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Vegas casinos say Raiders drawing most bets to win Super Bowl Vegas casinos say Raiders drawing most bets to win Super Bowl
- August 17, 2017

More wagers in Las Vegas have been placed on the Oakland Raiders to win the Super Bowl than any other team in the National Football League, according to David Payne Purdum of ESPN Chalk . Las Vegas has already fallen for the Raiders. Billboards can be seen around town reminding fans of their imminent arrival. "Before you didn't see sports memorabilia in the news and gift stores typically, now you see Raiders items on display on the racks and right in front of the stores", Chris Jones, ... (more...)
Boise State's Rypien named to Manning Award watch list Boise State's Rypien named to Manning Award watch list
- August 17, 2017

The Murrieta, Calif., native appeared in 10 games last season, making seven starts. He enters 2017 sixth in completions, eighth in attempts, seventh in yards, fourth in touchdowns and fourth in 300-yard passing games. It is the only quarterback award that includes the candidates' bowl performances in its balloting. The ACC is tied with the SEC for most quarterbacks on the watch list this year. (more...)
Brooks Koepka was the most dominant golfer at this year's golf majors Brooks Koepka was the most dominant golfer at this year's golf majors
- August 17, 2017

Four months later, Johnson is nearly a peripheral figure and Justin Thomas is the talk of the town, though the latter barely figured in discussions on the eve of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow which finished on Sunday. "Golf still struggles amongst the major professional sports in popularity and following, so it's really those major wins that not only set you apart within the sport of golf itself but also get you on the radar of Americans", Jacobs said. (more...)
Hue Jackson: QB decision means nothing for Cleveland Browns' regular-season plans Hue Jackson: QB decision means nothing for Cleveland Browns' regular-season plans
- August 17, 2017

Osweiler - who went through a series of highs and lows in his first season as a full-time starter with the Texans past year - passed for 42 yards in Thursday's win against the Saints. "That would be asking a lot". Jackson will address on Wednesday or Thursday who starts at quarterback in the second preseason game. "Joe is here every day and he sees what's going on". (more...)
Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays Chick-fil-A in new Falcons stadium will still be closed Sundays
- August 17, 2017

That distraction was unveiled this week, when they finally completed their $2 Billion Mercedes Benz stadium . Only one of the Atlanta Falcon's eight home games is not on a Sunday - a Thursday night square-off against the Seattle Seahawks . (more...)
Great American total solar eclipse to occur after 38 years Great American total solar eclipse to occur after 38 years
- August 17, 2017

The Dioceses of Palm Beach will close schools in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast the whole day. As of right now, other than a few high clouds streaming in, we are golden to see the partial side of this eclipse . You can't watch it that way without some kind of damage", Sanders said. Beaufort Academy is located at 240 Sams Point Road in Beaufort. If you wear regular glasses the eclipse glasses go on over your normal lenses. (more...)
Real Madrid beat Barcelona despite Ronaldo red card for diving Real Madrid beat Barcelona despite Ronaldo red card for diving
- August 17, 2017

The backdrop for this game is Barcelona's ongoing chase to sign Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. It will be interesting to see how Barca line up under their new manager, but home supporters will be sad to see the end of the MSN trio, with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez forced to adapt to a new system. (more...)
Spurs Chairman In Direct Contact With PSG For Manchester United Linked Defender Spurs Chairman In Direct Contact With PSG For Manchester United Linked Defender
- August 17, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly after an African star from Paris Saint-Germain, but new reports suggest the player's future could lie elsewhere. Aurier himself needs to move on this summer, having now become PSG's third-choice right back behind Thomas Meunier and new signing Dani Alves, and the Ivorian worldwide appears to be in demand having not only shown his quality with PSG, but also with Toulouse before his 2014 move to French capital. (more...)
Chelsea stars grow anxious over club's summer transfer activity Chelsea stars grow anxious over club's summer transfer activity
- August 17, 2017

While the side's goal average remains at 1.9 a match, irrespective of whether Fabregas starts or not, the average number of goals conceded drops from 1.2 a match to 0.8 when he is absent. The task of organising the Chelsea gears of war on the pitch was long the responsibility of John Terry. But Juventus have so far held firm in the determination to keep left-back Alex Sandro, despite Chelsea expressing a willingness to pay £60m for the Brazilian. (more...)
Manchester City identify West Brom's Jonny Evans as possible target Manchester City identify West Brom's Jonny Evans as possible target
- August 17, 2017

Manchester City are reportedly considering a move for West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans . Evans made 198 appearances for Manchester United during his time at Old Trafford. City manager Pep Guardiola said last month he was still hoping to sign another central defender before the transfer window closed. However, if Evans was to join City he would follow Peter Schmeichel, Andy Cole, Andrei Kanchelskis, Owen Hargreaves and Carlos Tevez as players who have also been at both clubs ... (more...)
Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th National Hockey League season Matt Cullen returning to Minnesota for 20th National Hockey League season
- August 17, 2017

Cullen is a native of Virginia, Minnesota. Cullen spent the last two years in Pittsburgh, winning back to back Cups with the Penguins, becoming an integral piece of the Pens fourth line . His 19-year National Hockey League career has been spent across eight teams, including a three-season stint with the Wild from 2010-2013. Cullen , who will turn 41 on November 2, had 33 goals and 101 points in 193 games during his first stint with the Wild. (more...)
Championship side to offer trial to Usain Bolt Championship side to offer trial to Usain Bolt
- August 17, 2017

Whether or not Bolt is enticed at the possibility of living and working in Burton remains to be seen, as does his participation in an upcoming Manchester United Legends game against Barcelona at Old Trafford on 2nd September, given that his hamstring is now shot to shit. (more...)
Man United stars Pogba, Carrick, Lingard, Lindelof have graffiti fun Man United stars Pogba, Carrick, Lingard, Lindelof have graffiti fun
- August 17, 2017

Since Neymar moved to PSG earlier this month and shattered the record, Pogba has been able to concentrate on his football rather than the fee he moved for and according to the Daily Mail , he claims it is a huge weight off his shoulders. "We know Nemanja is a different midfield player and he can just feed the ball to Paul [Pogba] and the other midfield players and let them play their own game. (more...)
Pogba: I Am At United To Win PL Pogba: I Am At United To Win PL
- August 17, 2017

The newspaper reports that Chelsea players fear a repeat of their dismal 2015-16 season, when the club last failed to properly strengthen their squad during the summer transfer window. The Frenchman scored the fourth goal for United as they despatched of the Hammers at Old Trafford on Sunday to move top of the Premier League after one game. (more...)
Seahawks, Tramaine Brock agree to terms Seahawks, Tramaine Brock agree to terms
- August 17, 2017

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that Brock has agreed to terms with the Seahawks on a one-year deal. Brock's time with the 49ers came to a close on April 7 following his arrest on a domestic violence charge. Brock was charged with felony domestic violence in June, but those charges were dismissed last week by the Santa Clara County district attorney's office after the office said there was insufficient evidence to proceed with the case because the accuser declined to cooperate. (more...)
Leerink Swann Weighs in on Novo Nordisk A/S's Q3 2017 Earnings (NVO)
- August 17, 2017

The PE ratio of 18.60 helps investors explore how much they should pay for a stock based on its current earnings. The company has a market cap of $112.87 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.61 and a beta of 0.63. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. 52 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. Ibm Retirement Fund owns 9,523 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. (more...)
How Martin Truex Jr. could clinch NASCAR's regular season championship at Bristol How Martin Truex Jr. could clinch NASCAR's regular season championship at Bristol
- August 17, 2017

He's now 45 points ahead of the point cutoff with five races yet to run. Truex already leads the Cup Series playoff points with 35 and is almost a lock for the Championship Race. His average finish at Bristol is 13.6, one of his better tracks in that regard. So that's why I am not looking ahead or counting points. The 31-year-old Iowan was 10th there in the spring. (more...)
Lanka's Pushpakumara, Fernando to make ODI debut against India Lanka's Pushpakumara, Fernando to make ODI debut against India
- August 16, 2017

I kept working on my skills, my ability wherever I need to work on and see wherever I can improve as a cricketer. You can't sit here and waste time. "All I was trying to do these past 3-4 weeks was just to improve my skills, see where things are going wrong and try and strengthen the strengths I have". (more...)
Blaise Matuidi arrives in Turin for Juventus medical Blaise Matuidi arrives in Turin for Juventus medical
- August 16, 2017

If the deal goes through the France global will become the tenth player to join Juventus this summer. Matuidi is one of PSG's longest serving players but has been allowed to leave after the club's busy summer in the transfer market. (more...)
Saints reportedly fire team doctors who misdiagnosed Delvin Breaux injury Saints reportedly fire team doctors who misdiagnosed Delvin Breaux injury
- August 16, 2017

That's why second opinions are always important, and it sounds like a misdiagnosis in this case led Breaux's employer to believe he was milking a minor injury. Breaux will require surgery and is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks. Two days after multiple outlets reported the cornerback was on the trading block because of the team's frustration with his inability to stay healthy, ESPN reported Wednesday that the Saints have fired team orthopedists Drs. (more...)

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