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Sports Irving-Thomas deal continues NBA summer of blockbuster moves
Author: 0 Irving-Thomas deal continues NBA summer of blockbuster moves

Thomas is also battling a hip injury. While Thomas finished third in the National Basketball Association in scoring, averaging 28.9 points per game last season, Irving averaged 25.2, which, to put that in perspective, was the same as Kevin Durant's 25 points-per-game average a year ago.

Author: 0 US Open: Maria Sharapova vs. No. 2 Simona Halep in opening round

Nadal will play Dusan Lajovic of Serbia in the first round while the third seed Federer faces Frances Tiafoe in the opening round. For the men's draw at the US Open , Rafael Nadal , who just returned to being the number one player in the world earlier this week, is the top seed.

Sports Arsenal's Alexis 'loves to be here' - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal's Alexis 'loves to be here' - Wenger

The England worldwide has less than a year to run on his deal with the Gunners , triggering speculation about a summer move. Certainly that is how Wenger is presenting it, irrespective of the very real possibility that Sanchez will leave for Manchester City this season, which is the last covered by his contract.

Sports Tough route for Lyon, Lazio in UEFA Europa League group stage
Author: 0 Tough route for Lyon, Lazio in UEFA Europa League group stage

The Gunners, preparing for their first European campaign outside the Champions League since 1999/2000, will be joined in the hat by Everton , who beat Hajduk Split 3-1 on aggregate. Group C: Braga, Ludogorets, Hoffenheim , Istanbul Basaksehir. AC Milan's newly-reinforced side have been given a relatively friendly draw in Group D , with Austria Wien and AEK Athens their most likely challengers.

Sports Man City target Jonny Evans future needs to be sorted - Pulis
Author: 0 Man City target Jonny Evans future needs to be sorted - Pulis

City aren't the only Premiership side to show interest in Gibson, Chelsea have kept a close eye on the English worldwide and ironically so have West Brom . The 24-year-old already has Premier League experience having made 38 league appearances for Middlesbrough in the top-tier last season before their relegation.

Sports Joe Root wants to see England develop ruthless streak
Author: 0 Joe Root wants to see England develop ruthless streak

Momentum was something England failed to pick up after winning the first Test in their previous series as South Africa responded to their mauling at Lord's by thrashing the hosts by 340 runs in the second Test. The West Indian batsmen were regularly beaten by the English bowlers, as evidenced by so many of them being either bowled, LBW, or caught behind.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp prepared to see Coutinho join Brazil squad
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp prepared to see Coutinho join Brazil squad

Wenger said: "There are good memories and bad memories some times, but overall we have done well at Anfield and we want to do well again". "It's not about money, sometimes it's just possible or not possible". "For me, especially getting all the discussions about Phil and then in the same moment Adam Lallana gets injured (was the most difficult)". "Will I be happier after the 31st?" The Brazilian attacker recently handed in a transfer request following an approach from Barcelona but ...

Sports How Will Connor McGregor Knock Out Floyd Mayweather?
Author: 0 How Will Connor McGregor Knock Out Floyd Mayweather?

I'm going to break through whatever is in front of me". They haven't signed Friyie to the label, but "Floyd's supporting him", says Jennings, who helped program the "Fight Night" playlist on Spotify with the tunes to which Mayweather trains.

Sports Ronaldo wins his third UEFA Player of the Year
Author: 0 Ronaldo wins his third UEFA Player of the Year

Now it seems the 32-year-old striker is all set to lift his fifth Ballon d'Or trophy, matching none other than his great rival Lionel Messi . "I'm so blessed - thanks also to the supporters of Real Madrid , and everyone who helped me to achieve this trophy".

Sports Lewis Hamilton fastest at rain soaked Spa-Francorchamps
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton fastest at rain soaked Spa-Francorchamps

He will be the 17th member. He said: " Spa is the highlight of the season for many drivers , and I must say the thought of racing a Grand Prix auto here is very exciting". "It's important that we win every race and I want to be ahead of him in every race, that's my goal here". With nine races remaining in the 2017 championship, the margins for mistakes continue to shrink, with the inevitability of power-unit penalties also looming over the drivers .

Sports Humans of NY to be Made into a Facebook TV Show
Author: 0 Humans of NY to be Made into a Facebook TV Show

For anyone not familiar with Humans of NY, each post on the blog displays a photo of the person and a snippet of the conversation Stanton has with them. "And I think/hope you will love it. Humans of NY, the series, will premiere next week on Watch - Facebook's new platform for shows". The series will combine 1,200 filmed interviews into 30-minute episodes with diverse subjects sharing their intimate revelations about life and love.

Sports Tottenham boss Pochettino targets three more signings
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Pochettino targets three more signings

Gazzaniga follows Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez , who has joined for a reported club-record £42million fee, into the squad as Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino looks to rebuild following the summer sale of England full-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City .

Sports Dolphins QB Jay Cutler was impressive in outing vs. Eagles
Author: 0 Dolphins QB Jay Cutler was impressive in outing vs. Eagles

QB depth chart: Wentz ended 6-of-10 for 129 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. After losing a fumble on his first series and going three-and-out in his next, Cutler threw deep down the sideline to DeVante Parker , who made a leaping grab over cornerback Ronald Darby and raced down the sideline for a 72-yard gain.

Sports Arsene Wenger challenges Jack Wilshere to earn new Arsenal deal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger challenges Jack Wilshere to earn new Arsenal deal

Arsène Wenger has made it plain he is open to offers for Jack Wilshere before the transfer deadline next Thursday. Amid continued speculation that Sanchez wants to leave Arsenal before his contract expires at the end of the season, Wenger insisted he was happy to welcome back a player wanted by Manchester City and Chelsea .

Sports Levine: White Sox's Yoan Moncada To Get MRI On Right Shin
Author: 0 Levine: White Sox's Yoan Moncada To Get MRI On Right Shin

With two out, two runs home and runners on the corners, Berrios made an errant throw while trying to pick off Kevan Smith at third. Byron Buxton got the Twins within 7-3 on a sacrifice fly in the seventh after Minnesota loaded the bases for the second inning in a row.

Sports Davis looks for another postseason shot with Red Sox
Author: 0 Davis looks for another postseason shot with Red Sox

Davis likely will get his wish after being acquired by the AL East leaders in a trade Wednesday with the Oakland Athletics for a minor leaguer. Rincones is 18 years old and now plays in the Dominican Summer League with a.258/.373/.369 slash line and 13 doubles in 198 at-bats.

Author: 0 Federer admits his chances of winning U.S. open is slim

Success in NY for the first time in nine years will be the icing of the cake of what will go down as one of Federer's finest years. I don't think Murray will necessarily have the same expectations as Nadal or Federer for the Open, but as I always try to say, you can never count out one of these champions, even if Murray has played no lead-up events in the preparation for this year's US Open.

Sports Ousted FBI Director Comey Takes Speaking Gig At Howard University
Author: 0 Ousted FBI Director Comey Takes Speaking Gig At Howard University

Comey won't be hurting for cash, as he signed a $2 million book deal with publisher Flatiron Books of NY, a division of Macmillan, earlier this month. During a 2015 address to the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives in Atlanta, Comey addressed the ramifications of racial bias in law enforcement, and made several compelling statements to support the idea that he believes racial diversity "is about doing the right thing".

Sports Ghanaian striker Ahmed Said misses penalty in Hadjuk Split Europa elimination
Author: 0 Ghanaian striker Ahmed Said misses penalty in Hadjuk Split Europa elimination

Davy Klaassen did not travel to Croatia with the Everton squad to face Hajduk Split . Wayne Rooney netted in Everton's draw against Manchester City Everton are unbeaten under Ronald Koeman this season When is Hajduk Split vs Everton? Ghanaian striker Ahmed Said had a night to forget for Hadjuk Split as he missed a penalty in their 1-1 draw against Everton in the last round of the UEFA Europa League qualifiers at the Stadion Poljud on Thursday.