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Jay Cutler Says He Didn't Practice Television Announcing For Fox Sports Job Jay Cutler Says He Didn't Practice Television Announcing For Fox Sports Job
- August 29, 2017

Gase said there's "no chance" that will happen, and shared that message privately with Landry. Instead of seeing Jay Cutler in a Fox Sports broadcasting booth this fall, he will be under center as the Miami Dolphins starting quarterback. (more...)
Danny Duffy KC Royals Pitcher Busted for DUI ... at Burger King Danny Duffy KC Royals Pitcher Busted for DUI ... at Burger King
- August 29, 2017

KCTV5 says they've received "multiple reports" that Danny Duffy was taken into custody in Overland Park. The Royals do not condone anyone driving under the influence, this is now a legal matter and will allow the process to unfold and will not comment further. (more...)
Chelsea sign Eden Hazard's brother Kylian Hazard Chelsea sign Eden Hazard's brother Kylian Hazard
- August 29, 2017

He becomes the third Hazard to play for the Premier League champions, with Thorgan Hazard having been on the books at Stamford Bridge before joining Borussia Monchengladbach. 'We're building a strong team at Chelsea and showed it last season - hopefully we can do the same this year'. The Blues are working hard on completing a number of late deals with just 48 hours left in the transfer window. (more...)
Rockets owner Alexander pledges $4 million for Harvey relief Rockets owner Alexander pledges $4 million for Harvey relief
- August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey continues to bring out the very best in pro athletes and their wealthy team owners. Rockets owner Les Alexander has increased his donation to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to $10 million. According to reports, as many as 80% of storm victims do not have flood insurance. This came after Texans star J.J. Watt started a fundraising page that had raised more than $620,000 by Monday afternoon. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin PPV Undercard Announced Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin PPV Undercard Announced
- August 29, 2017

Look for him to be a strong candidate because Cotto might face Lemieux next. It is a serious fight between two of the world's elite pound-for-pound boxers, for the unified and lineal middleweight world championship in a match most expect to be highly competitive and filled with action. (more...)
Legal fight between Gov. Dayton and Legislature hits Supreme Court Legal fight between Gov. Dayton and Legislature hits Supreme Court
- August 29, 2017

The Minnesota Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Monday on an important question dealing with checks and balances in government and the separation of powers. Supreme Court justices said they felt uncomfortable with the notion that the courts can come in and appropriate money whenever there's political gridlock, which has happened several times over the last two decades. (more...)
ESPN's Mark Schlabach thinks Ohio State will 'get even' in 2017 ESPN's Mark Schlabach thinks Ohio State will 'get even' in 2017
- August 29, 2017

His commitment gives Ohio State the No. 1 recruiting class nationally for 2018, and he's the fifth top-30 prospect to join the Buckeyes for next year. "Last year was very alarming because our whole team was new", Meyer said. The public at-large — or at least the Twitterverse — learned about new Ohio State starters over the weekend, thanks to some proud mamas. (more...)
Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals
- August 29, 2017

Flowers played 16 games as a rookie in 2014, but missed the 2015 season because of a shoulder injury he suffered in the final exhibition game. Flowers, who played primarily on special teams, was likely on the roster bubble in Cincinnati. Flowers is due a $690,000 salary on the final year of his rookie contract. New England released former Bengals tight end Matt Lengel and former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Caleb Kidder on Sunday. (more...)
Wrighty: Wenger must leave Arsenal NOW Wrighty: Wenger must leave Arsenal NOW
- August 29, 2017

We are three games in and are at crisis point. Asked if he will sign any more players this summer, Wenger told Sky Sports: "We think a lot about that [transfers]". "To have that freedom is good but if you can give them the freedom and respect the tactical aspect of the game it will be even better". "That is why I believe the Arsenal board - and let's face it, they've hardly covered themselves in glory - have a truly massive choice to make". (more...)
Vance McDonald traded to the Steelers Vance McDonald traded to the Steelers
- August 29, 2017

A second-round draft pick of San Francisco in 2013, McDonald was signed to a five-year contract extension worth $35 million in the offseason. Unable to find a trade partner, the 49ers held on to McDonald and he spent most of training camp working with the starting offense. (more...)
Fans are still furious with CFL team for (briefly) hiring Art Briles Fans are still furious with CFL team for (briefly) hiring Art Briles
- August 29, 2017

We have listened, we are reviewing our decision-making processes and we will learn. On Monday night, just before 9:30 p.m., the Tiger-Cats and the Canadian Football League issued a joint statement. Mitchell said he was "very emotional" when he was told he was no longer welcome to join the team. "Our thought of second opportunity was misguided, because it's clearly not acceptable and it's not the right time, it's not the right place", Mitchell said. (more...)
Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden
- August 29, 2017

Haden's contract will not make any trade easy. It's a tall order for the Browns, since Haden is contracted to make $11.1 million this season, $11.2 million next season and $10.5 million in 2019. Selected seventh overall in the 2010 draft, Haden owns 19 interceptions over 90 career games with the Browns. The Texans, Raiders, and Titans have the cap space and relative need at corner to potentially trade for Haden, which could make the Patriots' road through the AFC a little bit tougher. (more...)
Venus Williams battles to US Open first-round win over Viktoria Kuzmova Venus Williams battles to US Open first-round win over Viktoria Kuzmova
- August 29, 2017

The 37-year-old American took her second match point on teenager Kuzmova's serve to win 6-3 3-6 6-2. Other matches involving seeded players to finish quickly on opening day included No. Venus is bidding to clinch her third US Open crown next month after reaching the Wimbledon and Australian Open finals this year. Williams has seven Grand Slam singles titles, while Kuzmova was making her main-draw debut at tour level. (more...)
Liverpool reject £25m bid for Mamadou Sakho from Crystal Palace Liverpool reject £25m bid for Mamadou Sakho from Crystal Palace
- August 29, 2017

Crystal Palace are keen to sign Mamadou Sakho from Liverpool before Thursday's transfer deadline, reports the BBC , with it still thought to cost around £30m to land the defender. Goal understands it was the third attempt from the Eagles to recruit the centre-back below valuation this summer and was duly dismissed by the Merseysiders, who want £30m. (more...)
Dallas Convention Center Slated To Be Converted Into Mega Shelter Dallas Convention Center Slated To Be Converted Into Mega Shelter
- August 29, 2017

Planning for disasters is hard because there are so many different variables - population size, proximity to other major cities, places where people can safely go. When she arrived at the convention center and was given a blanket and pillow, it was enough to bring her to tears - a sign of the mental and emotional stress many evacuees are experiencing. (more...)
Crystal Palace Hold Talks With Frank de Boer Crystal Palace Hold Talks With Frank de Boer
- August 29, 2017

Having spent 85 days at the helm at Inter Milan before getting the sack, Dutch tactician Frank de Boer may be about to beat that record as his Crystal Palace future is thrown into serious doubt. Palace are second bottom of the table having failed to pick up a point or score a goal in the league since De Boer took charge and it can not be ruled out that he will be sacked during the global break. (more...)
Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title
- August 29, 2017

Nadal said he would rather not have Federer in his semi-final path, should they get that far. Federer and world number one Nadal won the first three grand slam titles of the season as they came back to prominence with a bang, and nothing suggests their first-round opponents, American Frances Tiafoe and Serbian Dusan Lajovic, will bother them. (more...)
Olympic finalist David Torrence dies at 31 Olympic finalist David Torrence dies at 31
- August 29, 2017

While the death is under investigation, reports state Scottsdale police do not believe foul play was involved. Torrence helped U.S. win silver at the World Relay Championships in 2014 and won an individual silver of his own at the Pan American Games in 2015 before switching allegiances to Peru for the 2016 Rio Olympics. (more...)
Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity scams Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity scams
- August 29, 2017

J.J. Watt: "I want to start a fundraiser , because I know that these recovery efforts are going to be massive". As Harvey continues through the Texas coast, several celebrities have addressed the victims. Of course, average citizens like you and me can hardly afford such large amounts, but every little bit helps. "When a natural disaster strikes, many of us ask, how can we help?" I'm going to lead the charge and step up this way. (more...)
Sri Lanka skipper Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI Sri Lanka skipper Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI
- August 29, 2017

Sri Lanka cricket team's limited-overs skipper Upul Tharanga has been handed a two-match ban for his team's slow over-rate in the second ODI against Indian cricket team at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Thursday, a Lankan cricket official said. (more...)
Watford 'walk away from deal for Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs' Watford 'walk away from deal for Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs'
- August 29, 2017

The England worldwide is due to discuss personal terms with Marco Silva's side before sealing his switch in the transfer window. The Gibbs transfer may not be the only business that West Brom and Arsenal do ahead of the transfer deadline, as the Telegraph reported that the Gunners are one of the sides interested in center back Jonny Evans . (more...)
On National Sports Day, PM Modi pays tributes to Dhyan Chand On National Sports Day, PM Modi pays tributes to Dhyan Chand
- August 29, 2017

PM said that India is blessed with enormous sporting talent and to harness this potential, a web portal was launched by Sports Ministry. The sports ministry's portal was launched on Monday by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu. Tendulkar had become the first sports personality to be conferred with the highest civilian award, while many believed that Dhyan Chand deserved it actually. (more...)
Liverpool set to use Divock Origi to land Arsenal target Thomas Lemar Liverpool set to use Divock Origi to land Arsenal target Thomas Lemar
- August 29, 2017

Liverpool have had two bids rejected by AS Monaco for winger Thomas Lemar . They are still on cases like Kylian Mbappe and Fabinho. Premier League outfit Liverpool have reportedly made a €72 million (R1.12 billion) bid for a player closely linked with Arsenal. (more...)
Manchester City to swap Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling for Sanchez Manchester City to swap Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling for Sanchez
- August 29, 2017

Could he be tempted by the latest offer, though? City's willingness to allow Sterling to leave shows their eagerness to sign Sanchez, who managed 24 goals and 10 assists in 38 Premier League appearances last season. If his body language during his side's defeat to Liverpool on Sunday is anything to go by, Sanchez may well have his heart set on leaving the Emirates before Thursday's deadline. (more...)
Koeman 'disappointed' as Chelsea cruise to win over Everton Koeman 'disappointed' as Chelsea cruise to win over Everton
- August 29, 2017

Chelsea are seeking a new striker before the transfer window closes with Diego Costa still AWOL after his bust-up with Conte earlier in the summer and Llorente is their top target. "I'm a coach not a manager and my best work is on the pitch improving my players and team". Asked to reassure fans he will not leave Chelsea in the event of the club failing to sign any more players this summer, Conte is quoted as saying by the Evening Standard : "I think my message for the fans is always ... (more...)
Shannon Sharpe Not Happy with Jim Brown Over Kaepernick Comments Shannon Sharpe Not Happy with Jim Brown Over Kaepernick Comments
- August 29, 2017

The Hall of Fame running back made headlines earlier this week when he criticized players for protesting during the anthem . Many critics have pointed to this as reason to downplay his influence or deride his status. I'm going to work within those situations. As the first Sunday of the regular season opener nears on September 10, there is a very real possibility that the protests will continue even though it won't be widely seen because the national anthem is only televised before big ... (more...)
Avoid Scams While Donating to Victims of Harvey Avoid Scams While Donating to Victims of Harvey
- August 29, 2017

According to Forbes, after Hurricane Katrina, the American Red Cross asked the FBI to investigate at least 15 fake websites looking for donations. If a charity reaches out to you first, be sure to verify its authenticity. The Federal Trade Commission and other consumer groups are warning against scammers who want to exploit the tragedy for their personal gain. See if the charity's website clearly describes what the charity can do to address immediate needs. (more...)
Stetson football player Nick Blakely dies after practice Stetson football player Nick Blakely dies after practice
- August 29, 2017

It's an terrible morning for Stetson University and for the college football community as a whole. Blakely, from Lawrenceville, Georgia, did not see any action as a freshman at Stetson previous year and took a redshirt. Blakely's cousin, Kenny Monday, won two Olympic gold medals and was a three-time All-American wrestler for Oklahoma State University. The Hatters are scheduled to open their season Saturday in CT against Sacred Heart. (more...)
Eagles trade Jon Dorenbos to Saints for 2019 draft pick Eagles trade Jon Dorenbos to Saints for 2019 draft pick
- August 29, 2017

Tight end Brent Celek, who arrived in Philadelphia as a fifth-round draft pick in 2007, is now the longest-tenured Eagles player. However, the Titans chose not to re-sign him that offseason and that began his career with the Eagles. In addition to his longevity, magic tricks and energetic attitude, Dorenbos was endearing to Eagles fans because of his tragic backstory. "On a personal level, it has been a pleasure to work with him and get to know him over the last few years. (more...)
Cavaliers scrap plans for $140M Quicken Loans Arena makeover Cavaliers scrap plans for $140M Quicken Loans Arena makeover
- August 29, 2017

An opposition group consisting of Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC), Service Employees International Union District 1199, and the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus had recently pushed for a prospective referendum against the planned renovations, stating the money would be better spent revitalizing the community. (more...)