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Chris Christie cradles nachos during faceoff with Cubs fan Chris Christie cradles nachos during faceoff with Cubs fan
- July 31, 2017

Christie, whose son works for the Milwaukee Brewers, turned around and got into Joseph's face. I called him a hypocrite because I thought it needed to be said. Christie was walking down the aisle, snack in hand, when he was razzed by a Cubs fan, according to footage tweeted by WISN . At an away game against the Phillies in April, a sea of fans mocked him by wearing plastic masks of his face. (more...)
Red Sox LHP Price may miss start with elbow issue Red Sox LHP Price may miss start with elbow issue
- July 31, 2017

The high-priced lefty told reporters Saturday that he plans to speak with Eckersley . Despite Eckersley's accomplishments and Hall of Fame credentials, Price seems to think that being part of the media is equivalent to serving in public relations for the team, "everybody on board". (more...)
F1 drivers Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenburg involved in on-air spat F1 drivers Kevin Magnussen and Nico Hulkenburg involved in on-air spat
- July 31, 2017

I respect Nico as a driver and as a human being but what happened there - you don't ask for a more severe penalty for somebody. When it comes to racing, he's just nasty", Autosport quoted Hulkenberg as telling NBC . Having seen that clash, Magnussen radioed to his team: "If you can do what Hulkenberg did to Romain, then it's going to be a dirty race". He said: "It's the right way to say it". (more...)
Kyle Busch gets first win of 2017 at Pocono
- July 31, 2017

The move meant Busch lost track position in the short term as Hamlin led the race thanks to his faster lap times on fresher tires while Busch was on older tires. Bell passed John Hunter Nemechek and held off Ben Rhodes over the final two laps to win for the fourth time this season. Busch and Truex crashed while racing for the lead, which led to an altercation between crew members. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger expects total commitment from Alexis even if deal unsigned
- July 31, 2017

Arsenal contract rebel Sanchez-who is in the previous year on his deal in north London-would require a massive transfer fee of his own to take away from the Emirates, although City have a lucrative wage ready and waiting. "Alexis has flu. I had a text yesterday. He's staying", Wenger said - but added that he could understand why people might be suspicious of Sanchez's social media post. (more...)
Hoffman holds lead in Canada as Power stays in touch
- July 31, 2017

Robert Garrigus pars a closing par 5 but he shoots a course-record-tying 10-under 62 to rocket 43 spots to a tie for third at 15 under. "You see the numbers that the guys are putting up and that's kind of what makes it more frustrating when you're sitting over par", DeLaet said. (more...)
Charles Kondogbia scores freaky 40-yard own goal against Chelsea, watch video Charles Kondogbia scores freaky 40-yard own goal against Chelsea, watch video
- July 31, 2017

The Belgian worldwide - who was often overlooked at Stamford Bridge last season - has been in fine form in pre-season, scoring twice against Arsenal and once in the 3-2 loss to Bayern Munich . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was sympathetic: "It can happen, can happen - this is football". The Blues have a little more than one week to prepare for their FA Community Shield matchup against Arsenal on August 6 at Wembley Stadium, while Inter will face Spanish sides Villarreal and Real Betis ... (more...)
Seahawks rookie Malik McDowell in vehicular accident Seahawks rookie Malik McDowell in vehicular accident
- July 31, 2017

The Seahawks also said they are respecting the McDowell's family wishes and not disclosing any more information at this time. The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that McDowell was in an ATV accident, and could miss the season. "We look forward to Malik's return to Seattle sand will update you with any changes". "It's challenging. He had extraordinarily high hopes to be here and be with us, and he's not able to". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: Sick Arsenal forward will return on Tuesday, says Arsene Wenger
- July 30, 2017

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects Alexis Sanchez to return to training on Tuesday after repeating his belief that the forward will stay at the club. "There is no development it is always the same. He is staying, of course", he said. "We have been in touch with him and his doctor". And Wenger insisted it will become more common for top players to allow their contracts to run down, with Jack Wilshere, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Santi Cazorla and Kieran Gibbs also in the final year of ... (more...)
Sanchez not for sale, insists Wenger
- July 30, 2017

Sanchez was supposed to return to pre-season training on Sunday but the forward took to Instagram to reveal he is sick, and now Arsene Wenger is expecting him back on Tuesday. "I had him on text yesterday", said Wenger. " If he decides to go, we'll wait for him with open arms at City ", Bravo told 24 Horas . "Players who have one year on their contract have to respect their contract and play out their contract". (more...)
India win Galle Test by 304 Runs India win Galle Test by 304 Runs
- July 30, 2017

For more than two and a half years, he had managed a solitary hundred. Sri Lanka is probably not the strongest Test side at the moment. On Saturday, he posted on Twitter the below message after Team India's win. He's been scoring lot of runs for us in the last few months. Eight wickets for India were enough to go one up in the series and shrug off the ghost of Galle . (more...)
Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal Geoffrey Kondogbia own goal
- July 30, 2017

Saturday's defeat was also a party spoiler as the match was used to launch Chelsea's new Nike away kit. "Your move, Gary Cahill". Roberto Gagliardini was the next to test Courtois and blazed narrowly wide as Batshuayi looked like Chelsea's biggest goal threat. (more...)
Steph Curry mocks LeBron - with Kyrie right there, eating it up Steph Curry mocks LeBron - with Kyrie right there, eating it up
- July 30, 2017

But it's impossible not to consider the context: Irving surprisingly has requested a trade from Cleveland to get out of James' shadow, a development that reportedly "blindsided" the King . Irving has reportedly been unhappy in Cleveland and has requested a trade, due in large part to being treated like a "child" by James as he struggles to escape from the National Basketball Association all-star's shadow, according to The Bleacher Report . (more...)
Pakistani President calls National Assembly session for interim PM election Pakistani President calls National Assembly session for interim PM election
- July 30, 2017

Shahbaz Sharif, who is 65 years old and the chief minister of big Punjab first need to be elected as the national assembly before he comes to lead the country. Opposition leader Imran Khan , who has spearheadead the push against Sharif, hailed the verdict as ushering in a new dawn for Pakistan. Sharif's two previous stints in power were also cut short, including by a military coup in 1999, but he returned from exile to win a resounding victory in general elections in 2013. (more...)
Xavier Rhodes agrees to five-year extension with Vikings Xavier Rhodes agrees to five-year extension with Vikings
- July 30, 2017

Terms were not disclosed but a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the extension is a six-year, $78.126 million deal and one of the largest ever given to a cornerback. The 2013 first-round pick is in the final year of his rookie deal, which will play him $8.026 million. Rhodes becomes the third-highest-paid cornerback in the National Football League in terms of per-year salary behind Trumaine Johnson and Josh Norman . (more...)
New England Patriots' Rob Ninkovich To Retire Today New England Patriots' Rob Ninkovich To Retire Today
- July 30, 2017

Before landing with the Patriots, Ninkovich was drafted by New Orleans out of Purdue University in the fifth round in 2006. While his career on the field has come to an end, Ninkovich said he is looking to make a splash in the media part of the National Football League, and hinted towards an interest in broadcasting. (more...)
South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test
- July 30, 2017

Australia great Shane Warne recently said England debutant Toby Roland-Jones will do well in Australian pitches. The 29-year-old, known as Tobias "The Destroyer" Roland-Jones, made his test debut against South Africa on July 27. In the fourth over of the second session, Morkel had Moeen Ali (16) caught behind which was initially not given but Faf du Plessis opted for a review to overturn the decision. (more...)
Kyle Edmund fails to reach first ATP final of career Kyle Edmund fails to reach first ATP final of career
- July 30, 2017

Edmund appeared to be helped by a 20-minute break in play, when one of the spectators required medical attention. Harrison won eight of the final nine points of the match, breaking Edmund to love at 4-4 and secured victory when the Brit drove a forehand wide. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Coy On Arsenal's Thomas Lemar Pursuit Arsene Wenger Coy On Arsenal's Thomas Lemar Pursuit
- July 30, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said that the Gunners "do not speak about how the negotiations go" when questioned on reports that AS Monaco attacker Thomas Lemar is nearing a move to the Emirates Stadium. "The difficulty is to bring top-level players in because you pay a huge amount of money for very normal players at the moment". Arsene Wenger has been showing signs of intent in the transfer market this summer, signing Alexandre Lacazette for a club-record fee of £46.5m, and he will ... (more...)
Vettel wins third practice session at Hungarian F1 GP Vettel wins third practice session at Hungarian F1 GP
- July 30, 2017

Of the rest, Williams driver Lance Stroll was 17th, ahead of Sauber's Pascal Wehrlein , the other Williams of Paul di Resta - the Briton only getting the call-up to stand-in for Felipe Massa after final practice this morning - and the second Sauber of Marcus Ericsson in positions 18 through to 20. (more...)
This is a new one for the Dodgers: 30-up on Giants This is a new one for the Dodgers: 30-up on Giants
- July 30, 2017

But attributing their financial status as the only reason for their success is ignorant, as the Dodgers have stuck to manageable deals, focused on their homegrown talent and under-the-radar talent, and pulled off a number of savvy, unheralded trades and free agent signings that have led them to where they are now. (more...)
A's to scratch Sonny Gray from start amid trade rumors A's to scratch Sonny Gray from start amid trade rumors
- July 30, 2017

Sonny Gray is one of the biggest names available on the trade market. In addition to Garcia, New York acquired third baseman Todd Frazier and relievers Tommy Kahnle and David Robertson from the Chicago White Sox last week. The Dodgers were also linked to this trade but now are more focused on Yu Darvish and even Sonny Gray . NY has already been active on the trade market. (more...)
England cricket stars travel by Tube to South Africa Test match England cricket stars travel by Tube to South Africa Test match
- July 30, 2017

Bavuma would reach a hard earned fifty, batting first with Morne Morkel who added a valuable 16 and then with the ill Vernon Philander who was not himself but nonetheless ended ten not out as South Africa reached 175 all out. The 32-year-old bowled just four overs on day two before he was rushed off to hospital as the stomach ailment that has bugged him all Test got worse. (more...)
Galatasaray Claim To Be In Marouane Fellaini Talks Galatasaray Claim To Be In Marouane Fellaini Talks
- July 30, 2017

Per the source, the Lions are yet to agree a transfer fee with Manchester United . The Serbia worldwide is understood to prefer a move to Manchester United and link up with Mourinho , his former at manager at Chelsea . " There will be surprises, we are in talks with Fellaini ". We have made an approach - we are close. " We need a player like Fellaini who can shuttle around in midfield ". (more...)
Katie Taylor absolutely stole the show in U.S. debut last night Katie Taylor absolutely stole the show in U.S. debut last night
- July 30, 2017

She added that she hopes to return to America for another fight in the future, including making an appearance at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick's Day. After three punishing rounds, Clarkson's corner had seen enough and threw in the towel to give Taylor a first stateside win. "There are things I definitely need to improve on but overall I thought it was a good performance". (more...)
Philander doubtful for day three
- July 30, 2017

South Africa-born and raised Jennings - England-qualified through his mother and residence - had launched his Test career with a century on debut against India in Mumbai in December. The only wicket to fall in the session was that of Alastair Cook , who was bowled by a beauty from Morne Morkel for 7, that straightened off the pitch and hit the top of off-stump. (more...)
BBCI: Australian surfer Mick Fanning in another shark scare BBCI: Australian surfer Mick Fanning in another shark scare
- July 30, 2017

Unlike last time when he was close enough to get into a boxing match, Fanning didn't catch a glimpse of the shark until he was recapping the action later, and it's safe to say he was impressed. they are big, big beasts". That's quite the risk, but surfers keep coming back for "long, fast barrels off an intense point break" that can last for almost 1,000 feet. (more...)
'Don't be worried': Mauricio Pochettino assures Tottenham fans on transfer activity 'Don't be worried': Mauricio Pochettino assures Tottenham fans on transfer activity
- July 30, 2017

Pochettino has already lost key right-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City this summer, and also had to respond to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expressing his admiration for Harry Kane . "At the moment, so far we know him best". - Dier moved to Tottenham Hotspur from Sporting Lisbon in 2014 following Mauricio Pochettino's appointment as new Spurs boss. (more...)
Trump Targets LGBT Americans Trump Targets LGBT Americans
- July 30, 2017

Trump's decision marks a setback for LGBT rights groups who have expressed concerns that the Trump administration could chip away at progress the community has seen in recent years on the backs of a series of landmark decisions in recent years that have included the legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide and a repeal of the ban on gay people openly serving in the military. (more...)
Mikey Garcia dominates Adrien Broner for unanimous triumph Mikey Garcia dominates Adrien Broner for unanimous triumph
- July 30, 2017

Broner took the punches well, often shaking his head dismissively in response, but the pantomime rang increasingly hollow as the rounds continued to pile up in Garcia's favor. Broner needed to show there's substance with his style. The broad strokes - settling at an ideal weight and his alleged maturation - are repetitive tropes when it comes to Adrien Broner . (more...)