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Richmond spring victor Logano returns in 'do-or-die situation' Richmond spring victor Logano returns in 'do-or-die situation'
- September 09, 2017

NASCAR rules allow Logano to keep the victory, but not the playoff points or automatic playoff berth. He has gone in reverse and hasn't won again. Kenseth will start the race two points behind Chase Elliott and one point ahead of Jamie McMurray for the final three spots and, with 13 drivers winning races this season, that gives them the next three spots based on the point standings. (more...)
Wenger ready to abandon three-man defence as Premier League returns Wenger ready to abandon three-man defence as Premier League returns
- September 09, 2017

The transfer market is over and for us it's important - there was a lot going on on that front - so overall it's very hard for me to speak about that. Barring a 10-minute period in the opening game against Leicester City, Arsenal have been abject on the field. Alexandre Lacazette is a bargain at £50+ million. (more...)
Millionaire Football Star Cries Racism Over Run In With Las Vegas Cops Millionaire Football Star Cries Racism Over Run In With Las Vegas Cops
- September 09, 2017

I was here with my friends. "The officers ignored my pleas and instead told me to shut up, and then took me to the back of a nearby police vehicle, where I sat for what felt like an eternity until they apparently realized I was not a thug, common criminal or ordinary Black man, but Michael Bennett , a famous professional football player". (more...)
NFL Suspends Former Kicker For Domestic Violence NFL Suspends Former Kicker For Domestic Violence
- September 09, 2017

The NFL suspended Brown for the first game of the 2016 season after the a league investigated an alleged domestic violence incident between Brown and his then wife in 2015. Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk notes the six-game suspension issued to Brown now contradicts the league's policy regarding violations of the personal conduct and domestic violence. (more...)
Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg title fight off UFC 215 Demetrious Johnson-Ray Borg title fight off UFC 215
- September 09, 2017

Close matchup or not, watching Mighty Mouse fight is always a treat. Borg's illness simultaneously redeems and thwarts UFC President Dana White, who was met by resistance from Johnson over White's interest in assigning the champion a more stringent test for the record against former bantamweight champion T.J. (more...)
16-year-old professional surfer dies catching wave during Hurricane Irma 16-year-old professional surfer dies catching wave during Hurricane Irma
- September 08, 2017

He and other surfers were riding huge waves generated by the Category Five hurricane on Tuesday. "Horrible news", original Bajan pro-turned-surf instructor Alan Burke told Surfline . Emergency responders performed CPR on Venezia for 75 minutes before he arrived at a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to Surfer .com, which also reported the news, Venezia started moving up the ranks in the competitive surfing world when he was just 11 years old, winning several ... (more...)
Spirit Airlines, Inc. (SAVE) Reached a New 52-Week Low
- September 08, 2017

It has outperformed by 7.66% the S&P500. Century Capital Management Llc decreased Privatebancorp Inc. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 5.44 million shares, FMR LLC with 4.28 million shares, WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with 4.12 million shares, OPPENHEIMERFUNDS, INC. (more...)
Root names team for Lord's Test Root names team for Lord's Test
- September 08, 2017

It was a day when the ball swung deviously late in its flight path. The decision comes after the team management has chose to drop Chris Woakes from the XI after he managed just two wickets 33.2 overs in the second Test at Headingley, which West Indies went on to win by five wickets to level the series 1-1. (more...)
Simeone's Atletico Madrid Extension Not Linked to Diego Costa, Insists Cerezo Simeone's Atletico Madrid Extension Not Linked to Diego Costa, Insists Cerezo
- September 08, 2017

Fenerbahce are still holding with Diego Costa's representatives about bringing the Chelsea striker to Turkey on loan, the BBC reported on Thursday night. However, earlier this week the pendulum swung again as Costa was left out of Chelsea's squad for the Champions League amid renewed speculation that the Blues still expected to sell him to Atletico in January. (more...)
Sit, Start, and Sleepers from each National Football League division Sit, Start, and Sleepers from each National Football League division
- September 08, 2017

Here's how it works; you select real players to create fake teams that earn points based on real players' performances on the field. The 2017 National Football League regular season is getting started tonight, with the New England Patriots hosting the Kansas City Chiefs on NBC. (more...)
Vegas Still in Running as North American World Cup 2026 Site Vegas Still in Running as North American World Cup 2026 Site
- September 08, 2017

Organizers say that as many as 25 cities will be submitted to Federation Internationale de Football Association, with at least 12 serving as official hosts. But there are also less likely venues: Birmingham, Ala.; Pittsburgh; Salt Lake City, and Regina, Saskatchewan. All stadiums are required to have at least 40,000 seats for group stage matches, and a capacity of at least 80,000 to be considered for the Opening Match and the Final. (more...)
Giants WR Odell Beckham misses Thursday's practice Giants WR Odell Beckham misses Thursday's practice
- September 07, 2017

For the second straight day, Beckham stretched with teammates before the practice and then worked with a trainer after the calisthenics ended. "I'm just itching, itching", he said. Beckham said what he misses by sitting out practice are "reps". He's making progress. Wednesday was the first time since Beckham injured his ankle more than two weeks ago that he was seen doing any sort of running. (more...)
Tottenham reveal awesome retractable pitch at new stadium Tottenham reveal awesome retractable pitch at new stadium
- September 07, 2017

The pitch, which retracts in three parts, has a separate NFL field underneath, so any American football played at the ground won't affect the state of the football pitch. SCX were also the team behind building the retractable roof on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and will be adding a similar installation to Court One for the 2019 tournament. (more...)
Browns release Calvin Pryor after scuffle with teammate Browns release Calvin Pryor after scuffle with teammate
- September 07, 2017

There is no immediate word yet on the altercation with Louis, the team's No. 3 wideout, other than the Browns confirming they did, in fact, release Pryor. Another failed offseason for this franchise as they traded linebacker Demario Davis to the Jets for Pryor, who just so happened to be in NY when IK Enemkpali punched out Geno Smithin 2015. (more...)
Best of Sanchez still to come says Wenger Best of Sanchez still to come says Wenger
- September 07, 2017

An abdominal problem and the flu prevented him from starting either of Arsenal's opening three games of this term, but he was fit enough to feature in the club's 4-0 drubbing by Liverpool ahead of the September global break. "He needs to come back to full fitness, which he was not at Liverpool". Sanchez is here and focused on here. "One, all the players expect higher wages because they anticipate inflation". (more...)
Arsene Wenger Wishes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Well At Liverpool Arsene Wenger Wishes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Well At Liverpool
- September 07, 2017

Keown feels that Oxlade-Chamberlain now needs to begin showing his potential following his big-money move and has discussed where he could slot into Klopp's starting XI. But as the games begin to pile up, he will have plenty of opportunities to cement a place in the starting eleven. If he is to be thrown into the starting line-up for Saturday's early Premier League match against Pep Guardiola's men, it is the Dutchman who could unfortunately find himself on the bench. (more...)
Vegas police contest Seattle Seahawks player's accusations of brutality, racial profiling Vegas police contest Seattle Seahawks player's accusations of brutality, racial profiling
- September 07, 2017

He says they loaded him into the back of a police auto, where he sat "until they apparently realized I was not a thug, a common criminal or ordinary black man but Michael Bennett a famous professional football player". The 6-foot-4 defensive end says he was handcuffed face-down on the ground after one officer held a gun to his head saying he would blow his head off if he moved. (more...)
Former Yankees executive Gene 'Stick' Michael dies at 79 Former Yankees executive Gene 'Stick' Michael dies at 79
- September 07, 2017

Michael would manager the Cubs in 1986 and 1987 before returning to the Yankees in 1990. Michael also traded Roberto Kelly for outfielder Paul O'Neill, a move that helped the team win World Series titles in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. After his stint as GM of the Yankees, Michael served as the team's vice president of major league scouting until 2003, when he became vice preside and senior adviser. (more...)
Journalist with hotline to Melwood delivers Liverpool transfer news fans will love Journalist with hotline to Melwood delivers Liverpool transfer news fans will love
- September 07, 2017

But despite all of his efforts, including a transfer request and a lengthy explanation, the defender was forced to remain with the Saints past deadline day, much to his disappointment. Pellegrino added: 'I always talk to my players, and I have done with Virgil, but it is something private. The Liverpool Echo's football editor Andy Kelly has hinted that the Reds could make a fresh attempt to sign Virgil van Dijk in January or at the end of the season, after meeting with club sporting ... (more...)
Wenger brushes off talk of crisis at faltering Arsenal Wenger brushes off talk of crisis at faltering Arsenal
- September 07, 2017

You don't question things like that because you lose one game. Arsenal chased the Frenchman all summer, but gave up hope of signing the 21-year-old a week before the end of the transfer window, insisting that Monaco would not be selling the player. (more...)
Arkansas State University Game Against Miami Cancelled Due To Hurricane Irma Fears Arkansas State University Game Against Miami Cancelled Due To Hurricane Irma Fears
- September 07, 2017

The NFL informed the Bucs and the Dolphins that their game scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium has been postponed until November 19, or Week 11, when both teams were scheduled to have a bye week. "For us, to keep it there would be huge". If the game was not moved to a neutral site, it would have been unlikely to be rescheduled. Crews are preparing equipment to make sure that doesn't happen, but Gent said underground power lines won't necessarily save you from an outage. (more...)
Boomer Esiason I Still Love Craig Carton ... After 'Shocking' Arrest Boomer Esiason I Still Love Craig Carton ... After 'Shocking' Arrest
- September 07, 2017

As for Carton, Esiason said , "I just want people to know out there that I've loved my partner for 10 years and I still love my partner". And I am praying every single day that he lands on his feet, that they land on their feet. CBS Radio, who owns WFAN, confirmed the news via a statement issued Wednesday evening . Although Christie co-hosted WFAN's "Boomer and Carton" show over the summer, the embattled politician is not being considered as a temporary host alongside Boomer Esiason ... (more...)
Roger Goodell on Whether Kaepernick Is Good Enough for NFL Roger Goodell on Whether Kaepernick Is Good Enough for NFL
- September 07, 2017

This is a fair assessment, and it's true that each team has a different playbook and mindset and that Kaepernick might not be the best fit for every roster. Goodell added that it is up to "football people" including coaches who assess the needs of a team. When asked whether he personally thought Kaepernick was talented enough to continue to play in the league, Goodell declined to say, stating that he is not a "football expert". (more...)
Sebastian Janikowski to remain with the Raiders Sebastian Janikowski to remain with the Raiders
- September 07, 2017

After a report of the Raiders front office working out three kickers surfaced on Monday, the story completely blew up. It looks like they've now come to an agreement, though, so Janikowski will go into his 18th season with Oakland. The Florida State product missed the final two preseason games with injuries, and Schefter cited ESPN's Field Yates and said Oakland worked out Josh Lambo, Mike Nugent and Marshall Koehn. (more...)
Ohio State could wear LeBron James Nike cleats vs Ohio State could wear LeBron James Nike cleats vs
- September 07, 2017

The Sooner secondary wound up on the wrong side of highlight plays as guys like Noah Brown caught ridiculous catches, like the one-handed grab on then-cornerback Michiah Quick's back in the end zone. Sherman: Nebraska tried to play it safe last week, guarding against the big Arkansas State plays. Feeling the flames: Issues with air quality created by ongoing wildfires in OR may have an impact on games this weekend involving Nebraska and Minnesota. (more...)