Sunday October 13-th, 2019

Jim Bouton dies at 80 Jim Bouton dies at 80

Bouton was born in Newark in 1939 and he spent most of his childhood living in Rochelle Park, N.J., until his family moved to Ridgewood, N.J., when he was 13 and then Chicago Heights, Ill., when he was 15. Due to his arm problems, Bouton threw a knuc...

Celtics' Tacko Fall is quickly becoming a Summer League sensation Celtics' Tacko Fall is quickly becoming a Summer League sensation

This is not a surprise. The 23-year-old has been putting a show and is quickly becoming the fan favorite at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. He has only made one field goal in two games and looks lost in a setting where two years of National Bas...

Plunkett warns Australia that England are now ‘different sort of animal’ Plunkett warns Australia that England are now ‘different sort of animal’

Plunkett has a lot of respect for their semi-final opponents but shares the popular belief that the Morgan-led side is the strongest English team in a World Cup. We've played well over the last four years, we've been ranked number one and we're feeli...

Everton's €35m + offer for Malcom will be made in the coming hours Everton's €35m + offer for Malcom will be made in the coming hours

Ajax are also said to be heavily interested in the Italian global. The Italian champions are said to be looking at inserting a buy-back clause of £40.5 million into the proposed new deal after the teenager scored eight goals for them in 2018/19.

Mets would move RHP Syndergaard in 'right deal' Mets would move RHP Syndergaard in 'right deal'

The Mets and Padres have talked before on a possible Syndergaard trade previously, but never have appeared to come close to an agreement. He wrote: "San Diego's farm system, rich with high-end pitching, will allow the club to seriously pursue vir...

Matt Cullen retires from National Hockey League after 21 seasons Matt Cullen retires from National Hockey League after 21 seasons

The next oldest active player is Anaheim Ducks goalie Ryan Miller, who turns 39 on July 17. He finished the regular season a plus-22, and was a plus-11 with a pair of goals and four assists in Boston's run to the Stanley Cup Final. Even if we had w...

Federer, Nadal set-up Wimbledon blockbuster, Djokovic faces Bautista Agut Federer, Nadal set-up Wimbledon blockbuster, Djokovic faces Bautista Agut

Federer is also the oldest man to make the semis of a major since Jimmy Connors at the 1991 US Open. Federer's victory raised the prospect that Wimbledon may once again play host to one of the sport's greatest rivalries, provided Rafa Nadal overc...

Williamson credits seamer attack as Black Caps stun India Williamson credits seamer attack as Black Caps stun India

While through to a second successive World Cup final, Williamson viewed his side's feat at this year's tournament very differently to when they jointly hosted with Australia in 2015. Jimmy Neesham took a magnificent left-handed catch to dismiss Dines...

McIlroy: 'Portrush Open as a once in a lifetime opportunity' McIlroy: 'Portrush Open as a once in a lifetime opportunity'

This is a very important event to me. "There are a couple of things I'd still like to do". I played the new holes in 2017 and played 18 holes in October. "I'm here fully focused on this event and getting out there and playing well this week and try...

Why history is on the Maroons' side Why history is on the Maroons' side

And they have claimed the past two deciders in Sydney - in 2008 and 2013. In contrast, the Maroons have won the past seven series that have gone to a third game. James Tedesco has scored with 32 seconds left to give NSW a stunning 26-20 victory in ...

LeBron James Needs To Adjust To Anthony Davis, Chris Bosh Says LeBron James Needs To Adjust To Anthony Davis, Chris Bosh Says

Johnson felt so strongly about this that he felt the need to tweet about it. When the Lakers missed the playoffs this time around, it marked the first time in 13 years that a James-led team had failed to qualify. The Lakers superstar posted a photo...

AFCON 2019 - Nigeria 1-1 South Africa AFCON 2019 - Nigeria 1-1 South Africa

The Super Eagles beat Bafana Bafana by two goals to nil in one of the semi-final fixtures in the 2000 AFCON edition. Now for South Africa . No changes from the side that stunned Egypt! Keep an eye out for Thembinkosi Lorch, he grabbed the al...

Cards take Jalen Thompson in supplemental draft Cards take Jalen Thompson in supplemental draft

During his three-year college career, Thompson produced 190 tackles (11.5 for loss), 17 pass breakups, six interceptions and two forced fumbles. He and West Virginia wide receiver Marcus Simms are considered the likeliest selections. The Arizona Card...

Sagan sprints to win as Alaphilippe remains in yellow Sagan sprints to win as Alaphilippe remains in yellow

But his eyes were already set on stage 6, the first real mountain test in Alsace, which concludes with a tough summit finish in the Vosges. "Tomorrow is going to be a huge test, for me and everyone", said the 27-year-old former soldier. Thomas was ...

U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Accepts Invitation to Visit Congress U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Accepts Invitation to Visit Congress

Rapinoe's feud with Trump began during the tournament when she said she was "not going to the f****** White House" if the team won the World Cup . "I don't quite understand where the miss is because I think a lot of the people that disagree with ...

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard provides update on Callum Hudson-Odoi's future Chelsea boss Frank Lampard provides update on Callum Hudson-Odoi's future

The 41-year-old was officially unveiled as the club's new manager last week after he signed a three-year deal to take over at Stamford Bridge. At the last count, the winger was enjoying a fantastic season with the Blues, but an injury he cropped in...

Hill Denies Assault Charges In Audio Hill Denies Assault Charges In Audio

Hill from all wrong-doing. In August 2015, eight months after his arrest, Hill entered a guilty plea to domestic assault and battery by strangulation for allegedly punching and choking Espinal, who was pregnant at the time. "Look at me", Hill said....

Bill Addresses 'Unacceptable' Gender Pay Gap in US Soccer Bill Addresses 'Unacceptable' Gender Pay Gap in US Soccer

Before the US women's soccer team was paraded around New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo wanted the team to know it has his support. For the past month they've been kicking butt in France, until finally winning the 2019 Women's World Cup on Sunday, bea...

Christopher Bell throws shade at Justin Haley's Daytona win

Haley, 20, is the second-youngest Cup series victor at Daytona . Justin Haley entered this past NASCAR weekend at Daytona International Speedway with somewhat of a chip on his shoulder after what would have been the first victory of his Xfini...

Militao suffers dizzy spell after Real Madrid unveiling Militao suffers dizzy spell after Real Madrid unveiling

The 21-year-old Brazilian, who has five caps for his country, complained of feeling dizzy before loosening his tie and making a swift exit from the conference room. Eder was officially unveiled at the Bernabeu in front of thousands of fans after pass...

Rashford defends Man Utd pal Lingard over video controversy

Marcus Rashford has defended his Manchester United and England team-mate Jesse Lingard over a controversial holiday video that landed the forward in trouble with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. "We know last season wasn't good enough but we've p...

Former Springbok winger James Small passes away Former Springbok winger James Small passes away

Small, the so-called bad boy of rugby, made his Test debut for the Springboks in 1992 against New Zealand. 'He always played with the type of passion and courage that encapsulate what Springbok rugby stands for, and he lived his life in the same wa...

Megan Rapinoe to Trump, 'You're Excluding People Like Me' Megan Rapinoe to Trump, 'You're Excluding People Like Me'

But she said the team would be happy to talk to people who "believe in the same things we believe in" such as AOC and the Democratic House Speaker. The U.S. Rapinoe also won the Golden Ball award as player of the tournament. Maybe you don't agree...

Daniel Sturridge's dog has been found and returned to him Daniel Sturridge's dog has been found and returned to him

Sturridge also posted four images of the dog - who has his own Instagram account - and uploaded CCTV footage of three hooded men. "I want to know who took my s***". A few hours later it was announced on Good Morning America that Sturridge's dog...

Women's British Open prize money up 40%

The Women's British Open has been staged in Scotland in four of the last nine years, at Kingbarns Golf Links (2017), Turnberry (2015), the Old Course, St Andrews (2013) and Carnoustie (2011). In 2018, the final-round for the Open Championship - featu...

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