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Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg UFC 215 Main Event Canceled Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg UFC 215 Main Event Canceled
- September 09, 2017

As noted, Johnson was just one victory away from his 11th title defense, a mark that would allow him to surpass former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for the promotional record of consecutive title defenses. "Best shape I've ever been in my life". Reports are that the bout could be re-scheduled for as early as UFC 216. UFC 200 - Conor McGregor was removed from his second fight with Nate Diaz from skipping a presser. (more...)
Juan Martin del Potro v Dominic Thiem - player profiles Juan Martin del Potro v Dominic Thiem - player profiles
- September 08, 2017

In the fifth set, del Potro closed things on his second match point, when Thiem double-faulted. The crowd boomed. Two hundred 14 minutes of a stemwinder had ended, del Potro had his hands raised to the sky, and Pam Shriver of ESPN had a question for del Potro in the on-court interview. (more...)
W2W4 at US Open: Federer looking to halt del Potro magic W2W4 at US Open: Federer looking to halt del Potro magic
- September 08, 2017

He needed five sets to win each of his first two matches - and Wednesday, he succumbed to the same formula of massive forehands and booming serves that del Potro used when he upset Federer in the final eight years ago. Looking ahead to Wednesday's meeting with Federer, Del Potro said it was going to be an "interesting" match to play. Clearly, his opponent for this match has been straight out of the blocks, and for Nadal to reverse the momentum against a player with nothing to lose like ... (more...)
Teen surfer killed after riding monster wave in Hurricane Irma Teen surfer killed after riding monster wave in Hurricane Irma
- September 08, 2017

Venezia reportedly drowned after getting slamming by the waves against a shallow reef and being knocked unconscious. A teenage pro surfer died Tuesday while trying to surf in the large swells generated by Hurricane Irma , according to media reports. (more...)
Toby Roland-Jones called up for England's final West Indies Test Toby Roland-Jones called up for England's final West Indies Test
- September 08, 2017

After that, they will take on India in a full series, which will comprise of three Twenty20 Internationals, three ODIs and five Tests over the span of two months. When someone like Toby comes in and does as well as he has, it is a great problem to have. As to his best performance in a Test match for England , Stokes added: "Bowling in the warm-up this morning, the ball was swinging, so it wasn't surprising when we saw how much the ball was doing". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: I am exhausted of criticism Alexis Sanchez: I am exhausted of criticism
- September 08, 2017

Arsenal were reported to have accepted an offer of £60million for the 28-year-old on deadline day, but called the deal off after they were informed of Thomas Lemar's decision to remain at Monaco . "That's why I believe it's important that we change that and close all that stuff before the championship starts". "The amount of money is completely disconnected to reality and the truth", Wenger said. (more...)
Sit, Start, and Sleepers from each National Football League division Sit, Start, and Sleepers from each National Football League division
- September 08, 2017

So it's pretty cool that we've started something that, not only do we in the WBFL look forward to this, but someone else can share in the fun as well. I'll get back into my usual studs/duds for week 2. Football is back, in more ways than one . This time, they signed Adrian Peterson in the offseason and rookie Alvin Kamara may factor in a bit. (more...)
Beckham sidelined at practice Thursday Beckham sidelined at practice Thursday
- September 08, 2017

Beckham, who sprained his left ankle in a preseason game in Cleveland on August 21, did not practice today, as the Giants held their first full-scale workout in preparation for the Cowboys game. Giants coach Ben McAdoo has been evasive about the state of Beckham's injury. At one point, one client even came close to catching him, saying, "Dude your voice reminds me of somebody..." McAdoo has repeatedly called it "an ankle", although there is belief Beckham is dealing with a high ankle sprain. (more...)
Houston submits bid as potential host city for 2026 World Cup Houston submits bid as potential host city for 2026 World Cup
- September 07, 2017

But every now and then at Reliant and other venues, fans find themselves surrounded by empty seats, something promoters are determined to address. Forty-one North American cities, including New York, Montreal and Mexico City, have declared an interest in hosting matches at the 2026 World Cup as part of the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico, officials said on Thursday. (more...)
Spurs Unveil Plans for World's First Dividing Retractable Pitch at New Stadium Spurs Unveil Plans for World's First Dividing Retractable Pitch at New Stadium
- September 08, 2017

They are playing their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium for this campaign. In a first in English football, there will be two pitches inside the same stadium and it will be the "world's first dividing retractable pitch". Tottenham's stadium will be a multipurpose ground, following the NFL's agreement to stage two games a year in north London. Work is well under way to build the new venue on the site of Spurs' old White Hart Lane ground, with Mauricio Pochettino's side now playing their home ... (more...)
Calvin Pryor Released by Browns After Reported Fight with Ricardo Louis Calvin Pryor Released by Browns After Reported Fight with Ricardo Louis
- September 07, 2017

Coach Jackson said Thursday he didn't want to go into any details regarding Pryor's release. Jackson said the team will likely promote safety Kai Nacua from the practice squad to take Pryor's spot on the roster. In three months, Calvin Pryor has been dumped by two teams with a combined six wins a year ago. The hirsute Pryor was a first-round pick by the New York Jets back in 2014 but has now worn out his welcome with two different franchises. (more...)
Gene Michael passes away at 79 Gene Michael passes away at 79
- September 07, 2017

Michael also traded Roberto Kelly for outfielder Paul O'Neill, a move that helped the team win World Series titles in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He did it all in this industry - player, coach, manager, general manager and scout - and his knowledge base was second to none. (more...)
Arsenal can compete for the Premier League title after successful transfer window, insists Ivan Gazidis Arsenal can compete for the Premier League title after successful transfer window, insists Ivan Gazidis
- September 07, 2017

In fact, Monaco winger Thomas Lemar rejected a switch on deadline day and the Gunners ended up making a profit following the sales of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Kieran Gibbs, Wojciech Szczesny and Gabriel Paulista. "The manager and players know that the performance at Anfield was not good enough and they will be focused to put that right after the global break". (more...)
Arsene Wenger hopeful Santi Cazorla will return to action after Christmas Arsene Wenger hopeful Santi Cazorla will return to action after Christmas
- September 07, 2017

Arsene Wenger remains steadfast in his belief that "winning ugly" is not the way forward as he attempts to revive Arsenal's faltering start to the season. "Well, I believe that we were on the case previous year", he said, per Liam Prenderville of the Daily Mirror . However, Wenger is unsure if he will play any part against the team for whom he made 27 appearances last term before seeing his season-long loan cut short by another fractured fibula. (more...)
Roger Goodell I Think Kaepernick Will Get NFL Opportunity Roger Goodell I Think Kaepernick Will Get NFL Opportunity
- September 07, 2017

When Carter asked if Goodell is "troubled by Kaepernick not being on an opening day roster", the commissioner said the NFL is "always about meritocracy and opportunity", adding that he likes to see "everyone get an opportunity-including Colin-but those are decisions made by football people". (more...)
What Are Analysts Opinions On Accenture plc What Are Analysts Opinions On Accenture plc
- September 07, 2017

Sei Investments Co.'s holdings in Accenture PLC were worth $11,483,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Having a price of $131.12, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) traded 1.04% higher on the day. After $1.52 actual EPS reported by Accenture Plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.26% negative EPS growth. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, fifteen have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to ... (more...)
Separatist leader Yasin Malik arrested; shifted to Central Jail Separatist leader Yasin Malik arrested; shifted to Central Jail
- September 07, 2017

The offices of chartered accountants working for arrested Kashmir valley businessman Zahoor Ahmad Watali were also searched. Not only Yasin Malik but Chairman of the moderate section of the Hurriyat Conference Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have also been detained and put under House arrest in Sringar. (more...)
Carl Frampton confirms Jamie Moore as new trainer Carl Frampton confirms Jamie Moore as new trainer
- September 07, 2017

He continued: "A lot of the stuff that affects fights is the training". Frampton says he is now looking forward to having more control over his career. Mexican contender Gutierrez suffered an injury in the shower the night before a scheduled bout with Frampton in July and has since signed on to fight Abner Mares. (more...)
Magic Johnson claims 'Lakers are good' after Paul George tampering case Magic Johnson claims 'Lakers are good' after Paul George tampering case
- September 07, 2017

I apologize to Jeanie, and that was the main thing. While the Showtime icon took the blame of this anti-tampering violation in his broad shoulders, it was actually his general manager, Rob Pelinka, who had made the infraction contacting Paul George's agent Aaron Mintz and expressing interest in the player. (more...)
Del Potro upsets Federer in US Open quarters Del Potro upsets Federer in US Open quarters
- September 07, 2017

My head didn't even wander during the match. I know him well. "I don't want to take anything from Juan Martin but when you get injured before a tournament, you are not focused on training or on how to play during the tournament", the former World No-1 said . (more...)