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Tramaine Brock, Seahawks Reportedly Agree on 1-Year Contract Tramaine Brock, Seahawks Reportedly Agree on 1-Year Contract
- August 16, 2017

NFL Network first reported Seattle's deal with Brock, who was released by the 49ers on April 7 after being arrested on suspicion of felony domestic violence and child endangerment charges against the mother of his children in Santa Clara. (more...)
Mkhitaryan: Man United signed very good players
- August 16, 2017

He tries to recover all the balls. Pogba also said that he was relieved to focus on football, rather than his price tag, after Paris Saint-Germain paid £198m to sign Neymar from Barcelona , a fee which dwarfed the previous record of £89m which United paid to Juventus last season for the midfielder. (more...)
Excited Rohit says vice-captaincy a huge honour
- August 16, 2017

Asked about his roller-coaster ride in worldwide cricket, Rohit replied: "It has gone fast". Yes, there have been ups and downs but that's how it is for any sportsman, and that's how it should be. "It's a different ball-game". Having finished a decade playing for India (Rohit made his debut in an ODI against Ireland at Belfast on June 23, 2007), the batsman was busy at the optional practice session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here on Wednesday. (more...)
Saints fire 2 team doctors after finding out Delvin Breaux has fracture Saints fire 2 team doctors after finding out Delvin Breaux has fracture
- August 16, 2017

Diagnosed with a leg contusion early in training camp, Breaux was not recovering at the rate that the team was led to expect. Two days after multiple outlets reported the cornerback was on the trading block because of the team's frustration with his inability to stay healthy, ESPN reported Wednesday that the Saints have fired team orthopedists Drs. (more...)
Team India hoist flag in Sri Lanka
- August 16, 2017

India will now take on Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series and a single T20 worldwide before taking on Australia in a limited overs series in September. It's the most rigorous format of cricket where players go through the test of skill, stamina, temperament and endurance. "There's a good understanding among us". (more...)
PSG's Matuidi arrives in Turin to complete Juventus switch PSG's Matuidi arrives in Turin to complete Juventus switch
- August 16, 2017

The French global is one of PSG's longest serving players but has been allowed to leave during a summer of upheaval at the Ligue 1 club. The 30-year-old has been an nearly ever-present for PSG in each of the past six seasons since joining them from St Etienne, and has won the Ligue 1 title four times during that spell. (more...)
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Tried to Convince Neymar to Stay at Barcelona
- August 16, 2017

Leo Messi tried everything he could. Messi Neymar promised his help in winning the "Golden ball". According to Spanish newspaper " Sport .es", the leaders of " Barcelona " Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez a few days before the departure of Neymar to PSG had a Frank conversation with the Brazilian striker, arguing that to refuse to move to Paris. (more...)
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Paulinho not playing against Real Madrid! Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde: Paulinho not playing against Real Madrid!
- August 16, 2017

Pique is hoping Barca will be motivated by the pain of missing out to Madrid for the biggest titles last season as Real also became the first side to retain the Champions League. There were some remarkable goals, fierce intensity and plenty of controversy. Having to chase a 2-goal deficit in the Bernabeu will be a huge challenge, even with Cristiano Ronaldo suspended after his red-card last night, which was mainly petulance based. (more...)
Special feeling as Nadal is top again
- August 16, 2017

Federer and Nadal were set to vie for the No 1 spot at the Masters Series event this week after Andy Murray's withdrawal - with the hip injury that affected his Wimbledon campaign - guaranteed that the Briton's 41-week reign will come to an end on Monday. (more...)
Nemanja Matic sends message to Man United fans about Romelu Lukaku
- August 16, 2017

They are, I think, Manchester United players. Although Mourinho is happy with the squad, he hasn't hid his intentions of vouching for an experienced winger as he saw multiple bids for Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic get rejected. "But it was a solid performance". Meanwhile, Rose enjoyed a barnstorming season with the Lilywhite last season until a knee injury scuppered his campaign in January. (more...)
South Korea's risk premium hits 18-month high on North Korea woes South Korea's risk premium hits 18-month high on North Korea woes
- August 16, 2017

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has visited Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing this week in an effort that he said was aimed at finding a diplomatic, not a military, solution. Officials in China, South Korea, Japan and Russian Federation - the countries most directly at risk if a major war breaks out with North Korea - all appealed for calm and a return to diplomacy. (more...)
Fulham looking to complete deal for Liverpool winger Ojo Fulham looking to complete deal for Liverpool winger Ojo
- August 16, 2017

Ojo, an Under-20 World Cup victor with England this summer, managed only two first-team games for Liverpool last season after being hampered by injury and as a result has fallen down the pecking order with Ryan Kent moving ahead of him following a good pre-season. (more...)
Seahawks DE Michael Bennett stays on bench for national anthem Seahawks DE Michael Bennett stays on bench for national anthem
- August 16, 2017

Then San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made the pregame song a must-watch after first sitting, then knelt during the anthem previous year as a way of protesting unequal treatment of minorities in America - specifically cases of police brutality against African-Americans. (more...)
Daniel Cormier: 'I do believe Jon Jones and I will fight again' Daniel Cormier: 'I do believe Jon Jones and I will fight again'
- August 16, 2017

When Cormier was asked about his fighting future, "DC" confirmed to the world that he will be ck, and that he believes a trilogy fight with Jones is something he sees coming to fruition. "Why would I stop fighting?I feel like I still love the competition more than anything", Cormier told Ariel Helwani during an appearance on The MMA Hour . (more...)
Eilidh Doyle defends performance as Great Britain finish Worlds with six medals Eilidh Doyle defends performance as Great Britain finish Worlds with six medals
- August 16, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4x400 metres relay title when they won a breathtaking final. Twenty four hours after Usain Bolt sensationally pulled up in his relay event, Anneisha McLaughlin-Whilby slowed down clutching her leg 20 metres into her second leg and went to ground, ending Jamaica's reign as world champions. (more...)
Pakistan cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer Pakistan cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer
- August 16, 2017

In a shocking turn of events on the cricket field, young Pakistani batsman, Zubair Ahmed, reportedly died on the field after being hit by a bouncer. A focus on player safety has been heightened ever since the tragic death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes less than three years ago. (more...)
Texans superstar JJ Watt loves practicing against Patriots QB Tom Brady Texans superstar JJ Watt loves practicing against Patriots QB Tom Brady
- August 16, 2017

The teams will practice again on Wednesday before Saturday's second preseason game in Houston. The Patriots begin defense of their title on Thursday, Sept. You want somebody's best shot. The Patriots are the measuring stick for the league. The defensive end was placed on injured reserve with a back injury shortly after the Week 3 loss at New England last season. (more...)
Henry 'sees Invincibles in this Man United team' Henry 'sees Invincibles in this Man United team'
- August 16, 2017

Thierry Henry has said that Granit Xhaka is the key to Arsenal getting the best from new forward Alexandre Lacazette ( via Sky Sports ). We had that at Arsenal . It is not hard for Xhaka. They have a long, long way to go to match Arsenal's famous effort but Henry sees something in Jose Mourinho's squad that his had 14 years ago. (more...)
Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Set for Interim UFC Lightweight Title Fight Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Set for Interim UFC Lightweight Title Fight
- August 16, 2017

However, Nurmagomedov was still adamant that he would be willing to fight him in November at Madison Square Garden. UFC president Dana White is not hanging around any more. Lee clashed with Ferguson back in June, when "El Cucuy" was doing work on his fight for FOX Sports. "I'm ready for Conor McGregor to get back to MMA", White laughed, before confirming the news. (more...)
Real Madrid beat Barcelona in Spanish Supercup first leg
- August 16, 2017

Can things get any bigger than this in Spain? As far as Liverpool are concerned, they already have more than a few quality attackers in the team and for now, they must focus on strengthening other key departments. Barca confirmed on Monday that they have agreed to sign Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao for €40m, although the Brazil worldwide will not be available for Wednesday's game. (more...)
Husband charged with homicide in death of wife in Niles Township
- August 16, 2017

John Lewis was first arrested on an unrelated charge of violating the Medical Marijuana Act, according to investigators. Police say John Lewis called 911 and initially reported that he found two men in the basement of their home and that they took off in his wife's auto. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan 'surprised' Manchester United were able to sign Nemanja Matic Henrikh Mkhitaryan 'surprised' Manchester United were able to sign Nemanja Matic
- August 16, 2017

He's upset with himself and thinks he let the team down", Atsu said. We lost two points against them last season and had similar games where we were dominated. "After that we tried to push them, but they scored again and it was always going to be hard". "The fans have reasons to be optimistic, because we also are optimistic". (more...)
Tony Bellew interested in MMA fight with UFC champion Michael Bisping Tony Bellew interested in MMA fight with UFC champion Michael Bisping
- August 16, 2017

It's written in my contract. St-Pierre hasn't fought since 2013, when he announced he was taking a break from fighting, following a decision win over Johny Hendricks. "But if you're asking if I would get in the cage with a puncher in the UFC?" They want to protect their titles. "They don't want to delay the defence of their titles, because they don't want to make people wait", says GSP. (more...)
Stoke City sign PSG forward Jose on loan Stoke City sign PSG forward Jose on loan
- August 16, 2017

Jese follows Darren Fletcher, Kurt Zouma, Maxim Choupa-Moting, Bruno Martins Indi and Josh Tymon in checking-in at the bet365 Stadium this summer. His progress was disrupted by a serious knee injury but in 2016 he completed a £22million switch to PSG . (more...)
Usain Bolt offered legitimate trial at Championship side Usain Bolt offered legitimate trial at Championship side
- August 16, 2017

But the Jamaican could be returning to the world of sport sooner than expected - as a Championship footballer. Robinson stole headlines earlier in the day when suggesting Albion would be interested in giving an opportunity to the eight-time Olympic gold medallist following his retirement from sprinting. (more...)
Liverpool vs Hoffenheim second leg
- August 16, 2017

Hoffenheim play their home games at the 30,000-capacity Rhein-Neckar Arena, located just 10 minutes outside of the city centre. From the perspective of experience of the opponents in European competition and the distance to be traveled, this tie appears favourable for Liverpool . (more...)
Baron Corbin cashes in his WWE Money in the Bank contract
- August 16, 2017

Baron Corbin cashed in his Money in the Bank opportunity on SmackDown Live tonight ... but "The Lone Wolf" failed to capture the WWE Championship. There's also the impending United States Championship match. Last week, AJ accidentally hit Commissioner Shane McMahon with a Pele kick - doubly bad since Shane-O-Mac is the guest referee on Sunday. (more...)
LHC bars PAT from sit-in protest on Mall Road LHC bars PAT from sit-in protest on Mall Road
- August 16, 2017

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is set to stage a sit-in to get justice for martyrs of Model Town incident in Lahore on Wednesday (today). Heavy contingents of police as well as bomb disposal squad have been deployed at the site to prevent any untoward incident. (more...)
Tim Brown Thinks Marshawn Lynch's National Anthem Protest is 'Negativity' Tim Brown Thinks Marshawn Lynch's National Anthem Protest is 'Negativity'
- August 16, 2017

That's one of the things we have. "He said , 'This is something I've done for 11 years - it's not a form of anything other than me being myself , ' " Del Rio said in a postgame news conference. Protesting the anthem was popularized by the now-exiled 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick , who remains unsigned amidst speculation he's being blackballed for his national anthem protest. (more...)
Red Bulls End FCC's Open Cup Dream Red Bulls End FCC's Open Cup Dream
- August 16, 2017

It took 30 minutes of overtime for the Red Bulls to get a third, but they did - leaving FC Cincinnati's adoring but heartbroken fans still giving a standing ovation from the crowd. Then three minutes later Wright-Phillips redirected a Tyler Adams cross into goal for the equalizer with an inch-perfect header to make it 2-2. Cincinnati's Andrew Wiedeman threatened with a header in the 116th minute off a cross by Dominguez, only to send his effort high, and that proved the final chance ... (more...)