• Swim star Katie Ledecky dunks Michael Phelps as top world champ?
Swim star Katie Ledecky dunks Michael Phelps as top world champ?

The 20-year-old swimmer tied for second in the 200m freestyle race at the world championships in Budapest on Wednesday, matching times with Emma McKeon at 1:55.18. Over the final 25 meters, Pellegrini looked well behind, and the announcers were exclusively focused on Ledecky and McKeon. Ledecky was looking to match Missy Franklin's six gold med...

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  • An NC Congressman Tries to Defund the Congressional Budget Office
An NC Congressman Tries to Defund the Congressional Budget Office

The rule had not been used in decades but Republicans made a decision to reinstate it on a one-year trial basis, incorporating it into the House rules package adopted at the beginning of the year. "To produce estimates of high quality, CBO uses its detailed understanding of federal programs and economic conditions, ongoing interactions with governm...

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  • Rockies acquire Pat Neshek from Phillies for three prospects
Rockies acquire Pat Neshek from Phillies for three prospects

He is owed a little under $2.5 million for the remainder of the season since for 2017 as a whole, he will make $6.5 million. Even if none of this trio of prospects reaches the majors for the Phillies , this is the kind of deal you make for a rental short reliever.

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  • 'X Factor' rapper Honey G has come out as gay
'X Factor' rapper Honey G has come out as gay

Rapper Honey G has said she "wasn't ready to come out to the public" while competing on last year's X Factor and feared a backlash over her sexuality. "My security says to me: "If there's any girls that I like at the gig to invite them into my enclosure", she explained. The 36-year-old, real name Anna Gilford , has come out in an exclusive i...

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  • South football community reacts to head trauma study
South football community reacts to head trauma study

Several NFL players confirmed to have CTE were included in the study, including Dave Duerson, Ken Stabler, Kevin Turner, and Bubba Smith, according to CNN . His 1,981 career tackles are a team record. The study found a direct correlation between level of play and frequency of CTE; high school football players were the least likely to develop the d...

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  • Spooner signs one-year contract with Bruins
Spooner signs one-year contract with Bruins

They have just a few more months left to negotiate - and only this deal to focus on - but talks could drag out if the two sides can't see eye-to-eye on what "big money" means. Forsbacka Karlsson may not be as fast or as flashy as Spooner, but he projects to be better on draws, better at winning battles and puck possession and better at being mor...

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  • As Murdoch waits, Sky cuts operating costs to protect profits
As Murdoch waits, Sky cuts operating costs to protect profits

Two weeks ago, culture secretary Karen Bradley frustrated Sky when she said she needed more time to decide whether to refer the takeover to the competition watchdog amid concerns about the effect Murdoch having full control of Sky would have on media plurality.

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  • Eagles make two surprise cuts, including release of 2014 first-round pick
Eagles make two surprise cuts, including release of 2014 first-round pick

General Manager Howie Roseman did leave the door open for Barbre to return if he's unable to find a suitable opportunity on the open market. It's what the guys love about it. "He's very smart, very athletic, very tough-minded". Philadelphia signed veteran free agent Chris Long to a two-year deal in March. At the time, many thought Smith w...

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  • Greek police arrest man in $4B money-laundering case
Greek police arrest man in $4B money-laundering case

Perhaps coincidentally, the exchange has conspicuously been offline since last Thursday, with the website now citing "unscheduled maintenance" as the cause of the interruption of service. Still, it is unclear whether the platform itself is liable for these payments. According to WizSecurity, the head of BTCE-e is directly connected to the Mt.Go...

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  • Cricket Australia prepared to enter arbitration to end pay dispite
Cricket Australia prepared to enter arbitration to end pay dispite

Sutherland told the gathered media: "We're really at a stage now where we need to address this situation and cricket needs to get on with the game". The cricketers could be covered by short-term contracts during arbitration, he said. "There are a handful of issues that are unresolved that need to be worked through", Sutherland said.

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  • La'el Collins, Cowboys Agree to 2-Year, $15.4 Million Contract Extension
La'el Collins, Cowboys Agree to 2-Year, $15.4 Million Contract Extension

That came on the heels of a rookie season that included Collins seeing 11 starts at left guard for the Cowboys . "It really battle tested me previous year". Prescott threw one touchdown pass in the two games. "We know what it's going to take, what we expect from each other". I'm all for a fun, young and revived culture for the Dallas Cowboys , ...

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  • Brock Osweiler in contention for Browns starting QB job
Brock Osweiler in contention for Browns starting QB job

I feel like we have made huge jumps and strides on defense. The 24-year-old Kessler started eight games last season for the Browns , passing for 1,380 yards with six touchdowns and two interceptions as a rookie. "Yes, he does", Jackson said. How will it all turn out? I just hope our team is able to go into this season healthy and ready to go b...

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  • The Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Shares Bought by NS Partners Ltd
The Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Shares Bought by NS Partners Ltd

Accern also gave news coverage about the bank an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. The company also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th ...

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  • Chargers land QB Cardale Jones from Bills in trade
Chargers land QB Cardale Jones from Bills in trade

The Bills will reportedly receive a conditional seventh-round draft pick for Jones. The 6-foot-5, 250-pound quarterback has appeared in just one National Football League game, completing 6-of-11 passes while again averaging nearly nine yards per attempt.

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  • Blazers Send Allen Crabbe To Nets For Andrew Nicholson
Blazers Send Allen Crabbe To Nets For Andrew Nicholson

The 6-foot-9 Nicholson was acquired by the Nets from Washington during last season. Crabbe was a below-average player by nearly every advanced metric last season, including an 11.64 per (league average is 15) and -2.65 RPM (Real Plus-Minus).

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  • Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Position Raised by Geode Capital Management LLC
Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Position Raised by Geode Capital Management LLC

The stock of Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by CL King. (NYSE: ABG ) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Craig Hallum. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 8.82%. More interesting news about Asbury Automotive Group , Inc. (GPI) formed a down wedge with $57...

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  • Injury triggers ranking slide for Kyrgios
Injury triggers ranking slide for Kyrgios

Kyrgios, who beat John Isner in two sets to take the title in Atlanta past year, was forced to retire in the first round of Wimbledon against Pierre-Hugues Herbert with the hip injury, which had been an issue before then, and is now unable to defend his title this coming week because of it.

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  • Celtic boss admits he's aware of Arsenal and Chelsea's interest in Dembele
Celtic boss admits he's aware of Arsenal and Chelsea's interest in Dembele

It's suggested he's keen on a move to the Premier League or Bundesliga instead. Rodgers said he is not anxious by the speculation and expects Dembele to stay at Celtic for at least one more season. Rodgers did however admit that Dembele's long-term future lie away from Glasgow. I felt if he progressed how we thought he'd progress and if he want...

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  • Will take up Chitra's issue with Centre: Kerala CM
Will take up Chitra's issue with Centre: Kerala CM

The Kerala government has made a decision to approach the Centre with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who announced Rs 10 lakh each for Chitra and Mohammed Anas, for their performance in Asian Championship, condemning her exclusion in the Indian team.

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  • How I voted in the Pac-12's preseason football media poll
How I voted in the Pac-12's preseason football media poll

USC was picked by media to win the conference, receiving 28 first-place votes. The epicenter of PAC-12 football is Hollywood for the next two days. NORTH 1. Washington (12-2, 8-1 Pac-12) 2. For one, USC will not have a bye week during the regular season, getting their week off at the end of the conference slate.

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