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  • Penn St. to honor Joe Paterno before September 17 game

    Penn St. to honor Joe Paterno before September 17 game

    It appears the late Joe Paterno will be officially recognized during a Penn State football game for the first time since he was sacked during the Jerry Sandusky scandal. He was sacked in 2011 during the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, and passed away in 2012. The longtime coach was sacked on November 9th, 2011 and then passed away a little more than two months later at the age of 85.

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  • Formula One: Felipe Massa to retire at end of season

    Formula One: Felipe Massa to retire at end of season

    He also came close to winning the World Championship, losing out by a solitary point to Briton Lewis Hamilton in 2008. In his 14 year long career, Massa managed to achieve 41 podiums, 16 poles and 15 fastest laps. Nico Rosberg said of Massa's impending retirement that "it's a loss for our sport as he's a great character who's done some exciting things on the track and he's done so well".

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  • Steelers claim QB Mettenberger off waivers, place Gradkowski on IR

    Steelers claim QB Mettenberger off waivers, place Gradkowski on IR

    In his only preseason action, Mettenberger completed 2 of 8 passes for 22 yards, with no touchdowns and one interception against the Titans. As a result, Mettenberger initially projects as the Steelers' No. His quarterback rating dropped from 83.4 to 66.7. Jones also has more familiarity with offensive coordinator Todd Haley's scheme after starting two games in place of Ben Roethlisberger last season.

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  • Hull City: Tigers sign Manchester United midfielder James Weir

    Hull City: Tigers sign Manchester United midfielder James Weir

    Weir was United's under-21 captain last season and has made one first-team appearance, coming on as an 89th-minute substitute in the 3-2 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford in February. United's only other piece of business has seen 19-year-old goalkeeper Dean Henderson sign for Grimsby Town on loan until January 2017 . Timothy Fosu-Mensah of Manchester United in action during the Emirates FA Cup Semi Final between Everton and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on April 23, 2016 in London, ...

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  • Aguero charged with violent conduct by English FA

    Aguero charged with violent conduct by English FA

    The FA says the incident on Sunday was not seen by match officials but was caught on video. The Argentine striker has until 6pm on Wednesday 31 August to reply but faces a three-game suspension if he is found guilty, meaning he would miss the coming derby against Manchester United on 10 September.

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  • Wayne Rooney to quit global football after England's World Cup campaign

    Wayne Rooney to quit global football after England's World Cup campaign

    The player most affected by that positional tweak is Ross Barkley, who was dropped on Sunday by Allardyce in his first squad announcement since replacing Roy Hodgson as England coach. 10. We haven't really spoken about it - we will in the next couple of days. "If he plays for Manchester United on a regular basis, if he is regularly breaking into the United team then it will be a good basis for inclusion in my squad".

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  • Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

    Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

    The Norwegian government says 323 reindeer were apparently struck by lightning last week and died. Agency spokesman Kjartan Knutsen said it is not uncommon for reindeer or other wildlife to be killed by lightning strikes . "I don't know if there were several lightning strikes", he said. Cattle and sheep are common victims. They were Jersey cows struck in Australia in 2005.

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  • Eric Berry signs tender with Chiefs

    Eric Berry signs tender with Chiefs

    Once he reports, Berry will be locked into a one-year, $10.8 million deal. "Eric's one of our good players and he's in the business side of it right now", Reid said via Pro Football Talk . Berry said he watched the Chiefs' first three preseason games and took down notes, and now the challenge is to put all of them into practice in less than two weeks.

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  • Arsene Wenger Delighted With 'Solid' First Half Display Against Watford

    After a brief bright spell from the hosts, Arsenal (1-1-1) struck on the break as Theo Walcott delivered a mouth-watering cross for Sanchez to bundle. It didn't help that both Younes Kaboul and Christian Kabasele were making their first Premier League starts of the season but the gaps between Kaboul and Nordin Amrabat on the right, and Kabasele and Jose Holebas on the left were exploited far too easily.

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  • Victor Cruz: It felt like old times

    Victor Cruz: It felt like old times

    However, it was all for naught as the Giants' starting offense failed to cross into Jets territory in seven offensive possessions. The first points for the Giants came with 1:49 left in the third quarter, when Ryan Nassib found Tavarres King for a 27-yard touchdown pass play.

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  • Best qualifying session of year gives Renault hope

    Best qualifying session of year gives Renault hope

    After being given the all-clear from hospital, Magnussen sent a tweet saying he would be fine for next week's race at Monza despite a sore ankle. He was taken to hospital for precautionary checks after suffering a cut to his left ankle in a high-speed crash, said his team.

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  • Bravo's debut for City could come against United

    Bravo's debut for City could come against United

    He was also voted Copa America's best goalkeeper in 2015 and 2016 as well as earning a place in the Team of the Tournament each time. Caballero started City's first three games of the season ahead of Hart, whose subsequent run-out against Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday may well prove to have been a farewell appearance.

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  • Park takes 2-shot lead into final round at Olympics

    Park takes 2-shot lead into final round at Olympics

    For four of us here, if anybody can have a good result, it will really change everything of golf in China. "When I had that (bad) hole and it's not like me to get emotional, but I knew I was out of it". Piller's signature moment was making the winning putt for the United States in the Solheim Cup past year in Germany. "Eventually, I'd like to have a family but there is no plan for retirement at the moment", said Park.

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  • Rio Olympics winners and losers

    Samba dancers, singers, drummers too assembled and performed, while a final volley of fireworks lit up the night sky. The country's determined men's volleyball team won another sensational gold right next door to where Neymar and Co. Brazil finally heaved a sigh of relief after overcoming terror and Zika threat. Among the women, Katie Ledecky enhanced her formidable reputation, winning three individual gold medals in freestyle events, and five medals in all.

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  • Kaepernick ready to make 1st preseason appearance for 49ers

    Kaepernick returned to practice this week after nursing a shoulder injury , and he told reporters on Wednesday that he still believes he can be the starter come Week 1. - The battle to play inside linebacker alongside NaVorro Bowman remains a three-man race between Gerald Hodges , Ray-Ray Armstrong and Michael Wilhoite , and Kelly said all three "have done some really nice things.it's a positive situation for us".

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  • Ryan Lochte in hot water

    The Associated Press is additionally reporting that Lochte would be informed of the charge in the United States, giving him the chance to decide whether he's going to form a defense in Brazil or not. "All we know is that there was a gun pointed in our direction and we were demanded to give money". The 32-year-old Lochte initially claimed that he was robbed at gunpoint , although police declared that the swimmers vandalized a bathroom after a night of partying before armed guards confronted ...

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  • Broncos name Trevor Siemian starter for Saturday

    Broncos name Trevor Siemian starter for Saturday

    But just as Siemian seemingly jumped a few steps ahead in the Broncos' quarterback race, his next two drives ended with a punt and then an interception that 49ers safety Eric Reid returned 42 yards for a touchdown. "That's where I'm going right now". My gut says he'll get some valuable on-field reps in the fourth quarter. The week three preseason game is the "dress rehearsal game" so there will be some game planning going into this game.

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  • Walsh Jennings, Ross rebound to win beach volleyball bronze

    Walsh Jennings, Ross rebound to win beach volleyball bronze

    With Ross at her side, Walsh Jennings lost only the second set of her Olympic beach volleyball career to open the match. With their second win in six worldwide meetings with Talita and Larissa , Ross and Walsh Jennings joined gold medalists Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany and silver medalists Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas of Brazil on the Rio 2016 Olympic Games women's Beach Volleyball podium.

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