He has waited a long time for this. He works hard every time he pulls on the jersey. "He has given a lot to the Cronulla club over many years". "I love playing here and next week is wonderful for me personally that I get an opportunity in my last game of footy ever in my life to play in a grand final".
By the stats at least, the Brummie was perhaps a marginal favourite going in here. Born around 6,500 miles from this hard court in the city of Corrientes, and now ranked outside the world's top 100, Mayer will always remember the weekend he spent in Glasgow .
The former US Open victor clinched the victory as he thrashed Richard Gasquet of France 6-3 6-2 7-5, hammering 14 aces and producing 21 winners. Murray, though, won't have much time off before getting back on the court for the Beijing Open which begins two weeks from today on October 3.
Unable to reach the end zone, Auburn had to rely on Daniel Carlson's six field goals to get the win. LSU then managed a 13-play drive and had a 3rd-and-16 at the Auburn 20 when things got wild. except, upon review, it was correctly ruled that LSU had not, in fact, gotten the snap off in time. But just like those games against unranked teams shouldn't ever gotten into a last-possession scenario, Saturday joined the legendary list of Miles' late-game screw-ups.
Arsenal produced a devastating first-half display to defeat title rivals Chelsea 3-0 at the Emirates. "If he is on the pitch or if he is at home he is my captain". But the 23-year-old France midfielder was on the scoresheet at last in the 42nd minute at Old Trafford. A bright start by Leicester was stopped in its tracks by Smalling's back-post header from Blind's corner in the 22nd minute.
A sign outside Old Trafford asking fans to put stickers on to vote if Manchester United's Wayne Rooney should be dropped today. "It is frustrating but I'm not angry that I'm not playing because I understand it's hard", he told Sky Sports .
Things did not go well though at The Emirates and Fabregas was hooked just before the hour mark with Chelsea 3-0 down and the 29-year-old now faces a battle to get back into Antonio Conte's first-choice XI. Arsenal is five points off the pace. This time, by contrast, it was Costa who was frustrated as his markers Laurent Koscielny and Shkordran Mustafi snuffed out every chance that came his way, building a platform for Arsenal to punish Chelsea for their defensive shortcomings.
Son's goals came in the opening quarter of the game as he built on his hugely impressive performance in last Sunday's game against Sunderland - a display that was described as "incredible" by the former France global Thierry Henry. Our live game, Burnley v Watford, kicks off at 8pm but make sure you tune in to Sky Sports 1 from 7pm for an hour of chat with the former Mainz and Borussia Dortmund manager.
Bowling for the first time in a Test in India , the left-arm spinner had 3 for 77 in 20 overs, the timing and calibre of those three wickets making up for the slight profligacy with runs many times over. "What we have got to do now is go out there and put pressure on the batsmen". New Zealand had just broken a century stand between M Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara , and the opposition's captain and best batsman had walked in to deafening noise.
After Daniel Carlson's fifth field goal gave Auburn a 15-13 lead early in the fourth quarter, LSU moved inside Auburn's 35-yard line , but turned the ball over after a fumbled exchange between Etling and Fournette. The previous play only stopped the clock temporarily until officials signaled it to start again. Officials reviewed the play and said that the Tigers did not get the snap off before the clock struck zero.
Mayor Dewey Bartlett made his comments Thursday shortly after the Tulsa County district attorney announced he was charging officer Betty Shelby with first-degree manslaughter in the September 16 death of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher. Dashboard camera and aerial footage of the shooting and its aftermath showed Mr Crutcher walking away from Shelby with his arms in the air. When the Tulsa Police Department released police videos of the moments around Crutcher's death, Chief Chuck Jordan said ...
Minnesota entered Thursday afternoon's game 41 games under.500 at just 55-96, 33 games behind the first-place Cleveland Indians. Detroit rode a six run top of the ninth to a 9-2 win in game one, and a six inning, eleven strikeout performance from Justin Verlander in game two to take both games.
But Obama's move could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, which requires the voting of the two-thirds of the lawmakers in both the Senate and House. "I believe both parties will come together next week to make [the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act] the law of the land". Congress could now annul his decision.
Just two minutes later it was 2-0, Neymar playing Sergi Roberto into space down the right flank. Alberto Lora's dismissal in the 74th minute made it an uphill struggle for the hosts, with Neymar grabbing his first goal in the 82nd minute and Arda Turan's header making it four two minutes later.
Not just my football story, but my life story because it's a story of ups and downs. "Obviously, we haven't proved anything yet, we've got a long way to go, but I think it's kind of been apparent to the country that I made the right decision", he said.
Today marked the day that arguably the greatest "little man" in NBA history, Allen Iverson, was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Instead, the announcer from the Hall of Fame said, " Allen Iverson will be here for the ceremony (Friday)".
BOURNEMOUTH 1, EVERTON 0 - Everton's unbeaten start to the league ended as Junior Stanislas scored a 20-yard drive to give Bournemouth its second win . Arsenal's Olivier Giroud is likely to be named in the squad to face Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday after proving his fitness in an intensive training session on Friday.
Captain Sidney Crosby and center Evgeni Malkin are still in Toronto competing for their native countries in the World Cup. Canada posted a ideal record in group play at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey , and it kept the streak alive with a dominant 5-3 win over Russian Federation in the tournament's first semifinal at Toronto's Air Canada Centre on Saturday.
City , having won their first five league games under Guardiola to top the table, visit Swansea City for the second time in four days, after Guardiola's side won 2-1 in a League Cup tie on Wednesday. In the little post-match activity he did, the Portuguese underlined his anger that Jak McCourt's tackle on Memphis Depay early in the second half brought a booking rather than a red card.
But I think he can play better and I will try to tell him. We tried to win the game straight from the start and I thought Claudio (Bravo) was awesome in the way he mixed his passes; the short balls to the central defenders or the long balls to the strikers helped us create quick counter-attacks.
Kyle Whittingham rolled the dice three times on fourth down, Utah converted each time and took advantage of a key early drive pass interference penalty on Iman Marshall to get the victory. And like he said earlier in the week, beating USC at home was the first step in doing just that. The Trojans coughed up fumbles on each of their first three offensive possessions - each time after advancing into Utah territory.
It was similar to Matt Kenseth and Brad Keselowski brawling in 2014 at Charlotte and Jeff Gordon and Keselowski exchanging blows at Texas. Obviously that was the right idea, the right call, because everybody took tires except for three guys.
Selected by the Timberwolves with the fifth overall pick in the 1995 NBA Draft, Garnett was the first player selected directly out of high school since 1975. The 1999 NBA Lockout was precipitated in part because of the then very large contract Garnett signed with the Wolves in 1997. He was the first player drafted out of high school since 1975, and his instant successes paved the way for players such as like Bryant, Tracy McGrady and LeBron James to make a similar leap in the years that ...
Hector Rondon got two outs and Mike Montgomery pitched a scoreless inning before Maddon went to Joe Smith for a game-ending strikeout of Steve Selsky. "He's 23 years old". We certainly have to improve the quality of the talent. "He's getting a lesson on what works and what doesn't work". Lester, who reached on a walk and advanced to second on Fowler's hit, made it 3-0 when he scored on a Bryant double that started as a popup to short right and dropped in for a hit.
North America is in a precarious spot as a result of its loss to Russian Federation earlier in the week because head to head is the first tiebreaker. Surrounded by regressive hockey culture, at times I've become cynical or maybe jaded. Instead, they won two out of three games and ended up turning a lot of heads.
Phelan's future remains unresolved, although he has an offer to become Hull's manager on a permanent basis, but the former Manchester United assistant is waiting for assurances from the club's owners after a failed takeover. We are 100 per cent aware of the difficulties we can have in this game. "We are a team that has come up from a division and we're a team of some experience and some youth so to come to Anfield and try to perform and be courageous is a lesson".
Head coach Bill O'Brien had this to say about the injury, "Any time you lose, basically, the heart and soul of your team - Brian is a heart and soul-type of player". This catch was a difficult snag over the middle, and it highlighted a trait of Fuller's that he hopefully is able to outgrow - a tendency to make the difficult plays look easy, and the easy plays look difficult.
He said a decision by Obama to deny the 9/11 families "their well-deserved day in court would truly stain his legacy". According to the White House , the legislation could expose United States diplomats and servicemen to litigation in other countries.
A devastating counter-attack saw Man City break from a Swansea corner, with Sterling skipping past Kyle Naughton and sliding underneath Fabianski to wrap up the points. But in the final ten minutes the Citizens improved and had two good chances, but were unable to find another goal, and we had a very even game going into halftime.
World No. 1 Jason Day has always struggled to remain healthy throughout his career, and his recurring back problems struck again Sunay during the final round of the BMW Championship. "I ran into a buzz saw with Dustin Johnson the last two days, " Casey said. "I played really solid, drove it really nicely, wedged it really good", Johnson said.
Halak was instrumental in them getting there, thanks to a brilliant 36-save performance in a preliminary round shootout win over Russian Federation and his effort in their quarterfinal win - out-dueling Henrik Lundqvist and beating Team Sweden.
I mean, this is not rocket science what we're talking about here. "We are a sloppy football team". The Spartans turned what had been a close game at halftime into a 29-point lead with three third-quarter touchdowns. Tyler O'Connor has plenty of experience in the program as a fifth-year senior, but has little game experience playing behing Connor Cook. Brown in the end zone.
That was Bautista's 20th home run of the season, and somehow his first home run against the Yankees this year. Fourteen of Bautista's homers have been go-ahead shots. "Reaction from the game was pretty positive, we hung out at Centre Field pre-game, mostly because I wanted to show the local broadcast guys what I was running with and how I was going to defend my turf", he said.
His last win came on September 23, 2014, at Boston, as he was hurt in spring training 2015 and missed all of that season and most of this one, returning September 2. Reigning American League baseball MVP Josh Donaldson was still awaiting results from an MRI he had on his injured right hip when he first spoke to reporters about it on Wednesday.
The Boston Red Sox look to build on their ridiculous 10-game winning streak. Rays third baseman Evan Longoria notched his 167th hit - two away from his career high in 2010 - with a double to lead off the ninth Friday before being stranded.