Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Sale, Sox Close In On New Deal Sale, Sox Close In On New Deal

If the extension started right away and covered 2019-23, Sale's 2019 luxury tax number would've jumped to $29 million, and the Red Sox don't want that. In just two years in a Red Sox uniform, he's already accomplished that. He's finished in the top s...

Steven Adams' OKC Thunder snap losing streak with Toronto Raptors win Steven Adams' OKC Thunder snap losing streak with Toronto Raptors win

The break-up that followed with the San Antonio Spurs was messy and Leonard was traded to the Toronto Raptors , even with the reports that Leonard would not stay past this season. Nurse said there's no structural damage, only soreness. "I think we...

Raheem Sterling dedicates England hat-trick to Crystal Palace youth player Raheem Sterling dedicates England hat-trick to Crystal Palace youth player

The incident has overshadowed Rice's first England call-up since making the decision to switch global allegiance from Republic of Ireland, but Southgate said it will not affect the 20-year-old's chances of featuring at Wembley. Even at last year's ...

Alex Bregman, Astros agree to 6-year, $100 million contract Alex Bregman, Astros agree to 6-year, $100 million contract

Initially, the reports claimed it was a six-year deal between Bregman and the Astros , but it was later clarified as being a deal for five years which will kick in only in 2020. The new deal keeps him with the Astros through the 2024 season. In a ...

Arizona State tops St. John’s, 1st NCAA win in 10 years Arizona State tops St. John’s, 1st NCAA win in 10 years

The 11th-seeded Sun Devils (23-10) will play Mid-American Conference champion Buffalo on Friday in the West Region, coming off their first NCAA tourney win in 10 years. Remy Martin had a quiet game, ending the night with six points on 3-of-7 shoo...

Raptors pull off OT win against Thunder after squandering lead Raptors pull off OT win against Thunder after squandering lead

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will not play Wednesday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder due to a right ankle injury, according to Eric Smith of Sportsnet . Oklahoma City and the Raptors meet again Friday in Toronto. While the Thun...

Ander Herrera wants Manchester United stay amid PSG interest Ander Herrera wants Manchester United stay amid PSG interest

Manchester United have been working through a series of players whose contracts are expiring this summer and recently agreed deals with Ashley Young and Pihl Jones. PSG have been desperate for a centre-midfielder for ages, as if signing Lassana Dia...

How To Get Your Hands On Gophers NCAA Tournament Tickets How To Get Your Hands On Gophers NCAA Tournament Tickets

The Gophers, who won their first NCAA Tournament game since 2013, advance to a second-round East Region matchup Saturday against either No. 2 seed and fellow Big Ten foe Michigan State. They impressed in the Big Ten Tournament, beating Penn State (77...

England vs. Czech Republic - Football Match Report England vs. Czech Republic - Football Match Report

London-born Rice won three global caps for the Republic of Ireland during friendlies, but switched allegiance last month and declared himself eligible to play for England instead. "And outside of that, the obvious point is that this was when he was 1...

PSG offer 'fullest support' to fans after weapons claim PSG offer 'fullest support' to fans after weapons claim

Police were first called to reports of vandalism at the stadium at 08:00 GMT, then later to disorder at Waterloo and Wimbledon stations. Chelsea won the first leg 2-0. Chelsea will aim to make sure their fans' experience in Paris is the safest it can...

Kobe Bryant offers advice for the Lakers after LeBron's lost season Kobe Bryant offers advice for the Lakers after LeBron's lost season

And the three-time National Basketball Association champion has taken some criticism in recent weeks for seemingly distancing himself from the franchise. As for what he would tell veteran James as he tries to turn the franchise around: Do not give up...

Adam Johnson released from prison after serving half original sentence Adam Johnson released from prison after serving half original sentence

Friday's release came exactly halfway through Johnson's six-year sentence. The footballer will remain on the sex offenders register for at least 15 years, after which he can apply to be removed. He had already admitted another charge of sexual acti...

Rain again spoils Miami Open party, wiping out play Rain again spoils Miami Open party, wiping out play

The former world number one, also a victor in south Florida in 2009 and 2011, needed three sets and two hours and 31 minutes to defeat Cibulkova 6-2 3-6 6-4, hitting 41 winners in a testing encounter. It's just being able to transfer that from practi...

Izzo on yelling at Henry: 'It's the way it is' Izzo on yelling at Henry: 'It's the way it is'

As Henry was walking off of the floor during a timeout, he was met by an irate Izzo. First Izzo got in Henry's face, then, upon his talking to the team in the huddle, Izzo lunged at Henry and had to be restrained by other Michigan State players.

Eagles Withdraw Proposal To Have Cowboys Play Thanksgiving Games On The Road Eagles Withdraw Proposal To Have Cowboys Play Thanksgiving Games On The Road

The change would call for the Lions and Cowboys to continue their annual tradition of playing on Turkey Day, but that they would alternate where they would play. The most interesting proposal for 2019 arguably came from the Eagles, who seem to be get...

Cardinals, Paul Goldschmidt Finalizing Five-Year, $130M Extension Cardinals, Paul Goldschmidt Finalizing Five-Year, $130M Extension

Goldschmidt's deal won't contain any opt-outs and he'll receive a full no-trade clause, according to Rosenthal. The 31-year-old is entering his ninth major league season. A three-time Gold Glove victor at first base, he'll replace Matt Carpenter, who...

NFL Settlement With Colin Kaepernick On Collusion May Be Less Than $10M NFL Settlement With Colin Kaepernick On Collusion May Be Less Than $10M

Reid, a former teammate of Kaepernick's, was also a member of the grievance and signed a deal with the Panthers in free agency in 2018. Kaepernick filed his grievance in 2017, with Reid doing the same a year ago, although Reid was later signed by t...

Birmingham City Given Immediate 9-Point Deduction in Championship Following FFP Breach Birmingham City Given Immediate 9-Point Deduction in Championship Following FFP Breach

In January the publication of Birmingham's annual accounts revealed the extent of the club's financial problems and a tale of excessive over-spending. "It's surely down to the people who run the club, like the chief executive and the chairman, or who...

Australia’s Adam Zampa still not counting on World Cup 2019 spot Australia’s Adam Zampa still not counting on World Cup 2019 spot

Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali, Shadab Khan and Shaheen Shah Afridi have also been rested in view of the upcoming World Cup, while Hussain Talat has been dropped. "They are a highly skilled and talented team and so we are definitely giving them ...

Teen Andreescu Shocks Kerber At Indian Wells For First WTA Title Teen Andreescu Shocks Kerber At Indian Wells For First WTA Title

He also reminded her that she's up for the challenge of top competition. "Because after matches, you would sign autographs, you would give interviews, and the stadium court was actually really big and a lot of people came and watched", she said.

Japan's Sunwolves set for Super Rugby axe Japan's Sunwolves set for Super Rugby axe

The Sunwolves are reportedly facing the axe from Super Rugby. While Rugby Australia have backed the Sunwolves as a long-term strategy for growth in Asia, it's understood that South Africa has been adamently opposed to their inclusion.

EPL: Rooney reveals why Liverpool shouldn't win title EPL: Rooney reveals why Liverpool shouldn't win title

Five key things to know... The Reds now lead the reigning champions by two points in the table having played a game more, with only two months of the 2018-19 season remaining. "I think they've got the experience of doing it", Pallister said of Ci...

Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder? Undisputed title fight handed fresh hope Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder? Undisputed title fight handed fresh hope

On Tuesday, Wilder announced that he would face his mandatory challenger, Domonic Breazeale, in a Showtime televised main event from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The 33-year-old Wilder is coming off a thrilling battle with British heavyweight con...

Conor McGregor Wants UFC Shares Before Fighting Again Conor McGregor Wants UFC Shares Before Fighting Again

The long-awaited return of the UFC's biggest star, Conor McGregor could be here sooner than later. 155lbs champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is determined to sit out a full year in solidarity with his suspended teammates and the interim lightweight title...

Tom Izzo gets heated with Aaron Henry, has to be restrained Tom Izzo gets heated with Aaron Henry, has to be restrained

Moments later, during the timeout - with Izzo and his team seated - the head coach got up and lunged in Henry's direction, only to be stopped by guard Matt McQuaid, who grabbed Izzo by the shoulder. Following the win, Izzo told reporters that he want...

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