'We Did Everything We Possibly Could': Pittsburgh Zoo's Baby Elephant Dies

However, the initial progress stopped. The zoo consulted elephant experts from all over the world in the fight to keep the baby alive. In a tearful press conference, the zoo's CEO Dr. The decision was made to euthanize the calf, and zoo officials said she passed away peacefully surrounded by her family of dedicated zookeepers. "We always suspected, particularly over the last month, that we were dealing with some type of birth defect where she could not absorb nutrients and was not able to ...

Harvey aftermath: Texans await rescue as death toll rises

Although now downgraded to being a tropical storm, Harvey made its second landfall just west of the Louisiana town of Cameron early Wednesday , packing maximum sustained winds nearing 45 miles per hour. US President Donald Trump visited Texas on Tuesday to survey damage from the first major natural disaster to test his leadership in a crisis. But the company said on Wednesday that a worst-case scenario was "very unlikely".

Sunderland: Marc Wilson, Jonny Williams and Callum McManaman move to club

Wilson, 30, spent most of his career with Stoke City, making 178 appearances over six years with the club. The 30-year-old Republic of Ireland global has briefly played in the Championship before, following Portsmouth's relegation from the top flight in 2010, but has spent much of his career up to now playing at Premier League level.

Brazil vs Ecuador World Cup Qualifying Live Streaming & Goal Updates

And why wouldn't they be, considering they have lively players like Neymar , Dani Alves, Marcelo in their squad. And Neymar goes into it in fine form given his electric start for PSG following his arrival from Barcelona. In the standing table the team, Brazil is in the first position with 33 points whereas the team Ecuador is in the sixth place with 20 points. There are a few factors working against Ecuador.

Uganda give Ghana hope with win over Egypt

Emmanuel Okwi's strike early in the second half made the difference for Moses Basena's side, who remain the only side in all of Africa to not concede a single goal in Russian Federation 2018 qualifying so far. There is a near-universal feeling that group E could be decided over the next two matches starting with Uganda Cranes' home clash with seven-time African champions Egypt at Namboole today.

Texans reportedly sign DeAndre Hopkins to five-year extension with largest guarantee

Alex Del Barrio covers the Houston Texans for and is the color commentator for the Houston Dynamo. The team also signed tight end CJ Fiedorowicz, safety Andre Hal and fullback Jay Prosch . He enjoyed a career-year in 2015 with 111 catches, 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns. The 25-year-old former first-round pick was slated to enter the final year of his rookie contract, earning $7.915 million.

Gas stations running out of fuel as state says supply is 'plentiful'

Gas price spikes across Texas and a low supply at some gas stations in other areas have prompted long lines at local stations. "In Texas, there are 15 refineries that have been taken down or reduced capacity, which represents about half of that six million", Sitton said.

Observing Technical Chart Values for Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

The firm has "Hold" rating given on Friday, May 5 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. For the same quarter past year, company reported $1.56 Earnings Per Share. Lincoln National Corporation is a holding company, which operates insurance and retirement businesses through subsidiary companies.

Journalist delivers latest update on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool FC situation

The last thing I read from Sir Alex Ferguson regarding a Liverpool player was his criticism of Jordan Henderson's running style, so to see the ex-Manchester United manager side with Liverpool over Philippe Coutinho's antics came as a slight shock this morning.

Svitolina makes it through Siniakova storm at US Open

Siniakova has recorded three victories over top 10 players this year and won the second title of her career in Bastad last month. The Russian woman at the reception played match-bol, made one back break, but in the tenth game Svitolina gathered and filed to the exit in the third round.

Ohio State vs. Indiana Odds: Point Spread, Total & Prediction

Defensively, IU will have its hands full with Ohio State's own fifth-year senior quarterback, J.T. Barrett, and running back Mike Weber , a redshirt sophomore who ran for 1,096 yards and nine touchdowns in 2016. He's already No. 2 on the depth chart. Tyler Natee is the leading returning rusher with 237 yards. Ohio State last opened the season with a league game on the road in 1975.

Rublev Knocks off No.7-seeded Dimitrov

Grigor Dimitrov became the latest top-10 men's player to bow out of the US Open , upset in the second round by 19-year-old Russian Andrey Rublev . "It's an awesome feeling". In another early match Thursday, Alexandr Dolgopolov , who was involved in a match at another tournament that's under scrutiny because of unusual betting patterns, eliminated No.

Bulls Trade 2nd Rounder To Pelicans For Quincy Pondexter

Pondexter signed a four-year, $14 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2014 and has one year left in his contract for $3.9 million. Although Pondexter was once renowned as a solid three-and-D specialist, having hit 36.5 percent of his career attempts from distance, he's not a particularly good fit in the Windy City.

Pat Tillman Bronze Statue Unveiling in Arizona State Stadium

Manny Wilkins has been the named the starting quarterback for Arizona State, but if the Sun Devils pull away from the Aggies, don't be surprised if Blake Barnett gets some playing time. Arizona State will look to improve from last season's disappointing finish missing a bowl game for the first time in the Todd Graham era. "I can tell you what my message is going to be is don't talk about it".

Tim Krul To Be Loaned To Brighton

This deal looks to be done as now even Sky Sports are reporting that the deal is bound to happen. Netherlands global goalkeeper Tim Krul has left Newcastle to join Brighton on a season-long loan. Krul would be reunited with former Magpies manager Chris Hughton at Brighton when he officially joins them from Newcastle - the pair having worked together in the north-east before Hughton was sacked in December 2010.

Courtenay softball player critically injured during tournament dies in hospital

Chris Godfrey, a 32-year-old husband and father to a two-year-old girl, was struck in the back of a head with a softball during a charity tournament in Lewis Park on August 19. Godfrey was not wearing a helmet during the tournament on August 19, which is not uncommon in recreational slo-pitch softball leagues. Adrienne Elliott, president of the Comox Valley Slo-Pitch League noted as a result of the tragic event at the tournament, the league implemented mandatory helmets.

Teenager Shapovalov stuns Tsonga at US Open

But as he has on several occasions already this year, the 18-year-old Canadian stayed loose under pressure and it paid off. But now he's under the bright lights and the big city of NY, and in the biggest tennis stadium in the world against a top player in Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the teen didn't flinch in a straight set win last night.

Tiger Woods posts video hitting pitch shots

Let's get this out of the way: There's still a while to go before you will see Tiger Woods tee it up on the PGA Tour again. There's still no timetable for his return to playing, but he will be an assistant captain for Steve Stricker in a few weeks at Liberty National for the Presidents Cup.

Jota completes move from Brentford to Birmingham

He struggled for game-time during his stint with the Blaugrana, leading to a pair of loan spells at West Ham, and a permanent transfer to Russian outfit Rubin Kazan last summer. Jota , who joined Brentford in August 2014, made 78 appearances for the Bees, scoring 23 goals. 'He's a real talent, ' Redknapp said: 'There wouldn't be many better players in the Championship'.

Justin Verlander Trade Rumors: Tigers Discussing Moving Star Pitcher

Upton still has four years remaining on the deal that is worth $88.4 million in that span, so clearing this contract is a significant move for the Tigers budget moving forward. In 23 starts in Double-A this season, he has a 2.52 ERA and a 1.13 WHIP. The trade is reportedly a straight up waiver claim. Rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on Friday.

Arsenal reject Man City bid for Sanchez

City have been linked with the Chile global throughout the window, with his contract at the Emirates Stadium due to expire at the end of the season. Arsenal were originally hoping to gain Raheem Sterling as part of any potential deal for Sanchez to go to the Etihad, but the Manchester club refused to include the England worldwide in any potential deal.

Ezekiel Elliott appeal hearing over; decision to come

Few details have emerged so far about the hearing, which is reportedly being held in NY and is expected to conclude today, according to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio . Henderson, a former longtime NFL employee, will make the decision whether to uphold, overturn or reduce the punishment issued by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Rossi 'not optimistic' over leg injury in training accident

If the broken leg rumors are true, Rossi would be forced to miss his home race, the San Marino GP at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli. He's already suffered one training accident this year, suffering rib injuries earlier on in the season.

Everton agree to sell Niasse to Crystal Palace for £10m

Niasse joined for around £13.5m in January 2016 but failed to make any kind of impact on the first team before Ronald Koeman arrived and removed his squad number and locker. Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley had also been in for Niasse, but Palace have seemingly been successful in securing the signing for a fee in the region of £8m.

Analyst Scores Summary: NIKE, Inc. (NKE), Univar Inc. (UNVR)

Huntington National Bank & Trust invested in 868,523 shares or 0.8% of the stock. Omega Healthcare Invs Inc now has $6.25 billion valuation. Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since August 31, 2016 and is downtrending. M Partners maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, March 23 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, August 26 by B. Riley & Co.

Man City accept Swansea offer for Bony

The Portuguese player has four years left on his lucrative Bayern contract and, although the season-long loan move would include a fee, it is believed the German club might pay some of his wages. The Swans are understood to have agreed a fee of around £12m for the Ivory Coast worldwide, who spent last season on loan at Stoke City. "He said, 'I like the way you play but I play with one striker and there are not many games where I will play two, so it will be hard for you to play all ...

Deadline Day: Liverpool sign Arsenal Oxlade-Chamberlain for £35m

Arsenal's north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur are set to sign Paris St Germain right back Serge Aurier after the 24-year-old was granted a United Kingdom work permit, according to media reports yesterday. Oxlade-Chamberlain, 24, had also been a target for Premier League champions Chelsea but it is believed Liverpool was always the player's preferred destination.

20 teams have asked Real Madrid about Arsenal target

The first answer has been no. He claimed that the Red Devils asked about the possibility of signing the 28-year-old attacking midfielder from the Los Blancos but president Florentino Perez does not want to sell him. He never imagined he could win 2 Champions doing so little. "Gareth has won three Champions Leagues medals". As previously stated, United are not expected to make a last ditch attempt to sign Bale.

Thomas Lemar STARTS for France against Holland in World Cup qualifier

However, Philippe Coutinho's future at Anfield is under a cloud, with the Brazilian heavily linked with a move to Barcelona . Tite also admitted that the looming transfer deadline has affected his side's preparations for their World Cup qualifier.

France v Netherlands preview: Robin van Persie set for Dutch comeback

Since 2004, between the national team of France and the Netherlands , 5 matches have been played, of which 1 played a draw, one more was won by the Dutch, and three times France was the victor. Also, they lost two of their games against Sweden , and Spain in this year, 2017. Now serving a five-match ban in Spain with Real Madrid, Ronaldo showed no signs of ring-rustiness as he opened the scoring in a 5-1 win over the Faroe Islands in Oporto with an acrobatic volley inside three ...

Gareth Southgate won't name permanent England captain

Joe Hart will remain England's first-choice goalkeeper with manager Gareth Southgate keen to dampen down the "speculation and uncertainty" over the 30-year-old's future by picking him to face Malta and Slovakia in the World Cup qualifiers.

What did Yankees' Brian Cashman say after watching Shohei Otani?

What did he have to say after it? "No comment. Sapporo is a handsome city", he said, according to reporter Jason Coskrey, who covers baseball in Japan. Otani earned the Babe Ruth nickname because of his ability to pitch and hit. Under the league's collective bargaining agreement, Otani would only be able to receive a signing bonus the size of a team's global pool allotment.

Ashwin stars with a five-wicket haul on County debut

R Ashwin took his maiden five-for on his County Championship debut to bowl Worcestershire to a commanding 189-run win over Gloucestershire at New Road in Worcester on Thursday (August 31). The India all-rounder, who picked up three for 94 in the first innings, finished with match-figures of eight for 162. 5/68 on the @ BCCI spin wizard's @ WorcsCCC debut???? Batting in the second innings, he contributed with a useful 28, as the Worcs set a target of 401.

Video clipping of cricketer Ambati Rayudu's scuffle with man goes viral

The unpleasant incident took place on yesterday morning, when the man was on his morning walk and Rayudu was driving to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. But the 31-year-old cricketer kept on abusing the person and later slapped him. Rayudu was pacified by the youths present on the spot and then only he went back into his vehicle and drove on.

Manchester City make improved £60m bid for Alexis Sanchez

City this week had a £50m bid for the Chile worldwide rejected but have returned with a second offer. Raheem Sterling was mentioned as a possible makeweight in the deal but City refused to allow the England global to be part of the deal. Sanchez is in the a year ago of his contract and has so far failed to agree new terms But Wenger said earlier this month that he hoped the former Barcelona man would extend his contract.