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Nationals Acquire All-Star Brandon Kintzler At Deadline
- August 01, 2017

Kintzler was 28 of 32 in save opportunities this season. A 2017 American League All-Star, Kintzler is just the second Twins pitcher since 2010 to convert 23 or more saves before the All-Star break. Kintzler is in the midst of a breakout season. Watson was originally selected by the Nationals in the 34th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Perry High School in Gilbert, AZ. (more...)
Australia: most int'l students experience barriers in reporting sexual abuse Australia: most int'l students experience barriers in reporting sexual abuse
- August 01, 2017

Alcohol, outdated attitudes towards women, easy access to bedrooms in residential colleges, and abuses of power by older students and staff were all highlighted in the report as contributing to the problem of assault and harassment. The national figures showed 26 per cent of students reported being sexually harassed at university previous year, including on public transport travelling to and from university. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are targeting Premier League title this season Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are targeting Premier League title this season
- August 01, 2017

Jurgen Klopp has made a name for himself with his distinct style of counter-pressing play that he instills in all his teams, and Liverpool are no different. Bayern are set to face the Reds in a pre-season friendly at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday evening with the winners facing either Atletico Madrid or Napoli in Wednesday's Audi Cup final. (more...)
Sharapova to face Tsurenko at Stanford Sharapova to face Tsurenko at Stanford
- August 01, 2017

STANFORD , Calif. - Maria Sharapova has gotten a mixed reception from fellow pros during her return from a 15-month suspension for taking a banned substance. "The welcome has been incredible and finally playing so close to home was really special". "I had a bit of a letdown but that's the way it is", Sharapova said of her loss of the second set. (more...)
Bayern confirm Chelsea interest in Sanches Bayern confirm Chelsea interest in Sanches
- August 01, 2017

There was initially talk in the media of a permanent sale but Bayern have suggested they would prefer to keep hold of the talented youngster so a loan move is now on the cards. Victor of the 2016 Golden Boy award and voted Best Young Player at Euro 2016, Sanches needs to kick-start his career following a miserable season with Bayern which resulted in him losing his place in the national senior squad and dropping down to the Under 21s. (more...)
Liverpool have sights set on title, says Klopp
- August 01, 2017

Carlo Ancelotti expects the intensity of the Champions League to step up this season with increased competition from some of the big English clubs. "Yes, we will be playing for the championship", The Mirror quotes Klopp as saying. However, Birmingham City boss Redknapp feels that it's unlikely the Reds will be genuine title contenders next season, although he has been very impressed with Klopp's work at Anfield. (more...)
White Sox star rookie Yoan Moncada carted off after nasty collision White Sox star rookie Yoan Moncada carted off after nasty collision
- August 01, 2017

Both players were removed from the game immediately after assistance from both the White Sox and Blue Jays medical staffs. After some time, it was determined both players would need to leave the game. Given the hard shot to the head, he'll surely be in concussion protocol and we can expect a trip to the seven-day concussion disabled list. The transition to the majors has proven to be a struggle, as Moncada hit 4-for-36 with a double, triple and home run. (more...)
Kenya's Kipruto shakes off ankle injury, eyes London World Championships Kenya's Kipruto shakes off ankle injury, eyes London World Championships
- August 01, 2017

The Russian Anti-doping Agency (RUSADA), which Andersen claimed used to carry out 19,000 tests a year - a figure now down to a couple of thousand - is also "still not code compliant [with WADA].it needs to be reinstated". It was hailed at the time by London 2012 chairman Lord Coe as the standout performance of the Games. "I have fond memories of the podium in 2012 and I am looking forward to creating some more next month". (more...)
Neymar in Shanghai as PSG deal looms Neymar in Shanghai as PSG deal looms
- August 01, 2017

Tottenham have been heavily linked with bringing in an extra option in attacking midfield, with consistent links to Ross Barkley failing to go away. The remainder of his campaign in a Reds shirt was interrupted by injury and the Africa Cup of Nations but Mane remained one of the stand-out players on Merseyside following his move from Southampton . (more...)
Jones banned after abusing doping official Jones banned after abusing doping official
- August 01, 2017

Jones is reported to have used "insulting" and "abusive" language as he refused a test, with Blind also failing to comply. The Dutch defender will pay a €5,000 fine. This is permitted in other competitions but was not the case in this instance. They have three days to appeal but they haven't indicated whether they intend to or not. (more...)
Court Document: Pete Rose Accused of Statutory Rape in 1970s Court Document: Pete Rose Accused of Statutory Rape in 1970s
- August 01, 2017

The woman, identified as Jane Doe in Monday's filing, said Rose called her in 1973, when she was 14 or 15, and they began a sexual relationship in Cincinnati that lasted several years. Rose accepted a lifetime ban, and the Hall of Fame decided in 1992 that anyone on the permanently ineligible list could not appear on a Hall ballot. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho rules out Fellaini departure Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho rules out Fellaini departure
- August 01, 2017

The Chelsea midfielder is at the verge of signing for Manchester United and he too is another player whom Mourinho likes very much as they had previously worked together. The Belgian but in another solid display in midfield, and is one of Mourinho's most trusted players for the big occasions. Instead, Mourinho in his post-match press conference shut down all the rumours linking the big man to Galatasaray . (more...)
Astros get Liriano from Blue Jays to bolster rotation Astros get Liriano from Blue Jays to bolster rotation
- August 01, 2017

Liriano, 33, was 6-5 in 18 starts for the Blue Jays in 2017 with a 5.88 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 82.2 innings of work. Presuming Houston does go that route, it's worth noting Liriano has held lefties to a.230/.254/.361 line this season. (more...)
Red Sox Send Three Prospects To Mets For Addison Reed Red Sox Send Three Prospects To Mets For Addison Reed
- August 01, 2017

Ken Rosenthal , reporter for Major League Baseball on Fox, reported the trade will be finalized after the 28-year-old Reed passes a physical. At the time, the acquisition had been somewhat of an afterthought. In 48 games, Reed has a 2.57 ERA with 19 saves in 21 chances. Over the weekend the New York Mets acquired Marlins closer A.J. Ramos, whom they see as a fit in their bullpen next season, meaning a trade involving Addison Reed was certainly inevitable. (more...)
Steph Curry Does #LeBronChallenge at Harrison Barnes Wedding, Kyrie Irving Hyped Steph Curry Does #LeBronChallenge at Harrison Barnes Wedding, Kyrie Irving Hyped
- July 31, 2017

However, Curry is now taking LeBron to task about another aspect of his career. Not missing a beat, Curry began to mimic LeBron by copying the same ridiculous dance moves and facial expressions used in LeBron's video, all while Irving watched and laughed nearby. (more...)
Darvish could land with Yankees or Dodgers Darvish could land with Yankees or Dodgers
- July 31, 2017

EDT. The 2017 non-waiver trade deadline is 4pm ET on Monday ( tracker, updates ), and according to one report , the Texas Rangers are confident they will be able to move staff ace Yu Darvish by the end of the day. Sources tell MLB Network's Jon Morosi that the Indians and Rangers have indeed spoken on the right-hander. The Los Angeles Dodgers are also interested and reportedly are in a bidding war with the Cubs for the Tigers' lefty. (more...)
Crowd gathering for Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Crowd gathering for Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
- July 31, 2017

The amount has been collected thanks to the former players Expos 'Bill Lee, Wallace Johnson and Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd, who signed autographs at a booth located near the Doubleday Field. Schuerholz, who played second base at Towson University and became a junior high school teacher in the Baltimore suburbs in the mid-1960s, always wanted to be a major leaguer and couldn't get baseball off his mind. (more...)
Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti gauging public reaction on Colin Kaepernick Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti gauging public reaction on Colin Kaepernick
- July 31, 2017

In a Sunday interview with reporters, Goodell said Kaepernick not being signed the year following his protests is the result of " football decisions" made by individual teams. I do not want him to get another shot [to be a starter] here, but yes, he can come here and have some fun. "I'm starting to feel more comfortable with them and we're getting more cohesive as a unit", Mallett said. (more...)
Rory McIlroy splits with long-term caddie JPFitzgerald Rory McIlroy splits with long-term caddie JPFitzgerald
- July 31, 2017

Rory McIlroy has axed caddie JP Fitzgerald just 11 days after praising him for turning around his fortunes at The Open , it was reported today. McIlroy wound up finishing tied for fourth. 4 said that he will confirm the situation when he speaks to the media on the eve of the event this week at Firestone Country Club. McIlroy is now winless in 2017 and has been battling persistent rib and back injuries that have left his form inconsistent at best. (more...)
Gallinari Breaks Bone In Hand After Punching Opponent Gallinari Breaks Bone In Hand After Punching Opponent
- July 31, 2017

Gallinari reportedly had to go to the hospital to get his hand examined, but the severity of his injury is not yet known. Danilo Gallinari will miss the 2017 EuroBasket tournament for one of the dumbest reasons: He punched an opponent in the face and broke his hand. (more...)