Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas

Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas: comeback continues on Live Stream Online Saturday night when he takes on Free Samuel Vargas in Birmingham, England, in a non-title welterweight match U.S. PPV Boxing fans will have a place to easily and legally watch Amir Khan vs Samuel Vargas on Saturday

Whenever Amir Khan flexes his right hand he sees multiple scars from an operation two years ago in which part of his hip bone was grafted into his broken fist. But, as he prepares to face Samuel Vargas in Birmingham on Saturday night, he says there is no permanent mental damage from the three brutal stoppages on his record – and that, at 31, he still has plenty left in the tank.

“I’ve trained harder than ever before,” says Khan after a punishing first full camp with his trainer, Joe Goossen. “I feel better now than when I was 25. And I hit a lot harder. This is a fight that will tell me what I have left, how far I can go and whether I can go to the next level to the fights like Manny Pacquiao and Kell Brook. But I know I’ve got a lot left in me. If I didn’t I’d walk away.

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“Remember Pacquiao was at his peak when he was 31, 32. He was knocking out guys like Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito. I remember training and sparring with him then, and he was at his strongest. I’m coming back because I know I can achieve more in the sport before I call it a day. I’m still young, I still feel young.”

Khan believes Vargas is “nowhere near my level” and the evidence of the naked eye and their respective records suggests he is right.

Vargas, a 29-year-old Canadian-Colombian, has 29 victories and only three defeats from 34 fights. However, whenever he has stepped into the highest class, against fighters such as Errol Spence and Danny Garcia, he has been stopped. Khan should win – and comfortably.

He knows there are plenty of doubters – including Vargas, who says Khan is “damaged” from being knocked out by Canelo Álvarez when he unwisely moved up to light-middleweight to fight the Mexican in 2016.

“It’s all mind games,” Khan says. “Vargas has been knocked out himself, he’s been stopped himself. He shouldn’t be in the same ring as me. I need this type of fight to get me going again because my last fight [a one-round stoppage of Phil Lo Greco] was so short and I have had such a long time out of the ring with the hand injury.”

Khan points out he has never lost as a welterweight. And crucially, he seems to have finally realised he does not have to necessarily slug it out every time he is put under pressure – which has been sometimes been his undoing. “Having big balls can get you into trouble,” he says. “You shouldn’t be too happy to have them because they can get you in to trouble.”

Much of Khan’s renewed confidence comes from working with Goossen, an eloquent and flamboyant trainer with several world champions on his CV, including Joel Casamayor, Diego Corrales and Michael Nunn.

The 65-year-old Goossen says Khan is “undoubtedly” the quickest fighter he has ever worked with – “he’s left me going ‘wow’ a few times and that is not easy to do after all these jaded years,”– but believes he has significantly improved Khan’s fitness and made his charge harder to hit.

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“Amir is a tremendous athlete,” he says. “But there is a certain point when you get to the top level, some things can get exposed and be exploited. You have to have some defensive subtleties; it’s what keeps you in the game.”

The promoter Eddie Hearn said that how Khan performs against Vargas will determine whether he fights again in December or next year, as well as the identity of his opponent.

Hearn has no doubts Khan can become a world champion again. “A fight with Pacquiao is probably more international than Brook, while Khan versus Brook shuts the whole country down,” he says. “Amir is in the lucky position where it is up to him.”

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Ohio State vs Rutgers

Ohio State vs Rutgers Live Stream Online Watch Scarlet Knights vs Buckeyes,  NCAAF College Football Free HD TV Schedule. This week the Ohio State football team looks to go big again, opening B1G play against Rutgers at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Ohio Stadium

After a five-day marathon during Week 1 of the college football season, the second week of the season brings us one major nonconference test for a perennial power, a key intrastate rivalry and several conference games that could factor in to division races later in the season.It will be a two- or three-TV Saturday, so here’s a handy guide to direct you through the mayhem.

No. 2 Clemson at Texas A&M, ESPN, 7 p.m.: Jimbo Fisher’s first big test as the coach of the Aggies takes place against a familiar foe. Dabo Swinney will bring his Clemson Tigers to take on the Aggies after Fisher and Swinney squared off annually when Fisher was the coach at Florida State. Sophomore quarterback Kellen Mond will have to be sharp for the Aggies against the tough Clemson defensive front. Plus, we get to see how the Tigers’ quarterback rotation of Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence looks in a tough road environment.

No. 17 USC at No. 10 Stanford, FOX, 8:30 p.m.: Star Cardinal running back Bryce Love was held in check during Week 1, but quarterback K.J. Costello (332 yards, four touchdowns) and wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside (226 yards, three touchdowns) erupted in the passing game. Meanwhile, freshman quarterback JT Daniels was solid in his Trojans debut with 282 yards and two touchdowns. Both of these defenses can flat out fly, which should make this a fun one on The Farm.

No. 3 Georgia at No. 24 South Carolina, CBS, 3:30 p.m.: Make no mistake about it … just because Georgia is the defending SEC champion and South Carolina hasn’t been relevant in the SEC East since the Jadeveon Clowney years doesn’t mean this game is meaningless. It’s huge. The Bulldogs have only 60 minutes against a cupcake under their belts, and the defense is going up against a Gamecocks offense that features playmakers everywhere — including at wide receiver with Deebo Samuel and Bryan Edwards. It’s a 10-point spread in Las Vegas, so the boys in the desert don’t seem to think much of Will Muschamp’s crew. But if they spring the upset, it would drastically change the landscape of the SEC East.

No. 13 Penn State at Pitt, ABC, 8 p.m.: The Panthers stunned the Nittany Lions at Heinz Field two years ago, but James Franklin’s crew got revenge last season in a big way in Happy Valley. How vulnerable is Penn State after Appalachian State took Trace McSorley and Co. to overtime last weekend? We’ll find out if the No. 13 in the country is a contender or a pretender this week in an old-school rivalry that has produced some surprises over the years.

Other big games
No. 18 Mississippi State at Kansas State, ESPN, noon: Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald will be back after serving a one-game suspension, and his first test of the year comes in a tricky environment against the Wildcats in Manhattan. Bill Snyder’s crew struggled a bit last week in a three-point win over FCS South Dakota, and will throw quarterbacks Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson at the Bulldogs defense. This game won’t draw national headlines, but it’s a fun little nonconference tilt at high noon to wet your whistle for the afternoon and evening fun.

UCLA at No. 6 Oklahoma, FOX, 1 p.m.: The Chip Kelly era with the Bruins started off with a thud in the loss to Cincinnati, and they follow it up with a trip to take on the reigning Big 12 champs in their place. Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray will draw plenty of publicity after exploding in his first career start last week vs. FAU, but the bigger and more important matchup will be the Bruins offensive line against the fast and physical Sooners front seven. The Bruins couldn’t keep the Bearcats out of the backfield last week, so this one might turn sideways in a hurry.

Iowa State at Iowa, FOX, 5 p.m.: There’s nothing better than an intra-state, nonconference rivalry game in Week 2, and the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy is here for your Saturday afternoon viewing pleasure. This one went into overtime a year ago, with the Hawkeyes holding off the Cyclones in Ames. Iowa State’s first game of the season got rained out, so the uncertainty surrounding the identity of the Cyclones adds a nice little wrinkle.

Kentucky at No. 25 Florida, SEC Network, 7:30 p.m.: It’s been 31 years since the Wildcats beat the Gators. Think about that for a second. The last win for the Wildcats occurred when Ronald Regan was in the White House, the original Nintendo was all the rage and teenagers rocked out to Poison, Skid Row, Def Leppard and Guns N’ Roses. Will the Gators have ‘nothing’ but a good time?’ It might depend on if the Wildcats history of ‘livin’ on a prayer’ gets answered in The Swamp on Saturday night.

No. 15 Michigan State at Arizona State, ESPN, 10:45 p.m.: The Herm Edwards era with the Sun Devils got off to a great start last week, while the Spartans struggled at home against Utah State. Their reward is a cross-country trip to Sun Devil Stadium and a challenge to slow down star Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry. It’s Pac-12 after dark with a lot on the line for both teams. Let’s get weird.

One Championship 79 Beyond the Horizon

One Championship 79 Beyond the Horizon, Live Stream Online Free HD TV Schedule, Shanghai is in for another electrifying night of the world’s most exciting martial arts action on 8 September

The women’s strawweight title will be on the line Saturday when ONE Championship returns to China. “ONE Championship 79: Beyond the Horizon” is set for Baoshan Arena in Shanghai. The card will stream through online pay-per-view in North America on the ONE Championship app.

In the main event, women’s strawweight championship Jing Nan Xiong (15-1) will put her title on the line against Brazil’s Samara Santos (12-5-1). In the MMA co-feature, former featherweight champion Honorio Banario (13-6) meets Amir Khan (10-3) in a lightweight bout. The card also will feature kickboxing and muay Thai fights as part of the ONE Championship Super Series.

Ahead of the event, take a look at some features about those fighters and more in the videos below.
Shanghai is in for another electrifying night of the world’s most exciting martial arts action on 8 September with ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON! The blockbuster event is headlined by ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan, who defends China’s first-ever mixed martial arts world title against top Brazilian contender Samara Santos.

Plus, top lightweight contenders collide in a pivotal bout between Honorio Banario and Amir Khan. Banario is riding a red-hot five-bout win streak, but that could come to an end against the devastating Khan, who owns the most knockouts in ONE history.
“The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China is the reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion. With a professional record of 15-1, Xiong began her career competing in professional boxing and was inspired by her father, who imparted in her values of courage and integrity. Featuring a wide array of skills, “The Panda” bagged a gold medal at the prestigious China Open Brazilian jiu-jitsu tournament in 2017. In her last bout, she defeated Laura Balin to successfully retain her ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship for the first time. Up next, the 30-year-old defends her title against Samara Santos.

Samara “Marituba” Santos of Brazil is a 25-year-old female mixed martial artist who is set to make her promotional debut at ONE: BEYOND THE HORIZON. A former Salcaterra Marajo Fight Strawweight Champion, Santos has gained solid experience competing largely in her home country of Brazil for the majority of her career.

She has amassed a 12-5-1 record over the past three years as a professional, including six wins by submission. In her first appearance in ONE, Santos will take on defending ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion Xiong Jing Nan.

ONE Championship 73 takes place today, and you can watch a live stream of the event on MMAjunkie.

ONE Championship 73 takes place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. In the main event, Angela Lee defends her atomweight title against Mei Yamaguchi. And in the co-feature, Martin Nguyen puts his featherweight title on the line against Angela Lee’s brother, Christian Lee.

Miami vs Savannah State

Miami vs Savannah State Live Stream Free Online, The Miami Hurricanes will heal against FCS Savannah State in the home opener on Saturday. The Tigers lost their season opener 52-0 at UAB …

The Miami Hurricanes will be without wide receiver Ahmmon Richards and defensive end Demetrius Jackson. Richards will likely be replaced in the starting lineup as the X-receiver by Senior Darrell Langham. Richards missed significant portions of the loss to LSU with the injury.Starting Sophomore slot receiver Jeff Thomas stepped up last week and had five receptions for 132 yards. That was more than a third the number of yards he had all of 2017. Another player to watch in the passing game is Freshman Brian Hightower. He had a spectacular 32-yard touchdown reception.Jackson has been listed as a backup. His snaps are likely to be split by Freshman Gregory Rousseau and Junior Scott Patchan. Neither Patchan or Rousseau got on the scoresheet against LSU.

Savannah State was pummeled in their season opener at Alabama-Birmingham. The Blazers dominated in virtually every aspect of the game. The Tigers gave up 548 total yards and managed only 178.

When Savannah State is on offense any success they are likely to have will come on the ground. They were an astonishingly bad one for 17 passing for 23 yards with two interceptions. Their running game did mildly well. Savannah State gained 155 yards on 38 carries.

Four Tigers shared the load on the ground. They were led by Rashad Sexton with seven carries for 46 yards, Jaylen McCloud’s 12 attempts were the most. He finished with 43 yards. Two other Tigers had at least 37 yards rushing.UAB ran 83 plays last week. That gave many Savannah State Tigers a chance to make plays on defense. Isaiah Bennett led them with nine total tackles and one and a half tackles for loss.Miami and Savannah State have only played one other time. The Hurricanes set a school record for points in a 77-7 victory. The Hurricanes amassed 637 yards of total offense in the victory.

Game Information (courtesy HurricaneSports.Com):

#22/#21 MIAMI HURRICANES (0-1, 0-0 ACC)
HEAD COACH: Mark Richt (Miami, 1982) | CAREER: 164-59 (18th season) | AT MIAMI: 19-8 (third)

SAVANNAH STATE TIGERS (0-1, 0-0 MEAC)
HEAD COACH: Erik Raeburn (Mount Union, 1994) | CAREER: 6-16 (third season) | At Savannah State: 6-16 (third)

After appearing on ABC in primetime last Sunday night, Miami’s game against Savannah State will be on ACC Network extra. The only other Miami games that have received TV assignments for this season are next week against Toledo, North Carolina on September 27 and at Boston College October 26.

The game against the Tar Heels is on a Thursday night. The game at Boston College is on a Friday night. Those two will be on ESPN. The game against the Rockets will be on one of the ESPN family of networks.If it felt to the Miami Hurricanes as if eight months of the offseason went by in a flash before their opener last Sunday against LSU, each day this week has probably felt more like a year.

Nice to meet you, Savannah State.

The Hurricanes face their second team nicknamed “Tigers’’ at 6 p.m. Saturday in their 2018 home opener at Hard Rock Stadium. These Tigers should prove a lot easier to tame.

After former No. 8 Miami fell 33-17 to former No. 25 (and now-No. 11) LSU to begin the season, the No 22 Canes will face the lower-level Football Championship Subdivision Tigers, who move up to Division II next year but lost their 2018 opener 52-0 against Alabama-Birmingham.The last time UM met Savannah State was Sept. 21, 2013, when the Canes crushed the Tigers 77-7 for their largest margin of victory ever and most points in UM history.

But what appalled UM fans want to see now almost as much as a rout, and they’ve made their emotions quite clear all week on social media, is for the backup quarterbacks to get their first taste of college football after starter Malik Rosier struggled against LSU.

UM coach Mark Richt refuses to say unequivocally that redshirt freshmen N’Kosi Perry, Cade Weldon and possibly freshman Jarren Williams will make their college debuts against Savannah State, but he came a bit closer to it Thursday.

“I know quarterback is the one that everybody wants to talk about,’’ Richt said, “but the goal is to get them all ready and let everybody that has got the skill-set learn enough and be in position to go in the game.

“I mean, we’re not going to play a guy just because the score gets a certain way or because a guy is a freshman and there’s a new redshirt rule. We want to play guys because they’ve earned the right to play by knowing what to do and practicing well. But I would say in general all the quarterbacks had a good week and that’s what we’re hoping for.”

The new “redshirt rule’’ of which Richt spoke allows players to compete in up to four games and be able to redshirt for that season and retain the season’s worth of eligibility.

“Hopefully we can get multiple quarterbacks in,’’ said Rosier, who is still the starter. “ … These guys can get a lot of good experience out of this game.’’

The Canes still have their entire Atlantic Coast Conference schedule ahead of them, meaning their goals of winning the ACC, playing in the league title game and advancing to a major bowl, or even the College Football Playoffs, is not out of the question. But after Sunday’s performance in front of a national audience, it will be an uphill climb.

“It’s tough to work so long and so hard and have this opening game [against LSU], and have it be such a big moment, because it was,’’ Richt said. “It was national TV, it was all the things we talked about beforehand. And not playing well enough to win and then having to deal with that at all kind of levels…

“So, it’s hard to get over. I’m glad it’s hard to get over … It takes a minute to get it out of your system. But usually the longer you get into the week and get into the new game plan and get into your lifting … your running … your practices, you start focusing on the future.

“You gotta let it go. You gotta let the past go.”

When asked what his team can gain from playing Savannah State, Richt said this: “Their record is the same as our record. We both lost. We have two teams trying to win. AlI can tell you is our goal is to get our guys to do the right assignment, with energy and attitude and physicality.

“You have to know what to do. You have to have the right technique and have to add energy to it.’’

Said Miami center Tyler Gauthier: “The good thing about bad things is that you learn from them.”

And this, from safety Jaquan Johnson: “It is a long season ahead of us. We have several game left. And we look forward to each and every one of them.’’

▪ Richt announced Thursday that the Hurricanes will play without starting junior receiver Ahmmon Richards and key senior defensive tackle Demetrius Jackson. Each of them sustained a knee injury against LSU.

ACB 89 Krasnodar

ACB 89 Krasnodar, Live Stream Online Free HD TV Schedule, MMA Event, ACB 89 takes place Saturday, September 8, 2018 with 16 MMA fights at Basket Hall in Krasnodar, Russia.

Robert Whiteford hopes to be released from his exclusive deal with the ACB due to the lack of communication he has had with the promotion and his lack of faith in the organization moving forward.

The former UFC fighter has taken to social media over the last week to vent his frustration with ACB.

Whiteford has competed three times for ACB and contested in two main events for the Russian organization. All three of his ACB bouts took place in the U.K.

After hosting just two shows outside of Russia from 2012 to 2015, ACB began to expand its brand in Europe in 2016 with four events outside of Russia in Georgia, Poland, Scotland and Netherlands. In 2017, the promotion hosted 17 events outside of Russia, including events in the U.S., Canada, Brazil and Australia.

In 2018, ACB cancelled four events in London, Cyprus, Kazan and Sweden — two of which Whiteford claims he was offered fights on. Because he had an inside line on the state of the promotion’s affairs at the time, the Scottish featherweight refused the offers knowing that the events would likely be cancelled.

“There had literally been zero contact since I fought on that show in Nottingham,” Whiteford told MMA Fighting.

“I’ve got Russian friends, so I knew things had gone bad [for ACB] since then. [ACB] were trying to book me on shows, they were trying to book me on the London card and I knew things were going bad. Then they tried to book me on the Sweden card, and because the London card had been cancelled and some other shows, I didn’t take it. That [Swedish] card eventually got cancelled too, like I knew it would, so it didn’t make sense for me to be booked on those shows.

“What would have happened if I didn’t have that information? I would’ve put a lot of money into a camp and then I’d have nothing to show for it. It’s f*cking bullsh*t and I’m so sick of the situation, it’s unbelievable.”

pushed back to September instead. At the top of the bill, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva returns to action for the first time in more than a year. Bigfoot will attempt to end a five-fight skid when he collides with Wenbo Liu, a fighter with a fair share of knockouts on his record. Further down the card, in the co-main event, fans will spot another face that’s graced the inside of the Octagon. The Ultimate Fighter: China alum and UFC veteran Sai Wang is on the hunt for Rebel’s middleweight crown, but he’ll have to go through former welterweight Adriano Balby to get to the strap.

Wang put together a healthy run on TUF, where he knocked out Qize Wu and submitted Anying Wang to land in the finals. However, “The Fire Kylin” was not good enough to get past Lipeng Zhang, who edged him via split decision. Wang, who debuted in 2009, stuck around for one additional UFC bout — a win over Danny Mitchell — but then migrated to Kunlun Fight before falling into a pattern of promotion-hopping. Since his brief stay in the UFC, Wang has gone on to add 15 wins in 16 total fights. Unfortunately, he’s been fed a large dose of rookies, inexperienced fighters and .500-ish vets. The 32-year-old sanda specialist is a finisher who has logged eight knockout victories and 11 submissions.

Clemson vs Texas A&M

Clemson vs Texas A&M Live Stream Free Online, Get now – College Football, Josh Nagel has nailed 11 of his last 13 picks involving NCAAF Clemson or Texas A&M and just locked in a strong play for Saturday..

Clemson vs Texas A&M Live Stream Free OnlineSecond-ranked Clemson confronts a major early-season test Saturday when it visits Texas A&M at 7 p.m. ET. The Tigers are 12-point favorites in the latest Clemson vs. Texas A&M odds, with the over-under for total points scored set at 52.5.

Before you make your Clemson vs. Texas A&M picks, listen to what SportsLine senior analyst Josh Nagel has to say, A Nevada-based expert with 20 years of experience in the sports wagering industry, Nagel has hit 60 percent of his bowl picks over the past two seasons and he came on strong at the end of last year with an undefeated on his spread selections in the College Football Playoffs.Last week, Nagel advised SportsLine members to take underdog Virginia Tech (+7.5) against Florida State on Monday night. The result: the Hokies won outright 24-3, and those who backed them never broke a sweat.

Nagel is also looking to build upon an astounding 11-2 spread mark in games involving Clemson or Texas A&M. Now, he’s locked in a strong against the spread pick for Saturday.

Under coach Dabo Swinney, the Tigers are known for taking on tough non-conference opponents and usually coming out on top. Last year, Clemson beat Auburn 14-6 on its way to another playoff appearance.Expectations are again sky-high for a Clemson club that is loaded with future NFL draft picks and is sorting through a quarterback controversy between two potential stars. Kelly Bryant started as a freshman last year and was solid most of the way. He is a physical runner but struggled with down-field passing against top-shelf opponents. Five-star recruit Trevor Lawrence joined the fold, and both saw plenty of time in the opener. Lawrence impressed with 137 passing yards and three touchdowns. Bryant had 127 yards and one score, and also rushed for 44 yards and another touchdown.

Just because Clemson’s expectations are through the roof doesn’t mean they can cover a double-digit spread on the road. The Aggies had a quarterback competition of their own and new coach Jimbo Fisher surprised many when he chose Kellen Mond over Nick Starkel. Mond threw for 184 yards and two scores in the opener, while Starkel threw for 63 yards and one touchdown in limited action.

Coincidentally, Mond gained national attention with a breakout performance in a similar spot last season. He made several big plays and kept the Aggies, a four-touchdown home underdog to Alabama, in the game until the end.

While we can tell you that Nagel is leaning Under, he has unearthed the critical x-factor that makes one side of the spread a must-back. He’s only sharing what it is, and who to back, only over at SportsLine.The Tigers will have a deep and talented group of receivers facing a Texas A&M secondary that is a strength for the Aggies. Texas A&M returns three starters from last year’s secondary, including cornerbacks Charles Oliver and Debione Renfro and safety Derrick Tucker.

“Very good in the secondary. I think their safeties are as good as we’re probably going to see,” Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said. “These are really, really talented players at safety. I’d say all four of their starters in the secondary are probably going to play in the NFL. It’s pretty easy to see that. They’ve got size and length.”

How will Clemson’s quarterback situation be handled?
Kelly Bryant and Lawrence each played five series in the opener against Furman. The Tigers recorded an easy win against the Paladins, and it was evident from the start that Clemson could be successful with either quarterback in the game. That isn’t necessarily going to be the case this weekend in College Station. The quarterback battle could be decided for the future this week if one quarterback plays significantly better than the other. The Tigers entered Week 3 in 2014 in a similar situation when freshman Deshaun Watson outplayed the veteran Cole Stoudt and took over as the starter moving forward.

Can Texas A&M’s offensive line slow Clemson’s front four?
Clemson has, arguably, the best defensive line in the country, and the group loves nothing more than making big plays in marquee games. Christian Wilkins, Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant returned to school to do something special. They can take a huge step toward doing so by leading the Tigers to a win at Texas A&M in what could be Clemson’s toughest road test of the season. The Aggies have an experienced offensive line with four returning starters, but Wilkins, Ferrell, Bryant and Dexter Lawrence are a handful for any starting five to handle.

Can Clemson handle the big stage?
The Tigers have thrived in big games over the past few years, including easily defeating Louisville and Virginia Tech with College GameDay in town last season. College GameDay will again be on the scene for Saturday’s showdown. This will be a big challenge for Clemson in that Texas A&M’s stadium holds more than 100,000 people. Lane Stadium at Virginia Tech and Cardinal Stadium in Louisville both hold fewer than 70,000. This will be the biggest crowd Clemson has played in front of; the Tigers have never played a game with 100,000 people in attendance. Clemson will need to handle the noise, as well as the buildup for the matchup with College GameDay in town, to come out with a win.

BMW Championship 2018

BMW Championship 2018 : The BMW Championship Live Stream Online Free  professional golf tournament which is the third of four FedEx Cup playoff events on the PGA Tour schedule. The 2018  BMW Championship opens Thursday, With inclement weather expected for tee times were pushed up at Aronimink Golf Club.

Xander Schauffele holds a two-shot lead in the 2018 BMW Championship after shooting a six-under 64 in Friday’s second round at Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.

Schauffele, who carded an equally impressive 63 in Round 1, stands at 13 under overall. Justin Rose is two strokes off the pace at 11 under, while Rickie Fowler, Hideki Matsuyama, Keegan Bradley and Alex Noren are tied for third at 10 under through 36 holes.

Rory McIlroy (-9) and Tiger Woods (-8), the co-leaders following Thursday at 8 under, couldn’t match their opening-round success, but remain in the hunt in the FedEx Cup Playoffs’ penultimate tournament.

Schauffele struggled to open the PGA Tour postseason with a missed cut in the Northern Trust and a 49th-place result in the Dell Technologies Championship. It left him outside the top-30 cutoff for the Tour Championship, but the current projection for a win would move him into sixth place.

The 24-year-old reigning Tour Championship winner tallied seven birdies and one bogey in the second round. Along with trying to earn an opportunity to defend his title in the season finale, he’s also hoping to secure a place on the United States Ryder Cup team.

“Obviously I thought a lot more about it the past couple of weeks,” Schauffele told reporters. “You know, I’m sort of in a position where I feel like a win is the only way I’d even be in consideration. Tony [Finau] obviously is the guy right now. He just shot 64 as well. He’s not making it easy on anyone else trying to get on that team. So, you know, hats off to him for playing really well.”
Meanwhile, Rose rolled in seven birdies on his bogey-free scorecard Friday to charge up the leaderboard. It continued a strong stretch of form for the 2016 Olympic gold medalist, who posted four straight rounds of 70 or better to finish second in the Dell Technologies Championship last week.

Woods, the only two-time FedEx Cup champion, caused a stir with his tremendous outing Thursday.

He failed to perform at the same level in the second round, though, with three birdies and three bogeys. Although his ball-striking remained on point, allowing him to hit 78.6 percent of the fairways and 77.8 percent of the greens, his putting struggled mightily to halt the discussion about the return of his Scotty Cameron putter.
Woods entered the week 25th in the playoff standings, so he’s far from safe in terms of locking up a top-30 spot. He can’t afford to slide down the leaderboard much more over the next couple days if he wants to play for a championship in two weeks.

In the short term, he’s one of 18 golfers within five shots of Schauffele’s lead ahead of Saturday’s action. It should make for an entertaining finish at Aronimink.

Georgia vs South Carolina

Georgia vs South Carolina. Live Stream Get the latest Georgia Bulldogs news, Watch  Bulldogs vs Gamecocks , Online, Free NCAAF College Football HD TV Channel, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more Herbstreit & Fitzsimmons break down Georgia vs South Carolina.

After a five-day marathon during Week 1 of the college football season, the second week of the season brings us one major nonconference test for a perennial power, a key intrastate rivalry and several conference games that could factor in to division races later in the season.It will be a two- or three-TV Saturday, so here’s a handy guide to direct you through the mayhem.

No. 2 Clemson at Texas A&M, ESPN, 7 p.m.: Jimbo Fisher’s first big test as the coach of the Aggies takes place against a familiar foe. Dabo Swinney will bring his Clemson Tigers to take on the Aggies after Fisher and Swinney squared off annually when Fisher was the coach at Florida State. Sophomore quarterback Kellen Mond will have to be sharp for the Aggies against the tough Clemson defensive front. Plus, we get to see how the Tigers’ quarterback rotation of Kelly Bryant and Trevor Lawrence looks in a tough road environment.

No. 17 USC at No. 10 Stanford, FOX, 8:30 p.m.: Star Cardinal running back Bryce Love was held in check during Week 1, but quarterback K.J. Costello (332 yards, four touchdowns) and wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside (226 yards, three touchdowns) erupted in the passing game. Meanwhile, freshman quarterback JT Daniels was solid in his Trojans debut with 282 yards and two touchdowns. Both of these defenses can flat out fly, which should make this a fun one on The Farm.

No. 3 Georgia at No. 24 South Carolina, CBS, 3:30 p.m.: Make no mistake about it … just because Georgia is the defending SEC champion and South Carolina hasn’t been relevant in the SEC East since the Jadeveon Clowney years doesn’t mean this game is meaningless. It’s huge. The Bulldogs have only 60 minutes against a cupcake under their belts, and the defense is going up against a Gamecocks offense that features playmakers everywhere — including at wide receiver with Deebo Samuel and Bryan Edwards. It’s a 10-point spread in Las Vegas, so the boys in the desert don’t seem to think much of Will Muschamp’s crew. But if they spring the upset, it would drastically change the landscape of the SEC East.

No. 13 Penn State at Pitt, ABC, 8 p.m.: The Panthers stunned the Nittany Lions at Heinz Field two years ago, but James Franklin’s crew got revenge last season in a big way in Happy Valley. How vulnerable is Penn State after Appalachian State took Trace McSorley and Co. to overtime last weekend? We’ll find out if the No. 13 in the country is a contender or a pretender this week in an old-school rivalry that has produced some surprises over the years.

Other big games
No. 18 Mississippi State at Kansas State, ESPN, noon: Bulldogs quarterback Nick Fitzgerald will be back after serving a one-game suspension, and his first test of the year comes in a tricky environment against the Wildcats in Manhattan. Bill Snyder’s crew struggled a bit last week in a three-point win over FCS South Dakota, and will throw quarterbacks Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson at the Bulldogs defense. This game won’t draw national headlines, but it’s a fun little nonconference tilt at high noon to wet your whistle for the afternoon and evening fun.

UCLA at No. 6 Oklahoma, FOX, 1 p.m.: The Chip Kelly era with the Bruins started off with a thud in the loss to Cincinnati, and they follow it up with a trip to take on the reigning Big 12 champs in their place. Sooners quarterback Kyler Murray will draw plenty of publicity after exploding in his first career start last week vs. FAU, but the bigger and more important matchup will be the Bruins offensive line against the fast and physical Sooners front seven. The Bruins couldn’t keep the Bearcats out of the backfield last week, so this one might turn sideways in a hurry.

Iowa State at Iowa, FOX, 5 p.m.: There’s nothing better than an intra-state, nonconference rivalry game in Week 2, and the battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy is here for your Saturday afternoon viewing pleasure. This one went into overtime a year ago, with the Hawkeyes holding off the Cyclones in Ames. Iowa State’s first game of the season got rained out, so the uncertainty surrounding the identity of the Cyclones adds a nice little wrinkle.

Kentucky at No. 25 Florida, SEC Network, 7:30 p.m.: It’s been 31 years since the Wildcats beat the Gators. Think about that for a second. The last win for the Wildcats occurred when Ronald Regan was in the White House, the original Nintendo was all the rage and teenagers rocked out to Poison, Skid Row, Def Leppard and Guns N’ Roses. Will the Gators have ‘nothing’ but a good time?’ It might depend on if the Wildcats history of ‘livin’ on a prayer’ gets answered in The Swamp on Saturday night.

No. 15 Michigan State at Arizona State, ESPN, 10:45 p.m.: The Herm Edwards era with the Sun Devils got off to a great start last week, while the Spartans struggled at home against Utah State. Their reward is a cross-country trip to Sun Devil Stadium and a challenge to slow down star Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry. It’s Pac-12 after dark with a lot on the line for both teams. Let’s get weird.

UFC 228

UFC 228, Live Stream Online Free HD TV Schedule. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defends his title against Darren Till in the main event of UFC 228 from Dallas on Saturday.

There’s a lot to be proud of in Woodley’s championship run, but that’s not what usually gets mentioned. It’s not rare to open up an online forum and see fans refer to Woodley as a “whiner” — a guy who is always looking for a money fight but doesn’t really deserve one. A champion who should say less and fight more aggressively.

“It’s difficult because people aren’t doing their own research,” Woodley told ESPN. “There are so many fights, every week, people are not up to speed. If people really did their research, they would see I’m not complaining. I’m willing to talk about facts and truth, and sometimes facts and truth come off as complaining.

“What I’ve recognized is I can tell the truest story possible, but people might not be willing — or even want — to receive it. So, lately I’ve personally chose to not tell the story. The only reason to tell the narrative in the past was so fighters who came after me didn’t have to experience the things I experience. I’ve seen people in the position of champions who were too scared to speak up about these things, because they were scared of messing themselves up. I felt obligated to use my platform for change.”

This fight isn’t “Woodley vs. The UFC,” but there are certain elements of that. The UFC has taken a strong interest in Till and has backed him from a promotional standpoint.

For Woodley, Saturday is an opportunity to further build his case as one of the best welterweights of all time in a fight that, on paper, could be more entertaining than his past two. And if he happens to do it against an opponent he thinks the UFC might not mind him losing to, that’s all the better.

“People only remember your last performance,” Woodley said. “If you do the math, look back on my career, every person that was an aggressive fighter or attempted to be aggressive against me, what happened to them? They got knocked out. I think history is going to repeat itself.”

If someone had told you in 2016, Woodley would go the distance in back-to-back title fights against a rangy, clever striker in Stephen Thompson and score only two takedowns in that entire 50 minutes, would you have expected him to remain the champ? Probably not.

And that’s why Till is on record saying Woodley’s intelligence might be his best attribute. Woodley has cracked two very difficult puzzles in his time as a champion. He has a cerebral approach and understands his own strengths and weaknesses well. He always seems to know the situation he’s in — the time left in a round, the score of that round. He’s extremely patient and experienced. And if the situation requires it, he does have that “bite down on your mouthpiece and go” kind of heart.

Alabama vs Arkansas State

Alabama vs Arkansas State Live Stream Free Online, get here the news of College Football, NCAAF,Two storylines to monitor, four players to watch and four notes to keep in mind for Alabama vs Arkansas State.

Alabama vs Arkansas State  Live Stream Online Free,No. 1-ranked Alabama will host the Arkansas Red Wolves on Saturday, Sept. 8, for a 2:35 p.m. CT kickoff at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Crimson Tide’s 2018 home opener will air on ESPN2, with Kevin Brown, Andre Ware and Alex Corddry on the call. Check out this 2-4-7 preview to get you ready for the second game on Alabama’s 2018 football schedule.Moses quietly put together a strong game against the Cardinals as he started opposite Wilson at Will linebacker. The former 5-star recruit posted four tackles, including one sack, and showed off his closing speed by chasing down a Louisville receiver, despite taking a poor angle. Look for Moses and several members of the Tide’s front to try and disrupt quarterback Justice Hansen.

3. Mac Jones

If the plan is, in fact, to only play Jalen Hurts in four games and allow him to redshirt this season then Jones will likely be the second quarterback off the bench after Tua Tagovailoa. He only had one pass attempt in the Tide’s opener late in the game, but do not forget Jones shared MVP honors in Alabama’s A-Day Game. After Tagovailoa lights it up, Jones could be first on the field.

4. Phidarian Mathis

The Crimson Tide tried to get a lot of young players on the field on defense against Louisville, and one of the inexperienced players that stood out was Mathis. The redshirt freshman only registered one tackle as a rotational player and reserve, but the 6-foot-4, 310-pound nose tackle was able to force his way into the backfield quite a bit. Watch what he will be able to do against an Arkansas State offensive line once starter Quinnen Williams needs a breather up front.

SEVEN NOTES TO KEEP IN MIND

1. Alabama and Arkansas State will meet for the third time in history when the Red Wolves visit Bryant-Denny Stadium for the Crimson Tide’s 2018 home opener. Alabama won the first two matchups between the two schools, taking a 34-7 win on Oct. 2, 1982, at Legion Field in Birmingham and a 35-0 homecoming win in Tuscaloosa on Nov. 1, 2008.

Saban is 3-0 all-time against Arkansas State. In addition to the 2008 victory, his Toledo squad defeated ASU, 43-28, on Nov. 17, 1990, for his final win with the Rockets. In his final season at LSU, the Tigers took a 55-3 win from the Red Wolves on Sept. 11, 2004, in Baton Rouge. 2. The Crimson Tide owns a 77-11-2 (.867) all-time record across 90 total home-opening games. Currently, UA is riding a 16-game winning streak in the team’s first game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Under Saban, the Tide sports a perfect 11-0 record in home openers.

Saban is 20-2 (.909) all-time in home openers across his four stops as a head coach. He is currently riding a 17-game winning streak in the first game at his home stadium, with the last loss coming in 1998 when his Michigan State Spartans fell to Colorado State, 23-16. In home openers, Saban’s teams are out-scoring the opposition 813-258 (36.9-11.7 ppg) and have shut out the competition on three occasions.

Alabama has won 33 of the last 34 games at its home stadium. The Tide boasts the fourth-best all-time home winning percentage in the FBS at .827 (259-53-3) at Bryant-Denny Stadium since the stadium opened in 1929. Marshall is the leader with a winning percentage of .829 (155-32) at Joan C. Edwards Stadium (1991). Georgia Southern’s Paulson Stadium (1984) is second at .8281 (188-39), just percentage points ahead of Boise State’s Albertsons Stadium (1970) at .8280 (260-54). Alabama is fourth, followed by Houston’s TDECU Stadium (2014) at .815 (22-5).

3. Saban owns a 9-1 record against current members of the Sun Belt Conference. At Alabama, Saban sports a 5-1 mark with his lone loss coming to Louisiana-Monroe (now ULM) in 2007, his first season at the helm of the Crimson Tide. Saban-coached teams have outscored Sun Belt opponents by a margin of 400-107 (40.0-10.7 points per game) and have limited teams to seven points or fewer in six of those contests, including three shutouts. In the most recent matchup, Saban led the Crimson Tide to a 34-0 victory over ULM at Bryant-Denny Stadium in 2015.

4. With its 51-14 win over Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff on Sept. 1, Alabama has defeated 74 consecutive unranked teams under head coach Nick Saban, the longest streak in FBS history. Alabama’s last loss to an unranked team was a 17-10 defeat at the hands of Auburn on Nov. 24, 2007. The current streak began with a win over Colorado on Dec. 30, 2007 in the Independence Bowl. The previous record was 72 games, shared by Miami (Fla.) (1984-95) and Florida (1989- 2000). Under Saban, Alabama holds a 78-3 (.963) (74-3, .961 after vacations) mark against unranked opponents.

5. Senior running back Damien Harris’ 55 rushing yards against Louisville gives the Madison, Ky., native 2,249 rushing yards for his career. Harris is just the 20th back in UA history to surpass the 2,000-yard mark. His total currently ranks No. 16 all-time at Alabama. Ricky Moore (1981-84) is No. 15 at 2,270. Derrick Henry is Alabama’s career rushing leader with 3,591 yards. After Alabama’s Week 1 blowout against the Louisville Cardinals, the Crimson Tide’s quarterback situation looked a little more clear. Tua Tagovailoa got the start and looked as impressive as he was in the second half of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. Hurts looked fine in the snaps that he got, but Tagovailoa showed why many expect him to be a star.

Though it is now clear which quarterback gives the Crimson Tide the best shot to win, what remains unclear is what Nick Saban will do with Jalen Hurts. He certainly won’t disclose that information himself, and that leaves many national analysts to speculate on what will happen. Tim Tebow joined The Paul Finebaum Show on Friday live from outside Williams-Brice Stadium and was asked about the dynamic between Saban, Hurts, and Tagovailoa. The former Florida quarterback’s answer is one that many Alabama fans won’t like to hear. Tebow suggested that Hurts may eye a move to Auburn after this season.

“I think there are so many question marks about it,” Tebow said. “Do you redshirt him? Do you try to keep him around? Is he going to redshirt and then go to another school next year? Does he go to a program that fits him? God forbid, for Alabama fans, does he go to Auburn next year? Stidham leaves and he goes in. He’s a perfect fit for Gus Malzahn’s system, right? So it depends on what his relationship is like with Saban. You can see that Saban cares about this kid. That’s something I’ve appreciated. He’s gone out of his way to lift him up, not bash him, and give him a chance. I think that will go a long way for Jalen, as well.”