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Sport Former Villanova Basketball Coach Rollie Massimino Dies at Age 82
Author: 0 Former Villanova Basketball Coach Rollie Massimino Dies at Age 82

He was a finalist for enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame this year. He was the coach at Keiser, which recently changed its name from Northwood, since 2006. At Villanova he led the Wildcats to 11 NCAA tournament appearances in his 19 seasons at the helm. He coached them for two seasons before opting to become an assistant at the University of Pennsylvania under coach Chuck Daly.

Sport Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston
Author: 0 Dell Technologies Championship: Sleeper picks at TPC Boston

He won three times in a row earlier this year, and if he plays like he did on Sunday he'll definitely be up there this week. The American system is based on FedExCup points, while the worldwide team relies on the world ranking. Scott has not entered the winner's circle since March 2016 when he triumphed in the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Harold Varner III (91) is attempting to become the second player since the start of the playoffs to play his way into each of the first three legs, ...

Sport West Brom launch audacious bid to sign Grzegorz Krychowiak from PSG
Author: 0 West Brom launch audacious bid to sign Grzegorz Krychowiak from PSG

Primarily a central defensive midfielder, Krychowiak has 45 caps for the Polish national team and is renowned for his threat at set pieces, with a superior aerial prowess, a facet Pulis will be keen to harness to his side's advantage. "Grzegorz arrives with an impressive reputation that is well-earned and a CV in European football which clearly displays his qualities". He returned to France, where he had already played with Bordeaux and Reims, last summer, when he reunited with former boss ...

Sport Tottenham Complete Signing of Argentina Under-20 Centre-Back Juan Foyth
Author: 0 Tottenham Complete Signing of Argentina Under-20 Centre-Back Juan Foyth

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino (pic: Andrew Matthews/PA Images). It was what helped me decide that Tottenham was the right place to continue my career. In his first interview as a Tottenham Player, Juan Foyth has claimed that joining the club is " fulfilling my dream, even more so because I'm here ".

Sport Harvey Flooding Forces Texans To Play At Dallas
Author: 0 Harvey Flooding Forces Texans To Play At Dallas

O'Brien also announced the players and team would dedicate their 2017 season to the city of Houston. Thursday's game was moved to Dallas due to the impact the hurricane had on the city, but on Wednesday the National Football League determined the best plan of action was to call off the game.

Sport Royals fans haven't lost sense of humor despite team's scoreless streak
Author: 0 Royals fans haven't lost sense of humor despite team's scoreless streak

The Royals were two games out of first place on July 28 after a nine-game winning streak. With the loss, the Rays drop to 3 1/2 games behind the second wild card leading Minnesota Twins. INDIANS 6, YANKEES 2 Corey Kluber outpitched Luis Severino in a matchup of all-stars, and slumping Jose Ramirez hit two home runs to power visiting Cleveland past NY for its fifth consecutive victory.

Sport Mariners Acquire Former Giants Starting Pitcher From Cardinals
Author: 0 Mariners Acquire Former Giants Starting Pitcher From Cardinals

Ascanio, 21, is a switch-hitter who was signed by Seattle as an global free agent from Venezuela at age 16 in 2012. He has a career batting average of.240 with 15 home runs and 158 RBIs in 425 minor league games. His 154 innings pitched this year are third among Cardinals players, trailing over Carlos Martinez and Lance Lynn . Leake is under contract through the 2020 season with an option for 2021.

Sport Saudi Arabia's shock loss in UAE
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia's shock loss in UAE

But UAE refused to roll over, throwing the Group B permutations on their head on the back of two utterly brilliant strikes in either half. Ali Mabkhout equalised midway through the first half before Ahmed Khalil hammered home the victor in the 60th minute.

Sport Cavaliers could veto blockbuster trade if Celtics don't revise agreement
Author: 0 Cavaliers could veto blockbuster trade if Celtics don't revise agreement

If recovery from various hip ailments, including a bone bruise, does not proceed smoothly, there is at least a slight chance Thomas would miss most of the 2017-18 season, sources say. Those doubts led to Cleveland seeking additional compensation from the Celtics. "Once the sides re-engage, Cavaliers officials may try to make the case that Boston undersold them on the scope of the Thomas injury, and more specifically, how soon Thomas could be prepared to play this season".

Sport Celtics rumors: Cavs have not contacted since Isaiah Thomas initial report
Author: 0 Celtics rumors: Cavs have not contacted since Isaiah Thomas initial report

With Thomas already disgruntled, the deal between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers have a strong chance of happening. The NBA requires all traded players to pass a physical unless one of the team waives that right. Thomas , 28, will be an unrestricted free-agent in the summer of 2018. The Celtics have two first-round picks in 2018, and four more in 2019. The Cavs have also inquired about Jaylen Brown but Boston is resistant.

Sport Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain turns down £40 million offer from Chelsea
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain turns down £40 million offer from Chelsea

Arsenal have accepted an offer from their London rivals but the 24-year-old remained at St George's Park on Tuesday, training with England ahead of Friday's clash against Malta. The England midfielder, 24, turned down an offer worth a reported £180,000-per-week as he does not want to extend his current deal, which expires at the end of the 2017/18 season.

Sport Three big questions as the US Open kicks off in NY
Author: 0 Three big questions as the US Open kicks off in NY

For the first time since 2010, Venus Williams is competing at the U.S. Open without her record-setting sister Serena , who is now pregnant with her first child with fiance Alexis Ohanian . But Williams righted herself there, breaking for a 2-0 lead, then digging out of a love-40 hole with five consecutive points for 3-0 and was on her way.

Sport How to Watch Roger Federer vs. Frances Tiafoe
Author: 0 How to Watch Roger Federer vs. Frances Tiafoe

Federer will face either Blaz Kavcic or Mikhail Youzhny in the second round, with the Swiss star and Rafael Nadal the only men able to complete their opening matches on a rain-affected day. This was Tiafoe's first match on Ashe full stop, with the teenager looking for his maiden US Open victory. It was Federer's first match in NY since 2015, after he missed last year's US Open because of his knee injury.

Sport 'Great British Bake Off' Channel 4 Debut Draws 6.5M Viewers
Author: 0 'Great British Bake Off' Channel 4 Debut Draws 6.5M Viewers

Great British Bake Off will continue next Tuesday at 8pm on Channel Four - and it is biscuit week. The moment none of us could have anticipated would be one of the top entertainment stories of 2014, Iain Watters made headlines when his ruined Baked Alaska wound up in the bin, which he then frustratedly presented to the judges as his finished product.

Sport Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
Author: 0 Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub

The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, October 26th. Acorda Therapeutics had 19 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.95 per share, with a total value of $339,000.00. These and other risks are described in greater detail in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sport US Open: Federer survives first round scare in five-set thriller
Author: 0 US Open: Federer survives first round scare in five-set thriller

However, the fourth set did not play out as many expected, with two breaks of the Federer serve helping Tiafoe clinch it 6-1 in 23 breath-taking minutes. "I believe it's just that the guys who are hurt lately, it's mostly because they are 30-plus", the 19-time grand slam champion said. "It was exciting, it's why I came to NY, to go through these emotions".

Sport Serge Aurier's move to Tottenham 'imminent' as work permit agreed
Author: 0 Serge Aurier's move to Tottenham 'imminent' as work permit agreed

He was given a two-month "convertible" prison sentence , which his lawyers have argued he will never have to serve, a €600 fine and a €1,500 damages bill. The Ivorian took to social media to express his delight at the decision, having been eager to join up with Mauricio Pochettino in north London. The Ivory Coast global can play across the back-line and will be joined by Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth once work permit issues are finalised.

Sport Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss season
Author: 0 Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss season

Cilic has inherited Murray's first-round tie against Tennys Sandgren , which looks a lot more straightforward on paper than his original match with Gilles Simon . Murray , who will miss a slam for the first time since the French Open in 2013, said: "If I get myself fit and healthy, there is no reason why I can't (come back at the same level)".

Sport Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury
Author: 0 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury

For the Croatian player is a good chance to make another deep run in NY, a scenario that is not a novelty for him. The 30-year-old must now decide what to do moving forward and whether to follow Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori , who have all brought their seasons to an early end because of injury.

Sport US Open 2017: Rafa Nadal questions 'strange' timing of AndyMurray's withdrawal
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Rafa Nadal questions 'strange' timing of AndyMurray's withdrawal

It's no accident and at a recent event, Nadal says it has everything to do with his age. Nadal, 31, and Federer, 36, have never faced each other on the NY hardcourts but could meet in the semi-finals. Open matches to 13-0. The umpire has to control that. I enjoy it and I have unforgettable memories from this tournament and this court, because the energy is different from in other places.

Sport Rhonda Rousey & Travis Browne Marry In Beautiful Intimate Ceremony
Author: 0 Rhonda Rousey & Travis Browne Marry In Beautiful Intimate Ceremony

And while the in-ring question of what's next for Ronda Rousey remains a place (save for a recent ringside appearance at the WWE's now on-going Mae Young Classic tournament in support of fellow Four Horsewoman Shayna Baszler ) on a personal level it seems Rousey's next big step is to suplex some wedding vows.

Sport Man City to offer Raheem Sterling, cash for Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Man City to offer Raheem Sterling, cash for Alexis Sanchez

They haven't been bold in their transfer business and signing Naby Keita for next summer, even in a club record deal, isn't going to do it. Sterling has made a bright start to the league campaign with two goals in three games, but he could potentially push for a move as Sanchez's arrival could hamper his chances of regular game time .

Sport Sri Lankan cricket selectors resign
Author: 0 Sri Lankan cricket selectors resign

Former Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is one of the most popular cricketers on earth and besides India , the wicketkeeper-batsman has a huge fan base in Sri Lanka . Lasith Malinga will lead the side in his absence with suspended captain Upul Tharanga expected to return in the final ODI on September 3. During the Test series against India , Sri Lanka used two captains in veteran spinner Rangana Herath who had to come in to replace Dinesh Chandimal.

Sport Sharjeel Khan: Pakistan batsman banned for five years after match-fixing inquiry
Author: 0 Sharjeel Khan: Pakistan batsman banned for five years after match-fixing inquiry

The Pakistan player was facing five charges of breaches of PCB's anti-corruption code and was found guilty on all five. The specific articles both cricketers alleged to have violated are: 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.4.4 and 2.4.5. Both parties seem to be unhappy with the decision, with a source close to the matter telling The Express Tribune that the PCB wanted a life ban for Sharjeel in order to set an example, whereas the player's lawyer is also planning an appeal for obvious reasons.

Sport Van Dijk expects to join Liverpool in next 48 hours
Author: 0 Van Dijk expects to join Liverpool in next 48 hours

Arsenal fans will be eagerly waiting to see what happens in the remaining days of the transfer window after the Gunners suffered a humiliating 4-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp is still hoping to land the Dutch worldwide and the Independent claim van Dijk remains keen to move to Anfield as it's by far his preferred destination.

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