• Australia wary of India heading into Women's Cricket World Cup semi-final
Australia wary of India heading into Women's Cricket World Cup semi-final

Smriti Mandhana, who got India's campaign off to a flying start with a 90 and a hundred in consecutive games, hasn't been able to score in excess of 15 in the four subsequent games. "It's become common place now, that most of our girls can play vertical bat shots but also when it's a low, slow wicket and the spinners aren't giving you much to get...

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  • Michael Vick 'truly sorry' for hair-cut comment about Colin Kaepernick
Michael Vick 'truly sorry' for hair-cut comment about Colin Kaepernick

Despite being very critical of the free agent's hair and on-field play, Vick now claims his comments were taken out of context and meant to only help Kaepernick. Why not? You're already dealing with a lot of controversy surrounding this issue. That's quite a change of heart, coming after Vick received quite a bit of criticism for his comments.

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  • Altoona man wins $1 million in World Series of Poker's Main Event
Altoona man wins $1 million in World Series of Poker's Main Event

All competitors are guaranteed a minimum of $1 million with $8.15 million going to the victor. There are now just 9 players left at the final table who will battle it out in a couple of days to become the 2017 WSOP Main Event champion. The grandfather of 7 has only won $2,207 in lifetime winnings and could end up becoming the oldest WSOP Main Eve...

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  • Le'Veon Bell Seeks Contract Of No. 1 RB + No. 2 WR
Le'Veon Bell Seeks Contract Of No. 1 RB + No. 2 WR

Landing a contract worth $15 million per year would certainly satisfy Bell's desire to revive a depressed market for running backs. The Steelers All-Pro believes he should be paid for his all-around production. Come Week 1, however, the star running back is expected to be ready to go. Still, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reported Pittsburgh ...

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  • Spieth, Koepka lead the way in opening round at British Open
Spieth, Koepka lead the way in opening round at British Open

Playing in the company of Spieth, defending champion Henrik Stenson started with a 1-under 69, and Thomas Pieters matched that score despite being 3 over at the turn. "I've definitely had some low spots in the last 18 months and I was getting very down", the 41-year-old told reporters. The Ryder Cup specialist, who has never won a major, endured ...

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  • Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim expects Kylian Mbappe to be
Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim expects Kylian Mbappe to be

Monaco are now considering asking Fifa and the French Football League to start disciplinary action over what they have labelled "unacceptable situation". The update coming out of Monaco could spell the end for the on-going saga regarding Mbappe, with the Frenchman looking ever more likely to remain in his homeland.

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  • Phillip Lindsay adds another watch list to his preseason credentials
Phillip Lindsay adds another watch list to his preseason credentials

From the original 61 running backs on the preseason watch list and others added to the radar during the season, it will be cut down to 10 semifinalists November 15 and then to the final three November 20. The Doak Walker Award Presentation Banquet is scheduled for February 16, 2018 in Dallas . Ten semifinalists for the award will be announced ...

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  • Mariners get bullpen boost with deal for Marlins reliever David Phelps
Mariners get bullpen boost with deal for Marlins reliever David Phelps

Who did the Mariners trade to the Marlins for David Phelps? Miller, ranked No. 16 in the Mariners' system, is a starting pitcher from Ephrata, Pennsylvania, drafted by Seattle past year in the sixth round. This is the first season he has been a full-time reliever. Hernandez was considered the sixth ranked prospect in the Mariners' organization,...

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  • OF JD Martinez Hurts Left Hand In Debut With Diamondbacks
OF JD Martinez Hurts Left Hand In Debut With Diamondbacks

The D-Backs gave up three infield prospects: Dawel Lugo , Sergio Alcantara and Jose King for the former All-Star outfielder. Phillies 5, Marlins 2: Maikel Franco had three hits, including a tie-breaking home run in the eighth inning. The Royals (45-47) have lost seven of eight. Alcides Escobar drew a four-pitch walk with one down, then score...

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  • Dallas Police Suspend Investigation Into Ezekiel Elliott Case
Dallas Police Suspend Investigation Into Ezekiel Elliott Case

However, the case is expected to be suspended due to a lack of cooperation from the victim, according to WFAA-TV's Rebecca Lopez . Various outlets also linked Elliott to an altercation with an unnamed 30-year-old male at a bar in Dallas.

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  • Simpson to learn if he will be released from prison on Thursday
Simpson to learn if he will be released from prison on Thursday

Thursday's parole hearing follows renewed interest in Simpson's story, which was explored past year in the award-winning documentary "O.J.: Made in America" and the FX true-crime drama "The People v. While Simpson's past arrest and acquittal can't be used against him in the parole board's decision, Darden said he'd like for the board to question hi...

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  • Duet of Ukrainian synchronized swimmers wins bronze medal at FINA World Championships
Duet of Ukrainian synchronized swimmers wins bronze medal at FINA World Championships

Twichell, an elite in long-distance freestyle and open water events, earned her first worldwide gold at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, winning the 5 km team event and the bronze medal of the 5km open water event. As predicted, the Russian pair Svetlana Kolesnichenko and Alexandra Patskevich dominated the show to win the duet fre...

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  • Open Championship: Jordan Spieth cards five-under 65 to take early lead
Open Championship: Jordan Spieth cards five-under 65 to take early lead

At that moment, Spieth-who had won both the Masters and the U.S. Open earlier in the year-was on a roll unlike golf had seen since the days of Tiger Woods . Spieth shot a blemish-free, five-under-65 - to join fellow American Brooks Koepka at the top of the leaderboard - in what was an accomplished round which required only 29 putts.

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  • The Open: Rory McIlroy in upbeat mood for Royal Birkdale
The Open: Rory McIlroy in upbeat mood for Royal Birkdale

That tends to be advantageous on most courses because it takes time for the stronger wind to show up. Someone with proven links golf experience and the all important win this season that I do fancy for Birkdale is Australian Marc Leishman.

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  • Blues re-sign Colton Parayko to 5-year, $27.5 million extension
Blues re-sign Colton Parayko to 5-year, $27.5 million extension

The deal comes the day that Parayko and the Blues were set to begin their arbitration negotiations, and the initial belief was that both sides were more than a bit far apart on their asks heading into the talks. Parayko had an National Hockey League career-high 35 points (four goals, 31 assists) in 81 games with the Blues last season and five poi...

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  • Alvaro Morata: 'Chelsea are the best club'
Alvaro Morata: 'Chelsea are the best club'

Madrid confirmed the news as well in a brief statement on their website. The striker left Madrid's pre-season training camp in the United States to fly to London last night and the 24-year-old's British Airways flight landed at London's Heathrow Airport this morning.

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  • Costa Rica beat Panama to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup semis
Costa Rica beat Panama to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup semis

The rules for the 2017 edition of the tournament stipulate that quarterfinal or semifinal round matches that are level after regulation go straight to penalty kicks, with the 30 minutes of extra time only an option for the final. Costa Rica finally got onto the scoresheet off the own goal and then locked up the match with even better defens...

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  • Jose Mourinho: 'Alvaro Morata will be good for Chelsea'
Jose Mourinho: 'Alvaro Morata will be good for Chelsea'

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has surprisingly suggested that his club are not close to sealing the transfer of Chelsea striker Diego Costa . 'I'm going to be honest, the other day, Conte sent me a message saying I am not in his plans for Chelsea , so I'll have to find a way out. "I'm not interested in what Chelsea FC does, real...

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  • La Course: Annemiek van Vleuten climbs to victory atop Izoard
La Course: Annemiek van Vleuten climbs to victory atop Izoard

If not for the work she did for Guarnier, it could well have been Deignan celebrating atop the mountain. She said: "We took control like we wanted to". Van Vleuten attacked at 4.6km to go and never looked back. Van Vleuten returned to racing this year after recovering from a horrific crash while leading the women's road race in the 2016 Rio O...

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  • Juve confirm signing of AC Milan defender
Juve confirm signing of AC Milan defender

The deal for De Sciglio also features add-ons worth up to €500,000. " Juventus announces that the agreement with AC Milan for the definitive acquisition of the registration rights of the player Mattia De Sciglio has been finalized for a consideragion of € 12 million payable in three financial years".

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