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2019-08-18, 20:12

Ashley Cole announces retirement, plans move into coaching Former England defender Ashley Cole is planning a move into coaching after announcing his retirement from soccer.      ...
2019-08-18, 19:48

Sheffield United gets 1st win since return to Premier League Sheffield United claimed its first win since returning to the Premier League, beating Crystal Palace 1-0 thanks to a second-half goal by John Lundstr...
2019-08-18, 19:48

Sean McVay broke down plays on TV during a Rams game, and it was delightful Sean McVay hopped onto a headset with the NFL Network broadcast during the Los Angeles Rams' 14-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.   ...
2019-08-18, 19:48

This tiny Michigantown gym was once ruled by a goose in a diaper The high school burned down, but a handful of Michigantown residents saved its historic little gym to honor the tradition, the coach and the goose. ...
2019-08-18, 19:48

Daniel Cormier Didn't Listen To His Corner, And It Cost Him His Title By all accounts that matter—meaning the fight’s scorecards—Daniel Cormier had been better than his opponent, Stipe Miocic, through three rounds in th...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Tremendous Goalkeeping Boner Leads To Late Equalizing Own Goal Despite having a man sent off just six minutes into the match, LA Galaxy found themselves clinging onto a 2-1 lead over the Seattle Sounders on Satur...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Surly Baseball Fan Jack White Returned To Watch Nationals-Brewers In Extra Innings After Leaving To Play A Concert Jack White is currently on tour with his band The Raconteurs and their show on Saturday was in our nation’s capital. As he is wont to do, White went ...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Turkish League Goalkeeper Collapses After Rough Collision With Beşiktaş' Tyler Boyd There were scary scenes in Sivas, Turkey on Saturday when Demir Grup Sivasspor’s goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa was taken to the hospital after he fainte...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Former Running Back Cedric Benson Dies In Motorcycle Crash Former Bears, Bengals and Packers running back Cedric Benson died on Saturday in a motorcycle crash in Austin, Texas, according to multiple reports. ...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Report: The Yankees Almost Had A Hand In Preventing Aaron Boone's "Fucking Savages" Rant From Becoming Public ESPN’s Coley Harvey published a profile on Friday of internet-famous baseball narrator Jimmy O’Brien aka JomboyMedia on YouTube. For those unfamiliar...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Liberty coach Hugh Freeze sidelined by life-threatening staph infection Liberty University head football coach Hugh Freeze was recovering from surgery this weekend after a life-threatening staph infection entered his bloo...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Little League World Series player shows how low a batter can go It may be the weirdest batting stance in baseball history. A hitter on the team from Venezuela participating in this year’s Little League World Serie...
2019-08-18, 18:48

Honduras soccer riot leaves 3 dead, at least 10 injured, officials say At least three people were killed and 10 were injured after riots broke out Saturday night in the capital of Honduras before a soccer game between tw...
2019-08-18, 18:48

MLB's Chris Davis connects with young fan who helped end player's record hitless streak Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, who set a record for the longest hitless streak in MLB history met with a very special youngster on Satu...
2019-08-18, 18:48

He was a five-star recruit and an NFL prospect. Now he's in prison Also this week: *The* Ohio State University makes a silly request, helmets are making waves in the NFL and all the biggest moments you need to see. ...
2019-08-18, 18:16

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 2 recap begins with a surprise Colts standout Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard breaks down everything from Week 2, including some reasons for optimism in Indy even if An...
2019-08-18, 17:16

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Chiefs shouldn't Hyde it -- Damien Williams is their best bet at running back After Andy Reid suggested he gave Damien Williams the starter's treatment, Dave Richard believes he's the Chiefs' best Fantasy bet. But he's not thei...
2019-08-18, 17:16

2nd Test Live: Cummins Gets Rid Of Buttler, England 5 Down ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 5 Live Score, Ashes 2019: England's overnight batsmen Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took them to 157/7 at lunch on the final day...
2019-08-18, 15:48

Liverpool's Klopp makes light of Adrian howler "Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp laughed off stand-in goalkeeper Adrian\u0027s mistake in Saturday\u0027s 2-1 Premier League victory over Southampton,...
2019-08-18, 15:16

NADA to Start Testing Players During Duleep Trophy Games The BCCI handed the full itinerary of the domestic games for the season, including the dates and venues, so that the NADA can prepare its cricket tes...
2019-08-18, 15:16

2nd Test Live: Buttler, Stokes Take England To 157/4 At Lunch ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 5 Live Score, Ashes 2019: England's overnight batsmen Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler took them to 157/7 at lunch on the final day...
2019-08-18, 15:16

| Djokovic admits he was outplayed in Medvedev defeat Novak Djokovic magnanimously admitted that Daniil Medvedev deserved to win their Cincinnati semi-final, adding that the Russian played amazing tennis...
2019-08-18, 14:48

| Solskjaer set to deploy Martial as a centre forward Anthony Martial has revealed that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asked him to take responsibility for more of Manchester United's goals this season...
2019-08-18, 14:48

| Archer's 'heart skipped a beat' after ball hit Smith's neck England fast bowler Jofra Archer insisted he had no intention to hit Australia's Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test, saying "everyone's heart s...
2019-08-18, 14:48

| SA Schools performances bode well for the future The development and progress showed by the players in the SA Schools and SA Schools A squads in the SA recent International Series bodes well for the...
2019-08-18, 14:48

Gryazin crashes, Pech stops in Czech ERC counter "Nikolay Gryazin has crashed out of Barum Czech Rally Zlín as the legendary Pindula stage caught out the flying Russian on round six of the FIA Europ...
2019-08-18, 12:16

Odlozilik bales out of ERC after chicane collision "Roman Odložilík’s 20th start in the FIA European Rally Championship has left the SK DER Rally Team driver clutching at straws, as a collision with a...
2019-08-18, 12:16

Vanquished Djokovic heaps praise on mercurial Medvedev "Novak Djokovic acknowledged he had rarely faced the sort of barrage a resilient Daniil Medvedev used so effectively to shock the world number one 3-...
2019-08-18, 12:16

Brazil-born Elkeson included in China squad in landmark move "Brazil-born striker Elkeson is in line to become the first player without Chinese heritage to represent China after the country\u0027s football auth...
2019-08-18, 12:16

Real prepare late Eriksen bid as contract talks at Spurs stall - Paper Round "Real Madrid prepare a bid for Christian Eriksen as his contract runs down, Inter Milan to loan Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona plan Neymar loan offer."...
2019-08-18, 12:16

LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Little League Classic at Williamsport, CC off IL to face former team in Indians, Sale goes on injured list, Guerrero twe...
2019-08-18, 12:16

| 3 dead and 7 injured in soccer match riots in Honduras At least three people died and seven were injured in riots Saturday night between rival soccer fans ahead of a national championship game in Honduras...
2019-08-18, 11:48

Bill Walton lauded for color commentary during White Sox-Angels game: 'Broadcast baseball games forever' Former NBA star Bill Walton lit up the broadcast booth and social media Friday night while working as a guest analyst for the Chicago White Sox- Los ...
2019-08-18, 10:48

Best of UFC 241 The best photos from UFC 241 in Anaheim, California, which is highlighted by the Nate Diaz-Anthony Pettis and Daniel Cormier-Stipe Miocic bouts. ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4 Ryan McMahon continued his power surge with two home runs to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 for their first three-game winning...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Belt's grand slam, 6 RBIs lead Giants over Arizona, 11-6 Brandon Belt hit a grand slam and tied a career high with six RBIs, and Kevin Pillar had a career high five hits to lead the San Francisco Giants to ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Pats' Stidham impresses again; Texans' Watson throws TD pass Jarrett Stidham threw a 23-yard TD pass with 4:12 left, rallying the Pats to a 22-17 victory over the Titans. Deshaun Watson was sharp in his preseas...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14 Eric Thames hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the 14th inning, capping the Milwaukee Brewers' wild 15-14 victory over the Washington Nationals &...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Cron's HR caps 6-run first as Twins beat Rangers 12-7 C.J. Cron had a two-run home in Minnesota's six-run first inning, and the Twins went on to beat the Texas Rangers 12-7 on Saturday night  ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5 Mike Trout and Brian Goodwin drove in two runs apiece, and the Los Angeles Angels scored four in the seventh inning to rally past the Chicago White S...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Denny Hamlin chases down Matt DiBenedetto at Bristol, apologizes to soon-to-be-rideless driver Pole-sitter Denny Hamlin halts upset bid of Matt DiBenedetto, who was told this week that Leavine Family Racing won't bring him back next season...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Opinion: Andrew Luck's pregame workout a positive sign for Colts After three weeks of bad news, the Colts finally had reason to smile Saturday as Andrew Luck worked out before the Browns preseason game.  ...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Nate Diaz scores unanimous decision victory vs. Anthony Pettis in return at UFC 241 In his first UFC bout since 2016, Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in a unanimous decision during UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. &...
2019-08-18, 09:32

Pujara, Rohit Take India To 297/5 On Day 1 vs West Indies A Cheteshwar Pujara retired after making 100 while Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 68 as India reached 297/5 on Day 1 of the practice game against West...
2019-08-18, 08:32

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Suspended 20 Games For Violating MLB's Domestic Violence Policy MLB announced on Saturday that Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will serve a 20-game suspension for violating the league’s Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual...
2019-08-18, 08:00

Miocic knocks out Cormier to reclaim UFC crown Stipe Miocic got his revenge, knocking out Daniel Cormier in the fourth round of their rematch to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday n...
2019-08-18, 07:32

Rays fan club-record 24, walk 0 in 13-inning win Mike Brosseau's pinch-hit RBI single in the 13th inning drove in Eric Sogard to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday...
2019-08-18, 07:00

These running backs will provide best fantasy football value “The Price Is Right” is a game show everyone knows. We watched as children with our parents. Our children watched with us. And every show magically c...
2019-08-18, 06:32

Mike Tauchman on transformation into Yankee ‘Savage’ Yankees outfielder Mike Tauchman takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How would you describe the New York Yankees Way? A: I ...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Pat Shurmur calls out Giants: Time to fix the sloppy play At the beginning of training camp, the Giants sported matching T-shirts with the phrase “All Ball” written across the back, alluding to the team’s me...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Bill Belichick didn’t want to talk about Josh Gordon’s reinstatement This interview was short, even by Bill Belichick’s standards. The Patriots coach, who Saturday released a statement on Josh Gordon’s cond...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Mets needed this one, and Jacob deGrom delivered KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In his bid to repeat as the National League Cy Young-award winner Jacob deGrom may have a difficult time catching a certain Dodger...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Time for fantasy baseball owners to play the hot hand September is almost upon us, and with that, most fantasy baseball owners will flip their attention to the minor league call-ups we have been expectin...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Two longtime Rangers fans now have son on their favorite team There is the Bruce and Tammy Fox from Jericho, L.I., via Queens, who had those Rangers’ season tickets from 1972-2009, first row right above the old ...
2019-08-18, 06:00

Svetlana Kuznetsova beats Ashleigh Barty to meet Madison Keys in final Veteran Russian denied Barty no 1 status with Cincinnati winKeys victorious in all-American semi-final with KeninSvetlana Kuznetsova upset top seed A...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Gutsy Newbury win puts Technician back in frame for success in St Leger • Victory in Geoffrey Freer Stakes rekindles expectations• Trainer says Doncaster classic is now ‘logical next step’Martyn Meade can dream once more ...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Swansea flying high after Borja Bastón double takes them past Preston Steve Cooper, the Swansea manager, said Borja Bastón was revelling in the role of leading the line after his two goals secured their win over Preston...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Aaron Wan-Bissaka is quick to make an impression at Manchester United The full-back from Palace excelled in the 4-0 victory over Chelsea and says United’s players have made him feel at homeAfter a summer full of doubt a...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Sheffield United’s Ollie Norwood: ‘Fergie told me I’d get here … I don’t know if he meant it’ Promoted to the top flight in three straight seasons, the midfielder is finally playing in it – and desperate to make up for lost timeIt would have b...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Shortcomings of Lampard the manager echo those of Lampard the player | Jonathan Wilson The midfield problems at the root of Frank Lampard’s early defeats as Chelsea manager will have been familiar to anyone who followed the ups and down...
2019-08-18, 04:32

Mets confident an Edwin Diaz resurgence may be ‘this close’ KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mets pitching coach Phil Regan held his left thumb about a half-inch from his index finger on Saturday when discussing his pet pro...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Red Sox place Chris Sale on IL with worrisome left elbow injury BOSTON — Red Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with left elbow inflammation, raising questions about whet...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Know the risk in drafting Ezekiel Elliott, Melvin Gordon As you prepare for your fantasy football drafts, you’re going to get a whirlwind of advice: Bulk up on running backs and wide receivers early, be sur...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Mickey Callaway, Aaron Boone making the same mistakes Think of it this way: You’re a movie freak. You miss none that seem promising. You can’t help but smell like buttered popcorn. But one day, everythin...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Yankees’ consistency is more impressive than it gets credit for There have been a lot of things the Yankees have accomplished this year that got a lot more attention, and that’s as it should be. They are on a 108-...
2019-08-18, 03:00

No charges for Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott in Vegas incident Authorities in Las Vegas have decided not to bring charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident, according to T...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Everything points to Reds’ surprise phenom being for real When you see the name Aristides Aquino, what comes to mind? An unknown Greek god who may have been the third cousin of Zeus? A philosopher, like Aris...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Mike Tauchman on Yankees love and intercepting a future NFL QB Yankees outfielder Mike Tauchman takes a swing at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How would you describe the New York Yankees Way? A: I ...
2019-08-18, 03:00

| Pirates crash out of MTN 8 at first hurdle Wayde Jooste scored late as Highlands Park stunned Orlando Pirates 1-0 at the Orlando Stadium to dump the Soweto giants out of the MTN 8 competition....
2019-08-18, 03:00

| City boss Pep fuming after VAR controversy Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be "fixed" after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Satur...
2019-08-18, 03:00

AB takes walkthrough reps, 'didn't miss a beat' Wide receiver Antonio Brown took part in the Raiders' walkthrough on Saturday and coach Jon Gruden said he could see Brown being a full participant i...
2019-08-18, 03:00

Premier League table: 2019-20 EPL standings, fixtures, results, live scores, games on TV - gameweek 2 Substitute Gabriel Jesus had a last-gasp goal disallowed by VAR as Premier League champions Manchester City had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Tottenh...
2019-08-18, 02:00

Match of the Day live stream, TV running order and presenters revealed: What time is MOTD on tonight? Champions Manchester City are first on Match of the Day after they played out a thrilling draw with Tottenham at Etihad Stadium which wasn't short on...
2019-08-18, 02:00

Pep Guardiola laments 'tough' VAR decision after Man City are denied victory vs Tottenham Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola was left to rue VAR after the controversial video decision system cost his side victory against Tottenham for the...
2019-08-18, 02:00

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson hails Luka Milivojevic deal but admits summer transfer disappointment Roy Hodgson has hailed captain Luka Milivojevic as Crystal Palace's signing of the summer, but admitted frustrations at a failure to land key targets...
2019-08-18, 02:00

Bale and Benzema lead Madrid to opening Spanish league win Karim Benzema has scored a goal and set up another as Real Madrid began its Spanish league campaign with a comfortable 3-1 win at Celta Vigo  &...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Jaguars receiver Lee practices for 1st time in nearly a year Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee is practicing for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason   ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Boone, Gardner, Yanks again hammer umps, beat Indians 6-5 Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several mem...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released. ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.  ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Panthers’ Eric Reid on talk Jay-Z could be part owner of NFL team: 'Despicable' Panthers safety Eric Reid slammed Jay-Z over talk that the rap mogul could become part owner of an NFL team and for Roc Nation's league partners...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias accepts 20-game suspension for violating MLB's domestic violence policy MLB suspended Los Angeles Dodgers left-handed pitcher Julio Urias for 20 games because of a violation of the league's domestic violence policy. ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Aaron Boone, two Yankees players thrown out in win against Cleveland Manager Aaron Boone, CC Sabathia, and Brett Gardner were ejected Saturday when a 6-5 Yankees win against the Indians took a dramatic turn.  ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

After Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crash, Brad Keselowski explains why he still flies to racetrack After the Dale Earnhardt Jr. crash this week, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski explains why drivers typically fly to racetracks rather than driving. &#...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Eagles signing Josh McCown, 40-year-old veteran quarterback, after injuries to backups With injuries to their backup QBs, the Eagles are adding QB Josh McCown, 40, who played when Philly coach Doug Pederson was still an NFL quarterback....
2019-08-18, 01:32

Opinion: Jay-Z deserves the benefit of the doubt as he joins forces with the NFL Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z deserves some time to show what he can accomplish on the league's social-justice front in his Roc Nation partnership with th...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Former Tour de France winner Felice Gimondi dies at age 76 Felice Gimondi, one of seven cyclists to have won all Grand Tours, has died at 76. He won the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia and Spanish Vuel...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Tiger Woods' 67 in third round of BMW Championship keeps Tour Championship chances alive Tiger Woods has long odds against him. But bogey-free 67 in third round of BMW Championship keeps him in picture to defend Tour Championship title. ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Kyle Williams went from five-star recruit to prison after brutal assaults. He says he's a changed man Kyle Williams was a five-star linebacker who seemed destined for greatness. But after viciously assaulting three women, prison has been his reality. ...
2019-08-18, 01:32

Wales beat England 13-6 to restore World Cup warm-up momentum "Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to go top of the official world rankings and avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday as ...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Smith returns to field to guide Australia to 250 "Australia\u0027s Steve Smith returned to bat after being struck on the neck by a short ball from England fast bowler Jofra Archer, but fell for 92 a...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Goffin tops Gasquet to make Cincinnati final "A rested David Goffin advanced to his first ATP Masters 1000 final with a straight set victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the Cincinnati Mast...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Monaco nightmare continues against Metz new boys "Monaco’s nightmare start to the Ligue 1 season continued with a 3-0 defeat at newly-promoted Metz on Saturday, leaving them at the bottom of the tab...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker in season opener "Title contenders Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener on Saturday, with two goals from Paco Alcacer, to lay down an emp...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Emery on Ceballos: We are set up to use his quality "Arsenal manager Unai Emery explained that the side are trying to get the best out of new signing Dani Ceballos after he impressed in a 2-1 win over ...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Early Cherries strikes doom Villa "Joshua King and Harry Wilson both netted in the opening 12 minutes to put Bournemouth in control at Villa Park, with Douglas Luiz\u0027s second-half...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Bale to stay after helping Madrid to win at Celta - Zidane "Coach Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale will remain at Real Madrid this season after the Wales forward produced an inspiring performance in a 3-1 win...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Trossard grabs point for Brighton against West Ham after VAR blow "Leandro Trossard had a goal disallowed by VAR in the first half, but later equalised for Brighton against West Ham to maintain his side\u0027s unbea...
2019-08-18, 01:00

Seager lifts Mariners over Blue Jays 4-3 Kyle Seager smacked a deciding home run off of the right foul pole in the eighth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Toronto B...
2019-08-18, 00:32

Jets sign Albert McClellan to address Avery Williamson void Avery Williamson’s season officially ended Saturday when the Jets placed the linebacker on injured reserve after he tore the ACL in his right knee in...
2019-08-18, 00:32

Yankees’ Brett Gardner has to end his bat antics There is a reason the Yankees keep bending and twisting their roster year to year to keep Brett Gardner on the team, even if he’s only 85 percent the...
2019-08-18, 00:32

How will the Chargers cope without Derwin James? James earned All-Pro honors last season as a rookie. Who will the Chargers turn to while he recovers from surgery to fix a stress fracture in his foo...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Behind the scenes of J.J. Watt's Wisconsin homecoming Watt called going to Lambeau Field a "dream come true." It's his latest meaningful return to Wisconsin, where he grew up and faced pivotal moments in...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Reid rips Jay-Z over Kap remarks, deal with NFL Panthers safety Eric Reid continued to be critical of Jay-Z on Friday, saying it was "asinine" of him to say "we've moved past kneeling" and calling ...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Yanks' Boone, Gardner ejected again for ump tiff Three members of the Yankees were ejected in the sixth inning Saturday with Brett Gardner getting tossed for banging his bat on the dugout roof and C...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Kings' Fox leaves Team USA prior to Australia trip Kings guard De'Aaron Fox, a strong candidate to make the final Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup, has withdrawn from consideration, leaving just...
2019-08-18, 00:00

Aaron Boone Wants MLB To Consider Implementing A Mercy Rule Aaron Boone wasn’t happy on Thursday. He didn’t like that his team was getting whooped by Cleveland, he didn’t like how his players performed on the ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hast...
2019-08-17, 23:32

NBA star Andrew Wiggins’ home burglarized in LA They nicked his kicks! Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins’ home was ransacked by thieves who stole his shoes, along with luggage and a ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

A Superflex league can enhance value of the QB position Imagine going to a steakhouse where the premier cuts of meat are the cheapest choices on the menu. You pay much more for the chicken or the shrimp. E...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Why Baker Mayfield’s 2018 finish justifies early Browns hype Is Baker Mayfield the next big thing? The second-year quarterback and his Cleveland Browns visit the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday afternoon (NFL Ne...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Bill Walton puts on show in White Sox booth takeover ANAHEIM, Calif. — Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innin...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Jayson Williams atoning for past sins with outside-the-box rehab A life that once glittered had turned dark and murky. Jayson Williams, the former NBA All-Star, had served time in prison for the accidental shooting...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Michael Kay has tough realization before Yankees return Michael Kay returned to the Yankees TV booth Saturday after vocal cord surgery left him sidelined for more than a month, and had only one request bef...
2019-08-17, 23:32

The Yankees are protecting their bullpen unlike anyone else It was easy to miss. The Yankees were spending Monday — all of Monday — beating the Orioles, which is rote this season. So within winning both ends o...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Josh McCown comes out of retirement to help desperate Eagles PHILADELPHIA — Josh McCown said it was “strange” to announce his retirement two months. So two months later, he’s coming back. The ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Multiple Yankees ejected for freaking out on umpires again Aaron Boone and Brett Gardner will have to watch another finish from the clubhouse. The second-year Yankees manager was the first ejected during the ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Mariano Rivera sounds off on Derek Jeter Hall of Fame debate Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame celebration tour concluded with a pre-game ceremony, and first pitch, Saturday at Yankee Stadium. It capped off a summe...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Pat Shurmur is coaching with urgency Giants desperately need What do you think fans who root for and athletes who play for the Bills and Redskins think when they look ahead to the first month of the regular sea...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Yankees’ war with umpires rages on in tight win over Indians Another day, another Yankees win — and another dustup with the umpires. Aaron Boone, CC Sabathia and Brett Gardner were all tossed with two outs in t...
2019-08-17, 23:32

UFC 241: Daniel Cormier will lose rematch with Stipe Miocic Anaheim, Calif., hosts UFC 241 on Saturday night, with heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier looking to retain his title in a rematch with the man he k...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Mets send Robert Gsellman to injured list The Mets’ pitching depth took a hit Saturday. The team announced reliever Robert Gsellman was headed to the 10-day injured list with a tight right tr...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell can thank chess for running prowess It was a rainy day in Columbus, Ohio, when Le’Veon Bell first discovered the game of chess. He was in third grade and the weather forced the class in...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Aduriz gets standing ovation after stunning volley against Barcelona – video The 38-year-old striker Aritz Aduriz received a standing ovation from his teammates in the dressing room after scoring a last-minute wonder goal to ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

'The game's in a really poor state': Burnley boss Sean Dyche rails against diving – video Burnley manager Sean Dyche was critical of simulation in football after his side's 2-1 loss to Arsenal on Saturday. Dyche added that he was concerned...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Dina Asher-Smith full of confidence before toughest test of the year • Briton faces best in the world in Diamond League 200m• ‘You can’t be daunted by anybody’ – Asher-SmithWhen the question came, Dina Asher-Smith did ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Unai Emery sings praises of man-of-the-match Dani Ceballos – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery spoke about the impact of new signing Dani Ceballos, who put in a fine performance as his side beat Burnley 2-1. Ceballos ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day four – as it happened After Australia were bowled out for 250, England suffered a top-order collapse in their second innings and closed out on 96-4 at the end of the fourt...
2019-08-17, 23:32

'The mentality giants are in town': Klopp reflects on beating Southampton – video Liverpool beat Southampton 2-1 and secured an 11th successive top-flight victory to equal their best-ever Premier League winning run on Saturday. Jür...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – as it happened VAR denied City in injury time, just as it did in the Champions League last season. 8.05pm BST Daniel Taylor was at the Etihad. Here’s his take on a ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Pep Guardiola says VAR decisions could do with ‘a little more consistency’ • Manager rues lack of predictability in judgments by officials• Mauricio Pochettino admits: ‘They were better than us’Pep Guardiola has seen last-mi...
2019-08-17, 23:32

All Blacks’ poor form no pointer to World Cup prospects, says Eddie Jones • England coach believes New Zealand holding themselves back• Jones: ‘Last thing you want is to be flying before World Cup’Eddie Jones believes New Z...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Aus...
2019-08-17, 23:32

James Forrest the goal hero as Celtic toil to win over Dunfermline James Forrest’s 114th-minute goal edged Celtic past Dunfermline after the Fifers threatened to end the champions’ stranglehold on domestic silverware...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Football League: Bamford double puts Leeds top, Diangana double for West Brom Substitute Diangana nets twice to secure West Brom winLincoln top League One, Sol-less Macc win at NorthamptonA goal in each half by Patrick Bamford ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Brighton’s Leandro Trossard denied by VAR then pegs back West Ham Graham Potter backed Leandro Trossard to get even better after the winger’s sparkling Brighton debut. Trossard, the £18m signing from Genk, secured a...
2019-08-17, 23:32

European roundup: Dortmund crush Augsburg, Monaco crash again Bundesliga hopefuls hit back from a goal downNice go top of Ligue 1 after win at Nîmes Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga ope...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Norwich brush aside Newcastle thanks to Teemu Pukki hat-trick Teemu Pukki scored 29 league goals for Norwich in the Championship last season but he never got a hat-trick. He has one in the Premier League at the ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Inter approach Manchester United in bid to sign Alexis Sánchez on loan • Chile striker targeted after Inter miss out on Edin Dzeko• Ole Gunnar Solskjær had said he expected Sánchez to stayInternazionale are hoping to sig...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Toni Kroos scores stunning goal as Real Madrid get off to a flyer at Celta Vigo Real Madrid got off to a flying start in La Liga with a comfortable win away from home on Saturday with the help of a magnificent long-range strike f...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Lacazette and Aubameyang give Arsenal the edge over sturdy Burnley Two familiar faces settled it for Arsenal. But after the strike duo of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang secured a second win of the ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Sadio Mané returns to haunt Saints and help Liverpool to nervy win At the final whistle, Jürgen Klopp gracefully doffed his cap to the pocket of Liverpool supporters singing his name but this was not a masterclass by...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at Manchester City as VAR history repeats It was an extraordinary finale and, amid all the drama and utter confusion, spare a thought perhaps for those Manchester City supporters who had happ...
2019-08-17, 23:32

Guerrero Jr leaves Jays game in second inning Hot-hitting rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. left the Toronto Blue Jays game after two innings with left-knee discomfort against the Seattle Mariners on ...
2019-08-17, 23:00

Bill Walton Learned How To Enjoy Baseball In Real Time On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, former NBA superstar Bill Walton made his way into the broadcast booth of NBC Sports Chicago to be the color co...
2019-08-17, 22:00

Avery Williamson's ACL Tear Could Not Have Happened At A Worse Time NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Friday that Jets linebacker Avery Williamson had suffered a torn ACL during the team’s preseason game against ...
2019-08-17, 22:00

Vlad Guerrero Jr. Did A Spot-On Impersonation Of His Father With This Head-Scratching Homer While Vlad Guerrero Jr. has proven in his short career to be a dinger-mashing machine just like his father was, the comparisons between the two can ...
2019-08-17, 22:00

NASCAR Cowards Dropped Slayer As A Race Car Sponsor Because Of "Reactionary Concerns" The legendary thrash metal band Slayer announced on Friday that they had been dropped as the primary sponsor of the No. 54 racecar that J.J. Yeley wa...
2019-08-17, 22:00

Ezekiel Elliott Won't Face Criminal Charges For Knocking Over Event Staffer In Vegas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face criminal charges in connection to an incident in May where he shoved a member of an EDM festival’s...
2019-08-17, 22:00

VAR Once Again Steals A Game-Winning Goal From Manchester City Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Manchester City were on the verge of pulling out a late victory against Tottenham at home, and then VAR step...
2019-08-17, 22:00

Tottenham analysis: Strange Pochettino tactics justified by unlikely point at Man City Gabriel Jesus was denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched a remarkable 2-2 draw against champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadiu...
2019-08-17, 21:32

Cricket Australia confirm Steve Smith passed assessments before returning to bat after blow to head Cricket Australia have confirmed they followed head impact protocol before Steve Smith returned to the middle following a blow to the head in the sec...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Steve Smith retires hurt after 92.4mph Jofra Archer delivery strikes his head Steve Smith retired hurt in the second Ashes Test at Lord's after a titanic tussle with Jofra Archer ended with the batsman floored by a 92.4mph boun...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Steve Smith taken to hospital as 'precautionary' measure Steve Smith has been taken to hospital for a "precautionary" X-ray after taking a fierce Jofra Archer delivery to his arm in the second Ashes Test at...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Celta Vigo 1 Real Madrid 3: Gareth Bale helps Los Blancos to impressive opening win in La Liga Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid on their way to three points as Zinedine Zidane's side survived a Luka Modric red card to beat Celta Vigo 3-1 in their...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Adrian has 'finally arrived' at Liverpool after Southampton howler, says Jurgen Klopp Jurgen Klopp laughed off the Adrian error that almost cost Liverpool a win at Southampton on Saturday, claiming it meant the Spaniard had 'finally ar...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: I am in love with VAR Mauricio Pochettino cheekily declared himself "in love" with VAR after Tottenham left Manchester City with a point thanks to a decisive, late interve...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Pitching, offense are at a loss as Baltimore’s free fall continues Starter Aaron Brooks fails to produce a spark and offense is AWOL as Orioles fall to Red Sox, 9-1, for their fifth consecutive loss and 10th in 11 ga...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Ken Niumatalolo and his Mids help award his son — a walk-on at Utah — a scholarship The Navy coach and his team assist the Utes in surprising his son, Ali'i, with a scholarship after the Broadneck High alum spent his first two season...
2019-08-17, 21:00

For Redskins’ retooled secondary, success hinges on a combination of talent and disguise Washington's secondary rarely disguised coverages last year. With a new coach and several talented new players, the unit has high hopes for its abili...
2019-08-17, 21:00

Pete Carroll is the NFL’s oldest head coach. You wouldn’t know it by watching him. The league’s coaches keep getting younger, but Carroll’s message of positivity – complete with pickup basketball and dance-offs – is still at work fo...
2019-08-17, 21:00

My Night: Darren Barker scores one of the greatest feel-good victories in British boxing history Darren Barker goes in-depth about a memorable triumph. 'I was struggling with my breath, thinking about my daughter and my brother,' he says The post...
2019-08-17, 21:00

La Liga: Real Madrid Get Back To Winning Ways At Celta Vigo Eden Hazard, who injured his thigh in training on Friday, will certainly start when he is fit again and there will be much tougher opponents than Cel...
2019-08-17, 20:32

Watch: Steve Smith Leaving Ball Is One Of The Funniest Things You'll See Steve Smith's unique style of leaving the ball is already well known but the Australian right-hander took it to a whole new level on Day 3 of the 2nd...
2019-08-17, 17:32

Barcelona And Bayern Munich Confirm Philippe Coutinho Loan Move Philippe Coutinho joined Barcelona from Liverpool in January 2018 for an initial 120 million euros (USD 133 million), plus another 40 million euros i...
2019-08-17, 17:32

"Why This Farce": BCCI Trolled After Shastri's Reappointment As Coach While many slammed the BCCI directly, saying that they were anything but sure of Ravi Shastri's reappointment, others criticised the CAC calling thei...
2019-08-17, 17:32

Darren Bravo, John Campbell In Windies A Team For Tour Game vs India Darren Bravo and John Campbell were included to provide the duo with the much-needed game time before the two-Test series against India which begins ...
2019-08-17, 17:32

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Preseason Week 2 takeaways focus on young quarterbacks and running backs Who's standing out this preseason? Who's not? Dave Richard watches and analyzes everything from this and every week of preseason football to help you...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Smith retires hurt after being hit by Archer bouncer "Australia\u0027s Steve Smith was forced to retire hurt after being struck on the neck by a short ball from England fast bowler Jofra Archer on the f...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while s...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Neymar left out of PSG team again "Neymar has been left out of the Paris St Germain team for the second week running, coach Thomas Tuchel said on Saturday, as speculation continues ov...
2019-08-17, 17:00

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1 Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets  ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Giolito Ks 11, McCann hits slam as White Sox top Angels 7-2 Lucas Giolito struck out 11 over six innings, James McCann hit his second grand slam in three games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles An...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Yastrzemski hits 3 HRs, Giants beat D'backs in 11 innings Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th inning, and the San Francisco Giants recovered after squandering ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

A's edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros &#...
2019-08-17, 16:32

High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon High levels of bacteria have canceled the swimming portion of a triathlon test event for the Tokyo Paralympics. It's the second setback at the t...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Walton's World: Big Bill brings unique musings to baseball Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night      ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits skid LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Braves, Giant debut, Houston hits a skid, Harper's homers, Mad Max on the mound, Tatis likely done for season   ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Australia beats Canada 81-73 in second pre-World Cup game Australia turned the tables on Canada in the final quarter on Saturday for an 81-73 win in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game   &#...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Aubameyang scores another winner, Arsenal beats Burnley 2-1 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a winning goal for the second straight weekend as Arsenal beat Burnley 2-1 in the Premier League    ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Opinion: Patriots' Josh Gordon needs to make the most of his latest chance The New England Patriots need the often-suspended Josh Gordon. But the conditionally reinstated wire receiver probably needs the Patriots even more. ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Lindsey Vonn helps NHL boyfriend P.K. Subban train on the ice this summer Since retiring from ski racing, Lindsey Vonn is writing a book, launching a beauty line, building her foundation and training her NHL boyfriend. ...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game st...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Giants' Daniel Jones no longer perfect, but still impresses in resilient showing against Bears New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones fumbled twice in three series but impressed with arm, showed resolve in preseason game against Chicago Bears...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Bill Walton joined White Sox booth to call a game against the Angels and it was amazing Bill Walton, the Basketball Hall of Famer-turned broadcaster, hit the baseball booth Friday to call a game between the White Sox and Angels.  &...
2019-08-17, 16:32

Without Messi, Barca stunned by Bilbao Missing Lionel Messi, La Liga champion Barcelona stumbled to a 1-0 defeat by Athletic Bilbao on Friday as the Spanish league season got underway in t...
2019-08-17, 16:00

Carolina Panthers' Eric Reid slams Jay-Z as 'despicable' over NFL ownership rumors: when has he 'ever taken a knee'? Carolina Panthers' safety Eric Reid slammed rapper Jay-Z as “despicable” Friday night after rumors swirled that once supporter of former NFL quarterb...
2019-08-17, 15:32

Aritz Aduriz 'scissor' kick cuts through Barcelona to expose Ernesto Valverde's tactics in Lionel Messi's absence It was a moment of genius with which Barcelona fans will be all too familiar. Except this time, it came not to hand them a last-minute victory, but i...
2019-08-17, 15:00

How will Real Madrid line up vs Celta Vigo with Eden Hazard missing out through injury? Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will have to change his plans for Los Blancos' La Liga opener against Celta Vigo after Eden Hazard suffered an inju...
2019-08-17, 15:00

Southampton vs Liverpool lineups: Confirmed team news and predicted XIs Jurgen Klopp is expected to juggle his Liverpool squad against Southampton this afternoon following a draining Uefa Super Cup win over Chelsea in mid...
2019-08-17, 15:00

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from...
2019-08-17, 15:00

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury “I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from a quarterfinal less than two weeks before she is to start defending ...
2019-08-17, 14:32

Umpire Who Clashed With Serena Williams Won’t Work Her Matches Carlos Ramos, who issued penalties against Williams during last year’s U.S. Open final, will not be assigned to her matches, or her sister’s, this ye...
2019-08-17, 14:32

Barron, Jimenez on top in Champions event Doug Barron, playing in just his second PGA Tour Champions event, shot a 7-under-par 65 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the Dick's Sportin...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Two-times welterweight world champion Napoles dead at 79 Two-times welterweight world champion Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles died on Friday in Mexico City aged 79, the World Boxing Council announced on its web...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport e...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Knee injury puts Osaka's U.S. Open title defense in doubt World number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from t...
2019-08-17, 13:32

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about ne...
2019-08-17, 13:32

Heat on agenda again at newly-built Tokyo 2020 hockey venue After a week of Tokyo 2020 test events dominated by talks of sweltering heat and stifling humidity, it was hockey’s turn to experience it at the newl...
2019-08-17, 13:32

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona ...
2019-08-17, 13:32

All Blacks thrash Australia 36-0 to retain Bledisloe Cup "The All Blacks silenced their critics with a physical and polished performance to retain the Bledisloe Cup for a 17th season with a 36-0 victory ove...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Highlights: Djokovic demolishes Pouille in second set to claim Cincinnati win "Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio o...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Lewandowski double rescues draw for Bayern in season opener "Bayern Munich\u0027s Robert Lewandowski scored twice to save the champions\u0027 blushes as they had to come from behind to rescue a 2-2 draw agains...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race ...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while s...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Relentless Djokovic beats Pouille to reach semi-finals "Novak Djokovic wore down Lucas Pouille after an even first set, dispatching the Frenchman 7-6(2) 6-1 in a Cincinnati Masters quarter-final in Ohio o...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Murray to face Sandgren in Winston-Salem Open first round "Andy Murray will meet 72nd-ranked American Tennys Sandgren in the first round at the Winston-Salem Open as the British former world number one gives...
2019-08-17, 13:00

Palace admit £80m Zaha could leave this summer - Paper Round "Wilfried Zaha could still leave Crystal Palace, Manchester United and City want Jadon Sancho, Barcelona struggle to buy Neymar, and Jan Siewert is s...
2019-08-17, 13:00

| Archer 'will take getting used to' predicts Waugh Australia great Steve Waugh believes England debutant fast bowler Jofra Archer's ability to generate speed "seemingly out of nowhere" will make him t...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the ...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes away Paying tribute to the great Cuban Jose Napoles - 'Mantequilla' - who has died at the age of 79 The post Brilliant Cuban boxer Jose Napoles passes awa...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Anthony Joshua downplays Andy Ruiz Jr’s perfect punch as a ‘lucky punch’ Anthony Joshua calls that Andy Ruiz left hook a 'lucky punch' but in boxing there is no such thing as a lucky punch The post Anthony Joshua downplays...
2019-08-17, 11:32

Amed Rosario’s rise draws Didi Gregorius comparisons KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The shortstop who plays across town from Amed Rosario might serve as the best example of a player at his position who figured it o...
2019-08-17, 11:00

New owner Joseph Tsai wagers China, Durant will ‘Net’ him a win Taiwanese-Canadian businessman Joseph Tsai bought the Brooklyn Nets for a record price — despite the fact that the team had the worst attendance in t...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Yankees did a little bit of everything to squeak this one out They had witnessed Masahiro Tanaka’s second straight strong outing, the Yankees loading the bases without scoring, Tommy Kahnle’s superb two-strikeou...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Daniel Jones shows Giants something new in uneven encore The head coach did not like the two fumbles. Not one bit. But Pat Shurmur did like how Daniel Jones, the rookie quarterback, did not wilt when faced ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Mets look overmatched by lowly Royals in series-opening dud KANSAS CITY, Mo. — They couldn’t save a few hits from the previous game? Such is baseball’s fickle nature that the Mets could total a season-high 23 ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez to wrestle at Garden Cain Velasquez is coming to New York to fight — in a wrestling ring. The former UFC heavyweight champion turned wrestler has signed to be a part of M...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Where Jets may turn next as kicker conundrum continues Taylor Bertolet had the locker closest to the door Thursday night in the Jets’ locker room. As he got dressed, reporters gathered around and a few te...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Daniel Jones showed why Giants fell in love with him The Kid is human. Daniel Jones is human after all. But it can’t be denied that he’s a pretty darn good-looking quarterback prospect too. “He’s making...
2019-08-17, 11:00

New Jersey wins Little League World Series opener When you say you’re Mr. Cool, well, you better be Mr. Cool when the moment calls for it. Jayden Capindica is Mr. Cool. Capindica’s glove and bat boos...
2019-08-17, 11:00

It was a dream come true for Giants RB Jon Hilliman It has been made clear star running back Saquon Barkley won’t see the field during the Giants’ preseason schedule and Wayne Gallman was nursing an an...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Mets getting closer to getting Brandon Nimmo back KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Brandon Nimmo is on the comeback trail. The Mets outfielder went 1-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout as the designated hitter in a...
2019-08-17, 11:00

How Josh Rosen fared in his surprise Dolphins’ start TAMPA, Fla. — Miami coach Brian Flores gave second-year quarterback Josh Rosen a shot against Tampa Bay’s first defensive unit and liked what h...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Giants receive big lift from unsung wide receivers The Giants’ wide receivers are doing their best to prep in the preseason for the first four games of the regular season without suspended starter Gol...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Mets certainly aren’t the Yankees in one crucial category KANSAS CITY, Mo. — From the moment the Mets’ lineup was posted, this looked like trouble. This is why the Mets’ ride will be a roller-coaster the res...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs du...
2019-08-17, 11:00

CC Sabathia’s first pitching coach not surprised by veteran’s success When CC Sabathia delivers his Hall of Fame speech, one face in the crowd will be that of the man who was Sabathia’s pitching coach when he was a 17-y...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Aaron Judge’s ‘normal day’ could mean much more for Yankees One hundred and five, 103, 92, free pass. No, those are not your child’s chemistry test scores, nor are they Justin Bieber’s clocked speeds on the 40...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Why Mets’ Mickey Callaway went to Edwin Diaz KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This was far removed from a save situation for Edwin Diaz. Mickey Callaway was trying to save the Mets from an embarrassing loss a...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Masahiro Tanaka becoming a Yankees’ answer again Perhaps the Masahiro Tanaka crisis is over. The right-hander delivered a second straight strong performance in the Yankees’ 3-2 win over the In...
2019-08-17, 11:00

It looks like Yankees’ Luke Voit is almost set for next step Luke Voit will join Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Monday to continue working out. The plan is for the Yankees first baseman/DH to start a minor l...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Dodgers' Kristopher Negrón Faceplants Attempting Diving Catch, Comes Up With Nose Full Of Blood Things were already going poorly for the Dodgers going into the bottom of the fifth on Thursday, as the team had only just broken up a no-hitter agai...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Ronald Acuña Jr. Gives Gravity The Middle Finger, Robs Home Run Ronald Acuña Jr. has been an absolute stud for the Braves as of late, and even when his team hasn’t been performing to the best of their abilities, h...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Jon Gruden Turns Worrying Shade Of Red Over Preseason Delay-Of-Game Penalty Mike Glennon threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to [checks notes] Rico Gafford in the first quarter of Thursday night’s Raiders-Cardinals preseason game ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Bryce Harper's Walk-Off Grand Slam Was Pure Catharsis The Philadelphia Phillies were down to the Chicago Cubs entering the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night. The Cubs have had a dicey bullpen al...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Kyler Murray's Snap Clap Might Be A Problem Kyler Murray played four series in the Cardinals’ loss to the Raiders on Thursday, going 3-for-8 for 12 yards. Not great. But also who cares, it’s pr...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Mike Tyson says he smokes $40,000 worth of weed every month, which must get him really high There’s a certain novelty that surrounds Mike Tyson today. After the heavyweight boxer retired in 2005, he publicly spoke about how much of a shitbag...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Aaron Rodgers Is Worried About Lamar Jackson's Safety, Too It’s hard to get enough of Lamar Jackson’s highlight-reel runs, but during Thursday night’s preseason game against the Packers, every muscle on my bo...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Bury Are The Latest English Club To Flirt With Financial Disaster The last thing any English soccer club wants right now is to be mentioned in the same breath as Bolton Wanderers, but Manchester-area League One side...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Rex Ryan Is Still Thinking About Those Feeties Rex Ryan loves feet—specifically his wife’s feet, and we have all known this for years and years. What’s inspiring about Ryan is not that he has an a...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Coach Who Made $850,000 Last Year Says His Unpaid Players Are Required To Donate $50 To Program At a post-workout press conference earlier this week, Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns coach Billy Napier announced a rather odd initiative for the ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Pittsburgh Steelers Some people are fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team prev...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Making Pass Interference Reviewable Isn't Going To Make It Any Clearer The play above was flagged. If you didn’t watch—and, dear reader, I sincerely hope you had something better to do last night than watch a Bengals-Ski...
2019-08-17, 11:00

All Elite Wrestling's Newest Signing Is As Divisive As Wrestlers Get By the strange but very real standards that govern these sorts of things, All Elite Wrestling’s video announcement on its Twitter page that it had si...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Vacation Home Beset By Legion Of Barfing And Shitting Vultures Behold the Palm Beach vacation home that was recently purchased for $702,000, and behold the great many winged beasts who have shat and barfed their ...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Look At This Weird Thing Donald Trump Just Belched Up In March, a young whale beached itself in Davao City, in the Philippines. When scientists from the local museum—it is, delightfully, called D’Bone C...
2019-08-17, 11:00

Jofra Archer takes first Test wicket as England hit back before play is abandoned Just one session of play was possible on the third day of the Lord's but England cricket took advantage of helpful bowling conditions to pick up thre...
2019-08-17, 08:00

Athletic Bilbao 1 Barcelona 0: LaLiga champions fall to defeat after late Aritz Aduriz stunner Aritz Aduriz scored an incredible late winner as Barcelona began their LaLiga title defence with a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao at San M...
2019-08-17, 08:00

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Barcelona LIVE: La Liga 2019-20 football as it happened - Aduriz stunner sinks Barca ​Aritz Aduriz scored an incredible late winner as Barcelona began their LaLiga title defence with a frustrating 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao at San ...
2019-08-17, 08:00

Gary Cahill set for Crystal Palace debut after impressing squad in training Gary Cahill is in line to make his Crystal Palace debut this weekend having made a fantastic impact during his first two weeks of training at the clu...
2019-08-17, 08:00

Wings hold off Liberty 83-77, win third straight Allisha Gray scored 22 points and the Dallas Wings took the lead in the final minute to win their third straight, beating New York 83-77   ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Boxing great "Mantequilla" Napoles dies at 79 Jose "Mantequilla" Napoles, the Hall of Famer Mexican boxer who was a two-time welterweight world champion, has died at 79     &...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Tanaka, Judge help Yankees rebound with 3-2 win over Indians Masahiro Tanaka pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Aaron Judge broke out of his slump with two hits and two runs, and the New York Yankees ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Manning and Jones throw TDs to lead Giants over Bears Eli Manning and heir apparent Daniel Jones threw first-half touchdown passes against Chicago backups and the New York Giants had an easy night in pos...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Quigley scores 26, Sky beat Sparks 91-81 Allie Quigley scored 26 points to help the Chicago Sky beat Los Angeles 91-81 to pull into a tie for fourth place with the Sparks    ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back home runs, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Toronto Blue Jays beat ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3 Cody Bellinger hit his 41st home run, Max Muncy and Justin Turner connected against reliever Sean Newcomb in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Trio of Tigers pitchers combine to blank Rays 2-0 Daniel Norris pitched three innings, Drew VerHagen pitched five and Joe Jimenez earned his seventh save for the Detroit Tigers on Friday night in a 2...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Yankees' Aaron Boone thinks 'there would be a lot of benefit' to a surrender rule in MLB After using a position player to close out a blowout loss, the Yankees' Aaron Boone was asked about giving managers the ability to surrender gam...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier defends requiring players to donate to athletic foundation Louisiana-Lafayette football coach Billy Napier defended having players pay $50 a year to be members of athletic foundation, saying he'll cover ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Lindsey Vonn works to empower young girls by going to camp this weekend Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn remembers meeting Picabo Street, which showed how having a role model can make a difference in a young person's li...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Padres star rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. will 'most likely' miss rest of year with back injury Padres standout rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. has a back injury that will likely cost him the rest of this year, manager Andy Green said Friday.  &...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Patriots' Josh Gordon being reinstated by NFL on a conditional basis Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon was suspended on Dec. 20 for violating league's substance-abuse policy. He can attend meetings, starting Sund...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Opinion: Tiger Woods in severe peril of missing out on return trip to Tour Championship Tiger Woods is 44th in projected FedExCup standings after two late bogeys in second round of BMW Championship; only top 30 go to Tour Championship. ...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to selec...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Morgan's Desire For Second World Cup Success Tempered By Back Concern Eoin Morgan had problems with his back during the drawn-out World Cup campaign -- going off early in the game against the West Indies with a back spa...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Who's the next undisputed junior featherweight champion? Three champions carry the four world titles in boxing's 122-pound division, but does Emanuel Navarrete, Danny Roman or Rey Vargas have what it takes ...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Offseason Zim: Vikings coach finds solace on his sprawling ranch Mike Zimmer is a "different person" when he retreats to the 160-acre ranch inspired by his wife, a respite for a veteran coach embarking on what coul...
2019-08-17, 04:32

An intern no more, Darius Bazley is ready for the NBA challenge After a year in a unique role with New Balance, the Oklahoma City Thunder forward is ready for the transition to the NBA and ready to help anyone who...
2019-08-17, 04:32

All the reasons why the FedEx Cup means so much this weekend Tiger is still hoping for a spot at East Lake. Everybody is still chasing Brooks Koepka. And why next year's majors are on some players' minds this w...
2019-08-17, 04:32

How a fan's viral video turned Aaron Boone's Yankees into 'savages' It's all over social media and on T-shirts worn by players and sold in the team store. So why did the skipper's rant turn into a rallying cry? You ca...
2019-08-17, 04:32

UFC 241 Viewers Guide: The rematch and the return we've been waiting for Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic met last summer and the UFC heavyweight championship changed hands. Will there be another dethroning on Saturday? Als...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Slayer axed as sponsor for NASCAR's Yeley Heavy metal band Slayer's sponsorship of J.J. Yeley's No. 54 car for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Mo...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration fo...
2019-08-17, 04:32

ROY candidate Tatis likely done for season (back) After suffering back spasms during Tuesday's game, Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is going on the 10-day injured list and likely won't play agai...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Filings suggest Nike paid in pursuit of players Newly released emails and text messages in the case against attorney Michael Avenatti suggested that Nike officials were paying handlers and families...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Follow live: Giants, Bears continue preseason action Eli Manning passed for an 8-yard touchdown on New York's opening drive, and after two fumbles, Daniel Jones threw a 15-yard strike in the second quar...
2019-08-17, 04:32

Caster Semenya: I have high testosterone, so what? – video The double olympic champion Caster Semenya's battle with the athletics authorities rolls on as she continues to fight an IAAF regulation that would m...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Player dribbles past seven opponents to score stunning solo goal in Colombia – video The final stage of Colombia's Under-21 national championship produced a magical solo goal. In the 55th minute, with the scores level at 1-1, Norte de...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Jürgen Klopp and penalty hero Adrián react to Super Cup victory – video Jürgen Klopp has hailed Adrián's 'incredible' performance, after his new keeper made the decisive penalty shoot-out save to win Liverpool the Europea...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Nick Kyrgios calls umpire 'a tool' and smashes two rackets during Khachanov defeat – video Nick Kyrgios uses abusive language, calls umpire Fergus Murphy 'a tool' and destroys two rackets during his Cincinnati Masters second round defeat to...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Arsenal manager Emery says Kolasinac and Özil are ready to return – video Arsenal manager Unai Emery stressed on Thursday that Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac are both mentally ready to play against Burnley in the Premier Lea...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Klopp says Adrián is a Liverpool injury concern after collision with pitch invader – video Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian could miss his side's Premier League game against Southampton on Saturday after a collision with a pitch invader. Manager...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Frank Lampard 'disgusted' by racist abuse directed at Tammy Abraham – video Frank Lampard has expressed his anger at racist abuse directed at striker Tammy Abraham on social media following Chelsea's Uefa Super Cup loss to Li...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Kaepernick releases powerful video on police killings to mark anthem protest anniversary Kaepernick asks: ‘How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation … that is so unjust to many of the people living in it?’Three years to the da...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Chess: Magnus Carlsen admits to confidence crisis after shock losing run The world champion lost 10 speed games in St Louis and has only two days to recover before the start of the Sinquefield CupMagnus Carlsen’s form coll...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Athletic Bilbao 1-0 Barcelona: La Liga opener – as it happened Aritz Aduriz scored a stunning overhead kick moments after coming on as a late substitute to consign the champions to an opening-day defeatMatch repo...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Pep v Poch: Spurs manager jokingly suggests one-on-one competition with Guardiola – video Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino jokingly suggested a one-on-one football competition between him and Manchester City manager Pep Guardi...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Steve Bruce understands volatile nature of life for manager at Newcastle • Bruce says result at Norwich ‘would settle everybody’• ‘Coming here was never going to be easy’Steve Bruce has shouldered the blame for the tactica...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Zinedine Zidane ready to rely on ‘important’ Gareth Bale for Real Madrid • Welsh forward set to stay after collapse of Jiangsu Suning deal• Eden Hazard out for several weeks with thigh injuryZinedine Zidane is ready to put...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Everton signed Moise Kean to play centre-forward, says Marco Silva • Italian and Jean-Philippe Gbamin could make home debuts• Silva: New signings must learn fast to get in starting line-upMarco Silva said Everton sig...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Pep Guardiola says Mauricio Pochettino does not believe his praise is genuine • ‘My opinion about him is high standard … he doesn’t believe me’• Guardiola’s Manchester City host Tottenham on SaturdayPep Guardiola has suggested ...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Frank Lampard ready to play Tammy Abraham for Chelsea after racial abuse • Abraham missed the decisive penalty in their Super Cup defeat • Lampard believes social media abuse needs to be dealt withFrank Lampard will not he...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Huddersfield sack coach Jan Siewert after one win in seven months • Decision made after Friday night defeat by Fulham• Side have picked up just one Championship pointHuddersfield have sacked their manager, Jan Siewe...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Bayern Munich agree season-long loan deal for Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho • Former Liverpool player’s loan likely to include option to buy• Bayern draw 2-2 with Hertha Berlin in Bundesliga openerThe former Liverpool playmak...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Mauricio Pochettino puts faith in Spurs bravery to halt Manchester City | Dominic Fifield Tottenham’s manager will not change their style as they aim to repeat last season’s success at Manchester CityMauricio Pochettino’s patience wore thi...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Aritz Aduriz’s late acrobatics for Athletic Bilbao stun Barcelona Aritz Aduriz is 38 and a half. He has already announced that this will be the final season of a career that stretches back to last century, aware tha...
2019-08-17, 03:00

Journeyman Andy Lonergan could get big chance in Liverpool’s goal • Veteran keeper will face Southampton if Adrián misses out• Lonergan has made 401 appearances for 10 different clubsFrom zero to hero? Andy Lonergan...
2019-08-17, 03:00

NFL players help bail out illegal immigrant in ICE detention in California NFL players Josh Norman and Demario Davis on Monday helped bail out an illegal immigrant who was placed into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Los Angeles Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins suffers torn ACL, season in jeopardy Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, which may cost him his first season with the team, his agent Jeff Sc...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Ex-Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback becomes first player to join rebooted XFL Former Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback Landry Jones became the first player to join the XFL as the rebooted league starts to churn toward its ...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Houston Rockets GM asserts that James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey may have ruffled some feathers when he compared former MVP James Harden's and Hall of Famer Michael Jorda...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Minor league baseball owner to meet with faith leaders amid rift with CAIR A minor league baseball owner who had refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group announced Friday he now plans to...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Georgia Tech quarterback receives sixth year of eligibility, set to play three more seasons Georgia Tech quarterback Lucas Johnson will be able to play three more seasons of college football after the NCAA granted him a sixth year of eligibi...
2019-08-17, 02:32

NFL offensive lineman on quest to meet extraordinary weight goal: 'It's terrible' Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva is on a quest to gain more weight before the team kicks off its 2019 season against the Ne...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the seas...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised e...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Eli Manning shows he also can put Giants in the end zone Eli Manning answered the bell. A week after Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones led the team on a touchdown drive in his first NFL action last wee...
2019-08-17, 02:32

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.38B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with s...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s plane bounced, veered off runway in crash ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Fernando Tatis Jr. injury news shakes up NL Rookie of the Year race Padres rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. is “most likely done for the season.” because of a back injury, San Diego mananger Andy Green told reporters on Frid...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Yankees’ Aaron Boone: MLB should consider having mercy rule Aaron Boone has used a position player twice on the mound to finish lopsided losses this year. That is the biggest sign of surrender in baseball and ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Brett Yormark’s exit from Barclays a blow for boxing The future of boxing in Brooklyn faces an uncertain future now that billionaire Joe Tsai is officially the new owner the Nets and Barclays Center. Hi...
2019-08-17, 02:00

NFL conditionally reinstates Patriots WR Josh Gordon The NFL has conditionally reinstated Patriots wide receiver Josh Gordon. Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Gordon on Friday that on Sunday, Gordon ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Jets’ loss of Avery Williamson shows how fragile NFL can be It happens this quickly. It happens in an eyeblink. Quicker than that, even. One moment you are covering a running back in the end zone, doing as you...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu, Gio Urshela have shot at batting title If the Yankees maintain their comfortable lead in the AL East, next month could lack drama in The Bronx. That is, unless DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Golf: Course record 63 lifts Matsuyama to halfway lead at BMW Hideki Matsuyama had one of the best putting days of his career to take the halfway lead with a course-record nine-under 63 in the second round at th...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Cycling: Italian great Gimondi dies of heart attack Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while sw...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Tennis-Osaka retires at Cincinnati with knee injury World number one Naomi Osaka retired from the Cincinnati Masters with an apparent knee injury on Friday, less than two weeks before the start of her ...
2019-08-17, 02:00

Louisiana-Lafayette football coach Billy Napier pushes players donate to athletics foundation University of Louisiana at Lafayette football coach Billy Napier has new team rule: All scholarship players should donate to athletics foundation. &...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Jets linebacker Avery Williamson out for the season with torn ACL, per reports Avery Williamson was expected to team with C.J. Mosley as a key piece in the middle of the Jets' defense, but now he will miss the entire season...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team. ...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Chargers Pro Bowl safety Derwin James out with stress fracture in foot, return unclear Derwin James, who was a Pro Bowl and all-pro selection as a rookie, is expected to be out for some time for the Los Angeles Chargers.   &#...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Opinion: Louisiana-Lafayette football coach needs lesson in what 'donation' really means Billy Napier originally was requiring his scholarship players at Louisiana-Lafayette to 'donate' $50 to fundraising arm of the athletics de...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Former MLB MVP Josh Hamilton: Holy Spirit talked to me before World Series homer The former Texas Rangers star says the Holy Spirit told him that he would hit a go-ahead home run in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series.   &#...
2019-08-17, 01:00

NTSB shares details from Dale Earnhardt Jr. plane crash: Hard landing before catching fire NTSB investigators say plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family "bounced at least twice" upon landing Thursday before skidding off the runway. &...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Clap trap: Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals have snap problem Some officials in the NFL have a problem with the way the Cardinals signal for the ball to be snapped. So, is clapping allowed?    &#...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Tennis: Gasquet sets up Cincy semi-final with Goffin Frenchman Richard Gasquet continued his comeback from groin surgery by defeating 11th seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6(2) 3-6 6-2 in the qua...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Tennis: Barty regroups to win, but Osaka retires with injury Top seed Ash Barty rallied from a set down to make the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals but world number one Naomi Osaka withdrew from her quarter-fina...
2019-08-17, 01:00

Zab Judah says he would have “accepted” a draw against Floyd Mayweather Zab Judah tells Elliot Worsell about his two memorable but ultimately disappointing nights against legends Floyd Mayweather and Kostya Tszyu The post...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Boxing News at Five: Anthony Joshua calls Lennox Lewis a “clown”, Joshua Buatsi fights Ryan Ford on August 31 The war of words between former heavyweights champions Lennox Lewis and Anthony Joshua continues, and Joshua Buatsi gets a durable Canadian for Augus...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’ Rising British light-heavyweight Lyndon Arthur speaks to Terry Dooley The post Lyndon Arthur: ‘I’m all for Yarde winning against Kovalev’...
2019-08-17, 00:00

60 second interview: Felix Alvarado Paul Wheeler talks to Felix Alvarado, a world champion who rose up from poverty The post 60 second interview: Felix Alvarado appeared first on Boxing...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Boxing News at Five: Sulaiman says the WBC have not suspended Whyte, Spong lets his cougar run amok The WBC have suspended his interim and mandatory status rather than Dillian Whyte, and Tyrone Spong can't control his cougar The post Boxing News at ...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someone trying to take your spot’ Paige Murney is GB’s number one, but knows Caroline Dubois and other rivals are rising to challenge her The post Paige Murney: ‘There’s always someon...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Tori Ellis Willetts wants to follow in Nicola Adams’ footsteps, not fight her for the Olympic place Tori Ellis Willetts is GB’s latest 51kgs boxer. She contemplates the Olympics and whether Nicola Adams could return The post Tori Ellis Willetts want...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Chad Green gives Yankees plenty to think about The Yankees’ use of a reliever starting a game has been a little different than other teams who use the “opener’’ strategy. Some clubs use a reliever...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Birth of Giants-Jets rivalry still carries some bitterness 50 years later Even to John Mara’s 14-year-old ears, this sounded a little crazy. This was late in the morning of Aug. 17, 1969, and the New York Giants’ team bus w...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Bryce Harper: Walk-off grand slam ‘is what you live for’ It still doesn’t get tired for the Phillies’ $330 million man. Bryce Harper’s walk-off grand slam, the sixth of his career, lifted ...
2019-08-17, 00:00

NFL preseason: The Eagles are running out of quarterbacks It’s becoming dangerous to be an Eagles quarterback. With franchise QB Carson Wentz sitting out and backup Nate Sudfeld out for six weeks after...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Conor McGregor bar punch: ‘He lose his mind’ Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t a fan of Conor McGregor’s latest punch. The lightweight champ, who famously defeated McGregor at UFC 229, respo...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Rockets GM: James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Daryl Morey doesn’t just believe he employs the NBA’s best scorer. The Rockets general manager is convinced he has the greatest scorer of...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Mitchell Trubisky and Bears could be in for a terrible fall If sports betting is essentially “arguing with money,” then one of the hottest arguments this summer involves how good, or disappointing, the 2019 Ch...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Raiders’ Antonio Brown denies he planned to quit over helmet fiasco Antonio Brown is almost ready to return to the field. And according to the Raiders star receiver, he never threatened to leave it. Brown, who has yet...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Mets VP Tommy Tanous reveling in son’s Little League World Series trip The Mets will be represented in at least one World Series. Tommy Tanous, the VP of international and amateur scouting who was key in the Mets’ ...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Boxing, MMA champion charged after pet cougar escaped in Florida PARKLAND, Fla. — Authorities say a professional fighter allowed his pet cougar escape from his Florida home earlier this year. The Sun Sentinel repor...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Lou Piniella’s Baseball Hall of Fame snub still stings You enter a conversation with Lou Piniella ready to be entertained. Not necessarily surprised, though. The beloved longtime player and manager operat...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.37B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with s...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 perc...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Aaron Rodgers’ advice to Lamar Jackson: ‘Slide a little bit’ Aaron Rodgers liked what he saw out of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during their preseason game Thursday, although the two-time NFL Mos...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Yankees vs. Indians: The good Masahiro Tanaka will show up We must be in heaven, man! Well almost. The Woodstock 50 concert was canceled, but ’69ers Carlos Santana, Arlo Guthrie and John Fogerty are expected ...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Kyler Murray’s second game struggles bring a snap clap problem Billy Beane would be thrilled with a 3-for-8 outing. Kliff Kingsbury will need more. Kyler Murray, the former first-round baseball pick whose Heisman...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Jets lose Avery Williamson for season with torn ACL The Jets lost one of their leaders for the season on Friday when tests showed linebacker Avery Williamson suffered a torn ACL in his right knee, acco...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Michelle Beadle is off ‘NBA Countdown’ and out of jobs at ESPN Michelle Beadle’s dramatic fall at ESPN has continued: She is being dropped from “NBA Countdown,” sources confirmed to The Post. This is the second h...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Ex-Met Adeiny Hechavarria stays in NL East with rival Braves Adeiny Hechavarria has a new home, and it’s with a rival. The veteran infielder, who was released by the Mets last week following the signing o...
2019-08-17, 00:00

Lampard is the perfect fit at Chelsea, says Rodgers "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard can overcome a tough start as a Premier League boss and is the \"perfect fit\" for the club who are now looking to pro...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Guardiola sees 'second best' Tottenham as title contenders "Manchester City will be up against Europe\u0027s second best side when they host Tottenham Hotspur at the weekend, manager Pep Guardiola said on Fri...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Supe...
2019-08-16, 23:32

England pick up crucial wickets before rain wrecks day "England fought back on the third day in the second test of the Ashes on Friday, picking up three top order wickets to reduce Australia to 80-4 befor...
2019-08-16, 23:32

'Hodeg makes it stick!' Colombian sprints to victory in Stage 5 as Bennett falls short "Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) grabbed the fifth stage of the BinckBank Tour as the Colombian held off Sam Bennett (Bora–Hansgrohe) in a tight...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Hodeg beats Bennett in sprint finish at BinckBank Tour "Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck–Quick-Step) grabbed the fifth stage of the BinckBank Tour as the Colombian held off Sam Bennett (Bora–Hansgrohe) in a tight...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Coquard reflects on 'very tactical day' after claiming stage win "Bryan Coquard powered on to cross the line first, and the Frenchman admitted he had to be at his best to beat Mathieu van der Poel on Stage 2 of the...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Adrian ready to play through pain with Liverpool faced with 'keeper crisis "Adrian is hopeful of being fit for Liverpool\u0027s Premier League encounter with Southampton after suffering a freak ankle injury in the UEFA Super...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Coutinho to join Bayern on loan "Barcelona\u0027s record signing Philippe Coutinho is set to move to Bayern Munich on loan for the remainder of the season, the Spanish champions sai...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Team news: Bayern bound Coutinho left out as Griezmann makes Barcelona debut "Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has given the biggest indication yet that Philippe Coutinho\u0027s career at the Camp Nou is set to come to an...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Griezmann and De Jong given rude awakening on disjointed Barcelona debuts "Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie De Jong made their long-awaited competitive debuts for Barcelona in their opening La Liga fixture against Athletic Bil...
2019-08-16, 23:32

Alibaba's Tsai buys rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is buying a 51% stake that he doesn't already own in NBA's Brooklyn Nets and its Barclays arena from...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Rodgers advises Ravens' Jackson to 'slide a little bit' Aaron Rodgers liked what he saw out of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson during their preseason game Thursday, although the two-time NFL Mos...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Murray to play in Winston-Salem, skip U.S. Open Scotsman Andy Murray accepted a wild-card invitation to next week's Winston-Salem Open to continue his singles comeback, but he has decided to skip t...
2019-08-16, 22:32

Tiger's charge fizzles in second 71 at BMW Tiger Woods was unable to keep a mid-round charge going Friday and will have to rally over the weekend at the BMW Championship in order to qualify fo...
2019-08-16, 22:32

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup sho...
2019-08-16, 21:32

With game-winning grand slam, Bryce Harper comes through in clutch — again — for Phillies The massive blast capped a comeback against the Cubs and also served as a reminder that Harper is doing more to justify his massive contract than may...
2019-08-16, 21:32

After field-invading fan injures Adrian, Liverpool is nearly out of goalkeepers The Champions League winners start the season on the wrong foot after their starter is injured in Premier League opener and backup is taken out by a ...
2019-08-16, 21:32

How an unknown 23-year-old from Pakistan became the talk of the esports world Siddique was a relative unknown when he came to Evo Japan this year, but now he's a two-time Tekken champ and a local celebrity in his home city of L...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi weren’t satisfied with USA Basketball’s schedule. So they changed it. The new program is aimed at increasing competition and generating exposure before the Olympics, and will help keep some top players in the United Sta...
2019-08-16, 21:32

He spoke for Maryland football players after a teammate’s death. His next field: Politics. Ellis McKennie is best known for his response to the death of his friend Jordan McNair. His desire to leave an impact guides his aspirations for the ...
2019-08-16, 21:32

When the English countryside plays host to Dubai royalty and Arabian racing The quintessential market town of Newbury, tucked away in the English countryside, is not exactly where you'd expect to find the pinnacle of Arabian ...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Martin Fuchs on the secrets of his success After watching both his father and uncle represent their country at the Olympic Games, iperhaps t's no wonder that world-class equestrian rider Marti...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Talks break down between USWNT and US Soccer over equal pay Meditation talks between US Soccer and the United States women's soccer team over a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by the players earlier this y...
2019-08-16, 21:32

'Neymar's injury is completely fixed,' says PSG Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo has quashed rumors surrounding star over Neymar's foot injury and the Brazilian's future at the club...
2019-08-16, 21:32

Watch: Nick Kyrgios has another meltdown, smashes two rackets Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios smashed two rackets during another meltdown before losing in three sets in the round of 32 at the Western & South...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Women's soccer players keep up fight for equal pay after talks break down The reigning women's World Cup champions said Thursday they will keep up the fight for equal pay after late-night mediation talks broke down with the...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Tony Romo reveals top fantasy football running backs Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo told UPI which running back he would pick first in a fantasy football draft. He also said he thinks Ezeki...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Dale Earnhardt Jr., family safe after plane crash in Tennessee Semiretired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family escaped with minor injuries after their private plane ran off the runway and caught fire....
2019-08-16, 19:00

Watch: Redskins get 96-yard INT for TD, Dwayne Haskins shines in loss to Bengals The Washington Redskins got a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first drive of the game during a preseason loss to the Cincinnati Be...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Watch: Phillies' Bryce Harper rips walk-off grand slam vs. Cubs Bryce Harper obliterated an inside fastball for a gargantuan walk-off grand slam to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a dramatic comeback win against...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Fan injures Liverpool goalie Adrian during celebration Goalkeeper Adrian's status is uncertain ahead of Liverpool's Premier League clash against Southampton after the Reds star was injured during a celebr...
2019-08-16, 19:00

Watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger belts MLB-best 40th homer vs. Marlins The Dodgers' Cody Bellinger continued his brilliant season by belting his Major League Baseball-best 40th home run of 2019 during a loss to the Miami...
2019-08-16, 19:00

La Liga back on TV in UK & Ireland: ITV to show Athletic vs Barcelona on Friday Fans of LaLiga in the UK and Ireland will be able to watch the competition after all as ITV announced plans to show one game per week, starting with ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Twitter responds to criticism after Chelsea's Tammy Abraham suffers online racial abuse Twitter remain "deeply committed to improving the health of the conversation" on the social media platform following criticism from Kick It Out after...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Man City vs Tottenham lineups: Confirmed team news, predicted XIs and latest injury news Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino face a big test in just the second game of their Premier League seasons as Manchester City host Tottenham on Sa...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Liverpool Super Cup hero Adrian rejected improved contract to stay at West Ham, reveals Manuel Pellegrini Manuel Pellegrini has revealed West Ham offered Liverpool's Uefa Super Cup hero Adrian an improved contract in a bid to keep him at the London Stadiu...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Man Utd would sell Paul Pogba... but he will cost Real Madrid £200m, insists Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov believes Paul Pogba will make a dramatic move from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer - providing that the Spanish giants ...
2019-08-16, 17:32

How will Barcelona line up vs Athletic? Antoine Griezmann set for full debut as Lionel Messi misses out Lionel Messi missed Barcelona training on Thursday and will not travel to Bilbao for the champions' La Liga opener against Athletic Club at San Mames...
2019-08-16, 17:32

How will West Ham line up against Brighton? Pablo Fornals set for full debut West Ham's club-record £45million signing Sebastien Haller is a doubt for their trip to Brighton so Javier Hernandez could start up front at the Amex...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Frank Lampard set for hero's welcome as Chelsea seek to build on Istanbul display Leicester was the stage for the final domestic act of Maurizio Sarri's time as Chelsea manager so it is only right they should be the visitors for Fr...
2019-08-16, 17:32

How will Chelsea line up against Leicester? Christian Pulisic set for full Premier League debut Frank Lampard will have to weigh up the fatigue in his squad following the UEFA Super Cup Final defeat to Liverpool against a need to register a firs...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Dougie Freedman explains why Crystal Palace didn't spend bulk of Aaron Wan-Bissaka transfer fee Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman has explained why the club did not splash the majority of the money brought in by selling Aaron Wan-...
2019-08-16, 17:32

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Alexis Sanchez has a bright Man Utd future and predicts big season for Fred Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Alexis Sanchez remains part of his plans at Manchester United while anticipating a big season for Brazilian midfielder F...
2019-08-16, 17:32