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Sri Lanka recall Thirimanne for second Test against India Sri Lanka recall Thirimanne for second Test against India
- August 02, 2017

Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal has been deemed unavailable for the second Test of the side's ongoing Test series against India due to back spasms. The talented southpaw Lahiru Thirmanne has been added to the squad. The Island reported that Herath will be monitored in the next 48 hours as Sri Lanka will hope the match-winner will step out on the field on Thursday. (more...)
Klopp fires fresh Coutinho warning to Barcelona
- August 02, 2017

One of the men in the transfer crosshairs of Ernesto Valverde's side is Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho. Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol has his say on how Liverpool should proceed with Philippe Coutinho and Leipzig's Naby Keita. Neymar's future at Barcelona has been thrown into serious doubt amid a potential record-breaking bid of €222 million from Paris Saint-Germain, triggering the 25-year-old's release clause at the Camp Nou. (more...)
Genworth Financial (GNW) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds Genworth Financial (GNW) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds
- August 02, 2017

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Conor McGregor's Sparring Sessions With Former Boxing Champ 'Got Out Of Control' Conor McGregor's Sparring Sessions With Former Boxing Champ 'Got Out Of Control'
- August 02, 2017

But he was criticised by many in the British media - including David Haye - after being accused of intervening too much in the fight following his decision to deduct a point from Hatton for hitting round the back of the head. "They were holding too much - they were trying to punch each other [in the clinch]. I mean, it got a little bit out of control where I had to call 'Time!'" I want a good clean round. (more...)
Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore Out For The 2017 Season Ravens TE Crockett Gillmore Out For The 2017 Season
- August 02, 2017

The team announced on Tuesday that starting tight end Crockett Gillmore will likely miss the entire 2017 season after undergoing surgery to fix a torn MCL. But Harbaugh added: "We're going to be fine". Dennis Pitta was waived in the spring after his latest hip injury made it unlikely he'll ever play again and Darren Waller has been suspended for the entire season. (more...)
Even without Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid a challenge for MLS All-Stars Even without Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid a challenge for MLS All-Stars
- August 02, 2017

So it started like this. One of his former German national team teammates, Toni Kroos, is now on Real Madrid. Schweinsteiger, who is captaining the MLS All-Stars after winning a fan vote, has also had some clashes with Madrid over the years as a player for Bayern Munich. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge's Liverpool career summed up in one cameo appearance
- August 02, 2017

I just hope he can play really soon. But I think we have a very good team now. Asked about the seriousness of the injury after the game, Klopp said: "I can't say". Last season the Reds were phenomenal in attack but left plenty to be desired in defense and so far they've yet to drastically improve their defensive unit. (more...)
Hurricanes' Pesce receives 6-year contract extension worth $4.025 million a season Hurricanes' Pesce receives 6-year contract extension worth $4.025 million a season
- August 02, 2017

Pesce has one more season remaining on his entry-level deal, so his new contract will kick in at the start of the 2018-19 campaign. Pesce, 22, teamed with Slavin to become Carolina's top defensive pairing last season. Both Pesce and his defensive partner - Jaccob Slavin - received lengthy extensions from the Hurricanes. The Canes have now signed two of the three defensemen who broke in as rookies together during the 2015-16 season, with Noah Hanifin still set to be a restricted free ... (more...)
'A shame': Jurgen Klopp comments on Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge injury
- August 02, 2017

Daniel Sturridge scored a third seven minutes from time to give Klopp's side a convincing win and keep their 100 per cent pre-season record in tact. He hurt his thigh. "I put in the work". I'm not missing many sessions. "It's the best condition since I'm here", Klopp told ESPN . 10 minutes before half-time summer signing Mohamed Salah doubled Liverpool's lead, heading into the empty net after Mane and Alberto Moreno had combined for the latter to fire a shot which Ulreich deflected ... (more...)
Chelsea to raid Leicester again? Chelsea to raid Leicester again?
- August 02, 2017

Leicester are not under any pressure to sell Drinkwater, who only signed a new four-year deal with the Foxes last summer. The player truly flourished under then manager Claudio Ranieri and was an integral part of squad. Granted, Leicester were struggling as well, but there was just something lacking in the midfielder's performances. The Italian coach was keen on Bayern's Renato Sanches, but the tough competition for the services of Portuguese midfielder has forced Chelsea to consider Danny ... (more...)
Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen set for new Ferrari deals Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen set for new Ferrari deals
- August 02, 2017

Three-time champion Hamilton closed in but was unable to overcome the problems created by losing grip in the wake of another auto. "I didn't do a favour to Kimi who obviously could go faster, I didn't have the pace", the relieved German said in podium interviews. (more...)
NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain Management NFL Reportedly Writes NFLPA with Offer to Study Marijuana for Pain Management
- August 02, 2017

In January, Smith told the Post that he thought it was important that the league be more nuanced in its understanding of marijuana use by NFL players. "I think you still have to look at a lot of aspects of marijuana use", Goodell said earlier this year on ESPN's "Mike & Mike" show . As he alluded to in that statement, the issue is seen as one that is not likely to be resolved outside of the collective bargaining process. (more...)
Damien Comolli suggests what is 'extremely difficult' for Tottenham this summer Damien Comolli suggests what is 'extremely difficult' for Tottenham this summer
- August 02, 2017

The Belgian defender has admitted that De Boer will face a challenge to adapt to English football, but backed him to succeed. "I'm not going to say the Dutch league is naive but they all play to win". Palace have a lot of quality players already, particularly up front. After ending the last campaign as runners-up to Chelsea , Spurs are aiming to go one better in 2017-18 and will start with an away trip to Rafa Benitez's newly promoted Newcastle United on August 13. (more...)
Goodwood Cup proves fruitless for Big Orange as Stradivarius prevails Goodwood Cup proves fruitless for Big Orange as Stradivarius prevails
- August 02, 2017

On a course which has so clearly played to his strengths in the past two years, Big Orange is beyond question the horse to beat. Desert Skyline , another three-year-old colt, finished third. His record speaks for itself, at this track in particular, but Bell's post-race comments after his wins tend to refer to what a monster he is on really fast summer ground. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
- August 02, 2017

The consensus mean EPS for the current quarter is at $0.22 derived from a total of 4 estimates from the analysts who have weighed in on projected earnings. The Financial segment consists of financial institutions and holding companies, which are responsible for managing financial resources, and credit card, consortium and asset management companies. (more...)
PU Chitra plea: Kerala High Court finds prima facie contempt in case PU Chitra plea: Kerala High Court finds prima facie contempt in case
- August 01, 2017

The court had earlier directed the AFI to file an affidavit explaining reasons for including Sudha Singh in the Indian team list published by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) despite absence of her name in the earlier entry list. (more...)
Latavius Murray: I can be ready for season without camp work Latavius Murray: I can be ready for season without camp work
- August 01, 2017

Vikings second-round RB Dalvin Cook worked as the first-team running back at the start of camp. More than four months later, however, Murray remains on the physically unable to perform list and thus ineligible to practice. "[Cook] tries to make the most of every rep he gets", said Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, via ESPN . With Murray now battling a lingering ankle injury, it appears as though Cook has taken over - perhaps only briefly - as the team's No. (more...)
Former Oregon coach Mark Helfrich joining Fox Sports as analyst, report says
- August 01, 2017

Last week, Fox college football commentator Tim Brando shared this photo of a golf outing in Beverly Hills; Helfrich was among the personalities in the van, sporting a smile. Helfrich was sacked by OR in November after going 4-8 in 2016. So far, the only OR game slotted for Fox is the second nonconference home game against Nebraska Sep. (more...)
Former MLB All-Star Lee May dies Former MLB All-Star Lee May dies
- August 01, 2017

He was with Houston's organization for three years, making the All-Star team during his first season with the club thanks to a.284/.343/.490 slash line and 29 dingers and 98 RBI. He finished with Kansas City in 1982. An Orioles Hall of Famer who appeared in two World Series' has died. May, also known as "The Big Bopper", may be remembered by Reds fans as the player who was traded to get Joe Morgan, giving rise to the Big Red Machine. (more...)
Jamie Carragher: 'Jurgen Klopp will not buy another midfielder' Jamie Carragher: 'Jurgen Klopp will not buy another midfielder'
- August 01, 2017

The Reds believe signing the 22-year-old should be less complicated next summer as he is nearly certainly not departing the Bundesliga this summer. "The chance [of Keita leaving] is null", said Hasenhüttl. "It's normal when you play such a famous season that other clubs are watching us and you get interest", he said. Despite the comfortable win, Klopp's post-match press conference unsurprisingly focused on the club's interest in Keita, with a third offer worth around £75m rejected earlier ... (more...)
Man City's Douglas Luiz joins Girona on loan Man City's Douglas Luiz joins Girona on loan
- August 01, 2017

The Brazilian midfielder recently signed with City this summer, and many fans had never heard of him before. He featured in a few Cup matches and smaller league games last season, and the decision to loan him out will give him some good playing time. (more...)
Beyonce interested in purchasing stake in Houston Rockets Beyonce interested in purchasing stake in Houston Rockets
- August 01, 2017

Rockets owner Les Alexander announced last month his intention to sell the team, for which he paid $85 million for in 1993. The music artist's husband, Jay-Z, once owned a small fraction of the Nets before selling his share back. "It's been my great joy and honor to own the Houston Rockets for the past 24 years", he said . Forbes Magazine lists Beyonce's current net worth at $350 million. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott discipline decision reportedly not expected this week Ezekiel Elliott discipline decision reportedly not expected this week
- August 01, 2017

However, there's a dark cloud surrounding last year's leading rusher Ezekiel Elliott . The Arizona Cardinals opened as 1-point favorites against the Dallas Cowboys for Thursday's NFL Hall of Fame Game. Still, it leaves the Dallas Cowboys in limbo as they wait to hear whether or not their star running back will be sidelined for one game, several games or no games at all with the National Football League regular season quickly approaching. (more...)
Manchester United to sign Chelsea's Nemanja Matic for £40 million Manchester United to sign Chelsea's Nemanja Matic for £40 million
- August 01, 2017

Nemanja Matic has revealed countryman Nemanja Vidic as the Manchester United player he most wants to emulate after joining the club in a £40m deal from Chelsea on Monday. Matic becomes Mourinho's third signing of the transfer window, following the capture of Swedish centre-back Victor Lindelof, and the high-profile signing of Romelu Lukaku. (more...)
Courtois hoping Chelsea avoid Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez Courtois hoping Chelsea avoid Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez
- August 01, 2017

With FA Cup holders Arsenal due to face champions Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, Sanchez has now rejoined his team-mates at their London Colney headquarters. "It will be a hard game regardless but I hope for the same outcome as the friendly last week". Sanchez missed Arsenal's pre-season tour of Australia and China, as well as last weekend's Emirates Cup tournament, as he rested following global duty at the Confederations Cup. (more...)
Ex-Leeds United assistant manager speaks about the club's Championship winning chances Ex-Leeds United assistant manager speaks about the club's Championship winning chances
- August 01, 2017

As mentioned, there has been a lot of change since the curtain was brought down on the campaign however, and Clotet's only appearance at Elland Road in pre-season came when he returned for a friendly as Oxford United boss. They begin their League One campaign with a trip to Oldham Athletic. Although former manager Gary Monk's men capitulated in the last five games of the season, costing them a play-off place, the Elland Road faithful were given hope and a sense of pride for the first time in ... (more...)
Bad news for Jack Grealish & Aston Villa Bad news for Jack Grealish & Aston Villa
- August 01, 2017

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish will be out for up to three months after undergoing a kidney operation. Meanwhile, Ivory Coast global Jonathan Kodjia is expected to be out of action for at least one more month as he continues his recovery from the broken ankle he suffered at the end of last season. (more...)
Barabati to host India-New Zealand T20 match Barabati to host India-New Zealand T20 match
- August 01, 2017

India will play 23 worldwide matches in the domestic home season. Following these three series, India will fly to South Africa in an away series - which will be truncated following the domestic worldwide season. Sri Lanka will then wind up their tour with T20 matches at Kochi or the newly-accredited city of Thiruvanantpuram , Indore and Mumbai . The last time that the state capital staged an global cricket match was when the Vivian Richards-led West Indies side played the last of the ... (more...)
Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)
- August 01, 2017

Its forward price to earnings ratio of 23.14 ranks lower than the industry's 26.53. Supply Technologies provides its clients with Total Supply Management, which manages every aspect of supplying production parts and materials to its customers' manufacturing floor, from strategic planning to program implementation. (more...)
Loss Of Westmeath GAA Urine Samples Loss Of Westmeath GAA Urine Samples "A Little Bit Disturbing"
- August 01, 2017

The missing Westmeath samples were taken from the hurling squad on May 7, 2017, less than three weeks ahead of their Championship clash with Offaly, a game they subsequently lost by 4-15 to 1-20. Westmeath GAA blamed "Last-minute changes of training venue [which] led to miscommunication with the testers from Sport Ireland". Anti-doping officials were also twice unable to test Carlow's Gaelic football squad in June of a year ago. (more...)