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Beckham and Norman avoid fighting words in discussing feud

Since then, the two have definitely developed a "hatred" for each other, as receiver DeSean Jackson - a friend to both of them - said on Wednesday, that will undoubtedly be ... I mean, the point is you've got to play well through whatever's going on. If you hit guys like that, if you completely jam them and shake them up, they can't relate to that. Read More »

Team Canada crushes Team USA in World Cup tune-up

Canada will complete its pre-tournament schedule against Russian Federation on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. Team North America will have a roster of the best 24-and-under players from Canada and USA. The tournament opens next weekend in Toronto. "We're going to try to be very fair in these three games so they make these decisions for us. We cleaned up some stuff defensively as well and we all thought it was a pretty good effort". Read More »

Sunderland boss sees future for McNair as an attacking midfielder

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Victor Anichebe, who became Sunderland's eighth summer signing, is not yet ready to feature, which means Moyes is likely to turn to a younger man to lead the line. Moyes concluded, "We have to win - that's what we have to do - and my job is to find a way of winning so whatever it takes I have to do that". Of course I would. Read More »

Home NFL Testy Belichick on QB uncertainty

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In the season-opening victory over against Arizona, Garoppolo was good enough to get the talk radio crowd bloviating about whether Brady should get his job back when he returns. Meanwhile, the club had free-agent quarterbacks T.J. Yates and Sean Renfree in for workouts, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, but did not make a move with either of them. Read More »

Monday nightmare a reminder of Bears' reality — THE MORNING AFTER

Wentz finished 21-of-34 for 190 yards and a touchdown, good for a passer rating of 86.6. He did not throw an interception. He would go on to win two more games in his career. As ugly as it may be, let's take a look at the Bears' grades for Week 2. No problem. Wentz zipped a pass to Dorial Green-Beckham for 9 yards and a first down. Read More »

Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes Rumored For UFC 207

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There were discussions, but ultimately it didn't work out - and Rousey fought Holly Holm instead. This puts Cyborg in a bind as she struggled mightily to make 140 pounds for her last fight against Leslie Smith. Could it happen? Hopefully. It wouldn't be the first time "lady business" has messed up Cris Cyborg's weight cut. As much as it pains her to get down to 140 pounds that's what she will do by Friday, but "Cyborg" says in a ideal world, even competing at 145 is probably a much ... Read More »

Klopp vows to field strong Liverpool side in League Cup

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It was a big night for Coutinho who has endured an indifferent season so far for the Reds. However, make no mistake about it: Coutinho was back to his best. He will, however, be concerned by his team's distinct lack of organisation. Liverpool fans may be left a little disappointed by Marko Grujic's performance against Derby . Read More »

Red Sox help Jays' cause with win in Baltimore

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The Baltimore Orioles probably need to win three-of-four against Boston this week if they're going to have a realistic shot at winning the division. That's the only major goal still out there during the regular season for major league-leading Chicago after it secured the NL Central title last week. Read More »

Steelers' DBs 'dominant' against Bengals

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The Steelers congratulated themselves for pulling off their plan of holding down Cincinnati Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green (two catches, 38 yards). High alert? For what? However, a tough job's mistakes have been magnified by our hyper-active sports media culture, and it's no wonder they make mistakes given not only the increased speed and athleticism of the players but also the overload of detail in the rulebook. Read More »

Fractured thumb rules Canelo out for rest of year

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De La Hoya said his plans were for Alvarez to fight in December and May before potentially facing Golovkin . "It doesn't surprise me because he knows that when I was 23 years old, I gave him a fight where he couldn't do a lot of things he does to everyone else.", Alvarez said after stopping England's Liam Smith (23-1-1, 13 KOs) in the ninth round Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Read More »

Aqib Talib Has Impressive Pick-6 To Give Broncos Breathing Room

Only, this isn't a deja vu defence to Denver cornerback Chris Harris Jr. "Regardless of the musical chairs in the backfield, I thought we played solid". He flew by Reitz off the edge and hit Andrew Luck, jarring the ball loose. Fellow linebacker Shane Ray scooped it up and raced 15 yards for the touchdown. Read More »

Chicago(land), The Chase Begins

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Someone like Kyle Larson, who has gotten faster as the year has gone along, or Elliott , whose team has been in position to win a couple of times this year, could easily hang around long enough to grab a win and shake things up at Homestead. Read More »

Quarterback Luke Del Rio injured in solid win over North Texas

We work so hard. "I feel frightful for him, especially how it happened, and yet, that's part of the game". "There's no experience like game experience", Appleby said. I'll be back as soon as I can. McElwain was pleased with the play of his defense, but frustrated at Florida's ability to get into the end zone. I trust each and every one of you, all right?. Read More »

Bucks agree to $100M deal with Antetokounmpo

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Entering his fourth National Basketball Association season, and only approaching 22 years old (Dec. 6), "The Greek Freak" is clearly a big part of the Bucks' future. Consequently, this deal also keeps open the possibility that the Bucks use the designated player tag for Jabari Parker after the 2016-2017 season. On Monday, the team made a financial commitment that shows just that. Read More »

Texans different team than in playoff loss to Chiefs

Osweiler, who finished with 268 yards passing, connected with Hopkins on a 27-yard touchdown pass on the next play to make it 7-0. Lamar Miller amassed 117 yards from scrimmage on 32 touches. Ware led in receiving with 129 yards in seven catches while Travis Kelce posted 74 yards in six catches. Their credentials are legitimate, and with Miller enjoying a breakout of his own in Week 1, the Texans understand how critical running the football is to both offenses. Read More »

Nico Rosberg snags pole position at Singapore Grand Prix

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Hamilton was hampered by a brake problem which he was urged to manage by his Mercedes team from the outset of the race . Rosberg led the title race by 43 points earlier in the season and is looking to follow his victories in Belgium and Italy in the last two races with a maiden triumph around the Marina Bay street circuit . Read More »

Cilic beats Gasquet to send Croatia into Davis Cup final

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RICHARD Gasquet gave France a 1-0 lead over hosts Croatia in the Davis Cup semifinals, winning the opening tie against Borna Coric in straight sets in Zadar yesterday. Croatia , titleholders only once in 2005, will face the victor of the other semi-final between holders Great Britain and Argentina in the November final. Read More »

Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he'd join a teamwide protest

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While it's not known how long other Eagles players will participate in the protest, Jenkins said it would be a weekly thing on a personal level. "But he definitely wanted that open discussion". "The whole pre-draft process is so involved now, but you still have to go out there and strap it up and play, and it's not easy". "Alex loved it", Daniel said. Read More »

US Open: Murray defeats tough Lorenzi

The 29-year-old has reached every Grand Slam final in 2016 and won both Wimbledon and the Olympics. The first two quarter-finals take place on Tuesday when defending champion Novak Djokovic faces France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille , the conqueror of Rafael Nadal, tackles French compatriot Gael Monfils . Read More »

Gael Monfils defends tactics in Novak Djokovic defeat

But his 13th win in 13 meetings with the mercurial Frenchman will go down as one of the oddest in Grand Slam history. During the match, which featured some unconventional tactics from Gael Monfils, spectators at the Arthur Ashe Stadium jeered as tennis commentator John McEnroe blasted the 10th-seeded Frenchman for lack of effort on ESPN's telecast. Read More »

Eli to Cruz sets up Giants win again, 16-13 over Saints

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz rushing in the first half in a game against the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. The Giants and Saints have met each other 28 times. Brees has an NFL-record 10 straight 4,000-yard passing seasons, including an all-time best four 5,000-yard seasons. Read More »

Crystal Palace hit four past struggling Stoke City

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The home team took their foot of the gas with a couple of substitutions, and Stoke managed to grab a late consolation goal when Arnautovic struck from the edge of the box with a first-time finish to give the visiting fans something to cheer about. Read More »

Cavani hits quadruple in PSG romp

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Lucas Moura and Jean-Kevin Augustin added further goals after the break as PSG ended a run of three games without a win in all competitions and went top of the table on goal difference from Monaco and Nice. "For me, the most important thing is that he creates chances". He told the Ligue 1 official website: "I focus on the present and we need to improve". Read More »

Australia back in World Group after Slovakia thrashing

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Nick Kyrgios barely raised a sweat to give Australia the flawless start to the Davis Cup world group play-off against Slovakia in Sydney on Friday. With Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic teaming for the first time since 2013, Australia secured their place in the elite 16-nation World Group for next year with an emphatic 3-0 playoff win over Slovakia in Sydney. Read More »

Messi hat-trick record as Barcelona hit Celtic for seven

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Arsenal seemed set for a tough night at Parc des Princes when Uruguay forward Cavani headed in Serge Aurier's cross in the first minute. The strike was PSG's quickest in the Champions League, but the French champions, and Cavani in particular, were guilty of failing to convert a succession of golden opportunities. Read More »

Moss, Diaz hit home runs, Cardinals stall Cubs with 4-2 win

The Cardinals, who didn't push a runner into scoring position all day, managed just 11 hits in the three-game series. ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jon Lester gave the Chicago Cubs a much-needed boost. NEW YORK - Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw pitched five almost flawless innings and Justin Turner hit an RBI double off Dellin Betances in a two-run ninth in Los Angeles' win. Read More »

Steelers' offense rolls over hapless Redskins

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But the biggest reasons the Steelers still might reach their goal of scoring 30 points per game are Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, who were in midseason form Monday night. "We've got guys who can make plays". Pinball Rogers: Rogers' first career touchdown catch in his National Football League debut was a pinball special. Read More »

Here are PHT's World Cup of Hockey predictions

The World Cup defense took a hit with Duncan Keith sidelined by injury, but Shea Weber, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Drew Dougthy, Alex Pietrangelo and Jay Bouwmeester all return. All except " Team Europe " and "Team North America " - it would be a disaster for the NHL's World Cup of Hockey if one of those phony teams won this thing. Read More »

Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls

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But with competing forces like victory and entertainment value at hand, the risk of everyone involved not stopping a game for a player's safety still remains. A spokesman for the NFL Players Association told ESPN that it is looking into whether the concussion protocol was followed. Reigning MVP Cam Newton was looking for some revenge after losing a year ago, and the Panthers were confident heading into the game. Read More »