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Tottenham fans react to confirmation of new deal

Spurs have been busy extending the contracts of their key players this year and that highlights how serious Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy are about keeping hold of their best talents. He won the Under-20 World Cup with England earlier in the summer and impressed in the pre-season friendlies as well. "I am over the moon at the moment", Walker-Peters said after signing the extension.

Ben Stokes rescues England with his 6th Ton

The fight so lacking in West Indies' efforts during the opening Test of the series in Birmingham was there for all to see during a mammoth 246-run stand between Brathwaite and Hope that spanned 68.3 overs. The England fast bowler now has 495 Test wickets. Woakes had become a mainstay in all three worldwide formats, but a side strain suffered barely two overs into England's Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh at The Oval in June put him out of action for 11 weeks.

Henrik Stenson leads Wyndham golf

Believing he had a two shot lead as he teed off at the 72nd hole, Stenson's approach finished just over the back of the green. The final round included three holes-in-one. Na (68), missed his par putt in 18 and wound up in tied for fourth with Sabbatini (64) and Armour (64). On a hot afternoon when spectators resorted to hand fans in an effort to keep cool, Henrik Stenson was red hot when it counted Sunday.

Los Angeles Dodgers land Curtis Granderson from New York Mets

Granderson found out about the trade on Friday night following the Mets loss against the Miami Marlins. Granderson batted just.228 in 111 games with NY this season but has hit 19 home runs and driven in 52 runs. "It's a little bittersweet to do that, but to get an opportunity to go and play in the post-season is going to be exciting". But Granderson became expendable on a team committed to rebuilding.

White Sox at Dodgers

Leury Garcia, Nicky Delmonico and Jose Abreu homered off Darvish, who gave up three runs and eight hits in six innings. It was the second straight day that the White Sox hit a leadoff home run, and the first time in franchise history that Chicago hit a leadoff home run on the first pitch of the game on back-to-back days.

Powerball jackpot climbs to more than half a billion dollars

The overall prize for Saturday night's drawing will be $510 million. The cash payout for the jackout is an estimated $342.2 million. The second is the cash option of $324.2 million, but it would be subject to state and federal taxes. The jackpot began rolling June 14 and has rolled 19 times. The victor of last Friday's $393 million Mega Millions prize has not come forward. The current jackpot would be the eighth largest in US history , and the fifth largest Powerball jackpot ever.

Iran parliament seeks to boost missile funding

During Sunday's voting session, 240 out of 244 legislators approved the missile spending bill. It proposes that the government allocates an additional $260m for the "development of the missile programme" and the same amount to Iran's Quds Force, a branch of the country's Revolutionary Guards Corps, the official state news agency Irna said.

Barcelona eye up £72m move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio

Gracenote's computer-generated Euro Club Index is predicting that Real Madrid will finish as champions again this season, in an even closer title race. Deulofeu returned to the Catalan club in a buy-back deal from Everton earlier this summer and opened the scoring in the 5-0 win over Chapecoense in the Gamper Trophy on Monday, when he also assisted two more goals before going off at half-time.

Rafa Benitez 'unhappy' with Newcastle's transfer window

Newcastle have been scouring the market for new additions this summer and, despite adding five players to his squad, manager Rafael Benitez said he was frustrated with the lack of movement on Wednesday. "The teams at the top have put prices so high that ... for average players they ask for big money, big commission, big wages". The 21-year-old Brazilian was disciplined by Chelsea after posting offensive messages against the Chinese while on tour in the Far East.

'Golden Girl' Betty Cuthbert dies, aged 79

Cuthbert did not compete at the Rome Olympics in 1960 due to injury, but added to her gold medal tally in Tokyo in 1964 with her victory in the 400m. MARLENE MATHEWS , Cuthbert's greatest Australian rival - "I have never met anyone that had such great faith and determination".

Frank Lampard reacts to Victor Moses' display in Chelsea v Arsenal

From the respective team sheets I would say that Antonio Conte is slightly more desperate to win, as he has picked his strongest possible team, while Arsene Wenger has decided not to start Alexis Sanchez or Laurent Koscielny. Wenger signed a new two-year contract after May's FA Cup final win over Chelsea , but the Frenchman knows he needs to deliver in order to win back support of his bosses and supporters of the club.

NFL Dolphins lure quarterback Cutler back to league

Cutler will have to rapidly develop some chemistry and timing with his new receivers. The Dolphins reportedly had been in contact with Cutler since their starting QB, Ryan Tannehill , went down with a knee injury in practice Thursday.

Despite missing cut, Curry pleased with experience

Even if he plays a spectacular round, it's tough to imagine him keeping pace with people who golf week in and week out to make a living. Curry, who shot a four-over 74 in his first round on Thursday, followed that up with another four-over 74 on Friday, finishing with an eight-over 148 through two rounds.

Game Of Thrones Scripts Leaked After Major HBO Hack

The screenshots drew attention towards Star India and the broadcast giant later in the evening released a media statement accepting the compromise. Games Of Thrones leaks are nothing new. The first four episodes of season 5 leaked online , thanks to advanced screeners that are sent out to members of the press.

Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins in 1st match back

Sharapova suffered the injury while playing in her first United States match in more than two years, defeating American Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 in her Monday opener at Stanford. She had not played in the USA since March of 2015 due in part to a 15-month doping suspension for the use of meldonium. After yesterday's scan, the doctor has recommended I don't risk further injury.

Steph Curry Crashes House Party and Chugs Bud Lights

Because the Warriors own Curry's bird rights, they were able to reward him with a five-year, $201 million super-max deal without it significantly affecting their cap situation. Ever since [LeBron] posted that first video, I've loved it because he made a song that maybe a lot of people wouldn't have know pretty popular just by doing that video.

Sri Lanka's struggle continues in Galle Test vs India (Lead Lunch Report)

Galle: India inched closer towards victory in the first Test after Sri Lanka managed to reach 85 for 2 after India set a mammoth victory target of 550 riding on skipper Virat Kohli's 17th Test hundred. It was a clinical performance by the Indian Team led by Virat Kohli . In his unbeaten 103-run knock, Kohli faced 136 balls and hit five fours and a six.

Chelsea suffer another defeat as Inter beats team

However, his careless backpass looped over Padelli's head and found the back of the night, much to his own embarrassment, and the Chelsea players were left stunned with how they had been thrown a freakish lifeline. Inter had already beaten Lyon and Bayern Munich without conceding a goal in the tournament and Luciano Spalletti's men made it three out of three in humid conditions on Saturday.

3rd Test Day 3

Five years on, however, it was a different story as Amla exited for just six, when he could do nothing other than glove a lifting Roland-Jones ball to wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow. After Cook's departure, Ben Stokes stepped on the gas and made a 72-ball fifty. The four-match series between England and South Africa is so far level at 1-1 with England winning the Lord's Test to begin Joe Root's captaincy career in the most ideal manner after the right-hander celebrated his new role with a ...

Brandon Knight Injury Update

For his career, Knight has averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds over 382 games. If the Suns were to move Bledsoe, Knight's presence on the roster would have been almost guaranteed for next season. He made only five starts, following a campaign that saw him average 19.6 points per game. Perhaps the sudden injury to Knight might make Phoenix become more aggressive in a push for Irving.