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Maria restrengthens into a hurricane, lashing Outer Banks

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Winds had reached up to 70 miles per hour Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service . Dare County officials will continue to closely monitor conditions and coordinate with NCDOT to determine when road conditions will allow reentry for Hatteras Island visitors. Read More »

Adam Silver expects all NBA players to stand for national anthem

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In the wake of the president's decision, Silver said in a statement that he had been in favor of the Warriors visiting the White House, calling it a "rare opportunity for these players to share their views directly with the president". The team with the second-worst record will have a 19.9% chance while the team with the third-worst record will have a 15.6% chance. By improving the odds of other teams - and by increasing the number of lottery drawing spots from three to four - the league's ... Read More »

Man Utd legend Keane: United are back! They're ready to win titles

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Mourinho and United face a struggling Crystal Palace side on Saturday, while Liverpool travel up to Newcastle on Sunday in a game where both teams will be looking to build on their steady starts to the season. Whether it will earn him a second Premier League start of the season against Crystal Palace tomorrow is another matter. He is humble and wants to learn and improve all the time. Read More »

Giroud scores his 100th goal for Arsenal

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His first-half performance was brimming with invention. Wilshere had a goal ruled out for offside and Ivanic perhaps should have pulled his side level―firing wide again―before Walcott struck again, courtesy of a terrible clearance from goalkeeper Dzianis Shcharbitski. Read More »

Presidents Cup: USA take opening day against Internationals

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For a short time it was 3-0 to the US, as Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar finally shook off Adam Scott and rookie Jhonattan Vegas to win 1up. South African Charl Schwartzel had the honour of hitting the first shot in the opening foursomes match, in which he partnered Japan's Hideki Matsuyama against Americans Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler. Read More »

Carolina Panthers at New England Patriots

Defensive leader Dont'a Hightower, who missed the last two games with a knee injury, returned to limited work. "There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder". "I just have to learn from it and obviously that will probably never happen again the rest of the season". In the first three games so far, Cam Newton has 566 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions. Read More »

Broncos to stand together for national anthem on Sunday

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The Broncos announced on Thursday that they will all stand for the anthem. The players clarified their protest for members of their fan base who felt they disrespected the US military and the flag by kneeling or linking arms during the anthem. Read More »

BT Sport Pundits Praise 'Professional' Chelsea After Last-Gasp Atletico Triumph

Hazard , making only his second start of the season, was outstanding playing up front alongside Alvaro Morata in a 3-5-2 system, and it was his brilliant cross which the Spaniard glanced home to make it 1-1 in the second half. Batshuayi has already notched up five goals this season, despite starting just three matches in all competitions. I am very happy. 'We need to be honest, we played really well, with character and experience. Read More »

Moeen stars in England's big win

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Their stand of 77 in eight overs proved the difference by the time forecast rain terminally halted proceedings on 258 in the 36th. With a double century on cards, the Trinidadian smashed a Jake Ball full delivery against his ankle off an inside edge in the 46th over and dropped to the ground twisting in agony. Read More »

National Basketball Association approves draft lottery, player resting rules

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The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver later on Thursday. The Oklahoma City Thunder were the only "no" vote, he reported. The number of picks determined by the lottery will also increase to four from three, meaning the team with the worst record could fall to the fifth pick compared to the fourth pick in the previous lottery system. Read More »

CMS says football players can protest peacefully

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Ironically, the memo had said the school made the decision to make sure sporting events were "free of disruption". In response to that stance, the ACLU of Louisiana issued a statement Friday referencing a Supreme Court ruling that state schools have no business forcing students to stand for the patriotic rituals. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus Plays Down Reports Of New Manchester City Contract

Gundogan recently returned to first-team action after nine months on the sidelines following knee surgery. However, there may be a temptation to start with Bernardo Silva given the Portugal midfielder's ability to keep hold of the ball. The Citizens have looked flawless this season, and manager Pep Guardiola is not the kind of manager who would like to settle for a draw. Manchester City face their biggest test of the season so far, however, travelling to the home of the champions. Read More »

Updates from the Europa League clash at Goodison Park

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Everton are now bottom of Group E after losing their opening game 3-0 away to Italian side Atalanta. Wayne Rooney levelled the fixture for Everton following Adrian Sardinero's 12th minute opener for Apollon. talkSPORT takes a look at the best reactions from fans online ... There was then another scare for Everton as Yuste put a header onto the roof of their net, before Tom Davies and Sigurdsson brought saves out of Vale in the last few moments of the first half. Read More »

Zimmer: Sam Bradford will not play vs. Lions

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Keenum will be challenged to play well against a team other than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the coming weeks, and if he is banged up at all while Bradford struggles to get right necessity may push Bridgewater to the top of the depth chart. Read More »

Uncapped Craig Overton stunned by Ashes announcement

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Ballance has been recalled to the squad following his recovery from a fractured finger which contributed to him missing the last five Tests of the home summer against South Africa and the West Indies. "I'm sure for Australia's sake they'll want to keep that the way it is", he added. National selector James Whitaker explained Vince's exclusion by saying: "He's the best option, and we've got every confidence his game will suit Australian conditions". Read More »

Mendy to have surgery on ruptured knee ligament

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Tests have now confirmed he has ruptured anterior cruciate ligaments in his right knee. The France global, who suffered the setback in the 5-0 win over Crystal Palace last Saturday, flew to Barcelona earlier this week for expert assessment, which revealed significant damage to his ACL. Read More »

West Ham star Fonte confident of beating Swansea this weekend

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There was always a chance that he might be available for the game against Swansea . The Hammers won their last home game in the Premier League (2-0 vs Huddersfield) - only on one previous occasion have they sealed successive home wins at the London Stadium; December 2016. Read More »

Donald Trump NFL Owners Are Afraid Of Their Players ... 'Disgraceful'

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After Trump called for players who kneel during the national anthem to be fired, several NFL owners stood in solidarity on Sunday as players knelt or linked arms during the national anthem. "And I think it's disgraceful", he said . Many other team owners released statements standing by their players' commitments to social justice and freedom to demonstrate. Read More »

Bar uses doormats of players Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick

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Former San Francisco 49er free agent Colin Kaepernick started his anthem protest in 2016 and it has been swelling in recent months. A bar is getting criticism for a doormat that's being called racist. "We pulled them out of the box, taped them down". "We have some people's fathers, grandfathers, uncles, aunts". But Sloan doesn't remember the bar for the pictures of veterans. Read More »

Nike EYBL employees subpoenaed by Federal Bureau of Investigation as amateur basketball scandal escalates

The federal investigation into the corrupting influence of money in college basketball has now ensnared Nike . When reached on Thursday morning, a Nike spokesman had no comment. EYBL's being part of the investigation expands on the announcement by the Justice Department of its charges stemming from a wide-ranging system of recruits, assistant basketball coaches, bribery and fraud related to financial advisors. Read More »

Garbine Muguruza and Jelena Ostapenko book Wuhan Open meeting

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But she said she was "looking forward" to her quarter-final clash with Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open victor, after the Latvian overpowered Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. In the victory, Muguruza won 64 percent of her first serve points and 54 percent of her second serve points. "But I played pretty well over the last two sets". Read More »

Lester Wiltfong looks ahead to Bears-Packers on Sports Feed

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On Sunday , most of the Packers locked arms during the national anthem . Also, throwing just one completion on four targets compared to12 checkdowns to running backs on 22 passes is not starting National Football League material. It very well could be, especially since that's seemingly the only time the Bears can beat Aaron Rodgers . Their O/U is 1-5 in their last 6 games against a team with a winning record, 8-3 in their last 11 Week 4 games, and 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. Read More »

Blow to Manchester United as transfer target signs new deal

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Widely regarded as one of the most exciting prospects in the world at back then, the player is well on his way to fulfilling his potential at the Bernabeu. The news was announced first on Real's official website on Wednesday, where it was revealed that the French global had signed a contract extension lasting up to 2022. Read More »

Rockland County announces Puerto Rico relief effort

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Waiving the act lifts restrictions mandating shipments from US ports be carried on ships built and owned by Americans - which can help boost relief efforts on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico . He also sent out a tweet about Puerto Rico's needs. "We have a fundamental obligation to Puerto Rico to respond to a hurricane there the way we would anywhere in the country". Read More »

Kane has 'potential to be one of the best' - Lloris

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said Kane could be better than Cristiano Ronaldo after watching his ideal treble against APOEL - one with his left, one with his right and one with his head. "Give him time. The most important thing is he is exigent towards himself". After another goalless August, Kane has been on fire this month with 11 goals for club and country. Read More »

Quiz! Name the 23 Premier League players with Champions League hat-tricks

With promotion and relegation allowing English clubs to move up and down divisions, it's often tough to keep track of which teams have made it to the top. How many times has YOUR club had their games broadcast on TV? The Champions League originated in the early '90s and - unlike the rebranded Premier League - they were actually tweaking the set-up of the competition as well as just its name. Read More »

Real Madrid Unwilling to Bend to Cristiano Ronaldo's €25M Wage Demands

The England forward has been compared to Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo and Barcelona maestro Messi, who are regarded as the world's two best players. Staying consistent at the top level is what it's all about. It's already being billed as Kane vs. Ronaldo as much as Tottenham vs. "I'm a fan of great footballers and he is one of the best — especially of my generation". Read More »

Fabian Delph & Fraser Forster recalled to England squad

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Explaining his decision, Southgate said: "We think he's a really good player". The England squad for next month's double-bubble World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania has been announced and the big-ish news is that Fabian Delph has played his way to a well-earned recall. Read More »

Mother and 5-year-old daughter struck and killed in Toronto

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A woman and her young daughter have died after being struck by a vehicle in north-end Toronto Wednesday evening. After the initial collision, both mother and daughter were flung into the southbound lanes. Carm Zambri explained. He says the second auto - believed to be a black Honda Civic - did not remain at the scene and police were seeking the vehicle and its driver. Read More »

Roy Keane Feels This Manchester United Signing Was a Bargain

United will host lowly Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday, but after they're midweek exploits and with seven players out injured, Mourinho feels that his side are at a disadvantage. Despite Keane's positive words, he did offer this note of caution to Lukaku: "He has done great so far, but the big test for them is still to come for him". Read More »

South Africa vs Bangladesh, Day 1, 1st Test at Potchefstroom

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There is a lot of confidence in the Bangladesh camp after their recent performances at home and also in the Champions Trophy, where they made it to the semis. "The Momentum Proteas will also be involved with double header T20 global matches between South Africa and India". In Tests, they have managed a drawn series versus England, Sri Lanka and Australia most recently. Read More »

3 of the most memorable Malaysian Grands Prix

Describing it as the toughest fixture, the three-time world champion said: "It is definitely sad to think this is the last race". "We will see, I have a lot of races left and I'm not too fussed about the amount of points". Brawn's Jenson Button was deemed the victor with Nick Heidfeld's Sauber second and Timo Glock's Toyota third after the race was red-flagged and then abandoned after just 31 laps of 56 when a ferocious thunderstorm flooded the Sepang circuit. Read More »

Rory McIlroy Looks Forward to Refreshed and Healthier 2018

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The 43-year-old was ninth in the Czech Masters and third in the KLM Open a fortnight ago and said: "I feel like maybe a win is just around the corner". "It was sort of just thinking out loud and seeing where this game was going - if I was to try to see 10 years into the future, where would the game be". Read More »