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Sports Bills Trade Quarterback AJ McCarron to Raiders
Author: 0 Bills Trade Quarterback AJ McCarron to Raiders

The move could also be an indication that the Raiders were not satisfied with the play of their backups throughout the preseason and chose to bring in outside help to have insurance behind Carr in case of an injury. McDermott said after the game that McCarron was "absolutely" still in consideration to win the starting job, but the choice to only play him on Thursday night suggests he's a longer shot than Nathan Peterman or Josh Allen .

Sports Roger Federer overpowers Nick Kyrgios to reach second week of US Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer overpowers Nick Kyrgios to reach second week of US Open

Federer's emphatic victory set up a last-16 meeting with another Australian, unseeded journeyman John Millman , on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals. "I'm very happy to have won through in three..." "For a shot like this to happen in a practice, you will be running into a fence and you will hit it into the net", he said.

Sports Barcelona vs. Huesca - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Barcelona vs. Huesca - Football Match Report

Top-flight debutants Huesca took a shock early lead in their first league visit to the Nou Camp when Colombian forward Cucho Hernandez deflected the ball in from point-blank range but Messi soon dampened the celebrations of the visiting supporters by cannoning a shot in off the post to level in the 16th.

Sports Serena Williams Hails Colin Kaepernick's Dedication To 'Greater Good'
Author: 0 Serena Williams Hails Colin Kaepernick's Dedication To 'Greater Good'

Serena Williams defeated Venus Williams, 6-1, 6-2. When the two were introduced and appeared on a jumbo screen at the match, they received a loud standing ovation, the Associated Press reported . "Winning a big game and a very important game and a really tight game, I think it was just a relief", said Williams, who took control with a break in the next game - her advantage standing up until she fired a forehand victor on her first match point.

Sports ‘Wake-up call’: Pochettino warns Spurs after Watford shock
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Pochettino was critical of his players' failure to hold on to the lead given to them by Abdoulaye Doucoure's 53rd-minute own goal. Spurs have begun the season with a ideal record of three wins from their first three games, the latest of which was a fine victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Monday evening.

Sports Leroux: Lakers Stretching Luol Deng Q+A
Author: 0 Leroux: Lakers Stretching Luol Deng Q+A

The Lakers will use the waive-and-stretch provision on Deng's remaining salary. The 33-year-old Deng's deal is a remnant of the administration of former Lakers basketball boss Jim Buss and general manager Mitch Kupchak . The parties are finalizing a buyout that would allow Deng to enter free agency. The Lakers requested waivers on the veteran forward, the team announced on Saturday.

Sports Abraham joins Aston Villa and Hector goes to Sheffield Wednesday
Author: 0 Abraham joins Aston Villa and Hector goes to Sheffield Wednesday

I recently received a call saying if I wanted to find a team, I have to go out if I want to play games. He was on loan with Swansea last season and claimed he rejected other teams to be with the London side. NAIJ.com earlier reported that English Football League giants Aston Villa were planning to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham before transfer deadline day.

Sports Peterson impressive in Redskins debut
Author: 0 Peterson impressive in Redskins debut

After the session, the veteran running back signed autographs and posed for pictures, as well. "He had a five-yard average I believe, had a couple good bounces, and, you know, the thing I like about some of his runs is they look like they're like gains of ones and he'd fall forward for a gain of three".

Sports Ronaldo 'furious' at UEFA award snub, says Allegri
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Jose Mourinho is expecting a rapturous reception from the Old Trafford crowd when Juventus new boy Cristiano Ronaldo returns to face Manchester United in the Champions League . Here is how I see the groups for the road to the Metropolitano. Swiss champions Young Boys, group-stage debutants, look to be the makeweights in the section, and host United on the opening matchday on September 19.

Sports Cardiff City vs Arsenal, Premier League 2018-19
Author: 0 Cardiff City vs Arsenal, Premier League 2018-19

While the Swiss worldwide can not be blamed entirely for the Bluebirds' equaliser, his inconsistency throughout last season resulted in a number of errors leading into goals - and they have yet to be ironed out. Also Nathaniel Mendez-Laing is out for three months with a knee injury while Aaron Gunnarsson is also making progress on a knee injury and could be back after the worldwide break.

Sports Real Madrid re-sign Mariano Diaz from Lyon
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LaLiga giants Real Madrid have re-signed striker Mariano Diaz from Olympique Lyon . Real Madrid are still evaluating their options after losing Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this summer, and it appears that Raheem Sterling has been made a top target by Florentino Perez.

Sports Bears to acquire Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack
Author: 0 Bears to acquire Raiders pass rusher Khalil Mack

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Bears are sending two first-round picks to the Oakland Raiders , and possibly more. The Raiders , still two years away from the lucrative move to Las Vegas, are more retooling than overhauling the roster.

Sports Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight Named Starter At UCLA
Author: 0 Former Michigan QB Wilton Speight Named Starter At UCLA

Speight opened the past two seasons as the starter for Jim Harbaugh at MI. This, of course, means that true freshman Dorian Thompson-Robinson will have to bide his time and wait his turn while Kelly entrusts his offense to a more experienced hand.

Sports Jose Mourinho: What's wrong at Manchester United?
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: What's wrong at Manchester United?

Mourinho and Martial have not always had the best relationship, with the manager unhappy the France global missed part of United's pre-season tour of the United States to attend the birth of his child. "I tell you what I think and I answer you the question", the 55-year-old said. "I had last season great success". "I repeat that two seasons ago we had a fantastic season by winning the Europa League, this season and last everybody thought Atletico Madrid was wonderful because they won the ...

Sports Yankees Acquire Andrew McCutchen From Giants
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McCutchen was originally selected by the Pirates in the first round (11th overall) in the 2005 First-Year Player Draft. While the New York Yankees are not anxious that Aaron Judge won't make it back to the field at all, whether he'll be 100% when the playoffs come around has come into question recently, and on Thursday evening, the Yankees snapped up the best insurance option available, trading for Andrew McCutchen from the San Francisco Giants .

Sports Liverpool to face Chelsea in League Cup third round
Author: 0 Liverpool to face Chelsea in League Cup third round

Pot two will feature the likes of Borussia Dortmund , Napoli and Roma , who did not win their league but have been prominent in European competition over the last five years. Carabao Cup draw: When is it? Tottenham have applied to the English Football League to play their tie against fellow Londoners Watford at a neutral venue because Wembley, where they have been playing home matches while their new stadium is being constructed, is not available.

Sports Donald signs six-year, $135 million deal with Rams
Author: 0 Donald signs six-year, $135 million deal with Rams

Donald had been holding out of all preseason activities while demanding a new contract. Yes, this was frustrating to deal with at the time, but when seeing how all of this played out, all that really matters now is it finally got done. Donald has been working out at home in Pittsburgh during his holdout, and McVay checked in regularly with him. That's what we are going to find out soon.

Sports Andy Murray: 'I do a seven-hour rehab during the day'
Author: 0 Andy Murray: 'I do a seven-hour rehab during the day'

It all began at the end of the third set, when Murray and Verdasco were permitted a 10-minute break as a respite from the sweltering heat - New York , after all, has been sweating because of temperatures in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).

Sports Federer eases into US Open third round
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During a changeover, Paire took the unconventional way of changing his t-shirt by ripping it apart. Djokovic delivered a break this time around after another poor forehand from Federer and the youngster served for the opening set in game 12, which would have meant a lot to him.

Sports Umpire appears to give Kyrgios pep talk at the U.S. Open
Author: 0 Umpire appears to give Kyrgios pep talk at the U.S. Open

The tempestuous Australian appeared not to be trying when he trailed Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 4-6, 0-3, nearly seeming to be deliberately avoiding a potential match-up against Roger Federer . "I don't think he's a coach, he's an umpire". The statement said: "Lahyani was advised to adhere to proper protocols in all matches that he officiates moving forward".

Sports China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US
Author: 0 China scuppering Korea talks to avenge trade war, says US

The IAEA accused North Korea this month of making no perceivable moves towards denuclearization, despite dictator Kim Jong-un promising at meetings with both South Korean President Moon Jae-in and President Trump that his nation would work towards the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

Sports Rodgers signs record extension reportedly worth $33.5M per year
Author: 0 Rodgers signs record extension reportedly worth $33.5M per year

He signed his previous extension, a five-year deal worth $110 million, before the 2013 season. Rodgers has been Green Bay's starting quarterback since 2008 after three years as the backup to Brett Favre. I've grown up in this place, and grown older and a little wiser along the way. He's a six-time Pro Bowler who has driven Bears fans insane for a decade.

Sports Khalil Mack Will Not Be Traded
Author: 0 Khalil Mack Will Not Be Traded

According to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Raiders position on Khalil Mack hasn't changed in the wake of Aaron Donald's massive contract extension. But are the Raiders willing to give him more than $87 million in guarantees? We'll see if this gets things moving again with Mack. The Raiders need Mack in a big way.

Sports Aaron Rodgers reportedly NFL’s highest-paid player after signing extension with Packers
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers reportedly NFL’s highest-paid player after signing extension with Packers

Rodgers had previously said he wasn't anxious about a new deal getting done even while other quarterbacks surpassed him in average-annual value. In celebration of Rodgers' record-breaking contract extension, he and his girlfriend Danica Patrick popped a bottle of Armand De Brignac Brut Gold champagne engraved with " Aaron Rodgers - Green Bay Packers ", as seen on Patrick's IG story.

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Last season's Champions League runners-up Liverpool , big-spending French champions Paris St Germain and Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli were also drawn together in the pick of the groups. Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has revealed that Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo was "angry" after ex-teammate Luka Modric claimed the UEFA's Player of the Year.

Sports Usain Bolt's debut could definitely have gone better
Author: 0 Usain Bolt's debut could definitely have gone better

The crowd gave me plenty of motivation. The 32-year-old, who is on trial with the club, failed to find the target during the pre-season friendly. The Olympic Champion has tried his luck at Borussia Dortmund and Norwegian outfit Strømsgodset in the past, but it never quite worked out.