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Sport We are happy with Valtteri Bottas, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff
Author: 0 We are happy with Valtteri Bottas, says Mercedes boss Toto Wolff

It's a fact reinforced by the performance of Hamilton and Bottas during the practice races, per BBC Sport's Andrew Benson : "Hamilton was 0.435 seconds quicker than the Finn-and more than a second in front of title rival Sebastian Vettel , who is seven points ahead after 12 of 20 races".

Sport Broncos release three-time Pro Bowl safety TJ Ward
Author: 0 Broncos release three-time Pro Bowl safety TJ Ward

But they aren't going to miss Ward's play on the field as much as you'd think - or as much as the Broncos players seem think, as they continue their woe-is-me mutiny on Twitter. Second-year pro Justin Simmons has stood out in place of Ward, who missed most of training camp and all of the preseason with a torn hamstring. With teams needing to cut down to 53 players on their roster by 4 p.m.

Sport Patriots trade Brissett to Colts for WR Phillip Dorsett
Author: 0 Patriots trade Brissett to Colts for WR Phillip Dorsett

Scott Tolzien is expected to start if Luck isn't able to play against the Los Angeles Rams. The former Miami star struggled to break out in the Indianapolis offense, recording 753 yards and three touchdowns on 51 receptions in two seasons.

Sport Patriots trade QB Brissett to Colts for WR Dorsett
Author: 0 Patriots trade QB Brissett to Colts for WR Dorsett

The Patriots have Tom Brady and Jimmy Garoppolo ahead of Brissett on the depth chart, and while they kept three quarterbacks past year, the chance to add Dorsett at a dual position of need (receiver/returner) was obviously viewed as fair value by the club.

Sport Browns trade for Steelers WR Sammie Coates
Author: 0 Browns trade for Steelers WR Sammie Coates

Originally a third-round pick by Pittsburgh in 2015, Coates has appeared in 20 games with five starts. Coates appeared in 14 games last season, hauling in 21 catches for 435 yards and two touchdowns. In Cleveland, he projects as the third receiver behind Corey Coleman and Kenny Britt . He has averaged 25-yards per kick return. Coates will get a chance to play against his former team in Week 1 as the Steelers visit Cleveland.

Sport This Performance From Thomas Lemar Will Seriously Excite Liverpool Fans
Author: 0 This Performance From Thomas Lemar Will Seriously Excite Liverpool Fans

The 21-year-old winger was fantastic for the Ligue 1 champions in the last campaign but it must be remembered that the team have already lost stars like Mendy, Bakayoko and Silva. They have mapped out a proposal that would see them pay £74million and they could use Divock Origi as a makeweight in the deal; the Belgium striker is surplus to requirements at Anfield but Liverpool do not want to sell him to Premier League rivals, which rules out Tottenham.

Sport Houston floods: Harvey rains to worsen Texas city's plight
Author: 0 Houston floods: Harvey rains to worsen Texas city's plight

August 29 marks the anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans. Edwards says more than 600 members of the Louisiana National Guard are on storm-related duty. "It's rough", she said, her voice cracking. CEO Ana Zorilla says the New Orleans shelter moved animals from its shelter and one about 125 miles away to the Atlanta and Greater Birmingham humane societies.

Sport Brazilian sources back-up Liverpool €500m transfer claim
Author: 0 Brazilian sources back-up Liverpool €500m transfer claim

Torres left Liverpool as a pantomime villain in January 2011 and headed south to league rivals Chelsea in a then-British transfer record for £58.5m. But, if Coutinho starts turning in excellent performances for Liverpool , any misdemeanours will be quickly forgotten. We probably haven't seen the last of the Philippe Coutinho Barcelona saga but Liverpool are hopeful of moving on after including the Brazilian attacker in the squad for the Champions League this season.

Sport Serena Williams welcomes baby girl
Author: 0 Serena Williams welcomes baby girl

The 23-time Grand Slam victor is over the moon about her little bub she shares with fiance Alexis Ohanian , and is keen for women all across the world to know that one's career doesn't stop after having a baby, despite anything society may tell us.

Sport US Open: Karolina Pliskova battles past qualifier Nicole Gibbs
Author: 0 US Open: Karolina Pliskova battles past qualifier Nicole Gibbs

The world number one had the advantage of serving first and made the most of it, breaking the American just once as she won the final three games to send the match to a decider. Two seeded American advanced, however. That's what I was trying to make happen out there. Shelby Rogers defeated Daria Gavrilova in the longest-ever US Open women's match on Thursday in 3-hours and 33-minutes.

Sport Deadline dealing: Verlander traded to Astros; Angels add two All-Stars
Author: 0 Deadline dealing: Verlander traded to Astros; Angels add two All-Stars

Just like that, the Astros again look like favorites to win the American League. Of course, the Orioles' loss against the Toronto Blue Jays knocked them back a game as the Yankees won against the Boston Red Sox. With the trade from the Tigers to the Angels , Upton goes from batting behind the likes of Alex Presley, Dixon Machado and Andrew Romine to batting behind Mike Trout .

Sport Texans-Cowboys game canceled after being moved from floods
Author: 0 Texans-Cowboys game canceled after being moved from floods

They were here this morning, they practiced. "We've been truly inspired by the resilience we have seen as people continue to deal with what's going on". "I think there are much bigger things at hand, absolutely", Watt said. "These guys have a great opportunity to go back to the city and check on their own families, get involved in the community and rally it in a lot of ways".

Sport Federer and Nadal kick off US Open campaigns
Author: 0 Federer and Nadal kick off US Open campaigns

Rafael Nadal hinted at annoyance with the timing of Andy Murray's withdrawal from the US Open , describing it as "difficult to understand". Aug 29, 2017; New York , NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a backhand against Frances Tiafoe of the United States (not pictured) on day two of the U.S.

Sport United loan out Pereira again, but crucial clause is omitted
Author: 0 United loan out Pereira again, but crucial clause is omitted

Prior reports suggest Valencia have paid United €3m to cover the cost of Pereira's loan and wages. The Belgian-born Brazilian global, who signed for the Red Devils in 2014, spent last season on loan with Granada. The 21-year-old joined United as a 16-year-old and went on to make his first-team debut in the 2014/15 season, where he has since made a combined 10 competitive appearances for the Red Devils.

Sport Transfer Shock As Arsenal Back In For Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Transfer Shock As Arsenal Back In For Liverpool Target Thomas Lemar

Arsenal target Thomas Lemar scored a stunning goal for France in their 4-0 victory over the Netherlands on Thursday. Liverpool chiefs are flying out to Monaco to push through a deal for Thomas Lemar . Reports claim the completion of the transfer is only a matter of hours. Manager Arsene Wenger has made it clear all summer that Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will not leave the club.

Sport Final Raiders 53-man roster prediction following 17-13 loss vs. Seahawks
Author: 0 Final Raiders 53-man roster prediction following 17-13 loss vs. Seahawks

The Seahawks are heading into the year in a weak NFC West, and they've looked solid through their first three weeks of preseason action, going 3-0 in their first three games of the year. Manuel finished the night nine of 14 throwing, with a touchdown and 85 yards to his name. Cook played only the final quarter and went 9-of-15 for 83 yards and a touchdown.

Sport Opportunity knocks for US Open hopefuls with Cilic the latest big-name casualty
Author: 0 Opportunity knocks for US Open hopefuls with Cilic the latest big-name casualty

Only Sam Querrey has even made a slam semi-final, while his fellow American John Isner is the highest seed left at 10. The lack of match play appears to have cost him, with Argentinian Schwartzman winning 4-6 7-5 7-5 6-4. The 17th-seeded Querrey blasted 19 aces and 49 winners on his way to a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Radu Albot of Moldova. Murray joined Novak Djokovic , defending champion Stan Wawrinka , Milos Raonic and Kei Nishikori in opting out of the tournament.

Sport 18-year-old Canadian Shapovalov reaches fourth round at US Open
Author: 0 18-year-old Canadian Shapovalov reaches fourth round at US Open

Sharapova - a five-time major champion - battled past American teenager Sofia Kenin during the night session in NY. Kvitova also said she was happy with how her comeback is progressing mentally: "Sometimes I do feel a little bit more normal than before, especially on the court and around players and people, around the tennis, which I'm very grateful that I can be part of it again", she mused.

Sport Ponderosa Fire in Butte impacts Plumas
Author: 0 Ponderosa Fire in Butte impacts Plumas

MDT Wednesday August 30 Tanker 944 made two drops, half a load on each pass. Most of the smoke locally is coming from large fires in Siskiyou and Trinity counties, although the Ponderosa Fire near Feather Falls is contributing to the problem in its vicinity.

Author: 0 Rangers to donate part of ticket, concession, merchandise sales to Harvey relief

The Rangers announced the organization will donate the proceeds from its Texas 2 Split 50/50 Raffle to the American Red Cross from all three games of the upcoming home series with the Angels on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Houston is now playing a series against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field. "It's impossible for us to think based on the coverage that we're seeing out of Houston that there's going to baseball that needs to be played and will be played".

Sport How to Watch Washington vs. Rutgers Online
Author: 0 How to Watch Washington vs. Rutgers Online

Browning also found halfback Kyle Gaskin on an 18-yard TD pass on the first play of the fourth quarter for a 27-7 lead. Bolin finished 24 of 34 for 178 yards and had two passes intercepted by Byron Murphy. Washington enters the game as a almost four touchdown favorite over the Scarlet Knights. The Scarlet Knights take on the University of Washington in their season opener on Friday night, September 1st at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Sport Tennessee LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. out for season
Author: 0 Tennessee LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. out for season

His family's extremely disappointed. A high-ankle sprain kept him out of six games past year, and he underwent offseason knee surgery for a separate malady. A pair of legends are coming to Atlanta next week for the Tennessee-Georgia Tech game. Tennessee's other projected starting linebackers are senior Cortez McDowell and sophomore Austin Smith.

Sport US Open 2017: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal victorious
Author: 0 US Open 2017: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal victorious

Committing an uncharacteristic 68 unforced errors, with his subpar performance likely stemming from his pre-tournament back issues, Federer has now played in five-set matches in the first two rounds of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career.

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