• Buffalo Bills waive RB Jonathan Williams in surprise move
Buffalo Bills waive RB Jonathan Williams in surprise move

Williams only rushed for 94 yards and one touchdown during his rookie season, however, he was expected to make a contribution in 2017. Releasing the 6-foot, 223-pound running back leaves former Raiders back Taiwan Jones, with 183 rushing yards in six seasons, and fifth-year veteran Joe Banyard, who has 95 career rushing yards, as McCoy's backups....

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  • Sri Lanka make 238 in fifth ODI against India
Sri Lanka make 238 in fifth ODI against India

For Sri Lanka , sensible knocks from middle-order batsmen Lahiru Thirimanne (67) and Angelo Mathews (55) helped them recover to some extent after a disastrous start which saw them lose their top three batsmen within the first ten overs. Windies need to lose two games if Sri Lanka are to qualify for cricket's showpiece event. Bumrah then had T...

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  • McLaren expect future with Honda to be sorted within fortnight
McLaren expect future with Honda to be sorted within fortnight

Alonso's contract with McLaren expires at the end of 2017. While Alonso appears, from the outside at least, to be reluctant to remain with McLaren if Honda continue as power unit supplier for the team, Brown still seems to think that the Spaniard could be convinced to stay although, if Renault replaced the Japanese supplier, Brown feels that it...

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  • Federer into US Open quaterfinals
Federer into US Open quaterfinals

I'm really pleased with the performance". Then I think the wobble I had in the second round was due to my preparation. "I'm confident in my physical shape". 'The top guys play from the baseline, that's not attacking tennis for me, for me it's coming to the net and close a volley'. I'm happy that today was straight.

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  • No. 1 Pliskova rallies at US Open; Nadal, Federer in action
No. 1 Pliskova rallies at US Open; Nadal, Federer in action

The 36-year-old was broken eight times and committed 124 unforced errors during those matches, but he returned to his imperious best against Lopez, prevailing 6-3 6-3 7-5. The first set was fast. With nearly 80% of the points played in under four strokes, it suited the attacking, first-strike intent that has marked Federer's game during this stel...

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  • Henderson retains captaincy as Southgate calls for Wembley backing
Henderson retains captaincy as Southgate calls for Wembley backing

And Southgate wants to see his team put on a more entertaining display when they host Slovakia, their principal rivals in Group F. He is a player we have a lot of time for. The England winger found himself the subject of some surprise transfer speculation last week when it was suggested he would be used as a makeweight as part of a Manchester C...

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  • Gareth Southgate: 'Jordan Henderson will captain England against Slovakia'
Gareth Southgate: 'Jordan Henderson will captain England against Slovakia'

The score was still goalless at half-time and England laboured for long periods against Malta, who are ranked 190 in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings - a place below Bangladesh and a place above Djibouti. "We know the task we have; we know the opportunity". Victory on Monday would propel England five points cle...

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  • North Korea Nuclear Test
North Korea Nuclear Test

Inoki, an independent member of the House of Councillors, has repeatedly visited North Korea and developed connections with its authorities despite the lack of diplomatic relations between Tokyo and Pyongyang. South Korea's military said it has strengthened its monitoring and readiness while mulling a variety of possible responses that could be e...

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  • Italian Grand Prix: Stroll takes second in rain-shortened practice
Italian Grand Prix: Stroll takes second in rain-shortened practice

It was Mercedes' third one-two this season and the team's 39th overall. Even more interesting than that is that the penalties for the Red Bulls will see Williams Lance Stroll start in second place tomorrow with Esteban Ocon starting in third place for Force India .

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  • Ben Woodburn's stunner gives Wales crucial win over Austria
Ben Woodburn's stunner gives Wales crucial win over Austria

The Liverpool forward was introduced as a substitute just five minutes before he picked up a loose header 20 yards from the Austria goal to curl an effort into the bottom corner and send the Wales fans into delirium. He said: "We called it before the game that there would be chances at either end". "We have to do the same again in Moldova (on...

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  • Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest
Alexis Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal despite Man City interest

And so, to the disappointment of Sanchez, who has pushed for the move, he looked to be resigned to seeing out the final year on his Arsenal contract. Everything depended on Arsenal making a marque attacking signing but time was their enemy. Arsenal's position was always that they would only sell Sanchez if they could sign a high-calibre r...

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  • Manchester United Players Were Already Aware Of Last Summer Signing
Manchester United Players Were Already Aware Of Last Summer Signing

Writing in his column for the Sun , Higginbotham said: "At United, Lukaku stretches the opposition and creates space in between defence and midfield". So it looks good for the season. "There's always pressure to score here - but that also makes it interesting, dealing with that", he said. "Then there's pressure on the next game".

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  • Missouri rolls behind Lock's record-setting day
Missouri rolls behind Lock's record-setting day

The defense opened the second half with three straight stops against the visiting team, and allowed just 72 yards of offense in the quarter. On a breakaway run in the third quarter, he unnecessarily leaped into the end zone from the 2-yard line and was called for unsportsmanlike conduct.

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  • Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Jon Rahm Leads, Rory McIlroy Misses Cut
Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Jon Rahm Leads, Rory McIlroy Misses Cut

He never expected to play one at this stage in his career — six victories, seven USA teams, almost $30 million in earnings. The next one is to win the Southern 500 at Darlington, S.C. Johnson got off to a sizzling start at the Dell Technologies Championship by burying a almost 40-foot birdie putt at the par-4 10th hole, and proceeded, under sunny...

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  • Rafael Nadal vs Leonardo Mayer
Rafael Nadal vs Leonardo Mayer

Mayer, for his part, was trying to reach the Round of 16 at a Grand Slam for the second time since Wimbledon in 2014. "It was a slow start of converting break points and when you have that many break points, you created the opportunities, more than usual", said Nadal .

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  • Rooney charged with drunk-driving
Rooney charged with drunk-driving

Rooney's four-month pregnant wife has been holidaying with their three kids on the Spanish island when the news broke of his arrest. An opinion that definitely isn't motivated by Van Gaal keeping Rooney as a key player at Old Trafford, the former United forward says that Van Gaal kept standards high.

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  • Cowboys game with Texans canceled; players say this is bigger than football
Cowboys game with Texans canceled; players say this is bigger than football

CT has been relocated to AT&T Stadium in Arlington", the National Football League said in a release. The Texans played a preseason game in New Orleans on Saturday, and flew to the Dallas area because of the deteriorating conditions at home .

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  • LSU leads BYU 14-0 at halftime
LSU leads BYU 14-0 at halftime

As the game entered the final quarter, BYU's offense had yet to cross the 50-yard line. LSU: Guice 1 run at 11:53 (Gonsoulin kick). Mangum finished the night with 102 yards and one interception on 12-of-24 passing. Orgeron said he prefers to keep those matters "in-house", but said he expects a number of guys to return next week. But the fact ...

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  • Ross Barkley U-turn on Chelsea move after Everton had agreed £35m fee
Ross Barkley U-turn on Chelsea move after Everton had agreed £35m fee

Chelsea have not been put off by this and are keen to get the player in before September 1, even though Barkley is in the final year of his contract. Ross Barkley in training for Everton . Everton's majority stake holder Farhad Moshir stated, "He wanted to reconsider his position during the January transfer window, He is now injured".

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  • Former champion Cilic out of US Open
Former champion Cilic out of US Open

Cilic was left to rue double-faulting at 30-all in the eleventh game of the second set, after which Schwartzman secured a crucial break that would see him take it 7-5 and level the match at one set all. Open's fourth round since Michael Chang in 1989. I'm really, really impressed. He defeated Britain's Kyle Edmund when he was forced to retire wi...

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