Saturday August 24-th, 2019

Bruce Willis booed by Phillies fans after first pitch bounces Bruce Willis booed by Phillies fans after first pitch bounces

It drew a chorus of boos from those in the seats. He may have been wearing his own Phillies shirt, with Willis emblazoned across the back, but the crowd certainly left him in no doubt as to the quality of his pitching, booing him liberally.

Kyrie Irving free agency rumors: Teams 'wary' of guard Kyrie Irving free agency rumors: Teams 'wary' of guard

Franchises that were once very interested in pursuing Irving in free agency are now growing " more wary" to sign the guard after he struggled to be a leader with the Celtics during the season, according to the Boston Herald , which cited unidenti...

Harden, Antetokounmpo & George shortlisted for NBA MVP award Harden, Antetokounmpo & George shortlisted for NBA MVP award

The finalists for the best newcomer to the league aren't all too surprising, as the candidates for the honor are Mavericks' Luka Doncic , Hawks' Trae Young and Suns' DeAndre Ayton . George paced the National Basketball Association with 2.2 steals...

Konta beats Stephens to face Venus Williams at Italian Open Konta beats Stephens to face Venus Williams at Italian Open

Konta, ranked 42, next meets Williams, the 1999 Rome victor, who was handed a third round ticket after sister Serena pulled out before they were due to meet when her knee injury flared up. Konta will square off against one of two unseeded players in ...

Michigan signee Wilson asks for release Michigan signee Wilson asks for release

According to a report from Sam Webb of The Michigan Insider , a new coach has emerged as a candidate to replace John Beilein as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines . 13 SF in the nation and No. 8 overall player in the state. If Michigan doe...

New York Jets: Would Adam Gase actually trade Le’Veon Bell? New York Jets: Would Adam Gase actually trade Le’Veon Bell?

Jets CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson wants a " great strategic thinker " to run the football operation. "It's more than a talent-evaluation guy", Johnson said. A source told the New York Post that Gase and Bell have been in "constant contac...

Mets select contract of OF Carlos Gómez; Conforto on IL | AP sports Mets select contract of OF Carlos Gómez; Conforto on IL | AP sports

But after conferring with manager Mickey Callaway and trainer Brian Chicklo, he left the game. Broxton is batting.143 in 34 games. The Mets hope to keep him in their system. In the ensuing offseason, he was dealt to the Minnesota Twins in the trade...

Man United keeping tabs on 21-year-old Newcastle star Man United keeping tabs on 21-year-old Newcastle star

Newcastle Untied midfielder Sean Longstaff is reportedly attracting interest from Manchester United - and some of the club's supporters on Twitter have responded by stating there is no chance he will exit St James' Park. It is therefore expected t...

Recent Match Report - Bangladesh vs West Indies, Ireland Tri-Nation Series, Final Recent Match Report - Bangladesh vs West Indies, Ireland Tri-Nation Series, Final

With 68 runs required from the final eight overs, Mosaddek Hossain came in and blasted an unbeaten 52 off 24 balls, including five sixes - three struck in the 22nd over - to see Bangladesh to victory. With Mushfiqur Rahim also motoring along bris...

Sunderland player 'punched in back' by Portsmouth fan — Luke O'Nien Sunderland player 'punched in back' by Portsmouth fan — Luke O'Nien

After the game , Sunderland's popular 24-year-old midfielder played down the incident as "just a bit of handbags". "I went over the border and they had a few digs at me but that's football", he said. The goalless draw means that Sunderland will ...

Tottenham have identified the manager they would want to replace Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham have identified the manager they would want to replace Mauricio Pochettino

However, UEFA did not make public Pochettino's action or comments, even as they revealed the manager has a one-match ban "deferred for a probation period of one year" for the late restart. He has already served a two-match Premier League ban after ...

Why Mino Raiola could complicate Matthijs de Ligt’s move to Barcelona Why Mino Raiola could complicate Matthijs de Ligt’s move to Barcelona

De Ligt's valuation has risen with Ajax's domestic double and their progress to the Champions League semi-final, and United may have to stump with a sum of around £60m to prise him away from the Dutch capital. Manchester City and Liverpool are als...

Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens announces transfer to Mississippi State Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens announces transfer to Mississippi State

Since Stevens has already graduated from Penn State, he is eligible to play right away for the Bulldogs . "I couldn't be more excited to be a Bulldog!" But an injury-riddled offseason (he missed the spring Blue-White game) left his 2019 status with ...

Marcelo Bielsa leaves door open to stay at Leeds Marcelo Bielsa leaves door open to stay at Leeds

As always, redemption waits for another day. "They want pride. They want passion and he has given those in abundance". May 15, 2019: Leeds blew their second chance to win promotion. All the same to Bielsa. Bielsa has transformed Leeds with his ...

Johanna Konta loses to Karolina Pliskova in Italian Open final Johanna Konta loses to Karolina Pliskova in Italian Open final

They traded breaks at the beginning of the second set and it was the Briton who took charge after that, serving well and taking the last three games for a 7-5, including a break at 5-5 that gave her the crucial advantage. Pliskova, seeded fourth, bro...

Messi smiles again as he receives Catalan award Messi smiles again as he receives Catalan award

The award, which was created in 1981, is the second-highest civil distinction handed out by the Catalan regional government and is annually awarded to multiple recipients. The Barcelona forward is the second footballer, after Johan Cruyff , to rec...

Davidson named Rangers president after leaving Blue Jackets Davidson named Rangers president after leaving Blue Jackets

McConnell, Mike Priest and all of the great people I have had the pleasure of working with over the past seven years". Yzerman went on to accept a position with the Detroit Red Wings, leaving the door open for a JD-New York Rangers reunion.

Marc Overmars: Hakim Ziyech will leave Ajax in summer Marc Overmars: Hakim Ziyech will leave Ajax in summer

Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has conceded that Hakim Ziyech will join a "top club" this summer, with Liverpool among the clubs touted with a move. The Morocco global has enjoyed a standout spell with Ajax this term and his tally of 21 go...

Memphis adds 5-star recruit Achiuwa to No. 1-ranked class Memphis adds 5-star recruit Achiuwa to No. 1-ranked class

He slots in as the No. 5 power forward in the country but will likely play small forward at the next level. Achiuwa is a high-level athlete with long arms, agile feet and good positional size. Achiuwa's motor, along with his size and strength, will...

Fabinho and Lucas Moura left out of Brazil squad for Copa America Fabinho and Lucas Moura left out of Brazil squad for Copa America

Fernandinho knows his responsibilities. Liverpool midfielder, Fabinho and Tottenham Hotspur forward, Lucas Moura have been dropped from Brazil's 2019 Copa America squad . "Fabinho is in great form". Neymar was banned for three matc...

Folau's sacking the correct decision, says Owens Folau's sacking the correct decision, says Owens

Israel Folau's status as the unrivaled star of Australian rugby wasn't enough to save his job in the wake of a social media post that condemned gay people and other so-called sinners to eternal damnation. "If it was me, I'd be saying I can't disagr...

Santi Cazorla responds to surprise Spain call-up Santi Cazorla responds to surprise Spain call-up

Cazorla , 34, was sidelined for 668 days during a two-year period in which he had knee, foot and ankle surgery. The midfielder has rejuvenated his career at Villarreal this season after years of injury struggles and setbacks. Luis Enrique is s...

Manchester United make contact over Ryan Sessegnon Manchester United make contact over Ryan Sessegnon

Manchester United have established initial contact with Fulham, as they explore the possibility of signing teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon in the summer. Sessegnon nearly always covers the entire left side of the pitch bombarding up and down the fla...

Ibrahimovic hit with ban after neck grab Ibrahimovic hit with ban after neck grab

Former Manchester United striker Ibrahimovic had just lobbed NY goalkeeper Sean Johnson when the two players went head to head after the rebound had been sent over the bar by Chris Pontius. Last week, the 37-year-old was fined for diving in Galaxy'...

Tiger misses cut by stroke at PGA Championship Tiger misses cut by stroke at PGA Championship

Daly routinely outdrove both of them, but he averaged only 289.6 yards, which is a far cry from his distance in the early 1990s, when he mesmerized golf fans with his booming drives. Daly said it had been nearly embarrassing riding a cart at Bethpage...

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