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Nadal thrashes teen to reach US Open semis Nadal thrashes teen to reach US Open semis
- September 07, 2017

Sevastova, trying to reach her first major semifinal, received treatment from a trainer late in the first set for a problem with her upper right leg, but she said that was not an issue the rest of the way. Open Grandstand was mostly filled with del Potro supporters. The No. 20 seed Vandeweghe leads 7-6 (7-4). Keys faces 418th-ranked qualifier Kaia Kanepi . (more...)
This is officially the UK's 'ugliest building' of 2017 This is officially the UK's 'ugliest building' of 2017
- September 07, 2017

It makes me want to cringe physically. So much so, that they labeled the project as "a crass assault on all the senses from the moment of leaving Victoria tube station". The victor was selected by a panel of judges including Building Design editor Thomas Lane, chair of the Academy of Urbanism David Rudlin, and Catherine Croft, director of the heritage organisation Twentieth Century Society. (more...)
Argentina World Cup hopes in balance after 1-1 draw with Venezuela Argentina World Cup hopes in balance after 1-1 draw with Venezuela
- September 07, 2017

The next seven teams are separated by only seven points going into next month's last two matches. A win there will put it in a playoff against the fourth-place team in the North American region. "We will fight, we will make the greatest effort possible, we believe that we have the ability to compete with the best and we will try to obtain the results that allow us to qualify", said Pizzi. (more...)
Dolphins-Buccaneers rescheduled over Hurricane Irma threat
- September 07, 2017

If the Buccaneers and Dolphins are unable to find a neutral-site location for their game this weekend, the two teams both have a bye in Week 11 and could make it up at that point. "All we can do is get prepared for this game, and when it comes, it comes". Families of Marlins players have been invited on the trip, so they wouldn't have to ride out what could be a devastating storm at home. (more...)
Mayor Turner calling for mandatory evacuations in west Houston Mayor Turner calling for mandatory evacuations in west Houston
- September 07, 2017

Brown Convention Center in Houston Sunday, after being forced out of their homes due to Harvey, according to Turner, who said that rapid fix housing is among the city's immediate needs. "The water system is safe", he told CBS. Floodwaters also have inundated at least five toxic waste Superfund sites near Houston and some may be damaged, though Environmental Protection Agency officials have yet to assess the full extent of what occurred. (more...)
Carl Frampton confirms Jamie Moore as new trainer Carl Frampton confirms Jamie Moore as new trainer
- September 07, 2017

Moore, who also now works with the likes of Rocky Fielding and Tommy Coyle, picked up British, Commonwealth and European super-welterweight honours during his fighting days . In January however, Frampton suffered his first professional defeat in a rematch against Santa Cruz. "I don't know if he likes me but we don't have to be friends". (more...)
Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways Toronto cashes in on Porcello's HR tendencies — Blue Jays Takeaways
- September 07, 2017

Porcello's rough start came on the heels of Pomeranz allowing four runs (two home runs) in 5 1/3 innings in a 5-1 loss to the Yankees on Saturday, and Sale allowing three runs on seven hits ( three home runs) in 4 1/3 innings in a 9-2 loss Sunday. (more...)
Ray Lewis: Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend's Tweet Cost Him Ravens Job Ray Lewis: Colin Kaepernick's Girlfriend's Tweet Cost Him Ravens Job
- September 07, 2017

However, the two-time Super Bowl champ said the deal never happened and apparently Diab's tweet comparing Lewis and Bisciotti to Samuel L. Jackson's house slave character and Leonardo DiCaprio's vicious slave master character in " Django Unchained " is to blame. (more...)
Ex-Sutton Utd goalkeeper from 'Pie-Gate' incident against Arsenal banned Ex-Sutton Utd goalkeeper from 'Pie-Gate' incident against Arsenal banned
- September 07, 2017

Former Sutton goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has been fined £375 (NZ$679) and suspended for two months by the Football Association for betting-related offences. "Hopefully this will be the end of it". Yesterday an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing found him guilty of the breach but as Shaw had feared a lifetime ban, he said he was looking forward to possibly falling back in love with football. (more...)
Del Potro turns back clock Del Potro turns back clock
- September 07, 2017

It looked as though del Potro's sudden rally had caught Thiem off guard, but Thiem insisted he had expected it. On his second set point, he hammered a return of a first serve that came in at 86 miles per hour and broke to force a fifth, then engaged in a muted celebration by merely shaking his right fist. (more...)
PSG president Al-Khelaifi unconcerned by FFP investigation
- September 07, 2017

Kylian Mbappe is a young man in a big hurry who wants to "win everything" with Paris Saint-Germain. This was a real option for me. The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has officially condemned claims made by La Liga president Javier Tebas who suggested Paris Saint-Germain are "laughing at the system" and Neymar has "peed from the diving board" into the swimming pool of Spanish football. (more...)
Houston Rockets selling for National Basketball Association record $2.2B Houston Rockets selling for National Basketball Association record $2.2B
- September 07, 2017

The sale must still be approved by the NBA's Board of Governors. Considering the business acquisition as a life-long dream, Fertitta said he is honored to have been chosen as the next owner of the Rockets franchise. He has also made money in casinos, is widely credited with the recent success of the University of Houston's athletics program as the chairman of its board of regents, and is also a host of CNBC's "Billion Dollar Buyer", which was recently renewed for a second season. (more...)
Sound Off: Can Oklahoma revenge last season's Ohio State loss? Sound Off: Can Oklahoma revenge last season's Ohio State loss?
- September 07, 2017

Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.in Columbus, Ohio . That number represents the victory margin by which Ohio State defeated the Sooners last season and a deep dagger to the pride of OU football players. But Campbell, whose six catches in Ohio State's opening win at in included a 74-yard touchdown, also acknowledges that players know when the stage is bigger. (more...)
Shares in BB&T Corporation (BBT) Acquired by Capital Analysts LLC
- September 07, 2017

Given the stock's recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company's recent data. The stock of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, April 5. It is important to consider the moving averages of a downtrending security. BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 20th. (more...)
Justin Houston has a simple strategy for dealing with Tom Brady Justin Houston has a simple strategy for dealing with Tom Brady
- September 07, 2017

The betting odds favor New England at home by 8.5 points, and the over/under is 48, via OddsShark . When a team has a QB with that type of resume, you can't help but pick them again this year. "To acquire Dorsett", he deadpanned. Yes, of course he has to stay clean, but he apparently has been already for a year and he seems to get it, as he is saying and doing all the right things and there is no question about his talent. (more...)
Kenya's Odinga: No election rerun without 'guarantees' Kenya's Odinga: No election rerun without 'guarantees'
- September 07, 2017

The announcement followed the country's Supreme Court overturning the result of last month's poll which secured incumbent President Uhuru Kenyata a second term in office. While Kenyatta pledged to lead a strong campaign to win the new elections, Odinga called for the election commission to be replaced and brought to trial, in light of the Supreme Court ruling. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Miami-Arkansas State game canceled; AD releases statement Hurricane Irma: Miami-Arkansas State game canceled; AD releases statement
- September 07, 2017

The Marlins will be leaving Miami after Wednesday night's game against the Washington Nationals for a seven-game road trip to Atlanta and Philadelphia. There, Miami was to play DE on Friday and Temple on Saturday. "However, we made the collective decision that we simply can not put our student-athletes, coaches and staff in danger travelling to and from contests". (more...)
Phil Mickelson, Charley Hoffman added to US Presidents Cup team Phil Mickelson, Charley Hoffman added to US Presidents Cup team
- September 07, 2017

After a slew of disappointing results, including missed cuts at the last two majors, Mickelson's Presidents Cup streak was put in jeopardy with Stricker saying the 47-year-old American needed to "show me something" to earn a captain's pick. (more...)
Red Sox Reportedly Stole Yankees' Signs With Help Of An Apple Watch Red Sox Reportedly Stole Yankees' Signs With Help Of An Apple Watch
- September 07, 2017

The existing rule stipulates no electronic devices are allowed in dugouts aside from league-issued iPads that have limitations, including not being capable of connecting to the internet. But the Boston Red Sox might have gone too far. Dombrowski said it was the first time a team he'd worked for had been formally accused of stealing signs. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott's suspension upheld; Can still play Sunday Ezekiel Elliott's suspension upheld; Can still play Sunday
- September 07, 2017

Despite the suspension being upheld, there is a good chance Zeke could play the entire season without serving the suspension. An incident on March 11th was also detailed in Elliott's eventual letter from the league explaining the initial six-game suspension. (more...)
(NSC) With Shares Trading up at $121.89 Norfolk Southern Foundation supports… (NSC) With Shares Trading up at $121.89 Norfolk Southern Foundation supports…
- September 07, 2017

It has outperformed by 24.08% the S&P500. Caxton Associates Lp decreased Norfolk Southern Corp ( NSC ) stake by 37.5% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.56% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.75%. Blackrock Grp invested in 60,378 shares. (more...)
Tycoon announces rebel Indo-Pacific competition Tycoon announces rebel Indo-Pacific competition
- September 07, 2017

Rugby bodies in Asia are interested in billionaire Western Force backer Andrew Forrest's planned rebel competition. "It will involve key countries across the Indo-Pacific region who have approached us or who have publicly stated their deep conviction to rugby if they could be included in an Indo-Pacific arena", he said in Perth. (more...)
III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday III Apparel Group, LTD. (NASDAQ:GIII) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
- September 07, 2017

FY2018 Guidance: Net sales: ~$2.8B; D&A: $40M; Interest and financing charges, net: $44.4M; Income tax expense: $32M to $36M; Net income: $56M to $60M; Diluted EPS: $1.11 to $1.21; Adjusted net income: ~$64M to $69M; Adjusted EPS: $1.28 to $1.38; Adjusted EBITDA: $180M to $188M. (more...)
Brewers let another opportunity slip away against Reds Brewers let another opportunity slip away against Reds
- September 07, 2017

The Brewers remained 3 ½ games behind the Cubs in the NL Central. After doing nothing against Stephenson over the first three innings, the Brewers had a huge opportunity to do damage in the fourth when Neil Walker walked, Ryan Braun singled to right and Travis Shaw drew a four-pitch walk to load the bases with no outs. (more...)
No. 1 pick Myles Garrett injures ankle, status for opener in doubt No. 1 pick Myles Garrett injures ankle, status for opener in doubt
- September 07, 2017

Cleveland's rookie defensive end, who has lived up to enormous expectations as the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Football League draft, sustained an ankle injury Wednesday, leaving his status for Sunday's opener against Pittsburgh in doubt. (more...)
Wayne Rooney's marriage is reportedly on the rocks Wayne Rooney's marriage is reportedly on the rocks
- September 07, 2017

Elton John also got in on the back to school action posting a very cute photo of his little boys Elijah and Zachary in their matching blazers and adorable caps. She said: " Would love to meet all these so called friends of mine who know me so well ". She then tweeted a follow-up message, clarifying: 'I was being sarcastic towards all these great sources the press have...who I have probably never met in my life! Wayne was released on bail after his arrest and is due to appear in court ... (more...)
Denny Hamlin Penalized Following Darlington Victory Denny Hamlin Penalized Following Darlington Victory
- September 07, 2017

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver will remain the victor of record for both races, however he will not receive the five bonus points earned for winning the Cup race that can be used in the championship playoffs. Now back to the Cup Series, and to the 88 team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Other penalties from the weekend also include a rear suspension infraction on the No. (more...)
Manchester City could sign Alexis Sanchez for just £20million in January Manchester City could sign Alexis Sanchez for just £20million in January
- September 07, 2017

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the January transfer window must be scrapped as it leads unsettled players to focus on their next move rather than playing for their clubs. If Sanchez joins City in January, Guardiola will have a plethora of options in attack which now also includes summer signing Bernardo Silva . Wenger said that having a single annual transfer window at the end of the season would ensure complete focus from players during the campaign and restore the decency of ... (more...)
John Barnes predicts 2017-18 Premier League top four John Barnes predicts 2017-18 Premier League top four
- September 06, 2017

The Italian newspaper make that very clear, explaining that when Napoli started negotiating for the 20-year-old's arrival, basically wrapping up the deal back in less than a week in February, two clubs were after him: Roma and the Premier League club. (more...)
Israeli president hails Munich massacre memorial after 45-year wait Israeli president hails Munich massacre memorial after 45-year wait
- 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. She accused German officials of arrogance and of trying to cover up any incompetency. He said the 1972 Munich Olympics, dubbed "the cheerful games" as the first in the country since the Nazis hosted the 1936 games in Berlin, "turned into an Olympiad of blood". (more...)