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Sports PTI's Yasmeen Rashid's papers approved for NA 120
Author: 0 PTI's Yasmeen Rashid's papers approved for NA 120

The ECP had asked Kulsoom, a candidate of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz for NA-120 elections to appear before it at 3 PM today, however, she is now heading to London. The nomination papers were submitted to the returning officer between August 10-12. The PML-N sources stated that Ms. Nawaz went to London for medical checkup and will come back on August 24th.

Sports Raiders CB Sean Smith Charged With Assault Of Sister's Boyfriend
Author: 0 Raiders CB Sean Smith Charged With Assault Of Sister's Boyfriend

According to TMZ Sports , the charge against the Raiders' top defensive back comes as a result of an incident on July 4. According to the statement, the incident "inflicted great bodily injury upon the victim". Ian Rapoport did speak with Smith's defense attorney, Daniel Rosenberg, who said Smith will plead not guilty and fight the arrest all the way through court.

Sports Former Everton man baffled by midfielder's wish to leave
Author: 0 Former Everton man baffled by midfielder's wish to leave

Neither deal is likely to materialise with the prospect of Barkley - who is entering the final year of his contract - requiring surgery. It means Barkley may not be available until the end of November, potentially jeopardising his plans to seal a summer exit from Goodison Park.

Sports How Messi promised to make Neymar Ballon D'Or winner
Author: 0 How Messi promised to make Neymar Ballon D'Or winner

Messi was believed to have said: "What do you want?' Do you want to be a Ballon d'Or victor?" "We are not going to give up. All my support for the families affected and the city". In addition, Espanyol, the city's other Primera Division club, wrote: "The most handsome city in the world, our city". From the world of cycling, the general director of the Vuelta, which begins Saturday in the French city of Nimes, said: "We are dismayed by the dramatic attack in Barcelona and our condemnation ...

Sports Twins downed by Indians, as Salazar strikes out 10
Author: 0 Twins downed by Indians, as Salazar strikes out 10

Finishing with eight first-pitch strikes in 22 batters (36.4 percent), Gibson was unable to record an out beyond the fourth inning for the fifth time in 21 starts. Giovanny Urshela replaced him on the bases and at third base. Minnesota activated LHP Glen Perkins from the 60-day disabled list on Thursday. Perkins last pitched for the Twins on April 10, 2016, eventually having surgery to fix a torn labrum on June 23, 2016.

Sports Everton's Europa League tie against Hajduk Split stopped after crowd trouble
Author: 0 Everton's Europa League tie against Hajduk Split stopped after crowd trouble

Everton and Hajduk Split players were led off the Goodison Park field midway through the first half after crowd trouble. The situation was sufficiently under control a minute or so later with the referee allowing play to continue. In Milan, defender Leonardo Bonucci captained AC Milan to a 6-0 win on his competitive debut for the Italian side against modest Macedonians Shkendija two months after playing for Juventus in the Champions League final.

Sports Raiders Marshawn Lynch side steps protest question
Author: 0 Raiders Marshawn Lynch side steps protest question

That doesn't mean it's not a topic of discussion for others and the Oakland running back was asked by reporters Thursday to address the "elephant in the room". To Lynch's credit, he was all football during training camp. Lynch has always been active in the community, and hopes him playing here will bring more visibility to what's being done to help kids in Oakland.

Sports Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane heads Federation Internationale de Football Association coach award shortlist
Author: 0 Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane heads Federation Internationale de Football Association coach award shortlist

Arsenal, Chelsea , Manchester United and Tottenham are all represented as well. Football's governing body will hold their awards gala on 23 October in London this year, where the eventual victor will be announced. A final trio of nominees will now be decided by a combination of a public vote, which runs between 21 August and 7 September, as well as input from national team captains, coaches, and a panel of media representatives.

Sports Everton agree £45m deal with Swansea for Gylfi Sigurdsson
Author: 0 Everton agree £45m deal with Swansea for Gylfi Sigurdsson

Gylfi Sigurdsson has completed his £45 million move from Swansea to Everton - a deal that adds to what has been a very busy summer for the Toffees in terms of recruitment. They have enjoyed a productive transfer window, re-signing Wayne Rooney from Manchester United and spending a potential £30m each on centre back Michael Keane and goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Sports Aliko Dangote Says he Will Sack Arsene Wenger When he Acquires Arsenal
Author: 0 Aliko Dangote Says he Will Sack Arsene Wenger When he Acquires Arsenal

Stan Kroenke now owns 67 per cent of Arsenal and has insisted he has no intention of selling, but Dangote is adamant, and believes that as soon as the right offer is made, the American business entrepreneur who owns Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, Denver Nuggets of the NBA, Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League and Colorado Rapids of MLS will sell.

Sports Seahawks C Britt gets three-year extension
Author: 0 Seahawks C Britt gets three-year extension

In a tweet posted Thursday afternoon, Britt thanked members of the Seahawks organization as well as his teammates and fans for their support. "He has been a fantastic leader for us up there", coach Pete Carroll said Thursday. "We'll see how he does and all that, but we've really done our work here and feel like that we're in a good place with him". Carroll noted that with DeShawn Shead still out with a knee injury - there remains no clear timetable on his return other than that he won't be ...

Sports Coutinho and Dembele are 'close' to joining Barcelona, claims general manager Segura
Author: 0 Coutinho and Dembele are 'close' to joining Barcelona, claims general manager Segura

Kicker also reported on Thursday that there has been no contact between Dortmund and Barcelona in the past nine days. "We know we have to help the team and reinforce it and that's what we are doing". "I can offer no explanation for what he [Segura] has claimed". Maybe it's because Real played his team dizzy in the Super Cup'. Barcelona were beaten 3-1 on Sunday and then 2-0 on Wednesday by Clasico rivals Real Madrid, with Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema scoring the goals in the second ...

Sports Luis Suarez out for a month with knee injury
Author: 0 Luis Suarez out for a month with knee injury

They went unbeaten over 14 games without Ronaldo last season, when they won La Liga and the UEFA Champions League, and likewise have not lost during the 10 games Ronaldo has missed through suspension during his time with Madrid . Five games! It seems to me exaggerated and ridiculous. "Thanks to my teammates and the fans for their support", he wrote. "I think it's a bit excessive, this suspension for Cristiano", Carvajal told a pre-match news conference.

Sports Tony Gale predicts where Man United, Chelsea will finish
Author: 0 Tony Gale predicts where Man United, Chelsea will finish

Manchester United reportedly discuss an opportunity for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be given a coaching role at the club when he decides to retire. He has played for the likes of PSG, AC Milan, Juventus, Inter Milan, Ajax and others in what has been a storied career so far, and has shown no signs of decline but with this injury, he might be thinking of life after the lovely game as he may have admitted that his injury may have robbed him of his wow factor and being Zlatan , he might not want ...

Sports Tampa Bay Bucs, Rays, Lightning help fund moving Confederate statue
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Bucs, Rays, Lightning help fund moving Confederate statue

Confederate statues, and there are hundreds, are being taken down across the country in the wake of Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . Former Tampa Bay Bucanneers coach and NFL Hall of Famer, Tony Dungy , tweeted that he and his wife, Lauren, will donate $5,000 to move the statue.

Sports Alexander-Arnold taking inspiration from Gerrard's support
Author: 0 Alexander-Arnold taking inspiration from Gerrard's support

Coutinho handed in a transfer request at Liverpool following interest from Barcelona and is said to be keen to leave the United Kingdom for the Liga giants. "I kind of got egged on to take the free-kick, to be honest". But if the games against Real Madrid taught them anything, is that they need to replace Neymar quickly if they want to fight for either La Liga or the Champions Ligue title this season.

Sports San Francisco 49ers quarterback sees some Dont'a Hightower in Reuben Foster
Author: 0 San Francisco 49ers quarterback sees some Dont'a Hightower in Reuben Foster

It is a crowded practice field, as both rosters have 90 players. He's been lighting it up in practice and showed some flashes of greatness in his first National Football League game last week. Niners cornerback Adrian Colbert popped Broncos tight end Steven Scheu after he caught a pass from Lynch during 7-on-7s, drawing the ire of fellow Broncos tight ends Austin Traylor and Virgil Green.

Sports Paul Pogba: 'Last season it was all about the price tag
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: 'Last season it was all about the price tag

Neymar's £200million move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain this month, dwarfed Pogba's £89m switch from Juventus to Manchester United a year ago. Before that, they face Crystal Palace in their first home game of the new Premier League season. He could make his Premier League bow against United, but there will likely be no Fernando Llorente as he continues his comeback from a broken arm while Nathan Dyer and Ryan Blair are long-term absentees.

Sports Cook, Root shine for England in West Indies day/nighter
Author: 0 Cook, Root shine for England in West Indies day/nighter

The former Durham man becomes the 12th opening partner for Alastair Cook since the retirement of Andrew Strauss and has come in to the side after replacing Keaton Jennings who has had a disastrous time of late. But Cook, who had a lucky break when he edged West Indies captain Jason Holder through a gap in the slips, and Root repaired the damage with a succession of boundaries.

Sports Tottenham facing 20000 empty seats for showdown with London rivals Chelsea
Author: 0 Tottenham facing 20000 empty seats for showdown with London rivals Chelsea

Last season, Tottenham played all their Champions League games at the national stadium while the capacity of White Hart Lane was reduced. "Tottenham have sold about 70,000 tickets for the visit of Chelsea on Sunday, including 3,000 to away fans, but are struggling to sell out and are resigned to a large area in the stadium's upper tier being closed for one of their biggest games of the season", reports The Times .

Sports Former Alabama center Ryan Kelly to undergo foot surgery
Author: 0 Former Alabama center Ryan Kelly to undergo foot surgery

The Lions defeated the Colts 39-35. Luck had shoulder surgery earlier this year and is on the team's physically unable to perform (PUP) list. Zuttah has 117 career starts in nine National Football League seasons. Aside from Kelly's rookie season, the team has largely struggled at the center position, which has been a turnstile during starting quarterback Andrew Luck's tenure since 2012.

Sports U.S. teen Tiafoe stuns Zverev to end treble title bid
Author: 0 U.S. teen Tiafoe stuns Zverev to end treble title bid

Federer, who has participated in the OH warm-up tournament for the U.S. Open on seven occasions, said he had picked up the injury in Montreal, where he lost to Germany's Alexander Zverev in the final. I'm very sorry for all of them and I wish all of them a fast and good recovery. Unfortunately, I tweaked my back in Montreal and I need to rest this week."Federer's withdrawal assures that Nadal will be top of the rankings when they are issued on August 21".

Sports Aaron Judge Put A Ball In The Nosebleeds
Author: 0 Aaron Judge Put A Ball In The Nosebleeds

It was the 33rd consecutive game in which Judge struck out at least once, surpassing the previous record of 32 held by Adam Dunn . They told me 450 feet, [and I] told them no chance. Judge immediately put his head down and trotted to first, Gsellman put his head down in shame, and Cespedes didn't even bother turning around. Judge on the season is hitting.291/.420/.614 with 37 home runs , still leading the American League in home runs , slugging percentage, and OPS.

Author: 0 Barcelona general manager claims Coutinho deal is "close"

Barca head coach Ernesto Valverde lamented Neymar's absence after the match at the Santiago Bernabeu as his team crashed to a 5-1 aggregate defeat. Barcelona are clearly in need of reinforcements after being outclassed in the Super Cup.

Sports Singapore on a tight rope after 2-1 loss to Malaysia
Author: 0 Singapore on a tight rope after 2-1 loss to Malaysia

The women's trio of individual compound bronze medallist Fatin Nurfatehah Mat Salleh, plus Nurul Syazhera Asim and Saritha Cham Nong, required a shoot-off after their final ended 225-225. Large crowds flocked to watch the Malaysia-Brunei game Monday, which Malaysia won 2-1, but some fans with tickets could get in, with media reports blaming poor organisation.

Sports Umar Akmal blames Mickey Arthur of abusing him
Author: 0 Umar Akmal blames Mickey Arthur of abusing him

Akmal said that while he had informed batting coach Grant Flower for his need to practice at the academy, he was turned away because he was not a centrally contracted played any more. The Pakistan batsman said it was the second time when he went to Arthur to ask him to allow him to train with the coaches that he lost his cool. Umar was dropped from the 2017 Champions Trophy squad after failing fitness tests and later was ignored when the central contracts were announced by the PCB for ...

Sports Kerry Hyder's season officially over as DE placed on IR
Author: 0 Kerry Hyder's season officially over as DE placed on IR

The Lions were already thin at defensive end prior to Hyder's injury, as star pass rusher Ezekiel Ansah remains on the team's physically unable to perform list. On Tuesday, former National Basketball Association star Kobe Bryant - who dealt with an Achilles injury and recovery himself - offered support to Hyder over Twitter.

Sports Man takes first pitch to the jewels prior to Red Sox game
Author: 0 Man takes first pitch to the jewels prior to Red Sox game

Trevor Rosenthal gave up Bogaerts' home run into the Green Monster seats. Lynn is 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA in his past seven starts, and he hasn't lost since July 4. Leake was touched for eight runs on nine hits in 4 1/3 innings. He walked four and struck out five. Lynn, who has not allowed more than two earned runs in eight straight starts, will be opposed by left-hander Eduardo Rodríguez, who won at St.

Sports Quarterback Mason Rudolph named to Manning Award watch list
Author: 0 Quarterback Mason Rudolph named to Manning Award watch list

The Murrieta, Calif., native was also selected to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Watch List in July. Jones and 2016 Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson (Louisville) are the only two returning ACC quarterbacks to throw for more than 2,500 yards, connect on 15 or more passing TDs, rush for 450 or more yards and score at least five rushing TDs last season.

Sports North Korea spat renews push to change Guam's government
Author: 0 North Korea spat renews push to change Guam's government

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened " fire and fury " against North Korea , then later said fire and fury is not enough in response to Pyongyang's threats. The US also flew warplanes over the Korean Peninsula. It remains unclear if Mattis meant that even missiles intended to land near Guam would also draw a full U.S.

Sports Arsene Wenger told Arsenal need summer signing to fill key role
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger told Arsenal need summer signing to fill key role

Wilshere has entered the final year of his current contract with the Gunners and after convincing John Terry to drop down to the Championship, Villa manager Steve Bruce was hoping he could do the same with the 25-year-old. Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has given the green signal to sell their striker Lucas Perez, the English football club announced on its official website on Wednesday.

Sports Day-night Test throws a pink spinner at British norms
Author: 0 Day-night Test throws a pink spinner at British norms

The former Durham man becomes the 12th opening partner for Alastair Cook since the retirement of Andrew Strauss and has come in to the side after replacing Keaton Jennings who has had a disastrous time of late. Law knows English cricket well from his successful playing stints with county sides Essex and Lancashire. Stars like Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels - with 223 Tests between them - have all been sidelined for the series owing to various reasons but Sir Curtly said ...

Sports Ghana's Kevin-Prince Boateng Ends Contract With Las Palmas
Author: 0 Ghana's Kevin-Prince Boateng Ends Contract With Las Palmas

Boateng will give a final press conference at the Estadio de Gran Canaria at 17:00 local time this Wednesday afternoon, accompanied by club president Miguel Angel Ramirez. Boateng is expected to reveal where he will be playing his football this season in the press conference on Wednesday. He had a successful debut season with Las Palmas and was the club's top scorer with 10 goals.

Sports Conte rages at Chelsea's lack of composure in shock defeat
Author: 0 Conte rages at Chelsea's lack of composure in shock defeat

Rudiger, Chelsea's £29million summer signing from Roma who was making his Premier League debut, admits the team dealt poorly with the setback of losing Cahill. But for sure he played very well in the last 30 minutes. "But it's one result and the season is right in front of us". Burnley celebrated one of the great Premier League opening-day upsets but boss Sean Dyche called for perspective when reflecting on a famous win.

Sports Former NFL Player Dimitri Patterson Injures Cops While Running From Court
Author: 0 Former NFL Player Dimitri Patterson Injures Cops While Running From Court

Another officer suffered a hand injury before Patterson was taken into custody, police said. According to officials, when the first officer entered courtroom 2-A, the suspect, Dimitri Patterson, attempted to flee. Patterson was arrested on charges of felony child abuse and misdemeanor battery. His tenure in NY ended before the season even began, but Patterson still managed to make headlines.

Sports Are the Cleveland Cavaliers their own worst enemy?
Author: 0 Are the Cleveland Cavaliers their own worst enemy?

He is a blue chip prospect, the kind any team would want, which explains why the Cavaliers would prefer that he be part of the package for Irving . They want to get a return for Irving that is commensurate with his skill set and still burgeoning potential.