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Matsuyama makes history on his way to Bridgestone Invitational win Matsuyama makes history on his way to Bridgestone Invitational win
- August 07, 2017

Overall, it was his eighth WGC event and third top 10, highlighted by his maiden TOUR title in his WGC debut at the 2016 HSBC. This was his sixth win in his past 20 starts - during which time he has also managed four top-five finishes and five more top-25 placings. (more...)
Los Angeles Chargers make birthday gaffe with WR Mike Williams Los Angeles Chargers make birthday gaffe with WR Mike Williams
- August 07, 2017

The tweet has since been deleted, but not before the rookie could respond to it. A 6-foot-4 receiver out of Clemson, Williams will celebrate his 23rd birthday on October 4. (more...)
Diego Costa set to hand in Chelsea transfer request
- August 07, 2017

However, both Chelsea and manager Antonio Conte have come out swinging and denied the allegations that Conte only informed Costa that he was not wanted in June in a text message, claiming that Costa was made aware of the manager's plans in January. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas sends message to Chelsea fans ahead of Arsenal clash
- August 07, 2017

Moses, sent off after receiving a second yellow card for diving as Arsenal stunned Chelsea 2-1 in May's FA Cup final, partially atoned by putting the champions ahead early in the second half. The Blues looked much sharper than they had in the first half and held on to their lead well for most of the second period, Arsenal's best chance to equalise coming from Xhaka's dipping effort from 30 yards that was well kept out by Courtois . (more...)
Darren Daulton dies after battle with brain cancer Darren Daulton dies after battle with brain cancer
- August 07, 2017

Daulton had battled brain cancer for four years after being diagnosed with glioblastoma in 2013. During spring training in 2015, he announced that doctors told him he was cancer-free , but the cancer returned and Daulton's condition took a turn for the worse last month . (more...)
Mercedes has 'given up' points - Hamilton Mercedes has 'given up' points - Hamilton
- August 07, 2017

I can become world champion. "I'd certainly like to go to Asia for the final races with a decision", Wolff said. "There is no limit for me", he added. But despite that, the 27 year-old Finn doesn't want to be a B-string driver to the three-time world champ Hamilton. "I think Ferrari have given up a lot less as a team". (more...)
Islamabad airport cancels flights due to internet cable fault Islamabad airport cancels flights due to internet cable fault
- August 07, 2017

The disruption in the India-Middle East-Western Europe submarine cable prevented airport officials confirming flight schedules and ticket bookings, as a result of which at least eight flights domestic and worldwide flights were cancelled earlier today, Dawn news quoted airport officials as saying. (more...)
Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger
- August 07, 2017

That would be the plan. "In the Europa League , if we can afford sometimes to rest some players, we will do it". Manchester United have bought, City have bought many players, Liverpool have bought, we have bought, Chelsea have bought, Tottenham have a young group that is together for a long time. (more...)
European Central Bank unaware of any approach for coach
- August 07, 2017

Domingo has served as South Africa coach since 2013 but had to reapply for his own role amid a review of the Proteas' coaching structure this year. Speaking after the first day of the Old Trafford Test, the England assistant coach, Paul Farbrace , said: "Ottis is someone with a lot of worldwide experience. (more...)
Colts WR Donte Moncrief out with AC joint sprain Colts WR Donte Moncrief out with AC joint sprain
- August 07, 2017

However, given that he's only listed as "day-to-day", it doesn't appear that this injury is almost as severe-if still not insignificant. 2 wide receiver will miss some time in the near future as well to further limit this crew. The receiver will have to focus on getting healthy while developing into a legitimate secondary option in the receiving corps behind T.Y. Hilton, especially as he tries to earn a new contract heading into his fourth year in the league. (more...)
Ryan Lochte victorious in first competition since Rio Olympics Ryan Lochte victorious in first competition since Rio Olympics
- August 07, 2017

Lochte finished fifth in the men's 100m backstroke, clocking 55.16sec in a final won by two-time Olympic medalist Arkady Vyatchanin of Serbia in 53.91."It's a good starting point", said Lochte, who will race in the 200m individual medley in the meet at Nassau County Aquatics Centre in suburban NY. (more...)
Here Are Your 2017 Television Critics Association Award Winners Here Are Your 2017 Television Critics Association Award Winners
- August 07, 2017

Meanwhile, Donald Glover took home the Individual Achievement in Comedy award for his hit show Atlanta , which was also hailed for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy . NBC's This Is Us was recognized as the season's Outstanding New Program , and ABC's family comedy Speechless won in the category of Outstanding Achievement In Youth Programming . (more...)
Greg Schiano: Ohio State DL better than he had with Buccaneers Greg Schiano: Ohio State DL better than he had with Buccaneers
- August 07, 2017

McCoy , a five-time Pro Bowl selection, had 14.5 sacks during Schiano's two seasons in Tampa Bay, but the Buccaneers' other defensive linemen during those years, including Adrian Clayborn, Michael Bennett and William Gholston , apparently didn't make much of an impression. (more...)
Eagles could use newly acquired DB Corey Graham in three-safety sets Eagles could use newly acquired DB Corey Graham in three-safety sets
- August 07, 2017

Schwartz feels Graham will help them be able to do so more often. Schwartz said before practice that he'll probably give Graham some "guest appearances" at corner. The two spent a season together with the Bills in Buffalo in 2014. But I think we'll be open to everything. "You don't want to close your mind to anything". (more...)
Kipnis to return to Indians' lineup against Yankees Kipnis to return to Indians' lineup against Yankees
- August 07, 2017

To make room for Kipnis, the club optioned infielder Erik Gonzalez to Triple-A Columbus. "He had to face a left-handed knuckleballer". Manager Terry Francona said he plans to ease Kipnis back in and as the season moves into the grind of August games. (more...)
Trent Baalke takes job with NFL as football operations consultant Trent Baalke takes job with NFL as football operations consultant
- August 07, 2017

Prior to the team's final game of last season, a matchup against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium, Baalke confirmed that he had been fired. Baalke was jettisoned with one-and-done coach Chip Kelly as part York's efforts to rebuild the franchise that suffered a steep decline after three straight deep postseason runs under former coach Jim Harbaugh. (more...)
Crosby brings Stanley Cup to Halifax for a third celebration Crosby brings Stanley Cup to Halifax for a third celebration
- August 07, 2017

He said Crosby spent about an hour and a half roaming from room to room, visiting with kids and families and taking photos with "Stanley". The Rimouski Oceanic announced that Crosby will take part in a parade with the Cup on Monday afternoon that will wind up at the team's home rink, the Colisee Financiere Sun Life. (more...)
Michael Conforto extends hitting streak with home run Michael Conforto extends hitting streak with home run
- August 07, 2017

Chris Taylor, Justin Turner, Corey Seager and rookie Cody Bellinger also connected for the Dodgers, who are 43-7 since June 7. "Got 'em", Turner said with a smile through his bushy red beard. In Baltimore, Welington Castillo hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning. Blue Jays 4, Astros 3 (10 innings): Ryan Goins slapped a two-out, two-strike RBI single to left field, scoring Rob Refsnyder with the go-ahead run in the 10th inning of Toronto's victory over Houston. (more...)
Mo Farah race times
- August 07, 2017

We all play a role but Mo doesn't rely on any of it. "You had the Kenyans, you had the Ethiopians, you had the Ugandans, everybody worked as a team against me", he said immediately after retaining his title. The semifinal will run at 1:10 p.m. CT followed by the final in the last event of the day at 3:50 p.m. CT. He also continued "It was one of the toughest races of my life". (more...)
Ligue 1 star explains summer Liverpool snub Ligue 1 star explains summer Liverpool snub
- August 07, 2017

The player himself even told Ouest-France two days ago he wanted to be a part of his club's long-term project, which is to go as far as possible, with hope to replicate Nice's successes from previous year. Andre is a key man for Rennes and the Ligue 1 club are not keen on allowing him to leave. Andre is also excellent in aerial duels, laying passes and making timely tackles. (more...)
Coaches taking bribes from players - Muntari Coaches taking bribes from players - Muntari
- August 07, 2017

The 32-year-old, who featured for the U-17 team in 2000 before joining the Black Stars two years later, says many talented young players are now overlooked because they can't afford to pay their way through. Detailing how the slim fate in the Russian Federation 2018 can be possible, he continued that "You know why? Look at the players that have played at the youthful level in the past and tell us if the hunger is there anymore", he lamented. (more...)
Agent admits Man Utd, AC Milan target Dendoncker favours Anderlecht exit Agent admits Man Utd, AC Milan target Dendoncker favours Anderlecht exit
- August 07, 2017

The revelation that the Belgium worldwide is ready to leave Anderlecht , made by his agent Chritsophe Henrotay, could see Everton getting their cheque book out again as they continue to look to improve across the pitch. "Let's wait and see if a good solution can be found with the club, but it seems hard". Buying Dendoncker one or two seasons before Matic moves on would ensure a smooth succession. (more...)
Dustin Ortiz Scores Fastest Knockout in UFC Flyweight History Dustin Ortiz Scores Fastest Knockout in UFC Flyweight History
- August 07, 2017

In the end, it seemed like Sandoval was throwing too heavy, too wild, and he got caught by a crisp Ortiz left hook that ended him as he attempted to muscle into the pocket. While there were a few exciting fights that went the distance, there were a record-tying seven first-round finishes. It aired on FS1 following additional prelims on UFC Fight Pass and ahead of a main card on FS1. (more...)
Van Niekerk breezes into 400m final Van Niekerk breezes into 400m final
- August 07, 2017

Calling it quits at the age of 30 and looking for a golden farewell in his last individual race at the world championships, Bolt lost to a man who produced a comeback not only on Saturday but also through a doping-tainted career. "He is so friendly and a lovely guy". Schippers, who admits her relationship with 100m and 200m Olympic champion Thompson is "very bad", has moved mountains to redress the gap between herself and the Jamaican including working on her start. (more...)
Southern Miss' Tori Bowie cuts through competition at world championships Southern Miss' Tori Bowie cuts through competition at world championships
- August 07, 2017

Bowie easily won her heat and semifinal races to reach Sunday's final. He barely broke sweat in a run of 44.22sec, setting up a fascinating final against Lashawn Merritt, the former world and Olympic champion who served a 21-month ban for doping from 2010 after claiming he ingested a banned substance via a penis enlargement product. (more...)
Tigers will place Jose Iglesias on bereavement list after death in family
- August 07, 2017

Jason Beck of MLB.com reports that the Tigers will promote Jeimer Candelario from Triple-A Toledo on Monday. He can spend three to seven days on the bereavement list . The Tigers' four-game winning streak was snapped on Sunday with a 12-3 shellacking to the hands of the Baltimore Orioles. Three of his hits have been good for extra bases so far, including a home run in his team debut on Wednesday. (more...)
Chelsea step up bid to sign Gareth Bale
- August 07, 2017

Both Bale and Neymar were both expected to give the Madrid/Barcelona rivalry another dimension with expected to also challenge Ronaldo & Messi for the spots of being the "ace" of their teams. The fee is difficult to wrap your head around, and it will be even harder for Neymar to justify costing more than double what any other player has. (more...)
Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over €26m loyalty bonus Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over €26m loyalty bonus
- August 07, 2017

Neymar's father and agent, Neymar Sr. has told Spanish radio that Barcelona lost his support to retain his son when they refused to pay a bonus for signing a new contract previous year. "Until then, they had it". The star's dad was initially on Barcelona's side trying to convince the forward to stay but he "lost his support" because of the attitude of the board. (more...)
Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79 Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79
- August 07, 2017

She won three Olympic golds at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics in thw100 metres, 200 metres & 4 x 100 relay. She was working in a factory making baby clothes and had only just graduated from high school when she captured Australia's hearts with her 1956 Melbourne games performances. (more...)
UFC FN 114: Watch Dustin Ortiz KO Hector Sandoval in 15 Seconds UFC FN 114: Watch Dustin Ortiz KO Hector Sandoval in 15 Seconds
- August 07, 2017

The previous record for the fastest knock out in the division came when Colombian Fredy Serrano knocked out Chinese mixed martial artist Yao Zhikui after just 44 seconds. With only two wins in his last six fights, Ortiz needed this. Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans fell to his fourth consecutive defeat when he dropped a split decision to fan-favourite Sam Alvey. (more...)