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by | October 02, 2018 | 20:53

Last season, the Rockies lost in the NL Wild Card game to the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix and were bounced without hosting a playoff game. In Los Angeles, rookie Walker Buehler will face off against German Marquez . A Rockies win will be the team's first-ever division crown. The Dodgers got home-field advantage for the tie-breaker after winning the season series against Colorado, 12-7.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:44

The 29-year-old sat out training camp and missed three practice sessions in recent weeks. "This is an earth-shattering moment for a kid - he's trying to play this game he loves, and all of a sudden this happens ..." It was the middle finger seen around the world.

by | October 01, 2018 | 13:10

If it's not his troubled relationship with Paul Pogba , then it's his side's poor performance on the pitch that is being spotlighted. In the immediate aftermath of the defeat there was fresh speculation United are lining up former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane to replace Mourinho , although it was dismissed as "nonsense" by sources close to the club on Saturday night.

by | October 01, 2018 | 12:43

Guangzhou this year, Wang extended her winning streak on home soil to 14 matches by brushing aside Monica Puig 6-3 6-1. She will face Aryna Sabalenka - who downed Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 6-3 - in the second semi-final. "And then there was nothing to lose, when she was leading 5-3 (in the first set), and I started to play well". Now I really like to fight. But her mobility was clearly impaired when she returned to the court and Kontaveit was able to secure the first set with ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 13:02

Sturridge has had little to celebrate over several injury blighted seasons at Liverpool , but with one deft swipe of his left boot on Saturday he rescued a last-gasp point at Chelsea and reminded his manager of his rare finishing prowess.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:41

You know me, I don't care about that. Hazard has threatened to break into that illustrious group, but his productivity in terms of goals and assists oftentimes held him back. And over the course of a full season, he might just have greater depth and experience to sustain a title challenge than Liverpool . Former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer believes that the reason Fabinho is not starting games for the Reds was on display on Wednesday night against Chelsea .

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:02

As for Grindel and the DFB, winning the right to host the tournament comes as a welcome piece of good news following a summer that saw the national team crash out of the World Cup in Russian Federation - as well as the controversy over a meeting Germany players Mesut Özil and Ilkay Gündogan had with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:38

The player's relationship with José Mourinho reached an all-time low this week when he was stripped of the vice-captaincy and the pair were involved in a frosty exchange at the training ground on Wednesday. "At Old Trafford we would always have to attack, attack and attack", he'd said. The coach would explain the reasons for this decision in a subsequent press conference.

by | September 27, 2018 | 14:42

August 23, 2015 - After sharing the 36-hole lead, ties for 10th in the Wyndham Championship and fails for the first time to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs when playing at least 10 times on the PGA Tour. At times Woods couldn't walk, and was even forced to crawl because of constant pain shooting up his back and down his leg. But the surgery proved successful beyond his wildest dreams.

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:38

A tearful Osaka said at the prize presentation in Tokyo that she needed a break after her exploits in becoming the first Japanese to win a grand slam title at the US Open in NY earlier this month started to take its toll. Osaka's victory in front of an expectant home crowd was her 10th in a row and did not look in doubt from the moment she pounded down a huge ace with her first serve of the match.

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:09

And the former Newcastle star has revealed he thinks Klopp is among the best managers in the world, even if he does make things tough at times. What a manager he is, to be honest. "This team is experienced". It won the title before, 80 per cent [of the players] won it twice, and they know how it works. "But it's true that, not just Andy, the whole team are in unbelievable form and I think we need to make the most of this form we are all in and keep moving forward".

by | September 26, 2018 | 12:36

Obviously I wanted to win as much as Roger ". Federer surpassed the Australian, Nick Kyrgios once again after their meeting at the Flushing Meadows, where Kyrgios was spellbound with the shot selection practised by Federer. That prompted vocal protests from Kyrgios, who branded the decision a "shit judgement", while Team World captain John McEnroe tongue-in-cheek commented he hoped the umpire would "get a little present after the match".

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:41

After helping Madrid to the Champions League title and leading Croatia to the World Cup final, Modric claimed the prize ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah on Monday. 'Good evening everyone. Nothing much to say about that but I'm very happy and very proud, ' Salah said after winning the Puskas award. "We all know that being a coach, alone we can't do anything".

by | September 25, 2018 | 04:44

Modric beat Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) and Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) for the men's award. Best Women's Player appropriately went to Brazil's Marta , who is probably the sport's greatest current proponent, whilst Best Men's Coach went to French national team coach Didier Deschamps , and Reynald Pedros won the Best Women's Coach award for Olympique Lyonnais.

by | September 25, 2018 | 03:26

I think we all liked it. United ended their weekend match with Wolves 1-1 at home, putting another dent in their hopes of chasing the Premier League crown this season. Jose Mourinho believes his Manchester United side will progress this season. "I can't tell you because I'm a player", he said. 'He was fantastic for me when I lost my mother.

by | September 25, 2018 | 03:10

At Augusta in April Woods described himself as a "walking miracle" and says he now realizes just how lucky he is. I've worked my way back. The California-native has struggled both on and off the golf course since winning his 79th PGA title in Akron, Ohio, in 2013.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:08

ESPN reported later Friday that Taylor told others at the Board of Governors meeting that Butler is available and inquiries should come through Taylor, if necessary. Butler was traded to the Wolves from the Chicago Bulls previous year. Average per game center gaining 21.6 points and 11.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists.

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:04

If Garoppolo is unable to play next week against the Chargers, C.J. Beathard would likely start as quarterback, unless the 49ers front office decides to explore a trade or free agency. Garoppolo hasn't been great over the first three games this year, but there will be a drop-off to whoever replaces him. "I told him I would be praying for him and that I love him", Beathard said ( via the Chronicle ).

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:44

He chased down Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett following a game previous year, telling the head coach "come get me", and engaged in an offseason holdout this past summer. A defense led by Bobby Wagner and an unhappy Earl Thomas forced turnovers, making Dak Prescott and Dallas look meager trying to move the ball. Seattle's Earl Thomas bows in the direction of the Dallas bench after an interception.

by | September 24, 2018 | 21:14

We have started to work altogether 40 days ago and less time with the worldwide teams. "I knew West Ham were a very good team and I don't know why they lost their first four matches". "But other than that I thought we were excellent". But today it was very hard to play inside. Spackman conceded it is a worry that Chelsea seem short of firepower upfront and does not believe Eden Hazard is capable of netting 40 goals in a season, as Sarri hinted at last week.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:47

And Sarri, who saw Chelsea create little at the London Stadium , said his team is not on the same level as the other front-runners. West Ham picked up only their fourth point of the season as they played out a goalless draw with the Blues, whose own start to the campaign had been flawless until their short trip to take on the Irons.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:37

Woods began the third round tied with Justin Rose for the lead at seven-under. But the World No. 21 recovered to shoot par on 17 and then sank a two-footer for birdie on 18 to tie his English rival Rose. An incessant combination of cheers, chatter and combustion follows him from green to tee, down the fairway, with moments of peace coming only during his shots.

by | September 23, 2018 | 16:11

Police charged a 22-year-old homeless man who had been staying in an encampment near the golf course with first-degree murder in her stabbing death. "Celia was a attractive person who was loved by all her teammates and friends", said Christie Martens, Iowa State head women's golf coach.

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:00

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed Diogo Dalot will not play in the club's game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. "He has recovered totally and Tuesday he plays again but he showed for the ones that don't know him very, very well he is not a player to be here just on formation, he is a player to be here for positions".

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:01

Jurgen Klopp has rejected claims Mohamed Salah is going through a goalscoring crisis after netting twice in his first six games for Liverpool this season. The start was good for the team and also him as well. The Reds star has been criticised in recent weeks for his perceived selfishness on the ball despite Liverpool FC's 100 per cent start to the season.

by | September 22, 2018 | 16:32

The Spaniard said: "I don't know [how long]". "It's a hard thing from a manager's point of view, do you try and shut up shop because the chances are you're going to get beat anyhow", Warnock said. Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva's "natural position" is out wide but the Portugal global has looked impressive through the middle this season, and has been more influential than Ilkay Gundogan in that role.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:25

Sane was a shock omission from Joachim Low's World Cup squad before the reigning champions crashed out in the group stages, while his return for the matches with France and Peru came despite failing to make Guardiola's starting line-up this term.

by | September 20, 2018 | 09:57

Thanks to two penalty-kick goals from Miralem Pjanic, Juventus opened its 2018-19 Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win over Valencia in Spain. Shorty after the break, Juventus were a awarded a second penalty whhen Leonard Bonucci was brought down in the box. Ronaldo scored in United's 2-0 win away to Aston Villa on the final day of the season, but was booked twice for diving and time wasting late on.

by | September 20, 2018 | 08:45

After struggling to find a goal in the opening stages of the second half, City introduced Sergio Aguero for the in-effective Gabriel Jesus in the 63rd minute. Although Guardiola's role will be heavily restricted on Wednesday, Arteta confirmed that City's build-up to their Group F opener had been no different than usual.

by | September 20, 2018 | 04:01

Now, the all-star guard is on his way out of town. Charania reports that Butler provided the Timberwolves with a list of between one and three teams he would be willing to sign an extension with, presumably increasing the return the Timberwolves could receive in a deal.

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:49

PSV Eindhoven coach Mark van Bommel spoke after seeing his side lose 4-0 to Barcelona in their opening Champions League group stage match. Here is a list of Ghanaian players who will compete against the best in the world to lift the coveted trophy in club football .

by | September 18, 2018 | 09:47

Neymar is also well rested for PSG's group-stage opener in the Champions League . Tipped by many to be Brazil's biggest star since the days of Ronaldo and Ronaldinho - we're talking about when they were in their prime, of course - Neymar hits the headlines every time when he pulls out his theatrics.

by | September 18, 2018 | 07:52

Sarri believes Hazard can become the best player in Europe and outstrip even arch poachers Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah following his three goals in a 4-1 victory against Cardiff on Saturday. Eden Hazard has hailed Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud as the world's best target man. Asked if Hazard can win the Golden Boot, Sarri replied: "I think so".

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:45

The Gunners, last season's semi-finalists, were drawn in Group E alongside the Portuguese club, Azerbaijan champions Qarabag and Ukrainian outfit Vorskla. The same stadium will also host Euro 2020 games. Rapid Vienna came through two rounds of Europa League qualifiers, securing their spot with a 4-3 aggregate win against Steaua Bucharest, while Spartak dropped into the Europa League after losing to PAOK in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

by | September 17, 2018 | 12:33

Sarri told BBC's MOTD. "I think Olivier has played very well without scoring, but very well for the match, I think". He has won everything with the club, so it's up to him. "My feeling is that now we are not a very solid team in the defensive phase". How we'll deal with that I have no idea. "For me, it's a pleasure", Sarri said when asked if his days are long.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:31

She drew applause when she praised Williams for calming a riled-up audience that booed the US Open outcome to refocus the momenton Osaka's victory. This included $10,000 for "verbal abuse" toward Ramos, $4,000 for the coaching warning and $3,000 for breaking her racket. "But if you were talking about my tennis, I think my tennis is not very Japanese".

by | September 17, 2018 | 09:38

Tottenham managed only three shots on target to Liverpool's 10, including Erik Lamela's angled strike in stoppage time. "We are winning football games and these boys are such a threat against each team. "We deserved to win". Such wasteful finishing set up late drama as Lamela pounced on slack set-piece defending before Mane escaped a penalty shout for an untidy challenge on Son Heung-min.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:16

Open final loss to Naomi Osaka . Knight drew a caricature of Williams throwing a temper tantrum, which was printed in the Herald Sun , following her loss to Japan's Naomi Osaka in the US Open women's singles final in NY last weekend.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:18

Newcastle United forward Salomon Rondon and defender DeAndre Yedlin could be rested after their late return from global duty. Meanwhile, Newcastle may be forced to rest Salomon Rondon and DeAndre Yedlin after they made a late return from worldwide duty with Venezuela and the U.S.

by | September 15, 2018 | 15:03

Manchester United are third on the list having been under Jose Mourinho's stewardship for the majority of this time however it is Man City in fourth who may come as the biggest surprise, losing 11 of their 29 matches against the rest of the big six.