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Sergio Garcia breaks putter, sinks long putt with 3-wood Sergio Garcia breaks putter, sinks long putt with 3-wood
- September 04, 2017

Open. Sergio Garcia had to do things the hard way for the majority of his third round at the Dell Technologies Championship . He stumbled on Saturday with a two-over 73, and frustration from that round seems to have carried over into Sunday's third round. (more...)
Michael Conforto to undergo shoulder surgery for torn capsule Michael Conforto to undergo shoulder surgery for torn capsule
- September 04, 2017

Conforto was expected to begin the season at Triple-A Las Vegas, but was among the last additions to the roster in spring training after an injury to Juan Lagares provided an opening. However, if Conforto must indeed miss part of 2018, the Mets might need to make arrangements during the offseason to address the possibility. Conforto, 24, was in the middle of his first career All-Star run with the Mets this season, slashing.279/.384/.555 with a team-leading 27 home runs and.939 OPS through ... (more...)
US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes hiccup to make quarter-finals US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes hiccup to make quarter-finals
- September 04, 2017

The Spanish world number 35 capitalised on an error-strewn Williams display in the second set to level the match and take it to a decider. Next for 37-year-old Williams is either Petra Kvitova or Garbine Muguruza - the duo face off next on Eurosport 1. (more...)
James Harden Pledges $1 million to Hurricane Harvey Relief James Harden Pledges $1 million to Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 04, 2017

Harden met with Houston mayor Sylvester Turner to discuss the city's recovery, and announced the donation while visiting the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Rockets have been selling "Houston Strong" shirts this week with proceeds also going directly and in full to the mayor's relief fund. Watt initially sought to raise $200,000 but has since cleared more than $15 million through online efforts. (more...)
Stumping Century! Dhoni Takes His 100th Stump In Fifth Sri Lanka ODI Stumping Century! Dhoni Takes His 100th Stump In Fifth Sri Lanka ODI
- September 04, 2017

Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Sangakkara retired in 2015 with 99 stumpings to his credit in an ODI career that started in 2000. Just like a number of other records to his name, Dhoni achieved another milestone on Sunday when he became the first man in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele: Joining Barcelona a dream come true Ousmane Dembele: Joining Barcelona a dream come true
- September 04, 2017

Everyone knows it. I sing the song and everything. but I will keep that to myself! "I didn't want to go". "If it didn't work out and I hadn't done my part to get the move to Barca, now I would be lamenting the fact I wasn't here". When I see Andres now I remember it. "I have been talking to them for the last year-and-a-half, especially Sam - he told me to pack my bags because I would soon be here with him!" The youngster impressed in his first and only season with Dortmund, netting 10 ... (more...)
Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets
- September 04, 2017

Tye had nine receptions for 101 yards in four preseason games. Tye caught 48 passes for 395 yards and a touchdown a year ago, but the Giants drafting Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft made Tye expendable. (more...)
Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets
- September 04, 2017

Tye had nine receptions for 101 yards in four preseason games. Tye caught 48 passes for 395 yards and a touchdown a year ago, but the Giants drafting Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft made Tye expendable. (more...)
Leon Edwards Calls Out Donald Cerrone After UFC Fight Night 115 Leon Edwards Calls Out Donald Cerrone After UFC Fight Night 115
- September 04, 2017

Breaking free, Siyar landed a left hook, and followed it up with a hard kick to the midsection which could be heard (if not felt! ) throughout the arena. Early in the first round, Wilkinson went high with a kick, only to have Siyar Bahadurzada dump him down to the canvas. A huge combo lands for Bahadurzadathat drops Wilkinson. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez tried to clinch Manchester United move Riyad Mahrez tried to clinch Manchester United move
- September 04, 2017

Although his desperation to leave the club is clear, Mahrez has conducted himself very well over the summer. However, according to The Daily Star , the Algeria worldwide jetted off to join the Red Devils, with Jose Mourinho determined to bring a winger to Old Trafford for the 2017/18 campaign. (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Wilshere has pop at Wenger
- September 04, 2017

Birmingham, in addition to a number of clubs, were strongly linked with a deadline-day move for the midfielder, who had been widely tipped to leave the Emirates Stadium before the transfer window slammed shut. Birmingham fans, what do you think to this? Blues were even willing to pay Wilshere £90,000 a week to conclude the deal, but the midfielder was unwilling to drop down to the Championship at this stage in his career and turned down the move. (more...)
Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as new Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as new Sports Minister
- September 04, 2017

London Olympics bronze medallist boxer Mary Kom congratulated Rathore and wished him success in his new role. Rathore, who replaced Vijay Goel, became the first sportsman to take charge of the sports ministry. Born into an army family, Rathore cleared the National Defence Academy examination and served in the Indian army, including fighting militants in Kashmir for two years, which, his mother believes, held him in good stead during the Olympic final. (more...)
US Open: Nadal, Federer remain on course for semifinal clash US Open: Nadal, Federer remain on course for semifinal clash
- September 04, 2017

He could not extend the Australian Open and Wimbledon champion into a fourth set, however, with Federer breaking serve in game 12 to clinch victory after one hour and 46 minutes. 1 player or the stadium or the occasion". Then now I have the opportunity to compete again, to try to do it well, no? A lot of them can play at a very high level. (more...)
Cal Begins Wilcox Era with a 35-30 Win Over North Carolina Cal Begins Wilcox Era with a 35-30 Win Over North Carolina
- September 04, 2017

What it means for Carolina: The Tar Heels have a long way to go and a short time to get there, as they welcome Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson and Louisville next week. On the day North Carolina was supposed to take flight in its new Jordan Brand uniforms, the Tar Heels offense barely got off the ground and defensive miscues brought everything crashing down in the end. (more...)
Slattery retains Czech Masters lead going into final round Slattery retains Czech Masters lead going into final round
- September 04, 2017

A pair of birdie-2s at 13 and 16 were good news for Slattery except that Porteous made two of his own whilst Slattery added a bogey at 15. "I've really started doing the right things and slowly but surely the golf's got a little bit better and to get my second European Tour win under the belt feels incredible". (more...)
Federer into US Open quaterfinals Federer into US Open quaterfinals
- September 04, 2017

After extending his winning record to 17-0 against Youzhny, Federer met another old sparring partner in 35-year-old Lopez, who he had beaten 12 times in a row. "I am very happy about this", Nadal said. "But Feliciano is always a tough opponent to play against, so I kind of expected he would fight", he added. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers: Colin Kaepernick should be on an National Football League roster Aaron Rodgers: Colin Kaepernick should be on an National Football League roster
- September 04, 2017

Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Farmer discovered the same thing during his own investigation into why Kaepernick is still unemployed. He added that "I think because of his protests" Kaepernick remains unsigned and that it would be "ignorant" to believe otherwise. (more...)
Alexander Rossi grabs win, but Scott Dixon trims Josef Newgarden's lead Alexander Rossi grabs win, but Scott Dixon trims Josef Newgarden's lead
- September 04, 2017

It is the 12th successive IndyCar season in which the title will be decided in the final race . Rossi was able to convert his maiden IndyCar pole into his first win in the series since his famous success at last year's Indianapolis 500, despite going off-sequence when he was forced into an early stop after being short-fuelled earlier in the race . (more...)
Jake Olson, Blind Since Age 12, Gets a Snap for USC Jake Olson, Blind Since Age 12, Gets a Snap for USC
- September 04, 2017

Olson received an escort onto the field from holder Wyatt Schmidt before the play. MSU football: What we learned, what to watch vs. Olson said U.S.C. "I think to have a situation where a 12 year old kid loses his sight and going to have to face the rest of his life without seeing is just ugly, and to fast forward eight years and have that same kid be able to snap on the football field that really got him through that time , is just really just special and incredible", Olson said. (more...)
Miami Dolphins add kicker Cody Parkey of Jupiter; cut Andrew Franks Miami Dolphins add kicker Cody Parkey of Jupiter; cut Andrew Franks
- September 04, 2017

The only practice that Parkey had with Cleveland's holder and snapper came in pregame warmups. He missed 3 of 6 field goal attempts in his debut but recovered to make 17 of his next 19 attempts. On field goals of 30-39 yards, Parkey is 21-for-23 (91 percent). In 2016, Franks ranked 27th (76.2) in the National Football League in field goal percentage as he made 16 of his 21 field goals. (more...)