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Browns coach: Taylor, offense must 'play better'


The Browns also had a chance to win it in regulation and were driving for a potential game-winning field goal, but Tyrod Taylor's deep pass for Josh Gordon was underthrown and intercepted by Cameron Sutton with 16 seconds left. It's clear the Browns have a stout defense. Sutton, who started one of the five games he played in 2017 after beginning the season on injured reserve, would be in line to start at cornerback Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs in the event Haden's hamstring ... Read More »

UNC remains open through preparation for Hurricane Florence


Hurricane Florence isn't the only storm churning in the Atlantic Ocean. All eyes are on Hurricane Florence, now that it has intensified to a major Category 4 storm and is heading to the southeastern USA coast. Hurricane and Storm Surge Watches will be issued on Tuesday as the storm is expected to head toward the southeastern USA, potentially making landfall, still as a category 4 hurricane, Thursday afternoon or night. Read More »

Mike Hughes intercepts Jimmy Garoppolo for pick-six


The 49ers went on a long drive to the 1-yard line, before Alfred Morris fumbled the ball back to the Vikings. Even his 22-yard touchdown pass to Pettis, he had to maneuver his way around defenders to get the pass off. "You see that he's starting to get scared", defensive end Danielle Hunter said. 49ers: Goodwin hurt his right quadriceps in the first quarter and didn't return. Read More »

Jose Mourinho wants Paulo Dybala in exchange for Paul Pogba?


The club I can not name. "It is early in the season.too early to tell", he told the Daily Mail . "They will win things, I know they will". He said would aim to treat players the same way they were treated by former boss Sir Alex Ferguson; with "love" and "praise". Read More »

Packers awaiting more info on Rodgers’ injury


Rodgers said in his postgame interview Sunday night on NBC that he would play vs. the Vikings, against whom he broke his collarbone past year. My God, how could anybody hate Aaron Rodgers? To start the Packers' 100th season. Rodgers, who missed nine games last season because of the broken collarbone, recently signed a record four-year, $134 million extension with $100 million in guarantees. Read More »

England defender Shaw vows to be 'back soon' after injury


Before the game, England coach Gareth Southgate had warned that his team still had much to prove on the worldwide stage, claiming that the country's winning record against world football's elite has been "non-existent" since the World Cup success in 1966. Read More »

Anthony Davis reportedly parts ways with agent


Ultimately, it's no wonder why Klutch Sports would want to be in position to get Davis a new deal, considering he'll be one of, if not the highest paid player in the league when he signs it. If he opts against either of this decisions, he would become an unrestricted free agent either way with the termination of his contract. In 82 games last season with the Lakers, Randle averaged 16.1 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists, shooting 55.8 percent from the field and 22.2 percent from three. Read More »

Alleged Kenner ban on Nike circulating on social media


A Louisiana mayor has taken a bold step in expressing his opposition to Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign - he has banned the brand's products from his city's recreation facilities. In the city of Kenner we all stand. And Owen Rey , the president of Kenner's booster club, told WWL-TV the policy "shouldn't be that way". On Friday, the memo began being shared around social media and most everyone had very strong feelings about the orders being given by the mayor. Read More »

Andrew Bynum Wants To Attempt An NBA Comeback


He earned a spot in the All-Star Game in 2011-12, when averaged career-high in points (18.7) and rebounds (11.8), playing 60 games. Bynum is well known for his seven-year tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers during their back to back championship run during the 2008-09 season and the 2009-10 season. Read More »

Jags' Leonard Fournette ruled out with hamstring injury


He's being called questionable to return and was last spotted getting stretched by a member of Jacksonville's training staff. Thankfully, he sounded pretty confident in his chances after talking to ESPN's Josina Anderson after the game. Penn State's No. 2 all-time rusher received 18 carries - totaling 106 yards on the ground and a touchdown. The Jaguars lead the Giants 6-3 in the second quarter, but they may not have running back Leonard Fournette's help as they try to make this lead ... Read More »

Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win U.S. Open


He was my childhood idol. "I didn't expect to get this kind of emotions playing tennis again". Where is Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro US Open 2018 men's singles final match? "There was always part of me that imagined and believed and hoped that I can get back (to) the desired level of tennis very soon", said Djokovic, whose operation was in February. Read More »

Virgil Van Dijk included in FIFPro World XI shortlist


The shortlisted players will then be battling for a place in the "World 11", which will be announced at the Best FIFA Football Awards later this month. Manchester United have Pogba, David de Gea , Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku , while Everton's new Colombian centre-back Yerry Mina is among the 55 names. Read More »

Canadiens trade Pacioretty to Vegas


He also scored on just 8.0% of his shots, his lowest rate since 2009-2010. The Canadiens' GM didn't ask for his intentions to trade Pacioretty to become a matter of public record. If he's not ready, there's no point in force-feeding him minutes on what is likely to be a bad team in 2018-2019. He's off to Vegas in exchange for top prospect Nick Suzuki , Tomas Tatar , and a second-round pick. Read More »

Alexis Ohanian shares sweet video tribute to Serena Williams


If she gets number 24, it would tie her with Margaret Court for the most major championships in tennis history; as it is, Williams owns the professional-era record of 23, because Court won some of her's against amateur competition. Williams seen on court during her semifinal win over Anastasia Sevastova. 'How dare you insinuate that I was cheating? It's not the first time emotional outbursts have cost Williams at the US Open. Read More »

Garcia, Poulter, Stenson and Casey handed Ryder Cup wildcards


Putting a player in poor form up against not only the USA's finest golfers but also the intimidating atmosphere experienced at Hazeltine two years ago would be a recipe for disaster. Poulter produced a stunning display at the Medinah Country Club in 2012 when he inspired an unlikely comeback. Spain's Garcia, veteran of eight previous Ryder Cups and victor of 22.5 points, got the nod despite a dismal season in which he missed the cut in all four majors. Read More »

Dez Bryant explains why Patriots would be ideal landing spot


Dallas also surprisingly cut veteran kicker Dan Bailey - the second most accurate in the National Football League since 2011 - and lost 11-time Pro Bowl tight end Jason Witten to retirement. Bryant believes numerous Cowboys problems on offense would be solved if he and Bailey had been kept on the roster. When Bryant saw that offensive coordinator Scott Linehan did not comment after the game, he chimed in. Read More »

Manchester United 'target' Zinedine Zidane: I want to return to coaching soon

The Sunday Mirror reported that although Old Trafford executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward insisting that the club are still backing under-fire Mourinho, Zidane has been placed on standby if there is a change of heart. The Portuguese knows he can't afford many more damaging defeats while progress from a Champions League group containing Juventus and Valencia is expected as routine. Read More »

Booker to undergo hand surgery, expected to miss start of camp


The much-anticipated 2018-19 campaign of the budding Phoenix Suns suffered a blow as up-and-comer Devin Booker will reportedly undergo surgery on his right hand, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. The regular season opener is on October 17 against the Dallas Mavericks . At this point, we can only hope he comes back strong and is ready to lead the Suns to a bounce-back season. Read More »

Harry Kane: England 'deserved draw' against Spain

Asked by Sky Sports if Welbeck's tap in should have stood, he replied: "100 per cent, in the big moments you need the referee to stay strong but unfortunately he has bottled it". But England left the field feeling aggrieved after Welbeck's strike was ruled out by Dutch official Danny Makkelie. "We know the quality they possess". Read More »

Cowboys Increase Trade Offer To Seahawks For Earl Thomas


ESPN's Josina Anderson confirmed the news, tweeting that the Seahawks' veteran told her he plans to report to the team's facility Wednesday. Without much real leverage, Thomas is doing pretty much the only thing left to him besides lose more money by not showing up for work. Read More »

Queens! Seven snaps of Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka


He said: "Yesterday's US Open final resulted in the crowning of a deserving new champion, Naomi Osaka". He went on to give her an entire game penalty for what he called "verbal abuse". "A lot of emotions". Djokovic noted that it was an "awkward situation" for both competitors and "tough" for the umpire. She added, "She completely had the right message about women's inequality, but it wasn't the right time to bring it up". Read More »

Dolphins overcome 2 lightning delays to beat Titans 27-20


The 98-yard drive was Miami's longest since 1989. Lewan was removed from the game following the play. "There were a lot of words being said", McCain said, "and I don't think you can write them down". BIG PLAYS: The Dolphins flashed their speed in the fourth quarter. With the game tied 10-10 early in the fourth quarter, Dolphins kick returner Jakeem Grant fielded a kickoff in end zone and raced up the sideline for a 102-yard touchdown return to give Miami the lead. Read More »

Twitter reacts to insane ending in Steelers-Browns tie


It looked like the fridges wouldn't have to wait long for use, but a blocked field goal with 12 seconds left in overtime ensured that the Browns tied against the Pittsburgh Steelers instead of a victory. The fourth quarter touchdowns from the Browns came from a Carlos Hyde run and a Tyrod Taylor pass to Josh Gordon. The defense forced a turnover deep in Pittsburgh territory. Read More »

Trump continues crusade against Nike amid 'Just Do It' campaign


Earlier this year, the NFL announced a ban on protests during the national anthem , with fines for those who don't stand or wait in the locker room before games. "Study results are mixed on whether consumers want brands to take a stand on social and political issues", said Jessica Li, associate professor of marketing in the KU School of Business. Read More »

Jose Mourinho big admirer of Wolves star Ruben Neves


The transfer saga involving Paul Pogba and his future at Manchester United took a new twist on Sunday as reports in the Italian media are suggesting Juventus could be ready to launch a sensational swap deal involving Paulo Dybala . Read More »

Doug Baldwin sprains MCL in Seattle Seahawks opener


Dickson, the Seattle Seahawks' 22-year-old punter, is having quite the debut in Denver . And if they had, it would be on the shoulders of Case Keenum. He was followed by Tyler Lockett (three receptions for 59 yards and a score) and Marshall, who scored a touchdown later in the game from 20 yards out. Read More »

Poor Pitt special teams play leads to Penn State rout


Pitt's special teams were abysmal, its passing game non-existent and composure completely lacking. "Even being down eight points at the halftime", Narduzzi said, "I walked in and said, 'Guys, we didn't do anything right, missed extra points, missed field goals.' Obviously, we had a holder issue with injury" as regular Pitt holder Jake Scarton was out, and was replaced by punter Kirk Christodoulou . Read More »

Packers taking wraps off own defensive changes vs. Bears


Chicago paid a steep price for Mack , parting ways with first-round draft picks in 2019 and 2020, a third-rounder in 2020 and a sixth-rounder in 2019. Now back in the saddle and $134 million richer after recently signing a four-year contract extension, the Packers will host the Chicago Bears as eight-point home favorites at sportsbooks monitored by for the Week 1 Sunday night matchup. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski Ended ‘Intense’ Trade Talks, Only Wanted To Play For Patriots

At one point during the 2018 offseason, a deal sending Rob Gronkowski away from the New England Patriots seemed likely, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport . Also, maybe a new team would have been more willing to give Gronkowski something more than a pay-for-production type incentive package, tearing up the last two years of his current deal and giving him the lump sum and guarantees he deserves. Read More »

Two players kneel for anthem, Kaepernick tweets to thank them


Dolphins receivers Albert Wilson and Kenny Stills were the only NFL players to kneel during the national anthem on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET, but they still received some noteworthy support. Kaepernick and Reid, who are not now playing professional football, voiced support for Stills and Wilson on Sunday, saying they "continue to show their unwavering strength by fighting for the oppressed!" The sports apparel giant has unveiled its first TV ad in the campaign, narrated by Kaepernick and ... Read More »

BMW Championship suspended due to bad weather


The course has had in excess of 3 inches of rain for the week, according to Slugger White, vice president of rules and competition for the PGA Tour. Rose shot a six-under par 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Schauffele and Rory McIlroy . Read More »

Antonio Brown, Dwyane Wade & Others Show Support For Le'Veon Bell


And Bell, after holding out last season, took a few games to really start producing, as he failed to go over the 100-yard mark until Week 4. Former NFL wide receiver Brandon Stokley and ex-Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew called out the Steelers linemen for getting involved in Bell's personal business, especially as it pertains to his money. Read More »

Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro, US Open 2018 final


It will be Djokovic's second back-to-back final after winning the Wimbledon in July after returning from injury. Porto has performed par excellence in the tournament, winning his first 12 sets in a row and toppling his 1st 2 opponents in under 2 hours each. Read More »

Novak Djokovic and John Millman discuss brutal heat during US Open match


On two occasions, Millman raced back from the net to deep behind the baseline to make retrievals that shocked Djokovic, who blew the point both times. He was missing a lot. "He is truly a great fighter and had an incredible tournament". "But Millman is the kind of a player that makes you miss the balls, makes you win the point, earn the point". Read More »

Trump tweets disapproval of National Football League before openers

Earlier today President Trump tweeted again about the kneeling controversy and ESPN reported the National Football League will not be instituting a new policy regarding anthem protests this season. President Donald Trump has been perhaps the loudest critic of Kaepernick and the protests he inspired. On Sunday, Trump noted that television ratings for the league's opening game on Thursday were down on a year ago. Read More »

Tom Brady Nick Foles Eagles


Foles didn't play a great game, as he only finished with 117 passing yards with zero touchdowns and an interception on 19-of-34 completions, but Joel Embiid and Eagles fans won't likely remember it as much as the trick play the quarterback helped pull off - again. Read More »

Rafael Nadal survives late-night marathon against Dominic Thiem


But the 17-time major champion was completely dismantled in the opening set by the red-hot Dominic Thiem in NY, where the Austrian ninth seed annihilated Nadal in just 24 minutes. You guys were on my side so it was great". The match, which lasted 4 hours and 49 minutes, ended after 2 a.m. local time, with Nadal prevailing 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7 (4-7), 7-6 (7-5). Read More »

Djokovic eases past Nishikori to reach US Open final


Djokovic looked on his way out a year ago, suffering with an elbow problem and personal issues, but he's battled back winning Wimbledon and reaching the final in NY. However, Nadal returned the favour in the following game and levelled the score at 1-1. As his opponent limped increasingly heavily between points, Del Potro ruthlessly fired in winners, his backhand proving nearly as potent as his famously magnificent forehand. Read More »

Shooting Involving Off Duty Officer - 1210 S. Lamar


There's a EMT on top of him giving CPR. She kept asking the police if they were sure it was her son. While the Dallas Police Department has not officially named the officer, she has been identified as Amber Guyger, a five-year veteran of the force, sources told WFAA . Read More »

Neymar Named Brazil's Full-Time Captain

Even if it was a foul, Neymar has developed a reputation for himself that will follow him around for some time. Neymar said that being named captain is the best way to end the criticism , but when asked to explain why he reacted the way he did during World Cup games, he chose not to address it directly. Read More »

Kevin Garnett suing accountant over $77 million loss to wealth manager


District Court in Minneapolis ". The full sum of money stolen amounted to $seventy seven million. Banks pleaded guilty in April 2017 to one count of wire fraud in swindling Tim Duncan of millions. The Star Tribune says that in addition to this lawsuit, Garnett recently filed for divorce from his wife of 14 years. "It's pretty ugly and going to be very hard, but you can do it and it will change your life forever (financially)". Read More »

Madison Keys locks another US Open semi-final

The semi-finals will be played on Thursday night from 7pm (Midnight Friday, BST). In 2017, she was beaten by Sloane Stephens in the U.S. Open final; Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were the other semifinalists, making it the first time in 36 years that the last four women in NY represented the host country. Read More »