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Something is up - Real Madrid boss Zidane questions Ronaldo ban Something is up - Real Madrid boss Zidane questions Ronaldo ban
- August 16, 2017

Ronaldo gave the referee a push in the back after seeing the red card that meant he will miss Wednesday's return leg at the Santiago Bernabeu. Ahead of Sunday's El Clasico , Zidane said: 'He (Ronaldo) has only been training with us for three days, but he's well and thinking about Sunday's game'. (more...)
Star wideout's frustration with Jaguars QB Blake Bortles bubbles to surface Star wideout's frustration with Jaguars QB Blake Bortles bubbles to surface
- August 16, 2017

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone told reporters Monday he believes Bortles is dealing with a exhausted throwing arm. Bortles has severely underachieved since the Jaguars selected him with the No. Now, it's somewhat unfair to say Robinson doesn't like Bortles or is unhappy with his play since it's just one line after an overthrown pass, but it's an interesting unintentional soundbite. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott reportedly filed harassment claim against Tiffany Thompson Ezekiel Elliott reportedly filed harassment claim against Tiffany Thompson
- August 16, 2017

Since the six game suspension was handed down to Ezekiel Elliott last week, more and more info continues to come out on the domestic violence claim levied against him by his former girlfriend. "I'm going to ruin you life now". While not part of the decision on discipline, the league said that "inappropriate and disturbing" behavior reflected poorly on Elliott. (more...)
Everton agree £45m Gylfi Sigurdsson deal, medical to take place tomorrow Everton agree £45m Gylfi Sigurdsson deal, medical to take place tomorrow
- August 15, 2017

Sigurdsson missed Swansea's 0-0 draw at Southampton , which led to criticism of the transfer deadline from the club's own manager Paul Clement after he was forced to leave him out . Koeman has already splashed out almost £100m on the likes of Davy Klaassen, Jordan Pickford, Michael Keane and Sandro Ramirez, while Wayne Rooney and Cuco Martina joined on free transfers. (more...)
Paulinho is Barcelona's fourth most expensive signing Paulinho is Barcelona's fourth most expensive signing
- August 15, 2017

Already unhappy with his tenure, this defeat and the €40mn acquisition of Brazilian global Paulinho, deemed a flop by many due to a doomed stint at Tottenham Hotspur, has resulted in Barcelona fans uniting in calls for president Josep Bartomeu's head. (more...)
Frank Mir Signs With Bellator MMA Frank Mir Signs With Bellator MMA
- August 15, 2017

The former UFC Heavyweight Champion had a historic tenure while competing in the largest MMA (mixed martial arts) promotion in the world. Following the positive test, Mir was suspended for two years by USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency), who oversee the UFC's anti-doping program. (more...)
South Korea and Lebanon reach quarter-finals at FIBA Asia Cup South Korea and Lebanon reach quarter-finals at FIBA Asia Cup
- August 15, 2017

The Philippines , which is No. 27 in the FIBA rankings, swept the preliminary round with impressive wins over defending champion China (96-87), Iraq (84-68) and Qatar (80-74) to proceed directly to the quarterfinal round. El Khatib also chipped in with seven rebounds and four assists as he guided his side to the next round in style. Oh Se-keun and Kim Sun-hyung were South Korea's leading scorers, finishing with 16 points apiece. (more...)
Hue Jackson: Jabrill Peppers can be 'dynamic player' for Cleveland Browns Hue Jackson: Jabrill Peppers can be 'dynamic player' for Cleveland Browns
- August 15, 2017

I can't tell you it won't happen, but I just know out guys, and I don't think that is where our focus is. That dynamic is partly why the Browns have mixed and matched players throughout camp, finding who does what best under Williams, who is known for tailoring his versatile defenses to the strength of its personnel. (more...)
Transfer window to close before start of the Premier League season Transfer window to close before start of the Premier League season
- August 15, 2017

It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the current window, which closes almost three weeks AFTER the season's opening matches. At least 14 of the 20 teams in the league must agree with the changes for them to be implemented. "It would have helped us this year (if the window shut when the season started)", Klopp said. (more...)
Virat Kohli says August 15 is extra special for him. Here's why
- August 15, 2017

India thrash Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs in the third and final Test to register their eighth consecutive series win. Kohli hoisted the national flag with head coach Ravi Shastri after which the whole team lined up alongside the duo for the national anthem. (more...)
Paulinho capture pushes Man Utd, Chelsea target closer to exit Paulinho capture pushes Man Utd, Chelsea target closer to exit
- August 15, 2017

Now, the Catalan giants have agreed the signing of another midfielder in the form of Brazilian global Paulinho and that because of that other midfield stars including Sergi Roberto are disgruntled ( Don Balon ). With Barcelona signing Paulinho from Chinese Super League club, Guangzhou Evergrande, Roberto feels his opportunities for first team football will be limited this coming season. (more...)
Florida governor wants tax measure on next year's ballot Florida governor wants tax measure on next year's ballot
- August 15, 2017

Rick Scott . "Because this issue is so important to ensuring future economic growth in our state, I will use every tool available to ensure Florida voters have the chance to consider this proposal", Scott said in a statement. Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature hasn't enacted a major tax increase since 2009, when a $2 billion package of higher cigarette taxes and motor vehicle fees was signed by then-Republican Gov. (more...)
Ronaldo, Messi, Buffon, On UEFA Player Of The Year Shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Buffon, On UEFA Player Of The Year Shortlist
- August 15, 2017

Exhausted of reading? Click through the gallery to see the three final nominees, and the others stars in the top 10. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo , Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon top the Player of the Year shortlist. (more...)
China Vice Premier Wang Yang in Nepal, Doklam on agenda China Vice Premier Wang Yang in Nepal, Doklam on agenda
- August 15, 2017

The Indo Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) personnel and officials from Chinese Army exchanged candies at Nathu La, barely 25 kilometres away from Doklam where both the sides are face-to-face for over two months now, news agency PTI quoted Army sources. (more...)
Eagles Cut Ryan Mathews, Who Was Cleared To Play Eagles Cut Ryan Mathews, Who Was Cleared To Play
- August 15, 2017

Mathews signed a three-year, $11 million deal with the Eagles in 2015. The two-time 1,000-yard back has fought injuries and inconsistency throughout his time in the NFL . Had he been on the roster, Mathews was set to count $5 million against the salary cap this season. However, the remainder of his salary was guaranteed for injury, which is why a clean bill of health now opens the door for his release. (more...)
Sharapova is given wild card for US Open Sharapova is given wild card for US Open
- August 15, 2017

Sharapova progressed to the quarter-finals of the 2016 Australian Open in her last grand slam appearance. Sharapova, who is soon to release her autobiography, Unstoppable: My Life So Far , said in the book that her 2004 win left Williams "bawling" and "crying" in the locker room. (more...)
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient
- August 15, 2017

Lookman scored on his debut against Manchester City with a cool finish that belied his tender age and Everton manager Ronald Koeman believes the Londoner can make a difference for his team this year. I assure you that. "I just think he was very clear showing what he did a year ago was not enough for him". He said: "We have a giant on our chest which is really heavy, but we don't compare to the biggest clubs in Europe right now". (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) showed monthly volitility of 4.34%
- August 15, 2017

Qualcomm Inc now has $78.91B valuation. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, THC has Beta of 1.36 while its industry and Sector's beta remains at 0.59 and 0.96 respectively. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. Vetr has "Buy" rating and $92.96 target. (NYSE:THC) remains a cheap stock. (more...)
Things You Need To Know About Justin Thomas Things You Need To Know About Justin Thomas
- August 15, 2017

In what was just his ninth appearance in a Major championship, Thomas - the son and grandson of professional golfers, admitting: "As a kid growing up, being a golf fan, you want to win all the Majors". 1917-1918 and 1943 - Play is suspended for two years, 1917 and 1918 due to World War I, and again in 1943 due to World War II. Thomas started the final round in Charlotte tied for fourth. (more...)
Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season
- August 15, 2017

Gase said the injury occurred when Lippett jumped up as he came down without anyone touching him. "That's why we keep collecting these young players". The Dolphins typically keep five or six cornerbacks on the 53-man roster, and carry at least one, maybe two, on the practice squad. The injury is a significant blow to the Dolphins' defense and special teams: Lippett played 75 percent of the Dolphins' defensive snaps and 36 percent of the Dolphins' special teams snaps last season. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp unsure if Emre Can will sign new Liverpool contract
- August 15, 2017

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits that he is unsure if Emre Can will agree a new contract at the club. "I don't think I can influence the situation but I can have conversations with him". Stefano Okaka opened the scoring as he headed in from a corner with just eight minutes gone and Abdoulaye Doucoure re-established the Hornets' lead shortly after Sadio Mane had equalised. (more...)
Rickie Fowler costs punter $3.3 million Rickie Fowler costs punter $3.3 million
- August 15, 2017

He correctly tipped Garcia at 40/1, Koepka at 80/1 and Thomas at 35/1, however Jordan Spieth went on to win the British Open, not Fowler. "I'm jumping out of a plane without a chute", Baker posted on social media before the PGA Championship wrapped up. (more...)
Manchester City to make £60m bid for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez Manchester City to make £60m bid for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez
- August 15, 2017

The Gunners kicked off the Premier League season in style by beating the Foxes in a thrilling clash at The Emirates. The Gunners are aiming to win the Premier League title for the first time since 2003-04, when Arsene Wenger oversaw a famous unbeaten triumph. (more...)
Gary Neville surprised by Nemanja Matic at Manchester United Gary Neville surprised by Nemanja Matic at Manchester United
- August 15, 2017

It could prove to be one of the most pivotal pieces of business done in the offseason. United justified some of the optimism that has built up over the summer at Old Trafford by thrashing West Ham 4-0. It is clear that although Chelsea rated him, they didn't think he was worth quite that much. We know it is always hard to play against them. And since I left, I always thought he could be a flawless player for us. (more...)
Dolphins sign Ken Griffey Jr.'s son, WR Trey Dolphins sign Ken Griffey Jr.'s son, WR Trey
- August 15, 2017

The Dolphins signed wide receiver Trey Griffey to a contract, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . In June, he was placed on injured reserve, before being outright waived in July. The Dolphins traded up to draft wide receiver Leonte Carroo in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, and they also selected Jakeem Grant in that draft. (more...)
Super Cup:- Real Madrid vs Barcelona 3-1 Ronaldo scores victor goal Super Cup:- Real Madrid vs Barcelona 3-1 Ronaldo scores victor goal
- August 15, 2017

Gerard Deulofeu retuned from his stint at Everton , but they need something else. So far, the club's attempts to pry away Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele have failed. Pique scores past his won goalkeeper . Luka Modric is suspended for Real Madrid . Neymar showed no signs of his £198million price tag weighing him down as he put in a man-of-the-match performance in his side's 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Guingamp. (more...)
Dennis Smith Jr. Says The Knicks Pressured Him Into Eating Octopus Dennis Smith Jr. Says The Knicks Pressured Him Into Eating Octopus
- August 15, 2017

The Knicks must have not been thrilled with Smith's hesitance to eat the octopus, as the team instead opted for Frank Ntilikina at No 8. He wanted to expand the palate of NC State guard Dennis Smith Jr. But in the case of Dennis Smith Jr., one interested club put him up to an eating challenge. As for the Knicks, forcing a 19-year-old to eat tentacles just goes to show why Phil Jackson wasn't working in NY. (more...)
David Robinson thinks Kyrie Irving would be great fit on Spurs David Robinson thinks Kyrie Irving would be great fit on Spurs
- August 15, 2017

There are certainly trade possibilities that would make sense with each of the teams above, but for now, Irving is still LeBron James' teammate in Cleveland. There is still hope that the Cavs and the Suns would resume possible trade talks, given that there are only two months left before a new season of National Basketball Association begins. (more...)
Former Olympic champion cyclist Steve Wooldridge dies Former Olympic champion cyclist Steve Wooldridge dies
- August 15, 2017

The father-of-two was found dead on Monday, just two years after he was inducted into the NSW Sports Hall of Fame. "Our thoughts are with Stephen's family and friends during this very hard time", said Cycling Australia chief executive Nick Green. (more...)
Independence Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir Independence Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir
- August 15, 2017

Protest rallies and different events will be held in the territory and in world capitals to highlight the varying dimensions of the Kashmir dispute and Indian atrocities against innocent Kashmiris. 22-year-old Shafi sustained multiple pellet injuries who succumbed to his injuries during treatment. Security has been also tightened around Army, police and paramilitary camps throughout the region, the officials said. (more...)