Cubs fan keeps World Series promise to late father

So the 68-year-old drove from his home in Wake County to Greenwood, Indiana where his father is buried. As he sat in the dark Wednesday night, Williams shined a light on his father's marker as he listened to the broadcast. His father, a Navy vetera... More..

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Why North Carolina is so important in 2016
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Why North Carolina is so important in 2016

However, there's some good news for Republicans: As more ballots are counted, the size of the Democratic lead is shrinking - with the party's advantage remaining at about 24,000 votes for the past week. The pit...More..

by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

Doug Pederson Wants Eagles To Be More 'Aggressive' After Loss

Prescott no longer had his security blanket. What was Schwartz's explanation for the two drives that cost the Eagles a share of first place in the NFC East? Owner Jerry Jones has been hesitant on naming Pre...More..

Clattenburg to officiate in Arsenal-Tottenham EPL tie
by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Clattenburg to officiate in Arsenal-Tottenham EPL tie

Mourinho was furious with Clattenburg after he didn't award a penalty following Jon Flanagan's challenge on Matteo Darmian. And now he could be hit with a stadium ban following his altercation with referee Ma...More..

Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; U.Va. 8th
by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Duke runaway No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25; U.Va. 8th

Of the ranked Big 12 teams, only Kansas is experienced with preseason all-conference veterans like guards Frank Mason and Devonte' Graham. You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the si...More..

by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo returns to practice

Tony Romo was back at practice in limited fashion Thursday for Dallas, which went into last week's bye off a pair of impressive 14-point victories over Cincinnati and Green Bay, both playoff teams last sea...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Gordon has big day, doesn't get ball late in 27-19 loss

Almost 10 years later, the Super Bowl is still on hold. With every passing year, the odds of Rivers doing what Fouts couldn't - namely, take the Chargers to the Super Bowl, grow longer. Rivers said he's "fire...More..

Bradley still seeking 1st win as Swansea loses at Stoke
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Bradley still seeking 1st win as Swansea loses at Stoke

I don't think those things have changed. Usually it's quite amusing. "Once he does that he could well be a little bit like myself". "They feel good about training". Stoke City entertain Swansea City in the te...More..

Penn State-Purdue Preview Capsule
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Penn State-Purdue Preview Capsule

Barkley extended the Penn State lead to 48-24 with 13:56 remaining on a career-best 81-yard run along the right sideline. Before considering they'd need No. McSorley was just 8-of-23 against the Buckeyes, b...More..

Patriots trade LB Jamie Collins to Browns for compensatory third-round pick
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Patriots trade LB Jamie Collins to Browns for compensatory third-round pick

The trade is for a third-round compensatory pick if the Browns are awarded one, a source told ESPN's Pat McManamon. Collins returned to the field on Sunday against the Bills after missing Week 6 with a hip in...More..

Hamilton wins in Mexico City
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Hamilton wins in Mexico City

That elevated Vettel to third , and the German driver celebrated on the podium despite still being under investigation for the Ricciardo moment. "He (Verstappen) is a --", Vettel yelled over the team radio...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Attorney: Cocaine was out of character for Jose Fernandez

It's unclear whether Fernandez-who had a blood-alcohol level of 0.147, considerably above Florida's legal limit of 0.08- was operating the boat during the crash. The toxicology reports were released following a...More..

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck facing major turning point this season
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Indianapolis Colts: Andrew Luck facing major turning point this season

In the first half, a hit to his upper body sent Smith off for a concussion examination that he passed. After the game, Geathers described the play in detail and insisted the blow was not intentional before go...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Wallabies hit out at 'clowns' jibe after All Blacks defeat

We had to dig deep. Cheika has kept the All Blacks guessing, delaying his team naming until the eve of the final trans-Tasman showdown of the year. New Zealand hooker Dane Coles warned if there is any ni...More..

Guardiola issues emphatic response to Aguero, Kompany reports
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Guardiola issues emphatic response to Aguero, Kompany reports

Guardiola selected 19-year-old right-back Pablo Maffeo ahead of Kompany, and when asked about that decision, Kevin De Bruyne said, "That's Pep's choice". "I'm sorry but when Sergio decides to leave Manchester...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Vincent Janssen confident goals will flow despite poor run at Tottenham

He was expected to play a supporting role to Harry Kane this campaign but, following a long-term injury the England global, Janssen has found himself leading the line on a number of occasions for Spurs this sea...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Titans breeze past Jaguars 36-22 to reach 4-4 for season

The Titans are 3-8 in home games started by Mariota, a second-year pro out of Oregon. To date, he's been their workhorse back with 756 yards and six touchdowns rushing the ball. Tennessee ended up coasting to a...More..

Virginia Tech Hokies defeat Pittsburgh, seize commanding lead in the ACC Coastal
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Virginia Tech Hokies defeat Pittsburgh, seize commanding lead in the ACC Coastal

If he keeps up his current pace, Evans is on track to have one of the greatest seasons ever by a Virginia Tech quarterback. It's not entirely shocking to see a Virginia Tech quarterback put up these numbe...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

WADA cites near collapse of anti-doping program at Rio Games

The early December report will arrive a little over three months after the International Olympic Committee blamed WADA for the uncertainty surrounding Russian athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Games. Even when the...More..

Martin Voted to Academic All-District Team
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Martin Voted to Academic All-District Team

The Calvin women's soccer team is now 10-7-1 overall and in third place in the MIAA standings with a 9-4-1 conference mark. Herr, Centala and the Spartans will conclude the regular season on Sunday, Oct. This...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Texans' Johnson out indefinitely with foot injury

Miller finished with 149 yards rushing and a touchdown on 24 attempts. Johnson, Houston's first-round pick (No. 16 overall) past year out of Wake Forest, has cemented himself into the Texans starting line...More..

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 over Texans
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Anderson, Booker ignite Broncos in 27-9 over Texans

It was an ugly return to Denver for former Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler, who completed 22 of 41 passes for just 131 yards in a loss. Fan falls 30-50 feet while leaving Denver Broncos game A fan was ...More..

Fox's Megyn Kelly to guest-host 'Live' day after election
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Fox's Megyn Kelly to guest-host 'Live' day after election

Said Gingrich , "and you too". "As a media story, we don't get to say the ten women are lying", Kelly told Gingrich . She ended the segment by telling her fellow Fox alumni that he has "anger issues". was...More..

Manchester United Had Doubts Over Signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Manchester United Had Doubts Over Signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan

With United's form not being very impressive at the moment, it is obvious that Mourinho is yet to find his strongest playing XI. He has started just one game for United so-far, against Manchester City in Se...More..

CJ Anderson (knee) out a 'few weeks'
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

CJ Anderson (knee) out a 'few weeks'

A few plays later, fantasy owners breathed a sigh of relief when Anderson re-entered the game and scored a touchdown on the same possession. His role in the offense appeared to be spelling Anderson when he was ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Jets' Smith has torn ACL in knee, Fitzpatrick back at QB

Fitzpatrick has thrown an NFL-high 11 interceptions against six touchdown passes this year with a 57.4% completion rate. The quarterback had completed four out of eight passes for 95 yards and a touchdown bef...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Former Indians players to handle World Series first pitches

Manager Terry Francona says he expects Kipnis will be OK to play in Game 1 . Schwarber would primarily be available as a designated hitter. "Hopefully we'll be good to go by tomorrow night". "I hope they can -...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Chicago Cubs defeat Los Angeles Dodgers, advance to World Series

They stuck together. It looks like they have a great time together. "This city deserves it so much", Rizzo said . Maddon and his players have already etched their place in Cubs lore, though four more wins ...More..

Dez Bryant expected to play against Eagles on Sunday
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Dez Bryant expected to play against Eagles on Sunday

Dallas has been rolling with their two star rookies, Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, and have the best rushing attack in the league, averaging just over 160 rushing yards per game. Ezekiel Elliot can...More..

NLCS: Arrieta's workload is a payoff for the playoffs
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

NLCS: Arrieta's workload is a payoff for the playoffs

Game 3 of the NLCS will be on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. So much for October closer. He worked a scoreless eighth and returned to the mound in the ninth, but after issuing back-to-back o...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Leeds rely on Marco Silvestri heroics to send Norwich City crashing out

Norwich led through Alex Pritchard's far-post header but Leeds equalised with Marcus Antonsson's tap-in. Leeds had to play the whole of extra-time with 10 men as right-back Lewie Coyle limped off after b...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series

It was an unforgettable scene - players mobbing each other, strangers hugging strangers, fans partying on Addison Street, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder drinking beers and looking as emotional as he ever has d...More..

Harbaugh learns from botched punt vs. MSU last year
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Harbaugh learns from botched punt vs. MSU last year

Two days later, the coach was still peeved about what he believed to be a blown call. There were times, probably, when there were six freshmen, or so, on the field on defense, but you've got to play through tha...More..

Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

It's been 68 years since the Indians last won the Series and 108 years since the Cubs were baseball's champions. We'll find out soon enough if Lee's prophecy comes true. "Way to call it Mike", Meza said in th...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Chargers beat Falcons 33-30 in OT on Lambo's 42-yard FG

The Falcons followed it with another pass, caught by Julio Jones, that would give Matt Bryant a 58-yard field goal attempt and miss, with one second left in the fourth quarter. Ryan came into the game tied w...More..

Crutchlow wins at Phillip Island after Marquez crash
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Crutchlow wins at Phillip Island after Marquez crash

Quartararo was unable to repeat his heroics from the earlier start, while further casualties included Honda's Jorge Navarro after a touch from Bo Bendsneyder (KTM), and Turn 4 crasher Niccolo Antonelli (Honda)....More..

Fournette sets LSU record, Tigers top Ole Miss, 38-21
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Fournette sets LSU record, Tigers top Ole Miss, 38-21

The victory puts LSU (5-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) at 3-0 under interim coach Ed Orgeron, who replaced Les Miles four games into the season. The running back, with just a few minutes gone by in the thi...More..

Itoje ruled out for six weeks
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Itoje ruled out for six weeks

Itoje received his first call-up to the senior England squad by new coach Eddie Jones on 13 January 2016 for the Six Nations Championship. The 21-year-old was replaced in the 46th minute of the Champions Cu...More..

Guardiola pleads patience for injury ravaged Kompany
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Guardiola pleads patience for injury ravaged Kompany

Bravo's dismissal came after an attempt to build an attack from the back went awry and prompted fresh questions over Guardiola's commitment to a passing style of play, with Premier League leaders City winless i...More..

Germany's Angelique Kerber looks to end year on a high
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Germany's Angelique Kerber looks to end year on a high

The last American outside of a Williams at the finals was Lindsay Davenport, a former coach to Keys, in 2005. Kusnetsova will qualify for the seaosn-ending championships if she beats Australian world number 4...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Sturridge dropped for West Brom visit

Sturridge. Goal. Oh No!' There are moments when you think he should score and he doesn't but you have to carry on. "If they can take them, they will win". It was a good performance against a team like this, the...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Ricciardo happy to be world title 'king-maker'

The Dutchman posted a best lap of one minute and 36.766 seconds to finish ahead of his Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen in third. It has been many years of trying. "I could hear...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Scott eyes fast start to new US PGA season

Counting this round, Casey is 65 under in his last five tournaments. "The season has been good for me so far and this is a reward for all my hard work". The only thing missing was a birdie at the easiest hole...More..

Bumgarner's arm, Gillaspie's homer lift Giants past Mets
by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Bumgarner's arm, Gillaspie's homer lift Giants past Mets

In a one-game playoff against the San Francisco Giants, with the victor moving on to the NLDS to face the Chicago Cubs, Syndergaard pitched seven shutout innings, allowing two hits, walking three and striking o...More..

by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Ohio State road warriors

Barrett's pair of rushing touchdowns gave the Buckeyes their first lead of the game at 20-16. As long as Ohio State doesn't lose to MI at the end of the season, the Buckeyes will remain in playoff contention,...More..

by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Robin van Persie describes Manchester United's Old Trafford as "home"

The Turkish team are billed to take on Manchester United , in a Europa League Group A fixture. I don't really follow the daily opinions in the papers or social media because to me if you start doing that I don...More..

Mourinho Happy With Anfield Goalless Draw
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Mourinho Happy With Anfield Goalless Draw

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been contacted by the FA for his observations on his comments about referee Anthony Taylor prior to the draw at Liverpool. The centre-back felt "pretty comfortable" u...More..

Man City profits up, in 'critical new phase' under Guardiola
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Man City profits up, in 'critical new phase' under Guardiola

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique expects Manchester City to be formidable Champions League opponents with Pep Guardiola in charge. That streak, though, was snapped on their first trip in the Champions League p...More..

by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Neymar poised to sign new Barca contract

Barcelona and Mascherano had made the announcement of the agreement in July. "The act to officialise Neymar's contract renewal will take place on October 21 at the club's offices at 3pm". His current deal ...More..

Governor signs bill clearing way for National Football League stadium in Vegas
by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Governor signs bill clearing way for National Football League stadium in Vegas

Davis was in Vegas on Monday to officially sign the new stadium bill with Nevada governor Brian Sandoval. The stadium funding will come from a 0.88 percent increase in the room tax on the Las Vegas Strip whil...More..