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NLCS Preview: Game 5 Milwaukee Brewers at Los Angeles Dodgers

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This will be the final home game for Los Angeles in the NLCS, before the series heads back to Milwaukee for Game 6 and Game 7 (If Necessary). While the strategy was innovative, if not curious, it gave way to Brandon Woodruff . That knotted up the game, 1-1. The Brewers struck first in the third inning when Kershaw walked Woodruff to put runners on first and second. However, that changed in a 32-pitch third when the bottom of the Brewers' lineup again proved to be problematic. Read More »

Major League Baseball investigates suspected Astros cheating in ALCS Game 1

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He was in possession of a small camera and had been texting regularly while near the dugout. In response to these calls, the Commissioner's Office reinforced the existing rules with all playoff Clubs and undertook proactive measures, including instituting a new prohibition on the use of certain in-stadium cameras, increasing the presence of operations and security personnel from Major League Baseball at all Postseason games and instituting a program of monitoring Club video rooms. Read More »

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov Will Not Leave The UFC

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. points after he speaks to the media after his TKO of Conor McGregor in their super welterweight boxing match on August 26, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , Nevada . In a video posted on Instagram by Mayweather CEO Leonard Ellerbe, Nurmagomedov said: "Let's go Floyd". If that situation gets resolved, it will be up to Nurmagomedov to decide whether he wants to meet Mayweather's demands. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez Signs $365-Million Fight Contract, Richest Deal Ever

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Alvarez's new contract is being described as the biggest in sports history by ESPN . Mayweather himself looks to be eyeing up another massive pay day, telling TMZ Sports this week that a fight with UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was "happening" and that he would get a "nine-figure payday". Read More »

Patterson-led No. 12 Michigan routs No. 15 Wisconsin 38-13

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Next up for the Badgers (4-2) is a home game against IL on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. MI won the game with a familiar formula: a bruising rushing attack (320 yards on 48 carries), an efficient passing game ( Shea Patterson completed 14-of-20 passes) and a dominant defense. Read More »

Jayson Tatum Stars in Boston Celtic's Season Opener | KMOX

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But Hayward was not timid and made the most of his 25 minutes on the floor, finishing with 10 points, five rebounds and four steals in Boston's 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Off-the-record (and occasionally on it), every team that does the NBA's annual preseason trip to China complains when they get back about how it throws them off for weeks into the regular season. Read More »

Astros may have been cheating in Game 1 against Red Sox

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He did say the matter was resolved early in Game 1 and that it had no impact on the Red Sox losing 7-2. The employee was removed from the area and relocated to another part of the stadium. He has to throw a bullpen today", Cora told reporters in Houston ahead of Game 3 "Like I said [Monday], this is more about the individual than the Red Sox. Read More »

Juan Martin Del Potro Fractures Right Patella Bone

World number four Juan Martin del Potro suffered a fracture on right kneecap due to which he is likely to end his 2018 season early. "I feel very sad", Del Potro said. "It's a hard blow which leaves me without any strength". Del Potro would soon undergo examinations to learn the exact nature of the injury and would be resting his knee before taking a final decision about his calendar for the final part of the season. Read More »

India's Yadav helps seal 2-0 West Indies series sweep

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Prithvi Shaw and Lokesh Rahul, both on 33, remained unbeaten. Law was given three demerit points and fined 100% of his match fee after breaching the ICC's code of conduct in the second Test against India . He received excellent support from left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja, who picked up three for 12, and off-spinner Ravi Ashwin, who finished with two for 24. Read More »

Griezmann's brace sees France pile more misery on Germany

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The Atletico Madrid superstar continued his claims for the Ballon d'Or with a headed finish of a Lucas Hernandez cross before converting a Blaise Matuidi-won penalty.The Atletico Madrid superstar continued his claims for the Ballon d'Or with a headed finish of a Lucas Hernandez cross before converting a Blaise Matuidi-won penalty. Read More »

Giorgi ends title drought in Austria, eyes Australian Open seeding

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Her sixth final, her only previous WTA title was three years ago when she won the Rosmalen Championships in the Netherlands. The first set went with serve through the first seven games, with Giorgi grabbing the crucial break as Alexandrova, who was playing her first WTA final, served at 3-4. Read More »

Real Madrid's Luka Modric: Cristiano Ronaldo Zinedine Zidane exits 'surprising'

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After picking up FIFA's The Best award last month, he is now among the frontrunners to end the decade-long stranglehold Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have had on the Ballon d'Or when the victor is revealed in December. "The important thing for me is to be on the pitch as I have been for months now". "I play against him, not with him", the midfielder said. Get the latest World Cup news updates. Read More »

No Messi but Argentina 'have to' beat Brazil, says Romero

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Argentina are without five-time world player of the year Lionel Messi , who is taking a break from worldwide football. He further added, talking about the future for the Albiceleste, "We are trying to create something for the future for Argentina ". Read More »

Man Utd boss Mourinho charged over 'abusive' comments

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He was reported to have said something in his native Portuguese language. Matic was forced to withdraw from the Serbia squad earlier this month and missed his countries Nations League matches against Montenegro and Romania last week after suffering a back injury during United's dramatic 3-2 victory over Newcastle United . Read More »

The Celebrity Dodgers Fans Who Let Down Kike Hernandez Photo Gallery

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Still, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts has chose to make a change for Game 4, the same change he made between Games 1 and 2 in Milwaukee. He tweeted a lengthy statement on Tuesday, explaining that the Brewers took the Dodger crowd out of the game and that the Dodgers didn't give their fans reason to cheer. Read More »

Piggy-back’ Keita third Liverpool star hurt in Africa

The 23-year-old was substituted at half-time and was carried off the pitch on a team-mate's back after being seen holding his thigh towards the end of the first half. Meanwhile, James Milner injured his hamstring against Manchester City 10 days ago but reports claim that the midfielder could be available. Liverpool, third in the English Premier League behind Manchester City and Chelsea on goal difference, are away to third-from-bottom Huddersfield Town this Saturday. Read More »

Relieved Muguruza through to Hong Kong semis in straight set

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Zhang will be favourite to win against 18-year-old Yastremska, now ranked 102. Wang trailed Muguruza 4-1 in the final set, but showed determination to rally to win the almost three-hour encounter. "Yesterday she was playing really great tennis - I was missing a lot, my game was really off". "I had nothing to lose against Muguruza, because she's a very good player". Read More »

Gary Woodland's 61 leaves him tied for CIMB lead with Marc Leishman

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The leaders are just one clear of India's Shubhankar Sharma and Englishman Paul Casey . Leishman, on the other hand, has just one, which means that between the two golfers they've made 29 birdies and one bogey. "I knew that even though I got off to a good start, I still needed to grind because there's some tough holes out there", said Leishman. "It's nice to be back and playing well". Read More »

Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career

TCU on September 15 and was ruled out "indefinitely" after surgery. He had surgery five days later, and no timetable was set for his return to the team. In three games this season, Bosa had six tackles, four sacks and caused two fumbles, one of which he returned for a touchdown and the other which was returned for a touchdown by a teammate. Read More »

Ex-NFL Hopeful Justin Crawford Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Girl

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The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reported that Detective Mark Scruggs testified during a preliminary hearing Crawford's wife saw her husband standing over the girl Saturday morning, then told the girl's mother. He is now being held without bond in the Muscogee County Jail in Columbus - which sits about halfway between Atlanta and Montgomery, Alabama. Chakeya Crawford said she chose to give him the benefit of the doubt and went back to bed. Read More »

Pliskova, Garcia in Tianjin tennis final

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World number six Pliskova, now eighth in the Race to Singapore standings, is battling for one of the three available spots in the season-ending WTA Finals starting on October 21. The Czech broke back to 5-2 at the end of a tense battle in that game with Pliskova squandering the first two break points, Garcia giving a third opportunity with a double fault and missing the first chance to serve out the match. Read More »

Rams, Chiefs still are 1-2 in latest AP Pro32 poll

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Instead, they'll face the Rams in Santa Clara at 1:25 p.m. PT on CBS. The game had originally been set for a Noon kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium. Although Chiefs fans will have to wait about seven hours longer to watch that game against the Bengals, no one seemed to mind. Read More »

Vunipola suffers broken arm for third time this year

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Brother and prop Mako Vunipola strained a calf and lock Nick Isiekwe sprained an ankle in the same match, putting their global availability in doubt. He is expected to be out of action for around 12 weeks. Sam Simmonds was already out after tearing knee ligaments and Nathan Hughes faces a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday. His initial hearing last week - which lasted over four hours - was aborted after he tweeted "what a joke" as his case was heard, Sky Sports News understands . Read More »

Patrick Mahomes Struggles For First Time This Season

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Mahomes was still humming against the Jaguars' top-ranked defense Sunday, while the KC defense piled up five sacks, forced five turnovers and returned one of Blake Bortles' four interceptions for a touchdown in a 30-14 rout. Bortles was stripped on the first play of their next possession, and he threw the pick-6 to Jones on the first play of the next. "You can't turn the ball over". Read More »

Laurent Koscielny retires from France duty

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I called him after his injury, I talked with him, even about his choice of surgeon. "For Les Bleus , it is finished", he told Canal +. Otherwise, no. "I think I've given what I could to the France team". 'I was surprised, as was my entire staff because all of us at a certain moment have sent messages of support, ' said Deschamps. Read More »

Liverpool star Sadio Mane sustains injury while on worldwide duty

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Van Dijk's rib problem was not a secret, although Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said it was an issue of bruising which the centre back suffered before their Champions League victory over Paris Saint-Germain in mid-September and forced him off in the subsequent Premier League win over Southampton. Read More »

Mick Schumacher set to compete in F1

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The promising racer said: "It's a slightly unreal feeling". Taking to his official Twitter handle, the 19-year-old said that it was a great experience to live his dream, adding that he is grateful to have such a strong team behind him. His performance in the second half of the season was therefore all the more impressive. That's one more racing title for the Schumacher family. The media attention was intense and cameras followed his every move. Read More »

Bullpen delivers, Betts seals it for Sox in Game 2

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We can't look at one particular moment that decided a 7-2 game but the final score undersells how close Game 1 was - or at least should have been. Game 2 of the ALCS , held Sunday night in Boston, was a play in three parts. Perhaps this explains the sub-par work of Red Sox ace Chris Sale in Saturday's Game 1 loss. He settled down, but in the end Cole as noted wound up allowing five runs (four earned) for the first time this season. Read More »

Brewers shut down Dodgers offense to take NLCS lead

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It came after a regular season in which the right-hander went 15-8 with a 3.50 ERA. The Dodgers will take batting practice at 1:50 p.m., followed by the Brewers at 2:40 p.m. The Milwaukee closer got out of the inning by getting pinch hitter Yasmani Grandal to ground into a double play with the bases loaded but then allowed Chris Taylor's infield single to start the eighth before Turner belted his seventh career postseason homer deep into the seats beyond the left field fence. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic surprises Thai soccer team on The Ellen Show

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Twelve boys saved during the Thai cave rescue were left speechless after their footballing hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic surprised them during a television interview. Zlatan also brought out gifts for the boys. t-shirts, balls, jerseys AND L.A. Galaxy tickets. and said, "We can make exchange, you get my shirt I get your shirt". Read More »

Facts and Figures: Matthews, Tavares producing for Maple Leafs

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With the score, Matthews became the sixth Leafs' player to score at least one goal in each of the franchise's first four games (the last player to do it was Clarke MacArthur in 2010-11). What also helped was a little luck on Andersen's part after his miscue overskating a puck behind the net very almost turned into a goal, but Mattias Janmark sent the puck through Andersen's legs across the crease to keep the Leafs ahead 1-0. Read More »

ESPN Has Major Update On Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell

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Bell hasn't signed his $14.5 million franchise tag while preserving his health for a long-term contract in Pittsburgh or elsewhere. If Le'Veon Bell's goal is to make life as hard as possible for the Pittsburgh Steelers , he's certainly succeeding. Read More »

ICC charges Jayasuriya under anti-corruption code

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The world body said it has provided a detailed briefing to the country's president, prime minister and sports minister. Forming a formidable opening partnership with wicketkeeper-natsman Romesh Kaluwitharana, Jayasuriya was a key member of Sri Lanka's breakthrough 50-over World Cup triumph in 1996. Read More »

Pepperell takes three-stroke lead into British Masters final round

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I didn't feel exhausted at all. Did you see co-leader Eddie's Pepperell's fantastic hole-in-one during the first round of the European Tour's British Masters? Pepperell headed into moving day with a three-shot at advantage and ended it with the same cushion on nine under after carding a one-under 71. Read More »

Cowboy stars as Junior Kangaroos down New Zealand

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The start was absolutely flawless for the Kangaroos , with the Kiwis tactic of up-and-in defence backfiring when they couldn't shut down the ball and a good combination of passing between Roosters trio Boyd Cordner, Luke Keary and James Tedesco gave fellow premiership Rooster, centre Latrell Mitchell space out on the left hand side before drawing in the fullback and passing out to Valentine Holmes who took the ball around towards the posts and scored the opener. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez' Gay Lover Speaks Out: 'We Didn't Want People to Know'

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ESPN covered the story, which used thousands of court and government records, interviews, text messages, and e-mails that Hernandez sent and received while in a MA prison for murdering Odin Lloyd . Jonathan Hernandez also said that their father beat them regularly when they did not live up to his standards. "I remember [Aaron] wanted to be a cheerleader", Jonathan said. Read More »

Fuel shortage foils Kurt Busch' chances — NASCAR notebook

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RPM's vehicle count is down because of a struggle to land sponsorship for Wallace, the only black driver racing fulltime at NASCAR's national level, and bringing just one auto to Talladega is, as Wallace said, "ballin' on a budget". "Last week we didn't do a great job executing as a group", Zipadelli said. It was a very different Talladega for me. Busch led 56% of the race. However inevitably the big one happened with three laps to go. Read More »