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Pittsburgh Pirates use big third to top Toronto Blue Jays

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Justin Smoak and Darwin Barney added solo homers for the Blue Jays, who have won nine of 13 at home. Pittsburgh opened the scoring in the top half of the first on an RBI single from David Freese. Lopez started his first game with the Blue Jays on Wednesday, becoming the sixth catcher to start behind the plate for Toronto this season, a franchise record. Read More »

Stormy weather halts play at PGA Championship

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After his 74 Friday left him at 11-over par for the tournament, Mickelson said he had played "atrocious" golf at both the British Open in July and this week at the PGA. He looked like the Day of old on Friday at Quail Hollow with his power off the tee and putting touch. It was one of those days, when nothing went my way. Read More »

Seven Gators suspended for season opener

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Defensive end Keivonnis Davis , defensive lineman Richerd Desir-Jones, linebacker James Houston, linebacker Ventrell Miller , defensive lineman Jordan Smith and offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort also won't play September 2 against the Wolverines in Arlington, Texas. Read More »

Gerrard: Mourinho is trying to turn Man Utd in Chelsea

In an interview to Sky Sports News, boss Antonio Conte has revealed he was also unhappy to see the move sanctioned and Matic leave for Old Trafford: "Matic knows very well what I think about him, ' Conte told Sky Sports ". He does not want to suffer the same fate of managers Jose Mourinho and Claudio Ranieri - sacked months after their title-winning seasons. "It's a great challenge for us to try and retain the title, but we are working hard", he added. Read More »

Guingamp Score Barely Believable Own Goal On Neymar PSG Debut

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Neymar then span a ball in for Marquinhos whose header came back off the post (35'). As previously mentioned, Neymar also gave Cavani his first goal of the campaign with a glorious assist in the 62nd minute. A 25-year-old at the peak of his powers, Neymar poked and probed, completing a team-high 103 passes, one of which he expertly threaded though the eye of a needle to assist Cavani just past the hour, before getting his own name on the teamsheet late on. Read More »

Championship leader Marc Marquez claims third straight pole in Austria

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Dovizioso, who was second in Austria to his then teammate Andrea Iannone a year ago, took advantage of the battle between Marquez and Lorenzo to snatch the lead. "I tried to listen to his engine and on the second last corner he opened his throttle earlier than me so I knew that he would be trying everything at the last corner to overtake me". Read More »

Washington Nationals vs. San Francisco Giants

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He was helped off the field. Harper, the National League MVP in 2015, left the game in the last of the first inning Saturday after his left foot slipped on the first base bag as he tried to beat out a groundball to first baseman Ryder Jones . Read More »

Watch Pure Michigan 400 Online

Here are three things to know about the race . Elliott and Kenseth are among the drivers battling for the last three open spots in the 16-car field for The Chase, which begins September 17 at Chicagoland Speedway. Chip Ganassi Racing voiced its concerns about Larson racing twice in one weekend but ultimately gave the 25-year-old the OK to do it. "I think it's been a progressive improvement in my team and myself as well", Suarez said. Read More »

Four-midable Manchester United sweep West Ham aside in Premier League opener

Pogba will have a new midfield partner this term after Manchester United completed a surprise £40m deal to sign Nemanja Matic from Premier League champions Chelsea . And the Argentinian paid a heavy price for that foul for, when Mkhitaryan floated over the consequent free-kick, that man Lukaku ghosted in front of Masuaku to nod home his second goal of the afternoon. Read More »

2017-18 EPL season starts with seven-goal Arsenal-Leicester thriller

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The night started perfectly for Arsenal as new signing Alexandre Lacazette marked his league debut with a goal after just 94 seconds, only for Shinji Okazaki to cancel it out three minutes later. Supporting the Frenchman in the attack will be Danny Welbeck and Mesut Ozil . Arsenal were piling the pressure on Leicester's back four as the visitors set up to counter, with Schmeichel being called into action to beat away Kolasinac's stinging volley. Read More »

There could be a female manager in EPL soon, feels Wenger

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The 28-year-old forward has entered into the final year of his contract at Emirates Stadium and could walk away for free next summer. He told a news conference on Friday: "You know he's injured, he needs time to recover, he's not ready to play tomorrow. Read More »

Alvaro Morata scores his first goal for Chelsea in defeat to Burnley

Striker Sam Vokes scored two of them by converting crosses out wide, either side of a stunning volley by left back Stephen Ward. After beating Tottenham to the Premier League title last season, the Blues can expect a fired up performance from their London rivals in their temporary Wembley home next Sunday. Read More »

Ben Davies, Dele Alli star in Tottenham's win against Newcastle

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A deflection off Matt Ritchie saw Eriksen's pass loop up for the unmarked Kane inside the box, but Elliot stayed big and blocked his powerful strike in the 51st minute. Not what you want when you've just been promoted to the Premier League . The first half didn't exactly go as smoothly as planned, but a Newcastle red card early in the second half opened things up nicely for Spurs . Read More »

Team Liquid Wins The International 2017 Dota 2 Event

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Team Liquid has won the global e-sports tournament and was rewarded with a grand prize of $10.7 million. Empire seemed to be on a roll after soundly defeating NA squad Cloud9 in a best of one on day one and next eliminating tournament favorites Evil Geniuses in a 2-0 performance. Read More »

Hizbul Mujahideen operations commander Yasin Itoo among 3 killed in Shopian encounter

The Indian armed forces registered yet another success in their fight against terrorism when a top Hizbul Mujahideen militant was killed in encounter. Itoo, often called a "vintage militant", had joined Hizbul Mujahideen in 1996. Two among them succumbed to injuries last night. On Saturday afternoon, the Army, police and CRPF had launched the operation in Awneera hamlet, around 15 km from Shopian town, after receiving inputs about the presence of militants. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at Raiders preseason game

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The two discussed it afterward and came to an understanding. "He said, 'This is something I've done for 11 years. You do your thing.' So it's a non-issue for me". The issue was polarizing when Kaepernick protested previous year and was joined by several players across the country. Lynch sitting down was immediately lumped in with those incidents. Read More »

Arsenal vs. Leicester City

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Groans could be heard around the Emirates soon after when Okazaki glanced a header wide, but those groans turned into cheers on the brink of half time as Welbeck rolled home after being picked out by Kolasinac alongside him. Wenger shuffled his pack and Aaron Ramsey levelled with eight minutes remaining before fellow substitute Giroud wrapped up the points. Wenger has always been desperate to keep Giroud because he offers something so different with his aerial presence but was also willing ... Read More »

Borussia Dortmund maintain Ousmane Dembele suspension

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Sporting director Michael Zorc added: "Our focus is now concentrated on the preparation of the for the opening Bundesliga match against Wolfsburg next weekend". Dembele missed Dortmund's DFB-Pokal match against Rielasingen-Arlen as Maximilian Philipp and Andre Schurrle played on the wings, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netting a hat-trick after Marc Bartra opened the scoring. Read More »

Neville sends 'horrendous' message to Chelsea about new Man United signing

Neville also believes the sale will improve the players already at United, with Matic's new midfield colleagues set to benefit. Matic won two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the EFL Cup across two spells at Chelsea . "But they are very experienced and they also had some chances to score another because at the end we tried to go with everything to score and they had some counter-attacks". Read More »

Sri Lanka 61/4 at tea on Day 2

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India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday hoped that the ICC guidelines for suspending a player will be consistent and not vary with different situations after all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was suspended for the third Test against Sri Lanka here due to a breach of conduct. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez to miss start of season through injury

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Personally I think he is a hugely talented player, he's on the way up and he will continue to move up because the potential is there. 'It's not like they are going to sell him for £50m and take £200 of everybody's season tickets because we've sold our best player. Read More »

Federer beats Bautista Agut in Montreal

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Perhaps it was understandable that the Swiss maestro was a little rusty on this occasion, for this was only his second competitive match since winning an unprecedented eighth Wimbledon . You could see that we were both mentally (tired). I don't know what Robin, I will endure tomorrow [Saturday]. "I haven't wasted too much energy. I'm just playing better". Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger reveals Sanchez injury layoff

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Arsenal have offered Alexis Sanchez a new contract worth £300,000 a week, according to reports in the British media. The Chile worldwide suffered an abdominal injury in training and could miss two weeks, while defender Laurent Koscielny is suspended for the visit of the Foxes. Read More »

Upton walk-off blast lifts Tigers over Twins

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Twin relievers had been on an incredible roll, but they gave up six runs over the final three innings, including a Justin Upton walk-off homer. Jose Iglesias hit a two-run homer, his fourth home run of the year, in the eighth inning after James McCann reached a career-best five RBIs by hitting into a force-out with runners on first and third. Read More »

Wenger lauds stay at home match victor Giroud

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But Arsene Wenger's double change turned the game, FA Cup final hero Ramsey drilling in an 83rd-minute equaliser and Giroud notching the victor two minutes later with a header that hit the bar and bounced over the line. "We had some avoidable goals which we conceded and overall we have to work on that". Danny Welbeck would bring the Gunners back level with a strike just before the half. Read More »

ESports Being Considered For 2024 Summer Olympics

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In fact, Estanguet is already discussing the matter with eSports officials and the International Olympic Committee. "We are the only city that has two successful Olympics - that's what I look to", Councilman Gil Cedillo said, referring to previous L.A. Read More »

Wenger gives update on Giroud's future at Arsenal after Leicester City winner

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Alexandre Lacazette scored more goals in Ligue 1 over the past four seasons than any other player. "It was one of the great days". He added: "I know how important Giroud is, not only as a player but in the group as well". We had some avoidable goals which we conceded and overall we have to work on that. "Because one was a corner, one was a goal where we lost the ball in the build-up and the third goal was a corner again". Read More »

Christian Hackenberg shows definite signs of progress in Jets' preseason opener

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The Jets did not score in their next 13 possessions. A win is a win, but a preseason win is a preseason win. Jets coach Todd Bowles has not put any type of time frame on deciding who his starting quarterback will be for Week 1 in Buffalo on September 10, but it is reasonable to expect a decision after the third preseason game with the Giants in two weeks. Read More »

Nationals Bryce Harper carried off field with apparent knee injury

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But, if his season just ended with a slick base, that throws a huge dagger into the World Series chances for the Nationals , who have been running away with the NL East for weeks. Adam Lind could be the first replacement option after his strong start to the year, although the entire roster will have to contribute to keep the offense afloat as long as Harper is unavailable. Read More »

LONDON 2017: Sally Pearson wins gold in 100-metre hurdles

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She controlled the race from there, winning in 12.59 seconds ahead of long-time rival Dawn-Harper Nelson (12.63). Favourite Kendra Harrison, who set the world record in the London Stadium previous year having missed out on Olympic selection, again clattered too many barriers as she did in the semis and finished fourth in 12.74. Read More »