Williams, who was selected by Buffalo in the fifth round of the 2015 draft, was banned the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy and was promptly released by the Bills on August 21 after rushing for 517 yards and seven touchdowns as a rookie.
The soccer world has been eagerly watching Real Madrid to get a sense of what superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's future looks like with the club. The football world is still reeling after a week that saw reports emerge from Spain that one of the world's greatest players wants to leave the Bernabeu.
Chris Froome , who is targeting a fourth Tour de France title, has warned that despite under-par recent performances, he is fresher than ever as he embarks on another three weeks on the road. OVERALL CHALLENGERS: With three podium results but no titles in his three Tour de France appearances, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana remains a serious threat.
With Chris Paul headed to the Houston Rockets , the LA Clippers will turn their attention to keeping Blake Griffin , a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne . "Now Blake come on over to Boston lol" The Celtics have been looking for another key player who will help them overcome the Cleveland Cavaliers' domination in the East .
Konta's matches have been incredibly hotly contested, as one would expect victories against top players to be. Konta's victory over Kerber was her first win over a world number one. Konta added: "Pliskova and I have played many times and every time I've played her, its been an incredible battle". She's a risky player, and she's coming off obviously winning her maiden Grand Slam title.
As much as he would like to focus on his team's victory parade Thursday, Golden State Warriors Coach Steve Kerr has had to deal with a few things since the team won the National Basketball Association championship Monday night. Aside from Curry, Iguodala and Shaun Livingston are both free agents this year and one of them could be pushed out as they both will probably demand more money on the open market than the Warriors are interested in giving them.
Before taking his place behind center plate for a series game, Major League Baseball umpire John Tumpane saved a woman's life. "I was just trying to tell her it was going to be all right". "Obviously another power comes into be when you're hanging on and you know what the alternative is of you letting go and not having other people to help you".
The 26-year-old is one of the leading batsmen in world cricket, closing in on 3000 runs with an average of 44, along with five centuries. Virat Kohli-led Indian team will embark on a short tour to the Caribbean islands in June 2017 to play against the West Indies in 5 One Day Internationals and 1 Twenty20 International.
This will be Curry's first time playing in a professional tournament, though he has competed as an amateur multiple times in pro-ams. "We are elated to have Stephen Curry compete in this year's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae", said Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae Tournament Director Trish Gregovich.
According to TMZ , the driver of the other auto told police she was approaching an intersection when Williams' SUV entered the intersection, causing the other auto to T-bone Williams' vehicle. The officers did note in the report there was "no evidence Venus was under the influence of drugs or alcohol", nor was there "evidence she was distracted by an electronic device".
The court's decision means the justices will wade into the biggest legal controversy of the Trump administration: President Donald Trump's order temporarily restricting travel from Iran, Libya , Somalia, Sudan , Syria and Yemen. That would include students who have been admitted to a US school and workers who have accepted an offer of employment from an American company, the court said.
According to the Burnley Express , Burnley defender Michael Keane isn't expected to be part of the club's return to pre-season training next week as a move to Everton draws ever closer. United were the initial pacesetters in the chase for Keane but Everton have been ruthless this summer in the transfer market. It was thought that Keane would return to Old Trafford this summer following an indomitable campaign at Turf Moor but Jose Mourinho, much to the Englishman's disappointment ...
Yusmeiro Petit earned his first save, going two scoreless innings. Moreland homered into the first row of Green Monster seats in left center, a shot estimated at 429 feet. Fister finished his day with those three runs surrendered in six innings of a solid, unspectacular start. Brian Dozier was 3 for 4 with two RBIs. All were apart of the Detroit Tigers rotation at one time.
Olsen wants to be paid at a level commensurate with his production, and could make things uncomfortable with the threat of a training camp holdout. Although he is coming off of the worst statistical season of his career in 2016, Newton should still be viewed a back-end QB1 with his usual boom upside for fantasy football purposes.
The Portugal superstar Ronaldo , who is now playing for his country at the ongoing Fifa Confederations Cup in Russian Federation, is said to be unhappy in Spain after allegations surfaced that he had committed tax fraud. "I know him and he's a top professional and person and all this is very odd", Perez said. 'I'm not contemplating that Cristiano will leave. Sky Sports has claimed this morning that Cristiano Ronaldo is "interested in the possibility" of making a comeback to Old ...
His role in McGregor's training camp was then confirmed by the two-weight UFC world champion, who shared a series of pictures of the two men sparring in his custom built boxing gym, which is located next to John Kavanagh's Straight Blast Gym Ireland in Dublin.
Former team India director Ravi Shastri has also thrown his hat into the ring and has become the front-runner to be named as the head coach. Captain Virat Kohli - it is now emerging - is open to working with any coach the BCCI will eventually pick.
Former tennis star John McEnroe said he regrets guessing where Serena Williams would rank on the professional men's tour. She politely stated that: "Dear John, I adore and regard you yet, please keep me out of your announcements that are not accurately based", further she said that.
The Russian boss was asked whether he had received any backlash to an image of him of with Cristiano Ronaldo which was taken after the Real Madrid forward had scored Portugal's victor on Wednesday. "One of the things we probably learned in this tournament is you get punished for your mistakes", Hudson said after his team finished their campaign with three losses.
Jason and Rosie have been together since 2010 and became engaged previous year (16). "We're best mates", she said. She revealed in the caption that her baby boy with Statham , named Jack Oscar, actually arrived last Saturday. The couple , who have been in a relationship since 2010, announced their engagement in January 2016. "Lots of love Rosie x". Online that Jason is incredibly protective over the newborn baby , who was born on Saturday June 24.
Desperate times, after all, call for desperate measures, and right now the Yankees are decimated, their once promising season feeling like it's falling apart one injury at a time. "I'm super happy to be here, to play with these guys here, have the opportunity to contribute and get a victory". "Going out there for the first at-bat, I felt a little nervous", Andujar said.
However, the fight ultimately proved to be a disappointment, with Mayweather adopting extremely defensive tactics and Pacquiao struggling to land a punch on the American. "I think McGregor will do him in one round", Fury told iFL TV . You know, this guy might be - I think his punching power, I think he punches a little bit harder than those guys.
I meet regularly with those in charge at Real Madrid , and Thibaut's case has come up. My role is to keep him updated on the situation'. Bet Chelsea are thrilled about that. The Belgium worldwide has helped the Blues win two of the last three Premier League titles. Courtois has two years left on his current contract at Stamford Bridge.
One silver lining that has come with this potentially very bad news is that sources close to Helwani and Thomas have stated that the UFC are looking to reschedule the fight for UFC 214 instead, which will at least soften the blow for fight-fans somewhat.
The team is placed fourth in the current season rankings. The company that now uses the Force India Formula One Team name and holds all commercial rights - and which was was previously known as Jordan, Midland and Spyker - would have to change to Force One.
But the Australian was brought back into contention via a series of Safety Car periods as well as the misfortunes suffered by some of those ahead - including Red Bull team-mate Max Verstappen who was an early retirement due to mechanical failure for the second race in succession.
Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors are also facing the possibility that Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant could sign off the team, but reports indicate that this is unlikely. The Utah Jazz, on the other hand, consider Andre Iguodala as a "top priority" at small forward should Gordon Hayward go free agent. In the past season, Andre Iguodala made $11.1 million with the Golden State Warriors .
On the year, base stealers are a flawless 31-for-31 against Montero . In 68 games with the I-Cubs this season Caratini has posted a.343/.384/.539 slash line with 8 home runs and 54 RBI. -After all of that, Montero told the Sun-Times that 'People can't handle the truth'. "If you start pointing fingers, that just labels you as a selfish player".
Hayward is coming off his best season as a pro with impressive averages of 21.9 points, 5.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists, and 1.0 steal per game. Do you think the Miami Heat will end up signing Gordon Hayward? All of that being said, it will be interesting to see what the upcoming offseason has in store for Hayward.
The trainers and manager Joe Maddon headed out from the dugout as Bryant bent over in pain. "It was just like sitting down between innings, just kind of felt it mid-back, just kind of get tight", said Strasburg, who received treatment after the game and insisted the spasm won't be an issue moving forward.
Lugo has allowed four runs in back-to-back starts after a stellar season debut in which he limited Atlanta to a run in seven innings. In 1979 and 2013, the Mets did sweep series on the road against the Giants and were swept in Los Angeles, but not during the same trip.
When owner James Dolan agreed to pay Jackson $12 million a year in March 2014, it was, by far and away, the largest deal ever given to a team executive and remained so until this day. Here's more from CBS New York ... The film director Spike Lee posted a one-word response to the news on Instagram: "HALLELUJAH". One reason Carmelo Anthony wants to stay in NY with the Knicks is that he's been pitching a reality show about his work as a political activist.
Srikanth brushed aside Olympic champion Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 to clinch the Australian Open in Sydney . "Not only the win, but the way Srikanth won it and the players whom he beat to win back-to-back Super Series titles is something that is really satisfying".
One NBA exec told the Herald that Ainge would love to find a way to get North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr., who isn't rated as high as the third overall pick . Tatum has great speed, size and rebounding ability for someone playing his position and can be a facilitator in getting his teammates the ball when they have a chance to score.
Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th global goal helped lift Portugal to a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia , and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. Ronaldo opened the scoring as he netted a penalty in the 33th minute while Manchester City's new signing Bernando Silva scored in the 38th minute to extend the victory for the Selecção.
A breathalyzer test showed no sign of alcohol but police video showed Woods struggling to answer questions. While the event is run by Woods's foundation, the former world number one is now receiving professional help on how to manage his medications for back pain and a sleep disorder.
Gabriel Valardi of the Windsor Spitfires in Ontario is a powerful forward with a goal-scoring touch, but he may also be gone before Vegas picks unless Dallas and Colorado both go with defensemen at picks Nos. Poile was recognized after the Predators' first Western Conference title and Stanley Cup Final appearance. Our scouts and our hockey staff deserve an A-plus for the job they did, and I don't think we could have done any better.
The 47-year old supermodel then said that everything's fine between her and Rihanna , but it was followed by a seemingly subtle shade as she said that "she's an actress now" followed by a smirk. (Hassan will eventually inherit the family's $1.5 billion fortune, allegedly.) Sounds pretty good! Hassan is thought to be a close pal of Naomi Campbell and the pair were seen together watching Stevie Wonder perform at last year's (16) British Summer Time Festival in London's Hyde Park.
Three yellow cards in the first half, two for Fiji and one for the visitors, marred the match. The second half resumed with Australia up 21-13, and its attack was slick from the resumption as some off-the-cuff play saw the Wallabies score their fourth try of the afternoon.
BERLIN , June 28 Germany's parliament is set on Friday to vote to allow marriages between people of the same sex, embarrassing Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and handing her Social Democrat (SPD) challengers a rare victory months before a national election.
In April, the Knicks picked up the final two years and $24 million of Jackson's five-year, $60 million contract. A decision on Jackson's future has not been made yet, but ESPN reports "clarity" is expected Wednesday morning and that Jackson and Dolan have had conversations on what is best for the Knicks' long-term success.
A player who at times had to guard all five positions, Green led his team in defensive win shares. In a long battle for this award, Green set out to win it from the start of the season, claiming the only reason he'd chase this personal accolade is because it helps everyone else on the team.
Though Lemar isn't exactly a flawless fit in the 3421 system Arsenal rolled out to close the season, his skill and growth is undeniable. Wenger has stated that it would be a "disaster" for Arsenal if the Ox left, but surely the Arsenal fans may not mind so much if Lemar was brought in as a replacement.
However, on Wednesday the 21-year-old took to Twitter and said: " The rumours are false ". Martial enjoyed a brilliant debut season at Old Trafford, in 2015/16, as he scored 11 Premier League goals and added four assists in 31 appearances following his move from Monaco , which made the world's most expensive teenager .
Top seed in men's singles will be Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber in the women's singles. Novak Djokovic is second ahead of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal but it is the latter two who look more likely to go deep in the tournament as Djokovic has, like Murray, not been at his best in recent times.
Four to eight companies will get the contracts for the prototypes and have 30 days to finish them, according to Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner at Customs and Border Protection, Fox News reports. Vitiello said the agency had identified about 130 miles that would be unsuitable for a border wall because of bodies of water or other challenging terrain.
The semi-finals of the Confederations Cup are set, after Germany cruised to 3-1 win over Cameroon and Chile drew with Australia , 1-1. Chile will be up against group A winners Portugal on Wednesday, June 28, while Germany will face Gold Cup champions Mexico on Thursday, June 29.
Liverpool chiefs have made an official enquiry to sign Arsenal attacking midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, the Sun has claimed. Since moving to Monaco from Caen in 2015, Lemar has been used in a number of different positions before he finally established himself on the left wing.
I'm excited. So it's definitely a dream come true and I just want to thank God". Just to be able to learn from him every day should be unbelievable. "The Big Baller way", LaVar retorted with a face that looked like he was just asked a ridiculous question.
As T.J. Zuppe of The Athletic notes, Francona left Cleveland's June 13 game after experiencing lightheadedness. The Dodgers also ended a streak of 17 consecutive games with at least one home run, which was tied for the longest stretch since moving to Los Angeles before the 1958 season.