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Sport Pahlaj Nihalani takes on the casting couch
Author: 0 Pahlaj Nihalani takes on the casting couch

For a man who had objected to the use of the word intercourse in Shah Rukh Khan's Jab Harry Met Sejal , it seems now that skin isn't sin anymore. Well this is not the first time that Nihalani has been associated with controversies - during his career as producer, he made several films, such as Andaz and Aankhein , that included suggestive scenes.

Sport Neymar moves into sprawling mansion near PSG training ground
Author: 0 Neymar moves into sprawling mansion near PSG training ground

PSG president Nasser Al Khelaifi said: "It was essential for French football that we keep and help develop such a great talent in our championship". Paris St-Germain are confident they will comply with Financial Fair Play rules despite UEFA opening an investigation over the signing of Neymar this summer for a world-record pounds 203.6 million and the extraordinary deal for Kylian Mbappe that could rise to £165.1 million.

Sport FSU QB Deondre Francois Reportedly out for Season with Leg Injury
Author: 0 FSU QB Deondre Francois Reportedly out for Season with Leg Injury

For most of three quarters on Saturday night, No. 1 Alabama couldn't pull away from No. 3 Florida State in their season opener at the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game. "They've got a great defensive team, and it took everything that we had in all facets of the game". Guess what, the 'Noles lost by 17 points but there was a defensive pass interference that went uncalled against Alabama that caused FSU too.

Sport Italian Grand Prix: Hamilton takes championship lead as Monza mixes things up
Author: 0 Italian Grand Prix: Hamilton takes championship lead as Monza mixes things up

Hamilton took the chequered flag at Monza ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas , with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel recovering from eighth place on the grid to finish third in the team's home race. With his first victory in 2008, during his Toro Rosso season, Vettel proved that anything can happen, even when the odds are stacked against you. The popular Australian remains hopeful Red Bull can push hard in the second half of the season and build towards a big year in 2018.

Sport Outrageous' to say England don't care - Southgate
Author: 0 Outrageous' to say England don't care - Southgate

It is more than 50 years since England last won a major trophy - when they triumphed on home soil to lift the 1966 World Cup - and many members of Gareth Southgate's squad were involved in the team's woeful exit from Euro 2016 which culminated with a humiliating defeat by unheralded Iceland.

Sport Recovery Process 'Far From Over' In Texas — Red Cross Volunteer
Author: 0 Recovery Process 'Far From Over' In Texas — Red Cross Volunteer

The American Red Cross of the Mahoning Valley is gathering donations to ensure relief is provided to those in need and not into the hands of the wrong individuals. Jones hopes to be deployed within two weeks. Click on the link in the Related Links box for more information. But, he says, volunteering is more important.

Sport Sanchez and Bird power Yankees past Boston Red Sox 6-2
Author: 0 Sanchez and Bird power Yankees past Boston Red Sox 6-2

Following Sabathia's error on a first-inning bunt attempt by Red Sox second baseman Eduardo Nunez , he walked two batters to load the bases with one out before escaping the jam unscathed. Going back to last season, Sabathia has won his past five starts against the Sox without allowing more than two runs in any of them. He posted six innings of one-run ball with four hits and five walks.

Author: 0 Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to Angels

He's a four-time All-Star in 11 seasons with Arizona, Atlanta, San Diego and Detroit . The Angels, who began Thursday one game behind the Twins for the second wild-card spot and two games back of the Yankees for the first spot, acquired slugger Justin Upton from the Tigers, The Athletic reported .

Sport Chelsea in talks with Swansea over Fernando Llorente
Author: 0 Chelsea in talks with Swansea over Fernando Llorente

Mauricio Pochettino's side had the bid accepted by Swansea on Thursday morning [31 August] after agreeing to improve the terms previously offered by the Blues . Swans boss Paul Clement however, tends to favour a return to South Wales for Wilfried Bony who has failed to impress at Manchester City . The 32-year-old left Athletic Bilbao, where he scored 118 goals in 333 appearances, for Turin in 2013, but after a promising first season with Juventus , his playing time rapidly diminished.

Sport Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to 'formalise' transfer
Author: 0 Mahrez leaves Algeria camp to 'formalise' transfer

In a statement released on Twitter, the Algerian Football Association said: "Mahrez [is] allowed to go formalise his transfer to a new club". As well as these two midfield options, the Blues are also attempting to bring in Torino wing-back Davide Zappacosta , who Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is believed to be a keen admirer of.

Sport Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open
Author: 0 Sharapova Claims First Victory In US Open

Five-time Grand Slam champion Sharapova closed her remarks to a supportive crowd by saying that behind her fancy dress and sparkly crystals, "This girl has a lot of grit and she's not going anywhere". 1 but is now 146th. In the men's part, Zverev, whose five ATP titles this year include a win over Roger Federer in this month's Montreal final, fell to 61st-ranked Croatian Borna Coric 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (1), 7-6 (4).

Sport Liverpool prepared to spend 'whatever it takes' to sign Van Dijk
Author: 0 Liverpool prepared to spend 'whatever it takes' to sign Van Dijk

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Van Dijk - as part of a swap-deal involving Theo Walcott - to bolster their shaky back-line. The rumours surrounding the Dutchman's move to Liverpool haven't went away despite Saints stating they would not be selling van Dijk on numerous occasions and that is surely due to obsessive Liverpool fans polluting social media.

Sport Houston Texans work at Dallas Cowboys' facility as Hurricane Harvey devastates Houston
Author: 0 Houston Texans work at Dallas Cowboys' facility as Hurricane Harvey devastates Houston

But the teams and league ultimately chose to call the game off so Texans players could return home and be with their families. The Dallas Cowboys confirmed that Thursday's preseason finale with the Houston Texans has been canceled. The Houston Texans started to work out at the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility on Monday morning after being displaced due to the catastrophic flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey on the Houston area.

Sport US Open: Angelique Kerber in crisis after first round exit
Author: 0 US Open: Angelique Kerber in crisis after first round exit

Open , the first defending champion eliminated in the first round in 12 years. Kerber said: "It was not my day, completely not my day today". "I'm always trying my best and also my team is trying the best, and I think this was also during the whole year I always had some small things that (prevented me from) playing my best".

Sport Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Loses Title
Author: 0 Gervonta Davis Misses Weight, Loses Title

Davis was overweight Friday for his scheduled title defense on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Watch - Was McGregor packing heat at weigh-in? The crowd were not pleased with the showboating as the fight wore on in his bout with previously undefeated Puerto Rican Francisco Fonseca .

Sport Jerry Jones Will Send Cowboys Lawyer For Ezekiel Elliott's Appeal
Author: 0 Jerry Jones Will Send Cowboys Lawyer For Ezekiel Elliott's Appeal

These latest findings cast doubt on Elliott's chances of a penalty reduction and that this ordeal will conclude on August 29 when the appeal is heard. Elliott is the defending rushing champion and was the primary reason the Cowboys thrived in the immediate aftermath of Tony Romo's season-ending injury last preseason.

Sport Johnson tops Spieth in NY thriller
Author: 0 Johnson tops Spieth in NY thriller

After injuring his right knee when he slipped while hitting a shot on the final hole of the third round, Lucas Glover, who entered the week No. 55 in the FedExCup, received treatment from the on-site Player Performance Center to return on Sunday and shoot a final-round 71.

Sport Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel Mercedes move
Author: 0 Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel Mercedes move

Asked by Sky F1's David Croft if he feared unreliability could hamper his title bid, Hamilton said: "I don't". However, the new deal means that the 30-year-0ld will race for the Italian squad until the end of the 2020 season. With Vettel unavailable, and Red Bull duo Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo tied to contracts next year, this increases the chances of Valtteri Bottas staying with Mercedes next year.

Sport Chiefs Running Back has Torn PCL, Likely Will Miss Entire Season
Author: 0 Chiefs Running Back has Torn PCL, Likely Will Miss Entire Season

Not only does Hunt have an National Football League frame and well-rounded skill set, his most impressive trait might be his ball security. Chiefs fans and Spencer Ware fantasy owners shook their heads in disbelief Friday night when the starting running back went down with an injury.

Sport Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino: Wembley was not the problem
Author: 0 Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino: Wembley was not the problem

Publicly at least, Tottenham is not blaming Wembley where it will play all its matches this season. "It was hard because they were tough and it was a tough game". I can't see them winning this though. The Clarets' last win away at Tottenham was a 4-1 League Cup victory in January 1983. The sides met at Wembley in the 1962 FA Cup final, when Spurs won 3-1.

Sport Aus stumble after Shakib, Tamim fight
Author: 0 Aus stumble after Shakib, Tamim fight

Earlier, winning the toss and opting to bat, Bangladesh had a disastrous start as they lost three wickets at the score of 10. Already Australia's best ever offspinner, Lyon added two more accomplishments after taking three wickets during day one of the first Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka .

Sport Dana White Turns Down Invitation To Ronda Rousey's Wedding
Author: 0 Dana White Turns Down Invitation To Ronda Rousey's Wedding

According to UFC President Dana White, former bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey will get married to UFC heavyweight Travis Browne on the very same day. "Of all the days, she's like, 'I'm getting married, '" White said. Despite her recent loss to Holly Holm in November 2015 followed by another one against Amanda Nunes in December 2016, the fearless fighter has not announced any desire to retire from the sports.

Sport Michael Schumacher's son to drive at Spa
Author: 0 Michael Schumacher's son to drive at Spa

Vettel has a 14-point lead on Hamilton for first in the series right now. Britain and Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton . He won a record five consecutive titles in a row with Ferrari between 2000 and 2004 - claiming his seventh world title at Spa - before retiring in 2010.

Sport Hamilton bounces back to top Belgian Grand Prix practice
Author: 0 Hamilton bounces back to top Belgian Grand Prix practice

However, Hamilton launched a thinly-veiled dig at Vettel but insisting he couldn't cope alongside him and he would not enjoy the same No.1 status as he does at Ferrari . "I'm not happy with myself, not happy with the vehicle, so I think we have a little bit to come", he said. I want you guys to be standing there with those boards: "10, 10, 10", he said.

Sport Woakes back for England in second Test at Headingley
Author: 0 Woakes back for England in second Test at Headingley

West Indies have not announced a final 11, but regular spearhead Shannon Gabriel and leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo would be under strong consideration for places in the line-up. Middlesex seamer Roland-Jones has taken 14 wickets in his three Tests, including a five-for on debut, but Woakes enjoyed a fine summer previous year with bat and ball to ensure he returned once over a side strain.

Sport Odell Beckham Jr. Considering $100 Million Insurance Policy
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr. Considering $100 Million Insurance Policy

A young Dallas Cowboys secondary may be able to breathe a little easier as the season opener against the New York Giants inches closer. Beckham was " very sore " on Tuesday morning, a source told ESPN . If it's a low or lateral ankle sprain you'd expect Beckham to get back into the mix pretty quickly, but a high ankle sprain would keep him out for longer.

Sport Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada
Author: 0 Leo Varadkar meets with Justin Trudeau during visit to Canada

He dismissed criticism of Ireland's abortion laws from the United Nations committee against torture, saying: "One thing I would be very firm about is that whatever laws we have in Ireland, those laws should be determined by either the Irish people through a referendum or through the Oireachtas voting democratically".

Sport RIP Jerry Lewis | Actor, Director, Comedy Legend (1926-2017)
Author: 0 RIP Jerry Lewis | Actor, Director, Comedy Legend (1926-2017)

The legendary entertainer - who rose to fame in the 1950s as one half of comedy duo Martin and Lewis with singer Dean Martin - passed away on Sunday (08.20.17) at 9.15am at the age of 91 at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. And Mr. Lewis in particular was a bridge of sorts, reviving the physical comedy of the early film era and passing it along to comic minds still in the formative stages.

Sport National Basketball Association to investigate Pacers tampering allegation of Lakers
Author: 0 National Basketball Association to investigate Pacers tampering allegation of Lakers

Paul George is not a member of the the Los Angeles Lakers. Yet. The NBA is now investigating the Lakers with the aid of an independent law firm. "We have asked both teams to refrain from commenting while the investigation is ongoing". (Hell, that tweet alone is borderline tampering .) Still, the odds of this leading to anything of substance, much less a barring of George signing with Los Angeles (which would seem to hurt George as much or more than the Lakers) is slim.

Sport Dodgers option Pederson to make room for Granderson
Author: 0 Dodgers option Pederson to make room for Granderson

After beating the Detroit Tigers Friday night to push their league leading record to 86-34, the Los Angeles Dodgers are reportedly involved in a trade that will bring outfielder from the New York Mets to the Dodgers. He also has played in 51 postseason games, tied for the 14th most among active players. The Dodgers have two more games against the Tigers this weekend.

Sport FC Barcelona to play without names
Author: 0 FC Barcelona to play without names

Fans and players alike wore shirts blazoned with " Barcelona " on the back as they commemorated victims of the deadly Spain attacks as Barcelona kicked off their first game of the league season under tight security. Meanwhile, long-term absentee Rafinha Alcantara and Luis Suarez are also ruled out for the game against Betis, with the Uruguay global expected to be out of for around four weeks due to a knee injury suffered in the Wednesday's defeat at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Sport Terence Crawford Crushes Julius Indongo in Three To Unify
Author: 0 Terence Crawford Crushes Julius Indongo in Three To Unify

Crawford's quick victory sent a capacity crowd of 12,121 into a frenzy at Pinnacle Bank Arena, about a 45-minute drive from Crawford's hometown of Omaha. The 34-year-old Indongo, who is unfamiliar to most boxing fans in the United States, landed very few punches in the three rounds as he dropped to 22-1 overall.