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Wenger reveals why Alexis Sanchez will not play against Leicester City, Stoke Wenger reveals why Alexis Sanchez will not play against Leicester City, Stoke
- August 09, 2017

The 28-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from the club in the summer with his contract up at the end of the season. Wenger was coy, though, when he was asked if any bids had been tabled for Sanchez . 'But I don't think I would have included him on Friday night. "It looks like everywhere there is many, many players and a bit of congestion at the moment everywhere". (more...)
McIlroy ready to build on success, comfort at Quail Hollow McIlroy ready to build on success, comfort at Quail Hollow
- August 09, 2017

More importantly, he wants a second major win and what better place for that to happen than in Charlotte which is just up the road from his native Irmo. The only PGA Championship victor since 2008 who wasn't a first-time major victor was McIlroy in 2012 and 2014. "It has been a bit of a transitional year", said the world number four, who split with caddie JP Fitzgerald after The Open and will have friend Harry Diamond on the bag this weekend. (more...)
Retiring Vince Wilfork lauded as 'best lineman' ever coached by Bill Belichick
- August 09, 2017

Thank you, David and Barbara Wilfork". He said earlier this summer he was contemplating retirement after the Texans declined to offer him a new contract. A two-time Super Bowl champion with the Patriots, Wilfork was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and also earned first-team All-Pro honors following the 2012 season. (more...)
Will race for Hendrick in 2018 Will race for Hendrick in 2018
- August 09, 2017

Within the last month, the 12-time championship team announced a series of changes to its drivers, starting with 24-year-old Alex Bowman taking over in the No. When Hendrick announced Byron's hiring last August at Bristol Motor Speedway, he emphasized the need for new drivers in the four-team operation. "We're working on it. (more...)
Justin Turner hits pair of homers in Dodgers' loss Justin Turner hits pair of homers in Dodgers' loss
- August 09, 2017

But Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig had other ideas, and he preserved the Dodgers' 3-2 lead. Lamb, a left-handed hitter, was batting.143 with four homers off left-handed pitchers this season. On Tuesday the Dodgers dropped the first game of a 3-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks , with a final score of 6-3. They have the third-best 52-game stretch in modern history, behind the 1912 New York Giants and the 1906 Chicago Cubs . (more...)
Gareth Bale calls bullsh*** on transfer rumours
- August 09, 2017

The Spain worldwide played a delightful one-two with Gareth Bale that got him behind the United defence and he duly finished past De Gea. This thinking did get more out of United's players, as they started threatening, though only after conceding for the second time. (more...)
Celebrity Big Brother's Marissa Jade Evicted Over Sarah Harding And Trisha Payta Celebrity Big Brother's Marissa Jade Evicted Over Sarah Harding And Trisha Payta
- August 09, 2017

The tattooed ladies' man and Marissa were "all over each other" in a club just hours after her eviction according to a source. "I don't believe anybody else does not want to be there", she confessed. It came within hours of her conversation with Ex On The Beach star Jordan Davies , where the pair chose to "slow down" their developing romance. "He's full of life and I love that about him". (more...)
Orioles Reveal Special Jerseys For Players Weekend Orioles Reveal Special Jerseys For Players Weekend
- August 09, 2017

Players will be able to declare their nicknames ahead of time, which will enable fans to buy jerseys with the nicknames on them, much like the National Basketball Association first did in 2014. Players also can wear T-shirts highlighting a charity or cause of their choice during pregame workouts and postgame interviews. Players will have the opportunity to have a nickname placed on the back of the jerseys made by Majestic Athletic, as well as to wear and use uniquely colored and designed ... (more...)
MLB Predictions: Will the Rockies upset the Indians? 8/8/17 MLB Predictions: Will the Rockies upset the Indians? 8/8/17
- August 09, 2017

Lefty Mike Dunn has perhaps been Colorado's best reliever of late, keeping opponents to a.167 average since July 21 and allowing just one earned run over his last 8.1 innings. His 2.22 ERA at Progressive Field was the second-lowest at home in the American League through Monday. "When Austin got the tying run in, it nearly takes the pressure off you", Gomes said. (more...)
Arizona Wildcats land five-star recruit Jahvon Quinerly Arizona Wildcats land five-star recruit Jahvon Quinerly
- August 09, 2017

Miller continues to recruit at an extremely high level for Arizona , and it'll certainly be interesting to see how he uses both Williams and Quinerly . 4 PG and the No. 15 overall player nationally, per 247Sports composite. Quinerly, 18, averaged 18.8 points and 5.1 assists while shooting 44 percent from 3-point range throughout the Under Armour circuit that began in April and continued into this month. (more...)
Watford agree fee to sign Burnley's Andre Gray Watford agree fee to sign Burnley's Andre Gray
- August 09, 2017

After two full seasons and 57 goals for the Hatters , Gray made the leap from the Conference Premier into the Championship with Brentford. The Hornets have already done some impressive business this summer with Daniel Bachmann, Tom Cleverley, Kiko Femenia, Will Hughes, Nathaniel Chalobah and Richarlison all coming into Vicarage Road. (more...)
Matic backs Lukaku for fruitful season after debut goal Matic backs Lukaku for fruitful season after debut goal
- August 09, 2017

The Belgian striker will have been pleased to get off the mark in a competitive fixture for Manchester United , tapping in a rebound after Nemanja Matic's shot was saved by Keylor Navas. There was suspicions that the goal was offside, with Steve McManaman suggesting the referee had made a mistake on BT Sport: "Officially he is offside so if it gets given offside, and you see these angles, you say fair enough", said the former Liverpool man. (more...)
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ruled out for two weeks Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ruled out for two weeks
- August 09, 2017

Sanchez , who has less than 12 months left on his deal at the Emirates, has been heavily linked with a move away from north London throughout the summer, with Bayern Munich, PSG and Manchester City all earmarked as possible destinations. (more...)
What? Mayweather says Conor has the edge on paper What? Mayweather says Conor has the edge on paper
- August 09, 2017

I'm not the same fighter I was five years ago. Over the past month, we've seen ridiculous trash talk in the headlines and an out of control, at times cringe-worthy World Tour to promote the fight with both fighters showing remarkable confidence. (more...)
Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree to five-year contract Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree to five-year contract
- August 09, 2017

That title is pending Le'Veon Bell signing his franchise tender with the Steelers, but remains a milestone for Freeman. "We are very pleased that we were able to get this extension done", Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. He is the only player in the league to rush for at least 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in each of the last two years. He is the first Falcons back to rush for consecutive 1,000-yard seasons since Jamal Anderson in 1996 and 1997. (more...)
Super Agent Talks With AC Milan Over Zlatan Ibrahimovic Contract
- August 09, 2017

Mourinho hinted on the eve of the European Super Cup against Real Madrid in Skopje, which United lost 2-1 , that the former Juventus, Milan and Paris Saint-Germain striker could rejoin the club this season. Many thought that Zlatan's top flight career was over when he injured his knee against Anderlecht in a Europa League game last season. Romelu Lukaku also hinted Ibrahimovic could stay at the club by revealing he asked the former Sweden global if he could wear his former No 9 shirt. (more...)
Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup Classy Real see off United to win European Super Cup
- August 09, 2017

Real Madrid returns to action on Sunday against rival Barcelona in the opening leg of the Spanish Super Cup , while Manchester United opens the Premier League season against the club's former striker Chicharito and West Ham, also on Sunday, at Old Trafford. (more...)
Tiger Woods won't attend impaired driving hearing Tiger Woods won't attend impaired driving hearing
- August 09, 2017

Under court rules, Woods' attorney can enter a not guilty plea on his behalf Wednesday. On the other hand, the once heralded golfer in Woods could have additionally agreed to enter a program for first-time DUI defendants. Officers checked the area but didn't find that he had hit anything. Woods showed signs of impairment, but did not have any sign of alcohol in his system. (more...)
We Could See Video Games as Part of the 2024 Summer Olympics We Could See Video Games as Part of the 2024 Summer Olympics
- August 09, 2017

He also added, "We have to look at it because we can't say, "It's not us. It's not about Olympics, '" Estanguet said". To this end, the three-time former Olympic champion in canoe-slalom, went on to state, "The youth, yes they are interested in e-sports and this kind of thing [gaming]. (more...)
Chelsea make a move for a Tottenham defensive target Chelsea make a move for a Tottenham defensive target
- August 09, 2017

Trippier has earned his spot thanks to some fine displays last season and was often preferred to Walker for the very biggest games. Juventus' Alex Sandro and Porto's Alex Telles were failed targets earlier in the summer. It is no secret that manager Antonio Conte is far from happy with club's dealings in the summer transfer window and he hopes to recruit few more quality footballers before the end of the month. (more...)
Hayatou hits back at Ahmad in 2019 Nations Cup row Hayatou hits back at Ahmad in 2019 Nations Cup row
- August 09, 2017

Cameroon, who last staged the continental showcase in 1972, has plans to have seven stadia and 25 training pitches available for the tournament, and claimed in a statement the CAF president had pre-empted an upcoming inspection. "FECAFOOT is deeply concerned by the fact that these remarks are made when the first CAF inspection mission scheduled for 20 to 28 August 2017 has not yet been fielded in Cameroon", he said. (more...)
Diego Costa to Liverpool? Thompson says striker would be 'dream' loanee Diego Costa to Liverpool? Thompson says striker would be 'dream' loanee
- August 09, 2017

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is in no hurry to push through a move for Diego Costa , a stance that threatens to leave the exiled Chelsea striker in limbo. "To be honest, as fanciful and unlikely as it may be, I'd also like to see Arsenal at least dipping their toe in the water for Diego Costa as well", Wright was quoted as saying by the Daily Star . (more...)
Inflaron un millón de votos en las elecciones de Venezuela — Encuestadora Inflaron un millón de votos en las elecciones de Venezuela — Encuestadora
- August 09, 2017

No obstante, para Antonio Múgica , consejero delegado de la multinacional, "la diferencia entre la cantidad anunciada y la que arroja el sistema es de al menos un millón de electores ". Para la coalición opositora MUD, la participación fue de apenas 2'483.073 personas, número que habría aumentado debido a que el horario de votación se amplió. (more...)
Larsson lands at Hull after Sunderland exit Larsson lands at Hull after Sunderland exit
- August 09, 2017

Hull City have announced the signing of Sebastian Larsson on a one-year deal. And now he is reportedly on the verge of pursuing his career in England with Hull, in what could turn out to be an excellent addition by Slutsky and the Tigers hierarchy. (more...)
Braves infielder exits game after suffering a freak injury taking the field Braves infielder exits game after suffering a freak injury taking the field
- August 09, 2017

The diagnosis was made following an MRI. The Braves have announced the injury is a hyperextended right knee. After opening his night at Triple-A Gwinnett with an RBI double, Swanson was removed in the middle of the game directly after news of Camargo's injury first broke. (more...)
Tom Coughlin on joint practices Tom Coughlin on joint practices
- August 09, 2017

I don't think you really have to talk about it enough, I know everybody knows it". "I'm not here to evaluate their team (and) their players". "Obviously, they're the world champions", Coughlin said Tuesday. Brady went 3-of-3 on each of his next two segments and then 0-of-2. Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny had a rare pass deflection in coverage against Brady, who tried to hit one of his favorite in wide receiver Julian Edelman . (more...)
Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford carted off with knee injury Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford carted off with knee injury
- August 09, 2017

In his sixth season with Dallas after being taken in the third round in 2012, Crawford has 12.5 career sacks after posting 4.5 last season. Rookie Taco Charlton would assume a starting role if the injury keeps Crawford is out for an extended period. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Concedes Defeat in Ivan Perisic Pursuit Jose Mourinho Concedes Defeat in Ivan Perisic Pursuit
- August 09, 2017

The "Special One" had targeted Perisic for a move to Manchester United in the current transfer window, but would not meet the Nerazzurri's asking price of €55 million before they ultimately shut down any negotiations. " They're strong, they put up a good defence to keep someone who's an important player for them ". Perisic is a classy winger known for his crossing ability, direct running and ability to beat players for pace. (more...)
White Sox activate Avisail Garcia, put Davidson on DL White Sox activate Avisail Garcia, put Davidson on DL
- August 09, 2017

In what has become a corresponding roster move, the White Sox have also elected to place designated hitter Matt Davidson on the same list due to a right wrist contusion. For his major league career as a whole, Garcia is sporting a.267 batting average with 52 home runs and 227 RBIs to accompany his.317 on-base percentage. (more...)
Donaldson homers twice, Jays beat Yankees 4-2 Donaldson homers twice, Jays beat Yankees 4-2
- August 09, 2017

The Yankees' rotation took a jolt in the series opener when CC Sabathia left after three innings with a sore right knee. He will return to New York Wednesday for further examination. They've been held to two or fewer runs in five of their last six games. Closer Roberto Osuna, who had blown three of his previous five save attempts, picked up his 29th save of the season in the win. (more...)