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Dimitrov finally ends Del Potro bogey Dimitrov finally ends Del Potro bogey
- August 18, 2017

The 15-times grand slam victor will next face fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who eliminated Nadal's Wimbledon conqueror, 16th seed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 5-7 6-4 6-4. The 28-year-old Argentine booked his spot in the next round with a 6-4 6-4 win over Mitchell Krueger , breaking the American qualifier at the end of both sets to wrap up victory in one hour, 40 minutes. (more...)
Knicks throw cold water on Kristaps Porzingis for Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving idea Knicks throw cold water on Kristaps Porzingis for Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving idea
- August 18, 2017

Even though the Golden State Warriors are the champions for the 2016/2017 season, we've spent nearly two months of the offseason talking about the Cavaliers . It seems like the Knicks [VIDEO ]don't have much to offer to the Cavaliers , but the Cavs would be ready to make this deal if one player is included. (more...)
Blaise Matuidi seals Juventus switch from Paris Saint-Germain Blaise Matuidi seals Juventus switch from Paris Saint-Germain
- August 18, 2017

Juventus and PSG have officially confirmed the completion of negotiations on Matuidi . No financial details were given, but Juventus will reportedly pay PSG €20million (£18m) plus bonuses for the player, who had a year left on his contract. (more...)
49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive' 49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive'
- August 18, 2017

On Wednesday, Niners general manager John Lynch was asked if he supports, tolerates or has concerns about the silent anthem protests. They have that right, and I think we'll always respect people's rights. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started a slew of anthem protests last preseason in the wake of an incredibly hostile political climate. (more...)
Ronaldo Calls Five-Match Suspension For Shoving Ref Ronaldo Calls Five-Match Suspension For Shoving Ref "Persecution"
- August 18, 2017

Madrid dominated the game throughout and didn't display signs of missing their iconic player Christiano Ronaldo . Real has had a fabulous run since French legend Zinedine Zidane took over as coach. The "World Player of the Year" received an automatic one-match ban for his dismissal, and an extra four games for his reaction towards referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea . (more...)
Jamie Carragher tells Chelsea to stay calm following disastrous league opener
- August 18, 2017

Chelsea have also suffered a bout of ill-discpline since the 2017/18 campaign kicked off, with three cards accumulated in just two matches and anger at Diego Costa's ongoing self-imposed strike. A natural leader and good with his feet, Luiz would be able to play in midfield against Spurs without looking out of place. But Conte is looking to answer his critics in the best way possible - by splashing the cash and bringing in three top class players - all of whom now ply their trade in the ... (more...)
Sigurdsson to Everton for $58 million Sigurdsson to Everton for $58 million
- August 18, 2017

But Everton are finally set to secure their number one summer target at a price slightly lower than Swansea had wanted - taking their summer spending to over £140m. A team that almost got relegated last season, and who has done very little to improve this summer, just sold their best player by several orders of magnitude. (more...)
Patriots fear Derek Rivers suffered a season-ending knee injury Patriots fear Derek Rivers suffered a season-ending knee injury
- August 18, 2017

The 6-foot-5, 250-pound Rivers, who was projected to be part of a rotation at defensive end, played 41 snaps in last Thursday night's preseason opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars . Dont'a Hightower , Trey Flowers, Shea McClellin, Kyle Van Noy, Deatrich Wise , Harvey Langi, Kony Ealy and Lawrence Guy can all line up on the defensive edge. (more...)
City of Johannesburg Still Utilising Speed Cameras to Issue Fines City of Johannesburg Still Utilising Speed Cameras to Issue Fines
- August 18, 2017

The contracts, which were not renewed at the end of February, provided calibrated cameras, uploading data and issuing fines, which were sent to the Post Office. Sun however confirmed that the contracts for speed cameras ended as early as January. He said the department was in the process of advertising a new speed law enforcement tender that would be issued within three weeks. (more...)
Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench Gerard Pique reacted angrily to Barcelona's performance against Madrid from the bench
- August 18, 2017

We can also say Athletic Bilbao, Valencia, and Real Sociedad are in the lineup of most successful team as next to the Real Madrid , Barcelona , Atletico Madrid . Without Neymar and with their team aging, slowing, and lacking depth, Barcelona struggled to keep up with Real Madrid's pace and work rate for long stretches of the match. (more...)
Report names the club Robert Snodgrass would prefer to join Report names the club Robert Snodgrass would prefer to join
- August 18, 2017

The 29-year-old Scotland worldwide, who has also been heavily linked with Newcastle, has been told he can leave his current club just seven months after his arrival from Hull in a £10.2million deal. The former Leeds and Norwich City star, though, would (reportedly) prefer a move to Rafael Benitez's Newcastle, who won automatic promotion from the Championship at the end of last season. (more...)
Joe Hart explains who influenced his move to West Ham United
- August 18, 2017

Hart is on the second leg of his journey trying to prove his parent club Manchester City was wrong to farm him out. "Yesterday I spread for the ball. Hart made no secret of his preference for a permanent move rather than another loan this summer, but found a tough market waiting for him when he returned from Serie A. (more...)
Banco Bradesco SA (BBD) Short Interest Update
- August 18, 2017

Stifel Financial Corp bought a new stake in shares of Banco Bradesco SA during the first quarter worth $109,000. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. (more...)
Raging Ronaldo 'persecuted' as appeal against ban rejected Raging Ronaldo 'persecuted' as appeal against ban rejected
- August 18, 2017

Ronaldo will be absent when Madrid begin their defence of La Liga on Sunday at Deportivo la Coruna as well as for home games against Valencia and Levante and a trip to Real Sociedad. That red card came after Ronaldo scored a goal that will show up on his end of career highlight reels. Barcelona brought Deulofeu back from Everton this summer but he missed the club's pre-season tour with a reported muscle strain and has featured in only one friendly. (more...)
Light Heavyweight Title Fight Headlines Bellator 186 Light Heavyweight Title Fight Headlines Bellator 186
- August 18, 2017

Vassell (18-5-0-1NC) enters the fight riding a three fight winning streak, which includes victories over a pair of former light heavyweight champions in Emmanuel Newton and Liam McGeary. Former Penn State wrestlers Ed Ruth (3-0) and Phil Davis (17-4, 1 NC) will be on the card in separate fights. Two of the best to put on a Penn State wrestling singlet are returning to Happy Valley to compete once more - but not on the wrestling mat. (more...)
Virginia State Police Helicopter Was Supporting Governor Motorcade When It Crashed
- August 18, 2017

The aircraft was not required to have any data or voice recorders. Virginia State Police said Tuesday that the funeral for Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates has been set for Friday at St. "The main wreckage came to rest about 100 yards from where the aft portion of the tail boom became lodged in a tree", the NTSB said in a press release. (more...)
Knicks Won't Trade Kristaps Porzingis for Kyrie Irving Knicks Won't Trade Kristaps Porzingis for Kyrie Irving
- August 18, 2017

The Cavaliers reportedly had Porzingis at the top of their list when it came to trade targets for Irving . The Knicks don't appear interested in trading Kristaps Porzingis , including a possible deal for Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving , according to a league source. (more...)
Pochettino reveals bold transfer aim for Tottenham as deadline day looms Pochettino reveals bold transfer aim for Tottenham as deadline day looms
- August 18, 2017

Spurs fans will love this update from Pochettino as a number of players have departed the title challengers this summer while no players have joined the current squad. Pochettino said: "I can not speak about him because he's not our player". I can not speak about him because he is not our player. Sanchez joined Ajax from Colombian outfit Atletico Nacional in July previous year for €5m and played a pivotal role in their run to the Europa League final last season. (more...)
Klopp on Coutinho, Barcelona fight on, Lanzini new deal claim Klopp on Coutinho, Barcelona fight on, Lanzini new deal claim
- August 18, 2017

Guillem Balague is insisting Liverpool are not in talks to sell Coutinho to Barcelona. 'I don't see a lot of reasons for each player to leave the club at the moment.' Klopp, whose side host Crystal Palace on Saturday, admitted that it was a blow to be without Coutinho's ability. (more...)
Castro shocked by Dembele as Dortmund star pushes for Barcelona move Castro shocked by Dembele as Dortmund star pushes for Barcelona move
- August 18, 2017

Ayestaran, who was assistant to Rafael Benitez at Anfield, said: "Barca simply need a player like Coutinho , both tactically and for his quality". Not more than that. Dembele has gone on strike in an attempt to force a move to Barcelona , who have seen bids for the 20-year-old thus far rejected by Dortmund. "We hope they will wear a Barca shirt". (more...)
Stoke City's new signing Jese Rodriguez is also a rap star Stoke City's new signing Jese Rodriguez is also a rap star
- August 18, 2017

Stoke , a team from central England that is a perennial mid-table finisher in the Premier League, has become a haven for former high-profile players or one-time prodigies whose careers have stalled. "We are excited by the group we have brought in", said Hughes, who went on to suggest the Potters are not done yet. Jese spent nine seasons at the Bernabeu, scoring 12 goals in 62 league appearances, a lot of them as substitute, and was part of the Champions League-winning squads of both 2014 and ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho doubts fourth Manchester United signing
- August 18, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has hinted that his summer transfer business is finished. The 21-year-old got his season off to a brilliant start against West Ham after becoming the first United player in nine years to score and assist a Premier League goal as a substitute. (more...)
Fenway Photographer Hit in Groin After Ceremonial First Pitch Fenway Photographer Hit in Groin After Ceremonial First Pitch
- August 18, 2017

Ownership of the Red Sox was taken over by Yawkey's widow and the Yawkey Trust until 2002, when a group led by Henry bought the team. Boston won the opener of this two-game set at Fenway Park by a 10-4 final Tuesday night. Of the six parcels with Yawkey Way addresses, there are only two abutters: Henry's Red Sox and the D'Angelo family, owners of '47 Brand and the merchandise shops across the street from Fenway. (more...)
Celtics to Retire Paul Pierce's Number Next Season Celtics to Retire Paul Pierce's Number Next Season
- August 18, 2017

Pierce played for the Celtics for 15 seasons, leading them to a championship in 2008, the franchise's 17th National Basketball Association title. There was never any doubt whether another Boston Celtics player would ever wear Paul Pierce's No. (more...)
Barca close to signing Coutinho and Dembele - Segura
- August 18, 2017

Barcelona general manager Pep Seguar claimed the LaLiga giants are close to signing Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. Dortmund have turned down an identical offer for their France worldwide Dembele, who is now serving an internal suspension at the German club after missing training amid the speculation surrounding his future. (more...)
PAF aircraft crashes near Sargodha, pilot safe PAF aircraft crashes near Sargodha, pilot safe
- August 18, 2017

F7 PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission crashed near Sargodha, a statement from the spokesperson said. The search and rescue operation was in progress, the spokesperson further said. It is to be noted that that a senior PAF officer had died in an air crash near Mianwali while on routine operational flight little over a week ago. (more...)
'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job 'Grown up' Paul Pogba returned to Manchester United to finish a job
- August 18, 2017

Paul Pogba scored in the 4-0 trouncing of West Ham United on Sunday, and he was one of the many heroes for the Red Devils . Pogba played an important role in persuading his friend Romelu Lukaku to opt for a £75m move to United this summer rather than join Chelsea . (more...)
Matic: Mourinho the reason for Man Utd move Matic: Mourinho the reason for Man Utd move
- August 18, 2017

The Serbia global has made an immediate impact in Manchester, producing a man-of-the-match display in last week's season-opening 4-0 rout of West Ham, and Robson praised the club's transfer business. Jose Mourinho omitted the £31m signing from the squad that faced West Ham on Sunday, saying the Swedish defender needs time to adapt to the English game . (more...)
Ronaldo and Messi lead the shortlist for Federation Internationale de Football Association men's best player award
- August 18, 2017

Find all the candidates, including Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho, here. The list was compiled by a panel of former football greats including Austin Okocha, Diego Maradona, Cafu, Carles Puyol and Edwin van der Sar. The vote among the coaches and captains of national teams, media representatives and fans will be held from 21 August to 7 September. Each of these voting groups account for 25% of the final ranking. (more...)
Rumour Mongering: Former Reds Target Julian Draxler Put up for Sale Rumour Mongering: Former Reds Target Julian Draxler Put up for Sale
- August 18, 2017

Heading into the January transfer window , knowing they'd be losing Sadio Mané to the Africa Cup of Nations and with Philippe Coutinho having picked up an injury, Liverpool pushed hard to win the signature of Julian Draxler , who at the time played for Wolfsburg. (more...)