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Fensom storms in to first NRL grand final


They also have nothing to lose, and that makes them risky, so Melbourne will have to be at the top of their game if they are to win what promises to be an electrifying Grand Final. I think it will prove too much for them though after a really tough path to reach this game. These two have been doing a great job in the absence of Matthew Scott, but I think Bellamy will see them as a combination that could crack under sustained attack. Read More »

England wins toss, will bowl against West Indies in 4th ODI


Chris Gayle hit five sixes, including four in a row across two overs, in a 29-ball 40 at the top of the innings to get the tourists off to a quick start. Jake Ball was smashed for 94 off his 10 overs, with spinners Adil Rashid (1-42) and Moeen Ali (1-36) the most economical of the England bowlers. Read More »

Russell Westbrook Signs Super-Max Extension With Oklahoma City Thunder


The contract is the largest guaranteed contract in National Basketball Association history. The MVP is now locked in for another half-decade. The deal starts with the 2018-19 season, and delivers Westbrook the biggest guaranteed contract in National Basketball Association history - six seasons and $233 million through 2022-23. Read More »

Saints will kneel before anthem, then stand for it


The New Orleans Saints plan to kneel and stand as a team during Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. But they will kneel in unison at Wembley before then standing, which Brees believes is "a way to show respect to all". But doesn't it seem obvious that by kneeling and locking arms before the anthem and standing and locking arms during the anthem is a show of support for the players' right to protest in that manner? Before Thursday night's game between the Bears and Packers, each ... Read More »

Cubs Shortstop Addison Russell Delivers Nachos To A Cardinals Fan


The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched the NL West and will host the NL Wild Card victor. "It's tough to swallow", outfielder Stephen Piscotty said. He threw 186 1/3 innings, and for the fifth consecutive healthy season won at least 11 games. "It just wasn't his night", Chicago manager Joe Maddon said. Read More »

Manchester United will battle on all fronts, says Ashley Young


Many people, including myself, predicted a testing night for Man Utd in Russian Federation at the home of CSKA Moscow . Jose Mourinho has suggested that Manchester United are "almost there" in terms of reaching the Champions League knockout stages following a 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow on Wednesday night. Read More »

After Atletico ambush, Hazard sets sights on Man City


That means we are a good team, we have good players. Peter Crouch or Saido Berahino could be brought in to replace Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting who has only scored in one game so far for Stoke, not to mention the fact he could only boast three goals in all of last season at Schalke, showing he's not quite as prolific as Stoke fans hoped after his two goals against Manchester United. Read More »

Ortiz tested positive ahead of Wilder fight


Ortiz can still have his "B" sample tested, but it is not often that the "B" sample provides a different result from the "A" sample. He was suspended for eight months by the Nevada State Athletic Commission three years ago after testing positive for Nandrolone, an anabolic steroid, following a fight against Lateef Kayode. Read More »

Radwanska stunned by Barty at Wuhan Open


An out-of-sorts Ostapenko took a medical timeout in which she appeared to have her blood pressure checked after the first set and looked disgruntled when her coach attempted to provide words of wisdom during a match which Barty won with a third bagel of the week. Read More »

Conor McGregor's Coach Outlines Why Paulie Malignaggi "Wasn't Acting Like a Professional"


For McGregor, that would mean setting aside what is sure to be a lucrative pay day and more exciting pairing with Diaz in favor of taking on one of several worthy contenders now queuing up in the lightweight division. I like the whole build-up of the Diaz brothers, it's a bit mental and it's exciting. McGregor facing the victor would appear to be the logical next move for the UFC. Read More »

Conte reacts to Aguero's accident ahead of City match


Chelsea did the double over Guardiola's side last season and are now third in the league on 13 points after six games. Elsewhere, Manchester United face Crystal Palace at Old Trafford and Rafael Benitez welcomes some old friends to St James' Park as Newcastle take on Liverpool. Read More »

Inter Milan president Thohir confirms Ozil on shopping list


Ozil has been the subject of criticism so far this season, which is liable to be his last at the Emirates Stadium, where he is out of contract next June. And former Gunners defender Martin Keown believes Wenger is losing trust in him. Inter would have to pay a sizeable fee if they are to lure Ozil away from Arsenal in January, but would be able to offer him a contract if they are willing to wait until the end of the campaign to sign the player. Read More »

Bayern Munich's Carlo Ancelotti sacked after team's deteriorating form


Meanwhile, club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said there were to be "consequences" after the defeat by PSG. "I now expect from the team a positive development and absolute passion so that we reach our goals". "Carlo is a friend of mine and will remain so but we had to take a professional decision for Bayern Munich ". Ancelotti's departure marks a rocky start to the campaign at the club, with Manuel Neuer out until January with a foot injury, after which the Italian was forced to defend his ... Read More »

Taking a knee: Donald Trump unleashes Twitter onslaught against National Football League over protests


Trump brought the issue close to home when he tweeted earlier Wednesday that he had spoken with Jones about the issue. Jones and the Cowboys ended up on somewhat of a compromise with respect to their handling of the anthem. I don't think you can disrespect our country, our flag, our National Anthem. "He was calling a lot of us, and I feel that he was calling myself, an S.O.B., and that's not OK and very disrespectful", Matthews said. Read More »

Trump says protests will hurt National Football League business

When asked if he had any response to Trump's comments, he said "I want our actions to be louder than words". On Monday night, Mr Jones, a supporter of Mr Trump, and his players knelt, arm-in-arm, before the anthem, then rose for the playing of the song ahead of the team's victory at the Arizona Cardinals . Read More »

Trump to NFL: Change or business is 'going to go to hell'

Donald Trump has unleashed a series of Twitter tackles against the NFL , American football's elite league, after a weekend of protests continued into Monday. Arm-in-arm, they dropped to a knee as a giant flag was carried onto the field, with Mr Jones and his family in the middle near the 50-yard line. American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance. Read More »

Christian Eriksen back for Tottenham Hotspur's clash with Huddersfield Town


Harry Kane notched his first hat-trick in the Champions League during 3-0 victory over APOEL Nicosia. Last weekend, they won 3-2 at West Ham in the league, and now, occupy the fourth spot with 11 points. Midfielders Mousa Dembele , Victor Wanyama and Erik Lamela along with left back Danny Rose are ruled out through injury. However, Pochetino will be glad to welcome back Delle Alli and Jan Vetongen, who were suspended for the Champions League win in Cyprus. Read More »

Jerry Jones, Cowboys Kneel Before National Anthem


The Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks made a decision to remain in their respective locker rooms during the anthem ceremony, while owners including Jacksonville's Shahid Khan, Detroit's Martha Ford and Washington's Dan Snyder stood arm-in-arm with their players. Read More »

Malaysian GP this weekend


Qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix starts at 7pm on Saturday night . "My victory past year was definitely unexpected", he said. Despite the sizeable deficit he needs to overcome, Vettel has no doubts he can still claim a fifth F1 crown this year. Read More »

Macklemore and wife expecting second child


Macklemore has documented his experiences as a father frequently on social media and previous year (16) he revealed he has tattooed Sloane's name to his chest. The video's caption confirms that, "yes, both announcements are true". The musician married Davis in June 2015, following the birth of their daughter, Sloane, who was born in May. Read More »

Stars show love to Julia Louis-Dreyfus after cancer diagnosis


Just when you thought... "Today, I'm the one", she said in a post on Twitter . "The bad news is that all women are not so fortunate, so let us fight against all cancers , and make universal health coverage a reality", she said by way of conclusion, while the administration Trump attempts to repeal the act on health insurance coverage - Obamacare - put in place by his predecessor Barack Obama. Read More »

MetLife, Inc. (MET) and Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) Go Head-to-head

Comparatively, GNW's free cash flow per share was +1.30. Teacher Retirement System of Texas grew its stake in Genworth Financial by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. The return on equity (ROE), also known as return on investment (ROI), is the best measure of the return, since it is the product of the operating performance, asset turnover, and debt-equity management of the firm. Read More »

England name 16-man squad for the Ashes 2017-18


Stokes was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily after the incident and, although he was released without charge, he will be re-interviewed by detectives from Avon and Somerset Police in the next few days. Commenting on the squad, National Selector James Whitaker, said: "A tour of Australia is the ultimate test for our squad". Ballance had started the summer in the side - his third spell at worldwide level - after a bumper beginning to the county campaign but broke his finger ... Read More »

Irish worldwide Doyle retires over concussion fears


He released a statement via social media Thursday. It was alongside Keane that Doyle made most of his Ireland appearances becoming a fixture in the side for six years from his debut in 2006 against Sweden. Doyle was a great servant for Ireland, and would regularly make the long round trip from Colorado merely to offer his services from the bench as a backup, so his desire to play for the boys in green is something that won't be forgotten. Read More »

Harry Kane set to seek advice from Wayne Rooney


Tottenham striker Harry Kane has left his team mates frustrated after he accepted a modest pay rise during contract negotiations previous year, according to a report. "A different profile and we can not compare what is not comparable". All the strikers who are at this level have something special. "They are killers. Read More »

Coutinho vows to give 'maximum' for Liverpool


The Brazil global Coutinho was a top target of Barcelona during the summer transfer window and the Spanish giants had a £120 million offer rejected by Liverpool during the summer. "I am here to defend these colors, to do the maximum". Coutinho remains upbeat about his side's chances of progressing, even if they wanted more out of their clash with Spartak. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United are nearly there'


After striker Romelu Lukaku took his tally to 10 goals in his first nine matches for Manchester United , manager Joe Mourinho said that such an achievement was only possible with a good team. CSKA Moscow's last game in the Russian Premier League was ended with the result of the draw. "This season is different", he told a news conference ahead of United's Champions League clash with CSKA Moscow . Read More »