• Blue Jays fall 4-3 to Cubs
Blue Jays fall 4-3 to Cubs

It was Pillar's sixth hit of the series. "Awesome. I worked so well with him", Hendricks said. "It's ok I still respect all the Cubs fan, Montero posted". The Jays (59-65) got a strong start from Marco Estrada , who went six innings allowing three runs. He allowed three runs and five hits in six innings, with a walk and four strikeouts.

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  • Jose Mourinho explains why Manchester United can win the title this season
Jose Mourinho explains why Manchester United can win the title this season

He is still recovering from an injury and might be fit for selection next month. It was not that Manchester United dominated all through. Jose has got stars like Darmian, Blind, Rojo and Shaw who can be deployed in the left back position.

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  • Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers
Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers

It has been a while since the Saints were this dominant and disruptive on defense. Kellen Clemens got the start, and the Saints defense held the backup scoreless through the first two quarters, racking up four sacks. He gave up a 99-yard pick-six interception to Dexter McCoil in the fourth quarter. Nassib played the entire second half ahead of Garr...

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  • Houston's TD throw lifts Steelers over Falcons
Houston's TD throw lifts Steelers over Falcons

Kickoff is 4 p.m. The biggest story of week two is the return of Martavis Bryant . The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming from a 20-12 win over the New York Gians in Week 1. "We just wanted to go out there and have fun and do what guys do, and that's play football, enjoy the game we love playing", Bryant said. Now, he's looking to put the ...

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  • Anquan Boldin retires from NFL 9 days into contract with Buffalo Bills
Anquan Boldin retires from NFL 9 days into contract with Buffalo Bills

He appeared in just one preseason game for Buffalo, and finished with one catch for 5 yards in a 20-16 loss to Philadelphia on Thursday night. "We respect Anquan's decision to retire from the NFL ", Bills general manager Brandon Beane said in a statement.

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  • Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR
Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR

It could mean that both Hazard and Bakayoko are available to be picked by manager Antonio Conte provided their fitness is up to scratch following an entire summer of injury - but the Italian will be hoping two of his most important players will be back as soon as possible.

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  • Mooy strikes as buoyant Huddersfield edge Newcastle
Mooy strikes as buoyant Huddersfield edge Newcastle

Mooy joins an elusive group just 16 Australians who have scored in England's top flight since it became the Premier League , including Mark Viduka, Tim Cahill and most recently, Mile Jedinak. Newcastle are yet to score or pick up a point in their opening two fixtures and this result and performance emphasised why Rafael Benitez is so keen to a...

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  • Conor McGregor: Notorious an ESPN Sports Central Feature
Conor McGregor: Notorious an ESPN Sports Central Feature

In July, the fighters and their respective entourages visited Los Angeles, Toronto, Brooklyn and London in a four-day stretch. While McGregor may be taking a risk as he changes codes from MMA to boxing, his opponent believes his risk is greater as he comes out of retirement.

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  • Pennsylvania CF robs home run in Junior League championship game
Pennsylvania CF robs home run in Junior League championship game

That's just a ideal baseball play, made more impressive by Regenye's complete disregard for his own physical well-being. Umpires at the game nearly took the wind out of the catch when they initially reversed the call and ruled the hit a home run.

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  • Eric Bailly's sneaky response to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's recovery update was class
Eric Bailly's sneaky response to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's recovery update was class

His former United team-mate Eric Bailly then responded with his own video of him kicking Ibrahimovic before being chased out of the room, with the caption: "Hope you're nearly ready to return". Romelu Lukaku is now considered United's main striker, with Rashford and Anthony Martial both starting the season well in a rapid United attack which ha...

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  • Netflix 'Marvel's The Defenders' Poised for Binge-Viewing Pop, Data Indicates
Netflix 'Marvel's The Defenders' Poised for Binge-Viewing Pop, Data Indicates

The new superhero show is scheduled to be released in November 2017. Each of the character get involved in disparate elements of the mystery, whether they know it or not, from Jessica's investigation into a potential terror suspect to Luke's need to save a kid from himself.

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  • Farah wins farewell track race in Britain
Farah wins farewell track race in Britain

The four-time Olympic champion took victory in the 3,000m at the Alexander Stadium in seven minutes 38.64 seconds on Sunday. "Emotions have been high coming into this event - not as much as [the 2012 Olympics in] London but it is my last time at home and I really enjoyed it", said Farah, who paid tribute to the home fans.

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  • Tom Brady didn't think he would ever see Super Bowl jersey again
Tom Brady didn't think he would ever see Super Bowl jersey again

He needs to keep rounding out his game , but it was fun to see the big man rumble on that long play. Operating out of the shotgun formation, Houston Texans starting quarterback Tom Savage made a fast decision when he saw wide receiver Jaelen Strong break across the middle against the New England Patriots secondary.

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  • Lakers' Magic Johnson at center of National Basketball Association probe into Paul George tampering
Lakers' Magic Johnson at center of National Basketball Association probe into Paul George tampering

The NBA is using the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to probe the matter, the league said in a statement released Sunday. The Lakers have been cooperative and, at this point, no finding have been made. Along with George wanting to play for his hometown, LeBron James has been heavily linked with the team should he ultimately leave the...

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  • Mourinho insists United will not get carried away after dream start
Mourinho insists United will not get carried away after dream start

Manchester United continued their superb start to the season by again scoring four goals - the first time they have done that in their opening two matches since 1907 - but José Mourinho warned his players that "it's not always motorway" and there will be "roadworks" ahead.

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  • Same Real brilliance demanded from Madrid fans and boss Zinedine Zidane
Same Real brilliance demanded from Madrid fans and boss Zinedine Zidane

The Spanish giants' defence of their league title begins on Sunday at Deportivo La Coruna . They will do so without their star man Cristiano Ronaldo , though. Additionally, he also talked about the fitness levels of Gareth Bale , who has struggled with a spate of injuries in the last two seasons. Zidane, however, expects Bale to stay and play ...

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  • Terence Crawford Unifies 140-Pound Division With Vicious Body Shot KO
Terence Crawford Unifies 140-Pound Division With Vicious Body Shot KO

To Terence Crawford last undisputed heavyweight champion of the world was Jermaine Taylor, who in July 2005 sensationally failed to stop Bernard Hopkins. Indongo recovered but not for long with a huge body shot putting him down for the count in the third round. It's a flip of a coin for second place with Gennady Golovkin, but Crawford is still mi...

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  • Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears vs Arizona Cardinals

Thompson parked in front of the goalpost hauled in the kick and raced down the left sideline for the score. When the Chicago Bears spent a sizable chunk of change for free agent Mike Glennon this offseason, it seemed to make the team's quarterback situation clear heading into the 2017 campaign.

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  • Chelsea make ambitious enquiry for Tottenham defender amid wage dispute
Chelsea make ambitious enquiry for Tottenham defender amid wage dispute

The north Londoners endured a hard time at Wembley during their Champions League campaign last season so Mauricio Pochettino knows it's important to get off to a positive start tomorrow. Tottenham's first home outing of 2017-18 sees the wounded reigning champions travel to Wembley for a derby clash with big implications on both sides.

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  • Pochettino: we'll shine at Wembley
Pochettino: we'll shine at Wembley

With this conflict being a derby, one can expect an exciting experience between the two best sides of last season. Spurs play their first alliance coordinate at Wembley following their brief move crosswise over north London, as work proceeds on their new £800million stadium.

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  • Conte denies freakish claims over his Chelsea tracksuit
Conte denies freakish claims over his Chelsea tracksuit

The Spurs have grabbed headlines this week after securing the services of Davinson Sanchez in an effort to strengthen the side defensively. "Sorry, with full respect, to win a trophy, for me, is to win the Premier League , or the Champions League".

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  • Packers win 21-17 over Washington in second preseason game
Packers win 21-17 over Washington in second preseason game

Fantasy Impact A quick glance at Cousins' stats can be deceiving as the Redskins offense was bad for most of the first half. Their starters played the entire first half. To make matters worse, Redskins third-string quarterback Nate Sudfeld couldn't get anything going with receivers Zack Pascal, rookie Robert Davis or James Quick.

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  • Twice as nice: Lukaku strikes in goal rush for Man Utd
Twice as nice: Lukaku strikes in goal rush for Man Utd

Pogba teed up Anthony Martial to score the fourth after coming on, as he did in the 4-0 win over West Ham in Matchweek 1. "But I always felt we had the game under control and my team was confident to be ahead without worrying about defending the lead".

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  • Serena sets sights on `outrageous` Australia Open comeback
Serena sets sights on `outrageous` Australia Open comeback

I could have easily pulled the plug in the second set, but I'm not going to retire just because I'm exhausted. "This is the first time I've been an aunt as an adult", she said. Venus, who made a third-round exit in Toronto last week, said that she is determined to play freely and put her menacing best when she head into this year's final Grand Sl...

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  • Serpico, Others from NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick
Serpico, Others from NYPD, Rally in Support of Kaepernick

The AP reported the officers who gathered were "mostly minority". He admitted to not being a football fan but said he felt it was important to support Kaepernick for his stance. While it was thought that several teams were considering the former Super Bowl quarterback, none have given him a shot this year. He remains unsigned just weeks away ...

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  • One Dead In Blast At Kalimpong After LED Explosion At Darjeeling
One Dead In Blast At Kalimpong After LED Explosion At Darjeeling

Both the injured have been hospitalised, said Kalimpong Superintendent of Police Ajit Singh Yadav. A civic police volunteer was killed on the spot. Meanwhile, demanding an NIA probe into the incident, GJM claimed the blast was planned and executed by those who are not in favour of Gorkhaland.

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  • Root, Cook on show
Root, Cook on show

Root's predecessor Alastair Cook batted from start to finish, navigating the potentially treacherous and much-vaunted twilight period to end day one unbeaten on 153 as England reached 348-3 at the close. That was time enough for opener Kraigg Brathwaite to be caught behind for a duck off Anderson, England's all-time leading Test wicket-taker....

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  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale reaches another impressive strikeout feat
Red Sox ace Chris Sale reaches another impressive strikeout feat

That ended on Tuesday, when Soria surrendered four runs on four hits. In his first three starts vs. the Bombers, he had given up just three earned runs combined. He'd been torrid in July, batting.424 with four homers during the 10-game streak that launched the Sox into contention; he needed to produce again down the stretch.

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  • Jets' defense struggles, offense terrible against Lions in second preseason game
Jets' defense struggles, offense terrible against Lions in second preseason game

The next few series were dominated by the defenses. The play was more of what we've seen from Jones throughout training camp, and provides more hope that he's shaken off whatever ailed him down the stretch last season. Bilal Powell rushed nine times for 32 yards in the Jets' second preseason game, adding two catches for 14 yards. On the kic...

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  • Premier League plan to close transfer window early
Premier League plan to close transfer window early

It doesn't come as a massive surprise to see Aston Villa top our list as the most valuable squad in the Championship. Complaints from virtually everyone in the game have been long-standing, that transfer business dragging on alongside actual football provides too much of a distraction as rumours fly, agents scheme and players sulk.

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  • Premier League Clubs to Discuss Ending Transfer Window Before Start of Season
Premier League Clubs to Discuss Ending Transfer Window Before Start of Season

That is totally understandable, of course.Tthat is something that is going to be a much harder trick to pull off just because of the nature of football across Europe and across the world. The Terriers, hardly able to credit such an emphatic victory in their first match in the top flight for 45 years - which saw them briefly top the table until Ma...

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  • Anderson strikes as West Indies slump to 145-8 in 1st Test
Anderson strikes as West Indies slump to 145-8 in 1st Test

This mismatch, though, was about as competitive as a Formula One vehicle racing a horse and trap. And Stuart Broad overtook Ian Botham to become England's second-highest test wicket-taker with 384. But with the first Test a pink ball affair, all-rounder Holder believes an emerging pace attack can trouble an England top order where only Ala...

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  • Ump union blasts Major League Baseball for Kinsler's 'lenient' punishment
Ump union blasts Major League Baseball for Kinsler's 'lenient' punishment

No one wants you behind the plate anymore. Hernandez, meanwhile, returned to cover second base the next day and appeared to resolve the conflict with a brief conversation and a handshake. Instead he got far more lenient treament-a fine. " He shrugged this off and told reporters he has "no regrets" about his offensive statements calling for an en...

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  • Crystal Palace will be looking for redemption against Liverpool
Crystal Palace will be looking for redemption against Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp's side had the majority of clear-cut chances on what looked like being a frustrating afternoon for the hosts until Sadio Mane capitalised on an error from Palace midfielder Luka Milivojević to fire past the impressive Wayne Hennessey in the 74th minute.

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  • Burke one of many Crystal Palace targets, reveals De Boer
Burke one of many Crystal Palace targets, reveals De Boer

Klopp will be thankful for the return from injury of Sadio Mane and the initial work of Mohamed Salah , who will both be tasked to score goals this season. Frank De Boer's career as Crystal Palace manager could hardly have got off to a worse start with the Dutchman's side slumping to a 3-0 home defeat to promoted Huddersfield Town .

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