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Wayne Shaw banned for pie stunt Wayne Shaw banned for pie stunt
- September 07, 2017

After Sutton used all of its substitutions and there was no chance Shaw would appear in the 2-0 loss to Arsenal, he munched on the pie while sitting on the bench. "In no way did I put anyone in jeopardy of that - this is not the case here, this is just a bit of fun and me being hungry". The incident may have happened almost seven months ago, but goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has been banned for two months by The FA for eating a pie. (more...)
National Football League finds no wrongdoing by Patriots in Tom Brady concussion probe National Football League finds no wrongdoing by Patriots in Tom Brady concussion probe
- September 07, 2017

This does not mean Brady has never had a concussion. The statement reads : The NFL and NFLPA have conducted comprehensive evaluations of Concussion Protocol as it applies to Tom Brady during the 2016-17 season. "I mean, he has concussions pretty much every-I mean, we don't talk about-but he does have concussions". "I mean, I'm not sitting here anxious about last year, or five years ago". (more...)
Kenyan Opposition Wants Later Date for New Presidential Vote Kenyan Opposition Wants Later Date for New Presidential Vote
- September 07, 2017

Kenyatta's Jubilee party objected to the changes, claiming in a letter to the commission chairman on Wednesday that nine of the people listed on the project team for next month's vote "are people known to be partisan". "The court has made its decision". The ruling, the first time in Africa that a court had overturned the re-election of a sitting president, was hailed by Mr Odinga's supporters as "historic". (more...)
Miami cancels A-State game over Hurricane Irma threat Miami cancels A-State game over Hurricane Irma threat
- September 07, 2017

Basilica School of St. Mary Star of the Sea: This school in Key West will be closed from Wednesday, Sept. 6, through Monday, Sept. 11. The 2014 game was the first game between A-State and Miami since 1997. Due to this contract, the University of Miami could owe Arkansas State $650,000. Closures of criminal and civil courts on Thursday and Friday are forcing dozens of proceedings to be rescheduled, including a major racketeering trial. (more...)
Phil Mickelson and Charley Hoffman complete America's Presidents Cup line-up Phil Mickelson and Charley Hoffman complete America's Presidents Cup line-up
- September 07, 2017

The Presidents Cup is slated for September 28-Oct. The Presidents Cup, a biennial team competition that pits the United States against a line-up of worldwide players from outside Europe, will be played at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey. (more...)
Shannon Sharpe: Jason Whitlock mocking Colin Kaepernick is 'unacceptable' Shannon Sharpe: Jason Whitlock mocking Colin Kaepernick is 'unacceptable'
- September 07, 2017

Whitlock, a host for FS1, has always been outspoken against Kaepernick, even recently calling the free agent quarterback an "attention whore ". If Colin Kaepernick's challenge to be picked up by an National Football League team has shown us anything, it's that there are many Black men in sports who have serious identity issues. (more...)
Stephenson, Gennett get Reds by Brewers Stephenson, Gennett get Reds by Brewers
- September 07, 2017

Garza was scheduled to pitch Sunday versus Washington but had that start skipped in the wake of another rocky outing, in which he gave up six runs (three earned) and walked five in 3 1/3 innings against St. Castillo had 131 2/3 innings in the minors last season. "It's going to be tough, regardless of who we play, to lose two straight", Davies said. Among players who have come to the plate at least 400 times this season, Trout, Joey Votto (116/71), Justin Turner (51/45), and Dustin ... (more...)
George Strait Recruits Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton for Harvey Benefit George Strait Recruits Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton for Harvey Benefit
- September 07, 2017

Journalists Matt Lauer and Norah O'Donnell will also participate. Country Music icon and Texas native George Strait is performing in San Antonio in an effort to provide aid in the wake of Hurricane Harvey . His concert will be held at the Majestic Theater in San Antonio. Several organizations will benefit from the events, including United Way of Greater Houston, Habitat for Humanity, Save the Children, Direct Relief, Feeding Texas and The Mayor's Fund for Hurricane Harvey Relief. (more...)
Lewis: Ravens Didn't Sign Kaepernick Because Of Girlfriends Tweet Lewis: Ravens Didn't Sign Kaepernick Because Of Girlfriends Tweet
- September 07, 2017

Nessa Diab , a Hot 97 host and Kaepernick's girlfriend, tagged Lewis in an August 2 tweet that contained a pair of images: one of Lewis cozying up to Baltimore owner Steve Bisciotti , the second a similarly posing Samuel L. And per Lewis, that was the nail in Kaepernick's coffin. "When me and Steve Bisciotti were talking, this is what we were talking about", Lewis said. (more...)
Red Sox star Pedroia says why such a fuss over sign stealing Red Sox star Pedroia says why such a fuss over sign stealing
- September 07, 2017

No one wants to see this sign-stealing incident blown up into the next DeflateGate, but in case it is, as least we'll get some good tabloid covers out of it. "No chance", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "When you have the kind of rivalry that the Yankees and Red Sox have", Manfred said in Boston, "I guess it's not shocking you could have charges and counter-charges like this". (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension upheld Ezekiel Elliott six-game suspension upheld
- September 07, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott has officially taken an L with his domestic violence appeal .as the NFL upheld the RB's 6-game suspension Tuesday following an arbitration hearing at the league's NYC headquarters. Per a report from Kate Hairopoulos, Elliott would still play but there is still no official word from the league or the Cowboys. Thompson initially called Columbus, Ohio, police on Elliott in July 2016, alleging that the former Ohio State star attacked her several times during a one-week ... (more...)
'We are not giving up': Force promises to fight axing 'We are not giving up': Force promises to fight axing
- September 07, 2017

Hong Kong Rugby Union chief rugby operations officer Dai Rees said his organisation would be "crazy not to look at" the proposal. Force great Matt Hodgson broke down in tears before the media on Tuesday. "I'd exhaust my options here in Australia", Mitchell told Fox Sports. Out of disappointment can come.opportunity. "I wouldn't be surprised if they don't show up at all". (more...)
Myles Garrett exits Browns practice with injury Myles Garrett exits Browns practice with injury
- September 07, 2017

Cleveland Browns may end up having to wait a bit longer to see rookie defensive end Myles Garrett take the field for a regular-season game. Jackson didn't think it was the same ankle that Garrett had been having problems with but provided no other specifics about the injury. (more...)
David Villa strains adductor at Spain camp, remains day-to-day David Villa strains adductor at Spain camp, remains day-to-day
- September 07, 2017

Though the hosts captured a goal themselves in the last half hour, Spain duly controlled the match in pursuit of three important points. "Now grit and determination for Tuesday", said midfielder Antonio Candreva. After Isco was done humiliating Italy , Sergio Ramos and Alvaro Morata finished off what the Goths started in the year 376 with a vicious, surgical counterattack. (more...)
Man City may return for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in January Man City may return for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in January
- September 07, 2017

A £60m deal to the Etihad fell through on deadline day when Wenger tried to land Thomas Lemar but saw the Monaco winger snub a £92m move . He said that Sanchez, who missed the start of the season with an abdominal injury, was " more anxious about his situation at Arsenal " than about the qualifier and that he was "overweight and fat". (more...)
Qatar opens Hamad Port to circumvent Arab sanctions Qatar opens Hamad Port to circumvent Arab sanctions
- September 07, 2017

The Minister said that Hamad Port made a great achievement by providing an opportunity for the private sector to participate in this huge project, pointing that the private sector's contribution reached 60 percent of the total value of the tenders made to implement this major development project, i.e. (more...)
Mourinho aims fresh jibe at Wenger, says Arsenal Mourinho aims fresh jibe at Wenger, says Arsenal "are ready for failure"
- September 06, 2017

Somewhat surprisingly, this is the first season when three different teams have lost all of their first three games in a single season, meaning they also have a odd sort of safety in numbers on their sides. The German global was heavily linked with a move to Juventus during the summer, but saw a £23m bid rejected by the Premier League side who are desperate to keep hold of their biggest stars. (more...)
Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique announces retirement Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique announces retirement
- September 06, 2017

The player, nicknamed "Buffalo" during the early stages of his career for his marauding style, spoke to Spanish newspaper Marca about his decision to hang up his boots, while revealing the toll a long-term knee issue (picked up during his time at Liverpool ) took on his body. (more...)
Memorial to Israelis killed at 1972 Olympics opens in Germany Memorial to Israelis killed at 1972 Olympics opens in Germany
- September 06, 2017

Rivlin was invited by his German counterpart, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who is sponsoring the ceremony together with Horst Seehofer, prime minister of the German state of Bavaria. Steinmeier and Rivlin attended the unveiling ceremony at the Olympic Park in Munich, southern Germany, 45 years after the attack by the members of the "Black September" terror group, reports Efe. (more...)
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
- 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...)