• Pure Class From Virgil Van Dijk As He Consoles Grief Stricken Referee
Pure Class From Virgil Van Dijk As He Consoles Grief Stricken Referee

The late point earned sent Netherlands top of their Nations League group ahead of France , with Germany ending bottom, relegated. "We should all be proud of ourselves". "The result is annoying", Sane said. Prior to that, they went three matches without scoring, representing another unwanted record for Low. With counters, Germany then...

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  • Who is the Redskins’ backup for Alex Smith?
Who is the Redskins’ backup for Alex Smith?

Washington is in need of another quarterback after starter Alex Smith went down with a broken fibula and tibia in Sunday's loss to the Texans . Smith, 34, was hurt when Houston's J.J. Sanchez signed with the Bears last season and spent the entire year focusing on being a mentor for then-rookie Mitchell Trubisky. Oddly, his first gam...

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  • F3 Driver fractures spine in horrific crash
F3 Driver fractures spine in horrific crash

Floersch later wrote in a tweet that she would be going into surgery on Monday morning. Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi was rushed to hospital with back pain after Ms Floersch crashed into him. "Sophia was very close to Jehan Daruvala and as he braked early she had no time to react", he said. Her vehicle appeared to clip a rival on the way into ...

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  • Kyrie Irving makes Boston Celtics revelation ahead of Hornets clash
Kyrie Irving makes Boston Celtics revelation ahead of Hornets clash

As one of the game's best pure scorers, able to score at a high level from all three levels of the floor thanks to his shooting touch, footwork and finishing ability, Irving is Boston's undisputed best offensive option. Utah ended a two-game losing streak, which started with a 118-68 loss at Dallas on Wednesday. While the Raptors looked every bi...

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  • Packers-Seahawks TV ratings were highest in years for 'Thursday Night Football'
Packers-Seahawks TV ratings were highest in years for 'Thursday Night Football'

Clearly agitated, Rodgers responded by saying, "there's still hope...it's just going to take one galvanizing moment". He has surpassed 100 receiving yards just once while tallying more at least four catches five times this season. Green Bay never got the ball back. For the first half, we were right. Wright had undergone arthroscopic surgery...

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  • Why the Warriors are giving Draymond Green 'time off'
Why the Warriors are giving Draymond Green 'time off'

It's the best league in the world". "They didn't want to play defense on guys like Kevin Durant ". Clark was listed as questionable against the Warriors because of a bruised hip but didn't consider sitting out against the defending champions.

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  • Rajon Rondo expected to miss 3-5 weeks with broken hand
Rajon Rondo expected to miss 3-5 weeks with broken hand

Until Rondo gets back, Lonzo Ball will likely see an increase in minutes individually, and this could also mean that the team will call up Alex Caruso - who is now on assignment with the South Bay Lakers - from the G League. The Lakers then head to Cleveland on Wednesday for James' first game against his former team after leaving the Cavaliers i...

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  • Burns fifty thrusts England into crucial lead
Burns fifty thrusts England into crucial lead

Dananjaya frustrated England's spinners before falling to Moeen Ali leg before for 31. Leach then made the breakthrough at the other end, getting a ball to break sharply off the surface and beat Kaushal Silva's forward defence, to rattle off stump - the batsman dismissed for 6.

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  • Race to Dubai: Francesco Molinari leads rival Tommy Fleetwood
Race to Dubai: Francesco Molinari leads rival Tommy Fleetwood

First awarded in 1955, the Collare d'Oro al Merito Sportivo can only be bestowed on an athlete once in a career, for achieving the pinnacle in their sport, and there can be no doubt of Molinari's merit after he won the Open Championship and then became the first European to win five out of five points in the Ryder Cup .

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  • Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young
Jacob deGrom at last gets a win: the Cy Young

Corey Kluber , Chris Sale , and Gerrit Cole also received serious consideration for the award. The National League was a three-horse race throughout the second half of the season with deGrom being challenged by Max Scherzer , a three-time victor, and Aaron Nola .

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  • Bowles’ sinking Jets bottom out with 41-10 loss to Bills
Bowles’ sinking Jets bottom out with 41-10 loss to Bills

But for Western New York's bedraggled fan base, the past week reminded us sports truly can be enjoyable. NY has now lost four in a row heading into its bye-week break. In just over a season and a half in Buffalo, the Pittsburgh product appeared in eight regular season games, going 1-3 in four starts, completing 52.3-percent of his passes for 548 ...

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  • You can bet which 76ers teammate Butler will make cry
You can bet which 76ers teammate Butler will make cry

The offseason addition of Anthony Tolliver has helped, as he is averaging 3.7 3-point attempts per game while also making 41.7 percent, but Saric is a step up with a career average of 4.7 three-point attempts per game. "It was an easy call for me". I love to show I can help a team win, that I'm one of the really good players in the league. I think ...

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  • Japan have a new mindset - Jones
Japan have a new mindset - Jones

An offside from England gave New Zealand the chance to go ahead for the first time in the match and Barrett made it 16-15 with 20 minutes to go of the match. "We'll learn a lot from that today". We had opportunities to win the game, we didn't take them, they did so they deserved to win the game. "They've had a few close games recently".

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  • ESPN Releases 2nd Half Prediction For Duke-Army
ESPN Releases 2nd Half Prediction For Duke-Army

So the trio of star freshmen contributed 75 of Duke's 94 points. Emmanuel Nzekwesi had 16 points and eight rebounds for Oral Roberts. Nick Weatherspoon had 10 points. Troy Baxter and Christian Carlyle led FGCU (1-2) with 20 points apiece. IN is 2-0 with wins over Chicago State (104-55) and Montana State (80-35).

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  • National Football League cancels Mexico City trip, moves Chiefs-Rams game to L.A
National Football League cancels Mexico City trip, moves Chiefs-Rams game to L.A

The NFL announced on Tuesday that the game will now be played at the LA Coliseum because the playing surface at Estadio Azteca did not meet NFL standards. And if the NFL actually intends to make the Rams and Chiefs play on that field surface, then that's just even more shame the league is bringing upon itself.

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  • Roger Federer crashes to Kei Nishikori in ATP Finals opener
Roger Federer crashes to Kei Nishikori in ATP Finals opener

En route to the final, he upset one of the game's greats in another lengthy encounter, as he had a bit more fuel in the tank to prevail by winning the final set 13-11. I'm very proud of that achievement and it's extra special this year because of the whole process and the journey that I've been through in the past 15 months, in particular, the past...

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  • Seahawks Film Room: Wilson's missed opportunities, sacks contributed to loss vs. Chargers
Seahawks Film Room: Wilson's missed opportunities, sacks contributed to loss vs. Chargers

That said, I am going to go ahead and be the bad sport and grade the refs with an F. Last Sunday versus the Chargers, things couldn't have been more different as Wilson put together one of his worst games of the season. "That was a heck of a play by (Wilson)", Brown said. Of Seattle's next nine possessions, none gained more than 49 net yards and on...

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  • Kane backs plan to honour Rooney in United States friendly
Kane backs plan to honour Rooney in United States friendly

The Three Lions manager decided last week that Wayne Rooney would return for a one-off friendly appearance against US on Thursday. Wayne is one of the greatest ever players to play for England , the greatest goalscorer to play for England , so why not give him the send-off he deserves? " I think it's great ", Kane said after scoring twice f...

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  • Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of Manchester Derby
Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of Manchester Derby

It's been four years since United lost a game at the Etihad. After falling behind to a spectacular volley by Cristiano Ronaldo, United came from behind through a free kick by Juan Mata and an own goal by Leonardo Bonucci, giving them an invaluable three points to reclaim second place in Group H.

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  • Leach hurts Sri Lanka, England continue victory push
Leach hurts Sri Lanka, England continue victory push

The 25-year-old's display has given the England selectors much to consider ahead of the second Test, especially with Bairstow expected to fit to return. The final result might have seemed nearly inevitable at the start of play, with Sri Lanka pursuing a world record chase of 462 or the equally unlikely prospect of batting two full days for a dr...

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  • Liverpool still heading in the right direction - Klopp
Liverpool still heading in the right direction - Klopp

Jose Mourinho's side sit eighth in the Premier League table but they can close the gap on the top four to four points with a repeat of last years thrilling 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium. "Now we have to react in the right way - not only on Sunday , but in general". Klopp said: "Trent has played constantly". We don't want to lose and you always...

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  • Mourinho hails ‘fantastic’ United comeback
Mourinho hails ‘fantastic’ United comeback

Mourinho and Guardiola have clashed a number of times over the years, dating back to their El Classico days when they were in charge at Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. "I see a team with a lot of commitment, aggression without the ball, everybody runs in front and everybody runs in behind the ball and a few weeks ago in Stamford Bridge - ...

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  • No margin for error in UEFA Champions League, Klopp admits
No margin for error in UEFA Champions League, Klopp admits

First and foremost, we really have to admit to ourselves a lot of things are better than past year. The Netherlands worldwide started alongside Joel Matip in the centre of Liverpool FC's defence for their fourth Champions League fixture of the season.

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  • Dez Bryant reportedly signs with New Orleans
Dez Bryant reportedly signs with New Orleans

Over the course of his eight-year career, Bryant has appeared in 113 regular season games with 99 starts, posting 531 receptions for 7,459 yards (14.0 avg.) with 73 touchdowns. Since that banner year, Bryant has posted just 150 catches, 2,035 yards and 17 touchdowns over the past three seasons. Soon after, Bryant tweeted several times that he h...

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  • Arsenal 0-0 Sporting: Keown hammers Aubameyang after Europa League draw
Arsenal 0-0 Sporting: Keown hammers Aubameyang after Europa League draw

Welbeck's teammate Mesut Ozil has since taken to Twitter to wish the attacker a speedy recovery. It remains unclear whether Welbeck will be able to play for Arsenal again before his contract expires in the summer. But it was Welbeck's injury just before the half hour mark that was the main talking point from a largely forgettable Emirates Stadi...

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