• Todd Bowles: Christian Hackenberg over Bryce Petty 'a coaching decision'
Todd Bowles: Christian Hackenberg over Bryce Petty 'a coaching decision'

Petty was listed ahead of Hackenberg on the depth chart. If we take his comments at face value, it means Hackenberg got the nod because he earned it based on his preseason performance - a highly questionable decision. He would not specifically say if Petty is fully healthy. Bowles calling it a coaching decision indicates that Petty was healthy an...

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  • Strong foursomes display enables United States to increase Walker Cup advantage
Strong foursomes display enables United States to increase Walker Cup advantage

Morikawa said the tone-setting 8-and-7, record-margin win with teammate Norman Xiong (Temescal Canyon High) in the first foursome match on Saturday "gave a lot of momentum for everyone". Collin Morikawa , Doug Ghim and Maverick McNealy who each won all four of their matches to help the USA win the Walker Cup. Miller said he was impressed with h...

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  • Mourinho, Manchester United seek return of old magic
Mourinho, Manchester United seek return of old magic

Tuesday's clash, therefore, presents Lindelof and Smalling - both yet to assert themselves on Mourinho's line-up so far this season - with an important chance to show themselves to be a viable alternative capable of holding a solid line this season.

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  • Why Harry Kane Can Be Better Than Batistuta - Pochettino
Why Harry Kane Can Be Better Than Batistuta - Pochettino

After a slow start, Kane is back among the goals, if only for England, while Aubameyang is off to a flyer, scoring eight in successive matches for Dortmund in all competitions dating back to mid-April and 11 in his last 13. "But the difference between Everton and Tottenham is that they worked a long time now with the same players". I'm sure Wem...

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  • Stephon Tuitt Reportedly Suffered Torn Biceps Injury During Steelers vs. Browns
Stephon Tuitt Reportedly Suffered Torn Biceps Injury During Steelers vs. Browns

The contract is worth $60 million and runs through 2022, according to NFL Network . The 6-foot-6, 303-pound Tuitt, a second-round pick in 2014 out of Notre Dame , owns 108 tackles, 11.5 sacks, four pass defenses, three forced fumbles and one interception over 44 games in three seasons.

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  • Alexis Sanchez will win Arsenal fans back, says Wenger
Alexis Sanchez will win Arsenal fans back, says Wenger

Wilshere is yet to play a game for Arsenal this season after he suffered a hairline fracture to his leg while on loan at Bournemouth . "I don't know how bad it is but he's certainly out for next week's game", claimed Wenger. Lemar instantly showed Arsenal what they had missed out on by scoring two goals for France against the Netherlands, incl...

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  • Bayliss confident of defeating known demons in Ashes
Bayliss confident of defeating known demons in Ashes

Joe Root believes England have the capacity to do "something special" by retaining the Ashes in Australia, after they wrapped up a 2-1 Test series victory against West Indies at Lord's. Broad and Anderson, who reached 500 Test wickets at Lord's, will lead a bowling attack also including Ben Stokes, Moeen Ali and seemingly either Chris Woakes or T...

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  • Pep Guardiola: 'No intent in Sadio Mane challenge'
Pep Guardiola: 'No intent in Sadio Mane challenge'

Mane was dismissed 37 minutes into the game at the Etihad Stadium for a unsafe collision which saw goalkeeper Ederson stretchered off. In real time I would have taken the safe option and cautioned Mane because there was an element of doubt.

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  • Pep Guardiola hails 'brave' Ederson after Man City keeper's injury against Liverpool
Pep Guardiola hails 'brave' Ederson after Man City keeper's injury against Liverpool

He did not suffer concussion and was cleared of serious injury. The 24-year-old, signed for £35million from Benfica this summer, was merely trying to assist his defence in a way manager Guardiola much approves. Gabriel Jesus extended the hosts' advantage either side of the break before substitute Leroy Sane rounded off the scoring with a late d...

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  • Stephens goes from foot cast to walking on air at US Open
Stephens goes from foot cast to walking on air at US Open

Open debut in 1997. On del Potro's first chance to close the third set, Federer sailed a backhand volley long. "He is confident. He had a few doubts at the beginning of the tournament that I believe now are gone and he is able to play his best tennis".

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  • Aaron Judge Sets MLB Rookie Record for Most Walks in a Season
Aaron Judge Sets MLB Rookie Record for Most Walks in a Season

Regardless of how his season ends, however, Judge has put together one of the more memorable rookie seasons in recent years, mostly for his highs but also for the surprising slump he's now fighting through. Brett Gardner had a two-run triple, Chase Headley an RBI single, Gregorius an RBI single and Judge a homer in the frame that built the NY le...

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  • Jose Mourinho says Man Utd failed to evolve under predecessors
Jose Mourinho says Man Utd failed to evolve under predecessors

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger talked to assembled media on Friday morning ahead of the Gunners Premier League clash against Bournemouth. Dutchman Van Gaal took over but was replaced with Mourinho after two seasons as United failed to challenge for the Premier League title and did not qualify for the 2016-17 Champions League.

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  • Chiefs TE Travis Kelce shoves ball in groin of Patriots defender
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce shoves ball in groin of Patriots defender

In fact, the official NFL highlight video played up the peace sign as part of their promotion and the league's Twitterfeed promoted the peace sign pretty positively. Kelce received a taunting penalty for the move, which set the Chiefs back 15 yards. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, Hill didn't inspire much confidence in the preseason.

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  • Arsenal destroy struggling Bournemouth 3-0 at Emirates
Arsenal destroy struggling Bournemouth 3-0 at Emirates

The Chilean, who nearly moved to Manchester City on transfer deadline day, linked up well with fellow substitute Olivier Giroud and had a low shot well blocked during the short period he was on the field. "We've got a lot to work to do", he added. I've got to be honest. You can't afford for it to happen in the Premier League. Mesut Ozil , Gra...

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  • Abreu homers twice as White Sox rout Giants
Abreu homers twice as White Sox rout Giants

The Giants have won just one series versus the White Sox all-time, their first ever regular-season series played against Chicago (won two of three games at Chicago in June 2003). 10, 2017. So it's not as if the Giants can play spoilers to their archrivals. And yet cruelly, the evidence continues to pile up. "My breaking ball later in the game w...

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  • JJ Watt goes to locker room with injured finger vs. Jaguars
JJ Watt goes to locker room with injured finger vs. Jaguars

That would be the closest the Texans would be on the days Jacksonville continued to dominate on the ground and on defense and ended up winning 29-7. Coach ( Doug Marrone ) had me and (Ramsey) on an island most of the day, and our defensive line was great. Three times he had three sacks against the Jaguars, and he's had at least one sack in seve...

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  • Ravens report card: Grading performance against Bengals
Ravens report card: Grading performance against Bengals

The Ravens showcased the kind of stingy defense that wins championships. Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs had a pair of sacks and forced a fumble that was one of Andy Dalton's two red-zone turnovers. Running back Terrance West punched the ball in on the next play from two yards out. It's the second time in his career he's had a four-interc...

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  • Dalton Struggles, Texans Bench Savage for Watson
Dalton Struggles, Texans Bench Savage for Watson

That might seem insane to pull your starter in Week 1, except that O'Brien did it in 2015 too, yanking Brian Hoyer in Week 1. Then again with the Texans' offensive line being such a liability, Watson's mobility is a plus, but he's not going to complete most of his passes the way Savage will.

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  • Packers Second Screen: vs. Seahawks in season opener
Packers Second Screen: vs. Seahawks in season opener

Both teams once again have Super Bowl aspirations and should be around during that time of the year, so this could be a preview into a potential playoff game . Colts quarterback Andrew Luck won't be back for a while after offseason shoulder surgery, and neither will Teddy Bridgewater , who is still recovering from a significant knee injury...

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  • 49ers LB Reuben Foster carted off with ankle injury vs. Panthers
49ers LB Reuben Foster carted off with ankle injury vs. Panthers

McCaffrey finished with 13 carries for 47 yards and five catches for 38 more. Kaepernick's replacement in San Francisco, Brian Hoyer , threw for just 105 yards and an interception as the 49ers trailed 23-0 late in the third quarter. McCaffrey turned it into a 16-yard gain and a first down. Foster, the No. 31 overall pick, was off to a strong s...

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