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Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden
- Августа 29, 2017

Haden, from 2010 to 2014, was one of the best corners in the NFL. He underwent surgery during the offseason to fix a groin injury that severely limited him in 2016. The Browns owe Haden $4 million guaranteed this year, but they can get out of the deal with little liability next spring. The Philadelphia Eagles would have been a logical landing spot, but they have already made moves for players like Ronald Darby and given they barely have enough cap space to fit Haden, they missed out. (more...)
Rockets pitch in to help Hurricane Harvey victims Rockets pitch in to help Hurricane Harvey victims
- Августа 29, 2017

People walk through the flooded waters of Telephone Rd.in Houston on August 27, 2017 as the U.S. fourth city city battles with tropical storm Harvey and resulting floods. The donation is the largest of many contributions by Houston's sports teams and athletes in recent days. Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has helped raise more than $1 million after first asking people to help him raise $500,000 . (more...)
Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois urges Belgium not to push fit-again Hazard Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois urges Belgium not to push fit-again Hazard
- Августа 29, 2017

The 22-year-old joins from Hungarian side Ujpest and will link up with Chelsea's development squad. The younger Hazard has played for White Star Brussels and Zulte Waregem FC, prior to joining Ujpest in 2015. The Blues are working hard on completing a number of late deals with just 48 hours left in the transfer window. Chelsea have created 446 chances in the Premier League this season. (more...)
Art Briles no longer taking job as Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant Art Briles no longer taking job as Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant
- Августа 29, 2017

Former Baylor coach Art Briles was sacked after Baylor's football program came under fire in 2016 when it was revealed university officials failed to take action following alleged sexual assaults. "We wish Mr. Briles all the best in his future endeavours". Mitchell said he was "very emotional" when he was told he was no longer welcome to join the team. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp sends message to Arsenal fans about Mesut Ozil Jurgen Klopp sends message to Arsenal fans about Mesut Ozil
- Августа 29, 2017

In the absence of Philippe Coutinho, the wide forward has become the key member alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in what could become a lethal front three for Liverpool this season. Not that Klopp's three-man midfield and three-pronged attack should have come as any surprise to the Arsenal manager after selecting Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka as his supposed midfield shield. (more...)
Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion
- Августа 29, 2017

In 2015, the Los Angeles Times referred to Kite Pharma as " one of the hottest biotech start-ups on Wall Street ". The lowest target is $96.0 while the high is $96.0. It has outperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. Since February 27, 2017, it had 5 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $6.87 million activity. Consummation of the tender offer is subject to the tender of a simple majority of outstanding Kite shares on a fully diluted basis, plus expiration or termination of the waiting ... (more...)
Liverpool turn down £25m Crystal Palace bid for Mamadou Sakho Liverpool turn down £25m Crystal Palace bid for Mamadou Sakho
- Августа 29, 2017

With Sam Allardyce departing shortly after, however, to be replaced by Frank de Boer, Palace's intention to return with a permanent offer came under doubt. A back-up forward is also needed, while there could still be departures if it would ease the pressure to meet Financial Fair Play and short-term cost control measures handed down by the Premier League. (more...)
49ers trade Vance McDonald to Steelers 49ers trade Vance McDonald to Steelers
- Августа 29, 2017

The 49ers will take a cap hit of $4.2 million for releasing McDonald . About nine months after signing Vance McDonald to a contract extension , the San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday they have traded the tight end to the Pittsburgh Steelers . (more...)
National Basketball Association 2K18 Features Guest Commentary From KG and Kobe National Basketball Association 2K18 Features Guest Commentary From KG and Kobe
- Августа 29, 2017

The two met in a memorable 2008 NBA Finals that reignited the Lakers-Celtics rivalry, with Garnett's Celtics prevailing in six. The trailer did show Bryant giving commentary for a Los Angeles Lakers game while Garnett provided some commentary for the Boston Celtics and Minnesota Timberwolves. (more...)
Nicholas Adam Blakely, Stetson football player, dies after collapsing at practice Nicholas Adam Blakely, Stetson football player, dies after collapsing at practice
- Августа 29, 2017

Blakely came to Stetson after a standout career at Georgia high school powerhouse Archer in Lawrenceville. Blakely was transported to Florida Hospital DeLand, where he died. The team was preparing for its season opener at Sacred Heart University on Saturday in CT. Blakely, who arrived at the FCS program from Lawrenceville, Georgia, didn't play during his freshman campaign with the Hatters. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey's Stinging Nightmare: Floating Fire Ant Colonies Hurricane Harvey's Stinging Nightmare: Floating Fire Ant Colonies
- Августа 29, 2017

Nester, a specialist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, told Houstonia magazine. Unfortunately, that "new place" could be someone wading through the water to safety. Fire ants are "one of few insects capable of building big structures with their bodies by linking them together, according to Vox ". If the water is moving or being pushed or rushed forward, the colonies will move at a higher rate of speed. (more...)
Olympic runner David Torrence found dead in Arizona swimming pool Olympic runner David Torrence found dead in Arizona swimming pool
- Августа 29, 2017

Firefighters who responded to the scene pulled Torrence from the pool, and declared him dead, according to the statement. Officials do not believe any foul play was involved in Torrence's death, but a medical examiner is still working to determine the cause of death. (more...)
Donating to Harvey relief efforts: How, when, what to give Donating to Harvey relief efforts: How, when, what to give
- Августа 29, 2017

I've been a person who's partaken in every one of them'. 'At this point, it's a serious matter. He listed off his famous friends to make financial donations. Hart challenged the likes of Beyonce , Jay Z and Justin Timberlake to donate $25,000 each to help those affected by the devastating damage caused by the hurricane in Texas in an Instagram video over the weekend. (more...)
Cavs Owner Kills $140 Million Deal to Renovate Quicken Loans Arena Cavs Owner Kills $140 Million Deal to Renovate Quicken Loans Arena
- Августа 29, 2017

A group called the Greater Cleveland Congregations opposed the upgrades because they believe the money should be used to renovate inner-city neighborhoods . The team also said the project would create over 2,500 construction jobs, increase the arena's job base to 3,200 and increase tax revenues for the city and other neighborhoods. (more...)
Windies victory hopes take a beating as England rebound Windies victory hopes take a beating as England rebound
- Августа 29, 2017

On a testing final morning for the visitors' batsmen, the West Indies' first innings centurions, Brathwaite and Shai Hope, were still battling on a turning pitch to provide the visitors with hope of an outlandish win. But not even Anderson could make further inroads as Brathwaite and Hope batted through the second session. Off-spinner Roston Chase ... was the most successful West Indies bowler with three for 86. (more...)
West Brom move to beat Watford for Arsenal fullback Kieran Gibbs West Brom move to beat Watford for Arsenal fullback Kieran Gibbs
- Августа 29, 2017

What's left to complete the move at this point are for West Brom and Gibbs to agree to personal terms, and for the player to undergo a medical examination. Wenger will hope talks can be restarted with Watford or an alternative club can be found. The news comes as a boost to both Galatasaray and West Brom who are both interested in the England worldwide. (more...)
Check out Virender Sehwag's Twitter classroom on Dhyan Chand Check out Virender Sehwag's Twitter classroom on Dhyan Chand
- Августа 29, 2017

On this National Sports Day , many prestigious Sports awards such as Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Dronacharya Award are awarded to the sportsperson and coaches who make the country proud at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan. On this day many Indian Hockey teams conduct friendly matches among them at the Utsav Kumar National Stadium in New Delhi . PM Modi said, "The country celebrates National Sports Day on the 29th of August". (more...)
Man City table shock £70m plus Denayer bid for Gunners star forward Man City table shock £70m plus Denayer bid for Gunners star forward
- Августа 29, 2017

It is claimed a £70m bid might be more tempting, although City may well feel their offer, accounting for Sterling's value, meets that. Arsenal would reportedly prefer Sergio Aguero to Raheem Sterling in a player-plus-cash deal with Manchester City for the sale of Alexis Sanchez . (more...)
Sri Lanka skipper Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI Sri Lanka skipper Kapugedera doubtful for 4th ODI
- Августа 29, 2017

The five selectors, led by former skipper Sanath Jayasuriya, handed a joint letter of resignation to Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, a ministry official told AFP . The comment comes after the third one-day worldwide between India and Sri Lanka at Kandy had to be stopped following crowd trouble. This was also Jayasuriya's second stint as chief selector. (more...)
Monaco confirm Jovetic signing as Mbappe nears PSG move Monaco confirm Jovetic signing as Mbappe nears PSG move
- Августа 29, 2017

The Senegalese striker has agreed to join the Monegasques for € 30 million and is set to have his medical with Monaco in the coming hours. "I'm very happy to be here and I chose because Monaco is a great club, they're in the Champions League and past year they won Ligue 1 so they have great players and that's why I came here". (more...)