• Amit Shah unveils statue of Deendayal Upadhyaya in Bhopal
Amit Shah unveils statue of Deendayal Upadhyaya in Bhopal

The national general secretaries, including Murlidhar Rao, Kailash Vijayvargiya, Anil Jain and Ram Madhav, and joint general secretaries Saudan Singh, V. "The BJP chief has asked the ministers and party functionaries to begin focussing on Lok Sabha constituencies where the party lost in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections".

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  • Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler shows promise in preseason debut
Miami Dolphins QB Jay Cutler shows promise in preseason debut

Cutler's shoulder is fine, and that's about all Miami had to cheer about. "Once we got out there and [coach] Adam [Gase] was in my ear and we started rolling around". Cutler would've netted a huge 35-yard completion on his first drive that may have led to a Dolphins' score, but it was called back due to a holding penalty.

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  • Atletico Madrid ready to go over £40m for exiled Diego Costa
Atletico Madrid ready to go over £40m for exiled Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid midfielder Gabi has encouraged Diego Costa to respect Chelsea as he pushes for a move to return to the Spanish capital. He has reportedly already been fined two weeks' worth of wages for failing to report to training.

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  • Premier League clubs aiming to shorten transfer window
Premier League clubs aiming to shorten transfer window

Apart from Sigurdsson , the club have spent around £150m in signing Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane, Sandro and Davy Klaassen , among others, as manager Ronald Koeman looks to build a squad deep enough to compete both domestically and in Europe.

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  • QB Blake Bortles leaves locker room without addressing media, but later returns
QB Blake Bortles leaves locker room without addressing media, but later returns

Bortles completed eight of 13 passes for 65 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions Thursday; Henne completed six of 10 passes for 44 yards and no touchdowns with no interceptions. The Bucs ran for 19 yards on the drive and Winston converted two first downs with third -down completions. Allen started his next drive at the Jaguars' 6, but th...

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  • Oakland Raiders Player Charged With Assaulting Sister's Boyfriend in Old Town Pasadena
Oakland Raiders Player Charged With Assaulting Sister's Boyfriend in Old Town Pasadena

Sean Smith #21 of the Oakland Raiders reacts after breaking up a pass intended for Travis Benjamin of the San Diego Chargers during their National Football League game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2016. The former University of Utah star played for Miami from 2009-12 and Kansas City from 2013-15. He is scheduled to be arraign...

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  • 13 dead in Barcelona 'terror' attack
13 dead in Barcelona 'terror' attack

Police also confirmed a man has been arrested in connection with the van attack and dismissed earlier reports that two armed men had barricaded themselves in a local bar after the crash. According to the Agence France-Presse , police are investigating the ordeal as a " terrorist attack ". In a photograph shown by public broadcaster RTVE, three...

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  • Everton move a step closer to Europa League group stages
Everton move a step closer to Europa League group stages

While it was unclear exactly what happened, it seemed as if Torcida was provoked, forcing them to rush the nearby Everton fans in the stands. When play resumed, Everton were able to pick up where they left off and in the 45th minute, their lead was doubled through Gueye, who ran onto a neat pass from Rooney before clipping the ball into the...

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  • Marshawn Lynch Answers Anthem Protest Question with Elephant in the Room Joke
Marshawn Lynch Answers Anthem Protest Question with Elephant in the Room Joke

Later, a third reporter asked Lynch if he has a preference on whether Raiders fans wearing his jersey at this Saturday's exhibition game decide to sit or stand during the anthem. Prior to the Raiders preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals , Marshawn was shown sitting alone on the bench while his teammates stood on the sideline.

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  • Jurgen Klopp reiterates stance on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future
Jurgen Klopp reiterates stance on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future

Liverpool would probably like the transfer window to have closed already, though Klopp did indicate a player or two might be brought in before the end of the month. "I asked the medical department how he is doing and there are no complaints so that is how it is". Look, we are all not silly and we know it's a very hard situation.

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  • Everton finally complete deal for Swansea City midfield star Gylfi Sigurdsson
Everton finally complete deal for Swansea City midfield star Gylfi Sigurdsson

Sigurdsson produced 9 goals and 13 assists in the Premier League last season, starting all but one of the Swans top-flight games. There will be great interest in how the 31-year-old, United and England's record goalscorer, fares back at his old side - and scoring the victor on Saturday in his first Premier League match since the move certainly m...

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  • Seahawks, Justin Britt agree to 3-year, $27 million contract extension
Seahawks, Justin Britt agree to 3-year, $27 million contract extension

He is the first offensive lineman the Seahawks have drafted and extended since Carroll and general manager John Schneider took over the team in 2010. Carroll was asked if the organization spoke with the alleged victim as part of the process.

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  • Josh Gordon's reinstatement not actively being considered by NFL
Josh Gordon's reinstatement not actively being considered by NFL

The Browns quickly produced a video promoting their case to "bring the draft home" and back to Canton, which is the birthplace of the NFL. When Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been eligible to play in the National Football League, his talent has resulted in a Pro Bowl appearance and multiple franchise records, but his accompl...

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  • Tottenham agree £40m deal to sign Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez
Tottenham agree £40m deal to sign Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez

Speculation over the last week has surrounded a move for Ajax's Davinson Sanchez, and a deal for the Colombian worldwide could be drawing ever closer this evening. Today, Tottenham step-up their interest in Davinson Sanchez... He missed the last few days and was obviously not involved against Heracles. Ajax had told Sky Sports News earlier this w...

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  • Jazz on song for maiden tilt at Fiji International title
Jazz on song for maiden tilt at Fiji International title

Singh is delighted the idyllic patch he redesigned is getting airplay worldwide yet detoured into his befuddlement that Australia's flagship Open will be played for a $1.25 million purse in Sydney in November. "Maybe if I had have made the cut and then played well at the weekend I could have got some more world ranking points and got further up the...

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  • Is Jose Mourinho's plan to wait on transfers the right decision?
Is Jose Mourinho's plan to wait on transfers the right decision?

Lindelof did not even make the bench after a hard debut in last week's Super Cup against Real Madrid , but Mourinho says the Swede's time will come. Although the Swede exited the club, it is believed that he is still keen on playing for a few more years. " We had good stability ", Mourinho concluded.

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  • Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal
Tampa teams dedicate funds for Confederate monument removal

Lee in Charlottesville. The NHL's Lightning, NFL's Buccaneers and MLB's Rays all released identical statements Thursday, saying that in light of the race riots in Charlottesville, Va., "we must stand united and committed to diversity and inclusion ..." Hillsborough County Commissioners voted 4-2 on Wednesday to require private fundraising ...

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  • Lemar to Man United? Give them the title now…
Lemar to Man United? Give them the title now…

The 21-year-old is said to have been the subject of plenty of enquiries from the Gunners, although Arsene Wenger's men are believed to have been put off by Monaco's €60million asking price for the player. They have already lost the likes of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Benjamin Mendy and Lemar was seen as a key player to keep around in order to convince Ky...

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  • Liverpool 'not blind' to defensive issues, says Mignolet
Liverpool 'not blind' to defensive issues, says Mignolet

Barcelona were also criticised for claiming that a deal for Ousmane Dembele is close earlier on Thursday by Borussia Dortmund , who insist the opposite is true. Until deals are closed I can't say anything. He (Klopp) would say that, wouldn't he? We know that is where we have to improve. "They had their moments, especially when they changed ...

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  • Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster still struggling with shoulder issues
Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster still struggling with shoulder issues

When we get him for a play-action pass, the next time he's standing there waiting for it. "It was a guy like this that really took me under his wing and showed me the way". "We had one little scuffle but I've never seen one of these joint practices where you haven't". Lynch said he'd like to do even more of these, possibly next summer, once the...

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