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Outpouring of support from former teammates as Liam Miller battles pancreatic cancer

Miller began his career with Celtic in 2000, winning the Scottish Premiership in 2004 before leaving that same summer. We wish him nothing but the best in his fight ahead, and hope for a speedy recovery. Many of his former clubs and colleagues have publicly expressed their support for Miller through social media. Charlie Adam tweeted: "Thoughts are with Liam miller and his family at this tough time.#staystrong".

Deshaun Watson suffers torn ACL, lost for season

Watson had been one of the game's best quarterbacks this season, his first in the league. Swinney said in a statement he spoke with Watson late Thursday afternoon about the disappointing news . Watson was the front runner to win the NFL Rookie of the Year award this season throwing for nearly 1.700 yards and 19 touchdowns since taking over as starter.

What NFL players are saying about Bob McNair's 'inmates' comment

I used a figure of speech that was never meant to be taken literally. Whatever happens, players on teams in the rest of the league also took notice of McNair's remarks, with some calling him akin to Donald Sterling, the former Los Angeles Clippers owner who was suspended and forced to sell his team by the National Basketball Association after racially charged remarks that were recorded came to light.

Zach Miller has epic touchdown taken away with bogus review after injury

Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure after the Saints, Bears game on Sunday, when the 90-year-old started feeling weak. The touchdown was set up by Brees' 54-yard throw to Brandon Coleman, who broke a sideline tackle attempt by safety Bryce Callahan . Drew Brees finished 23-of-28 passing for 299 yards.

Ortiz: MLB suspends Astros' Gurriel for racially insensitive gesture

Major League Baseball has made a decision to suspend Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel five games in 2018 for his racist gesture after hitting a home run off Dodgers starter Yu Darvish in the second inning of Game 3 of the World Series.

Bournemouth boss Howe disappointed to draw Chelsea in Carabao Cup

Antonio Conte has rubbished newspaper reports claiming a number of Chelsea players had made contact with former assistant manager Steve Holland telling him they miss him and were unhappy with the club's current training methods. "I hate this type of situation". He also confirmed that N'Golo Kante and Victor Moses will not be available today. Howe has spoken highly of counterpart Antonio Conte , who he pits his wits against when the two sides meet in the Premier League on Saturday ...

Another Sexual Predator in Hollywood Faces Allegations

Director and screenwriter James Toback is the latest Hollywood figure to be accused of sexual harassment and assault. He essentially goes up to women and says, 'Hey, I'm James Toback , and I'm a famous director, and I feel like there's a connection between us.' Then he shows them some article on himself or some other artifact to prove he is who he is, and tries to get them to go somewhere else with him.

Freak Rashford goal gives Manchester United win at Benfica

United finally tested the inexperienced Svilar for the first time nine minutes before the interval - Nemanja Matic drilling an effort at him from a narrow angle after driving into the left side of the area. 'I do foresee that in the future Lindelof will be a player of Jose Mourinho's team. Mkhitaryan had United's final chance of the first half after breaking away from the Benfica defence, but the Armenian fired over the crossbar as the two teams headed down the tunnel at 0-0.

Joel Embiid: Sixers 'got to listen to me' about minutes restriction

Embiid estimated he'll play around 16 minutes per game. "I got a voice, they got to listen to me". Just as they did past year, the Sixers are once again planning to limit Joel Embiid's minutes to start the season. Most fans would love to see the Sixers remove the training wheels and unleash Embiid in full force on the rest of the league. "We're going to discuss it, but at the same time I trust them, I trust the doctors, and even if I feel good, they have a plan behind it".

Panthers Fan Throws Punches in Stands, Later Arrested for Assault

After being released from Mecklenburg County jail on Friday night, Maraghy did not comment when asked about the incident by Stephanie Tinoco of WSOC9. Charlotte police say the man on the receiving end of the punches is 62 years old. Channel 9 looked into Maraghy's past and found he was charged with assault in 2013 but those charges were dropped.

France must be aggressive from the start against Belarus, says Hugo Lloris

But Didier Deschamps's side closed out the vital win, and three points at home to Belarus on Tuesday would book their ticket to Russian Federation. "There was a bit of tiredness and fragility because a lot was at stake", Deschamps said.

Lionel Messi putting Argentina's World Cup hopes on his back

Colombia qualified for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation next year, and went into the game knowing that a draw would get them through from the CONMEBOL ( South America ) conference. Which country stands a better chance at the World Cup: Argentina or Portugal? Because what would a World Cup without Messi be? We have players playing overseas of some quality.

Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback YA Tittle dies at age 90

In 1957, Tittle led the NFL with 176 pass completions, which nearly seems absurd when you realize that only one other player in the league that year completed more than 140 passes. Tittle's yardage still stands as the fifteenth most noteworthy single-diversion add up to in National Football League history while his seven touchdowns are as yet tied as the best single-amusement execution by any quarterback in National Football League history.

Wales and Republic of Ireland battle in World Cup qualifier

Serbia topped Group D after beating Georgia but Ireland still have a shout of joining them as they take their place among the sides in the play-offs. We're still going to be depending on results from Tuesday evening but the certainties are now Italy from Group G and Croatia from I. "The players have proven this is a golden era", Coleman said at his press conference ahead of the Cardiff clash.

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Jones steps up in replacement of Ty Montgomery

Sunday's National Football League matchups included a huge game between the #Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys . Said Rodgers: "I was going to call another play but "Tae" came back said, 'Call it again.' He said, with his eyes, he just said, 'Throw a better ball'".

Costa Rica Qualify For World Cup After Dramatic Last-Minute Equaliser V Honduras

Spain had taken the lead in the 5th minute through an own goal by Brazil's Wesley. Ruiz played the ball from his left foot to his right to fake his way past Acosta, dribbled past Izaguirre and crossed to Waston. The United States moved into third place on 12 points on Friday with a 4-0 romp over Panama. The Socceroos will be trying to advance to the next stage of the playoffs when they play Syria in Sydney on Tuesday night.

Matic warns Man Utd's rivals that he will get even better

The north London side will make the trip to Pep Guardiola's all-conquering Manchester City side at the Etihad Stadium in November before the Gunners host Manchester United at The Emirates in early December. The issue has been simmering for years and former Liverpool CEO Ian Ayre has led calls for clubs to be able to sell their foreign rights on an individual basis which would allow the big ones to cash in more on their global marketability.

3 troops wounded in militant attack on camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir

The militants attacked 182 battalion camp of the BSF near the Srinagar worldwide airport early on Tuesday. While civil airport is secured by CRPF , the technical area and outer periphery area of airport is maintained by BSF and Air Force.

Rohit credits pitch side talks for successful partnerships with Rahane

He also added that Team India never took Australia lightly because they are a top quality team and deserve respect. Two overs earlier, Rohit had taken a single to become the ninth Indian to cross 6,000 runs. Only Shahid Afridi's 63 sixes against Sri Lanka is higher. Part-timer Jadhav was impressive and took the prized wicket of Smith , leaving Australia at 100 for two in the 20th over.

Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ St. Louis

They trailed the Brewers by 4.5 games at the All Star break, but they have the best record in the NL since said break and take some momentum into the playoffs. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, in St. Louis. As for Russell, he coped with a slump and a publicized divorce filing before plantar fasciitis sidelined him for six weeks until his return September 16.

IN coach prepares for Penn State, praises Saquon Barkley, Trace McSorley

Save for Iowa picking off McSorley deep in Penn State territory which resulted in a touchdown throw on their first play of the drive, there's a good chance Iowa doesn't even score in the first half. I don't think Penn State will be able to move the ball as easily as it has. Take the turn of events before halftime, for example. That place is going to be rocking Saturday night.

Liverpool fans convinced Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is 'cursed' as miserable run continues

Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie with Leicester City will see the Reds attempt to win the competition at the third time of asking under their current manager. "I would love to but I'm not sure if the world is ready for such a insane decision". Liverpool duo Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne are continuing to make positive steps in their ongoing recoveries from long-term injuries according to J├╝rgen Klopp .

How to watch Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin online

It's almost time for the talking to stop, with the hours ticking down as Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez's hotly-anticipated contest on the Las Vegas Strip moves ever closer. "I am the champion and I bring all my belts", Golovkin said. Right now I feel great. It's a fight that pits arguably the two best pound-for-pound boxers in the world against each other now that Mayweather has retired.

'Indian soldier killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir'

He is a native of Vidya Bhawan Naraypur village in Balia district of Uttar Pradesh. This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days. "One BSF trooper has been killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan rangers". Both sides accused each other of ceasefire violations earlier in the week.

Jurgen Klopp disappointed to lose points against Sevilla

Sean Dyche has had a good start to the season as Burnley manager, a terrific opening day performance saw Burnley win 3-2 at the champions Chelsea . "In the first half when we were winning and Liverpool were on the counter, I did something not right", he admitted. Whether this caused him to react late or whether he reverted to his old habits , I felt that he took a few minutes too many to introduce Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain .

Cardinals' David Johnson Could Miss 'Half the Season' With Sprained Wrist

Johnson went down after he was hit by three players on the reception. He finished with 23 rushing yards on 11 carries and six receptions for 68 yards, giving him 91 yards from scrimmage. But Wetzel is better at left tackle, Arians said. X-rays after the game came back negative and suggested that the wrist was only sprained. "He didn't play very well".

Kevin Anderson can nearly taste a historic final

While victories over JC Aragone, Ernests Gulbis, Borna Coric and the risky Paolo Lorenzi were all high quality, it was the quarter-finals here he really appeared to hit his stride. It was the first time when Anderson's game was stretched to four sets but the Italian failed to stop Anderson's stunning run at the US Open , losing by 6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 4-6.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace English Premier League Live (1-0)

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer has revealed advice given to him from former Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal has given him hope to cope with life in the Premier League . Just a few weeks ago he was the right man and you have to stick with him, show him he believes in him - he has not had any sort of chance, I just don't want chance he had.

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Clemson-Auburn

Any chance Auburn had to win the game probably went out the window in the first half. "What a tough, gritty game". CLEMSON , S.C. - All preseason, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney told Kelly Bryant that the best version of Bryant would be good enough this season for the Tigers.

Sloane Stephens Did The Damn Thing

The only time in her career she has reached that many major finals in a season was 2002 (lost all three). The first title Serena won there was back in 1999 and the latest was 2014, a remarkable stretch. In a dramatic eight-minute 11th game, Stephens pounced before claiming victory in the 12th with Williams finally undone by 51 unforced errors .