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Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay Guardiola: Man City to rein in spending after record outlay
- August 12, 2017

Meanwhile, City have added Ederson , who is believed to be the answer to their goalkeeping troubles, and Bernardo Silva to midfield. Bookmakers are slightly more cautious than last summer, but at 15-8 there's no doubt that City are the clear favourites for Premier League glory. (more...)
Dutchman Haase tops Schwartzman to reach Rogers Cup semifinals
- August 12, 2017

Haase will face the victor between second-seeded Roger Federer and Roberto Bautista Agut in the semifinals on Saturday. Shapovalov's stunning form was the biggest story of the day, especially fighting back from a set down against the French world number 42. (more...)
WWE Network Announced for China WWE Network Announced for China
- August 12, 2017

PPTV, which has the China rights to UFC and the English Premier League, is pushing WWE Network wide on its digital platform offering Chinese customers a chance to watch pro wrestling through smart TVs, set-top boxes as well as mobile devices and tablets. (more...)
Jose Mourinho on Manchester United talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- August 12, 2017

I'm not in a position to say I'm not happy. City will begin their campaign on Saturday when they play away to newly promoted Brighton and Hove Albion . While United will remain vigilant in the transfer market right up until deadline day, Mourinho is losing faith in their ability to do a deal and says he is ready to use his existing options instead. (more...)
Ex-Blues keeper Schwarzer: 'All the signs are there' for Chelsea failure Ex-Blues keeper Schwarzer: 'All the signs are there' for Chelsea failure
- August 12, 2017

Jamie #Carragher says he'll be surprised if Antonio #Conte is still the #Chelsea manager in 12 months' time. Chelsea have a ruthless record when it comes to sacking mangers. "Maybe that is a frustration for Conte". Since Abramovich came in I think they've won more trophies than anyone. Is Antonio Conte destined for the exit door? Van Dijk was identified as Conte's top central-defensive target at the end of last season and the Dutchman's dramatic transfer request yesterday is ... (more...)
Hue Jackson not rushing to name DeShone Kizer starting QB Hue Jackson not rushing to name DeShone Kizer starting QB
- August 12, 2017

You just don't make decisions to make them. I think you kind of let things play themselves out, and they will. "He understands the situation a lot better than I ever will. Brock Osweiler proved in 2016 that he has a ways to go before he's a starting quarterback in the National Football League, while Cody Kessler played relatively well as a rookie for Cleveland . (more...)
I love Olivier Giroud as a man and a player - Arsene Wenger I love Olivier Giroud as a man and a player - Arsene Wenger
- August 12, 2017

Wenger said former Lyon forward Lacazette should be targeting a similar return, having scored 37 goals across all competitions in 2016-17 before his reported €60million switch. After finishing fifth last season, Arsenal will be hoping to work its way back into the top four and manager Arsene Wenger wants his team to make a winning start. (more...)
Tony Pulis Signs West Brom Contract Extension Through to June 2019 Tony Pulis Signs West Brom Contract Extension Through to June 2019
- August 12, 2017

Since Pulis took over the reigns two and half years ago, the Baggies have firmly consolidated their status as a mid-table side, a far cry from their relegation battles of the past. "We are a smaller, tighter squad then we were at this stage last season but I think the quality is higher and that could be a key difference". West Brom are determined to remain a top-flight club in the face of growing pressures, to which Pulis finished: "We can never underestimate just how important it is to keep ... (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Manchester City will never spend this much on transfers again
- August 12, 2017

Pep Guardiola promised yesterday that there will be no immediate repeat of this summer's lavish spending at Manchester City . " There is still 20 days left and there will be more transfers ", he told reporters ahead of City's season-opener at Brighton on Saturday. (more...)
Ravens Announce Joe Flacco Won't Return To Game Action Until Regular Season Ravens Announce Joe Flacco Won't Return To Game Action Until Regular Season
- August 12, 2017

He aggravated his shoulder and has not responded to treatment, according to the team. The team announced Friday that Flacco will skip the entire preseason schedule, though he is expected to return to practice in the coming weeks. Flacco threw for 4,317 yards with 20 touchdowns and 15 interceptions last season. Per Kyle Barber of Baltimore Beatdown , the Ravens have lost seven players to season-ending injuries: Tavon Young, Kenneth Dixon, Nico Siragusa , Alex Lewis , Dennis Pitta, ... (more...)
World markets slide for third day on political tension World markets slide for third day on political tension
- August 12, 2017

As a result, the volatility index known as VIX was at a nine-month high, though it was close to record lows earlier this week - before the tensions escalated. Belgian multi-channel bank KBC Group SA (OTC:KBCSY) posted a 36% increase in net profit to €855 million in the second quarter, helped by economic growth and lower operating expenses. (more...)
Brighton will make Manchester City 'uncomfortable' on opening day, vows captain Bruno
- August 12, 2017

Football fans can create private leagues to challenge their friends and colleagues, as well as taking on the BT Sport Score football team - Robbie Savage, Chris Sutton, Jermaine Jenas, Mark Pougatch and Jules Breach. "I think Manchester City are the team to beat", said Manchester United great Ryan Giggs in a recent Sky Sports column. "Maybe he'll get minutes in Girona [on August 15]". (more...)
Klopp's mind is blown by Neymar transfer Klopp's mind is blown by Neymar transfer
- August 12, 2017

Click through the mini-gallery above to see the five most expensive transfers of all time, according to Transfemarkt! "It's pretty simple. Until now it was simply seen as impossible". A simple solution would be a rule. 'The biggest clubs can decide on that, where they would want to set a limit. €150 million or €550 million, or whatever, and then no one would complain anymore. (more...)
Late birdies boost McIlroy after cut loomed Late birdies boost McIlroy after cut loomed
- August 12, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - One of the many enduring qualities Phil Mickelson has possessed in a quarter century of professional golf is an ability to extricate himself from some of the precarious positions the game offers. But Kisner has established himself as one of the most consistent players on tour and he enters this week at No. 9 on the FedEx Cup points list and with almost $4 million in earnings. (more...)
Sammy Watkins traded to NFC team Sammy Watkins traded to NFC team
- August 12, 2017

In exchange, Buffalo is getting cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick from the deal. He had 10 separate injuries during his three years as a Bill . The abundance of draft picks allows Buffalo to secure a safe selection in one of the deepest draft classes in recent memory, with the likes of USC's Sam Darnold or OSU's Mason Rudolph giving solace to Beane's claim that the Bills will "try to win today and win tomorrow". (more...)
Brighton bank on surprise factor to upset City Brighton bank on surprise factor to upset City
- August 12, 2017

They were bounced out of the Champions League in the last 16 by upstart Monaco. The Israeli worldwide could be out for the first 12 weeks of the new season. As for Watford, Marco Silva has brought in Will Hughes and Nathaniel Chalobah and he's putting two players in their midfield that haven't played much top-flight football. (more...)
Guardiola, Mourinho spend heavily to dethrone Chelsea
- August 12, 2017

Chris Hughton insists Brighton can hold their own in the Premier League by targeting "middle market" signings while the big clubs flex their financial muscle. Guardiola believes the Neymar deal has over-inflated the market to levels that can not be maintained. I'm going to be courageous and say the game will finish 4-0. (more...)
Barras de Racing se enfrentaron a los tiros por una interna Barras de Racing se enfrentaron a los tiros por una interna
- August 12, 2017

En la noche del lunes hubo otra vez un episodio de violencia, en el que no se registraron heridos de bala aunque un joven de 23 años sufrió traumatismos por golpes. "El partido está suspendido , en principio para la semana que viene", dijo una fuente de la entidad que aboga por la seguridad en la provincia de Buenos Aires y que dirige el abogado Juan Manuel Lugones. (more...)
We Are Discussing The Possibility Of Ibrahimovic's Man-United Return- Jose Mourinho
- August 12, 2017

Ibrahim has been taking Adedeji to Old Trafford since he was just four-years-old, but this is the first season he and his brother, Adedire, have had season tickets of their own. Mourinho still speaks of free agent Ibrahimovic as part of the group, saying he is injured for the start of the season along with other "important players" like Luke Shaw, Ashley Young and Marcos Rojo. (more...)
Manchester United in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic over new deal
- August 12, 2017

But Mourinho knows they were over-reliant on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goals and wants more support for this season's main man Romelu Lukaku . One of the main objectives is to win the Premier League, having stumbled home sixth in a campaign that brought Europa League, EFL Cup and Community Shield glory. (more...)
Mourinho Confirms Talks For Zlatan Ibrahimovic Mourinho Confirms Talks For Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- August 12, 2017

A lot of people have told me that United will win the Premier League this season. And now it appears there is a way back at United , with Mourinho's comments suggesting he will be given the chance to return to the club. The ex-Chelsea star should give Paul Pogba more of a license to get forward with Ander Herrera providing a link between defence and attack. Willian joined Chelsea from Anzhi Makhachkala in August 2013, being voted the club's player of the year for the 2015-16 ... (more...)
Victoria Azarenka says custody battle to blame for US Open Victoria Azarenka says custody battle to blame for US Open
- August 12, 2017

Azarenka's attorney, famed divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, reportedly told the judge the tennis superstar would purchase a plane ticket for McKeague and accommodate him in a hotel for the duration of the tournament, but the offer was declined. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews To Buffalo Bills Philadelphia Eagles Trade Jordan Matthews To Buffalo Bills
- August 12, 2017

So comes to an end a somewhat disappointing three-year stint in Buffalo for Watkins. The Buffalo Bills' offseason overhaul isn't over yet now that receiver Sammy Watkins and cornerback Ronald Darby became the latest players to be sent packing. (more...)
Martavis Bryant cleared for preseason activities, but there's still one big catch Martavis Bryant cleared for preseason activities, but there's still one big catch
- August 12, 2017

How he fares against the Steelers will go a long way toward telling us just how much he'll help. Sure, he'll be under the headset when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the New York Giants (7:00 p.m. Second-round pick, JuJu Smith-Schuster is having a phenominal training camp, and is hoping to carry his success onto the field. What kind of an impact can T.J. (more...)
Mourinho eyes second season glory with United
- August 12, 2017

Diame chose the latter option - and the rest is history. Mourinho went for a three at the back formation against Real Madrid in the Super Cup on Tuesday night but I think he might revert to a 4-2-3-1 this weekend. "I think that's coming into his thinking a little bit because of the likes of what Chelsea did a year ago and probably because of what Arsenal did a little bit at the end of the season". (more...)
Mourinho laments offside call in Man Utd loss to Real Madrid Mourinho laments offside call in Man Utd loss to Real Madrid
- August 12, 2017

Ronaldo has been the subject of transfer speculation, while he appeared in front of a Spanish court to deny allegations he avoided paying tax on image rights payments. "But I am happy for him that he scored a goal after that and I'm sure that he will continue to score goals and that he will score many this season". (more...)
Arsenal To Make Alexis Sanchez Premier League's Highest-paid Player
- August 12, 2017

But the Arsenal manager says the 30-year-old is now certain to stay in north London . Any out of practice fans, looking for a quiet Friday night to ease themselves into the new season, were very much out of luck today, as Leicester City and Arsenal kicked the Premier league off with a frantic display, ending in a 4-3 win for the Gunners . (more...)
DeShone Kizer on game-winning TD & more quotes from Browns preseason win DeShone Kizer on game-winning TD & more quotes from Browns preseason win
- August 12, 2017

He said that calling plays in the huddle and some pre-snap reads continue to be occasional challenges for the rookie. "That's something for coach Jackson", Kizer said. "I think he'll be the first to tell you that". The Browns don't have the best team in the league and if Kizer were to play he would likely take hits and not have a great record. (more...)
Series opener between the Nationals and Giants is rained out Series opener between the Nationals and Giants is rained out
- August 12, 2017

The second game is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. PDT. Chris Stratton, who was supposed to pitch Friday, will start Saturday night. But at about 6:40 p.m., the ground crew rolled the Skittles-themed tarp onto the field and the scoreboard told fans that inclement weather was on the way. (more...)
WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener WR Martavis Bryant to miss Steelers' preseason opener
- August 12, 2017

Smith was making his Giants debut and his first National Football League appearance since suffering a season-ending ACL injury a year ago for the Jets. "It was just one of those things where coach [Ben McAdoo] always talks about not making a bad play worse", Smith said. That's what I was trying to do was be my best on every single occasion. (more...)