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Mariners and Royals postponed Mariners and Royals postponed
- August 07, 2017

Rookie pitcher Jakob Junis pitched eight innings of one-run ball helping the Kansas City Royals to a 9-1 win over the Seattle Mariners to earn a doubleheader split and a split of the four-game series. However, the Royals have not yet announced whether Duffy will start the matinee or the nightcap. He gave up five runs in 3 1/3 innings. The veteran right-hander was making his seventh appearance as a member of the Mariners on Sunday, entering the outing 3-5 with a 3.35 ERA and 62 strikeouts ... (more...)
Alexander Zverev takes Citi Open for fourth ATP Tour title of 2017 Alexander Zverev takes Citi Open for fourth ATP Tour title of 2017
- August 07, 2017

It will be interesting to see how the next little while progresses. "At some stage I want to win those kind of matches and get further in Grand Slams. Makarova hadn't won a title since 2014 in Pattaya City. Goerges was seeking her first title in six years. "I've been training in D.C. all summer", Brogdon said. (more...)
Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post Little League softball team disqualified for Snapchat post
- August 07, 2017

The team's behavior was "inappropriate", Little League spokesman Kevin Fountain said, adding that it violated the organization's policies, "regarding unsportsmanlike conduct, inappropriate use of social media, and the high standard that Little League International holds for all its participants". (more...)
Busch Spins And Wins in Xfinity Action at The Glen Busch Spins And Wins in Xfinity Action at The Glen
- August 07, 2017

You've just got to listen to your crew chief", Truex said. With pit strategy shuffling the field in all three stages, it was contact with Brad Keselowski that ended Busch's chances at victory. Junior fell out with a mechanical issue in his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet after 22 laps, relegating him to last in the 37-car field. Elliott, Larson, Jones, Keeslowski McMurray, Logano, Suarez and Kenseth rounded out the top 10. (more...)
BBCI: Australia 'golden girl' Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79 BBCI: Australia 'golden girl' Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79
- August 07, 2017

She suffered a hamstring injury at the Rome Games four years later and briefly retired, before being coaxed back to the track to win the 400m at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo. Do you remember when Betty Cuthbert won gold? It was this faith that kept her going for so long and through the most hard times. Swimmer Ian Thorpe is the only Australian to claim more Olympic gold medals, with five. (more...)
Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award Messi, Ronaldo, Dybala Headline UEFA Best Player Award
- August 07, 2017

The midfield category is dominated by Real Madrid after their Champions League and La Liga exploits last season, with Toni Kroos , Luka Modric and Casemiro battling for the top honour. "I left Porto and two months later I was facing them in the Champions League", he told UEFA.com. The three-player shortlist for this award all come from Manchester United . (more...)
Bowie wins women's 100m world title, Thompson flops Bowie wins women's 100m world title, Thompson flops
- August 07, 2017

But the big-striding American made up a huge amount of ground and timed her dip perfectly to win in 10.85 seconds, one hundredth of a second ahead of Ta Lou. Twenty-four hours after the fireworks of the men's 100m final when Usain Bolt was upstaged by arch-rival Justin Gatin, Bowie ensured the US team made it 2-0 in the sprint stakes over Jamaica on day three of the championships. (more...)
Gutsy Kim holds on to win first major at British Open Gutsy Kim holds on to win first major at British Open
- August 07, 2017

Moriya Jutanugarn, who was at tied second at the start of the final round, had to bear with a disappointing 74 and a total 8-under-par-280 to finish at joint 16th, which was the best among Thais. counterpart, Juli Inkster, both finalising their line-ups straight after the final round in this event. There was another anxious moment on the short 12th where her tee-shot flirted dangerously with the bunker only to come to rest on the edge of it. (more...)
Clippers center Willie Reed arrested on suspicion of domestic violence Clippers center Willie Reed arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
- August 07, 2017

She then left the apartment and asked the lobby concierge to call police. Jasmine was able to retrieve their younger son and headed for the elevator when Willie Reed grabbed her hair and ordered her to put their son down. After seeking more lucrative deals as a free agent this summer, the 27-year-old Reed agreed to a minimum contract with the Clips last month and signed his one-year, $1.5 million deal on Thursday, just before coach Doc Rivers was relieved of his duties as president of ... (more...)
Atlanta Falcons suspend Jalen Collins for first 10 games of regular season Atlanta Falcons suspend Jalen Collins for first 10 games of regular season
- August 07, 2017

The cornerback was suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season due to a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy, and has admitted to failing multiple drug tests during his time at LSU. Collins was considered a first-round talent entering the 2015 National Football League draft, but he slipped to No. 42 overall after admitting to failing multiple drug tests at LSU as a result of his marijuana use. (more...)
Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4 Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4
- August 07, 2017

The Dodgers are looking for yet another sweep of the Mets on Sunday night, as they will be looking to add to their 6-0 record against them this season, including the 4-0 record that they have against the Mets at Dodgers Stadium in 2017. (more...)
Travis Shaw (neck) is out of the Brewers' Sunday lineup Travis Shaw (neck) is out of the Brewers' Sunday lineup
- August 06, 2017

In his past two starts combined, he's got four earned on 10 hits in 13.0 innings. Steven Souza Jr. homered off Milwaukee reliever Jacob Barnes leading off the ninth inning Sunday to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win over the Brewers. (more...)
Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco' Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco'
- August 06, 2017

The bookies are starting to get anxious as the odds for Mayweather to win have gone from 8:1 down to 4:1. "With this weight of support it's very possible we will see our largest sporting liability ever on a single selection". Malignaggi insists he was pushed, and wants video of the session to be released to show what he says is the full story. He added via a statement: "I just wanted to clear the air". (more...)
Usain Bolt plays second fiddle as crowd come to cheer Mo Farah Usain Bolt plays second fiddle as crowd come to cheer Mo Farah
- August 06, 2017

He won 5,000 and 10,000 gold in 2013 and 2015. Earlier in the race Farah had got a boisterous crowd even further wound up when he gestured to the masses for more noise, waving his arms in the air as he rounded several runners on the outside and made his first move up the field. (more...)
Serena Williams Celebrates '50s-Themed Baby Shower With Star-Studded Party Serena Williams Celebrates '50s-Themed Baby Shower With Star-Studded Party
- August 06, 2017

Serena Williams and her celebrity pals decided the best place to throw the tennis star a baby shower was back in the 1950s. The heavily pregnant sportswoman wore a bright yellow skater skirt and a black top, with her hair scraped up in a top knot and wrapped in a red scarf. (more...)
Wenger urges fans to back Arsenal after Wembley win Wenger urges fans to back Arsenal after Wembley win
- August 06, 2017

The Blues have now lost to Arsenal in their last two visits to Wembley after they were beaten by the Gunners in the FA Cup final back in May. They have the same potential as last season when they were prepared [had a squad big enough] to play in the League, Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup. (more...)
Arsene Wenger suggests Manchester United don't deserve CL spot Arsene Wenger suggests Manchester United don't deserve CL spot
- August 06, 2017

The former Barcelona man has been repeatedly linked with a move away, with Manchester City willing to pay him £320,000 a week . The Chilean was in fantastic form for the Gunners last season , scoring 30 goals and assisting a further 19 strikes in all competitions. (more...)
Garbine Muguruza Marches on in Stanford Garbine Muguruza Marches on in Stanford
- August 06, 2017

She returned in May at the French Open, losing in the second round. Kvitova started the match serving but that decision backfired as she faced some early jitters, hitting a couple of unforced errors which resulted in a break to love for Bellis, who jumped off to an early lead. (more...)
49ers LB Malcolm Smith suffers chest injury 49ers LB Malcolm Smith suffers chest injury
- August 06, 2017

Fantasy Impact Smith was primed for a solid IDP season playing behind a massive line in front of him and playing next to an all-pro in NaVorro Bowman to attract all the attention off of him. Also listed on the injury report was linebacker Malcolm Smith. "Reuben will definitely come downhill and smack you", Bowman said. Without him, the job will either go to veteran Ray-Ray Armstrong or rookie Reuben Foster . (more...)
Jadeja five-for gives India series victory Jadeja five-for gives India series victory
- August 06, 2017

He further added, "We are playing Tests at worldwide level and we expect teams to play like ( Sri Lanka did)". Following on Day Four at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), Sri Lanka came out with a spirited performance and showed some signs of promise in their second innings. (more...)