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Clayton Kershaw pitches four innings in simulated game in Pittsburgh Clayton Kershaw pitches four innings in simulated game in Pittsburgh
- August 22, 2017

He owns a 15-2 mark with a major league-best 2.04 ERA in 21 starts this season. He pitched four innings in a simulated game Tuesday and then told reporters he felt "healthy enough 10 days ago". I guess it's the luxury we have as a team. "You can't simulate a Major League game". That really shows just how special he's been since Day 1. Anyone attending the Oklahoma City Dodgers game on Saturday will see something that's never happened before - Clayton Kershaw appearing in a AAA game. (more...)
Hunter Valley teen Hannah Rye dies after courageous battle with cancer Hunter Valley teen Hannah Rye dies after courageous battle with cancer
- August 22, 2017

Hannah Rye, 15, died over the weekend after a two-year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma - a rare form of cancer that caused tumours to grow around her spine. 'She's so courageous. She's such a strong girl, you wouldn't know she was going through this, ' he told media. Her mother, Racheal Rye, said it was "like Cinderella and her knight in shining armour". (more...)
Steven Matz may need elbow surgery, source says Steven Matz may need elbow surgery, source says
- August 22, 2017

It is possible that he will require surgery to fix the issue, which would bring his hard year to an end. The nerve issue he's dealing with is thought to be similar to the one that forced fellow starter Jacob deGrom to undergo season-ending surgery past year. (more...)
Seahawks trade with Eagles to acquire offensive lineman Matt Tobin Seahawks trade with Eagles to acquire offensive lineman Matt Tobin
- August 22, 2017

Of course, if the Eagles were to lose both tackles their season would likely be over, so netting a fifth-round pick for a team already short on picks next year seems like a wise decision by executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman. (more...)
5 things West Indies should do to improve 5 things West Indies should do to improve
- August 22, 2017

Things have been tough for West Indies Cricket of late. The Windies have not won a Test series over any team except Bangladesh and Zimbabwe since beating New Zealand in 2012. Kraigg Brathwaite (40) resisted for 107 minutes before he was lbw on review to off-spinner Moeen Ali to leave West Indies 76 for four at tea. "We've now got to create a system that makes our 18-year-olds as good as England's, India's and Australia's when they get to 23 or 24", added Grave, who previously worked at ... (more...)
Woeful West Indies thumped by England in first test Woeful West Indies thumped by England in first test
- August 22, 2017

West Indies problems in Test cricket away from home are nothing new. But star names faced with a choice between a lowly paid tournament - the economics of many West Indies territories mean officials can not match the wages on offer elsewhere in the world - or a clashing but lucrative Twenty20 league simply took the better deal. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Man United "let the horses run freely"
- August 22, 2017

Before long, United had established comfortable control over possession , but Mourinho's side found it rather more hard to control the game. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Anthony Martial and Louis Saha were the rest of the three number 9s who scored in the first two games for the Europa League champions, with Dimitar Berbatov and Radamel Falcao missing in the list. (more...)
Was Paul Pogba fortunate to escape second yellow card against Swansea? Was Paul Pogba fortunate to escape second yellow card against Swansea?
- August 22, 2017

Against Swansea on Saturday afternoon, Bailly was again impressive as himself and Phil Jones helped ensure Man Utd made it two out of two in terms of clean sheets as well as victories, but he also managed to bag himself a rare goal. The Red Devils broke the deadlock just before walking into the sheds for half time. Swansea began to put the pressure back on United, although it wasn't enough to break down Matic and co. (more...)
Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels return to West Indies ODI squad for England Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels return to West Indies ODI squad for England
- August 22, 2017

Gayle last played an ODI in 2015What's the story? Gayle last played an ODI back in the 2015 World Cup and has not featured since due to the problems between the West Indies Cricket Board and its players. "Dwayne Bravo said he is still not 100% fit, but is looking at a possible return to global cricket next year", Browne informed. On the other hand, all-rounder Dwayne Bravo confirmed that he is not yet 100% fit. (more...)
Danny Rose 'to stay at Spurs after positive talks with Mauricio Pochettino' Danny Rose 'to stay at Spurs after positive talks with Mauricio Pochettino'
- August 22, 2017

But, per the same source, Spurs have surpassed PSG's offer, and with manager Mauricio Pochettino convincing the youngster to join his club, nothing appears to stand in the way of a move to the Premier League at this point. Have a look at the Premier League odds and remember that when you sign up at bet365 today for the very first time , you get up to £200 in welcome bonuses. (more...)
Britain's Chris Froome takes leader's red jersey at Vuelta a Espana Britain's Chris Froome takes leader's red jersey at Vuelta a Espana
- August 22, 2017

It's been a long time since I had the red jersey (1 day in 2011). It was another disappointing day for three-time Vuelta victor Alberto Contador in his final race before retirement as he finished more than two minutes down on the leaders to trail Froome by 3mins 10secs overall. (more...)
Blake Griffin Thinks LeBron Would Favor Playing For Knicks Over LA Teams Blake Griffin Thinks LeBron Would Favor Playing For Knicks Over LA Teams
- August 21, 2017

So, how did Bron feel about that? "I don't even know what you're talking about, shawty", James told the female photographer. "Listen, again, I have no idea". Anthony is reportadly on his way out of town and could be joining Paul in Houston. The three finding a way to join Carmelo Anthony in NY seems unlikely, barring each taking a massive discount. (more...)
Arsene Wenger hopes to have Alexis Sanchez back for Liverpool clash Arsene Wenger hopes to have Alexis Sanchez back for Liverpool clash
- August 21, 2017

This week's packed Sunday World sports section includes big interview with a glut of star names, with Kevin Palmer chatting exclusively to Chelsea legend Frank Lampard and Ireland rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll, who gives us an exclusive verdict on Conor McGregor's fight with Floyd Mayweather next weekend. (more...)
Reason why AC Milan won't sign Jack Wilshere from Arsenal Reason why AC Milan won't sign Jack Wilshere from Arsenal
- August 21, 2017

The 25-year-old has one year left in his contract with Arsenal and the Gunners are trying to sell him before the expiration of his current deal in North London. Milan's concerns are completely understandable but Arsenal should seriously consider giving the Englishman another chance to prove himself in the lineup once he is fully fit as he might also be driven by the prospect of being selected for the England squad in next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery behind on learning Eagles' offense Alshon Jeffery behind on learning Eagles' offense
- August 21, 2017

After the ball was snapped to Wentz, Jeffery seemed to get by Maxwell nearly immediately, then cutting towards the middle of the field and into the end zone for the touchdown. Darby's play should galvanize some of the young defensive backs on the Eagles, including third-round rookie Rasul Douglas. He's getting reps when he's in there. (more...)
Čech, Arsenal, suffer first loss of season Čech, Arsenal, suffer first loss of season
- August 21, 2017

Stoke aren't as tight defensively as they were under the Tony Pulis regime, but they kept Everton to one goal last weekend and 23 of their 38 games previous year saw under 2.5 backers collect. Manager Mark Hughes says that the team will try to improve on their bad performance. It's only one game, but Jese showed that he should be well-suited for life in the Premier League . (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is tracking Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is tracking Fulham wonderkid Ryan Sessegnon
- August 21, 2017

This comes on the back of an earlier report in the Times that said Tottenham had an initial offer of £25million rejected by the Championship club. The 17-year-old impressed in his breakthrough season last year, starting 17 Championship games, coming off the bench in a further nine, and contributing with seven goals and three assists in all competitions. (more...)
Jose Mourinho hails Manchester United's "class, calm and consistency"
- August 21, 2017

Elsewhere, no other changes are expected, as the game comes too early for Fernando Llorente to feature, after returning to full training on Monday. Do you think Matic's words will hurt the Chelsea supporters? The further the game went on, the more United grew in stature. (more...)
Manchester United ready to cope with pressure - Nemanja Matic
- August 21, 2017

However, Clement admitted that his side could have done more to prevent their late capitulation as United ran away with it thanks to a quick-fire triple from Romelu Lukaku , Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial . And while there's no way of telling whether Mourinho's men can keep the momentum up till the last day of the season, there's something definitely different and exciting at Old Trafford this season. (more...)
Fernandinho Sounds Wayne Rooney Warning For Manchester City Fernandinho Sounds Wayne Rooney Warning For Manchester City
- August 21, 2017

How will Everton line up with Wayne Rooney? Ilkay Gundogan could feature after being out for eight months with a knee injury. What time does it start? The opponent of the day had also felt with their first match win over Stoke City . (more...)
Muruguza, Dimitrov eye maiden Cincinnati Masters' title Muruguza, Dimitrov eye maiden Cincinnati Masters' title
- August 21, 2017

I'm just happy obviously with the win, but I'm just happy with the way I kept myself together throughout the whole match. Meanwhile, in men's action at Cincinnati on Sunday, Bulgaria's seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov downed Australia's Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-5 for the title. (more...)
African American History Museum To Feature Colin Kaepernick Collection African American History Museum To Feature Colin Kaepernick Collection
- August 21, 2017

Kaepernick is still a free agent quarterback who is without a team because he protested the killing of unarmed black men, women, and children by police. Retired officer Frank Serpico , whose campaign against corruption in the police department was the subject of the 1973 film " Serpico ", was also in attendance. (more...)
Nibali wins Vuelta third stage, Froome takes overall lead Nibali wins Vuelta third stage, Froome takes overall lead
- August 21, 2017

Vincenzo Nibali of Italy won the third stage of the Spanish Vuelta and Tour de France champion Chris Froome took the overall lead after a strong run in the first mountain stage. Nibali finished in the lead group with Froome eight seconds back alongside 2015 Vuelta victor Fabio Aru and Adam Yates. Amongst the biggest contenders for a sprint would be the 10-time Vuelta stage victor John Degenkolb, who ended the Tour in strong form and is now at full health, Tour of Poland Stage victor ... (more...)
Klopp Will Accept Board Decision on Coutinho Klopp Will Accept Board Decision on Coutinho
- August 21, 2017

The store in the clip was confirmed by Hughes as the Williamson Square branch in a separate tweet, and shows the girl in the window beginning to remove the cut-out from view whilst being watched by onlookers. "But I can say something that is maybe a more important thing". Liverpool are eyeing Italy and Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho if they are forced to sell the Brazilian. (more...)
Manchester City prepare £50 million bid For Alexis Sanchez Manchester City prepare £50 million bid For Alexis Sanchez
- August 21, 2017

The Chilean has missed both of Arsenal's Premier League games due to an abdominal injury but is expected to return at the weekend against Liverpool . The Sun has revealed that the hierarchy at Man City are putting together a staggering plan in place for the 28-year-old's arrival before deadline day. (more...)
Raphael Dwamena to join Brighton in £12m deal Raphael Dwamena to join Brighton in £12m deal
- August 21, 2017

The 21-year-old striker has also agreed personal terms with the club and is now awaiting clearance to travel to the United Kingdom for his medical. On worldwide level, Dwamena has two goals for the senior national team, with both coming against Ethiopia on his debut in June. (more...)
Man Utd Midfielder Set For A Move To Valencia Man Utd Midfielder Set For A Move To Valencia
- August 21, 2017

The post is translated as saying: " Valencia are very close to a loan deal with Andreas Pereira , according to our sources confirmed in England". Pereira couldn't help stave off relegation for the Andalucian side, but he showed glimpses of his talent in La Liga , scoring five goals and providing three assists in 37 appearances. (more...)
EPL: Sadio Mane scores as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 1-0 EPL: Sadio Mane scores as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 1-0
- August 21, 2017

Liverpool's vulnerability was on display again in their 2-1 Champions League qualification first-leg win over Hoffenheim on Tuesday, when they conceded late on to give the German side hope for next week's return leg at Anfield. The Reds will collide against Crystal Palace tomorrow in their first home game of the season. I listen to all the advice I get on a daily basis from the coaching staff and look to improve my game as time goes on. (more...)
Arsenal join race to sign 22-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Arsenal join race to sign 22-year-old Real Madrid midfielder
- August 21, 2017

Real are prepared to let Llorente leave permanently with a buy-back clause inserted into his contract, while alternatively they would be open to another loan move after the starlet spent time with Alaves last season. As a result, Premier League outfit Arsenal have now joined Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in the race for the classy Spanish U21 regular, with Gunners boss Arsene Wenger keen to add further guile to his squad at the Emirates. (more...)
LSU crowns new Mike VII LSU crowns new Mike VII
- August 21, 2017

In January, LSU announced the next Mike the Tiger would not be paraded around LSU football games as cheerleaders ride atop his golden cage - a major departure as the university seeks to simultaneously continue and update the decades-old tradition of keeping a live mascot on campus. (more...)

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