• Malik Jackson confident his Jacksonville Jaguars will win Super Bowl
Malik Jackson confident his Jacksonville Jaguars will win Super Bowl

So confident, in fact, that he says that the Jaguars will win Super Bowl 52 in February. "If they can do it, why can't we?" Simms, Lefkoe and Malik discussed his college career (5:47); how head coach Doug Marrone is changing the Jags (11:40); the freakish Jacksonville defense (11:40); which National Football League players are most likely to ge...

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  • Martinez goes deep twice, Tigers top Twins
Martinez goes deep twice, Tigers top Twins

Detroit won for the 14th time in its last 15 games on the Twins' home field. Both veteran starters have struggled mightily this season, but Zimmermann is coming off perhaps his best outing. "I always say that he's got a really good idea of how to use his skill set". He goes the other way the first at-bat and then gets the line drive to left-cente...

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  • OJ Simpson Granted Parole After Serving 9 Years In Prison
OJ Simpson Granted Parole After Serving 9 Years In Prison

He has served almost nine years for armed robbery and assault with a weapon when he tried to take back sports memorabilia in a hotel room in Las Vegas . "We just want him to come home, we really do", she said. He said Mr. Simpson's actions were "misguided", but he nonetheless believed he did not pose a threat to the public.

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  • Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch
Open leader Spieth: I would have gladly stayed on the couch

Whereas Kuchar and Koepka turned in scorching nines - Kuchar shot 29 on the front, Koepka 32 on the back - Spieth was outstanding throughout with a 31 and 34. McIlroy was asked if he had ever seen a player who gave up after realizing he was on the wrong side of the draw. "I didn t get angry out there at all".

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  • Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies
Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

Kuchar tied the course record with a 29 on the front nine, only to fall into a routine of pars the rest of the way. The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes. Phil Mickelson failed to make a birdie , the first time that has happened in a major in five years, and shot 73. ...

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  • Celebrate Harmanpreet Kaur, don't compare her with me: Kapil Dev
Celebrate Harmanpreet Kaur, don't compare her with me: Kapil Dev

Arothe is of the view that the extremely talented Harmanpreet's stint in the Big Bash in Australia previous year improved her game and helped her size up the opposition. "That's when we made a decision to draft her in the senior team", Jain said. "And we also had a strategy for it", Arothe said. It's huge for women's cricket , playing at the h...

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  • OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Could Be Released As Early As October
OJ Simpson Granted Parole, Could Be Released As Early As October

The sentence comes from his armed robbery and kidnapping of two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room. Simpson, a former football running back who has appeared in almost two dozen movies and television shows, was found not guilty of murder in 1995 after Nicole Brown and Goldman were found stabbed to death outside Brown's Los Ange...

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  • Carmelo makes $8 million concession to get off Knicks
Carmelo makes $8 million concession to get off Knicks

The Rockets are over the cap so the only way this trade gets done is they send out enough salary to match and create space for Anthony . The trade kicker is worth approximately $8.4 million, which makes it a little easier for the Knicks and the Rockets to complete a deal.

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  • Racing shocked by death of Haydock stalls handler Stephen Yarborough
Racing shocked by death of Haydock stalls handler Stephen Yarborough

John Bozza, the chief executive of RaceTech, said that "our thoughts are very much with Stephen's family, close friends and his colleagues at this very sad time". We saw Stephen regularly in his role working for RaceTech. Peter Matthews, who was an acting steward at the course, said officials were right to deem that the victor had an unfair advan...

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  • Darren Randolph: Middlesbrough close to signing West Ham keeper
Darren Randolph: Middlesbrough close to signing West Ham keeper

IT LOOKS AS though Darren Randolph is on the move as Middlesbrough have announced that they've agreed a deal in principle to sign him. The Republic of Ireland global will travel to the north-east on Saturday to have a medical and discuss personal terms, according to a Boro statement.

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  • Christopher Darden: OJ's parole hearing the 'BS session of the century'
Christopher Darden: OJ's parole hearing the 'BS session of the century'

He has been held there since he was convicted in 2008. Although sentenced to 33 years when he was convicted in 2008, he was eligible for parole on October 1st this year. Simpson participated by video feed from Lovelock Correctional Center, about 100 miles (160 km) from the parole board's offices in Carson City. The NFL Hall of Famer learned h...

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  • Is it smart for Kyrie Irving to want out of Cleveland?
Is it smart for Kyrie Irving to want out of Cleveland?

We chose to list seven teams that would make the most intriguing trade destinations for Irving, the ones that would let him be a star and could include deals that lead to the Cavs saying yes. He's under contract for two more seasons with Cleveland (he has a player option in 2020), but the Cavs could be inclined to move Irving now and begin...

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  • Las Vegas party the ideal Open warm-up for Koepka
Las Vegas party the ideal Open warm-up for Koepka

His 1-under-par 69 gave him a 36-hole score of 6-under 134. Spieth was first into the clubhouse on five under and was one of only three players on the day to get round without a bogey, gaining momentum with an early birdie at the second before two in a row capped an outward 31, and he picked up further shots at 14 and 17 but missed a great chance...

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  • John Wall to sign 'supermax' contract extension with Wizards
John Wall to sign 'supermax' contract extension with Wizards

He becomes the third player to agree this summer to a designated player "supermax" extension , joining Houston's James Harden and Golden State's Stephen Curry. Just weeks ago the Wizards matched a four-year, $106 million offer sheet to retain Porter and keep him from the Brooklyn Nets . They also signed Bradley Beal to a five-year, $127 million...

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  • Ian Poulter relishing being back at the sharp end
Ian Poulter relishing being back at the sharp end

And he kept saying, "Come on, Poults". I like it when it gets full. "I feel really good about this week but I don't know why". A "bonus" week at The Open has sent Ian Poulter's confidence soaring and it is being reflected in his game as he draws on memories of his 2008 runners-up finish at Royal Birkdale for inspiration.

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  • Yoenis Cespedes hopes to finish career with return to Athletics
Yoenis Cespedes hopes to finish career with return to Athletics

Prior to the start of the New York Mets' three-game set with the A's, Cespedes told the San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser it would be a "dream" to bookend his career with stints in the Bay Area. "I love Oakland all the time". That's a lot of love for Oakland, with nary a word about NY. We're guessing that won't sit well with some Mets...

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  • British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1
British Open 2017: Rory McIlroy updated leaderboard after Round 1

The 28-year-old was quick to praise the presence of Fitzgerald in helping him to rebound with a back-nine that illustrated a praiseworthy sense of resolve and determination to turn around what could have been an irretrievable situation. In keeping with bulletins broadcast to spectators tuning into radio commentaries, driving conditions were indeed ...

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  • Malignaggi on sparring with McGregor: 'He's capable and his power is good'
Malignaggi on sparring with McGregor: 'He's capable and his power is good'

McGregor, a proven knockout artist in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), will make his professional boxing debut against the undefeated 49-0 Floyd Mayweather Jr.in attempt to pull off the most shocking upset in recent sports memory. There's a method to his madness. Whether that can be effective is up to him, but he's no dummy! Nevada State ...

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  • Cubs' Bryant leaves game with apparent injury to left hand
Cubs' Bryant leaves game with apparent injury to left hand

This will be his first time facing them at Wrigley Field this season. Not that that's denting the team's confidence in any way. If I had to guess, probably not tomorrow, too, and possibly on Sunday. Montgomery said Dickey placed the fastball "pretty much the only place I could do that". Not to mention the nine runs. Tyler Flowers led off the ...

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  • Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome 'should' claim fourth title - Rob Hayles
Tour de France 2017: Chris Froome 'should' claim fourth title - Rob Hayles

At 222.5 kilometres, today's stage from Embrun was the longest of this year's race and as the last road stage before Paris on Sunday, there were plenty of riders wanting to get into the break. But among that leading nine, everyone but Arndt and Boasson Hagen then went left around the roundabout, essentially eliminating themselves from the running.

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