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Japanese MVP Shohei Otani expects to be in Major League Baseball in 2018 Japanese MVP Shohei Otani expects to be in Major League Baseball in 2018
- September 14, 2017

Otani would have to wait until after the 2019 season to receive a comparable deal in Major League Baseball. "In reality, I think we can't really say he can do it or can't do it, and I do know that no one is doing that right now in the league", Tanaka said Wednesday before the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays wrapped up their hurricane series at Citi Field . (more...)
Quarterly EPS analysis of Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW)
- September 13, 2017

According to Zacks, "Genworth has agreed to be acquired by China Oceanwide". It offers long-term care insurance products. 08/03/2016 - Genworth Financial Inc had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Morgan Stanley. Previously Zumiez Inc (NASDAQ:ZUMZ) reported $-0.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.06 by $0.04 with surprise factor of 66.7%. (more...)
Los Angeles officially chosen as 2028 host city Los Angeles officially chosen as 2028 host city
- September 13, 2017

The joint marketing agreement had to be reworked when Los Angeles agreed to host the 2028 Games, with Paris staging the 2024 Olympics. The IOC decided in July to award both Games at the same time, following the withdrawal of four of the six cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics, amid concerns about the size, cost and complexity of organizing the world's biggest multi-sports event. (more...)
Newcastle United earn first away victory of the season at Swansea Newcastle United earn first away victory of the season at Swansea
- September 13, 2017

Assistant manager Francisco de Miguel Moreno said Benitez had been in contact during the match as his team recorded successive top-flight wins for the first time since December 2015. "He rang after the game and has congratulated everybody, especially the players because they have done a massive job and we are very happy for the performance". (more...)
Youth League: inizia con una vittoria il Napoli, battuto lo Shakhtar Youth League: inizia con una vittoria il Napoli, battuto lo Shakhtar
- September 13, 2017

Non sorride all'esordio stagionale in Youth League la Juventus che nella difficile sfida con il Barcellona perde per 1-0. In precedenza, i bianconeri avevano sfiorato il colpo al minuto 74, con Sandro Kulenovic che non riusciva però a centrare la porta dei padroni di casa. (more...)
Four Talking Points From Swansea City 0-1 Newcastle United Four Talking Points From Swansea City 0-1 Newcastle United
- September 13, 2017

But Lascelles got back to clear away at full stretch. "We've not played well and we've lost the game ". A physical first half saw little from Newcastle in the final third, as they were content to sit back and wait for their opportunities. (more...)
Prolific striker: I came close to joining Everton this summer Prolific striker: I came close to joining Everton this summer
- September 13, 2017

Giroud - who scored a late victor on the opening day Premier League win against Leicester - has struggled to hold down a regular first-team place at the Emirates Stadium and admits that he almost quit over the summer having been linked with the likes of Everton and West Ham. (more...)
So how much will flood insurance cost you? So how much will flood insurance cost you?
- September 13, 2017

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can force servicers to buy mortgages they've sold or had guaranteed if they don't have the required flood insurance, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Harvey and Irma could be a breaking point. CoreLogic estimates that National Flood Insurance Program-insured flood losses from Harvey alone will be $6 billion to $9 billion. (more...)
Arsenal's Sanchez will 'win the fans back quickly' - Wenger Arsenal's Sanchez will 'win the fans back quickly' - Wenger
- September 13, 2017

The first involved some fortune as Sead Kolasinac's cross came off his shoulder, but the second was a ideal finish into the far corner from a tight angle to kill the game off in the second half. He received a few jeers as he came on at the Emirates on Saturday. A majority of the crowd serenaded him, however, and Wenger insisted that the boos had not affected the forward. (more...)
Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision
- September 13, 2017

Toure has endured a hard relationship with Guardiola since the Spaniard took charge at the Etihad at the start of last season. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that the English teams in the Champions League this year are "second level" to clubs like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich. (more...)
Catalan independence: Police told to seize ballot boxes Catalan independence: Police told to seize ballot boxes
- September 13, 2017

This handout picture released on September 11, 2017 by the Assemblea Nacional Catalana ( Catalan National Assembly) shows an aerial view of people waving a giant banner reading in Catalan "Independence now" during a pro-independence demonstration, on September 11, 2017 in Barcelona during the National Day of Catalonia , the " Diada ". (more...)
Olivier Giroud wants to write new chapter in his Arsenal story
- September 13, 2017

A Premier League victor against Leicester on the opening day took Giroud to 99 Arsenal goals, but he has since been restricted to 67 minutes from the bench. "I still want to improve and win trophies with the club". While Giroud wants to stay put, full-back Mathieu Debuchy has revealed he was unable to leave during the transfer window despite being told he could depart for free. (more...)
WADA tells Russian Federation to stop shifting blame for its doping scandal WADA tells Russian Federation to stop shifting blame for its doping scandal
- September 13, 2017

In May 2016, McLaren was tasked by Wada with investigating allegations of doping in Russian Federation. "The available evidence was insufficient to support the assertion of an anti-doping rule violation against these 95 athletes", said WADA director general Olivier Niggli in a report seen by The New York Times . (more...)
First English results in new Junior Cycle First English results in new Junior Cycle
- September 13, 2017

The old-style "A, B, C" etc grading system is being replaced by one which uses the grades "Distinction, Higher Merit, Merit, Achieved, Partially Achieved and Not Graded". Family members, in particular parents, are the single strongest influence on young people's attitudes towards alcohol. "While these exams are undoubtedly important, they are not the be all and end all". (more...)
Wagner asks Huddersfield to be fearless after West Ham defeat Wagner asks Huddersfield to be fearless after West Ham defeat
- September 13, 2017

Luckily for the Hammers, Kouyate's performance did not prove costly as goals from Pedro Obiang and Andre Ayew gave Slaven Bilic's men a first win of the season in their first game back at the London Stadium. "My players are able to play football but they haven't shown it and this is what we have to make better". Captain Tommy Smith echoed his manager's sentiments. (more...)
Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas reacts to Qarabag Champions League hammering Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas reacts to Qarabag Champions League hammering
- September 13, 2017

This season, United have arguably their best squad since Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager and they now occupy first position on the Premier League standings. Chelsea have won three of their opening four Premier League games and host Arsenal on Sunday. Chelsea failed to qualify for the Champions League in the last campaign and as they prepare to return to Europe's elite competition this season, the Belgium global is hopeful that his team can seal the trophy. (more...)
Pundit makes a huge claim about Sadio Mane Pundit makes a huge claim about Sadio Mane
- September 13, 2017

Pep Guardiola and the club medical staff will assess the condition of the £35million star ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Feyenoord. And obviously Ederson was not lucky . Ederson still has nasty cuts on his face and City's medical staff will assess how they are healing before making a final decision on whether to allow him to play or to go with Chilean worldwide Claudio Bravo. (more...)
Liverpool can show their improvement since Europa final loss - Jurgen Klopp Liverpool can show their improvement since Europa final loss - Jurgen Klopp
- September 13, 2017

The 25-year-old's return was delayed due to a back injury that cleared up in time for him to feature for the Brazil national team in the recent global break but he did not play a part in Liverpool's heavy defeat to Manchester City at the weekend. (more...)
Timo Werner talks up potential transfer Timo Werner talks up potential transfer
- September 13, 2017

RB Leipzig are "confident" that star striker Timo Werner will be staying . When asked about the Bavarian club, the striker said: " FC Bayern is also a big club, but for me it is not a topic that I am concerned with ". "I have come very far with Leipzig", the former Stuttgart forward explained. "That is why I do not think what is ahead in one, two or three years". (more...)
Champions League: Stand-in Man United skipper Pogba limps off Champions League: Stand-in Man United skipper Pogba limps off
- September 13, 2017

Pogba is now certain to miss to miss United's Super Sunday clash against Everton after pulling up with a hamstring strain just 18 minutes into the game. It wasn't a header, but Fellaini did provide the low cross for it. Rashford has now scored in his first appearance in the Champions League , Premier League , Europa League, FA Cup, League Cup and for England. (more...)