• Jackson named Hokies starting QB
Jackson named Hokies starting QB

Fuente chose Jackson over junior college transfer AJ Bush and true freshman early enrollee Hendon Hooker. Last year, Fuente named Jerod Evans the starting quarterback August 25. "And in those three categories we feel the best about Josh", Fuente said . Jackson, a dual-threat quarterback, is expected to add to a Virginia Tech offense that was...

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  • Ex-Tempe high school star Marvin Bagley picks Duke
Ex-Tempe high school star Marvin Bagley picks Duke

Given Bagley's high ceiling and glowing scouting reports, it's no surprise to see him choose Duke over his other options. I've always liked Duke , it's a special place, and you have to be special to be a part of it. He has an extremely high upside and is already drawing comparisons to NBA All-Star Chris Bosh. Left-handed and 6-foot-11, he de...

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  • India smash Sri Lanka to sweep Test series
India smash Sri Lanka to sweep Test series

The aim should be to bowl out the Indian batsmen in the first session of Day 2 or else Pandya and Saha will take India's total in excess of 450 and that would leave Sri Lanka to only play catch up. They have played outstandingly well in the series. From there, mentally, the hosts were shut out of the match. His team had just been schooled b...

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  • German rising star downs Federer for fifth title of year
German rising star downs Federer for fifth title of year

Action at the Cincinnati Open will have an impact on the world No. 1 ranking. At 20 years old, Zverev is quickly finding himself and rising rapidly up the rankings with these final appearances. I mean, he's still better than me. "I didn't even know if I could ever play tennis again", Haase said. Sometimes you've just got to wait and see how...

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  • Diego Costa Slams Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte: 'He Has No Charisma'
Diego Costa Slams Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte: 'He Has No Charisma'

The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window and has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims manager Antonio Conte sent him a text, telling him he was not in his plans for the new season .

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  • Premier League set to move summer transfer deadline up
Premier League set to move summer transfer deadline up

In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer ahead of the new season. "Many chairmen and managers think that the uncertainty caused by the window still being open for the first three weeks of the seas...

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  • QUIZ: Which Premier League manager are you?
QUIZ: Which Premier League manager are you?

It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the deadline of the current window, which closes almost three weeks after the first game of the season. "The majority of clubs are in favour but maybe all have to be for it to go through". One concern would be that other clubs around Europe would still be...

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  • Tiger Woods had 5 drugs in his system at DUI arrest
Tiger Woods had 5 drugs in his system at DUI arrest

Police found Woods stopped on the side of a Palm Beach-area road in his Mercedes-Benz at about 3 a.m. (0700 GMT) on May 29. Alprazolam , a mood and sleep drug commonly known as Xanax. It is not known if Woods had prescriptions for all the medications. I'm right on schedule. He allegedly failed the sobriety test badly, and was unable to put his f...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo handed lengthy ban for red card and push on referee
Cristiano Ronaldo handed lengthy ban for red card and push on referee

A red card results in an automatic one-game suspension, and the Spanish soccer federation banned him an additional four matches for making contact with the official. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says that playing the El Clasico for a title is always special when the two giants of Spanish football meet.

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  • Three takeaways from Southampton's 0-0 draw with Swansea
Three takeaways from Southampton's 0-0 draw with Swansea

Dusan Tadic then stabbed wide following a cut back, with England global Bertrand again the provider, when the goal was at his mercy. At least Clement could take heart from Abraham's first Premier League start, with the 19-year-old leading the line willingly despite the lack of support he needed to seriously trouble Southampton .

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Ban Five Games For Pushing Referee
Cristiano Ronaldo Ban Five Games For Pushing Referee

Real Madrid added another goal in the 90th minute to win the Spanish Super Cup matchup. Zinedine Zidane's Madrid opens the league on Sunday at Deportivo La Coruna. The Portuguese player, 32, was also fined 3,005 euros ($3,538) for the action against the referee and 800 euros ($942.84) for the dismissal, while Real Madrid was fined 1,400 ($1649...

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  • Cesar Azpilicueta: 'New Chelsea signings not on same level as departed players'
Cesar Azpilicueta: 'New Chelsea signings not on same level as departed players'

The Blues were humbled by Burnley 3-2 on Saturday as their title defence got off to the worst possible start . He also sharply criticised his players after the game against Burnley , saying they had lost their heads over Cahill's 14th-minute dismissal for a foul on Steven Defour .

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  • Pels face Warriors, Cavs in first two home games this season
Pels face Warriors, Cavs in first two home games this season

There could be fireworks on November 15, when Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers visit the Los Angeles Lakers and rookie Lonzo Ball - the second overall pick in June's draft. Can Blake Griffin dominate without a top-flight point guard getting him the ball? Butler joins Taj Gibson and coach Tom Thibodeau in a reunion of sorts when th...

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  • Did You Catch the Game of Thrones Bombshell Hidden in Gilly's Book?
Did You Catch the Game of Thrones Bombshell Hidden in Gilly's Book?

At the Citadel in Oldtown, Gilly is going through some books. At the time of Rhaegar's supposed tryst with Lyanna, he was married to Elia Martell , the sister of Oberyn Martell, and father to the now-dead Aegon Targaryen and Rhaenys Targaryen .

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  • Leonard Fournette likely out for Thursday pre-season game vs. Bucs
Leonard Fournette likely out for Thursday pre-season game vs. Bucs

As for Leonard Fournette , Marrone said the rookie running back is dealing with a nagging foot injury and that the team is being careful with him. Marrone also said he's unsure whether Fournette will participate in joint practices with Tampa Bay on Monday and Tuesday.

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  • Odell Beckham is still doing Odell Beckham things
Odell Beckham is still doing Odell Beckham things

After another dazzling practice by the gifted fourth-year receiver, in which he produced yet another startling one-handed catch, Beckham offered an unmistakable assurance that he ultimately would be part of a championship run. "Just get the job done however you can", he continued. Whether I have to fight or scrap for it, whatever I have to do to co...

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  • Liverpool reportedly lining up €40m Philippe Coutinho replacement
Liverpool reportedly lining up €40m Philippe Coutinho replacement

Having sold Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for €222 million, the Catalan side are seeking offensive reinforcements and have targeted the Brazil worldwide as well as Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele. It feels not too good, but we know we can do better and have to do better - that's what I told the boys". "Balague went on to speak on the Liverpool man...

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  • Andrew Luck's Status For Week 1 Remains Uncertain
Andrew Luck's Status For Week 1 Remains Uncertain

Luck has been throwing , but not in practice. "It's a progression where he's not throwing the football as strong as he wants to because we won't let him", Ballard told ESPN . It's enough to at least cause consternation among fans and stir the debate over whether Indy needs to find a solution. We don't see an extended delay, but we're not going to...

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  • Chelsea Captain Gary Cahill Sent Off Early, Blues Fall Behind
Chelsea Captain Gary Cahill Sent Off Early, Blues Fall Behind

From this game, we learned that while Batshuayi could be a solid backup striker, he isn't ready to become the Chelsea's starting striker. We have experience of that. It is only one game, but given his history of goal scoring, no one will regret losing Diego Costa or his antics soon enough. "Then he needs to adapt very quickly to our style of ...

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  • Liverpool plot club-record deal for Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne if Coutinho leaves
Liverpool plot club-record deal for Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne if Coutinho leaves

Liverpool are reportedly considering a potential move for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne , with Barcelona said to be ready to make a new bid for Philippe Coutinho . He had a great season last season against the top seven - phenomenal - but where you step up and win the Premier League is against the bottom 13.

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