• West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged
West Bengal: High intensity blast rocks Darjeeling, several shops damaged

Police sources said a hand grenade was hurled inside the police station where a civic volunteer and a home guard were on duty. "We are now investigating whether the same explosives were used in the blast or not". No group or organisation has claimed responsibility for the blast. "The blast took place in the early morning at around 12:15 am-12:30 ...

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  • Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead
Yankees fall to Red Sox after coughing up late lead

Sabathia starts Saturday's game fresh from a stint on the 10-day DL for knee inflammation. Therefore, with two lefties set to take the hill for the Yankees this weekend, the lineup below is the one he's been going with against LHPs. Aaron Hicks was hit by a pitch twice. Rafael Devers keeps on winning. Now he was 22, an All-Star and fourth-year ...

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  • Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game
Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

The Jets (1-1) were held to 43 total yards and two first downs in the opening half. The Jets removed most starters from the game to begin the second half. Things didn't' get better for the former Penn State quarterback from there, though. Brad Kaaya and the Lions offense then went 30-yards on seven plays to put Matt Prater in position to ma...

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  • Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans
Three Premier League clubs opposing transfer window plans

The big question marks have all been down at Stamford Bridge this week following their home loss to Burnley. Rocked by Gary Cahill's early red card, Chelsea crumbled as Burnley scored three times in the first half with hardly any resistence from the lacklustre champions.

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  • Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline
Premier League clubs to enforce own transfer deadline

Klopp said: 'An earlier transfer deadline day would have helped us this year. But Brady claims that all but three clubs have stated their preference to close the window before a ball is kicked, and a vote will be held on September 7 on the matter.

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  • 18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match
18th August 2000: Two-day Test Match

But by that stage both Cook and Anderson, Englands leading Test run-scorer and wicket-taker respectively, had struck telling blows. "The reason for the huge disparity in the odds is not hard to find €" since 1997, excluding matches against the often struggling Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, the West Indies have won just three out of 86 away Tests, lo...

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  • Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands
Major League Baseball umpires protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players with white wristbands

Two of them did so wearing white wristbands. The catalyst appears to be comments made by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler about umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week in Texas. "I just speak the truth and whatever happens, happens", Kinsler said Friday. He defended his player's outburst as emotional, but pointed out that this was...

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  • Shinji Okazaki strikes early as Leicester City down Brighton & Hove Albion
Shinji Okazaki strikes early as Leicester City down Brighton & Hove Albion

The game was still in its first minute when Mahrez embarked upon one of his characteristic runs into the box from the right-hand side and when Mat Ryan could not hold onto his low shot, Okazaki reacted quicker than his marker to apply the finishing touch from close range.

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  • Klopp praises Anfield atmosphere for role in Liverpool win
Klopp praises Anfield atmosphere for role in Liverpool win

In a game that the visitors dogged defensive display frustrated the Reds it was a scrappy goal in he 72nd minute that finally broke the deadlock when the Eagles failed clear and it was Mane who was quickest to react. Milner watched a free-kick fly narrowly over and Hennessey was at full stretch to keep Firmino's volley from creeping into the bott...

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  • Daniel Sturridge replaces Mohamed Salah in Liverpool attack versus Crystal Palace
Daniel Sturridge replaces Mohamed Salah in Liverpool attack versus Crystal Palace

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "The only thing we know is it's a tough game". "Christian showed his importance last season", the Palace manager Frank de Boer told a media conference on Friday. "Even Danny is in a good way but needs matches". Arsenal were denied an equaliser when Alexandre Lacazette's strike was ruled fractionally offsid...

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  • Man United beats Swansea City
Man United beats Swansea City

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has urged Swansea City to spend the money from their £45m sale of Gylfi Sigurdsson on new players. HENRIKH MKITARYAN was the star of the show as Manchester United thumped Swansea City on Saturday.

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  • Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins
Nadal, Pliskova start Cincinnati doubleheader with wins

Court conditions more suitable for Olympic swim star Michael Phelps than tennis stars had USA 14th seed John Isner , who beat teen Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (7/4), 7-5, happy he snuck in a win between storms. But Halep has lost two prior matches this year with a chance to ascend to number one, falling to Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final and to K...

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  • Dodgers acquire outfielder Curtis Granderson from Mets; tame Tigers
Dodgers acquire outfielder Curtis Granderson from Mets; tame Tigers

Fulmer, who gave up 19 earned runs and 29 hits in losing his previous four starts, had faced just two above the minimum through his first five innings. He was listed by the team as day-to-day, but it is unlikely he starts on Sunday. Brandon Morrow struck out the side in the eighth, reaching 100 miles per hour on the radar gun multiple times befor...

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  • Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga
Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga

If things go according to the team's plan, Maualuga will play approximately 25-30 plays per game in the middle of the defense but come off the field in nickel (passing substitutions) situations. In Maualuga the Dolphins add a run-stuff specialist, which is exactly what the team needs now for work on early downs. Maualuga, who was released by the ...

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  • Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game
Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game

Like several other Cowboys starters, he was held out of the team's first two preseason games-due to playing in the Hall of Fame Game, the Cowboys have five preseason games on the schedule-but is now set to make his debut. The Colts were 10th overall in total offence (364.4) tied for 5th in passing (262.6) last season, and much of the credit b...

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  • Liverpool again reject Barcelona bid for Coutinho
Liverpool again reject Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Coutinho is now sidelined with a back injury and will not feature for Liverpool against Crystal Palace this weekend, while there have been differing reports over whether Coutinho had handed in an official transfer request . The Daily Mail were the first to report the news , claiming that the Catalans had upped their offer from £90.3m to £1...

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  • Lionel-Messi-sends-his-condolences-after-Barcelona-terror-attack
Lionel-Messi-sends-his-condolences-after-Barcelona-terror-attack

From the gifted Djalminha to the average, but hard fighting Claudio Barragan, numerous members of that unforgettable side can recall a few moments of anti-Madridista glory during those years. "We have to make him feel at ease so he can play his game and make his team shine". The extra options will serve Madrid well as it starts the league witho...

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  • Rory McIlroy to play in Northern Trust Open next week
Rory McIlroy to play in Northern Trust Open next week

Whether or not he is 100% healthy remains unclear, but according to a report from James Corrigan of the UK Telegraph , a member of McIlroy's management team confirmed he will play in the Northern Trust in Old Westbury, N.Y., next week. "It's a tough one because I go out there and play and shoot decent scores", McIlroy said after the PGA. "But then...

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  • Panthers look for offensive rhythm without Cam Newton versus Titans
Panthers look for offensive rhythm without Cam Newton versus Titans

Rivera has said consistently that the goal is to have Newton ready for the September 10 opener at San Francisco, not the preseason. He burst onto the scene during his rookie campaign, throwing for 4,051 yards (which is his career high to this date ), 21 touchdowns and 17 interceptions while completing 60 percent of his passes and recording a pas...

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  • Arsenal stumble at Stoke as Jese makes dream Potters debut
Arsenal stumble at Stoke as Jese makes dream Potters debut

Former Real Madrid forward Jese has joined on a season-long loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain, delighting Hughes, who described the 24-year-old's talent as "elite". Maybe for the first time in 10 seasons they have a striker capable of scoring close to 20 goals. The only concern is if Stoke keep Arsenal in a fight and don't allow them to ...

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