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Stoke 'agree £15m deal with Tottenham for Kevin Wimmer' Stoke 'agree £15m deal with Tottenham for Kevin Wimmer'
- August 28, 2017

Stoke City have reportedly agreed a £15m deal with Tottenham Hotspur for the transfer of Kevin Wimmer . The 25-year-old centre-back has struggled to become a regular at Spurs since arriving from Koln in 2015 and with Tottenham spending big on Davinson Sanchez, the Austria worldwide is expected to leave. (more...)
Dana White Not Optimistic Jon Jones 'B' Sample Will Produce Different Results Dana White Not Optimistic Jon Jones 'B' Sample Will Produce Different Results
- August 28, 2017

In my opinion, he's the best to ever do it. "... It's bad", White said on Thursday's edition of "Undisputed". USADA, the independent administrator of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, will handle the results management and appropriate adjudication of this case involving Jones, as it relates to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy and future UFC participation. (more...)
Chelsea face fight to keep Willian as Barcelona add him to wishlist Chelsea face fight to keep Willian as Barcelona add him to wishlist
- August 28, 2017

Willian joined Chelsea from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer of 2013, and the industrious winger has since established himself as one of the most integral figures at Stamford Bridge in the last four years, even winning the Blues' 2015-16 Player of the Year award. (more...)
Halep focused ahead of Sharapova challenge at US Open
- August 28, 2017

Still, 9/2 does look pretty short and when you consider the Spaniard has never been beyond round two at Flushing Meadows you have to wonder whether there's any value to be had in the price. Always blessed with an excellent defensive game. Four of the top 11 seeds - 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka, last year's runner-up Novak Djokovic, 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and 2014 finalist Kei Nishikori have withdrawn from the final Grand Slam of the year due to injuries. (more...)
Halep focused ahead of Sharapova challenge at US Open Halep focused ahead of Sharapova challenge at US Open
- August 28, 2017

Still, 9/2 does look pretty short and when you consider the Spaniard has never been beyond round two at Flushing Meadows you have to wonder whether there's any value to be had in the price. Always blessed with an excellent defensive game. Four of the top 11 seeds - 2016 victor Stan Wawrinka, last year's runner-up Novak Djokovic, 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic and 2014 finalist Kei Nishikori have withdrawn from the final Grand Slam of the year due to injuries. (more...)
Massive robot dance sets a Guinness world record Massive robot dance sets a Guinness world record
- August 28, 2017

Total number of 1069 robots set the record of " most robots dancing simultaneously ". Taking place in Guangzhou, Guangdong, a jaw-dropping 1,069 synchronised machines were lined up to dance. They also said that Dobi can attempt complex dance steps and also sing. According to Daily Mail , Cai said by applying for the Guinness World Records, he wanted to prove that Dobi is a representation of Chinese technology and not just toys. (more...)
Jets exhale on Bryce Petty and have a QB decision to make Jets exhale on Bryce Petty and have a QB decision to make
- August 28, 2017

He had an MRI on Sunday. McCown began training camp taking the most snaps and started in the Jets' first preseason game. Petty ignited the offense in the second half, going 15-of-18 for 250 yards with three touchdowns, no interceptions and a flawless 158.3 passer rating. (more...)
Everything you need to know about the College Football Playoff
- August 28, 2017

That's right, no Florida State or Clemson. Alabama's dominance in college football has been unparalleled in the modern era, and they have another incredibly strong squad in 2017. Writes Niesen: "The Wolverines seem like they have the potential for an off year after losing so many players to the National Football League this spring". (more...)
Rhys Hoskins Is Making History in Philadelphia Rhys Hoskins Is Making History in Philadelphia
- August 28, 2017

Hoskins went deep for the fifth straight game, and his stellar grab started a triple play in the fifth inning, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 6-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. He homered in his first at-bat on Saturday, and he's done that for three straight games. "It got the players' energy up". They scored on Freddy Galvis' single to right that tied the game at 3. (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play
- August 28, 2017

The North Londoners are still looking to strengthen their squad but more importantly, they want star players to stay at the club as well. Alexis works for hard and is focused to play. "He is very focused and happy". The fact that he's in the a year ago of his contract doesn't mean we have no chance to extend it. "We just want to focus as a team and not focus too much on the individual conditions of the contracts of everybody, because what is important is what you want to achieve together". (more...)
Wenger dismayed at 'disastrous' Arsenal display at Liverpool Wenger dismayed at 'disastrous' Arsenal display at Liverpool
- August 28, 2017

Their front three - Roberto Firmino , Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah - all got themselves on the scoresheet during the convincing win at Anfield . It was a simple goal and suggested that more opportunities would soon follow. But Klopp's side grabbed the second goal their dominance deserved five minutes before half-time, when Mane finished off a devastating counter-attack with a superb curling effort to give the Reds a two-goal lead at the break. (more...)
Arsenal ready to trigger release clause of Real Madrid starlet Arsenal ready to trigger release clause of Real Madrid starlet
- August 28, 2017

Kondogbia was making his Valencia debut alongside Jeison Murillo , with the pair having joined on loan from Inter Milan this week. Despite scoring stunning goals in both legs of the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona - as well as striking in the Champions League final against Juventus - it is likely the Spaniard will find himself behind Cristiano Ronaldo this campaign. (more...)
Ian Wright raves about Liverpool star Sadio Mane Ian Wright raves about Liverpool star Sadio Mane
- August 28, 2017

We played Hoffenheim and people are now saying in Germany they were naive (against us), let me say we were outstandingly good. "I think Liverpool were really close to the top of the league, he had to go to the Africa Cup of Nations and I don't think they won all the way through January so he was sorely missed". (more...)
Michelle Wie set to have surgery to remove appendix Michelle Wie set to have surgery to remove appendix
- August 28, 2017

Women's Open crown with a comeback victory Sunday at Ottawa Hunt. Wie has been plagued by injuries in recent years, including having to withdraw from this year's US Women's Open with neck spasms. The 27-year-old has battled injuries for much of the past few years. Wie recently played in her fifth Solheim Cup, posting a 1-2 record. While yet to win in 2017 Wie has posted seven top 10 finishes in 17 starts including a third place result at the Women's British Open. (more...)
JJ Watt issues call to help Houston as Harvey lashes southeast Texas JJ Watt issues call to help Houston as Harvey lashes southeast Texas
- August 28, 2017

There have been no decisions made on the duration of our stay in Dallas or on details regarding our preseason game against the Cowboys on Thursday. "We think so much of [Texans owner Bob] McNair and the Texans, and if we can help them in any way, then obviously our doors are open to help them out", Jones said Friday. (more...)
Imelda May's lovely rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann in Las Vegas Imelda May's lovely rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann in Las Vegas
- August 28, 2017

May apologised to disappointed fans at the Down On The Close Festival, saying it was "a once in a lifetime opportunity" she couldn't turn down. May posted on her Facebook page early on Saturday morning "So here's the big news!" White says that a singer has been booked, although he wasn't ready to reveal who it is when he spoke to the media Thursday. (more...)
Mourinho has dig at 'quiet' Man Utd supporters
- August 28, 2017

The Swede, yet to appear for United in the league and missing from two of the matchday squads, has been promised an outing alongside Chris Smalling against Basle in the Champions League next month due to Jones and Bailly's suspensions. "He is a powerful guy and he brings extra qualities in a game". It is worth noting that The Red Devils won all three games against Leicester last season. (more...)
Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens will be out 8 weeks Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens will be out 8 weeks
- August 28, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys defense is not off to a good start to the 2017 season. Hitchens was hurt in Saturday's preseason win over the Raiders, and the team's preliminary thought was that he'd sustained season-ending torn ACL. All I know, though, is I don't like the way it sounds. Then again, second-year pro Jaylon Smith has looked tremendous in two preseason games. Hitchens was not able to put any weight on the leg after the injury and was in obvious pain. (more...)
Alabama defensive tackle suffers minor gunshot wound to his leg Alabama defensive tackle suffers minor gunshot wound to his leg
- August 28, 2017

Davis, 20, was hospitalized with a minor injury to his leg. Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit would not identify Davis as the victim, but The Tuscaloosa News has confirmed his identity. A 6-foot-7, 306-pound recruit out of Meridian HS in Meridian, Miss., Davis was a four-star recruit who was ranked inside the Top 100 players in the nation for his recruiting cycle. (more...)
All Blacks fight back to overhaul Australia at the death All Blacks fight back to overhaul Australia at the death
- August 28, 2017

He reminded me of Richie McCaw and Dan Carter in World Cups where the game is in the balance and your leaders and in particular your captain stands up. If they can somehow upset New Zealand's rhythm they may be able to make a competition of this. Then there was the most influential moment in the match with three minutes to play. (more...)
Chelsea ready to make late bid to sign proven Premier League striker Chelsea ready to make late bid to sign proven Premier League striker
- August 28, 2017

While Swansea had previously proven reluctant to do a deal for an agreeable price given Llorente offered 15 goals last season and effectively kept the side up, there is a feeling that will change as they get closer to a deal with Manchester City for former player Wilfried Bony . (more...)
Bears' Mike Glennon quiets talk of Week 1 quarterback change Bears' Mike Glennon quiets talk of Week 1 quarterback change
- August 28, 2017

If ends being great with the 1st offense, then John Fox must start Trubisky. Trubisky had some rookie moments, including a pass that should have been intercepted, but like the first two preseason games Trubisky showed exactly why the Bears loved him in the draft. (more...)
Sanchez fit to start against Liverpool: Arsenal coach Wenger Sanchez fit to start against Liverpool: Arsenal coach Wenger
- August 28, 2017

Spanish side Sevilla beat Liverpool in the Europa League final in 2016, while Spartak are reigning Russian champions, but Klopp is as concerned by Maribor and said he needed to start doing his homework on them. It is hard for me to know about the individual cases, but sometimes players have been promised things that have not been kept. "At the moment he is working very hard to come back after his fracture so overall another setback would be awful and it was a bad tackle". (more...)
Instant Replay: Phillies 6, Cubs 3 Instant Replay: Phillies 6, Cubs 3
- August 28, 2017

Chicago hit six home runs on the night including two from Anthony Rizzo and Tommy La Stella . After the triple play in the top of the fifth, the Phils erupted for five runs in the bottom of the inning to erase a 3-0 deficit. Maikel Franco went 2-4 with a double. In the seventh inning, starter Kyle Hendricks had TWO hits (single, double) in the same inning as the second hit was a scorching two-run double. (more...)
Dovizioso wins to take championship lead Dovizioso wins to take championship lead
- August 27, 2017

They analyse everything and all the engines. "It was all working perfectly, even in the race, the power was there and then something happened". "The engine was working flawless, but suddenly when I arrive at the end of the straight it just broke", he said. (more...)
Superdome 'standing by' as option to host LSU-BYU, official says Superdome 'standing by' as option to host LSU-BYU, official says
- August 27, 2017

Officials with the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are offering to host the LSU Tigers and the BYU Cougars next weekend if NRG Stadium in Houston decides it can not host the two teams because of the severe weather conditions due to Tropical Storm Harvey. (more...)
Hamilton holds off Vettel to win Belgian GP Hamilton holds off Vettel to win Belgian GP
- August 27, 2017

In those moments Mercedes and Ferrari went to pit-lane, and Hamilton and Bottas took soft tires, while Ferraries had ultra soft. "The main focus is on the race and that will be the same next week. The session also featured engine problems for Toro Rosso's Daniil Kvyat, as well as a costly grid penalty for Williams driver Felipe Massa , per BBC Sport's Andrew Benson . (more...)
DeShone Kizer wins Browns starting QB job DeShone Kizer wins Browns starting QB job
- August 27, 2017

The Bucs outgained Jacksonville 240-59 in the first half. There are factors to consider for each player. Thomas, who sat out the first two preseason games , will make his debut Saturday night. That is something Kizer has never gone through, much like a lot of things he has never gone through. Whether the Browns release, trade , or keep Osweiler , it seems that the team is far from securing a long-term answer at the quarterback position. (more...)
Gausman sharp in Orioles' win over Red Sox Gausman sharp in Orioles' win over Red Sox
- August 27, 2017

His 11 strikeouts were the second-most for a Reds pitcher this season. His other two shutouts were in back-to-back starts against the Tampa Bay Rays and the Texas Rangers in late July. The fifth inning is when the Orioles transformed an impressive road against the AL East leading Red Sox to a crushing defeat as the O's put up seven runs. (more...)
Man Utd Player Ratings v Leicester: Phil Jones and Marcus Rashford shine
- August 27, 2017

Mourinho admitted that he missed Rashford's opening goal as he was giving instructions to Jesse Lingard , who was about to come on as a substitute . Was he risky today? I watched the match many times. "You've got to compete against them and do well against them, but I am quite confident that the boys can do that this year and we can compete against the best". (more...)