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Stanton's 55th HR helps beat Mets Stanton's 55th HR helps beat Mets
- September 20, 2017

Gavin Cecchini (three hits, two RBIs) and Dominic Smith (two hits, two RBIs) powered the Mets' offense during Saturday's win. The Marlins scored three off their old closer, A.J. Jose Reyes hit his 14th homer and went 4 for 5 to hike his average to.244. The Mets' veteran infielder is batting.423 in September with three home runs and 10 RBIs. (more...)
Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes
- September 20, 2017

Even without playing, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba still made headlines this weekend, as he revealed his club mentors- Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes. Pogba told the United programme, via Goal: "I've learned from Paul Scholes and Michael". He is an example for me and I always look at him in training. (more...)
The Parsons Green tube bomb suspect has been named
- September 20, 2017

At 08:20 BST on Friday a homemade bomb, which was transported in a Lidl bag, partially exploded in a Tube train at Parsons Green station, causing burns to a number of victims. Witnesses said police converged on the terrified Syrian native, who was heard repeatedly screaming, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry" as the contents of his bag scattered onto the footpath. (more...)
London Bomb Suspects Fostered By British Couple London Bomb Suspects Fostered By British Couple
- September 20, 2017

The police raided his Surrey residence in west London where he was living after he moved out of the home of the British family that had taken him in as an asylum seeker. The subway bomb caused limited casualties because it failed to completely explode. Numerous injuries were reported to be burns. US President Donald Trump's comments in the wake of Friday's London tube bombing were unhelpful, Britain's Home Secretary says. (more...)
Rio Ferdinand confirms boxing switch: 'I'm doing it because it's a challenge' Rio Ferdinand confirms boxing switch: 'I'm doing it because it's a challenge'
- September 20, 2017

Ferdinand has yet to apply to the British Boxing Board of Control for a licence and BBBC general secretary Robert Smith admitted he hasn't heard from Ferdinand's camp. On his new venture, Ferdinand said: "Boxing is an awesome sport for the mind and the body". 'That time just to think about nothing, or to think about something other than what was going on in my life'. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Jr. Buys Beverly Hills Mansion for $25.5 Million Floyd Mayweather Jr. Buys Beverly Hills Mansion for $25.5 Million
- September 20, 2017

The second biggest boxing bout of the year took place over the weekend when Canelo Alvarez finally fought Gennady Golovkin after years of build up. The 40-year-old reportedly made $100m from his clash with UFC star Conor McGregor last month. (more...)
Heat Exercise Fourth-Year Option on Justise Winslow Heat Exercise Fourth-Year Option on Justise Winslow
- September 20, 2017

Justise Winslow has a lot to prove in the upcoming National Basketball Association season, but he won't be playing for a contract extension. This was a no-brainer for Miami, as Winslow will count just $3.5 million against the cap in 2018-19. (more...)
Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox
- September 20, 2017

That was his 600th career hit - in his 500th game. Major League Baseball revealed the results of its investigation into the Boston Red Sox for the so-called Apple Watch sign-stealing scandal and counter-charge that the New York Yankees improperly used a television camera for the same objective. (more...)
Bellator Will Crown Women's Flyweight Champ Before UFC Bellator Will Crown Women's Flyweight Champ Before UFC
- September 20, 2017

Macfarlane has won three of her five fights in Bellator via submission, while three of Ducote's four wins in Bellator have come through submission. Macfarlane has fought once since that win. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on Spike TV. The long-running reality show's tournament format will determine the inaugural champion of the UFC's newest female weight class. (more...)
Former Bears CB Charles Tillman training to become Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Former Bears CB Charles Tillman training to become Federal Bureau of Investigation agent
- September 20, 2017

Although, as the Chicago Tribune reports, Tillman has a limited window to make things work. But Biggs spoke to multiple sources who did confirm it, including "a high-ranking law enforcement source who is not authorized to speak publicly on the matter". (more...)
Alex Gordon's home run breaks Major League Baseball single-season home run record Alex Gordon's home run breaks Major League Baseball single-season home run record
- September 20, 2017

Tigers outfielder Alex Presley tied the record at 5,693, per MLB.com's David Adler , with a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning against Athletics starter Daniel Gossett . Ben Lindbergh of The Ringer and sabermetrician Mitchel Lichtman found that the balls became smaller and the seams got lower - changes that would make the ball smoother and subject to less air resistance. (more...)
Penn State's James Franklin on 'icing': 'You will never understand us' Penn State's James Franklin on 'icing': 'You will never understand us'
- September 20, 2017

We had our fourth-team defense, some threes, mostly fours on the field; we've never worked a fourth-team field goal block. Franklin used his opening statement to touch on the issue, just a day after WFAN radio host Mike Francesca and others criticized his decision. (more...)
Kentucky looking to end 30-game losing streak to Florida this weekend Kentucky looking to end 30-game losing streak to Florida this weekend
- September 20, 2017

The Wildcats have not beaten the Gators since a 10-3 victory in Lexington back in 1986. "I mean, there's guys flying around". Stoops said, "You see the playmakers on their field". Kentucky welcome No. 20 Florida to Kroger Field this Saturday with the opportunity to end a 30-game losing streak to the Gators. Remember two years ago Florida barely beat United Kingdom 14-9 in Lexington. (more...)
The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe
- September 20, 2017

For his part, Lopez has been a life-long Chargers fan. "It's coming out of my own pocket but that's how much this story means to me", said Victor Lopez, owner of El Pollo Grill in Bonita. One of those former fans, Joseph MacRae, is channeling those emotions into a formidable response with billboards aimed at the team and National Football League in Los Angeles. (more...)
Leavine Family Racing announces Kahne for 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series season Leavine Family Racing announces Kahne for 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series season
- September 20, 2017

Michael McDowell first joined the organization in 2014. His first win came the following year at Richmond, followed up by an even better third year when he won six races in 2006. Kahne is being replaced by William Byron at Hendrick in 2018. " Michael is a personal friend of mine and I love him dearly ", Leavine said. "He spoke to the group this morning and said how much he appreciated the support and being a part of this family". (more...)
Chahal Praises Aggressive Captain, Virat Kohli Chahal Praises Aggressive Captain, Virat Kohli
- September 20, 2017

This was not the first time Chahal has picked the wicket of the all-rounder. The tourists were frustrated by wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav , who took five wickets between them, to go down by 26 runs as they chased a rain-shortened target of 164 in 21 overs. (more...)
Man Utd fear Angel Gomes will leave Old Trafford Man Utd fear Angel Gomes will leave Old Trafford
- September 20, 2017

The teenager became the first player born in the 21st century to play in the Premier League after coming on for Wayne Rooney during the latter stages of Man United's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace last season. Manchester United youngster Angel Gomes is causing concern by stalling over signing a first professional contract that's on offer from the club. Gomes could become just another of one of a number of English youngsters quitting the Premier League for the chance to shine overseas - ... (more...)
Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty
- September 20, 2017

The Hendrick Motorsports driver also loses the bonus point he earned for winning the second stage. As a result of the L1-level penalty, Elliott's result was deemed encumbered and he was assessed a 15-point penalty. Additional penalties included one-race suspensions for crew chief Alan Gustafson and auto chief Joshua Kirk. The issue surrounded a piece of tape applied to the rear spoiler of the auto in an effort to gain more downforce an therefore, an aerodynamic edge. (more...)
SA coach Gibson warns against taking Bangladesh for granted SA coach Gibson warns against taking Bangladesh for granted
- September 20, 2017

While Dale Steyn 's comeback has been deferred indefinitely, owing to a strained shoulder muscle, the likes of Vernon Philander, Chris Morris and youngster, Lungi Ngidi will have to sit out of the series owing to injuries. Gibson said he respected the job former coach Russell Domingo had done, and said he was happy to be working with Domingo's support staff during the Bangladesh tour. (more...)
Mercedes' Toto Wolff: Mercedes' Toto Wolff: "We got a big slice of luck today"
- September 20, 2017

Ferrari's Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen , and Red Bull's Max Verstappen all went out just after the start of the first wet race in Singapore , which saw three safety cars and finished with only 12 drivers. "Obviously it sucks being on the wrong side of the track now, but that's what it is", Vettel shrugged after returning to the paddock. The rain soon stopped and the track started to dry out, leaving Hamilton and Ricciardo to battle it out for the win. (more...)
Zidane confirms Real Madrid contract renewal Zidane confirms Real Madrid contract renewal
- September 20, 2017

Los Merengues broke a 58-year record in May when they progressed to successive Champions League finals for the first time since 1959. The 45-year-old former France global managed Real's B team before replacing Rafael Benitez. Youngster Borja Mayoral and Gareth Bale struck for a weakened Madrid on Sunday as they beat Real Sociedad 3-1, but as well as Ronaldo, Marcelo and Toni Kroos are expected to return after suspension and injury respectively. (more...)
Antonio Conte to turn to youth for Nottingham Forest cup tie Antonio Conte to turn to youth for Nottingham Forest cup tie
- September 20, 2017

The run will also include the trip to Stoke City next weekend and the visit of Premier League title favourites Manchester City on 30 September, though the 30-year-old will be available for the Champions League tie at Atletico Madrid. The centre-back's run in the team will start against Forest, when Eden Hazard is also set to be handed his first start of the campaign. Similar tackles against Chelsea players from Eric Dier and Gana Gueye just this season only resulted in yellow cards, ... (more...)
Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised' Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised'
- September 20, 2017

After further negotiations, Haye has now stated his willingness to accept the fight, which is set to take place on Sunday, December 17 live on Sky Sports Box Office. It's no surprise this match has been made. After winning the WBC Cruiserweight title on Sunday, May 29, 2016 against Illunga Makabu, the 34-year-old Liverpudlian may be tasked with once again trying to beat heavyweight rival David Haye later this year. (more...)
Aston Martin Considering Engine Supplier Role in Formula 1 Aston Martin Considering Engine Supplier Role in Formula 1
- September 20, 2017

The Japanese engine supplier recently cut a deal to supply engines for Red Bull's junior squad, Toro Rosso, instead of McLaren , from next year. "There will be another announcement coming soon that isn't Porsche or Honda ", Horner told Sky Sports . (more...)
Max Verstappen: Sebastian Vettel has not apologised for crash Max Verstappen: Sebastian Vettel has not apologised for crash
- September 20, 2017

Also, we can't believe that Daniel Ricciardo actually admitted to farting at an official press conference! "Something I'm very set on this year", said Hamilton. "I was sure I could do something and then everyone disappeared", Hamilton said to the media. Mercedes was livid with both drivers that day, and came perilously close to imposing team orders on them. (more...)
Liverpool won't win title until Jurgen Klopp sorts his defence - Chris Sutton Liverpool won't win title until Jurgen Klopp sorts his defence - Chris Sutton
- September 20, 2017

Second-half Leicester goals from Shinji Okazaki and Islam Slimani sent Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool out of the Carabao Cup at the first hurdle. 'But a new start is very often a kind of relief. "The truth.is that Liverpool are no different under boss Klopp than they were under Brendan Rodgers ", Shearer wrote in his column for The Sun, after Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Burnley at the weekend. (more...)
Sinkhole swallows home in Apopka Sinkhole swallows home in Apopka
- September 20, 2017

An image made from video shows an aerial view of a sinkhole that opened beneath a home in Apopka , Fla., Sept. 19, 2017. Before the home fell, people were scrambling to salvage belongings from the home. Residents tell our NBC affiliate WESH that the hole started with just a small crack in the home's back well Monday night. That depression continued caving until part of the home collapsed. (more...)
Griffin appears to criticize ex-receiver Moss, coach Shanahan Griffin appears to criticize ex-receiver Moss, coach Shanahan
- September 20, 2017

Griffin responded on Twitter, saying, "To openly lie about me is a betrayal ". "Been lied on a lot over the years ". He fired off a series of five tweets in which he says that he was put in a bad situation where the coach didn't want him, despite his hard work. (more...)
NHLer Brian Boyle diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia NHLer Brian Boyle diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia
- September 20, 2017

The team, though, has not put a timetable on when Boyle will skate. CML is the same disease that former National Hockey League forward Jason Blake played through after being diagnosed in 2007. The American centred Toronto's fourth line for the final stretch of the regular season and was a valuable presence in the playoffs against the Washington Capitals, producing a couple helpers as well as winning important draws in the defensive zone. (more...)
Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021 Singapore Grand Prix to remain on F1 calendar until 2021
- September 20, 2017

This event has also showcased Singapore as an attractive destination to over 780 million worldwide broadcast viewers. Mr Lionel Yeo, Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board said , "The race in Singapore has provided an excellent platform for businesses to test bed new lifestyle initiatives and products". (more...)

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