• Martin Kaymer urges Europe captain to make Thomas Pieters a wildcard pick

    Northern Irishman Clarke will announce his three wildcard selections on Tuesday (today). "He will be a star". "Lee and Martin were two pretty obvious choices but the last one was very hard". "Because all our rookies are playing frequently in America now, it's not quite what it used to be", Clarke said. In the end, it was a straight shootout between Knox and Pieters.

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  • Djokovic moves on when Vesely withdraws

    The walkover provided the top-seeded defending champion with an extended break to improve his niggling left wrist injury before his next match against either Guido Pella of Argentina or Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation. "If I make the second week, I'll be happy", said Kvitova, keen to dampen down expectations. South Africa's Kevin Anderson saw off Canada's Vasek Pospisil 7-6 (7/3), 6-4, 6-4.

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  • Djokovic advances but new concerns rise over fitness

    But on the other hand, we have got to focus on the players that we have at the moment. No. 5 Milos Raonic, the Wimbledon runner-up to Murray, No. 6 Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up to Cilic and No. "I never thought I'd have a year like this". Kayla Day, just 16 and ranked at a lowly 374 in the world, was 6-2, 4-2 up on Madison Brengle when her fellow American quit with an injury.

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  • Record-breaking: Frenzied Premier League spending reaches £1.2bn

    Record-breaking: Frenzied Premier League spending reaches £1.2bn

    At the same time past year, gross Premier League spending was £780m. Another England worldwide, Jack Wilshere, was hoping to tie up his future with a loan move to Bournemouth, after Crystal Palace also confirmed their interest in him. Manchester United's £89million world record signing of midfielder Paul Pogba remains easily the biggest fee of the window, but several of their rivals have not been afraid to spend big with rivals Manchester City capturing defender John Stones for £47.5m.

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  • Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho facing season in stands

    Going out on his fourth loan in as many years, Andre Wisdom is headed for Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg. Under different circumstances that might have seen the French defender celebrate his absolute freedom to play for his club but Sakho had another problem to contend with by then.

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  • Late appeal moves National Football League concussion case to Supreme Court

    Late appeal moves National Football League concussion case to Supreme Court

    Although many news outlets reported that the NFL Concussion Settlement would not be appealed , New York Times reporter Ken Belson has just written an article " An Attempt for One More Appeal in N.F.L. "I think the settlement provides a small window for a large group of guys", Faneca told the Post . The settlement covers more than 20,000 National Football League retirees for the next 65 years, and the National Football League is setting up a special committee to determine whether a player ...

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  • Jose Mourinho Admits Bastian Schweinsteiger Will Never Play For Him

    The 32-year-old Schweinsteiger, who announced his retirement from global football last month, is yet to make a first team appearance this season and has been training with the club's reserves. Not just me, everyone does, but some players react in a different way. "Bastian is not speaking a lot, apart from the one statement he has made". That is more than enough.

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  • Red Sox calling up top prospect Moncada for Friday

    In 486 plate appearances between Class-A Advanced and Double-A this season, Moncada is batting a scintillating.298/.411/.518 with 15 home runs, 31 doubles, six triples and 45 stolen bases (in 57 attempts). Farrell said the reports of Moncada's transition to third base have been encouraging despite three errors in his first nine games there. "Where there will be ongoing work and continued development, just as there was at second base, is the ball hit straight at him".

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  • Mets pick up RHP Salas from Angels

    Mets pick up RHP Salas from Angels

    This year, his SO/BB rate has fallen to 2.37. Recently when both closer Huston Street and closer-in-waiting Cam Bedrosian went down with injuries Salas has filled in as the closer saving four games during the last two weeks. Salas joins a bullpen that can use help in the middle innings. With the season winding down, the New York Mets have added veteran reliever Fernando Salas to enhance their bullpen.

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  • Paes, Mirza, Bopanna advance to second round at US Open

    Paes, Mirza, Bopanna advance to second round at US Open

    In the mixed doubles, unseeded defending champions Leander Paes and Martina Hingis defeated Americans Sachia Vickery and Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-2. In the Singles, world number one Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Angelique Kerber and Garbine Muguruza are among those who will play their second round matches today.

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  • Dedication the key, says Jamaican sprint king Bolt

    Dedication the key, says Jamaican sprint king Bolt

    He made it a memorable one, blasting away from the pack on the final leg, covering 100 meters like only he can. But they were disqualified afterward when officials ruled that one of their baton exchanges was outside the legal zone. "I will be up very late and having fun". "I have done as much as I possibly can for my country, and will continue to do so after I retire from the sport", he said.

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  • Alex Hales unsure on Bangladesh tour amid reports of delayed squad announcement

    Alex Hales unsure on Bangladesh tour amid reports of delayed squad announcement

    The record total was just one of many records that tumbled in an extraordinary match featuring flawless batting conditions and some wayward bowling and fielding as Pakistan wilted under England's onslaught. 12 during England's preceding 2-2 Test series with Pakistan . If the World Cup was next month, England might even be favourite. "It was just an awesome day really".

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  • Rogers falls in second round of US Open

    Rogers falls in second round of US Open

    But it's so awesome". "She's 2 in the world obviously and an incredible player", she said. Bellis will be a decided underdog in Friday's third round against No2 seed and Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, a match nearly certain to be scheduled for a show court.

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  • Manchester United's Will Keane joins Hull

    While the 18-year-old was doing well in the reserves, the youngster probably wasn't considered the next great hope at Old Trafford . Bastian Schweinsteiger says a move to a MLS club in the United States is an option if he can not regain a place in the first team of Manchester United.

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  • La segunda fecha tendrá un partido con visitantes

    La segunda fecha tendrá un partido con visitantes

    Juan Manuel Lugones confirmó que hablará con los dirigentes de los clubes más importantes para plantear la posibilidad. "En la provincia la semana que viene tenemos a Olimpo, Estudiantes, Independiente y Banfield" jugando en condición de local.

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  • Djokovic moves on at US Open after injured Vesely withdraws

    The 23-year-old Vesely, ranked 49th, beat Djokovic in the second round at the ATP Masters 1000 Monte Carlo event in April in their only meeting, making him one of two top 100 players with more wins than losses against the Serbian. The seventh-seeded Cilic needed just 1 hour, 40 minutes to beat Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-1, 6-2, 6-3. Kvitova was in her trademark all-or-nothing mood, mixing up 31 winners with 30 unforced errors against her 26-year-old opponent.

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  • ¿Y dónde está Juan Gabriel?

    A su llegada a México , Julieta Venegas habló de Juan Gabriel a quien considera como un filósofo. Precisó que las presentaciones, en las que los conjuntos interpretarán canciones del artista conocido como el Divo de Juárez, tendrán lugar en la Gran Plaza Juan Gabriel , bautizada así en días recientes a raíz de la muerte del cantautor, ubicada en el Centro Histórico de la ciudad.

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  • Rooney: I want to finish my career at Man United

    Speaking to the media, the 30-year-old captain said his mind is made up. But Allardyce will ultimately be judged by England's performance in Russian Federation in two years' time. "Obviously, it's the manager's decision", Rooney said . It is just a matter of us doing well in a tournament. "Big Sam", as he is known, wants to create an environment where his players feel comfortable and relaxed when they report for England duty.

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  • Wayne Rooney: Why I want to be England manager when I retire

    Wayne Rooney: Why I want to be England manager when I retire

    He continued: "It's still two years away. So 15 years of global football is a lot of years and, in my eyes, I think that would be the right time to finish". "Obviously, it's the manager's decision", Rooney said . "In March, they said they wanted me to come and play for them but I said I feel like I could possibly get into the England set-up".

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  • Peralta keeps making most of 2nd chance, but Brewers lose

    Peralta keeps making most of 2nd chance, but Brewers lose

    Adam Wainwright had his best fastball of the season, being more aggressive early in the count and Wainwright gave up three hits and one run in seven innings. At one point, he struck out four consecutive. The Gold Glove-winner drilled a solo home run in the fourth inning to give the Cardinals at least one home run in 20 consecutive games.

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  • Shaun Hill steps in for injured Bridgewater in Minnesota

    Shaun Hill steps in for injured Bridgewater in Minnesota

    Rams. The injury was quickly identified as a dislocated knee. While dropping back to pass early in the team portion of the Vikings' final preseason practice, Bridgewater sustained a complete tear of his ACL and dislocated his knee, leading the Vikings' athletic training staff to rush him to the hospital via a Hennepin County Medical Center ambulance.

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  • Mangala, Garay bolster Valencia defence

    Mangala, Garay bolster Valencia defence

    Real Madrid may allow James, the attacking midfielder, to leave on loan, while Chelsea have agreed a £21 million deal to sign Marcos Alonso, the left back, from Fiorentina. No stranger to Spanish football, having made his name at Real Madrid and Racing Santander, Garay leaves Russia as a Premier League, Russian Cup and Super Cup victor.

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  • Hart Thanks City Fans After Torino Loan Move

    The England goalkeeper completed his season-long loan to Torino and was followed out of the club by striker Wilfried Bony, playmaker Samir Nasri and defender Eliaqium Mangala. Joe Hart has spoken of his shock at the suddenness of his move away from Manchester City. He's not going to play for England if he's not getting in Manchester City's team.

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  • Georges St-Pierre Not Impressed With Dana White's Comments

    Georges St-Pierre Not Impressed With Dana White's Comments

    Speaking to UFC Tonight , GSP spoke about the terms upon which he would return to the promotion. "Let me fight Woodley then". "If you see it from my perspective, I'm making a lot of money now even though I'm not fighting. "I understand what he means". At the end of the day, however, he wasn't mad at White, focusing on the fact that both sides of this potentially huge business deal have to look out for their own respective best interests.

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  • Captain's challenge initiative set to be trialled in NRL

    Captain's challenge initiative set to be trialled in NRL

    If it receives widespread approval, the NRL will consider introducing it for all games next season. NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg said the league had been considering a captain's challenge system for several years but did not previously have the technology to be confident the correct decision would be delivered.

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