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White Sox lose Moncada to injury, rally past Blue Jays White Sox lose Moncada to injury, rally past Blue Jays
- August 01, 2017

Fans are especially concerned for Moncada, as he is the team's star youngster who was only called up in recent weeks and is the top-ranked prospect in baseball. X-rays were negative and Mondaca is day to day, the Sox said. "I didn't remember what happened until the doctor started asking me questions here, and then I saw the video". (more...)
'Incredible shrinking airline seat' forces FAA to reconsider regulating seat size 'Incredible shrinking airline seat' forces FAA to reconsider regulating seat size
- August 01, 2017

Flyers Rights had said it's concerned that small airline seats are actually a safety hazard, putting passengers at risk for conditions like deep vein thrombosis . "Airlines have steadily reduced the space between rows to squeeze in extra seats and make more money". Spirit Airlines was last with 28 inches, while Virgin America and Southwest had 32 inches and Delta and American Airlines had 32 inches. (more...)
Red Sox Get Reliever Addison Reed From Mets Red Sox Get Reliever Addison Reed From Mets
- August 01, 2017

Boston will send three prospects to NY in this deal. He pitched to a 2.09 earned run average in 142.0 innings during his Mets tenure. He combined to go 1-1 with a 6.21 ERA. He's a 2016 sixth-round selection. Nogosek and Bautista were pitching for Class A Salem. He is the farthest from the majors but could move up the ranks quickly. (more...)
Seahawks' Kam Chancellor: Re-ups through 2020 season Seahawks' Kam Chancellor: Re-ups through 2020 season
- August 01, 2017

The deal includes $25 million in guarantees. The new extension locks up a core member of the Seahawks defense, but there wasn't always a belief that Chancellor would remain on the team. Chancellor previously said he "definitely" trusted that the team would "do the right thing". Chancellor is due to receive a base salary of $6.8 million in the final year of his current contract per Spotrac, with the safety receiving signing ($1,000,000) and roster ($243,744) bonuses as well. (more...)
Watch The Brand-New Official Mayweather vs. McGregor Commercial Watch The Brand-New Official Mayweather vs. McGregor Commercial
- August 01, 2017

The least expensive original tickets on Ticketmaster have a face value of $3,500. Maybe fans are just waiting for the prices to drop before they head to the box office. Sky Sports confirmed today that United Kingdom fans will pay £19.95 for the fight - while Irish fans will need to pay €24.95 for the event. With around only four weeks to the cross-sports fight, fans are still without an official announcement on how much the mega-money fight is going to cost on TV... (more...)
Dani Alves thoroughly impressive in PSG's French Super Cup win Dani Alves thoroughly impressive in PSG's French Super Cup win
- August 01, 2017

July 29 at 22:00 in Paris at the stadium "Park de Prens" Monaco in the match for the French Super Cup will play against PSG . But Alves, who signed from Juventus on a free transfer earlier this month, netted a 51st-minute equaliser from a brilliant 35-yard free-kick. (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo facing tax evasion charges in Spanish court Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo facing tax evasion charges in Spanish court
- July 31, 2017

Ronaldo Snr already has three kids: with the young Cristiano and recently joined by twins Eva and Mateo - while his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez is reportedly pregnant. While the star can do just about everything on a football pitch, he admitted changing nappies is not one of his strengths but he gives it his best shot. (more...)
Astros' Dallas Keuchel rusty in return from DL Astros' Dallas Keuchel rusty in return from DL
- July 31, 2017

Iglesias' second run-scoring double tied the game at 3 in the seventh. Springer is hitting.310 with a team-high 27 home runs for the AL West-leading Astros. Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel returns from the disabled list Friday after a stay dating back to early June due to an issue with his neck, per Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Talks stalling between Yankees, A's for Sonny Gray Major League Baseball trade rumors: Talks stalling between Yankees, A's for Sonny Gray
- July 31, 2017

According to Jon Heyman of FanRagSports.com, the A's are holding out for either outfielder Clint Frazier or top infield prospect Gleyber Torres in a deal for Gray , a pitcher who could be the missing piece in the Yankees' playoff push. (more...)
Oval Test: Proteas restrict England at 149/4 at Tea on Day One Oval Test: Proteas restrict England at 149/4 at Tea on Day One
- July 31, 2017

England nevertheless held an overwhelming advantage as they reduced the Proteas to 117/4 in pursuit of a victory target 492 from an initial 148 overs. It was the end of a 115-minute innings that featured 78 balls including nine fours and a stand of 62 with Westley that had taken England to 92 for two. (more...)
Christian Pulisic targeted as possible Coutinho replacement as Klopp wants Liverpool reunion
- July 31, 2017

If the Liga side are serious about landing Coutinho, they will have to pay £133 million for his services according to the Spanish publication. Could we have the most shocking transfer of the summer window on the cards? Anfield officials have maintained that Coutinho is not for sale at any price and are still unwilling to part with last season's top scorer in spite of any lucrative offers. (more...)
John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win 4th Atlanta Open title John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win 4th Atlanta Open title
- July 31, 2017

The 32-year-old Isner won the Hall of Fame Open last week on grass in Newport, Rhode Island. "So, I'm happy to win that match in straight sets. I maybe didn't serve well enough today but it's also because of him, he put a lot of pressure on me", Muller said. (more...)
Arsenal playmaker hails 'brilliant' day despite 2-1 defeat to Sevilla
- July 31, 2017

Nevertheless, the score remained 2-1 to the La Liga outfit, but the Gunners won the cup thanks to their superior goal difference. Sevilla had the first clear chance after 14 minutes, but Wissam Ben Yedder's effort struck the post after he was slid through on goal by Ever Banega. (more...)
Jhonattan Vegas defends in Canada as Ryan Ruffels struggles
- July 31, 2017

After Vegas birdied the playoff hole, Hoffman had a chance to match with a hard chip shot from the bunker. "I got a little bit lucky that it clipped the lip and still made the green", a smiling Vegas said after his victory that moved him from 17th place to 10th in Presidents Cup standings for the global squad. (more...)
Kevin Magnussen, Nico Hulkenberg Had NSFW Exchange After F1 Hungary Kevin Magnussen, Nico Hulkenberg Had NSFW Exchange After F1 Hungary
- July 31, 2017

After the race, Hulkenberg approached Magnussen, who at the time was talking to a Norwegian television station, and called him "the most unsporting driver", to which Magnussen responded: "Suck my balls, honey". "Why would he say anything else?" "And then we get a penalty with Kevin". Hulkenberg was far from impressed by that response, saying: "When it comes to racing, he's just nasty". (more...)
Tigers trade Justin Wilson, Alex Avila to Cubs Tigers trade Justin Wilson, Alex Avila to Cubs
- July 31, 2017

But of all of the players who have been part of a trade rumor, it's closer Justin Wilson who seems to have the attention of the greatest number of teams around the league. Avila, 30, is slashing.271/.392/.472 with 11 home runs and 32 RBIs. He'll be a free agent at season's end. Chicago opened a 2-game lead on the Brewers in the NL Central after winning two of three against them. (more...)
Jeremy Hellickson involved in minor auto accident on way out of Philly Jeremy Hellickson involved in minor auto accident on way out of Philly
- July 31, 2017

The 32-year-old utilityman has hit.154 (4-for-26) in his first 11 games for Atlanta and hit a pinch-hit home run on Friday night . In the trade announced after the Orioles' 8-2 loss in Texas on Friday night, Philadelphia will get global amateur signing bonus pool allocation, and the Phillies will send cash to Baltimore to cover part of the $6.1 million remaining of Hellickson's $17.2 million salary. (more...)
Katie Taylor claims easy win in United States debut Katie Taylor claims easy win in United States debut
- July 31, 2017

Patrick's weekend. The obvious mismatch showcased Taylor's skills with her polished combinations and she showed no nerves fighting for the first time in the states. The more fights I have here in the USA the better. I'm willing to fight whoever steps into the ring. I didn't really catch her with any significant big shots. (more...)
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte left 'destroyed' by touchline antics Chelsea manager Antonio Conte left 'destroyed' by touchline antics
- July 31, 2017

Turkish Super League giants Besiktas have tabled an offer for Chelsea's controversial striker Diego Costa . "I think, honestly, at this moment there is a great difference between the two players", Conte said . Chelsea will face Arsenal in the Community Shield on August 6, and begin their Premier League title defence against Burnley August 12 at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Barcelona give PSG ultimatum over Neymar deal Barcelona give PSG ultimatum over Neymar deal
- July 31, 2017

Back in March Neymar stole the show as Barcelona stunned Europe by completing an historic Champions League comeback against Paris St Germain. "It's true, something did happen, but that's sometimes what happens in training", Barca midfielder Andres Iniesta said. (more...)