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Paul Pogba's swirling shot hands France victory over Dutch

The world-record Manchester United signing has struggled to find his best form for club and country since leaving Juventus for Old Trafford this summer, but one moment of brilliance in Amsterdam helped Les Bleus to the top of the Group A table.

3 reasons the Vikings will beat the Texans on Sunday

TEXANS defense operating without star defender J.J. Watt the rest of year is ranked first in passing yards allowed (162.5 ypg) but a lowly 27 vs. run (125.3 ypg) through 4 games. Osweiler then found tight end C.J. The first overall pick in the 2014 draft will start his fifth straight game on Sunday, which will be the first time in any of his National Football League seasons that he's played that many in a row.

Boxer Tyson Fury retires after cocaine allegations

According to reports, Fury was already under investigation from the UK Anti-Doping Agency over an alleged use of a banned substance. "Plenty of people have done cocaine as well". "Fury imposed his own face onto the picture, which he captioned " #Tysonmontana ". Fury had said earlier on Monday that was retiring from boxing after a positive drug result.

Thanks Spurs! Wenger happy as Arsenal close gap to Man City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted Tottenham had been "one step in front" of his side in Sunday's 2-0 defeat at White Hart Lane. Coming into the match with a ideal six wins from six matches, City were brought crashing down to earth by a pressing Spurs team that never relented, never gave the high-flying team a moment's peace.

National Football League fines Terrelle Pryor over $9K for LeBron James celebration

Terrelle Pryor will line up Sunday as Cleveland's top weapon through the air when the Browns host a back-from-the-wilderness Tom Brady and his mighty New England Patriots . It was like any workout, Belichick insisted, a fact-finding endeavor. Pryor didn't do anything offensive, nor was his celebration of a sexual nature, such as we've seen with Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers in recent weeks (watch here).

Maria Sharapova wins appeal, doping ban reduced to 15 months

CAS also found that the ITF could have done more a year ago to issue clear warnings to its athletes about an upcoming meldonium ban, including listing product names like Mildronate, the one Sharapova used. But the anti-doping body issued a statement in April saying that it did not know for sure how long it takes meldonium to leave the body. WADA banned the drug after finding evidence that athletes were using it to boost performance.

49ers offense stalls after fast start in loss to Cowboys

The next closest team that Prescott has faced are the Giants , who rank 11th, 18th, and 10th in those same categories respectively, and they're also the only team to hand Prescott a loss thus far. Dallas beat the 49ers without both, and without Pro Bowl left tackle Tyron Smith , starting guard La'el Collins and stabilizing cornerback Orlando Scandrick .

Strong taking over Longhorns defense

It marked the second time in two seasons that Strong has changed play-callers on one side of the football during the season. He was later replaced with Sterlin Gilbert in the offseason who has led Texas' offense to relevance again. Specialist quarterback Tyrone Swoopes ran for two touchdowns, while Buechele passed for 185 and a score. A 50-43 loss to California stung, then the Longhorns had a week off to prepare for Oklahoma State .

Moore's Ryder Cup debut has a Hollywood ending

Team USA celebrates winning the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club. "I felt like it was an even match between the two of us". "That's the reason why those guys said, "I will come and help", is because they have experience". Patrick Reed took down Rory McIlroy in the opening match and the Europeans were never really allowed back in it. Mickelson's half point put the US on the verge of the win, and Ryan Moore - picked only the Sunday before under a new system championed by Mickelson to ...

Buffalo Bills shutout the New England Patriots

For instance, rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett was not brought to the post-game podium after either of his two starts. A last minute decision saw Brissett getting the start for the Patriots, something the Bills seemed to be quite fond of.

Aqib Talib Could Still Face Discipline Over Shooting

The All-Pro cornerback told police an unknown individual shot him during an incident in Dallas. Talib missed a trip with the Broncos to be honored at the White House for winning the Super Bowl . "It was special, man", Talib said of his return to the city where he began his career as a first-round draft pick out of Kansas nine years ago. The charges were later dismissed due to a lack of evidence.

McGregor sets to make history against Eddie Alvarez in NY

On November 12, at UFC 205 in the main event of the promotion's momentous NY debut, the divisive Irishman will get the opportunity to fulfill that ambition as it was confirmed today the featherweight champion will take on lightweight king Eddie Alvarez .

Texans hold 27-20 lead over Titans in 2nd half

OUR PREDICTION: The Titans have been a awful play in this series before, going just 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games in Houston and 0-5 against the number in their last five games overall versus the Texans. We would get a first down here, a first down there, and, unfortunately, whether it was a penalty or miscommunication, just not executing. Fuller's 5-yard touchdown reception made it 14-0 in the first.

Conor McGregor, Eddie Alvarez fight will headline UFC 205 in NY

McGregor was said to still be feeling the affects of that five-round war but despite White's advice was keen to fight in November. In the intermediate aftermath of McGregor's slim decision win over Diaz in UFC 202 , Dana White said that there would not be a third meeting between the two fighters.

Arsenal were lucky against Burnley admits Germany worldwide

It's more one of frustration because they have done enough to earn a point after keeping a good side quiet. Last week against Chelsea , and in midweek against Basel, Arsenal were absolutely exceptional. Robson, who played for Burnley from 1956-1965 and made over 200 appearances for the club, led the side to the Football League First Division title in 1960, where the celebrations were far removed from the open-top bus parades of today.

Rookies Elliott, Prescott lead Cowboys past 49ers 24-17

Bryant skipping team meetings and his MRI early last week rubbed many the wrong way. McDonald and Celek were listed as questionable for Sunday's game due to injuries sustained last week against the Seattle Seahawks. ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25: Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws during a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas.

Patriots' Record As Underdogs In Bill Belichick Era Will Blow You Away

I'm not a doctor. WATT WARMING UP: Last year's NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt isn't quite back to full form after July surgery to fix a herniated disk in his back. He also completed a touchdown pass to Danny Amendola on a flea-flicker during the 2014 AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the Baltimore Ravens. He's got a great demeanor about him.

Miami Dolphins: Fins win overtime thriller

Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase isn't happy with his team. "I'm always happy to get a win". The Browns have to be devastated about their quarterback situation, but at the same time, the thought of pairing this type of playmaker in Terrelle Pryor with another one like Josh Gordon and soon - both he and Corey Coleman - is intimidating for defensive backfields.

Wisconsin's Vince Biegel out for weeks after foot surgery

Covers Wisconsin and Big Ten. The simplest move would be to move redshirt freshman Zack Baun, Biegel's backup, into the starting lineup opposite T.J. This team is very important to him and he is very important to our team. "When he pins his ears back and he lets loose, he is one of the best". He is fast.

Jose Mourinho Refers to United's October Schedule as "Poisoned Gift"

Luke Shaw is also missing due to illness but Anthony Martial is available for selection after recovering from a minor calf/ankle problem that kept him out of the Leicester victory. "So I was completely convinced of playing him tomorrow from the beginning". Manager Jose Mourinho added: "It was hard, we had chances in the first half but we didn't take them and they were organised with people behind the ball".

Bismarck's Carson Wentz makes National Football League history Monday

He was effective through the first two games of this season, and his absence creates a significant void on the Bears' defensive front. He followed up a strong performance against Cleveland by completing 21 of 34 passes and playing turnover-free ball for the second straight game.

Hendrick breaks Burnley duck to help down Watford

Watford head coach Walter Mazzarri insists his side did not underestimate Burnley after their 2-0 defeat last night. Defender Jose Holebas is also a doubt for the fixture, while a number of other players are due to be assessed following Watford's impressive win against United which took them into the top half of the Premier League table.

Jets claim tight end Seferian-Jenkins off waivers

Three days after he was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers following his second DUI arrest in three years, tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was claimed off waivers by the Jets, a source confirmed. Jeff Cumberland leads all Jets tight ends with five catches and 77 receiving yards. Seferian-Jenkins, in his third National Football League season, was a second-round draft pick out of the University of Washington in 2014.

Chargers at Colts: Week 3 inactives

Their uphill journey to achieving similar success begins this Sunday with an old foe on the visiting sideline. Henry, San Diego's second-round draft pick, would likely take over Gates' receiving duties against a weak Indianapolis secondary, as McGrath is used more as a blocking tight end.

Giants C Richburg ejected under new Beckham rule

This was a wild NFC East matchup that see-sawed the entire second half after Washington rallied from a 21-9 deficit. Only three teams since 1990 have made the playoffs after losing three in row to start the season. It's the second straight week that Beckham was fined. YOU'RE OUT: Richburg was ejected early in the fourth quarter for picking up two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties.

USC leads Utah, 27-24, in the fourth quarter

The Utes quickly it turned into points on a methodical 12-play, 12-rush drive to take a 7-0 lead. Utah State is coming off a 34-20 victory over Arkansas State at home. While lacking explosiveness, they have also not put up points in their marquee games. But the offense will need to step up as the Cougar defense goes up against its biggest tests of the season.

Stunning Images From the Rio Paralympics Closing Ceremony

Sports minister Tracey Crouch said: "I know that Manchester - a city with a rich sporting history - and London - with its strong links with the Olympic and Paralympic Games - will host brilliant celebrations that will give the British public a chance to say thank you to our incredible athlete heroes".

Jonzon surges into contention as European Open cut to 54 holes

I started with three birdies in the three first holes. The Frenchman took charge with a magnificent showing at the Golf Resort Bad Griesbach on Friday, carding a nine-under 62 in his first round to move to the top of the leaderboard after two delays due to fog.

Judge orders Rams to provide PSL refunds to St. Louis fans

Limbaugh's ruling differentiates between PSL contracts sold by the Rams directly, and those sold by their ticketing agent, FANS Inc. Both the agreements state that, in the event the Rams play at a venue other than their regular St. Fortunately, in a bit of a shocking turnaround, the Rams completely shut down the Seattle Seahawks in Week 2, winning 9-3 and getting one in the win column.

Ranieri: Two key moments caused Leicester's defeat to Chelsea in EFL Cup

Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. The Gunners are without a win in their last nine league games against Chelsea and, amazingly, have failed to score in their last six league games against them. We started very well, put them under pressure and we were in control of the match. "It is a big game between two big rivals and it is important to play a good game".

Orioles Troll David Ortiz With Dugout Phone He Destroyed

But after four games against the Red Sox this week at Camden Yards, it's obvious that the Orioles and the AL East leaders are on different playing fields. Verlander (15-8) allowed four hits in six innings, including home runs by Juan Centeno and Byron Buxton. Los Angeles' Ricky Nolasco pitched seven scoreless innings, guiding the Angels to a 2-0 win against Houston which put a dent in the Astros' wildcard hopes.

Will Terry be back against Arsenal?

Fabregas hasn't started a game in the 2016-17 Premier League season so far after a string of substitute appearances under new manager Antonio Conte ahead of Saturday's trip to the midfielder's former employers Arsenal. " He's working, but he didn't recover for the game against Arsenal ", Conte told a press conference. I'm doing my best to convince Conte and ensure that I can stay here.

Carrick: Mourinho knows what I can do

Regarding the intense scrutiny of his own form , he said: "Yeah, I think I've had that my whole career - a little bit more of late, I think, but that's football". With the result still very much in doubt at 1-1, Mourinho replaced Memphis Depay with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Timothy Fosu Mensah with Rashford. Normally it's easier against ten men and we should have been playing against 10 men early in the second half.

Who hacked Yahoo, and why?

It appeared that looted data did not include unprotected passwords or information associated with payments or bank accounts, the Silicon Valley company said. Yahoo Inc. confirmed a massive data breach Thursday that compromised an estimated 500 million users' personal details. Before it began migrating users to a new system in 2013, BT's email service was powered by Yahoo , which was known as BT Yahoo Mail at the time.

Yahoo hack is a reminder that nothing is safe

The company says the stolen information does not include unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information, which is not stored in the system that was targeted. Here are some answers to basic questions that you may have about the breach. Verizon's July purchase of Yahoo cost $4.8 billion. Colburn said hackers will attempt to capitalize on fear generated by news of the Yahoo breach.

Klitschko-Fury rematch postponed again

Tyson Fury has postponed his eagerly-anticipated rematch with Wladimir Klitschko for a second time, with a statement from the British world heavyweight champion's promoters claiming that he is "medically unfit". Fury is now subject of a UK Anti-Doping investigation after failing a drugs test. Hennessy Sports said Fury was "understandably devastated" by the second postponement of the fight.

Bose Omolayo wins Nigeria's sixth gold medal at Paralympics

I'm so happy", Cox told Channel 4 . But I knew when the classification got changed it was going to be the point where I worked my hardest. It was Onye fourth throw of 8.40 metre that set a new world record for her ahead of Tunisia's Rima Abdelli (7.37m) and Netherlands' Lara Baars (7.12m) that both claimed silver and bronze medals respectively.

Tanaka pitches hot Yankees to win over Rays

Bottom line, the Yankees are thinking win every day and personal feelings may be bruised. That was because the two teams, Baltimore and Detroit, who stood one game ahead of them in the playoff scramble, were playing each other. When Girardi came to the mound with runners at the corners following a walk and an infield hit, Pineda avoided eye contact as he handed the ball to his manager, then walked slowly to the dugout as Chasen Shreve relieved.

The Gators and the Volunteers Get it On in Knoxville

Although Florida has won its last 11 meetings with Tennessee, this marks the fourth time in the last five years the Vols have been favored over the Gators. But Tennessee fell out of the top-10 after a season-opening escape against Appalachian State and slipped by OH a week ago. Yes, the Volunteers are supposed to be the team to beat in the SEC East in 2016, but they have not proven anything yet.

Payton: Williams expected to recover fully from head hit

The Falcons lead the all-time series, 49-45, but the Saints won both meetings last season, and have also won 8 of the last 11 match-ups, as well as 11 of the last 15. Ken Crawley , charged with taking care of Giant's receiver Victor Cruz , gave up the go-ahead catch that set up the G-Men for a game winning field goal in the game's final minutes.

How NFL failed on two fronts to protect Cam Newton

Because for all of the opinions about Newton and his brash style of play, the league is better with him on the field. An undoubtedly sore quarterback after the game, though Newton went out of his way to say repeatedly the officiating was no excuse for the Panthers' offense going limp as their small bit of revenge slipped away.

Valencia sack Ayestaran after six months

A former assistant manager to Rafa Benitez at Valencia and Liverpool, Ayestaran rejoined the club in February as assistant to Gary Neville and was named as his immediate successor in March, when the former England worldwide was sacked. " Valencia want to thank the involvement, effort and professionalism of Pako Ayestaran and his coaching staff during their time in charge of the team.

Rio judge seizes assets of official Olympic broadcaster

Japanese athletes captured 24 medals - 10 silvers and 14 bronzes, but no gold. The Paralympic movement also avoided taking a major step backwards following the giant leap forward it took at London 2012. Masoud Ashrafi, the secretary-general of Iran's National Paralympic Committee, said: "There is one bitterness and one sweetness". He was the first British man to win an Olympic swimming gold medal since Adrian Moorhouse in 1988.

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt to divorce

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are divorcing, TMZ reports . Jolie lists the date of separation as September 15, 2016. Pitt , 52, and Jolie , 41, married privately in the French hamlet of Correns in Provence in 2014. Their last reported appearance together in public was at a restaurant in West Hollywood in July for a family breakfast in celebration of twins Knox and Vivienne's eighth birthday.

After odd win, Djokovic to face Wawrinka in US Open final

Djokovic, who beat Roger Federer to claim the 2015 title, moved into a 2-0 lead with an early break in the third set, but as in the first set, when faced with a seemingly impossible situation Monfils conjured up his best tennis of the match.

Vikings haul injured Adrian Peterson to locker room via Restaurant

It's just part of professional football. If there were any remaining doubts about a legitimate rivalry between the Packers and Vikings , they were erased in this latest head-to-head matchup. Zimmer said there is no timetable for Peterson's return, but he didn't completely rule out Peterson playing this Sunday against Carolina, though that seems highly unlikely.

Watford condemns Mourinho's United to 3rd successive loss

Having scored just once in his previous 57 games, Capoue sidefooted in his fourth in five games to start the league campaign. "We have been improving, I don't look too much on results but how we play and we have been improving dramatically".

Kerber struggled to focus in semi-final after topping rankings

Williams , 34, double-faulted on match point to lose 6-2 7-6 (7-5), and Pliskova will face German second seed Angelique Kerber in the final. US Open champion Angelique Kerber feels she is ready to carry the responsibility of being world number one.

Texans use defense to defeat Chiefs

The Houston Texans certainly aren't dwelling on their 30-0 wild-card playoff loss to the Kansas City Chiefs as they prepare to face them again Sunday. I predict that the Chiefs won't be able to contain the Texans' defense , and that they'll drop this one, 21-10, but Smith give Kansas City another 300 yard performance.

Hamilton: F1 title comeback 'not as tough as you think'

Rosberg will now go to Malaysia in two weeks eight points up on Hamilton with six of this season's 21 races remaining. Rosberg held the race for most of the night, with only losing his position during his scheduled pits stops and even during the only safety vehicle period in the race on the opening lap, when Nico Hulkenberg got sandwiched in between the Toro Rossos of Carlos Sainz Jr.