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Sport Houston mayor announces nighttime curfew after floods
Author: 0 Houston mayor announces nighttime curfew after floods

Steve Perez. Police officials informed the Houston Chronicle on Tuesday that an officer drowned in his patrol unit on Sunday morning while on his way to work his shift. "Sgt. Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tried to get at his post .that's the ultimate sacrifice", he said. But Mayor Sylvester Turner has repeatedly knocked down such criticisms , insisting that a mass evacuation of Houston's 2 million citizens would create mass chaos and potentially threaten ...

Sport Can Ohio State, Indiana hit the over? 8/30/17
Author: 0 Can Ohio State, Indiana hit the over? 8/30/17

Ohio State had a dismal finish to an impressive year as they lost 31-0 to eventual National Champion Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. The Ohio State defensive secondary has been an express pass to the National Football League in recent years. So Meyer will rely on the Buckeyes' experience to deliver another marquee performance.

Sport US Open: Nadal vs Lajovic in Round of 128 Action
Author: 0 US Open: Nadal vs Lajovic in Round of 128 Action

In both subsequent sets, he broke in the first game, and then broke again, and aside from a brief lapse in fourth game of the second set to give one break back, he compensated immediately, and would serve out both sets, 6-2, in a little over half an hour apiece.

Sport Twitter reacts to yet another early Grand Slam exit for Zverev
Author: 0 Twitter reacts to yet another early Grand Slam exit for Zverev

I know that I could have done something that I haven't done before. "I felt like I should have been the favored there". "I just played very, very bad in the second and third sets", Zverev said. "I was struggling with my neck injury". Juan Martin del Potro , who won the title in 2009, begins his campaign against Switzerland's Henri Laaksonen with Maria Sharapova , Venus Williams and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set to follow the Argentine on the showpiece Ashe court.

Sport Nadal takes first step towards Federer US Open showdown
Author: 0 Nadal takes first step towards Federer US Open showdown

John McEnroe has criticised the US Open for not moving Roger Federer into the bottom half of the draw following Andy Murray's withdrawal from the tournament because of a hip injury. Nadal , who pulled out of Wimbledon in 2009 on the Friday night after the draw had been made due to ongoing knee problems, ultimately won comfortably against Lajovic but looked far from comfortable during the opening set under the roof on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Author: 0 Joseph doesn't expect trade of Ward

Ward. Several outlets reported on Tuesday afternoon that Ward is available, with the individual reporters only differing on whether the Broncos are taking or making the trade calls. Second-year sixth-rounder Will Parks and potentially promising undrafted player Jamal Carter could be tough to pass through waivers to the practice squad.

Sport World Cup 2018 Qualifier
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Going into Thursday's clash at Saitama Stadium, both Japan and Australia knew that victory would guarantee a spot in Russian Federation, with rivals Saudi Arabia having suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of UAE on Tuesday. A fourth consecutive Australian World Cup berth depends on it. "We want to continue to evolve and become a really strong team to compete at a World Cup and do well".

Sport Poor preparation to blame for edgy win, says Federer
Author: 0 Poor preparation to blame for edgy win, says Federer

The five-time Flushing Meadows victor lost the first set 4-6 to his 18-year-old opponent. 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.

Sport Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer
Author: 0 Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer

Federer eventually prevailed 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 in two hours and 37 minutes in a topsy-turvy encounter that raised further doubts about Federer's chances for an unprecedented sixth US Open title in the Open era. Unbeaten in his two previous 2017 Grand Slam events, Federer wrestled with an iffy serve throughout the first set and appeared distracted by the unsettling noise under the closed Arthur Ashe Stadium roof, unable to get his teeth into the match.

Sport Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open
Author: 0 Hip Injury Forces Andy Murray To Pull Out Of US Open

Open in 2012, has been struggling with the injury for much of the summer. "I tried obviously resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here", said Murray, who said he suffered the injury during his French Open semifinal loss to Stan Wawrinka in early June.

Sport 'I just don't think the game is safe for the brain'
Author: 0 'I just don't think the game is safe for the brain'

He discusses in the rest of the Times interview his experience on the field, stressing the potential for brain injury, and some of his ideas for ensuring safety in football. I used to go nuts, and now I'm like, I hope he gets up, '" Cunningham said with tears welling up in his eyes, via the newspaper. Duerson shot himself in the chest in 2011, sparing his brain so it could be studied.

Sport West Ham target Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes
Author: 0 West Ham target Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes

Prior to his switch to Barca, Gomes was rated as one of the best midfield prospects in Europe, which is why both Tottenham and West Ham are keen to try to kick-start his career. Spurs have a host of options in the centre of their midfield including Mousa Dembele, Harry Winks, Victor Wanyama and Eric Dier. Hoping to structure a free loan deal where we guarantee he will play 70% of games.

Sport Chandimal to miss remainder of ODI series against India
Author: 0 Chandimal to miss remainder of ODI series against India

He faced 145 balls, hitting 16 boundaries and two huge sixes. Play was held up for about half an hour, after which India recorded a six-wicket win. Dananjaya had the best bowling figures for Sri Lanka , 2-38. Sri Lanka: Chamara Kapugedara (capt), Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanna, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Chamara Kapugedera , Milinda Siriwardana, Malinda Pushpakumara, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Thisara Perera, Wanindu ...

Sport Celtics send Cavs 2nd-round pick to complete Irving-Thomas trade
Author: 0 Celtics send Cavs 2nd-round pick to complete Irving-Thomas trade

KYRIE Irving's blockbuster National Basketball Association trade from Cleveland to Boston will go ahead after the teams reportedly struck an agreement following a late setback. Multiple reports had Cavaliers management deciding to ask for more from the Celtics, including young players Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum , though Ainge told Altman early on in negotiations both players were off the table.

Sport Sanchez, Chamberlain deals represent the internal lack of ambition at Arsenal
Author: 0 Sanchez, Chamberlain deals represent the internal lack of ambition at Arsenal

With their initial cash bid for Sanchez turned down, City are expected to return with an improved offer for the forward, who is now in Chile for Thursday's World Cup qualifier with Paraguay. City made an official approach on Tuesday morning, but Arsenal insisted a player come in return, with the names of Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero mentioned.

Sport Hope springs eternal for West Indies
Author: 0 Hope springs eternal for West Indies

This was not just any win , though. The Caribbean islands, which were underperforming for the past decade or so in the longest format of the game, were finally able to make it count with a historic win against England in the Test series.

Sport Sindhu & coach Gopichand felicitated by Telangana CM
Author: 0 Sindhu & coach Gopichand felicitated by Telangana CM

Talking about the nail-biting final, Sindhu said: "Mentally and physically, it is just tiring". "At that point, all I was thinking was to get that point because it was World Championship final". Nehwal won a bronze medal in Glasgow . "This silver is something different as it is one year from Rio and I am happy to make it to the final again as everyone was gunning for me".

Sport Mourinho: Zlatan return is what Man Utd is all about!
Author: 0 Mourinho: Zlatan return is what Man Utd is all about!

But he also indicated the Swede would be included in the squad list for those matches, before saying he had "no idea at all" about when Ibrahimovic would be ready to play again. The 116-time Sweden global scored 28 goals in 46 appearances across all competitions for United last term, before picking up a knee injury which ended his season prematurely.

Author: 0 NJ representatives won't hold grudge against Texas, promise to support Harvey aid

Cruz, R-Texas, and other critics of the $60 billion Sandy aid package claimed that it was wasteful spending. "What was wrong was for Ted Cruz to exploit the disaster for political gain - that's what he was doing". What I said at the time, both to him and to everybody else was, if you represent a coastal state, don't do this, because your day is going to come and you're going to expect people to help you.

Author: 0 Why 85% of Houston homeowners have no flood insurance

And what would occur is the NFIP lapsed? "A single event, like Hurricane Harvey , does not precipitate insurance premium changes nationwide", a FEMA spokesman said in an email. Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster in the US history causing $15 billion in flood insurance losses. It will likely have to borrow more money to pay for Harvey, which is on track to be one of the most destructive in USA history.

Sport Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance
Author: 0 Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance

Leicester City also had a glorious chance to score in the 60th minutes when Jamie Vardy was superbly set up by Riyad Mahrez , but the forward could not beat David De Gea in goal for Manchester United . And like last week at Swansea , Mourinho's subs made the difference, scoring two vital goals to ensure that the Red Devils will go into the global break at the top of the Premier League table.

Sport City to return to Arsenal with improved bid for Sánchez
Author: 0 City to return to Arsenal with improved bid for Sánchez

Manchester City and Arsenal are now negotiating a deal for Alexis Sánchez, and the Gunners have asked for Raheem Sterling and cash to complete the transfer. Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract. England forward Sterling has featured in all three of City's games so far this season.

Sport Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs Frances Tiafoe

Open. Tiafoe, one of the best of the "New Gen" players who have been making their mark this year, mixes explosive power with a fine touch. "It was exciting and this is why I came to NY, to go through these emotions", he said with a laugh.