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Kenny Easley Says 'Black Lives Do Matter' During Hall of Fame Speech Kenny Easley Says 'Black Lives Do Matter' During Hall of Fame Speech
- August 06, 2017

Easley's star was bright but burnt out quickly, forced by kidney disease to retire in 1987 after just seven seasons. However, he was dominant during that time, making five Pro Bowls and being named first-team All-Pro on three occasions. "You occupy the mind, the body will follow", Easley said before his teleprompter went out to indicate his time was up, but his message was delivered and met with applause by those in attendance. (more...)
49ers' Malcolm Smith out for season with torn pectoral 49ers' Malcolm Smith out for season with torn pectoral
- August 06, 2017

That would be a loss. Smith played in 31 games - starting 30 - over the past two seasons in Oakland. Garnett started 11 games during his rookie season and was projected to be the team's starting left guard in 2017. "The best way I can explain with Reuben is he'll get his opportunity when he absolutely, absolutely deserves it", Saleh said before Smith's injury. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to 'stay at Dortmund' but did ask to leave Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to 'stay at Dortmund' but did ask to leave
- August 06, 2017

It was open and fair talks with Michael Zorc [Dortmund director of football] and Hans-Joachim Watzke [Dortmund CEO]. So I'll stay here. Reports had also linked the Gabon global with a move to the Chinese Super League while Milan was a possible destination, but the forward has now confirmed he will not be leaving the Westfalenstadion. (more...)
Barcelona se impone ante un Real Madridque sigue de vacaciones Barcelona se impone ante un Real Madridque sigue de vacaciones
- August 06, 2017

Así pasamos la inspección para un partido que comenzó ganando el Barcelona apenas a los tres minutos con gol nada menos que al que la gente quería ver, el chiquitito 10 (Leo Messi ) que lo festejó con su gente al hacer un toque preciso después de una asistencia de Sergio Busquets . (more...)
Katarina Johnson-Thompson: worst has happened so I'm ready for anything Katarina Johnson-Thompson: worst has happened so I'm ready for anything
- August 06, 2017

Though she threw a season-best 41.72m in her javelin round, a huge 55m throw from Dutch rival Anouk Vetter saw her climb into the medal mix. She is 83 points behind Germany's Carolin Schafer in second and 179 adrift of leader and Olympic champion Thiam, but also just 39 points ahead of Yorgelis Rodriguez in fourth. (more...)
Jones the shootout hero as Feyenoord win Super Cup Jones the shootout hero as Feyenoord win Super Cup
- August 06, 2017

In the 54th minute, with the score at 1-0, Vitesse's Karim El Ahmadi went down in the box after a challenge from Tim Matavz, but the referee waved play on as Feyenoord counterd and scored through Nicolai Jorgensen. The match finished 1-1 in regular time, with Jens Toornstra sending Feyenoord ahead inside the first 10 minutes before Vitesse equalised just after half-time in controversial circumstances. (more...)
Manchester United and Chelsea willing to pay Barcelona star's release clause Manchester United and Chelsea willing to pay Barcelona star's release clause
- August 06, 2017

According to Spanish outlet Don Balon , the Spain global has a £36m release clause in his contract and Man United are said to be willing to meet it. The Spaniard will always be remembered for his dramatic last-gasp winning goal in the Champions League round of 16 match against PSG last season, where Barcelona secured a memorable comeback, winning the game 6-1. (more...)
Everton planning Arsenal raid: Danny Welbeck eyed as Olivier Giroud alternative Everton planning Arsenal raid: Danny Welbeck eyed as Olivier Giroud alternative
- August 06, 2017

It is thought that Giroud is waiting to see if he features in Arsene Wenger's immediate plans for this season, before deciding on a move to Goodison - as a result Koeman may now move for Giroud's teammate Danny Welbeck, with Arsenal thought to want at least £30m for the former England global. (more...)
Barcelona enter race with Arsenal to sign Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri Barcelona enter race with Arsenal to sign Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri
- August 06, 2017

Barca now have a huge transfer budget after receiving £198 million from Neymar's world-record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain and are looking at improving several areas in the team. According to the story, Arsenal were hoping to sign the Nice star in a cut-price deal if the Ligue 1 side failed to make it to the Champions League group stage. (more...)
Chelsea's £37m bid for Danny Drinkwater has been accepted by Leicester Chelsea's £37m bid for Danny Drinkwater has been accepted by Leicester
- August 06, 2017

Leicester, however, were not keen on selling both players at once and didn't allow Drinkwater to follow Kante to Chelsea, though the move looks like it's on again this year. The Italian is now ready to end his pursuit to focus on Drinkwater, although he is not willing to spend more than £30m on him. With Chelsea in need of extra bodies in midfield and homegrown talent, ex-Manchester United youth Drinkwater fits the bill. (more...)
Sanchez's Teammates Think He Still Wants To Leave Arsenal
- August 06, 2017

But Lacazette and fellow new signing Sead Kolasinac are both expected to feature against the Premier League champions. "That decision is not completely made", said Wenger. How could Arsenal line up next season? The Spanish star barely featured in his one and only season for the Gunners and Wenger confirmed he will reluctantly allow him to leave because of the excessive amount of competition. (more...)
Chelsea to challenge Man United in race to sign £90M star Chelsea to challenge Man United in race to sign £90M star
- August 06, 2017

Indeed, United's executive vice-chairman has a certain obsession with turning the Old Trafford club into the Premier League's very own Galacticos. Perez is aware United want to take Bale off Zinedine Zidane's hands - but for less than Real paid Tottenham for him. "I expect them to play for us next season", said Rangnick. (more...)
Renault confirms Robert Kubica for post-Hungarian GP test Renault confirms Robert Kubica for post-Hungarian GP test
- August 06, 2017

And, excitingly, this isn't a one-off session: it is, according to Renault , "a new phase in assessing Robert Kubica's capabilities". Robert Kubica has moved a step closer to making a return to Formula 1 , after Renault have opted to run him in the test after the Hungarian Grand Prix . (more...)
Pro Football Hall of Fame members have Alabama roots Pro Football Hall of Fame members have Alabama roots
- August 06, 2017

He was one of seven in the Class of 2017. Davis had a remarkable career and he's a worthy member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Davis played three seasons with the Bulldogs, 1992-94. He became the lowest-drafted running back in National Football League history to gain over 1,000 yards (1,117) in his rookie season. Davis won the Super Bowl twice, picking up an MVP after beating the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl 32. (more...)
Pistons' Stanley Johnson Scores 86 Points in OVO Bounce Championship Game
- August 06, 2017

He was dominant for the Detroit Pistons Summer League squad in Orlando in spite of working with a reconfigured jumper and coaching edicts restricting his ability to rely upon his strengths. Jennings added that around five active National Basketball Association players participated in the event while the rest of the rosters presumably rounded out by semi-pro players. (more...)
Zverev storms into Washington tennis final Zverev storms into Washington tennis final
- August 06, 2017

Nishikori survived with an audacious drop shot from the base line that Paul could not run down, however, before staving off two more match points in the tiebreak and taking the second set. "Getting the hardcourt season started with a win would be great", Zverev said. Makarova, being coached by Britain's Nigel Sears, seeks her first WTA title since 2014 at Pattaya City and third overall. (more...)
Klopp Talk: Bilbao friendly Klopp Talk: Bilbao friendly "a really special experience"
- August 06, 2017

Klopp has made three signings ahead of the new Premier League season, with Mohamed Salah , Dominic Solanke and Andy Robertson arriving at Anfield. And when asked about what signings he still meant to make before the window shuts at the end of the month, Klopp was quick to heap praise on his current crop of players, including some of the younger stars that have impressed him in pre-season. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out further signings Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out further signings
- August 06, 2017

On the preseason campaign as a whole, Klopp said there are plenty of positive takeaways- along with some reason for concern. We had two draws and lost on penalties to Atletico Madrid. Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson were left out of Liverpool's pre-season closer on Saturday as a precaution. (more...)
Manchester United set to let defender rejoin former club
- August 06, 2017

Now the Under-20 worldwide is likely to reunite with his childhood club on a three-year contract, according to the Manchester Evening News . The youngster was sent out on loan to Bundesliga outfit Frankfurt last season but he struggled with several injuries which saw him only feature in 10 matches throughout the campaign. (more...)
Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga card tonight in Los Angeles Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Miguel Marriaga card tonight in Los Angeles
- August 06, 2017

Lomachenko beat Marriaga easily on Saturday. The Ukrainian, a two-time Olympic gold medallist during a glittering amateur career that saw him win 396 of 397 bouts, has set his sights on professional boxing's pound-for-pound crown after winning a world title in only his third fight. (more...)
Emery welcomes added pressure after Neymar arrival as PSG win season opener Emery welcomes added pressure after Neymar arrival as PSG win season opener
- August 06, 2017

The club's recruitment policy has gone increasingly wrong over the last few seasons as the Mirror highlight , and the players signed after their transfer ban have failed to make an impact to boot. "The player can't feature against Amiens because unfortunately the CIT is mandatory and should be delivered on the eve of the match at the latest", the French league said. (more...)
Club Friendly: Liverpool v Athletic Bilbao 05 August 2017 Club Friendly: Liverpool v Athletic Bilbao 05 August 2017
- August 06, 2017

Speaking in Dublin at a news conference following Liverpool's win over Athletic Bilbao in their final preseason friendly, Klopp said: "We always said that until August 31 we run through the world with open eyes. Andrew Robertson shows all the skills. It's all about others clubs. He's still adapting to our kind of football but you can see what a threat he can be offensively. (more...)
Rain washes out Mariners-Royals tilt Rain washes out Mariners-Royals tilt
- August 06, 2017

The postponement was Seattle's first since being rained out in NY on April 30, 2014. Rookie right-hander Jake Junis will likely start the nightcap against Erasmo Ramirez. Gonzales, a 25-year-old southpaw, was set to start Saturday's game after being recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Saturday morning. For the first time since 2010, the Royals will host a traditional doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium. (more...)
CRPF trooper injured in Srinagar firing CRPF trooper injured in Srinagar firing
- August 06, 2017

However, the security forces immediately swung into action and took position and retaliated. After the attack, the police had briefly blocked-off the Parimpora-Pantha Chowk by pass road, said the officer. "Militants fired upon a bunker vehicle of police at Nowgam at 8.45 pm but there was no loss of life in the incident", a police official said. The Lashkar-e-Taiba claimed responsibility for the attack. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp's fitness update on Philippe Coutinho & Jordan Henderson for Watford trip Jurgen Klopp's fitness update on Philippe Coutinho & Jordan Henderson for Watford trip
- August 06, 2017

He's still adapting to our kind of football but you can see what a threat he can be offensively. The Liverpool coach was only too happy to mingle with the mini Reds, as he lifted Rian Carey, 5, from Longboat Quay, Dublin , among others, overs the security barrier to get a up-close and personal pic. (more...)
UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno Results UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno Results
- August 06, 2017

Penn last January in Phoenix - all three by unanimous decision. His two losses have both come by finish too, with Alex Caceres submitting him via rear-naked choke at UFC on Fox 10 and Ryan Benoit scoring a second-round TKO at UFC 185. UFC Mexico City went down Saturday, and served as the lone UFC event in the month of August thanks to the boxing superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather . (more...)
Wenger to rest players in Europa League
- August 06, 2017

Arsene Wenger has "nothing" to say regarding Alexis Sanchez's contract situation at Arsenal and reiterated that the Chile global will remain at the Emirates Stadium for the upcoming campaign. "We do not want to come out on that [negotiations over a new contract] because every negotiation or not negotiation has to be a little bit secret". (more...)
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...)