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Man United's Lukaku has room for improvement - Giggs Man United's Lukaku has room for improvement - Giggs
- August 02, 2017

Manchester United have already spent £130million on new talent. There is still a chance Lukaku will get help from Ibrahimovic in the second half of the season if the 35-year-old recovers well enough from knee surgery to sign a short-term deal but, until then, Giggs says Lukaku will need help from his United teammates to share the responsibility in front of goal. (more...)
Ex-Warriors Guard Agrees to One-year Deal With New Orleans Ex-Warriors Guard Agrees to One-year Deal With New Orleans
- August 02, 2017

Clark, who had his jersey retired at Germantown High School previous year, was a backup guard for the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors last season. He averaged seven points and shot 37 percent from three-point range. It was nearly certain that Ian Clark would move on from the Warriors this offseason. (more...)
Klopp praises Moreno for Bayern display Klopp praises Moreno for Bayern display
- August 02, 2017

Moreno started for the Reds in their impressive 3-0 Audi Cup victory over Bayern Munich last night, and played one of his better games for the club. I just hope he can play really soon. Rivalry with Bayern: "There is no problem with coming to Munich, I felt comfortable playing here, I came here with other teams and this hasn't got anything to do with Dortmund..." This news is no doubt a major boost for the Reds, who will need as many fir players as possible as they prepare for a ... (more...)
Sturridge calms concerns after Liverpool striker gets injured while scoring
- August 02, 2017

Reflecting on his goal against Bayern", he added: "The first time I was running through, I wanted to do that but he didn't come out. "The goal was great and he had a chance just before that". "I've trained almost every session. I am looking forward to the season and hopefully we can have some success". When asked how his team is shaping up, Klopp replied: "As a manager, I look at that, and maybe it's [because of] tiredness that it hasn't been 100 per cent but I see that we're getting there". (more...)
Liverpool cruise past Bayern in Audi Cup
- August 02, 2017

Sturridge will undergo a scan after injuring his thigh during Tuesday's Audi Cup match against Bayern Munich , according to manager Jurgen Klopp . The England striker now faces a race to be fit for Wednesday's final against Atletico Madrid, and perhaps Liverpool's season opener at Watford on August 12. (more...)
Australia Flanker To Replace Stephen Moore As Captain Australia Flanker To Replace Stephen Moore As Captain
- August 02, 2017

Flanker Hooper has won 68 caps for his country and led the Wallabies throughout 2014 when Moore was injured. Hooper's decision-making has often come under fire, in particular following the shock loss to Scotland in June , but the fact the Wallabies squad is hardly bursting with candidates for skipper meant the 25-year-old's ascension to the role in an official capacity was a mere formality. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge injured while scoring for Liverpool against Bayern Munich Daniel Sturridge injured while scoring for Liverpool against Bayern Munich
- August 02, 2017

Asked about the seriousness of the injury after the game , Klopp said: "I can't say". He has really prepared well. He hadn't really impressed me until his bright cameo during last night's fixture against Bayern Munich but I'm aware of just how highly many Liverpool fans rate him so I'd like to see him given a real chance to impress. (more...)
Young fan who met Odell Beckham Jr Young fan who met Odell Beckham Jr
- August 02, 2017

Truly an fantastic person filled wit lovely energy. "The fact that he wants anything to do with me when he's going through that, that shows you that people are always watching, and you have an impact whether you like it or not", Richburg told reporters at the start of Giants training camp. (more...)
Liverpool want Rafinha without Coutinho going to Barcelona
- August 02, 2017

Whilst Leicester were assumed to be the easiest opponent of the English clubs at the beginning of the season, it was the Midlands club that progressed the furthest out of any United Kingdom side last term. I don't understand that. "It's nothing new, is it?" Origi was withdrawn from the starting line-up for Saturday's friendly against Hertha Berlin late on after reporting a tight hamstring while Gomez, who played in the 3-0 victory, has a minor knee problem. (more...)
Maeda pitches Dodgers past Braves 3-2 for 9th straight Maeda pitches Dodgers past Braves 3-2 for 9th straight
- August 02, 2017

Lucas Sims took the loss, falling to 0-1 this season after giving up three runs on six hits while striking out three over six innings of work. According to MLB.com's Mark Bowman, Atlanta Braves top prospect Ozzie Albies has been called up from triple-A Gwinnett and will be present for Tuesday night's game versus the L.A. (more...)
Bolt waiting on Mourinho's call to join Man United Bolt waiting on Mourinho's call to join Man United
- August 02, 2017

Bolt, the 100m and 200m world record holder, has been the dominant figure in athletics for nearly a decade. "It's all about the athletes. The only way track and field has left to go is up", he added. Over the years we're doing a better job, it's getting clean and we're catching up to a lot of athletes. Bolt's achievements are unparalleled. Bolt's dominance is such that he is unbeaten since 2013, when American Justin Gatlin crossed the line before him in a 100m Diamond League race in Rome. (more...)
Mane shines as Liverpool beat Bayern Mane shines as Liverpool beat Bayern
- August 02, 2017

Liverpool begin their Premier League campaign against Watford on 12 August before playing their first Champions League qualifier game on 15 August, and Klopp is hoping that it is only a minor knock. We have to have our goals and I think we have a very good team now. The Egyptian global is a vastly improved player today though, as demonstrated by a wonderful season in Serie A last term, where he scored 15 goals and provided 11 assists. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge moves to ease Liverpool injury fears Daniel Sturridge moves to ease Liverpool injury fears
- August 02, 2017

But Liverpool are refusing to give up their own Brazilian with Jurgen Klopp adamant Coutinho won't be sold. Since rejecting a £72 million offer for Coutinho from the Catalan side last month, Liverpool have remained adamant that the Brazil global will not be sold for any price. (more...)
Azhar Ali climbs to No 6 in ICC Test rankings Azhar Ali climbs to No 6 in ICC Test rankings
- August 02, 2017

India now occupy the top two bowling spots once again, with Ravindra Jadeja maintaining his hold on the No.1 rank and Ashwin climbing up to No.2. In third spot is Rangana Herath, who is in doubt for the second Test against India starting August 3 at Colombo. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte demands they take Community Shield seriously
- August 02, 2017

The signing of Morata seems to make it clear that Antonio Conte does not have any room for Costa in his plans for the upcoming season. "Two years ago the team ended the league in 10th place and we want to try to avoid this", added Conte . (more...)
Los Angeles to host 2028 Olympics as Paris gets 2024 Los Angeles to host 2028 Olympics as Paris gets 2024
- August 02, 2017

The L.A. 2024 Olympic committee estimated that it would cost the city $5.3 billion to host the games, and but added that revenue from sponsorships and ticket sales would cover all of its expenses. "The Los Angeles City Council and United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors will consider the agreement for approval in August", the bid committee said. (more...)
IOC : Boss turns crisis into win with LA 2028 deal IOC : Boss turns crisis into win with LA 2028 deal
- August 02, 2017

The deal, first reported by The Los Angeles Times , awards the 2024 Summer Games to Paris and then brings the Olympics back to southern California for a third time . Los Angeles leaders are celebrating an agreement with Olympic organizers to host the 2028 Summer Games. His committee hailed the Los Angeles announcement as "a key step in the process of awarding the Olympics". (more...)
Marouane Fellaini to re-evaluate Manchester United future in January? Marouane Fellaini to re-evaluate Manchester United future in January?
- August 02, 2017

This is the second time Mourinho has signed Matić, the first being during the Portuguese's second-spell in charge of Chelsea . Mourinho paid £21m to bring him back in 2014, with the midfielder becoming an integral part of Chelsea's title-winning team in 2014-15. (more...)
Transfer: Barcelona Block Neymar's Bonus
- August 02, 2017

The report states that Neymar will meet with PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. In Brazil, Neymar is an icon, and the transfer has become a national issue.If Messi has long been criticised in Argentina for his lack of national commitment, Neymar has always delivered. (more...)
Baseball trade deadline looms, Verlander possible target Baseball trade deadline looms, Verlander possible target
- August 02, 2017

A good finish to the season would alleviate those concerns and make him far more valuable to a team this offseason. Unfortunately for the Japanese star, he was dealt just at the deadline to the Los Angeles Dodgers , per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. (more...)
Klopp reiterates Coutinho stance as Barcelona plot improved offer
- August 02, 2017

Bayern themselves were poor and posed little threat to the Liverpool defence. The latter broke the deadlock after just seven minutes when Roberto Firmino won possession on the halfway line before releasing Mane down the left flank, and the Senegal worldwide supplied the finish touch by clipping the ball into the far corner. (more...)
Dodgers find lefty help in trades for Tony Watson, Tony Cingrani
- August 02, 2017

The Pirates' return is two still-unknown minor leaguers, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post . The Reds drafted Cingrani in the third round, 114th overall, in 2011. Still, Watson has the track record. Already making 47 regular-season relief appearances as a member of the Pirates thus far into 2017, the veteran hurler now owns a 3.66 ERA alongside a 5-3 record, 10 saves, six holds and a whopping seven blown saves. (more...)
LSU close to securing new 'Mike the Tiger' LSU close to securing new 'Mike the Tiger'
- August 02, 2017

The young tiger shares both Siberian and Bengal characteristics. If the quarantine/acclimation period goes well, the tiger will be released into his yard, at which time he will be declared Mike VII. LSU can not say with certainty when the tiger will arrive, though current plans are for the tiger to arrive on campus in "mid-August". LSU already has announced that the new mascot will not be brought into Tiger Stadium on game days . (more...)
Liverpool player ratings: Who impressed against Bayern Munich?
- August 02, 2017

Renato Sanches' future at Bayern Munich is looking bleaker and bleaker with every passing day. Sturridge injured himself in the process of scoring Liverpool's third and was substituted off minutes later. Sturridge has been expected to leave Liverpool during the summer transfer window, but the striker has continued to remain an important part of their pre-season preparations. (more...)
Liverpool wait on Sturridge injury report
- August 02, 2017

He hurt his thigh. "The goal was great, he had a chance before that; you can see how fast he is and it's a shame". Sturridge seemed not to be too concerned about the injury, telling Liverpool's website it "will be OK". Senegal global Mane netted his first goal of pre-season after seven minutes at the Allianz Arena, before his skilful back-heel set up Liverpool's second, scored by Mohamed Salah. (more...)
Alabama abortion law putting minors on trial struck down Alabama abortion law putting minors on trial struck down
- August 02, 2017

The law granted judges the power to appoint a lawyer for the foetus, known as guardian ad litem, and allowed prosecutors to question the girl to decide whether she's mature enough for an abortion during a trial-like proceeding. In ruling the way she did, Walker sided with the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama . The uniqueness of Alabama's law turned out to be a liability, as Walker also ruled that the law "clearly imposes an undue burden on the rights of the minor participants". (more...)
SA's Peyper to referee Super Rugby final SA's Peyper to referee Super Rugby final
- August 02, 2017

In the week building up to the final, much has been said and will be said about Peyper's "harsh" decision, and a perceived need for neutral referees (refs not from one of the countries playing) overseeing playoffs and finals in Super Rugby. (more...)
Ferrari set to confirm Vettel, Kimi at Monza Ferrari set to confirm Vettel, Kimi at Monza
- August 02, 2017

Speaking over the weekend, Vettel said there was no mad rush to agree a deal, and that he preferred to concentrate on the job in hand. In producing some rabid pace and punchy acceleration right in the dying moments, with the final lap of the race producing the fastest lap, Vettel might've won the race but Alonso won the hearts in producing a belter at 1:11:223. (more...)
Reds impress as they beat Bayern Munich
- August 02, 2017

He played 79 minutes of the triumph at the Allianz Arena as Liverpool produced another lethal attacking display in the Audi Cup three days after brushing Hertha Berlin aside at the same venue. Renato Sanches' future at Bayern Munich is looking bleaker and bleaker with every passing day. Defeat on penalties to Arsenal was followed by a hammering at the hands of AC Milan. (more...)
Wild leading scorer Mikael Granlund gets 3-year contract Wild leading scorer Mikael Granlund gets 3-year contract
- August 02, 2017

Coming off career highs with 26 goals and 69 points the 25 year old Granlund has establishes himself as the offensive star the Wild had envisioned when they drafted him with the 9th pick in 2010. He also has seven goals and 11 assists over 34 career playoff games. Minnesota Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is two for two this summer when it comes to avoiding potentially costly arbitration hearings. (more...)

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