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Jets name rookie Sam Darnold starting QB in Week 1

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To be specific, Darnold will be 21 years, 97 days old when the New York Jets line up against the Detroit Lions on Monday Night. Explaining his choice of Darnold over the more experienced McCown, Bowles said Darnold gives them "a good chance" to win, but he never said "best chance". Read More »

Benzema overtakes Ronaldo as he scores landmark goal for Real Madrid

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Courtois will already be an unpopular figure in the Chelsea camp after the way he conducted himself towards the end of his time at Stamford Bridge. Keylor Navas has suddenly become one of our favourite players... It was a performance that Zidane quoted as one of his most hard moments as Madrid manager and the squad will be eager to make sure that new manager, Julen Lopetegui , doesn't have to suffer a similar humiliation. Read More »

NIck Foles Expected To Start The Philadelphia Eagles' Season Opener

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Though Wentz has participated in full-team drills, he has yet to be cleared for contact. "A little bit, yeah, a little bit". Pederson then refused to comment on that report or any questions about his quarterbacks. Those with a bird's eye view see things playing out cautiously for Wentz even though reports indicate his mobility is right on track, and his throwing velocity is actually greater than it was to begin the year last season. Read More »

Alisson breaks silence after major Liverpool FC error

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He had kept three clean sheets in the build-up to Saturday's game, but he hesitated after receiving Virgil van Dijk's mis-directed back-pass, and that allowed Kelechi Iheanacho to snatch possession and square for Rachid Ghezzal to score. Read More »

Bills Trade McCarron to Raiders

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Per ESPN's Adam Schefter, Buffalo has received a fifth-round pick for McCarron. The Bills signed McCarron in the offseason, and it looked for a while like he might be their Week 1 starter, but that didn't happen. The Raiders will be McCarron's third team after the 27-year-old spent most of his career backing up Andy Dalton in Cincinnati. Now in his fifth year in the NFL , McCarron has appeared in 11 contests and made three starts, recording a 93.6 passer rating on 88-of-133 pass attempts ... Read More »

Djokovic, Federer US Open showdown looms

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Federer gained the lone break of the set to inch ahead 6-5 and served out the match with a love game punctuated by an ace on match point. As per the rules governing the sport, it is not mandatory that the ball has to travel over the net for a shot to count. Read More »

Luis Suarez: We were asleep a bit at the start against Huesca

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The minnows took an early lead through Watford loanee Cucho Hernandez but Messi levelled with a shot off the post. "What's important is helping the team and winning the game, that's what counts, ” Suarez said of his goals, with his second arriving from the penalty spot in stoppage time". Read More »

Arsenal, Man United and Spurs all tipped to win today

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That is a massive improvement for us. Both Watford and Tottenham have flown out of the blocks in the Premier League this season , picking up nine points from three matches. "For me the atmosphere we have in this moment, in the team, the players playing and not playing, they are enjoying a lot, feeling the supporters enjoying the games. Read More »

ESPN’s Adam Schefter Has Injury Update On Jerick McKinnon

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We know you're looking for guidance as to how to proceed. McKinnon will undergo an MRI so the team can have a better idea of the injury. McKinnon then suffered a calf strain during an August practice, and did not appear in any of San Francisco's remaining three contests. Read More »

Kaepernick receives warm reception at U.S. Open

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Serena Williams lauded the efforts of controversial National Football League players Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid after the pair drew substantial applause when introduced during her match against sister Venus Williams at the U.S. Thank you so much Serena!' On Thursday, an arbitrator denied the league's request to throw out the claim, sending it to trial, ESPN reported . Read More »

Veteran Peterson looks sharp in Redskins debut

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In the third preseason game , which is widely-regarded as every team's "dress rehearsal" for the regular season, Washington will get a chance to see how much they've improved since facing this familiar opponent. "But I wish we would've done a little bit better job in the passing game today". Quarterback Case Keenum has led the team to a 10-0 lead at FedExField after one quarter. Read More »

JR Smith Surrenders to NYPD, Charged with Criminal Mischief

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He was released with a summons to appear in court at a later date on a misdemeanor charge of criminal mischief. According to reports , Smith had been partying at The Park in NYC's Chelsea neighborhood last month when a fan approached him on the street and asked to take a photo. Read More »

Liverpool move into pot 3 for UCL draw

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They were pitted against Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid last season and beat both of them. Group D has the least exciting fixtures, at least for the fans outside Europe, as Lokomotiv Moscow, Porto, Schalke and Galatasaray have been drawn into it. Read More »

Cardiff City vs Arsenal, Premier League 2018-19

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The tactic has been widely criticised and Warnock has been labelled a "dinosaur" by fans of both teams. Wales worldwide Ramsey started his career with Cardiff before leaving in 2008 to join Arsenal . "I've had it for 38 years". We need more control. Arsenal hits the road to Wales on Sunday to take on Cardiff City on the fourth matchday of the Premier League season. Read More »

Alabama's Nick Saban explains his quarterback decision

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Quarterback Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates after a touchdown by running back Bo Scarbrough #9 (not pictured) during the first quarter against the Clemson Tigers in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. Read More »

Williams has 240 yards rushing as A&M routs Northwestern St.

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Senior defensive lineman Landis Durham is a preseason All-SEC selection after gobbling up 10.5 sacks last season, ranking him in the Top 10 nationally. Texas A&M: The Aggies have a brutal early schedule with a trip to No. 1 Alabama looming in Week 4 after their meeting with Clemson next week and a home game against Louisiana-Monroe on September 15. Read More »

UCLA opens Chip Kelly era at Rose Bowl vs Fickell's Bearcats

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Maybe Modster and Thompson-Robinson have yet to fully grasp all the playcalls, audibles and sets for the Bruins. UCLA coach Chip Kelly will take the field on Saturday, returning to college football for the first time since leaving for the NFL in 2013, with an experienced starter at quarterback. Read More »

Walker fires Man City to victory over Newcastle

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Full-back Walker was the match-winner with his first goal for the club, picking the ball up 30 yards out and drilling a low finish into the far corner of the net. Venezuela worldwide Rondon was handed a thankless task as Newcastle's attacking spearhead but went about his work with gusto. The Germany worldwide hasn't started any of City's league games this season and didn't even make the squad with reports circulating that Pep Guardiola has grown frustrated with the forward's ... Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki reacts to early US Open exit

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It wasn't shocking, but it was surprising as Tsurenko took advantage of too many Wozniacki short balls. She racked up two more before asking for the trainer to come during the next available changeover. I think regardless what happens for the last few tournaments of the year, it's still going to be a great year because I won in Australia. Three-time major champion Angelique Kerber got through a second-round test, edging 82nd-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-2, 5-7, 6-4. Read More »

Former Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervil retiring after 11 years in NFL

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Dumervil and the Broncos parted ways in 2013 . He matched his 2009 sack total once more in Baltimore, and he retires ranked 26th in league history in career sacks. "I also have a wife and two young children who need me and a real estate business that I can now turn my attention to full time", relayed Dumervil in his Twitter post (above). Read More »

Friday's auto racing roundup: Truex still without 2019 sponsor

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This fan was heckling Busch , prompting Busch to leave his golf cart by the track's exit tunnel to confront him. He's got four wins this year and is considered part of the dominant "Big 3" along with Busch and Harvick. 41 Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR). LOCKED IN: Although they have yet to win a Cup race this season, Larson, Ryan Blaney and Brad Keselowski scored enough points to clinch berths in the playoffs. Read More »

Federer on fire in US Open third-round win over Kyrgios

Kyrgios' trademark outbursts and meltdowns were overshadowed by a moment of pure Federer magic which brought the US Open crowd to its feet - and left Kyrgios completely bewildered. Federer's reward was a very winnable-looking fourth-round match against another Australian - the less gifted but more focused John Millman . Saturday's blockbuster was billed as the match of the first week. Read More »

Lakers waive F Luol Deng midway through $72 million deal

They unloaded Timofey Mozgov's bloated contract by attaching D'Angelo Russell to him in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets. Deng was set to make $18 million next season and close to $19 million the subsequent year, despite being projected as a non-factor in L.A.'s rotation next season. Read More »

Seahawks Linebacker KJ Wright Having Knee Surgery & Other Injury Updates

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Carroll, though, said "I don't know" when asked how long Wright would be out and also said "don't know" when asked if Wright will be ready for the season opener. He practiced the first two days of training camp July 26 and 27, and realized the pain was getting worse. Asked if he was or will be 100-percent healthy now that he took a month off, Baldwin grinned. Read More »

Abraham joins Aston Villa and Hector goes to Sheffield Wednesday

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Abraham featured in three pre-season games for Chelsea before been sent out on loan for a third time in his career at the club. However, the forward does already have Championship experience having spent the 2016-17 campaign on loan with Bristol City, scoring 26 goals for the Robins. Read More »

Packers, Rodgers agree to contract extension

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Former Packer and current NFL Network analyst James Jones broke the news Wednesday afternoon on Twitter. Atlanta's Matt Ryan held the previous benchmarks for annual salary ($US30 million) and guaranteed money ($US94.5 million). He never voiced concern about his compensation. "I talk with my agent daily, so I'm aware of conversations", Rodgers said when training camp opened last month. Read More »

Yankees acquire OF Andrew McCutchen from Giants

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A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night the Yankees would send infielder Abiatal Avelino and another minor leaguer to San Francisco for McCutchen . Avelino, the 23rd-ranked prospect in the Yankees organization, according to MLB.com, is hitting.287 with 15 home runs between Double-A and Triple-A this season. Read More »

Sloane Stephens, Rafael Nadal and an exhausting day of tennis

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Mertens, who beat Stephens at a recent hard-court tuneup tournament, reached the fourth round in NY for the first time by defeating No. 23 Barbora Strycova 6-3, 7-6 (4). Stephens went from up a set and 3-1 in the second to down 4-3 when Azarenka took three games in a row. In the opening match of the day on Arthur Ashe Stadium, Stephens ripped her groundstrokes, which were returned with equal vigor by Azarenka. Read More »

Player of Nigerian descent joins Reims after renewing contract with Liverpool

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But the 21-year-old will not be dropping down to the Championship and Liverpool have confirmed they have loaned Ojo to Reims for the entire season. Ojo , who has made 13 appearances for Liverpool's first-team, caught Merseyside giants' eye as a teen in the MK Dons academy and has played here in Northern Ireland as part of the Reds' Milk Cup squad. Read More »

Chelsea Get Easy Draw In Europa League

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Emery said on Friday he plans to continue switching Ozil between playing in his favoured role as a central No. 10 and as a right-winger depending on the formation he uses. "I spoke with him about his best position on the pitch, and I know he can play on the right and as a No. 10 player, and he wants [me] to use him for two positions", Emery said. Read More »