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Museum of Science and Industry Celebrates National Ice Cream Day Museum of Science and Industry Celebrates National Ice Cream Day
- July 12, 2017

Customers can enjoy a free vanilla cone with one lucky person winning soft serve for life! "We're proud of how we're raising the bar on our menu - including our delicious soft-serve - and on the modern experience that we're sharing with our customers in Ohio". (more...)
BCCI expected to announce new India coach today BCCI expected to announce new India coach today
- July 12, 2017

After the interviews, Ganguly and Laxman, alongwith Choudary, addressed the press and said that they would like to hold on for a little longer and announce the coach after speaking with incumbent India captain Virat Kohli . Or do they want to buy some more leeway for the incoming coach from Kohli than perhaps Kumble enjoyed? With the next coach set to hold the post till at least the 2019 World Cup, a well-thought out decision has to be made, for which the committee has rightly chose to take ... (more...)
Real Madrid's James Rodriguez signs for Bayern Munich on loan Real Madrid's James Rodriguez signs for Bayern Munich on loan
- July 12, 2017

While Mourinho has previously had reservations about signing James, he can see a role for him in attack that will also lack the versatility of Everton-bound Wayne Rooney. Colombia had advanced past the group stages just once in their history as a footballing nation but that was all about to change. But Ancelotti was sacked following that season, and with Zidane being the replacement, Rodriguez saw his playing time decrease. (more...)
Anthony Tolliver Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year, $3.3 Million Contract with Pistons Anthony Tolliver Reportedly Agrees to 1-Year, $3.3 Million Contract with Pistons
- July 12, 2017

In case you missed it, the National Basketball Association announced back in June that Bullock will be suspended for the first five games of the 2017-18 season for violating the terms of the league's Anti-Drug Program. A few other teams looked at acquiring Bullock . The Pistons now have 14 guaranteed contracts for next season. Ironically, the Pistons' elimination from playoff contention previous year gave Bullock a chance to showcase his talents. (more...)
Kiwi rider Jack Bauer punched during Tour de France Kiwi rider Jack Bauer punched during Tour de France
- July 12, 2017

Kittel's compatriot John Degenkolb was second and Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen took third place with Froome finishing safe in the bunch to keep the yellow jersey. Frenchmen Elie Gesbert and Yoann Offredo were ahead of the cyclists for most of the race and as they came through Montignac they were over four minutes in the lead. (more...)
Wayne Rooney eyes England recall following Everton return Wayne Rooney eyes England recall following Everton return
- July 12, 2017

The players don't have stage fright since it is a game of 11 players-a-side and with Wayne Rooney or no Rooney we are here to make a good account of ourselves. "It is a motivation for the players and personally as a defender". I played in the match against Hull City when I was part of the national team and in Europe, the tempo is high and if we can hold them, the better. (more...)
Leicester agree a deal to sign £25m striker Leicester agree a deal to sign £25m striker
- July 12, 2017

Kelechi Iheanacho's move to Leicester City is very close to completion, with Sky Sports reporting that there is an agreement in principle for the Nigerian striker to join the Foxes in a deal worth around £25million. A report on the Manchester Evening News on Tuesday hint that Spurs are open to the possibility of Iheanacho arriving at White Hart Lane with want-away right-back Walker heading in the opposite direction. (more...)
Muguruza enters her second Wimbledon semis after win over Kuznetsova
- July 12, 2017

Garbine Muguruza moved one step closer to winning her second grand slam title by beating Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets. But Ostapenko, 20, was the youngest player left in the tournament and Venus has scythed through the draw by dispatching a series of opponents nearly half her age, many of whom idolised the seven-time Grand Slam champion when they were growing up. (more...)
Jeter's group closing in on $1.2B Marlins deal Jeter's group closing in on $1.2B Marlins deal
- July 12, 2017

According to a published report , Jeter was closing in on a deal for the South Florida team, which is now owned by Jeffrey Loria . Jeter is leading the group, though, after reportedly pulling together most of the financial backing earlier this month. (more...)
New India coach to be announced by today evening: Ganguly
- July 12, 2017

Former skipper Sourav Ganguly said the new coach of Indian cricket team will announced by Monday evening (July 10). "Everybody should be in synchronisation", Ganguly said in a matter-of-fact manner. The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC ) is meeting in Mumbai on Monday to scrutinise candidates. Ravi Shastri is also reportedly in London, although it is not clear as to whether his interview will be conducted via Skype or not. (more...)
Austin Golson makes Rimington Trophy watch list for nation's top center Austin Golson makes Rimington Trophy watch list for nation's top center
- July 12, 2017

The duo played a significant part in K-State's run-blocking unit that set the school record for rushing yards per carry (5.27), rank third in school history in total rushing yards (3,013) and rushing yards per game (231.8), and seventh in rushing touchdowns (39). (more...)
Rafael Benitez: "Market is a little bit crazy"
- July 12, 2017

The 22-year-old scored 10 times for the Canaries last season and impressed in the European Championships for the England U21s. Benitez has voiced his frustration and concern as summer targets, Tammy Abraham and Willy Caballero slipped through their fingers and have subsequently joined Swansea City and Chelsea , respectively. (more...)
Venus Williams takes out Ostapenko to reach Wimbledon semifinals Venus Williams takes out Ostapenko to reach Wimbledon semifinals
- July 12, 2017

Then this year, she made the final of the Australian Open, her first Major runner-up trophy since winning right here eight years ago. Williams - who is two years older than pregnant sister Serena Williams - wore an ensemble from her EleVen by Venus Williams line for the match. (more...)
Novak Djokovic aims for Wimbledon last-8 spot Novak Djokovic aims for Wimbledon last-8 spot
- July 12, 2017

I am, too. Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, you exchange things", Djokovic said. "I'm just so happy to be in the quarters". "Tired! It was a long match". The three-time champion at the All England Club beat Adrian Mannarino 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in a fourth-round match that was postponed from Monday. For Federer , Wimbledon is not the Australian Open , where he went in January after six months off with zero expectations. (more...)
Houston Rockets to Focus on Acquiring Carmelo Anthony Houston Rockets to Focus on Acquiring Carmelo Anthony
- July 12, 2017

Last night it appeared for a split second they were on the verge of making a big three, as power forward Nene posted a tweet suggesting Houston might be bringing in New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony . Despite the rumors that Anthony wants to join the Cleveland Cavaliers and play alongside LeBron James, the 10-time All-Star might be more likely to land on the Houston Rockets . (more...)
2019 could be the year Silverstone hosts its final British Grand Prix 2019 could be the year Silverstone hosts its final British Grand Prix
- July 12, 2017

After months of deliberation, the BRDC felt that it could not afford to keep the race going because it was certain to lose money in the future. But it has a 5% annual escalator in it, meaning this year the race is costing £16.9m, and by 2019, it will be £18.6m. (more...)
Uber, Amazon join UPI Uber, Amazon join UPI
- July 11, 2017

Not wishing to give any timeline for the RBI approval to come, Hota said they will also have to look apart from technical things. According to him, the final nod will given by the Reserve Bank of India for all companies. Uber's rival in India, Ola has already added support for UPI . An Uber spokesperson told Inc42, "We are now evaluating the possibilities around a comprehensive UPI integration and continuing to engage with the relevant stakeholders. (more...)
Star quality decides court allocation, say Wimbledon officials
- July 11, 2017

Murray will play American Sam Querrey next for a place in the semifinals. He broke Murray twice in a row in the first set, which ended up going to a tiebreak that the top seed won comfortably. Caroline Wozniacki , who criticised the scheduling earlier in the week, added to the criticism by claiming Wimbledon was the least equal of the four Grand Slam tournaments. (more...)
Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to stage at Coldplay show, joins performance Man in wheelchair crowdsurfs to stage at Coldplay show, joins performance
- July 11, 2017

As Chris Martin was performing he noticed someone crowdsurfing nearby and invited him to join the band onstage. Chris opened the Croke Park show by telling fans: "Cead mile failte". 'Well here we are in Dublin and what an awesome crowd, I've been all over the world and I've never seen anybody so loud, ' he continues for the second verse. (more...)
Marko Arnautovic 'hands in transfer request'
- July 11, 2017

The Austria worldwide has handed in a transfer request at Stoke as he looks to force his way out of the club in the summer transfer window. Arnautovic signed a new four-year contract just 12 months ago but now wants to move on. The Austria worldwide, who scored six goals and added five assists in 32 Premier League appearances last season, is interesting West Ham, who could move for the 28-year-old now he has made his desire to leave the bet365 Stadium official. (more...)