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Tiger is back with a bang
- September 25, 2018

His victories once piled dependably like spent calendar pages, the level and style of his success so singular it can best be described tautologically: He was Tiger Woods . "I started to be reminded about that the moment I took this opportunity as captain", he said. The Tiger boost manifested itself earlier in the year during majors in which he was in contention. (more...)
Key Man City star to miss Premier League meeting Key Man City star to miss Premier League meeting
- September 25, 2018

With Mignolet set to be handed a first run out of the campaign, Klopp was asked on how the "keeper has responded to Alisson's summer arrival and subsequent installation as the Reds " No.1. For all Liverpool's firepower, it is their defence that has been most impressive this season, keeping another clean sheet and barely allowing Southampton a shot on target. (more...)
Everson Griffen involved in incident at Minneapolis hotel Everson Griffen involved in incident at Minneapolis hotel
- September 25, 2018

The Minneapolis Police Department redacted that person's name from the report, but a source confirmed that it was indeed Griffen named in the report. Concerned staff waited for police in an office. It's not known if Griffen will travel with the Vikings to Los Angeles for Thursday's game against the Rams. The first arrest was for public drunkenness and the second came after he failed to produce identification after being pulled over and attempted to elude officers on foot. (more...)
Road to redemption - Tiger's fall and rise Road to redemption - Tiger's fall and rise
- September 25, 2018

But on Sunday, fellow golfers, fans and celebrity athletes took to social media to hail the " comeback of all comebacks ". "I've worked my way back, and I couldn't have done it without those around me ... His season-ending Tour Championship victory sent social media into frenzy, much like it had the raucous crowd around the 18th green. He won the Tour Championship by two shots at 11 under par. (more...)
Roughing call on Clay Matthews raises questions in Packers' loss to Redskins Roughing call on Clay Matthews raises questions in Packers' loss to Redskins
- September 25, 2018

Visit SportsLine now to see which side is a must-back Sunday, all from an accomplished analyst who is an incredible 13-0 on picks involving these teams . You've got to be able to deal with adversity. I think they're getting soft. The defense wasn't ideal, either. Peterson punched in a two-yard gain from the goal line. (more...)
Penn State Opens As 3.5-Point Underdog Against Ohio State Penn State Opens As 3.5-Point Underdog Against Ohio State
- September 25, 2018

The latest AP poll was released Sunday afternoon, and the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions continue to pace five ranked Big Ten teams. They are also 1-4 against the spread following games that they've won by more than 20 points. 2 Lions. This will be the first time Penn State is a home underdog since the last time Ohio State came to town in 2016. The Nittany Lions lead the NCAA in scoring with an average of 55.5 points per game, which tops the Buckeyes' average of 54.5 points per game. (more...)
Internet reacts to Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot 'Gritty' Internet reacts to Philadelphia Flyers' new mascot 'Gritty'
- September 25, 2018

He has some oddities that are both humorous and odd. That being said, there's no denying that he's one of our own . Never one to hold back, the internet promptly exploded with reactions to the Grimace-like predator. This is the first time the club has introduced a mascot since. "I've never seen that thing before in my life". The intense, even frightening figure flies in the face of the NHL's more kid-friendly mascots, like Toronto's good-natured polar bear "Carlton" or Calgary's lovable ... (more...)
Ronaldo and Messi's The Best absence "disrespectful" - Capello
- September 25, 2018

Ronaldo is hoping to make it a hat-trick of awards in the Best Men's Player category, having won the title in each of the two previous years, and this time round finds himself up against former Real Madrid teammate Luka Modric and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah . (more...)
Heat again drawn into star speculation, this time with Jimmy Butler Heat again drawn into star speculation, this time with Jimmy Butler
- September 25, 2018

Currently, Butler is under contract for the next two years, where he is due to make $20.44 million in 2018-2019 and $19.84 million in 2019-2020. Wojnarowski is the same National Basketball Association insider that reported Jimmy Butler's three preferred trade destinations: the New York Knicks , the Brooklyn Nets , and the Los Angeles Clippers . (more...)
Jets Inquire With Steelers On LeVeon Bell Trade Jets Inquire With Steelers On LeVeon Bell Trade
- September 25, 2018

ESPN reported Sunday that the Steelers are now open to trading Bell after initially saying they were not interested. But that team would likely need to have some unofficial deal in place for Bell before pulling the trigger on any trade with the Steelers. (more...)
Klizan battles past Wawrinka into St Petersburg's final Klizan battles past Wawrinka into St Petersburg's final
- September 25, 2018

Klizan, who was the champion in St. Petersburg in 2012, came from a set down to defeat the three-time Grand Slam victor 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 17 minutes. Next up for Kliazn will be either top-seed Dominic Thiem of Austria or fifth-seed Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain. Medvedev fought back and broke halfway into the second set to pull the scores level after one hour nine minutes on court. (more...)
Dolphins lineman's ACL tear brings sack controversy to fever pitch Dolphins lineman's ACL tear brings sack controversy to fever pitch
- September 25, 2018

Critics point out it is hard to make a clean tackle without putting weight on a quarterback. "He was trying to not put his body weight on the quarterback and that happened", Dolphins coach Adam Gase bluntly said Monday of Hayes' injury, via the Orlando Sentinel's Omar Kelly. (more...)
Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world´s best Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi era to be crowned world´s best
- September 25, 2018

There will be a total of nine categories including the best manager and the best goalkeeper awards. Messi was incredibly not nominated for the award, as Ronaldo, Luka Modrić and Mohamed Salah were deemed to have had better seasons than the Argentine. (more...)
Serena keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row Serena keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row
- September 25, 2018

Williams did not answer a question about whether she regretted the decision to break her racket on the court, with footage showing her publicist stepping in during the interview. Earlier, Williams took aim at her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou , for admitting that he was coaching her. "We've never had signals, and he said he made a motion". (more...)
Giroud, Morata battle for Chelsea starting spot Giroud, Morata battle for Chelsea starting spot
- September 25, 2018

He believes French World Cup victor Olivier Giroud should start with Hazard in front. As Morata and Giroud draw defenders to themselves, they open up spaces for Hazard to wreck havoc and if Cardiff is a good sampling then, this is a master game-plan to bring the hazard out of Hazard . (more...)
Insane TV rating numbers show how much Tiger Woods means to golf
- September 25, 2018

His season-ending Tour Championship victory sent social media into frenzy, much like it had the raucous crowd around the 18th green. Niklaus congratulated Woods on Twitter. Only the peaks for The Masters (11.03) and PGA Championship (8.28) drew a higher rating in 2018. Woods' victory still does not count as a major. Cheyenne Woods, Tiger's niece, knows just how hard her famous uncle has worked to reach this point and what this title means to him, tweeting: "This is a special one". (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis signs with LeBron James' agent New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis signs with LeBron James' agent
- September 25, 2018

Former NBA executive Bobby Marks, now of ESPN, reports Davis is joining Klutch's growing stable of high-profile players. The 25-year-old center has averaged 28.1 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists during his first six seasons with the Pelicans. (more...)
Ronaldo, Messi to miss FIFA The Best awards Ronaldo, Messi to miss FIFA The Best awards
- September 25, 2018

The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Madrid won a third straight Champions League, and he inspired Croatia to reach the World Cup final for the first time . "The birth of the Ballon d'Or Feminin is a step further for the evolution of our sport", she told France Football . It's been a big year for Luka Modric , who won another Champions League title and guided Croatia to their first World Cup final . (more...)
Garoppolo done for season with torn ACL Garoppolo done for season with torn ACL
- September 25, 2018

San Francisco, which sits at 1-2 after Week 3, is 6-2 with Garoppolo under center since he came over from the New England Patriots last October - and 1-10 without him. The 49ers quarterback was 20/30 for 251 yards and two touchdown passes, along with 23 rushing yards. The Niners were banking on quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo following up his fantastic close to the 2017 season with another big year. (more...)
Real battle to beat Espanyol Real battle to beat Espanyol
- September 24, 2018

Raphael Varane said Real Madrid can not expect to win easily every week after Julen Lopetegui's side battled to a tight 1-0 victory against Espanyol . Real Madrid continued to dominate the match and to put pressure on Espanyol in the second half. "They're very professional and they want to prove that to everyone, and with respect to the work of the three goalkeepers we have, there are no problems ". (more...)
Clement Lenglet red card unfair, says Girona’s Pere Pons after Barca draw Clement Lenglet red card unfair, says Girona’s Pere Pons after Barca draw
- September 24, 2018

Gerard Pique levelled the game in the 63rd minute but the Catalan giants were unable to grab a victor in the remaining time. However, the game will be remembered very differently by their home side who felt aggrieved by the sending off of new signing Clement Lenglet when Barcelona led 1-0. (more...)
Messi and Ronaldo to decide world's best young player Messi and Ronaldo to decide world's best young player
- September 24, 2018

But there will be a relatively little-known Australian, Riley McGree , among them as he eyes the coveted goal of the year award. He looks to be the favourite to be named Best Men's Player after helping Real Madrid to Champions League and Club World Cup success in 2017/18, before leading Croatia to the World Cup semi-finals and scooping the Golden Ball award as the best player at Russian Federation 2018. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard focused on this season with Toronto Raptors Kawhi Leonard focused on this season with Toronto Raptors
- September 24, 2018

He said he'll get to know Leonard and is excited about the possibilities, goes way back with Green - since they played against each other many times as youths coming up on the New York/Philadelphia basketball scene, and has only one goal in mind: "Trying to win a gold ball (championship)". (more...)
Arsenal's Petr Cech Unai Emery more focussed on results than Arsene Wenger Arsenal's Petr Cech Unai Emery more focussed on results than Arsene Wenger
- September 24, 2018

Three minutes later it was 2-0 in controversial fashion, Ozil crossing low and Ramsey flicking to Aubameyang, who turned the ball home from an offside position only for the flag to stay down. "What we lacked in the past - I would say the " Arsenal way" was more important than getting the points sometimes and this is not how you win the league", said Cech, who was a champion on four occasions at his previous club, Chelsea . (more...)
49ers Fear Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL Against Chiefs 49ers Fear Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL Against Chiefs
- September 24, 2018

The Chiefs are now 3-0 and Mahomes has the most touchdowns (13) through the first three games of a season in National Football League history. Peyton Manning threw 12 to start the 2013 campaign. San Francisco proceeded to kick it deep rather than try an onside kick. The Chiefs picked up a first down on a penalty, and Hunt churned his way for two more first downs to put the game away. (more...)
Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best
- September 24, 2018

It is the same reasoning he gave when he withdrew from the Portugal squad for the most recent global break. Ronaldo is also vying for the Player of the Year gong, where his biggest rival appears to be Modric . He is nominated for goal of the year for an effort, ironically, against the team he would go on to join, Juventus . Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards is under threat from Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka ... (more...)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba calls for more attacking football at Old Trafford Manchester United's Paul Pogba calls for more attacking football at Old Trafford
- September 24, 2018

United, for his liking, simply do not play on the front foot almost as much as they should at home. I think teams are scared when they see Manchester United attacking and attacking. The 25-year-old French World Cup-winning midfielder's criticism comes shortly after it appeared that he and manager Jose Mourinho were mending their rift. (more...)
Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole
- September 24, 2018

The atmosphere was electric as Woods made his way to the final hole, and he was visibly emotional after sinking his last putt, with barely a dry eye in the house. Woods, however, gave his army of fans roaring him on a scare though when back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16th holes cut his lead to two with two to play. (more...)
Fed-up Steelers put Le'Veon Bell on trade block Fed-up Steelers put Le'Veon Bell on trade block
- September 24, 2018

The All-Star running back has sat out the first two games of the season, and it doesn't look like he plans on returning anytime soon. And No. 2, Bell's contract. And while the market for his services is unlikely to expand beyond a half dozen teams, and while there are all of the natural caveats I just listed about Bell, I'd still make the case for a handful of teams going for it and taking the chance. (more...)
Nothing personal, Lions, but Rob Gronkowski reportedly nixed a trade Nothing personal, Lions, but Rob Gronkowski reportedly nixed a trade
- September 24, 2018

The former All-Pro receiver, who the Patriots acquired from Cleveland, was on the inactive list for Sunday's 8:20 p.m. game against Detroit . However, once he was informed that New England was serious about trading him, Gronkowski threatened to retire. (more...)

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