• First Pitch at Red Sox Game Strikes Photographer Straight in the Nuts
First Pitch at Red Sox Game Strikes Photographer Straight in the Nuts

Fenway continues to find new ways to torment the Cardinals, sending them to Pittsburgh fuming after losing a four-run lead one night and allowing an eight-run inning the night before. "I think we're just playing the game, playing hard and playing nine innings and not giving up no matter what the score is", Betts said following the game, via MLB.co...

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  • Manchester United clear path for Chelsea to sign Tottenham ace Danny Rose
Manchester United clear path for Chelsea to sign Tottenham ace Danny Rose

Antonio Conte rates Rose highly and believes the full-back is flawless to play left wing-back in his 3-4-3 formation. But Starsport understands United have now ditched plans to sign Rose with Spurs also adamant he will not be leaving this summer.

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  • Yu Darvish leaves Dodgers' home debut after visit with trainer
Yu Darvish leaves Dodgers' home debut after visit with trainer

As the Dodgers improved to 84-34 on the season, the White Sox slipped to 45-71 on the year as they get closer to the worst record in the league. Bellinger will most likely not get another off-day this month, so giving it to him while the Dodgers play one of the weakest teams in baseball is probably the best idea.

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  • Indians-Twins washed out; will play doubleheader Thursday
Indians-Twins washed out; will play doubleheader Thursday

The Indians and Twins have only one common off date the rest of the season, on September 25, the day the before a 3-game series between the two teams in Cleveland. In his 138.2 innings and 11-5 record this year, Carrasco has a 3.83 ERA with 152 Ks and 38 BBs. As for Gibson, he's given up three earned in each of his last three starts on 17 hits, a s...

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  • Carolina Panthers sign LB Thomas Davis to one-year extension
Carolina Panthers sign LB Thomas Davis to one-year extension

The extension takes the All-Pro linebacker's contract through the 2018 season, with the 34-year-old reportedly netting an additional $3 million in guaranteed money between 2017 and 2018. He responded by coming back in 2012 and amassing 105 tackles, three passes defended and an interception. Davis was a key contributor on a defensive unit that finis...

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  • Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues One Day After Voting On Issue
Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues One Day After Voting On Issue

The Lee and Jackson Monument was a double equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee, depicting a meeting between the two before the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863. A memorial service was held in Charlottesville on Wednesday for Heather Heyer , a 32-year-old woman who was killed when a man suspected of being a white nationalist d...

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  • Leander Paes-Alexander Zverev crash out of Cincinnati Open
Leander Paes-Alexander Zverev crash out of Cincinnati Open

Rafael Nadal is through to the third round in Cincinnati after extending his spotless record against Richard Gasquet . India's Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev went down to the Spanish duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in a men's doubles first round match to bow out of the Cincinnati Open last night.

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  • Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

The island is home to American nuclear submarines but also the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (Thaad) system that could used to thwart an attack. Dr Graham also pointed out Kim said he will respond only if the United States does not de-escalate the situation. The White House said in a statement that Mr.

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  • Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud rated highly by our fans
Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud rated highly by our fans

Stoke slipped to a 1-0 loss at a Wayne Rooney-inspired Everton in their opening fixture and whether or not Alexis Sanchez is included in Arsenal's squad to face them this weekend remains to be seen. "I think he needs games now", said Wenger. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says Olivier Giroud is a big personality inside the locker room. He might...

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  • Cesar Azpilicueta sends message to Chelsea board about new signings
Cesar Azpilicueta sends message to Chelsea board about new signings

Conte's sanguine post-match analysis was no doubt inspired by the ferocity of Chelsea's second-half comeback, first with 10 men after Cahill's 14th-minute dismissal for a lunge on Steven Defour and then nine after Fabregas collected a second yellow card.

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  • Ex-Miami Dolphins player Dimitri Patterson assaults 2 officers, officials say
Ex-Miami Dolphins player Dimitri Patterson assaults 2 officers, officials say

An arrest affidavit reveals it took five officers to subdue 34-year-old former National Football League player, Dimitri Patterson. Police said Patterson tackled an officer in the process, causing her to fall down and hit the back of her head.

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  • Cavaliers-Knicks-Spurs Triangle Involving Kyrie Irving & Kristaps Porzingis
Cavaliers-Knicks-Spurs Triangle Involving Kyrie Irving & Kristaps Porzingis

That's important, because the Cavs are built to win now, and it's hard to envision a trade that jettisons Irving and makes the Cavs better for the coming season. Irving is a great offensive player, and even if he believes the earth is flat teams should be lining up to bring him in - at the right price. The Knicks are one of the teams Irving ...

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  • England name team for first West Indies Test
England name team for first West Indies Test

It will take several years to glean any real empirical evidence of a lasting effect. So to enable Test teams to continue to wear whites, the pink ball has come into being. Westley's temperament though looks to be a strong point. Chris Woakes was hopeful yesterday that he could force his way back into England's Test team to make his worldw...

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  • Quarterback Mason Rudolph named to Manning Award watch list
Quarterback Mason Rudolph named to Manning Award watch list

The preseason honors continue to roll in for Troy senior quarterback Brandon Silvers, as he was named to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Manning Award Watch List on Wednesday. The Nittany Lions open the season against Akron (Sept. 2; noon) and face Pitt (Sept. 9; 3:30 p.m.) and Georgia State (Sept. 16) in a three-game homestand to start the year.

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  • Oilers ink star centre Leon Draisaitl to huge eight-year contract
Oilers ink star centre Leon Draisaitl to huge eight-year contract

He added another 16 points during Edmonton's first playoff run in more than a decade - separated, eventually, from the precocious Oilers captain. In 2016-17, he finished second in team scoring behind only Connor McDavid and became the second-highest priority signing for the Oilers over a summer that also saw McDavid signed to a long-term extens...

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  • Brock Osweiler Starting Browns vs. Giants, DeShone Kizer Elevated to 2nd String
Brock Osweiler Starting Browns vs. Giants, DeShone Kizer Elevated to 2nd String

The move was widely anticipated even though Osweiler played erratically in the opening win over the New Orleans Saints , while rookie DeShone Kizer rallied the Browns to a stirring victory with some exciting downfield throws. "When he's in the game and he's in practice, it has the feeling of an National Football League quarterback". "It would be...

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  • It's make or break for Celtic's season already, says Griffiths
It's make or break for Celtic's season already, says Griffiths

Griffiths said that the second half display in particular had been key to the emphatic win and he drew comparisons with playing the same team in last season's qualifiers, when only a late penalty ensured progress. The Bhoys nearly got off the the flawless start in the 4th minute, but Sinclair's swiping left-footed strike flashed just wide of the le...

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  • Jags WR Allen Robinson vents his frustration with Blake Bortles' inaccuracy
Jags WR Allen Robinson vents his frustration with Blake Bortles' inaccuracy

After showing promise in the 2015 season, where he threw for 4,428 yards and 35 touchdowns, Bortles tossed just 23 touchdowns with 3,905 yards in 2016. "No, it's not even close ", Bortles said. "I probably misspoke when I said 'pitch count, '" Marrone said. A video has surfaced on Twitter of wide receiver Allen Robinson cussing out Bortles a...

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  • Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays
Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays

That means Falcons fans will have limited opportunities to enjoy the fried chicken and waffle fries on game days. That's the only time this season that Falcons fans will be able to buy any food from their stadium's Chik-fil-A. All Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed on Sundays so their employees can "rest and worship if they choose", according to...

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  • Counterfeit solar eclipse glasses are risky, American Astronomical Society warns
Counterfeit solar eclipse glasses are risky, American Astronomical Society warns

August 21. Safety-certified viewing glasses and snacks will be provided. 21, the " Great American Eclipse " will cut across the United States in what should be a magnificent show. We set out to verify the claim there is a safe time to remove your eclipse glasses. Lepo says if you don't want to risk looking directly at the eclipse, there are w...

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  • Paul Pogba Determined To Win Premier League With Manchester United
Paul Pogba Determined To Win Premier League With Manchester United

When asked what Man Utd player would you take at Liverpool, ex-midfielder Gerrard told BT Sport : "Right now, I think looking at them from the weekend, Matic is a very good player". "It was surreal seeing the players wearing their bandanas and painting with me". It's only the first game of the season but it's a strong start, and if we can keep it ...

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  • Kevin-Prince Boateng ditches Las Palmas ahead Frankfurt switch
Kevin-Prince Boateng ditches Las Palmas ahead Frankfurt switch

Boateng will give a final press conference at the Estadio de Gran Canaria at 17:00 local time this Wednesday afternoon, accompanied by club president Miguel Angel Ramirez. His good showing made him a top transfer target for many clubs but after months of speculations, the attacker put pen to paper on a three-year renewal as UD beat competition fro...

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  • White says Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee set for interim title
White says Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee set for interim title

UFC President Dana White revealed the news to reporters (first reported by Heidi Fang ) following this week's edition of " Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series ". Lee is now ranked #7 at 155, so, this news might be catching a few people by surprise. "El Cucuy" has won nine straight fights in the Octagon, including a five-round verdict over ...

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  • Federer helps set world record in Montreal
Federer helps set world record in Montreal

The German beat Federer 6-3, 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final on Sunday for his 10th consecutive victory. With the U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam of the year, set to get underway on August 28, the ATP rankings have seen some big changes in the top five due to injuries.

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  • Arsenal legend Henry: This Man Utd team just like Invincibles
Arsenal legend Henry: This Man Utd team just like Invincibles

Arsene Wenger promised a "reinvention" this season and yet Arsenal still looked the same free-scoring, poor-defending side. It is a commonly known football fact that, although sometimes certain players are not too keen to keep playing for certain clubs or managers (ahem Alexis Sanchez ahem Coutinho) they do not want to be sat on the bench for ...

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  • Seahawks to sign ex-49ers CB Tramaine Brock, report says
Seahawks to sign ex-49ers CB Tramaine Brock, report says

Cleared on domestic violence charges, free-agent cornerback Tramaine Brock will officially commence his search for a new job on Tuesday. There's certainly some familiarity between the two parties, as Brock spent the first seven seasons of his National Football League career with the San Francisco 49ers.

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  • Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain
Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain

Evans is, of course, a former Manchester United player - making his debut for the Reds in 2007 before going on to make 131 appearances for the club. He has two years left of his terms at West Brom so a bid of around £20m may tempt the Midlands club to sell.

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  • Moorhead's Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season
Moorhead's Matt Cullen Rejoining Wild for his 20th Season

There was interest from other teams as soon as Cullen decided against retirement, but the decision came down to the Wild or returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins to attempt three straight Stanley Cup titles. Cullen played for Carolina, in two separate stints, and won a Stanley Cup with the Hurricanes in 2006. Cullen is a native of Virginia, M...

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  • Liverpool should gazump Southampton for Lazio's Wesley Hoedt
Liverpool should gazump Southampton for Lazio's Wesley Hoedt

On the subject of a new centre-back, Klopp commented, "People will say I need to buy a new player in the position". "Yes, we did wrong [against Watford ], and what do I want to do to sort it?" I don't know if that makes real sense. But Klopp is also looking to add to his midfield ranks before the end of the transfer window, as he revealed on F...

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  • Clough laughs off talk of Usain Bolt trial
Clough laughs off talk of Usain Bolt trial

Thankfully, Bolt might have found a saviour in the unlikely form of Championship side Burton Albion , who appear to be deadly serious about taking the 30-year-old Jamaican sprinter on a full and proper trial. Throughout his highly successful career it has been no secret that Bolt is keen on fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional footbal...

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  • Misdiagnosis Leads to Dismissal of Saints' Orthopedists
Misdiagnosis Leads to Dismissal of Saints' Orthopedists

According to the report , Breaux actually has a fractured left fibula, which was discovered in an X-ray performed Monday , an injury that requires surgery and will take anywhere from four to six weeks to recover from. The Delvin Breaux situation in New Orleans keeps getting stranger. After missing 9 of 15 practices, Breaux was diagnosed with ...

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  • Sheyi Ojo finalises loan move to Fulham
Sheyi Ojo finalises loan move to Fulham

The England Under-20 worldwide, who joined the Reds from MK Dons in 2011 for £2m, has had previous loan spells at Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton Wanderers. An injury limited him to just 2 senior team appearances last term, and with a lot of competition for playing minutes likely to hinder his development, a loan at Fulham will without a doubt d...

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  • Blaise Matuidi may join Juventus on Wednesday, say French and Italian reports
Blaise Matuidi may join Juventus on Wednesday, say French and Italian reports

Matuidi , who has always been a Juve target, is a player that coach Massimiliano Allegri had his sights on last summer. The France global was also a key player at the 2014 World Cup and last year's European Championship. These will largely be based on the number of appearances and in order to get the full €10m, Matuidi would need to play 80...

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  • Barcelona Starlet Pushes for Move To Manchester United
Barcelona Starlet Pushes for Move To Manchester United

Roberto progressed through the ranks at Barcelona before finally breaking into the first-team setup in 2013. With the experience, skills, and level of versatility, the Spanish International would be fit for most teams and could excel even beyond imagination.

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  • Saints struggle in front of goal but Pellegrino keeps the faith
Saints struggle in front of goal but Pellegrino keeps the faith

Swansea boss Paul Clement was left to hail a hard-fought point, but also admits his side must improve fast to secure a Premier League foothold. Summer signings Mario Lemina and Jan Bednarek could make their competitive debuts for Saints as new boss Mauricio Pellegrino takes the helm for the first time in the Premier League .

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