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Liverpool made audacious move for 22-year-old from PL title rivals Liverpool made audacious move for 22-year-old from PL title rivals
- August 06, 2017

The Sun claims that Merseyside club were eager to add a new full-back to the squad ahead of the new season and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp identified the 22-year-old as the ideal fit. Shaw had a hard 2016/17 campaign for United marred by injury, poor form and public criticism by his manager Jose Mourinho. The England worldwide, who is in the a year ago of his contract at Old Trafford, faces a make or break season, but if reports are to be believed, the Portuguese manager has been ... (more...)
Christian Pulisic Scores For Dortmund In German Supercup Christian Pulisic Scores For Dortmund In German Supercup
- August 06, 2017

But the Bundesliga champions put their injury woes behind them to force a late equaliser when the ball rebounded off Piszczek after a goalmouth scramble, and then held their nerve in the shoot-out. Dortmund keeper Roman Buerki made four superb saves in the opening half to deny Thomas Mueller twice, Sebastian Rudy and the evergreen Franck Ribery , who gave his markers a roasting on the left flank. (more...)
Cubs Place Addison Russell on 10-Day Disabled List Cubs Place Addison Russell on 10-Day Disabled List
- August 05, 2017

All the damage against Hendricks was done by Nationals second baseman and Cubs nemesis Daniel Murphy , a one-man wrecking crew as he hit a two-run homer in the first inning and a solo shot in the sixth. "That's not been part of the issue", he said. The Nationals can afford to be cautious with the defending Cy Young Award victor, and may choose to be. (more...)
Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day DL Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day DL
- August 05, 2017

The move is retroactive to August 2. According to multiple reports, Gonzales will make his Mariners debut Saturday in place of Hernandez. This isn't the first instance that Hernandez has landed on the DL this season. Gonzales, 25, won two starts at Tacoma after being acquired from St. Louis in a July 21 trade for minor-league outfielder Tyler O'Neill. Ramirez is scheduled to start Sunday in the series finale at Kansas City, while Gallardo is slotted for Wednesday at Oakland. (more...)
Pittsburgh Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez from Braves for Connor Joe Pittsburgh Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez from Braves for Connor Joe
- August 05, 2017

Add to the fact that Sean Rodriguez played with the Pirates for the last two seasons before signing with the Braves this offseason, and he will be very comfortable stepping in and contributing for the Pirates if and when they need him. He hit.270 with 18 home runs and 56 RBI, all of which were career highs by substantial margins. The addition of Rodriguez is an improvement both defensively and offensively to Max Moroff , who has had rare playing time and would benefit from additional ... (more...)
Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star? Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star?
- August 05, 2017

PSG shattered the transfer record on Wednesday with their £200million signing of Neymar. ARSENAL are being linked with a big money move for Thomas Lemar , but how would he fit in? Today's edition of L'Equipe reports that City, Liverpool and Barcelona, armed with a €222million warchest following the sale of Neymar to PSG, are interested in the 21-year-old French worldwide. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele responds to Barcelona links Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele responds to Barcelona links
- August 05, 2017

Arsenal target Ousmane Dembele admits he is flattered to be linked with a move to Barcelona . In case you didn't know. . The flamboyant 25-year-old is touted to be the 3rd best player in the world and is set to fetch Barcelona a whopping £196 million in a deal that will see him move to French side, Paris Saint-Germain. (more...)
Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard congratulates Brazilian forward Neymar Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard congratulates Brazilian forward Neymar
- August 05, 2017

However, with Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko not match fit, Chelsea are short of numbers. It is certainly easy to see how the Belgium global could fit into this current Barca side. My job is to work and to try to improve my players, to create an identity for my team. "I spoke with the club and we both decided that it was best for the club and for me to stay". (more...)
PSG confirm signing of Neymar from Barcelona for €222m PSG confirm signing of Neymar from Barcelona for €222m
- August 05, 2017

If the transfer goes through, it would be for more than double the previous record set by Manchester United's purchase of Paul Pogba from Juventus a year ago for €105m (£95m). On Wednesday, Neymar was officially given permission by the Barcelona club to move out. Al-Khelaifi also confirmed that a buyout clause was included in Neymar's contract, but he declined to put a figure on it. (more...)
Celtic off to nearly flawless start Celtic off to nearly flawless start
- August 05, 2017

Rodgers, who confirmed defender Erik Sviatchenko will miss the ties as he will be out "probably up to six weeks" with a medial ligament injury, declared himself "happy" with the pairing. Hearts enjoyed a flurry of activity at the start of the second period but soon found themselves two behind. Aaron Hughes failed to clear Griffiths' corner, allowing Sinclair to tuck the ball inside the near post from close range. (more...)
Giants place Belt on concussion DL, call up Sandoval Giants place Belt on concussion DL, call up Sandoval
- August 05, 2017

Now it has become official. San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt was suffering from concussion symptoms after he was hit in the head by a 78 miles per hour curveball Friday night. At the time, Sandoval stated that the team had disrespected him during contract negotiations leading up to his departure. The 30-year-old infielder played in just 32 games with the Red Sox this season, and just three games last year after suffering a shoulder injury that required shoulder injury ... (more...)
London 2017: Family so special to champion Farah London 2017: Family so special to champion Farah
- August 05, 2017

Yet despite momentarily losing his rhythm, the champion regrouped to take control on the back straight and he scorched off the final bend to forge clear and take his third successive world 10,000m title by a couple of metres. Abadi Hadis was alongside Farah with two laps to go, but the Ethiopian could not sustain his pace and finished a distant seventh. He'll be racing the 10,000-meter and 5,000-meter events in front of thousands of fans on his home track one last time. (more...)
Chris Tillman goes just two innings on Thursday Chris Tillman goes just two innings on Thursday
- August 05, 2017

Justin Upton and Ian Kinsler belted first-inning homers for the Tigers before a rain delay. He has been dominant at Camden Yards, going 7-1 with a 2.63 ERA in nine starts. On the other hand, Verlander allowed six hits, two runs, and had ten strikeouts. NOTES: DH/OF Mark Trumbo (rib) reported he was pain-free and hopes to be activated when he's eligible Aug. (more...)
Community Shield on the line for new-look Blues
- August 05, 2017

Conte originally wanted Romelu Lukaku, but the former Chelsea striker opted to join Manchester United from Everton. But do you remember the players who scored the goals that saw the Old Trafford side triumph? In what has been a busy summer since the 2016-17 season ended, Arsenal have signed Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette in a club-record deal and Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer ahead of the new season. (more...)
Barcelona in Double Swoop for Coutinho and Hazard after Neymar Sale
- August 05, 2017

But Chelsea are not planning a similarly outlandish signing anytime soon. "A friendly game but it's the first trophy of the season so it's an important game". "But we are trying to do this". Blaugrana want to take advantage of this situation and sign him up. One name that is being promoted on a regular basis is that of Eden Hazard , the Belgian worldwide who is on the books of the West London outfit Chelsea . (more...)
Tannehill could need season-ending surgery after injury, ESPN reports Tannehill could need season-ending surgery after injury, ESPN reports
- August 05, 2017

It's a day-to-day thing for me right now and I'm focused on myself and the guys that are here right now". Colin Kaepernick has also been mentioned by some close to the situation. So when Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill injured his knee , Cutler's name was an obvious one for Gase to consider . Cutler was only healthy for five games but threw four TDs vs. (more...)
Chelsea reiterate position on Costa: Chelsea reiterate position on Costa: "His agent's argument is wrong"
- August 05, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Tiemoue Bakayoko and Eden Hazard will miss Sunday's game against Arsenal in the Community Shield through injury. I hope that I will be an option for those games, but we will see. He said: "It's an impressive amount of money, £200million. If PSG is able to do this, why not?", Conte said. (more...)
Andy Murray Pulls Out of Rogers Cup Due to Hip Injury Andy Murray Pulls Out of Rogers Cup Due to Hip Injury
- August 05, 2017

Open trophy in 2014. He said on the tournament's official website: "I am sad to be missing the tournament in Montreal because I have many great memories from my time in Canada". "I hope to be back in full competitive mode very soon". Federer is looking to clinch his third crown in the Canadian event but the first in Montreal after winning in 2004 and 2006 in Toronto. (more...)
Crusaders secure Super Rugby title with win over Lions Crusaders secure Super Rugby title with win over Lions
- August 05, 2017

The result marks the first time since 2000 that a Super Rugby final has been won by a team playing outside their own country, the Crusaders beating the Brumbies in Australia on that occasion. But the gamble backfired thanks to a Crusaders turnover and then the match took a decisive turn in favour of the New Zealanders when Smith was red-carded. (more...)
Penn State Lands 4-Star Center Fredrick Scruggs Penn State Lands 4-Star Center Fredrick Scruggs
- August 05, 2017

He is Penn State's 20th commit for the 2018 class. The Nittany Lions, coming off a Big Ten championship and 11-3 record, finished last season ranked 7th in the AP and coaches polls. The Nittany Lions are ranked No. 6 in the preseason poll of ESPN voters , behind top-ranked Alabama, Florida State, Ohio State, USC and defending national champion Clemson. (more...)
Burnley pre-season match ABANDONED at half-time on police advice Burnley pre-season match ABANDONED at half-time on police advice
- August 05, 2017

The Burnley Express also outlined how seats at Turf Moor were removed from their holdings and thrown by the visiting fans as they surged towards home supporters. An announcement on the tannoy at the stadium said the game would be called off because of an "extreme risk" to the safety of fans. "At half time the stewards moved Burnley fans out of the stand but the players never came back out for second half". (more...)
Dutee Chand crashes out of World Championships Dutee Chand crashes out of World Championships
- August 05, 2017

In the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar in July this year, Dutee had won a bronze medal clocking 11.52 seconds, while her best of 11.30 seconds came during the Indian Grand Prix in New Delhi on May 15. They told me at the last minute that I will get a quota entry. Having had her training in Hyderabad, Dutee has a mountain to climb when she steps on the track on Saturday. (more...)
Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco' Conor McGregor's sparring partner quits, calling Mayweather build-up a 'fiasco'
- August 05, 2017

Because of Malignaggi's revelations, some now can't help but wonder how McGregor is preparing for his fight with Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas this coming August 26. With McGregor having no boxing experience despite being a UFC fighter, many boxing pundits suspect that his fight with Mayweather is only a means for him and the undefeated world boxing champion to make money and will not really deliver an entertaining boxing match. (more...)
Barcelona are moving quickly in their bid to replace Neymar Barcelona are moving quickly in their bid to replace Neymar
- August 05, 2017

The France worldwide is also reportedly on the radar of several Premier League clubs including Arsenal , Manchester United, City and Chelsea. But according to Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri, Barca have agreed personal terms with Dortmund wonderkid Dembele. (more...)
PGA Championship 2017 pairings: Major winners Spieth, Garcia, Koepka together PGA Championship 2017 pairings: Major winners Spieth, Garcia, Koepka together
- August 05, 2017

And despite Spieth admitting he would love to join that select group of players, he is not feeling the heat going into next week's tournament. The 24-year-old Spieth be joined in the 10.25pm group with reigning Masters champion Sergio Garcia and June's US Open victor Brooks Koepka. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez comments on Leicester City future Riyad Mahrez comments on Leicester City future
- August 05, 2017

The Algerian winger handed in a transfer request at the end of last season and interest has been high with a number of clubs showing interest both from England and overseas. Leicester City have asked for €40m (£36.1m) from the start, while the most recent Roma offer for Mahrez had stood at €30m (£27.1m). After news from France on Friday afternoon that AS Roma had made a third bid for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez , confirmation from pretty much every outlet in Italy has arrived. (more...)
Khan, Joshua Face Off on Twitter Khan, Joshua Face Off on Twitter
- August 05, 2017

In an extraordinary series of posts on Twitter yesterday, boxer Khan (30) announced he and his wife Faryal Makhdoom (26) had made a decision to separate and wished her all the best. Obviously, me and Faryal have both made a decision to move on - well, I've chose to walk away. "Nothing has been hacked". "After all these years". I've always defended a cheat, always stuck around for him, always had his back. (more...)
Corey Davis Is 'Week-to-Week' with Hamstring Injury, Mike Mularkey Says Corey Davis Is 'Week-to-Week' with Hamstring Injury, Mike Mularkey Says
- August 05, 2017

Davis suffered the hamstring injury during one-on-one drills in Thursday's practice. Davis called it a slight sprain and not as bad as he originally thought, an injury that's easy to see on video where he pulled the muscle. Davis is confident that he will get healthy soon. He dealt with a hamstring injury in college, so he says he "knows what to expect" and what he has to do. (more...)
Top 21-year-old wants to sign for Arsenal before transfer deadline Top 21-year-old wants to sign for Arsenal before transfer deadline
- August 05, 2017

Alexis Sanchez is still at the Emirates but the Gunners will need to sign a replacement if he departs and in such a scenario, Thomas Lemar has been targeted for quite some time. With top wing options Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben ageing and Douglas Costa now at Juventus , Coman will likely get every opportunity to return to form this season at the Allianz Arena. (more...)
Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad
- August 05, 2017

The Belgium-born Brazil Under-23 global spent last season with relegated Granada in LaLiga, but has now returned to the Red Devils and impressed during pre-season. "To be honest I spoke with him (Conte)", Matic told Sky Sports last September. It's unusual, but I'm still happy'. "I want to continue my development and find a way into the team". (more...)