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Dimitrov claims first Masters 1000 title with victory in Cincinnati Dimitrov claims first Masters 1000 title with victory in Cincinnati
- August 23, 2017

Grigor Dimitrov at the Citi Open Tennis 2017. The men's bracket lacked Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and defending champion Marin Cilic because of injuries. The 11th-ranked Bulgarian never dropped a set in taking the top prize of $954,225 and his first Masters title, a flawless stepping stone into the year's last Grand Slam event that begins a week from Monday. (more...)
ESPN switches announcer named Robert Lee off of U.Va ESPN switches announcer named Robert Lee off of U.Va
- August 23, 2017

Lee caused ESPN to reverse course. So Lee was removed from the University of Virginia's Sep. "In that moment it felt right to all parties", ESPN added in its statement , referring to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville during which a woman was killed when a rally participant crashed his auto into a group of counter-protesters. (more...)
Could Rafa Benitez switch Newcastle for West Ham? Could Rafa Benitez switch Newcastle for West Ham?
- August 23, 2017

The United boss was asked about the negativity surrounding the club and his answer was simple... 'Winning games changes everything' . HERE is every Premier League club's most in-form player, according to Sky Sports' Power Rankings, and the number of points they've been awarded by the scoring system. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell tells Twitter user he'll return to Steelers Sept 1 Le'Veon Bell tells Twitter user he'll return to Steelers Sept 1
- August 23, 2017

If he did not, he would start to lose all of that. Someone seeking fantasy football advice asked Bell what his situation was, and Bell gave an answer. Now he will come back to Pittsburgh with no real football for almost eight months and try and get himself into game shape so that he can be productive for this team. (more...)
Sindhu, Praneeth Advance, Reddy-Ponnappa Exit Sindhu, Praneeth Advance, Reddy-Ponnappa Exit
- August 23, 2017

Fourth seed Sindhu, a two-time World Championships bronze medallist, moved past South Korean Kim Hyo Min 21-16, 21-14 in 49 minutes. The 15th-seeded Indian fought back from 5-9 and 14-16 in the opening game and then erased a deficit of 10-13 and 15-17 in the second to eventually see off Wei Nan 21-18, 21-17 in a 48-minute match. (more...)
Australian Rugby Union rejects $54m offer to save Western Force Australian Rugby Union rejects $54m offer to save Western Force
- August 23, 2017

Rugby Western Australia has been granted leave to appeal the Australian Rugby Union's (ARU) decision to cut the Western Force from Super Rugby next year. Forrest also guaranteed to bankroll any potential future losses by the Force . Forrest, whose personal wealth is estimated at around $5 billion United States dollars, also hinted at a radical proposal of starting their own pro rugby competition separate from the Australian Rugby Union . (more...)
UEFA play-offs: Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic UEFA play-offs: Patrick Twumasi hits brace but Astana eliminated by prolific Celtic
- August 23, 2017

But it's a night to celebrate'. "They are an incredible club, a great history, particularly in the Champions League ". Celtic reach the Champions League group stages but only after a nervy 4-3 defeat to Astana , a result which gives Brendan Rodgers's team an 8-4 win on aggregate. (more...)
Chelsea's 'great character' key to Wembley win - David Luiz Chelsea's 'great character' key to Wembley win - David Luiz
- August 23, 2017

David Luiz, and game-winner Marcos Alonso , discuss Chelsea's team mentality, and their free-kick dynamics on the day. Bakayoko impressed in the heart of the Chelsea team to help the defending champions ease to a 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley. (more...)
'Expensive luxury' - Keown slams Arsenal first teamer for performance v Stoke
- August 23, 2017

It is not manageable. Many clubs are in this situation - that is why the transfer market is quiet. "We're viewed differently in terms of agents and representatives of this quality of player", he said. The Gunners finished outside the top four of the Premier League for the first time since the 1995-96 season, with the supporters protesting for months, calling for Wenger's 21-year managerial reign to come to an end. (more...)
Alex Wood Facing Another DL Stint With Shoulder Issue Alex Wood Facing Another DL Stint With Shoulder Issue
- August 23, 2017

Wood went on the disabled list from May 29 through June 9 with the same injury. Wood started Monday for the Dodgers at Pittsburgh and allowed three home runs in six innings pitched but did not factor in the decision. Wood is 14-1 with a 2.41 ERA for the NL West leaders. In Bellinger's place, right-hander Josh Ravin was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Dodgers are now 88-35 and have run away with the NL West division. (more...)
Netflix teases Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up comedy special with a few classic jokes Netflix teases Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up comedy special with a few classic jokes
- August 23, 2017

In January Netflix announced a $100-million partnership with the comedian , and the company revealed on Tuesday that the first venture between the two will be an hour-long standup special debuting next month, Jerry Before Seinfeld . Synopsis: Jerry Before Seinfeld: Jerry Seinfeld returns to The Comic Strip for an intimate stand-up set at the club that helped launch his career. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho looks to backtrack after failed Barcelona transfer Philippe Coutinho looks to backtrack after failed Barcelona transfer
- August 23, 2017

The Reds beat the German side 2-1 in the first leg away last week, as Jurgen Klopp's men look to make a return to the Champions League group stage following their fourth-placed finish last season. Coutinho is also the subject of interest from Barcelona . "He [Coutinho] wants out, and if you're getting up to what are they now, nearly £120million, it just looks like how much rather than if or when", he said. (more...)
Jon Jones Fails Yet Another Doping Test Jon Jones Fails Yet Another Doping Test
- August 23, 2017

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has reportedly tested positive for banned substances again and will be stripped of his title. The UFC was forced to pull Jones from a scheduled headliner against Cormier just days before UFC 200 in July 2016, after he tested positive for anti-estrogenic agents. (more...)
Damarious Randall goes after Bryce Treggs on Twitter after hit Damarious Randall goes after Bryce Treggs on Twitter after hit
- August 23, 2017

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Bryce Treggs announced on Twitter that he has been fined $25,000 by the NFL . For a guy who made the league minimum salary of $450,000 as an undrafted rookie in 2013, that's 5.5% of the money he earned a year ago. (more...)
Christian Kirksey: Browns players were 'praying' during anthem protest Christian Kirksey: Browns players were 'praying' during anthem protest
- August 23, 2017

If I feel like after watching the tape we need to wait a little longer, we'll wait a little longer. "I won't know about the next game until it happens, but again, this was tonight and we will move on from there". "That's why I did what I did". The first was American soccer star Megan Rapinoe, whose kneeling led USA Soccer to pass a policy requiring players to stand. (more...)
Celtics Reportedly 'Nearing Deal' For Kyrie Irving Celtics Reportedly 'Nearing Deal' For Kyrie Irving
- August 23, 2017

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Thomas hasn't been shy about wanting a huge contract and the Celtics are unsure if they want to give it to him. "He just wanted to put himself in a position, I think, where he could find out exactly what he has as a 25-year-old entering his prime". (more...)
Fellow Rookies Think Jayson Tatum, Lonzo Ball Will Have Best NBA Careers Fellow Rookies Think Jayson Tatum, Lonzo Ball Will Have Best NBA Careers
- August 23, 2017

The annual NBA Rookie survey was released Tuesday morning and featured more proof that the Lakers had a strong draft as Ball and Kuzma's names popped up a couple of times. Mitchell, who was picked 13th by the Jazz, also played well in summer league, scoring 24 points per game. However, Tatum did receive votes as the " best playmaker " in his class. (more...)
Teen dies from cardiac arrest during football practice Teen dies from cardiac arrest during football practice
- August 23, 2017

A 14-year-old student died after collapsing during football practice at Mount Saint Michael Academy in Bronx , N.Y., Tuesday, police told News 12 in the Bronx . "Out of respect for the family, the student's name will not be released at this time", the school said in a statement. The school noted, "Grief counselors will be at the school to help students cope with the tragedy". (more...)
Bill O'Brien reaffirms Tom Savage is Texans' starting QB Bill O'Brien reaffirms Tom Savage is Texans' starting QB
- August 23, 2017

Tom's the starter. Tom's playing well this camp. With high hopes of Watson, all eyes have been on the rookie quarterback during the National Football League preseason. O'Brien has been very complimentary of Watson in recent weeks, though, and is confident about the former Clemson QB's future. The Texans have a top ranked defense and believe Savage can manage the Texans offense to respectability. (more...)
Tiger Woods, Katharine McPhee Declare Legal War Over Nude Photo Hacks
- August 22, 2017

Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala benefit in 2013. According to TMZ , he is ready to sue the celebrity gossip site if it does not take his photo down. Reps for McPhee, Stewart and Cyrus have not yet responded to a request for comment on whether they are also considering legal action. She is seen topless and fully nude in several pictures on the site, with her face uncovered or only partially covered. (more...)
French media say Tottenham signing close, £22.9m fee French media say Tottenham signing close, £22.9m fee
- August 22, 2017

Aurier is set to leave the Parc des Princes following the free transfer arrival of Dani Alves from Juventus and the full-back has attracted plenty of interest from the Premier League this summer. Tottenham desperately need to sign a top class right-back to offer competition to Kieran Trippier following Kyle Walker's move to Man City and Aurier would be an excellent addition. (more...)
Tottenham's wage structure to be tested as Dele Alli ponders switching agents?
- August 22, 2017

The England star's decision to consider leaving his long-time representative Rob Segal will alert Europe's biggest clubs to the possibility of prising him away from Spurs next summer. Danny Rose and Mauricio Pochettino were once so close that he was nicknamed "the gaffer's son" by his teamates, but the pair's relationship has deteriorated since his interview to The Sun. (more...)
US Amateur champ Doc Redman selected to Walker Cup team US Amateur champ Doc Redman selected to Walker Cup team
- August 22, 2017

Redman and Ghim, a senior at the University of Texas, will be teammates in Walker Cup competition in three weeks at Los Angeles Country Club, where a 10-man team of American amateurs will face a team from Britain and Ireland. He then put his 9-iron approach from 175 yards eight feet from the pin at the 18th to square the match. He had just one hole in which he scored under par for the second straight match, yet he moves on to the semifinals. (more...)
Hull City's Clucas set for Premier League move Hull City's Clucas set for Premier League move
- August 22, 2017

Swansea have been looking to replace Gylfi Sigurdsson after the talismanic playmaker sealed a £45m move to Everton this month, and reportedly see the 26-year-old is an ideal replacement. "When you haven't got Gylfi, you haven't got Fernando Llorente and you haven't got Ki Sung-Yueng, who did well for us at the end of last season, then of course we are weaker". (more...)
Two Kennedys reportedly arrested near Cape Cod compound Two Kennedys reportedly arrested near Cape Cod compound
- August 22, 2017

He was joined by his 22-year-old daughter, Caroline , who was also cuffed. The Kennedys broke a local noise law , which is punishable by a $100 fine and arrest, according to Barnstable Police Lt. Sweeney said both were released on personal recognizance. Caroline Kennedy, 23, was not arraigned and her arraignment was continued until November 22. (more...)