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Houston mayor confirms police officer died in Harvey's aftermath Houston mayor confirms police officer died in Harvey's aftermath
- September 02, 2017

A man returns to his house to rescue his pet dog. In a Houston neighborhood where floods have receded, Evelyn Hawkins returned to find that water had tossed furniture and other belongings in her home. Meanwhile, in Texas, nearly 275,000 customers remained without power on Tuesday night. At the same time, residents of Harris County, Texas, living in a chemical plant area were evacuated as a precautionary measure. (more...)
Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal Manchester City Ready To Sue Arsenal Over Alexis Sanchez Deal
- September 02, 2017

Speaking after his starring role for France in Paris, 21-year-old Lemar affirmed his delight at staying with the club he originally joined in 2015. Asked if Sanchez had informed his teammates of an impending move to City, Vidal told reporters: "To whom?" However, Lemar is understood to have snubbed Arsenal in favour of a move to Liverpool , who themselves failed to sign the France worldwide. (more...)
Federer, Nadal into third round at US Open Federer, Nadal into third round at US Open
- September 02, 2017

Fourth seed Elina Svitolina reached the third round of the US Open for a third successive year by winning the opening match on Ashe despite the early start. "I had to come up with something", Federer said. Still, Federer's unforced errors continued to mount in the fifth set - 11 in the first four games alone, including a badly shanked forehand on his first break point at 2-1, a netted backhand on his second, and a long forehand to let Youzhny hold there. (more...)
Youzhny puts positive spin on 17-0 losing streak with Federer
- September 02, 2017

The 31-year-old Spaniard recovered from 3-5 down in the opening set against the 85th-ranked Lajovic, who has never won a match in NY. Federer has a ideal record against Lopez is just as solid - 12-0. Belgian ninth seed David Goffin saw off Guido Pella of Argentina 3-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 in a marathon 4hr 12min match. Earlier, it was the Czech who seized the lead in the match after winning the first set, but it all went awry as the Ukrainian won 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (5), 6-2. (more...)
Barcelona accept Liverpool will NOT consider any Coutinho Friday offer Barcelona accept Liverpool will NOT consider any Coutinho Friday offer
- September 02, 2017

With 52 goals in 77 global games, he is now Brazil's fourth most prolific scorer in history, with the legend Pele at the top with 77 goals. But it's not likely to happen given Liverpool are still saying he's not for sale. Negotiations for the player are said to have resumed this morning, and there are claims a fourth bid of £138 million has been submitted. The Catalans have splashed 192 million euros on five signings, including 105 million on 20-year-old French winger Ousmane Dembele ... (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton
- September 02, 2017

However, Los Angeles is likely mostly thinking about the present: They're 11 games behind the Astros in the AL West but are sitting just one game back behind the Twins for the second wild card spot in the AL. So far this season, during 26 starts in Single-A and Double-A ball, he has a record of 8-8 with a 2.69 ERA. Verlander's salary could be an obstacle in a potential deal, however. (more...)
Cleveland Browns Cut Brock Osweiler Cleveland Browns Cut Brock Osweiler
- September 02, 2017

He was expected to be immediately released, but coaches made a decision to include him in the quarterback competition against rookie DeShone Kizer and last year's starter Cody Kessler . Reports at the time indicated Cleveland would likely get rid of him, but kept the quarterback through the preseason. With Osweiler out, the Browns will go with second-year quarterbacks Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan behind Kizer. (more...)
Willie Snead suspended for 3 games due to offseason DUI Willie Snead suspended for 3 games due to offseason DUI
- September 02, 2017

Snead has had two seasons in the National Football League and both have produced near 1,000-yard campaigns as a favored target of quarterback Drew Brees. Though as ESPN's Mike Triplett reports, Ted Ginn Jr. was putting up a good challenge in training camp and preseason. Earlier this week Snead was conspicuous by his absence in Saints practice, leading some to believe that he may be injured. (more...)
Austin Davis leads game-winning drive as Seahawks beat Raiders, 17-13 Austin Davis leads game-winning drive as Seahawks beat Raiders, 17-13
- September 02, 2017

Trevone Boykin connected with Rodney Smith for a 34-yard touchdown to give the Seahawks a 10-0 advantage late in the first quarter. Special teams: Blair Walsh missed his first field goal of the preseason - well, the first one that he didn't get to re-kick following a penalty - coming up short from 49 yards at the end of Seattle's first drive of the half. (more...)
Broncos trade T Sambrailo to Falcons Broncos trade T Sambrailo to Falcons
- September 02, 2017

Sambrailo was the 59th overall pick in the 2015 draft, but only started 13 games over the past two seasons due to elbow and shoulder injuries and ineffectiveness. Trading Sambrailo for an extra draft pick - even if it's a late-round pick - was a smart move. The Broncos have not yet finalized a 53-man roster, but Garett Bolles, Allen Barbre, Matt Paradis, Ron Leary, Menelik Watson , Connor McGovern, Billy Tuner and Donald Stephenson seem poised to be the team's top offensive linemen this ... (more...)
Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund
- September 02, 2017

The problem seemed to arise early in the third set, and treatment was first dispensed at 2-3 when Edmund sat down in his chair. Denis Shapovalov celebrates a point during his third-round win over Kyle Edmund Friday at the U.S. Proving Montreal was no fluke, Shapovalov claimed another major scalp on Wednesday taking down eighth-seeded Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and will need to produce yet another upset with 12th-seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta now standing between him and a spot ... (more...)
Vuelta a Espana: Froome maintains lead as Trentin wins Vuelta a Espana: Froome maintains lead as Trentin wins
- September 02, 2017

He profited from flawless work from his teammates plus two uphill sections inside the final three kilometres in Tomares. He has now won six grand tour stages, his treble here adding to two Tour wins and one in the Giro in 2016. After his pair of falls on Thursday that allowed Nibali and other challengers to reduce his lead, Froome stayed out of trouble on the mainly flat ride which came before two important mountain stages. (more...)
National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice
- September 02, 2017

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported last month that Bryant was required by the league to continue attending mandatory counseling sessions in order to gain full reinstatement for the regular season. He has scored 15 touchdowns in 21 career games and should fit in nicely in the offense opposite Antonio Brown. He missed four games in 2015 and had to sit out the entire 2016 season, but is now ready to contribute in 2017. (more...)
US Open 2017: French Open champ Ostapenko cruises through second round US Open 2017: French Open champ Ostapenko cruises through second round
- September 02, 2017

In fact, the 127th-ranked Gibbs hadn't won a main-draw match since the Australian Open in January before defeating Veronica Cepede Royg in the first round. Play was suspended by rain on all courts except Arthur Ashe Stadium where US Open will continue as scheduled, with defending champion Angelique Kerber set to begin her match against Naomi Osaka of Japan. (more...)
Arsenal And Man City Blaming Each Other For Failed Alexis Sanchez Deal Arsenal And Man City Blaming Each Other For Failed Alexis Sanchez Deal
- September 02, 2017

The deal hinged on Arsenal being able to sign a replacement and Lemar emerged as the prime candidate with widespread reports suggesting we had launched a record £90m bid for the youngster. Alexis Sanchez does not want to play for Arsenal again and Manchester City are already drawing up plans to sign the Chile global in January, Goal can reveal. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: A pay-per-view smash Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: A pay-per-view smash
- September 02, 2017

On that note, Triple H said that from a promotional standpoint, both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor used several WWE-style promotional tricks by bringing out their respective personalities and drawing the attention of millions around the world to the boxing match. (more...)
Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open Nadal faces Daniel for first time at US Open
- September 01, 2017

Federer, who did not drop a set in any of his seven matches en route to his eighth Wimbledon title last month, made 68 unforced errors and appeared to be heading for defeat until Youzhny started to cramp in the latter stages. With Thursday's schedule in Arthur Ashe Stadium pitting both Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal against opponents ranked outside the world's top 100 tournament organisers at the US Open might have been expecting an early finish. (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels
- September 01, 2017

Upton will give the Angels, who are in the chase for a wild-card spot, a big bat alongside Mike Trout . The 30-year-old Upton is hitting.279 in his second season with the Tigers, including 29 homers and 94 RBI. However, Los Angeles is likely mostly thinking about the present: They're 11 games behind the Astros in the AL West but are sitting just one game back behind the Twins for the second wild card spot in the AL. (more...)
Man found dead sleeping rough near Grafton Street this morning Man found dead sleeping rough near Grafton Street this morning
- September 01, 2017

The Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) said it was aware of the death and offered its condolences to the family and friends of the woman "at this very hard time". He also said the death once again underlines the vulnerability of people sleeping rough and said it demonstrates the need to do more to provide safe and secure homes so people can leave the streets behind. (more...)
Nadal overpowers Daniel at US Open Nadal overpowers Daniel at US Open
- September 01, 2017

With his 51st match win of the season, the two-time US Open victor has booked his spot in the third round for a third straight year. Nadal goes on to face Leonardo Mayer in the third round after the Argentine beat Yuichi Sugita in four sets. (more...)
Chelsea cancel contract of French striker Loic Remy Chelsea cancel contract of French striker Loic Remy
- September 01, 2017

Injuries and lack of game time has scuppered the player's development in recent years, but the 30-year-old's incoming move to the ambitious Las Palmas will encourage the France worldwide. Remy had drawn interest from Marseille, Everton, Swansea and Newcastle during the transfer window but has opted to move to Spain. He was allowed to link up with Crystal Palace in 2016-17 on a season-long loan, but saw injury restrict him to just eight appearances. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Sale Analysis Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) Sale Analysis
- September 01, 2017

Thomaspartners Inc who had been investing in Gallagher Arthur J & Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.44B market cap company. The stock increased 0.09% or $0.01 on August 31, reaching $11.19. The insider Schmukler Louis S sold $851,220. Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is 58.74%. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q4 2016. (more...)
Seahawks trade Jermaine Kearse to Jets for Sheldon Richardson, draft considerations Seahawks trade Jermaine Kearse to Jets for Sheldon Richardson, draft considerations
- September 01, 2017

Richardson missed the first four games of the 2015 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy and the first game of the 2016 season for violating the league's personal conduct policy stemming from a 2015 arrest. The Jets selected Richardson in the 13th overall in the 2013 draft. He rated as Pro Football Focus' No. 19 edge defender last season and has been near the top of PFF's interior defenders list in previous years, joining teammates Muhammad Wilkerson and Leonard Williams. (more...)
Leicester City target Adrien Silva allowed to leave Portugal camp Leicester City target Adrien Silva allowed to leave Portugal camp
- September 01, 2017

Sporting CP have reached an agreement with Leicester City for the transfer of Adrien Silva , with the Portugal midfielder's move to the Premier League now awaiting FIFA and Football Association approval. It is understood, though, Leicester officials are confident the paperwork was handled correctly and the agreed deadlines were met. The Portuguese worldwide will be viewed as a direct replacement for Danny Drinkwater who completed his reported £35m move to reigning Premier League ... (more...)
Denver Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Atlanta Falcons Denver Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Atlanta Falcons
- September 01, 2017

The Broncos' remade offensive line got bigger and stronger and, though Sambrailo packed on pounds during the offseason, he didn't appear to be the right match. He was a reserve on the Broncos' Super Bowl-winning team as a rookie two seasons ago and remained largely in a backup role in 2016. Playing mostly right tackle past year, he started four of the 10 games he played in. (more...)
Fernando Llorente: Tottenham have bid accepted for Swansea striker Fernando Llorente: Tottenham have bid accepted for Swansea striker
- September 01, 2017

Chelsea's over-30 policy means that only single-season contracts are awarded to older players, while Spurs apparently had no problem giving out a 2-year contract with an option for a third. "I can only say that I come here to help Tottenham to win titles". The Spaniard was a key figure in Swansea's survival from relegation last season, and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino seemed to have made another smart purchase in the transfer market. (more...)
It's not over yet! Arsenal could still lose Mesut Ozil to Barcelona….. It's not over yet! Arsenal could still lose Mesut Ozil to Barcelona…..
- September 01, 2017

We may even play better without him! We will have to wait and watch how this one pans out with the transfer deadline less than 2 days away. We know the type of player we want and the profile we need to improve the team and we will push until the last possible moment. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Reports to Steelers After Holding out over Contract Dispute Le'Veon Bell Reports to Steelers After Holding out over Contract Dispute
- September 01, 2017

He didn't disappoint, arriving at the team facility on Friday. Bell is expected to sign his $12.1 million franchise tender and officially begin preparations for the season opener September 10 at Cleveland. But Bell just recently took to social media seemingly demanding $17 million annually from the Steelers. In a suspension-shortened season, Bell racked up 1,884 total yards on 261 rushes and 75 catches a year ago. (more...)
Vikings WR Cayleb Jones catches team's 1st TD in final preseason game Vikings WR Cayleb Jones catches team's 1st TD in final preseason game
- September 01, 2017

Jakeem Grant caught four passes for 141 yards and a touchdown for the Miami Dolphins. "We had too many mistakes tonight", Zimmer said. "I'm going to make that big play and there's not going to be a slack off". Drake scored the first touchdown of the game on a short plunge into the end zone as he finished with 8 carries and 27 yards after getting the start at running back. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott sues the National Football League, claims a 'conspiracy' to 'hide critical information' Ezekiel Elliott sues the National Football League, claims a 'conspiracy' to 'hide critical information'
- September 01, 2017

The decision made by Harold Henderson in the appeal will decide if Elliott's punishment is upheld, reduced or wiped out. Elliott , 22, was never charged in the case and has denied the allegations. "The withholding of this critical information from the disciplinary process was a momentous denial of the fundamental fairness required in every arbitration and, of course, does not satisfy federal labor law's minimal due process requirements", the union wrote. (more...)