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MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award
- September 20, 2017

The Congress today welcomed the decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) to nominate former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan award, saying he was a "deserving player". The wicketkeeper-batsman has made vast contributions to Indian cricket and is the only captain to win all ICC trophies, namely World Cup, Champions Trophy and the inaugural World T20 World Cup in 2007. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski practicing after groin injury scare Rob Gronkowski practicing after groin injury scare
- September 20, 2017

With Gronkowski and Belichick both opting not to elaborate - as would be expected - Wednesday's injury report likely will provide the next meaningful hint as to the severity of the tight end's injury. Hightower, who signed a four-year deal in the offseason to remain in New England, was also out with a knee injury suffered against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 1. (more...)
Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host the 2019 Champions League final Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host the 2019 Champions League final
- September 20, 2017

It has now been selected to stage European club football's biggest game next season on June 1, 2019. Previously, rumor said that UEFA is going to appoint Olympic Stadium following the emergence of a number of technical problems in Wanda Metropolitano, such as only 7,000 VIP seats available, another problem is concerning taxation. (more...)
Bessemer Group Inc. Raises Stake in Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)
- September 20, 2017

Lilly Endowment Inc who had been investing in Eli Lilly And Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $89.97 billion market cap company. (NYSE:TTI). Qcm Cayman Ltd has 16,853 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 115,336 shares in its portfolio. Carroll Financial Assocs, North Carolina-based fund reported 5,107 shares. (more...)
Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely for leaving team without notice before game Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely for leaving team without notice before game
- September 20, 2017

It's a private matter", Rosenhaus told the Associated Press. He retorted, "What do you think?" when a reporter asked how tolerant he was with players who broke those rules. Police found Timmons at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday morning waiting to depart on a flight bound for Pennsylvania, per reports by TMZ . (more...)
A 2 Minute Compilation Of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'Shocking' Highlights Go Viral A 2 Minute Compilation Of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'Shocking' Highlights Go Viral
- September 20, 2017

While @otunbasegebam tweeted: 'The way Liverpool are racking in bad results, it's a matter of time b4 Liverpool loan Oxlade Chamberlain back to Arsenal . But it's about the long-term and we already can use him, that's good, but we want to prepare him also, that's all. "It is all good from this side at the moment". (more...)
Hightower HS alum suffered fatal neck injury during college football game Hightower HS alum suffered fatal neck injury during college football game
- September 20, 2017

Trey Reed, the school's athletics department spokesman, confirmed the 19-year-old cornerback's death. We know you will join us in keeping of Robert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. People think it's going to take a miracle ... Grays, the son of Robert Grays III and Tammy Grays, was a key part of one of the Houston area's best defenses while at Hightower, twice earning first-team all-district honors and helping lead the Hurricanes to three consecutive district championships. (more...)
Bradford Reportedly has Bone Bruise. Vikings Confident in Keenum. Teddy Updates, too! Bradford Reportedly has Bone Bruise. Vikings Confident in Keenum. Teddy Updates, too!
- September 20, 2017

Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Bradford twisted his knee during the Saints game, and Bradford said he realized Tuesday morning the pain was more noticeable than he'd expected. The Bears have a ton of injuries and were just blasted by Tampa Bay for 26 first half points and it would have been a lot worse if the Bucs didn't take their foot off the gas in the second half. (more...)
Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty
- September 20, 2017

Chase Elliott's second-place finish in the opening round of the playoffs Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway was indeed too good to be true. With his Chicagoland finish becoming encumbered, Elliott has lost the playoff point he received for winning stage two of the race. (more...)
LSU's Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Syracuse, while Rashard Lawrence may return LSU's Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Syracuse, while Rashard Lawrence may return
- September 20, 2017

The junior running back rushed 15 times for 76 yards against Mississippi State but did not get much run in the second half after suffering what Orgeron called a "minor injury" on Monday. Guice is the conference's fifth-leading rusher, with 300 yards and four touchdowns in three games for the Tigers (2-1). He's missed what amounts to almost a completed game (about 58 1/2 minutes). (more...)
Youth football players kneel during National Anthem Youth football players kneel during National Anthem
- September 20, 2017

Gooden chose to use it as a teaching moment and discuss greater issues regarding race in America, including Colin Kaepernick's protest. He told them that's what ignited Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest a year ago. "We wanted to make sure that was rewarded and acknowledged and encouraged, so that was our main motivation for helping". A neighbor interviewed by Fox 2 Now said he didn't have a problem with the team kneeling as long as it was supported by the parents. (more...)
Chris Froome claims bronze at World Championship time-trial Chris Froome claims bronze at World Championship time-trial
- September 20, 2017

Just ahead of the closing climb, the 3.4-kilometre Mount Floyen which began with a series of tight hairpin bends, numerous riders who were out on the course early made a decision to switch from their time trial bike to a road bike. "The back wheel was slipping because I had a TT (time-trial) bike because I thought it would be dry". Similarly off the pace was four-time world champion Tony Martin of Germany, seeking to retain the title he had won most recently in Doha a year ago. (more...)
Gary Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez is distracted' Gary Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez is distracted'
- September 20, 2017

Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez was almost on his way to Manchester City in the recent window, but because the Gunners could not find a replacement for the player, the deal reportedly fell through. Pundit and former Manchester defender Gary Neville reacting to the news of a Man Utd move for Sanchez said: "Should always be challenging for the best players in the world". (more...)
Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated
- September 20, 2017

The 24-year-old is joined by 12 colleagues from the Premier League, with the list again dominated by the usual crowd from Real Madrid (12 nominees) and Barcelona (eight nominees). Just the two for Arsenal , but two more than zero - Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are considered two of the best in the world. Lahm retired as Bayern's most successful captain at the end of last season with 21 trophies in his glittering career, while Lewandowski hit 30 Bundesliga goals for the second season ... (more...)
Blue Jays sign Marco Estrada to one-year contract extension Blue Jays sign Marco Estrada to one-year contract extension
- September 20, 2017

Barney smashed his fifth homer of the season on an 0-2 offering with none out. "I was looking to get a bunt down, and it didn't work out", Barney said. "A pretty cool thing to be a part of", Gordon said. "I didn't hit many this year but I guess I made one count". It's good to be in the Hall of Fame, I guess. (more...)
England 6 Russian Federation 0: Mark Sampson gets huge tonic after controversy England 6 Russian Federation 0: Mark Sampson gets huge tonic after controversy
- September 20, 2017

Last week the FA confirmed it had spoken to another England player, Drew Spence , in relation to allegations levelled at her worldwide boss, while Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor called for a fresh inquiry. (more...)
Kick It Out contact Manchester United over 'offensive' Lukaku chant Kick It Out contact Manchester United over 'offensive' Lukaku chant
- September 20, 2017

While City are fluid, United are rugged. It was yet another dominating display by Jose Mourinho's men as they grabbed their 3 points in absolute fashion without conceding any goal . Wayne Rooney is the only player to register a league goal for them, and his last was a first-half effort at Manchester City on 21 August. Mourinho, however, said those suggestions were not based on truth and that the nature of the injury would not be known until after the results of further scans. (more...)
Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth, Prannoy advance at Japan Open Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth, Prannoy advance at Japan Open
- September 20, 2017

Saina and Marin were the most dominant players in the run-up to last year's Rio Olympics but have had their share of struggles since. However, Saina will be up against arch-rival and reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin in the women's singles second round. (more...)
How to Watch Manchester United vs. Burton Albion How to Watch Manchester United vs. Burton Albion
- September 20, 2017

Mourinho has confirmed that core first XI players David de Gea , Eric Bailly , Nemanja Matić, and Antonio Valencia are all being rested . He said: "I gave only four players two days off, apart from that everyone is selected. "I know the quality of the Championship and I know, if we don't take the game seriously, we are going to lose". The keeper's opportunities have been few and far between of late, but Jose Mourinho looks set to put him between the sticks for United's League ... (more...)
'Raging Bull' boxing legend Jake LaMotta dead at 95 'Raging Bull' boxing legend Jake LaMotta dead at 95
- September 20, 2017

The three toughest fighters I fought were Sugar Ray Robinson , Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson . A born brawler and widely considered to have possessed one of the strongest chins in boxing history, LaMotta endured a six-fight rivalry with the greatest fighter ever to lace up the gloves, "Sugar" Ray Robinson . (more...)
Brighton sign keeper Krul from Newcastle Brighton sign keeper Krul from Newcastle
- September 20, 2017

Krul joined Brighton on a season-long loan last month, but the conversion of the move to a full-time switch means he ends a 12-year stay at Newcastle. "Everyone at Newcastle United would like to thank Tim for his long service to the club and wish him and his family well for the future", read a statement on Newcastle's website. (more...)
Mourinho: Matic and Fellaini in Best Form, Carrick and Herrera Need Patience
- September 20, 2017

Fellaini started his first game of the season against former club Everton on Sunday and is highly regarded by manager Jose Mourinho . A combination of an old favorite and a new addition have forced some of United's most famous players to settle for a place on the bench more often than not. (more...)
Canberra Raiders' Dean Pay favourite to replace Des Hasler at Canterbury Bulldogs Canberra Raiders' Dean Pay favourite to replace Des Hasler at Canterbury Bulldogs
- September 20, 2017

Hasler's 2017 season marked the first time he had missed the finals since his rookie year as a head coach, while he took Canterbury to grand finals in 2012 and 2014. While the development will leave the family club in a better financial position, there will likely be an urgency to finalise the matter. With Hasler gone, and chief executive Raelene Castle also leaving the club, the Bulldogs are now operating without a head coach, a chief executive or a club captain, a seriously concerning ... (more...)
Goodison should be a relief for Koeman Goodison should be a relief for Koeman
- September 20, 2017

Everton were trailing 1-0 to Antonio Valencia's early stunner but playing well and threatening an equaliser. Then Ashley Williams gifted a second goal scored by Henrikh Mkhitaryan and the floor gave way on Everton . "I would argue, given his talent, potential and importance to Everton , that Lukaku is worth more than either Sánchez or Coutinho and yet not only did they sell him, it now seems that Everton didn't even get the market rate for the Belgium striker". (more...)
Wrighty labels Sanchez 'a luxury Arsenal can not afford' Wrighty labels Sanchez 'a luxury Arsenal can not afford'
- September 20, 2017

Sanchez desperately wanted to move to Manchester City in the summer but a deal could not quite be agreed. Mesut Ozil has revealed he is back training with Arsenal following a knee injury. Despite starting matches, the £52million arrival from Lyon has failed to complete 90 minutes in games against Chelsea , Bournemouth and Stoke, and having only featured as a substitute against Liverpool , Cascarino believes he is being mistreated. (more...)
Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes
- September 20, 2017

Many questioned if he was worth the money, especially when he wasn't instantly the best player in the world. Pogba looked up to Paul Scholes while growing up. And Pogba has admitted that he has been learning a lot from the veteran midfielder as he continues to get used to life back at Old Trafford. Pogba coming on for Scholes in 2012 after the former United player had come out of retirement. (more...)
Heskey hits out at the Ox's 'disappointing' full debut
- September 20, 2017

Liverpool fans and those of other clubs also seemed unimpressed with the versatile midfielder's full debut, poking fun at the Merseyside club's summer transfer business and Oxlade-Chamberlain's disappointing display. "We play different to Arsenal , that's clear". While @otunbasegebam tweeted: 'The way Liverpool are racking in bad results, it's a matter of time b4 Liverpool loan Oxlade Chamberlain back to Arsenal . (more...)
Man United hoping to agree deal with Spanish global Man United hoping to agree deal with Spanish global
- September 20, 2017

Their time will arrive and they're going to be important players for sure. We can not play with (only) 11 guys'. "I knew he was a player with a lot to give, but I think the relation between the players and the managers are very important in their performance levels, confidence levels and self-esteem levels". (more...)
Chelsea face third Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation in eight years over youth transfer policy Chelsea face third Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation in eight years over youth transfer policy
- September 20, 2017

Chelsea are facing their third Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation in eight years over their policy over signing young players. Federation Internationale de Football Association also looked into the transfer of Bertrand Traore to Chelsea a year ago, but the Burkina Faso worldwide was sold to Lyon. (more...)
Look inside Floyd Mayweather's new $25M Beverly Hills mansion Look inside Floyd Mayweather's new $25M Beverly Hills mansion
- September 20, 2017

The rapper, born Curtis James Jackson III, has had a rocky relationship with the 40-year-old boxer, even challenging him to prove he was literate by reading an entire page of a "Harry Potter" book. Videos posted on the former fighter's Instagram showed Mayweather in a vast room surrounded by a marble fireplace and impressive chandeliers. He'll hurt you. (more...)

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