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Iran Bans Two Soccer Stars for Playing Against Israelis Iran Bans Two Soccer Stars for Playing Against Israelis
- August 11, 2017

Even though they sat out the first leg of their tournament in Israel , they played Maccabi Tel Aviv at home in Greece, which is still a violation of Iran's government policy. Shojaei - who has earned 70 global caps - was instrumental in helping Iran secure a spot at the 2018 World Cup . Iran believes any dealing with Israel, including facing its players in sports, means recognising the Jewish state and betraying the Palestinian cause. (more...)
Colombia se mantiene en el octavo puesto del Ranking FIFA Colombia se mantiene en el octavo puesto del Ranking FIFA
- August 11, 2017

España, por su parte, se mantiene en la 11ª posición por detrás de Francia (10ª) y Bélgica (9ª), que intercambian posiciones con respecto a la última lista. Mención especial merece Namibia (136º, +20), que ha trepado el mayor número de posiciones este mes. Las posibilidades de jugar la próxima fecha FIFA (28 de agosto y 5 de septiembre) son altas, por lo cual la Fesfut trabajará para buscar rivales de exigencia para la selección . (more...)
UFC wants Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum on November 25 UFC wants Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum on November 25
- August 11, 2017

That card appears to have its main event lined up and it's a matchup that's been months in the making. The middleweight fight was originally set to take place in June until Gastelum was suspended for a positive drug test. The fight will also serve as an opportunity for Silva to get his second win in a row after defeating Derek Brunson in a very close decision from this past February. (more...)
Mourinho hails Lukaku & Matic despite open goal miss, defensive blunders
- August 11, 2017

United's executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has already signed off more than £145m for new signings this summer, with the £75m Lukaku and £40m Matic acquisitions added to by the £30m deal to sign Victor Lindelhof. "He tried, and of course he missed his chance with an open goal but he scored his goal", Mourinho told a news conference. "He had a good fight against two good central defender and I am happy with this period and how he fits into - I am never exhausted to repeat - an incredible ... (more...)
Dominic Smith To Join Club Friday Dominic Smith To Join Club Friday
- August 11, 2017

The Mets also announced Thursday that Matt Harvey will make his first rehab start with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Saturday. As the second best prospect in the Mets' farm system, Smith's promotion is going to be met with excitement. He is hitting.330 with 16 home runs, but Las Vegas and the Pacific Coast League are notorious hitters havens. He further made steps this year identifying the pitches he can drive and learning when to be more aggressive with his swing. (more...)
Neymar will fight Messi and Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or - Tite Neymar will fight Messi and Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or - Tite
- August 11, 2017

FORMER NIGERIAN worldwide Jay-Jay Okocha has claimed that new Paris Saint-Germain signing Neymar will take over as the world's best player from Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. "Cristiano and Messi are from a different generation, and Neymar will get there". A reported target of Arsenal and Liverpool , the 24-year's only previous appearance was as a substitute in the January friendly against Colombia, when coach Tite picked only home-based players. (more...)
Tiger Woods to enter diversion program October 25 Tiger Woods to enter diversion program October 25
- August 11, 2017

Woods claimed he was under the influence of a bad mix of medicine, including prescription painkillers, at the time of the DUI and no alcohol was found in his system. It is not clear how he damaged the auto. Woods did not know where he was when asked by officers, and he stumbled and swayed through a field sobriety test, police dashboard camera video showed. (more...)
Liverpool FC winger pens new long-term deal Liverpool FC winger pens new long-term deal
- August 11, 2017

Now the club have confirmed that Kent has agreed a new deal, which according to the Times ' Paul Joyce will keep him on Merseyside for the next five years. Kent has been in Liverpool's system since he was seven, although he's spent time outside of Anfield on two separate occasions - once with Coventry City and once with Barnsley. (more...)
No contact with PSG over Sanchez, claims Wenger
- August 11, 2017

The 23-year-old England global has struggled to secure a regular place since arriving at Arsenal six years ago, but Wenger believes the winger has the potential to become a great player. "An animal" is how Theo Walcott described the Bosnian fullback, who has so far showed very encouraging signs, made all the more sweeter for the Arsenal hierachy that he cost nothing in transfer fees. (more...)
Celtics will open season vs. Cavs, host Wizards on Christmas Day
- August 11, 2017

ET on ESPN . The NBA announced the matchups for both its Tip-Off week for the 2017-18 season and Christmas Day slate Thursday, with the Celtics receiving intriguing matchups for both events. It will be just the second Christmas Day home game in Celtics history, too. Cleveland hosted Golden State on Christmas last season. It will be LeBron James' first crack at the Warriors since his championship series record dropped to 3-5 and he watched as Draymond Green and other members of the ... (more...)
Bristol pull off Piutau coup Bristol pull off Piutau coup
- August 11, 2017

Piutau will also join his older brother, Siale , at Ashton Gate after the 31-year-old Tonga captain moved to the Championship outfit from Wasps in December of last year. The New Zealand worldwide said, "It was a very hard decision as I have really enjoyed my first year at Ulster". Piutau added: " By sorting my playing future early, I can focus entirely on Ulster this season and what the team can achieve in the Pro14 and Europe ". (more...)
Paul Scholes sends message to Man United fans about Juan Mata
- August 11, 2017

Guardiola has spent nearly £150m on new signings but surprisingly he is yet to bolster the heart of his back-line. The buzz may have gone but the biggest question before the coming season remains whether two of the highest-profile managers in the world can deliver on all the hype surrounding them. (more...)
Norovirus outbreak disrupts IAAF Athletics World Championships in London Norovirus outbreak disrupts IAAF Athletics World Championships in London
- August 11, 2017

Irish Athletics have now confirmed their decision that all athletes coming into the team headquarters for the remaining events of the championship will be housed in a separate hotel. Nineteen Russians are competing at the championships as neutrals, as the Russian national athletics federation (RusAF) was suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in November 2015 due to an ongoing doping scandal. (more...)
Knicks' Carmelo Anthony not interested in joining Pelicans Knicks' Carmelo Anthony not interested in joining Pelicans
- August 11, 2017

The Houston Rockets got Chris Paul , the Oklahoma City Thunder got Paul George, and the Golden State Warriors are still the Golden State Warriors. The Knicks remain willing to start training camp with Anthony , 33, on the roster, and a real scenario exists in which the Rockets and Anthony remain patient that a deal could have to wait until the regular season is underway, league sources said. (more...)
Real Madrid Wins Super Cup After Beating Manchester United 2-1 Real Madrid Wins Super Cup After Beating Manchester United 2-1
- August 11, 2017

During the summer tour of the United States, Mourinho was clear his side were not in the class of Spanish giants Real and Barcelona , after losing to the latter and managing only a penalty shoot-out win against the former in friendlies. Marcus Rashford also missed a good chance for United - as the full-time whistle was met by celebrations from Zinedine Zidane's dominant, trophy-laden charges. (more...)
ESports Being Considered For 2024 Summer Olympics ESports Being Considered For 2024 Summer Olympics
- August 10, 2017

The Co-president of the Paris bid committee: Tony Estangue that he will be holding talks with eSports representatives about the possibility of video games coming to the Paris games in 2024. It should be noted that the global olympic Committee will have the final word in this debate. In recent years, the worldwide olympic Committee is becoming more open to the integration of sports and non-traditional. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Admits Fight With Manny Pacquiao Was Disappointing Floyd Mayweather Admits Fight With Manny Pacquiao Was Disappointing
- August 10, 2017

Mayweather is singing a much different tune from the one he touted during the four-city world tour he did alongside McGregor just a few weeks ago where he promised to knock out the UFC fighter in spectacular fashion. McGregor is used to fighting with 4oz. gloves in the UFC. Mayweather is not that type of boxer, he prefers to pick off his opponents. The fight drew somewhere between 400,000 and 550,000 PPV buys. (more...)
All boards can learn from Toronto school bus 'crisis': ombudsman All boards can learn from Toronto school bus 'crisis': ombudsman
- August 10, 2017

He added that given the "unprecedented" scope of the problem, it should have been obvious before the school year began. "My investigation found that, far from being unpredictable and beyond the control of the school boards and Toronto Student Transportation Group, the 2016 transportation disruptions were rooted in their actions and inactions before the start of the school year", Dubé writes. (more...)
Liverpool sign winger Ryan Kent to new long-term deal
- August 10, 2017

Following his impressive pre-season, Kent is now expected to remain at the club for the 2017-18 season despite interest from Bundesliga side Hannover 96, who recently approached Liverpool about the possibility of taking the youngster on loan for the coming season. (more...)
Florentino Perez not planning on signing anyone this summer Florentino Perez not planning on signing anyone this summer
- August 10, 2017

There's not really much more I can say". Zinedine Zidane has the services of Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema to lead his side's attack, while Isco has also impressed in the attacking position. "I think it's getting there". Obviously there's been a lot of it over the last few days that I get told about, but it doesn't bother me. "They did very well, they gave us a hard game today, and I'm sure they'll do fantastic this season". (more...)
Former Colts first-round pick considering running for Congress in Ohio
- August 10, 2017

Tobias reported on Wednesday. Gonzalez, 32, played for the Colts from 2007-11 and finished his career with 99 receptions for 1,307 yards and seven touchdowns. Tom Patton. He was also an academic All-American who's transitioned into a business career since retiring from the National Football League in 2012. Most recently Gonzalez operated an education technology firm in San Francisco called Chalk Schools, before recently re-locating to Westlake, Ohio. (more...)
Real Madrid remain hungry for titles after win over Manchester United Real Madrid remain hungry for titles after win over Manchester United
- August 10, 2017

Check out the best image from Los Blancos' trophy celebrations . UCL holder Real will be without talisman and former United forward Cristiano Ronaldo in Skopje , Macedonia, as the Portugal global was allowed to report late for preseason training after he played in the Confederations Cup. (more...)
Phillies call-up top hitting prospect Rhys Hoskins Phillies call-up top hitting prospect Rhys Hoskins
- August 10, 2017

With Hoskins now somewhat familiar with left field, expect the outfield to feature Williams in right, Odubel Herrera in center, and Hoskins in left. With Tommy Joseph occupying first base at the major league level, the Phillies are trying to find a new way to get Hoskins up and in the lineup. (more...)
Premier League injuries: All the crocked players ahead of the season's opener Premier League injuries: All the crocked players ahead of the season's opener
- August 10, 2017

Jose Mourinho's first season with United saw his team finish sixth in the league. If the title were awarded to the club with the most resources, City would land it on a plate. The 20-year-old striker attracted attention in scoring the winning goal for England against Venezuela in the final of the under-20 World Cup in June, and is set for more games at Everton this season now Romelu Lukaku has joined Manchester United . (more...)
Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR race auto for Cup Series Chevrolet unveils 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR race auto for Cup Series
- August 10, 2017

Chevy-powered teams in the Xfinity Series now run the pony auto, but for Jimmie Johnson, who won seven Cup championships with the "bow tie", the new vehicle will be the first Camaro racer he's driven in his Cup career. The ZLI name debuted in the 1960s on an aluminum racing engine Chevy developed. The 2018 Camaro ZL1 boasts a supercharged, 650-horsepower engine that has similarities to the 90-degree V-8 configuration of racing engines. (more...)
HS Prannoy Jumps Two Spots To Be Ranked No 15 HS Prannoy Jumps Two Spots To Be Ranked No 15
- August 10, 2017

After winning the US Open Grand Prix Gold last month, he made the quarters at New Zealand GP Gold last week. He has 47295 points. The other Indian star performer of the New Zealand Open - Sourabh Verma - too surged five rungs thanks to his quarter-final show in Auckland. (more...)
Chelsea's Lewis Baker a target for Middlesbrough loan move Chelsea's Lewis Baker a target for Middlesbrough loan move
- August 10, 2017

The England U21 midfielder would be another significant signing for Garry Monk's side, headed by £15m striker Britt Assombalonga. Goal subsequently claimed that second-tier rivals Reading and Birmingham City also remained in the hunt for the England Under-21 worldwide, who was initially expected to reveal his decision on Thursday. (more...)
Man Arrested For Sexual Battery at UCF Frat Party Man Arrested For Sexual Battery at UCF Frat Party
- August 10, 2017

The victim, who later told police they tried to keep their friends nearby because they didn't want to be put in a "bad situation", then told him "don't do this to me". Police said surveillance video from that night shows the victim crying outside of the fraternity house as several males try to console him or her. Garces was arrested Monday evening at the ATO house. (more...)
Fosu-Mensah Joins On One Year Loan Fosu-Mensah Joins On One Year Loan
- August 10, 2017

Speaking earlier this week, he says regular football is the reason why he made a decision to leave Old Trafford. The versatile 19-year-old, who will wear the number 24 shirt at Selhurst Park, was a youth-team player at Ajax when De Boer was in charge of the Eredivisie side. (more...)
Wisconsin LB Jack Cichy suffers ACL tear, will miss 2017 season Wisconsin LB Jack Cichy suffers ACL tear, will miss 2017 season
- August 10, 2017

During the contests in which he played in 2016, Cichy registered 60 tackles , seven tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. The former walk-on and team captain will have surgery Friday. UW could apply for a medical hardship waiver that would allow Cichy to regain a year of eligibility, but it may not be granted. More about whether or not Cichy will be able to play a final year of football will be known later since Wisconsin will need to apply for the waiver, and the NCAA will ... (more...)