January 24, 2018

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Yankees' Aaron Judge strikes out again, extends record streak to 37 games

Three relievers provided a ideal inning apiece. Remy, a team broadcaster since 1988 and a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame, is now recovering from surgery after being diagnosed with lung cancer. The Rangers finished a 10-game homestand 7-3, but split the four-game series against Chicago. Tyler Austin opened the scoring with a three run home run, while going 2 for 4 at the dish with a double as well. Read More »

Boldin in shock National Football League retirement after joining Bills


In a statement released via Jim Trotter of ESPN , Boldin stated that, "At this time, I feel drawn to make the larger fight for human right a priority". Now, after a couple of weeks, he is choosing to end his National Football League career with 1,076 receptions, 13,779 yards and 82 touchdowns. Boldin appeared in two Super Bowls , losing the first in 2008 as a member of the Arizona Cardinals , and winning the second when he was a part of the Baltimore Ravens team in 2012. Read More »

Sunil Joshi appointed Bangladesh spin consultant for series against Australia


Joshi is confident that the team has it in them to upset the mighty Aussies at home but confirmed that he would be joining up with the Bangladesh side exclusively for this series. Aussies landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Darwin via Singapore around 10:45pm on Friday. Cricket Australia agreed to reschedule the series this year only after Bangladesh promised stepped-up security. Read More »

Broncos Name Trevor Siemian Starting QB Over Paxton Lynch


Everything the Broncos have seen so far this preseason, then, made a solid case for Siemian to start September 11 against the Chargers, just as he did in 14 games last season. "Well, I saw Paxton make some plays with his legs, which he should". Siemian was asked if he had done enough to win the job, and the third-year pro replied: "I think so". Read More »

Burnley complete record deal


For what it is worth I think he would make a decent rotation option but I don't think he will get enough goals to make the job his all season in the way that Chris Wood did. And they are now being called favorites to land a striker currently in the Premier League . Antalyaspor have Samuel Eto'o in their ranks and have signed Jeremy Menez and Johan Djourou, both former team-mates of Nasri. Read More »

LSU starts the season No. 13 in AP top 25


The No. 12 ranking revealed Monday is in line with preseason expectations: Auburn was ranked No. 13 in the preseason coaches poll released August 3 and picked to finish second in the West and overall in a poll conducted at July's SEC Media Days. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane unhappy with Sergio Ramos red card at Deportivo La Coruna


While Real didn't really miss Ronaldo as such, his presence adds the killer edge to the team. After a hard opening five minutes, it was Deportivo that were looking the team more likely to make the breakthrough, with Guilherme just missing the crossbar with a strike from distance as the first period continued to gather pace. Read More »

Merck CEO resigns from president's council, Trump lashes out


Kevin Plank, the CEO of Under Armour, quit the council later in the day. However, Under Armour engages in innovation and sports, not politics. "I love our country and our company and will continue to focus my efforts on inspiring every person that they can do anything through the power of sport which promotes unity, diversity and inclusion". Read More »

Debutant Jese inspires Stoke to win over Arsenal

Stoke's 1-0 win over Arsenal came because the team and fans are "fed up of criticism", says boss Mark Hughes . Stoke City once represented a house of horrors for Arsenal , but that might not translate into the new campaign. "I expect players to go because we have too many players". The back three that transformed Arsenal's fortunes at the end of last season struggled in the face of Leicester's counter-attack, though the return from injury of Per Mertesacker , Laurent Koscielny ... Read More »

Chelsea are on a mission to unsettle Spurs on new home patch


We can spend a lot of money for one player and then I put him on the bench, because I'm seeing this player is not ready to play. DIEGO COSTA is refusing to return to Chelsea - even to clear out his locker. "They have very good teams, very good players and I don't see any reason for them not to be fighting for the title". "I think we need time". "I repeat: for me, it is the past. Read More »

Cam Newton ruled out for preseason matchup with Titans


Henry seems to be making a strong case for more touches in the Tennessee Titans offense this fall. Two first-quarter turnovers led to 14 Titans points. Mariota is looking to develop more chemistry with his receivers, but he won't have Eric Decker on the field. "That was good to see", Titans coach Mike Mularkey said of the rookie drafted at No. Read More »

Cook, Root lead England recovery

With the pink ball, the Windies and their bowling attack struggled to contain England , who head into the second day with Dawid Malan unbeaten on 28. Eight was all Tom Westley could manage too as he was trapped lbw by seamer Miguel Cummins . The Windies finally claimed a third scalp when Roach breached Root's defences and Malan survived an early scare on two when a thick edge off Kraigg Brathwaite evaded slip. Read More »

Ajax confirm Sanchez move to Tottenham


TOTTENHAM have confirmed the signing of Ajax's highly-rated centre-back Davinson Sanchez on a six-year deal until 2023. The 21-year-old told the club's official website: "I would like to thank the coach, management, players and fans of Ajax ". Read More »

England scores an impressive 348/3 on Day 1

Joe Root , the England captain, called a halt after former skipper Alastair Cook was out for 243 in the first day/night Test staged in Britain. Together with Root, who made 136 after winning the toss, he'd put on 248 for the third wicket. Read More »

GoFundMe to move Fla. confederate monument reaches goal in day


The monument now stands outside the Hillsborough County court house. It appears that Dungy, the Lightning, Bucs, and Rays will be taking care of the shortfall. Since then, Baltimore has removed a number of Confederate statues, and many around Tampa rallied to have the statue?Memoria In Aeterna removed from in front of the Hillsborough County Courthouse. Read More »

Brady: Watson has a great future


I can't imagine what that's like but it must be pretty good. "They're athletic. It's good to come out here, not beat each other up, go against somebody else and try to learn how to play against them". "We speak pretty frequently". Watson has had a strong camp for the Texans, and he can make a good case for himself ending up in the starting lineup in the regular-season opener if he can continue to build on his eye-opening play. Read More »

Eyeing young prospects in any Kyrie Irving trade


Knicks power forward/center Kristaps Porzingis . Sheridan's words don't come without weight, either, as he was actually the man to break James leaving the Miami Heat to return to Cleveland to begin with. Unless the Knicks publicly declare Porzingis untouchable, we could hear more about Cleveland's potential interest in the Knicks young star . Slowed by injuries, he played in just 46 games and averaged 5.0 points and 8.7 rebounds. Read More »

Atlético waiting on a call from Chelsea over Diego Costa


I'm not a criminal. Atletico Madrid remain the most likely destination for Costa but he will have to wait until January before he can move to the Spanish capital due to their transfer ban. "I can't quite understand what the situation is here". "Surely he's got to come back here, so if the manager changes his mind, he's there". Chelsea and Conte have previously insisted that the decision for Costa to leave this summer was made in January, with both the player and his agent, Jorge ... Read More »

EFL to discuss possibility of closing transfer window before start of season


The current window, like many other major European leagues, closes on August 31 which is a full three weeks into the start of the Premier League campaign, and nearly a full month into the campaign for sides in the EFL. Per the Telegraph , "almost all of the 20 clubs [are] understood to be behind the idea", meaning it's likely the motion will pass with an overwhelming majority - if not by a unanimous vote altogether. Read More »

Sanchez and Ozil could both still quit Arsenal this month


Arsenal's superstar Alexis Sanchez has emerged as the shock transfer target for Real Madrid as they look set to miss out on AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe . "But we have to make a choice between efficiency on the field and financial interest and most of the time if you can find a good compromise, it's better". Read More »

Nashville could be part of 2026 World Cup bid


On the list were nine Canadian facilities, including Regina's Mosaic Stadium. All of the knockout-round games will be played in the USA, but there is reportedly a chance Mexico City's Azteca Stadium could host the opener. China spoiled US soccer legend Abby Wambach's retirement match on Wednesday night at the S... The North American bid has one challenger, Morocco, which last week announced a long-shot effort. Read More »

SuperCup: Madrid tame Barca, Ronaldo sees red


It added insult to injury after the officials wrongfully awarded Barcelona a penalty following a clear dive from Luis Suarez , whose behaviour on the pitch angered the Real Madrid players. Valverde admitted that Real Madrid are now very much in control of the tie ahead of the second leg at the Bernabeu on Wednesday. "Another goal on debut, so I am happy". Read More »

EPL 2017/18, Newcastle 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur: 5 Talking Points


However, the game turned three minutes into the second half when Shelvey, having tried to grab the ball from a prone Alli to take a quick free kick in front of the Newcastle penalty area, made a decision to reward the England midfielder's efforts to hold onto the ball with a step on the ankle, directly in front of referee Andre Marriner . Read More »