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Archer absorbs 18th loss, Rays fall to streaking Yankees

Austin quickly ended it by pulling a full-count fastball into the right-center field seats. With a runner on third and one down, Evan Longoria rocketed a liner to right that Refsnyder nabbed after making a couple of quick steps to his left and in.

Vikings-Panthers game could be moved amid Charlotte protests

The NFL have confirmed that Sunday's fixture between the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings will go ahead "as scheduled" despite days of violent protests in Charlotte. Two nights of protests in Charlotte occurred after a black civilian, 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, was shot and killed by a black police officer.

Have the Vols let Florida get in their heads?

Last season , Tennessee was able to limit UF to just 102 yards on the ground and is seeking a similar performance on Saturday as it looks to keep the Gator offense in check . Now, an ESPN College GameDay crew will be in Knoxville to chronicle UT's next try. First time GameDay has been on an SEC campus in Week 4 since 2008 when the show was at Auburn for the LSU-Auburn.

LA airport gunman to plead guilty to murderous shooting plot

Speer, who survived a gunshot wound to the shoulder, said he was satisfied that Ciancia would spend the rest of his life in prison and called it "the next best thing" to a death sentence. The gunman entered the terminal, where he asked people if they worked for the TSA before moving on. A traveler, Brian Ludmer was also wounded in the Los Angeles Airport shooting.

Klopp not keen on league title talk

They should have dealt better with Philippe Coutinho's cross, which could have been put in by any one of four unmarked Liverpool players with Lovren doing the honours. "We just have to do it every week, or every three days". Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for his players after they produced another major upset in London.

Chiefs' Jamaal Charles doubtful for Week 2 at Houston

Ware turned in a heroic performance last week, and the Chiefs need him to light it up again in the second half. It was the Kansas City defense that dominated last January in a 30-0 Chiefs victory in the first round of the playoffs. Get the latest Kansas City Chiefs news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more from. a big moment from last year's playoff win against the Houston Texans.

Costa: I Am Not Good At Losi

I don't prepare only for Costa. "When we go to the pitch, we want to win, that's all we want to do". You have to go in there and fight, there is nothing else. Chelsea's No. 19 can be volatile at the best of times and, as proven by Gabriel Paulista's sending off last season, has the knack of getting the better of most central defenders.

Lee Westwood previews the Ryder Cup

Normally when someone shoots a really low number, they hole a couple of 30 footers or they chip it in", said Clarke. "He will be a star". Clarke also picked experienced hands Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer to complete his team of 12, which now includes six Ryder Cup debutants - the most in an away fixture since Brookline in 1999.

Watch 'South Park' Mock Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

He hopes his protest will bring light to police brutality and the marginalization and oppression faced by African-Americans in today's society. Two other 49ers players, Antoine Bethea and Eli Harold , raised their fists during the anthem, a common scene across the league during Week 1.

UEFA presidential favourite criticizes Champions League deal

Dutchman Michael van Praag and Slovenian football boss Aleksander Ceferin are the only two candidates on Wednesday. Former Union of European Football Associations ( UEFA ) President Michel Platini will be allowed to attend and address the upcoming Extraordinary UEFA Congress in Athens.

Stipe Miocic Carries a True Cleveland Champion Mindset Into UFC 203

Now Overeem believes he's poised to be the next heavyweight champion, but there's one problem: Cleveland's Stipe Miocic will die to defend his home turf. "I definitely expect him to come with his full arsenal". Out of pro wrestling's scripted ring, his first trip into the octagon didn't last long. Don't be fooled though, the fight was anything but one-sided and was nearly over within seconds.

Murray & Soares reach final

They looked ready and primed to become the first doubles team to win more than one Major in a year since the Bryan brothers in 2013. Andy Murray won the singles title in NY in 2012 but was knocked out this year by Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals.

Gaël Monfils defeats Lucas Pouille: US Open men's quarter-final

Pouille came out firing, pushing Nadal back with an array of deep groundstrokes and angled shots. In the serving segment, Monfils was clearly in front, with 13 aces and just 2 doubles faults, while Pouille in some way invalidated his 5 aces with 6 double faults.

NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the US Open (all times local)

The 24-year-old Halep needed an hour and 38 minutes to knock off Suarez Navarro and push her career record against the Spanish player to 6-5. # Simona Halep has to play a third set for the first time at US Open. The 2009 US Open champ missed the tournament the last two years after surgeries on his left wrist. He returned to the court for one point before deciding he couldn't go on.

Stalin urges TN govt to move SC on Siruvani issue

The bench advised the disputing states to "maintain harmony" in the matter. During the hearing, Justice Dipak Mishra observed, "Live and Let Live principle should be kept in mind". However, Karnataka said that it has a deficit of around 80 tmc feet of water in four of its water reservoirs in the state. The judges stated, "When there is deficit in the release of water some attempts have to be made by Karnataka so that Tamil Nadu can survive as an entity".

Usain Bolt's smiling finish in 100m race has social media in splits

He said he was confident of winning the 200m and 4x100m relay this week. The first gold medal of the day will be decided in the men's triple-jump final, which begins at 4.50pm (UAE time). "That's my focus. If by any chance I fail, of course I'm going to be sad". "I was pretty shocked", Bolt said . 'That's never good. You need time to recover, especially as I'm getting older.

Olympics: Galen Rupp Earns Marathon Bronze On Final Day

Rupp, who trains alongside Britain's Mo Farah, is the first United States marathoner to win the event since 2004 - and the third to win a medal since 1924. Tokyo champion Lilesa looked in the mood to push Kipchoge while Rupp kept pace after the trio dropped Ethiopian Lemi Berhanu just after the halfway point.

Champions League 2016 draw results: Tough but manageable group for Real Madrid

Pot 2: Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Porto, Arsenal, Sevilla, Manchester City . Elsewhere in the draw, holders Real Madrid were drawn with Borussia Dortmund , Sporting Lisbon and Legia Warsaw while last year's beaten finalists Atletico Madrid were pitted against Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven and Rostov.

NCAA expands investigation of Ole Miss to other schools

An Auburn official said the school can not comment on NCAA investigations. The web site cited multiple unnamed sources in reporting that NCAA enforcement staff were on campus at Auburn and Mississippi State and possibly one other SEC West school this summer.

I will accept CAS verdict, says ex-FIFA chief Blatter

The body lowered the suspension of Platini from six to four years in May this year. Whatever the outcome of his own hearing, Blatter insists he will not take the matter further. Sepp Blatter is back in court on Thursday in a final bid for redemption as he seeks to overturn a six-year ban from football following more than a year of scandal.

Olympics-Athletics-South Africa's Semenya takes 800 metres gold

Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui pocketed bronze in a personal best of 1:56.89. Semenya dedicated the medal to her fans, and those who have stood by her in hard times, with the controversy around the fact that she has hyperandrogenism, which is the presence of increased levels of testosterone, and the potential advantage that the condition could provide.

Welterweight Rory MacDonald quits UFC and heads to Bellator

In what may be one of the biggest signings in the promotions history, former UFC Welterweight Title Rory MacDonald is set to sign with Bellator MMA . Enter Bellator-MMA who offered the Canadian a contract and compensation that the UFC would not match. MacDonald's disclosed base salary for that Lawler bout was US$59,000 (had he been victorious, that $59,000 would have doubled with a win bonus).

Conor McGregor defeats Nate Diaz at UFC 202

The previous record was held by Brock Lesnar, who received $2.5 million for his heavyweight encounter against Mark Hunt this past July. The future for Diaz is a little less clear. If you want this trilogy it's on my terms. I don't know. I've got to sit down and see what's next. "I came up to 170, faced the bigger man and overcame my adversity".

Three players to meet with National Football League officials regarding steroid allegations

Harrison doesn't respect the way the situation is being handled, and the NFL Players Association contends there is a lack of evidence because key source Charlie Sly recanted his statements to the media outlet. Harrison initially resisted the idea of submitting to an interview with the commissioner, but has since agreed to meet with investigators at the end of the month.

Rio 2016 | Decathlon: Defending champion Ashton Eaton clinches title again

The unstoppable US track team might feel the same after collecting six more medals Thursday for a total of 24. So when Kerron Clement was running the 400-meter hurdles final as the decathletes were competing in the discus throw, he couldn't hold himself back when his roommate took gold and crumbled to the ground in exhaustion.