Salah scores in Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 2:56 pm

HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Mohamed Salah scored for just the second time since August to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at Huddersfield in the English Premier League on Saturday. With Salah’s fourth goal of the season, Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City in the standings after nine games. City is well ahead on goal difference…. Continue Reading

Gulbis beats Isner to reach Stockholm Open final

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 1:42 pm

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Ernests Gulbis reached his first ATP final since 2014 by beating top-seeded John Isner 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 at the Stockholm Open on Saturday. Gulbis, a former French Open semifinalist, will play Stefanos Tsitsipas in Sunday’s championship match in his bid for a seventh career title. The third-seeded Tsitsipas won the first of… Continue Reading

Cardiff beats Fulham 4-2 for first EPL win, moves off bottom

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 12:56 pm

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Cardiff recorded its first win of the season in the English Premier League by beating Fulham 4-2 and moved off the bottom of the standings on Saturday. Fulham scored the best goal of the game — through Andre Schurrle’s 30-meter strike — but the league’s leakiest defense soon conceded twice, to… Continue Reading

Amy Schumer: No Super Bowl ads in support of Kaepernick

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 11:52 am

Amy Schumer says don’t look for her in a Super Bowl commercial this time around. She’s sitting this one out in support of Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism. The comedian and actress explained her stance at length Friday on Instagram, challenging white NFL players to kneel as well. Addressing them directly, she… Continue Reading

Goerges wins Luxembourg final and 2nd WTA title of the year

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 11:51 am

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Julia Goerges lived up to her top seeding at the Luxembourg Open by winning her second title of the year on Saturday. Goerges beat unseeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-4, 7-5 in the final. The German won her first tournament of the year in Auckland, reached another final at Charleston in April,… Continue Reading

Dick Modzelewski, star tackle for Giants, dies at 87

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 10:49 am

Dick Modzelewski, a star defensive tackle for the New York Giants in the 1950s and ’60s, has died at 87. The team said in a statement Saturday he died Friday at his home in Eastlake, Ohio, outside Cleveland. No cause was given. Modzelewski spent 14 years in the NFL, eight with the Giants, including six… Continue Reading

Mourinho melee as United concedes late at Chelsea

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 9:42 am

LONDON (AP) — Ross Barkley scored in the sixth minute of injury time to earn Chelsea a 2-2 draw against Manchester United in the Premier League and spark a touchline fracas involving United manager Jose Mourinho on Saturday. A member of Chelsea’s coaching staff celebrated wildly in front of United’s bench and clearly angered Mourinho,… Continue Reading

Kasatkina beats Jabeur to win Kremlin Cup

by Associated Press on October 20, 2018 at 8:32 am

MOSCOW (AP) — Daria Kasatkina won the Kremlin Cup on Saturday as Tunisian qualifier Ons Jabeur narrowly failed to become the first WTA winner from her country. Jabeur was a set and a break up at 4-1 in the second before she seemed to tire in her eighth match in as many days, allowing Kasatkina… Continue Reading