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Sports UK's May could start Brexit negotiations without Commons vote
Author: 0 UK's May could start Brexit negotiations without Commons vote

A significant section of the Labour Party continues to believe that leader Jeremy Corbyn did not campaign strongly enough to stay in the European Union before the referendum. Bookmakers believe there is a one in eight chance of a second Brexit referendum before the end of 2020. Lawyers from the Mishcon de Reya lawfirm are poised to challenge the government in the English High Court, arguing that May can not trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty - the legal process for leaving the ...

Author: 0 Cardinals hit 3 HRs off deGrom, break loose to beat Mets

Hopefully when nobody was watching. The NL home run leaders got a 424-foot, opposite-field blast from Randal Grichuk in the fourth, his fifth in 40 at-bats since being recalled August 11 from Triple-A Memphis, and a two-run shot from Piscotty in the fifth for a 5-1 lead.

Author: 0 Tony Romo has broken bone in his back, out 6-10 weeks

Sad news for Romo and the Cowboys organization. Romo expressed relief that he was OK afterward even though he was removed from the game as a precautionary measure given his history of back problems. "Coaches decision. Just, we'd seen enough". I'm of the opinion that Dak Prescott needs more time learning and preparing before getting the nod at QB, but that's a moot point now.

Author: 0 West Ham confirm Zaza deal

West Ham United are still keen on signing Manchester City centre forward Wilfried Bony on loan according to The Mirror , despite the fact Simone Zaza's move from Juventus is close to completion. They have shown already they have top-class players who have gelled. Under Alan Curbishley, they won seven of their last nine games with their Argentine ace netting six times, including the victor against newly-crowned champions Manchester United on the final day of the season to ensure survival ...

Sports Dedication the key says history-man Bolt
Author: 0 Dedication the key says history-man Bolt

Bolt made it a clean sweep of 100m, 200m and sprint relay golds from three successive Games to bring his gold medal haul to nine. "As long as we got the baton round, it was never in doubt". "I told the guys, don't give me too much work to do, please". "They all mean the world to me", he said . Trayvon Bromell's dip for the line was so aggressive that he tumbled over but the United States still thought they were settling for bronze in 37.62s.

Author: 0 Joe Hart could play for Man City vs. Steuau Bucharest - Pep Guardiola

I am here at Manchester City because they contacted me to play the way I like, the way I grew up. Guardiola dismissed suggestions his relationship with Hart may be a poor one after the pair were seen in animated discussion in training on Tuesday before the goalkeeper walked off the pitch.

Sports Root leads England to easy one-day win over Pakistan
Author: 0 Root leads England to easy one-day win over Pakistan

While Sarfraz's hundred rescued the visitors from a perilous 2-3, Root's was the mainstay of a measured chase - the England batsman showing no ill-effects after having his legs swept from under him by Rashid while safely catching Hasan Ali in the deep earlier in the day.

Sports Paige VanZant Missed The Violence That Comes With MMA
Author: 0 Paige VanZant Missed The Violence That Comes With MMA

Rawlings (6-4), a former Invicta FC title contender, was looking to pick up her second straight victory under the UFC banner. I'm pretty sure before she fought Rose, she was at Number 6, which is just a joke. Rawlings staying in the center of the cage, pressing VanZant. After breaking free, Rawlings looked to work the body with punches and knees. With VanZant keeping her distance, Rawlings continued to press the attack, openly mocking her opponent.

Sports Celtic fans raise more than £110k for Palestinian charities
Author: 0 Celtic fans raise more than £110k for Palestinian charities

Celtic football club have been charged by Uefa after fans flew Palestinian flags before and during the Glasgow side's match against Hapoel Be'er Sheva. "Aida Celtic will be a source of pride for all in Aida". But despite the impressive nature of much of Celtic's play, once again Celtic's participation in a European competition will be accompanied with a punishment that could very well end up with a significant fine, partial closure of the stadium or a ban on away fans travelling to ...

Author: 0 Blue Jays re-acquire Navarro from White Sox

Dioner Navarro periodically glanced at his cell phone and joked with teammate Todd Frazier about the oldies music playing in the White Sox clubhouse before Friday's game. Josh Thole is still likely to stay with R.A. Dickey , but the playoff roster now becomes much more interesting. If they base it off performance: The Sox would just DFA Navarro, or trade him for cash considerations if he cleared waivers.

Sports Ryan Lochte is indicted in Brazil
Author: 0 Ryan Lochte is indicted in Brazil

The police said Lochte could decide whether to mount a defense, and he could be tried in absentia. Still facing charges from Brazilian authorities over the incident, Lochte has also recently lost four sponsorships from Speedo, Ralph Lauren, Syneron-Candela and Airweave, but gained Pine Bros.

Sports Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters
Author: 0 Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Victory on a warm night at the Olympic Stadium left Bolt a 200m victory and a 4x100m relay success away from completing his mission. Americans Maurice Greene and Carl Lewis are the only two other athletes to have won three world championships but the other two did not also win three 100m Olympic gold medals.

Sports Sainz, Hulkenberg join Halo test
Author: 0 Sainz, Hulkenberg join Halo test

Hulkenberg's Force India teammate Sergio Perez will also test it at Monza, though it is now unclear whether the pair will be joined by other drivers. I think Spa from all the tracks is one of the best to test it, with lots of ups and downs.

Author: 0 Insider claims Arsenal have agreed £17m fee for Spanish striker

Arsene Wenger's side will finally get much-needed center back and striker reinforcements after a summer of rejections and disappointments. Perez was a target for director of football Steve Walsh at Leicester and he has maintained interest since his move to Everton .

Sports A Closer Look At One Texas Teacher's No-Homework Policy
Author: 0 A Closer Look At One Texas Teacher's No-Homework Policy

And says rather than "formally assigned homework", parents should spend their evenings "doing things that are proven to correlate with student success". "Any homework that's given just needs to be meaningful". Samantha Gallagher, the parent who posted it online, wrote that it "just goes to show how universal this subject is!" But, Dear said, the new policy does not mean the students will never work from home.

Author: 0 What, Like You've Never Taken A Headfirst Dive Into The Yankees' Dugout?

Masahiro Tanaka will attempt to outduel his former Rakuten Golden Eagles teammate Hisashi Iwakuma at Safeco Field, where the Yanks have won 9 of 10 games dating to June of 2013. After Martin stole second, Tanaka retired O'Malley on a comebacker and Chris Iannetta on a ground out to short. A fan fell into the New York Yankees dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being detained by law enforcement.

Sports Banc of California Gets Naming Rights to New LA Soccer Stadium
Author: 0 Banc of California Gets Naming Rights to New LA Soccer Stadium

LAFC co-owners Will Ferrell and Magic Johnson certainly provided the star power for the ownership group, with Ferrell memorably promising the team will go undefeated in its inaugural season in 2018 or "you can come up and tackle me in the parking lot, ok?" The bank also announced plans to expand its services in the South Los Angeles area.

Author: 0 'I cried because of the pain' - Fraser-Pryce

Thompson had lingered in the shadow of two-time gold medalist Fraser-Pryce but proved in the final of the 100 meters that she had the power needed to win at the top level. "After the long jump I thought a podium finish is possible, but not the gold medal". FENCING: Ibtihaj Muhammad, who became the first U.S. Olympian to wear a hijab during competition earlier in the week, won a bronze medal Saturday along with her teammates in the women's team sabre event when they routed Italy, 45-30.

Sports Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Bristol
Author: 0 Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn . (AP) - Kevin Harvick wasn't anxious about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway . Harvick's second win of the season gave Chevrolet just its sixth of 2016. The incident also collected Martin Truex Jr ., Kyle Larson and Justin Allgaier, who was filling in for Michael Annett in the No. 46 HScott Motorsports Chevrolet.

Author: 0 Adrian Gonzalez leads another Dodgers home run derby

In the fifth inning after the Dodgers took a 2-1 lead on a Howie Kendrick two-run home run , Utley faced the Phillies pitcher Vince Velasquez with no one on base. On the back of the card, Utley is joined by a longtime teammate, Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard . The problem with a bracket supporting protective netting in front of the scoreboard was to be corrected after the game, the team said.

Sports All-round Mathews stars in 82-run Sri Lankan victory
Author: 0 All-round Mathews stars in 82-run Sri Lankan victory

But it was man of the match Mathews two wickets and a 57 with the bat that made Sri Lanka register their biggest win against Australia in terms of runs. With Mathews and Perera set at the crease with their side 5-261 with 4.1 overs remaining, a total in excess of 300 appeared within reach. Seekkuge Prasanna then had Moises Henriques stumped as Sri Lanka gained control of the match.

Sports AP preseason college football poll feels familiar
Author: 0 AP preseason college football poll feels familiar

It's the highest preseason ranking for the Tigers since 2012, when they were coming off a national championship game loss to Alabama. Besides the Seminoles, Clemson's only opponent this year in the AP Top 25 is No. This is the first time since 1988 Clemson finds itself in the AP preseason top five. The opening weekend of college football will have a major impact on the AP rankings.

Sports Arrival of Bravo likely to spell the end for Hart
Author: 0 Arrival of Bravo likely to spell the end for Hart

Willy Caballero replaced Hart for City's first three competitive games, all victories. City boss Pep Guardiola has not ruled out restoring England goalkeeper Hart to his line-up for the Champions League play-off second leg against Steaua Bucharest after three games on the bench.

Author: 0 Bravo lands in Manchester to tie up move to Man City

Further, Hart's chances are slightly hindered by his position-unlike outfield players, goalkeepers are rarely rotated and as there is just one place to compete for, most clubs don't tend to stock up on them. "I was pretty sure we would be able to do that". This meant that City had plenty of possession but the few chances created were comfortably saved by keeper Valentin Cojocaru.

Sports Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open
Author: 0 Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open

There will be six men on each team: four based on the rankings after Wimbledon, and two captain's picks announced after the U.S. Open. "I think the idea is something we've not seen in tennis, it is very special". "Rafa and I have faced each other across the net countless times", said Federer. "We [Europe] have so many talented players, it will be interesting to see".

Sports Kashmiris observe 'black day' against PM Modi's Balochistan statement
Author: 0 Kashmiris observe 'black day' against PM Modi's Balochistan statement

Five cases, including that of sedition, were registered recently against three top Baloch nationalist leaders in Pakistan who backed Modi's supportive words on their struggle in Balochistan. Pakistan has said Modi crossed the "red line" by talking about Balochistan and asserted it will "forcefully" raise the Kashmir issue at next month's the UN General Assembly session.

Sports Patriots release Vero Beach grad Bryan Stork
Author: 0 Patriots release Vero Beach grad Bryan Stork

About an hour or so later, reports surfaced that the Patriots had chose to deal Stork to the Washinhton Redskins instead of releasing him. The Washington Redskins pulled off a trade in the middle of the day on Wednesday that should help their offensive line depth.

Author: 0 Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott extends omnium lead

Jason Kenny claimed his third gold of Rio 2016, and his sixth in total, as he showed a cool head to win the men's keirin at the Olympic Velodrome. Malaysian Azizulhasni Awang ended up with a bronze. Earlier on Tuesday, 29-year-old Giles Scott won gold in sailing's Finn class, maintaining Britain's sailing supremacy in the heavyweight dinghy event.

Sports Terror Attack, Clashes In Kashmir As Rajnath Singh Visits Srinagar
Author: 0 Terror Attack, Clashes In Kashmir As Rajnath Singh Visits Srinagar

Liberation leaders including Sikh leader, Narender Singh addressing thousands of people during a protest rally in Badgam urged the worldwide community to stop India from committing violence in Kashmir. This time we are looking forward to meet Union Home Minister to present our side of the story and seek early resolution of the issue to ensure peace returns to Kashmir valley, a senior member of the prominent civil society group claimed.

Sports Broncos To Start Trevor Siemian At Quarterback In 3rd Preseason Game
Author: 0 Broncos To Start Trevor Siemian At Quarterback In 3rd Preseason Game

I can play right tackle or anywhere on the line ", Davis said. Kaepernick hasn't practiced with the team since August 10. I can't put pressure on the O-line like that. Give the kid a chance. On the flip side, Denver's eager to unleash a little more of running back C.J. Anderson, who received just two touches in the team's initial action against the Bears.

Author: 0 Brazil Win Volleyball Gold

And after Team GB heroically confirmed they had achieved that feat by finishing in second place, the Beijing News pointed to "media reports" saying the United Kingdom invested as much as £387 million in its Olympic efforts. In the pool, Adam Peaty smashed his own world record en route to winning the gold medal in breaststroke, Team GB's first swimming medal in the men's competition for 28 years.

Author: 0 Sports court confirms Russia ban from Rio Paralympics

The CAS statement continued: 'Following revelations related to the doping system in Russian Federation, the IPC governing board suspended the RPC from IPC membership due to its alleged inability to fulfil its responsibilities and obligations to comply with the IPC anti-doping code and the world anti-doping code.

Sports Si Woo Kim wins Wyndham Championship for 1st PGA Tour title
Author: 0 Si Woo Kim wins Wyndham Championship for 1st PGA Tour title

Glover, who was playing for the first time in seven weeks, played in the group behind Furyk, who posted a 58 less than two weeks ago. Former tournament victor Brandt Snedeker finished at 65 and was six shots back in a tie for sixth with Billy Horschel (64), Hideki Matsuyama (68) of Japan and Graeme McDowell (64) of Northern Ireland.

Author: 0 UN chief congratulates Brazil for success in hosting 2016 Olympic Games

When asked how she would have performed at the Rio Games if she had been given a chance to play in her heyday, Pak said with a smile: "I also would have targeted the gold medal". "To be able to go even further than London, I think as a nation we should be proud". China won 26 golds, just over half as many as it won in Beijing in 2008.

Sports Rio 2016: Routine progression for Bolt, Gatlin in 200m heats
Author: 0 Rio 2016: Routine progression for Bolt, Gatlin in 200m heats

His final race will be next year at the world championships in London. Gatlin clocked 20.42 in winning his heat, while de Grasse won his in 20.09 and was the fastest qualifier. "We are so proud of Usain Bolt". "I know a lot of folks were saying Bolt and Gatlin were locks for gold and silver, but we definitely were not thinking that".