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Sport Toronto's Air Canada Centre To Be Renamed 'Scotiabank Arena'
Author: 0 Toronto's Air Canada Centre To Be Renamed 'Scotiabank Arena'

The home of the NHL's Maple Leafs and NBA's Raptors will become Scotiabank Arena next year under a 20-year sponsorship agreement between Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment and Scotiabank. Name changes are hardly unique for National Hockey League arenas. The ACC now plays home to the Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs , and Toronto Rock, occasionally hosts Toronto Marlies and Raptors 905 games, and is one of the city's premiere large-capacity concert and event venues.

Sport Thomas not a Cavalier yet
Author: 0 Thomas not a Cavalier yet

That makes sense when you factor that Boston only had Thomas for one more season before he sought a massive payday and had he had surgery, he would have likely missed most of the year. If Thomas is not able to play, it's a problem on two fronts: the biggest being that his $6.261 million contract is a "taxed amount". The threat of Cleveland vetoing the trade, however, could become real should the Celtics not sweeten their pot with additional compensation .

Sport Liverpool reject £25 million bid from Crystal Palace for Mamadou Sakho
Author: 0 Liverpool reject £25 million bid from Crystal Palace for Mamadou Sakho

In a severe case of whiplash, it turns out Liverpool have actually rejected a third offer from Crystal Palace for out of favor defender Mamadou Sakho . Meanwhile, sources have told ESPN FC that Partizan Belgrade have an interest in taking Liverpool's Lazar Markovic on loan. But Sakho was always at the top of the pile as the centre-back who Palace wanted to bring back to Selhurst Park after proving a huge success as they clinched Premier League survival last time around.

Sport Sharapova back with a bang
Author: 0 Sharapova back with a bang

Despite her disappointment she remained admirably positive Monday, refusing to make excuses or endorse the theory she has somehow become unlucky. It's Sharapova's first Grand Slam appearance since the 2016 Australian Open where she failed a drug test .

Sport Browns looking to trade CB Haden
Author: 0 Browns looking to trade CB Haden

Earlier Tuesday morning, CBS Sports' Jason LaCanfora reported the Cleveland Browns are aggressively shopping cornerback Joe Haden . Haden is owed $32.9 million over the next three years and isn't the player he used to be. Haden, 28, has seen his level of play decline over the past two seasons, but would likely still start opposite Darby in Jim Schwartz's defense with Jalen Mills sliding into the slot, but there are plenty of roadblocks to Howie Roseman pulling off a trade.

Sport Alabama DE Raekwon Davis suffers 'minor' gunshot wound
Author: 0 Alabama DE Raekwon Davis suffers 'minor' gunshot wound

Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit would not identify Davis as the victim, but The Tuscaloosa News has confirmed his identity. As a freshman past year, he played in seven games and finished with four tackles and a sack. It said that the bar was showing the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight on Saturday night.

Sport Arsenal join chase to sign highly-coveted Premier League defender
Author: 0 Arsenal join chase to sign highly-coveted Premier League defender

We're three games in and we're literally at crisis point. Some fans have again called for the Frenchman to go, but Arsenal great Vieira believes it is wrong to place all the blame on the manager. "Why can't we get the players to play for us?" According to Gazzetta dello Sport, whose claims about Shkodran Mustafi leaving leaving were growing in confidence on Monday, the German defender wants to return to Italy, where he spent two years at Sampdoria, and the Gunners are "ready to do ...

Sport Murray avoids potential Federer semi-final in US Open
Author: 0 Murray avoids potential Federer semi-final in US Open

Murray hasn't lost in the first round of a grand slam since the 2008 Australian Open . "I have gone deep with them in previous grand slams". Legend John McEnroe told The Post that Zverev is a future No. The other players are all unsafe on their day but I don't see them winning the tournament. "The problem for him", Federer said , "is just the mental and physical consistency to bring it every single day".

Sport Michael Phelps and wife Nicole expecting second child
Author: 0 Michael Phelps and wife Nicole expecting second child

The Olympic swimmer and Nicole , who reside in Phoenix, welcomed 1-year-old Boomer in May 2016 and got married a month later. "So excited!" He added, "Wonder if it's a boy or a girl??" Michael Phelps kisses his son Boomer next to his partner Nicole Johnson after he won the Men's 200m Butterfly Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 9, 2016.

Sport Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title
Author: 0 Nadal seeking to cap year with US Open title

Federer opens against United States teen Frances Tiafoe on Tuesday, the same day Nadal meets Serbian Dusan Lajovic in his first-round match. For his part, Federer said he'd love the chance to meet Nadal in NY. Yes, Federer is most certainly back. The 137th playing of the U.S. Open will begin on Monday in New York City. Federer starts his bid for a sixth title against U.S.

Sport Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017
Author: 0 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017

Murray withdrew with a sore left hip from the year's final Grand Slam that starts on Monday on the NY hardcourts, joining 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic, 2014 runner-up Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic among the injured. "Did pretty much everything that I could to get myself ready here and took a number of weeks off after Wimbledon". Murray , who will miss a slam for the first time since the French Open in 2013, said: "If I get myself fit and healthy, there is no ...

Sport Defending US Open champ Kerber humbled by Osaka in R1
Author: 0 Defending US Open champ Kerber humbled by Osaka in R1

Kerber rose to the top of rankings after winning in both Australia and NY last season but has not claimed a title since nor made a grand slam quarter-final. In addition, she is now assured of dropping out of the top 10. No. 2 Simona Halep lost in an instant classic to wild card Maria Sharapova on Monday night, while Great Britain's Johanna Konta, seeded seventh, lost to Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia.

Sport Stetson DB Nicholas Blakely dies during practice
Author: 0 Stetson DB Nicholas Blakely dies during practice

Soon after, he collapsed on the sidelines, and was transported to Florida Hospital DeLand. Stetson University sophomore defensive back Nicholas Blakely collapsed and died during practice on Monday evening. Counselors are now helping the team through its loss as well. The team was preparing for its season opener at Sacred Heart University on Saturday in CT.

Sport Royals Pitcher Danny Duffy charged with DUI after Sunday incident
Author: 0 Royals Pitcher Danny Duffy charged with DUI after Sunday incident

This incident comes after a 12-0 loss to Cleveland earlier in the day. Duffy was at Kauffman Stadium on Monday as the Royals opened a series against Tampa Bay. on September 19 - when the Royals are set to be in Toronto. The personable Duffy is one of the organization's most popular players, not only for his on-field production but his work in the community.

Sport Brathwaite falls but Hope keeps Windies in hunt
Author: 0 Brathwaite falls but Hope keeps Windies in hunt

But Roston Chase and Jermaine Blackwood proved able partners for Hope as they negotiated the English bowling easily. Had he reached 100, the 24-year-old Brathwaite wouldn't have just been the first man to make 100 in both innings of a test at Headingley, but the first in over 500 first-class games held at the Leeds ground.

Sport 49ers trade Vance McDonald to Steelers
Author: 0 49ers trade Vance McDonald to Steelers

The San Francisco 49ers finally found a trade partner for the tight end they attempted to deal during the draft. With lingering questions surrounding their secondary and offensive line depth, tight end never seemed to be a high priority for the Steelers.

Sport David Torrence, Olympian and Cal alum, found dead in swimming pool
Author: 0 David Torrence, Olympian and Cal alum, found dead in swimming pool

Authorities were summoned to the condominium complex at around 7:30 a.m. and Torrence, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene. Ben Hoster of the Scottsdale Police Department said. Born in Japan, he was a three-time USA road mile champion, a former indoor 3,000m United States champion and American indoor record-holder for 1,000m.

Sport Chelsea: Blues close in on Leicester star, Cagliari eye departing striker
Author: 0 Chelsea: Blues close in on Leicester star, Cagliari eye departing striker

Antonio Conte has been desperately trying to further strengthen his midfield options after losing Nemanja Matic to Manchester United while Nathan Chalobah also joined Watford this summer. Drinkwater's arrival at Chelsea would see him reunite with N'Golo Kante and look to resume the effective midfield partnership that was so integral to Leicester's fairytale top-flight title success in 2015-16.

Sport Kevin Hart challenges A-listers to help Harvey victims
Author: 0 Kevin Hart challenges A-listers to help Harvey victims

The musician, whose BeyGOOD organization helps places in need around the globe, also posted a photo on Instagram , which read, "Texas you are in my prayers". "I've just been caught up to speed with everything that's going on in Houston with Hurricane Harvey ". "At this point, it's a serious matter". '$25,000 is coming from me.

Sport Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs set to join West Brom for £5m
Author: 0 Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs set to join West Brom for £5m

He made just eight league appearances in the 2016/17 campaign and was also absent from the Gunners' tour of the Far East this summer. With the start of the new season, Gibbs has not been involved in Arsene Wenger's plans with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Hector Bellerin having featured in the left wing-back role.

Sport PM Modi congratulates sportsmen on National Sports Day
Author: 0 PM Modi congratulates sportsmen on National Sports Day

The maverick and legend Dhyan Chand made India proud so many times and was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1956 for his brilliant achievement in sports and bringing India so many laurels. Prime Minister Modi further said that India is blessed with an vast sporting talent and to harness this potential, they had launched an online Sports Talent Search Portal.

Sport Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox

He had a shaky first inning, giving up two quick runs, but then settled down and yielded nothing the rest of the way only to see his teammates go one for 13 with runners in scoring position, wasting chance after chance to tie or take the lead against former Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley as the Orioles completed the three game sweep.

Sport Arsenal deal for Monaco star Lemar is dead, says Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal deal for Monaco star Lemar is dead, says Wenger

And if the Reds sign Lemar , it will be a further punch to the gut of Arsene Wenger , who stated Arsenal's attempt to recruit him was "dead because Monaco have closed the door". Liverpool make an enquiry to sign Thomas Lemar for a fee of up to €60,000,000. One deal that looks on the point of completion is Liverpool's move for long-term target Naby Keita, although the Red Bull Leipzig midfielder may have to wait until next summer to move to Anfield.

Sport Alexis Sanchez Seeks Permission To Leave Chile Camp Amid Manchester City Speculation
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez Seeks Permission To Leave Chile Camp Amid Manchester City Speculation

Sterling was the hero for City at the weekend, scoring a 97th minute victor against Bournemouth , before controversially being sent off by referee Mike Dean for running into the crowd to celebrate his last gasp goal . Swansea City have shown a serious interest in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Renato Sanches. Sanchez has still not signed a new contract at Arsenal and the club run the serious risk of losing the ex-Barcelona player for free next summer unless they are willing to sell him ...

Sport Donating to Harvey relief efforts: How, when, what to give
Author: 0 Donating to Harvey relief efforts: How, when, what to give

It only takes a few seconds to verify the organization you're willing to donate to, and it will ensure that the money or supplies actually goes to someone who is in need. So, how can you avoid being tricked into donating into the pockets of a scammer? One important step, according to Daniel Borochoff, president and founder of charity watchdog organization, Charity Watch , is to give to a reputable charity that will use your dollars or donated items toward the recovery effort .

Sport Emre Can says win over Arsenal is 'just the start' for Liverpool
Author: 0 Emre Can says win over Arsenal is 'just the start' for Liverpool

We have played one home game and two away games. Arsenal were dealt a chastening loss as they failed to cope with Liverpool's energetic, counter-attacking style at Anfield . City get their number one transfer target, and Arsenal fans, who were resigned to losing Sanchez anyway, get a stellar talent in return. "He expects that from us midfield players and I tried to do it", Can, 23, said.

Sport Arsenal may just
Author: 0 Arsenal may just "Never" change under Arsene Wenger

Sadio Mane has expressed his gratitude to Liverpool fans after he was given a standing ovation when he was replaced by Daniel Sturridge in the 4-0 win over Arsenal at Anfield. "He said he had something to say but wasn't going to say it now and I thought 'when have you moved from being a football manager to being a performer and holding a circus together for the basis of the media?'" " But we want the fans to be with us even when we lose like that ".