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IL to stop playing 'war chant' music at games IL to stop playing 'war chant' music at games
- August 26, 2017

Brown said the decision to have the university band not play the drum cadence - typically done when opponents are facing a third-down situation - is only partly about cultural sensitivity. Brown adds that officials can't stop fans from doing the chant on their own because it is a free speech issue. The Navy has found the remains of two of the 10 sailors missing after the USS John McCain collided with an oil tanker near Singapore, while a 23-year-old man, Logan Palmer, a Sangamon Valley High ... (more...)
Musician Vusi Nova found stripped down after hijacking Musician Vusi Nova found stripped down after hijacking
- August 26, 2017

He had been stripped of all his clothes. He was kidnapped by hijackers when he was dropping off artists at the gate. They hijacked the vehicle, pushing some occupants out of the auto but Nova was left inside. His record confirmed the news to Eyewitness News , saying Nova is now at the Brixton Police Station giving his statement. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said he was unable to confirm details around Nova's hijacking. (more...)
US Open: Simona Halep is ultimate test for wild card Maria Sharapova US Open: Simona Halep is ultimate test for wild card Maria Sharapova
- August 26, 2017

She also is looking to win her first grand slam event. Sharapova was 19 when she won her U.S. Open trophy. Australian Nick Kyrgios, the 14th seed and recent Cincinnati runner-up, or American 17th seed Sam Querrey, who is enjoying a career-best year, would pose a threat to Federer in the fourth round. (more...)
Liverpool trash Hoffenheim in 2nd leg to progress — UCL qualifier Liverpool trash Hoffenheim in 2nd leg to progress — UCL qualifier
- August 26, 2017

That was really impressive. "It is electric, that is what Anfield is about and this is where we belong", he said. Last season Dortmund were, along with Monaco , cast as Europe's bright young lights. 12. "Maybe we can send the guys there", he said. Pot One contains Champions League holders and the champions of the top seven leagues across Europe. (more...)
Fleabag season two is confirmed - but it's so far away! Fleabag season two is confirmed - but it's so far away!
- August 26, 2017

After months of rumours, BBC Three has confirmed that they have renewed comedy series Fleabag for a second season. 'Series two will be a whole new adventure'. Executive producers are Harry Williams and Jack Williams of Two Brothers Pictures, Lydia Hampson and Waller-Bridge. All3media worldwide is handling global sales. (more...)
Sarfraz to lead Pak XI Sarfraz to lead Pak XI
- August 26, 2017

Yamin, who last played for Pakistan in 2015, and Amin, whose last appearance for the country came in 2014, returned, thanks to strong domestic performances. "It would be good for young players to get a chance to play in their home ground and perform in front of the Pakistani nation", he said. Sohail Khan last played a T20I for Pakistan in 2011. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: UCL qualification not needed to convince Liverpool signings Jurgen Klopp: UCL qualification not needed to convince Liverpool signings
- August 26, 2017

A tentative 1-0 win over Palace following a dramatic opening day draw against Watford have failed to see the Reds impose their title credentials so far this season, something now being greatly hampered by their lack of balance between attack and defence. (more...)
Daria Gavrilova sends Agnieszka Radwanska packing in CT Daria Gavrilova sends Agnieszka Radwanska packing in CT
- August 26, 2017

She'll take on second-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova, a 6-1, 6-3 victor over Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens. "After the first set I looked at the stats and saw I saved six break points and thought "oooh, that's pretty good", Gavrilova said. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs new deal with Manchester United Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs new deal with Manchester United
- August 26, 2017

Ibrahimovic , who will wear the No. 10 shirt this season, said: " I am back to finish what I started ". Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes the Premier League title race will involve six teams - although the Manchester United striker neglected to mention Tottenham. (more...)
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Slams Browns for National Anthem Protest Ohio Supreme Court Justice Slams Browns for National Anthem Protest
- August 26, 2017

The sign reads "We like our Browns - we love our flag more". Effective immediately, VFW Post 3345 will no longer televise any Cleveland Browns games! Browns players said they were praying for unity for everyone and did not mean to offend anyone after taking a knee Monday night. (more...)
Gerard Pique: Barcelona photos with Neymar not a message to the board Gerard Pique: Barcelona photos with Neymar not a message to the board
- August 26, 2017

Gerard Pique remains optimistic that Lionel Messi will soon put pen to paper on a new Barcelona deal after claiming his teammate "loves the club more than anyone". Not many would expect the Argentine to leave the club he has become synonymous with for the past decade, but Benedito believes that's the very danger Barcelona are flirting with. (more...)
Liverpool hoping to continue successful run against Arsenal Liverpool hoping to continue successful run against Arsenal
- August 26, 2017

I want him to commit to the club. Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT the club will be no fools if they get Alexis Sanchez to stay at the Emirates for one last season - even if it means he leaves for free next summer. "But I always focus on the team". "He wants to play. At the moment, Jack is working very hard to come back after his fracture so, overall, another setback would be awful - and it was a bad tackle". (more...)
Neymar will surpass Messi and Ronaldo, says Ranieri Neymar will surpass Messi and Ronaldo, says Ranieri
- August 26, 2017

The Portugal global has been locked in competition with Barcelona's Lionel Messi for such prizes over the past decade, but he acknowledges that there is plenty of potential within the game ready to inherit the most prestigious of crowns. Manchester United forward Rashford has also drawn links to Real, with the teenager's potential having been noted both inside and outside of Old Trafford. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs: 10 things to watch vs Seahawks Kansas City Chiefs: 10 things to watch vs Seahawks
- August 26, 2017

Kansas City Chiefs takes on Seattle Seahawks in a 2017 National Football League preseason tonight. This week 3 preseason matchup Friday night promises to be one of the better clashes between two teams with high expectations this upcoming season. (more...)
$71million Star Wants to Sign for Manchester United - [Sunday Times Journalist] $71million Star Wants to Sign for Manchester United - [Sunday Times Journalist]
- August 26, 2017

And with United apparently hot on the trail respected journalist Duncan Castles has tweeted as much. Thomas Lemar joined Monaco in a £3.4 million deal from Caen two years ago, and enjoyed a stellar campaign under Leonardo Jardim in what was his second season at Stade Louis II. (more...)
Julian Edelman Suffers Knee Injury In Patriots' Preseason Game In Detroit Julian Edelman Suffers Knee Injury In Patriots' Preseason Game In Detroit
- August 26, 2017

While in the tent, Tom Brady appeared extremely concerned. But one of his favorite targets, Julian Edelman , wasn't on the field for long. Within six minutes, they scored two touchdowns on passes from the future Hall of Fame quarterback. (more...)
San Francisco 49ers release LB Ahmad Brooks San Francisco 49ers release LB Ahmad Brooks
- August 26, 2017

Harold not only is 10 years younger than Brooks, no two players competing for the same spot have almost as wide a discrepancy in their salaries. "We feel good about the depth and competition along our defensive front and believe that by making this decision now it will give Ahmad a head start on exploring his options with other teams", Lynch said. (more...)
Klopp expecting Brazil to check on injured Coutinho´s fitness Klopp expecting Brazil to check on injured Coutinho´s fitness
- August 26, 2017

Liverpool spent much of the summer chasing Southampton's Virgil van Dijk , but after already having sold many of their best players to Liverpool already, Southampton made it clear they would do no business with the Reds whatsoever. They will have seen what we did against Hoffenheim . I'm happy at the moment. The Brazilian playmaker, 25, submitted a transfer request on the eve of the season and has been the subject of three unsuccessful bids from Barcelona. (more...)
Gabriel send off all in the game for Stokes Gabriel send off all in the game for Stokes
- August 26, 2017

Roach rounded things off by having Chris Woakes caught behind to finish with 4-51, Gabriel returning 4-71. Prior to the 2000 campaign, which England eventually took 3-1, you had to go back to 1969 for the last time England won a Test series against the West Indies . (more...)
Iman Shumpert has requested trade from Cavaliers Iman Shumpert has requested trade from Cavaliers
- August 26, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers could have stood their ground, but they ultimately gave in to Kyrie Irving's trade request and sent him to the Celtics this week. The team was reportedly close to a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets , but each fell through. The Charania report indicated that the Cavaliers had looked into trading Shumpert but that it wasn't at the guard's prompting. (more...)