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Hurricane Harvey: Houston Texans travel home, cancel game vs. Dallas Cowboys

Two NFL owners are prepared to make sizable donations to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey , which has devastated Houston with flooding. But the 10 injured players who didn't accompany the team to New Orleans last Wednesday - wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins, Will Fuller and Braxton Miller and running backs D'Onta Foreman and Akeem Hunt among them - waited out the storm in Houston. [Full Article...]

India demonetisation fails to eradicate black money

India demonetisation fails to eradicate black money A moot question is whether demonetisation , despite its positive effects, could have been implemented differently to avoid the economic pain that ensued. These increased by an astonishing 345 percent in the year to March. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday highlighted that about 89 million notes of Rs. [Full Article...]

Arsenal reject Man City's £50m bid for Sanchez

Arsenal reject Man City's £50m bid for Sanchez Defenders Jonny Evans of West Brom and Virgil van Dijk of Southampton have been linked with Manchester City , who have received a bid of more than £20m for Eliaquim Mangala from Crystal Palace. According to this report, City is offering a four-year contract for Sanchez. Conte has repeatedly spoken of the need for the Premier League champions to add to their thin squad, but they are leaving it... [Full Article...]

Liverpool confirm Oxlade-Chamberlain signing

Liverpool confirm Oxlade-Chamberlain signing The 24-year-old rejected a move to Chelsea on Tuesday after a fee had been agreed. Oxlade-Chamberlain made 198 appearances for Arsenal after a £12 million move from Southampton six years ago and scored 20 goals during his spell at the Emirates Stadium . [Full Article...]

Thomas Lemar sensationally rejects Arsenal move

Thomas Lemar sensationally rejects Arsenal move The caption also included a couple of interesting emoji's that could lend towards the fact it is a race against the clock to now get him through the door. It's hard to say as the arrival of Lemar would surely see Alexis Sanchez move to Manchester City . Yet for Arsenal to have got to the point of putting in a £92M bid only to minutes later withdraw it is weird. [Full Article...]

Tigers Trade Justin Upton To Angels

Tigers Trade Justin Upton To Angels Rosenthal speculated the return on Upton won't be substantial, both because the Tigers are using it as an opportunity to shed payroll and there's no guarantee the Angels retain the outfielder past this season. The biggest concern for an interested team would likely be the salary, as Verlander is owed $56 million over the next two seasons plus a possible vesting option for 2020. [Full Article...]

Titans owner donates $1 million to JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey relief fund

Sports figures and celebrities have contributed big money to Watt's effort, but with more than 97,000 donors, it's clear that the $10, $20 and $50 donations are adding up and going a long way. Watt started an online fundraising drive that has raised well over $4 million-he's said he's now shooting for $10 million. Within two hours, people helped him reach his initial $200,000 goal. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association fines Lakers $500000 for tampering in pursuit of Paul George

National Basketball Association fines Lakers $500000 for tampering in pursuit of Paul George This came after the National Basketball Association stated that they had previously warned the Lakers about violating the tampering rules after the team's president, Magic Johnson , made nationally televised comments regarding George on Jimmy Kimmel Live (at 3:32 in the video below) on April 20. [Full Article...]

Favorite Ohio State ready to reclaim Big Ten crown

Favorite Ohio State ready to reclaim Big Ten crown The senior center is a two-time All-Big Ten selection and will be counted on to provide leadership on a group seeking continuity. You can't miss the tag on social media, and it's entirely possible that first-year head coach Tom Allen has a quota of times he must say "breakthrough" daily. [Full Article...]

Chelsea submit transfer offer for Davide Zappacosta in last-minute operation

Chelsea submit transfer offer for Davide Zappacosta in last-minute operation Chelsea are interested in signing Torino full-back Davide Zappacosta , according to the Gazzetta . After missing out on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is desperate for reinforcements and has had to reassess his options in defence and has reportedly moved quickly to sign 25-year-old Zappacosta before the transfer window shuts. [Full Article...]

Arsenal reject Manchester City bid for Alexis Sanchez, Gibbs moves to WBA

Arsenal reject Manchester City bid for Alexis Sanchez, Gibbs moves to WBA Sources have told Goal that Fabian Delph has also been proposed by City as the Premier League rivals aim to thrash out a mutually benefical agreement before the transfer window shuts on Thursday. Wenger said last week that a move for Monaco's Thomas Lemar was "dead" as the Ligue 1 champions did not want to sell, although links with Liverpool continue. [Full Article...]

US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets

US Open: Nadal beats Lajovic in straight sets Nadal said he was equally flummoxed by Murray's decision to withdraw from the U.S. Open last Saturday - after the draw had been made. The New York-born Daniel booked a spot in the second round of the season's last Grand Slam on Wednesday when he battled past American wildcard Tommy Paul 6-1, 4-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe

Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe But the Spaniard improved to 13-0 in first-round matches at Flushing Meadows to keep up hopes of a collision course for a long overdue NY semi-final showdown with Roger Federer . The result means Federer has already dropped two more sets at the US Open than he did during his glorious two weeks at Wimbledon . To believe Nadal, the victor in three sets to Dusan Lajovic 7-6 (8/6), 6-2, 6-2, t... [Full Article...]

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in US Open first round action

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in US Open first round action Aside from his exceptionally physical tennis game and never-ending wedgie-picking , Rafael Nadal used to be known for one thing: his extremely long shorts. "The USTA make an awesome improvement for the fans, for the players, for the TVs, for everybody with the roof, and now they can make it even a little bit better if they can control a little bit more that". [Full Article...]

Celtics, Cavaliers reach agreement on Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade

Celtics, Cavaliers reach agreement on Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas trade ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report on Wednesday night that the Cavaliers will receive a 2020 second round draft pick to complete the trade that had been agreed to last week. Thomas and the Celtics opted against surgery on the hip. He said he expects to get back to that level soon. "No doctor has told me anything different than that". [Full Article...]

Top 5: Summer Deadline Day deals in Premier League history

Top 5: Summer Deadline Day deals in Premier League history All their goals came from moments of pace from their s with so much space for them to do that, that's because Arsenal made it so easy. "They are fantastic. "We need everyone to stay healthy during the worldwide break and come back together and perform like that again against Manchester City ", Lovren said. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Petit urges Arsenal to make a late swoop for Riyad Mahrez

Emmanuel Petit urges Arsenal to make a late swoop for Riyad Mahrez Barcelona are prepared to pay a fee of around £46m to land the former Le Havre graduate, but they could potentially face competition from Arsenal , who are looking at a late raid for the 2016/17 PFA Player of the Year. As such, the Algerian squad will make the journey to Zambia for their World Cup qualifier without Mahrez, with the winger set to return to duty once his club future is sorted. [Full Article...]

Villanova basketball legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82

Villanova basketball legend Rollie Massimino dies at 82 Massimino coached the Wildcats for 19 years and compiled a 355-241 record at the school. According to ESPN , Massimino had been battling lung cancer and died at his home in Florida. Massimino was born in Hillside, New Jersey and graduated from Hillside High School. Rollie Massimino's health issues first came to light when Kentucky coach John Calipari tweeted an update on Tuesday refle... [Full Article...]

Nigeria's Ogu counts on fans' support against Cameroon

Nigeria's Ogu counts on fans' support against Cameroon Meanwhile, IfeanyiUbah shot-stopper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa , will be in goal in the clash against Cameroon. "The list of players makes the difference, not so young, more of experienced players". We have also been able to review our experiences in the immediate past and we have improved on it. Nigeria now sit top of Group B of the World Cup qualification in Africa with six points, four points ahead... [Full Article...]

Hamilton halves title gap but Ferrari the real victor in Spa

Hamilton halves title gap but Ferrari the real victor in Spa The wind didn't really change direction, and I don't think they changed a huge amount of downforce. "We might have the upper hand in power, but that's not enough - we have to keep improving". Theoretically, this meant that Vettel had faster tyres, 11 laps to the end of the race. "I was waiting for Lewis to make a mistake €" and he didn't €" and he was waiting for me €" and I didn't. [Full Article...]


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