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Tournament directors for RBC Canadian Open changed midway through event

The spokesperson clarified that McLaughlin had left Glen Abbey Golf Club and would not be acting in his current role for the weekend. No further explanation was given beyond it was an internal employee matter. The New York Times profiled him just days ago, referring to the 46-year-old McLaughlin as a "tattooed, leather-clad, Harley Davidson-driving, guitar-picking former roadie".

Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection

Despite Philander's impressive spell, England surpassed 350 in their first innings thanks to Ben Stokes' century and Alastair Cook's 82. Temba Bavuma and Morne Morkel ensured South Africa averted the prospect of following on, a goal that was 27 runs away when the visitors resumed on 126/8.

Man Utd and Galatasaray talks confirmed: Marouane Fellaini to leave

And although he had a 12-month extension on his contract triggered at Old Trafford after emerging as a key player under Mourinho last term the Belgium international's Old Trafford career looks uncertain. While the big Belgian is certainly not everybody's cup of tea, he put in some strong performances for Man Utd last season and won a number of the fans over after he was booed by a section of the Old Trafford crowd in December of a year ago.

Perisic nets as Blues taste defeat in final tour game

Chelsea had the better chances in the first half with Alvaro Morata, Batshuayi missing good chances in the first 10 minutes of the game. "I'm really happy for him because he had this quality also a year ago but he was not able for some reason to show this, now he is showing this and he is an important player for us", said Ancelotti.

Andrew Wiggins, Timberwolves Negotiating Contract Extension

Wiggins is the type of player that could potentially give Cleveland a better chance to defeat the Golden State Warriors. The Minnesota Timberwolves are among six teams that have offers on the table for a Kyrie Irving trade ahead of the 2017-18 season.

Mets deal Lucas Duda to Rays as veteran dispersal begins

In 2017, the left-handed pitcher has gone 3-1 overall with a 3.45 ERA while striking out 38 batters and recording seven holds in the process. Via the Chicago Tribune , Jennings talked about what his thoughts were on getting moved prior to the trade deadline.

Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor confident Andrew Wiggins extension will get done

They parted ways with Zach LaVine Kris Dunn and their 2017 first round draft pick. Do you think Kyrie Irving should be traded, as rumored, to Minnesota? The Timberwolves were able to acquire Jimmy Butler without dealing Wiggins . A new incentive-based contract will be good for both parties as Wiggins further develops in Minnesota over the coming years. To shore up the point guard spot, the Timberwolves signed former Hawks and Pacers' guard Jeff Teague to a deal worth $57 million ...

Geoffrey Kondogbia scores 45-yard own goal for Inter against Chelsea

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has admitted that his disallowed goal against Inter Milan has left a "bitter taste", despite the clash being a pre-season friendly. The Montenegro worldwide had the ball in the net again within a minute of the restart, turning home another rebound after Courtois denied Marcelo Brozovic, although the offside flag denied him.

Gylfi Sigurdsson's Swansea City future to be decided "very soon"

Not long to wait until the new Premier League season. The Iceland global has reportedly attracted interest from a host of Premier League clubs, with Everton having had two bids rejected so far. Swansea are said to be remaining firm on their £50m valuation of a player who only signed a new four-year deal in August 2016 and is also firmly on the radar of former champions Leicester City .

Lions to host Super Rugby

The Hurricanes hopes of retaining their Super Rugby title were dashed in stunning fashion on Saturday as the Lions pulled off a sensational comeback to triumph 44-29 in their semi-final in Johannesburg. Earlier this month, 26-year-old Savea won his 54th New Zealand cap when he started for the All Blacks in the draw with the British & Irish Lions in the third test at Eden Park.

Inter's Geoffrey Kondogbia scores one of THE great own goals against Chelsea

Stevan Jovetic fired Inter in front just before the break before Ivan Perisic doubled their lead minutes into the second half. Former Manchester City man Jovetic opened the scoring shortly before half-time. The decision stood and despite Courtois keeping out Jovetic's initial attempt, the Inter man reacted quickly to slot home the rebound. Morata played 64 minutes, while German defender Rudiger came on as a second-half substitute.

Daniel Cormier Believes He'll Be Crowned GOAT With Win Over Jon Jones

The third title fight, for the vacant women's featherweight belt, will also go on as planned after Cris "Cyborg" Justino and late replacement Tonya Evinger both came in at 145 pounds. "At the end of the day, I see who he is". But Wednesday's press conference was pretty entertaining. His length, speed, power and unpredictable arsenal of punches, elbows and kicks lend to his confidence, especially since he feels he shut Cormier down the first time.

Neymar storms off Barca training

Neymar's training ground bust-up with new boy Semedo further added fuel to the fire, and is believed to have all but confirmed his exit from the Nou Camp. The Brazilian soccer sensation joined Barcelona in 2013. It's also the first encounter between the two sides in the United States. Football supporters from Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica and Honduras will all descend on the recently renovated home of the NFL's Miami Dolphins, while the city itself is basking in the glow ...

Andy Murray's ranking situation is actually dire despite holding No. 1

Do we expect too much of our sportsmen and women? The Spaniard could overtake Murray at the pair's next tournament, the men's Rogers Cup in Montreal, which begins on 7 August. This is where it's important to distinguish between sexism and casual sexism . "Also the backhand slice, she doesn't use it at all". The reporter laughed it off and said: "Yes".

Mauricio Pochettino tells Antonio Conte to start showing Tottenham some respect

Conte also questioned Tottenham's ambition, with Pochettino's men yet to spend during the transfer window. New Manchester City defender Kyle Walker on Saturday admitted that the prospect of facing former club Tottenham is hard, but says it will never affect his focus and will to win.

Man City smash Arsenal wages offer in bid to lure Sanchez

Wenger, who signed a new deal in May to remain in charge at the Emirates Stadium for another two years, said on Thursday that he expected Sanchez to take part in his first training session on Sunday while the remainder of the squad play in the Emirates Cup.

Hugo Lloris unsurprised by level of interest in Monaco's Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe's future has been dominating the sports pages over the summer, with Monaco keen to keep hold of the France worldwide but Real and Manchester City , amongs others, are interested in signing him. Real Madrid are closing in on a stunning £160m deal for the teenage superstar. "[This Clasico ] isn't as demanding as they are during a season, but knowing you have games like these, it puts you under a lot of stress".

Phillies reportedly finalizing deal with Orioles for Jeremy Hellickson

He performed so well that the Phillies re-signed him to a one-year, $17.2 million contract, though this season has been a disappointment with a 4.73 ERA and career-low 5.2 strikeouts per nine innings in 20 starts. "For the last year-and-a-half, he has delivered incredible stability to this pitching staff". "He entered this organization at the very beginning stages of the rebuild and he did his job as well as we possibly could've expected".

Two dead in Soweto derby stampede

The incident took place during a match between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs in the Carling Black Label Cup. He added that all gates at the stadium had been opened and the situation was now under control. The match was shown live with Reuters reporting that television footage showed no obvious disruptions, and Kaiser Chiefs went on to win 1-0. It also served as the venue for Nelson Mandela's first speech after his release from prison in 1990 and his memorial 23 years later.

Daniel Ricciardo hopes for pole fight after topping Friday sessions

The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 30. Ricciardo, however, didn't put a foot wrong all day, and the Australian's time of 1 minute 18.455 seconds - just 0.019 seconds off the all-time lap record - underlined how comfortable he was in his vehicle.

Barca Boss Comments On Neymar's Possible Exit

Neymar, Messi and Suarez all had shots on target in the opening seven minutes of action, but Man United stopper David de Gea was equal to all three strikes - producing a brilliant stop to prevent the latter from finding the bottom corner from a wide angle.

Cowboys Sign Luke McCown As Backup Quarterback

The New Orleans Saints re-signed McCown to a two-year, $3 million contract a year ago, but they released him in April after signing Chase Daniel. In the aftermath of third-string quarterback Zac Dysert suffering a herniated disk earlier this week, the Dallas Cowboys signed veteran Josh McCown to a one-year, $250,000 deal on Friday, according to multiple reports .

Guardiola still hoping to sign another defender

And when asked about his future plans during this summer's transfer market, and in particular in defence, the Spaniard explained: "I am happy with John Stones , Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi". If not we'll go with what we have. Guardiola also added that, given his side's summer spending, he expected that the club's fanbase would be pushing their club to pick up a third top flight title in the past eight years.

Neymar cancels event in China over 'transfer issues'

Due to the cancellation of the event, we are returning the value of everyone who bought a ticket . Semedo then walks away as the rest of the Barca teammates look on - but Neymar isn't done yet. "Only a miracle will keep him, he really has made up his mind to leave", a source in Spain close to Neymar told Sky Sports News earlier in the week.

Ben Roethlisberger unsure if he'll play beyond 2017

I try my best to turn it off when I walk in the front door. Roethlisberger told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he's not willing to commit to playing past 2017 . I think, my wife, it was more of a factor for her. It's important to note, though, that the results don't suggest that 99% of football players have CTE.

'Outside The Cage' Podcast: All UFC 214 Card, All The Time

Jon Jones is a prodigy. But I still respect it and I still have a lot of fun, but after seeing Jon and DC, depends on how the fight goes with them. Other fights on the UFC 214 card leading up to the three title bouts will be Robbie Lawler (-160) vs.

England vs South Africa, third Test day three

England had earlier resumed on 171-4 - Cook adding only six to his overnight 82no before he fell lbw to Morne Morkel - the former skipper's review in vain as replays showed the ball trimming the bails. "It was full of determination and the way England batted in the first innings is exactly the way I expect to see them bat on a regular basis". "It's a special day".

Southampton 'target Kevin Wimmer as Virgil van Dijk replacement'

That stance extends to Ryan Bertrand - who has been of interest to Manchester City - as well as Van Dijk. Liverpool have endlessly been linked with the Dutch defender, but Southampton aren't listening to offers, insisting the 26-year-old defender isn't on the market.

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits Estimates

Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.41% of the company's stock. Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of National Oilwell Varco by 6.8% in the first quarter. Baxter Bros Inc sold 8,350 shares as National Oilwell Varco ( NOV)'s stock declined 11.45%. The oil and gas exploration company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of ($0.14).

England take charge of third Test against Proteas

Stokes could not quite cling on, and in Broad's next over South Africa were safely within 200 runs of England's total after a Bavuma cover-drive for four. When Stokes was eventually last out for 112, England knew they had a highly competitive score. After the interval, Roland-Jones had Heino Kuhn lbw and South Africa were 2-23.

PU Chitra issue: Go by Kerala HC directive, Vijay Goel tells AFI

Sijin. It was therefore evident that the participation in the Guntur championship was not a criteria for participation in the world championship. It also asked the central government if it had the right to intervene in such matters, and if it had, then to explain which are the relevant provisions in the rules.

Cris Cyborg Says She Forgives Dana White For His Mistakes

Some of that is due to her own faults - a 2011 failed drug test took her out of competition for 18 months, just when the Rousey era was bringing women's MMA into the mainstream - but a lot of it was due to the UFC's unwillingness to add a women's featherweight class and Cyborg's inability to drop the 10 pounds to bantamweight in order to line up a superfight with Rousey.

Unwell Massa visited hospital for checks

Williams reserve driver Paul di Resta was placed on standby, with the Briton carrying out checks in the FW40 early on Saturday morning. He had a hard day on track - spinning twice and ending Friday's afternoon session 15th fastest, just behind team-mate Lance Stroll .

Arsenal urged to complete Riyad Mahrez deal this summer by Alan Smith

The club could lose out on another top target to Everton if reports are to be believed. Meanwhile, Riyad Mahrez has been repeatedly linked with Italian outfit, AS Roma . The Gunners have been linked with moves for both Mahrez and Barkley this summer but are not aggressively pursuing the talented duo, who are eager to leave their current clubs for a new challenge.

South Africa's Philander sent for hospital tests

Roland-Jones, meanwhile, still has a shot at a five-wicket haul in his maiden Test match after finishing with four for 39 at stumps on day two as South Africa collapsed in reply to an England total of 353 all out which owed much to Ben Stokes (112).