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Doctors clear Tiger Woods to swing golf clubs Doctors clear Tiger Woods to swing golf clubs
- September 01, 2017

But at long last, there is some promising news to report regarding the 14-time major champion. He has played in just two golf tournaments this year, missing the cut at January's Farmers Insurance Open and withdrawing at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February. (more...)
Sonia Sotomayor cheers on Aaron Judge from right-field 'chambers' Sonia Sotomayor cheers on Aaron Judge from right-field 'chambers'
- September 01, 2017

Sotomayor embraced all of that silly fun in her outing to Yankee Stadium, sitting in the Judge's Chambers with a huge smile on her face, surrounded by an "All Rise" sign and clearly getting invested in the game. More recently, Sotomayor sat with the Yankee's "Bleacher Creatures" during a 2012 game, and she had high praise for those fans. "They are the greatest fans". (more...)
Leeds United complete signing of Pierre-Michel Lasogga Leeds United complete signing of Pierre-Michel Lasogga
- September 01, 2017

They wrapped up their business on deadline day with the permanent signing of forward Pawel Cibicki on a four-year contract and the loan capture of Lasogga. Leeds stepped up their search for a new striker following the foot injury sustained to summer signing Caleb Ekuban in the recent win at Sunderland. (more...)
US Open: When Roger Federer was asked why he's called the GOAT US Open: When Roger Federer was asked why he's called the GOAT
- September 01, 2017

Perhaps more importantly, Tiafoe played one of the best matches of his career, and managed to make Federer look overmatched for at least two of the five sets. The No. 3-seeded Federer won five consecutive U.S. Open championships from 2004-08 and also was the runner-up twice, including two years ago. Federer joked in his on-court interview that long matches are fun and that they'd warm him up for the rest of the tournament. (more...)
US Open 2017: Kyle Edmund to face Denis Shapovalov on day five US Open 2017: Kyle Edmund to face Denis Shapovalov on day five
- September 01, 2017

I was having fun on the court . "It's going to be a tough match but at the same time I'm playing well so definitely no reason why I shouldn't go out there feeling confident". "Shapovalov likes to be offensive", he said. He has worked hard to not be known as "that guy that took out the umpire" and backed up his resolve with turning the tables on Edmund who had been very much in control of their Davis Cup match , beating him at Queen's Club . (more...)
Local United Way sets up fund to benefit Hurricane Harvey victims
- September 01, 2017

Houston's Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports reopened late Wednesday afternoon with what they described as "very limited" flight schedules. 100 percent of these gifts will be used to help those that have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey through the United Ways of Texas and Louisiana. (more...)
Ravens Donate $1M To Houston Flood Relief Ravens Donate $1M To Houston Flood Relief
- September 01, 2017

Another 28 flights are scheduled for Thursday, with each going to one of the six other hubs in United's domestic network, spokesman Charles Hobart said. United fell less than 1 percent to $62.70 at 12:56 p.m.in NY after a similar drop Monday. "The plan is to begin a phased return to service, with full service expected by this weekend", the Houston Airport System, which operates both airports, said in a statement, adding, "Many roads around the city of Houston are still unsafe for travel". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez tells Chile team-mates he's joined Man City from Arsenal Alexis Sanchez tells Chile team-mates he's joined Man City from Arsenal
- September 01, 2017

We revealed earlier in the week that City were ready to pay a club record fee , and that remains the case and even do a deal worth up to £80million. Following the departure of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and the future of Alexis Sanchez in question, Arsene Wenger is ensuring there will be reinforcements at the Emirates. (more...)
US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe US Open: Federer narrowly beats American teenager Frances Tiafoe
- September 01, 2017

And, for just the fourth time in his illustrious career, the 19-time grand slam champion was pushed to five sets in the first round of a major. But ultimately Federer's skill and experience won out over the course of the two-hour, 37-minute encounter. (more...)
Alonso: I'm not bigger than the team Alonso: I'm not bigger than the team
- September 01, 2017

Reports have suggested Alonso, who has had no podium finishes in three years with the McLaren-Honda outfit (and just one top 10 in 2017), could announce imminently that he is moving to the customer Mercedes-powered Williams team next year. (more...)
Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say
- September 01, 2017

According to multiple reports , Phillips waived his no-trade clause to approve the trade to the Angels, who also added Tigers slugger Justin Upton on Thursday and parted ways with outfielder Cameron Maybin. In 120 games, the 36-year-old hit.291 with 11 home runs, 27 doubles and 52 RBI. While the other pieces of the trade have yet to be announced, Phillips is indeed heading to the Angels. (more...)
US Open: Roger Federer survives scare to reach Round 2 US Open: Roger Federer survives scare to reach Round 2
- September 01, 2017

Federer has not made a first-round exit in a Grand Slam since the 2003 French Open and has never lost an opener on the NY hardcourts. An early break fell Federer's way in the third, and it was one-way traffic for the remainder of the set as he wrapped it up in 28 minutes. (more...)
Portugal v Faroe Islands 31 August 2017 Portugal v Faroe Islands 31 August 2017
- September 01, 2017

Portugal have swept aside the Faroe Islands 5-1 to keep up the pressure on Switzerland in Thursday's World Cup Group B qualifier at the Estadio do Bessa XXI. It took just three minutes for Ronaldo to open the scoring before he doubled Portugal's advantage from the spot after 29 minutes. After three more goals, only Ferenc Puskas has now scored more worldwide goals for a European nation than Ronaldo, with CR7 now just six behind the Galloping Major . (more...)
Trump visits Texas, vows speedy relief process for those affected by Harvey Trump visits Texas, vows speedy relief process for those affected by Harvey
- September 01, 2017

That person died in a fire at a home during the hurricane. "This storm, it's epic what happened". But after surveying the flood situation in Texas , Trump emerged from a fire station in Annaville and seemingly, in a moment of lapse, forgot his sobriety, climbed a ladder and remarked: "What a crowd, what a turn out". (more...)
Journalist Rules Out Arsenal Signing Man City's Raheem Sterling This Summer Journalist Rules Out Arsenal Signing Man City's Raheem Sterling This Summer
- September 01, 2017

The Daily Mirror are one of many newspapers to identify that Paris Saint-Germain winger Julian Draxler is one of said players. Yesterday, Arsenal rejected a £50 million bid from City for Sanchez , who is entering the final year of his contract at the Emir- ates. (more...)
Hamilton: I have another six years left in F1 Hamilton: I have another six years left in F1
- September 01, 2017

I still have another year, so we have a lot of time. Lewis Hamilton is seven points behind Sebastian Vettel in the F1 championship. "I read or heard after Hungarian GP that he was protecting me". "Following that there are going to be some real hard races coming up and I don't know whether we are going to be able to keep the Ferrari behind". Vettel hold a seven-point lead over Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton in the standings. (more...)
Bulls' Cameron Payne To Have Surgery On Right Foot Again Bulls' Cameron Payne To Have Surgery On Right Foot Again
- September 01, 2017

But they should at least feel better Cameron Payne no longer holds the designation. Chicago Bulls guard Cameron Payne is expected to undergo surgery on his right foot again, according to a report by The Vertical . His NBA career began when the Thunder selected him with the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft out of Murray State, where he was the conference's Player of the Year as a sophomore, prompting him to enter the draft. (more...)
Manchester United looking for a wide player on transfer deadline day Manchester United looking for a wide player on transfer deadline day
- September 01, 2017

He was linked to a host of clubs as a move seemed likely over the summer, including Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and West Ham United. The reverse fixture at Switzerland will be played in the third week of November following the visit of Rafa Benitez's Newcastle and before entertaining newly promoted Brighton at home. (more...)
Arizona State to honor late Pat Tillman with statue Arizona State to honor late Pat Tillman with statue
- September 01, 2017

At all levels, Pat Tillman continues to inspire athletes on the gridiron every day. It leads us in the direction of who we wish to become. Almost 200 people attended the unveiling, with guests including friends, family, teammates and members of the Pat Tillman Foundation. (more...)
Sunderland swoop for Republic of Ireland defender Marc Wilson from Bournemouth Sunderland swoop for Republic of Ireland defender Marc Wilson from Bournemouth
- September 01, 2017

The Black Cats are looking to strengthen their defensive ranks before the transfer window slams shut and have also made inquiries for former Bournemouth player Tommy Elphick, who is now on the books of Aston Villa. Wilson played four league games during his time at the club. Wilson has signed a one-year deal with the Championship club after being allowed to leave the Vitality Stadium on a free transfer. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'asks to leave Chile duty amid reports over Arsenal future' Alexis Sanchez 'asks to leave Chile duty amid reports over Arsenal future'
- September 01, 2017

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is in the middle of a tug of war between Chelsea and Liverpool . It is said that Arsenal would only look to sell the 28-year-old if they saw an offer of around £70 million, and it's thought that Man City have used Sterling as bait in order to secure a deal before deadline day. (more...)
Monaco reportedly make their stance clear on Liverpool's £74million approach Monaco reportedly make their stance clear on Liverpool's £74million approach
- September 01, 2017

However, talks between the two clubs didn't progress as planned and Monaco put up the player's asking price, forcing Liverpool to do a rethink on their pursuit. However, Lemar, who is now playing for France against the Netherlands in their World Cup qualification game, has sensationally rejected the chance to move to the Gunners. (more...)
Pliskova wins at soggy US Open as Nadal, Federer wait Pliskova wins at soggy US Open as Nadal, Federer wait
- September 01, 2017

One of America's biggest hopes, his inspiring story began when, as the son of immigrants from Sierra Leone, he spent his early years at the Junior Tennis Champions' Center in Maryland, where his father Constant was head of maintenance. "It was more than a test", Federer said. It was exciting and it's kind of why I came to NY, to go through these emotions. "Honestly, if I would have felt like that going into this tournament that my back was going to get worse every match, I probably wouldn't ... (more...)
Brazil coach tells Coutinho to go where he is happy Brazil coach tells Coutinho to go where he is happy
- September 01, 2017

Tite's comments chimed with the thoughts of Italy coach Giampiero Ventura, who said this week that the uncertainties caused by the transfer window had hampered his preparations for Italy's key World Cup qualifier against Spain. "I'm not sure how he will respond because it depends on the person". As of this moment however, Liverpool's stance is yet to change and it remains to be seen how Coutinho and Barcelona react with time fast running out. (more...)
Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) Shares Sold by GAM Holding AG
- September 01, 2017

Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX)for the trailing twelve months paying dividend with the payout ratio of 0.00% to its shareholders. (NYSE: NFX ). Conatus Capital Management Lp sold 206,260 shares as Panera Bread Co (PNRA)'s stock rose 35.27%. Newfield Exploration ( NYSE:NFX ) opened at 25.51 on Wednesday. (more...)