• WADA says Russian hackers published athletes' medical data
WADA says Russian hackers published athletes' medical data

United States basketball star Elena Delle Donne , another gold medallist from Rio, took to social media to post a picture of her recovery from thumb surgery and added a note relating to the hacking news. "While it is an evolving situation, at present, we believe that access to ADAMS was obtained through spear phishing of email accounts", WADA...

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  • Kuchar speculates Tiger could be final Ryder Cup pick
Kuchar speculates Tiger could be final Ryder Cup pick

The trio will join Dustin Johnson , Jordan Spieth , Phil Mickelson , Patrick Reed , Jimmy Walker , Brooks Koepka , Brandt Snedeker and Zach Johnson , who all qualified automatically. Or, maybe Kuchar was just trying to build some drama into the seemingly never-ending process of fielding a US team that, once again, will hope to use revenge as motiv...

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  • Jacob Eason getting prepared — Georgia practice report
Jacob Eason getting prepared — Georgia practice report

Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Monday and Tuesday that the practice week would determine who earned the start against Missouri. One concern for Georgia would be how Eason handles his first true road environment at Missouri. Standing uncovered in the back of the end zone was Blazevich. Blazevich smiled Monday when asked about the play. "It's ...

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  • US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings
US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

The German said at a news conference in Munich following her return to Germany on Tuesday that she now has to enjoy the benefits of her place in the record books. Kerber slipped into negativity in the second set and stopped the slide by thinking about her Australian Open final against Serena Williams. From there, Djokovic briefly began conceding ...

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  • US Open champ Stan Wawrinka eager for more consistent success
US Open champ Stan Wawrinka eager for more consistent success

Wawrinka dropped five of the opening seven games of the NY decider before recovering to win in three hours, 54 minutes. His steely resolve was on full display as he maintained his composure throughout the encounter, eventually triumphing on his second match point.

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  • Serena loses No 1 spot after shock US Open defeat
Serena loses No 1 spot after shock US Open defeat

Angelique Kerber, of Germany, returns a shot to Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. "She's playing really well". A year ago, Williams' bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam ended when she lost in the U.S. Open semifinals to unseeded Roberta Vinci of Italy.

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  • Fight in govt, not a family tussle says Akhilesh Yadav
Fight in govt, not a family tussle says Akhilesh Yadav

Shivpal later said: "Neither I nor Netaji is angry. We all are happy.there are no differences", he said. "There are no differences", he said. "People of the state have full faith in netaji and the Samajwadi Party". Interacting with reporters on the sidelines of an event at his official residence, Akhilesh said: "This is a tussle in the government...

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  • Heat forward Chris Bosh: 'I'm ready to play' after clots
Heat forward Chris Bosh: 'I'm ready to play' after clots

We released a statement in May that as soon as I'm ready to play, as soon as possible, I'll play. And I'm ready. I've done all my work. And now, the Heat's captain, Udonis Haslem, is even commenting on the issue. "I'm ready to play". Will I be cleared? There is growing optimism that Bosh will indeed be cleared to play, though it's unclear if ...

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  • Lionel Messi breaks UEFA Champions League record, again
Lionel Messi breaks UEFA Champions League record, again

Four minutes into the second half, Neymar scored a wonderful free kick. Messi's first goal set the tone for the rest of the match where Neymar and Messi showed why they are considered to be the best in the world. Luis Enrique credited Messi's deft movement across the front of the attack, and his dips into Barcelona's midfield where he acts as...

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  • Ronaldo and Morata save Madrid in Champions League opener
Ronaldo and Morata save Madrid in Champions League opener

Cristiano Ronaldo curled an 89th-minute free-kick into the top right corner against his former club and Alvaro Morata stole the victor four minutes into stoppage time to reverse Sporting's lead from Bruno Cesar. "No side will play here in Madrid as well as we have done". Real's star front three of Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema starte...

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  • US lifting sanctions on Myanmar as Suu Kyi visits
US lifting sanctions on Myanmar as Suu Kyi visits

With Suu Kyi no longer an opposition figure, the United States is weighing a further easing of sanctions against Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, as Obama looks to normalize relations with a country Washington shunned when it was ruled by a military junta.

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  • After big transfer campaign, Juventus eyes Champions League
After big transfer campaign, Juventus eyes Champions League

The two teams were in the same group a year ago as well, where both won one match each in their two head-to-head clashes. This doesn't mean that Juventus can't try to win the Champions League. We made a great performance against a very hard team and hopefully that will happen on Wednesday too". "They are very fearless and score plenty of goals", ...

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  • 'Counting on' Wilson to play despite sprain
'Counting on' Wilson to play despite sprain

The Seattle Seahawks gave a tip of the cap to Christine Michael for his stellar preseason play by starting him in Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. On Saturday (September 10), all but two players from the football team for Camden, New Jersey's Woodrow Wilson High School also took knees alongside coaching staff during the national anthem precedin...

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  • 3 keys for Jets offense in Thursday night match up against Bills
3 keys for Jets offense in Thursday night match up against Bills

That being said, I didn't perform very well in either game past year that we played against them. Bills had four sacks against Ravens after failing to get more than two in one game a year ago. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bills and Jets are a pick'em right now while the over/under currently sits at 40 point...

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  • Alabama football practices focus leading up to Ole Miss
Alabama football practices focus leading up to Ole Miss

They've averaged just 120.5 yards rushing through two games - including one against FCS-level Wofford - which ranks 12th out of the 14-team SEC. With the academic year already one month in the books, the Rebels will officially begin fall practice Friday afternoon, September 18, by taking Swayze Field for the first of many intrasquad scrimmages thro...

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  • No. 21 LSU faces tricky 'tune-up' vs. Jacksonville State
No. 21 LSU faces tricky 'tune-up' vs. Jacksonville State

Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. The 50% completion rate was nice, but the defense needs to tighten up in the defensive backfield.* By game's end, LSU managed to win the overall yardage battle by three yards, 371-368. As it is, the LSU coaches don't trust him to make hard throws (hence only four throws of 20-plus yards), and as long as he is just d...

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  • Colin Kaepernick perfectly explains why Trent Dilfer's criticism was wrong
Colin Kaepernick perfectly explains why Trent Dilfer's criticism was wrong

And there's always that, "I don't like change" kind of mentality. Kaepernick has since started taking a knee at games during the national anthem, in what he said is a sign of respect for military service members, and has argued he is not un-American.

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  • Emmert says NCAA won't push ACC on NC
Emmert says NCAA won't push ACC on NC

In a news release Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, the NCAA says the decision by its board of governors came "because of the cumulative actions taken by the state concerning civil rights protections". This decision is an assault to female athletes across the nation. The conference has a regularly scheduled meeting this week in SC, and ACC Commissioner J...

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  • Seattle coach Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson has ankle sprain
Seattle coach Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson has ankle sprain

All of this brings into greater focus the decision by Carroll and GM John Schneider to go with undrafted rookie Trevone Boykin out of TCU as Wilson's lone backup this season. "I'll be all right - just a little ice, a little prayer, a lot of treatment". "We normally have quite a few explosives, and we didn't get that going".

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  • Tavares scores twice, Canada beats US 5-2 in exhibition
Tavares scores twice, Canada beats US 5-2 in exhibition

Prospects and fringe players try to make the team. While this policy was part of what made the 1980 " Miracle on Ice" so memorable, it also led to a string of Soviet gold medals through the '60s, '70s and '80s. If the exhibitions that have occurred prior to the Cup's scheduled start date (Sept. 17) are any indication, we're in for some exciting ho...

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