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Vikings give US Bank Stadium a test drive, ahead of opener

Sometimes things even turned out right when they looked to be going wrong. Teddy Bridgewater was sharp in his return from a sore arm, completing 12 of 16 passes for 161 yards and a touchdown in the first half for the Vikings in a 23-10 exhibition victory Sunday over the Chargers in the official unveiling of their new stadium .

Hope Solo breaks down when learning of suspension

Solo was suspended for six months from the National team and her contract was terminated on August 24th for calling Sweden "cowards" after the quarterfinal loss on penalties for the USWNT . And though the federation is compensating Solo with three months of severance pay, not even Reign coach Laura Harvey was entirely sure how her salary would be handled beyond this season .

Hull in double swoop for Mason and Keane

Those reports appear to have been over-hasty, however, and the 25-year-old has ended up at a club a little further down England's east coast. "I can't wait to get started and I see this as a massive opportunity for me". "Also a huge thank you to all the fans who showed their support in me, the club will always be special to me". "It's exciting to be coming back into the Premier League and to be joining Hull", said Marshall.

Mets will have a scout at Tim Tebow's workout

They may not think Tebow is a can't-miss prospect, but for both parties involved, if it turns out to be a success, it will not be at a low-level league or with a disheveled organization; Agiulas has won the Venezuelan crown on five different occasions.

Aguero charged with violent conduct by English FA

That is likely to see Aguero, City's main man up front, miss the Manchester derby against Manchester United on September 10. The post Aguero charged with violent conduct appeared first on Punch Newspapers. Each member of the panel will review the footage and determine if they consider it a sending-off offense. Referee Andre Marriner didn't punish Aguero at the time of the alleged offence, but the FA has chose to take retrospective action on the matter, suspending manager Pep Guardiola's ...

Cal defeats UH in 2016 football season-opener

Hawaii, as they did all day, continued to fight, and were rewarded during the closing of the game, Paul Harris finishing off a frustrating day with a touchdown run. The Bears were able get a field goal after a UH leaping penalty on a Cal punt allowed the Bears to extend a drive. Matt Anderson's 22 yarder was good for a 20-14 lead.

England boss Allardyce defends decision to omit Barkley

Michail Antonio is the only uncapped player in the squad, but it was those not included that proved to be the main talking point. New England boss Sam Allardyce names his first squad on Sunday - for a World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on September 4 - which Barkley is likely to feature in after a strong start to the season with Everton.

Vikings win first National Football League game ever played at U.S. Bank Stadium

He started and played the entire first half against the Chargers , completing 12 of 16 passes for 161 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions. The Vikings has not lost during the exhibition, and the team will be looking to defend their home field on Sunday clash against the Chargers.

Clint Dempsey out of World Cup qualifying due to irregular heartbeat

Dempsey has scored eight goals for the Western Conference side this season, with the Sounders looking to rebound from a slow start to reach the play-offs. "But, obviously, his health comes first and we hope Clint's good with that". The Americans visit St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday then hosts Trinidad and Tobago in Jacksonville, Florida, on September 6.

More than 300 reindeer killed by lightning in Norway

During the weekend, the agency released startling images showing a mass of reindeer carcasses scattered across a small area on the Hardangervidda mountain plateau. "I don't know if there were several lighting strikes, but it happened in one moment". Cattle and sheep are common victims. "That's why it's possible for the lightning to kill so many", he said .

Magnussen escapes big crash at Belgian GP with small injury

Sky Sports commentators said the crash happened at about 150 miles per hour, at which point, Magnussen became a passenger in his own auto. Renault have struggled for pace this season on their return to the sport as a fully-fledged manufacturer.

Durant: Rio Provided Escape From Criticism

It was the 27-year-old Durant - earning his second Olympic gold with the win - who led the team all through the contest, greatly aided by Kyrie Irving, who had won his second National Basketball Association ring with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Kyle Lowry.

Jose Mourinho confirms midfielder has sustained a bad back injury against Hull

We have seen at least three goals in the past six matches between the two teams, and we expect today's fixture to follow suit. "Tonight he came on and gave us diversity in our football". Paul Pogba made his return to his former club and started the game. Phelan's media conference was interrupted when United's press officer returned to the room to pick up Jose Mourinho's phone, which he had left behind, before Phelan jokingly suggested he could have hijacked some of his counterpart's ...

Upton, Blue Jays overcome 5-run deficit, Twins' skid hits 9

Edwin Encarnacion homered and had three RBIs for the Blue Jays who gave the Twins their ninth straight loss. "He's got to learn to continue to trust that he has to change speeds a little bit more", manager Paul Molitor said. He struck out five. There has been no corresponding move on the Blue Jays roster. Fortunately, Travis has said that his hand injury is very minor and that he's ready to play.

Ubisoft delays The Division expansions to improve 'core gameplay experience'

Ubisoft has made a decision to delay the upcoming expansions to their open-world game Tom Clancy's The Division in order to focus on deeper gameplay issues . The core experience needs a lot of work, and Ubisoft has rededicated itself to fixing it. With the introduction of a " Tom Clancy's The Division " Update 1.4, players can expect a greatly improved gameplay as it aims to solve most of the game's known issues.

Rio Police To Charge Ryan Lochte For Filing False Police Report

Brazilian police on August 25 said Lochte will be informed of the indictment so he can decide whether to introduce a defense in Brazil. Each swimmer was let go after cooperating, but Lochte is now stateside and could face an 18-month prison sentence if he returns to Brazil to face the charge.

A Closer Look At One Texas Teacher's No-Homework Policy

Young sent a note to parents last week saying she's trying something new and that any homework would only be items not finished by the student during the school day. And Young's homework ban is backed by a joint study conducted by researchers at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the University of Tulsa.

Banc of California gets naming rights to Los Angeles Football Club stadium

Ground has been broken at the construction site of the brand new Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, which is due to be a key venue should the city succeed with its bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Los Angeles FC broke ground today on the soccer-specific stadium that will be their home starting in 2018. "It demonstrates the commitment we have to California and to Los Angeles".

Chargers go public with Joey Bosa contract stalemate, no deal close

Covered Seahawks for Tacoma News Tribune for six seasons. With Bosa absent, Darius Philon, Tenny Palepoi and Damion Square are getting additional snaps. Contrary to the Chargers, our models are preparing as if Bosa will play all 16 games this season, now projecting him for 44.15 tackles and 4.84 sacks during his rookie campaign.

West Ham begin new era with win after late Michail Antonio goal

The team has already played a Europa League qualifier there. For all West Ham's effort, they didn't look like breaking through until Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter was sent off for a second booking in the 77th minute after chopping down Cheikhou Kouyate.