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The Hot Dog King declares that hot dogs are not sandwiches


Since Chestnut is The Hot Dog King, his views on this matter should be unquestionable, which means hot dogs are officially not sandwiches. This was a standing room only event, as the Market was packed watching as seven contestants competed for the $1,000 in cash prizes to eat the most hot dogs within a 10 minute period. Read More »

Raptors' DeMar DeRozan throws basketball at referee's head during Drew League game


After what DeRozan believed to be some poor calls during his game on Sunday, the L.A. native retaliated by complaining to the referee and eventually throwing the ball with force in his direction. You can hear him barking at the official as the other team takes off down the court and for an uncontested dunk. Nick Young , who recently inked a deal with the defending champion Golden State Warriors, was also on the court at the time and managed to help steer DeRozan away from any further ... Read More »

Chelsea move to sign Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid

Mourinho and Morata were both extremely keen on the move, with the striker asking his agent to force a move out of the Bernabeu. The 24-year-old Spanish worldwide was believed to be on his way to Manchester United until the Red Devils stunned football with the speed of their move for Romelu Lukaku , 24. Read More »

'Game Of Thrones' Executive Producer To Work On African Sci-Fi Series


It revolves around Onyesonwu (Igbo for " who fears death ") who is an Ewu, the child of an Okeke woman who was raped by a Nuru man. Between HBO's resources, George R.R. HBO does not have a great track record with the depiction of gendered violence, and I was immediately concerned about how they'd handle the content in Who Fears Death . Read More »

Chiefs promote Veach to general manager


Veach, the Chiefs co-director of player personnel, has been the early favorite for the job ever since John Dorsey was surprisingly let go - or, to be technical, he made a decision to walk away now rather than finish out the year on an expiring contract. Read More »

Confirmed: Liverpool complete the signing of Chelsea striker Dominic Solanke


For now, Solanke is delighted to have linked up with his new employers and can not wait to open an exciting new chapter in his career. It is anticipated Solanke will end up costing Liverpool in the region of £3million. While impressing at global level, Solanke is still looking to make his mark on a domestic stage. The teenager made just one senior appearance for the Blues in 2014 and enjoyed a successful spell out on loan at Vitesse Arnhem during the 2015-16 campaign, scoring seven goals ... Read More »

New York Rangers Hire Lindy Ruff As Assistant Coach


The 57-year-old was connected to the Rangers' head-coaching opening in 2013 after John Tortorella was sacked before they ultimately went with Alain Vigneault. Kings head coach John Stevens completed his staff Monday. The 47-year-old Turgeon will focus on improving the Kings' offensive play, general manager Rob Blake says. Read More »

Wimbledon defends its scheduling of matches


That left world number one Angelique Kerber on the 4,000-seater Court Two facing fellow former runner-up Garbine Muguruza , followed by ex-world number one Victoria Azarenka against world number two Simona Halep. But the data shows to us those courts that are in question are within range of the other courts, and they are within the range of previous years .' He is confident about how the second week will go: 'Because we have daily monitoring , we can keep a very tight rein on everything. Read More »

Giants DT Damon Harrison compares Eli Manning to LeBron James


But Harrison's point seems to be that certain players are held to higher standards than others. Yet, if you ask Marshall, Manning face is not the sign of a befuddled player, but instead, one who is in deep thought. Any other quarterback would have those numbers it would be an fantastic year, but it being Eli, nobody is respecting it much like we do LeBron. Both Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his brother, retired Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, are ... Read More »

United States uninsured rate climbs to 11.7%


In October 2013, the percentage of uninsured Americans reached 18 percent. Premiums rose substantially in 2017 for those who don't qualify for federal subsidies, and many consumers had fewer choices on the exchanges because insurers bailed out of Obamacare this year. Read More »

Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (GLPI) Director Purchases $364400.00 in Stock

Moreover, Alyeska Invest Gp Limited Partnership has 0.22% invested in Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc (NASDAQ: GLPI ). It is positive, as 36 investors sold GLPI shares while 78 reduced holdings. A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Gaming and Leisure Properties from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Friday. Read More »

Red Sox's Chris Sale Named All-Star Starter For Second Consecutive Year


Sale will be the 16th pitcher to make consecutive All-Star starts, the first since Arizona's Randy Johnson in 2000-01 and the first in the AL since Toronto's Dave Stieb in 1983-84. Mookie Betts is also starting in the All-Star Game for the AL, replacing the injured Mike Trout as a starting outfielder. The defending National League Cy Young victor has put together yet another stellar season. Read More »

Leeds confirm deal agreed with Huesca for Samuel Saiz


United are set to pay £3m for the former Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid player, beating a number of Spanish clubs to his signature after weeks of negotiations. The deal could signal the start of a busy week at Elland Road after boss Thomas Christiansen said on Friday night he expected further deals "in the next few days" . Read More »

Froome denies barging into Tour rival Aru

But after Froome caught back up, the three-time Tour victor appeared to ride into Aru as they went around a corner. But moments later he appeared to barge his shoulder into Aru. "So I'm really grateful to them for sitting up and easing the pace for a few moments while I was able to change the bike and get back". Three-time podium finisher Nairo Quintana of Colombia lost 1:15 to Froome and his group. Read More »

Stoke's Marko Arnautovic hands in transfer request

His performances have attracted attention from West Ham, who have been linked with wanting to take the Austria worldwide to the London Stadium. According to Sky Sports News, Arnautovic handed in a transfer request this afternoon, having "grown increasingly frustrated with what he sees as a lack of ambition at the bet365 Stadium". Read More »

Migration increases European Union population to 512 million


Malta's population grew by a whopping 5,600 throughout 2016, new statistics have indicated. On an overall European Union level there was no natural change in population with 5.1 million babies born while 5.1m people died. This meant Ireland had a total population rise of just over 50,000 in 2016 bringing it to 4,774,800 on 1 January 2017. The countries that saw their populations decrease the most, in relative terms, were: Lithuania (down 14.2 per 1,000), Latvia (down 9.6 per 1,000), ... Read More »

Gegard Mousasi Rumored To Sign With Bellator MMA


Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion was apparently unprepared to pay him what he felt he was worth. Other notable recent additions to the Bellator roster include UFC veterans Ryan Bader, Lorenz Larkin, Rory MacDonald, Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva, Matt Mitrione, Phil Davis and Benson Henderson. Read More »

Grenfell death toll unlikely to exceed 80, police say


A total of 32 people have been formally identified. The Metropolitan Police say they still believe that "around 80 people" are dead or missing following the Grenfell Tower fire . But police believe that 14 residents were not in the building. But they have been unable to speak to anyone from 23 of the flats. The Government has said no-one from the block would face charges for illegally renting out their flats. Read More »

Tremaine Edmunds Named to Bednarik Award Watch List


The Nittany Lions' four Bednarik Award recipients are the most of any school in the nation. The Maxwell Award has been awarded to College Football's Player of the Year since 1937 and is named in honor of Robert Maxwell for his contributions to the game as a player, sportswriter, and official. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp undecided on number one spot


They can all show how good they are. Karius joined the Reds from Mainz last season but his chances of making an immediate impression were ended when he suffered a broken hand during the club's pre-season tour of the US. 'Of course you always do that [work to keep your place in the team] but the most important thing is that Liverpool plays a good season. Mignolet improved as the campaign went on, while Danny Ward was one of the key players in Huddersfield's promotion from the ... Read More »

French Open champion Ostapenko makes Wimbledon quarterfinal as Kerber crashes out

The last time a maiden Grand Slam victor reached the quarter-finals in the next major was Kim Clijsters, who claimed her first Slam at the 2005 US Open then reached the semis in the 2006 US Open. Svetlana Kuznetsova became the first player to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon. "We're not talking about it because I guess people think 'Who is going to win the French and Wimbledon in the first year they win a title of any description", Wilander, who won three French titles but never went ... Read More »

Sky Sports channel revamp and new subscription options arrive 18th July


Sky Sports Extra will act as a spillover channel which shows "Premier League football when there's a clash between content on Sky Sports Main Event and a Premier League match". Sky Sports Action - A new channel for all manner of different sporting activities. But for BT TV customers the news is now less positive. In an attempt to try and combat falling viewer numbers, Sky Sports will now have the option to sign up to one sports channel for £18 per month, two for £22 per month or ... Read More »

Mike Trout expected to return Friday to Angels lineup, team confirms


They are 16.5 games behind the first-place Houston Astros in the AL West. Sponsored Content: Register for our free webinar to learn how federal agency officials are implementing their emergency communications strategies. Before the injury, he slashed at.337/.461/.742 in 47 games. He began taking batting practice June 30 before his minor-league stint in San Bernardino. Read More »