• Jacob deGrom, Blake Snell Win Cy Young Awards
Jacob deGrom, Blake Snell Win Cy Young Awards

Not only did deGrom cement himself as the best player on the Mets , in 2018 deGrom arguably became the best player in NY. "I'm extremely humbled to win this award along with some other great former Mets such as Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden and R.A.

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  • Alexander Zverev Completes Stunning Victory Over Marin Cilic — ATP Finals
Alexander Zverev Completes Stunning Victory Over Marin Cilic — ATP Finals

Friday's action at the ATP Tour Finals concludes the group stages and all four players in the Kuerten Group are still capable of qualification. Djokovic appeared to be suffering with a cold and grabbed a tissue from his pocket on occasions, but after some fierce resistance in the opening set, he ran away with the match.

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  • Wayne Rooney to captain England, wear No. 10 shirt against USMNT
Wayne Rooney to captain England, wear No. 10 shirt against USMNT

As England fans said farewell to one of their finest, they also got a glimpse of the future as Gareth Southgate's team beat the United States 3-0 in a Wembley friendly that doubled as Wayne Rooney's tribute game. 'We had a really inexperienced team out there again, so they've come through and learned a lot, and we've paid our respects to on...

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  • Rugby League: Two chances to get to final with Challenge Cup revamp
Rugby League: Two chances to get to final with Challenge Cup revamp

It will be the first time that the tournament will be held in New Zealand, and will follow on from the enormously successful 2017 edition. "It made me feel like a had all of my whanau and my sisters with me while I was out there trying to do my best", she said.

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  • Lakers PG Rondo breaks hand in win over Trail Blazers
Lakers PG Rondo breaks hand in win over Trail Blazers

Whenever a player goes down, one guy's not gonna replace him. All in all, the Akron native finished the night with 31,425 points, falling just one assist shy of his 75th triple-double. "Knowing where I've come from and knowing how hard it was to get to this point..." While the initial belief was that he was exclusively to back up and mentor Lonzo ...

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  • Wayne Rooney: England forward says farewell game is a 'huge honour'
Wayne Rooney: England forward says farewell game is a 'huge honour'

The former Manchester United striker will win his last global cap in a friendly against United States at Wembley on Thursday. Dave Sarachan during a training session at Wembley ahead of the United States' meeting with England (Tim Goode/PA).

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  • Czechs lead defending champ US 2-0 in Fed Cup final
Czechs lead defending champ US 2-0 in Fed Cup final

Karolina Pliskova was unable to play for her country after an injury she suffered during the WTA Finals in Singapore and we haven't seen Petra Kvitova on the court today as well, with Barbora Strycova kicking off the action with a 6-7 6-1 6-4 win over the debutant Sofia Kenin in two hours and 43 minutes.

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  • Panthers thumped by Steelers 52-21
Panthers thumped by Steelers 52-21

The Panthers (6-3) saw their three-game winning streak come to an abrupt halt in a city where they've never won. But if it weren't for said pressure, the Steelers wouldn't have taken a 14-7 lead less than five minutes into the game. Tight end Greg Olsen said after the game Thursday night that he wishes the Panthers had a four-day week this ...

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  • Dez Bryant Signs With Saints: Details Of His One-Year Deal
Dez Bryant Signs With Saints: Details Of His One-Year Deal

Bryant acknowledged a setback in a tweet Friday afternoon, writing, "This is the ultimate test". But another part? The new teammates he'll get to play with. Bryant, 30, had 838 receiving yards and six touchdowns last season. Plus, New Orleans just took down the Rams. The Patriots didn't lean heavily on Harrison right away - much like the Sain...

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  • Chelsea held 0-0 by Everton, lose ground in title race
Chelsea held 0-0 by Everton, lose ground in title race

Liverpool , having beaten bottom club Fulham 2-0 at Anfield, will go into the global break in second place after receiving a favour from neighbours Everton , who held Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge. "I am really very happy with the record, but I'd prefer three points today". If Sunday was all about the teams at the top end of ...

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  • Lewis Hamilton wins in Brazil as Mercedes take fifth F1 title
Lewis Hamilton wins in Brazil as Mercedes take fifth F1 title

Stewards came down hard on the Force India driver, issuing him with a 10-second stop-and-go-penalty and three penalty points on his superlicence. Horner said the collision with Ocon caused major damage to Verstappen's vehicle and praised his driver for closing the gap to 1.4s by the end of the race.

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  • England trounce Sri Lanka in Galle Test
England trounce Sri Lanka in Galle Test

England skipperJoe Root won the toss and elected to bat first. While the opening day of the tournament went smoothly, with three games completed in Guyana, the weather in St Lucia has been less hospitable. Herath walked in to a standing ovation, and another when he was last man out for 5. Herath was given a standing ovation by the packed house...

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  • I Think It's Good Time For Us To Play Liverpool - Fulham Legend
I Think It's Good Time For Us To Play Liverpool - Fulham Legend

His xGp90 and xAp90 of 0.16 and 0.34 respectively give him the chance of contributing a goal every two games, while his xGBuildup per 90 of 0.29 indicates his value as a creative threat for Fulham . Liverpool's goal difference is now 12 worse than City's, but Klopp said he was not focusing on that ahead of the game against a Fulham team with th...

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  • Bryce Harper Rejected Nationals Offer In September
Bryce Harper Rejected Nationals Offer In September

The list of teams that would like to acquire Harper is long. What about for $350 million? He may not get that much - or at least not that many years - but it does seem that there's been an effort from Harper's camp to shift the overton window on just how much Harper could ultimately earn this offseason.

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  • NBA Twitter has fun reacting to Jimmy Butler's reported trade to 76ers
NBA Twitter has fun reacting to Jimmy Butler's reported trade to 76ers

They needed a jump start. The Miami Heat were still in contention to acquire disgruntled forward Jimmy Butler , but their decision to remove Josh Richardson ended such talks. Porter and Butler play the same position. So appropriately, Smith went absolutely bananas reacting to the deal. Butler will now team up with young stars Ben Simmon...

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  • Predicted XI: Manchester City vs Manchester United
Predicted XI: Manchester City vs Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has Manchester United playing with spirit and determination once again. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho: "If we keep conceding [opening] goals the day will arrive where we can not come back". "I expect a hard game but, in a derby, everything is possible, and we will be ready for that". "It's a huge credit to the team fo...

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  • Can Tyson Chandler Save the Lakers?
Can Tyson Chandler Save the Lakers?

The Lakers do have defensive issues and that was clear after the first 11 games. Powered by their veteran backcourt, the Timberwolves got 31 points from Derrick Rose and 24 from Jimmy Butler . Overall, the Lakers played great and gave us a glimpse of what they are capable of once again. "The more pressure I can take off him, it will free him...

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  • Arsenal held at home by Sporting
Arsenal held at home by Sporting

Sporting arrived in N5 in a state of disarray despite sitting second having garnered six points from their three matches. He had some chances too. Arsenal fans and spectators have also taken to social media as they reacted to the painful injury suffered by the Gunners' winger.

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  • UCL: Klopp claims Liverpool underperformed in their defeat by Red Star Belgrade
UCL: Klopp claims Liverpool underperformed in their defeat by Red Star Belgrade

Pavkov gave Red Star the lead when he headed home from the edge of the six-yard box after a Marko Marin corner from the right. Adam Lallana admits Liverpool's players must take the blame for their Champions League woes after their shock defeat by Red Star Belgrade .

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  • Why Jose Mourinho wants Romelu Lukaku fit for Man City clash
Why Jose Mourinho wants Romelu Lukaku fit for Man City clash

Starting games slowly has been a recurring theme for United this season, and despite their comebacks Mourinho won't want to risk another at the Etihad. Former Manchester United star Ronaldo was seemingly not particularly impressed with the Red Devils' approach to the game and claimed that Juventus were clearly the better side on the night.

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  • NBA wrap: Lakers' issues continue with blowout loss at home to Raptors
NBA wrap: Lakers' issues continue with blowout loss at home to Raptors

Leonard has missed the previous two games with left ankle soreness after leaving the floor in the final two minutes of the team's victory in Phoenix in November 2. Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri still remains optimistic that his group can convince Leonard to stay in Toronto - otherwise the trade would essentially be a bust, with Leonard hav...

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  • Xhaka confident Arsenal will finish in top four
Xhaka confident Arsenal will finish in top four

Liverpool's back line was breached again in short order, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's shot deflected wide by Joe Gomez's desperate sliding tackle. It was also further evidence that this Arsenal side, while retaining the flowing game that was their trademark, also has stomach for the fight. Holding believes that Arsenal are fighting with ...

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  • Wang dominates Muguruza to charge into Zhuhai final
Wang dominates Muguruza to charge into Zhuhai final

Earlier this year, Barty , who took a break from her tennis career to play cricket. The writing looked to be on the wall when Barty fell a set and a break down, but she demonstrated admirable resilience to force what proved a one-sided decider.

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  • Novak Djokovic denies Roger Federer chance to win 100th title
Novak Djokovic denies Roger Federer chance to win 100th title

Kei Nishikori suffered a straight-sets defeat at the hands of Roger Federer on Friday and was knocked out of the Paris Masters. Djokovic struggled to handle Khachanov's brutal two-handed, cross-court backhands from the baseline, which often landed near his ankles, and dropped his serve again to trail 2-1 in the second set.

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  • Expert Eye wins Breeders' Mile after late surge
Expert Eye wins Breeders' Mile after late surge

To win the Santa Anita Handicap (in March) was for me probably one or two on my bucket list. He is the agent for Victor Espinoza, who captured the 2015 Triple Crown aboard American Pharoah for trainer Bob Baffert, and who was the regular rider of Accelerate before being injured in a training mishap at Del Mar in July.

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  • Boston Red Sox move within a game of World Series glory
Boston Red Sox move within a game of World Series glory

LA responded with a David Freese homer on the first pitch of the bottom half, but it was all Sox after that. "I don't know why I did that", Price said with a laugh. The struggling Madson left a changeup over the middle to Moreland, who bashed it into right for his first homer this postseason. Freese hit an opposite-field drive to right on a 9...

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  • Newcastle Clash: Mourinho Avoids FA Punishment For Comments After United
Newcastle Clash: Mourinho Avoids FA Punishment For Comments After United

However, Manchester United attacker Anthony Martial's composed finish against the run of play saw Jose Mourinho's side go in at half-time level. Eddie Howe's side boasts one of the most impressive defensive records in the Premier League this season, with four clean sheets to their name. MF Ander Herrera, 6 - Added energy in midfield.

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  • Son double sends Tottenham to English League Cup quarters
Son double sends Tottenham to English League Cup quarters

Warmly welcomed by the home support as he made his way out of the Chelsea tunnel, Frank Lampard was received as a returning hero for tonight's Carabao Cup tie. Davide Zappacosta's cross deflected in off Tomori's standing leg as Chelsea took the lead. They really played well and surprised us, played with a lot of quality.

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  • Philadelphia Eagles Just Landed Another Weapon For Carson Wentz
Philadelphia Eagles Just Landed Another Weapon For Carson Wentz

Tate will be an unrestricted free agent after this season. When the 2017 National Football League season was finally in the books and the offseason was upon us, one of the biggest questions was whether or not the Detroit Lions and Golden Tate would come to an agreement on a contract extension.

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  • ‘Phenomenal achievement’: Djokovic stunned by return to top spot
‘Phenomenal achievement’: Djokovic stunned by return to top spot

Nadal says he felt abdominal pain "especially" while serving and "the doctor says that is recommended to not play, because if I continue the abdominal maybe can break and can be a major thing". Calling a halt in play, Djokovic went over to the struggling fan while gesturing to the umpire, as Sousa also held up his racket in a signal to stop.

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  • Iowa completely throws away game against Penn State in ugly fashion
Iowa completely throws away game against Penn State in ugly fashion

Iowa would also need to beat Purdue , Illinois and Nebraska and hope that Wisconsin, who beat them earlier this season, loses at least one more game. Penn State won the game 33-28 , but the game was to be a measuring stick for all three phases of the Nittany Lions game. Pinegar added two field goals in the second half, including a career-long ...

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  • Jordan Rossiter determined to repay Rangers fans for their backing at Ibrox
Jordan Rossiter determined to repay Rangers fans for their backing at Ibrox

The former England under-20 global is unlikely to see much game time if he goes back to Liverpool, with a number of forwards ahead of him in Jurgen Klopp's squad, so for the good of his career remaining at Ibrox, where he would feature much more regularly, may well be the better option.

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  • Imperious Lewis Hamilton seals deserved title as Max Verstappen wins race
Imperious Lewis Hamilton seals deserved title as Max Verstappen wins race

Hamilton won his fourth title in Mexico past year after starting third and then having to fight back from last to ninth following an opening lap collision with Vettel, who had been on pole but lost out to Verstappen. You know, honestly, now where I am, I don't see the point of coming on Sunday, I don't see the point of doing the next two races". ...

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  • Klay Thompson breaks team-mate Steph Curry's record for 3-pointers
Klay Thompson breaks team-mate Steph Curry's record for 3-pointers

The previous record, of course, was held by his teammate Steph Curry , who had made 13 in a game in November of 2016. The All-Star guard busted out of the slump quickly with 22 points in the first quarter and had 36 at the half as Golden State was up 92-50.

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  • Houston trades with Broncos for wide receiver
Houston trades with Broncos for wide receiver

Peters, a team captain, is now in his fourth season with the Texans and is a vital part to Houston's special teams unit which has been firing on all cylinders so far this season. If the deal goes down, Thomas' first game will be against the Denver Broncos ....in Denver. The Broncos (3-5) will host the Texans (5-3) on Sunday.

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  • Stephens downs top seed Kerber, storms into WTA finals
Stephens downs top seed Kerber, storms into WTA finals

Having started slowly in the semi-finals, it was Stephens who made the running early and she broke Svitolina to love in the second game. "It is wonderful. I knew it was going to be a battle. Stephens brought it back to 3-2, but Svitolina ran the table from there to put the match away 6-2 with the help of a flurry of errors from the American.

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  • New Quinnipiac Poll: O'Rourke Gains 4 Points, Narrows Cruz's Lead
New Quinnipiac Poll: O'Rourke Gains 4 Points, Narrows Cruz's Lead

National basketball superstar Lebron James has waded back into politics yet again as he was spotted wearing a hat in support of Beto O'Rourke for Senate against incumbent Sen. At the end of the previous fundraising period - September 30 - O'Rourke and Cruz had raised a total of $89.9 million, with O'Rourke responsible for roughly two-thirds of th...

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  • Browns fire head coach Hue Jackson
Browns fire head coach Hue Jackson

The Browns are 2-5-1 this season. The Browns also dismissed offensive co-ordinator Todd Haley and named defensive co-ordinator Gregg Williams interim coach. But as the losing piled up, and the Browns struggled to score points week in and week out, it became evident that the Browns and Haley were not, after all, a match made in heaven.

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  • Wild Boars get a Man United treat
Wild Boars get a Man United treat

Lukaku scored 27 goals in 51 games in his first season at Old Trafford but has found the net just four times in 13 appearances so far this term. I think he plays the ball - he gets a little nick on the ball - but that is all he does. I may practise to change it because maybe the goalkeepers are starting to know my steps, but the most important th...

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  • Gurley: 'Forget fantasy,' we got the win
Gurley: 'Forget fantasy,' we got the win

Instead of scoring, he smartly got down, allowing the Rams to kneel out the clock. But fantasy owners, as well as people who had some money on the game (the Rams were giving 7 to 7.5 to the Packers and could have covered with the TD), were hoping for a different outcome.

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