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Jets held Ryan Kalil out Saturday night
Jets held Ryan Kalil out Saturday night

When going over plans for Saturday night's game against the Saints, head coach Adam Gase said center Ryan Kalil would play about a quarter in his first game action since signing with the team. On Saturday night, however, the Jets opted not to play Kalil at all. Jonotthan Harrison started at center

Iran to let women attend football World Cup qualifier: ministry
Iran to let women attend football World Cup qualifier: ministry

Women fans will be allowed into the stadium for Iran's next football World Cup qualifier in October, a sports ministry official said Sunday, ahead of a deadline to allow their attendance. FIFA has been stepping up pressure on Iran to ensure women are allowed to attend qualifiers for the 2022 World

Andrew Luck: I still love football but physically it has taken its toll
Andrew Luck: I still love football but physically it has taken its toll

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is retiring from football not because he doesn't still love the game, but because it hurts too much to play it. Luck, who has been missing training camp and the preseason while rehabbing the latest in a long line of injuries, said in his retirement announcement that

Trump Says
Trump Says 'Very Close' to Japan Trade Deal Before Abe Meeting

(Bloomberg) -- Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here. The U.S. is close to reaching some form of a trade deal with Japan, U.S. President Donald Trump said, as his trade chief hinted an announcement could come on Sunday."We're very close to a major deal with Japan," Trump said Sunday morning at the Group of Seven summit in France, during a meeting with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson held before Trump met Japan's Shinzo Abe. "Prime Minister Abe and I are very good friends, really good friends. We've been working on it for five months."At the start of the Abe meeting, with reporters in the room, Trump said the two countries were...

Tennis: Is Kyrgios running out of time to mature?
Tennis: Is Kyrgios running out of time to mature?

Kyrgios, the 28th seed who will play American Steve Johnson in the first round on Tuesday, arrives in New York on the back of a second round loss at the Cincinnati Masters where he again made headlines for all the wrong reasons. "I've just been working really hard, on and off the court, to

German, Kershaw clash in Yankees-Dodgers blockbuster

Los Angeles closer Kenley Jansen left the bases loaded by recording back-to-back strikeouts to cap Saturday's game. In the finale, the Dodgers will have future Hall of Famer Clayton Kershaw on the mound, fresh off a victory that moved him past Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax on the team's all-time

Wilson leads 2 TD drives as Seahawks defeat Chargers 23-15
Wilson leads 2 TD drives as Seahawks defeat Chargers 23-15

Seattle's nine-year veteran led a pair of first-half touchdown drives and accounted for 104 yards, helping the Seahawks to a 23-15 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night. Wilson has directed the Seahawks to a pair of TDs and a field goal in five possessions in two preseason games

Andrew Luck on boos from Colts fans: It hurt
Andrew Luck on boos from Colts fans: It hurt

The reaction was as surprising as Andrew Luck's decision. Maybe more surprising. Luck won 53 regular-season games, four playoff games and made four Pro Bowls for the Colts. He delivered many memories to Indianapolis. Yet, as he left the field for the final time as a member of the Colts on Saturday

Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut
Cervelli sparks Braves to 9-5 win over Mets in Atlanta debut

Just about every newcomer to the Atlanta Braves has made an immediate impact lately. The newly signed catcher had three hits and three RBIs in his Atlanta debut, and the Braves beat the New York Mets 9-5 for their seventh straight victory. ''He was excited about getting here - and it showed

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck explains why he
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck explains why he's retiring before 2019 season

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck explains why he decided to retire before the start of the 2019 NFL season.

UK Labour's McDonnell privately says party should campaign to prevent Brexit- report
  • World
  • 2019-08-25 05:08:10Z

The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said privately that the party should campaign to prevent Brexit, the Sunday Times newspaper reported http://bit.ly/30xzqCv. John McDonnell has argued that Labour's position should be to revoke article 50 and stop Brexit in its tracks

Takuma Sato wins IndyCar stop at World Wide
Takuma Sato wins IndyCar stop at World Wide

Takuma Sato held off Ed Carpenter to win the IndyCar race Saturday night at World Wide Technology Raceway. Tony Kaanan was third, followed by Santino Ferrucci and Simon Pagenaud. ''After the difficult circumstances and coming here ... the win is so big,'' said Sato, the 2016 Indianapolis

Brees breezes for TD in only series, Saints top Jets 28-13
Brees breezes for TD in only series, Saints top Jets 28-13

Drew Brees got in, marched down the field and got out. It was a breezy preseason debut for Brees, who threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Michael Thomas to cap his only drive, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the New York Jets 28-13 on Saturday night. ''Any time you can go down and get points

Texans
Texans' Watson out quickly, Miller hurt in loss to Cowboys

Deshaun Watson didn't get the longer preseason look he wanted against the Dallas Cowboys. The Houston Texans couldn't get their quarterback off the field fast enough, especially after running back Lamar Miller sustained what coach Bill O'Brien called a serious knee injury on the second play

Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20
Inconsistent Franks, No. 8 Florida rally to beat Miami 24-20

Feleipe Franks was clutch one minute and confused the next, showing the kind of inconsistency that got him benched five times in two years. Franks made up for three inexcusable turnovers by accounting for three touchdowns, doing just enough to help the eighth-ranked Gators beat rival Miami 24-20 Saturday

Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0
Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

The Texas Rangers asked Kolby Allard to throw his curveball more. Allard pitched into the seventh inning, and Texas used homers by Willie Calhoun and Danny Santana to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Saturday night. Allard (2-0) allowed six hits, struck out eight and walked none in his fourth start

No. 8 Florida Edges Miami, but Buzz Surrounding Top-10 Ranking Dissipates
No. 8 Florida Edges Miami, but Buzz Surrounding Top-10 Ranking Dissipates

Florida escaped Orlando with a tight win over its in-state rival, but the Gators displayed quite a few issues, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

'Safe Haven' Israel Became Hot Money Bait for Central Bank Chief

(Bloomberg) -- Israel's economic transformation has turned it into an "emerging markets safe haven" that continued to absorb money from abroad despite maintaining near-zero interest rates, according to central bank Governor Amir Yaron.The inflows in recent years were a reflection of "the structural change in the fundamentals of the Israeli economy," including the county's declining debt burden and current-account surpluses, Yaron said in a speech at the annual retreat for central bankers from around the world in Jackson Hole, Wyoming,"In spite of having kept rates very low, Israel faced capital inflows following the U.S. rate hikes," Yaron said in prepared remarks. "And appreciation...

Andrew Luck: Retiring "the hardest decision of my life"
Andrew Luck: Retiring "the hardest decision of my life"

Moments after being booed by some Colts fans, Andrew Luck talked about how difficult it was to leave them. After news of his shock retirement broke, Luck spoke moments after the Colts preseason game he watched from the sidelines. "This is not an easy decision," Luck said, via Mike Garafolo of NFL

NFL Network
NFL Network's James Jones on Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck's retirement: 'This is a special talent we're losing'

NFL Network's James Jones gives his reaction to Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck's retirement.

Colts fans boo Andrew Luck as retirement breaks during preseason game
Colts fans boo Andrew Luck as retirement breaks during preseason game

A surreal scene broke out in Indianapolis tonight, with Colts fans booing Andrew Luck as the news broke that he is retiring, just as the Colts wrapped up a preseason game. Luck did not play in the game but was on the sideline chatting with teammates as his retirement spread through social media -- and

Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1
Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

With the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium hanging on his every pitch, Kenley Jansen found himself in a jam. Bases loaded, one out, and Los Angeles clinging to a one-run lead over the Yankees in the ninth. All that right after a bizarre twist that had both managers on the field, trying to figure out what happened during a potential game-ending double play that got reviewed.

WATCH: Eddy Pineiro nails 58-yard field goal in Bears preseason game vs. Colts
WATCH: Eddy Pineiro nails 58-yard field goal in Bears preseason game vs. Colts

Eddy Pineiro earned a small victory when the Bears released Elliott Fry last weekend, and he was the winner again Saturday night against the Indianapolis Colts. As the starter-less Bears offense sputtered, the young kicker had a few opportunities to cement his role in the team without having to share the kicks with anyone else. He stepped into the spotlight and delivered a 58-yard boot right down the middle in the third quarter.

No Bears or Colts starters? No problem. NFL has an alternative revenue stream in waiting
No Bears or Colts starters? No problem. NFL has an alternative revenue stream in waiting

An overarching point of the column is that as utterly useless as the current preseason structure is, games specifically, until it's fixed, i.e., done away with, it's what the Bears and rest of the NFL have to deal with. Tom Brady played. The sticking point with doing away with preseason games is money.

Hezbollah official: Israeli drone falls in south Beirut suburbs, second drone crashes
  • World
  • 2019-08-25 00:48:38Z

An Israeli drone fell in the southern suburbs of Beirut, dominated by the Iran-backed movement, and a second drone exploded near the ground before dawn on Sunday, a Hezbollah official told Reuters. The second drone caused damage when it crashed in a neighbourhood of the Dahyeh suburbs close to Hezbollah

Djokovic motivated by talk of catching Federer in Slams
Djokovic motivated by talk of catching Federer in Slams

Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic takes inspiration from talk he could pass Roger Federer for the all-time record total of men's Grand Slam singles titles. The 32-year-old Serbian star sees, however, all the work yet to come before that happens, even as he prepares to chase another crown

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack: army
Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack: army

The Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on the Jewish state with drones armed with explosives, the army said Sunday. While Israel operates regularly in Syria, it rarely acknowledges its actions so swiftly, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warning arch-foe Iran it had no immunity from his state's military.

Turner, Nationals beat Cubs 7-2 for 4th straight win
Turner, Nationals beat Cubs 7-2 for 4th straight win

Trea Turner reached base four times and scored twice, Yan Gomes and Howie Kendrick each drove in two runs and the surging Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Saturday. Washington has won four straight and six of seven to extend its lead over Chicago for the top NL wild-card spot to three

Spirit player creates nightmare for Ashlyn Harris at Audi Field
Spirit player creates nightmare for Ashlyn Harris at Audi Field

Crystal Thomas' aggressive play put her team up by one early at Audi Field on Saturday.

Code of Honor wins Travers Stakes

Trainer Shug McGaughey walked into Saratoga Race Course stoked for the 150th running of the Travers Stakes. Code of Honor validated those feelings. Code of Honor won a stretch duel with Tacitus and Mucho Gusto, holding off hard-luck Tacitus by three lengths to win the $1.25 million Travers Stakes on

Lightning strike in weather delay injures several fans at Tour Championship
Lightning strike in weather delay injures several fans at Tour Championship

Six fans were injured Saturday when two lightning strikes hit a pine tree near the 16th tee at East Lake Golf Club.

Bell restarts fast, wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America
Bell restarts fast, wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America

Christopher Bell knows he must master the art of road course racing to make the jump to the next level of NASCAR, even if it might never be his favorite kind of track. Bell took a big step in that direction on Saturday, surging ahead on a late restart to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Road America

Recap: WSH 7, CHC 2
Recap: WSH 7, CHC 2

Daily Recap: Howie Kendrick and Yan Gomes each drove in two runs to lead the Nationals' offense in the 7-2 win over the Cubs

Prescott avoids pressure to deliver TD dart to Gallup
Prescott avoids pressure to deliver TD dart to Gallup

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott avoids pressure to deliver touchdown dart to wide receiver Michael Gallup. Watch this game on NFL NETWORK

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries
Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries
Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said. The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event had been suspended for about 30 minutes because of storms in the

Mays, Youngstown State defeat Samford 45-22

Nathan Mays threw for two touchdowns and the defense forced four turnovers to lead Youngstown State to a 45-22 win over Samford in the FCS Kickoff Classic on Saturday. In the second kickoff of the 150th season of college football, Mays had two short scoring passes in the first half and Cash Mitchell

Djokovic not worried about blisters with the US Open afoot
Djokovic not worried about blisters with the US Open afoot

During a break in practice two days before opening his U.S. Open title defense, Novak Djokovic pulled off his blue shoe and white sock so a trainer could look at his right foot. Nothing to worry about, Djokovic said later at his pre-tournament news conference: just blisters. ''A minor thing

Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship
Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship

The strike occurred 28 minutes after the third round had been halted when thunderstorms popped up over the course, said Tour rules official Mark Russell on the NBC broadcast. "We knew we were going to have possibly some pop-up thunderstorms today," Russell said. NBC screened footage showing

Rookie safety Abram makes big impression on Raiders
Rookie safety Abram makes big impression on Raiders

Johnathan Abram is making a big first impression on the Oakland Raiders. The first-round rookie safety had a starring role on the debut episode of ''Hard Knocks,'' fired up the fans with a pregame visit to the ''Black Hole'' in Oakland's first exhibition game and

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump
Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump 'order' on trade

President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted "order" to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade war between the two nations. China's announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a response. Trump fired off on Twitter, declaring American companies "are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China." He later clarified that he was threatening to make use of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act in the trade war, raising questions about the...

Multiple people struck by lightning at PGA tour championship in Atlanta
Multiple people struck by lightning at PGA tour championship in Atlanta

Multiple injuries have been reported after lightning struck civilians at the golf tournament.

Backup QB Jake Haener leaves No. 13 Washington

SEATTLE (AP) -- Backup quarterback Jake Haener is leaving No. 13 Washington after losing a camp battle for the starting job to Georgia transfer Jacob Eason.

Lions
Lions' Patricia: Injuries to Davis, Ragnow not season-ending

Lions coach Matt Patricia says injuries to linebacker Jarrad Davis and center Frank Ragnow are not season-ending. Patricia did not elaborate much more on the severity of the injuries to two of Detroit's starters. Davis went down with an injured right leg, and Ragnow had to be helped off the field

Judge
Judge's monster homer to center

Aaron "BAJ" Judge crushes a solo home run over the wall in center field, cutting the Yankees' deficit to 2-1 in the top of the 4th inning

Netflix Reveals
Netflix Reveals 'Breaking Bad' Movie, Release Date, First Clip

"El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" will drop on October 11. Here are all the details announced so far.

Britain will withhold $37 billion from EU in no-deal Brexit - Mail on Sunday
  • World
  • 2019-08-24 20:54:47Z

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to tell European Union leaders he will withhold 30 billion pounds ($37 billion) from the Brexit divorce bill unless they agree to changes to the deal, the Mail on Sunday reported. If Britain leaves the bloc without a trade deal, lawyers have concluded the government

Disney World Needs to Fix Its Fading Theme Park
Disney World Needs to Fix Its Fading Theme Park

Epcot is struggling to keep up with its peers, and it will probably be Disney World's least visited park in 2019. Something has to change -- and it will.

Mon dieu! Donald Trump arrives at G7 summit in France amid tensions, threat of tariffs on French wines
Mon dieu! Donald Trump arrives at G7 summit in France amid tensions, threat of tariffs on French wines

Fears of a global recession and a mélange of other issues awaited President Donald Trump and other G7 leaders as they arrived in Biarritz, France.

Central Banks Can't Save the World Economy: Jackson Hole Update

Their discussion about the challenges facing monetary policy takes place against an increasingly tense global economic backdrop, with investors nervous about the risks of recession stemming from President Donald Trump's escalating trade war with China. Here's a summary of news and commentary from the second and final day of the conference presentations: Central Banks to the Rescue (Not): 2:10 p.m. In the closing session of the conference, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe told the audience that central bankers have limited ability to cushion the global economy from the headwinds of mounting political uncertainty.

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