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Sport Gene Michael, Cubs manager in 1986 and 1987, dies at 79
Author: 0 Gene Michael, Cubs manager in 1986 and 1987, dies at 79

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter - who managed the Yankees for most of Michael's tenure as GM - said he needed to pull to the side of the road after hearing the news. While that was bad for Steinbrenner it was great for the Yankees, as Michael now had a free hand to run the front office. "He knew the game of baseball like few others did, and was always willing and excited to talk about it with anyone in earshot.

Sport Police say National Football League player Michael Bennett ran out of Vegas casino
Author: 0 Police say National Football League player Michael Bennett ran out of Vegas casino

Martellus Bennett added later: "To me, you're much more than a nigger", a direct reference to the line in his brother's open letter. As part of the investigation, McMahill said the department will have to review at least 126 videos from the scene - except for the body camera on the arresting officer who allegedly shoved Bennett to the ground and cuffed him, because that officer "didn't activate his personal body camera".

Sport Southampton boss Pellegrino won't rush back Van Dijk
Author: 0 Southampton boss Pellegrino won't rush back Van Dijk

The player was kept in the cold by Saints during pre-season as he tried to push for a transfer to one of the top sides. 'We are now in a situation where making a small step will be really hard for us, and to achieve this, we had to keep our best players, to work with them and to build a team, that is the most hard thing'.

Sport Winning ugly not the answer for Arsenal and Wenger
Author: 0 Winning ugly not the answer for Arsenal and Wenger

Then it is just a question of Holding of Mustafi on the right and I would prefer to see the young Englishman given the nod in a game that should not be too hard for him. But Wenger pointed out that none of his "legends" were ideal during their days as a player. "I never understood what [constituted] a crisis". Arsenal's players were widely criticised for their below-par displays as they were beaten 4-0 by Jurgen Klopp's men and were thoroughly outplayed at Anfield.

Sport Jamie Vardy keen to play overseas
Author: 0 Jamie Vardy keen to play overseas

The two recent Premier League champions have been busy doing business with one another in recent seasons. However, they will indeed be doing so on Saturday - though in Chelsea's colours, rather than Leicester's . . Turning down Arsenal doesn't mean I wouldn't look at another offer. "I want to win as much as possible, I don't want to only have one Premier League medal in my drawer at home - it would be an empty glass cabinet", Vardy said.

Sport Urban Meyer weighs in on Ohio State's passing game
Author: 0 Urban Meyer weighs in on Ohio State's passing game

In 2016, Oklahoma got up off the canvas after Ohio State pummeled them on their own field. The Sooners rolled to a 56-7 victory over UTEP in the season opener. It's the longest streak among power-five teams. "Hurt", answered senior captain and starting safety Steven Parker when asked what he remembered most about last year's loss.

Sport Dolphins-Buccaneers Game Postponed To Week 11 Due To Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Dolphins-Buccaneers Game Postponed To Week 11 Due To Hurricane Irma

The NFL has made a decision to have the teams play on November 19 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida — moving the game from Sunday's original date out of concern for Hurricane Irma . The Dolphins will now open September 17 at the Los Angeles Chargers , and their first home game won't be until October 8 against the Tennessee Titans .

Sport Sebastian Janikowski agrees to $1M pay cut in new deal with Raiders
Author: 0 Sebastian Janikowski agrees to $1M pay cut in new deal with Raiders

After finishing in a tie for 10th with 140 fantasy points a year ago, our models expect Janikowski to enjoy almost a repeat year with 132.1 projected fantasy points on 36.5 extra points and 28.5 field goals in 2017. He made 82.86 percent of his kicks in 2016. The Raiders front office wanted Janikowski to take a cut in his current deal, which would have paid him $4.05 million this season.

Sport Carl Frampton reveals identity of his NEW trainer
Author: 0 Carl Frampton reveals identity of his NEW trainer

Frampton ended a long-running partnership with Barry McGuigan and his son Shane in order to get the "big fights" he craves. He posted a picture of himself and his new fighter on Twitter on Tuesday, before Frampton shared a snap of the pair confirming the link-up on Wednesday.

Sport Game of Thrones' Jonathan Pryce to play Pope Francis in Netflix feature
Author: 0 Game of Thrones' Jonathan Pryce to play Pope Francis in Netflix feature

Jonathan Pryce is taking a journey from Westeros to Vatican City. The story will focus partly on Francis' initial reluctance to assume the papacy when Pope Benedict unexpectedly resigned after eight years in 2013. The Theory of Everything scribe Anthony McCarten will work on the screenplay and filming for the movie will begin in November. He is coming off Game of Thrones , where he played High Sparrow, the leader of a fictional faith movement, who became more intoxicated with power than ...

Sport La Liga wants Uefa to probe Man City's summer spending
Author: 0 La Liga wants Uefa to probe Man City's summer spending

Tebas has accused PSG and City of benefitting from 'state aid', referring to the close ties that both owners have with the rulers of Qatar and Abu Dhabi (UAE) respectively. There are several factors at play in relation to PSG that are not currently affecting City. Tebas has complained that FFP sanctions imposed on City and PSG in 2014.

Sport African Star: Why I Wanted To Leave PSG
Author: 0 African Star: Why I Wanted To Leave PSG

They reported that talks over a new deal have broken down between Tottenham and Alderweireld, alerting his potential suitors. "When you know and you meet some people, always you start to assess him from the day you meet them, and for me we start from now".

Sport Jose Mourinho Says Manchester United Need More Signings to 'Close the Gap'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Says Manchester United Need More Signings to 'Close the Gap'

Mourinho's record against last year's top six was good enough to claim the title, but it was against low block, compact sides that pack their penalty area that the Red Devils struggled. In 2016-17, they only scored six goals through subs in 38 games. However, as Ander Herrera pointed out this week , the Reds will be ready and raring to go in a bid to maintain the winning start in the league but must match Stoke's desire in what is likely to be a hostile environment.

Sport Mickelson handed Presidents Cup spot
Author: 0 Mickelson handed Presidents Cup spot

Mickelson has played on every Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup team since 1994, and he got the nod to make his 23rd appearance in a team event by US captain Steve Stricker. It's a great place for the United States of America to play and complete. "My excitement to be on this team is as great as it's been for any team I've been on", Mickelson said.

Sport Kyrie Irving traded for Isaiah Thomas
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving traded for Isaiah Thomas

Thomas , who will be introduced to the local media at an 11 a.m. press conference Thursday at Cleveland Clinic Courts that will also include former Boston teammates Jae Crowder and Ante Zizic and Cavaliers general manager Koby Altman and coach Tyronn Lue, posted a lengthy article on The Players' Tribune website Wednesday that detailed his eagerness to play with three-time National Basketball Association champion James .

Sport EPL Clubs Vote For Major Change In Transfer Window
Author: 0 EPL Clubs Vote For Major Change In Transfer Window

Under the new proposal, which will be implemented from 2018 onwards, clubs will still be able to sell players to other leagues until their respective transfer windows close but won't be permitted to make new signings once the British window shuts.

Sport Arsene Wenger Says Alexis Sanchez Will Cost Club £60-£70m
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Says Alexis Sanchez Will Cost Club £60-£70m

Arturo Vidal has said reports linking Chile worldwide team-mate and Arsenal's star forward Alexis Sanchez with a transfer to Manchester City were "all made up". "You get exhausted of telling the world and people who are with you that everything is going well". "I am thankful for what he has done here", Wenger said.

Sport Manchester City versus Liverpool -- the fans' view
Author: 0 Manchester City versus Liverpool -- the fans' view

It's not an ideal role for him, so throwing him straight in at the deep end against City seems unwise and unlikely. That suggests Bernardo Silva, who tends to come inside more than Sane, could continue in the team. Coutinho could make his first Premier League appearance of the season for Liverpool when the Reds take on Manchester City at The Etihad on Saturday afternoon.

Author: 0 Roy Hodgson favourite to replace Frank de Boer at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer risks becoming the first Premier League managerial casualty this season, and in doing so, becoming the shortest managerial tenure in the history of the league. Now, ex-Palace boss Sam Allardyce - who oversaw the deal to sign Sakho in January - has told Sky Sports' The Debate that he thinks Sakho is an important signing, and described just how he turned Palace's season around last season thanks to his immediate leadership and influence at the back, ...

Sport Nadal brushes aside Rublev to advance to US Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Nadal brushes aside Rublev to advance to US Open semi-finals

Next up will be Nadal , who he dismantled for the loss of just six games in the 2009 semi-final and, despite the USA crowd's hopes of a Federer-Nadal New York debut being crushed, there will not be many who begrudge Del Potro his return to the spotlight.

Sport Everton should pick Rooney despite drink-drive charge - Wright
Author: 0 Everton should pick Rooney despite drink-drive charge - Wright

Unsurprisingly Coleen was fuming and flew straight back from a trip to Mallorca to confront her husband. Erm. sorry. shouldn't this be the other way round? "He's pointed the finger at her over the number of holidays she takes, and she raised questions about his nights out with the lads".

Sport Red, white and blue: 4 Americans left at US Open
Author: 0 Red, white and blue: 4 Americans left at US Open

Vandeweghe, 25, goes on to face compatriot Madison Keys or Estonia's Kaia Kanepi in the last four. A USA women's victor became guaranteed at the US Open on Wednesday when CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys completed an all-American semifinals at the US Open .

Sport Lyon finishes with best figures by an Australian in Asia
Author: 0 Lyon finishes with best figures by an Australian in Asia

Lyon, who has 3-30, took 7-94 while helping to restrict Bangladesh to 305 runs in its first innings. Lyon struck soon after lunch to get Sabbir Rahman stumped for 24, ending a stubborn 54-run sixth-wicket stand with Rahim. Lyon also picked up seven wickets in the first innings and therefore, the spinner set a new record of best bowling figures by an Australian in Asia.In total, Lyon ended the match with impeccable figures of 13/154 and he surpassed teammate Steve O'Keefe's existing record of ...

Sport Arsenal boss Wenger: Cazorla in training today. We're quite positive
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger: Cazorla in training today. We're quite positive

The 32-year-old has undergone eight separate surgeries on the plantaris tendon in his right leg and is in the midst of rebuilding his strength after losing considerable muscle mass in his calf. "The flexibility of his ankle is good and his mobility is good". "So it's very hard to predict when he will be available again". "When you're a manager of a club like Arsenal and you don't win trophies for such a long time, I mean the league of course, you will have always pressure", Toure told ...

Sport Cat 5 Irma set to cancel Dolphins Sunday opener
Author: 0 Cat 5 Irma set to cancel Dolphins Sunday opener

ET at Hard Rock Stadium, will instead be played there in Week 11 on Sunday, November 19". Category 5 is the highest category of storms. Not to mention, Dolphins players will now be able to be with their families this weekend as they prepare for Hurricane Irma.

Sport Bucs-Dolphins game will not be played in Miami on Sunday
Author: 0 Bucs-Dolphins game will not be played in Miami on Sunday

However, due to the projected path of Hurricane Irma , the National Football League has announced the game will not be played in Miami . The teams would prefer to avoid moving the game to the weekend of November 19, because it would mean both teams would play their entire season without a break.

Author: 0 Buccaneers-Dolphins game moved to November 19 due to Hurricane Irma

If an adequate facility is not located in time, the two teams will likely have the game postponed and played in Week 11, when both teams share a bye week. The Dolphins will now open September 17 at the Los Angeles Chargers , and their first home game won't be until October 8 against the Tennessee Titans.

Sport Hurricane Irma could move Bucs-Dolphins game to Pennsylvania, report says
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma could move Bucs-Dolphins game to Pennsylvania, report says

Powerful Hurricane Irma has yet to touch South Florida, but it's already having a big impact on two National Football League teams. "The league will continue to examine other options, including playing the game this Sunday at a neutral site or in Miami later this season, and will provide an update on that decision as soon as possible".

Sport Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants 2017: Prediction, Betting Odds For SNF
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants 2017: Prediction, Betting Odds For SNF

For now, judging by the eye test, he looks like he is on the way up. "I just know I'm in a good place". "Whenever they clear, you can go". "As a Hurricane Katrina survivor, I remember the horror and terror that struck our nation many years ago when a storm touched down in my home state of Louisiana", Beckham said in the video.