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Sports A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity, curiosity
Author: 0 A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity, curiosity

The total will regress by one stroke every five players until those ranked 26th through 30th start at even par. If the obscene jackpot on offer - and the shameless marketing of the $5m hike from previous year - is a turn-off, then the unprecedented new format could manage to cause even more shaking of heads.

Sports Andrew Luck confirms retirement: 'I'm in pain'
Author: 0 Andrew Luck confirms retirement: 'I'm in pain'

Luck is "mentally worn down, and now checking out", reports Schefter . Though the team remained optimistic about his return - and wanted to name a starter following the game this week - Luck has apparently made up his mind. Following the Colts' preseason game against the Chicago Bears , as Luck made his way off the field the fans inside Lucas Oil Stadium could be heard booing their former quarterback.

Sports QB Luck to retire from the NFL
Author: 0 QB Luck to retire from the NFL

After a string of injuries, it appears that Andrew Luck is calling it a career. Luck is expected to make it official during a news conference Sunday, according to Schefter. He battled them for much of 2015 and 2016, then sat out the entire 2017 season after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. He made the playoffs four times with his longest run going to the AFC Championship game in 2014.

Sports Six injured after lightning strike at PGA TOUR Championship
Author: 0 Six injured after lightning strike at PGA TOUR Championship

The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the area, and fans were instructed to seek shelter. "We had a situation where they were pop-up thunderstorms", he said. "Obviously when it comes down to suspension of play, we don't leave any room for error there".

Sports Fabianski’s comments highlight big problem at West Ham
Author: 0 Fabianski’s comments highlight big problem at West Ham

The England worldwide, who scored his last Premier League goal in a 3-1 Arsenal win over West Ham three days shy of exactly one year ago, made his Watford debut as a late substitute against Everton . "It's more important to think about our side". It doesn't matter who we play. Although Watford did hit back just 14 minutes later, Andre Gray smashing a shot past Fabianski after an assist from Will Hughes.

Sports Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko set for MSG title clash
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Every time I enter the ring I try to give my fans the fight they want to see, the show they deserve. Speaking to the Westmeath Independent in June, he said: "I'll be spending a lot of time in NY, learning my trade and working to get to where I want to be, which is world champion".

Sports Panthers 'cautiously optimistic' Cam Newton will play Week 1 vs. Rams
Author: 0 Panthers 'cautiously optimistic' Cam Newton will play Week 1 vs. Rams

The franchise quarterback, who left the Panthers' game Thursday against the Patriots with a foot injury, is facing more tests Friday as the team holds its collective breath. "But I hope it's not too bad". The Panthers host the Rams on September 8 at 1 p.m. ET. He completed 4-of-6 passes for 30 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions, and he was sacked twice.

Sports Kyle Kuzma's ankle injury will keep him out of FIBA World Cup
Author: 0 Kyle Kuzma's ankle injury will keep him out of FIBA World Cup

Before heading to China, Team USA will complete training in Sydney where they'll play one more exhibition game against Canada prior to the World Cup. For the USA, Harrison Barnes scored 20 points on the night, while Kemba Walker came off the bench with 22 in their first loss in almost 13 years.

Sports Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good
Author: 0 Lampard says Chelsea’s misfiring strikers will come good

N'Golo Kante is struggling with a new injury and is a doubt for Chelsea's game against Norwich on Saturday. The German defender has been back training with the first team for some time now and played in the development squad game in midweek, so it's no surprise plenty of people were expecting tomorrow to mark his return to first team action.

Sports Jofra Archer imitates Steve Smith’s unorthodox style of leaving balls
Author: 0 Jofra Archer imitates Steve Smith’s unorthodox style of leaving balls

England , trying to stage this collection at 1-1, decreased Australia to 25/2 after dwelling captain Joe Root received the toss. Khawaja's top score (this series) is about 40 so far but he is a top order player. David Warner was one of Archer's six scalps, the controversial left-hander's exit starting the wobble that led to the tourists losing their last eight wickets for 43 runs.

Sports Lue agrees to deal with Clips to join Rivers' staff
Author: 0 Lue agrees to deal with Clips to join Rivers' staff

The 42-year-old was also said to be keen to join the Lakers as he was interested in coaching LeBron James , with whom he won the 2016 National Basketball Association title in Cleveland but his requirement in terms of length of contract and wages was not suitable for the Los Angeles franchise.

Sports Wild Hire New GM
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According to The Athletic's Mike Russo , the Wild plan to hire Guerin as the fourth GM in team history. As he attempted on July 30 to explain his decision to dismiss Fenton after just 15 months on the job, Leipold praised the former Nashville Predators assistant general manager as a "tremendous" scout who lacked the necessary acumen in other areas.

Sports The Lakers taking calculated risk with Dwight Howard signing
Author: 0 The Lakers taking calculated risk with Dwight Howard signing

A moment of silence is observed in honor of Philip "Flip" Saunders' passing before the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Minnesota Timberwolves at Staples Center on October 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. According to Wojnarowski , Howard was 25 pounds lighter and proved that his back was healthy, but it seems as though he'll be on a short leash despite saying all the right things during his visit with the Lakers.

Sports Cowboys' Stephen Jones 'Confident' Ezekiel Elliott Deal Will Be Done Before Opener
Author: 0 Cowboys' Stephen Jones 'Confident' Ezekiel Elliott Deal Will Be Done Before Opener

Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones is confident a deal with running back Ezekiel Elliott will be done before the team opens the season against the Giants on September 8. Faulk also suggested Prescott would become a "bum" after the quarterback gets his extension. Werder didn't say exactly when that contract was offered, but it's clear he didn't accept it because he still isn't in camp with the Cowboys.

Sports Former Concordia, Vikings player killed in MN home
Author: 0 Former Concordia, Vikings player killed in MN home

Their bodies were found Wednesday in their home near Long Prairie, a small town about two hours northwest of Minneapolis. The Todd County sheriff's office found Bennett, 63 and Carol , 66, who both died under "suspicious circumstances". The Vikings issued a statement Friday saying: "We are saddened by the tragic loss of former Vikings player Barry Bennett and his wife, Carol ". "It hit hard this morning", said Jon Kringen , superintendent for the Long Prairie Grey Eagle School District.

Sports Arsenal trio can match Liverpool attack - Auba
Author: 0 Arsenal trio can match Liverpool attack - Auba

Ahead of Saturday's late Premier League kick-off, Arsenal boss Unai Emery has likely been waking up in cold sweats at the prospect of returning to Anfield to face Liverpool . We are going to play 38 in total, so really to be in this moment with the possibility on Saturday to achieve first position is awesome and a really big possibility.

Sports Australia batsman Steve Smith out of Ashes with concussion
Author: 0 Australia batsman Steve Smith out of Ashes with concussion

He was displaying no visible marks from the blow just below his ear from England fast bowler Jofra Archer last Saturday which sent left many in the Australian dressing room feeling sick. 'It's not an ego game, ' the former Australia opening batsman insisted. "That leads to delayed reaction times and is just incredibly unsafe". Marnus Labuschagne is expected to get the call.

Sports Women's Rugby World Cup renamed for gender neutrality
Author: 0 Women's Rugby World Cup renamed for gender neutrality

The decision to drop genders from competition titles is a first for a major sporting federation and World Rugby believes it will "elevate the profile of the women's game, while eliminating any inherent or perceived bias towards men's only competitions and tournaments".

Sports Basketball fans slam seating for Australian Boomers game against Team USA
Author: 0 Basketball fans slam seating for Australian Boomers game against Team USA

Patty Mills and Chris Goulding scored 19 points each for Australia . "Everyone came out tonight", Mills said. Despite the huge crowd, Australian media reported that some fans were issued refunds because they bought tickets based on promotional materials depicting Stephen Curry and LeBron James - who were part of the USA player pool when the deal was struck a year ago to play these games.

Sports Raiders’ Antonio Brown reportedly files another grievance against National Football League over helmet issue
Author: 0 Raiders’ Antonio Brown reportedly files another grievance against National Football League over helmet issue

After losing the previous grievance, Brown and his representatives located a helmet of Brown's preferred model, the Schutt AiR Advantage, made fewer than 10 years ago, believing that would allow Brown to wear it this season. "He's a wide receiver, he gets hit across the middle, people are trying to take his head off. It is a major issue for him". On Sunday, Raiders general manager Mike Mayock seemed at his wit's end with the debate.

Sports Just lots of pictures from Hasan Ali's wedding reception
Author: 0 Just lots of pictures from Hasan Ali's wedding reception

Before the wedding ceremony took place, Ali had shared a picture of himself with a caption: "Last Night as a bachelor! looking forward". Samia - who hails from Hariana, India - and Hasan had met a year ago through a close friend in Dubai.

Sports Lakers Set Workouts For Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and Mo Speights
Author: 0 Lakers Set Workouts For Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and Mo Speights

Yes, he has been deemed a complainer, immature, among many other things, but a second chance to play with the Lakers and make an impact could be an enticing opportunity for the 6-foot-11 center. The former Chicago Bulls All-Star center Joakim Noah is seemingly getting interest in his services from the upstart Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference at the moment.

Sports Sri Lanka set to refuse to play Test in Pakistan
Author: 0 Sri Lanka set to refuse to play Test in Pakistan

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling, Tom Blundell, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Todd Astle, Tim Southee, Will Somerville, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult. Karunaratne had three shots run away through the slips for four - saved by his soft hands - and survived a decent lbw shout which was shown to be going over the stumps.

Sports 49ers QB Garoppolo on stinker: 'It's the first step'
Author: 0 49ers QB Garoppolo on stinker: 'It's the first step'

Monday night's game against Denver is, at the end of the day, a Week 2 preseason game where most of the 49ers' starters got their first action of the year. Clearly he was rusty, and some of his throws weren't good during his three series on the field. His second pass was intercepted by Broncos' cornerback Isaac Yiadom .

Sports U.S. Open Women’s Draw
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Williams and Sharapova were slated to face each other during the French Open previous year, but Williams had to pull out of the event. Kuznetsova, the 2004 US Open champion, had a stirring run to the Cincinnati final last week, beating Barty and Halep in the process.

Sports Junior Agogo Dies At Age 40
Author: 0 Junior Agogo Dies At Age 40

In 2002, he returned to England with Queens Park Rangers before moving onto Barnet and then Bristol Rovers, where he enjoyed the most fruitful period of his club career , scoring 41 goals in 126 games. He also represented Ghana at worldwide level. His notable contribution during the continental competition was his late match-winning effort that gave the Black Stars a 2-1 win over arch-rivals Nigeria .

Sports New England Patriots release statement on Patrick Chung's indictment for cocaine possession
Author: 0 New England Patriots release statement on Patrick Chung's indictment for cocaine possession

No one else was charged in the incident. Chung is scheduled to be arraigned on next Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. ET. The Patriots have not yet responded to requests for comment. "We will not be commenting while his judicial proceedings take place". He also did not play in the team's first two preseason games. He has not played thus far in the pre-season, although he has been a regular participant in practices, according to ESPN .

Sports Colin Cowherd to Baker Mayfield: 'Zip It, You're Embarrassing Yourself'
Author: 0 Colin Cowherd to Baker Mayfield: 'Zip It, You're Embarrassing Yourself'

An article published Tuesday by GQ describes Mayfield watching a " SportsCenter " segment on the Giants and commenting, "I can not believe the Giants took Daniel Jones ", and adding, "Blows my mind". Now that is the last time I will say that. "The good thing about having people around the league that you know ... when it comes down to it, I've worked with some people and they know how I am inside the building and they know who I am as a person".