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Pakistan squad announced for test series against West Indies

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Veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez, opening batsman Shan Masood, all-rounder Iftikhar Ahmed, and wicketkeeper-batsman Mohamad Nawaz have been left out of the 14-man squad selected for the 1 Test, which would also be a Day-Night affair - a first in Pakistan's Test history - and would be played with the pink ball. Read More »

At Sacramento Kings Game, Singer Of National Anthem Takes A Knee

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As Kings players, coaches and staff looked on, with some interlocking arms and others putting hands over their hearts, Tysse finished the anthem on a single knee. "I can not idly stand by as black people are unlawfully profiled, harassed and killed by our law enforcement over and over and without a drop of accountability". Read More »

Eric Decker's absence means Jets offense is in trouble

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The Jets were counting on him to follow up a solid 2015 campaign in which he caught 80 receptions for 1,027 yards and 12 touchdowns. During their three-game losing streak, the Jets have been outscored 37-7 in the third and fourth quarters - and their only score was a touchdown on a fumble recovery. Read More »

Ravichandran Ashwin Has to Prove Himself Overseas: EAS Prasanna

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India's squad has changed considerably, with no place in the ODI group for offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who toyed with the tourists through the Test series. "There were some good signs at times but the way Virat and Ajinkya showed in this game, those are the type of contributions that go a long way to winning games". Read More »

49ers name Colin Kaepernick starting quarterback

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He has shown potential to be a winning quarterback in the past, and the team is paying him far too much money to be sitting on the bench. Kaepernick has been second-string behind struggling Blaine Gabbert for the first five games of this season. Read More »

Tottenham Were Better than Man City, Pep Guardiola Admits

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The manager also insisted he will continue to let the Tottenham players decide who takes penalties despite Erik Lamela missing a spot-kick. Tottenham Hotspur won this morning's match between the Premier League's only two unbeaten football sides when they defeated leaders Manchester City 2-nil. Read More »

Bucs beat Panthers 17-14 on last-second field goal by Aguayo

Jameis Winston made some very nice throws on a final drive, and Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy had a bad face-mask penalty to give Aguayo a shot at the game-winner. The rest of the article will look at the good, bad and ugly of the game. Rodgers, a sixth-year pro out of Oregon State, never previously had more than 18 carries in an National Football League game, and that came three seasons ago while he was with the Atlanta Falcons. Read More »

Japan holds Australia to 1-1 draw in World Cup qualifying

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The Blue Samurai will rue their clumsy penalty that gifted Australia their equaliser, but will be thankful Ange Postecoglou's side didn't find a second. Australia: TV: Channel Nine, Fox Sports 4. "We had half an eye on the scoreboard and you just can't do that". Regardless of however long we've been in Asia, over 10 years, regardless of the form or fluctuations of either, it's always tight and I expect it to be tight on Tuesday. Read More »

Wild claim RW Teemu Pulkkinen off waivers from Red Wings

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The club also placed defenseman Niklas Kronwall on injured reserve. "I know him well". Pulkkinen, who signed a one-year deal this offseason worth $812,500, missed most of training camp and only played in a couple preseason games after having shoulder surgery in early June. Read More »

High-steak game: 78-point win means big restaurant discount

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The local Ann Arbor Ruth's Chris Steak House said it would offer a discount from Sunday following the game to the next Thursday matching the point spread if MI beat Rutgers, according to USA Today . The bill usually comes back at a cool $110.83. The Wolverines' average margin of victory was 32 entering Saturday. That's is probably why Ruth's Chris got a little cocky. Read More »

Offense choppy, Packers D gets to Giants in 23-16 win

They were constantly in quarterback Eli Manning's face, sacking him three times and only allowed a total of 43 rushing yards. But at this point, who knows if the Giants will be in position to take advantage by then? Alas, they have yet to prove worthy of being considered one. Read More »

Cardinals capitalize on 49ers mistakes to win 33-21

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Carlos Hyde also contributed a touchdown, however his 87-yard evening was not impactful enough for a team that heavily relies on his performance. The Cards (2-3) got 17 points off three turnovers by the 49ers (1-4) - two interceptions by Blaine Gabbert and a fumbled kickoff return by Chris Davis - and also had one drive extended by a running-into-the-kicker penalty. Read More »

Boss Bilic tells Hammers they're out of credit

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Noble added things "can't get any worse" for the Hammers , who are 18th. Meanwhile, manager Slaven Bilic says he is puzzled by the club's lack of form. "You saw the fans yesterday - there was hardly anyone left at the end of the game and it doesn't look good for the club at the moment". The first half was a mostly quiet affair with neither side having many clear-cut chances, although West Ham did have a penalty appeal turned down in the 17th minute when Simone Zaza went down under ... Read More »

Creepy Clowns: What you need to know

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So far, these threats have been unfounded according to police and they say people shouldn't worry. "It wasn't a good idea if it was indeed a hoax", SC resident Sue Walker said. Mr. Lincoln's Costume Shoppe in Midtown says they've sold one clown costume in the past six months. "The clown purge appears to be a copycat of incidents being seen in the U.S. Read More »

Bill Clinton treads carefully on health care after slip

Fast forward to the 2016 race , and there have been several instances where Bill Clinton appeared to criticize Obama again, however. I want to share with you what I have learned about this job. Hillary Clinton and her kind have run our country into the ground. In 1998, he agreed to an $850,000 settlement with Paula Jones, an Arkansas state worker who had accused Clinton of exposing himself and making indecent propositions when Clinton was governor. Read More »

Rosberg tightens grip on first F1 title at Japanese Grand Prix

Rosberg now leads Hamilton by 33 points in the overall standings and, with just four races to go, can claim the title without winning any more races this year. Hamilton eventually fought his way back up to third by the finish, crossing the line a little under 6.0 seconds behind Rosberg. The Briton apologized via the team radio by simply saying "sorry guys". Read More »

Allardyce Sacking Not Our Issue, Says Rooney

Allardyce also expressed an intention to use Rooney further forward, but the player conspicuously took up deep-lying positions during last month's 1-0 win in Slovakia. Asked if Southgate, who earned 57 caps in an global career which stretched over eight years, is tough enough to assume the role, Stones said: "Being a defender I think it is born into him". Read More »

Vikings frustrate Beckham, Giants while getting to 4-0

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Mike Zimmer's defense befuddled Manning, keeping him to 25-for-45 with 261 yards, zero touchdowns and an interception. Safety Harrison Smith, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, cornerback Xavier Rhodes , linebacker Anthony Barr, and cornerback Trae Waynes are all playing major roles (when healthy) on this Vikings defensive resurgence, which has helped get this team off to a dominating start. Read More »

Julio Jones shreds Panthers on his best day as a pro

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This was Ryan's fourth career game with at least 400 passing yards, and he now has four of the six highest single-game totals in Falcons history with a little Chris Chandler and Steve Bartkowski mixed in. "We were starting to gain some tread a little bit", Anderson said. It's not time to panic. Rivera said he's in a hard situation when a player is in the concussion protocol because he doesn't want to say anything that might contradict the medical team's position. Read More »

The Age prints ad about Western Bulldogs AFL grand final loss

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The scenes on the field, in the rooms and in the stands on Saturday night in Sydney are something that won't easily be forgotten by Bulldogs fans, whatever the outcome on Saturday. Led by a strong running performance by Norm Smith medallist Jason Johannisen, who garnered 33 touches, and an excellent game by at-times maligned tall forward and ruckman Tom Boyd, the Bulldogs kicked clear of the Swans in the last quarter to win by 22 points. Read More »

Cowboys spurred by pair of rookies

He was the NFL's highest-rated passer in the preseason and extended his National Football League rookie record for pass attempts without an interception on Sunday. Doesn't sound two bad , especially when you figure they gained a total of 345 yards including sacks. "Tony's focused on coming back". Everyone from Witten to Jones to coach Jason Garrett was giving plenty of credit to Prescott, too. Read More »

Les Miles says it would be hard 'not being a coach'

Make sure you are doing your job. If they see a change makes the Tigers better, I'm for them". From the moment he was asked to take over as interim coach for the LSU football team Sunday afternoon, Ed Orgeron hit the ground running. Miles has been with the Tigers since 2005. Still, he became a polarizing figure despite winning 114 games, second only to Charles McClendon's 137 victories, by infuriating many fans with his stubbornness to change his offensive scheme as well as his ... Read More »

Ala. Supreme Court Chief Justice Suspended for Rest of Term

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Supreme Court's ruling declaring same-sex marriage legal nationwide. Soon after, the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission filed a complaint against Moore in May. A majority of the court said Moore should be removed from office, but Alabama law requires the decision to be unanimous. Friday's decision comes on top of almost two years' worth of repeated clashes between the state and federal judiciary over whether same-sex couples have a right to Wednesday in Alabama. Read More »

Rangers down 2-0 facing ALDS elimination after aces struggle

The loss places the Rangers down 0-2 in their best-of-five ALDS matchup against the Blue Jays. For Texas to author a turnaround similar to what Toronto did last season, it not only needs to find a way to win in a hostile environment but needs to find some pitchers to keep the ball in the park after surrendering six home runs in the first two games of the series. Read More »

Man who threw beer can at Jays game charged

While they don't have the man's name, Toronto detective Pat Alberga said, "We have video footage that shows it". This unfortunate incident received swift condemnation from Mayor John Tory, the Blue Jays and a slew of other officials and started an online manhunt for the culprit. Read More »

It's Colin Kaepernick time for 49ers, and fans should be excited

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Taking it further, Arizona blitzed Gabbert 11 times and the 49ers managed to gain a total of 4 yards on those plays as Gabbert was 3-of-8 with two interceptions and two sacks. Through his first five games, Blaine Gabbert has completed just 58 percent of his passes and has a passer rating of 69.6. "Blaine has done a really nice job in practice, yes", Kelly said. Read More »