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Maria Sharapova knocks out second seed Simona Halep on grand slam return Maria Sharapova knocks out second seed Simona Halep on grand slam return
- August 30, 2017

The 30-year-old Sharapova , who returned to tournament play in April after a 15-month suspension for performance-enhancing drug use, is now ranked 146th, but she received a wild-card entry into the U.S. "It nearly seemed like I had no right to win this match today". And I somehow did. She has a lot of experience, and many tournaments won, so I think she's okay ... (more...)
US Open pics: Nadal looking good US Open pics: Nadal looking good
- August 29, 2017

It was more a question of whether it would settle down in time . Three-time major champion Wawrinka recently had surgery on his left knee, 12-time major champion Djokovic has a bad right elbow and 2014 US Open runner-up Nishikori has an injured right wrist. (more...)
Everton agree deal to sign winger Everton agree deal to sign winger
- August 29, 2017

Everton are closing on Nikola Vlasic from Hajduk Split in a deal worth £8million plus bonuses. Vlasic has scored 10 goals in 85 appearances for the Croatian outfit since breaking into the first team three seasons ago. "We don't want to lose 1% of our quality [but] we also have to think about financial stability". Hajduk's president Ivan Kos is quoted by Sportske Jutarnji as saying: "I would not comment on the possibilities around Vlasic because each of my sentences can be ... (more...)
Injured Murray out of US Open Injured Murray out of US Open
- August 29, 2017

Sharapova is a wild card draw at this year's tournament, meaning she was offered a special, last-minute invite to play. Despite it being highly unlikely, Isner and Sock's chances are slightly higher than usual due to the vast number of injuries among the elite tennis players in the top ten rankings. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open Andy Murray pulls out of US Open
- August 29, 2017

I obviously spoke to a lot of hip specialists. I miss competing, and I'll try to get myself back on court as soon as I can. The 2012 US Open champion practised all week but claimed it was too sore for him to win the tournament. Announcing his decision two days before the event, the World No. 2 said "He had hoped to play but rehab has not worked". "I'll sit down and decide with my team in the next couple of days, for sure". (more...)
Michael Phelps, wife announce 2nd child Michael Phelps, wife announce 2nd child
- August 29, 2017

Phelps captioned the photo of Nicole holding up their son, Boomer . "So excited! Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??" The couple secretly married on June 13, 2016, just one month after Boomer was born. Phelps wrote in his caption, while his wife expressed joy for her baby boy . Boomer accompanied his mother in Rio de Janeiro last summer to watch Phelps compete in the Summer Games. (more...)
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
- August 29, 2017

On Friday, July 1 the stock rating was initiated by Argus Research with "Buy". CLS Investments LLC now owns 3,834 shares of the bank's stock valued at $331,000 after buying an additional 548 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA acquired a new position in Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce during the second quarter worth approximately $191,000. (more...)
Alabama's Raekwon Davis released from hospital after being shot Alabama's Raekwon Davis released from hospital after being shot
- August 29, 2017

The Tuscaloosa News acknowledged that the bar has been the site of several shootings and a homicide over the past few years. How is there a scenario where Saban's players are at the bars in the early hours during a game week? "Nothing good happens after three drinks". (more...)
Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals Patriots acquire Marquis Flowers in trade with Bengals
- August 29, 2017

Flowers, a 2014 6th round pick, has served mostly on special teams in his National Football League career. Bates, the former University of ME star, is battling for one of what's likely to be six spots for linebackers on the Patriots' roster. (more...)
Defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber upset in first round Defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber upset in first round
- August 29, 2017

This was their first career meeting. The last time a defending champion lost in the opening round was 12 years ago, when Svetlana Kuznetsova lost to Ekaterina Bychkova but this result was no real surprise given the German's dramatic loss of form. (more...)
Hoosiers ready for 'biggest home opener' in school history vs. Buckeyes Hoosiers ready for 'biggest home opener' in school history vs. Buckeyes
- August 29, 2017

The Hoosiers run a 4-2-5 scheme on defense, an unusual set up with an extra player in the secondary that Ohio State will have to game plan for. Granted, the 2012 team would have won the Big Ten had it been eligible, but losing to Michigan State in 2013 and not making it in 2015 and 2016 are the two black eyes on the stellar five years of coach Meyer's tenure. (more...)
Supreme Court dismisses Swamy's plea for e auction of IPL media rights Supreme Court dismisses Swamy's plea for e auction of IPL media rights
- August 29, 2017

Integral member of the Committee of Administrators (CoA), Vinod Rai , who is also a former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, responded saying that the revenue of the Indian cricket board would take a hit if the e-auction process is undertaken. (more...)
Eagles trade long snapper Jon Dorenbos to Saints Eagles trade long snapper Jon Dorenbos to Saints
- August 29, 2017

In addition to his love of football, Dorenbos was also well-renowned for his skill as a magician, which earned him a third-place in front of a national audience on NBC's America's Got Talent past year. Oh and yes he's the " America's Got Talent " magician guy. In addition to his longevity, magic tricks and energetic attitude, Dorenbos was endearing to Eagles fans because of his tragic backstory. (more...)
The Dolphins saved Fox and the world from Jay Cutler The Dolphins saved Fox and the world from Jay Cutler
- August 29, 2017

The Dolphins' wide receiver corps has just two preseason games under their belt with Jay Cutler under center and it appears that Jarvis Landry , DeVante Parker and Kenny Stills will all have an opportunity to make an impact for the Dolphins' offense. (more...)
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy cited for DUI at Burger King in Kansas Royals pitcher Danny Duffy cited for DUI at Burger King in Kansas
- August 29, 2017

KCTV5 says they've received "multiple reports" that Danny Duffy was taken into custody in Overland Park. Royals general manager Dayton Moore said "we are obviously disappointed in the news", and details were being gathered about what happened. (more...)
Chelsea sign Eden Hazard's brother Chelsea sign Eden Hazard's brother
- August 29, 2017

However, the attacking midfielder will go into Chelsea's development squad rather than Antonio Conte's senior side. Kylian is the third Hazard brother to join Chelsea after Thorgan spent 2012 to 2015 at Stamford Bridge, although he was loaned out for much of that time. (more...)
Rockets' Les Alexander increases Harvey donation to $10 million Rockets' Les Alexander increases Harvey donation to $10 million
- August 29, 2017

The city of Houston is in great peril as the hurricane continues to cause great damage to the city. Water levels are expected to continue to rise in southeast Texas with more heavy rain forecast for the coming days. The preseason game scheduled for Thursday night in Houston between the Texans and Cowboys has been moved to AT&T Stadium in Arlington. According to reports, as many as 80% of storm victims do not have flood insurance. (more...)
Patrick Vieira says Arsenal must strike balance between physicality and attacking style Patrick Vieira says Arsenal must strike balance between physicality and attacking style
- August 29, 2017

We're three games in and we're literally at crisis point. With several players out of contract and Oxlade-Chamberlain moving to bitter Premier League rivals Chelsea, Wright is convinced the manager has lost the dressing room and that it's time for him to leave. (more...)
Ticats made 'large and serious mistake' in hiring Art Briles Ticats made 'large and serious mistake' in hiring Art Briles
- August 29, 2017

Briles was sacked in May after an independent investigation discovered a long history of the Baylor football program covering up all sorts of playing misconduct, including numerous sexual assaults and at least one alleged gang rape. An independent report commissioned by Baylor to investigate the football program's sexual assault scandal resulted in the demotion of school president Ken Starr and the suspension and eventual firing of Briles. (more...)
Cleveland Browns trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden Cleveland Browns trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden
- August 29, 2017

ESPN reports it won't be an easy deal to make. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora was the first to report the news Tuesday morning. Haden is an elite-level corner when healthy, but the 2010 No. Haden has made 81 starts in 90 games for the Browns, but has missed 22 contests due to multiple injuries, most notably the pair of concussions that cost him much of the 2015 season. (more...)
Vance McDonald traded to the Steelers Vance McDonald traded to the Steelers
- August 29, 2017

The trade also allowed the 49ers to shed McDonald's contract off their books, as they continue to piece together their new roster under new head coach Kyle Shanahan, and general manager John Lynch. He was originally selected by the 49ers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Rice. "We didn't make a final decision until the very end of the season, but we still had to be professionals and we still had to do what was right for the San Francisco 49ers at any point in the year". (more...)
Palace ready to give in to Liverpool's demands Palace ready to give in to Liverpool's demands
- August 29, 2017

The status of Crystal Palace's bid to buy Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is mired in confusion given a new claim that Liverpool have rejected the Eagles' latest offer. He has not featured for Liverpool since April 2016 and has been frozen out of the first-team picture at Anfield. West Brom also voiced their interest in the 27-year-old following speculation that Jonny Evans may leave the club this summer, but Sakho is believed to have turned them down. (more...)
Tropical Storm Harvey: Rescued evacuees seek shelter Tropical Storm Harvey: Rescued evacuees seek shelter
- August 29, 2017

Organizations including the Red Cross , Dallas County, Parkland Hospital, the Salvation Army , Children's Hospital and several volunteer agencies are now working to have the shelter taking people in by Tuesday morning, NBC News reports. She was then taken to a boat, which dropped her, her husband, and her 17-year-old son off at a Walmart. Earlier in the day Monday, rumors swelled that officers were checking the immigration status of those arriving at the convention center. (more...)
Crystal Palace may seek return for Sam Allardyce Crystal Palace may seek return for Sam Allardyce
- August 29, 2017

A record of zero goals scored and six conceded has led to early criticism of De Boer, and according to The Guardian , the Palace hierarchy are "deeply unimpressed" with the start to the season. De Boer refused to be drawn on whether Palace would make a move for Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho. "They have all got to work together to try and get it right". (more...)
Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open
- August 29, 2017

World number one Nadal and Federer, who could meet in the semi-finals, will not be bothered as they are scheduled on the roof-covered center court against Dusan Lajovic and Frances Tiafoe respectively, with the Swiss closing the night session. (more...)