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Frank Broyles dies; iconic Arkansas coach/AD spent one season at Mizzou

Frank Broyles dies; iconic Arkansas coach/AD spent one season at Mizzou For almost two decades, he was a trailblazer for changing the stigma around dreaded disease which took the life of his first wife, Barbara Day, and ultimately his own. He then moved on to Florida in 1950, then back to Georgia Tech in 1951, where he served as offensive coordinator till 1956. He followed legendary Don Faurot as the University of Missouri's head coach but stayed only one season (1957... [Full Article...]

Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Ridiculous One-Handed Catch At Practice

Odell Beckham Jr. Makes Ridiculous One-Handed Catch At Practice Yesterday, he reached up to grab an Eli Manning pass with just his right hand in a two-minute drill. He looked around the Giants' cavernous indoor practice facility and noted the huge championship banners, two of them at each end. Here is another great grab Beckham Jr. made the other day in warmups. With veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall now in the fold, the Giants look to have one of the b... [Full Article...]

Louis Oosthuizen completes "Grand Slam" of seconds, lip syncs 'Rise Up'

Louis Oosthuizen completes It didn't happen for Spieth, but the weekend wasn't without a Grand Slam victor after all. He lost a play-off to Bubba Watson at the 2012 Masters, another to Zach Johnson at The Open in 2015 and tied for second behind Dustin Johnson at the US Open later that same year. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp wary of threat Hoffenheim pose

Liverpool Football Club have announced the 22-man squad that will travel to Germany today to prepare for the first leg of their play-off against Hoffenheim . "It's not about a player", Klopp told reporters after the Watford game. "From all the signs of pre-season and the first game I think we are in a good moment", he added. [Full Article...]

Ice Cube Beats Lavar Ball In 4-Point Shot Challenge

Ice Cube Beats Lavar Ball In 4-Point Shot Challenge Ice Cube won the contest 2-1 , but Ball didn't seem bothered by it and was in fact in a pretty good mood taking pictures with onlookers and talking with some of the players. LaVar Ball made just one of the 30-foot shots from the league's 4-point circle near the top of the key, while Ice Cube netted just two of 12 of his attempted 4-pointers. [Full Article...]

Jarrett Stidham named Auburn's starting QB

Jarrett Stidham named Auburn's starting QB Meanwhile, Stidham enters his first season playing for the Tigers with 1,265 career passing yards and 12 touchdowns, all in 2015 at Baylor. Following his senior season, Stidham flipped his commitment from Texas Tech to Baylor, graduated high school early and enrolled at Baylor in January of 2015. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo could face 12-match Real Madrid ban after pushing referee

Cristiano Ronaldo could face 12-match Real Madrid ban after pushing referee Lionel Messi's 77th-minute penalty restored parity after Barca team-mate Pique turned the ball into his own net early in the second half, however, Madrid finished strongly to take control of the Super Cup. Barca travel to Madrid for the return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday. Zinedine Zidane says he is happy to sign a new contract at Real Madrid but knows his future at the club de... [Full Article...]

Larson Wins Third Michigan Race On Four Wide Restart

Larson Wins Third Michigan Race On Four Wide Restart Larson described his final restart as "bad-a_" and felt like he had beaten the house odds. "That's not how we race ", Truex said, cutting off a question about the possibility of letting Jones win. Larson, who has seven runner-up finishes this year to go along with his two wins, has been in a bit of a rut lately, finishing out of the top 20 in his past three races . [Full Article...]

Roger Federer vs. Robin Haase 2017 Rogers Cup Semifinal Pick, Odds, Prediction

Roger Federer vs. Robin Haase 2017 Rogers Cup Semifinal Pick, Odds, Prediction Next up for Federer in Friday's quarter-finals of this US Open tune-up event will be 12th-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut, who saved a match point in a narrow 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-2) victory on Thursday over unseeded Frenchman Gael Monfils . [Full Article...]

India in command on Day 2 (Lead, Tea report)

India is expected to pull a clean whitewash in the 3 test series against Srilanka, if all goes well. It was nonetheless the fastest century by Indian No.8 and the fifth fastest overall by an Indian in Test cricket . Following wins inside four days in Galle and Colombo , the world's top-ranked side have opened an unassailable 2-0 lead and the injury-hit hosts face another stiff task agains... [Full Article...]

Mourinho not getting carried away by United's brilliant start

After losing 4-0 to Manchester United , West Ham need to complete a deal for Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho . "The performance and the levels of confidence is what means a lot to me". He likes the team and the team likes him. "Strikers can play phenomenally well, but if they don't score goals, the pressure's on them", he said . He won the ball back then bombed forward to provide an over... [Full Article...]

Caster Semenya takes second 800m world title

Caster Semenya takes second 800m world title First Wilson and then Niyonsaba took the fight to the South African, going out quickly on the first lap as Semenya settled into her usual position in the middle of the pack. The 800m medallists, from left, Ajee Wilson (bronze), Caster Semenya (gold) and Francine Niyonsaba (silver). On attempting an 800m world record next, she added: "We need to clear 1:55 first and it will require a lot ... [Full Article...]

Premier of China called on Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Premier of China called on Shahid Khaqan Abbasi The signing ceremony held at the PM House was witnessed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and China's Vice Prime Minister Wang Yang after both the leaders held a one-on-one meeting. On peace and prosperity in the South Asia region, he said "the people of South Asia have suffered enormously in the last fifty years due to the festering conflicts". [Full Article...]

Alexander Zverev shocks Federer to win Montreal Masters tennis

Alexander Zverev shocks Federer to win Montreal Masters tennis In the victory, Shapovalov won 67 percent of his first serve points and 53 percent of his second serve points. Notably, Federer was at his commanding best in the last-four match against Haase. The win puts him up to No 6 and he is nearly certain to be seeded at No 4 or higher at the US Open later this month, with two of the men above him in the standings, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, both... [Full Article...]

Rookie Spotlight: Giants Have A New Offensive Weapon In Evan Engram

Rookie Spotlight: Giants Have A New Offensive Weapon In Evan Engram In what turned out to be his highlight for the game, Goodson found a way to take advantage of a rookie, too. Reports out of Steelers camp indicate Dobbs has the potential to be their quarterback of the future. According to PFF, Watt recorded six quarterback pressures on 33 pash-rushing snaps, leading to a favorable review . "How good can we be defensively?" But Landry Jones isn't in any dan... [Full Article...]

Sanchez could pitch out of bullpen — Blue Jays notebook

Sanchez could pitch out of bullpen — Blue Jays notebook It's all they would need. TORONTO (AP) - J.A. Happ pitched six innings to win his third straight start, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 Sunday. Harrison logged two hits, a run and an RBI on Friday; McCutchen had a hit and an RBI. He was nothing short of fantastic. The right-hander, who began the season at Double-A, allowed on... [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger does not have a positive update on Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal will be without their star forward Alexis Sanchez for very likely the first two Premier League fixtures, manager Arsene Wenger revealed today. If Sanchez still chooses to join City, Pep Guardiola will have a lot of options in attack which now also includes the new signing Bernardo Silva . [Full Article...]

Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem in Raiders preseason opener

Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem in Raiders preseason opener Del Rio voiced his concerns about sitting for the National Anthem but said he respects Lynch's decision to remain seated. "You do your thing, and we'll do ours.' So that's a non-issue for me". But unlike those demonstrations, many consider what Lynch did on Saturday as not a protest. "So my take on it is [expletive] it got to start somewhere and if that was the starting point I just hope peo... [Full Article...]

(Colo.)-Stanton Blasts 41st Homer In Marlins' 4-3 Win Over Rockies

(Colo.)-Stanton Blasts 41st Homer In Marlins' 4-3 Win Over Rockies That sort of told me how he felt. "Whenever you get hit in the hand, it scares you". He says he hopes to be sidelined for only a couple of days and is optimistic he can avoid a stint on the disabled list. Guerra entered with runners at second and third and no outs in the fifth but kept the Rockies from scoring. After Charlie Blackmon was plunked and DJ LeMahieu singled, Colorado pounced. [Full Article...]

Lahiri drops to tied 68 as putter fails him in third round

Lahiri drops to tied 68 as putter fails him in third round Rickie Fowler stepped to the 16th tee at Quail Hollow during Wednesday's practice round ahead of the 99th PGA Championship , looked out into the distance and chuckled. The first five or six holes, if you can escape those you can play the next eight, and the last three are hold on for dear life. He didn't make a double bogey this week, which is huge. [Full Article...]


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