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Dolphins-Buccaneers NFL game called off as Hurricane Irma looms Dolphins-Buccaneers NFL game called off as Hurricane Irma looms
- September 06, 2017

Anthony Steen will be the starting left guard when the Dolphins open the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . If the game is moved to Week 11, then obviously the stats will count toward your Week 11 matchup. Elsewhere in the state, Florida International was set to play host to Alcorn State on Saturday night, but officials decided that games will not be played in South Florida, although it might be played elsewhere this weekend. (more...)
Stats Corner: American quartet soars into US Open quarterfinals Stats Corner: American quartet soars into US Open quarterfinals
- September 06, 2017

It is the best performance by American women since Venus and Serena Williams , Lindsay Davenport , Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles all reached the last eight in 2002. Stephens, who did not play between the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and Wimbledon because of an injury, reached the semifinals at the 2013 Australian Open for her best result at a Grand Slam. (more...)
Home Nations' Delight as England, Scotland and N.Ireland Win Home Nations' Delight as England, Scotland and N.Ireland Win
- September 06, 2017

There was seemingly a sour note to mar the game however, with Brown's claim that Borg, who plays for Valetta in the Maltese Premier League, spat at him. "The belief has always come from the group of players we have got, which has evolved over the previous year for different reasons: confidence, injuries, people playing better, their club sides doing better", he added. (more...)
Regent Recommends Firing of Texas A&M Coach After Stunning UCLA Comeback Regent Recommends Firing of Texas A&M Coach After Stunning UCLA Comeback
- September 06, 2017

The Aggies blew a 34-point lead and lost on a preposterous fake spike , and a regent called for Kevin Sumlin's firing right afterward. Instead, the Aggies pounded the rock with conviction in the first half with Trayveon Williams leading the way. (more...)
Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York
- September 06, 2017

Phillies top prospect J.P. Crawford made his major league debut, batting seventh and playing third base. Travis d'Arnaud had two hits for the Mets , including an RBI double in the first inning. Ben Lively drove in four runs, going 2-4 with a home run. Josh Smoker relieved deGrom, but he allowed a bases-clearing double to Phillies right fielder Nick Williams to balloon the lead to 9-1. (more...)
Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch in sign-stealing scheme Boston Red Sox used Apple Watch in sign-stealing scheme
- September 06, 2017

Since 2015 when Manfred was named commissioner, this is the first case of a team being investigated for use of electronic devices to steal signs. Yankee GM Brian Cashman filed a detailed report with the commissioner's office that includes video tape. (more...)
Red Sox keep sliding with 10-4 loss to Blue Jays Red Sox keep sliding with 10-4 loss to Blue Jays
- September 06, 2017

The Red Sox are now 3.5 games ahead in the AL East heading into the stretch run after what could shape up to be one of the most important single days in the division race. Plate umpire Marvin Hudson ejected Toronto's Josh Donaldson for arguing balls and strikes with nobody out in the Blue Jays' half of the 18th. Catch every Blue Jays game, marquee Major League Baseball matchups, the playoffs and entire World Series. (more...)
Cardinals sign guard Alex Boone to one-year contract Cardinals sign guard Alex Boone to one-year contract
- September 06, 2017

Boone's role with the Cardinals has yet to be announced , but with his experience at both right guard and left guard, he could compete for a starting role or be Arizona's primary backup at either position. Zimmer liked that inside combination. "I thought they did really good", the coach said. He'll become the second Ohio State center in four years to start his National Football League career as a rookie in a prime-time game, following the Packers' Corey Linsley's debut against the Seahawks ... (more...)
Michelle Obama dresses as Beyonce for singer's birthday Michelle Obama dresses as Beyonce for singer's birthday
- September 06, 2017

As well as Beyonce's mum Tina Knowles , the superstar's five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy also took part. Beyonce , who turned 36 on Sept 4, posted the photos on her website , featuring everyone styled to look just like her in the Grammy-winning music video , Formation . (more...)
Jets add Jeremy Kerley to depleted WR corps Jets add Jeremy Kerley to depleted WR corps
- September 06, 2017

NY also announced it signed defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas to the practice squad and released defensive lineman Patrick Gamble from the practice squad. Kerley was released in March 2016, signed with Detroit and traded before the season to San Francisco, where he had a career-high 64 catches. Clearly, Bowles and Mike Maccagnan are not done making moves with the start of the 2017 season only a couple of days away. (more...)
Blind American Footballer Makes Debut In Massive College Game Blind American Footballer Makes Debut In Massive College Game
- September 06, 2017

They lined him up over the ball. The referee blew the whistle. During that time, he developed a close relationship with USC and on the night before he lost his vision for good, Olson took in a USC practice. Being blind seems to have never slowed him down as he went on to snap for his high school football team in Orange County, California. He is on the roster through a scholarship for disabled athletes. (more...)
Law urges Windies to make their own history Law urges Windies to make their own history
- September 06, 2017

However, if he is able to replicate his Headingley knock to become a grafter who can hold things together lower down, this could be a hugely valuable role for him to play. "McGrath's record isn't a target". The first came in the Windies winning at Headingley, the venue in Leeds in northern United Kingdom long thought to be a fortress of Team England. (more...)
We always knew Liverpool star Woodburn would choose Wales over England: Coleman We always knew Liverpool star Woodburn would choose Wales over England: Coleman
- September 06, 2017

Croatia's top spot in Group I is in jeopardy after they suffered a 1-0 loss to Turkey on Tuesday evening. Cenk Tosun was the hero on the night, as he netted the game's only goal in the 75th minute. "We will need our perseverance and resilience again". "He has had a massive impact in both games and what a player he already is", the Stoke City man said. (more...)
Chile problems mount after Bolivia defeat Chile problems mount after Bolivia defeat
- September 06, 2017

Because late on Monday night he was involved as Chile trained ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Bolivia. He will therefore miss next month's qualifier against Ecuador. He said that Sanchez, who missed the start of the season with an abdominal injury, was " more anxious about his situation at Arsenal " than about the qualifier and that he was "overweight and fat". (more...)
Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight Juan Martin del Potro to face Roger Federer in last eight
- September 06, 2017

Federer eased into last eight with a 6-4, 6-2, 7-5 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber , taking his record over the German veteran to 12-0. "Del-Po!" frequently rang out - as Del Potro , who has been struggling with flu symptoms, reached the US Open quarterfinals in NY for the fifth time in nine appearances. (more...)
India, Pakistan and Australia to tour England in 2018 India, Pakistan and Australia to tour England in 2018
- September 06, 2017

The global fixture list announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board also confirms there will, as expected, be no day-night Test next year. That was enough to prompt a response from Australian Law, who said: 'Nasser's entitled to his opinion but people make assumptions all the time. (more...)
Falcao strikes as Colombia snatch Brazil draw Falcao strikes as Colombia snatch Brazil draw
- September 06, 2017

A win puts the team in a great position to qualify for Russian Federation in 2018. The Samba boys will be eager to continue their World Cup qualifiers dominance against Colombia as well, but the game could prove to be a stern test for Brazil . (more...)
Bobby Wood & Matt Besler Lead US to Key Road Draw Bobby Wood & Matt Besler Lead US to Key Road Draw
- September 06, 2017

The U.S. has reached the past seven World Cups but may now have to win both of its final two games - at home to Panama and at Trinidad and Tobago next month - to extend that streak. USA defender Omar Gonzalez unsuccessfully tried a slide tackle on the left side of the penalty area that left Quioto free to fire a shot off the far post and in for the lead against goalkeeper Brad Guzan . (more...)
Venezuela busca dar la campanada ante Argentina Venezuela busca dar la campanada ante Argentina
- September 06, 2017

Estamos dándole valor a una mala intención que quiere que Argentina esté fuera del Mundial y eso es penoso", expresó Sampaoli . "Me pone mal porque toda mentira tiene una tendencia, y acá está bien marcada", agregó el DT, contundente. Sampaoli resaltó la necesidad de "ganar" el partido y de "hacer un gol rápido" aunque por otro lado pareció esperanzarse con que el equipo se libere de la imposición de la tabla que lo tiene en repechaje y que "crea en sus posibilidades". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United did not want Real Madrid star this summer Cristiano Ronaldo: Manchester United did not want Real Madrid star this summer
- September 06, 2017

Kane has won back-to-back Premier League Golden Boots and took his worldwide tally to 10 goals in 20 games by scoring a brace against Malta on Friday night. You've got to have that drive and belief, and that's what he's got. "Alan [Shearer] was 25 when he was top scorer in Euro 96". And yet despite Kane's brilliance, and the fact that Spain would love to have him, Southgate admitted that England could not dream of comparing themselves with Lopetegui's side. (more...)