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by | August 31, 2017 | 16:07

Lester checked out after tossing a 50-pitch bullpen session Wednesday, so he'll bypass a rehab assignment and make his next start for the Cubs over the weekend. He wants to do well. "(It was) some of the best movement I've seen all year". Maddon said the staff has "drilled down" on what could be behind command and pitch-selection issues in some of those rough starts - which would seem to make Wednesday's ninth start with the club an important one for Quintana.

by | August 31, 2017 | 15:10

Barcelona have been in hot pursuit of the player for the entire summer , with the club monitoring his progress for a long time. "If it closed in July, Coutinho would have continued playing and it would have been gone". The Brazilian playmaker's situation has been a relentless source of speculation in recent weeks after he emerged as a prime target for Barcelona following the sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

by | August 31, 2017 | 14:15

Gomes only tallied 17 appearances for the Catalans last season and does not appear to be in Ernesto Valverde's plans for the new campaign. Thus, a move away from Camp Nou is on the cards for the Portugal global. Spurs have a host of options in the centre of their midfield including Mousa Dembele, Harry Winks, Victor Wanyama and Eric Dier. Gomes is very comfortable in possession and his best years so far have come during earlier spells with Benfica and Valencia.

by | August 31, 2017 | 12:09

AS report that Chelsea and Arsenal have submitted offers to Mahrez but Barcelona have "accelerated" their interest ahead of their transfer deadline on Friday. Mahrez, English soccer's player of the year in the 2015-16 season, has played in Leicester's first three games of the Premier League. Arsenal are not interested in signing Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez on deadline day despite previous interest in the Algerian, who is being linked with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.

by | August 31, 2017 | 11:07

Additionally, in a press conference following the original completion of the deal, Celtics' general manager Danny Ainge claimed that the injury did play "some" role in influencing the Celtics to deal away Thomas, who had been a major player in Boston's push towards the top of the Eastern Conference in the past two seasons.

by | August 31, 2017 | 10:20

West Indies did recover well from thrashing received at the hands of England side as the visitors pace attack in Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel dismissed England for 258 runs in the first innings. We didn't see that the ball was moving around and we maybe could have played that slightly differently. So when he came out here and scored the first one I told him to remember it and he came out and scored his second one so a lot of credit must go to him.

by | August 31, 2017 | 08:39

But while the Swedish striker has been busy talking up his return on social media, Mourinho does not expect to be able to call upon him until next year. "It was always mine and the club's intention for me to stay", Ibrahimovic said. He had success at Man United, goodbye. "I didn't have a day off since the injury because I wanted to keep playing on the top level".

by | August 31, 2017 | 08:21

Cornyn and Cruz were among 36 senators who voted against the final bill in early 2013. "Despite my Texas colleagues' refusal to support aid in South Jersey's time of need, I will support emergency disaster $$ for those impacted", Rep.

by | August 31, 2017 | 08:10

Since moving to Ferrari , he has had two podium finishes, but no win. After the Safety Car restart I was on the soft tires, but the guys who overtook me were on the ultra-softs. The combination of the Mercedes' power modes and Lewis' braking kept the Briton in front, but a strong weekend from Seb, though. "Following that, there are going to be some real hard races coming up and I don't know whether we are going to be able to keep the Ferrari behind".

by | August 31, 2017 | 07:41

Only people in flood-risk areas who carry mortgages are required to buy insurance. Federal Emergency Management Agency data shows that from 1978 through 2015, 3.8 percent of flood insurance policyholders have filed repetitively for losses that account for a disproportionate 35.5 percent of flood loss claims and 30.5 percent of claim payments, Starbuck says.

by | August 31, 2017 | 07:27

According to ESPNFC , Manchester City will offer Raheem Sterling and cash to get Chilean global Alexis Sanchez , who hasn't looked very happy at the club in quite a while. Sanchez played his first game of the season in Sunday's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool and was substituted in the 62nd minute. Sanchez has been Manchester City's top target all summer but Arsene Wenger has continued to maintain they won't be allowing the Chilean to leave, despite his contract expiring at the end of next ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 07:15

The win makes it three from three in the Premier League for a United side already looking like the early title favourites and Mourinho was impressed. "I was the first to tell my board not to feel any kind of pressure from me in that respect". United heads into the worldwide break with a spotless 3-0 record.

by | August 31, 2017 | 06:34

No, he admitted, he did not get the ideal start-"I always knew I was going to come in feeling rusty or not great". Five-time US Open victor Federer and twice champion Nadal have clashed 37 times over the years, with the Spaniard leading 23-14 in their head-to-head meetings.

by | August 31, 2017 | 06:21

He's still in a learning age but for years and years and years he was injury-prone". "He has a problem now". 1 - Kasper Schmeichel (1) has now saved more Premier League penalties at Old Trafford than Peter Schmeichel (0). Manchester City is a work in progress, but it sure looks like a two-horse race right now between the Citizens and Manchester United at the top of the league.

by | August 31, 2017 | 06:18

There will however be football to see at Old Trafford next weekend, with the return of the United Legends. Speaking at his post match news conference, Mourinho said: "Is Vardy a very unsafe player?" Mindful in possession, patient in defence, and relentless in attack, United's three wins see them claim the top spot in the Premier League before the worldwide break with 10 goals scored and none conceded.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:38

Five days after slamming into Texas as a major hurricane, Harvey made a second landfall on Wednesday , hitting Louisiana, a state which still bears deep scars from 2005's Hurricane Katrina . U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee, a Houston Democrat, and U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, a Republican, were at Turner's news conference, and the mayor needled both to push for aid in Congress, which would have to approve funding.

by | August 31, 2017 | 05:38

Port Arthur, a city of about 55,000, was in exceptional danger because water from Beaumont is expected to flow towards it, CNN reported. New Orleans was put under a tornado and flash flood watch until tomorrow. One Indian student has died after he almost drowned in a swollen lake in Texas. In a Twitter message, they told nearby residents, " Get out now! ".

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:53

The England worldwide is expected to undergo a medical at St George's Park ahead of finalising a five-year deal with the Reds . The Telegraph report that Oxlade-Chamberlain is set to undergo a medical on Wednesday evening after the Gunners accepted a £35 million fee for the versatile 24-year-old.

by | August 31, 2017 | 04:42

What a way to introduce the 2017 FedExCup last week at the Northern Trust. But the timely and apparently smooth birth has allowed the Australian the luxury of a quick trip to the United States to continue his quest in the last three tournaments of a season that has been flat for him.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:45

A group of liberal activists who have pressured the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low are calling on Gary Cohn , head of Donald Trump's National Economic Council and a potential candidate to replace Janet Yellen as Fed chair, to resign.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:39

Federer said: "It was a good one". It was Federer's first match in NY since 2015, after he missed last year's US Open because of his knee injury. However, the 19-time Grand Slam victor roared back to grab the second and third sets 6-2, 6-1 respectively.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:23

Federer came out flat, failing to hold serve in the opening game of the match and dropping the first set to Tiafoe 6-4. Federer , who won the last of his five US Open titles nine years ago, said: "Frances has done well this year". Federer started slowly to drop the first set in the first round of a Grand Slam since 2003 and then hiccuped near the finishing line too to waste a match and have his serve broken.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:03

Maria Sharapova found herself with more to lose in her US Open second round and flirted with an early exit before surviving into the last 32. Babos defeated Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland in a marathon 7-5 5-7 7-5 first round match of her own behind her commanding serve and potent groundstrokes.

by | August 31, 2017 | 03:01

Against Millman, Kyrgios' shoulder was massaged by a trainer during changeovers in the third set. "You can't give me a code, " Kyrgios told the umpire. "I didn't swear. You can't give me a code for something I didn't say". Kyrgios pleaded that he hadn't said anything improper, but Ramos said a linesperson had reported him.

by | August 31, 2017 | 02:11

Women's world number one Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic will get things going on Arthur Ashe against Poland's Magda Linette before defending champion Angelique Kerber takes on talented Japanese Naomi Osaka. There is always a constant hum at the US Open with fans talking and moving around, which becomes magnified by the roof. By the start of the third set, Federer was playing much more like his 2017 self but, just when it seemed he was about to coast to victory, Tiafoe roared ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:53

Federer said Tiafoe could go on to have a big career. "I think I was also being a bit cautious with my movement". Honestly, if I had felt going into this tournament that my back was going to get worse every match, I probably wouldn't have played.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:50

Federer's possible semifinal foe and chief rival for the title, No. 1 Rafael Nadal, overcame a first-set hiccup of his own before overpowering Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2. I always knew I was going to come in feeling rusty or not great. Thankfully I played him in Miami this year so I have a little bit of an idea of how he plays , and his patterns and what he prefers to do and whatnot.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:52

A five-game suspension would have meant that Burfict would have not been eligible to return until late October, due to the timing of Cincinnati's bye week. The NFL has been cracking down on such hits as part of its emphasis on player safety. "When players violate the rules meant to protect player safety on a repeated basis, and particularly when the violations carry with them a significant risk of injury to an opposing player...you must be held accountable for this continuing unacceptable ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:43

Rumors of a summer loan followed, with Sanches linked heavily with A.C. Milan but also Premier League sides during the window. He was the youngest Portuguese to play an worldwide tournament. There has been no confirmation from the two clubs about the deal yet, but with the transfer deadline looming large, reports are growing stronger that Sanches is South Wales-bound.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:22

The Spain worldwide has made no secret of his desire to rejoin Atletico Madrid, although Diego Simeone's side are now serving a transfer ban and can not sign any new players until January. course, are still under a transfer embargo which only finishes at the end of the year. Everton , Besiktas , Monaco and Las Palmas are among those to have enquired about a short-term move.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:14

Not for the first time, Arsenal fans will wonder what might have been. Wenger was said to be "furious" at the sorry nature of his side's complete and utter capitulation. The craven manner of Arsenal's capitulation at Anfield, coming just a week after a disappointing defeat at Stoke, laid bare all the flaws that Wenger has been unable to fix in recent years.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:03

Consequently, Coach Gernot Rohr , it has been gathered, has chosen Ezenwa to be in goal on Friday while Dele Alampasu will deputise him. "He did well with the CHAN team and he will do well (vs Cameroon), we will protect him and give him confidence".

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:58

Massimino is best known for leading Villanova to the 1985 national championship as a No. 8 seed. He died at his home in Florida, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. "Coach was all about family". "Coach Mass was a giant of basketball because he loved the game and was an easy guy to love". Massimino made his players believe they were better than they really were throughout their run, inspiring them to topple the likes of Michigan, North Carolina and Memphis State en route to a title game clash ...

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:41

It's just that the characteristic of the players is different now than it used to be before. While Arsenal's attacking football is enjoyable to watch, former captain Vieira - now head coach of MLS side New York City - believes Wenger needs to implement more discipline.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:08

Battle, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft by the Rams, has yet to play in an National Football League regular-season game. Erving, who played tackle at Florida State, could be an intriguing backup swing tackle for the Chiefs, who have auditioned different players there throughout camp, including Isaiah Battle and Jah Reid.