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Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United
- September 03, 2017

That's what the Manchester United forward told reporters after hitting a hat-trick in Belgium's 9-0 win over Gibraltar in World Cup qualifying. I knew for a moment that Zlatan was going to sign but I could tell nobody, " he said in a press conference". (more...)
Browns Give Steelers Pick For Justin Gilbert Back For WR Sammie Coates Browns Give Steelers Pick For Justin Gilbert Back For WR Sammie Coates
- September 02, 2017

In essence, the deal here is Gilbert for Coates, with Pittsburgh paying a tax of an extra seventh-round pick. He had 22 catches for 446 yards and 2 touchdowns in 20 games, 5 starts, for the Steelers over his first 2 seasons but a pair of broken fingers and a recent knee scope set him back. (more...)
This Performance From Thomas Lemar Will Seriously Excite Liverpool Fans This Performance From Thomas Lemar Will Seriously Excite Liverpool Fans
- September 02, 2017

Lemar, targeted by Arsenal all summer, would fortify an already explosive offensive roster for Liverpool . It's 8/13 for Liverpool to get that deal over the line . Henderson his looking forward to becoming team-mates with Keita and said of the incoming Guinea worldwide, "If you play for top teams, you are going to sign good players". (more...)
Harvey's Heavy Rains Ratchet Up Flooding Fears In Louisiana Harvey's Heavy Rains Ratchet Up Flooding Fears In Louisiana
- September 02, 2017

As Harvey veered toward Louisiana, the rains came. They're running out of superlatives and statistics to describe Harvey's wrath: rainfall on an unprecedented scale, nine trillion gallons of water and forecasters adding new colours to their charts to better illustrate the maelstrom. (more...)
Brendan Schaub Discusses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz Brendan Schaub Discusses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz
- September 02, 2017

Passersby on the Las Vegas strip were invited to test the power of their punch at a special vending as part of a promotion for the record-breaking fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena. "I saw some interviews where he was hating on Conor and I would have spun it the other way. I'm going to end him faster than Floyd did". "Whether he wanted my help or not, I was going towards him", Schaub explained. (more...)
Barcelona will look to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil Barcelona will look to sign Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil
- September 02, 2017

The 25-year-old has missed the start of the Reds' campaign with a back injury amid interest from Barcelona . In total, Premier League clubs spent over £1.4bn on transfers throughout the summer with 265 players joining new clubs. Coutinho is now away on worldwide duty and he scored an excellent goal on his first competitive appearance this season as Brazil beat Ecuador in a crucial World Cup qualifier. (more...)
Federer edges Youzhny in 2nd 5-setter at US Open Federer edges Youzhny in 2nd 5-setter at US Open
- September 02, 2017

It was undoubtedly a competitive match throughout, with Gibbs in the end hitting four more victor and one less error than Pliskova, who hit 29 of each, though the world number one's experience and level eventually pulled her through. Pliskova, the runner-up here past year, will have to get back to the final to remain atop the rankings, or win the tournament if third-seeded Garbine Muguruza loses in the semifinals. (more...)
Chun maintains share of Portland Classic lead Chun maintains share of Portland Classic lead
- September 02, 2017

I agree. I like big trees. "It's awesome. And the greens are very consistent and really good condition". Chun tied for third place last weekend at the Canadian Pacific Open after holding the lead going into Saturday. She rebounded with a long birdie putt from the fringe on the par-4 18th. "It's always very nice to come back to this golf course", she said. "Now I'm in a good spot to do that". (more...)
Cowboys game with Texans canceled; players say this is bigger than football Cowboys game with Texans canceled; players say this is bigger than football
- September 02, 2017

Tickets were available online starting Tuesday night. "I think that it's been an unbelievable display of what can happen when people come together", Watt said. FCS heavyweights Sam Houston State and Richmond will play on Friday, Sept. 1 in Waco, TX, on the home field of Baylor University. "It's not easy, but being a professional athlete isn't", linebacker Brian Cushing said. (more...)
US Open: Rafael Nadal not letting potential Roger Federer clash cloud goal US Open: Rafael Nadal not letting potential Roger Federer clash cloud goal
- September 02, 2017

Nadal then let a 3-0 lead in the tie-break slip away before double-faulting on his first set point but relaxed after taking the second one and was untroubled thereafter. We never played here and for sure this year we are not going to play in finals. "I have been playing well during the whole season, and I really had a very positive week of practice here". (more...)
Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber
- September 02, 2017

There are survivors: No. 1 Karolina Pliskova is still in it, after winning a three-set match over American Nicole Gibbs, as are 2017 Wimbledon victor and No. But it's been a struggle for the the German since. On French Open clay, Wimbledon's manicured lawns and in Australian heat, the elegant Swiss maestro and muscular Spaniard have played for titles and while no trophy would be on the line a NY meeting would still have the Big Apple buzzing. (more...)
Harvey victim died trying to feed sister's cat Harvey victim died trying to feed sister's cat
- September 02, 2017

Andrew Pasek, who lived in northwest Houston , parked his vehicle outside the community where his sister lived and started wading in the water when he felt the deadly electric current. So far, 38 deaths have been reported with the number expected to rise. JoDell Pasek described him as a "very smart kid" and an "animal lover". But as he stepped into the water "he felt the shock", his mother Jodell Pasek told news channel, WFAA . (more...)
Hurricane Harvey, Labor Day demand create jump in gas prices Hurricane Harvey, Labor Day demand create jump in gas prices
- September 02, 2017

Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton said today that despite decreased oil production, there is no gas shortage. "We won't know the full extent of the damage to the refineries until likely next week", Mosher said, adding that one major pipeline to the Midwest, the Explorer pipeline, has been shut down but expected to be back online this weekend. (more...)
Prices spiking as motorists gas up for Labor Day weekend Prices spiking as motorists gas up for Labor Day weekend
- September 02, 2017

The Texas Tribune interviewed Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton about these reports and rumors. A Kroger's gas station in North Richland Hills, Texas, had lines from four sides August 31 during an expected gas shortage from Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Valencia confirm deal for Man Utd midfielder Andreas Pereira Valencia confirm deal for Man Utd midfielder Andreas Pereira
- September 02, 2017

Pereira has so far failed to fulfil his potential at Old Trafford and has made just five league appearances for United since his debut in the 2014/15 season. But on the other, Pereira may not have gotten the minutes this season that he deserves or needs at this point in his career. The midfielder has signed a one-year extension on his contract at Old Trafford and can be recalled in January. (more...)
Liverpool Meet With Monaco Officials to Negotiate Ongoing Thomas Lemar Deal Liverpool Meet With Monaco Officials to Negotiate Ongoing Thomas Lemar Deal
- September 02, 2017

It was thought that Arsenal eyed Lemar as the ideal replacement for Alexis Sanchez , but the deal fell through, despite Manchester City making a £55 million bid plus £5m in add ons . City failed with two previous bids, the most recent a reported £18million, for the former Manchester United defender but with the Baggies holding out for £30m - and Evans on worldwide duty with Northern Ireland in San Marino - that deal also fell by the wayside. (more...)
Farc rebrands itself for political future Farc rebrands itself for political future
- September 02, 2017

The group had originally floated several other names, including others which kept the initials, but the new name won against New Colombia in voting at the conference on Thursday, FARC leader Rodrigo Londono, known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, said on Twitter. (more...)
Former US Open champion Marin Cilin knocked out Former US Open champion Marin Cilin knocked out
- September 02, 2017

Shapovalov, 18, remained on track to potentially grab the chance after Kyle Edmund retired during their clash, which the Canadian was leading. Shapovalov became the youngest man to reach the fourth round at the US Open since Michael Chang in 1989. (more...)
Venus sails into US Open fourth round Venus sails into US Open fourth round
- September 02, 2017

Venus Williams of the United States celebrates her win against Maria Sakkari of Greece during their third round match. Should the same ball boy be on court for that one, he'll certainly be keeping an eye out whenever she steps up to the baseline to serve. (more...)
US Open round-up from day five US Open round-up from day five
- September 02, 2017

Next up for Sharapova is 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova, who beat Donna Vekic 6-2 6-3. In June the two-time Wimbledon champion won her second comeback event following the horrific knife attack on her at the end of past year, but she arrived here at the US Open having failed to win two matches in a row in any of her previous five tournaments. (more...)