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NHL, NBC Release National Broadcast Schedule NHL, NBC Release National Broadcast Schedule
- August 01, 2017

The Rangers will be featured on three of the nine regular-season games to be shown on NBC next season, including the January 1 Winter Classic against the Sabres at Citi Field, according to the national television schedule released Monday. The Canes' April 5 game against the Philadelphia Flyers will be their only appearance on NBC in the regular season. The Red Wings will make three appearances on Wednesday Night Rivalry as they will face the Boston Bruins, St. (more...)
White Sox's Moncada exits on stretcher after collision White Sox's Moncada exits on stretcher after collision
- August 01, 2017

Right fielder Willy Garcia ran in to do the same. White Sox prospect Yoan Moncada hurt his right knee in a frightening collision with right fielder Willy Garcia in the sixth inning of Chicago's game against Toronto. Following the collision, both Garcia and Moncada remained down on the field. The Sox challenged the call, which was upheld. An injury that would keep him out for an extended time would be a hindrance to his development, as the Sox planned to play him every day these last ... (more...)
National Basketball Association teams to host Australia's Kings, United, Bullets National Basketball Association teams to host Australia's Kings, United, Bullets
- August 01, 2017

United will take on reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder , the Kings will meet Dante Exum and Joe Ingles when they face the Utah Jazz , and the Bullets will compete against a young Phoenix Suns outfit. (more...)
Reduces Position in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) Reduces Position in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)
- August 01, 2017

Regal Investment Advisors Limited Company has invested 0.81% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP ). First Eagle Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of ConocoPhillips by 21.0% in the first quarter. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.265 per share. With 2,100 avg volume, 1 days are for BIOTRICITY INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:BTCY)'s short sellers to cover BTCY's short positions. (more...)
Arsenal, Spurs target Sancho avoids City training Arsenal, Spurs target Sancho avoids City training
- August 01, 2017

Sancho was omitted from City's pre-season squad for their tour of the USA, and now the Telegraph believe he could leave, with Bundesliga clubs RB Leipzig or Borussia Dortmund interested, while Arsenal and Tottenham also want the England U17 worldwide. (more...)
Social media explodes over Yankees' trade to get Sonny Gray Social media explodes over Yankees' trade to get Sonny Gray
- August 01, 2017

The staff as a whole has averaged just 5.66 innings per start, but that includes Luis Severino's 6.38 innings averaged per start. He's out for the season, but when healthy is considered a five-tool prospect. Mateo had been with Double-A Trenton where he was batting.300 over 30 games with four homers, 26 RBI and eleven steals in 18 opportunities. Mateo has elite speed and an above-average throwing arm. (more...)
Ramos: I hope Neymar leaves Barcelona for PSG
- August 01, 2017

According to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo , Ernesto Valverde's side will go on an offensive to ensure the 25-year-old moves to the Nou Camp. They have to prove that they have no losses of more than €30m within three years. The Catalans have identified Coutinho as a like-for-like replacement but Klopp is not willing to countenance the departure of a player bought by Liverpool from Inter Milan in January 2013. (more...)
Busch ends 2017 slump at Pocono Busch ends 2017 slump at Pocono
- August 01, 2017

Busch was the biggest benefactor in NASCAR's decision to try a reduced weekend Cup schedule at Pocono Raceway. Busch used pit strategy and a fast vehicle to chase down and pass leaders Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick with 17 laps remaining, then outran the field by a six-second margin to win his first race of the 2017 Monster Energy Cup Series season and first victory in over a year. (more...)
DeShone Kizer could soon be taking most of first-team reps DeShone Kizer could soon be taking most of first-team reps
- August 01, 2017

Coach Hue Jackson won't say who has the lead. "I could take you back to his days at OTAs - he struggled calling the plays", he said . The language was a bit different. Kessler has also been helping Kizer learn the playbook along the way, so he may be paving the way for Kizer to win the starting job. The Browns have been impressed with the progress that the Notre Dame product has made during his first offseason so far, and they have been rewarding him with first-team reps as he splits them ... (more...)
Girvin edges McCracken by a nose in $1M Haskell Girvin edges McCracken by a nose in $1M Haskell
- August 01, 2017

Girvin (6-1), another veteran of the Derby, was only beaten a nose (by Irap ) in the Grade 3 Ohio Derby on June 24. Derby victor Always Dreaming and Preakness victor Cloud Computing make their first starts since the Preakness in the Jim Dandy. (more...)
LA Agrees To Host 2028 Olympics, Likely Sending 2024 To Paris LA Agrees To Host 2028 Olympics, Likely Sending 2024 To Paris
- August 01, 2017

Los Angeles and Paris were engaged in a furious bidding war over the past few months, but ultimately Los Angeles made a deal that will end up giving them the 2028 games. The United States had failed to secure the summer games numerous times in recent memory, and so is grateful to have finally produced a winning bid. (more...)
Dolphins' Jay Ajayi evaluated for possible concussion Dolphins' Jay Ajayi evaluated for possible concussion
- August 01, 2017

The Dolphins went full contact during practice, something Gase didn't regret despite Ajayi's possible injury. In the old days of football , when you got what was most likely a severe concussion, they say you had your "bell rung" and then they threw you back into the game. (more...)
Dodgers acquire reliever Tony Watson from Pirates Dodgers acquire reliever Tony Watson from Pirates
- August 01, 2017

The Pirates traded reliever Tony Watson to the Dodgers for minor leaguers Oneil Cruz and Angel German on Monday. Cingrani, 28, has a 5.40 ERA over 25 appearances in 23 1/3 innings and has allowed nine home runs. He has converted 10-of-17 save opportunities this season and has posted a 35-to-14 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Watson was an All-Star in 2014 while serving as a setup man for Mark Melancon . (more...)
Phillies Trade Pitcher Joaquin Benoit To Pirates Phillies Trade Pitcher Joaquin Benoit To Pirates
- August 01, 2017

Benoit, 40, has pitched in 44 games out of the Phillies' bullpen so far this season. Watson , a 32-year-old lefty, is 5-3 with a 3.66 ERA in 47 games for the Pirates this season. Benoit was acquired by Toronto at the deadline previous year before suffering a season-ending calf injury during a brawl against the New York Yankees in late September. (more...)
Tonya Evinger Extremely Disappointed In Her UFC 214 Showing Tonya Evinger Extremely Disappointed In Her UFC 214 Showing
- August 01, 2017

Cyborg's originally planned UFC 214 opponent - seems like an option, however, Cyborg herself is interested in a scrap with former women's bantamweight champ Holly Holm. "Let's make a deal", wrote Cyborg via Twitter prior to the UFC 214 event on Saturday. "We don't have any women sparring partner with her, and when they do it's just a confidence booster for her, and I've got to thank all of them for coming in and working with her. (more...)
UCF Rules Kicker Ineligible After He Profited off YouTube UCF Rules Kicker Ineligible After He Profited off YouTube
- August 01, 2017

De La Haye, a junior kickoff specialist, has a YouTube channel with over 90,000 subscribers that has amassed almost five million total views. So, rather than let the NCAA dictate the content he creates for his side gig, De La Haye was smart enough to realize that making money based on your talents is actually a good thing and refused to halt production of any of his videos, posting sports videos as recently as yesterday. (more...)
RB Leipzig downs Benfica in comfortable win RB Leipzig downs Benfica in comfortable win
- August 01, 2017

The La Liga side overcame Germany's RB Leipzig 1-0 in their opener, while Arsenal beat Benfica 5-2. Angel Correa scored for Sevilla in the 49th minute, slotting the ball past Petr Cech and into the goal, before Arsenal equalized in the 62nd minute, with Lacazette scoring his first goal at the Emirates. (more...)
Phil The Power Taylor claims 16th World Matchplay title Phil The Power Taylor claims 16th World Matchplay title
- August 01, 2017

Taylor averaged 104.24 in a vintage performance in front of a partisan crowd at the Winter Gardens. But Wright , playing in his first World Matchplay final, buried in an immaculate 101 checkout to cling on to his coattails. "I'll miss this place tremendously - I've loved it since I first walked through the door", said Taylor. Having stunned world No 1 Michael van Gerwen on Friday, Taylor - who is set to retire at the end of the year - produced an 11-dart leg to go 9-6 up and then won ... (more...)
Bale agent rubbishes 'stupid' talk of Man Utd move Bale agent rubbishes 'stupid' talk of Man Utd move
- August 01, 2017

The related question was about the continuation of the big three attacking players at the club and if Bale, Benzema and Cristiano would remain there . "I hope the BBC stay for this season". "Mourinho said ahead of United's preseason friendly with Real in Santa Clara last week that Bale was not a target because he did not want to "lose time and energy" on a deal he felt would be hard to complete". (more...)
Green Bay Packers rookie DL Montravius Adams to miss multiple weeks Green Bay Packers rookie DL Montravius Adams to miss multiple weeks
- August 01, 2017

Ian Rapoport also reports Adams will likely need a screw to fix the stress fracture. "When it happens to young guys, these practices are so critical for the development, especially for Year 1". The 6-foot-4, 304-pound defensive lineman was expected to compete for snaps with the first-team during training camp and the preseason. Biegel underwent foot surgery in May shortly after rookie camp and was not ready for the start of training camp. (more...)
Mets top prospect Amed Rosario to debut Tuesday Mets top prospect Amed Rosario to debut Tuesday
- August 01, 2017

NY did not come close to trading Cabrera or outfielders Curtis Granderson or Jay Bruce , but Alderson said it was possible deals could come together when players clear waivers during the new waiver period. "We wanted to get through the deadline and try to resolve some of the positional issues that we had", Alderson told reporters, via the New York Daily News . (more...)
Stan Kroenke Launches Bloodsports Channel in UK Stan Kroenke Launches Bloodsports Channel in UK
- August 01, 2017

A number of the world's rarests species, including elephants and lions, are seen being killed by the "stars" of the programme, and some of the soundbites that have emerged from the early programmes are sure to enrage animal rights campaigners. (more...)
Monday's Manchester United transfer rumours: Serge Aurier, Nemanja Matic and more Monday's Manchester United transfer rumours: Serge Aurier, Nemanja Matic and more
- August 01, 2017

With this in mind, Aurier serves as the ideal kind of player - brutish, devastatingly fast and fiercely competitive - to slip into Valencia's shoes next year when he needs a rest and indeed eventually becoming Mourinho's first choice right back. (more...)
Patrick Dangerfield accepts one-game ban Patrick Dangerfield accepts one-game ban
- August 01, 2017

It could provide a peculiar scenario of Dangerfield polling the most votes but having to hand over the Brownlow to someone else. Geelong and its champion midfielder were unlikely to challenge, despite misgivings about the contentious verdict, because they do not want to risk Dangerfield missing a second crucial clash - round 21's game against Richmond , also at Simonds Stadium. (more...)
Officiating group cuts ties with Adidas after LaVar Ball incident Officiating group cuts ties with Adidas after LaVar Ball incident
- August 01, 2017

In a series of statements, adidas acknowledged that it made the wrong decision in the heat of the moment. "The referee substitutions made during our tournament last week are not in line with our company values", Adidas' statement reads. In an appearance on Mornings with Keyshawn, Jorge and LZ on ESPN LA 710, LaVar said he's being targeted by officials. "Of course I'm being unfairly targeted, but it's OK". (more...)
Canada's RJ Barrett reclassifies, will enter college in 2018 Canada's RJ Barrett reclassifies, will enter college in 2018
- August 01, 2017

I still want to be the best player in the class and the only way to make that happen is through hard work. The 6-foot-7, 200-pound small forward was named the FIBA World Cup MVP after averaging 21.6 points, 8.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists in seven games. (more...)
Beaulieu signs two-year, $4.8 million contract with Sabres Beaulieu signs two-year, $4.8 million contract with Sabres
- August 01, 2017

The five-year veteran was acquired from the Montreal Canadiens in June for a third-round draft pick. He had 28 points (four goals, 24 assists) in 74 games with the Canadiens last season, and has 60 points (seven goals, 53 assists) and 152 penalty minutes in 225 National Hockey League games. (more...)
Nationals acquire All-Star closer Kintzler from Twins
- August 01, 2017

The 32-year-old right-hander goes to Washington in exchange for Tyler Watson , 20, a left-handed pitcher most recently assigned to Class-A Hagerstown. He already has racked up 28 saves in Minnesota. Despite a pedestrian strikeout rate, Kintzler has been steady as the Twins' closer for the better part of two seasons, converting 45 of 52 save opportunities during that time. (more...)
David Rudisha to miss out on World Championships David Rudisha to miss out on World Championships
- August 01, 2017

He is the only person to ever run under one minute 41 seconds for the event. "The injury occurred in the last 200 metres of my last training session", Rudisha said. "It is now my duty to plan and change the strategy, which we will do in consultation with the technical bench". There are four other 800m runners in Kenya's team - Emmanuel Korir , Michael Saruni, Ferguson Rotich and 19-year-old Kipyegon Bett. (more...)
Chargers reportedly blocking Rivers, Gates from Tomlinson's HOF induction Chargers reportedly blocking Rivers, Gates from Tomlinson's HOF induction
- August 01, 2017

Tomlinson, Rivers and Gates were teammates for six seasons, and they formed one of the NFL's most tantalizing trios of offensive talent from 2006-09, the period between Rivers' promotion to the starting job and Tomlinson's departure for the New York Jets . (more...)