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Celtics add 2020 second-rounder to complete blockbuster Irving trade

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Boston is sending Cleveland a 2020 second-round pick to complete the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade, league source tells ESPN . The Cavaliers were seeking extra compensation in the trade because they felt the Celtics undersold the significance of Thomas' hip injury and the amount of the upcoming season he would miss. Read More »

Arsenal rejects Manchester City offer for Alexis Sanchez

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It is, however, believed a deal could still be struck before Thursday's transfer deadline, with a cash-plus-player deal said to be in the offing, with Raheem Sterling the man to be offered up by City. Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi has denied media reports that Alexis Sanchez has requested permission to leave the national team to conduct personal business. Read More »

PV Sindhu, coach Gopichand call on Tel CM

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Each year, the results have just got better and better and the BWF World Championships 2017 were yet another testimony to India's growing prominence in the sport, as the home contingent returned with two medals-a silver and a bronze-for the first time in the 40-year history of the tournament. Read More »

Twitter Was On Fire After West Indies Defeated England Last Night

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Hope added: "I'm just pleased to get the win ". His second-innings century came under extreme pressure, too. The pair put on 144 for the third wicket, a stand that pulled West Indies around from danger at 53 for two in the morning session and laid the foundation for the successful run chase. Read More »

Mourinho expects Ibrahimovic to return in January

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It was always mine and the club's intention for me to stay. "He wants to follow his other dreams and he wants to play football at the highest level". Yes, we have. Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has claimed that Manchester United will win the Premier League this season. "My reaction is of somebody who played 120 matches in the Champions League and it's a completely different reaction than the reactions I listen to", he said. Read More »

Astros move Rangers series to Tampa

With their city underwater, the Houston Astros are heading to Florida. The Astros and Rangers opted not to travel to Houston on Sunday night and spent the weekend in California. That game has been moved to the Superdome in New Orleans. Rice opened its season this weekend in Australia against Stanford. The Owls have a week off before traveling to play UTEP on September 9. Read More »

Christie: Texas Lawmakers 'Hypocrites' for Seeking Harvey-Related Aid

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Now, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and other members of the Texas delegation are requesting federal assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , which has caused widespread damage and flooding in Houston and other parts of the state. The other was a $ 50 billion disaster appropriations bill that put funds toward recovery and prevention of another event such as Sandy. John Cornyn and 23 House members from Texas voted against Sandy relief. Read More »

Cubs, Arrieta take down Pirates

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Arrieta continued his dominant second half with six innings of two-hit ball, Ben Zobrist homered and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1. Maddon echoed his pitcher's sentiments. Maddon said the staff has "drilled down" on what could be behind command and pitch-selection issues in some of those rough starts - which would seem to make Wednesday's ninth start with the club an important one for Quintana. Read More »

Why you should file your Harvey insurance claim now

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Flood insurance isn't required for people who live in officially-designated floodplains, but you can't get a federally-backed mortgage in that area without it. Waiting period. Starting with claims made as of September 1, a policyholder generally will have to wait 61 days after giving notice to the insurance company before filing a lawsuit alleging failure to promptly pay the claim. Read More »

Jose Mourinho on Man Utd's super subs: "They broke the wall"

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United opted for just one change from the Swansea win, with Anthony Martial starting in place of Marcus Rashford after scoring two goals as a sub this season. United were unable to make a first-half breakthrough despite being on top, Juan Mata having a goal disallowed for offside shortly before drawing a stunning save from Schmeichel. Read More »

City to trade Sterling for Sanchez

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ARSENAL HAVE REJECTED a bid of £50 million from Manchester City for Alexis Sanchez , according to latest reports. With the club now in 16th place in the league table, Arsenal could potentially try and sign more players before the transfer window shuts on Thursday night at 11pm. Read More »

Newcastle United striker Aleksandar Mitrovic to serve three-match ban

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Newcastle forward Aleksandar Mitrovic will serve out a three-game suspension when Premier League football resumes after the worldwide break. "The Newcastle United forward was involved in an incident with West Ham United's Manuel Lanzini in the 80th minute of the game on Saturday (August 26, 2017)". Read More »

Federer needs 5 sets to edge USA teen at Open

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Erratic and anxious about a recent back problem, Swiss maestro beats gritty 19-year-old Tiafoe in five-set thriller Roger Federer already has dropped two more sets at the US Open than he did during his entire two weeks en route to the title at Wimbledon . Read More »

Jose wants Man Utd to Sign Riyad Mahrez

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With Jones and Bailly suspended for United's opening Champions League game against Basel on September 12, Mourinho has already confirmed he plans to start Lindelof alongside Smalling in that game . "People can go on about the transfer fee but I thought Paul did really well and that's why we won the two major trophies previous year, part of that was because he performed really well in the big games". Read More »

Celebrities react, donate to Hurricane Harvey relief

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Additionally, Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt started a fundraising campaign of his own on Sunday. "This is a serious matter", Hart said in the video. With the National Weather Service calling the situation unprecedented and "beyond anything experienced", the U.S. Coast Guard conducting urban search and rescue in Houston and more rain still to come, people are volunteering to help in rescue operations and pitching in wherever possible . Read More »

Liverpool pip Chelsea in race for £40m Oxlade-Chamberlain

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Jurgen Klopp, manager of Liverpool , reacts as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal controls the ball. But Oxlade-Chamberlain appears to have his heart set on a move to Liverpool . Should the deal with Chelsea go through, it would be a short time until the English global would face his former club with the Arsenal/ Chelsea fixture just a short three weeks away. Read More »

Trump criticized by own adviser for Charlottesville remarks

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Gary Cohn , President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, drafted a letter of resignation over the administration's weak response to recent clashes between neo-Nazis and anti-racism protesters, but chose to stay on the job, the New York Times reported on Friday. Read More »

Rain looms as Federer, Nadal start US Open campaign

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By the start of the third set, Federer was playing much more like his 2017 self but, just when it seemed he was about to coast to victory, Tiafoe roared back. "I was definitely also lucky to play tonight because the rain". Federer does not often have new experiences in tennis these days but this was one as he took to Arthur Ashe Stadium under the roof for the first time. Read More »

'I just don't think the game is safe for the brain'

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I don't now think the game is safe for the brain. "To me, it's unacceptable". ESPN and ABC college football broadcaster Ed Cunningham is walking away from his TV career due to concerns over brain trauma injuries within the sport of football. Read More »

Roger Federer, Frances Tiafoe put on a show at US Open

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Federer , one of the most popular players in Tennis will be standing up the other end and is always a crowd favourite. "I'm very happy that I'm feeling as good as I'm feeling right now", Federer said. "When I was hitting the ball big, he wasn't really doing much except staying steady with me". "It's something I'll think about for a while". If Tiafoe is not able to impose himself on the match with his own forehand, Federer will take advantage with his. Read More »

Maria Sharapova hits back to stake her US Open title claim

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She got 68 percent of her first serves in, compared to 56 percent in the first set, while her unforced error total dropped to 12. "It was definitely tough to control the emotions yesterday, because as much as you want to be happy about the match and what I accomplished there, you want to move on fast", Sharapova said. Read More »

Barcelona to hijack Liverpool's move for Lemar

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The Reds made a revised bid of £74million - plus Divock Origi on loan - for forward Lemar on Tuesday after the French champions rejected Liverpool's bid on Monday for the 21-year-old. Some British reports claimed that van Dijk, who has not featured for Southampton this season, had already agreed terms with Liverpool . Jurgen Klopp will have to sign a top quality attacker if Coutinho leaves the club this summer and someone like Thomas Lemar would be a brilliant signing. Read More »

Federer survives Tiafoe scare

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I think there's a lot of positives for me to look at, that I can come through a five-setter with the preparation that I had. He won the national 18-and-under title last year and certainly impressed Isner, who told him after last year's match, "You're going to be great". Read More »

Ferrari, best 2017 vehicle says Hamilton

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After settling for third on the grid for the Belgian Grand Prix , Valtteri Bottas said he has been unable to explain his lack of pace compared to Mercedes teammate and polesitter Lewis Hamilon so far this weekend. "I've definitely read lots of stories or at least heard lots of comments talking about our vehicle being the best, that we have the fastest auto", Hamilton said. Read More »

Nadal says it's noisy under US Open roof, despite changes

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Pliskova made very short work of her opener, Magda Linette, dropping her in just over an hour, 6-2, 6-1. Even with his clay-court dominance, Nadal has a great track record on hard surfaces. "If I am in semifinals, (I prefer that it) not (playing Federer)". "So I am confident I am ready to play much better than what I did today, and I believe that I'm going to do it". Read More »

Patriots trade for Bengals linebacker Marquis Flowers

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However, replay appeared to show that Burfict didn't stomp on Blount at all. Burfict's actions violated Rule 12, Section 2, Article 7 (a) (2) which states that it is a foul if "a player initiates unnecessary contact against a player who is in a defenseless posture". Read More »

Federer passes five-set test to advance at US Open

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Rafael Nadal had earlier complained that the constant hum of chatter made it impossible to hear his opponent hitting the ball. And again, after Federer apparently was on the way to restoring order, Tiafoe regrouped. In the second set it all started to come together. But only temporarily, until Federer at last re-re-grouped. Not that Tiafoe hadn't raised a few eyebrows before at the Open. Read More »

US Open 2017: Nick Kyrgios knocked out by John Millman

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Kyrgios was also quick to praise his new coach Sebastien Grosjean who he feels has worked well with him on the training ground and deserves better than, Cincinnati aside, a disappointing run of form. "It doesn't surprise me", he said. I'm not that guy ... 'In Cincinnati [where he reached the final] I was not doing anything different.I was probably less dedicated than I was this week. Read More »

Atletico chief provides update on deal for Chelsea's Costa

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Atletico have proposed an initial fee of £40m with the rest in add-ons, with the only major stumbling block being how those are paid. "I am always optimistic ". That is why Everton , Las Palmas and Besiktas have all reportedly shown interest in borrowing the Brazil-born poacher until then. But Costa has made it clear he would rather spend the next few months training in Madrid than playing elsewhere. Read More »

Arsenal are Looking to Sign $39million Star - Contact Made

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That loss followed the 1-0 defeat by Stoke the weekend before to heap pressure on manager Wenger after just three games of the new campaign. "When you talk about Jose who I had at Inter Milan, he was always focused on the details, giving players information that allows them to go on the field and respect the tactical game". Read More »

LSU's Derrius Guice expected to play Saturday vs. BYU, Ed Orgeron says

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We sincerely hope to see you in New Orleans cheering on our Cougars! Guice led the conference with 1,387 rushing yards and finished second with 15 rushing touchdowns. The BYU-LSU game will be played at the Superdome in New Orleans after massive flooding in Houston forced it to be relocated from NRG Stadium. LSU will email a presale offer code to fans that bought tickets from the LSU Ticket Office for the game originally scheduled at the NRG Stadium, LSU football season ticket holders and ... Read More »

Enyeama ready for Eagles return - Rohr

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Enyeama quit the national team in 2015 following a disagreement with the former national team coach, Sunday Oliseh. The Franco-German coach said Ikechukwu Ezenwa would be in goal on Friday due to injury sustained by two other goalkeepers in the team. Read More »

Former Coyotes captain Doan retires after 21 seasons

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He last played for Canada in 2009. Shane will be a Coyote for life. He became the embodiment of the Coyotes, relishing in the glory of the team's run to the 2012 Western Conference Finals, putting on a fearless face during the hard times. It's interesting that Doan and Fisher have retired the same year.both players were highly regarded in similar ways and both are close friends.both have strong beliefs in family, team and their faiths. Read More »

Renato Sanches to Swansea

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It will be a huge coup for Swansea City to sign the 19-year-old who was handed the Young Player of the Tournament award at Euro 2016 . The report adds that Swansea will pay a loan fee to Bayern Munich for the Portuguese worldwide, with the fee to be in excess of £2 million. Read More »