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Sports Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended 10 games for PEDs
Author: 0 Texans LB Brian Cushing suspended 10 games for PEDs

This marks the second performance-enhancing drug suspension for the 6-3, 255-pound former USC standout and New Jersey native has been hit with since being drafted in the first round by the Texans in 2009. In his ninth season out of USC, Brian Cushing accounted for three combined tackles in Houston's 29-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday.

Sports Discipline needed: Liverpool's Mane 3 match ban appeal rejected
Author: 0 Discipline needed: Liverpool's Mane 3 match ban appeal rejected

Klopp and opposite number Pep Guardiola both expressed sympathy with Mane afterwards and the Senegal forward wished Ederson a speedy recovery in a Facebook post, where he described the incident as an "accidental collision". Lots of situations in the last few weeks that were similar. I don't want to bring that in doubt, but how can you ask if he's number one? The full extent of Ederson's horrific-looking clash with Sadio Mane has been revealed after the goalkeeper showed off his ...

Sports Russell Westbrook Signs Biggest Deal in Jordan History
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Signs Biggest Deal in Jordan History

ESPN's Nick DePaula reports that Westbrook signed a ten-year contract extension with Nike's Jordan Brand , and that the deal will make him the highest-paid endorser in the brand's history. Westbrook's coming off an historic season in which he averaged 31.6 points, 10.4 assists and 10.7 rebounds to lead OKC to the postseason. At the same time, he became the franchise point guard for the Thunder.

Sports Snapped: Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool as Mohamed Salah misses out
Author: 0 Snapped: Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool as Mohamed Salah misses out

It at least provides a flawless opportunity for Philippe Coutinho's planned reconciliation after his failed move to Barcelona . "What I can say is, if nothing happens overnight, Loris Karius will play tomorrow", Klopp said . If Liverpool were to be without Salah against Sevilla then it would be a significant blow. It shouldn't be that serious [but] he can't spread the virus if there is one.

Sports Jon Jones B Sample contains banned substance
Author: 0 Jon Jones B Sample contains banned substance

The United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA ) confirmed the positive "B" sample in a statement. If the "B" sample does not also test positive, it casts doubt as to the legitimacy of the first test. Now, he will have to wait for a ruling from the CSAC and USADA to see when he will be able to return to action. Jeff Novitzky, UFC vice president of athlete health and performance, tells Yahoo Sports that the process is a long way from being over as Jones has a right to appeal.

Sports Nemanja Matic states his prediction for Man United v Basel
Author: 0 Nemanja Matic states his prediction for Man United v Basel

United's flawless start to the season in the English Premier League came to an end as Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting became the first player to score against them this season, netting twice for Stoke by capitalising on errors by Eric Bailly and Phil Jones .

Sports Faulkner delighted with recall to Australian squad
Author: 0 Faulkner delighted with recall to Australian squad

He is more bowling and I am more of a batting all-rounder. There was disappointment on the Test front as well. The Board President's XI , led by Gurkeerat Mann and coached by former India worldwide Hemang Badani, had a specific approach in mind with chief national selector MSK Prasad watching from the stands.

Sports Serena Williams Shares First Photo of Daughter Alexis
Author: 0 Serena Williams Shares First Photo of Daughter Alexis

The 35-year-old gave birth to her first child on 1 September, but has waited for nearly two weeks to compile an Instagram montage to introduce her baby tot he world. "So we're leaving the hospital after six, seven days", Williams says in the video revealing her daughter's face, publicly, for the first time. Not only did she show her pregnancy journey with clips her other half had recorded, the couple also revealed their child's name.

Sports Yankees' Sonny Gray pays for mistakes with lack of support
Author: 0 Yankees' Sonny Gray pays for mistakes with lack of support

Odorizzi is coming off one of the best starts of his career last Tuesday, when he carried a no-hitter into the seventh against the Twins and earned the win after allowing one hit over 6 1/3 scoreless innings in a 2-1 victory. At least the Red Sox will start things off somewhere warm. After getting the first two outs on strikeouts, Mariano Rivera records his 600th career save when catcher Russell Martin throws out Ichiro Suzuki trying to steal second base for the final out of the game.

Sports Almost a million Tampa Bay residents still without power after Irma
Author: 0 Almost a million Tampa Bay residents still without power after Irma

Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys early Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm. After Hurricane Wilma knocked out power to millions of Floridians, FPL spent $3 billion over the past decade to bolster the power grid. It was too soon to say what the power restoration would cost FPL, but in 2016, the company said it spent about $315 million to restore power after Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, according to NextEra's federal filings.

Sports Hurricane Irma threatens Florida's bustling tourism industry
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma threatens Florida's bustling tourism industry

Irma made landfall on Sunday morning as a Category 4 storm at Cudjoe Key, about 75 miles from Key Largo, where the NBC 6 helicopter was flying. Powerful Hurricane Jose missed the Leeward Islands this weekend, but it might have a second chance to strike the Caribbean and possibly Florida, forecasters said.

Sports Danica Patrick to quit Stewart-Haas Racing team after six seasons
Author: 0 Danica Patrick to quit Stewart-Haas Racing team after six seasons

A Wisconsin native who grew up in IL, she is in a long-term relationship with fellow driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who will make his debut in the playoffs this weekend at Chicagoland. It is unclear whether Smithfield could sponsor Almirola - sponsorship contracts in NASCAR sometimes contain clauses that prohibit a sponsor to move with a driver - but SHR also has open inventory on the Clint Bowyer auto in addition to the cars now driven by Patrick and Busch.

Sports Golovkin and Canelo arrive in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Golovkin and Canelo arrive in Las Vegas

Canelo has been hurt before and out-boxed so I see him as the more vulnerable of the pair. Alvarez is already a superstar in his native Mexico, the most celebrated boxer in a boxing-mad country. The day before the bout, the chances are WBO Middleweight World Champion Billy Joe Saunders, from Hatfield, UK, will successfully defend his belt against Willie Monroe Jr, thus making him the only thing that stands between the victor of Canelo v GGG and the title of undisputed middleweight champion ...

Sports Asensio Won't Follow Neymar, Mbappe Footsteps To PSG
Author: 0 Asensio Won't Follow Neymar, Mbappe Footsteps To PSG

He unleashed a left-footed thunderbolt to help Madrid beat Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup last month and the Spain global claims his club manager has likened him to their bitter rivals' biggest star. "I have a lot of faith in Mayoral, he is young and eager to play", Zidane said. "We all thought it was unusual that Barcelona could not keep him but he is a great player and will be fantastic for them".

Sports Man City boss Guardiola on Yaya absence: He knows why
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola on Yaya absence: He knows why

The Ivorian is yet to make an official appearance for the Citizens this season, and when manager Pep Guardiola dropped him from his squad for the Champions League trip to Feyenoord on Wednesday, it was clear that all is not well between the two once again.

Sports ESPN sends out statement regarding Jemele Hill tweets
Author: 0 ESPN sends out statement regarding Jemele Hill tweets

Hill, who started her career as a general assignment sports reporter at The News & Observer (1997-99), worked at the Detroit Free Press and the Orlando Sentinel before landing at ESPN in 2006. ESPN previously fired former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling over a controversial meme objecting to the North Carolina transgender bathroom law.

Author: 0 Patrick to part with Stewart-Haas NASCAR team

Patrick, in her statement, said it was an "honor" to drive for the team over the past six seasons, citing a Daytona 500 pole and seven top-10 finishes. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.

Sports Forecasters say Irma now aimed at Keys, Tampa
Author: 0 Forecasters say Irma now aimed at Keys, Tampa

Destructive Hurricane Irma was downgraded to a tropical storm after wreaking havoc in Florida, though it continued to bring 70 miles per hour winds as it moved north, according to the National Hurricane Center . The most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade now has the Fort Myers - Naples in its sights with Sarasota and Tampa expected to get blasted by Irma as well.

Sports Storm Katia weakens after hitting Mexico
Author: 0 Storm Katia weakens after hitting Mexico

On Sept. 8, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said a Hurricane Warning is in effect for Cabo Rojo to Laguna Verde, and a Tropical Storm Warning is in effect from north of Cabo Rojo to Rio Panuco and south of Laguna Verde to Puerto Veracruz.