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Chelsea eye Leicester's Drinkwater as Matic replacement Chelsea eye Leicester's Drinkwater as Matic replacement
- August 01, 2017

After Nemanja Matic's move to Manchester United, Chelsea are on the lookout for another central midfielder despite landing Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco . Leicester are firm with their stance that Drinkwater - who only signed a new four-year contract at the club in 2016 - is not for sale, however. The Frenchman was a member of the Premier League-winning team for the second season in a row and won the PFA and FWA Player of the Year awards. (more...)
Giants decide to have kicking competition, sign Mike Nugent Giants decide to have kicking competition, sign Mike Nugent
- August 01, 2017

Nugent, now 35, was a second-round draft pick by the Jets in 2005. Last season, however, Nugent missed six extra points, which led to the Bengals releasing him in December. The Giants went through the entire offseason with one kicker who had never kicked in an National Football League game, but added plenty of experience today. (more...)
A's make trade, but not the one everyone is expecting A's make trade, but not the one everyone is expecting
- August 01, 2017

He is 13-14 with a 4.67 ERA in 79 games (23 starts) in five seasons in the minors. The 60-day timeline means Owings would not be eligible to return to the Diamondbacks until just before the end of the regular season. Rosales, 34, was batting.234 with four home runs and 27 RBIs in 71 games with Oakland this season. He made three relief appearances with the Hops and combined with both clubs for a 1-1 record and a 6.21 ERA in 21 relief appearances overall. (more...)
Zulpikar Maimaitali hits back at Vijender Singh on his latest comment Zulpikar Maimaitali hits back at Vijender Singh on his latest comment
- August 01, 2017

Star boxer Vijender Singhs “Chinese products” remark has provoked his next opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali to issue a strong retort ahead of their eagerly-awaited bout titled ‘Battleground Asia. Both the WBO title holders are number one boxers in their respective country's India and China as they both remain unbeaten since the time they made their debut in the field of professional boxing. (more...)
Southampton reportedly after £12million-rated Dutch centre-back Southampton reportedly after £12million-rated Dutch centre-back
- August 01, 2017

The Dutch global looked to be heading to Liverpool but the Reds were forced to issue a public apology and vow to end their pursuit after Southampton complained to the Premier League about their illegal approach. The Liverpool Echo understand that the Toffees are pondering a move for another highly-regarded Dutch worldwide in Wesley Hoedt, with manager Ronald Koeman and director of football Steve Walsh said to have discussed the Lazio defender at great length. (more...)
Mariners' James Paxton named co-AL Player of the Week Mariners' James Paxton named co-AL Player of the Week
- August 01, 2017

This past week, the left-hander twirled a combined 13 shutout innings against the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets while striking out 18. Beltre became the 31st player in big league history to notch 3,000 career hits when he accomplished the feat on Sunday afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles. (more...)
Automatic Data Processing Inc (NASDAQ:ADP) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 0.87 Automatic Data Processing Inc (NASDAQ:ADP) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 0.87
- August 01, 2017

Wimmer Associates 1 LLC held its position in Automatic Data Processing (NYSE: ADP ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. Jensen Invest Management owns 2.33M shares. Piedmont Advisors Lc has 97,298 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Burke And Herbert Bankshares And Tru invested in 5,727 shares. (more...)
Cardinals activate Piscotty from DL, return Bader to Memphis
- August 01, 2017

Piscotty, who has been sidelined by a strained right groin, hasn't played since July 14. Piscotty has struggled this season, slashing.236/.348/.371 with a.318 wOBA, 6 home runs, and a 20.1% strikeout percentage in 273 plate appearances this season. (more...)
Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY) Upgraded by BidaskClub to "Sell"
- August 01, 2017

Proficio Capital Partners has an ownership of 2,098 stocks of the financial services provider's shares valued $145,000 after scooping up an extra 1,167 shares through out the quarter. The company had revenue of $7.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.88 billion. Welch Group purchased a fresh position in Royal Bank Of Canada during the Q1 valued about $101,000. (more...)
Bolton Wanderers confirm double loan swoop for West Ham United starlets Bolton Wanderers confirm double loan swoop for West Ham United starlets
- August 01, 2017

However that has offered little comfort to the majority of the West Ham supporters, who are very proud of the players that break through their academy. I think I enjoyed one of my best seasons with them before. "We've worked with Reece and Josh before and are very pleased to get them on board". "The gaffer is a big part in me coming here". (more...)
Local driver dies at FNB Stadium stampede Local driver dies at FNB Stadium stampede
- August 01, 2017

NAFSA also notes with appreciation joint announcement by Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs Chairmen on their undertaking to have the matter investigated independently and completed within fourteen days . Kaizer Chiefs won the match 1-0. The Portfolio Committee on Sport and Recreation has conveyed condolences to the families of those who died in a stampede that occurred at the FNB Stadium last Saturday. (more...)
Jay Leach Named New Head Coach Of Bruins' AHL Affiliate In Providence Jay Leach Named New Head Coach Of Bruins' AHL Affiliate In Providence
- August 01, 2017

This marks the first head coaching job for Leach , who served as an assistant coach under Kevin Dean in Providence last season. The elder Leach resigned as UMaine associate head coach earlier this year . Prior to his professional career, Leach played four seasons at Providence College from 1997-2001. He did not have good news for Bruins fans. Carbery was also an assistant coach for the club during the 2010-11 season. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Says Liverpool FC Will Be Premier League Title Contenders
- August 01, 2017

Manager Jurgen Klopp has continued to hold firm, saying Liverpool are "not a selling club", however similar sentiments were shared before losing the likes of Luis Suarez and Raheem Sterling. While the start of the new European season is just around the corner, it looks like several top clubs could be conducting plenty of transfer business throughout August as the transfer deadline approaches. (more...)
Kurt Busch's Stewart-Haas NASCAR deal won't be renewed for 2018 Kurt Busch's Stewart-Haas NASCAR deal won't be renewed for 2018
- August 01, 2017

Stewart-Haas Racing has informed Busch the organization will not pick up the option on the 2017 Daytona 500 victor and 2004 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion for next season. Busch, who has been with Stewart-Haas since 2014, is now 14th in the Cup standings with one win and 10 top-10 finishes so far this season. As with so many NASCAR moves in this era, what SHR does next could come down to who brings the most sponsorship to the table. (more...)
Newcastle United's Massadio Haidara told to find a new club Newcastle United's Massadio Haidara told to find a new club
- August 01, 2017

After being handed a surprise start in a pre-season win against Hearts, Haidara did not feature in any of the next three games and Benitez has told the defender he needs to find a new club, the Chronicle reports. The Spanish coach understands how hard it will be for Vazquez to play regularly at Real Madrid next season and is trying to coax him to the Premier League. (more...)
Jaguars rookie RB I'Tavius Mathers carried off field after collision Jaguars rookie RB I'Tavius Mathers carried off field after collision
- August 01, 2017

Mathers signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State this offseason. The team released a statement after the practice about Mathers' condition. In his final season there, Mathers had 232 carries for 1,561 yards and 20 touchdowns. He ran for 1,561 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior past year, averaging more than 120 yards a game. (more...)
Edelman, Gilmore ejected from practice after fight Edelman, Gilmore ejected from practice after fight
- August 01, 2017

The boring and tedious process gives in to infighting within teams. This is Gilmore's first training camp with the Patriots. During training camp practice today, wide receiver Julian Edelman and cornerback Stephon Gilmore got into an altercation. (more...)
Arsenal planning move for Nice midfielder Jean Seri Arsenal planning move for Nice midfielder Jean Seri
- August 01, 2017

Of course, the name of Thomas Lemar was instantly mentioned, with Gupta all but confirming that Arsenal have entered into negotiations for the Monaco winger in a subsequent newspaper interview. Klopp is likely to want further reinforcements, however, as Liverpool prepare for a return to the Champions League next season. Seri, 26, has impressed at Nice since joining in 2015 from Portuguese side Pacos de Ferreira, and Arsenal scouted him regularly last season as Nice finished third in ... (more...)
Liverpool rejected €100m Barca offer for Coutinho
- August 01, 2017

But with PSG now involved, Liverpool can as well move to maximize their profit and sell him for a bigger fee than what the Catalans are offering. Lemar, meanwhile, has been the subject of bids from Arsenal. West Brom manager Tony Pulis is struggling to bring new players to The Hawthorns as the club's Chinese owners are cautious with their cash. Liverpool could still break its club transfer record this summer by signing Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, according to the Liverpool ... (more...)
Former Broncos Offensive Tackle Ryan Clady Retires After Nine-Year Career Former Broncos Offensive Tackle Ryan Clady Retires After Nine-Year Career
- August 01, 2017

Clady goes on to thank specifically the Denver Broncos organization - the team that selected him in the first round of the 2008 draft - as well as owner Pat Bowlen . "I have deliberated on this decision thoroughly until now", he wrote, "because I wanted to see if the beginning of National Football League training camps would inspire the passion that I need to perform at the standards that I established for myself during my nine-year National Football League career". (more...)
Coquelin: Lacazette will be a goalscoring machine for Arsenal
- August 01, 2017

The Gunners' record signing hit his first goal at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, providing the only bright spot in an otherwise poor showing by the home team as they lost 2-1 to Sevilla in the Emirates Cup . It's a great league with lots of teams. It is I who needs to adapt as soon as possible. "Even against the smallest one, it's not always easy". "It can be hard to find someone who can score 25 to 30 goals, so if he can do that it would be very special for us". (more...)
Is the National Football League seriously considering relaxing its marijuana rules? Is the National Football League seriously considering relaxing its marijuana rules?
- August 01, 2017

On the surface, the news that the NFL has offered to collaborate with the NFLPA in its effort to study whether marijuana can be used as a pain management tools suggests that the league finally has made a decision to soften its stance that marijuana is addictive, unhealthy , illegal. (more...)
Guardiola admits Iheanacho may not leave Man City Guardiola admits Iheanacho may not leave Man City
- August 01, 2017

But Kelechi, in a pleading he filed for the court, claims he does not know and never spent time with Galeano. Galeano claims to have become Iheanacho's agent in 2013 after signing a "representative agreement", and additionally claimed that Zanicky never used his name as an alias. (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen was faster, admits Hungarian Grand Prix victor Sebastian Vettel Kimi Raikkonen was faster, admits Hungarian Grand Prix victor Sebastian Vettel
- August 01, 2017

Championship leader Vettel, already a four-time world titlist, increased his advantage over three-time champion Lewis Hamilton to 14 points, partly courtesy of the Briton's decision to hand a podium finish to his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Hungary. (more...)
Ricciardo's Beef With His Teammate Has Been Dealt With Ricciardo's Beef With His Teammate Has Been Dealt With
- August 01, 2017

Max Verstappen believes Red Bull was able to understand some "good ideas" for its future direction during the opening day of the second in-season test at the Hungaroring . "That was amateur to say the least. We will sort it out". He doesn't like people passing him. "I accept the apology so I'm done with it, but it's impossible to change what happened anyway". (more...)
Michael Jordan: LaVar Ball couldn't beat me if I was one-legged Michael Jordan: LaVar Ball couldn't beat me if I was one-legged
- August 01, 2017

Really? It doesn't dignify an answer, but I'm gonna give it to you because you asked the question. "I think his father is very proud of all his kids". "Look at everybody, man". Jordan, who's won six National Basketball Association championships and has been named the MVP five times, called LaVar's claim that he could beat him ridiculous. (more...)
Blake Bortles pulls a Ryan Mallett, tosses five picks at Jaguars practice Blake Bortles pulls a Ryan Mallett, tosses five picks at Jaguars practice
- August 01, 2017

On Saturday night, by all accounts, he had one of the the worst practices any National Football League quarterback has ever had when he tossed five interceptions - two of which were picked off by a player who hasn't play in an National Football League game in two seasons. (more...)
Kam Chancellor, Seahawks reportedly agree to contract extension Kam Chancellor, Seahawks reportedly agree to contract extension
- August 01, 2017

Even before the Chancellor deal, the team had the bulk of its salary-cap money committed to the secondary and now Richard Sherman , Earl Thomas and Chancellor are making $10 million or more a season. Chancellor ended that holdout without getting a new deal from the Seahawks, who said they didn't want to revisit the deal because it had three years remaining. (more...)
Tyron Woodley Thinks Georges St-Pierre Should Have to Fight Him Tyron Woodley Thinks Georges St-Pierre Should Have to Fight Him
- August 01, 2017

Michael Bisping will show up and fight. In the final three rounds, Woodley , of St. Louis, seemed content to defend takedowns and go to the scorecards. With that said, the welterweight title fight played out as many fans and analysts expected it would, with Woodley utilizing a cautious gameplan in order to avoid the unsafe submission game of the Brazilian. (more...)
Government Apathy Prompts Deaflympics Medal Winners To Protest At Delhi Airport Government Apathy Prompts Deaflympics Medal Winners To Protest At Delhi Airport
- August 01, 2017

One understands where such a strong feeling is coming from as they put up a splendid performance, winning five medals, which is their best ever haul. In the best ever performance for India at the tournament, the contingent consisting of 46 athletes as well as support staff are unhappy with the government, claiming that Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel did not speak to them, let alone acknowledge their victory. (more...)