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World number one Karolina Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup third round World number one Karolina Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup third round
- August 10, 2017

American Venus Williams, playing in her first tournament since reaching the final at Wimbledon , again had to battle to advance as she defeated 21-year-old Katerina Siniakova 7-5 7-5. Wimbledon champion and fourth seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain moved on with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens. Osaka beat 15th seed Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets, 16th seed Elena Vesnina was beaten in three by Ashleigh Barty and Caroline Garcia saw off Varvara Lepchenko 6-1 6-4. (more...)
You Can Play A Free Demo Of 'NBA Live 18' Starting Friday You Can Play A Free Demo Of 'NBA Live 18' Starting Friday
- August 10, 2017

They also revealed the game has been moved up from its original December release window, and will now be launching on PS4 and Xbox One September 15. "The demo features 'The Rise, ' the prologue section of NBA Live's new single-player career, The One", Good reported. (more...)
Harley-Davidson to advertise on Milwaukee Bucks uniforms Harley-Davidson to advertise on Milwaukee Bucks uniforms
- August 10, 2017

The Milwaukee Bucks will become the latest team to unveil its new uniforms for the 2017-18 season on Thursday, and the jerseys will include a Harley-Davidson patch. "If you are one of the people who haven't considered Harley-Davidson, we say 'welcome, '" said Sean Cummings, Harley-Davidson senior vice president, global demand. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur: Is Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs Team Now a Selling Club?
- August 10, 2017

With the new Premier League season mere days away, we have had a look at all 20 teams before the big kick-off. When Spurs' pre-season squad list was released and Moussa Sissoko's name was not on it, the rumour mill sprung into life with many supporters taking the view that the Frenchman's ill-fated spell at the club had come to an end. (more...)
The pursuit of the Grand Slam begins for Jordan Spieth The pursuit of the Grand Slam begins for Jordan Spieth
- August 10, 2017

Spieth , who turned 24 last month, won the Open at Royal Birkdale in July to set up the possibility of completing the set of majors this week. For now, Spieth is among a select group of 13 players who have captured three of the four majors in their careers. (more...)
Wantaway Chelsea star Diego Costa visits the circus Wantaway Chelsea star Diego Costa visits the circus
- August 10, 2017

There were flashes of the "total football" played by Guardiola's dominant Barcelona and Bayern Munich sides, but inconsistency particularly in defense, led to City finishing third in the Spaniard's first season in charge. "The importance for me about this player, who is a really good player, a top player, very important for our team, but sometimes you must accept this insane transfer market". (more...)
Blues star Willian reveals Manchester United tried to sign him Blues star Willian reveals Manchester United tried to sign him
- August 10, 2017

Burnley are hoping to capitalise on early-season uncertainty as they bid to emerge from a visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday with a surprise win over Premier League champions Chelsea , the Lancashire club's defender Ben Mee has said. (more...)
Craig Bellamy: Most excited I've been for a Premier League season Craig Bellamy: Most excited I've been for a Premier League season
- August 10, 2017

The transfer season ahead of the new campaign is something that has had unusual feel about it at times. 'I think they could score more goals than they did, we could score more goals than we did. The club was awarded a golden replica trophy by the Premier League once the season ended and they even went on to remain unbeaten for 49 games in total, setting a new record. (more...)
Zuttah Doesn't Survive Week 2 of 49ers Training Camp Zuttah Doesn't Survive Week 2 of 49ers Training Camp
- August 10, 2017

As it stands, Baltimore has been linked to free agent center Nick Mangold for most of the off-season, showing there is a need for a veteran to at least compete with Ryan Jensen for the starting job. Newsom update: A team spokesman said linebacker Donavin Newsom was "doing fine" and was scheduled to be released from Stanford Hospital on Thursday after he left the field in an ambulance with a concussion Wednesday. (more...)
Ravindra Jadeja credits Dhoni, Virat for topping the chart Ravindra Jadeja credits Dhoni, Virat for topping the chart
- August 10, 2017

In the batting segment, Steve Smith and Joe Root occupy the Top 2 slots followed by Pujara who has 888 points and Virat Kohli on 5th spot with 813 points. In the bowlers' list Ravichandran Ashwin (842 points) dropped a place to be third with Jimmy Anderson a notch below Jadeja. Indian pace bowlers Mohammad Shami (up three places to 20th) and Umesh Yadav (up three places to 22nd) have also made notable gains. (more...)
Sheffield United: Blades boss Chris Wilder confirms bid for Wolves' Conor Coady Sheffield United: Blades boss Chris Wilder confirms bid for Wolves' Conor Coady
- August 10, 2017

When then asked whether the offer had been successful, he replied: "That will be kept between the two clubs". "I think there was a lot of build-up everywhere in pre-season because we've made some great signings and were looking really good, especially in the last game against Augsburg". (more...)
Follow Jordan Spieth's bid to become golf's youngest Grand Slam winner Follow Jordan Spieth's bid to become golf's youngest Grand Slam winner
- August 10, 2017

Jordan Spieth celebrated his 24th birthday during his week off after winning the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Wildly inconsistent this year, he knows the course better than anyone. "The only conversations we have had (about moving) was with the 2016 season", said Grube, referring to the move to the first week of August a year ago to accommodate golf returning to the Olympic Games. (more...)
Ford Bronco From OJ Simpson Chase Will Appear on 'Pawn Stars' Ford Bronco From OJ Simpson Chase Will Appear on 'Pawn Stars'
- August 10, 2017

He purchased the vehicle from A.C. Cowlings-who was driving Simpson toward the Mexico border during the slow-speed chase during the Hall of Fame running back's murder investigation-at some point in the 1990s. Simpson's vehicle chase on the California freeways inside the white Ford Bronco effectively changed the news cycle with around-the-clock coverage becoming the new normal in the wake of the explosive case. (more...)
Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer, Garbine Muguruza Advance to Third Round Rogers Cup 2017: Roger Federer, Garbine Muguruza Advance to Third Round
- August 10, 2017

The 27-year-old Japanese was a finalist last year and semifinalist in 2015 at the Rogers Cup , a Masters 1000 level tournament on the ATP Tour, the third highest tier of men's professional tennis. I'm sure that he will be confident after saving a big match against (Rogerio) Dutra Silva and today winning against one of the best players of the world. (more...)
Ireland team change London hotel after norovirus outbreak Ireland team change London hotel after norovirus outbreak
- August 10, 2017

At least two leading medal contenders - including Irish hurdler Thomas Barr - have been forced to pull out of their races after the bug struck. Public Health England confirmed that the athletes have norovirus, which can cause nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, malaise and muscle pain, according to the Mayo Clinic. (more...)
Tim Tebow, St. Lucie Mets take on Tampa Yankees Tim Tebow, St. Lucie Mets take on Tampa Yankees
- August 10, 2017

The boy, who has a tumor behind his right eye which makes it hard to play sports, went back to his seat next to his parents with tears of joy streaming down his face. Jhoan Urena hit a three-run home run in the third inning, leading the St. Lucie Mets to a 6-5 win over the Florida Fire Frogs on Wednesday. With the score tied 5-5 in the eighth, the Mets took the lead for good when Tim Tebow hit an RBI single, driving in Anthony Dimino. (more...)
Arsenal 2017/18 Season Preview: A quest to rejoin the top four Arsenal 2017/18 Season Preview: A quest to rejoin the top four
- August 10, 2017

If the answer is no you need to take a long, hard look at yourself. As usual Arsenal have found themselves at the centre of rumours surrounding their best players leaving, but as the window moves on it still doesn't look as though Mesut Ozil , and most importantly Alexis Sanchez , will be leaving. (more...)
Amir Khan opens up about split from wife Faryal Makhmood on Snapchat Amir Khan opens up about split from wife Faryal Makhmood on Snapchat
- August 10, 2017

He also added, "The divorce is going through anyway and I'm just not happy with things and that's the reason I went out last night honestly". "I went to see some people at the marina and I've been up all night". Immediately, Khan writes: "Hi everyone". She wrote: "Holy s***! I sincerely apologise (sic)". "Same for you. You will get the best guys regardless, scar or no scar". (more...)
Richard Scudamore "glad" Neymar did not join Premier League club
- August 10, 2017

I am glad that is not us who has got that particular record. "When the previous record was £89 million (Paul Pogba), to suddenly go to £200 million that's something else going on there". "Unless it's in a pre-season friendly, no!" was Scudamore's unequivocal reply. It does mean there are 10, 12, 14 teams potentially capable of winning the league - although probably the bookmakers don't quite see it that way. (more...)
Petition Started To Remove Football Player From Team Petition Started To Remove Football Player From Team
- August 10, 2017

Last week, Pelini told Brian Dzenis , YSU beat writer for The Vindicator , that he received a tip that the former Big Red player was attending YSU. News of Richmond's participation drew a wave of criticism in the university community recently, and a petition was started to keep him from playing for the Penguins. (more...)
Ronaldo in Real Squad for Manchester United Reunion — UEFA Super Cup Ronaldo in Real Squad for Manchester United Reunion — UEFA Super Cup
- August 10, 2017

The 32-year-old only returned to action last week after being allowed an extended break from football following his Confederations Cup campaign with Portugal . "In the end that is what interests me, him and everyone else". The fact he is with us means a lot because it means he is ready to play . "Cristiano is a very important player in our team and, regardless of how many days he's been training, I think it is important for him to be here with the team", Ramos said. (more...)
Thierry Henry: I'm a big fan of new Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette Thierry Henry: I'm a big fan of new Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette
- August 10, 2017

Walcott continued: " Honestly, he is an absolute animal ". "I saw him playing for a long time in the French league and in the youth team". "The power he's got and his pace, it's attractive to watch". Henry believes that the 26-year-old French global has improved Arsenal's attack and given them a different option of play compared to Olivier Giroud . (more...)
Wembley worries to follow Tottenham Hotspur in Premier League title chase
- August 10, 2017

There has been no significant strengthening of the squad this summer, and with Spurs forced to play their home games at Wembley this season, bookmakers are predicting a fourth-placed finish for Spurs, who can be backed at 10-1. Watford are yet again under new management, but bookmakers are predicting another season of toil for the Hornets, pricing them at 15-8 for the drop. (more...)
Arsenal vs Leicester: 25/1 Betting Odds on Gunners
- August 10, 2017

This time around it's more about injuries than lack of spending. According to the Mirror's Adrian Kajumba , Sanchez's abdominal strain, which will see him miss Arsenal's opening Premier League matches with Leicester City and Stoke City , has prompted renewed worry he might try to move on this summer. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits he made one big mistake last season Arsene Wenger admits he made one big mistake last season
- August 10, 2017

David Luiz has told talkSPORT he realised a long-held dream by winning the Premier League title with Chelsea last season , and insists the champions can not let their form drop as they look to defend their crown. "We will let some players go because too much competition for places is too detrimental". "The rest of them were actually really good performances and we were unlucky not to get something from a couple of them, but it'll be a really good test for us early in the season". (more...)
Arsenal lose Alexis Sanchez but not for good Arsenal lose Alexis Sanchez but not for good
- August 10, 2017

Asked if there had been any official bids for Sanchez this summer, Wenger replied: " I can't tell you that at the moment". The Bosnian has arrived from Schalke , and has impressed both as a centre back and as a left wing back since joining. (more...)
Uefa Supercup: Mourinho pleased with team despite defeat
- August 10, 2017

The Red Devils won the Europa League and EFL Cup in Mourinho's first campaign at the club but will be desperate to improve their domestic form this term. As you know the Premier League is the main target. Mourinho, though, is expecting a breakthrough season from one of last summer's signings, Paul Pogba, and says a return to the Champions League, and Neymar's world record €222 million move to PSG, will help. (more...)
Danny Rose Sparks Possible Manchester United Move
- August 10, 2017

His suggestion, though, feels like an urge for Tottenham to win silverware this season, as his side made huge improvements in recent years, yet failed to win a single trophy. Chelsea need a left back to compete with Marcos Alonso and there's been perhaps no better English player in that position than D.Rose since A.Cole hit the downward slope of his career. (more...)
QUIZ: Name every team to have won the Premier League
- August 10, 2017

It's a bit later than BT subscribers, who've had Atmos support for a while, but they only get 42 live Premier League matches. PSG paid Barcelona 222 million euros ($260 million) to sign Neymar last week, obliterating the record of 105 million euros ($116 million) set by Manchester United's purchase of Paul Pogba from Juventus a year ago. (more...)
Willian claims Jose Mourinho tried to sign him again this summer
- August 10, 2017

The new Premier League season is now just days away and everyone has an opinion on who might emerge as champions come next May. Last season, Burnley lost 3-0 at Chelsea and drew 1-1 at Turf Moor but Mee believes that results early in the last campaign, including home wins over Liverpool and Everton and a draw at Manchester United , are a cause for optimism. (more...)