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Author: 0 Trump denies he called White House a 'dump'

In a new story published on golf .com about Trump's links obsession, the hotelier-turned-POTUS reportedly told some of his golf buddies that he prefers staying at his own properties rather than at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., because the executive mansion is " a real dump ".

Sports Barcelona set to launch £100M bid for Chelsea superstar
Author: 0 Barcelona set to launch £100M bid for Chelsea superstar

Hazard, who had ankle surgery this summer and will miss the start of the new season, is among the players to be linked with Barca. "Otherwise the number is always less and we are in trouble". After Chelsea and Leicester City sacked Jose Mourinho and Claudio Ranieri less than a year after winning the title, the Chelsea boss is determined to avoid a second-season flop, starting against the Gunners on Sunday.

Sports Tottenham 'agree' deal with Aston Villa
Author: 0 Tottenham 'agree' deal with Aston Villa

An impressive distributor of the ball, Onomah was successful with 78% of the passes that he attempted in the Premier League last season. He told reporters: "I think it's clear that Josh is a potential first team player like Cameron Carter-Vickers and Harry Winks, like all the young players in our academy".

Sports Injury Concerns for Bayern Munich as the new season nears
Author: 0 Injury Concerns for Bayern Munich as the new season nears

I trained a lot in the summer in LA and I've not missed many sessions here. Substituted immediately by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp , the England global disappeared down the tunnel leaving fans to wonder if this is to be another season of pain and disappointment.

Sports Boston Red Sox v. Chicago White Sox Game Preview
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox v. Chicago White Sox Game Preview

For the series against the White Sox, the Red Sox will start Rick Porcello, Eduardo Rodriguez, Drew Pomeranz and Doug Fister. There's an old-fashioned pennant race going down in the AL East between Boston and NY. "Chris is mapped out to be in every one of them, (after pitching) Tuesday in Tampa". "You look ahead, there's three series against New York", Farrell said, according to ESPN .

Sports Steph Curry rebounds from strange start in pro golf debut
Author: 0 Steph Curry rebounds from strange start in pro golf debut

Curry is tied for 146th place at TPC Stonebrae. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player cracked the field on a sponsor's invite, generating a lot of buzz. 1 and it went right in the cup holder", Curry said. Curry finished with three birdies, five bogeys, one double bogey and nine pars. "It was a day of firsts for everything", Curry said.

Sports Root still working out the England team he wants
Author: 0 Root still working out the England team he wants

Ben Stokes is flattered by comparisons with former England captain Andrew Flintoff but would prefer forging his own path while helping his team win more matches, the all-rounder has said. Ben Stokes , 6. Dawid Malan , 7. What channel will air the fourth Test between England and South Africa? That said, Philander's participation for this game is uncertain.

Sports Ukrainian athletes to take part in IAAF World Championships in London
Author: 0 Ukrainian athletes to take part in IAAF World Championships in London

Akawo, who confirmed Okagbare's arrival in London , also said the new AFN president Ibrahim Gusau arrived in the capital city on Monday ahead of the 51st IAAF Congress . Okagbare who will be competing at her fourth World Championship arrived in the English capital on Tuesday to step up her preparations for the competition, which begins at the Olympic Stadium in London on Friday.

Sports Iheanacho seals Leicester five-year deal
Author: 0 Iheanacho seals Leicester five-year deal

Leicester City manager, Shakespeare , added: "It's a great signing for us". Speaking about his move, Iheanacho stated: "It feels good and I'm happy to be part of this team". "I was convinced and I'm happy to be here", Iheanacho wrote on his twitter account. While he struggled for minutes after City signed Brazilian Gabriel Jesus last season, he was also a target for West Ham United and Shakespeare spoke of his delight in beating Leicester's Premier League rivals to his signature.

Sports Toronto home sales plunge 40.4% in July as slowdown intensifies
Author: 0 Toronto home sales plunge 40.4% in July as slowdown intensifies

The average selling price for all home types combined was C$746,218 ($592,990), up just 5.0 percent from previous year, and down 18.8 percent from a peak of C$919,449 in April. TREB recorded 9,880 sales in July 2015, 9,198 sales in July 2014, 8,544 sales in July 2013 and 7,570 sales in July 2012. Condo prices have held up the most since the market began its downturn in April due to their relatively better affordability for first-time home buyers.

Sports La Liga delays Neymar's transfer to PSG
Author: 0 La Liga delays Neymar's transfer to PSG

Neymar has signed a lucrative 5-year contract with the six-time French champions after leaving Barcelona's pre-season programme earlier this week. " Paris Saint-Germain's ambition attracted me to the club, along with the passion and the energy this brings", Neymar said.

Sports Coquelin: Lacazette will be a goalscoring machine for Arsenal
Author: 0 Coquelin: Lacazette will be a goalscoring machine for Arsenal

It wasn't just football fans who were confused by Sunday's Emirates Cup finale between Arsenal and Sevilla. But Lacazette accepts he has work to do to make sure he translates the prolific form he showed at Lyon to the English game and says there is "no small team" he can bank on filling his boots against.

Sports Dodgeball Network ESPN8: The Ocho Is Becoming a Reality
Author: 0 Dodgeball Network ESPN8: The Ocho Is Becoming a Reality

Sports is big business, with ESPN right in the middle of a lot of it, but it's nice to see the cable sports behemoth hasn't lost at least a little of the sense of humor and fun that fueled its rise to popularity. On Tuesday, ESPN will change the name of its ESPNU network to ESPN8: The "Ocho" for the day. Be sure you don't miss the World Darts Championship at 9 a.m.

Sports Nick Saban makes a decision on Da'Shawn Hand's discipline
Author: 0 Nick Saban makes a decision on Da'Shawn Hand's discipline

Hand was arrested early Saturday morning in Tuscaloosa, Ala., for driving under the influence and held on a $1,000 bond. One factor in Saban's decision not to suspend Hand, he said, was that Hand was not driving the auto and therefore did not put other people at risk.

Sports Manchester United 2-1 Sampdoria: The Matic effect
Author: 0 Manchester United 2-1 Sampdoria: The Matic effect

I saw him this morning, but most of the guys I've played against. Speaking on his own performance to MUTV , Matic said, "I tried to give my best to control the game well, to give the balance, and I think, for the first game, it was good for me".

Sports Michelle Wie fires record 64 to grab Women's British Open lead
Author: 0 Michelle Wie fires record 64 to grab Women's British Open lead

Wie was home and dry long before that, of course , and her wonderfully crafted round had her sitting pretty. The 27-year-old made nine birdies and one bogey to shoot an eight-under-par 64, eclipsing the record set by Xiyu Lin from China in the Women's British Open Qualifying in 2013, to head into the second round one ahead of Korean In-Kyung Kim.

Sports Federer to play at Rogers Cup in Montreal
Author: 0 Federer to play at Rogers Cup in Montreal

The saying "Spahn and Sain and pray for rain" has largely faded out of the sports lexicon, but with Andy Murray and Marin Cilic adding to the cavalcade of tennis stars carrying injuries, men's tennis has their own version of the classic saying with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal .

Sports Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Khel Ratna Awards
Author: 0 Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Khel Ratna Awards

For the first time ever in the history of Indian sports, a para-athlete, Devendra Jhajharia, has been recommended for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award . The final call on this would be taken by the Sports Ministry. The India women's cricket team captain played a crucial role to help India finish as runners-up at the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

Sports WNBA Teams and Players Coming to NBA Live 18
Author: 0 WNBA Teams and Players Coming to NBA Live 18

Be on the lookout for the demo version releasing on August 12. NBA Live 18 is adding women's basketball players to the popular game this fall. However, according to Polygon , there is a chance that players could be appear in NBA Live 18's The Streets mode, in which players compete in pickup games.

Author: 0 India to bat in second Sri Lanka Test

The young Indian team is in great form, but Test cricket against Proteas in their own backyard will test skills and temperament of Indian cricket team. After playing the Champions Trophy, Rohit was rested for the limited-overs series against West Indies, but returned to the Test squad at the expense of Karun Nair for the Sri Lanka tour.

Author: 0 Arsenal to decide Perez future

When asked whether he felt Sanchez's illness is a convenient excuse to prolong his absence from the club, Wenger said: "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" Sanchez looked sharp as he took part in an open training session at the Emirates on Thursday and appeared to give the Arsenal badge on his shirt a quick kiss in front of the cameras and a few thousand fans.

Sports Steph Curry says he wasn't mocking LeBron's workout dance
Author: 0 Steph Curry says he wasn't mocking LeBron's workout dance

Retired player Brendan Haywood, whose final season was with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014-15, posted the video on Instagram Sunday, with a message saying "shots fired at somebody" and #kingwontlikethis. The song came on, and he started to dance. Or, at least that's what Curry says. According to Curry, Irving's presence in the video was "a casualty of the moment".

Author: 0 Diego Costa's agent discusses his Chelsea comeback

Antonio Conte has already told the forward he can leave this summer and the Blues are seeking around £55million for his signature. The 28-year-old needs to find a new club and his first choice would be the Rojiblancos. Wenger has hailed Chelsea's acquisition of Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco but believes Antonio Conte's attack may now have a different edge following Morata's arrival at Stamford Bridge.

Sports Alabama is again No. 1 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll
Author: 0 Alabama is again No. 1 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

The preseason Amway Coaches Poll was released on Thursday morning with the Trojans ranked No. 4, grabbing hold of one of the four hypothetical playoff spots ahead of the 2017 season. The Big 12 and Atlantic Coast Conference will begin with five teams in Top 25 apiece. The Pac-12 has four in the poll, led by USC and No. 7 Washington.

Sports Conor McGregor's 2nd sparring session had 'lots of violence'
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's 2nd sparring session had 'lots of violence'

Mayweather, who holds a ideal 49-0 fight record and won 12 world titles across five weight divisions, is considered one of the greatest pound-for-pound fighters boxing has ever seen. "So I think there's a possibility that Conor may box again, realizing he can make more money this way, and realizing he can keep a bigger chunk of the percentage of the money that he brings in as opposed to having to share most of it with everybody else".

Sports Max Scherzer's neck issue helped make his first career home run possible
Author: 0 Max Scherzer's neck issue helped make his first career home run possible

Scherzer had completed just one scoreless inning on seven pitches before the spasms, although he also hit a three-run home run in the top of the second, his first of his career. Harper put up one hit on Tuesday; Murphy had a hit and a run. After working through a clean first inning, and jacking a home run, Scherzer came out to pitch in the bottom of the second inning but did not feel as though he could continue pitching.

Author: 0 Carlo Ancelotti: I hope Liverpool win their Champions League play-off tie

Former Liverpool striker Owen appeared to be confident that the Reds are in a good position with Coutinho and talked up their prospects ahead of the new season. Hoffenheim defender Ermin Bicakcic admits he wants to avoid facing Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side in the Champions League playoff round later this month .

Sports Bill Belichick launches block pads at Tom Brady in practice
Author: 0 Bill Belichick launches block pads at Tom Brady in practice

And while they were all ostensibly told with love and affection, there were more than a few brutally honest tales of Brady's maniacal perfectionism. Perhaps the best story of them all came from Brady's backup on the Patriots from 2009-11, Brian Hoyer. We had a good quarterback in Drew Bledsoe, and here's Tom saying, 'He isn't getting this f--ing job back'.

Sports Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital, reports say chest pains
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius taken to hospital, reports say chest pains

Initial reports were that staff at the Atteridgeville Prison in South Africa thought the disabled lag had suffered a heart attack , reports The Citizen . Pistorius was treated at the hospital's designated prison ward and discharged at 2pm. While Maistry was unable to provide details about the former athlete's condition, it's being reported that he experienced chest pains and struggled to breathe.

Sports Ferrari Boss Says SUV Will
Author: 0 Ferrari Boss Says SUV Will "Probably Happen"

Details of the new strategy will be unveiled next year. The carmaker's U.S. stock was up 3.8 per cent at US$109.19 as of 11.54am in NY, putting it on course to close at the highest price there as well. The sources have reportedly said the new model will try and forge a new segment rather than simply follow in the footsteps of high-end SUVs such as the Lamborghini Urus SUV and the Bentley Bentayga .

Sports Jürgen Klopp on Barça target:
Author: 0 Jürgen Klopp on Barça target: "Coutinho? No means no"

Neymar looks set to finalise his move to Paris Saint-Germain before the end of the week for a fee of more than double the current world record , which now stands at the €105m paid to Juventus by Manchester United for French midfielder Paul Pogba last summer.

Sports Ryan Tannehill leaves Dolphins practice with apparent leg injury
Author: 0 Ryan Tannehill leaves Dolphins practice with apparent leg injury

On 11-on-11 drills, Tannehill was scrambling out of the pocket on a pass play. The Dolphins may not have any information by the time Adam Gase speaks to the media. He's also got 28 games of career starting experience, so there's no guarantee that Cutler would win the job, making a return from retirement less likely.

Sports Montreal Opens Olympic Stadium To Asylum Seekers From The US
Author: 0 Montreal Opens Olympic Stadium To Asylum Seekers From The US

The Haitians who make up the majority of the new arrivals are in a precarious legal situation in the U.S. Tens of thousands of people fleeing the disastrous natural disaster were given temporary protected status in the U.S. In recent months, so many people have left the country and headed north to Canada that Montreal's Olympic stadium was turned into a welcome center for those fleeing what was turning into an increasingly worrying situation.

Sports 'Nemanja Matic can be Manchester United's Claude Makelele'
Author: 0 'Nemanja Matic can be Manchester United's Claude Makelele'

Mourinho added: "We need options and different players". " I would like to thank him for his desire to join us because without that ", the coach stated. United's summer spending had already broke the £100m before the arrival of Matić, having completed the signings of defender Victor Lindelöf and striker Romelu Lukaku from Benfica and Everton respectively.

Sports Barcelona's Neymar set for $262M move
Author: 0 Barcelona's Neymar set for $262M move

Rather than actually making the move to either club, he got a new five-year contract at Barcelona with a £198 million release clause. The transfer would more than double the record fee Manchester United paid for France midfielder Paul Pogba 12 months ago when he moved to Old Trafford from Juventus .

Sports Hall of Famer Smith visits Browns' rookie Garrett at camp
Author: 0 Hall of Famer Smith visits Browns' rookie Garrett at camp

Jackson simply said that Garrett earned the first-team time. "You just start watching every day, and you see what he's doing". Those guys are doing a good job over there. Jackson insists Garrett's promotion and Smith's appearance at training camp were coincidental. Coach Hue Jackson said it was mere coincidence that Smith happened to be at practice on the day Garrett moved up.

Sports Two Australians progress in UEFA Champions League
Author: 0 Two Australians progress in UEFA Champions League

A week after drawing 0-0 with the Norwegian side in Glasgow, Celtic had a James Forrest goal, 20 minutes from the end of the second leg, to thank for their place in the play-off round, which will be drawn in Nyon tomorrow. The pressure from Celtic nearly paid off midway through the first half, as centre-back Erik Sviatchenko saw his header cleared off the line by former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, before having to hobble off injured.

Author: 0 Don't look for big names from Cardinals, Cowboys in HOF Game

Heath has appeared in 62 games during his first four National Football League seasons and signed a four-year deal last year. You can stream the Hall of Fame game (and all Sunday Night Football contests this season) online on the NBC Sports app on your computer or tablet (a TV sign-in subscription is required).

Sports England v South Africa: Rain hampering fourth Test preparations
Author: 0 England v South Africa: Rain hampering fourth Test preparations

The game proved just as one-sided as the previous two, with England winning at Lord's by 211 runs before losing at Trent Bridge by 340 runs. "They wanted to prove that they did". But quite how the Australian removes a "spare" batsman from his XI at Old Trafford is an intriguing question. Tom Westley made a fifty on debut at The Oval in at No 3, so it would be surprising if he was promoted to open alongside Essex team-mate Cook.