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Chargers sit Philip Rivers, lose 13-7 to Saints in preseason Chargers sit Philip Rivers, lose 13-7 to Saints in preseason
- August 21, 2017

The New Orleans Saints broke a ten game preseason losing streak Sunday night, beating the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 Sunday night. Both players showed encouraging signs as well as the need for further development, but other Saints - particularly rookie running back Alvin Kamara and linebackers Manti Te'o and A.J. (more...)
Samir Nasri joins Turkish side Antalyaspor Samir Nasri joins Turkish side Antalyaspor
- August 21, 2017

Lee explained Nasri's £180,000-per-week wages have made finding a willing suitor hard this summer, but Nasri could have the opportunity to rediscover his past playing potential in Turkey's top flight. The deal is all but done, the 30-year-old is expected to be unveiled as an Antalyaspor player this week. Antalyaspor's key player over the past couple seasons has been former Cameroon worldwide striker Samuel Eto'o , who remains at the club despite persistent rumours he is unsettled. (more...)
Reaction to the death of rugby great Colin Meads Reaction to the death of rugby great Colin Meads
- August 21, 2017

Meads is considered one of the greatest players in history. "This is a sad day for New Zealand rugby and for New Zealand ", said the country's Prime Minister Bill English . The IHC was quick to praise the man who had worked with it for more than four decades. It was at Waitete Rugby Club Bud Snowden grew up with his mate, who said they'd known each other through their families who were very connected. (more...)
Pep Guardiola content with current Manchester City squad Pep Guardiola content with current Manchester City squad
- August 20, 2017

Speaking ahead of the clash with Everton , via the Daily Mail , the City boss said: "It's not a secret". Against Tottenham, no. I have two unbelievable strikers, two No. For example, Paris Saint-Germain buy Neymar, [Manchester] United buy [Romelu] Lukaku. I have been a manager for years and I don't have to announce to all the managers in the world about the space in behind. (more...)
Barcelona ace Messi caught slating Real Madrid captain Ramos
- August 19, 2017

A van attack in Barcelona killed at least 12 people and injured dozens more on Thursday in the city's Las Ramblas tourist district. We will not surrender, there are much more of us who want to live in a peaceful world, without hatred and where respect and tolerance are the basis for coexistence. (more...)
Raffy Lopez back in the Blue Jays' lineup on Wednesday Raffy Lopez back in the Blue Jays' lineup on Wednesday
- August 19, 2017

He hit a batter and struck out three. "Longoria's an unbelievable hitter, he's had my number in years past so I really tried to bring the fight to him". While he had been especially good over his last four starts, Estrada wasn't at his best on Tuesday night against the Royals, allowing ten hits and six earned runs over 4.1 innings. (more...)
No further Barcelona offer for Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele No further Barcelona offer for Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele
- August 19, 2017

Barcelona is not one step closer to signing Dembele. 'I cannot explain what he is telling me. 'Nothing has advanced, not even by a millimetre'. Dortmund have hit back at those claims, however, with Watzke also taking the opportunity to aim a dig at the club following their comprehensive Spanish Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid . (more...)
Supreme Court directs NIA to probe love jihad case in Kerala Supreme Court directs NIA to probe love jihad case in Kerala
- August 18, 2017

The girl is in her father's custody after the Kerala High Court annulled their marriage on May 24. It was alleged that the woman was recruited by Islamic State's mission in Syria and Jahan was only a stooge. The Kerala high court had earlier annulled the marriage in question, calling it a case "love jihad". Additional solicitor general Maninder Singh, appearing for the NIA, told the court that the case was not an isolated case and the bench agreed with him, saying the high court ... (more...)
Jay Cutler to start at QB for Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens Jay Cutler to start at QB for Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens
- August 16, 2017

I would expect the same type of treatment before the team travels to Philadelphia for practices next Monday and Tuesday against the Eagles. Jay Cutler stands on the sidelines at Hard Rock Stadium before the Dolphins played the Atlanta Falcons on August 10. (more...)
After breaking Marlins' season home run record, Stanton gets beer shower After breaking Marlins' season home run record, Stanton gets beer shower
- August 16, 2017

He's healthy, he's 27 and he's on a 60-homer pace this season. Even though a good throw may have cut down Moncrief on the base paths, Stanton sailed his attempt into the stands next to the third base dugout, and Moncrief came home to score the go-ahead run. (more...)
Five experienced players Antonio Conte could sign before close of summer window Five experienced players Antonio Conte could sign before close of summer window
- August 16, 2017

Thirdly, Chelsea are stepping up their pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater , who would look to be a direct replacement for Nemanja Matic, especially whilst Tiemoue Bakayoko continues his recovery from injury. I wouldn't be allowed access to the first-team dressing room and I would have no contact at all with the guys. Atletico Madrid remain the most likely destination for Costa but he will have to wait until January before he can move to the Spanish capital due to their transfer ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger willing to sacrifice hefty fee to keep Alexis Sanchez Arsene Wenger willing to sacrifice hefty fee to keep Alexis Sanchez
- August 16, 2017

Sanchez has less than a year remaining on his contract with the Gunners and, although manager Arsene Wenger has insisted that the Chile worldwide will stay at the club, City are still eager to see whether they can finalise a deal. I'm not going to get involved with the referees but, after what happened, to think that he'll not play for five games, makes you think that something isn't right. (more...)
Florida loses Antonio Callaway, six others to suspensions for season opener Florida loses Antonio Callaway, six others to suspensions for season opener
- August 15, 2017

The game between Florida and MI will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The others suspended were offensive tackle Kadeem Telfort , defensive linemen Richerd Desir-Jones, Keivonnis Davis and Jordan Smith , and linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller . (more...)
Aroldis Chapman's Woes Doom Yankees to Series Loss Against Red Sox Aroldis Chapman's Woes Doom Yankees to Series Loss Against Red Sox
- August 15, 2017

However, Devers came up with a 423-foot home run in the top of the ninth to ensure that the Red Sox had it tied up. It was the first home run that Chapman had allowed this season and just the second that he had ever surrendered to a left-handed batter. (more...)
Jose Mourinho looking for more goalscorers at Manchester United Jose Mourinho looking for more goalscorers at Manchester United
- August 14, 2017

A wide man has always been of interest, but Mourinho claims he is also looking for a left-back, even though he admires Luke Shaw's attitude in coming back from another injury and the England defender will be given a chance to re-establish himself. (more...)
Sir Mo Farah in numbers Sir Mo Farah in numbers
- August 14, 2017

The better man won. Farah finished in 13:33.22, just failing to repeat his memorable Olympic double on the same track in 2012. Farah was welcomed to the start line by another roar from the London Stadium crowd and urged them to keep going with a wave of the hand in the opening paces. (more...)
Nightmare start for Newcastle after Captain Shelvey red card Nightmare start for Newcastle after Captain Shelvey red card
- August 14, 2017

We need more competition between us. "It's more unsafe. We lost one player from that", Benitez told BBC Sport . Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez questioned whether that was more risky than Harry Kane's scissor tackle on Florian Lejeune, which resulted in the debutant being withdrawn through injury and was only met with a booking. (more...)
Coutinho "has lost the trust of Klopp" after submitting transfer request
- August 13, 2017

The creative midfielder has expressed his desire to join the Spanish giants, who have received sufficient funds to pay for him following the £198m sale of Neymar to PSG. What they saidLiverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: "They didn't create too much with the ball but of course they scored two goals and in a specific situation where everyone will say, "Oh, it was a set-piece". (more...)
EPL: Rooney's goal lifts Everton EPL: Rooney's goal lifts Everton
- August 13, 2017

It was the former Manchester United captain's first goal for his boyhood club since 2004, and Goodison Park shook to its foundations when the ball hit the back of the net. "Maybe a little bit more nervous than normally they are and also the way Stoke play, defending-wise they make it hard". Stoke manager Mark Hughes also struck a frustrated if philosophical figure after the match, admitting Rooney's goal felt somewhat inevitable. (more...)
Arsenal vs. Leicester City 2017 live stream Arsenal vs. Leicester City 2017 live stream
- August 13, 2017

Ramsey and Ozil are the engine of the midfield, and I fear the Gunners will have an extremely hard time pushing the ball up the field and creating chances for new signing Alexandre Lacazette . Arsenal and Arsene Wenger avoided disaster to end last season, saving a fifth-place finish with an FA Cup trophy. Out: Santi Cazorla (ankle), Laurent Koscielny (suspended), Alexis Sanchez (abdominal), Gabriel (knee). (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles trade WR Jordan Matthews and draft pick for Bills cornerback Philadelphia Eagles trade WR Jordan Matthews and draft pick for Bills cornerback
- August 12, 2017

Well, it didn't take long for the team to find a partner. A three-time Atlantic Coast Conference champion, Darby was named the ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year as a freshman in 2012 and helped the Seminoles win the BCS National Championship in 2013. (more...)
Chicago Bears Rookie Quarterback Poses For A Photo With Miss Illinois Chicago Bears Rookie Quarterback Poses For A Photo With Miss Illinois
- August 12, 2017

His pocket presence was there from the start, and he got rid of the ball quickly and accurately, even while on the move. "Each time I'm in there with my teammates just show command at the line of scrimmage, drive the ball down the field, be efficient, pick up first downs and hopefully finish in the end zone a couple times". (more...)
Stroud is one off lead at PGA Championship Stroud is one off lead at PGA Championship
- August 11, 2017

But the 24-year-old had to recover from three over par with three holes to play to card an opening 72 and lie five shots off the lead held by Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen. When you play safe into the greens, you give yourself very tricky putts, like the one I had - downhill, left-to-right. "But you know, obviously I've gone through a little bit of a plateau here, and hopefully I can change that this week, especially with the past experiences that I've had competing in the PGA Championship ", ... (more...)
Major League Baseball to celebrate Players Weekend Major League Baseball to celebrate Players Weekend
- August 10, 2017

Alongside the MLB Players Association, the MLB announced Wednesday (Aug. 9) that during the upcoming weekend, players will be able to express themselves via nicknames from their past in youth baseball. Jose Altuve will wear "Tuve" on the back of his jersey. The White Sox, who will be home against the Tigers for the promotion, will feature a black-and-red color scheme, with a black pullover jersey with red sleeves and white piping. (more...)
On Paper Everything Leans Towards Conor McGregor On Paper Everything Leans Towards Conor McGregor
- August 10, 2017

Then Oscar De La Hoya said I am not good for boxing but I was good enough for you to fight me to get your biggest pay day? During the whirlwind press tour to promote their August 26 boxing match, McGregor found himself in hot water after he reffered to Mayweather as "boy". (more...)
Ryu Hyun-jin Throws Best Game of MLB Career Ryu Hyun-jin Throws Best Game of MLB Career
- August 09, 2017

ET start time. Justin Turner's caught stealing turned into a two-out stolen base when a video review determined he reached around Amed Rosario to evade the rookie shortstop's tag, sparking a three-run first inning that started the record-setting Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 rout of the Mets on Sunday night and their first season sweep of NY. (more...)
PlayerWatch: Chicago White Sox PlayerWatch: Chicago White Sox
- August 09, 2017

Moncada's knee hit Garcia on the right side of his head, landing the 24-year-old outfielder on the seven-day concussion list. "To win in the ninth inning is always fun". Kansas State men's basketball coach Bruce Weber , who went from the hot seat to the NCAA Tournament last season, agreed to a contract extension that could keep him with the Wildcats through the 2020-21 season. (more...)
Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list Jaguars place LT Branden Albert on reserve/retired list
- August 09, 2017

The Jaguars acquired Albert in a trade with the Dolphins in March. On July 31 , Albert abruptly announced his retirement only three days into the Jaguars training camping. In mid-June Albert did not take part in a mandatory minicamp of three days held by the team, but reported with the other veterans for Jacksonville to training camp July 26. (more...)
Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star
- August 08, 2017

Sergi Roberto has been deployed as a right full-back for last two seasons with the Barcelona squad possessing excellent midfield talent such as Andres Iniesta, Sergio Busquets and Ivan Rakitic. The Spaniard started his career as a central midfielder, but Luis Enrique opted to play him in the right-back position after the departure of Dani Alves last summer. (more...)
Liverpool playmaker Adam Lallana ruled out for two months with thigh injury Liverpool playmaker Adam Lallana ruled out for two months with thigh injury
- August 06, 2017

Their coach Julian Nagelsmann, who turned 30 last month, is one of the most highly-rated young trainers in the game. If there's a choice, we always seem to take the German team. Lallana's issue is now confirmed however, with Klopp saying on Friday : " This is certainly not news we would have wanted ". Palace won the third-place playoff earlier on Saturday, seeing off West Brom 2-0 in a testy affair that saw a heated exchange between players as they entered the tunnel at halftime. (more...)
Manchester United complete signing of Matic Manchester United complete signing of Matic
- August 06, 2017

Manchester United now have the second-tallest squad in the Premier League as Jose Mourinho continues his makeover of the side. Pogba's consistency at United hasn't been good enough, although he has the ability and talent of most of those performers. (more...)
Patriots go overboard for Tom Brady's birthday Patriots go overboard for Tom Brady's birthday
- August 04, 2017

It's further proof Tom Brady is great at everything. I love you! Thank you for being the best second oldest sister in the world!' Happy birthday my love! The secondary, led by Devin McCourty , will be very strong after signing Stephon Gilmore and re-signing Malcolm Butler this off-season. (more...)
Wayde van Niekerk ready for challenge of being the next Bolt Wayde van Niekerk ready for challenge of being the next Bolt
- August 04, 2017

There had been plenty of hype about a Bolt versus De Grasse showdown at the world championships , which McMillan said has been wearing on the young Canadian sprinter. But that mutual respect has turned to animosity - a war of words of sorts between the pair when De Grasse's coach, Stuart McMillan, accused Bolt of getting his athlete kicked out of the 100m race at the recent Diamond League meeting in Monaco. (more...)
UCF Rules Kicker Ineligible After He Profited off YouTube UCF Rules Kicker Ineligible After He Profited off YouTube
- August 02, 2017

Though the NCAA offered De La Haye a compromise that would let him keep his athletic eligibility so long as he only monetized videos that did not discuss football , the kickoff specialist ultimately refused, and as a result, he will no longer be able to reap the benefits of his athletic scholarship. (more...)
'Tottenham fans love him really' - Kyle Walker boos played down by Pochettino 'Tottenham fans love him really' - Kyle Walker boos played down by Pochettino
- July 31, 2017

Walker was abused by Spurs fans during Manchester City's 3-0 win in Nashville's Nissan Stadium. The England worldwide played 75 minutes of the Citizens' 3-0 win over Spurs late on Saturday night, often finding himself on the receiving end of boos when touching the ball. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton hopes swap doesn't cost him title Lewis Hamilton hopes swap doesn't cost him title
- July 31, 2017

Mercedes' teammate Bottas tried to put up a fight but Ferrari had already established their dominance. The German overcame steering problems with his Ferrari to finish ahead of teammate Kimi Raikkonen for his first race victory since Monaco. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to trade Kyrie Irving to the Phoenix Suns Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to trade Kyrie Irving to the Phoenix Suns
- July 31, 2017

Irving wants to play for the Knicks and he would make NY a much more attractive option for free agents than Carmelo Anthony ever did. Irving has three more years left on his contract, including a player option on the final year. At least six teams have made offers for Irving at this point, but it's still early. Power forward Gorgui Dieng could also be inserted in any trade discussions. (more...)
Not Matic - Man United fans react over latest transfer activity on twitter Not Matic - Man United fans react over latest transfer activity on twitter
- July 31, 2017

Marouane Fellaini opened the scoring on the cusp of half-time with a deflected header and his compatriot Romelu Lukaku doubled the lead within minutes of the restart. "We have a few free and 31 is one of them". That's because Galatasaray have confirmed they are in talks to sign the fuzzy headed cult hero that is Marouane Fellaini . (more...)
RB Leipzig's Ralph Hasenhuttl RB Leipzig's Ralph Hasenhuttl "100% sure" Liverpool target Naby Keita is staying
- July 30, 2017

Rb Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick has explained his controversial comments about those advising Liverpool target Naby Keita . "I know Naby from the very first day when he came to Salzburg", he said , as reported by the Guardian . (more...)
Adidas Reportedly Didn't Want Refs to Eject LaVar Ball at Summer Championship Adidas Reportedly Didn't Want Refs to Eject LaVar Ball at Summer Championship
- July 29, 2017

The outspoken father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball was at the Adidas Uprising AAU game, coaching his son LaMelo , who put up a game-high 31 points in Wednesday's game against fellow highly-touted prospect Zion Williamson . (more...)
Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Deceased Football Players Involved In Study Brain Disease Found In Nearly All Deceased Football Players Involved In Study
- July 28, 2017

Combat veterans and athletes in rough contact sports like football and boxing are among those thought to be most at risk. Although the study revealed a high proportion of the players had CTE , the authors point out several limitations of the study. (more...)
Locked dorm forces Martellus Bennett to sleep in Packers locker room Locked dorm forces Martellus Bennett to sleep in Packers locker room
- July 28, 2017

They added tight ends Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks to the fold for Rodgers to throw to, but it looks like Bennett hasn't gotten into the building yet. Packers coach Mike McCarthy refers to Bennett's "big personality", and it fits. "Honestly. I should've told somebody I'd be getting in late tonight". (more...)
Jon Jones promises to fight Brock Lesnar after a rematch with Cormier Jon Jones promises to fight Brock Lesnar after a rematch with Cormier
- July 27, 2017

Really big for the sport . You know a card is stacked when the televised prelims feature a trio of fights that could headline a Fight Night card without anyone having any real grounds for objection. That's unfair. It wasn't Cormier's fault that Jones crashed his vehicle and it wasn't Cormier's fault that Jones left the scene. I definitely wouldn't try to wrestle with him the whole time. (more...)
Orlando City Shells Out to Acquire Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer Orlando City Shells Out to Acquire Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer
- July 27, 2017

That variation of the trade would have involved Orlando City acquiring the top allocation spot from the Columbus Crew, then shipping it to Sporting KC. Dwyer, drafted in 2012, has scored 66 goals in 149 appearance for Kansas City, but if he was going to leave, it makes sense that he would go to Orlando. (more...)
Indian Women's Cricket Team felicitated by the Sports Minister in New Delhi
- July 27, 2017

The Marylebone Cricket Club has approved the decision to introduce honours boards for both men's and women's cricketers at Lord's following England medium-pacer Anya Shrubsole's match-winning six-for at the Women's World Cup final . Karan Jadeja, Computer Science student Yes, Mithali Raj has done a lot of hard work and sacrifice in her life to make a place in Indian cricket team. (more...)
Manchester City announce the signing of £52 million Monaco Star
- July 26, 2017

Pep Guardiola has been keen to bolster his full-back areas after Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna were released when their contracts expired at the end of last season. "I think I am the right person for the group", he said. "I'm sure he will prove a fantastic addition to the squad". In fact, despite claims that Jose Mourinho is more of a "chequebook manager", one tweet comparing the pair's spending appears to show that since the City manager began his managerial career, he's ... (more...)
Trail Blazers, Nets trade Allen Crabbe for Andrew Nicholson, per report Trail Blazers, Nets trade Allen Crabbe for Andrew Nicholson, per report
- July 26, 2017

Brooklyn now sports one of the best young shooting commodities in the league, virtually getting the guy they targeted a season ago and saving $18.5 million in the process for their patience. Depending on the order of operations, Portland could now set itself up to be a part of a larger deal that may involve other available players ( cough, cough Carmelo Anthony ). (more...)
Draymond Green Sued For Assault, Battery Draymond Green Sued For Assault, Battery
- July 26, 2017

Edmondson claimed in the first incident that two of Green's friends choked both he and his girlfriend. According to Bloom, when the couple ran into Green again the next night, Edmondson approached and "told him last night did not have to happen". (more...)
Jerry Jones reiterates support for Ezekiel Elliott Jerry Jones reiterates support for Ezekiel Elliott
- July 25, 2017

Multiple sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter last week that Elliott could face a one- or two-game suspension, but the National Football League denied it made a decision on a course of disciplinary action. "Those are their concerns because you need to get this stuff behind you". "There is not even an issue there". Under the personal conduct policy, a player can be disciplined even if he is not charged or found guilty by the justice system. (more...)
After magical ton, Railway promotion for star batswoman Harmanpreet After magical ton, Railway promotion for star batswoman Harmanpreet
- July 24, 2017

After struggling to score runs in the group stage of the tournament, Harman saved her best for the knockouts as she assaulted the Australian bowling unit by scoring an unbeaten 171 off just 115 balls. A senior official of Central Railway, Sunil Udasi, said the State-run transport undertaking takes a good care of its players and provides them proper training. (more...)