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Roger Goodell close to signing five-year contract extension

Roger Goodell close to signing five-year contract extension He's now under contract until 2019. Though the deal is likely to get done, the committee of owners working out the contract still has issues to work out, according to ESPN . He worked in the New York Jets' public relations department in 1983 before returning to the National Football League front office in 1984. Goodell, 58, took over for Paul Tagliabue in 2006. [Full Article...]

LeBron James wins pair of National Basketball Players Association awards

LeBron James wins pair of National Basketball Players Association awards The Cavs will not be able to win if they can't rely on their role players to hit timely shots. The reason for Kyrie's new look is unknown, but according to him it'll only be for 22 days and that he'll soon share pictures of him in "prosthetics". [Full Article...]

Touring World XI to be announced within 72hrs

Touring World XI to be announced within 72hrs No Test nation has toured the country since the 2009 terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team bus. "They don't want the team to visit Pakistan, however, their board has taken a strong stand, and said we will visit Pakistan". The development follows a concerted effort by the International Cricket Council's "Pakistan Task Force" which was headed by Giles Clarke . Najam Sethi has announce... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Junior League World Series outfielder makes insane catch

Pennsylvania Junior League World Series outfielder makes insane catch Taiwan captured the LLB Junior League Baseball World Series title by defeating the American team Pennsylvania in convincing fashion with a 12-1 win in MI on Sunday, making it the fifth year in a row that Taiwan has won the world title. The JLWS features kids aged 13, 14, and 15, and rather than Williamsport, it takes place in Taylor, Michigan, a Detroit suburb. After securing five points in the ... [Full Article...]

Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center

Chargers lose to Saints at StubHub Center The Chargers deepest first-half penetration was to New Orleans' 36-yard- line one minute, 46 seconds before halftime when Andre Williams was tackled for a one-yard loss on fourth-and-one. The Chargers (0-2) were outgained 265 yards to 158, trailed 15-13 in first downs but led 32:10-27:50 in time of possession. Jones was the leading receiver with five catches for 47 yards. [Full Article...]

Predicted XI v Everton in the Premier League

Predicted XI v Everton in the Premier League Only Alan Shearer has scored more Premier League goals against them. Everton's manager Ronald Koeman after the victory over Stoke to open the season: "I'm happy with the points". Pep Guardiola's men got off to a solid start last weekend, beating Brighton 2-0 away with a new 3-3-2-2 formation. Last season Reid stood out for Bristol as he created a total of 23 chances whilst maintaining... [Full Article...]

Rathbones and Smith & Williamson in £56bn merger talks

Rathbones and Smith & Williamson in £56bn merger talks FTSE-250 listed Rathbone‎s has a market value of around £1.4bn, while a market source told Sky News a potential deal would attribute a valuation of close to £600m to S&W. Rathbones, which was formed 275 years ago, said a tie-up would bring "meaningful benefits" for stakeholders in both companies. Smith and Williamson is the eighth largest accountancy firm in the United Kingdom, and also has a ... [Full Article...]

Tropical wave to bring rain to South Florida starting tomorrow

Tropical wave to bring rain to South Florida starting tomorrow Short story: Formation chance through the next five days remains low at 20%. Rather, this system will be an efficient rainmaker, bringing pesky off and on showers and storms during the morning and afternoon hours for the second half of the week. [Full Article...]

They shouldn´t be there! - Neymar hits out at Barca board

They shouldn´t be there! - Neymar hits out at Barca board PSG pushed for a third goal but it looked like their momentum would be rocked by Marco Verratti's red card - a second yellow for a foul on Christopher Jullien - midway through the second half. But the biggest battle for Neymar was not even between the two clubs because by letting him go, FC Barcelona was, in the short term, gaining financially. [Full Article...]

Zidane: Unhappy with red, transfers…

And they came close to pulling a goal back in the 59th minute when Andone saw his glancing header cleared off the line by Ramos, who might have been lucky to still be on the pitch after only picking up a yellow card following an incident with Fabian Schar not long previously. [Full Article...]

Anquan Boldin Leaves Bills, Retires After 14-Year NFL Career

Anquan Boldin Leaves Bills, Retires After 14-Year NFL Career Boldin informed the Bills of his decision and then released a statement explaining why he was retiring. Boldin was named the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2015, so humanitarian causes and social issues are clearly a priority and a concern for him. [Full Article...]

Steelers beat Falcons, 17-13, in National Football League preseason Week 2

Steelers beat Falcons, 17-13, in National Football League preseason Week 2 Against the Falcons , his first-game jitters will be gone and Dobbs will show his true colors. "We just wanted to go out there and have fun and do what guys do, and that's play football, enjoy the game we love playing", Bryant said. Tevin Coleman got the start at running back for the Falcons with Devonta Freeman previously ruled out with a concussion. His starting status for the season l... [Full Article...]

Aaron Mooy's first Premier League goal for Huddersfield Town an absolute screamer

Aaron Mooy's first Premier League goal for Huddersfield Town an absolute screamer The Terriers held on, in their debut Premier League match at the John Smith's Stadium , to record their second consecutive win. "It's been a great start so far, but we can't get carried away", he said . Huddersfield's against-the-odds promotion last season was chiselled on their relentless energy and high-pressing game. Up to that point, the meeting of two teams promoted just a few months... [Full Article...]

Boxing Analyst Gives Conor McGregor "Zero Percent" Chance Of Upset

Boxing Analyst Gives Conor McGregor I am not like any other boxer. "Claressa and I trained together and there's no one better for you to train but an Olympic medalist. But I would definitely box if I have an opportunity like McGregor ". "It's different when you train with someone that knows boxing". "And you can see the quotes from the likes of Freddie Roach (who trained both De La Hoya and Pacquiao before they fought Mayweather)... [Full Article...]

NBA Confirms Lakers Tampering Investigation

NBA Confirms Lakers Tampering Investigation However, the Lakers did confirm that they are "cooperating fully with the NBA". There has been speculation for some time that George has wanted to join the Lakers . The NBA has set a precedent that players can not tamper with other players. Back in April, Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson went on Jimmy Kimmel and actually discussed tampering. [Full Article...]

Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting

Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting Kinsler was quoted the next day saying Hernandez is "changing the game" and "needs to find another job". Kinsler was fined for his comments, but did not receive a suspension. Fans watching Major League Baseball games on Saturday may have noticed something unusual. Some umpires wore dark wristbands, but it was unclear if those were part of the protest. [Full Article...]

Tom Savage solidifies starting job, leads Houston Texans over New England Patriots

Tom Savage solidifies starting job, leads Houston Texans over New England Patriots A pair of rookie linebackers led the defense Dylan Cole had a team-best 10 tackles and Zach Cunningham finished with seven tackles for the second-straight game . He played well and had a few good completions but he also had some mistakes. It's always been a main feature of Josh McDaniels' offense to utilize the team's running backs as much as possible. [Full Article...]

Barcelona v Real Betis Preview

Barcelona v Real Betis Preview Ernesto Valverde refused to discuss potential Barcelona signings as he instead praised the players who stepped up to deliver three points against Real Betis at Camp Nou. "Dismayed at the news coming from Barcelona ", Ronaldo said on Twitter. In addition, all the FC Barcelona players in the teams across the various sports and age divisions will wear a black armband in all the games taki... [Full Article...]

Crawford knocks out Indongo in third round

Crawford knocks out Indongo in third round The 29-year-old Crawford added the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association 140-pound titles to his World Boxing Council and World Boxing Organization belts, joining Bernard Hopkins and Jermain Taylor as the only four belt champions in modern boxing history. [Full Article...]

Okazaki opener leads Leicester to easy win over Brighton

Okazaki opener leads Leicester to easy win over Brighton Vardy hobbled off the pitch in stoppage time and was substituted following a challenge with Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan, with the Foxes cruising towards their first three points of the season. "I love the Nigerian players because they are good guys". Vardy scored twice in Leicester's opening game of the season, a 4-3 defeat at Arsenal . [Full Article...]


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