Sports


New England Patriots become first National Football League team to own customized planes
- August 09, 2017

One plane will be used as the main plane for the season, while the other will be the backup. The planes have been retrofitted so that every seat is a first-class seat and some of them recline completely. The red, white, and blue 767s will shuttle the team, support staff, and the team's equipment to the 10 road games they play during the preseason and regular season. (more...)
Anquan Boldin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills Anquan Boldin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills
- August 09, 2017

Boldin tweeted about entering his 15th National Football League season and also thanked the? After three years with the 49ers, Boldin played 2016 for the Lions and caught 67 passes for 584 yards and eight touchdowns. The Bills were now pairing oft-injured wideout Sammy Watkins with Zay Jones , a second-round draft pick from East Carolina, making for plenty of uncertainty at the top of the depth chart. (more...)
New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
- August 09, 2017

Again, that only makes sense, so Dave Roberts is managing them based on hard evidence. "We have a lot of good starting pitchers". NEW YORK - If the Dodgers keep this up, they might give Clayton Kershaw a complex. The Dodgers have been churning along at an unprecedented pace all season. There's a stat called Win Probability Added - basically it calculates how much a player improves his team's chances of winning after each at-bat. (more...)
Mehbooba, Farooq talk Article 35A Mehbooba, Farooq talk Article 35A
- August 09, 2017

If such a decision is made, you will see a mass uprising. Don't forget when that Amaranth [land row] happened overnight people rose. "It was a cordial meeting", National Conference working president Omar said without explaining further what transpired between the two leaders. (more...)
Ian Wright verdict on Newcastle United for the new season Ian Wright verdict on Newcastle United for the new season
- August 09, 2017

Lazaar was also handed a five-year deal when he signed from Palermo a year ago. And the Serbia global - who found opportunities hard to come by in the Championship last season because of the form of Gayle - hopes to repay fans for their backing. (more...)
PSG to offer £80m bid for Alexis Sanchez PSG to offer £80m bid for Alexis Sanchez
- August 09, 2017

The Chile worldwide has entered the final 12 months of his current deal with the Gunners and has offered no indication that he will be committing to fresh terms. They can work something out because he's certainly made his mark at the club and been successful, so if he's going to go he should do it in a dignified way. (more...)
Dustin Pedroia is back in lineup and batting second for Red Sox Dustin Pedroia is back in lineup and batting second for Red Sox
- August 09, 2017

Hechavarria went 0-for-3 out of the ninth spot on Sunday in a 2-1 win over the Brewers. He has six home runs, 54 RBIs and is the only qualifying American League player with more walks (40) than strikeouts (37) this season. Sale is tied for the league lead in wins and ERA, and he is first with 216 strikeouts and a 0.91 WHIP. On the other side, the under is a flawless 5-0 in the Rays' last five games overall, is 4-0 in their last four home games, and is 9-2 in their last 11 home games versus a ... (more...)
Isaac Makwala withdraws from 400 final at worlds Isaac Makwala withdraws from 400 final at worlds
- August 09, 2017

Wayde van Niekerk is odds-on to complete an historic double at the World Athletics Championships after he stormed to 400m glory in London on Tuesday night. Li Lingwei took silver with a toss of 66.25 meters, while Chinese teammate Lyu Huihui got bronze with a throw of 65.26. "I met Makwala this morning before 11am and I also met him again this afternoon at around 1500 hours and the indications were that he was ready and raring to go". (more...)
Spike Lee to rally for Colin Kaepernick outside National Football League headquarters Spike Lee to rally for Colin Kaepernick outside National Football League headquarters
- August 09, 2017

In light of all of this debate, filmmaker Spike Lee tweeted Tuesday morning that there will be a rally for Kaepernick in New York City called "United We Stand", on August 23. Kaepernick has said he was protesting the police brutality and racial injustice for people of color. In a resounding endorsement of his pal Stephen A. (more...)
Mexico's Carlos Vela to join expansion LAFC Mexico's Carlos Vela to join expansion LAFC
- August 09, 2017

Real Sociedad confirmed Vela's departure to MLS on their website, but didn't announce his exact destination. He had been linked with moves back to LigaMX previously but it seems the LA-based club backed by a consortium that includes Cardiff City's Vincent Tan are the ones to convince him to cross the Atlantic. (more...)
Diego Costa set to hand in Chelsea transfer request
- August 09, 2017

Conte reiterated those plans during a recent press conference, saying that the decision to part ways with the club's top scorer was eventually made back in January when Costa was heavily linked with a big money move to the Chinese Super League. (more...)
United States can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests - Tillerson United States can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests - Tillerson
- August 09, 2017

CNN has previously reported that USA intelligence estimates Pyongyang may have the capacity to deliver a nuclear weapon to the United States mainland by early next year and its missile program showed significant progress during two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in July. (more...)
Arsenal & Chelsea To Battle Liverpool For Signing Of Want-Away £60m Star Arsenal & Chelsea To Battle Liverpool For Signing Of Want-Away £60m Star
- August 09, 2017

Part of 26-year-old's bone of contention with Southampton is the punitive action taken against him in recent weeks. The Netherlands defender was target for Liverpool before Southampton complained to Premier League about the illegal approach from the merseyside club. (more...)
Guardiola reveals potential return date for £20m star midfielder
- August 09, 2017

As midfielder Ilkay Gundogan inches back to full fitness after missing most of last season due to injury, Guardiola said he will take no risks with the Germany worldwide. Who would make it into your Manchester City XI for their Premier League season opener against Brighton? Guardiola has stated that the Germany global is nearing full fitness. (more...)
Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard predict final Premier League top four Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard predict final Premier League top four
- August 09, 2017

In a campaign that lacked Champions League football, Liverpool's lack of back-up performers meant their season fell apart when Sadio Mane left for global duty in January's African Cup of Nations, with injuries to Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and treatment room season ticket holder Daniel Sturridge adding to their woes. (more...)
Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size
- August 09, 2017

That was on the eve of the Community Shield, which Chelsea ended up losing 4-1 on penalties. And striker Diego Costa remains in exile. In a sign that Conte is aware of the risk that his new recruits might not settle quickly in England, newspapers have said he is still hoping to sign three or four British-based players before the season kicks off on August 12. (more...)
Naked streaker with 'Peace and Love' intrudes track before Bolt's final race Naked streaker with 'Peace and Love' intrudes track before Bolt's final race
- August 09, 2017

It was an wonderful turnaround for Gatlin , who was the Olympic champion in 2004 before Bolt emerged and won an unprecedented three straight 100-meter titles at the Olympics . "It was far from the fairy tale ending I had envisaged but it reinforced my decision to step back". I felt like if one can could do it, the next man could do it to. (more...)
Snedeker withdraws from PGA Championship Snedeker withdraws from PGA Championship
- August 09, 2017

Future US PGA Championship venues include Bellerive (2018), Bethpage Black (2019), TPC Harding Park (2020), Kiawah Island (2021), Trump National Bedminster (2022) and Oak Hill (2023). So while the PGA Championship will now have a little increased competition from the NHL and NBA playoffs, that's a small price to pay to no longer be competing with the NFL on fall Sundays. (more...)
Miami Dolphins sign QB Jay Cutler to one-year deal Miami Dolphins sign QB Jay Cutler to one-year deal
- August 08, 2017

Cutler had a career year of sorts under Dolphins coach Adam Gase - then the quarterback and offensive coordinator respectively for the Chicago Bears - in 2015, completing 64.4 percent of his passes for 3,659 yards with 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 15 games. (more...)
Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets
- August 08, 2017

On Monday, the end came quickly after Hashim Amla (83) and Faf du Plessis (61) held up England for almost the whole second session in a 123-run partnership. Malan, who has 35 runs at 8.75 in his first two Tests, was also dropped on three by Temba Bavuma in the deep after playing a wild shot to Rabada. They were not at full strength for a single game in the series. (more...)