Thursday October 19-th, 2017

West Ham ace Lanzini hails 'amazing' win

Lanzini's 65th-minute strike did the damage as West Ham ensured they are mathematically safe from relegation. Chelsea are four points ahead of Spurs and just need two win from four games to seal the title. Significantly, the win leaves Spurs ...

Penguins star Crosby leaves following hit to head

The sight of their captain slowly heading to the dressing room on Monday night following a violent cross-check to the jaw from Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen left his teammates shaken. "I don't think it's something that this game is looking for,...

NHL Playoffs: Minus Crosby, Penguins Edge Capitals to Take 3-1 Lead

Pittsburgh's 3-2 win in Game 4 on Wednesday night gave them a 3-1 series lead on their arch rivals. That is not good news for Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, who suffered what is believed to be the fourth concussion of his National Ho...

Jets cut injured S Marcus Gilchrist, re-sign LB Bruce Carter Jets cut injured S Marcus Gilchrist, re-sign LB Bruce Carter

One this is for certain, the Jets are excited about Adams as well as second-round pick Marcus Maye. The Jets also declined to pick up the fifth-year option on safety Calvin Pryor, their first-round pick in 2014, making him eligible to become a free a...

Monaco revert to Ligue 1 title chase after Champions League blow

Buffon tipped over a Valere Germain's header from a Joao Moutinho free-kick in the dying minutes to leave his side's advantage intact ahead of Tuesday's return leg. But Monaco should have equalised early in the second half, Falcao failing to beat B...

'Arsenal are certainties' to beat Manchester United says Paul Merson

Moaning might be Mourinho's modus operandi, but has the United manager actually got anything to complain about, or would most other managers happily swap places? Mourinho once labelled Wenger a "voyeur" and on another occasion called him a " ...

Red Sox knuckleballer Wright to have season-ending surgery Red Sox knuckleballer Wright to have season-ending surgery

In the last two outings, however, he's looked more like the spring training version of himself with three runs allowed on seven hits over 14 innings in his last two starts. It's no wonder Dombrowski sounded so encouraged after watching Price pitch wi...

No fun in Utah? Jazz fans turn tables on Warriors' razz

Clippers, instead. With head coach Steve Kerr still gone from the team with symptoms from back surgery, the Warriors didn't miss a beat Tuesday night. Long rebounds are basically the next best thing for the Warriors transition game, after a l...

Indians put Kluber on 10-day DL with back issue

He struck out five, and has given up just two earned runs in 14 innings over his last two starts. Fulmer (2-1, 3.19 ERA) has not allowed more than three runs in any of his five starts this season but he's gotten into some trouble in the early going...

Packers release RBs Michael and Jackson Packers release RBs Michael and Jackson

The primary goal of the weekend is to get the young players acclimated to the National Football League and the draft-and-develop Packers team that will be counting on them to contribute when the season begins September 10 against Seattle. The three n...

Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal Prison: Aaron Hernandez elated about acquittal, not suicidal

Look after (redacted) and (redacted) for me-these are my boys ( YOU'RE RICH ). Hernandez, a star tight end for the NFL's New England Patriots from 2010 to 2012, was convicted of killing a MA man in 2013. "It's the Bloods, that's his gang affiliatio...

Aldridge steps up to help Spurs down Rockets 103-92

The team said Friday's procedure was performed by Spurs physician Dr. David Schmidt and a timeline for Parker's return will be determined later. The 34-year-old point guard and future Hall of Famer was looking like he'd been transported back into his...

Man City relying on Gabriel Jesus for positive ending in EPL

Before his injury, City's front three of Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Raheem Sterling gelled so well that Guardiola said they were "the future of the club". "It's your culture. I knew that before I came here and now I realise it when I am here". "...

Warriors coach Mike Brown cracks up over Lonzo Ball's $500 shoes Warriors coach Mike Brown cracks up over Lonzo Ball's $500 shoes

Despite the laughs that have been had at Lonzo and LaVar failing to secure a deal with the Big Three shoe companies, the shoes themselves are quite clean. After the shoes went up for sale online at around 3:55 p.m. ET Thursday, LaVar , Lonzo a...

Joey Logano Can't Use Richmond Win for NASCAR Playoffs After Failed Inspection Joey Logano Can't Use Richmond Win for NASCAR Playoffs After Failed Inspection

Should Logano make the postseason, the five playoff points that come with the Richmond victory would not count. Logano was also docked 25 driver points and the team was penalized 25 owner points. "It wasn't a big deal, but the rule was written in bla...

Road sweet road: LeBron relishes away games in playoffs Road sweet road: LeBron relishes away games in playoffs

The Cavaliers were plus 15 during the 22 minutes, 35 seconds Smith was on the floor in Game 2. "It's frustrating. Now just have the idle time of having to wait until (Game 3) Friday night to redeem yourself". Lowry was making fearless talk Wednesday ...

Carolina Panthers sign draft picks WR Curtis Samuel, DE Daeshon Hall Carolina Panthers sign draft picks WR Curtis Samuel, DE Daeshon Hall

Last season, McCaffrey led FBS with 211.6 all-purpose yards per game and ranked fourth in average rushing yards per game (145.7). The former Stanford star broke Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yards record in 2015 by racking up 3,864 yards a...

All Wet: Sloppy Track Awaits Kentucky Oaks

The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. While Saturday's Run for the Roses has been billed as wide open, Demling considers it a two-horse race. Victor of his first four starts with three coming at Churchill ...

Muntari ban overturned by Italy court - FIFPro union Muntari ban overturned by Italy court - FIFPro union

Angered that he was treated like a "criminal", Sulley Muntari won his fight with Italian soccer authorities on Friday to overturn a one-match ban for walking off the field in response to racist abuse. FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio told national ne...

Transition-oriented Wizards getting physical in postseason

Oubre had seen the video, splashed all over social media. We've got to continue to set screens and get guys open. Oubre then pops up and charges at Olynyk, shoving him to the ground and running into a referee along the way. He eventually was joined b...

Leafs' series against Capitals shines light on Toronto's bright future

Nevertheless, he believed in the lessons learned from the surprising season. Some players will not be back in the fall and that's just part of the process of not only building a winning team but a team that is able to win playoff series. Matthews p...

Green Bay Packers cut Christine Michael after drafting three running backs

One had to imagine he won't factor in to the offense next season. In fact, as a true freshman in 2013, he worked at safety and linebacker. Alvin is a starting linebacker for UTEP, and the twins have been playing football together since age 5 in Clark...

Jay Cutler auditions for gig with FOX Jay Cutler auditions for gig with FOX

Cutler's agent, Bus Cook, told NFL Network he believed Cutler still wanted to play football. "Any football player would be smart to explore his options in case he doesn't play anymore". If Cutler does indeed grab Fox's number two analyst spot, the fi...

UNC Women's Tennis Earns No. 2 Overall Seed for NCAA Tournament UNC Women's Tennis Earns No. 2 Overall Seed for NCAA Tournament

The Eagles and Lady Vols will square off at 1 p.m. Friday on the campus of Duke University. The Winthrop women's tennis team will head to Durham, N.C., to take on Tennessee in the opening round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship. The Cowgirls ...

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

However, similarly to when Rudy Gobert left Game One, the Clippers could not capitalize. Rivers averaged a career-high 12 points and 2.8 assists during the regular season, in a reserve role along with 29 starts. What's Next? The Clippers play the ...

Glennon was at Bears' draft party when they drafted Trubisky Glennon was at Bears' draft party when they drafted Trubisky

Spectators are given the chance to see where their alma mater's players end up, and also make assumptions about which players will be successful (or not) at the game's highest level. However, Trubisky's inexperience brings a lot of risk. Combined wit...

NFL Draft: Browns finally get their quarterback in Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer NFL Draft: Browns finally get their quarterback in Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer

Brugler ranked him as his second QB, behind only Mitch Trubisky. After passing on quarterbacks in the first round, Cleveland selected Kizer in the second round with the No. And that's his rookie class. Tom Brady gets a trio of veteran weapons: Cook...

Green says Warriors prepared to play without Kerr Green says Warriors prepared to play without Kerr

Golden State Warriors' assistant coach Ron Adams reacts to an official's call during Warriors' 112-108 win over Los Angeles Clippers during National Basketball Association game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, November 4, 2015.

Nastase suspended by ITF for hurling abuse during Fed Cup

Play resumed about 25 minutes later and the Briton won five straight games for a 6-2 6-3 victory to level the tie. After the day's events, which finished in Konta winning the rubber over Sorana Cirstea, Cirstea voiced her frustration about events t...

Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

Matt Niskanen and Nicklas Backstrom scored for the Capitals. "If you don't have the goalies , it's hard to win", Capitals coach Barry Trotz said Friday. What few chances the Penguins had, they scored on. "I think sometimes we get a little impati...

Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral Isaiah Thomas to play Game 2, then fly to sister's funeral

Through two games of their first-round playoff series with the Chicago Bulls the Celtics don't look like a team that should have stood pat at the trade deadline or one that can stick around past the first round of the playoffs. Bradley Beal scored ...

Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff Cavs go 2-0 up in Pacers playoff

Defensively, we just didn't play that right. Of course, LeBron may also need to work out his own kinks, as he had 8 of Cleveland 19 turnovers in Game 2 . San Antonio led for all but 13 seconds in winning its 10th consecutive postseason game over M...

Rangers Insider: Henrik Lundqvist comes to the rescue on Brady blooper

Can Henrik Lundqvist continue his post-season resurgence or will Erik Karlsson lead the Senators to another surprise victory? The atmosphere in Ottawa was a departure from what the Rangers experienced in the rabid and raucous Bell Centre against th...

Anthony Joshua keen to take on 'real villain' Tyson Fury Anthony Joshua keen to take on 'real villain' Tyson Fury

Ortiz boasts a near ideal record of 27-0-KO23 and has claimed that - despite defeat - Wladimir Klitschko managed to expose a number of weaknesses in Joshua's game that he will be able to exploit. It's up to him. He was ringside at Wembley and made it...

Nadal beats Thiem to win 10th title in Barcelona

Seven days after lifting the Monte-Carlo trophy, Nadal won a 10th title at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell when he defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday afternoon. Nadal will go for a 10th title at the French Open in a month's time, and on thi...

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