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Major league umpires wear wristbands to protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players Major league umpires wear wristbands to protest 'escalating verbal attacks' from players
- August 20, 2017

Earlier in the week, our very own Ian Kinsler was involved in an altercation with an umpire, Angel Hernandez , in the first game of the terrible series with the Texas Rangers. "If I get fined for saying the truth, then so be it". The umpires believed Kinsler's comments warranted a suspension. Speaking again Friday, Kinsler said he was fined for the comments (the second baseman did not disclose the amount), but that he had no regrets about what he said. (more...)
U.S. tour as much about global footprint as fitness — Real Madrid
- August 19, 2017

Fabregas left in 2014 for Chelsea , and that's where Real Madrid began to up the ante. Despite a full pre-season with new club Real, it was decided that Asensio would once again move on loan, joining Espanyol for 2015/16 season. Barca get their league campaign under way on Sunday at home to Real Betis . He ditched Barcelona's classic 4-3-3 formation for a 3-5-2, with only Messi and Suarez up front. (more...)
Super Troopers 2 finally gets release date, plot details and cast revealed Super Troopers 2 finally gets release date, plot details and cast revealed
- August 19, 2017

Super Troopers 2, the IndieGoGo funded follow-up the cult classic Super Troopers , will be releasing on April 20 (A.K.A. 4/20), the unofficial though much-celebrated cannabis holiday. The sequel reunites the main cast of Jay Chandrasekhar , Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske as highway patrolmen Thornly, Farva, Mac, Foster and Rabbit respectively. (more...)
Sergio Ramos flicks ball away from Lionel Messi during Spanish Super Cup Sergio Ramos flicks ball away from Lionel Messi during Spanish Super Cup
- August 19, 2017

This sentence would have been dropped by Messi on the night of July 21-22 at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel in New Jersey after a friendly match of the Spanish club against Juventus. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to draw level this year, while Neymar is heavily tipped to join the race in 2018. Messi left an emotional video dedicated to Neymar on social media when he left the club. (more...)
First video review in Serie A leads to saved penalty First video review in Serie A leads to saved penalty
- August 19, 2017

Juventus were already leading at that point through Mario Mandzukic's volley. Juventus, who sealed a record sixth consecutive Serie A title last season but lost the Champions League final to Real Madrid, take a familiar spot at the top of the fledgling table. (more...)
Stoke v Arsenal: Gunners to struggle against old foe
- August 19, 2017

Shortly after the half-hour mark, Stoke should have opened the scoring when Choupo-Moting found Ryan Shawcross all on his own by the penalty spot, but the Potters skipper directed his free header marginally high and wide of Cech's post. (more...)
Man United Vs. Swansea City Live Stream Man United Vs. Swansea City Live Stream
- August 19, 2017

United then burst into life as the game entered the 80th minute, doubling their advantage when Henrikh Mkhitaryan played in Romelu Lukaku , who made it three goals in two Premier League appearances following his summer move from Everton . (more...)
Lukaku & Rashford start as Mourinho names unchanged XI Lukaku & Rashford start as Mourinho names unchanged XI
- August 19, 2017

Bailly showed the instincts of a centre-forward to turn home the loose ball, though, giving United a deserved lead. The Red Devils are now at the top of the Premier League table after their thumping win over West Ham last weekend. As a pure attacking player, Martial is a good player. Chelsea have signed four players - Willy Caballero, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Alvaro Morata and Antonio Rudiger - thus far this summer but they have also lost two key players from their title-winning team, ... (more...)
Gotze to make first Borussia Dortmund start in seven months Gotze to make first Borussia Dortmund start in seven months
- August 19, 2017

If this is met, Dembele will be transferred this summer. He drilled home Dortmund's first goal on 23 minutes in a move involving Mario Goetze, back in the Borussia line-up after seven months out with a metabolic disorder. He said, "Direct qualification for the Champions League is important this season and we also have a goal to qualify for the Champions League last 16". (more...)
Andy Murray winning fitness battle ahead of US Open Andy Murray winning fitness battle ahead of US Open
- August 19, 2017

Murray will drop to number two in the world rankings behind Rafael Nadal on Monday, and has not played any competitive tennis since his Wimbledon quarter-final defeat to Sam Querrey . There were severe doubts about whether the world number one, who has only won one ATP title, would, in fact, be fit for the final Grand Slam of the season. (more...)
Leicester City 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Leicester City 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
- August 19, 2017

I'll make a late decision tomorrow morning (if he'll play against Brighton ). Once Brighton finally settled, Glenn Murray had the ball in the net when he swivelled as the ball dropped over his shoulder and fired home, only to see the strike disallowed for offside. (more...)
Clear the Shelters Set for This Weekend Clear the Shelters Set for This Weekend
- August 19, 2017

Statistics show that majority won't be adopted. The Kokomo Humane Society is hoping to clear the shelter . Harris has been volunteering with the organization for about ten years, helping animals land a loving home. "It's just hard to find the ideal home, but we know it's out there". Adoption fees will be waived, too, thanks to the generosity of Shelter Buddies, a local volunteer group, and private donations. (more...)
N will face every reference: PM Abbasi N will face every reference: PM Abbasi
- August 19, 2017

Speaking on political issues, the PM hoped that Pakistan People's Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari would participate in the grand dialogue proposed by Sharif over his disqualification by the top court. Abbasi added that he has had detailed discussions with Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri. The army chief highlighted the importance Pakistan accords to its relations with the U.S., particularly security cooperation and efforts towards regional stability, the army said. (more...)
Smith backs Khawaja's Test return in B'desh Smith backs Khawaja's Test return in B'desh
- August 19, 2017

The Test squad flies to Bangladesh today for a two-test series, although the tour was threatened by the pay crisis and even the Ashes were cast in doubt. "The wickets are always not what we get at home", Smith told Cricket Australia . Hopefully we're can learn a lot out of what we did in India and show some improvement. (more...)
Swansea City vs Manchester United - Will Lukaku's poor record stand? Swansea City vs Manchester United - Will Lukaku's poor record stand?
- August 19, 2017

I have to say he played good in attack and also helped a lot when we were defending. "The team has always been at a world class level, they have just had some bad moments", Ivory Coast worldwide Bailly, who joined in a £30 million move from Villarreal, told reporters. (more...)
Paul Pogba reacts to Manchester United's demolition of Swansea: We're more confident Paul Pogba reacts to Manchester United's demolition of Swansea: We're more confident
- August 19, 2017

The Red Devils were in superb form at Old Trafford as a Romelu Lukaku brace helped them to a 4-0 victory over the Hammers to see United sit top of the Premier League table after week 1. If we win, we win. £75m new boy Lukaku took the headlines last week - and so he should have after a brace on debut - but it was Rashford who really caught the eye. (more...)
Real Madrid Brush Aside Barca to Win Super Cup Real Madrid Brush Aside Barca to Win Super Cup
- August 19, 2017

However, there was to be another twist to the tale. Madrid, last season's Spanish and European champions, dominated throughout on Wednesday, toying with Ernesto Valverde's side and showing no sign that they were missing suspended forward Cristiano Ronaldo , or Gareth Bale , who was on the bench. (more...)
Messi and Ronaldo lead tributes as football stands with Barcelona
- August 19, 2017

Not knowing that Neymar had already agreed personal terms with PSG and was simply waiting for the record-breaking 222 million euros to be deposited, Messi reportedly told Neymar: "What do you want?" Barca star Messi was among the first players to respond, writing via his official Instagram page: "I want to send my condolences and all my support to the families and friends of the victims of the bad attack in our beloved Barcelona. (more...)
Seahawks C Justin Britt Supports Michael Bennett During Anthem Protest Seahawks C Justin Britt Supports Michael Bennett During Anthem Protest
- August 19, 2017

Bennett had already received support from his teammates and the Seahawks organization before Friday. "I'm going to continue to educate myself and try to understand why things are going wrong". And these guys are going to show you that. They're working at it. "I particularly like that that was the illustration (a white Seahawks star supporting a black one)". (more...)
Ruthless All Blacks teach Wallabies lesson in Bledisloe Cup opener Ruthless All Blacks teach Wallabies lesson in Bledisloe Cup opener
- August 19, 2017

Ryan Crotty (2) and Sonny Bill Williams all crossed prior to the interval, New Zealand able to capitalise ruthlessly on some shambolic defending from the Wallabies . But the visitors then blew the game apart, scoring 33 unanswered points in the next 24 minutes. Ioane was over again minutes later when Michael Hooper's pass went astray and Ryan Crotty sent Ioane racing away between the posts. (more...)
Kyle Busch gets it done again at BMS, wins Food City 300 Kyle Busch gets it done again at BMS, wins Food City 300
- August 19, 2017

No points, of course, for Busch's Stage 1 win, but it left him in good shape to try for the Bristol sweep, especially since he led all cars off pit road following pit stops at the end of the stage. "I don't know if I would have been able to make it all the way back up through there". Following Busch across the finish line were Daniel Suarez , Elliott Sadler , Ty Dillon and Justin Allgaier . (more...)
Bad news for Arsenal fans ahead of Stoke clash Bad news for Arsenal fans ahead of Stoke clash
- August 19, 2017

A streak that captured the media's attention. Though we all knew it would have to end one day, it was still shocking when reality sunk in. Arsenal can maintain their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season if they can win the evening kick-off against pointless Stoke City at the Bet365 Stadium , with Mark Hughes' side looking to bounce back from last weekend's 1-0 defeat by Everton . (more...)
Koeman backs Sigurdsson to boost Everton attack Koeman backs Sigurdsson to boost Everton attack
- August 19, 2017

Sigurdsson joined Swansea from Tottenham Hotspur in a £6.8m deal in 2014 and he has scored 29 goals in over 100 appearances as the Swans have battled to stay in the Premier League. He will not be involved tomorrow. I know there's talks about that changing in future. He added on Wednesday: "Still we are looking in two positions to make the squad even stronger than it is at this stage". (more...)
Julian Draxler Not Trying To Leave PSG Insists Agent Julian Draxler Not Trying To Leave PSG Insists Agent
- August 19, 2017

A World Cup victor with Germany in 2014, the 23-year-old would bring a winning mentality to the Liverpool team. 'There has been no change, it is not a topic. The German international's future at the Parc des Princes has been called in to question over the past week despite only joining PSG from Wolfsburg during the 2017 January window. (more...)
Pa. police troopers shot, suspect dead after confrontation outside store Pa. police troopers shot, suspect dead after confrontation outside store
- August 19, 2017

According to WPXI , one of the troopers was life-flighted from the scene. The other trooper was taken to a hospital via ambulance. Witnesses said the troopers, possibly working undercover, saw a man they believed had an outstanding warrant against him. (more...)
Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL
- August 19, 2017

Lukaku finished off a quick counterattack - sparked by Matic's closing-down of an opponent in the center circle - to put United ahead in the 33rd minute. On this evidence, that streak could continue on the back of another summer of heavy spending by the 20-time English champions. Lukaku narrowly missed out on a hat-trick just past the hour mark, Pablo Zabaleta , another former City man making his first competitive start for West Ham , required to pull off a desperate block following good ... (more...)
Acura ARX-05 prototype race vehicle bows at The Quail Acura ARX-05 prototype race vehicle bows at The Quail
- August 19, 2017

It looks vastly different than its WEC cousins , as the body kit is unmistakably Acura, featuring the automaker's Jewel Eye headlights. Powered by a 3.5 litre, twin turbo V6 engine derived from Acura's production models, the auto will be run by the famed Team Penske outfit. (more...)
Watch tri-nation series match online, on TV Watch tri-nation series match online, on TV
- August 19, 2017

Three vital members of the squad will not be part of the week-long tournament as Sunil Chhetri, Udanta Singh and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu link up with club side Bengaluru FC to showcase their talents on the AFC Cup stage. "Three years back when I came into the team, I was a young boy". It will be a crucial experience but most importantly this group of players need to continue their development after the tournament is over. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Liverpool v Crystal Palace Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Liverpool v Crystal Palace
- August 19, 2017

Philippe Coutinho , Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana are all missing because of injuries. Former Liverpool defender Lawrenson is backing the Reds to keep a clean sheet in a victory over Palace , who will be without Ivory Coast worldwide Wilfried Zaha . (more...)
India cricket team arrives in Dambulla, gets traditional welcome; see pics India cricket team arrives in Dambulla, gets traditional welcome; see pics
- August 19, 2017

The India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI will be played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla. Wives and children of married players have all left Sri Lanka as they are not supposed to stay with the players during the ODIs. Just like the Test series, the Indian are favorites in the one-dayers too. The hosts need two more ODI wins to confirm their spot in the 2019 ODI World Cup by way of automatic qualification. (more...)