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Injured Wallabies lock Coleman to miss Bledisloe Cup test


The Wallabies left Dunedin on Sunday with the respect of not just the Australian rugby public, but the admiration of rugby watchers all over the world. The All Blacks conceded a huge amount of points very quickly and I've written before about how they have the team and individual discipline and a belief that they will never concede defeat regardless of how dire the situation. Read More »

D'Tigress Beat Senegal To Win Afrobasket 2017


The last time Nigeria won the tournament was in 2005 in Abuja when Nigeria hosted the 17th edition of the tournament between December 20th and 28. Nigeria led the first two quarters by 10-7, 13-5, but allowed the homers to fight back as they coasted to 15-16 and 8-16 in the third and fourth quarters of the game. Read More »

Titans' Murray may not play versus Bears Sunday


It was the most serious of a smattering of Bears injuries. On the drive, Glennon was accurate and poised, exactly what the Bears wanted to see to avoid a seismic shift in their plan to have first-round rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky continue developing as a backup. Read More »

Arsene Wenger confirms Alexis Sanchez available to face Liverpool


After a thrilling comeback against Leicester in their league opener, the Gunners succumbed to a defeat against a Stoke side that had only won 1 of their previous 11 Premier League matches. But the Frenchman also has not ruled out keeping Sanchez, adding: "He is very focused, the fact that he goes into the last season of his contract doesn't mean that we have no chance to extend it". Read More »

Cubs Star Anthony Rizzo Slugs His Way to History


And for good measure, Hoskins - called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10 - started the 14th triple play in club history, and the first since August 7, 2016 ( watch the play here ). Hector Neris notched his 16th save, helping Pivetta earn a win it didn't look like he'd get early on. Hendricks is the first pitcher to have two hits in an inning since Carlos Zambrano in 2003. Read More »

BYU's athletic director provides update on status of game with LSU


But Tropical Storm Harvey could change that. If the game is moved, it will be the fourth LSU game in three years to be affected by inclement weather. "It's my understanding that the preference of everyone involved is to try to play the game in Houston, but they are looking at all of their options at this point in case the game has to be moved". Read More »

Hamilton the pole star equals record


Lewis Hamilton revelled in his fifth victory of the 2017 Formula 1 season after seeing off a stiff challenge from Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the Belgian Grand Prix , believing his rival to have been in the quicker vehicle on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Bills DT Dareus sent home after violating team rules


The former Alabama standout was sent back to Buffalo on Saturday for violating a team rule . "This was the move we wanted to make today and we'll talk more about it when we get back to Buffalo". Green, Patrick Peterson, and Julio Jones, were taken with the three picks directly after him. "Any player that you have to send home, this is not the norm". Read More »

Rookie Deshone Kizer selected as Browns starting quarterback


He would be the 15th different quarterback to open the season for the Browns since 1999, but, surprisingly, only the second rookie to get the call. Smith will plan for how to handle Kizer this weekend. Thomas, who sat out the first two preseason games , will make his debut Saturday night. The former Notre Dame starter has been impressive with his composure and confidence, and there's no doubt that he's got the arm strength to make any throw. Read More »

Patriots Release Defensive Lineman Kony Ealy


Then, last year, the New Madrid, Mo., native registered 32 tackles, five sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception in 16 games and six starts. "There was a lot of effort put in, but in the end we didn't feel like this was going to work out". Read More »

Gausman sharp in shutout of Red Sox


The loss is the Red Sox second straight and drops them to 73-55 on the season. Losing pitcher Rick Porcello was tagged for 11 runs - four earned - and nine hits over 4 2/3 innings. The under is 13-5-2 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams. The 16 runs tied the most allowed this season by the Red Sox . Goldschmidt's homer capped a four-run third inning against left-hander Ty Blach. Read More »

Man United 2 Leicester City 0

Kasper Schmeichel saved the shot but the ball rebounded to Juan Mata , who netted the ball only to be ruled offside. They defended amazingly well, but we kept calm and kept control of the game. "People can go on about the transfer fee but I thought Paul did really well and that's why we won the two major trophies a year ago, part of that was because he performed really well in the big games". Read More »

Bears WR Cameron Meredith carted off with injured knee


Meredith made a 16-yard catch Sunday when he was hit by Titans cornerback Logan Ryan and safety Johnathan Cyprien . Last season, the up-and-coming pass catcher hauled in a single-season career-high 66 receptions for 888 yards and four touchdowns across 14 regular-season appearances for the struggling Bears. Read More »

Mourinho explains why he missed Man United's opening goal

I am happy for them, for Marouane, for Jesse, for Marcus", he said . King nearly pulled a goal back in stoppage time after getting on the end of Gray's cross, but De Gea was alert to deny him at point-blank range as United went into the worldwide break on a high. Read More »

Huddersfield Town sign former England goalkeeper Green


There had been plenty of talk throughout the summer that the former Norwich City man would leave Elland Road, as his chances of first-team action were diminishing, after Thomas Christiansen brought in Felix Wiedwald earlier in the transfer window. Read More »

Rashford, Fellaini Score; Manchester United Stay Perfect With 2-0 Win

Jose Mourinho has criticised Manchester United's fans for being too "quiet" during the side's 2-0 win over Leicester on Saturday. Seven minutes after the restart, United were gifted the opportunity to take the lead from the penalty spot when Danny Simpson handled the ball inside the area, but Schmeichel guessed correctly to keep out Lukaku's spot kick. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Purrs As Manchester United Beat Leicester

For months the club were linked to the Frenchman , and it seemed the interest in joining forces was both ways. They're playing 100mph, and so far nobody can live with them. As for the impact of his two subs , Mourinho added: "If I don't have them on the bench I can't make successful changes". On the 9th they play at Stoke then host Everton on the 17th. Read More »

Sharapova to meet Halep in first round at US Open


The US Open, which is the last Grand Slam of the year, is scheduled to take place on August 28 to September 10. "I'm aware of what many of my peers have said about me and how critical of me some of them have been." she added. Welcome back to Grand Slam tennis, Maria Sharapova . "Consistent with past practice, a wildcard was provided to a past USA champion who needed the wildcard for entry into the main draw". Read More »

Jets Trade CB McDougle for S Terrence Brooks


He spent his first two seasons with the Ravens and played with the Eagles past year. "The 5'10", 200-pounder was originally selected by the Ravens in third-round of the 2014 Draft. McDougle was a member of the "Idzik 12", the famed 2014 draft class that features way more misses than hits by former GM John Idzik. He missed his rookie season with a knee injury and had hamstring issues a year ago, but he dropped 14 pounds and 6 percent body fat in the offseason and appeared to be in the mix ... Read More »

Trump blames GOP leaders for debt ceiling 'mess'


Trump, escalating a conflict that has been brewing for months, told supporters Tuesday night: "Believe me, if we have to close down our government , we're building that wall". The president repeatedly has pressed Senate GOP leaders to change the rules so controversial legislation can pass with a simple majority, as opposed to 60 votes. Read More »

The Moment Badou Jack Battered Nathan Cleverly Into A TKO


A dominant fourth round display saw the 33-year-old rock Cleverly with a thunderous left hook to extend his lead. "Well done to the new champ Badou Jack ", Cleverly said. "The victor of this is in line for Andre Ward and the super WBA title". In his first title defence, Wales' Cleverly was clearly pumped up before the opening bell, striding around the ring with the belt strung across his shoulder and attempting to intimidate the more composed Jack. Read More »

West Brom 1-1 Stoke City: Spoils split at Hawthorns


It was only the second time in seven games that Pulis has failed to beat Stoke since he left the club in 2013. West Brom created the first opening of the match but James Morrison headed wide from Chris Brunt's cross. Sobhi's cross with the outside of his boot appeared harmless enough but Hegazi, who had scored on his debut in the previous home game, got in a bad tangle as he tried to volley clear. Read More »

Yankees reinstate 1B Greg Bird from 60-day DL


Carlos Ruiz slugged a long solo home run as the Mariners fell to the Yankees on Saturday afternoon in NY. It was a night after Seattle held the Yankees to just one run in a loss despite loading the bases three times. In 46 games, he slashed.261/.343/.529 and really helped propel the Yankees into that wild card spot . Pinch-hitter Robinson Cano grounded out against Tommy Kahnle to end the inning. Read More »

Manchester United vs Leicester City: Potential XI with Pogba, Mkhitaryan and Pogba


Vicente Iborra and Robert Huth are both ruled out. Leicester City new signing, Kelechi Iheanacho, is doubtful for Saturday's Premier League tie against highly-flying Manchester United at the Old Trafford. But, Manchester United have some obvious troubles when it comes to Europe. The game kicks off at 17:30 BST. And there is reason for optimism, after Jose Mourinho's men won their first two fixtures by identical 4-0 scores against West Ham United and Swansea City , respectively. Read More »

Wenger Eager To Pair Lacazette, Sanchez Against Liverpool

Ozil came in for criticism from former Reds midfielder and club legend Steven Gerrard for his limp display at Stoke last week as the Gunners lost 1-0, but Klopp still believes the Germany worldwide is a special player. However, we don't all walk away from the things we love just because we are frustrated, but we will talk more about that at No. 2. After their opening weekend draw with Watford, Liverpool have reeled off three successive victories in all competitions to prove they can thrive ... Read More »

Loris Karius to start against Arsenal as Simon Mignolet is left out


Along with Mignolet not carrying an injury, Ward's place in the squad adds another layer of mystery and surprise to Klopp's decision. Although Liverpool supporters have become accustomed to watching him make some awful errors over the past couple of seasons, Mignolet hasn't actually dropped any clangers for a long time. Read More »

1st Test, Australia tour of Bangladesh at Dhaka, Aug 27


THE Australian Test team , fresh from a bitter contract standoff, has prepared for tomorrow's first Test against Bangladesh by visiting slums in the capital Dhaka . Australia can finally get back to playing cricket with the pay dispute over, but it's going to be a hard re-introduction, with a tour of the fast-improving Bangladesh kicking off in Dhaka . Read More »

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE - Two Match Preview (Round 3)


Now with Pedro match fit, Antonio Conte will opt to play a 3-4-3 once again. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted he is "surprised" at the decision to call Eden Hazard up to the Belgium squad. Chelsea have some of the star players back and available for this fixture, while others like Bakayoko and possibly Morata too are nearing full fitness after a pre-season which left them behind the levels of others in their team. Read More »

Federer, Nadal mull possible meeting at US Open semis


Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match in more than a year will come against second seed Simona Halep at the US Open . Nadal leads their career head-to-head 23-14 but Federer has won their last four matches, three of which were played on hard court this season: in the Australian Open final, the Indian Wells round of 16 and the Miami Open final. Read More »

Drew Brees says Texans have best front seven in NFL


Deshaun Watson completed 11-of-21 passes for 116 yards and an interception in the Texans' third preseason game . Defensive end Darryl Tapp had the Saints first sack, safety Rafael Bush added a second, rookie Al-Quadin Muhammad had third and former CFL player Adam Bighill had the final one which preserved the shutout. Read More »

Colts top Steelers for first preseason win


Steelers coach Mike Tomlin kept his other offensive starters in for the remainder of the half, and they could only manage one more field goal with six seconds remaining before halftime. Roethlisberger was 6 of 9 for 73 yards and Brown had two receptions for 28 yards before exiting. The same can't be said for Indianapolis, which could start the season in flux without Luck, whose right shoulder has been slow to mend from offseason surgery. Read More »

Brooke Henderson Soars Up Leaderboard on Moving Day in Ottawa


It looked like Henderson was going to earn her only bogey of the day on the 381-yard, par 4 No. 16. Henderson, the 19-year-old major victor from nearby Smiths Falls, produced a course record round of eight-under to race up the leaderboard, finishing before the overnight leaders even teed off. Read More »