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Aronian retains leader's spot after Sinquefield Cup draw with Svidler Aronian retains leader's spot after Sinquefield Cup draw with Svidler
- August 12, 2017

Aronian, Viswanathan Anand (India), and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France) have 5 points each. If all games end in draws on the last day, or if the three current leaders all win their games, there will be no playoff . Earlier in round five, the opening had served the Indian well against Fabiano Caruana when the American had lost after some mind boggling tactics. Anand was better but it was not an easy task to build on the advantage. (more...)
Guardiola: I'm so happy with this Man City squad Guardiola: I'm so happy with this Man City squad
- August 12, 2017

While City are intimidating opposition, Brighton will go into the game with the adrenalin of promotion still pumping through their veins. The Chilean didn't do so well. A player like Busquets is a necessity in Pep's side, and it's hard to count only on 34-year-old Yaya Touré for the entire season. Now, if a player like Richarlison turns out to be a superstar, Watford's cash will have been well spent. (more...)
A lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Town can barely believe his luck Premium A lifelong supporter of Huddersfield Town can barely believe his luck Premium
- August 12, 2017

The German has had an unbelievable impact on Huddersfield's fortunes since he arrived in November 2015 with ambition coursing through his veins. Hudson also won promotion to the Premier League with Crystal Palace and Cardiff City and played almost 500 games in his 18-year career. (more...)
Coburn sets women's steeplechase championships record at London worlds Coburn sets women's steeplechase championships record at London worlds
- August 12, 2017

Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands won in 22.05, followed by Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou in 22.08. Frerichs outdueled Kiyeng to finish a clear second in 9:03.77, an incredible 15.32 seconds faster than her previous best of 9:19.09, ahead of Kiyeng's 9:04.03. (more...)
Guardiola unmoved by Manchester City favourite tag Guardiola unmoved by Manchester City favourite tag
- August 12, 2017

The club had planned to move for Southampton and England left-back Ryan Bertrand before Dani Alves, who was expected to join on a free transfer to compete with Kyle Walker at right-back, chose PSG. "There's a huge gulf between the Championship and the top Premier League teams and having watched City in pre-season, they look like they are in the mood for a good start". (more...)
CONFIRMED: Coutinho HAS submitted Liverpool transfer request CONFIRMED: Coutinho HAS submitted Liverpool transfer request
- August 12, 2017

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is satisfied with his current defensive options and believes there are few centre backs in the transfer market who could improve his current squad ahead of the Premier League season. August will be a key month for Liverpool , as they face Arsenal in the Premier League as well as a two-legged Champions League qualifier against Hoffenheim , but Klopp is raring to go . (more...)
Kenan Thompson Impersonates LaVar Ball On SNL Kenan Thompson Impersonates LaVar Ball On SNL
- August 12, 2017

On Thursday, Kenan Thompson played Ball on Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update . And luckily for National Basketball Association fans, Thompson's version of Ball was spot-on, as he made some pretty wild claims to host Colin Jost about being eight feet tall, eating 100 turkeys on Thanksgiving and much more while wearing a (fake) Big Baller Brand shirt. (more...)
Lonzo Ball rocks BBB shoes to rookie photoshoot Lonzo Ball rocks BBB shoes to rookie photoshoot
- August 12, 2017

Ball would not be real without Big Baller Brand shoes on his feet. National Basketball Association 2K18 released a statement through Twitter that Lonzo Balls' Big Baller Brand shoe will indeed be included as part of the game's impressive sneaker library. (more...)
Jaguars release OT Branden Albert after attempted comeback Jaguars release OT Branden Albert after attempted comeback
- August 12, 2017

Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , the Jaguars officially released Albert four days after he reported to the team following a brief retirement. Albert retired July 31 after three training camp practices, but approached the Jaguars last week about coming out of retirement, but not necessarily to play for them. (more...)
Club Are Trying Best In Transfer Market - Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Club Are Trying Best In Transfer Market - Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte
- August 12, 2017

Here he picks his Premier League teams to beat, bolter to watch out for and the clubs set for relegation. Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho , has confirmed that the club is in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic over a return to Old Trafford . (more...)
Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills wide receiver, traded to Los Angeles Rams Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills wide receiver, traded to Los Angeles Rams
- August 12, 2017

After being selected with the fourth overall pick by the Bills in the 2014 draft, Watkins was a disappointment as he could never stay on the field. The shakeup continues an offseason overhaul under new coach Sean McDermott and GM Brandon Beane. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola 'so grateful' for Bernardo Silva deal Man City boss Guardiola 'so grateful' for Bernardo Silva deal
- August 12, 2017

Gundogan endured a hard first season at City due to injury, the 26-year-old missing the first four matches of the season due to a dislocated kneecap, and hasn't played since December due to a knee ligament problem. It was a good test for us. We can play good and we can win games. We create always more than the opponent'. "In the last three games we have scored ten goals against top teams and conceded just one. (more...)
Derek Jeter Is Going To Own The Miami Marlins Derek Jeter Is Going To Own The Miami Marlins
- August 12, 2017

The Sherman/Jeter group has about 16 investors and they have raised the money to purchase the team after months of seeking investors to meet Loria's asking price, the source said . Loria bought the Marlins for $158.5 million in 2002. Any sale will not become official until Major League Baseball officials vote on the sale. Jeter, 43, has long talked of his desire to own a team. (more...)
Brighton won't roll over for Man City, says Bruno Brighton won't roll over for Man City, says Bruno
- August 12, 2017

The 36-year-old also praised City manager and compatriot Pep Guardiola , who won 21 trophies in seven years while in charge of Barcelona and Bayern Munich before arriving at Man City ahead of last season . It looked to young South Americans. Both are creators, the ones who work in the shadows, who occupy the gap between the midfield and strikers, roaming the width of the pitch in the attacking third looking to prise openings for runners from deep, overlapping full-backs and strikers ... (more...)
Mourinho confirms Manchester United in talks with Ibrahimovic Mourinho confirms Manchester United in talks with Ibrahimovic
- August 12, 2017

Yet, a team featuring Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus up front and a sprinkle of attacking midfielders like Kevin De Bruyne , David Silva , new signing Bernardo Silva , Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling promises lots of goals this season. (more...)
Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat Guam posts 'in case of emergency' fact sheet after North Korea threat
- August 11, 2017

They would have a flight time of 17 minutes 45 seconds, travel 3,356.7 kilometres (around 2,086 miles) and come down 30 to 40 kilometres away from Guam, it said - which would put the impact points just outside USA territorial waters. Data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission released last week showed that currency speculators still held a large net short position in the yen during the week ended August 1, although somewhat smaller than the levels seen a couple of weeks earlier, ... (more...)
Brighton vs Manchester City 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions Brighton vs Manchester City 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
- August 11, 2017

March believes that the high transfer fees are a reflection of the quality in the league but says Brighton are not intimidated by bigger teams or anxious by the general consensus that they will be relegated after just one season. The group of players are going to stay here for a long time . Manchester CIty should score 3 goals themselves so I think this is quite a safe bet also. (more...)
Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games Olympics: LA approves host city contract for 2028 Games
- August 11, 2017

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the podium as he announces a deal has been reached with the International Olympic Committee to host the 2028 Summer Olympics . "Together with the united support of the City Council and the people of Los Angeles, we will deliver the greatest Games possible in 2028". " My top priorities in this process are to protect Los Angeles taxpayers and create new opportunities for young Angelenos to play sports, and be healthy ", Garcetti said. (more...)
Coutinho may or may not have handed in transfer request
- August 11, 2017

The infamous " Sky Sources" state that Coutinho has asked to leave Liverpool amid interest from Barcelona . Glass half full: Liverpool have spent wisely in what has become a insane transfer market this summer. Jurgen Klopp wants the squad to stay together for now so that they can have few dilemmas to make hard decisions for in the course of this season. (more...)
Kenya's opposition rejects verdict that presidential election was fair Kenya's opposition rejects verdict that presidential election was fair
- August 11, 2017

In marked contrast to Mr. Kenyatta's silence on social media, Mr. Odinga has tweeted repeatedly, claiming the election is a fraud perpetuated by Mr. What is happening is that people just want to see justice. Peaceful elections in East Africa's largest economy would help provide stability to the region. (more...)
What Analysts Think of Washington Prime Group Inc Cmn (WPG)?
- August 11, 2017

The return on equity (ROE), also known as return on investment (ROI), is the best measure of the return, since it is the product of the operating performance, asset turnover, and debt-equity management of the firm. WPG generated revenue of $209 Million in the same quarter, one year ago. It last trading capacity has been watched at 3.66 million shares and 2.76 million shares are explored as seeing the average capacity of last three months trading period. (more...)
Roger Federer comes from behind to beat David Ferrer Roger Federer comes from behind to beat David Ferrer
- August 11, 2017

Ferrer capitalised by winning the first set to end Federer's streak of 32 consecutive sets won, a record that dates back to his defeat by Tommy Haas at the Stuttgart Open on June 14. Things started to come together for the Swiss midway through the second set, however he was still forced to save two break points when serving at 5-4, before drawing level at a set apiece. (more...)
Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season
- August 11, 2017

City has spent about 200 million pounds ($260 million) this offseason, mostly on full backs Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy and Danilo, to follow on from about 170 million ($207 million) last summer. "We have spent, yes, but all the teams - with the exception of Tottenham - have spent", Guardiola said. "I think that Pep obviously recognised - and it does help if you have money in the bank to go and get those players - but he went to get exactly the players that he needed. (more...)
Favre to Rodgers: Favre to Rodgers: "Why Stop at 40?"
- August 11, 2017

Aaron Rodgers posted on his Instagram page Thursday that he would give out four tickets to whoever could go to his favorite restaurant in the area and name his favorite character on Game of Thrones . You know, I mean he moves around as well as anyone in the game right now. That's big. The less you're hit - Tom Brady's a different player, but they protect him well enough. (more...)
Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request At Liverpool
- August 11, 2017

James Milner is another potential option in the centre with summer signing Andrew Robertson competing for a debut at left-back and the recently-rejuvenated Alberto Moreno also battling for a start. Henderson was not deemed fit enough to play in Liverpool's final pre-season friendly against Athletic Bilbao in Dublin last weekend due to illness but Klopp said his skipper "has looked good in all the sessions" and is available to face Watford . (more...)
AC Milan in fresh assault on Nikola Kalinic AC Milan in fresh assault on Nikola Kalinic
- August 11, 2017

According to Mediaset Premium, the Rossoneri have acknowledged the other targets are simply not available and turning their focus back towards Kalinic. And Kalinic is one of the players who are being followed by the Toffees and it has been claimed that Everton are prepared to slap in a bid worth €25m this summer. (more...)
Pep Guardiola - Manchester City squad won't need big changes in future
- August 11, 2017

But it's not a party for us and we need to win". Gundogan spent his summer working overtime alongside the club's medical staff on the one available pitch at City's Football Academy in a bid to return. "It's going to be a challenge for everybody but we'll take it in our stride, compete and we'll surprise a few people", March told The Times newspaper. (more...)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc
- August 11, 2017

OLD National Bancorp IN raised its position in Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers by 68.4% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Equities research analysts at National Bank Financial lowered their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Ritchie Bros. (more...)
Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola
- August 11, 2017

Gundogan had made 16 appearances in all competitions for City following a £24m move from Borussia Dortmund last summer before he was struck down with his knee issue. The Blues boss believes the Portugal star has an innate understanding of the game - and says his insatiable appetite for football is something he admires. (more...)
Redskins LB Trent Murphy out for entire 2017 National Football League season Redskins LB Trent Murphy out for entire 2017 National Football League season
- August 11, 2017

He fell and twisted his knee awkwardly, and spent several minutes on his back on the turf with trainers looking at his left leg. Murphy walked off with a limp, aided by two trainers. Now, he'll miss the entire season after suffering a torn ACL in last night's preseason opener. A full-time starter previous year, Smith saw his pass-rushing productivity decline. (more...)