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AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No AP Poll Ranks Nittany Lions At No
- August 21, 2017

It was the Nittany Lions' first appearance in the AP preseason poll since 2010, when they opened the season at No. 19, and the highest preseason AP ranking for Penn State since 2009. This year, things will be a little more black and white as the Badgers, Buckeyes, Nittany Lions, and Michigan Wolverines are all set to begin the season as top ten teams. (more...)
Leicester City tell Chelsea to pay £40m for Danny Drinkwater Leicester City tell Chelsea to pay £40m for Danny Drinkwater
- August 21, 2017

The Sun is reporting that Chelsea could switch their attentions towards trying to land Krychowiak this summer after having failed to agree a fee with Leicester for Drinkwater. The story says that Poland star Krychowiak has emerged as another option for the west London side as Conte looks to bolster his midfield options at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Nike's (NKE) Buy Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc Nike's (NKE) Buy Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
- August 21, 2017

Finally, Lederer & Associates Investment Counsel CA boosted its stake in shares of Nike by 1.4% in the first quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 461,341 shares of the footwear maker's stock worth $27,216,000 after buying an additional 92,698 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Raiders CB Sean Smith Arrested For Felony Assault Raiders CB Sean Smith Arrested For Felony Assault
- August 21, 2017

I mean, I think you heard the story. But even if Smith was "defending his sister" - the law only affords someone the right to use "reasonable force" to stop an imminent attack. Smith played 26 snaps on Saturday, made two tackles and broke up a pass in the end zone in a better performance than he turned in during the team's preseason opener. (more...)
Liverpool Remain Hopeful in Virgil van Dijk Chase Liverpool Remain Hopeful in Virgil van Dijk Chase
- August 21, 2017

Earlier this month, the Dutch centre-half handed in a transfer request, after weeks of agitating for a move away from St Mary's. Inter have signalled they are willing to offload Ranocchia and have been shopping around for takers. Yet Independent.ie have been told by a Saints insider that they remain determined not to sell the player to Liverpool at any price in this transfer window, after what Southampton view as an "unprofessional and amateur approach" to negotiations. (more...)
Arsenal offer midfielder bumper deal to fend off Chelsea interest Arsenal offer midfielder bumper deal to fend off Chelsea interest
- August 21, 2017

It may not just be the fact that Arsenal are willing to pay the England worldwide star £125,000 a week to play for us, but it certainly will not have hindered the Gunners in our attempt to persuade Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to snub a reported transfer to Premier League rivals and sign a new contract that keeps him at Arsenal for years to come. (more...)
R Madhavan to play Aishwarya's love interest in 'Fanney Khan'? R Madhavan to play Aishwarya's love interest in 'Fanney Khan'?
- August 21, 2017

Fanney Khan , reportedly, also has a social message about body shaming. Body shaming happens when someone overweight is humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size. The duo first worked together in Mani Ratnam's Guru , though they were not paired romantically opposite each other. Aishwarya's character in this film is not at all like Jazbaa or Sarabjit but is rather fun loving and on a lighter note. (more...)
Only EPL title good enough for Spurs insists Pochettino Only EPL title good enough for Spurs insists Pochettino
- August 21, 2017

Conte has made it clear he is desperate to add to some depth to the champions' squad with a Champions League campaign to plot and a defeat against Spurs at Wembley would have increased the pressure on Conte, who signed a new, improved deal without extending the length of his contract, this summer. (more...)
Carl Frampton parts company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions Carl Frampton parts company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions
- August 21, 2017

Frampton missed weight for a non-title bout with Andres Gutierrez, only for their bout to fall through when his opponent fell in the shower the night before. That contest was due to be an eliminator for the WBC featherweight crown but Frampton came in one pound over the 126lb limit and the event was scrapped altogether after Gutierrez sustained injuries after slipping in the shower. (more...)
Mourinho: Rashford will learn to adapt Mourinho: Rashford will learn to adapt
- August 21, 2017

I think it's coming - his confidence is growing. "The same way I know the players much better now, the players should know me much better. Yes", said the United boss back in April. The Frenchman doubled his league tally for the campaign in South Wales on Saturday, adding to his goal against West Ham on the opening weekend . The likes of Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial all capitalised on some ragged defending - and their own scintillating attacking play. (more...)
Breitbart News apologises for using Lukas Podolski picture to illustrate migrant story Breitbart News apologises for using Lukas Podolski picture to illustrate migrant story
- August 21, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump's former chief strategist and U.S. leading economic nationalist Steve Bannon last week returned to his old job as the website's executive editor after leaving the White House. More amusingly, the story it was attached to had nothing to do with Lukas Podolski. "Breitbart London wishes to apologise to Mr. Podolski", the statement read. (more...)
AR Bernard resigns from Presidential Advisory Evangelical Board AR Bernard resigns from Presidential Advisory Evangelical Board
- August 21, 2017

This came after some business leaders resigned because of Trump's remarks about the violence in Charlottesville. You know, I pointed out that, of all people, you'd expect the president's religious advisers to have a pretty clear moral compass. (more...)
Burnley sign Leeds United's Chris Wood on four-year deal
- August 21, 2017

Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani has admitted that his club were forced into selling New Zealand global Chris Wood in this summer's transfer window. "The squad has done fantastically over the last couple of years to put themselves in the position they are now. I've got goals and dreams that I want to achieve and it starts here". (more...)
DeMaurice Smith Accuses Roger Goodell Of Lying About Collaboration DeMaurice Smith Accuses Roger Goodell Of Lying About Collaboration
- August 21, 2017

Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal is reporting that Goodell is close to signing a five-year contract extension with the National Football League, which would keep him in his current role through 2024. Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is said to be upset about Goodell's decision to suspend Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, the league's leading rusher last season as a rookie, for six games under the NFL's personal conduct policy. (more...)
Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices
- August 21, 2017

Given China's role in current global supply chains, "a trade war between USA and China will hurt not only Chinese manufacturers, but also upstream suppliers and downstream distributors such as US retailers", the Institute of International Finance (IIF), a global association with around 500 major financial institutions, warned in a recent report. (more...)
Fernandinho sounds Rooney warning for Manchester City Fernandinho sounds Rooney warning for Manchester City
- August 21, 2017

Pep Guardiola: In our home match (last season), we drew with them but we had many chances and missed two penalties... So will Guardiola pick the same 3-1-4-2 formation team that gave him victory at the Amex? Our game at home was one of the best last season... (more...)
Newcastle fans look forward to 4.15am League Cup draw Newcastle fans look forward to 4.15am League Cup draw
- August 21, 2017

The only minor issue is that it will begin at 11:15am local time, which equates to 4:15am BST... The seven Premier League sides playing in Europe this season, including EFL Cup holders Manchester United, will be among the 32 clubs in the draw. (more...)
Pricing details about the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro surface online Pricing details about the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro surface online
- August 21, 2017

The Gear Fit 2 will be available in small and large screen sizes and the specifications are expected to remain the same for both the configurations. Popular and reliable tipster Evan Blass has posted an image which claims that the Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro will cost $199.99 in the U.S. (more...)
Is Zlatan Ibrahimović Set To Re-Sign For Manchester United This Week? Is Zlatan Ibrahimović Set To Re-Sign For Manchester United This Week?
- August 21, 2017

In light of recent developments, Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen on tying the striker to the Manchester club by offering him a new contract by the end of this week, amid interest from Serie A giants - AC Milan. This is a player who could be absolutely brilliant if he's in the right frame of mind, team, and. Ironically, though the Swede isn't expected to be back in action before December, the Premier League giants are willing to extend his stay, as confirmed by Mourinho. (more...)
Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall to join Birmingham Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall to join Birmingham
- August 21, 2017

Jenkinson did not feature for Arsenal in the Premier League last season, but played five times in the cup competitions. Jenkinson returned from a lengthy spell out of action last October after suffering a serious knee injury on loan at West Ham in January 2016, but found himself down the pecking order in Wenger's first-team plans. (more...)
Girona debut in La Liga with draw Girona debut in La Liga with draw
- August 21, 2017

Cristian Stauni celebrated his return to Spain with goals in the 22nd and 25th minutes on Saturday to give Girona a shock 2-0 lead and the points looked to be staying in the north-east of Spain when Atletico striker Antoine Griezmann was sent off for two yellow cards, reports Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Neil Henry sacked by Gold Coast Titans Neil Henry sacked by Gold Coast Titans
- August 21, 2017

Hayne has survived on the Gold Coast for now but he may not still be at the club in 2018. Titans chief executive Graham Annesley will host a press conference this afternoon to confirm the decision. Taking over as head coach at the end of 2014 following the departure of John Cartwright, Henry led the Titans to their first finals appearance in six years in 2016 shortly after the signing of superstar Jarryd Hayne. (more...)
Mendy and Gundogan likely to play for Man City match against Everton Mendy and Gundogan likely to play for Man City match against Everton
- August 21, 2017

Like last week we might see City frustrated by the opposition only to come good after the break, and that makes "Second Half" a tempting wager in the half with most goals market , though I'd aim to get a bet matched around [2.2] rather than the [1.98] now available on the Betfair Exchange. (more...)
Them's fighting words from Quirk to Pacquiao promoter on Horn rematch Them's fighting words from Quirk to Pacquiao promoter on Horn rematch
- August 21, 2017

And now, after fears the pair would not enter the ring together ever again, Brisbane's Lord Mayor has confirmed that Pacquiao has agreed to return to Australia to take on the home grown hero before the end of the year. "We don't know at this time and I'm withdrawing any financial support until Manny fronts up and tells us his intentions". "Time is of the essence, and I don't think it's helping with the comments the Lord Mayor has made". (more...)
The Senior Housing Properties Trust (NASDAQ:SNH) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.39
- August 21, 2017

Qv Investors Inc increased Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) stake by 28.26% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Texas-based Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc Tx has invested 1.27% in the stock. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Senior Housing Properties Trust in a research report on Friday, June 9th. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things learned in preseason week 2 Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things learned in preseason week 2
- August 21, 2017

Rookie Patrick Mahomes , elevated to No. 2 on the team's quarterback depth chart this week, kept the momentum rolling with two scoring drives of his own. Andy Dalton played also with his 38 yards and one interception in 4-for-5 passes. In that regard, the Chiefs coaching staff has to be feeling good. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan claims confidence is behind Manchester United's brilliant start to season Henrikh Mkhitaryan claims confidence is behind Manchester United's brilliant start to season
- August 21, 2017

Manchester United have just dispatched Swansea with their second consecutive 4-0 win to begin the new season in imperious form, following a promising preseason for the prospective title challengers. 'You can ask the players from Swansea and they will also feel the pressure because they have a lot of supporters who come to see them in every match. (more...)
FIRST REPUBLIC BANK (FRC) Investment Decreased by Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd
- August 21, 2017

About 1.92 million shares traded. Analysts have placed a $105.75 price target on First Republic Bank, suggesting a 10.08% gain from recent close. It has outperformed by 12.37% the S&P500. $1.47M worth of Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) shares were sold by LUTTIG J MICHAEL. Moreover, Glovista Investments Ltd Llc has 0.06% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL). (more...)
Redskins TE Jordan Reed activated from PUP list Redskins TE Jordan Reed activated from PUP list
- August 21, 2017

Tight end Jordan Reed celebrates after scoring. Last season, Reed played in 12 games and had 66 receptions for 686 yards and six touchdowns. The Redskins former third-round pick has yet to complete a full 16-game slate through his first four seasons in National Football League, but has proven himself a dynamic playmaker when heathy. (more...)
National Football League players show love to Anquan Boldin on Twitter following retirement National Football League players show love to Anquan Boldin on Twitter following retirement
- August 21, 2017

He appeared in just one preseason game for Buffalo, and finished with one catch for 5 yards in a 20-16 loss to Philadelphia on Thursday night. He finishes his career ranked ninth all-time in receptions with 1,076. Former Arizona Cardinals receiver Anquan Boldin will call it a career after 14 National Football League seasons, ESPN's Jim Trotter first reported . (more...)