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Lack of sponsors pushes T20 Global League to November 2018

Matters have come to a head in recent days‚ with franchise owners unconvinced at CSA's ability to put the tournament together in a few weeks without those key elements. "We appreciate the continued support of the individuals and organizations who have believed in this tournament". The CSA had reserved six weeks in the peak of summer, but this postponement means that there will be no domestic or global action for that period. Read More »

Israel FA deny Isco approached by knife-wielding fan after Spain clash

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One of them rushed at Isco , also known as Francisco Suarez, with a knife , The Times of Israel reported, which he dropped before reaching the player. Spain beat Israel 1-0 in Jerusalem on Monday. His spectacular effort wrapped up the points for Spain , but had no bearing on the respective fates of the two sides on display. Read More »

Mike Ditka to Black people: 'No oppression in the last 100 years'

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The Pro Football Hall of Famer spoke to Jim Gray before Monday Night Football and was asked about players protesting during the national anthem, a topic that has dominated headlines throughout the early NFL season. "If you had to go somewhere else to try to play the sport, you wouldn't have a job", he added. "I don't know what social injustices have been", he said. Read More »

Adrian Peterson traded to the Arizona Cardinals

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This pretty much kills the fantasy value of Chris Johnson , and it likely doesn't help Andre Ellington's value too much either. A few days after New Orleans signed Peterson, the team drafted Kamara, who already has 230 yards from scrimmage. Read More »

Josh Gordon Says Baylor Football Coach Helped Him Cheat Drug Test

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Josh Gordon looked like one of the best young receivers in the National Football League before a number of drug issues led to his suspension. Gordon, who is now suspended in the NFL while with the Cleveland Browns , says a Baylor football coach helped him maneuver his way to passing drug tests while in Waco. Read More »

Liverpool Rocked By Sadio Mane Injury

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The speedster sustained the problem in that encounter, with scans showing the damage is substantial enough to keep him out of action for over a month. Mane was Liverpool's Player of the Season and Players' Player of the Season in 2016/17 and has netted 16 times for the club in 37 appearances. The speedy forward picked up a red card during the 5-0 loss to Manchester City last month but was back in the starting line-up for the 1-1 draw at Newcastle before the global break. Read More »

Trump calls for tax changes for NFL following national anthem protests

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President Donald Trump continued his crusade against NFL players making demonstrations during the national anthem , this time suggesting tax laws should change to hurt the league. The Colts retired former quarterback Peyton Manning's No. 18 jersey. Former governor of Indiana Pence meanwhile walked out after more than 20 49ers players dropped to one knee for the anthem. Read More »

Sylvester Stallone To Direct, Produce Creed 2

After many hints and posts, it is official that Sylvester Stallone will be directing Creed 2 . While the director and Jordan were overlooked during awards season, Stallone was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, his first Oscar nomination since the original " Rocky " film, and won the Golden Globe in the same category. Read More »

Serena hasn't ruled out defending Aus Open title

Tennis great and former world number one Williams celebrated the birth of her first child Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr - who has the initials of the Australian Open - on September 1, having been pregnant when she won her 23rd grand slam at the year's first major in January. Read More »

President Trump rips ESPN ratings, Jemele Hill

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Trump himself didn't stop without retaliating more viciously. Hill was suspended from the ESPN after this. She has been an outspoken opponent of President Trump, but also happened to be suspended following a personal social media post she made regarding Dallas Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones . Read More »

Cahill scores extra-time victor to keep Australia alive

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Syria cancelled out Australia's away goal when they took the lead through Omar Al Soma after only six minutes, but Cahill - handed a place in the starting line-up while Aaron Mooy was surprisingly on the bench - levelled matters with a fine header seven minutes later. Read More »

UFC Pays Tribute to Those Involved in Las Vegas Terrorist Attack

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It's a reminder that no matter how bad things get, people still find a way to come together and show support. The singer/songwriter was onstage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival last weekend (01Oct17) when gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Las Vegas audience, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others. Read More »

Martin O'Neill proud of "magnificent" Republic of Ireland

Ireland took it, thanks to James McClean's 57th-minute goal following a defensive mix-up by the Welsh. The goal was worthy of winning any game. We now had something to hold onto. "What happened to Seamus was unfortunate, but I don't think it will have a bearing on this game", Coleman said. Should Wales lose, then Ireland would go above them, indeed coupled with a Serbia loss then the Irish would take top-spot. Read More »

Brandon Marshall Announces He'll Have Season-Ending Surgery on Ankle Injury

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The Giants announced Monday that Beckham will have surgery for his broken left ankle later this week, and his season officially ended when he was put on injured reserve later in the day along with fellow receiver Dwayne Harris . The Giants had said he was undergoing tests Monday to determine the extent of the injury. Beckham had five catches for 97 yards and a touchdown against the Chargers , ending his season with 25 catches, 302 yards and three touchdowns. Read More »

Who should win the 2017 Ballon d'Or?

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The Portugal superstar lifted his fourth Ballon d'Or a year ago and another win would bring him level with Barcelona legend Messi. This means Liverpool , along with Chelsea , are the join-most represented Premier League club on the Ballon d'Or shortlist . Read More »

Paris Saint-Germain ready to move for David de Gea

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David de Gea has recently been linked with a move away from the Premier League with Spanish club Real Madrid reported to be his next destination. Unlike his Slovenian counterpart, the Red Devils' shot stopper doesn't have a release clause, which will make it far harder to get a deal done, as José Mourinho is unlikely to want to part ways with his number one man. Read More »

Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title

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He continued to argue the toss with the official who eventually awarded a penalty point against the Australian during the changeover when he trailed 2-5, meaning he began the eighth game already 0-15 behind. It continues what has been a stellar year for the Spaniard as he not only won a record 10th French Open title and his third US Open title, but also returned to the top of the ATP tennis rankings for the first time since 2014. Read More »

Local nurse heads to Puerto Rico to help hurricane victims

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Puerto Rico needs food and water. Nealy three weeks after Hurricane Maria , much of the island is still without power and major relief efforts are still underway. Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is asking Congress for over $4 billion to help with recovery efforts . With another hurricane , Nate, having hit the Gulf Coast early today - the fourth to make landfall in the US this hurricane season - the FEMA chief told Raddatz that the emergency management agency is stretched ... Read More »

5 teams that blew their chances in Premier League title race

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Mata has started six of United's seven matches in the top flight this season. " We made an offer for him in the summer but the Reds didn't sell him so I don't think they'll change their mind in the middle of the season ". It was a big problem last season and everybody was hoping they could solve the problem. The €25 million-rated forward is also being tracked by Tottenham and Newcastle after firing Besiktas to the Turkish title with 20 goals previous year. Read More »

Hometown heroes Cody Bellinger, Austin Barnes help end Diamondbacks' season

In the other NL game, the Washington Nationals rallied with five in the eighth to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 and even the series at 1-1. They were better than the Diamondbacks coming into the series, and everyone knew it, but there was still a chance that the ghosts of September would creep up and take the Dodgers down. Read More »

Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks

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Meanwhile the Dodgers were unable to take advantage of Zack Greinke's five walks, going 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position. Bellinger became the youngest Dodger to hit a home run in postseason history at the age of 22 years and 88 days old, surpassing teammate Corey Seager, who homered last year in the NLDS at the age of 22 years and 163 days. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell wants Steelers to run the ball more

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In the victory over the Ravens, Bell rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries. Jacksonville came in with the best pass defense in the league, but only because teams were so successful running it against the Jaguars passing wasn't required. Read More »

Juan Mata reacts to Marouane Fellaini's injury ahead of Liverpool clash

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Belgium manager Roberto Martinez today revealed a freaky story surrounding his phone, Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku , and a complete stranger. Paul Pogba is already sidelined with a hamstring injury. Though there has been no confirmation that fans of Manchester United were behind the calls, it seems the only logical explanation for the story. Read More »

Neymar, Suarez, Kane make Ballon d'Or list

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The Ballon d'Or is an award presented by weekly magazine France Football and is voted for by European journalists. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo , 32, beat Barcelona's Messi to win the award for a fourth time past year. Kane has now been recognised for his performances for Spurs, with the England worldwide finishing as top goalscorer in the Premier League last season and starting the new campaign with 15 goals for club and country. Read More »

Sampaoli calls for Argentina to match 'incredible' Messi

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With just six wins from 17 qualifying games, Argentina's dreams of securing a place in next summer's World Cup are fading fast as they can not seem to find the back of the net - despite a plethora of attacking prowess which any nation would be jealous of. Read More »

'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup'

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Pep Guardiola is looking for a reunion with the Argentina superstar to take City to the next level. Argentine coaches working in South America have done their national team a few bad turns over the past two years and Jorge Celico could deny the twice champions and 2014 runners-up a place at the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. Read More »

Liverpool contract rebel Emre Can feeling honoured by Juventus offer

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has described summer interest from Juventus as an "honour" and does not appear to have closed the door on a potential return to reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich . He said: "The Premier League is just a really cool league, the most interesting in the world, but you must always respect other big clubs and leagues". Read More »

NFLPA chief blasts teams for reportedly telling players to stand for anthem

Last month, Jones joined arms with Cowboys players in kneeling, then standing for the national anthem before a September 25 game with the Arizona Cardinals. "I am proud of him and second lady Karen". During the national anthem, players on the field and bench area should stand at attention, face the flag, hold helmets in their left hand and refrain from talking. Read More »

Vikings' Bradford returns to face Trubisky, Bears

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Bradford went 23-for-37 for 223 yards in that game, a 20-10 loss for Minnesota, while also taking five sacks behind what was already a significantly injury-thinned offensive line. Minnesota receiver duo Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs lead the National Football League at 20-yard receptions in 2017 and are number one among the great ex-Vikings during the first four weeks of the season. Read More »

ALDS, Indians vs. Yankees Game 3 live stream

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The Yankees had a 1-0 lead in the eighth inning and were down 0-2 in the best-of-five series . The Yankees did lose Game 2 , but it wasn't Bird's fault. "Obviously, there's a ton of talent here", Girardi said. After replays the media and Girardi believed that the ball struck off Chisenhall's bat and not his hand. Read More »

LeBron says Dwyane Wade is the shot blocker between them

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After spending so much money to sign Thompson I am surprised coach Lue made this decision. "He was fine. It's tough, you've been in position where you went to three straight Finals and you've been the starting 2-guard". That's not necessarily a bad thing with all the talent at his disposal. "Guys who can make plays, good cutters, good slashers". Lue's lineup appears to skew to offensively, but James sees potential in the defense Cleveland can get out of its starters. Read More »

Man Utd on edge as Lukaku declared fit for Belgium clash

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And Mata, writing in his weekly blog, was quick to lament Fellaini's untimely knock and expressed hope that nobody else would suffer afflictions over the next couple of days. In the Frenchman's absence Fellaini has partnered Nemanja Matic in the United midfield ahead of Ander Herrera , who was first-choice last season. His involvement in the game may frustrate Mourinho as Belgium had already qualified for Russian Federation 2018, as per reports by the Guardian . Read More »

India vs Australia: A statistical analysis of the first T20I in Ranchi

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Australia were off to a flyer with 50 runs coming off 37 balls but Chahal provided the vital breakthroughs, dismissing his bunny Glenn Maxwell for the fourth time in four games. "We've got a lot to play for", Warner said. Warner rued about the crammed schedule, saying: "I just know that when we are available we are going to play". Read More »