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Nationals Acquire Brandon Kintzler From Twins

Watson, 20, has spent the season with the Hagerstown Suns, the Nationals' low-A affiliate. Janes says that his stock was rising. Unlike most modern closers, Kintzler does not possess swing-and-miss stuff; he has struck out only 5.4 batters per nine innings this season. Read More »

David Rudisha pulls out of World Championships with muscle strain

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He is the only person to ever run under one minute 41 seconds for the event. In the process of doing that, I put my muscle under (more) intense stress than when doing normal mileage. The first wave of the team is due to arrive in the British capital today. "It reminds me of what I practise on at LSU (Louisiana State University)., so I think I will be fine at the championships", he said. Read More »

Would You Buy Urban Outfitters, Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) On These Analyst Ratings?

According to the most recently released broker notes, 5 analysts have a rating of "strong buy" on the stock, 2 analysts "buy", 18 analysts "neutral", 2 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". Equities analysts anticipate that Urban Outfitters will post $1.41 EPS for the current fiscal year. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.25 EPS. Read More »

EFL to trial new penalty shootout format across competitions in 2017/18

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The system has already been used on a trial basis in some worldwide tournaments by Uefa during the summer. It will be implemented in all ties in the Carabao Cup, Checkatrade Trophy and EFL play-offs. The system is believed to fairer than traditional penalty shootouts, which give the advantage to the side who takes the first penalty. The decision has been made following claims backed by the International Football Association Board (IFAB), suggesting that players of teams taking the second ... Read More »

Serena Williams: Black Women Deserve Better Pay

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Black women also have to work eight months longer to earn as much as men do in a year while the gap gap is just as prominent in tech hub Silicon Valley as it is elsewhere. Settling for the status quo means simply accepting that women of color are being robbed of hundreds of thousands of dollars across a lifetime - and that's something that none of us should be willing to do. Read More »

Watch James Harden And Chris Paul's Drew League Highlights

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The team also features Rockets guard Bobby Brown , former National Basketball Association player Pooh Jeter and the top high school player in the class of 2018, Marvin Bagley III. LAUNFD instead faced a squad featuring Tim Hardaway Jr ., Jordan Crawford and Jordan Bell . According to ESPN's Lawrence Murray , Paul had a bad first half, but rebounded right after halftime as the guard sank three three-pointers to help his team get the lead at the end of the third period. Read More »

Boyfriend of OJ Simpson's daughter is running for office

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Petersburg since 2015. Robert Blackmon , who is dating the Juice's youngest daughter, Sydney , says he's going to let the voters decide if his gal pal's connection to one of history's most notorious murder suspects matters to them. The release of Simpson has renewed nationwide curiosity as people have continued to follow the former football star. In front of Sydney's house is one of Robert's campaign signs, and he told the New York Post , "She's been selflessly supporting me and not ... Read More »

Lewis Hamilton insists summer break has come at a good time

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And I would be the first to shoot myself in the knee. "If I can't catch the Ferraris I'll let Valtteri back past", he added. "It is more than 50 per cent probable", said Marchionne who was present yesterday in Hungary. Bottas lost a second giving up his position, setting a 1:24.403 on Lap 46, but then only recorded laps of 1:21.832 and 1:22.00 as Hamilton surged away. Read More »

Is former Arsenal centre-back Thomas Vermaelen headed by to Premier League?

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Yesterday, it was being intimated by Sky Sports that the 31-year-old Belgian global would be heading back to the EPL, with West Bromwich Albion emerging as the prime candidates as the destination for the defender. In July, Ladbrokes released information on the betting trends for the Premier League title in 2017-18. West Ham have blown away the majority of their Premier League rivals with their work this summer, bringing Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic and Javier Hernandez to ... Read More »

Serge Aurier reportedly agrees terms with Manchester United

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But, should a move go through, the Ivory Coast worldwide will compete with Antonio Valencia for a spot in Mourinho's starting line-up. United are looking for a new right-back to challenge Antonio Valencia and ultimately succeed him. He has appealed the conviction and a hearing scheduled for August 7 is crucial to whether or not his travel restrictions are lifted. But any move for the Ivorian, 24, is subject to the outcome of his court case, reports Paris United . Read More »

Los Angeles strikes deal to host 2028 Summer Olympics

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It also opens the door for Paris to host the Games seven years from now. The International Olympic Committee is expected to release an official announcement before the end of the day. Almost 100 years later, it will take up the Games for the third time. The last time the USA hosted the Summer Games was in Atlanta in 1996. The deal's terms were not immediately available. Read More »

Jets' Todd Bowles raves about progress of Jamal Adams, Marcus Maye

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Forte, in his 10th season, said CTE is "definitely concerning", but he's encouraged by the improvements in equipment. When he spoke about the rule changes, Adams shook his head in disapproval. Adams made his "die" comment in the context of his affinity for the game. There's so much sacrifice that we go through as a team, and just connecting as one and winning ballgames. Read More »

5-year-old gets emotional at Sunday's Rangers game

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Nomar Mazara also went deep. The game halted briefly as Beltre was congratulated on the Arlington field by his teammates and his family. Adrian Beltre is a delight. Getting 3,000 hits has traditionally been a ticket to the Hall of Fame. Orioles: DH Mark Trumbo was scratched from the lineup after tweaking his back while stretching in the weight room before the game. Read More »

Court documents allege Pete Rose commited statutory rape in '70s

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The allegation was made by an unidentified woman in a sworn statement which appeared in a motion that was filed on Monday by the legal team of John Dowd, who is being sued by Rose for defamation. In some states, such as Florida, the legal consent age is 18. Last year, Rose appealed directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never meant to keep him out of Cooperstown. Read More »

Jaguars offensive lineman Branden Albert retires

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Albert, who skipped most of the Jaguars' offseason program while trying to renegotiate his contract, was scheduled to earn almost $9 million this season. "While this chapter of my life is coming to an end, my story is still going". Special thanks to Al Groh and the University of Virginia for giving me the opportunity for a great education and showing faith in me when no one else wanted to take a chance on me. Read More »

Videogame League of Legends moves into reality TV

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Applications for the show, which will be broadcast on YouTube, have gone online here . The initial 40 players will compete over five days to try and win one of ten slots in the The Next Gamer house in Sydney. That team will then face one from the Oceanic Pro League in a live finale, where the victor will be decided. This isn't the first esports reality show - CS:GO, Halo 5, and even Gears of War have also had their own. Read More »

Los Angeles Makes Deal to Host 2028 Summer Olympics

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The IOC has confirmed that an announcement is due today. The IOC approved a rule change earlier this month allowing it to break with tradition and award two games at once. Paris and Los Angeles were left as the only contenders for 2024 when Budapest withdrew its bid in February. It will become the third city to host the Games on three occasions, following in the footsteps of London and Paris. Read More »

Big Ten Releases Conference Opponents

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Dates, times and TV broadcast information will be announced at a later date. Purdue was 27-8 previous year winnning a league-best 23rd Big Ten regular season championship. The league schedule appears to be a favorable one for NU, with three of NU's home-and-home opponents ( Illinois , Penn State and Rutgers ) all finishing in the bottom six of the conference standings last season. Read More »

Juve boss insists Alex Sandro will stay

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However, it now appears that a deal is unlikely to come to fruition as Allegri is adamant that Sandro won't be on the move in this transfer window. " He has improved since he joined the club and still has scope for more improvements ". "This year will be much more hard because all our rivals have strengthened", the Italian told PremiumSport after Juve's pre-season tour to the US. Read More »

Masked militants loot Rs 5 lakh from J&K Bank

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However the police had foiled that attempt. The armed men asked the bank official to handover the cash. Burqa clad gunmen, suspected to be Hizbul Mujahideen militants, today looted Rs. They also arrested two other LeT operatives in the operation. The police could not immediately identity the group behind the incident. Police reached the bank branch after the loot and search operations are now underway. Read More »

Galatasaray claim they are in talks to sign Man Utd midfielder Fellaini

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The Frenchman had hit the woodwork before Fellaini's goal, and much will be expected of the world-record signing in his second season after returning from Juventus . Belgian rarely loses an aerial duel, making him a useful tool for set pieces and when defending an aerial bombarding at the end of matches. United open their Premier League season at home to West Ham on August 13. Read More »