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Mayawati resigns as Rajya Sabha MP in protest over Dalit atrocities

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She has 19 MLAs and that is not good enough to send her to the Rajya Sabha . The format states that the resignation letter should be brief and should not mention the reasons. He said that Mayawati should apologize. A discussion can begin only after the Chair, on the advise of the government, accepts the notice and agrees for a discussion. Read More »

Police say Jaguars player hits man, breaks his glasses

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Cops say the victim didn't have any visible injuries. Fowler was arrested without incident. The man's glasses were knocked off and Fowler stepped on them before taking a grocery bag, which included liquor, from the man and tossing it in a lake. Read More »

Kyrie Irving comments on Cavaliers position entering 2017-18

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The source says LeBron was expecting an "aggressive offseason" but was dismayed when owner Dan Gilbert chose to part ways with GM David Griffin just days before the draft. With Simmons, Joel Embiid , Markelle Fultz, J.J. Redick, Robert Covington, Dario Saric, and a ton of cap space, maybe Philadelphia is truly a realistic destination for James . Read More »

White Sox to send Robertson, Frazier, Kahnle to Yankees

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The former Yankees closer gives NY a trio of top-end relievers with closing experience, replicating what manager Joe Girardi had with Andrew Miller in the pen. Robertson and Kahnle would go a long way towards shoring that up further. Frazier, who is due to be a free agent at season's end, has some pop in his bat (he's hit 16 homers this season and 40 last year) but his.207 batting average might be a drain. Read More »

Diamondbacks acquire RF JD Martinez from Tigers

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Martinez, 29, is hitting.305/.388/.630, with 16 home runs over 232 plate appearances this season. King is only 18 and is in his first-season in the Arizona Rookie League. He is hitting.282 with seven home runs for Double-A Jackson in the Southern League. Arizona (53-39) entered Tuesday's action a half-game in front of the Colorado Rockies for the first wildcard and 5.5 ahead of the Chicago Cubs. Read More »

Wimbledon results: Roger Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title, 19th major

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He lost in the 2014 and 2015 Wimbledon finals to Novak Djokovic , and in the semifinals a year ago after erasing match points to get past Cilic in a five-set quarterfinal. "Honestly, I'm incredibly surprised how well this year is going". "It was a brutal match". History is on Federer's side. Federer followed that up immediately with a brisk service game that gave him a 4-2 edge. Read More »

Sampdoria make bid for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere

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The Eagles almost landed the England worldwide last summer, however Eddie Howe's Bournemouth secured the midfielder's signature on transfer deadline day last August. Sampdoria are reportedly keen to swoop with the club making a £6.2million offer to sign him. Wilshere has one year left on his contract at the Emirates, and The Sun suggests that he is likely to only be allowed to leave Arsenal on loan for this season if he agrees a new deal beforehand. Read More »

Ron Rivera 'surprised' Panthers fired Dave Gettleman

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The team went 12-4 that season, and two years later, they were 15-1 and represented the NFC in the Super Bowl . "The decision was made, and that's what we're going to do", Rivera told Fowler in a phone interview, continuing, "The biggest thing is Dave did a great job for us". Read More »

I want to play in the Champions League - Sanchez

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The British source have mentioned that the Ligue 1 champions do not want to sell their prized asset but Wenger is not ready to give up and will push to get his man. Arsenal will not play in the Champions League next season after finishing fifth in the English Premier League (EPL) last season, two points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool. Read More »

Neymar agrees deal to move to PSG

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It was previously being reported that PSG are only willing to activate the buy-out clause of the Brazilian, if they were confident of agreeing personal terms with him, and that appears to be the case now. Barca did the double over Valverde's Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga last season, while Messi also curled in a free-kick victor to knock Athletic out of the Copa Del Rey in January. Read More »

Antonio Conte signs improved £19 million two-year deal at Chelsea

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The London Evening Standard says Conte has told the Spain global he wants him to stay at the club and help the Blues defend their Premier League title. He also guided the Blues to the FA Cup final, though they were beaten by Arsenal . A brutal training regime was part of the transformation, as was his decision to switch to a three-man central-defensive set-up - his preferred tactic at both Juve and Italy. Read More »

Liverpool receive good news in their pursuit of Naby Keita

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Klopp refused to be drawn on transfer targets RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, saying his primary focus was on seeing his club improve on last season's fourth-placed finish. "Nobody thinks that the players we already have will make the next step, which is also a nice idea". However, Klopp refuses to be deterred in his efforts to bring Keita to Anfield and was keeping calm when questioned about the player on Tuesday. Read More »

Paul Pierce signs contract to retire with the Boston Celtics

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Pierce was the No. 10 overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft following three years at KU and is Boston's all-time leader in three-point field goals (1,823), free throws (6,434) and steals (1,583). He spent 15 seasons with the team, appearing in the third-most games (1,102) in franchise history. "It's an honor to have this opportunity to once again call myself a Boston Celtic", said Pierce in a press release. Read More »

Manu Ginobili finalizing details for return with Spurs

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The 39-year-old is coming off of the worst season of his career, in which he averaged a career-low 7.5 points per game off a lifetime-worst 39 percent shooting clip. Manu Ginobili isn't ready to call it a career just yet. Ginobili has averaged 13.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.4 steals and 25.8 minutes during a career that has spanned 992 games. Read More »

Cowboys owner Jones speaks to Elliott over off-field behaviour

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Elliott entered a no-contest plea that was accepted earlier this month, but later made a decision to file an appeal. That plea was initially accepted July 5. As you well know because of his style of personality, he's like a rock star wherever he goes in terms of attention. "So certainly Zeke is evolving and needing to learn how to deal with the media and social media the way it is today", he said. Read More »

Manchester United end their pursuit of Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier

He did manage to carve out a place for himself, but ever since Victor Wanyama joined last summer, Dier has faced stiff competition in midfield. As for Dier, the opportunity to double his current salary and factors such as him being a United fan as a child have apparently contributed to the player being open to a move north. Read More »

Make Everyday A Mandela Day

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Cape Town -Nelson Mandela Day is a global call to action celebrating the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world and the ability to make an impact. The ambassador said she witnessed a similar spirit in Korean history. "The day brings pride to Africa", said Johannes Mutero, a Zimbabwean who was among a group of South Africans and immigrants who went about donating food parcels to the needy in South Africa's Rosettenville suburbs. Read More »

Home and Away NBA uniform system is changing

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Each team will have four uniforms to choose from ( Nike calls them "editions"): the standard predominately white or predominately colored uniforms, as well as two others that Nike says will draw from each team's heritage. It not only matches Nike's commitment to sustainability, but it wicks sweat 30% faster than current uniforms and dries 15% faster. The new jerseys have a raised Nike swoosh, which will be on retail versions. Read More »

A day on the Tour de France

The Australian rider outsprinted Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen and German John Degenkolb , who were second and third respectively, and took the win on a photo finish. "It was a great day, it went 10 times better than was planned", added Matthews. It was good news for Britain's Chris Froome too, as he retained the overall leader's yellow jersey. Read More »

Francesco Totti confirms retirement, accepts offer as club director at Roma

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The 40-year-old played his final game for Roma in May after 24 years with the capital-city side, and chose to call it a day despite being linked with possible moves to Japan and the United States. "That was my main job, while now we approach something different with the same spirit and the same mind, maybe with even more because having so much experience as a footballer, I have the chance to give a big hand". Read More »

Wimbledon - Men's Doubles: Kubot and Melo win historic final

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Makarova won 6-0 6-0 against Taiwan's Chan Hao-Ching and Romanian Monica Niculescu , under the Centre Court roof and lights in a match that did not get under way until 9.28pm. 1 ranking in men's doubles. The second-seeded Russian pair have now won three of the grand slam events in doubles following their triumph at the French Open in 2013 and the US Open a year later. Read More »

Yankees Have Eyes On White Sox's Robertson And Frazier

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Judge almost brought NY within a run with his deep fly ball to center in the eighth, but Jackie Bradley Jr . reached up and made a spectacular catch to rob Judge of a two-run homer. When Judge was asked about the incident, he said "Hit it to the wrong part of the park to the wrong center fielder", while smiling". "I think it can, depending on who it is", Holliday said. Read More »

Biglia Milan, è ufficiale

La spedizione rossonera partita dall'aeroporto di Milano-Malpensa ieri alle 13 è atterrata al Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport poco prima delle 6.30 ore italiane. Lucas Biglia è sbarcato proprio in questo momento a Linate atteso da circa 70 tifosi rossoneri in festa. Il ds Tare ci ha riso su mentre ascoltava l'audio nella macchina che lo riportava all'albergo dopo l'allenamento mattutino. Read More »