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Series opener between the Nationals and Giants is rained out Series opener between the Nationals and Giants is rained out
- August 12, 2017

The second game is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. PDT. Chris Stratton, who was supposed to pitch Friday, will start Saturday night. But at about 6:40 p.m., the ground crew rolled the Skittles-themed tarp onto the field and the scoreboard told fans that inclement weather was on the way. (more...)
WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener
- August 12, 2017

Smith was making his Giants debut and his first National Football League appearance since suffering a season-ending ACL injury a year ago for the Jets. "It was just one of those things where coach [Ben McAdoo] always talks about not making a bad play worse", Smith said. That's what I was trying to do was be my best on every single occasion. (more...)
Tigers' Ian Kinsler Claimed Off Waivers Tigers' Ian Kinsler Claimed Off Waivers
- August 12, 2017

UPDATE (08.11.17): Unlike Justin Verlander , who was placed on and eventually cleared through waivers , the same can not be said for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler . ■Revoke his name from the waiver wire. On Wednesday, news broke that yet another Tiger has been placed on revocable waivers. Kinsler can use that power to block a waiver claim as well as a trade. (more...)
Real Madrid 2-1 Manchester United — Highlights and Interviews
- August 12, 2017

In typical fashion the United manager questioned some decisions made by the referee during the match, yet believes this performance will provide a positive foundation for the beginning of the Premier League season. United fans will also be watching with great interest, as incoming signings Romelu Lukaku , Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic will all be pushing to be in the starting eleven for their competitive debuts. (more...)
The English Premier League Top Six: Stating Their Case for the Title The English Premier League Top Six: Stating Their Case for the Title
- August 12, 2017

Leicester showed some of the form that won them the title in 2016 and helped stave off relegation last term but in the end they were undone by canny France worldwide Giroud who has been linked with a move away from Arsenal all summer. (more...)
Wenger hails Arsenal match-winner Giroud
- August 12, 2017

Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. But undaunted Arsenal called in the reserves. The north London side came from behind twice to beat Craig Shakespeare's side thanks to dramatic late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud . (more...)
Watford vs Liverpool Live Stream Commentary Score of Premier League 2017-18 Watford vs Liverpool Live Stream Commentary Score of Premier League 2017-18
- August 12, 2017

Are we right for all six of us to predict Pep Guardiola's Manchester City to win the title this season? Troy Deeney is a doubt ahead of Watford's clash with Liverpool . The publication believes Juventus could revive their interest in Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi, who has won four Ligue 1 titles with the French giants and is also an established France worldwide. (more...)
Gervonta Davis Says McGregor's Confidence May Serve Him Well Against Mayweather Gervonta Davis Says McGregor's Confidence May Serve Him Well Against Mayweather
- August 12, 2017

Mayweather - McGregor will be hosted by the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. "You want to know what they like to eat, what they're doing when they're not in camp", said the undefeated 40-year-old. "It's obvious I'm slipping a little bit to even let a fighter like that go the distance with me". American Gervonta Davis (18-0-0, 17 KOs) faces off Costa Rican Francisco Fonseca (19-0-1, 13 KOs) in defense of the IBF junior lightweight title. (more...)
Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener
- August 12, 2017

According to the British media reports, City have spent over 200 million pounds ($259.62 million) on full-backs Benjamin Mendy , Kyle Walker and Danilo , goalkeeper Ederson and midfielder Bernardo Silva . I think we have addressed the defensive issues that we had last season and the players Guardiola has brought in are strong and fast. Finally Kevin Kilbane reckons: "If you look at it from a negative point of view then, defensively, City might be a little wide open at times but it ... (more...)
Guardiola: City Spending Cannot Be Sustained
- August 12, 2017

The Premier League season is back and for me I can't see past Chelsea . "Six players were out of contract". "The last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full backs". "The group of players this season are going to stay here for a long time". To assess the other teams is not important for us. "The prime error was an unbending emphasis on attack that meant Guardiola expected all opposition to be snuffed out via ball retention and the notion City should score more no matter ... (more...)
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola makes Sergio Busquets enquiry Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola makes Sergio Busquets enquiry
- August 12, 2017

Pep Guardiola has made a number of signings during his time as the Manchester City boss, and has been busy this summer as well , making improvements to his squad. With Tevez's much anticipated return to Old Trafford adding extra spice, his former strike partner Rooney opened the scoring early on before Gareth Barry equalised and two goals apiece for Darren Fletcher and City's Craig Bellamy had the score locked at 3-3. (more...)
Liverpool confirm 'no offers will be considered' for Coutinho Liverpool confirm 'no offers will be considered' for Coutinho
- August 12, 2017

Asked if Coutinho would be involved on Saturday, Klopp said: "No, he has back problems". The Reds claimed: " We wish to offer clarity as regards our position on a possible transfer of Philippe Coutinho ". Barcelona have also had a bid rejected for Borussia Dortmund's 20-year-old forward Ousmane Dembele since they sold Brazil forward Neymar to Paris St-Germain for a world record GBP 200m last week. (more...)
Liverpool reject latest Coutinho request Liverpool reject latest Coutinho request
- August 12, 2017

Philippe Coutinho's transfer request yesterday was quickly rejected by Liverpool , hours after club owners issued a statement saying that the Brazilian playmaker is not for sale, according to Sky Sports and the BBC . If you ask early enough, you can either switch the plan or whatever. Either way, Barcelona needs new blood if they're to compete with the big boys of Europe, never mind their hated rivals Real Madrid. (more...)
Davinder Singh Kang becomes 1st Indian to qualify for javelin throw finals Davinder Singh Kang becomes 1st Indian to qualify for javelin throw finals
- August 12, 2017

So, when the 28-year-old went for that final throw in the qualification round, with a sore shoulder, at the World Championships in London on Thursday night, he must have been under a great deal of pressure. Chopra's best effort of 82.26m was slightly short of the qualifying mark. The final round of the event will be played on august 12. Though the Punjab thrower did not suffer a provisional suspension as marijuana is a specified substance under the WADA code, it made Davinder's life hard ... (more...)
Does Antonio Conte have a Plan B for Chelsea? Does Antonio Conte have a Plan B for Chelsea?
- August 12, 2017

ANTONIO CONTE has revealed he signed Alvaro Morata for Chelsea because the striker is a player he "trusts a lot". They have weakened their own team and strengthened Manchester United , who now have a better chance of winning the Premier League than Chelsea . (more...)
Ramos speaks about failed Man U move; hints at Mourinho flaw
- August 12, 2017

Mourinho maintains to this day that he had to beg to get out of his contract and return to Chelsea because, as he claims, everyone wanted him to stay. " My view is that when a team has a coach it changes, every coach is different because of his system, tactics, and personality ", he said. "One can look at the picture and draw different conclusions". (more...)
Newspaper: Avoid spending money on litigation against BCCI, Miandad tells PCB Newspaper: Avoid spending money on litigation against BCCI, Miandad tells PCB
- August 12, 2017

Bringing touring sides back to Pakistan is an aim of the country's cricket governing body's new chairman - but he urged for patience. "Other cricketing nations are focusing on that and we should not remain behind on that front". However, constituency elections on September 17 and also Pakistan's series against Sri Lanka in UAE that starts on September 24 and the adequate preparation time needed for it, has forced the World Series to be rescheduled. (more...)
Joined PSG seeking new challenge, money doesn't motivate me: Neymar Joined PSG seeking new challenge, money doesn't motivate me: Neymar
- August 12, 2017

Ironically, the 25-year-old Neymar signed a five-year contract with the French league side just five months after playing a decisive role as Barcelona produced a comeback that made Champions League history at PSG's expense. It's a mission that is clearly shared by the club's top management. "He will bring a very positive energy to this club". "Football became a business long ago, but this Neymar deal has taken that unpleasant reality to a whole new level". (more...)
Lonzo Ball helps reveal Lakers' new Nike uniforms for 2017-18 Lonzo Ball helps reveal Lakers' new Nike uniforms for 2017-18
- August 12, 2017

The Lakers stuck with their traditional purple, gold and Sunday white uniforms with slight modifications from the new designers. Another KIA Tip-Off 2017 matchup that may be of interest to Clipper fans would be the October 17th night game when ex-Clipper Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets face the Golden State Warriors on Golden State's ring night. (more...)
PiperJaffray Upgrades Rating On Huntington Bancshares Incorpora (HBAN) To PiperJaffray Upgrades Rating On Huntington Bancshares Incorpora (HBAN) To "Overweight"
- August 12, 2017

About 782,475 shares traded. It is down 26.05% since August 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
Series of blunders leads to Blue Jays loss to Pirates Series of blunders leads to Blue Jays loss to Pirates
- August 12, 2017

Jose Bautista swatted his 20th home run, and third in as many games, in the bottom of the inning to cut the score to 4-2, but the Blue Jays could not inflict any more damage. Josh Harrison smashed a line drive to centre that scored Cervelli. Bautista's homer in the third cleared the wall in centre, his third straight homer in as many games. (more...)
Rod Pampling Hit the Greatest Shot in Major Championship History Rod Pampling Hit the Greatest Shot in Major Championship History
- August 12, 2017

It didn't matter, even if I just tipped it off I was doing it. And obviously, Day had to bro hug him for it. By rule, once the horn is sounded, players are allowed to finish the hole they are now playing if they choose. "I hit the driver really good", Johnson said. "Walking on No. 17 we knew we were getting really close". I told them I will go putt and tee off and we will finish from there. (more...)
Mourinho: Man Utd having conversations over Ibrahimovic return
- August 12, 2017

The side that pipped Arsenal to fourth place last term are Liverpool and the Merseysiders are priced at 5/6 (1.83) to secure a Champions League place next season and at a tempting looking 91/100 (1.91 ) to miss out. "It shows a real intent to want to be the best they can, win the title and ultimately of course it's about the Champions League as well". United have added striker Romelu Lukaku, midfielder Nemanja Matic and defender Victor Lindelof to their squad. (more...)
Celtic edges Partick in tough hit-out Celtic edges Partick in tough hit-out
- August 12, 2017

Coetzee, who was the youngest ever South African global when he made his debut, already boasts 22 caps and is considered to be one of his country's leading players. "They are like a machine with the guys that come in". We are not conceding. "I was disappointed to lose a goal from a set play but credit to the guys as they hung in there". (more...)
CHELSEA - Morata: CHELSEA - Morata: "I missed a penalty and they're already killing me..."
- August 12, 2017

Now Conte has conceded it hasn't been plain sailing for Chelsea as they prepare for their Premier League opener at home to Burnley on Saturday. The Spanish worldwide has since been on holiday in his birth town of Lagarto in Brazil he has been engaging in various activities to keep fit. (more...)
DeShone Kizer impresses, Browns unwilling to name him starter DeShone Kizer impresses, Browns unwilling to name him starter
- August 12, 2017

It's the raising of a quarterback. "I think DeShone did some really good things", Jackson said. The 45-yard pass to Jordan Payton was completed on fourth-and-2. "We're not there yet". While Jackson liked how Kizer stood in the pocket, showed poise and threw the ball down the field Thursday night, he would like to see Kizer improve calling plays in the huddle as well as with his execution at the line of scrimmage. (more...)
Critics are killing me in England - Morata Critics are killing me in England - Morata
- August 12, 2017

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata feels he is being unfairly criticised for his Community Shield penalty miss, although he accepts that his price tag invites extra scrutiny. Morata, twice a Champions League victor with Madrid and a league champion in Spain and Italy, is determined to enjoy success with Chelsea after making the tough decision to leave the Santiago Bernabeu. (more...)
Pedro ruled out of Chelsea's opener as Conte hints at Rudiger start
- August 12, 2017

Matic featured 35 times in the English league last term, according to WhoScored.com , and he is destined to become a regular at Old Trafford. Diame chose the latter option - and the rest is history. And he retired from global football with Senegal so he could focus on his club career. Neville also believes the sale will improve the players already at United , with Matic's new midfield colleagues set to benefit. (more...)
Hudbay Minerals Inc (HBM) Price Target Raised to C$11.50
- August 12, 2017

FMR LLC owned approximately 1.52% of HudBay Minerals at the end of the most recent reporting period. HBM has been the subject of several other reports. Additionally the company announced a dividend for shareholders payable on Friday the 29th of September 2017. The dividend will be $0.005 per share for the quarter which is $0.02 annualized. (more...)
Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert
- August 12, 2017

Rafa, bidding to reclaim the No.1 ranking in Montreal , is stunned by 18-year-old Denis Shapovalov in a thrilling finish. "He's another guy I grew up watching", said Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont. "He is young. He has a lot of energy". Therefore, Federer, who managed 12 aces, has started to serve better and to threaten the service of his rival. (more...)

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