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Why the Rams are a live underdog against the Jaguars

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All that said, Arizona had to hold on for a 38-33 win that got tight at the end. Can the Cardinals get on a roll or was that merely a one-week aberration? Seattle is now 3-2, although one of their wins is over the Rams . They key for them will be to cut off the Cards ground game. Without a doubt, the Jags' defense will need to stop Todd Gurley if they are to beat the Rams today. Read More »

Chicago Bulls suspend Bobby Portis for eight games after punch

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Bulls executive vice president John Paxson said Wednesday that Mirotic is expected to miss four to six weeks after suffering fractures to his upper jaw and a concussion. The team will allow Portis to practice during his suspension. Paxson said that the Bulls got counsel from the league on how to handle the situation. Read More »

Kevin de Bruyne opens up on David Silva row during Napoli clash

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The outcome for De Bruyne, who is now paid a reported £115,000 per week on a contract that runs until 2021, could be a huge increase in wages. "I have time", he said. However, Belgian hitman Dries Mertens saw his spot-kick saved by Ederson. "Of course, if they (City players) think that, they will be stupid", Guardiola told British media. Read More »

Eagles defensive end Chris Long is donating his salary

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As part of the latest contributions, Long is launching a " Pledge 10 for Tomorrow " campaign. "Now, I'm pledging my last 10 game checks to organizations supporting educational equity and opportunity in St. That means he's playing this season for free. "I've made a lot of money in my career, so it's not like I'm scrapping check to check". The city that raises the most money during the season will receive an additional $50,000 donation. Read More »

NFL Draft To Be Held At AT&T Stadium In Dallas

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The NFL Draft is moving to Jerry World. "We are grateful to the Dallas Cowboys , the cities of Arlington, Dallas, and Frisco, and the Dallas Sports Commission for their leadership in turning this vision into reality". "When we chose to pursue the draft, we did so with the goal of an economic win for our city and region", says Julie Coker Graham, PHLCVB President and CEO. Read More »

Joshua Plans New Strategy To Beat Emergency Opponent Takam

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He told the BBC: "Everyone talks about going to the States". Joshua was then explicitly asked whether he was one of Fury's opponents, before answering: "Yeah". "I will have to find different routes to beating everybody". "In a week's time, we tried everything to heal the injury, but everything needs its own time". Read More »

Amla, de Villiers bolster South Africa to 353

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However, Rubel Hossain put an end to the fiery innings , and to his fellow bowlers' suffering as well. The wicketkeeper-batsman had made 46. Shakib al Hasan doubled the damage in space of two deliveries as he produced a sharp turner to go past the attempted prod of skipper Faf du Plessis, and pegged the stumps back. Read More »

McKayla Maroney: I was molested before winning gold medal

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Larry Nassar , the team doctor for the US for the US Women's National Gymnastics Team, and Olympic Team". He is being sued by more than 125 women claiming he sexually assaulted them under the pretense of medical treatment. "This is happening everywhere", Maroney wrote. He is awaiting sentencing on federal charges. "Wherever there is a position of power, there seems to be potential for abuse", she continued. Read More »

Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in Malta auto bomb blast

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Some EU politicians are pressing for closer scrutiny of the tiny European Union nation in the Mediterranean Sea, which is considered a banking haven. The FBI is helping authorities in Malta investigate a vehicle bomb that killed a journalist who exposed the nation's ties to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers . Read More »

Jadon Sancho recall a 'disappointment', says England under-17 boss Steve Cooper

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England may have carried a jinx into the penalty shootout and the latest being their 2017 U-17 Euro final loss to Spain earlier this year but Cooper ensured that the Young Lions held their nerves and not panic. Sancho had been impressing at the tournament, scoring three goals and notching two assists before his withdrawal, and the team will surely miss his influence as they prepare to face Japan in Kolkata in the last 16 on Tuesday. Read More »

New York Yankees vs Houston Astros ALCS Game One

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Since 2009, the Yankees have won 11 of Sabathia's 15 postseason starts. And don't take the above paragraph to mean we expect the Yankees to win just because they're playing in front of a crowd that supports them. They also would remain undefeated at home in these playoffs. "Being a one to one game the whole way and being able to go nine", Justin said, "Just everything, it's definitely one of the most satisfying starts I've had in my career". Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne patient on Manchester City contract talks

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The Belgian midfielder has been in brilliant form in the first two months of the season and delivered another masterful performance as City beat Napoli 2-1 in the Champions League on Tuesday. The former Chelsea and Wolfsburg player continues to attract praise for his performances. I have to do the things that I do. There are ups and downs in football, and you just have to pick yourself up. Read More »

NK Maribor vs Liverpool: Probable Lineups, Prediction, Tactics and Stats

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain though, would be itching to receive the elusive start, while Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah are unlikely to be rested for what is a highly important game. It was the first time the Reds had netted seven times away from home in Europe and Klopp, whose team had been on an indifferent run, said: 'The attitude was outstanding - were spot on from the first second. Read More »

Chelsea's Alonso seeks win against Roma after league setbacks

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The return of Morata will give surely give some relief to the manager Antonio Conte and the Chelsea fans. "This season will be hard but we must also understand we have to try to build something important for the future". But if I don't put Morata in the starting XI you tell me I am insane. Alvaro Morata is expected to start Chelsea's Champions League match against Roma on Wednesday night, after manager Antonio Conte confirmed in his pre-match press conference that he has ... Read More »

Warriors' Andre Iguodala out for season opener vs. Rockets

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We're chasing maybe one of the best teams ever in the history of basketball". PREVIEW: The Golden State Warriors begin their National Basketball Association title defense Tuesday night against one of the teams expected to provide the biggest roadblocks in their path, the Houston Rockets , in a nationally televised season opener. Read More »

LeBron James (ankle) remains questionable for season-opener

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Nichols said, "You know you're rich, right?" Unfortunately, I felt like, at that point in time , as an organization, we could not bring in enough talent to help us get to what my vision was. We're deeper. A lot of versatile players. The Cavaliers are reportedly planning to show a video tribute to Irving during the game. Irving's three-pointer in the waning moments of game seven in 2016 lifted Cleveland to the city's first championship since 1964. Read More »

Palace shock Chelsea, Manchester City go clear on top

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Midfield: Chelsea have problems in the middle of the park as N'Golo Kante is on the sidelines with a hamstring injury that he suffered while away with France during the worldwide break. For this reason we have to put 150% in. "I repeat - my job is to be focused on my work with my players, try and do our best". But for sure it is another loss, a big loss for us. Read More »

Nadal keeps mum about right knee tape

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Federer is mathematically able to catch Nadal and could become the number one ranked player for the first time since 2012. The Spaniard, 31, says he is suffering from an "over-stressing of the knee", and has been advised by his doctor to take time off. Read More »

Gordon Hayward stretchered off court after gruesome leg injury

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Hayward's left ankle turned at such an odd angle that teammates stood in shock as he motioned for help from the sideline. However, Hayward's leg appeared to dangle in the highlights indicating this is a major injury. The Celtics announced he has a fractured left ankle. According to ESPN.com's Brian Windhorst , James also walked back to the Cavaliers' locker room, where medical personnel were tending to Hayward, after the end of the first quarter. Read More »

LeBron James A Game-Time Decision For Tuesday's Opener Vs. Celtics

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Gordon Hayward was taken out of the Boston Celtics' NBA season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers with what appeared to be a serious leg injury. He sat out Cleveland's first three exhibitions before playing last week and scoring 17 points with eight turnovers in a loss to Chicago. LeBron James status for tonight's opening night contest against the Celtics is up in the air. Read More »

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliot granted temporary restraining order, can play in Week 7

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This frees Elliott to play for the next two Sundays, against San Francisco and against Washington. The Dallas Cowboys running back is pushing forward with his quest to stay on the field, taking his battle to the courts. Facing a weak 49ers defense, Elliott is a top-five fantasy RB for his upcoming matchup. Elliott's suspension dates back to a year-long investigation into domestic violence accusations from his ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson, NFL.com reports. Read More »

Chicago Bulls: Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic involved in fight, Mirotic hospitalized

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Mirotic is at the hospital undergoing tests, but he's expected to be out for the foreseeable future. The team is yet to comment, but the expectation is that Mirotic, who was already nursing an ankle issue, will be sidelined indefinitely. 23 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. The Bulls have a $2.494 million team option for his fourth season. Portis, 22, was Chicago's first-round pick in 2015 and averaged 6.8 points and 4.6 rebounds past year. Read More »

Officers Who Brutally Assaulted Dr. David Dao Finally Fired 6 Months Later

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United had asked Dao and three other passengers to leave the plane in Chicago to make room for crew members who needed to get to Louisville to work on a flight, according to passengers. The report says the investigation by the Office of Inspector General found three security officers and a sergeant used excessive force and "made misleading statements and deliberately removed material facts from their reports" on the April 9 incident. Read More »

Rick Pitino is suing Adidas

Rick Pitino has filed a lawsuit against Adidas America, Inc. The allegations against Louisville include payments of $100,000 to the family of an unnamed player to sign with the Cardinals. When it became clear that Louisville and Rick Pitino were going to part ways, much of the discussion instantly turned to the more than $40 million left on the coach's contract. Read More »

Gov Scott Walker: NFL, Stop Anthem Protests

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Giants co-owner and team president John Mara joined players from the Jets and Giants in NY on Tuesday as part of yet another NFL summit aimed at continuing the dialogue regarding social activism and national anthem demonstrations that have been ongoing throughout the league. Read More »

Arsenal reportedly struggling to find a buyer for Mesut Ozil

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Worst case scenario, Ozil and Sanchez will be leaving this winter. He said: "It doesn't help the overall attitude and feeling in the squad knowing that in a couple of months those two key players [Sanchez and Ozil] can start negotiating to play for another club with their contracts up in the summer". Read More »

Jaguars give Myers the boot, sign K Lambo

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In place of Myers, the Jaguars signed Josh Lambo , who spent the last two seasons with the Los Angeles Chargers . Myers missed two field goals against the Rams , including a 54-yarder late in the game that would have cut the Jags' deficit to one score with time for an onside kick. Read More »

No let-up in braid-chopping incidents in Kashmir

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Hussain said hair of the woman has been cut and police would be recording her statement. "We have launched investigations", he said. Fresh incidents of braid-chopping triggered protests and clashes in various areas of Srinagar city and other parts of Kashmir Valley on Tuesday with people claiming that police is watching as a mute spectator over the issue. Read More »

Joel Embiid Unhappy With Minutes Restriction 'in the Teens'

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It's all about the long-term view". Brown hopes to lift Embiid's playing time to around 32 minutes by January. "If you were to choose a number, it would be somewhere like in the teens". "Definitely going to have my opinion on that, and they're going to hear me. If you look at it, if I started the third quarter, I have to literally wait like 16 minutes before I go back in and finish the game". Read More »

UEFA Champions League 2017/18 - Benfica vs Manchester United Preview

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Mourinho is mid-way through a three-year contract at United and there have been suggestions that the club are considering offering the coach that won two major trophies in his first season at the club a new contract. They are also unbeaten in 22 home Champions League matches dating back to 2013, while Olympiakos have made a worryingly sluggish start in Greece on the back of a seventh championship in a row. Read More »

Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie could be suspended for only one week

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To create room on the roster for Rodgers-Cromartie, the Giants waived/injured cornerback Michael Hunter, who suffered a hamstring injury against the Broncos. The trouble began when Rodgers-Cromartie was taken off the field in the team's Week 5 loss to the Chargers. Rodgers-Cromartie admitted to ESPN he "handled the situation the wrong way". Read More »