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Sports Three militants killed in J-K's Pulwama
Author: 0 Three militants killed in J-K's Pulwama

All the slain militants were of Category-C in police records. Former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa has formed his own outfit, Ansarul Ghazwat-ul-Hind, which is believed to be affiliated to Al-Qaeda. The fire was returned by the troops and in the ensuing gunfight, three militants were killed, the official said. He was rushed to Srinagar hospital, where he succumbed to injuries.

Sports Mexico soccer star Rafa Marquez sanctioned for ties to drug trafficking
Author: 0 Mexico soccer star Rafa Marquez sanctioned for ties to drug trafficking

Marquez has not yet been charged with a crime, and OFAC designation does not indicate that a person will or will not be charged with a crime. The Department said Flores Hernandez has operated independently since the 1980s but "maintains strategic alliances" with other Mexican drug cartel leaders, including the Sinaloa group.

Sports Why is Alexis Sanchez sitting out Arsenal's opening games?
Author: 0 Why is Alexis Sanchez sitting out Arsenal's opening games?

Sanchez's Arsenal future has been subject of intense speculation throughout the off-season with Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain backing out of a chase for the Chilean, who reportedly still interests Manchester City . "Personally, I think he is a hugely talented player, he's on the way up and he will continue to move up because the potential is there", he said. It can happen in pre-season and anyway, I don't think I would have included him on Friday night.

Sports Michael Johnson slams ruling to omit sick Isaac Makwala from 400m final
Author: 0 Michael Johnson slams ruling to omit sick Isaac Makwala from 400m final

The IAAF released a short statement saying: 'Isaac Makwala was withdrawn from the men's 400m final due to a medical condition on the instruction of the IAAF medical delegate'. Makwala's medical representative at the championships Simon O'Brien meanwhile claimed the athlete was "fit and well but being kept away" by the authorities.

Sports Marvin Lewis dealing with blood clot in ankle
Author: 0 Marvin Lewis dealing with blood clot in ankle

NFL Network's Stacy Dales reports Lewis is dealing with a blood clot in his ankle. The team said that they expect him back as soon possible. He had been favoring a leg following practice on Monday. He had made the postseason for five straight seasons before a disappointing 2016 campaign. Lewis will turn 59 years old in September and has accrued a 118-103-3 record in his previous 14 seasons with the Bengals.

Author: 0 No contact with PSG over Sanchez, claims Wenger

The player himself has hinted on more than one occasion that he would like to leave the club, although he also admitted that it was ultimately the club's decision and one which he would respect. "He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while", the Guardian quoted Wenger as saying. "He will not play at Stoke". He said: "I was talking with Arsene yesterday at the managers" meeting and I said "listen we have to talk" and he said "if you have some money, let me know'".

Sports Watford complete £18.5m Gray signing in club-record deal
Author: 0 Watford complete £18.5m Gray signing in club-record deal

The 26-year-old has become Marco Silva's latest summer signing. Earlier this summer, Sweet revealed just how much Luton have raked in from Gray's departure, making it a very profitable transfer for the club. The centre forward began his career with Shrewsbury, before joining Hinckley United and headed to Kenilworth Road in March 2012, going on to score 57 goals in 111 games, firing Luton back into the Football League.

Sports Umpire Joe West suspended over comments about Adrian Beltre
Author: 0 Umpire Joe West suspended over comments about Adrian Beltre

West can be a bit of a curmudgeon at times, but these comments aren't 100 percent serious; in fact, Beltre told reporters Tuesday that West went up to him during a Rangers series in early July and clarified he was kidding . The 64-year old baseball league umpire accumulated 123 postseason games but Gerry's score is 10 ahead from West. Whoa! Whoa!' I had a game with him recently and the pitch was right down the middle.

Sports Contract extension signed by Devonta Freeman
Author: 0 Contract extension signed by Devonta Freeman

The deal has a $15 million signing bonus and includes $22 million in guaranteed money. "This is where I've always wanted to be", Freeman said, according to AtlantaFalcons.com . Instead, he'll make much more. "I want to thank (owner Arthyer) Mr". Freeman missed a key block that arguably lost the Super Bowl for the Falcons but what is often forgotten is that before that is Freeman is a big reason that the Falcons were up in the first place.

Sports Former Warriors Guard Understands Why Kyrie Wants to Leave LeBron
Author: 0 Former Warriors Guard Understands Why Kyrie Wants to Leave LeBron

He should cast a big shadow ... How many guys get there? "When you're a talent (Kyrie) and you're sitting behind a mega-talent - and people can't really see your value - I understand", the former Warriors guard told TMZ Sports . You know Pat Riley is always gunning for another ring with the Heat. "Not that (Irving) couldn't have carried the load, but he probably didn't have enough expectation of himself to do it, because everybody just assumed, 'Well if we lose this one it's OK.' And ...

Sports MLB Players To Wear Nickname Jerseys August 25-27
Author: 0 MLB Players To Wear Nickname Jerseys August 25-27

Game-worn Players Weekend jerseys will be available at MLB.com/auctions, with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward the MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation, a joint effort established in July 2015 to improve the level, effect and ability for kids to play amateur baseball and softball in the US and Canada.

Sports Why Floyd Mayweather Believes Conor McGregor Actually Has Edge In Fight
Author: 0 Why Floyd Mayweather Believes Conor McGregor Actually Has Edge In Fight

SBG Charlestown's Owen Roddy has released the first in his long-awaited series of looks into Conor McGregor's ongoing fight-camp ahead of his showdown with Floyd Mayweather later this month. The betting odds for McGregor continue to improve, which means the public is placing more and more money on him. Mayweather opened as a 12-1 favorite, though those odds have been bet down to 7-1.

Sports Najam Sethi unanimously elected PCB's new chairman
Author: 0 Najam Sethi unanimously elected PCB's new chairman

However Sethi was elected the new PCB chief unopposed. Sethi, a veteran journalist and cricket enthusiast, has been elected as the new chairman of the PCB for the next three years. Arif had assisted the newly-elected chairman in Pakistan Super League (PSL) as well and wasn't been seen as a threat. Sethi had been serving as PSL chief.

Sports Isaac Makwala's London Stadium shut-out after sickness bug
Author: 0 Isaac Makwala's London Stadium shut-out after sickness bug

Van Niekerk is attempting to win the 400m/200m double which hasn't been done at a world championships since American legend Michael Johnson in Gothenberg in 1995. "I met Makwala this afternoon the indications were that he was ready and raring to go". Earlier today, he posted on Facebook that he was feeling very well.

Author: 0 Will Alexis Sanchez Stay Or Will He Leave Arsenal — Sports Betting

Wenger was asked about PSG's interest and said he had not spoken with the club's chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi in "a long time" and he does not expect to hear from him. Arsenal's determination to keep Alexis Sanchez will be tested by a $104 million bid from Paris Saint-Germain, according to The Sun . Wenger insists he will not relent on Sanchez's future though, claiming nothing has changed from last season and that he will not be sold.

Sports Red Sox expect Dustin Pedroia back for Tuesday
Author: 0 Red Sox expect Dustin Pedroia back for Tuesday

Designated hitter Lucas Duda is proving reliable hitting second in the order; shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is shining on defense; and three new relievers are stabilizing a struggling bullpen. Swihart made his first base debut on a rehab assignment with the Gulf Coast Red Sox on Monday. "We couldn't quite figure (Sale) out, he's really good", Rays manager Kevin Cash said.

Sports Carlos Vela heading to LAFC as first DP in club history
Author: 0 Carlos Vela heading to LAFC as first DP in club history

Real Sociedad announced Vela would be leaving the club for MLS in January. Vela will remain at the Anoeta until January before joining the USA expansion club, for whom he will become their first designated player. LAFC made headlines with the recent appointment of former United States national team boss Bob Bradley as the franchise's first head coach. He has made 55 appearances for Mexico.

Sports Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size
Author: 0 Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size

I consider Arsene Wenger , as one of the best coaches in the world, said the Chelsea manager. The Italian said he does not intend signing one player but is rather looking to get in at least two players for the new season. The much-heralded arrivals of Alvaro Morata , Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and the less-celebrated introduction of Willy Caballero, gave us cause for optimism for the upcoming season.