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Ben Stokes charged by ICC for using foul language Ben Stokes charged by ICC for using foul language
- August 28, 2017

The tourists were ridiculed after a crushing loss at Edgbaston last week, but are on course for a first Test win on English soil for 17 years with two days remaining. The 30-year-old is Alastair Cook's 12th opening partner since the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012. The West Indies were eventually bowled out for 427, which gave them a 169-run lead, when Shannon Gabriel was trapped lbw off the bowling of Stokes for 10 runs. (more...)
Mourinho refuses to take credit for Man United's super subs
- August 28, 2017

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is proving to be a very important player for Manchester United . 'I'm very happy I could assist twice but I enjoyed more of the teamwork than what I have done myself because football is a team sport, ' Mkhitaryan told MUTV. (more...)
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit
- August 28, 2017

Boy Scout and role model to football fans everywhere, Vontaze Burfict is facing a five game suspension , per ESPN's Adam Schefter . The notoriously dirty linebacker will appeal, and an official hearing will be held next week. Suspensions and injuries have limited him to just 26 games over the last three seasons. Make no mistake, Vontaze Burfict is one of the most talented linebackers in the National Football League, and he would be in line to get paid like that if not for his history ... (more...)
The Cubs made sure everybody in Philadelphia went home with a souvenir The Cubs made sure everybody in Philadelphia went home with a souvenir
- August 28, 2017

An.098 career hitter entering, Hendricks started the seventh inning with a single and capped the scoring in the inning with a two-run double as the Cubs sent 11 batters to the plate. You're seeing curveballs, which he's been starting to lay off of. "But I think all and all I've been very happy with his approach". Weirdly, it's the caliber of the pitchers he's facing regularly in the big leagues. (more...)
Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury
- August 28, 2017

Meredith, 24, sustained the injury when he was tackled low by Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien after a 16-yard reception. After catching 66 passes for 888 yards and four touchdowns last season, Meredith entered the season as the clear number one receiver on the Bears' roster. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings Preseason: Ups and downs from Week 3 Minnesota Vikings Preseason: Ups and downs from Week 3
- August 28, 2017

Hoyer thrived against Minnesota's starters, going 12-of-17 for 176 yards and two touchdowns. The defensive struggles weren't the only issue for the Vikings . Offensively, Case Keenum led Minnesota, completing 10 of 14 passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns, one to Rodney Adams and one to Kyle Carter . (more...)
Nats Even Series With Mets Nats Even Series With Mets
- August 28, 2017

The Florida native struck out eight and issued only one walk in 6 2/3 innings at San Diego on Sunday and did not yield a home run in any of the last four outings. Lagares, quickly backing up Taijeron, grabbed the ball and threw to second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera , who relayed a strike to catcher Travis d'Arnaud in time to get Jackson as he made a headfirst slide into home. (more...)
West Ham United Premier League - 27 August 2017 West Ham United Premier League - 27 August 2017
- August 28, 2017

Political machinations and any talk of Benitez being unhappy at the speed of Newcastle's recruitment were forgotten in victory. Goals from Joselu , Ciaran Clark and Aleksandar Mitrovic changed the mood of a city. "Yes, we have to", he said. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez came close to taking the West Ham two years ago. "I expect to be quite busy we're working to find solution to some players". (more...)
Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury
- August 28, 2017

The Chicago training staff announced they believe the injury to be a torn ACL, and confirmed the news later the same day . likely Meredith will not see the field again this season. Earlier this week, the Patriots lost Julian Edelman to a torn ACL. His loss means a greater chance for players like Kendall Wright and Victor Cruz to make the final 53-man roster. (more...)
Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas
- August 28, 2017

A major mid-week trade with conference contender Boston-already unusual enough-that swapped all-star point guards might be on hold due to uncertainty around Celtics star Isaiah Thomas' hip. For the part of Isaiah, he was as surprised as the fans and clearly, he did not see the trade coming. As is usual, the Cavaliers and Celtics conducted a conference call with the league office on Tuesday night before announcing a trade that ratcheted up what has been a dramatic offseason around the ... (more...)
"J'étais trop proche" de Hamilton lors du dernier restart — Vettel
- August 28, 2017

Et pour la cinquième fois de la saison, c'est le premier nommé qui a eu le dernier mot. La McLaren d'Alonso ne peut cependant pas tenir la comparaison face à la Renault et la Force India. Tour 31: La plupart des pilotes profitent de la neutralisation pour rentrer au stand. En 1:49.9 Lewis HAMILTON est le seul pilote à descendre sous la 1:50 au 5é tour. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham signing Davinson Sanchez can become world's best Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham signing Davinson Sanchez can become world's best
- August 28, 2017

The 21-year-old completed his switch from Ajax on Wednesday for a fee reported to be in the region of £42million. Having come through the ranks at Atletico Nacional in his native Colombia, Sanchez spent just one season in the Eredivisie before completing his move to England. (more...)
Cleveland Browns name DeShone Kizer starting QB Cleveland Browns name DeShone Kizer starting QB
- August 28, 2017

He's extremely bright. That's the quarterback of our defense, so he has a lot of input and say from snap to snap what our defense does, so he kind of kind of controls that, and that's a ideal fit for him. Asked what would have to happen for him to win the job, his response was, "I think that's a great question for our general manager". "Again, it is not over with yet". (more...)
India crowned Tri Nation-series champion India crowned Tri Nation-series champion
- August 28, 2017

They drew with Mauritius the other night. "We're in a good shape and looking to finish off the job in a positive note", Constantine said on the eve of the game on Wednesday. After the lemon break, Balwant Singh, who scored the victor against Mauritius, made way for Robin Singh. The Indian defence shall be centered around Sandesh Jhinghan, who would have to assume additional responsibility in the absence of first-choice goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who will join the team later this month ... (more...)
US Women's Open victor Park adds Canadian title to resume US Women's Open victor Park adds Canadian title to resume
- August 28, 2017

Park entered the final round at Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club trailing leaders Nicole Broch Larsen of Denmark and Mo Martin of the United States by four shots but erased the deficit to finish at 13-under 271. I think this week was just ideal for me. "Because I am a rookie, I don't really worry about every shot", she said. "My confidence made me do well this year". (more...)
Menelik Watson surprises teammates, girlfriend with in-game proposal Menelik Watson surprises teammates, girlfriend with in-game proposal
- August 28, 2017

With one of the game's top quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers , the Packers are perennial playoff visitors and remain a viable threat to compete for the Super Bowl. "I didn't know anything". You can catch that preseason mile-high matchup between the Packers and Broncos - right here on WKOW. I would not consider either of them as any more than a handcuff to the starters. (more...)
Rizzo, Hendricks Lead Cubs Past Hoskins, Phillies Rizzo, Hendricks Lead Cubs Past Hoskins, Phillies
- August 28, 2017

After the triple play in the top of the fifth, the Phils erupted for five runs in the bottom of the inning to erase a 3-0 deficit. Javier Baez then hit a sinking liner to left field, and Rhys Hoskins made a diving catch. Hector Neris worked a flawless ninth for his 16th save in 19 chances. The win snapped a two-game skid for the World Series champion Cubs, who entered the contest three games ahead of Milwaukee in the National League Central race. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban
- August 28, 2017

The match kicks off at 3:15 p.m. central, 9:15 p.m.in Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo will play the full 90 minutes of Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Trophy match with Fiorentina on Wednesday, head coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed. Ronaldo is now under investigation over his tax affairs - he denies any wrongdoing - and has been vocal in his criticism of the Spanish FA's disciplinary committee after they handed him a five-game ban. (more...)
More than $25000 raised for men jailed in UAE More than $25000 raised for men jailed in UAE
- August 28, 2017

A transgender woman from Singapore has been sentenced to a year in prison in the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a feminine manner, according to her family. Both Singaporeans were not represented by a lawyer in the Abu Dhabi court, Mr Saiful said. According to the report, "The two believed they would sort out the issue and return home quickly, but were sentenced to a year in prison in a court hearing", and they allegedly "did not retain lawyers at the advice of the Singapore Embassy ... (more...)
Kevin Wimmer to join Stoke City from Tottenham in £15m deal Kevin Wimmer to join Stoke City from Tottenham in £15m deal
- August 28, 2017

Wimmer has been made surplus to requirements at Tottenham by manager Mauricio Pochettino following the club-record arrival of fellow defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax. Stoke have signed Kurt Zouma on loan from Chelsea and Bruno Martins Indi from Porto, but Hughes wants to bring in at least one more centre-back before next Thursday's transfer deadline. (more...)
US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds
- August 28, 2017

Petersburg, though rebounded with more solid results on hard courts, reaching the last eight in Indian Wells and the last four in Miami. The US Open is an end-of-summer ritual like no other: The climax of the professional tennis season is a glamorous, raucous welcome back from the beaches and mountains to NY, a city that imparts on the most enormous of all tennis tournaments its signal swarm and swagger. (more...)
US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds
- August 28, 2017

Petersburg, though rebounded with more solid results on hard courts, reaching the last eight in Indian Wells and the last four in Miami. The US Open is an end-of-summer ritual like no other: The climax of the professional tennis season is a glamorous, raucous welcome back from the beaches and mountains to NY, a city that imparts on the most enormous of all tennis tournaments its signal swarm and swagger. (more...)
Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday
- August 28, 2017

However, NFL.com reported that Petty could miss some time with his MCL injury, leaving McCown and Hackenberg to win the job. And things got ugly against the Giants when he threw two interceptions and both were returned for touchdowns. (more...)
College Football Playoff predictions
- August 28, 2017

In the first three seasons of the CFP, we haven't seen two teams from the same conference make it to the year's final four. Okay, so Penn State does not count as the surprise I promised you. All defense, considering the Crimson Tide lost six defensive starters to the draft last season. "That would be the thing that holds them back this year". (more...)
Rhys Hoskins is the only good part of the Phillies right now Rhys Hoskins is the only good part of the Phillies right now
- August 28, 2017

He remained in the game after a visit from Maddon and the team trainer. He has left the Cubs' erudite manager, Joe Maddon , joking that Hoskins is "going to the Hall of Fame next week". Hoskins' only blemish was a seventh-inning error after moving to first base. Rizzo walked and Tommy La Stella singled to begin the frame. Baez sent a liner to left that was caught by a sliding Hoskins. (more...)
Klopp warns Premier League defenders that Mane will only get better Klopp warns Premier League defenders that Mane will only get better
- August 28, 2017

Ahead of this afternoon's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Arsenal , former Gunners legend Thierry Henry has heaped praise on Liverpool frontman Sadio Mane . Being more clear in all the situations. "You can see Mo (Salah) is on the way there". Not using the body that much, different player, same speed, but different player. (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play
- August 28, 2017

Arsene Wenger has hinted that Alexis Sanchez could yet still sign a new Arsenal deal despite being in the previous year of his contract. Arsenal's top scorer from last season is back in training and could play at Anfield alongside Laurent Koscielny, who is available after suspension. (more...)
Liverpool Vs Arsenal Preview: A High Scoring Entertainer on the Cards Liverpool Vs Arsenal Preview: A High Scoring Entertainer on the Cards
- August 28, 2017

Lacazette - who came on for the final 28 minutes - was probably best being kept out of this one, as Arsenal were swept aside by a red tidal wave of attacks. "A very disappointing performance". For Arsenal though, shocking defensive play, questionable selection choices from manager Arsene Wenger and a general lack of dynamism, will raise fresh questions over the direction the club is heading in. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey forces Texans to Practice At Cowboys' Star In Frisco Hurricane Harvey forces Texans to Practice At Cowboys' Star In Frisco
- August 28, 2017

Thursday at NRG Stadium in another contest that could be impacted by the storm and flooding. Mother Nature is undefeated. We are praying for everybody there. The league office makes the final decision. Displaced by the devastating weather that has caused massive flooding in Houston , the Texans have made arrangements to practice Monday at the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility. (more...)
Asensio magic rescues Real in La Liga Asensio magic rescues Real in La Liga
- August 28, 2017

Los Blancos refused to be beaten, however, and Asensio levelled the scores with a free kick in the 83rd minute. Kondogbia was making his Valencia debut alongside Jeison Murillo , with the pair having joined on loan from Inter Milan this week. (more...)

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