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Angels Looking to Acquire Brandon Phillips From Braves Angels Looking to Acquire Brandon Phillips From Braves
- September 01, 2017

The Angels already made one big splash on Thursday in acquiring Justin Upton from the Tigers . In return, the Braves will receive minor-league catcher Tony Sanchez from Los Angeles. He has been solid for the Braves, batting.291 with 11 homers and 52 RBIs. Phillips, a metro Atlanta native, pieced together a bounce-back season with his hometown team after being acquired from the Cincinnati Reds this past offseason. (more...)
Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round Sharapova wins another 3-setter to reach US Open's 3rd round
- September 01, 2017

Cramp affected the 35-year-old at the start of the deciding set, and Federer took full advantage to win four games in a row on his way to a 6-2 triumph. Even though the match went to five sets, it took seven minutes fewer than the epic Maria Sharapova-Simona Halep first round from Day 1. I looked at the match like it was a mountain to climb. (more...)
Will a budding tropical threat worsen Harvey's disastrous flooding in Texas, Louisiana? Will a budding tropical threat worsen Harvey's disastrous flooding in Texas, Louisiana?
- September 01, 2017

Knox says Michigan's boats are needed because they are actually made to operate on ice and can navigate the shallow waters where other boats are getting stuck. He said the general standard for the Red Cross is 91%, or $0.91 on each dollar, that will go directly toward that effort. The New Orleans branch of the National Weather Service said a heavy rain threat remained over southeast Louisiana and southern MS and would continue through Thursday. (more...)
Arsenal reject Man City's £50m Alexis bid Arsenal reject Man City's £50m Alexis bid
- September 01, 2017

Yesterday, Arsenal rejected a £50 million bid from City for Sanchez , who is entering the final year of his contract at the Emir- ates. That interest has been renewed with Arsenal , who are also selling Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea , perhaps anxious they would not be able to secure another replacement for Sanchez in the final few days of the window after Wenger admitted defeat in his attempt to bring in Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar . (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies Claim Juan Nicasio Philadelphia Phillies Claim Juan Nicasio
- September 01, 2017

The excuse here-that they would rather give him away for free than give him to a "direct competitor" for a return of marginal value-is somewhat baffling, as the Pirates aren't competing this year. Good on Huntington and the Pirates for that. He received regular playing time for the first month-and-a-half of the season before his role with the club began to diminish. (more...)
Hamilton intends to extend Mercedes deal at end of season Hamilton intends to extend Mercedes deal at end of season
- September 01, 2017

In the past days, as Ferrari announced it is keeping Sebastian Vettel , there have been rumblings Hamilton now wants a new three-year deal at Mercedes. "There's no rush, and I know the team is fully committed to me, and I've never picked up the phone and spoken to any of those other teams". "I'm made aware in the background who contacts the team and that's down to a great relationship with Toto - he's very open about who calls", said Hamilton. (more...)
Willian Bid Reportedly Made on Deadline Day Willian Bid Reportedly Made on Deadline Day
- September 01, 2017

Final Prediction: United to progress to the last 16 - with 12 points in the bag. The role of senior partner to Bailly, who has also begun well even if the occasional piece of risk-taking causes flutters, appears to suit him and the signs are of a dynamic combination that could take some wrenching apart. (more...)
Marc Wilson and Jonny Williams join Sunderland Marc Wilson and Jonny Williams join Sunderland
- September 01, 2017

The Black Cats are looking to strengthen their defensive ranks before the transfer window slams shut and have also made inquiries for former Bournemouth player Tommy Elphick, who is now on the books of Aston Villa. Wilson, who has made 25 worldwide appearances for the Republic of Ireland, can play at centre-back or full-back, which makes him a very useful player to have on the books. (more...)
West Ham Propose Contract Extension To Diafra Sakho West Ham Propose Contract Extension To Diafra Sakho
- September 01, 2017

He wrote: " Diafra Sakho is not for sale in this transfer window he is an integral part of our first team squad and will play a part in our recovery". This could be one that could also go down to the wire and could be down to whether Diafra Sakho leaves the club or not. The result is, according to French outlet Foot Mercato , that Sakho is to be offered a new contract. (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton MLB Trade Rumors: Giants, Cardinals, Phillles, Rangers Interested in Stanton Giancarlo Stanton MLB Trade Rumors: Giants, Cardinals, Phillles, Rangers Interested in Stanton
- September 01, 2017

Stanton and Panterra are seen exchanging kisses, rolling around in a bed and then a sofa, as she sings in her lingerie for the 2-minute video. Stanton now leads Major League Baseball with 51 home runs. Stanton was linked to several teams this summer despite his massive contract with the Marlins. With 25 home runs since the All-Star Break in July, and 51 dingers in total for the year, he's on pace to surpass 60 homers and challenge some of the all-time single-season marks. (more...)
Cameron Payne sidelined considerable time following foot surgery Cameron Payne sidelined considerable time following foot surgery
- September 01, 2017

The broken bone, the fifth metatarsal in Payne's right foot, is the same bone that he broke before the 2016-17 season. With Payne out until late-November or maybe even December, Kris Dunn and Jerian Grant will get a lot of run in the Chicago backcourt. (more...)
Eagles agree fee with Everton for star striker, Fenerbahce also interested Eagles agree fee with Everton for star striker, Fenerbahce also interested
- September 01, 2017

The former Brann forward has only managed to score five goals in 26 Premier League appearances for both Everton and Hull respectively, but Palace manager Frank de Boer is hoping the 27-year-old will be able to complement main forward Christian Benteke and create space for the Belgium global, who was linked with a move to Everton earlier this summer. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'asks to leave Chile duty amid reports over Arsenal future' Alexis Sanchez 'asks to leave Chile duty amid reports over Arsenal future'
- September 01, 2017

Earlier reports said Arsenal is asking for closer to $75 million, while others said the Gunners would want cash plus Raheem Sterling . City have been strongly linked with a move for the Chilean worldwide all summer and it seems they've now stepped-up their interest by opening formal talks with Arsenal . (more...)
Arsenal backed to beat Liverpool to huge signing Arsenal backed to beat Liverpool to huge signing
- September 01, 2017

The Daily Mail is reporting that the north London side have revived their interest in the France global after sanctioning the sale of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Liverpool for around £35m. Their last offer for Lemar was £75M, and while Monaco did not reject it out of hand, the Ligue 1 club had hoped for late interest from another club and a potential bidding war that would drive the fee above £90M. (more...)
Federer survives first round scare Federer survives first round scare
- September 01, 2017

Federer next meets either Slovenian Blaz Kavcic or Russian Mikhail Youzhny . Roger Federer opens his campaign at the US Open in search of a sixth title against American outsider Frances Tiafoe on Tuesday and although a semi-final against old foe Rafa Nadal is on the cards, the world number three insists he is not thinking about that possibility just yet. (more...)
PSG's Neymar back with Brazil for Ecuador clash PSG's Neymar back with Brazil for Ecuador clash
- September 01, 2017

It will also be Neymar's first game with the national team since his blockbuster move earlier this month from Barcelona to PSG. Aside from the PSG quartet, the team managed by Tite is oozing with talent. Colombia then welcome manager Tite's side on September 5. After shooting out to a hot start in qualifiers, Ecuador finds itself in danger of missing the World Cup and sitting in sixth place. (more...)
We aim for repeat victory over Egypt, says Uganda coach Moses Basena We aim for repeat victory over Egypt, says Uganda coach Moses Basena
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool's Salah had one of the best chances to equalise for Egypt but his close-range header was well saved by Denis Onyango. In the current qualification for the World Cup, Uganda launched a fight to withdraw from the group with the Egyptian national team, and after 2 rounds, the "Cranes" 4 points and the 2nd line in the group E. (more...)
Barcelona reportedly agree £138m deal with Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho Barcelona reportedly agree £138m deal with Liverpool for Philippe Coutinho
- September 01, 2017

Mahrez has been linked with several clubs this window, including Roma, Chelsea and Arsenal , but now, if the reports are true, it looks as though he has got his mega switch to La Liga giants Barcelon, leaving Coutinho out to dry. Where does this all leave him? And guess what? His back injury has got much better. But I've talked to Coutinho , told him the same I've told you: go where you feel happy. (more...)
World Cup hopes in tatters as Netherlands outclassed in France World Cup hopes in tatters as Netherlands outclassed in France
- September 01, 2017

Lemar completed his brace in the 88th minute as Griezmann turned to provider to tee up the AS Monaco winger for the simple tap-in, 3-0. Lemar, who has been tracked by Liverpool and Arsenal in the close season, scored two goals after Antoine Griezmann 's first-half strike, the first of them a peach of a volley from the edge of the area. (more...)
Lions trade former first-round pick Laken Tomlinson to 49ers Lions trade former first-round pick Laken Tomlinson to 49ers
- September 01, 2017

With Lang and Graham Glasgow set to start at guard, Tomlinson would have only been an insurance policy on the interior offensive line for the Lions in 2017. 49ers were extremely weak at the guard previous year, and it has been a position of issue during training camp. By trading Tomlinson , the Lions save about $100,000 in cap room for this fall. (more...)
Ohio State vs. IN live stream Ohio State vs. IN live stream
- September 01, 2017

No. 2 Ohio State revels in the glitz and glamour of the big stage. The Buckeyes averaged almost 40 points per game last season, so Allen said he does not expect a massive overhaul in style or strategy from his opponent. Before he plays his final down in Scarlet and Gray there is a better than good chance that Barrett will stand atop all significant OSU all-time leaderboards. (more...)
Arsenal will sell Alexis Sanchez to Man City on one condition Arsenal will sell Alexis Sanchez to Man City on one condition
- September 01, 2017

Manchester City and Arsenal have finally opened negotiations over a deal for Alexis Sanchez , Goal understands. With only 72 hours left to the close of the window, it is still unclear if Sterling will be a Manchester City player in the coming days. (more...)
Years After His Death, Pat Tillman Returns To His Alma Mater Years After His Death, Pat Tillman Returns To His Alma Mater
- September 01, 2017

The team's back home at the newly renovated Sun Devil Stadium Thursday night, but there was something else to be proud of on the eve of the season opener. Tillman became an Army Ranger in 2003 and served until he was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004. After just four seasons in the NFL, Tillman retired from the game of football to join the Army Rangers. (more...)
Hart is England´s best - Southgate defends under-fire goalkeeper Hart is England´s best - Southgate defends under-fire goalkeeper
- September 01, 2017

England players have a chat at the National Stadium. Having never won a World Cup qualifier on home turf, the Falcons are on offer at a lengthy 45/1 (46.00 ) to do so at the 50th attempt in this one. Southgate has handed the armband around amid Wayne Rooney's fading influence before the striker's worldwide retirement. "But I have not spoken to the players yet so for now I will keep the name for myself". (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to LA Angels for pitching prospect Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to LA Angels for pitching prospect
- September 01, 2017

The 30-year-old Upton is hitting.279 in his second season with the Tigers , including 29 homers and 94 RBI. And as this season spiraled out of control, it became blatantly clear to Upton - and other veteran players, as well - that Detroit is no longer a destination for winning. (more...)
Cowboys running back Elliott's appeal of ban extended another day Cowboys running back Elliott's appeal of ban extended another day
- September 01, 2017

The league has conducted its own investigation for more than a year, and decided that a six-game suspension to begin the 2017 season would be appropriate. If the hearing ends Thursday , both sides have three business days to file final briefs unless an agreement is reached to waive that step. Few details have emerged so far about the hearing, which is reportedly being held in NY and is expected to conclude today, according to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio . (more...)
Sandra Bullock Makes $1M Donation To Red Cross For Harvey Relief Sandra Bullock Makes $1M Donation To Red Cross For Harvey Relief
- September 01, 2017

People might dismiss Bullock's public donation as showy or self-serving, but for those who need these funds, it's anything but selfish. She has become an advocate to support the tragedy and is encouraging others to help as well."I'm just grateful I can do it", she says of her donation. (more...)
Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Harvey relief efforts Sandra Bullock donates $1 million to Harvey relief efforts
- September 01, 2017

According to a press release from the Red Cross , the actress is a longtime supporter of the organization and made her donation Monday. "The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center" is making a push for blood donations. Other organizations that are accepting donations for disaster relief include the Texas Diaper Bank , Discoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi and the Salvation Army . (more...)
Valentino Rossi suffers suspected broken leg in crash Valentino Rossi suffers suspected broken leg in crash
- September 01, 2017

The next race is at Misano on Italy's Adriatic coast on September 10. The news arrives after Rossi made history last week at Silverstone by becoming the only rider in GP history to achieve 300 premier-class starts. The right leg is the same one that Rossi broke back during the 2010 season when he was forced to miss four races after breaking his leg during a practice crash at his home Grand Prix of Mugello. (more...)
Bill O'Brien hopes Texans can return to Houston before Monday
- September 01, 2017

The Texans flew to the Dallas area and practiced the past two days at Cowboys headquarters. All of those players have been accounted for by team officials and are safe. So it's going to be a very nice thing just to get back and be able to embrace their families and everybody can see that each other is safe. "These guys have a great opportunity and platform to go back and check on their own families and get involved in the community and rally in a lot of ways". (more...)