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Ezekiel Elliott appeals six-game suspension

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The NFL now has 10 days to schedule a hearing, according to Adam Schefter . According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, which reported Monday obtaining documents related to the appeal, Elliott intends to argue that Thompson only made a decision to go to police alleging domestic violence after he barred her from his 21st birthday party. Read More »

Pep To Make R1bn Bid For Arsenal Star

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On Sunday afternoon, Sanchez sent a tweet to Right Here Waiting singer Richard Marx which is a completely normal thing for a professional footballer to do but Arsenal supporters began freaking after seeing the location. Journalist Nicolas Hortus revealed the Chilean global spent the night in Paris as he looks for a move to a Champions League club. The ex-Udinese winger is being chased by Manchester City as well as Unai Emery's side, but he has been offered a new £300,000-a-week deal to ... Read More »

Transfer Window reform: Premier League giants ponder next move

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Rather coincidentally, before the reports even emerged Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp spoke in Germany about his preference to see the transfer market close before the season started. "That's why I think if the window is shut before the season starts everything is sorted out and we can get on with the football". Manchester City are expected to vote in favour of proposals to close the transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC. Read More »

Giancarlo Stanton Extends Home Run Streak To Six Games With Colossal Blast

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He has homered in five straight games - also a Marlins record - and now has 10 in his last 11 games and 22 in the last 34. Dee Gordon the Marlins starting second baseman said Stanton was on a tear and he called his teammate fantastic. Rookie Rafael Devers hit two homers for the Red Sox, giving him five in 16 games since making his major league debut on July 25. If he's freed from a pitcher's' park and placed in a hitters paradise like, say, Citizens Bank Park, 50 home runs per year could ... Read More »

Maria Sharapova granted entry to US Open following doping suspension

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It was also the first game for Sharapova after she sustained a thigh injury earlier in the year and was forced to pull out from the tennis tournament in Italy. The final women's wild card for singles will be an Australian player named later. "Additionally, Sharapova has volunteered to speak to young tennis players at the USTA National Campus about the importance of the tennis anti-doping program and the personal responsibility each player has to comply with the program's requirements". Read More »

Adam Gase: Jay Cutler could debut in next Dolphins preseason game

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During the last week, Cutler has taken all the snaps with the Dolphins first-team offense. Although Ajayi was cleared on Tuesday, his status for Thursday's preseason game is unknown while Drake will undoubtedly sit out. Cutler recorded one of his best seasons under the supervision of Gase as he threw for 3,659 yards, 21 touchdowns against 11 interceptions. The former home of Chicago Bears has completed 81 of his 137 passes in 2016, totalling 1059 yards, four touchdowns and five ... Read More »

UEFA Champions League playoff: Liverpool face Hoffenheim

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Hoffenheim are making their debut appearance in European competition while their opponents, five times winners of the Champions League , are making their 182nd in the European Cup in its various forms but Klopp is not taking anything for granted. Read More »

COAS hosts annual Independence Day dinner for soldiers, retired officers

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The flag appeared in sight again after three months on Sunday, a day before Pakistan hoisted its flag at the Wagah border. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops deployed at Line of Control (LoC) on Monday, Pakistan's 70th anniversary of Independence, and lauded the motivation and spirit of the troops, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) handout said. Read More »

Colorado Rockies: Chad Bettis returns after cancer treatment

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Bettis is in his fifth season with the Rockies. Chad Bettis is back in the major leagues after a battle with cancer and was greeted warmly by those in attendance at Coors Field. After Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery to remove testicular cancer on May 8, while Bettis was recovering from chemotherapy, the Rockies pitcher sent Taillon a text message of encouragement. Read More »

Raiders Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at preseason NFL game

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After Walker failed to get a bunt down, Peralta lashed Lackey's 0-1 pitch into the right field seats to cut the lead to 3-2. While Palmer's ended in points, the quarterback acknowledged he was not ideal. "Because it didn't seem like I needed to speed anything up, slow anything down. I just laid myself down". Gaines was surprised in learning of the trade, and welcomed the chance to prove himself after the Rams deemed him expendable. Read More »

Seahawks run over Chargers in preseason opener, 48-17

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Quarterback Philip Rivers marched Los Angeles 75 yards over 13 plays, picking on Seattle's prized defense at vulnerable spots. McKissic has been a standout of late and also is being tried as a returner, which could make him especially valuable as long as Lockett continues to be eased back to action (Lockett won't play against the Chargers). Read More »

Canada Says It Won't Take Just Any Deal in Nafta Talks

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The United States has frequently lost such cases. "Progressive elements are also important if you want a free-trade deal that's also a fair-trade deal", Freeland said in a question-and-answer session following the speech at University of Ottawa. Read More »

How Did Jose Mourinho's New Signings Perform Against West Ham?

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Bilic has urged his players not to allow their heads to drop too much before they take on Southampton. "When you play for Manchester United , you have a job to do and mine is to score goals". With another debutant, Nemanja Matic , controlling the midfield and the game for Manchester United , it was the ideal start to the Premier League season for the Reds. Read More »

Conte Confirms Injury Blow, 4 Players To Miss Burnley Game

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Fans got their first glimpse of how one of the contenders will fare when Arsenal , fresh from their Community Shield victory over Chelsea , faced Leicester in the season opener at the Emirates Stadium last night. Germany global Mesut Ozil missed last weekend's win over Chelsea due to an ankle injury he picked up in training. Conte gave 20-year-old academy graduate Jeremie Boga a debut against Burnley and had four untested youngsters - Charly Musonda, Andreas Christensen, Fikayo ... Read More »

Chelsea vs. Burnley: Time, Channel & Lineup

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Crowned kings of England just three months ago, Conte's side open their campaign at home to Burnley on Saturday arguably in worse shape than when they paraded the Premier League trophy in front of their jubilant fans in May. "When you see the players we lost, and the players we have signed in, they are not the same", Azpilicueta told reporters. "So we need players, also for the development of the young players, they need help from senior players, from top players, not to rush them in a ... Read More »

Duke Lands No. 1 HS Recruit Marvin Bagley III

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He chose Duke over Southern Cal and UCLA , two other schools that hosted him recently for official visits. "The brotherhood there, man", Bagley said live on the popular highlight show. Actually, CBS has already moved them to the No. 1 spot over Arizona , while ESPN's Paul Biancardi noted Bagley's potentially huge impact. Bagley was expected to be one of the top names called in the 2019 NBA Draft, but now that he's coming to college a year early, he could find himself in the ... Read More »

India dominate second day of third Test, Sri Lanka struggle at 19/1

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The all-rounder became only the fifth India player to reach three figures for the first time in first-class cricket at Test level and the only man from his country to score over 100 runs before lunch in the longest format. Pakistan's Wasim Akram, Kiwi left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori and India leg spinner Anil Kumble are on the third spot with 30 wicket apiece to their names. Read More »

Marqise Lee avoided serious leg injury

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The team has been monitoring Fournette's condition but he hadn't missed a practice in training camp. Marrone also said he's unsure whether Fournette will participate in joint practices with Tampa Bay on Monday and Tuesday. Going for 31 yards on nine carries, the former LSU star punched in a touchdown at the goal line easily. Lee has been dealing with injuries throughout his career. Read More »

Cesar Azpilicueta sends message to Chelsea board about new signings

Chelsea have signed Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger , Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata so far this summer. Costa has made clear to Chelsea that he only wants to join Atletico Madrid and the striker has no concerns over the fact the Spanish giants can not register new players until 1st January due to a transfer ban. Read More »

Matic predicts long Manchester United career

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It was an all round positive afternoon for Mourinho and his United side. Nemanja Matic fully deserved his man-of-the-match award because he bossed the game from start to finish on his Old Trafford debut for his new side. "He was a player this team needs". As full time approached, and with the Hammers seemingly dead on their feet from the continual run-around, there was still time for Paul Pogba to score a fourth goal. Read More »

Tiger Woods toxicology report released

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The conclusion of the criminal investigation allowed the toxicology results to be made available. Hydromorphone, a strong painkiller commonly known as Dilaudid. Woods was found asleep in his auto and told police that he had an "unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". The program essentially means Woods gets 12 months probation and is required to complete DUI education classes. Read More »

Federer storms into semis, but Anderson goes down in Montreal

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It will raise his world ranking from 143rd to about 66th. Roger Federer continued his march towards a third Rogers Cup triumph with a straight-sets win over Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday. "I played a lot of good matches, especially against Dimitrov", said Haase. In Saturday's semifinal, Shapovalov will meet the victor of Friday's late match between fourth-seeded German Alexander Zverev and Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Read More »

Fowler endorses Liverpool's transfer toughness amid Coutinho saga

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Even more important is the need to improve Liverpool's defensive options after their frailties were on display yet again on Saturday, but it's clear the coming weeks will have a significant impact on their season. "We know a few days about it, so we have been able to prepare for this game without him, like we have been able to prepare without Adam Lallana , without Daniel Sturridge ". Read More »

Ronaldo hit with five-match ban after shoving referee

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The forward received two yellow cards in this season's first El Clasico , the first after removing his shirt to celebrate scoring, and the second for supposedly diving in the Barcelona box. Real Madrid added another goal in the 90th minute to win the Spanish Super Cup matchup. Zinedine Zidane suggested in his post-match press conference his side would appeal the red card , describing the second yellow as "ludicrous". Read More »

Family: Frank Broyles Dead at 92

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Arkansas coach Frank Broyles is carried from the field after a victory over Texas A&M in 1975. He was responsible for the hiring of basketball coaches Eddie Sutton and Nolan Richardson as well as Lou Holtz and Ken Hatfield in football . Read More »

Cavaliers release 2017-18 regular season schedule

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Oklahoma City, Feb. 3 vs. Houston, Feb. 11 at Boston and Feb. 25 vs. San Antonio). The Minnesota Timberwolves and rookie sensation Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers wrap things up on TNT at 10:30 p.m. The first of those is January 20 with the Warriors visiting the Rockets . The Feb. 10 Spurs-Warriors matchup at Oracle Arena in Oakland is another highlight of the Primetime schedule. Read More »

Oosthuizen blames 'two shots' for PGA runner-up

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He lost a play-off to Bubba Watson in the 2012 Masters, finished second in the 2015 US Open after recovering from an opening 77 to shoot 66, 66, 67 and lost another play-off in the 2015 Open at St Andrews. Opens (six), but Louis Oosthuizen , after coming in two strokes behind Justin Thomas Sunday at the PGA Championship , now lays claim to runner-up results in all four majors. Read More »