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Paul Pogba reveals topic of Neymar conversation ahead of Barcelona exit Paul Pogba reveals topic of Neymar conversation ahead of Barcelona exit
- August 06, 2017

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba held his first Twitter question and answer session on Saturday - and some fans showed they would do anything to speak to their hero. The former defender added that " last season there was an over reliance on Zlatan " but this year he is certain that " Rashford, I think, will score more goals " and alongside Romelu Lukaku United will have good firepower this season especially if Pogba can assist the forward players. (more...)
UFC Mexico Results: Alexa Grasso Outpoints Tough Randa Markos to Decision Win UFC Mexico Results: Alexa Grasso Outpoints Tough Randa Markos to Decision Win
- August 06, 2017

The judges saw it in favor of Grasso, with two giving her the fight 29-28. Grasso got back up quickly and she broke free. She fought off a takedown and looked to have stolen the fight. Markos worked to take the back and transitioned back to mount. Markos nearly catches another kick, as she turns Grasso around and pours on some heavy strikes. (more...)
Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4 Dodgers hammer Mets in homer-fest, 7-4
- August 06, 2017

They've received 46 home runs this season from two starters ( Taylor and Bellinger) who began the season in Triple-A. With the game tied 3-3, Yasiel Puig hit his career-best 21 home run of the season and second is as many days as the Dodgers took the lead 4-3. (more...)
State of emergency extended in Canada's fire-hit west State of emergency extended in Canada's fire-hit west
- August 06, 2017

British Columbia is experiencing its most destructive wildfire season in 60 years.Kevin Skrepnek of the BC Wildfire Service says 4,910 square kilometres of forest, brush and grassland have been torched, making this year the second worst in recorded history in terms of land lost. (more...)
Klopp reacts as Lallana ruled out for at least two months Klopp reacts as Lallana ruled out for at least two months
- August 06, 2017

With a versatility and exciting style of play akin to Coutinho's, it's not hard to see why Liverpool see him as the flawless player to step into the shoes of the Brazilian if he says goodbye. "I already have an idea how we can achieve something, but we still need to see a couple of matches to work out a plan". The only player who had more assists last season was Georginio Wijnaldum, who had nine on the season. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif holds meetings with heads of coalition parties in Islamabad
- August 06, 2017

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said the decision to "retain" Shehbaz had nearly been finalised. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) has again made a decision to move the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for holding the post of PML-N party president in violation of law. (more...)
Madison Keys closes California final door on Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza Madison Keys closes California final door on Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza
- August 06, 2017

Muguruza and Keys traded breaks to start the match before the latter won 12 of the final 14 points to close the first set. Although she was broken early in each set, Keys showed plenty of resolve in breaking back both times. "I'm five years older, and hopefully I'm more mature", Vandeweghe said. "I think she served a little bit better and did less mistakes. made the match a little bit more equal. (more...)
Liverpool's spending in summer transfer window may be done, hints Jurgen Klopp Liverpool's spending in summer transfer window may be done, hints Jurgen Klopp
- August 06, 2017

It's Hoffenheim and that's for sure not an easy game. The game was not flawless with Liverpool's defence exposed in the first half but with the introduction of 10 new players in the second half, the game swung definitively in Liverpool's favour. (more...)
Christopher Hinton commits to MI: 5-star DE picks Wolverines Christopher Hinton commits to MI: 5-star DE picks Wolverines
- August 06, 2017

By committing to MI, he joins fellow five-star recruit and defensive end, Stephen Herron Jr., who is listed as the top player in the state of Kentucky. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound pass-rusher already has scholarship offers from Ohio State, Alabama, USC, Florida State, Clemson and Stanford, among others. (more...)
Jason Taylor Excited About Football Hall Of Fame Honor Jason Taylor Excited About Football Hall Of Fame Honor
- August 06, 2017

Anderson was named to the 1980s and 1990s All-Decade Team. "I can not tell you how appropriate it is for us to be here together". That includes the regular-season NFL Kickoff Game, Sunday Night Football, Thursday Night Football, a Thanksgiving game, playoff games and Super Bowl games in 2018 and 2021. (more...)
Zverev stuns Nishikori to reach Citi Open final Zverev stuns Nishikori to reach Citi Open final
- August 06, 2017

Thiem staved off defeat the first time after an 11-stroke rally culminated with a whipped forehand victor into the corner that Anderson could only watch helplessly as it whistled past. The Citi Open is considered a warm-up event for the U.S. Open kicking off later this month. It can't go my way all the time. Sock double faulted on the first break point of the second set to hand Anderson a 2-1 edge. (more...)
Arsenal and Monaco 'continue talks over £50m Thomas Lemar' Arsenal and Monaco 'continue talks over £50m Thomas Lemar'
- August 06, 2017

L'Equipe reports that the Gunners have already made three offers for Lemar but have still not managed to seal the deal which must be very frustrating for all parties involved. The 18-year-old striker's has constantly been linked with a move away and recent reports are suggesting that Barcelona are set to battle Real Madrid for the France international's signature. (more...)
Monaco expecting to keep Man City and Real Madrid target Mbappe Monaco expecting to keep Man City and Real Madrid target Mbappe
- August 06, 2017

Things are now in danger of spiraling out of control with Neymar joining PSG. Having previously rejected two bids, Swansea City appear to have agreed to Everton's latest £50 million offer for Gylfi Sigurdsson , a price which would make the midfielder a record signing for the Toffees. (more...)
Man United could sign top 28-year-old attacker on one condition Man United could sign top 28-year-old attacker on one condition
- August 06, 2017

Gareth Bale's move to Manchester United - a move that might only have existed in transfer gossip columns - is off. Mundo Deportivo states Mbappé is determined to snub moves to Arsenal, Manchester City and Real Madrid to join Barcelona . (more...)
Coutinho: Save your energy - Klopp tells Barcelona Coutinho: Save your energy - Klopp tells Barcelona
- August 06, 2017

With Brazil international Philippe Coutinho believed to be FC Barcelona's main transfer target, here are six players who could replace him at Liverpool if he leaves. Ousmane can play anywhere in the attacking third and unlike Coutinho, he can brilliantly maneuver and strike the ball hard with both feet. "Imagine that everyone said that Neymar has to be Messi's substitute, he does not want to be his substitute". (more...)
Juan Mata calls on footballers to pledge 1 percent salary for charity Juan Mata calls on footballers to pledge 1 percent salary for charity
- August 06, 2017

He said: "As you know already, he is an unbelievable player, he is a very important player for this club and he is still young and he can still improve and he is going to be important for us". "Just last month, I traveled to Mumbai, India, to see one such charity". Seeing the conditions, my spirits were a bit down. They've helped me to already become part of the team and they are all nice guys. (more...)
Kvitova bows out to Bellis in WTA event Kvitova bows out to Bellis in WTA event
- August 06, 2017

She also controlled the net, winning 10 of 13 points there. "I think (I'm) a little bit of a different tennis player". The first service hold finally arrived upon us after Bellis unexpectedly held her serve to love comfortably, dictating play without any problems. (more...)
Economist Rajiv Kumar to be new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Economist Rajiv Kumar to be new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog
- August 06, 2017

Kumar is now associated with Centre for Policy Research (CPR) as a senior fellow, Press Trust of India reports. A DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University, Kumar has held senior positions in the Ministries of Industries and Finance, and is now serving as founding director of Pahle India Foundation, a non-profit financial, economic and political research think-tank. (more...)
Seahawks enforcer Kenny Easley going into Hall of Fame Seahawks enforcer Kenny Easley going into Hall of Fame
- August 06, 2017

Nearly surely, though, it wouldn't have been in his 25th year of eligibility. "The Hall of Fame was dropped on the shoulder of Kenny Easley", said the one-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Others said, 'maybe he didn't play long enough.' I don't believe that either. For those who were able to hear his thoughtful words and see his gratitude, it was certainly worth the wait. (more...)
Kagiso Rabada's late strike pulls South Africa back after Root, Stokes' fifties Kagiso Rabada's late strike pulls South Africa back after Root, Stokes' fifties
- August 06, 2017

The hosts will have the opportunity to bat the Proteas out of the game on Sunday, especially as the visitors' task in the fourth innings is likely to be made more hard by a surface showing some uneven bounce. By the close of the second day, Anderson's figures of 4 for 33, his best in Tests at Old Trafford , allied to a brilliant display of ball-striking and strike-farming from Jonny Bairstow in the morning session, had pushed South Africa to the brink of surrender in the series . (more...)
49ers LB Malcolm Smith suffers chest injury
- August 06, 2017

Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco was among the first to report the news. "He's going to get it checked out now, and I'll have more for you later". Garnett, who has been working with the first-team offense at left guard, is dealing with a left knee that could require a "clean-up" type of surgery. (more...)
Athletics' Matt Joyce Accused Of Using Gay Slur Toward Fan During Game Athletics' Matt Joyce Accused Of Using Gay Slur Toward Fan During Game
- August 06, 2017

Terrill said he did not hear the first part of the exchange. As Joyce went back to the dugout, a fan apparently made derogatory comments toward him, and Joyce responded in kind, including the slur, which was overheard by an Associated Press photographer, the AP reports . (more...)
Lallana ruled out for Liverpool FC until October Lallana ruled out for Liverpool FC until October
- August 06, 2017

It's not the best thing they could get. He proved his talent by taking Hoffenheim from the brink of relegation in 2015/16 to finish fourth last season in Germany's top flight to qualify for the play-offs. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is concerned about the prospect of Neymar moving to Paris Saint-Germain for a record transfer fee. Jurgen Klopp's men are now drawing 1-1 with the La Liga outfit, having taken the lead through a Roberto Firmino penalty before some comical defending ... (more...)
Nemanja Matic Pleased To End 'Strange' Pre-Season On Winning Note Nemanja Matic Pleased To End 'Strange' Pre-Season On Winning Note
- August 06, 2017

The first half against Sampdoria on Wednesday was his first action of preseason, although it did not stop the 29-year-old impressing the near 50,000 United fans inside the Aviva Stadium. Valencia and Mkhitaryan teamed up again two minutes later with the winger nipping past his opposite number, before whipping in a cross that veteran keeper Christian Puggioni did well to punch clear from Mkhitaryan's header. (more...)
Mo shows he's still the best across 10000m Mo shows he's still the best across 10000m
- August 06, 2017

Farah whose final major track race will be the 5,000m with the heat on Wednesday described the 10,000m as the "difficult race" in his career. Farah said: "It was quite a late one but I went through the whole system - doctors, scan and got a few stitches". (more...)
Arsenal vs Chelsea, 2017 Community Shield live score updates Arsenal vs Chelsea, 2017 Community Shield live score updates
- August 06, 2017

A first match against the Premier League champions is perhaps less than ideal. Antonio Conte has made little secret of his frustrations in the transfer market, despite an outlay of approximately £132million. The post Five questions ahead of Community Shield appeared first on Vanguard News . While they should have a much better season than Arsenal overall, I think we can treat this as more of a standalone fixture and the odds on offer are perhaps too heavily skewed in favour of ... (more...)
Team World tops Team Africa 108-97 behind Drummond, Cousins' double-doubles Team World tops Team Africa 108-97 behind Drummond, Cousins' double-doubles
- August 06, 2017

Team World beat Team Africa , 101-97, in the inaugural game. Despite being loaded with talented defensive players, Team Africa struggled to contain the likes of Kristaps Porzingis , Courtney Lee , Andre Drummond and DeMarcus Cousins , who were hitting them with an onslaught of threes and killing them in the paint. (more...)
Detroit Red Wings, Michael Rasmussen reach deal Detroit Red Wings, Michael Rasmussen reach deal
- August 06, 2017

Detroit Red Wings Center Henrik Zetterberg (40) waits for the faceoff during first period National Hockey League action between the Detroit Red Wings and Ottawa Senators on April 4, 2017, at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, ON, Canada. For 25 years, the Detroit Red Wings were the model franchise in not just the National Hockey League, but maybe even in sports as a whole - other than the Yankees, of course. (more...)
Why Chelsea will not win Premier League title again -Arsene Wenger
- August 06, 2017

Antonio Conte has made it clear that it is an official game and hinted that his team are still hurting from their defeat in the FA Cup . Conte has paid over 100 million on three players, but his squad, which faces the extra challenge of the Champions League this season, is painfully short of strength in depth now Costa is exiled and Eden Hazard and new recruit Tiemoue Bakayoko are injured. (more...)
Arsenal v Chelsea Community Shield preview Arsenal v Chelsea Community Shield preview
- August 06, 2017

Though if we don't, we'll just dismiss it as a training exercise of course. The post Five questions ahead of Community Shield appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . "In the final, we have shown that the gap was not as high, maybe". We have basically everyone available to choose from on Sunday and today in training we didn't have Ozil, but he should be alright, and Ramsey, who should be alright as well. (more...)

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