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Power comes from lap down to repeat win at Pocono Power comes from lap down to repeat win at Pocono
- August 21, 2017

IndyCar standings: Josef Newgarden (USA) 494 pts, Scott Dixon (NZ) 476, Helio Castroneves (Brazil) 472, Simon Pagenaud (France) 468, Will Power (Australia) 452. "I can't be disappointed - I am disappointed for not winning but I can't be disappointed with what we got from a points standpoint". "Absolutely, absolutely. (more...)
Adrian Otaegui battles back to claim Paul Lawrie Match Play title Adrian Otaegui battles back to claim Paul Lawrie Match Play title
- August 21, 2017

The Englishman, a two-time victor on the European circuit, found himself two down after five holes before managing to level things up at the turn, making impressive birdies at the eighth and ninth. "Siem missed tiddlers for halves at 14 and 16, Otaegui also made birdie at 15 for a win in between and then drained a 25'0" putt for another par breaker at 17 which Siem couldn't replicate. (more...)
Prediction: Manchester City vs Everton Prediction: Manchester City vs Everton
- August 21, 2017

Everton last won back to back matches against Manchester City in May 2011, when they won four in a row. City are dripping with attacking talent and Everton aren't exactly powder-puff themselves, but these are two of the better Premier League defences - both kept clean sheets last weekend - and, although I think Overs is the rightful favourite, it must be considered a short price at [1.64]. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: Chelsea remain the team to beat Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: Chelsea remain the team to beat
- August 21, 2017

He is still recovering from an injury and might be fit for selection next month. August 19, 2017 Swansea City's Lukasz Fabianski collides with Manchester United's Paul Pogba . Compared to last season when 1-0 leads were relinquished by silly late equalizers, the United of this season seem all too eager - hungry even - to just break forward and terrorize their opponents. (more...)
Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump Charlottesville Victim's Mom 'Will Not' Speak to President Trump
- August 21, 2017

He said he had reached out to House judiciary committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte about the resolution, but he said the Virginia Republican was traveling, adding that he expected to connect with him next week. But neither criticized the president's insistence that there were "very fine people on both sides" of the violent weekend clash in Virginia. Few top Republican officeholders want to defend the president in the midst of an escalating political crisis, yet they are unwilling to declare ... (more...)
JEE 2018 to be conducted online, says IIT Madras Director JEE 2018 to be conducted online, says IIT Madras Director
- August 21, 2017

A decision in this regard was taken at a meeting of the Joint Admission Board ( JAB ) of IITs in Chennai on Sunday, said a statement from IIT Madras. "The online version of the test will make logistics easier and the evaluation process more accurate". With the digital mode introduced, it is also expected to remove the problem of mis-printing in examination question papers, sources added. (more...)
Cubs walk it off in 10th inning against Blue Jays Cubs walk it off in 10th inning against Blue Jays
- August 21, 2017

Eastern Time to wrap-up the three-game series. Jason Heyward was then hit by a pitch, and with just one ball put in play, the Cubs would have a chance. He wants to stay with the Jays and he wants to pitch well. Instead, he changed the words to "root for the best team". Avila came off the bench in this one, drawing a walk in his first plate appearance before playing the role of hero in his second. (more...)
Twins postgame: Miguel Sano has a sore left shin Twins postgame: Miguel Sano has a sore left shin
- August 21, 2017

Instead, the Twins left no doubt Sunday even with a seemingly depleted lineup absent Miguel Sano and Joe Mauer , which required a player making his first Major League Baseball start ( Mitch Garver ) to hit fifth in the order and meant Byron Buxton batted third. (more...)
Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers
- August 21, 2017

The Chargers' only touchdown came in the fourth quarter when Lutcher High product Dexter McCoil intercepted Ryan Nassib and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown. Te'o, a linebacker in his first season with the Saints after playing with the Chargers for the past four seasons, had a sack, eight tackles and a fumble recovery. (more...)
Instant analysis for the Falcons' 17-13 preseason loss to Steelers Instant analysis for the Falcons' 17-13 preseason loss to Steelers
- August 21, 2017

McKinley showed a quick burst on a couple rushes, and also showed relentless pursuit on a play where he ran a stunt with Courtney Upshaw and forced a rushed Dobbs throw that was dropped by running back James Conner . And key to the drives was pass protection from backs Coleman and Ward. The point spread for today's game favors the visiting Falcons by three points, as of this report. (more...)
Anquan Boldin retiring from National Football League to focus on humanitarian work Anquan Boldin retiring from National Football League to focus on humanitarian work
- August 21, 2017

Wide receiver Anquan Boldin announced his retirement from the National Football League on Sunday, less than two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills . Just two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills , the former Raven left the team and made a decision to call it a career. "My life's objective is bigger than football". (more...)
Wagner calls on Huddersfield fans for lift Wagner calls on Huddersfield fans for lift
- August 21, 2017

Since leaving Melbourne City two years ago, Mooy has gone from stregnth-to-stregnth and into becoming one of Australia's hottest footballing talents plying his trade in the top league in the world. Wagner said: "This was a very strong performance from my team, especially the defence, and I'm delighted with the workload that the players invested in the match". (more...)
Should this greatest Little League catch ever have counted? Should this greatest Little League catch ever have counted?
- August 21, 2017

In the fourth inning of the game between Kennett-Unionville in Pennsylvania and Chinese Taipei, Regenye leaped over the wall in center, snared the ball in his glove and flipped over the fence. But after meeting again (and enduring loud boos from the crowd), the umpires ultimately changed their minds again and let the catch stand, the Free Press reports. (more...)
Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR
- August 21, 2017

Pedro Rodriguez missed Saturday's shock 3-2 defeat to Burnley at Stamford Bridge with an ankle knock, while captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are both suspended for the Spurs game after being red carded. Both players are expected to need plenty of fitness work before they will be considered for selection by Conte and could have to wait until after the worldwide break before featuring. (more...)
Jared Goff looks sharp in Los Angeles Rams' win over Oakland Raiders
- August 21, 2017

All be loving to each other. White, black, whatever you are. "My experience with Jared to this point is Jared is nothing but a mentally tough guy who has got resilience and the ability to respond when things don't work out", McVay said. Against Arizona though, the Oakland defense - a defense that was mostly made up of reserves - and players on the roster bubble - surrendered just two "big plays". (more...)
All the trailers, updates, and commentary about Netflix's Marvel team-up show All the trailers, updates, and commentary about Netflix's Marvel team-up show
- August 21, 2017

She described the other heroes' characters as appealing and well-formed backed by strong acting. While you binge your way through that culmination of years of storytelling, Marvel and Netflix are already doing their best to get you ready for the next series on the streaming platform with a teaser for The Punisher . (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic tests knee strength ahead of potential Manchester United return
- August 21, 2017

Last week, United manager José Mourinho confirmed that they were interested in bringing him back for another run once he recovers from the knee injury he suffered in the Red Devil's Europa League win over Anderlecht back in April. 'It was very clear from him that what he did a year ago was not enough for him. "He wants more football at the highest level so we are having conversations and discussing the possibility of him staying for the second part of the season", Mourinho said, via the ... (more...)
The Pacers Have Formally Accused The Lakers Of Tampering With Paul George The Pacers Have Formally Accused The Lakers Of Tampering With Paul George
- August 21, 2017

The investigation is being conducted by the law firm Wachtell, Liption, Rosen & Katz. As the National Basketball Association states, there have been no decisions made upon the findings at this point. Johnson said on a television chat show in April that he would love to see George in a Lakers uniform. Many conspiracy theorists around the area were already questioning the tampering after Magic Johnson tweeted , "God is so good!" the day George informed the Pacers he was going to ... (more...)
Confident United an improvement on last season - Pogba Confident United an improvement on last season - Pogba
- August 21, 2017

Man U had led 1-0 at the break before the floodgates opened in a five-minute period late in the game. This season Manchester United has the best chance of winning the Premier League; Pogba is creating that chance. Yet, United would hit back in the ninth minute when the crossbar was rattled at the other end of the park, as Phil Jones headed Juan Mata's cross from the right on to the woodwork. (more...)
Arsenal succumb to 1-0 defeat at Stoke City
- August 20, 2017

He wasn't exactly wrong. Stoke have spent just under £7m on transfer fees this summer. That was the signal for Swansea's defence to go missing as Mkhitaryan fed Pogba, who beat Lukasz Fabianski with a neat chip on 82 minutes to make it 3-0. (more...)
Nasir, Shafiul in, Mominul, Mahmudullah out Nasir, Shafiul in, Mominul, Mahmudullah out
- August 20, 2017

Many criticized the decision to drop Haque, leading to discussions between Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan and the selectors, which included head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe. Seamer Subashis Roy is another player to have been omitted. Bangladesh have not played a Test against Australia since Ricky Ponting's team visited the country in 2006, six years after they were granted Test status. (more...)
Nick Saban Couldn't Care Less About Monday's Solar Eclipse Nick Saban Couldn't Care Less About Monday's Solar Eclipse
- August 20, 2017

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban , like most of us in America, has heard there will be a full lunar eclipse happening on Monday. "We don't think this is a serious illness or anything like that, but we didn't think it would be good for him to be not in a position where he could be resting". (more...)
Mo Farah cruises to victory on home farewell Mo Farah cruises to victory on home farewell
- August 20, 2017

This race wasn't Mo's last on the track; he will race in the IAAF Diamond League next week in Zurich. "Emotions have been high coming into this event - not as much as (the 2012 Olympics in) London but it is my last time at home and I really enjoyed it", said Farah, who paid tribute to the home fans. (more...)
Barcelona remembers terror victims Barcelona remembers terror victims
- August 20, 2017

Hours later attackers struck again in Cambrils, 120 kilometres south of Barcelona , where a vehicle rammed into pedestrians, killing one person. It is not only about goals, but Barcelona will have to be on top of their game, defensively as well. (more...)
Manny Machado Hits 3 HR, Including Walkoff Grand Slam vs. Angels Manny Machado Hits 3 HR, Including Walkoff Grand Slam vs. Angels
- August 20, 2017

Trout homered in the first and third innings, and Valbuena connected in the second and fourth to give Los Angeles a four-run lead. Unlike Friday night, the Angels' bullpen locked this one down. McHugh missed the first 31/2 months with right shoulder tendinitis and a right elbow injury . The Angels also gave up walk-off grand slams to Edwin Encarnacion in Cleveland and Steve Pearce in Toronto last month. (more...)