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Deshaun Watson runs for touchdown in National Football League debut Deshaun Watson runs for touchdown in National Football League debut
- August 10, 2017

Even without those players, the first team defense forced two 3 and outs and the offense was able to jump out to a seven point lead thanks to a touchdown on the second drive. Don't say it's a completely meaningless preseason game either, as Watson went 15-for-25 for 179 yard to go along with his 24 rushing yards in extensive action against Carolina. (more...)
Colts release DE Langford Colts release DE Langford
- August 10, 2017

Langford, 31, missed the final nine games of last season with a knee injury and was placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list at the start of training camp last month. "He gave everything he had on and off the field and we are grateful for his contributions". Whether he is going to be ready for Week 1 when the Colts open the regular season September 10 against the Rams remains to be seen, but the team is staying optimistic for its franchise quarterback. (more...)
Esports under consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics Esports under consideration for 2024 Paris Olympics
- August 10, 2017

The Asian Games is the second largest multi-sport event on a global scale. "We are not yet 100% clear whether eSports is really sport, with regard to physical activity and what it needs to be considered sport", Bach told Inside the Games in April. (more...)
Hernandez unsure if he´ll celebrate against Man United
- August 10, 2017

That has naturally made West Ham wary but they are hopeful they can broker a compromise involving Carvalho's new agent Pere Guardiola, brother of Manchester City boss Pep. Watford have completed the club record signing of reported West Ham United target Andre Gray. West Ham United are looking for much improved performances and results following a disappointing first campaign at their new London Stadium home. (more...)
Jays pounded by Yankees, 11-5 Jays pounded by Yankees, 11-5
- August 10, 2017

The shortest was 2 2/3 innings July 4, when he allowed four runs, three hits and three walks to Toronto at Yankee Stadium. But, for a while, Toronto (53-60) kept chipping away despite being outhit 17-6. Donaldson singled and walked three times. He did not factor in the decision Saturday against the Houston Astros when he allowed five hits, two walks and three runs while striking out seven in seven innings. (more...)
Tramaine Brock has domestic violence charges dropped Tramaine Brock has domestic violence charges dropped
- August 10, 2017

The Santa Clara District Attorney's office confirmed that there was insufficient evidence to proceed with the case against Brock because the alleged victim declined to cooperate. He's now a free agent - and with his talent level, expect a team to swoop in pretty quickly. Keith Reaser, who replaced Johnson in practice, has gotten some work in there as well and the team drafted Ahkello Witherspoon in the third round of April's draft. (more...)
Roger Federer eases past opening test — ATP Rogers Cup Roger Federer eases past opening test — ATP Rogers Cup
- August 10, 2017

The 27-year-old Nishikori had two chances to serve out the match and led 6-2 in the decisive tiebreak, before Monfils won six points in a row to complete a superb fightback. This is also Federer's first match played as a 36-year-old, and now he faces fellow veteran David Ferrer in the third round. "At the end of the day I do love dogs but I just haven't spent enough time with them", he said. (more...)
Marvin Lewis taking time off for 'minor health issue' Marvin Lewis taking time off for 'minor health issue'
- August 10, 2017

Marvin Lewis has a cyst behind his knee, according to Stacey Dales of the NFL Network. Lewis used a cart to shuttle to the practice field earlier this week, which isn't his usual routine. The Bengals hold practice across the street from Paul Brown Stadium, which also houses their facilities. No other National Football League coach has lost his first seven playoff games. (more...)
UCLA QB takes a jab at Clemson's academics UCLA QB takes a jab at Clemson's academics
- August 10, 2017

He explained that "t$3 rying to do both is like trying to do two full-time jobs". They resented his perceived attack on the athletic-scholarship system, saying he was ignoring the many athletes who will never make millions of dollars in the National Football League or NCAA, and who therefore must have a degree to fall back on. (more...)
Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets
- August 10, 2017

As Moeen Ali finished South Africa off for the second match in a row on Monday a half-full Old Trafford was left with a feeling of relief that this Test had not gone into a fifth day. Moeen was unbeaten on 75 to bat South Africa out of the fourth Test. Bayliss' side face West Indies over three Tests starting later this month, before heading Down Under for the Ashes, and the Australian is still a long way from being able to choose reliable operators to help shoulder the burden ... (more...)
Cubs catcher Willson Contreras injures hamstring in San Francisco Cubs catcher Willson Contreras injures hamstring in San Francisco
- August 10, 2017

Kyle Hendricks continues to look like the 2016 Cy Young candidate version. He struck out five and walked three. Albert Almora Jr. continued his mastery of left-handed pitching by smacking a home run off Bumgarner with two out in the third. (more...)
Burnley forward Andre Gray signs with Watford Burnley forward Andre Gray signs with Watford
- August 10, 2017

Earlier this summer, Sweet revealed just how much Luton have raked in from Gray's departure, making it a very profitable transfer for the club. His departure leaves Sean Dyche short of options up front. However, the former England C global made it clear he would not be looking to renew a deal which had just 12 months still to run. However, Burnley referred to Gray as a "former England C worldwide, which isn't exactly the most glamorous of accolades". (more...)
Umpire West suspended three games Umpire West suspended three games
- August 10, 2017

The league's decision comes nearly two months after the story was published as an ode to West officiating his 5,000th career game on June 20. West has been suspended for three days because of his answer when asked who's the biggest complainer in the major leagues. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continuing to mature' Arsene Wenger: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continuing to mature'
- August 10, 2017

Oxlade-Chamberlain has recently been used as a wing-back by Arsene Wenger , which is believed to have caused Conte to step up his interest in bringing The Ox to Stamford Bridge. "I think in his career he had some bad moments because he had some small injuries", he told reporters. He will continute to move up beecause the potential is there. (more...)
Falcons agree to 5-year extension with RB Devonta Freeman . Falcons agree to 5-year extension with RB Devonta Freeman .
- August 10, 2017

The former staff used him as a third-down pass receiving back in 2014. If LeVeon Bell signs his franchise tag, he will make $12 million this year and will likely be signed to a larger deal after the season. "It wasn't like I had to, but for most of the guys that are in that contract time, I definitely talk it through and I want to have open lines of communication with them". (more...)
Former Cavalier Ron Harper Blames 'Youth, Ignorance' for Kyrie Irving's Trade Request Former Cavalier Ron Harper Blames 'Youth, Ignorance' for Kyrie Irving's Trade Request
- August 10, 2017

Kyrie Irving is exhausted of playing in LeBron James's shadow. Said Barkley: "This notion where you want to be the man, I just think is so stupid". You know Pat Riley is always gunning for another ring with the Heat. It was reported in late July that Irving asked the Cavs to trade him because he no longer wanted to play alongside LeBron James and sought a situation where he'd be the focal point of a team. (more...)
Tiger Woods pleads not guilty despite courtroom no-show Tiger Woods pleads not guilty despite courtroom no-show
- August 10, 2017

Participants in the program can serve 12 months' probation after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge. Woods was arrested May 29 after midnight about 15 miles from his home in Jupiter, when he was found unconscious at the wheels of his Mercedes-Benz. (more...)
Astros to wear jerseys with nicknames during Players Weekend Aug. 25-27 Astros to wear jerseys with nicknames during Players Weekend Aug. 25-27
- August 10, 2017

Let's check some of those Twins jerseys . Players across the league are encouraged to get a bit innovative, and are allowed to personalize the back of their jerseys with a preferred nickname. Grab a new jersey or shirt with your favorite player's nicknamed adorned across the back, or an alternate style hat. Featuring a V-neck and sewn-in twill graphics, names, and numbers, the jersey also has a Little League Evolution EmbossTech patch on center back neck. (more...)
U.S. imposes sanctions on Mexican drug cartel U.S. imposes sanctions on Mexican drug cartel
- August 10, 2017

In the Treasury's statement, they said that this is the largest designation of an organization that's drug trafficking from the Office of Foreign Assets Control. The Department said Flores Hernandez has operated independently since the 1980s but "maintains strategic alliances" with other Mexican drug cartel leaders, including the Sinaloa group. (more...)
Makwala, other athletes affected by gastroenteritis at Worlds Makwala, other athletes affected by gastroenteritis at Worlds
- August 10, 2017

He signalled his confidence in his fitness to run by celebrating his progression to the semis with a series of press-ups. Makwala, who earlier this year became the first athlete in history to run a sub-20sec 200m and a sub-44sec 400m on the same day, had been left steaming. (more...)
Chelsea interested in signing Valencia defender having 'extensively' scouted him Chelsea interested in signing Valencia defender having 'extensively' scouted him
- August 10, 2017

London rivals Chelsea have made an enquiry for Valencia defender Joao Cancelo after Tottenham chose to cool their interest at the weekend, according to a report. In a reasonable market analysis, they point out the many right-backs who have moved this summer, and all the money that was spent on players for the position. (more...)
Isaac Makwala reaches 200 metres final at World Championships Isaac Makwala reaches 200 metres final at World Championships
- August 10, 2017

My whole year has been focused on the World Championships . An expectant London Stadium crowd were duly thwarted van Niekerk and Makwala going toe-to-toe in the 400m final as the South African glided to victory in somewhat of anti-climax . (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Dedicates Fight Against Connor McGregor To Black People Floyd Mayweather Dedicates Fight Against Connor McGregor To Black People
- August 10, 2017

If the PPV generates five million buys, Mayweather could make north of $300 million. That was in response to a member of McGregor's team tweeting photos of Malignaggi on the canvas with a caption implying McGregor dropped him with a clean shot. (more...)
Rafa Benitez reveals his unhappiness at Newcastle's transfer efforts Rafa Benitez reveals his unhappiness at Newcastle's transfer efforts
- August 10, 2017

The former England Under-21 worldwide had played a full part in Newcastle's pre-season campaign up to last week's win over Wolfsburg. And Benitez is looking to sign more players before the transfer window closes later this month. Speaking to Goal , Rodrigo Fernandez Lovelle said: "Lucas wants to play but it depends on Arsenal ". Mitrovic last week insisted he was "focused" on his Newcastle career despite continued speculation over his future. (more...)
Thunder to Play Game in Mexico City Thunder to Play Game in Mexico City
- August 10, 2017

According to the post, which features an National Basketball Association graphic, the Heat will play the Nets in Mexico City two nights after the Nets host the Oklahoma City, with both games counting against Brooklyn's home schedule. Tickets for the two games have not been released yet. "As we enter only our 10th season of Thunder Basketball in Oklahoma City, we feel incredibly fortunate that our team and fan base will get to experience our first regular-season game overseas". (more...)
Arsenal boosted as PSG end interest in Alexis Sanchez
- August 10, 2017

He will certainly miss Friday's opener at home to Leicester City while Wenger confirmed he is also likely to sit out the trip to Stoke City a week later. "And anyway, we play other competitions". "It is a long time I didn't speak to PSG, it is a long time since I spoke to them", Wenger told a press conference on Wednesday. (more...)
Ireland Women Squeeze Past Wallaroos In Gripping Six-Try Clash Ireland Women Squeeze Past Wallaroos In Gripping Six-Try Clash
- August 10, 2017

Head coach Simon Middleton has named 12 World Cup newcomers in the match-day 23, while the replacements' bench features a combined total of 392 caps, with Emily Scarratt, Rochelle Clark and La Toya Mason among the substitutes. Waterman, who was born in Taunton and raised in Minehead , started at full-back, which meant she was appearing at her fourth World Cup. Middleton said: "We are really happy with the way our tournament preparation has gone and the squad have worked really hard over ... (more...)
Liverpool legend makes prediction about the Reds for the upcoming season Liverpool legend makes prediction about the Reds for the upcoming season
- August 10, 2017

It's been fun watching the lads play in the Asia Trophy and the Audi Cup - even better as we've got a piece of silverware - but it's now back to the real deal. "Pre-season was intense but it was outstanding". But Karius was second to only Manuel Neuer in the Bundesliga and I'm backing him to show us why that was in the upcoming season. (more...)
Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list
- August 10, 2017

Albert asked to return to the team Monday, according to a person familiar with the situation. Albert announced his retirement last week after only five days in training camp. The Jaguars acquired Albert in a trade with the Dolphins in March. Albert, a two-time Pro Bowl selection, sacrificed $8.9 million in base salary when he retired July 31, money that is guaranteed if he is on the Week 1 roster. (more...)
Malignaggi: McGregor Issued Gag Order To Silence Joe Cortez! Malignaggi: McGregor Issued Gag Order To Silence Joe Cortez!
- August 09, 2017

Whatever first price they gave me, I accepted that as far as payment was concerned - which I never got paid by the way. "I remember thinking he did show some character to come back the way he did, but if I had been as consistent as I had been, would he still have shown the same character?" Or I expect Conor to turn around and be like, 'I'm just kidding man, you got it. (more...)