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Tampa teams to help remove Confederate statue

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Originally, the monument was set to be moved to a cemetery, but the Hillsborough County Commission amended a vote to require $140,000 in private money in order to move the monument. In the wake of the Charlottesville attacks this weekend, Tampa Bay-area sports franchises have chose to work together to make a statement within their community. Read More »

Jürgen Klopp happy with win in Germany

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We know it is a very hard situation but there is nothing new to say. The 25-year-old previously said that the only club that he would leave Liverpool for is Barcelona and following the departure of Neymar to PSG, the Spanish side have targeted Coutinho as the ideal replacement. Read More »

49ers preseason: 5 stats to watch in Week 2 versus Broncos

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Reuben Foster , the 49ers' eye-opening rookie linebacker, has a mild sprain to the same shoulder that caused his draft stock to fall. "I think [he's] probably exceeded my expectations of how I thought he could play", Lynch said, per the 49ers official website . Read More »

Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs

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Heyward grounded out and Javier Baez line out to leave Caratini stranded in scoring position. Votto's offensive abilities, although not as traditional, still transition him from not only one of the best offensive first baseman in the Majors right now, but best ever . Read More »

Paul Pogba: 'Large transfer fee no longer an issue'

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The £198 million fee that Paris St-Germain paid Barcelona for the Brazil forward is more than double the £89 million sum that United handed Juventus for Pogba 12 months ago and, freed of what Mourinho described as a "problem tag", the midfielder is already seeing a difference. Read More »

No major disappointment for Spieth after PGA flop

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His father Mike has been head professional at Harmony Landing Golf Club in Goshen, Kentucky , since 1990 and grandfather, Paul was club pro at Zanesville Country Club in OH - once playing alongside Arnold Palmer in a PGA Tour Champions event. Read More »

Arsene Wenger to be sacked if African billionaire buys Arsenal

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Fernandez Lovelle says Arsenal should reconsider Deportivo's latest offer, adding they are not giving the player the chances he deserves. "We're a good club, we have a lot to offer, top players don't see the difference in terms of what we give them compared to PSG or the like, so maybe that's the reason why we're a viable option". Read More »

With another big injury, this preseason isn't going well for the Colts

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Kelly, the Colts' first-round pick in 2016, started every game during his rookie season. With Kelly on the sidelines, the Colts have to look at their available options at center. Schwenke does have 28 career starts, mainly playing center in four National Football League seasons. The Colts will look to add help on the offensive line. Read More »

Manchester United Should Cheer Marco Asensio's Real Madrid Progress

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Barca responded with a more spirited second-half showing and were unfortunate not to at least pull a goal back as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez hit the woodwork. "We have done very well to start the season". Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has suffered the worst possible start to his reign with back-to-back defeats against the Catalans fiercest rivals and the visitors never threatened to mount a comeback after conceding. Read More »

Chelsea, Spurs remain keen on Everton's Ross Barkley despite injury

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He has been linked with a move to Tottenham , but Koeman said last week there had been no offers for the England worldwide, with the transfer deadline fast approaching. Barkley broke down during a training session on Monday and scans revealed a grade three tear of the muscle in his leg. The Toffees are set to land Sigurdsson for a fee of £45million and the 27-year-old midfielder is scheduled for a medical at Goodison Park on Wednesday before the summer transfer window slams shut. Read More »

Diego Costa Could Reportedly Be Sued Amid Latest Rumours

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However, by publicly revealing the Blues' hopes of moving him on and his subsequent refusal to report for training, Costa has potentially significantly reduced the amount suitors will be prepared to pay for him. "Surely he's got to come back here, so if the manager changes his mind, he's there. I have rejected other offers", he said. "They want me to be there training with the reserves". Read More »

Shania Twain lines up concert at Little Caesars Arena

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Tuesday through 10 p.m. Thursday. Shania Twain is touring in support of her new album, "Now". She hasn't released an album since 2002. Twain will release her latest album, "Now", on September 29. She's sold more than 90 million albums worldwide making her the top-selling female country artist of all time. Tickets go on sale to the public on August 25, 2017 at 10 a.m. Read More »

Chicago Bulls and Dwyane Wade expected to agree to buyout soon

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Not only would the Chicago Bulls manage to save a few bucks in such situation, but they'd also manage to offer their full attention to their young prospects. In an interesting post talking about the futile Bulls and their rebuild, Friedell drops this little note that predicts an end of the Bulls' relationship with Wade in the not too distant future. Read More »

Luke Voit starting on Wednesday for St. Louis

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Yesterday the Boston Red Sox and the Indians played a game that had been postponed back on August 6th. The 20-year-old rookie has looked as comfortable hitting in the ninth inning as in the third, and that confidence hit a crescendo in NY last weekend. Read More »

Chelsea plot huge bid to trump Man Utd for Danny Rose

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Antonio Conte rates Rose highly and believes the full-back is flawless to play left wing-back in his 3-4-3 formation. The England global fueled speculation that he would leave Tottenham by publicly criticising the club's pay structure and admitting he'd consider bids from rival clubs. Read More »

Dodgers pull Yu Darvish as precaution due to tightness in back

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The key will be for the Chicago bullpen to not completely implode again. One day earlier, Petricka hit Joc Pederson with the bases loaded and that brought in the winning run. With an 83-34 record so far this season, the Dodgers are running away with the top seed in the National League. Gonzalez allowed one run, five hits and one walk while striking out four in eight innings of a 7-1 victory over Houston on Wednesday in his second-longest outing of the season. Read More »

Twins Continue Series With Indians

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In 130⅓ innings, Slegers has walked 27 and struck out 97. Rain has been a big problem for the Minnesota Twins in their eighth year in the outdoor Target Field. The teams are scheduled to conclude their series on Thursday afternoon. Ervin Santana will start Friday vs. the Diamondbacks and Bartolo Colon on Sunday. Read More »

Confederate monuments taken down in Baltimore overnight

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The statues have been removed almost a year after a mayoral commission recommended taking down the public commemorations to Taney at Mount Vernon Place and to Lee and Jackson, who were depicted together on horseback in a monument in the Wyman Park Dell. Read More »

Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal continues his winning streak against Richard Gasquet

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He will climb to seventh in world rankings with the win, his second Masters 1000 Series victory this year along with Rome, and is looking more and more like a future Grand Slam tournament victor. That offers an enticing chance for those who have never won so large a title, even with Zverev and Nadal still in. "I've played a lot of big matches", Zverev said. Read More »

North Korea moving missiles, say US — HIGH ALERT

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China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. " North Korea's Guam threat was more sophisticated, credible, and coercive than any of the vague warnings Trump made last week". Read More »

Arsene Wenger confirms he wants to keep Jack Wilshere at Arsenal

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The Gunners are looking to improve on their fifth-place finish last season after the north London side missed out on a place in the Champions League. "He might play again on Monday night [for Arsenal's under-23s] but overall, what is important for him is the natural progression to be completely fit". Read More »

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Rudiger starts ; Boga named in starting lineup

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Ward joined Burnley from Wolves in the summer of 2014 ahead of their new Premier League campaign and has nailed down a regular spot at left-back for Sean Dyche's side. "It's a great result that was brilliant for us and our supporters", Dyche said. Instead, we've gone to the trouble of throwing together a few poor quality screengrabs so you get the idea of what happened. Read More »

Former Dolphins cornerback 'disrespected' courtroom before tackling officer, report says

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Patterson's arrest affidavit also claims he lost his cool during a hearing before Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge William Altfield to determine if Patterson would be charged with contempt of court from an earlier hearing. Patterson was arrested for battery of a police officer and has added a charge to whatever the reason he was in court in the first place. His tenure in NY ended before the season even began, but Patterson still managed to make headlines. Read More »

Eyeing young prospects in any Kyrie Irving trade

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That's fine. I've talked about that at length in the past. John Stockton and Karl Malone are arguably the greatest players to ever play their respective positions, yet they could never hoist that elusive championship trophy for the Utah Jazz. Read More »

Day-night Test cricket

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We do know that the ball is pink, that ticket sales are good and that it might be a good idea to bring a jumper (and maybe a blanket and a balaclava for the final session, which will probably end around 9.30pm every evening). These two pacemen will be supported by Jason Holder , who has had to learn about the trials of captaincy rapidly, something he has done with great maturity even though his side loses more games than they win. Read More »

Edmonton Oilers: Leon Draisaitl Signs 8 Year $68 Million Deal

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It has an average annual value of $8.5 million. It is unknown as of this writing if there are any signing bonuses included in the deal although the rumored to carry a limited no-trade clause. This is reflective of the deal's cap value, General Manager Peter Chiarelli is definitely playing for potential in the deal. The future of the team is obviously going to be centered around McDavid and Draisaitl. Read More »

FSU's Francois Named to Manning Award Watch List

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He's also on watch lists for the Maxwell Award , the Wuerffel Trophy, the O'Brien Award, the Walter Camp Award and the Unitas Golden Arm Award. Preparing for his second season at Memphis, Ferguson is coming off a season that saw him pass for 3,698 yards and a school-record 32 touchdowns in 2016. Read More »

Brock Osweiler is starting Monday night: Berea report

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Thomas said Jackson usually talks to him before making an important decision like this, though Jackson clearly will not decide based exclusively on Thomas' advice. Give him an opportunity there to showcase his talent and ability. Thomas indicated that he didn't think rookie DeShone Kizer would be ready by week 1. Read More »

Celtic 5-0 Astana: Brendan Rodgers hails 'brilliant performance'

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They frequently pushed Griffiths and the three advanced midfield players up against the opposing back four but, unwilling to resort to pitching the ball over the top, the Hoops found gaps nearly impossible to identify. Rodgers later gave Rogic a clean bill of health, saying he was "fine". And Celtic's fifth came after Leigh Griffiths saw his shot take a deflection off Igor Shitov . Read More »

The Falcons house the world's most useless Chick-fil-A

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Truett Cathy, ordered observed for faith and fellowship. The company's founder, Truett Cathy, was a devout Christian and chose to shutter his stores on the Sabbath for a combination of religious and employee welfare reasons . So pretty much everyone other than Falcons fans will be able to enjoy a nice Chick-fil-A dinner! There have been multiple Sundays in my life where I drive past a Chick-fil-A only to remember they aren't open on Sundays. Read More »

These are the places you can buy solar glasses for the eclipse

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With a solar eclipse , the moon covers the sun. During the totality of the solar eclipse, Young said NASA can see the sun's outer atmosphere. During totality , the sky becomes dark, the temperature drops and stars may even become visible! The viewing party will take place from 1-2 p.m., and light refreshments will be served. Read More »

Paul Pogba: 'Last season it was all about the price tag

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And he admitted: "I hope to get more goals". "Last season the first question from everyone was always all about the price tag. That tells you everything", Pogba said. His performance left us kneejerking that he will be utterly brilliant this season and could be the Player of the Year. "What he wants, we have to do". Read More »