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Author: 0 Friedrich finds no luck in Padres' 7-4 loss to Dodgers

Jose De Leon made his Major League Baseball debut on Sunday. C Yasmani Grandal hit his career-best 23rd home run of the season in Sunday's 7-4 win over the San Diego Padres. He struck out nine Padres hitters but could not decipher Yangervis Solarte . Thus, voters will have to weigh whether a truncated season of sheer dominance from Kershaw is superior to a full year of excellence from Hendricks or any of the other aforementioned options.

Author: 0 Kerber, Woz into the semifinals...Djokovic, Monfils advance

At the ensuing changeover, Tsonga was visited by a trainer and had his left leg taped below the knee. Perhaps the heat was playing on his mind as well as his body, because a question on that very subject from ESPN's Tom Rinaldi during an on-court interview left Djokovic scrambling - unsuccessfully - to find an answer.

Author: 0 Finch and Bailey power Australia to series win over Sri Lanka

He was the final man out, caught for 40 when he skied a catch off Hastings from the sixth ball of the 50th over: Sri Lanka had batted out their overs by the barest possible margin. Mathews, who was badly shaken after being hit on the back of his helmet off a Boland bouncer, made a gritty 28 before retiring hurt with a calf injury that hampered his footwork and running between the wickets.

Sports Rob Gronkowski not Expected to Play Against Arizona Cardinals
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski not Expected to Play Against Arizona Cardinals

The league's best tight end expressed his uncertainty on Sunday - as much as Gronkowski expresses anything - when asked by reporters if a hamstring injury would sideline him against one of the league's premier defenses. He didn't play in any of his team's preseason games. I guess that comes with the territory when you're a 6'6, 260-pound tight end who runs like a gazelle.

Sports Don't blame fatigue or injury for US Open loss: Serena
Author: 0 Don't blame fatigue or injury for US Open loss: Serena

But it was what it was". Williams said her knee began bothering her after "the second or third round". Kerber beat Williams in Melbourne before losing to her in the final at Wimbledon, but it is a new face in Pliskova she will be facing this weekend after the Czech's stunning victory in NY.

Sports Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos
Author: 0 Newton did not need to leave game after hit by Broncos

Rivera, though, isn't pleased with the non-calls on the hits Newton took. "What are we supposed to do?" said Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, who doled out a couple of egregious hits on Newton. "I know he's the biggest guy on the field, but he's still the quarterback, " tight end Greg Olsen said . The Panthers came out looking like a team ready for Super Bowl revenge.

Sports Kansas City Chiefs pumped for return to Arrowhead Stadium
Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs pumped for return to Arrowhead Stadium

Sunday, September 11 , the San Diego Chargers square off against the Kansas City Chiefs. Kansas City's star running back is still working his way back from a torn ACL that cost him a majority of the 2015 season, and have no plans to rush him back on the field.

Sports Lance Stephenson signs with Pelicans
Author: 0 Lance Stephenson signs with Pelicans

The veteran guard has signed a deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to The Vertical . Stephenson, who split time with the Clippers and Grizzlies a year ago, appeared destined to ply his trade elsewhere after receiving little free agent interest.

Author: 0 Djokovic into US Open semis as Tsonga retires

The other women's quarterfinal pits two women who've never been this far before at a Grand Slam tournament: 10th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and 92nd-ranked Ana Konjuh of Croatia. Del Potro - ravaged by wrist injuries - upset Wawrinka at Wimbledon. Plus, something - he won't say exactly what - has been going on with his right arm, which was massaged and manipulated by a trainer during the first and fourth rounds.

Author: 0 Williams fights off Halep to reach U.S. Open semi-finals

The No. 6 seed Nishikori reached a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time since he was the U.S. Open runner-up two years ago. Simona Halep was encouraged by the way she tested Serena Williams in the quarter-finals of the US Open but rued her inability to be more clinical after losing to the world number one.

Author: 0 United States Vs. Trinidad And Tobago Results

The 2018 World Cup qualifying matches continue on Tuesday when Brazil hosts Colombia at the Arena da Amazônia in Manaus. This is not the time to experiment. Its place in the six-team final round was all but sealed prior to kickoff. With the end result all-but a formality, the US added another when substitute Paul Arriola found himself wide open following a rebound from a Pulisic slot to slot home.

Author: 0 Serena Williams eases past Johanna Larsson to hit historic milestone

Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point during her third-round match against Johanna Larsson at the 2016 U.S. Open. "It definitely feels solid", Williams said of her shoulder. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. Second-seeded Andy Murray held on to win his third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday, ensuring at least two British men will be in the tournament's final 16 for the first time in the Open era.

Sports Tropical storm system could skirt Middle Georgia
Author: 0 Tropical storm system could skirt Middle Georgia

At the same time, the National Hurricane Center said another tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico could hit northern Florida as a tropical storm later in the week and possibly head toward the Atlantic coast. Download the Palm Beach Post WeatherPlus app here. Madeline was centered about 445 miles (715 kilometers) east of Hilo, Hawaii, and moving west at 10 mph (17 kph).

Author: 0 Paralympic Games open to theme: 'Heart knows no limits'

Among them was former Brazilian Paralympic medalist Marcia Malsar, who wobbled and fell over backward as she carried the torch across the floor with aid of a cane. "I ask you to send a message to the world through sport", Craven said. It is the first time the Paralympics have been staged in South America, and like the Olympic Games last month, the opening ceremony will be held at the famous Maracana.

Author: 0 Mets To Sign Tim Tebow

Tebow, who will play in the outfield, will participate in New York's instructional league in Port St. Lucie, Florida while the league will run from September 8 through October 8. It is a deal really makes sense for just about any franchise, the question was only about which team would actually give Tebow a legitimate shot. Tebow has not played baseball full-time since he graduated high school in 2005.

Sports Fear fires up Kell Brook to finish Gennady Golovkin's fantastic run
Author: 0 Fear fires up Kell Brook to finish Gennady Golovkin's fantastic run

It should make this event a gift for boxing in the United Kingdom, for boxing all over the world....and for me'. "There are a lot of people from different countries here for this fight and I love London, it feels like my second city. "I'm passionate about doing something no British fighter has done before and this will be the biggest win ever, I believe". "He has been on diets to take muscle off so he can make the weight", Ingle said.

Author: 0 England v Pakistan: Ben Stokes returns to the England T20 squad

Uncertainty continues to hang over the readiness of England players to travel to Bangladesh, despite assurances from the team's own security expert which have give the tour the go-ahead. That brought together the aggressive pairing of Buttler and Morgan, who drove the innings on and the world record soon came into sight. And that really is the big difference between now and when I played in the 1980s and 90s.

Author: 0 Authorities would rather England win, says Slovakia defender

Sam Allardyce dishing out instructions against Slovakia . Rooney made his debut for England in a friendly against Australia in 2003, and at the time was the youngest player in the nation's history to make his bow before Theo Walcott made his first global appearance in 2006.

Sports Pakistan beats England in one-off T20 by 9 wickets
Author: 0 Pakistan beats England in one-off T20 by 9 wickets

When David Willey clubbed Sohail Tanvir through the leg side it was the first boundary for 7.3 overs - and it would be the only one of the final 10 overs, an extraordinary statistic whether you are looking at from an England or Pakistan perspective.

Sports WWE Smackdown Live Hits New Viewership Low Heading into Backlash
Author: 0 WWE Smackdown Live Hits New Viewership Low Heading into Backlash

With The Usos being heels, it sets them up to win the SmackDown Tag Team titles. If you would like to receive an email each time a new WWE article is published, fill out our email notification form . They will face off at Backlash for the new belts. Most of the women brawl outside the ring, which leaves Nikki Bella lying in the ring. The teams in that final will be decided tonight.

Sports Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler added to UFC 205
Author: 0 Donald Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler added to UFC 205

Cerrone is coming off of a knockout of Rick Story in August at UFC 202 . The first-round blowout loss to Woodley snapped a five-fight winning streak that saw him rule the welterweight division with blood-saturated performances. Cerrone, on the other hand, has been on a tear since moving up to welterweight. It's also an opportunity for him to possibly win a title after losing twice to Rafael dos Anjos at 155.

Sports International Olympic Committee to help police in Rio ticket inquiry
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee to help police in Rio ticket inquiry

A judge will review the charges and decide whether or not to proceed with the case. The OCI's authorised ticket re-seller PRO10 Sports said Mr Mallon was facilitating the collection of the tickets by its own customers. Another eight men were also listed on the charge sheet, according to reports on RTÉ News. All but one of the other suspects are businessmen with Pro10 and THG Sports who are not in Brazil, including Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans, who owns THG Sports' parent company who ...

Sports Misdial prevents Bills assistant coach Rob Ryan from getting robbed
Author: 0 Misdial prevents Bills assistant coach Rob Ryan from getting robbed

The plan might have come to fruition if not for an errant voicemail received by a federal worker in New Orleans. A wanna-be criminal had dialed the wrong number and left a voicemail explaining his elaborate plan to rob Rex Ryan. The investigating officers were still able to use the information gleaned from the ill-considered voicemail to trace the number back to the pair, who were involved in "a string of high-profile robberies at Uptown bars and restaurants past year", the Advocate reported.

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500

Kyle Larson is a week removed from his first Cup victory, a win that earned him a berth in NASCAR's playoffs, and rookie Chase Elliott is a week away from securing his spot in the 10-race championship series. "We have championship cars and we're just mediocre on pit road", said an angry Harvick , who finished 0.606 second behind Truex . When Clint Bowyer and Aric Almirola tangled shortly thereafter, destroying Almirola's handsome No.

Sports Gatland to coach Lions on New Zealand tour
Author: 0 Gatland to coach Lions on New Zealand tour

I am excited to have the challenge once again, and I would like to thank the WRU for this opportunity. Howley has been part of Wales' coaching set-up since 2008. The 10-fixture schedule facing the Lions has grown even more challenging with the news that All Blacks will be available to play for their Super Rugby teams for the early tour matches.

Sports FA to support Dutchman Van Praag in UEFA election
Author: 0 FA to support Dutchman Van Praag in UEFA election

With Spanish football boss Angel Maria Villar's withdrawal, Slovenian FA president Aleksandar Ceferin and Van Praag are the two candidates left in next Wednesday's vote in Athens. Blatter won that contest, but his victory did not last long as he was soon forced to step down as FIFA's corruption scandal spread and he is now banned from all football activities.

Author: 0 Record-breaking England beat Pakistan in 3rd ODI

With this latest record, the hosts passed their previous highest total of 408 for nine, made against New Zealand a year ago, while captain Morgan got to his half-century off 24 deliveries as he and Buttler shared an unbroken fourth-wicket partnership of 161.

Sports Halep beats Suarez Navarro at US Open
Author: 0 Halep beats Suarez Navarro at US Open

She wondered aloud at her news conference why the match was played with the new $150 million retractable roof atop Ashe shut. "Unfortunately, I'm in the part of the draw with Serena", Pliskova said. Moving on, Konjuh is scheduled to cross the swords with No. 10 seed Karolina Pliskova in the last-eight stage. At the other end of the spectrum is power-hitting 18-year-old Konjuh, who until this U.S.

Sports Panthers announce Huberdeau's $35.4M, 6-year extension
Author: 0 Panthers announce Huberdeau's $35.4M, 6-year extension

Already a team on the rise, the Panthers look like they could be ready to be one of the top Stanley Cup contenders in the Eastern Conference along with Pittsburgh, Washington and Tampa Bay. That deal carries an average salary cap hit of $5.9 million per season. Huberdeau set career highs with 20 goals, 59 points and a plus-17 rating in 76 games last season, playing mostly with Jaromir Jagr and Aleksander Barkov .

Author: 0 US Open Quarterfinal Singles Quarterfinal Results

The Serb was leading Jo-Wilfried Tsonga by two sets to love, before the Frenchman retired hurt in the third with a knee injury. Second seed German Angelique Kerber beat 2015 US Open finalist Roberta Vinci of Italy 7-5, 6-0 in the quarter-finals.

Sports Sadio Mane returns to Liverpool training amidst injury speculation
Author: 0 Sadio Mane returns to Liverpool training amidst injury speculation

Manager Jurgen Klopp was also very concerned about the injury scare and had called Mane to his office in order to get an update, according to The Telegraph . The Brazilian is eager to feature for Klopp's side as he is targeting to make his way into the starting lineup when the club football returns after the worldwide break.

Author: 0 Tom Brady plays entire first half in final preseason game

Brady completed 16 of 26 passes for 166 yards, a touchdown and an interception as New England took a 6-3 halftime lead. The opening game in Arizona would be a challenge with Tom Brady under center. Giants third-string quarterback Logan Thomas put the exclamation point on the evening when he found wide receiver Roger Lewis for a 17-yard touchdown.

Sports China confident of upset against Iran
Author: 0 China confident of upset against Iran

It was the second match for these two sides in this Third Round of Asian qualifiers, with China having lost 3-2 to South Korea in their opener on Thursday as Iran defeated Qatar 2-0. Iraq, also playing in Malaysia because of conflict at home, were 1-0 up with nine minutes to play before Abed buried spot-kicks in the 81st and 87th minutes.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy Claims Remarkable Deutsche Bank Championship Win

On top of this being a statement victory in a year of struggles, McIlroy did it in a sublime manner. For Scott, his 65 catapulted him 19 spots up the leaderboard into outright fourth. "The way I'm looking at it is, how good a tournament would this be to win, being 4 over through three", said McIlroy, who is tied for seventh, 6 shots behind leader Paul Casey.

Author: 0 England fans aren't happy with Sam Allardyce's 'pathetic' Wayne Rooney comments

I didn't score against Slovakia, but I felt we all put in a good shift for the team and worked hard for each other. "The performance he gave as a captain, and worldwide player with great standing, was very good". - Sam Allardyce's debut win means the last nine permanent England managers have now won their first game in charge of the Three Lions. A last-gasp Adam Lallana victor secured all three points in another disappointing England performance, but ultimately it would have been a ...