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Mets pencil in Matz for Friday; deGrom has elbow surgery

Rubin also adds that doctors will move the ulnar nerve to help relieve the elbow pain and finger numbness that deGrom has been experiencing, but that he expects to be ready in time for spring training. DeGrom went 3-1 in the playoffs past year includ...

Cowboys' Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totalling 14 games

The Cowboys are in dire need of pass rushers with multiple suspensions and injuries plaguing its defensive line, but they will be without Gregory for the majority of the season. Randy Gregory has dropped his appeal of his 10-game suspension. Just bef...

'Mission accomplished': Curtain comes down on Rio Paralympics

Spectators were dazzled as fireworks lit up the Maracana as the games were brought to a close and the Paralympic flag was passed on to the Mayor of Tokyo. The countdown to the opening ceremony gets underway. And tensions over a ban imposed by the I...

Stewart's injury means more time for Whittaker, Artis-Payne

The 27-year-old Whittaker is just looking to help out where he can. Stewart was a 2015 Pro Bowler after he tallied 989 rushing yards and seven total touchdowns. Artis-Payne was inactive for the Panthers' first two games with almost the entire roste...

New champions add to fresh look of US Open

It would be all one-sided from the second set onward though, and unfortunately for Djokovic, the momentum would switch sides to his opponent Wawrinka, who went on to win all three remaining sets of the match to take victory by a scoreline of 6-7 6-4 ...

Showdown Saturday In The Big Ten With Big Games All Over

They are Colorado at Michigan, Duke at Northwestern , Georgia State at Wisconsin, and Temple at Penn State. It has an 8-3 record against Power Five teams (the SEC is 5-5, the Big 12 is 3-6). Northwestern also lost to FCS Illinois State , and that...

Vietnam Paralympians wrap up competition at Rio 2016

China's Xu Lili won silver for her lift of 135kg and Taipei's Lin Tzu-Hui picked up the event's bronze medal. Will Bayley looks ecstatic about winning the class 7 men's singles table tennis gold medal. Other Kenyans like Bill Wilson bagged a bron...

Aguero close to new City deal - Guardiola

It took his tally for the season to nine goals in just five games. The players are brimming with confidence and growing into Guardiola's system with every win so it would be unsafe to needlessly rotate at this stage. "They have to know if they don'...

Manchester City, Leicester register crushing wins; West Brom score four

Liverpool and Chelsea also trail City by five points following the Merseyside club's impressive 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Friday. Belgium global De Bruyne steered an inventive low strike underneath the jumping wall to open the scoring 15 minu...

Gareth Barry marks milestone in Everton comeback win

Ronald Koeman has yet to taste defeat as Everton boss, with this latest victory making it the best start to a league season for his side in almost four decades. First of all, you have to speak to the player and support him. "I had talks with Ross...

Davis Cup: India face tough task against mighty Spain

Rohan Bopanna's absence due to injury will reduce the potency of the combination that will wear India colours on Saturday evening. As a result, Paes is slated to take on the mighty Spanish along with the relatively inexperienced Myneni. "Excited to...

US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

And she also intends to respond to the many goodwill messages she has been receiving but hasn't had time to read. "Melbourne was different as it was my first Grand Slam". Open final, Angelique Kerber sprinted forward to somehow reach a drop shot and ...

Stoke vs Tottenham preview

With Kane in the midst of a goal drought which is starting to resemble that of the start of last season, Pochettino was unfazed about his prospects for the rest of this one. He had the opportunity to play and show he can help us. "It is always hard a...

Belarusian paralympian's accreditation cancelled for carrying Russian flag

To the sound of samba, fireworks, giant balloons and groups of singers and musicians in the middle of the arena, Rio welcomed more than 4,300 Paralympians for start of the 2016 Games. President of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee Oleg Shepel ear...

Czech stuns hurt Serena in semifinals

Serena is also currently chasing the all-time Grand Slam wins record set at 24 victories by Margaret Court (Serena is tied with Steffi Graf at 22 wins right now) and was hoping that this tournament would be her 23rd. "For sure she has a lot of co...

Liverpool were better than Premier League champions admits Ranieri

Who can forget the Spaniard's reaction as a fan in the stands to Messi's brilliant skill the last time Man City visited Barcelona? One of his former assistants is the head coach, on paper at least, but Berdyev is likely to call the shots when it come...

Tottenham to face Monaco at Wembley Stadium

Dier, 22, who joined the club from Sporting Lisbon for £4m in August 2014, has committed his future to Spurs until 2021. Pochettino is not concerned that advantage will be diminished by playing "away" from home. Kane rounded off a dominant performa...

Johnson Polishes off a Dominant Victory

Others on the outside looking in included Ryan Palmer , who finished T-4 in the tournament, but needed to make a birdie putt on the final hole to bump Schwartzel. Open. "He's got maybe the best attitude in golf". Johnson smiled at the question. John...

Francoeur breaks up bid for combined perfect game

Left fielder Yasiel Puig, brought back from the minors on September 2, made an outstanding diving catch for the final out of the seventh to preserve the bid. Roberts was jokingly congratulated on his move that made history. Cardinals 5, Brewers 1: ...

Merson questions Arsenal over Wilshere loan deal

Reports this morning claimed Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere could be heading out on loan to Crystal Palace , but there are claims he is now more likely to join Bournemouth. The Gunners midfielder was one of the biggest draws on the final da...

Central Michigan pulls off absurd Hail Mary lateral to stun Oklahoma State

Q: On the extension of the game - we've always heard that the game can't end on a defensive penalty. Cooper Rush lofted up a Hail Mary pass that hit Kroll just inside the 10. Oklahoma State: Even with the insane ending and a possible mistake by off...

Yasiel Puig reportedly claimed on waivers

Puig is hitting.260 with seven homers and 34 RBIs in the majors this season, a dip from his career averages. Since the demotion, he has been slashing.382/.440/.645 with Triple-A Oklahoma City. "But we're still trying to figure out what is best for hi...

Reid: 'Stretch' for RB Jamaal Charles to play Week 1

West said it is never predetermined how the carries are split up going into a game. However, the Saints have had historically some of the worst defense over the past few seasons, and the Chiefs will look to exploit this. Will the Chargers be able t...

Pouille & Monfils picked for Davis Cup semifinal vs. Croatia

In the climactic tiebreaker, Nadal fought off Pouille's triple match point at 6-3, but the Frenchman won the final two points, the last coming on a blistering forehand victor. I played the right point. Physical, for sure, no. I fight until the last b...

Halep edges into US Open last-16

On top of that, he had played 12 sets through three rounds at the U.S. Open. In del Potro's case, his body has betrayed him through injuries, not age - multiple left wrist surgeries that kept him out of the last two U.S. The 24-year-old Pliskova ha...

Knee injury sidelines striker Andy Carroll as West Ham injury problems mount

Middlesbrough handed Sunderland's new manager David Moyes a 2-1 defeat on his home debut and West Ham United beat Bournemouth 1-0 with a late goal to record a welcome first Premier League win at their new London Stadium on Sunday. But the hom...

Cauvery row: Karnataka CM discusses issue with senior counsel

Passing a resolution moved by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the assembly, the state also urged the central government not to allow any projects by Kerala and Karnataka till the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation ...

Wayne Rooney to quit after 2018 World Cup

But in 6 major tournament appearances with England , he has never gone further than the quarterfinals. He is still a key player for Manchester United and Shearer believes he should call time on England to prolong his career in club football.

Swiss open 2006 World Cup criminal case against Beckenbauer

The Attorney General 's office said the suspects were thought to have misled other members of the executive board over a payment of 6.7 million euros ($7.5 million) ostenibly to be used to fund a gala event related to the 2006 World Cup. That report,...

Rio 2016: Semenya's success reopens complex debate

South Africa's Caster Semenya celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. "So I'm just looki...

Tony Romo set for second MRI as Cowboys mull IR stay

Prescott certainly has the tools to be a good National Football League quarterback down the road and the Cowboys will likely get a look at their future in the first few weeks of the regular season with Prescott under center. As it stands, Romo could ...

National Football League officially announces draft is returning to Philly in 2017

Although the city has yet to confirm the news, and Brady said the Mayor expressed initial reservation regarding the financial commitment, he indicated the event, which will be held at a temporary site at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, can house 3,0...

NY wins Little League World Series

He threw 3 1/3 innings of no-hit ball before Jude Abbadessa broke through in the fourth. SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa . (AP) - Youbin Choi struck out 14 and South Korea beat Panama on Saturday to reach the championship game of the Little League W...

Sore shoulder? Serena Williams opens US Open with easy win

Before the floodlights came up, Serena's elder sister Venus claimed a Grand Slam record of her own as her 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 victory over Ukraine's Kateryna Kozlova marked her 72nd appearance in the main draw of a major. Djokovic said the injury occur...

England boss Allardyce: I might bring Terry back

With regard to the FA, Allardyce would be clear to select Terry, who has started both of Chelsea's Premier League matches this season under Antonio Conte . England manager Sam Allardyce told BBC Sport he would encourage Team GB football tea...

Dog swims over 6 miles, walks 12 more to find family

Rylee, a 10-month old Belgian Malinois, vanished Sunday morning from the boat her owners, Ed and Kristen Casas, were driving from Frankfort, Mich., toward the Manitou Islands. Within minutes she bounded from the trees. That is, until Lynn Fiedor,...

Seattle releases veteran Browner among 6 roster moves

The undrafted rookie from Ohio State has been a revelation as a safety, a cornerback and a hustling special-teams player. "We just felt like we ran out of time getting him ready to play safety", Carroll said. In 2014, the New England Patriots took ...

Kaepernick shouldn't protest since he has white parents

Jets safety Calvin Pryor agreed with Sudfeld, and said by Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem, he is merely "drawing attention" to himself, not the problems the country is dealing with. 1 again. "I have followed it", Trump told Dori Monso...

Cowboys QB Romo has small fracture in back

The Dallas Cowboys open their season two weeks from today. Rookie Dak Prescott, a fourth-round pick out of Mississippi State, would start in his place. After that, there was speculation that he would not play in the team's final preseason game. ...

Man United need to get used to winning ways: Ibrahimovic

A player that when the market opened, everybody was saying he was leaving and was not a player for me. "He has to play free, but for a player to play with freedom we have to build organisation around him". "It's a great feeling, I'm very happy...

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Arsene Wenger Hails Jack Wilshere After BATE Borisov vs. Arsenal, Talks Contract

BATE's goalkeeper, Denis Scherbitski , passed the ball straight to Walcott who couldn't believe his luck and scored easily to double Arsenal's lead. However, performances like ...

Man City striker Aguero hurt in vehicle crash

The 29-year-old, scorer of six goals in six league appearances this season, had been attending a concert in Amsterdam on his day off. It was a very heavy slam but seatbelts prevent...

Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash

If you want to just use him as a "set and forget" player that's definitely valid, but there are certainly better value options out there. "I don't know what the supporters think"...

Sergio Aguero injured in vehicle crash

They know what they have to do. "I'd like to play with Sergio because we are strong with him but he's not there, no complaints". At the end it's fortunate the injury is not bad. ...

Man City striker Aguero hurt in vehicle crash

The 29-year-old, scorer of six goals in six league appearances this season, had been attending a concert in Amsterdam on his day off. It was a very heavy slam but seatbelts prevent...

Of course I want to stay, I love the club

Per Mertesacker won the initial header off a corner and the ball bounced the Holding who shinned/kneed/thighed it in. Arsenal started looking shaky at the back but managed to go...

Guardioala rules Aguero out of Chelsea game

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has suffered a broken rib in a vehicle crash in the Netherlands, dealing a major blow to the Premier League leaders' title aspirations. ...

Arsene Wenger Hails 'Impressive' Wilshere After Europa League Win

Wenger is understood to have travelled without Laurent Koscielny, Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez , Granit Xhaka, Alexandre Lacazette, Sead Kolasinac, Hector Bellerin and...

Arsenal manager Wenger: Wilshere on his way 'back to his best'

Wilshere has endured a miserable spell as he slipped down the pecking order with Arsenal and England before finding himself sent on loan to Bournemouth last season. "I am back ...

Of course I want to stay, I love the club

Per Mertesacker won the initial header off a corner and the ball bounced the Holding who shinned/kneed/thighed it in. Arsenal started looking shaky at the back but managed to go...

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Arsene Wenger Delighted For Centurion Olivier Giroud

Arsene Wenger Delighted For Centurion Olivier Giroud

Wilshere is determined to ensure that does not happen, with the home-grown talent eager to prolong his association with the club. He was the best player on the pitch in each of ...

Wenger delighted for centurion Giroud

Wenger delighted for centurion Giroud

An error from BATE goalkeeper Denis Shcherbitski handed Walcott his second, capitalising on a woeful clearance before drilling into the bottom left corner from 12 yards. In becom...

Aaron Judge breaks Major League Baseball rookie home run record with 50th of season

Aaron Judge breaks Major League Baseball rookie home run record with 50th of season

As expected, Judge got a well-deserved curtain call from the home crowd at Yankee Stadium after hitting No. 50 . "As we got to spring training, what I said is if he gets the bar...

Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup

Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup

Striker Stephen Sarfo scored just before the half-time whistle when he fired home from inside the box. That was quickly followed by another penalty which was converted again by...

Penn State defeats Iowa with walk-off Trace McSorley touchdown

Penn State defeats Iowa with walk-off Trace McSorley touchdown

It happened after No. 4 Penn State marched 80 yards down the field with time evaporating, and quarterback Trace McSorely found Juwan Jackson in the end zone as time expired, ...