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Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold
- August 17, 2017

But former Reds captain Gerrard admits that the situation is far from ideal for his old club heading into a new season. The Netherlands worldwide spoke to Sky Sports after Liverpool's 2-1 win at Hoffenheim in the first leg of their Champions League play-off clash on Tuesday, where Coutinho did not feature due to injury. (more...)
Boston Bruins GM says team won't deal David Pastrnak Boston Bruins GM says team won't deal David Pastrnak
- August 17, 2017

Don Sweeney is clear: it was not the intention of exchanging the forward David Pastrnak . With multiple top young players dealt out of the system in the last five years, rumors began to circulate that the delayed extension was potentially a sign of an impending deal for the Czech forward. (more...)
Rafael Devers turns first Red Sox triple play since 2011 Rafael Devers turns first Red Sox triple play since 2011
- August 17, 2017

The Boston Red Sox entered the bottom of the ninth inning of Wednesday night's game trailing the St. Louis Cardinals by two runs. I think it shows that we don't have to hit homers to win ballgames. "But a lot of barking going on all game long". "I was just going up and trying to put a good swing on a good pitch and that's what I was able to do", Betts said after hitting a 3-2 pitch from Boston native John Brebbia . (more...)
Parsi New Year 2017: How people are celebrating Navroz across India Parsi New Year 2017: How people are celebrating Navroz across India
- August 17, 2017

Agiary is the temple which Parsi's visit to celebrate the new year in their traditional attire. There is a tradition of offering milk, flowers, fruits, sandalwood to the sacred fire. A father kisses his daughter after celebrating the Parsi New Year. Parsi families are now considered minority in India with rich history and wealthy background like Jews in America and Pateti is an occasion to pray, meet and greet and unanimously be in the feeling of oneness. (more...)
Albers earns 1st win in 4 years, Mariners top Orioles 3-1 Albers earns 1st win in 4 years, Mariners top Orioles 3-1
- August 17, 2017

The Orioles were facing Andrew Albers , a 31-year-old from Saskatchewan, who had just 17 previous major league appearances and none this season. He allowed six hits for his first victory since August 12, 2013, when he went 2-5 in 10 starts with Minnesota. (more...)
Avisail Garcia drops to fifth in White Sox' lineup on Wednesday Avisail Garcia drops to fifth in White Sox' lineup on Wednesday
- August 17, 2017

He didn't walk a batter and struck out six. Delmonico has reached base safely in each of his first 13 games to start his big league career and is now riding an 11-game hit streak. Stanton leads the majors with 44 homers. Garcia hit in the cleanup spot last night, but he'll take a step down in the order on Wednesday. The Yankees won despite Aroldis Chapman wobbling to the finish. (more...)
Confederate statues taken down in Baltimore in the dead of night Confederate statues taken down in Baltimore in the dead of night
- August 17, 2017

The city's mayor said the statues' removal had to be done "quickly and quietly" given the current political climate. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Tuesday called for the formation of a task force to determine the fate of Confederate statues in city parks during the next 90 days, including the Robert E. (more...)
Mind-blowing Tottenham bid tabled that would be deal of the summer Mind-blowing Tottenham bid tabled that would be deal of the summer
- August 17, 2017

But Tottenham will not sell their star left-back, despite his public outburst earlier this month. The England worldwide voiced his opinion that Tottenham are inferior to the likes of Chelsea and Man United. Rose would be a huge loss for Tottenham and to sell to a direct league rival like Chelsea would be madness for the club whatever the price. This hard-line approach doesn't appear to have deterred Chelsea as the newspaper says the Blues are poised to test Tottenham's resolve with a ... (more...)
Wenger insists Arsenal will keep Oxlade-Chamberlain Wenger insists Arsenal will keep Oxlade-Chamberlain
- August 17, 2017

The Little Mix star, who went public with the Arsenal player earlier this year, took to Instagram to post a picture of Alex on his 24th birthday on Tuesday. Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the final weeks of the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. (more...)
Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea
- August 17, 2017

The president also seemingly dared North Korea's Kim Jong-un to follow through on his threat to launch a salvo of missiles in the direction of the USA territory of Guam. President Donald Trump escalated tensions with North Korea last week threatening to unleash " fire and fury , the likes of which the world has never seen". (more...)
Two Killed In Shooting Two Killed In Shooting
- August 17, 2017

She said: "I suppose there is shock and concern, it is absolutely devastating that this has happened in our community and two lives have been lost". Gardaí say the woman, who was agedin her 40s, and a man aged in his 30s died after they were shot at a house in Balbutcher Drive, Ballymun. (more...)
Zverev's run comes to an end as Nadal reaches last 16 Zverev's run comes to an end as Nadal reaches last 16
- August 17, 2017

He has not topped the rankings since July 2014. "It's an opportunity for a lot of players", Isner said. "It's something very important and very hard. For sure that's going to be an emotional moment for me". Mental toughness has always been associated as an important trait amongst successful sportspeople, something which Zverev demonstrated in abundance against Wawrinka, coming from a break down to clinch the deciding set. (more...)
After rainout, Twins host Indians in doubleheader Thursday After rainout, Twins host Indians in doubleheader Thursday
- August 17, 2017

Kyle Gibson, who is 0-2 in three starts versus the Indians this season, looks to even the series when he opposes right-hander Carlos Carrasco. The makeup at 6:10 p.m. After trailing much of the league for the first part of the year in ERA, the Indians now own the AL's best starting pitching ERA at 3.98. "I don't think you get too satisfied in the middle of August", Francona said. (more...)
Mariners hold on to beat Orioles 7 Mariners hold on to beat Orioles 7
- August 17, 2017

Alonso, acquired in a trade with Oakland on August 6, hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, his 23rd of the season. "It's really been much better". The Mariners begin a 12-game trip Friday at Tampa Bay. "It's definitely nice", said Alonso, who entered hitting.192 in his first seven games with Seattle. (more...)
I Will Be Busy Shipping Out Players - Arsene Wenger On Transfer Business I Will Be Busy Shipping Out Players - Arsene Wenger On Transfer Business
- August 17, 2017

The England worldwide has entered the final 12 months of his contract and there's no guarantee he will extend, meaning Arsenal could lose his services on a free transfer next summer and would miss out on a potential £35m transfer windfall. (more...)
Conte new favourite to go first Conte new favourite to go first
- August 17, 2017

This means that David Luiz may have to move up from defense into central midfield alongside N'Golo Kante against Tottenham. Chelsea are reportedly set to make an improved offer for Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater . Drinkwater missed Leicester's Premier League defeat at Arsenal on Friday night through injury and Matty James stepped in to deputise, proving he would be a more than adequate replacement for Drinkwater. (more...)
Bourdais gets the all-clear to return to racing Bourdais gets the all-clear to return to racing
- August 17, 2017

Racer reported at the time that people close to the team expected Bourdais to miss the rest of the season, but he was already back in an Indy vehicle cockpit in late July for testing. Although he stated a desire to return for the penultimate round at Watkins Glen, the season finale at Sonoma Raceway could be a more likely option. Professional racers are either superhuman or incredibly stubborn, because we all know we'd still be on the couch asking people to bring us ice cream three months ... (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis reportedly Cavs' top target in Kyrie Irving trade Kristaps Porzingis reportedly Cavs' top target in Kyrie Irving trade
- August 17, 2017

Actually, it seems that the rumors have even cooled off to some extent as well. The New York Knicks have reached the midway point of what can only be described as a tumultuous offseason. LeBron James might be considering whether to bring his talents to Los Angeles next season, and there's a chance Kyrie Irving could be going with him. (more...)
Real Madrid 2-0 Barcelona
- August 17, 2017

The striker shoved referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being sent off during Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday. Spanish media reports said Madrid appealed Ronaldo's second yellow card, when the Portugal forward was booked for diving. Ronaldo concluded his Instagram message with "Thanks to my teammates and fans for their support". (more...)
Windies in command during final warm-up before England test Windies in command during final warm-up before England test
- August 17, 2017

The match is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm local time. Clearly Crane has overtaken Adil Rashid, now regarded by England , if not Yorkshire, as a white-ball specialist, as the preferred potential Test match wrist-spin option, and his success in Australia , where he played for New South Wales, is significant. (more...)
Serena Williams Dishes on Race, Post-Pregnancy Tennis & More in Explosive Interview Serena Williams Dishes on Race, Post-Pregnancy Tennis & More in Explosive Interview
- August 17, 2017

While Venus has been doing pretty well on-court, the 37-year-old is doing some online shopping off the court these days for Serena's baby. Barty will face either former world number one Caroline Wozniacki or Russia's Elena Vesnina in the round of 16. (more...)
Ronald Koeman still unsure of Ross Barkley's Everton future Ronald Koeman still unsure of Ross Barkley's Everton future
- August 17, 2017

And with Sigurdsson just days away from becoming an Everton player, some Chelsea supporters believe the Iceland worldwide could be a replacement for Barkley - boosting their chances of signing the 23-year-old contract rebel. Barkley's contract at Goodison Park runs out next season and although the England global has been tipped to leave Merseyside this summer, he could be forced to see out the remainder of his contract because of this latest injury. (more...)
Richard Keys comments on West Ham United's Slaven Bilic Richard Keys comments on West Ham United's Slaven Bilic
- August 17, 2017

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard admits if he could take one player to Anfield from rivals Manchester United it would be Nemanja Matic. "I think we did a good start to the season". He tries to recover all the balls. Lukaku scored his goals and Lindelof is still going to have time to show himself. "I didn't disturb him, I didn't think it was possible unless something special was happening, and it was because his agent said we could have him". (more...)
VERIFY: Is looking at eclipse worse than sun? VERIFY: Is looking at eclipse worse than sun?
- August 17, 2017

Steven Maier, MD, a board-certified ophthalmologist at NH Jacksonville. "There is no good treatment from getting such eye damage", Maier said. "It can burn a permanent blind spot right into your central vision". "Even very dark sunglasses are not almost dark enough". If you can see light behind a lamp shade or a soft, frosted light bulb through the glasses through your eclipse glasses , then they aren't strong enough to stare safely at the sun. (more...)
Use caution during the Solar Eclipse Use caution during the Solar Eclipse
- August 17, 2017

Just don't forget the proper eyewear. Students in grades 4-12 will be allowed to go outside for the event and be provided safe viewing equipment. So what happens if you are out of luck and can't find these glasses anywhere? The metro area will experience partial eclipse, even though more than 99 percent of the sun will be obscured. (more...)