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Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move
- August 24, 2017

By contrast, Mercedes operate a looser policy, in which the two drivers are allowed to race. In 2008, when he won his first title, the Briton was demoted from first to third after the race for cutting a chicane, with then Ferrari rival Felipe Massa savouring victory instead. (more...)
Belgian GP: 35-place grid penalty for Stoffel Vandoorne and McLaren Belgian GP: 35-place grid penalty for Stoffel Vandoorne and McLaren
- August 24, 2017

We all know the story by now: McLaren-Honda, uncompetitive, crap engine, Fernando Alonso wants out, yada yada. Alonso is out of contract at the end of the season and says he will make a decision on his future in September. McLaren are in the process of deciding whether to drop their works contract with Honda at the end of this year, after three hard seasons plagued by poor reliability and performance, and switch to a customer supply from Renault. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Named UEFA Player Of 2016-2017 Season Cristiano Ronaldo Named UEFA Player Of 2016-2017 Season
- August 24, 2017

The Real Madrid striker was recognised with the prize at the Champions League Group Stage draw ceremony held in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. Where to start? UEFA Champions League top scorer for the fifth season running - his 12 goals included two in the 4-1 final defeat of Juventus - Ronaldo was as talismanic as ever in helping the Merengues to become the first team ever to retain the trophy . (more...)
Champions League Group Stage Seedings Have Been Confirmed Champions League Group Stage Seedings Have Been Confirmed
- August 24, 2017

The draw for the eight groups, featuring 32 teams in all, begins at 2am AEST and will be followed by the UEFA Player Awards. Not only three Italian teams have finally managed to qualify for the group stage of Europe's elite tournament, but the Premier League clubs can rely on five clubs which will take part to this edition of the tournament. (more...)
Michael Schumacher: Son Mick to honor 25th anniversary win at Spa Michael Schumacher: Son Mick to honor 25th anniversary win at Spa
- August 24, 2017

Schumacher Sr scored the first of his all-time record 91 wins at the Belgian GP for Benetton, having made his F1 debut at Spa the year before for Jordan. Mick Schumacher is now part of the junior motor racing circuit competing in European Formula Three after a debut in Formula Four. Meanwhile, Schumacher's landmark record of 68 pole positions could be equalled on Saturday by Britain's Lewis Hamilton, who is now second in the F2 Driver's Championship behind German Seb Vettel. (more...)
Roger Federer plays down his chances of winning US Open
- August 24, 2017

The growing casualty list has led many to question whether the season should be shortened or the format at grand slams changed from best of five sets to best of three. Angelique Kerber was in scintillating form 12 months ago, claiming her second major of the year with victory against Karolina Pliskova in the Big Apple whilst also moving to the top of the world rankings. (more...)
Forrest eyeing a Real date with destiny in group draw
- August 24, 2017

So just how bad might it be for Manchester United , who are in Pot 2? After their promotion to the Bundesliga last season they excelled, with Naby Keita the stand-out player. It is worth noting that Celtic appear twice because it is unknown in which pot they will end up. With that said, here are the groups from our Mock Draw ... (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Manchester United with new 1-year deal Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Manchester United with new 1-year deal
- August 24, 2017

The veteran Swedish strike re-joins the Red Devils on a one-year contract after having previously signed a similar deal last summer. But the big striker made a nice recovery and has apparently proved to Man United that he is still capable of competing at the highest levels. (more...)
Bears nearing contract extension with Charles Leno Bears nearing contract extension with Charles Leno
- August 24, 2017

The extension is worth $38 million, with $21.5 million in guarantees, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Dan Graziano. With left guard Kyle Long having agreed to a 4-year contract extension last September, the Bears have taken care of the left side of the offensive line from a financial standpoint. (more...)
England v West Indies: Chris Woakes to return for Headingley Test England v West Indies: Chris Woakes to return for Headingley Test
- August 24, 2017

The three-match series is England's last Test preparation before they travel to Australia in November for the Ashes. West Indies arrived in England without several senior players, the outcome of a bitter dispute with its own board and a clash with the lucrative Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 tournament, although relations are improving to the extent that Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels have been selected for the subsequent one-day series in England . (more...)
Stock Performance to Track: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL) Stock Performance to Track: Foot Locker, Inc. (FL)
- August 24, 2017

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL), stock is trading $79.43 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 22.20% in last 5 years. Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Foot Locker will post $4.06 EPS for the current year. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 13th will be paid a $0.31 dividend. (more...)
What does the injury to Joe Burrow mean? What does the injury to Joe Burrow mean?
- August 24, 2017

According to a report by Dan Hope of ElevenWarriors.com, Burrow underwent surgery on Tuesday to fix a broken bone in the hand, and he will be sidelined indefinitely as a result . As noted above, Haskins redshirted last season, and 5-star prospect Tate Martell and Kory Curtis are both true freshmen. That means Haskins is moving up the depth chart for Ohio State , which begins their season next Thursday at conference rival Indiana . (more...)
Leeds sign Dutch striker Jay-Roy Grot Leeds sign Dutch striker Jay-Roy Grot
- August 24, 2017

The Yorkshire giants confirmed the signature of the 19-year-old striker on a four-year contract on Thursday morning from Dutch outfit NEC Nijmegen . Leeds United have announced the signing of Dutch forward Jay-Roy Grot for an undisclosed fee. (more...)
Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad Man Utd, Liverpool & Tottenham Stars Join Chalobah In 28-Man England Squad
- August 24, 2017

They sit top of Group F after six matches, two points clear of second-placed Slovakia with four matches of the section remaining. Leicester City defender Harry Maguire and Watford midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah are the surprise inclusions in the England squad for the Three Lions' upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers. (more...)
Donald Penn reinstated to Raiders active roster Donald Penn reinstated to Raiders active roster
- August 24, 2017

Yet his $5.9 million salary is less than half of what the Chiefs pay Eric Fisher. Penn, who re-signed with Oakland on a two-year, $11.9 million deal in March 2016, was not scheduled to speak to the media Wednesday, according to a team spokesman. (more...)
Amitabh Bachchan makes a comeback in the new season of KBC Amitabh Bachchan makes a comeback in the new season of KBC
- August 24, 2017

Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan will again be seen hosting this latest season. Host Amitabh Bachchan was also present. The earlier "Phone-a-Friend" lifeline will see a change this season to Video-A-Friend.Further, a new life-line " Jodidaar " has been introduced in which the participant can bring along a partner to join him/her on the hot seat.Another feature created to make the show more exciting is the introduction of a jackpot question for Rs 7 crore. (more...)
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez wants four more signings this summer
- August 24, 2017

However, Rafa Benitez has told of his intention to rotate many of his squad players, as they look to compete on both competition fronts. However speaking ahead of United's Carabao Cup encounter against Nottingham Forest , Benitez denied that there have been any talks and when he was asked about the rumours, he said , "I know nothing". (more...)
Alexis Sánchez is fit to face Liverpool - Arsène Wenger Alexis Sánchez is fit to face Liverpool - Arsène Wenger
- August 24, 2017

Wenger said: "Overall he (Sanchez) looks in good shape". "He [Sánchez] loves to play so much that is sometimes hard to stop him but he looks absolutely ready", Wenger said. "I want Alexis to stay at the club and be one of the big players of this future". The fact that he's in the a year ago of his contract doesn't mean we have no chance to extend it. (more...)
As Florida execution approaches, bishops urge governor to take pro-life path As Florida execution approaches, bishops urge governor to take pro-life path
- August 24, 2017

Asay's execution will set another precedent: the use of a drug that has not been used previously in state executions. But not long afterward, in a case known as Hurst v. The prosecutor's theory of the case was that Asay was a white supremacist who first shot and killed Booker because he was black and then a short time later shot and killed McDowell. (more...)
Man Utd back in Champions League. Who do they want to avoid? Man Utd back in Champions League. Who do they want to avoid?
- August 24, 2017

Pot 1 is comprised of the current holders and the champions of the other top seven leagues in Europe. "Ultimately, it's a disappointing result, but the main thing was to come here and get the job done", said striker Griffiths after the club's 42-match unbeaten run came to an end. (more...)
Burnley cruise past rivals Blackburn Burnley cruise past rivals Blackburn
- August 24, 2017

A man is in police custody on suspicion of assault and pitch encroachment after running on the pitch, and allegedly assaulting two Burnley players and a steward during the match. "They tried to get us on the back foot by putting the ball into the box from every position in the early stages, and we were very strong". We were going to go on because I can't have that. (more...)
Wenger confirms Arsenal's pursuit of Monaco star Lemar is 'dead' Wenger confirms Arsenal's pursuit of Monaco star Lemar is 'dead'
- August 24, 2017

In case you didn't know. . Lemar has been an Arsenal target for much of this summer, and reports have constantly linked the winger with a switch to the Emirates. However, I wouldn't discount United from the running just yet as Jose Mourinho has confirmed he'd still like to bring in a wide attacker before the end of the month and he may focus on Lemar after struggling to agree terms with Inter Milan for Ivan Perisic. (more...)
Klopp ´completely happy´ as Liverpool battle to win over Palace Klopp ´completely happy´ as Liverpool battle to win over Palace
- August 24, 2017

Regardless of that situation, a back injury means Coutinho will not be facing Crystal Palace this weekend. Jürgen Klopp was able to confirm the striker completed a full training session with no problems in advance of the Crystal Palace game on Saturday though would not go so far as to suggest him as a likely starter. (more...)
SC show cause to BCCI: Why Lodha panel recommendations not implemented SC show cause to BCCI: Why Lodha panel recommendations not implemented
- August 24, 2017

The Apex court was so upset with BCCI members that it summoned the acting secretary for personal appearance on September 19, next date of hearing, to explain "why contempt can't be initiated against him for not honouring the orders". The BCCI has become a can of worms and with cricket administration in the doldrums, the CoA is urging the Supreme Court to order a thorough clean up as mandated in the Lodha panel reforms of July a year ago. (more...)
Navy To Remove Vice Admiral in Charge of 7th Fleet After Collisions Navy To Remove Vice Admiral in Charge of 7th Fleet After Collisions
- August 24, 2017

The US Navy intends to remove Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin as the commander of the US 7th Fleet, based in Yokosuka, Japan, according to a US official. Sawyer was nominated and approved for the position and a promotion to vice admiral earlier this year. (more...)