Daesh is an Arabic acronym for the Islamic State. Eleven days into the biggest ground operation in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion, army and federal police units were fighting off sniper fire and suicide vehicle bombs south of the town of Hamam al-Alil, where some reports suggested Isis had been executing prisoners.
Indians star second baseman Jason Kipnis had a crowd of locals cheering him on as he hit that clutch three run homer at Wrigley Field Saturday night. After retiring the first five batters, Lester allowed a solo home run to Ramirez. Last night's 9.3/18 is up 48% over 2014's World Series Game 4 between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants (vs.
Manchester United had 37 shots in total during their goalless draw with Burnley and Heaton was in unbeatable mood, making 11 saves. Speaking after the game, Blind claims it's hard to believe United didn't score at least one goal. I want to speak about Luke Shaw as well because he did fantastic and we need him. "He's scored goals all over the world". "I am not anxious about that".
Bowles announced Monday that, with Smith out for the year, Fitzpatrick is the team's starting quarterback. Smith has completed 8-of-14 passes for 126 yards, one touchdown, and one interception this season. Smith suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in Sunday's win over the Ravens, an MRI showed Monday. Fitzpatrick has been criticized for being selfish in the wake of his comments on Sunday, but Marshall cautioned that players shouldn't be attacked for expressing how they feel.
One of the oldest teams in professional baseball, the Cubs have had one of the longest droughts in American professional sports. Asked what it would feel like to see that same flag fly at the end of the World Series , Ricketts admitted he already had his eye on a souvenir.
It starts up front with their front getting after the quarterback. Siemian and the run game methodically led the unit down the field to finish off a drive on a 3rd and goal with a fullback dive by Juwan Thompson for the touchdown. After a first quarter touchdown, the Chargers offense was stalled, scoring only six offensive points the rest of the way. Linebacker Shaquil Barrett blew through protection on the ensuing conversion attempt to block the extra point by kicker Josh Lambo, leaving ...
Piercy still had the lead after finishing his second round in the rain-delayed event Saturday morning. Johnson Wagner and Kyle Stanley were in the clubhouse on 65, while Spain's Jon Rahm joined Troy Merritt and Bill Haas on 66, buoyed by a hole in one at his second hole, the par-three 11th.
Thinking you won't win at Madrid doesn't exist. Before Saturday, he had scored only four times in nine matches, twice in La Liga and twice in the Champions League . And Ronaldo then bounced back from his spot-kick miss with an emphatic finish, as Madrid took full advantage of Sevilla's earlier 1-1 slip-up at Sporting Gijon to go three points clear at the top for at least a couple of hours.
The Boeing 737 reportedly "overshot" the runway. As the tires sink into the material, the plane decelerates. Executive Director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey Pat Foye says the pilot slammed on the brakes after making a hard landing in a rainstorm, causing the plane to tear up two tracks of concrete before coming to a stop on a patch of grass.
Antoine Griezmann is holding out hope to win the Ballon d'Or when the prestigious award is announced next year, says the scout who helped discover the Atletico Madrid forward. "I said that while explaining that Ronaldo would have if it was essentially based on the best of the year". Ferguson also paid tribute to Ronaldo's work ethic and attitude and praises Manchester United for playing such a large part in his development into the player he is now.
The first place Oakland Raiders travel to Raymond James Stadium to take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers! Incomplete. On second down, he threw for five yards to Mike Evans . For comparison, Tampa Bay committed six penalties for 64 yards. "We didn't take it". He was with the Bucs from 2006-2013 and was released following that season.
Cibulkova's achievement matches that of 2015 victor Agnieszka Radwanska, who also captured the title with a 1-2 pool record. Cibulkova , runner-up in the 2014 Australian Open, turned the tables on Kerber just a week after losing to her in the round-robin stage and captured the biggest title of her career in Singapore .
The win lifted the Broncos' record to 6-2 at the halfway point of their regular season while all-but-dashing the Chargers' hopes in the AFC West as they fell to 3-5 mark. "After the Broncos won the game 27-19, the team tweeted, "[Phillips] is doing great. Denver punter Riley Dixon booted a 68 yarder out of the shadow of his own end zone that helped the Broncos avoid disaster.
A heated battle for the second and third places mostly involved Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen. Daniel Ricciardo took the third place on the podium-but took the long route to get there. "You have to understand the adrenaline", said the four-times champion. The problem with Brazil, for Hamilton, is that it is a race the defending champion has never won, and the flawless manner in which Rosberg is driving at the moment, even if the Brit does overcome that record, he is still likely to find ...
By drawing with the Saints, City did at least avoid two successive defeats after their midweek 4-0 loss away to Barcelona , the club where Guardiola made his name as both player and a manager, in the Champions League. Guardiola has played top English teams before with his previous clubs and knew English Champions League opponents could be hard but he now speaks of sides such as Southampton and West Bromwich Albion with equal respect.
The spin department was led by Yasir along with Zulfiqar Babar and Mohammad Nawaz and Wahab Riaz and Mohammad Amir serving as part-time bowlers. Younis, who hit four boundaries and a six off Chase in completing his 31st Test half century, also played a rash shot and was caught off Roston Chase.
No. 2 MI was in control much of the way and the Spartans rallied too late to make a difference. MI won the Paul Bunyan Trophy for the first time since 2012. Clayton Thorson was 25 for 42 for 256 yards with a touchdown and a first-quarter interception. "Going to keep scratching for every inch, every point we can possibly get", Dantonio explained.
That's why the build-up to Alexis Sanchez's opener in the 4-1 win at Sunderland will have brought a big smile to the Frenchman's face. Giroud's goals - his first of the season - came with his first two touches of the ball after he replaced Alex Iwobi in the 69th minute.
Napoli, who won a World Series in Boston in 2013 and played in another with Texas in 2012, tried to picture what the scene will be like back in Cleveland on Tuesday night, when the Indians try to do something that hasn't been done in 68 years.
Denver head coach Gary Kubiak was not present at the last meeting after being hospitalized a week prior. After multiple tests, including a second opinion, it has been revealed that Anderson has a torn meniscus in his right knee and will undergo surgery Thursday, according to 9NEWS' Mike Klis .
It's now 12 points from a possible 12 - and four straight clean sheets - since Conte switched to a three-man defense, the Italian's favored defensive system that worked so well for him with Juventus in Italy. The Blues' now sit on fourth place with 22 points, only one point behind rivals Arsenal , Liverpool and Manchester City. "When you see this type of game and commitment from your players, it's fantastic for a coach".
Penn State played four undefeated teams in each of its last four games and spoiled unbeaten seasons in the last three (Minnesota, Maryland and Ohio State). He'll look to take advantage of a Boilermakers defense that ranks last in the Big Ten in total defense and rushing defense . "I think we did a good job of digesting what the coaches were saying at halftime and taking that out on the field", said Godwin, who caught five passes for 58 yards.
Cooper got his start catching footballs like that back at the Barnyard, a community center that offers after-school and summer programs in the Miami neighborhood where Cooper grew up. "Here's the thing - they made the plays, we didn't". When you have a quarterback like Derek Carr , it makes it easy on the guy calling the plays. With that being said, it is important that this team doesn't allow all this newfound success get to their heads as this Buccaneers team is no pushover.
As a result, the Cubs are slashing just.204/.273/.299 in the series, and have gone a meager 5-for-37 (.135) with no extra base hits and 17 strikeouts with runners in scoring position. "It's really not rocket science". What had been such a patient, grinding lineup made Miller throw all of seven pitches in the seventh inning. This was going to be work.
But having beaten No.3 Simona Halep and had other results fall her way, Cibulkova overcame Svetlana Kuznetsova to reach a final ended by a net cord victor on her fourth match point. After seeing what Kerber just did to Radwanska, you can't pick against the german in this match. "We are fine, but we are not like best friends on tour, you know".
Otherwise, a championship drought dating to 1908 will continue. John Lackey signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Cubs in the offseason for exactly this moment. If the Indians win Game 5, then they win the entire World Series, their first win since 1948! They lost the next one at home to the Tigers and have been haunted by curses and disappointment in the decades since then.
Pochettino's team have now gone five matches without a win in all competitions since beating Manchester City on October 2 and Dier concedes an improvement is required. "We concentrate on each game that comes, but this was a step in the right direction in the league, especially away from home". "We played well against a good team".
A gung-ho style needs a defensive counterpoint and, as Saturday's thriller at Selhurst Park demonstrated, Klopp still has work to do if his Liverpool side are to achieve the necessary control over every match they play. "Psychologically, we just didn't get up the top of the pitch, sometimes it's hard for you to see when you're on the sideline or for you guys sitting in the press room that some of their play is so quick and fast - that it got us into a negative mindset", he said.
McIlroy, who had never finished outside the top six at Sheshan International until his share of 11th place previous year, told Sky Sports 4: 'I felt like I hit the ball very similar the first two days, I was just able to capitalise on some of the good drives that I hit today and being able to hole a few more putts makes a big difference at the end of the day.
To a certain extent, it speaks to how talented the Raiders are, considering they have given their opponents so many free yards yet lead the AFC West with a 6-2 record. "Even though we made mistakes here and there, ultimately you want to get the win and you've got a resilient bunch, a gritty bunch". I just thank God.
The Celtic boss added: "I'm not anxious about the gap, that's for others to worry about". It's childish but it's one of those things that some people are going to do to try and get under your skin. "This is a guy who at 35 years of age could have travelled anywhere in the world to play, make a load of money, eat nice food and just relax and enjoyed his life".
Shanshan Feng is no stranger to the winner's circle as this is her fifth win on the LPGA Tour and first since winning the 2014 Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia. Aditi was some distance behind leader, Amy Yang, who added a 69, including a spectacular eagle, to her first round 63 to get to 10-under. Famed Kiwi looper Steve Williams recently told the New Zealand website Stuff that it was surprising to see Ko split with Jason Hamilton earlier this month after two years and 10 victories together.
Ominously for their rivals, they have scored 11 goals in those four games and conceded none, with their three-man defence holding firm once again without captain John Terry. "I think he's a complete midfielder, not only a defensive midfielder". We manage the hours very well and do whatever work is necessary - sometimes longer if needed, sometimes shorter'.
Two goals apiece from Alexis Sánchez and Olivier Giroud in a 4-1 home defeat against Arsenal left Moyes's bottom-placed team with two points. Sanchez completed the scoring in the 78th minute to score his 50th Arsenal goal. "With Giroud back, Ramsey back, [Granit] Xhaka is not suspended anymore", Wenger said. After the midweek Champions League trip to Bulgarian side Ludogorets, Arsenal host fellow title contenders Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday's North London derby.
Even though Texas is just 3-4 on the season, the Longhorns have averaged 36.1 points per game and boast one of the nation's leading rushers in D'Onta Foreman. Texas then extended that lead to 23-14, when D'Onta Foreman punctuated a six-play, 66-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run. His brother almost restored Texas' seven-point lead in the second quarter, when he picked up 51 yards on a pass from Buechele.