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MLB Predictions: Will Red Sox ace Chris Sale shut down Yankees? 8/13/17 MLB Predictions: Will Red Sox ace Chris Sale shut down Yankees? 8/13/17
- August 14, 2017

While Boston is leading the division and looks like they'll possibly secure a playoff spot, the New York Yankees are leading the AL Wild Card race. Headley advanced to third after a sacrifice bunt and a groundout. - Jackie Bradley Jr. plated the first run of the game with an RBI single in the fifth inning. (more...)
Joe Hart: 'Not many options for permanent move' Joe Hart: 'Not many options for permanent move'
- August 14, 2017

Hart is expected to make his West Ham debut in Sunday's Premier League clash away to Manchester United. I'm trying to make my point to Gareth Southgate , they're my coaches, they're the people whose opinions I care about. "Ramirez from Malaga came in, he was in Barcelona and we wanted him but he chose Everton ", said Bilic. "The induction was to have a fight with Andy Carroll ", he jokes, but really it is the result of throwing himself around in training in preparation for the new ... (more...)
I thought Chelsea won't sell Matic to Manchester United - Mourinho
- August 14, 2017

The move was greeted by a loud cheer from the Old Trafford crowd, who would no doubt have been impressed with Matic's overall performance. "There are not many - there are just a couple - but I thought that". He doesn't need time to adapt. He's one of these players that gives me what I like in players, which is consistency. The Blues were claimed to have sold Matic due to having bought Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco, but Bakayoko is now sidelined through injury and played no part against the ... (more...)
Marqise Lee (ankle) carted off from Jaguars' practice Marqise Lee (ankle) carted off from Jaguars' practice
- August 14, 2017

Running back Leonard Fournette was held out of practice as a precaution for a foot injury, coach Doug Marrone explained. Fournette had a great debut for the Jags in their first preseason game against the Patriots. (more...)
Sam Vokes hails Burnley's 'massive win' against defending champions Chelsea
- August 14, 2017

Morata came off the Chelsea bench just before the hour as the club-record signing replaced Batshuayi, although there was no sign of Diego Costa following the striker's high-profile falling-out with Conte. It's obvious because the linesman is on the line. Heaton made an excellent stop from Alonso's curling free-kick, but Chelsea did get a goal back with 21 minutes remaining, Morata swooping in to beat the Burnley keeper with a diving header after Willian's delivery found him in space. (more...)
Aguero breaks Brighton resistance as Man City win in season opener Aguero breaks Brighton resistance as Man City win in season opener
- August 14, 2017

PEP GUARDIOLA is demanding more precision in Manchester City's play but was happy with their work-rate in the 2-0 win at Brighton . Five minutes later an own goal by Lewis Dunk ended the contest. Jesus should have scored a legitimate goal after 33 minutes. Aguero's goal . It was all going so well for Brighton until one slack moment. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez in France to discuss Paris Saint-Germain offer
- August 14, 2017

Wenger was also asked about Sanchez's future during his pre-match press conference, and if particular if he will sign an extension. "After that we get the efficiency". Wenger says Wilshere is not fully fit and that's why he wasn't included in their squad to face Leicester on Friday. "But you could say that Ibrahimovic transferred an identical amount of goals from France to England ". (more...)
MLB Predictions: Will the over cash when Diamondbacks host Cubs? 8/13/17 MLB Predictions: Will the over cash when Diamondbacks host Cubs? 8/13/17
- August 14, 2017

Arizona, bidding for an NL wild-card berth, lost for the sixth time in eight games. PHOENIX - Brandon Drury's two-run double keyed a four-run sixth inning that broke up Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester's pitching duel with Patrick Corbin, and the Arizona Diamondbacks ended a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win on Saturday night. (more...)
Chelsea's loss to Burnley marks 49-year first in English top-flight
- August 14, 2017

They added a trio of strong players in Álvaro Morata , Tiémoué Bakayoko and Antonio Rüdiger, but didn't do much to address improvement beyond those three, who serve as replacements for already-departing club members as it is. Chelsea have had a turbulent summer, with question marks over the Italian's future until he signed a new contract last month. The dynamic of the game completely changed when he was substituted for Michy Batshuayi . (more...)
Chiefs promote quarterback Patrick Mahomes Chiefs promote quarterback Patrick Mahomes
- August 14, 2017

It remains to be seen whether or not coach Andy Reid will commit to Mahomes as the backup quarterback or if this is simply Mahomes getting action with different players. Kemp was the target of Mahomes' lone touchdown on Friday. The number of snaps in these upcoming preseason games and the formations, he said, will be flexible. (more...)
Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals Raiders' Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem before game vs. Cardinals
- August 14, 2017

No word as of Thursday on who will start the game under center for Oakland. Lynch was not among the players who kneeled during Colin Kaepernick's protest against police brutality and racial injustice last season, though he did praise the controversial quarterback for taking action. (more...)
Portia Woodman scores eighth tries in New Zealand rout Portia Woodman scores eighth tries in New Zealand rout
- August 14, 2017

And so it proved as New Zealand ran in 19 tries, with Woodman helping herself to comfortably the largest individual haul. The 121-0 win is the Black Ferns' biggest World Cup win in terms of points differential, level with the same scoreline against United States of America in Japan in 1994, while their biggest win at a World Cup is the 134-6 victory over Germany in 1998. (more...)
Panthers' Cam Newton resumes throwing during team drills Panthers' Cam Newton resumes throwing during team drills
- August 14, 2017

Carolina Panthers quarterback Newton took another step forward Friday, taking part in individual drills during practice. Newton threw to receivers during Tuesday's workout at camp in Spartanburg, S.C., for the first time since being pulled halfway through a July 30 practice because of what the team described as fatigue and soreness in his right shoulder. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Sits Through National Anthem At Raiders Preseason Game Marshawn Lynch Sits Through National Anthem At Raiders Preseason Game
- August 14, 2017

The Cardinals defeated the Raiders 20-10 Saturday night. In a time of controversy and racial tension in the United States, Lynch chose the ideal moment to sit during the national anthem. "I said, 'Just so you understand how I feel, I very strongly believe in standing for the national anthem, but I'm going to respect you as a man". Lynch (No. (more...)
Jose Mourinho eloquently explains Victor Lindelof's omission from Manchester United squad Jose Mourinho eloquently explains Victor Lindelof's omission from Manchester United squad
- August 14, 2017

West Ham's former United striker Javier Hernandez was given a good reception before kick-off - a welcome certainly not extended to the visitors' on-loan Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart - but the Mexican had little else to cheer. He was a player this team needs". "To play in front of such a crowd is a dream come true but most important is the three points", Lukaku said. Picking up the loose ball, Rashford tore into the West Ham half and slid a pass into the box for Lukaku, ... (more...)
Andrew Luck's arm stronger now than in 2016 — Colts GM Andrew Luck's arm stronger now than in 2016 — Colts GM
- August 14, 2017

Throwing Luck back into the mix too early could seal his doom for the rest of the season. Sunday's 24-10 preseason loss to the Lions did nothing to ease Colts' fans concerns about Luck's absence, as none of the Indy quarterbacks played particularly well. (more...)
Phil Neville: Manchester United's title bid strengthened by signing of Nemanja Matic Phil Neville: Manchester United's title bid strengthened by signing of Nemanja Matic
- August 14, 2017

Man United are still in the race for a marquee signing, with Jose Mourinho confirming he could try and sign Gareth Bale this summer. United haven't won the Premier League title since Sir Alex Ferguson's final campaign in charge in 2012/13, but Neville believes that Jose Mourinho's team could enjoy a successful season following the £40 million signing of Matic. (more...)
Dyche: Burnley Proved Doubters Wrong With Victory Over Chelsea
- August 14, 2017

Not one person believed Chelsea would win the title. "Stephen Ward has a wand of a left foot - it was a great strike, a great goal!" "(For the second on 81 minutes) He's on a yellow card already. "He dives in, he's late and another red and that's the right decision as well". Elsewhere, Miguel Britos scored a dramatic 93rd-minute equaliser for Watford as Liverpool were held to a thrilling 3-all draw at Vicarage Road. (more...)
India get away with batting errors
- August 14, 2017

For the first time this series, India go into the next day's play without momentum on their side, and under the pump. Dhawan did say that picking Sandakan was hard - as tends to be the case with left-arm wristspinners. "They came back well". At stumps Wriddhiman Saha (13 batting) and Hardik Pandya (one batting) were holding the fort. Now India are left relying on their lower order and tail to put them in a strong position. (more...)
Apple Valley Basketball Star Tre Jones To Play For Duke Apple Valley Basketball Star Tre Jones To Play For Duke
- August 14, 2017

The top point guard in the class of 2018 is headed to Duke . During his sophomore season, he played with Duke freshman Gary Trent Jr. Duke is also recruiting Darius Garland , another 5-star point guard, in 2018. Richard Pitino's 2018 recruiting class already was strong with in-state recruits Daniel Oturu, Jarvis Thomas and Gabe Kalscheur having provided verbal commitments that they plan to play for the University of Minnesota. (more...)
José Mourinho: I never thought Chelsea would sell Nemanja Matic to me
- August 14, 2017

They look more balanced as a team, with Matic's huge reach and omnipresence allowing others - Pogba especially - to find pockets of space further forward. "It was a really important game for us to start well with the three points", the Serbian told Sky Sports . I repeat, we are not on the moon but it is a good start. (more...)
Nemanja Matic challenges Manchester United team-mates to continue hot start to season Nemanja Matic challenges Manchester United team-mates to continue hot start to season
- August 14, 2017

So the fact we, won the match is the most important thing. Our challenge is to keep this level of results and confidence levels. "The manager told me I have to do my job, Paul has to do his". "Then this season, when I got the call that Matic wants to play for me and for Manchester United , and he can make it happen, I thought he's the ideal player for me". (more...)
Burnley Stun Nine-Man Chelsea At The Bridge
- August 14, 2017

Wales striker Sam Vokes scored twice while Ireland fullback Stephen Ward hammered in a fierce drive. Alvaro Morata is up and running for Chelsea . Mounie put the icing on the cake with a second goal in the 78th minute after a first term in which Huddersfield could have been even further ahead before the game opened up. (more...)
Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City - fans' View
- August 14, 2017

A year ago City won their first 10 games in all competitions, beginning with a victory at home to Sunderland, yet finished the campaign empty-handed. However, I think Manchester City will finally come good under a very good manager, as long as he is able to implement his style of play. (more...)
Soldier killed, four injured in Kashmir gunfight Soldier killed, four injured in Kashmir gunfight
- August 14, 2017

According to local media reports, the youth clashed with the security forces to break the cordon around the village. The cordon and search operation was later called off as the militants managed to escape from the area. The injured were taken to 92 Base Hospital of the Army for treatment. However, 2-3 terrorists are still holed up inside the house. In 2017, as many as 54 men were stopped from joining the ranks of militants, the officer said. (more...)
Manchester United fans thrilled with Romelu Lukaku's performance against West Ham Manchester United fans thrilled with Romelu Lukaku's performance against West Ham
- August 14, 2017

United were reliant on Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored 17 league goals - and 28 all told - before a cruciate knee ligament cut short his season in April. The first couple of goals we conceded from our mistakes. "So Lukaku has huge boots to fill in that respect". "There are areas in his game for him to improve, like his movement and his general team play". (more...)
Danny Rose Apologizes For Ripping Tottenham's Uneventful Transfer Window Danny Rose Apologizes For Ripping Tottenham's Uneventful Transfer Window
- August 14, 2017

Wembley wasn't a welcoming arena for Tottenham when they played their European fixtures there last season , prompting claims that the high tempo pressing game Pochettino prefers was ill suited to the English national stadium's large pitch. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez offered £300k a week to stay at Arsenal? Alexis Sanchez offered £300k a week to stay at Arsenal?
- August 14, 2017

With Arsenal failing to qualify for this season's UEFA Champions League , Sanchez, who was Arsenal's top scorer in the league with 24 goals last season, has been heavily linked with a move away from The Emirates although Wenger has repeatedly said this offseason that the Chile worldwide is not for sale. (more...)
Arsenal tell Premier League duo to pay £20m for Perez Arsenal tell Premier League duo to pay £20m for Perez
- August 14, 2017

Arsenal want as much as £20 million in order to sell Lucas Perez in the summer transfer window, according to The Sun . Newcastle are claimed to be keen on bringing him up north, while a few other clubs appear to also be interested in his signature, and while his current contract is into it's final 12 months, the fee is not expected to be huge. (more...)
EPL: Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ruled out of season opener EPL: Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ruled out of season opener
- August 14, 2017

Sanchez, whose current deal expires in 2018, did not play in Arsenal's victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield on Sunday. With Arsenal failing to qualify for this season's Champions League, Sanchez has been heavily linked with a move away from The Emirates Stadium although Wenger has repeatedly said this offseason that the Chile worldwide is not for sale. (more...)