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Liverpool's substitutes bench during Jurgen Klopp's first match now looks remarkably bad Liverpool's substitutes bench during Jurgen Klopp's first match now looks remarkably bad
- August 14, 2018

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker , signed for £65 million from Roma, was rarely troubled, but looked assured in starting attacks from the back, while Virgil van Dijk was imperious in sniffing out any sense of danger. However, Salah must drag himself to the well once again if Liverpool are to keep track of a City team that will score goals from every area of the field. (more...)
Shastri-Kohli duo might face BCCI questions for debacle in England Shastri-Kohli duo might face BCCI questions for debacle in England
- August 14, 2018

If Broad's rhythm had not been interrupted it could easily have gone down as another of his fabled match-winning spells but instead it was confirmation of his absolute return to his best, summed up by a late inswinger to bowl Cheteshwar Pujara as good as anything Anderson managed in the match. (more...)
FC Barcelona President Refuses To Rule Out Paul Pogba Move FC Barcelona President Refuses To Rule Out Paul Pogba Move
- August 14, 2018

I don't think there is a book called "How to be a Leader". "There are things, and there are things that I can not say, otherwise I will get fined", Pogba said . "All the way throughout pre-season it's been negative, negative, negative", he said. [Antonio] Valencia is captain, but Valencia is not here. "The decision belonged to him because Andreas Pereira comes from Valencia bench as a winger to play number six". (more...)
Rafael Benítez says Newcastle 'deserved more' after Tottenham Hotspur defeat Rafael Benítez says Newcastle 'deserved more' after Tottenham Hotspur defeat
- August 14, 2018

The Belgium global headed Spurs into the lead at Newcastle on Saturday after running on to fellow defender Davinson Sanchez's eighth-minute flick-on, although referee Martin Atkinson needed the help of the Goal Decision System to rule that the ball had crossed the line by just 9mm. (more...)
Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match Ronaldo scores in Juventus v Juventus B match
- August 13, 2018

Such was the dominance of the Agnellis over the town that deceased former club chairman Gianni Agnelli was mayor between 1945 and 1980. In 2017/18, Ronaldo was his usual dominant self in Europe as he smashed 15 goals to top the Champions League scoring charts and fired Real Madrid to continental glory for the third straight year. (more...)
Thibaut Courtois missed Chelsea training through stress, says agent Thibaut Courtois missed Chelsea training through stress, says agent
- August 12, 2018

I think he's one of the best midfielders in the world. As we know, Kante is not known for scoring goals but he's kept up his record of scoring at least one goal in a Premier League season by getting off to a flyer this afternoon. The Blues were forced to move for a replacement keeper late in the transfer window as Thibaut Courtois pushed for a move to Real Madrid . "The game was more hard than the result". (more...)
Sarri admits £71 million Kepa is not at same level as Courtois Sarri admits £71 million Kepa is not at same level as Courtois
- August 12, 2018

The opening half-hour of Sarri's competitive managerial career in England had... But having dealt with a series of crosses whipped into the box, Chelsea went ahead in the 34th minute when Willian's cross from the left found N'Golo Kante, whose shot squirted past goalkeeper Ben Hamer. (more...)
Anderson`s fifer knocks India out for 107 in Lord`s Test Anderson`s fifer knocks India out for 107 in Lord`s Test
- August 12, 2018

England ´s batsman Chris Woakes (R) celebrates scoring his century on the third day of the second Test between England and India at Lord´s, London , on August 11, 2018. Earlier, India chose to play with two spinners in Ravichandran Ashwin and Kuldeep Yadav, whereas Cheteshwar Pujara had a horrific return to Test cricket. (more...)
Storm-hit PGA resumes with Tiger Woods chasing leader Woodland Storm-hit PGA resumes with Tiger Woods chasing leader Woodland
- August 12, 2018

Oh, and then there's that Tiger Woods fellow, looking to do what he just barely couldn't do last time out at a major champion. You could pardon Woods for looking like he needed a shave and a fresh shirt after nearly 12 hours of golf, with a 7 a.m. (more...)
Donald Trump slams National Football League players for 'taking a knee' in protest Donald Trump slams National Football League players for 'taking a knee' in protest
- August 12, 2018

The PBA posted on its Facebook page that it is encouraging its members to call the team's ticket office and request a refund. The rule also says if players decide to go on the field for the anthem, they must stand or they could be fined. Jordan was one of the several Saints players to sit during the anthem last season, and he also had talks with quarterback Drew Brees about promoting social justice, TMZ reports. (more...)
Newcastle United Not Battling Everton and Southampton For Danny Welbeck Newcastle United Not Battling Everton and Southampton For Danny Welbeck
- August 11, 2018

Emery has said all summer that he would name five captains of the squad, with Koscielny now named as the No. 1 among them even though the centre-back isn't expected back until December at the earliest because of a torn Achilles tendon. To continue working I want one thing because it's very important for the players to take confidence in our work, in ourselves. "You need building all the time". (more...)
Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester Pogba penalty sets United on way to win over Leicester
- August 11, 2018

Shaw finally doubled their advantage when he capitalised on his own heavy touch to squeeze a finish into the bottom-right corner and, while Vardy nodded in from close range at the end after Ricardo Pereira's cross came back off the post, the Red Devils just about did enough. (more...)
Former FGCU coach charged for deadly assault in NYC Former FGCU coach charged for deadly assault in NYC
- August 11, 2018

A college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who mistook him for an Uber driver, police said Thursday. Szabo, who was left unconscious after the altercation, died on Tuesday. Jones sent his condolences to the family of the tourist via a statement from his lawyer. He began moving through the college ranks in 2013 at Florida Gulf Coast, before stints at VCU and Central Florida. (more...)
Kelvin Benjamin and Cam Newton exchange words before game Kelvin Benjamin and Cam Newton exchange words before game
- August 11, 2018

When it became clear Benjamin wasn't over their squabbling, Newton ushered away a Bills player for privacy, but Benjamin walked away from the conversation. Benjamin, who said he would have been more successful if he was drafted by Carolina and had a "quarterback with knowledge", brushed the encounter aside after Carolina won the preseason meeting 28-23. (more...)
Browns kick off preseason against Giants Browns kick off preseason against Giants
- August 10, 2018

Saquon Barkley wasn't the only running back from Pennsylvania to flash for the New York Giants Thursday. That's unlikely, as Hue Jackson and John Dorsey have up until now been steadfast in the support of the starter, Taylor, who couldn't have been more efficient in his own Browns debut. (more...)
Liverpool vs West Ham, Premier League 2018-19 Liverpool vs West Ham, Premier League 2018-19
- August 10, 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has announced that his centre-half Dejan Lovren will miss out on the Reds season opener against West Ham on Sunday after his late return to Merseyside following a post-World Cup final break. Joe Gomez looks the most likely to be ready to play alongside Van Dijk, although he too isn't 100% fit and he missed the recent game with Torino. "But how could we say that, what about the other clubs? That's the plan - that we really go for it". (more...)
Manchester City's Pep Guardiola not fazed by title-favourites tag
- August 10, 2018

Mourinho revealed this morning he is not expecting anybody to join United before the transfer deadline, with the window shutting at 5pm. Mourinho had warned it would be a "difficult season" if United did not make any more acquisitions and it now looks like his side will miss out. (more...)
Anushka Sharma poses with Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team, trolled massively Anushka Sharma poses with Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team, trolled massively
- August 10, 2018

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kholi are under fire once again for a controversial move. The Indian cricket team, which is now in London playing a five-match Test series against England, was hosted by the High Commission of India. Anushka Sharma with the Indian Cricket team. The 30-year-old actor had attended the first Test in Birmingham and cheered for the team from the Edgbaston stands. (more...)
Real Madrid and Chelsea Agree Kovacic-Courtois Swap Deal Real Madrid and Chelsea Agree Kovacic-Courtois Swap Deal
- August 09, 2018

Chelsea's imminent world-record deal for Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has paved the way for his exit, allowing him to move for a reported £35million as Croatia midfielder Kovacic heads the other way. Courtois has been at the west London club since 2011, and wrested the No. 1 jersey from club favourite Petr Cech after shining during a loan spell with Atletico Madrid as a youngster. (more...)
NCAA basketball changes: Undrafted players can return to school NCAA basketball changes: Undrafted players can return to school
- August 09, 2018

In the past, if a college basketball player declared for the draft, they had until 10 days after the draft combine to return to school. The agents, who must be certified by the NCAA , can assist players in making informed decisions about turning pro, but can only be hired at the conclusion of a season and have no financial ties to the players aside from small travel and meal expenses related to the draft. (more...)
Melania praises LeBron James after Trump insults National Basketball Association star Melania praises LeBron James after Trump insults National Basketball Association star
- August 08, 2018

His tweet called Lemon the "the dumbest man on television ", and then said Lemon "made LeBron look smart, which isn't easy to do". USA president Donald Trump has unleashed a withering attack on Ohio's favourite son, National Basketball Association star LeBron James , hours before taking part in a campaign rally in the state. (more...)
Chelsea forward Willian: 'I want to play for Jose Mourinho again' Chelsea forward Willian: 'I want to play for Jose Mourinho again'
- August 08, 2018

The switch in number represents Rashford's third change in four seasons as a first-team player, first being handed 39 by Louis van Gaal in his debut year followed by the number 19 the following season. Willian and Mourinho won a pair of Premier League titles at Stamford Bridge and the Brazil global has been linked with a switch to Old Trafford. (more...)
"Foden will play for City for a long time", insists Guardiola
- August 07, 2018

Whereas City took calculated risks in possession, Chelsea were cautious - perhaps indicative of how little time they've had under Maurizio Sarri - and struggled to create clear-cut opportunities, save only the directness of Callum Hudson-Odoi, who had their only attempt on target. (more...)
Iwobi signs long-term Arsenal deal Iwobi signs long-term Arsenal deal
- August 05, 2018

Iwobi is the latest of Arsenal's younger players to commit their long-term futures to the club, following the likes of Hector Bellerin, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding and teenage midfielder Emile Smith Rowe . The Spanish coach even ordered Iwobi to cut short his holiday by one week so he could travel with the team to their pre-season tour of Singapore. Midfielder Iwobi scored three goals in 26 league games under the now-departed Arsene Wenger last season. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri reveals who he wants Chelsea to sign this week Maurizio Sarri reveals who he wants Chelsea to sign this week
- August 05, 2018

But whatever the line-ups, there are plenty of talking points and the game will be closely watched for clues as domestic football reclaims centre stage just three weeks after the World Cup final in Russian Federation. ⏰ Jorginho played 180 minutes in pre-season for @ChelseaFC . "Always Chelsea is a big rival". Both sides have four victories apiece in the fixture. (more...)
Randy Moss pays tribute with his Hall of Fame tie Randy Moss pays tribute with his Hall of Fame tie
- August 05, 2018

Reed would also become the first pure safety in 33 years to get voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility - Ken Houston was the last to do so back in 1986 - and the tenth pure safety to be enshrined. By holding his own ceremony, Owens heard short speeches from five coaches, including three former position coaches, with James Kirksey and Ray Sherman from the NFL . (more...)
Players to Watch in the WGC Bridgestone Invitational Players to Watch in the WGC Bridgestone Invitational
- August 05, 2018

Jude Invitational. Woods' impressive birdie, his third of the round through eight holes, put him fourth on the leaderboard and just four strokes off the leader, Kyle Stanley . "You know he s going to play well this week", American Justin Thomas said of Woods. "It's a long and narrow golf course, a bit old-styled with mature trees lining the fairways". (more...)
Everton are reportedly facing a battle with PSG for Marcos Rojo Everton are reportedly facing a battle with PSG for Marcos Rojo
- August 04, 2018

In the current Chelsea squad, Eden Hazard is the highest earner with a £220,000-a-week deal which expires in June 2020. Leicester City are likely to be without Harry Maguire and Jamie Vardy when they open the new Premier League season August 10 at Manchester United , manager Claude Puel said. (more...)
Bayern rule out Boateng switch for Martial Bayern rule out Boateng switch for Martial
- August 04, 2018

For the mother it was more hard but thank god she is better now", he said on Twitter. Manchester United need to get back to being champions again, to do this you need to do one thing, and one thing only, you need to win. Romelu Lukaku has opened up on the real Jose Mourinho , launching a defence of his manager after the Manchester United boss came under criticism in recent weeks. (more...)
Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City striker signs contract extension until 2023 Gabriel Jesus: Manchester City striker signs contract extension until 2023
- August 04, 2018

For example, two years ago when we switched to three at the back then from the first day we were very good. "We are going to start to think what we have do to this season to maintain the level of last season". "Yes, we were close, but in the end Jorginho made a decision to stay with Sarri", Guardiola said. Maybe it was a bit late to announce that but if you don't want to come, don't come. (more...)
LeBron Breaks His Silence About Joining The Lakers LeBron Breaks His Silence About Joining The Lakers
- August 04, 2018

His LeBron James Family Foundation partnered with Akron Public Schools to design the school for public school students in the area who come from hard circumstances. "People always ask me, why a school?" "For kids, in general, all they want to know is that someone cares", James explained. "If they had no one, I mean, I believe there's some people out there, I hope. (more...)
Cavs Fans Plan Parade For Tristan Thompson Cavs Fans Plan Parade For Tristan Thompson
- August 04, 2018

Apparently, Thompson was still upset about all of that as late as the middle of July, because according to a report from Marcus Thompson, he tried to fight Green at an ESPYs after party in Los Angeles. Tristan Thompson has made more headlines for his personal life than he has for playing basketball, and this is yet another entry into that canon. Back in June, Thompson and Green got into it during overtime in Game 1 and the trash-talk only got worse as the Warriors swept the Cavs easily. (more...)
ESPN's Paul Finebaum on what's next for Urban Meyer ESPN's Paul Finebaum on what's next for Urban Meyer
- August 03, 2018

Ohio State has placed coach Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave while it investigates claims that his wife knew about allegations of abuse against an assistant coach years before he was sacked last week. He played for Meyer as a walk-on at Bowling Green, worked for him at Florida and was hired as the wide receivers coach when Meyer came to Ohio State in 2012. (more...)
Chelsea miss out on Higuain and Caldara as duo join Milan Chelsea miss out on Higuain and Caldara as duo join Milan
- August 03, 2018

Leonardo Bonucci has completed his medical at Juventus to seal a return to the club just 12 months after leaving. Juventus star Paulo Dybala has shared a fond farewell to Gonzalo Higuain as the 31-year-old finalises a move to AC Milan . (more...)
Manchester United's Andreas Pereira says Michael Carrick 'easy to learn from' Manchester United's Andreas Pereira says Michael Carrick 'easy to learn from'
- August 02, 2018

Mourinho while speaking in Los Angeles ahead of United's first pre-season game confirmed there is hope Alexis Sanchez can join the party at a later date, along with David De Gea , Fred and Nemanja Matic. " One more training session ". "He needed this and he made a good effort, a good physical effort, which is important for him in this moment". However, the Ecuadorean suffered a suspected calf injury in the first seven minutes of play. (more...)
Ferrari set to 'unleash' after break Ferrari set to 'unleash' after break
- August 01, 2018

The Ferrari driver was initially on track to leapfrog Bottas after his stop but traffic, combined with a slow pit stop due to a problem with the front-left wheel, resulted in Vettel rejoining the field in third place, and crucially, behind Bottas. (more...)
Manchester United have £66m Willian bid accepted by Chelsea Manchester United have £66m Willian bid accepted by Chelsea
- August 01, 2018

Chelsea recently rejected several offers from Barcelona for the player, which prompted the Catalan club to sign Malcom from Bordeaux. Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid , according to reports , have now entered the race for Willian after making a £100m double bid for the Brazilian and his team-mate Thibaut Courtois . (more...)
Nats GM: Nats GM: "Bryce Harper is not going anywhere"
- August 01, 2018

Feinsand says Harper is owed around $7 million for the remainder of the season. The website added the Cleveland Indians have had regular talks about a possible Harper deal, but those discussions have not picked up any momentum. Jayson Stark reported last year's first round pick Adam Haseley, an outfielder in Double-A, would have been in a trade. And trading him now would basically eliminate that possibility. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player Jose Mourinho Manchester United will likely sign one more player
- August 01, 2018

A hard pre-season is threatening to lurch into a farce for Manchester United , as manager Jose Mourinho heads into their final game in the United States against European champions Real Madrid without as many as 17 senior players. "It's not going to be very different". Now we have Real Madrid and after that Bayern Munich. "I don't think anything is going to change that". "It's not like the gaffer to make an oversight in his match preparations, so it seemed odd that he would ... (more...)
New York Yankees: Britton, Happ trades not enough New York Yankees: Britton, Happ trades not enough
- July 31, 2018

Happ has a $13 million salary in the final season of a $36 million, three-year contract, and the Yankees would be responsible for the remaining $4,543,011. Both Drury and McKinney have potential, which means that the Yankees could have held onto them for the rest of the season and could have included them in a trade in December or January. (more...)