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Father of driver Robby Gordon, his wife found dead in California home

Police have not released their identities or details about their relationship. Sharon Gordon was strangled to death while her husband, Robert Gordon, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to L.A. Lopez said of the couple's family: "They are distraught and are asking me not to make statements". Gordon says his family is in shock. "The truth will come out, what went down there", he said.

Referee mistake got Everton going - Koeman

But Barry believes Everton must continue to strive for more than just a good start to the season as they bid to compete for a Champions League spot. The replay showed Negredo headed Stekelenburg's arm rather than the ball. On Saturday, September 17 at 19:30 in the final match of the game day of the Premier League in Liverpool at the stadium, "Goodison Park", will take Everton Middlesbrough.

Rivera: Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls

There's no question his helmet made contact with Newton's helmet, and if it had been called for a penalty, the league would have been fine with it, the source said. 8, 2016. Rivera said the team doctor and an unaffiliated neurological consultant agreed Newton did not show symptoms of a concussion to the point they felt he needed to leave the game.

Chiefs go from sleepwalking to historic comeback victory

The Chiefs used their first timeout of the second half at the 12-minute, 35-second mark of the third quarter. San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen (13) makes a catch against Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Eric Berry (29) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept.

US Open: Djokovic And Wawrinka To Play In Final

Novak Djokovic may never play a more peculiar grand slam match but in the end it was business as usual as the world number one beat Gael Monfils to reach the US Open final. "This", John McEnroe told ESPN's viewers, "is weird". After all of 19 minutes, Djokovic earned a set point. Serving for the first set, there came a point where it became very evident that Monfils had given up on the set and was trying to hand it to Djoko on the platter.

Wawrinka tops Djokovic for 1st US Open title

He demonstrated it again Sunday, upsetting the world No. 1, 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 7-5 6-3, in a bruising US Open final to win a third grand slam title. "He was the better player. Wawrinka looked perturbed by the medical timeout, which ran for six minutes. They have reached the finals at seven of their 15 tournaments together.

Clinton chides Trump for calling Putin better leader than Obama

She vowed to not send American ground troops into Iraq or Syria to fight the Islamic State group. He replied, "Yeah, I guess so". With just two months until Election Day, national security has emerged as a centerpiece issue in the White House race.

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win US Open doubles title

Murray is the first British man to win the US Open doubles title since Roger Taylor, alongside South African Cliff Drysdale, in 1972, while Soares, 34, becomes the first Brazilian to win more than one Grand Slam doubles title. "I find it easy to do that with Bruno". "Just seeing him doing so well and wanting to have some of that success as well", Murray said of how his younger brother's recent string of big wins has made him work harder.

Serena Williams Looses At US Open And Looses Number 1 Ranking

It took Williams 50 minutes to get her first break point as Pliskova quashed her returns, while attacking the American's second serve. German second-seed Angelique Kerber, who will face Pliskova in the final on Saturday, is set to overtake Williams in the world rankings.

Why Yao's a Hall of Famer

Even looking at younger players who haven't yet had a chance to build up a Hall of Fame resume, there are precious few who make their money primarily by leveraging size around the basket. And I followed his lead all the way. "Dr. J. Big shoes. And I'm like, 'Man, he got on the Jordans!'" And I didn't take what God was giving me the right way.

Nevada vs. Notre Dame

Saturday's game will bring thousands to the Notre Dame campus. Two years ago, Wisconsin took a 2-0 lead one second into its home game against Western Illinois when Kyle Hammonds made the same mistake Muhammad did. The Irish are playing on a short week after playing Sunday. A win over the Irish would be the biggest road win ever for Nevada and the biggest win overall since the 19th-ranked Wolf Pack beat undefeated and No.

Ibrahimovic: 'What do I miss about PSG? My salary'

Ibrahimovic is believed to have taken a £25,000-a-week ($33,000) pay cut to reunite with Mourinho in the Premier League. 'The club has always respected its commitments. A serial victor, Zlatan has won 13 league titles over his career (11 if you discount those stripped of Juventus) and 31 trophies in total, having already won the Community Shield with Manchester United.

Wawrinka sets up Nishikori clash in US Open semis

But his run at Flushing Meadows was to come to an end in the last-eight as Wawrinka proved too solid under the lights on the Arthur Ashe Stadium hard court. Heading into the fourth set, Del Potro no longer had a spring in his step - despite the crowd's best efforts to rally him - and Wawrinka pounced, breaking twice to race out to a 4-0 lead.

Angelique Kerber reaches US Open semifinals

That he's done it by playing only two complete matches because three opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries is as odd as can be. Monfils, who turned 30 last week, only once before made it to a Grand Slam semifinal, 8½ years ago in front of a partisan crowd at the French Open.

Royals fail to sweep Twins, move up in wild-card race

Berrios looked like he would get through the fifth, giving up a leadoff single before coaxing a fielder's choice ground out and striking out Paulo Orlando, but the rookie right hander walked Hosmer to keep the inning alive, setting up Morales' massive shot to the concourse beyond the right-field fence.

WWE SmackDown Sept 6, 2016; Usos betray American Alpha

After the match, though, The Usos turned heel on the former NXT Tag Team Champions, (kayfabe) injuring Chad Gable and forcing him and Jason Jordan out of the PPV match. Dolph Ziggler was on commentary for this match. In a SummerSlam repeat, The Miz went head-to-head with Apollo Crews in a high-voltage contest, affected by intereferance.

Kline no longer a part of Patriots-Eagles trade

Kline should help the Eagles improve their offensive line as they look to build a strong line around rookie quarterback Carson Wentz . But Rowe, of course, was drafted by former coach Chip Kelly, who liked his size of 6-foot-1, 205 pounds.

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for UFC 205 in NY

Cerrone's opponent, Lawler, is one of the most feared fighters in the history of the welterweight division with 20 KOs and back-to-back Fight of the Year candidates under his belt. Cerrone is coming off a win at UFC 202. Woodley won the bout with a knockout in the first round. UFC 205 is the UFC's long-awaited debut in NY state after a ban on MMA was lifted earlier this year.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Finally Speaks on Colin Kaepernick Protest

In response to Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane mimicking his national-anthem protest, Kaepernick believes more athletes would join them if not their job-security fears. Then there are his jersey sales, which tell the story in a different way. We encourage them to be respectful and it's important for them to do that.

China hold Iran to 0-0 for first 2018 qualifying point

Tim Cahill came off the bench to give Australia a 1-0 win over the United Arab Emirates in the third round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday. "We have eight rounds to go, and I hope we see this scenario positively", said China coach Gao Hongbo. Genki Haraguchi headed the visitors into a deserved first-half lead against a Thailand side who also suffered defeat last time out, going down 1-0 against Saudi Arabia.

Ace showdown: Bumgarner, Giants knock off Arrieta, Cubs 3-2

Buster Posey's walk in the first inning against Lester was the Giants' only baserunner; the Cubs had retired the final 20 batters in Thursday's game. Hunter Strickland entered and escaped the inning, but not before Bryant hit a line single up the middle on a 99.6 miles per hour fastball and Zobrist drew a walk to load the bases.

Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

Patrick Reed led by two shots entering the third round of The Barclays 2016 at Bethpage State Park (Black Course ) in Farmingdale, N.Y. The Barclays is the first of four events in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. He was runner-up at both the 2002 and 2009 US Opens. We'll have to see if Stenson plays in next week's Deutsche Bank Championship. I would love to win the FedEx Cup.

Unchanged West Indies asked to bat first

A modest eight runs were required as Bravo collected the ball to bowl the last six deliveries of a pulsating contest. Brathwaite said it was always a good feeling to emerge victorious especially when "you can watch someone you look up to, someone that you see ideal their craft at practice, day in day out; you see them come out trumps especially a double bluff or something against the grain, such as the slow ball that Bravo bowled".

Lewis Hamilton not bothered about Mercedes' next F1 engine upgrade

Hamilton had managed a clean sweep a year ago by topping all the practice sessions and taking pole position en route to victory, but his hopes of a repeat were ended by Rosberg in the first session. "Most upgrades are mainly about reliability and I'm not anxious about it", he said. Ferrari looked closer compared to the morning session. Dutch teenager Max Verstappen, whose aggressive defending against Raikkonen at Spa last weekend is still the talk of the paddock, was eighth for Red Bull ...

Lawsuit calls foul on Golden State Warriors' app

A lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco this week over the Golden State Warriors free app which was secretly uses the microphones on fans' smartphones to listen to and record their conversations. "We have been made aware of the suit and it appears there is a misunderstanding about how our technology works", stated Lauren Cooley, COO of Signal360, in an emailed statement to The Mercury News .

Angels' Mike Trout uninjured in Southern California vehicle crash

Wednesday night. Paramedics cut through the car's metal to get the woman out of her vehicle and then transported her to a hospital to treat her injuries. A female driver in that other vehicle was trapped and had to be extricated by rescue crews. The Angels say their star "feels fine". Trout, an American League MVP candidate, was given the day off in the Angels 3-0 win over the Reds in Anaheim earlier in the day.

Russell Knox: Ryder Cup snub can drive me on

Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters will fill out the European team as Darren Clarke's captain's picks for the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine from September 30-Oct. Kaymer is the type of player who could be thrown into any situation and handle it, be that teaming up with a rookie, leading the way in singles or even watching on if asked to sit out matches.

Saints to sign veteran Paul Kruger, according to NFL Network

While Kruger had a bad season in 2015 (only 2.5 sacks), he did have 11 sacks in 2014 for the Browns, overall finishing with 18 sacks and 127 tackles during his three years in Cleveland, not missing a single game. Paul Kruger's search for a new team ended quickly. FILE - In this December 13, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger (99) rushes the passer against the San Francisco 49ers during an NFL football game, in Cleveland.

'Maze Runner' to resume production in February

February 17, 2017 was originally planned to mark the film's release date, but, following an on-set injury to leading man Dylan O'Brien earlier this year, production was halted to allow the star a full recovery. The delayed post-apocalyptic film is now expected to hit theaters on January 12, 2018 . Stay tuned for any new details we learn about the sequel once production resumes next year.

Solo decides to end her season with NWSL's Seattle Reign

A camera crew from the Fullscreen series Keeping Score was on hand to witness the goalkeeper's reaction when she found she would be banned for six months, and the 35-year-old seemed genuinely distraught that her contract had been "terminated".

Hull break club record to sign Ryan Mason from Tottenham

Keane meanwhile looks unlikely to feature for the first team at Manchester United this season and the forward is a player Phelan knows well from his time at Old Trafford. Now Spurs have chose to offload the 25-year-old, who has won one senior cap for England. It was pretty straightforward and I was excited. "Without naming names, we have agreed fees with players, clubs and agents and we just have to see between now and Wednesday whether we can get those done".

Tim Tebow takes shot at Major League Baseball career

Tim Tebow put on an impressive power display for a throng of major league scouts on Tuesday, but struggled against live pitching and received mixed reviews for his physical tools in a two-hour workout. Meyer said the first time he ever laid eyes on Tebow the athlete was at a baseball game back during Tebow's high school days. According to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick, 27 different Major League Baseball teams and more than 40 scouts were represented at the showcase, which took place in Los ...

Facebook post from Michael Phelps fan with autism inspires

Phelps said he had the song blaring in his headphones. "I might have a lot of gold but this guy's got all the platinum", he continued. The dude Phelps was glaring at was South African swimmer Chad le Clos , who Phelps beat handily. The Atlanta-based musical artist, Future , was censored a few times during the song. Future , who released his most recent album EVOL in February, took a night off from his Summer '16 tour with Drake to grace the VMA stage with a posse of air guitarists.

Clint Dempsey to miss USMNT September World Cup qualifiers with irregular heartbeat

Unbeaten in its last five matches, Sunday's contest is a big one for the Sounders. TUKWILA, Wash . - You can scratch Clint Dempsey from participating with the United States national team for its next two World Cup qualifying games. USA soccer star Clint Dempsey is being evaluated at a Seattle-area hospital on Friday after experiencing an irregular heartbeat . No other forward on the roster has scored more than 10 goals in worldwide competition.

Hart set for Torino loan move

City were unavailable to comment on reports that Torino have booked a private jet to take Hart to Turin on Tuesday, if City approve the deal. Torino and City have reportedly been in negotiations regarding an agreement about which club will cover the majority of Hart's £120,000-a-week wages, with the Italian side pushing for the two-time Premier League champions to pay up.

Leicester City's season starts now, says Claudio Ranieri

It should have been an even bigger win for the champions in a dominant display at a rain-lashed King Power stadium , with English football's player of the year Riyad Mahrez having a 56th-minute penalty saved. Of course some season a little more, some season a little less, but the goalscorer never forgets the way. Amartey, who was starting only his first game of the season, paired up with Danny Drinkwater breaking up play and initiating attacks with seamless ease.

Todd Gurley sits out third preseason game

But how do the rest of the guys stack up? "I've got a lot of work to do", Kubiak said . All three quarterbacks turned over the ball this past Saturday with Trevor Siemian throwing an interception in the first quarter, Mark Sanchez coughing up two fumbles in the second quarter, one minute apart from another, and rookie Paxton Lynch threw an interception late in the game on a deep ball intended for Bralon Addison.

Ranieri heaps praise on Ghana defender Amartey, wants more from Musa

Swansea did respond nine minutes from time, with Leroy Fer heading in past substitute goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler, with Schmeichel off injured. "Monday he will have an operation", said Ranieri via the the Leicester Mercury . The first half was outstanding for us and we have to score more goals. "He wanted to play today of course and he felt something so it changed". Leicester City secured their first three points of their title defence, edging out Swansea City in a 2-1 triumph.

Team USA takes home the final gold medal

After Kevin Durant hit a 3-pointer early in the second quarter, he walked back down the court, pounding his fist on his chest and yelling at his U.S. This forced the U.S.to bring players here who wouldn't have been considered otherwise. Despite going into these games as the overwhelming favorites, Team USA wasn't almost as dominant as their Olympic predecessors have been.

League Cup holders Man City to face Swansea

Chelsea XI vs Burnley: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Kante; Willian, Oscar, Matic, Hazard; Diego Costa. Sanchez turned goalscorer just before half time when he turned in Theo Walcott's cross but it needed goal-line technology confirmation before the Chilean could start celebrating his first goal of the season.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo: Last season 'the best of my career'

Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned as the 2015/16 Uefa Best Player in Europe. UEFA says the award is set to "recognise [s] the best player, irrespective of his nationality, playing for a football club within the territory of a UEFA member association during the previous season".

Ubisoft shelves Division DLC in favor of fixing the core game

Massive Entertainment, developers of Tom Clancy's The Division, has opened its doors by asking fans to come and help out in the game's upcoming patch. With that in mind, the team is pushing back the Survival DLC to later this year. The Division has had its fair share of issues since launch, to the point where a lot of players just could not enjoy the end-game content.

City acquires goalie Bravo from Barcelona on 4-year deal

Being used by the Catalan club in LaLiga games - 70 in total - and virtually no other competitions, he has helped them secure the title in each of the last two seasons. "We already played two Premier League games. You have to play the way I want to play". The 29-year-old must assess whether to go overseas to play for a club competing for top honours, or join another Premier League with less lofty ambitions than he has been used to in recent years.

Elaine Thompson is new Jamaican 100m queen: How twitterati reacted

And Bolt will be aiming to take his first medal in the 100m, to start off an unprecedented "triple triple". Elaine Thompson dethroned fellow Jamaican sprint superstar Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to win the gold medal in 10.71 seconds. Ennis-Hill had to settle for silver on the night behind Belgian victor Nafissatou Thiam, and Rutherford got bronze in the long jump topped by American Jeff Henderson.

Future Looks Golden For Laura Trott And Jason Kenny

Fellow cyclist Bradley Wiggins had become Britain's most decorated Olympian when he collected his eighth medal after helping the men's pursuit team to victory last Friday - five of that tally being gold. I was so exhausted I was floating through it. People were turning up asking could they meet Jason Kenny so they were a bit disappointed when I stepped out - they must have thought I'd really let myself go!' Twice the race was stopped because riders jumped ahead of the derny, making for an ...

Patriots to part ways with C Bryan Stork

Earlier this month Stork had to deal with a concussion for the fourth time in four years. He did have some neck injury issues and concussion issues previous year, spending part of the season on IR. He has suffered from concussion and shoulder problems, and started the 2015 season on the injured reserve/designated to return list . Still, Stork was a major part of the 2014 championship team and figured to be a staple for years to come.

Sadio Mane's shoulder injury is not serious, insists Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

The German stated he would only be angry with his players for the loss if it served a goal. "Even at half-time, I felt we still had the possibility of it". "It is not allowed that you suffer under your own poor possession because it makes no sense". "We have too few players in defence and we are working with the club to find a solution".

Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

Hamilton's release doesn't really mean a roster spot has been gained since he was on the 60-day disabled list prior to the move. After posting a.913 OPS from 2007-12, he has a.740 OPS since signing his monster deal with the Angels heading into the 2013 season.

West Ham's Michail Antonio is the history boy in defeat of Bournemouth

The turning point came when Arter, already on a booking, was dismissed in the 77th minute for a second yellow card after hauling down Cheikhou Kouyate on the halfway line. Yet Bournemouth still could have spoiled the party but for Adrian's save from King and Winston Reid's fearless block to deny Simon Francis on the follow-up.

Great Britain take Olympic triathlon bronze through Vicky Holland

The win caps the most dominant stretch in triathlon history by Jorgensen, who has won all but two individual races since April 2014. It didn't work. The heavy race favourite crushed the field in the run to finish in a time of 1 hour, 56 minutes and 16 seconds. Practice, however, proved another matter.