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New Zealand Rugby to investigate Aaron Smith claims New Zealand Rugby to investigate Aaron Smith claims
- August 18, 2017

ALL Blacks star Aaron Smith has been caught in a sex storm on the eve of the Bledisloe Cup on Saturday night. The suspension meant he missed the All Blacks warm up match last Friday against two provincial sides in New Zealand but he has slotted straight into his regular slot since arriving in Australia . (more...)
Messi has not signed his new contract yet - Barcelona vice-president, Mestre reveals
- August 18, 2017

Out of frustration, Ronaldo shoved the referee and has been banned for five games . This little interaction between Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi had soccer fans in stitches (or in fury, depending which side of the coin you're on). Messi has since agreed a deal in principle to extend his stay at the Nou Camp and Barca released a statement, announcing that he will pen his new contract when he returns from pre-season training. (more...)
Tiger Woods with US PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas Tiger Woods with US PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas
- August 18, 2017

While a first-ever major win can only add to Thomas' visibility, it may not be enough on its own to bring him to the sport's top echelon in terms of marketability, according to Jonathan Jensen, a sports marketing consultant and assistant professor of sports administration at the University of Noth Carolina at Chapel Hill. (more...)
Matt Cullen Likely To Retire After 17-18 Season With Wild Matt Cullen Likely To Retire After 17-18 Season With Wild
- August 18, 2017

Matt Cullen will play a 20th National Hockey League season and it will be with the Minnesota Wild. Cullen signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild worth $1 million with a possible $700,000 in bonuses. Cullen scored 13 goals and totalled 31 points during the regular season previous year, adding two more goals in the postseason. He also added nine-points in 25 playoff games for the Penguins. (more...)
Raiders CB Sean Smith charged with felony assault Raiders CB Sean Smith charged with felony assault
- August 18, 2017

Court documents said Smith inflicted "serious bodily injury". Smith previously played for the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs. According to L.A. Smith pleaded guilty in 2015 to a driving under the influence charge in Kansas City and was sentenced to two years of probation. Smith is scheduled to be arraigned on September 29 in the Pasadena branch of L.A. (more...)
Neet 2017: SC bars medical admissions in Tamil Nadu Neet 2017: SC bars medical admissions in Tamil Nadu
- August 18, 2017

The present petition had been filed by P.B. Prince Gajendra Babu of State Platform for Common School System-Tamil Nadu, a private body. We have asked Mr Shekhar Naphade, senior counsel appearing for the state of Tamil Nadu, and Mr Vikas Singh, senior counsel appearing for the Medical Council of India, to consider how a balanced situation can be thought of so that the students who have come from the state board and have not been equipped to appear in NEET examination and the students who have ... (more...)
Barcelona star wants Coutinho and Dembele at the Nou Camp Barcelona star wants Coutinho and Dembele at the Nou Camp
- August 18, 2017

But Dembele has seemingly attempted to force through a move, an approach that Nagelsmann has lambasted. He told Kicker: "I don't know why he (Segura) said that". "Ousmane is a good guy". "Everyone has to be clear that he must work for the team and fall in line". He could directly replace Neymar on the left flank in Barca's front three-alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez-but he would also offer manager Ernesto Valverde flexibility as he can play through the middle or on the right. (more...)
'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal 'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal
- August 18, 2017

Arsenal and Leicester got things going with a breathless seven-goal thriller at the Emirates. On his new contract, Ward said: "It's great and long may it continue". "We put in a great performance and we have to be very proud of what we did". Burnley will take on West Brom in their opening home match of the new season at Turf Moor on Saturday and Mee is hopeful the Clarets can maintain their 100 per cent start to the new campaign. (more...)
Everton's Europa League qualifier with Hajduk Split stopped by invading fans Everton's Europa League qualifier with Hajduk Split stopped by invading fans
- August 18, 2017

Thankfully stewards and police managed to bring the situation under control and play quickly resumed. Defender Keane netted his first goal for Everton , while fellow recent recruit Pickford excelled, and Koeman has been pleased with a back line that is yet to concede in four games this term. (more...)
Raiders' Marshawn Lynch talks, but doesn't clarify his anthem stance Raiders' Marshawn Lynch talks, but doesn't clarify his anthem stance
- August 18, 2017

Lynch: Yeah, cause on Doctor-24, you know, it's a designed way that you supposed to run it, but I have all freedom to go any and which way that I choose to run it, so I would say yeah. He seemed to appreciate the chance to play in front of his hometown fans. But even for the most vehement detractors, Lynch's strong connection to Oakland and significant work in its community complicate any attempt to demonize him. (more...)
NASCAR at Bristol: Vegas odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch NASCAR at Bristol: Vegas odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch
- August 18, 2017

Yet another weather delay Wednesday at Bristol Motor Speedway merely delayed the inevitable once again in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Making the regular season points race even more important is that the points leader will receive 15 additional championship points to start the playoff round. (more...)
Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch Bundle Heading To Walmart Stores Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch Bundle Heading To Walmart Stores
- August 18, 2017

Fans in the United States will finally be able to get their hands on neon pink and green Joy-Con controllers. Been thinking about buying a Nintendo Switch? "This exclusive Walmart bundle gives people who have been waiting to buy a Nintendo Switch a great value and incentive to get splatting", said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. (more...)
Koeman states his next transfer target, but Everton end interest in target Koeman states his next transfer target, but Everton end interest in target
- August 18, 2017

The post Everton Agree £45m Club Record Fee With Swansea For Gylfi Sigurdsson appeared first on 360Nobs.com . "Hopefully I will continue to create goals and score goals for the team and contribute to the kind of success we´re seeking at the club", he told evertontv . (more...)
Brownback announces first responder wireless network Brownback announces first responder wireless network
- August 18, 2017

This will be separate from its commercial network, ensuring dedicated capacity for first responders across the nationwide LTE network. The plan targets the same customers AT&T is after under FirstNet , the contract for the federally backed interoperable wireless network for first responders awarded at the end of March. (more...)
ESPN Analyst Claims Dwyane Wade Will Be Back in Miami After Buyout ESPN Analyst Claims Dwyane Wade Will Be Back in Miami After Buyout
- August 18, 2017

Once Wade is bought out and waived, he will become a free agent and have plenty of options to choose from. "That is Wade County and they would have been in the playoffs previous year had he been in Miami", Smith also said. Could he head back down to Miami? The Heat front office could have certainly handled their situation with Wade much better while he was a part of the organization, always failing to pay the man what he deserved after thirteen years of sacrifice and negotiation. (more...)
Britt extension another sign Seattle Seahawks determined to solve recent woes Britt extension another sign Seattle Seahawks determined to solve recent woes
- August 18, 2017

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN , the deal is worth $27 million over three years. It also includes $15 million in guarantees, Rapoport reported. "I'm really happy about the progress that we have been making and there is a chance something could happen", Carroll said. (more...)
Browns lobbying hard for future National Football League drafts with promotional video Browns lobbying hard for future National Football League drafts with promotional video
- August 18, 2017

Gordon petitioned for reinstatement two months ago and was denied on May 11. Gordon has been suspended for the majority of his career but saw a brief glimpse of playing time previous year when the league conditionally reinstated him to participate in training camp and preseason games. (more...)
Tampa Pro Sports Franchises Donate to Remove Confederate Statue Tampa Pro Sports Franchises Donate to Remove Confederate Statue
- August 18, 2017

The NHL's Lightning, NFL's Buccaneers and MLB's Rays all released identical statements Thursday, saying that in light of the race riots in Charlottesville, Va., "we must stand united and committed to diversity and inclusion ..." The county commissioners ruled on Wednesday that $140,000 in private funds needed to be raised to move the statue, setting a 30-day deadline for the payment to be made. (more...)
Barcelona forward Suarez out four weeks with right knee injury Barcelona forward Suarez out four weeks with right knee injury
- August 18, 2017

The 30-year-old last featured for his side in the Catalan club's 2-0 defeat at the hands of Real Madrid in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup. He will miss matches with Betis, Alaves, Espanyol and potentially Getafe. Mercurial defender Gerard Pique has also been confirmed with a groin strain and his availability for the match against Betis will depend on recovery. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reveals why Trent Alexander-Arnold took free-kick Jurgen Klopp reveals why Trent Alexander-Arnold took free-kick
- August 17, 2017

However, Liverpool have shown a strong desire to keep their star player at Anfield by rejecting Barcelona's second offer of around £90m. "No news from me because no-one told me anything different since we spoke last time about this". Victory in that game will ensure the reds progress to the lucrative group stage of the Champions League . "Daniel, yes I would say". 'We are discussing their deals but do not know when it will be done'. (more...)