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The US' Ryder Cup dream is dead
- September 30, 2018

A US comeback would have tied the biggest in Ryder Cup play, equaling the four-point American rally in 1999, and would have been the first by the Americans on European soil since 1993. Woods has played on only one winning team in 1999. I realise as a leader of this team and as a captain, the brunt of it is going to be on my plate and I accepted that when I took this role. (more...)
Steelers hope win over Bucs is a sign of things to come Steelers hope win over Bucs is a sign of things to come
- September 30, 2018

Starting Jameis Winston his week would not only be a bad personnel move; it would be an even worse PR blunder. -QB Ryan Fitzpatrick finished Monday's game going 30 of 50 for 411 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions. "I'm happy with the way the first two games went", Fitzpatrick said Monday night. The Buccaneers showed some life in the second half, in control of the ball and down by just three points, hopeful thoughts crept back in. (more...)
Pumped Rory McIlroy Roars Striking Message After Ryder Cup Putt Pumped Rory McIlroy Roars Striking Message After Ryder Cup Putt
- September 30, 2018

We can play well and nothing can happen. He fully understood the role that he had today. "Rory gave me a little bit of freedom (by making par) and it was great to see it roll in". He clearly underestimated the likes of Tommy Fleetwood , last year's Race to Dubai victor, and Francesco Molinari , the Open champion. The five-time major champion received a captain's pick from United States skipper Jim Furyk despite being out of form in recent months, and was erratic in Friday's foursomes ... (more...)
Manchester United fans have more misery piled onto their concerns Manchester United fans have more misery piled onto their concerns
- September 30, 2018

I didn't see that [against West Ham ]. They now lie 10th in the standings and face a midweek clash against Valencia in the Champions League as they seek to rebuild their confidence. It's a top-to-bottom mess at Manchester United right now, and the club badly needs a rudder. Moreover, United's abject performance spoke far more obviously and loudly than did Ferdinand in that there was absolutely nothing about their display which suggested they were a tight unit looking to back their ... (more...)
Buckeyes better buckle up for game at Penn State Buckeyes better buckle up for game at Penn State
- September 30, 2018

Collins will sign autographs along with the 1995 Rose Bowl trophy prior to the game before serving as one of the Nittany Lions' honorary captains for their top 10 clash with No. Sure, there are coaches who wear referee jerseys at press conferences to remind fans of a stripe out, and programs with dynamite entrances , but nobody does a stadium-wide white out quite like Penn State. (more...)
Veterans help Europe seize Ryder Cup lead with foursomes whitewash Veterans help Europe seize Ryder Cup lead with foursomes whitewash
- September 30, 2018

But while Bjorn admitted he is "really, really, really" happy with the first two days, he knows it is not over - pointing to Europe's "Miracle in Medinah" in 2012 when they overturned a four-point deficit on the Sunday to stun the Americans. (more...)
West Ham United beat Manchester United to add to Jose Mourinho's worries West Ham United beat Manchester United to add to Jose Mourinho's worries
- September 30, 2018

He tries to sprinkle his love of football in his writings. "But, there are these windows where you can make a change and once you go beyond a certain one - there's a possibility they get a bit of form there and a deceiving run but you're always one strike from being out at that point". (more...)
Baton Rouge police arrest suspect in shooting death of LSU basketball player Baton Rouge police arrest suspect in shooting death of LSU basketball player
- September 30, 2018

He's been charged with 2nd degree murder . The shooting occurred near the Southern University campus in the 600 block of Harding Boulevard around 12:25 a.m. According to his profile on the university's athletics website, Sims had just begun his junior year. LSU basketball coach Will Wade released a statement Friday morning. (more...)
Real Madrid coach Lopetegui explains Vinicius debut for Atletico draw Real Madrid coach Lopetegui explains Vinicius debut for Atletico draw
- September 30, 2018

He added: "Isco had appendicitis, which is a shame, and we hope that Marcelo is back in a few weeks". Real are joint-top of the standings, locked on 14 points with Barcelona , who have a slightly superior goal difference, despite their surprise 1-1 draw at home to Athletic Bilbao. (more...)
No. 9 Penn State Drops 27-26 Heartbreaker To No No. 9 Penn State Drops 27-26 Heartbreaker To No
- September 30, 2018

The victor of this game will have the inside track to win the Big Ten east division and represent it in the conference championship game. This game also has major implications for the College Football Playoffs. "There was a time", Meyer said, "I thought it was over". All of a sudden, PSU's lead was 26-14. It would have indicated that Penn State is no longer a recruiting class away but is in fact already here. (more...)
Ohio State at Penn State stream, keys, and White Out predictions Ohio State at Penn State stream, keys, and White Out predictions
- September 30, 2018

The Nittany Lions put three more on the board when Haskins was intercepted early in the second quarter to put the Penn State offense in business at the OSU 28-yard line, but the OSU defense kept them out of the endzone and forced a field goal that put PSU up 6-0. (more...)
Murray advances to Shenzhen Open quarterfinals Murray advances to Shenzhen Open quarterfinals
- September 30, 2018

Three-time Grand Slam victor Andy Murray , who is plagued by a hip injury , has plummeted from the top of the tennis world in 2016 to 311th in the rankings. "I feel like I'm able to control the ball very well here". Murray returns Friday for a quarter-final against tournament fifth seed, Fernando Verdasco of Spain, the man who knocked him out of the US Open in the second round back in August. (more...)
CELTICS NOTEBOOK: Kyrie Irving on target on opening day of training camp CELTICS NOTEBOOK: Kyrie Irving on target on opening day of training camp
- September 30, 2018

The number of players returning from last year's squad is a stark difference to the beginning of last season, when just four players returned from the previous season. Stevens said they won't be adding too much more throughout camp, instead focusing on the details on the new plays and sets implemented on Tuesday. (more...)
Ohio State spoils McSorley's night in thrilling comeback Ohio State spoils McSorley's night in thrilling comeback
- September 30, 2018

In front of a record-setting White Out crowd, the Buckeyes triumphed 27-26 on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium. Since then, the Nittany Lions have won three straight, all by almost 40 points or more. McSorley then ran for 12 and threw to tight end Pat Freiermuth for the go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter. McSorley significantly outperformed Haskins - and vaulted himself into the Heisman conversation. (more...)
Superb Sergio Garcia repays Thomas Bjorn’s faith at Ryder Cup Superb Sergio Garcia repays Thomas Bjorn’s faith at Ryder Cup
- September 30, 2018

After Woods made his second birdie of the day on No. 10 to even the match, Molinari birdied Nos. Sent out again by Bjorn, they combined to inflict two crushing defeats on 14-times major champion Tiger Woods on Saturday as the American's miserable weekend continued. (more...)
Arsenal vs. Watford - Football Match Report Arsenal vs. Watford - Football Match Report
- September 30, 2018

However, the German will get more chances to shine, with Emery saying Cech is expected to be out for two to three weeks. After defeats in their first two fixtures of the season, the Gunners have now won their last seven games in all competitions. (more...)
Hazard: Liverpool result proves that Chelsea can challenge for the title Hazard: Liverpool result proves that Chelsea can challenge for the title
- September 30, 2018

The Spaniard was bullied by Victor Moses throughout and it was telling that not only did Hazard make a mockery of the Spaniard for the eventual winner, the Belgian actually took it upon himself to switch wings so he could specifically run at Moreno, knowing the opportunity to beat his man would be more likely to arise on that side. (more...)
Ramsey 'close' to leaving Arsenal after contract withdrawal
- September 30, 2018

Let's hope Cech's injury isn't too serious and he is only out for a couple of weeks but I must admit I'm excited to see how Leno does during the upcoming league games with Fulham and Leicester. But like Everton, Watford had plenty of chances to take the lead and Emery said his team must still find ways to dominate games better. "We need to control the whole 90 minutes more", Emery said. (more...)
Torres, Yanks break single-season home run record Torres, Yanks break single-season home run record
- September 30, 2018

We'll be ready for October". Aroldis Chapman shut down Boston's ninth-inning rally for his 32nd save. The day before at Tampa Bay, they also hit four. "I've never seen it happen before, so that wasn't my first thought". The home run record wasn't the only one to fall. Miguel Andujar hit two doubles and increased his total to 46, the most by a Yankees rookie since Joe DiMaggio hit 44 in 1936. (more...)
Dominant Europe Takes Control of the Ryder Cup as U.S. Struggles
- September 30, 2018

The two will be pitted against Molinari and Fleetwood, who may have scored another point by the time this sentence is complete. Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson set the tone with a 3&2 victory over Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler before McIlroy, who was the only player in the fourballs not to make a single birdie, partnered Ian Poulter to a 4&2 win over Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson . (more...)
J.R. Smith told to cover 'Supreme' tattoo or face fine J.R. Smith told to cover 'Supreme' tattoo or face fine
- September 30, 2018

The NBA is apparently ready to fine Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith for every game he doesn't cover his "Supreme" tattoo on the back of his leg. Smith confirmed the report that the National Basketball Association would fine him for his new ink, taking to Instagram to express his frustration with the league's plans. (more...)
Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City can reach title winning heights Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City can reach title winning heights
- September 30, 2018

That result means City will finish a gameweek top for the first time this season, edging out Liverpool on goal difference. They've been incredibly prolific in front of goal, and have the highest goal differential in the league, scoring 16 more goals than their opponents so far this season. (more...)
Mike Ashley: Newcastle owner's presence at matches a 'positive' says Rafa Benitez Mike Ashley: Newcastle owner's presence at matches a 'positive' says Rafa Benitez
- September 30, 2018

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez gives his reaction after seeing his side lose 2-0 at home to Leicester. Ashley has owned Newcastle for 10 years and although in recent months he has expressed his intention to selling, there have been a number of obstacles putting a deal off - most notably potential buyers baulking at his £400m price tag for the club. (more...)
Ronaldo sets up all three goals as Juve beat Napoli Ronaldo sets up all three goals as Juve beat Napoli
- September 30, 2018

A seventh straight win for Massimiliano Allegri's side means they are now six points clear of second-place Napoli - a lead that could be reduced to five on Sunday should Sassuolo continue their fine start to the season by beating AC Milan. (more...)
Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open Wozniacki, Kerber stunned at Wuhan Open
- September 30, 2018

She will take on Anett Kontaveit - who knocked out Katerina Siniakova 6-4, 6-4 - in the first semi-final on Friday. The upsets continued to come thick and fast on day four, with Monica Puig claiming the scalp of second seed Wozniacki, winning 7-6 (12-10) 7-5. (more...)
Ryder Cup: Infographic breaks down differences between each team
- September 29, 2018

Reed didn't play well Friday morning and was completely erratic off the tee Saturday, placing more and more pressure on Woods to keep his team in the match as a one-man band. Spieth and Thomas, longtime friends who have known each other since junior golf, went 3-1 across the four team sessions. But Thomas certainly would have made a good partner for Fowler; they went 2-0-1 at last year's Presidents Cup. (more...)
Europe sweeps foursomes matches to build 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup Europe sweeps foursomes matches to build 5-3 lead in Ryder Cup
- September 29, 2018

But the heavily favored Americans aren't just playing worse than expected. "It is right at the top. When you clean-sweep, that is something that is pretty special to all those players that are out on that golf course". The 42nd Ryder Cup will be held in France from September 28-30, 2018 at Le Golf National. Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose vs. Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler . (more...)
John Gibbons won't manage Blue Jays in 2019 John Gibbons won't manage Blue Jays in 2019
- September 29, 2018

Chris Devenski (2-3) started the game for Houston (100-58), which clinched the American League West late Tuesday night after a win in Toronto and Oakland's extra-inning loss in Seattle. "These jobs are hard to come by", Gibbons said. "But we'll see. It's not going to destroy me if I don't". Sometimes it can be a long road to get there. (more...)
Ryder Cup: Records tumble as Europe open up four-point lead Ryder Cup: Records tumble as Europe open up four-point lead
- September 29, 2018

As expected, Finau was not in US captain Jim Furyk's lineup for the afternoon foursomes (alternate shot) matches. "We wanted to get everyone out on the golf course today". Koepka says he just wants to move on from the incident, and focus on the game - sending his well wishes to the fan. Finau chipped in for an eagle on the par-4 No. (more...)
Zabaleta backs Rice to go far for the 'Irons' Zabaleta backs Rice to go far for the 'Irons'
- September 29, 2018

Rice is eligible to play for both England and the Republic of Ireland. Sources have suggested that the new offer will be the final one made to Rice following contract negotiations which have become increasingly frustrating for the Premier League club. (more...)

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