• Former Florida TE Aaron Hernandez's lawyer: Brain showed 'severe' case of CTE
Former Florida TE Aaron Hernandez's lawyer: Brain showed 'severe' case of CTE

Jose Baez , Hernandez's lawyer, told the New York Times on Thursday that Hernandez had "the most severe case [of brain damage] they [McKee's team] had ever seen in someone of Aaron's age". Baez said Thursday he does not expect that the results of the brain study would have any impact on that. The family plans to file legal action against the ...

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  • Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Bengals Scouting Report II: Inside the combatants
Wayne Larrivee's Packers-Bengals Scouting Report II: Inside the combatants

They fired their offensive coordinator last week and there's talk of benching starting quarterback Andy Dalton . He also added that none of the injuries appear to be season ending. Linebacker Clay Matthews is sitting at 74 career sacks. Daniels went down early against the Falcons last Sunday night and the team needed backup strength on the defensi...

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  • Marcus Rashford at the double as Manchester United defeat Burton
Marcus Rashford at the double as Manchester United defeat Burton

United's defence has also been sound, though Burton's late goal - the first scored by a lower-division team at Old Trafford since 2011 - was a minor irritation and blemished an otherwise faultless home record. Man City, level with United at the top of the Premier League, were involved in the night's one all-Premier League tie, edging out West Br...

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  • Burnley demand explanation from Ladbrokes after sponsor taunts players
Burnley demand explanation from Ladbrokes after sponsor taunts players

Scott Arfield and Ashley Barnes were also guilty of missing from close range but the game only sprung into action after some second-half substitutions as Wood replaced Sam Vokes and Brady also entered under the radar, but it was Sacko who broke the deadlock for Leeds.

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  • Magnitude-3.6 Earthquake Shakes Parts of Los Angeles
Magnitude-3.6 Earthquake Shakes Parts of Los Angeles

Former Los Angeles Laker Rick Fox, whose Westwood home was rattled, tweeted that the quake "wasn't amusing". There was no indication that this quake may be a harbinger of a larger natural disaster coming for the Southland. Lopez said she witness glass blow out of the windows of a few buildings. There were no immediate reports of casualties....

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  • Liverpool FC to ring the changes for League Cup
Liverpool FC to ring the changes for League Cup

Klopp plans to use Wales worldwide Ward as his goalkeeper in the competition, although jokingly made reference to being regularly questioned about his controversial policy to rotate Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius. "We have a lot of players who are in good shape but did not have the match time so far", explained Klopp. He had an impact when he came...

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  • Kyrie Irving not the least bit interested in LeBron James' feelings
Kyrie Irving not the least bit interested in LeBron James' feelings

Asked if he let James know that he was seeking to leave, Irving said, "Why would I have to?" The 25-year-old said he kept things professional with the Cavs throughout the process but was hurt by the manner in which the news of his trade request came out.

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  • India vs Australia 2017: 1st ODI Cricket Match
India vs Australia 2017: 1st ODI Cricket Match

Earlier, India chose to bat first in a move that according to captain Virat Kohli was a "no-brainer". India struck early blows to reduce the Aussies to 35/4 but Maxwell got stuck into the wrist spinners to smash an 18 ball 39, including three successive sixes off Kuldeep Yadav.

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  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

What are the fighters' records? Cotto is aiming to fight the victor of the Alvarez-Golovkin bout before the end of 2017. Then you have a killer in GGG, who until his last fight, had never gone the full 12 rounds in his professional career, having finished 33 of his opponents via KO.

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  • Palace pin hopes on Hodgson for fortune revival
Palace pin hopes on Hodgson for fortune revival

Roy Hodgson says England's loss to Iceland at Euro 2016 did not make him doubt himself as a coach. They did that but after about ten minutes, that game was again [going] for us. The win hands Mauricio Pellegrino his first away win since he took charge on the south coast, while Hodgson faces an uphill battle to turn Palace's form around, ...

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  • Singapore to continue hosting Formula 1 Grand Prix until 2021
Singapore to continue hosting Formula 1 Grand Prix until 2021

Liberty Media had taken complete control of F1 in January, ending Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign at the helm of affairs. Who has won the most Singapore Grand Prix races? "We are looking forward to offering our continued support to make the next four years even more spectacular and exciting".

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  • Day takes a baby step with a big round at BMW Championship
Day takes a baby step with a big round at BMW Championship

To mark his ace BMW awarded United States dollars 100,000 to the Evans Scholars Foundation and then Day made a decision to give the auto he won to the Evans Scholars, which will yield another full, four-year scholarship for another student.

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  • Ben Davies: Tottenham guarding against backlash, says ex-Swansea defender
Ben Davies: Tottenham guarding against backlash, says ex-Swansea defender

For all of Spurs dominance Pochettino's men struggled to get their first win at the Wembley Stadium. Harry Kane is now back to his goal-scoring best, with August having ended and has scored some important goals in their last two games. "Always in football, when you don't get good results, the first to be sacked is the manager". 'That is why tha...

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  • Hamilton holding on 'for dear life' in Singapore
Hamilton holding on 'for dear life' in Singapore

I'm still full of adrenaline so maybe whatever I say doesn't make any sense but I love this track. "We are not too far off so I can be quite happy with this qualifying", said the Dutchman of his 1:39.814 effort that secured a second-place starting slot alongside Vettel on the front row.

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  • Jesse Lingard: 'Facing Everton will not faze Romelu Lukaku'
Jesse Lingard: 'Facing Everton will not faze Romelu Lukaku'

Yet the manager would not be drawn on whether Rooney , who is now a regular at Goodison Park, has benefited from his move, as per the Telegraph . Ibrahimovic will face competition to regain his starting spot upon returning as the Red Devils acquired Romelu Lukaku in the summer window.

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  • Jose Mourinho unsure how long midfielder Paul Pogba will miss
Jose Mourinho unsure how long midfielder Paul Pogba will miss

In United's return to the Champions League , a 3-0 win over FC Basel on Tuesday, Mourinho had to withdraw captain Paul Pogba after just 19 minutes. "I don't know if it's the same one". The France global left Old Trafford on crutches and Mourinho is unsure about his absence beyond Sunday's Premier League clash with Everton.

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  • Browns rookie Myles Garrett out several weeks with high ankle sprain
Browns rookie Myles Garrett out several weeks with high ankle sprain

In the 2016 season finale, the Steelers needed overtime to down the suddenly hot Browns 27-24. "It is surreal", he said . "I've been playing this game for 14 years now", Roethlisberger said. NB: Joe Haden is a totally different player in Pittsburgh. As good as the top two levels of Pittsburgh's defense is, this should be the best defen...

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  • Jurgen Klopp Talks Liverpool Transfers and Defensive Problems After Sevilla Draw
Jurgen Klopp Talks Liverpool Transfers and Defensive Problems After Sevilla Draw

Klopp said there was room for improvement and that his players needed to learn to be dominant and not give away easy goals. Loris Karius feels Liverpool's dominance against Sevilla fully merited all three points on Wednesday night, but admits that sometimes things work against you.

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  • Hurricane Jose Churns In Atlantic Between The Bahamas And Bermuda
Hurricane Jose Churns In Atlantic Between The Bahamas And Bermuda

It's about 510 miles east-northeast of the southeastern Bahamas and 470 miles south of Bermuda, moving toward the southeast at 7 mph. GFS for Monday night with tropical storm winds possible for the Outer Banks. 19. European for Monday night which keeps the main part of the storm over the Atlantic and gusty winds for the Outer Banks. A few of ...

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  • Boxing Odds: Gennady Golovkin a -155 favorite vs. Canelo Alvarez 9/13/17
Boxing Odds: Gennady Golovkin a -155 favorite vs. Canelo Alvarez 9/13/17

I want this for my people, my team, for my country. Now comes the real fight - and what a fight it will be. Saunders, who hasn't boxed since last December, said: "I signed to fight both Golovkin and Canelo, but none of them have come off".

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  • Stephens outlasts Venus to reach US Open final
Stephens outlasts Venus to reach US Open final

Neither was even playing at the start of the season, due to their respective surgeries. After watching her three compatriots get the job done the expectations were all on the 15th seeded Keys and the 22-year-old showed her steel blossoming under the pressure.

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  • Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller considered move to Manchester United
Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller considered move to Manchester United

Carlo Ancelotti will quit Bayern Munich in January in order to move to China, claims former midfielder Mario Basler . Lewandowski, 29, demanded Bayern sign more world-class players to compete with the world's elite. He is employed with us as a football player and earns a lot of money. Lewandowski has been at Bayern since 2014 and has won th...

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  • Michael Owen criticises Manchester United's defence following Stoke draw
Michael Owen criticises Manchester United's defence following Stoke draw

Both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly were poor. Jose Mourinho refused to shake Mark Hughes' hands. Mourinho said " it's not easy to come from behind " at Stoke on a normal day. Sometimes managers of top-six clubs don't take negative results too kindly. Mourinho brushed aside the handshake issue in his post-match press conference.

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  • Fans: victory at Browns home opener came off the field, not on
Fans: victory at Browns home opener came off the field, not on

As the younger brother of Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, expectations are already sky-high, and he'll inevitably be compared to his older brother, at least at the beginning of his career. The Browns wouldn't go away, though. Will be re-evaluated and more informaiton on Tuesday. James Conner said Thursday that while he and Bell split reps...

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  • NFL Week 1: Keys for Giants offense vs. Cowboys
NFL Week 1: Keys for Giants offense vs. Cowboys

He is one of the most risky players in the National Football League, aren't likely to allow him on the field unless he is fully healthy. Zeke dominated the headlines this week, but it's the performance of Dak Prescott that could be the key to the Cowboys doing what they couldn't do a year ago and beating the Giants.

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  • Under-fire De Boer on the brink at Palace
Under-fire De Boer on the brink at Palace

On Sunday, Crystal Palace travel to Burnley in what is seen as a do or die game for De Boer, who is facing the sack should they lose. It took just three minutes for Wood - making his first start for Burnley following his summer move from Leeds - to open the scoring, with the goal put on a plate for the New Zealand global.

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  • Messi nets 3 as Barcelona routs Espanyol 5-0
Messi nets 3 as Barcelona routs Espanyol 5-0

Alba cut the ball back and Messi was in the right place to stab it wide of goalkeeper Pau Lopez. Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says that it is a "privilege" to play alongside Lionel Messi , who he regards as the best player in world football .

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  • Remember Giorgio Tavecchio? Raiders activate former Packers kicker
Remember Giorgio Tavecchio? Raiders activate former Packers kicker

The Raiders put Janikowski on the reserve/injured list, meaning he must miss at least eight games but can be reinstated to the roster after that. The team made the move a day before the season opener against the Titans. Packers waived K Giorgio Tavecchio. Janikowski joined the Raiders as a surprise first-round pick in 2000 and is one of the few...

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  • Penn State's James Franklin throws shade that's sure to fuel Pitt rivalry
Penn State's James Franklin throws shade that's sure to fuel Pitt rivalry

The No. 4 Nittany Lions, fresh off a 52-0 trouncing of Akron that didn't exactly dampen fans' hopes that another championship season could be dawning, say they'll be waiting, seeking to continue the program's turnaround while exacting some revenge for that loss last season.

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  • Michael Venus loses US Open Mixed Doubles final
Michael Venus loses US Open Mixed Doubles final

Open final in 15 years. Both players are competing for their first major title. Stephens is trying to join Kim Clijsters (2009) as the only unseeded U.S. He said: "Obviously a lot of money has been pumped into the grand slams over the last few years, and people are making a lot more money than they used to, but a majority of that is going into ...

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  • OR defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt wants big plays limited against Nebraska
OR defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt wants big plays limited against Nebraska

From there, the Blackshirt defense forced two turnovers and helped bring the Big Red within one touchdown with just over two minutes to go. When all was said and done, the Ducks (2-0) had racked up almost 600 yards despite being shutout in the second half in front of a sellout crowd of 58,389 at Autzen Stadium.

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  • Clemson sacks Auburn's upset bid
Clemson sacks Auburn's upset bid

Clemson has won four consecutive games against the SEC, but it never really put Auburn away. What should you expect in the top 10 matchup between Auburn and Clemson? Bryant completed 19 of 29 passes for 181 yards, but it was his running ability that keyed the victory.

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  • Sloane Stephens Crushes Madison Keys to Win US Open Women's Singles Title
Sloane Stephens Crushes Madison Keys to Win US Open Women's Singles Title

Keys, despite playing a poor final, deserves credit for dominant quarterfinal and semifinal performances and also has a very bright future. Stephens played her usual defensive tennis, forcing her opponent to make the extra shot and testing her patience.

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  • Cincinnati falls to MI 36-14
Cincinnati falls to MI 36-14

Nine plays later, Mike Boone ran a yard for the touchdown, cutting the Wolverines lead to 14-7. Hayden Moore completed 17 of 28 passes for 151 yards and three touchdowns. The Wildcats (2-0) led 14-0 midway through the first quarter, before Adams took an interception 30 yards up the far sideline and scored to make it 21-0.

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  • Mickelson gets wildcard pick for 2017 Presidents Cup
Mickelson gets wildcard pick for 2017 Presidents Cup

Hoffman will be making his first appearance in a team event. Stricker had said he wanted the five-time major champion to show him something, and the 47-year-old Mickelson delivered at the TPC Boston with all four rounds in the 60s to tie for sixth.

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  • Premier League clubs vote to close transfer window before season starts
Premier League clubs vote to close transfer window before season starts

That could create some big issues if a player was to leave the Premier League for a big club in Europe after the deadline, as the former club could not replace them. Premier League teams will now have three weeks less next summer to conduct their business. Five clubs apparently voted against the move and one abstained.

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  • OU Gets Ready for Ohio State By Remembering Last Year's Loss
OU Gets Ready for Ohio State By Remembering Last Year's Loss

In the end, if the Buckeyes were to lose to the Sooners but go on to win the rest of their games, finishing their conference schedule undefeated and winning the Big Ten Championship, Ohio State would nearly certainly make their return to the College Football Playoff.

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  • Isaiah Thomas in the Wine and Gold with NBA Live 18's Demo
Isaiah Thomas in the Wine and Gold with NBA Live 18's Demo

As a two-time NBA All-Star and All-NBA Second-Team selection from last season, he will cost a pretty penny for Cleveland or whichever team decides to sign him during the 2018 offseason. During his 2.5 years with the Celtics , Thomas says he "fell in love with Boston " and was disappointed because he wanted to go down in New England sports his...

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  • Saudi Arabia Qualifies For The World Cup, Edging Australia On Goal Differential
Saudi Arabia Qualifies For The World Cup, Edging Australia On Goal Differential

Needing to boost their goal difference to hold off Saudi Arabia in the standings, the Australians instead missed chance after chance against much weaker opponents. When the final whistle blew, several South Korean players sank to the ground in relief before starting some low-key celebrations. In his maiden World Cup appearance in 2014, he scored ...

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  • Recently released 49ers wideout lands back with Jets
Recently released 49ers wideout lands back with Jets

Kerley was acquired by the 49ers in a trade with the Detroit Lions on August 29, 2016. Kerley was the leading receiver in terms of catches and yards for the San Francisco 49ers in 2016, tallying 64 receptions for 667 yards and three touchdowns.

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  • PSG's signing of Neymar makes a mockery of FFP, says Javier Tebas
PSG's signing of Neymar makes a mockery of FFP, says Javier Tebas

These last few years, Manchester City has paid almost £1 billion for players. "What we have done is caught them peeing in the bed, or in the swimming pool". After initially claiming the clubs were "irreparably harming football", Tebas has once again launched a scathing attack, this time using a rather weird analogy.

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  • SEC teams ranked in Top 25 after Week 1 action
SEC teams ranked in Top 25 after Week 1 action

Ohio State received one first-place vote and sits in second place for a second consecutive week. Future Navy opponent, Notre Dame (25), is ranked in the Top 25 in the coaches' poll , while conference foe USF is 20. 10 with the loss to 'Bama, while USC , with a closer-than-expected win over Western Michigan at home, fell two spots to No. 6....

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  • Federer and Nadal move within sight of landmark meeting
Federer and Nadal move within sight of landmark meeting

They met in the 2009 U.S. Open final, when del Potro won his only Grand Slam title and ended Federer's run of five championships in a row in NY. He looked ready for Federer or anyone else, breaking the 19-year-old Rublev's serve seven times .

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  • Mind Blowing Deal For IPL
Mind Blowing Deal For IPL

We shall pay Rs 53 crore per game. Restricting the duration of high-value contracts to five years and being transparent in the tendering process has proved to be a fruitful exercise for the BCCI , which has raked in close to INR 20,000 crore (approx United States $3.12 billion) across three mega deals sealed in the past six months - Monday's r...

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  • US Open tennis: Marin Cilic bounced by Diego Schwartzman
US Open tennis: Marin Cilic bounced by Diego Schwartzman

The bottom half of the men's US Open draw turned into a free-for-all on Friday when No. 5 Marin Cilic and No. 10 John Isner were upset in Flushing Meadows. Who do you think will make the final? Garbine Muguruza will have her eyes set on the U.S. Open crown in NY after seeing some of the women's favourites drop out early, and she will face M...

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  • Vertonghen toasts Belgium's World Cup qualification
Vertonghen toasts Belgium's World Cup qualification

Brazil, Iran, Japan and Mexico had already reached the event from other continents, with Russian Federation automatically getting a place as the host country. The Group H fixture was goalless until the 70th minute when Jan Vertonghen blasted the visitors into the lead with a fierce shot. Lukaku, 24, who has scored three goals in as many Premier L...

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  • Much-travellled Brock Osweiler back with Denver Broncos
Much-travellled Brock Osweiler back with Denver Broncos

Reports Saturday had him signing with the Denver Broncos . The Broncos will pay him $775,000 while the Browns are still on the hook for the other $15.25m. The Broncos drafted the Arizona State University junior in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He went 5-2 as a starter for us, and without Brock that year, we don't win a Super B...

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  • Tennessee beats Georgia Tech in double overtime, 42-41: 3 takeaways
Tennessee beats Georgia Tech in double overtime, 42-41: 3 takeaways

The Jackets outgained the Volunteers by almost 300 total yards and ran 37 more offensive plays. John Kelly ran for 128 yards and four touchdowns, including the tying score with 1:29 left in regulation and both TDs in OT. "When they got rolling the second half, there wasn't much stopping them". But Marshall was stuffed as he tried to cut inside, a...

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  • Warner, Handscomb put Australia in control of Chittagong Test
Warner, Handscomb put Australia in control of Chittagong Test

Australian opener Matt Renshaw said he can learn from opening partner David Warner about how to handle spin as they seek to avoid a whitewash against Bangladesh in the second Test in Chittagong , beginning on Monday. Lyon (4-58) also trapped out-of-form Imrul Kayes for 4, with a straight delivery that skidded to baffle the batsman. Bangladesh...

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  • Conor McGregor reveals why Floyd Mayweather could shine in MMA
Conor McGregor reveals why Floyd Mayweather could shine in MMA

The McGregor fight was a fight full of uncertainties. "Byrd did an excellent job by stopping the fight when he did, as I'm certain the ringside physician and all members of the Association of Ringside Physicians would agree". He didn't even prepare for the fight. He fought seven times on Showtime PPV, including the McGregor fight, and posted ...

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