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FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end

FPL: Power should return to Florida's East Coast by weekend's end After Hurricane Irma passed through Florida, 4.4 million FPL customers were without power . FPL crews on Wednesday had successfully reinstated power to 48,950 households, businesses, municipal agencies and community services. Many outages, he said, were caused by debris, vegetation and falling trees and not necessarily the wind. "We have to receive clearance from the power companies that... [Full Article...]

Team Trump hands out food at Florida trailer park

Team Trump hands out food at Florida trailer park Trump said in a September 8 tweet that " Hurricane Irma is of epic proportion, perhaps bigger than we have ever seen". "People thought thousands and thousands of people may have their lives ended and the number is a very small number, which is a great tribute to you". [Full Article...]

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confirms Vincent Kompany's absence in Liverpool clash

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confirms Vincent Kompany's absence in Liverpool clash His contract at Emirates Stadium is running down, but the Gunners repelled interest from Manchester City during the recent window and then named the Chilean on the bench for their return to Premier League action against Bournemouth on Saturday - with certain sections of the club's support booing him when he entered the fray. [Full Article...]

West Ham win to give Bilic flawless birthday gift

West Ham win to give Bilic flawless birthday gift We said to the guys we would go back to basics, we had to keep the clean sheet and stop them from having the ball in risky areas. This was West Ham's first win of the season and Bilic had been tipped for the sack following their bad start, but he said that at his age - he turned 49 on Monday - he did not worry about that. [Full Article...]

Wilshere, Walcott among the players with Europa League points to prove

Wilshere, Walcott among the players with Europa League points to prove Forward Alexis Sanchez could play in order to regain match fitness, following his delayed start to the season, while injury-plagued Jack Wilshere is in contention for a first Arsenal appearance since May 2016. According to The Independent , the players were excused from training on Wednesday morning as they will not be involved on Thursday. "We got 75 points past year and overall, I am humble... [Full Article...]

Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games

Paris awarded 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles gets 2028 Games Last year, when the cities were serious rivals, delegates often had the habit of exchanging subtle jabs during prepared remarks. For Los Angeles, it would be the third time hosting after previous stints in 1932 and 1984. “For the International Olympic Committee it would have been a huge mistake not to seize this golden opportunity, ” said Bach. "I wanted to re-emphasize here the full commitment ... [Full Article...]

Manchester United vs. FC Basel

United take on Basel in their first group game of the tournament. They'll joined the injured group of Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw , Ashley Young , and James Wilson on the sideline, as well as Zlatan Ibrahimovic who is still working his way back to fitness following last season's devastating knee injury. [Full Article...]

Valverde: Messi Is Extraordinary

Valverde: Messi Is Extraordinary The lead was doubled on 35 minutes as Messi grabbed his second goal by turning home Gerard Deulofeu's low cross. Suarez who shrugged off an injury whilst on global break missed some decent chances, the closest being in the 55th minute when he blazed wide in the six yard box after a cutback from Messi. [Full Article...]

Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski on IR with back injury

Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski on IR with back injury To take his place, they have signed Giorgio Tavecchio from the practice squad. Janikowski has been in the news recently due to a contract dispute with the Raiders. Tavecchio may only get a one-week tryout as Oakland could look to sign a more proven kicker next week now that the team knows Janikowski will be out for a significant amount of time. [Full Article...]

De Boer vows to fight for Palace future

De Boer vows to fight for Palace future After scoring a last minute penalty against Tottenham Hotspur in his first appearance for the club before the worldwide break, Wood capitalised on a terrible back-pass from Lee Chung-yong to give the Clarets the lead after just three minutes at Turf Moor. [Full Article...]

Gut Feeling: DallasCowboys.com Writers' Final Preview Of Cowboys-Giants

Gut Feeling: DallasCowboys.com Writers' Final Preview Of Cowboys-Giants Coach Ben McAdoo said all along that if the Giants' medical staff cleared Beckham, he would play on Sunday. The Giants' defense matches up well with the strengths of the Cowboys' offense. "In the third year in the system - not all the guys have been here three years - but I expect them to think if they are in graduate school with the scheme". [Full Article...]

EPL Clubs Vote For Early Closure Of Transfer Window

EPL Clubs Vote For Early Closure Of Transfer Window European leagues will still be able to buy and sell until 31 August, while the Football League's window also remains unaltered. Manchester United and Manchester City were outvoted by other Premier League clubs, over closing the transfer window before the start of the season. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte hails Alvaro Morata, N'Golo Kante displays

Antonio Conte hails Alvaro Morata, N'Golo Kante displays Conte, who is targeting back-to-back Premier League titles, also spoke of the importance of integrating new arrivals into the squad. 'They keep training with us now and they will learn how we play. Conte's men were in control from the off and had the game wrapped up when N'Golo Kante added to Morata's opener on 50 minutes. But the hosts gave themselves a great hope getting something meaningfu... [Full Article...]

Penn State coach James Franklin savagely disses Pitt following Saturday's victory

Penn State coach James Franklin savagely disses Pitt following Saturday's victory This week, we beat Pittsburgh and it was a great win. Last Saturday, Pitt blew a 21-0 first half lead but eventually struggled to an overtime victory against FCS opponent Youngstown State 28-21. "We fed off that play". The fans view the showdown with a different game plan. It's the kind of thing that proves that Pitt and Penn State are, in fact the thing that Franklin is attempting to ... [Full Article...]

Defense Plays Big In Win Over Nebraska

Defense Plays Big In Win Over Nebraska I hope he's alright". He still had his pads on at the end of the game. The game was worrisome from the first snap, and when the Ducks' sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert connected with his receiver in the end zone with only 1:18 off the clock, worry turned to dread. [Full Article...]

Brewers pound Cubs to close the gap

Brewers pound Cubs to close the gap The Brewers will be without perhaps their most reliable starting pitcher as they make a last-ditch run at a playoff spot. Nelson's six games with double-digit strikeouts this season (had 11 in his last start last Friday versus Washington) are the most by a Brewer in a season since Gallardo in 2010 (seven). [Full Article...]

Awe-inspiring Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach final

Awe-inspiring Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach final The 31-year-old Anderson , at 32 in the world, will become the will become the lowest-ranked man to play for the US Open title since the ATP rankings first began back in 1973. He will bid to go one better than Curren, who was runner-up at the 1984 Australian Open final before switching citizenship to the United States ahead of his run to the Wimbledon final. [Full Article...]

Amanda Nunes Beats Valentina Shevchenko by Split Decision at UFC 215

Amanda Nunes Beats Valentina Shevchenko by Split Decision at UFC 215 Borg is in this fight on the strength of a run of five wins in six fights in the UFC. LIVE hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The scheduled co-main event between bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko will now headline UFC 215 , only months after their fight was cancelled on short notice due to illness. [Full Article...]

Keys laments nerves, injury after US Open loss

Keys laments nerves, injury after US Open loss If sone told me then I'd win the US Open , it's imposssible I'd say, absolutely impossible. "I also have no idea how I have done it.just hard work". "Maddie is my best friend on tour", Stephens said. "I know if it had been the other way round she would have supported me so that is what I am going to do for her. [Full Article...]

Del Potro's backhand fails against Nadal

Del Potro's backhand fails against Nadal But today it happened. "Of course I felt when I arrived in Australia that I was playing at a very high level, but then you need to win matches". What he did was magic. And the gutsy 31-year-old has earned a fair share of luck for his hard work and perseverance through some tough years dealing with injury. History is clearly in Nadal's favour considering he's won 68 percent of his grand slam ... [Full Article...]


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