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West Indies vs England, 1st ODI

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The Tuesday's match will be more interesting, as two top West Indies batsman Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels will join the ODI squad after a lengthy absence. 8 in the ODI rankings. Their Test series finished 2-1 in favour of England despite Shai Hope's heroics in the second Test and West Indies added a win in the shortest format - their strongest avenue - to give themselves a positive edge coming into the ODIs. Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria upgraded to Category 1 storm

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Hurricane Maria , the second major storm to hit the Caribbean this month, crept toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday after it ripped through the small island nation of Dominica, causing widespread devastation. Wednesday. Soldiers from the 602nd Area Support Medical Company prepare to evacuate their unit in advance of Hurricane Maria, in Charlotte Amalie, St. Read More »

Hazard Says, He Improved After A Week Under Conte

The Blues kicked off their Champions League campaign this season with a thumping 6-0 win over Qarabag last week, another game in which Hazard was a late substitute. "He can continue to improve in his career and become one of the best". Belgian winger Charly Musonda will also be involved, after coming on in the Community Shield and against Burnley. Read More »

Emmy Awards: On a historic night for diversity, 'SNL' quietly wins big

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The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday night, capping off another exciting season of television. In a moment that got big laughs, Colbert also brought former White House press secretary Sean Spicer on to announce that Sunday night's viewership would be "the largest audience to witness an Emmys , period, both in person and around the world". Read More »

Everton 'good enough' to turn things around, says Sigurdsson

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Rooney, United's record goalscorer, had Everton's two best opportunities but once he left the pitch with nine minutes to go his former employers hit overdrive. and find themselves in the relegation zone for the first time since the opening day of the 2011-12 season. According to a report from The Telegraph, Everton majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri plans to give Ronald Koeman more time to turn things around at Goodison Park, but is still expecting the Toffees to qualify for Europe ... Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino: Domestic cups not priority

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Spurs begin a fresh tilt at the tournament tonight, when they host Sky Bet Championship side Barnsley. Although Tottenham defeated Borussia Dortmund at Wembley last week in the Champions League, they have taken just two points from three league games at their temporary home. Read More »

Underground attack investigation continues in London

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With the terror threat level dropping to "severe", it signifies an attack is no longer imminent but still considered highly likely. The terror threat level in the United Kingdom has been lowered to "severe" after several days at its highest possible level of "critical". Read More »

Manuel Neuer to miss Bayern Munich's game against Schalke

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Bayern's experienced defensive line will need to step up in Neuer's absence to ensure that Ulreich can work effectively and feel comfortable in his role. Neuer, a FIFA World Cup and UEFA Champions League victor and multiple Bundesliga champion, can produce saves few other stoppers can and also plays a vital role in starting Bayern's attacks. Read More »

Falcons fly past Aaron Rodgers and the Packers

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Green Bay wasn't happy - with the call, or with losing to the Falcons . Defense still needs workThe Packers still had no answer for the Falcons' Julio Jones (11). In addition, Green Bay signed veteran Davon House in free agency and used a second-round draft choice on 6-foot-3 corner Kevin King . McCray committed a few penalties, but overall had a good game against one of the better pass rushers in the league, Vic Beasley . Read More »

Detroit Lions get one of the craziest field goal bounces ever

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Eli Manning completed 29 of 38 passes for 220 yards. Beckham initially revealed that he's dealing with a six-to-eight-week timeline before later shifting gears and declaring it could be a four-to-12-week issue heading into the New York Giants' home opener against the Detroit Lions on Monday. Read More »

Barcelona To Switch Transfer Interest From Coutinho To Another Liverpool Player

The transfer window seemed to go on forever, that was probably most true at Anfield as Liverpool counted down the days till Barcelona stopped pestering them about trying to sign Philippe Coutinho . But it's a great honour to receive an offer from a great club". Coutinho remains one of the best players in the Premier League and his performances will be vital for Jurgen Klopp's team, particularly if they want to enjoy a good season. Read More »

PSG - Neymar and Edinson Cavani kept apart in dressing room

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The duo were involved in an on-field disagreement over who should take a penalty during the contest, with Cavani eventually taking the kick. During the match, the two men were constantly at odds over who would take set-pieces and when late in the match they were awarded a spot-kick, Dani Alves picked up the ball and gave it to his global team-mate. Read More »

After Saints bench Kenny Vaccaro, Sean Payton sidesteps trade rumors

Vaccaro told reporters on Monday afternoon that he hadn't received an explanation yet. "The next thing I know, I'm sitting next to Coach Payton", Vaccaro said. "I didn't understand this game what happened at all". Instead, his rollercoaster career path has hit another sharp turn. The Saints have been shopping Vaccaro around the league this week and are gauging the market for the 26-year-old safety, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . Read More »

Isco pays tribute to Zidane following contract renewal

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In February, Isco himself admitted that his future at Real Madrid was uncertain with his contract being set to expire in the summer of 2018. "Tomorrow, Friday, at 2pm, Isco will appear before the media in the press room of the Santiago Bernabéu stadium". Read More »

Heat on Koeman as Everton slide continues

Moshiri understands that Koeman is working with a drastically different squad that will need time to gel following the transfer window, and The Telegraph reports that the board are sympathetic given that they failed to replace former talisman Romelu Lukaku during the summer. Read More »

India wins toss and bats

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India won the toss and chose to bat in the first ODI, with Hilton Cartwright handed his ODI debut in the series-opener. Hardik Pandya and Virat Kohli . Rohit Sharma, Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni have scored consistently for Sri Lanka tour. To be sure, the focus will be on spin from India's point of view and how the two wrist spinners, Chahal and Kuldeep fire will be seen with interest. Read More »

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand to pursue new sporting career

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The former England global with 81 caps, who also made more than 300 appearances for United, was the main member of Alex Ferguson's Red Devils. Ferdinand, now 38, spent 12 trophy-laden years with Manchester United between 2002 and 2014, going on to establish himself as one of the finest central defenders in the history of the Premier League. Read More »

Take a peek at the crazy goodies in the Emmy gift bags

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In his acceptance speech for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series , he said the award truly belonged to three (well-deserving) women , but failed to mention how the show might belong to women more generally. The key here, it seems, is making quality, prestige series like Handmaid's and not just throwing money at every available script, like Netflix has in the last couple of years. Read More »

Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category five storm

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The NHC expects the storm to move across the Leeward Islands on Monday night, then over the "extreme northeastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday", according to its report. Maria's current path is expected to take it over or very near St. Croix, the U.S. Virgin Island largely spared the previous storm's wrath. Farther north, long-lived Hurricane Jose continued to head northward off the U.S. Read More »

Mourinho pleased with United's goal ratio as teams get 'defensive'

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Both the teams missed opportunities to score in the first half. Anthony Martial struck a last-minute penalty to wrap up a victory which took United level with rivals Manchester City at the top of the Premier League . Few would have expected Koeman's name to feature highly on the "managers at risk" list after the club's spending spree in the close season which saw players such as Gylfi Sigurdsson, Davy Klaassen and Michael Keane arrive for big fees. Read More »

Ex-Warriors center Andrew Bogut signs with Lakers

Bogut was then shipped to the Philadelphia 76ers for Nerlens Noel, waived by the Sixers and picked up by the Cleveland Cavaliers where he fractured his tibia in his first game, ultimately ending his season. The 32-year-old Australian global is a former number one overall pick back in the 2005 draft. Bogut will likely come off the bench to back up Brook Lopez and will provide some solid veteran experience in what is a relatively young locker room. Read More »

Volunteer firefighter suspended over racist Facebook post

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In it, the 20-year-old appeared to state that "one dog is more important than a million n--s". A volunteer firefighter in Franklin Township, Ohio has been suspended indefinitely pending a disciplinary hearing by the Board of Trustees for conduct unbecoming a township employee. Read More »

Neymar embarrassed himself during penalty dispute with Edinson Cavani

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Njie, who picked up an injury during the warmup last weekend and could not play against Rennes , made a successful return. That's why most of them are at the top of their games - they show ability and graft in equal measures. DF Presnel Kimpembe, 6 - The youth academy graduate, like central defensive partner Silva, was solid enough up against a talented Lyon attack. It's a challenge to find a more talented team in world soccer than this season's PSG . Read More »

Martial was not Man United's penalty taker against Everton - Mourinho

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They are under pressure, ' Herrera said. Pep Guardiola's side lead the way only by virtue of their name, which comes before Manchester United in the alphabet. When I am playing again I don't want any excuses that I was injured, or "he just came back, this is his first game". "He's part of the Manchester United legend and the crowd gave him the ovation that he deserves when he was substituted". Read More »

Man Utd, Man City & Spurs: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 5

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But I think we've made a step forward in terms of last season . They offer energy to go up and down so that means we can put more players in the middle, to play, to pass the sort passes. Herrera came on as a sub against Everton as he continues to struggle for a regular starting place after the signing of Nemanja Matic and emergence of Marouane Fellaini . Read More »

India beats Australia by 26 runs in rain-hit 1st ODI

Two years have gone by and Dhoni knows what Pandya's strengths are and he beautifully guided the Baroda player during the course of their 118-run sixth wicket stand in 19 overs. At least until MS Dhoni dropped anchor and guided Kedar Jadhav (40) and the rambunctious Hardik Pandya (83 off 66 balls) to power India's innings to a more-than-adequate 281 for seven. Read More »

Dolphins head home with thrilling 19-17 win over Chargers

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The play: Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers finds Antonio Gates on the duo's bread-and-butter play - the option route - with Gates going up high to haul in the pass and raising his hands in the air in celebration as he now stands alone as the touchdowns leader among tight ends in National Football League history, eclipsing Tony Gonzalez. Read More »

Chris Thompson's versatility is a major asset for the Redskins

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Is that offensive line going to hold up all season? As left tackle Trent Williams explained afterward, Gruden had asked his linemen what they felt he should feature against the Rams, whose defense returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 46-9 trouncing of Indianapolis in Week 1. Read More »

F1-Hamilton consolidates lead with Singapore triumph

The British driver improved his lead over Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Drivers' Standings to 28 points with victory at the Marina Bay street circuit . Australian Ricciardo had been confident of victory, but could not keep up with the Briton's pace on Sunday. So Hamilton's claim will have more weight to it should he go on to win the Drivers' Championship, although it's impossible to forget just how dominant Vettel was between 2010 and 2013. Read More »

Clayton Kershaw gave up his first ever grand slam against the Phillies

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In the bottom of the sixth inning, trailing 2-0, the Phillies loaded the bases on a Ty Kelly walk, a Freddy Galvis single, and a Rhys Hoskins walk, bringing up Altherr. He struck out Corey Seager and Yasmani Grandal after the home run to end the game. The Phillies bullpen gave up just one more - a solo home run by Curtis Granderson with one out in the ninth that made it a one-run game before Hector Neris closed it out. Read More »

Why Gennady GGG Golovkin Beat Canelo Alvarez (Landed Punches Count)

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While judges Don Trella had it 114-114 from and a 115-113 scorecard in favor of Golovkin from Dave Moretti. Whether or not the Englishman gets an immediate crack remains to be seen. The focus immediately turned to judge Adalaide Byrd, whose verdict of 118-110 to Alvarez has been heavily criticized. Golovkin occupied the center of the ring mostly, while Alvarez was more comfortable near the ropes, content to counterpunch. Read More »

Redskins place S Cravens on reserve/left squad list

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Cravens, slated to be Washington's starter at strong safety, left the team shortly before the start of the regular season and meant to retire. According to National Football League rules, players with a "left squad" exemption may sit out at least four weeks. Read More »

Miami Dolphins Filed Missing Persons Report After Lawrence Timmons Went Missing

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Such a weird end to this story, but I'm sure the Dolphins will seek medical advice just to make sure Timmons is not dealing with a brain injury before he steps foot back on the filed. The Dolphins just signed Timmons to a two-year, $10 million deal in March after he spent the first 10 years of his National Football League career with the Steelers. Read More »