Swoopes, one the most successful women's basketball players in US history, became the Hall of Famer one year after her long-time national teammate Lisa Leslie was introduced on the same stage in 2015. He said for three seasons he never spoke to the Chinese player thinking Yao did not understand English. Allen Iverson entered the Basketball Hall of Fame with a thank you list that seemed to contain as many points as he scored in his legendary NBA career.
Singapore says it has seen 115 cases, including a Myanmar citizen. The Ministry said earlier on Saturday that the man was believed to be the first locally-transmitted Zika infection in the country. " Zika will spread even faster in Malaysia than Singapore because our Aedes volume is so much higher and the breeding grounds are enormous", said Mr Amar Singh, head of the paediatric department at Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun in the Malaysian town of Ipoh.
His second came at the par-5 7th hole. Storms and heavy rain caused a 3/2-hour delay and changed the nature of Crooked Stick from fast and firm to greens that were soft and accessible. Tomorrow's final round of the BMW at Crooked Stick in IN will determine whether they remain in that position and keep their chances of becoming the first Aussie to win the Fedex Cup in its 10-year history.
Murray produced a flawless display against the Bulgarian to win 6-1 6-2 6-2 and now faces Japan's Kei Nishikori at Flushing Meadows for a place in the semi-finals. "It's an unbelievable court to play on". Smith said: " It has been a great summer for the British players with Andy once again leading from the front and the performances from the players at the US Open gives us a lot of momentum going into the tie.
It didn't make a whole lot of sense, but they were able to get out of playing Bradford $18 million a year over the next two seasons and also recoup some of the picks they gave up in the Wentz deal. With Daniel or Wentz under center in 2016, there's a good chance the Eagles could end up tanking the season. Philadelphia will most likely protect Carson Wentz by handing the ball off to running backs Ryan Mathews, Darren Sproles, and Kenjon Barner.
Chase Carey , executive vice president of 21st Century Fox, is now the sport's new chairman. But when it does go through, Ecclestone will still be chief executive. The deal is subject to regulatory approvals in various countries, as well as the approval of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile - the governing body of Formula One - and Liberty Media's stockholders.
Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in NY. Following some major upsets and heartbreak during the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the women's and men's singles tournament, we finally have our final match-ups. Croatia's Mate Pavic and Germany's Laura Siegemund landed the mixed doubles title with a 6-4 6-4 upset win over the seventh-seeded USA partnership of Rajeev Ram and Coco Vandeweghe .
By the end of the week, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin might not be the only former USC head coach on the Tide's staff. "We need to get some more guys who can play winning football ", said Saban. Of course, Saban isn't offering any guarantees, especially considering earlier this week he told reporters he would choose between Bateman and Barnett for his starting quarterback.
Elliott gained two positions and a three-second lead over Larson after the field cycled out following pit stops. Elliott has replaced Gordon in the No. Larson is at his best on fast intermediate speedways like MI where he can run up near the wall, his preferred groove. "Bummer again here", said Elliott, making no attempt to hide his disappointment.
Barring a final-day accident or incident Quintana will celebrate a second Grand Tour success, with a 104.8km route from Las Rozas to the capital to encounter before officially sealing a maiden Vuelta title on Sunday. "I had no problem following Froome". "My team is still very motivated for tomorrow's stage", Froome said after the podium celebrations on Friday.
Reigning champion Kyle Busch hasn't had a top-10 in his past three races and older brother Kurt, a model of consistency earlier in the season, has just one top-five in the past 11 races . This is it for Kasey Kahne . Looking at his history at the track combined with his lack of success this season, the odds are against Kahne being one of the sixteen drivers in the Chase this season.
McSorley hit Barkley out of the backfield for a 40-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter, cutting Penn State's deficit to 28-21. Penn State got on the board with 2:42 left in the first quarter, as the Nittany Lions followed a 59-yard punt return by John Reid with a three-yard rushing touchdown by Saquon Barkley .
She has been strong all season and is yet to lose a set here, playing fantastic Tennis. Ivanovic, the 2008 French Open champion, tweeted Tuesday about the decision to step away from the tour until 2017 - making the announcement one week after losing in the first round of the U.S.
Along the way, they trounced the Colts 42-20 in Indianapolis in the famous Jonas Gray game, and held the San Diego Chargers to 14 points in their own building for a 23-14 victory on Sunday Night Football. Arizona finished with the second best scoring offense previous year and were seventh in scoring defense (the stats were marred by a blowout 36-6 loss in week 17 where the Cardinals seemed disinterested against Seattle).
Djokovic went on to win a second US Open, a sixth Australian Open and first Roland Garros which finally allowed him to join the select club of career Grand Slam winners. "The conditions were different from most of the days during the tournament but it was the same for both players", said Djokovic. McEnroe was critical of the Frenchman's performance, with the seven-time grand slam victor saying Monfils acted "unprofessional" at times.
Granted, Rivers over the last two seasons has been at the top of the league for the first 8 games, so he could turn it around since this is his first game against the Chiefs in the first half of the season since 2012. "I wish I could put them all out on the field", Chiefs running backs coach Eric Bieniemy said with a smile. "We know we have guys that can spot them if needed", Reid said.
It is the type of blockbuster we don't see often enough, although Roseman was involved in another recent trade involving a starting quarterback when the Eagles swapped Nick Foles for Bradford on the first day of free agency in 2015. With Daniel or Wentz under center in 2016, there's a good chance the Eagles could end up tanking the season. The Eagles receive a first-round pick in 2017 and a fourth-round pick in 2018.
With the National Football League under scrutiny for the way it handled Panthers quarterback Cam Newton on Thursday, the NHL is about to issue new concussion rules of its own, Sportsnet.ca reports. If you're not going to slide we're going to put something on you. "Games like this, we look forward to". The way we were playing was bad. After sitting out he entire preseason and training camp with a lingering back injury, DeMarcus Ware was inserted into the game on pass-rushing situations and ...
Penn State leads the all-time series 50-42, and there have been four ties. Now after 16 years, Penn State's biggest in-state foe and one-time bitter rival returns to the schedule. Penn State running back Saquon Barkley (26) leaps over the pile for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh , Saturday, Sept.
ON THIS DATE (Sept. 9, 1968): Arthur Ashe beats Tom Okker 14-12, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to win the first US men's singles title of the Open era. "I think if she had played any less, then maybe I would have had a chance", Williams said . She couldn't help but keep one eye on Karolina Pliskova's stunning US Open semi-final victory over Serena Williams - which assured Kerber would gain the ranking she's been inching toward for weeks.
Formula One: Although Nico Rosberg trimmed rival Lewis Hamilton's lead in the title race after winning the Belgian Grand Prix, it was Hamilton who seemed the happier driver after turning a back-row start into a third-place finish. Kyle Larson was so overcome with emotion, he had to take a seat in victory lane. "But I hadn't been to Victory Lane before so I was going to do some burnouts".
He doesn't just grab Edoga's jersey from behind, but he pulls him backward. "Poor decision by a young person", Helton said. We've got to make great decisions. He is playing extensively while starting left tackle Chad Wheeler struggles with plantar fasciitis. Earlier this week USC, lost starting center Toa Lobendahn for the season due to a torn MCL .
The great Williams took exactly an hour to dismantle Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-2 6-1 in the US Open third round at Flushing Meadows. The world number one achieved the feat as she defeated fellow American Vania King 6-3 6-3 in the second round of the US Open , the 306th major tournament victory of her career.
Mazzarri's next League game in charge comes a week on Sunday when Watford entertain Jose Mourinho's Manchester United. In a statement, the club said: "West Ham United unreservedly condemn the behaviour of the individuals involved in incidents during today's fixture against Watford ".
The latter option would have led to the case being dropped but the court in Rio de Janeiro has reportedly agreed to press on. The judge ordered that the passports of Mr Hickey and Mr Mallon be retained, and both be stopped from leaving Brazil, for the forseeable future.
Pliskova, who was contesting the first Grand Slam final of her career, opened the match looking a bit nervy, hitting four unforced errors in her first service game - including a wild forehand volley at the net. "It means a lot to me", Kerber said. Pliskova had been aggressive against Williams, shortening the rallies with aggression from the baseline but her groundshots were too cautious early on.
STAT OF THE DAY: 53 - Percentage of service games (9-of-17) won by Gael Monfils in his loss to Novak Djokovic. The 29-year-old Serb has led the world rankings since July 2014, won 11 of the last 23 Grand Slam tournaments, become the first player in history to win more than $100m in prize money and won more matches than he has lost against each of his "Big Four" rivals, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray .
Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson headline the Class of 2016 which will be enshrined Friday night. This is probably the strongest class to enter the Hall of Fame since 2009, when Michael Jordan , John Stockton and David Robinson received the honor of joining this elite company.
In a statement on Friday , Air Academy Federal Credit Union said that they would be parting ways with Marshall and that: "While we respect Brandon's right of expression, his actions are not a representation of our organization and membership".
I think if she had played any less then maybe I would have had a chance". In her match against Victoria Azarenka in the US Open , she took part in one of the matches of the year, although Azarenka was the one who prevailed. Kerber earned her first career No. 1 ranking before she even stepped on court Thursday with Serena Williams' loss in the first semifinal. The 26-year-old Wozniacki fought with moxie in the first set after falling behind 0-4.
Wozniacki is a two-time runner-up at Flushing Meadows, but she arrived at this year's tournament at No. 74 in the world after missing 2½ months because of an ankle injury. "I really wish Jo a quick recovery", Djokovic said. "For now I will train without a coach like at the beginning of the season, but of course that's not the final state of things", added the 2011 and 2014 Wimbledon victor.
The Colombian climber, a two-time runner-up to Froome at the Tour, is looking to add the Vuelta to his 2014 Giro d' Italia title. Quintana saw 2.16 minutes clipped off his lead by Froome who began the day 1.21 behind in the overall classification.
The deal also provides the Saints with almost $13 million in additional spending flexibility under the 2016 salary cap as the team continues to shuffle the roster in advance of Sunday's regular season opener at home against Oakland. The future Hall of Fame quarterback turned 37-years-old in January, and will look to finish his career a New Orleans Saint. Brees missed one game last season because of a shoulder injury, a game the Saints lost to the Panthers on September 27.
No good.' But then I started to work with them and I found a great commitment and attitude. If someone thinks that this player loses his concentration during the game, my task is to improve him in that aspect. Sometimes you want to improve your players only by talking. "We have to work to improve our physical condition, our tactical condition and to try to continue our good season".
On an evening so humid his racket slipped out of his hand during one swing, Wawrinka never panicked. Wawrinka , who will be playing in his first final here, beat Kei Nishikori, the 2014 runner-up, 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2. Their six previous matches in majors - twice here (2012-13), three times at the Australian and past year at Roland Garros - have all been dramatic affairs, with four of them extending to five sets.