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Dominant Real beat Barca to win Super Cup
- August 19, 2017

In last night's Spanish Super Cup second leg at the Bernabeu, the four-time Ballon d'Or victor served the first of his five-game suspension for his red card and subsequent push on the referee in the first leg at the Nou Camp, but Real didn't miss him, Gareth Bale or Casemiro and cruised to a 2-0 victory, giving them a 5-1 victory on aggregate and seeing Los Blancos get their hands on another bit of silverware under Zinedine Zidane . (more...)
Messi has not signed his new contract yet - Barcelona vice-president, Mestre reveals
- August 19, 2017

On Thursday, at least 13 people were killed and over 100 were left injured as a van rammed into pedestrians at a tourist hub in Barcelona. Barca star Messi was among the first players to respond, writing via his official Instagram page: "I want to send my condolences and all my support to the families and friends of the victims of the bad attack in our beloved Barcelona". (more...)
India to Open Campaign Against Australia India to Open Campaign Against Australia
- August 19, 2017

On the other side, Tournament Director Brendan Bourke said,"This will be the most accessible worldwide event ever staged throughout New Zealand, with free entry to all games, so we look forward to opening the gates to our match venues in a little under five months' time". (more...)
Trump again says blame is 'on both sides' in Charlottesville Trump again says blame is 'on both sides' in Charlottesville
- August 19, 2017

Most of the events were scheduled for later Sunday, but scores of protesters showed up for a 1 p.m. ET rally in Greenville, S.C. They carried signs proclaiming, "Hate crimes have no home here", "another suburban mom against white supremacy" and "white supremacy = hate crimes, prejudice and ignorance". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool stars have no reason to leave 'very good club' Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool stars have no reason to leave 'very good club'
- August 19, 2017

Klopp has dismissed Barcelona's claims a deal for Coutinho is close to completion. "Can you imagine for a minute I am not a little bit interested about the problems or not of Barcelona?" When asked if he believed if the pair would both move to Barcelona this summer, Segura replied: "We hope". (more...)
What To Look For In Eagles Vs. Bills What To Look For In Eagles Vs. Bills
- August 19, 2017

The run game is a mess. Some of these guys were also highly disappointing. Newly acquired cornerback Ronald Darby played like he knew the Bills' offensive playbook. He's smart, he recognizes coverage really well. Miami is not going to simply walk through them. You get a lot of energy. He was carted off the field after the entire Bills sideline gathered around him. (more...)
Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets) Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets)
- August 19, 2017

This is the KD that claps back at those criticizing him on Twitter , crushes Knicks fans' dreams , and openly discusses why LeBron James can't be traded by the Cavs with Lil Dicky . The fear is that Irving and James will not be able to coexist now that everyone knows the former wanted out. While the Cavs may still be the Eastern Conference favorites, their future is full of questions. (more...)
Chelsea make £73m bid in search of fifth summer signing Chelsea make £73m bid in search of fifth summer signing
- August 19, 2017

The talented defender has been part of a Juventus side that has won the league title in the last two seasons, and it is quite evident that he is happy playing for the Italian champions. London's Evening Standard claims the Blues recently submitted a £73m bid for the 26-year-old but with the Italian champions rejecting the offer, Antonio Conte's chances of strengthening his squad with the Brazilian lie in Sandro submitting a transfer request. (more...)
Premier League Preview and Prediction: Tottenham vs Chelsea Premier League Preview and Prediction: Tottenham vs Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

Waiting for Mauricio Pochettino's stylish side will be an encouraging wall of noise from 40 000 fans who have season tickets, plus unsafe opponents in Chelsea , who beat them 4-2 there in last season's FA Cup semifinal. Kane is proving to be one of the best strikers in the world with Conte a big admirer of the England global. Spurs won just once in five attempts at the national stadium last season and have lost seven of their last nine matches there, including April's defeat to the ... (more...)
Junior Dos Santos notified of potential doping violation, pulled from UFC 215 Junior Dos Santos notified of potential doping violation, pulled from UFC 215
- August 19, 2017

The 33-year-old Brazilian is entitled to a full review process before any sanctions are imposed. Additional information will be provided at the appropriate time as the process moves forward. With Dos Santos off the card for next month's proceedings in Edmonton, Ngannou (10-1) will need to await word on his next opponent and adjust on the fly as he seeks to capture a 10th straight win. (more...)
Dade unemployment rate falls amid healthy healthy job gains Dade unemployment rate falls amid healthy healthy job gains
- August 19, 2017

The unemployment rate fell by 1.4 percentage points in Indiana, Tennessee and Wyoming over the past year - the biggest declines in the country. The state only counts people actively seeking work. "This shows that the Sunshine State's economy is stronger than ever and Floridians are able to find a good job, start a business or grow their career in this great state". (more...)
England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 England vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2
- August 19, 2017

The atmosphere was electric and for Cooky to be 150 not out is great.”. Alastair Cook posted 50 not out, including 10 boundaries, before the lunch break in the first day-night test match in England . The Surrey batsman's maiden knock proved short-lived, however, as Roach gained swift revenge with a sublime delivery that swung in before going off the pitch to hit the top of off-stump; it was only the second time that Stoneman had been bowled in first-class cricket this season. (more...)
Nemanja Matic: 'Chelsea Is a Big Club ... but Manchester is Manchester'
- August 19, 2017

Asked ahead of Saturday's trip to Swansea whether he expected further signings, the manager said: " I don't think we are, unless something happened that put us in the market again". So my club did great work for me. "Also nobody is in doubt (about their future)". I had four targets and got three and we signed all of them before the first match of the season. (more...)
Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho 'set for Barcelona move' Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho 'set for Barcelona move'
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool's owners Fenway Sports Group have previously said they will not consider any offers for the Brazilian, who is reported to have handed in a transfer request and missed their Premier League opener with Watford and the Champions League tie with Hoffenheim because of a back injury. (more...)
Liverpool reject £114m Barcelona offer for Philippe Coutinho
- August 19, 2017

The Brazil global has not played for Liverpool yet this season, with the club officially saying the situation is due to a back injury. Now Liverpool journalists have been briefed that this bid of €125m (£114m) has been rejected by Liverpool . (more...)
Spain attacks: One police officer killed four Cambrils suspects Spain attacks: One police officer killed four Cambrils suspects
- August 19, 2017

The Daesh (banned in Russia) terror group has claimed responsibility for Barcelona attack. Update - 9.51am: Amy McColgan from Letterkenny in Donegal was in Barcelona at the time of yesterday's terror attack and describes what she saw. (more...)
Conte warns troubled Chelsea not to look for excuses Conte warns troubled Chelsea not to look for excuses
- August 19, 2017

The Italian is desperate to have his star man return to the first team squad in the best shape possible and is not keen to see him risk another injury by playing for Belgium during the global break. The Express report Conte said : " Hazard is improving, but to be fully fit we must have patience and do the best for him . He's not at the top of physical condition but I think he will be in contention for the game because in this moment I don't have other midfielders available", Conte told a ... (more...)
James one of six Bayern stars out of Bundesliga opener James one of six Bayern stars out of Bundesliga opener
- August 19, 2017

Playmaker Thiago Alcantara and new-signing James Rodriguez are both sidelined with injury, as are centre-backs Jerome Boateng and Javi Martinez. Dominik Kohr was one of the worst offenders in the Leverkusen attack, and spurned a brilliant chance to redeem himself for his myriad misses when presented with a free header just five minutes after Mehmedi's goal. (more...)
Shake Shack's (SHAK) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Wedbush
- August 19, 2017

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Shake Shack from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Shake Shack Inc . Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 26,961 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $966,821.46. (more...)
Hugh Freeze reportedly called disassociated Ole Miss booster hundreds of times Hugh Freeze reportedly called disassociated Ole Miss booster hundreds of times
- August 18, 2017

Harris, who owns a restaurant in Oxford, is accused of providing an Ole Miss recruit with $200 to $600 in free food and cash payments to the player and his family between March 28, 2014 and January 25, 2015. "That's why I can say categorically he didn't talk about the case". The NCAA accuses him of providing improper benefits to Leo Lewis , a Mississippi State linebacker who was also recruited by the Rebels. (more...)
Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team
- August 18, 2017

Mills punctuated his first-year effort with a career-high 169 yards and a TD in the TaxSlayer Bowl win over Kentucky, earning MVP honors. "I'm not going to reminisce on the past". "I'm going to keep myself on the field this year". The Tennessee defense will have one less player to worry about when they take on Georgia Tech in the season opener on September 4. (more...)
Home Ministry's report sought over deporting Rohingyas Home Ministry's report sought over deporting Rohingyas
- August 18, 2017

Taking cognisance of media reports, including The Hindu's on Thursday about the government's plan to deport the Rohingyas by setting up "detention centres", the NHRC observed that the "refugees are no doubt foreign nationals but they are human beings". (more...)
Man City teenage sensation closing in on loan move to Celtic Man City teenage sensation closing in on loan move to Celtic
- August 18, 2017

Talks between the Bhoys , the Citizens , and the winger's representatives have taken place, with the two clubs reaching an agreement that will see the Hoops pay "pay a substantial loan fee and a hefty chunk of his wages", according to the report . (more...)
Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets
- August 18, 2017

It was bad luck. "It's obvious that you realise what kind of player Ney is". "[Segura's words] were not the best way to express himself and even more so as he is someone within the club". Barcelona were put to the sword over two legs of the Spanish Super Cup, losing 5-1 on aggregate to Madrid. Coach Ernesto Valverde is confident Barcelona will add to their squad before the transfer window shuts, although he prefers to focus on his current squad instead of speaking about potential signings. (more...)
Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans
- August 18, 2017

It was evident in the first preseason game for the Carolina Panthers that there was a significant difference between the starters and the second team defense. "A couple late [balls] on the decisions he made". The Panthers are not going to take any risks in the preseason. Newton then went 14 days with limited throwing and no participation in team drills until he threw some in the red zone on the last day of the Wofford College portion of training camp. (more...)
Trey Songz Pleads Guilty to Destroying Detroit Stage; Sentenced to Probation Trey Songz Pleads Guilty to Destroying Detroit Stage; Sentenced to Probation
- August 18, 2017

As part of his plea deal, Trey's other charges were dropped, according to TMZ. Trey Songz performs at the BET awards in June 2017. Neverson was sentenced to 18 months of probation, and must complete anger management classes, submit to substance abuse screening, and pay restitution. (more...)
Eintracht Frankfurt sign Kevin-Prince Boateng Eintracht Frankfurt sign Kevin-Prince Boateng
- August 18, 2017

Boateng signed a three-year contract extension in May but the ex-Schalke man left the Canary Island club but mutual agreement on Wednesday. An attacking midfielder, Boateng produced some impressive performances for Las Palmas in the top flight of Spanish football last season. (more...)
CoA seeks Supreme Court directive to remove current BCCI office-bearers CoA seeks Supreme Court directive to remove current BCCI office-bearers
- August 18, 2017

Originally scheduled to rule on the BCCI's request for review of contentious points and fill up two slots in the CoA left vacant by Ramachandra Guha and Vikram Limaye, the court will have something drastically different to rule on, if the CoA's fifth status report comes up for hearing. (more...)
Costa treated like a 'criminal', wants to join Atletico Madrid Costa treated like a 'criminal', wants to join Atletico Madrid
- August 18, 2017

Belotti began his senior career by helping to fire Palermo to promotion in 2014 and has enjoyed two successful seasons at Torino. "I don't think it is fair after all I have done to be treated like that". I must return to Atletico Madrid next season. A hard pre-season for Chelsea was compounded by a 3-2 defeat at home by Burnley on Saturday. Maybe he'll get a testimonial down the line, although we wouldn't recommend holding your breath for that either. (more...)
Africa's richest billionaire wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsène Wenger Africa's richest billionaire wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsène Wenger
- August 18, 2017

Lacazette scored his side's first goal as Ozil also played the full 90 minutes during the Premier League curtain-raiser in north London. Alexis Sanchez will not be fit to face Stoke , but Arsene Wenger said that "he should be available for the next game against Liverpool ". (more...)

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