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Sport New Zealand appeals World Rugby decision on Sonny Bill William's ban
Author: 0 New Zealand appeals World Rugby decision on Sonny Bill William's ban

SONNY BILL WILLIAMS has appealed against a World Rugby ruling that left him unavailable for New Zealand's Bledisloe Cup opener against Australia. The All Blacks centre was sent off for a unsafe shoulder charge on Lions winger Anthony Watson in the second test in Wellington earlier this month and suspended for four matches.

Sport Titans signing pass rusher Erik Walden
Author: 0 Titans signing pass rusher Erik Walden

He was waived Friday with a non-football injury designation. Earlier, he was accused of assault and sued - along with teammate Tajae Sharpe - for $500,000 in connection to an incident that took place outside a Nashville nightclub in April.

Sport Chiefs trade LB DJ Alexander to Seahawks for LB Kevin Pierre-Louis
Author: 0 Chiefs trade LB DJ Alexander to Seahawks for LB Kevin Pierre-Louis

Chiefs fans saw Pierre-Louis at Arrowhead Stadium n last year's preseason opener, picking up two tackles and pass defended. Alexander made the 2017 AFC Pro Bowl team as an alternate last season. He finished the season with 12 tackles and also logged 71 defensive snaps. He missed most of the 2014 season due to a shoulder injury and has only started one game in his career.

Sport Red Sox LHP Price headed to DL due to elbow ailment
Author: 0 Red Sox LHP Price headed to DL due to elbow ailment

Boston placed the lefty on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to July 25 with elbow inflammation. CSNNE is reporting that Brian Johnson is expected to take the mound instead. But Price has come under fire lately when details of his heated altercation with Red Sox color commentator Dennis Eckersley on a team plane last month came to light over the weekend.

Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the money
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the money

Ibrahimovic, without a club after suffering a serious knee injury before his United deal expired at the end of last season, has his lovely big face printed on the new 1,000 kroner note. "Obviously Zlatan is a leader, always a big leader", Pogba said . "I can learn from him, from Carras, all the other players and become a leader".

Sport Baltimore Ravens could sign QB Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens could sign QB Colin Kaepernick

But they needed another arm for training camp in the short term, with ESPN noting that Baltimore had offensive assistant coach Matt Weiss line up under center and hand off to running backs during drills on the first day of practice Thursday.

Sport F1's Halo Would Look Much Better With Helmet Livery Designs
Author: 0 F1's Halo Would Look Much Better With Helmet Livery Designs

In terms of manufacturing design, FIA race director Charlie Whiting said "it's going to be a one-part (piece) made by one company, so they all have to fit the same one". "If this is the most effective way to protect heads, it's more than welcome", said the Spaniard. "The aesthetics, I don't care too much", he admitted.

Sport Stephon Marbury Calls Derrick Rose's $2.1 Million Contract a 'Crime'
Author: 0 Stephon Marbury Calls Derrick Rose's $2.1 Million Contract a 'Crime'

Teams drafted point guards (Lakers, Dallas Mavericks, Philadelphia 76ers), and re-signed starters (Toronto Raptors and New Orleans Pelicans) and found veterans on the market (Sacramento Kings and Minnesota Timberwolves). The Lakers believed that Rose, who had been working out at LA's practice facility lately, could help the development of their rookie point guard Lonzo Ball, the No 2 pick in the National Basketball Association draft.

Sport Clay Helton says OJ Simpson won't be around the USC program
Author: 0 Clay Helton says OJ Simpson won't be around the USC program

Exactly 50 years after he began one of the best two-year college football careers of all time, Simpson will be released from prison after serving almost 10 years of a sentence stemming from robbery and kidnapping convictions. Simpson's robbery conviction came 13 years after he was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, in what's been called the "Trial of the Century".

Sport West Ham boss Bilic confirms Antonio to miss start of season
Author: 0 West Ham boss Bilic confirms Antonio to miss start of season

One in Spain, two in Italy. - Reuters picLONDON, July 28 ― West Ham United midfielder Michail Antonio is recovering ahead of schedule from a hamstring surgery but will still miss their opening Premier League game against Manchester United, manager Slaven Bilic has said .

Sport Neymar Storms Out Of Barcelona Training After Bust Up With Teammate
Author: 0 Neymar Storms Out Of Barcelona Training After Bust Up With Teammate

We were in a relaxed atmosphere with other teammates when we took that photo, and that's how that went. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu had a meeting with Neymar in the U.S. "We want him to continue, continue with us". Pique posted a picture of himself with Neymar , along with the simple message "se queda", which translates as "he stays".

Sport Father of tennis champ Mark Philippoussis denies molesting girls
Author: 0 Father of tennis champ Mark Philippoussis denies molesting girls

Nikolaos Philippoussis, 68 , is charged with multiple counts of lewd acts with two minors in the United States, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday night. "This caught everyone completely flat-footed", Mr Tegnelia said. "It is quite a colossal amount", defence lawyer Ryan Tegnelia said. He will likely remain in jail until his case is finalised, which could take more than a year, as Judge David Danielsen agreed to substantially raise the bail from $US2.5 million to $US9.2 ...

Author: 0 Alexis to SWERVE Arsenal training return

Since joining Arsenal , the 28-year-old has established himself as one of Europe's finest forwards and his form last season, in which he scored 24 Premier League goals , has seen him linked with moves away from the Emirates - with Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City both heavily linked.

Sport Antonio Conte questions Tottenham's Premier League title ambitions
Author: 0 Antonio Conte questions Tottenham's Premier League title ambitions

While Tottenham Hotspur were perhaps the closest challengers, it is fair to say that the 2016/17 English Premier League season was all about Chelsea's stylish canter towards the title as they finished seven points clear at the top. "For me, Kane, now, is one of the best strikers in the world". Conte has defended his policy when it comes to youngsters trying to break into the first team and suggested that Chelsea is not the ideal place for them to do so.

Sport Newcastle United beat Ahletic Bilbao to Mikel Merino signature
Author: 0 Newcastle United beat Ahletic Bilbao to Mikel Merino signature

Dortmund are reluctant to let him go permanently, however, and therefore he is expected to join Rafael Benitez's side on loan with a €7m option to buy the midfielder. The Spanish midfielder only made 6 Bundesliga outings, two of which were starts. That form helped clinch a move to German giants Borussia Dortmund but predictably he found first team football a bit harder to come by.

Author: 0 F1 Hungarian GP: Vettel 'not stressing too much' despite recent Mercedes gains

I'm not stressing too much, on paper it should be a good race for us. "Without a doubt we hope it stays the way that it's swung this time but, as you know, a pendulum swings". Mercedes motorsport chief Toto Wolff had a similarly cautious approach regarding Hamilton. If you look at the qualifying stats we've had that gap and then the race gets a little bit closer and it's been a bit more scattered through the 10 races.

Sport Sauber and Honda pull plug on 2018 deal
Author: 0 Sauber and Honda pull plug on 2018 deal

And there is still a chance that Honda may find itself without a team to supply by 2018, as McLaren has reportedly been looking to return to Mercedes power after being let down by the Japanese manufacturer three years on the trot and with no signs of improvement on the horizon.

Sport Conte: Kane would be my 'dream' striker
Author: 0 Conte: Kane would be my 'dream' striker

Chelsea have parted with about £130m for three players - forward Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco and defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma. Otherwise you continue to stay in your level. 'My question is this: What are Tottenham's expectations?' "Tottenham is a really good team, if they are able to keep the same squad as last season".

Sport COA serves notice to BCCI on Rahul Johri's ouster from SGM
Author: 0 COA serves notice to BCCI on Rahul Johri's ouster from SGM

However, the BCCI wants the existing membership status to be restored. By including the size and constitution of the apex council, the board has sought more powers to the office-bearers as against the CEO. "The secretary said the strict interpretation (of the order) we will go by and that's why all staff must go", the official told The Indian Express. The board was a bit apprehensive over listing its difficulties and it was believed that it had come to terms with the age cap of 70.

Sport Canadian Open: Matt Kuchar feels 'dizzy,' 'weak' during Round 1
Author: 0 Canadian Open: Matt Kuchar feels 'dizzy,' 'weak' during Round 1

Had a rain jacket on. On Monday (NZT) at Royal Birkdale in England, he finished three strokes behind Spieth. He stumbled at the hockey-themed par-3, 7th hole, with a double-bogey but immediately righted the ship with a birdie at eight and wrapped up his day at 6-under.

Sport Porsche to end LMP1 programme after 2017
Author: 0 Porsche to end LMP1 programme after 2017

It's official: Porsche will enter the FIA Formula E championship with a factory-backed team in season six, starting in the winter of 2019. Porsche, however, has taken the checkered flag at the last three 24 Hours of Le Mans . "Porsche is working with alternative, innovative drive concepts". RACER.com sources and multiple German outlets are reporting that Porsche's withdrawal from Le Mans and the WEC was approved at board level on Wednesday.

Sport Mets Trade Lucas Duda Tampa Bay Rays For Relief Prospect Drew Smith
Author: 0 Mets Trade Lucas Duda Tampa Bay Rays For Relief Prospect Drew Smith

The right-handed reliever's fastball tops out at 96 miles per hour, according to scouts, and he's posted a 1.60 ERA with 40 strikeouts in 45 innings in the minor leagues this season. Speaking of Smiths, the Mets get a good one in 23-year-old Drew Smith , a hard-throwing reliever. He's shown some pop during his pro career, hitting 17 homers in 79 games in his first full season and 18 over 132 contests between Double-A and Triple-A a year ago.

Sport Odell Beckham hopes to be highest paid player in NFL
Author: 0 Odell Beckham hopes to be highest paid player in NFL

In fact, the 15 highest-paid players for the 2017 season, and 18 of the top 20, are quarterbacks (per NFL.com ). "I believe that I will be hopefully not just the highest-paid receiver in the league, but the highest-paid, period", he said (h/t NJ Advance Media's James Kratch ).

Sport JaVale McGee to stay with Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 JaVale McGee to stay with Golden State Warriors

McGee celebrated by posting a video on Snapchat of him dancing to "Welcome Back" by Ma$e... The 29-year-old appeared in 77 games last season, averaging 6.1 points, 3.1 rebounds and just under a block a game. McGee began his career with the Washington Wizards before bouncing around to Denver, Philadelphia, and Dallas, before landing with the Warriors .

Sport Dan Gilbert hints Cavaliers offered Kyrie Irving for Paul George
Author: 0 Dan Gilbert hints Cavaliers offered Kyrie Irving for Paul George

But the ESPN analyst is surprised that he would want to move away from James . The Cavs reached the National Basketball Association finals each of the past three seasons, falling to the Warriors in 2015, capturing the trophy over the Warriors in 2016, and falling again to Golden State this season.

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