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Lemar - I am happy at Monaco Lemar - I am happy at Monaco
- September 01, 2017

The BBC's David Ornstein went on both Twitter and the radio yesterday to discuss how Arsenal lacks money to do the deals fans have been promised before the transfer window closes today. According to the London Evening Standard , Arsenal made an improved bid for Lemar on deadline day that totalled £92m, broken down into a £75m fee and £17m in add-ons. (more...)
Florida State curiously cancels media availability, leaves reporters waiting Florida State curiously cancels media availability, leaves reporters waiting
- September 01, 2017

Florida State , No. 3 in the preseason AP Poll, is set to kick off against No. 1 Alabama at 8 p.m. E.T. on ABC Saturday. At the very least, it's confusing, given that reporters apparently expected to speak to Fisher and Seminoles players as part of the continued build-up to the huge season opener. (more...)
City improve Sanchez bid City improve Sanchez bid
- September 01, 2017

In addition following the arrival of Renato Sanches at Swansea, fellow countryman Andre Gomes is being linked with a move to either Spurs or West Ham. The club were open, in the end, to selling him to Manchester City , despite insistences to the contrary throughout the summer, but they have been firm on not doing so if they could not sign an attacking player. (more...)
With Justin Upton onboard, the Angels look like AL wild card favorites
- September 01, 2017

The 34-year-old was 10-and-8 with a 3.82 ERA in 28 starts with the Tigers this season, his 13th in Detroit . A six-time All-Star, Verlander was selected the AL Most Valuable Player and unanimously voted the AL Cy Young Award victor in 2011. (more...)
Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber
- September 01, 2017

Five-time US Open victor Federer and twice champion Nadal have clashed 37 times over the years, with the Spaniard leading 23-14 in their head-to-head meetings. The top seed in NY wrestled top spot off Andy Murray in the build-up to the event at Flushing Meadows before the Scot pulled out of the final Grand Slam of 2017 due to a hip injury. (more...)
CC Sabathia curses out 'weak' Red Sox for bunting strategy CC Sabathia curses out 'weak' Red Sox for bunting strategy
- September 01, 2017

Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame outfielder Jim Rice slammed New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia after the pitcher complained about the Red Sox testing his 37-year-old, 300-pound body and surgically repaired right knee in the first inning by bunting for a base hit with speedster Eduardo Nunez . (more...)
Earnings Approximations to Watch: Time Inc. (TIME), Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Earnings Approximations to Watch: Time Inc. (TIME), Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR)
- September 01, 2017

J P Morgan Chase & Co fixed a $24.00 target price on Acorda Therapeutics and issued the company a "hold" recommendation in a analysis note on Tue, Jun 6th. Company insiders own 7.90% of the company's stock. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . (more...)
USA nukes in South Korea resurfacing as deterrence option
- September 01, 2017

During their first meeting in Washington, Mattis and Song vowed to push for the relaxation of a bilateral agreement that limits the range and payload of South Korean ballistic missiles and to ensure the prompt transfer of wartime operational control from the United States to South Korea. (more...)
Quote: Ronda Rousey 'Interested' In Future With WWE Quote: Ronda Rousey 'Interested' In Future With WWE
- September 01, 2017

Baszler is a veteran of The Ultimate Fighter and UFC. The current WWE executive vouched for Ronda Rousey's potential to be a huge star in the company. "It's something that I think she's definitely interested in and I'll throw it out right now, if she's interested, I'll give her the opportunity", Levesque told ESPN on Thursday. (more...)
Hazard to return from injury for Belgium Hazard to return from injury for Belgium
- September 01, 2017

It means Belgium will secure qualification for the finals in Russian Federation if they win in Greece on Sunday. If it isn't me, then at least it's someone else. The supporters made a lot of noise, we played in a legendary stadium. "It's for the fans that we play and now everyone is happy". The Paris Saint-Germain man played as a forward earlier in his career, and he showed he has not lost his touch in front of goal as he grabbed a hat trick and a trio of assists. (more...)
Aleksandar Mitrovic: Newcastle striker faces three-match suspension Aleksandar Mitrovic: Newcastle striker faces three-match suspension
- September 01, 2017

Newcastle United announce that Aleksandar Mitrovic will serve a three-match ban after deciding against challenging a charge of violent conduct. The alleged act was on West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini in the 80th minute at St James' Park. (more...)
Pacquiao-Horn rematch off due to scheduling conflict Pacquiao-Horn rematch off due to scheduling conflict
- September 01, 2017

The rematch is likely outdo the first fight in ratings for the network and could also line up big endorsement deals for Horn who became a sports hero in Brisbane after pulling off the upset against Pacquiao. "We have been advised today that Manny Pacquiao . can not return to the ring on 12 November as proposed", Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said in a statement. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Drops Simon Mignolet; Igniting Intrigue and Mystery
- September 01, 2017

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will start the club's next Premier League match against Manchester City after being rested for yesterday morning's (Singapore time) 4-0 win over Arsenal , manager Juergen Klopp said after the Anfield drubbing. (more...)
888 pays record £7.8m penalty for customer protection failures 888 pays record £7.8m penalty for customer protection failures
- September 01, 2017

The UK Gambling Commission said a technical glitch in 888's system allowed over 7,000 customers between October 2015 and September 2016 to keep accessing one of 888's platforms, and deposit £3.5m, even though they had chosen to be excluded from it. (more...)
Premier League clubs splash out record £1.4bn in summer splurge Premier League clubs splash out record £1.4bn in summer splurge
- September 01, 2017

For example; defending champions Chelsea have brought in striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for a new club-record deal, whilst also lured the likes of Willy Caballero (Manchester City), Antonio Rudiger (AS Roma) and Tiemoue Bakayoko (AS Monaco) to Stamford Bridge this summer. (more...)
Tottenham fight Chelsea for Swansea's Fernando Llorente Tottenham fight Chelsea for Swansea's Fernando Llorente
- September 01, 2017

The 32-year-old has signed a two-year contract after joining Spurs from Swansea in a deal believed to be around £12m. Chelsea were also linked with a move for the Spaniard, however Spurs swooped early on the final day of the transfer window . (more...)
4th ODI: Twin tons crush Sri Lanka 4th ODI: Twin tons crush Sri Lanka
- September 01, 2017

In reply, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 207 with more than seven overs to spare. Here's what the celebrities had to say: Anil Kapoor: Fantastic centuries by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma! Sri Lanka's stand-in skipper Lasith Malinga introduced his trump card Akhila Dananjaya in 12th over, but Sharma did not allow him to settle down, hitting him for a four and six in the spinner's second over. (more...)
Tiger Woods cleared to swing clubs Tiger Woods cleared to swing clubs
- September 01, 2017

The 14-time major victor broke the news via twitter, releasing a short clip of him chipping onto a green. After missing the entire 2016 campaign, he returned late past year with a promising T-15 result (in an 18-player field) at his own Hero World Challenge. (more...)
Sonia Sotomayor sits in Aaron Judge's 'Chambers' at Yankee Stadium Sonia Sotomayor sits in Aaron Judge's 'Chambers' at Yankee Stadium
- September 01, 2017

Justice Sotomayer cheered when Judge walked in the second inning. The best part, by far, is that she fully committed to the "judge" connection and wore a Yankees-themed judge's robe, carried fake gavels, and was just so excited to be there. (more...)
Leeds United sign Pawel Cibicki from Malmo Leeds United sign Pawel Cibicki from Malmo
- September 01, 2017

It has been claimed that Leeds are paying around £1.9m to sign Cibicki, who has been in good form for Malmo this season in the Swedish top flight. The former Germany Under-21 worldwide has been signed to compete with Caleb Ekuban, Jay-Roy Grot and Cibicki for the Leeds spearhead role following the sale of Chris Wood to Burnley. (more...)
Roger Federer Beats Mikhail Youzhny In Five Sets Roger Federer Beats Mikhail Youzhny In Five Sets
- September 01, 2017

However, Federer's preparation for Flushing Meadows was disrupted by a back injury and he has been taken to the limit in his opening two matches. But at least he will continue to be seen 'round Queens, after securing his 80th match win at the U.S. (more...)
Don't Wag Your Finger At Denis Shapovalov Don't Wag Your Finger At Denis Shapovalov
- September 01, 2017

The confidence, as he claimed, had come through experience, and hard work. "I always felt in control". "I thought he hit it against the boards at the side where our team was". I was going in with nothing to lose . I'm really, really impressed. Many feared that Shapovalov would never get over that moment, but the teenager has matured quickly, to the point where that moment could perhaps be considered the trigger for his stunning rise up the rankings, from outside the top 250 to No 69. (more...)
Ravens Donate $1M To Houston Flood Relief Ravens Donate $1M To Houston Flood Relief
- September 01, 2017

Another 28 flights are scheduled for Thursday, with each going to one of the six other hubs in United's domestic network, spokesman Charles Hobart said. United fell less than 1 percent to $62.70 at 12:56 p.m.in NY after a similar drop Monday. "The plan is to begin a phased return to service, with full service expected by this weekend", the Houston Airport System, which operates both airports, said in a statement, adding, "Many roads around the city of Houston are still unsafe for travel". (more...)
Flight Cancellations Close To 10000 Through Friday Due To Hurricane Harvey Flight Cancellations Close To 10000 Through Friday Due To Hurricane Harvey
- September 01, 2017

Houston's Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports reopened late Wednesday afternoon with what they described as "very limited" flight schedules. United has about 11,000 employees based in Houston, and the city is its second-largest hub, behind Chicago. (more...)
Predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53-Man Roster Predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 53-Man Roster
- September 01, 2017

Horton served as the Steelers DB coach from 2004 to 2010 and has had two stints with the Cleveland Browns . Under the five-year, $67.5 million extension he signed with Cleveland in 2014, Haden was due to make $11.1 million this season, $11.2 million next year and $10.4 million in 2019. (more...)
Arsenal reject Man City's £50 million Alexis Sanchez offer Arsenal reject Man City's £50 million Alexis Sanchez offer
- September 01, 2017

Manchester City still want to sign the player and remain committed to a cash only deal. The Gunners rejected a £50million bid from City on Tuesday and it is understood they are determined to keep the Chile worldwide. Should he leave north London , Alexis is likely to be one of many departures from Arsenal before the end of the transfer window. But Mirror Sport understands there has now been direct contact between the clubs - and City have made the shock offer involving Sterling. (more...)
US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets
- September 01, 2017

With rain stopping play on all other courts at Flushing Meadows, the two men were grateful for the retractable roof which now protects Arthur Ashe Stadium during inclement weather. "It's unpredictable but it makes it very exciting for everyone". "I'm assuming it had to do with the roof just holding all of that noise in", Keys said. (more...)
Fernando Alonso denies giving McLaren Honda ultimatum Fernando Alonso denies giving McLaren Honda ultimatum
- September 01, 2017

The six teams using Ferrari and Mercedes engines, and their attendant horsepower advantages, will have superior straight-line speed at the famously fast track, in addition to the ability to carry more downforce, with drag being less of a disadvantage than on cars with weaker engines. (more...)
Giants edge Patriots in preseason finale Giants edge Patriots in preseason finale
- September 01, 2017

With the team, just a week nearer to the regular season, the Patriots first teamers and top-end talent are projected to get much of the playing time. Some of the Patriots favorite starters, including Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowsi, didn't play in Thursday nights game. (more...)
Nadal Wins, Federer Escapes Tuesday at US Open Nadal Wins, Federer Escapes Tuesday at US Open
- September 01, 2017

Swiss legend Roger Federer survived an early scare against the American Frances Tiafoe at the Arthur Ashe stadium late Tuesday, before coming back to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. I think we both enjoyed ourselves out here. "I'm very happy with the match, it was exciting and it's kind of why I came to NY as well, to go through these emotions". (more...)