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Kyrie Irving: Trade request was about his potential, not LeBron James Kyrie Irving: Trade request was about his potential, not LeBron James
- September 05, 2017

The Cavaliers also still own their first-round pick for next year's draft, as well as trade exceptions and second-round picks. Boasting the worst record in the National Basketball Association last season the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick (acquired from Boston) is a major asset. (more...)
Trump set to ask Congress for $5.95 billion for Hurricane Harvey relief Trump set to ask Congress for $5.95 billion for Hurricane Harvey relief
- September 05, 2017

A senior administration official said the plan will be sent to Congress on Friday and House and Senate votes appear likely next week. FEMA is spending existing disaster aid reserves - just $2.1 billion as of Thursday - at a high rate. (more...)
Australia scramble vital win over Thailand Australia scramble vital win over Thailand
- September 05, 2017

We are now one goal behind Saudi Arabia on goal difference, but ahead on points. Saudi Arabia are three points behind the second-placed Socceroos in Asia's group B with a game in hand but are superior on goal difference and can qualify for Russian Federation with a single-goal win over Japan in Jeddah later on Tuesday. (more...)
Owner of Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels to buy Houston Rockets Owner of Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels to buy Houston Rockets
- September 05, 2017

Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta has agreed to purchase the Rockets for $2.2 billion, the highest sale price in National Basketball Association history, according to multiple reports. Fertitta will fork over a check to current owner Leslie Alexander for $2.2 BILLION, this according to ESPN . "I am excited to welcome and pass the torch to Tilman". (more...)
England's Charlotte Edwards retires from cricket, favours coaching and media assignments England's Charlotte Edwards retires from cricket, favours coaching and media assignments
- September 05, 2017

She made her England debut in 1996 and is the only player - man or woman - to captain England in 200 internationals. England women's cricketing icon Charlotte Edwards said she would like to move into coaching after announcing her retirement from Twenty20 cricket and ruling out playing overseas. (more...)
The American Hope: Sam Querrey Into US Open Quarterfinals The American Hope: Sam Querrey Into US Open Quarterfinals
- September 05, 2017

Querrey, looking to followup his semi-final run at Wimbledon with an even better effort at Flushing Meadows, needed just 77 minutes to dismiss the German to become the first American to reach the US Open quarter-finals since Andy Roddick in 2011. (more...)
Emre Can to seal Liverpool FC exit in January Emre Can to seal Liverpool FC exit in January
- September 05, 2017

Juventus have always been linked with the German, but now the two Premier League clubs and Bayern Munich are also credited with an interest. Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says the club would have broken their transfer record to recruit loan signing Patrick Roberts on a permanent deal, but Manchester City were unwilling to sell the 20-year-old forward for £30m... (more...)
15 'could it be aliens?' fast radio bursts observed in one night 15 'could it be aliens?' fast radio bursts observed in one night
- September 05, 2017

But the recent signals had scientists cheering as they were observed at a higher frequency than other ones. A bout of sky-watching at Green Bank in West Virginia, under the auspices of the Breakthrough Initiative's Listen project , has turned up 15 pulses from repeater source FRB 121102. (more...)
Anthony Joshua to defend IBF, WBA titles against Pulev in October Anthony Joshua to defend IBF, WBA titles against Pulev in October
- September 05, 2017

We will stand and fight. Had Joshua not accepted the bout, he risked being stripped of the IBF title, but Pulev himself had thrown the bout into some doubt when he was quoted saying he would not be ready for October 28. Talking about the fight on his Facebook page today Pulev said: " Anthony Joshua is a formidable and a risky opponent. I'm excited to experience the atmosphere in a sold-out Principality Stadium and aim to give the fans a spectacular night". (more...)
Man Utd ready as Griezmann negotiates DOWN new buyout clause Man Utd ready as Griezmann negotiates DOWN new buyout clause
- September 05, 2017

He's been integral to them and has shown his commitment to the club at a time when they couldn't sign players. Following all this, Griezmann eventually chose to stay put and signed a massive five-year contract with the club, which Daily Mail says, is worth £235,000-a-week. (more...)
Jeremy Langford Finds New NFL Home Jeremy Langford Finds New NFL Home
- September 05, 2017

Langford was released by the Bears on September 3rd. Chicago drafted the Michigan State product in the fourth round in 2015 and saw him as the starter entering the 2016 campaign, but Howard eventually surpassed him following an ankle injury. (more...)
Berra: Three points was the only objective against Malta Berra: Three points was the only objective against Malta
- September 05, 2017

Captain Scott Brown said: "We know what we've done in the past, we've beat the good teams and when everyone expects us to win a game at home as favourites, we've kind of struggled". That means that, as with last night, there will again be some unified British championing of worldwide footballers from a Tartan Army desperate for Scotland and England goals in equal measure. (more...)
Argentina will have to really play well to qualify for world cup Argentina will have to really play well to qualify for world cup
- September 05, 2017

But Sampaoli, at a pre-match press conference reported by the Argentinian press, claimed such rumours were not only incorrect but created to undermine his team. While Venezuela is eliminated from a chance at participating in the next World Cup, Argentina is still in a contested battle with seven other teams for four direct spots in the next World Cup. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell opens up about decision to hold out Le'Veon Bell opens up about decision to hold out
- September 05, 2017

He said he didn't want to jeopardize himself and risk injury during camp, but he is ready to get rolling. "I wanted to get here, get ready for Game 1, get ready for games that count and go out and try to win a Super Bowl". GM John Elway said Osweiler will be the backup until Paxton Lynch returns from a sprained throwing shoulder in a month or more. -Looking at the possibility of playing rookie Nathan Peterman with both Tyrod Taylor and T.J. (more...)
Thomas tied for lead as Spieth and Johnson lurk at TPC Boston Thomas tied for lead as Spieth and Johnson lurk at TPC Boston
- September 05, 2017

He is the leader in the race for Tour Player of the Year and seems to be blossoming into what he always dreamed he could be. After a T-6 finish at The Northern Trust, Thomas now sits in the number two spot in the FedExCup rankings. He also set a FedEx Cup Playoff record by finishing with 12 3s on his scorecard. Englishman Paul Casey is among a group of four players in a tie for second, as he bounced back from a bogey at his opening hole to card an impressive score of 65. (more...)
White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs
- September 05, 2017

Jose Ramirez leads the Indians with 160 hits and 67 RBI while Francisco Lindor and Carlos Santana have combined for 274 hits and 143 RBI. Shields crumbled to the ground and held his knee for an extended period of time before he was able to walk off the field with a minor limp. (more...)
Tennessee Rallies To Beat Georgia Tech 42-41 In Double Overtime Tennessee Rallies To Beat Georgia Tech 42-41 In Double Overtime
- September 05, 2017

Of course, the defense didn't need to do very much in this contest because of how well the offense played, which was clearly the most pleasant surprise of the evening. After his first attempt sailed far wide left, Davis's second try was blocked. Still, with the lead at 28-21 and Tennessee still not able to slow down the Tech offense, it looked like the the Jackets might put the game away when J.J. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Defeatist Arsenal fans could cost us, we need support
- September 05, 2017

Despite Lemar rejecting the Gunners, Wenger says that the club will make a new bid for the 21-year-old winger. That ended a turbulent season that had seen intense pressure on Wenger as Arsenal missed out on a Champions League place for the first time in 20 years. (more...)
Chiefs LB Justin Houston has simple plan for Patriots QB Tom Brady Chiefs LB Justin Houston has simple plan for Patriots QB Tom Brady
- September 05, 2017

Plus, the Pats are now defending Super Bowl champs for the 5th time in 15 years. The 18th-year quarterback told reporters "There will definitely be nerves and being anxious.Once you get out there and get going, things calm down". But for a franchise that already has the most successful coach and quarterback in Super Bowl history, nothing seems impossible as long as the tandem of Bill Belichick and Brady remains intact. (more...)
Trend India: MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli set new records Trend India: MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli set new records
- September 05, 2017

Pandya hadn t featured in India s last T20I against the West Indies, with Kohli opting for five full-time bowlers back in July. "We feel that he (Kusal Mendis) is mentally weak and the technical aspects also matters". MS Dhoni has been a master in watching and reading the game with a keen eye. "It is a great feeling, you can't express it in words", he signed off. (more...)
Thomas and Leishman share third round lead at Boston Thomas and Leishman share third round lead at Boston
- September 05, 2017

It is a high-octane rivalry on low heat. Thomas won by three shots at 17 under with a par on the par-five 18th hole. Jordan Spieth called it a "dream start" - his birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie opening to his final round. "It just was a great week because I felt like I didn't have my best stuff at the start of the week and that's just something I've gotten so much better at, and I'm proud of myself more than anything". (more...)
PV Sindhu produces digital film to pay tribute to coach PV Sindhu produces digital film to pay tribute to coach
- September 05, 2017

The Indian badminton star has unveiled an ad spot which has been co-produced by her specially on Teacher's Day to shed light on how motivating her coach has been ever since their successful partnership started right from the early days. "The major theme is all about the love and hate relationship between the player and a coach" said Sindhu . On the eve of Teacher's Day, a digital film titled "I Hate My Teacher" will be out. (more...)
Gautam Gambhir to bear education expenses of martyred JK cop's daughter Gautam Gambhir to bear education expenses of martyred JK cop's daughter
- September 05, 2017

Gambhir's tweets today, in which he said he would support Zohra's education, echoed the DIG's sentiments. "Salutes to ur martyred dad ASI, Abdul Rashid". He added that he least he could do make it worthwhile for her to wake up every day was support her dreams.For many months now, Gambhir has been tweeting a lot about the sacrifices made by India's armed forces and has also pledged monetary help to martyrs' families. (more...)
David Wright Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery to Repair Rotator Cuff Injury David Wright Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery to Repair Rotator Cuff Injury
- September 05, 2017

But the expectation of Mets fans that Wright would compile huge career numbers for the Mets by the time he retired have now been essentially dashed. Although the Mets then went into 2017 with some hopes that Wright would be able to be at least a part-time contributor, it became clear in spring training - when he encountered significant difficulties with his right shoulder - that he was nowhere near ready to play. (more...)
Trevor Story sitting on Monday for Rockies Trevor Story sitting on Monday for Rockies
- September 05, 2017

Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika was struck out by Cory Gearrin , setting the stage for Gonzalez. "He tried to throw a slider 1-0, and he got in the hole with 2-0", Gonzalez said. Alfonso Soriano has the record, hitting 39 of his 46 homers in 2006 as a leadoff man. Soriano is also second on that list, with 38 in 2002, and tied for third with 35 in 2003 (the others with 35 were Bobby Bonds in 1973 and Brady Anderson in 1996). (more...)
London ranked the most prosperous spot in the UK London ranked the most prosperous spot in the UK
- September 05, 2017

The third annual UK Prosperity Map produced by Barclays Wealth and Investments also rated Eastern England, Northern Ireland, the East Midlands, the South West, West Midlands and the North West as being more prosperous than Scotland. The East Midlands and South West saw the highest percentage growth in their millionaire population between 2015 and 2016 (11.1 per cent and 10.5 per cent respectively). (more...)
Man finds a 10-foot Gator in his Home near Houston! Man finds a 10-foot Gator in his Home near Houston!
- September 04, 2017

Jarred Pollard , from Wildnernex Wildlife Control, told ABC13 that it took 20 minutes to capture the gator. Social media has been awash with fake pictures of risky predators in the floodwaters around Houston following Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Manchester United sign midfielder Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol Manchester United sign midfielder Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol
- September 04, 2017

Manchester United have completed the signing of Spain youth global Arnau Puigmal . Although the Citizens are banned from signing youth players from fellow English clubs, they are still able to snap-up talent from around the world. As part of the structural changes, Butt was appointed Head of Academy last February, while United have also snared two influential City figures to help lead the charge in David Harrison and Lyndon Tomlinson, brought in to oversee academy recruitment . (more...)
Manchester United complete signing of Spain U18 global Arnau Puigmal Martinez Manchester United complete signing of Spain U18 global Arnau Puigmal Martinez
- September 04, 2017

United agreed a deal to take the Espanyol midfielder to Old Trafford in July, swapping the Spanish side's Cadete A ranks for United's academy in move that has now been given worldwide clearance. Former Paris Saint-Germain youngster Aliou Badara Traore penned a contract with the Premier League giants in June with 16-year-old Largie Ramazani arriving from Charlton Athletic . (more...)
Will provide best of opportunities to sportspersons: Rathore Will provide best of opportunities to sportspersons: Rathore
- September 04, 2017

The sports community in India is very happy over Rathore's induction in the Modi's cabinet as a sports minister. "The philosophy of this ministry would be " samman and suvidha ". Rathore, a Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker from Rajasthan, is the first sportsman to take charge of the sports ministry. Boxer Akhil Kumar said that Rathore would ensure good days for the Indian sports and the sportspersons. (more...)

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