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Internet lights up Jags QB Blake Bortles for being bad Internet lights up Jags QB Blake Bortles for being bad
- August 18, 2017

Marrone said Bortles' "arm looked exhausted". He has completed 11 of 18 passes for 81 yards with no touchdowns and no interceptions in two preseason games. While his work came mostly in the fourth quarter, Westbrook produced six receptions for 131 receiving yards against the Buccaneers. On fourth-and-1 from the 2, Allen threw incomplete to Rashad Greene in the end zone. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan likes the look of Manchester United's new signings Henrikh Mkhitaryan likes the look of Manchester United's new signings
- August 18, 2017

Mourinho will hope that the arrival of Lukaku alone will go a long way to doing just that, bringing in a player from Everton who has experience of scoring regularly at this level - another 25 last time out - and a player boasting an impressive chance conversion rate. (more...)
Concerning Miami Dolphins position groups in second preseason game Concerning Miami Dolphins position groups in second preseason game
- August 18, 2017

As expected, the 34-year-old only saw limited action. His next pass to Parker fell incomplete and another penalty forced the Dolphins to punt on the opening series. He certainly didn't look very rusty, considering he hadn't played a down since last November. The unit ranked 21st in adjusted sack rate in 2016, according to Football Outsiders , and Pro Football Focus' Michael Renner ranked Miami's offensive line 26th heading into the 2017 season. (more...)
Why have the Jets have stopped playing music at practice? Why have the Jets have stopped playing music at practice?
- August 18, 2017

The most he allowed about McCown was that even though the 15th-year veteran has seen it all, his practices and one drive vs. the Titans won't be enough to get him ready for the regular season whether he's ultimately named the starter or not. (more...)
Klopp, Gerrard lauds Alexander-Arnold for free-kick in win over Hoffenheim Klopp, Gerrard lauds Alexander-Arnold for free-kick in win over Hoffenheim
- August 18, 2017

He's a great player. "The Liverpool manager said: "[The free kick] was actually because I told him he had to do it. Gerrard said, "It was a fabulous free-kick and it's ironic really because maybe Coutinho might have taken this free-kick if he was available". (more...)
Matildas' Samantha Kerr nominated for FIFA Best Women's Player award Matildas' Samantha Kerr nominated for FIFA Best Women's Player award
- August 18, 2017

The list, which also includes American star Carli Lloyd and the England players Lucy Bronze and Jodie Taylor, will be narrowed down to three by mid-September with the victor to be announced at a Federation Internationale de Football Association gala ceremony in London on 23 October. (more...)
'Suits' Spinoff With Gina Torres to Launch as Season 7 Finale 'Suits' Spinoff With Gina Torres to Launch as Season 7 Finale
- August 18, 2017

Spoiler warning: Airing early next year, the season 7 finale will see Harvey Specter, Mike Ross , Louis Litt, Donna Paulsen, Rachel Zane and old friend Pearson. " USA Network is beyond thrilled to work with Gina, Aaron Korsh, the entire Suits producing team and our partners at UCP to explore the exciting next phase of Jessica". (more...)
DeMaurice Smith Says NFL Labor Stoppage Extremely Likely DeMaurice Smith Says NFL Labor Stoppage Extremely Likely
- August 18, 2017

Many NFL players were not prepared for a lockout in 2011 and the union made some financial concessions in the agreement to get a deal done. "I think that the likelihood of either a strike or a lockout in 2021 is nearly a virtual certainty", Smith told the MMQB. (more...)
Black Ferns cruise into World Cup semifinals Black Ferns cruise into World Cup semifinals
- August 18, 2017

DUBLIN-Canada suffered its first loss of the women's rugby World Cup on Thursday. The ruthless Black Ferns scored 35 tries in their three pool games, conceding just three for a remarkable points difference of 196. Their 48-5 victory, in which Linda Itunu scored a hat-trick, sets up a last-four clash with the US whose late fight against England earned them the best runner-up spot. (more...)
Vehicle drives into crowd of tourists and residents in central Barcelona Vehicle drives into crowd of tourists and residents in central Barcelona
- August 18, 2017

Three Australians are among dozens injured after a van was driven into tourist crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas area on Thursday. According to unconfirmed reports , two attackers were holed up in a bar near the scene. Police in Barcelona have asked people around Plaça Catalunya to stay indoors and to use social media to get in touch with friends and relatives to avoid overloading phone networks. (more...)
Raiders' Sean Smith faces two felonies in July 4 beating incident Raiders' Sean Smith faces two felonies in July 4 beating incident
- August 18, 2017

Smith, 30, signed a four-year, $38 million deal with the Silver and Black that includes $20 million guaranteed last spring. Smith previously played for the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs. We've reached out to the Raiders for comment - so far, no word back. Ian Rapoport did speak with Smith's defense attorney, Daniel Rosenberg, who said Smith will plead not guilty and fight the arrest all the way through court. (more...)
Aaron Donald Could Hold Out For Rams' Entire 2017 Season Aaron Donald Could Hold Out For Rams' Entire 2017 Season
- August 18, 2017

One source tells Schefter Donald could hold out the entire season . Les Snead would be wise to lock up his generational talent to a long-term deal, but this is a situation to monitor in the coming weeks. He received a six-year, $114 million deal, with almost $60 million in guaranteed money, according to Spotrac . He had made the Pro Bowl all three years he's been in the league, is a two-time first team All-Pro, and was rookie of the year in 2014. (more...)
Bucs' O-line plays brutal prank on rookies with huge restaurant bill Bucs' O-line plays brutal prank on rookies with huge restaurant bill
- August 18, 2017

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continued the tradition of their annual rookie dinners Wednesday night in Jacksonville, Florida . The entire offensive line went to Ruth's Chris Steak House, where they managed to rack up an eyebrow raising bill that came out to $26,000, which rookies Korren Kirven and Cole Gardner had to split. (more...)
Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Sells 7000 Shares of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Shikiar Asset Management Inc. Sells 7000 Shares of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO)
- August 18, 2017

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. The Carderock Capital Management Inc holds 7,428 shares with $266,000 value, down from 69,004 last quarter. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 18th. This represents a yield of 1.07%. Novo Nordisk Spons Adr now has $88.57B valuation. If you are viewing this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide trademark and copyright legislation. (more...)
Chelsea told to cough up £40m for Leicester City star Chelsea told to cough up £40m for Leicester City star
- August 18, 2017

Drinkwater is two years younger than Matic, has four years remaining on his Leicester contract and counts as a home-grown player which is hugely valuable for clubs competing in both the Premier League and Champions League - such as Chelsea. (more...)
Steelers RB Bell to report before season Steelers RB Bell to report before season
- August 18, 2017

While Schefter's Thursday report about Bell looks nice on Twitter, there's still no official word as to when the running back will actually show up and start preparing with the rest of his teammates for the start of the 2017 season. Without Bell in the backfield, the Steelers have a multitude of options, including Fitzgerald Toussaint and Knile Davis, along with 2017 third-round pick, James Conner, who played collegiately at the University of Pittsburgh . (more...)
Jose Mourinho set to offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic coaching role at Manchester United
- August 18, 2017

Robben nearly joined United back in 2004, before he eventually chose Chelsea , with United fans furious over the move, blaming Peter Kenyon, who swapped being chief executive at Old Trafford for the same position at Stamford Bridge, where he then signed Robben for the Blues after a move to United broke down. (more...)
Spanish Super Cup Won't Be Decided In First Match, Says Pique Spanish Super Cup Won't Be Decided In First Match, Says Pique
- August 18, 2017

Barca beat Real 3-2 in a pre-season "Clasico" friendly in Miami in July but the stakes will be far higher in the Super Cup, the annual curtain raiser in Spain between the Liga champions and King's Cup holders. Zidane admitted "there aren't many players" with Neymar's individual qualities, but claimed his absence would not give Madrid the upper hand over the two legs in four days with the second leg of the Super cup to come at the Bernabeu on Wednesday. (more...)
'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal 'Delighted' Stephen Ward pens fresh two-year Burnley deal
- August 18, 2017

Sean Dyche's side certainly couldn't have made a better start with Ward playing a key role, his wonderful strike sandwiched between two from Sam Vokes as the Clarets led the champions 3-0 at half-time. Last season he was one of Burnley's most consistent players with 37 league appearances and one goal to prolong their stay in the top flight. But his presence was felt on the pitch as his return half-way through the 2015-16 season coincided with the Clarets unbeaten streak to end the season ... (more...)
Coutinho sale not close, insists Klopp Coutinho sale not close, insists Klopp
- August 18, 2017

Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez admits Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund hold all the cards over their attempts to sign Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele . "It's a very hard situation, but we have nothing new to say". "It is not always easy for me to say the 100 per cent truth - even though I don't like to lie - but it is exactly how I say it because that is how it is in the moment, nothing else". (more...)
Zuma declares BRICS Bank 'open for business' Zuma declares BRICS Bank 'open for business'
- August 18, 2017

At the launch of its first regional centre in Sandton, it says it will issue debt in the currency of the country being given funding. In 2015, he signed into law the New Development Bank Special Appropriation Bill which allowed South Africa to contribute R2 billion from Treasury for the country's first investment in the bank. (more...)
Cubs Jon Lester exits against Reds with apparent injury Cubs Jon Lester exits against Reds with apparent injury
- August 18, 2017

He requested the team's training staff to come out and visit him on the mound before he departed, having allowed seven hits and seven earned runs, although it was not visible what was ailing him. He was replaced by fellow left-hander Mike Montgomery . Bryant slammed a 1-0 pitch down the left field line with none out in the fourth before Avila, Happ and Baez homered in a span of four pitches. (more...)
Detroit Tigers 8.16.2017 live stream vs Texas Rangers Detroit Tigers 8.16.2017 live stream vs Texas Rangers
- August 18, 2017

For the second night in a row, the Rangers allowed the Tigers a head start before coming back to take the lead for good. OF Jake Smolinski, on the disabled list since March 30 recovering from right shoulder surgery, isn't expected to be able to play in the outfield until "well into September", manager Bob Melvin said. (more...)
West Brom interested in signing Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham West Brom interested in signing Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham
- August 18, 2017

The exclusive report from the Telegraph comes in the wake of reported interest from Manchester City for West Brom star Jonny Evans, with media outlets claiming that Pep Guardiola's side had seen an £18m offer for the Northern Ireland global rejected on Wednesday. (more...)
Arsenal, Liverpool target told he is free to leave PSG Arsenal, Liverpool target told he is free to leave PSG
- August 18, 2017

After Paris Saint-Germain signed Neymar for a world-record fee of £198m, speculation was rife that the French runners-up would have to move on one of their attacking players, with Neymar coming into a side full of attacking talent. Arsenal are reportedly preparing a bid for Julian Draxler after being informed that the playmaker is available to purchase from Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain . (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Flips Metaphorical Finger at Anthem Protest Questions Marshawn Lynch Flips Metaphorical Finger at Anthem Protest Questions
- August 18, 2017

Beast Mode responded with an elephant metaphor - something about how elephants are scared of mice. When Jack Del Rio was asked about Lynch after the game Saturday night , the Raiders coach said he didn't know that the running back would sit but was told after the game that it was nothing new. (more...)
FC Barcelona Facing Tough Road To Sign Coutinho Or Dembele FC Barcelona Facing Tough Road To Sign Coutinho Or Dembele
- August 18, 2017

Until deals are closed I can't say anything. Listen we are all not silly - we know it is a very hard situation but there is nothing new to say. Watzke, whose BVB side have rejected multiple Dembele bids already, went on to banter that it was the 3-1 and 2-0 defeats to Madrid that had left Barca confused. (more...)
Gylfi Sigurdsson deal is finally agreed for £45m Gylfi Sigurdsson deal is finally agreed for £45m
- August 18, 2017

Since 2012, when he first moved to the Premier League, no player has scored more goals from direct free kicks than Sigurdsson (seven). These are my targets. "There's a few of us out there who think this guy's extra special and can give you that one thing, that one piece of class that you need to make yourself different from the rest". (more...)
The Astros Come Up Short, Fall To The Diamondbacks 4-0 The Astros Come Up Short, Fall To The Diamondbacks 4-0
- August 18, 2017

Verlander struck out eight without a walk in six innings. Jake Lamb, Gregor Blanco, Daniel Descalso and Ketel Marte all added base hits of their own in the loss. 17, 2017, in Houston. NOTES: Diamondbacks RHP Rubby De La Rosa will require a second Tommy John surgery to fix the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. (more...)
Hart: I spoke to Southgate about West Ham choice
- August 18, 2017

He didn't want to talk about it, but it was clear that the split with Manchester City is still raw. There are new challenges to focus on in east London, after all, with Europe the aim for a new-look Irons side. The England global opted for a loan move to West Ham , but says he would have cut all ties with City completely once it became clear he did not have a future. (more...)