Sport


Rajnath Singh asks J&K government to expedite implementation of PMDP Rajnath Singh asks J&K government to expedite implementation of PMDP
- September 11, 2017

The Home Minister has issued open invitation to people to meet him for finding solutions to the problems in the embattled State. The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said: "The strike is being observed by the people of Kashmir to prove to the world community and the Indian leadership that genuine people's movement in Kashmir can not be crushed by using military might or harassing the leadership". (more...)
Murray, Hingis win mixed doubles title at US Open Murray, Hingis win mixed doubles title at US Open
- September 11, 2017

The Scot said: "This scoring format is a lot more random than at Wimbledon ". Fleming, now national coach for Tennis Scotland, won the Delhi 2010 gold medal with Jocelyn Rae and collected eight ATP doubles titles before retiring at the beginning of the year. (more...)
Brewers' Jimmy Nelson lost for season with shoulder injury Brewers' Jimmy Nelson lost for season with shoulder injury
- September 10, 2017

Travis Shaw and Orlando Arcia each hit a two-run double, Ryan Braun scored on a balk by Grimm, and Perez had a sacrifice fly. Instead of going with rookie Brandon Woodruff on the hill, the Brewers chose to give Matt Garza another shot and it backfired. (more...)
Keys and Stephens secure places in all-American women's US Open final Keys and Stephens secure places in all-American women's US Open final
- September 10, 2017

She hasn't been to a U.S. Open semifinal in seven years, and hasn't won a Grand Slam of any kind in more than nine years. Now we know her name. Download the Team USA app today for breaking news, Olympic and Paralympic team bios, videos and more . (more...)
Nadal runs del Potro off his feet, reaches the final Nadal runs del Potro off his feet, reaches the final
- September 10, 2017

Open title. If someone had suggested in the beginning of the year that Roger Federer would win two Grand Slams and Rafael Nadal would take another (and possibly a second), we probably would have rolled our eyes. Both men are 31 years old but have little else in common. "I need to play with the right energy and I need to increase the level of my game, ' and I know that", Nadal said. (more...)
US Open: Kevin Anderson bounces into final US Open: Kevin Anderson bounces into final
- September 10, 2017

The No. 12-seeded Carreno Busta had won his first 16 sets in the tournament before Anderson started finding the range on his power shots late in the second set, capitalizing when Carreno-Busta double-faulted to give him set point. "My emotion at the end kind of summed it up". I was pretty nervous with it being the first time for both of us on the sport's most famous stage. That one serve game that I got broke in the first, I made a couple of errors. (more...)
Police report corroborates testimony that Paterno knew of previous Sandusky allegations Police report corroborates testimony that Paterno knew of previous Sandusky allegations
- September 09, 2017

The latest police report casts fresh doubt on denials by Paterno, his family and his supporters that the head coach knew about Sandusky's predatory serial molestation before the 2001 incident. It regards a legal battle between Penn State and insurance companies over who's ultimately responsible for $60 million in settlements to Sandusky's victims. (more...)
GM Koby Altman on Isaiah Thomas' hip injury situation GM Koby Altman on Isaiah Thomas' hip injury situation
- September 08, 2017

Looking forward, Thomas said that he's very much excited to play with LeBron James and the rest of the Cavaliers next season. Maybe he meant training camp, maybe he meant preseason, but here we are. "It's been my story". I made it clear to the organization that I was concerned about it and just wanted more direction. "He's texted me a few times". (more...)
Williams, Kvitova to lock horns in US Open quarters Williams, Kvitova to lock horns in US Open quarters
- September 07, 2017

Del Potro, who saved two match points to defeat sixth seed Dominic Thiem in a fourth-round thriller on Monday, has been plagued by injury ever since his moment in the NY spotlight eight years ago. Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Andrey Rublev of Russian Federation on day ten of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (more...)
Froome storms to time trial victory as he closes in on Vuelta Froome storms to time trial victory as he closes in on Vuelta
- September 07, 2017

Froome still holds a 1:16 advantage over Bahrain-Merida's Nibali, with the Team Sky rider aiming to become the third rider to win the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same year. This display recalled Froome's sensational performance in the 2011 time trial at the Vuelta, where he stunned team leader Bradley Wiggins by taking the red jersey in Salamanca. (more...)
The Difference Between IPL And BBL's Media Rights Deal Is Huge The Difference Between IPL And BBL's Media Rights Deal Is Huge
- September 06, 2017

All these years, facebook has not spent a single rupee on content here in India and then they go and put Rs 3900 crore on IPL. Five-six years ago when we got into sports broadcasting our view was that India was a market, where as far as the popularity of sport is concerned, including cricket , only the surface of the earth has been scratched. (more...)
Schwartzman Eliminates Former Champ Cilic in Flushing Schwartzman Eliminates Former Champ Cilic in Flushing
- September 06, 2017

Awaiting him in the next round is the 16th-seeded Frenchman Lucas Pouille , a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victor Friday afternoon over Kazahkstan's Mikhail Kukushkin . Seven weeks on, the result was no different as the Spaniard won by the same scoreline to set up a fourth round showdown against two-time champion Petra Kvitova, a 6-0, 6-4 victor over Caroline Garcia earlier in the day. (more...)
Lukaku header gains World Cup spot for Belgium Lukaku header gains World Cup spot for Belgium
- September 06, 2017

Roberto Martinez's side has become the first European nation to secure a spot in next year's tournament, although hosts Russia, Brazil, Iran, Japan and Mexico have already secured their positions. Belgium lead Group H by eight points with two games to play. Group A: At Amsterdam: The Netherlands 3 (Propper 7, 80, Robben 67) bt Bulgaria 1 (Kostadinov 69); At Borisov: Belarus 0 lost to Sweden 4 (Forsberg 18, Nyman 24, Berg 57, Granqvist 84-pen); At Toulouse: France 0 drew with ... (more...)
The Broncos Are Reportedly Signing Brock Osweiler The Broncos Are Reportedly Signing Brock Osweiler
- September 06, 2017

Trevor Siemian has been named Denver's starter entering the regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Chargers on September 11. Osweiler will be the back up to Siemian as Paxton Lynch , the 2016 first-round draft pick, recovers from a sprained shoulder. (more...)
Steelers land S Wilcox in deal with Buccaneers Steelers land S Wilcox in deal with Buccaneers
- September 05, 2017

As part of the International Player Pathway program, it allows the Bucs an exemption for an 11th practice squad member. Wilcox spent most of his career with the Dallas Cowboys and had 38 career starts in four seasons. His professional career got underway when the Cowboys selected him in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Georgia Southern, where he was named First-team All-Southern during his senior season. (more...)
How Vols staged fantastic rally in 42-41 OT win How Vols staged fantastic rally in 42-41 OT win
- September 05, 2017

I actually could see Tennessee blowing Georgia Tech out. The teams last played in 1987, when the Volunteers won 29-15 in Knoxville. The Yellow Jackets went 3-0 a year ago against the SEC, including season-ending victories over Georgia and Kentucky. (more...)
Florida State QB Deondre Francois out for the season Florida State QB Deondre Francois out for the season
- September 05, 2017

His 82 receiving yards give him 1,896 career receiving yards, good enough for fifth best all-time at Alabama. The play set up a 25-yard field goal from Pappanastos to put Alabama up 13-7 with 1:54 left in the third quarter. Francois earned ACC Rookie of the Year and ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year honors in 2016, leading all freshman QBs with 3,350 yards and 20 touchdowns. (more...)
McGregor Set to Challenge Pay-Per-View Record McGregor Set to Challenge Pay-Per-View Record
- September 05, 2017

It's unclear what the disagreement was about or why the men in attendance starting brawling, but one could guess it was over a disagreement with the 10th round ref stoppage of Irish UFC champion Conor McGregor . Mayweather said after the fight that he had anticipated this and just let McGregor tire himself out. It may be little surprise that the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has warm feelings for the boxer who helped him earn a minimum of US$30 million (S$41 million) from their bout, ... (more...)
Liverpool starlet Woodburn was always going to play for Wales - Coleman Liverpool starlet Woodburn was always going to play for Wales - Coleman
- September 04, 2017

It was a timeless moment, a goal that makes a fan stand up and shake a fellow supporter to check if what happened was real. Sebastian Prodl limped off in the first half as Austria saw their hopes of World Cup qualification suffer a potentially fatal blow following a 1-0 defeat to Wales in Cardiff last night. (more...)
Police identify body as missing Temple student Police identify body as missing Temple student
- September 04, 2017

Philly.com reported Saturday that police found blood splattered near the kitchen sink, rear door and on a trash can lid when they executed a search warrant Friday night at the 29-year-old man's home in the 1700 block of North 16th Street. It's unclear of Hupperterz has an attorney, according to court documents. Philadelphia police said Hupperterz, who once attended Temple, told university police investigators on Friday that he "had been so drunk when he left the bar he had no recollection ... (more...)
US Open 2017: Classy Petra Kvitova topples third seed Garbine Muguruza US Open 2017: Classy Petra Kvitova topples third seed Garbine Muguruza
- September 04, 2017

There is no doubt that many eyes have been following Maria Sharapova's every move since she arrived in NY, and the maximum possible number had the chance to do so: all of her matches were scheduled in the biggest arena in tennis, Arthur Ashe. (more...)
Browns Give Up On Brock Osweiler Experiment Browns Give Up On Brock Osweiler Experiment
- September 03, 2017

Despite Osweiler's struggles, he actually went 2-0 against the Colts last season en route to the Texans taking hold of the AFC South [which shows how bad last year's Colts were]. Even after releasing Osweiler, the Browns owe him $16 million in 2017. A year ago, the Texans thought so much of him that they gave him $72 million-and they weren't bidding against themselves. (more...)
Tim Howard Rips US Fans After Disappointing Loss Tim Howard Rips US Fans After Disappointing Loss
- September 03, 2017

The United States is now sitting in third with eight points after two wins, two draws and two losses after six games played. And for good reason as the Americans suffered a numbing and rare home World Cup qualifying defeat to Costa Rica , 2-0. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Completes £40m Liverpool Move Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Completes £40m Liverpool Move
- September 02, 2017

His performance against Liverpool in Arsenal's 4-0 hiding drew flak from fans with his future up in the air. He was constantly questioned about the contracts of Arsenal's key players-how the club had allowed Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts to run down withut trying to renew them. (more...)
UEFA Open Financial Fair Play Investigation into PSG After Massive Summer Spending UEFA Open Financial Fair Play Investigation into PSG After Massive Summer Spending
- September 02, 2017

PSG will have an option to make his loan move permanent next summer and should they decide to activate it, then Mbappe will be at the club until 2022. "I really wanted to be a part of the club's project, which is one of the most ambitious in Europe". The committee will also be able to examine the means of funding the Mbappé signing, following reports that PSG will use an initial loan period, which will delay the actual payment to Monaco until the following financial year. (more...)