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Besiktas completes Negredo signing Besiktas completes Negredo signing
- August 03, 2017

Besiktas have completed the signing of striker Alvaro Negredo from Valencia, with the Turkish champions announcing the deal in a freaky video. The video, which is punctuated by repetitive Euro-trance music, then sees Pepe reply: "I'm coming to Besiktas ", before the Portuguese centre back takes the place of Quaresma and recruits Negredo in the same way. (more...)
Happy birthday, GOAT! Patriots QB Tom Brady turns 40 Happy birthday, GOAT! Patriots QB Tom Brady turns 40
- August 03, 2017

Guests told 7News the face was just not right. The 49ers have shown interest in Jimmy and I think he's the ideal spot because they didn't draft a QB unlike the Browns and Bears. Of course, it is much easier said than done, as there are a lot of good teams that will be wanting to prevent the Patriots from defending their title, let alone go undefeated. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte edges closer to landing Inter Milan wing-back Candreva
- August 03, 2017

Ake, 22, impressed in his 12 appearances on loan at the Cherries in the first half of last season before Conte opted to recall the player in January. Despite having only spent a week together during Chelsea pre-season tour of Asia, the new signings are travelling to training together and already wearing the same t-shirts as one another. (more...)
Chelsea striker Diego Costa's lawyer to demand Atletico Madrid move
- August 03, 2017

The way in which it was carried out and the fact that it came out in public shows unfair behaviour and a lack of respect for the player and it is inadmissible and inexcusable on Antonio Conte's part. "Without any responsibility Chelsea said or it was understood that they would not be counting on their best goalscorer in his three years at the club". (more...)
Neymar tells teammates 'he is leaving' Neymar tells teammates 'he is leaving'
- August 03, 2017

The 25-year-old informed his teammates at the start of a training session, which coach Ernesto Valverde gave the Brazilian permission to miss in order to resolve his future. In a freaky turn of events, La Liga's president Javier Tebas said in an interview that La Liga will make a complaint about PSG because they infringe Uefa's financial fair play rules and also the European Union's competition rules. (more...)
Former LSU OL Maea Teuhema granted permission to speak with 5 schools Former LSU OL Maea Teuhema granted permission to speak with 5 schools
- August 03, 2017

LSU Tigers offensive lineman Maea Teuhema has been suspended indefinitely from the football team for violation of team rules, the program announced on Wednesday . Teuhema, 6-foot-5, 315 pounds, signed at LSU with the Class of 2015 and came to LSU with his brother Sione, who was a part of the Class of 2014. Teuhema, who has fluctuated between guard and tackle as a two-year starter, was the projected starter at right guard for the upcoming season. (more...)
Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year deal Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year deal
- August 03, 2017

Pegula also owns the Bills. Eichel is now heading into the final season of this three-year entry, $11.325 million entry-level contract given to him by the Sabres after they drafted him second overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He led the team with 57 points and finished second with 24 goals in 2016-17 despite being limited to 61 games. McDavid will become the league's highest paid player with an annual salary of $12.5 million - unless the Sabres have more money in store for Eichel. (more...)
Oscar rushed to hospital after suspected 'heart attack' Oscar rushed to hospital after suspected 'heart attack'
- August 03, 2017

Unconfirmed reports suggest that Pistorius suffered from chest pains sparking fears of a possible heart attack. His family spokesperson Johan van Wyk said Pistorius was "okay". Pistorius was transferred from the Kgosi Mampuru II Prison to the Atteridgeville Correctional Centre a year ago as the facility was better equipped to accommodate him, Nxumalo said. (more...)
Serbian midfielder Matic moves to Manchester United Serbian midfielder Matic moves to Manchester United
- August 03, 2017

Matic to United is a mighty coup for Mourinhos men.I think LFC missed a trick, type of player we badly need. I am sure our players and supporters will love him . Someone knows the Premier League and, obviously, the manager knows him so he is someone who can fill in for Michael Carrick. "And we have important players injured for a long time, they're going to be back just by the end of the year, so our squad is not so big". (more...)
Who should Barcelona sign to replace Neymar? Who should Barcelona sign to replace Neymar?
- August 03, 2017

Neymar's imminent 222m euro (£198m) transfer to Paris-St Germain is "not expensive" but the consequences will cause "problems", says Jose Mourinho . "We shall therefore only make calculations at the end and make sure that they respect the rules". "If not, they'll be punished, but we can't stop them buying". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp sends message to Liverpool fans about Alberto Moreno Jurgen Klopp sends message to Liverpool fans about Alberto Moreno
- August 03, 2017

Liverpool plays Athletic Bilbao in its final preseason match on Saturday before kicking off its EPL campaign at Watford on August 12. "We've done a lot of running, a lot of work-we train on the morning of games and things like that", he said on Liverpool TV (h/t ESPN ). (more...)
Bournemouth's £20m Demarai Gray bid rejected by Leicester Bournemouth's £20m Demarai Gray bid rejected by Leicester
- August 03, 2017

There has been speculation surrounding the 21-year-old's future in the last month with Everton , Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund all belived to be tracking the speedy forward. Howe's men proved last season they could attract the big name players with the signing of Jack Wilshere and then again in this window with Jermain Defoe , Nathan Ake and Asmir Begovic putting pen to paper down on the south coast. (more...)
Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners Texas Rangers vs. Seattle Mariners
- August 03, 2017

Earlier this week, Paxton was named the American League Co-Player of the Week, sharing the honors with Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre , who tallied his 3,000th career hit on July 30. The Mariners jumped out to a 5-0 lead after three innings and were able to blunt the Texas attempt to rally despite three homers. DeShields tied the game with his second career leadoff homer, both this season. (more...)
Air pollution-absorbing motorway canopies under consideration Air pollution-absorbing motorway canopies under consideration
- August 03, 2017

In its latest strategy report, it said tests on an air quality barrier fitted to a 100-metre section of the M62 in the north of England had shown positive results. Air pollution is linked to around 40,000 premature deaths a year in the United Kingdom, and transport also accounts for around a quarter of the country's greenhouse gas emissions. (more...)
NASCAR moves overtime line to start-finish NASCAR moves overtime line to start-finish
- August 03, 2017

Had the overtime line been at the start/finish straight, as the new regulation says, the race at Indianapolis would've had yet another race restart which potentially could've had vital implications on the race victor. "That's the one thing that doesn't change", Jarrett said. If you happened to be at the AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover earlier this year, you probably heard something unmistakable at the end of the race: the sound of NASCAR fans booing. (more...)
How to watch and stream 2017 National Football League preseason
- August 03, 2017

Stanton "doesn't need to play", Arians said, since he'll be playing in the rest of the preseason games . "We are not necessarily looking for the best 53, we are looking for the 53 guys who make the Dallas Cowboys the best team we can be". (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette: This is how my life has changed since joining Arsenal Alexandre Lacazette: This is how my life has changed since joining Arsenal
- August 03, 2017

But Lacazette accepts he has work to do to make sure he translates the prolific form he showed at Lyon to the English game and says there is "no small team" he can bank on filling his boots against. Lacazette appeared to limp off when he was substituted for Alex Iwobi in the closing stages of the Sevilla clash, but manager Arsene Wenger allayed any injury fears after the match. (more...)
Conor McGregor Goes '12 Hard Rounds' with Boxing Champ ... Leaves Bruises Conor McGregor Goes '12 Hard Rounds' with Boxing Champ ... Leaves Bruises
- August 03, 2017

The event telecast is produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV and promoted by Mayweather Promotions. Malignaggi said Tuesday's session was a 12-round bout, and that he wasn't about to take it easy on McGregor because he was annoyed about how this second sparring session was set up. (more...)
Hockey player Sardar Singh, Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia to get Khel Ratna Hockey player Sardar Singh, Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia to get Khel Ratna
- August 03, 2017

Jhajharia had won a gold medal in men's javelin throw F46 category in the Rio Paralympics, becoming the most successful Indian para athlete ever. The final call on this would be taken by the sports ministry. Coaches Sandeep Sangwan and Romesh Pathania have been recommended for the Dronacharya Award. The decision was arrived at a meeting of the Arjuna Awards committee which met here on Thursday. (more...)
Chicharito es oficialmente jugador del West Ham Chicharito es oficialmente jugador del West Ham
- August 03, 2017

West Ham es uno de los clubes más famosos de la Liga Premier inglesa. "Tuve tres años maravillosos en España y Alemania , pero Inglaterra fue el primer capítulo en mi carrera". Tal como ocurrió en su primera aventura por Europa , en 2010 con el Manchester United , el ariete presumirá el apodo Chicharito en la playera, a pesar de que en Inglaterra son pocos los sobrenombres que se utilizan. (more...)
Real Madrid beat MLS All-Star team in Chicago Real Madrid beat MLS All-Star team in Chicago
- August 03, 2017

McCarty got his head on the cross in and ricocheted it off the post, but the follow through from Orlando City SC forward Dom Dwyer found the back of the net to equalize . The addition of key Real Madrid starters opened up the match and created more exciting opportunities, though the go-ahead score came just before the substitutions. (more...)
Neymar set to jet in for world record move Neymar set to jet in for world record move
- August 03, 2017

Neymar's adviser has told reporters that the Brazilian global could be a Paris Saint-Germain player by the end of the week. " Neymar is one of the best players in the world, so commercially that is very strong but the problem is not Neymar - the problem is the consequences". (more...)
Wladimir Klitschko Retires - Anthony Joshua Rematch Off Wladimir Klitschko Retires - Anthony Joshua Rematch Off
- August 03, 2017

I became scientist, entrepreneur, hotelier, trainer, investor and much else. "At some point in our lives we need to, or just want to, switch our careers and get ourselves ready for the next chapter and chart a course towards fresh challenges". (more...)
Warning for investors as FTSE executive pay falls Warning for investors as FTSE executive pay falls
- August 03, 2017

Investors have been warned to watch for executive remuneration packages that "chase the median" as FTSE 100 chief executive pay packages drop by nearly a fifth in 2016 under political, shareholder and public pressure. A new study has revealed the pay packets of the biggest earners among FTSE 100 CEOs, which range from the low seven figures to a salary of £48.1 million ($63.8 million). (more...)
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester hits first career home run Tuesday night
- August 03, 2017

Every Cubs hitter collected at least one run or RBI. Lester's dominance on the mound has faded slightly in 2017, but he still possesses a respectable 3.93 ERA and generally eats up a large portion of the game. Happ sent Corbin's 3-2 pitch to left for his 14th homer of the season and a 3-0 lead. Pollock doubled to right with one out and scored on Paul Goldschmidt's RBI single to shallow center. (more...)
Inter deny interest in €39m Liverpool star
- August 03, 2017

Former Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has taken a dig at Daniel Sturridge after Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich , labelling him the "equivalent of Darren Anderton". "I am able to play every forward position". Why not win trophies with the team? Liverpool will still though be delighted they do not have to fend off speculation about Mane moving to Italy, which could have unsettled the forward ahead of the start of the new season. (more...)
Rodgers: Maturity was key to 'sensational' performance Rodgers: Maturity was key to 'sensational' performance
- August 03, 2017

The Scotland worldwide nearly completed a brace late on, and although he failed to round keeper Hansen, Celtic comfortably closed out the game . People talk about our creativity but there is a steel to our play as well. The Scottish champions will be seeded in tomorrow's draw and have five potential opponents - Qarabag of Azerbaijan, who they beat in the third qualifying round in 2015; Astana of Kazakhstan, who they defeated in the same round a year ago; Croatian champions Rijeka; Czech ... (more...)
Inter Officials Deny Plotting Swoop For Liverpool Star Inter Officials Deny Plotting Swoop For Liverpool Star
- August 03, 2017

Winning, as Chelsea showed last season and Leicester showed the year before that, is as much about confidence and belief as skill and speed and Liverpool are fast developing both qualities. "I am able to play every forward position". The Senegal worldwide returned to action for Liverpool in the team's recent 3-0 friendly win over Hertha Berlin. (more...)
This is what Arsene Wenger told Alexis Sanchez during their private meeting
- August 03, 2017

Add to that Wenger's repeated claims that he will stay in North London and you'd be forgiven for thinking that the story was finished but not if these reports are to be believed. Wenger is confident of keeping Sanchez at Arsenal for the season and wants him in his squad for the first Premier League match against Leicester City . (more...)
Oklahoma dismisses 4-star QB signee Chris Robison Oklahoma dismisses 4-star QB signee Chris Robison
- August 03, 2017

He was considered the 12th-best prospect in the state of Texas and the No. 94 prospect in the country when he enrolled at Oklahoma . A 4-star recruit out of Mesquite, Texas, the 6-foot-2, 192-pound Robison was ranked as a top-10 pro-style quarterback in his class and a top-175 player, according to composite rankings. (more...)