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All Blacks held off going to police about bug, court told

The New Zealand rugby team's security guard Adrian Gard has pleaded not guilty to making up claims about finding the bug secreted in a chair in the team's meeting room in August previous year. Mr Shand said when he entered Gard's hotel room he saw two conference chairs taken from the team's meeting room. The timing of the release of the news, with the inevitable speculation that the host nation had been guilty of spying on the visitors, has been a matter of much friction between New ...

U of M reveals three honorary football captains

Let's just hope for Harbaugh's sake that Woodson gives the Wolverines the extra motivation they need to get a win over Ohio State for the first time in Harbaugh's tenure. The college football season is only a few weeks away, and Jim Harbaugh is getting his MI squad prepared for their opener on September 2 against Florida.

Tata Steel shares up 4% post Q1 results

The stock had outperformed the market over the past one month till 7 August 2017, advancing 8.34% compared with the Sensex's 2.91% rise. The stock is up nearly 59.27 percent or 231 points since the beginning of this year. Tata Steel extended Monday's gains in the morning hours. The company had posted a consolidated net loss of Rs 3,183 crore in the year-ago period, Tata Steel said in a filing to BSE .

Omar word: Jamaica strike gold at last

Olympic champion Omar McLeod handed Jamaica a ideal birthday gift by winning the men's 110m hurdles at the 16th IAAF World Championships here last night. " I struggled over the last few hurdles ". "Today I clashed with him with all my might, but still can not defeat him", Shubenkov added. "The Jamaican is just too fast".

Johnny Manziel interested in being college coach if National Football League door shut

Manziel was down at an worldwide football betting conference in Costa Rica and appeared on a panel for a Q&A hosted by Clay Travis. "I can't get away from it", Manziel said via ESPN . He also served as a coach/counselor at the Manning Passing Academy, hosted by Eli and Peyton Manning, in 2013, before being sent home after oversleeping and missing assigned meetings and practice sessions.

Twitter reacts to Anquan Boldin signing with the Buffalo Bills

He moved on to Baltimore in 2010 and spent three years there, helping the Ravens win the championship following the 2012 season. "This guy can show what it takes", Bills GM Brandon Beane said in a press conference to announce the signing.

ICC rankings: Ravindra Jadeja becomes No 1 Test allrounder

During the SSC Test, Jadeja collected the ball off his own bowling and hurled it at Pushpakumara "in a risky manner" as per the on-field umpires, which was found to be in breach of article 2.2.8 of the player's code of conduct. Karunaratne kept up the fight during his 69-run fifth-wicket stand with former captain Angelo Mathews, who made a gritty 36 from 66 balls before being caught behind off Jadeja .

West Ham close to wrapping up deal for Sead Haksabanovic

He had previously had trials with Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea but joins the Hammers on a five-year deal. The 18-year-old, who is a Montenegro worldwide, has signed a five-year contract at the London Stadium, the Premier League club announced on their official website .

Darvish solid in Dodgers debut, shuts out Mets

It was only two years ago that the Mets ousted the Dodgers in the NLDS, but now the gap between the teams couldn't be much wider. As the Mets rotation has morphed from a strength to a weakness this season, Steven Matz's regression has been as surprising development.

Jones, Monroe schools dismissing early for solar eclipse

The totality of the eclipse is around 2:38 p.m. and to ensure safe dismissal, the district said all schools on August 21 will dismiss 15 minutes later than normal. auto riders at the high school's main campus will leave at noon and bus riders at 12:05 p.m. "It is important to our district that both students and employees are able to fully and safely experience this event", said Chief Academic Officer Claire Miller.

Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars

Albert announced his retirement a week ago, capping an offseason full of uncertainty for him. The former Chiefs and Dolphins offensive tackle would reportedly owe the Jaguars $3.4 million in signing-bonus forfeiture if he were to remain retired.

Man Utd target could leave PSG in massive player sale

The Daily Telegraph say Antonio Conte has been reassured that Chelsea will sign at least three more new players by the end of the transfer window. Wing-backs are a priority because they have no natural cover for Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses, who will miss the opening game of the Premier League campaign against Burnley on Saturday.

Chelsea boss Conte: What is Diego Costa's lawyer talking about?

However, his refusal to join AC Milan could see the striker staying at Chelsea , where the Premier League Champions would have to pay Costa's £185,000-a-week salary, something which would cost the Blues £3.7m. He is a player of Chelsea . Chelsea want to sell Costa this summer, with Antonio Conte having told the forward he has no future at the club. Diego Costa has rejected the chance to join AC Milan according to reports today, a move that could cost Chelsea nearly £4m.

Premier League attracted Stoke signing Choupo-Mating

According to Sky Sports , the deal has been completed and Stoke are set to officially unveil Choupo-Moting within the next 24 hours. Stoke were looking to replace Marko Arnautovic , who joined West Ham for €22.3 million. A left-winger by trade who can also play as a striker, he has scored 10 times in 42 caps for Cameroon after representing Germany, his country of birth, at Under-19 and Under-21 level.

'All players probably have it,' former QB says of brain disease

Boomer Esiason thinks he may have CTE because he played football. Jim Plunkett recently told this news organization that he accepts the possibility of suffering from degenerative brain disease. "All football players probably have it, the way I read it and the way I see it". (Per the New York Daily News , the disease can now only be diagnosed in autopsies.) The NFL was hit by a $1 billion lawsuit in 2011 filed by former players and wives of deceased players who say the league didn't ...

Brilliant Kipyegon captures 1500m gold for Kenya

I was really happy how I ran the race. I couldn't react, but I wouldn't have been able to because I was so exhausted. "I don't want people not to care and, in a amusing way, I perhaps would have been slightly concerned if it had been a case of business as usual with all this".

Ohio State DT Michael Hill suspended for start of 2017 season

Meyer calls the parents of players when their son earns a starting spot at Ohio State , and one might be coming soon. Schiano was the Hurricanes' defensive coordinator in 1999 and 2000, with the latter team going 11-1 and having two first-round picks (Damione Lewis and William Joseph) on the defensive line.

He's back: Sidney Crosby and the Stanley Cup return to Halifax

He led the parade from Halifax to Dartmouth while hoisting the cup in the air as auto horns beeped and fans sang "Happy Birthday" to the Cole Harbour native. "She was a little shy, but she was excited at the same time", he said. "I think it's great that he came back with the Cup and was in the parade today".

Ernst, Yin to make Solheim Cup debuts

Europe will have four rookies in their side when they attempt to regain the Solheim Cup after captain Annika Sorenstam named her wild cards for the biennial contest against the United States. All but Kang have played in the matches. Matthew had been considered and some selection discussions with the Scots involved as a vice-captain had been "awkward", she admitted.

Latavius Murray activated, taken off Vikings PUP list

The Minnesota Vikings have officially activated running back Latavius Murray from the team's active/physically unable to perform (PUP) list, the franchise announced on Monday afternoon . Cook also hauled in 33 receptions that season. He rushed for more than 1,000 yards each season, and in his final year he rushed for almost 1,800 yards.

Jay Cutler agrees to terms with Dolphins

Marshall was critical of Cutler during his time with the Bears and the duo once went almost two full years without speaking. Then, Gase was asked what Cutler's learning curve will be like in the month or so that remains between his arrival in Davie and the beginning of the regular season.

David Griffin: 'Most Guys Don't Have The Courage' Kyrie Irving Has

As for the jersey itself, the new design also features a logo from the Cavs' sponsor, Goodwill, as well as the swoosh from Nike, which took over for Adidas as the NBA's jersey makers this season. Before James came back, Kyrie was the face of the Cavaliers, but nowhere near the player he is now. "LeBron casts a very large shadow over an organization and most of it is really, really positive".

Barcelona Crowd Gives Chapecoense Crash Survivor Alan Ruschel a Standing Ovation

Eight months after surviving the plane crash that killed most of his Chapecoense teammates, Alan Ruschel played his first minutes of football on Monday when his Brazilian club met Barcelona in a friendly. Ruschel played in the first 35 minutes of the match before leaving the pitch to a standing ovation from supporters and both sets of players. The Uruguay star got his goal nine minutes into the second half, beating Elias at the near post with a vicious strike following a deft one-two ...

Conor McGregor 'Whimpers Like A Girl' In Ring, Claims Ex-Sparring Partner

The retired boxer quit as McGregor's sparring partner on Friday after photos of their sessions were leaked on social media, with the Irishmen preparing for his much-publicised fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. "After the Mayweather fight, he'll get lots of millions of dollars", Aldo said. Aldo doesn't buy the supreme confidence McGregor has displayed during the buildup toward their fight, either.

Jets WR Quincy Enunwa out for season, report says

Enunwa sustained the injury during a non-contact drill when he dropped a pass from quarterback Christian Hackenberg and fell to the turf face-first. Aside from being the club's leading returning leader, there is essentially zero experienced depth behind him. Robby Anderson is now probably the Jets' best receiver (be honest, unless you play in a deep fantasy league or are a hardcore Jets fan, you have no idea if I just made up that name to test you).

Atlanta City Hall to be Illuminated in Honor of Purple Heart Day

On this day, you should take the time to thank those who risked their lives for your freedom. The Purple Heart is a combat decoration awarded to members of the United States armed forces who are wounded by the enemy during combat and posthumously awarded to the next of kin in the names of soldiers who have died in battle or of wounds received in battle.

Germany's Zverev wins Citi Open tennis

He played with little fear, ripping hard, flat cross-court backhands that caught Anderson off-balance. Cape Town - He may have lost in the ATP Citi Open final, but South Africa's Kevin Anderson can take positives from his week in Washington.

Athletics: Ivorian duo join Thompson in 100 metres final

She clocked 10.86 seconds, dipping across the line just ahead of Ta Lou. The women's heptathlon also reaches its climax on Sunday in the London Stadium. The statuesque Dutchwoman has been working on her start but it didn't show as she made a bad rise from the blocks. Ivory Coast, who have never won a gold medal in any event at the World Championships, will have two chances to break their duck after Marie-Josee Ta Lou and Murielle Ahoure made the final.

Diego Costa will ask Chelsea for transfer request, confirms lawyer

Diego Costa has rejected the chance to join AC Milan according to reports today, a move that could cost Chelsea nearly £4m. Cardoso told Spanish publication EFE: "We are going to use all legal mechanisms to hold Chelsea accountable for his behavior, making it possible for Diego Costa to leave".

Arsenal's odds cut after claiming Community Shield

Elneny started only eight Premier League games last season , and did not feature in the Gunners final eight top flight matches, but played the full 90 minutes in Sunday's Community Shield at Wembley. He still needs to adapt to the intensity of the game. Moses had opened scoring for Chelsea early in the second half after a goalless first half which saw both sides unable to convert their goal scoring opportunities.

Rory McIlroy sets sights on long overdue fifth major title

Hogan was 40 when he completed his slam by winning the only Open he ever played, the 1953 edition at Carnoustie, during his hugely successful career. Spieth's dramatic Open Championship victory at Royal Birkdale saw him join Jack Nicklaus in winning three different majors before the age of 24 and he can surpass Tiger Woods as the youngest victor of all four of the game's biggest prizes at Quail Hollow.

No coordination between Lebanese and Syrian armies against Daesh - Lebanese military source

According to Nasrallah, the Lebanese army will decide when to launch an offensive on IS, adding that "from the other side the Syrian army and Hezbollah are ready". Nasrallah emphasised that the assault inside Lebanon will be the army's responsibility. The deal secured the release of Lebanese prisoners and the repatriation of thousands of Syrians, including hundreds of al-Qaida affiliated fighters, back to Syria.

Trevor Siemian named starter for Denver Broncos against Chicago Bears

Siemian went 8-6 as the starter past year, taking over full time for retired Peyton Manning, while Lynch - the team's No. 1 draft pick in 2016 - was 1-1 in games he started when Siemian was injured. Siemian started 14 games in 2016, throwing for 3,401 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. "I want to get to the games so we can get to the bottom of this".

Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad

Wilfork spent the last two seasons on the Houston Texans , but after 189 career games, he's turning his attention to smoking meats instead of offensive linemen. The end of the video also reveals plans for "Vince's Farewell Tailgate" in New England before the Pats' season opener against the Chiefs on September 7.

I'm not motivated by money - Neymar on leaving Barcelona

Neymar said his son had always wanted to leave Lionel Messi's shadow as he did not want to be known as Messi's substitute despite his admiration for the five time Ballon d'Or victor. Coutinho signed a new January deal with Liverpool and the club believes he is not for sale. The football chief also said the money received by the club courtesy of the transfer will be spent well to fill inthe gap already created.