• Sooners with 11 straight wins since last Ohio State matchup
Sooners with 11 straight wins since last Ohio State matchup

Murphy: Nothing in State College feels the same as it did a year ago, when the pitchforks were pointed at James Franklin following a loss to Pitt. The quick emergence of true freshman Chase Hayden (120 yards on 14 carries in his debut) and addition of SC transfer David Williams have given the Razorbacks have three solid runners.

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  • Karolina Pliskova qualified easily for the quarter-finals
Karolina Pliskova qualified easily for the quarter-finals

Should Pliskova reach the final in NY she will retain the world number one ranking, but a first grand slam title would be even greater reward for the 25-year-old. And I'm first seeded, so it's, like, totally different story. With full-on confidence, a No. 22 ranking and "a little bit more variety", as she put it, she heads full-on into a bout wit...

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  • MI upends short-handed Florida: 3 takeaways
MI upends short-handed Florida: 3 takeaways

ET, ABC ) at AT&T Stadium against No. 9 MI. "We just go out and play". However, when in doubt, go with the better coach. Speight's two interceptions put MI in a 17-10 hole, but fifth-year senior John O'Korn came in and led a drive that cut that deficit to 17-13 by halftime.

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  • Petra Kvitova stuns Garbine Muguruza to set up Venus Williams quarter-final
Petra Kvitova stuns Garbine Muguruza to set up Venus Williams quarter-final

In the second set, Muguruza responded perfectly by breaking Kvitova in the opening game - but the lead did not last long as the world number 14 broke back. Neither of them has been great in NY, with Kvitova reaching the quarterfinals once, and this being Muguruza's first 4th Round. "I'll keep on eye now on the scores, but that's it".

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  • Lopez shows grit to win mountain stage as Froome extends Vuelta lead
Lopez shows grit to win mountain stage as Froome extends Vuelta lead

Bora-Hansgrohe rider Majka was undaunted by the prospect of attacking the highest-category climb up the Sierra de la Pandera and broke clear in magnificent fashion to secure triumph. I had good legs and Patrick Konrad did a really good job with me in the break. I think it was the right decision, we've kept the energy for the stage tomorrow [Sunday]...

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  • Horror stat for Man United after they beat Leicester
Horror stat for Man United after they beat Leicester

Man United coach Jose Mourinho has hailed the quality and decisiveness of his substitutes following Saturday's 2-0 win over Leicester City . After all, heading to the global break with three wins in equal number of matches is a great way to start the year.

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  • Jordan Scarlett, Rick Wells suspended from all team activities
Jordan Scarlett, Rick Wells suspended from all team activities

As if that wasn't damaging enough to their chances on Saturday, Wednesday they announced the suspension of leading rusher Jordan Scarlett as well as another wide receiver on the roster in Rick Wells . The Gators now have 10 players suspended for their season opener with MI on Saturday. He tops Florida's running back depth chart, with Lamical Pe...

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  • World number two Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury
World number two Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury

Tried resting, rehabbing, to get myself ready here. On the men's side, the real competition comes out to play on Tuesday as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal take to the court for the first time in this tournament. 'I think it should be a good tournament and I hope to be a part of it in the second week'. After making the quarters in Toronto, s...

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  • Celtics, Cavs still expected to complete Kyrie Irving trade
Celtics, Cavs still expected to complete Kyrie Irving trade

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported on Friday night that Thomas had his physical earlier in the day and that the Cavs are " weighing their options ". This season could be (will be?) LeBron James's past year in Cleveland and thus Thomas's health for the 2017-18 season becomes paramount. PAUL GEORGE: After George indicated he planned to ...

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  • Manchester United vs. Leicester: Highlights and recap
Manchester United vs. Leicester: Highlights and recap

Therefore at half-time, the teams were deadlocked with both managers wanting more from their players in the second half in order to find the all important breakthrough in the game. "We tried, our finishing was not good, but we are there". Leicester produced an excellent display at Arsenal on the opening day of the season and were unfortun...

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  • Punishments handed down for Yankees-Tigers brawl
Punishments handed down for Yankees-Tigers brawl

Cabrera and Romine were ejected from the game. The New York Yankees battle the Detroit Tigers in an MLB baseball tilt on Wednesday. All four players said they were appealing and remain eligible until the process is complete. "If you can't see that Fulmer clearly hit Sanchez on objective, there's something wrong", Girardi said. "I know they ne...

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  • Moment of truth as Mayweather-McGregor looms
Moment of truth as Mayweather-McGregor looms

The brash, charismatic Irishman, also known as "Mystic Mac" for accurately predicting the outcome of his fights, has gazed into his crystal ball and says he will knock out the 40-year-old American inside two rounds of the scheduled 12-round bout.

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  • If Ben McAdoo is anxious about Beckham, he refuses to show it
If Ben McAdoo is anxious about Beckham, he refuses to show it

McAdoo did, though, make it a point to say that his words in that regard are carefully chosen. Beckham was then allowed to return to the sideline for the second half with only a light wrap on the ankle. Q: Do you have an update on Odell's condition? . If Odell Beckham misses significant time, the Giants' offense is in big trouble. "If he was s...

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  • Arsenal superstar Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Arsene Wenger he wants to leave
Arsenal superstar Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Arsene Wenger he wants to leave

I have only one target, to keep everyone on board. "I want him to stay at the club and be one of the big players of the future". Oxlade-Chamberlain is out of contract at the end of this season and Arsenal are reluctant to let him leave on a free transfer.

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  • The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs
The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs

The British contingent find out their fate for the UEFA Champions League group stages when the draw is made live on BT Sport on Thursday 24 August. Pot 2: Barcelona, Manchester United , Manchester City , PSG , Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Porto .

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  • Lutsenko wins Vuelta's fifth stage, Froome adds to lead
Lutsenko wins Vuelta's fifth stage, Froome adds to lead

Contador remained over three minutes behind. The day's climbing points went to Stephane Rossetto (Cofidis), while his long-time leading partner Diego Rubio (Caja Rural) was the first man across the line in the intermediate sprint. Froome signalled his intention by staying near the front of the peloton on the approach to the finish in Tarragona an...

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  • BMW M5 Officially Arrives with 600 HP and AWD
BMW M5 Officially Arrives with 600 HP and AWD

Naturally with this much power, all four wheels are engaged with BMW's new M xDrive. First out the gate will be the 2018 BMW M5 First Edition, with just 50 of the 400 total cars headed to the US. A new M shifter will debut on the M5, along with new shift paddles. Also new is the rear diffuser. Visually, the 2018 M5 is as expected - it's essen...

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  • Barca 'not afraid' as attacks overshadow La Liga start
Barca 'not afraid' as attacks overshadow La Liga start

On the other side, the defending champions, Real Madrid also emerged victorious against Deportivo La Coruna with a score that stood at 3-0. Another summer signing, former Montpellier midfielder Ryad Boudebouz, is still building up his fitness and is unlikely to play a part at Camp Nou.

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  • Fans react to AP Top 25 preseason poll on Twitter
Fans react to AP Top 25 preseason poll on Twitter

Other Big 12 programs joining the Wildcats in the 2017 Preseason AP Top 25 were Oklahoma (7th), Oklahoma State (10th), West Virginia (22nd) and Texas (23rd). Ohio State was No. 2, edging No. 3 Florida State and preventing the first 1 vs. 2 opening game since the preseason poll began in 1950. The Cowboys started at No.

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  • Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos prefers Premier League referees to La Liga
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos prefers Premier League referees to La Liga

Both clubs pushing forward for goals, with Deportivo coming close again in the 59th minute, Florin Andone being denied again. Explaining the first incident with Schar, which occurred when Deportivo's Zakaria Bakkali player was injured on the floor, Ramos added: "We didn't kick the ball out because they didn't do it [earlier in the game]".

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