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Courtois' Chelsea contract talks stall over £200k wage demands


Courtois spoke recently of wanting a " good deal " as a reward for his good form this season and success overall since returning to the club in 2014 from a three-year loan at Atletico Madrid. The negotiations over Thibaut Courtois' new contract at Chelsea have stalled over the goalkeeper's wage demands and, without further talks scheduled, he could start the season without a deal being reached. Read More »

Pilot seriously burned after blimp crashes at US Open

The pilot is reportedly "OK" but was "seriously burned" in the accident. The blimp took off from a small privately operated air field not far from the crash site, said Dan Coffey, owner of the Air Strip WN75. The pilot is okay but suffered some burns, a spokesman for AirSign said in a telephone interview from the company's Florida office. He says he has no additional information on the crash that happened during the tournament's opening round in Erin, Wisconsin. Read More »

Blimp crashes at US Open in Wisconsin

The blimp , not affiliated with the U.S. Open , was operated by Airsign , a Florida-based company, to display advertising, Airsign sales manager Catherine Walsh said. Maynard says he is "not 100 percent" on the condition of the pilot but that believes he is alive. It was unknown what caused the blimp to crash. Starting from the 10th tee, Fowler showed why he was among the pre-tournament favourites, returning a polished bogey- free effort that matched the lowest first round score in ... Read More »

Arsenal to open new season with matches against Leicester, Stoke and Liverpool


Fixture release day is always something to look forward to and this year we've been handed what is both a very challenging and exciting start to our season, which is exactly what you have to expect in the Premier League . The jury is yet to be out on the 21-year-old with very few people having seen him play in Russian Federation. "Funny how things change - Wenger has since won Arsenal a third FA Cup in four years and signed a new two-year deal, while Theresa May has miraculously ... Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Golf's best players have descended on Wisconsin for the tournament. A statement from the Washington County Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation shows the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems before the crash. Some witnesses reported that the blimp was on fire before coming down near Highway 83 and Highway 167. Emergency crews have responded to the site of the crash. Read More »

Video shows blimp crashing at US Open

The Washington County Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation shows the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems. A statement distributed by the United States Golf Association said the blimp was not affiliated with the USGA or the U.S. Read More »

Pitino suspended for Louisville sex scandal


Pitino's suspension is less than Jim Boeheim and Larry Brown recently received for NCAA violations. Additionally, Louisville must return income earned from NCAA Tournament appearances in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The cables sports network reports that the NCAA says Pitino violated rules regarding his coaching responsibilities during the scandal . The university, which self-imposed several sanctions, has 45 days to respond. Read More »

Blimp crashes at US Open

Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills, the longest ever layout for a U.S. Open, was expected to add to that hard-man reputation. Open or with sponsors FOX Sports. Spieth first went with an 8-iron. "So I saw it fluttering down through the sky". He hit that to 5 feet and was happy to make bogey. Read More »

Blimp Catches Fire, Crashes Near US Open Site

With the picturesque par-72 course set up at a monstrous 7,845 yards, Erin Hills had been expected to live up to the US Open's billing of being the toughest test in golf . Justin Maynard , a sales manager for AirSign, said only the pilot was on board the craft. The U.S. Open said on its Twitter account that the pilot was injured, and a medical helicopter was at the scene. Read More »

USGA says blimp crash at Open came in open field

Flight for Life went to Erin Hills Golf Course after the blimp went down in an open field east of the grounds, Washington County sheriff's officials said. Rescue crews from a variety of area fire departments and responded to the scene. A statement from the US Golf Association confirming details of the crash said the blimp was not affiliated with the tournament or the US Open broadcast. Read More »

Pakistan outclass England to reach final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017


Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57), with their dazzling knocks, ended unbeaten tournament hosts England's slim hopes of victory with an opening stand of 118. "So we were trying to attack them early". "After the first loss, we are very down, but credit goes to the team management", said Ahmed. Whenever we meet between overs, his thinking is very simple. Read More »

Morgan blames pitch for poor England show

Till now, England were the only unbeaten side while Australia and New Zealand have not won a single match this year. But the unpredictable Men in Green had other things on their mind. "It was very hard to let the ball come on and hit through the line". What a lethal spell from the Pakistan bowlers! In contrast, Pakistan thrived on a pitch - controlled by the International Cricket Council - which offered very little pace or bounce as they ruthlessly dispatched tournament ... Read More »

Oscar Garcia Named New St Etienne Manager


In just one and a half years, Garcia stood out among coaches with the most titles in club history. "ASSE wanted a coach of worldwide dimension, capable of producing good football on the pitch". "We have studied a large number of applications". Romeyer added: "Garcia has the ideal profile". He is competent, as proven by his success with Salzburg, but also passionate, experienced and innovative. Read More »

Real Madrid demand £78m for Alvaro Morata


The pair are said to be good friends, and the former wants the 27-year-old to return to England and be part of the exciting revolution taking place under Mourinho at Old Trafford. "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role". United hope that a bid in the region of £60million would be enough to get Morata. "It makes sense for an attacker who has scored 19 goals". Read More »

Escaped Georgia Inmates Captured in Tennessee

So he waited, with his rifle at the ready, until Sheriff Howard Sills arrived a few minutes later at the scene. "These two men brutally murdered two corrections officers". Sills said there's no visible evidence - an apparent reference to video from a security camera on the bus - showing that other inmates participated. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal have a point to prove — FIFA Confederations Cup

FIFA , the worldwide football association, has yet to fully deliver on its commitments to conduct effective monitoring of labor conditions ahead of the Confederations Cup and World Cup , Human Rights Watch said . Smeltz said the results in the last few friendlies have not been a major concern for the team or the coaching staff. The Sunday night game on Spanish-language network Univision was the most-watched television program in its time slot in Los Angeles and drew a total audience ... Read More »

Cibc World Markets Corp Has $942000 Stake in Tractor Supply Company (TSCO)


About 848,276 shares traded. (NYSE:AHS) has 0.00% since June 15, 2016 and is. Price to Sale ratio of TSCO stands at 1.07 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 5.36. Axa increased American Airls Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) stake by 1.32 million shares to 1.36M valued at $63.48M in 2016Q4. It also upped Vanguard Msci Emerging Markets (VWO) stake by 26,912 shares and now owns 32,410 shares. Read More »

Lonzo Ball pokes fun at dad, Lavar Ball, in Foot Locker commercial

Instead of dissing Jordan, LaVar Ball might profitably read David Halberstam's exceptional book, Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made. The public spats with the all-time greats . - "And then tells 29 out of 32 teams to not bother drafting you". Lonzo , who is typically regarded as soft-spoken, delivered a deadpan roast of the most infamous LaVar moments. Read More »

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed proud of young guns' show vs England

It seemed Pakistani batsmen were batting on a different pitch during the chase as they cruised to complete the target in 37.1 overs, after openers Azhar Ali (76 off 100) and Fakhar Zaman (57 off 58) provided a flawless start. Not only did Hasan step up to the occasion, he also ensured Pakistan were not hurt by the absence of their premier paceman Mohammad Amir , who had been ruled out with a back spasm. Read More »

Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach


Housely was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in 1982 and played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League. Almost two months after the Sabres fired Dan Bylsma , they finally have a new head coach. In all, Housley played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League before retiring in 2003 with the most points (1,232) and games played (1,495) of any American-born player. Read More »

Blimp Operator OK After Crash at US Open

Thursday is the first day of the tournament with the first golfers teeing off early in the morning. A slew of players were under par as play continued. Not everyone, however, was able to get the better to Erin Hills. I felt awful for the people inside. From that point, Spieth's momentum seemed to shift, and his final nine appeared to be a lot more work. Read More »

Paulina Gretzky, Dustin Johnson welcome son River Jones

There's a term for guys who do well historically at certain places: "Horse for the Course". Erin, Wis. - The United States Golf Association has implemented several changes to procedures to ensure another rules mishap does not affect this week's U.S. Read More »

LeBron James Responds to Draymond Green's 'Quickie' Shirt

First he wore a T-shirt that mocked the Cavs over the brief length of the series. What was Miami? What do you call the current Cleveland team? Indeed, James responded playfully with an Instagram post showing Green in the "Quickie" T-shirt with the caption: "That's what she said , HUH?!?!?" The move comes after Green actually showed restraint following Game 5. Read More »