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Casey withdraws after 3rd round of BMW Championship

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He was going for his third title in the Philadelphia area, including the U.S. Open he won at Merion five years ago. Two back of the leaders at -17, Woods couldn't sink an eight-foot birdie putt on 17 that would have drawn him back within a stroke of the lead. Read More »

MVP Breanna Stewart Returns To Winning Ways

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Instead, she smiled, hugged her point guard and celebrated with her teammates before being named Finals MVP, taking team photos and heading to the locker room for some champagne. "There was a moment at the end with like a minute or so left, I think it was the last timeout when we had a chance to huddle and I said, 'Guys we did this". Read More »

George Weah plays friendly for Liberia against Nigeria aged 51

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Liberia arranged an global friendly against African giants Nigeria to retire the iconic number 14 shirt worn by Weah. While the match was arranged in his honour, Weah stunned the crowd by leading out his side on Monrovia and the 51-year-old completed 79 minutes of the match. Read More »

Overmars: Barcelona can try but De Jong not leaving in January

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The Lilywhites, who ended the summer window without any incomings, have a concrete interest in signing De Jong and are understood to have made contact with Ajax last week. If De Jong leaves Ajax to join Barcelona in the winter transfer window, it will be really bad for the Dutch side as they will not get much time to rope in a replacement. Read More »

Rashford developing quicker than Ronaldo did - Southgate

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, another starter against Swtizerland, kept his place in the England squad despite not starting any of the Blues' opening four league games this season. "He's a huge admirer of him, but he's got his job to do", Southgate maintained. Three Lions striker Marcus Rashford seems to have hit some form in the past week, finding the back of the net against Spain and Switzerland and taking his global goals tally to five. Read More »

Westbrook could miss season opener after knee surgery

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In training to prepare for the start of training camp, Westbrook "experienced inflammation in his knee this past weekend (and determined) that the best course of action was the proactive procedure" the Thunder said in their official release. Read More »

UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence

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On Wednesday morning, the storm was about 550 miles from the Carolina coast and remains a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds. Its maximum sustained winds have dropped slightly to 110 miles per hour. "I ask all Georgians to join me in praying for the safety of our people and all those in the path of Hurricane Florence ", Deal said. The threat has sparked a rush of evacuation efforts in SC and North Carolina, with more than a million people urged to get out of Florence's way. Read More »

Bills Bench Nathan Peterman; Will Start Josh Allen

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Allen, who was also playing behind a suspect offensive line like Peterman when he entered the game, went 6-for-15 with 74 yards plus 26 yards rushing. The Bills hoped to bring Allen along at a calculated and methodical pace after drafting him seventh overall this spring. "We didn't put many points on the board". Read More »

Raiders' Jon Gruden Calls out Khalil Mack After Trade

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Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Rams receiver Robert Woods carries the ball against the Raiders in the 2nd quarter at the Oakland Coliseum Monday night. The remainder of the defense, including All Pro cornerbacks Marcus Peters and Aqib Talib , played only two series - seven snaps - in Week 3 of the preseason. Read More »

Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee

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Adams told reporters in the locker room Wednesday he suffered the injury going to the ground at the end of his 51-yard catch against the Chicago Bears in the season opener. Rodgers left the game during the first half, but came back for the third quarter, leading the Packers from a 20-point deficit to emerge with a 24-23 victory. Read More »

Simeone reveals who should win award — FIFA Best Player

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While the South American drew heavy criticism for his theatrical reactions to being fouled, his younger counterpart lit up the tournament with four goals and terrorised opponents of even the highest quality. Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone admits he would rather sign Neymar ahead of Kylian Mbappe . 'In the Barcelona team of Luis Enrique , when he needed to work, he worked. Read More »

France keeper gets ban, fine for drink-driving

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When police stopped the vehicle, they discovered vomit and said Lloris had to be helped from the auto. According to official court papers, the France star was stopped with 80 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath - more than double the legal limit of 35mg. Read More »

England boss Gareth Southgate reviews win over Switzerland

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He almost scuffed a pass into his own goal when trying to find Harry Maguire, and then played James Tarkowski into trouble, presenting Xherdan Shaqiri with an opportunity that he spurned. "It's not been a ideal week by any means but we finish with a win, which is important moving forward", said Southgate . "We hope that the awareness this fixture raises will encourage everyone involved in football, from the top of the professional game to the smallest grassroots club, to take Kick It ... Read More »

Serena 'out of line' but both sides share blame, says King

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The WTA stated that all players should be treated the same and the standards of tolerance for expressing emotion should be equal, adding that that didn't happen in the women's final. The 18-time Grand Slam victor said that "we can not measure ourselves by what we think we should also be able to get away with", adding, "In fact, this is the sort of behavior that no one should be engaging in on the court". Read More »

Officer Takes Jab at Colin Kaepernick's Nike Ad While Naming 9/11 Hero

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Kaepernick trigged a firestorm over two years ago when he began taking a knee during the playing of the National Anthem during football games. Ellen asked Strahan if he would take part in the protest, which is meant to call attention to police brutality and racial inequality, if he were still part of the NFL, and he said he would kneel on the field as the national anthem played. Read More »

Juan Mata sends message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho

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Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Leicester City's Harry Maguire are said to have been Mourinho's top picks, but their deals failed to materialize following "financial disagreements" between club officials. However, despite being tempted by a new challenge, the defender explained that it wasn't easy for him to leave a club like Bayern Munich. "Not because I wanted to leave Bayern Munich by all means". Read More »

Antonio Rudiger Has An Interesting Take On The World's Best Player

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The 27-year-old left out of the starting lineup of Chelsea new manager, Maurizio Sarri for the Blues' first two competitive fixtures of his reign, as Sarri eased his side's talisman back into action following his global exploits. Chelsea struggled last season, finishing fifth in the Premier League and failing to impress in Europe. These goals have helped Chelsea to maintain a 100% winning start to the season under new manager Maurizio Sarri. Read More »

Justin Rose is new world No 1 but rues play-off loss

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Tiger Woods , who celebrated his return to the United States Ryder Cup team by earning a share of the lead after the first round, was joint sixth alongside compatriot Webb Simpson on 17-under, while England's Tommy Fleetwood shared eighth place with Tony Finau , Rickie Fowler and Open champion Francesco Molinari. Read More »

Forget Champions League and Europa League, a third UEFA competition is coming

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UEFA now have two club competitions - the Champions League, which features 32 teams in the group stage, and the second-tier Europa League, which has 48. The new competition has been discussed for several years and when it is rolled out in the 2021/22 season, it will see the total number of clubs involved in European football expanded to 96. Read More »

Shaw back at Man United after head knock on England duty

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Luke Shaw insisted he is "doing fine" after being stretchered off with a nasty-looking head injury on his first England start for three years in a 2-1 defeat to Spain on Saturday. "He's sat up in the dressing room. He's talking and seems fairly comfortable", Southgate said. Good sign after what looked to be a very scary fall. Read More »

Rams top Raiders 33-13 in season opener

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Monday Night, the Oakland Raiders played host to the Los Angeles Rams as they kicked off Week 1 with a primetime showdown. Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley is greeted by teammates Cooper Kupp (18) and Robert Woods (17) after scoring a touchdown during the first half. Read More »

Kanye West Approves of Nike's Partnership With Colin Kaepernick

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Edison Research reports Nike's online sales grew 31 percent over the Labor Day weekend. In the release, the school's president, Dr. Emir Caner said the school "will no longer purchase or carry apparel by an athletic company that uses someone to market their products who 'mocks our troops'". Read More »

McQuaid traded to New York Rangers

Days from the opening of training camp, the New York Rangers have acquired defenceman Adam McQuaid from the Boston Bruins in exchange for defenceman Steven Kampfer , a 2019 fourth-round pick and a conditional seventh-round draft pick. Read More »

Neymar, Firmino on target as Brazil cruise past youthful U.S. squad

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Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has been named the permanent captain of the Brazil national team after manager Tite scrapped his controversial rotation policy. He said: "I thought our coordination of trying to step out wasn't very good in the first half, we got pulled apart a bit; I thought the second half was an improvement". Read More »

Liverpool enemy Ramos still one of world's best, admits Alexander-Arnold

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That meant the 21-year-old missed out on his dream of playing at the World Cup - a tournament in which he could have played a prominent role. He then went on Russian Federation, turning out in the 1-0 group-stage defeat to Belgium as Gareth Southgate's Three Lions finished fourth and he remains a part of the squad moving forwards. Read More »

Croatia suffer worst ever defeat with Spain mauling — UEFA Nations League

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The former European and World Cup winners trained on Monday ahead of the game where they will be looking to build on their flawless start after beating England 2-1 on Saturday. His first goal was emphatic and he deserved his second effort to go straight in, rather than deflect off the back of the keeper. The centre-back was consistently excellent in Russian Federation but was given a torrid time here. Read More »

Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain's pick

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After his top-5 finishes in the first two events, Finau shot a final-round 65 on Monday to tie for eighth at the BMW Championship while Xander Schauffele , making a late run at a pick, finished one shot out of a playoff. "All those top-10 finishes, the play in big championships and majors, and his current form, a second, a fourth and an eighth in the [FedEx Cup] play-offs". Read More »

Real Madrid Superstar Hits Out At Liverpool Supporters

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My conscience is very clear. "I never wanted to hurt a colleague on the pitch, of course, so my conscience is really clear about what I did that night". "I've come here to win the game with Spain and everyone defends their corner with their own interests at heart". The 32-year-old played a full 90 minutes against the three-lions in their 2-1 win at Wembley but found himself regularly booed by England supporters throughout the match. Read More »

Djokovic rejoins 'Big 3'; Osaka jumps to No. 7

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Djokovic, Federer, Nadal and Andy Murray have now won 50 of the past 55 Grand Slams. Former French Open and Australian Open champion Li Na has been credited with sparking a tennis revolution in China, and Wang said: "I watch some matches about Li Na". Read More »

Steve Yzerman will step down as Lightning general manager

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The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced Yzerman's decision. This morning at the Ice Sports Forum in Brandon, about two dozen Lightning players worked out on their own in preparation for Thursday's first day of training camp. Read More »

Ex-Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman signs with New England Patriots

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Having only three wide receivers on the roster, and needing to fill a roster spot now that running back Jeremy Hill tore his ACL in week one, the Patriots signed Coleman to a deal to try and gain depth. Dorsett actually fared better than other receivers to walk through Foxboro's revolving door of pass-catchers. His stint with the Bills didn't last long as he was cut prior to the start of the regular season, although he may have some familiarity with the Patriots system since former Patriots ... Read More »

Rise to No 1: Rose’s epic consolation prize after BMW defeat

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Through 54 holes, Keegan Bradley had done enough to secure an invite to the Tour Championship. "I felt so calm today". The process led to setbacks, but he got better each month. A weird scenario faces three-time major victor Jordan Spieth should a rainy forecast prove true and no golf takes place on Monday. The first tee time was scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Read More »

Uefa gives green light for third European club competition

European Club Association (ECA) chairman Andrea Agnelli told his members at a meeting in Split that the new event would bring the "overall number of clubs" involved in UEFA club competition to 96. Details on how the new competition will work remain uncertain but it will not be a straight replacement for the Cup Winners' Cup, which was discontinued in 1999. Read More »

Premier League clubs in rush to sign young talent before Brexit

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Ex-Chelsea star Craig Burley believes Cesc Fabregas could leave the club in January. Chelsea have already dealt with AC after sending Tiemoue Bakayoko out on loan there. Even still, the plethora of midfielders at Maurizio Sarri's disposal means Fabregas may find it tough to get his way back in. Cardiff, who scored their first goals of the Premier League campaign in a 3-2 defeat to Arsenal will be hoping to register their first away goal at the Bridge. Read More »

Alli out of England squad to face Switzerland

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Alli has withdrawn from the England squad after suffering what the FA term a "minor muscle strain" in Saturday's defeat to Spain. Manager Gareth Southgate is likely to select Ruben Loftus-Cheek to replace Alli after leaving the Chelsea playmaker on the bench on Saturday. Read More »

Djokovic wins US Open

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It is his 14th Grand Slam title, which ties him with Pete Sampras for third on the all-time major singles titles list behind Federer's 20 and Nadal's 17. "You're my idol, I love you", Djokovic said of Sampras after the match. A series of missed forehands by del Potro in the tiebreaker put Djokovic back on course and he finished with a flourish, taking the last three games - sealing the title on his first match point. Read More »

Ashley Williams downplays grudge match talk ahead of Wales clash with Republic

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Tom Lawrence and Connor Roberts were also on target in Thursday's League B Group 4 clash, with Wales totally controlling their opening match in the Nations League. "We're professionals and there's a lot of reasons why we want to win this game ". "I think we have to improve in all aspects". Harry Arter and Declan Rice had declared themselves unavailable for Ireland and James McClean, who had scored the Ireland's victor in Cardiff 11 months ago, headed a lengthy injury list that had ... Read More »

Jeremy Hill Has Torn ACL, Will Miss Rest Of Patriots’ Season

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Following tight end Rob Gronkowski's catch and fumble, Hill was going after Texans safety Tyrann Mathieu , who had made the recovery, when he collided with Patriots fullback James Develin . Rookie Sony Michel should also return to action shortly after missing the preseason following a knee procedure. Hill spent the first four years of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals, forming a tough running back duo with Giovani Bernard. Read More »

Darnold off the mark as Jets maul Lions

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Star quarterback Matthew Stafford threw four interceptions in the blowout. Detroit started the game with a pick-six, but it was all downhill from there. Darnold is going to have plenty of great plays for the New York Jets , and plenty of mistakes too. " JETS! JETS!" A crew clad in green and white filed into seats in four sections along the NY sideline and appeared to outnumber Detroit fans who stuck around for the bitter end. Read More »