• Texans vs. Panthers Point Spread: NFL Preseason
Texans vs. Panthers Point Spread: NFL Preseason

Tom Savage started at quarterback against the Carolina Panthers , and very few of the positive reports from camp carried over. The Panthers were the first team in National Football League history to go 15-1 and miss the playoffs the next year.

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  • Indians acquire OF Jay Bruce in trade with Mets
Indians acquire OF Jay Bruce in trade with Mets

The Mets are receive right-hander Ryder Ryan , who will be assigned to the Class A Columbia (S.C.) Fireflies. The #Yankees were also involved in Bruce trade talks before #Mets dealt him to Cleveland. The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, but that doesn't mean teams are done making deals. The Indians are trying...

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  • Rory McIlroy leading the way in US PGA Championship betting
Rory McIlroy leading the way in US PGA Championship betting

Johnson firmly ruled the world of golf after successive wins at the Genesis Open at Riviera, the WGC-Mexico and WGC-Match Play in a brilliant February-to-March stretch. It includes 97 of the top 100 players in the world, according to the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR ). If McIlroy didn't have that history at Quail Hollow , Spieth probabl...

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  • Phyllis Francis upsets the field to take gold in the 400m
Phyllis Francis upsets the field to take gold in the 400m

Then, inexplicably, Miller-Uibo lost all momentum with the finish line at her mercy, swaying her arms and legs as if she was running through treacle before almost coming to a halt. South African Wayde van Niekerk , bidding for a double after his 400 metres gold, sneaked into the final as second of the two fastest losers after edging third place in...

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  • Should the Eagles sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock?
Should the Eagles sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock?

When Santa Clara police officers responded to the report of domestic violence, the woman Brock was dating at the time had "visible facial injuries", per A.J. He's now a free agent - and with his talent level, expect a team to swoop in pretty quickly. Keith Reaser, K'Waun Williams, Will Redmond and rookie third-round pick Ahkello Witherspoon are a...

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  • Wilfork officially retires as member of New England Patriots
Wilfork officially retires as member of New England Patriots

A two-time Super Bowl champion with the Patriots, Wilfork was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and also earned first-team All-Pro honors following the 2012 season. He referred to him as the captain of the captains. But Wilfork was much more than a force on the field and in the locker room. Wednesday, he announced he's retiring as a New England Pat...

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  • Georges St-Pierre Signs For UFC 217
Georges St-Pierre Signs For UFC 217

St-Pierre resigned with the UFC after months of negotiations back in February with Dana White quickly announcing the news he would be stepping up a weight class to challenge 185-pound champ Bisping some time in 2017. White was highly critical of Woodley's performance against Demian Maia at UFC 214 and he finally chose to give St-Pierre what he wa...

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  • Murray Withdraws From Cincy, Vows To Be Ready for US Open
Murray Withdraws From Cincy, Vows To Be Ready for US Open

Novak Djokovic has already revealed he will sit out the rest of the season with an elbow injury while Stan Wawrinka has also withdrawn from Cincinnati. Still, he has held on to the top spot for 40 weeks thanks mainly to Federer and Nadal being inactive for large parts of the year. Nadal could reach No.

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  • Chelsea make a move for a Tottenham defensive target
Chelsea make a move for a Tottenham defensive target

Trippier has earned his spot thanks to some fine displays last season and was often preferred to Walker for the very biggest games. However, while it is clear that Tottenham need to replace him, especially following the injury suffered to Kieran Trippier they should not be splashing huge figures on players unproven at both worldwide and Premier Le...

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  • US District judge throws out Houston Nutt's lawsuit vs. Ole Miss
US District judge throws out Houston Nutt's lawsuit vs. Ole Miss

In the lawsuit, Nutt alleged he was slandered by comments made by certain Ole Miss athletics officials-and that these comments prevented him from finding another job in the coaching profession. On Wednesday evening, the NCAA released its final response to the allegations Ole Miss faces from violations committed by its football program. Meanwh...

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  • PSG to Offer Arsenal £80 Million for Alexis Sanchez
PSG to Offer Arsenal £80 Million for Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed Alexis Sanchez will miss the first two Premier League games of the season through injury and refused to deny that big-spending Paris Saint-German have bid for his star striker. "When a player goes into the final year of their contract, we will try to extend the contract because there is no reason w...

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  • Jurgen Klopp Playing Russian Roulette With Players - Fitness Coach Slams Liverpool Manager
Jurgen Klopp Playing Russian Roulette With Players - Fitness Coach Slams Liverpool Manager

So even if Klopp claims publicly he is happy with his squad, and had turned to the Wenger songbook to project his message, Edwards and the club's owners (Fenway Sports Group) should be blamed if Liverpool run into injury trouble in the first half of this season and see their ambitions snuffed out for another year as a result.

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  • Stomach bug knocks Makwala out of 400 final at worlds
Stomach bug knocks Makwala out of 400 final at worlds

Van Niekerk won gold on Tuesday night. Makwala has a time of 20.54 seconds, now held by fastest loser David Lima , to beat from lane seven. And so Van Niekerk now turns to the 200 metres, in which neither Bolt nor the world's fastest man this season, Makwala, are running.

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  • Boa Constrictor Found Living in an Attic
Boa Constrictor Found Living in an Attic

A Florida man found an unusual squatter, make that slitherer, making itself comfortable in the attic of his home, and animal experts say it has been there for years. "It took three-and-a-half minutes for this snake to move into that rafter space", Bob said. "Individuals sometimes escape or are released by owners".

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  • Mexican Soccer Star Sanctioned by U.S. for Drug Trafficking Ties
Mexican Soccer Star Sanctioned by U.S. for Drug Trafficking Ties

Well-known Mexican soccer star Rafael Marquez Alvarez is one of 22 people sanctioned Wednesday by the U.S. Treasury Department for alleged connections to a Mexican narcotics organization. Indictments against Flores Hernandez came in March, and since then the investigation has been trying to turn up his associates. His latest album, "Not a Devil, no...

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  • Going, Going, Gomes: 3-Run Homer In 9th Drops Rockies
Going, Going, Gomes: 3-Run Homer In 9th Drops Rockies

He allowed just three hits and with 11 strikeouts, he is one of four pitchers to have at least eight strikeouts in at least 12 straight games. With that said, Kluber would probably have as many punchouts had he not spent time on the disabled list last June.

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  • Arsene Wenger Eyes Alexis Sanchez Deal As PSG Focus On Kylian Mbappe
Arsene Wenger Eyes Alexis Sanchez Deal As PSG Focus On Kylian Mbappe

Asked if any bids had been lodged for Sanchez , the Frenchman replied: 'I can't tell you that at the moment. "Yes", Wenger said in July, as quoted by The Daily Telegraph . Wenger said Wednesday that Sanchez sustained an abdominal strain on Sunday - hours before Arsenal's win over Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium - and will ...

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  • Wenger rules Alexis Sanchez out of Arsenal clash with Leicester City
Wenger rules Alexis Sanchez out of Arsenal clash with Leicester City

But he will not be available. Personally I think he is a hugely talented player, he's on the way up and he will continue to move up because the potential is there. The report also states that PSG sporting director Antero Henrique remains in contact with Sanchez's agent, but that talks between the pair have "intensified" in recent days.

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  • What to expect in all new 'Grey's Anatomy' [spoiler alert]
What to expect in all new 'Grey's Anatomy' [spoiler alert]

In true Grey's Anatomy plot-twist fashion, it was revealed in the season 13 finale that Megan had in fact been alive the entire time and would be returning home. Carina will join Grey Sloan as a new resident doctor much to the dismay of Andrew. "She has a very interesting and controversial - some would say - profession within the med...

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  • PGA Championship: PGA Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses
PGA Championship: PGA Odds, Pick, Predictions, Dark Horses

I feel good. My body feels great. McIlroy won the British Open at Hoylake in 2014 and then had to wait almost nine month for the Masters. Hideki Matsuyama will start with Ernie Els and Ian Poulter at 7:45 a.m. Dustin Johnson looked good enough to win them all until he slipped down the stairs and wrenched his back on the eve of the Master...

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  • Braves rookie SS trips jogging onto field, almost blows out his knee
Braves rookie SS trips jogging onto field, almost blows out his knee

Atlanta has a bit of a history with odd on-field injuries. Braves players initially found the situation somewhat hilarious before realizing the 23-year-old Camargo suffered what looked to be a serious injury. Camargo will undergo an MRI for further evaluation later Tuesday night. In six seasons in the minors, Camargo had a.279/.333/.370 slash...

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  • Here's where to buy the MLB Players Weekend nickname jerseys
Here's where to buy the MLB Players Weekend nickname jerseys

From Aug. 25-27, players will wear alternate jerseys inspired by youth-league uniforms. In addition to the customized jerseys, players can also wear and use customized spikes, batting gloves, wristbands, compression sleeves, catcher's masks and bats.

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  • Esports could be an official part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games
Esports could be an official part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Should eSports become an Olympic sport in 2024, there's no telling which game (s) athletes would be competing in for a gold medal. If you're heavily into esports and competitive gaming, you may very well think so, as does the co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee.

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  • Manchester United Are Not After Gareth Bale Anymore, Says Jose Mourinho
Manchester United Are Not After Gareth Bale Anymore, Says Jose Mourinho

But before the game, Mourinho didn't want to lose an opportunity to put pressure on his counterpart. Jose Mourinho has launched a fresh attack on his former Chelsea players by claiming his current Manchester United squad is the best he has ever worked with.

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  • Watford lead chase for in-demand Burnley striker
Watford lead chase for in-demand Burnley striker

Watford announced the deal in unique fashion, with a video revealing the identity of their club-record star via stats from the popular simulation game Football Manager video. The 26-year-old scored nine goals in 32 Premier League appearances last season for the Clarets, who finished in 16th place and six points off the relegation zone.

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  • On Paper Everything Leans Towards Conor McGregor
On Paper Everything Leans Towards Conor McGregor

So, if you look at everything on paper, it leans toward Conor McGregor ". "I'm not the same fighter I was two years ago", Mayweather told ESPN . I've been off a couple of years, and I'm in my 40s. "I used to have a 90% knockout ratio", Mayweather said. Mayweather added that the defensive strategy he has mastered during his career - which he s...

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  • Sell Alexis Sanchez, buy Lemar and Dembele and make this Arsenal's season
Sell Alexis Sanchez, buy Lemar and Dembele and make this Arsenal's season

The Chile worldwide has been on extended leave following his participation in the Confederations Cup this summer and Wenger said on Wednesday Sanchez will miss the club's opening match of the 2017/18 league campaign against Leicester City at home on Friday and the following weekend away to Stoke City with an abdominal strain.

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  • Barcelona poised to complete Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele deals as Neymar replacements
Barcelona poised to complete Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele deals as Neymar replacements

It has been one disappointing transfer window for FC Barcelona , who usually is seen attracting the most talented bunch of footballers, but have contrarily seen one of the brightest talents in world football, Neymar Jr. The Bundesliga side are reportedly demanding at least €120million and knowing Barca's desperation to replace Neymar and with €222...

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  • The Rogers Cup 2017 Eugenie Bouchard lasted only two innings
The Rogers Cup 2017 Eugenie Bouchard lasted only two innings

If Bouchard is going to make a run here in Toronto, she's going to have to put together an impressive string of performances. "It's tough to get through tough matches when you're in a moment like that". You know, I've been on tour a bunch of years already. That would be the worst thing I could do. "This was a very nice experience to live in my ...

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  • Umpire suspended for calling Beltre 'biggest complainer'
Umpire suspended for calling Beltre 'biggest complainer'

Whoa! Whoa!' I had a game with him recently and the pitch was right down the middle. Joe West has been suspended three games for labeling Adrian Beltre as the biggest complainer in baseball, the World Umpires Assn. Beltre said that he did not feel West needed to be suspended for his comments and that the umpire had told him in July during a...

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  • Atlanta Falcons give five-year extension to Devonta Freeman
Atlanta Falcons give five-year extension to Devonta Freeman

Freeman, 25, rushed for 1,079 yards last season with 11 touchdowns. "We are very pleased that we were able to get this extension done", general manager Thomas Dimitroff said via a press release. LeSean McCoy signed a five-year, $40 million deal in 2015 with the Bills and last offseason, while Doug Martin and Chris Ivory signed five-year deals wo...

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  • Tiger Woods Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charge
Tiger Woods Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charge

Upon completion of that program, the DUI charge will be dropped from Woods' record. Woods was arrested on a DUI charge on May 29, after officers found him asleep behind the wheel of the vehicle with the engine running. Tiger Woods is seen handcuffed and searched by police officers during his arrest on May 29. Woods also had no expanation for...

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester United Reportedly Discussing Return
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Manchester United Reportedly Discussing Return

It's a nice number, and I asked the permission of Zlatan Ibrahimovic . Despite the pressure on the strikers to deliver, Neville has been impressed with Manchester United's summer transfer business. They have to deliver and kill teams off. Multiple reports are today claiming that Manchester United are now in talks to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimo...

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  • Gilas Pilipinas scores vengeful win over China to start FIBA-Asia Cup
Gilas Pilipinas scores vengeful win over China to start FIBA-Asia Cup

Romeo finished with 26 points, with 14 coming in the payoff period alone, on 9-of-14 shooting. Christian Standhardinger contributed 15 points and 6 rebounds, and Japeth Aguilar 7 points and 5 blocks, as the undersized centers held their own against China's towering frontline.

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  • Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup
Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup

With the loss, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho , who coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, remained winless against his former club. United lost 2-1, with Romelu Lukaku pulling a goal back after Madrid had gone 2-0 up through Casemiro and Isco .

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