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Man of the hour Thomas eyes 'threepeat' in Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur: Anirban Lahiri got off to a flying start with a five-under 67 in the first round to be at tied eighth in the CIMB Classic at the TPC Kuala Lumpur here on Thursday. "I hope that this momentum will last until the end", she said. Australian Cameron Smith, ranked number 151 in the world, took the lead with a sparkling eight-under-par 64. Read More »

Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees ALCS Game 1

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Altuve ripped eight hits with three homers, four RBI and five runs in the Division Series, while Bregman put up four hits, three runs and two solo homers. Judge finished the regular season by setting a record for most consecutive games with a strikeout, and he's wrapped up the first postseason action of his career by setting another similarly dubious record. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott's 6-Game NFL Suspension Reinstated by Court

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However, a district court judge issued a preliminary injunction last month after agreeing with the NFLPA that Elliott didn't receive a fair suspension appeal hearing. The league concluded after a lengthy investigation that Elliott was guilty of violence in a series of incidents a year ago involving his former girlfriend. Read More »

Carragher names his XI of the Premier League season so far

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Goalkeeper: David de Gea (Manchester United)'Unfortunately I am going to have to start with a Manchester United player, who I actually think is the best keeper in the world at the moment'. After offloading Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool in the summer, along with several other squad players such as Lucas Perez, Kieran Gibbs and Wojciech Szczesny, Arsenal look set to lose their two most influential players in the next year or so. Read More »

Bengals TE Eifert considering season-ending surgery

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Eifert (back) has been placed on IR by the Bengals. Cincinnati picked up Eifert's fifth-year option on his rookie contract during the 2016 offseason but likely have concerns re-signing him long-term given his injury history. He will have missed 49 percent of possible games played since being drafted. When healthy, Eifert is easily one of the best tight ends in the league. Read More »

Raptors will avoid staying at Trump hotels during upcoming National Basketball Association season

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When basketball teams stay on the road, they hit up nice spots. Not a single team would confirm it was planning to stay at any Trump property hotels (18 teams did not respond). The Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards have all stopped staying at the Trump SoHo just this past season, now seeking out other accommodations when traveling to NY. Read More »

Kyrie Irving touts Boston as 'real, live sports city'

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You get it all, especially in Boston . Kyrie Irving is on the verge of making his regular season debut with the Boston Celtics . But as an interview with the Boston Globe attests , he had as little love for the city of Cleveland as he did the Cavs. Read More »

Sergio Aguero coy on Manchester City return date

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His team fell behind after just 37 seconds of the match but were level 10 minutes later when the five-time Ballon d'Or victor prodded home from close range after a neat one-two with Angel Di Maria. "I left for nearly two days and went back to the airport and then got into that accident". "I still do not know if I am going to play on Saturday". Read More »

Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov advance at Shanghai Masters

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The talented 20-year-old Zverev was going after his sixth title of a breakthrough season and looked comfortable in the first set against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro . "I just had to find my way through the whole match". This was their third meeting and the third win for Bulgarian, who saved 2 out of 3 break points and scored 2 breaks to close the match in straight sets. Read More »

Taylor Twellman Is Really Angry USA Missed The 2018 World Cup

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Victories to Panama and Honduras sealed America's fate. To win a bidding war with ESPN , Fox agreed to pay $400 million for the English-broadcast rights to the World Cup in 2018 and 2022. But rather than a final goodbye to beloved superstars and a grand welcome to the future of the sport, the American men's soccer machine will have to collect itself, lick its wounds, and figure out a way to recover. Read More »

Arsenal defender Skhodran Mustafi ruled out for at least a month

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At his pre-match press conference ahead of the trip to Watford , manager Arsene Wenger has now revealed that the centre-back could be missing until the end of November. Chelsea and Arsenal both have very winnable away games in the Premier League , while Fulham will fancy their chances against PNE, so 7/2 (4 .50) with dabblebet on the enhanced treble, boosted from 3/1 (4 .0), could well prove to be a gift for punters. Read More »

Nick Kyrgios fined after storming off court during Shanghai Masters

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Last year, Kyrgios was suspended by the men's tour for tanking a match and insulting fans following a second-round loss to German qualifier Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters . "What's happening here?" he was overheard saying, seemingly irritated by spectators moving around between. He left the court without explanation, avoided a news conference, and took to Twitter to firstly apologize for his actions then give his reasons. Read More »

Dani Alves urges Alexis Sanchez to join him at Paris Saint-Germain

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The prospect of losing the £42.5million signing from Real Madrid on a free transfer is too much for Wenger to contemplate with Alexis Sanchez also running down his deal. The same article states that Arsene Wenger is ready to move to sign the 29-year-old in the event that Ozil and Sanchez both decide to leave the north London club before the 2018-19 season. Read More »

Anthony Martial 'Happy' To Reject Arsenal

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Given Sanchez's importance to the club, Wenger on the look out for another high calibre calibre forward, and, according to Transfer Market Web , French global and Manchester United star Anthony Martial is on the shortlist. With five goals and five assists to his name, Martial has reclaimed the shine of a future United great. United boss Jose Mourinho has been tracking Barca player Sergi Roberto, but news that 30-year-old Rakitic could be available next summer has caught the ... Read More »

India Qualifies for 2019 Asian Cup After Win Against Macau

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The Indians have been in impressive form, winning all the four group matches they have played so far to ensure qualification in style. "We achieved our goal tonight to qualify for Asian Cup". However, all that changed once Balwant Singh came onto the pitch at the half-time for Jackichand Singh and that meant Sunil Chhetri reverted to the left wing with Halicharan Narzary coming to the right. Read More »

Fox, Nike Among Biggest Losers After US Fails To Reach World Cup

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The U.S. loss "is a blow to Fox Sports' soccer ambitions", Steven Cahall, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets, said Wednesday in a note. While watching the game and playing it are two different products, one can certainly lead to another. The U.S. men's soccer team was eliminated from World Cup qualification Tuesday, a shocking result that could leave sponsors and media partners in the lurch for millions of dollars. Read More »

NFL Betting: New England Patriots vs. New York Jets - Week 6

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The long-time Jets linebacker was preparing for his 11th season with NY as late as June when ownership decided it made more sense to cut costs , parting ways with a number of high-profile veterans, including Harris. RB Matt Forte remains sidelined with turf toe, which means rookie Elijah McGuire could start against the Patriots if neither Forte nor Powell can play. Read More »

Paul Scholes interviewed for Oldham Athletic manager's job

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Ex-Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf also held surprise talks with Oldham, but is now out of the running. He won 11 Premier League titles at Old Trafford and was capped 66 times by England before announcing his retirement in 2004. It would be a hard situation for a managerial debut with Oldham sitting at 19th in League One, and also considering that current caretaker manager, also an ex-United player in Richie Wellens, has done a solid job thus far. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association needs to spend on goal-line technology that could have saved USA

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With the likes of Christian Pulisic, Clint Dempsey and Tim Howard - who let in a real howler - in their ranks, it has to be considered majorly underwhelming for the USA side. The rebounded ball then bounced off the shoulder of Panama striker Blas Perez, who was on the ground, and came to rest on the goal line but as he tried to force the goal, Costa Rica defender Ronald Matarrita, seated within the goal, kicked the ball off of Perez and out of play on the other side of the post. Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves Sign Andrew Wiggins to Contract Extension

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The Vertical's Shams Charania originally reported that Wiggins and the Timberwolves were "progressing" towards an agreement in late September, but it took until now to make the contract official. "I look forward to doing right by them and bringing this team to the postseason". Per the Timberwolves, only three players scored more points before their 22nd birthday: LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

Adrian Peterson believes he has 4-5 years left

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Adrian Peterson's bust of tenure as a New Orleans Saint has not wavered his confidence. "I look to play four to five more years, God willing", he said. He was, however, "unsettled" with his role. Most of the Saints are hoping Peterson gets the playing time he craves in Arizona. "I had a great day of practice Monday, great day of practice. Read More »

Red Sox fire manager Farrell after five seasons

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Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski refused to get into the reasons for firing John Farrell Wednesday morning , only citing the need for change during a press conference at Fenway Park. There was a beanball saga against the Baltimore Orioles in April and May in which Red Sox pitchers repeatedly failed to exact revenge for a hard slide into second baseman Dustin Pedroia , who in turn appeared to take sides against his teammates for their attempts at retaliation. Read More »

Jack Wilshere is considering leaving Arsenal

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Wilshere, who has 34 England caps, has made only three appearances for Arsenal this term and none of those have been in the Premier League. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is considering leaving the club during the January transfer window with hopes of forcing his way into England's World Cup squad, according to reports. Read More »

Rodgers-Cromartie suspended after leaving Giants' facility

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Head coach Ben McAdoo said Rodgers-Cromartie came to the facility on Wednesday morning and decided he was leaving the team. When asked further questions, McAdoo repeatedly declined to give any more information on the suspension, including the subject of his conversation with Rodgers-Cromartie and the length of the suspension. Read More »

Man gets ticket for wearing shark suit in Austria

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Nekkaz promised in September, before Austria's Integration Law took effect October 1, to pray the fines of any woman charged for wearing an Islamic face veil in Austria. When asked if Warda would use face-covering costumes in their campaigns again, Prosquill told Heute: "I don't know". But the shark costume case and officers reportedly stopping a girl cycling in a scarf show that some police remain bewildered. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys Fan Sets Jersey Ablaze, Then Wears It

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Salyers, friend and Dallas Cowboys fan Brianna Hook and other friends got together for an NFL football Sunday afternoon, climaxed by Green Bay vs. Dallas. The man, who told deputies he was intoxicated, went outside to incinerate his jersey after the Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers, but he attempted to keep the lit jersey on and was soon burned. Read More »

We deserved a result v Colombia, says India's Jeakson Singh

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Fabin said that they must be more clinical in front of the goal. With the expectations now rising, de Matos and his boys would be aiming to show that the performance against Colombia was no fluke and they were worthy competitors in this global showpiece, where they were automatic qualifiers as hosts. Read More »

'Chris Foerster used me as his cocaine platter'

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DeGuglielmo has coached two Super Bowl champions, serving as the assistant offensive line coach for the New York Giants when they won Super Bowl XLII following the 2007 season and as the New England Patriots offensive line coach for their Super Bowl XLIX win following the 2014 season. Read More »

Man United could sign long-term target in cut-price deal next summer

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But all went down the drain after Atletico failed in their appeal to lift the ban. Manchester United signed Romelu Lukaku in the summer transfer window and the Belgium worldwide has already signed 10 goals in nine games. Ateltico Madrid might well allow him to leave for a relatively lower bid as a consolation to his 'loyalty bonus'. While the Premier League title contenders will surely be pleased to learn about Griezmann's release clause but Kylian Mbappe could disrupt Manchester United's ... Read More »

Porsche previews Mission E with Cayman e-volution and Turbo Charging system

With the Cayman e-volution the company presents a research vehicle with a charging voltage of 800 volts that accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and offers a range of 200 kilometres. Accumulator-based means that it collects and stores electricity in the charging system in order to deliver it quickly to the vehicle. It was developed for use in areas that have power limitations within the distribution system. Read More »

Danny Rose prefers Man Utd move over Chelsea

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Tottenham left-back Danny Rose is understood to be keen on the idea of moving to Manchester United next summer, despite ongoing links that suggest the England global could be on his way to Stamford Bridge, according to the Daily Star . Read More »

Real Madrid prepared to sell Gareth Bale for £90m this summer

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Swap deals very rarely happen in football due to the complexity of the deals, and it seems unlikely that any of the players involved would accept being used in a deal for Kane, whilst Spurs may struggle to afford the wages of any of the three, given Daniel Levy's tight handle on wages at Spurs. Read More »