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Seahawks announce top-pick Malik McDowell injured in vehicular accident


He added that he could not say whether McDowell, who was placed on the reserve/did not report list, would play this season. However, he cleared the air shortly after the announcement. "We look forward to Malik's return to Seattle sand will update you with any changes". Asked if it's a long-term injury, Carroll said, "We'll wait and see". Read More »

Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes signs $70 million extension


The deal was done on Sunday, with Rhodes entering his fifth National Football League season on the final year of his rookie contract. Rhodes himself indicated he is raking in the money with a Sunday afternoon tweet. He also was awarded Minnesota Vikings Defensive MVP honors during the 2016 season after totaling a career-high five interceptions. Rhodes enjoyed a breakout season a year ago with a career-best five interceptions, becoming the first Vikings corner to do that since Brian ... Read More »

Rob Ninkovich retires; Sean Payton lauds ex-Saints' successful career


Ninkovich was drafted in a class that also included Reggie Bush, Roman Harper, Jahri Evans, Zach Strief and Marques Colston, and due to his wife's ties to New Orleans, he's stayed in touch with a lot of those former teammates. But by the end of the year, in the team's most critical games, his playing time had spiked. "I'm so grateful for the Patriots organization". Tom Brady and Rob Ninkovich share an embrace at the end of Ninkovich's retirement news conference. Read More »

Indian Team Takes Series Lead with Imposing Win in Galle


Sri Lanka got their second innings off to the worst possible start as Mohammed Shami took the wicket of Upul Tharanga in the third over. He last played a big inning in that Test match only where he scored a total of 242-runs in both the innings including the double century in the first inning. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo: Upgraded Red Bull feels like a B-spec vehicle


At a sun-bathed Hungaroring, Ricciardo reeled off a best lap in one minute and 18.455 seconds to outstrip nearest rival and championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari by almost two-tenths of a second. In the morning session, Ricciardo was 0.234 seconds quicker than Raikkonen and 0.372 ahead of Hamilton on a Hungaroring circuit that proved slippery despite warm weather conditions. Read More »

Reince Priebus: Trump 'wanted to go a different direction'

Even his jokes have come across as hostile, such as his quip to Trump when handing the president a saber at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, encouraging the president to "Use that on the press, sir". Former press secretary Sean Spicer, one of Priebus' allies in the White House, left after Scaramucci's hiring. Scaramucci had little political and communications experience. Read More »

UFC 214 Results: Volkan Oezdemir Knocks Out Jimi Manuwa in 22 seconds


I've got no time. "I want the victor of tonight's main event for sure". The Swiss is 3-0 in the octagon with two knockouts inside 40 seconds. Manuwa appears to be closer. An uppercut and a hook buckled Manuwa's legs and put him instantly on the defensive. After the fight, Oezdemir joked with Joe Rogan, "I don't know what's happening with my hands, but that's dynamite!" To seal the deal, Oezdemir followed up with more hard punches as the referee quickly ran in to stop any further damage. Read More »

Hurricanes succumb to Lions


A Lions win looked unlikely as the Hurricanes scored three unanswered tries to halfback TJ Perenara, wing Wes Goosen and loose-forward Ardie Savea as they piled on the pressure and fed off mistakes made by the jittery Lions. Hurricanes skipper Dane Coles had no complaints over the end result as his side's title defence was brought to an end. "There was always that belief in the team". Read More »

Red Sox lose pitcher Price to inflamed elbow


Salvador Perez also had his 21 home run of the year on Friday. Granderson is batting.225 with 13 home runs and 37 RBIs this season, while Bruce is hitting.262 with 26 home runs and 70 RBIs. In the home half of the inning, the Sox had runners on second and third with two outs, but Mitch Moreland grounded out. BOSTON - Sandy Leon scored from third base on an infield groundout in the 10th inning as the Red Sox earned a 9-8 win Saturday night at Fenway Park. Read More »

Mariners Haniger hit in face by pitch from Mets deGrom


He gave up five hits, walked two and struck out two. Edwin Diaz pitched the ninth for his 19th save, despite allowing an RBI single by Michael Conforto . But Zych salvaged the outing by getting Jose Reyes to fly out. Conforto went deep off Mark Rzepczynski in the eighth inning. "Today, I wasn't able to get a win". Read More »

Arsenal ace Alexis will tell Wenger: Sell me to Man City

I think the players who want a new contract have to respect their contract. We were in touch with him and his doctor and he should come back on Tuesday. When asked whether he felt Sanchez's illness is a convenient excuse to prolong his absence from the club, Wenger said: "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" He would have come back tomorrow but he will be here on Tuesday. Read More »

Episode 6 of UFC 214 Embedded Now Online


To say that this feud has been simmering up until this point would be an understatement. He took a unanimous decision win over Cormier , was stripped the first time , and then won a unanimous decision over Ovince Saint Preux to take the interim belt, which was also stripped from him. Read More »

China is a long-term play for F1, says Carey

The Brit was robbed of any chance of a 68th pole as a frustrating setback dumped him behind championship pacemaker Sebastian Vettel in Budapest . Valtteri Bottas was third for Mercedes ahead of Finnish compatriot Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton in the second Mercedes . Read More »

Guardiola wants Man City to sign more defenders


Maybe 60 to 70 percent of the season is positive, but that's how football works I guess and it probably happens too much. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is eager for goalkeeper Ederson to learn English as soon as he can. "But I want to compete every game in three or four competitions like all the big teams do and we are going to need a bigger squad". Guardiola refused to be drawn on the Alexis saga, nor City's pursuit of Mbappe, but did explain that he wants as many options as ... Read More »

Did short green light contribute to Venus Williams' crash?


An officer then tells Ms Williams: "What seems to have happened is from the time that you entered North Lake Boulevard and stopped, the westbound light changed to green". "Our witnesses said he had a green light and then Venus Williams continued to come across after the other auto made the left turn. Because you can't back up?" "Exactly. Read More »

Cris Justino defeats Tonya Evinger by 3rd-round TKO


Evinger was hit hard by a hook, but Cyborg stepped off instead of moving in for an early stoppage. Cris Cyborg (18-1, 1 NC) is finally an Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC ) title holder with a dominating win over Tonya Evinger (19-6, 1 NC). Read More »

Kyrie Irving Trade to Timberwolves unlikely before December 14


Wiggins , who averaged a career-high 23.6 PPG, 4 RPG and 2.3 APG last season, is eligible for a rookie extension prior to the October 16 deadline. "I think this year is the year". However, they also sent four other players to NY as part of the trade. "Our starting five is strong, we're strong off the bench", he said, when asked to summarize the Timberwolves' strengths and weaknesses. Read More »

Sanchez not for sale, insists Wenger

Juventus have told slapped a €30m price tag ex-Chelsea man Juan Cuadrado this summer, despite only making the signing of the Colombian permanent in May, according to reports in Italy. Players who have one year on their contract have to respect their contract and play out their contract". He's flying back as soon as he's in a position to fly back. Read More »

Fans Turn El Clasico Miami Into Big Party

The match at Hard Rock Stadium between Barcelona and Real Madrid , has been one of the most anticipated events in South Florida. Neymar had been due to fly to China after the Real Madrid match but Chinese travel agency Ctrip said that had now been cancelled as he is "busy with transfer business". Read More »

Swimming Triple Crown: Dressel wins record 3 golds at worlds


Caeleb Dressel is on the verge of a super Saturday at the world championships after clocking the fastest times into both the men's 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly finals. "The next three or four years are going to be really interesting between the four of us". "I went out fast, it felt really good in the first 50m, but I'm totally destroyed - now there's so much pain in my muscles". Read More »

Solanke stars in Liverpool win over Hertha


Liverpool maintained their unbeaten record in preseason with the dominant victory over Hertha at the historic Olympiastadion. Coutinho, playing in a central-midfield role after half-time, made a pin-point through ball into the path of Salah, who ran through on goal and lofted the ball over the onrushing Rune Jarstein. Read More »

Why war is not an option for India and China


The Chinese foreign ministry, in a brief readout on Doval-Yang meeting, said Yang "elaborated China's position on bilateral issues and major problems ", which is being seen as an apparent reference to the standoff in the Dokalam area. The BRICS NSAs meeting focused on global governance, counter-terrorism, cyber and energy security, worldwide and regional hotspots, and national security and development. Read More »

Champions League: Why Barcelona don't want to face Manchester United - Valverde


Their presence by itself is impressive. "This year they are going to be in the Champions League ". They impress. I think they are going to be a really hard team to beat. Pogba, who sometimes refers to his alter-ego as 'Agent P' after he played a role in helping to persuade Romelu Lukaku to join the club, has been at it again - and this time the subject of his attention are two of Barcelona's formidable attacking threesome. Read More »

England leads South Africa by 198 runs in 3rd test

However, on the second day, Philander only bowled five overs before his condition worsened, which led to him being taken to the hospital. England had earlier resumed on 171-4 - Cook adding only six to his overnight 82no before he fell lbw to Morne Morkel - the former skipper's review in vain as replays showed the ball trimming the bails. Read More »

Sadio Mane to make long-awaited Liverpool return against Hertha Berlin


Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. Sturridge has only had one reasonably uninterrupted season since he arrived at Liverpool in 2013, which came alongside Luis Suarez as Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool entertained the nation on the way to finishing a close second to Manchester City . Read More »

Southampton Try To Reconcile With Want-away Van Dijk


With two pre-season friendlies remaining, coaching staff have been impressed by the defender's diligence in attaining his fitness levels before the season begins, according to the Daily Telegraph . Liverpool ended their interest in Van Dijk after Southampton complained to the Premier League about an alleged illegal approach. The Austrian worldwide made only four starts in the Premier League last season. Read More »