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Sports Wood helps United States salvage tie in Honduras
Author: 0 Wood helps United States salvage tie in Honduras

The U.S.is one of six teams in CONCACAF Final Round Qualifying. Two games remain for the U.S.: October 6 vs. Panama in Orlando, Fla.; and October 10 at Trinidad and Tobago . Bruce Arena summed it up accurately in his post-game press conference when he said that Costa Rica outplayed and outcoached the US. USA striker Jordan Morris , left, and Henry Figueroa of Honduras .

Sports Alabama and Miami to play in 2021 kickoff game
Author: 0 Alabama and Miami to play in 2021 kickoff game

After Florida State's loss to Alabama on Saturday, the ACC is just 1-9 in those games. Winning the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta , Ga., is nothing new for Nick Saban and Alabama football. "We are excited to kick off the 2021 season against Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game", Miami head coach Mark Richt said. Details, including the exact date and kickoff time, will be announced later.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott's Six-Game Suspension Upheld by Arbitrator
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott's Six-Game Suspension Upheld by Arbitrator

Elliott appealed the suspension last week in a meeting with arbitrator Harold Henderson in NY and his ruling could come at any time. If denied, Elliott would begin serving his suspension with the Dallas Cowboys' game against the Denver Broncos in Week 2, on September 17.

Sports Karolina Pliskova qualified easily for the quarter-finals
Author: 0 Karolina Pliskova qualified easily for the quarter-finals

It's Vandeweghe's first US Open quarterfinal, and second at a Slam this year after the Australian Open semifinals. Different match or opposite matches what I had so far this tournament, so it was not many girls which are playing that fast and with that serve and that speed.

Sports Coleman never doubted Woodburn's loyalty to Wales
Author: 0 Coleman never doubted Woodburn's loyalty to Wales

Wales have provided some of the greats of British football down the years, with Mark Hughes, Ryan Giggs and Gareth Bale all doing sterling service for their country. We're a couple of days removed from Ben Woodburn announcing himself to global in stunning fashion, but people have picked up on something freakish about the goal the Liverpool youngster served up against Austria on Saturday.

Sports Frampton floored by Bruce Willis defensive tactics at McGregor Vegas fight
Author: 0 Frampton floored by Bruce Willis defensive tactics at McGregor Vegas fight

Mayweather ate a lot of punches in the first round, which is rare because of his defensive style but after the third round Mayweather started showing his champion-style, by showing his ability to dodge and weave. It's likely this clip will only boost McGregor's popularity, which increased after his humble and honest post-fight press conference . McGregor's fight, which has reportedly made him over $100 million richer, ended in the 10th round after a barrage of punches rendered him useless.

Sports Vandersay, Shanaka named in revised Lanka T20 squad
Author: 0 Vandersay, Shanaka named in revised Lanka T20 squad

Batsmen Ajinkya Rahane , Kedar Jadhav and Lokesh Rahul will add depth to the India batting line-up. Bumrah then had Tharanga caught behind in the 10 over and Sri Lanka were again looking down the barrel. Any chance of a Sri Lanka comeback was put off by another 109 run stand between Kohli and Kedar Jadhav (63). Such has been his rise in India's limited-overs cricket that it is no surprise he took only five games to jump 27 spots to be ranked the No.

Sports UCLA wins 45-44 stunner over Texas A&M
Author: 0 UCLA wins 45-44 stunner over Texas A&M

Rosen was 9-of-23 for 114 yards in the first half. The pass went right through Capers-Smith hands and into the outstretched arms of Andrews for a 42-yard touchdown, as UCLA trimmed its deficit to 44-31. Starkel returned to the sideline on crutches with his foot in a walking boot. "We're not used to this heat", said James Tinker, class of 1998, who lives in Seal Beach, California.

Sports The legend of Josh Rosen lives on in Texas A&M win
Author: 0 The legend of Josh Rosen lives on in Texas A&M win

The first half was all Aggies. Rosen and company were trailing 44-10 at one point in the third, before the Bruins rattled off an incredible 35 straight points to get the 45-44 win. After the Bruins took a 3-0 lead to begin the game , Texas A&M went on a tear ending the first quarter 17-3. Rosen was resplendent, completing 28 of his 35 passing attempts for 351 yards and three touchdowns and causing National Football League front office types around the country to begin counting down ...

Sports Wayne Rooney insists Romelu Lukaku is 'perfect' for Man Utd
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney insists Romelu Lukaku is 'perfect' for Man Utd

The Belgium global has made a quick start to life at Old Trafford, scoring three goals in his opening three Premier League games, and ex-United striker Rooney says he is the ideal man to lead the line for Jose Mourinho's side. Rooney, who left Old Trafford over the summer to return to boyhood club Everton , is backing Manchester United to enjoy a successful season under Jose Mourinho.

Sports Hamlin Victorious as Truex Claims Regular Season Championship
Author: 0 Hamlin Victorious as Truex Claims Regular Season Championship

What... is the takeaway from this race? Part of the mystique is due to the retro throwback marketing, but there's more to this cake than just the icing. Where... did the pole-sitter end up? Kyle Larson , who led 124 laps in the first 200 of the race , had to make two stops during the yellow as the result of a tire rub.

Sports Michigan Wolverines rally past Florida Gators in opener
Author: 0 Michigan Wolverines rally past Florida Gators in opener

It's just whatever hand you're dealt, you go play it. MI built a 10-3 lead - the Wolverines settled for a 25-yarder from Nordin after officials threw a flag on a touchdown catch by Kekoa Crawford (ineligible receiver downfield) - in the first quarter.

Sports Williams, Kvitova to lock horns in US Open quarters
Author: 0 Williams, Kvitova to lock horns in US Open quarters

In an Open where so many women players are in comeback mode, nothing is as harrowing or heartwarming as Petra Kvitova's return to tennis this spring. "It will be a great match for me to step on Ashe again probably and play there". By advancing to the Round of 16, Muguruza remains the front-runner for the No.1 ranking, having accumulated 6,030 points.

Sports WVU falls to Virginia Tech 31-24
Author: 0 WVU falls to Virginia Tech 31-24

Virginia Tech: The Hokies are going with a committee of running backs and 190-pound sophomore Deshawn McClease made a case to be in the mix along with Steve Peoples and Travon McMillian . A tiresome first half that finished with the Hokies holding a 10-7 lead on a Jackson touchdown run in the final minutes ramped up quickly in the second half.

Sports Su'a Cravens pondering retirement
Author: 0 Su'a Cravens pondering retirement

Schefter reports the team will let Cravens spend some time away from the game to sort through whatever issues led him to consider retirement. Cravens reportedly had to be talked out of retirement by team officials while his teammates took the field for morning practice on September 3.

Author: 0 Seminoles lose Francois for the season

Francois had one touchdown pass and two interceptions during the game. After being examined on the sideline, Francois was carted into the locker room for further testing. Francois' absence, if it's for any extended period of time, would be a huge problem for Florida State. Freshman running back Cam Akers offered a few glimpses of what's to come, and it looks very, very good.

Sports Mikie Mahtook lends a helping hand to a Jose Ramirez home run
Author: 0 Mikie Mahtook lends a helping hand to a Jose Ramirez home run

The ball traveled an estimated 361 feet, per Statcast's calculations, but needed an extra push to clear the fence in left field. There to lend a helping hand? The ball bounced up and Mikie Mahtook tried to bat it back in play. Recalled from Triple-A on Friday, Fried (1-0) gave up a run and four hits in five innings. In the four games, they drew three walks, two of them Sunday.

Sports Gov. Malloy thanks Red Cross volunteers for Hurricane Harvey relief
Author: 0 Gov. Malloy thanks Red Cross volunteers for Hurricane Harvey relief

For more information about how you can help, go to www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey . Tens of thousands of people are escaping the devastation in hundreds of Red Cross and community shelters, many having lost everything except what they could carry as they fled their flooded neighborhoods.