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Mauricio Pochettino: 'I only want players who are committed to Tottenham' Mauricio Pochettino: 'I only want players who are committed to Tottenham'
- August 19, 2018

Alderweireld played the full 90 minutes of Saturday's 3-1 win against Fulham after being left out for the 2-1 victory against Newcastle United last weekend, while Rose and Sissoko were unused subs at Wembley. Southampton nearly levelled when Jordan Pickford made a fine save from Danny Ings but, after Everton were forced into a change when Schneiderlin took a knock and was replaced by Tom Davies, the home side doubled their lead through Richarlison's 31st-minute header. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri has advantage over Unai Emery in top-four battle Maurizio Sarri has advantage over Unai Emery in top-four battle
- August 19, 2018

He's a very good offensive player, but he has improved in the defensive phase in the last two years in Madrid. They improve and are continuing. "We started shaky, I don't know, maybe we didn't know what to do, but we picked ourselves up and got going", Iwobi said. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea not yet Premier League contenders Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea not yet Premier League contenders
- August 19, 2018

Arsenal came from 2-0 down to level the game at 2-2 before the break, only for Marcos Alonso to score a late victor after Alexandre Lacazette had given the ball away in midfield. I am calm with that. Since Roman Abramovich took over a succession of Chelsea coaches have brought success based on defensive sturdiness, with "X-factor" attackers making the difference in the various title wins. (more...)
Arsenal Defender Out For Two Months Arsenal Defender Out For Two Months
- August 19, 2018

The Gunners head to Chelsea on Saturday, and provided an injury update on Thursday morning, ahead of Emery's scheduled press conference. Carl Jenkinson is, however, expected to be out for six to eight weeks after he "sustained a significant sprain to his right ankle", Arsenal have confirmed . (more...)
Robertson handed surprise start for Bledisloe opener Robertson handed surprise start for Bledisloe opener
- August 19, 2018

Tupou was to have been a damaging figure off the bench, injecting his huge 135kg frame into the match while anchoring the scrum when replacing Kepu. Jack Goodhue crossed for their second and Beauden Barrett the third as the Wallabies' set-piece buckled and Brodie Retallick secured a try-bonus point. (more...)
Real Madrid report Inter Milan to Federation Internationale de Football Association over Luka Modric Real Madrid report Inter Milan to Federation Internationale de Football Association over Luka Modric
- August 18, 2018

With Cristiano Ronaldo having already departed the Santiago Bernabeu for Italy, it has been suggested that Modric could do likewise. A FIFA spokesperson confirmed that football's world governing body had received a complaint from the Spanish club regarding the Serie A side's attempt to sign Croatia worldwide Modric. (more...)
Ben Stokes does not deserve warm reception from England fans - Michael Vaughan Ben Stokes does not deserve warm reception from England fans - Michael Vaughan
- August 18, 2018

The 27-year-old - whose co-defendant Ryan Ali was also found not guilty - had been charged following a brawl hours after England played the West Indies in a one-day global in Bristol , southwest England, in September last year. "There are clauses in an England cricketer's contract -- such as bringing the game into disrepute -- that could yet result in punishment", the 50-year-old commented. (more...)
Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea
- August 18, 2018

The first competitive game of Emery's reign saw Arsenal comfortably beaten 2-0 at home by defending Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday , and the coach has quickly come in for criticism as a result - former club captain Tony Adams being particularly vocal. (more...)
Diego Godin: I rejected many offers to stay with Atletico Madrid Diego Godin: I rejected many offers to stay with Atletico Madrid
- August 18, 2018

But Godin stayed in Madrid and United believe their interest was leveraged into an improved contract for the 32-year-old Uruguay global. But some at United have suggested that the offer the club put together for Godin was used by the player as leverage to get a better deal at the Metropolitano. (more...)
David Ospina Spotted In Napoli Ahead Of Move From Arsenal David Ospina Spotted In Napoli Ahead Of Move From Arsenal
- August 18, 2018

Last season's Serie A runners-up are closing in on a deal to sign David Ospina from Arsenal , with the player expected in Italy tomorrow to undergo a medical. Napoli have been searching all summer for a replacement for Pepe Reina who left at the end of last season. However, veteran keeper Petr Cech kept his place in the side for Sunday's 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City with Leno taking Ospina's old spot on the substitutes' bench. (more...)
Atletico punish exhausted Real in extra-time to lift Super Cup Atletico punish exhausted Real in extra-time to lift Super Cup
- August 18, 2018

Despite Ramos scoring a second-half penalty to put the Champions League holders 2-1 ahead, Atletico stormed back to inflict a first continental final defeat on Real since 2000. The former Spain coach will be in charge of Madrid for the first time in an official match. "Zidane did extraordinary work with incredible success but that is the past", Lopetegui added. (more...)
England vs India, third Test, day one England vs India, third Test, day one
- August 18, 2018

Rishabh will make his Test debut today against England and, in the process, will become 291st player to represent India in the longest format of the game. "Just believe in yourself", he said. "One thing for sure in this unit, there is no negative bone". Joe Root won the toss and inserted India on a green-tinged surface but India's openers batted patiently and saw off the new ball. (more...)
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino - I would never risk fitness of players Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino - I would never risk fitness of players
- August 18, 2018

But Pochettino said: "It's 100 per cent impossible, 100 per cent, to stop injuries". "We know this team will take possession off us and we must be ready for working altogether off the ball and suffer and show the solidarity and great effort". (more...)
New England Patriots: 3 Players who stood out in win over Eagles New England Patriots: 3 Players who stood out in win over Eagles
- August 18, 2018

If Foles is forced to miss time, Philadelphia can at least hope it's no more than the next two preseason games, allowing him to be ready for the regular season opener against the Falcons on September 6. "I feel like he never makes a mistake, and it's pretty incredible to have that". Hoyer completed five of 13 passes for 32 yards and an 11-yard touchdown pass to Cordarrelle Patterson . (more...)
Jabrill Peppers Blasts DJ Durkin for Extreme 'Bully Coaching' Tactics Jabrill Peppers Blasts DJ Durkin for Extreme 'Bully Coaching' Tactics
- August 18, 2018

The school has accepted full responsibility for McNair's death, but the future of the team's head coach remains in question. "[Durkin] shouldn't be able to work with anybody else's kid. Loh said he and athletic director Damon Evans visited with McNair's family in Baltimore earlier Tuesday "to express on behalf of the university our apology for the loss of their son". (more...)
Urban Meyer investigation will be done on Sunday 'as planned' Urban Meyer investigation will be done on Sunday 'as planned'
- August 18, 2018

In this September 16, 2017 photo, Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith watches before the start of an NCAA college football game against Army in Columbus, Ohio . " There is a great deal of interest in this investigation ", Drake said Thursday, via ESPN . "I'm going to wait until I know those things before I make conclusions". (more...)
Djokovic and Dimitrov survive but Zverev loses in Cincinnati Djokovic and Dimitrov survive but Zverev loses in Cincinnati
- August 18, 2018

In other second-round men's action Wednesday afternoon, Canada's Milos Raonic defeated Turkey's Malek Jaziri 6-3, 7-5, 13th-seeded Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta topped American Bradley Klahn 6-4, 6-4, sixth-seeded South African Kevin Anderson defeated Frenchman Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (8-6), 6-2 and 11th-seeded Belgian David Goffin rallied to defeat Frenchman Benoit Paire 5-7, 6-4, 6-2. (more...)
Serena Williams reveals her coach convinced her to stop breastfeeding Serena Williams reveals her coach convinced her to stop breastfeeding
- August 18, 2018

Maxfield was freed on parole three years early due to good behaviour. Serena Williams has said that her coach told her to stop breastfeeding to improve her tennis, saying the advice was "hard to take from a guy". "I'm not there yet", she says. What Bleacher Report deems "tough news" came Williams' way right before her match with the UK's Johanna Konta . Williams added: "It's unfair that she'll never have an opportunity to hug me". (more...)
Mike Ashley Is Easy Target - Neil Warnock Defends Newcastle Owner Mike Ashley Is Easy Target - Neil Warnock Defends Newcastle Owner
- August 18, 2018

After quite a hard 2-1 opening-day victory away at Newcastle United , Tottenham , meanwhile, will be keen to extend their run of 18 straight domestic victories against newly promoted teams, having lost just two of their past 38 home outings in the Premier League overall (W30 D6 L2). (more...)
Former NASCAR Phenom Kasey Kahne Announces Retirement At Age 38 Former NASCAR Phenom Kasey Kahne Announces Retirement At Age 38
- August 18, 2018

Kahne is now 28th in the Cup Series standings and would need to win one of the final three regular season races to qualify for the 16-driver, 10-race playoffs this fall. Pole victor Kyle Busch was dominant in the early going, building a lead of more than five seconds and lapping up to the 12th position before disaster struck on Lap 66. (more...)
Pereira, Arthur named in Brazil squad for friendlies Pereira, Arthur named in Brazil squad for friendlies
- August 18, 2018

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez is considering calling up Manchester United's Andreas Pereira for upcoming global friendlies, sources have told ESPN Brazil . Since then, he has played eight times for their U20 squad , as well as picking up another cap for their U23 side. Thirteen of the players from Brazil's FIFA World Cup squad will make the trip to the U.S.in September, including Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Alisson, Real Madrid's Casemiro and Chelsea's Willian. (more...)
Rain halts Halep as Muguruza´s defence ends and Wozniacki retires Rain halts Halep as Muguruza´s defence ends and Wozniacki retires
- August 18, 2018

American world number three and 2017 US Open victor Sloane Stephens had earlier overcome Germany's Tatjana Maria 6-3, 6-2 to set up a meeting with Elise Mertens of Belgium. "I'm just, you know, happy that I managed to overcome the challenge". She continued: "I have to think what I'm going to do". Germany's Angelique Kerber , the reigning Wimbledon champion, is also through after she beat Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 4-6, 7-5, 6-4. (more...)
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay
- August 18, 2018

One incident that fuelled the speculation came after United's opening day victory over Leicester , where the World Cup winning midfielder revealed he was unwilling to talk at length about his future, fearing he would get fined. "He's working well, playing well, he does for the fans, he does for the team and that's what I want, to play for the team and I couldn't be happier than what I am". (more...)
Bayliss calls on Stokes to make public apology Bayliss calls on Stokes to make public apology
- August 18, 2018

And Bayliss did not mince his words, saying he hoped the incident in Bristol would be a "wake up call" to Stokes, revealing that the all-rounder had apologised for his behaviour to the team when he returned to play in New Zealand earlier this year and that he was convinced the players had 'learnt their lesson'. (more...)
ESPN Makes Major Decision About National Anthem ESPN Makes Major Decision About National Anthem
- August 18, 2018

Pitaro, who was hired on March 15 following the resignation of John Skipper, shared that the network had not previously shown the anthem and did not plan to start doing so, Axios.com reports. Trump last week called for players who protest during the anthem to be suspended , claiming they "wanted to show their "outrage" at something that majority are unable to define". (more...)
Tottenham want to delay Man City game, host at Wembley - Mauricio Pochettino Tottenham want to delay Man City game, host at Wembley - Mauricio Pochettino
- August 18, 2018

ET live on NBCSN . Spurs failed to sign any players in the summer, as the club decided against pursuing alternatives to their identified targets. Asked if the lack of pre-season make it hard to avoid injuries for leading stars, Pochettino said: 'One hundred per cent impossible. (more...)
Bills WR Coleman to face former team on Friday Bills WR Coleman to face former team on Friday
- August 18, 2018

Bills general manager Brandon Beane said upon landing Coleman that the 24-year-old would have to earn a roster spot, let alone a prominent role in Buffalo's offense. Over the course of four seasons, he started three games and made 11 total appearances, completing 64.7 percent of his passes for 920 yards, six touchdowns, two picks, and a 93.6 passer rating. (more...)
Bud Light's fridge only unlocks when Cleveland Browns kick their losing streak Bud Light's fridge only unlocks when Cleveland Browns kick their losing streak
- August 18, 2018

The Victory Fridges are powered by Bud-E Fridge smart technology and display the message "When the Browns Win, Cleveland Wins". The fridges, each of which will hold 200 16-ounce aluminum cans, will be set up only in places where patrons must be 21 or older to enter. (more...)
Brandt Snedeker hits magical 59 - Wyndham Championship 2018 Brandt Snedeker hits magical 59 - Wyndham Championship 2018
- August 17, 2018

You've got to want to do it.' And I was standing on 8 tee [Thursday], saying, 'You're never going to have a better opportunity than this. After the Pro-Am, Wyndham officials presented Harvick a check for $10,000 to go towards his foundation. (more...)
Tyson Fury Weigh In Result Ahead Of Pianeta Fight - Huge Weight Loss Tyson Fury Weigh In Result Ahead Of Pianeta Fight - Huge Weight Loss
- August 17, 2018

Fury (26-0, 19 KOs) was being measured ahead of Saturday's fight against Francesco Pianeta . Fury's father, John, shook hands with the American fighter before engaging in a shouting match as his son took to the scales. The new kid in town is Fury. But Wilder confirmed to BBC Sport that, 'Fury has to win tomorrow night and look good, ' but also that, 'the fight definitely will happen'. (more...)

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