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Seahawks DE Frank Clark dismissed from practice for punch; 'Not OK' Seahawks DE Frank Clark dismissed from practice for punch; 'Not OK'
- August 04, 2017

After practice, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he was disappointed with what happened. "That's not part of this game, not supposed to be part of this game". "I'm disappointed we had a couple guys get after it today", Carroll said, via ESPN . Despite that black mark on his resume, in May Clark made a decision to go after a female writer who wrote about domestic violence and had written about Clark's past. (more...)
Frauen-EM: Bundestrainerin Steffi Jones zuversichtlich Frauen-EM: Bundestrainerin Steffi Jones zuversichtlich
- August 04, 2017

Natürlich ist die Enttäuschung noch nicht weg", gestand Bundestrainerin Steffi Jones am Morgen nach der überraschenden 1:2-Pleite im Viertelfinale gegen Dänemark . "Da packe ich gern mit an", sagte die DFB-Cheftrainerin schmunzelnd. "Denn es konnte nirgendwo hin ablaufen". Die deutschen Frauen stehen erstmals seit 30 Jahren nicht im EM-Halbfinale. (more...)
Arsenal boss Stan Kroenke bans big game hunting from TV channel Arsenal boss Stan Kroenke bans big game hunting from TV channel
- August 04, 2017

Kroenke, who is the majority shareholder at Arsenal, was on the end of public criticism this week after the launch of MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) in the UK. Among the programmes on the channel were shows where big game animals, including elephants and lions, were being hunted and killed, with some being left to bleed to death while being stalked. (more...)
Ex-Man Utd midfielder Fortune: Stage set for Pogba to succeed Ex-Man Utd midfielder Fortune: Stage set for Pogba to succeed
- August 04, 2017

Even a mediocre player now costs over £20 million, and to get clubs to even consider selling a future star or a current world-class player, you need to get to prices well in excess of £100 million. The 25-year-old Brazilian's imminent move has to led to questions as to how PSG can afford such a significant fee without breaching UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations. (more...)
Man City star arrives in Istanbul to complete transfer to Euro giants Man City star arrives in Istanbul to complete transfer to Euro giants
- August 04, 2017

And the club has made a hefty saving to its salary bill by allowing several senior players like Bacary Sagna, Gael Clichy and Pablo Zabaleta to leave on free transfers when their contracts expired. Fernando was left out of City's preseason tour to the United States and is set to end his three-year stay at the Etihad Stadium. The South American has since gone on to make 64 Premier League appearances for the Citizens, though the arrival of Pep Guardiola at the Etihad saw Fernando slip down the ... (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott decision could come next week
- August 04, 2017

If the National Football League were to suspend Elliott between now and Saturday, Jones would have something to say about it publicly, at some point between now and the conclusion of his enshrinement speech. To recap, an OH woman accused Elliott of abuse on multiple occasions a year ago, triggering the NFL's investigation. Paddy's Day festivities. He visited a marijuana shop in Seattle before a preseason game there. (more...)
Ronald Koeman admits Everton must improve after narrow Europa League win Ronald Koeman admits Everton must improve after narrow Europa League win
- August 04, 2017

Everton left it late to finish off Ruzemberok in the second leg of their Europa League qualifying third round tie, thanks to a fine goal from substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin. In reality, Everton revealed an absence of intensity prior to Calvert-Lewin's intro in place of Sandro, with the 20-year-old immediately bringing higher seriousness to cry' play with his fresh legs as well as airborne presence. (more...)
Injured Stan Wawrinka to miss rest of season Injured Stan Wawrinka to miss rest of season
- August 04, 2017

Surgery seems to have been the only solution to the problem, with Wawrinka confirming he has taken the decision for the long-term benefit of his career. Federer, 35, also did not play last year after Wimbledon, but has won both the Australian Open and Wimbledon this year and will be looking for a 20th major title in NY when the US Open gets underway on August 28. (more...)
Barcelona Refuse To Pay €26m Neymar Loyalty Bonus Barcelona Refuse To Pay €26m Neymar Loyalty Bonus
- August 04, 2017

Of course you can't make everybody happy. For many years, Paris Saint-Germain was synonymous with huge under-achievement on the field, overt racism in the stands and fan violence outside the stadium. It is all the information we will give so far". From pain the Parisians have clearly drawn inspiration as Neymar was the driving force behind Barcelona's remarkable comeback against PSG in the competition's last eight in March. (more...)
Trump said to call White House 'real dump'
- August 04, 2017

The vacation could be driven in part by necessity. As he walked from Marine One to the White House, Trump offered these words: "incredible","beautiful" and "really nice". As of August 1 in the first year of both men's presidencies, Trump played golf 21 times to Obama's 11. You are the special people. "I'm not going to have time to go play golf ". (more...)
Manchester United's Juan Mata donates part of salary to charity Manchester United's Juan Mata donates part of salary to charity
- August 04, 2017

The organisation says it hopes to bring about social change by harnessing the unifying power of football to improve a number of key areas such as gender equality, education and healthcare. What Mata hopes is that he is the first of a worldwide effort to support the game through footballers' local charities and organizations. "But there we were, all standing together in Germany as champions of Europe". (more...)
Washington Huskies debut at No. 7 in preseason coaches poll Washington Huskies debut at No. 7 in preseason coaches poll
- August 04, 2017

OR received 37 points, 34th most. Washington is ranked No. 7, one of four Pac-12 teams in the top 25. Washington State was just on the outside looking in. Oregon State did not receive any votes. Taggart's former program, South Florida, is ranked 21st after an 11-2 season. UW came into the 1997 season ranked No. (more...)
Phil Neville backs Manchester United to win the Premier League next season Phil Neville backs Manchester United to win the Premier League next season
- August 04, 2017

He impressed in America, before scoring his first goal for the senior side in the friendly against Valarenga in Norway at the weekend. "Lukaku will get chances, which, if he converts them, will land Man Utd the league". Neymar is on the brink of an incredible departure from Barcelona in a transfer that will shatter the previous record set by United past year when they brought Paul Pogba back to Old Trafford by paying Juventus €105m (£89.3m). (more...)
Paul Clement Hoping For 'Quick Resolution' To Gylfi Sigurdsson Situation Paul Clement Hoping For 'Quick Resolution' To Gylfi Sigurdsson Situation
- August 04, 2017

Ronald Koeman has already splashed out almost £100m with Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane and Davy Klaasen arriving for big money. A player who boasts a considerable amount of Premier League experience, Sigurdsson is a threat from set-pieces and if he was to join Everton would become the latest new arrival in a busy transfer window for Ronald Koeman's side. (more...)
Stam demands Manchester United Premier League bid Stam demands Manchester United Premier League bid
- August 04, 2017

If the Barcelona star's switch goes through, it would be more than double the record fee of £89m that took Paul Pogba from Juventus to United last summer. "Neymar is one of the best players in the world, commercially he is very strong and for sure Paris Saint-Germain thought about it". "I think Neymar is going to happen [to be] the same (as Pogba)". (more...)
Crystal Palace targeting Manchester United teenager Crystal Palace targeting Manchester United teenager
- August 04, 2017

Fosu-Mensah has emerged as a Manchester United fan favourite since making his debut against Arsenal under Louis van Gaal in February 2016. For this reason, Fosu-Mensah remains thought as being one of Europe's top teenagers and hence De Boer's firm intent on bringing him to South London. (more...)
On Twitter: Amir Khan and Faryal Makhoon call it quits On Twitter: Amir Khan and Faryal Makhoon call it quits
- August 04, 2017

Faryal has largely stayed out of the spotlight since marrying Amir though in February, she did reveal that TV bosses had asked her to go on "Celebrity Big Brother" . "No need to send me pictures of the men your talking to #disgusted (sic)", Amir continued. Amir finished: "Left my family and friends for this Faryal". (more...)
Liverpool Still Hoping To Secure Record Deal To Sign 24-Goal Hitman Liverpool Still Hoping To Secure Record Deal To Sign 24-Goal Hitman
- August 04, 2017

Marca (as relayed by Daily star ) reports that Madrid have made Bale available for £90m, which looks like a fair price considering the "crazy" world of transfers at the moment. The Spanish outlet claim that Bale is the "odd man out" and that the Welshman's injury problems mean he is the one chosen to be shown the door. Jose Mourinho is keen to recruit a winger before the close of the summer window and with negotiations for Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic seemingly stalling, a move for Bale ... (more...)
Kentucky's Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Canada Kentucky's Kelly Knight Craft confirmed as U.S. ambassador to Canada
- August 04, 2017

The confirmation was announced August 3 by the Republican leader of the Senate, Mitch McConnell. That swift two-week turnaround is faster than how the Senate handled the last ambassador's appointment, as it allowed the nomination of Barack Obama's pick Bruce Heyman to languish for months before proceeding. (more...)
Chris Chelios, Tony Granato to coach USA Hockey at Olympics Chris Chelios, Tony Granato to coach USA Hockey at Olympics
- August 04, 2017

Detroit Red Wings executive Chris Chelios, Yale coach Keith Allain, Boston University assistant Scott Young and former Buffalo Sabres coach Ron Rolston will make up Granato's staff. He also may miss a home series against Minnesota Feb. 9-10. The first U.S. Olympic hockey team not to be stocked with NHL players since 1994 will be led by a coach who knows something about the amateur game. (more...)
Dolphins fear Ryan Tannehill might be 'done' for season, report says Dolphins fear Ryan Tannehill might be 'done' for season, report says
- August 04, 2017

Earlier, Omar Kelly of the Sun Sentinel reported that Tannehill's knee showed no structural damage but the Dolphins can not determine how long their quarterback will be out of action. In their 30-12 loss to the Steelers, he completed 29 of 36 passes for 289 yards and a touchdown with an interception. Darlington also reported that former National Football League quarterback Jay Cutler could consider delaying his new broadcasting job with FOX Sports to play for the Dolphins , but would ... (more...)
Hazard and Bakayoko to miss start of season Hazard and Bakayoko to miss start of season
- August 04, 2017

Chelsea begin their season at home to Burnley on August 12 and, asked if they would be fit, he said: "Honestly, no". "We have to wait and be patient". "For me it's very simple, the situation", he said. They knew very well. "For sure I don't understand why lawyers are getting involved". Despite only being considered a friendly, Conte sees the Community Shield as an "important match" and an opportunity to get some silverware in the cabinet early on. (more...)
Liverpool lose Audi Cup final against Atletico Madrid Liverpool lose Audi Cup final against Atletico Madrid
- August 04, 2017

However, one thing is for sure, Atletico Madrid cannot be taken lightly, as they are a top team, who can defeat any team in the world. Then we have to see how this works. "Yes, we will be playing for the championship", Klopp said ahead of Liverpool's friendly against German champions Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. (more...)
Cris Carter would be shocked if Ezekiel Elliott wasn't suspended multiple weeks
- August 04, 2017

Carter's information is much different than the news coming out of Cowboys camp, which includes Dallas' owner and general manager Jerry Jones adamantly defending Elliott late last month, saying that the evidence he's seen had absolutely nothing to do with domestic violence . (more...)
Mark Sampson's proud of 'devastated' Lionesses after Euros defeat Mark Sampson's proud of 'devastated' Lionesses after Euros defeat
- August 04, 2017

It was the second consecutive major tournament the Lionesses have been knocked out of at the last-four stage, having been beaten 2-1 by Japan at the 2015 World Cup in Canada. "The criteria for what it takes to be the best in any field is talent is a pre-requisite and these players are talented". "We didn't turn up to the best of our ability and at major championships you have to be at 100% to win games", she said. (more...)
Watford approach for Alberto Moreno Watford approach for Alberto Moreno
- August 04, 2017

Klopp has since suggested that he could give Moreno another chance to rediscover his form this coming season, though it is thought that should the right offer come in, both parties would be happy to part ways. It is unknown whether or not Watford can afford to meet Liverpool's asking price of £15 million but if a deal was to be concluded in the next week, Moreno would play for the Hornets against the Reds at Vicarage Road on opening day. (more...)
Rumor: Nuggets won't trade Jamal Murray and Gary Harris for Kyrie Irving
- August 04, 2017

While some disagreed with his move, others actually understood. The New York Daily News' Stefan Bondy reported that Knicks president Steve Mills tried to reach out to Anthony to discuss the options on the table after trade talks with the Houston Rockets was put on hold, but the 10-time All-Star didn't want to have such a discussion. (more...)
Arsenal striker closing in on Arsenal's biggest sale this transfer window Arsenal striker closing in on Arsenal's biggest sale this transfer window
- August 04, 2017

Manager Arsene Wenger states that Spanish forward Lucas Perez will leave Arsenal and his reasons for selling him. The Spaniard's former club Deportivo La Coruna have already tabled a bid of £8m in an attempt to re-sign their former goalscorer. (more...)
Aston Villa close in on loan deal for Tottenham's Josh Onomah Aston Villa close in on loan deal for Tottenham's Josh Onomah
- August 04, 2017

Tottenham midfielder Josh Onomah has signed a new four-year deal and joined Aston Villa on a season-long loan. Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has previously been reluctant to sanction loan moves for players he regards as having the potential to play for the first team. (more...)
Australia pay war ends ensuring tours, Ashes Australia pay war ends ensuring tours, Ashes
- August 04, 2017

He added that it would "restore much certainty to the game of cricket". Players boycotted a developmental "Australia A" tour to South Africa last month and as the dispute became increasingly acrimonious there were serious concerns among Australian cricket supporters - from the prime minister down - about the potential fallout if it wasn't resolved this week. (more...)