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Watch Tracy McGrady's Ultimate Career Mixtape Watch Tracy McGrady's Ultimate Career Mixtape
- September 09, 2017

He died in March at the age of 77, but his impact on the National Basketball Association can still be felt 14 years after he walked away from the game. (The one who notably hasn't, Paul, still at least has made it out of the first round on four occasions). But that point, too, can be countered. McGrady hit four 3-pointers, including one four-point play and a game-winning triple with a second left in the game to cap off an incredible win. (more...)
Man City v Liverpool Tips Man City v Liverpool Tips
- September 09, 2017

He could have played 15, 20 minutes in the City game , maybe longer, but I think really it makes sense [to leave him out]. The club have turned down three offers for the Rio-born star from Spanish giants Barcelona , with the last one a whopping £118 million, after the Catalonian club having identified Coutinho as their main transfer target. (more...)
Dodgers, Kershaw stand in Rockies' way Dodgers, Kershaw stand in Rockies' way
- September 09, 2017

The Rockies took and early-yet-short-lived lead in the top of the first on Carlos Gonzalez ' second home run in as many days. For fans panicking if a place in October is in jeopardy they should stop, the Dodgers have to just win one game and they're in the playoffs. (more...)
Zlatan Posts Typically Zlatan Message Ahead Of Manchester United Return Zlatan Posts Typically Zlatan Message Ahead Of Manchester United Return
- September 09, 2017

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has issued a warning to manager Jose Mourinho that he is on his way back to dominate on the field. " I wanted to play for him since I was 11, so when you get another chance like that you don't turn it down and I'm really grateful for the second opportunity ". (more...)
Braves Offering Free Tickets To Hurricane Irma Evacuees Braves Offering Free Tickets To Hurricane Irma Evacuees
- September 09, 2017

A Braves official expressed regret for the popular 1984 song " Rock You Like a Hurricane ", which played over the loudspeaker at SunTrust Park while the threat of Hurricane Irma weighs on the minds of Florida residents, including Marlins players and their fans. (more...)
Saints LS Jon Dorenbos suffers aortic aneurysm Saints LS Jon Dorenbos suffers aortic aneurysm
- September 09, 2017

Payton says, "It's a pretty serious condition". Dorenbos suffered an aortic aneurysm, according to Josh Katzenstein , a Saints beat writer for The Times-Picayune. "He's one lucky guy that they found it when they did", said Dr. Michael Boriss, a cardiologist with Cape Regional Physicians Associates who is not involved with Dorenbos and was speaking in general about the condition. (more...)
Pablo Carreno Busta vs Kevin Anderson: US Open Semifinal preview and prediction Pablo Carreno Busta vs Kevin Anderson: US Open Semifinal preview and prediction
- September 09, 2017

Williams reached her third major semifinal of the season - something she last did 15 years ago - by edging two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) on Tuesday night to a soundtrack of thunderous partisan support under a closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium. (more...)
Rafael Nadal playing like a man with something to prove Rafael Nadal playing like a man with something to prove
- September 09, 2017

Kevin Anderson became the first South African in 52 years to reach the US Open final on Saturday, downing Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Nadal also represents some value at [1 .37] against the Argentine, Del Potro , with the King of Clay priced at [1.25] by my model. Pliskova, who had to save a match point to beat China's Zhang Shuai in the second round, needed to fight back from breaks down in both sets to keep her challenge alive. (more...)
Canucks ink Bo Horvat to six-year contract extension Canucks ink Bo Horvat to six-year contract extension
- September 09, 2017

The London, Ontario native did all of this in just his third National Hockey League season. Posting 20 goals and 32 assists last season, he also managed to record a single-season career-best minus-seven plus/minus rating after producing a disappointing mark of minus-30 in 2015-16. (more...)
Anderson emotional after moving to 500 Test wickets Anderson emotional after moving to 500 Test wickets
- September 09, 2017

The Windies are 6/1 and the draw is out to 50s. Shai Hope was 35 not out and Roston Chase three not out. As it was, the delivery was labeled the "ball of the century" and Warne was on his way, becoming the first bowler to take 700 Test wickets and, for all his off-field antics, proving himself to be a shrewd tactician. (more...)
Brewers aim to inch closer to Cubs in NL Central Brewers aim to inch closer to Cubs in NL Central
- September 09, 2017

The versatile Montgomery, who started the season in the bullpen, moved into the Chicago rotation when Jon Lester briefly went on the disabled list and remained there with Jake Arrieta sidelined with a hamstring injury . Both teams are fighting for the division lead in the NL Central, where the Cubs have a five-game advantage over the Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals entering Friday . (more...)
Waltherus Marijne appointed Indian senior men's hockey team chief coach Waltherus Marijne appointed Indian senior men's hockey team chief coach
- September 09, 2017

Hockey India made it clear that both the newly-appointed coaches - Marijne and Harendra - will be with the team till the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. The decision came was a bolt from the blue as Hockey had advertised for Oltmans' successor on its website just three days ago. (more...)
Junior, Logano face win-or-else scenario Junior, Logano face win-or-else scenario
- September 09, 2017

Clint Bowyer now stands 17th in the standings. That's the only possible chance for Dale Earnhardt Jr ., who will retire at the end of the season. Track: Richmond Raceway (oval, 0.75 miles). Wheeler will miss Saturday night's race at Richmond Raceway and the first playoff race in Chicago . Last year: Kyle Busch won after starting seventh - one of 10 wins in just 17 series starts. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka, only T20I India vs Sri Lanka, only T20I
- September 09, 2017

Virat Kohli never ceases to surprise his teammates, opponents and cricket fans with his exploits on the field. However, he showcased his skills in the limited-overs leg of the tour by bowling with dexterity and piling unrelenting pressure on the Lankan batsmen. (more...)
Peng Shuai reaches US Open women's doubles semi-final Peng Shuai reaches US Open women's doubles semi-final
- September 09, 2017

The fourth seeded Indo-Chinese pair dispatched the fifth seed Hungarian-Czech combo 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 in the quarterfinal which lasted 116 minutes. The fourth-seeded pair of Mirza and Peng raced away with a 3-0 lead in the first set, but Martina and Chan bounced back to put it on level terms. (more...)
Tigers Turn Triple Play Against Blue Jays Tigers Turn Triple Play Against Blue Jays
- September 09, 2017

Farmer struck out three batters and gave up five hits along with two runs in five innings of work. Richard Urena, a September callup, belted his first career home run for Toronto (64-77) and Jose Bautista hit his 22nd of the season. 8, 2017. "Castellanos is a great hitter, an 0-0 count, he did exactly what you should on that pitch, just a sinker that kind of leaked back over", Stroman said. (more...)
Wenger: Cazorla could return after Christmas Wenger: Cazorla could return after Christmas
- September 09, 2017

I love my players and I believe in my players. We are at the part of the season where we want our fans behind the team. They will certainly take confidence from their performance against Manchester City , apart from doing the same from the 3-3 draw against the Gunners last season at the Vitality Stadium . (more...)
Police Union: Michael Bennett's Comments 'False and Defamatory' Police Union: Michael Bennett's Comments 'False and Defamatory'
- September 09, 2017

The union's letter, authored by Detective Steve Grammas, claims police had "reasonable suspicion" to detain Bennett while they determined if he was a suspect. "We expect that soon", Burris said. Burris said his office made a request for the videos on August 29 and did so again on Wednesday prior to a press conference conducted by undersheriff Kevin McMahill. (more...)
New York Giants: Former kicker Josh Brown suspended six more games New York Giants: Former kicker Josh Brown suspended six more games
- September 09, 2017

The ban stems from the league's 13 month-long investigation into domestic violence accusations made against Elliott by a former girlfriend. The announcement comes as a Texas judge is deciding whether Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott , suspended for six games this season for alleged domestic violence, will be granted a temporary restraining order that would freeze his suspension. (more...)
Borg pulled from UFC 215 title fight due to illness Borg pulled from UFC 215 title fight due to illness
- September 09, 2017

The UFC medical team was unable to clear Borg ahead of his fight against 125-pound champion Demetrious Johnson . The women's bantamweight champ also pulled out of her originally scheduled rematch with Shevchenko shortly after the weigh-in at UFC 213 in July due to an illness. (more...)
Matt Harvey Registers His First Win for the Mets Since May 28 Matt Harvey Registers His First Win for the Mets Since May 28
- September 08, 2017

Batting fourth in New York's lineup, Nimmo ripped an opposite-field drive off reliever Tim Adleman in the fifth inning that touched just above the orange line on the left-field wall for a home run. Kluber (15-4) struck out 13 in seven innings. "I thought it was a huge step forward for him". "As the strength and arm speed continue to come back, we're going to start seeing some signs that Matt Harvey is certainly on the way back to full recovery". (more...)
Ellis Out For Months Due To Surgery Recovery Ellis Out For Months Due To Surgery Recovery
- September 08, 2017

Ellis was injured during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final but played in the final game of the series despite nursing a lower-body injury. In a statement, Poile said, "The initial prognosis on this type of a knee injury is four to six months". (more...)
Sonny Gray finally gets run support as Yankees rout Orioles
- September 08, 2017

The Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees received a bit of a break from Mother Nature on Wednesday, with the cascading rain allowing the American League East rivals additional time to reflect on the events of Tuesday's chaotic contest at Camden Yards. (more...)
Patriots fans at Gillette Stadium likely won't see Roger Goodell Thursday night Patriots fans at Gillette Stadium likely won't see Roger Goodell Thursday night
- September 08, 2017

There was no ducking this game; Goodell goes to the opening game every year. To help prepare Patriots fans for Goodell's presence, Barstool Sports president David Portnoy gave away 70,000 towels with the Goodell clown-nose on it. This is, in no uncertain terms, really smart marketing. It's quite the troll job by the Patriots, who won't even be playing the Falcons on Thursday night. (more...)
Florida's home opener vs. Northern Colorado cancelled due to Hurricane Irma Florida's home opener vs. Northern Colorado cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
- September 08, 2017

Florida made the wise decision canceling the game. Florida's Saturday home game with Northern Carolina will now kick off at noon Eastern rather than 7:30 p.m. "There is a tremendous amount of stress now on the roads of this state, and the availability of gas, water and other supplies are at critical levels". (more...)
Stokes strikes as West Indies all out for 123 Stokes strikes as West Indies all out for 123
- September 08, 2017

Root pointed to Middlesex bowler Roland-Jones' knowledge of the playing surface at his home ground for the decisio. Tom Westley's [8] hopes of securing a seat on the plane to Australia this winter then took another sizable hit after Joe Root decided against reviewing a successful lbw appeal from fellow captain Jason Holder . (more...)
Diego Costa Set for Fenerbahce Medical Ahead of Loan Move Diego Costa Set for Fenerbahce Medical Ahead of Loan Move
- September 08, 2017

Diego Costa could be handed an exit route from Chelsea with a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce , claim multiple reports. Costa is unlikely to play for Chelsea , with the relationship still strained between him and Antonio Conte after the 28-year-old became enraged by a text message that said that he was no longer needed at the club. (more...)
Alli was 'unlucky' with middle-finger gesture - Pochettino Alli was 'unlucky' with middle-finger gesture - Pochettino
- September 08, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hopes that Dele Alli does not get punished by Federation Internationale de Football Association for his middle-finger gesture in England's win over Slovakia. "It was something with his team-mate, no big issue for Federation Internationale de Football Association or for us". Alli's Tottenham boss Pochettino also added it was "a joke with a team-mate" and Alli's "behaviour is fantastic". (more...)
Arsenal, Chelsea Hoping To Land Thomas Muller During January Transfer Window Arsenal, Chelsea Hoping To Land Thomas Muller During January Transfer Window
- September 08, 2017

With just nine goals for Bayern last season, Muller failed to hit double figures for the first time since the 2008-09 season, and he only played five times then, summing up just how disappointing he was under Carlo Ancelotti last term. Muller, still only 28, has recently lost his starting spot in the Bayern Munich side to Thiago Alcantara as support to Robert Lewandowski. The 2014 FIFA World Cup victor played only 17 minutes of Bayern's latest league match, and has only completed a full 90 ... (more...)
National Basketball Association considering draft lottery reform that would discourage tanking National Basketball Association considering draft lottery reform that would discourage tanking
- September 08, 2017

However, the changes would be phased in gradually and there's no clear sign that the 2018 NBA Draft would be affected, ESPN's sources said . Having hopefully tackled some of the issues of player rest with schedule changes and reduced back-to-backs, National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver has shifted his attention to taking away teams' incentive for tanking and, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , a vote could come as early as before the regular season starts in ... (more...)