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Vazquez helps lead Red Sox over Blue Jays Vazquez helps lead Red Sox over Blue Jays
- August 29, 2017

Designated for assignment is baseball speak for what transpired to Aoki, meaning he could wind up accepting a demotion to Toronto's Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo should he clear waivers. The Red Sox were hot for weeks but had cooled down with four defeats in a row before sneaking by Toronto 6-5 on Monday. The Blue Jays, who have had problems with their starting staff, have received mostly quality starts from Stroman. (more...)
Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in Ian Wright labels Arsenal as a club in "absolute shambles"
- August 29, 2017

Wright also expressed amazement that his old club would sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea amid reports the England global could be on his way to Stamford Bridge in a £35million deal. You do feel it's nearly like his blanket, his comfort blanket. 'When you go through that list of what's going wrong - and you have got to throw in recruitment as well - it's an absolute shambles and I'm really gutted for everyone involved'. (more...)
MUtd 2-0 Leicester: Mourinho hails match-winning subs MUtd 2-0 Leicester: Mourinho hails match-winning subs
- August 29, 2017

After the Premier League win against Leicester on Saturday, the Portuguese gaffer told BT Sport , "He will be back in January". United had two men rise like they were after the ball which took attention from the real target on the ground. (more...)
Hamilton wins Belgian GP to trim Vettel's lead to 7 points
- August 29, 2017

He may be convinced to accept this new role for the next eight races with the help of a multi-year contract from 2018, when until now Mercedes has hinted it was only prepared to give him another one-year deal, to be free on the market at the end of next year, when many talented drivers' contracts expire. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel Doesn't Want To Be Lewis Hamilton's Formula 1 Team-Mate
- August 29, 2017

Red Bull duo Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo finished behind Raikkonen to cover the third row. Kimi Raikkonen , in the other Ferrari auto, finished just outside the podium in fourth after losing some places in the restart. To remedy the situation, Ferrari has made some significant changes, including a new front suspension set up featuring a 3 damper and a larger, more threaded spring. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Addresses the Out of Squad Players in Game Program Jose Mourinho Addresses the Out of Squad Players in Game Program
- August 29, 2017

Replays showed that Lacazette was clearly onside, and the Gunners should have had their equalizer. The likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan , Michael Carrick, Daley Blind and Victor Lindelof were all caught on camera driving their expensive array of cars into Carrington. (more...)
Virender Sehwag and other athletes reminisce Major Dhyanchand — National Sports Day Virender Sehwag and other athletes reminisce Major Dhyanchand — National Sports Day
- August 29, 2017

After seeing his prolific play at the 1936 Berlin Olympics , Adolf Hitler offered Dhyan Chand , a Major in the British Indian Army, German citizenship and an offer to promote him to the rank of a Colonel. National Sports Awards such as Arjuna and Khel Ratna are conferred on selected athletes by the President of India every year, on this day. He shared a number of posts saying, "Tributes to the greatest hockey player of all times and India's greatest sportsman, Major Dhyanchand on ... (more...)
Atlanta city leaders to unveil Martin Luther King memorial statue Monday Atlanta city leaders to unveil Martin Luther King memorial statue Monday
- August 29, 2017

Bernice King . "And, in so doing, it is my hope, and my prayer, that one this day all across this nation, that conversations will begin on the appropriate ways to represent this nation in our public spaces". The pose was modeled after a photograph of King walking away from Alabama's Montgomery County Courthouse during the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956. (more...)
Jesse Jackson: NFL Owners 'Have Colluded' Against Colin Kaepernick Jesse Jackson: NFL Owners 'Have Colluded' Against Colin Kaepernick
- August 29, 2017

While the singing of the national anthem was going on in one of the games of the previous season, Kaepernick was the first player to kneel as his way of speaking out against racial injustice. "If you're trying to be both - football is commercial". I can't be two things at once that contradict each other. "You're talking about Jim Brown , a guy who was a huge part of the 1967 summit, saying that Colin Kaepernick went about this wrong". (more...)
Former Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote, 90, dies Former Michigan State coach Jud Heathcote, 90, dies
- August 29, 2017

In his 26-year coaching career between Montana and Michigan State , Heathcote compiled a 419-274 record. He led Michigan State to a National Championship in 1979. The school says Heathcote died Monday in Spokane. "For me, he was one of the best teachers I had the opportunity to be around". "He will be missed, yet his memory will be seen through the many different people he impacted", Hollis stated. (more...)
Ibrahimovic unlikely to return before January, says Mourinho Ibrahimovic unlikely to return before January, says Mourinho
- August 29, 2017

Mourinho spent a British record £75 million to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in the close-season and the Belgian's arrival has sparked United to win 4-0 against both West Ham and Swansea in their first two league games. Yes, we have. So we don't need to leave any player outside of the list. I have to play Rashford or Lukaku. Marcus Rashford could also work in this role if Martial is chosen to play on the wings with raw pace and his ability in the hole behind a striker. (more...)
Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open
- August 29, 2017

The 37-year-old American took her second match point on teenager Kuzmova's serve to win 6-3 3-6 6-2. Kuzmova, who reached the US Open juniors final a year ago (falling there to Kayla Day of the United States), kept fighting, saving a set point at 5-2 with an ace, and then hitting another ace on game point to force Williams to serve out the first set at 5-3. (more...)
Hip Injury Forces Murray Out Of US Open
- August 29, 2017

Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka , and Kei Nishikori will be out for the rest of the season with their respective injuries, whilst Milos Raonic is aiming to be back in action after missing the final Grand Slam tournament of the year in NY. (more...)
Jay Cutler gives Miami Dolphins offense hope in third preseason game Jay Cutler gives Miami Dolphins offense hope in third preseason game
- August 29, 2017

Not only did Cutler prove he can still sling the deep ball effectively with a 72-yard pass to DeVante Parker , but he also showed off his uncanny ability to evade pressure and get comfortable in the pocket . Those three have high potential together, and Nate Allen isn't a bad option to hold things down at free safety while the underrated McDonald serves an eight-game suspension to start the year. (more...)
Mets shut down Cespedes for remainder of Major League Baseball season Mets shut down Cespedes for remainder of Major League Baseball season
- August 29, 2017

As the Mets wait to see the results of Wright's re-examination, the team knows Cespedes will only be a spectator for the remainder of the seadon. Wright played designated hitter for Class A St. The outfielder suffered strains in both hamstrings this season, and said Friday he will adjust his offseason workouts. He was examined in NY on Monday. (more...)
Lions make Matthew Stafford highest-paid player in National Football League, reports say Lions make Matthew Stafford highest-paid player in National Football League, reports say
- August 29, 2017

Stafford's deal is reportedly expected to top it. Stafford has completed 2,634 of 4,285 passes for 30,303 yards, 187 touchdowns and 108 interceptions. His contract will likely serve as a benchmark for upcoming Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers, who are all set to become free agents within the next three offseasons. (more...)
Thoughts as Manchester United Set the Pace in the Premier League Thoughts as Manchester United Set the Pace in the Premier League
- August 29, 2017

It sealed a third successive victory without conceding for United, which is chasing its first title since Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013 with a team overhauled in the last four years. Yet the niggling worry remains and Mourinho does not hide it. Jones has been selected in England's squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia, though he is now dealing with an ankle injury. (more...)
How José Mourinho Took a Risk by Rebuilding Manchester United How José Mourinho Took a Risk by Rebuilding Manchester United
- August 29, 2017

The bench has also remained largely unchanged, but the group stage of the Champions League will start on September 11, while Man United also have a League Cup clash against Burton Albion on September 18. After the worldwide break, United face a trip to Stoke in the next Premier League encounter, followed up by a Champions League tie against Basel at Old Trafford. (more...)
UW's Azeem Victor, Austin Joyner suspended for season opener at Rutgers UW's Azeem Victor, Austin Joyner suspended for season opener at Rutgers
- August 29, 2017

The Huskies will also be without defensive back Austin Joyner for Friday's game against Rutgers in New Jersey. A two-year starter, Victor had 67 tackles including three for loss last season before a broken leg suffered early in the loss to USC - Washington's only loss of the regular season - ended his junior campaign. (more...)
Conte eyes new faces as Blues ease past exhausted Toffees Conte eyes new faces as Blues ease past exhausted Toffees
- August 29, 2017

The Blues came off a gruelling 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Monday and Thursday's trip to Croatia looking jaded and uninspired in their 2-0 defeat to the Champions but he said he was proud nevertheless of the way his players kept going despite a poor first half. (more...)
Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: Magnificent reds demolish Arsenal at Anfield
- August 29, 2017

Sanchez enjoyed his most prolific scoring campaign for Arsenal last season, netting 30 goals in 51 appearances having been deployed in a central striking role. I think if they still wanted to blitz them they would have done that. We have played one home game and two away games. "I called them cowards last season and got a bit of criticism but I'll say it again: cowards. (more...)
Liverpool humiliate Arsenal in horror show for Arsene Wenger
- August 29, 2017

Liverpool cleared a corner, Salah beat Hector Bellerin to a bouncing ball midway inside the hosts' half and then had a clear run on goal before beating goalkeeper Petr Cech. "Okay, you can come and lose a match 4-0 if you have a bad day, when you are fighting but are unlucky, but not like how it happened today", he said. (more...)
Ricciardo takes 3rd while Verstappen endures DNF in Belgium Ricciardo takes 3rd while Verstappen endures DNF in Belgium
- August 29, 2017

Red Bull boss Christian Horner took aim at Renault after the race for what he described as "below-par service" from the French manufacturer, who continue to struggle to match the Ferrari and Mercedes power units. 'They need to sort it out'. "For a top team, this can not happen". But reliability across the three teams is pretty dire. "Our strength is in sector two so we will work even harder there to improve, but in general the balance of the vehicle was great". (more...)
Texans vs. Cowboys moved to AT&T Stadium due to Hurricane Harvey devastation Texans vs. Cowboys moved to AT&T Stadium due to Hurricane Harvey devastation
- August 29, 2017

The Houston Texans have pledged $1 million to help their city rebuild. The effort had raised more than $500,000 on Monday. "None of our players have asked to go home and even if they did, the roads are impassible and that would be impossible", O'Brien said. (more...)
Muguruza relaxed over US Open favourite tag Muguruza relaxed over US Open favourite tag
- August 29, 2017

The Wimbledon champion, who heads the market at 7/2 ahead of Karolina Pliskova at 6/1, has established herself as the current leading lady of the women's tour, following up her SW19 triumph by winning one of the bigger WTA Tour events in Cincinnati last weekend. (more...)
Stats That Stood Out: Vikings-49ers Stats That Stood Out: Vikings-49ers
- August 29, 2017

QB depth chart: Sam Bradford started and played the entire first half. The play provided a much-needed boost seconds after the Vikings allowed an 87-yard touchdown. Seventh-round pick Stacy Coley has emerged as a preseason star . When they did, however, it had more to do with Hoyer being Hoyer and under-throwing some receivers. (more...)
Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Lyric Video Breaks Record Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Lyric Video Breaks Record
- August 29, 2017

She wrote and produced it with frequent collaborator Jack Antonoff , who performs in the bands Bleachers and fun. The song is off her forthcoming album Reputation , due out this November, and whatever you think about the song, it has already broken two major records. (more...)
Ravens Extend John Harbaugh's Contract One Year Ravens Extend John Harbaugh's Contract One Year
- August 29, 2017

Harbaugh's contract was initially set to expire after the 2018 season, however with this extension, he will now be with the Baltimore Ravens through the 2019 season. However, if the Ravens struggle this year and miss out on the playoffs, the outside speculation about Harbaugh's status surely would have picked up. The team had one of the better defenses in football previous year and added to that this offseason, with the addition of safety Tony Jefferson and cornerback Brandon Carr . (more...)
Mother Dead After Husband Stabs Her in Front of Son Mother Dead After Husband Stabs Her in Front of Son
- August 29, 2017

A man suspected of fatally stabbing his wife in front of their 12-year-old son in Sherman Oaks over the weekend was arrested after being struck by a vehicle in Ventura County, police said Monday. The couple's son ran out of the home, yelling for help and neighbors quickly called 911, according to the station. Paramedics rushed her to an area hospital, where she later died from her wounds, Eisenman said. (more...)
Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback
- August 29, 2017

This was always going to be the result. Now in his 15th National Football League season, McCown was able to fend off 2016 second-round draft pick Christian Hackenberg , and, to a lesser extent, third-year signal caller Bryce Petty to earn the job. (more...)