• Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS
Red Sox hold off Yanks in Game 4, face Astros in ALCS

And they'll need to get through the other two to reach the World Series. BOSTON-Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price , saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of the American League Championship Series against Houston despite an unprecedented history of playoff struggles.

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  • Windies Struggling After Day 1 Of First Test Against India
Windies Struggling After Day 1 Of First Test Against India

Another century in the second match against the West Indies which begins on Friday in Hyderabad would see Shaw join a small group of greats including Mohammad Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly and Rohit Sharma who all hit tons in their first two Tests.

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  • Yankees ace Luis Severino not seeing eye to eye with Pedro Martinez
Yankees ace Luis Severino not seeing eye to eye with Pedro Martinez

From afar, I really enjoy watching him play, not when he's playing against us. He noted that Darling appeared aware that he might be coming off as a curmudgeon - the analyst went on to assert during Monday's telecast that he was a fan of bat-flips and "letting the kids play" - only to claim that "you have to judge for yourself, if you feel like rub...

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  • Ryu stars as Dodgers rout Braves
Ryu stars as Dodgers rout Braves

Los Angeles rookie left-hander Caleb Ferguson pitched a scoreless eighth inning, while former starter Alex Wood combined with Dylan Floro combined for a scoreless ninth. "When you look at it and giving each guy one extra day of rest as opposed to Hyun-Jin and Clayton on regular rest and then you look at Game 3, Walker (Buehler ) on an extra day, m...

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  • Premier League stats: Manchester City could improve on last season, says Gracenote
Premier League stats: Manchester City could improve on last season, says Gracenote

The usually unflappable Van Dijk was at fault for the one real incident when he lunged in on City substitute Leroy Sane and conceded a penalty, which Riyad Mahrez proceeded to blaze over the crossbar. "It's just the fact of having someone like that in the squad to turn to when you feel you need that player". "I would like to have taken it, I ...

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  • Sox win 16-1 to hand Yankees their worst postseason loss ever
Sox win 16-1 to hand Yankees their worst postseason loss ever

Severino said he likes to begin his warmup routine about 20 minutes before first pitch, playing catch in the outfield. It was the first time since 2015 that the Yankees had used a position player to pitch in a game. Boston is constructed in a similar fashion, knowing half its games are played in front of Fenway's Green Monster lurking in left fie...

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  • Ballon d'Or: Gareth Bale among first five nominees to be announced
Ballon d'Or: Gareth Bale among first five nominees to be announced

Federation Internationale de Football Association best player of the year Luka Modric remains on track for a second major award after he was named Monday among 30 nominees for the Ballon d'Or alongside the likes of ex-Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo , Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah .

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  • Southampton vs. Chelsea - Football Match Report
Southampton vs. Chelsea - Football Match Report

Maurizio Sarri's men continued to threaten Southampton on the break but after that second goal, the hosts stepped up their game and took control of the game. Kovacic has performed excellently since arriving at Stamford Bridge but Barkley's display suggests the options available to Sarri are increasing as Chelsea look to build on their unbea...

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  • Vettel and Verstappen collide in Japan
Vettel and Verstappen collide in Japan

If Hamilton wins at the next round in the USA Vettel must finish second to ensure the fight even goes to Mexico City. Raikkonen tried to clear him round the outside of the second part of the chicane, only to be forced off by the rejoining Red Bull and fall behind Vettel.

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  • Van Dijk's verdict on penalty and City stalemate
Van Dijk's verdict on penalty and City stalemate

The Arsenal legend has made no secret of his belief that Liverpool FC will win the Premier League title this season, despite Manchester City's domination in the top flight last term. Liverpool , now without a win in four games, struggled to test the City goal, leaving goalkeeper Ederson largely untroubled. Everyone misses penalties, even big,...

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  • Manchester United have been embarrassing - Alan Shearer
Manchester United have been embarrassing - Alan Shearer

But Sky Sports News has been told no such decision has been made by the powers-that-be at Old Trafford. "I think we have enough potential to do better than what we are doing in the Premier League ", he said. Neville accused the United board of "playing Football Manager with the biggest club in the world" and said "the tail is wagging the dog...

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  • Liverpool v Manchester City — Big Match Focus
Liverpool v Manchester City — Big Match Focus

It was a marker that they were coming for Chelsea's title. Guardiola signed the Frenchman for £52m from Monaco previous year and the player has been a regular starter this season since returning from a long-term knee injury. In the last 15 minutes they had two big chances and scored a goal. "There's still room for improvement, a few cobwebs p...

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  • India vs West Indies | Prithvi Shaw scores century in Test debut
India vs West Indies | Prithvi Shaw scores century in Test debut

Kohli, who started on his overnight score of 72, got to his hundred in his 123rd innings with a boundary off leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli celebrates after reaching his century (100 runs) during the second day´s play of the first Test cricket match between India and West Indies at the Saurashtra Cricket As...

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  • Highlights of winner-take-all National League Central tiebreaker
Highlights of winner-take-all National League Central tiebreaker

The teams will meet today in Los Angeles, with the victor taking the division and the loser playing in the wild-card game Tuesday. Joe Maddon didn't think this game came down to the bullpens, pointing to how the Brewers had 12 hits and his Cubs team managed only 3.

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  • Kohli and Pant take India beyond 400
Kohli and Pant take India beyond 400

After Shaw and Cheteshwar Pujara added 206 runs for the second wicket, Virat Kohli too made a decision to join the run-fest. Prithvi Shaw first grabbed the attention of the world as a 14-year-old when he 546 off 330 balls for Rizvi-Springfield against D'Assisi High School in the Harris Shield tournament of 2013-14.

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  • The Yankees set a new single-season home run record
The Yankees set a new single-season home run record

The Red Sox clinched the division title long ago, and the only thing left to decide this weekend was for the Yankees to wrap up home field for the wild-card game, which they did Friday night with an 11-5 victory. Red Sox: 4-6, .283 batting average, 5.72 ERA, outscored opponents by one run. "I'd say he's in the conversation (for the postseason), yes...

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  • Messi double helps Barcelona get past Tottenham in Champions League
Messi double helps Barcelona get past Tottenham in Champions League

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has just scored an absolute belter against Spurs in the Champions League tonight, putting the Catalan giants two-nil up in the first 45 minutes. Working the ball from just outside their own box up the pitch, a wonderful pass from Lionel Messi fed in Jordi Alba down the left-hand side. Meanwhile, Barce...

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  • San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Preview, Tips & Odds
San Francisco Giants vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Preview, Tips & Odds

If both teams win on Sunday , they will play a tiebreaker on Monday at Dodger Stadium. The defending NL champions locked up their sixth straight trip to the postseason, assured of at least a spot in the wild-card game. The lefty retired the first 10 batters in order before Joe Panik's single in the fourth. The Dodgers offense was impressive ...

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  • Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' with referee selection for Reds game
Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' with referee selection for Reds game

I know you will make a fuss of it, but that's football. We need to make the next step in our development'. "He's not in great form, but I don't really think he's in bad form either", Carragher said . Of course it's a really important week, but I think the period after the worldwide break we already knew that it was going to be really important b...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho unable to speak about club's situation
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho unable to speak about club's situation

We knew we wouldn't create 20 chances. But they failed to impress as Mourinho's men made it four games without a win. The atmosphere at Old Trafford was rather flat as United lacked any bite in a contest played at walking pace, with the visitors content to keep them at bay with crisp one-touch passing.

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  • Spurs lose Alli, Eriksen, Vertonghen and Dembélé for Barcelona match
Spurs lose Alli, Eriksen, Vertonghen and Dembélé for Barcelona match

Tottenham entertain Barcelona at Wembley tomorrow night in the UEFA Champions League group stage. Spurs lost three games in a row under Mauricio Pochettino for the first time recently but have found form again of late, beating Brighton and Huddersfield Town in their last two Premier League games.

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  • Manchester United vs Valencia, Champions League
Manchester United vs Valencia, Champions League

Well, they are getting what they asked for with Mourinho and lots more, as he is dragging the reputation of a massive football club through the dirt with his negativity in the media and his persistent public criticism of his players. In the United States, the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial). United lost 3-1...

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  • Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch
Rockies Cubs NL Wild Card Game free live stream, watch

The Rockies scored in the first after jon Lester surrendered a walk to Charlie Blackmon , an ivy-wall double to DJ LeMahieu that put Blackmon on third and a sacrifice fly to center by Arenado. Then Baez backed up his own big talk with the kind of action that made him an MVP candidate who feels emboldened to say whatever he wants. "We've got to...

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  • Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off Field
Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off Field

This was an earth-shattering moment for the kid. "I love Earl. I've always loved him", Carroll stated after the game. "He went right to what it's going to take to get back ... "He knew exactly what had happened to him. He felt just the same and all that". The catch resulted in a touchdown, and Thomas' lower leg collides with Willaims as he hops o...

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  • Benjamin Mendy Facing Uncertain Future At City
Benjamin Mendy Facing Uncertain Future At City

Sergio Aguero continued his prolific strike rate at The Etihad Stadium as Manchester City warmed up for their important Champions League clash in Hoffenheim with a comfortable victory, Daily Mail reports. "I spoke with him", Guardiola told reporters on Friday (Sept 28). We were lucky he scored a goal in the right moment. Guardiola i...

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