Author: 0 Steelers' revamped secondary clamps down on Bengals in win

After three receptions for 34 yards in the first half, Boyd made his biggest catch of the game when the Bengals needed it most. However, on his second pick, which went found its way into the hands of Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, Sammie Coates stopped his route short.

Sports Watford condemns Mourinho's United to 3rd successive loss
Author: 0 Watford condemns Mourinho's United to 3rd successive loss

I think there is no debate, no controversy. He told BT Sport: "In the first half for about 25 to 30 minutes we didn't play well and that is something that we can control. That is something I can not control. "I can split these defeats into three factors - one, the referee's crucial mistakes are not in my control, there is nothing I can do about that".

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic on Getting Three Free Passes in the US Open

But when trailing 2-0 and a break down in the third set, the impressive Monfils suddenly reappeared and he went on to take the set as Djokovic ripped his shirt and stalked the court. "It's tough. And I try my best". Djokovic, meanwhile, is seeking his 13th major championship, which would break a tie with Roy Emerson for fourth-most in tennis history among men, behind only Roger Federer with 17, and Pete Sampras and Rafael Nadal with 14 apiece.

Author: 0 Man Utd: Jose Mourinho says players may be struggling with pressure

There was talk of a mini-crisis last Thursday when Manchester United lost to Feyenoord in the Europa League and it could soon be upgraded to a full-blown crisis following yesterday's defeat at Watford . I can't do anything to improve it.In the second half we were much better, we equalised and after that we were the team and Heurelho Gomes makes a phenomenal save and luck is again something we cannot control'.

Author: 0 Pogba will improve with time, believes Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

He ran all over the pitch, without thought or discipline, and was never in the one area he should be: central midfield. He hasn't risen to the occasion when United needed him to - like when they fell behind against Manchester City and Feyenoord - and is taking a while re-adjusting to English football.

Author: 0 Bregman hits 2-run homer, leads Astros past Indians 6-2

Hinch. Indians: C Yan Gomes (separated shoulder) is scheduled to be catching minor league games on his rehab assignment this weekend. Houston is 9.5 games back in the American League West and 2.5 games back in the wild-card race. Mike Clevinger (2-2) allowed a run in the first and was pulled after 1 2/3 innings. The Indians, who couldn't score on Peacock in the first despite opening with a single and double, got a run back in the second on Tyler Naquin's RBI groundout.

Author: 0 Oklahoma expects payoff from Houston using Ohio St. offense

On Saturday, when No. 3 Ohio State visits No. 14 Oklahoma in Norman, one of the Sooners' official visitors will be Edward Warinner , an outside linebacker for Olentangy Liberty High, just outside Columbus. He does a very good job keeping his eyes down the field". So far this season, Mayfield is completing almost 72 percent of his passes with five touchdowns and no interceptions.

Author: 0 Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA

Coach Pete Carroll has been fined $200,000, and the team loses its 2017 fifth-round draft choice for violating Article 21, Section 2 (b)(iii), Section 5 (a) and Appendix G of the CBA, which pertains to the no "live-contact" rule. As a result, the NFL has levied multiple punishments toward the franchise for their summer workout deemed excessive by the both the league and NFLPA.

Author: 0 Rookie Fuller shines for Houston in 23-14 win over Bears

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing left Sunday's season opener against the Chicago Bears with a knee injury. DeAndre Hopkins got the other touchdown as well as 54 yards. The Bears turned the interception into points, driving down the field for a touchdown by Jeremy Langford . The Bears led 14-13 at the time. In the secondary, defensive back Andre Hal had his struggles early on against receiver Alshon Jeffery , but an interception to begin the second half created a crucial momentum ...

Author: 0 Fans on song, but Klopp prefers to stay focused

I don't play. It was the same at Arsenal. "[But] what about [Adam] Lallana?" Indeed, Liverpool last changed from red to white netting in 1995 for a similar reason when members of Roy Evans' side spoke of the difficulty in distinguishing them in front of the backdrop of the Kop.

Author: 0 Team North America beats Finland at World Cup of Hockey

North America scored three unanswered goals in the second period to pull away from the Finns, outshooting the opposition 18-6 in the frame. Team Canada is wondrous to watch and we pretty much knew the Flying Sidney Crosbys would be. The Swedes play Finland on Tuesday. "I'm excited to see it at this level, too". I know that. everyone here knows that. "Same with Sweden. But they can't play without the puck".

Sports Pederson to join Eagles' anthem protest?
Author: 0 Pederson to join Eagles' anthem protest?

Give a lot of credit to his veteran backup Chase Daniel for helping him. The Chicago Bears dropped a 23-14 road decision to the Houston Texans to kick off their 2016 season. It starts and ends in the trenches. The Bears have to attack Mills early and often, and if he's matched up against second-year wideout Kevin White , it will be imperative for Cutler to trust his young receiver to make a play.

Author: 0 Imperious Murray sets up repeat of Olympic semi-final at US Open

Captain Leon Smith must cut his team from five to four by the draw next Thursday but could include both Evans and Edmund if Andy Murray is keen once again to play doubles with brother Jamie. Murray has reached the final at seven consecutive tournaments and has spent nearly twice as much time on court here as Novak Djokovic, who was given successive walkovers in rounds two and three.

Sports Kohli retains No.2 spot, Rohit slips in ODI rankings
Author: 0 Kohli retains No.2 spot, Rohit slips in ODI rankings

Australia, which scripted a 4-1 series win over Sri Lanka , saw Aaron Finch and George Bailey move up two and three places, respectively. Sarfraz (90) and Shoaib (77) set Pakistan's new highest one-day global partnership for the fourth wicket against England .

Author: 0 Drew Brees passes milestone, but Giants beat Saints in defensive struggle

The biggest play came in the first half for the first points of the game. So the Saints, who had their hands over filled with the Raiders offensive weapons a week ago won't get any breaks this week in NY. Morstead had seven punts, averaging 54.7 yards per punt. The Saints and Giants played a shootout for the ages last season, but things have played out very differently in Jersey this Sunday.

Author: 0 Djokovic wins odd US Open SF after Monfils' 'strategy' fails

He came back to win the third set with some inspired play, using his elite speed to thwart Djokovic's drop shots and frustrate the Serbian superstar. With the win, Djokovic has now reached seven of the past eight Grand Slam tournament finals, his only absence was at Wimbledon earlier this year when he fell in the third round to American Sam Querrey.

Sports Stoke woes deepen after heavy defeat at crystal palace
Author: 0 Stoke woes deepen after heavy defeat at crystal palace

Much appeared wrong with the balance of a team that featured the considerable talent of Bojan Krkic, Wilfried Bony, Marko Arnautovic and Joe Allen, and was contrasted by Alan Pardew's Palace, who seem to have gelled. Palace boss Pardew enjoyed a very fruitful time during the transfer window this summer by bringing in a host of high profile players to Selhurst Park, and the capture of Steve Mandanda for just £1.5 million was arguably the best bit of business conducted by the 55-year-old over ...

Sports Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0
Author: 0 Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0

Lucas Moura and substitute Jean-Kevin Augustin then added further strikes after the interval to break a run of three games without a win for PSG in fine style. The Uruguayan striker, who was replaced by Jese at half-time, opened the scoring from Maxwell's cross before converting a penalty. His and PSG's fourth came in stoppage time at the end of the first period as he once again applied a first-time finish after being set up by Meunier.

Sports Nick Kyrgios vs Andrew Martin live stream, preview, prediction
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios vs Andrew Martin live stream, preview, prediction

Australian doubles specialists Sam Groth and John Peers will play Martin and Igor Zelenay on Saturday, ahead of the reverse singles on Sunday. Nick Kyrgios barely raised a sweat to give Australia the ideal start to the Davis Cup world group play-off against Slovakia in Sydney on Friday.

Author: 0 Quintana on brink of winning Vuelta

Kiwi cyclist George Bennett is one place closer to a prized top 10 finish at the Vuelta a Espana after a solid performance in the stage 19 time trial. Quintana, already the victor of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, appears more confident every morning when he steps off Movistar's blue team bus to the mass of fans.

Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Cubs can clinch, Cards and Giants get wild

Todd Frazier and Carlos Sanchez each drove in two runs in a seven-run sixth inning, and the Chicago White Sox routed the Indians 8-1 on Tuesday night. Louis on May 14, Memorial Day Monday, May 29 at San Diego, Father's Day on June 18 at Pittsburgh and Labor Day Monday, September 4 in Pittsburgh. Taijuan Walker struck out 11 and scattered three hits in his first career shutout as Seattle hammered the Angels 8-0 to stay 2 1/2 games out of a playoff spot.

Sports Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he'd join a teamwide protest
Author: 0 Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he'd join a teamwide protest

With that day behind us..."moving forward, I'm sure that there will be guys that will probably join in", Jenkins said. Pederson, an opponent of such gestures when the controversy began with 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick last month, seems at the very least resigned to their spread across the National Football League, and also respectful of the feelings of players who say they want to send a message about inequality and racism.

Sports Jay Gruden, Redskins coach, expresses regret over blown fourth-down opportunities
Author: 0 Jay Gruden, Redskins coach, expresses regret over blown fourth-down opportunities

Steelers' fans seemed to have some nerves going into the game. Boswell converted all five of his extra point attempts and made a 46-yard field goal. That was more than enough to overwhelm the Redskins , who looked helpless as Brown lit them up for 11 receptions for 126 yards, two touchdowns and a comically risque celebration that drew a flag and set social media aflame.

Author: 0 Russia's World Cup of Hockey entry stronger than it first appears

Participation means shutting down the regular season for two weeks and puts star players at risk for injury in a tournament in which the league has no financial stake in. North America , loaded with speed and skill, has created the biggest pre-tournament buzz with a run-and-gun approach that's been dizzying. Add in 2015 No.

Sports Cam Newton's father 'grossly disturbed' by officiating crew Thursday night
Author: 0 Cam Newton's father 'grossly disturbed' by officiating crew Thursday night

Newton was repeatedly hit in the head in Denver's 21-20 win over Carolina in Thursday night's beguiling but brutal NFL kickoff that left fans cringing along with the league's reigning MVP. Despite the repeated hits to the head, Newton wasn't put through an rigorous concussion protocol, a decision the National Football League defended on Friday.

Sports Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator
Author: 0 Chael Sonnen signs with Bellator

Sonnen told the AP about his return: "I'm a heel". "I don't know if that was unique to me, or boiler-plated, but I saw that - that's before you deal with the commission. On Bellator's efforts to acquire Emelianenko: "I personally believe Fedor is on his way to Bellator". "Everything was fine", Sonnen said. High-profile acquisition Chael Sonnen is back in the business of fighting, and that means a whole lot of bluster and bravado is coming along for the ride.

Author: 0 Cobb wins for first time since 2014, Rays beat Jays 8-1

Toronto begins what could be a tough seven-game West Coast road trip Thursday in Los Angeles followed by a three-game stop in Seattle. But that's what they thought Monday. Donaldson has hit.284/.400/.552 with 34 home runs and 92 RBI for the Blue Jays in 622 plate appearances. "You can't prepare to lose a player of that calibre and level".

Author: 0 West Ham want London Stadium police presence after crowd trouble

Deeney still faced the trickiest of chances, but the skipper was inch ideal as he lobbed the ball over Adrian and into the bottom right hand corner. "Troy Deeney showed that he completely understands my mentality that players must always believe they can win until the referee blows the final whistle, but he had that mentality even before my arrival", Mazzarri said.

Sports Red Bull sets pace in opening Singapore GP practice
Author: 0 Red Bull sets pace in opening Singapore GP practice

After a mid-session lull when all the cars returned to the pits to hand back their first set of tyres, Rosberg soon had the track to himself and immediately took nearly a second off Verstappen's early time . Fail to win here, and the Italian team will be staring at the very real prospect of another winless season to match 2014. Hamilton was immediately critical of the design when the first prototype version was trialled by Ferrari in winter testing and said: "l hope that we will be given ...

Sports Arsenal to assess Walcott and Giroud ahead of Hull clash
Author: 0 Arsenal to assess Walcott and Giroud ahead of Hull clash

Arsenal's good result away to PSG in midweek somewhat masks the fact that they were battered for the first half of the game and should never have been able to nick a point in the first place. But he [Xhaka] is highly focused, Elneny as well. Olivier Giroud is also not expected to play against Hull on Saturday. "He's done really well", said Wenger.

Author: 0 Sergio aguero poised to sign one-year contract extension at manchester city

In midfield though, it is absolutely anyone's guess as to who Pep feels is his strongest side, and the answer to the question will likely be ever changing this year. Pep Guardiola will look for his side to continue its electric form this campaign when it plays host to AFC Bournemouth this weekend. And he warned that Bournemouth are a unsafe opponent and has been impressed by what he has seen of them this season.

Sports Rosberg fastest as three-way battle looms
Author: 0 Rosberg fastest as three-way battle looms

Mercedes confirmed Hamilton's vehicle had a "small hydraulic issue" and after investigating the problem, the team said it could not be resolved in time to get the auto back together and called an end to his session. Verstappen's best lap - a 1m 44.532s - left him just 0.105secs off Raikkonen and only 0.025secs up on Ricciardo. We'll try to improve and do a good job tomorrow, but this was only the first day of practice.

Author: 0 Obama mentions Wentz during speech in Philadelphia

According to Fanatics, which runs NFL Shop (the league's official merchandise website) and powers over 300 stores for all the major sports leagues, Wentz's jersey has been the top seller across the company's platform of e-commerce sites since this weekend, thanks in large part to a 278-yard, two-touchdown performance against Cleveland.