• 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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  • Muguruza sent packing at US Open
Muguruza sent packing at US Open

I will try my best. I mean, she has a big serve, big server of course. Wildcard Sharapova, who played in her first major since a 15-month doping ban, said there were a lot of positives in her defeat by Sevastova. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Kvitova especially dominated on the forehand, hitting 12 such winners to just two for M...

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  • Coroner reveals cause of death in Temple student's slaying
Coroner reveals cause of death in Temple student's slaying

Investigators said they do not believe Hupperterz and Burleigh had a prior relationship and the killing does not appear to be premeditated. "We still have a lot of work to do, to include trying to figure out who else may have been involved, if there's anyone else at all".

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  • Liverpool fans react to Woodburn display in Wales win v Austria
Liverpool fans react to Woodburn display in Wales win v Austria

The 17-year-old came on as a substitute against Austria to get his first global cap and didn't take long to make his mark. Gareth Bale also went close with a left-foot shot to ignite a crowd desperate to see a rerun of Wales' Euro 2016 heroics.

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  • Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United will succeed under Jose Mourinho this season
Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United will succeed under Jose Mourinho this season

Rooney, who went the opposite way in the summer transfer window, is convinced that Man United have a player that will improve their squad. " For that United side , he is the flawless player". The Tottenham striker has 78 goals in 116 games and his tally of 29 last season was more than Van Nistelrooy ever managed in a league campaign for United (25)...

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  • Denny Hamlin shows playoff readiness with frantic win
Denny Hamlin shows playoff readiness with frantic win

Instead, Hamlin, who has the best average finish and driver rating over the past 10 races at Darlington Raceway , cut a 20-second deficit after the pit stop into a lead when he passed Martin Truex Jr . "That was a throwback to Dale Earnhardt ", Hamlin said after the race . My NASCAR attention span lasted for a few hours every February f...

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  • Carreno Busta ends teenager Shapovalov's run at US Open
Carreno Busta ends teenager Shapovalov's run at US Open

CoCo Vandeweghe, Sloane Stephens and Jennifer Brady had all made it to the fourth round before Madison Keys rounded off the tally with the second latest finish at the US Open. Countless fans were shocked by the upset inflicted on Maria Sharapova at the US Open by the relatively unknown No. 16 seed, Anastasija Sevastova .

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  • Is Sri Lanka vs India series Lasith Malinga's swansong?
Is Sri Lanka vs India series Lasith Malinga's swansong?

If West Indies can win all the upcoming six matches on 13 September against Ireland and five match series against England from 19 to 20 September, they will not allow Srilanka get a place. Kusal Mendis (1) was run out with the score on 26-2 and Dilshan Munaweera was caught behind for 11, leaving Sri Lanka 37-3. "If anyone thinks so, they are mi...

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  • Gov. Malloy praises Red Cross volunteers
Gov. Malloy praises Red Cross volunteers

As Harvey moves into Louisiana, more people will be displaced and will need rescuing. The City of Pineville in partnership with Lindsey Wilson College London Campus, is collecting items for Hurricane Harvey victims, via Hope for Houston.

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  • Federer hangs on for win at US Open
Federer hangs on for win at US Open

Getting through Round 1 was no cakewalk, as Federer initially fell behind to 19-year-old American Frances Tiafoe , 4-6. "My preparation hasn't been good at all here", he said. He had 68 unforced errors . The kid got his chance to speak at the conference and he went on to ask the 19-time champion ( Grand Slam singles titles) about why he's...

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  • Transfer records tumble as Oxlaide-Chamberlain joins Liverpool from Arsenal
Transfer records tumble as Oxlaide-Chamberlain joins Liverpool from Arsenal

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was among those to welcome Oxlade-Chamberlain to Anfield ... "This is a terrific blow to Arsenal , but I'm not sure it's good for Alex himself". "I am really , really happy we have got Alex signed", Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp told the team website . Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Kieran Gibbs in leavi...

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  • Liverpool might hijack £35m AOX transfer
Liverpool might hijack £35m AOX transfer

It later turned out that this was not the Welsh international's opinion on Arsenal's transfer window but Oxlade-Chamberlain's nickname born from his shambolic timekeeping. "In the a year ago, he has made huge progress and I want him to stay here for a long time ". Liverpool have agreed to sign Arsenal and England midfielder Alex Oxlade...

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  • Crystal Palace agree fee for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho
Crystal Palace agree fee for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho

But the Eagles' hierarchy have remained keen on the former France global and saw their third offer this summer finally accepted by Liverpool on Thursday. Last season, Mamadou Sakho was mightily impressive for Crystal palace , helping them secure Premier league survival. Sakho spent the second half of last season playing for Crystal Palace ...

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  • Titans owner gives $1M to flood relief
Titans owner gives $1M to flood relief

We are also working closely with JJ Watt and the Houston Texans to ensure the funds are used as effectively as possible, and we commend them for this incredible initiative. It's a staggering tally, considering the Houston Texans star initially hoped to raise $200,000 to help victims of Hurricane Harvey . So if you'll bear with us, this is a ...

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  • Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open
Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open

Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova are the top two seeds in the men's and women's singles draws, respectively. World No 2 Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina, victor of the WTA event in Toronto, and Britain's Johanna Konta will all feel that they have a chance, while Venus Williams will be eyeing her first title in NY since 2001.

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  • Feel respect from the athletes: Maria Sharapova
Feel respect from the athletes: Maria Sharapova

The Spaniard is the top seed thanks to his overall body of work this calendar year, but recently had a streak of three tournaments in a row where he departed prior to the semifinals. They know how much time she has spent over here, how she trained at Bollettieri's, the whole deal. The victory seems to instill the faith in Sharapova that she is ba...

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  • Facebook readies Bunim/Murray's
Facebook readies Bunim/Murray's "Ball in the Family"

For now, access to Facebook Watch is available to a limited number of USA users in a test rollout, but any Facebook user can access " Ball in the Family " from its dedicated show page on the service . Lonzo was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the recent NBA Draft, making him the second overall pick of the year. Ball in the Family is ...

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  • Houston Texans: Taking action, helping those in need back home
Houston Texans: Taking action, helping those in need back home

According to the report, more than 40,000 tickets had been sold for the game, with proceeds from the sales going to relief efforts in Houston. Fans that have purchased tickets to Thursday's game will have the option to donate the money to relief efforts or request a refund through Ticketmaster.

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  • Matthew Stafford Will Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL History
Matthew Stafford Will Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL History

Of that amount, $92 million is guaranteed, including a $50 million signing bonus. Stafford , 29, is set to make $16.5 million this season as a base salary on his current three-year, $53 million contract that's in its final season. Stafford's wife Kelly should be quite pleased to hear this. The Lions could have kept Stafford a Lion without a...

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  • Chelsea agree £35m fee with Arsenal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Chelsea agree £35m fee with Arsenal for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

For a player who arrived at Arsenal as one of those most promising English players of his generation, the numbers are more than a little underwhelming. However, the Chelsea boss has not managed to make much of a progress in his bid to strengthen his attacking and wing-back options. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is hoping a versatile playe...

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  • Floyd Mayweather Sr.: 'Pathetic' McGregor will get killed in ring
Floyd Mayweather Sr.: 'Pathetic' McGregor will get killed in ring

Mayweather defeated the MMA superstar McGregor via 10th-round TKO . It's not personal, it's business, and part of hyping the fight was the desire of thousands to see McGregor and his on-the-edge personality beat up Mayweather. "If he has another one, I don't think I'd be there". For months, the charismatic McGregor had boasted he would knock o...

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  • Briles named CFL assistant coach
Briles named CFL assistant coach

The CFL season is already underway, and the Tiger-Cats are off to an 0-8 start. Jones was hired as an assistant for Hamilton on August 2. Former Baylor coach Art Briles has secured his next coaching job, but it's not a head coaching job.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur 2/9 to win against Burnley in Sunday's Premier League clash
Tottenham Hotspur 2/9 to win against Burnley in Sunday's Premier League clash

Ok, it was hard because they were tough. "In football, if you're not concentrated and focused sometimes when you're exhausted, you concede or gave the opponent the possibility to score ". Tottenham's club-record signing Davinson Sanchez is in line to make his debut against Burnley at Wembley on Sunday after his work permit was issued.

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  • Did Brock Osweiler do enough to hold off DeShone Kizer?
Did Brock Osweiler do enough to hold off DeShone Kizer?

Browns head coach Hue Jackson named rookie DeShone Kizer starting quarterback Sunday after Kizer passed his latest test during Cleveland's third preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Jackson speaks from the perspective of a coach committed to the rookie as the starting quarterback. Yes it is still the preseason. Folk's seco...

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  • Sharapova vs. Halep; Federer-Nadal could be semi
Sharapova vs. Halep; Federer-Nadal could be semi

Simona Halep , one of the most consistent and persistent women on the tour, has needed to draw on all her focus and resilience this year as chances to claim the No1 ranking evaporated before her eyes. "A wild card is given by a tournament and they have the prerogative, " ESPN's Mary Joe Fernandez told The Post. "That's the one player everybody wa...

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  • Spencer Ware's injury gives Kareem Hunt chance to lead Chiefs backfield
Spencer Ware's injury gives Kareem Hunt chance to lead Chiefs backfield

While the medical staff stated they will exhaust all options, the most likely resolution for Ware's torn PCL will be surgery. Ware (knee) could have a return timetable anywhere in the range of two to eight weeks, depending on the results of Saturday's MRI, ESPN.com's Adam Teicher reports.

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  • Crystal Palace 0-2 Swansea City: Misery continues for Eagles
Crystal Palace 0-2 Swansea City: Misery continues for Eagles

Swansea nearly went ahead before the break when Timothy Fosu-Mensah hesitated on the ball but Wayne Hennessey saved well from Abraham. That should have changed inside the opening two minutes with Swansea missing a golden chance to draw first blood through Ayew.

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  • Mayweather vs. McGregor fight start time, date
Mayweather vs. McGregor fight start time, date

Mayweather was asked how he felt after stepping on the scales for the last time in an incredible career and the American was keen to remind the presenter that this would also be McGregor's last fight in the boxing ring. You've come to the right place, with this article giving you the information you'll need on how to get the fight on a live st...

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  • Blake Bortles reclaims the starting job. Jaguars surrender the season early
Blake Bortles reclaims the starting job. Jaguars surrender the season early

So unless Bortles can radically alter the way he's played in his first three seasons, he'll be given little leeway and Henne will be back on the field. In fact, veteran Chad Henne was called on to start this week . "That was my point before when I mentioned everything of how we have to play and what we have to do".

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  • Lewis Hamilton Tops Belgian Grand Prix Second Practice
Lewis Hamilton Tops Belgian Grand Prix Second Practice

Australian Daniel Ricciardo , who was 1.32 seconds off the leading pace, was sixth in the second Red Bull ahead of Nico Hulkenberg of Renault , Esteban Ocon of Force India , Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso and Briton Jolyon Palmer in the second Renault.

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  • Geoffrey Boycott sorry after joking: I should black up for a knighthood
Geoffrey Boycott sorry after joking: I should black up for a knighthood

TMS is broadcast on BBC Radio 5 live Sports Extra and Radio 4 LW. 'I meant no offence but what I said was clearly wrong and I apologise unreservedly. He was the first England cricketer to pass 8,000 runs and he retired from worldwide cricket in 1982. Opening batsman Boycott played in 108 Tests for England , making 8,114 runs which includ...

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