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Mets call up Rafael Montero to start vs Reds
- September 09, 2016

NY (74-66) entered play on Wednesday trailing the St. Louis Cardinals by one game for the second wild-card spot in the National League. Marlins 6, Phillies 0 • Andrew Cashner matched his season high for strikeouts with nine over 5 1/3 innings and earned his first win for Miami against visiting Philadephia. (more...)
Novak Djokovic close to peak after walkover victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
- September 08, 2016

That followed a second-round walkover thanks to Jiri Vesely and a third-round, first-set retirement by Mikhail Youzhny. Tsonga sought treatment after he was broken for a second time in the second set, wincing as the trainer manipulated his knee before wrapping tape below the joint. (more...)
Ryder Cup 2016: Westwood, Kaymer and Pieters selected as wild card picks
- September 08, 2016

However, the latter part of the season has seen a slight upturn in form, with runner-up finishes at the RBC Heritage and, two weeks ago at the Wyndham Championship, lifting him up to No.64. Knox is now seventh in the FedEx Cup standings on the PGA Tour and therefore in contention to win the overall title and $10m bonus at the Tour Championship, which finishes just five days before play gets under way at Hazeltine. (more...)
Neymar powers Brazil against Colombia Neymar powers Brazil against Colombia
- September 08, 2016

The home side got the flawless start when Miranda rose to head home a corner after just 80 seconds, scoring his first goal in 33 appearances for the national side. "We have world class strikers", Tabarez said. "We've become tougher and we deserve congratulations for taking the lead again after they pegged us back". (more...)
Troy Aikman not at all happy Fox Sports hired Skip Bayless Troy Aikman not at all happy Fox Sports hired Skip Bayless
- September 08, 2016

Bayless' FS1 "debate" show with Hall of Fame tight end Shannon Sharpe, ex-of-CBS, debuted Tuesday. That's interesting considering Bayless' show is called " Undisputed ". Bayless, once a sports columnist at The Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald, wrote " Hell Bent ", a book on the 1990s Cowboys . "Lil Wayne has been a friend and frequent guest on my show, and I've told him how honored I am to have such a legend create such a great song for our new show", said Bayless. (more...)
New & Improved Kell Brook Could Give GGG Problems New & Improved Kell Brook Could Give GGG Problems
- September 08, 2016

Kazakhstan's Golovkin, 34, is regarded by some observers as the best pound-for-pound fighter now involved in world boxing. If Brook does manage to get through and make an impact he can't rest on his laurels and believe he's hurt the champion-that is when Golovkin can really dish out the punishment and start unloading a barrage of body punches. (more...)
Goodell doesn't agree with Kaepernick's actions Goodell doesn't agree with Kaepernick's actions
- September 08, 2016

Meanwhile, Kaepernick has vowed to continue his protest into the regular season, although the precise method has evolved over the weeks. "I believe in the people, and WE can be the change!" he concluded. "I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed", Kaepernick told reporters Sunday. Now the 49ers quarterback is doing just that. (more...)
Twitter to celebrate Ganesh festival with special emoji Twitter to celebrate Ganesh festival with special emoji
- September 08, 2016

Lord Ganpathi , the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, is considered highest deity compared to other deities. He popularised Ganesh Chaturthi as a national festival to "bridge the gap between Brahmins and "non-Brahmins" and find a context in which to build a new grassroots unity between them", generating nationalistic fervour in the Maharashtran people to oppose British colonial rule. (more...)
Rory McIlroy's putting progress to win Deutsche Bank Championship
- September 08, 2016

He collected a check for $1.53 million for the effort and the 2,000 FedExCup points moved him up to fourth place. Englishman Casey, hunting his second career win on the U.S. Back in February, Chamblee said McIlroy's 'extensive weightlifting" was a "concern" for him - to which the 27-year-old responded on Twitter with a video of him lifting - while at The Open, Miller said he got "carried away with wearing tight shirts and showing off his muscles'. (more...)
Man who beat Nadal loses to Monfils in Open QFs Man who beat Nadal loses to Monfils in Open QFs
- September 08, 2016

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns a shot to Madison Keys, of the United States, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament , Sunday, Sept. Lucas Pouille outlasted 14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in a five-set classic on Sunday to lead a trio of Frenchmen into the quarterfinals of the US Open . (more...)
Ibrahimovic Had Offers From City And Arsenal
- September 08, 2016

And Schmeichel, who spent a season at City after eight illustrious years at United, has no doubts who the bigger club is. There's no one like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, football fans as well as the Sweden superstar himself knows that. It hasn't been for three years, it hasn't been even anywhere near the best club in England. However, the offers from Arsenal and Manchester City were not too appealing for him. (more...)
1 ranking than you think 1 ranking than you think
- September 08, 2016

Kerber has a semifinal match looming against either two-time finalist Caroline Wozniacki or No. 48 Anastasija Sevastova. Once ranked No. 1 for 49 consecutive weeks in 2011, Wozniacki is now No. That's why I think I'm playing like I'm playing right now, that I am really going for it, with a lot of belief in my game and myself. This time, the call ended the competitive portion of Vinci's quarterfinal: She managed to take only 10 of 38 points the rest of the way. (more...)
Karolina Pliskova breezes into US Open semi-finals Karolina Pliskova breezes into US Open semi-finals
- September 08, 2016

Agnieszka Radwanska walks off the court following her loss to Ana Konjuh on Monday. "Her serve is just too good". In the ninth game, Konjuh had 0-40 and after bypassing her first break chance, she took her second for a 5-4 lead. "I just couldn't do any more, I guess, today", Radwanska said. "At least the percentage. Obviously I played Venus this week, who is not probably as good as she is, but it's very similar game". (more...)
Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem Seahawks' Lane says he will continue to sit for anthem
- September 08, 2016

The 28-year-old backup quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers chose to sit during the national anthem before an NFL preseason game against the Green Bay Packers Aug. I think people have recognized them before, but I think with social media and the things that are going out, the media outlets, everybody has a chance to really show what is going on and their ideas and really having a chance to really protest what they think is wrong with America. (more...)
Australia set new T20 record score against Sri Lanka Australia set new T20 record score against Sri Lanka
- September 08, 2016

With Angelo Mathews, the captain, sidelined by a calf injury sustained in the fourth ODI, Dinesh Chandimal will be in charge, hoping to shake off the ODI series loss. Only once has either team passed 230 in the series and, regardless of the wicket, Australia are likely to want to bat first for the first time in the series. (more...)
England Legend Believes Wayne Rooney Should Have Retired After Euro 2016 England Legend Believes Wayne Rooney Should Have Retired After Euro 2016
- September 08, 2016

Tottenham, who have started their league campaign with five points from three games, next visit bottom club Stoke City on Saturday. Despite Slovakia being down to 10 men for the majority of the second half, England couldn't break their defence until worryingly close to the whistle. (more...)
Saban: Ex-USC coach Steve Sarkisian joins staff as analyst
- September 07, 2016

The Crimson Tide will open their Bryant-Denny Stadium schedule this Saturday afternoon against Western Kentucky. Cooper Bateman, the sophomore who started a game last season, completed his only pass for 5 yards and was sacked while playing Bama's final offensive series. (more...)
Serena Williams sets new slam mark
- September 07, 2016

There was little question of who she had in mind, although she acknowledged, with a satisfied nod, "It is me". World number one Williams dominated Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1 to surpass Martina Navratilova for most Grand Slam wins by a woman with 307. (more...)
Jacoby Ellsbury, Masahiro Tanaka lift Yankees over Blue Jays
- September 07, 2016

Since that series, the Blue Jays have always held at least a share of first place, but the fourth-place Yankees are now only 5 1/2 games back. The AL East-leading Blue Jays (77-60) started the day one game ahead of Boston. He left after a leadoff walk and a fly ball by pinch hitter Dioner Navarro that 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge caught against the top of the right-field wall. (more...)
Remembering Saint Teresa of Calcutta
- September 07, 2016

Born Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, Teresa came to India in 1929 as a sister of the Loreto order. "She bowed down before those who were spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity". - North Texas Catholics celebrated Mother Teresa's canonization with a thanksgiving mass. Only Pope John Paul II was named a saint within a shorter span of time, just nine years after his death. (more...)
Man chased clown with machete Man chased clown with machete
- September 07, 2016

The clown fled once officers arrived, the Winston-Salem Journal reported . The man was reported to be wearing white overalls, white gloves, red shoes, bushy red hair, with a white face and red nose. Police say they were called to a licensed daycare facility at 159 Norfolk Street after state inspectors conducted a compliance inspection an... The restiveness in Greenville was enough for police to warn that SC law prohibits anyone over age 18 from dressing up as a clown. (more...)
Malik and Sarfraz sparkle as Pakistan avoid England whitewash
- September 07, 2016

Pakistan were 266 for 6 after Malik drove Dawson to Roy at long-off and Mohammad Nawaz was run out by Jonny Bairstow, the wicketkeeper, but those wickets came too late to deny the tourists a much-needed win. But all-rounder Ali, speaking in Cardiff yesterday ahead of England's fifth and final one-day worldwide against Pakistan in the Welsh capital today, said: "If selected, I'll definitely go". (more...)
Clinton and Trump have a near-encounter in a battle for Ohio Clinton and Trump have a near-encounter in a battle for Ohio
- September 07, 2016

Trump and Pence attended a round-table discussion with union members, where Trump warned that America's manufacturing jobs are "going to hell". The Democratic vice presidential hopeful called this "an attack that is being encouraged by Donald Trump on the DNC by Russian Federation, similar to what led to the resignation of a president 30 years ago" he said. (more...)
Rashford bags hat-trick on England Under-21 debut
- September 07, 2016

Rashford is in the squad for the Euro 2017 qualifier against Norway on Tuesday, making his under 21s debut. "It means a lot (that Allardyce was here). Sam obviously has years and years of experience". Scholes said: "Ibra is great for young players, especially for someone like Rashford". "What we saw all week (from Rashford) we saw tonight, so I wasn't surprised in any way". (more...)
Claudio Bravo will not make Manchester City debut against West Ham Claudio Bravo will not make Manchester City debut against West Ham
- September 06, 2016

Caballero, who has started both Premier League games so far under Guardiola, looks set to face West Ham as the match comes too soon after Bravo's switch from Barcelona. City are willing to fork out up to £90,000 of the 29-year-old's weekly earnings if another club puts up their hand to offer him an escape route on loan. (more...)