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Patriots Confirm Team Owner Gave Donald Trump Super Bowl Ring Patriots Confirm Team Owner Gave Donald Trump Super Bowl Ring
- August 23, 2017

The Patriots chose to give Trump a ring because they were to the first championship team to visit the White House after Trump had taken office. "James said that Trump received a customized ring that mirrored what Patriots players and staff received following their Super Bowl victory". (more...)
FC Barcelona v Real Betis 20 August 2017 FC Barcelona v Real Betis 20 August 2017
- August 21, 2017

Madrid move to the top of the table thanks to their better goal difference ahead of Barcelona , who beat Real Betis 2-0 in emotional circumstances at the Camp Nou earlier on Sunday. After the loss of forward Neymar to the French club Paris Saint Germain, their will be even more pressure on Messi and Suarez to keep up the goal scoring that has defined Barcelona's play. (more...)
Aaron Mooy goal seals second successive win for newcomers Huddersfield Aaron Mooy goal seals second successive win for newcomers Huddersfield
- August 21, 2017

It was another impressive win for Premier League newcomers Huddersfield , and their own brand of intense but physical counter-pressing-led football is causing a stir. "Obviously we are working behind the scenes trying to do things but I don't know what our position is at the moment", he said . "People wrote us off last week at Palace but we couldn't rest on our laurels and we have made a statement", forward Tom Ince said. (more...)
Papa McGregor Predicts Son With Deliver Seismic Shock To Boxing World Papa McGregor Predicts Son With Deliver Seismic Shock To Boxing World
- August 21, 2017

He is the reigning UFC Lightweight champion, former Featherweight division champion and the first fighter in UFC history to hold two division titles simultaneously. "UFC 202 where McGregor defeated Nate Diaz had a record 1.6 million buys". McGregor has scored 18 knockouts in his 19 stoppages. The UFC man isn't best pleased by boxers, both past and present, writing off The Notorious this early, with most saying that an MMA background won't help him between the ropes. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios upsets No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal in W&S Open quarterfinals Nick Kyrgios upsets No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal in W&S Open quarterfinals
- August 20, 2017

He will next play David Ferrer while American John Isner takes on Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on the other semi-final. Dimitrov needed to beat Yuichi Sugita from Japan 6-2 6-1 to reach the semis. And then I played a awful game. "I'm just happy to get the win". "Obviously I think it's easier to say that for me because you see me tank ridiculous amounts of matches. (more...)
BoSox owner Henry wants to change name of Yawkey Way BoSox owner Henry wants to change name of Yawkey Way
- August 19, 2017

Despite boasting Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, Jimmie Foxx, and other sluggers, the Thomas Yawkey-era Red Sox fell short of the ultimate goal in all of the Detroit-born industrialist's seasons in the owner's box, losing in the seventh games of World Series in 1946, 1967, and 1975. (more...)
Raiders' Sean Smith arrested, charged with assault in Pasadena Raiders' Sean Smith arrested, charged with assault in Pasadena
- August 19, 2017

Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was arrested Thursday for an alleged altercation on July 4, according to USA Today . His first court date is scheduled for September 29. "The plan", Rosenberg said, "is to fight the charge all the way through". Don't take any chances. Smith, 30, who signed a $40-million, four-year deal last year, is due $9.5 million this season. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars: 15 Trade possibilities to replace Blake Bortles Jacksonville Jaguars: 15 Trade possibilities to replace Blake Bortles
- August 19, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars elected not to bring another quarterback to compete with Blake Bortles for the starting role in 2017, and that decision is now looking like Jacksonville's front office's biggest mistake of the offseason. Defensive tackle Sheldon Day and end Dante Fowler had sacks in the first half, but for the most part Winston had plenty of time to throw, which is why he had only eight incompletions. (more...)
Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe despite assault charge in South Africa Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe despite assault charge in South Africa
- August 19, 2017

South African Police Minister Fikile Mbalula had earlier said Mugabe had turned herself in to officers, but Naidoo said this "just didn't materialise as it was supposed to". She said she suffered gashes to her forehead and scalp. A 20-year-old South African woman has accused Mrs Mugabe of hitting her on the head with an extension cord during a confrontation at a hotel. (more...)
Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson poised to complete Everton move after medical Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson poised to complete Everton move after medical
- August 19, 2017

Sigurdsson has conceded he may not be ready to play a full 90 minutes yet but hopes to be involved in Monday's match away to Premier League title favourites Manchester City . Sigurdsson also acknowledged that the prospect of working under Koeman - twice a European Cup victor as a player - further fuelled his desire to play for Everton. (more...)
Trump Lawyer Forwarded Email Comparing Washington To Lee Trump Lawyer Forwarded Email Comparing Washington To Lee
- August 19, 2017

The email rattles off similarities between Lee and Washington - both owned slaves, both "rebelled against the ruling government" and both "saved America". Dowd did not deny sending the email to the Times , telling the publication, "People send me things". And you had people - and I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists - because they should be condemned totally. (more...)
McGregor aiming to 'put away' Mayweather in 10 seconds McGregor aiming to 'put away' Mayweather in 10 seconds
- August 18, 2017

The Irishman is used to fighting in lighter gloves. Known for his devastating striking and highlight-reel knockouts, McGregor is also quick and irrational on his feet, but few would back him to beat one of the most complete boxers of all time. (more...)
Arsenal have stagnated - Henry Arsenal have stagnated - Henry
- August 18, 2017

The FA Cup win in May was pure drama as the Gunners saw off the Premier League Champions to ruin Antonio Conte's dream of the double in his first season in England. "Every time Leicester had the ball I felt they were going to score and every time we had the ball I felt we were going to score". "We tried until the end to reach a good result against Burnley - it was a pity because our fight in the second half was very good". (more...)
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Officially Appeal Six-Game Suspension Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Officially Appeal Six-Game Suspension
- August 17, 2017

Once the appeal is filed the National Football League would then hold a hearing within 10 business days. Elliott's legal team is reportedly set to remind the league that a friend of Thompson's said in September she was asked by the accuser to corroborate a false story about Elliott forcibly dragging Thompson out of a vehicle on July 22. (more...)
National Football League puts NFLPA on blast over response to Ezekiel Elliott suspension National Football League puts NFLPA on blast over response to Ezekiel Elliott suspension
- August 17, 2017

But Elliot made his feelings known on the social media on Friday: "both surprised and disappointed by the NFL's decision" and "I strongly disagree with the league's findings". "Efforts to shame and blame victims are often what prevent people from coming forward". The Columbus (Ohio) City Attorney's office announced in September that it would not pursue charges against Elliott because of "conflicting and inconsistent information", but the National Football League can penalize a player ... (more...)
San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins San Francisco Giants vs Miami Marlins
- August 16, 2017

Stanton homered leading off the third inning to match Gary Sheffield's team record set in 1996. Stanton joined Brewers' first baseman Eric Thames as the only players to homer in five consecutive games this season. Nomar Mazara, Adrian Beltre, Drew Robinson and Robinson Chrinos also drove in runs, as did Joey Gallo, who belted his 33rd homer, a solo shot in the third inning. (more...)
Pogba determined to win Premier League with Man Utd Pogba determined to win Premier League with Man Utd
- August 16, 2017

I am always confident and now it is my second season. "When I finished, I always felt like I'd missed something at Manchester United because I wasn't a first-team player". "I came here to win the Premier League and to challenge myself as well". It feels like unfinished business for a player who left Manchester for Turin over a his lack of first-team chances at Old Trafford. (more...)
Neymar hangover: Barcelona seeks Super Cup tonic Neymar hangover: Barcelona seeks Super Cup tonic
- August 15, 2017

Tackling a Barcelona team shorn of Neymar's talents would certainly seem to be an easier prospect than one with him, but Zidane cautioned against taking anything for granted. Furthermore, Real Madrid's arch-rivals Barcelona now have fresh money to spend after netting €222m from Neymar's move to Paris Saint-Germain . (more...)
Arsenal Offer Sanchez New £300000 A Week Deal Arsenal Offer Sanchez New £300000 A Week Deal
- August 15, 2017

Of course, what Alexis Sanchez gets up to in his spare time - and where - is his business, but four minutes is as about as long it took for scores of Arsenal fans to fly into a collective tizzy. But Arsenal fans had the expected reaction upon finding out where their talisman was spending his weekend. "They are not anxious about the money because they aren't the ones getting it". (more...)
Phillips | What we learned about the Red Sox during Yankees series Phillips | What we learned about the Red Sox during Yankees series
- August 15, 2017

After blowing a three-run lead in the series opener, Andrew Benintendi hit two three-run homers off Luis Severino in Saturday's 10-5 victory. Instead, rookie Jordan Montgomery will get his second career start against the Red Sox , almost a month after allowing three runs and six hits in four innings on July 14 at Fenway Park. (more...)
EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0 EPL: Man City beat Brighton 2-0
- August 14, 2017

We tried to make it a young squad and we did it earlier and we are lucky because it would be more expensive now in the last weeks. "It's going to be tough, very tough". We played with the best intentions and it was not enough. We are here to win games. Guardiola said: "It is not just us". I think we're in for plenty of goals and a decent City win. (more...)
Ethiopia's Muktar Edris finds the answer to beating Mo Farah Ethiopia's Muktar Edris finds the answer to beating Mo Farah
- August 14, 2017

The 34-year-old Farah was momentarily demoted to fourth place but as Edris held on for a momentous victory in 13.32.79, he dug as deep as he could to pip Chelimo on the line and finish with silver in 13.33.22, before he was left on the track exhausted and heartbroken. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally
- August 14, 2017

Lynch didn't speak publicly about the gesture after the game, which was his first since returning from retirement. But while other teams are foolishly afraid of Kaepernick's potential distraction, Jack Del Rio says Lynch's decision to not stand for the anthem won't be an issue for the Raiders . (more...)
Frank de Boer Blames 'Wrong Choices' for Opening Day Shocker Against Huddersfield Frank de Boer Blames 'Wrong Choices' for Opening Day Shocker Against Huddersfield
- August 14, 2017

Timothy Fosu-Mensah is the first teenager to start a Premier League game for Crystal Palace since Tom Soares and Ben Watson in 2005. Palace were comprehensively beaten by the promoted Terriers on a day new manager Frank de Boer will want to forget. (more...)
Wimbledon champion Gabrine Muguruza out of Rogers Cup Wimbledon champion Gabrine Muguruza out of Rogers Cup
- August 14, 2017

So it was tough for me to close it and I think it's tough to play someone like (that)". The start was delayed for more than two hours and three more weather interruptions followed in the first set alone. Wozniacki , a former world No. 1, is 0-5 in final appearances this season. The 22-year-old Svitolina, who dropped just one set en route to the title, will rise to No 4 in the world rankings on Monday. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho Transfer Request Reports Denied by Liverpool Philippe Coutinho Transfer Request Reports Denied by Liverpool
- August 13, 2017

Also yesterday, Sky Sports News received a statement said to be from a member of Coutinho's family. Philippe Coutinho has handed in a transfer request, just hours after the club said that he will not be leaving the club this summer. (more...)
Chelsea look to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Chelsea look to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
- August 13, 2017

Although the report says Arsenal have rebuffed Chelsea's initial overtures they now have a bid to consider and it is unclear whether they will decide to sell Oxlade-Chamberlain or not. Liverpool and Chelsea have both shown an interest in the player this summer. "Yes [he is part of my plans], I think in his career he had some bad moments because he had some small injuries", Wenger said on Wednesday . (more...)
Wayne Rooney hits victor as Everton start with a win Wayne Rooney hits victor as Everton start with a win
- August 13, 2017

While he has never been an out-and-out striker, his decline in pace and movement has obviously contributed to this. "A hard game, Stoke City is always a battle", he remarked. "We are looking forward to getting started". To make things a bit more complicated for Stoke, they also struggled on the road last season . Defensively, Rooney manned the front post from opposition set-pieces to good effect - making a string of crucial interceptions. (more...)
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott releases statement on suspension Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott releases statement on suspension
- August 13, 2017

The 2016 Rookie of the Year is planning on appealing the suspension , according to his representatives. Elliott is expected to appeal the suspension , league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter . Elliott may appeal this decision within three days. In response, attorneys representing Elliott issued a press release stating, "The NFL's findings are replete with factual inaccuracies and erroneous conclusions and it "cherry picks" so called evidence to support its conclusion while ignoring ... (more...)
Watch Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi Sparring Watch Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi Sparring
- August 13, 2017

He was certainly badly concussed. MMA star Conor McGregor so enjoyed a song penned about his upcoming bout with Floyd Mayweather that he's arranged to fly the Kildare songwriter behind it out to his upcoming Vegas fight. "I don't know what happened". Malignaggi demanded McGregor's camp release video of the session, and UFC boss White has now answered the request. The session is McGregor's first open media availability since the infamous four city press tour, in which he and ... (more...)
Pochettino on Rose's 'Google' jab: People didn't know me either! Pochettino on Rose's 'Google' jab: People didn't know me either!
- August 13, 2017

Tottenham have seen their lack of transfer activity questioned from inside their own camp of late, with England worldwide Danny Rose admitting that he expected more from the club . FC's Stewart Robson discusses Tottenham's hopes for the season. If Spurs want to continue on their path to victory in both the Premier League and on the European stage then this season is crucial, they must still at least finish in the top four, get out of the Champions League group stage and aim to win one of ... (more...)
Isco Isco "very close" to signing new contract with Real Madrid
- August 13, 2017

FC Barcelona are reportedly plotting a shock bid for one of Real Madrid's up-and-coming stars. Bale maintains he's happy to stay with Los Blancos but, with the possible arrival of Kylian Mbappe from Monaco, he could find himself further down the pecking order. (more...)
Employee in Florida day care van death lacked OK to drive Employee in Florida day care van death lacked OK to drive
- August 12, 2017

Charles, 51, was arrested Thursday and charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child by culpable negligence for the death of Myles Hill , the Orlando Police Department said. Charges are pending against the driver, who told the police she did not do a head count when dropping off the children, Mina said. When St. Charles parked the van she received a phone call , and was on the phone when she grabbed her personal belongings and locked the van without looking around, the report shows. (more...)
Kings' Randolph arrested on pot charge at LA housing project Kings' Randolph arrested on pot charge at LA housing project
- August 11, 2017

Another man who was arrested was allegedly an ex-convict in possession of a gun. Officers chased the group and detained two men. Three crowd members were allegedly spotted grabbing their waistbands and running, prompting the police to chase them down. (more...)
Former Dolphins tackle Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars Former Dolphins tackle Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars
- August 10, 2017

In theory, that's a pretty comfortable trip, as the Jags had to fly about two and a half hours into Boston and had most of the week to settle in before they play. Jacksonville head coach Doug Marrone discussed Albert's potential impact on the offensive front following the trade, per John Oehser of the team's official website: "Brandon is an experienced left tackle". (more...)
Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery, Adam Gase confirms Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery, Adam Gase confirms
- August 09, 2017

Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry is reportedly under investigation for battery , according to a report from Andy Slater of 940 WINZ. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department has presented the case to the Broward County State Attorney's Office. (more...)
Vince Wilfork apparently announces retirement in a ribs commercial Vince Wilfork apparently announces retirement in a ribs commercial
- August 08, 2017

Fans on Twitter were quick to thank Wilfork for his efforts on the field, and wish him luck in retirement. In the four games with Wilfork, New England allowed 105 rushing yards per game; in the 12 games without him, it gave up 178.8. "It's been a great run, but the time has come", the 2004 draft pick tweeted on Monday. With the Houston Texans the last three seasons, Vince Wilfork was a captain and a vocal leader for one of the best defenses in the NFL . (more...)
Liverpool face tough German test in Champions League play-off Liverpool face tough German test in Champions League play-off
- August 07, 2017

Kazakhstan champions Astana will certainly not be an unknown quantity for Celtic as the Hoops disposed of them in the third qualification round last season. We will give it our all to progress. But he does not want his team to rely on the Brazil ace after Liverpool's season crumbled when Coutinho and Sadio Mane missed periods of the campaign. (more...)
Yuki Bhambri loses to Anderson in Citi Open quarters Yuki Bhambri loses to Anderson in Citi Open quarters
- August 07, 2017

But most importantly I was able to get the win and give myself a shot at the title tomorrow. It may be recalled here that prior to this loss Bhambri had a stellar campaign and had recorded one of the biggest wins of his career when he defeated Gael Monfils 6-3, 4-6, 7-5. (more...)
What Happened Today at the 2017 World Track & Field Championships What Happened Today at the 2017 World Track & Field Championships
- August 07, 2017

But then, such is Farah's dominance, he has the ability to win the race however it is run; he has also shown he can cope with mid-race surges and even clawed his way back from a fall to take gold in the Olympic final previous year. "It is just not what I am used to, not as sturdy or firm". Last night was difficult, it was hard, the guys gave it to me - each one of them but at the same time they were working as a team. (more...)
Okagbare arrives London for IAAF Championship Okagbare arrives London for IAAF Championship
- August 05, 2017

The voting followed a report delivered on Monday by Independent chairperson of IAAF Taskforce Rune Andersen, who recommended the participants of the IAAF Council in London to keep in force the suspension of the Russian track and field body, also referred to as RusAF, since Russia has not implemented in full the criteria necessary for its membership reinstatement. (more...)
Sergio Ramos and Dani Alves tell Neymar to ditch Barcelona for PSG Sergio Ramos and Dani Alves tell Neymar to ditch Barcelona for PSG
- August 04, 2017

According to reports, PSG have prepared for Neymar's release clause of 222 million euros. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos is backing Neymar to leave Barcelona . "I try to keep him calm because in these times when you listen to people from all over you can go insane". It was hardly a friendly as the bitter rivals clashed for only the second time outside of Spain with both managers naming their strongest XI to date. (more...)
John Harbaugh, Ozzie Newsome blocked by owner from signing Colin Kaepernick John Harbaugh, Ozzie Newsome blocked by owner from signing Colin Kaepernick
- August 03, 2017

And he isn't the only owner doing so. Kaepernick - who, as a member of the 49ers last season, became a polarizing figure since kneeling during the national anthem last season as his way to protest social injustice - has had a hard time finding another NFL job. (more...)
Kam Chancellor gets contract extension Kam Chancellor gets contract extension
- August 02, 2017

In May, some thought that the Seahawks were planning to move on from Kam Chancellor after this season. Almost one year ago, Chancellor reflected on the lessons he learned from the holdout. In addition to these numerous accomplishments, Chancellor was ranked by his peers as the 32nd-best player in the league at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. (more...)
Broncos sign LB Danny Mason, waive TE Henry Krieger-Coble Broncos sign LB Danny Mason, waive TE Henry Krieger-Coble
- July 30, 2017

Medical tests after practice revealed the torn ligament. (Ray) has the ligament torn that's attached to the same bone that Booker fractured. Krieger-Coble spent his first National Football League season with the Broncos after joining the team in 2016 as a college free agent. (more...)
Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline
- July 30, 2017

Boston Red Sox left-handed pitcher David Price , sidelined for the first two months of the season, was placed on Major League Baseball's 10-day disabled list Friday with an inflamed left elbow. Price had a run of seven straight starts allowing three or fewer earned runs come to an end at the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, when he was lit up for six runs - five earned - on seven hits and three walks in five innings. (more...)
Chelsea suffer another humiliating defeat to Inter Milan Chelsea suffer another humiliating defeat to Inter Milan
- July 30, 2017

Chelsea once again started their game very slowly and were reliant on counter-attacks - something that is clearly not working. It was a match full of talking points involving the officials - with Stefan Jovetic getting the opening goal with a rebound from his penalty, that had been saved by Thibault Courtois. (more...)
Soweto Derby: Two dead in FNB stadium stampede Soweto Derby: Two dead in FNB stadium stampede
- July 30, 2017

Kaizer Chiefs were playing Orlando Pirates at the stadium in the Carling Black Label Cup. He said the cause of the stampede was being investigated. Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) for Public Safety, Councillor Michael Sun, confirmed the news on Twitter, saying all the gates were opened to ensure crowd control. (more...)
President Trump, on Long Island, pledges to destroy MS-13 President Trump, on Long Island, pledges to destroy MS-13
- July 29, 2017

Trump's comments about police treatment of people in their custody resurrected memories of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore man who was shackled but alive when he was put in a Baltimore police van in April 2015. In stark language, Trump said MS-13 members have stabbed, raped and murdered young people and "transformed peaceful parks and lovely quiet neighborhoods into blood-stained killing fields". (more...)
Ben Stokes describes Oval century as the hardest of his England career Ben Stokes describes Oval century as the hardest of his England career
- July 29, 2017

South Africa's gamble had failed. Cook is to score a century in the first innings with Stokes, Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali. Root confirmed the fast bowler's absence and spelled out why Roland-Jones can be an effective deputy. Batting was a concern for South Africa before the series began, but dropping Duminy has ensured that they possess quality right down to number 8 after some consistency from the top order. (more...)

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