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Sports $600000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles
Author: 0 $600000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles

It is the largest Mega Million prize in IL lottery history . There was no overall victor in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing , sending the jackpot soaring past $500 million. So, if you were lucky enough to win both, all of your problems would have quickly evaporated. The Illinois Lottery urges the victor to immediately sign the back of the ticket and keep it in a safe place until he or she visits one of the lottery's five price centers: Springfield, Fairview Heights, Chicago, Des ...

Sports Floyd Mayweather Expands Business Empire, Announces Mayweather Boxing & Fitness
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather Expands Business Empire, Announces Mayweather Boxing & Fitness

Boxer Bomber - who succeeded in setting up a fight with British MMA pioneer Michael Bisping on the back of the billion-dollar August 26 show - backs the Money Man . McGregor is accustomed to fighting in 4-ounce gloves, but the Nevada State Athletic Commission typically requires boxers to fight in 10-ounce gloves when competing at 154 pounds or more, USA Today noted, with more padding to absorb more shock generated by higher bodyweights.

Sports Sharapova Awarded US Open Wild Card
Author: 0 Sharapova Awarded US Open Wild Card

Two years before, at 17, Sharapova won her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon . The Russian star is now ranked no. 148 in the world as she continues to fight through her comeback year since her 15 month doping ban . Sharapova was suspended 15 months for her use of meldonium, a banned substance, and has returned to mixed reactions from fans and competitors. Sharapova was offered the chance to enter Wimbledon via qualifying rounds (but withdrew with injury), and before that missed ...

Sports Transfer Window reform: Premier League giants ponder next move
Author: 0 Transfer Window reform: Premier League giants ponder next move

Under the proposed rules, clubs will still be able to bring in players from other leagues and sell players to clubs from other leagues until the end of August, but all transfers from PL club to PL club will have to be finalized before the start of the new season.

Sports Manchester City's Pep Guardiola:
Author: 0 Manchester City's Pep Guardiola: "We have to try to improve".

That was as much of a test as City's backline got, and they never looked in serious danger of suffering an opening weekend upset in the manner of some of their title rivals. "We're raring to go". Sergio Aguero finally smashed City into the lead before they added a second when Brighton defender Lewis Dunk headed into his own net.

Sports Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery
Author: 0 Former Big Spring Steer Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending ACL surgery

NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala initially provided some optimism for Tannehill and the Dolphins when she reported there was no structural damage to the knee. Tannehill missed the final four games of last season with two sprained ligaments in his knee, and he reinjured it a week into training camp. Miami expects Tannehill to return in 2018 and compete for, if not immediately reassume, its starting quarterback job.

Sports Wenger:
Author: 0 Wenger: "Chamberlain is a player on the up"

Oxlade-Chamberlain's future at the Emirates is in serious doubt as he's inside the final year of his contract and has so far refused to sign an extension despite lengthy talks with Arsenal officials. "I think in his career he had some bad moments because he had some small injuries", Wenger said of Oxlade-Chamberlain. "He'll continue to move up because the potential is there".

Sports Backed Herman seizes lead at PGA Championship
Author: 0 Backed Herman seizes lead at PGA Championship

Once Spieth made the turn things didn't get any better. Still, Spieth didn't shoot himself out of the tournament, making birdie on the par-5 seventh and another on the eighth after stuffing a wedge to two feet. Then came cancer surgery for his mother, Dening, which pushed him to withdraw from the World Golf Championships Match Play. "I felt awful about it", Koepka said, although he had not shouted the traditional warning of "fore" following his drive.

Sports Undercard announced for Mayweather vs McGregor fight
Author: 0 Undercard announced for Mayweather vs McGregor fight

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will at least entertain the possibility of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor wearing lighter boxing gloves in their highly anticipated fight later this month in Las Vegas . Despite all the praise he heaped on McGregor this week, Mayweather promises he's still got some fight left in him. 'You don't quite know what we're going to get from Mayweather.

Sports Vince Wilfork announces retirement in hilarious fashion
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork announces retirement in hilarious fashion

Wilfork started as a first-round pick in 2004, emerging as a young contributor to the 2004 Super Bowl champs. "Peace out! I'm out of here!" Wilfork, a defensive tackle, appeared in 189 games during his 13-year career. It's could be a late one for fans of Wilfork. He was a mentor to numerous players as they entered the league, and having him back in New England could benefit this young Patriots defense.

Sports Aston Villa sign Tottenham youngster Josh Onomah on season-long loan
Author: 0 Aston Villa sign Tottenham youngster Josh Onomah on season-long loan

Steve Bruce has added to his summer signing spree, with the signing of Josh Onomah on a season-long loan from Spurs. The England Under-21 worldwide is one of the best and most promising young players in England, and it may have come as a surprise to Tottenham fans when it was announced that the midfielder was leaving on loan for a club in the Championship .

Author: 0 How to watch and stream 2017 National Football League preseason

Don't expect to see franchise quarterbacks Carson Palmer or Dak Prescott play maybe more than a series on Thursday night. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians announced this week he will play no starters against Dallas in the NFL Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.

Sports No structural damage to Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill's knee
Author: 0 No structural damage to Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill's knee

Tannehill fell awkwardly on the sideline while scrambling and didn't get up. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reported that the injury was to his leg after going out of bounds. Backup quarterback Matt Moore , who went 2-2 while filling in for Tannehill a year ago, took over first-team reps for the Dolphins for the remainder of practice.

Sports Ravens Owner Reportedly Showing 'Resistance' Signing Kaepernick
Author: 0 Ravens Owner Reportedly Showing 'Resistance' Signing Kaepernick

ESPN's Dianna Russini seemed to confirm that assumption Wednesday morning, as she reported multiple owners around the league have gone out of their way to avoid signing Kaepernick . With Joe Flacco now sidelined due to a back injury, Baltimore is expected to be in search of another potential QB for insurance alongside current backup Ryan Mallett .

Sports Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again
Author: 0 Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again

The 20-year-old now has six gold medals at the meeting and can tie Michael Phelps' record of seven - set at the 2007 championships in Melbourne - with success in the men's 4x100m medley relay on Sunday. The 20-year-old Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle in 8 minutes, 12.68 seconds, which was almost 8 seconds off her world record at last summer's Rio Olympics , where she won five gold medals.

Sports Elevated to Ace, Luis Severino Shows His Electric Stuff
Author: 0 Elevated to Ace, Luis Severino Shows His Electric Stuff

It was the big moment some have experienced in their home debuts for the Yankees but this was notable for another reason and it ended with center fielder Brett Gardner teasing him and another teammate jokingly asking him for the ball. NY has won consecutive series after going 0-8-2 in series after sweeping Baltimore June 9-11. Cincinnati turned a triple play for the first time since September 12, 1995, against the Florida Marlins.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich defeat Chelsea 3 - 2 in pre-season game

Bayern were clearly keen to make up for Saturday's embarrassing 4-0 defeat to AC Milan in Shanghai and Conte's side had perhaps underestimated the impact of that result on their opponents. Bayern struck three times in the first half with Rafinha opening the scoring and Thomas Muller clutching two for himself. James could have put the game out of Chelsea's reach but missed two flawless chances to score while Conte reacted by bringing on Morata for his Chelsea debut.

Author: 0 Manchester United v Real Madrid: International Champions Cup

But Mourinho said there was no way the 26-year-old would be making a move this off-season and he believes the shot-stopper is happy at Old Trafford . "So I say nothing, I just keep saying the same because I never hide". All the lads in the team are helping a lot, so I am settling in. "I can't wait to get started and I'm looking forward to getting to know my new team-mates over the coming weeks".

Sports Sevilla signs Nolito from Manchester City
Author: 0 Sevilla signs Nolito from Manchester City

Nolito had previously played under Guardiola at Barcelona and was his second signing as City boss, arriving at the Etihad shortly after German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan. He did not start a league game - or score a goal - in 2017. Last month the forward moaned about the Manchester weather claiming his daughter had changed colour due to the lack of sun and he had not learnt much English.

Sports Froome loses yellow jersey as rivals sense weakness on tough finish
Author: 0 Froome loses yellow jersey as rivals sense weakness on tough finish

The Sardinian ace came third and is now six seconds ahead of ex leader and three-time victor Chris Froome of Britain. A number of riders were penalised 20 seconds in the general classification standings for taking illegal bottles in the final 10 kilometres of the stage, including Rigoberto Uran who could have otherwise closed to within 35 seconds of the yellow jersey.

Sports Venus Williams Powers Her Way Into Wimbledon Finals
Author: 0 Venus Williams Powers Her Way Into Wimbledon Finals

And today the 26-year-old plays Venus Williams on Centre Court in the Wimbledon semi-finals, an achievement that has not been matched since Virginia Wade in 1977. "They're definitely here with me, for sure", Williams said . "He was someone who approached his work with me in a very holistic manner". "I am very happy and very pleased to be representing Great Britain, that is my home", Konta said, according to The Independent .

Sports Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope amid Avery Bradley trade
Author: 0 Pistons renounce rights to Kentavious Caldwell-Pope amid Avery Bradley trade

The Pistons considered Caldwell-Pope expendable after swinging a trade Friday morning with the Boston Celtics to acquire shooting guard Avery Bradley , along with a second-round draft pick, in exchange for forward Marcus Morris . Caldwell-Pope's -1.4 nERD would position him 5th among Lakers players now locked in for the 2017-18 season. Last year, he averaged 13.8 points on a career-high 35.0 percent shooting from three, including 36.8 percent on catch-and-shoot attempts .

Sports Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco
Author: 0 Cowboys player Damien Wilson arrested in Frisco

Wilson, the third-year linebacker, was taken into custody on Tuesday and was released Monday morning after bonding out at $10,000 for each of the two charges. Wilson, who was taken with a fourth-round pick in the 2015 draft, started six games a year ago and recorded a total of 34 tackles. Originally a fourth-round pick out of Minnesota , he was most definitely a player the Cowboys were banking on to produce in a big way.

Sports Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash
Author: 0 Demare wins Tour de France stage four; Thomas, Cavendish crash

Cavendish raced on Sagan's right and near 150 metres to race in the 207.5-kilometre stage, but he ran out of space as Sagan drifted right. He was seen leaving the area with his arm in a sling. "I will definitely need stitches in this finger, it's bleeding a lot", Cavendish told reporters. By that point, Julien Vermote was at the front of the bunch, setting the pace behind the day's six escapees and permanently controlling the gap, which didn't go beyond three minutes: Frederik Backaert ...

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