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Diego Costa Edges Closer To Chelsea Exit

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Reports in Spain had alleged that Costa had returned to the United Kingdom to accept his punishment from the Blues in a bid to force through a transfer back to Atletico Madrid , but the Daily Mirror has now claimed that such speculation is unfounded. Read More »

Gallery: The best images from the Vuelta a Espana 2017 so far

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Not that it was all plain sailing. In the overall standings, the British rider's lead over Nibali increased to 1 minute, 58 seconds following the 16th-stage time trial. Check out all our coverage to find out how much of a difference the time trial makes to the top 10 of the General Classification. So far Froome has come second three times and fourth once at the Vuelta, and barring disaster he should be able to put that "unfinished business" to rest. Read More »

NFL Postpones Bucs-Dolphins Game Ahead Of Hurricane Irma

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There also was consideration of playing the game at a neutral site on Sunday. But the league is continuing to evaluate its options and a decision hadn't been made as of 4:30 p.m. Dolphins coach Adam Gase says the team is practicing as though they are playing the game "somewhere sometime this week". "Sixteen straight?" wide receiver Jarvis Landry said. Read More »

Naveen 'doubts' BJP claim of winning 120 seats in Odisha

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Sarma also referred to the NEDA's request to President Ram Nath Kovind to have a presidential estate in the region like the ones in Hyderabad and said it will help the cause of national integration. “NEDA will be a collective platform of the northeastern states to deal with common problems.it will act as a facilitator to resolve the disputes among the states of the region, ” he said. Read More »

US Trade Gap Widens Slightly in July

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Meanwhile, the deficit with Mexico narrowed by 17 percent to $4.9 billion. In the all-important goods sector, the July US deficit was also the smallest since December at US$65 billion. And at US$10.2 billion, United States petroleum exports were at their highest in almost three years. Imports fell US$400 million to US$238.1 billion but exports fell faster, sinking US$600 million to US$194.4 billion. Read More »

National Football League season preview: Steelers clear favourites to win AFC North

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When drafted with the 11th pick overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers , Roethlisberger felt slighted that he was the third quarterback chosen in the first round. He had at least one 40-yard reception in each of Pittsburgh's first five games, tying a franchise record. New coordinator Gregg Williams likes to call an aggressive game and he'll turn Garrett loose to wreak havoc. Read More »

Carreno Busta leads vs 1st seeded foe in US Open

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This time, she raced to a 4-0 lead against an obviously nervous opponent, then won the second set in even more lopsided fashion. Keys and Vandeweghe are trying to join fellow Americans Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens into the women's quarters. Read More »

Sri Lanka vs India T20 Match Updates

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Hello and welcome to India .com's coverage of India vs Sri Lanka , one-off T20 match. Team India had clean sweep by 3-0 Sri Lanka in the Test. Spinnners Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Axar Patel along with medium pacer Pandya will be vital in the middle overs to put the brakes on the Sri Lankan batting. Read More »

White Sox Starter James Shields Day-To-Day After Taking Liner Off Knee

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Robbie Ray had a career-high 14 strikeouts, and the Diamondbacks hit six home runs in the rout, handing the Dodgers their ninth loss in 10 games. Before getting hurt, Shields allowed four runs in 6 1/3 innings. He is batting.500 (17 for 34) with 7 home runs and 9 RBI on Cleveland's 11-game road trip. Dan Otero (3-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the victory. Read More »

PSG has 'nothing to hide' in probe, say president

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The striker will spend the 2017/18 season on loan in Paris with a later buy-out option for a fee of 180 million euro making Mbappe the most expensive French footballer in the history of the game . It is extraordinary to play with him. I want to win, starting right now. In Paris, I will be able to learn and improve while winning. Pele also believes the 25-year-old can win the Ballon d'Or while in Paris, following in the footsteps of fellow Brazilians Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Kaka, ... Read More »

EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS - Kendall Jenner And Blake Griffin's Romance Heats Up!

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Kendall and Griffin were also spotted out at a restaurant in West Hollywood and a nightclub on Wednesday. It seems like the two have been dating, and they don't seem to be stopping. The report reads that, despite a few here-and-there dates with Griffin , Jenner and Rocky are "definitely still hanging out and are progressively getting more serious". Read More »

Eden Hazard Pleads For Costa To Return

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Chelsea manager Conte has repeatedly said this summer that Costa "is in the past", so it is surprising that the club have now registered the player in their 25-man squad for the Premier League . Atletico Madrid were continuing to negotiate with Chelsea yesterday as they sought to secure the deal before the Spanish transfer window closed last night. Read More »

Rafael Nadal to face Andrey Rublev in US Open quarters

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Nadal failed to convert his first 13 break-point chances and wound up delivering on six of 25 break points in the match. Federer did not face a break point and won in straight sets for the second time in a row, after being pushed to five sets in each of the first two rounds. Read More »

'Boomer & Carton' Co-Host Arrested in Alleged Fake Ticket Scam

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Carton was allegedly involved in an investment scam through which he and another man claimed to be running a discount ticket broker business that never existed, according to NBC 4. The case was settled out of court. Carton, 48, has hosted the show with former National Football League quarterback Boomer Esiason since 2007. More information regarding the arrest is expected later Wednesday. Read More »

Wales Go Second After Dramatic Late Victory In Moldova

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Three points looked as though they would agonisingly slip away until Ben Woodburn , the star of Saturday night's 1-0 win over Austria , came off the bench to tee up Hal Robson-Kanu for an 80th-minute opener. The breakthrough eventually came with 10 minutes to play as Liverpool's emerging 17-year-old star turned provider, picking out Robson-Kanu for the victor, to the delight of the travelling Wales fans. Read More »

The Boston Red Sox used an Apple Watch to steal pitching signs

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The Yankees apparently believe that the Red Sox had been stealing those signs and were using Apple Watches as a way to discreetly pass that information on to their players. A pox on both their houses, if you ask me, and I'm not going to be tweeting my support for cheating. Manfred made it clear that while stealing signs is acceptable, doing so with technology is not. Read More »

Emre Can contract stand-off explained

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A report claims that Emre Can will only sign a new contract at Anfield if a release clause is inserted, but Liverpool are refusing to budge. It's noted that Can has seen how Liverpool stood in Philippe Coutinho's way when Barcelona came calling this summer, and he doesn't want the same to happen to him, hence his demands for a release clause. Read More »

Bristol to host England vs India T20 in 2018

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The tourists' 23-year-old batsman starred in their shock five-wicket victory in the second Test last week, becoming the first player in Headingley's history to hit a century in both innings of a match. I think it was great we sent him a big humble pie to go and chomp on in the commentary box'. The Lancashire bowler has played down the achievement, however, and is adamant that he is concentrating exclusively on defeating a resurgent West Indies side to complete a 2-1 series triumph. Read More »

After Alexis Transfer Drama, Arsenal Boss Wants This

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Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal are paying a "huge price" in "sacrificing" Alexis Sanchez by letting him leave the club for free at the end of the season rather than sell him before. Bolivia stunned Chile 1-0 here Tuesday as the South American champions' stuttering 2018 World Cup qualification campaign suffered another setback. Read More »

Pablo Carreno Busta through to the US Open semi-finals

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Carreno Busta has been to the third round in three previous hard-court majors. "It's something that I always dreamed about but something I never thought was going to arrive here". US ninth seed Williams, the oldest women's entrant at age 37, seeks her third US Open crown after 2000 and 2001. The 17th-seeded Querrey can blame himself for a meltdown in the first set tiebreak, where he lost five points in a row to allow Anderson into the lead under the lights on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Read More »

Son of Alabama's Assistant Coach, Mike Locksley, Shot and Killed

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Perez of USA Today , Howard County police in Maryland issued a statement saying Meiko died in the hospital after he was found with a gunshot wound Sunday night. He served as offensive coordinator, quarterbacks coach and, eventually, interim head coach for the Terps. An Alabama spokesman confirmed that Locksley is with his family, apart from the team. Read More »

JD Martinez Goes 4-for-4 in Home Runs, in 1 Game

Seager was third in the 2016 National League MVP voting , and though he does not appear to be in the running this year, the Dodgers' struggles in his absence are a testament to the value he provides the team on a day-to-day basis. Pittsburgh has won three straight ( see full recap ). Arizona starter Robbie Ray and Hill had yielded a total of three hits and two runs through six. Read More »

Police raid Brazilian Olympic official's home amid Rio corruption probes

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Brazilian police have questioned the head of Rio 2016's organising committee, Carlos Nuzman, as part of an global investigation into a suspected Olympic vote-buying scheme. French and Brazilian authorities have been working on a corruption investigation involving bribery surrounding the awarding of the 2016 Rio Games and the 2020 Tokyo Games. Read More »

What Madison Keys is listening to at the US Open

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Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro will meet in the quarter final of the men's draw after wins this afternoon. The 15th-seeded Keys joins Americans Venus Williams , CoCo Vandeweghe and Sloane Stephens in the final eight at Flushing Meadows . Read More »

Boston Red Sox vs

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However, he hasn't been good at all his past two times out, yielding 17 hits and 10 runs in 11 2/3 innings. Boston increased its division lead to 3 1/2 games over NY. "A win's a win". "This park is one that sometimes you never get enough runs". Reigning AL Cy Young victor Rick Porcello gave up three home runs in six innings as the Boston Red Sox fell 10-4 to the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on Monday night. Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs: Five toughest quarterbacks to face in 2017

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They also have an epic edge at TE, with Ben Watson replaced by Rob Gronkowski . However, until this team plays a meaningful game for the first time , evaluating that improvement is all speculation. The Patriots sure do. Beast Mode 2.0 gets to show his stuff in a matchup of two rising AFC teams. "I respect the way they play". Their defensive tackles are pushing the offensive lineman of the Patriots back a couple yards, not allowing Brady to step up. Read More »