Sunday, 19 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Sports

Sports

Marcus Allen, Jason Cabinda named to Bednarik Award watch list

perth_map

His seven sacks in 2016 tied for the fifth-most in Baylor program history. He has 25 career tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks. The Maxwell Award is given annually to the nation's best football player and is in honor of Robert "Tiny" Maxwell, who made significant contributions to college football as a player, sportswriter and official. Read More »

Hamilton handed five-grid penalty

perth_map

He initially asked for Bottas' and Vettel's shoes, but they quickly noped right out of that challenge. Vettel now holds a 20 points lead over Hamilton in the drivers' standings. So, I think it's more unlikely now than it was then, but I'll give it everything I can and of course I'll be happy if I get up there". Told that Bottas' reaction time had been timed at 0.201s, Vettel replied succinctly: "I don't believe that! He didn't have a great time in the race today because he was ... Read More »

Katherine Kirk claims lead while Sei Young Kim struggles in LPGA Classic

perth_map

Her runner-up finish was a career best. She finished at 22-under 266 in the first year event at Thornberry Creek - the Oneida Nation-owned resort near Green Bay. "My husband has been 100 percent supportive the whole time", said Kirk, who has earned a start in the Women's US Open next week courtesy of the win. Sei Young Kim of South Korea finished third at 20 under after a 63. Read More »

David Griffin pulls name from consideration for Knicks GM position

perth_map

He traveled to NY this weekend to discuss the parameters of a partnership between the two sides. The Knicks parted ways with team president Phil Jackson last month after three disappointing seasons. But the snag in the negotiations was Griffin's need to bring his own front office and staff to NY, according to ESPN. The team said it was a mutual decision. Read More »

Federer subdues Zverev to reach last 16

perth_map

Their next meeting was at the same venue and at the same stage a year later, Federer winning 7-6 6-2. - Ernests Gulbis, talking about the Big 4 of Federer , Nadal, Djokovic and Murray, who have combined to win the past 14 Wimbledon titles. Read More »

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Group A Preview

perth_map

One of the biggest flaws of the Gold Cup is how easy it is to make it to the knock-out stages: if you win a game, you're all but in because two of the three teams that finish 3rd in the group stages move forward. The countries are divided into three groups of four. U.S. also had World Cup qualifying last month and so they're giving those players a break for the most part. Read More »

F1. Hamilton su ferma al quarto posto: Vettel a +20 pt

perth_map

Valtteri Bottas ha vinto il GP d'Austria 2017, nona prova del Mondiale di Formula Uno. Sul podio Ricciardo , 5° Raikkonen . Al quarto e quinto posto ci saranno le Red Bull di Ricciardo e Verstappen . S'inserisce nella corsa al titolo l'altra freccia d'argento Bottas , che col successo austriaco di porta a 136 pt. Vettel allunga in testa al mondiale a venti punti su Hamilton: "Credo che un doppiaggio con Perez mi ha fatto perdere un po' di tempo , ma avevo bisogno di un altro ... Read More »

Group Stage — CONCACAF Gold Cup

perth_map

At the opposite end, US goalkeeper Brad Guzan dove at full extension to push Miguel Camargo's right-footed curler just wide of the far post. Pretty much the whole roster, except the backup goalkeepers, are players with very legit chances to make the 2018 World Cup team. Read More »

Neymar: "I want Paulinho to sign for Barcelona"

perth_map

Further, the 28-year-old midfielder urged Guangzhou to be "flexible" so as to allow him his dream move. "The majority of players don't ever speak until something happens but I can confirm that the interest is real". However, the Brazil global remains confident he'll be heading to Camp Nou before the start of the new season. Paulinho is looking to sign for Barcelona next week while Brazilian team-mate Neymar insists he would be welcomed with open arms, according to reports in Spain. Read More »

Blac Chyna Seeks Restraining Order, Says Rob Kardashian Beat Her

perth_map

A source revealed to People that the former couple had previously reached a custody agreement outside of court where they split their time with their baby girl roughly 50/50 - with Rob spending time with Dream from Sunday-Thursday, and Chyna getting her daughter from Thursday-Sunday. Read More »

Chelsea will Move Hard to Sign James Rodriguez

perth_map

The agent of Gareth Bale has claimed that his client does not want to join Paris Saint-Germain and if he is to ever leave Real Madrid it will be to join Manchester United . Rodriguez was restricted to just 13 league games for the Spanish champions last term while also being excluded from the matchday squad for the Champions League final triumph over Juventus last month. Read More »

U.S. knows CONCACAF Gold Cup is its chance to shine

perth_map

The upcoming match between the teams of Martinique and Nicaragua will be only the first in their history. USA national team midfielder Alejandro Bedoya directs a header against goalkeeper Richard Ofori of Ghana during an worldwide friendly July 1 in East Hartford, Conn., which the US won 2-1. Read More »

Favorites Federer, Amped Djokovic Advance Into Round of 16 at Wimbledon

perth_map

Right after his conversation with Garner, Djokovic lost a service game to trail 2-1. Moving up toward the net in the opening game of the third set against Sorana Cirstea of Romania, Mattek-Sands slipped and fell. It was equally brilliant from Federer, chasing a record-breaking eighth Wimbledon title, as he outclassed Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (7-0) 6-3 6-2 in just 90 minutes. Read More »

Alvaro Morata Displeased With The Red Devils

perth_map

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is becoming increasingly frustrated at the inability to sign players, with moves for several transfer targets being delayed or restricted due to host clubs wanting players in before they sell players. Read More »

Gatland the clown proud of Lions' achievement in New Zealand

perth_map

His Lions counterpart Sam Warburton agreed: It's better than losing I guess. Rugby's cone of silence surrounding every contentious refereeing decision will probably apply again here so we may not know the reasons for Poite's actions for some time , but is clear that had he played advantage when Lions hooker Ken Owens caught the ball in an offside position, then Anton Lienert-Brown would have scored by the posts. Read More »

Dana White Eyeing Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 at UFC 215

The main event has changed hands twice, going from Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw to Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko to now Romero vs. Whittaker. Although we only see glimpses of his wrestling prowess, as he beats most opponents with striking, when we have seen him get a hold of an opponent he throws them around like its nothing. Read More »

Sixers No. 1 overall pick Fultz injures left ankle

perth_map

Instead, his teammates had to help him down the tunnel and into the locker room to be evaluated by doctors. The injury comes after last year's top pick Ben Simmons was hurt for the year, and Joel Embiid , the third overall pick in 2014, also has had some injury issues over the years, as well. Read More »

Ajax pre-season friendly abandoned after Abdelhak Nouri collapses on pitch

perth_map

After initially saying the Dutchman was in a stable condition, Ajax provided a further update on their return to Amsterdam, tweeting: "Latest update on Nouri: he is on intensive care and kept asleep, but he's out of danger". Ajax have given an update on Nouri's health, with the player said to have suffered from arrhythmia. Ajax were trailing 2-1 when the incident took place, with Mateo Cassierra's opener for the Dutch side cancelled out by strikes from Johannes Eggestein and Florian Kainz in ... Read More »

Manchester United agree Romelu Lukaku fee with Everton

perth_map

Last summer they were holidaying together in the USA during the drawn out process of Pogba's own return to United and this summer it was the same except Lukaku was the man the club were chasing. During three seasons at Everton , Lukaku has become one of the Premier League's most prolific strikers, scoring 71 goals in 133 games. Everton sources on Thursday insisted that no deal had been agreed with United , giving Chelsea hope that Lukaku might still be persuaded to return ... Read More »

Embiid fined for comments about Lonzo's dad

perth_map

You gotta use cuss words when don't have no intellect. Sixers center Joel Embiid's prolific use of social media is finally going to cost him - $10,000 to be exact, or roughly the same as if he bought 20 pairs of Big Baller Brand shoes and then rightfully made a decision to burn them. Read More »

Knicks ink Hardaway after Hawks fail to match $71 mn offer

perth_map

He'll space out as a shooter next to rookie Frank Ntilikina, but it's tough to imagine that NY couldn't have found another player for a much cheaper price. There has been almost uniformed opinion within Atlanta ownership and management that the contract is simply too steep measured against the production and potential of Hardaway Jr., league sources told ESPN . Read More »

Rockets sign James Harden to 4-year contract extension

perth_map

They have also signed PJ Tucker to a four-year deal worth $32 million. The Rockets guard signed a four-year extension with the organization, team owner Leslie Alexander announced Saturday . Harden closed the sale after Paul had a meeting with the LA Clippers two weeks ago and Paul informed the team he wanted to play for the Rockets. Read More »

Watson out in third round at the hands of Azarenka

perth_map

France's 21st seed Caroline Garcia now awaits in the fourth round and while the women's draw is unreadable, plenty of contenders remain. Later in the day, top seed Andy Murray will be in action against Dustin Brown, as will French Open champion Rafael Nadal . Read More »

Roger Federer vs Mischa Zverev, Wimbledon 2017

perth_map

The 18-time Grand Slam champion whipped the wide serve effectively on the ad side exploiting Zverev's deep return positioning and ensuring he could take the first strike with his forehand. The Latvian was beaten 6-0, 6-0 by Fedeer in Halle four years ago and proved more of a test this time around, but Federer's class shone through as he continued his march to the latter stages of the tournament. Read More »

Pistons moving on from KCP, pick up Avery Bradley for Marcus Morris

perth_map

Boston reportedly sends Avery Bradley and a 2019 second-round pick to Detroit for Marcus Morris , and not all parties (#HasAveryLandedYet) are now aware. He now has the opportunity to be signed to a four-year, $128.0 million contract. IN also released forward Rakeem Christmas on Friday. If there was ever a player made for Detroit, it's Marcus Morris . Read More »

Valtteri Bottas predicts 'good fight' with Sebastian Vettel in Austria

perth_map

The drop means the Mercedes driver, second in the championship behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel , can not equal Michael Schumacher's pole position record of 68 at his home British Grand Prix next week. "I was hoping for the last run but it was a bit of an anti climax with the yellow flags", said Vettel, who will fancy his chances of a fourth win of the season. Read More »