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Sports League considering working with NFLPA on marijuana study
Author: 0 League considering working with NFLPA on marijuana study

According to multiple sources, the NFL has approached the NFL Players Association to work together on studying marijuana's efficacy against player's aches, pains and stress. "So what we've chose to do is, to the best we can, look at it as related but nonetheless separate issues". When we asked NFL great Ricky Williams previous year how different his career may have looked if the league had taken a more open minded approach to marijuana, he said, "Authorized use of marijuana would have ...

Author: 0 Daniel Sturridge suffers injury scare as Liverpool beat Bayern Munich

He returned to action for Liverpool against Hertha Berlin at the weekend, a game in which Salah scored, and speaking after the 3-0 friendly win said his versatility helps him remain calm over the prospect of Klopp changing his frontline. Liverpool already have an attacking midfielder in another club's sights, ironically former Interista Philippe Coutinho . Liverpool took on Bayern Munich on Tuesday in the Audi Cup , and for Reds fans everything was going swimmingly until the 84th ...

Sports Chelsea to raid Leicester again?
Author: 0 Chelsea to raid Leicester again?

Sky Sports posted a report today citing "sources", suggesting that Chelsea are looking at Danny Drinkwater as an option to replace Nemanja Matić after the Serbian's £40 million move to Manchester United . The 27-year-old is reportedly eager to move to Stamford Bridge and reunite with former Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante. Chelsea are interested in signing Danny Drinkwater from Leicester City this summer, according to Kaveh Solhekol.

Sports OLYMPICS: LA reaches deal for 2028 Games
Author: 0 OLYMPICS: LA reaches deal for 2028 Games

Local support for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Los Angeles is almost as strong as it was for Southern California hosting the 2024 Games, according to a Loyola Marymount poll commissioned by Los Angeles 2028, the local organizing committee, the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and the university.

Sports Big3 League Launches Investigation After Allen Iverson Skips Game in Dallas
Author: 0 Big3 League Launches Investigation After Allen Iverson Skips Game in Dallas

The burgeoning 3-on-3 league issued a statement in which it said it was investigating Iverson's absence, which was unexplained and unexpected ( more on that here ). Iverson was first spotted at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, IL on Saturday night into early Sunday morning. Reports say that Iverson has been seen at multiple casinos over the last month, gambling at different tables with big stacks of chips.

Sports Chelsea striker Diego Costa 'getting closer' to AC Milan
Author: 0 Chelsea striker Diego Costa 'getting closer' to AC Milan

A deal for the Spain global to return to his former club seems to have stalled in recent weeks, with Atletico under a transfer imbargo this summer so unable to register new players until 2018. Clinical in front of goal, Costa has won the Premier League title in two of his three seasons with Chelsea but it appears that his spell at Stamford Bridge is coming to an end, especially following the arrival of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid .

Sports Usain Bolt warns athletics needs to kick out drugs cheats... or die
Author: 0 Usain Bolt warns athletics needs to kick out drugs cheats... or die

Bolt, who turns 31 later this month, gave an emphatic answer when asked how he would feel on Saturday night after the 100m final. He also holds world records of 9.58 and 19.19sec in the 100 and 200m. But the 30-year-old Jamaican track legend is still the raging favourite to win his fourth 100m world title, and with good reason, according to former World and Olympic champion Bailey.

Sports Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Not Open to Cavaliers Trade Amid Kyrie Irving Saga
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Not Open to Cavaliers Trade Amid Kyrie Irving Saga

The team's front office drama is still yet to be completely eradicated . According to Marc Berman of the New York Post , Anthony still has his sights set on an eventual trade to the Rockets-not the Cavaliers . Carmelo and La La Anthony may be separated , but the basketball star is still showing his admiration for his estranged wife. Anthony has clearly made his intentions known.

Sports Beyonce interested in purchasing stake in Houston Rockets
Author: 0 Beyonce interested in purchasing stake in Houston Rockets

Entertainment icon Beyonce , a huge basketball fan, reportedly wants to buy a stake in the Houston Rockets . Citing "people familiar with the matter", Bloomberg reported Tuesday that Beyoncé Knowles is looking to invest in the Rockets, recently put up for sale by current owner Les Alexander.

Sports One of Broncos' all-time best left tackles, Ryan Clady, announces retirement
Author: 0 One of Broncos' all-time best left tackles, Ryan Clady, announces retirement

Clady thanked his family, friends and agents, as well as coaches, teammates and fans. Clady was the only lineman, offensive or defensive, to receive any votes and was the only offensive tackle to allow less than a sack the whole season. With the Broncos, Clady was the anchor on the offensive line and played phenomenally at left tackle for many years. In 2013, Clady suffered a Lisfranc injury after starting the first two games of the year for Denver.

Sports Perisic agent to meet Inter Milan today over Man Utd breakthrough
Author: 0 Perisic agent to meet Inter Milan today over Man Utd breakthrough

The Nerazzurri have prepared a contract worth €4m per season contract and Perisic's agent arrived in Milan on Monday to get on with the talks with Inter over the new deal. Manager Jose Mourinho is keen on such a player who can create and score, after having watched his United team fail to convert their superiority into goals last season.

Sports National Football League to Study Marijuana as Pain Management Tool for Players
Author: 0 National Football League to Study Marijuana as Pain Management Tool for Players

This is a major step, as marijuana is met with punitive measures in the National Football League at this point. At this time, Jones brought up two player conduct-related issues: the league's cannabis policies and its Goodell-led in-house law enforcement division that acts as judge, jury, and executioner in situations of off-field transgression.

Sports Adam Lallana welcomes Liverpool links to summer targets
Author: 0 Adam Lallana welcomes Liverpool links to summer targets

The German club this summer has already rejected more than 70 million Euro offer from Liverpool , but will not be able to oppose the player's will next season, and that is why top clubs are working with Keita's entourage to find a deal. "The chance [of Keita leaving] is null", said Hasenhüttl. "It's important that all the players stay because we are playing for the first time in the Champions League", he said.

Author: 0 Red Sox's Sale looks to solve Indians

He gave up five hits, walked two and struck out five. The Red Sox desperately needed to reinforce the bridge to the ninth inning, a need magnified by Sunday's bullpen meltdown. Salvador Perez slammed a baseball 417-feet out of Fenway Park Friday, but no one expected it to have such a smashing finish. "It's awesome how, when you don't get a guy on the deadline day, that people forget that you got him", said Dombrowski.

Sports Patriots' Julian Edelman, Stephon Gilmore booted after camp scuffle
Author: 0 Patriots' Julian Edelman, Stephon Gilmore booted after camp scuffle

Tempers start to flare". According to reports the incident happened after an incomplete pass in the end-zone. "I think that's just a part of the game", Patriots linebacker Shea McClellin said after practice. At the end of the day, we're the same team. "We're coming out here - 300-pound guys going out here hitting each other". The fight lasted 10 seconds or so.

Author: 0 Can: Big season for Liverpool

Can cemented his place in Jurgen Klopp's starting line-up last season. We have to have our goals and I think we have a very good team now. It has now been, remarkably, 27 seasons since Liverpool FC last won the English top flight - indeed it was that long ago, it was the old "Division One" - a few seasons before the Premier League came into existence.

Sports Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move
Author: 0 Dani Alves denies tapping up Neymar over PSG move

The result: Monaco 1 (Sidibe 30) lost to PSG 2 ( Dani Alves 51, Rabiot 63). Left Monte Carlo: Mendy, Bakayoko, Bernard Silva left for England, plus Germain, Dirard and Diallo. Alves only grew in confidence after his goal and was involved in every area of the pitch. PSG coach Unai Emery will be fully aware that the pressure is on this season to at a minimum regain the Ligue 1 title, but, with or without Neymar , they appear fully equipped to do just that.

Sports Jets Rookie Jamal Adams on CTE
Author: 0 Jets Rookie Jamal Adams on CTE

Two Jets players said Monday they would be willing to die on the football field. "But again, I'm all about making the game safer". But veterans of the game were quick to criticize both Adams and Goodell, who they believe should have corrected the young player's response in front of the fans who applauded.

Sports Woman accuses Pete Rose of statutory rape in the 1970s
Author: 0 Woman accuses Pete Rose of statutory rape in the 1970s

Rose is now barred from entering the Baseball Hall of Fame due to gambling on baseball while he was manager of the Reds. According to court documents, Rose admitted to a sexual relationship with the woman but claimed it did not begin until she was 16 or take place outside of OH, another accusation leveled against him.

Sports Ronaldo denies any wrongdoing on tax fraud case
Author: 0 Ronaldo denies any wrongdoing on tax fraud case

They also accuse him of "voluntarily" refusing to include 28.4m euros ($33.6m) in income linked to the sale of his image rights for the 2015 to 2020 period to a Spanish company. Ronaldo was said to be relaxed as he arrived at the court buildings in Pozuelo in suburban Madrid on Monday morning. Ronaldo's nemesis, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, was handed a 21-month prison sentence after being found guilty of tax evasion previous year, although earlier this month the court ruled that he ...

Sports Kelechi Iheanacho embroiled in Legal Battle with an Agent
Author: 0 Kelechi Iheanacho embroiled in Legal Battle with an Agent

After several days' delay, Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho will today undergo a medical at Leicester City after which he will complete a 25 million pounds transfer . Galeano claims he became Iheanacho's official Fifa-licensed agent in July 2013 after both men signed a Representative Agreement. He claims that he believed Galeano was an alias used by First Eleven Management co-owner Robert Zanicky .

Sports Seahawks to sign Kam Chancellor to 3-year, $36 million extension
Author: 0 Seahawks to sign Kam Chancellor to 3-year, $36 million extension

It was never a foregone conclusion that Chancellor and the Seahawks would come to terms on a new deal. "We have worked real long and hard at that,"Carroll said about Chancellor's deal over the weekend". "As long as the wheels let me", Chancellor said ( via ESPN ). "Till the wheels fall off". "I love this team, " Chancellor said. Can't really put a time frame on how long I want to play.

Sports Man United in sponsorship deal talks with Tinder
Author: 0 Man United in sponsorship deal talks with Tinder

United, the world's richest club, already has all manner of sponsorships, from Chevrolet, whose logo runs across the front of the players' shirts, to Mister Potato, a Malaysian crisp company which uses United's brand to sell its produce in the far-east.

Sports Serge Aurier reportedly agrees terms with Manchester United
Author: 0 Serge Aurier reportedly agrees terms with Manchester United

Manchester United appear to have beaten Tottenham to the signing of Serge Aurier as the full-back has agreed terms over a five-year contract ahead of a potential £30m move from Paris Saint-Germain, according to a report in The Sun . Aurier has since appealed against the conviction and has a hearing scheduled for August 7 to determine whether or not his travel ban has been lifted.

Sports Los Angeles Agrees to Host 2028 Olympics, Paris Set for 2024
Author: 0 Los Angeles Agrees to Host 2028 Olympics, Paris Set for 2024

L.A. officials argued they could host the Olympics at a much lower cost than Paris , which has not hosted the games for 100 years, but the International Olympic Committee found both to be strong candidates and chose to give each one a chance to host, Reuters reported .

Author: 0 Twins trade Kintzler to Nationals at deadline

Additionally, right-handed pitcher Jimmy Cordero has been designated for assignment. The 32-year-old Kintzler has a 2.48 ERA, 27 strikeouts and 11 walks this season. He'll help bolster the bullpen of the Nationals , who have a 13-game first-place lead in the NL East. A 34th-round pick by Washington in 2015, Watson projects as mid-rotation starter.

Sports 'Unacceptable': Worrying results from CQU harassment survey
Author: 0 'Unacceptable': Worrying results from CQU harassment survey

Women were nearly twice as likely to be sexually harassed and more than three times as likely to be sexually assaulted with 63 percent facing sexual harassment. Meanwhile, 37 percent of people who witnessed another student being sexually assaulted did not take action. "Girls were encouraged, nearly forced to drink, and I saw so many times unconscious girls carried to their bed by guys", one student said.

Sports Origi misses Bayern clash Klopp reveals mixed injury news
Author: 0 Origi misses Bayern clash Klopp reveals mixed injury news

The England global has not been a regular at Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp and many feel that the German doesn't fancy Sturridge, often choosing to leave him out of the starting eleven even when he was fit. The Reds boss revealed that Ings is "in a really good way" and said that the club "are very pleased with what he is doing". 'The Champions League will surely be more competitive and more hard to win'.

Sports Sharapova to face Tsurenko at Stanford
Author: 0 Sharapova to face Tsurenko at Stanford

It was the biggest crowd at the tournament since 2009, when Sharapova made her first appearance here. In mid-June, organizers of the Women Tennis Association in Stanford (with $800,000 in prize money) granted Sharapova a wild card. Just from an economic perspective, offering Sharapova a wild card is a no-brainer - more than a hundred fans were still milling around the players' exit two hours after the match.

Sports Los Angeles Makes Deal To Host 2028 Olympics
Author: 0 Los Angeles Makes Deal To Host 2028 Olympics

At the time of the official announcement that Paris and Los Angeles were in the running, IOC president Thomas Bach said: "We have an opportunity here, with two excellent candidates from two huge Olympic nations". Above: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti , right, listens to Los Angeles 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman during a news conference at Staples Center, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Los Angeles .

Sports Chelsea ready to accept Bayern Munich's terms over Renato Sanches transfer
Author: 0 Chelsea ready to accept Bayern Munich's terms over Renato Sanches transfer

Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe. It means that Conte now has just Kante, Cesc Fabregas and 22-year-old Lewis Baker as options to play in central midfield for the first League game of the season against Burnley on August 12.

Author: 0 Premier League 2017-18: Liverpool team's strength and weakness and squad

We did have a bit of bad luck last season. The 23-year-old played a major role in Liverpool's fourth placed finish in the Premier League . "I think we can play a little bit better". "I hope Jurgen will win in the qualification round and then Liverpool will help make the Champions League more competitive. The Champions League will surely be more competitive and more hard to win", the former Real Madrid boss added.

Sports Rudisha withdraws from world championships with injury
Author: 0 Rudisha withdraws from world championships with injury

In the process of doing that, I put my muscle under (more) intense stress than when doing normal mileage. "I want everything to be like in 2015", Shubenkov said, referring to the gold medal he won in the 110-metres hurdles at the last worlds in Beijing.

Author: 0 Liverpool legend fears the worst as Barcelona move in on Philippe Coutinho

Last week, sources told ESPN FC that Liverpool rejected a £72 million approach from Barcelona for Coutinho and informed the Catalan side that the 25-year-old was not for sale at any price. Klopp once again laughed off suggestions that Coutinho will leave during his pre-Bayern press conference on Monday-why can't people just leave our Brazilian gem alone? 'The word "not" means there is nothing to interpret.

Sports Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in court document
Author: 0 Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in court document

The bombshell revelation was included in a defense motion filed on Monday in federal court as part of an ongoing defamation lawsuit that Rose, 76, filed a year ago against attorney John Dowd, whose investigative report led him to being ejected from baseball for gambling.

Sports Major League Baseball trade rumors: Astros close to getting lefty Francisco Liriano, pending physical
Author: 0 Major League Baseball trade rumors: Astros close to getting lefty Francisco Liriano, pending physical

MLB.com's Brian McTaggart first reported the return . Other teams had reportedly been interested in using Liriano as a reliever. He is now ranked as the #9 prospect in Houston's system by MLB Pipeline . Presuming Houston does go that route, it's worth noting Liriano has held lefties to a.230/.254/.361 line this season. The 35-year-old will be arbitration-eligible for 2018.

Sports Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics
Author: 0 Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics

The Olympics are coming to Los Angeles, but a bit later than initially aimed for. Eventually, only Los Angeles and Paris were left standing, and on July 11 the International Olympic Committee voted unanimously to move forward with a dual award for the 2024 and '28 Summer Games, insuring that both cities would have hosting honors.

Sports Red Sox reach deal to acquire reliever Addison Reed from Mets
Author: 0 Red Sox reach deal to acquire reliever Addison Reed from Mets

The Red Sox's bullpen isn't bad, but it definitely needs help. The deal is not yet official, presumably still pending a review of medical information. Callahan , the highest ranked prospect of the three, was Boston's second-round pick in 2012. Shortstop Jose Reyes left the game in the fifth inning when he was struck on the left forearm by a 98 miles per hour fastball thrown by Mariners lefty James Paxton.

Sports Tottenham reportedly unwilling to meet wage demands of £35million star target
Author: 0 Tottenham reportedly unwilling to meet wage demands of £35million star target

Lately, Everton manager revealed that Ross Barkley will leave until the end of the summer transfer window with 100% rate. The second possible destination for Barkley is Tottenham. Barkley has been heavily linked with a move to Tottenham, who are yet to make a summer signing after selling defender Kyle Walker to Manchester City in a deal potentially worth £50m with add-ons.

Sports NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: Colin Kaepernick Isn't Being Blackballed
Author: 0 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: Colin Kaepernick Isn't Being Blackballed

The former San Francisco quarterback has yet to receive heavy interest from teams despite leading the 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance in 2012 against Flacco's Ravens . The Ravens are mulling signing Kaepernick after starter Joe Flacco suffered a back injury that would keep him out a week. On Sunday, Bisciotti confirmed that the Ravens have been in contact with Kaepernick.

Sports After nine-year run, Rory McIlroy fires caddie JP Fitzgerald
Author: 0 After nine-year run, Rory McIlroy fires caddie JP Fitzgerald

The Irish caddie has benefited hugely from that partnership, but had been the subject of criticism from sections of the media due to perceived failings, partiuclarly in the aftermath of McIlroy's collapse at the 2011 Masters Tournament. 1 ranking and four major titles. Another candidate is Jim "Bones" Mackay, who recently parted ways with Phil Mickelson after 25 years. McIlroy is now winless in 2017 and has been battling persistent rib and back injuries that have left his form ...

Sports Galatasaray claim they are in talks to sign Man Utd midfielder Fellaini
Author: 0 Galatasaray claim they are in talks to sign Man Utd midfielder Fellaini

Despite being booed by the Old Trafford faithful last season, United manager Jose Mourinho was quick to defend Fellaini and yet it appears he is now ready to make his exit from the club. After that chance though the game became very scrappy as the hosts started to have more of the ball without creating any clear cut chances of their own.

Author: 0 PSG to unveil Neymar on Wednesday

Neymar himself is said to be keen to move, if just to escape Lionel Messi's shadow at Barcelona that he's been under since 2013. The media this week has been rife with speculation that PSG are on the verge of triggering the 25-year-old's €222 million (£198.7m) release clause in order to transfer him to Parc des Princes.

Sports Ronaldo arrives in court to face tax fraud charges
Author: 0 Ronaldo arrives in court to face tax fraud charges

The former Manchester United player has, however, denied all allegations and said that his 'conscience is clear .' He even threatened to leave the club after the news broke about his tax evasion. Messi's Barcelona and Argentina teammate Mascherano accepted a one-year suspended sentence in January 2016 for tax fraud after he was found guilty of failing to pay ‚¬1.5 million in taxes for 2011 and 2012.

Sports Iglesias and Boyd lead Tigers to 5-3 victory over Astros
Author: 0 Iglesias and Boyd lead Tigers to 5-3 victory over Astros

McHugh is making just his second start of the season. He squares off against a Detroit Tigers club that was swept by the Kansas City Royals in their last series. Iglesias' second run-scoring double tied the game at 3 in the seventh. Starting for the Astros was Collin McHugh . Jose Altuve added a three hits and scored twice.

Sports A's Keep Asking Yankees For Frazier Or Torres In Deal For Gray
Author: 0 A's Keep Asking Yankees For Frazier Or Torres In Deal For Gray

Even as Gray will be held out of his start on Sunday, A's GM Billy Beane has given indications that he's ready to keep Gray into the winter if he can't get a package he wants. The New York Yankees might not be as close to acquiring Sonny Gray as previous rumors suggested. Gray is 6-5 with a 3.43 ERA. The 27-year-old Gray has been the most bandied about starting pitcher on the trade market.

Sports England vs South Africa: Dean Elgar Resistance Takes Match Into Fifth Day
Author: 0 England vs South Africa: Dean Elgar Resistance Takes Match Into Fifth Day

Those wickets tonight have made it a good one but when England were still batting as Tea approached on a largely sunny day at The Oval , their lead nearing 500, rumblings of Root's conservatism were being heard. Just at the stroke of lunch, Westley completed his maiden Test half-century and England ended the session at 153 for two. The great art of batting is to forget the ball before, don't look behind if you play and miss, and ignore the close fielders and with him, all those ...

Sports John Isner Wins ATP Atlanta Open Title, Beats Ryan Harrison
Author: 0 John Isner Wins ATP Atlanta Open Title, Beats Ryan Harrison

Isner set up a quarterfinal match at Atlantic Station against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko, a 6-3, 6-1 victor over sixth-seeded Donald Young. Both players held serve throughout the opening set to force the tie-breaker, in which Isner faced a set point at 5-6 but saved it with a powerful serve, before he converted a set-point of his own at 7-6 with a forehand victor.