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Hugh Freeze reportedly called disassociated Ole Miss booster hundreds of times Hugh Freeze reportedly called disassociated Ole Miss booster hundreds of times
- August 18, 2017

Harris, who owns a restaurant in Oxford, is accused of providing an Ole Miss recruit with $200 to $600 in free food and cash payments to the player and his family between March 28, 2014 and January 25, 2015. "That's why I can say categorically he didn't talk about the case". The NCAA accuses him of providing improper benefits to Leo Lewis , a Mississippi State linebacker who was also recruited by the Rebels. (more...)
Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team
- August 18, 2017

Mills punctuated his first-year effort with a career-high 169 yards and a TD in the TaxSlayer Bowl win over Kentucky, earning MVP honors. "I'm not going to reminisce on the past". "I'm going to keep myself on the field this year". The Tennessee defense will have one less player to worry about when they take on Georgia Tech in the season opener on September 4. (more...)
Home Ministry's report sought over deporting Rohingyas Home Ministry's report sought over deporting Rohingyas
- August 18, 2017

Taking cognisance of media reports, including The Hindu's on Thursday about the government's plan to deport the Rohingyas by setting up "detention centres", the NHRC observed that the "refugees are no doubt foreign nationals but they are human beings". (more...)
Man City teenage sensation closing in on loan move to Celtic
- August 18, 2017

Talks between the Bhoys , the Citizens , and the winger's representatives have taken place, with the two clubs reaching an agreement that will see the Hoops pay "pay a substantial loan fee and a hefty chunk of his wages", according to the report . (more...)
Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets
- August 18, 2017

It was bad luck. "It's obvious that you realise what kind of player Ney is". "[Segura's words] were not the best way to express himself and even more so as he is someone within the club". Barcelona were put to the sword over two legs of the Spanish Super Cup, losing 5-1 on aggregate to Madrid. Coach Ernesto Valverde is confident Barcelona will add to their squad before the transfer window shuts, although he prefers to focus on his current squad instead of speaking about potential signings. (more...)
Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans
- August 18, 2017

It was evident in the first preseason game for the Carolina Panthers that there was a significant difference between the starters and the second team defense. "A couple late [balls] on the decisions he made". The Panthers are not going to take any risks in the preseason. Newton then went 14 days with limited throwing and no participation in team drills until he threw some in the red zone on the last day of the Wofford College portion of training camp. (more...)
Trey Songz Pleads Guilty to Destroying Detroit Stage; Sentenced to Probation Trey Songz Pleads Guilty to Destroying Detroit Stage; Sentenced to Probation
- August 18, 2017

As part of his plea deal, Trey's other charges were dropped, according to TMZ. Trey Songz performs at the BET awards in June 2017. Neverson was sentenced to 18 months of probation, and must complete anger management classes, submit to substance abuse screening, and pay restitution. (more...)
Eintracht Frankfurt sign Kevin-Prince Boateng Eintracht Frankfurt sign Kevin-Prince Boateng
- August 18, 2017

Boateng signed a three-year contract extension in May but the ex-Schalke man left the Canary Island club but mutual agreement on Wednesday. An attacking midfielder, Boateng produced some impressive performances for Las Palmas in the top flight of Spanish football last season. (more...)
CoA seeks Supreme Court directive to remove current BCCI office-bearers CoA seeks Supreme Court directive to remove current BCCI office-bearers
- August 18, 2017

Originally scheduled to rule on the BCCI's request for review of contentious points and fill up two slots in the CoA left vacant by Ramachandra Guha and Vikram Limaye, the court will have something drastically different to rule on, if the CoA's fifth status report comes up for hearing. (more...)
Costa treated like a 'criminal', wants to join Atletico Madrid Costa treated like a 'criminal', wants to join Atletico Madrid
- August 18, 2017

Belotti began his senior career by helping to fire Palermo to promotion in 2014 and has enjoyed two successful seasons at Torino. "I don't think it is fair after all I have done to be treated like that". I must return to Atletico Madrid next season. A hard pre-season for Chelsea was compounded by a 3-2 defeat at home by Burnley on Saturday. Maybe he'll get a testimonial down the line, although we wouldn't recommend holding your breath for that either. (more...)
Africa's richest billionaire wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsène Wenger Africa's richest billionaire wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsène Wenger
- August 18, 2017

Lacazette scored his side's first goal as Ozil also played the full 90 minutes during the Premier League curtain-raiser in north London. Alexis Sanchez will not be fit to face Stoke , but Arsene Wenger said that "he should be available for the next game against Liverpool ". (more...)
Real Madrid's Ronaldo banned for five games after pushing ref Real Madrid's Ronaldo banned for five games after pushing ref
- August 18, 2017

The "World Player of the Year" received an automatic one-match ban for his dismissal, and an extra four games for his reaction towards referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea . The federation's punishment means Ronaldo will not be able to take part in the second leg match later on at Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Ronaldo was found guilty of violating Article 96 of the Disciplinary Code, which relates to using "mild force" against the officials, including grabbing, pushing or shaking. (more...)
Premier League Summer Transfer Window to Close Before Start of Next Season? Premier League Summer Transfer Window to Close Before Start of Next Season?
- August 18, 2017

The move will be discussed at next month's shareholders' meeting, but is believed to have the backing of the majority of clubs. A summer of frustration has loomed large over Stamford Bridge after a less-than-impressive showing in the transfer market and growing speculation over Conte's future. (more...)
Derek Jeter's Wife Hannah Davis Gives Birth ... Baby Girl! Derek Jeter's Wife Hannah Davis Gives Birth ... Baby Girl!
- August 18, 2017

The celebrated swimsuit model gave birth to Bella Raine Jeter Thursday, August 17, according to a Players' Tribune announcement. 'And if they want to play baseball, well, we're gonna have a little talk first.' she added. While it will be hard for the child of Jeter to lead a normal, under-the-radar life, that's exactly what the future Hall of Famer and his wife want. (more...)
Dimitrov finally ends Del Potro bogey Dimitrov finally ends Del Potro bogey
- August 18, 2017

The 15-times grand slam victor will next face fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who eliminated Nadal's Wimbledon conqueror, 16th seed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 5-7 6-4 6-4. The 28-year-old Argentine booked his spot in the next round with a 6-4 6-4 win over Mitchell Krueger , breaking the American qualifier at the end of both sets to wrap up victory in one hour, 40 minutes. (more...)
Knicks throw cold water on Kristaps Porzingis for Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving idea Knicks throw cold water on Kristaps Porzingis for Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving idea
- August 18, 2017

Even though the Golden State Warriors are the champions for the 2016/2017 season, we've spent nearly two months of the offseason talking about the Cavaliers . It seems like the Knicks [VIDEO ]don't have much to offer to the Cavaliers , but the Cavs would be ready to make this deal if one player is included. (more...)
Blaise Matuidi seals Juventus switch from Paris Saint-Germain Blaise Matuidi seals Juventus switch from Paris Saint-Germain
- August 18, 2017

Juventus and PSG have officially confirmed the completion of negotiations on Matuidi . No financial details were given, but Juventus will reportedly pay PSG €20million (£18m) plus bonuses for the player, who had a year left on his contract. (more...)
49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive' 49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive'
- August 18, 2017

On Wednesday, Niners general manager John Lynch was asked if he supports, tolerates or has concerns about the silent anthem protests. They have that right, and I think we'll always respect people's rights. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a slew of anthem protests last preseason in the wake of an incredibly hostile political climate. (more...)
Ronaldo Calls Five-Match Suspension For Shoving Ref Ronaldo Calls Five-Match Suspension For Shoving Ref "Persecution"
- August 18, 2017

Madrid dominated the game throughout and didn't display signs of missing their iconic player Christiano Ronaldo . Real has had a fabulous run since French legend Zinedine Zidane took over as coach. The "World Player of the Year" received an automatic one-match ban for his dismissal, and an extra four games for his reaction towards referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea . (more...)
Jamie Carragher tells Chelsea to stay calm following disastrous league opener Jamie Carragher tells Chelsea to stay calm following disastrous league opener
- August 18, 2017

Chelsea have also suffered a bout of ill-discpline since the 2017/18 campaign kicked off, with three cards accumulated in just two matches and anger at Diego Costa's ongoing self-imposed strike. A natural leader and good with his feet, Luiz would be able to play in midfield against Spurs without looking out of place. But Conte is looking to answer his critics in the best way possible - by splashing the cash and bringing in three top class players - all of whom now ply their trade in the ... (more...)
Sigurdsson to Everton for $58 million Sigurdsson to Everton for $58 million
- August 18, 2017

But Everton are finally set to secure their number one summer target at a price slightly lower than Swansea had wanted - taking their summer spending to over £140m. A team that almost got relegated last season, and who has done very little to improve this summer, just sold their best player by several orders of magnitude. (more...)
Patriots fear Derek Rivers suffered a season-ending knee injury Patriots fear Derek Rivers suffered a season-ending knee injury
- August 18, 2017

The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Rivers, who was projected to be part of a rotation at defensive end, played 41 snaps in last Thursday night's preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars . Dont'a Hightower , Trey Flowers, Shea McClellin, Kyle Van Noy, Deatrich Wise , Harvey Langi, Kony Ealy and Lawrence Guy can all line up on the defensive edge. (more...)
City of Johannesburg Still Utilising Speed Cameras to Issue Fines City of Johannesburg Still Utilising Speed Cameras to Issue Fines
- August 18, 2017

The contracts, which were not renewed at the end of February, provided calibrated cameras, uploading data and issuing fines, which were sent to the Post Office. Sun however confirmed that the contracts for speed cameras ended as early as January. He said the department was in the process of advertising a new speed law enforcement tender that would be issued within three weeks. (more...)
Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench
- August 18, 2017

We can also say Athletic Bilbao, Valencia, and Real Sociedad are in the lineup of most successful team as next to the Real Madrid , Barcelona , Atletico Madrid . Without Neymar and with their team aging, slowing, and lacking depth, Barcelona struggled to keep up with Real Madrid's pace and work rate for long stretches of the match. (more...)
Report names the club Robert Snodgrass would prefer to join Report names the club Robert Snodgrass would prefer to join
- August 18, 2017

The 29-year-old Scotland worldwide, who has also been heavily linked with Newcastle, has been told he can leave his current club just seven months after his arrival from Hull in a £10.2million deal. The former Leeds and Norwich City star, though, would (reportedly) prefer a move to Rafael Benitez's Newcastle, who won automatic promotion from the Championship at the end of last season. (more...)
Joe Hart explains who influenced his move to West Ham United Joe Hart explains who influenced his move to West Ham United
- August 18, 2017

Hart is on the second leg of his journey trying to prove his parent club Manchester City was wrong to farm him out. "Yesterday I spread for the ball. Hart made no secret of his preference for a permanent move rather than another loan this summer, but found a tough market waiting for him when he returned from Serie A. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Short Interest Update
- August 18, 2017

Stifel Financial Corp bought a new stake in shares of Banco Bradesco SA during the first quarter worth $109,000. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Raging Ronaldo 'persecuted' as appeal against ban rejected Raging Ronaldo 'persecuted' as appeal against ban rejected
- August 18, 2017

Ronaldo will be absent when Madrid begin their defence of La Liga on Sunday at Deportivo la Coruna as well as for home games against Valencia and Levante and a trip to Real Sociedad. That red card came after Ronaldo scored a goal that will show up on his end of career highlight reels. Barcelona brought Deulofeu back from Everton this summer but he missed the club's pre-season tour with a reported muscle strain and has featured in only one friendly. (more...)
Light Heavyweight Title Fight Headlines Bellator 186 Light Heavyweight Title Fight Headlines Bellator 186
- August 18, 2017

Vassell (18-5-0-1NC) enters the fight riding a three fight winning streak, which includes victories over a pair of former light heavyweight champions in Emmanuel Newton and Liam McGeary. Former Penn State wrestlers Ed Ruth (3-0) and Phil Davis (17-4, 1 NC) will be on the card in separate fights. Two of the best to put on a Penn State wrestling singlet are returning to Happy Valley to compete once more - but not on the wrestling mat. (more...)
Virginia State Police Helicopter Was Supporting Governor Motorcade When It Crashed Virginia State Police Helicopter Was Supporting Governor Motorcade When It Crashed
- August 18, 2017

The aircraft was not required to have any data or voice recorders. Virginia State Police said Tuesday that the funeral for Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates has been set for Friday at St. "The main wreckage came to rest about 100 yards from where the aft portion of the tail boom became lodged in a tree", the NTSB said in a press release. (more...)