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Vettel jokingly plays peacemaker as Ocon and Perez face media Vettel jokingly plays peacemaker as Ocon and Perez face media
- September 02, 2017

Vettel, the championship leader, was the driver positioned between them. "I want to do the best in the auto I'm in". "We both know we have done wrong in the past for this team. Ocon is fully aware there cannot be a repeat of Spa and expressed hope that he and Perez could soon prove to the team's management that they can race cleanly. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers blames Olivia Munn split on living 'in the public eye' Aaron Rodgers blames Olivia Munn split on living 'in the public eye'
- September 02, 2017

Justin Vogel: If there was any worry about the starting punter job in Green Bay , Vogel made sure to end it. "They have a battle for racial equality . Brett Hundley , for one, reestablished that he's in full ownership of the tools and maturity to lead the offense should Aaron Rodgers be forced to miss any action. (more...)
Chicago Bears Release WR Victor Cruz Chicago Bears Release WR Victor Cruz
- September 02, 2017

The Bears had also added free agent wideouts Markus Wheaton and Kendall Wright during the offseason to supplement 2015 first-round pick Kevin White . The #Chicago Bears released Victor Cruz , the #arizona cardinals moved on from Chris Johnson and the #Baltimore Ravens chose to get rid of Jeremy Zuttah. (more...)
Hernandez gets first start as a Blue Jay Hernandez gets first start as a Blue Jay
- September 02, 2017

Stroman has won four of his last six decisions. Coming off three-game sweeps of Boston and Seattle, Baltimore was seeking its first eight-game winning streak in 12 years. "I was happy with the way that I, at least, tried to be more aggressive". Jones was replaced by Craig Gentry , who left in the fourth inning with a lacerated right middle finger and was replaced by Joey Rickard . (more...)
Dallas Cowboys - Houston Texans preseason game cancelled Dallas Cowboys - Houston Texans preseason game cancelled
- September 02, 2017

It's incredible to all of us. Players navigated through stacks and piles of precious belongings that had been wrapped in trash bags during those frantic moments when rescuers arrived at the door in rising water. J.J. Watt wants to do more than raise money via video on social media about 250 miles from Houston with the city swamped by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
QB Matt Barkley Released By San Francisco 49ers QB Matt Barkley Released By San Francisco 49ers
- September 02, 2017

During four preseason games with the 49ers, he completed 26 of his 45 passes for 314 yards, four touchdowns, and an interception. Beathard completed five of nine pass attempts for 31 yards in the 23-13 win over the Chargers. Previous year with the Chicago Bears he made the first six starts of his career. Raider fans, on the other hand, are watching their window of opportunity rise while wondering if they are destined to sneak in one last Lombardi Trophy in the last three years of their ... (more...)
Ousmane Dembele's huge Barcelona wages have been leaked Ousmane Dembele's huge Barcelona wages have been leaked
- September 02, 2017

The France global, who joined Barca from German club Borussia Dortmund last week, admits he knows very little of the local lingo yet, but the television series " Narcos " is helping him pick it up. "I can not wait to see him". Fortunately for new Barcelona signing Dembele, his preferred show Narcos has been helping him pick up some basic Spanish words to coincide nicely with his move to Spain. (more...)
Felipe Massa heads shortened wet FP3 session at Monza Felipe Massa heads shortened wet FP3 session at Monza
- September 02, 2017

The session's start was delayed because of standing water on the Monza circuit and rain fell even when drivers were finally permitted to come out. The Mercedes and Ferrari cars did not set times in the 16 minutes when the track was open, although they did come out briefly. (more...)
Wales face crucial four days to keep World Cup bid alive Wales face crucial four days to keep World Cup bid alive
- September 02, 2017

Austria will have to do without Zlatko Junuzovic and Guido Burgstaller, both of whom are injured. Stefan Hierlander, of SK Storm Graz, has been called up as the replacement for 11 times capped Burgstaller. 'It can't go wrong, it has to go right. If they can manage to ensure a stronger defensive performance, Koller's men can look to cause a nasty upset for Wales. (more...)
Nadal found timing of Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand' Nadal found timing of Murray's US Open withdrawal 'difficult to understand'
- September 02, 2017

If the tennis gods have their way, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will be stepping out for a semi-final showdown a week on Friday for their first ever battle at the US Open . "I know you want to hear the other way - that I would love to play with him. That's the most important thing". Nadal had to break back to win the first set, but cruised in the second and third. (more...)
Thomas Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move Thomas Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move
- September 02, 2017

And according to Standard Sport, this proved to be a stumbling block as they tried to wrap up a deal for Lemar on Thursday. The 21-year-old attacking midfielder, who Monaco bought for less than €4m from Caen in 2015, had reportedly been the subject of a club-record bid from Arsenal earlier in the day. (more...)
United loan out Pereira again, but crucial clause is omitted United loan out Pereira again, but crucial clause is omitted
- September 02, 2017

The midfielder impressed for United in pre-season, and travelled with the squad to Skopje for the UEFA Super Cup final in August - although he did not make the matchday squad. Mourinho is expected to deliver results above all else this year, and blooding in another youngster into an already young team may not have been high on his list of priorities. (more...)
Wacha bounces back as Grichuk homers and Cards top Giants 5-2 Wacha bounces back as Grichuk homers and Cards top Giants 5-2
- September 02, 2017

Left-hander Tyler Lyons (3-0), who pitched a scoreless eighth inning, got the win. "That was a great win. Unfortunately, we're just not swinging the bats very well right now, but Matty, he gave us all we needed and wanted". NOTES: The previous record for game-time temperature at an AT&T night game was 84, set September 12, 2003, against the Milwaukee Brewers. Major League Baseball said Crawford should have had a two-run homer in San Francisco's 5-2 loss Thursday. (more...)
Colombia's former FARC guerrillas unveil political party Colombia's former FARC guerrillas unveil political party
- September 02, 2017

The name controversially retains the same acronym and the revolutionary spirit of the communist guerrilla group, which fought a bloody 52-year campaign against the state before signing a peace deal last year. It left some 250,000 people confirmed dead, 60,000 unaccounted for and seven million displaced in Latin America's longest conflict. Londono, whose nickname is Timochenko, said the group will advocate "a democratic political regime that guarantees peace and social justice, respects human ... (more...)
US Open 2017: Marin Cilic loses to Diego Schwartzman in third round US Open 2017: Marin Cilic loses to Diego Schwartzman in third round
- September 02, 2017

Murray joined Novak Djokovic , defending champion Stan Wawrinka , Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori in opting out of the tournament. It's kind of a transition time. Alexander Zverev, Grigor Dimitrov and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga all went out in the second round. "The month of August has been absolutely life changing for me", Shapovalov said. (more...)
Muguruza dismisses Rybarikova to set up 4th Round Kvitova clash Muguruza dismisses Rybarikova to set up 4th Round Kvitova clash
- September 02, 2017

Garcia went 0-40 down when Kvitova smacked a forehand victor down the line, brought the score back to deuce, but then netted a forehand on the fifth break point of the game. "Obviously I'm super excited", Venus told ESPN pre-match. Spanish tennis sensation Garbine Muguruza swept Magdalena Rybarikova aside in straight sets to qualify for the US Open 4th Round at Flushing Meadows here. (more...)
Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time
- September 02, 2017

At least 10 homes and 20 outbuildings have been destroyed, while an additional five homes and 10 outbuildings were damaged. He is accused starting a campfire outside a designated campground and allowing it to escape. Thomas said heavy rainfall Wednesday afternoon, though, made a dent in containing the fire. The fire has burned in priority habitat for greater sage-grouse. (more...)
Astros return home, huddle with Harvey evacuees
- September 02, 2017

The Rangers wanted us to play the next three days at their place, but they did not want to trade series with us. The Astros are also likely to play this weekend's series against the Mets at Tropicana. "The thoughts of the Texas Rangers organization are with all the individuals who have been affected by this devastating weather in South Texas and the Houston area", Rangers Foundation chairman and ownership committee chairman Neil Leibman said in a statement. (more...)
Prediction: Wisconsin Badgers Utah State Aggies Prediction: Wisconsin Badgers Utah State Aggies
- September 02, 2017

USU has also won 11 of its last 18 games played during the month of September and is 1-2 all-time in games played on Sept. 1. On his 13-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, Taylor ran into blockers left at the line, then bounced outside and sprinted right to easily get across the goal line. (more...)
US Open: Sharapova through to final 16 defeating American teenager Sofia Kenin US Open: Sharapova through to final 16 defeating American teenager Sofia Kenin
- September 02, 2017

The 30-year-old Russian broke Kenin with a forehand victor after 66 minutes to swipe the first set, exchanged early second-set breaks on double faults then broke again in the sixth and last games for the victory. With US 10th seed John Isner being ousted 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) by German 23rd seed Mischa Zverev, Carreno Busta became the top remaining seed in his half of the draw. (more...)
Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in thrilling five setter Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in thrilling five setter
- September 02, 2017

But for a while it was Federer who appeared to be the one on his way to bidding adieu to the Open. Nadal, who next meets Argentina's Leonardo Mayer , said: "All the matches are hard and especially here". Dimitrov's exit raises to six the number of members of the ATP's top 10 who are out of the field in NY already. The British Andy Murray , the no. 2 Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, no. (more...)
Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD
- September 02, 2017

The 8th ranked Huskies are big 30.5 favorites over the Scarlet Knights. The touchdown was an incredibly welcome sight for the Huskies , who found themselves down 7-3 to the Huskies before the play and nearly on upset alert heading into the half in their season opener. (more...)
Man electrocuted while walking to sister's house in Harvey's floodwaters Man electrocuted while walking to sister's house in Harvey's floodwaters
- September 02, 2017

More than 12,000 members of the Texas National Guard - the USA reserve military force - have been called out to support local authorities. On Tuesday morning, police announced the discovery of the body of Sgt. CBS News has confirmed the number of evacuees in a convention center in the city swelled to 9,021 overnight. The nation's fourth-largest city remained mostly paralyzed by one of the largest downpours in US history. (more...)
Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal
- September 02, 2017

The Gunners made a late move for the France global on Thursday, with a £90million bid reportedly accepted by the French outfit. And they want to replace the Chilean with a player manager Arsene Wenger has been chasing all summer. "I'm a Monaco player, I'm very happy there". You have to respect what really happens on the negotiation side. Monaco star Thomas Lemar has commented on the reported £92 million (R1.53 billion) transfer to Arsenal that failed to materialise on deadline day. (more...)
Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move Lemar focused on Monaco after failed Arsenal deadline day move
- September 02, 2017

Shortly after rejecting Arsenal's advances, the attacking midfielder rubbed salt into the wound by producing a stunning two-goal performance in Les Bleus' 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Netherlands. The French youngster had previously been a Liverpool target the summer, but the Gunners turned their attention to the 21-year-old in a deal which could have then led to Alexis Sanchez being allowed to leave the Emirates for Manchester City . (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1 Dell Technologies Championship 2017: Dustin Johnson Leads After Round 1
- September 02, 2017

Open champion Brooks Koepka shot 74 and Daniel Berger and Zach Johnson each shot 77. "I wasn't seeing the shots that I wanted to see". "You know, the wind is down off the left, and I hit a 6-iron". "It would just be nice to get a win before I shut it down for a while". "Hopefully I can find that little spark that I found a year ago and go on and play well from here until the Tour Championship. (more...)
Lemar speaks out after Arsenal's failed £92m transfer Lemar speaks out after Arsenal's failed £92m transfer
- September 02, 2017

Arsenal have yet to show their hand on deadline day, with confirmed exits and talk of more to come - including Alexis Sanchez to Manchester City - dominating the headlines. Asked where he would be going once the current global get together was over, Lemar added that he would be Monaco bound. You have to respect what really happens on the negotiation side. (more...)
National Football League trade rumors: Seahawks shopping WR Jermaine Kearse National Football League trade rumors: Seahawks shopping WR Jermaine Kearse
- September 02, 2017

National Football League teams must cut their rosters from the training camp maximum of 90 to the regular season maximum of 53 by Saturday at 1 p.m. Carroll also argues that it's better for the players who will play. "We told you, this has been one of the deepest groups we've had". This new rule really changes everything about this part of the season, now over 1,000 players will become available at once. (more...)
Ream, Wood gets starts for U.S. against Costa Rica Ream, Wood gets starts for U.S. against Costa Rica
- September 02, 2017

Costa Rica , who beat the USA 4-0 past year in Jurgen Klinsmann's last match, went into New Jersey and secured a brilliant 2-0 victory to put all the pressure on the Americans moving forward. After the match on Friday against Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey , the USA plays Honduras at San Pedro Sula on September 5, and then closes against Panama on October 6 at Orlando, Fla., and at Trinidad four days later. (more...)
Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record
- September 02, 2017

But Monaco and Liverpool have yet to agree a deal and one would need to be quickly thrashed out with Lemar expected to feature for his country in Paris tomorrow night. The Reds are also in the hunt for defensive reinforcements as they continue their admiration of Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk . The club could yet see several outgoings too with Mamadou Sakho subject to strong interest from Crystal Palace , Lazar Marković linked with Watford and Divock Origi ... (more...)