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Tottenham Hotspur target Antonio Candreva set to join Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

The 30-year-old was a regular in the Inter Milan side last season, scoring six goals and providing 11 assists in his 38 Serie A appearances. Back in July, reports from Tuttomercatoweb claimed that Spurs were tracking Candreva and were interested in signing him . (more...)
Leeds United To Be Tested Again For Chris Wood Over Weekend
- August 19, 2017

An initial offer of £12m and a second, increased bid were turned down by Leeds but Burnley are persisting in their pursuit of the New Zealand worldwide and want to finalise a transfer this weekend. Wood has been one of the best strikers in the Championship for the last couple of years, as he has started to live up to his potential that was oh so promising. (more...)
Stephen Ward signs new Burnley contract Stephen Ward signs new Burnley contract
- August 19, 2017

Burnley have announced that Stephen Ward has signed a contract extension with the club which will see him stay at Turf Moor until 2019 - with the option of extending a further year. "We put in a great performance and we have to be very proud of what we did". Last season Ward started all but one of Burnley's Premier League games, more than anyone else in Dyche's squad. (more...)
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is keen to keep defender Jonny Evans West Brom boss Tony Pulis is keen to keep defender Jonny Evans
- August 19, 2017

West Bromwich Albion coach Tony Pulis on Friday revealed that the club had turned down a 19.7-million-euro ($23.15 million) bid from fellow English Premier League side Manchester City for Northern Irish defender Jonny Evans . West Brom are well aware of Manchester City's desperation to add to the numbers at the back and the now inflated market. Tony Pulis is reportedly adamant that the player is not for sale while the club, according to reports, are willing to negotiate the player's ... (more...)
Dodgers make deal for Mets OF Curtis Granderson Dodgers make deal for Mets OF Curtis Granderson
- August 19, 2017

After a slow start , Granderson is now hitting.273 with 17 home runs and a.979 OPS since May 10. The addition of Granderson will likely create an even larger logjam at the first base and outfield positions, though one would think there's a clearer path to playing time for Granderson with center fielder Joc Pederson going through enormous struggles at the plate. (more...)
Seahawks win at home, running over Vikings 20-13 Seahawks win at home, running over Vikings 20-13
- August 19, 2017

It was friendly fire as Fant was pass blocking and Seattle center Justin Britt inadvertently fell into Fant's right knee. The Vikings rookie running back carried seven times for 40 yards in Friday night's 20-13 preseason loss to Seattle at CenturyLink Field. (more...)
Defoe pushing for start against Watford Defoe pushing for start against Watford
- August 19, 2017

Veteran forward and club captain Troy Deeney scored a hat-trick in that game, but fortunately for the Cherries Deeney won't be available to play on Saturday. BOURNEMOUTH fans will expect the unexpected this season as Howe's entertaining style of football will ensure they aren't short of drama on the south coast, with strikers raring to go. (more...)
Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR
- August 19, 2017

Having offloaded a number of midfielders this summer, the Spaniard's dismissal left Chelsea with N'Golo Kante as their only midfield option. "He created a great foundation for his club and we must do the same", Conte said. 'About Pedro, today he trained with us and he felt pain in his ankle. He told the media: 'I'm not anxious about this and, for sure, at this moment it's not simple but we must be strong to face this situation and it's very important that I don't find excuses. (more...)
Real chief assures Asensio that he will sign De Gea this summer Real chief assures Asensio that he will sign De Gea this summer
- August 19, 2017

De Gea has been on Madrid's radar for the last two years, and he almost made the switch from Old Trafford to Santiago Bernabeu on transfer deadline day in the summer of 2015, but due to an administration error, the move fell through at the last minute. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Stunned by Australia's Nick Kyrgios at Cincinnati Open Rafael Nadal Stunned by Australia's Nick Kyrgios at Cincinnati Open
- August 19, 2017

In the day session, Kyrgios won his rain-delayed match against Ivo Karlovic 4-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 on Friday. Rafael Nadal moved into the Cincinnati Open quarter-finals with victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos. He had some mistakes and I was able to be back in the match. Kyrgios broke Nadal's serve in the opening game of the match took an early lead of 4-0, thus taking the first set in just 25 minutes. (more...)
'All over the place' - Mark Lawrenson predicts Tottenham v Chelsea 'All over the place' - Mark Lawrenson predicts Tottenham v Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

Conte has been let down by two players in the positions where Chelsea are going to be most vulnerable, only strengthening his argument that he needs a few more signings before the end of August. Chelsea: The Community Shield loss to Arsenal , albeit on penalties, and the Premier League opening home defeat to Burnley left some Blues supporters contemplating a repeat of what Conte has called a " Mourinho season". (more...)
Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Has Spurs Envy Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Has Spurs Envy
- August 19, 2017

They were the complete opposite of stricken Chelsea in that way and it means Sunday's match at Wembley between last season's top two could yet have the opposite effect for Mauricio Pochettino's side. The Argentinian did, however, reveal that he is hoping for four additions to his squad. A 1-1 draw is a safe option at 6/1 odds, but we are backing a 2-1 home win as our betting prediction . (more...)
Ravens Sign Jeremy Zuttah Months After Trading Him To San Francisco Ravens Sign Jeremy Zuttah Months After Trading Him To San Francisco
- August 19, 2017

Terms were not disclosed but it reportedly is a two-year deal. The 49ers in March traded for Zuttah with the Ravens, swapping sixth-round picks in the spring's National Football League draft. With the season-ending injuries to Alex Lewis , rookie Nico Siragusa, and the loss of John Urshel to retirement has weakened the interior offensive line tremendously. (more...)
Barcelona hopeful of Coutinho, Dembele deals Barcelona hopeful of Coutinho, Dembele deals
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool star Coutinho is tipped to join LaLiga giants Barca to help fill the void left by Neymar , who joined Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record deal. Liverpool face Crystal Palace in their first home game of the season on Saturday afternoon and Klopp confirmed Coutinho will miss the game, although Daniel Sturridge could make his first appearance of the campaign after recovering from a muscle strain. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp denies Philippe Coutinho is close to Barcelona move Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp denies Philippe Coutinho is close to Barcelona move
- August 19, 2017

He added: "Phil is not available. It is true and I recognise this, that they are two players we feel like bringing here". "When you see how Isco played in Barcelona and then I take him out it is a bit harsh, but the players understand how long the season will be and we will need everyone". (more...)
Barcelona in Lionel Messi limbo as new contract remains unsigned Barcelona in Lionel Messi limbo as new contract remains unsigned
- August 19, 2017

Officials are saying it's a terrorist attack. "All support and solidarity to the families and friends of the victims", Ronaldo wrote. Luis Suarez was among the Barcelona players who added their shock and support. Atletico Madrid added: "Shocked by the awful news coming from Barcelona; All our support for the victims and their families". "My thoughts are with the victims & their families!" Ronaldo enjoyed another remarkable season in which he inspired Real Madrid to a Spanish La Liga and ... (more...)
Drew Pomeranz Suffers Lower Body Injury vs. Yankees Drew Pomeranz Suffers Lower Body Injury vs. Yankees
- August 19, 2017

Trailing the Yankees by three in the bottom half of the seventh, the Red Sox rallied for four runs in the inning and tacked on two more in the eighth en route to a 9-6 victory in Game 1 of the weekend series. Chapman then followed by walking Vazquez, after which the crowd began chanting Chapman's last name in singsong fashion. Aaron Hicks was hit by his second pitch of the night to make it 6-3 NY before Aaron Judge struck out with the bases loaded - stranding three for the second time in as ... (more...)
Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Padres with Neck Injury Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Padres with Neck Injury
- August 19, 2017

Scherzer was lifted from his start on August 1 against the Miami Marlins after one inning because of a neck injury. Matt Grace got the nod in Scherzer's place. The Nationals later announced Scherzer would go on the 10-day DL, retroactive to August 15. The Nationals are the owners of a 14-game lead in the National League East, so they won't take any chances with their ace. (more...)
Rory McIlroy healthy enough to start 1st FedEx Cup event after all Rory McIlroy healthy enough to start 1st FedEx Cup event after all
- August 19, 2017

McIlroy has been forced to miss six events this season after picking up a stress fracture of the ribs in January. "If I'm capable of playing, I feel like why shouldn't you?" he said after the PGA. If he comes through the FedEx, McIlroy is due to play in the European Tour's equivalent, the Race to Dubai, which goes on until mid November. After a week's break, the series resumes with the BMW Championship in IL before the top 30 in the standings advance to the concluding Tour Championship ... (more...)
Gonzalo Castro Shocked By Ousmane Dembele Actions Gonzalo Castro Shocked By Ousmane Dembele Actions
- August 19, 2017

The La Liga giants remain determined to sign Dembele before the summer transfer window closes on 31 August to help fill the void left by Neymar's record-breaking transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. OUSMANE DEMBELE has amazingly angered landlord Jurgen Klopp as he left his Dortmund house "in chaos" after going AWOL in a desperate bid to force through his Barcelona move. (more...)
Fowler has 3 RBIs, Cardinals top Pirates 11-7 Fowler has 3 RBIs, Cardinals top Pirates 11-7
- August 19, 2017

Right-hander Seung Hwan Oh picked up his 19th save. Tommy Pham and Jedd Gyorko belted home runs, and Randall Grichuk added a two-run triple for the Cards. He allowed two early runs on homers but settled in to give up three runs on six hits, with four strikeouts and two walks. Of his 10 relief appearances, eight have been four outs or more and he worked 3.0 innings twice. (more...)
Zidane critical of five-game ban for Ronaldo Zidane critical of five-game ban for Ronaldo
- August 19, 2017

Real Madrid faces Barcelona again in the Spanish Super Cup (Supercopa de Espana) after the first leg win . Ronaldo is set to miss the games against Deportivo, Valencia, Levante and Real Sociedad . But their star man, Cristiano Ronaldo will be absent after his sending off in the first game on Sunday. CRISTIANO RONALDO will serve a five-game suspension for his actions during the Super Cup match up. (more...)
Barcelona not a millimetre closer to signing Ousmane Dembele - Dortmund CEO Barcelona not a millimetre closer to signing Ousmane Dembele - Dortmund CEO
- August 19, 2017

The 20-year-old French forward has been indefinitely excluded from selection contention after missing a training session without permission. Last week, Dortmund confirmed they had rejected an offer - also said to be worth €100m - and suspended the France global until further notice after he failed to report to training. (more...)
How to watch today's Detroit Tigers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game How to watch today's Detroit Tigers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers game
- August 19, 2017

Hill gave up six hits and three runs in his five innings, walking three and striking out five, leaving with a 7-3 lead. He then smacked a solo homer that scraped the wall in left field in the third inning, pulling the Tigers to within a run at 4-3. (more...)
Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid of 125 million euro for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid of 125 million euro for Philippe Coutinho
- August 19, 2017

The "will he, wont he" saga surrounding Phillipe Coutinho's move to Barcelona has once again been placed firmly in the "no, it wont" column by Liverpool boos Jurgen Klopp . "I don't even know them, especially this guy". "It is always how it is with injured players, there is no real time on when he is back". They would be good to have here. (more...)
Kevin Durant won't visit White House with Trump in office Kevin Durant won't visit White House with Trump in office
- August 19, 2017

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant in his hometown of Seat Pleasant, Md. We can now add Kevin Durant to that list, who used some explicit language to make his opinions on Trump known. Despite this charge, in two separate speeches, President Trump condemned the racists, white nationalists, and other risky protesters who perpetrated the attacks in Charlottesville last weekend. (more...)
Analyst Research and Ratings: The Wendy's Company (WEN), Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
- August 19, 2017

Returns and Valuations for Prudential Financial, Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 68,761,543 shares of the bank's stock valued at $920,719,000 after buying an additional 66,453,890 shares during the period. If you are reading this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and global copyright legislation. Bellecapital Limited holds 0.12% in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) or 10,000 shares. (more...)
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...)