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Several players suspended for Tigers, Yankees brawl; Cabrera suspended 7 games

Now they all know that they're willing to fight for each other, literally. If there are no appeals all of the suspensions will begin Friday night, but if appeals are filed they will begin whenever the appeals are settled. The two exchanged words briefly before Verlander turned and walked away. "Obviously, we are going to have to appeal it". Cabrera shoved and then threw a punch at Romine, setting off a massive brawl. Read More »

New England Patriots' WR Julian Edelman tears ACL

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Edelman reportedly is believed to have a torn ACL following Friday night's game. After an MRI today, those fears were realized. Las season, Edelman hauled in 98 catches for 1106 yards and three touchdowns. Edelman was listed as 93 percent owned by fantasy football owners on Yahoo! If Edelman is out for the season, or at least for an extended period of time, the Patriots will feel his loss but will also be able to turn to a variety of pass-catching options. Read More »

Mixed Emotions for Clement After First League Win at Palace

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Frank de Boer has placed a new goalkeeper and a back-up striker at the top of Crystal Palace's transfer agenda as the manager looks to strengthen his side's spine. "It wasn't until after we were 2-0 down that we showed we really can play". The visitors made an immediate impact in the second half as Jordan Ayew scores in the 48th minute. Read More »

Clash of egos, "megafight" between Mayweather and McGregor

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But even though he has little by way of experience, McGregor - and in particular his left hand - still poses a huge danger to Mayweather's proud unbeaten record. "I'm happy to take a back step on this one", McGregor told Irish Mirror about his girlfriend's style . Kevin Lee, #7 UFC lightweight - "I think that Floyd is not just a better boxer but a smarter fighter, a championship level fighter". Read More »

Tottenham ties down Walker-Peters

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Tottenham saw their star defender Kyle Walker leave the club and complete a switch to Manchester City earlier in the summer transfer window. Fans took to social media to reveal that they felt the contract extension was "better than any new signing" and "deserved", opinions echoed by many of those involved with the club. Read More »

Danny Murphy says Alexis Sanchez would have chosen Liverpool over Arsenal now

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Meanwhile, the Gunners will come into the game on the back of a disappointing 1-0 loss at Stoke. One Liverpool star who may not be involved is playmaker Philippe Coutinho . When we played at Anfield , the 3-3 [in January 2016], there were a lot of long balls to [Olivier] Giroud, for his chest. The reality is that Liverpool pipped Arsenal to fourth place by one point while taking six off them last season. Read More »

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to make three more signings

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Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has mocked Tottenham fans after they failed to create an atmosphere at Wembley for the Premier League game that was held between the two London giants during last weekend. "I don't believe it is the price that you say, but I don't want to start to speak about the negotiations and in the end the price is not my business", Pochettino added. Read More »

Predicted Blues XI for Premier League clash v Everton

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Belgian star Eden Hazard continued his road to full fitness from an ankle injury as he featured for Chelsea's development squad who lost 3-0 to their Everton counterparts in a Premier League 2 game at Aldershot on Friday. It's a great mistake. Chelsea remain in the market to add to their title-winning squad but Conte refused to be drawn on their reported interest in Swansea striker Fernando Llorente. Read More »

Yankees involved in three benches-clearing brawls

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As Kahnle's replacement began warming up, a jawing match between catcher Austin Romine and Cabrera ensued. Count former Boston Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez among the players lashing out against Gary Sanchez's cheap shots during Thursday's brawl between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees at Comerica Park. Read More »

UEFA Player of the Year: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lieke Martens win awards

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It was the third time in four seasons that Ronaldo had won the award, with Barcelona and Argentina's Lionel Messi taking it in 2014-15. "This trophy will give me the motivation to keep working hard, never to give up". The awards for the 2016-17 season, which culminated when Real Madrid beat Juventus in the Champions League final in Cardiff, were presented prior to the draw for this season's tournament. Read More »

Blake Bortles benched, Chad Henne will start for Jaguars vs. Panthers

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His footwork went south, while his release and arm action turned into a Rube Goldbergian nightmare. I'm just trying to figure out who is going to be that guy in that position that can lead our team. The team moves forward with Bortles as the starter, but he has a five-interception practice on the third day of training camp. Bortles was the third overall pick in the 2014 National Football League draft and has been the starting quarterback for the Jaguars since 2015. Read More »

Fans React to Blockbuster Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas Trade

The Cavs needed a succession plan for LeBron James . It's rare to see two stars traded for each other, and even rare for it to happen between the two top teams in the same conference, but Boston finally pulled the trigger on a deal to bring in another superstar. Read More »

Carabao Cup third round draw

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The draw for the third round is set for Thursday 24 August at 4.15am (BST). Nottingham Forest's reward for beating Newcastle is a trip to Chelsea . It will be the first meeting between these sides since 2006, when United were held to a goalless draw by a then-non-league Burton at the Pirelli Stadium. Read More »

Jon Jones Failed Drug Test at UFC 214

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The UFC and USADA have confirmed Jones tested positive for an unnamed banned substance after the UFC 214 weigh-ins. Jones later told the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) that failed test was the result of an unmarked sexual enhancement pill. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell Indicates Return to Steelers on September 1

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But he didn't have to be here. "We want him here because he's an wonderful football player and he helps this team. Hopefully it won't take long for him to get into football shape". Assuming that Bell does end his stalemate with the Steelers on September 1, that will give the running back just about one week to learn Pittsburgh's new plays and get ready for the season opener against the Cleveland Browns on September 10. Read More »

Odell Beckham Jr. Leaves Preseason Game with Ankle Injury

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Beckham's health aside, another issue discussed on sports talk radio and among NY fans on social media since Monday evening is the team's offense that generated little against the Browns . A sport that does everything it can to stay relevant in the summer months brings an onslaught of shows and commercials with people yelling at you that "FOOTBALL IS BACK". Read More »

Indians place Andrew Miller and Danny Salazar on 10-day disabled list

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Miller is 4-3 with a 1.65 ERA in 48 appearances. Farrell was asked if it becomes hard to use him in these situations. Dodgers outfielder Curtis Granderson became both the first player in Major League Baseball history to hit two grand slams in a four-game span for different teams, and the first player in history to hit a grand slam both batting leadoff and batting clean-up in the same season when he cleared the bases in the seventh inning. Read More »

Barcelona sues Neymar for $12.6m

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Barcelona said on Tuesday that it wants Neymar to pay back the bonus for a contract in October 2016 that tied him to the club through 2021. Barcelona have filed the case with the Spanish Football Federation and are expecting them to take a fair decision on the case with considerations of both FIFA and the French Football Federation. Read More »

Patriots gave Trump Super Bowl ring as thank you gift

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A Patriots spokesperson said that team owner Robert Kraft gave Trump the ring during the team's visit following their Super Bowl LI win. The Super Bowl LI rings featured 283 diamonds - a reference to the 28-3 deficit which the Patriots overcame. Read More »

BMW M5 revealed - prices, specs and release date

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BMW has revealed camouflaged versions of the auto previously in an official video , and media outlets have already driven prototype versions of new M5 in prototype form. There are optional M carbon ceramic brakes, featuring gold-painted calipers and weigh nearly 51 lbs (23 kgs) less. Suspension is double-wishbone front and five-link rear with three-mode adaptive dampers controlling 19-inch wheels wrapped in Michelin's latest Pilot Sport 4S tyres measuring 275/40 and 285/40 rear, however ... Read More »

Wood nets EPL deal with Burnley

Wood , who played for New Zealand in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa as an 18-year-old, has scored 20 goals in 52 appearances for the All Whites. Now, you might be sat there thinking the last thing Burnley need to be breaking their transfer record for is a big, ugly, entirely unproven striker from the league below and you know what, we might be entirely inclined to agree with you. Read More »

Stenson seizes one-shot lead at Wyndham Championship

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Hearn, the Brantford, Ont., product, finished the Wyndham Championship tied for 64th spot after a final-round 69. Stenson, the 2016 British Open champion and FedEx Cup victor in 2013, had eight birdies in his bogey-free round and could have had another one but missed a 6-foot birdie putt on No. Read More »

Why critics are calling Floyd Mayweather's Las Vegas bout 'a farce'

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Floyd Mayweather's $1bn fight with Conor McGregor is now less than a week away, and the Irishman's odds continue to shorten. Neither Mayweather nor McGregor have been shy in throwing verbal barbs in each other's direction in the build-up, but many experts have questioned the validity of the contest given McGregor is taking part in his first competitive boxing bout. Read More »

Lockdown in French city of Nimes following incident at railway station

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Another security official said police are working to verify whether the incident had any link to the attacks Thursday around Barcelona. It said reports that shots had been fired were incorrect, but police were looking for a second man. While law enforcement agencies at present say the reports were unfounded, one person has been detained for "other reasons" following "suspicious activity". Read More »

Kyle Busch makes it a sweep at Bristol

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The duo led for 416 out of 500 laps, with Jones setting the pace with 260 laps led. "Our auto was really good in race trim", Busch said. Busch won the race on the final 79-lap green-flag run, "Rowdy" crossed the finish line 1.422 seconds ahead of Jones, who continues to impress in his rookie season in the Monster Cup Series. Read More »