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Tottenham to host Watford in Carabao Cup at MK Dons Tottenham to host Watford in Carabao Cup at MK Dons
- September 07, 2018

That has meant they have had to extend their stay at Wembley for Premier League games and they have managed to sign off a deal to play their three home Champions League games at the national stadium. The newspaper says that the Premier League may now insist that Spurs spend the entire season at Wembley, believing that the ongoing uncertainty "is becoming unfair for supporters, opposition teams and broadcasters". (more...)
United Kingdom pickup soccer game with Foo Fighters broke NCAA rules
- September 07, 2018

Because this happened during a time in the NCAA calendar when coaches are prohibited from interacting with their players, the presence of coaches at a pickup game involving the players amounted to breaking the rules. The women's team is 3-3 going into their seventh game of the season at IN on Friday. Kentucky's men's soccer team is three games into their 2018 season and will play against the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday. (more...)
Nike releases new ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, LeBron James, Serena Williams
- September 07, 2018

Amid the response, there was also speculation about how the ad campaign would affect college sports . One of the stronger responses yet to Nike's new Kaepernick deal is taking place on the campus of the College of the Ozarks, a private Christian school in Point Lookout, Missouri, with what appears to be an emphatically patriotic administration. (more...)
Amway founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92 Amway founder and Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at age 92
- September 07, 2018

Gov. Snyder: "We have lost an incredible businessman, philanthropist and true Michigander". Downtown Orlando's Amway Center is named for the global marketing company that the billionaire co-founded with friend Jay Van Andel in 1959. The following is a statement from Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser regarding the passing of Amway Co-Founder Richard DeVos. DeVos was director of the Board of Home Ministries of the Christian Reformed Church and his faith motivated much of his ... (more...)
Patriots make flurry of transactions involving Duke Dawson, Riley McCarron Patriots make flurry of transactions involving Duke Dawson, Riley McCarron
- September 07, 2018

His knowledge of the team's offensive system sparks the possibility that the Patriots could turn to the no-huddle attack in Sunday's season-opener against the Texans, which might not have been possible given the team's limited options. The promotion of McCarron bolsters a Patriots receiving corps that previously consisted of Chris Hogan , Phillip Dorsett , Chad Hansen and special teamer Matthew Slater. (more...)
Garnett suing accountant for alleged loss of $77M to wealth manager Garnett suing accountant for alleged loss of $77M to wealth manager
- September 07, 2018

But the lawsuit claims "Wertheim was fully aware that three days before Garnett requested the $40,000.00, Banks had taken for himself $500,000.00 and eight days later took for himself $1,516,691.85, plus an additional $60,000.00 in management fees". (more...)
Manchester City complete deal to sign Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers Manchester City complete deal to sign Gavin Bazunu from Shamrock Rovers
- September 07, 2018

Bazunu had become a regular for the Irish side this season, keeping four consecutive clean sheets in the league. It is expected that he will arrive either in January or for the start of next season. McPhail was a Leeds United team-mate. Bazunu represents a significant investment by the academy in the player. City offloaded keepers Angus Gunn and Joe Hart to Southampton and Burnley respectively over the summer. (more...)
Kendricks pleads guilty to insider trading Kendricks pleads guilty to insider trading
- September 07, 2018

Kendricks and Goldman Sachs analyst turned Black-ish TV writer Damilare Sonoiki were indicted August 29 on insider trading charges pertaining to investments made four years ago. McSwain announced that both Kendricks and Sonoiki were being indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and one count of securities fraud. (more...)
Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia — BMW Championship Tiger Woods & Rory McIlroy share lead in Philadelphia — BMW Championship
- September 07, 2018

Former BMW victor Jason Day is the leading Australian at two under and six shots back of Woods, while Cameron Smith is a further stroke behind having signed for a one-over 71. Woods, given his stature, is always a sponsor pick if not otherwise eligible and typically takes one of the first tee times of the day. The 14-time major winner's eight-under-par 62 was his best opening round score since hitting 61 at the 1999 Byron Nelson Classic. (more...)
December earliest National Hockey League would vote on Seattle expansion
- September 07, 2018

Following an NHL Board of Governors meeting in Las Vegas on June 20, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said the process to bring an NHL expansion team to Seattle remained ongoing without any setbacks but with no timetable for it to be completed. (more...)
Ireland Dominated By Wales In UEFA Nations League Opener Ireland Dominated By Wales In UEFA Nations League Opener
- September 07, 2018

Tom Lawrence, Gareth Bale , Aaron Ramsey and Connor Roberts scored for the hosts before Shaun Williams replied. Giggs will hope for a repeat when they travel to face Denmark on Sunday . "We are missing a lot of players and any team would miss the players that were missing but you don't want to use that as an excuse". "There's a lot to improve on but there's a lot to enjoy". (more...)
Djokovic beats heat and Millman to reach U.S. Open semis Djokovic beats heat and Millman to reach U.S. Open semis
- September 06, 2018

While Millman retained the form that helped him upset world No.2 Roger Federer two days earlier, Djokovic showed his class to see off the Queenslander, but the NY crowd appeared to be on Millman's side. "Just trying to find a way to hang in there". Millman, who beat Roger Federer in the previous round, returned after a brief interval but found no joy against Djokovic's serve and the Serb broke the Australian in the penultimate game before serving out the second set. (more...)
Newcastle set to host VAR trial for Arsenal game Newcastle set to host VAR trial for Arsenal game
- September 06, 2018

These include clubs' freedom to sign European players without new work permit requirements, and whether homegrown quotas will be extended after Brexit comes into force. "It is vital that our clubs can continue to acquire European players with the freedom they now enjoy". "We have held positive discussions with Government about the importance of access to European players for our clubs, and the many cultural and economic benefits a globally popular Premier League brings to the United Kingdom". (more...)
Osaka steamrolls Tsurenko to reach U.S. Open semis Osaka steamrolls Tsurenko to reach U.S. Open semis
- September 06, 2018

She's the only member of that quartet who made it back to that round, using her big-strike game built on serves and forehands to overpower No. 30 Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-4, 6-3. "Well, in the mornings I don't play matches, I walk around and hear the lovely honking", Osaka said. Meanwhile, Osaka won a Masters title at Indian Wells and with her strong run in NY, where she will next play 2017 U.S. (more...)
LaLiga: Zidane reveals one thing that made him 'succeed' at Real Madrid LaLiga: Zidane reveals one thing that made him 'succeed' at Real Madrid
- September 06, 2018

However, Lorius Karius made two big blunders, which essentially cost them the match, and, ultimately, the Champions League trophy. Before the final, Mohamed Salah was in good form for Liverpool , but he could not play the full minutes in Kiev after being brought down by Spain global Sergio Ramos. (more...)
Bud Light unveils statue immortalizing 'Philly Special' play call Bud Light unveils statue immortalizing 'Philly Special' play call
- September 06, 2018

The statue captures the iconic and historical moment when backup quarterback and Super Bowl LII MVP Nick Foles asked "Do you want 'Philly Philly?'" To which Pederson famously responded, "Yeah, let's do it". Bud Light and the Eagles went all out for the statue, as the likenesses do resemble both Foles and Pederson. According to NBC Sports Philadelphia, the statue commemorating the play will remain "for at least this season" with the possibility of remaining permanently. (more...)
Peter Schmeichel excited about Cristiano Ronaldo's Old Trafford return Peter Schmeichel excited about Cristiano Ronaldo's Old Trafford return
- September 06, 2018

On Ronaldo's departure, Lopetegui added: "I did not speak to him, it was a situation where he had already made a decision to leave and the club went along with this for a player who had been tremendous". Responding to those remarks, Lopetegui said to Onda Cero: " I would not doubt the players of Real Madrid ". Having won the Champions League last season at Real Madrid , it was unsurprising to see Keylor Navas, Sergio Ramos, Modric and Ronaldo sweep up trophies for their respective ... (more...)
Chair umpire gives John Millman OK for off-court shirt switch
- September 06, 2018

Djokovic, for whom this was an 11th consecutive quarter-final victory, said: "I personally have never sweated as much as I have here". Upon missing a gimme volley - after Millman retrieved a lob with some incredibly scrambling - and then pushing a return wide, Djokovic staggered back into position before tipping water over his head at the changeover. (more...)
Martin O'Neill tells Uefa to settle Denmark row Martin O'Neill tells Uefa to settle Denmark row
- September 06, 2018

The Danes are set to field an uncapped scratch side comprising third-tier and futsal players, the latter being an indoor five-a-side game played with a harder and smaller ball. It is a characteristic for its high quality and many interesting players. Giggs has reported a full-strength Wales squad with Gareth Bale fit and firing after scoring in Real Madrid's opening three La Liga games. (more...)
Serena Williams relieved to emerge from tough battle with Kaia Kanepi Serena Williams relieved to emerge from tough battle with Kaia Kanepi
- September 06, 2018

Serena Williams of the US returns a shot during her women's singles match against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia on Day 7 of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2018 in New York City. I think what I have improved most is my fitness. "I worked really hard on that". Especially after a C-section. She's my best friend. she means the world to me. (more...)
Djokovic defeats gallant Millman to advance
- September 06, 2018

That could work in Osaka's favor after Tsurenko struggled in the heat against Vondrousova, battling dizziness before prevailing 6-7 (3/7), 7-5, 6-2. Nishikori said this week that he was nervous once that match began, but this one was nothing like that day. (more...)
Durant eagles 18th to take lead in Calgary Durant eagles 18th to take lead in Calgary
- September 06, 2018

American golfer Joe Durant has given hope to all weekend hackers, with a shocking miss during the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' Shaw Charity Classic that has cost him over a quarter of million dollars. McCarron and Scott Parel , the Boeing Classic victor last week in Washington, were at 67 with Jerry Kelly, Mike Goodes, Joey Sindelar , Brian Mogg and Gibby Gilbert III. (more...)
Argentine Pekerman quits Colombia coach
- September 06, 2018

Argentinian tactician Pekerman was appointed back in January 2012 during a turbulent period for Colombia, who at the time had not qualified for a World Cup since 1998. I said it when I arrived, we need to work together, support the national team to achieve great things. James Rodriguez paid tribute to Pekerman's work for Colombia in a post on Twitter . (more...)
Madison Keys rolls to her second consecutive US Open semifinal Madison Keys rolls to her second consecutive US Open semifinal
- September 06, 2018

On the other side of the net will be 20-year-old Japanese Osaka, who won at Indian Wells this year and has used a lethal ground game and dogged determination to also reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final. Breaks were at a premium in the first set, both players holding serve until Suarez Navarro cracked at a decisive moment in the 10th game. Keys had the chance to close out the set on Suarez Navarro's racquet at 5-4 and while she was denied at the first time of asking, she did not waste ... (more...)
Astros beat Angels 4-2 in Shohei Ohtani's pitching return:The Asahi Shimbun Astros beat Angels 4-2 in Shohei Ohtani's pitching return:The Asahi Shimbun
- September 06, 2018

Going beyond that fact that a pitcher topping out at 99 miles per hour then dropping to as low as 89 miles per hour will always be concerning, Ohtani's huge velocity spikes and dips between pitches also imply a very concerning lack of consistency for the right-hander. (more...)

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