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Red Sox Take Win After Late-Night Homer

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It was also an exhausting one. After spending the better part of six seasons residing in the AL East, it's nearly shocking that Blue Jays utility man Steve Pearce hadn't sent a ball out of Fenway Park . "It's fun to be part of games like that. So we've got to get through some recovery time here before we start making any kind of final determination on people, so that's not even a concern at this point". Read More »

Jürgen Klopp sends out clear message after Barca's Coutinho bid

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Coutinho committed his future to Liverpool by penning a five-year contract this year and, speaking at a news conference ahead of the Premier League Asia Trophy final against Leicester City in Hong Kong , Klopp was reluctant to entertain the prospect of one of his key men departing less than a month before the 2017-18 season kicks off. Read More »

OJ Simpson Granted Parole: His Earliest Possible Release Date

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Simpson, his attorney and a Simpson family member are expected to speak at the hearing, Nevada Department of Corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said. The board let it be known that even though they received stacks upon stacks of letters in both support and opposition of Simpson, that they would not consider the 1994 double murder acquittal or subsequent 33 million dollar civil lawsuit judgement against him for the same crime into consideration for today's parole hearing. Read More »

Red Sox are reportedly interested in Tigers reliever Justin Wilson

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If the Detroit Tigers are going to successfully trade Justin Verlander before the Major League Baseball trade deadline, they will nearly certainly have to pay some of his remaining contract. He is under contractual control through 2019. Wilson is under contract for one more season at $2.7 million. He's been especially good since late June, posting a 4-1 record with a 1.62 ERA in five starts since June 25. Read More »

Jake Lamb's six RBIs help Arizona Diamondbacks rout Cincinnati Reds

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On Thursday, Ketel Marte and Gregor Blanco stepped up at the plate. Lamb was hitting fourth behind Paul Goldschmidt prior to the J.D. Martinez acquisition. X-rays came back negative, and Martinez was diagnosed with a left hand contusion. Lovullo is hopeful he can return over the weekend. Zack Cozart hit a ground-rule double, and Joey Votto was walked intentionally ahead of Duvall's single to right. Read More »

Lukaku: Mourinho has already made me a better player

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Mourinho, who previously won league titles in Portugal, Spain, Italy and England, has never been in charge for more than three seasons at his previous clubs. "We want to win all of the games". United also hit travel problems due to bad weather and found that training facilities were not up to standard. Read More »

OJ Simpson wins parole hearing in Nevada: Bill Livingston

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OJ Simpson seen here during his parole court proceedings. OJ Simpson has been granted parole after spending nine years in a Nevada prison for multiple felonies relating to an armed robbery in 2007. The normal amount of time it takes for a parole board to make a decision can span as long as a couple of months, but due to the media attention to Simpson's case, the board is expected to make a decision within 20 to 30 minutes of the hearing. Read More »

Carolina Panthers sign G Trai Turner to four-year extension

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ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the terms of the deal a while after Turner made his announcement. Turner , who was the 92nd pick in the 2014 draft, had one season remaining on his rookie contract. Clearly, the Panthers are not going to stop working in the front office after firing Dave Gettleman. Turner's extension included a $15 million signing bonus, according to sources. Read More »

An All-American start to the British Open

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Spieth served up some fine morning fare that was as tasty as a bacon buttie as he set a sprightly pace and finished in a three-way tie at the top with his compatriots, Matt Kuchar and Brooks Koepka . McIlroy also shot 71 and was relieved. It was at the 2014 U.S. Open that he secured his PGA Tour card, and at Erin Hills last month, he finally broke through . Read More »

Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg set for UFC 215 main event

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Dillashaw, the former Cal State Fullerton wrestler whose scheduled July title fight against unbeaten Cody Garbrandt was scrapped after Garbrandt was injured. Nunes and Shevchenko (14-2) met in a three-round fight in 2016, with Nunes taking a unanimous decision. Nunes (14-4) was supposed to headline UFC 213 earlier this month in Las Vegas, but was forced to pull out on the day of the bout due to symptoms from sinusitis. Read More »

Hugh Freeze out at Ole Miss, Rebels coach resigns

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There aren't really any winners in this entire fiasco, from the Ole Miss administration to Freeze to Luke, the man tasked with weathering the storm. Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter and athletic director Ross Bjork held a press conference at 7:30 p.m. Read More »

5 replacements for Alvaro Morata at Real Madrid

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At first it seemed that the Blues would bring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge from Everton while United pursued the Real Madrid hitman, but the opposite turned out to be true. "After the confirmation of his move to Chelsea Morata immediately expressed words of satisfaction". In fact, Morata had the best goals per-minute record at Real, scoring every 89 minutes, while only Barcelona's Lionel Messi had a better record in La Liga. Read More »

Nneka Ogwumike named, WNBA all-star

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The others include: Dallas guard Skylar Diggins-Smith, Minnesota guard Seimone Augustus, Los Angeles' guard Chelsea Gray, Los Angeles forward Nneka Ogwumike, and Phoenix center Brittney Griner. She's averaging 10.8 points per game, her best scoring performance since 2012, and remains both a strong rebounder and elite defender. Alas, Brunson is not one of the five players selected to participate in the three-point contest, which would further highlight her work from deep. Read More »

Man Shoots 820-Pound Wild Hog In His Front Yard

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Wade Seago's pet Schnauzer, Cruiser, is nothing if not fearless. He realized something about the situation was wrong when he heard his daughter scream, AL.com reported . The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources allows residents to shoot wild hogs on their property without limits. On private land, hunters can legally hunt hogs every day with no restrictions, and with massive pigs such as this one available, it sounds like something to add to your bucket list. Read More »

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss OL Michael Oher

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In eight National Football League seasons split between Baltimore (2009-13), Tennessee (2014) and Carolina (2015-16), Oher has started all 110 regular season games he played. Although, Panthers coach Ron Rivera's explanation couldn't have been further from Oher's Instagram message. Oher defended the former general manager. Read More »

Monaco to report clubs over 'unauthorised' Kylian Mbappe approach

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Monaco are threatening to report "important" European clubs to Federation Internationale de Football Association for making contact with star striker Kylian Mbappe without the club's consent. The 18-year-old scored 27 goals and provided 17 assists in 59 appearances in all competitions, as Monaco clinched the Ligue 1 title and reached the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League last season. Read More »

Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No

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Bowman now works out of the Hendrick shop in Concord, North Carolina where he works on the No. 88 while also testing the wheel force transducer auto for Chevrolet. In an interview with USA TODAY Sports on July 6, Earnhardt talked about his replacement and who he'd like to see in the vehicle. A report from Motorsport and the team's own website confirms that the three-year veteran will take over Junior's spot after auditioning for the team last year.meaning he's got a lot of work to do for ... Read More »

Rory McIlroy Roars Back Following Disastrous Start To The British Open

Better putting? Of course. Having conceded to struggling badly early on, McIlroy revealed a pep talk from caddie JP Fitzgerald had got him back on track. "It wasn't I couldn't look within myself", McIlroy stated. "But, again, all it takes is one week for those odds to go back to, I don't know, 7 to 1, 8 to 1 at Quail Hollow.So as I say, good week to back me". Read More »

Why are dogs such doting companions? It's in their genes

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We associate quantitative data on behavioral phenotypes symptomatic ofWBS in humans with structural changes in the WBS locus in dogs. Whether they're staring at us, barking at us or licking our faces, dogs are often eager to interact with humans and are highly attuned to our behaviors . Read More »

Morocco ready to replace Cameroon in hosting 2019 AFCON

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The Africa Cup of Nations will no longer be staged in January and February. Players from 12 Premier League clubs featured in this year's Africa Cup of Nations , Arsenal's Mohamed Elneny scoring in Egypt's final defeat to Cameroon . The President of the Moroccan FA, Fouzi Lakjaa, has said they are ready to stage the 2019 Nations Cup in place of Cameroon "in case of lack of capacity". Read More »

Vick apologizes for Kaepernick haircut comments: 'Truly sorry'

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Vick says he's always been a Kaepernick supporter and is "truly sorry for what I said". So what would Vick say if Kaepernick responded to his recent text and phone call? Between the saga with Vick to his controversial national anthem protest and comments, Kaepernick has been at the forefront of almost every NFL headline throughout the last calendar year. Read More »

RB Leipzig respond to Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid

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The Guinea global was one of Ralph Hasenhuttl's star players as Leipzig finished second to Bayern Munich in their maiden Bundesliga campaign. Reports throughout the entire summer have suggested that once Liverpool agreed to part with €75m, around £65m, Red Bull Leipzig would be willing to do business for Naby Keita . Read More »

Cyclist's Gnarly Photo Proves Tour De France Is Ultimate Body Killer

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With another gruelling trip across the Alps and Pyrenees, who will wear the yellow jersey on the Champs-Elysees? Of course not. But at least we now know there's no reason to be concerned about Poljanski's health, which means we can go back to appreciating how hard it must be to get in good enough shape to compete in the Tour de France. Read More »

Matt Kuchar claims share of British Open lead

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World number one Dustin Johnson and 2014 Open champion Rory McIlroy were among those starting their rounds later in the day. American superstar Jordan Spieth and newly crowned US Open champion Brook Koepka have made light of challenging conditions to capture the clubhouse lead with a flawless first-round 65s at the British Open. Read More »

India to take on six-times champion Australia in the semi-finals

Smriti Mandhana, who got India's campaign off to a flying start with a 90 and a hundred in consecutive games, hasn't been able to score in excess of 15 in the four subsequent games. A lot of credit for the team's success in the ongoing tournament should go to the Indian spinners - Ekta Bisht, Deepti Sharma and Poonam Yadav - who have snared 26 wickets between them. Read More »

Dikembe Mutombo interested in Rockets ownership

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The Rockets won the National Basketball Association championship in his first two seasons with the team (1994 and 1995). He said he was looking for partners who can "cut the check and they can make me be part of it". Which is why multiple groups are expected to join together in bids. That's what makes the Rockets so appealing in his eyes, but he needs to convince the people he's reached out to regarding a possible bid of this as well. Read More »

Auburn's Kamryn Pettway named to Doak Walker Award watch list

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From the original 61 running backs on the preseason watch list and others added to the radar during the season, it will be cut down to 10 semifinalists November 15 and then to the final three November 20. Overall, Lindsey averaged 5.2 yards per carry and 63.6 yards per game, and he had eight runs of 20-plus yards during the season to lead the team. He collected career highs in rushing yards (160), all-purpose yards (236) and receiving yards (76) vs. Read More »

Mariners trade for Phelps

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Having to give up four prospects to acquire him might seem very expensive to Mariners fans though. After serving as both a starter and reliever as a member of the Yankees, he has since started just 24 of his 131 regular-season appearances for the Marlins. Read More »

Kevin Pietersen eyes worldwide return, could play for Proteas in 2019

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In-play highlights and live text commentary of selected games on the BBC Sport website. In reply, Essex were restricted to 140 for seven. "I'm in a happy place right now", said Pietersen after smashing a thrilling half-century to lead Surrey to a 10-run win over Essex in front of nearly 24,000 fans at The Oval in the Twenty20 Blast in an explosive return to English cricket . Read More »

United Kingdom can replicate current trade arrangements

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Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's Brexit negotiating position is just as strong as it was before last month's election, when her Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority. Banks have indicated that while they may pick one European Union center to be their main regional subsidiary in the bloc, they are likely to spread their operations across several countries. Read More »

Chelsea agree deal to sign Real Madrid striker Morata

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has finally got the striker he's been searching for all summer. "I'm going to the team managed by the coach who has placed the most faith in me, and that's great for me". The striker, who notched 20 goals for Madrid in all competitions last season, all but confirmed the transfer late on Wednesday night and also spoke in glowing terms of Conte ahead of the proposed move. Read More »

Tom Westley to debut against South Africa in third test

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The lad who will probably be most disappointed this morning will be Mark Stoneman , the left-hander who plays at Surrey and hence the Oval . Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones, who was left out of the XI at Trent Bridge , retains his place in the squad . Read More »