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Nate Diaz Returns to Face Dustin Poirier at UFC 230 Nate Diaz Returns to Face Dustin Poirier at UFC 230
- August 06, 2018

Coincidentally, "The Diamond" called for a fight with Diaz in February past year following his win over Miller at UFC 208. The 33-year-old Diaz hasn't competed in the lightweight division in almost three years. After defeating McGregor by submission at UFC 196, Diaz fell short at 202, losing by way of majority decision. Poirier, meanwhile, is fresh off of a TKO victory over Eddie Alvarez on July 28. (more...)
Journalist tips Tottenham star linked with Man United to leave this summer Journalist tips Tottenham star linked with Man United to leave this summer
- August 06, 2018

Manchester United are reportedly confident of agreeing a £60m deal for Toby Alderweireld in the next 48 hours. Now United will need to look to sign yet another centre-back after failing to secure Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld or Leicester's Harry Maguire. (more...)
Paul O’Connell takes Stade Francais role Paul O’Connell takes Stade Francais role
- August 05, 2018

Mike Prendergast, a former Munster teammate of O'Connell's, recently joined the club as an attack and backs coach. "This is a major asset for the club and it shows the ambition of Stade Francais". Although they nearly merged with city rivals Racing 92 a year ago, Stade are looking to get themselves back into the elite bracket of clubs with their new coaching ticket, led by the vastly-experienced Meyer who joined last summer. (more...)
Gonzalo Higuain says everyone wanted him at AC Milan Gonzalo Higuain says everyone wanted him at AC Milan
- August 05, 2018

The motivation and conviction they showed at Milan was fundamental'. If the 30-year-old can maintain his scintillating club form for Milan this season, Chelsea may rue their failure to impress him - especially as they are not now blessed with a wealth of in-form goalscorers. (more...)
Pedro signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea Pedro signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea
- August 05, 2018

The 26-year-old has a year to run on his current contract and has been continually linked with a move prior to the summer transfer window closing, with Real Madrid rumoured to be his most likely destination if he is sold. I think we need something, but maybe only a player. This will be the third meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, with City winning the most recent one in April 2013 (2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final). (more...)
Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard exchange texts before dugout debuts Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard exchange texts before dugout debuts
- August 05, 2018

Mel Morris has full confidence that Frank Lampard has the ability to get the best out of the players that he has at his disposal. "It's a hard question, but of course promotion is the target - every club in the Championship has the same target", said the 40-year-old. (more...)
Jantjies key for the Lions: De Bruin Jantjies key for the Lions: De Bruin
- August 05, 2018

Hansen dug up a dark day for New Zealand rugby - the 2007 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal loss to France in 2007 - when arguing the game was far from a forgone conclusion. De Bruin maintains much was learnt from the 2016 (v Hurricanes) final, and last year's defeat to the Crusaders , and added the team's character shone through this season. (more...)
5 Players They Should Sell This Summer — Real Madrid Transfers 5 Players They Should Sell This Summer — Real Madrid Transfers
- August 05, 2018

The Serie A champions now open up their title defense at Chievo on August 18. In what could have been Ronaldo's first meeting against his former team, there is sure to be some added significance to this match. Despite naming a strong starting XI featuring Toni Kroos and Karim Benzema, Madrid fell behind in the 12th minute when Carvajal turned Joao Cancelo's cross from the left past the outstretched Keylor Navas and into his own net. (more...)
Manchester United To Offer Anthony Martial In Return For Defender Manchester United To Offer Anthony Martial In Return For Defender
- August 05, 2018

The Frenchman toured the U.S. with United before being given time off for the birth of his child, but after failing to report back immediately, Martial's relationship with Jose Mourinho has turned toxic. Red Devils superstar Anthony Martial has responded to his manager Jose Mourinho's statements after the preseason friendly against Liverpool. . The Portuguese coach has admitted he's hoping to bring in two further additions to his squad before the window slams shut next week and a ... (more...)
5 discussion points: England beat India in first Test 5 discussion points: England beat India in first Test
- August 05, 2018

An elated Stokes told Sky Sports: "Virat played a brilliant knock in the first innings but moments like that (getting him out) change games". "Virat has scored 150 in the last innings", said Ishant. Alec Stewart, the Director of Cricket at Surrey, has gone on record as saying he thought he would end up as a batting all-rounder and judged on the way he took on a swarming India attack he may be right. (more...)
Rafa Benítez's angry message to Newcastle United owner Rafa Benítez's angry message to Newcastle United owner
- August 05, 2018

According to a report from The Sun on Sunday (05/08; page 60), Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is hoping that Liverpool would be willing to loan Danny Ings to the Magpies for the coming season despite the Reds wanting £20 million for the striker . (more...)
Manchester United Agree £145,000-a-week Deal With La Liga Star
- August 05, 2018

Toby Alderweireld will return to preseason training with Tottenham as speculation grows regarding his future in north London. Tottenham do have an option to extend his contract when it expires in 2019, although triggering the extension option would also activate a £25m release clause. (more...)
Terrell Owens held his own Hall of Fame ceremony at alma mater Terrell Owens held his own Hall of Fame ceremony at alma mater
- August 05, 2018

In fact, he will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday on the first ballot, becoming one of only six wideouts to accomplish that feat. 2 on the league's all-time receiving yards list, racking up 15,934 yards during his career. Owens joined the Cowboys in 2006 after a falling out with the Philadelphia Eagles . (more...)
Trump tweet slams LeBron James, Don Lemon over CNN interview
- August 05, 2018

James addressed various topics during his interview with Lemon , including politics, saying Trump has used athletics and athletes to split up the country. He has continued to attack the players, who are protesting racial inequality and police brutality, tweeting in July that the "NFL National Anthem Debate is alive and well again". (more...)
Lions coach praying for a miracle against Crusaders in Super Rugby final
- August 05, 2018

A win for the Waratahs means a spot in the final against the Hurricanes or the Crusaders . "What is vital is to try and not make the occasion too big this time around and just stick to what works for us and find a solution to start better‚" he said. (more...)
Paired with an in-form Tiger, Day can't hide his WGC excitement Paired with an in-form Tiger, Day can't hide his WGC excitement
- August 05, 2018

ET on Golf Channel. "I've beeen here almost 20 years, and I've just thoroughly enjoyed it", Woods said after his opening round. But this is the past year the event is being played at Firestone. In two previous appearances, Kiradech finished T40 and 53rd in 2013 and 2016 respectively and broke par only twice in eight rounds. "Within a year to get down to 50, I think is a pretty good accomplishment", he smiled. (more...)
McIlroy lurks behind leader Thomas at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational McIlroy lurks behind leader Thomas at WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
- August 05, 2018

A disconsolate Woods admitted he struggled on the range during his warm-up, and he could not find his form on the course as he made only one birdie against four bogeys to slide 11 shots off the lead. Day - a 12-time US Tour victor - has admitted nerves were a big factor in his lacklustre results in previous competitive pairings with 14-time major victor Woods. (more...)
Manziel throws four interceptions in CFL debut Manziel throws four interceptions in CFL debut
- August 04, 2018

He finished the first half connecting on 9 of 16 passes for 90 yards and four interceptions as Montreal took a 38-3 deficit to the locker room. But the debut for the gifted Manziel, an National Football League first round draft pick whose two seasons with the Cleveland Browns were marred by off-field troubles, was a bust for the 18,576 at Percival Molson Stadium. (more...)
Liverpool v Napoli preview: Reds sign off pre-season in Dublin Liverpool v Napoli preview: Reds sign off pre-season in Dublin
- August 04, 2018

Klopp's part in transfer strategy, his significant say in recent signings should be applauded, too. England forward tasted the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid after coming in for injured Mo Salah. The Brazilian striker is back with his club team-mates after a post-World Cup break. Apart from the aforementioned quintet, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is the other big name to not be in contention for Saturday's game as the England midfielder is a long-term casualty with a ... (more...)
NBA, MGM enter gaming partnership NBA, MGM enter gaming partnership
- August 04, 2018

Will the NFL and other leagues do similar deals? And sports may never be the same again. The U.S. sports betting market also is expected to gravitate toward more in-game wagering in the future, and the speed and reliability of data will be key. (more...)
Browns cornerback Carrie inspired by James’ school in Akron Browns cornerback Carrie inspired by James’ school in Akron
- August 04, 2018

The 33-year-old described how both athletics and education were high priorities for the young students at his new school when he mentioned the current climate in the US. In the interview, James criticized Trump for using sports to "divide" America, such as when he misrepresents athletes' kneeling during the National Anthem as a protest against America. (more...)
Sam Curran praises Virat Kohli’s century as England regret dropped catches Sam Curran praises Virat Kohli’s century as England regret dropped catches
- August 04, 2018

I told myself it was important to enjoy this, take it upon me as a challenge to take the team far", said Kohli when asked about his mindset in the middle where the other batsmen struggled. Nevertheless, the quality of cricket onshowhas not been lost on Anderson, who admits to both excitement and frustration regarding the events of the last three days of his 139th Test. (more...)
Meyer: I have always followed proper reporting protocols Meyer: I have always followed proper reporting protocols
- August 04, 2018

Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday . When asked last week at a media event, Meyer said he knew of an incident involving the Smiths in 2009 and that he and his wife, Shelley , addressed it with the Smiths. "My heart is heavy today as I witness the toll that events of the past week have taken on the Buckeye Family and the university community that I love so dearly", Meyer said. (more...)
Manziel to make first CFL start Manziel to make first CFL start
- August 04, 2018

There's at least one person in Montreal that's not exactly thrilled with the arrival of Johnny Manziel . The chants were, of course, made in reference to fans wanting to see newly acquired quarterback Johnny Manziel hit the field, but Adams, who went 15-for-28 for 217 yards and an interception on Thursday, believes the fans were unfair to him. (more...)
EPL: Guardiola reveals why Alexis, Jorginho snubbed Man City EPL: Guardiola reveals why Alexis, Jorginho snubbed Man City
- August 04, 2018

Though both teams will not be at full strength, one star set to start for Manchester City will be new signing Riyad Mahrez. Brian McClair, who played for United from 1987 to 1998, told BBC World Service Sport : "You should, at some point, look as though you are enjoying it. (more...)
Bayern star set for shock Barcelona move Bayern star set for shock Barcelona move
- August 04, 2018

A Barca statement read: " Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an agreement for the transfer of player Arturo Vidal ". Barcelona have reached an agreement to sign Arturo Vidal from Bayern Munich on a three-year contract, the LaLiga club have announced. (more...)
Konta keeps cruising to reach San Jose quarterfinals Konta keeps cruising to reach San Jose quarterfinals
- August 04, 2018

Match with Johanna Contoy was for Serena Williams after the first breakthrough at Wimbledon . Williams , 36, tried to shrug off the worst loss of her hall of fame career. "After all she's achieved, it's so humbling just to come up against her". Despite the scoreline, the first set was not easy, as Konta had to fight from behind in three of her four service games, including being break point down in two of them. (more...)
Chelsea moves to trump Spurs for Grealish - on Terry advice Chelsea moves to trump Spurs for Grealish - on Terry advice
- August 04, 2018

But in this situation, for different reasons, it has been hard to add players who can help us - but you know in the last week many things can happen. I am a coach and when you are a coach you can not be relaxed. But both have struggled with injury in recent years and speaking about Moreira's signing on Friday, Bruce said: "It was an area we needed to address". (more...)
Woods-Mickelson match reportedly set for Thanksgiving Woods-Mickelson match reportedly set for Thanksgiving
- August 03, 2018

The network said the one-on-one showdown will take place on either Friday (23 November) or Saturday (24 November) with a purse to be determined, though initial reports by Golf.com last month indicated it would be for a "winner-take-all" sum of $10m. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo is leaving Red Bull Daniel Ricciardo is leaving Red Bull
- August 03, 2018

Daniel Ricciardo will exit Red Bull - the team with which he began his Formula 1 career - at the end of the year after confirming a switch to Renault for the 2019 season. Elsewhere, some believe that Pierre Gasly, the impressive Toro Rosso rookie who scored a P4 finish earlier in the year at Bahrain, could make the leap and give Red Bull a young and fresh outlook for the future. (more...)

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