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Lexi Thompson applauds the USGA's game-changing new rule

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In one of the most infamous cases of a viewer calling out a rules infraction, Lexi Thompson was penalized four strokes during the final round of the ANA Inspiration in April. Not only was the penalty process corrupted, the integrity of the game was fatally wounded since it changed the conditions of play mid round, and Thompson eventually lost to So Yeon Ryu in a play-off. Read More »

Verizon No Longer Required to Stream NFL Games

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The NFL and Verizon , which had a years-long partnership that kept live games off any competing carriers' phones, said Monday they would serve up live games and other NFL video on Yahoo for anyone to stream. Verizon has global distribution rights to the on-demand content, while the live games are USA -only. Also, starting with the 2018 NFL season, Verizon will become the presenting sponsor of the Pro Bowl and the NFL Scouting Combine. Read More »

Bar joke turns sour for England cricketer on tour in Australia

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Ben Duckett won't be featuring on the remainder of the England Lions' tour of Australia. The ECB revealed Duckett's punishment after the game ended in a draw on Sunday. Duckett and his Lions colleagues were joined by around 10 members of the full Ashes squad, freshly arrived back in Perth after going 2-0 down with three to play against Australia. Read More »

Giroud Wants Arsenal Loan Exit to Save World Cup Place

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Giroud is likely to return to the bench for Sunday's visit to Southampton . Wenger rebuffed reporter's questions after the club's 6 - 0 win over BATE Borisov. Giroud, 31, is yet to start a league game for the Gunners this season, with club-record summer signing Alexandre Lacazette ahead of him in the pecking order. Read More »

Winners and losers: Jonathan Stewart is Panthers Week 14 MVP

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New defensive coordinator Steve Wilks (who was promoted to the job when Sean McDermott became the Bills' head coach) has turned up the frequency of the Panthers' blitz packages; the Panthers are bringing through their zone blitzes, and they've reaped the benefits. Read More »

Keaton Jones Latest News, Photos, and Videos

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In the video, Jones describes having milk poured on him and ham shoved down his clothing by bullies that mocked him for his looks and for scars he received in a head operation. "Just stay strong, I guess", Keaton says, gulping. "It will probably get better one day". The video has been viewed more than 18 million times on his mother's Facebook page. Read More »

Concussion expert irate when Texans' QB returns after hard hit

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Fans on social media implored the quarterback to remain out of the game. Yates is an experienced backup who has completed 58.1 percent of his career throws for 1,534 yards, six touchdowns and eight interceptions. Savage could be seen arguing with the team official and the Texans' trainer before being taken to the locker rooom. The Texans' quarterback situation was never going to be good after Deshaun Watson went down with an injury. Read More »

McCoy, Bills overcome Colts for OT win in snow

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Nonetheless, a game was played and the Bills survived the elements better than the Colts. The Indianapolis Colts (3-9) today are on the road for a second straight week, as they take on the Buffalo Bills (6-6) at New Era Field. It was also Gore's 42nd career 100-yard game, tying him with O.J. Simpson for 16th on the National Football League list. It was mostly an uneventful 15 minutes other than two developments: first, Peterman has had to exit the game after taking a hard hit, and is ... Read More »

Raiders lose control of division with loss to Chiefs

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If they can keep building on hot performances like this from guys who haven't flashed since the winning streak, the Chiefs might roll to a full boil in December and carry it over to the new year. Before the obligatory Butker appreciation section of this article, it should be acknowledged that Raiders punter Marquette King had more yards punting than the Raiders' entire offense with seven punts for 286 yards. Read More »

Josh Gordon scores first touchdown in four years

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DeShone Kizer was outstanding for most of the afternoon in his first three-touchdown game as a pro. The Browns were the own worst enemies in overtime. The drive ended with Gordon running a post pattern and snatching an 18-yard touchdown pass from Kizer to tie the game . Hundley was 35-of-46 for 265-yards. Read More »

Windies trail NZ by 152 in second Test

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Kraigg Brathwaite was not out 45 with Shai Hope on 14. Three balls after registering 1000 test runs Roston Chase had his poles rattled by one de Grandhomme got to move away a touch, then poor old Sunil Ambris was unbelievably out hit wicket for the second time in just his third test innings, stepping on his stumps in a carbon copy of his first-ball dismissal on debut in Wellington. Read More »

Blitzboks disappoint as Kiwis win Cape Town Sevens

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Ravouvou received a yellow card for a unsafe tackle in tackle in the build-up to the try but the home team failed to take advantage of the situation and it was NZ that scored next when Tim Mikkelson charged over and Vilimoni Koroi converted to edge NZ in front. Read More »

Baker Mayfield wins Heisman Trophy

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Louisville QB Lamar Jackson , last year's Heisman victor, and Stanford RB Bryce Love trailed Mayfield in the balloting. The honor comes just hours after Mayfield also walked away from the College Football Awards Show with the Walter Camp Award, Maxwell Award, Davey O'Brien Award and Associated Press Player of the Year honors. Read More »

USA warns PA against cancelling meetings with officials

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The statement comes after an earlier announcement by Fatah Friday that Pence is unwelcome in Palestine, following President Donald Trump's decision to move the U.S. "PCHR calls upon the worldwide community and United Nations bodies to intervene to stop the Israeli crimes and escalating violations and to provide global protection for Palestinians in the oPt". Read More »

Nikki Haley Calls US Presence at South Korea Olympics an 'Open Question'

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But then on Thursday, Sanders, who should have realized that she might be asked about Haley's comments, said "no official decision" had been made about U.S. Tensions have been heating up on the Korean Peninsula after a two-month lull, with North Korea launching a missile last week that experts said showed the capability of hitting much of the continental United States . Read More »

Mario Cristobal expected to be named permanent head football coach for Ducks

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And, Cristobal and OR were slated to meet the media on Sunday morning in the first of a handful of interview opportunities leading up to the bowl game at Sam Boyd Stadium. And The Rock loves, and excuse the pun, what the Ducks are cooking in Eugene. Cristobal joined OR as their co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach prior to the 2017 season after spending four years as Alabama's offensive line coach. Read More »

Louis Cardinals Release Statement Announcing That Giancarlo Stanton Has Owned Them

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As noted by Mish, the Giants and Cardinals are not completely out of the conversation. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal also reported on Thursday night that Stanton "does not want the San Francisco Giants or St. And even if the Marlins were willing to eat enough of Stanton's contract to make some sort of deal possible, they would then want premium prospects in return, and the Yankees might balk at that idea as well. Read More »

Dodgers' bid for Shohei Ohtani falls short

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Shohei is humbled and flattered by all of the time and effort that so many teams put into their presentations and sincerely thanks them for their professionalism. The Seattle Mariners , Los Angels Dodgers , Chicago Cubs , San Francisco Giants , San Diego Padres and Texas Rangers were also in the running. Read More »

Overjoyed Fonesca dressed up as Zorro after Shakhtar qualified

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Manchester-born defender Tosin Adarabioyo also started while Spanish forward Brahim Diaz made a lively appearance as a 62nd-minute substitute. "We lose a game, it's part of our profession", Guardiola said. "It's how they arrive in the moment on that day". "Maybe you are good today but in February, you're a disaster. It won't be easy". The match was fairly meaningless for City, with top spot already secured, and focus can now turn to Sunday's Manchester derby against United at Old Trafford. Read More »

Ball Brothers Sign With Agent And Will Apparently Try To Play Overseas

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Instantly, I knew everything I thought I knew about Lavar Ball and his family was wrong. Further forgoing their college eligibility, LaVar said that both LiAngelo and LaMelo have signed with agent Harrison Gaines , with sources telling ESPN that the Ball sons already have interest from several teams in Asia and Europe . Read More »

Travolta guns for wider release of 'Gotti,' buys back biopic

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John said he "begged" them to reconsider and finally they "generously" let it go. The film's producers felt the same, and activated a buy-back clause in the original deal. Industry experts say these types of situations don't happen very often. But speaking to Deadline , the Pulp Fiction star has slammed the rumours and tried to clear up the confusion, saying that he has brokered his own deal to get the movie a wider release than Lionsgate was planning. Read More »

Austrian court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

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Civil partnerships will also become available for straight couples. "Everyone deserves the full right to marry the person they love and build lasting relationships and families in their communities, and today Austria's highest court ruled in favor of equality with this historic victory", said Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD. Read More »

Liverpool 7-0 Spartak Moscow

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Since then they have played eight games. Barely a quarter of an hour in, he locked horns with Aleksandr Selikhov again, first firing a curling effort which tested the Spartak goalkeeper before a flowing counter-attack between the "fab four" combination of Mane, Salah and Firmino, whose cut-back allowed his compatriot to sweep home. Read More »

MS Dhoni set to join CSK squad for IPL 2018 edition

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Regarding the the rules on retaining players, a total of Rs 33 crore from the Rs 80 crore purse will be deducted if three players are retained by the franchise before the auction. Mumbai Indians will retain Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard, Jasprit Bumrah, and the Pandya brothers (Hardik and Krunal) and also Royal Challengers Bangalore retains Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gayle but Shane Watson is not confirmed. Read More »

Alex Hales: England batsman not charged by police and available for selection

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England batsman Alex Hales will not face criminal charges over an incident outside a nightclub in Bristol in September and is available for selection, the England and Wales Cricket Board says. But the 26-year-old has arrived in New Zealand to play domestic cricket and made his debut for Canterbury in their 50-over Ford Trophy clash with Otago. Read More »

Warriors' Stephen Curry seriously hurts ankle in win against Pelicans

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On the play, Steph severely rolls his ankle trying to steal a pass. Curry was competing until the final buzzer, though, and it led to him suffering a bum wheel. "But all things considered, I should - knowing I've been through this before on this ankle and knowing the surgical repairs from like five, six years ago are fine - I should be able to bounce back". Read More »

Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins Ejected Amid Testy Warriors-Pelicans Tussle

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Kevin Durant was also assessed a technical foul early in the game. Earlier this week, Kevin Durant was ejected for arguing with a referee in a win against the Orlando Magic. "I don't want to get injured". "We got in each other's faces, but that's just how it is, you know what I'm saying?" It all boiled over late in the game when Durant took exception to a Cousins bump and kept coming after him until the two had to be separated and were assessed technical fouls. Read More »

Russia Banned from 2018 Winter Olympics by IOC

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Rodchenkov's testimony, bolstered by two other Russian whistleblowers, has been supported by a series of investigations by the World Anti-Doping Agency since late 2015. This was reported on the website of the International Olympic Committee. The IOC is set to decide later on the level of Russia's participation in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics as calls to ban the country over suspected state-sponsored doping grow louder. Read More »