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Sports NFL Preseason Predictions: Will Bucs cover as favorite vs. Browns? 8/26/17
Author: 0 NFL Preseason Predictions: Will Bucs cover as favorite vs. Browns? 8/26/17

The Buccaneers are about to play host their third game of the 2017 National Football League preseason to the Ray Jay stadium when the Cleveland Browns travel to the Tampa Bay. While we're not too sure what the severity of McCoy's injury is, it could very well have wide-ranging ramifications on the Buccaneers to start the season.

Sports The four players who could leave Arsenal before the transfer window closes
Author: 0 The four players who could leave Arsenal before the transfer window closes

We've invested time and money and confidence on players like Ox and they have a responsibility. Personally I want him to commit to the club and to be one of the carrier of the values of our team. Oxlade-Chamberlain's desire to leave is understandable, considering that there are clubs interested in him who arguably have better chances of winning major silverware that are interested.

Author: 0 Maria Sharapova is back, whether her critics like it or not

Maria Sharapova , 30, didn't join the parade of tennis stars who marched into the press room at Arthur Ashe Stadium , an annual ritual before every U.S. Sharapova has won all six of her matches against the Romanian Halep, who was runner-up at Roland Garros early this year. "You have to work for it, you know, a little bit to go and play your tournaments and not ( get ) help that much sometimes", Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza said.

Sports Vettel enjoyed 'close, intense' Hamilton battle
Author: 0 Vettel enjoyed 'close, intense' Hamilton battle

It is a very special feat that he achieved and I feel very proud to be up there with him". Hamilton , 32, clinched pole with a lap record time of 1min 42.5secs around the challenging twisty and hilly 4.3m circuit, the longest in F1. The very same venue also marked Hamilton's first visit to a grand prix as an 11-year-old boy, already making waves on the karting scene. "It was really intense".

Author: 0 Ref decisions baffle Cheika as All Blacks sneak home

Well, the Wallabies dared to dream. There were five tries apiece with the telling difference being Barrett successfully converting all five for the All Blacks while Bernard Foley landed only two for Australia . Soon after though, they were sprung, as Aaron Smith snuck through from the base of a scrum to bridge the gap to three points at the half. Midway through the half the hit-back finally came when Rieko Ioane sliced through from a clever inside ball from Aaron Smith.

Sports How Jose Mourinho has fixed Most of Manchester United's Problems
Author: 0 How Jose Mourinho has fixed Most of Manchester United's Problems

After the break, Lukaku had a penalty kept out by the impressive Schmeichel, who achieved a feat his father Peter never managed at Old Trafford in saving a Premier League spot-kick. The remainder of the third round ties will be played over the week commencing September 18. Cut inside often looking for the final ball and though he did not score , his dribbling and movement were key in breaking down Leicester's resistance.

Sports Injured Murray pulls out of US Open
Author: 0 Injured Murray pulls out of US Open

The 30-year-old Scotsman has not played since a five-set Wimbledon quarter-final loss to American Sam Querrey last month. It will be the first Grand Slam that he has missed since the 2013 French Open . He might have to do what Federer did last year after Wimbledon and take the rest of the year off, but he's not looking forward to doing that. 2 seed here, struggled mightily at Wimbledon in July and hasn't played since.

Sports England v West Indies: second Test, day two
Author: 0 England v West Indies: second Test, day two

Root's knock was a historic one as he had now scored at least 50 or more in one innings in 12 consecutive Test matches . Mark Stoneman, Tom Westley and Dawid Malan all failed their latest auditions, contributing 30 between them against opponents who were considered impossibly easy pickings after their meltdown in Birmingham.

Author: 0 Detroit Tigers' Cabrera out 7 games, Yankees' Sanchez out 4 after brawl

Ausmus said he thought that because the brawl began with Cabrera it would be lengthy, but he was surprised that Sanchez was given just four games, considering the video that has been seen by so many. Wilson and Ausmus were ejected in the eighth inning after Wilson hit Todd Frazier around the thigh with a pitch, prompting the benches to clear for a third time.

Sports Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe
Author: 0 Manchester City drop Sergio Aguero, Bournemouth start Jermain Defoe

Gabriel Jesus , chosen to lead the line for City ahead of Sergio Aguero , showed the presence of mind to get the game started by passing the ball to David Silva . City has been regularly touted as a future destination for Messi since Guardiola's former Barca colleague Txiki Begiristain was appointed as director of football at the Etihad Stadium in 2012.

Sports Jordan Ayew nets first league goal of the season in Swansea win
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew nets first league goal of the season in Swansea win

Goals either side of half time from Tammy Abraham and Jordan Ayew were enough to see the Swans secure that maiden league success of 2017/18 - a result that never appeared to be in doubt as they held on easily. The Eagles had grown into the game after a poor start with James McArthur directing a 18th-minute free header wide following Luka Milivojevic's right-wing cross.

Sports Mayweather, McGregor easily make weight for big fight
Author: 0 Mayweather, McGregor easily make weight for big fight

It seems "The Notorious" is set to enter the ring heavier still. Both men ripped off their clothes and went down to their briefs before stepping on the scale. In boxing, the money flows much more freely if you're one of the dozen or so fighters that can move the needle. I'm in peak physical condition. "I cook, clean, pack his gym bag, all that kind of stuff", Devlin told ESPN .

Sports Davinson Sanchez Excited At Tottenham Hotspur's Potential
Author: 0 Davinson Sanchez Excited At Tottenham Hotspur's Potential

He has reportedly sat down with Spurs coach Mauricio Pochettino after his outburst in a newspaper interview questioning the club's wage structure and transfer activity. "He is so aggressive, so fast, and he loves to play with risk at his back", added Pochettino, referring to Sanchez's ability to play in a high defensive line.

Sports Du Plessis to captain World XI against Pakistan in Independence Cup
Author: 0 Du Plessis to captain World XI against Pakistan in Independence Cup

Pacer Wahab Riaz might also not be a part of the Pakistan squad which will play against the World XI team, media reports said. "In my career, I have featured in some very exciting matches against Pakistan but playing Pakistan in front of its passionate supporters will be a unique experience, which I can not wait to experience".

Sports Conte: Chelsea working hard to sign new players
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea working hard to sign new players

Blues' manager Antonio Conte has revealed that he is in the squad for the game against Everton . I was a coach in the Italy national team and I respect the decision of their coach. "Hazard is an important player for us and if someones thinks to accelerate the process I think it's not the right way". "For sure, the club is trying to strengthen our squad, our team, they are working very hard to do this".

Sports MLB Game Turns Into an All-Out Brawl Between Yankees and Tigers
Author: 0 MLB Game Turns Into an All-Out Brawl Between Yankees and Tigers

Regardless, the events that spurred from there will likely result in multiple suspensions, starting with Cabrera for shoving and throwing a punch at Yanks catcher Austin Romine and Sanchez for running out from the dugout to get in some punches at Cabrera on the ground.

Sports Ronaldo named UEFA player of the year for third time
Author: 0 Ronaldo named UEFA player of the year for third time

The Portugal global scored twice in last season's Champions League final against Juventus to help Madrid claim their twelfth title, while he also passed the 100 goals mark in the competition. The winners of all awards of the evening were voted for by club coaches and selected European football journalists. The Portugal star was also named as the forward of the season, with the awards being given out at the Champions League draw in Monaco .

Author: 0 Cavs swop Irving for Celtics' Thomas in blockbuster trade

For Irving, the Cavaliers got a package of players who arguably make them a better team for 2017/18 and an extremely valuable long-term asset. "It shows the Warriors believe in me and other teams want me to be a part of their success, so I appreciate it".

Sports Maguire, Chalobah win first England call-ups
Author: 0 Maguire, Chalobah win first England call-ups

Leicester defender Maguire and Watford midfielder Chalobah have received their first call-up to senior global football after making impressive starts to the season. "I called him, but he said he had been thinking long and hard about his decision and he announced his worldwide retirement", said Southgate. "He is a defender who is very comfortable with the ball".

Sports Chad Henne, Blake Bortles split snaps evenly on Sunday
Author: 0 Chad Henne, Blake Bortles split snaps evenly on Sunday

With the QB competition being "opened up", many believe that means Chad Henne has a chance to be the starter. That is a good thing for the Jaguars' skill players based on what we have seen so far this preseason. "I'd say there's more work with the quarterbacks in meetings than before". - Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone ruled out cornerback A.J. Bouye, tight end Mychal Rivera , wide receiver Marqise Lee and running backs Leonard Fournette and T.J.

Sports How much Le'Veon Bell coming back means to the Pittsburgh Steelers
Author: 0 How much Le'Veon Bell coming back means to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Bell tweeted a simple response: "9-1-17" with a wink emoji. September 1 is one day after the Steelers' preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns . Bell, who has yet to put the pen to paper on his $12.1 million tender, has missed almost a month of team activities, including two preseason games.

Sports Rafa Benitez responds to Newcastle negativity talk
Author: 0 Rafa Benitez responds to Newcastle negativity talk

RAFAEL BENITEZ has insisted he will be a happy man once Newcastle start winning. Former Stoke City striker Joselu became Newcastle's sixth signing of the summer last week, but Benitez wants to add another striker, a creative midfielder, a senior goalkeeper as well as a defender to his squad.

Sports National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete
Author: 0 National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete

He was named most athletic in a landslide, earning 43.6 percent of the vote. Dennis Smith Jr. was already getting major hype from the media and the fans heading into his rookie season, but now he's getting praised by his peers. Rick Carlisle seems to be very happy about the selection his team made on draft night. Each was asked seven questions about their draft class. Ball will also have a large role as a rookie, as he will be the starting point guard for the Lakers.

Sports West Indies coach hits back at Curtly Ambrose for Edgbaston slating
Author: 0 West Indies coach hits back at Curtly Ambrose for Edgbaston slating

Boycott wrote: "Speaking at an informal gathering I was asked a question and I realise my answer was unacceptable". "It was odd really because Phil Simmons never indicated that I wasn't doing a good job", the 53-year-old said. As reported by MailOnline, he said: 'People like me played 100 Test matches to get one, and [scored] 8,000 [runs]. The court found that Boycott beat his girlfriend at the time Margaret Moore, but he has always denied this.

Sports Giants' WR Beckham suffers ankle sprain in preseason game
Author: 0 Giants' WR Beckham suffers ankle sprain in preseason game

The Giants said the 24-year-old suffered only an ankle sprain but would be evaluated further. The ESPN broadcast provided updates not long after the injury that suggest good news. Big-name veterans generally participate in few of the contests, and those that do play limited snaps. Those are the guys that are going to compete like it's the regular season or even the postseason.

Sports Indians win after Red Sox error in 9th
Author: 0 Indians win after Red Sox error in 9th

With the game tied at zero in the top of the 2nd inning, New York's Didi Gregorius doubled to right field. Fernando Rodney gave up a leadoff homer to Michael Conforto before getting three outs for his 28th save in 33 tries. Wade Miley (7-10) held the A's to two runs, five hits and four walks over six-plus innings to pick up his first win at Camden Yards since June 17. Reed threw just 12 pitches in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Yankees, but Farrell was likely more anxious about the 30 pitches ...

Sports Patriots Confirm Team Owner Gave Donald Trump Super Bowl Ring
Author: 0 Patriots Confirm Team Owner Gave Donald Trump Super Bowl Ring

It is a tradition for a championship sports team to present the President of the United States with a ceremonial jersey and some other trinkets when visiting the White House. James said Kraft, who was one of at least seven National Football League team owners who gave $1m each to Trump's inaugural committee, said this one was the best of the five, with the most time spent with the president and the most expansive tour of the executive mansion.

Sports Australia's Test warm-up game called off
Author: 0 Australia's Test warm-up game called off

Australia visited India from February to March for four Test matches and despite a 2-1 loss in the series Smith's men were praised for putting up a good performance. Australia decided against a warm-up match during their last tour of Bangladesh and were caught off guard by the hosts, a lesser team then than now, and narrowly scraped a win.

Sports Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win
Author: 0 Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win

Spaniard Muguruza, who had failed to capture a title for more than a year following her triumph at last year's French Open , was now celebrating winning two trophies in as many months as she backed up her Wimbledon victory with her glorious run in Cincinnati .

Sports BMW M5 Unveiled With 600 PS, AWD and RWD
Author: 0 BMW M5 Unveiled With 600 PS, AWD and RWD

For example, newly developed turbochargers, ultra-efficient indirect charge air cooling and increased fuel injection pressure together help to raise output and, above all, torque. We also noticed the new alloys and even the mirror caps are different. The automaker announced that the 2018 BMW M5 will arrive in the US next year-sometime after February, but before June-to patient hands willing to likely pay more than six figures for the privilege.

Sports Samir Nasri leaves Manchester City to join Antalyaspor
Author: 0 Samir Nasri leaves Manchester City to join Antalyaspor

Per the source, the France global is set to sign a two-year-deal worth €8 million. City are not expected to receive even half of their original asking price in the deal. A club spokesman said: " Everybody at the club wishes Samir good luck in the next chapter of his career and would like to thank him for some fantastic memories ".

Sports Nimes Railway Station in Southern France Returns to Normal after Evacuation
Author: 0 Nimes Railway Station in Southern France Returns to Normal after Evacuation

A national police official denied the initial reports of a shooting incident at the station and described the police activity as a "verification" operation. The evacuation comes as Nimes host on Saturday the departure of the Vuelta, Cycling tour of Spain. Local authorities advised passengers to avoid the train station until further notice.