Halep cruises to win over Keys in opening WTA Finals match

In the second set I got into the match bit better. Halep has terrific balance and variety, but her serve doesn't measure up to the bigger hitters, like Pliskova and Garbine Mugruza. Halep did, but it wasn't enough as Kerber closed out the match on her third match point. "It was better that I knew her". "I definitely think there were some nerves", Keys said. Read More

Chicago Cubs take fans on an emotional ride this postseason

Chicago Cubs take fans on an emotional ride this postseason

CHICAGO (AP ) - So much for October closer. It was the one knock in the otherwise brilliant pitching career of Clayton Kershaw . He struck out pinch hitter Miguel Montero , who supplied Saturday's heroics with an eighth-inning grand slam home run, and struck out two more in a flawless ninth against the top of the Cubs order for his third postseason save. Read More

Overjoyed Chicago Cubs fans turn attention to World Series

When you trace your last World Series appearance to 1945 and your last championship to 1908, you're entitled to keep it going longer than the norm. Cub fans with tickets who have waited their whole lives for this chance aren't willing to sell, even with the potential windfall. Read More

Harbaugh still stewing over 'worst call in game of football'

Harbaugh still stewing over 'worst call in game of football'

He's as tough as they come. Two days later, Harbaugh was still stewing about it. "Right now, it's Monday, we're trying to figure out how to move the ball, get first downs, stop their running game, stop their passing game", he added. Bullough was flagged for a late hit out of bounds, then roughing the passer as he hit Maryland quarterback Perry Hills after he'd already thrown the ball. Read More

Student predicted 2016 Cubs World Series win in 1993

Student predicted 2016 Cubs World Series win in 1993

But if the Cubs lose, prolonging the longest World Series title drought - by far - in Major League Baseball history? And it has. The photo is quickly making the rounds on social media, even being noticed by FOX Sports. Lee has garnered a decent level of fame since the story broke on Tuesday, Oct. 25 - the first day of the 2016 World Series between the Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Read More

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

A year ago against the San Francisco 49ers he made a decision to kick a field goal on fourth-and-goal at the 1-yard line late in the game with Atlanta trailing 17-13. The Jaguars (2-4), meanwhile, dropped a third consecutive at EverBank Field and added more speculation about the future of Coach Gus Bradley. Chargers cornerback Steve Williams appeared to do the same thing, grabbing Jones' arm as the wideout faced the ball to try to make a big play. Read More

Crutchlow fastest as rain ruins practice

Crutchlow fastest as rain ruins practice

The fight for P2 between Crutchlow and Aleix Espargaro ( Team Suzuki Ecstar ) saw the Brit emerge on top, as Rossi was charging through the field - picking off Pol Espargaro and Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) as the rider from Tavullia entered podium contention, then setting his sights on Aleix Espargaro and soon getting past. Read More

LSU's Fournette to return, start vs. Ole Miss

LSU's Fournette to return, start vs. Ole Miss

The running back, with just a few minutes gone by in the third quarter, had seven carries for nearly 249 yards, including touchdown runs of 59, 76 and 78 yards. I think that's what it comes from. "But when Neymar's dad told me about Barca I told him to have no doubts and to go to Barca", he added. Well, you can knock me over with a feather, as that thought-process has gone out the window watching high-powered physical outfits start to lean on zone principles and make it look physical- namely ... Read More

Itoje ruled out for six weeks

Itoje ruled out for six weeks

Saracens said he would also need to see a specialist. SARACENS STAR Maro Itoje is likely to miss England's autumn Tests with a broken a hand. "What's now important for Maro is his recovery, and we look forward to his return later this season", Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall said on the club website on Monday. Read More

Pep Guardiola takes cautious approach with Vincent Kompany

Pep Guardiola takes cautious approach with Vincent Kompany

That led to further questioning of the tactics Guardiola chose to deploy and the side he selected. "We will see but I think when he is trying to play one game and after another one he will take a lot of confidence and maybe he will be able to play more games". Read More

No Serena, so who wins WTA Finals?

No Serena, so who wins WTA Finals?

Prior to 2016, the 28-year-old from Bremen was a respected professional on the circuit and a regular victor on the WTA Tour yet despite her incredible athleticism and retrieving skills, Kerber's mental fragility could be exploited by the very best. Read More

Klopp backs goal-shy Sturridge

Sturridge. Goal. Oh No!' There are moments when you think he should score and he doesn't but you have to carry on. This reaction to a point against West Brom was derided by critics, yet Klopp insisted that was merely a outcome of his admiration for every team in the Premier League. Read More

Hamilton beats Rosberg to Austin pole

World champion Lewis Hamilton enjoyed the ideal start to his United States Grand Prix weekend as he topped the order in opening practice in Austin on Friday. Hamilton also confirmed with a smile that he had enjoyed the chance to be the first F1 racing driver to appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the American chat show. Read More

Rodgers throws 3 TD passes, Packers beat Bears 26-10

Hoyer was sandwiched by Julius Peppers and Clay Matthewson during a pass attempt with 10:03 left in the third quarter. Every week I'll share four observations the day after the Packers' game. It looked like he could have dove over the top for a touchdown, but not being a natural running back perhaps this was not a natural instinct. - What's going on with returning kicks which go into the end zone? I've been itching to get in the game, be a part of the team which I was in Kansas City. Read More

Guardiola sets the record straight on City untouchables

Kompany has struggled with injuries in recent seasons while Aguero has often been linked with a return to Spain's La Liga. Responding to the uncertainty surrounding Aguero and Kompany, Guardiola said: "Out of my plans?" Meanwhile, Sergio Aguero was controversially left on the bench for the game, and captain Vincent Kompany was absent from the squad entirely. Read More

Koeman: Stekelenburg Was At His Best

Koeman: Stekelenburg Was At His Best

City have now missed four of their eight penalties this season. England worldwide Alli, however, ensured Spurs remained unbeaten after the opening eight league matches of the season for the first time since 1990. Koeman's faith in Stekelenburg was firmly rewarded on Saturday though when he saved two penalties at Manchester City and the Netherlands worldwide hopes he can produce more man of the match performances while at Everton . Read More

Cardinals climb back to .500, Jets in freefall

As players, we've got to do a better job". After the game, Johnson hedged a bit when asked by ESPN's Steve Levy if the win was a season-saver for the Cardinals . But what did we learn in the Cardinals' win on Monday? "I take great pride in that phase of raising young coaches", Arians said. The offensive line did a poor job on Monday night, but throughout the season they have been pretty good in pass protection. Read More

Rams Hope To Bounce Back In London

Rams Hope To Bounce Back In London

If not for Jenkins, the Giants' passing defense would likely be struggling again this season. The Rams and Giants have played each other 42 times, including two times in the postseason. "We got back into the feel of things, and to be back here on the grass feels good". "That's definitely something that I want to take pride in. He has been fun to watch". Read More

Nadal puts end to 2016 season because of left wrist injury

Rafael Nadal has been forced to end his 2016 season early as he continues to recover from a wrist injury. "Federer said" Up to now I don't have an academy like this" he appreciated the idea.He also appreciated nadal that "I've never seen someone with this much power and top spin and intensity, coming into tennis". Read More

Josh Brown: NFL reopens domestic violence investigation

Josh Brown: NFL reopens domestic violence investigation

Ostrum. Mara also said he was aware of an incident at the Pro Bowl in Hawaii in January, when National Football League security had to move Brown's wife, Molly, and the couple's children to a different hotel room after Josh Brown showed up drunk at her room and was pounding on her door to let him in. Read More