Month: August 2018

Aug 31, 2018 Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will be honored by the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters with the Mr. Fitz Award. The Hall of Fame rider will receive the award, named for longtime trainer “Sunny Jim” Fitzsimmons, for typifying the spirit of racing at the group’s 59th annual
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Aug 28, 2018 Mitchell Lamb Looking for some midweek form? tab.com.au bring you the best bets across Australia for Wednesday’s racing. WEDNESDAY’S BEST Canterbury Race 7 No.3 Tarabai (Kerrin McEvoy) – $4.60 Tarabai’s a mare I’ve certainly got some time for, and her lone three-year-old campaign proved she was a galloper with decent ability and
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3:04 PM BST Ulster have reached an agreement with Scottish Rugby for Dan McFarland to begin as their head coach from Monday after he was released from his contract. The Scotland forwards coach had been obliged to stay in his post for a nine-month notice period despite signing with Ulster in April. But the two
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3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Durham 75 for 0 (Lees 53*) trail Glamorgan154 by 79 runsScorecard After they were dismissed for 88 and 85 in their previous championship game at Hove, Glamorgan’s batting woes continued at Sophia Gardens on the opening day of their game against Durham. They were dismissed for 154 from 49
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3:00 AM ET ECB Reporters Network Nottinghamshire 39 for 4 (Edwards 3-9) trail Hampshire 277 (Vince 74, Dawson 72, Abbott 60*) by 238 runsScorecard Fidel Edwards produced a blistering evening six-over spell of 3 for 9 to complete an action-packed first day of Hampshire’s Specsavers County Championship fixture with Nottinghamshire. Nottinghamshire were forced to negotiate
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2:04 PM ET ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron is seeking a second opinion on his injured right shoulder after initial tests were “not totally conclusive,” coach Sean McDermott said Sunday. The Buffalo News previously reported McCarron suffered a hairline fracture in his collarbone during Friday’s preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.
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1:27 PM ET Paul Waring won his first European Tour title at the 200th attempt by defeating Thomas Aiken in a play-off to secure the Nordea Masters title. The two players were inseparable after 72 holes, both hitting final rounds of 68 to finish joint leaders on 14 under and force deciding holes. Waring kept
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12:13 PM BST New Argentina coach Mario Ledesma labelled South Africa’s pack the most physical in world rugby and said the Pumas must figure out a way to stop them when the two countries meet again in the Rugby Championship in Mendoza on Saturday. Ledesma’s first match in charge of Argentina saw them beaten 34-21
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Pep Guardiola insisted Benjamin Mendy is important for Manchester City’s locker room, but believes the defender must remain focused. MANCHESTER — Pep Guardiola agreed with Jose Mourinho’s comments that “money can’t buy class” but insisted the recent Manchester City documentary was not intended to be disrespectful. Jose Mourinho accused the Premier League champions of “lacking
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8:55 PM ET Associated Press ENDICOTT, N.Y. — Michael Bradley shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a 2-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions’ Dick’s Sporting Goods Open. The 52-year-old Bradley had five birdies and a bogey in the rain-delayed round to reach 11-under 133 at En-Joie Golf Club.
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9:24 AM ET Tyson Fury’s promoter Frank Warren says his fight with Deontay Wilder will take place in either November or December. The Manchester-born fighter set up a bout with the American for the WBC world heavyweight title by defeating Italy’s Francesco Pianeta in Belfast Saturday. The pair traded barbs in the ring after Fury
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8:24 AM ET The Kansas City Chiefs are set to sign CB Orlando Scandrick, a league source tells ESPN’s Field Yates. Cornerback Orlando Scandrick, who signed with the Redskins as a free agent in March and had worked as a starter in training camp, was released by the team Tuesday. Scandrick was released Tuesday by
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