However, the athlete affectionately known as A-Rod will remain part of the organisation until 2017, staying on as a special adviser and instructor. "Saying goodbye may be the hardest part of the job, but that's what I'm doing today". That's the game in which Joe Torre batted A-Rod eighth, a move that maybe best epitomizes all of Rodriguez's playoff struggles. Rodriguez led the Yankees to their 2009 World Series title, but it's been a tumultuous tenure since he arrived before the 2004 season ...
There may be more medals on tap for the teen sensation with the 4 x 200 relay and women's 100-meter freestyle races coming up Wednesday and Thursday at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro . "As fast as my teammates were, the extraterrestrial that is Phelps was faster", said Fabien Gilot, who had the unfortunate task of swimming the second leg for the now-silver medalists.
Muhammad is the first Muslim-American to qualify for the Olympics as someone who wears a hijab, a traditional Muslim headscarf. Today (Monday) is an important day for one of the most impressive athletes in Rio, Ibtihaj Muhammad , a female fencer representing the U.S.
Inter Milan have announced that head coach Roberto Mancini has parted company with the club by mutual agreement . Mancini had been Inter's coach since November 2014, returning after a previous managerial spell in 2004-2008 at the famed club.
Chef de Mission Maurits Hendriks and team doctors were with van Vleuten on Sunday night, The Associated Press reported, and said she was conscious and speaking. 'I really hope she's OK, ' she added. She crashed head first into the gutter, with television cameras quickly cutting away as she lay prone on the side of the road.
Ait Said's left leg snapped on his vault landing, the sharp crack heard throughout the arena. Meanwhile in Washington, DC last night, WTOP Radio reporter Max Smith tweeted (above) about a runaway ambulance with a patient inside at George Washington University Hospital.
But it was a symbolic triumph no less. Mardini told NBC that she sometimes wouldn't even be able to practice in Syria because the pool in which she trained was often rocked by bombings. Had she represented her homeland, she would have been listed under the letters SYR. Ten refugees were chosen from the more than 59.5 million people displaced from their homes around the world to form the Refugee Olympic Athletes team.
Replying to England's 297 all out, Azhar shared a second-wicket partnership of 181 with Aslam on the way to an excellent knock of 139. He offered an apology of his own, after his poorly judged single led to the 20-year-old being run out on 82 when appearing on course for his maiden Test hundred.
She was well ahead of everyone else in the pool Sunday. I've been on Twitter for a few days. "One of my best friends, Katie McLaughlin, missed making the team in the 200 [butterfly]". The result was totally expected. To do so, the American swimmer, 19, had to lower her own world record of 3:58.37, achieved at the Pan Pacific Championship in 2014 in Australia, by almost two seconds.
In the end Ledecky blew away the field, breaking the world record with a time of 3:56.46. It's pure happiness.I felt good throughout. Ledecky will also compete in the 200-meter freestyle on Monday and the 800-meter freestyle on Thursday. Ledecky, in particular, is heading into her wheelhouse with a race in which she owns the world record and has dominated the past three years. USA's best swimmer left the rest of the field in her wake Sunday night in the women's 400M freestyle final, ...
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the Cubs and Yankees were in the final stages of a deal involving Chapman and Torres . The Yanks still would have two All-Star relievers in their bullpen without Chapman in Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances , but getting an A-ball prospect wouldn't help them this year.
Working alarms being part of it. On Friday, a fire broke out in the parking lot located in the basement of the building, and the fire alarms failed to activate. "We've asked Rio to enforce a very strict non-smoking policy", Chiller says, "At the moment it's not". Mosquitoes carry the Zika virus , and many teams are using long-sleeved shirts for protection.
The first tennis player ever to carry the Union Flag has spoken to two-time bearer Sir Steve Redgrave about what to expect. "I am very proud to be selected as the Team GB Flagbearer for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony on Friday", the world No.
The Hall of Fame Game marks the start of the National Football League preseason schedule, and this year's edition between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts was scheduled to kick off at 8 p.m. With less than an hour until kickoff, fans were still being let into the stadium, which nearly angered them more. "Nobody's been told anything". The Packers flew back home Sunday night, they'll take Monday off and resume training camp Tuesday night.
At the press conference, Rodriguez commented on whether he thinks he could still play in the majors. He was emotional as he reflected on his career. Even with A-Rod down to his final four games, Joe Girardi still wouldn't pledge him any playing time at Fenway Park, where Rodriguez could take repeated shots at the Green Monster in a last-ditch effort to reach No.
The 23-year-old Jese is PSG's fifth signing during the close season after Hatem Ben Arfa, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Thomas Meunier and Giovani Lo Celso. With Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema occupying Madrid's forward positions, playing time has been hard to come by for Jese in recent seasons and he is now focused on helping his new club replicate their domestic dominance in Europe.
The only one I can compare it to is Milan'. "It's always important to start with a trophy". "I would like to dedicate this victory to Louis van Gaal", Mourinho said following the game . Mourinho blamed Fellaini's mistake on the slowness of the Wembley field. After eluding the sliding Andy King, he drove towards goal, slipped the ball beneath Leicester captain Morgan's sprawling challenge and confidently tucked a shot past Schmeichel.
Even more, he is signed for a club-friendly $9 million per season for two more years. While he has appeared in the playoffs with the Astros, Mets, Cardinals and Yankees, Beltran remains in search of his first World Series title. Under contract through 2018, it was tougher to stomach the blow of Miller leaving NY seeing as though he could have anchored the bullpen with Dellin Betances for at least the new couple of years.
I think it's such the right call", he said. "It's nice to get in the position and keep the hammer down and keep making birdies and keep playing well". Walker also moved from No. 29 to No. 4 in the Ryder Cup standings, all but assuring him a spot on the team. It helped that Baltusrol was where he met his caddie, Andy Sanders, at a US Amateur practice round.
With neither player able to make the breakthrough on their opponent's serve, the second set went to a tie-break and Del Potro somehow found another level to win the first five points. The post Rio Olympics 2016: Djokovic crashes appeared first on The Nation Nigeria. "That's sport", said Djokovic whose Olympic singles record is stalled at a bronze from Beijing in 2008, reported AFP.
Ahead of Trump's planned address at the Detroit Economic Club, Clinton's campaign put out a press release and video raising questions about the NY tycoon's business record and his ability to steer the American economy as it continues to recover from the Great Recession.
Muhammad, a three-time NCAA All-American at Duke, has had a slow but steady rise to the top of the sabre community. The eighth-ranked saber fencer defeated 33rd-ranked Olena Kravatska of Ukraine, 15-13, in the round of 32, but went on to lose in the round of 16.
Of those 11 matches, the US has lost in six - none more shocking than when top-seeded Serena Williams and Venus Williams crashed out in the first round, 6-3, 6-4, to the Czech Republic duo of Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. 63 Zheng Saisai. One day after being eliminated from the women's singles competition, Venus and sister Serena were bounced from the women's doubles tournament in the first round.
The last time a United Kingdom male swimmer stood on the podium to accept a gold medal for the United Kingdom was back in Seoul in 1988 when Adrian Moorhouse won the same event. Dad Mark said: "I've lost my voice". His 100m world record of 57.92 seconds came at the British Championships in April 2015 and stood until the Rio Games - before he smashed it twice.
Louis for the second NL wild-card spot (see full recap). With runners on first and third in the fifth, Ortiz made a diving catch of Josh Reddick's liner to end the inning. Manager John Farrell placed his customary emphasis on the positive first before conceding the obvious that Price's performance was not up to snuff.
Kenley Jansen struck out the side in the ninth to earn his 34th save. A strike out and ground out respectively saw the pair retired, with Howie Kendrick laying out to prevent the latter from reaching the outfield, and while Jackie Bradley Jr .
Along with Chris Woakes, Finn delivered the knockout punch for the home side; a chaotic 23-ball spell that yielded four top-order wickets for just a solitary run. Cook is unconcerned about the timing of England's ascent, which could come quickly if they follow up Sunday's victory over Pakistan at Edgbaston with another at The Oval.
In a surprised news, now there is a report coming in from a well-connected analyst Ming-chi Kuo that we might be seeing the new Apple wearable in the coming six months. Do you own an Apple Watch? The Apple Watch 2 is said to share the same design as its predecessor, but will get a Global Positioning System radio and barometer for improved geolocation capabilities.
The small crowd erupted in rapturous applause when Chase completed his century and raised his bat in celebration, with nobody clapping louder than Viv Richards. Chandrika scored 5 and 1 in that Test. Even if not a win by an innings, most considered second Test to be in India's favor if rain does not interrupt play on Day 5.
The New York Yankees capped off an emotional day in which Alex Rodriguez became the latest star to announce his retirement, following hot on the heels of Mark Teixeira, with a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians, while the Minnesota Twins were too good for the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3.
Speaking after United's 2-1 win over Leicester City in the Community Shield at Wembley, Mourinho told BT Sport: "It's fantastic that such a good player is with us". "When other people break records it's not a reason to be sad, it's a reason to be proud of the dimension of the club that can do that". It remains to be seen as to whether the midfielder will be available for the club's Premier League opener at the Vitality Stadium against Bournemouth on Sunday, but United fans will certainly ...
It was a day of surprises on the first day of the judo competition at the Rio Games. "I've dreamed a lot about this and I'm very happy because of all the people cheering", she said. The other bronze medal was won by Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh of Kazakhstan . Top seed Munkhbat was disqualified for leg grabbing in the quarter-final against Jeong .
We're going to make sure this never happens again". He told ESPN's Lisa Salters the call was made after consulting with coaches Mike McCarthy and Chuck Pagano, as well as NFL COO Tod Leiweke. NFL Media's Steve Wyche reported that the players were pulled back into the locker room after field safety concerns were raised. Yet to be resolved is how the thousands of fans will be reimbursed for the cancellation.
Their best chance came for Renato Augusto who received from William, but fired his volley off target from an ideal position. Given that Brazil prioritized winning their first Olympic gold over the Copa America Centenario this summer, a group-stage exit might be more embarrassing than the infamous 1-7 against Germany two years ago.
But Leicester hit back after the break as Jamie Vardy punished Marouane Fellaini's misplaced backpass to draw the Premier League champions level. Ibrahimovic leapt above Foxes captain Wes Morgan in the 83rd minute to head Antonio Valencia's cross beyond goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, the Swede marking his official debut with a decisive contribution and securing United a record 21st Shield.