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Tigers' Justin Upton to the Angels in a shocking trade Tigers' Justin Upton to the Angels in a shocking trade
- September 01, 2017

Part of Upton's contract with the Tigers included a no-trade list that did not have the Angels on it but he has not given them any guarantees regarding whether or not he will exercise his opt-out clause following the season. His next home run will be the 250th of his career. Or it could help the Angels move past the Yankees in the final month of the season. Reports are that the Angels have dealt pitcher Grayson Long and a player to be named later to the Tigers for Upton and cash. (more...)
County clash abandoned after arrow fired County clash abandoned after arrow fired
- September 01, 2017

He said: "It is the sort of thing that could easily have been fired some distance from outside the ground if it came from a crossbow". Oliver Florence, a reporter for our sister title Get Surrey , is at the scene and said he saw armed officers enter the venue. (more...)
JJ Watt raises Houston fundraiser goal to $10 million
- September 01, 2017

So many people visited Watt's website on YouCaring.com, the website crashed. In just 48 hours, he received more than $4 million in donations and kept raising the goal each day. The Texans were on the road playing the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Originally, this match was planned to be played in Houston but after heavy rain that Hurricane Harvey brought over the fourth largest city in the USA it has been decided that it should be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the ... (more...)
US Open | Maria Sharapova feels the respect from athletes US Open | Maria Sharapova feels the respect from athletes
- September 01, 2017

Two three-set tussles into her stay at Flushing Meadows in NY, it's clear that Sharapova's game might be patchy, but she is as capable as ever of coming up with big strokes in big moments - and maybe, just maybe, could stick around for a while in a depleted draw that's already missing four of the top seven seeded women. (more...)
Leicester's Danny Drinkwater submits transfer request to join Chelsea Leicester's Danny Drinkwater submits transfer request to join Chelsea
- August 31, 2017

The England worldwide also seems keen to play at Stamford Bridge and sample more Champions League football, but unless Chelsea make an improved bid and give Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare enough time to find a replacement, the player will have to stay put in the East Midlands. (more...)
Former 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks visiting Green Bay Former 49ers outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks visiting Green Bay
- August 31, 2017

The 6-foot-3, 259-pound Brooks, who began his National Football League career with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2006, finished his 49ers career with 58 sacks, including 6.5 in postseason play. "But we'll take it a day at a time, we'll take it a week at a time, and whatever it takes". He projects to play behind current starters Clay Matthews and Nick Perry at outside linebacker and will likely rotate in frequently on passing downs. (more...)
Shakib stars as Bangladesh claims first Test win over Australia Shakib stars as Bangladesh claims first Test win over Australia
- August 31, 2017

Shakib Al Hasan carved through Australia's batting line-up with a five-wicket haul as Bangladesh secured their first victory over Australia in Test history. But when it came to matching the Aussies with respect to verbal volleys during this Test, Bangladesh were not far behind. This latest achievement means they have beaten England, Sri Lanka and Australia in the past one year. (more...)
US Open: Angelique Kerber in crisis after first round exit US Open: Angelique Kerber in crisis after first round exit
- August 30, 2017

Her win her erases bad memories of a loss a year ago at the U.S. Open, when she broke into tears as she watched a 5-1 final set lead over Madison Keys whittle away. With torrential rain drenching the outside courts - allowing just three women's matches to finish by mid-afternoon - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at least had the comfort of knowing that they would begin under the roof. (more...)
Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid' Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid'
- August 30, 2017

Sky Sports News understands he is a transfer target for Manchester City , but Arsene Wenger wants to keep Sanchez and says he hopes the Chile global will extend his contract. Considering the bad headlines about Arsenal in the past few days a deal involving Aguero seems far-fetched. Sanchez played his first game of the season in Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool and was substituted in the 62nd minute. (more...)
Bills' Dareus upbeat after suspension; McDermott reacts Bills' Dareus upbeat after suspension; McDermott reacts
- August 30, 2017

He took some licks later in the game by trying to win the game at the end. "We haven't come to a decision at this point and time". McDermott has other concerns beyond Dareus. McDermott said he and general manager Brandon Beane have discussed the possibility of signing another quarterback. "We obviously have to go in with more than one". (more...)
Matthew Stafford Will Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL History Matthew Stafford Will Be Highest-Paid Player In NFL History
- August 30, 2017

Stafford was raised in Dallas, played college football at the University of Georgia, and was drafted by the Lions first overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. But Stafford , who is still under 30 years old, has recorded some of his best years as a professional in recent seasons. Last year, Stafford threw for 4,327 yards, 24 touchdowns and 10 interceptions while also leading the Lions' to an awesome eight fourth quarter comebacks. (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain departure thanks to one man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain departure thanks to one man
- August 30, 2017

England worldwide Oxlade-Chamberlain turned down the chance to extend his contract at the Emirates Stadium last week, rejecting a deal which would have seen him earn around £180,000 a week. The attraction for Oxlade-Chamberlain of a move to Liverpool is that the club would play him in his natural position in the central or advanced role. (more...)
Lanka elect to bat in do-or-die game Lanka elect to bat in do-or-die game
- August 28, 2017

If the Men in Blue are able to clinch the series today, this will be their fourth ODI series in a row in Sri Lanka . The International Cricket Council (ICC) deemed Sri Lanka to be lagging three overs behind when their allotted time to bowl 50 overs was complete in the second ODI in Pallekele on Thursday. (more...)
From Sharapova to 'Fedal,' a look at key US Open topics
- August 28, 2017

Somehow, it's never a NY event in the making-even though two times they were one point away from meeting. In a U.S. Open missing a remarkable five of the top-11 ranked ATP players, two giants remain on the marquee, extending their ownership of 2017 into the year's final Grand Slam before the first ball has even been played. (more...)
Wood's 92nd-minute equaliser continues Spurs' Wembley misery Wood's 92nd-minute equaliser continues Spurs' Wembley misery
- August 28, 2017

Hard for us to play. If you remember the games that we played against Burnley at White Hart Lane, it was always very tough. Midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who missed the last game with a tight hamstring will be back in the lineup while Sandro Ramirez remains sidelined with a heel problem. (more...)
Bledisloe heartbreak for gallant Wallabies
- August 28, 2017

Captain Michael Hooper in the 11th minute and flyhalf Bernard Folau, in the 15th, added tries which stunned the All Blacks in Dunedin's indoor stadium. So too the All Blacks who let in four tries in the last 30 minutes, although by that time the game was as good as over as a contest. Australia were brilliant in attack and courageous on defence. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel signs Ferrari contract extension amid confusion about Mercedes talks Sebastian Vettel signs Ferrari contract extension amid confusion about Mercedes talks
- August 28, 2017

Following his return, the Britt was behind Vettel, Kimi, and Bottas who immediately changed the tires himself. Hamilton and Vettel had a couple of tight battles on-track, the most notable coming after the safety auto period when the Ferrari driver was able to get close down the Kemmel Straight, albeit unable to overtake. (more...)
Swansea : Manager keep De Boer in Palace purgatory Swansea : Manager keep De Boer in Palace purgatory
- August 27, 2017

Neither side are yet to score or win in the league this campaign, but Swansea won their Carabao Cup match 4-1 on Tuesday and Ayew wants them to build on that ahead of their trip to Selhurst Park. "In the first half we did not show any courage on the ball", De Boer said. The second half was barely three minutes old when the defender's casual manner allowed Kyle Naughton to steal possession away from him and deliver a pass into the path of Ayew, who, clean through, pushed the ball past the ... (more...)
What happens to Conor McGregor if he beats Floyd Mayweather? What happens to Conor McGregor if he beats Floyd Mayweather?
- August 27, 2017

If Mayweather wins, the customer would win $240,000. When a stadium full of impassioned fight fans screamed "Fuck the Mayweathers" at him, Floyd Mayweather belly-chuckled as he mentally counted the money that was rolling in. There have also been big Mayweather bets at the MGM Grand, including a $500,000 wager on Wednesday at the MGM Grand and a $ 1 million bet Thursday at William Hill. (more...)
Blake Bortles' demise is almost complete Blake Bortles' demise is almost complete
- August 27, 2017

Bortles started the first and second games of the preseason before Chad Henne started the third game. A former second-round draft pick by Miami in 2008, Henne has thrown 58 touchdowns and 63 interceptions . As the preseason wore on Bortles, he and Henne ended up in a competition for who would gain the starting position. I'm going to go back and look at things and see where we're at. (more...)