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Crystal Palace must meet Liverpool's £30m Sakho asking price Crystal Palace must meet Liverpool's £30m Sakho asking price
- August 29, 2017

With Sam Allardyce departing shortly after, however, to be replaced by Frank de Boer, Palace's intention to return with a permanent offer came under doubt. Yet while Lemar would add more quality to an already impressive attacking lineup under Klopp, it is surely improving the defence that should remain the German's priority? While nearly everyone accepts Sakho has no future under Klopp, it still makes no sense to sell a centre-back and buy a forward when scoring goals isn't the problem; ... (more...)
Dallas creates website to organize Harvey relief efforts Dallas creates website to organize Harvey relief efforts
- August 29, 2017

The sprawling convention center in central Houston is among nearly three dozen Red Cross shelters in Texas prepared to house up to 28,000 people driven from their homes by the state's most powerful hurricane in more than 50 years. By Sunday evening, the convention center was filled with the clatter of chairs and cots being unfolded, the cries of babies and toddlers and instructions in English, Spanish and Vietnamese relayed by translators. (more...)
Sam Allardyce & a deal with Liverpool Sam Allardyce & a deal with Liverpool
- August 29, 2017

But last weekend's 2-0 home defeat to Swansea had left Palce pointless and goalless. After interviewing numerous candidates and gradually narrowing down the search from 37 names to a final few, chairman Steve Parish and the club's American investors, Josh Harris and David Blitzer, settled on De Boer a month after the process had begun. (more...)
US Open: The Federer Show ready to roll on at Flushing Meadows US Open: The Federer Show ready to roll on at Flushing Meadows
- August 29, 2017

After the major names in the men's draw emerged in tact from day one it is the turn of Federer and Nadal to take centre stage and both will be action on Arthur Ashe Stadium hoping to remain on course for a first meeting in NY. "The finals are more special than semi-finals, in that case", he added giving his reaction on the proposed clash. "What are the chances that a kid like me, a kid with immigrant parents who picked up the game the way I did, who came up how I came up, would ever get ... (more...)
Rio Olympian David Torrence found dead aged 31 Rio Olympian David Torrence found dead aged 31
- August 29, 2017

He ran professionally for Hoka One One. The 31-year-old grew up in L.A. - but competed internationally for Peru . In a 17-day stretch back in June , the Malibu resident became Peru's national record holder for both the mile and the 1500-meter category. (more...)
Kevin Hart donates to Harvey victims Kevin Hart donates to Harvey victims
- August 29, 2017

In an effort to help, comedian and actor Kevin Hart took to Instagram on Sunday, challenging the biggest names in Hollywood to step up and donate to the ongoing relief efforts. The people are in bad shape and they need help. At least nine people are believed to have been killed by Hurricane Harvey . Prayers go out to Houston, ' he signed off. (more...)
Chamara Kapugedera doubtful for fourth ODI Chamara Kapugedera doubtful for fourth ODI
- August 29, 2017

This is Tharanga's second ban in recent times after he suffered a similar two-match ban for slow over-rate in the Champions Trophy when he had led the side against South Africa in the absence of then-skipper Angelo Mathews. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka opener Dhanushka Gunathilaka is an injury doubt. He landed heavily on his elbow and keeled over in pain for about 30 seconds before eventually rising to his feet to continue fielding. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur prepare to hijack record Liverpool transfer move for Thomas Lemar
- August 29, 2017

Liverpool will provide Champions League football, unlike Arsenal , and given the current turmoil Arsenal find themselves in, Lemar would likely to prefer a move to a more stable club in the form of Liverpool . #BreakingFoot : Après les 72M € de Liverpool , l' #ASMonaco est catégorique et ne vendra pas Thomas Lemar! The squad that helped seal a first Ligue 1 title for the club in almost two decades has already lost Bernardo Silva and Benjamin Mendy to Manchester City and Tiemoue ... (more...)
Alexis Sanchez: Manchester City want Arsenal forward before deadline Alexis Sanchez: Manchester City want Arsenal forward before deadline
- August 29, 2017

Reports this morning - which Arsenal have denied - suggest that City are planning to offer Raheem Sterling to the London club in a cash plus player deal for Sánchez. However, he has apparently left the national team's training camp, where they are preparing to face Paraguay on Thursday, to try and sort out a move. (more...)
Costa who? Conte delighted with Chelsea record-signing Morata Costa who? Conte delighted with Chelsea record-signing Morata
- August 29, 2017

Next up is Leicester City away on September 10th, after the worldwide break. The visitors were caught out again when Sadio Mane finished off a move that flew from one box to the other and some woeful defending from the bungling Hector Bellerin allowed Mohamed Salah to surge clear to put the result beyond doubt in the second half. (more...)
Jim Brown Gives Us 'The Real Deal' On Colin Kaepernick, Flag, Activism Jim Brown Gives Us 'The Real Deal' On Colin Kaepernick, Flag, Activism
- August 29, 2017

You have fans". Kaepernick opted out of his contract with the 49ers after the 2016 season, but no team has signed him since. Brown, who has been critical of former 49ers and now unemployed quarterback Colin Kaepernick's anthem protests, reminded the players not to "disrespect their country or disrespect the flag" according to the Browns radio network. (more...)
BBB warns of Hurricane Harvey scams BBB warns of Hurricane Harvey scams
- August 29, 2017

See if the charity has an on-the-ground presence in the impacted areas. Always verify the background and legitimacy of the charitable organization you're considering donating to. The Better Business Bureau is advising you to do a bit of research before you donate to an organization in order to avoid scammers. -Find out if the charity is providing direct aid or raising money for other groups. (more...)
Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs set to join West Brom for £5m Arsenal's Kieran Gibbs set to join West Brom for £5m
- August 29, 2017

The overall package for the transfer has yet to be disclosed, but it is suggested that Gibbs is keen on sealing a move to Vicarage Road once he completes the necessary formalities. Both Nacho Monreal and new transfer Sead Kolasinac play in Gibbs' position. Watford had been favourites to swoop for Gibbs after they were linked with him throughout the summer, but despite weighing up bids up to £15m, seem certain to miss out on the 27-year-old to West Brom. (more...)
Howie Roseman, Doug Pederson, and Jeffrey Lurie release statement on Jon Dorenbos Howie Roseman, Doug Pederson, and Jeffrey Lurie release statement on Jon Dorenbos
- August 29, 2017

The Eagles signed Dorenbos in November 2006 and he's been with the team ever since. Last season, he made an incredible run on the television show America's Got Talent and became even more of a fan favorite than he already was. Lovato is 24 and will make $540,000 after having a fine training camp this year. When Dorenbos was 12, his mother was murdered by his father. He battled through a high ankle sprain a few years ago and never missed a game after the doctor told him to brace for at ... (more...)
Cavaliers Cancel $140M Renovation Of Quicken Loans Arena Cavaliers Cancel $140M Renovation Of Quicken Loans Arena
- August 29, 2017

Construction on the $140 million publicly-owned facility project was to have started this past June, but had been delayed due to a prospective referendum being placed on the ballot by the Washington, DC-based Metro Industrial Areas Foundation represented locally by a group calling themselves the "Greater Cleveland Congregations" (GCC), Service Employees International Union District 1199 and the Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus . (more...)
England v Windies: Watch pick of fifth day's action at Headingley England v Windies: Watch pick of fifth day's action at Headingley
- August 29, 2017

As for his fortunate reprieve on 32 when caught behind off a Devendra Bishoo no-ball that may well have been a legal delivery, Ali said: "These things happen, people make mistakes and you just carry on". "Honestly, I was thinking of staying out there as long as possible for the team". England , who had been 169 runs behind on first innings, were helped considerably by several West Indies dropped catches, with the tourists' misses this match amounting to a total of 238 runs. (more...)
Stetson football player dies after collapsing at practice Stetson football player dies after collapsing at practice
- August 29, 2017

He was transported to Florida Hospital where he passed away. "The Stetson University community is deeply saddened tonight by the passing of one of our students", a school spokeswoman said. He attended Archer High School, which is northeast of Atlanta. Blakely's cousin, Kenny Monday, won two Olympic gold medals and was a three-time All-American wrestler for Oklahoma State University. (more...)
Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: Wenger laments Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal: Wenger laments "disastrous" display
- August 29, 2017

Can himself played a key role, constantly driving the team forward along with fellow midfielders Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum in the way manager Jurgen Klopp craves. Arsenal were also one of the clubs linked with Sterling towards the end of his time at previous club Liverpool , when he forced a departure from Anfield before moving to the Etihad Stadium for £44million. (more...)
Ronald Koeman reveals Everton want 'at least two more players' Ronald Koeman reveals Everton want 'at least two more players'
- August 29, 2017

I have always said there will be a warm welcome for every good player here and he is a good player... I think it's time after Sunday to speak with the board. They've got the money to go and get Virgil van Dijk or they could even go for Jonny Evans, who I like. He's a decent player but I'm not sure he's at that level. (more...)
That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes That's why we need them - Pogba hails Man United's goalscoring substitutes
- August 29, 2017

But in discussing that moment, the United manager also expressed surprise that a crowd of 75,021 fans did not make more noise. "The team is playing very well and I'm very confident". "We played very well", Mourinho, whose side is yet to concede a league goal, said. Manchester United have lost just two of their 22 Premier League meetings with Leicester City and only one of these came at Old Trafford: 0-1 in January 1998. (more...)
Andy Murray Withdraws From The US Open
- August 29, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. "Unfortunately, I won't be playing here this year", The Independent quoted Murray as saying. His prospects for Flushing Meadows had looked positive when he travelled to NY last weekend but, after a week of practice, Murray decided the hip was simply too painful. (more...)
Arsene Wenger blasts Arsenal' players over 'disastrous' performance Arsene Wenger blasts Arsenal' players over 'disastrous' performance
- August 29, 2017

Daniel Sturridge also found the net in the side's dominating performance over Arsene Wenger's men, and Reds defender Lovren is confident Liverpool's striking artillery will lead them to great success this campaign. "That's what we do in training, defending set-pieces and after you defend the set-piece trying to create a chance because they are not well organised in that moment". (more...)
Bangladesh Set Australia 265 to Win Dhaka Test Bangladesh Set Australia 265 to Win Dhaka Test
- August 29, 2017

With catch after catch coming from Lyon's spinning skill, there were moments in Bangladesh's second innings where it looked like Australia might claw their way back into this Test. 29, 2017. In the ongoing opening Test between Bangladesh and Australia at Dhaka , Aussie speedster delivered a weird delivery after the ball slipped through his hands. (more...)
5 interesting stats from Liverpool's thrashing of Arsenal 5 interesting stats from Liverpool's thrashing of Arsenal
- August 29, 2017

Yet here we are, not yet at the end of August, and sections of the Arsenal support are calling for Wenger's removal and the team's displays suggest far deeper problems afflict the North London club than just a slow start to the season. (more...)
Injured Murray out of US Open Injured Murray out of US Open
- August 29, 2017

Murray won the US Open in 2012 and was seeded second this year. At a news conference in NY on Saturday, Murray said: "I did pretty much everything I could to get myself ready here, took a number of weeks off after Wimbledon, obviously spoke to a lot of hip specialists, tried resting and rehabbing to try and get myself ready". (more...)
Serge Aurier to Tottenham: Signs 'not encouraging', decision Tuesday afternoon Serge Aurier to Tottenham: Signs 'not encouraging', decision Tuesday afternoon
- August 29, 2017

As a result, Aurier is on the way to London, where he also needs to sort out some administrative problems before the transfer can go through. The source told ESPN FC on Monday that Ivory Coast worldwide Aurier will discover whether or not that is the case in the coming hours. (more...)
Gas prices expected to climb after Harvey, before Labor Day Gas prices expected to climb after Harvey, before Labor Day
- August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey may ramp up gas prices ahead of Labor Day Weekend, according to reports from GasBuddy . People watch heavy rain from the relative safety of a flooded gas station in Houston on Sunday , Aug. "Brace for higher pump prices". GasBuddy surveys 2,294 gas outlets daily across the Sooner State. McTeague also predicted Winnipeg pump prices could remain elevated for up to a month depending on how much damage tropical storm Harvey does to oil refineries and other ... (more...)
Why Manchester United look like a different team this season Why Manchester United look like a different team this season
- August 29, 2017

The worry for manager Craig Shakespeare is that Riyad Mahrez, Danny Drinkwater and Islam Slimani could all be gone by the time they return from the worldwide break to face Chelsea. But having conceded the goal that lost them the game at Arsenal from a corner, he was disappointed that his players once again fell behind from a set-piece. (more...)
Mourinho salutes Manchester United's staying power Mourinho salutes Manchester United's staying power
- August 29, 2017

I was speaking with Lingard because Lingard was going to be the next player to come in . "We missed a penalty but after that I saw the team playing with confidence". "Smalling is in very good condition and Victor is improving every day", Mourinho declared. "Were Leicester very risky against Arsenal? Yes". Blind did have a tough time defending Riyad Mahrez in the second half but the Dutch defender kept at it and ensured we kept a clean sheet. (more...)
Buffalo Bills to sign QB Keith Wenning with Taylor, Yates injured Buffalo Bills to sign QB Keith Wenning with Taylor, Yates injured
- August 29, 2017

In regard to Bills fans, Dareus had this message: "I'm going to do everything in my power to move forward, stay focused". I'm not going to get into what he did. "This is a business", McDermott said March 9. Once again, Dareus did not explain what he discussed with members of the coaching staff, but he did say he's fine with their decision and with the operation moving forward. (more...)