Jose Trevino smokes a ball off the left-center field wall, plating Nick Solak, decreasing the Rangers' deficit to 4-1 in the 2nd inning
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.
With the way things are shaping up for the Tennessee Titans at EDGE, the team needs to get something done with free-agent pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney now more than ever. However, it apparently hasn't been an easy process to move forward with the player who is the biggest fish left on the free-agent market. According to Yahoo Sports' Charles Robinson, who was a guest on ESPN 102.5 The Game in Nashville, the Titans have been frustrated by the “lack of engagement” with Clowney, who the team wants to bring in for a physical.
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.
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.
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes proposed to his longtime girlfriend Brittany Matthews on Tuesday night after receiving his Super Bowl ring at Arrowhead Stadium. Matthews, known for her live tweets of games and loud support for the Kansas City team, shared a photo of the diamond ring on her Instagram story after he proposed at the stadium. And while Mahomes is a star quarterback and an NFL Super Bowl winner, Matthews has paved her own way in the sports industry by playing soccer professionally and launching her own fitness company.
With less than two weeks until the Chicago Bears open the regular season against the Detroit Lions, there are some roster cuts that need to be made. The Bears need to trim the roster from 80 to 53 players by Sept. and they've already started making roster moves.
Just when you thought you knew what the Miami Dolphins' quarterback room was going to look like, the team may be winding up and getting ready to toss another curveball. The Dolphins have been operating with a strong quarterback room this summer with Ryan Fitzpatrick and two former top-10 overall selections in Josh Rosen and Tua Tagovailoa in the mix as Miami has held an open competition for the starting quarterback job. Fitzpatrick is expected to hold the starting gig to open the season, leaving Rosen and Tagovailoa as young, talented hopefuls to play down the road.
Monday's news that the Jaguars had released running back Leonard Fournette surprised plenty of people. Jaguars running back Chris Thompson, appearing Wednesday on SiriusXM NFL Radio, explained that the running backs learned about the move when Fournette entered the position group's meeting room and told them he'd just been cut. “We all thought it was a joke at first,” Thompson said, before learning from coach Doug Marrone during a full team meeting that Fournette had been released.
Tomase: Woeful Sox shouldn't be rewarded with No. pick after tanking originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston If Rob Manfred cares about baseball's integrity, he can't let the Red Sox pick first in next year's draft. There's no reason to reward a big-market team for punting on its payroll, its pitching staff, and ultimately its season in the name of hitting the giant "reset" button the club's social media team regrettably bragged about this week.
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.
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.
Rory McIlroy was the last of 30 players to arrive Wednesday at the Tour Championship, and even with a shot at becoming the first three-time FedEx Cup champion, he had a tough time leaving behind the newest love of his life. Poppy Kennedy McIlroy was born Monday. McIlroy's wife, Erica, gave birth to their first child Monday in Florida.
Pittsburgh Steelers radio announcer Bill Hillgrove received a two-game suspension from the team after being charged with a DUI in June, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Joe Rutter. He also reportedly received a two-game suspension from Pitt athletics, where he holds the same job. Steelers owner Art Rooney confirmed to the Tribune-Review that Hillgrove will return to his job, which he has held since 1994: “He's been a great part of the Steelers Sundays for a long time,” Rooney II said.
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.
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.
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.
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The Cleveland Browns have until Saturday at 4 p.m. ET to trim the active roster down to just 53 players, but they got a jump on the action on Thursday. The Browns announced they have waived four players. Safety J.T. Hassell, cornerback Donnie Lewis Jr., wide receiver J'Mon Moore and defensive tackle Ricky Walker were all waived by the team.
Cutting players and getting ready for the regular season are among the biggest priorities, but the current challenge for McCarthy and the organization are injuries. For Thursday's practice, there was a number of players who didn't participate, which is starting to get concerning. WR Amari Cooper, OT La'el Collins, LB Sean Lee and DBs Chidobe Awuzie, Jourdan Lewis and Xavier Woods were all missing from team drills.