• Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup
Europe sends out its heavy (Olympic) medal at Ryder Cup

Europe's captain Darren Clarke paid tribute on behalf of his team, saying: "We have lost a true legend". " That was never , never in doubt". "But in terms of that , we have the Masters champion (England's Danny Willett), we have the Open champion (Sweden's Henrik Stenson), we have the Olympic champion (England's Justin Rose) and we have the F...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho bemoans Monday night football
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho bemoans Monday night football

The Reds will make the trip to South Wales on Saturday afternoon as Liverpool take on Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. We just have to play Monday, and then Thursday, and then Stamford Bridge on the Sunday. Unimpressive performances in Europe, poor football in general, two league defeats, and a string of underperforming players should be of g...

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  • Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine
Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury tests positive for cocaine

Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury , who pulled out of an October 29 rematch with former champion Wladimir Klitschko last week for unspecified reasons, with his promoter only saying he was "medically unfit", has been notified that he tested positive for cocaine.

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  • Montreal bans pit bulls
Montreal bans pit bulls

Yes, Vadnais' death was disgusting, but it makes no sense to punish an entire breed, and dogs that happen to look like that breed, because of this one dog who wasn't even a pit bull. Montreal's SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) organization has filed a lawsuit against the city. Mayor Coderre told the CBC that "no matter wha...

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  • India win toss, elect to bat against New Zealand
India win toss, elect to bat against New Zealand

The news is devastating given Williamson ability to play spin, which will be a crucial component to the New Zealand test plan after the 197-run loss to India in Kanpur. The pitch and Kohli's decision to bat quickly became the cynosure of all eyes as balls from Trent Boult and Henry bounced and seamed around, testing the Indiam batsmen's resolve...

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  • Mets top Marlins to help playoff chances
Mets top Marlins to help playoff chances

Noah Syndergaard struck out eight and allowed one run in six innings Tuesday night, and the Mets totaled 19 hits to beat the grieving Miami Marlins 12-1. Chaos still lurks on the horizon in the form of a three-team tie for the National League's two wild cards, a headache that the Mets would do well to avoid.

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  • Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup
Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup

Mickelson's reference to that ill-fated match, a pivotal moment in the United States' loss to Europe at Oakland Hills, flowed from comments he made about how much more prepared the U.S. "Because you will play how you prepare". And all the players feel like they're involved and listened to. "I'm not trying to knock anybody here, because I actual...

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  • Cowboys' Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee
Cowboys' Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee

Dez Bryant has a slight hairline fracture in a bone in his right knee, though Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says the receiver might not miss a game. "Other players who've missed a week or more than that", he added. "That was a little concerning", Jones told ESPN of Bryant, missed seven games last season after suffering a broken foot in Week...

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  • Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12
Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12

He's essentially holding the division hostage to go pursue other titles, just so he can finally be a double champion. The 145-pound class has been in a state of purgatory all year, with the top contenders anxiously waiting for McGregor to make a decision on the future of the championship.

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  • Brad Marchand signs 8-year extension with Bruins
Brad Marchand signs 8-year extension with Bruins

While the massive leap in production - and going from consecutive seasons of 25 and 24 goals to netting 37 tallies is a significant jump - could cause some to think that Marchand might have caught lightning in a bottle, his play at the World Cup certainly doesn't lend any credibility to that belief.

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  • Shane Vereen injury: Giants' running back lost for season
Shane Vereen injury: Giants' running back lost for season

Vereen had a good start to the afternoon, scoring a touchdown on the Giants second drive of the game. During a conference call on Monday, head coach Ben McAdoo has this to say about the injury to his veteran running back. Jennings, 31, suffered the injury in the Giants' Week 2 win against the New Orleans Saints . Bobby Rainey would appear most...

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  • Conte: 'We weren't a great team'
Conte: 'We weren't a great team'

Two great teams, with a historic rivalry and managed by two of the best trainers in world football, took on each other and provided fans with a mouthwatering display of elite-level soccer. On his experienced captain, the manager added: "I don't know this". Liverpool's performance on Friday was notable for its intensity, with midfielders Sadio Man...

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  • 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party
5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party

Four victims were located on-scene with gunshot wounds. One person was fatally shot and several others wounded during a fight at a campus party at the University of IL. A fifth person running from the gunfire was struck by a vehicle and suffered minor injuries, Champaign police said. A video was shared on Twitter showing Kathryn Lawlor, who wit...

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  • Athletics - Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time
Athletics - Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time

Bekele is considered one of the greatest distance runners of all time. "I was hoping we could run a world record but to run a personal best is good". Kipsang finished in 2:03:13. Kebede, now a three-time victor of the Berlin Marathon with her last victory coming in 2012, continued to increase her lead despite her own pace dropping in the seco...

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  • Team North America offers silver lining for USA Hockey
Team North America offers silver lining for USA Hockey

If not, at the very least should show the other countries what happens when youth is injected into a best on best competition and that it is not always about a hierarchy and previously set values firmly in place. By period's end, North America and Sweden had exchanged 32 shots. "I had my chance and time (with the Hawks) but I have to look at myse...

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  • Roman Abramovich already holds crisis talks regarding Antonio Conte following Liverpool defeat
Roman Abramovich already holds crisis talks regarding Antonio Conte following Liverpool defeat

Cavani was on the money for PSG from the word go as he scored all the four goals inside the first half. This afternoon there were really hard decisions to make with Roberto [Firmino] - a very good player and it was only a little issue, but I had to make the decision, in the end, to say it was not possible [for him to play], Klopp confirmed after ...

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  • Rutgers needs better start in Big Ten opener vs
Rutgers needs better start in Big Ten opener vs

That's because the Hawkeyes forgot what got them to 12-0 in 2015 during last week's 23-21 loss to North Dakota State. Hawkeyes cornerback Desmond King stepped on Grant's right leg at the end of the play and Rutgers' dynamic receiver was knocked out of the game.

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  • Paralympics: Nwosu, Omolayo win 2 more gold medals for Nigeria
Paralympics: Nwosu, Omolayo win 2 more gold medals for Nigeria

The last British athlete to manage Cox's wonderful feat was Isabel Barr, who won medals in shooting, javelin, and shot putt at Seoul 1988. On a night in which Hannah Cockroft retained her T34 100m title by a country mile on the athletics track, Cox was no less dominant.

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  • Rosberg back on top after thriller in Singapore
Rosberg back on top after thriller in Singapore

The safety vehicle came out nearly immediately in the race due to a spectacular accident in the middle of the pack just after the start. The Dutchman began the race fourth, but made a poor start and was in eighth when an early safety auto was called for a big crash that ended Nico Hulkenburg's race.

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  • McNair gives Moyes reason to smile again
McNair gives Moyes reason to smile again

Although instant success is required to lift Sunderland out of the bottom three, manager David Moyes admits it is going to take time for his players to get used to his ideas and be able to implement them. And Hasselbaink said: "We had 11 good performances". "Tonight he played alongside [holding midfielder Jan Kirchhoff], but I believe he is proba...

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  • Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck back at practice
Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck back at practice

Luck has already been sacked seven times this season and has taken 16 additional hits. Luck attributed his absence to soreness in his right shoulder that occurred in the Broncos game. In a season-opening loss, the Colts' offensive line allowed two sacks and five hits. He was limited twice before the team's season opener against the Lions.

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  • Cowboys vs. Giants has special meaning for Mississippi
Cowboys vs. Giants has special meaning for Mississippi

He wasn't sure if he would get fined by the league, but joked that his teammates would gladly pay it. "I'm just proud of the guys, proud of the way we fought and competed". Even with the Giants focusing on the fourth overall pick, Bryant was held to one catch on Prescott's first pass. Manning found WR Victor Cruz for the game winner, and with Cru...

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  • Paralympic Games officially end in Brazil's Rio
Paralympic Games officially end in Brazil's Rio

The equestrian rider Lee Pearson, who won his 11th gold medal as well as a silver in Rio, said he was surprised by the huge reception: "I think I was one of the first through, the screaming was petrifying and humbling at the same time". Part of that success, however, was due to many tickets being sold for as little as $3 -- or given away to school ...

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  • Arsene Wenger hopeful Nicklas Bendtner can kick-start his career
Arsene Wenger hopeful Nicklas Bendtner can kick-start his career

Tonight, it's tonight at the City Ground! Two members of Forest's response team were quickly on the scene to lead the supporter away, although he clearly wasn't happy at being denied the chance to share a romantic dinner with Arsenal's 66-year-old manager.

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  • Dallas Cowboys Randy Gregory suspended until Week 15
Dallas Cowboys Randy Gregory suspended until Week 15

The Cowboys are already waiting on defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence who is now serving his own four-game suspension, and there was hope at that time that both may return at the same time, or at least close to that time. Unfortunately, this newest violation also subjected Gregory to an additional 10-game suspension. It all started in February when ...

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