• Socceroos thrash Syria at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in World Cup play-off
Socceroos thrash Syria at Sydney's ANZ Stadium in World Cup play-off

Neither side could tip the balance in their favour in normal time, but 37-year-old Cahill ensured Australia's progression with his 50th worldwide goal. Fortunately for him, the negative impact of this gamble was short lived. Tamer Haj Mohamad dispossessed Mark Milligan in midfield and he fed Al Somah, who outpaced the Australian defence a...

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  • Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance
Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

It was about reverting to the style of play that helped them win 52 out of 61 games at one point this summer. The Dodgers would take a 2-0 lead add a run in the fifth inning on a Bellinger solo shot to left center. But the four-time all-star went more than a month without a win around the same time the entire team went almost three weeks with j...

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  • Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year
Dianne Feinstein running for reelection next year

With Feinstein in, the question becomes whether anyone else challenges her, the likeliest being de León, who is termed out of the state Senate and has questioned her calls for patience with President Donald Trump. A Public Policy Institute of California survey released late last month found that roughly half of voters believe Feinstein shouldn'...

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  • Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 3 at Dubai

Karunaratne was unbeaten on a solid 170 for his seventh Test hundred, alongside Niroshan Dickwella on 47 not out, as Sri Lanka added 101 runs after resuming at overnight total of 254-3. But, debutant Sadeera Samarawickrama scored a promising 38 in his first innings and shared a 68-run stand for the second wicket, taking the score to 131-2.

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  • Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA
Day 1, India lose 0-3 to USA

The tournament is being played at six different stadiums in India . In the country's maiden appearance in any World Cup game, India got a taste of the cut-throat world of global football as they were blanked 3-0 by US in the tournament's opening night at a almost packed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

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  • USA to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator
USA to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator

Cell service has mostly been down since Hurricane Maria hit the island. The company deployed balloons to Peru earlier this year after flooding destroyed homes and displaced thousands of people in that country. "This is a temporary fix while we work on laying and splicing miles of fiber, but it will help our customers stay connected with family an...

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  • EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru
EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru

And the scary thing is, they will only get better. The FC crew assess whether Manchester United have actually improved or are benefiting from a favourable run of fixtures. Now, the injured left-back should be concerned whether he'll even get his place back in the team upon recovery. They face World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Argentin...

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  • Hyundai officially hands over cars for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup
Hyundai officially hands over cars for Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup

The players had a feel of the floodlights at the pitch just adjacent to the stadium which will host all of India's three matches on October 6, 9 and 12. Colombia, the first team to arrive in India, were also undergoing a practice session at the same training ground. The other venues for the tournament are Navi Mumbai, Margao in Goa, Guwahati and Ko...

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  • Four killed in attack on Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir
Four killed in attack on Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir

The militants targeted the 182nd Battalion camp of the BSF, which is entrusted with the safeguarding of the airport. Reports said that three armed militants managed to sneak into highly fortified BSF camp at Humhama at around 4:15 in the morning.

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  • New Orleans Saints spoil Jay Ajayi's homecoming - What did we learn?
New Orleans Saints spoil Jay Ajayi's homecoming - What did we learn?

With the total a hair under 50 points, this game has the perception of being a free for all. The Saints will face a pair of NFC North powers in Detroit and Green Bay looming after a bye in Week 5. New Orleans hasn't been dominant on offense, but found a stride over the last two games. He ranks in the top five in the league in yards, touchdown p...

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  • Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United
Mourinho hopes Fellaini recovers in 2 weeks for Man United

Mourinho claimed Fellaini was " lucky " he was not injured for longer, but that he doesn't expect the Belgian global to be out for long, on account of the upcoming worldwide break and his country's qualification for the Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup Russia .

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  • Penn State vs. Iowa 9/23/17
Penn State vs. Iowa 9/23/17

He'll have more chances to prove it, too, especially in what should be back-to-back top-10 showdowns at home against MI on October 21 and on the road at Ohio State on October 28. "We just had to be us", Penn State tackle Ryan Bates said. Penn State in giving up 126 ypg rushing on their end which to a Penn State fan could be concerning.

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  • Clayton Kershaw gives up 1st grand slam, loses to Phillies
Clayton Kershaw gives up 1st grand slam, loses to Phillies

The Phillies are now the only team against which Kershaw is two games under.500 in his career. Three innings later, Hector Neris recovered from a solo home run and buried his Dodger Stadium demons from April and the Phillies held on to a 4-3 victory, arguably the young team's most important of the season.

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  • HBO Boxing: Canelo vs. Golovkin Results
HBO Boxing: Canelo vs. Golovkin Results

His only career defeat came at the hands of Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. This will not be a Mayweather-McGregor match. While Alvarez , 27, has strengthened both his body and skill, Golovkin , 35, has shown some slips. But a win over Golovkin would undoubtedly be Canelo's greatest achievement and arguably the most impressive middleweight feat ...

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  • Real Madrid extend Isco's contract until end of 2022 season
Real Madrid extend Isco's contract until end of 2022 season

According to an official statement from the club, Real Madrid has extended Isco Alarcon's contract. Gareth Bale is jeered by Real Madrid supporters while attending a sponsorship event in the Spanish capital. Bale has just one goal in his first five games across all competitions this campaign, with local pundits calling this the worst...

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  • BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along Jammu border
BSF jawan killed in Pak firing along Jammu border

The Pakistani's troops violated ceasefire by resorting to firing on Indian posts in morning. "The bullet him on the left side of the abdomen and he reached martyrdom during the evacuation", an officer said. Authorities have kept emergency services in readiness to meet any eventuality due to the unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan. Eyewitness...

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  • Asensio happy with Real
Asensio happy with Real

While he had always been regarded as one of Spanish football's most talented young stars, the extent of the impact he has gone on to make in such a short space of time could not have been predicted. No, I would not go to PSG. "We're happy to have Ronaldo back - physically he is very fit and mentally with all that has happened, with all the talk...

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  • Barcelona 5 Espanyol 0 - The Thoughts of Valverde
Barcelona 5 Espanyol 0 - The Thoughts of Valverde

It only took 10 minutes for Messi to bag his second, thanks to an assist from Jordi Alba. With both title rivals Real Madrid and Atletico having dropped points with draws earlier in the day, Barcelona were looking to strike an early blow at the top of the table.

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  • Burnley 27/20 to win against Crystal Palace in Sunday's Premier League clash
Burnley 27/20 to win against Crystal Palace in Sunday's Premier League clash

The arrival of former Ajax coach De Boer as Sam Allardyce's successor was meant to herald an elevation in the quality of the Eagles' playing style, but Palace are now the first top-flight team since the 1924-25 season to lose their first four matches without scoring a goal.

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  • US Open: Kevin Anderson bounces into final
US Open: Kevin Anderson bounces into final

While victories over JC Aragone, Ernests Gulbis, Borna Coric and the unsafe Paolo Lorenzi were all high quality, it was the quarter-finals here he really appeared to hit his stride. Anderson won both his previous meetings against Carreno Busta , including the Montreal Masters last month. Spain's 12th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta , who hasn't d...

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  • Tanner Lee:
Tanner Lee: "I'll continue to work and try to get better".

Then Tanner Lee's pass was intercepted on what would be Nebraska's final drive, and the Ducks held on for a 42-35 home victory on Saturday. "We feel like we've got a pretty good defense", Taggart said. Nebraska coach Mike Riley's top keys to playing well at Oregon: Handling the noisy atmosphere, running the ball and stopping the Ducks' run game. ...

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  • Will Oklahoma vs. Ohio State go over 64.5? 9/7/17
Will Oklahoma vs. Ohio State go over 64.5? 9/7/17

Mayfield is a walk-on, a transfer and a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist. Much like in 2014, it would be a non-conference loss early in the year. Another went for a 5-yard touchdown. "He knows what he has to do to play well". Coach Urban Meyer also defended the fifth-year senior and three-time captain. Meyer said he was satisfied with the progr...

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  • Mbappe reveals why he snubbed Arsenal after meeting Wenger
Mbappe reveals why he snubbed Arsenal after meeting Wenger

When asked about his opinions on Neymar's move to the French capital, the three-time World Cup victor and FIFA Player of the Century said: "At the moment the best player in Brazil is Neymar and I think the move for him was very good because there was huge competition with Messi at Barcelona ".

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  • Florida State QB Francois out for season
Florida State QB Francois out for season

Francois, who started every game for Florida State last season, was one of the main reasons the Seminoles were ranked high to start the season. Harris powered through the middle into the end zone on the next play, and a two-point-conversion pass from Jalen Hurts to Calvin Ridley gave the Crimson Tide a 21-7 with 1:41 remaining in the third.

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  • Trentin Claims His Third Win At The Vuelta A Espana
Trentin Claims His Third Win At The Vuelta A Espana

Adam Yates , the British rider on Orica-Scott, had raised hopes of a stage victory with a solo attack but he was overhauled on the monster 28-kilometre final climb by Lopez and although he tried to fix himself to the Colombian's wheel, he...

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  • Gators tailback Jordan Scarlett among two suspended for opener against MI
Gators tailback Jordan Scarlett among two suspended for opener against MI

Freshman wide receiver James Robinsonwas also suspended after he was cited for marijuana possession earlier this month. That brings to 10 the total number of Florida players suspended for Saturday's game in Arlington, Texas. The Gators now have 10 players suspended for their season opener with MI on Saturday. He previously was suspended for hsi inv...

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  • National Football League cancels Thursday's Texans-Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium
National Football League cancels Thursday's Texans-Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium

According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle , more than 40,000 tickets had been sold for Thursday night's game in the Dallas area. There were discussions on whether to also cancel Thursday night's game between the Baltimore Ravens and New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter, but the Sain...

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  • Nadal, Federer set to pounce at injury-hit US Open
Nadal, Federer set to pounce at injury-hit US Open

Murray suffered the injury in a five-set French Open semi-final loss to Swiss Stan Wawrinka in June. Czech Pliskova opens play on Arthur Ashe Stadium at 16:00 BST against Poland's Magda Linette, followed by Germany's Kerber against Naomi Osaka of Japan.

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  • How the odds have changed for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight
How the odds have changed for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight

In the other corner stands hard-hitting McGregor , a two-time world champion in the octagon making his professional boxing debut who will try to do what a long list of great fighters have been unable to do - stop Mayweather . if there's a.01 chance that something incredible could happen, we need to watch it'". McGregor , a 29-year-old former p...

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  • Jags name Blake Bortles their regular season starter
Jags name Blake Bortles their regular season starter

Following an offseason of optimistic praise from new football tsar Tom Coughlin and coach Doug Marrone , Bortles performed poorly in Jacksonville's first two preseason games. "I think it's a mental thing now". Henne was benched for the rookie after three games in 2014 and has not started a game since. Marrone has not been pleased with what he ...

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  • Giants players not overly concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s ankle
Giants players not overly concerned about Odell Beckham Jr.'s ankle

Citing a source , the network reported that New York's superstar wide receiver potentially could miss up to two weeks of the regular season. Beckham was inside the team facility receiving treatment on the ankle injured during Monday night's 10-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns .

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  • All Blacks down Wallabies in Championship
All Blacks down Wallabies in Championship

Consolation: Kurtley Beale scores on his return to the Australian team. However, things were very different in the final half-hour, Australia restoring a measure of pride with four tries of their own as New Zealand's level dipped.

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  • Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $510 Million; Luzerne County Store Sells $150000 victor
Powerball Jackpot Rolls to $510 Million; Luzerne County Store Sells $150000 victor

There was no $432 million victor in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing but someone in Medford is still a big victor. Two tickets were sold in Marietta, and one ticket was sold in Conyers. It is the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot on record. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win the second prize of at least $1 million. Last wee...

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  • Dana White Makes A Rare Fight Prediction Ahead Of Mayweather/McGregor
Dana White Makes A Rare Fight Prediction Ahead Of Mayweather/McGregor

Boxer Bomber - who succeeded in setting up a fight with British MMA pioneer Michael Bisping on the back of the billion-dollar August 26 show - backs the Money Man . "My whole life has been about boxing and about fitness, and now I'm taking everything I developed and bringing it into the fitness market", said Floyd Mayweather .

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  • US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards
US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards

The decision many tournaments have made to hand Sharapova a wildcard has divided the tennis community, and the tournament is now likely to receive both praise and criticism for handing the Russian her first Grand Slam tournament since her return.

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