• 76ers' Ben Simmons breaks bone in right foot
76ers' Ben Simmons breaks bone in right foot

The procedure repaired an acute Jones fracture in the fifth metatarsal . In addition to the team physicians who have examined the 20-year-old, sources said, Simmons' advisers have consulted foot specialist Brian Donley of the Cleveland Clinic as the parties continue to pursue a firm recovery timetable.

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  • Chelsea thrashing shows Arsenal CAN win big games, says Theo Walcott
Chelsea thrashing shows Arsenal CAN win big games, says Theo Walcott

To be a great team, I prefer to be a great team not only on paper but also on the pitch. "I'm more conscious about what Arsenal is all about and I feel the weight of keeping people happy, and making people happy". Antonio Conte had enjoyed his first month and a half of Premier League football but his Blues have struggled of late - with injured ...

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  • Truex dominates at Dover for 2nd Chase victory of season
Truex dominates at Dover for 2nd Chase victory of season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick and his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team have become accustomed to overcoming long odds. In the four races before that run, Truex averaged 15.8 fantasy points per race, only once ranking better than 20th in fantasy points in a single event.

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  • Jurgen Klopp angry at 'static' Liverpool despite comeback win
Jurgen Klopp angry at 'static' Liverpool despite comeback win

Klopp has already told the club there ought to be no celebration, even if he did reluctantly reveal satisfaction with how that first year has gone. Liverpool now sit in fourth position after five wins from their opening seven games, and next face Manchester United at Anfield after the worldwide break.

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  • Clarke denies changing his Ryder Cup plan
Clarke denies changing his Ryder Cup plan

Danny Willett, thanks to his brother's anti-American rant leading up to the Ryder Cup , knew he could be in for a rough Friday at Hazeltine. "Unfortunately some American fans showed @ P_J_Willett was in fact correct". Whatever degree of momentum the Americans had enjoyed after Friday morning's dramatic foursomes sweep had always been exhauste...

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  • Why all the love for Chicago Cubs' consistent failure?: George Will
Why all the love for Chicago Cubs' consistent failure?: George Will

Jorianne The Coffee Psychic says that the Cubs have success ahead of them, but that it might not be the season finale they were hoping for. They have the formula to produce a World Series victory from a pure numbers standpoint. Toronto's vaunted middle of the lineup should help them score enough runs to advance. "Them Cubs, they ain't gonna win n...

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  • Gareth Southgate explains decision behind surprise Glen Johnson England call-up
Gareth Southgate explains decision behind surprise Glen Johnson England call-up

I am looking forward to the challenge, in my view it is a wonderful job to have for whatever period of time . "Wayne bears a lot of burden for this team and I think the team has to pull together and step forward". Rashford netted on his debut against Australia and made an impact in his two appearances from the bench in France, yet was omitted for ...

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  • Red Sox to retire Ortiz's number 34
Red Sox to retire Ortiz's number 34

Umpire Jim Reynolds, from left, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona , umpire Hunter Wendelstedt and Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus check the field during a rain delay before a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, Sept. They are also the first team since the 2005 Indians to have 50 extra-base hits from seven different hitters. He will be on...

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  • Prices to Mets-Giants wild card game averaging over $300
Prices to Mets-Giants wild card game averaging over $300

Shortly after the Mets took the field Sunday for their regular-season finale, a 5-2 loss to the Phillies, the out-of-town scoreboard at Citizens Bank Park began showing the Giants leading the Dodgers. I think this puts an exclamation point on the history of both of these franchises, and perhaps by extension the Dodgers as well. "He's not intimida...

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  • Ortiz powers Red Sox to sweep, 11th straight win
Ortiz powers Red Sox to sweep, 11th straight win

The Rays chased down David Ortiz's double to right-center and got the relay throw into catcher Luke Maile way before Pedroia. "Seemed like he was dancing at the plate". The Yankees have lost 10 of 13 following a seven-game winning streak and likely will miss the playoffs for the third time in four years. It's hard to believe.

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  • Jamie Redknapp reacts to Tottenham's 2-0 victory over Man City
Jamie Redknapp reacts to Tottenham's 2-0 victory over Man City

The effort from the team was unbelievable and it was an incredible atmosphere at White Hart Lane again - the fans were fantastic. The visitors only had themselves to blame for conceding in the ninth minute. Manchester United couldn't take advantage, only drawing 1-1 at home to struggling Stoke, but Arsenal scraped a 1-0 win at Burnley thanks to a s...

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  • Russell Wilson to start for Seattle despite knee sprain
Russell Wilson to start for Seattle despite knee sprain

The Jets could ill afford to head to Pittsburgh with a 1-3 record. Wilson didn't do a lot of lateral movement and had just one carry for minus-one yard in the first half. Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks on from the sidelines after coming out of the game in the third quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Cent...

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  • Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey
Crosby-led Canada still can't be beat in best-on-best hockey

It was as embarrassing an outcome as you could ask for - minus losing, of course. "It's just go out there and win the next game that we play", Stamkos said. "Well obviously it's special for him and his family and the opportunity he had here", Canada coach Mike Babcock said. You have to think some of that talk entered into Europe's dressing room...

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  • Ryder Cup 2016: Team USA take an early 4-0 lead
Ryder Cup 2016: Team USA take an early 4-0 lead

Europe's Sergio Garcia hits a shot on the fourth hole during a practice round for the Ryder Cup golf tournament Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn . Westwood and Pieters will go against Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar , who were 2-0 at Medinah in 2012, but in fourballs. The Ryder Cup kicks off on Fr...

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  • Memory Lane: San Diego Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints
Memory Lane: San Diego Chargers vs. New Orleans Saints

Smith regime that brought in all that talent was disassembled in 2012. Heck, they may have had a losing season, but instead of finding themselves backed into a corner and only fighting their way out of it by turning the top pick into Rivers and a series of other selections, the Chargers would have been in position to add a game-changing player at...

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  • Patriots QB Brissett to start vs. Bills
Patriots QB Brissett to start vs. Bills

Their Golden Boy Tom Brady returns from a four-game suspension on October 3. The Patriots should hope they get the weaker version of the Bills that showed up in Week 1 if they want to easily improve to 4-0. He made it simple, left it at so the players could showcase their talent and let them go, let them loose. And again, we know there's on...

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  • Wentz, strong defence have Eagles off to 3-0 start
Wentz, strong defence have Eagles off to 3-0 start

Now, Eagles fans fall in love with quarterbacks quickly, then break up with them bitterly. Unlike the up-tempo offense, the Pederson offense works when you work at it. He's the franchise, unquestionably. And he was the No. 3 quarterback until Sam Bradford was traded to Minnesota just eight days before the season opener.

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  • Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has fracture in foot
Sixers rookie Ben Simmons has fracture in foot

The nature of Simmons' foot injury makes it possible he'll miss more than three months, since there's small percentage chance of a re-fracture with Jones fractures. Simmons is 6-foot-10 and in college weighed 240 pounds. Stein reports that Simmons only showed up to camp four pounds heavier than observed during the summer.

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  • Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal
Arsenal beats Burnley 1-0 after injury-time goal

Dyche was unhappy with the manner of the goal, with Scott Arfield leaving his position on the line where he would have been perfectly stationed to keep the ball out, which clearly hit Koscielny's hand on its way through to pile on further misery.

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  • McIlroy, Pieters trying to ride European momentum
McIlroy, Pieters trying to ride European momentum

Love gave the pair the afternoon off, and they were left to watch as Europe charged back into the fray. They need to win only five of 12 singles matches to reclaim the Ryder Cup for the first time since 2008, and only the third time over the last two decades.

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