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Developing Hurricane Ophelia is moving toward Ireland and the UK

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This would tie the record for the most consecutive Atlantic named storms to reach hurricane strength. Tropical Storm Ophelia is gaining strength and is just 4 miles per hour from becoming a hurricane, forecasters said Wednesday. The storm may still be capable of producing powerful winds, on the order of 60 to 80 miles per hour, when it makes its closest approach to Ireland and the United Kingdom, which it's forecast to do on Monday. Read More »

Twitter reacts to the Giants suspending CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

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According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News , Rodgers-Cromartie had a conversation with McAdoo on Tuesday and again on Wednesday, when he ultimately made a decision to leave practice shortly after he got there. So he left and now the Giants are suspending him. But it is another issue during a week when the last thing the Giants need is more issues . New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston (3) during the second ... Read More »

Ozil Set To Extend Contract At Arsenal

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Mesut Ozil should prioritise a move back to Germany should he decide to leave Arsenal instead of joining Manchester United , according to Karl-Heinz Riedle. Speaking to Turkish outlet Fanatik about his client's situation, Sogut said: "Ozil wants to play another two-three years in the Premier League". Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose 'would turn down Chelsea for Manchester United'

It is understood that the defender has his eyes set on a move to Old Trafford before the World Cup in Russian Federation in the upcoming summer as he wants to play under Mourinho as soon as possible. The ex-Chelsea has decided Luke Shaw is not up to scratch, with the forgotten man having made just one EFL Cup appearance this season. Would you like to see Rose at United? The likes of Ashley Young, Matteo Darmian, Marcos Rojo and Daley Blind have all filled in at left-back. Read More »

Cleveland Browns Name Kevin Hogan Starting QB

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Hogan, 24, will make the first start of his career over Kizer, who was benched after halftime in last Sunday's 17-14 loss to the New York Jets. He gets the ball out quickly and accurately, neither of which Kizer could do. Kizer has been terrible in the first five starts of his career. He completed five of 11 passes for 118 yards and a touchdown against the Ravens while Kizer recovered from a migraine. Read More »

Indians DH Encarnacion hopes to return for Game 5

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Girardi's contract expires at the end of the season. Rather than flying to Cleveland on Thursday ahead of Game 1 Friday, the Astros would host games 1 and 2 on Friday and Saturday before heading to NY for games 3, 4 and 5. Francisco Lindor hasn't been heard from since since his Game 2 Grand Slam. The Indians tied it at 8-all on Jay Bruce's home run in the eighth inning and won it on Yan Gomes' RBI single in the 13th. Read More »

The League of Nations: Ukraine starts in division B

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The UEFA Nations League Finals competition for the teams that win the four groups within the top division is scheduled for June 2019. League B contains Austria, Wales , Russia, Slovakia, Sweden , Ukraine, the Republic of Ireland , Bosnia and Herzegovina, Northern Ireland , Denmark, Czech Republic and Turkey. Read More »

Liverpool Reportedly Agree To Sell Philippe Coutinho

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The attacker is now hoping Liverpool stick to their promise and sell to Barca when the January transfer window opens. Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has joined stars from clubs such as Chelsea , Real Madrid and Juventus in being nominated for the 2017 Ballon d'Or. Read More »

Teams Have Qualified For 2018 World Cup

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England are already qualified for the World CupWhen is the World Cup play-off round draw? On Monday night, Serbia , Wales and the Republic of Ireland could all theoretically still book their tickets to Russian Federation in Group D, together with Serbia having the best opportunity to top the team since they're ahead of Wales by one stage, while Ireland follow the following stage supporting Gareth Bale's side. Read More »

Jerry Jones: In best interest for Cowboys not to kneel during anthem

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The Cowboys have a bye week and return to action Sunday, October 22 against the 49ers in California. Trump is on Twitter offering a "big salute" to Jones, who Trump says "will BENCH players who disrespect our Flag". These statements from Jones come the month after he joined his team in taking a knee during the national anthem prior to the Cowboys playing against the Arizona Cardinals last week. Read More »

WWE Wants UFC Star Conor McGregor At WrestleMania 34

McGregor, who is still yet to book his next fight after losing to Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match, could be set for a one-off WWE appearance. As far as the potential matchup with Ferguson, Roddy sees a lot of areas where McGregor would have an advantage in that fight but none bigger than if the two lightweights chose to stay standing in the center of the Octagon. Read More »

Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him

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It was before Charlottesville, and before Trump said kneeling players were sons of bitches, and before Kaepernick's fellow football players took up his cause in large numbers. I didn't ask him if he would sit or stand. Kaepernick, making use of a quote that may or may not have originally been coined by Winston Churchill, said: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its trousers on". Read More »

Lack of sponsors pushes T20 Global League to November 2018

Last week Moroe said that the board was preparing for a net loss of $25 million in the competition's first year. The South African Cricketers Association expressed "concern and disappointment" at the decision and called for an independent review into the reasons for the postponement, as well as calling for recompense for affected players. Read More »

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs Odds, Analysis, MLB Betting Pick

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The Division Series moves to Wrigley Field for Game Three on October 9 and the Nationals will finally send out two-time Cy Young Award victor Max Scherzer , who was pushed back in the rotation because of an injured right hamstring. Through the first seven innings of Game 2, it was more of the same, as the Nationals' only hits off starter Jon Lester were a solo home run by Anthony Rendon in the first and a fifth-inning single by Ryan Zimmerman . Read More »

Rockets' James Harden responds to Kevin McHale's recent criticism: 'He's a clown'

He then added, "But on every team, you have to have a voice. I think Chris Paul is going to help him just kind of get back into just being able to hoop and stuff like that". There was frustration over style of play and more, and Harden is clearly happier in the Mike D'Antoni system. "James is not a leader ...." Saturday, James Harden fired back, speaking to Tim MacMahon of ESPN (video above). Read More »

Indians Fans Confident Entering ALDS Against Yankees

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Girardi defended his call to disregard Sanchez, saying he doesn't rely on players to determine what should be reviewed. " I screwed up . It is a hard day for me". He was taken out of the game after one out in just the first inning. The two-time All-Star missed Cleveland's run to the World Series past year and only recently returned from an ankle ligament injury that kept him out for 50 games after August 8 this season. Read More »

Ireland and their possible opponents in the playoffs

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Derryman Duffy is confident that he and his team mates can achieve their goal and take a step closer to the World Cup . Speaking to the media after the 1-0 win against Wales that propelled Ireland into the play-offs, the Ireland manager heaped praise on goalscoring hero James McClean , along with his teammates in what Martin O'Neill called a "fantastic, absolutely fantastic" performance. Read More »

Odell Beckham Jr Breaks Ankle, Season and Pay Day In Doubt

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The Chargers players immediately called for medical assistance from the Giants' sideline. One to Kyle Kuszczyk, the other to rookie tight end George Kittle. Then again, we're talking about the neck. They produced just 13 points when Beckham missed the opener and was limited Week 2 against the Lions . Rudolph will have a great chance to contribute to both facets of the team. Read More »

Barclays PL - Manchester United's real test against Liverpool

With the defender now fully fit, Klopp has started the 20-year-old in four Premier League games and used him as a substitute in one other this season so far. The Premier League Champions club is an elite group, comprising, the only six teams to have won the Premier League. Neville revealed Anfield was the biggest display of emotions for Ferguson, who saw his United side win on 11 occasions at Anfield in 27 years in charge. Read More »

Tom Brady absent from Patriots practice Tuesday

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Brady has been taking a lot of hits so far this season, which hasn't affected his performance all that much but may have had something to do with taking a little more time off on Tuesday. The team doesn't have another quarterback on its roster or practice squad after releasing Taylor Heinicke from the practice squad Monday. Brady has looked largely like his old self in 2017, but at 40 years old injuries tend to take on a greater significance regardless of how transcendently healthy one appears ... Read More »

Arjen Robben retires from Netherlands duty after Sweden defeat

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Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has retired from worldwide football after his side missed out on a place at next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. That means the Oranje have now missed out on two consecutive major tournaments, having also failed to qualify for last year's European Championships in France. Read More »