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Sport Is Trump's $1 Million Pledge to Texas a Fraud?
Author: 0 Is Trump's $1 Million Pledge to Texas a Fraud?

President Donald Trump is signing a proclamation establishing Sunday as a day of prayer for those dealing with the aftermath of Harvey. "Our first priority is to make sure that the state gets money", he said. Trump's plan would make passage of a debt limit increase virtually certain, athough some Republicans are balking at the idea. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told Fox News on Monday the chamber will indeed vote Wednesday on the hurricane money.

Sport Joshua-Pulev confirmed for Cardiff on October 28
Author: 0 Joshua-Pulev confirmed for Cardiff on October 28

In April Joshua silenced the few remaining foolish doubters when he survived a knockdown, mid-fight exhaustion and then rallied with 90,000 cheering his every plodding step to send Wladimir Klitschko down and out and into retirement. IBO heavyweight championship of the world against the fighter named Kubrat Pulev . Joshua vanquished Klitschko earlier this year , so will be a heavy favourite when he faces the 36-year-old Pulev.

Sport Charlotte Edwards, ex-England women's captain, retires from professional cricket
Author: 0 Charlotte Edwards, ex-England women's captain, retires from professional cricket

But, under the lights and in front of 3,413 spectators at Hove, it was Taylor who overcame her struggles to avenge their loss to the Vipers in 2016. The target was 146, a somewhat tough proposition on a good pitch, and there were a few nerves when Heather Knight, the Storm captain, was dismissed by Linsey Smith for 6 and Fran Wilson fell to Arran Brindle.

Sport Man Utd ready as Griezmann negotiates DOWN new buyout clause
Author: 0 Man Utd ready as Griezmann negotiates DOWN new buyout clause

He's been integral to them and has shown his commitment to the club at a time when they couldn't sign players. Griezmann signed a contract extension with Atletico Madrid instead and his release clause was raised from € 100 to € 200 million so that it would have been much harder for any club interested to sign Griezmann.

Sport Scotland 2 Malta 0
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Scotland captain Scott Brown has blasted Maltese player Steve Borg for allegedly spitting on him. "We will try to do better", Ghedin told reporters at the pre-match news conference at Hampden Park. "But we are a different team compared to that game so I think we will give them a right run for their money and will be looking to go out and win the game and hopefully we can come out on top".

Sport Saina Nehwal reunites with former badminton coach Pullela Gopichand
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Vimal Kumar was her coach when she went to the World Championships in Glasgow last month, where Saina reached the semi-finals before going down to the eventual champion, Nozomi Okuhara. "Saina, it will be remembered, had been effusive in her praise of fellow-countrywoman PV Sindhu's efforts in the gold medal clash at the World Championships, even stating 'Unko dekhte dekhte mera petrol khatam ho gaya! ".

Sport Dell Championship: Justin Thomas shares lead after record 12 threes
Author: 0 Dell Championship: Justin Thomas shares lead after record 12 threes

This week's field features the top 100 players in the standings. Swede Jonas Blixt, Americans Jason Dufner, Kevin Na, Luke List, Brian Harman and Grayson Murray all were within striking distance. Just the Top 70 players move on to Conway Farms Golf Club in IL after the dust settles this week in Boston. Twice he has hit the pin with his approach shots.

Sport Tennessee Stops Georgia Tech's Two-Point Attempt to Seal OT Victory
Author: 0 Tennessee Stops Georgia Tech's Two-Point Attempt to Seal OT Victory

On the next play, Kelly picked up the biggest gain of the first half for the Volunteers with a 22-yard run to the 12. "He played with passion, he played with energy. Georgia Tech still had a chance to win in regulation, driving into position for walk-on Shawn Davis' 36-yard field goal attempt on the final play.

Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal couldn't afford 'next Pele' Mbappe

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal were priced out of a move for Kylian Mbappe during the summer transfer window. Arsene Wenger confirmed he made a £91million bid to land the winger this summer. The North Londoners were smashed 4-0 by Liverpool at Anfield last Sunday, in one of the worst displays of Wenger's reign. Last season marked the first time at Spurs who finished second in the League finished ahead of their London rivals in the Premier League.

Sport Tom Brady's parents to attend Thursday's game
Author: 0 Tom Brady's parents to attend Thursday's game

It was a good problem to have, because they ran out of room to put their championship banners in Gillette Stadium. The Chiefs barely laid a hand on him because they rarely got close enough. The championship was not only historic as they became the fourth team to win at least five Super Bowls , but they were the winners of the first one to go into overtime.

Sport Kohli-inspired India condemn Sri Lanka to another whitewash
Author: 0 Kohli-inspired India condemn Sri Lanka to another whitewash

We have been playing some good and consistent cricket for some time. The dismissal of the two set batsmen triggered a collapse that saw the hosts lose seven wickets for 53 runs. That's a remarkable thing - when you don't have any variation in your bowling and you still don't let guys score - I think it's the height that really helps him getting that extra bounce and the extra pace he can generate.

Sport Justin Thomas shares lead heading into final round in Boston
Author: 0 Justin Thomas shares lead heading into final round in Boston

Thomas was near ideal as he posted an 8-under 63 thanks to eight birdies to stand at 12-under 201 with Leishman at TPC Boston . Spieth still moved to No. At two over par , Garcia was 14 shots behind Thomas and Leishman, who shot superb rounds of 63 and 65 respectively despite the wet and windy conditions.

Sport Mets' David Wright to undergo rotator-cuff surgery
Author: 0 Mets' David Wright to undergo rotator-cuff surgery

David Wright of the New York Mets . T.J. Rivera will be having Tommy John surgery, ending both his rehab assignment and his season. But on August 29 he was shut down because of pain in the same shoulder. Wright's career has been devastated by injuries over the past three seasons. Wright's run of serious injuries actually began in 2011, with a stress fracture in his lower back that cost him two months of the season.

Sport Hurricane Harvey victim returns home to alligator in living room
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey victim returns home to alligator in living room

Then, Wildernex Wildlife Control and local law enforcement officers showed up and started to wrestle with the reptile. Deputies with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office responded Friday to an "intruder call" at a home in Humble, Tex., on the northeast side of the metropolitan area.

Sport Penn State a huge favorite against Akron on Saturday
Author: 0 Penn State a huge favorite against Akron on Saturday

Torrence Brown and Shareef Miller are the frontrunners, but have had to earn reps behind older players up until this year. Having to reload along the defensive line is nothing new for the Nittany Lions as Sean Spencer's Wild Dogs include the (Curtis) Cothran and (Parker) Cothren duo at defensive tackle, with Shareef Miller and Torrence Brown securing a pair of top defensive end spots left open by National Football League departures from Garrett Sickels and Evan Schwan.

Sport Predicting Penn State's opener vs. Akron
Author: 0 Predicting Penn State's opener vs. Akron

He's got a big wingspan and added 10 pounds in the offseason. Mahon will be taking the field Saturday for the first time since initially being injured against Iowa on November 5. McSorley's ability to extend plays with his feet make them all more risky. Coming off of solid season making the transition to linebacker, Farmer made significant progress in the offseason, with Bowen bringing tremendous experience, playing in 13 games a year ago, including 12 starts at Will linebacker.

Sport Man Utd complete deal for Espanyol youngster
Author: 0 Man Utd complete deal for Espanyol youngster

It's been confirmed that Man United have signed Spanish teenager Arnau Puigmal . Puigmal, a central midfielder, was named most valuable player at the most recent Mediterranean International Cup, a tournament in which Lionel Messi previously competed in.

Sport Man United sign Arnau Puigmal
Author: 0 Man United sign Arnau Puigmal

It's understood the Red Devils reached an agreement to sign Puigmal back in May but the 16-year-old midfielder has been waiting for global clearance for his Old Trafford move to be finalised. Described as a physical central midfielder who's full of energy, Puigmal was given a development plan showing his anticipated transition to the first-team in the coming years.

Sport Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore first sportsperson to become Sports Minister
Author: 0 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore first sportsperson to become Sports Minister

When asked if his tenure would see the implementation of Sports Code and Sports Fraud Bill, he said, "In sport, an important link is of fans and the fans say their (sports) icons should not resort to cheating to win". "@IndiaSports", 2016 Paralympic champion Deepa Malik said, hailing the decision. Rathore said he was determined to bring about a change in sports administration.

Sport Quarter-by-quarter look at Alabama's convincing win over Florida State
Author: 0 Quarter-by-quarter look at Alabama's convincing win over Florida State

Florida State totaled just 40 yards on 27 rushes in the game, and an impressive first half by Seminoles quarterback Deondre Francois was derailed by a pair of second-half interceptions. The ESPN3 network will also provide a Florida State vs. Alabama postgame show, beginning at 11:30 p.m. A season opener that was billed as the greatest of all time was anything but that Saturday night in the sparkling new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta .

Sport J&K: 2 Hizbul militants gunned down in Sopore encounter
Author: 0 J&K: 2 Hizbul militants gunned down in Sopore encounter

The police said that the bodies of two terrorists have been recovered and three weapons were also seized from the site of encounter. "The terrorists, who were killed, and those are trapped are either Lashkat-e-Taiba or Hizbul-Mujahideen cadres", a senior police officer said.