Mets recall catcher Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas

To make room from Rivera the Cubs designated right hander Aaron Brooks for assignment. The New York Mets have recalled catcher Kevin Plawecki from Triple-A Las Vegas and activated left-hander Tommy Milone from the disabled list. He's a career.215 hitters. In two seasons with the Mets, Rivera had significant value as a reserve. Rivera also gets praise for his pitch framing which can be useful for a Cubs pitching staff that has seen its relievers walk the second most batters in ...

Coutinho not in Liverpool squad for Hoffenheim

In the wake of their 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, which saw the capital club complete a 5-1 aggregate win in the Supercopa de Espana, Barca general manager Pep Segura said they are close clinching deals for Dembele and Liverpool forward Philippe Coutinho.

Ex-USC linebacker Rey Mauluga signs 1-year deal with Dolphins

The Dolphins needed linebacker depth as Mike Hull and Neville Hewitt are the top reserves. Maualuga had a career-low 27 tackles last season, partly because he sustained a fibula injury in the Bengals' game against Washington in London.

Ahmed Hegazi shines as West Brom defeat Burnley

For Burnley , following an inspired performance at champions Chelsea last week, they will be disappointed and frustrated with their first home performance of the season. The first half largely consisted of consistent Burnley pressure, with West Brom frontman Jay Rodriguez left isolated throughout as the Baggies struggled to retain possession.

Nadal Beats the Rain, Pliskova Cruises in Cincinnati on Day of Upsets

Barty's win over Williams was her first over world top-10 opposition. The 22-year-old from Canberra was up a double break in 10 minutes, seizing the chance to make a between-the-legs showoff shot on his way to a 4-0 lead, drawing boos from the crowd.

Marvellous Muguruza ends Pliskova hoodoo to reach Cincinnati final

In the breaker Kerber had a match point but saw it go begging. Makarova needed an eighth match point to close out the contest against the 2016 runner-up. Fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine defeated Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4. Sixth-ranked Spaniard Muguruza ousted Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 5-7, 7-5.

Coutinho: Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid

BVB, though, had announced last month that their "internal window" to sell Aubameyang has passed and Zorc said: "This topic has been concluded". "You always need a finisher, and Sadio is ready for this when he is through on goal", said Klopp after watching the player score his sixth goal in eight Premier League matches.

Barca 'all the way' for Coutinho

Press Association Sport understands privately Liverpool consider the sums being offered irrelevant as they have no intention of allowing the Brazil worldwide to leave this summer. Asked if there would be a last-minute deal, Zorc said: "We have a certain asking price". Even so, Dortmund remain adamant they will only sell Dembele if Barca meet their conditions.

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The Colts have been vague about Andrew Luck's status all August, and we still don't know when he'll be ready to play. You can head over to to watch live from your desktop or laptop or you can live stream the game on the Watch NFL Network app - which is available on iTunes and Google Play .

Joe Girardi declines to commit to Aroldis Chapman as Yankee closer

Instead, Dellin Betances and David Robertson will be used based on the situation, to allow flexibility. It includes a game earlier this week against Boston in NY in which he blew a lead in a 3-2 loss. Things have not been going well for Chapman . His inclination is that it will be a positive for him. As a result of his recent ineffectiveness, Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced Saturday afternoon that Chapman is out as his closer, at least for the time being.

Record deal as Everton get their man

Sigurdsson's proposed switch had dragged on for most of the summer with Swansea initially valuing their star man at £50million - reports suggest they settled for £45 million. It's hard to see how Sigurdsson fits into the side or provides anything Everton don't already have". "He stopped training last Monday", Koeman said.

Falcao scores again as Monaco wins at Metz in French league

Mbappe had been left out of the squad completely amid intensifying speculation surrounding his future. The buildup had been all about Monaco leaving out Kylian Mbappe , who is pushing for a move to rival Paris Saint-Germain. Nolan Roux threatened for Metz on the counter-attack but it was the visitors who were the most threatening and Kamil Glik's header from a corner was saved by Didillon before the victor arrived on 78 minutes.

Conor Hourihane Scores Fantastic Hat-Trick From Midfield Vs Norwich

In his absence, Gabby Agbonlahor and Scott Hogan have failed to score the required goals to fire Bruce's men to victory and the Championship side appear to be ready to bolster their attacking ranks. "There's a big myth out there that I have millions and millions to spend". "The club has spent millions over the last four or five years so we're a bit hamstrung with it at the minute".

The Latest "All Access: Mayweather vs. 'Animal' McGregor"

This first came up earlier this month, when Mayweather (49-0, 26 KOs) wrote on social media: "Let's fight in 8 oz gloves". The best fight that I think is Floyd Mayweather Sr. Conor McGregor was last seen in action at UFC 205 last November where he earned a sensational knockout victory over Eddie Alvarez to become the UFC's lightweight champion of the world.

Law Enforcement Officers Hold Rally For Colin Kaepernick in Brooklyn

The officers wore #WeStandWithKap and #ImWitheKap t-shirts and shared statements of support for Kaepernick, who has been without an National Football League gig since opting out of his contract in San Francisco. Serpico retired in 1972, one year after he was shot in the face during a drug arrest because, he maintains , his fellow officers failed to provide adequate backup, perhaps as payback for his whistleblowing ways.

Stoke City v Arsenal

Stoke boss Mark Hughes handed a debut to Paris Saint-Germain loanee Jese and the Spaniard nearly netted a dream opener as he flicked the ball over Shkodran Mustafi's leg before forcing a save out of Petr Cech from an acute angle. But, the game against Stoke comes too soon for the Chilean who is likely to be back next week as well. The signings of Burno Martins Indi and Jese should add quality to the squad that travelled on Merseyside while the only notable absentee is Julien Ngoy ...

BMC impress with time trial win as Froome gains early Vuelta advantage

The British rider has four Tour de France titles but never won the Vuelta, finishing second three times, including a year ago. Dennis led BMC to become the first Australian to wear the leader's red jersey at the Vuelta since Michael Matthews in 2014.

Juventus control Cagliari to open Serie A campaign with victory

Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table. Dybala also hit the bar two minutes into the second half. Before that, Dybala had turned on a Cuadrado delivery to fire a superb curling drive over a flailing Cragno and off the crossbar, the Cagliari keeper then thwarting Mandzukic's follow-up header.

Swansea City vs. Manchester United 2017 live stream

Meanwhile, Ander Herrera was United's player of the season last campaign while Anthony Martial would surely walk into any other Premier League side's starting XI. Matic started with a first-class game and will be a huge player if he stays on the park and in the type of form we know he can deliver. "He looks to have got his mojo back".

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fires Borussia Dortmund to victory

Bartra then doubled their lead five minutes later, cutting into the box and curling home an excellent shot into the top corner. Indeed, Barta celebrated his goal by dedicating it to the victims of this week's terrorist attack. Hoffenheim bounced back from their mid-week defeat to Liverpool in the Champions League play-off first leg, prevailing 1-0 at home to Werder Bremen as ex-Leicester City striker Andre Kramaric scored a late victor.

Murray heads to NY ahead of US Open

Murray, who will lose the world number one ranking to Rafael Nadal next Monday, has struggled with his fitness throughout 2017 and has not played since his quarterfinal loss to Sam Querrey at Wimbledon . The three-time major victor will be looking to improve on his quarter-final defeat to Kei Nishikori 12 months ago at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre.

Brighton handed lesson in staying afloat as Leicester find form

Two late strikes at Arsenal on the opening day had the 2015-16 champions on the wrong end of a seven-goal thriller, but this time the result never looked in doubt after a goal in the game's first attack, and Harry Maguire later headed a second.

Australia set to recall Khawaja, Agar for Tigers Test

Khawaja was shunted for Shaun Marsh in India, but after no Test cricket in a staggering seven months, the classy left-hander is being backed to expel doubts about his ability in spinning conditions. "I suppose coming into this tour, I'm hoping that I can show that I've put a lot of work into my bowling and I can get that opportunity", said Maxwell.

Barcelona close to Coutinho, Dembele deals

However, Balague has claimed on his Twitter account that he is of the belief that when the Barcelona official claimed a deal was close, he was in-fact referring to Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele - who went on strike last week as he pushes for a move to the Spanish giants.

US Central Command Commander Gen Joseph calls on PM Abbasi

The premier also added that the government was taking effective steps to root out terrorism from Balochistan and the rest of the country. Speaking to media after arriving in Quetta, Khaqan Abbasi thanked the governor and chief minister of Balochistan for welcoming him into the province.

Australia captain Smith banks on India experience to beat Bangladesh

The Test squad flies to Bangladesh today for a two-test series, although the tour was threatened by the pay crisis and even the Ashes were cast in doubt. The Australians made a brief visit to Bangladesh's home of cricket in Mirpur, before returning to the Radisson Blu without getting in any practice.

Wins First-Career Pole Position

The 21-year-old Byron native turned in a lap at 128,082 miles per hour at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday to push aside Kyle Larson - last week's victor at Michigan International Speedway - and his 128.057 miles per hour ahead of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race.

Mourinho insists he is happy without a fourth signing

The support of his new team-mates is the main reason why Nemanja Matic settled down so quickly at Manchester United . Matic, 29, delivered a commanding display as the Red Devils romped to a 4-0 win over West Ham United on Sunday (13 August) and will hope to build on his impressive performance when the Red Devils face Swansea City on Saturday.

Real Madrid Stun Barcelona 5-1 to Win Spanish Super Cup

However, there was to be another twist to the tale. The Spanish Football Federation has ratified its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches. He will also be suspended for the matches against Valencia (home), Levante (home) and Real Sociedad (away). Real Madrid have outclassed Manchester United and Barcelona to collect two trophies before the season has begun, and Zinedine Zidane's side show little sign of relenting as they begin their title defence at Deportivo La ...

Simona Halep edges out Johanna Konta in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals

Spaniard Rafael Nadal , the 15-time Grand Slam champion assured of returning to world number one next week, faces countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas in a night match. It was a bad match for me. Keys wasn't able to make the one final shot to win it at the end. "I battled back and I'm glad things went my way", she continued.

New Zealand win opener despite Australia fightback

It didn't take long for the All Blacks to hit back with a well worked try of their own debutant Liam Squire down the left wing. While the Wallabies added some respectability to the final score after trailing 54-6 with four tries in the final half-hour the contest was well and truly over after the first 50 minutes.

Sigurdsson passes medical, set for record move to Everton

The Welsh club had rejected £40m offers from Everton and Leicester City , but the Toffees continued to pursue the Iceland global. "This is an ambitious club and it is clear we are moving in a really good direction", said Sigurdsson, after finalising his move.

Arsenal consider fresh approach for Draxler

Manager Unai Emery faces a real challenge fitting both Neymar and Draxler into his squad, but he won't move the Germany worldwide just months after bringing him to Paris. Draxler hasn't featured for PSG so far this season, as he's being rested after featuring for Germany in the Confederations Cup, where he won the player of the tournament award.

PA State Troopers shot; suspect shot dead

One trooper who was shot in the stomach was flown to a hospital and was in surgery as of 10:30 pm. The second trooper was taken by ambulance to Uniontown Hospital. "Providing a safe environment for our employees and guests is our number one concern". Further information was not immediately available. The officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday.

Acura unveils its Penske-run IMSA DPi contender for 2018

The new machine will compete in the new Daytona Prototype International (DPi) class under the Team Penske banner, starting in January 2018. It looks vastly different than its WEC cousins , as the body kit is unmistakably Acura, featuring the automaker's Jewel Eye headlights.