• Beholder upsets Songbird to win BC Distaff
Beholder upsets Songbird to win BC Distaff

Beholder wrapped up her career with 18 wins in 26 starts, including victories in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies and the 2013 Breeders' Cup Distaff. She has never really been challenged and her smallest margin of victory has been 3 3/4 lengths. "Just about every time I've ridden her I've had her geared down at the sixteenth or the eighth p...

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  • Pacquiao-returns-to-claim-wbo-welterweight-title
Pacquiao-returns-to-claim-wbo-welterweight-title

His former world title rival Floyd Mayweather Jr had a ringside seat. The AP scored it 119-109 for Pacquiao. Pacquiao decked Vargas in the fourth round. LONG REACH. Jessie Vargas throws a right to the body of Manny Pacquiao . As the fight wore on, Vargas began to fade and Pacquiao started stepping in aggressively, hitting Vargas with his head ne...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets four in Borussia Dortmund win
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nets four in Borussia Dortmund win

Thomas Tuchel caused a stir in midweek when he left Aubameyang out of his squad for the Champions League tie with Sporting Lisbon, but it was only a 24-hour ban due to indiscipline and the Gabon worldwide was back leading the Westphalians' front line in Hamburg.

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  • Rookie Prescott lets Cowboys push Romo question down road
Rookie Prescott lets Cowboys push Romo question down road

Stephen Jones also expects the Cowboys to need Romo - whom he called "one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL" - this season. It bothers you individually and so I think that's what is happening with Nelson right now. You know, you have to do your job. Jordan Matthews ranks 36th in receiving through eight weeks (36 catches, 419 yards), but no o...

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  • Paul has 27 points, 11 assists as Clippers beat Grizzlies
Paul has 27 points, 11 assists as Clippers beat Grizzlies

The Clippers led by 18 points at halftime and by as much as 21 points in the second half. Forward Blake finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds and guard J.J. He has an outstanding.566 effective field goal percentage and he is shooting an outrageous 59.3% from beyond the arc. Center Marc Gasol started 1 for 11 before catching a rhythm to finish wit...

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  • Arizona Diamondbacks to make Torey Lovullo new manager
Arizona Diamondbacks to make Torey Lovullo new manager

Instead, with the Red Sox unsure on John Farrell's health, he agreed to remain in Boston for one more year in case Farrell needed to take another leave of absence or resign entirely. That someone is Torey Lovullo , bench coach for the Boston Red Sox. Lovullo has managed in the minor leagues with both the Indians and Red Sox organizations.

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  • Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again
Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

Mets officials expected Cespedes' decision and are pessimistic they will re-sign the slugger due to their aversion to offering a long-term deal. Cespedes was remarkable in 2015, helping push the Mets to a division title and World Series appearance.

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  • Alabama, Clemson top first College Football Playoff rankings
Alabama, Clemson top first College Football Playoff rankings

There were no other surprises in the first rankings released Tuesday, with defending champion Alabama leading the way, followed by undefeated Clemson and MI. Browne would be immediately eligible to play next season as a graduate transfer from USC (5-3, 4-2 Pac-12). The middle and bottom of the Big 12 is terribly weak, and it continues to hurt the b...

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  • Bromsgrove MP slams Fifa's
Bromsgrove MP slams Fifa's "dumb decision" to ban poppies

The Scottish FA has confirmed that its players will also wear armbands next week, as the two teams and Wales did during three November friendlies in 2011, that time with FIFA's permission. The dispute spread to the House of Commons on Wednesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May condemning Fifa's ban as "utterly outrageous ". Commenting o...

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  • Chicago expecting throngs of fans for Cubs victory parade
Chicago expecting throngs of fans for Cubs victory parade

And the team couldn't be prouder. The World Series victory parade will begin at Wrigley Field around 10 a.m. CDT and end a few hours later at Lower Hutchinson Field in Grant Park. Now, a year after Part II's prediction was supposed to take place, the Cubs have finally done it. Chicago has been partying since early Thursday morning, when the Cub...

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  • No. 5 Louisville travels to Boston College
No. 5 Louisville travels to Boston College

Louisville retaliated with an 8-play, 77-yard, drive go up 45-7 with 8:19 in the third. Before Saturday, the Eagles had never allowed 50 points in a game twice in a season, according to the team's radio broadcast. Jackson later flipped a five-yard scoring pass to Cole Hikutini to make it 35-0. Linebacker Stacey Thomas picked up the loose ball and r...

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  • Joe Gibbs Quartet Still Pushing for Sprint Cup Title Shot
Joe Gibbs Quartet Still Pushing for Sprint Cup Title Shot

Joey Logano qualified second and will be the highest starter of the eight drivers still eligible for the season championship. Richard Childress Racing will make a crew chief change for Paul Menard at the end of the season. And after three rounds of knockout time trials, Harvick felt he left something on the track , from a speed standpoint. ...

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  • Pence, Ryan urge Republicans to 'come home' for Trump
Pence, Ryan urge Republicans to 'come home' for Trump

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., whose investigations of President Barack Obama's administration included one into the 2012 attack that killed four Americans in Benghazi, Libya, is in a hard race. "There could not be a clearer choice", Gov. Scott Walker said of the rivals. The last Marquette poll shows Johnson and Feingold in a statistical tie, with ...

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  • Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards Preview
Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards Preview

Before an announced crowd of only 14,663 - almost 5,000 fewer people than were at Wednesday's home opener against Toronto - Beal made 13 of 14 free throws. Morris very almost logged his first double-double, finishing with 18 points and 9 rebounds. The Washington Wizards have lost six of their last eight road games.

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  • Luke Walton praises the Lakers effort after win over the Hawks
Luke Walton praises the Lakers effort after win over the Hawks

Howard is averaging 15.5 points per game and was tied for fifth in the National Basketball Association in rebounding (12.0) through Wednesday. The Lakers retook the lead in the fourth quarter and bounced back on the second game of a back-to-back and will return to Los Angeles after a four-game road trip.

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  • Sunderland boss David Moyes plays down talk his job is under threat
Sunderland boss David Moyes plays down talk his job is under threat

Jonathan Pearce: "Guy Fawkes Night and still no win". Jones feels his experience might have tipped selection in his favour given he has featured in previous Sunderland relegation escapes. We want to work hard to engage with the supporters because we need them. That indicates a reasonable chance of Sunderland being able to keep things tight i...

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  • FIFA Warns England, Scotland Over Poppy Stance
FIFA Warns England, Scotland Over Poppy Stance

Britain is not the only country that has been suffering from the result of war", she said. "I'm confident it won't come to anything draconian". "Syria is an example". " If the players are that insistent on wearing poppies, they should get a temporary tattoo, stick it on the back of their hand and, when the national anthems are played, put your ha...

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  • Cubs Fans Celebrate Win for the Ages
Cubs Fans Celebrate Win for the Ages

I grew up outside Chicago, surrounded by friends and family members who bleed Cubbie-blue. But a look back on the series also shows just how much the campaign found its way into the championship of "America's pastime", illustrated not just through the endless string of campaign commercials but through several behind-the-scenes storylines that sta...

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  • Villas-Boas replaces Eriksson at Shanghai SIPG
Villas-Boas replaces Eriksson at Shanghai SIPG

He also claimed the Russian Cup as recenlty as May, before bringing an end to his time at the club, citing his desire to return home to Portugal to be with his family. Clubs in the Chinese Super League spent more than US$400 million on foreign players in 2016, while high-profile coaches including Eriksson, Luiz Felipe Scolari (Guangzhou Evergrande)...

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  • Blizzard Forms Pro Overwatch eSports League
Blizzard Forms Pro Overwatch eSports League

Hack your way into Overwatch's sixth animated short: Infiltration! Her main weapon will be her machine pistol , which is a fully-automatic gun that fires fast, but has short range. Oasis will debut in December, but Eco Point, the Arcade mode and Sombra will hit the Public Test Realm as early as next week. At the start of the season , Blizzar...

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