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Badou Jack Is The New WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Badou Jack Is The New WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion
- August 27, 2017

WBA "regular" light-heavyweight champion Cleverly makes the first defence of his belt this weekend on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor undercard against Jack, who is stepping into a new weight division after reigning as WBC super-middleweight title-holder. (more...)
Shakespeare: Iheanacho Close To Full Fitness, Set For United Clash Shakespeare: Iheanacho Close To Full Fitness, Set For United Clash
- August 27, 2017

B ut I am sure we will have him back sooner rather than later". "No, we are using him well and he is coming with the right attitude", said Mourinho after the win at Swansea. Leicester faced something of a dearth of central defenders for that fixture at Bramall Lane, with Robert Huth yet to return following ankle surgery and Yohan Benalouane seemingly out of the first-team picture. (more...)
Tyrod Taylor leaves Bills game with concussion Tyrod Taylor leaves Bills game with concussion
- August 27, 2017

He was replaced by Nathan Peterman . The Bills starters were supposed to see their longest stretch of action in the preseason Saturday night against the Ravens, but that wasn't the case for QB Tyrod Taylor . Before exiting, Taylor had completed 1-of-3 passes for a single yard, bringing his presason completion percentage down to a disastrous 48.3. An already run-heavy offense, coming off 492 attempts past year (second-most in the league), may even ramp up in that fashion with Peterman ... (more...)
Barcelona set to unveil Dembele Barcelona set to unveil Dembele
- August 27, 2017

According to Sky Germany, Barcelona have less than a week to make a decision on whether to snap up the Frenchman or pursue other targets. Dembele has been suspended indefinitely by Dortmund, having missed training without permission immediately after Barca had a bid for the 20-year-old France global rejected. (more...)
New England Patriots anxiously waiting on Julian Edelman's knee to be scanned New England Patriots anxiously waiting on Julian Edelman's knee to be scanned
- August 27, 2017

There was no update on the injury following the contest, but National Football League reporter Adam Schefter tweeted Friday night that the team suspects Edelman tore a knee ligament, and and he will have an MRI on Sunday. The likely candidate to replace Edelman in the slot is Danny Amendola . Amendola is interesting because you know he is more than capable of being a significant threat in this offense. (more...)
In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut
- August 27, 2017

The 19-year-old major champion from nearby Smiths Falls shot a course-record 8-under 63 to get into contention at Ottawa Hunt, finishing before most of the other leaders even teed off. This year's Canadian Pacific Women's Open will feature 92 of the top 100 players on the LPGA Tour's Official Money List, including 22 of the top 25. (more...)
Oregon State's Timmy Hernandez scores first touchdown of year Oregon State's Timmy Hernandez scores first touchdown of year
- August 27, 2017

His primary target, Michael Gallup, had 11 receptions for 134 yards. Those two, along with former dual-threat quarterback turned receiver Seth Collins, will look to take down a Colorado State team coming off a bowl appearance in 2016. Oregon State fullback Ryan Nall, who broke free for a 75-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, finished with 115 yards on 15 carries. And if you're looking for a play that sums up the second half perfectly for the Beavers , we've got one for you. (more...)
Massive robot dance sets a Guinness world record Massive robot dance sets a Guinness world record
- August 27, 2017

The dancing robots broke the previous world record of 1,007 robots, programmed by Ever Win Company & Ltd.in 2017. They were set up in lines for the show. Ltd, a toy company based in southern China's Shantou city, together with experts from the Harbin Institute of Technology. Dobis are 47.3cm in height and 2.15kg in weight. (more...)
PSG want to PSG want to "f*** Barca" by chasing Arsenal target Seri
- August 27, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain have been accused of attempting to force up the price for Nice's Jean Michaël Seri after Barcelona pulled out of the race to sign the Ivory Coast midfielder. " PSG called Nice three days ago about my client to f**k Barcelona ". La Liga giants Barca had tried to entice PSG midfielder Marco Verratti to Nou Camp back in June and July but, despite their repeated efforts to land him, were rebuffed in their advances due to the Ligue 1 club's astronomical demands. (more...)
Patriots' fears confirmed: WR Julian Edelman out for season
- August 27, 2017

Receiver Julian Edelman left the game with a non-contact knee injury in the opening quarter and did not return. If you go back to the 2016 season, Amendola played in less than 25 percent of the offensive snaps and hasn't been near Edelman-level production since he was with St. (more...)
Zlatan backed to hit the net again Zlatan backed to hit the net again
- August 27, 2017

Personally, I feel as if this new contract is well-deserved. Zlatan, who still has lucrative proposals from teams in the American MLS, is now eyeing an October playing return after making giant strides in his continued recovery from damaged knee ligaments. (more...)
Rhys Hoskins Becomes Fastest Player in Modern Era to Hit Nine Homers Rhys Hoskins Becomes Fastest Player in Modern Era to Hit Nine Homers
- August 27, 2017

Season series: Cubs lead 3-1. Acquired in a mid-season trade from the White Sox , Quintana is 8-10 overall this season with a 4.27 ERA. He struck out in just 15.8% of his plate appearances and walked in 13.5% of them, improvements from his AA numbers the year before. (more...)
Buffalo Bills send Marcell Dareus home for violating team rules Buffalo Bills send Marcell Dareus home for violating team rules
- August 27, 2017

There was no indication of the specific rule the 27-year-old broke. Dareus has found trouble since becoming a first-round pick in Buffalo in 2011. In 2015, the NFL suspended Dareus for the first game of the regular season for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy after Dareus was arrested in Alabama in May of 2014 for possession of marijuana. (more...)
Johnson, Fowler part of logjam at NY playoff event Johnson, Fowler part of logjam at NY playoff event
- August 27, 2017

Here's how things stand after 54 holes in Old Westbury, N.Y. Jason Day is climbing steadily back up the leaderboard midway through the third round of the US PGA Tour's Northern Trust in NY. With three birdies and a bogey, Northern Irishman McIlroy improved 48 positions to be one over at the midway point of the event. Johnson, still ranked No. (more...)
Lionel Messi passes 350 goals with brace as Barcelona beat Alaves Lionel Messi passes 350 goals with brace as Barcelona beat Alaves
- August 27, 2017

With Messi as its lone star, Barcelona struggled in the beginning at Mendizorroza Stadium, but it gradually took control and cruised to victory following Messi's pair of second-half goals. No one has ever scored 350 goals in La Liga before... He opened the scoring in the second half after receiving a pass from Jordi Alba inside the area and firing a left-footed shot into the corner. (more...)
Patriots have gauged trade market for Kony Ealy Patriots have gauged trade market for Kony Ealy
- August 27, 2017

According to Garafolo, the Patriots tried to fit Ealy into defensive coordinator Matt Patricia's scheme, but it was not working out. However, anything could happen, especially with Bill Belichick involved. "I think being around a program like what coach (Bill) Belichick has established in New England will be really good for him". Jacksonville week was his best week. (more...)
José Mourinho praises Henrikh Mkhitaryan's start to the season José Mourinho praises Henrikh Mkhitaryan's start to the season
- August 27, 2017

Incredibly, it breaks the record held by rivals Manchester City , who have named ever-so-slightly increasingly expensive XIs in their first three matches of the new season. The 19-year-old was on the end of a header from Pogba and simply converted for the opener. Bringing on Fellaini proved to be an excellent decision, as the Belgian secured the win minutes later, tapping home with his knee. (more...)
Patriots announce star WR Julian Edelman will miss 2017 season Patriots announce star WR Julian Edelman will miss 2017 season
- August 27, 2017

Edelman was primed for one of his best seasons, as he was coming off a tremendous end to the 2016 season where he put the offense on his back with Gronkowski out for the year following back surgery. The team still went 11-5 that year. Some may think this opens the door for another receiver to make the team, namely undrafted rookie Austin Carr, but don't sleep on the running backs being asked to do more and even line up more as receivers, which we've seen in the past. (more...)
Sonny Gray, Jacoby Ellsbury lead Yanks past Mariners Sonny Gray, Jacoby Ellsbury lead Yanks past Mariners
- August 27, 2017

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer, Sonny Gray pitched seven strong innings and the New York Yankees claimed a 6-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday at Yankee Stadium . Nobody will mistake it for the moment the Yankees' offense finally turned around. Bird singled with two outs and Headley walked. His offensive impact was a huge component of the Yankees' success in the first half of the season, and they've sorely missed his run-producing ability in his absence. (more...)
Noel reportedly signs one-year deal with Mavericks Noel reportedly signs one-year deal with Mavericks
- August 27, 2017

LeBron James' agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group, took Noel on once he agreed to become an unrestricted free agent after next season. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that Noel and his former agent turned down a four-year, $70 million offer from Dallas at the start of free agency on July 1. (more...)
Andy Murray Withdraws from 2017 US Open Due to Hip Injury Andy Murray Withdraws from 2017 US Open Due to Hip Injury
- August 27, 2017

Briton Murray , a three-time Grand Slam champion whose first major title came in 2012 on the NY hardcourts, was uncertain about his status for the remainder of the season. It was more a question of whether, you know, it would settle down in time . "I'll sit down and decide with my team in the next couple of days, for sure". (more...)
Transfer window spending record smashed Transfer window spending record smashed
- August 27, 2017

Manchester United spent £75 million plus add-ons to Everton, a record between British clubs, for Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, while Chelsea paid Real Madrid £70 million for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata. But Stenson says that while the numbers are huge, clubs can afford it. Chris Stenson, consultant in Deloitte's business group, said the level of outlay was "extraordinary" but that given record broadcast, commercial and matchday revenues, Premier League clubs were still "living ... (more...)
Felipe Massa insists crash not related to dizziness Felipe Massa insists crash not related to dizziness
- August 26, 2017

Under article 25.5 of Formula One's sporting regulations, a driver can not run again on the same day if a chassis change is needed because the vehicle must be re-scrutineered, meaning Massa had to sit out of second practice in the afternoon. (more...)
Mets OF Michael Conforto could miss two years with shoulder injury Mets OF Michael Conforto could miss two years with shoulder injury
- August 26, 2017

According to Mike Puma of the New York Post , Conforto clutched his shoulder after swinging and missing on a pitch from Robbie Ray in the bottom of the fifth inning. The most impressive part of Michael's season is how effective he was at driving in runs out of the leadoff spot. It's apparently a serious and rare injury, one that could keep Conforto out for two years . (more...)
Ben Stokes rescues England with his 6th Ton Ben Stokes rescues England with his 6th Ton
- August 26, 2017

We have to get our noses down, our backsides up and play better. Roland-Jones took 14 wickets in his first three internationals, including a five-wicket haul against South Africa, and Root said the seamer "has not done a lot wrong". The West Indies Cricket Board must give these young men as much exposure to the highest level of cricket possible which would include consistent A Team cricket with a world class coaching system and culture at the expense of playing full Test cricket if money ... (more...)
Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.44
- August 26, 2017

About 4.45M shares traded or 52.92% up from the average. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in Martin Marietta Materials by 3,137.5% in the first quarter. Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.3 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 46 investors sold MLM shares while 165 reduced holdings. (more...)
Chris Froome extends lead at La Vuelta Chris Froome extends lead at La Vuelta
- August 26, 2017

Former three-time Vuelta victor Alberto Contador predicts Froome will go on the offensive should the chance present itself to the Team Sky leader. Alberto Contador made a move on that final ascent, but Froome reeled him in and got away from the Spaniard as he sensed an opportunity to strengthen his grip on the GC. (more...)
Robert Lewandowski hits brace as Bayern Munich win at Werder Bremen Robert Lewandowski hits brace as Bayern Munich win at Werder Bremen
- August 26, 2017

The European Championship victor was an unused substitute for Bayern as they kicked off their title defence with a 3-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen last Friday. They fell behind at Leverkusen after Brazilian left-back Wendell put the hosts ahead with a penalty on 33 minutes at the BayArena. Augsburg scored at each end of the match to draw with visiting Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-2. (more...)
Dwayne Allen's adjustment to Patriots was Dwayne Allen's adjustment to Patriots was "extremely hard"
- August 26, 2017

You can never get enough reps. "Just how hard it was adjusting and really understanding how to come together as a team and be a part of a team and figure out where you fall in line in that team. But one thing he said hasn't been a problem for him is giving up coffee and alcohol. "I don't do that stuff right now". "Every quarterback and receiver have certain nuances to their game that are built over years and over time and for me it has been catch up nearly", said Allen. (more...)
Inter Milan make loan bid for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi? Inter Milan make loan bid for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi?
- August 26, 2017

The 25-year-old only joined Arsenal last season from Valencia, and he was part of the Gunners team that defeated Chelsea to win the 2017 FA Cup title at Wembley. All put off by Liverpool's asking price for a player they really don't want anymore, interested clubs seem to be waiting to the last minute to come forward with concrete offers, and Inter could be one of them. (more...)

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