January 24, 2018

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Louisville builds big lead, holds off Aggies for 8-4 CWS win


So even though A&M went 0-2 in its two games in Omaha and was bounced from the tournament Tuesday by rival TCU , it's impossible to label the season as a disappointment. Lousiville loaded the bases with one out in the sixth inning. Texas A&M started to chip away with two runs in the fourth inning. Everybody was safe and a run scored. Read More »

Cabrera, Quintana lead White Sox over Blue Jays 11-4


James Shields and the White Sox appeared to have everything under control on Sunday afternoon. The White Sox (31-37) had won six straight games at the Rogers Centre dating to 2015. He had been out with a strained right calf. He likely will be rested Saturday with Dwight Smith Jr . starting in left field. Kendrys Morales added a two-run homer and Pearce hit an RBI double, both in the seventh inning, to complete the scoring. Read More »

Brooks Koepka girlfriend is Jena Sims, not Becky Edwards


But the American's girlfriend attracted just as much attention as he lifted the trophy at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, Washington, yesterday (June 18). "His girlfriend, Becky Edwards , an all-American soccer player at Florida State", Fox commentator Joe Buck said. Read More »

Paul George informs Pacers he will leave in free agency, prefers Lakers


If they let his contract run out - he can become an unrestricted free agent next summer by declining his player option for the 2018-19 campaign - and don't get anything of value in return, the franchise could be crippled for years. That's the part everyone will read into, unfairly discounting the fact that George seems to be in on in this upcoming season and wants to try to win while he's still there. Read More »

Burling, Kiwis beat Oracle third time in America's Cup


Spithill was over the starting line early, forcing him to drop two boat lengths behind to clear the penalty. 'I definitely think this bonus point advantage is going to be important, ' Spithill said. " I don't know what you're talking about ", Spithill said, all mock innocence when asked about New Zealand media reports that two bow sections had been seen being carried from the Americans' base to that of SoftBank Team Japan , the vanquished would-be challenger with whom the United States of ... Read More »

Cherchesov wants new period of Russian Federation success


Arriving by helicopter close to the stadium barely 20 minutes before kickoff, he was soon installed in the main grandstand making a speech to launch the tournament. "He is focused on what needs to be done here, and without a doubt he will have a great tournament". Anthony Hudson's men will look to test themselves against world-class opposition and go further than New Zealand have ever gone at a Confederations Cup. Read More »

Justin Thomas' historic US Open day included a circus putt

However, Thomas bettered those performances with a remarkable 63 that saw him become the first player to complete a U.S. Open round in nine under par. Open history. "I wasn't trying to make three, I was just trying to make four". I had 310 yards to the hole, but it was downwind so I knew if I hit it solid, I could definitely get it there. Read More »

Former WBL athlete dies at workout

At this time the cause of death is unknown. In a statement, the university said of the young man, "Tyler was from Kenton, Ohio, and planned to study marketing and entrepreneurship in the College of Business Administration". Dean DePerro, told the Record-Courier that an autopsy on Heintz's body was scheduled for June 14. This is a tough pill to swallow no matter who the passing player is. Read More »

Jason Day on tough US Open conditions: 'No complaints from me.'


Being that it's a U.S. Open , the decision to cut the fescue to rough level was criticized as well. Rather than complain, the golfers would be better served to make sure they drive the ball in the fairway. "Moving forward we want a nice, smooth U.S. Open". Common sense at the US Open? "We all decided Monday afternoon that if it rained that hard and (the grass) laid down we were going to take care of it and mow it down, and get to four or five inches like the mown rough", Davis said. Read More »

Mayweather coming back to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has approved a request submitted by Mayweather Promotions to host a boxing event on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. To be clear, Bob Bennett said , that could change again before Wednesday morning's meeting in Las Vegas. The Mayweather agenda item that revealed the fight would be televised by Showtime. Read More »

Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League


One of the Premier League's best-loved traditions (outside Islington) is Arsenal's annual meltdown in February. The Reds then end the season, as they did last time around, at home to promoted opposition. Huddersfield boss David Wagner will have a first competitive reunion with mentor Juergen Klopp at Anfield on October 28. The Premier League fixtures for the 2017/18 season have been announced, and fans are starting to get excited for the upcoming campaign which is nearing ever closer ... Read More »

Iran seal qualification for 2018 World Cup


Iranian soccer fans applaud prior to start a qualifying match with Uzbekistan for 2018 Russia World Cup at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran , Iran, Monday, June 12, 2017. Iran has yet to concede a goal in qualifying. Men, woman and children spilled into the streets with flags and chants and motorists honked their horns. Read More »

Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea


It is not clear whether Rodman , who once dated Madonna and was married to model and actress Carmen Electra, will be meeting Kim Jong-Un during the trip or what its exact goal is. June. 13: On the occasion of Russia Day, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian people on Monday. Read More »

Andre Silva: AC Milan can win Serie A

The fee for the sought-after striker, who scored 21 goals for Porto last season, could end rising to 40million euros (£35m), the Portuguese club said on their website. He's a crucial mixture of power, technique and finishing. "I was pleasantly surprised by this opportunity", he told reporters. The Croatian worldwide has a €50m release clause, but much like Silva, Milan believe that they can negotiate that down significantly to snap up a player who is proven in Serie A to offer depth ... Read More »

Anil Kumble to continue as India coach for West Indies tour: COA


A top board official said that Kohli has made a conscious effort to ensure that the differences he had with Kumble in the past had to be forgotten and the thrust of the team was to do well in the Champions Trophy . However, the Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman , who had appointed Kumble in 2016 for a one-year period, firmly backed Kumble to continue. Read More »

After Rahul Gandhi rap, Sandeep Dikshit 'sorry' for jibe on Rawat


On June 11, Dikshit said the Army Chief shouldn't make statements like a " sadak ka gunda " referring to the general's recent statements. "No less than Congress president Sonia Gandhi should come out and apologise", Sitharaman said. Dikshit is a former lawmaker from East Delhi and the son of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. He however withdrew his comments later, claiming he should have used appropriate language. Read More »

Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

Having won just three of 12 playoff series before this year, Nashville opened this postseason by eliminating the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks in four games. The Predators were playing for another return trip to Pittsburgh for a seventh and final game. However, the referee had blown the play dead because he believed Filip Forsberg's shot had been snared and covered by Pittsburgh goalie Matt Murray . Read More »

Arsenal Reject Joins Bayern Munich On Three-Year


Gnabry will join the Bundesliga champions on July 1, boosting manager Carlo Ancelotti's options on the wings alongside Arjen Robben, Kingsley Coman, Douglas Costa and Franck Ribery. Initially at the Stuttgart academy, Gnabry shifted to Arsenal in 2011 and spent five seasons with the Gunners. Bayern may have just got one over Arsenal . Read More »

Toni Nadal lauds `brilliant` Rafa post record 10th French Open triumph

With the win, Nadal also extended his head-to-head lead over Wawrinka to a stellar 16-3, and improves to a flawless 10-0 in French finals. In his last four appearances at the All England Club he has lost to Lukas Rosol ( world No 100) in the second round, to Steve Darcis (No 135) in the first, to Nick Kyrgios (No 144) in the fourth and to Dustin Brown (No 102) in the second. Read More »

UFC Auckland results: Mark Hunt forces standing stoppage of Derrick Lewis


UFC Color Commentator Brian Stann then interviewed Lewis shortly after the fight where he revealed that he injured his lower back as the fight went on, hence the weird stances towards to end. The UFC released a short statement today explaining French lightweight Thibault Gouti (11-3-0) was removed from his UFC Fight Night 110 contest with Korean Dong Hyun Kim (14-8-3) due to illness. Read More »

Three Michigan State Football Players Dismissed From Team


Today we finally learned their identity as Josh King, Donnie Corley and Demetric Vance have officially been dismissed from the Michigan State Football program, effective immediately. Charges against King, Corley and Vance were announced this week. "I would say past year, if you came up here to talk, we probably were on the cusp of being exactly what you want in major college football", Dantonio said. Read More »

Usain Bolt Partners With PokerStars, Puts Kevin Hart On Notice


At the start it really took us by surprise and it kind of set me back a bit training-wise, because mentally I wasn't ready to even train for two weeks or two and a half weeks. "I tell young racers to take steps". "I promised him (Mills) that I will try to be a part of Racers Track Club as much as possible", Bolt told Reuters . Read More »

Spurs striker Harry Kane looking to kick on for England

Scotland is now in fourth in Group F with seven points, only six points behind England in first and two points behind Slovakia in second. "It won't be easy and I am not being over optimistic but I think there is every chance if they can build upon that home victory against Slovenia". Read More »

Ronaldo shines for Portugal, while Lloris dims French hopes


With the game into the third minute of injury time , a draw seemed certain until Lloris tried a reckless pass out from his penalty area. "I'm not going to condemn Hugo, because he's often been decisive for us", Deschamps said. Earlier this year, it had beaten San Marino in a friendly for its first win after 86 consecutive matches. The victor of the group automatically qualifies for the World Cup , while the runner-up must participate in a playoff to earn qualification. Read More »