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Bills add incentives to LeSean McCoy's contract

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There may not be lots of scoring from the Jets , but there will definitely be some stuff to take notes on. To be able to perform in front of these fans and the passionate fan base that we have. Fantasy Tip: Any doubts of how much Bills will lean on McCoy were erased by McDermott, who this week said he intends to use running back as much as he needs in order to win. Read More »

Game-time switch adds more juice to Brewers-Cubs series opener

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Braun hit his 300th homer, Jimmy Nelson combined with three relievers on a five-hitter, and Milwaukee beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 in the first regular-season Friday night game at Wrigley Field . The reason? With a night game scheduled Thursday in Pittsburgh, manager Joe Maddon & Co. were concerned about a lack of sleep while making their way back home and the quick turnaround. Read More »

Where Joe Maddon, Craig Counsell stand on Cubs-Brewers time change

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Bryant is 5-for-25 with six strikeouts against Nelson, who is 1-6 with a 4.08 ERA in 14 career games (12 starts) against Chicago, including a 6.35 ERA in two outings this season. Lackey fanned nine and walked two (one intentional) in the loss. The Cubs, closing in on their third straight playoff berth, got permission from the city to push the start back a few hours because they didn't want a short turnaround coming off a game at Pittsburgh the previous night. Read More »

Kershaw Takes Loss as Rockies Rock Dodgers 9-1 Thursday

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Colorado manager Bud Black said . The Dodgers have lost 12 of their past 13 games. · In his first start at Dodger Stadium since July 23 and in his 23rd start of the season, Clayton Kershaw allowed four runs on six hits in 3.2 innings with seven strikeouts as he recorded his first loss since May 1. Read More »

Kansas City Chiefs: 3 Takeaways from Week 1 vs Patriots

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A few months back, we did a Throwback Thursday highlighting Bill Belichick's press conference following a humiliating Monday night loss to the Kansas City Chiefs back in 2014 that saw his Patriots fall to 2-2 after a lackluster start by quarterback Tom Brady . Read More »

Serena WIlliams Praises Madison Keys, Sloane Stephens Ahead of US Open Final

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There's a lot of things in my head right now so I'm struggling to come up with words. "It's incredible. I don't know what to say". That's just what I did. "She's a great leader", Stephens said. The only unseeded player to win the U.S. Open was Kim Clijsters of Belgium in 2009. Ranked 83rd in the world before the US Open , Sloane Stephens , 24, got past the 37-year-old Venus Williams at the best-of-three set encounter. Read More »

Stoke City vs Manchester United

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Shawcross, who recently penned a new four-year deal , has played every minute of the Potters' 2017/18 league season. Maxim Choupo-Moting picked up a hamstring injury: "We'll monitor him and hope he will be fit for tomorrow". "Of all the teams they are clearly at the top of the pile", said Hughes, whose team went down to Everton, beat Arsenal and drew with West Bromwich Albion in their first three matches. Read More »

I told Dembele to join Barcelona says Kylian Mbappe

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Mbappe has now revealed Arsenal's interest, telling the Daily Telegraph: "Yes, I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach. In France, I didn't feel I had earned that respect that would make me a great player ". "And the players who wanted to stay even if some big clubs tried to make them sign: [Marco] Verratti, Marquinhos, [Julian] Draxler and [Angel] Di Maria". Read More »

Roger Diez: NASCAR playoff field to be set Saturday

It is his fourth victory and 10th top-10 finish in 17 NXS races at Richmond Raceway. Even though we clinched the regular season championship we'll approach tomorrow night just like any other race. "We haven't had to fight to get in the playoffs in a long time ". But we all need to push it to be able to be successful on the race track . "We had a consistent day", said Truex. Read More »

Federal Judge Blocks Ezekiel Elliott's 6 Game Suspension

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Elliott's request for a preliminary injunction staying the NFL's six-game suspension ", Elliott's attorneys said in a statement. Several witnesses heard Thompson scream that she would "ruin Elliott's life" and disputed her claim that Elliott injured her when her jerked her out of a auto . Read More »

Rays-Yankees moved to Citi Field

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The Rays are listed as the home team for this series, but they'll also be heading back to the Big Apple at the end of the month for one final series against the Bronx Bombers at Yankee Stadium . There's people I know down there and I'm just anxious about them. Plus, Longoria suggested what could - and should - be a grand idea: that the Rays play now but find the time after the storm passes through to lend a hand to the recovery efforts in the Tampa Bay community. Read More »

BCCI announces fixtures, venues for homes series against Australia, New Zealand

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Having not played since the Champions Trophy in England back in June, New Zealand will travel to India for three One Day Internationals and three Twenty20s. New Zealand haven't played global cricket since their early exit from the Champions Trophy in June, when back-to-back Cardiff defeats to England and Bangladesh saw them tumble out before the semifinals. Read More »

England vs West Indies, third Test day three live score updates

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If I can play for another couple of years I might get somewhere near Glen McGrath. And a lot of players who have come here and never got it done. Anderson still seems to have a few years to go before he retires from Test cricket, he has a chance to become the highest wicket-taker in the history of Test cricket for a fast bowler. Read More »

Ennis says Melbourne 'got lucky' against the Eels

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Melbourne were quick out of the blocks with Addo-Carr touching down in the fourth minute, after centre Curtis Scott was able to get the better of his opposite Michael Jennings. With those tries converted by Smith, Melbourne opened up a 16-10 lead. Crowd: 22,626. Half-time: Eels 10-8. Eels prop Daniel Alvaro went on report on 58 minutes for elbowing a Storm player after the Eels knocked-on, luckily avoiding a sin bin visit which could have proved decisive. Read More »

Giants vs. Cowboys: 5 causes for concern entering Week 1

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Beckham said earlier this week he had done some running and cutting. He appeared in three of the Cowboys' four preseason games this year, starting one, and registering four tackles. Elliott rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown on 44 carries in two games against the Giants , who had been preparing for him to play all along in Week 1. Read More »

West Ham hit back at Sporting Lisbon claims over William Carvalho deal

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But Sporting claim they did not receive an offer and say their reputation has been damaged by the controversy. However in the end, he did not join West Ham and animosity was created between the Hammers and Sporting Lisbon as a result. "And, as for opposing teams, if they feel they can go there and be confident they're not in that cauldron-like atmosphere, it's something they have to relish". Read More »

Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen joins Turkish giants Fenerbahce on loan

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But manager Aykut Kocaman admitted yesterday that a deal for the Spain worldwide was " far away ", despite the club reportedly being open to matching his £150,000-a-week wage demands, leading to the addition of Janssen. Premier League title contenders have been desperately trying to offload the player this summer after Janssen largely failed to impress boss Mauricio Pochettino . Read More »

Antonio Conte Strongly Dismisses Ross Barkley Transfer Rumors

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Hazard has been on the sidelines for the Blues since undergoing ankle surgery this summer after fracturing it on worldwide duty in June, and Courtois urged patience when it comes to his club and global team-mate's return - which could come against Leicester City on Saturday. Read More »

Victor Wanyama set to return for Tottenham against Everton

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Dele Alli has got off to an excellent start with two goals. Ralston played 11 times for Celtic last term having made his first team bow under Ronny Deila. "Always our ambition is to win". The Scotland youth worldwide spent upper season on loan with Championship side Queen's Park Rangers, playing in 10 games, while he was an integral part of the youth team that featured in the UEFA Youth League last season. Read More »

Chiefs' Berry out for season with torn Achilles

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The Chiefs produced an excellent performance to shock the defending Super Bowl champions in the season opener on Thursday, with All-Pro safety Berry at the forefront as he all but shut down tight end Rob Gronkowski . Linebacker Derrick Johnson has suffered Achilles tears in both Achilles, but Eric Berry is the heart and soul of this defense. Former University of Tennessee star Eric Berry helped provide his Kansas City Chiefs with a big win on the opening night of the National ... Read More »

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder to miss Manchester City match

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He also scored as a second-half substitute in a victory over Ecuador, a few days before that clash. Speaking to reporters at his pre-match press conference on Friday afternoon, Klopp said: "I've said it a few times , that I can not keep all players happy each second of the day, that's how it is. Read More »

Man Utd whiz Rashford: Lukaku and I just clicked

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The Belgium global was snapped up by the Red Devils at the start of the recently-concluded transfer window, joining from Everton for £75m and hitting the ground running at Old Trafford with four goals as many matches this term. "The only player, two players are Zlatan and Carrick", Mourinho said. " I wanted to play for him since I was 11 so when you get another chance like that you don't turn it down and I'm really grateful for the second opportunity ", said Lukaku. Read More »

Braves apologize for poor 'hurricane' music choice against Marlins

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Fans and players could hear the song " Rock You Like A Hurricane " by the Scorpions playing over the PA system and the Twitter response showed what the fans were thinking when the song was playing. The Atlanta Braves are offering free tickets to this weekend's series against the Miami Marlins to residents of Florida, Georgia and SC that are under evacuation orders as a result of Hurricane Irma. Read More »

Former Eagles long-snapper Dorenbos hospitalized with aortic aneurysm

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It wouldn't be surprising to see the Eagles come under fire for not finding Dorenbos' condition, or likewise if the team had any knowledge of his condition before consummating a trade with the Saints , anyway. The Saints also have employed Justin Drescher, Thomas Gafford, Jesse Schmitt and rookie Chase Dominguez as long snappers this season. He gave everything that he had to this organization for more than a decade, but his legacy in Philadelphia goes far beyond his performance on the ... Read More »

Anderson gives South Africa tennis massive boost

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Wives and girlfriends often play big roles in the lives of their professional athlete significant others, but few play as big of a role as Kelsey Anderson. He has been in a ruthless mood to close matches out, but Anderson will provide a very new and very different challenge to anything he has seen over the last fortnight. Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs Del Potro US Open Semifinal Live Updates

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Serena Williams might be on a leave of absence from the tennis tour, but she is definitely paying attention to the U.S. Open. I have been playing very well nearly every tournament after some years with some problems in terms of injuries and others from not playing so well. Read More »

Bo Horvat signs Six-Year Extension with Canucks

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Horvat, who led the team in goals (20) and points (52) last season, was a restricted free agent heading all the way into training camp. A native of Rodney, Ont., Horvat has steadily improved over his first three National Hockey League seasons. Read More »

Arsenal vs Bournemouth 9 September 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

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They will certainly take confidence from their performance against Manchester City , apart from doing the same from the 3-3 draw against the Gunners last season at the Vitality Stadium . "The cost of signing players is so extreme nowadays that you have to keep and protect the players you have", the Bournemouth manager said. "We have to think, do we open it completely freedom to investment for people like the Chinese or Americans who want to invest here? It is uncomfortable and not the ... Read More »

NFL Suspends Former Kicker For Domestic Violence

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Sheriff's Office publicly announced it had closed its investigation in connection with the incident. The documents were originally given to police by Brown's wife after his arrest. Talk about timing. just days after Ezekiel Elliott had his 6-game suspension upheld, the National Football League has circled back to Josh Brown - banning the admitted domestic abuser 6 more games. Read More »

Borg pulled from UFC 215 title fight due to illness

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UFC 215's main event from Edmonton, Alberta, will now be the women's bantamweight title fight between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko . Therefore, my main bet will be Shevchenko to win on points at 7/2 and be crowned the new UFC Bantamweight Champion. Read More »

England vs West Indies: 3rd Test preview

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England then took five wickets in the second session, with Ben Stokes claiming three wickets - two coming in a single over - and Toby Roland-Jones the other two, as batting continued to prove hard. Anderson, wicketless in the second innings at Headingley, had Kraigg Brathwaite - who made 134 and 95 in Leeds - dropped on three in the slips by Cook and then caught behind for 10 to leave West Indies 18 for one. Read More »

Chelsea superstar reportedly set for surprise move this week

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Goal understands that Costa already had agreed to leave Chelsea in January, but he was unhappy with the timing of the text message that came while he was with Spain on worldwide duty. The latest news is that the club have shifted Costa's Range Rover auto from their vehicle park at the Cobham training ground, reports the Sun . "We have not shown [Simeone] Costa's contract", Cerezo told reporters at the opening ceremony of Atletico's new home, the Wanda Metropolitano. Read More »

The best and worst fantasy football matchups for NFL Week 1

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The time is finally upon us. That said there's still some intel to act upon. Basing our conclusions on the best information we have, below is a look at some of the best and worst Week 1 fantasy situations, based on that information. "Well, Tyrod Taylor isn't even a lock to play this week so I would have to go Cutler". But on the other hand, that's obviously subject to confirmation bias - i.e., we remember when it happens and don't notice when it doesn't. Read More »

World Cup Bid Will Consider 41 Cities

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According to Soccer Canada, six Canadian locations will be part of the United bid, which includes cities from the US, Canada and Mexico. In a united bid for a 2026 FIFA World Cup, 41 cities across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico have put in to serve as host cities. Read More »

Beckham sidelined at practice Thursday

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Odell Beckham Jr. returned to the field with the Giants on Wednesday for the first time since spraining his left ankle on August 21 in Cleveland, but he did not participate in practice. Beckham said he has "done some running and cutting" and noted that "today was a good day". At one point, one client even came close to catching him, saying, "Dude your voice reminds me of somebody..." He furthered his rehab from a sprained left ankle by running straight for about 20 yards, then waiting a ... Read More »