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Bucs-Dolphins game will not be played in Miami on Sunday Bucs-Dolphins game will not be played in Miami on Sunday
- September 07, 2017

That date was previously a bye week for both teams, meaning after taking Week 1 off, they'll play 16 straight regular season games. Orlando and Jacksonville would be available as neutral sites to host the game this weekend if it were deemed unsafe to keep any major event in Miami with a major storm approaching. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. says don't count him out for season opener Odell Beckham Jr. says don't count him out for season opener
- September 07, 2017

The Giants had one of the stingiest run defenses in the National Football League last season . "I wouldn't count it out, " Beckham said Wednesday. But he still laments that the Browns' Briean Boddy-Calhoun went low on the unsafe hit that caused the injury, even if he doesn't blame the defensive back completely. (more...)
Del Potro eyeing another Rafa-Roger double in NY Del Potro eyeing another Rafa-Roger double in NY
- September 07, 2017

Williams, who revealed in 2011 she had been diagnosed with an energy-sapping autoimmune disease, is the oldest women's semifinalist at any Grand Slam tournament since Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon in 1994. "It's pretty awesome where I am now", Kanepi said, "compared to where I was few months ago". Then I did well. Fans' favourite Federer will kick off the evening session on Ashe and will try to sustain the momentum he built up in his straight-sets win over Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in ... (more...)
Del Potro becomes Thor in US Open classic Del Potro becomes Thor in US Open classic
- September 07, 2017

The 24th seed, cheered on by a large Argentine contingent on the Grandstand court, won 1-6 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-1) 6-4. He broke serve six times and needed just 1 hour, 41 minutes to finish off his unseeded opponent and set up a matchup against either No. (more...)
Philadelphia or Pittsburgh could host Dolphins-Buccaneers game Philadelphia or Pittsburgh could host Dolphins-Buccaneers game
- September 07, 2017

Florida Atlantic's trip to No. 9 Wisconsin for a Saturday game is on - but there are contingencies for the team to stay longer if the Owls can't get home Saturday night as scheduled. They agreed to move their October 1 game against New Orleans to London as to fulfill a requirement for getting Super Bowl LIV in 2020. Coach Adam Gase and $10 million coaxed inconsistent Cutler out of retirement after QB Ryan Tannehill suffered knee injury that will sideline him for entire season. (more...)
Death toll of Hurricane Harvey over 60 Death toll of Hurricane Harvey over 60
- September 07, 2017

Hurricane Harvey has delivered disastrous flooding and historical rainfall to the city of Houston , causing a slew of athletes and entertainers to assist their civilian counterparts with both time and money. In Crosby, outside of Houston, authorities continued to monitor the Arkema plant where three trailers of highly unstable compounds ignited in recent days, sending thick black smoke and tall flames into the air. (more...)
Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Buys Houston Rockets For $2.2B Billionaire Tilman Fertitta Buys Houston Rockets For $2.2B
- September 07, 2017

And now, that dream has come true. While terms of the sale were not disclosed, sources tell ESPN that Fertitta acquired the team from Leslie Alexander for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for an National Basketball Association franchise. (more...)
Patriots take on Chiefs to open the National Football League season Patriots take on Chiefs to open the National Football League season
- September 07, 2017

Since that night, New England has won 43 of 52 games, including a playoff win over the Chiefs that same season, and two Super Bowls . Their most recent preseason game was a win. Brady hasn't missed a regular-season game because of injury since tearing a ligament in his left knee in the season opener in 2008. "They are all solid players so you have to keep that in mind and just trust that every play you could be the guy that is getting the shot". (more...)
National Football League files lawsuit against NFLPA, Ezekiel Elliott in New York Federal Court National Football League files lawsuit against NFLPA, Ezekiel Elliott in New York Federal Court
- September 07, 2017

Elliott's attorneys said in a written statement they were "extremely disappointed" in the ruling. But with the arbitrator's ruling now public it's possible this case could be tied up in court, long enough for Elliott to play the entire season while the suspension is pending. (more...)
Blue Jays beat up on Porcello, Red Sox Blue Jays beat up on Porcello, Red Sox
- September 07, 2017

With the loss, the Red Sox (77-61) saw their American League East lead slip to 2 1/2 games over the New York Yankees, winners over the Baltimore Orioles earlier in the day. Morales followed Bautista's double with one of his own to score him, and Kevin Pillar brought Morales home with a wall-ball single for the Blue Jays' 10th run. (more...)
Penn State not changing any prep for the Panthers Penn State not changing any prep for the Panthers
- September 07, 2017

He made some other nice throws, as well. He did have nine carries for 77 yards, mostly on jet sweeps. So clearly, Franklin has had this game circled for some time. When you're the head coach at a place with an enthusiastic fan base like Penn State, the advice comes pouring in from everywhere - whether it's on a social-media platform or in person - and anywhere. (more...)
Toronto falls to Boston after 19 innings — Blue Jays notebook Toronto falls to Boston after 19 innings — Blue Jays notebook
- September 07, 2017

With the loss, the Red Sox (77-61) saw their American League East lead slip to 2 1/2 games over the New York Yankees , winners over the Baltimore Orioles earlier in the day. Toronto averages 4.29 runs on a.240 team BA which says the pitching has to pick up the slack but it hasn't. In order for that to change, the heart of this lineup -- beginning with Mookie Betts and Hanley Ramirez -- needs to step up. (more...)
Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma
- September 07, 2017

The Dolphins and Buccaneers still may play on Sunday at a neutral site, or the National Football League might bump the game to later this season, for example to Week 11, replacing both teams' bye weeks. "I like playing in front of this Miami crowd, so that's a bummer right there". "Like 16 weeks straight?" "We could use that bye". Quarterback Jay Cutler , who joined the Dolphins a month ago, said this is also his first flirtation with a hurricane. (more...)
English soccer player banned for FA Cup pie-eating bet stunt English soccer player banned for FA Cup pie-eating bet stunt
- September 07, 2017

It was alleged the former Sutton United goalkeeper intentionally influenced a football betting market during the FA Cup Fifth Round tie against Arsenal on Monday, February 20, 2017, contrary to FA Rule E5 (a). Shaw resigned after the match after an investigation was launched into his behaviour. It has affected my whole life. The charge, which he denied, was found proven after an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing. (more...)
Boston Red Sox vs Boston Red Sox vs
- September 07, 2017

Their AL East lead over the Yankees is down to 2.5 games. The Boston Red Sox hope to turn things around with a nine-game homestand that includes six contests against last-place teams, and one of them leads off as the Toronto Blue Jays visit on Monday for the opener of their three-game series. (more...)
Blue Jays tag Porcello with 16th loss Blue Jays tag Porcello with 16th loss
- September 07, 2017

The AL East-leading Red Sox tied it on run-scoring groundouts by Hanley Ramirez and Mitch Moreland. The Boston Red Sox hope to turn things around with a nine-game homestand that includes six contests against last-place teams, and one of them leads off as the Toronto Blue Jays visit on Monday for the opener of their three-game series. (more...)
Chris Long suggests solution for Dolphins-Bucs game impacted by hurricane Chris Long suggests solution for Dolphins-Bucs game impacted by hurricane
- September 07, 2017

If the game is not relocated, it will be postponed until November, when the teams share the same bye week. The NFL's Week 1 schedule has been impacted by Hurricane Irma, which is bearing down on the Caribbean and is expected to reach Florida . (more...)
Meyer: Weber, Dobbins Will Both Play Against Oklahoma Meyer: Weber, Dobbins Will Both Play Against Oklahoma
- September 07, 2017

The team's top cornerback this season, Ward has big shoes to fill after the talent that has left Ohio State's cornerback group for the National Football League over the last few years. The odds are now split in a landslide; 80-20, with Oklahoma State being expected to cover the spread . "It's all about right now". After the disposal of UTEP - a pristine performance that served as a momentum-builder in its own way - it was hard to find an OU player who , two days earlier, didn't have ... (more...)
Kenya bishops praise Supreme Court decision to nullify election vote Kenya bishops praise Supreme Court decision to nullify election vote
- September 07, 2017

The opposition leader announced this on Tuesday at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi before leaving for Nyamira. Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairperson Wafula Chebukati has appointed a new team to oversee the October 17th presidential election. (more...)
Eye-Catching Stock: Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC) Eye-Catching Stock: Norfolk Southern Corporation (NSC)
- September 07, 2017

About 1.34 million shares traded. Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE: NSC ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. It has outperformed by 2.93% the S&P500. (NYSE: NSC ). Caprock Inc owns 0.11% invested in Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC ). Fisher Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp accumulated 4,824 shares or 0% of the stock. (more...)