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NFL Player's Dog Being Held for Ransom


It's unclear if he has contacted police at this time. Whomever stole Blitz has contacted my phone numerous times, demanding ransom money. "I strongly advise you to stop and return my boy safely before it gets any worse!" he said in the post, addressing the person who's responsible. Read More »

Paul Pierce signs contract to retire with Celtics


The 10-time NBA All-Star spent 15 years in Boston, eventually winning a title in 2008, alongside Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett . The Celtics selected Pierce with the No. He noted in a team press release that it was an "honor" to sign with Boston one last time. "We're honored that Paul has chosen to retire as a Celtic". Read More »

Sanchez aims for Champions League, admits that rests in Arsenal's hands


Bayern had reportedly been vying with Manchester City to sign the 28-year old from Arsenal , but talks on contract extension at the Emirates have been stalling any possible move. 'I want to play the Champions League , ' the Chilean superstar told Radio Sport Chile when quizzed over his future. He said: "I do not know what he said, we are no longer involved". Read More »

What To Expect From Lonzo Ball's Sneaker "Free Agency"


But the heart of the Blazers' roster is center Caleb Swanigan, who is averaging a double-double with a team-high 14.9 points and 10.4 rebounds - the second-most of any player in Vegas. "Big Baller Brand, you've got freedom to do whatever you want", Ball said on the ESPN broadcast after the game. On Sunday, Ball switched it up again, going with the Jordan 31s for the Lakers' game against the Mavericks . Read More »

Former Balch Springs Cop Indicted for Murder in Death of Jordan Edwards


Body camera footage showed the auto driving away from the scene and away from the officers when Oliver fired the shots into the vehicle. (CNN) - A former Dallas-area police officer was indicted Monday on murder and other charges on Monday in a deadly April encounter in which authorities said he fired at a auto, killing an unarmed black 15-year-old passenger. Read More »

Houston Rockets put up for sale


The Houston Rockets are for sale and owner Les Alexander is looking for a potential buyer, the team announced Monday. Jeff Balke, a Houston Matters contributor and sports writer for the Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine , said there's no danger of the Rockets leaving Houston anytime soon. Read More »

Liverpool lose? Arsenal's Virgil van Dijk bid lined up


It is an interesting development because Saints reported Liverpool for an illegal approach before the transfer window officially opened. Liverpool responded with statement insisting they had ended their pursuit, but after a Premier League investigation excused the Reds of any wrongdoing, it is understood they are back in the hunt. Read More »

Herrera: "I thought I'd be playing with Morata at Man United"

Manchester United are set to face Real Madrid next month in the UEFA Super Cup final, which is an exciting prospect for the former Atletico Bilbao player. Real Madrid appeared to have ended their interest in De Gea earlier in the summer after it became clear Zinedine Zidane is happy with his goalkeeping options. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell is ready (physically) for the start of training camp


If no deal is reached, the Steelers will have the option to use the franchise tag on Bell again in 2018. In the wake of a couple of knee injuries through his first four seasons, Bell underwent surgery in March to fix a groin problem. "Unfortunately, we were unable to agree to terms on a long-term contract with Le'Veon Bell prior to today's deadline", Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement. Read More »

Govt Refuses Fresh Opportunity to Exchange Demonetised Notes


However, the government said that adequate time was provided to exchange or deposit the old currency notes. The PM's announcement in November meant that within a few hours, 86 per cent of the cash in circulation was pulled. "What if someone is terminally ill and could not deposit the money..." It had warned the government against issuing orders if it did not do so. "You can not deny him the opportunity to deposit the money", the CJI said. Read More »

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Proxy Fight


P&G has increased operating profit margins, to 20.6% a year ago from 19.1% in 2011, and says it ranks third in the industry - behind competitors that also charge high premiums. "I am quite surprised and very disappointed because I think David (Taylor) and I have developed a very positive relationship", Peltz told CNBC , when asked if he was surprised that the dialogue had turned into a proxy fight. Read More »

Sox get even, earn split with Yankees

No Yankees batter had more than one hit, with Aaron Judge going 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. With a runner on and the Yankees down by three runs in the eighth inning, Judge drove a 95 miles per hour fastball from David Price to the deepest corner of Fenway. Read More »

Conor McGregor's teammate knocked out by a throw at UFC Glasgow


Literally as soon I heard the bell ring all I heard was her breathing, like she felt so much relief. Henry bit down on his mouthpiece, weathered the storm and came off the stool in the second round a different fighter as he used his superior reach advantage to start punishing the Swede. Read More »

At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria


Boko Haram has increasingly used women and young girls as human bombs as they have been forced out of captured territory due to a sustained military counter-insurgency. NAN learnt that the residents of the area had tried to apprehend the suicide bomber who was looking suspicious, but she ran into the mosque and detonated the explosive strapped on her body. Read More »

US Stock ETFs Like What Yellen is Saying


Monetary policy was not on a "preset course", Yellen said , adding that there are roughly equal odds that "the USA economy's performance will be somewhat stronger or somewhat less strong than we now project". The biggest banks by market value, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corp, were among the top gainers on the benchmark by weight, up 1.9 percent and 0.5 percent respectively. Read More »

Ronaldo is "so happy" at Real Madrid - Morientes


But I am happy at Madrid and there is no offer to buy me and so there is nothing to talk about", he explained. "The ankle is strong and I am ready". Gareth Bale has distanced himself from a return to the Premier League with Manchester United . Read More »

Real Madrid to Renew Pursuit of David De Gea

Ander Herrera has promised Manchester United fans he "will do everything possible" to ensure David De Gea doesn't leave the club for Real Madrid this summer. "They've identified for a long time that his development at Juventus , his training at Madrid and the fact that he's a consistent trophy victor at a very young age, meant that they thought he was the right player". Read More »

Lonzo Ball Has Arrived


Ball's Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 94-83 in tournament play on Thursday. The Lakers were the late game on Saturday in Las Vegas, the fourth of a series of contests spaced two hours apart starting at 1 p.m. He went 12 of 22 from the field, including 3 of 10 from 3-point range, and made 9 of 12 free throws. Sticking with a starting lineup of Smith, second-year standout Yogi Ferrell, Argentine swingman Nicolas Brussino, versatile forward Dorian Finney-Smith and ... Read More »

AC Milan to continue spending with Sanches


As for Sanches it's been a hard first season with the perennial Bundesliga champions after his big money move from Benfica following an impressive Euro 2016 campaign with Portugal. AC Milan reportedly open talks with Bayern Munich over the potential signing of Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches . Bayern Munich boss Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed they have dropped their interest in signing Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez for next season. Read More »

Bakayoko complete Chelsea deal

The 28-year-old has been told by Conte that he is not in his plans for next season, and the Spain worldwide has made no secret of his desire to rejoin his former club in the Spanish capital. The striker is known for his outstanding pace, which would fit in with Chelsea's rapid counter-attacking style that they have adopted under Conte and his preferred 3-4-3 formation. Read More »

Four Men Detained By Police After Woman Found Dead In Melbourne


The woman found dead in a shower at a Melbourne buck's party was reportedly a member of the Australian Defence Force. Police tested the body for illicit drugs but toxicology results could take weeks. The groom-to-be remained inside the hotel lobby, talking on his mobile phone. While seven of the men, who police described as witnesses to the incident, left the hotel around 2:30pm on Sunday, the groom-to-be stayed behind. Read More »

Mark Ruffalo Claims Another Standalone Movie for The Hulk Will "Never Happen"


Could Thor: Ragnarok be a film setting up a Planet Hulk movie, the Internet buzzed? Speaking with Variety at the D23 Expo, Mark Ruffalo expressed his displeasure with Universal's decision to not want to do a solo Hulk film . Fortunately, we'll be seeing Ruffalo in the role not only in Thor: Ragnarok , but next year's Avengers: Infinity War and 2019's untitled Avengers sequel, as well. Read More »

Dana White Responds To McGregor Racist Allegations To Mayweather


Thursday's show at the Barclays Center, home of the NBA's Brooklyn Nets, drew a pro-McGregor crowd of more than 13,000. Judging by the word war, it seems Triple H is right to invite Mayweather and McGregor on Monday Night Raw . "Because that's all you're worth", Mayweather replied. So, I don't know why he's sitting there so bitter. I don't have to watch your tapes. So every day when I go to work, it's like "ouch". Read More »

Redskins, Cousins Headed Toward Expensive Contract Deadline


However, if the deadline does, in fact, pass without a signed deal and he plays the upcoming season under the franchise tag, I fully expect for Cousins to test the market. At this point, it's really up in the air in terms of how Cousins' salary will look, but regardless, it's going to result in the quarterback earning a whole lot money for the 2018 season. Read More »

Jimmy Anderson frustrated by England's batting against South Africa

South Africa great Graeme Pollock told AFP the Proteas will have to accept being a "middle of the road" Test side at best if they stick with racial transformation as a key component of selection. Morris then closed the face and got a leading edge back to England's all-time record wicket-taker, who completed South Africa's slide when Morne Morkel was last out - edging an expansive drive behind to Jonny Bairstow . Read More »

Olympic gold medalist fails drug test due to kissing girlfriend


Roberts said his girlfriend, Alex Salazar, had been given medicine to treat a sinus infection while she was visiting India. Salazar got sinus medication from a "makeshift" and "messy" place and came back with a prescription of "Moxylong", which it turns out contains the masking agent. Read More »

Wenger reveals he has exchanged messages with Alexis Sanchez over player's future


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed "positive" talks with star forward Alexis Sanchez over his future at the Emirates, despite reports the Chile global is set to leave this summer. "I have spoken through text and it was very positive", Wenger told reporters in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday. And Wenger expects him to be ready for the start of the season less than a fortnight later. Read More »

Manchester United 'were interested' in Real Madrid's Morata before completing Lukaku deal

United were only willing to go as high as £60m for the Spaniard but Real Madrid wanted around £75m as they looked to fund a move for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe. One of Chelsea's star players is said to be desperate to reunite with Jose Mourinho as he reportedly wants to join Manchester United . Don Balon , as quoted by the Daily Express , is reporting that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is unwilling to match Real Madrid's asking price. Read More »

Rajon Rondo reportedly signs with Pelicans


They played together for one season with the Sacramento Kings during the 2015-16 season and formed a strong bond. In the late stages of June, the Bulls were likely to soak up Rondo's full $3 million cap hit for this year rather than stretch it out over the duration of the next three years. Read More »

Bakayoko On His Way To Stamford Bridge - £40m Fee Agreed!


Soon-to-be Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has revealed that Brazil legend Ronaldinho is the player that he looked up to the most when he was younger. However, Chelsea are not keen to sell him to the original suitors Manchester United , as relations between the two rivals have cooled considerably since the Lukaku affair. Read More »

GOP facing White House pressure to pass new healthcare bill


Proponents of the Cruz amendment claim it expands consumer choice. Create a separate risk pool for high-cost patients, and subsidize that directly, from general revenues, while you let those in the individual market once again purchase plans relieved of ObamaCare regulations, which will sell for less, in a separate risk pool. Read More »

Greystones man dons skirt to join women's doubles match at Wimbledon


Roly-poly father-of-three Chris Quinn, from Wicklow, Ireland had told the ex-Australian Open and US Open victor where to serve from the stands of Court Three. The four-time grand slam victor gave a memorable moment when Kim invited an enthusiast male spectator on the court to face her "body serve" but not before making him wear the traditional "all whites" Wimbledon outfit including skirt! Indeed all this makes Wimbledon the most loved grand slams of all the four. Read More »

Garbine Muguruza in awe of evergreen Venus Williams ahead of Wimbledon final


After winning her first-round match at Wimbledon, Williams broke down in tears at the news conference that followed. Her most recent came in 2008, when she defeated her younger sister, Serena , for the title at the All England Club. However, Muguruza has produced some of the best tennis of her career in SW19 this fortnight, knocking out world No1 Angelique Kerber and dismantling No7 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova easily in the quarter-finals. Read More »

These pictures show how sure Morata was of joining Man United


IBTimes UK had earlier revealed the Red Devils' were looking at the option of signing in Morata, who scored 20 goals in all competitions for Real last season. With Chelsea losing out on Lukaku, they have turned their attention in signing Real's Morata. "At the moment, Morata's mentality is still that he doesn't get the game time at Madrid, and although he'd like to triumph there, Chelsea are real contenders and they can afford him". Read More »