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President Trump Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief President Trump Pledges $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 06, 2017

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, however, said on CNBC Thursday that the debt limit deadline probably won't change by more than a couple of days, if at all . Many celebrated a federal judge's ruling that blocked the state's sanctuary cities law. Rescuers, volunteers and others bringing help to the area were tired by Saturday, as well. (more...)
Porsche contemplating F1 involvement Porsche contemplating F1 involvement
- September 06, 2017

Porsche's move will undoubtedly free up both engineering and financial resources which in turn could be devoted to an F1 effort, but only as an engine supplier. With the brand leaving World Endurance Racing and ending its LMP1 program in favor of Formula E, returning to the Formula 1 world could become one of Porsche's most lucrative and viewed motorsports, adding to the brand's already long lineage of racing heritage. (more...)
Chelsea clear out Diego Costa's locker with Blues striker still AWOL Chelsea clear out Diego Costa's locker with Blues striker still AWOL
- September 06, 2017

They add that the Blues have also moved Costa's vehicle from the first-team auto park and dumped it in one of the youth team bays. Costa had left his white Range Rover in the player's vehicle park immediately outside the entrance to the training centre building when he jetted out to Brazil over the summer. (more...)
Dolphins home opener is now Tennessee Dolphins home opener is now Tennessee
- September 06, 2017

The Buccaneers and Dolphins will take Week One off and play each other in Miami in Week 11 instead. Nothing about this schedule is good for the Dolphins. Miami will retain their home game against the Buccaneers but the travel heavy front end that now comes with a loss of a bye week will make this more hard. (more...)
US Open Tennis 2017 Schedule
- September 06, 2017

The world number one, who returned to the top of the rankings last month for the first time since 2011, will face Russian teen Andrey Rublev after he beat Belgian ninth seed David Goffin . "You don't even know why, but the game improves so much", Pliskova said. "I will try to do my best - I have nothing to lose", said Rublev, whose push to victory on Monday was helped by Goffin suffering a left knee injury. (more...)
At least 4700 Houston homes under new, mandatory evacuation orders At least 4700 Houston homes under new, mandatory evacuation orders
- September 06, 2017

Members of the Olson family remove debris and damaged items from their father's home in the Twin Oaks Estate after Hurricane Harvey caused widespread flooding in Houston , Texas on August 31, 2017. Utility crews went door-to-door shutting off power and warning those still in some waterlogged homes in western parts of the city that still more flooding could be heading their way - not from rain but from releases of water in overtaxed reservoirs. (more...)
Canada central bank ups key lending rate to 1% Canada central bank ups key lending rate to 1%
- September 06, 2017

The Canadian dollar cracked the $0.81 mark in wake of a report from Statistics Canada that revealed 4.5% GDP growth in the most recent quarter, the fastest pace since 2011. Business investment and exports have also broadly strengthened, it said. Future rate decisions, the bank said, would continue to be guided by economic data and financial market developments. (more...)
NFL National Anthem Protester Michael Bennett Describes Recent Victimization of Police Brutality NFL National Anthem Protester Michael Bennett Describes Recent Victimization of Police Brutality
- September 06, 2017

Bennett sat on the bench during the national anthem before the Seahawks' games this preseason and said he plans to do so throughout the regular season while continuing to "use my platform to be able to speak on injustice". Bennett alleges as soon as the officers discovered who he was ("a famous professional football player", wrote Bennett) he was released without an explanation as to why he was detained. (more...)
Tyrod Taylor passes the concussion protocol, slated to start Sunday Tyrod Taylor passes the concussion protocol, slated to start Sunday
- September 06, 2017

For insurance, the Bills have signed fellow signal caller Joe Webb , per Chris Brown of the team's official website . The Buffalo Bills have had questions surrounding their current quarterback situation, with starter Tyrod Taylor dealing with a concussion. (more...)
Man United defender thinks Marcus Rashford will be a world-beater Man United defender thinks Marcus Rashford will be a world-beater
- September 06, 2017

He has a lot of humility. "He has a good influence at his club in terms of Jose (Mourinho) to keep him grounded and we will do the same here". Gareth Southgate has praised Marcus Rashford's growing maturity and believes England are reaping the benefits from a clear career pathway, identified in conjunction with the coaching staff at Manchester United , aimed at tapping into the striker's enormous potential. (more...)
Alabama OLBs Christian Miller, Terrell Lewis lost for season, Nick Saban confirms Alabama OLBs Christian Miller, Terrell Lewis lost for season, Nick Saban confirms
- September 06, 2017

Miller, the team's starting SAM linebacker, tore his biceps, while Lewis tore a ligament in his elbow, per Zenitz. Jennings is dealing with a sprained ankle and Evans sustained a groin injury . "I thought his overall performance for a first game was good, and I thought some of the issues in the passing game were not quarterback-related totally. (more...)
Vidal plans to retire from internationals after World Cup Vidal plans to retire from internationals after World Cup
- September 06, 2017

With defeats against Paraguay and Bolivia in the qualifiers Chile's World Cup dream could be hanging. "We put everything in the field but we couldn't win". Argentina's world cup nightmare does not seem to be ending any time soon as the team struggled at home to win against bottom side Venzuela . Two-time world champions Argentina escaped defeat at the hands of an already eliminated Venezuela, thanks to a second-half own goal which helped them snatch a 1-1 draw in Buenos Aires while. (more...)
Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees Manny Machado's Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run Lifts Orioles Past Yankees
- September 06, 2017

Rookie Jordan Montgomery (7-7, 4.15) gets the start for NY, while Baltimore turns to Dylan Bundy (13-8, 3.94). Also, with just 24 games left entering the night, and the Orioles could see from the out-of-town scoreboard in right field that there was an opportunity to gain ground on the Minnesota Twins , who sat in the second wild-card position. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Rallies Past Leonardo Mayer to Reach US Open Fourth Round Rafael Nadal Rallies Past Leonardo Mayer to Reach US Open Fourth Round
- September 06, 2017

Open on Monday, where world number one Rafa Nadal and third seed Roger Federer were scheduled to play under an open roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Men's tennis champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal remain on course for a semi-final showdown after both won their third-round matches at the US Open in NY. (more...)
Hurricanes Saturday Game At Arkansas State Cancelled Due To Hurricane Irma Threat
- September 06, 2017

Concerns over the team and officials traveling back to South Florida was the main reason for the cancellation. "I want to thank all of our opponents for their cooperation and understanding. "Regardless, conditions in South Florida may go downhill as soon as midday Saturday, making any last-hour preparations hard". Mark Richt's squad won its season opener against Bethune-Cookman last weekend and was scheduled to fly to Memphis on Friday before driving to Arkansas for its Saturday afternoon ... (more...)
Berbatov backs Mourinho to lead Man Utd to Premier League title Berbatov backs Mourinho to lead Man Utd to Premier League title
- September 06, 2017

With Romelu Lukaku , the goal machine who needs as little as 3 shots per goal , Marcus Rashford , the chief tormentor on the left with potential that knows no bounds. The timing of the summer window has been up for debate over the past couple of months with many believing no business should be allowed to be conducted after the first Premier League game of the campaign. (more...)
Chinese pressure is best way to rein in North Korea - May Chinese pressure is best way to rein in North Korea - May
- September 06, 2017

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the most expensive and one of the most controversial weapons systems in United States history, is held out as "the cornerstone" of U.S. "Talking is not the answer!" "It is not clear what new North Korea would have learned from this launch that is relevant to a long-range missile", missile expert David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists said. (more...)
Season likely over for injured Murray Season likely over for injured Murray
- September 06, 2017

The British number one and world number two was forced to withdraw from the US Open due to the injury that has hampered him since Wimbledon. Murray will now focus on rest and rehabilitation ahead of his 2018 campaign. Murray has not played since his quarter-final exit to Sam Querrey in Wimbledon in July, leaving him with a probable six-month break from the sport that he hopes will restore his fitness. (more...)
Juan Martin del Potro plays Dominic Thiem at the 2017 US Open Juan Martin del Potro plays Dominic Thiem at the 2017 US Open
- September 06, 2017

Both players are capable of making the final and given that there's no one awesome on the bottom half of the draw still in the tournament, both del Potro and Thiem are potential champions for Flushing Meadows . Open quarterfinals. But Vandeweghe holds a 2-1 edge in head-to-head matches with Pliskova. It was so noisy, it could be heard in Roger Federer's fourth round match over on Arthur Ashe, a much more sedate affair. (more...)
Paris St-Germain caught peeing in the pool, says La Liga president Paris St-Germain caught peeing in the pool, says La Liga president
- September 06, 2017

Not as if Real Madrid and Barcelona are given ludicrous financial assistance by their broadcasting deal, or if a number of La Liga'a biggest clubs have been assisted the illegal state subsidies. We are very concerned about this situation. This is financial doping. Why? As a way of attempting to improve his credibility, La Liga boss Tebas cited his previous criticism of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, noting: 'Where are they now? "It is not like I don't like PSG". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Given Advice Over Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Following £35m Liverpool Transfer Jurgen Klopp Given Advice Over Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Following £35m Liverpool Transfer
- September 06, 2017

Ex-Liverpool man Barnes believes that the England global will do well at Anfield, stating that he is a typical "Klopp-type" player. "He will help him develop as a player and hopefully you will see even more good things from him". Liverpool fought off interest in the England global, 24, from Chelsea, who are said to have offered him more money in order to sign. He's very direct and powerful and in the midfield he's clever enough to get on the ball and get on the half-turn so, for me, he can ... (more...)
India vs Srilanka T20 Match Preview India vs Srilanka T20 Match Preview
- September 06, 2017

According to the statistics, the India Cricket team have not played more Twenty 20 worldwide matches in this year, 2017. Historically, Sri Lanka has never been this abysmal in a home series. Sharma, who struck two centuries in Sri Lanka, has gained five slots to reach ninth place while Dhoni's 162 runs have lifted him two places to 10th position. (more...)
How Did the Red Sox Use an Apple Watch to Steal Signs? How Did the Red Sox Use an Apple Watch to Steal Signs?
- September 06, 2017

The newspaper said the inquiry was launched about two weeks ago following a complaint made to the Major League Baseball commissioner's office by Brian Cashman , general manager of the Yankees . The Red Sox' Andrew Benintendi and Eduardo Nunez celebrate scoring a run against the Yankees, possibly thanks to the use of technology that Old Hoss Radbourn would not approve of. (more...)
Sky Pundit: Chelsea And United Were Involved In 'Worst Ever Transfer' Sky Pundit: Chelsea And United Were Involved In 'Worst Ever Transfer'
- September 06, 2017

He was one of the top midfielders in the league and I'm happy that I play with the same club now as he played. I tried to take something from lots of players to improve myself and of course Roy Keane was one of those players. "We will try to use our opportunities to win the game and take three points but we know it will be hard in this stadium in front of their supporters". (more...)
Harshvardhan Kapoor roped in for Olympic medallist Abhinav Bindra's biopic Harshvardhan Kapoor roped in for Olympic medallist Abhinav Bindra's biopic
- September 06, 2017

The young actor took to his social media account to announce the news himself. "Beginnings are very special. Like the man himself said "Hard Work is a talent", he captioned the image. I am stoked to have been chosen to play Abhinav Bindra and hopefully will do justice to the man, the legend! The movie will chronicle the Olympians internal conflicts and his journey. (more...)
Gyan pays for Black Stars chartered flight to Accra Gyan pays for Black Stars chartered flight to Accra
- September 06, 2017

Top players like Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid, Afriyie Acquah of Torino and Richmond Boakye Yiadom of Red Star Belgrade who had until GMT 14;00 to report back to their clubs on Thursday were seen visibly anxious as it's the start of the season and any sign of indiscipline could affect them at club level. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho set for crunch Liverpool talks after return from global duty Philippe Coutinho set for crunch Liverpool talks after return from global duty
- September 06, 2017

But the creative midfield man remains undecided on whether to play for Liverpool in the group stage of the Champions League in order to avoid being cup tied if Barcelona return for him in January. The Brazilian, on the other hand, put forth a transfer request but otherwise "remained quiet". Barcelona wanted Coutinho to make a switch to the Nou Camp after they lost Neymar to PSG in a record-breaking £198m deal. (more...)
Radio Host Craig Carton Arrested In Alleged $2M Fake Ticket Scam Radio Host Craig Carton Arrested In Alleged $2M Fake Ticket Scam
- September 06, 2017

The charges stem from the fraudulent sale of fake discounted tickets. Carton has hosted the show with former Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason since 2007; Boomer & Carton has been simulcast on television since 2010. The U.S. District Court Southern District of NY is expected to release more information later TODAY (9/6). CBS Radio responded to the news on Wednesday morning: "At this point we are aware of the situation and are cooperating with authorities". (more...)
Leicester 'exploring all options to find a resolution' to Adrien Silva deal Leicester 'exploring all options to find a resolution' to Adrien Silva deal
- September 06, 2017

But, in a freaky development, it has emerged that the documentation confirming the deal between Leicester and Sporting for the £22m move arrived on FIFA's computerised system 14 seconds after the deadline had passed. "Leicester has been great for me but I am looking to carry on from the season before last when we won the Premier League there and I want to win more trophies, which Leicester have understood and where better to do it than Chelsea? ". (more...)
Pele: Neymar right to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow Pele: Neymar right to step out of Lionel Messi's shadow
- September 06, 2017

The Germany global made the switch to the Parc des Princes in January this year, penning a four-year contract, and he featured regularly in the first team, making 17 Ligue 1 appearances and scoring four goals. Understanding his former club's anger towards him, Mbappe added, "I know that some of you do not understand my choice and that a feeling of anger is born in you, I understand". (more...)

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