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DK Metcalf to undergo knee surgery, still could play Week One
DK Metcalf to undergo knee surgery, still could play Week One

Seahawks rookie DK Metcalf did not play in Sunday's preseason game against the Vikings. It turns out there was a good reason for his absence. He had his knee checked out and learned he needs surgery. "DK's got an injury to his knee that we found after a couple of days. It happened a few

China CNPC suspends Venezuelan oil loading, worried about U.S. sanctions: sources
China CNPC suspends Venezuelan oil loading, worried about U.S. sanctions: sources

China National Petroleum Corp, a leading buyer of Venezuelan oil, has halted August loadings following the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American exporter, two Beijing-based senior sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The Trump administration in early August

Report: Lakers have interest in Joakim Noah
Report: Lakers have interest in Joakim Noah

Dwight Howard is not the only aging center under consideration by the Lakers.

Holton Hill ejected for brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Paxton Lynch
Holton Hill ejected for brutal helmet-to-helmet hit on Paxton Lynch

With 3:53 remaining in the fourth quarter, Hill lowered his head to initiate contact with scrambling Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch. Hill hit Lynch squarely in the head. In #SEAvsMIN, [Hill] was penalized by on-field officials for unnecessary roughness and disqualified from New York for late and forcible contact to the head of the sliding quarterback," the NFL's supervisor of officials, Al Riveron, explained in a tweet.

Coal-Loving Australia Is World
Coal-Loving Australia Is World's 3rd Biggest Emissions Exporter

(Bloomberg) -- Follow Bloomberg on LINE messenger for all the business news and analysis you need.Australia's booming coal industry has made it the world's third-biggest exporter of potential carbon dioxide emissions locked in fossil fuels, placing it only behind oil giants Russia and Saudi Arabia.Australia

Adam Gase regrets playing Avery Williamson as long as he played
Adam Gase regrets playing Avery Williamson as long as he played

Avery Williamson tore an anterior cruciate ligament on his 30th defensive snap Thursday night. It was at least one snap too many. Jets coach Adam Gase said Sunday that he regrets leaving in Williamson as long as he did. "We had him at a new position compared to what he played in the past,"

Jack Whitaker, Hall of Fame sports broadcaster, dies at 95

Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat's Triple Crown to short essays from major sporting events, died Sunday morning, CBS reported. The network said Whitaker died of natural causes in his sleep in Devon, Pennsylvania. Whitaker, a Philadelphia

Reports: Napoli agree record fee for Hirving Lozano
Reports: Napoli agree record fee for Hirving Lozano

Lozano will reportedly become Mexico's most expensive player ever.

At last: Cincinnati title lands Medvedev in world top five
At last: Cincinnati title lands Medvedev in world top five

Daniil Medvedev, coming off back-to-back ATP finals defeats, held off David Goffin 7-6 (7/3), 6-4 Sunday to win the ATP Cincinnati Masters. "These have been the best three weeks of my life," Medvedev said.

Police: Man accused of threat to Jewish center arrested
Police: Man accused of threat to Jewish center arrested
  • US
  • 2019-08-19 00:02:12Z

Police say a man accused of making what they believe was a threat to a Jewish center in Ohio on Instagram has been arrested on telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing charges. New Middletown police say they arrested 20-year-old James Reardon, Jr., at his home Saturday in the Mahoning County village. Authorities say the Instagram account was Reardon's.

Clevinger fans 10, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for 4-game split
Clevinger fans 10, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for 4-game split

Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder Jose Ramirez. A couple of hours before Sunday's game, the 32-year-old career minor leaguer took a walk out to an empty Monument Park in Yankee Stadium to check out the plaques

SEC West Preview
SEC West Preview

Mark Lindquist breaks down the big bad SEC West, with Alabama out for revenge and Auburn and LSU looking to spoil the fun. (Getty Images)

Keys locks up WTA Cincy title with victory over Kuznetsova
Keys locks up WTA Cincy title with victory over Kuznetsova

Madison Keys came from a break down in both sets to defeat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) on Sunday to win the WTA Cincinnati crown. The 2017 US Open finalist notched her fifth career title and second this season after a win in Charleston in April. Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam champion working

U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China
U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei
  • US
  • 2019-08-18 22:43:00Z

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company. Reuters and other media outlets reported on Friday that the U.S. Commerce Department is expected to extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers. The "temporary general license" will be extended for Huawei for 90 days, Reuters reported, citing two sources familiar with the situation.

The Latest: Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck
The Latest: Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck

IndyCar driver Felix Rosenqvist has been taken to a hospital with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening after he was involved in a five-car wreck at the start of the race at Pocono. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver was taken by ambulance shortly after the wreck triggered by Takuma Sato

Phillies star Harper leaves game because of dehydration
Phillies star Harper leaves game because of dehydration

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper left the game against the San Diego Padres after the fifth inning because of dehydration on a muggy Sunday. Manager Gabe Kapler said Harper had blurred vision and received an IV for hydration. Harper, who signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the

NBA players roast Kyle Kuzma over outfit posted to Instagram (PHOTOS)
NBA players roast Kyle Kuzma over outfit posted to Instagram (PHOTOS)

Kyle Kuzma is going to be expected to have a big year for the Los Angeles Lakers. He thinks he can have the impact of a third star for L.A., a team that didn't add Kawhi Leonard to go alongside LeBron James and Anthony Davis this summer. That's big talk from Kuzma, but perhaps that talk has boosted his confidence a little bit.

Choi has 2-run single in 9th, Rays beat Tigers 5-4
Choi has 2-run single in 9th, Rays beat Tigers 5-4

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Ji-Man Choi's two-run single in the bottom of the ninth completed a rally from a late three-run deficit and gave the Tampa Bay Rays a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday.

Acuña yanked, Ortega slam lead Braves over Dodgers 5-3
Acuña yanked, Ortega slam lead Braves over Dodgers 5-3

With All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. banished for his lack of hustle, Rafael Ortega stepped up with a sixth-inning grand slam to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Acuna was pulled before the fifth inning after failing to run out a drive off the right field

Tiger shoots par but won
Tiger shoots par but won't get to defend Tour Championship

A season that saw Tiger Woods capture his 15th major title by winning the Masters came to a close Sunday for the 43-year-old star at the PGA BMW Championship. It means Woods won't qualify to defend his title at next week's season-ending US PGA Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta. "

Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China
Hundreds of thousands march for democracy in latest Hong Kong protest against China

Heavy rain failed to keep hundreds of thousands of protesters from swarming Hong Kong streets Sunday to rally against the Beijing government.

Keys locks up WTA Cincy title with victory over Kuznetsova
Keys locks up WTA Cincy title with victory over Kuznetsova

Madison Keys came from a break down in both sets to defeat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) on Sunday to win the WTA Cincinnati crown. The 2017 US Open finalist notched her fifth career title and second this season after a win in Charleston in April. Kuznetsova, a two-time Grand Slam champion working

Doug Pederson on whether Eagles considered Colin Kaepernick: "We consider everybody"
Doug Pederson on whether Eagles considered Colin Kaepernick: "We consider everybody"

The Eagles needed a quarterback. They signed one who had retired from the NFL, not one who has recently made clear his ongoing desire to get back in. On Sunday, coach Doug Pederson was asked whether the team considered Colin Kaepernick before signing Josh McCown. "We consider everybody, honestly

Woods misses chance to defend Tour Championship title
Woods misses chance to defend Tour Championship title

Only the top 30 players on the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup points list are eligible to play at East Lake in Atlanta, where a staggering $15 million will be up for grabs for the winner. In order to qualify, Woods needed to place about sixth at the BMW Championship on Sunday, but was destined to finish much

Ronald Acuña Jr. benched for lack of hustle
Ronald Acuña Jr. benched for lack of hustle

Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. thought he had hit a homer, so he didn't run hard out of the box. He settled for a long single, which prompted manager Brian Snitker to bench him.

Draymond Green says he
Draymond Green says he's 'at a loss for words about' DeMarcus Cousins injury

Everyone is hurting for Cousins, whose career is careening toward tragedy.

Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy
Alaska man discovers message in bottle from Russian Navy
  • US
  • 2019-08-18 19:47:59Z

A man discovered a 50-year-old letter in a bottle from the Russian Navy on the shores of western Alaska. Tyler Ivanoff found the handwritten Russian letter early this month while gathering firewood near Shishmaref about 600 miles (966 kilometers) northwest of Anchorage, KNOM-AM reported Tuesday. "I was just gathering firewood," Ivanoff said.

Cedric Benson, prolific rusher at UT who played in NFL, dies
Cedric Benson, prolific rusher at UT who played in NFL, dies

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him that Benson was killed in the wreck Saturday night. Bassett said he did

7 shot after random Snapchat invites to
7 shot after random Snapchat invites to 'instant house party,' Texas cops say
  • US
  • 2019-08-18 18:32:04Z

An "instant party" in Texas ended with a car chase and several people shot, police say.

Boycott of Bill Maher
Boycott of Bill Maher's Show Suggested by Rep Rashida Tlaib After He Criticizes BDS

Rep. Rashida Tlaib suggested boycotting "Real Time With Bill Maher" Saturday after he called the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement she supports a "bulls- purity test" during Friday's HBO show."Maybe folks should boycott his show," she tweeted Saturday. "I am tired of folks discrediting a form of speech that is centered on equality and freedom. This is exactly how they tried to discredit & stop the boycott to stand up against the apartheid in S. Africa. It didn't work then and it won't now."Michigan's outspoken Democratic freshman in Congress was responding to a tweet earlier in the day by Intercept columnist Mehdi Hasan, in which he included a clip of a roundtable...

Pulisic watch: How did USMNT star perform on home debut?
Pulisic watch: How did USMNT star perform on home debut?

The American winger made his first start in the Premier League, but it did not go as planned.

'They haven't figured out yet that long means nothing to us': Former world No1 Adam Scott says courses too easy for golf's best players

Former world No 1 Adam Scott has claimed courses have become far too easy for his sport's best players. The Australian golfer launched his criticism after the Medina course record was shattered in successive days at the BMW Championship. Scott's comments were backed up his compatriot Brandt Snedeker,

Liam Hemsworth Hits Up a Bar in Australia as Miley Cyrus Continues L.A. Outings with Kaitlynn Carter
Liam Hemsworth Hits Up a Bar in Australia as Miley Cyrus Continues L.A. Outings with Kaitlynn Carter

Liam Hemsworth in Australia, Miley Cyrus in L.A. with Kaitlynn Carter

'Strong economy through 2020': Trump advisers insist recession is not coming

* Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicators * Tariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Traders work after the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty ImagesDonald Trump's chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could cost the president dearly at the polls next year.Speaking to ABC's This Week, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro defended US policy, predicted a "strong economy through 2020" and disputed the existence of a bond-market indicator of approaching recession that this week sent stocks into their largest one-day sell-off...

Bears waive K Elliott Fry
Bears waive K Elliott Fry

The Bears are down to one kicker. Head coach Matt Nagy announced on Sunday that the team has waived Elliott Fry off of their 90-man roster. Fry missed a field goal against the Giants on Friday night, but made the three other kicks he's tried this offseason. The move leaves Eddy Pineiro as the only

Ohio State
Ohio State's Dobbins says he's the best back in the nation

Despite running for 1,053 yards and 10 touchdowns, J.K. Dobbins says last season was a frustrating personal failure. ''I didn't make defenses fear me as I should,'' the Ohio State tailback said while vowing to bounce back in 2019. Platooning with Mike Weber, Dobbins averaged 4.6

Mickelson almost misses tee time after hotel
Mickelson almost misses tee time after hotel 'struck by lightning'

Phil Mickelson said he narrowly avoided missing his final-round tee time for the BMW Championship at Medinah on Sunday after his hotel room was "struck by lightning". "How's this for crazy?," Mickelson wrote on Twitter. "My hotel was struck by lightning, I was on top floor, we were evacuated and the place is on fire (only thing of mine on fire this week).

John Elway: Vic Fangio has been "everything I thought he would be"
John Elway: Vic Fangio has been "everything I thought he would be"

Broncos G.M. John Elway's struggles in finding a great quarterback have been rivaled only by his struggles to find a great coach. Elway thinks he has finally found a great coach. "He's been everything that I thought he would be," Elway told reporters on Saturday regarding new coach

See exclusive first look at Kristen Stewart in action-thriller Underwater
See exclusive first look at Kristen Stewart in action-thriller Underwater

Kristen Stewart in Underwater: Exclusive first look photos

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Enjoy Outing with Singer
Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Enjoy Outing with Singer's Mom in L.A. Amid Liam Hemsworth Split

Miley Cyrus and Kaitlynn Carter Spotted with Tish Cyrus

Lakers reportedly interested in Dwight Howard as possible Boogie Cousins replacement
Lakers reportedly interested in Dwight Howard as possible Boogie Cousins replacement

The first question to think about here: Who benefits from this report being out there? I'm in no way questioning the validity of the report - Charania is one of the best-connected reporters around the NBA - but things are told/leaked to media members with perception and spin in mind. In this case, who benefits from this being out there?

Gilbert Arenas thinks Carmelo Anthony should join the Lakers
Gilbert Arenas thinks Carmelo Anthony should join the Lakers

Would Anthony's game fit coming off the bench for the Lakers? More importantly, would he accept that role?

Jason Garrett: Tony Pollard "plays with maturity beyond his years"
Jason Garrett: Tony Pollard "plays with maturity beyond his years"

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had jokes. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was slightly more serious in his assessment of the ability of rookie running back Tony Pollard to handle the job in the absence of Ezekiel Elliott. "I thought he did a good job running the football," Garrett told reporters after Saturday

Suspected online dope-dealer back in Israel after extradition
Suspected online dope-dealer back in Israel after extradition

A man accused of operating a large drug-dealing ring on a popular messaging app appeared in an Israeli court Sunday after his extradition from Ukraine, where he had previously sought to escape. Amos Dov Silver, an Israeli-American, was taken to court in Rishon Lezion near Tel Aviv after his arrival from Ukraine, police said. Authorities in Ukraine said Saturday they had captured Silver a day after he escaped from the airport while he was being extradited.

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Bid Seeking to Detain Iranian Tanker
Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Bid Seeking to Detain Iranian Tanker
  • Tech
  • 2019-08-18 13:08:37Z

(Bloomberg) -- The Government of Gibraltar says European Union regulations don't allow it to seek a court order to seize a tanker which the U.S. accuses of breaching its sanctions by exporting Iranian oil.The U.S. issued a warrant to seize the supertanker, which has been detained by the U.K. and Gibraltar

10 Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Thinks Will Double
10 Marijuana Stocks Wall Street Thinks Will Double

With up to 196% upside, should these cannabis stocks be in your portfolio?

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end
Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Since taking office in January 2017, President Donald Trump has used an array of new and existing sanctions against Iran, North Korea and others. The

Matthew Slater on Josh Gordon: We want to support him however we can
Matthew Slater on Josh Gordon: We want to support him however we can

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick didn't have anything to share beyond his initial statement about wide receiver Josh Gordon's reinstatement, but one of the team's veterans was willing to talk about the wideout's return. Belichick's statement said that the Patriots will "evaluate

No-Deal Brexit document leaked by former minister - UK government source
  • World
  • 2019-08-18 11:18:46Z

Documents detailing the negative impact of a no-deal Brexit were leaked by a former minister in an attempt to try and influence the government's negotiations with the European Union, a government source said on Sunday. It has been deliberately leaked by a former minister in an attempt to influence

Jerry Jones: "Zeke who?"
Jerry Jones: "Zeke who?"

After Cowboys rookie running back Tony Pollard had a solid outing in Saturday night's preseason game, Jerry Jones suggested that Pollard might have made Ezekiel Elliott's attempt to get a new contract a little bit harder. Asked about Elliott after the game, Jones said, "Zeke who? Jones then laughed and looked into a TV camera, saying directly to Elliott, "we're having some fun, not at your expense.

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