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Bangladesh vs Australia: Lyon and Warner Keep Visitors in the Hunt

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Tamim brought up his 24th Test half century, and second in the match. Australia's Josh Hazlewood walked off the field with what appeared to be side strain but is unlikely to be missed much in the spin-dominated contest, having gone wicketless so far in the opening match of the two-test series. Read More »

Emotional Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with continuing hip injury

Besides Murray , the likes of Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori won't be a part of the fourth and final Grand Slam of the calendar year. "When you speak to a lot [of specialists], there are different views and opinions on what the best thing to do is moving forward". However, because the withdrawal came before a match was played, there has been a modest reshuffle of other seeds. Read More »

Federer 'screwed' in US Open draw change

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Tried resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here. "I was actually practicing okay over the last few days but it's too sore for me to win the tournament and obviously that's what I was here to try and do so unfortunately I won't be playing here". Read More »

John DeShazier: Saints hope Jon Dorenbos will solidify long snapper spot

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But, it's not all that unexpected. "Rick has done a nice job, even going back to last season when he came in late in the season and filled in for us past year", head coach Doug Pederson said. "He helped me here, he helped me develop into the snapper that I am". Notes: Eagles backup quarterback Nick Foles did not practice Tuesday because of an illness and likely will not play in Thursday's preseason finale against the New York Jets . Read More »

North Korea dares U.S. and allies, fires 'ballistic' missile over Japan

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Tuesday's missile launch allowed North Korea to call a bluff from Japan, a key US ally in the region. The Korean leader's remarkls remarks, conveyed via the Korean Central News Agency, a government mouthpiece, suggest that North Korea has no intention of changing the behavior guiding a recent spate of missile tests that have rattled east Asian countries and prompted tough talk from the United States . Read More »

That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes

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Rashford and Fellaini both scored after coming off the bench, while the other substitute, Jesse Lingard, created the Belgium midfielder's goal with a run and shot from the left. Jose was at it again following the 2-0 win over Leicester City when he said, "Everyone knows I would like a fourth player and I can not hide that because I had that in my mind". Read More »

Chelsea sign Eden Hazard's brother Kylian Hazard

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois believes that his team are improving with every game after enduring a hard start to the defence of their Premier League crown, report Sky Sports. 'I'm a bit surprised by this decision, ' said Conte. Young Ethan Hazard is an up-and-coming star who plays junior football in Belgium. 'Eden knows if he's not 100 per cent he will not risk it because it was a nasty injury'. Read More »

Patrick Vieira: Current Arsenal side are "better footballers" than 'Invincible' title winners

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During Vieira's spell at Arsenal , the Gunners were renowned for their free-flowing football but also for the hard, uncompromising edge they brought onto the pitch. "But in our time we were winning and we had the strength to not play well but somehow manage to win the game 1-0". Whilst Arsenal intend to trim their squad, many of those departures will leave holes within the side that need to be filled and French outlet Le 10 Sport states that the Gunners have made an approach to ... Read More »

Danny Drinkwater hands in transfer request to force through Chelsea move

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Bakayoko, who joined the Blues in a big-money move from Monaco, told SFR Sport: " Danny Drinkwater doesn't scare me". "Competition only makes you better". Drinkwater knows what it takes to get his hands on that piece of silverware, having helped Leicester to their remarkable triumph in 2015-16. Injured Everton playmaker Ross Barkley, Southampton duo Virgil van Dijk and Cedric Soares and Inter Milan's Antonio Candreva have also been linked with prospective moves to Stamford Bridge, ... Read More »

Fabregas, Morata lead Chelsea to 2-0 win over Everton

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Everton finished a busy week with the loss, but defender Ashley Williams refused to make excuses. Koeman declined to say whether Mirallas would now leave Everton , who are yet to receive an offer for forward Ross Barkley, linked with Chelsea and Tottenham. Read More »

No contact between Celtics and Cavs over adding more to trade

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If Boston had to go into the regular season with Thomas sidelined for an unknown amount of time as he continues to rehab the hip injury he suffered during Boston's run to the Eastern Conference finals, the Celtics might not only struggle to return to where they were a year ago, but they could take a significant step backward. Read More »

Jim McElwain Zings Jim Harbaugh for Oddball Ways

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And because Florida hasn't, either. That's not all McElwain said about MI, adding this about Harbaugh on Monday. But still, even if Harbaugh chooses not to say who his quarterback will be, we can take a guess and mine is that it will be Wilton Speight . Read More »

Sharapova edges No.2 Halep in NY

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Sharapova's career record against Halep remains flawless at 7-0, and she's free to march her way through the draw, buoyed by the fact that she knocked out one of the world's best players in the first round . Sharapova took down No. 2 seed Romanian Simona Halep and will go on to play Hungarian player Tímea Babos in the Open's second round on Wednesday. Read More »

Patrick Vieira says Arsenal must strike balance between physicality and attacking style

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If you look at our time, we managed to win games but sometimes we didn't play well. "And the way the players are performing on the pitch, for him to turn this around....(It's) for himself, for his own sanity". "He mesmerised supporters like the Pied Piper". I'd like him to go because I do not believe now he can motivate the players. Sorting out an acceptable deal for Alexis Sanchez's departure isn't the only piece of business Arsenal are having to conduct in the last couple of days of ... Read More »

Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open

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The 20-year-old German has been the revelation of 2017, picking up five titles, including two Masters 1000 titles. Federer "tweaked" his back at the Rogers Cup in Montreal, where he lost in the final to Alexander Zverev . Roger Federer was fielding questions from the media on Saturday at the US Open when a young boy in the press corps piped up and asked him a question. Read More »

Michael Phelps set for water baby number two

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The proud parents also announced the baby news on a verified Instagram account for Boomer , writing , "So excited to see what mama is having!" Boomer Phelps was born in May of 2016. At that time, Phelps won a gold medal in the final race of his career by swimming the butterfly in the 4×100-meter medley relay. "Lil man's going to be a Big Brother!" Michael and Nicole Phelps were married in June 2016 and again in October, according to People . Read More »

Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury

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Recently dethroned world number one Andy Murray has pulled out of the US Open citing a hip injury which he has been suffering for the past four months. "If you want to have matches like the three finals I played here with Novak, the kind of match the crowd is more involved because the points are so long, well, you can not expect play 50 shots' rally and in 25 seconds be ready to play the next point". Read More »

Browns Aggressively Trying To Trade CB Joe Haden

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After Haden made the Pro Bowl for the second year in a row in 2014 he was signed to a hefty five-year contract worth $67.5 million. He was severely limited by injuries in 2015 and struggled badly when on the field. They've shed cap space here in there by trading away Allen Barbre, Jon Dorembos and others, while cutting players who can save them money like the injured Ryan Mathews. Read More »

Defending champ Kerber down a set at US Open

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She secured a 6-3, 6-1 victory that bordered on brilliance, overcoming her 17 unforced errors with 22 winners to the nine hit by Kerber. The world No. After fighting off six break points in the fifth game of the second set, Pliskova rolled on to prevail on her first match point with a second-serve ace to set up a meeting against Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg or American qualifier Nicole Gibbs. Read More »

Art Briles Out As Coach For CFL Tiger-Cats

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The team faced widespread fan and social media backlash after announcing it hired Briles, who was sacked from his previous job as head coach at Baylor University. Briles had been removed as a defendant in Hernandez's lawsuit. The Big 12 Conference is withholding revenue from the school until an independent audit shows the university is implementing dozens of reforms recommended by Pepper Hamilton . Read More »

Liverpool Reject Most Recent Crystal Palace Bid For Sakho

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The Eagles have pursued a deal for the French global defender all summer after he impressed on loan a year ago, but came up against a club in Liverpool that were refusing to lower their demands for a £30m fee. Discussions are ongoing with a loan move to Vicarage Road looking the most likely, although that may not go through until deadline day as Liverpool would prefer to sell the Serbian global. Read More »

Florida college mourns loss of football player who collapsed and died Monday

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The Hatters are scheduled to open their season Saturday in CT against Sacred Heart. He was transported to the hospital and later died. A 19-year-old sophomore Stetson University football player died Monday evening after he complained of feeling unwell during football practice and then collapsed, the university announced Monday night. Read More »

Danny Duffy KC Royals Pitcher Busted for DUI ... at Burger King

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He reportedly tried to get someone to drive his auto for him in order to avoid an arrest and was trying to jump into the passenger seat when police arrived. "Nothing serious", Yost said. But Duffy was in Kansas City on Saturday to have a MRI exam of his elbow and was placed on the 10-day disabled list . Read More »

Hope heroics help Windies stun Eng

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Anderson, at times unusually wayward this morning, thought he had wicket number 498 in the next over but another Brathwaite edge fell just short of Tom Westley at third slip, while the Windies opener was given another life soon after. He followed Brathwaite in going past his second 50 of the match off only 70 balls and with Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes proving expensive and Moeen Ali curiously ineffective on a pitch that was expected to offer a degree of turn, Root seemed bereft of ideas. Read More »

Houston Rockets Up Hurricane Harvey Relief Pledge To $10 million

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A team statement added: "Our hearts are heavy seeing the devastation that so many of our friends, family and neighbors are experiencing", the team said in a statement . The Astros also moved a three-game series against the Texas Rangers to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has taken the lead among players in helping to raise money for the storm-ravaged city. Read More »

Israeli-founded pharma company Kite snapped up for some $11 billion

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Gilead expects the deal to turn neutral to earnings by the third year after the closing of the deal and be accretive thereafter. It is a auto T type therapy now under priority review by the FDA for the treatment of refractory non-Hodgkin lymphoma and it has a PDUFA date set for November 29, 2017. Read More »

49ers trading Vance McDonald to Steelers

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Unable to find a trade partner, the 49ers held on to McDonald and he spent most of training camp working with the starting offense. The Steelers offense is full of stars but didn't have a unsafe tight end. Trading McDonald allows San Francisco to move on from his pricey contract and open up playing time for Kittle. McDonald was drafted by Baalke in the second round of the 2013 draft. Read More »

Ravens coach Harbaugh receives contract extension

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Harbaugh is entering his 10th season as Baltimore's head coach but is coming off a second consecutive season without a playoff appearance. The 54-year-old led the Ravens to the playoffs in his first five seasons, highlighted by a Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers following the 2012 campaign. Read More »

Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace future 'in serious doubt'

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The former England manager took the surprising step of announcing his retirement at the end of the season - saying he wanted to spend more time with his family. We will see. The club is focusing on the players. The need to recruit was brought in to sharper focus as Palace lost 2-0 to opponents who had not managed an on-target attempt in their opening two Premier League games. Read More »

Olympic runner found dead in Scottsdale condo complex swimming pool

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City firefighters say Torrence was pronounced dead at the scene. After the news of Torrence's death was reported, tributes came in from friends and fellow athletes. However, he missed out on selection for the American teams at the Olympics and World Championships. "He competed for Peru (birth place of his mother) in the 2016 International Olympics in Rio", the Rotary newsletter notes. Read More »

Federer & Nadal kick off US Open campaigns

Sam Querrey moves into Cilic's position, with Philipp Kohlschreiber replacing the American. As a youngster, Frances Tiafoe , the son of a Sierra Leone immigrant, played tennis in hand-me-down gear and dreamed of the day he'd face Roger Federer at the US Open . Read More »

Chris Brown pledges $100k towards Hurricane Harvey victims

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Kevin Hart has given US$25,000 (NZD$35,000) to victims of Hurricane Harvey , appealing his famous friends to also donate to the cause. I've been a person who's partaken in every one of them'. "There's going to be a lot we need to do to help rebuild". In a video posted on Twitter by NBC News, Hart said he's donating $25,000 and challenged other celebrities to help. Read More »

Sri Lanka Recalls Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne

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Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the ongoing one day worldwide series against India after being hit on the right thumb while batting in the 3rd match at the Pallekale global Stadium. Gunatilaka landed heavily on his right shoulder while fielding and could be ruled out for the rest of the series. Kapugedera is in doubt for the fourth ODI to be played on Thursday. Read More »

Rajnath wishes sports fraternity on National Sports Day

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On Tuesday, the Prime Minister keeping his words paid a tribute to the hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birthday and launched the National Sports Talent Search Portal. To mark the National Sports Day , he congratulated all sportspersons and sports enthusiasts who pursue sports with great vigour and passion. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1956 by the Indian Government for his continuous Contribution towards the Indian Hockey. Read More »