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Sale Gives Up Two Home Runs, Yankees Edge Red Sox 4-3

Yet the Red Sox were only 1-2 in those games, and Sale got a no-decision in the lone victory, a 10-inning affair last Sunday night in NY. Sandy Leon drove in one run with a groundout and Bradley delivered a two-out RBI single, with Devers beating Brett Gardner's throw home with a nifty headfirst dive. Read More »

Swansea City 0-4 Man Utd - How the Red Devils rated

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Despite their positive start it's worth remembering Mourinho oversaw his side win their opening three games of last season - albeit scoring six goals - before succumbing to back-to-back defeats against rivals Manchester City and Watford . Read More »

Kyrgios to face Dimitrov in Cincinnati Masters final

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It's probably too early to say, but the 22-year-old tennis player is showing great promise, and he could even become the first Australian Masters series champion since 2003. If Pliskova beats Wozniacki, she will force Halep to win the title to seize the top spot. The match-up between Kyrgios and Dimitrov is also the first Cincinnati Masters final sans at least one Top-10 player dating back to 2006 when No. Read More »

Pogba, Martial and Lukaku find their shooting boots for Man United

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has called on his teammates to keep up the magnificent start to the Premier League season after back-to-back 4-0 victories against West Ham United and Swansea City . "When you have one per week your team has to be much better than when you have two or three and you have no time to train properly". The final 20 minutes of Pogba's brilliant second half resulted in a goal and another assist, His tally is now at two goals and two assists in 180 ... Read More »

Can the Green Bay Packers survive if Aaron Rodgers gets hurt?

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The Green Bay Packers don't have a roster with a lot of question marks, as they appear poised to continue their dominant reign in the NFC North. He did, and looked sharp - throwing a touchdown pass and going 6-of-8 for 37-yards. There were two five-man rushes with just the slot corner blitzing. Kyler Fackrell flashed as a pass rusher last season, but his run defense needs a ton of work. Read More »

Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli relationship

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Tharanga was appointed limited-overs captain to revive the ailing team after their shock 3-2 loss to minnows Zimbabwe . And two wins over India will seal their spot in the marquee event before the September 30 cut-off date. It shouldn't be any different for the opening game of the five-match series starting on Sunday. India too had their share of issues with Anil Kumble stepping down as the head coach of the team following differences with Kohli. Read More »

Erik Jones Wins 1st Cup Pole at Bristol; Truex Jr. 6th

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Pretty cool place to get the first Cup pole. "Hopefully that gives myself a lesson and everyone a lesson of what it really takes to win these races". "I feel like our crew chiefs do well together". "We did nearly everything we needed to do". "A place that after I'm done my forearms are so worn out just because you are so tense". Read More »

Johanna Konta falls to Simona Halep in quarter-finals in Cincinnati

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The men's final will feature two first-timers. Kyrgios eliminated Spain's David Ferrer 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) while Dimitrov dispatched 19th-ranked American John Isner 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10). I knew she could stay there. Just like the opening set, the Romanian build off of the break, adding a second in her very next return game. In the second set, it was re-released to make it 4-2 and 6-2. Read More »

England rout Windies in Edgbaston Test

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Jason Holder , West Indies' captain, has challenged his players to "look themselves in the mirror" and find a way to fight back into the series, after being dealt a humiliating innings-and-209-run defeat in the first Investec Test at Edgbaston . Read More »

Red Sox ace Chris Sale reaches another impressive strikeout feat

He carries a 1.31 WHIP and has actually been much better on the road this year, coming in with a 2.79 ERA in 58 innings as a visiting pitcher. Vasquez was 3-for-3 with a walk and three runs, while Devers totaled two hits. Like many opponents, the current Yankees have some ugly numbers against Sale. He had won six straight decisions and hadn't lost since June 11. Aaron Hicks is 7-for-19 (.368) and Chase Headley 7-for-23 (.304) with two homers. Read More »

Premier League clubs to discuss earlier transfer deadline

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The 2015/16 Champions impressed at times last season and if they can get some early wins in this campaign then they could be a challenger for the higher places. Premier League clubs are at risk of ceding power to European rivals if they shorten the length of the transfer window, according to former player agent Sky Andrew. Read More »

Top flight clubs set to vote on transfer window changes

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They began this season in much the same fashion with a 0-0 draw at home. "There is a phenomenon and then people go looking for solutions". They'll both settle for a point. Wenger was beaming and for once the talk wasn't whether watching Alexis Sanchez will say in N5 - he suffered an abdominal injury on Sunday we had been informed, but the talk was of the resilience his side showed against a very spirited Leicester. Read More »

Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal

Wenger's side crashed to their first Premier League defeat of the season thanks to Jese Rodriguez's 47th-minute strike at the bet365 Stadium . But if the going does get rough for the FA Cup holders on Saturday, Wenger has backed new-boy Kolasinac to handle the pressure. Read More »

Tottenham vs Chelsea match preview

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The Blues then emerged as 4-2 winners in their FA Cup Semi-Final clash at Wembley in April, going on to face Arsenal in the final. They must hold on to their talented squad until the summer transfer window closes to have any hope of challenging their free-spending title rivals. Read More »

Predicted line-up for Premier League clash v Chelsea

Last season, Spurs claimed a 2-0 win in the corresponding fixture, but that game was played at the club's old ground White Hart Lane. The last time these two sides faced each other was at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup semi-final last season. Read More »

Manchester United's Bailly scores first EPL goal, joins elite club

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The problem is when you sell and you don't buy. The Portuguese manager believes all the top six teams from last season have a chance to win the title . But a striker is not just numbers. I think I can still improve and I will do it of course. "Our bench is really good , really strong". He now thinks the addition may have to wait until the winter window, at earliest. Read More »

Manchester United off to best scoring start in 110 years

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Swansea's starting lineup looked pretty weak when it was announced, and with United's commanding performance against West Ham last weekend you feared that an embarrassment might be on the cards for Paul Clement's side. "I look at my players and I am sure some will be better than they were last season, and Anthony is one of those, for sure". "Ibrahimovic was the main goalscorer, but United now have goals from all over the pitch". Read More »

JHS hosts free pet adoption weekend for 'National Clear the Shelters Day'

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ZANESVILLE, Ohio- If you've been thinking about adopting a "fur-ever" friend, Saturday may be the day for you. Considering adopting Saturday? Check out 10 tips for navigating Clear the Shelters Day . "A new pet is like getting a new member of your family". Groton and Ledyard animal control offices have cut their fees to $50 for Saturday's event. All adoption fees will be waived. Read More »

Swansea vs Manchester United match preview

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It was a match that United ought to win. United also knocked on wood seven minutes later when Phil Jones headed Juan Mata's perfectly-flighted free-kick against the crossbar but, in truth, he should have done better. Leroy Fer was issued a yellow card for lunge on Blind, while the left back fired over the crossbar. France worldwide Anthony Martial has been linked with a move to Serie A side Inter Milan in recent weeks, as he has struggled to hold down a regular starting position ... Read More »

Int'l community must come together after cowardly Barcelona attack — Editorial

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A police officer was also lightly injured in the counter-terror operation. No arrests were made. Four people have been arrested and a manhunt is under way for one of the attackers . Jared Tucker , who owned a pool company in Lafayette, California, was in Barcelona on a two-week first wedding anniversary with his wife, Heidi, when the terrorists struck. Read More »

Real Madrid Appeal Against Cristiano Ronaldo Ban Rejected

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A listless first-half performance ended any hope of a Barcelona comeback in the Supercopa de Espana, the Catalans falling to a 2-0 second-leg defeat to lose 5-1 on aggregate against Real Madrid . "But at the same time this is football". Valverde is now just the third coach in history to lose both his first two competitive games as Barca coach. Read More »

Anthony Taylor to referee Tottenham v Chelsea

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Combined with Conte's insistence that title rivals Tottenham - who they face at Wembley tomorrow - are years ahead of his team, painted a picture of a boss finding out just how tough it is to be the manager at Stamford Bridge. The Special One went to note that he always backed the reigning holder to repeat their achievement, and that Chelsea should be no different. "Before, it was hard to think of playing at White Hart Lane, then trying to move and playing in the Champions League". Read More »

Pochettino: 'We must make Wembley our home'

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He said: "He [Mourinho] was very important for me He bought me to Chelsea from Benfica and now when I made a decision to come to Manchester, he was a reason to come here". Alli scored 22 times in all competitions last season and his impressive showings saw him crowned PFA Young Player of the Year for a second successive season. Read More »

LeSean McCoy buys almost $3000 worth of cheesesteaks for Bills players

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Maybe McDermott saw more than he was willing to share publicly when he suddenly stopped practice on the second to last day of training camp to blast his players and assistant coaches in the middle of the field. A little while later, Kendricks blitzed and picked up a sack. It seems to be paying off. McCoy a year ago ran for almost 1,300 yards with an NFL-leading 5.4 average, 14 touchdowns and 50 catches. Read More »

Charlottesville Police Chief Pushes Back On Reports Officers Didn't Intervene

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Trump's remarks have been praised by former KKK leader David Duke . Trump's working vacation at his suburban New Jersey private golf club has been dominated by tensions with North Korea and, more recently, violence in Virginia that lead to three people losing their lives, including one woman who was allegedly rammed by a vehicle driven by a man who admired Adolf Hitler. Read More »

Jaguars open QB job between Bortles, Henne

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As the featured team on this year's season of Hard Knocks , the Bucs are getting the national TV treatment for their second preseason game. Chad Henne got time with the first-team offense Thursday night, and if not for a couple drops his numbers would have looked better. Read More »

14 killed and 100 injured, ISIS claims responsibility — Barcelona terror attacks

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Catalan police tweeted that "there are mortal victims and injured from the crash" without specifying numbers. On Friday morning, a large crowd gathered in the city centre near the site of the attack and held a minute's silence . Another arrest was made in Alcanar, south of Barcelona . Because of the surprise detonation, it was revealed that could have been a more sinister plot by the unknown perpetrators to cause more terroristic acts in Cambrils, Barcelona , and possibly many ... Read More »

Cook passes 200 as England turns the screws

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Both Cook and Root, achieved another milestone when their partnership crossed 228 - which is the highest at the venue. Bowling is supposedly their strong suit but, without the pace of the injured Shannon Gabriel, they were impotent and wayward. Read More »

Spurs' structure ahead of Chelsea - Conte

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Elsewhere last weekend, Man City , Man United , Tottenham and Arsenal all started with wins, with the latter's 4-3 victory over Leicester City a stunning first game of the season. The early dismissal of skipper Cahill was a blow, but the Blues crumbled and it was David Luiz left marshalling a defence which contained debutant Antonio Rudiger and youngster Andreas Christensen, who was making just his second top-flight appearance in England. Read More »

'Excessive and ridiculous. It is persecution' - Ronaldo hits back after ban upheld

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Ronaldo was sent off in freaky fashion, collecting a yellow card for taking his shirt off during a goal celebration before being shown a second for diving. Irrespective of these complaints, he is hopeful that the ban will be reduced. "Yes it is hard, but we aren't going to give up beforehand". The victory Wednesday night continues Los Blancos' incredible run of success under Zidane as they have now lifted seven trophies in the 20 months since the French legend took charge. Read More »

Coutinho vows not to play for Liverpool

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There was nothing Barcelona , La Liga or UEFA could do about it. Liverpool's opening-day draw intensified the scrutiny surrounding their defensive deficiencies and Klopp refused to rule out further signings before the end of the transfer window . Read More »