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Ariya leads as women take golf stage after 116 years Ariya leads as women take golf stage after 116 years
- September 05, 2016

South Korean Park In-bee has won the gold medal at the first women's golf competition at the Olympics since 1900, bringing home the ninth gold for South Korea at the Rio games. Oh said she is hoping Saturday's forecast bad weather eventuates as that will be her best chance to move up the leaderboard and onto the podium. I gave myself plenty of opportunities, I just didn't hole any and missed one short putt [when she three-putted the 13th]. (more...)
49ers keep roster steady, passing on waiver wire picks
- September 05, 2016

Among the quarterback's most vocal critics have been police officers. I hope Kaepernick will consider financial support for the work of the San Francisco Bay View newspaper and its commitment to keeping the Black community - as well as prisoners and oppressed people throughout the world - informed in print and online. (more...)
Rosberg wins in Italy to cut Hamilton's lead
- September 05, 2016

Hamilton now leads the title race with 250 points ahead of Rosberg on 248. After the stops, Hamilton reduced the gap to 9.1secs by lap 31, with 22 to go, before Rosberg responded and it became clear that Hamilton did not have enough pace while keeping his tyres in shape to catch up before the end of the race. (more...)
Hermine prompts NASCAR to postpone Friday activity
- September 05, 2016

The other victory of 2016 came on Memorial Day weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway . After winning the Daytona 500 to kick of the season, Denny had a relatively quiet year until he won at Watkins Glen in August. On one of the final restarts, the No.78 machine was able to jump out to the race lead. He finished fifteenth in this race previous year but this season since his return from injury we have seen a rejuvenated Tony Stewart and I've got a feeling this race has been marked on his ... (more...)
Matt Shoemaker has small skull fracture after being hit with liner
- September 05, 2016

Pitcher spent night in Seattle hospital to monitor him after a line drive off Kyle Seager's bat hit him in the side of the head. Shoemaker left the game. In 15 games against the Mariners this season, Trout is hitting.353 with seven home runs, two triples, two doubles and 17 RBIs, with 17 runs scored. (more...)
Mets go for a Big Apple sweep of the Phillies
- September 05, 2016

Wilmer Flores pinch-ran for Cabrera and scored on Granderson's sacrifice fly before remaining in the game at third base. No matter who was on the mound, the Mets were hitting home runs en route to their second straight rout over the Phils. (more...)
American teen Donaldson upsets Goffin at US Open
- September 05, 2016

He served better. He won the first set. Serena Williams' serve was in fine form in a routine first-round win over Ekaterina Makarova at the U.S. Open. Open. "It all depends on my physically, on my body, on my game", he said. Due to a succession of wrist injuries, 2009 US Open champion Del Potro had not played at Flushing Meadows since losing to Lleyton Hewitt three years ago, but that all changed on Tuesday. (more...)
Patriots lose to Giants 17-9 as both wrap up preseason Patriots lose to Giants 17-9 as both wrap up preseason
- September 05, 2016

He completed 16-of-26 passes for 166 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. "I'm not going to lie, it's like one of your buddies going to jail", Julian Edelman said Sunday, via ESPN . Giants: Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr., Olivier Vernon, Jason Pierre-Paul, Damon Harrison, Johnathan Hankins, Janoris Jenkins, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Weston Richburg. (more...)
Bears plan to release longtime kicker Gould Bears plan to release longtime kicker Gould
- September 05, 2016

Robbie Gould will no longer be a Bear after spending 11 seasons with the team, setting franchise records for both total field goals made and overall accuracy. Unfortunately for Gould, his performance hit a snag in the past two seasons. Though, to be fair to Gould, he also drilled a game-winning 49-yarder against the Raiders. (more...)
Allardyce beams at ´absolutely outstanding´ victory over 10-man Slovakia Allardyce beams at ´absolutely outstanding´ victory over 10-man Slovakia
- September 05, 2016

England won courtesy of a last-minute goal from Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, but the post-match talk centred on Rooney's position. Check out our gallery above for more . Having made two massive assumptions that England will qualify, which they should, and that he'll be a consistent part of the squad between now and Russian Federation in two years time, he's already put himself under the spotlight more than he needed to. (more...)
Saban not speculating about Alabama's fresh QBs after opener
- September 05, 2016

The Irish (0-1) sent the game into overtime when Jarron Jones blocked Texas' Trent Domingue's extra-point kick attempt after a 19-yard touchdown run by D'Onta Foreman and it was returned 88 yards for a two points by Shaun Crawford. Sanders to send the game to a second overtime. Cooper Bateman, the sophomore who started a game last season, completed his only pass for 5 yards and was sacked while playing Bama's final offensive series. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Arrieta Vs Bumgarner; Kershaw Makes Rehab Start LEADING OFF: Arrieta Vs Bumgarner; Kershaw Makes Rehab Start
- September 05, 2016

Eduardo Nuñez made it 2-0 in the fourth with a single to right that brought Joe Panik in. Chicago had won five straight overall. Dexter Fowler would bunt over Rizzo, but he was stealing at the same time. They remained atop a tight pack in the NL wild card playoff chase. Like a lot of teams, the Nationals came out running on Syndergaard (12-8), swiping four bases in the early innings. (more...)
Poor pit stops cost Harvick Darlington win
- September 05, 2016

Nearly all of the cars in the field Sunday night will race with a special throwback graphic scheme honoring some of NASCAR's greats and the television broadcast will have an old school look featuring some of the legendary announcers from the past. (more...)
Earnhardt Jr. said lingering symptoms kept him from racing
- September 05, 2016

Earnhardt last raced in Kentucky in July, missing the past five races. Earnhardt acknowledged the difficulty seeing others in his seat or going to debriefing meetings at the race shop. "My heart wants me to continue". Of course, Hendrick Motorsports wants him to return when he is best suited to buckle back in for an extended period of time, rather than one individual race. (more...)
Dale Steyn rips through New Zealand order as South Africa seal victory
- September 05, 2016

JP Duminy, 67 not out overnight, made 88 off 158 balls, with 13 fours, before he was caught behind off Tim Southee, getting a faint edge to an attempted pull against a bouncer. New Zealand is seeking its first Test series win in South Africa . John Reid had made 142 in New Zealand's second innings of the Johannesburg Test. (more...)
F1: Rosberg wins at Spa after chaotic start to Belgian Grand Prix
- September 05, 2016

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen, who had fallen one lap behind the leaders after the opening lap tangle, was ninth with Red Bull's Verstappen finishing a disappointing 11th. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo split the Mercedes drivers following another exemplary performance. "If we have a clean race, and don't get held up by anyone who shouldn't be in front of us, I don't think we'll see Lewis in the mirrors", Ricciardo told reporters at Spa. (more...)
Broncos cut QB Sanchez, save $3.5M
- September 05, 2016

The next time Mark Sanchez fumbles the ball it could be as the quarterback of America's Team. As ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported , the Broncos released Sanchez, which means they failed to find a trade partner. In Elway's eyes, it's so far, so good for the progress of rookie quarterback Paxton Lynch, who ended up seeing almost two and a half full games of preseason work. (more...)
Snubbed Knox admits Ryder Cup will be hard to watch
- September 05, 2016

That points towards the likes of Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer , who finished 13th and 14th on the world points list respectively, or perhaps even Francesco Molinari , Graeme McDowell or Luke Donald, who were 18th, 19th and 21st. That made Pieters an irresistable choice for the captain, but Knox insists he does not believe it was a mistake not to make that last ditch attempt to qualify for the team automatically. (more...)
Paul Casey Eagles 18th for 3-Shot Lead at Deutsche Bank
- September 05, 2016

He had 232 yards to the hole with the wind c