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Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13

Gabbert throws early TD before Texans rally past 49ers 24-13 It has been so far in training camp, but not on Sunday night. Enemkpali will miss the entire 2016 season. It's time to talk about sixth-round pick Jeff Driskel. Is Kaepernick better than Gabbert, or Ponder, for that matter? Both were chosen during the NFL Draft in 2011. On the surface it looks like Ponder has been picked up merely as a preseason emergency quarterback, but is there a chance he ... [Full Article...]

Rangers target Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott to bolster defensive ranks

Rangers target Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott to bolster defensive ranks The 34-year-old will be allowed to leave Villa Park on a free transfer this summer and is attracting interest from Rangers. There is rumoured to be interest in Lescott from Leeds United although the opportunity to come to Rangers and compete for trophies could sway things in Rangers favour. [Full Article...]

Neymar scores, gets booked for starting fight in Brazil win

Awaiting Brazil in the last four is Honduras , who was fortunate to claim a 1-0 win over South Korea thanks to an Alberth Elis goal on the hour. In Brasilia, Germany routed Portugal 4-0 to set up a semi-final showdown against Nigeria . [Full Article...]

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola stresses importance of Champions League

New Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola stresses importance of Champions League He's totally focused on training and on the Supercopa. Speaking to Talksport on Wednesday, Barton, who grew up a Toffees supporter, said he expects Hart to make the move to Goodison Park before the transfer window closes in two weeks' time. [Full Article...]

Japan Plans to Develop Missiles to Protect Islands, Yomiuri Says

Japan Plans to Develop Missiles to Protect Islands, Yomiuri Says Japan last week reported a flurry of incursions by Chinese vessels into waters Tokyo sees as its own near the disputed East China Sea islands it controls. It is now much stronger than it was ten years ago. After World War Two, Japan renounced claims to a number of territories and islands including Taiwan in the 1951 Treaty of San Francisco. [Full Article...]

Athletics: Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final

Athletics: Felix runs season's best to reach 400m final But the reigning world 400m champion said she was just happy to get on the blue track of the Olympic Stadium after coasting through her first round outing. Felix's time was only the sixth fastest of the morning behind a host of pretenders to the Olympic crown Sanya Richards-Ross will be unable to defend after suffering a career-ending injury at the USA trials. [Full Article...]

Danell Leyva first American to medal in parallel bars since 1996

Danell Leyva first American to medal in parallel bars since 1996 He was added to the team after John Orozco suffered an injury in training. However, he had just won gold on the parallel bars and was likely exhausted during his routine. Simone Biles won gold on the vault and bronze on the balance beam, and earlier on Tuesday took the gold in the floor exercise, while teammate Aly Raisman grabbed silver. [Full Article...]

Murray named Team GB flag bearer

Murray is excellent in holding rackets but he should improve his skills in holding a flagpole as he nearly poked the face of Princess Anne while hosting the flag for Great Britain. There were major doubts over the Spaniard's fitness but he confirmed he will play in both singles and doubles. "He's won the Davis Cup and gold at the Olympics". [Full Article...]

Mo Farah has done it again at the Olympics

In one of the fastest 10K finals in Olympic history, Mo Farah defended his gold medal in 27:05. Paul Tanui, "Pastor" as he is commonly known by his peers, nearly had his prayers for an Olympics gold medal answered, but a 40-metre sprint by Britain's Mo Farah saw him settle for a silver medal in the men's 10,000 race at the ongoing Rio Games Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic cycling gold with omnium win

Laura Trott wins fourth Olympic cycling gold with omnium win There, she will meet Germany's Kristina Vogel - who beat Team GB's Katy Marchant , who now races for bronze - by the same score. "I can't believe it". "They really help me and I couldn't have done it without everyone, especially Paul Manning my coach". To be able to repeat my success in London, I can't even explain what I going through. [Full Article...]

Walsh Jennings, Ross advance in Olympic beach volleyball

With their 2-0 (21-12, 21-16) win in 42 minutes over Wang and Yue, Agatha and Barbara recovered from a two-set setback Wednesday to Elsa Baquerizo and Liliana Fernandez that won the Spaniards the Pool B title. Following Monday's win, Walsh Jennings was asked whether she is thinking about winning gold. "We know absolutely what our eye is on", Walsh Jennings continued. [Full Article...]

Tesla Deletes the Word "Auto-Pilot" from its Chinese Webpage

Tesla Deletes the Word Tesla collected data from the vehicle involved in the Beijing highway crash and found out that the auto had Autopilot active at the moment of the incident, but the driver did not have his hands on the wheel. Shares of Tesla Motors (TSLA) were declining in midday trading on Tuesday as the company is cooperating with local French authorities investigating a auto fire, Reuters reports . [Full Article...]

Ex-FIFA chief Havelange dies at 100

Ex-FIFA chief Havelange dies at 100 Havelange served as FIFA's grand poobah for 24 years between 1974 and 1998, at which point he was superseded by dear old Sepp Blatter. Havelange presided over FIFA from 1974 until 1998, and was credited by many for expanding football into a truly global game . [Full Article...]

Cats and dogs coming: Rainfall warning issued

Cats and dogs coming: Rainfall warning issued While the rain will be welcome by many in the area due to the dry temperatures as of late, Environment Canada warns the heavy downpours can be damaging. "We're really down. We're a deficit of maybe 120 mm". Rain, and lots of it, could douse Hamilton on Tuesday. That extreme rainfall is not forecast for Southern Ontario. [Full Article...]

Gymnastics: Biles wins record-equaling fourth gold with floor victory

Gymnastics: Biles wins record-equaling fourth gold with floor victory Sanne, who's from the Netherlands, placed first in the August 15 finals with an incredible score of 15.466, followed by Laurie Hernandez , 16, who earned a 15.333. The gymnast expressed disappointment in the mistake, even though it wasn't enough to knock her off the medals podium. She talked frankly about being overwhelmed by the atmosphere. [Full Article...]

Biles: 'Not disappointed winning a bronze medal'

The judges pondered over her score for several minutes and when it was confirmed, Biles rolled her eyes skywards as the mark was nearly a point lower than her qualifying effort of 15.633. Biles' fellow American teammate Aly Raisman won the silver medal. He was initially named an alternate to the Olympic team before filling in when John Orozco went down with an injury. [Full Article...]

OLYMPIC BOXING: Ireland's Michael Conlan furious after exiting Rio Games

They are cheating b******s. He even grabbed a microphone at one point in the mixed zone to loudly state his case he was robbed of his Olympic dream. I'm not a loser, I'm a victor. "Corruption runs deep. I just think they are rotten to the core". Several bouts at this year's Olympics have been embroiled with controversy, including yesterday's men's heavyweight final. [Full Article...]

Government condemns spear killing of bear

Government condemns spear killing of bear The killing was ethical, and "no one cares more about these animals than us hunters", Bowmar told Reuters in an email. Ryckman says he's personally never heard of anyone using a spear to hunt in Ontario and he's anxious that Bowmar's video may lead some to believe it's common practice. [Full Article...]

Taraji P. Henson Plays a Math Genius in the Hidden Figures Trailer

Taraji P. Henson Plays a Math Genius in the Hidden Figures Trailer Three, two, one. liftoff on the trailer for Hidden Figures, Theodore Melfi's biopic of the black female mathematicians whose work at Nasa helped the USA win the space race . Also starring Kevin Costner and Glen Powell , Hidden Figures premieres January 13, 2017 . Kevin Costner , Kirsten Dunst , Mahershala Ali (House of Cards, The Hunger Games) and Jim Parsons ( The Big Bang Theory ) w... [Full Article...]

IOC reprimands Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand

IOC reprimands Egyptian who wouldn't shake Israeli's hand When Sasson extended his hand, El Shehaby backed away, shaking his head. On Sunday, Sasson told Army Radio that he did not expect Shehaby to shake his hand, but still chose to extend his own hand to his opponent to show "respect". "It happens between friends and he's not my friend", El Shehaby said after the bout. In response to the episode, International Judo Federation spokesman Nicolas Mess... [Full Article...]


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