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Hornets' Nicolas Batum to miss 8-12 weeks with elbow injury


Nic Batum's season with the Charlotte Hornets appears to be shortened significantly after suffering an elbow injury in preseason. "He just got tangled up", Hornets coach Steve Clifford said. Averaging almost six assists per game in each of his two seasons with Charlotte, Batum enabled the offense to flow through him at times. He was originally selected by the Houston Rockets in the first round (25th pick overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft. Read More »

No. 24 NC State upends No. 12 Louisville


Finley had a lot of trust in his top targets, with Kelvin Harmon , Jaylen Samuels and Stephen Louis all reaching at least 99 receiving yards in the win. "He's not going to tackle me". Thursday also will mark the eighth time the Wolfpack will clash with a nationally-ranked opponent on Thursday night football. Read More »

Dodgers, Indians Are Betting Favorites In MLB Playoffs


And you still wonder with Chapman on the back end too. Hideki Matsui helped the Yankees to their most recent World Series title, a playoff run that began with the team's win over the Twins in the ALDS. It's been less compelling on the baseball field, although the California Angels and Red Sox did play a memorable AL Championship Series in 1986, when Boston rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win. Read More »

Hot hand: Astros tap Verlander's momentum for Game 1 vs. Red Sox


On the other hand, their pitching has been average with a team ERA sitting at 4.11 and their BAA at.240. Unfortunately, left-handed starters are exactly what Boston has in abundance. He not only won the batting title but he may nab the MVP award as well. While the Astros led the majors in most key offensive categories, including runs scored, by a large margin, the Red Sox hit fewer home runs than any other AL team. Read More »

Kevin Lee mastering the game on all fronts

The remaining preliminary fights can be viewed on FX 1 at 8 p.m. Pay-per-view coverage begins at 10 p.m. Ferguson and Lee should enter the octagon at around 12:30 a.m. Ferguson enters the fight with a heavy heart . This fight ended up getting made during Lee's appearance on the post-fight show and Ferguson was a guest analyst. Read More »

"America is Truly a Nation in Mourning", Trump Says


Trump spoke to reporters Tuesday as he departed for a trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico . "We're going to pay our respects and to see the police who have done, really, a fantastic job in a very short time", President Trump said . Read More »

Watch out world, England are coming


Former Arsenal player Paul Merson has boldly claimed that Tottenham's Harry Kane is a "world-class" striker before England's clash with Slovenia on Thursday night. Absolutely not. But the objective was to qualify for Russian Federation". Had it not been for the occasional burst from Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford, fans inside the stadium may have actually fallen asleep. Read More »

Albemarle's Nick Novak Back in National Football League with Chargers


Novak, a former Albemarle High School standout, is a 13-year National Football League veteran who has kicked for eight franchises, including the San Diego Chargers from 2011-14. Novak was released by the Texans last month after losing a competition with Ka'imi Fairbairn. Koo went 3 for 6 on field goal attempts for Los Angeles. Read More »

Germany, England seal World Cup qualification; Poland close


Southgate's captain for the night Harry Kane , started brightly, twisting and turning before firing a low shot from distance in the opening minutes. England have previously played in 23 major tournaments (14 World Cups and 9 European Championships), however The Three Lions have famously only ever hoisted the 1966 World Cup on home soil, failing to even reach a final before or after this success. Read More »

NL Wild Card Game: Colorado Rockies vs


Greinke is a veteran that has pitched in 9 postseason games with a respectable 3.55 postseason ERA. The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Colorado Rockies in the NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday to advance to the NLDS to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers . Read More »

England vs Slovenia Live Stream Score Commentary in World Cup qualifying 2017


England and Germany have beaten Slovenia and Northern Ireland respectively to book their places at next year's World Cup finals with a game to spare in their European qualifying groups. Kane is confident the pressure of the England captaincy won't never weigh him down. Alli later claimed that he was directing his gesture at team-mate Kyle Walker as opposed to the referee, but Federation Internationale de Football Association still opted to impose a one-match ban and £3,850 fine for ... Read More »

Videos Prove LeBron James Roots Hard For Indians, Not Yankees


Check out our video to see what Randy Miller and Brendan Kuty, Yankees beat writers for NJ Advance Media, have to say about that. But Aaron Judge has looked incredible at times, shattering the rookie record for home runs in a season. NY was unable to catch rival Boston for the AL East crown, but the team played some of its best baseball down the stretch and went 20-8 in September to secure the franchise's 53rd postseason appearance. Read More »

Lewandowski hat trick puts Poland close to qualifying


England , which hasn't missed a World Cup since 1994, could still be joined in Russian Federation next year by neighbour Scotland . Robert Lewandowski etched his name into Poland's record books by becoming his country's all-time leading goalscorer in a World Cup qualifier against Armenia . Read More »

Packers RB Montgomery has multiple broken ribs

The loss knocked the Bears out of the playoffs and dropped their record to seven and eight on the season. The Cowboys have struggled early on with a blowout loss to the Denver Broncos and a tight 35-30 loss at home to the Los Angeles Rams this past Sunday. Read More »

Chicago Cubs stand to benefit from underdog status

It is like this: If the Nationals think they have been knocking on the door for a while they should talk to their manager, who must be ready, at this stage in a distinguished baseball life, to kick that door in. The score was 5-0 for the Giants at the time. Baker knows that going to Scherzer for Game 2 allows for the Nats to go back to him again for Game 5. Read More »

UFC 216: 5 keys to victory for Kevin Lee


Tony's got 12 wins, I've got 10 wins. That's a tall task for the Detroit native, considering he was bragging to the media at the UFC 216 open workouts that he had chowed down on tiramisu the previous night. No news on who McGregor is going to fight next. He gotta start barking at me. Lee further stated, "He's a small dude, too, he's 145". He was getting out-wrestled by a dude who's 40 years old and a boxer (Mayweather). Read More »

National Football League is a slice of America


Protest is something ingrained in the nature of our country. Kalafer, who is also a part owner of the Somerset Patriots, began feeling concerned when he started to see the National Football League players taking a knee and the National Football League itself having its hands tied over the player's right to do so. Read More »

Five questions heading into Alabama vs. Texas A&M

A few tackles behind the line of scrimmage on Saturday evening will go a long way toward containing an Aggie running game that ranks third in the SEC in rush yards per attempt and second in rush yards per game. Lane Kiffin might have given up his petty shots at Nick Saban and Alabama. A&M has three players - Trayveon Williams , Keith Ford and Kellen Mond - in the top 16 in the conference in rushing. Read More »

Ramsey 'excited' by Lacazette start at Arsenal


Lacazette , who signed from Lyon for a club record £52.7m, has hit the ground running at the Emirates, scoring four goals in seven games for Arsene Wenger's side. Lacazette could be in action for Les Bleus in their final World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Belarus in the next five days. Sanchez has struggled for playing time after it became clear he would not be signing a new deal and he only started three Premier League games this term. Read More »

Chelsea lost to Man City due to extra rests - Fabregas


Mourinho- One of the greatest tactical masterminds of the 21st century, with league titles in four different countries and European titles in two. The North-West outfit have scored 22 league goals already this season. Many pros and cons to be taken from this and no real view better than the next. Kane netted his 84th Premier League goal, matching the tally of former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo in the English league. Read More »

Vikings sign Stevan Ridley


In March 2015, the Vikings had some preliminary discussions about Ridley when there was some uncertainty about whether Adrian Peterson would return to the team after missing 15 games in 2014 following a child-abuse incident. Minnesota activated Sloter to their 53-man roster on September 16. Ridley, a seven-year veteran, rushed for 1,263 yards with New England in 2012. He fumbled four times in both seasons. Read More »

Argentina coach will bench Dybala 'because of Messi'


With both nations perched on equal points, only goals scored separate them, and this penultimate round of fixtures will go a long way to deciding which country, if either, will line up against the world's finest in Russian Federation this summer. Read More »

Hardik Pandya's photo emerges with 'mystery lady', Cricketer reveals identity


Though it is not the official account of Hardik Pandya , the followers started asking 'who is that girl?' A popular news house had a post published on the same where they wondered who the girl could be. Rohit was in a 124-run opening stand with Ajinkya Rahane (61) and then combined with his captain Virat Kohli (39) for a partnership of 99 to seal the match for his country. Read More »

Gray To Start Game 1 Against Indians, Sabathia For Game 2


Three batters later with a runner on first base, Severino gave up his second home run of the inning to Eddie Rosario to extend the Twins' lead to 3-0. The Dodgers, who won 103 games during the regular season, are the top seed in the NL. Bauer's last start against NY came on August 30, a 2-1 win in which he pitched six innings, giving up one run on four hits with four strikeouts and four walks. Read More »

5 reasons why India need to be wary of Australia


If they had sledged the Indian players in the ODI series, then the Indian franchise owners might think before bidding high for the Australian players. They have looked a far-far superior side in the batting and bowling departments. Except that blip in the Champions Trophy final, they have been a remarkable side. Read More »

Al-Soma's late penalty keeps Syria's World Cup hopes alive


The second leg will be played in Sydney on Tuesday with the victor of the tie advancing to another playoff against the fourth-placed team in the North American qualifying tournament. That was until the 83rd minute, when Omar Al Soma converted a penalty harshly awarded against Mathew Leckie for a perceived push on Al Soma. The Socceroos controlled all of the first half and looked to settle the game after the break, most notably when Tomi Juric hit two consecutive shots against the same post ... Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins get their 2017 Stanley Cup championship rings


It's opening night of the 2017-18 National Hockey League season, but the Pittsburgh Penguins have one last piece of championship hardware to raise before the slates are cleaned. The Pens have now officially raised their championship banner for two consecutive seasons and are aiming to be raising another one this time next year. Read More »

Asamoah Gyan left out of Ghana squad for Uganda clash


Atsu's absence means Ghana are now without five key players including regular skipper Asamoah Gyan, Thomas Agyepong, Jonathan Mensah and Harrison Afful. Holland-based talented midfielder Thomas Agyepong was also left out of the travelling party for similar reasons as the Black Stars opened their training camp in Kenya on Monday. Read More »

Olympic Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges


The officers also arrested the Rio 2016 committee's chief operating officer Leonardo Gryner, according to an AFP photographer. Twenty police officers deployed early Thursday in Rio de Janeiro on orders from a federal judge, arresting Nuzman and seizing documents. Read More »

ATP Beijing: Rafa Nadal takes down Karen Khachanov


Nadal broke Khachanov three times and saved 6-of-6 of the Russian's break point chances in an hour and 29 minutes of action. "(Pouille) played well. It's going to be a big one and big test for me. Cirstea, ranked 44 in the world, stunned the Czech Pliskova 6-1, 7-5 to reach the last eight. Jelena Ostapenko will be her rival in the quarter-finals after her opponent Peng Shuai was forced to retire with a knee injury just 11 minutes into their match. Read More »

White House calls Dem demands for action on guns 'premature'


For a quite a while, when the president has learned of deadly terrorist incidents, Donald Trump has responded with incredible speed to use the word "terrorism", and to use the attacks to promote elements of his agenda - including building a border wall and imposing a Muslim ban. Read More »

Nazem Kadri scores 1st goal of National Hockey League season


This year, it was Patrick Marleau. While all three were instrumental in the Leafs' season-opening 7-2 victory in Winnipeg against the Jets on Wednesday night, it would be foolish to overlook the work of the Leafs' penalty killers. "It was a good night for our guys". And yet he walked away with a goal and two assists. The first [game] is always pretty nice to get, especially playing a home opener against another team. Read More »