The Texans' 23-14 win over Chicago on Sunday wasn't ideal, but the Texans offense looked like a different unit in the first contest of the season. And despite an early interception from cornerback Tracy Porter , the defense failed to create any other tide-turning plays.
Romelu Lukaku vowed to become a "serial killer" after scoring an 11 minute hat-trick to send miserable Sunderland into a relegation panic . The most alarming aspect of Monday's display was the speed at which Sunderland capitulated after Lukaku headed Everton into the lead, with the Belgian striker going on to help himself to an 11-minute hat-trick.
Down two starting infielders, the Astros did one thing they have struggled to do this season - finish off the Rangers. Altuve entered leading the AL in hitting with a.340 average to go with 24 home runs and 94 RBIs. The All-Star second baseman flied out during the third inning, with replays showing Altuve grimacing following a swing during the plate appearance.
Ronaldo was forced to miss crucial league games and the first leg of Real's Champions League semifinal against Manchester City with a hamstring injury. After their fairytale Premier League title triumph last season, Leicester begin their maiden Champions League voyage with the short trip to Belgium to face Club Brugge at the Jan Breydelstadion.
As for next year, Cashman said: "He'll have to earn his way on like everybody next year". Last season Williams played eight games with the Yankees before hurting his shoulder - he replaced the injured Slade Heathcott, who replaced the injured Jacoby Ellsbury - and went 6-for-21 (.286) with one homer and three doubles.
The second goal originated from a misplaced pass in the Brugge defence and the captain, Timmy Simons, bringing down Jamie Vardy on the edge of the penalty area, a foul that would presumably have led to a red card, rather than the yellow that was shown, but for the rules being relaxed earlier this year for cases when it is a genuine attempt to go for the ball.
The power-play units struggled to create the kind of chances and puck movement Canada wants to see, although on Tavares' second power-play goal, that was the best the unit looked all night. Thats just the lay of the land of this tournament: I cant wait. "Without saying too much, I think there were a couple of borderline hits there where our guys were put in some awkward positions and there's not much you can do there", Toews added.
Tebow, 29, will be sent to the Mets' Instructional League in Port St. Lucie, Florida to begin his career, which runs from September to October. Those attributes motivated both the Braves and the Rockies to also demonstrate an interest in acquiring the University of Florida legend.
The tension around the Jets was noticeable Monday. Bowles did his best Bill Belichick imitation, calling to mind Belichick's "We're on to Cincinnati" mantra of 2014, except in this case Bowles was off of Cincinnati. Revis, who is making $17 million this season, set the bar so high that it becomes news whenever the 31-year-old gets beat for a big play. There hasn't been any indication Enunwa's status is in doubt for Thursday's game against the Buffalo Bills.
We must continue working. I think that the referee was tricked. But despite solid defending and inspired attacking moves, the four-time defending French champions were made to pay for their profligacy. He conceded after 42 seconds but was faultless thereafter, denying efforts from Cavani, Angel di Maria and Serge Aurier as PSG pushed for a second. Wenger admitted after the match that Arsenal were "drowning" in the first half, and McLintock - who captained the Gunners' double-winning ...
Sotoodeh and Soroudi were both in Rio for the Olympics and felt they became targets after Lochte's wild night out made headlines. The men were tackled and handcuffed by security, and women wearing the same anti-Lochte shirts in the audience were removed from the ballroom.
A key explosive play was a 75-yard touchdown run by Jalien Richard, which, coupled with a subsequent 2-point conversion pass from Derek Carr to Amari Cooper, tied the score at 27 with 8:26 left. "I don't know that it changes the vision for the defense", Payton said of Breaux's injury . Returning from a knee injury that ended his season last November, Flacco went 23 for 34 for 258 yards, including a 66-yard touchdown pass to newcomer Mike Wallace in the second quarter that put the Ravens ...
PSG were a goal up after just 42 seconds when Edison Cavani's header found the back of the net. Arsenal were lucky to get a draw against a rampant PSG side in match day one of the 2016/2017 Champions League. Wenger hinted that he would. "But they know what the roles of the season are", Wenger said. However, while the Frenchman's arrival initially sparked greater urgency in attack, PSG started to dominate like they did in the first half and the Gunners were indebted to Ospina who made three ...
Love still has one more player to name and will complete his line-up following the conclusion of the Tour Championship on 25 September. Love plans to do the same this time around with Dustin Johnson , Jordan Spieth , Phil Mickelson , Patrick Reed , Jimmy Walker , Brooks Koepka , Brandt Snedeker and Zach Johnson .
He lost his left arm in a rocket attack while serving as an RAF weapons technician in Iraq in 2007 when he was 21-years-old. The ex-serviceman was supported to Paralympics victory by a partnership between military charity Help for Heroes, British Cycling, the British Paralympic Association and UK Sport.
L.A. football fans waited more than 21 years for a team of their own to cheer for and now must wait at least another week for the first score. As for Johnson , the Los Angeles-based ESPN analyst says the Rams blew it by talking Goff with the top pick.
His movement in the pocket was affected by that ankle injury, and that can be a major problem for a guy who is considered to be a dual threat QB, and that is one of his most powerful weapons and best qualities. Bryant couldn't hang on to a number of well-placed balls, particularly a would-be touchdown in the first half and critical drop in the fourth quarter.
But it seems highly unlikely that he'll take to the field just hours after playing for the reserves. But their third successive match against a London side turned out to be their most rewarding, even if they secured their first victory of the season the hard way - going two goals down before scoring four without reply.
De Leon's debut took place in front of over a dozen family and friends as the Puerto Rican native became just the third pitcher in Los Angeles Dodgers franchise history to record nine or more strikeouts in his debut joining Pedro Astacio (10) and Kaz Ishii (10).
The Mets will allow Tebow to miss a few days each week in the Instructional League . That's an interesting statement considering that Tebow will make his baseball debut in the fall instructional league in Port St. Tebow last played in the National Football League with the Eagles last summer. Tebow hasn't played the game competitively since high school, but has been working out with former Major Leaguer Chad Moeller since Memorial Day.
But it was still quite a comedown for the Bhoys. Celtic then had a great chance to level the game, after they were given a penalty. "When the ball hits the back of the net for us it would have given us a lot of energy, so I think that was a turning point".
Pochettino's talisman scored just eight goals last term, his worst return yet in a Tottenham shirt. Stoke are rock bottom of the Premier League after taking just one point from their four matches and Hughes accepted his team are struggling defensively, having conceded 10 goals.
Since that win, the Cowboys have gone 0-8 at home, including their Week 1 loss to the Giants on Sunday. The 36-year-old is likely to miss at least another month after breaking a bone in his back in the preseason. In the Giants' heartbreaking 27-26 loss here last season, Rashad Jennings and the offensive line failed to put the game away in the closing minutes, in part because Manning told Jennings not to score.
Atlantic Coast Conference officials said they're moving championship games out of North Carolina over the state's controversial House Bill 2. "The decision to move the neutral site championships out of North Carolina while H.B. They said that the two universities would "remain steadfast in our commitment to welcoming and supporting all people", and noted that their policies protect students from a host of discrimination types, including discrimination based on gender identity and sexual ...
The 28-year-old German had never been so much as a finalist at a major until this season, but made three such runs, winning the Australian Open and finishing as the runner-up at Wimbledon, before dropping only one set at Flushing Meadows. Wawrinka may be right to be reluctant to class himself in the elite if the cold facts and figures are any guide at all. And though no one's saying Djokovic is going anywhere (though Federer doesn't win majors these days, he's still one of the three best ...
While Rodgers has enjoyed an encouraging start domestically, winning Manager of the Month for August in the Scottish Premiership before defeating Rangers 5-1 in the first Old Firm tussle of the season at the weekend, he has already endured some hard assignments in continental competition.
Alistair Overeem in a heavyweight fight. CLEVELAND (AP) - Stipe Miocic wouldn't let his hometown down. CLEVELAND Stipe Miocic climbed to the top of the octagon and threw his legs over its sides, straddling the cage like he was riding a horse.
With Senderos off trying to figure out the showering system, Dembele netted his hat-trick goal to make it 4-1. Substitute Stuart Armstrong finished the scoring in stoppage time to continue Celtic's 100 per cent start to the season as they move four points clear of Rangers with a game in hand against their Old Firm foes.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery has spoken of his admiration for Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger and is expecting a demanding tactical battle in their Champions League clash on Tuesday. "Obviously we did so, so we are happy with the three points and we go game by game and try to improve every day". Emery's team were beaten 3-1 at Monaco just prior to the global break in Ligue, and in addition to ending an 11 match unbeaten run, that defeat marked the first time in 16 months ...
Spurs failed to make their dominance count in the second half after Alderweireld halved the deficit in the 45th minute following early goals from Bernardo Silva and Thomas Lemar for the visitors. We were better than Monaco, but they were more effective in both areas". "They came out in their numbers and didn't stop singing until the end". White Hart Lane it wasn't.
A starlet and a veteran excelled in attack as the United States surged into the final Concacaf qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup. Victory saw US finish the fourth round on 13 points, two clear of Trinidad and Tobago. Three minutes after Altidore's first, the Toronto FC forward grabbed his second off of yet another Christian Pulisic low ball from the left, which found him sitting alone on the back post.
Additionally, Punk could stand to make more far more money off of the show if he gets a cut of the PPV buys. "When he didn't shake my hand and he was giving me that hard look I said "you're an actor, you're still acting", Gall said after UFC 203 was finished.
Guardiola, a two-time Champions League victor with Barcelona, also called on City's fans to end their practice of booing the competition's anthem. "What only we can do is play every time better and people say I spend 90 minutes there and I have fun".
Unfortunately, the Vols will be without two defensive starters for the game. Berry was in street clothes against Virginia Tech , while Williams saw little playing time in the game. "We should be putting out more points as an offense because we're experienced so it's frustrating", Gardner said. "Just pleased the way we came out and played", Durkin said.
Before 2016, her four years as a fixture at the top of her game had brought her to three significant finals, just beneath the slams, and she had lost each one. Karolina Pliskova in a smashing final 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. The Scot was playing his fourth major final in men's doubles and has gone one step further at Flushing Meadows than past year, when he finished a runner-up alongside John Peers.