It was not the prettiest of AL Central Division affairs as the Cleveland Indians suffered an 11-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night from U.S. Tim Anderson had three of Chicago's 16 hits and Jose Abreu drove in two runs, backing another strong start by Miguel Gonzalez. "There's a laundry list of things he did last night that makes him DH today", manager Robin Ventura said.
Green Bay - When defensive coordinator Dave Aranda left Wisconsin on New Year's Day for the same position at LSU , he did so after building, by nearly any statistical measure, one of the top defensive units in the country during three years in Madison.
This is a Bengals' team that, in Brown's words, tried to "kill him and steal his dreams", in the playoffs last January. The fourth quarter seemed to bring out the liveliness of the Redskins but, it was a little too late. Heath Miller isn't around anymore, and LaDarius Green was one of the Steelers' high-profile free agent signings - but it was the second-year tight end out of Penn St.
Switzerland's Wawrinka triumphed 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 in this final to add this title to already won in France and Australia over the past two years. The two mega-stars within the sport of tennis did battle against one another for nearly four hours, before Wawrinka was finally able to see out the match, beating Djokovic by a scoreline of 6-7 6-4 7-5 6-3.
He hasn't spoken to media since August, well before LSU's first two games against Wisconsin and Jacksonville State. Wisconsin senior quarterback Bart Houston had a so-so debut in his first collegiate start, going 19 of 31 for 205 yards against LSU.
I'll have my picks against the spread later this weekend, and my pick against the spread for Thursday Night Football down below. The highest pointspread is Carolina -13 over San Francisco. 2 for that week, while No. 1 stays at his top spot. Lions at Colts, 2:25 p.m. The Lions offense takes advantage as Stafford throws three touchdown in a victory.
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin did not have an update on injured linebacker Ryan Shazier on Tuesday, but he did say several other players that missed a season-opening victory at Washington might be ready to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Richard Whitehead (L) of Britain celebrates after winning the men's 200m T42 final of athletics event at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , Sept. Nigerian athletes have won six of their seven medals so far in powerlifting, which sees athletes within a certain weight category bench press. On Sunday, Lucy Ejike set a new world record when winning the gold medal of the women's -61kg.
Dak Prescott completed 25 of 45 passes for 227 yards to lead the Cowboys. Thrown into the starting role following the preseason injury to Tony Romo , the rookie from Mississippi State had a respectable National Football League debut. Bryant, meanwhile, had one catch for 8 yards. FRISCO If Dez Bryant would have maintained possession throughout the catch and scored a touchdown ...
Reedie, who is also a senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said there was little doubt despite denials by the Russian government the hackers came from Russia. There is no suggestion of wrongdoing by either athlete, with the records detailing " therapeutic use expemptions" (TUEs) which are granted to athletes who can demonstrate a medical need via a doctor.
A major issue with the Jets' offense was the lack of touches from Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker , though the latter secured a touchdown on only his second target. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and had a completion rate of 54.3 percent and truly looked good for his season opener. Folk, however, would miss the extra point.
Defensively, the Giants yielded 328 yards and 19 points in the first game. The Raiders took their opening drive 71 yards and a 6-0 lead. Maybe a "hey", with a smile. "I'm not going to lie to you". "I think people have to do that. We have to make sure we're scoring touchdowns and put us in a position to win". The Saints did not stop the run (167 rushing yards allowed) or the pass (Carr threw for 319 yards and was not sacked or intercepted).
He allowed seven hits and five runs in five-plus innings at Tropicana Field Sept. 3 when he pitched five excellent innings before failing to get an out in six batters in the sixth. They have won just three of their last 12 games and were 2 1/2 games behind Boston for first place in the AL East after Wednesday's matinee. Ramirez hit a three-run homer off Marcus Stroman (9-8) in the fifth, and Souza drilled a solo shot off Joe Biagini in the seventh.
He created a special style of play. "He plays such a major role in that team in the backline". Funnily enough, Luiz made his first Premier League debut against Liverpool in 2011 in a 1-0 defeat for The Blues. They defend well, attack strong. Emre is not injured any more , which is good, but now he needs to train and that's how it is. If the teams' last encounter, in a pre-season friendly in the United States, is anything to go by, Friday's game beneath the floodlights could be a spicy ...
Adam Eaton tripled in a run in the third inning to put the White Sox ahead 1-0. "They scored a lot of runs (in the sixth), so then I just wanted to throw strikes". "Hopefully, the down time not just physically but mentally gave him a chance to think about things", Francona said. The Chicago White Sox held their annual " Bark at the Park " on Tuesday - a night in which fans are allowed to bring their dogs with them into U.S Cellular Field - only with a slight twist.
Stanford and USC have been playing each other since 1905. "Kind of what Stanford does with McCaffrey , we try to do with JuJu so that he's not targeted in one spot". "And, as you know, they were Pac-12 champions past year". "It's something we've worked on in the spring and fall for this game". Alabama was supposed to provide the first test and everyone knows how that worked out.
Unfortunately, it was a play that should have never happened because the rules weren't followed. And the Big 12 announced that the two-person video replay crew that worked the game also has been suspended for two games . "In this case, there's nothing that can be done, there's not a rule in place that addresses it", he said. I liked Chris' attitude and the way he's playing right now.
And unlike previous deals, the arrangement will also see the phasing out of a clause which allowed Israel to spend part of its U.S. aid on its own defence industry, instead of on weapons made in America. U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their press conference in Jerusalem, March 20, 2013.
The college football world continues to debate how a misapplication of a rule should be handled, like the one that cost Gundy's Oklahoma State team a win against Central Michigan Saturday. "They're mad. They're upset. That was the thing we would correct in the game, going back". The experiment allows arguably the most knowledgeable rules people to be watching multiple games in a command center to weigh in on calls.
I'm not going to stop working. "Our entire bullpen hasn't really hung in there that well", Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said. "The mechanics and defensive ability is one thing. Instead, he served up a home run that sent a large portion of the 16,190 in attendance racing for the exit signs. Pirates: RHP Ivan Nova (5-0, 2.53 ERA) pitches Tuesday night in the second game of the series.
The Algeria worldwide, who inspired Leicester's shock Premier League title triumph last season, has struggled to recapture his best form in the early weeks of the new campaign. That gives us confidence and now we have to stay calm and put our minds on the next match on Saturday". "Maybe the music wake up him". We showed exactly what we can do.
Three batters into his start he appeared to be in trouble, surrendering an infield single to Ian Desmond before Carlos Beltran followed with a double that scored Desmond for a 1-0 Texas lead. Hernandez gave the Astros a 3-1 lead with a two-run homer off the facade in left-center in the second. Jake Marisnick would single a batter later driving home another run before the inning would come to an end.
But Murray was imperious - hitting a career-best 141mph bullet to win the first set, while he allowed his opponent just four service holds. "I served one at 145 in San Jose but the next day they recalibrated the gun because it was completely wrong", Murray said in an on-court TV interview.
As the season goes on, it all becomes second nature, and you don't have to think about anything since it's all routine. I like the fact that many teams in this tournament have focused on small-area games during practice, including Team USA.
Bruges were lucky to escape a red card when veteran defender Timmy Simons hauled down Jamie Vardy on the edge of the area. And more defensive calamity from Brugge gifted Leicester a third when Mahrez completed his double with a penalty after 61 minutes.
The 1-2 finish, Mercedes' fourth of the season, puts the team 208 points ahead of second-place Red Bull in the team standings. "All my best friends are Italian, I speak Italian and have a lot of connections with Italy and a lot of support here also, so it's awesome to see", Rosberg added.
That's why I get excited when I see acts of good sportsmanship like what happened during another one of the opening weekend's games between Nebraska and Fresno State, and also earlier during the LSU-Wisconsin game, albeit in a more subtle way.
Platini, one of the best soccer players of his generation, when he had hopes of becoming Federation Internationale de Football Association leader, said people who hadn't played the game should not be in charge of running it. At an extraordinary congress held in Athens, Greece, today, UEFA member countries elected their new president. The father-of-three, who spoke fluent English throughout, has not provided too many policy details so far but did say he wants to bring in term limits, revamp ...
However, Argentina captain Daniel Orsanic is giving no clues on whether the potentially gargantuan confrontation between the two former US Open champions will take place on the first day of the tie or the last. "At the end of previous year Davis Cup for all of us was a priority", he observed. So we want to try to do it again this year if possible. It's going to be hard but I want to win all the events I can.
While Spurs were playing their first match in the competition in five years, the team from the principality had not played in the tournament since the 2014-15 season when they reached the quarter-finals. The only real bright side is that this was just one Champions League match out of what will be a grueling Group Stage set. Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur) - After a terrific season last time out, Alli's star has risen more than any other young footballer in European football.
Mauricio Pochettino has criticized his Tottenham Hotspur team for having a "lack of passion" after a 2-1 defeat to AS Monaco in the Champions League . "Quite a few of the players have played there already in worldwide matches, and we played there a couple of years ago in the League Cup final as well".
The four-game series continues with game three Wednesday night with Pittsburgh LHP Steven Brault (0-2, 3.38 ERA) scheduled to take on RHP Jake Thompson (1-5, 6.05 ERA). Both players provide some excitement with attributes that could make a difference on the Phillies' 2017 roster. Howard will move on after the season, but in the not-too-distant future, the Phillies could have another lefty-hitting slugger who sees shifts.
He started the day off with a lead-off home run against Royals' starter Ian Kennedy in the first inning. Morales has 25 home runs and 72 RBI with a.254/.322/.454 line overall. Nineteen of those dingers have come since August 1, a time period in which Dozier has been going deep every 7.8 at-bats. Dozier has homered in five straight games, tying him with Harmon Killebrew and Marty Cordova for the longest streak in Twins history.
Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer rallied the Irish from a 31-17 deficit in the third quarter and finished with 215 yards passing and five touchdowns. Void of experience in the wake of losing veteran safety Max Redfield, the Longhorns exposed Notre Dame's porous secondary as a crucial weakness future opponents are sure to exploit.
The Nationals got back on track and have now won eight of their last 10. On Tuesday, the Mets pulled within nine games of Washington in the NL East and remained a half-game ahead of St. Baker was not with the team in the series finale because of a death in the family. Bench coach Chris Speier, who said he had a "heavy heart" as he filled in for Baker, helped guide Washington to a tidy 1-0 win over the New York Mets in the midst of late-afternoon shadows.