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Merck, Intel CEOs quit Trump's council

Richard Trumka said the council was not a vehicle to do real policy and its members - chief executives from leading United States companies and other business and union leaders - never held a meeting. While some, like House Speaker Paul Ryan, issued statements denouncing Nazis, white supremacists and racism in general, others took direct aim at the president. Read More »

Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request


On Wednesday, Barca general manager Pep Segura claimed the club were closing in on Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele . 'If they don't sell him, then I'm not involved anymore. They don't have to sell these days. Meanwhile, former Liverpool assistant manager Pako Ayestaran has told the Independent he believes Coutinho would be a "perfect fit" for Barcelona . Read More »

Once More, Eagles' Defense Looks Like Biggest Strength


Still, they couldn't produce any points as that series ended with a seemingly disinterested LeGarrette Blount failing to protect the ball after catching a dump pass from Wentz. It was obvious that Taylor still needs more reps with Boldin in order for the two to understand each other and build rapport but you'd like to see more out of the dynamic signal-caller. Read More »

Why there are no trades that make sense for LeBron James


Appearing at Thursday's Kevin Durant Day parade in Prince George's County, Maryland, the Golden State Warriors star made it clear he agreed with LeBron James' critical comments of Donald Trump. Chris Sheridan , a long time National Basketball Association writer, told reporters that LeBron James is nearly guaranteed to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Syracuse basketball: Andrew White signs with Boston Celtics


Pierce was originally drafted by the Celtics , 10th overall, in 1998. He also played one season each with the Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards . "I have always said I would be a Celtic for life, and now it is really coming true". He led the storied team to its only championship since 1986 in 2008, when he was named NBA Finals MVP, and earned 10 All-Star Game nods in 15 years in Boston. Read More »

Cook hails Root after cashing in against Windies

Captain Root mastered the pink ball to make 136 and Cook was unbeaten on 153 at the close as England recovered strongly from a perilous 39 for two to take control of the game at Edgbaston . Cook though gave his own masterclass on how to bat in Test cricket, soaking up 276 balls in his knock as he scored his first global ton of the home season. Read More »

Liverpool boss Klopp: Why would genius Coutinho want to leave us?


Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele , according to the Catalan club's general manager, Josep Segura. They have been linked in British media with moves for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and midfielder Naby Keita from RB Leipzig, but both players' clubs have said they are not for sale at any price. Read More »

Liverpool reject €125m Philippe Coutinho bid from Barcelona


Former Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy believes Philippe Coutinho must be sold to Barcelona this summer transfer window, feeling the player has his heart set on an offer that is too good to turn down. Coutinho pledged his future to Liverpool in January by signing a new five-and-a-half-year contract, with the deal including no release clause. Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp can not fathom why anyone would want to leave the club at this point. Read More »

Australian boy, 7, missing after Barcelona attack


The van attack in Barcelona was just one part of the terror plot, as a house explosion in Alcanar on Wednesday evening and a auto attack in Cambrils on Friday morning, where seven people were run over, resulting in one fatality. The responsibility of the attack was claimed by the Islamic State (IS). In Washington, the State Department said Friday that an American was among those killed. Read More »

FC Barcelona star Hits Out At Club Official Over Gerard Pique Blame


We didn't lose 1-3 because of that. "[Segura's words] were not the best way to express himself and even more so as he is someone within the club". The 29-year-old is also not about to write off Barca's chances of producing another memorable El Clasico comeback, declaring: "We don't give up the trophy as lost". Read More »

Dangote Still Dreams Arsenal Takeover


Wenger is Europe's longest-serving manager. Wenger, who was appointed in 1996 has remained the Manager of the club, winning three Premier League titles and seven FA Cup trophies. Despite finishing fifth in the Premier League table, this summer he signed a new two-year deal, ending months of speculation over his future. "Someone will give them an offer that will make them seriously consider walking away". Read More »

Derek & Hannah Jeter Welcome Baby Girl! Find Out Her Pretty Name


Congratulations to the happy couple! "We can't wait to meet her!" It's going to go down as quite the special year in the Jeter household . Jeter and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model started dating back in 2011. In a post, Hannah revealed her dreams for the future, writing: 'Derek and I will want our children to understand that the lives they've been given are so fortunate, in so many ways. Read More »

Cubs place LHP Lester on disabled list


Perhaps predictably, it was announced on Friday that Lester would hit the disabled list due to shoulder fatigue. The Cubs' rotation has been an issue all season, and an extended absence from Lester won't help. "I mentioned it after the game, I just didn't see any finish on the pitches", Maddon said. That's the difference between an 84, 85-mph cutter and an 89, 90-mph cutter. Read More »

Everton to land Chelsea's Diego Costa


Belotti began his senior career by helping to fire Palermo to promotion in 2014 and has enjoyed two successful seasons at Torino. Today, Diego Costa released a statement in which he made clear his intentions about his future. Atletico Madrid are set to meet Diego Costa soon to step up their efforts to sign Chelsea striker before the end of the transfer window and ask him to return to London to mend his relationship with the Premier League champions. Read More »

Usain Bolt Reveals Gruesome Injury He Suffered During Final Race


The Jamaican posted four tweets on his official Twitter account with three leading up to a photo of an X-ray proving the injury he sustained down the back straight of the relay final. Bolt has been "mind bent on playing for Manchester United" since his first visit in 2009 and has spoken with no little self-belief of his ability as a footballer. Read More »

Manchester United among clubs looking to oppose transfer window closing earlier


He scored 15 times for the league's worst team last season and given that he's a proven goalscorer at this level, playing in a good footballing side under Eddie Howe, you'd fancy Defoe and Bournemouth to be a good fit. Manchester City are expected to vote in favour of proposals to close the transfer window, sources have told ESPN FC. And yet, the opportunity to sign players while games are still going on can be a positive too, simply because managers can make more informed decisions ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Slams Exaggerated And Ridiculous Ban


The offence carries a ban of up to 12 matches, with Ronaldo being handed the minimum punishment of four games. Firstly, by arguing the second yellow card was a mistake, as Ronaldo did not, in their opinion, dive, but rather fell as a result of the clash with the Barcelona defender. Read More »

Zidane Delighted With Real Madrid's Super Cup Win


The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) on Wednesday dismissed Real Madrid's appeal against the five-match ban imposed on their star forward Cristiano Ronaldo . "It will be very hard but we are happy". Ronaldo was subsequently found guilty of using "mild force" against an official, fined and suspended for five matches - one for the two yellow cards and four for laying hands on an official. Read More »

Man Utd not giving up on target; £39m offer still on table


United have spent £145m so far this summer on Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic but there is room left in Mourinho's budget to sign Perisic. The Red Devils offer of £39m ($50.2m) bid is still on the table and is now to see if the Italian outfit will accept the English club's offer. The Mirror claim United are still working hard on the transfer and Woodward met with Perisic's agent Fali Ramadani this week to go over details. Read More »

Patriots Reportedly Fear Derek Rivers Has Season-Ending Knee Injury


He could be seen rushing from the outside, dropping into coverage on running backs, or standing over interior offensive linemen during recent practices. The Patriots also have plenty of in-house options. If Rivers is indeed placed on season-ending injured reserve, the Patriots have an extra spot on the roster. Read More »

Pochettino reveals bold transfer aim for Tottenham as deadline day looms


Sanchez played as a central defender with Ajax for the most part, but may be used as an outside-back with Tottenham due to Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld being the first-choice center-backs. Tottenham Hotspur are FINALLY going to sign someone this summer transfer window. "I can not speak about him because he's not our player", Pochettino told reporters on Friday . Read More »

Newcastle sign Spanish striker Joselu from Stoke


However, Shearer isn't convinced the Magpies have done enough to secure a comfortable Premier League finish. It has been reported that many Newcastle players who have been informed that their services are no longer required at the club have indicated that they are happy to stay at the club. Read More »

I'll sack Wenger once I buy Arsenal - Dangote


Wenger said: "We were well organised, efficient". There were debut starts for Darren Fletcher and Chelsea loanee Kurt Zouma, while Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting came off the bench. Stoke could lose their opening two Premier League games for the first time since 2010. We'll be in a position to give them the right offer. This change has certainly suited the Gunners, and we are backing them to claim their second consecutive away win against the Potters. Read More »

Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Shares Bought by Candriam Luxembourg SCA

It also reduced its holding in Carlisle Cos Inc (NYSE:CSL) by 62,500 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 219,500 shares, and cut its stake in Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP). The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.26 and a 200-day moving average price of $9.19. The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Read More »

Australia announce ODI and T20 squads for India tour, Mitchell Starc rested


Meanwhile, Australia have made a decision to include uncapped all-rounder Hilton Cartwright in their ODI squad , while Jason Behrendorff could make his Twenty20 worldwide debut after being one of the 13 men picked. The 29-year-old Coulter-Nile, who has also been picked in the Twenty20 squad, has been battling injuries in recent years, which has resulted in a mere 16 ODI appearances. Read More »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp denies Philippe Coutinho is close to Barcelona move

When pressed for details on the two deals, he added: "Until deals are closed I can't say anything. But, how always after injuries, you have to wait how the player is reacting with this intensity". That's how it is. After drawing their opening game of the Premier League campaign, Liverpool will be hoping to register their first win of the season at home to the Eagles, who suffered a heavy defeat to newly-promoted Huddersfield last weekend. Read More »

Chris Long supports Malcolm Jenkins during anthem protest


Why? Very simple. Jenkins, like Colin Kaepernick and most - if not all - the anthem protesters in the National Football League to date, is black. "[Brooks] protested with me past year", Jenkins told PennLive. Long, a native of Charlottesville, Va., has also been a defender of Kaepernick, commenting on his right to protest last season and going on Twitter to discuss the comment made by Michael Vick regarding Kaepernick needing to cut his hair. Read More »

Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way


Yawkey Way runs outside Fenway Park and is part of the Red Sox game experience, closed before games to give fans a gathering spot. Under his ownership, the team was the last in the league to integrate, not doing so until 1959. "Historic legacies" in Boston are measured in centuries, not decades. Sale, the American League Cy Young Award front-runner who is also being mentioned in the MVP talk, enters the game with a 14-4 season record and a 3.94 ERA. Read More »