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Celebrities pledge funds to aid Houston after Hurricane Harvey

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John's in downtown Houston] to implement a plan to help as many as we can, ' she added. One of the most notable of the celebrities who have pledged generous but unspecified amount of aid is Beyonce , who herself is a native of Houston . Beyonce was born and raised in Houston , and she will not let the hurricane destroy everything she loves there. Kris Jenner , Kourtney Kardashian , Kim Kardashian , Khloe Kardashian , Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner will donate half a million dollars ... Read More »

By The Numbers: Ohio State Preview

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Shortly thereafter, Wilson was hired as the offensive coordinator at Ohio State . His last game was a 21-0 playoff loss to Wayne (Huber Heights), which featured future Buckeyes All-Big Ten quarterback Braxton Miller . "It's still pretty impressive - the job they did with a kid who is clearly a top-50 caliber player in the class". "They're just very good players and are well coached". Read More »

IRS: Beware of fake charity scams relating to Hurricane Harvey

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey , many residents have been asking what can I do to help? The moving company will provide a truck and driver to collect donations and will likely deliver the supplies to a food bank in Corpus Christie, chamber board member and Cross Sound Ferry terminal manger Andy Binkowski said Thursday. Read More »

Arsenal, Liverpool target Lemar teases Prem pair over future move

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Arsenal and Monaco are believed to have agreed a fee in the region of £92m for Thomas Lemar . The North London club have lodged a £90 million deadline day bid that would break the British transfer record. "I'm a Monaco player, I'm very happy there". Youri Tielemans, Keita Balde , and Steven Jovetic are among the arrivals, as the club look to defend their Ligue 1 title. Read More »

Everything to know about new Jets receiver Jermaine Kearse

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A significant move like this seemed to be in the offing when the Seahawks cleared $5.2 million in salary-cap space for 2017 by restructuring Baldwin's contract, which was reported by ESPN's Field Yates. The Jets also get Seattle's 2018 second-round draft pick, and the teams swapped seventh-round picks. The Jets have a wealth of talent on the defensive line and have been trying to trade Richardson for much of the past year. Read More »

Updates as the Three Lions look for World Cup qualifying win

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Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. However, it was the hosts who came up with the first meaningful shot of the half Andre Schembri - the only player in the Malta squad to play in the top division of a European league for Apollon Limassol in Cyprus - fashioning out a half-volley that whistled past Hart's far post. Read More »

Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels

While July 31 is the non-waiver trade deadline, teams can make deals through August 31 if a player either clears waivers or is claimed by the team acquiring him. Another report says that the Tigers will get pitcher Grayson Long as well as send the Angels a large chunk of cash to offload the contract. In addition to benching Revere, who has played in 21 of the Angels' August games, with majority starts as a left fielder, the Angels also made room on the roster by trading Cameron ... Read More »

Second Person In Clark County Diagnosed West Nile Virus

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Symptoms of West Nile include headache, fever, neck discomfort, muscle and joint aches, swollen lymph nodes and a rash. But some people - less than one percent - can develop serious neurologic illnesses such as encephalitis or meningitis. In addition to human cases, West Nile virus infections have been reported in horses and mosquitoes in Kentucky. To protect your horse against West Nile virus, consult your veterinarian to ensure the current West Nile virus vaccination status of your horse. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley support massive salary for Le'Veon Bell

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The Steelers failed to sign Bell to a long-term deal before the July 17 deadline for franchise-tagged players. Gurley quote-tweeted a Bleacher Report tweet with video of Bell's rap and told Bell that he deserves $20 million per year. Last season, Bell totaled 1,884 yards from scrimmage and nine touchdowns in just 12 games because of suspensions and injuries. The franchise tag still leaves Bell as the league's highest-paid tailback in 2017. Read More »

US Open: Federer beats Tiafoe in 5 sets

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Federer said he anxious about his back in his first-round match against Tiafoe, after he experienced back pain at the Montreal Masters prior to the Open. With a bit of fatigue, that's okay. "That's not something I'm too concerned about". Federer finally overcame Tiafoe in the fifth set, waking up from his fourth-set slumber to seal a place in the second round. Read More »

Sabathia, Yankees top Sox

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A shallow fly ball should have been the second out of the inning, but Mookie Betts didn't call for it on his way in from right field, and Eduardo Nunez got twisted around trying to catch it coming back from second base. "It's what's made him so great for so long", NY manager Joe Girardi said. The veteran lefty had just registered two strikeouts to end the first inning, stranding the bases loaded and showing there was life in the Yankees after a demoralising three-game sweep by Cleveland. Read More »

Lemar named in France team amid Arsenal and Liverpool speculation

The France worldwide has already produced two assists this season as Monaco remain unbeaten in Ligue 1. Lemar has kicked off the current season on a strong note as well, providing two assists in five outings. The Brazilian's possible departure could leave Jurgen Klopp a short of quality playmaking options, with no big creative outlet in his stead now. Read More »

Wozniacki disgruntled to see Sharapova take centre stage at US Open

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Although Wozniacki managed to edge through in the tiebreak and take them into a third set, the momentum had already swung to her opponent, who picked up where she left off in the first set. 10 seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland beat Petra Martic of Croatia 6-4, 7-6 (3), and No. 20 seed Coco Vandeweghe from the United States beat fellow American Alison Riske 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Read More »

Manchester City still very keen on Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

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Listen to the latest edition of The Debate podcast as Jamie Redknapp and Ian Wright discuss Arsenal , Alexis Sanchez , Raheem Sterling and transfers. Mattias is ESPN FC's Arsenal correspondent. Well, not if you're an Arsenal fan. Sterling, of course, was sent off last weekend after he scored a 97th minute victor for Man City at Bournemouth. Read More »

Thomas Lemar scores stunner for France against Netherlands

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Lemar, who has also been the subject of two failed bids from Liverpool , is now due to play for France in Thursday's World Cup Qualifier against the Netherlands at the Stade De France in Paris . France are second in World Cup qualifying Group A, level on points with leaders Sweden and three ahead of Netherlands in third. Sanchez was set to leave for Manchester City but after the Lemar deal fell through, the player will now remain at the Emirates. Read More »

Crystal Palace agree £26m fee for Liverpool's defender, Mamadou Sakho

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While the south Londoners would prefer to sign Sakho, a deal for Mangala would allow them to still fill some other positions of need - including a new goalkeeper and a back-up striker. If the £26m fee is correct, then Liverpool will have made a £8m profit on the 26-year-old, who joined the club from Paris Saint-Germain on deadline day in 2013. Read More »

England fought the Law and the Law won

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Dr Root's prescription was a ticket for the fifth and final day of a game that stood intriguingly poised, with the West Indies 5-0 in their second innings in pursuit of 322 to win. The strongest came from Curtley Ambrose, who branded the performance at Edgbaston , where the tourists were hammered by an innings and 209 runs after losing 19 wickets on the final day, "pathetic", "embarrassing" and "painful to watch". Read More »

Spurs to beat West Ham to Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes

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Pochettino remains hopeful of sealing deals for Ross Barkley and Fernando Llorente in the dying hours of the window but rivals Chelsea are interest in both players. The Addicks have confirmed on their official site that the Ghanaian forward has signed on loan until January 1st, with Forest seemingly missing out on his signature. Read More »

Arsenal players want Alexis Sanchez sold before Thursday

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Lemar is on worldwide duty in Paris on Thursday evening, with France taking on Netherlands in a World Cup qualifier, further limiting time to get a deal done. Shkodran Mustafi's representatives are in Italy as talks over a season-long loan move to Inter have reached an advanced stage while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to complete a move to Chelsea. Read More »

Federer needs 5 sets to edge US teen at Open

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Federer, who also claimed a come-from-behind five-set victory in his first round match against 19-year-old Frances Tiafoe , took advantage of a clearly hobbled Youzhny, who appeared to suffer from muscle cramps midway throughout. Federer beat Frances Tiafoe 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 but only after struggling with his movement in the early stages and then letting the American teenager back into the match. Read More »

Liverpool have accepted a bid from Crystal Palace for Mamadou Sakho

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The France global, who last played for Liverpool in April 2016, had no future at the club after disciplinary issues last season saw him banished from Jurgen Klopp's first-team setup. A loan spell at the beginning of this year at Crystal Palace has sufficiently impressed the Eagles enough to offer £26m for Sakho's full-time services. Read More »

France 4-0 Netherlands

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France dominated Netherlands this morning 4-0 in their World Cup qualifying match at Stade de France in Paris . France took a big step towards qualification for next summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation with the victory in Paris , with Antoine Griezmann getting them off the mark in the 14th minute after exchanging passes with Olivier Giroud before applying a cool finish. Read More »

Uganda give Ghana hope with win over Egypt

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Mohammed Salah came close to getting the equalizer for Egypt but his header was neatly thwarted by skipper Denis Onyango. For Uganda , beating Egypt is the only way to keep the World Cup dream alive even if Cranes have an unblemished road record in their last nine games. Read More »

Conor McGregor on Fighting Jesus: 'I'd Still Whoop His Ass!'

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Diaz has been chasing a third fight ever since but has been forced to wait as McGregor targeted the UFC lightweight title, which he won after defeating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. "I faced him at 170, he beat me, then I rematched him at 170, I beat him", McGregor said in the video via BJPenn.com . The match itself received considerable hype not just from the fans but also from Hollywood celebrities whose interests were piqued by the insults thrown by the fighters at each other. Read More »

US Open: Roger Federer beats Mikhail Youzhny in five-set thriller

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He eventually closed out a victory that earns a second-round meeting with Mikhail Youzhny or Blaz Kavcic , who will play on Wednesday after most of Tuesday's programme was cancelled because of rain. The 19-year-old upset the natural order by winning the first set of their opening round clash, before doubling down to win the fourth. Roger Federer played down concerns over his back injury after a hard-fought five-set win over Frances Tiafoe in the US Open first round. Read More »

Cowboys game with Texans canceled; players say this is bigger than football

But that game has been moved to Dallas, and the Texans went from New Orleans to Dallas because they couldn't fly home. With the devastation that the city of Houston as well as the surrounding areas have sustained due to Tropical Storm Harvey , Houston Texans head coach Bill O'Brien praised the public for how they've helped one another in such a hard situation. Read More »

'I just don't think the game is safe for the brain'

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He was drafted 61st overall by the Arizona Cardinals in 1992. ESPN and ABC college football broadcaster Ed Cunningham is walking away from his TV career due to concerns over brain trauma injuries within the sport of football. Even pro players are quitting the game more frequently. Cunningham made clear that his departure from ESPN had nothing to do with the network or his position there. Read More »

Lions trade former 1st round pick Laken Tomlinson

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The Duke alum was part of the final draft of the Martin Mayhew regime and started 24 games during his two years with the Lions. Tomlinson's career hasn't panned out as originally hoped. So, the Lions have taken advantage of that fact and traded a former first round bust to the San Francisco 49ers . Despite a poor preseason from 2016 sixth-rounder Joe Dahl , the Lions apparently feel comfortable enough with their interior linemen to deal Tomlinson for a fifth-round pick. Read More »