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LA City Council Votes Unanimously To Approve 2028 Olympics LA City Council Votes Unanimously To Approve 2028 Olympics
- August 11, 2017

Under the terms of the 2028 host city contract, the IOC would advance $180 million to the Los Angeles organizing committee due to the longer planning period and to fund youth sports in the years leading up to the Games. In addition to the lack of an independent analysis of a formal budget for 2028, another potential risk factor is that part of the '24 deal included a $250 million guarantee from the state of California to cover possible cost overruns. (more...)
Key Trio Ruled Out For Klopp: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Watford
- August 11, 2017

To add to Klopp's discomfort, the only Liverpool player to rival Coutinho's creativity, Adam Lallana , is out injured for at least two months. Coutinho is understood to have submitted the transfer request personally via email . Liverpool have rejected Philippe Coutinho's request to leave the club. Despite looking elsewhere, there is certainly unfinished business between Barcelona , Liverpool and Coutinho in this transfer window , and this afternoon's news will improve the ... (more...)
Kenya awaits final results of disputed presidential election Kenya awaits final results of disputed presidential election
- August 11, 2017

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry , heading an global observer team to Kenya's elections, has appealed for calm and patience as the nation waits for official results. But confrontations emerged a day later between police and protesters in opposition strongholds in the capital and the western city of Kisumu, leaving at least two people dead. (more...)
Featured Stock for Investors: Washington Prime Group Inc. (WPG)
- August 11, 2017

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of WPG. Allianz Asset Management AG bolstered its position by buying 422,500 shares an increase of 20.4% as of 03/31/2015. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $0.45 earnings per share . The company's past year sales total was 209920. With 2.54 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 7 days to cover their WPG's short positions. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho hands in transfer request
- August 11, 2017

The club rejected the request. Coutinho is trying to force a move to Barcelona who have had two bids, the latest €100m, for the player turned down by Liverpool . Sky Sports reports a member of his family as saying: "Philippe has tried very hard to find an amicable solution to this situation but to no avail". (more...)
Guardiola defends Manchester City's big spending Guardiola defends Manchester City's big spending
- August 11, 2017

Such expenditure has raised eyebrows in some quarters, but Guardiola insists the expensive revamp of his squad was necessary... The Spurs had the best goal differential in the English Premier League last season at +60 but fell short of Chelsea by seven points with a 26-4-8 record. (more...)
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated - RBA - Stock Price Today Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated - RBA - Stock Price Today
- August 11, 2017

More interesting news about Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc (NYSE:CPS) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: "Cooper Standard to Host Conference Call on August 4 to Discuss Second Quarter ..." published on July 13, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com's news article titled: "Cooper Standard Reports Record First Quarter Results" with publication date: May 02, 2017. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola 'so grateful' for Bernardo Silva deal Man City boss Guardiola 'so grateful' for Bernardo Silva deal
- August 11, 2017

Gundogan endured a hard first season at City due to injury, the 26-year-old missing the first four matches of the season due to a dislocated kneecap, and hasn't played since December due to a knee ligament problem. "Some of the transfer fees are insane but it shows how good these players are. But that spurs us even more, everybody writing us off already, so I hope we can prove them wrong". (more...)
Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy suffers torn ACL Redskins linebacker Trent Murphy suffers torn ACL
- August 11, 2017

According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo , Murphy will serve his four game suspension while on Injured Reserve. Murphy, 26, left the game in the first quarter, after a Ravens player rolled up on the back of his leg , with what the Redskins diagnosed at the time as a sprained knee. (more...)
Manchester United vs West Ham, Premier League
- August 11, 2017

Despite not having a contract, the 35-year-old is using the club's facilities during his rehabilitation. Glass half empty: Romelu Lukaku's goals will only offset those lost through the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic while the club are yet to address the lack of creativity that stifled them in the Premier League last season . (more...)
Liverpool owners end Barcelona's Coutinho hopes
- August 11, 2017

A price at which we are ready to give in. Many Liverpool fans are anxious their club have done relatively little in the transfer market, signing only three players, and so far failing to land their two most significant targets - RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. (more...)
Liverpool's Coutinho submits transfer request amid Barca interest
- August 11, 2017

Barcelona is looking for a replacement for Neymar , who was sold to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee of 222 million euros ($262 million) last week. Due to injury, Coutinho won't be available when Liverpool visit Watford for their season curtain raiser on Saturday. Here, we look back at the key dates this summer in Barcelona's pursuit of the Reds star - with the Catalans twice being knocked back with big-money bids. (more...)
Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles
- August 11, 2017

The 6-foot-3 Matthews, who was selected by the Eagles with the 42nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft , is coming off of a season in which he racked up 73 receptions for 804 yards and three touchdowns. At just 23-years-old and entering his third season he has a bright future. In two seasons with Buffalo, he had 137 tackles and two interceptions. Unlike Matthews, who will be a free agent at the end of the 2017 season, Darby's rookie contract runs through the 2018 campaign. (more...)
Denis Shapovalov stuns Canadian defeating Rafael Nadal at Rogers Cup Denis Shapovalov stuns Canadian defeating Rafael Nadal at Rogers Cup
- August 11, 2017

Denis Shapovalov of Canada defeated Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-3, 4-6, 6-7. Roger Federer believes it will be "massive" if Rafael Nadal can eclipse Andy Murray as the world's top ranked men's singles player at the ongoing Rogers Cup in Montreal . (more...)
The Los Angeles Rams Have Traded for Sammy Watkins The Los Angeles Rams Have Traded for Sammy Watkins
- August 11, 2017

In flashes, he looked explosive, but he just couldn't stay healthy. Watkins was set to enter the final year of his contract after Buffalo declined to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie deal. In three seasons with the Bills, Watkins had 153 catches, for 2,459 yards and 17 touchdowns. We've acquired WR Jordan Matthews and a 2018 3rd round pick from the Eagles for CB Ronald Darby . (more...)
Arsenal try again to get Sanchez to stay Arsenal try again to get Sanchez to stay
- August 11, 2017

The 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off on Friday evening as Arsenal welcome Leicester City to the Emirates Stadium. For Arsenal , it's the same questions concerning a club that does enough to stay in contention but has a hard time convincing anybody they can mount a title challenge. (more...)
Willian reveals talks with Jose Mourinho over Man United transfer
- August 11, 2017

If the overhaul of the squad, costing more than 200 million pounds, doesn't deliver silverware there will be further uncomfortable questions for the Spaniard. Diego Costa, last season's top scorer, is spending the final weeks of his Chelsea career milling around with friends and family in Brazil. "We thought we've made this 16-hour journey to watch the match, we may as well watch the medal presentation and see the players on their lap of honour", Ibrahim told ManUtd.com. (more...)
Dolphins rookie Raekwon McMillan exits with injury
- August 11, 2017

McMillan, who ran a dynamic 4.61 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the National Football League combine, had impressed coaches in camp and is now listed as the team's starting linebacker on the depth chart. He finished his final season with the Buckeyes with 102 tackles and second-team All-American honors. Dolphins coach Adam Gase did not yet know the severity of the injury when asked about it during his postgame press conference. (more...)
Shia board moves SC for ownership of Babri Masjid Shia board moves SC for ownership of Babri Masjid
- August 11, 2017

The three-judge bench of the high court, by a 2:1 majority, had said the land be partitioned equally among three parties-the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla. Senior BJP leader and petitioner Subramanian Swamy has submitted his petition on Fundamental Right to worship on the debated site should be decided first on the priority basis. (more...)
Gary Neville names three players who will determine Man United's season
- August 11, 2017

Burnley were main favorites for the relegation this time past year, but the Clarets had pretty good first ever season in the Premier League and finished six points above 18th-placed Hull City. The Red Devils were beaten 2-1 by Real Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup on Tuesday night as they missed their first chance to win a trophy this season. (more...)
Dallas Mavericks unveil first two new Nike uniforms Dallas Mavericks unveil first two new Nike uniforms
- August 11, 2017

Their new Nike jerseys retain much of the same overall look. One of those teams was the Houston Rockets , who chose to maintain a low profile with their reveal. There's still time for Nike to have some fun with the Mavericks' jerseys. The new uniforms feature Nike's signature high performance technology with notable enhancements including changes to the weight, fit and construction with special attention to enabling agility. (more...)
Alvaro Morata ready to prove wrong those critics who are 'killing me' Alvaro Morata ready to prove wrong those critics who are 'killing me'
- August 11, 2017

The Spain global made his competitive debut as a 74th-minute substitute in the clash with Arsenal at Wembley and missed from 12 yards as his side lost 4-1 to the Gunners in the shoot-out following a 1-1 draw. "But now I have adapted and I'm looking forward to playing". I must understand Conte well, he asks me the opposite of what my previous coaches have asked me. (more...)
Klopp reveals Coutinho injury
- August 11, 2017

Van Dijk may yet join Liverpool , having submitted a transfer request on Monday, but the club have acknowledged they will not be signing Keita in this transfer window. "He is not really an option [against Watford] because he had no pre-season games ". So we don't really need to think too much about them. "Everyone is thinking about the Champions League qualifier but Watford is the first target". (more...)
Los Angeles Dodgers: Is this finally their year? Los Angeles Dodgers: Is this finally their year?
- August 11, 2017

Gio Gonzalez (10-5) allowed one run over seven innings after almost tossing a no-hitter against the Marlins in his previous start. Nelson Cruz homered twice, Kyle Seager also went deep off Jharel Cotton (5-9) and Seattle completed a two-game sweep. (more...)
Indi switches to Stoke on full time basis Indi switches to Stoke on full time basis
- August 11, 2017

The Netherlands worldwide, who spent last season on loan with the Potters, joins on a five-year deal. Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes told the club's official website : "We are delighted to have secured a deal to bring Bruno to the club in a permanent transfer and I know that Bruno feels the same". (more...)