Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

Sir Colin Meads: All Blacks legend dies aged 81 Sir Colin Meads: All Blacks legend dies aged 81

South African Rugby: "Thoughts and prayers from the Boks and SA Rugby to our friends in New Zealand on the passing of this All Black great". Former England captain Will Carling: " Very sad to hear that the great Sir Colin Meads has died.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell close to inking five-year extension NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell close to inking five-year extension

Though the deal is likely to get done, the committee of owners working out the contract still has issues to work out, according to ESPN . Goodell's ability to negotiate the terms of the current CBA made the owners a lot of money, and that goes a l...

Neymar: Barcelona board Neymar: Barcelona board "should not be in charge"

Leading 3-1 from the first leg in Barcelona , goals from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema made certain that Los Blancos would be picking up their second piece of silverware of the season, following their Super Cup victory over Manchester United last ...

Valencia signs Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal Valencia signs Gabriel Paulista from Arsenal

Briefly stopped by reporters at the airport on Thursday as he arrived in Valencia to complete his medical, Gabriel, according to Spanish publication Marca , said: "I am very happy, I have spoken to Marcelino several times and I understand how he w...

MLB umpires end protest of 'abusive player behavior' MLB umpires end protest of 'abusive player behavior'

Kinsler said "if they take offense to [his comments] that that's their problem". While Kinsler did not disclose the amount of the fine, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus called it the biggest he's seen during his career. The player denigrated Hernan...

Hezbollah says begun assault on IS Lebanon border pocket from Syria Hezbollah says begun assault on IS Lebanon border pocket from Syria

The Lebanese army seized 80 of 120 square kilometers from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters along its north-eastern border with Syria in its ongoing "Jroud Dawn" military operation, which began 5am (0200 GMT) Saturday. The army made r...

Syria's Assad reject security cooperation with the West Syria's Assad reject security cooperation with the West

Meanwhile, rocket fire injured several people yesterday near the entrance to the Damascus International Fair , a key business gathering being held for the first time in five years, Syrian television said. Erdogan is playing the role of political beg...

Rex Burkhead stands out as Tom Brady debuts in Patriots preseason loss Rex Burkhead stands out as Tom Brady debuts in Patriots preseason loss

They've allowed six plays of 30+ yards this preseason. Elliott has appealed his suspension while disputing the NFL's findings that he caused bruises on his ex-girlfriend in several confrontations last summer in Ohio. Savage went 5-for-5 on the driv...

Kyrgios too good for Nadal in Cincinnati Kyrgios too good for Nadal in Cincinnati

Meanwhile, Dimitrov is the first Bulgarian to reach the men's final at Cincinnati - traditionally the final stop before the US Open - the fourth and final grand slam event of the calendar year. "I knew that a lot of the conditions and everyth...

Gabriel Paulista leaves Arsenal for Valencia Gabriel Paulista leaves Arsenal for Valencia

Gabriel is more than happy to return to work under his former manager Marcelino, who managed the Brazilian at Villarreal before he joined Arsenal in 2015. Gabriel made only 15 Premier League starts last season as Wenger's side won the FA Cup but ...

Thierry Henry acknowledges Mourinho's Manchester United could go entire season unbeaten Thierry Henry acknowledges Mourinho's Manchester United could go entire season unbeaten

As you would expect, the chat looks at the achievements of Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger's success, the rivalry between Man United and Arsenal, Blackburn's title win in '95, Jose Mourinho's arrival at Chelsea and the emergence of Man City. "Martin has...

South Africa issues red alert to stop Grace Mugabe leaving the country South Africa issues red alert to stop Grace Mugabe leaving the country

An expert says South African law won't allow for Mugabe to receive diplomatic immunity , but relations between the country and Zimbabwe might. Grace Mugabe allegedly arrived at the Capital 20 West Hotel with bodyguards and accused Engels of p...

Wood on verge of Premier League deal Wood on verge of Premier League deal

And given recent developments, Wood has decided not to play against Sunderland on Saturday. "I wish the team all the best and hope the lads can pick up the 3 points". The New Zealand worldwide ruled himself out of the Whites' 2-0 win over Sunder...

Jese scores debut goal as Stoke beats Arsenal 1-0 in EPL

When the visitors did find the net, Alexandre Lacazette's 72nd-minute goal was ruled out for offside. If it was offside, it was as thin as the garlic in Paulie Cicero's "Goodfellas" sauce. Following their 1-0 defeat at Stoke , Wenger said: "I ex...

After trade to Dodgers, Curtis Granderson will pay unexpected visit to Detroit After trade to Dodgers, Curtis Granderson will pay unexpected visit to Detroit

In Los Angeles, Granderson adds to an outfield that already has Yasiel Puig, Joc Pederson and Chris Taylor in its lineup. Granderson, 36, was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers late Friday night. To make room on the 40-man roster, Los Ange...

All Blacks humble Wallabies again All Blacks humble Wallabies again

Despite Australia running in four late tries to give the scoreboard a degree of respectability, the game was all but settled by halftime after New Zealand had run in six tries to lead 40-6. A first Test try for Damian McKenzie continued the rout afte...

New York Yankees: Three things to look for in Boston New York Yankees: Three things to look for in Boston

Afterward, Chapman said he wasn't frustrated. "We showed a lot of resiliency being able to bounce back and nobody gave up". He was charged with four hits and a walk, striking out four in 3 1/3 innings. Chapman has walked 10 and allowed seven hits in ...

Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration Osinbajo off to Rwanda for presidential inauguration

Presidents (from L) Salvar Kiir of South Sudan, Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Paul Kagame of Rwanda stand during a photo opportunity before the start of the extraordinary summit of the International ...

Zimbabwe's first lady seeks diplomatic immunity over assault claim Zimbabwe's first lady seeks diplomatic immunity over assault claim

The case is a diplomatic nightmare for South Africa. The woman laid charges, and on Wednesday Grace requested diplomatic immunity to avoid arrest. AfriForum, a South African rights group, which is advising Engels, said it would be a disgrace to gra...

Former Chiefs CB Sean Smith arrested, charged with felony assault Former Chiefs CB Sean Smith arrested, charged with felony assault

Pasadena police first responded to the area about 1:10 on July 4 after a man was found unconscious on the ground, suffering from injuries to his face and head, Pasadena police officials said in a written statement . He underwent shoulder surgery in ...

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