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Sports Wenger eyes strong start to season
Author: 0 Wenger eyes strong start to season

The question of how Wenger addresses the season, in particular the club's new Thursday commitment in the Europa League , is critical especially with Jose Mourinho having used it last season as an alternative route to the Champions League when his team failed to break the top four.

Sports Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad
Author: 0 Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad

It's going to be good. Whether it was Costinha at Porto - a player Mourinho described as his "assistant coach on the pitch", or Claude Makelele at Chelsea , that holding midfielder is the one Mourinho has built his teams around. What does surprise me - and I'm sure I will be proved wrong - is that United's conveyor belt of youth players appears to have dried up of late. "Otherwise the number is always less and we are in trouble".

Sports New York Jets place WR Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve
Author: 0 New York Jets place WR Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve

Enunwa dropped a pass from Christian Hackenberg during 7-on-7 drills in practice Saturday night at MetLife Stadium when he took a step and fell to the turf face-first. The 2014 sixth-round draft pick had a career-high 58 receptions last season for 857 yards and four touchdowns. But a 1-15 record projection is slowly inching toward an 0-16 actual mark for the Jets this year, that's for sure.

Sports Atlanta City Hall to be Illuminated in Honor of Purple Heart Day
Author: 0 Atlanta City Hall to be Illuminated in Honor of Purple Heart Day

Chartered by Congress in 1958, the Military Order of the Purple Heart is composed of military men and women who received the Purple Heart Medal for wounds suffered in combat. National Purple Heart Day is celebrated every August 7. 1782George Washington created the "Badge for Military Merit", a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk, to be presented to soldiers for "any singularly meritorious action".

Sports Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Back three was crucial for us
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Back three was crucial for us

Chelsea striker Diego Costa will put in a formal transfer request in an effort to force a summer move, according to his lawyer. Antonio Conte expects this season to be his most hard in management, with the Chelsea boss making his prediction after the club publicly rebuffed "nonsense" claims over exiled striker Diego Costa.

Sports Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich splits from wife
Author: 0 Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich splits from wife

Meanwhile, they intend to continue to bring up their 7-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter together. They have vowed to "remain close friends" and "partners in the projects we developed together". The businessman occupies the 139th place in the ranking of the richest people in the world and 12th in the list of the richest people in Russian Federation.

Sports Trevor Siemian will start against Bears; Paxton Lynch will start against 49ers
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian will start against Bears; Paxton Lynch will start against 49ers

And then a decision will likely be made, which makes sense given most teams treat their third preseason game as a dress rehearsal for the regular season. Siemian started 14 games in 2016, throwing for 3,401 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. The Broncos need a starting-caliber quarterback - otherwise they'll continue to waste their defense's vast talent.

Sports Brighton break transfer record to sign Davy Propper from PSV
Author: 0 Brighton break transfer record to sign Davy Propper from PSV

Propper is a Netherlands worldwide with 189 Eredivisie appearances under his belt for two clubs, and becomes Brighton's eighth addition of the summer. Propper also joins the likes of Markus Suttne, Pascal Gross, Mathias Normann and Izzy Brown as new signings at the south coast side this summer. The midfielder has scored more than 40 goals from midfield and has experience in the Champions League.

Sports Eng vs SA: Hosts win by 177 runs, secure series 3-1
Author: 0 Eng vs SA: Hosts win by 177 runs, secure series 3-1

He had added just one to his interval score when he edged a cut off Kagiso Rabada to first slip Hashim Amla . Whenever the tourists start their second innings they will know they are pursuing a lost cause given the highest successful Test run chase on this ground is 284.

Sports Diego Costa set to hand in Chelsea transfer request
Author: 0 Diego Costa set to hand in Chelsea transfer request

And this was further solidified when the club signed his replacement in Alvaro Morata. Costa has been told he is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge - a decision Chelsea insist was made in January - and Sky Sports reports the Spain global is wanted by former club Atletico Madrid .

Author: 0 Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 on penalties to lift the Community Shield

Thibaut Courtois then wildly blasted over while new signing Alvaro Morata also missed. Both missed the goal entirely, in fact. Elneny turned in one of his best performances yet for Arsenal to help Arsene Wenger's side remain in the contest after they fell behind to a Victor Moses goal at the start of the second half.

Sports Five players to have completed golf's career major Grand Slam
Author: 0 Five players to have completed golf's career major Grand Slam

Nicklaus, who leads the way with 18 majors, won his first major title in 1962 at the US Open at Oakmont via an 18-hole playoff victory over Arnold Palmer. If it doesn't, then my next and probably last lifelong goal as a professional would be to win the career grand slam. He had previously won the Masters and US Open and had to wait six-starts before securing the slam after claiming the the third leg at the 1951 Masters.

Author: 0 Lebanese army captures strategic ISIS positions on Syrian border

Lebanese state media says the army captured a number of strategic hilltops bordering Syria from Islamic State militants on Sunday amid mounting expectations for a campaign to decisively defeat them there. The deal secured the release of Lebanese prisoners and the repatriation of thousands of Syrians, including hundreds of al-Qaida affiliated fighters, back to Syria.

Sports Linval Joseph gets a new deal
Author: 0 Linval Joseph gets a new deal

So it's in actuality a six-year, $61.3 million contract, with no details available yet to determine based on the structure the extent to which the team, as a practical matter, is tied to Joseph. He can earn up to $50 million in new money with $31.5 million guaranteed, according to NFL Media. So, yes, the Vikings did slide a bit defensively at the end of last season.

Sports Longtime Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork announces retirement
Author: 0 Longtime Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork announces retirement

He was part of two Super Bowl-winning squads in New England, in his rookie season and again in 2014, his final season with the team. Here is the tweet where Wilfork announced his departure from the NFL . Wilfork, 35, had 559 tackles, 16 sacks, four forced fumbles and three interceptions in 189 regular-season games. The NFL is going to miss a certain presence - a certain large presence this coming 2017 season.

Sports Josep Maria Bartomeu:
Author: 0 Josep Maria Bartomeu: "No player is bigger than Barcelona"

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu on Monday said "no player is bigger than Barca". The loyalty shown by Leo Messi or Andres Iniesta should be an example. "We're waiting now for him to play to start to help us win everything this season". Neymar's clause rose from 200 to 222 million from July 1 and would have jumped to 250 million had he entered the third year of the five-year deal.

Sports Bills sign veteran receiver Anquan Boldin
Author: 0 Bills sign veteran receiver Anquan Boldin

Last year, his 14th as a pro, he caught 67 passes for 584 yards and led the Detroit Lions with eight receiving touchdowns. He emerged as a key cog in a Lions passing attack that was surprisingly potent despite the abrupt retirement of Calvin Johnson before last season.

Sports Former LSU WR Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery
Author: 0 Former LSU WR Jarvis Landry under investigation for battery

Andy Slater of 940-AM WINZ in Miami reports the Fort Lauderdale police department has been investigating the matter before forwarding it to the State Attorney's Office. making the Pro Bowl in '15 and '16. He has 3,051 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns in three seasons at Miami, including consecutive 1,000-yard seasons in 2015 and '16.

Sports Sara Errani faces two-month ban after failing drugs test
Author: 0 Sara Errani faces two-month ban after failing drugs test

Letrozole can help increase body mass and has been banned for all athletes since 2005 following concerns from the World Anti-Doping Agency it was being abused by bodybuilders. In such cases bans of between 0 and 24 months are required. "Together with my family we have tried to understand how this contamination could have happened because I am 100% certain I haven't taken a pill by mistake", said Errani in a statement.

Sports Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao

But Coutinho's rapid growth to stardom is now attracting the attention of many big names clubs, especially FC Barcelona, the club that just sold Neymar to Paris Saint Germain for a world record fee of 222 million Euros. Lallana is expected to miss at least the next two months with a thigh injury that he sustained during pre-season. West Ham have done clever business this summer, bringing in the likes of Marko Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez as well as offloading 12 squad players that ...

Sports Browns name Brock Osweiler starter for first preseason game
Author: 0 Browns name Brock Osweiler starter for first preseason game

You want your starter to be able to do that despite any circumstance. Considering Osweiler was only really acquired so the team could get a second-round pick, this is either a good sign that Brock's overachieving or a bad sign in that they just don't have anyone better.

Author: 0 Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW) Stake Boosted by Amalgamated Bank

Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 0.88%. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. McDermott International (NYSE:MDR) shares traded on -2.36% down secure line and closed at $6.61. 390,661 were accumulated by Mutual Of America Management Ltd Liability. (NYSE:GNW). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $3.88.

Sports Wesley Sneijder set for medical at Nice
Author: 0 Wesley Sneijder set for medical at Nice

And Nice have moved in to offer Sneijder a chance to continue his career in Ligue 1 this season with a deal offer which he accepted after talks on Sunday night. Nice, who finished third last season and qualified for the Champions League playoffs after eliminating Ajax, lost their first game of the season, 1-0 to Saint Etienne.

Sports Tori Bowie wins 100m at IAAF World Championships
Author: 0 Tori Bowie wins 100m at IAAF World Championships

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson of Jamaica, the hot favourite to win the title, finished a disappointing fifth in 10.98. Dafne Schippers took bronze in 10.96. Having done well to avoid what could have been a nasty injury, she rose to look faintly amazed that she had won in 10.85 seconds to join compatriot Justin Gatlin as a shock sprint victor as the United States celebrated its first 100 metres double since 2005.

Sports Here's How Much Jay Cutler's One-Year Deal Is Worth
Author: 0 Here's How Much Jay Cutler's One-Year Deal Is Worth

The deal also includes incentives that could push Cutler's income to $13 million. Jay Cutler , a retired quarterback who most recently played for the Chicago Bears and was set to move to a network to anchor TV football games, has chose to come out of retirement to play for the Miami Dolphins .

Sports Neymar not bigger than Barca - president
Author: 0 Neymar not bigger than Barca - president

President Josep Maria Bartomeu has admitted that he is not happy with Neymar's decision to leave Barcelona , but insists that "no player is bigger" than the club. "We always acted responsibly and while we do not share his decision, we do respect it - although that's not to say we don't defend our own interests".

Sports Don Baylor, 1979 MVP, Rockies and Cubs manager dies at 68
Author: 0 Don Baylor, 1979 MVP, Rockies and Cubs manager dies at 68

His son, Don, Jr., first confirmed the death to Baylor's hometown paper, the Austin American Statesman . In his career, he hit 338 home runs driving in 1276 RBIs with a.260 batting average in 8198 at-bats. After being fired following the 1998 season, Baylor took over in Chicago from 2000 to 2002. By 1997, the Rockies under Baylor's leadership had the best five-year record (363-384) of any expansion club in Major League Baseball history.

Sports Victor Oladipo named MVP of 2017 Africa game; Full highlights
Author: 0 Victor Oladipo named MVP of 2017 Africa game; Full highlights

Some big names which will represent Team Africa include Bismack Biyombo‚ Clint Capela‚ Corgui Dieng‚ Joel Embiid , Salah Mejri and Victor Oladipo from Nigeria. Spoelstra's Team World , which featured Dirk Nowitzki , Kyle Lowry , DeMarcus Cousins and Kristaps Porzingis , used a late surge to hold off a team of players of African ancestry that included Serge Ibaka , Victor Oladipo and Dennis Schroder .

Sports Mourinho eyes first Super Cup win in Real reunion
Author: 0 Mourinho eyes first Super Cup win in Real reunion

The goalkeeper category is the only one that does not have a Real Madrid player. After initial suggestions he would definitely not feature in Macedonia, the latest reports claim he is now training hard in a bid to be drafted back into the squad in time to face his old club and former manager.

Sports Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Attack a 'Criminal Act of Terrorism'
Author: 0 Minnesota Governor Calls Mosque Attack a 'Criminal Act of Terrorism'

One worshipper saw a pickup truck speeding away shortly after the explosion, said Mohamed Omar, the center's executive director. "What a awful, dastardly, cowardly act was committed", Minneapolis Star-Tribune quoted Dayton as saying. Minnesota is home to the largest Somali community in the USA, roughly 57,000 people, according to the latest census. Omar said the center gets along with "92, 93 percent" of its neighbors.

Sports Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move
Author: 0 Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move

However, the Barca chief lamented the manner in which the Brazil worldwide carried out his world-record move to the French capital. " Neymar is now history and he wanted to go". If he stayed, we'd have been left with a great player and if he left we'd have got a great amount of money. "We anticipated that Neymar could leave and that's why we increased his clause", Bartomeu added.

Sports Newcastle boss Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal striker Perez
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Benitez confirms interest in Arsenal striker Perez

Benitez is a popular figure at St. James' Park - far more popular than Ashley - and losing the former Liverpool manager (at any point but particularly at this stage of the season) would see his approval rating plummet past basement level. It comes with star striker Dwight Gayle now having issues with a hamstring injury. Rafa Benitez already has four senior goalkeepers on his books, so why does he feel the need to sign another? He's not comfortable and we don't want to take any risks.

Sports Timothy Fosu-Mensah set for medical with Crystal Palace today
Author: 0 Timothy Fosu-Mensah set for medical with Crystal Palace today

Frank de Boer has been searching for additions to his defensive ranks having already signed Jaïro Riedewald from his former club Ajax and has registered an interest in both Arsenal's Calum Chambers and Bruno Martins Indi of Porto, who spent last season on loan at Stoke.

Sports Diego Costa's lawyer claims 'discriminatory' and 'unfair' treatment by Chelsea
Author: 0 Diego Costa's lawyer claims 'discriminatory' and 'unfair' treatment by Chelsea

Chelsea spokesman Steve Atkins added: "The premise the lawyer has put forward is just wrong". Chelsea have signed four players so far - defender Antonio Rudiger (Roma), midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko ( Monaco ), striker Alvaro Morata ( Real Madrid ) and goalkeeper Willy Caballero (Manchester City) - but Conte wants more recruits.

Sports Amit Shah to visit Odisha on three-day tour from Sep 6
Author: 0 Amit Shah to visit Odisha on three-day tour from Sep 6

He said that in today's India, the age-old formula and slogans would not work. "India has changed, the Congress party has to change". Commenting on uncertainty whether Rahul Gandhi will take over as the Congress President, the former Union Minister expressed hope that the Gandhi scion will take the reins of the party before the end of 2017.

Sports Barcelona 'reject £36m bid from Jose Mourinho's side for Sergi Roberto'
Author: 0 Barcelona 'reject £36m bid from Jose Mourinho's side for Sergi Roberto'

Emerging ahead of Aleix Vidal as the first-choice option, he went onto make 47 appearances across all competitions. Sergi Roberto has been deployed as a right full-back for last two seasons with the Barcelona squad possessing excellent midfield talent such as Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and Ivan Rakitic.

Sports Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana 2017
Author: 0 Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana 2017

It's a decision that I have thought very well and I don't think there is a better farewell than in the home race and in my country. "I'm sure they will be three wonderful weeks, enjoying all your affection, and I can't wait to get started".

Sports Target Mahrez Says He Wants Roma Talks
Author: 0 Target Mahrez Says He Wants Roma Talks

However, talkSPORT claims that the Foxes have turned down the latest Giallorossi offer for the 26-year-old, amid reports suggesting that they will not budge for less than £50m. The offer, which stands at €35m, is, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, who provide the most details, a statement of intent by the Serie A side's new director of football, Monchi, that he moved to the club to win.

Sports Leeds Snap Up Manchester United Defender On Loan
Author: 0 Leeds Snap Up Manchester United Defender On Loan

The report adds that the England Under-20 worldwide could be included in the Whites squad to take on Port Vale in the League Cup on Wednesday night. It is his second Championship loan move in as many years, with the academy graduate having spent a spell at Wolverhampton Wanderers last season.

Sports Everton close to Gylfi Sigurdsson deal, says Ronald Koeman
Author: 0 Everton close to Gylfi Sigurdsson deal, says Ronald Koeman

The Iceland star is wanted by Swansea 's Premier League rivals, but the Welsh club are demanding £50million for their star midfielder. "We need him fit and ready". The Icelandic midfielder has been the subject of two failed bids from the Toffees and Leicester City so far this summer, with the Swans holding out for an offer of £50m.

Sports Real Madrid v Manchester United: Cristiano Ronaldo could make Super Cup return
Author: 0 Real Madrid v Manchester United: Cristiano Ronaldo could make Super Cup return

Meanwhile, Manchester United provide the final three nominees for the Europa League Player of the Season. It's the same story this time: I'm taking Manchester United to play against Real Madrid, the Champions League winners. No matter where you are on the planet, you can see what channel the Real Madrid vs Manchester United match is available on here . The worldwide hero didn't face the Red Devils during the club's pre-season tour as he was given extended leave after his country's ...

Sports Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia
Author: 0 Search called off for 3 US Marines who crashed off Australia

The military has launched a recovery effort instead and the missing Marines' next of kin had been notified. The MV-22 Osprey had launched from the USS Bonhomme Richard and was conducting regularly scheduled operations Saturday when it crashed, Camp Butler said.

Sports World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational
Author: 0 World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational

Starting the day two strokes from the lead, Matsuyama never looked back after chipping in for an unlikely 60-foot eagle at the par-five second at Firestone Country Club. "I think it's been a good week, obviously wanting to play well this week but with one eye on next week", McIlroy revealed. Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson have combined to win the last five World Golf Championships.

Sports Southampton in £18m swoop for Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina
Author: 0 Southampton in £18m swoop for Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina

Lemina, who was not included in the Juventus squad for their friendly against Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday, was also wanted by Stoke manager Mark Hughes but has instead opted to link up with Mauricio Pellegrino's side. He initially moved to Turin on loan in the summer of 2015, from French side Marseille, with that agreement later made permanent. Southampton have been relatively quiet in the transfer market - the £5.7million signing of Polish defender Jan Bednarek from Lech Poznan ...

Sports Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in fifth PGA Tour win
Author: 0 Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in fifth PGA Tour win

Hoffman's shot bounded just over the green, and while he failed to convert the birdie chance he still stood by the decision after a 4-under 66 left him alone in third place, six shots behind Matsuyama. "You wouldn't have believed how I warmed up this morning". "I'm exhausted of finishing second". Matsuyama stays at No. 3 in the world by a fraction behind Spieth, though he takes plenty of momentum into the PGA Championship next week as he tries to become the first player from Japan to win a ...

Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif destroying judiciary, says Imran Khan

Sartaj Aziz was serving as the de facto Foreign Minister in the Nawaz Sharif government , as he was Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs. Sharif has not visited his home town and his stronghold, Lahore, since he was disqualified by the supreme court last week over the Panama Papers scandal.

Sports Liverpool sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for €100m
Author: 0 Liverpool sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for €100m

Don't leave us, Phil... Lallana is expected to miss at least the next two months with a thigh injury that he sustained during pre-season. With their star man likely staying put, attentions on Merseyside will surely turn to who they themselves can recruit before the transfer window closes on August 31st.

Sports Matt Joyce Suspended Two Games For Use Of Anti-Gay Slur
Author: 0 Matt Joyce Suspended Two Games For Use Of Anti-Gay Slur

Matt Chapman hit a three-run homer and Khris Davis doubled in two more for the A's, who wasted a 6-2 lead. Then in the third, Trout propelled Manaea's 84 miles per hour slider into the stands down the left-field line for his 22nd homer of the season and the 999th hit of his career.

Sports A New NBA Team Has Emerged In The Race For Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 A New NBA Team Has Emerged In The Race For Kyrie Irving

One of the primary objectives for a point guard is not to turn the ball over. It's kind of tough to get the young guys to play as one on the floor because everybody is trying to build their name up and start their own foundation. But for now, the Cavs appear to be in no rush to part with Irving , due in large part to a lack of appealing offers available to them. He takes far too many defensive sequences off.