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Dodgers Playoff Scenarios For Final Day Of MLB Regular Season


Christian Yelich strengthened his case for NL MVP when he slapped an RBI single back up the middle in the NL Central tiebreaker game, giving the Milwaukee Brewers a 1-0 lead over the Chicago Cubs in the third inning. Quintana pitched around six hits in five innings, twice stranding a baserunner in scoring position. A sizable portion of Milwaukee fans in the crowd of 38,450 chanted "Let's go Brewers! ". Read More »

Ryder Cup: Tiger Woods reacts to USA's crushing Ryder Cup defeat


They win as one. "Personally for me, it doesn't matter what you do in singles", he said. But you know, we do it together. Bjorn said he was not aware of the incident. Mark Thompson, managing director of sponsorship management firm SponServe, said they could become "one of the most valuable partnerships in golf history". Read More »

Twins fire manager Paul Molitor

He led the Twins to a record of 305-343 (.471) in four seasons as manager. Molitor has been offered a different position with the Twins in baseball operations, which he says he will consider. "A lot of factors go into these decisions, every time, and Paul knows that", Falvey said. Before that, he was the minor league strength and conditioning coordinator for five seasons. Read More »

3 takeaways from the Dodgers win over the Rockies


Once Monday's playoff games are over, the Braves will know their opponent - it's whoever wins the NL West. That game went 13 innings, with Colorado prevailing 9-8 when Matt Holliday may or may not have touched the plate when he was credited with the winning run. Read More »

Sparkling Silva earns Manchester City precious victory

City hit back nearly immediately when Silva's pass split the Hoffenheim defence and found Leroy Sane who put Aguero into space to tap home the equaliser on eight minutes. They are good teams. "That's why today is one of the happiest days I've had in this club because it's going to help us". He was then incensed late in the game after Leroy Sane was denied a penalty - when the score was still 1-1 - for what seemed a foul by Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann . Read More »

Chiefs Capitalized After Broncos Ditched The Ground Game


He told us that, the ref told us the guy that was supposed to be watching the clock just missed it". Come on, that was huge. While the Broncos disputed that the play clock had run out before Mahomes had the snap on the throw to Harris, they did not dispute that the conversion as a whole was another nugget of frustration in a season with a growing pile of them. Read More »

Jose Mourinho responds to fans booing after Valencia draw


Despite the lack of chances created, Mourinho was satisfied with what he saw from his under-pressure team. 'He said what he wants to say, I'm not interested, honestly, I'm not interested. A shaky defence looks in constant need of protection by a midfield lacking creativity. "We tried to play but in some crucial positions in the building up phase we don't have the technical quality to build from the back". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo is finding Serie A hard compared to La Liga - Cafu


The civil lawsuit filed in state court in Las Vegas alleges Ronaldo raped Mayorga, who was then 24, in his penthouse suite at a Las Vegas hotel and hired a team of what the document called "fixers" to shape the monetary settlement, obstruct a police criminal investigation and trick Mayorga into taking $375,000 to keep quiet. Read More »

José Mourinho says he was happy with Manchester United’s improvement


Mourinho questioned how much some of his players cared about United's poor form on the eve of the match, while his programme notes suggested his group lost their dignity at West Ham . "UEFA and the referee were nice to allow the match to start five minutes late". "I think there are things that are hard for me to say and if I say [them] it's not good for me and even yourself would be getting another reason to criticise me", he told a news conference. Read More »

Jose Mourinho is embarrassing Man Utd - Scholes


But after starting brightly against the Spanish side, United once again slipped back to mediocrity after failing to take any of their early chances. Scholes hailed Rashford's effort and performance in a game which couldn't ease the pressure on United in a tough time for the Reds. Read More »

Eriksen Returns: Predicted 4-2-3-1 Tottenham Hotspur Lineup vs Barcelona


He's definitely set the standard for the rest of us and he still is. " Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have gone above the norm, when they're scoring 50 or 60 goals a season", said Kane . Hoping to add to Barca's problems, Kane says Tottenham will draw on the memories of last season's stunning 3-1 Wembley win over Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. Read More »

Kyrie apologizes to science teachers for spreading flat-Earth conspiracies

That's for intimate conversations because perception, and how you're perceived, it changes. He said this controversy made him understand the range of platform and touched on the responsibility of that power. But Irving has put the nonsense to rest for good, he hopes, after speaking Monday. "I was definitely like, 'I'm a big conspiracy theorist, you can't tell me anything.' So, I'm sorry about all that". Read More »

Former Valencia star Pablo Hernandez predicts loss for Manchester United


Mourinho has overseen United's worst start to a season in 29 years but Lampard is confident his ex-Chelsea boss while turn it around, with Valencia and Newcastle up next. There is pressure on us now, but to be honest there is always pressure in football. "When you are at a club like this, every single day is a new challenge, in every game you play you have to prove all over again that you deserve to wear the shirt and you are worth your place on the pitch". Read More »

Mahomes keeps Chiefs flawless with comeback win over Broncos


Chiefs fans soak it in because this loss is going to sting in Broncos Country pretty badly. Denver lost because it couldn't stop Mahomes and the Chiefs offense, but Kansas City got some help late from the refs in this one. Case Keenum took a sack on second down to put the team in a 2nd-and-20 situation, and they ended up needing a fourth-down conversion from Emmanuel Sanders to keep the drive alive. Read More »

Carragher: Salah creating problems for Klopp and Liverpool


I think be patient but maybe it is belief, maybe it is form. " Liverpool have improved a lot, they managed to reach the final previous year and they started the season very well". 'Where Klopp has got a problem, where he's [Salah] not playing well, I think he's been very sloppy in those areas [further away from goal]. Farmed out to West Brom in January in a bid to refind his form and fitness, Sturridge's hamstring went again in his third game and he never scored for the Baggies as they ... Read More »

Europe thrash United States to regain Ryder Cup

Europe's Francesco Molinari clinched the victory after Phil Mickelson hit his tee shot into the water on the 16th hole, giving the Italian a 4&2 win. Peace returned to Le Golf National, just west of Paris, on Monday after three unforgettable days of raw sporting theatre played out on the most spectacular of stages to huge galleries. Read More »

Ryder Cup spectator to sue after being blinded by golf ball

Corine Remande, 49, who is French but lives in Egypt , was hit in the right eye on Friday by a tee shot by Brooks Koepka , a member of the USA team, on the sixth hole. Mrs Remande said she downplayed the incident so that the golfer "would stay concentrated". Remande plans legal action. "Doctors told me I had lost the use of that eye", she told Agence France-Presse. Read More »

Rockies lose tiebreaker, will play Cubs in NL Wild Card

Out broke a chant, muted at first, then louder, then unmistakable: "Let's go, Brew-ers!" That's obviously a unique home field advantage for the Cubs , and on what's sure to be a crisp October 1 night in Chicago there's no hope for protection from the retractable roof at Miller Park if the Brewers were the home team. Read More »

Queen Letizia attends final of Women's Basketball World Cup


Canada led 21-17 after the first quarter but scored just nine points in the second to head into halftime down 35-30. The pair has been a key part of all three titles and hasn't lost a World Cup game in almost 12 years, including Sunday night's 73-56 win over Australia in the gold medal game. Read More »

Frank Lampard feels for Man United boss Jose Mourinho


Mourinho has spent 18 intense years working in the pressure pit of elite club level management, and should the opportunity arise he may fancy having a stab at life in the global arena, with Portugal bidding to defend their European Championship crown in two years time. Read More »

Mourinho: Some 'care more than others'


Maybe he thinks he can paper over the cracks and turn the situation around, but sources have told ESPN FC that Mourinho is becoming an increasingly unpopular figure at United, both within the dressing-room and among the club's staff. "For me, I played one of the worst games since I signed for Man Utd". Mourinho chose to play Scott McTominay at centre-back against West Ham but hopefully, he will not the same mistake again and will go with his conventional pairing of Lindelof and Chris ... Read More »

Judge denies request to put boy on Ladue High School soccer team


The mother, identified only as "Jane Doe" in the lawsuit filed on her behalf last week , had argued that the coach's decision to cut her son and other juniors from the JV squad amounted to age discrimination, as well as a violation of Title IX laws governing equal access to men and women. Read More »

Let’s not lie, my goal was better than Salah’s, says Ronaldo


Liverpool forward Salah took home the award for best goal of the year at FIFA's The Best awards on Monday night for his solo effort against Everton. I already have a lot. Ronaldo , playing against his current club Juventus had scored from an acrobatic shot during the Champions League quarter-final encounter between Real and Juventus . Read More »

Mourinho not feeling the pressure as Valencia test looms


However, the prolific Frenchman was anxious that Mourinho might think he is plotting a move behind his back and hence, called him to clear the air (h/t Sun ). The kit man, the nutritionist. When asked if he was accusing some players of not being bothered by the hard opening to the campaign, he added: "I think that some care more than others". Read More »

Wild-Card Berth Is a Consolation Prize for the Cubs and Rockies


Milwaukee plays the Chicago Cubs on Monday for the NL Central title. Cubs and Brewers to play for division title at Wrigley Field on Monday at 12:05 p.m. Louis on Wednesday night. The former Nationals pitcher who was acquired at the waiver trade deadline allowed just three hits and one walk while striking out three. Read More »

Sabalenka to face Kontaveit in Wuhan Open final - KNBN


Also yesterday, Australian Ashleigh Barty defeated Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals. And this week Wang upset world No. Winning the Wuhan Open on Saturday could help achieve that top-20 result, with the tournament victor receiving 900 ranking points. From there, Kontaveit's form was relentless as she continued to smack winners from both sides, tallying 13 in the first set and 18 overall. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Some players care more than others'


The past two seasons have seen United stabilise to a certain extent, as they finished 6th and second respectively under the Portuguese tactician, while securing the Carabao Cup and the UEFA Europa League as well. He wore white instead of black, the smile was on full beam, he helpfully held up his phone and pointed out the man from the Sun when a Spanish reporter asked whether Zinedine Zidane had really been in touch, and in response to another Iberian question about whether he was failing ... Read More »

Earl Thomas of Seattle Seahawks carted off


Earl Thomas was one piece of the legendary Legion of Boom, but it looks like his time with the Seahawks has come to an end. It would appear that the Seahawks overplayed their hand, and Thomas' gesture literally adds insult to injury. This is a very, very hard moment that most people would never understand what it's about, " Carroll said. Thomas is a great player and a major injury could be devastating to his season and upcoming free agency. Read More »

Sarri reveals which player has impressed him the most (it's not Hazard)


Speaking on talkSPORT , Murphy said: "If Daniel Sturridge is fit, he's a good as there is in the Premier League ". "We are trying to enjoy". According to the UK Mirror report, eggheads of the west London outfit, the 15-year-old, who now plies his trade Belgian side AFC Tubize, is the fourth Hazard's brother that has taken the round-leather game as a profession. Read More »

Cubs, Brewers, Dodgers, Rockies win, force tiebreakers


For the first time in history, MLB's regular season will conclude with two different tiebreakers, a thrilling conclusion to a topsy-turvy year across the National League. Colorado flies to Los Angeles as one of the hottest teams in baseball, winners of nine of their last ten. "To win the game and get a couple days off, to host the Division Series is very important", he said. Read More »

Rory McIlroy says Padraig Harrington would make a good Ryder Cup captain

One week in the suburbs of Paris felt like they were going in circles around the Arc de Triomphe. So out of 10 possible points they played for, the trio came up with just one. Furyk said he broke up the duo in an effort to make two winning teams out of one . He gave credit to Europe, and how could he not? "This means more than majors, more than anything", said Molinari , who won all four pairs matches with Tommy Fleetwood in another European first. Read More »

Dirk Koetter on Bucs' loss: 'We should fire everyone'


The only quarterback debate Sunday was how many touchdown passes Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky would throw in the game. Needless to say, the Twitter world had its reactions. The Bears (2-1) came into the season expecting more after four straight last-place finishes in their division, though first place seemed like a stretch even after the blockbuster trade with Oakland for Khalil Mack on September 1. Read More »

Clowney has breakout game in Texans win over Colts


DeShaun Watson completed a 24-yard pass to receiver DeAndre Hopkins on player to put the Texans in position for a Ka'imi Fairbairn 37-yard field goal to win the game and send the Colts to their second straight loss. "We said, 'Let's just make the plays that come to us.' We thought some things were there, we just had to make the plays, and then we started doing that in the second half". Read More »