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Florida State QB Deondre Francois to miss remainder of season Florida State QB Deondre Francois to miss remainder of season
- September 05, 2017

His 82 receiving yards give him 1,896 career receiving yards, good enough for fifth best all-time at Alabama. Florida State quarterback Deondre Francois suffered a season-ending injury to his left knee in the fourth quarter of the Seminoles game against Alabama. (more...)
Buccaneers to sign former Broncos safety TJ Ward Buccaneers to sign former Broncos safety TJ Ward
- September 05, 2017

The flurry of activity began last Tuesday when the team made a deal with San Francisco to acquire tight end Vance McDonald. Wilcox, who is in his fifth National Football League season, signed a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason. (more...)
A tough loss for Tech, but an upbeat outlook all the same A tough loss for Tech, but an upbeat outlook all the same
- September 05, 2017

I know the Vols were trying to get their passing game going, but sometimes you have to ride the hot hand. Joshua Dobbs, Alvin Kamara and Derek Barnett are all in the National Football League, but this new version of Tennessee -"Team 121" as Butch Jones likes to refer to them - shares their heart. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather faces second battle for Australian entry Floyd Mayweather faces second battle for Australian entry
- September 05, 2017

His ability to promote a fight is second-to-none, and Jericho believes this makes him a flawless fit for the WWE , whenever he decides he's ready. It may be little surprise that the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has warm feelings for the boxer who helped him earn a minimum of US$30 million (S$41 million) from their bout, but the build-up had been stormy with the two exchanging unpalatable slurs. (more...)
Nigeria can beat any world team, says Ugbade Nigeria can beat any world team, says Ugbade
- September 04, 2017

Nigeria still maintained their maximum nine points from three games in the qualifiers having defeated Zambia , Algeria , and now Cameroon . Both teams clash at the Stade Omnisports Ahmadou Ahidjo in Yaounde on Monday in a Day 4 encounter, starting from 6pm. (more...)
Muguruza sent packing at US Open Muguruza sent packing at US Open
- September 04, 2017

Ninth seeded Williams, a twice US Open champion and a crowd favourite for nearly two decades, takes on Spanish veteran Carla Suarez Navarro in the final women's match on the main showcourt. This is the second time in three years that the 37-year-old Williams - the oldest woman in the bracket - has advanced to the quarterfinals at the US Open . (more...)
Coleman backs Woodburn for greatness Coleman backs Woodburn for greatness
- September 04, 2017

Coleman told reporters at a press conference: "I know his strike was fantastic but his all-round composure was great too". Martin O'Neill's Ireland dropped two points behind Serbia, who they host in Dublin tomorrow, while Austria's prospects now appear all but doomed ahead of the visit of Georgia. (more...)
Body discovered in Wayne County believed to be missing Temple University student Body discovered in Wayne County believed to be missing Temple University student
- September 04, 2017

Temple is offering on-campus counseling 8:30 a.m.to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at Tuttleman Counseling Services. The lakefront home where Burleigh was found belongs to Hupperterz's grandmother. State police at Honesdale assisted Philadelphia police and the FBI with the current investigation. VIDEO: Police search home in Jenkintown, Pa . The 22-year-old student who was majoring in film and arts had transferred to temple this week. (more...)
Sharapova Knocked Out Of US Open By Latvia's Sevastova Sharapova Knocked Out Of US Open By Latvia's Sevastova
- September 04, 2017

Standing just 170cm, Schwartzman is the shortest grand slam quarter-finalist since Peruvian Jaime Yzaga, who was the same height, made the last eight in NY in 1994, according to ATP officials. 1. Sharapova played all of her four matches in the 24,000-capacity arena including her first-round defeat of world number two Simona Halep. For four matches in a row at this US Open, a player ranked 146 in the world has appeared exclusively on the main court, Arthur Ashe , while lamely protesting ... (more...)
Andrew Luck Activated From PUP List; On Active Roster To Begin Season Andrew Luck Activated From PUP List; On Active Roster To Begin Season
- September 03, 2017

The Indianapolis Colts on Saturday moved their $140 million quarterback from the physically unable to perform list (PUP) to the active roster as part of their personnel decisions to reach the NFL-mandated limit of 53 by 4 p.m. It's unlikely that Luck will play against the Los Angeles Rams in Week 1, according to owner Jim Irsay , but the Colts have not officially ruled him out. (more...)
Red Cross seeks more Harvey relief volunteers Red Cross seeks more Harvey relief volunteers
- September 03, 2017

Amid the flooding from Hurricane Harvey , it has helped put more than 32,000 people in shelters and served more than 180,000 meals and snacks since the storm began. Each one of them learning how to operate the emergency response vehicle, and how to handle passing out food and water. According to a release, the company's Charitable Foundation gave the American Red Cross $75,000. (more...)
Gordon Hayward Takes Shot at LeBron James in First Press Conference Gordon Hayward Takes Shot at LeBron James in First Press Conference
- September 02, 2017

The Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics finalized terms of their August 22 trade Wednesday night, with the Celtics sweetening the deal with a second-round pick from the Miami Heat in 2020. "I knew what the intent was when I asked for the trade initially, and it was left at that", Irving said. In the end, after eight days of posturing and back-and-forth regarding Thomas' hip injury and whether the Cavs should get more, the two sides agreed that Cleveland should get an additional second ... (more...)
Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers Le'Veon Bell reports to Steelers
- September 02, 2017

Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network first reported news of Bell's arrival. Le'Veon Bell is back to work. The two sides went all the way to the July 17 deadline trying to negotiate a long-term contract, but nothing came to fruition and Bell started his holdout as a result. (more...)
Sharapova advances, Zverev and Wozniacki exit US Open Sharapova advances, Zverev and Wozniacki exit US Open
- September 01, 2017

If Maria Sharapova continues to play like she has in her first two matches at the US Open then there are not many players in the field capable of stopping her. There's a certain level of 'I know I can do this. So Sharapova is the kind of big name the tournament needs. Vandeweghe beat fellow countrywomen Alison Riske 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 elsewhere today while eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation survived three match points before defeating Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova ... (more...)
LaVar Ball, Lonzo Ball to Star in Facebook Reality Show LaVar Ball, Lonzo Ball to Star in Facebook Reality Show
- August 31, 2017

The show will explore the Balls' personal lives, from the boys' ups and downs playing the dating game to LaVar's care for his wife Tina as she recovers from a stroke . After tomorrow's debut, new episodes of Ball in the Family will be available every Sunday beginning on September 10. So, of course, he got a reality series, right? The Ball family is changing the game on and off the court. (more...)
Bangladesh Defeat Aussies By 20 Runs In The 2-Test series Bangladesh Defeat Aussies By 20 Runs In The 2-Test series
- August 31, 2017

Shakib was the pick of the bowlers with five wickets, while Taijul snapped up three and Mehidy claimed two. During the course of the match, Shakib gave Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon a send-off on the first day, while skipper Steve Smith and his deputy David Warner all reacted to the sledging at different points on Day Three and Four. (more...)
National Football League cancels Dallas Cowboys-Houston Texans preseason game National Football League cancels Dallas Cowboys-Houston Texans preseason game
- August 31, 2017

Watt was asked by reporters Tuesday if the game on Thursday could provide a distraction for the people in Houston. "Nothing has to happen". It's a home game at NRG Stadium. "I think there's more important things than football right now", Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee said from the Cowboys' kickoff luncheon. Point of the cancellation is for players to get back to Houston, help out and be with their families. (more...)
Stafford Strikes Gold: Contract Makes Him Highest-Paid NFL Player Ever Stafford Strikes Gold: Contract Makes Him Highest-Paid NFL Player Ever
- August 30, 2017

Sure, the deal is huge, but Stafford has already done very well. "At certain points, at times, everything's in play when you meet with my guys and [agent] Tom [Condon] and those guys at CAA, but in the back of my mind, I've always wanted to be here", Stafford told reporters. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain departure thanks to one man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain departure thanks to one man
- August 30, 2017

England global Oxlade-Chamberlain turned down the chance to extend his contract at the Emirates Stadium last week, rejecting a deal which would have seen him earn around £180,000 a week. Oxlade-Chamberlain, nicknamed The Ox, could be joined at Stamford Bridge by Leicester's Danny Drinkwater, with talks continuing between the clubs. Kenedy is predominantly a winger but has occasionally played as a left-back, where Newcastle are short. (more...)
Liverpool make bid to Monaco for Thomas Lemar Liverpool make bid to Monaco for Thomas Lemar
- August 29, 2017

Reports in France have suggested that Liverpool have lodged a club record £55.5 million offer for the France worldwide, who has been a long-standing target for Arsenal this summer. especially players we talk to". "But Arsene Wenger says he can't see this deal happening now because Monaco have sold too many players and they don't want to sell Lemar ". (more...)
Liverpool agree deal to sign long term target
- August 29, 2017

Get the app and get the game. Today, Liverpool agree a deal to sign Naby Keita next summer.... The 22-year-old was previously wanted by Liverpool but Jurgen Klopp had several bids turned down for the Guinea worldwide. The 22-year-old would become Liverpool's most expensive signing, surpassing the fee of 42 million euros ($50 million) the club paid to sign winger Mohamed Salah from AS Roma in June. (more...)
Art Briles joins CFL's Tiger-Cats as assistant head coach Art Briles joins CFL's Tiger-Cats as assistant head coach
- August 29, 2017

He remains a radioactive coaching prospect when it comes to another FBS job, though this new gig could certainly help him start to rebuild his shattered reputation. During Briles' time at Baylor, multiple members of the team were accused of violent crimes, including sexual assaults. He previously served as the head coach at Hawaii and SMU. (more...)
Injured Wallabies lock Coleman to miss Bledisloe Cup test
- August 28, 2017

All guts, no glory: Michael Hooper looks to the scoreboard with disbelief after the final whistle. Read said the All Blacks had stayed calm and struck at the right moment. He says he knows people are throwing eggs and bombs their way and that's the way it rolls. "We dropped a few kick-offs that were really crucial". (more...)
Sebastian Vettel signs three-year extension with Ferrari Sebastian Vettel signs three-year extension with Ferrari
- August 28, 2017

After the three practise sessions on Friday and Saturday, qualifying for the Belgium Grand Prix starts at 1pm on Saturday afternoon with the race 24 hours later. He is the only driver to have won seven Formula One World Championships, five of which he won consecutively. Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident at the end of 2013 and has been in prolonged private recuperation at his family home in Switzerland since then. (more...)
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino: Wembley was not the problem Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino: Wembley was not the problem
- August 28, 2017

But our concentration is something we need to improve on". Everton face their third away game in six days as they drew 1-1 at Manchester City last Monday night before coming away with the same scoreline at Hajduk Split in the Europa League on Thursday night. (more...)
Cleveland Browns reportedly will name DeShone Kizer QB1 Cleveland Browns reportedly will name DeShone Kizer QB1
- August 28, 2017

The players who kneeled seem to have their hearts in the right place, wanting to demonstrate a call for a more peaceful, conciliatory world through prayer. The organizational approach since he was drafted was to make sure he wasn't rushed into action before he was ready. "There's no question he's in the discussion here, but at the same time, I think all of these guys have had ample opportunities to showcase their talent and ability and what they bring to the table". (more...)
US Open: Simona Halep ready for Maria Sharapova test
- August 28, 2017

Halep claimed that when she received the message that she would play Sharapova [VIDEO ] in the first round her reaction "was normal". Epa05933196 Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation returns against Anett Kontaveit of Estonia during their quarter-final match at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, 28 April 2017. (more...)
England bring in Woakes for Roland-Jones in second test England bring in Woakes for Roland-Jones in second test
- August 27, 2017

India went on to win the match by an innings and 46 runs. 19 West Indian wickets in a single day. England are not quite as cocky now, they've got an very bad lot of work to do just to save this Test match. By then Brathwaite was one blow away from 50 and he toasted a judicious use of DRS by clubbing the next ball for the first six of the match, while Hope was busily building his own platform with some fluent strokes. (more...)
Miguel Cabrera, Gary Sanchez, Austin Romine Suspended for Yankees-Tigers Brawl
- August 27, 2017

As you might expect, Cabrera and Romine were also told in no uncertain terms that it was shower time. Cabrera then got into a verbal spat with Romine before their words eventually turned into punches, inciting the first benches-clearing fracas. (more...)
Season compromised for Julian Edelman Season compromised for Julian Edelman
- August 27, 2017

Edelman, 31, suffered the injury while running an in-breaking route, beating linebacker Jarrad Davis and catching the ball at Detroit's 29-yard line. After the game, Edelman said he wasn't sure of the severity of his injury but that he would do his best to return to the field as soon as he could. (more...)
Bournemouth vs. Manchester City: Highlights and recap Bournemouth vs. Manchester City: Highlights and recap
- August 27, 2017

While you're here . Watch our Mayweather vs. McGregor special with Aisling Daly, Kellie Harrington, Dion Fanning and Wooly on SportsJOE Live . Check out some of the best reaction tweets below. "We are going to try to find the chance to be confident". Sterling was also sent off with a second booking. The opening minutes of the second half was a mirror of the opening minutes of the first stanza. (more...)
Abraham, Ayew score as Swansea sink Palace Abraham, Ayew score as Swansea sink Palace
- August 27, 2017

It was an impressive finish by the England Under-21 global, who caught the eye here with his movement and technique and now has his first Premier League goal for Swansea having arrived on loan from Chelsea in the summer. The Ghanaian blocked Hennessey's attempted clearance and the ball rolled into the Palace net. Most of the second half seemed to go steady for both sides until the last 10 minutes where Crystal Palace pushed hard to breakthrough for a goal. (more...)
Trudeau picks Mayweather to beat McGregor in anticipated boxing match Trudeau picks Mayweather to beat McGregor in anticipated boxing match
- August 27, 2017

Both men say they are going to push straight forward when the opening bell sounds. Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) is the favorite (-500) over McGregor (+400) who is making his pro-boxing debut. I asked for some input from some the addicts here at AA. "I would need six months and I would be ready". The Irishman has conquered two weight divisions in UFC and confidently predicts he will become the first man to defeat Mayweather, despite the huge gulf in boxing experience, although the debutant ... (more...)
Jaguars select Blake Bortles starting QB heading into season Jaguars select Blake Bortles starting QB heading into season
- August 27, 2017

Henne got the start over Bortles during the team's third preseason game and many assumed that the job would be his. Bortles entered camp the incumbent starter, fell into a competition as he plummeted in practices and games and now has lost a competition that hadn't existed a few months ago. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. will possibly miss the Giants season opener Odell Beckham Jr. will possibly miss the Giants season opener
- August 26, 2017

The Giants believe if the healing process proceeds normally, Beckham will be ready for the opener. X-rays taken on Beckham's sprained right ankle came back negative, and a Tuesday MRI confirmed no significant damage exists, Graziano and Raanan report. (more...)
Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season Hearn, Fritsch have tough end to PGA Tour season
- August 22, 2017

This was the last tournament of the regular season before the playoffs, so several golfers needed good finishes to move into the top 125 in points to qualify for the playoff events. Still, his 72-hole score is second-best in tournament play at Sedgefield, surpassed only by Carl Pettersson's 191 in 2008. He led 4 up down the back nine in the semifinal, but a few hiccups allowed Humphrey to halve the lead. (more...)
Barcelona vs. Real Betis Barcelona vs. Real Betis
- August 21, 2017

The players of FC Barcelona will wear a special shirt on Sunday evening as they host Real Betis on the first day on the La Liga 2017/18 season. After the terror attack to the Barcelona city few days ago which had 14 deaths were created worst mood on the club's squad. (more...)
Kurt Busch scores top five result in 600th career Cup start Kurt Busch scores top five result in 600th career Cup start
- August 21, 2017

There was also poetry down the stretch in the race as Jones and Matt Kenseth were fighting for positioning late. It was a career-best finish for Erik Jones but it wasn't a career-first win so the youngster from MI still has much to accomplish in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series . (more...)
Cincinnati Open: Grigor Dimitrov wins first Masters 1000 title Cincinnati Open: Grigor Dimitrov wins first Masters 1000 title
- August 21, 2017

But she must face Germany's Julia Goerges in a postponed match, then play the victor of another postponed match between American Sloane Stephens and Russian Ekaterina Makarova in a Friday double on short rest. The match between Dimitrov and Kyrgios , 22, will be their second face-off as professionals, after the first one was won by the Bulgarian at the Indian Wells Masters in 2015. (more...)
Amit Shah sets '360+' BJP target for '19 Amit Shah sets '360+' BJP target for '19
- August 20, 2017

The BJP needs to perform exceptionally well in states where it is in power to achieve the target Shah has set. "We should leave UP", Yadav said. "We have not come to power for 5-10 years, but at least 50 years". Earlier, the BJP President arrived in Bhopal on a three-day visit to the state. He was addressing a section of party workers at a convention hall at Nazarbad on August 16. (more...)