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Busquets calls for new signings to fill Neymar void Busquets calls for new signings to fill Neymar void
- August 16, 2017

Marco Asensio struck a brilliant third in the dying minutes to seal a deserved win for the visitors, though, who are now in a commanding position ahead of next Wednesday's return game at the Santiago Bernabeu. "But I think that we were not bad, we played quite well during some of the game and created more chances than them, but lacked accuracy", he added. (more...)
Chargers' Denzel Perryman undergoes surgery, out 8-10 weeks Chargers' Denzel Perryman undergoes surgery, out 8-10 weeks
- August 16, 2017

Perryman, 24, recorded 72 tackles, good for third on the team, with two sacks and an interception in 12 games last season, starting 11 times in his second National Football League season. I can worry about the technique work and fundamentals". The undrafted product of nearby Mission Viejo High School is among the Chargers' most important special teams contributors, but he is attempting to play his way into a significant role on the defense after tearing a knee ligament early last season. (more...)
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers anticipating offer for fan favourite Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers anticipating offer for fan favourite
- August 16, 2017

Admittedly eight of those games have ended as a draw but it's still an impressive one which the Scottish champions will be wary of. The treble winners are now sweating on a decision in the next 24 hours from City as they aim to have Roberts in the squad before tomorrow's (Tuesday) deadline for adding a player to the squad for both legs of the Champions League qualification round. (more...)
Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi wishes India on Independence Day Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi wishes India on Independence Day
- August 16, 2017

He had also seen the deaths of his many colleagues who were killed by the Pakistan Army during that period in jail. Planes from close allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey also took part. He noted that China firmly supports Pakistani efforts to uphold independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, as well as to fight against terrorism in light of its own national conditions. (more...)
Red Sox Turn Triple-Play vs. Cardinals Red Sox Turn Triple-Play vs. Cardinals
- August 16, 2017

Rick Porcello (7-14) was mostly able to cruise, giving up eight hits and three runs over seven innings to pick up the victory. Leake thrived thanks to a low BABIP in the first two months. He has six home runs, including the only one allowed by Aroldis Chapman this year. Reliever Matt Barnes was able to prevent both runners from scoring. (more...)
Closing Thoughts on the PGA Championship Closing Thoughts on the PGA Championship
- August 16, 2017

In 2017 the Masters was visually muted but the toughest of the four Grand Slam events. The tournaments he won were the British Open, the US Open , the US Amateur and the British Amateur Championship. There was no doubting Thomas anymore, wondering whether he had the extra gear mentally to cross that elusive finish line and win a major. The PGA Pro Shop was still in tact Monday. (more...)
Gibbons: Gibbons: "Nothing's going to happen" with Estrada
- August 16, 2017

Estrada (5-8) snapped a streak of four strong starts, allowing six runs on 10 hits through 4 1/3 innings. While he's been inconsistent throughout the year, he has been particularly effective lately, putting up a 2.08 ERA over his last four starts. (more...)
Browns rookie Jabrill Peppers practices with first-team defense for first time Browns rookie Jabrill Peppers practices with first-team defense for first time
- August 16, 2017

I am happy in certain spots where we are offensively and where we are going because I have a vision, and I can see where we are headed. I like to just keep it here. "That is a teaching moment for him". There have been questions about if he can play in the post. From yesterday to today to what I am asking of them, I think this is how you build a football team, and that is what we are trying to do. (more...)
Serena Williams Explains What Happened When She Found Out She Was Pregnant Serena Williams Explains What Happened When She Found Out She Was Pregnant
- August 16, 2017

That's life. They say African-Americans have to be twice as good, especially women. "So I'm going to get this stuff and as things progress I'll see what I need after". She was already pregnant when she won her 23rd at the Australian Open last January. "So it's a completely different experience than before when I was a child". (more...)
Mayweather sparring partners say McGregor has no chance Mayweather sparring partners say McGregor has no chance
- August 16, 2017

On the surface, it would appear that McGregor is crossing over into boxing for the opportunity to face Mayweather, but he promises that this move is anything but temporary because he plans on sticking around after this fight is over. "Kenny's an outstanding referee". Before that, Bayless was in the ring on October 11, 1996, when Mayweather made his pro debut. The grumblings about Kenny Bayless seem to have worked a treat for Dana White and Conor McGregor . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee Cristiano Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee
- August 16, 2017

Ronaldo was booked with a red card late in Sunday's 3-1 win against rival Spanish squad Barcelona . The Real Madrid star was furious after being shown two swift yellow cards by Ricardo de Burgo. The referee's report to the RFEF said that Ronaldo disagreed with his call and the red card and subsequently pushed him slightly. According to the regulations of the Spanish football Federation, Ronaldo was threatened with disqualification from 4 to 12 matches. (more...)
LeBron James responds on Twitter to President Trump's latest Charlottesville comments LeBron James responds on Twitter to President Trump's latest Charlottesville comments
- August 16, 2017

Despite some fans' insistence that athletes should "stick to sports", several high-profile athletes took to Twitter to speak out in response to President Trump's controversial press conference on the terrorist attack in Charlottesville on Saturday. (more...)
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson on Philippe Coutinho: 'Players come and go'
- August 16, 2017

Jordan Henderson admits he can not persuade Philippe Coutinho to stay at Liverpool . The Bundesliga's youngest ever head coach - Nagelsmann was just 28 when he was promoted from Hoffenheim's youth team in February 2016- he steered Hoffenheim to fourth in the league last season and the opportunity to compete in a European competition for the first time in the club's history. (more...)
Lucky Whitehead's worst month ever just got even worse Lucky Whitehead's worst month ever just got even worse
- August 16, 2017

Jets head coach Todd Bowles said no decision has been made on whether Whitehead needs surgery but that the wideout will be out for an extended period of time . "I'm just happy to get an opportunity to start over and clean my slate", Whitehead said. He didn't catch any passes. Most notably, Gang Green has already lost top receiver Quincy Enunwa and depth safety Doug Middleton to season-ending injuries. (more...)
Coutinho not in Liverpool squad for Hoffenheim
- August 16, 2017

But a couple of players have had experience of Europe's top club competition - former Leicester man Andrej Kramaric and ex-Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry , who is now on loan from Bayern Munich . "I'm close to him and I have a lot of respect for him". The Coutinho issued continues to overshadow what is a pivotal week for Klopp's side. Klopp, as we know, is usually quite plain when speaking about his players so it was not a surprise for the 50-year-old to offer little in the way of spin ... (more...)
Chelsea Clear Favorites to Sign $84000-a-week Midfielder Chelsea Clear Favorites to Sign $84000-a-week Midfielder
- August 16, 2017

Few days back, we covered a report (via Daily Mail) claiming that Chelsea have made a bid to sign England global and Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the summer transfer window. Reports claim Arsene Wenger feels he has to sell Oxlade-Chamberlain after failing to offload a number of fringe players . A combination of injuries and inconsistency in his playing position has halted his progress on multiple occasions with the Gunners. (more...)
Britain team aiming for CWG medal after winning shock 4x100m relay gold Britain team aiming for CWG medal after winning shock 4x100m relay gold
- August 16, 2017

CJ Ujah, Adam Gemili and Darren Talbot produced a flawless first three legs to deliver the baton to Mitchell-Blake in the lead with Jamaica well back. "We can try and be the best in our country and we will still come together as a team and hopefully we won't have to wait another 13 years for a global title". (more...)
Man Utd star Paul Pogba Man Utd star Paul Pogba
- August 16, 2017

Some have judged Pogba by the goals scored column, rather than on his overall displays, and in that sense nine goals was not seen as a great return. We have started well, yet we have to carry on like this. He's a player that's very stable on the ball and can keep it ticking over for us. As the new season ushered in, one of the biggest question facing United manager Jose Mourinho was whether Pogba would be able to live up to the high expectations this season. (more...)
National Football League easing up on footwear policy National Football League easing up on footwear policy
- August 16, 2017

Under the previous policy, players could be fined if they wore cleats that the team did not declare as the dominant footwear color. The rules are rather straightforward. After notoriously being dubbed the "No Fun League", the NFL is lightening up. From wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Antonio Brown to quarterback Cam Newton, a number of players received fines last season for donning decorated cleats, whether to tribute 9/11, commemorate lost idols or just show their wacky personality. (more...)
Ian Kinsler Says Umpire Angel Hernandez Is Ruining Baseball Games After Ejection Ian Kinsler Says Umpire Angel Hernandez Is Ruining Baseball Games After Ejection
- August 16, 2017

The Detroit Tigers had every right to be frustrated entering Monday's game against the Rangers , sitting 11 games under.500 and losing seven of the previous nine. Whenever a hitter gets ejected for arguing balls and strikes, it is invariably because he thought a ball had been called a strike. What is he doing on the field? "It's pretty obvious he needs to stop ruining baseball games". (more...)
Hoffenheim 0-1 Liverpool Hoffenheim 0-1 Liverpool
- August 16, 2017

Despite conceding a late goal, Klopp insists he was happy with the scoreline to take back to Anfield for next week's second leg. "I got egged on to take the free kick". It was not the draw we wanted, but it is the one we got. The first half is done and if you said before the game we would win, I would take the result . (more...)
ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction segment ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction segment
- August 16, 2017

ESPN apologized on Tuesday for a fantasy football segment of an auction draft where black players were sold to mostly white male bidders. "Without that context, we understand the optics could be portrayed as offensive, and we apologize", ESPN said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports . (more...)
Detroit Lions denounce white supremacists using their logo at Charlottesville protests Detroit Lions denounce white supremacists using their logo at Charlottesville protests
- August 16, 2017

The Red Wings said their statement would be their only comment on the matter. A Michigan-based white nationalist group called the Detroit Right Wings has adopted the Red Wings' logo , albeit with slight alterations, according to CNN . (more...)
Las Vegas named possible site for World Cup soccer game Las Vegas named possible site for World Cup soccer game
- August 16, 2017

The committee will create a short list of interested host sites in late September before those cities prepare a final bid in January. Even though a Texas A&M scientist conducted a study at the Superdome proving ahead of the World Cup that natural grass could be grown well in indoor stadiums , soccer officials opted for the Silverdome. (more...)
The Premier League set to vote on a new transfer policy The Premier League set to vote on a new transfer policy
- August 16, 2017

A shareholders meeting which is set to take place on the 7 of September , will feature the authorities of Premier League teams to vote, and sources claim most teams will vote for the law to be passed so that the transfer window closes before the new season starts in the summer. (more...)
John Franklin III transferring from Auburn John Franklin III transferring from Auburn
- August 16, 2017

Shortly after Malzahn's acknowledgment that Franklin was leaving, Kiffin offered a cryptic tweet: "Huge day for the faU?!?!" John Franklin III (5) looks to pass during Auburn vs Vanderbilt football game in Jordan-Hare stadium November 5, 2016. (more...)
Padres Win First Game of The Series Over The Phillies Padres Win First Game of The Series Over The Phillies
- August 16, 2017

Hoskins went 2-for-4 and is hitting.176 in his first five games. Wood has made three starts since being acquired from Kansas City, allowing 11 earned runs in 16 innings while registering 19 strikeouts. (1-2, 4.08 ERA) is scheduled to make his fourth start and 20th appearance. With San Diego trailing 2-1, Spangenberg opened the fourth inning with a single. (more...)
Cole Mosier out for the season Cole Mosier out for the season
- August 16, 2017

Senior OT @ ColeMosier71 suffered a torn ACL in Saturday's scrimmage and will miss the 2017 season, ending his United Kingdom career. He actually had more snaps at left tackle than Mosier previous year because Mosier missed some games with injuries. (more...)
Sanchez pushing for Ajax exit Sanchez pushing for Ajax exit
- August 16, 2017

The Colombian global is naturally a center half but he can operate effectively in the right back position as well. Apparently Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is "increasingly confident" of landing the Colombian defender, who has told the Dutch side he fancies a new challenge at White Hart Lane. (more...)
Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers
- August 16, 2017

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis will stay in Charlotte, at least for another year. Thomas Davis couldn't believe it had happened again. His 10 interceptions since 2012 rank second in the National Football League among linebackers behind teammate Luke Kuechly . Davis has gone to two Pro Bowls - his first two Pro Bowls - since returning and has been honored Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year. (more...)