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Olympic runner David Torrence found dead in Scottsdale pool Olympic runner David Torrence found dead in Scottsdale pool
- August 29, 2017

Before petitioning to compete for Peru , Torrence had run for the U.S.in global competitions, winning a silver medal in the 5,000 at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Staffers at the Center Court Condominiums found Torrence at about 7:30 a.m. and immediately called 911. "The track world lost a great friend and athlete today", tweeted USA Track & Field . (more...)
Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity scams Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity scams
- August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate Texas, with torrential rain and catastrophic flooding predicted to last several more days. Kevin Hart: "I'm challenging a lot of my celebrity friends to follow my lead in donating $25,000 to Hurricane Harvey [relief efforts], to the Red Cross ". (more...)
SL bring back Chandimal, Thirimanne for remaining ODIs SL bring back Chandimal, Thirimanne for remaining ODIs
- August 29, 2017

The announcement comes midway through India's five-match one-day worldwide tour in Sri Lanka, a series the hosts conceded Sunday with a third straight loss. This is the second time in three months that Tharanga has been suspended for a over-rate offence as during the Champions Trophy in England in June, he suffered the same fate . (more...)
Gibbs closes in on Watford switch Gibbs closes in on Watford switch
- August 29, 2017

The England global is due to discuss personal terms with Marco Silva's side before sealing his switch in the transfer window. That has encouraged the Baggies to come back to the table after seeing an offer for the 27-year-old knocked back by the Gunners earlier this summer. (more...)
Latest Rumours on New Bid for Thomas Lemar Latest Rumours on New Bid for Thomas Lemar
- August 29, 2017

Monaco have rejected two bids for Thomas Lemar as they battle to keep hold of their star midfielder. Lemar scored eight goals and made nine assists in 34 appearances in the French top flight last season to help Monaco to win the Ligue 1 title. (more...)
Sanchez requests to leave Chile camp after latest City bid Sanchez requests to leave Chile camp after latest City bid
- August 29, 2017

It's been claimed also that Raheem Sterling could head south in a bid to tempt the Gunners to cash-in on the Chilean superstar. Watch Nigel Winterburn's reaction to the news that Man City will make a bid for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez . (more...)
Everton star says he is still angry following Chelsea defeat Everton star says he is still angry following Chelsea defeat
- August 29, 2017

I need to rotate my players because it's very hard to play seven games in a month with some players. "If I begin by thinking how many goals for myself, probably I should play tennis!" Morata's thumping header doubled Chelsea's lead before the break, the Spaniard gleefully finishing from Cesar Azpilicueta's ideal cross. (more...)
Cavaliers scrap plans for $140M Quicken Loans Arena makeover Cavaliers scrap plans for $140M Quicken Loans Arena makeover
- August 29, 2017

A group called the Greater Cleveland Congregations opposed the upgrades because they believe the money should be used to renovate inner-city neighborhoods . "This facility is Cleveland's gateway to the world as many of our events are broadcast nationally and internationally". However, the National Basketball Association needed this project to start in mid-September for that to be a realistic possibility. (more...)
Jim Brown Gives Us 'The Real Deal' On Colin Kaepernick, Flag, Activism Jim Brown Gives Us 'The Real Deal' On Colin Kaepernick, Flag, Activism
- August 29, 2017

Tight end Seth DeValve, the first white player in the National Football League to kneel, said he "wanted to take that opportunity with my teammates to pray for our country and also to draw attention to the fact that we have work to do". In apparent response to McCoy's comments, Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith took to Twitter Friday with a string of posts, saying, "I've been a professional athlete since '04 and I've never understood speaking down on another person/athlete to the media". (more...)
ANDY'S CONSUMER TIP OF THE DAY: helping Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts ANDY'S CONSUMER TIP OF THE DAY: helping Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts
- August 29, 2017

While Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on parts of southeast Texas, displacing thousands with unprecedented rain and flooding, Coloradans may be wondering what they can do to help with relief efforts. Cash donations allow charities to buy relief products local or regionally, which reduces shipping costs and allows relief organizers more flexibility than donated goods. (more...)
College player collapses, dies during football practice College player collapses, dies during football practice
- August 29, 2017

Blakely, from Lawrenceville, Georgia, did not see any action as a freshman at Stetson past year and took a redshirt. He collapsed and was taken to Florida Hospital Deland, where he died. He was a multi-sport star in high school, playing running back and safety on the football team and a member of the 4×400-relay team. The linebacker redshirted last season and didn't see play time. (more...)
Stuart Broad strikes on final morning as Brathwaite leads West Indies resistance Stuart Broad strikes on final morning as Brathwaite leads West Indies resistance
- August 29, 2017

Only one side have made more in the fourth innings to win a Test at Headingley, with Australia's celebrated "Invincibles" scoring 3-404 in 1948 thanks to opener Arthur Morris's 182 and an unbeaten 173 from the great Donald Bradman. "Hopefully we can get some wickets and I can contribute with the ball as well". The partnership was especially impressive as they came together with the West Indies in trouble at 35 for three after James Anderson had dismissed Kyle Hope, Shai's older brother, to ... (more...)
Manchester City offers Raheem Sterling plus cash for Alexis Sanchez Manchester City offers Raheem Sterling plus cash for Alexis Sanchez
- August 29, 2017

Arsene Wenger welcomed Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny back to the starting lineup as the duo were making their first appearance of the season. Wenger signed a new two-year deal last May despite calls from supporters for him to leave as the Gunners finished outside the Premier League top four for the first time since he joined the club in 1996. (more...)
Ronald Koeman Targets Striker As One Of Two New Everton Signings Ronald Koeman Targets Striker As One Of Two New Everton Signings
- August 29, 2017

I don't know really what happened, but what came out in the reports is true. "I'm a coach not a manager and my best work is on the pitch improving my players and team". Former Everton player Phil Neville also spoke about a potential swoop for Costa. Someone that's going to kick and bully the centre backs. " Everton have got the money". (more...)
Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows
- August 29, 2017

The Foxes are looking to rediscover the form that saw them win the title in 2015-16, with Craig Shakespeare set to oversee his first full campaign in charge. "Was he risky today? No. Why? I would say no because we played very well to control that", Mourinho said. I watched the match many times. We are comfortable on the ball and unsafe on the counterattack. (more...)
Injured Andy Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 29, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. "It's too sore for me to win the tournament and ultimately that's what I was here to try and do", Murray was quoted as saying by BBC. However after a string of practice sessions, which again saw him limp off court in apparent pain, 30-year-old Murray decided it would be futile to attempt to play with an injury that would not stand up to the rigours of playing seven best-of-five-set... (more...)
Wenger Bemoans Arsenal's 'Disastrous' Display In Liverpool Rout Wenger Bemoans Arsenal's 'Disastrous' Display In Liverpool Rout
- August 29, 2017

Klopp added that Mignolet remains his "clear number one" and would "100 per cent play " in the next game against Manchester City . The Reds could have been three or four goals up before Mané scored the hosts second. We also created many chances and the key of the game was we scored a lot of them", Mane told the club's website. There are some reasons behind it that we have to analyze but the players now go on an worldwide break. (more...)
Tamim hits half-century as Bangladesh stretch lead past 140 Tamim hits half-century as Bangladesh stretch lead past 140
- August 29, 2017

Lyon removed nightwatchman Taijul Islam (four) and his replacement Imrul Kayes (two) to leave Bangladesh 3-67 early in the day. Tamim sent the ball across the rope eight times in his 155-ball 78. Nasir Hossain was gone for a duck shortly after as Matthew Wade snaffled a catch standing up to the stumps, giving Agar his fifth wicket of the match, before Lyon struck again to to remove Shabbir for 22, at which point Bangladesh had lost 3-0. (more...)
Gunners, I'm sorry: Mesut Ozil after Liverpool thrash Arsenal 4-0 Gunners, I'm sorry: Mesut Ozil after Liverpool thrash Arsenal 4-0
- August 29, 2017

Liverpool cleared a corner, Salah beat Hector Bellerin to a bouncing ball midway inside the hosts' half and then had a clear run on goal before beating goalkeeper Petr Cech . The newspapers were singularly stinging in their criticism. "He's not available for us but you can imagine, if he had been part of this game we would not have been worse even though all three midfielders were outstanding". (more...)
Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury
- August 29, 2017

Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka , and Kei Nishikori will be out for the rest of the season with their respective injuries, whilst Milos Raonic is aiming to be back in action after missing the final Grand Slam tournament of the year in NY. (more...)
Serge Aurier's £23m Tottenham Hotspur move imminent, back-up plan prepared Serge Aurier's £23m Tottenham Hotspur move imminent, back-up plan prepared
- August 29, 2017

The right-back is expected to sign for Spurs ahead of Thursday's 11pm deadline. Aurier - who has had a summer exit agreed since the start of last month - has negotiated a five-year contract with Spurs. The transfer will cost €25 million if his application for a United Kingdom visa and work permit is successful. Not necessarily a full appeal outcome, but it's stated a fresh United Kingdom entry application has been submitted, and will be supported by a document showing Aurier won't be ... (more...)
Gas Prices Rise 1 Cent In Chattanooga
- August 29, 2017

Florida's average price was $2.31. The national average increased 3.9 cents over the week to average out at $2.36. Including the change in gas prices in Chattanooga during the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular gas on Sunday was up 3.8 cents per gallon from a year ago higher and 5.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago . (more...)
Manchester United's signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will hinder Henrikh Mkhitarayan says Merson Manchester United's signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic will hinder Henrikh Mkhitarayan says Merson
- August 29, 2017

Leicester's keeper ended up on the losing side, though, as substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored in the final 20 minutes. Mourinho's side are yet to concede a league goal this season and maintained their flawless start by to the new campaign by beating a resolute Leicester City side 2-0 on Saturday. (more...)
Mourinho tips hat to Man United substitutes Mourinho tips hat to Man United substitutes
- August 29, 2017

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic may not have played football since suffering a serious knee injury in April, but the 35-year-old proved he is still in prime condition with his latest post on Instagram. "We knew we would have to frustrate them coming here". The group is solid, very, very friendly in between games and [there is] great empathy. But he was disappointed that his players once again fell behind from a set piece, having conceded from a corner in their 4-3 Premier ... (more...)
Bills' Marcell Dareus sent home from Baltimore after violating team rule Bills' Marcell Dareus sent home from Baltimore after violating team rule
- August 29, 2017

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported Dareus arrived for the game at around 5 p.m. EDT. While McDermott said he wasn't trying to send a message outside of "understand everyone needs to know what's expected and everyone's accountable", it's clear he's trying to start the season on a firm note. (more...)