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Piers Morgan defends Ben Stokes, he 'was fighting for gay guys'

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The incident, which occurred at 2.35am in the Clifton area of the city, led to Stokes being detained overnight before being released without charge pending further investigations. Stokes and Alex Hales are missing the social trip to the Netherlands as they are due in for further police questioning in the coming days. And even if he does make it onto the plane to the Ashes, Stokes can expect a tough time both on and off the field, as Roland-Jones conceded. Read More »

Man City striker Aguero hurt in vehicle crash

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The 29-year-old, scorer of six goals in six league appearances this season, had been attending a concert in Amsterdam on his day off. It was a very heavy slam but seatbelts prevented it being worse'. The player's first club, Independiente, said on Twitter: "Strength and fast recovery. All @Independiente is with you at this hard time". In his Friday press conference, he said: "Sergio is still in Amsterdam he's coming back". Read More »

Soccer Star Sergio Aguero Injured In Late Night Crash

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If you want to just use him as a "set and forget" player that's definitely valid, but there are certainly better value options out there. "I don't know what the supporters think". The worldwide break follows the weekend's Premier League matches with Aguero in Argentina's squad for their last two World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador on October 5 and 10. Read More »

Of course I want to stay, I love the club

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Per Mertesacker won the initial header off a corner and the ball bounced the Holding who shinned/kneed/thighed it in. Arsenal started looking shaky at the back but managed to go into halftime at 3-1. I have played several positions in it - left wing-back, left off the forward, central midfield. He's at an age where a player normally gets to the best of his career. Read More »

Arsenal squad rotation will continue - Wenger

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Brighton have only beaten Arsenal twice in 16 attempts, with their last victory coming in 1982, and they have never won at the Gunners . Denis Shcherbitski - 4/10 - He made a very good save initially before Walcott tapped in for the first goal and also made a fantastic fingertip save to deny Walcott his hat-trick just before half-time. Read More »

Arsenal manager Wenger: Wilshere on his way 'back to his best'

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Wilshere has endured a miserable spell as he slipped down the pecking order with Arsenal and England before finding himself sent on loan to Bournemouth last season. "I am back training, it has been a while, and I am enjoying it". Just two minutes later the same two players combined and this time Walcott scored. Read More »

Wenger delighted for centurion Giroud

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An error from BATE goalkeeper Denis Shcherbitski handed Walcott his second, capitalising on a woeful clearance before drilling into the bottom left corner from 12 yards. In becoming the 19th Arsenal player to reach the milestone , Giroud also achieved it in quicker time than both Dennis Bergkamp and Robin van Persie. Read More »

Yankees' Judge breaks McGwire's rookie HR record

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Judge smacked his record-breaking homer with the Yankees down two outs in the bottom of the seventh innning at Yankee Stadium. "He's pitching like he's trying to get you out". Addison Russell hit a three-run double in the first, then dived into the stands chasing a ball and spilling a tray of chips held by a fan. "Just the way they run that whole team there, from the GM down, it was a fun atmosphere", said Judge of his stay in Trenton. Read More »

Ghana beat arch-rivals Nigeria to win WAFU Cup of Nations

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From one of such raids in the Nigeria defence, rasta-haired Sarfo capitalised on a loose ball around the visitors 18-yard box and unleashed a grounder which went straight into the net for Ghana's imminent opener on the 43rd minute. "The Super Eagles have become used to winning, from winning the CHAN ticket to conquering Sierra Leone and even Ghana here to reach the final, and we can not stop now". Read More »

Scouting Saquon Barkley vs. Iowa: He's better than Zeke Elliott

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To a degree, this is what the Nittany Lions do: Dating back to their improbable 2016 run, they come back late in games. Penn State 15, Iowa 7: The Hawkeyes were driving before Wadley fumbled, and Grant Haley recovered for PSU. Penn State had been on the other end of this situation before, with Chad Henne hitting Mario Manningham in Ann Arbor. The Hawkeyes did a terrific job of taking the Nittany Lions out of their big-play comfort zone and forced a veteran collection of skill ... Read More »

Kane nets brace as Spurs survive West Ham scare

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Twice in the last two seasons, a 1-0 home win for West Ham has brought an end to Spurs' title challenge. Kane scored his first in the 35th minute. The Ivory Coast worldwide was dismissed on his first Premier League start for a needless second bookable offence with his team leading 3-1. Tottenham manager Pochettino had taken a 49-strong group of players and club staff out for a mid-week meal at a London steak restaurant to strengthen the bond within the squad. Read More »

Police interfered to decide on Burnley vs Leeds penalty shootout

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A spokesman for Burnley said: 'The club are aware of the problem. In his first meeting against his old side, the All Whites striker came on as a substitute then once again got himself among the goals, scoring late from the penalty spot, but it was visitors Leeds who prevailed, in a stunning third-round tie, taking it 5-3 on penalties. Read More »

Environmental, outdoor groups vow to fight national monument reductions

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But Zinke did recommend changes to ten of the 27 national monuments on the review list, including Bears Ears in Utah, Cascade-Siskiyou in OR and Gold Butte in Nevada. "You can't pick and choose what laws you want to follow when it comes to public lands management", Pedery said, "The idea that we're going to fund county government through essentially strip-mining public lands sounds absurd to people who moved to OR because of our natural amenities". Read More »

Liverpool 1-1 Burnley

Burnley sounded a note of caution on a rare counter-attack when Jack Cork's superb challenge set up Brady for a shot which Simon Mignolet needed two attempts to catch. But just three minutes later Salah netted his third Premier League goal of the season, rifling low under Pope with a fierce low drive. Coutinho was replaced by Solanke after a sub-par performance, with U/20 World Cup player of the tournament nearly turning one point into three, but he contrived to hit the woodwork with the ... Read More »

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin fight time and where to watch it

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A free live stream of Golovkin GGG versus Canelo Alvarez will be all over the Internet Saturday night, it will just be hard to find until the minutes leading up to the fight. Expect action that will leave fans begging for a rematch from fighters extremely dedicated to their craft. But if you want what's going to be the best fight of the year, that's probably happening Saturday night when Canelo Alavarez fights Gennady Golovkin - aka GGG. Read More »

Week 1 GameScout: Chargers at Broncos

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How successful that will be scheme-wise is hard to tell here before game one, but there's no question, even with the loss of safety T.J. Ward, this is one of the most talented defenses in the NFL . He could easily find himself in the Los Angeles backfield early and often again tonight against a retooled Chargers offensive line that once again is dealing with injuries at the outset of the season. Read More »

Mino Raiola suggests that Paulo Dybala could one day play for Chelsea

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Juve have an incredible talent on their hands, but he doesn't need to have too much pressure loaded on him. Allegri also praised Bosnian midfielder Pjanic, who also made an assist for Gonzalo Higuain's goal in the second half. " Barcelona are always strong", Davids added. The former Palermo youngster has often been likened to his fellow Argentina global due to his style of play, his nationality and the fact they are both left-footed. Read More »

Cardinals' Johnson has dislocated wrist: coach

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Johnson was limited to 23 yards rushing on 11 carries, and had six receptions for 68 yards. Already one of the Cardinals' biggest question marks heading into 2017 , the offensive line also started a banged up Mike Iupati, who was limited in practices heading into Sunday. Read More »

CONFIRMED: The Jets and Bills stink

At any rate, this game could easily go one of two ways. The moves to roll with young players - except for 38-year-old starting quarterback Josh McCown - prompted accusations the Jets were preparing to lose games to position themselves to win the No. Read More »

ESPN GameDay picks for Clemson-Auburn

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Zerrick Cooper took over for a cameo, but Clemson's fourth drive ended in a missed field goal . Stidham completed 13 passes for 79 yards. PITTSBURGH 14: Trace McSorley threw for three touchdowns, including Saquon Barkley's 46-yard catch and run, and the Nittany Lions (2-0) rolled past the Panthers (1-1) in State College, Pennsylvania. Read More »

Sloane Stephens for the Win at the 2017 US Open

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There's a lot of things in my head right now so I'm struggling to come up with words. Originally from Florida , she now lives and trains in California. "I don't know how I got here, just hard work, that's it". "She is the most graceful, the most elegant player". "I obviously didn't play my best tennis today and Sloane was very supportive". Read More »

Cincinnati falls to MI 36-14

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A bobbled snap by Speight on first-and-goal led to a field goal, instead of a touchdown. Michigan's next two possessions accumulated 7 yards on nine plays. MI hasn't answered that question yet. The Wolverines can still bank on a nasty defense that produced two more defensive scores: one on Tyree Kinnell's 28-yard interception return in the first quarter and the second Lavert Hill's touchdown pick-six with 4:21 remaining. Read More »

Someone finally found a use for an Apple Watch

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REDS 7, BREWERS 1 Rookie Luis Castillo struck out 10 in his final start of the season, Zack Cozart and Jose Peraza homered, and host Cincinnati completed a three-game sweep of Milwaukee. Dombrowski said it was the first time a team he'd worked for had been formally accused of stealing signs. Hicks and Gillett were hugely unpopular during their time at Anfield but Henry has restored Liverpool's fortunes, hiring the charismatic Jurgen Klopp as manager and funding the purchase of star ... Read More »

Notre Dame prepares for SEC matchup with Georgia

Georgia Bulldogs starting quarterback Jacob Eason won't play against Notre Dame this Saturday due to a sprained left knee ligament, head coach Kirby Smart announced . Just be mentally prepared and don't let nobody take you out of your game. Our Prediction: It should be an exciting match however in the end, the Bulldogs will pull out on top as they have shown more aggression on their defense with the Chubb and Michel duo. Read More »

Three Black Women Advance to US Open Semifinals

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By the quarter-finals, both the Wimbledon and French Open champions-Muguruza and Jelena Ostapenko-were out, and the defending U.S. champion Angelique Kerber was long gone. Kvitova mixed in some fine backhand drop shots contrasting with the flat rockets she drove from that wing saving a pair of break points for 3-0. In her 19th US Open and in her 76th appearance in the main draw of a Grand Slam event - which is a record for the Open era - Williams faces a semi-final on Thursday against ... Read More »

Petra Kvitova no longer surprising herself after US Open win

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I was not really enjoying myself the first three matches . "I'm very grateful that I can be part of it again", Kvitova said. There's an element of concentration, focus, physicality that goes into all of it. She returned to the tour at Wimbledon in July. She strolled onto floodlit Arthur Ashe as if on a catwalk, wearing a jet black dress that sparkled with Swarovski crystals for her opening match against Simona Halep and duly dumped the second seed out of the tournament. Read More »

'Been a great ride' as Sharapova exits US Open

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Kvitova's only other trip to the quarterfinals at Flushing Meadows came in 2015, when she lost at that stage to eventual champion Flavia Pennetta. Venus Williams , the most distinguished female player at the Open - twice and back-to-back a champ at Flushing Meadows, and a seven-time Grand Slam victor over a two-decade career - saw off Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro with a robust 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win. Read More »

Sri Lanka has pride to play for

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In amid of ongoing series between India and Sri lanka , Virat Kohli-led team India got surprised when a couple of girls rushed towards them with water bottles and napkins during drinks break. And, after the Test series whitewash, a cleansweep in the one-dayers is looming over their heads. We were not consistent, but only these players can get out of this. Read More »

Coroner reveals cause of death in Temple student's slaying

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Burleigh was with Hupperterz at around 2 a.m.at Pub Web near Temple's main campus. Police found the woman's body on a lakefront property belonging to Hupperterz's grandmother in Paupack. Authorities said they found discovered blood spatter on Hupperterz's back door, kitchen sink, and on a trash can lid. Burleigh's father reported his daughter missing later Thursday. Read More »

USC's Blind Long-Snapper, Jake Olson, Gets The Extra Point

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Olson joined the USC football team in 2015 and has had a long relationship with the football program, dating back to the Pete Carroll era. The stadium roars and his teammates crowd him. "Then tonight I can look at videos and get all emotional over it". He's worked his way onto the USC team and has an eventual goal of starting . "I'm waiting to have more opportunities to show the coaches that I have the talent to go out there and snap". Read More »

Georgia vs Republic of Ireland Match updates

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And so it proved with Georgia having 74% of the possession in a game were Ireland often looked laboured, bereft of ideas, and, in truth, lucky to escape Tbilisi with a point thanks to Shane Duffy's goal. "We'll have to be really, really at our best to win the game - but we can do that". "I don't think there's a quick fix to it". "They're a good side and we knew they were good at keeping the ball". Read More »

Florida suspends Jordan Scarlett and Rick Wells

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Wells is a redshirt freshman receiver who did not play past year. That brings to 10 the total number of Florida players suspended for Saturday's game in Arlington, Texas. ESPN.com's Edward Aschoff reported the suspensions were due to players "making improper charges on their student IDs at the school bookstore and then selling those items for cash". Read More »