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Sport Justin Trudeau and Ireland PM do Montreal Pride
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Justin Trudeau said on Sunday that "the fact to enter Canada irregularly does not give any advantage", commenting for the first time the record of migrants who come in large numbers at the border post of Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, since the beginning of the summer.

Sport Conte: So Chelsea aren't title favourites? So what?!
Author: 0 Conte: So Chelsea aren't title favourites? So what?!

Alonso played his part and fully deserves his place in the team, in a back-line which includes fellow Spaniard Marc Bartra of Borussia Dortmund, and Atletico Madrid's Uruguayan defender Jose Gimenez. "We are working hard in training and this win shows that the work pays off". Thursday will see the draw for the group stages of the Champions League, a competition Chelsea missed out on last season and Blues supporters have every reason to be optimistic about their team's chances if they can ...

Sport Wachtell Lipton Leads NBA Tampering Probe Into LA Lakers
Author: 0 Wachtell Lipton Leads NBA Tampering Probe Into LA Lakers

The NBA is using the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to probe the matter, the NBA said. "The Lakers have been cooperative and, at this point, no findings have been made", Mike Bass , the NBA's Executive Vice President of Communications said in a statement.

Sport Barcelona 2-0 Real Betis
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On the pitch, the match took a while to get going as well. There was a defiant attitude among the 56,480 supporters inside the 99,000-capacity stadium after Thursday's events. On Saturday, Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he hopes fans will display the same spirit that was shown in Plaza de Catalunya when hundreds of people gathered in solidarity with the victims and chanted "We are not afraid".

Sport New deal for Armstrong
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Despite the Inverness-born star penning a new deal, other Bhoys supporters feel that this will only be a temporary measure and that the Scotland worldwide will still leave the club in the near future - here are the best tweets. "He brings something a little bit different to the team, he has great energy, he can get around the park and he is a great goal threat with both feet as well".

Sport Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push
Author: 0 Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push

Defensively, Granderson has appeared 1,246 games in center field, 445 games in right field and 59 games in left field. Granderson batted just.228 in 111 games with NY this season but has hit 19 home runs and driven in 52 runs. The 36-year old outfielder is in the final season of a four-year, $60 million contract and became one of the last veterans left on a team that moved Lucas Duda and Neil Walker.

Sport Carolina Panthers: Top takeaways from second preseason game
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers: Top takeaways from second preseason game

The Carolina Panthers visits the Tennessee Titans for an intense football action game in the second week of the 2017 NFL preseason on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at the Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. In the fourth quarter, neither team would score until there was less than three minutes remaining. Carolina dominated the second half and eventually pulled even at 27 with 3:56 left when Graham Gano connected on a 37-yard field goal.

Sport Rugby Championship: New Zealand thrash Australia in Sydney
Author: 0 Rugby Championship: New Zealand thrash Australia in Sydney

The All Blacks had conceded a drawn series to the British and Irish Lions, the backline was changed again, and off-field issues involving bugging, Aaron Smith, and Jerome Kaino were potentially distracting. The result was certain, and New Zealand took a major step toward retaining the Bledisloe Cup which it has held since 2003. New Zealand seemed headed for an historic winning margin but the tide turned.

Sport Franklin contract extension approved
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Previously, Sports Illustrated is reporting it's a six-year deal worth close to $5.8 million per year. Franklin's 2017 salary remains at $4.3 million but increases to $6.25 in 2022. Franklin, who directed Penn State to the No. 5 CFP and No. 7 final ranking in 2016, has mentored 44 players who've matriculated to the National Football League during his initial six years as a head coach.

Sport Tom Brady, Deshaun Watson share mutual admiration after Patriots-Texans joint practice
Author: 0 Tom Brady, Deshaun Watson share mutual admiration after Patriots-Texans joint practice

I could practice every day", the future Hall of Famer said . He is the favorite in Las Vegas to win MVP in the 2017 season. "She couldn't be any better considering everything she's gone through, and everyone in our family is so happy, she's got some tests back that were really positive, and she's on the road to recovery, so we're all very happy with that".

Sport Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final
Author: 0 Zverev Overpowers Hobbled Federer in ATP Montreal Final

Federer holds a 2-1 edge in career meetings with the German, including a victory on grass in June. Zverev stretched his match winning run to nine. The US$220,760 he earned by reaching the semifinals more than doubled his career prize money.

Sport US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards
Author: 0 US Open announces Sharapova among 2017 wildcards

The 30-year-old, who has plummeted to 148th in the world rankings, was denied a wild-card for this year's French Open . Sharapova is being given a wild card entry into the tournament, with the U.S. Other wild card entrants includes Taylor Townsend , Kayla Day , Sofia Kenin , Ashley Kratzer , Brienne Minor and Amandine Hesse . But in the triumph, Sharapova suffered the forearm injury that has sidelined her since, even after arriving in Cincinnati hopeful of playing as a ...

Sport The Yankees Have Struggled In One-Run Games
Author: 0 The Yankees Have Struggled In One-Run Games

But Devers quickly figured out Chapman, and the youngest player in the American League did something only one other lefty had done in Chapman's entire career, hitting the fastest-thrown home run pitch in at least a decade. Both runs came on a homer in the eighth inning. "A little bit more fun being at Yankee Stadium , where it's enemy territory". They have 46 games remaining, including seven with Boston, but the Red Sox have been playing good baseball for a couple of months and the ...

Sport Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch Protests The National Anthem During White Terrorist Rally

Lynch, the ex-Seattle running back who came out of retirement this year to sign with his hometown Raiders , sat on an orange cooler with his arms resting on his knees, while others around him stood. The decision by Lynch to sit comes the same day that civil unrest rocked the city of Charlottesville, Va. Lynch's motivations for sitting during the anthem are unclear, but it's possible he was doing so in protest and in an homage to Kaepernick.

Sport Usain Bolt guides Jamaica through to his farewell final in 4x100m relay
Author: 0 Usain Bolt guides Jamaica through to his farewell final in 4x100m relay

We waited a really long time. But none of the sprinters from the teams that did win medals had a similar problem to Bolt's, not even Justin Gatlin , the 35-year-old American who had upset Bolt in the 100-meter sprint here (and who was booed again by some members of the sellout crowd during introductions).

Sport Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions
Author: 0 Iran Adds Funding to Missiles, Guards After New US Sanctions

In a session on Sunday, a total of 240 politicians out of 244 present voted to allocate $520m to develop the country's missile programme and boost foreign operations of the paramilitary troops, with only one abstention. According to the bill, Iran's combined government and military apparatus is tasked with devising a comprehensive strategic plan to counter the "US threats" within a period of six months following ratification of the bill.

Sport Cardinals 'rally cat' reportedly found, could be reunited with team
Author: 0 Cardinals 'rally cat' reportedly found, could be reunited with team

After the game, a fan insisted on taking the cat home, but it escaped when the fan tried to handle it. She then abruptly left with the cat. After making his (it's a he!) first grand appearance on the field Wednesday night in St. St. Louis Feral Cat Outreach trapped this kitty at the City Garden overnight. Seconds after grounds crew member Lucas Hackmann captured the furry friend, CATcher Yadier Meowlina hit a grand slam to take the lead and litter-ally cement Rally Cat's place in history.

Sport Pochettino promises end-of-the-window transfers at Spurs
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But the Argentine did observe following a heavy friendly defeat to Manchester City that his side were a "little behind", adding the arrival of big name players would provide the likes of Dele Alli and Harry Kane with the ideal motivation to match last season's exploits.

Sport New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox
Author: 0 New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

And he wasted little time making an impact. The Yankees would pad their lead. Carrasco had a no-hitter until Logan Morrison hit a two-out single in the seventh. But in the first of 10 key games between the AL East rivals in 24 days, Didi Gregorius and Todd Frazier followed Hicks' home run with RBI singles and Ronald Torreyes hit a sacrifice fly as the Yankees took a 5-3 lead and rebounded to close within 3½ games of the Red Sox.

Sport Philadelphia Eagles trade Jordan Mathews to Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles trade Jordan Mathews to Buffalo Bills

The options are definitely available now to the Bills, but what will happen for them next? As a result of the trade , Buffalo avoids Watkins' huge payday. Matthews has been the Eagles most dependable receiver - even before the Carson Wentz era took over - but a mix of career-low numbers in 2016 plus the Eagles additions of Alshon Jeffrey and Torrey Smith made the 25-year-old more expendable.