• Tampa Sports Teams Offer To Provide Funds For Removal Of Confederate Statue
Tampa Sports Teams Offer To Provide Funds For Removal Of Confederate Statue

Former Tampa Bay Bucanneers coach and NFL Hall of Famer, Tony Dungy , tweeted that he and his wife, Lauren, will donate $5,000 to move the statue. County commissioners said Wednesday that the monument would remain where it was unless the money could be raised because tax dollars would not be used in the effort.

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  • Liverpool secure easy win over Hoffenheim in CL first leg
Liverpool secure easy win over Hoffenheim in CL first leg

I don't even know him. If he doesn't want to stay then I'd rather see him sold for the best price, but the big issue is that there won't be any players near is quality on the market. Klopp, who has been open about his disappointment with Coutinho pushing to leave Liverpool , refused to be drawn on the 25-year-old's attitude as he continues his a...

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  • Same shoulder, different injury: 49ers' Reuben Foster limited in practice
Same shoulder, different injury: 49ers' Reuben Foster limited in practice

The former Alabama star was an All-American in college and the Dick Butkus award victor as the best linebacker in the country. He's got a great guy to learn from in (middle linebacker NaVorro Bowman). Foster is presumably unlikely to play in Saturday's preseason game against Denver, which will thin out an already depleted inside linebacker corps.

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  • Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs at Wrigley
Gennett, Castillo lead Reds past Cubs at Wrigley

It proved to be the hit that mattered. Votto was held hitless, but reached base at least twice for the 20th consecutive game. Scooter Gennett drove him home on a sacrifice fly to Jason Heyward in right field. It's been the theme of a Cubs team that's not bad but rather frustrating, teasing fans to think they're ready to break out one night ...

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  • Paul Pogba explains how Nemanja Matic's arrival can help him
Paul Pogba explains how Nemanja Matic's arrival can help him

Pogba's record breaking £89m move from Juventus to United was the big transfer story of last summer, yet Neymar's €222m switch from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain put that deal into the financial shade last month. 'I want to perform well, but it is about what the team does. "Winning the Premier League is what matters", Pogba told the Manches...

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  • Thomas: Jealousy of Spieth fueled PGA triumph
Thomas: Jealousy of Spieth fueled PGA triumph

Something tells me that's not going to happen. "It was the probably as close I'm going to get sharing that with him". Thomas is the real deal, make no mistake. "To be able to do so aged 24 is awesome". "Oh my God, if Justin Thomas wins". If I did this every year, I would go down as the greatest player ever to have played the game.

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  • Jaylon Smith ready to get live action with the Cowboys
Jaylon Smith ready to get live action with the Cowboys

When he was asked about seeing Smith for the first time, Jones's answer was simple, and understandable. "I can't remember the last time I had pain in my knee or my foot", Smith said after a July practice, per the Dallas Morning News' Brandon George .

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  • NY Jets' WR Lucky Whitehead has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely
NY Jets' WR Lucky Whitehead has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely

How long Whitehead is sidelined is not yet known. The Jets roster, clearly lacking in any big name playmakers, was the flawless place for Whitehead to have a chance to prove he belonged on a 53-man roster. Their special teams are no better than the offense, and the defense has seen better days. Whitehead recorded nine receptions for 64 yards over...

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  • Ronaldo nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association player award
Ronaldo nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association player award

Sport reported how Ronaldo won The Best Men's Player in 2016 after receiving 34.54 per cent of the vote , nearly 10 per cent more than Messi, who was a distant second after claiming 26.42 per cent of the ballot. In addition, Mauricio Pochettino , Diego Simeone and Pep Guardiola, who failed to lift any silverware last season, are also among the 12...

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  • Funeral announcements announced for VSP pilots killed in crash
Funeral announcements announced for VSP pilots killed in crash

According to the Washington Post , Trooper Pilot Berke Bates played hockey at the University of Tennessee. The two troopers have been identified as 48-year-old Jay Cullen and 40-year-old Berke M.M. and 5-7 p.m. on Thursday. For Cullen, visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 18, from 5-8 p.m.at Bennett Funeral Home at 14301 Ashbrook Parkway, Che...

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  • With another big injury, this preseason isn't going well for the Colts
With another big injury, this preseason isn't going well for the Colts

Kelly injured his foot during the Colts' joint practice against the Lions last Thursday. Pagano initially hoped resting the foot would keep his center out just a week or two, but the team has since determined the best course of action is more of an immediate fix.

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  • Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup
Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

While the ban may be "too long for Ronaldo " it clearly hasn't affected his teammates, who inflicted another defeat on Barcelona , thanks to goals from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema. The intensity and pressure, and possession of the ball. We have to recover psychologically. The rumours dominated the minds of Madridistas who couldn't imagine t...

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  • Billionaire Aliko Dangote says he'll sack Wenger if Arsenal takeover successful
Billionaire Aliko Dangote says he'll sack Wenger if Arsenal takeover successful

Dangote, as noted during the interview, has been an Arsenal fan since the 1980s and expects to make an offer for the club once construction of an oil refinery in Lagos, Nigeria's capital city, is completed. "If he finds a good opportunity, I will help him". "Right now, with what we're facing, over $20 billion of projects, I can not do both". S...

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  • Wow! Mayweather, McGregor Get Approval For 8-Ounce Gloves
Wow! Mayweather, McGregor Get Approval For 8-Ounce Gloves

As expected, Mayweather remains the favorite . Check back next week as the crew heads out west to the fight capital of the world for the McGregor-Mayweather super-fight. The glove size argument started two weeks ago on Instagram when Mayweather posted that he wanted to give McGregor an advantage in the fight by reducing the glove size.

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  • Curtis Rona to make Wallabies debut as Cheika bloods new midfield
Curtis Rona to make Wallabies debut as Cheika bloods new midfield

Kurtley Beale, 13. Samu Kerevi, 14. Australia take on the All Blacks this Saturday morning from 10.30am live on Sky Sports Action. Centre Sonny Bill Williams has been recalled by the All Blacks after serving a four-match suspension.

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  • Diego Costa Has Released A Statement On His Future
Diego Costa Has Released A Statement On His Future

Having been informed by manager Antonio Conte that he isn't part of his plans for this season, Costa hasn't yet returned to Chelsea for training amidst continued speculation linking the striker with a return to Atletico Madrid . "They gave me a week extra off but since then it's fines all the way". The Spain international's future has been u...

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  • Shania Twain coming to Saskatoon
Shania Twain coming to Saskatoon

She debuted that song on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night. Watch the performance HERE. Twain has sold more than 90-million albums worldwide with USA sales topping $34.5-million, making her the top-selling female country artist of all time.

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  • Dwyane Wade faces uncertain future while Bulls tank
Dwyane Wade faces uncertain future while Bulls tank

Instead, Wade did the opposite and he opted in for another year and a cool $23 Million for the upcoming season. Not only would the Chicago Bulls manage to save a few bucks in such situation, but they'd also manage to offer their full attention to their young prospects.

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  • Liverpool 'not blind' to defensive issues, says Mignolet
Liverpool 'not blind' to defensive issues, says Mignolet

They had absolutely no answer to Mané, and resorted to kicking him out the game, a tactic which blew up in their faces when both of Liverpool's goals came from free-kicks after Mané was fouled. "We can only play one way and that is forward". He said: "I don't make a difference between home or away matches, so I don't care". The young defend...

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  • Red Sox lineup pounds Cardinals without benefit of a home run
Red Sox lineup pounds Cardinals without benefit of a home run

You don't throw sinkers.' So now I get back in there and here comes another sinker. With Betts having worked the count full, Brebbia threw another slider. Boston has scored at least 10 runs on three of those occasions, including last night. Wong scored on Christian Vazquez's passed ball. "He pitched out of a pretty big mess in the first (after...

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