Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Willett's Cup focus sapped by backlash to brother's rant Willett's Cup focus sapped by backlash to brother's rant

Willett has been in the spotlight since his brother wrote a controversial magazine article in which he was highly critical of Americans, and he appeared to be struggling with his game on the final day of practice at Hazeltine National. He said: "Firs...

George Will: Why all the love for the Cubs' consistent failure? George Will: Why all the love for the Cubs' consistent failure?

They do not hide from their legacy of defeat and pratfalls. Stark warned that in the past two years, just one executive has properly predicted a World Series victor, so the endorsements don't necessarily translate to championships. Chicago went int...

Liverpool move second, Chelsea back to winning ways

The performance was not ideal but it was good enough", he said after the match. Milner's spot-kick courtesy of Rangel sealed an impressive comeback for Jurgen Klopp's team and enabled the reds to move to within two points of League leaders Manchest...

Southgate recalls Rashford, Lingard and Johnson in first England squad

The paper alleged that eight current or ex-Premier League managers have taken bribes for player transfers, although the agent who made these claims has since told the BBC that he lied. But the former Middlesbrough manager couldn't hide his pride and ...

Rangers clinch first place, lock up Sox-Indians matchup Rangers clinch first place, lock up Sox-Indians matchup

The reigning World Series champion Royals need one victory in their last two games to guarantee them a fourth consecutive winning season. To be named the number one starter could serve as a crucible that finally melts the "quirky, weird, unorthodox...

Zimmer tells radio show that Peterson has torn meniscus

Despite Peterson's injury, Zimmer remains optimistic about what he has in his stable, with Jerick McKinnon and Matt Asiata providing depth behind the All-Pro running back. Bradford, who joined Minnesota soon after and arrived via a trade with th...

Klopp wants 'angry' Liverpool against Hull Klopp wants 'angry' Liverpool against Hull

They will now shift their focus back to the English Premier League where they will host Hull City on Saturday afternoon. "It is not place to announce line-ups but we have to think about it". Liverpool are likely to have the midfield duo of Adam ...

McIlroy, Pieters trying to ride European momentum McIlroy, Pieters trying to ride European momentum

That's a departure from the last time Davis Love III was captain and made sure everyone sat out at least one match. "We're in a good position". The United States, after seeing its advantage cut to 6.5-5.5 in the morning, is trying to match its pass...

Texans coach O'Brien confirms Watt is out for the year Texans coach O'Brien confirms Watt is out for the year

FILE - In this September 22, 2016, file photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt warms up before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. "Everybody deals with adversity in their lives, many much worse than what...

Boston Red Sox: Pitching leads to 11th straight W

Toronto holds a slim one-game lead over Baltimore atop the AL wild card standings ahead of its upcoming three-game set with the Orioles , and is 4-1 in its past five dates at Fenway. Reynaldo Lopez pitched 5 1/3 superb innings for the Nationals ...

Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup

The U.S. team won three of the afternoon four ball matches, helped in one when Lee Westwood missed a short putt on the 18th hole that would have given he and Danny Willett a half in their match against J.B. "Lee's a standup man and he didn't have a...

Chargers vs. Saints: Who to Watch

The Chargers obtained Rivers from the New York Giants on draft day in 2004, but Rivers held out during training camp and Brees kept his job. In his Thursday media session, without even being asked a question, Pags started right in on praising Brees.

Bills QB Taylor commanding in 16-0 win over Patriots Bills QB Taylor commanding in 16-0 win over Patriots

Helping Garoppolo out is that the Patriots are going to play a Thursday Night game this week, which means he will have a little extra time to recover for the last game without Brady . But it's a good thing that he's letting us have that other op...

76ers Ben Simmons suffers a fractured foot during practice

Simmons became an instant fan favorite before he ever played a game, and expectations were high that he was the cornerstone player who eventually could help turn the Sixers into playoff contenders. When he pushes the ball, you can feel it. But if y...

Arsene Wenger welcomes Arsenal's lucky break to mark his 20th anniversary

Burnley were restricted to a string of long balls towards lone striker Vokes, the Wales global marshalled well by Arsenal defensive duo Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny. However, Burnley's lone forward should have done much better when he ...

Real Madrid coach Zidane not worried by careless displays

Adolfo Bara, La Liga's director general of marketing on future plans and global strategy, told ESPN FC: "For the time being, Barcelona and Real Madrid have given us an amnesty as far as the European Super League is concerned". "He works well with...

Cleverly beats Braehmer by TKO for WBA belt, 2nd world title Cleverly beats Braehmer by TKO for WBA belt, 2nd world title

Braehmer (48-2, 35KOs) may be 37 now but his record is outstanding and he goes into this weekend's clash on the back of 17 straight victories - 10 of them inside the distance. While Cleverly's promoter Eddie Hearn said he is eager to settle the sco...

What to Watch For: Bills vs. Patriots

On the bright side, the defense opened the season allowing 308 yards in a 13-7 loss at Baltimore. Houston ended up being no competition for the Patriots . Patriots lead series, 68-42-1. The Bills have been hard to read so far this year. However...

Costa to Conte's rescue as Chelsea beats Hull 2-0

Our reporter from London Guglielmo Cannavale claims that Conte will switch to a 3-5-2 formation next week-end when the Blues will be travelling to Hull City. We don't forget the past. We know this in the club, and we must continue to change the...

Conor McGregor eyes second belt at UFC 205 in New York City

The wildly popular brawler is fighting in the main event for Eddie Alvarez's lightweight belt - one of three title fights on a card with several matches that could easily headline a different event. "After the Nate Diaz fight, he injured his foot",...

Marvin Jones, Eric Ebron questionable for Lions

Caldwell said the Lions have addressed their lack of takeaways with practice drills created to get the ball loose. "Got to make sure I'm not doing that this week", Williams said. QB Jay Cutler sat out last week's game because of sprained right th...

Giants' Outfielder Angel Pagan Bodyslams Fan Who Ran onto Field

Some dumb fans ran around on the field at the Giants-Dodgers game in San Francisco on Friday night. The fan is actually pretty fortunate he was tackled by one annoyed player, rather than a group of annoyed security guards. Singles by Brandon Crawford...

England players get Allardyce postcard

I am gutted for him that he has lost his job through events off the pitch, rather than on the pitch. Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew, who played alongside Southgate for the south London club, has also been linked to the England job.

BYU vs. Toledo Prediction Roundtable - What's Going To Happen BYU vs. Toledo Prediction Roundtable - What's Going To Happen

Williams broke Eldon Fortie's almost 55-year old record of 272 rushing yards in a single game, gashing Toledo for 286 yards. Jon'Vea Johnson caught three scores and finished with nine receptions for 182 yards. He ripped off several impressive run...

Chiefs RB Charles to play vs. Steelers Chiefs RB Charles to play vs. Steelers

KANSAS CITY: The Chiefs improved to 2-1 on the year and 1-2 against the spread with a 24-3 win over the Jets last Sunday in Kansas City. The Steelers host the New York Jets in Week 5 after the Chiefs make the trip to Pittsburgh in Week 4...

Pat Riley: Chris Bosh's Heat career is over

One that was believed to have formed in one of his legs traveled to a lung and caused problems so severe that he needed to be hospitalized for several days. Just a couple days ago according to a report from ESPN , Bosh failed a physical and the...

Malaysia GP: On form Hamilton sets pace in P2 Malaysia GP: On form Hamilton sets pace in P2

Kevin Magnussen finally made it out of his garage with 49 minutes to go after Renault spent the first half of the session working on the auto following his FP1 fire. His Renault mechanics acted quickly to extinguish the flames and thankfully nobody w...

Rodgers: Celtic would challenge at the top in England

It could go as far as it wants then. 'For Celtic to be in the English pyramid system is very tough because of the size of the club. "It would be frightening prospect but an exciting prospect". Rodgers believes the Parisian is at the best place...

Koeman: Some Everton players struggling with 'attitude' Koeman: Some Everton players struggling with 'attitude'

That was shortly after Christian Benteke had equalised with a superb header of his own, cancelling out Romelu Lukaku's excellent 35th-minute free-kick. The visitors thought they had taken the lead when Delaney, making his 600th league appearance, had...

FA and league chiefs vow to tackle corruption claims

The Daily Telegraph filmed Pino Pagliara, an unlicensed Italian football agent banned from the game for five years in 2005 for match-fixing, boasting about his relationships with several high-profile, unnamed managers. "I've got bank accounts of hi...

Alabama's Chief Justice Is On Trial For Ethics Charges ... Again

The verdict will announced within the next 110 days and will be emailed to the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) and to Moore's attorneys and placed on the court's website. But Moore did acknowledge in a testy cross-examination that his administrativ...

Alabama vs. Kentucky Preview, Prediction, Spread, Game Time, Channel

Hard as the message was to hear, it may have been exactly what the doctor ordered. "Defensively, they definitely played their very best in the last game against SC". The response appeared to catch Harris off guard, as he later tweeted: "It amazes m...

'Big Papi' Bids Regular-Season Farewell To Red Sox Nation 'Big Papi' Bids Regular-Season Farewell To Red Sox Nation

The Red Sox had honored a pair of Yankees greats before their Fenway Park finales, Mariano Rivera in 2013 and Derek Jeter the following year. An overwhelming majority of cheers greeted Ortiz as he was introduced by public address announcer Paul O...

AB de Villiers to miss South Africa series with Australia AB de Villiers to miss South Africa series with Australia

South Africa captain AB de Villiers has been ruled out of their home one-day and away Test series against Australia because of a persistent elbow injury. South Africa skipper AB de Villiers will play no part in South Africa's matches with Austr...

Cowboys DE Gregory suspended 10 games on top of 4-game ban

Randy Gregory has been suspended 10 games by the NFL on top of the four-game ban the Dallas defensive end was already serving for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. "I really don't want to hindsight those ", Jones said on 105.3 The Fan, ...

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