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Bears will team Mitch Trubisky with first-stringers but he won't start Bears will team Mitch Trubisky with first-stringers but he won't start
- August 24, 2017

Mike Glennon remains the Bears' No. 1 quarterback and will play the entire first half in Sunday's preseason game in Tennessee. "This was something we talked about and planned a long time ago". "I would answer that", Fox said, "but you guys (media) would run with it somehow, so I'll just not answer it". So far this preseason Trubisky has completed almost 73 percent of his passes for 226 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his two appearances. (more...)
Becker to lead German men's tennis back to glory Becker to lead German men's tennis back to glory
- August 24, 2017

A former world No. 1 who won six Grand Slams as a player, Becker was also a former Davis Cup coach for Germany from 1997 to 1999 but had a somewhat uneasy relationship with the federation. Becker won three titles at Wimbledon - including at age 17 in 1985 - two at the Australian Open and one at the U.S. Open. Jens Gerlach takes over Germany's Fed Cup team. (more...)
North Vancouver native Alex Kerfoot spurns Canucks for Avalanche North Vancouver native Alex Kerfoot spurns Canucks for Avalanche
- August 24, 2017

Kerfoot, who just turned 23, is a Vancouver native who was drafted in the fifth round by the Devils in 2012 and became a free agent on August 16. The New York Rangers, New York Islanders, San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks were also in the mix for the 23-year-old. (more...)
Liverpool Could Move for Schalke's Howedes as Van Dijk Pursuit Goes Cold Liverpool Could Move for Schalke's Howedes as Van Dijk Pursuit Goes Cold
- August 24, 2017

Reports in Germany suggest Liverpool are weighing up a move for Howedes and Jurgen Klopp has been handed a major boost after the World Cup victor admitted he would prefer to leave the Bundesliga. However, the 29-year-old has cast doubt over his long term future at the club after admitting he's tempted by a move overseas and says he's already got offers on the table. (more...)
Cavs Asked About Klay Thompson Before Trading Kyrie To Boston Cavs Asked About Klay Thompson Before Trading Kyrie To Boston
- August 24, 2017

Spears of ESPN's The Undefeated reported Wednesday that Cleveland reached out to the Golden State Warriors to inquire about a possible deal that would send Irving to California in exchange for Klay Thompson . Squads like the Knicks, the Milwaukee Bucks and your reigning National Basketball Association world champions, the Golden State Warriors. In fact, the rough-and-tumble wing held opposing shooters to a 29.8 percent conversion rate from three when he operated as their primary ... (more...)
The 'Money Belt' and McGregor vows to 'f The 'Money Belt' and McGregor vows to 'f
- August 24, 2017

Now that I'm off Twitter and social media, all I do is watch YouTube videos of Conor McGregor . "You know I believe in skills pays the bills", said the undefeated champion. I'm a special man, I will prove that August 26, this will go one or two rounds, maybe I will bang him out and hurt him. "Imagine McGregor knocks him out in the first couple of rounds". (more...)
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka activated from DL to start vs New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka activated from DL to start vs
- August 24, 2017

The Yankees were in control of this one right from the get go, as Sanchez hit a two-run, first-inning homer off Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd on a day in which he was moved from fourth to third in the lineup with Judge dropping from third to cleanup. (more...)
Yankees Masahiro Tanaka to return on Tuesday against Tigers Yankees Masahiro Tanaka to return on Tuesday against Tigers
- August 24, 2017

The New York Yankees are trying to make up some ground in the American League East while solidifying their position in the Wild Card race. Tanaka owns a lifetime-worst WHIP of 1.279, and his 4.64 FIP falls right in line with his less-than-stellar ERA. (more...)
Fast food hey-yo: Usain Bolt takes his Jamaican restaurant chain worldwide Fast food hey-yo: Usain Bolt takes his Jamaican restaurant chain worldwide
- August 24, 2017

The newly-retired Jamaican sprinter hopes to almost double the number of gold medals he has in restaurants in the United Kingdom alone, putting 15 of his restaurants in the UK by 2022. The Tracks & Records Instagram account shows some of what's on offer at its existing restaurants, giving an idea of what may be served up in the UK. (more...)
Another NZ vs England final at Women's Rugby World Cup Another NZ vs England final at Women's Rugby World Cup
- August 24, 2017

The four-time world champions took a third-minute lead when fly-half Victoria Subritzky-Nafatali touched down, and after their opponents briefly led, a Kendra Cocksedge penalty edged New Zealand back in front before she converted Woodman's opener to secure a 15-7 interval advantage. (more...)
FSU's Fisher says he voted Alabama No. 1 in Coaches Top 25 FSU's Fisher says he voted Alabama No. 1 in Coaches Top 25
- August 24, 2017

He must be better , and the same goes for the team's receiving corps, which they hope will be boosted by the arrivals of highly-touted recruits Omar Manning and Jalen Reagor. Georgia hosts Appalachian State (6:15 p.m., ESPN) to begin the season. After exempting myself from selecting Washington (who, obviously, made the Playoff) I selected Florida , victor of the SEC East, Louisville, who was in the hunt into November and UCL.... (more...)
Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for club record £16.5m Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for club record £16.5m
- August 24, 2017

He is Swansea's fourth senior summer signing and is in contention for a club debut at Crystal Palace on Saturday. "I've seen a lot of Swansea and one of the main reasons I chose to come here was because of the way they play football". (more...)
Cardinals' Trevor Rosenthal to Undergo Tommy John Surgery on Elbow Injury Cardinals' Trevor Rosenthal to Undergo Tommy John Surgery on Elbow Injury
- August 24, 2017

He recorded 11 saves during the season and was 3-4, with a 3.40 ERA, and 76 strikeouts. He had originally been placed on the 10-Day DL last Thursday with "elbow irritation" and "arm tightness" but it's obviously more than a mere irritation. (more...)
ESPN's Ryen Russillo arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry ESPN's Ryen Russillo arrested in Wyoming for criminal entry
- August 24, 2017

A well-known ESPN host was arrested in Jackson early Wednesday morning. Ryen Russillo , a longtime ESPN host who has a popular show with the World Wide Leader, has apparently gotten himself into some sort of trouble during a trip to Wyoming. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur Announce Club Record Signing of Davinson Sanchez Tottenham Hotspur Announce Club Record Signing of Davinson Sanchez
- August 24, 2017

The move is also a record sale for Ajax , who signed Sanchez for less than £5m last summer after he had won the Copa Libertadores with Colombia's Atletico Nacional. Gazzaniga spent last season on loan at Spanish club Rayo Vallecano and has penned a contract until 2022. Sanchez will provide increased competition to Tottenham's established centre back pairing Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld - current third-choice option Kevin Wimmer is the subject of a £15m bid from Crystal Palace. (more...)
Veteran defensive lineman Desmond Bryant released by Cleveland Browns Veteran defensive lineman Desmond Bryant released by Cleveland Browns
- August 24, 2017

Bryant signed as a free agent in March of 2013 with the Browns and he restructured his contract last September following the injury. The final roster cuts after the fourth preseason game will likely involve some more surprises, so for now let's take a look at this Bryant news and more in today's edition of the Daily Dawg Tags. (more...)
Chicago Bulls rumors: 5 potential landing spots for Dwyane Wade Chicago Bulls rumors: 5 potential landing spots for Dwyane Wade
- August 23, 2017

There have been reports that Wade has enrolled his son and nephew in a South Florida, signalling a possible return to South Beach. In short, Wade has played less minutes and has handled the ball, shot the ball and even called for the ball less than we've grown accustomed to seeing. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Lowers Position in Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR)
- August 23, 2017

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, June 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. Denbury Resources Inc.'s average Book Value per Share Growth Rate was -41.7 percent during the past 12 months. Brant Point Investment Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.44% of its portfolio in Radian Group Inc (NYSE:RDN). Commonwealth National Bank Of reported 247,568 shares. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho asks Barcelona to make final Liverpool bid - Guillem Balague
- August 23, 2017

Do you think the Brazilian will still be a Liverpool player come the end of the transfer window? Our referenced source is of the opinion that those behind the scenes at the Camp Nou are to further test Liverpool's resolve by offering them a staggering £ 136 million for the player, with £100 million of that fee paid up front. (more...)
Barcelona pay € 40m release clause to sign possible Coutinho alternative Barcelona pay € 40m release clause to sign possible Coutinho alternative
- August 23, 2017

The Catalan giants saw a reported third bid for the 25-year-old knocked back on Friday and this is said to have prompted chiefs at the Camp Nou to prioritise other targets. Coutinho had arguably his best season for Liverpool in 2016-17 with 13 Premier League goals to help the Merseysiders to Champions League qualification. (more...)
Ryan Giggs Impressed With New-Look Manchester United Ryan Giggs Impressed With New-Look Manchester United
- August 23, 2017

Yet another bright spark United can bank on for glory this season would be Anthony Martial though the frenchman now in his third season with Man Utd has struggled to match the initial hype that heralded his move to Old Trafford, Anthony Martial's cameos against West Ham and Swansea reminded everyone how pivotal he is for the Red Devils. (more...)
WWE RAW Results (8/21/17): John Cena and Roman Reigns Tag Team WWE RAW Results (8/21/17): John Cena and Roman Reigns Tag Team
- August 23, 2017

After such a gutsy, superhuman performance at SummerSlam , will Universal Champion Brock Lesnar and his advocate Paul Heyman be a part of RAW? After destroying Big Show at SummerSlam , Big Cass was went against his former tag partner Enzo Amore under Brooklyn Street Fight rules and the seven-footer did had Amore under the pump before he suffered a legitimate knee injury while attempting a big boot and tumbled over the ropes. (more...)
DeShone Kizer named starter for Browns' third preseason game DeShone Kizer named starter for Browns' third preseason game
- August 23, 2017

Three weeks into his first National Football League preseason, DeShone Kizer emerged as the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns . If Kizer has a solid game on Saturday at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , he will presumably start the regular-season opener as well. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur sign goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton Tottenham Hotspur sign goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton
- August 23, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur have snapped up Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton . Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the acquisition of Argentinian goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton , for a reported fee of between the £2m and £3m mark. (more...)
Red Wings' Andreas Athanasiou weighing KHL offer, report says Red Wings' Andreas Athanasiou weighing KHL offer, report says
- August 23, 2017

He's a terrific skater in a league that continues to get faster. Hudler spent one season in the KHL and rejoined the Red Wings on a new contract for the 2010-11 season. The Red Wings' cap figure stands at roughly $77.5 million, slightly above the $75 million ceiling. The Wings handed Tomas Tatar a four-year deal worth $5.3 million annually and signed Trevor Daley to a three-year deal worth $3.1 million annually earlier this offseason. (more...)
Virat Kohli Closes in on Yet Another Milestone Virat Kohli Closes in on Yet Another Milestone
- August 23, 2017

With his 82 against the Lankans, Virat overtook England skipper Eoin Morgan into the top three and presently averages more than the other two above him. Lasith Malinga , the only bowler in ODI history to take four wickets in a row - versus South Africa in the 2007 World Cup - has largely plied his trade for Indian Premier League champions Mumbai Indians in the last few seasons. (more...)
Dimitar Berbatov moves to India Dimitar Berbatov moves to India
- August 23, 2017

This was after the player revealed in April that he held talks with David Moyes about a move to Sunderland and is keen to find himself another Premier League club. He then moved to United for a £30.75 million fee and won two Premier League titles and another League Cup during four seasons with the club. Berbatov , named Bulgaria's Footballer of the Year on seven occasions, has also played for CSKA Sofia, Bayer Leverkusen and Monaco during his illustrious career. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers break new ground hiring first openly LGBT coach San Francisco 49ers break new ground hiring first openly LGBT coach
- August 23, 2017

Now she's breaking down walls as part of the LGBT community. Sowers, who was an intern on the Falcons' staff in 2016 with new 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, will work with the wide receivers in San Francisco . Playing multiple positions on offense and defense - which is common in women's football - Sowers helped lead the US team to a women's world title and gold medal in 2013. (more...)
West Ham manager Bilic still furious at Arnautovic over red card West Ham manager Bilic still furious at Arnautovic over red card
- August 23, 2017

But if it stays like that we have a really strong squad. "We are happy but if somebody leaves we have to be ready to act". West Ham, who have lost their opening two league games of the new season, travel to Newcastle United when Premier League action resumes on Saturday. (more...)
World Cup legend claims Rooney should never play for England again World Cup legend claims Rooney should never play for England again
- August 23, 2017

He didn't have the last laugh, though. I really appreciated that, ' Rooney said in his statement. His last match for England was in November past year and at 31, it may be considered as a surprise decision. In total, Guardiola has spent just short of £400m on new players since taking charge as manager in June 2016, but the tactical confusion continues to reign at City. (more...)