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Vikings sign Gophers QB Mitch Leidner Vikings sign Gophers QB Mitch Leidner
- August 20, 2017

Leidner finished his career with the Gophers ranking second in passing attempts with 1,029 and completions with 580. He joins fellow Golden Gophers Isaac Fruechte and Marcus Sherels on the roster. The Vikings also announced they have waived linebacker Darnell Sankey. Quarterbacks Sam Bradford , Case Keenum and Taylor Heinicke played without apparent injury against the Seahawks on Friday night. (more...)
Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller ruptures knee ligaments in botched goal celebration Hamburg winger Nicolai Muller ruptures knee ligaments in botched goal celebration
- August 20, 2017

However, after finding the back of the net, the 29-year-old fell to the ground awkwardly following a celebration that saw him spin around and jump into the air before tripping over the corner flag. "We wish him a good recovery and will help him with that as well as we can", he added. Despite the fact that Nicolai Muller managed to give Hamburg an early lead, he was then removed from the game after his goal celebration got the better of him, to say the least. (more...)
Sreesanth seeks Kerala High Court clarification on NOC Sreesanth seeks Kerala High Court clarification on NOC
- August 20, 2017

He needs the NOC to participate in Premier league matches of the Glenrothes Cricket Club. " BCCI refused to issue the NOC though the High Court lifted the life time ban on me", explained Sreesanth. He moved the court on Friday stating that he was not given the permission by the BCCI to play Scotish League despite the lifting of his ban. Meanwhile, BCCI is reportedly getting ready to move court against the revocation of ban. (more...)
Serena Williams' Fiancé Alexis Ohanian Reveals Her Pregnancy Cravings Serena Williams' Fiancé Alexis Ohanian Reveals Her Pregnancy Cravings
- August 20, 2017

Serena Williams , who with 23 Grand Slams is the most successful female player in the Open Era, spoke out against how she is perceived to be meaner compared to the dope-tainted Maria Sharapova. "If you would have told me previous year in October or November that I would have a baby, not be pregnant but have a baby, I would have thought you were the biggest liar in the world", she said. (more...)
Zidane: No Madrid A or B teams Zidane: No Madrid A or B teams
- August 20, 2017

However, it was wresting the Spanish title back off Barcelona for the first time in five years last season that Zidane, a World Cup victor in his days as a player, described as the biggest achievement in his professional career. "I have a fantastic squad which can still be improved", he said on Saturday. "Five games is a lot of time to be without Cristiano". Last season, Deportivo showed a mediocre result, which, as expected, left the team from La Coruña at the bottom of the ... (more...)
City outcast Nasri in Turkey to join Antalyaspor City outcast Nasri in Turkey to join Antalyaspor
- August 20, 2017

Nasri will sign a two-year deal with Antalyaspor and will earn €4million per season plus bonuses over the duration of his contract. Having signed from Arsenal for £25m back in 2011 he has made 129 Premier League appearances for City. City had hoped to recoup around £12million for the 30-year-old, who had also attracted interest from Nice, but offers have centred mainly around loans. (more...)
Manchester United and Liverpool among today's Premier League match winners Manchester United and Liverpool among today's Premier League match winners
- August 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho is looking to play it down, but after the start they have had Manchester United are surely challengers for the Premier League title. After struggling for around 80 minutes, United needed Lukaku who confidently struck his third goal in two games for his new club. Swansea in the upcoming match is considered an outsider and not for nothing, because in the team there are no important players of the attack, while in the MJ with the composition of the full order. (more...)
Watch Barcelona vs Real Betis live on TV, Online Watch Barcelona vs Real Betis live on TV, Online
- August 20, 2017

Luis Suarez will be sidelined for four weeks after picking up a knee injury in the second leg of the Super Cup against Real Madrid. New coach Ernesto Valverde , who has been thrown in at the deep end after replacing Luis Enrique, admits it's unbalanced his team, who will also be without the injured Suarez this weekend. (more...)
Galloping United make Mourinho happy Galloping United make Mourinho happy
- August 20, 2017

There was no need to close the door. Interestingly, he became just the fourth of the last six United No 9s to score goals in the first two games for the club. He then turned up the heat with ten minutes left as the hosts begun to tire, claiming Man United's third with a sublime chip before setting up Anthony Martial to put the final nail in Swansea's coffin. (more...)
Arrogate beaten again at Del Mar Arrogate beaten again at Del Mar
- August 20, 2017

The past four Pacific Classics, while won by some of the best horses that have ever run, were devoid of drama in the stretch as California Chrome, Beholder, Shared Belief and Game On Dude made it look easy. That defeat snapped Arrogate's seven-race winning streak. "When I have a cocktail tonight, I'll say Collected is a special horse too". "It was like an animal creeping up behind me but we had enough to get it done". (more...)
TD pass wraps up Aaron Rodgers' short night of good work TD pass wraps up Aaron Rodgers' short night of good work
- August 20, 2017

The Redskins didn't pick up a single first down until the final play of the opening quarter, during their fourth possession of the game . However, it did not result in a victory. The final score of the night game with 3-minutes remaining in the game with Packers reserve quarterback Taysom Hill scrambled through the Redskins defense for a 23-yard touchdown run. (more...)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman sees a chink in Man City's armour Everton boss Ronald Koeman sees a chink in Man City's armour
- August 20, 2017

Swansea unravelled in the closing stages of their first game since selling key man Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton. If any of these strikers get on a roll, they are hard for any opposition to stop so both team's defences are set to have their work cut out throughout the 90 minutes. (more...)
Jamie Whincup wins in Sydney, claims all-time V8 Supercars record Jamie Whincup wins in Sydney, claims all-time V8 Supercars record
- August 20, 2017

On a history-making day of sprint racing at Sydney Motorsport Park, Whincup surpassed Holden legend Craig Lowndes as the sport's most successful driver when he floored his way home for a record-breaking 106th race win. As he exited the pits van Gisbergen came flying through Turn 1, the pair meeting at the apex of Turn 2. McLaughlin was swamped off the line in the 200km race finding himself fifth at the end of the first lap. (more...)
Marriyum Aurangzeb criticizes Imran Khan following dengue outbreak Marriyum Aurangzeb criticizes Imran Khan following dengue outbreak
- August 20, 2017

The team comprising four entomologists, led by Health Department additional director general (DG), and a mobile health unit have been dispatched to KP. "It is a failure of the KP government that its monitoring system got failed in indicating dengue attack in the province", he added. The advisor talking to newsmen said more than eight deaths have took place due to dengue fever in Peshawar during the last few days. (more...)
Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles Terence Crawford KOs Julius Indongo, unifies four major titles
- August 20, 2017

The telecast for Crawford vs. Indongo is underway on ESPN . Crawford had no problem asserting his dominance over Indongo, tagging Indongo with a lot of quick jabs and avoiding trouble with swift and sharp movement. The two-division champion also continued to make a strong case for recognition as the best boxer, pound-for-pound, in the sport. In July previous year, the American in Las Vegas by unanimous decision stopped the Ukrainian Victor Postol and took possession of the WBC belt. (more...)
Royals to open series with Cleveland Royals to open series with Cleveland
- August 20, 2017

Kipnis and Bruce homered in the first off Ian Kennedy (4-9), and Bruce added a three-run shot in the seventh to finish with five RBIs. Bruce's RBI-double in the fifth scored Ramirez, who had walked, and finished left-hander Jason Vargas' evening. (more...)
Giants Pound Phillies in Blowout Win, Moore Pitches Into Eighth Giants Pound Phillies in Blowout Win, Moore Pitches Into Eighth
- August 20, 2017

The Giants have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in five of their last 10 games. "We owe it to the ownership and to the fans". The 26-year-old posted the first shutout of his career when he allowed seven hits and no walks in a 10-0 win. The Giants' Kelby Tomlinson , right, slides into second base on his double, next to Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez during the third inning in San Francisco on Thursday. (more...)
Rain holds up England after Cook makes 243 Rain holds up England after Cook makes 243
- August 20, 2017

Cooks 243, his fourth Test double century, was the cornerstone of Englands total and the former captains dismissal prompted current skipper Joe Root to declare. The series isn't lost. We held a really good length and made them play a lot. "Not as much as you might think - he's a modest guy, and Jimmy and (Alastair) the same", Root said. (more...)
In rare appearance at Wrigley Field, Blue Jays lose again to Cubs In rare appearance at Wrigley Field, Blue Jays lose again to Cubs
- August 20, 2017

In the sixth, Happ scored on a Javier Baez single, while Anthony Rizzo's single in the seventh scored Albert Alomora Jr.to make it a 4-2 game. Phillies 12, Giants 9 • Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly had a grand slam, Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer and Philadelphia snapped a six-game losing streak, beating host San Francisco. (more...)
Notre Dame to wear special Knute Rockne uniforms against Navy Notre Dame to wear special Knute Rockne uniforms against Navy
- August 20, 2017

Friday, Notre Dame unveiled in a release the specially designed uniforms, made by Under Armour. The Rockne name is also written out in script on the uniform, and there are three stars that represent the three national championships he won while head coach at Notre Dame . (more...)
How fast is the Twins' Byron Buxton? See for yourself, kids How fast is the Twins' Byron Buxton? See for yourself, kids
- August 20, 2017

It's one of many reasons why Buxton was the second overall pick in the 2012 draft and spent close to three seasons as baseball's No. 1 ranked prospect. Buxton led off the bottom of the 4th inning and worked a full count on Godley. Buxton was not going to be denied his home run, however. For perspective, when Usain Bolt first took the world record in the 100-meter dash, he broke the previous world record by just 0.02 seconds. (more...)
Barcelona players pay tribute to terror attack victims Barcelona players pay tribute to terror attack victims
- August 20, 2017

He also said Brazil global Paulinho, who was unveiled on Thursday after completing a 40 million euro move from Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande, needed more time to adapt before playing for his new side. We'll be building up to the action throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account of the game as it unfolds. "I do not see us taking on a Barcelona in crisis". (more...)
Sky Blue's Pearce Done For The Season Sky Blue's Pearce Done For The Season
- August 20, 2017

A draw would have been momentous after trailing 3-0 at half-time but the New Jersey-based side weren't done. Mills dribbled up the flank and sent the ball into the box where Skroski got a header which Seattle's defense tried to clear away, but Kerr was in position to get a touch in for a goal, her 12th of the season. (more...)
New York Jets preseason Week 2 New York Jets preseason Week 2
- August 20, 2017

Later in the quarter, the Lions (2-0) began a 78-yard drive that ended with Stafford's touchdown pass in the opening minute of the second quarter. Hackenberg has failed to lead the Jets to any points in 13 possessions this preseason. Brad Kaaya and the Lions offense then went 30-yards on seven plays to put Matt Prater in position to make another field goal, which he did. Ross Martin's 31-yard field goal early in the fourth ended the Jets' scoring drought. (more...)
Red Sox LHP Drew Pomeranz leaves mid-batter with back spasms
- August 20, 2017

Henry's comments came at a tense time in this city, where some fear that a rally by self-described free speech advocates scheduled for Saturday will attract white nationalists, who are expected to be opposed by thousands of counterprotesters, and where one group has proposed renaming Boston's historic Faneuil Hall, which is named after Peter Faneuil, a slave trader in the 1700s. (more...)
Deshaun Watson Milly Rocks after TD run against Patriots Deshaun Watson Milly Rocks after TD run against Patriots
- August 20, 2017

Savage lobbed a flawless spiral in the back of the end zone to connect with Strong, a fellow Philadelphia native, for a leaping 2-yard touchdown catch against the reigning Super Bowl champions. Watson rushed for 10 yards on four carries. The Patriots punted on their first drive before Brady connected with Rex Burkhead on a 22-yard touchdown throw that tied it at 7-7 early in the second quarter. (more...)
Instant analysis of Raiders 24-21 loss to Rams
- August 20, 2017

While some fans in Oakland have expressed bitterness, the Raiders are sold out for the entire season despite being lame ducks and drew a sellout crowd of 53,659 for their first home game of the preseason. Lynch wasn't the only Raider making a gesture during the anthem. Lynch also sat last week and told coach Jack Del Rio he has done that throughout his career. (more...)
Chelsea remain title favourites - Mourinho Chelsea remain title favourites - Mourinho
- August 20, 2017

The next week, on Monday, in the Under-23s game, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young are playing their first minutes of competition this season", Mourinho told reporters . "We started last season with two matches and six points and we finished sixth". "The players are not carried away, it is not a problem for us". You always find hard roads and roadworks and we have to be ready. (more...)
Erik Jones Wins 1st Cup Pole at Bristol; Truex Jr. 6th Erik Jones Wins 1st Cup Pole at Bristol; Truex Jr. 6th
- August 20, 2017

Martin Truex Jr . (11th), Chase Elliott (12th), Kasey Kahne (15th) and Jimmie Johnson (22nd) also faced respective 15 minute practice penalties for multiple inspection failures at MI. "We're certainly in a tight spot. I'm not", McMurray said. "I don't know if I would have been able to make it all the way back up through there". Another first-time victor changes it quite a bit. (more...)
Wall recovers to continue defense of Paul Lawrie Match Play Wall recovers to continue defense of Paul Lawrie Match Play
- August 20, 2017

I love the pressure. "I love the match play format and I can't wait to go out there tomorrow and hopefully win". Canizares, who knocked out the tournament's host Paul Lawrie on Friday, battled past Ireland's Paul Dunne at the 21st hole in an even contest which saw both players card three birdies and booked himself a quarter-final meeting with England's Paisley, who edged past China's Ashun Wu 1up at the 18th. (more...)

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