The Cleveland Indians are chasing a Major League Baseball record that few teams in the modern era have managed to accomplish. Despite lackluster numbers with all bases occupied, the Indians are still managing to win ball games. On offense, the Tigers had zero runs, five hits and eight strikeouts in their nine trips to the plate. Once, in 2004, in another ALCS, Francona's Red Sox would start the greatest baseball comeback of them all at Fenway Park, in Games 4 and 5 against the ...
The Steelers solidified their divisional dominance, overcoming a 4-5 start by winning their last seven games of the season and ending up a full three games in front of their closest AFC North foe. In order to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers you have to get Ben down. Especially one that has plenty of time to prepare and for 2017 at least, has little on tape.
Diggs finished with seven catches for 93 yards and two touchdowns. Pass protection was the concern going into this season, but Bradford was given time in the pocket to ignite the Vikings offense. It was Kelemete's first time playing the position. In receiving area, Adam Thielen , Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph are the primary targets of Bradford.
It was a stretch play to the right, but McCoy found a seam up behind the nose tackle and up the middle of the field. Any time an offense can get its bread-and-butter plays going, it opens up all kinds of complementary options. A couple of big plays by LeSean McCoy and Mike Tolbert , and a key third-down conversion pass to Charles Clay had the Bills on the move. The Bills still have much to prove after beating the lowly Jets.
Whatever the case, Houston's second game of the season couldn't be much worse than their first. Houston plays its next two games on the road, heading to Cincinnati to face off with the Bengals Thursday at 7:25 p.m. Also, running back Lamar Miller will there to take care of the offensive backfield. The catch tied Hopkins for 3rd on Houston's all-time receiving touchdowns list with 24.
Green Bay is coming off of an NFC Championship Game appearance last season as the Packers fell short against Atlanta. And when the quarter came to an end, the Seahawks had all of 3 total yards of offense. No, these two giants get to open against a fellow Super Bowl contender-each other. He's definitely pretty calm back there. Once you get into the game , you get into the feel of what he's doing, if things hold true.
Replacing them will be free agent signee Terrelle Pryor Sr. and second-year player Josh Doctson , who missed all but two games last year with an Achilles injury. Suddenly Wentz enjoys questions about taking on elite cornerback Josh Norman. For Graham , it all comes down to this team starting fast. The Philadelphia Eagles are coming from a 16-10 loss to the New York Jets last week in a preseason game.
Open. With her natural speed and shotmaking abilities, Stephens simply refused to surrender to the onslaught of Williams' shotmaking on Thursday night. It came with 39 days. King won back to back titles in 1971 and 1972 and then another (her last) in 1974 before passing the torch to Chris Evert. I don't think I'm going to make it.
Brady proudly hoists one of five Lombardi Trophies the Patriots have captured during his tenure as starting quarterback. But such chatter is understandable, if not realistic. You have to put it all into practice. "Well, the best teams are the ones that are in the best shape'". Gronk does his thing and spikes the ball so hard it hits the ceiling of the Superdome.
Rafael Nadal , the Spanish tennis player now ranked No. 1 in the world, has advanced to the men's final of the US Open Tennis Championships this week in New York City. After losing the first set 6-4, Nadal stampeded all over his opponent, to set up the final against Kevin Anderson tonight (1.00am PST). He has hit 250 winners off his forehand to Nadal's 201 after six matches.
Muguruza has eight top 10 wins this year including victories over two reigning number ones, Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon and Pliskova in Cincinnati. Vandeweghe defeated Lucie Safarova 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) to advance to her third Grand Slam quarterfinals this year, having previously reached the semifinals at the Australian Open and the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.
Few fancied him heading into the match, particularly after a virus had hampered him in his fourth round match against Dominic Thiem but he pulled off the unlikeliest of victories to set up a meeting with the world No. "So I didn't change anything". So I'm really happy for him. "I just felt something, sort of my muscle being tight at the back". "And I believe Rafa is going to be ready if that match has to happen".
Kevin Anderson spoiled the American party at the US Open when the big-serving South African beat local favourite Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (9), 6-3, 7-6 (7) to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final. Kvitova's response was excellent. When Kvitova moved ahead and emphatically saved three break points from 0/40 down in the fourth game, victory seemed hers for the taking.
Lewis Hamilton steers his Mercedes during Friday practice at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza ahead of the Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton was characteristically emotional at the result. The two Red Bull drivers, as well as Sainz and Alonso should reap punishment on the starting grid to have made changes to the engine. This is simply due to teams taking so much downforce off the cars in search for high top speed speed gains down the many straights Monza has to offer.
Bottas has performed well in his first season with the Silver Arrows and sits 41 points adrift of current leader Sebastian Vettel and 34 short of Hamilton in the standings. Verstappen, Vettel, Bottas and then Hamilton took top spot as the times tumbled. Despite the mixed conditions, the usual suspects dropped out in Q1, with Kevin Magnussen , Jolyon Palmer and the two Saubers all getting knocked out along with Grosjean.
Sorry, but that's the way I see it. Sabathia escaped constant trouble, holding the Red Sox to one run and four hits while working around five walks, which matched a season high. He doubled down on his bunting criticism yesterday, and Yankees manager Joe Girardi seemed to think the legends of the game would operate the same way.
Yankees starter CC Sabathia went to field it, picked it up but threw it away for an error, allowing Nunez to reach base. "Bunting is part of the game", said Rice. That's what we do. In professional sports, you take advantage of your opponent's weaknesses at every opportunity. "We know past year when he came to us, there were really tight restrictions on him: not starting an inning over 90 pitches".
Despite this, the mega fight is expected to break records for pay per view sales, gate takings and total revenue. "Let's get through Mayweather first", White replied. McGregor had some success early on against a watchful Mayweather, but the MMA superstar ultimately proved no match in a ring for boxing's self-proclaimed Best Ever.
Thursday night saw the Yankees win the opener of the four-game series by a count of 6-2. MILWAUKEE - Zach Davies won his 16th game to tie Arizona's Zack Greinke for the most victories in the majors, Jonathan Villar homered and Milwaukee beat Washington.
Roddy also discusses the fact McGregor's personality on camera and in the ring - i.e. that of the World's Most Confident Man - is exactly what he's like outside of the public eye, too. I don't want to have my flag inside of your truck like this.' I said, 'Man, I'm not anxious about that.' He's saying, 'You never know if you ever need someone, so...' -- I already knew where he was going with it.
This week, footage emerged of Cleveland Cavaliers superstars LeBron James and J.R. Smith speaking on McGregor facing off against the boxing icon. And being competitive isn't quite enough. Confidence or arrogance, depending on how you look at it, oozes from both Mayweather and McGregor. When you see a boxer take a good blow to the face on TV - like when his head snaps backward or to the side - you often see a swath of sweat spray through the air.
Fister (4-7) gave up doubles by Brett Gardner and Aaron Judge to begin the first inning, and little else. Boston is also 5-1 in Pomeranz's last six road starts and 20-8 in Pomeranz's last 28 starts. Opponents can only try to beat the Yankees left-hander one way. He allowed 4 hits, struck out 5 and walked 1. Asked whether the Red Sox said anything back, Sabathia, with an expletive, said: "I don't even care about what they have to say.
He believed it would have been a closer fight had he prepared a little differently, after losing via technical knockout in the 10th round. She likened the mismatch to "having a dance partner who's on a different rhythm to you", with the thought being that this could throw off Mayweather .
On the other hand, Nadal had a relatively easier first round outing during his straight sets win over Dusan Lajovic of Serbia. Moreover, Nick Kyrgios was part of the upsets' wind of yesterday. "It was tough at the beginning", Nadal said afterwards. "I always thought that he was going to play if he was here practising", Nadal said, as quoted on Metro .
Number one: Surprise, surprise, the Alabama Crimson Tide will come in at number one and the reason (s) are simple: Saban, Saban, Saban. Lamar Jackson returns to Louisville in pursuit of a second straight Heisman Trophy, and while I do not think he will achieve that goal, he should have another big season.
In his first 22 innings in Sri Lanka , Rohit Sharma had averaged 14.25, and hit only one fifty. The former India skipper also came close to scoring his 3 consecutive ODI half-century but missed out by a run. The 28-year-old Delhi batsman slammed 17 boundaries and two sixes in his illustrious 96-ball knock. Sourav Ganguly (11,221) and Rahul Dravid (10,768) are now ahead of him as India's top ODI run getters.
Sri Lanka pace maestro Lasith Malinga has vowed to keep playing global cricket and added that he has no plans to call time on his illustrious career. Virat Kohli has repeatedly expressed a preference to play his first-choice XI right through this tour, but India might gain more from these matches by giving their fringe players a run.
Trades can always be voided if player health is not what they were led to believe and there is at least a possiblility that that is what will happen here. He will be able to suit up for the Cavaliers eventually, just not as early as Kyrie will for Boston. Marcus Morris can't be aggregated in a trade until September 7.
The right-arm pacer joined Dhoni (45*) after a sensational six-wicket haul by Sri Lankan spinner Akila Dananjaya , who snapped up six wickets in 20 deliveries, and left the visitors reeling. WICKET! What a gem of a catch by Rohit Sharma at second slip! At 28 for 2, the near-capacity crowd sensed another letdown. We knew if we played them out we would chase easily.
Girardi put most of the blame on the umpiring crew for not warning both teams after Michael Fulmer hit Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the fifth inning - "if that's not intentional, I don't know what is". In 2014, while playing in Double-A, Sanchez was handed a give-game suspension for his team. He then started throwing punches. Betances said he didn't hit McCann on objective, and McCann seemed to agree afterward.
With that in mind, here is a potential XI for the game against Leicester City on Saturday. Paul Pogba has warned the rest of the Premier League that Manchester United is not "scared of anyone" and is capable of winning the title this season, according to reports.
Bhuvneshwar hit his maiden ODI fifty. However, Dhoni (38) and Bhuvneshwar (53) took India there on and batted sensibly, not giving away any chance to the Lankan bowlers and slowly and steadily ticking along. "The board has been hugely supportive of everything that I do and what the players do". You got to be ruthless in these games. "So it's an opportunity for everyone in the team including MS to create good habits and sustain them over a period of time", the skipper made it amply ...
McGregor last fought on November 12, 2016, when he defeated Eddie Alvarez three-minutes and four-seconds into the second round and took home the UFC lightweight title. I will go out and perform. Earlier yesterday, Mayweather had taunted McGregor over his fitness, telling the United States website FightHype that he believed his opponent would struggle to make the 154-pound limit for Saturday's bout.
The NBA2K Twitter account tweeted "whoops" after the trade went down, linking back to their tweet revealing Irving as the cover artist. "His age is a great fit", Celtics president Danny Ainge said of Irving in a conference call hours after the trade went down.
For Sri Lanka , meanwhile, this series is more than just a matter of saving face after its heavy losses in the Test series. Axar Patel yet again showcased how good a limited-overs bowler he is as he accelerated Sri Lanka's collapse by picking up three wickets .