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Lucas di Grassi Crowned New Formula E World Champion; Mahindra Finishes Third Lucas di Grassi Crowned New Formula E World Champion; Mahindra Finishes Third
- July 31, 2017

His Renault eDams team did take the team title for the third time in a row, however. Buemi crashed into wall during a practice session Saturday at the Hydro-Quebec Montreal ePrix electric auto race. The Mahindra had a better strategy of stopping early but also meant they would run one lap more after swapping cars. His race was troubled thereafter, and finished in eleventh place with no points. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Talks stalling between Yankees, A's for Sonny Gray Major League Baseball trade rumors: Talks stalling between Yankees, A's for Sonny Gray
- July 31, 2017

Billy Beane , the A's executive vice president of baseball operations, is a long-time buddy of Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, which can't hurt. "It's not uncommon so I just have a piece of mind now knowing that we have everything on a schedule", Triggs said. After all, there is the old saying of "you can never have enough pitching". (more...)
Rory McIlroy splits with long-term caddie JPFitzgerald Rory McIlroy splits with long-term caddie JPFitzgerald
- July 31, 2017

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . Fitzgerald had been with McIlroy since 2008 just before he turned professional. 'But it did, it helped. " He eventually shot a one-over-par 71, with McIlroy saying afterwards that Fitzgerald had done a "great job". It definitely helped. (more...)
Ronaldo Arrives At Court For Tax Fraud Case Ronaldo Arrives At Court For Tax Fraud Case
- July 31, 2017

Now the 32-year-old has admitted his eldest son Cristiano Jr aged seven, wants more siblings to bring the tally up to the same number as his football shirt. It comes after Barcelona's Lionel Messi , the chief rival to Ronaldo for the world's best player crown, was given a 21-month prison sentence for the same charge in 2016. (more...)
PSG midfielder Javier Pastore: Neymar will be great here PSG midfielder Javier Pastore: Neymar will be great here
- July 31, 2017

The furious striker then tears off his training bib and throws it to the ground as manager Ernesto Valverde stands helpless close by, stalking off with only a rueful pat on the back from Mascherano. Meanwhile, Neymar's former Barca teammate Dani Alves , who is now a PSG player, has urged his compatriot to "be brave". Not only has gathering the money proven hard, but European soccer rules dictate how much debt a club can run up when acquiring players. (more...)
PSG To Battle Barca For EPL Star PSG To Battle Barca For EPL Star
- July 31, 2017

They added, "The Brazilian striker was training with his team-mates in Miami when he was videoed walking off the pitch after having an argument with new signing Nelson Semedo ". The Catalans see Coutinho as Andres Iniesta's successor with the Spaniard's contract expiring next summer but feel he could do Neymar's job. He could be plugged into the starting XI right away as Neymar's replacement, and is widely considered one of the best wingers in the world. (more...)
FLASHBACK: Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown FLASHBACK: Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown
- July 31, 2017

He could beat you with his speed. I feel fortunate, and I'm sure my son feels the same way. Fans are delighted that Raines will be going into the Hall of Fame as an Expo, even though he played for six teams during his career. We felt like we were Expos. The Pudge ended his career with more games caught than any player in Major League Baseball history. The second is this: It was fair to wonder if Raines would ever wind up in Cooperstown, which makes his arrival in baseball's sacred museum a ... (more...)
Barcelona can not "confirm or deny" interest in Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho
- July 31, 2017

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher believes that the temptation to join Catalan giants Barcelona will become too much for Philippe Coutinho to resist, even if it is not to be this summer. "I think that Liverpool fans should really enjoy him over the next 12 months as if a big money offer does come in at the end of next season and if the player wants to play for Barcelona then there is not really much Liverpool can do". (more...)
Dani Alves: Neymar must make the 'brave' decision
- July 31, 2017

The tweet was about pushing him to stay". However, an explosive video from Barca's training camp in the U.S. seems to show Neymar is anything but settled following a bust-up with new signing Nelson Semedo . "We would like you [the press] to not keep asking [about Neymar ] so much, but to end this, there is only one way: Neymar will speak", Iniesta said. (more...)
Ahead of PM vote, Islamabad crowds root for Khan Ahead of PM vote, Islamabad crowds root for Khan
- July 31, 2017

A giant screen has been set up in front of the main stage. A five-member bench disqualified Sharif under articles 62 and 63 of the Constitution, which state that a member of the parliament should be "truthful". The top court ousted Sharif Friday after an investigation into corruption allegations against him and his family, bringing his historic third term in power to an unceremonious end and briefly plunging the nuclear-armed nation into political instability. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick signing with Ravens a 'very real possibility' Colin Kaepernick signing with Ravens a 'very real possibility'
- July 31, 2017

Then, according to NFL .com's Mike Silver, Ravens fans made it clear to the team that they didn't want Kaepernick signed , which echoed what Giants co-owner John Mara said of complaints from fans he heard earlier this offseason about the embattled quarterback. (more...)
Team USA Advances To U10 World Cup Final Team USA Advances To U10 World Cup Final
- July 31, 2017

It was the Canadian women's first medal at the U19 level. "We are so happy to be leaving here with the bronze medal", said Alyssa Jerome, Canada's captain and a six-foot-two forward from Toronto. Canada shot 43.1 per cent from the field and sank 6-of-17 from three-point range. "We did a tremendous job defending Japan and that really fed into our offensive game", Clarke said. (more...)
Alves urges 'friend' Neymar to show courage Alves urges 'friend' Neymar to show courage
- July 31, 2017

PSG's pursuit of Neymar has dominated headlines and former Barca defender Alves urged the Brazil worldwide to be courageous in his decision. And on Friday night Brazil defender Thiago Silva dropped a hint about potential progress in the French club's pursuit of Neymar , suggesting more information might emerge "soon". (more...)
Phillies Trade Kendrick To Nats, Send Hellickson To O's Phillies Trade Kendrick To Nats, Send Hellickson To O's
- July 31, 2017

And then, a half hour after the game, manager Pete Mackanin arrived later than usual for his postgame press conference. He becomes a free agent after the current season, and the deal ends a largely frustrating stint in Baltimore for Kim. The Phillies acquired him in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks in November 2015. "He's in a development stage, as well". PHILADELPHIA - Pat Neshek left Philadelphia on Wednesday night . (more...)
Cubs close to getting Wilson, Avila from Tigers Cubs close to getting Wilson, Avila from Tigers
- July 31, 2017

The Tigers seem increasingly close in agreeing to a trade for him, and it has reportedly been narrowed down to four clubs: the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros and Washington Nationals. The Cubs' latest work on the trade market came just hours after they defeated the Brewers, 4-2, at Miller Park to open up a 2.5-game lead in the NL Central. (more...)
Conte warns Alvaro Morata to improve as fans react Conte warns Alvaro Morata to improve as fans react
- July 31, 2017

Despite falling behind just prior to the interval, Chelsea returned for the second half knowing they were still in the fixture, particularly given the fact Morata had shown so much promise for his new team in attack. "The experience was great but I'm not sure if we will repeat it". It looks like they have made a lot of progress since we started training together but I also have to say there were a few careless mistakes that were made after the 60th minute. (more...)
Gerard Pique spurs excitement in FC Barcelona's Clasico win over Real Madrid
- July 31, 2017

Nevertheless, it was solid Lionel Messi who opened the scoring after simply three minutes, defeating Luka Modric and firing residence, with his strike dispersing off Raphael Varane and also beating Keylor Navas. The lead was doubled five minutes later as Ivan Rakitic pounced on a loose ball and fired home from the edge of the box. "From my perspective, we have Neymar in our team, we count on him and we have to see". (more...)
Former Saints quarterback Luke McCown agrees to deal with Cowboys Former Saints quarterback Luke McCown agrees to deal with Cowboys
- July 31, 2017

The recently signed McCown , on the other hand, is 36 years old and likely will never have a critical role on the team. "We really like Moore as the backup". The Dallas Cowboys have "great respect" for what newly-signed quarterback Luke McCown has accomplished in his 13-year career. In other news from Cowboy Camp, the team found out officially that Defensive End, Damontre Moore will have to sit out the first two games of the season after violating the NFL's Substance Abuse Policy a ... (more...)
WTA : Wozniacki gets 42nd win of season, faces Siniakova in Bastad final WTA : Wozniacki gets 42nd win of season, faces Siniakova in Bastad final
- July 31, 2017

Peng won her first WTA title, also on home soil, at the Tianjin Open past year and secured her second with a comfortable victory in one hour and 27 minutes. "It's always a nice feeling when you win". Second-seeded John Isner powered past Wimbledon quarter-finalist Gilles Muller 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the ATP's BB&T Open in Atlanta, Georgia. (more...)
Isner to meet Harrison in Atlanta final Isner to meet Harrison in Atlanta final
- July 31, 2017

That ball, at 40-30 Harrison, was originally called out but, after Harrison challenged a replay revealed that it just caught the line. "I feel great physically, maybe the best I have felt in quite some time", Isner said. 1 seed Jack Sock, in three sets to earn the finals match with Isner. After winning the first stop on the U.S. Open Series, Isner sounded like he's ready for the year's last Grand Slam event, although he'll have to wait a little more than a month before the pros gather in ... (more...)
Iniesta wants Neymar to speak up on transfer Iniesta wants Neymar to speak up on transfer
- July 31, 2017

And now Barcelona . But this is the transfer market, we must understand this". Suarez said: "Neymar will give his explanations". Paris Saint-Germain is reportedly ready to activate Neymar's €222million release clause, with the Brazil worldwide believed to be seriously considering a move away from Barca. (more...)
Newgarden wins at Mid-Ohio to take IndyCar series lead Newgarden wins at Mid-Ohio to take IndyCar series lead
- July 31, 2017

Graham Rahal was third while championship contenders Simon Pagenaud and Castroneves finished fourth and seventh respectively. Josef Newgarden posted the second-best lap of 1m04.437s in the PPG/Team Penske Chevrolet while five-time Mid-Ohio victor Scott Dixon was third fastest at 1m04.491s in the NTT Data/Chip Ganassi Racing Honda. (more...)
Wenger allays Lacazette injury fears
- July 31, 2017

Speaking after watching his side beat Benfica 5-2 in the Emirates Cup on Saturday, Wenger said: "Alexis has flu". He's staying. of course. Asked how he read Sanchez's delayed arrival, Wenger refused to criticise his player. The Gunners have made just two signings since the end of last season, bringing in Alexandre Lacazette for a reported club-record fee of £52.7million and full-back Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer. (more...)
Jonathan Lucroy is on the move, again Jonathan Lucroy is on the move, again
- July 31, 2017

He's hitting just.242/.297/.338 with four homers and 27 RBI on the season, but should welcome a return to the National League and the friendly confines of Coors Field. The Rockies have had a subpar catching unit all season. The 32-year-old from Venezuela is hitting.216 in 46 games this year, with 12 homers that are only one shy of his career high. (more...)
Rangers fans react to Beltre's 3000th hit Rangers fans react to Beltre's 3000th hit
- July 31, 2017

Barring unusual circumstances, getting 3,000 hits has traditionally been a ticket to the Hall. The MLB has a full list of players with 3,000 hits . Beltre's bound for the Hall of Fame in part because of his offensive capabilities, but he's also one of the best defensive third basemen in baseball history. (more...)
Carl Frampton, Andres Gutierrez camps enter talks over new fight date Carl Frampton, Andres Gutierrez camps enter talks over new fight date
- July 31, 2017

Gutierrez could have still become mandatory challenger for WBC champion Gary Russell with a win had he not been injured. I can't recall a bigger freak accident happening so close to a fight in the history of boxing. Carl Frampton's promoter, Cyclone Promotions, have just released a statement announcing the cancellation of tomorrow night's event in Belfast topped by Frampton against Andres Gutierrez . (more...)
Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!' Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!'
- July 31, 2017

Gibson made 12 appearances as Sunderland was relegated from the Premier League last season after finishing last with just six wins. I don't want to be s***... Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson has been filmed launching a verbal tirade on his teammates and accusing a number of players who "don't give a f***" and no longer wanting to play for the club. (more...)
Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea
- July 31, 2017

France global Kondogbia was under minimal pressure from Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda as the ball was rolled to him in midfield. Here, we take a look at the talking points from the game - including the outrageous own goal Geoffrey Kondogbia scored for Chelsea... (more...)
Arsenal Still Active In Transfer Window Declares Arsene Wenger Arsenal Still Active In Transfer Window Declares Arsene Wenger
- July 31, 2017

However, Wenger was cautious when estimating how soon the duo will be back in the line-up. "Your job is to be suspicious, your job is built on mistrust and mine is built on trust, that is why I prefer my side". Probed on whether Sanchez had personally told him whether or not he wanted to stay, Wenger added: "I can not reveal to you what he says to me always". (more...)
Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta: I'd rather have Neymar than €222m
- July 31, 2017

Neymar has scored three goals in two friendlies during Barca's pre-season tour of the USA, including the victor against Manchester United, but has constantly been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp. The Ligue 1 club are reportedly ready to smash the world transfer record by activating the player's €222million release clause. It is also claimed Neymar is aware that a "growing number" of supporters do not want him to stay, with recent media polls in Globo Esporte and the Barcelona-based ... (more...)