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Feng extends lead at US Women's Open Feng extends lead at US Women's Open
- July 16, 2017

President is here watching us play golf". Trump was in France this week to celebrate Bastille Day and meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. Although Trump's schedule has not yet been confirmed, tournament organizers have built a special glass-enclosed skybox overlooking the 16th tee so the president could watch the competition on what's said to be one of his favorite courses. (more...)
Bank Stocks Slump Even as Earnings Beat Estimates Bank Stocks Slump Even as Earnings Beat Estimates
- July 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $274.63B company. About 4.33 million shares traded. It has a 25.12 P/E ratio. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo plunged 1.9 percent in pre-market trading. Therefore 0 are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 16 by Numis Securities. (more...)
High marks: S&P sets record as stocks rally to close the week
- July 15, 2017

Shares of Target climbed 4.8 percent after the company said it expects "modest increase" in second-quarter comparable-store sales, a metric closely watched by Wall Street for retail stocks. Delta Air Lines fell 2.2 percent after reporting a smaller profit and less revenue than analysts expected. The S&P 500 was up by less than 1 point to 2,448. (more...)
James Washington a unanimous All-Big 12 Preseason Team selection James Washington a unanimous All-Big 12 Preseason Team selection
- July 14, 2017

The 6-foot-4, 246-pound Houston native is both the first KU player named a preseason individual award victor during the school's time in the Big 12 and the first Jayhawk to be a unanimous selection for the preseason All-Big 12 team. Oklahoma has been dominant in the Big 12, winning 10 conference championships. That makes it hard for an outlier like West Virginia to grab notoriety. (more...)
Nets Miss Out in Caldwell-Pope Sweepstakes Nets Miss Out in Caldwell-Pope Sweepstakes
- July 13, 2017

They accomplish that by giving Caldwell-Pope a one-year balloon deal. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who was a restricted free agent when free agency started, now sits atop of the board as an unrestricted free agent since the Pistons renounced his rights after trading for Avery Bradley . (more...)
Military plane crashes in Miss., killing at least 5 aboard Military plane crashes in Miss., killing at least 5 aboard
- July 12, 2017

The aircraft was originally based out of New York's Stewart Air National Guard Base, Marine Corps officials said . The cause of the crash was not immediately known and the identities of those killed were not immediately released. The Marine Corps said that while they are still investigating the details of the crash, their primary focus is to provide the necessary support and resources to friends, family, and service members who are going through this hard time. (more...)
Bach says International Olympic Committee faces 'important' decisions on 2024, 2028 Games Bach says International Olympic Committee faces 'important' decisions on 2024, 2028 Games
- July 11, 2017

In a move that reaffirms the commitment of the International Olympic Committee (IOC ) to safeguard human rights, the body has made protection of human rights as a core issue in its revised Host City Contract, sent out to the 2014 Olympic bid cities. (more...)
Sixers' top rookie Fultz goes down with ankle sprain Sixers' top rookie Fultz goes down with ankle sprain
- July 10, 2017

Fultz suffered the injury Saturday in the team's Summer League game against the Warriors when he landed awkwardly while trying to block a shot in the third quarter. And then was out for the season and underwent minor knee surgery. Noel missed his entire rookie season while recovering from an ACL injury while Embiid did so as well because of a foot injury. (more...)
Shane Lowry snaps at spectator at Irish Open Shane Lowry snaps at spectator at Irish Open
- July 10, 2017

Thai 14-year-old Atthaya Thitikul has become the youngest victor on the Ladies European Tour after claiming a two-shot victory at the Ladies European Thailand Championship. Both finished well at Portstewart, with rounds of 65 and 63 respectively. Ramsay, Drysdale and Fox earned places at The Open with their performances. (more...)
Celtics trade Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris Celtics trade Avery Bradley to Pistons for Marcus Morris
- July 09, 2017

Avery Bradley is getting traded from the Boston Celtics to the Detroit Pistons for Marcus Morris . Having played seven seasons with the Jazz, Hayward continually grew to a level of stardom and had a breakout season past year averaging close to 22.0 ppg as well as 5 rpg. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel: "We'll see what we can do tomorrow"
- July 09, 2017

The three-time world champion, who is 14 points behind championship leader Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari in the title race, topped both sessions with aplomb. "I was just able to build up the confidence, and this is a track where you need it in high speed corners. I'm really looking forward to the race". Hamilton failed to find his best level in Q3, calling his drive "so-so". (more...)
A day on the Tour de France A day on the Tour de France
- July 09, 2017

So it's easy to see why so many are thinking it will be interesting to see just how the Mont du Chat is raced this time. An eight-man breakaway took off early in the stage and built up a maximum lead of three and a half minutes. "The level that we have here for the sprints is still very, very high". Kittel was not quite sure about his stage win after he nearly crossed the finish line head-to-head with Norweigen Edvald Boasson Hagen , before that was confimed by the photo finish. (more...)
Iron Man to Spider-Man: 30 most awesome characters in the MCU Iron Man to Spider-Man: 30 most awesome characters in the MCU
- July 08, 2017

The audience cheered when he made his appearance on screen. Marvel's cinematic history also suggests that Morales could very well appear in a future film as a sidekick to Peter Parker. In the Marvel Knights: Spider-Man series, which launched in late 2004, Gargan was a host for the Venom symbiote . GettyMichael Mando plays Mac Gargan. (more...)
Federer and Djokovic toyed with practice match after withdrawals Federer and Djokovic toyed with practice match after withdrawals
- July 06, 2017

Not that his first match this year was, on paper, a straightforward one. "I was absolutely thrilled that (I) was going to be on Centre Court, and then for that to happen, it was like, 'I might never get to come here again'". It was a good match from both of us and it is always good to have a hard match in the first round". Only the player can answer really. The new rule that the ATP has reinforced allows players who have made it to the grand-slam main draw to get what they deserve, but on the ... (more...)
Diego Costa Is Supposedly Delaying His Transfer As "Revenge" Against Antonio Conte
- July 05, 2017

Express Sport understands Chelsea have made him their No1 choice to replace Diego Costa . United, meanwhile, are aiming to fill the void left by Zlatan Ibrahimovic's departure. Reports have suggested the 24-year-old prefers a move to Chelsea but BBC presenter Askam claims the player's camp is encouraging him to choose United instead. (more...)
Gordon Hayward will reportedly make decision on 4th of July Gordon Hayward will reportedly make decision on 4th of July
- July 05, 2017

Hayward met with the Celtics , Jazz and Miami Heat over the past few days, weighing his free agency options. Maybe Hayward was destined to land with the C's all along. He'll bring that efficiency to the Celtics, around a core that made it to the Eastern Conference championship round in 2017. Hayward, 27, has steadily developed into a franchise-caliber player since the Jazz selected him with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 draft. (more...)
GST rollout: 22 states including Delhi, Maharashtra abolish check posts GST rollout: 22 states including Delhi, Maharashtra abolish check posts
- July 05, 2017

Taking a step towards smooth transportation of goods across state borders, 22 states removed border check posts with the arrival of Goods and Services Tax (GST ). "The problem is the miscommunication and rumours floating around social media ....things are becoming more complicated due to this", the official said. (more...)
Fox Sports executive fired amid sexual harassment probe Fox Sports executive fired amid sexual harassment probe
- July 05, 2017

A Fox web page on Horowitz had been taken down on Monday. The bio noted: "He and his wife Kara reside in Los Angeles with their three boys Jake, Will, and Cooper". "The way Jamie has been treated by Fox is appalling". Roger Ailes , the controversial head of Fox News , was forced out shortly after Gretchen Carlson, a popular on-air personality, went public with her allegations, filing a lawsuit in New Jersey. (more...)
Transfer round-up: Leicester agree Iborra deal Transfer round-up: Leicester agree Iborra deal
- July 05, 2017

But the move to Wearside collapsed in the final days of the summer window and now the midfielder will fly to Leicester tomorrow for a medical and sign a four-year contract. Sevilla rewarded Iborra with an improved contract last September, tying him to the club until June 2020. Once all fitness checks are out of the way, he will return to Sevilla to publicly bid fans farewell. (more...)
Heat Interested in Veteran Big Man Serge Ibaka
- July 03, 2017

The Raptors are 2-8 against the Cavs in the playoffs the last two seasons. Serge Ibaka was a reliable dump off option for the Raptors, and he will be a good fit for the long-term offering a third core offensive contributor alongside DeMar DeRozan , and potentially Kyle Lowry . (more...)
Portugal claim third place in FIFA Confederations Cup Portugal claim third place in FIFA Confederations Cup
- July 03, 2017

The win came after Pepe saved his side with an equaliser in the 91st minute, hurling himself at a cross to knock the ball past Man of the Match Guillermo Ochoa with the sole of his boot. The result, which means Portugal are still unbeaten against Mexico in five encounters dating back to 1969, came just hours before world champions Germany faced South American champions Chile in the final in St. (more...)
Red Sox SS Bogaerts (groin) scratched from lineup Red Sox SS Bogaerts (groin) scratched from lineup
- July 03, 2017

He's 2-0 with 24 strikeouts in 15 scoreless innings against the Blue Jays this season, beating them twice north of the border. "We haven't hit our stride yet", Red Sox bench coach Gary DiSarcina said. A sellout crowd of 46,696 at Rogers Centre enjoyed bright sunshine at the start of the game. "I didn't make pitches when I needed to". Last-place Toronto has lost seven of nine. (more...)
Canadiens sign Carey Price to eight-year contract extension Canadiens sign Carey Price to eight-year contract extension
- July 03, 2017

Despite some injury concerns, there are few players in the game today that can change a game, or a season the way Price can when he suits up for his team. With Price's deal now done the Canadiens will have $18.3 million in salary cap space dedicated to him and defenseman Shea Weber through the end of the 2025-26 season. (more...)
Rangers add Shattenkirk, Pavelec in free agency Rangers add Shattenkirk, Pavelec in free agency
- July 02, 2017

Defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk , the top available player in Postmedia's 2017 Free Agent Frenzy rankings, agreed to a four-year, $26.6 million USA with the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon, considerably less money and term he was offered prior to the trade deadline. (more...)
Gordon Hayward to Meet With Heat, Jazz, Celtics Gordon Hayward to Meet With Heat, Jazz, Celtics
- July 02, 2017

No, Riley meant it. With that being said , I'm used to waiting. "I don't want to mess up his Armani suits and all that hair goop". For more news and rumors surrounding the Boston Celtics and National Basketball Association free agency, keep it locked here at Chowder and Champions. (more...)
Andy Murray Pulls Out Of Hurlingham Exhibition Match With A Sore Hip
- July 02, 2017

But we have learned how to play through pain. He's someone that has proven so many times that he's one of the best players in the world. That defeat prompted his inclusion at the Hurlingham event, although his final means of preparation before the main draw at SW19 will come just 72 hours before his maiden tussle. (more...)
76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz 76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz
- June 27, 2017

As for the Celtics, they add to the absurd war chest of first round draft picks accumulated (nine draft picks in the first rounds of the next two drafts) which they will nearly certainly be using as an all-out assault on bringing in existing franchise talent. (more...)
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain
- June 26, 2017

The Portuguese's goalscoring instinct helped Real win the La Liga and UEFA Champions League titles last season, but the mood in Ronaldo's camp has changed dramatically. "Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho did not sign any contract on the 31st of March 2010 for him to take over the role of coach, as is wrongly asserted by the aforementioned newspaper". (more...)
Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft
- June 26, 2017

Nobody got more attention than the 32-year-old Fleury, who lost his starting job during last seasons playoff run with the back-to-back champion Penguins. The Golden Knights are required to take exactly one player from each team and a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders in the expansion draft. (more...)
Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title
- June 26, 2017

The world number five, building up to an assault on an possible eighth Wimbledon title next month, will now face Karen Khachanov , who defeated fellow Russian Andrey Rublev 7-6 (10/8), 4-6, 6-3. Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Germany's Florian Mayer in the quarterfinal of the ATP tournament in Halle , Germany, Friday, June 23, 2017. (more...)
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
- June 25, 2017

Mexico clinched their first victory in the Confederations Cup as they beat their opponents New Zealand 2-1. The team played very well against a side playing at home with the support of their fans. "We are building a team which has the skills and determintion to play against any team". We are the only country that is not the champion of its respective continent. (more...)
Kings choose De'Aaron Fox at No. 5 overall Kings choose De'Aaron Fox at No. 5 overall
- June 25, 2017

Point guard was the biggest need coming into the night for the Kings with Darren Collison, Ty Lawson and Langston Galloway all headed to unrestricted free agency next month. Q. How well do you know Willie Cauley-Stein and Skal Labissiere, and what factor do you think that might be to other Kentucky guys? Wall is the one former Wildcat that Fox is most often compared to. (more...)
Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud
- June 24, 2017

It is said that he defrauded Spain in taxes of €3.3 million (£2.9 million) between 2011 and 2012. The Economic Crime Section of the Provincial Prosecutor's Office of Madrid has filed a complaint with the Court of Instruction. Despite deciding to pay, Ronaldo continues to deny any wrongdoing, and will continue to "litigate to prove his innocence", added the report . Last year, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were found guilty on three counts of ... (more...)
Real chief defends Ronaldo 'at all costs'; vows to solve his gripes Real chief defends Ronaldo 'at all costs'; vows to solve his gripes
- June 23, 2017

Perez has dismissed speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine for tax evasion as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi . All it took, in the end, was a few nice words in public from Real's de facto plutocrat, mixed with a few private assurances that these tax allegations won't touch him, I'm sure, to convince the forward to stay. (more...)
Germany vs. Chile in Confederations Cup
- June 23, 2017

It will be facing its toughest test yet against a Chilean side trying to win its third tournament in a row and establish itself as a contender outside of South America. Australia grew into a contest starved of quality, as first Tom Rogic curled a free-kick over before Mathew Leckie blazed Gersbach's low cross above the frame of the goal. (more...)
Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders for Ryan Strome
- June 23, 2017

Eberle is signed for two more seasons, at a cap hit of $6-million. They will be reunited with the Islanders , and potentially on the same line, in order to give Tavares a scoring winger. After a 20-goal campaign and no goals in 13 playoff games, Edmonton made a decision to move on. Eberle is exactly the type of player Snow has been looking to land, too. (more...)
Jackson and Knicks consider trading Kristaps Porzingis
- June 21, 2017

Porzingis has played for the Knicks for two years and has been one of the few bright spots for the team. Porzingis hasn't had any contact with any Knicks officials, according to a source . Through two seasons, Porzingis has averaged 19 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis raises the trophy after winning the NBA Skills Challenge during the NBA All-Star Saturday Night events in New Orleans. (more...)
Lakers deal Russell to Nets, acquire Lopez Lakers deal Russell to Nets, acquire Lopez
- June 21, 2017

The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade hadn't been consummated Tuesday. Russell is two years removed from being the No. Meanwhile, the Lakers have had preliminary discussions the Indiana Pacers about acquiring forward Paul George . Mozgov was signed to a four-year, $64 million deal just weeks after he helped the Cleveland Cavaliers win the NBA Finals. (more...)
NFL Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Opens New Jerusalem Sports Campus NFL Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Opens New Jerusalem Sports Campus
- June 21, 2017

Goodell traveled to Jerusalem for the inauguration of the Kraft Family Sports Complex on Tuesday. "I mean, I don't think the game has ever been safer than it is now", Kraft said, via the Associated Press . "The Kraft Family Sports Campus allows me to invest in two things that I have always been very passionate about: My love of Israel and my support for youth athletics and team sports, especially American football", said Kraft. (more...)
Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs
- June 21, 2017

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! The Vertical first reported Gasol's decision to opt out. From Gasol's standpoint, it might be in his best interest to accept less money in 2017-2018 for the benefit of a long-term deal. Gasol, a six-time NBA All-Star taken with the third overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, averaged a career-low 12.4 points with 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 blocked shots over 64 games in his first campaign with the Spurs last season. (more...)
Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Prodgres Niederkorn of Luxembourg Rangers launch Europa League campaign against Prodgres Niederkorn of Luxembourg
- June 20, 2017

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham have all earned automatic spots into the Champions League group stage, but five British sides will have to go through qualification to join them. League of Ireland side Derry City will face FC Midtjylland (Denmark ), who beat Manchester United past year, while Shamrock Rovers take on Stjarnan (Iceland) and Cork City come up against Levadia Tallinn (Estonia). (more...)
Mourinho Ready to Launch Assault to Sign £70million Star for Red Devils
- June 20, 2017

Lindelof joined Benfica from home-town club Vasteras SK in 2012 and won three Portuguese league titles and two Portuguese Cups during his time in Lisbon. 'It's very good for the younger players to come into this type of competition in terms of preparing to be a Manchester United player. "He told me about the club and everything around it". (more...)
After he minimized Kovalev, Ward looks for heavier belts After he minimized Kovalev, Ward looks for heavier belts
- June 19, 2017

Ward , who caused a brief pause in the fight in the second round when he hit Kovalev below the belt, was never warned after that by Weeks for low blows. I really don't have anything to say on what happened. "I hope the whole world sees what it's like to get in the ring with me". Ward swings a hard left that grazes Kovalev . (more...)
Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter around NHL
- June 19, 2017

Vladislav Namestnikov, Nate Schmidt , Sami Vatanen , and Jason Zucker are also included in the list of draft players that could be picked by the Vegas Golden Knights . 24 overall pick in the 2017 National Hockey League draft and a prospect in exchange for the expansion team only taking Matt Calvert, William Karlsson or Ryan Murray. (more...)
Northern Ireland's DUP wants "sensible Brexit", talks with May to continue
- June 18, 2017

May will meet DUP leader Arlene Foster in London on Tuesday. May's Conservatives in power. "Bringing stability to the United Kingdom government in and around issues around Brexit , obviously around counter-terrorism, and then doing what's right for Northern Ireland in respect of economic matters". (more...)
Champions Trophy final: Mercurial Pakistan shouldn't be discounted, says Mike Hussey
- June 18, 2017

The India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy final will be streamed online on Hotstar. India have picked up seven wickets at an economy rate of 4.40, while Pakistan have been deadlier with eight wickets, conceding just 3.60 runs per over. "They've come in committed to the way we want to play our cricket". India have batted to a plan so far, and not much is likely to change in the final. (more...)
The wrong kind of US Open history The wrong kind of US Open history
- June 18, 2017

Rory McIlroy will miss the cut, but at least one of his U.S. Open records is safe - 35 consecutive holes without a bogey to start a U.S. Open. That still didn't appear to be almost enough. "And I was just trying to show that". In fact, the cut-line fell on plus-one - equalling the lowest ever cut in a US Open , at Medinah in 1990 - and anyone who has made it into the final two rounds will still believe anything is possible. (more...)
The Wrong Kind of US Open History: Top 3 All Miss Cut
- June 18, 2017

Open. Starting the day in a respectable position of even-par, Adam Scott sealed his exit with a disappointing 75. He made the turn at 6-under 30, just one off the U.S. I got off to a good start but it sort of caught up with me as the round went on. "We're in a good spot", Fowler said, referring to his status in the first-person plural after shooting 1-over 73. (more...)
Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open
- June 17, 2017

Sergio Garcia opened the season by winning the Masters , his first major championship at 37-years-old, and now Rickie Fowler is the leader after the first round of the US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Day's rise to the top of the golf world has been highlighted by his tremendous power. Ernie Els opened with a 70 on the 20th anniversary of his last US Open victory. (more...)
Nadal wins record 10th French Open title Nadal wins record 10th French Open title
- June 16, 2017

Venus and Harrison defeated Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico and American Donald Young 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the final. It was a procession to La Decima for the King of Clay, as he saw out the second set and claimed three breaks in the third. (more...)