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Fitzgerald named to Manning Watch List Fitzgerald named to Manning Watch List
- August 17, 2017

Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley has been named to the Manning Award preseason watch list , the university announced Wednesday . As a sophomore in 2016, Browning was named the Pac-12 offensive player of the year and finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting after passing for 3,430 yards and tying the Pac-12 record with 43 touchdown passes. (more...)
Champions League: Celtic, Napoli Close to Qualifying into Group Stage Champions League: Celtic, Napoli Close to Qualifying into Group Stage
- August 17, 2017

To do that at this level of competition for a Scottish team, I was really proud of the team. "We'll go over there and still look to win the game". They take on the Kazakhstan champions in the opening leg of their final qualifier, with a ticket for the group stages and a potential £30million windfall on the line. (more...)
Brock Osweiler is starting Monday night: Berea report Brock Osweiler is starting Monday night: Berea report
- August 17, 2017

Brock Osweiler will start against the Giants on August 21, but will play less so DeShone Kizer can get into the game earlier. Osweiler has remained with the first team since the day Jackson named him to start the preseason opener - and even after Kizer threw for 184 yards in the second half against the Saints. (more...)
Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays
- August 17, 2017

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the new home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC set to open later this month, will feature a Chick-fil-A concession stand. It's well known in these parts that if you're craving Chick-fil-A on a Sunday, you're out of luck. This is even worse. Chick-Fil-A is an Atlanta institution. (more...)
Plainfield Fire Department offers tips for solar eclipse viewing safety Plainfield Fire Department offers tips for solar eclipse viewing safety
- August 17, 2017

We checked in with Doctor Kelly Hynes with 20!20 Vision in Columbia on whether or not you can watch the eclipse through a camera lens or telescope. The Pacific University College of Optometry encourages all to enjoy next week's Great American Solar Eclipse by making sure their eyes are fully protected to prevent irreversible damage that is often painless, Dr. (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo suspended five games for ref push vs. Barcelona Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo suspended five games for ref push vs. Barcelona
- August 17, 2017

But Ronaldo's consequent push on referee Ricardo de Burgos after the red card was brandished landed him in hot water and the RFEF acted swiftly with the punishment. However, late goals from Cristiano Ronaldo - then sent off for taking his shirt off in celebration - and Marco Asensio ensured the La Liga champions have one hand on the trophy. (more...)
Pogba: 'I feel good with Matic behind me at Man United' Pogba: 'I feel good with Matic behind me at Man United'
- August 17, 2017

Pogba's £89million move back to Old Trafford was dwarfed by Neymar's £198m switch from Barcelona. "Now everyone is asking about the football". He added: "I am always confident". "But it is only one game". "Against West Ham, Matic was starting behind and I could worry more about attacking. It was surreal seeing the players wearing their bandanas and painting with me". (more...)
Tottenham agree first summer transfer for PSG defender Tottenham agree first summer transfer for PSG defender
- August 17, 2017

Initially, PSG were determined to keep hold of the 24-year-old, but it is believed that the French giants have now accepted that the player wants to leave. Having sold Kyle Walker to Manchester City for £50million, it is thought a right-back is top of their agenda as Mauricio Pochettino looks to strengthen his squad. (more...)
Usain Bolt cramp blamed on waiting for medal ceremonies Usain Bolt cramp blamed on waiting for medal ceremonies
- August 17, 2017

Bolt's teammate Yohan Blake slammed organisers for letting the medal presentation for the women's high jump run overtime, which meant the start of the relay was delayed by roughly 10 minutes. Bolt may not have led Jamaica to a glorious finale anyway, though, as he took the baton well behind eventual winners Great Britain and the US. But we have to be strict on this to keep the sport in a good light. (more...)
Conte rages at Chelsea's lack of composure in shock defeat Conte rages at Chelsea's lack of composure in shock defeat
- August 17, 2017

While The Times report Chelsea chiefs are reluctant to splash their cash on "experienced players with little resale value", that hasn't stopped the Italian manager from compiling a list of targets. "It gets us a win and an away win, so it kills all of that off, but we're not getting carried away". It's very hard for this club to make massive strides, so it's about just shifting it forward. (more...)
Illinois, Northwestern announce Big Ten men's basketball schedule Illinois, Northwestern announce Big Ten men's basketball schedule
- August 17, 2017

Season tickets for the 2017-18 season will go on sale on August 29 at 10 a.m., by visiting Huskers.com/Tickets or calling 800-8-BIGRED. For the first time in recent seasons, the Gophers will take a break to step into Big Ten play, playing two games against conference foes the first weekend of December. (more...)
Chelsea transfer targets: The players linked with the Blues since Burnley defeat Chelsea transfer targets: The players linked with the Blues since Burnley defeat
- August 17, 2017

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has called on teammates to find positives from their shock defeat to Burnley . The striker is seeking a move back to Spain in the transfer window and has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims manager Antonio Conte sent him a text, telling him he was not in his plans for the new season. (more...)
Manchester City interested in signing West Bromwich Albion's Jonny Evans? Manchester City interested in signing West Bromwich Albion's Jonny Evans?
- August 17, 2017

If Evans were to move to the Etihad Stadium, it could be somewhat controversial given that he spent nine years of his career playing for Manchester United. In addition to this, Evans has played in the Premier League and Europe's elite competition for a good number of years and will add experience to City's defence. (more...)
Coming home: Cullen picks Wild for 21st National Hockey League season Coming home: Cullen picks Wild for 21st National Hockey League season
- August 17, 2017

There was interest from other teams as soon as Cullen decided against retirement, but the decision came down to the Wild or returning to the Pittsburgh Penguins to attempt three straight Stanley Cup titles. This past season, Cullen appeared in 72 regular-season games while producing 31 points alongside 13 goals and 18 assists. Cullen played for Carolina, in two separate stints, and won a Stanley Cup with the Hurricanes in 2006. (more...)
Officers Hurt When Ex-NFL Player Tries to Flee Court: Cops Officers Hurt When Ex-NFL Player Tries to Flee Court: Cops
- August 17, 2017

He was being held without bond and was expected to appear in court on Friday. Patterson allegedly attempted to flee the court after the judge ordered him to be taken into custody. Authorities said the ex-girlfriend, Erika Medina, suffered redness to her neck area and a cut to her left elbow. Patterson spent nine years as a cornerback with six National Football League teams, including the New York Jets, Washington Redskins, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and ... (more...)
Bolt to make Manchester United debut against Barca Bolt to make Manchester United debut against Barca
- August 17, 2017

The sprinter will line up alongside United legends Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs . Supremo Robinson, 71, told SunSport : "I'm sure we would (offer a trial) and that the manager would". "Everyone knows I'm always talking about (playing) football, I'm waiting on a call from Mourinho", he joked before his final meet at the World Championships, "I think he's waiting until the last day (of the transfer window)". (more...)
Jesse Lingard: 'Mood in Manchester United dressing room has changed' Jesse Lingard: 'Mood in Manchester United dressing room has changed'
- August 17, 2017

Man United and Pogba got off to a dream start on Sunday, destroying West Ham United 4-0 in a match that saw the France global score and new teammate Romelu Lukaku net a brace to begin their Premier League campaign. "Obviously it is not my natural position", Lingard said. "I hope our fans like it and it brings a smile to all who see it". The mural, which depicts scenes from around the stadium was added to by Manchester United players, Paul Pogba , Michael Carrick, Jesse Lingard , ... (more...)
'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job 'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job
- August 17, 2017

Pogba and Lingard were at Old Trafford on Tuesday for the unveiling of a mural created by graffiti artist Alec Monopoly, whose depiction of scenes around the stadium was added to by some of the club's players. " Jordan Henderson has done a fantastic job in there at times last season, obviously struggled with injury at times, and we've got Emre Can as well but for me they are suited as well to be No. (more...)
Seahawks to sign ex-49er Tramaine Brock Seahawks to sign ex-49er Tramaine Brock
- August 16, 2017

The 28-year-old was released by the team in April after being arrested after a domestic violence allegation. Those charges were dismissed on August 9. Brock, who turns 29 on Thursday, spent his first seven seasons with the 49ers and started 31 games during the past two seasons. This will be Brock's eighth National Football League season after joining the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. (more...)
Vegas casinos say Raiders drawing most bets to win Super Bowl Vegas casinos say Raiders drawing most bets to win Super Bowl
- August 16, 2017

The Raiders aren't coming until 2019, but Las Vegas already loves its new team. They're also favorites in Super Bowl bets at Caesars Palace, Station Casinos, South Point, Westgate Las Vegas and CG Technology sportsbooks. At William Hill's 108 Nevada sportsbooks, the Raiders have attracted almost twice as many bets to win the Super Bowl as any other team. "Last year, the Raiders played really high-scoring games, and they started covering spreads". (more...)
Of Nevada Inc. Has $923000 Stake in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Of Nevada Inc. Has $923000 Stake in Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
- August 16, 2017

Gradient Investments LLC now owns 7,590 shares of the company's stock valued at $260,000 after buying an additional 5,773 shares in the last quarter. Its last month's stock price volatility remained 1.57% which for the week approaches 1.15%. (more...)
Darrell Wallace Jr.'s MIS victory 'encumbered' after rules violation found Darrell Wallace Jr.'s MIS victory 'encumbered' after rules violation found
- August 16, 2017

Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr.'s victory at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 12 now has an asterisk tied to it. Race victor Kyle Larson moved back into second place in the standings with 18 playoff points. He's the de facto championship favorite, but he's not taking anything for granted at this point of the season. Crew chief (Jeff Hensley) and truck chief (Josh Hankish) have been suspended from the next two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Points Events. (more...)
Anushka, Virat Join Lankan Fans For A Photo, Coach Ravi Shastri Spotted
- August 16, 2017

Batsman Manish Pandey, who recently led India A to a tri-series triumph in South Africa, returned to the team along with Test opener Lokesh Rahul. "Playing top-notch Test cricket and excelling in it is what they want to do". "Going forward, that is what we need to avoid altogether", he said. "Hardik Pandya's century simply changed the course of an entire Test in less than an hour". (more...)
Sri Lanka recall Thisara for India ODI series
- August 16, 2017

And being a vice-captain now feels really good. Now with the five-match ODI series set to commence at Dambulla from August 20, Rohit is back in business. " Sri Lanka dominated in all three formats for a good 18 years - don't forget this now when we are going through a rough patch". 320 was never going to be easy especially on England conditions. (more...)
Man United's Pogba speaks about how Matic has helped him
- August 16, 2017

Smalling has been hugely impressed with the new arrival. And will Chelsea eventually seriously regret letting him go? "But, what a start to his Manchester United career". Philippe Coutinho, who looked set to continue in a deeper role this term following the club-record addition of Mohamed Salah and return to fitness for Sadio Mane, has a back problem and last week emailed a transfer request as he seeks to force a big-money move to Barcelona. (more...)