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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero charged with violent conduct by FA

Manchester City look set to be without top scorer Sergio Aguero for the hotly anticipated derby with Manchester United after he was charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. "Each panel member will review the video footage independently of one another to determine whether they consider it a sending-off offence". 'For retrospective action to be taken, and an FA charge to follow, the decision of the panel must be unanimous'. Read More »

Dempsey out for Timbers match, has irregular heartbeat

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This season, Dempsey has amassed eight goals in 17 games with Seattle, including a hat trick against Orlando City on August 7. Portland scored four goals in the first half then held on to snap the Sounders' five-game unbeaten streak. Dempsey is undergoing evaluations for an irregular heartbeat . The USA plays at St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Sept. 2 and hosts Trinidad & Tobago in Jacksonville Sept. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Won A Gold Medal At The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics!

Durant scored 30 points, even after sitting most of the fourth quarter, to star in the Americans' decisive 96-66 victory over Serbia. But all that was forgotten as the Mike Krzyzewski-coached team completed the U.S. They weren't the Dream Team, or even the Redeem Team - not even close. This forced the U.S.to bring players here who wouldn't have been considered otherwise. Read More »

Magnussen escapes serious injury in heavy crash

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Magnussen's crash prompted a temporary halt to the race as marshals worked to fix tyre barriers damaged in the impact. But Renault must quickly decide whether he is fit enough to race at Monza, because replacing Magnussen could prove a headache. Read More »

Barrel bombs kill 15 in Aleppo

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The local Shabha Press news agency said 23 people were killed in Saturday's attack, and published photos showing several of the dead, including a man who appeared to have been riding a motorbike at the time of the strike. In a series of tweets, residents are seen carrying their belongings along the streets of the heavily damaged town, which has faced food and water shortages. Read More »

Ronaldo crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe

Ronaldo is on a three-man shortlist for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award , along with Madrid colleague Gareth Bale and Griezmann, with the victor due to be announced on Thursday. Ronaldo was a bit more cordial towards his rival as he was quoted in his acceptance speech saying, "Of course, I feel happy because it was an unbelievable season". Read More »

Ubisoft delays upcoming DLC for 'The Division' in order to tackle bugs

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Massive Entertainment, developers of Tom Clancy's The Division, has opened its doors by asking fans to come and help out in the game's upcoming patch. Quality of life additions based on community suggestions (such as weapon skins no longer taking inventory space). The news was delivered via an update on the official The Division website , with Ubisoft admitting it has been forced to make "several adjustments" to its development schedule. Read More »

Rio police file charges against USA swimmer Ryan Lochte

It is also being sent to the International Olympic Committee. And although jail time is a possible penalty for the charge, it's a fair bet Lochte won't have to go back to Rio against his wishes. The charge relates to a claim he made that he and three team-mates had been robbed during the Rio Olympics. Lochte also stated the gun was pointed at his forehead. Read More »

Texas teacher decides to do away with homework

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There will be no formally assigned homework this year. "If the parent has monitored homework and it is still taking the kid an hour, the best thing for the parent to do is talk to the teacher and ask, 'What can we do to make this better?'" Young, whose note was posted online by a parent, wrote that research has not proven that homework improves student performance. Read More »

Jamaica Strikes First in Race for World's Fastest Woman at Rio

And Bolt will be aiming to take his first medal in the 100m, to start off an unprecedented "triple triple". Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was seeking a third successive Olympic title over the most glamorous sprint distance, but had to settle for third as Thompson won comfortably in a time of 10.71 seconds, a hundredth outside her world-leading time in 2016. Read More »

Clemson ranked #2 in AP preseason poll

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Ole Miss loses several of its top contributors from last season, including offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil, receiver Laquon Treadwell and defensive end Robert Nkemdiche, who all were selected in the first round of this year's National Football League draft. Read More »

Pep: Hart may feature against Steaua

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Those plans have already seen goalkeeper Joe Hart dropped to the bench, with Willy Caballero preferred and speculation mounting that the England global could seek a move away from Etihad Stadium . I am learning from him as well, it's not any pressure for me to play. "We were clear, him with me and I with him and we spoke about our football". "I work with them like there is no end". Read More »

Pak's Punjab assembly adopts resolution against Modi's remarks

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The Pakistan police on Monday registered five cases against three Baloch leaders for allegedly supporting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statements on Balochistan. "The world should be told about the Modi government's interference in Pakistan's affairs", the resolution said. But the Indian effort to internationalise the situation in Balochistan received support from the Bangladeshi government and former Afghan president Hamid Karzai. Read More »

Federer plans January return in Australia

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Federer and Nadal announced they were committing to compete for the European side in next year's event to be staged at the 02 arena in Prague from September 22-24. Nadal completes a clean sweep of tennis's big four to step out at Pat Rafter Arena, with Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all having competed at previous editions. Read More »

Omnium glory gives Laura Trott historic fourth gold

Great Britain also claimed silver and bronze for the women's sprint , falling short of gold to Kristina Vogel of Germany. In a race that was controversially restarted twice without disqualifying any riders, Kenny ultimately had too much pace down the final stretch, recovering from a slow start to finish just clear. Read More »

Andy Murray relishing chance to rest after 22-match winning streak ends

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Seven finals in a row, winning Wimbledon again, and the Olympics. Cilic's two wins over Murray came in the 2014 Rotterdam Open and 2009 US Open. Raonic was broken to start, and although he tried to retaliate against Murray a couple of times, he could not find his breakthrough, as Murray broke him to take the first set. Read More »

New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz returns to practice

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For the first time in a few minutes, it feels like that's a possibility. That's an understatement. A knee injury cost him the final 10 games of the 2014 season, and he missed the entire 2015 season with a calf injury. Cruz hasn't played in an National Football League game since October 12, 2014. "We're going to put him back out there and let him work back into it". Read More »

Patched-up West Ham christen new home with narrow Bournemouth triumph

Michail Antonio headed home on 84 minutes from close range after latching on to a Gokhan Tore cross from the left hand side. For all West Ham's effort, they didn't look like breaking through until Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter was sent off for a second booking in the 77th minute after chopping down Cheikhou Kouyate. Read More »

Phelps, Lochte face off in individual medley finals

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Often swimming neck and neck all the way to the finish in events, Lochte and Phelps reserve their friendship for land but maintain a fierce rivalry in the water. It was Lochte first at the wall, ahead of World Record pace by.04 seconds with Phelps and Pereira dead even with him, just one-hundredth of a second behind. Read More »

Gwen Jorgensen Becomes First US Woman To Win Triathlon At Olympics

Jorgensen won the gold after coming in on top for the women's individual triathlon event on Saturday morning. The head to head between the reigning world champion and defending Olympic champion made for incredible theater. The 30-year-old American credited her part-time training regime since 2012 with Australian coach Jamie Turner and the Wollongong Wizards for sharpening her form. Read More »

Report says Patriots RB Dion Lewis needs another knee surgery

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The Patriots have also been without second-year guard Tre' Jackson (on the physically unable to perform list), and veteran guard Jonathan Cooper, who suffered a foot injury early in training camp and has not been spotted at practice since. The past few seasons have been tumultuous injury-wise for New England Patriots right tackle Sebastian Vollmer , and that notion remains unchanged heading into the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Australia lose bronze medal game in a heartbreaker against Spain

National Basketball Association star Pau Gasol scored 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to power Spain over Australia 89-88 in a thriller that went down to the final possession. 21, 2016. The match had become the Gasol and Mills show with the soon-to-be National Basketball Association teammates going basket-for-basket as the Spaniard moved to 25 and Mills to 23 by the end of the third quarter as the team in red held a 67-64 lead with 10 minutes remaining. Read More »

Taekwondo grudge match in Rio off after surprising loss

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Lutalo Muhammad described the "horrible moment" when his Olympic gold medal dream was dashed in the final second of a dramatic men's -80kg taekwondo final at the Rio Olympic Park on Friday. In London 2012 he crashed out in his first fight, only disclosing later that his preparations had been hampered by a broken foot. 'I'm so distraught , ' he said after the loss. Read More »

Team USA women cruise to gold medal victory

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Spain, meanwhile, simply suffered the misfortune of facing the USA a round earlier than usual. Jordan set a U.S. Olympic record by grabbing 16 rebounds against Pau Gasol and the Spanish frontcourt. Kevin Durant (14 points on 6-for-13 shooting) and Kyrie Irving (13 points on 5-for-9) were held in check. "We're playing for a goal, that's what is more exciting about it". Read More »

Rio 2016: Cheruiyot stuns Ayana to take 5000m gold

Kenya's Hellen Onsando Obiri (R, silver medal) and Kenya's Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot ( gold medal) pose during the podium ceremony for the Women's 5000m during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 19, 2016. Read More »

South Africa vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 2

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Boult came back after lunch and made another crucial breakthrough when he had top-scorer Hashim Amla caught behind for 53. But there was no such luck for Guptill, who misread a Steyn in-swinger and was trapped plumb lbw for seven. New Zealand needed 10 overs to claim the final two wickets they needed to wrap up the Proteas' first innings for 263. New Zealand pace bowler Neil Wagner had earlier taken three wickets for 47 to drop his average below 30 for the first time in 22 tests. Read More »

Astra 1 West Ham 1: Noble penalty not enough

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When you look at the way in which they treated the Europa League qualifying rounds last summer - playing youngsters and fringe players - it's no surprise Slaven Bilic's men ended up crashing out in the third qualifying round. Bilic added: "They have many internationals, although they sold a few players". The Hammers drew 2-2 in the first leg last season, after being 2-0 up, before losing in Romania to Astra 2-1 a week later. Read More »