• Former ironman champion Dean Mercer dies of suspected heart attack
Former ironman champion Dean Mercer dies of suspected heart attack

It's believed the 47-year-old father-of-four had a heart attack in the moments before his auto came off the road and into the fence at Mermaid Waters early on Monday morning. "He was a great champion and a much-loved figure among the athletes", Mr Devlin, a Maroochydore SLSC life member, said after hearing of Mr Mercer's death.

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  • Pliskova plays down pressure of top ranking
Pliskova plays down pressure of top ranking

The woman of the moment and title favourite is Garbine Muguruza, who re-emerged from a hard year following her first grand slam title at the French Open in 2016 to power her way to the Wimbledon trophy. She reached her only Slam final past year at NY. However, the biggest danger once again could be Muguruza. NY is a good fit for the 23-year-old...

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  • Cavaliers eyeing Tatum or Brown as additional compensation
Cavaliers eyeing Tatum or Brown as additional compensation

Boston Globe reporter Adam Himmelsbach said that a source told him that an attempt to renegotiate the trade would be the most likely option if the Cavaliers deem that Thomas isn't healthy enough to pass a physical. So we are at an impasse, and the Celtics are reportedly unwilling to move off of their agreed-upon offer for Irving . He would ...

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  • Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens will be out 8 weeks
Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens will be out 8 weeks

The Cowboys had feared after Saturday's preseason game that Hitchens tore his anterior cruciate ligament, which would have ended his season. Scheduled to become a free agent next season, Hitchens was on pace to have a career-year in Dallas.

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  • India crowned Tri Nation-series champion
India crowned Tri Nation-series champion

St Kitts and Nevis are ranked 125 in the world. India won the tri-series with 4 points while St. Kitts finished second with 2 points. "As I've mentioned before we have a long way to go". India had to be content with a 1-1 draw against lower-ranked St Kitts & Nevis after a late equaliser in the 72nd minute by midfielder Amory Gvaune who cancelled ...

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  • Cubs on wrong end of confusing triple play
Cubs on wrong end of confusing triple play

Hoskins continued his historic pace with a first-inning home run that gave him 10 in his first 17 games, marking the fastest a player has reached 10 homers in major league history. Hector Neris worked a flawless ninth for his 16th save in 19 chances. At the plate Williams, Pedro Florimon and Maikel Franco had two hits each for the Phillies , a...

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  • Rookies Leiter Jr., Hoskins help Phillies beat Marlins 8-0
Rookies Leiter Jr., Hoskins help Phillies beat Marlins 8-0

Leiter (2-3) didn't allow a hit until Miguel Rojas doubled to lead off the sixth with a hard chopper that bounded over the head of drawn-in third baseman Maikel Franco . In 2013, facing an entirely different Philadelphia lineup, he went six innings, giving up three runs while striking out five. Nick Williams also homered for the Phillies , w...

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  • Jurgen Klopp Doesn't Feel Champions League Group Spot Has Affected Transfers
Jurgen Klopp Doesn't Feel Champions League Group Spot Has Affected Transfers

I'm itching to see Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette get their relationship off to a flyer, and this could be the flawless game for them to showcase just how special a partnership they could form. "But I think what hurt him a lot was to miss the FA Cup Final". Jurgen Klopp has insisted that Liverpool's transfer targets have always been...

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  • Brooke Henderson, Brittany Marchand last Canadians standing at CP Women's Open
Brooke Henderson, Brittany Marchand last Canadians standing at CP Women's Open

Jutanugarn, who has completed only one event in her last five outings due in the main to a shoulder injury, was at the top of her game when she won this event by four shots over Sei Young Kim previous year. To now have them here, basically, in my backyard and to compete against them is pretty cool". Ai Miyazato, 32, who finished more than one previ...

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  • Byron Buxton homers three times against the Blue Jays
Byron Buxton homers three times against the Blue Jays

Norichika Aoki had a solo homer and an RBI single among his three hits for the Blue Jays (61-69). Buxton started the day off with an RBI single in the top of the first inning. Sunday marked Buxton's first career multi-homer game. Gibson was replaced by Trevor Hildenberger with two outs in the seventh. Matt Belisle pitched a ideal bottom of the ...

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  • Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday
Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday

The 26-year-old Petty has just one season of National Football League experience under his belt - on the field, that is - while making six regular-season appearances for the Jets in 2016. Bowles expects to name his starter sometime early this week. Petty ignited the offense in the second half, going 15-of-18 for 250 yards with three touchdo...

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  • Asensio magic rescues Real against Valencia, Sevilla win
Asensio magic rescues Real against Valencia, Sevilla win

Arsenal are ready to trigger the release clause of Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio according to reports today. However, with Ronaldo , Bale and Benzema Real Madrid's first choice attacking trio, Asensio is believed to be keen to get guarantees regarding his future game time, before committing to a new deal.

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  • Thierry Henry questions why Alexis Sanchez would stay at Arsenal
Thierry Henry questions why Alexis Sanchez would stay at Arsenal

There is something wrong with Arsenal at the minute. Wenger surprisingly chose to leave out summer signing Alexandre Lacazette , and the £52.6m striker could only look on as every one of the Gunners' old, familiar failings were brutally exposed by Liverpool's pace, movement and sheer desire.

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  • Houston Texans grounded in Dallas due to Hurricane Harvey
Houston Texans grounded in Dallas due to Hurricane Harvey

We are praying for everybody there. While the Texans will fly to Dallas, the plan is to return to Houston as soon as it is safe to travel back. BYU and LSU were scheduled to play at NRG Stadium in Houston on Saturday, but it appears that game will be moved .

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  • Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows at Old Trafford
Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows at Old Trafford

Goalkeeper Schmeichel got a hand to the ball but could only palm it into the roof of the net. 'But at the same time, if I understood him better, I would probably have helped him in a faster way than I did. ET Saturday on NBC and online via NBCSports.com ). That galvanised Leicester and their typical counter-attack threat returned, with the ...

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  • Cubs hit six homers in 17-2 win over Phillies
Cubs hit six homers in 17-2 win over Phillies

The Chicago Cubs' bats have cooled off while Philadelphia Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins couldn't be much hotter at the plate . And for good measure, Hoskins - called up from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on August 10 - started the 14th triple play in club history, and the first since August 7, 2016 ( watch the play here ).

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  • Mike Glennon settles in as Chicago Bears' starting QB
Mike Glennon settles in as Chicago Bears' starting QB

The Titans failed to score any points in the first half as Chicago put up 12 on the board including a 15-play, 96-yard drive that led to a touchdown pass from Mike Glennon to Dion Simms for the first score of the game. We're pretty fortunate we have two guys that are very potent. After all, quality starters are rarely found outside of the draft...

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  • Bill Belichick: Patriots DE Kony Ealy 'definitely on the upswing'
Bill Belichick: Patriots DE Kony Ealy 'definitely on the upswing'

The Jets claimed Johnson off of the New England's practice squad last November. The Pats experimented with the 6-foot-4, 275-pound Ealy on the interior of the defensive line and along the edge (his position in Carolina). We worked hard. A lot of effort put in, but in the end, we didn't feel like this was going to work out. He did everything we aske...

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  • Sebastian Vettel signs three-year extension with Ferrari
Sebastian Vettel signs three-year extension with Ferrari

The next challenge for Hamilton was keeping Vettel behind him at the start of the next lap. While Hamilton and Vettel played out their own private duel, there was plenty of action further down the field with the Force India duo of Mexican Sergio Perez and Frenchman Esteban Ocon playing a starring role.

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  • DeShone Kizer named Browns starting QB for 2017 season
DeShone Kizer named Browns starting QB for 2017 season

Most starters don't play at all in the fourth game. He's the team leader with eight tackles, seven solos, two sacks and two passes defensed. "He's gotten the weight off. "It wasn't something that was meant to be disrespectful to anything or anybody, it was something that was meant to take time out to pray for the status of our country".

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