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Kevin Hart wants stars to donate cash for Storm Harvey relief funds Kevin Hart wants stars to donate cash for Storm Harvey relief funds
- August 30, 2017

That's the best of it; then there's the dark side. Hart calls the situation on Texas' Gulf Coast and in Houston , where feet of rain have fallen and caused risky flooding, "a serious matter" where people need help. Charity Navigator is a useful decision-making tool to help find out the details of a charity organizations operation. BBBs are already seeing crowdfunding appeals of a dubious nature, and in the days ahead expect to see "storm chasers" looking to make a quick buck off of ... (more...)
Nationals to activate Trea Turner from DL on Tuesday Nationals to activate Trea Turner from DL on Tuesday
- August 30, 2017

Gone since June 30, Turner had to work his way back carefully from a non-displaced fracture of his wrist. Reliever Matt Albers retired Marcell Ozuna (strikeout) and J.T. The drive scored Gordon, who singled, stole his 47th base and went to third on a wild pitch by Jackson. Stanton hit a long sacrifice fly to center in the fifth to trim the margin to 3-2. (more...)
Brady on losing Edelman: 'We have to find a different way' Brady on losing Edelman: 'We have to find a different way'
- August 30, 2017

Tom Brady has always done a lot with very little. Most importantly, Amendola is entering the season the healthiest he has been. Brady's praise for Danny Amendola makes sense because Amendola and Edelman are two of the same style of receivers, slot guys who use speed and toughness in order to go ahead and gain some yardage. (more...)
Saudi loss opens door for Socceroos Saudi loss opens door for Socceroos
- August 30, 2017

The Saudis started better and went ahead through Nawaf Al Abid's 20 minute penalty. Worst case scenario for the 'Roos; they finish third and face a playoff against the third place Group A team (currently Uzbekistan), with the victor of that facing the fourth placed CONCACAF team. (more...)
Arsenal turn down Man City bid for Sanchez Arsenal turn down Man City bid for Sanchez
- August 30, 2017

Previous reports have claimed Sanchez himself is determined to get his preferred move to the Etihad Stadium, as he is eager to be reunited with his former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola. Alexis Sanchez has asked to leave the Chile squad after telling his worldwide teammates that he had "other commitments" to deal with ahead of the close of the transfer window, reports The Sun . (more...)
Chalobah: I had to be 'brave' to leave Chelsea Chalobah: I had to be 'brave' to leave Chelsea
- August 30, 2017

After turning down the offer of a new Chelsea contract to sign for Watford , he has made an impressive start to the season for the Hornets and last week received his first call-up to the senior England squad. "I had been on a few loans back and forth", he said. "But you must have this type of player who is ready to play regularly with Chelsea, a great team". (more...)
US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match US Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Dusan Lajovic in first round match
- August 30, 2017

Federer's possible semifinal foe and chief rival for the title, No. 1 Rafael Nadal , overcame a first-set hiccup of his own before overpowering Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2. A ruthless Nadal delivered the young Serb another tennis lesson, breaking his opponent at the first opportunity in both the second and third sets to improve his record in first round U.S. (more...)
Manchester City Make Sanchez Move, Odds Slashed to 1/2 On! Manchester City Make Sanchez Move, Odds Slashed to 1/2 On!
- August 30, 2017

City have until Thursday's transfer deadline to complete any deal for Sanchez as Pep Guardiola looks to add even more quality to his ranks. The 28-year-old is thought to be the subject of a stunning bid from City, who are apparently offering Sterling to Arsenal as part of a deal after pursuing him all summer. (more...)
Yankees sitting slumping Judge for two days Yankees sitting slumping Judge for two days
- August 30, 2017

The two teams will play a single-admission doubleheader Wednesday afternoon, beginning at 1:05 p.m., with the second game starting approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the opener. "Just rest. He hasn't had many of those days and I think in the long run this is going to help us". Cleveland will now play two road doubleheaders in a three-day span, with a travel day in between. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open Andy Murray pulls out of US Open
- August 30, 2017

He has been reluctant to go into detail about the injury, saying at Wimbledon it was something that had affected him on and off for a number of years but never to the extent of this summer's flare-up. Open for the first of his three major championships. From the end of Wimbledon, Murray knew he was in a race against time to return to top form in time for the US Open , specialists saying he was not risking greater damage by trying to recover in time . (more...)
Injury forces Josh Hazelwood out of Bangladesh and India tours Injury forces Josh Hazelwood out of Bangladesh and India tours
- August 30, 2017

The run-chase total also comes as Australia's second-highest fourth-innings target for a Test in Asia, meaning the picture is starting to look as bleak as it seems, unless its batsmen can turn things around. In April, O'Keefe was slapped with a $20,000 fine from Cricket Australia and suspended from this summer's domestic one-day cup by Cricket NSW for making "highly inappropriate comments" in an alcohol-fuelled incident following an end-of-season awards function. (more...)
Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury
- August 30, 2017

About the only player who can claim to be completely fit is 20 year-old German Alex Zverev, who this month added the Canadian Open Masters-level title to the Italian Open - an event of similar prestige - that he took in May. 2017 US Open: Five of the Top-11 players have withdrawn. He remained uncertain what the prognosis would be, or the treatment that may be required. (more...)
Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open Injured British No.1 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open
- August 30, 2017

Murray said Saturday that the hip first bothered him during his semifinal loss to Stan Wawrinka at the French Open in June. "I'll sit down and decide with my team in the next couple of days, for sure". "But, you know, I'm just going to go match by match and hopefully I can get to those guys". "I want to be back on court as soon as I can", he said. (more...)
Theresa May 'outraged' at latest North Korea missile test Theresa May 'outraged' at latest North Korea missile test
- August 30, 2017

The launch set off warnings in the northern part of the country urging people to seek shelter. ". While satellite launches give North Korea information relevant to ballistic missile development, [the] worldwide community should not discount Pyongyang's interest in space", she said . (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: Manchester City want Arsenal forward before deadline
- August 30, 2017

City are not trying to sell Sterling, who has scored in their last two league games, though they are conscious that the 22-year-old England worldwide may prefer a move if competition for places in attack increases should they succeed in their bid for Sanchez. (more...)
Patrick Vieira: Current Arsenal side are Patrick Vieira: Current Arsenal side are "better footballers" than 'Invincible' title winners
- August 30, 2017

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil looks dejected during Premier League match against Liverpool . Wenger met with his coaching staff on Monday in order to pick the bones from the defeat, and The Mirror claims that the manager was left incandescent with rage over the nature of his side's performance. (more...)
The Cycling Podcast - stage 10 from the Vuelta a Espana The Cycling Podcast - stage 10 from the Vuelta a Espana
- August 30, 2017

Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) sealed his second stage win by beating Rojas in a sprint, despite the Murcia-born rider's desperation to win on home soil. Behind Nibali was putting the pace on, and doing it to great effect with gaps between him and Chavez, but those in behind put in courageous efforts to make sure they stayed close and the Italian was eventually caught, although the effort of his Bahrain-Merida team will have heartened him ahead of more long climbs tomorrow. (more...)
Kevin Durant: 'Nobody wants to play in Under Armours' Kevin Durant: 'Nobody wants to play in Under Armours'
- August 30, 2017

However, upon closer examination it appears that the KDX Red Velvet shoes could actually be a subliminal jab at all of Durant's critics. Durant is Nike's clear No. The top kids don't because they all play Nike", Durant said. Durant , who grew up in Maryland, thinks the Terrapins have a tougher time recruiting star players due to their Under Armour affiliation. (more...)
Tiemoue Bakayoko 'not scared' by Danny Drinkwater arrival at Chelsea Tiemoue Bakayoko 'not scared' by Danny Drinkwater arrival at Chelsea
- August 30, 2017

The French publication says the Foxes have already identified Paris Saint-Germain's Gregorz Krychowiak as Drinkwater's replacement after deciding to cash-in on the England worldwide. 'We don't have enough players in the centre and he will make the team stronger'. "So we need another midfielder to reinforce the team, so it is a very good thing that he could be coming". (more...)
Murphy: Cavs have not contacted Celtics about Isaiah Thomas concerns Murphy: Cavs have not contacted Celtics about Isaiah Thomas concerns
- August 30, 2017

The Cavaliers' stance could trigger a standoff between Cleveland and Boston officials, forcing both organizations to weigh the consequences of letting the blockbuster trade implode. There are a lot questions as to what will happen if Isaiah Thomas can not pass his physical examination for Cleveland. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Cavs are in the process of seeking an additional trade asset. (more...)
MI to wear all-maize uniforms in opener vs. Florida MI to wear all-maize uniforms in opener vs. Florida
- August 30, 2017

If any program is built to overcome the loss of 11 National Football League draft picks and 10 starters on defense, Jim Harbaugh leads it. The school relented a little, releasing the student-athletes on athletic scholarship on Harbaugh's roster . (more...)
US Open: Maria Sharapova makes emotional comeback, beats Simona Halep US Open: Maria Sharapova makes emotional comeback, beats Simona Halep
- August 30, 2017

Open. The U.S. -based Russian was uncharacteristically emotional following the victory over Halep . She was reduced to tears after the match as the crowd applauded her, and from the way that she celebrated it was impossible to tell that it was only the first round . (more...)
"Nadal, Federer feeling their age " Manila Bulletin Sports
- August 29, 2017

Nadal , 31, who won his tenth French Open in June, and Federer , now 36, who has returned to peak form to win the Australian and Wimbledon titles this year, are seeded to meet in the semi-finals. Had Murray pulled out before the draw, Federer would have been bumped up to the No. 2 seed, setting up a potential final with Nadal . "Because Roger Federer is the type of player that, he lets losses roll off his back", Evert said. (more...)
Everton target Nikola Vlasic given permission to leave Croatia U21 training Everton target Nikola Vlasic given permission to leave Croatia U21 training
- August 29, 2017

Koeman has so far spent £150m on players this summer but is still looking for another left-sided defender, as well as a striker. Vlasic, who impressed Koeman during the recent two legged play-off tie, has netted 12 goals and 20 assists in 119 appearances for Hajduk, but it is his physicality, teamwork and ability to play anywhere across the forward line that has truly endeared him to the legendary Dutchman. (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury
- August 29, 2017

And ultimately, that's what I was here to try and do". Spanish third seed and and reigning Wimbledon champion Garbiñe Muguruza is in the same quarter of the draw with American ninth seed Venus Williams and Danish fifth seed Carolina Wozniacki. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury
- August 29, 2017

The 26-year-old has already made two grand slam semi-finals, handling the pressure of expectation at her home tournament at Wimbledon last month superbly before losing to Venus Williams in the last four. "I spoke to a number of specialists about it to get the best advice possible", Murray said. "I have been practising here and been competitive in practice when I'm not moving close to how I can when I'm healthy". (more...)
Michael Phelps and His Wife Announce They Are Expecting Second Child Michael Phelps and His Wife Announce They Are Expecting Second Child
- August 29, 2017

Boomer Phelps posted a tribute to his own little brother or sister on Instagram to 795,000 fans with a image of the pregnancy test and a very big smile on his little face. Phelps wrote in his caption, while his wife expressed joy for her baby boy . Michael Phelps competes in the Men's swimming 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 13, 2016. (more...)
Alabama defensive lineman suffers gunshot to the leg Alabama defensive lineman suffers gunshot to the leg
- August 29, 2017

While she did not witness the shooting, she was inside closing up her bar, she's been told Davis shot himself in the leg. She noted that she had 18 security guards in her bar because of the Mayweather vs. The story will be updated as more information becomes available . "That's the rumor going around that he shot himself". According to Murrell, police have not contacted her about the investigation. (more...)
Defending champion Kerber stunned by Japan's Osaka Defending champion Kerber stunned by Japan's Osaka
- August 29, 2017

Angelique Kerber became the first women's defending champion to lose in the U.S. Open first round when she was crushed 6-3 6-1 by 19-year-old Japanese Naomi Osaka on Tuesday. "This court has not given me fond memories but hopefully this overtakes that". Osaka had 22 winners, 17 unforced errors and saved all four break points. (more...)
No stay on BCCI broadcast right auction this year: SC No stay on BCCI broadcast right auction this year: SC
- August 29, 2017

He had said that the amount involved in the award of IPL media rights was to the tune of Rs 30,000 crore and the issue should not be decided in an "opaque" manner. As reported earlier, Discovery Communications and Emerald Media-backed OTT operator YuppTV are the new players who could make a bid for the IPL media rights. (more...)