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Bengals reportedly give contract extension to Vontaze Burfict Bengals reportedly give contract extension to Vontaze Burfict
- September 10, 2017

The numbers are a significant bump from Burfict's last contract, a four-year deal signed in 2014 worth $19 million with $6.94 million guaranteed. Not only that, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis , a member of the NFL's competition committee, publicly disputed the league's claims that Burfict hit Kansas City fullback Anthony Sherman from the side or the back and that Sherman was out of the play. (more...)
Jose Ramirez fails to get a hit but the Indians keep winning Jose Ramirez fails to get a hit but the Indians keep winning
- September 10, 2017

The defending American League champs, the Cleveland Indians , are on absolute fire. They picked up a 5-3 win on Monday, a 9-4 win on Tuesday and a 5-1 win on Wednesday. But he's not even been the hottest starter on his own staff. Ramirez added another solo shot in the second, and the AL Central leaders went ahead to stay on Greg Allen's tiebreaking two-run double in the third. (more...)
Urban Meyer on excuses by first-year coaches: 'They're your players' Urban Meyer on excuses by first-year coaches: 'They're your players'
- September 10, 2017

Meyer's reply to CBS Sports: "C'mon man". Meyer pointed to a statement made Saturday by Herman (his former offensive coordinator at Ohio State ) not being able to "sprinkle fairy dust" on the Longhorns team he inherited from Charlie Strong (Meyer's former defensive coordinator at Florida ) following a loss to Maryland . (more...)
Anderson becomes first Englishman to take 500 Test wickets
- September 10, 2017

Anderson's milestone ball, a trademark inswinger that ripped out Kraigg Brathwaite's middle stump in the third over of West Indies second innings, left an indelible mark on a rain-affected second day that ended under floodlights. Anderson was easily the pick of the bowlers with seven wickets, while Broad snapped up two and Roland-Jones chipped in with one. That removed West Indies' highest scorer and best batsman of the series. (more...)
Manchester City trounce Liverpool 5-0 Manchester City trounce Liverpool 5-0
- September 10, 2017

Starting XI: Ederson , Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Mendy, Danilo , Fernandinho , D. Silva, De Bruyne , Jesus, Aguero. But he re-emerged beside the dugout towards the end of the game , the left side of his face covered in a white dressing, and tests revealed he had not sustained any facial fractures. (more...)
Larson gets the jump on Truex for Federated Auto Parts 400 win Larson gets the jump on Truex for Federated Auto Parts 400 win
- September 10, 2017

Busch gets an eight-playoff-point bonus for finishing third in the regular season and enters the postseason with 29 playoff points. Martin Truex Jr . "We know what we have to do this weekend", said Bayne. We weren't going to get around those five guys running in front of us, so we had to pull that strategy. (more...)
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...)