• Mo Farah completes double-double
Mo Farah completes double-double

It shows I didn't just fluke it in London, I did it again here. After all, no host country has ever improved on their medal tally four years later. "It feels wonderful, incredible to win medals for my country". That made Legat the first American to medal in the event since Bob Schul won gold and Bill Dellinger bronze in 1964. Farah is set...

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  • Celtic's Scott Sinclair relishing shot at Manchester City in Champions League
Celtic's Scott Sinclair relishing shot at Manchester City in Champions League

Now the top three leagues receive three guaranteed spots plus a chance for an additional team to qualify through playoffs - the fourth league has two guaranteed spots with an additional two teams qualifying through the playoffs. "When I moved here in Rostov from Atletico Madrid , a lot of people said that it was a mistake but in fact I worked ha...

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  • Manuel Neuer - the new captain of Germany
Manuel Neuer - the new captain of Germany

Emre Can has paid tribute to Bastian Schweinsteiger for a long and successful Germany career. The Bayern Munich goalkeeper is to see his first action since being named captain on Sunday, when Germany face Norway in Oslo in their first match of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.

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  • Top four European Leagues to be given four places in Champions League
Top four European Leagues to be given four places in Champions League

It is understood representatives from UEFA and the European Club Association (ECA) discussed a variety of options to ward off the threat of a breakaway Super League. The European body said it will announce full details by the end of the year. Do you agree with the new changes for the Champions League group stage entries? "However, we will monit...

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  • Penn St adds plan to mark Paterno debut; sparks fury online
Penn St adds plan to mark Paterno debut; sparks fury online

Paterno was sacked from the school as a fallout from the Jerry Sandusky trial. Paterno died just two months following his dismissal. His 409 career victories are the most in major college football history. By the 2016-17 year, Penn State was slated to be entitled to its normal number of scholarships, 85, after they were restricted by the NCAA. Sa...

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  • Brady plays 1st half vs. Giants in tuneup for suspension
Brady plays 1st half vs. Giants in tuneup for suspension

Saturday will also mark the beginning of Tom Brady's 4 game deflategate suspension. It's obviously going to be a work in progress here, it's only been a week, but he's smart, he learns well, and he works hard. Thomas was 3 of 5 for 39 yards and a touchdown. CB Leon Hall (concussion) did not play but he was on the field working out prior to the ...

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  • Earnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season with concussion
Earnhardt to miss rest of NASCAR season with concussion

Today, Hendrick Motorsports announced that driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be out for the rest of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Earnhardt has had concussion issues before, and first began experiencing symptoms in late July. Here's how the final race schedule will break down. Said Earnhardt: "The support from both inside and outside the r...

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  • Watch Two of Gene Wilder's Best Movies in Theaters This Weekend
Watch Two of Gene Wilder's Best Movies in Theaters This Weekend

I thought about the odd and exuberant Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein . Approximately 145 non-AMC cinemas will also screen Willy Wonka this weekend. Fans mourning the death of Gene Wilder will have the chance to celebrate his legacy at two Valley theaters this weekend. Willy Wonka was released in 1971, while B...

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  • Azhar Ali stars as Pakistan held to 247-8 by England
Azhar Ali stars as Pakistan held to 247-8 by England

Stokes stroked a almost run-a-ball 69 and Bairstow, included at the last minute in place of the injured Jos Buttler, made 61 as England chased down Pakistan's 247-8 with two overs to spare. Alex Hales, who made England's highest individual ODI score of 171 on Tuesday, got a thick edge off Irfan and was out for 8. After a quick start, Pakis...

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  • Brock Lesnar has harsh words for Conor McGregor
Brock Lesnar has harsh words for Conor McGregor

Lesnar is set to take on Randy Orton at SummerSlam whilst McGregor will face off against Nate Diaz tonight in UFC 202. Chris and Brock got in each other's faces, and Lesnar actually planted a kiss on Jericho's head. Lesnar reportedly pushed Jericho with his fingers. But it sounds like Lesnar and Jericho should probably keep their distance for the...

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  • Argentina's Del Potro gets wildcard for Shanghai Masters
Argentina's Del Potro gets wildcard for Shanghai Masters

The U.S. Open used its new, $150 million retractable roof atop Arthur Ashe Stadium during a match for the first time Wednesday night. Venus Williams needed three sets to win her 18th first-round match at the U.S. Then No. 1 Serena Williams will face Vania King in an all-American matchup to start the night session. Tomic said after his loss Tues...

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  • Jason Garrett won't rule Tony Romo out for Week 1
Jason Garrett won't rule Tony Romo out for Week 1

The world the Cowboys do live in at the moment, regardless of what Garrett says publicly, is that the team will go into the season with a rookie quarterback. "That's players and that's coaches". Prescott seemed to allay concerns that the organization needed to add a veteran behind Tony Romo despite losing Kellen Moore due to a broken ankle during...

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  • NFL Must Wait until the Regular Season to See Impact of New Kickoff Regulations
NFL Must Wait until the Regular Season to See Impact of New Kickoff Regulations

The new touchback rule was driven by the NFL’s determination to make it more appealing for receiving teams to accept a touchback. In succeeding here, the number of live returns would most likely reduce. Schneider also said that the Seahawks typically set very strict rules for their players when it comes to kicks and returns; in the Saturday g...

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  • Ain't She a Woman? Caster Semenya Wins Olympic Gold, and Praise
Ain't She a Woman? Caster Semenya Wins Olympic Gold, and Praise

The IAAF implemented regulations created to cap testosterone levels in female athletes in 2011, but that move was later suspended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The South African runner won the gold medal in the women's 800-meter final, beating the next-closest runner by more than a second. Semenya set a new national record with her 1...

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  • Tony Romo likely out 8-10 weeks
Tony Romo likely out 8-10 weeks

After sitting out or barely playing during week one, numerous Cowboys' stars and projected starters should see increased time against the Dolphins. Despite Romo's recent injury history, including twice breaking his collarbone last season, Jones insists the team is not concerned about his durability.

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  • NFL to announce that 2017 draft headed to Philly
NFL to announce that 2017 draft headed to Philly

Philadelphia has been chosen to host the 2017 NFL Draft, multiple media outlets reported on Wednesday. And while some specifics about funding for the marquee event remain unclear, city officials said the National Football League would pay for the venue that will house the draft and incorporate the Philadelphia Museum of Art's iconic "Rocky St...

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  • Our Picks For The 2017 College Football Playoff
Our Picks For The 2017 College Football Playoff

This is an underrated matchup . Despite slipping last season , Arizona has been a better program under Rich Rodriguez. Quarterback Baker Mayfield and running back Samaje Perine headline a group of 12 returning starters. Exhibit A: Stanford's rout of Iowa in the Rose Bowl a year ago. It's not over yet, Georgia and North Carolina battle it out ...

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  • Joe Hart to make Manchester City farewell as £17m deal nears completion
Joe Hart to make Manchester City farewell as £17m deal nears completion

Manager Pep Guardiola has said he will "make some rotations" and not ruled out the possibility of restoring Hart in goal after sitting him on the bench for the first three games of the season. He said: "We have the beginning of an agreement with Manchester City for Claudio Bravo". "Hopefully when we come back from the global break they will be ...

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  • Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb
Brady ready after 'silly accident' with scissors cuts thumb

He returned to the field this week after what he called "a silly accident". I wish I could have played. Lost in his famous "The Bears are who we thought they were" rant, the late, great Dennis Green passed on one coach's thoughts on the third game of the National Football League preseason.

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  • United States roasts Serbia, wins third straight gold medal
United States roasts Serbia, wins third straight gold medal

Nemanja Nedovic paced Serbia with 14 points. With the win, Carmelo Anthony became the first USA men's basketball player to win three Olympic gold medals. The forward scored 30 points, as US beat Serbia 96-66 in the gold-medal game. He finished with 30 points, 24 coming in the first half on nine of 14 shooting (five of eight on threes), w...

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