Zimmer would let Peterson play in preseason 'if he wants to'

The Vikings play the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on Thursday in a rematch of last season's NFC Wild Card playoff. If Peterson were to get some work in the Vikings' third preseason game, it would also coincide with the team's nationally-tele... More..

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by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Al Jazeera-implicated players must speak or face suspension

Harrison has said previously that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will have to come to his house to interview him, adding that the league must show "credible evidence that warrants an interview". "That's betw...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Pakistan 40 runs away from winning final test

As they posed on the outfield with a large Pakistani flag before embarking on a lap of honour, they could reflect on a stunning series draw that not only denied England their stated goal of holding all the seri...More..

Former Butler standout Joel Cornette dies at 35
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Former Butler standout Joel Cornette dies at 35

An autopsy is pending and there is no report as yet regarding the cause of death. At Butler, he made the conference all-defensive team three times and earned second-team all-conference honors as a senior in 200...More..

by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Mourinho makes Champions League vow for Man United

Arsene Wenger laments the growing sums of money English clubs are forced to hand over for players, but admits that Man United have got a star player in Paul Pogba. Boskamp feels the amount paid is insane, while...More..

Trott extends lead in omnium as Brits dominate again
by | Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Trott extends lead in omnium as Brits dominate again

Laura's older sister, Emma, is also a professional cyclist but retired in 2014 . Laura Trott became the omnium champion - and the most decorated British female Olympian of all-time - last night with a victory ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

The pool is open Sunday, and it is the bluest it has been in days. "Of course it's an embarrassment", said Mario Andrada, a spokesman for the Rio Games. There were plenty of sarcastic posts on social media. ...More..

Top of the charts: Anthony now top scorer in US history
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Top of the charts: Anthony now top scorer in US history

The team is made up of talented basketball players like; Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony , DeMarcus Cousins , Harrison Barnes, Kevin Durant , DeMar DeRozan, Draymond Green, Paul George , DeAndre Jordan, Kyrie Ir...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

OLYMPICS: Louis hits back at Twitter critics

Brazilian duo Diego Hypolito (15.533) and Arthur Mariano (15.433) won silver and bronze respectively to the delight of the home crowd in the Rio Olympic Arena. If his victory in the pommel final, pushing te...More..

Rio Olympics (badminton): Kidambi Srikanth shocks world No. 5 Jorgensen, enters QFs
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Rio Olympics (badminton): Kidambi Srikanth shocks world No. 5 Jorgensen, enters QFs

The 11 ranked Indian caused a huge upset by toppling the World No. 5 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark, 21-19, 21-19 in the Round of 16 clash. Srikanth will next play two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China on Wedn...More..

Furyk sets PGA Tour record with round of 58
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Furyk sets PGA Tour record with round of 58

Knox, just the third global player to win the Travelers title since 1996, shot a closing 68 to finish one stroke ahead of Jerry Kelly. I mean, it's - four days, you can finish first. "To get out there and make ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Hazard excited by Conte philosophy

Predict the score for this match and the rest of this round's Premier League fixtures in our Predictor game. "I try to improve all my players", Conte said. The Stamford Bridge-based outfit have spent big to b...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Ichiro Suzuki is 30th to reach 3000-hit mark

He beat out an infield single for hit 2,999 on Saturday, then added a triple to right off Rockies reliever Chris Rusin on Sunday to reach the milestone. Jon Gray was roughed up by the Marlins in the first...More..

Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence
by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Cubs fire DJ who played song with references to violence

ESPN's Sarah Spain was at the game and tweeted about the song. Even Billboard reported on the incident , writing that the video was banned by MTV for its depiction of violence against women. So how did this h...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Viviani wins Rio gold despite Cavendish crash

The Dane was second in the points race , but his overall ambitions were ruined by a bad showing in the elimination race Sunday. Ahead of him, at that stage, were Lasse Norman Hansen, the Danish defending O...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

I can become immortal, says Bolt

He told me back in Jamaica that "you will break the world record ". And Johnson was quick to congratulate Van Niekerk, tweeting: "Congratulations @WaydeDreamer to you and your coach!" The world track and f...More..

by | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Bolt gets closer to dreaded Olympic farewell

Gatlin - the gold medallist in Athens 12 years ago - was ultimately a relatively distant second in 9.89secs, while Canada's Andre De Grasse , 21, ran a personal best of 9.91 to pip Yohan Blake to bronze. "Back...More..

Matz has no-hitter through 6 innings for Mets vs Padres
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Matz has no-hitter through 6 innings for Mets vs Padres

Cabrera is making progress, however, and the team hopes he can return next weekend in San Francisco, manager Terry Collins says. That's how bad things have been going for the Mets lately. DeGrom has cemented hi...More..

Can't miss this: Usain Bolt seeks gold in Rio
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Can't miss this: Usain Bolt seeks gold in Rio

Only American Justin Gatlin (10.01), Youssef Meite of Ivory Coast (10.03) and Canadian Andre de Grasse (10.04) went faster. "Every Olympics is special", said the 34-year-old who won Olympic gold 12 years ago ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Betts' 3 HRs carries Porcello, Red Sox to another Fenway win

Sandy Leon provided the initial spark, hitting a very Fenway homer just past the Pesky Pole to bring the Sox within one. "They fouled off a lot of pitches, obviously from the first at-bat of the game [which las...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Leon, Holt power Red Sox past D'backs 6-3

Boston now trails the American League East-leading Toronto Blue Jays by three games, and it holds a half-game lead over the Detroit Tigers for the final AL wild card. Hanley Ramirez was 3-for-4 with an RBI and ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Rio Olympics: Bahrain's Eunice Kirwa wins silver medal

World champion Dibaba looked capable of challenging for Olympic gold , too, early on Sunday, but the furious pace-setting of Sumgong ultimately proved too much for her and Kirwa. "I saw everybody stopping and ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Out of options, Olympic officials will drain green pool

It should be light blue, transparent. Clear-up efforts are also failing at the adjacent diving pool, which is a darker green and smelled like a "fart" on Friday, according to one diver. "We learned painful le...More..

Thompson wins Olympic gold for Jamaica in women's 100m
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Thompson wins Olympic gold for Jamaica in women's 100m

What happened Saturday night deserves better. Justin Gatlin clocked 10.01 seconds, the fastest time of the first round, to win his heat by.19 seconds. "I said, 'Don't panic , you can't let her down, you can'...More..

#ReadySetRio: Praught's Olympic journey ends after fall in 3000m steeplechase
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

#ReadySetRio: Praught's Olympic journey ends after fall in 3000m steeplechase

Ethiopia's Etenesh Diro , who came fifth in the event at the London Olympics, lost her right shoe after a collision with other competitors. It does not appear that a protest will be lodged. All I know is the...More..

Selection headache for Barcelona ahead of Super Cup
by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Selection headache for Barcelona ahead of Super Cup

Barcelona confirmed in the Sampdoria match that they score goals easily, but also showed they have to work hard to organise the defence, which conceded 2 soft goals in the match. That agonizing loss spoile...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Venus Williams' chance for history comes up short in mixed doubles final

Mattek-Sands, known as much for her colorful hair and outfits as for her tennis, wore knee-high socks in the colors of the USA flag Sunday. The champions will be Americans: Williams and Ram face the other US ...More..

by | Monday, August 15, 2016

Hull City becomes first promoted side to beat Premier League victor

The hosts grabbed the victor with three minutes left when new Black Cats signing Paddy McNair marked his debut by heading into his own net from Jesus Navas' deflected cross. Manchester United travel to Bournemo...More..

Britain takes pursuit gold, China wins women's team sprint
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Britain takes pursuit gold, China wins women's team sprint

It was the only medal he wanted, he'd gone on record as saying anything else wouldn't matter. Sir Bradley Wiggins, he said, was "super-stressed", adding the 2012 Tour de France victor wants "to be the hero ...More..

Ahmed Musa starts on losing note in Premier League
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Ahmed Musa starts on losing note in Premier League

Leicester equalized with a penalty nearly immediately after the re-start, Riyad Mahrez driving home the spot-kick. Musa was a real threat with his pace and trickery and he carved the Foxes' best chance of th...More..

Solo, US fall to
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Solo, US fall to "cowards"

Solo, the USA goalkeeper, was angered by Sweden's defensive style and branded the team a "bunch of cowards". "We played a bunch of cowards", she said . This team is not going to crumble. Sweden had sucked th...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Hamlin clinches road course win

Keselowski restarted with the lead with 25 laps to go, and Busch stalked him in second as the leaders began turning the fastest laps of the race with the end in sight. "I just woke up with back spasms this mo...More..

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger reveals he is only targeting a defender
by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger reveals he is only targeting a defender

Jurgen Klopp: "Consistency is the only way to be successful". Six players have so far arrived, with the same amount leaving and more , including Christian Benteke and Mario Balotelli, likely to follow. £32 mil...More..

by | Sunday, August 14, 2016

1 of the green pools at Olympics to be drained and refilled

The Rio 2016 Olympic Organising Committee added in a statement that athletes could perform dry training at a section of the venue with trampolines, platforms and harnesses. The U.S. women's water polo team, f...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics Dominate; Gabby Douglas Misses All-Around Final

They put up the highest scores of the day on all four events - Madison Kocian on uneven bars and Biles on floor, vault and balance beam . Biles , the three-time all-around world champion, is a lock for ...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Rodgers expected to sit out Hall of Fame contest

In an eight-season stretch from 1998-2005, Pace played every game in seven of those seasons. That's why Wolf ranked Favre as the No. 1 player in the 1991 National Football League draft - Favre was picked earl...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Michael Phelps, Ryan Murphy win gold for U.S. team

After all, there's still work left for Lochte to etch his name in the Olympic history books. "But, I mean, I went out there and swam as fast as I could and my color just comes with the territory". This time, sh...More..

Convicted road rage killer shot dead by driver in Florida
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Convicted road rage killer shot dead by driver in Florida

Durham was convicted of manslaughter in 2002 and served about 10 years in prison before his 2012 release, but was still on probation in the case, the paper reports. Investigators say Gibbs hit his head on the p...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Shield win first title of many at Utd - Ibra

Musa missed a great chance - a header from five meters out - before Ibrahimovic's goal. "It feels good", said the summer signing from Paris Saint Germain. On Saturday Ranieri's side will kick-off their titl...More..

Ryan Lochte Races in First Individual Swim in 200-Meter Individual Medley
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Ryan Lochte Races in First Individual Swim in 200-Meter Individual Medley

Ledecky, 19, also holds the world record in the freestyle for 400 and 800 meters. According to ESPN Stats & Information research, the USA has won five of six gold medals in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle r...More..

Rio Olympics: Reserve Cavendish reportedly snubs team pursuit finals
by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Rio Olympics: Reserve Cavendish reportedly snubs team pursuit finals

Britain did not qualify for the first event on Friday, the women's team sprint , a turn of events which ultimately led to the resignation of technical director Shane Sutton amid discrimination allegations whic...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Britain sets world record in women's team pursuit

Katie Archibald, Laura Trott, Elinor Barker and Joanna Rowsell-Shand laid down a marker for what is to come by smashing the world record with a time of 4:13.260 in their team pursuit qualifier. The Olympic reco...More..

by | Saturday, August 13, 2016

Garoppolo has highs, lows in Patriots preseason win over Saints

With the exception of tight end Martellus Bennett , who hauled in three passes for 33 yards on four targets in the opening 30 minutes, Garoppolo was working with primarily a receiving corps made up of players ...More..

LeBron James signs 3-year, $100 million extension with Cavaliers, report says
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

LeBron James signs 3-year, $100 million extension with Cavaliers, report says

His 2017-18 salary will top $33 million, which would be the highest single-season salary in National Basketball Association history. LeBron James posted a video Thursday, announcing he will be returning...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Novak Djokovic was left in tears after defeat in Olympic Tennis event

The duo exchanged a warm embrace at the net and a tearful Djokovic then left the court, knowing an Olympic gold would remain the one thing missing from his incredible CV, for at least another four years. Serena...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Ledecky and US team win gold in 4x200m relay

After winning the 200-meter freestyle Tuesday night, Ledecky said she was feeling something close to relief, since her most competitive race was behind her and the US women had won all but one 4x200 freestyle...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Thunder, Westbrook agree on 3-year deal

In the wake of Durant leaving, the Thunder made locking up Westbrook to a long-term deal their primary offseason objective. Westbrook was drafted fourth overall in 2008 by the Seattle SuperSonics, who moved t...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

USA Dominates after Day 4 of Rio Olympics

The 33-year-old finished with 458.6 points to edge out China's Binbin Zhang by just 0.2 points. The U.S. now has 26 total medals, with nine gold medals, 8 silver medals and 9 bronze medals. Engleder cracked...More..

by | Friday, August 12, 2016

New England Patriots Coaches Wear Nate Ebner Shirts to Support Olympian

Danny Barrett scored first for the USA against Fiji but the Americans went into the break trailing 12-7. Ebner, a Hilliard native who plays for the New England Patriots, scored a try for the Americans' final ...More..

Olympics: Mills & Australia suffer first loss against Team USA
by | Friday, August 12, 2016

Olympics: Mills & Australia suffer first loss against Team USA

But he's been a major part of the usa program's resurgence. Even if they can't quite get past the US, that would be a great feat in itself. The Boomers, led by the excellent Mills, weren't to be denied and an...More..