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European success helps Manchester United post record revenues European success helps Manchester United post record revenues
- September 22, 2017

Premier League clubs expect digital giants such as Amazon and Facebook to bid for streaming rights in next year's auction, Ed Woodward , the Manchester United executive vice-chairman, has revealed. Nevertheless, United turned in a $A67.2 million pre-tax profit, with net debt reduced by $A81.95 million (18.3 per cent) to $A365.3 million. It was noted, however, that the gross USA dollar debt principal remained unchanged. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. says ankle is 'straight,' admits it's not 100 percent Odell Beckham Jr. says ankle is 'straight,' admits it's not 100 percent
- September 22, 2017

A hostile crowd at the Linc awaits them. Vaitai said being shown the proper technique wasn't enough, he needed live work to get comfortable. The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off a loss in Week 2 of the season. "It's our job to keep him from being a game-changing factor. It's not going to be one guy that'll do it". That leaves Sproles and Smallwood to shoulder the majority of the rushing load, if Pederson actually decides to run the ball more than 20 percent of the team's snaps. (more...)
Clemson kicker Greg Huegel out for the season with a torn ACL Clemson kicker Greg Huegel out for the season with a torn ACL
- September 22, 2017

Given the thin margins that College Football Playoff teams have nowadays, the loss of Huegel figures to be a big one for Dabo Swinney and company going forward. Huegel, now a redshirt junior, has been the starter ever since and connected on 43-of-55 field goal tries in his career. But Swinney says Spence looked good during August practice making a 51-yard field goal in a scrimmage. (more...)
Ex-Barca man: Neymar left because he was behind Messi Ex-Barca man: Neymar left because he was behind Messi
- September 22, 2017

Despite losing Ousmane Dembele, Barcelona played well, allowing Messi to overtake the 300 goals mark for his club at the Camp Nou. Bartomeu has publicly insisted on more than one occasion however that Barcelona fans should have nothing to fear and in September, claimed Messi's father had already signed a "triple" contract on his son's behalf with a stunning release clause worth €300m (£264m, $358m). (more...)
Lakers Sell Jersey Sponsorship To Wish For $12M-$14M Per Season Lakers Sell Jersey Sponsorship To Wish For $12M-$14M Per Season
- September 22, 2017

According to Sports Business Daily , the deal is worth $12-14 million per year for the next three seasons. The Wish logo will also be on the team's G-League South Bay Lakers franchise. Here's how the patch will look on the Lakers' various jerseys. Now 17 of the 30 National Basketball Association teams have secured jersey patch sponsorships with only weeks prior to the preseason, when the jerseys are set to debut. (more...)
Brathwaite cleared to bowl in global cricket Brathwaite cleared to bowl in global cricket
- September 22, 2017

Sri Lanka on Tuesday appointed former Test player Graeme Labrooy as the chief selector, days before a two-Test series kicks off in the UAE against Pakistan . The final Twenty20 is scheduled for Lahore in Pakistan , where Sri Lanka's team bus came under a terrorist attack in 2009. "If we feel there is a security threat, we will not send the team". (more...)
Early Injury: Welbeck injury blow for Arsenal Early Injury: Welbeck injury blow for Arsenal
- September 22, 2017

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Danny Welbeck will definitely be sidelined until after the October global break, although remains uncertain exactly how much time the Arsenal forward will miss as he prepares to undergo another scan on Tuesday (19 September). (more...)
Did Nebraska make the right move firing Shawn Eichorst? Did Nebraska make the right move firing Shawn Eichorst?
- September 22, 2017

Eichorst, who was hired in October 2012, has about $1.7 million remaining on his contract that runs through June 2019. Bounds said he expected the Huskers "to compete Saturday regardless of where we are in the discussions". He expects the new hire to utilize the university's resources and to help coaches. When Pedersen was sacked mid-season in 2007, Chancellor Harvey Perlman turned to Husker football coaching legend Tom Osborne to step in as interim athletic director - likely the only man ... (more...)
Ridiculous to put top-four pressure on Everton, says Ronald Koeman
- September 22, 2017

The Toffees were handed a very tough start to the Premier League season and they now sit 18th, having already played Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester United. Koeman insisted he remains "one person in football with a lot of ambition", though, and there was effusive praise for one of those youngsters - developing striker Calvert-Lewin. (more...)
ESPN host mocks sports analytics in epic rant about Giants offensive line ESPN host mocks sports analytics in epic rant about Giants offensive line
- September 22, 2017

Kay's face throughout this rant was also priceless. Finally, after almost two minutes the rant was finished and Michael Kay calmly turned to a caller. The stat is calculated using the Pythagorean Formula, but don't tell that to La Greca, who went on an epic rant against fans and "accountants" who use the "Pythagorean Theorem". (more...)
Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping's UFC Reign 'Worst in History' Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping's UFC Reign 'Worst in History'
- September 22, 2017

Though with Bisping, 38, recently stating that, win or lose, he may retire after the fight and St-Pierre, 36, fighting for the first time in almost four years in a new division, Whittaker's next opponent remains unclear. I'm going to beat Georges and I'll retire as a champion, maybe. It may or may not be. I'm just trying to think smartly here, because you can't do it forever. (more...)
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott: 'No excuse' for lack of effort
- September 22, 2017

ET each Thursday! Following their week two loss to the Denver Broncos , the Dallas Cowboys travel to Arizona for a Monday night showdown with the 1-1 Cardinals. were on hand filming scenes for the hit 1993 film. "It's definitely not the type of player I am". Lions quarterback, Matt Stafford put up a ton of points against the Cardinals basically without a productive running attack. (more...)
Aguero back from brink to become Manchester City icon
- September 22, 2017

Manchester United and Chelsea are now under threat of legal action from the Equality and Human Rights Commission but Crystal Palace , Everton , Newcastle United and Watford were part of the pledge in 2015 and remain below the recommendations for wheelchair space. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Real Betis 2017 live stream Real Madrid vs. Real Betis 2017 live stream
- September 22, 2017

The host finally started to look the more unsafe of the teams approaching the half-hour mark, a powerful Ronaldo drive forcing Betis goalkeeper Antonio Adan into a low save. "We created the chances, but we just missed the goal". The Blancos faithful often resort to turning on their own players during their struggles, with Gareth Bale and even Cristiano Ronaldo having been the subject of regular jeering over the past couple of seasons. (more...)
Zidane: Real Madrid contract renewal is done Zidane: Real Madrid contract renewal is done
- September 22, 2017

The ex-Tottenham forward hasn't been in the good books of the Real Madrid faithful for some time now, with injuries keeping the Welshman from producing the kind of football that saw him score key goals in the Champions League and against fierce rivals Barcelona. (more...)
Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez
- September 21, 2017

Boston University officials say Hernandez also had early brain atrophy and perforations in a central membrane. Aaron Hernandez , the former New England Patriots tight end who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, was found to have one of the most severe forms of C.T.E., the degenerative brain disease linked to repeated head trauma that has been found in more than 100 former N.F.L. (more...)
New England Patriots offensive line has to step up in week 3 New England Patriots offensive line has to step up in week 3
- September 21, 2017

Brady is 7-1 lifetime against the Texans (including playoffs). Now, to be fair, the Houston Texans in 2003 weren't the same Houston Texans that have been around the last few seasons. "I have an vast amount of respect for what they've been able to accomplish, what Tom has been able to accomplish in his time in this league", Watt said. (more...)
West Ham United drawn against Tottenham Hotspur in Carabao Cup West Ham United drawn against Tottenham Hotspur in Carabao Cup
- September 21, 2017

West Ham have emerged victorious thrice in Spurs' last 4 league visits, and could once again draw on the strength of their home support to grab all 3 points by weekend as they look to further steer clear away from the drop zone. Since then, we've drawn blanks against Hull City , Middlesbrough , Sheffield United, Ipswich Town and, of course, West Ham. West Ham won 1-0, ending Spurs' title hopes. (more...)
Packers bringing back Ricky Jean Francois Packers bringing back Ricky Jean Francois
- September 21, 2017

The roster move will become official on Thursday, when the Packers have to open up a spot on their roster for Jean Francois. The Packers had only three healthy bodies - Kenny Clark, Dean Lowry and Quinton Dial - along the defensive line, not including rookie Montravius Adams , who still hasn't made his National Football League debut. (more...)
I've got the wood on Warner: Kuldeep Yadav
- September 21, 2017

However, Indian spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was not impressed by the Smith's comment and refuted the Aussie skipper's remarks that two new balls was a plus for the hosts. It was a good experience for me, especially with someone like PC [Chawla] bhai , who was also with me during the Ranji Trophy. "If you dismiss the No. (more...)
Charles Barkley slams the National Basketball Association, praises Dirk Charles Barkley slams the National Basketball Association, praises Dirk
- September 21, 2017

Barkley continued, saying he thinks it's a "travesty" that the National Basketball Association did not force its players to play in back-to-back games, given the size of their salaries. Barkley added, "The private jets and four-star hotels aren't enough". His tone then became serious as he expressed his disappointment with the league. (more...)
15000 buildings need quake retrofitting in Los Angeles 15000 buildings need quake retrofitting in Los Angeles
- September 21, 2017

The bulk of the buildings are called " soft story structures". These apartments, which feature flimsy first floors that often serve as parking spaces, became popular after World War II as Los Angeles was spreading north into the Valley and west toward the ocean. (more...)
Jets CEO backs coach Bowles, GM Maccagnan, denies tanking in progress Jets CEO backs coach Bowles, GM Maccagnan, denies tanking in progress
- September 21, 2017

No matter how ugly the play on the field gets over the next few months, this owner is staying in his lane. Are we getting better? I don't think that you can say that about Christian. Christopher Johnson said that Woody was not consulted earlier this month when the team chose to trade former Pro Bowl pass rusher Sheldon Richardson to Seattle for a second round pick. (more...)
Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, other players ask NFL to support racial equality effort Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, other players ask NFL to support racial equality effort
- September 21, 2017

The NBA's response to player activism came in stark contrast to the NFL's handling of similar issues, as players have launched numerous protests and spoken out against social and racial inequality, only to find themselves seemingly on an island rather than garnering support from the league. (more...)
Darden: Analysts' Recommendations before Its Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings Darden: Analysts' Recommendations before Its Fiscal 1Q18 Earnings
- September 21, 2017

The stock declined 0.74% or $0.62 reaching $83.18 on the news. Rhumbline Advisers acquired 11,469 shares as Darden Restaurants Inc Com ( DRI)'s stock rose 13.33%. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 802,946 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Nomura Asset Limited invested in 47,144 shares. Clinton Grp Inc owns 59,412 shares. (more...)
WBI Investments Purchases 31498 Company Stocks In Analog Devices,
- September 21, 2017

Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 234,481 shares of the company's stock, valued at $19,579,163.50. BlackRock Inc. now owns 23,045,295 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $1,888,562,000 after purchasing an additional 22,366,040 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits Manchester City beat Arsenal to Gareth Barry signing Arsene Wenger admits Manchester City beat Arsenal to Gareth Barry signing
- September 21, 2017

Barry, 36, will break the all-time Premier League appearance record if he plays against Arsenal for West Brom on Monday. Arsenal must take heed of this and be ready for a tough test at the Emirates on Monday night or we could be right back in the middle of a crisis. (more...)
Packers LB Perry to have surgery on hand Packers LB Perry to have surgery on hand
- September 21, 2017

Of the players listed, wide receiver Jordy Nelson and linebacker Ahmad Brooks returned to practice Wednesday, while linebacker Nick Perry was placed on injured reserve and is scheduled to have hand surgery soon. "So his role will definitely be bigger this week". "We weren't fundamentally technically sound as good as we could have been in run defense", McCarthy said. (more...)
Potential Potential "new hope" for Michael Schumacher at specialist clinic in the US
- September 21, 2017

Schumacher owns a ranch in Dallas, Texas, and a specialist brain doctor nearby might be able to help improve his condition. But a German magazine reveals that he could try a new therapy in the USA. His manager Sabine Kehm responded to requests for a comment on the latest story, saying: " Michael's health is not a public issue , and therefore we will not comment on it". (more...)
Boxing Star Andre Ward Announces Retirement Boxing Star Andre Ward Announces Retirement
- September 21, 2017

While Ward (32-0, 16 KOs) is forgoing millions of dollars of future earnings, he's retiring at the top of his game and on his terms. "First Take" host and boxing aficionado Max Kellerman put Ward, an Olympic gold medalist in 2004, in a rare category of fighters who chose to go out on top, a group that includes Rocky Marciano, Floyd Mayweather, Lennox Lewis and Gene Tunney. (more...)

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