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Sport Lopez wins 15th stage as Froome extends his lead
Author: 0 Lopez wins 15th stage as Froome extends his lead

Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez on Sunday won the mountainous 15th stage of the Vuelta a Espana , while Tour de France victor Chris Froome tacked a few seconds onto his overall lead. AQUA BLUE SPORT made Irish cycling history as Stefan Denifl outclimbed some of the world's best riders to win Wednesday's stage at the Vuelta à Espana.

Sport Sean Spicer: 'I'm One of the Most Popular Guys in Ireland'
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: 'I'm One of the Most Popular Guys in Ireland'

It's nearly as good as Saturday Night Live's free version. "Everybody knows Sean Spicer ", says a new biography on a speakers group website for President Donald Trump's first White House Press Secretary, whose combative style and freakish lies made him fodder for late night comedy bits .

Sport Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East
Author: 0 Qatar Launches Largest Port in Middle East

The port, the largest in the Middle East, is aimed to achieve food security and economic diversification. Dancing water fountains, daytime fireworks and a military band's rendition of the national anthem marked the official opening of Hamad Port this week.

Sport Chelsea clear out Diego Costa's locker with Blues striker still AWOL
Author: 0 Chelsea clear out Diego Costa's locker with Blues striker still AWOL

Those claims were backed up by the Telegraph , who also reported that Costa's Chelsea team mates believed he was on the verge of returning to London after they supposedly called on him to call off his strike. "But the only thing I can tell you [is that] in January, the Costa situation was very clear, for the club for him and his agent". Costa has returned in the hope of beginning negotiations with.

Sport PSG and Neymar 'caught peeing in the pool'
Author: 0 PSG and Neymar 'caught peeing in the pool'

Neymar is peeing from the diving board into the swimming pool. We can't accept this. The comment about UEFA is a reference to the governing body's statement that City, unlike PSG, are not under an FFP investigation. "I need more money from TV, otherwise Manchester City with its oil will take all these players". Both were fined £16m and temporarily had the size of their Champions League squads reduced.

Sport Leicester City still attempting to sign Adrien Silva outside transfer window
Author: 0 Leicester City still attempting to sign Adrien Silva outside transfer window

But both clubs then had to submit documentation via FIFA's Transfer Matching System (TMS) to register Silva as a Leicester player - and that's where the British club missed its midnight deadline by 14 seconds. Leicester lined up Silva after agreeing to sell Danny Drinkwater to Chelsea for £35m but could face the prospect of him not playing for them until January.

Sport New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Author: 0 New York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Nick Williams went 2 for 5 with a double and three RBIs. Cesar Hernandez and J.P. Crawford added base hits of their own in the win. Reyes homered, singled and walked twice in Monday's 11-7 win and is batting.419 with nine walks, 12 runs and four stolen bases since coming off the disabled list August 26.

Sport What you need to know about the postponed Dolphins-Buccaneers game
Author: 0 What you need to know about the postponed Dolphins-Buccaneers game

The 2017 National Football League regular season gets underway this weekend, but the game between the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will not be played as scheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Following that game Miami will head to London to take on the New Orleans Saints and then immediately return home to face the Tennessee Titans and thus open Hard Rock Stadium for the season.

Sport Michael Bennett: Metro officer threatened to 'blow my f---ing head off'
Author: 0 Michael Bennett: Metro officer threatened to 'blow my f---ing head off'

According to Bennett the two officers then "singled me out and pointed their guns at me for doing nothing more than simply being a black man in the wrong place at the wrong time". The 31-year-old says he thought he was going to die and his life flashed before his eyes. "'What if I ever see them again?'" Bennett said such treatment is why he has sat during the national anthem before games and will continue to do so.

Sport Sloane Stephens makes US Open women's semifinals
Author: 0 Sloane Stephens makes US Open women's semifinals

The third set put Stephens in a unsafe position after she lost her serve. In the US Open quarterfinals, Stephens will play the victor of the match between No.16 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia and wild card Maria Sharapova from Russian Federation.

Sport Naveen 'doubts' BJP claim of winning 120 seats in Odisha
Author: 0 Naveen 'doubts' BJP claim of winning 120 seats in Odisha

But the political equation has been reversed in just about a year, with the BJP and its local allies now ruling in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Sikkim. "These preparations are a step in that direction", said NEDA chairman Himanta Biswa Sarma. Shah said PM Modi lists development in the northeast among his top priorities.

Sport Sean McDermott wants Tyrod Taylor to be
Author: 0 Sean McDermott wants Tyrod Taylor to be "one-eleventh" of offense

Sean McDermott's press conference on Monday to open up the week certainly had a lot going on. Lucky for the Bills, McDermott says Peterman is ready to go. The two offensive starters are expected to again Wednesday. On defense, E.J. Gaines has the "upper hand" to be the starter at corner opposite Tre'Davious White.

Author: 0 BREAKING NEWS>>>Miami cancels game at A-State with Irma approaching

But while there has been no official word yet, return travel to south Florida could have been extremely problematic - to the point where the UM travel party may have been stranded. The school also has canceled a home cross country meet, two home soccer games and volleyball matchups in Philadelphia against DE and Temple. "As we have seen from the tragic impact of Hurricane Harvey - and from South Florida's own experiences - the impacts of hurricanes can be devastating and long-lasting, and ...

Sport Emre Can contract demand revealed as Liverpool talks stall
Author: 0 Emre Can contract demand revealed as Liverpool talks stall

According to the Mirror , talks between Can and Liverpool over an extension "have hit an impasse" as a result. "I read in newspapers it was about money, but it isn't about money. Manager Jurgen Klopp is understood to be unhappy that there is no movement on Can's deal, and it remains to be seen whether Liverpool can convince the midfielder to sign new terms before the start of 2018.

Sport Arsenal's Mesut Ozil should know better than to criticise the critics
Author: 0 Arsenal's Mesut Ozil should know better than to criticise the critics

Actions speak louder than words and no one knows that better than Mesut Ozil . "Four years ago I was transferred in a last-minute deal from Real Madrid to Arsenal - Arsene Wenger convinced me. The Gunners had three high-profile players with contracts set to expire in summer 2018, and aimed to keep each of them and risking losing them for free in 12 months, as opposed to selling them now for large fees.

Sport White Sox RHP James Shields exits start with injury
Author: 0 White Sox RHP James Shields exits start with injury

Bauer (15-8) gave up two runs on three hits with nine strikeouts and one walk over 6-plus innings. Meanwhile, the Tribe has won 12 consecutive games. Ramirez now has three home runs in his last two games and 17 hits in his last eight games. Cleveland won't win every time they take the field and I'm not smart enough to figure out when the next loss happens so I'll just ride the hot streak...

Sport West Ham planning to take legal action against Sporting Lisbon communication director
Author: 0 West Ham planning to take legal action against Sporting Lisbon communication director

The transfer postmortem has got very public and very ugly, and West Ham should have known that poking Sporting with a stick, and certainly threatening the club, would lead to a Bruno explosion. David Sullivan and his brother, the D**** Brothers..." His brother Jack Sullivan, managing director of West Ham United Ladies and seemingly privy to inside information thanks to his father, has often provided updates on West Ham's transfer dealings.

Sport Pele backs Neymar's decision to leave Barcelona to join PSG
Author: 0 Pele backs Neymar's decision to leave Barcelona to join PSG

The CIES Football Observatory has released analysis on the deals conducted in the last window, which indicates the French giants got the worst value in Europe's top-five leagues in signing Mbappe in an initial season-long loan deal that will be made permanent for €180 million next summer.

Sport Chelsea name just two strikers (no Costa) in CL squad
Author: 0 Chelsea name just two strikers (no Costa) in CL squad

The Spain global was named in Chelsea's Premier League squad after the transfer window closed, but his future at the club remains uncertain. Nevertheless, with Costa not on the Blues roster, he is unable to play for Chelsea in the European competition, meaning he won't be cap-tied should a transfer materialize over the winter and Atletico Madrid remain in the competition that long.

Sport India opt to field in lone T20 against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 India opt to field in lone T20 against Sri Lanka

Hardik Pandya was rested for that fifth match on Sunday, and he too is expected to return to the playing eleven. Sri Lanka vs India : After 5 ODI series between India and Sri Lanka , now they are ready to face in only T20. Following a comfortable win in the Test and ODI series, India will look to continue their unbeaten streak in the island nation. So far, Yuvraj has scored 8701 runs for India in 304 ODIs, besides 1900 and 1177 runs from 40 Tests and 58 T20Is respectively.

Sport There's just something about Juan Martin del Potro
Author: 0 There's just something about Juan Martin del Potro

The two tennis giants marched into the last eight with straight-set victories to edge tantalisingly close to a long-awaited first-time showdown under New York's bright lights. open quarterfinal, first since he won the title in 2013. Venus Williams continued her remarkable renaissance by returning to the US Open semifinals for the first time since 2010.

Sport With match elsewhere under scrutiny, Dolgopolov faces Nadal
Author: 0 With match elsewhere under scrutiny, Dolgopolov faces Nadal

Up until his first break of the match in the second set, Nadal was 1 for 14 in break point chances. Nadal kept up his end of the bargain for the potential September 8 showdown with a straight sets win over Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov earlier on Monday and will need to get past 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev .

Sport UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launch

The issue has resurfaced since a North Korean launch in early July raised the possibility the country had created an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching North America. "This regime has signalled its contempt for its neighbours, for all members of the United Nations, and for minimum standards of acceptable worldwide behaviour", he said.

Sport Wasteful Wales leave it late to beat Moldova 2-0
Author: 0 Wasteful Wales leave it late to beat Moldova 2-0

Aaron Ramsey made it 2-0 for Wales deep into stoppage time. "They were better than we were on the night and deserved to win". "We want to make sure we use that on Tuesday against Moldova ". "We've got a huge game in Tbilisi next [against Georgia], we have to try to keep it alive and keep going". Liverpool's 17 year old Ben Woodburn returns to Melwood from his worldwide break with his head held highest following two crucial games for his country.

Sport Alexis Sanchez insists he'd fed up hearing from media critics
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez insists he'd fed up hearing from media critics

Alexis Sanchez has already said he wants to leave the club. Yet they remain confident Sanchez will be reunited with City boss Pep Guardiola - who he bought from Udinese in 2011 while managing Barcelona - within the next 12 months. "That's not the way to be on board with the football club". We are here to entertain people. "You get exhausted when you are criticised with or without reason, you get exhausted when people want to see you defeated".

Sport Mikel Makes AFCON, World Cup Pledge, Dismisses Retirement Talk
Author: 0 Mikel Makes AFCON, World Cup Pledge, Dismisses Retirement Talk

But Mikel has promised the team will make amends. Nigeria remain the leaders with 10 points, followed by Zambia on 4 points, Cameroon have 3 points and Algeria are the last with a single point. "We are very satisfied with the result". "We await Zambia and I believe the sweet story will be completed in great style". Mikel is not the only member of the Nigerian football family thrilled by the number of quality young stars available for the Super Eagles.

Sport Roger Federer wins in straight sets, advances to US Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Roger Federer wins in straight sets, advances to US Open quarterfinals

The Spaniard was without a Grand Slam title for three years but has returned to the top of the ATP rankings after reaching the final of the Australian Open and winning a 10th title at Roland Garros. The sun is back, and so are Federer and Nadal. But until then, will Juan Martin del Potro or Andrey Rublev spoil the party? Women's fourth round: No.

Sport National Football League will evaluate Bucs-Dolphins options this morning
Author: 0 National Football League will evaluate Bucs-Dolphins options this morning

The Dolphins are also in the unfortunate position of already losing one home game, as they face off against the New Orleans Saints in London on October 1. Expectations: Holes on defense rule out challenging Patriots in AFC East. Law of averages also works against Dolphins, who in Gase's first season won their final seven games decided by TD or less.

Sport Brazil says bribes were paid to bring 2016 Olympics to Rio
Author: 0 Brazil says bribes were paid to bring 2016 Olympics to Rio

An Associated Press photographer saw police at the house of Carlos Nuzman early Tuesday. The Rio de Janeiro federal prosecutor's office said the head of the committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, had been called in for questioning. Diack, his son Papa Massata Diack, and others were the subjects of a separate two-year French investigation probing allegations that they helped cover up failed drug tests and were involved in blackmailing athletes.

Sport Pablo Carreno Busta through to the US Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Pablo Carreno Busta through to the US Open semi-finals

Stephens, who missed 11 months with a left foot injury before returning at Wimbledon, has won 13 of her past 15 matches entering a Thursday semi-final against a later victor between two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and seven-time Grand Slam trophy-lifter Venus Williams .

Sport Saudi Arabia will go to World Cup, Syria surges to playoff spot
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia will go to World Cup, Syria surges to playoff spot

Japan only needed to avoid a loss to the Saudis to hand Australia a ticket to Russian Federation, but it was not to be although Vahid Halilhodzic's men had the better of large chunks of the game. "We'll push on. People loved us against Chile, they didn't against Japan ", he said. "We are all very happy". The Socceroos went into this game knowing that to keep the pressure on Saudi Arabia they had to win - and preferably by a big margin.

Sport Venus Williams faces fellow African American at fitting time
Author: 0 Venus Williams faces fellow African American at fitting time

In the 30-year-old Russian's first Slam since she tested positive for the banned blood booster meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, she ousted second-ranked Simona Halep in the first round and served notice her game remains formidable to any contender.

Sport Pakistan to tour England for Test series next year
Author: 0 Pakistan to tour England for Test series next year

Writing before Law's side successfully chased 322 on the final day, Hussain said that, while West Indies excel at Twenty20, Test cricket demands more, physically and mentally. "A five-Test series against India is at the heart of next summer's worldwide programme". England beat the Caribbean side by an innings and 209 runs in the first Test at Edgbaston before the Windies astonishingly turned the tables to win by five wickets to level the series.

Author: 0 Diamondbacks: Paul Goldschmidt out Monday's lineup

In four head-to-head meetings with the Dodgers over the past week, the Diamondbacks have won all four games by a combined score of 34-11, including a 13-0 rout on Monday that featured not only Martinez's four-homer game but also a 14-strikeout performance by starting pitcher Robbie Ray .

Sport Querrey not disappointed to lose to 'tough, aggressive' Anderson
Author: 0 Querrey not disappointed to lose to 'tough, aggressive' Anderson

Querrey, a 29-year-old from California, reached the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career at Wimbledon in July, knocking off 2016 champion Andy Murray in the process. He also partially lost a toenail during the 2h 57min match, but he said afterwards that it would not be a problem going into the clash against Querrey.

Sport Toronto cruises to victory in Boston — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Toronto cruises to victory in Boston — Blue Jays notebook

We want to be a champion". The Jays put the game away with three more runs off Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes in the ninth, the first the result of Smoak's 37th homer of the year. Rodriguez is 1-3 with a 6.15 ERA lifetime against the Jays, 0-0 in two games (one in relief) this season. That served as the backdrop for what had become a crucial game against the worst team in the division.

Sport Red Sox Apparently Used The Apple Watch To Steal Signs In Baseball
Author: 0 Red Sox Apparently Used The Apple Watch To Steal Signs In Baseball

I guess congratulations are in order to Tim Cook and company for finding a way to cross over into a new demographic. The trainer would send a message to other players on the bench, who would then signal the player at bat with the type of pitch that the pitcher was about to throw.

Sport Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25
Author: 0 Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25

To no surprise, the Texas Longhorns, the preseason No. 23 team which lost at home to Maryland , are already out of the top 25. MI jumped four spots up to No. The reigning national champs started No. 5 preseason in both the Associated Press and Coaches top-25s. College football's extended Week 1 means the Week 2 AP Top 25 poll came out on Tuesday afternoon ( as did the Coaches' Poll ).

Sport US Open glance: Quarterfinals to be set after Labor Day play
Author: 0 US Open glance: Quarterfinals to be set after Labor Day play

The crowd was certainly reminiscent of a Davis Cup throng, as the chants of " Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole Delpo, Delpo " rung around the 8,000 seater stadium. "That what's I am doing". Meanwhile, the 19-year-old Rublev was a 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-3 upset victor over ninth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium in a two-hour, five-minute match.

Sport Costa Rica vs Mexico
Author: 0 Costa Rica vs Mexico

The change didn't pay early dividends for the Americans, and Bruce Arena made his final change in the 73rd minute, subbing on Bobby Wood for Nagbe. The U.S. If they can replicate their performance in Couva, where they scored two early goals , it will go a long way in bringing them their first win against U.S.

Sport Star India pays over €2bn for IPL TV rights
Author: 0 Star India pays over €2bn for IPL TV rights

The IPL media rights have emerged more lucrative than the Indian team's home matches with Star set to pay Rs 55 crore for an IPL game - Rs 12 crore more than what it now pays for an worldwide fixture. In 2013, Star India invested $ 1 billion to expand sports programming beyond cricket and broadcast sports content in Indian languages. "As you can see from our bidding numbers, we made a conscious call that we will bid for the global rights", Shankar said after the bids were disclosed ...

Sport Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan
Author: 0 Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira joins Valencia on loan

However, Mourinho expects the Brazil youth global to make Old Trafford his long-term home . United clearly still have plans for the youngster in the future as no option to buy has been included as part of the deal, with some reports that the player is also set to sign a new contract with the Premier League giants.

Sport Ezekiel Elliott's status won't change Giants' game plan versus Cowboys
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott's status won't change Giants' game plan versus Cowboys

Harold Henderson, the arbitrator in Elliott's hearing for his appeal of a six-game suspension, has informed the NFL and NFLPA that he plans to reach a decision later Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports. According to documents examined by Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News , Elliott's ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson confirmed that she became friendly with former Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead , though she said the two were not dating.

Sport India aim to outclass Sri Lanka in one-off T20I
Author: 0 India aim to outclass Sri Lanka in one-off T20I

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and MS Dhoni's pair is the only pair with atleast a century stand in both ODIs and Tests for the eighth or lower wicket. Sri Lanka is in the severe practice to win at least a single match in the series. Only Sachin Tendulkar's 49 tons are more than Kohli's current tally, which have come in only 186 innings as compared to Tendulkar's 267 innings. With his dismissal walked in the man who is considered as the "world's best finisher"- MS Dhoni.

Sport Bell ready to get going
Author: 0 Bell ready to get going

Apparently, he didn't want to get hurt. Instead, he made it clear there are no hard feelings between himself and the organization, and that the focus now is on winning games, not his contract. Bell was said to have turned down a contract that would have paid him over $12 million per season. In 2016, he gained 144 yards rushing on 18 carries and had 34 yards on five receptions in a 43-14 win over Kansas City.

Sport Scotland keep World Cup hopes intact with comfortable Malta win
Author: 0 Scotland keep World Cup hopes intact with comfortable Malta win

He put his hand up to apologise but I managed to keep my head and the main thing was getting the three points. "Getting the win was the main thing". Malta is mathematically eliminated from qualifying for the next World Cup and has had a woeful display with seven losses from seven games and a goal differential of negative 17.

Sport Massa's advice to Stroll in P2: 'Just go for it'
Author: 0 Massa's advice to Stroll in P2: 'Just go for it'

Massa has already completed a test with the Jaguar FE team after approaching them about a drive for the 2016/17 season, before he agreed to rejoin Williams. "I'm happy we found today the vehicle was strong". "When we chose to go - after that, the conditions got a little bit worse". Grosjean added that a new asphalt surface on the straight had reduced its drainage capacity and explained why he accused the organisers of double standards.

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