While making remarks on Wednesday in Wilmington, Del., former Vice President Joe Biden suggested he would like a crawl during the televised presidential debates that fact-checks him and President Trump.
Novak Djokovic has earned more than $140 million in prize money over his accomplished career, plus plenty of other millions in endorsement deals, so there wasn't much of a question in his mind when the possibility was offered to rent a private home during the U.S. Open. Anyone that wanted to spend money and stay in the house, he or she could have done that,'' Djokovic said. Serena Williams and Milos Raonic were among the eight players who, like Djokovic, opted for one of the Long Island homes the USTA made available instead.
Steve Smith is who he is. The latest to taste the wrath of No. 89 is former Carolina wideout Kelvin Benjamin. Speaking in an interview on WFNZ, Smith ripped some fans for claiming Benjamin would replace him, saying he is parking cars right now.
The New England Patriots opted to release wide receiver Mohamed Sanu on Wednesday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, ending a tenure low on production but quite high on price. The Patriots acquired Sanu from the Atlanta Falcons last October for a second-round pick. The 31-year-old Sanu, a longtime secondary option for Matt Ryan, was acquired to stabilize a volatile wide receiver corps that saw the exits of Antonio Brown and Josh Gordon, plus injuries to Julian Edelman, Phillip Dorsett and first-rounder N'Keal Harry.
Just think of all the things you could do in a LaFerrari Aperta. You could use it to scream across a racing tarmac at more than 200 mph, rip around hairpin turns with ease or just gaze in awe at the monument to Italian automotive excellence. Golfer Ian Poulter, on the other hand, uses his $2.2 million speedster for something else: trick shot videos.
Julian Alaphilippe's ride in the yellow jersey is over, and his rivals had nothing to do with it. The Tour de France leader was stripped of the coveted shirt on Wednesday after being handed a time penalty for illegally receiving provisions near the end of Stage 5, which had been largely uneventful until then. British rider Adam Yates was moved up to first place in the revised general standings after Alaphilippe was docked 20 seconds.
When asked what sparked the tweet, Mickelson replied “random appreciation.” Neither Tiger nor Phil are playing this week at the Tour Championship. Mickelson will play next week at the Safeway Open in Napa, California, but Woods is unlikely to play.
PGA Tour Live on NBC Sports Gold: 10:30 a.m. p.m. featured groups) Golf Channel on fuboTV (watch for free): 1-6 p.m.
Patrick Mahomes had quite a day on Tuesday. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback received a jewel-studded ring for leading the Chiefs to their Super Bowl win in February. On Tuesday afternoon, the Chiefs unveiled their Super Bowl rings.
Alexander Hughes is officially in the record book – the record book. Hughes, a professional golfer who last year graduated from Central Oklahoma, tied the Guinness World Record for lowest 18-hole score, firing a 16-under 55 last Thursday at South Lakes Golf Course in Jenks, Oklahoma. Hughes' 55 ties the world record first set by Australia's Rhein Gibson, a current Korn Ferry Tour member who shot 55 back in 2012.
Bryce Harper summed up the teams desperation when he said the Phils needed to do something eye-popping, like win nine of 10 games to save their season. Wonder if Harper has any advice on the next big lottery drawing. With a win Thursday, his comment will become prophecy.
Minnesota has to trim its roster down to 53 players by Saturday at 3 p.m C.T. The Vikings announced four cuts on Wednesday which will help them do so. The team announced that it had cut RB Tony Brooks-James, LB Jordan Fehr, DE Stacy Keely and DE Anthony Zettel. Brooks-James, in his second year in the NFL, was waived and brought back this offseason only to be cut by the Vikings.
As the expressionless Milwaukee Bucks answered questions, their voices never matched the frustration that must be bubbling inside. Yeah, Mike Budenholzer thought it was a tough call. Yeah, Khris Middleton thought that there were too many mistakes.
Yankees reliever Ben Heller was ejected from Wednesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays for hitting Hunter Renfroe in the leg with a pitch, the latest chapter in a simmering rivalry between the top two teams in the AL East. Heller plunked Renfroe with a 95 mph fastball with one out in the fifth inning and was promptly tossed by first base umpire Chad Fairchild. Heller tried to plead his case and so did acting New York manager Carlos Mendoza before Luis Cessa came on to pitch.
Tomase: Sox reliever's wife has perfect shutdown for Twitter troll originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Sara Stock knows how to defeat a troll, and it is with humor. Her husband is Red Sox reliever Robert Stock, and when he allowed two runs on three hits in a 10-3 loss to the Braves on Tuesday night, a Twitter user had some less-than-flattering words for his performance. "I implore you all to put on the Red Sox games," he wrote.
Dallas' 3-1 series lead over the Colorado Avalanche has evaporated. The second round series was evened thanks to a pair of decisive wins by the Avalanche on Monday and Wednesday. Coming back from a 3-1 lead is certainly rare, but Colorado was largely regarded as the favorite going into this series, so going into Game 7 it wouldn't be surprising if people were looking to the Avalanche to pull through in the series finale despite Dallas' earlier success.
Follow the latest updates live from the summer transfer window as Premier League clubs continue to strengthen ahead of the new season. Lionel Messi's future remains a hot topic, with the Barcelona forward said to be considering a shock U-turn following a meeting between the club and his father, Jorge Messi, who represents him. A two-year contract has been offered to Messi, but it's reported that a bid of €100m may be enough to convince the Spanish side to sell if he continues to pursue a move.
Williams, the 38-year-old No. 3 seed, opens against countrywoman Kristie Ahn, who made a surprise run to the fourth round in 2019. Williams, runner-up at the last two U.S. Opens, could play Olympic champion Monica Puig of Puerto Rico in the second round and past U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens in the third round. Williams is again trying to match Margaret Court's record for Grand Slam singles titles.
Normally, the race is the first in the Triple Crown series, now it is the second. However, one aspect that remains intact from 146 years of tradition is the depth and competitiveness of the field, accompanied by the potential to cash some juicy tickets ... just not at the window this year.
Triston McKenzie tossed six innings of three-hit ball to celebrate his 23rd birthday, Tyler Naquin hit a pair of homers for the only runs of the game, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 on Wednesday night. McKenzie (2-0) needed just 81 pitches thanks to six strikeouts, no walks and some slick defense behind him. His bullpen went the rest of the way, holding the Royals without a hit over the final three innings.