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Phillies turn triple play in fifth inning against Cubs Phillies turn triple play in fifth inning against Cubs
- August 28, 2017

Hoskins -called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10 - had hit his 10th homer in just his 57th major-league at-bat Saturday against Chicago, becoming the quickest to that number in modern major league history, according to Elias. "We've got that need to improve on fastball command, as well as secondary stuff, but primarily fastball command and that's what it's all about", Mackanin told CSNPhilly. (more...)
Motorcycling-Dovizioso takes MotoGP lead with British GP win Motorcycling-Dovizioso takes MotoGP lead with British GP win
- August 28, 2017

The Italian, who had started sixth on the grid with his Spanish rival on pole position, now has 183 points to Marquez's 174 after becoming the first rider to win four races this season. Dovizioso bided his time before using the Ducati's sheer speed to draft past Rossi's M1 and hold him off on the brakes into Stowe with three laps to go. (more...)
That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes
- August 28, 2017

With United struggling to break down Leicester , Mourinho introduced Rashford for Mata in the 66th minute. The goal stood and United secured a 2-0 win to ensure they remain top of the Premier League table on maximum points as they have a +10 goal difference from their opening three games. (more...)
Cowboys' Anthony Hitchens to undergo tests on knee; team fears torn ACL Cowboys' Anthony Hitchens to undergo tests on knee; team fears torn ACL
- August 28, 2017

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens has been diagnosed as having sustained a tibial plateau fracture in his right knee, sources tell 105.3 The Fan, and may need 10 weeks to recover. Another option is for the Cowboys to place Hitchens on short-term injured reserve, which would sideline him for the first eight weeks of the season. (more...)
Celtics will 'strongly resist' adding compensation to Kyrie Irving trade Celtics will 'strongly resist' adding compensation to Kyrie Irving trade
- August 28, 2017

ESPN reported Friday night that the Cavaliers are "considering possible ramifications" after Thomas took his physical. According to the veteran NBA Insider, the Cavs are still weighing options whether to accept the Celtics' current trade offer or veto it altogether. (more...)
Rhys Hoskins' sliding catch starts triple play in Phillies' win vs. Cubs Rhys Hoskins' sliding catch starts triple play in Phillies' win vs. Cubs
- August 28, 2017

Hendricks is the first pitcher to have two hits in an inning since Carlos Zambrano in 2003. A harmless bunt single by Pedro Florimon to start the inning was anything but, as errors and two wild pitches in the inning set the Phillies up for a bigger inning, including a 2-run home run by Nick Williams to give the home team a lead they would not relinquish. (more...)
IndyCar takeaways: No regrets for Newgarden in risky Gateway win IndyCar takeaways: No regrets for Newgarden in risky Gateway win
- August 28, 2017

A packed main grandstand roared when Newgarden, in the No. 2 PPG Automotive Refinish Team Penske Chevrolet, slipped inside of Pagenaud, driving the No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet on Lap 6. Newgarden swept around the outside of his pole-sitting teammate Will Power - who nearly instantly went loose, lost the back end and spun, while Ed Carpenter spun in avoidance and collected Takuma Sato. (more...)
All Blacks ruthless finish returns in epic Bledisloe victory All Blacks ruthless finish returns in epic Bledisloe victory
- August 28, 2017

In a test match, you need to win the big moments because they are irregular, and when you have opportunities in the match to make a statement, you have to make them. Australia were brilliant in attack and courageous on defence. "Both teams played to the very end and it's just unfortunate that we were put in that position in the end and that one really just cuts the heart". (more...)
Emma: Mike Glennon Stated His Case As Bears' Starting Quarterback Emma: Mike Glennon Stated His Case As Bears' Starting Quarterback
- August 28, 2017

The play calls have been different for both quarterbacks so far in the preseason as Glennon has ran more of the Bears standard playbook to where Trubisky's passing plays have been more bootlegs and shot gun pass plays. Fox continued to stress Glennon is the opening day starter, and the team's plan is to get a better read on Trubisky because he may not have many more opportunities to play. (more...)
Liverpool's Klopp wary of returning Sanchez ahead of Arsenal visit Liverpool's Klopp wary of returning Sanchez ahead of Arsenal visit
- August 28, 2017

Alexis works for hard and is focused to play. The forward is expected to depart the United Kingdom to join up with his Chile global squad shortly after Sunday's crunch tie at Anfield, and surely if he is fit enough for his country, he should be fit enough for us. (more...)
Kony Ealy Released by Patriots After Trading for DE in March Kony Ealy Released by Patriots After Trading for DE in March
- August 28, 2017

The Missouri product spent his first three pro seasons with the Panthers , appearing in 47 regular season games. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Ealy is best known for his Super Bowl 50 performance with the Panthers. "It gives him an opportunity about a week ahead of next week to hopefully create a better opportunity for himself", Belichick said. "It just didn't work out for either one of us like we hoped it would". (more...)
Bills DT Dareus sent home after violating team rules Bills DT Dareus sent home after violating team rules
- August 28, 2017

And Dareus has proven extremely valuable in any setting, but for the amount of money he's making, the Bills have to wonder if the trouble is worth it. "Hopefully this is something he'll learn from and everybody will understand the message that Sean and I have expectations", said Beane. In 2015, the NFL suspended Dareus for the first game of the regular season for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy after Dareus was arrested in Alabama in May of 2014 for possession of ... (more...)
Kizer starts in Browns' 13-9 win over Buccaneers Kizer starts in Browns' 13-9 win over Buccaneers
- August 28, 2017

Tight end Seth DeValve, the first white player in the National Football League to kneel, said he "wanted to take that opportunity with my teammates to pray for our country and also to draw attention to the fact that we have work to do". The reports began immediately however that the team was looking to part with him, hopefully to find a trading partner or, failing that, simply releasing him, even though it would not save them the salary cap space. (more...)
Gausman sharp in Orioles' win over Red Sox Gausman sharp in Orioles' win over Red Sox
- August 28, 2017

The former Tampa Bay Ray will be looking to bounce back against a familiar foe, as he's gone 4-4 with a 4.78 ERA over fifteen career starts versus Boston . In the last two innings, the Orioles added two more runs. Schebler crushed a two-run homer and hit his first triple of the season as Cincinnati won their second straight. (more...)
Cameron Meredith Carted off vs. Titans with Knee Injury Cameron Meredith Carted off vs. Titans with Knee Injury
- August 27, 2017

In addition, Bears long snapper Patrick Scales is out with a knee injury of his own while cornerback Prince Amukamara has been listed as doubtful to return due to an ankle injury. Before that, Meredith was enjoying a solid game having caught a pair of passes for 44 yards. The Bears also have the likes of Kevin White , Victor Cruz , Markus Wheaton and Kendall Wright - among others - along the outside as wide receiver options. (more...)
Huddersfield eye move for Leeds goalkeeper Robert Green Huddersfield eye move for Leeds goalkeeper Robert Green
- August 27, 2017

Leeds United have officially confirmed that goalkeeper Rob Green has left the club, with the custodian joining Huddersfield Town . Green was a notable absentee at the City Ground with the experienced goalkeeper replaced on the substitutes' bench by 20-year-old Bailey Peacock-Farrell amid interest from Huddersfield . (more...)
Mourinho refuses to take credit for United's super subs
- August 27, 2017

United's disappointing 6th place finish last season owed much to their frequent inability to convert draws into victories, particularly in home games against so-called weaker opposition. But while that sounds like much for fans to cheer about, Mourinho complained that they only made themselves heard when Rashford made the breakthrough midway through the second half. (more...)
Mkhitaryan expecting Man Utd home comforts as 'luck' improves Mkhitaryan expecting Man Utd home comforts as 'luck' improves
- August 27, 2017

United's pressure won a penalty early in the second half after Danny Simpson handled Anthony Martial's cross in the 53rd minute. The opening minutes saw United lay siege to the Leicester goal but it was the Foxes who reached the quarter-of-an-hour mark having enjoyed the better of possession. (more...)
Packers Suffer First Loss of the Preseason Packers Suffer First Loss of the Preseason
- August 27, 2017

Charles played only eight games the previous two seasons because of knee injuries. There were 20 accepted penalties in the game , at least a dozen more were declined and on one kickoff return, the Packers had holding flags thrown against Josh Jones , Geronimo Allison and Justin McCray. (more...)
Maria Sharapova opts for Riccardo Tisci dress for US Open comeback Maria Sharapova opts for Riccardo Tisci dress for US Open comeback
- August 27, 2017

Sharapova made her return in April at Stuttgart, reaching the semi-finals as a wildcard, but such invitations sparked criticism from some WTA rivals, saying she should have to work her way back without such benefits, and some suggesting a life ban. (more...)