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by | August 22, 2017 | 06:04

The New York Mets have an explanation for why pitcher Steven Matz has struggled so much in 2017. That isn't an uncommon practice in baseball, and Matz received the same injections previous year. The 26-year-old Matz began the season on the disabled list with elbow discomfort and didn't make his season debut until June 10. Steven Matz is likely headed to the disabled list.

by | August 22, 2017 | 05:55

Four more players, including DeShone Kizer and Britton Colquitt , placed their hands on their teammates' shoulders during the display. The protest from the Browns players comes in the wake of a recent protest that turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia and subsequent comments made by President Donald Trump.

by | August 22, 2017 | 05:40

Paul Pioneer Press ). Vargas will be called up to handle DH duties or perhaps spell Joe Mauer at first base, while Sano's customary spot at third base will likely be filled by Eduardo Escobar and Ehire Adrianza . Sano leads the Twins in home runs (28), RBI (77), slugging percentage (.514) and on-base plus slugging percentage (.870). "From then on it started bothering me and it just went on from there", Sano said.

by | August 22, 2017 | 05:22

James White did enter on third downs, but Burkhead was highly active in the passing game . The good news for Patriots fans is that Brady appeared to be back to normal on Monday. The Patriots quarterback is known for his rigorous but robust training program, and believes others will soon realize the benefits are too great to ignore.

by | August 22, 2017 | 04:44

But once he got back near the locker room (he was by himself, and it's odd why the Giants training staff wasn't attending to him after the risky hit) ESPN showed him on both knees on the ground in pain. WFAN sideline reporter Howard Cross called Beckham's injury a "slight" ankle sprain on the team's local radio broadcast. He threw the ball back toward the line of scrimmage and then took his helmet off before briefly going to the ground.

by | August 22, 2017 | 04:24

Joe Root said he felt "extremely privileged" in captaining three of England's most successful Test cricketers after Alastair Cook, James Anderson and Stuart Broad all starred in a series-opening rout of the West Indies at Edgbaston . This winter is a hugely exciting one because I think that series is going to be a belter with two teams that look really similar. In the last Ashes tour in Australia, Broad was the pick of the England bowlers, picking up 21 wickets at an average of ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 02:08

A season-ending injury to left tackle George Fant on Friday night has the Seahawks scrambling at the position. But he started as a guard during the 2014 and '15 seasons, being Philadelphia's primary right guard in 2015. Tobin played in his final 22 games as a guard and as a tackle while with the Hawkeyes, and his versatility on the offensive line was noted by NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo.

by | August 22, 2017 | 00:47

When Final Fantasy XV launched in November 2016, it quickly became the best-selling title in the franchise after it shipped over five million copies in just 24 hours of launch. I bought the game not long after release, but none of the DLC yet. It'll also have some new features like an anytime first-person camera mode, and of course it will display in 4K with ultra hi-res textures.

by | August 21, 2017 | 23:51

The most frustrating aspect for the club and fans was when new signing Alexandre Lacazette's equalising goal was disallowed and was called offside. "100 per cent [it should have stood], I just watched it", said Wenger . But Wenger was also critical of Arsenal's defending for Jese's goal, as the Gunners suffered a defeat that puts them under pressure going into next Sunday's match away to Liverpool .

by | August 21, 2017 | 22:05

Yet, there is something ominous about the fact that they have started with back-to-back 4-0 victories. Midfield anchorman Nemanja Matic bossed the centre of the pitch, allowing a rejuvenated Paul Pogba to venture forward and score his second goal in two games while striker Romelu Lukaku netted his third after selfless work throughout the match.

by | August 21, 2017 | 22:00

Most expected Mourinho to start with a three-man midfield this season of Matic, Herrera and Pogba. "I am too stable and too experienced to lose my discipline and stability and think 4-0 makes us a dream team", he told a press conference on Friday.

by | August 21, 2017 | 21:57

Gylfi Sigurdsson is in line to make his Everton debut after making his move from Swansea. What time does it start? Manchester City vs Everton is a much anticipated game, because it promises to bring in a lot of action and probably goals.

by | August 21, 2017 | 21:49

This is the 23-year-old Spaniard's third victory against Halep in their four confrontations as pros, and with the win she prevented the Romanian from becoming the new world No. "I still have a chance, so I will work for it, and maybe one day, it will be there". The 20-year-old has spent the year since Rio de Janeiro taking a break from the sport and says she is in no hurry to make any sort of concrete decision.

by | August 21, 2017 | 21:43

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could re-sign for Manchester United soon - and he's keen to show he's fighting fit. Ibrahimovic is reportedly ready to sign a new contract at Old Trafford after recovering from a long-term knee injury which ended his debut season in English football .

by | August 21, 2017 | 20:58

Chelsea went to Wembley supposedly in the depths of crisis following the opening-day defeat by Burnley at Stamford Bridge and with the saga over Diego Costa's future being played out as a distracting backdrop. He added: "I am not frustrated". "I think when you have more time, maybe you can have better ideas, more possibilities in the period". Chelsea's two shots on target delivered two goals, with Conte's makeshift team delivering a performance from "fighters", without Eden Hazard , ...

by | August 21, 2017 | 20:28

But Rob Kelley got stopped for no gain on the first carry. He will nearly certainly be the No. 2 back behind Kelley, while Chris Thompson (5 catches, 52 yards) will be the main third down/passing back. He caught the Redskins with 12 players on the field on third down, which - after review - gave the Packers an automatic first down. The running back displayed improvement over last week's outing.

by | August 21, 2017 | 19:47

On the other hand, Adam Schefter of ESPN has added that, "Talks for Roger Goodell's new deal have not progressed as some thought, per source". Goodell's contract expires in 2019, so the extension would reportedly kick in once his current one expires.

by | August 21, 2017 | 19:41

Lukas Podolski has received an apology from ultra-conservative news website Breitbart, who used an image of the ex-Germany worldwide alongside a story about illegal immigration, with the striker threatening legal action. Breitbart also apologized , saying "there is no evidence Mr. Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked". (Markus Gilliar/DFB via AP) In this June 10, 2014 photo released by the German Football federation, DFB, former German national soccer player ...

by | August 21, 2017 | 19:27

And they have shortlisted the Benin worldwide as the man to replace the departed New Zealand global, according to the Guardian. At club level, he won the Player of the Year and Players' Player of the Year awards. "The manager has given me a lot of confidence and backed me to bring me here, which is what you want". I've got lots of ambitions to achieve in the future.

by | August 21, 2017 | 19:06

Five times a Ballon d'Or victor, the Argentinean forward was entering the final 12 months of his current deal before the new one was agreed. But Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre incredibly revealed the deal is yet to be signed, said the Sun .

by | August 21, 2017 | 18:29

Jenkinson, 25, who has one England cap, suffered a cruciate knee injury while on loan at West Ham two seasons ago and has not played for the Gunners since. The duo will work under former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp who is now in charge at St Andrews. So the Frenchman will be pleased to have slimmed down his numbers.

by | August 21, 2017 | 16:57

As several business and industry leaders resigned from Trump's economic councils on Wednesday, the president abruptly declared that he was disbanding the groups. But have any of these faith leaders have anything to say about how the president handled Charlottesville? Pastor Mark Burns, who leads The Harvest Praise & Worship Center in Easley, South Carolina, stated emphatically on Twitter Friday night: "I will NEVER RESIGN or Abandon @POTUS over #Charlottesville".

by | August 21, 2017 | 16:35

While addressing a press conference, Sethi stated that World XI visit Pakistan in second week of October. For the first time in almost nine years fans in Pakistan may have a season of cricket in their country to look forward to, after the PCB confirmed that the Punjab government had approved a T20 series with a World XI to take place in Lahore .

by | August 21, 2017 | 16:18

The Spanish manager is notorious for his tactical experiments though, so could revert to a 4-1-4-1 or 3-1-4-2, both of which he regularly played last season. Match Fact: Everton have not won at the Etihad Stadium since December 2010. People can watch and enjoy the live match Manchester City vs Everton on Sky Sports Premier League and NBCSN.

by | August 21, 2017 | 16:09

If the USA side fails to respect basic facts and multilateral trade rules, and takes measures that harm bilateral economic and trade relations, "China will definitely not sit by, but take all appropriate measures to resolutely safeguard its legitimate rights and interests", China's Ministry of Commerce said.

by | August 21, 2017 | 16:02

The reported negligence of the KP government has prompted the CM Punjab to a team of experts and a mobile health unit and political leaders to KP. These teams will work in line with policies of the provincial government in Peshawar , besides visiting areas hit by the dengue virus.

by | August 21, 2017 | 12:57

The Brazil worldwide followed up his goal and assist at Guingamp with a similar effort at the Parc des Princes , bagging the Parisians' 31st-minute equaliser with a stabbed effort from close range after the visitors had stunned Unai Emery's side with a well-worked goal in the 18th minute.

by | August 21, 2017 | 12:22

Mendy (thigh) is in the final stages of recovering from injury according to manager Pep Guardiola . Can the brilliant Bernardo Silva make a swift adaption to the Premier League? "All you could do is shrug your shoulders and go 'Oh well, I'll just do some push-ups!'".

by | August 21, 2017 | 11:47

Kennett Square (Pa.) was taking on Chinese Taipei when the catch of the tournament occurred. The umpiring crew would reverse the call, awarding the batter a home run, before then overruling that and going with the original judgment. This may well be the best catch you'll see all year, at any level of baseball. The outfielder made the catch as he dove over the fence in center at World Series Field at Heritage Park.

by | August 21, 2017 | 10:48

The Cubs scored three times against Osuna to complete the sweep. The Toronto Blue Jays have interest in re-signing Marco Estrada this offseason or even a contract extension before he becomes a free agent. To fill the two roster spots, LHP Rob Zastryzny and RHP Felix Pena were recalled from Triple-A Iowa. He used to watch the Cubs play with his grandfather when he was growing up in Puerto Rico.

by | August 21, 2017 | 09:28

MANCHESTER UNITED hammered Swansea 4-0 today, but how did each player get on? Despite this, last season we won. "I think he has a good connection on the pitch with Paul [Pogba], with Romelu [Lukaku] it's coming". Martial, it seemed, was destined not to become a "Mourinho player", with failure to start the first two games of this Premier League season or the UEFA Super Cup match against Real Madrid earlier this month viewed as further evidence of his exile from the Jose gang at United.

by | August 21, 2017 | 09:16

In what started as a the battle of defensive cops in the first half of the game against the Browns, the Sainsts' kicker Wil Lutz drilled 22- and 42-yard field goals. Dexter McCoil returned a fourth-quarter interception 99 yards for the Chargers only points. The game marked the debut of the Saints' two 2017 first-round draft picks, cornerback Marshon Lattimore and tackle Ryan Ramczyk .

by | August 21, 2017 | 08:13

The team also picked up a TD on the ground from Terrell Watson who finished with 44 yards on his 10 carries. Tomlin, however, made it clear that he won't be revealing his final decision as to where Haley will ultimately call plays from ahead of the team's regular season opener against the Cleveland Browns .

by | August 21, 2017 | 06:52

Gaines as part of two blockbuster deals on August 11. He appeared in the team's Week 2 preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles , catching one pass for five yards on three targets. But on Sunday, ESPN's Jim Trotter reported that the veteran has chosen to hang up his cleats and call it a career. His departure leaves Buffalo with questions among its wide receiver ranks.

by | August 21, 2017 | 06:36

Since leaving Melbourne City two years ago, Mooy has gone from stregnth-to-stregnth and into becoming one of Australia's hottest footballing talents plying his trade in the top league in the world. Aaron Mooy celebrates his winning goal. The former Borussia Monchengladbach striker laid a return pass to Aaron Mooy before the club's record signing curled in a lovely effort to the upper right corner of Robert Elliot's post.