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  • Fierce encounter underway in J&K's Sopore, one terrorist killed

    Fierce encounter underway in J&K's Sopore, one terrorist killed

    Troopers of the Army's Rashtriya Rifles unit and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police had surrounded the Reban village on the outskirts of Sopore town after receiving intelligence about a militant hideout. He was earlier affiliated with JeM. "As the security forces tightened the cordon, they were fired at by hiding terrorists after which an encounter has started there", police said.

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  • After slow start, Heisman hopeful Saquon Barkley gets rolling for Penn State

    After slow start, Heisman hopeful Saquon Barkley gets rolling for Penn State

    Penn State's James Franklin didn't just stoke a fire on Saturday, he poured an entire jug of gasoline on it. Marcus Allen thought a lot about his late grandmother in the hours leading up to No. The Panthers also lent a hand on the series by jumping offside on third and seven from the Pitt 15, setting up the scoring throw. "I think it left kind of a bitter taste in everyone's mouth, but you know, last year is last year", senior safety Troy Apke said.

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  • Mississippi State gets ready for road game vs Louisiana Tech

    Mississippi State gets ready for road game vs Louisiana Tech

    The message to Story as he entered the game was simple. And even when it did, things went from good to bad fast - really fast. It also means that MSU's offensive line must be better. MSU dipped into their bench on the next drive with true freshman Kylin Hill carrying it six times for 36 yards and scoring his first career touchdown for a 57-14 advantage at the 3:24 mark of the third quarter.

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  • Ohio State Buckeyes to face off against Oklahoma Sooners

    Ohio State Buckeyes to face off against Oklahoma Sooners

    If you are on the go, you can still watch every down on your cell phone, tablet, PC or any other handheld device by downloading the WatchESPN app. Las Vegas oddsmakers have the Buckeyes listed as 7.5 point favorites with 63 set as the over/under total point number.

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  • Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson out for rest of season

    He injured his shoulder Friday in Milwaukee's 2-0 win Friday in Chicago. Nelson threw four-hit ball over five innings. A day after producing just enough offense to knock the Cubs off to begin the pivotal three-game series, the Brewers exploded with plenty more Saturday to cut into the Chicago's lead in the National League Central even more.

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  • UFC 215: Nunes vs

    UFC 215: Nunes vs

    Ray Borg at Saturday's UFC 215 event in Edmonton. According to the UFC , Borg is suffering from a viral illness that has left him unable to compete. On Sept. 27, 2014, Nunes looked to be on the verge of earning a world title shot, as she put it on Cat Zingano and almost stopped her at UFC 178.

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  • West Indies cricket team's Shai Hope tipped as future 'great'

    West Indies cricket team's Shai Hope tipped as future 'great'

    Former England captain Nasser Hussain suggested during the second Test that West Indies had begun to falter in the match due to the increased demands of Test cricket compared to Twenty20. As for playing a Test at Lord's, a career highlight for any cricketer, Holder said: "It's just another cricket game, albeit here at "the home of cricket".

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  • Upsets and Injuries Leave the US Open Men's Bracket Wide Open

    Upsets and Injuries Leave the US Open Men's Bracket Wide Open

    Sloane Stephens will be another familiar face to the American audience, and the 24-year-old Florida native will meet Australia's Ashleigh Barty as she looks to reach the U.S. Garbine Muguruza will have her eyes set on the U.S. Open crown in NY after seeing some of the women's favourites drop out early, and she will face Magdalena Rybarikova for a fourth-round spot on Friday.

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  • Andrew Luck Activated From PUP List; On Active Roster To Begin Season

    Andrew Luck Activated From PUP List; On Active Roster To Begin Season

    Brissett, depending on how quickly he picks up offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski's offense, should push Tolzien and Stephen Morris for snaps until Luck returns. Luck has been on PUP since the start of training camp July 29, and the team had been consistent by indicating he would be taken off PUP by the end of the preseason.

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  • Lopez doubles up at the Vuelta a España, Froome extends lead

    Lopez doubles up at the Vuelta a España, Froome extends lead

    Lopez, riding for Astana, arrived alone at the 2,510 metres summit of the Alto Hoya de la Mora after overtaking Briton Adam Yates in the final kilometres. Just before the second rest day on Monday, this short stage (129,4 km) will see the riders climb two passes of 1st category before the final ascent.

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  • Hamilton takes pole for record 69th time

    Hamilton takes pole for record 69th time

    The 32-year-old, seeking his fourth world title, made a flawless start from his pole position to lead his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas home. But Vettel will start sixth because of grid penalties for Verstappen and team-mate Daniel Ricciardo , who was third. "It was a hard day, a hard start", said Vettel.

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  • Anastasija Sevastova Knocks Out Maria Sharapova from US Open

    Anastasija Sevastova Knocks Out Maria Sharapova from US Open

    Vithun: Since Sharapova's return from shoulder surgery in 2009, the 4th round has been the outcome of the majority of her Grand Slams - she has exited at this stage at least twice as much as in any other round during this period. Next for Williams will be a showdown against No. 13 Petra Kvitova , a two-time Wimbledon victor, who eliminated reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Sunday night.

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  • Ruud van Nistelrooy hails Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku

    Ruud van Nistelrooy hails Manchester United and Romelu Lukaku

    Van Nistelrooy, a striking great for United between 2001 and 2006, has been an interested observer of Lukaku since he signed for an initial fee of around £75million from Everton in July. 'Obviously in the cups United did well. Sadio Mane (three goals) and Mohamed Salah (two goals plus one assist), who were both impressive in Liverpool' last outing against Arsenal, are the Reds - one of seven teams now unbeaten - representatives.

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  • Wenger: I almost quit Arsenal for 'personal reasons'

    Wenger: I almost quit Arsenal for 'personal reasons'

    Back-to-back away defeats at the hands of Stoke City and Liverpool before the worldwide break has left Arsene Wenger's side with three points and a -4 goal difference after three games of the new campaign. "If Arsenal are to achieve anything this season, then the motivation must come back into the team". It was only in the final hours of the summer window that they rekindled their interest and finally agreed a deal with Monaco, only for the player to inform them that he was not willing ...

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  • Southgate tips Kane for the top

    Southgate tips Kane for the top

    Kane belied his August goal drought with Tottenham Hotspur to score twice as England won 4-0 against Malta on Friday, taking his tally to five goals in his last three global appearances. Kane broke the deadlock from Spurs team-mate Dele Alli's pass in the 53rd minute, but it was not until the last five minutes that England ran away with the game through goals from Ryan Bertrand, Danny Welbeck and Kane's second.

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  • Gareth Southgate: 'England did a professional job'

    Gareth Southgate: 'England did a professional job'

    Gareth Southgate tried to assuage fans' disappointment at England's lacklustre performance in a flattering 4-0 win over minnows Malta in their 2018 World Cup qualifier saying it was nothing new. Over 70 per cent of the possession. Ryan Giggs says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Raheem Sterling need more "discipline" if they are to play as wingers.

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  • Moreland leads Red Sox over Blue Jays

    Moreland leads Red Sox over Blue Jays

    On Thursday, the lefty fielded the bunt from former Yankee Eduardo Nunez , but the throw to first forced Greg Bird off the bag for an error . Sabathia, who has had multiple knee surgeries, felt the move was disrespectful, because it jeopardized his health.

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  • Tottenham complete major signing on deadline day

    Tottenham complete major signing on deadline day

    Everton are expressing their interest in Batshuayi with Swansea City reportedly putting him on the list of possible alternatives to Fernando Llorente should he head to the champions. Antonio Conte worked with the Spanish striker at Juventus and now wants to bolster his choices in attack with Llorente before deadline day. Llorente is the second player to join Tottenham on deadline day, with Serge Aurier joining earlier.

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