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Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes
- August 31, 2017

SLAVEN BILIC is looking likely to be sacked soon - but who could replace him as West Ham's next manager? Tottenham are interested in a late move to sign Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes , according to a report. With some of the fans not sold on captain Mark Noble, teenager Declan Rice has been brought into the first-team fold so far this season. Meanwhile, West Ham have gone for Premier League experience with their four main signings, adding Joe Hart, Pablo Zabaleta, Marko Arnautovic ... (more...)
Riyad Mahrez Leaves Algeria Training To Complete Move Away Riyad Mahrez Leaves Algeria Training To Complete Move Away
- August 31, 2017

Algeria are now preparing for a 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia in Lusaka on Saturday. The Algeria worldwide has been linked with both Arsenal and Chelsea in recent weeks but if the latest reports in France are to be believed, Manchester United could yet make a late bid for the attacker. (more...)
Liverpool agree club record transfer! Liverpool agree club record transfer!
- August 31, 2017

While we were sleeping in the United States, Liverpool announced that they broke their transfer record by signing 22-year-old midfielder Naby Keita for just slightly over £50 million ($64.8 million). This summer's transfer window has been a mixed affair for Liverpool and their manager Jurgen Klopp . "My commitment to Leipzig remains absolute for the remainder of my time at the club". (more...)
Liverpool Officially Confirm Agreement to Sign Naby Keita in Summer 2018 Liverpool Officially Confirm Agreement to Sign Naby Keita in Summer 2018
- August 31, 2017

Liverpool had already had two offers for the Guinea worldwide rejected this summer - the second understood to be about £70m - but now a compromise deal has been reached where Leipzig keep their prize asset this season and Klopp gets the player next summer. (more...)
Virat Kohli never stops working hard, sends message to fans Virat Kohli never stops working hard, sends message to fans
- August 31, 2017

Though, MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar delivered a good job which showcased the patience these batsmen are having which is a required skill. "I feel very proud that I am playing with him and very lucky that I could be playing in his 300th game", he added. (more...)
Celtics Send Extra Draft Pick to Cavs to Complete Irving-Thomas Trade Celtics Send Extra Draft Pick to Cavs to Complete Irving-Thomas Trade
- August 31, 2017

The Cavaliers had until 10 a.m. Thursday morning to void the deal based upon Thomas' physical which was conducted last Saturday. The Cavs re-engaged with the Celtics to ask for more pieces in the trade after Cleveland's doctors got a look at Thomas' hip. (more...)
City rumours no worry for Sanchez, says Chile boss Pizzi City rumours no worry for Sanchez, says Chile boss Pizzi
- August 31, 2017

He was constantly questioned about the contracts of Arsenal's key players-how the club had allowed Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's contracts to run down withut trying to renew them. Now, fresh reports say the Gunners are still holding firm over Sanchez but want over £70m. The England global - now with Gareth Southgate's squad for qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia - has scored two crucial goals already in the Premier League - the late equaliser at home to ... (more...)
No excuses for Scotland in first of four must-win games No excuses for Scotland in first of four must-win games
- August 31, 2017

The management team will look for the players to repeat elements of those performances - namely the high-tempo and high work-rate approach - in the final four games of the group, with a play-off spot still within reach. "Have they seen this one playing, that one playing?" The 20-year-old forward will instead be with the Scotland under-21s when they face the Netherlands next week in a European Championship qualifier. (more...)
Hope fires West Indies to cricket victory Hope fires West Indies to cricket victory
- August 31, 2017

Hope added: "I'm just pleased to get the win ". As for Hope , who did what Herbert Sutcliffe, Len Hutton and Geoffrey Boycott couldn't do in their backyard, by scoring a century in each innings, he averaged 18.61 in 11 matches before Headingley. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury
- August 31, 2017

Alexander Zverev, the victor of two recent Masters 1000 titles, is now the highest-ranked player in the bottom half of the draw, with Roger Federer and world number one Rafael Nadal both in the top half. "It was more a question of whether it would settle down in time", Murray said. With Murray absent in NY, the spotlight falls once again on Johanna Konta, one of four British players in action on the opening day. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund sign right-back Jeremy Toljan from Hoffenheim Borussia Dortmund sign right-back Jeremy Toljan from Hoffenheim
- August 31, 2017

Commenting on the signing, Michael Zorc said: "Jeremy can play both on the right and on the left, he was one of the guarantors of the German national team at the European Championships this summer". "He is a player with huge potential to develop". Dortmund did not confirm the fee paid to land Toljan, but reports suggest a sum in the region on €5million was agreed, while Felix Passlack will head in the opposite direction on a two-year loan deal having extended his Dortmund contract ... (more...)
Zlatan knows I only play the best, says Mourinho Zlatan knows I only play the best, says Mourinho
- August 31, 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he has unfinished business at Manchester United after signing a one-year contract to return to the club. The 116-time Sweden worldwide scored 28 goals in 46 appearances across all competitions for United last term, before picking up a knee injury which ended his season prematurely. (more...)
Astros, Rangers to play 3 in St. Petersburg
- August 31, 2017

Watt started a fundraising page to help raise money for victims of the storm. Smith wasn't sure when the Texans would resume practice, but said that NRG Stadium wasn't damaged in the storm and that their opener there on September 10 against the Jacksonville Jaguars would go on as planned. (more...)
Chris Christie Urges Federal Aid For Hurricane Harvey, Calls Texas Republicans 'Hypocrites'
- August 31, 2017

The president arrived in Texas Tuesday, promising fast and efficient federal aid to the state in the wake of the storm. New Jersey politicians remember all too well that members of Congress from Texas dragged their feet in providing aid when Hurricane Sandy hit the Garden State with a vengeance nearly five years ago. (more...)
Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Man City throw a surprise in bid to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
- August 31, 2017

The Gunners would want a player-plus-cash deal to let their star forward leave before tomorrow's 11pm deadline. The former Barcelona boss is determined to be reunited with the Chile global having worked with him during his time in charge at the Camp Nou and he sees Sanchez as an important addition to his plans at the Etihad. (more...)
Why you should file your Harvey insurance claim now Why you should file your Harvey insurance claim now
- August 31, 2017

The NFIP is already deeply in debt and likely will have to be bailed out again by USA taxpayers, as it was after Katrina, to cover the bill for flood damage claims from Harvey. According to CoreLogic , over half the homes in Houston are in moderate to high-risk flood areas that have not been designated a flood zone, even though they have been flooded several times in the past several years. (more...)
Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance Manchester United Continue Premier League Sprint With Bolt In Attendance
- August 31, 2017

Leicester City also had a glorious chance to score in the 60th minutes when Jamie Vardy was superbly set up by Riyad Mahrez , but the forward could not beat David De Gea in goal for Manchester United . "I would say he is one of the most risky players in the Premier League. They work hard, they are waiting for a chance and they broke the wall". On the impact of his subs, the Portuguese said, "If I don't have them on the bench I can't make successful changes". (more...)
Arsenal rejects £50m Manchester City bid for Sanchez Arsenal rejects £50m Manchester City bid for Sanchez
- August 31, 2017

However, sources close to the City hierarchy say that they remain confident of signing Alexis before Thursday's transfer deadline. The Daily Telegraph claims that City have offered a contract worth £325,000 a week and the 28-year-old has accepted the deal. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open as hip injury flares up Andy Murray pulls out of US Open as hip injury flares up
- August 31, 2017

If Murray had pulled out before the draw, which was conducted at midday on Friday, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer would have been seeded No.1 and No.2 respectively, meaning they could meet only in the final, which is clearly what many people would have loved to see. (more...)
Aleksandar Mitrovic: Newcastle striker faces three-match suspension Aleksandar Mitrovic: Newcastle striker faces three-match suspension
- August 31, 2017

Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has been hit with a violent conduct charge by the Football Association for an alleged elbow on West Ham's Manuel Lanzini . Neil Swarbrick and his assistants totally missed the incident, and Mitrovic was allowed to remain on the pitch, ultimately scoring Newcastle's third goal in the 86th minute. (more...)
World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win World No.1 Nadal starts US Open with comfortable win
- August 31, 2017

Nonetheless, this is the biggest match of Tiafoe's career so far - to get centre court billing during the night session against one of the legends of the sport will give him an experience most players can only dream about. Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany has a chance to go a long way in the tournament, and he faces Borna Coric of Croatia in the second round at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Mourinho Requests United Board To Sign Premier League Winger Mourinho Requests United Board To Sign Premier League Winger
- August 31, 2017

United manager Jose Mourinho has preferred Eric Bailly , Phil Jones and Chris Smalling to the Sweden global, but Lindelof believes that he is on the right path to breaking into the first team. "The last training week has gone very well and I feel I'm getting into it more and more". The France international's display was criticised and Robson has defended the midfielder by suggesting that he had a "good season" last term. (more...)
Jose Mourinho confirms Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof start against FC Basel Jose Mourinho confirms Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof start against FC Basel
- August 31, 2017

Mahrez is keen to leave the King Power Stadium this summer but Leicester is yet to receive an offer that it feels is worth selling the Algerian forward. Whilst it has been known to the media all summer that the self-proclaimed "God of Manchester" - Zlatan Ibrahimović - would be arriving back at M1, many attacking names have been linked. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud — SCAM ALERT Hurricane Harvey Charity Fraud — SCAM ALERT
- August 31, 2017

It received more than 1 million likes in less than one day. Additionally, Texans defensive lineman JJ Watt started a fundraising campaign of his own on Sunday. I accept your challenge. "I've been a person that's partaken in several of them", Hart said. "Serious moment right now... this (is) unbelievable", Hart says. (more...)
Liverpool set to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain for £35m Liverpool set to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain for £35m
- August 31, 2017

A bid is expected before Thursday's transfer deadline, although it will be short of the £40m Chelsea offered. The report says the fee will be in the region of $41 million for the England global, who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2011. (more...)
Rex Tillerson Sounds Presidential, Says Trump Rex Tillerson Sounds Presidential, Says Trump "Speaks for Himself"
- August 31, 2017

Trump's statement condemning the "egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence, on many sides" in Charlottesville drew criticism that he was morally equating neo-Nazis with the individuals protesting against them.Appearing on " Fox News Sunday ", - an American TV network that Trump is said to be a fan of - Tillerson said the nation's commitment to fighting racial injustice was unquestioned, despite America's long history that might prove otherwise. (more...)
Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer Frances Tiafoe 'proud' of performance against Roger Federer
- August 31, 2017

The Russian has lost all 16 of his meetings with the 19-time Grand Slam victor and he will be hard pushed to take out the 36-year-old in NY. Federer, who lost a set in a first-round encounter at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2003, struggled with timing and his movement during large spells of the absorbing encounter, but his experience proved pivotal in securing a 4-6 6-2 6-1 1-6 6-4 victory. (more...)
Rangers GM defends decision after Hurricane Harvey-related relocation controversy
- August 31, 2017

Victims of Harvey's wrath will benefit from Tuesday night's baseball game at Tropicana Field . Judge sat Monday against 2014 AL Cy Young Award victor Corey Kluber and the Indians, and Girardi said he hopes to keep him out of action in the second game of the series, too. (more...)
Kid Rock restaurant to open at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit Kid Rock restaurant to open at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit
- August 31, 2017

The restaurant plans to be open year-round - even days when there aren't events - and is scheduled to open in September. In keeping true with his larger-than-life reputation, he promises to make just as loud of a bang in the restaurant business as he has done with his music. (more...)
US Open 2017: Roger Federer survives Frances Tiafoe scare to advance US Open 2017: Roger Federer survives Frances Tiafoe scare to advance
- August 31, 2017

That said, his serving was better than in his loss in the Montreal final to Alexander Zverev , where his problems were quite apparent. In the second set, Federer wasted no time getting back to being Roger Federer . I don't call myself that. It was cool to be part of that match. "I really enjoyed myself even though maybe I also was exhausted and nervous at the end", he said. (more...)