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Nats promote former UNLV pitcher Fedde for big league debut

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Per MLB.com , Fedde is the Nationals' top pitching prospect and No. 3 prospect overall, after outfielders Victor Robles and Juan Soto. The Nationals are hopeful that Stephen Strasburg will make his next scheduled start despite exiting Sunday's outing after two innings with pain in his forearm. Read More »

BBCI: Canada's Supreme Court halts seismic testing near Inuit hamlet

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But it said they must be balanced with "competing societal interests". The justices found the NEB gave the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation a full opportunity to participate in decision-making when it approved Enbridge Inc.'s project to reverse the flow of the Line 9 pipeline to carry Western oil to Montreal. Read More »

India in control at lunch

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It was definitely not the best conditions for bowling on day one at Galle , but the Sri Lankan bowling line-up will be disappointed by their performance. Indian score board stands at 115/1 after 27 overs. A sweep for four took Dhawan to three figures, nearly two years after his previous Test century at the same venue, and Pujara continued to show great timing as he eased to 50. Read More »

Marlins Set Club Record with 22 Runs vs. Rangers

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In the top half of the eighth, Giancarlo Stanton blasted a 468-foot home run off former Marlins' pitcher Jason Grilli and celebrating it in response to Grilli celebrating striking out Stanton for the final out of Tuesday's game. Beltre was warned about not being physically in the on-deck circle and then tossed when he dragged the circle to the spot that he had been standing. "Adrian's been hit before in the on-deck circle", Banister said. Read More »

Harry Kane the world's best striker, says Chelsea boss Conte

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If their ambitions are to fight for the title or win the Champions League , you must buy expensive players. If they go out after the first game that they play in the Europa League and go down against Gent, it's not a tragedy. The 23-year-old Kane almost averaged a goal a game last season in the Premier League as he bagged 29 goals in 30 appearances for Spurs . Otherwise you continue to stay in your level. Read More »

Indian Railways to reward Rs 1.30 cr to Indian women's cricket team

In the domestic circuit, match fees of female players are just a fraction of what their males get.In fact, often the measly payouts stay pending for years. India have played just five Tests in the last 10 years. Our preparation was done accordingly. "Not many gave us a chance to reach the semis or final". Read More »

McGregor to be shown live in movie theaters

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McGregor made a joke on the New York City portion of the tour about being half black from the waist down , a joke he now believes didn't go over very well. " We had fun up there as well ", McGregor said. "I didn't need to bring certain things up. I'm here to fight now, so fuck all that other shit". McGregor will face Mayweather in a boxing match in less than a month on 26 August as the Irishman looks to do the impossible - defeat an unbeaten boxer despite having no professional boxing ... Read More »

Mourinho: I miss Rooney a lot

However, the Portuguese warned that United will no longer be one of the teams to beat in Europe's top-level competition, although he is hopeful of restoring them to that status by the time he eventually leaves Old Trafford. "We have to be better, much better, for that objective". "We can not say we are going to improve the group because Wayne left". "They're a strong team, contenders for all competitions, I think they will be a hard team to beat in the Premier League and in Europe. Read More »

SC dismisses plea seeking stay on Indu Sarkar

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But Ms Paul who had approached the court suggested that the filmmaker hadn't heard the last of her. A Division Bench of Justices Anoop Mohta and Anuja Prabhudesai had dismissed Paul's plea, holding that she had no locus to file the present petition, since her claim on biological lineage to Sanjay Gandhi was pending adjudication. Read More »

Lisbon To Host Eurovision Next Year

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Following the country's first ever win in the annual competition in May this year, the European Broadcasting Union has confirmed that the city will now play host to 2018's event. Same-sex couples have been able to get married there since 2010, and Portugal is one of the few countries which constitutionally protects people who have been discriminated against based on their sexual orientation. Read More »

Suspected bank robber tries running naked to dodge cops

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According to the man who filmed the video, the nude crook was "throwing out" $100 and $50 dollar bills as he fled. Police arrested a man accused of robbing a Florida bank, who allegedly took off all his clothes and ran down the street naked after being sprayed with a dye pack. Read More »

Samardzija stifles Bucs as Giant trade winds swirl

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For the second day in a row, the Giants made a key out at third base when Brandon Belt was fooled by Pirates center fielder McCutchen and got gunned down trying to take an extra base with his club down by three runs. "If you look at the game, we were getting back into it, had the bases loaded, had some opportunities". "He's an athlete", Hurdle said of the former Notre Dame football player. Read More »

Mailbag: Explaining Whitehead's Release? Noah Brown's Roster Chances?

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The Cowboys have moved on from Lucky Whitehead and the drama they felt he brought to the organization. The Cowboys chose to still part ways with Whitehead, despite his name being cleared. After the tenth question or so, Garrett did add that the best thing for Lucky "is a clean slate". Rich said he will consult with Whitehead and Whitehead's family over what direction to pursue next, either legally or with the NFL Players Association. Read More »

Arrieta helps Cubs stay hot with 8-3 victory over White Sox

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And as the Cubs and their fans well know, major league losing is a part of the process. The Chicago White Sox will be looking to salvage a series split with the Cubs after their loss in game three on Wednesday. Welcome to Cubs-Sox week, where anything a camera can see is also witnessed by the city's legions of baseball fans on both sides of town - no matter how funny-strange or amusing "ha-ha". Read More »

Julio Jones hires divers to search for expensive earring lost in lake

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That was when he apparently hit a boat wake and was tossed into the water. "It's down in crevasses and nooks and crannies", Pickering said . Jones, who has earned $51.71 million since entering the National Football League as the sixth overall draft pick in 2011, hired a dive team to retrieve the gem. Read More »

Bears GM: 'Mike Glennon is our starting quarterback'

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Glennon was in Tampa Bay as Jameis Winston's backup quarterback, and now he's the Day 1 starter - something Ryan Pace reiterated multiple times - for the first time in his National Football League career. "Right now our focus is having Mike Glennon as our starter and having competition for the back-up role". "He's had a great summer and a great offseason". Read More »

UEFA vice president Angel Maria Villar Llona resigns

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Villar was elected to the Uefa executive committee 25 years ago and was its top official for almost a year in 2015-16 while the then president Michel Platini was suspended by Federation Internationale de Football Association. The former Athletic Bilbao and Spain midfielder, had been in charge of the Spanish football federation for 29 years. "Following his resignation, Villar will no longer have any official functions at our organisation". Read More »

Newcastle close in on Merino

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Sky Sports News understands the Spain U21 worldwide is set to join the Magpies on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent move next summer. However, Goal understands the Spain Under-21 worldwide is headed for the Premier League as Newcastle are now close to completing the signing after reaching an agreement with the German side. Read More »

Giants' Madison Bumgarner gets first W of season

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After last nights "blown" game if you will, actually a lead lost by the bullpen multiple times, it seems the Red Sox need to seek out bullpen help as the July 31st trade deadline approaches. The Toronto Blue Jays, eight games out of first and in last place in the A.L. east will nearly certainly shop some players, despite beating the Oakland A's 4-1 last night. Read More »

Venus Williams: 'I'm not responsible for fatal auto crash'

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Barson to hospital. Venus Williams is denying responsibility for the fatal vehicle crash she was involved in on June 9 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida , that left Linda Barson injured and her husband, Jerome Barson , dead. Williams claims the traffic light was green when she entered the intersection and her exit was blocked by traffic. A lawsuit filed on behalf of Jerome and Linda Barson claims that Williams, 37, was negligent behind the wheel. Read More »

Youngest Manchester bombing victim's family releases video tribute

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That charisma". "Saffie had that, she truly had that". "She had everything going for her". "Beautiful daughter Saffie. What can I say?" That was Saffie's dream. A Bible reading from the book of Matthew was read out. The youngster was a huge fan of the U.S. singer and had got tickets for the show as a Christmas present from her parents. Read More »

Man United boss Mourinho wants two more signings

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Despite a relatively disappointing display, one which also conjured up memories of a 1996 visit to Southampton , due to the grey kits which were worn during the defeat, Mourinho was upbeat and described the American leg of United's pre-season preparations as "perfect". Read More »

Chelsea announce Gary Cahill as new club captain

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Defensive partner Cesar Azpilicueta has also been named as the club's vice-captain. I've had some good moments up until now and this certainly ranks very highly. "I've experienced it and it's nearly been a gradual step into it, rather than the shock of going from never having been a captain into the role. It was a nice progression". Read More »