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Vontaze Burfict's suspension reduced to 3 games
- September 01, 2017

The suspension is without pay and will cost Burfict $661,765, three-seventeenths of his salary of $3.75 million. The Bengals contend that the hit was legal. The NFL has been cracking down on such hits as part of its emphasis on player safety. "I don't see how the players can be held to that standard as well". (more...)
US Open: Federer survives first round scare in five-set thriller US Open: Federer survives first round scare in five-set thriller
- September 01, 2017

And he broke Tiafoe's service game, winning the final set 6-4. "In the fifth set, it was a coin toss and it went my way tonight so I am very happy". Any nerves were soon eased when Federer threw in four unforced errors in the opening game, including two backhands off the frame, to drop serve. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA claim league 'conspiracy' in bid for restraining order Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA claim league 'conspiracy' in bid for restraining order
- September 01, 2017

The NFL had no comment on the filing. It's unknown how long it will take Henderson to come to a decision, though there was a report on Thursday afternoon that he is being pressured to do so by Monday, and that the expectation is Elliott's suspension will be reduced . (more...)
Tottenham signing Llorente dreaming of trophies with Spurs Tottenham signing Llorente dreaming of trophies with Spurs
- September 01, 2017

Aurier and Llorente become Tottenham's fourth and fifth signing, respectively following the arrival of Davinson Sanchez, Paulo Gazzaniga and Juan Foyth earlier in the summer transfer window . Vincent Janssen has struggled to adapt to English football, and has been a let down for Spurs in many of their important matches. Given that Llorente is 32, that's pretty generous from Spurs . (more...)
Astros land Verlander in last-minute trade Astros land Verlander in last-minute trade
- September 01, 2017

In exchange for Verlander , the Tigers received right-hander Franklin Perez , outfielder Daz Cameron (son of former Gold Glove outfielder Mike Cameron ) and catcher Jake Rogers . Upton does have the option to opt-out of his contract after this season, however. Verlander , 34, makes $28 million in each of the next two seasons. (more...)
Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open Venus wins, Konta crashes at US Open
- September 01, 2017

They are teenagers, flush with talent and adolescent demands for gratification. It was the highlight of a busy day that featured 87 singles matches on the schedule after rain washed out most play a day earlier. Open by getting massages, sleeping in, and upping her food intake. This is one of the longest periods that Serena has been exiled from the sport while Venus has continued to compete. (more...)
Sabathia, Yankees top Sox Sabathia, Yankees top Sox
- September 01, 2017

I have to try bunting. MINNEAPOLIS - Max Kepler was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Minnesota rallied to beat Chicago for its fourth straight win. CC Sabathia continued to stifle the Boston Red Sox . Manager Joe Girardi said he doesn't think it's a coincidence that the 37-year-old Sabathia has been so good after the Yankees have been bad. (more...)
Wozniacki disgruntled to see Sharapova take centre stage at US Open Wozniacki disgruntled to see Sharapova take centre stage at US Open
- September 01, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki took shots at both Maria Sharapova and the USTA on her way out of the 2017 U.S. Open. 'I think putting out a schedule where the No. 29 seed Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the third round. In March, Wozniacki was critical of Sharapova receiving a wild-card entry into April's Porsche Grand Prix, calling it "disrespectful". (more...)
Top Office: Not Considering US Nuclear Weapon Deployment Top Office: Not Considering US Nuclear Weapon Deployment
- September 01, 2017

The two men agreed to push forward discussions about revising the bilateral missile guideline. Seo Joo-seok, the deputy defense minister, told the parliament Thursday he is aware that the Americans also are less than enthusiastic about redeploying nukes to the South. (more...)
Triple H discusses Ronda Rousey possibly joining WWE Triple H discusses Ronda Rousey possibly joining WWE
- September 01, 2017

Ronda Rousey and WWE have had a very interesting relationship. UFC star-turned-actress Ronda Rousey stunned guests at her secret Hawaiian wedding by wearing a couture bridal gown by Israeli designer Galia Lahav . If Ronda Rousey is done with MMA and wants to start a new career, the WWE is ready for her. Inspired by WWE legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper , Rhonda Rousey's future at UFC is still up in the air as president Dana White still has her under a full time contractual agreement. (more...)
Manchester City prepare £70million offer for Arsenal star Manchester City prepare £70million offer for Arsenal star
- September 01, 2017

Neville believes Sterling is too inconsistent to be considered a worthy replacement for Sanchez, despite scoring twice for City already this season. Sanchez has made it clear that he wants to leave Arsenal , and he has been pushing for a move all summer. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Causing Gas Prices To Rise Across The Southeast Hurricane Harvey Causing Gas Prices To Rise Across The Southeast
- September 01, 2017

AAA said gas prices have already jumped an average of.10 cents a gallon in the last week, and that's only expected to rise.Houston may be almost 2,000 miles away, but we're feeling the impact of Hurricane Harvey here in western MA at the gas pumps. (more...)
Mignolet rested, Sanchez returns for Arsenal Mignolet rested, Sanchez returns for Arsenal
- September 01, 2017

Mignolet has started all four of Liverpool's games so far this season in the league and Europe and only recently earned praise from Klopp for his form over the summer. "That's football, but if you have to tell a player "look, if we have the ball there, cross it, and if you see him with the ball there, run", that's what we did 500 times ". (more...)
Arsenal´s Perez heads back to Deportivo on loan Arsenal´s Perez heads back to Deportivo on loan
- September 01, 2017

Despite his limited appearances, Perez did enjoy a one-in-three strike rate as he scored seven goals in his 21 appearances for the Gunners. Perez's future at Arsenal has been the subject of speculation all summer with the player seeking a move away after falling out of favour under Arsene Wenger . (more...)
Tiger Woods posts video of short game practice Tiger Woods posts video of short game practice
- September 01, 2017

It also proves Woods is taking his golf rehab slowly, which could limit risk of another setback. The 14-time major champion has endured a tumultuous year mired by injury and a DUI arrest that prompted treatment for his use of prescription pain medication. (more...)
Swansea City accept Tottenham offer for striker Fernando Llorente, Chelsea still interested Swansea City accept Tottenham offer for striker Fernando Llorente, Chelsea still interested
- September 01, 2017

Tottenham ended deadline day with a flourish by completing the signing of striker Fernando Llorente from Swansea . Premier League rivals Stoke City are also claimed to be interested in the 23-year-old former AZ star. Mauricio Pochettino now has a more experienced Plan B striker to fill in for Harry Kane . The forward scored 15 goals last season including in his last three matches of the campaign for the Swans. (more...)
Favorite Ohio State ready to reclaim Big Ten crown Favorite Ohio State ready to reclaim Big Ten crown
- September 01, 2017

Tom Allen took over at IN following the resignation of head coach Kevin Wilson . In six seasons at Indiana , Wilson took the moribund program - the Hoosiers were 1-11 in his first season - to consecutive bowl games in 2015 and 2016 for the first time in 25 years. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI: Defining moments of the match India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI: Defining moments of the match
- September 01, 2017

After a middle order collapse of some kind, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Manish Pandey's innings ensured India end at 375. Pandey finished on 50 off 42 balls, which included four boundaries, while Dhoni remained undefeated on 49 as India scored 375/5 off their 50 overs, which was their third-highest total against Sri Lanka in ODI history. (more...)
Pat Tillman Honored by Arizona State with a Bronze Statue Pat Tillman Honored by Arizona State with a Bronze Statue
- September 01, 2017

Arizona State football honored alumnus and College Football Hall of Fame inductee Pat Tillman on Wednesday, erecting a statue of his likeness at Sun Devil Stadium. His college success translated to his National Football League play, but after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Tillman put his professional career on halt to enlist in the U.S. (more...)
Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston Ravens donating $1 million to help Houston
- September 01, 2017

On Wednesday, Scott Rafferty of Rolling Stone noted the NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball have donated a combined $3 million to various hurricane relief-effort organizations. Established in 1994, IICF has contributed $28.7 million in community grants, along with more than 240,500 volunteer hours, to hundreds of charities and nonprofit organizations, reinvesting in local communities where funds are raised for maximum impact. (more...)