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Chicago Bears HC Nagy gives most starters day off vs. Chiefs Chicago Bears HC Nagy gives most starters day off vs. Chiefs
- August 27, 2018

They also reported to training camp a week before every team except the Ravens because the teams played an extra preseason game, the Hall of Fame Game, on August 2. That game would normally be the final dress rehearsal before the start of the regular season, Sunday night, September 9, in Green Bay against the Packers . (more...)
MotoGP: British GP canceled after track deemed 'too unsafe' MotoGP: British GP canceled after track deemed 'too unsafe'
- August 27, 2018

But the rain continued to pour down this morning, forcing officials to delay the start time and then cancel the event for safety reasons. It was quickly agreed that the track was not fit for competition given the high risk on the rain-sodden surface. (more...)
Catsuit worn by Serena Williams' banned by French tournament officials Catsuit worn by Serena Williams' banned by French tournament officials
- August 27, 2018

I work just as hard if not harder actually. "I definitely feel like it is an opportunity for me to inspire a whole different group of fantastic women and kids. Maria Sakkari is one of two players seeded in a Slam for the first time at this year's US Open . Serena Williams aims to match Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam singles titles. (more...)
Vikings acquire centre Brett Jones in trade with Giants Vikings acquire centre Brett Jones in trade with Giants
- August 27, 2018

But with the final preseason game just four days away, that's where Elflein remains as questions mount regarding his status. While Elflein nearly certainly won't begin the season on the PUP, that doesn't mean he will play in the September 9 regular-season opener against San Francisco. (more...)
Andrea Pavan denies Padraig Harrington at Czech Masters Andrea Pavan denies Padraig Harrington at Czech Masters
- August 27, 2018

Harrington looked likely to land his first win in nearly two years when he opened up a three-shot lead at the turn, but the impressive Pavan made five birdies coming home to return a 67 and claim a two-stroke victory on 22 under par, a new tournament record. (more...)
10 to watch at Flushing Meadows 10 to watch at Flushing Meadows
- August 27, 2018

No one is hotter in tennis right now than Greek Tsitsipas, who has just turned 20. Nadal beat Anderson in Flushing at last year's US Open final , but Anderson has to have confidence going in after being a finalist at Wimbledon. Williams later revealed she had learned shortly before that match that the man convicted of killing her sister Yetunde Price in 2003 had been released on parole, something she "couldn't shake out of her mind". (more...)
Everton exits continue as Mo Besic and Yannick Bolasie depart on loan Everton exits continue as Mo Besic and Yannick Bolasie depart on loan
- August 27, 2018

Despite this, Villa's ability to bring in players of quality has been a boost for Steve Bruce's men, with Bolasie the latest addition. However, following the arrival of Brazilians Richarlison and Bernard, the winger has fallen down the pecking order and will have to prove himself once again in the second tier with Aston Villa . (more...)
Chelsea 'quash Roman Abramovich sale speculation' Chelsea 'quash Roman Abramovich sale speculation'
- August 27, 2018

The report says that the oligarch's directors have appointed advisers from merchant bank Raine Group to conduct a strategic review at Chelsea . Chelsea needs $1 billion to build a planned new stadium but the project is on hold for the time being as it is understood that Abramovich is not willing to invest heavily in a country that has denied him a Visa, according to The Sunday Times report. (more...)
Kobe Bryant has promised not to return to basketball Kobe Bryant has promised not to return to basketball
- August 27, 2018

That is never going to change. Many assume that star will be Kawhi Leonard , who reportedly desires to move back to his hometown of LA and play for either the Lakers or Los Angeles Clippers. The championship for this season goes down Friday (Aug 24) and will see Power, led by Corey Maggette and Big Baby Davis take on 3's Company, Andre Emmett, Drew Gooden and maybe Baron Davis if the injury doesn't hold him back. (more...)
Fernando Alonso suffers huge crash, flies over other auto at Belgium GP Fernando Alonso suffers huge crash, flies over other auto at Belgium GP
- August 27, 2018

Alonso's vehicle skimmed over Monegasque rookie Leclerc's head, appearing to make contact with the halo system that was made mandatory at the start of the season to protect the drivers from such glancing blows. "But having saved Charles from harm and injury makes it all worth it". I was definitely happier that I had the halo. The 2018 edition is set to be Alonso's last Belgian Grand Prix , given that he is leaving Formula One at the end of the season. (more...)
Marqise Lee leaves after taking low hit Marqise Lee leaves after taking low hit
- August 27, 2018

The Jaguars quickly ruled him out for the remainder of the game. Lee's Jaguars teammates were visibly concerned by the wideout's injury and looked to console him as he was being attended to be the medical staff. "Doctors told me, 'Hey listen, we're not going to be able to know anything until tomorrow and we'll have more information tomorrow on it.' ..." No matter how hard you try to avoid them, they're bound to happen. (more...)
Hodgson admits quartet could start vs Watford, three out Hodgson admits quartet could start vs Watford, three out
- August 27, 2018

The Watford midfielder was given an early booking after appearing to rake his studs down the back of Zaha's Achilles, with referee Anthony Taylor deciding the tackle was not worthy of a red. Watford have won their first three games of a Premier League season for the first time and are only behind pacesetters Liverpool on goal difference. (more...)
Dez Bryant Still Interests Browns Despite Contract Impasse Dez Bryant Still Interests Browns Despite Contract Impasse
- August 27, 2018

Britt was a late-season signing a year ago after washing out with the Cleveland Browns early in 2017. He played in their last three regular-season games, making just two catches for 23 yards, before being inactive throughout the play-offs and their run to Super Bowl LII. (more...)
Everton star Michael Keane fractures skull, out for four weeks Everton star Michael Keane fractures skull, out for four weeks
- August 26, 2018

The Toffees fans were frustrated by their side's lack of attacking ambition last season under Sam Allardyce , but Silva has certainly addressed this issue over the summer. That's how I want to play , really, so it's good to have that sort of freedom and role in the team. Gylfi Sigurdsson starred for Everton on Saturday against Bournemouth . (more...)
Van Dijk hails Liverpool resilience in Brighton battle Van Dijk hails Liverpool resilience in Brighton battle
- August 26, 2018

They extended their winning run to three games this season and are now top of the table after Manchester City dropped a couple of points at the Molineux. But the piece de resistance came late in the second half when Virgil van Dijk , previously Liverpool's coolest character on the ball, left his back-pass a fraction short and Anthony Knockaert sensed his chance. (more...)
Jemele Hill is out at ESPN Jemele Hill is out at ESPN
- August 26, 2018

Jemele Hill and ESPN have reached agreement on a buyout that will begin on September 1, according to reporter Jim Miller. Hill and ESPN were not immediately available for comment on her departure. She is the second prominent female at ESPN to move in the last few days. ESPN publicly bragged that ratings for the 6 p.m. " SportsCenter " rose after Hill and Smith were replaced by Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi. (more...)
Force India may be made to withdraw from the Belgian Grand Prix Force India may be made to withdraw from the Belgian Grand Prix
- August 26, 2018

After discussions between the team's owners and the FIA this week, the team will be allowed to compete in the remaining nine rounds of the 2018 World Championship. "I think in his eyes, that was the most fair thing to do vis-a-vis the other teams". That was just so we could distinguish between the old and the new. (more...)
Barcelona coach Valverde upset with pitch after beating Valladolid Barcelona coach Valverde upset with pitch after beating Valladolid
- August 26, 2018

At the end of the season, this could be looked back on as a crucial decision. Sergi Roberto headed a 57th-minute cross back down into the path of the French global, who swept the ball past Masip. "It was a hard match from the start and Rayo played well, but we feel good because we won, and because it's not easy at the start of the season and everyone is struggling", said Simeone. (more...)
Ohio State Recruiting: Why did this linebacker decommit? Ohio State Recruiting: Why did this linebacker decommit?
- August 26, 2018

Meyer was suspended by the Ohio State board of trustees for three games for sticking by his wide receivers coach for years, amid the allegations and other bad behavior. Meyer is now serving a suspension until Sunday, September 2. "I sincerely apologize", he added. "If I had known more , I would have taken action much quicker". (more...)
'I'm here trying to improve' - Rafael Nadal on US Open title defence 'I'm here trying to improve' - Rafael Nadal on US Open title defence
- August 26, 2018

Williams is banned from wearing a catsuit to the French Open due to a newly-enforced dress code, the Associated Press reported Friday (Aug. 24). The French Federation had previously announced the look "disrespected" the game, but Williams indicated that's no longer the view. (more...)
Woods defends pay-per-view airing for Mickelson showdown Woods defends pay-per-view airing for Mickelson showdown
- August 26, 2018

It was in stark contrast to Woods' last tournament at the PGA Championship, where he finished second despite having trouble hitting fairways. At this point he may be better not playing this weekend. In many ways, what Mickelson did Friday encapsulates his career: so much good and then the agonizingly bad. The 14-times major champion, who has enjoyed an encouraging return to competition this year after spinal fusion surgery in 2017, mixed two bogeys with a birdie over his closing nine holes. (more...)
Why Pep Guardiola has dropped Leroy Sane Why Pep Guardiola has dropped Leroy Sane
- August 26, 2018

However, the reigning champs trailed for roughly 10 minutes before restoring equilibrium, centre-half Aymeric Laporte sinking a forceful header to score both the equaliser and his first goal for the club... They're tough, they're tricky, they're frustrating, but Klopp must keep finding ways to win these games if his team are to live up to the hype of being City's biggest threat this season. (more...)
Nick Young arrested for refusing to cooperate with police Nick Young arrested for refusing to cooperate with police
- August 26, 2018

One witness told TMZ Sports that Young, now 33 years of age, was taken out of his vehicle and ordered to stand against the wall, where he was cuffed. Young, a fan favorite, played from the Lakers from 2013 to 2017. He is now a free agent, according to ESPN. Young won his first championship with the Warriors last season but has played for the Los Angeles Lakers , Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Clippers. (more...)
Muric recalled by City to cover Bravo injury Muric recalled by City to cover Bravo injury
- August 26, 2018

But City have moved quickly to fill the gap left by Bravo's injury by bringing 19-year-old goalkeeper Muric back to the club. From Holland comes confirmation that Muric will NOT be returning to Manchester City unless of a major surprise. (more...)
Danny Cipriani escapes RFU ban - so why was he charged? Danny Cipriani escapes RFU ban - so why was he charged?
- August 26, 2018

Cipriani had already been issued a £2,000 fine by Jersey Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to common assault and resisting arrest following an incident at a nightclub on the island earlier this month. The panel will be chaired by Gareth Graham, with Mike Curling and Olly Kohn the other panel members. "The flip side of his celebrity is that Cipriani's private life has always been of interest to tabloid gossip columns and when he steps out of line it becomes big news - and the RFU ... (more...)
Ronaldo fires blank again in Juventus’ home win Ronaldo fires blank again in Juventus’ home win
- August 25, 2018

Although Mandzukic scored when the ball ricocheted off his teammate's heels, Ronaldo threw his arms in the air rather than celebrating initially with the rest of his teammates, in an action that has been interpreted as " angry " and " selfish " by football fans, some even declaring him as " not the GOAT " (greatest of all time ). (more...)
Transfer: Man City coach, Pep Guardiola speaks on signing Bravo’s replacement Transfer: Man City coach, Pep Guardiola speaks on signing Bravo’s replacement
- August 25, 2018

After a scintillating first half, Wolves shellshocked Pep Guardiola's men in the 57th minute when midfielder Joao Moutinho chipped in a pin-point cross inside the box and Willy Boly rose to the occasion giving a fine finish to it. This was one for the traditionalists, a blue-collar team, roared on by local passion, living with the team gilded by Abu Dhabi wealth. He was right, as it turned out. (more...)
Besiktas post picture of Loris Karius in home jersey on Twitter Besiktas post picture of Loris Karius in home jersey on Twitter
- August 25, 2018

The Istanbul club had recently emerged as the favourites to land the German stopper, who has made 49 appearances for Liverpool , and it would seem that Besiktas have now secured their target, with the club adding Karius to it's Twitter banner photo with the hashtag #cometobesiktas. (more...)
Jamie Carragher makes Liverpool FC claim about Virgil van Dijk Jamie Carragher makes Liverpool FC claim about Virgil van Dijk
- August 25, 2018

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has admitted that it is important for the Reds to play together as a unit while also being confident and not underestimating anyone at the same time . The Daily Mail claim a shortlist of three centre-backs was drawn up as a back-up plan should their move for Van Dijk fall through. " You think of the presence, the pace, the strength, ability on the ball ". (more...)
Big Ten Releases Men’s And Women’s Basketball Schedules Big Ten Releases Men’s And Women’s Basketball Schedules
- August 25, 2018

A pair of back-to-back home games vs. Michigan State (Jan. 13) and Iowa (Jan. 16) bookend the trip to Minneapolis with games back in Happy Valley against Rutgers (Jan. The Hawkeyes' home opener is January 3 against Nebraska. The Boilermakers open conference play at home for the first time since the 2011-12 season, holding a 20-16 all-time record in conference openers, including a 10-5 mark in Mackey Arena and an 8-4 record under head coach Sharon Versyp. (more...)

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