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West Virginia vs. Virginia Tech: 3 keys for the Hokies

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Neither the Virginia Tech offense nor the West Virginia offense did much of anything in the first half of their renewed rivalry game Sunday night. Virginia Tech just edges out West Virginia at No. 21 , with the Mountaineers coming in at No. 22 . But the offense stalled, and a delay of game penalty forced the Mountaineers into a 34-yard field goal attempt, which Mike Molina banged off the right upright and through to tie the game at 10-10 with 11:25 to play in the third quarter. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Andreas Pereira can be future Man United great

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The Brazilian was not included in any of United's four matchday squads last month and made a decision to seek regular game time late last night. Andreas Pereira has explained his decision to join Valencia on a season-long loan, noting that his main priority at this stage of his career was minutes on the pitch. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku reveals phone call with Jose Mourinho before joining Manchester United

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The Belgium global has made an immediate impact at Old Trafford following his £90m move from Everton in July, scoring three goals in the Red Devils' first three Premier League games. There's always pressure to score here - but that also makes it interesting, dealing with that. United after also under pressure to perform after finishing sixth in the Premier League last season, though they did win the EFL Cup and Europa League trophies meaning they will play in the 2017-18 Champions League. Read More »

Su'a Cravens, Considering Retirement, Placed on Exempt List

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Allen was able to convince Cravens to postpone his decision. Cravens had worked on the side with trainers here and there over the past three weeks and was expected to return to practice this week. After failed attempts by the coaching staff to reach him, several teammates reached out to Cravens, who informed them that he was contemplating retirement. Read More »

New American Red Cross volunteers willing to relocate to Texas

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Jordan Tetting with the American Red Cross Ohio Buckeye Region says the need for volunteers in Texas is growing. Their commitment is beyond question. "People can't just call and expect to be sent to a potentially risky disaster zone", Miller said. And she didn't directly answer a question about what portion of the money people are now donating will actually go to victims of this storm. Read More »

Andrew Luck Activated From PUP List; On Active Roster To Begin Season

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While Luck now can begin practicing with his teammates, his status for the September 10 opener against the Los Angeles Rams remains very much in doubt. "All indications are we're going to take Andrew off PUP, " Ballard said, via Mike Chappell of CBS 4. As for Luck, he was just as vague as Pagano and Irsay when asked about his possible return . Read More »

Sterling will bounce back from early England sub - Southgate

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Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson will captain England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday. And Southgate believes that in Kane, England have a player the world look at enviously - even Spain. And he also knew how many Ronaldo and Messi had at this point (in their careers) and everybody else. Read More »

Ramirez gets 5 extra-base hits as Indians rout Tigers

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Detroit , which is also missing two of its biggest remaining bats in Miguel Cabrera (suspension) and Victor Martinez (heart), will try to string some hits together on Sunday against Indians right-hander Josh Tomlin while the Tigers counter with lefty Chad Bell . Read More »

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal reach US Open 4th round

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World number one Nadal , meanwhile, saw off Japan's world 121 Taro Daniel 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 after being blown off court in the first set. But Federer arrived in NY with concerns about a back problem that caused him to withdraw from the Mason, Ohio, tuneup event in mid-August, and Nadal said that he hasn't found the same level of competence in matches as he feels in training sessions. Read More »

Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal reach US Open 4th round

World number one Nadal , meanwhile, saw off Japan's world 121 Taro Daniel 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 after being blown off court in the first set. But Federer arrived in NY with concerns about a back problem that caused him to withdraw from the Mason, Ohio, tuneup event in mid-August, and Nadal said that he hasn't found the same level of competence in matches as he feels in training sessions. Read More »

Renault should break Mercedes-Ferrari stranglehold, says Stewart

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His lap in 1:35.554 on full wet tyres was the quickest in Q3. Hamilton needs one more pole to break his tie with Schumacher and claim his 69th pole position. The other Force India of Sergio Perez and Verstappen completed the top ten of the classification. While the overtly eager Max Verstappen managed 10th place and final points on offer for Redbull after suffering damage in the early part of the race, thanks to his two-stop strategy. Read More »

Lukaku sends Belgium to World Cup with 2-1 win in Greece

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Belgium became the sixth team to make sure of their place at the 2018 tournament alongside Brazil, Japan, Iran and Mexico, plus Russian Federation who qualified automatically as hosts. Tottenham centre-back Jan Vertonghen had fired Belgium's wonder-opener just four minutes earlier - before Goncalves Rodrigues flicked Greece level. Read More »

Fabio Fognini kicked out of US Open for abusing umpire

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He was fined $15,000, $5,000 and $4,000 per misdemeanor as he disputed a few contentious line calls before he was bageled in the fourth set by his countryman. Fabio Fognini was suspended from the U.S. Open on Saturday and faces a possible permanent ban from Grand Slam tournaments while it is determined if he committed a "major offense" during his first-round singles loss. Read More »

Marin Cilic the latest big gun to crash out of US Open

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Kyle's been playing unbelievable tennis so if he keeps it up he's going to be doing really well. "Carreno Busta is an unbelievable player", said Shapovalov. No. 17 seed Sam Querrey is the only American man left after beating Radu Albot of Moldova in four sets. The result means that Simona Halep and Venus Williams have both been eliminated from contention for the world number one ranking, with Muguruza, Karolina Pliskova and Elina Svitolina the only ones still left with a chance to leave ... Read More »

US Open Men's Singles Round 1: Day 2; Nadal, Federer Win

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Federer , the owner of the all-time record 19 Slam crowns , by contrast, said he would "love" the opportunity to face Nadal in the semis. "Was a little bit unusual that he retired just the morning after the draw was made", said Nadal. Reigning French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko was knocked out of the US Open third round, losing 3-6, 2-6 to Russian Daria Kasaktina after hitting a massive 38 unforced errors on Saturday. Read More »

Attempt To Scalp Cowboys & Texans Charity Game Tickets Halted

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By Wednesday, the Texans were granted their understandable wish to get home to their families and to their city impacted by Hurricane Harvey, and the game was cancelled. When the Texans learned during a team meeting Wednesday that the game had been canceled and they were returning home, it was met enthusiastically by the players. Read More »

Aussies 'embarrassed' by Dhaka loss: Smith

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Despite the hubbub surrounding Bangladesh's victory, the match was evenly contested and went down to the wire. However, Bangladesh shouldn't relax, since a wounded Australian side is a risky opponent; they'll definitely be better for having played a game - albeit one they lost - that counted. Read More »

Taking title lead shows Mercedes strength - Hamilton

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Conditions were very bad - the first session was stopped after just one lap for seven drivers and did not start again for more than two hours. But Vettel will start sixth because of grid penalties for Verstappen and team-mate Daniel Ricciardo , who was third. Read More »

Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal will return for Thomas Lemar

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And Wenger, appearing as a guest on Telefoot on Sunday, revealed that the Gunners did make a huge bid for Lemar and that they will try to sign him again in the coming months. "But €180m is too much for us". "The player has chosen to stay at Monaco", he told BeIN . Lemar went on to score twice in France's 4-0 World Cup qualifier win over the Netherlands that night, highlighting his potential as a top-level talent. Read More »

Broncos GM John Elway knows Brock Osweiler needs 'football rehab'

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Cleveland opted to go with rookie DeShone Kizer as its starting quarterback for its season opener next week. One year later, in an unusual National Football League deal, Houston shipped its 2018 second-round pick to the Browns in exchange for Cleveland agreeing to absorb Osweiler and his unwieldy $16 million payday. Read More »

Man United legend believes that Lukaku is 'perfect' for them

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Ibrahimovic scored 17 league goals in 27 starts last season as United lumbered to a sixth place finish. "I believe if he stayed it would have got better", he added. Lukaku liked the video on his official Twitter, following Van Nistelrooy doing the same. "They look impressive at the moment and they can challenge this season for the big ones". Read More »

Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving

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She said: 'I allowed him to drive my auto, my black soft top, because I was too drunk to drive. "She seemed unhappy with the fact that we had left a nightclub in a cab together to go to my auto". He has since been released on bail and is due to appear in court on 19 September. "He asked if they were real and said, "I'd like to get my hands on them". Read More »

Froome goes from strength to strength in Vuelta a Espana

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Polish rider Rafal Majka took the stage by an impressive margin of 27 seconds, picking up his first win at La Vuelta to go with three stage victories at the Tour de France, where he was King of the Mountains in 2014 and previous year. Vincenzo Nibali is still 59 seconds behind Froome in second place, followed by Esteban Chaves . Claiming day-to-day as the main rival of the British, Nibali has whittled away 4 seconds bonus that will allow him to come back at 55 seconds of the red jersey in ... Read More »