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Rosario, Escobar help Twins win again over Royals Rosario, Escobar help Twins win again over Royals
- September 10, 2017

Jorge Polanco singled in the go-ahead runs to cap the rally. The 34-year-old Dominican has worked at least six innings in seven of his last eight outings, with a 3-0 mark to show for it. The Royals will counter with right-hander Ian Kennedy . Minnesota starter Jose Berrios gave up just two runs and eight hits in seven innings. In his career, Kennedy is 4-3 with a 4.30 ERA and 49 strikeouts against Minnesota. (more...)
(13) Auburn at (3) Clemson: Three things to watch early (13) Auburn at (3) Clemson: Three things to watch early
- September 10, 2017

Venables pulled through in a major way. So since there's a big question mark about Pettway, I'm going with Clemson . "Defensively, there's nothing wrong with winning games on defense". Clemson coach Dabo Swinney compared his team's defensive performance to his time at Alabama in 1988. He ran for 1,200 yards and seven scores previous year, so there are better games coming. (more...)
With Janikowski's herniated disk, Raiders now have 3 players on IR With Janikowski's herniated disk, Raiders now have 3 players on IR
- September 10, 2017

Janikowski was questionable heading into the weekend, but it appears that he suffered a setback in his recovery from a back injury. Janikowski has been in the news recently due to a contract dispute with the Raiders . Although the former Cal player has never played in a regular-season game, he has spent time in the Raiders' camp the past four preseasons. He made three of four field goals and five of six extra points in the exhibition season this year. (more...)
Mississippi State easily handles Louisiana Tech 57-21 Mississippi State easily handles Louisiana Tech 57-21
- September 10, 2017

This will be the 13th meeting between the two programs, but just the second time Louisiana Tech has hosted Mississippi State in Ruston. Louisiana Tech coach Skip Holtz was impressed: "It was as dominating of a defensive performance as I have ever seen in college football". (more...)
How to Watch Stanford vs. USC Online How to Watch Stanford vs. USC Online
- September 10, 2017

The Trojans defensive pressure will leave Chryst looking to the tight end position for quick passes down the middle to stop the blitzing and open up the outside. Issues of discipline plagued the team last season, especially during the 1-3 start, and it was the same story Saturday. "My emotions kind of got the best of me there in the beginning", Darnold said. (more...)
Gonzalez vs. Rungvisai is the appetizer before Golovkin vs. Canelo Gonzalez vs. Rungvisai is the appetizer before Golovkin vs. Canelo
- September 10, 2017

He is a world champion but I am coming hungry to fight. The opening fight of the card saw Juan Francisco Estrada and Carlos Cuadras wage a war against each other in a potential "Fight of the Year" candidate where the victor earns the right of becoming Sor Rungvisai's mandatory challenger. (more...)
Tar Heels defenseless in loss to Cards Tar Heels defenseless in loss to Cards
- September 10, 2017

The 525 yards were the most ever given up in a game by the Tar Heels. It was a brutal performance by a defense that was supposed to be UNC's strength and a unit that was being counted on to carry the team while its young offense grew and matured. (more...)
Sarfaraz's message for World XI Sarfaraz's message for World XI
- September 10, 2017

I think we can expect enthusiastic crowds. "I believe Sri Lanka and the West Indies are also planning to travel to Pakistan , and if the government, the security agencies and cricket authorities there can keep the momentum going, it won't be long before we have full-fledged tours there". (more...)
Sjoerd Marijne Named India's Men's Hockey Coach, Harendra to Coach Women Sjoerd Marijne Named India's Men's Hockey Coach, Harendra to Coach Women
- September 10, 2017

However, he will have to be content with the job he has been offered with the women's team. They should be given as much importance as Hockey India , Sports Authority of India or the sports ministry would give to men. "Given that Marijne has been around for about eight months, he understands the Indian system and culture. Marijne can carry that forward, being from the same country", the official said. (more...)
Springboks and Wallabies kiss their sisters in Perth scrap Springboks and Wallabies kiss their sisters in Perth scrap
- September 10, 2017

Hodge stepped up with a long range penalty shot from 45 metres but that was off target. And he said the Wallabies players were acutely aware of the power they possessed in shaping people's moods at such a dark time. Perenara, and also Luke Romano and Ardie Savea while welcoming back winger Nehe Milner-Skudder who'll be wearing the black jersey again after nearly two years away, mainly due to injury. (more...)
Jonny Evans will shine despite move falling through: Pulis Jonny Evans will shine despite move falling through: Pulis
- September 10, 2017

The defender, whose present contract with the Baggies runs until 2019, was heavily linked with a move away from the Hawthorns during the summer transfer window, with Manchester City and Arsenal interested in snapping him up. The centre of the Citizens' defence has always been regarded as the weak spot of their team, with Vincent Kompany's injury woes, John Stones' struggles to rediscover his Everton form and the erratic nature of Nicolas Otamendi's displays often leading to City conceding ... (more...)
Sadio Mane has issued a heartfelt apology to Ederson Sadio Mane has issued a heartfelt apology to Ederson
- September 10, 2017

Referee Jon Moss brandished his red card in the 37th minute for risky play after Mane's challenge on City's Ederson . "The keeper comes out, you want to go for the ball". "I don't think he will be more lovely after that but hopefully he can come back soon". "Now we have to improve and now we have the next opportunity to get three points, so I hope the team is okay and we can win, get the three points and get confidence". (more...)
Kevin Anderson Beats Pablo Carreno Busta to Reach US Open Final Kevin Anderson Beats Pablo Carreno Busta to Reach US Open Final
- September 10, 2017

South Africa's Kevin Anderson overcame a stiff resistance from Spain's P Carrero Busta in the men's singles semis to advance to his maiden grand slam final. 'Of course if he play against Rafa, maybe Rafa will be the favourite, but if he play against Del Potro, I think both of players are be able to win the tournament'. (more...)
Rockets rumors: Houston has made no plans to retire Tracy McGrady's jersey Rockets rumors: Houston has made no plans to retire Tracy McGrady's jersey
- September 10, 2017

During his career, McGrady played for seven teams but had his best years with the Orlando Magic and Houston Rockets . The seven-time all-star will be enshrined Friday, headlining a group that includes WNBA legend Rebecca Lobo, long-time Kansas coach Bill Self, Indiana Pacers all-time great George McGinnis, and former Harlem Globetrotter Mannie Jackson, the first African-American owner in sports. (more...)
Chris Froome nearly assured of win as Alberto Contador shines Chris Froome nearly assured of win as Alberto Contador shines
- September 10, 2017

Saturday's penultimate stage ended on the nearly mythical Alto del L'Angliru, a brutal 14-kilometer climb with sections approaching a gradient of 25 percent. Even on a climb as hard as the Angliru, it was hard to see anyone other than Nibali having a realistic chance to take the red jersey off of Froome's shoulders - and even then it was a long shot. (more...)
Oregon's late interception secures win over Nebraska Oregon's late interception secures win over Nebraska
- September 10, 2017

On the ground, Tre Bryant rushed for 192 yards and a touchdown in 31 carries while De'Morday Pierson-El added 23 yards in two carries. The Ducks are also concerned about the Husker offense. His production did tail off in the second half, though. Thomas Graham Jr. gets an interception for OR, and the Ducks are in business again. On fourth-and-10, Morgan gained 22 yards on a catch-and-run, and then hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass on the next play. (more...)
New Zealand survives Argentina scare New Zealand survives Argentina scare
- September 10, 2017

Flanker Vaea Fifita signalled his arrival as the latest All Black sensation with a storming performance as New Zealand fought hard for a bonus point victory over Argentina in New Plymouth. Like he said, I know he backs himself and his first option is always to try and run over or run around the full-back. Los Pumas picked up another three points with a long-range penalty by left wing Emiliano Boffelli from a metre inside his own half and closed within one point at 10-9 with a ... (more...)
Arkansas will prove whether Frogs can be contenders in 2017 Arkansas will prove whether Frogs can be contenders in 2017
- September 10, 2017

Arkansas ran its bread-and-butter isolation plays, some stretch plays to the edges, a few of its standard play-action and bootleg passes, and a variety of screen passes. "At the end, it was nice, but throughout the game it was stressful", Hill said. TCU coach Gary Patterson's teams have averaged rushing for 200.4 yards per game. (more...)
Uth double breaks Bayern as Hoffenheim wins Uth double breaks Bayern as Hoffenheim wins
- September 10, 2017

Demirbay's rise has certainly been linked to the rise of Hoffenheim the club and with the departure of Sebastian Rudy, the 24-year old Germany global has had to shoulder more of the responsibilities in midfield this season. Defending champions started the season with two wins for six points while the hosts collected four points (win and a draw) in the first two weeks of the new season. (more...)
Hoffenheim vs Bayern Munich Preview Hoffenheim vs Bayern Munich Preview
- September 10, 2017

Germany striker Mario Gomez injured himself in Wolfsburg while going for goal after missing the ball and colliding with Hannover goalkeeper Philipp Tschauner in the teams' 1-1 draw. Despite sending on Arjen Robben , James Rodríguez and Franck Ribéry for the closing stages, Bayern could not find a way back into the match. After succumbing to a Champions League exit to Liverpool, Hoffenheim faced a tough task at Bayer Leverkusen. (more...)