Toronto Blue Jays to sign Kendrys Morales: end of an era?

Toronto Blue Jays to sign Kendrys Morales: end of an era?

The 33-year-old Encarnacion ranks second in the majors in homers (193) and RBI (550) since the 2012 season, and sixth in OPS (.912) over that span. Morales will get three years, $33 million, according to Fox Sports . Atkins is acting proactively to sign a free agent early in the market to a reasonable, affordable contract. Kinzer noted that Encarnacion will weigh matters beyond the pure contract and that "there's a short list of where he would go to". Read More

Percent Rise in Indian Students in US

Percent Rise in Indian Students in US

The number of worldwide students in USA colleges and universities grew by 7.1%, topping one million in the 2015-16 academic year, according to new federal data released Monday. It finds the number of global students grew by just over 7 percent from the previous year to 1,043,839 in 2015-16, the most current year available. "The university is a place where value is placed on inclusivity and success of all of our students", Holly Singh, senior director of the International Scholars and ... Read More

Dwyane Wade leads the Bulls to a win in his Miami return

Heat fans welcomed Dwyane Wade back to Miami with a huge applause on Thursday night. In the end, though, it was Wade who had the last laugh, burying a pair of free throws with 13.7 seconds left to push Chicago's lead from two to four points, ensuring he would leave American Airlines Arena like he had so many times before - as the victor. Read More

Cleveland Browns Embarrass Themselves on Very First Play of the Game

Jackson thought it was a chance to get a win and turned to McCown despite Kessler giving the Browns a 7-6 halftime lead. This is our reality so we have to fight our way out of it. We'll follow the old saying save the best for last, or in this case the good will come up last. "I'm going to try something and I will continue to try". Read More

Titans QB Marcus Mariota expected to practice, play despite ankle injury

I know the Packers are out of sorts, but this was a big step for the franchise today. A subdued Packers team for most of the game dropped to 4-4 and into third place in the NFC North. Polls show it might not get 50 per cent. Team chairman Dean Spanos will then have to decide whether to negotiate a new deal with Mayor Kevin Faulconer or move to L.A. Read More

Ronaldo scores twice, misses penalty in Portugal win

He had the chance to double his tally just before the hour mark with another spot kick, but could only find the inside of the post as the ball bounced on to the goalkeeper and away to safety. With Portugal's win over Latvia, they sit three points back from Switzerland in Group B of UEFA World Cup qualifying as the Swiss team continued their flawless run on Sunday. Read More

Antonio Valencia keeping fuelled ahead of Man Utd comeback

However, with the history of players moving from United to Liverpool non-existent in modern times, it seems highly unlikely Mourinho would sanction the sale to their bitter rivals. The England centre back joins two more of United´s first choice defence, Antonio Valencia and Eric Bailly, in the treatment room so even though Arsenal´s injury list is longer I think that our situation is better. Read More

Sam Darnold leads USC to 26-13 upset of No. 4 Washington

First of all, USC would need to beat UCLA next week. 'Helton is in over his head, ' was the critique. And forget it, you're no longer getting his job, and you're no longer doubting his football team after its 26-13 victory over previously unbeaten and fourth-ranked Washington. Read More

Allen, Jefferson help No. 1 Duke top Grand Canyon 96-61

That talent goes on display with the first game of the season at Cameron Indoor Stadium . The Dukies always have a plan however, as they managed to haul in the 2nd best recruiting class according to ESPN, including 5-star prospects Jayson Tatum, Frank Jackson, Harry Giles III and Marques Bolden. Read More

Browns take another loss, this 1 of historic proportions

This is our reality so we have to fight our way out of it. "Maybe at the end of the season, we'll look back on this as the turning point". All I can say to our fans is hang with us. "We're going to get a win here. Tonight, obviously, it worked out for us". While the crowd could have easily been mistaken for protesting the 0-10 Cleveland Browns' status as a legitimate National Football League team, the gathering was really objecting the election of Republican candidate Donald Trump to the ... Read More

There will be no other Cristiano Ronaldo - Ronaldo

There will be no other Cristiano Ronaldo - Ronaldo

It is a unique moment in my life, renewing for five more years and it is not the last contract because I want to stay here many more years. During 291 appearances he scored 118 goals for the Red Devils and lifted nine trophies in England before joining Real Madrid. Read More

Indian Markets Tumble Amid Currency Move, US Elections

Indian Markets Tumble Amid Currency Move, US Elections

The barometer index had risen by 132.15 points or 0.48 per cent, while the NSE Nifty had edged up by 46.50 points or 0.55 per cent. After opening lower at 26,251.39 points, the BSE benchmark Sensex continued its free-fall in line with melting global stocks and cracked the 26,000 mark to touch a low of 25,902.45 points. Read More

Eddie Alvarez Plans To Utilize Grappling, Submit Conor McGregor At UFC 205

Eddie Alvarez Plans To Utilize Grappling, Submit Conor McGregor At UFC 205

It's a good sign for me. But that's not the only history that could be made this weekend with McGregor chasing a second simultaneous divisional title - something that had never been done in the organisation's run. So that now only leaves us with the fortune part of this discussion, which is very unfortunate for Alvarez . "It sparked that competitive drive in me, and that's probably one of the main reasons I'm here today", Alvarez said. Read More

Zlatan Ibrahimovic apologises over yellow card from Swansea game

In England, the football is hard, it's physical. "They do not have to be handsome, but I just want to score to help the team keep winning and to carry on like this". Such issues are understood to have flared up over the last week, causing the left-back a problem during Thursday's 2-1 Europa League defeat at Fenerbahce. Read More

Voters overwhelmingly reject Chargers' plan for new stadium

Voters overwhelmingly reject Chargers' plan for new stadium

The leading choice is to leave San Diego for Inglewood, Calif.to share an in-the-works stadium with the newly relocated Los Angeles Rams. The Chargers were given the first option, which they maintain through January. The team wanted voters to raise the county's hotel bed tax, which it portrayed as a levy on tourists from out of town. Do you still believe they will remain in San Diego for the long haul? A lower number might result in the Chargers leaving San Diego for Los Angeles. Read More

Curry sets three-point record by sinking 13

Curry sets three-point record by sinking 13

He'll probably break this one some day. "Steph made some tough shots, and we've got to live with those tough shots", Frazier said . Anything less than a legendary Curry outing may have given the injured, overmatched Pelicans their first win of the season. Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo: I Want to Play until I turn 41

He could also bag up to 40 million euros a year for the Nike deal, according to Marca . Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has said that he wants Cristiano Ronaldo to remain at the club for "many years". But some sources in Real Madrid Football Club are certain that the deal includes a pay raise to make sure Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo remains as Bernabeu's highest paid player. Read More

UFC 205: McGregor, Alvarez Get Colorful and Heated During Conference Call

UFC 205: McGregor, Alvarez Get Colorful and Heated During Conference Call

But McGregor has ventured into lightweight waters in each of his last two fights, and it looks like the actions of the UFC and its irrepressible champion has unintentionally ended one of the greatest careers in MMA history. And the title holder suspects that McGregor is already spooked before the fight has even begun. The iconic Irishman gained sweet revenge when he beat Diaz on a decision after an epic five round battle at UFC 202 in August and is now gearing up to make history at Madison ... Read More

SFA boss: 'Players will wear poppies on Armistice Day'

It means players can not wear poppies for the showpiece World Cup qualifier match against the Auld Enemy at Wembley Stadium on November 11. The Scottish FA and English FA issued statements saying they meant to "pay appropriate tribute" to those who "made the ultimate sacrifice" during their Armistice Day fixture at Wembley next week. Read More

Canadiens' First Regulation Loss Of Season Comes In Brutal 10-0 Defeat

Canadiens' First Regulation Loss Of Season Comes In Brutal 10-0 Defeat

Carey Price did what he always does and held the fort until Alex Galchenyuk would score off of a flawless pass by Alexander Radulov towards the end of the period to give the Canadiens a 3-2 lead heading into the second intermission. Defencemen Andrei Markov and Greg Pateryn scored their first goals of the season. BOSTON - Derek Stepan and Kevin Hayes scored shorthanded goals and Antti Raanta made 35 saves to power NY to its fourth straight victory while ending Boston's three-game ... Read More