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Sport NFLPA files request to block Ezekiel Elliott suspension
Author: 0 NFLPA files request to block Ezekiel Elliott suspension

The NFL had no comment on the filing. Additionally, according to Florio, Lisa Friel, the National Football League special counsel for investigations, allegedly told Goodell in a separate meeting that there was sufficient evidence to suspend Elliott .

Author: 0 Tigers P Justin Verlander vetoes trade to the Astros

Verlander won Rookie of the Year in 2006, the AL Cy Young award in 2011 and AL MVP award in 2011. The Angels acquired a pair of veteran stars to bolster their playoff push, acquiring four-time All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from Detroit and second baseman Brandon Phillips from Atlanta.

Sport Sabathia shuts down Red Sox again
Author: 0 Sabathia shuts down Red Sox again

Sabathia (11-5) made his 250th start for the Yankees and beat the Red Sox for the fifth straight time. He also had help from his defense. I don't care what they have to say. Sabathia held nothing personal against Nunez or any of the Red Sox. Castro reached on an infield single to load the bases for Judge, who swung at the first pitch and popped to first, drawing a smattering of boos from the crowd.

Sport Vikings are 3-point favorites vs. Dolphins in preseason finale
Author: 0 Vikings are 3-point favorites vs. Dolphins in preseason finale

Edmond Robinson started the first exhibition, Ben Gedeon the next two. It's not sacrosanct that National Football League teams must hold all their starters out of the fourth preseason game, and for the Vikings' first-team offense, there might be something to be gained from a series or two of productive work after the group produced just three points in its first 12 exhibition drives.

Author: 0 Pyongyang 'sentences to death' reviewers of British book on North Korea

It declared that journalists Son Hyo Rim and Yang Ji Ho-who work for South Korean newspapers Dong-A Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo-and Kim Jae Ho and Pang Sang Hun, who serve as director general of the two titles respectively, had received a death sentence by the Central Court of the DPRK.

Sport Ronda Rousey was just like 'every other bride,' says dress designer
Author: 0 Ronda Rousey was just like 'every other bride,' says dress designer

UFC star-turned-actress Ronda Rousey stunned guests at her secret Hawaiian wedding by wearing a couture bridal gown by Israeli designer Galia Lahav . (Rousey's nicknamed after "Rowdy" Roddy Piper .) "She's definitely interested". I think she´s shown it in UFC, she´s shown it in Hollywood, she´s shown it everywhere.

Sport Big blow for Newcastle United as star charged by the FA
Author: 0 Big blow for Newcastle United as star charged by the FA

Mitrovic has until 6pm on 30th August 2017 to respond to the charge and potentially launch an appeal. 'Each referee panel member will review the video footage independently of one another to determine whether they consider it a sending-off offence.

Sport Lucas Perez leaves Arsenal on loan
Author: 0 Lucas Perez leaves Arsenal on loan

During his two seasons with Depor , Perez scored 24 times in 58 La Liga appearances. Having banged in the goals in his final season with Deportivo , which convinced Arsenal to spend £17million on him, Perez will now hope to hit the ground running on his return to La Liga.

Sport Premier League clubs splash out record £1.4bn in summer splurge
Author: 0 Premier League clubs splash out record £1.4bn in summer splurge

The spree means gross spending by Premier League clubs has now broken the £10bn barrier since the first transfer window of January 2003. Under the rules in the Premier League Handbook 2017/18 (Download PDF, size: 46.1MB), there are restrictions on how many players Premier League clubs can loan from other Premier League/English clubs.

Sport Woods cleared to start short-game practice
Author: 0 Woods cleared to start short-game practice

And even if the 41-year-old Woods makes a return, given his last few "comebacks", it may not last very long. Let's get this out of the way: There's still a while to go before you will see Tiger Woods tee it up on the PGA Tour again. In the early morning hours of Memorial Day , he was arrested for DUI not far from his Florida home; according to a toxicology report, he had the drugs Vicodin, Dilaudid, Xanax, Ambien and THC in his system at the time.

Sport Collymore reacts on Twitter to Fernando Llorente to Tottenham Hotspur speculation
Author: 0 Collymore reacts on Twitter to Fernando Llorente to Tottenham Hotspur speculation

A move to join Spurs seems like the better option for Llorente when compared to Chelsea . Llorente has agreed a two-year deal with the north London club and exits Swansea after just one season in Wales. Tottenham opened negotiations with Swansea last night and managed to reach an agreement over a fee with the Welsh outfit for Llorente earlier today.

Sport Crystal Palace place surprise £10million bid for West Ham man
Author: 0 Crystal Palace place surprise £10million bid for West Ham man

Mackay's horse, Siege of Boston, won in a photo-finish, but, fittingly, The Happy Hammer was a non-runner in the same race. Rennes and Crystal Palace are believed to be locked in the battle for Sakho, but West Ham chiefs will first have to change their minds before a deadline day move could be completed.

Sport Virat Kohli Gives Emotional Speech on MS Dhoni Playing 300 ODIs
Author: 0 Virat Kohli Gives Emotional Speech on MS Dhoni Playing 300 ODIs

Dhoni played a major role in helping India gain the upper hand early in the Lankan innings. With the ODI series already in the bag, India amassed 375-5 after electing to bat and had looked on course for a 400-plus total while Kohli and Sharma were at the crease.

Sport Ravens donate $1M to help people of Texas
Author: 0 Ravens donate $1M to help people of Texas

The collection campaign will continue through September 6, according to a company news release. Food City locations throughout Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee and North Georgia are participating. WBAL reports the team announced Thursday that the gift will be sent to the United Way of Greater Houston, with the funds split among the United Way Relief Fund for Hurricane Harvey, the Salvation Army of Houston and the American Red Cross.

Sport Bulls' Cameron Payne To Have Surgery On Right Foot Again
Author: 0 Bulls' Cameron Payne To Have Surgery On Right Foot Again

Payne - Chicago's main return for Taj Gibson , Doug McDermott and a second-rounder in a pre-deadline trade last season - looked dismal in his partial season with the Bulls. With Payne out until late-November or maybe even December, Kris Dunn and Jerian Grant will get a lot of run in the Chicago backcourt. In order to resupply their asset cupboard, the Bulls traded superstar swingman Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, opening up playing time for the team's younger players.

Sport Leeds United complete another major deal on deadline day
Author: 0 Leeds United complete another major deal on deadline day

Cibicki, 23, joins Leeds for an undisclosed fee that was reported to be around £1.45m in the Swedish press. The former Germany Under-21 worldwide has been signed to compete with Caleb Ekuban, Jay-Roy Grot and Cibicki for the Leeds spearhead role following the sale of Chris Wood to Burnley.

Sport US Open: Roger Federer ousts teen Frances Tiafoe in five-set thriller
Author: 0 US Open: Roger Federer ousts teen Frances Tiafoe in five-set thriller

Elina Svitolina made short work of Evgeniya Rodina, her unseeded second-round opponent. All the more so with the Swiss having had an extra day of rest. Many see this US Open as the most unpredictable in years. Federer looked to be cruising after a stellar opening set, but he failed to serve out the second set and the fourth, though he still managed to snag the latter to force a deciding set.

Sport US Open: Rafael Nadal not letting potential Roger Federer clash cloud goal
Author: 0 US Open: Rafael Nadal not letting potential Roger Federer clash cloud goal

If I had felt that my back was going to get worse every match , I probably wouldn't have played. Federer , who won Wimbledon last month without dropping a set, dropped serve in the opening game after three successive unforced errors and created only one break point in the first set, which Tiafoe won with something to spare.

Sport Decision time for McLaren over Honda future
Author: 0 Decision time for McLaren over Honda future

Over at the troubled McLaren-Honda end of the pit lane, hopes for the weekend are mixed, with the weekend written off for Fernando Alonso as a time to take engine penalties , but chalked up as an opportunity by Stoffel Vandoorne. "We had it planned", said Alonso of giving Vandoorne a tow. We have everything. We just miss to be more competitive, which is the most important thing.

Sport Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say
Author: 0 Braves' Brandon Phillips on verge of trade to Angels, sources say

Los Angeles also announced a trade for Justin Upton from the Detroit Tigers earlier Thursday. They're only 2 1/2 games back of the Yankees for the first wild card spot. Phillips will make $14 million this season, though the Reds are paying $13 million of that, so the financial commitment for the Angels is minimal.