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Tyrod Taylor, TJ Yates concussions leave Bills short-handed at QB Tyrod Taylor, TJ Yates concussions leave Bills short-handed at QB
- August 29, 2017

McDermott has more problems on his hands, as of Sunday. Buffalo turned to Wenning because starter Tyrod Taylor and third-stringer T.J. Yates are both being evaluated for concussions suffered Saturday in a 13-9 preseason loss at Baltimore. (more...)
Toto Wolff hails 'faultless' Lewis Hamilton after Spa victory Toto Wolff hails 'faultless' Lewis Hamilton after Spa victory
- August 29, 2017

The Mercedes and Ferrari pairings dominated the first four places with the Red Bull Renaults of Max Verstappen and Ricciardo fifth and sixth. "I guess you could say the marshals had to come on to clean up, but they did it quite quick", Hamilton said. (more...)
Jon Jones breaks silence since failed drug test Jon Jones breaks silence since failed drug test
- August 29, 2017

And all of this time that I was in the USADA program, I was actually taking supplements, and I never actually had anything like that happen. "I just don't know that there will be time". For his part, Jones broke his silence on the matter on Sunday night with a tweet. Times like these remind me how blessed I truly am. "And I really want to be careful with how I answer these questions, because Jon is entitled to the process of what's going to happen with his other tests. (more...)
Van Dijk must fight for spot - Davis Van Dijk must fight for spot - Davis
- August 29, 2017

However, numerous reports including the Telegraph have insinuated that a bid of around £50m would be strangely be enough to persuade the Saints to cash in on the Netherlands global. Antonio Conte is desperate to further strengthen his squad during the closing stages of the window and van Dijk would be a superb addition if the Blues were able to pull off a deal. (more...)
Brewers Take Big Weekend Series From Dodgers Brewers Take Big Weekend Series From Dodgers
- August 29, 2017

They'll open a home series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park on Tuesday. After hitting 24 home runs through July 31, Milwaukee first baseman Eric Thames has hit just three in August, and he's hitting just.214 since the All-Star break. (more...)
How Jose Mourinho Brought The Fun Back To Manchester United
- August 29, 2017

The tricky Algerian twisted and turned past United players but came closest when Demarai Gray slipped him in for a shot on goal, however, the pass was slightly too heavy, forcing the Mahrez wider than he would have wanted to be. "We haven't had many matches last season where we played 90 minutes with the control we had today", he added. Mourinho's men saw out the closing minutes, earning a 2-0 win and ensuring that they maintained their 100% winning start. (more...)
Jesse Jackson: NFL Owners 'colluded' against Kaepernick Jesse Jackson: NFL Owners 'colluded' against Kaepernick
- August 29, 2017

Former NFL great Jim Brown says he admires Colin Kaepernick for inspiring national anthem protests in the NFL, but you won't catch Brown joining the protests. Many of his supporters believe that the all-white and all-billionaire NFL owners are collectively punishing Kaepernick for his heroic political stance against racism, which continues to resonate with the public and with fellow football players during 2017 preseason games. (more...)
Manchester United beat Leicester to top the Premier League
- August 29, 2017

Nobody would cast this as United's finest performance, but that would be beside the point. Sensing the game beginning to drift towards a draw Mourinho turned to his bench. Against that, it is fair to point out that that Plan A didn't work perfectly. However, Harry Maguire, whose 55th-minute goal clinched a 2-0 victory for Leicester against Brighton, could be a doubtful starter against the Red Devils. (more...)
John Harbaugh Signs Contract Extension With Ravens John Harbaugh Signs Contract Extension With Ravens
- August 29, 2017

Head coach John Harbaugh once again reiterated that point on Saturday as he stated that the 32-year-old would be full tilt by Week 1, according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN . The Ravens have only had three head coaches in their 21-year history. Under Harbaugh the Ravens are 10-5 in the playoffs, and the 10 playoff wins since 2008 rank second only to the New England Patriots. (more...)
David Wright's Shoulder Injury Rehab Assignment Shut Down Due to Pain David Wright's Shoulder Injury Rehab Assignment Shut Down Due to Pain
- August 29, 2017

Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will miss the rest of the season because of a right hamstring strain , the New York Mets announced Monday. He had been on a rehab assignment, hoping to return this season after neck surgery previous year to fix a cervical disk herniation. (more...)
Judge sits as Yankees open series against Cleveland Judge sits as Yankees open series against Cleveland
- August 29, 2017

After a stellar first half, slashing.329/.440/.691 with 30 home runs and 66 RBI in 84 games, Judge has slashed.179/.341/.352 with seven homers and 16 RBI in 41 second-half games. Entering Monday, the Yankees were 3.5 games ahead of the Minnesota Twins for the first wild-card spot in the American League . Girardi played down suspicions that Judge might be harboring an injury - he has been spotted with an ice pack on his left shoulder - and has ascribed his decline to the normal ... (more...)
Matthew Stafford reportedly to become highest-paid player in National Football League history Matthew Stafford reportedly to become highest-paid player in National Football League history
- August 29, 2017

The five-year deal will be worth $135 million , per NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, making him the highest-paid player in NFL history. In April, Stafford made it clear he wanted to remain with Detroit. In three playoff games, Stafford has thrown four touchdowns, three interceptions with a 63.2% completion percentage. However, Stafford's deal will surpass the deal Carr signed this summer. (more...)
Phil Jones becoming a key part of Manchester United's armoury Phil Jones becoming a key part of Manchester United's armoury
- August 29, 2017

Mourinho is banking on Ibrahimovic being ready for the second half of the season but the prospect of the 35-year-old being in contention for United's festive programme - when they face Leicester, Burnley, Southampton and Everton over a 10-day period - would be a considerable boon for the manager. (more...)
Leicester are back to title-winning form - Mourinho
- August 29, 2017

That galvanised Leicester and their typical counter-attack threat returned, with the tricky Mahrez twice beating United defenders on the right before firing efforts across goal, one which De Gea kept out with his foot and the other that was drilled past everyone. (more...)
Liverpool crushes Arsenal 4-0 as Salah shines Liverpool crushes Arsenal 4-0 as Salah shines
- August 29, 2017

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool , left, and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal battle for possession. With the home victory, Liverpool is in second place in the EPL standings with seven points, while Arsenal is in 16th place with three points. Cech was called into action after 54 minutes as he produced a good low save to deny Salah a goal while Jordan Henderson fired over from the rebound. (more...)
Garbiñe Muguruza Takes Another Turn At The Open Garbiñe Muguruza Takes Another Turn At The Open
- August 29, 2017

Spanish third seed Muguruza matched her best showing on the NY hardcourts in five tries by defeating American Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3 for her first triumph in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which celebrated its 20th anniversary. "In the paper, people might think that". The Halep-Sharapova match on Monday night was a featured match of the opening day of play. Muguruza's record at the US Open is a surprise, given her attacking style of play and ability to dominate from the baseline. (more...)
Arsenal confident Alexis Sanchez won't complete summer transfer, reveals insider Arsenal confident Alexis Sanchez won't complete summer transfer, reveals insider
- August 29, 2017

Wenger said the 28-year-old is ready to be involved at Anfield, but would not state whether he is set to be named in the starting line-up. Alexis works for hard and is focused to play. "He's very focused, very happy". "He is very focused, very happy and as I told you before, the fact that he goes into the previous year of his contract does not mean we have no chance to extend it". (more...)
Paxton Lynch to miss some time with shoulder sprain Paxton Lynch to miss some time with shoulder sprain
- August 29, 2017

But he landed hard on his right shoulder as he was sacked on Denver's first possession and was replaced by Kyle Sloter . Postgame, head coach Vance Joseph said he did not believe the injury was serious. Then there's the matter of having a backup to Siemian to start the regular season, which is a much bigger deal. Siemian played the first half against the Packers and Lynch played just the one series in the second half before departing. (more...)
Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback
- August 29, 2017

He also has experience with a team that eventually earned the No. 1 pick in the following year's draft, with 11 starts (1-10 record) for the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they had nothing to gain by winning games. The 38-year-old beat out youngsters Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty for the starting job despite getting very little reps during the preseason. (more...)
Konta shocked out of US Open Konta shocked out of US Open
- August 29, 2017

In my case it is not about the tennis, it is about getting my stuff together. "I am now winning more matches and that is what matters". The victory was only Krunic's second over a player ranked in the top 10, but Konta's exit from the first round of a major was anything but an anomaly - the Sydney-born 26-year-old also suffered an early exit at the French Open. (more...)