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Sport Do the Steelers have enough to surge past the Patriots in 2017?
Author: 0 Do the Steelers have enough to surge past the Patriots in 2017?

I think the players are appreciative of that, but I also think they yearn for their teammate and exactly what he's going through. Baltimore's biggest issue last season was staying healthy, but if the Ravens can get Flacco on the field and avoid injuries, they could overtake the Steelers for the divisional crown.

Sport Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale rejects move to Manchester United?
Author: 0 Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale rejects move to Manchester United?

Manchester United agreed a stunning late £90m deal with Real Madrid to sign Gareth Bale but the attacker turned down the chance to move to Old Trafford, according to a report in the Mirror . The Welsh global endured a frustrating campaign last season as injury restricted him to making just 26 starts and Bale was benched for Madrid's Champions League final win over Juventus back in May.

Sport Hockey India sacks head coach Roelant Oltmans
Author: 0 Hockey India sacks head coach Roelant Oltmans

Roelant Oltmans' tenure as the head coach of the Indian men's hockey team was under scrutiny ever since their poor performance in the World League Semifinal in London early this year, where they finished sixth. "They said that they were not happy with the results in past two years, but I dont agree with that". "But it seems it's different in India. How much more time did he want to deliver results?" "How long was the implementation process going to take?" In India it's all about winning a ...

Sport Kolarov breaks Irish hearts as Serbia boost World Cup qualification hopes
Author: 0 Kolarov breaks Irish hearts as Serbia boost World Cup qualification hopes

Cyrus Christie had to gallop back in the 13th minute to prevent Aleksandar Mitrovic from finishing off a sharp counter-attack. "The Republic of Ireland have had that problem for forty odd years", he said. Looking to the future, Jeff Hendrick , Harry Arter or Conor Hourihane's potential inclusions offer additional options in an area of the pitch that has lacked creativity for far too long.

Sport US Open: Sloane Stephens through to semi finals after major comeback
Author: 0 US Open: Sloane Stephens through to semi finals after major comeback

The 24-year old won a thrilling second-round match upset beating 11th-seed Dominica Cibulkova before meeting Goerges in the fourth. It has taken her only a handful of tournaments to get into her stride but Stephens will face a much more fearsome test in the last four at Flushing Meadows - two-time US Open champion Venus Williams .

Sport WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of US Open ninth day
Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of US Open ninth day

Carreno Busta, the first player to face four qualifiers in any Grand Slam , booked a Friday semi-final against the victor of a night match between South African 28th seed Kevin Anderson and 17th-seeded American Sam Querrey , whose first Slam semi-final in was July at Wimbledon .

Sport White Sox look to halt Indians' 11-game winning streak
Author: 0 White Sox look to halt Indians' 11-game winning streak

Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in his return from the disabled list. Odubel Herrera has an 18-game hitting streak for the Phillies. Zack Godley (7-7) pitched six effective innings to help Arizona sweep a three-game series from Colorado. The Indians added a run in the fourth on Francisco Mejia's RBI single, his first career hit. Cain took a fastball up, and then checked his swing on an outside curveball in the dirt.

Sport Bell sets rookie record in Pirates' win over Cubs
Author: 0 Bell sets rookie record in Pirates' win over Cubs

The Chicago Cubs were shut out 12-0 by the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, but they lost more than a game. Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta left Monday afternoon's start against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the bottom of the third inning with an apparent right leg injury.

Sport Chris Froome Wins Stage 16 to Extend Overall Lead
Author: 0 Chris Froome Wins Stage 16 to Extend Overall Lead

But Froome, aiming to become only the third rider to win the Tour and the Vuelta the same year, was taking nothing for granted. 'I take it one day at a time at the moment. Expect these riders to try to get as much time as possible. "We still have some important races on the road competition calendar to come before the World Championships, so we will be monitoring these closely and will be in a position to finalise and announce the confirmed line-up for the road race and time trial events ...

Sport Alabama football assistant coach Mike Locksley's son killed
Author: 0 Alabama football assistant coach Mike Locksley's son killed

Mike Locksley coached at IL as Ron Zook's offensive coordinator from 2005 to 2008, helping the Illini reach the 2008 Rose Bowl. Meiko Locksley was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he later died. Most recently, he was the Interim HC in 2015 prior to being the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Mike Locksley was not with the team Monday.

Author: 0 Arizona's JD Martinez hits 4 home runs, ties Major League Baseball record

J.D. Martinez continued his hot streak on Monday with one for the record books at the plate, with four home runs in consecutive at-bats in a single game, only the 18 player in Major League history to do it. He is the first major league pitcher to have four games of 10 or more strikeouts in a single season against the Dodgers . Martinez hit his last three homers in the game's last three innings, pacing an eleven-run outburst against a tired Dodgers bullpen that tossed 11 innings during their ...

Sport Brazil probes Rio bribery scheme to secure Olympic host rights
Author: 0 Brazil probes Rio bribery scheme to secure Olympic host rights

Brazilian Federal police working alongside French investigators have searched the house of Carlos Nuzman today as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games awarded to Rio de Janeiro . One of them was in Paris, French authorities said. The Brazilian city was eventually awarded the Olympics over Madrid by a result of 66 votes to 32.

Sport IRMA: Bucs-Dolphins won't be played in Miami on Sunday
Author: 0 IRMA: Bucs-Dolphins won't be played in Miami on Sunday

With Hurricane Irma upgraded to a Category 5 storm with winds of 175 miles per hour, the National Football League has scheduled a conference call for this morning to discuss its options for the Bucs-Dolphins game now scheduled for Sunday afternoon in Miami .

Sport American women enjoy best US Open showing since 2002
Author: 0 American women enjoy best US Open showing since 2002

Though Keys says she doesn't have a go-to song right before big matches, she does have one she has been playing on repeat anytime she wants a boost: "Rise Up" by Andra Day, which Keys listened to as she went through processing with the U.S.

Sport Notre Dame Is Most
Author: 0 Notre Dame Is Most "Underrated" Team After Week 1 — ESPN FPI

Collins was quick to point out how his defense improved after a rough first quarter against the Irish. He's the first quarterback since Tommy Rees to account for two passing touchdowns and one rushing touchdown in a single game. (As always in this space, sacks and yardage lost to them have been removed from the rushing statistics.) The Irish gained 16 first downs on the ground, including the five touchdowns.

Sport Querrey satisfied with run despite narrow quarter-final loss
Author: 0 Querrey satisfied with run despite narrow quarter-final loss

Open quarterfinals in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday night, it will be the tallest combined matchup in a quarter, semifinal or final at any Grand Slam tournament in the Open era, which dates to 1968. "Losing the second set was really tough but I played each point at a time and it paid big dividends for me today". The second match point was good enough for Anderson, who dominated the rally until Querrey's forehand sailed long.

Sport Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York
Author: 0 Notes From The Phillies' 9-1 Win Over New York

DeGrom, who experienced foot discomfort in a July 24 game, said he felt fine physically despite now having been tagged for 20 earned runs and 40 hits in 31 innings over his past five starts. The 22-year-old reached on a force attempt and scored in the top of the second inning before leading off the top of the second with a bloop single to center field.

Sport Red Sox accused of using Apple Watches to steal Yankees signs
Author: 0 Red Sox accused of using Apple Watches to steal Yankees signs

According to a bombshell report in the New York Times , the Yankees have alleged, and investigators have confirmed, that Sox have been using Apple Watch technology to cheat. "Aware of the rule", he said. However, the Red Sox would be in violation of baseball regulations banning the use of certain electronic devices in the dugout.

Sport Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways
Author: 0 Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways

The Red Sox staged their own impromptu Boston marathon and wearily won it, adding a game to their AL East lead on an eventful day at Fenway Park. It was his third homer in the Major Leagues and extended the lead to 7-2. Given a three-run lead before he even threw a pitch, J.A. Happ was in trouble early in Boston, as he needed 10 pitches to retire the leadoff man, Eduardo Nunez , and threw 24 pitches in working around a two-out walk in the first inning.

Sport Jay-Z's Fans Sings Happy Birthday To Beyonce
Author: 0 Jay-Z's Fans Sings Happy Birthday To Beyonce

They are each wearing black hats that hang over their eyes, matching chunky silver necklaces, and variations of black long sleeve tops. As well as Beyonce's mum Tina Knowles , the superstar's five-year-old daughter Blue Ivy also took part.

Sport New York Jets: Jeremy Kerley signing a one-year contract to return
Author: 0 New York Jets: Jeremy Kerley signing a one-year contract to return

Veteran wide receiver Jeremy Kerley was signed Tuesday to a one-year deal, reuniting with the team for which he played his first five National Football League seasons. He'll also be playing under a new coordinator in John Morton , who runs a West Coast-style system and should be able to use Kerley as a slot presence and key contributor.

Sport Pete Carroll 'Couldn't Stop Crying' Watching Blind Long-Snapper Play For USC
Author: 0 Pete Carroll 'Couldn't Stop Crying' Watching Blind Long-Snapper Play For USC

Pete Carroll was then the coach at USC. Olson lost his sight to a rare form of retinal cancer eight years ago, but never lost his dream of playing for USC. USC junior Ronald Jones II went for 159 yards and three touchdowns on just 18 carries in a 49-31 victory against Western Michigan . Clearly, Helton couldn't risk sending Olson into the game as if he was any other player and having a huge defensive lineman slam into him trying to block a kick.

Sport Wales boost World Cup qualification hopes with win in Moldova
Author: 0 Wales boost World Cup qualification hopes with win in Moldova

The win in Dublin leaves the Serbs four points clear at the top of the World Cup qualifying group, but Wales have given themselves an excellent chance of reaching Russian Federation via the play-offs. "Mentally I think we all still feel 17 - me, Joe (Ledley), Wayne (Hennessey ), Rambo ( Aaron Ramsey ), all of us - we're still young in our minds, maybe not so much in our bodies".

Sport Amid Man City's Sanchez chase, Wenger wants January transfer window scrapped
Author: 0 Amid Man City's Sanchez chase, Wenger wants January transfer window scrapped

Chile slumped to a shock 3-0 defeat at home to Paraguay last week, and on Tuesday night they lost 1-0 away at Bolivia. He will therefore miss next month's qualifier against Ecuador. Sulantay said thatAlexis was more anxious about his situation at Arsenal and now that he wasn't transferred, he will have serious problems. It was not to be, however, as a solitary penalty from Juan Arce saw Chile slip into sixth, one spot behind Argentina, who now reside in the only play-off place.

Sport Juan Martín del Potro set for Roger Federer blockbuster at US Open
Author: 0 Juan Martín del Potro set for Roger Federer blockbuster at US Open

Open titles. "I will try to do my best - I have nothing to lose", said Rublev. Roger Federer faces big-hitting Juan Martin del Potro at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Wednesday in a rematch of the 2009 U.S. But, the 2009 US Open remains Del Potro's sole appearance in a the final of a major as injury problems have wrecked much of his career since then.