January 24, 2018

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On Baseball: Elimination day? Red Sox need to find a way


They managed just eight hits on the day . But while Game 1 didn't give Boston and NY anything to cheer about, there is always Game 2 to look forward to. Farrell has one year left on his contract after the Red Sox's decision in December to guarantee his 2018 club option. He followed that up with a 1-2-3 fifth to finish up his day and preserve the 4-1 lead. Read More »

Giants remain winless with 27-22 loss to Chargers

Rivers (21 of 44 for 258 yards) and Manning (21 for 36 for 183) each missed open receivers deep. The play itself was about as gruesome as it gets. Referee Jeff Triplette announced "San Diego" on a call. Marshall attempted to make a catch deep down the right sideline and hurt his left leg when he came down awkwardly out of bounds. Blue jerseys and white trousers clung to players like a second skin as they trudged to their locker room, down one point to the lowly Chargers, down two starting ... Read More »

Bounce back big: Tigers edge Florida at the Swamp


The skinny: Redshirt freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks had two chances in the fourth quarter to drive the Gators into field-goal range and couldn't get it done. Florida threatened in the second quarter , but was only able to get three points out of an 11-play, 70-yard drive at the 4:01 mark. NOTES: Florida K Eddy Pineiro's 25-yard field goal accounted for the Gators' only points of the first half. Read More »

Yankees Joe Girardi Strikes Out Over Strike Three Challenge


Girardi often utilizes his challenges during the regular season (and well; this season, the Yankees were successful on 29 of their 41 challenges , the best percentage in baseball), and in a game like this, when your team's back is to the wall, he chose not to. Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs Grigor Dimitrov China Open semi-final


Nadal is bidding to finish the year at the top of the rankings and his performances this year have been praised by Miles Maclagan. "Tomorrow will be a tough one against Isner". 'I think it was just a hair or something, a hair from the tennis ball. The Spaniard broke Isner's serve at 5-4 in the first set, then recovered from 15/40 in the second game of the second set before sweeping through the tie-break. Read More »

World Cup qualifiers take center stage

Harry Kane fired England to next summer's World Cup but his last-gasp victor can not paper over the cracks after Gareth Southgate's men limped to victory against limited Slovenia. England manager Gareth Southgate has implored supporters to get behind his team. "My job, my first objective, is to get the country to a World Cup finals, then make the team as good as we possibly can and that's what I intend to do". Read More »

Simona Halep ends wait to become world number one


She displayed an nearly ideal play in Beijing , where back in 2012 she lost to Sharapova in two sets. During the season Halep has been in step from the status of the first racket of the world, but neither Roland Garros nor Wimbledon failed to gain the required number of points. Read More »

Woman expecting yoga mat delivery gets $400K worth of oxycodone instead


However, the street was misspelled on the package, the post office caught the mistake, and forwarded the package to the woman's current address. Portland officials say it is "at least" the fifth time 24-year-old William James Wimberly Jr has been convicted of masturbating in public in the past two years alone. Read More »

National Basketball Association nearly got the All-Star changes right this time


The 10 starters - two guards and three frontcourt players per conference - will still be chosen by fan vote (50 percent), current players (25 percent) and media vote (25 percent). The NBA announced that format of East mix-West mix competition in ALL-Star organization has changed. The process for selecting the 24 All-Stars will remain the same, with 12 players from each conference earning spots. Read More »

Trump Tax Cut Lie


According to a new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, fewer than 1 percent of those who file taxes in IN earn more than $1 million annually, however, millionaires receive nearly 40 percent of Trump's proposed tax cuts. Read More »

Messi strikes twice as Barca beat Las Palmas in empty Nou Camp


I finally decided that we would play the game, but as an exceptional measure, behind closed doors. The half-time break saw Valverde make some changes with Iniesta and Rakitic coming on and it wasn't soon before Barcelona edged ahead when Busquets was on hand to glance home a corner from Messi . Read More »

NFL players deciding whether, and if so how, to protest


The protests by athletes during the national anthem have sparked a heated discussion, but that discussion also flows into the world of NASCAR. Some DC-area leaders are kneeling in solidarity and fighting for players' rights. In a rare statement addressing a political issue, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell called Trump's remarks "divisive", and said they "demonstrate an unfortunate lack of respect for the NFL ". Read More »

Former Australian PM picks fight with Macklemore over marriage equality


Macklemore presents the award for best lyrics at the iHeartRadio Music Awards at the Forum on Sunday, March 5, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. Immigration minister Peter Dutton has said the NRL should also allow a same-sex marriage "no" campaign song at the Grand Final this weekend, alongside a planned performance of U.S. Read More »

Miami Dolphins Jay Ajayi ready for his "home" game


The Saints quarterback found Michael Thomas in the third quarter before a shovel pass to Alvin Kamara in the dying minutes. This will be a fourth trip to England's national stadium for the Dolphins, who appeared in the first International Series game here in 2007 when they lost 13-10 to the New York Giants, while their most recent appearance saw them defeated 27-14 by the New York Jets in 2015. Read More »

My Everton future is out of my hands, claims Koeman


After a close-season in which the club invested nearly 140 million pounds ($187.5 million) and brought back Wayne Rooney to his boyhood team from Manchester United, more was expected and some are already questioning whether Koeman is the right man to lead Everton forward. Read More »

Zola: former Chelsea star slams Juventus and Real Madrid over Morata


I've been involved pretty much from the start so, right now, I'm happy. "I think that I have players who try to make the best decisions". Meanwhile Barcelona needed an own goal from Sebastian Coates in the 49th minute to give them a 1-0 win over Sporting Lisbon to maintain their 100 percent record in the Champions League and Liga Santander this season. Read More »

Formula 1 Racing Odds: Malaysian Grand Prix 9/29/17


Fernando Alonso , who vaulted up the order on a rapidly drying track to end the first session third, was an impressive fifth for McLaren . The fireworks started early in Singapore with a controversial wreck at the start. The German now faces a huge challenge to close the gap on title rival Hamilton, and he admits Saturday's session "is not ideal". "It was a shame for the team what happened with Sebastian [Vettel]". Read More »

Machine Harry Kane leads Tottenham Hotspur past Huddersfield Town


But Kane rejected any talk of the game being an easy one for Spurs , saying: "It wasn't straightforward, we got off to a great start, we wanted to come, score some early goals and control the game and that's exactly how it turned out". Kane was on loan at Leyton Orient the last time he played a league fixture away at Huddersfield , back in February 2011. After bizarrely failing to get off the mark in August once again, Kane has certainly enjoyed a far more successful September, ... Read More »

PRESIDENTS CUP: US has one hand on the trophy


So large is the lead, there is a chance this year's Presidents Cup could be wrapped up before the Sunday's singles matches. Although Leishman and Jason Day then rallied to lead Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed 1-up through eight holes, it was the Americans who emerged with a 4 & 3 victory. Read More »

Fellaini double helps Man United crush Palace 4-0


Manchester United's hectic schedule means they must stay mentally strong if they are to remain competitive on all fronts, according to Jose Mourinho . While, Crystal Palace , on the other hand, have lost all seven PL games this season without scoring. Another game, another goal for Lukaku. Fellaini's double was sandwiched between Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku goals in a comprehensive 4-0 win that saw United equal their record tally of 19 points after seven Premier League matches as ... Read More »

Ty Montgomery injury not severe, could play in Week 5


It's his first full season as the starter for the Packers , making the transition from wide receiver to running back last season. ESPN's Ryan Schefter tweeted Friday, Montgomery's rib injury isn't as bad as the team originally thought, per a source . Read More »

UCL: Onyekuru To Earn £35000 Bonus For Anderlecht Win Vs Celtic


Slack defending from Olivier Deschacht allowed Patrick Roberts to try a shot on goal in the second half, and defender Kara Mbodj attempted to put himself in the way of the ball, only to send it into this own net for 2-0. Last term, Celtic managed just three points and were without a win during their Champions League campaign. They now face the German champions in the next two Champions League matchdays, in Munich on 18 October and at Celtic Park on 31 October. Read More »

Davante Adams out of hospital, 'feeling great'


After the game, Trevathan said he didn't purposely hit Adams in such a vicious manner, per Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune: "I was just trying to make a play". He's home. Had a chance to visit with Davante briefly last night. Trevathan was penalized 15 yards for the hit but referee John Hussey said after the game he didn't believe the hit merited an ejection. Read More »