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Sports Arizona Diamondbacks acquires Brad Ziegler and Jake Diekman
Author: 0 Arizona Diamondbacks acquires Brad Ziegler and Jake Diekman

Shin-soo Choo for the Rangers hit two homeruns and was accountable for, four of the nine runs that the Rangers had. Returning from the delay the Dbacks couldn't get the offense up and running. Since June 5, however, he has pitched 28 innings and recorded a 0.64 ERA. Arizona is sending minor leaguer Wei-Chieh Huang and another player to be named later.

Sports Force India racing on amid administration
Author: 0 Force India racing on amid administration

The Force India Formula One team said today that they feel no animosity towards leading driver Sergio Perez for taking legal action that led to them going into administration. "This applies especially to those who work at Force India , which is going through a particularly hard time at the moment". The teams are eligible for two different types of prize money under F1.

Sports LeBron James Opens I Promise School In Hometown Of Akron, Ohio
Author: 0 LeBron James Opens I Promise School In Hometown Of Akron, Ohio

Anyone who buys one of the shoes will have their name enshrined on the I Promise School sneaker wall as well. "And on the other hand, I'm moving". Now, he's giving kids with the same problems a path. "That's what the history is all about". He said because Michael Jackson was more famous, he got credit for it. "But we're definitely going to be better than we were the previous year".

Author: 0 Wiggins tips Thomas for more Tour de France glory

Twenty-four hours after winning the Tour de France, the magnitude of the achievement does not seem to have sunk in for Geraint Thomas. Oakwood tickets need to be purchased on arrival to the park and one child will go free per one full paying adult this week until Friday 3rd August.

Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri Says Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois Will Rejoin Team on Saturday

Alex Iwobi converted the winning spot-kick as Arsenal beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties in a thrilling International Champions Cup clash in Dublin. The Greek centre-back found it hard against the Blues in a game where Antonio Rudiger opened the scoring, before a last gasp equaliser from forward Alexandre Lacazette saw the game head to penalties, where the Gunners eventually triumphed.

Sports Richard McEvoy holds nerve to win his first ever European Tour title
Author: 0 Richard McEvoy holds nerve to win his first ever European Tour title

Social media was quick to criticise DeChambeau for failing to give McEvoy the necessary credit for his win and fellow pro, Eddie Pepperell , took to Twitter to say, 'Has to be said, as far as classless handshakes go, that was a good'n!' The German, who has just 5 percent of his hearing and has relied on hearing aids for nearly all of his life, shot a final-round 67 - the best score of the day - to finish in a three-way tie for second behind victor Richard McEvoy .

Sports Liverpool's Caoimhin Kelleher Is Already 'Learning Loads' From Alisson
Author: 0 Liverpool's Caoimhin Kelleher Is Already 'Learning Loads' From Alisson

Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher has explained how incoming first choice Alisson has already made an impact on his development as a young player. Having assembled a squad that, on paper, look as strong as any in the Premier League , Liverpool are many people's favourites to challenge Manchester City for the title this season.

Sports Wilder fight 'nearly done' - Fury
Author: 0 Wilder fight 'nearly done' - Fury

I won't be overlooking Francesco Pianeta . "Add to it that Wilder and Fury are the two of the most entertaining personalities in sport and you've got fireworks before, during and after the fight, which is why I hope it gets made". "The way Tyson is looking in the gym, he's lost another couple of stone, he's very focused". Hearn, meanwhile, has publicly said he plans to offer Wilder as much as $8 million to fight former Joshua victim (and amateur rival) Dillian Whyte in November.

Sports Jets' Darnold ends holdout, signs 4-year, 30.25 million deal
Author: 0 Jets' Darnold ends holdout, signs 4-year, 30.25 million deal

Very special moment". "Hopefully, we'll get Sam out here practicing with the guys and hopefully he starts against the Lions in September". But Jets fans watching it live on NFL Network as the teammates of the third overall pick in April's draft patted him on the back and tapped him on the helmet or getting the news almost instantaneously on social media no doubt added to the cacophony in their homes and businesses.

Sports Digne reveals decisive factor in Everton switch
Author: 0 Digne reveals decisive factor in Everton switch

A loan deal is being proposed but the sticking point looks to be the 33-year-old's £65,000-a-week wages. Everton , therefore, have taken on a player with proven quality at the highest levels of football for a price that is surprisingly low - consider that they paid £50 million for Richarlison who had just one fairly decent Premier League season under his belt.

Sports Root holds firm after India´s Shami strikes twice in first Test
Author: 0 Root holds firm after India´s Shami strikes twice in first Test

It is a matter of mere hours now before the most-anticipated Test cricket contest of the year - the five-match series between India and England - gets underway. Shami took the wicket of Jennings midway through the afternoon while Dawid Malan could only score eight before becoming the Indian medium pacer's second victim of the day.

Sports Urban Meyer Knew of Abuse Allegation Against Assistant Coach
Author: 0 Urban Meyer Knew of Abuse Allegation Against Assistant Coach

Courtney Smith - the ex-wife of Zach who revealed she was physically abused by him - provided Murphy with text messages between the coaches' wives (including Urban's wife, Shelley) indicating that Meyer was aware of the abuse, despite what he said at Big Ten Media Days last week.

Sports NFL reportedly orders Jerry Jones to stop talking about national anthem issue
Author: 0 NFL reportedly orders Jerry Jones to stop talking about national anthem issue

Jones' remarks at the Cowboys camp news conference last week might have bene the last we hear from him regarding the anthem policy for some time. But before getting into more details on any obstacles the Cowboys may be facing in 2018, let's take a look at what some of the other teams across the league will be dealing with as well.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'not happy' over Willian's late World Cup return

Willian has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid , and his Chelsea future was thrown into more doubt when the Brazil worldwide failed to report for pre-season training on time. "There is no news". It was Hudson-Odoi's run in the channel and pass that won the corner from which Rudiger scored, his tricky footwork that coaxed a penalty out of Bellerin, whilst he created two further chances for Morata and saw a shot of his own saved.

Sports Chelsea join Manchester United in Lewandowski pursuit
Author: 0 Chelsea join Manchester United in Lewandowski pursuit

Lewandowski's agent, Pini Zahavi, has previously confirmed his client's hope to move on from the Allianz Arena and Kovac is aware of the desire. It is also suggested that the 29-year-old striker will be setting an ultimatum to the new Bayern manager, claiming he will not be able to perform at his best if Bayern rejects his wishes to leave the club.

Sports Murray needs seven match points to win Citi Open opener
Author: 0 Murray needs seven match points to win Citi Open opener

Now ranked a lowly 838 in the world , the three-times grand slam victor meets American Mackenzie McDonald in the first round of the Washington Open on Monday. "It will help having one more match under my belt". The match was Murray's first on a hard court since March 2017 at Indian Wells and his first experience with a serve clock, which will be used at the US Open from 27 August.

Sports Smriti Mandhana equalises the record of fastest Women's T20 half-century
Author: 0 Smriti Mandhana equalises the record of fastest Women's T20 half-century

While the anticipation and excitement for the upcoming IndvsEng is on it's peak, on the other hand the Kia Super League is now taking place and the cricketers are giving some riveting encounters. Western Storm posted 85 for 2 in six overs as Mandhana blasted four sixes and five fours during her 19-ball knock. The first Indian to ever play in the Super League, Mandhana who has risen over the ranks in the last couple of years, showed the world why she is considered as one of the best ...

Sports Ohio State Buckeyes' Urban Meyer: 'Very tough call' to dismiss Zach Smith
Author: 0 Ohio State Buckeyes' Urban Meyer: 'Very tough call' to dismiss Zach Smith

But his actions on Monday spoke volumes for him, since firing any coach is never easy, let alone one who has been with Meyer for so long or when the season is barely more than a month away. "It was a group effort on several people that I rely on", Meyer said. "We're certainly not going to investigate (personally)", said Meyer. "Everything was dropped.

Author: 0 Ohio State Coach Knew of Domestic Abuse Allegations Against a Staff Member

Smith was sacked on July 23 after he was charged with criminal trespassing after dropping their children off at his ex-wife Courtney's home during a May 12 incident. A hearing has been scheduled for Friday. "During the inquiry, Urban Meyer will be placed on administrative leave ". Meyer worked for Bruce, who also coached the now-defunct University of Tampa program in 1972, and considers him a mentor.

Author: 0 Urban Meyer Knew Of Ex-Assistant's Domestic Violence History

I eagerly look forward to the resolution of this matter". In the Powell, Ohio, police report regarding that incident, Courtney Smith said she had been a victim of habitual domestic abuse. Smith was sacked July 23 after an OH court granted Courtney Smith a domestic violence protective order. No charges were filed in that incident. But all of that was threatened after Smith was charged with criminal trespassing in July.

Sports England v India: Joe Root calls backlash against Adil Rashid 'unfair'
Author: 0 England v India: Joe Root calls backlash against Adil Rashid 'unfair'

It was a direct hit that did for a desperately-diving Root, with Kohli eagerly swooping on the nudged ball to the vacant square leg region and, in a moment of brilliance, sensationally throwing down the non-striker's stumps on the turn. It meant Root, who won the toss, had got to the landmark in five years and 231 days of his Test career, surpassing former England captain Alastair Cook's mark of five years and 339 days.

Sports GVC to form $200mn joint venture with MGM Resorts
Author: 0 GVC to form $200mn joint venture with MGM Resorts

City sources said the deal, which will ultimately encompass online sports betting and other interactive gaming services across the USA, could be announced as soon as Monday. Supreme Court earlier this month paved the way to legalize sports betting . The short-term length of the deal is a direct byproduct of the slim market available from the casino resort, which will inevitably expand as legalized sports betting balloons over the next few years.

Sports Form Kohli 'a risky customer' for England: Gooch
Author: 0 Form Kohli 'a risky customer' for England: Gooch

England will have a lot to play for as they are under performing", Gooch said. "I am going in 100 percent fit and you can't say that too often". What you have to remember is people can get on well but the reason guys have got to worldwide sport is they want to win and are competitive so it will be no different on the field.

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Author: 0 "Sometimes Words Betray you" - Christian Horner

Red Bull now sits in third place in the Constructors' Championship standings with a total of 223 points to leader Mercedes' 345. As his vehicle slowed and he dropped down the order, the Dutchman opened up his radio channel to say: "Can I not just go ahead, I don't f--ing care if this engine blows up".

Sports Tristan Thompson punches Draymond Green in club; Twitter reacts
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson punches Draymond Green in club; Twitter reacts

According to a report from Bossip and some clarification from Jason McIntyre on Twitter , Draymond attempted to apologize to Thompson at an exclusive ESPY's afterparty and Thompson responded by punching Green in the mouth. Thompson pointed towards the exit to invite Green to meet him outside. The party continued with Green and Thompson co-existing without issue, laughing and partying the rest of the night.

Sports Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho
Author: 0 Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho

Martial started United's first two friendlies in their pre-season tour of the USA before telling Mourinho he would be leaving for the birth of his second child. Shotbolt then replied: "We're here to talk about the game". Mourinho was speaking after United held on to beat Champions League holders Madrid in Miami.

Author: 0 Liverpool don't need Philippe Coutinho replacement, says Klopp

The club's progress has led to top players, including Salah and Firmino, signing new long-term contracts earlier this year and Klopp is optimistic that Mane will follow suit. Liverpool have no need to fill the void left by midfielder Philippe Coutinho , according to manager Jurgen Klopp . "Although these two weeks don't seem like a long time, it's enough for us to be ready for our first game against West Ham", Alisson , 25, continued.

Author: 0 Man United promise to back Jose Mourinho in transfer market

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho may have the likes of Marcus Rashford, Romelu Lukaku and Phil Jones to call upon for the Premier League curtain-raiser against Leicester next Friday, after he confirmed they will return to training shortly.

Sports Dustin Johnson bounces back from Carnoustie disappointment with Canadian Open win
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson bounces back from Carnoustie disappointment with Canadian Open win

Not only does the lanky 34-year-old have the laid-back disposition of a Canuck, his fiance is Paulina Gretzky, the daughter of hockey great Wayne Gretzky. "I did hear it a couple of times, them singing "O Canada", said Johnson, laughing. "It was just bad scoring". Having wrapped up a bogey free 66 with a birdie on Friday, Johnson picked up where he left off by carding three consecutive birdies on Saturday.

Sports Lukaku to return early to help depleted Man United - Mourinho
Author: 0 Lukaku to return early to help depleted Man United - Mourinho

With Paul Pogba missing, Pereira is likely to start in Man United's Premier League opener against Leicester City next week. "Rashford, Jones and Lukaku, they gave to the group and to the team three days of their holidays so they're coming back three days early to try and be available for the team", he said after the 2-1 win over Real Madrid at Hard Rock Stadium on Tuesday.

Sports Twins deal Dozier to Dodgers
Author: 0 Twins deal Dozier to Dodgers

Heading into the final two years of his contract, Dozier, 31, was dangled in trade talks that winter by the newly hired front office. The Twins are eight games behind Cleveland in the American League Central Division with 57 games left. Schoop gives the Brewers a right-handed option at second. Had Dozier accepted, they would have had him had under contract in 2019 for a little less than the $20 million he made over the previous four seasons.

Sports Parker outclassed by 'rough and rugged' Whyte
Author: 0 Parker outclassed by 'rough and rugged' Whyte

Dreams of a rematch with Joshua are dashed while Whyte has strengthened his claims for not just that, but also a title shot at WBC champion Deontay Wilder if no unification fight can be settled. Whenever Chisora is part of a boxing event you never know what to expect, he spit water in the face of Vitali Klitschko right before he fought his brother Wladimir, and he got into a violent brawl with David Haye at the post fight press conference.

Sports Top seed Isner into eighth Atlanta final
Author: 0 Top seed Isner into eighth Atlanta final

At times Kyrgios seemed disinterested in the contest, with his effort in question late in the opening set before he meekly double-faulted to give Norrie the early break in the second. The American was pushed to three sets by German sixth seed Mischa Zverev before prevailing 7-5 4-6 6-1. "I knew I was going to have to play better...." Isner has won three of his four career matches against Ebden, but the Aussie defended his home turf with a four-set victory at this year's Australian Open.

Author: 0 Chelsea want to make N'Golo Kanté £290k top earner

Chelsea FC are ready to hand N'Golo Kante a new contract thought to be worth around £290,000 a week, according to a report in England. The midfielder is set to stay at Stamford Bridge as he has not shown any interest in moving to France.

Sports Chelsea Set To Receive Transfer Blow In Chase For Juventus Defender
Author: 0 Chelsea Set To Receive Transfer Blow In Chase For Juventus Defender

After a nightmarish 2017/18 season at Chelsea , veteran centre-back David Luiz is ready to turn the corner with the Blues under new boss Maurizio Sarri and the Brazilian has stated that he's loving the Italian tactician's philosophy. [Sarri] came with this idea as a human being, so I think if you're not happy to do your job it doesn't matter if you're a footballer or not. But it appears the Chelsea board did not agree.

Author: 0 EPL: Manchester United contact Zidane to replace Mourinho

For now, Mourinho can only focus on trying to get the players ready for the start of the season. Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones , Marcos Rojo and Victor Lindelof are not in the US after taking time off following the World Cup.

Author: 0 How to watch Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, ICC

Jose Mourinho has been working his players hard during their pre-season tour of the United States and despite some poor results on the pitch, things are taking shape ahead of the new Premier League campaign. "We basically have the same players". I can say that, with us, he is very positive. World Cup stars Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard , Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini and Paul Pogba are in the final stages of their summer breaks and miss the game.

Sports 'It hurts to be called Hamilton's wingman'
Author: 0 'It hurts to be called Hamilton's wingman'

Hamilton secured pole with a brilliant last lap in the rain on Saturday, while Vettel started a modest fourth behind Raikkonen and Bottas. For the luckless Bottas, it meant his final laps were reduced to a slithering defence of his position, two collisions, a late pit-stop and fifth place after which he not only received a 10-seconds penalty, for colliding with Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull , but was piqued by Mercedes team chief Toto Wolff praising his work as a "wingman".

Sports Chelsea forward Willian 'fails to report for pre-season training'
Author: 0 Chelsea forward Willian 'fails to report for pre-season training'

The Brazil global, 29, has been heavily linked with a move away from Chelsea this summer. Club officials knew he was returning late and now expect Willian back at Cobham on Wednesday. Speaking to Brazilian TV show, Esporte Espetacular, when asked this week if he was leaving Chelsea , Willian said: "No, I'm back to England". Are you happy to hear that Willian has hinted that he will be staying at Chelsea? Chelsea have turned down multiple bids from the Catalan giants ...

Sports Nationals have indeed made Bryce Harper available for trade
Author: 0 Nationals have indeed made Bryce Harper available for trade

Washington has been linked with Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto this summer, but the team now sits third in the National League East and behind five other teams for the final wild-card spot. With Harper and other free agents coming off the books next year, this team's payroll could plummet to $140 million or beyond. The Nationals might not see a reason to tie up so much money in Harper when Robles, Soto, Eaton and Taylor are under team control for the foreseeable future.

Sports Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player

The Red Devils boss is targeting Leicester's Harry Maguire, as well as Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic and Chelsea's Willian. Jose Mourinho's bad-tempered and miserable demeanour on the pre-season tour of the U.S. "I agree totally with the window closing at the same time as the Premier League starts". Mourinho was the man to take Willian to Stamford Bridge in 2013 and he proved to be an excellent signing having provided 44 goals and 39 assists in his 236 appearances to help the Blues win 2 ...

Author: 0 Two Americans Killed in Hit-And-Run While Cycling in Tajikistan

United States Charge dAffaires in Tajikistan, Kevin Covert, met people at the American embassy in Dushanbe who came to pay their tributes to the victims of the attack . The people in the vehicle then "exited the auto and stabbed the cyclists with knives", the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan said in a statement Monday. "Some were completely shocked".