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Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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
- August 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...)
Shannon Sharpe 'So Disappointed' In Jim Brown ... Kaep Comments Hurt Bad Shannon Sharpe 'So Disappointed' In Jim Brown ... Kaep Comments Hurt Bad
- August 29, 2017

But before Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers , all Browns players, and coaches were on their feet in a show of respect, thanks to a passionate speech from one man. "I'm going to give you the real deal: I'm an American", Brown, who was known for his work in the African-American community during and after his career, told the website. (more...)
Here's how Arizonans can donate to Harvey victims and avoid scams Here's how Arizonans can donate to Harvey victims and avoid scams
- August 29, 2017

These include everything from asking how much of the donation will go to charity to getting the registration number of the charity beforehand. Relief efforts are under way on the ground, and charities are providing backup resources to first responders and the shelters taking in thousands of displaced residents. (more...)
Red Sox, Blue Jays struggling through dry spells Red Sox, Blue Jays struggling through dry spells
- August 29, 2017

Pomeranz almost reached seven innings in a win over Toronto on July 19, when he allowed an unearned run on three hits and a season high-tying five walks in 6 2/3 frames. "We have a good challenge ahead of us, but I've loved the way we have responded to challenges throughout the year". Vazquez added, "We needed that win to break the losing streak". (more...)
Chelsea, Everton to explore deals for Barkley, Costa this weekend Chelsea, Everton to explore deals for Barkley, Costa this weekend
- August 29, 2017

Speaking ahead of the Toffees' clash with Antonio Conte's men, Koeman was asked about striking options and refused to rule out a Costa move. We are still looking to bring in a striker. "Then, for sure, when you want to strengthen your squad, you have to give your opinion and speak with your club, but then the club goes into the transfer market to try and sort the situation". (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from US Open due to hip injury Andy Murray withdraws from US Open due to hip injury
- August 29, 2017

The Brit's withdrawal from the tournament means that five of the top 11 players in the ATP rankings are now out of the tournament. "If I get myself fit and healthy, there is no reason why I can't (come back at the same level)". "I spoke to a lot of hip specialists". Roger and Rafa past year had a few problems. There is no guarantee, of course, that such a strategy will have a similar effect for other players but it can at least offer Murray encouragement that a lengthy break at this stage ... (more...)

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