Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Russia Win Confed Cup Opener

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is also coming to St. Petersburg on Saturday for the opening of the tournament. When the Russian players - some unknown outside their home country - were given center stage, they forced an own goal from New Zealand ...

Dana White Expects Conor McGregor to Defend UFC Title Before Year's End Dana White Expects Conor McGregor to Defend UFC Title Before Year's End

He walks the walk and talks the talk. Having witnessed McGregor's power first hand, Lobov is in no doubt that Mayweather's proud undefeated record is about to come to an abrupt end at the MGM Garden on August 26. Mayweather-Pacquiao was years t...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

Open . KEY STATISTIC: Fowler matched the first-round record in relation to par, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf, who each shot 7-under 63 in 1980 at Baltusrol. On the golf course, there was only a barrage of birdies. "I'm very happy wi...

Mikhail Sergachev found out about trade to Lightning via Twitter Mikhail Sergachev found out about trade to Lightning via Twitter

I feel like I had enough juniors and I played a lot in juniors and I learned a lot in those two years. Ken Campbell of The Hockey News provided the details on what could Montreal's next pursuit. "I expect he's going to have a long and successful ca...

White Sox Cough Up Lead, Fall to Blue Jays White Sox Cough Up Lead, Fall to Blue Jays

In his past 10 starts against Toronto, Shields is 6-1 with a 2.14 ERA. "I feel pretty solid to go", Shields told reporters after his final rehab start. In 16 2/3 innings in his three starts with the White Sox this season, he has allowed nine hits, ...

Casey overcomes triple-bogey to tie for US Open lead

Open starts-had him sounding more positive after the round than his score would suggest. But consider the fact that he started par-birdie-bogey-par-triple-bogey to drop all the way to 2 under, five back of Fowler at the time. Eight of the top 12 in ...

Cavs' Kyrie Irving Surprises Dad with Home Renovation Cavs' Kyrie Irving Surprises Dad with Home Renovation

The Golden State Warriors defeated Irving and the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , taking the series in five games. It is interesting to note that LeBron James , who is Irving's teammate, believes that Allen Iverson is "pound for pound, the ...

ICC Champions Trophy: You can't rest on your laurels, says Virat Kohli ICC Champions Trophy: You can't rest on your laurels, says Virat Kohli

Ab de Villiers and Faf du Plessis looked good in the early going, but a miscommunication in the middle arrested the team's momentum. This is the third time these two players have been involved in a runout with eachother in a ICC match. "When those...

Real Madrid Wins UEFA Champions League Real Madrid Wins UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid is the first team since the late 80's with AC Milan to win consecutive Champions League . Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo saw Real add to their La Liga success and become the only club in the Champions League era to successfu...

Vikings Induct Randy Moss, Ahmad Rashad To 2017 Ring Of Honor Vikings Induct Randy Moss, Ahmad Rashad To 2017 Ring Of Honor

He led the team in receiving three times (1977, '79 and '80) and was the first Vikings receiver to notch consecutive 1,000-yard seasons. He finished his career in 2012 with the San Francisco 49ers . Moss, second in Vikings franchise history with 91 ...

Indian Ministry Accidentally Praise Its 'Work' on Morocco-Spain Border Indian Ministry Accidentally Praise Its 'Work' on Morocco-Spain Border

However, after the picture went viral on social media, it was observed that the MHA used a picture of the Spain-Moroccan border in its report. The faux pas came to light when a website reported about it, providing the picture printed in the Annua...

Bellerin 'torn' on Barca move Bellerin 'torn' on Barca move

The full-back has always been linked with a Camp Nou return although Barca are also reportedly interested in signing Benfica's Nelson Semedo. "I have spoken to Bellerin but it is not an easy situation because Arsenal trusted in him since he was a...

Pilot hurt after blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin

It is the 117th U.S. Open. The pilot remained with the blimp as it slowly descended to the ground. The Floriday-based company that owns the blimp, AirSign, is looking into the crash, said Catherine Walsh, a company sales representative.

Sabres hire Housely as head coach Sabres hire Housely as head coach

This will be his first head coaching job in the National Hockey League. "His approach to the game aligns with the way we envision our hockey team playing, and we're excited to see where his leadership will take us". Dan Bylsma was billed as a player...

Ex-sparring partner predicts 'easy' win for Mayweather in McGregor fight

McGregor replied: "If you're asking would I like to fight Floyd I mean who would not like to dance around the ring for $180 million". Now it's time to work on the other. Espinoza said that Showtime, who had a promotional deal with Mayweather , we...

Washington names ex-Buc Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel Washington names ex-Buc Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel

In 2005, Williams and Shack Harris established The Shack Harris & Doug Williams Foundation with the function of providing grants for after-school initiatives, leadership development, mentoring programs and minority higher education assistance for e...

Orlando City striker Cyle Larin arrested on DUI charge Orlando City striker Cyle Larin arrested on DUI charge

He remained in jail pending the posting of a bond when news of his arrest emerged around 9am ET on Thursday. Major League Soccer said Thursday that Larin will undergo an assessment by the Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health program doctors and ...

Agent responds to reports Chelsea want Italian forward to replace Eden Hazard Agent responds to reports Chelsea want Italian forward to replace Eden Hazard

Insigne enjoyed a fine campaign at Napoli and has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea , where he is highly rated by manager Antonio Conte . Insigne had been rumoured to be on the radar of the Premier League champions, particularly if curre...

Scherzer gets to 2000 Ks, but Rangers beat Nationals 5-1 Scherzer gets to 2000 Ks, but Rangers beat Nationals 5-1

Shin-Soo Choo slugged his ninth homer and second in as many games as Texas completed its first road sweep of the season. He led all pitchers with 284 K's in 2016, and his 12.2 strikeouts per nine innings in 2017 would be a career best. Alex Claudio ...

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

Ostapenko is next scheduled to play at 's-Hertogenbosch while Halep is scheduled to return in Birmingham. She waited till they finally settled down, stepped in and coolly served out the set. In the run-up to Paris , she had won the title in M...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Based on Brown's tweet , numerous other outlets started reporting the "news" that the Warriors had unanimously chose to boycott their White House visit . The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Steph Curry, the te...

Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever' Stan Wawrinka: 'Rafael Nadal is playing his best tennis ever'

A 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. "For sure he's playing the best he's ever played ". "This final to win La D...

Diego Costa resigned to Chelsea exit but keen on rejoining Atletico Madrid

He added after Spain's 2-2 draw with Colombia: "It is a shame, I have already forwarded the message to Chelsea people to decide". "I have two years left on my contract with Chelsea , they have to realise what they want to do with me". "Everybody...

Kevin Durant lauds Kyrie Irving, says he's better than Allen Iverson Kevin Durant lauds Kyrie Irving, says he's better than Allen Iverson

While the Warriors needed just five games to defeat Cleveland in the 2017 NBA Finals, the champs had no answers for Cavs guard Kyrie Irving . A lot has changed for Kevin Durant since 2014. While Irving finishes his drives with jaw-dropping...

President Trump says man who shot congressman is dead

Senator Bernie Sanders condemned the shooting and said the suspect "apparently volunteered" on his presidential campaign. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., who represents the Illinois Quad-Cities, also reacted with alarm, saying her thoughts and praye...

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Artemis Racing was a new syndicate four years ago but was devastated by the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson when its 72-foot catamaran broke apart during a training run in May 2013. He was knighted several months after win...

ICC ODI Players Rankings: Virat Kohli regains top spot in batsmen category

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has continued his love affair with the ICC Champions Trophy by returning to the top-10. Kohli was last placed at the top spot in January 2017. Hazlewood took nine wickets in his three matches in England but the weathe...

Deflated Wawrinka says was too hesitant in French Open final Deflated Wawrinka says was too hesitant in French Open final

The significance of what these two greats have accomplished in the last six months can not be understated. If you hesitate for half a second, it's already too late. "But that's clearly his best he ever play". Nadal won all 12 service games, made a ...

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England

De Villiers takes over from Faf du Plessis , who has returned home, following South Africa's group-stage exit from the Champions Trophy , to attend the birth of his first child. . "There's more than enough talent, and we've just got to get it right...

Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

The Brazil No10 left Wright for dead before finding Souza in the box - who rifled the ball past Mitchell Langerak in goal and into the back of the net. "I just have to be thankful for making two goals and being able to help the team win". It do...

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Durant shot 14 of 20 overall and 5 of 8 on 3-pointers, hitting three of his threes during the critical second-quarter run that lasted more than seven minutes and turned a 41-33 deficit into a 61-45 advantage. "I feel great, and I'm ready to pop some ...

Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

This was the first time she had ever reached the fourth round of the French Open in the women's singles - her best run at a Grand Slam was a quarter-final finish at the 2015 US Open. She was under pressure in nearly every game - often self-inflic...

Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

However, after a long period of on-court confusion, it was determined that Green was not assessed a tech in the first quarter to begin with. People nationwide have conducted searches for all players of the National Basketball Association, and it se...

Marco Verratti's agent opens up about midfielder's future amid Chelsea link Marco Verratti's agent opens up about midfielder's future amid Chelsea link

PSG saw their dominance of French football inspired by Leonardo Jardim's enthralling Monaco, leading to talk Verratti could leave for a new challenge elsewhere. In this meeting, Di Campli confirmed his client's desire to quit Les Parisiens this ...

IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

Power won this race in 2011. Wrecks ruled the night up until the end. Despite the carnage, the crowd estimated at 40,000 gave what was left of the field a standing ovation after Power took the checkered flag. That isn't any solace to the drivers al...

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