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Sporting Fury at Hammers Over Carvalho Shows No Sign of Abating Sporting Fury at Hammers Over Carvalho Shows No Sign of Abating
- September 04, 2017

The tweets read: " West Ham are commencing legal proceedings against the communications director of sporting Lisbon as a written offer for the player was made..." "The football industry is not the set of an adult film in which all obscenities are allowed. (more...)
Yankees place CF Hicks on DL Yankees place CF Hicks on DL
- September 04, 2017

Girardi said the team doesn't think Hicks' injury is worse than the previous one, and the hope is that the outfielder can start swinging a bat around September 14, when the Yankees return home from their upcoming road trip. "He's had good at-bats against [Red Sox lefthander Drew] Pomeranz", Girardi said before the game. "I think it was just on the catch when he had to extend himself on the reach", Girardi said. (more...)
No. 21 Virginia Tech leads No. 22 WVU at the half No. 21 Virginia Tech leads No. 22 WVU at the half
- September 04, 2017

This should be a nice way to end the weekend with two bowl teams knocking heads against one another. - Beamer 1, Nehlen 0 in coin flips. ABC (Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Todd McShay) will televise the game nationally, while the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG's radio coverage (Tony Caridi, Dwight Wallace and Jed Drenning) can be accessed on stations throughout West Virginia , online through WVUsports.com and via the mobile app WVU Gameday, available for download through the Apple and ... (more...)
Spiller re-signs with Chiefs Spiller re-signs with Chiefs
- September 04, 2017

Despite the Chiefs expecting Nelson to return this season, his absence is going to hurt. Nelson spent the entire offseason preparing to start at right cornerback. "So there's a possibility C.J. may end up on our roster", Veach said following the deadline. The early buzz was all positive: C.J. Spiller had found the fountain of youth. (more...)
Sergio Garcia breaks putter, sinks long putt with 3-wood Sergio Garcia breaks putter, sinks long putt with 3-wood
- September 04, 2017

Open. Sergio Garcia had to do things the hard way for the majority of his third round at the Dell Technologies Championship . He stumbled on Saturday with a two-over 73, and frustration from that round seems to have carried over into Sunday's third round. (more...)
Michael Conforto to undergo shoulder surgery for torn capsule Michael Conforto to undergo shoulder surgery for torn capsule
- September 04, 2017

Conforto was expected to begin the season at Triple-A Las Vegas, but was among the last additions to the roster in spring training after an injury to Juan Lagares provided an opening. However, if Conforto must indeed miss part of 2018, the Mets might need to make arrangements during the offseason to address the possibility. Conforto, 24, was in the middle of his first career All-Star run with the Mets this season, slashing.279/.384/.555 with a team-leading 27 home runs and.939 OPS through ... (more...)
US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes hiccup to make quarter-finals US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes hiccup to make quarter-finals
- September 04, 2017

The Spanish world number 35 capitalised on an error-strewn Williams display in the second set to level the match and take it to a decider. Next for 37-year-old Williams is either Petra Kvitova or Garbine Muguruza - the duo face off next on Eurosport 1. (more...)
James Harden Pledges $1 million to Hurricane Harvey Relief James Harden Pledges $1 million to Hurricane Harvey Relief
- September 04, 2017

Harden met with Houston mayor Sylvester Turner to discuss the city's recovery, and announced the donation while visiting the George R. Brown Convention Center. The Rockets have been selling "Houston Strong" shirts this week with proceeds also going directly and in full to the mayor's relief fund. Watt initially sought to raise $200,000 but has since cleared more than $15 million through online efforts. (more...)
Stumping Century! Dhoni Takes His 100th Stump In Fifth Sri Lanka ODI Stumping Century! Dhoni Takes His 100th Stump In Fifth Sri Lanka ODI
- September 04, 2017

Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Sangakkara retired in 2015 with 99 stumpings to his credit in an ODI career that started in 2000. Just like a number of other records to his name, Dhoni achieved another milestone on Sunday when he became the first man in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele: Joining Barcelona a dream come true Ousmane Dembele: Joining Barcelona a dream come true
- September 04, 2017

Everyone knows it. I sing the song and everything. but I will keep that to myself! "I didn't want to go". "If it didn't work out and I hadn't done my part to get the move to Barca, now I would be lamenting the fact I wasn't here". When I see Andres now I remember it. "I have been talking to them for the last year-and-a-half, especially Sam - he told me to pack my bags because I would soon be here with him!" The youngster impressed in his first and only season with Dortmund, netting 10 ... (more...)
Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets
- September 04, 2017

Tye had nine receptions for 101 yards in four preseason games. Tye caught 48 passes for 395 yards and a touchdown a year ago, but the Giants drafting Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft made Tye expendable. (more...)
Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets Ex-Giants TE Will Tye claimed off waivers by Jets
- September 04, 2017

Tye had nine receptions for 101 yards in four preseason games. Tye caught 48 passes for 395 yards and a touchdown a year ago, but the Giants drafting Ole Miss tight end Evan Engram in the first round of the 2017 National Football League draft made Tye expendable. (more...)
Leon Edwards Calls Out Donald Cerrone After UFC Fight Night 115 Leon Edwards Calls Out Donald Cerrone After UFC Fight Night 115
- September 04, 2017

Breaking free, Siyar landed a left hook, and followed it up with a hard kick to the midsection which could be heard (if not felt! ) throughout the arena. Early in the first round, Wilkinson went high with a kick, only to have Siyar Bahadurzada dump him down to the canvas. A huge combo lands for Bahadurzadathat drops Wilkinson. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez tried to clinch Manchester United move Riyad Mahrez tried to clinch Manchester United move
- September 04, 2017

Although his desperation to leave the club is clear, Mahrez has conducted himself very well over the summer. However, according to The Daily Star , the Algeria worldwide jetted off to join the Red Devils, with Jose Mourinho determined to bring a winger to Old Trafford for the 2017/18 campaign. (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Wilshere has pop at Wenger
- September 04, 2017

Birmingham, in addition to a number of clubs, were strongly linked with a deadline-day move for the midfielder, who had been widely tipped to leave the Emirates Stadium before the transfer window slammed shut. Birmingham fans, what do you think to this? Blues were even willing to pay Wilshere £90,000 a week to conclude the deal, but the midfielder was unwilling to drop down to the Championship at this stage in his career and turned down the move. (more...)
Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as new Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as new Sports Minister
- September 04, 2017

London Olympics bronze medallist boxer Mary Kom congratulated Rathore and wished him success in his new role. Rathore, who replaced Vijay Goel, became the first sportsman to take charge of the sports ministry. Born into an army family, Rathore cleared the National Defence Academy examination and served in the Indian army, including fighting militants in Kashmir for two years, which, his mother believes, held him in good stead during the Olympic final. (more...)
US Open: Nadal, Federer remain on course for semifinal clash US Open: Nadal, Federer remain on course for semifinal clash
- September 04, 2017

He could not extend the Australian Open and Wimbledon champion into a fourth set, however, with Federer breaking serve in game 12 to clinch victory after one hour and 46 minutes. 1 player or the stadium or the occasion". Then now I have the opportunity to compete again, to try to do it well, no? A lot of them can play at a very high level. (more...)
Cal Begins Wilcox Era with a 35-30 Win Over North Carolina Cal Begins Wilcox Era with a 35-30 Win Over North Carolina
- September 04, 2017

What it means for Carolina: The Tar Heels have a long way to go and a short time to get there, as they welcome Heisman Trophy victor Lamar Jackson and Louisville next week. On the day North Carolina was supposed to take flight in its new Jordan Brand uniforms, the Tar Heels offense barely got off the ground and defensive miscues brought everything crashing down in the end. (more...)
Slattery retains Czech Masters lead going into final round Slattery retains Czech Masters lead going into final round
- September 04, 2017

A pair of birdie-2s at 13 and 16 were good news for Slattery except that Porteous made two of his own whilst Slattery added a bogey at 15. "I've really started doing the right things and slowly but surely the golf's got a little bit better and to get my second European Tour win under the belt feels incredible". (more...)
Federer into US Open quaterfinals Federer into US Open quaterfinals
- September 04, 2017

After extending his winning record to 17-0 against Youzhny, Federer met another old sparring partner in 35-year-old Lopez, who he had beaten 12 times in a row. "I am very happy about this", Nadal said. "But Feliciano is always a tough opponent to play against, so I kind of expected he would fight", he added. (more...)