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Patrick Mahomes ready for injury return as Kansas City Chiefs visit Tennessee

The reigning NFL MVP is expected to return for Sundays game against the Titans, just over two weeks after his season was jeopardized Patrick Mahomes will start for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, just over two weeks after the quarterbacks season was jeopardized by a dislocated kneecap. Mahomes never missed a practice after there was no structural damage, and it became a waiting game to see when Mahomes would return. He practiced on a limited basis the first week before being ruled out against Green…

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I will not change: Liverpools Sadio Man unrepentant about diving

Sadio Man has acknowledged Pep Guardiolas claim that he is a diver means the spotlight will be on him against Manchester City Sadio Man has acknowledged Pep Guardiolas claim that he is a diver means the spotlight will be on him in Liverpools top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester City on Sunday but admitted he would dive again if it resulted in a penalty being awarded. The Senegal forward was accused of sometimes diving by the City manager after Liverpools being fixated on his team. Guardiola has since 94th-minute winner against Leicester,…

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Carli Lloyd says she hit ‘rock bottom’ during last World Cup cycle

Carli Lloyd won her second World Cup with the US this summer but its safe to say she did not enjoy the experience as much as her teammates Carli Lloyd was relegated to a role off the bench this time around, and had to play as a forward rather than in her preferred position as an attacking midfielder. Lloyd appeared on ESPNs has been linked to a move to the NFL as a kicker, but she said that her main focus is playing in next years Olympics. The US are…

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These three women are young. They’re powerful. And they just made history

(CNN)Simone Biles. Coco Gauff. Brigid Kosgei. Simone Biles just earned more medals than any gymnast — ever As an Olympic champion, Biles is already ranked among the best of the best in gymnastics. Her record-breaking 24th medal win at the world championships on Sunday solidified her GOAT status, making her the most decorated gymnast of all time, male or female. Biles surpassed the record held by Belarusian Vitaly Scherbo, who had a career total of 23 medals in world championships. But she didn’t stop at 24. Biles went on to…

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Andy Murray set to play in Australian Open, says tournament director

Andy Murray is expected to compete in the 2020 Australian Open, according to its tournament director, Craig Tiley Andy Murray is expected to compete in the 2020 Australian Open, according to its tournament director, Craig Tiley. The former world No 1 had career-saving hip surgery earlier this year and continued his good progress by he may have to retire due to the pain he felt every time he played. But after he underwent a procedure to resurface his hip joint in January, the two-time Wimbledon champion could be involved in…

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Rugby World Cup: Bonus-point win keeps host Japan on course for quarterfinals

(CNN)Host Japan withstood a resolute challenge from Samoa to secure a crucial bonus-point victory in a 38-19 victory in their Rugby World Cup Pool A match at the City of Toyota Stadium Saturday. Taefu, who scored all Samoa’s points, kept his side in it at 16-9 down at the half with his third penalty and a further successful kick after the break saw the deficit reduced to just three points. Kazuki Himeno’s try for Japan, converted by Tamura, gave the host breathing space again until Taefu finished off a clever…

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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce crowned the fastest woman in the world … not that many fans saw it

(CNN)Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce further staked her claim as one of the greatest female sprinters of all time by storming to victory in the women’s 100 meters final at the World Championships in Doha. “It’s a wonderful feeling having my son witnessing this.” READ: World Athletics Championships — Coleman storms to 100m goldREAD: Women’s marathon to go ahead at World Championships despite heat fears ‘I got my unicorns’ Much like Usain Bolt had dominated the world of men’s sprinting, his compatriot has been the woman to beat for years — her first…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjr defends United players and rues missed big chances

Manchester Uniteds Ole Gunnar Solskjr said there was nothing wrong with his players attitude and desire after his sides 2-0 defeat at West Ham Ole Gunnar Solskjr refused to criticise his Manchester United players in public after their insipid defeat at West Ham, insisting that the collective attitude was right and only the quality of their decision-making let them down. Goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Aaron Cresswell consigned Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/sep/22/ole-gunnar-solskjaer-manchester-united-west-ham

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PGA Championship: Matt Wallace takes first-day lead as Rory McIlroy struggles

The Englishman Matt Wallace shot a 65 and is one ahead of Henrik Stenson while Rory McIlroy is in danger of missing the cut after errors late in his round The BMW PGA Championship has been good to English golfers since the arrival of the current sponsors in 2005. David Howell, Paul Casey, Simon Khan, Luke Donald twice and Chris Wood have all prevailed at Wentworth. Matt Wallaces 65 to open this staging of the European Tours flagship event demonstrated a willingness to keep a red and white flag at…

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Raiders WR Antonio Brown not practicing, general manager Mike Mayock says

(CNN)Antonio Brown finally has a helmet, but it appears his troubles are not over. Brown took to Instagram Wednesday, posting a letter purportedly from Mayock informing him he has been fined close to $54,000 by the team for missing time during preseason training camp. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, who cited sources familiar with the situation, Mayock was frustrated Brown posted the letter. Rapoport also reported that the two got into a heated exchange on the practice field, which was witnessed by other players. According to Rapoport, things did…

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Nick Kyrgios accuses ATP of being corrupt after US Open win

Nick Kyrgios has accused the ATP of being corrupt in the aftermath of his US Open first-round win over American Steve Johnson at Flushing Meadows Nick Kyrgios has accused the ATP of being corrupt in the aftermath of his US Open first-round win over American Steve Johnson at Flushing Meadows. The tennis firebrand was asked what he thought about being fined a record $US113,000 ($A167,000) for his Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/aug/28/nick-kyrgios-accuses-atp-of-being-corrupt-after-us-open-win

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A Belgian cyclist dies after crashing in the Tour de Poland

(CNN)Tragedy struck the Tour de Poland on Monday, when cyclist Bjorg Lambrecht died after a crash. Lambrecht went pro in 2018 when he joined Lotto-Soudal and was considered up and coming talent in the cycling world. The Tour de Poland is a seven-day race that usually covers between 600 and 700 miles. It’s part of the men’s World Tour for cycling, which also includes the Tour de France. Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/05/us/bjorg-lambrecht-death-trnd/index.html

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‘The sport is at a tipping point’: Inside US horse racings deadly crisis

The future of horse racing in America is at a crossroads amid the headline-grabbing rash of fatalities at Santa Anita Park, yet the consequences of a wholesale ban would be far-reaching Its barely 9.30am at Santa Anita Park racetrack in Los Angeles, but Jennifer Saavedra has been at work for five hours already. Her husband, trainer Anthony, is traveling, and shes charged with overseeing their small five-horse stable. Ill probably get done around six tonight, she says. Long days are a staple of track life like water is to the…

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Does revenue explain the USWNT’s World Cup bonus shortfall?

As the US womens soccer teams wage discrimination lawsuit heads toward mediation, heres everything you need to know about the pressing questions When the Guardian reported the many of the responses to that article centered around one topic: revenue. Revenue, some argue, must explain the difference in bonuses, whether they come from US Soccer or via Fifa. If, the argument goes, womens soccer generates less money than mens then it is natural the bonuses are smaller. Here is a look at whether that argument holds true and everything else you…

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Christen Press’s Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stand for

The USA stars mystifying choice to partner with Barstool, a company antithetical to the USWNTs values of inclusiveness, has allowed her teams identity to be co-opted on its victory lap Since the end of the Womens World Cup, the US womens national team have been celebrating in jubilant and brilliant fashion. They have chanted equal pay! from atop floats at a gender-equity lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation and appeared on a raft of chat shows, lending an unprecedented mainstream platform for their campaign of justice for women in football.…

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