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Maria Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at US Open

Sharapova was already guaranteed a place in the qualifying draw at Flushing Meadows by virtue of her world ranking of No 148. "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-doping program was completed and therefore was not one of the factors ...

Transfer revolution: Window to shut before Premier League season starts next year

Barcelona would not be bound by a Premier League deadline, nor would the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, so England's most powerful clubs would find themselves vulnerable to late raids for key players in the final days of ...

Sergio Aguero strikes as Manchester City spoil Brighton's Premier League debut

Former Manchester City and Everton defender Sylvain Distin believes Pep Guardiola's transfer business could be a gamble as a number of new recruits have arrived without Premier League experience. Brighton , who had just 22% possession, spent ...

Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

Tannehill left the Dolphins' practice on Thursday after his knee appeared to buckle in a non-contact situation. Miami and fellow quarterback Jay Cutler agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal on Sunday. Last season, Cutler played in just ...

Chelsea Offer £25 Million For Arsenal Midfielder

Chelsea have increased their offer for Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to the Daily Star . Manchester United are not understood to be interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain but Cunningham strongly believes they should do whatever it...

There's a new Conor McGregor song and it's VERY catchy

Mayweather said that it made him think about those who fought for civil rights and what they had to deal with. With the long-anticipated fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. "This era, I call it the Mayweather Era, and in the Mayweather Era, we ...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement in tweet sponsored by grilling company

Wilfork, shirtless and adorned in denim overalls sporting his number 75, can be seen dancing and pulling ribs from a Kingsford smoker. Wilfork started as a first-round pick in 2004, emerging as a young contributor to the 2004 Super Bowl champs.

Ravens Meeting "Resistance" From Owner Steve Bisciotti Regarding Signing Colin Kaepernick

Kaepernick has become a polarizing figure after he protested the national anthem last season and he has been unable to find a new job since. Bisciotti wouldn't be the only National Football League owner who appears scared away by Kaepernick and ...

White Sox place Willy Garcia on 7-day DL with concussion

A more serious injury would definitely be a step back for Moncada. However, the White Sox have just released statements that sure seem like best-case scenarios - so far - for the players. "Thank God they are, and that's something that we have to ...

Brit Sensation Pulls 50-M World Record in FINA Heat

I enjoyed it but obviously it's nothing without the gold so I need to focus now, be neutral and see what we get tomorrow". It's the second world record set at this year's championships after Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom established a split of 51.71 in t...

Bills trade QB Cardale Jones to Chargers in exchange for conditional pick

The Los Angeles Chargers have acquired Cardale Jones from the Buffalo Bills in return for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. The Bills selected Jones in the fourth round of the 2016 draft under a different front office and different co...

International Champions Cup: Bayern in Singapore beat Chelsea

Bayern started the better of the two sides, seemingly keen to make up for their 4-0 defeat to AC Milan , and went ahead after just six minutes. It was a first defeat of pre-season for Chelsea after beating Arsenal 3-0 on Saturday, and althoug...

Chelsea pursue alternate wing back options after Danilo completes Manchester City transfer

Manchester United tour squad: De Gea, Romero, J Pereira, Bailly, Blind, Jones, Smalling, Shaw, Darmian, Rojo, Fosu-Mensah, Lindelof, Tuanzebe, Mitchell, Pogba, Herrera, Fellaini, Carrick, Mata, Young, Valencia, Mkhitaryan, McTominay, A Pereira, Luk...

Mehbooba Mufti trashes Farooq Abdullah's talk about third party mediation

Earlier, the United States had said that instead of waiting until "something happens", it would try and "find its place in efforts to de-escalate strains between Pakistan and India". Sometimes you have to do it. "We have also arranged for ambulance...

Manchester City flop completes Sevilla switch

Nolito , a Spain worldwide of 16 caps and six goals, joined City from Celta Vigo for £13.8m just 12 months ago but the Premier League side have cut their losses. A fourth place finish for Sevilla last season means they will need all the help and ...

Bardet wins 1st Pyrenean stage, Froome loses lead to Aru

Landa, South African Louis Meintjes ( UAE Team Emirates ) and Martin all finished before Froome toiled home ahead of Bennett and compatriot Simon Yates of Orica-Scott. It's still a long way to go and there's a nervous stage tomorrow. "It was such...

With big little sister absent, Venus is doing it for herself

Konta had chances, particularly towards the end of the first set when she opened up two break points at 4-4. The straight-set win allowed Williams to become only the second 37-year-old in the Open Era (since 1968) to reach a major final, joining M...

Nets, Lakers among top teams who could sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Philadelphia would likely no longer be in the picture after signing JJ Redick to a massive deal . Detroit - saddled in luxury tax with more than $66 million committed to Andre Drummond , Reggie Jackson , Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer for next sea...

Peter Sagan Disqualified from Tour de France After Mark Cavendish Crash

Cavendish slammed into the barriers and two other riders plowed over the British sprint specialist, a victor of 30 Tour stages. At the finish line, Sagan did wait to apologize to Cavendish but the Briton had already been taken to hospital for X-ra...

Cavaliers Rumors: Zach Randolph Drawing Interest as Kings Deal Seems 'Unlikely'

George Hill has agreed to sign with the Sacramento Kings on a three-year deal worth $57 million, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania . Hill announced on Twitter that he was coming to Sacramento. He averaged 14.1 points and 8.2 reboun...

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Snow warning for across Ireland as temperatures to plummet to -3

He added: "On Sunday we're back into a westerly air flow, which normally wouldn't be particularly cold, but as the air is originating from the very cold Arctic Canada region the ...

New quake shakes Taiwan's Hualien

More than 260 people were injured and 58 were unaccounted for. "Rescuers on the scene and hospital staffers continue to dedicate themselves fully to the rescue works", she wrote....

Man City boost: Riyad Mahrez will return to Leicester on one condition

Mahrez had tabled a transfer request in January, as late interest was shown from Premier League leaders City, but once again the Foxes turned a deaf ears to his demands. So will ...

Josh McDaniels poaches Patriots QB coach for Colts

Brady threw three touchdown passes and no interceptions and the Patriots didn't punt a single time. Writing a short statement on social media, the Colts said: "We are excited to ...

De Kock ruled out of ODIs, T20s against India

South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said: "Quinton suffered an extreme blow to the left wrist while batting in the second ODI on Sunday and felt severe pain and discomf...

Support stir in Kashmir, says Pakistan PM

Every year, on February 5, Kashmir Solidarity Day is widely marked across Pakistan and by Kashmiri nationalists worldwide, holding special programs. Kashmiris considered themselv...

Tottenham superstar Harry Kane gives verdict on Lucas Moura transfer

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that he does not want to weigh down new signing Lucas Moura with too much pressure, as he adapts himself to the Prem...

Kirk Cousins breaks his silence after Redskins trade for Alex Smith

The Washington Redskins seemingly acquired their starting quarterback going forward in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs that brought Alex Smith to Washington in exchange f...

He Needs Time - Mauricio Pochettino Eases Pressure On Lucas Moura

With big games coming up and the race for the last three Champions League places too close to call, there are no easy games in which to ease players back to full fitness. However...

Dad attacks doctor who sexually abused his 3 daughters

Margraves then asked for one minute alone instead. Margraves then ran toward Nassar and got within a few feet of him before being tackled by courtroom security. Randall Margraves...

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Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

Pelicans Acquire Nikola Mirotic In Trade With Bulls

With Mirotic playing the best basketball of his NBA career, Chicago was wise to capitalize on his all-time high trade value. Best of wishes to you in New Orleans , Nikola. The P...

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Carrie Underwood's Husband Mike Fisher Not Retiring From Hockey After All!

Fisher said his wife, country music star Carrie Underwood , encouraged him to make a comeback. Fisher played the past seven seasons with Nashville and was the team's captain in ...

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

FEMA to end hurricane-related food, water aid for Puerto Rico

In a bipartisan letter signed by U.S. Sens. Maldonado said FEMA's aid is critical to residents, as much of the money they would have normally used to buy food is instead being ...

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

WADA seriously concerned by CAS decision to lift sanctions against Russian athletes

Russia has never doubted its athletes' honest victory at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday, commenting on the Court of Arbitr...

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Simulation gives Cavs stunningly low chance to win NBA Finals

Johnson also grabbed 10 rebounds, while Detroit's Andre Drummond piled up 21 points, 22 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and three blocks. Love was trying to receive an en...