• El Salvador's Romero banned for biting Altidore
El Salvador's Romero banned for biting Altidore

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football said Saturday the discipline was issued by the Gold Cup disciplinary committee for "anti-sporting behavior". striker Jozy Altidore during their Gold Cup quarter-final. She's mad at me. "My girl is mad at me. She's mad at Romero, because she's like: 'Only I can bite y...

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  • British Open 2017: Tom Watson salutes toughness of Birkdale leader Jordan Spieth
British Open 2017: Tom Watson salutes toughness of Birkdale leader Jordan Spieth

He spent Friday morning at his rented house in front of the television, watching players battle a relentless wind at Royal Birkdale, all the while checking a forecast that was even worse for when he played in the afternoon. "He's got a day tomorrow where not only can he win a major championship, but it can do a lot for him in a lot of different are...

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  • Manchester United back in for Matic as Juventus baulk at Chelsea's price-tag
Manchester United back in for Matic as Juventus baulk at Chelsea's price-tag

Jose Mourinho has always had strong defensive midfielders in his teams over the years and he needs to sign one for Manchester United as well. Despite claims that Chelsea may have been upset with United swooping for Romelu Lukaku, Abramovich and Blues boss Antonio Conte have secured the services of Alvaro Morata and will allow Matic to move t...

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  • Predators sign Viktor Arvidsson to 7-year, $29.75M contract
Predators sign Viktor Arvidsson to 7-year, $29.75M contract

It didn't take long for The Predators and forward Viktor Arvidsson to come to an agreement on a new contract. The 24-year-old was able to cash in on his breakout season, as he landed a long-term deal. Arvidsson has scored 39 goals, set up 38 and added 63 penalty minutes in 142 career games since being selected by the Predators in the fourth round...

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  • Conte considered Chelsea exit but aims to 'build something important'
Conte considered Chelsea exit but aims to 'build something important'

Conte went on to speak about his new contract, which will see him at the club till at least 2019, insisting that such short durations keep up the motivation and help drive him on. I'm happy, and I think it's the same for the club. Yet as Wilson pointed out, Conte and Chelsea couldn't agree terms on an extended deal to run until 2021.

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  • Padraig Harrington on the Open Championship
Padraig Harrington on the Open Championship

Meanwhile, the past three British Opens have had tame weather and the scores reflected that. And I think that's how fine the line is in golf, between playing great and playing poorly. I slunked away chastened. I hope he falls back in love with golf. Fleetwood is becoming a trendy pick, and for good reason. He will likely be in the mix come ...

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  • Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals
Rizzo rallies Cubs past Cardinals

The Cubs rallied after St. Louis took a 2-0 advantage in the top of the 8th on back-to-back home runs by Paul DeJong and Randal Grichuk. The Cubs tied the score in the eighth with Ben Zobrist's RBI double and Kris Bryant's broken-bat, RBI single.

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  • Jaime Garcia Trade to Twins Reportedly Delayed Due to Prospect Medical Concerns
Jaime Garcia Trade to Twins Reportedly Delayed Due to Prospect Medical Concerns

Braves: 2B Brandon Phillips , who left Thursday night's game with tightness in his right hamstring, was kept out of the starting lineup for the second straight night as a precautionary measure, said manager Brian Snitker. Looking at the late 40's and 50's, there is one team that had a great regular season that stood out to me the, 1954 Cleveland...

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  • No sign of resolution in Australia pay dispute
No sign of resolution in Australia pay dispute

The dispute stems from the failure to agree on terms for a new memorandum of understanding, with CA wanting to change the revenue share agreement. Talks involving CA chief James Sutherland and his ACA counterpart Alistair Nicholson had slowly progressed to a middle ground but according to the Cricinfo report, the negotiations have broken down, "sen...

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  • UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Eryk Anders Has Stellar UFC Debut
UFC on FOX 25 Highlights: Eryk Anders Has Stellar UFC Debut

Anders didn't have to wait that long. Making his UFC debut on UFC on Fox Long Island, Anders hunted down veteran Rafael Natal with a attractive headkick followed by an incredible combination to floor the veteran in the first round. After eating a looping right from Natal early, Anders scored with two successive lefts that clearly had Natal hu...

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  • Suzuki, Braves beat Dodgers
Suzuki, Braves beat Dodgers

They added two more in the seventh on Kike Hernandez's RBI triple and Yasmani Grandal's RBI groundout. This is why I believe that Atlanta will continue to turn over every stone in their attempt to find a controllable starting pitcher. With runners on second and third base in the fourth inning, Wood got Garcia to hit a harmless pop fly with two outs...

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  • Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge
Spieth, Koepka, Kuchar lead American charge

Poor tee shots led to his failure to birdie either of the par-5s, and also his bogey at the 16th. His shot out of the rough barely rolled into a pot bunker to the right of the 16th green, leaving the ball on a slight slope near the back edge.

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  • Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'
Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'

Monaco could lose many of their star players from last season, after Tiemoue Bakayoko joined Chelsea , Bernadinho Silva was secured by Man City while the likes of Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar are subject to bids from Real Madrid and Arsenal respectively, according to multiple sources.

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  • The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug
The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth tightens grip on Claret Jug

But Thursday's bogey-free 65 followed by a determined 69 in hard weather Friday at Royal Birkdale has him atop the leaderboard at the 146th Open by two shots over Matt Kuchar . Sometimes it helps not knowing these things. "It was a humbling experience that I thought at the time could serve me well going forward". Despite sitting five shots b...

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  • IND a Step Away From Maiden World Cup Title
IND a Step Away From Maiden World Cup Title

Her comeback performance was evidence of the new breed of Indian cricketers- no nerves, no fear. The match starts at 3:30 IST. There will be times when they are on top, and when India is doing well. It has been a topsy-turvy ride for India in this edition of the World Cup. Both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma, prolific run-scorers in th...

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  • Harmanpreet Kaur gets a standing ovation from Kohli & Co
Harmanpreet Kaur gets a standing ovation from Kohli & Co

India's middle-order batswoman Harmanpreet Kaur became a famous name after her brilliant 171* runs off 115 balls that helped India defeat Australia by 36 runs in the second semifinal of the ongoing ICC Women's World Cup match on 20 July.

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  • Chelsea consider Antonio Candreva transfer after missing out on Danilo
Chelsea consider Antonio Candreva transfer after missing out on Danilo

However, Jose Mourinho pulled off a transfer coup earlier this month after the Europa League winners managed to beat Premier League champions Chelsea to the signing of Everton star Romelu Lukaku. As per The Sun , Inter are unwilling to part with Candreva this summer, and would rather sign Manchester United target Ivan Perisic. In quotes publ...

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  • Connelly making a name for himself in the British Open
Connelly making a name for himself in the British Open

If ever McIlroy needed to go low, this was the day, particularly as a host of players shot rounds in the sixties throughout the day, the best of them that superb record 62 by South African Branden Grace . Spieth has scored under par , even in bad weather. Spieth admits the break came at just the right time for him as he was able to regather h...

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  • Spieth Shoots Bogey-Free Round, Leads British Open
Spieth Shoots Bogey-Free Round, Leads British Open

All that mattered to him was the present. Spieth is looking the part of a champion right now at Royal Birkdale Golf Course in Southport, England. Australia's world number six Jason Day shot up the British Open leaderboard on Saturday after firing a fine 65 in the third round at Royal Birkdale.

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  • Why Kyrie Irving could be too steep of a price for Knicks
Why Kyrie Irving could be too steep of a price for Knicks

He may be intentionally using that after Kyrie said the team is in a " peculiar place " during an interview with Sports Illustrated . The Timberwolves might be the toughest team to pull off a trade with, but Minnesota stars Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns.

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