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Several people injured in attack at ANU campus Several people injured in attack at ANU campus
- August 25, 2017

Other students in the class intervened and tried to restrain the attacker, but he assaulted four people, including the teacher. A spokesperson for ACT police assured there was "no ongoing threat to public safety", but are calling on witnesses who saw the incident to come forward. (more...)
Pomeranz outduels Kluber in statement Red Sox win over Indians Pomeranz outduels Kluber in statement Red Sox win over Indians
- August 25, 2017

Mookie Betts made it 2-0 in the top of the 8th with a two out RBI single. With the Red Sox leading 2-1 in the ninth, Rafael Devers scored from third base on a passed ball to give Boston a 3-1 lead. "For pinpoint control, yeah, I think that was fairly obvious a message", Farrell said before Thursday's game. "Sixty pitches thrown his last time out. (more...)
Manu Ginobili re-signs with Spurs for two years Manu Ginobili re-signs with Spurs for two years
- August 25, 2017

Ginobili has had an iconic basketball career in the NBA and global play. Ginobili averaged 7.5 points, 2.7 assists and 2.3 rebounds in 69 games last season, In 992 career regular-season games, he has averaged 13.6 points, 3.9 assists and 3.6 rebounds. (more...)
Olympic cycling medallist Jack Bobridge charged with drug offences Olympic cycling medallist Jack Bobridge charged with drug offences
- August 25, 2017

According to neighbours, at least six marked and unmarked police cars were in attendance, as well as sniffer dogs. He has been accused of selling different batches of the recreational drug - more commonly known as ecstasy - between March and July of this year. (more...)
Robbie Ray solid as Arizona Diamondbacks down New York Mets Robbie Ray solid as Arizona Diamondbacks down New York Mets
- August 25, 2017

With runners on second and third an one out, Paul Goldschmidt poked a ground ball to Flores at third base. NY will be trying to salvage a split of the series after a 4-2 win Wednesday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out the side in the first and held the Mets hitless for three innings. NY scored three times in the ninth before Fernando Rodney earned his 29th save in 34 attempts, throwing two pitches to get one out. (more...)
NAACP requests meeting with Roger Goodell regarding Colin Kaepernick NAACP requests meeting with Roger Goodell regarding Colin Kaepernick
- August 25, 2017

Kaepernick". On Aug. 23, a massive crowd of more than 1,000 demonstrators protested and rallied outside the NFL's New York City headquarters to show their support for the former 49ers quarterback who took a knee during pregame national anthems last season and has struggled to find a new team since. (more...)
Liverpool, dark horse Qarabag qualify for Champions League Liverpool, dark horse Qarabag qualify for Champions League
- August 25, 2017

While Robertson staked his claim to remain in the team with his showing against Palace, England forward Sturridge did little for his chances with his hour-long display at the weekend. A delighted Klopp said: 'We wanted a fast start and we have fulfilled our dream. "I said before the game how important it is, especially when you talk to a player (to sign him), because we speak to players who are better than our players and they are hard to find". (more...)
Rory McIlroy to take three and a half month break Rory McIlroy to take three and a half month break
- August 25, 2017

Apparently, marriage agrees with him. I was texting with a PGA Tour employee who shall go unnamed recently, bemoaning the lack of clarity in the four-tournament playoff run that closes out each PGA Tour season. "I arrived in Des Moines on Monday evening after receiving treatment for a recurrent slipped disc injury which occurred in Norway over the weekend", Pettersen said in an Instagram post. (more...)
Jerry Kramer named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame Jerry Kramer named finalist for Pro Football Hall of Fame
- August 25, 2017

The Pro Football Hall of Fame has named this year's Senior nominees for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame . His 11-year career has been filled with incredible accomplishments - not only the All-Pro nods, but the fact that he directly played massive roles in winning two of the Packers' five National Football League titles. (more...)
UCL holders Madrid drawn against Dortmund and Spurs UCL holders Madrid drawn against Dortmund and Spurs
- August 25, 2017

He said: "Qualifying? It's a big influence on the transfer market - especially if we do it more often". LIVEWIRE Liverpool blew away Hoffenheim with three goals in just 21 minutes last night to return to European football's elite. (more...)
Barcelona agree fee for Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele Barcelona agree fee for Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele
- August 25, 2017

And they now look to have got their man. As I type, Sky Sports are implying that our club president Josep Maria Bartomeu was able to conduct talks with his Borussia Dortmund counterpart. Barcelona were powerless to stop Neymar's move to PSG earlier this month as the French side met the buyout clause in his contract. He went on to score 10 goals in 49 games at the Westfalenstadion and impressed to the point where the German club are now set to make a profit of ten times what they paid ... (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton hits 46th home run, Marlins defeat Phillies 12-8 Giancarlo Stanton hits 46th home run, Marlins defeat Phillies 12-8
- August 25, 2017

Ellis hit a two-run shot off starter Jake Thompson, who allowed five runs in just five innings. Giancarlo Stanton launched his major league-leading 47th home run . "He looks like a professional hitter". He's not afraid to hit behind in the count. The Marlins won three of four from the Phillies and reached.500 for the first time since April 27. (more...)
Champions League is where Liverpool belong - Henderson Champions League is where Liverpool belong - Henderson
- August 25, 2017

Liverpool have been linked to Southampton's Virgil van Dijk throughout the close-season, but appear set to miss out on the defender. In addition, it provides the club with a major boost in the transfer market with Klopp saying it could have a "big influence" on convincing players to join. (more...)
Todd Bowles Says He May Hold Off on Naming Jets' Starting QB Todd Bowles Says He May Hold Off on Naming Jets' Starting QB
- August 25, 2017

It's clear that McCown was brought in for one goal, as a mentor. During other drills, he paced back and forth, punched his right fist into his left hand and clapped impatiently. The only thing McCown would say is that Bowles does, indeed, have a plan, one that they discussed at the beginning of the week. "I want to see how the other two guys play". (more...)
Mo Farah ends track career with Zurich 5000m win Mo Farah ends track career with Zurich 5000m win
- August 25, 2017

Thompson and Facey returned a few hours later to help Jamaica to a win in the Zurich Trophy women's 4x100m invitational with Christania Williams and Jura Levy completing the team that clocked 41.85 to edge Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 41.86 into second place with Germany, 43.32 taking third. (more...)
Yankees-Tigers brawl after Miguel Cabrera-Austin Romine scuffle Yankees-Tigers brawl after Miguel Cabrera-Austin Romine scuffle
- August 24, 2017

After a couple of seconds of jawing, Romine removed his mask. Cabrera finished 0-for-3 with a strikeout on Thursday, and he's now slashing.254/.338/.405 overall this season, with 13 home runs and 56 RBI in 453 plate appearances. Fulmer immediately shook his fingers after hitting Sanchez, indicating he might be hurt, and a trainer came to the mound to check on him. Romine and Cabrera were both ejected from the game, per Evan Woodbery of MLive Media Group. (more...)
Foot Locker's (FL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC Foot Locker's (FL) Buy Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
- August 24, 2017

YorkBridge Wealth Partners LLC now owns 1,360 shares of the athletic footwear retailer's stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 213 shares during the period. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, October 13th will be issued a dividend of $0.31 per share. (more...)
Sports Champions League 2017-18 Draw: All You Need To Know Sports Champions League 2017-18 Draw: All You Need To Know
- August 24, 2017

Real Madrid are reigning champions, and are among the top seeds with the likes of Bayern Munich and Juventus - but pot two contains a whole host of unsafe sides - including Barcelona , Atletico Madrid , Paris St-Germain and Borussia Dortmund . (more...)
Federer, Nadal, a bolter? Tennis great's huge US Open call Federer, Nadal, a bolter? Tennis great's huge US Open call
- August 24, 2017

Few athletes have aged as gracefully as Roger Federer. Nick Kyrgios has been left out of John McEnroe's world team to take on the might of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in next month's inaugural edition of the Laver Cup. If he can overcome that problem, there will be no doubt that he will be the strong favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam. It's been an unfortunate hard-court stretch. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen signs one-year contract extension with Ferrari for 2018 season Kimi Raikkonen signs one-year contract extension with Ferrari for 2018 season
- August 24, 2017

Vettel leads Hamilton by 14 points in the championship with Bottas a further 19 points adrift. Obviously it's easier to deal with only that side of the stuff, and we can put all our effort on pure racing. Obviously we know what is happening with our vehicle and where it can be better but we don't need to big it up or down play it. We need to turn that around and make sure that we are not just consistently finishing but are consistently finishing ahead of them and out-performing them. (more...)
Kaepernick Inspired 'United We Stand Rally' In Atlanta Kaepernick Inspired 'United We Stand Rally' In Atlanta
- August 24, 2017

Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers in March and remains unsigned. Kaepernick's likeness and message aren't just symbolized on the shirt, as the company that sells it, Black Ivy The Brand, contributes to charitable causes with each shirt that is sold. (more...)
Trump speech in Reno calls for healing 'wounds that have divided us' Trump speech in Reno calls for healing 'wounds that have divided us'
- August 24, 2017

Today, he will be delivering a speech at the The American Legion's annual convention in Reno , Nevada. Thad Cochran, R-Mississippi, in the Senate and Rep. "We are one people with one home and one great flag". Trump argued "tremendous progress" has been made "in the fight against terrorism". PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: We are not defined by the color of our skin, the figure on our paycheck or the party of our politics. (more...)
Mick Schumacher to drive father's 1994 Benetton at Spa Mick Schumacher to drive father's 1994 Benetton at Spa
- August 24, 2017

Mick Schumacher is now part of the junior motor racing circuit competing in European Formula Three after a debut in Formula Four. Mick Schumacher, 18, son of the stricken seven-time world champion, will drive his father's Benetton B194, his 1994 title-winning vehicle, ahead of the 2017 Belgian Grand Prix . (more...)
Honda upgrade to prompt Vandoorne penalty Honda upgrade to prompt Vandoorne penalty
- August 24, 2017

Last season, Alonso took a grid penalty and started from 21st on the grid at Spa-Francorchamps but recovered to finish in seventh place in the race. Vandoorne is using what Honda calls its "Phase 3.6" engine in Belgium, which features a change to the induction design. (more...)
Who can Barcelona get in Champions League group stage draw? Who can Barcelona get in Champions League group stage draw?
- August 24, 2017

The Italians knocked them out of the competition last season after beating them 3-0 in the first-leg of the quarter-finals. The Kazakhstan side gave Celtic a scare on Tuesday, but the Scottish champions got over the line. Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a tough draw as they'll have to face current holders Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund . Neymar's bid to win a first European title for Paris Saint-Germain will open in a group with five-time victor Bayern Munich plus Anderlecht ... (more...)
UEFA Champions League Qualifying Wrap 22 August 2017
- August 24, 2017

However, late goals from Olivier Ntcham and Leigh Griffiths ensured a straightforward progression to the group stages for the away team. Celtic , CSKA Moscow , Qarabag , Sporting Lisbon , APOEL Nicosia, Feyenoord , Maribor , RB Leipzig . (more...)
The Sportsman: Will Mkhitaryan take Premiere League by storm? The Sportsman: Will Mkhitaryan take Premiere League by storm?
- August 24, 2017

His post-match interview was even more intriguing (if that was possible) as he nearly challenged his side to rise up to a scenario they have not faced in these opening two games and may very well do, in the coming weeks and months. With so much strength in the central areas it's not surprising that Mourinho has looked to formations that maximise this. "We are playing happy football because the team is very comfortable on the pitch", he beamed. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces Manchester United return with 'greatest tweet' Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces Manchester United return with 'greatest tweet'
- August 24, 2017

Zlatan took to Instagram to reveal his return to the club, "I UNITED it" said the post where the striker can be seen engaged in a hand to hand combat with a devil. " I am back to finish what I started ". The Telegraph are reporting Spurs are preparing a £20m bid for the 23-year-old, despite the fact he is now sidelined for three months after tearing his hamstring in training. (more...)
Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad
- August 24, 2017

England are top of Group F with 14 points from six matches, putting it two clear of closest challengers Slovakia. Leicester City's Harry Maguire and Watford's Nathaniel Chalobah have been handed their first global call-ups for England's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia. (more...)
Hosmer Hits Walk-Off Homer - Royals Top Rockies
- August 24, 2017

Duffy finished six innings, struck out seven, walked three and allowed the two runs on one hit. Holland pitched for Kansas City for the first six years of his Major League Baseball career, winning the World Series and twice being named an All-Star (2013, '14). (more...)