Baseball

Smokies’ Abbott ends year in stellar fashion

There's ending the season on a high note and then there's what Cory Abbott has done. The Cubs' No. 16 prospect struck out 10 and allowed two hits and three walks over six scoreless innings as Double-A Tennessee coasted to a 10-3 triumph over Mobile on Saturday at Hank Aaron Stadium. He extended his shutout streak to 22 2/3 frames.Video: Tennessee's Abbott racks up 10 strikeouts Abbott (8-8) began the
Soccer

Luqman and co to get time with Japanese clubs

6 of the most talents Under-19 players in Malaysia will get the perfect opportunity to better their game after FAM sealed deal with 2 J1 League teams. It's an opportunity of a lifetime for six players who shone during the recent AFF U18 Championship in Vietnam where Malaysia created surprises along the way to end up runner-up behind Australia.  In order to maximise the talents on hand, Football Association of
Soccer

Transfer news: Galatasaray reveal negotiations with Falcao over move away from Monaco

The forward is poised to swap Monaco for Istanbul after Galatasaray announced they have started negotiations over a transfer Radamel Falcao is set to join Galatasaray after the Turkish giants revealed talks are underway to sign the veteran striker from Monaco. Falcao, who is yet to feature for Monaco this season due to an ankle injury, has been linked to Galatasaray throughout the transfer window. The 33-year-old is now poised
Tennis

US Open: Townsend and Ahn flourishing years after teen stardom

[ad_1] You don't need to tell that to Americans Taylor Townsend or Kristie Ahn, either, but here they are into the fourth round of a major for the first time many years after being tipped for glory. Townsend continued her winning ways over Romanians when the qualifier defeated Sorana Cirstea at the US Open on Saturday 7-5, 6-2, charging the net in similar fashion that earned her a stunning victory
Baseball

Waldichuk spins gem to keep Pulaski alive

Pulaski had its back to the wall in the Appalachian League semifinals, but Ken Waldichuk delivered the best start of his career to keep his team alive.  The Yankees left-hander pitched a career-high 4 2/3 innings, allowing one hit and matching a personal best with nine strikeouts, as Pulaski blanked Burlington, 6-0, in Game 2 of the best-of-3 series on Saturday at Calfee Park.   Gameday box score Waldichuk had his
Soccer

FAM and MFL used RM2.46 million to pay teams’ bad debts

A total of 6 teams, 3 from Super League and 3 from Premier League saw a large portion of their debts being cleared through FAM and MFL. Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and Malaysian Football League (MFL) have made payments amounting to RM2,458,970.20 using money from the MFL broadcasting rights as well as the balance deposit in FAM to pay off debts accrued by six teams to settle salary arrears
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Dustin Poirier’s epic win over Justin Gaethje

When Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje was announced as the main event of UFC on FOX 29, expectations were high. And the fighters delivered. One of 2018’s most epic showdowns went down in Glendale, Ariz,, as two lightweight warriors with histories of exciting fights collided. It was a memorable battle in which Geathje, the hometown favorite, appeared to turn the tide in the third round, only to have Poirier come
Baseball

Renegades’ Jones has monster night at dish

Greg Jones has thrived in the leadoff spot for Class A Short Season Hudson Valley. On Saturday night, he had a career night at the dish. The ninth-ranked Rays prospect went 5-for-5 with three RBIs and three runs scored as the Renegades rolled past Aberdeen, 9-1, at Dutchess Stadium. It was his first career five-hit game.Video: Hudson Valley's Jones gets fifth hit The switch-hitting shortstop didn't waste any time, singling to right
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Why first Naomi Osaka-Coco Gauff US Open showdown did not disappoint

9:22 PM ETD'Arcy MaineESPN NEW YORK -- In the most buzzed-about matchup thus far at the US Open, defending champion and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka took on 15-year-old tennis prodigy Coco Gauff in a third-round clash Saturday night at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It was the first meeting between the two, and while it wasn't exactly the best match, it set the scene for what could be a tremendous rivalry
Tennis

Naomi Osaka comforts Coco Gauff after teen loses at US Open

[ad_1] In a blockbuster third-round matchup and in their first career meeting, the world No. 1 and 21-year-old from Japan bested the 15-year old American 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to advance to the round of 16.After the match, in a move not seen often in tennis, Osaka embraced Gauff and asked the teen if she would share her interview with her on court at Arthur Ashe Stadium.Gauff initially said she