by | October 07, 2018 | 05:24

Bale hobbled out of last week's 0-0 draw with rivals Atletico Madrid and was one of a number of stars absent for a shock Champions League defeat at CSKA Moscow on Tuesday. The game plan for Alaves , however, did not change as they were content with soaking up the pressure with the hope of catching Los Blancos on the break.

by | October 07, 2018 | 05:47

Boston righty Heath Hembree has replaced right-hander Steven Wright on the Red Sox roster for the American League Division Series, the team announced this afternoon. Per Drellich , Wright will visit a knee specialist in NY, at which point he'll likely receive a more concrete timetable for his return to the team. The longtime starter figured to be the ideal change-of-pace hurler in a hard-throwing Red Sox pen that struggled mightily down the stretch.

by | October 07, 2018 | 05:21

Kriel and André Esterhuizen warded off the Australian threats last week but New Zealand have a midfield cutting edge like no other country in the world. Looking ahead to a highly anticipated showdown that could see the Springboks complete a rare double over the sworn enemy‚ Bok assistant coach Matt Proudfoot acknowledged that the All Blacks boast a powerful pack.

by | October 07, 2018 | 04:05

Carlos Carrasco starts for the Indians. Meanwhile, the Houston Astros sent Gerrit Cole to the mound. "Verlander and Cole? That's as good a 1-2 punch as there is in baseball right now", said former Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt, who was on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

by | October 07, 2018 | 04:27

He was the franchise's final first-round selection before its move to Oklahoma City. Only one person who was on the court for Friday's National Basketball Association preseason game at Seattle's KeyArena could speak to the statement the fans made about wanting the Sonics to return: Kevin Durant , the star of the final Sonics team 10 years ago.

by | October 07, 2018 | 03:21

Now I'm back. I'm hungry to compete. The event is set to take place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. "I traveled the world with a two year build up". Along the way, "The Eagle" missed two full years due to a knee injury and another full year after back surgery. "Now that I'm here and I'm back and I'm close, I think if he didn't show up, I think I would take a fight against either one of those".

by | October 07, 2018 | 04:07

Following a start to the Premier League that has seen them drop points against Brighton, Wolves and West Ham, the pressure is firmly on Jose Mourinho ahead of their upcoming match against Newcastle United. They give me the contract because they wanted to give it [to] me. David Moyes lasted less than a season, Louis van Gaal just two years, and this is the start of Mourinho's third term in charge.

by | October 07, 2018 | 02:24

They did not fare any better in the second innings, crumbling to 196 all out in 50.5 overs in the final session. Apart from the record-breaking knock by skipper Virat Kohli , the highlight of the match was Prithvi Shaw who registered a century in his debut Test and was deservedly awarded the Man of the Match award.

by | October 07, 2018 | 02:53

Brady has been in New England. With this news, it appears Tom Brady , Julian Edelman , James White and Gronkowski will be active for the same game for the first time since November 27, 2016. In a game where a blowout was coming to fruition, the Colts were able to lead a comeback within seven points in the fourth quarter, but the Patriots eventually ran away with the win.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:55

Garcia headed the victor in the fifth minute of added time to clinch Alaves' first La Liga victory over Real since 1931. Unfortunately, that proved to be Los Blancos' only chance of the first half, as the likes of Benzema, Gareth Bale and Dani Ceballos were frustrated in the final third.

by | October 07, 2018 | 02:04

Borussia Dortmund remain top of the Bundesliga and they have Paco Alcacer to thank for their latest three points, as the former Valencia and Barcelona man scored a hat-trick in the final half hour to secure a 4-3 victory. That result sends Gladbach up to second, with Bayern slipping to fifth, four points off the pace. A brace from Ben Wood and a solitary strike from Ihlas Bebou guided Hannover to a 3-1 win over Stuttgart .

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:35

I don't play against the manager, we play against Liverpool. We don't save lives, we don't create anything, we are not good in surgeries, we are only good in football. Pep's men, meanwhile, need only recall their own ride into Anfield last April to get full motivation for only a second City win there in 32 visits since 1981.

by | October 06, 2018 | 10:50

Louis Blues forward Dmitrij Jaskin. The losses leave Toronto with no experienced depth behind starter Frederik Andersen and backup Garret Sparks . The 24-year-old defenseman is considered one of the all-around good guys in the National Hockey League. The Los Angeles Kings placed forwards Dustin Brown (broken finger) and Jonny Brodzinski on injured reserve and released forward Emerson Etem from his tryout agreement.

by | October 06, 2018 | 10:01

WBO world super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, is scheduled to return home on Monday after making a successful defence of his title against Hidenori Otake in Glendale, Arizona, last August. Dogboe tore through his visiting Japanese challenger, dropping him twice en route to an emphatic first title defense. "It will be in NY and on the Lomachenko-Pedraza card", he added.

by | October 06, 2018 | 09:02

In the addition, the A's missed the playoffs previous year with a 75-87 record. That's one way to describe this year's postseason. For a while, it appeared that a former Royal would be the goat for the Milwaukee Brewers in the opening game of their National League Divisional Series with the Rockies.

by | October 06, 2018 | 08:58

The Duquesne University junior was from Washington, D.C. and studied in the McAnulty College of Liberty Arts, per WPXI . As officers were talking with Brown he jumped out of the window and was taken to Mercy Hospital in very critical condition.

by | October 06, 2018 | 08:36

Kershaw was credited with the victory in his only appearance against the Braves this season, a 4-1 victory July 27 at SunTrust Park where he allowed one run and six hits in 7 2/3 innings, striking out eight and not walking a batter. That loss was the sixth straight loss in a stretch which included getting swept in a four-game series at home against the Cincinnati Reds. The Los Angeles Dodgers chose to go with Hyun-Jin Ryu in their series opener against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday.

by | October 06, 2018 | 07:38

A junior defensive lineman from Sour Lake, Texas, Padgett was a key player for the Rice defense in 2016 when he recorded 41 tackles, 5.5 for loss and two sacks. Both were defensive linemen. The charge Mouchantaf is facing is a second-degree felony that carries a penalty ranging from five years to 99 years or life in prison.

by | October 06, 2018 | 09:02

Now that contact has been established with the Clippers, Minnesota will look to squeeze a combination of players and picks in exchange for the All-Star. Despite being traded twice in his young career, Harris averaged 18.6 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game last season. If Butler is not dealt, or is put in a situation that he does not like, the Clippers are expected to make a run at him during the summer of 2019 when he along with other star players will be free agents.

by | October 06, 2018 | 08:17

Not yet, anyway. "Bollocks", was Klopp's response when the suggestion was put to him on Friday. In their 14 encounters so far in Germany and England Klopp, whose flashing white smile and easy charm betray a steely demeanour, has won eight - one of them on penalties - while Guardiola has won five with one match being drawn.

by | October 06, 2018 | 08:32

Stop it. Put people in who are qualified'. Mourinho , asked whether matching this sequence on Saturday would be not good enough at a club of United's stature, said: " Yes, I accept ". "I think Tuesday was a little bit different in that way". This has been going on for five or six years. If United fail to defeat Newcastle this would also mean five games at home without victory, which has not occurred since November-February of the 1989-90 campaign.

by | October 06, 2018 | 06:42

The Eden Hazard vs Mo Salah war has been going on since last season but this time around the Chelsea star has proved it is not a piece of cake performing at the top level regularly. Young, dynamic, with an excellent finish on him, Giovanni fits the Sarri ideal, with the ability to play upfront or on the right-wing to inevitably replace the more aged Pedro or Willian .

by | October 06, 2018 | 07:24

Jadeja came to bat as a genuine all-rounder in this test match. Pant gets another single on the next ball. India declared their first innings at 649/9 after 149.5 overs on the second day of the first Test at Rajkot Friday. Needing a solid performance after being kept in the field for the first two sessions, West Indies experienced a nightmare start when captain Kraigg Brathwaite's (2) off-stump was sent cartwheeling by Mohammed Shami in the third over after the right-hander was late on a ...

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:21

The Brazilian then went on and doubled his team's lead just two minutes later. His previous Champions League hat trick was in December 2013, when he had three goals while playing for Barcelona against Celtic. Marko Marin scored in the 74th minute for Red Star, who opened the Champions League group stage with a goalless draw at home against Napoli two weeks ago.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:39

The Austrian side are unbeaten at home in all competitions since November 2016 and top the Austrian Bundesliga after opening with nine straight wins. Celtic's Europa League trip to Austria ended in embarrassment as they succumbed to a 3-1 defeat against a hugely impressive Red Bull Salzburg side, and Bhoys fans weren't happy about the performance of their side.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:28

The West Ham player is considering his global future as he contemplates a switch to play for England. Martin O'Neill says Declan Rice was not included in the Republic of Ireland squad in order to have extra time to consider his worldwide future.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:47

On one hand, Chelsea played very well and had some excellent performers - notably David Luiz and Mateo Kovacic. After the impression he made under Roy Hodgson last season, many fans would have expected him to walk into the Chelsea team, or any Premier League side this season for that matter.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:54

They head to PSV Eindhoven for their next European fixture on October 24 knowing a win is essential as they already trail Barca and Inter by six points. Harry Kane's 10th Champions League goal gave Spurs hope and, although Messi soon put Barca 3-1 up, Erik Lamela struck to set up a grandstand finish.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:01

He had missed the opening couple of fixtures of the season due to a calf strain, meaning Paul Pogba took the captain's armband, and was also rested for last weekend's surprise 3-1 defeat at West Ham. Pogba was among those to go through but told reporters "I've been told I'm not allowed (to talk)". But he attempted to explain and apologise on Wednesday.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:32

It appears that public opinion has not only now crossed over to Wilder's side and team since this whole mess started earlier this year, not just in the U.S., but now even in the UK. Tyson Fury returns to form, running Deontay Wilder down as a piece of fruit. "I can walk around here, and I can talk as good as any man in the country, " Fury said.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:32

A video posted on Twitter shows one Yankees fan taking a cup filled almost to the brim with beer and throwing it directly onto an A's fan. The Oakland Athletics may have been eliminated from the playoffs, but the team is trying to make sure at least one fan has a better memory of Wednesday's game.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:00

The Boston Bruins' season opener could not have gone worse. Or any clip of Ovechkin. Washington's first-round pick (No. 16) in the 2012 NHL Draft also established NHL career highs with five goals, 10 assists and 15 points in 21 Stanley Cup Playoff games to help the Capitals win the Stanley Cup for the first time.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:14

The South Sydney Rabbitohs star was pulled over by police and allegedly returned a 0.085 blood alcohol reading just hours after being named the captain of the Kangaroos . "Through my playing career, I've been playing for 13 years and I've never had a criminal charge laid against me". "I had a couple of beers last night and just before I came home it came up on one of the TVs in the bar there about Greg being done for DUI", Bellamy said on Macquarie Sports Radio on Tuesday.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:21

Kozak said he had noted the increased popularity of motor racing in Russian Federation and the growing interest in Formula One in particular. Lewis Hamilton grabbed a controversial victory in the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix at Sochi on Sunday to extend his lead in the championship over Sebastian Vettel to 50 points with just five Grands.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:08

Yes, it may have been laced with controversy and disappointment for one of their drivers, but Mercedes proved it is the king in Russian Federation with yet another win at the Sochi Autodrom . He has a small blister (on his tyre). At the start, Bottas led Hamilton into turn 1 with Vettel right on his tail. "Valtteri, it is James", he said.