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Promoters: Pacquiao-Horn rematch won't happen this year

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum initially request that Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KO) commit to the rematch in Australia by August 26, but received no confirmation or answer from the 8 division world champion. The newly crowned champion Horn (16-0-1, 11 KOs) and his co-promoter Dean Lonergan want a solid professional answer from the Filipino ring legend regarding the bout because they need to get the funds in order and the promotional plans set up in advance if the fight is to be held in November of 2017 ...

Sri Lanka fail direct qualification for 2019 World Cup

A day before the match, which the hosts lost by 168 runs, he had expressed hope of playing until the next World Cup. Virat Kohli-led team India beat Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI at Colombo by a whopping 168 run margin and have taken a 4-0 lead.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR) Shares Up 6.4% After Insider Buying Activity

Equity analyst Jefferies released its first research report on the stock giving it an initial rating of "Hold". The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $24.86. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link . The insider now holds 50,316 shares of Acorda Therapeutics, Inc .

Cowboys get $1 million donation from famous caller during team telethon

I think a lot of the guys, all of them did take it seriously and did a good job of taking as many phone calls as we could. You can see the entire phone call below. The team's players and coaches helped unload trucks at the Salvation Army and delivered 30,000 pieces of team apparel to be distributed to victims. Jones' Cowboys aren't the only National Football League team that's made a major donation over the past week.

Venus Williams battles to US Open first-round win over Viktoria Kuzmova

She played well, served well, competed well. I need to play the match". "It's all about playing well for two weeks". The third-seeded Spaniard looked efficient in the tournament's first match on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court, firing 16 winners, twice as many as her opponent, in the 6-0 6-3 victory.

John McEnroe springs to Andy Murray's defence over US Open withdrawal

Tiafoe, one of the best of the "New Gen" players who have been making their mark this year, mixes explosive power with a fine touch. It was his 17th win in 17th meetings with the grizzled Russian, who, at 35, is his junior by just one year.

In Gee Chun has lead in Portland

I like big trees". Here are key details for following the Cambia Portland Classic . "Greens are very consistent and really good condition. I was confident on the course ". He's leaving tomorrow. It's been really nice having him here and kind of continue the work we started in my two off weeks. Indian golfer Aditi Ashok will play alongside Laura Dias of the United States and Wales' Becky Morgan in the opening round as gears up to tees off at LPGA Tour after a three-week break.

Papy Djilibodji joins Dijon from Sunderland on loan

The 28-year-old Senegal global, who joined Sunderland from Chelsea in 2016, will make the switch to the Ligue 1 club for the rest of the campaign. With the Senegalese centre-back out of favour under Black Cats boss Simon Grayson , the club have chose to move him on in a temporary deal to free up much-needed wages.

Angels keep loading up, reportedly add Brandon Phillips in trade with Braves

Following an extended waiting period Thursday night, Phillips waived his 12-team no-trade clause to complete the deal. MLB .com's Mark Bowman says the Braves are receiving minor league catcher Tony Sanchez as compensation for Phillips.

US Open: Federer survives first round scare in five-set thriller

In the deciding set, Tiafoe saved a match point at 3-5 down before breaking Federer's serve with a brilliant forehand pass, but Federer came back to break serve and take the match in the next game to win in two hours, 41 minutes. When he finally won he hugged Tiafoe over the net, and gave him a sympathetic pat on the stomach. At just 15 years old, Tiafoe won the prestigious Orange Bowl, becoming the youngest boys' singles champion in the tournament's history - a remarkable feat considering ...

Cleveland Browns Release Veteran Corner Joe Haden

It is unclear if McDonald has been brought in to replace James or compete with the third year tight end, but the personnel move makes the Steelers a more risky team in 2017. In the third preseason game, the one they played the most this year, they did a good job of shutting down the Jaguars' offense led by Chad Henne.

US Open 2017: Top seed Pliskova narrowly avoids second round upset

Pliskova has had a stellar 12 months, which began when she reached the final here, and she climbed to the top of the rankings after Wimbledon. The match in Arthur Ashe Stadium was still in the balance at 3-3 in the decider. Federer, with a 20th Grand Slam title in his sights, needed five sets to get past USA teenager Frances Tiafoe in his opening match on Tuesday. "That was the case today".

New England Patriots play final preseason game without favorite starters

Some of the Patriots favorite starters, including Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowsi, didn't play in Thursday nights game. New England will be entering what could turn out to be the post-Julian Edelman era after the 31-year-old slot receiver suffered a knee injury in the team's third preseason game, and the Patriots announced that the injury would sideline Edelman for the entire 2017 season.

'Piojo' Herrera arremete contra el calendario de la Copa MX

La prensa le da más importancia a otras cosas y no a esto que no está bien organizado el calendario. Porque al que se le ataca no solamente es su colega, sino también su amigo, Miguel Herrera pidió a la afición del Atlas que apoye a su DT, José Guadalupe Cruz .

Arsenal players want Alexis Sanchez sold before Thursday

It has been suggested Arsenal could be interested in taking either Raheem Sterling or Sergio Aguero as part of any deal - but Manchester City only want a straight cash agreement. The Chilean newspaper have been pushing Sanchez to Manchester City since December, and if it happens then the whole thing can start again, a renewed excitement that El Nino Maravilla will fire his club to glory.

Sonia Sotomayor cheers on Aaron Judge from right-field 'chambers'

Sotomayor sat with the small section of fans in right field, where fans held up "All Rise" signs for the Yankees' struggling right fielder Aaron Judge. The outfielder returned to the lineup after missing the past couple games to clear his head . An inning later, Sotomayor high-fived fans on both sides of her when Gary Sanchez homered for NY.

By not playing Thursday night, FB CJ Ham likely made the Vikings

Heinicke continues to play despite suffering a strained oblique muscle on his right side in the third preseason game, August 18 at Seattle. Length of Marshall Koehn's field goal Sunday against San Francisco; the kick would have set a franchise record for longest field goal if it had happened in a regular season game.

Man Utd Launch Audacious Swoop For £35m Brazilian Attacker

He sometimes seems to have been around for longer, his proactive style perhaps lending him an air of authority beyond his years, but it is far from outlandish to suggest his summer lies ahead of him. And that prompted talk the Algeria global could make the move to Old Trafford . It is an opportune time for Manchester United to return to the Champions League as they are clicking.

Pirates explain decision to release Nicasio

The Phillies have the worst record in baseball at 49-83, and have the top waiver priority. The Pirates are out of contention; unloading a player like Nicasio, who's having a strong year and will be a free agent come winter, makes flawless sense.

Barcelona's new boy Ousmane Dembele can fill Neymar's shoes, believes Samuel Umtiti

Dembele, who revealed he'd never visited Barcelona before arriving last Sunday, has two global colleagues who he can talk with in French for now. "I'm excited to be playing at this club with the best players in the world and to be in front of all these people today", he said.

'No Assembly without Irish language act' - Adams

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said Mrs Foster's proposals were "not a credible solution" and accused her of "kicking the can down the road". "The Democratic Unionist Party has always believed that Northern Ireland is best governed by a democratic, fair and accountable government comprising locally elected representatives".

Zach Randolph Reportedly Charged with Marijuana Possession, Resisting Arrest

After a review of the case, the Los Angeles District Attorney has reduced the charges down to two misdemeanors. Randolph, 36, could still potentially face up to a year in jail if convicted on both counts. Randolph was arrested after police entered the home he fled into. According to the Los Angeles Times , police later formed a skirmish line in an attempt to disperse the crowd.

Joey Votto gives away home run bat to young fan with cancer

CINCINNATI (AP) - A young cancer patient got quite a souvenir when Reds star Joey Votto hit a home run. After Votto homered, he came around and high-fived Walter before giving him his bat. But ever since Walter "Suberbubz" Herbert became the Cincinnati Reds' honourary captain for their August 27 game vs. Pittsburgh, the two have been #FriendshipGoals.

Ronaldo grabs hat-trick as Portugal beat Faroes 5-1

Just as was the case in the first half, Portugal hit their guests again in quick succession, and it was again Ronaldo who illustrated the gulf between him and his opponents with a jinking run in front of goal. Ronaldo opened the scoring with a sublime scissor-kick before adding a second from the penalty spot, although Rogvi Baldvinsson gave Portugal a scare when he halved the deficit with a close-range volley.

Panthers add $2 million in incentives to Greg Olsen contract

Categories for the incentives include postseason honors (Pro Bowl/All-Pro), receptions, yards per reception and receiving yards. Olsen is the seventh highest-paid tight end with a per-year average of $7.5 million, and is 12th at his position in terms of guaranteed money.

Roger Federer holds off Frances Tiafoe in US Open first-round thriller

Federer made a slow start, dropping a set in the opening round at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2003. However, his poor form returned in a 23-minute fourth set when his serve and the accuracy of his trusty one-handed backhand completely deserted him.

Bulls point guard Cameron Payne to undergo another right foot surgery

Payne suffered the injury in a July 18 workout, and an ensuing six weeks of rest in a walking boot didn't "satisfactorily" heal the fracture, the team said, leading to the decision to have surgery . He played sparingly as the backup to Russell Westbrook. He appeared in 11 games with the Bulls down the stretch, averaging 4.9 points per game across almost 13 minutes per night.

Orlando Magic Guard Jonathon Simmons Recounts Harvey Escape

Although the house never lost power and water didn't seep inside, when food ran low, Simmons knew they needed to leave. While Simmons has shown tons of resilience throughout his career, it doesn't measure up to what he's done in his hometown of Houston .

City end pursuit of Sanchez

Arsenal will enter the final day of the transfer window with uncertainty still surrounding a number of their players. Arsenal look keen to sign Monaco winger Thomas Lemar as a replacement for Sanchez. Barring the fact that Aguero is incessantly plagued by injuries, he is, perhaps, the best player Arsenal can get at the moment. No. It started out well with the signings of Kolasinac and Lacazette, but has since deteriorated as the squad is clearly unsettled.

'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 Sportsradio610.com 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.