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Pep Guardiola forecasts end to Manchester City spending spree Pep Guardiola forecasts end to Manchester City spending spree
- August 13, 2017

Frustrated by City's failings in his trophyless first season in England, Guardiola has overhauled his squad with defenders Kyle Walker , Benjamin Mendy and Danilo , plus goalkeeper Ederson and playmaker Bernardo Silva . Mourinho still speaks of free agent Ibrahimovic as part of the group, saying he is injured for the start of the season along with other "important players" like Luke Shaw , Ashley Young and Marcos Rojo . (more...)
Frank Lampard sends message to Man United fans about midfielder Frank Lampard sends message to Man United fans about midfielder
- August 13, 2017

Conte expressed unhappiness over the deal that took Matic to Old Trafford in an interview earlier this week, saying the Serbia international's departure was a "great loss". "I think he brings aggression to United's midfield, which is something they have been lacking". "He tried, and of course he missed his chance with an open goal but he scored his goal", Mourinho told a news conference. (more...)
Mourinho makes Man Utd title pledge and hails Matic display
- August 13, 2017

Chelsea have brought in Tiemoue Bakayoko to replace Matic, while Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Willy Caballero have also been signed this summer. Six teams are very strong and you must be prepared. The club knows my priorities. "We have Cesc Fabregas and we are trying to find another midfielder". (more...)
Jamie Vardy Laments Another Late Leicester Reverse At Arsenal Jamie Vardy Laments Another Late Leicester Reverse At Arsenal
- August 13, 2017

While Ozil appears close to securing a new deal, the 28-year-old looks unlikely to feature in the club's Premier League opener against Leicester on Friday as the manager has confirmed on their official website that he suffered a knock to his ankle leaving him out of training earlier in the week. (more...)
Manchester United confident of signing Real Madrid star Gareth Bale
- August 13, 2017

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Manchester United over rejoining the club for the second half of the new season, Jose Mourinho has confirmed. He wants more football at the highest level so we are having conversations and discussing the possibility of him staying for the second part of the season'. (more...)
Dustin Johnson on his key to competing at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson on his key to competing at PGA Championship
- August 13, 2017

Weather issues throughout the day meant the action was pushed into a later hour, and into the subsequent darkness. Well, we can all chuckle, but at 12 over entering the hole, Pampling didn't care ... "We were walking up, and we were talking about if we could get a tee shot on 18, we could finish the round", Day said, according to GolfDigest . And DJ is like, "I'll do it". (more...)
Arsenal Edge Leicester in 7-Goal Premier League Thriller Arsenal Edge Leicester in 7-Goal Premier League Thriller
- August 13, 2017

Lacazette almost had his second of the night just minutes later, but Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel turned the shot aside, but Giroud beat the Dane with an exquisite header on the ensuing corner to give Arsenal the 4-3 victory. The impressive Vardy scored his second in the 53rd minute to put Leicester in front once more, curling Riyad Mahrez's corner into the bottom far corner amid poor Arsenal marking. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette scores just minutes into his Arsenal debut
- August 13, 2017

We have many games and hopefully I can give games to all the strikers. Fantasy Premier League managers were rewarded for selecting a host of Arsenal players . "I opened the door for him, because I knew we had many strikers, but he's really loved here and he chose to stay". "Character wise, we have been great tonight. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Ready For Second-Year Success Jose Mourinho Ready For Second-Year Success
- August 13, 2017

Mourinho insists he is content with the United board's efforts in the market and will not protest if the club are unable to bring in a new addition before the window shuts. 'I'm on fire, ' he smiled when asked to describe his mood. We are much better organised at every level. "There is no guarantee, but naturally a manager in his second season knows the club and the players better". (more...)
Giroud wins thriller for Arsenal
- August 13, 2017

Substitute Aaron Ramsey rifled home to level before Giroud - introduced alongside the Wales worldwide - headed in an 85th-minute victor to settle a breathless encounter in Arsenal's favour. That goal should have been the one that woke Arsenal up and given them the need to take control and run away with the game, but, instead, it was Vardy who struck again to give Leicester the lead back in this back-and-forth game. (more...)
Mourinho comments on Man United's title chances
- August 13, 2017

If the remaining 25 per cent don't arrive I will not moan, I will just go with everything I have to try to win every match I play". "Last season, two of them were not in Europe", Mourinho said. The Premier League returns this Friday, as Arsenal face Leicester at the Emirates. He's one of those players who gives me consistency which is what I like. (more...)
Michael Carrick expects Premier League title challenge from Manchester United Michael Carrick expects Premier League title challenge from Manchester United
- August 13, 2017

Taking advantage of astronomical broadcast contracts and lucrative sponsorship deals, England's superpowers have been splashing the cash at an unprecedented rate. With both now facing Champions League action alongside Mourinho's Europa League winners , the United boss warned: "The top seven are all in Europe and last season two were not". (more...)
Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener Man City fly to Brighton ahead of Premier League opener
- August 13, 2017

The City boss didn't specify if they would be incomings or outgoings, but is known to want another attacker and a centre-back to further strengthen his squad. Truth to tell they should have been out of sight at half time, such was their dominance. City saw numerous waves of attack break up as a stubborn Brighton defence held out until the 70th minute when Dale Stephens' error in possession opened up space for Sergio Aguero to score . (more...)
LONDON 2017: Sally Pearson wins gold in 100-metre hurdles LONDON 2017: Sally Pearson wins gold in 100-metre hurdles
- August 13, 2017

The American was second in 12.63secs, with Germany's Pamela Dutkiewcz claiming bronze in 12.72s. Fellow American Christina Manning finished narrowly behind the world record holder to take fifth, ahead of 2015 medallist Alina Talay in sixth. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe set to join PSG for £163m Kylian Mbappe set to join PSG for £163m
- August 13, 2017

But, PSG, it seems, are not done yet as the French side looks set to make another mega signing in the form of one on the most sought-after youngsters in world football , Kylian Mbappe . And the mega £360m double swoop is set to turn Ligue 1 into a one-team procession while PSG aim to slay the best in Europe. Ikoko - a former PSG trainee - knows his own performance will be scrutinised thanks to the glare that shines on Neymar everywhere he goes. (more...)
Jack White, Detroit Tigers team up on special single Jack White, Detroit Tigers team up on special single
- August 13, 2017

Jack White is showing his hometown stripes again. White, who has a burning passion for both baseball and vinyl, is releasing a single by a group called The Dugouts. As Detroit Metro Times points out, the other artist on the song are The Raconteurs ' Brendan Benson , The Dirtbombs ' Ben Blackwell , Olivia Jean , and Dominic Davis . (more...)
Gabriel Jesus hopes competition with Sergio Aguero will benefit Man City
- August 13, 2017

This is a player who is given far less credit than he deserves in terms of his work-rate, assists, energy, trackback-ability and unsafe pin-point crossing to mention but a few. Watford earlier in the day. "And after, you know what happened last season? ". The 23-year-old's £35m transfer fee surpasses the previous world-record £32.6m paid by Juventus to Parma in 2001 to bring Gianluigi Buffon to Turin. (more...)
Davis Rea LTD. Sells 107 Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- August 13, 2017

Grimes & Company Inc. decreased its position in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) by 0.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. (NYSE:IBM). Hodges Capital Management reported 0.02% stake. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, October 21. A 6 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while6 believe that investors should either steer clear of IBM or, if they already own its stock, sell it. (more...)
Jordan Matthews, Sammy Watkins stock rise after trade, Ezekiel Elloitt's falls
- August 13, 2017

Players with that kind of skill set are hard to come by, especially in their prime and on the open market. "The draft pick is big, too". We'll all definitely be watching this one closely. You have encouraged us in our mission - to provide quality news and watchdog journalism. "We're encouraged by a lot of those guys that have been brought in here and the chemistry of the group". (more...)
Phillies call up first baseman Rhys Hoskins Phillies call up first baseman Rhys Hoskins
- August 13, 2017

Don't believe me? Then let's take a look back through their history of moving first basemen to left field. Manager Pete Mackanin said he is going to try and get Hoskins as much playing time as possible, perhaps both in left and at first base. (more...)
Broncos' Billy Winn Out For 2017 With Knee Injury — (Colo.)-AP Source Broncos' Billy Winn Out For 2017 With Knee Injury — (Colo.)-AP Source
- August 13, 2017

Adams recorded 80 tackles and four sacks during his four seasons at Mississippi State. This is a move simply to get the Broncos another body in training camp along the defensive line. There is hope, if not certainty, Peko could resume light football drills next week when the Broncos fly to San Francisco for a couple days of practices and a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers. (more...)
Halep headed to Rogers Cup semi against Svitolina Halep headed to Rogers Cup semi against Svitolina
- August 13, 2017

Wozniacki has had a big week, beating a world No. 1 for the first time on Friday when she knocked off Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals. Halep, the No. 2 seed, beat Caroline Garcia 6-4, 6-2 while Svitolina, the No. 5 seed, topped fourth-seeded Garbine Muguruza 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Speaking after the victory, the 27-year-old said: "Almost every tournament I've played this year there has been a rain delay so at this point I just have to laugh because I feel like it is ... (more...)
2 army men killed, 3 injured in Shopian encounter 2 army men killed, 3 injured in Shopian encounter
- August 13, 2017

According to reports, two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped. SSP Shopian, A.S Dinkar told the Kashmir Monitor that the "operation against militants is on". "Once the operation is over, we can give the details of the militants", he said. The clashes erupted as the security forces began conducting house-to-house searches in Noorpora village in Pulwama district. (more...)
Journalist says Tottenham have signed big-money man, Sky Sports confirm interest Journalist says Tottenham have signed big-money man, Sky Sports confirm interest
- August 13, 2017

Ajax and Colombia center back Davinson Sanchez could be heading to Tottenham Hotspur , if a report from RAC Radio in Catalonia is to be believed. He was a member of Nacional's 2016 Copa Libertadores winning team before Ajax beat Barcelona to his signature last summer, because the Colombian worldwide did not want to spend time in Barca's B team. (more...)
Copa Libertadores: Lanús superó a The Strongest y se metió en cuartos Copa Libertadores: Lanús superó a The Strongest y se metió en cuartos
- August 13, 2017

Almirón apuesta con todo a meterse entre los ocho mejores de la Copa antes del comienzo de la Superliga, y para ello contará con su mejor formación posible, incluido el regreso del lateral derecho José Luis Gómez, recuperado de una lesión en el menisco de la rodilla izquierda que se produjo mientras jugaba para la Selección argentina. (more...)
Could miss just 10 days Could miss just 10 days
- August 13, 2017

Nothing structural - structurally he comes out fine. NY does have depth in their rotation after adding Sonny Gray and Jamie Garcia at the trade deadline, but had sent Montgomery to the minors in an effort to limit his innings. The former Japanese ace is 8-10 with a career-high 4.92 ERA in 23 starts during an up-and-down season. Girardi said Bryan Mitchell and Luis Cessa are candidates to pitch in Tanaka's place. (more...)
Marlins confirm signed agreement to sell team to Derek Jeter's group Marlins confirm signed agreement to sell team to Derek Jeter's group
- August 13, 2017

Jeter invested $25 million and is expected to take on the role of team president or CEO. If reports are correct, "The Captain" is going to get his shot to show off what he learned from "The Boss", who was always a domineering presence in the Yankees organization. (more...)
Ex-Manchester City star makes bold prediction about Manchester United
- August 13, 2017

Pep Guardiola has bought well, bought a lot of pace into the team at the back, including Kyle Walker . The Citizens have been Premier League champions twice in the last seven seasons and with Pep Guardiola still on the bench enter this season with the biggest favorites , alongside Chelsea , for picking up the trophy. (more...)
Derek Wolfe Carted Off Field With Ankle Injury Derek Wolfe Carted Off Field With Ankle Injury
- August 13, 2017

Wolfe said that he "dodged a bullet", and then posted a photo of his swollen ankle to Twitter. "I was praying as soon as it happened that it was just a sprain and nothing serious ". In each of the past two seasons, Wolfe has notched 5.5 sacks. He is in the second year of a four-year contract that will pay him $6.05 million this year. (more...)
Usain Bolt crashes to track, loses final career race at worlds Usain Bolt crashes to track, loses final career race at worlds
- August 13, 2017

It was Gatlin's first 100-meter world championship title since 2005 and Bolt's first loss in a 100 final in more than four years, when he was defeated by Gatlin in June 2013 in a race in Rome, Italy. But this should take nothing away from Farah's success particularly at a time when distance running is arguably more competitive than ever before. (more...)