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    NASCAR playoff standings 2019: Updated points for Cup chase after the Federated Auto Parts 400 | Sporting News

    Martin Truex Jr. has never earned back-to-back wins in his career, but on Saturday, the veteran driver came away with the checkered flag for the second consecutive NASCAR Playoff race. He edged out Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Erik Jones at the Federated Auto Parts 400 at the Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia. “I don’t even know what to say, I really don’t,” Truex told the NBC broadcast after the race. “I’m speechless. “We kept plugging away at it, kept plugging away at it, as we always do. We just keep digging and we never quit. Next thing you know I’m catching (Kyle Busch) for the lead. I’m like, ‘Cool, here we go.’ The sweep…

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    College football scores: Live results, updates, highlights from Week 4's top 25 games | Sporting News

    It’s Week 4 in college football, and it has a lot more to offer than a weekend in which no top-25 teams played each other. This week has three such games in No. 11 Michigan at No. 13 Wisconsin (noon, FOX) and a CBS doubleheader with No. 8 Auburn at No. 17 Texas A&M (3:30 p.m.) and No. 7 Notre Dame at No. 3 Georgia (8 p.m.). MORE: Watch college football games live with fuboTV (7-day free trial) Those games promise to be exciting, but other enticing matchups include Oklahoma State at No. 12 Texas and a meeting between No. 16 Oregon and Stanford. And considering USC upset No. 10…

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    Notre Dame vs. Georgia: Defense guides Bulldogs to signature win over Fighting Irish | Sporting News

    No. 3 Georgia got a scare in the final minutes, but its defense held on to preserve a 23-17 win over No. 7 Notre Dame on Saturday. With the victory, the Bulldogs pick up a signature win that figures to go a long way in their pursuit of the College Football Playoff. MORE: Watch Notre Dame vs. Georgia live on fuboTV Georgia stymied a Notre Dame offense that entered the day averaging 50.5 points per game after big wins over Louisville and New Mexico. Ian Book was particularly pestered in the second half, recording two interceptions and causing the Irish to fall into a double-digit hole early in the fourth…

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    Adams returns to RB Leipzig after USMNT win over Ecuador

    The 20-year-old has been sent back to his club side, along with goalkeeper Jesse Gonzalez U.S. men’s national team defender/midfielder Tyler Adams has been sent back to his club side RB Leipzig. Adams played the full match on Thursday, as the USMNT defeated Ecuador 1-0 in a friendly in Orlando.  The 20-year-old shined in a hybrid right back/midfield role, playing for the first time under new manager Gregg Berhalter.  Gyasi Zardes scored the only goal for USA to make it three wins from three under the former Columbus Crew boss. The wins means Berhalter became just the second USA coach after Bob Bradley in 2007 to win each of his first three games.…

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    Juventus pulled off a 'great coup' by landing Arsenal's Ramsey – Baresi

    The Italian side have the Welsh star set to join up in the summer, and the former Milan hero is sure the midfielder will make his mark in Serie A Juventus’ signing of Aaron Ramsey has been hailed as a “great coup” by former Italy star Franco Baresi , who doesn’t see the Arsenal man having any issues in adapting to life in Italy.  Ramsey is set to end an 11-year stay with the Gunners and make the switch to the Serie A champions when his contract expires in this summer. The midfielder has agreed a four-year contract with the Italian outfit and will team up with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala,…

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    Luis Enrique defends Morata after Norway misses

    The Atletico Madrid striker failed to score from six opportunities as he prolonged an international drought that stretches back to November 2017 Luis Enrique dismissed suggestions Alvaro Morata is low on confidence after the Spain striker drew a blank in a 2-1 home win against Norway. Spain got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign up and running with a victory secured thanks to Sergio Ramos scoring a penalty won by Morata. But the Atletico Madrid striker, who is on loan from Chelsea, failed to score despite having six shots – more than any other player at Mestalla on Saturday. A Dani Ceballos cross provided Morata with his best opportunity to score…

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    'More to come' promises red-hot Vela after hat trick against San Jose

    The Mexican forward put in a stunning showing in a thrashing of the San Jose Earthquakes and is ready to prove his MVP quality in Major League Soccer Carlos Vela wants to be recognized as one of the best players in Major League Soccer. If he can string together more showings like the one he had Saturday in a 5-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, the Mexican star will be.  Vela was at his brilliant best for Los Angeles FC as they dominated the winless Earthquakes, scoring three times in leading Bob Bradley’s side to another win as their strong start to the season continues.  The win keeps LAFC…

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    Bonucci made a mistake with comments on Juve team-mate Kean, insists Sarri

    The defender accused the 19-year-old forward of provoking the home fans after he celebrated an 85th-minute goal Maurizio Sarri says Leonardo Bonucci’s comments in the aftermath of alleged abuse towards Moise Kean by Cagliari supporters were a “mistake” but insists the Juventus defender is “not racist”. Kean’s fine display in his side’s 2-0 Serie A win against Cagliari on Tuesday was overshadowed by allegations that the 19-year-old, who scored Juve’s second goal, was the target of racist taunts. The Italy international celebrated his late strike in front of Cagliari’s supporters, and team-mate Bonucci said after the game that Kean should take 50 per cent of the blame for the incident because he incited the home crowd. Click Here:…

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    What channel is NASCAR on today? Time, TV schedule for Richmond race | Sporting News

    What channel is the NASCAR race on today? What time does the NASCAR race start? These are the questions that plague race fans every Sunday — or in this case, Saturday — when each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be on either NBC or NBCSN for the second half of the 2019 season with differing start times. As for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway, the Cup Series’ second of two visits to the track this year and the second race of the 2019 playoffs, the channel that will broadcast the race is NBCSN. The start time for the race at Richmond is 7:30 p.m. ET. The 7:30 p.m. ET start time for the…

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    NFL Week 3 picks: Will Cowboys, Patriots cover their historic spreads? | Sporting News

    Usually we reach Week 3 of the season and the bettors and NFL oddsmakers alike are trying to figure out who’s reached expectations, who’s under-performed and who’s been punching above their weight so far. The lines are generally fairly tight and it’s tough to pick a winner in most matchups. MORE: Get the latest NFL odds at Sportsbook Review Not this season, and not this week. For the second time since Week 5 of the 1987 season, there will be two games that close with over 20-point spreads in the same week as the Cowboys host the Dolphins and the Patriots are visited by the Jets. For context, 1987 was a strike year…