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Sanchez to miss start of the season Sanchez to miss start of the season
- August 13, 2017

Arsenal would let Sanchez go to PSG tomorrow. Whilst the offer won't be a "take-it or leave-it" offer - sources do admit that they will not be going any higher, and so Sanchez will be left with a decision to make. "He is out for a while, could be two weeks but he will not be available for Stoke". "Some you know about and that's very hard for a group of players to cope with that - and some other reasons we will talk about on another day". (more...)
Federer recovers from Ferrer scare to progress in Montreal Federer recovers from Ferrer scare to progress in Montreal
- August 13, 2017

Unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman posted a odd win over American Jared Donaldson 0-6, 7-5, 7-5 to advance to a quarterfinal meeting with Robin Haase , the 52nd-ranked Dutchman who upset seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-1. (more...)
Arsene Wenger 'not super optimistic' Alexis Sanchez will extend Arsenal stay Arsene Wenger 'not super optimistic' Alexis Sanchez will extend Arsenal stay
- August 13, 2017

Pressed by fellow panellist and BBC Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker whether he genuinely did not know until the latter stage of the season whether he knew he would be staying or not, Wenger said: "No". "I think he will not play at Stoke, yes", he added. I think, if you read the French papers, Kylian Mbappé is how they will look to finish their transfer market. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette starts for Arsenal in season curtain-raiser against Leicester Alexandre Lacazette starts for Arsenal in season curtain-raiser against Leicester
- August 13, 2017

Giroud may not be renowned for his consistent finishing ability, but he can contribute effectively through his astute link play - an area that will prove vital as the season progresses. Arsenal appeared a step behind defensively, ceding possession nearly uncontested at moments, and Marc Albrighton would make them pay, jumping on a misplayed ball from Arsenal and sending a handsome cross to Jamie Vardy who would put it away to give Leicester City their first lead of the campaign. (more...)
ESports may become a medal sport at the 2024 Olympics ESports may become a medal sport at the 2024 Olympics
- August 13, 2017

Popular among youngsters (ages 18 to 34), the is-it-a-real-sport? Should eSports become an Olympic event, youngsters around the world will have an ample return to their parents mandating they free themselves from their digital gaming devices. (more...)
Antonio Conte: 'Nemanja Matic is a great loss to Chelsea'
- August 13, 2017

The Belgium worldwide, signed from Everton for a reported initial fee of £75 million last month, netted in the second half of his competitive debut in United's 2-1 UEFA Super Cup loss on Tuesday. "You respect that if that is the case". All of a sudden United are in the driving seat ahead of Chelsea to win the Premier League . But Wright said the Blues appeared to be in a worse position compared to last season due to the extent of upheaval in the squad that won the Premier League title. (more...)
Confirmed: Manchester United Set To Sign Young Striker Confirmed: Manchester United Set To Sign Young Striker
- August 13, 2017

A Bola claims that the player's skills attracted José Mourinho a long time ago, and Italian clubs were also interested in signing him. "He had been promoted to the main squad but (United's) scout was alert and made a decision to take him there", Leite told Noticias ao Minuto . (more...)
'Green Mile' strewn with PGA victims at Quail Hollow 'Green Mile' strewn with PGA victims at Quail Hollow
- August 13, 2017

Third-ranked Matsuyama had made five birdies in a bogey-free round, including three in a row before the horn sounded to halt play after he struck his tee shot at the par-5 15th hole. "That's what I grew up practicing and playing, to play on the PGA Tour and to have a chance in major championships", he said. Daly went from contender to curmudgeon after a triple bogey on the 18th hole capped an eventful 24-hour period at the PGA Championship that included singing a Prince song onstage with ... (more...)
Jason Day blows his PGA Championship Jason Day blows his PGA Championship
- August 13, 2017

He missed a 10-foot par putt and tapped in for bogey. You can bet Stroud won't mind going through that whole process again Sunday night, this time with the Wanamaker Trophy by his side. "I found a little something that I was trying [to find] out there". The Australian's tee shot at the par-four hole went left and nearly into the water. (more...)
Conte regrets Matic sale to Manchester United
- August 13, 2017

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte , has once again opened up on the exit of Nemanja Matic , who has signed for their Premier League rivals, Manchester United . "Matic was a big player for Chelsea last season and even though they have sign players to replace him, he is going to be missed and possibly just as significantly, he strengthens Manchester United , there is no doubt about that". (more...)
Danny Welbeck praises Arsenal's 'great togetherness' after thrilling comeback against Leicester Danny Welbeck praises Arsenal's 'great togetherness' after thrilling comeback against Leicester
- August 13, 2017

Substitute Olivier Giroud netted a dramatic victor a few minutes later with a superb header but Carragher does not think the game should have got to that point. Wenger remains concerned by his side's defensive frailties and insists it is something they must work on. I got back late, I should have handled this better . (more...)
Paul Scholes questions Chelsea's decision of selling Matic to Man United
- August 13, 2017

Chelsea's decision to sell Matic to a direct Premier League rival has raised some eyebrows, with the defensive midfielder having played a key role in helping the Blues win the Premier League title last term. On the eve of the first Saturday of the new Premier League season, it is always worth consulting the mood of each camp before the marathon begins. (more...)
Watt, Steelers route Giants, 20-12, in preseason opener Watt, Steelers route Giants, 20-12, in preseason opener
- August 13, 2017

He's supposed to dominate and he did". Josh Johnson started at quarterback in place of Eli Manning . Arthur Moats put up an impressive stat line and also played nearly all the game. That will leave Moats fighting for any snaps he can get. "Anytime I touch the field, I try and do what I can with any amount of plays that I have", Collins said. (more...)
Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD) Facts and Figures Banco Bradesco Sa (BBD) Facts and Figures
- August 13, 2017

According to analysts Banco Bradesco Sa (NYSE: BBD)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.2 and can go high up to $0.24. Capstone Asset Management Co. This dividend amount was represent a yeild of $0.69. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday the 2nd of August 2017. Banco Bradesco SA's payout ratio is 7.95%. (more...)
Mourinho confirms United in talks over Ibrahimovic return Mourinho confirms United in talks over Ibrahimovic return
- August 13, 2017

Tottenham finished runner-up last season despite allowing the fewest goals in the league (26) and scoring the most (86). Chelsea midfielder Willian has revealed that he held talks with Manchester United this summer about a potential transfer to follow Jose Mourinho to Old Trafford , but any chance of a move was blocked by the reigning Premier League champions. (more...)
6 players you need in your Fantasy Premier League team 6 players you need in your Fantasy Premier League team
- August 13, 2017

And we all know what a fit Kompany is capable of. No, Arsenal nor Leicester won the league past year, but it is still a marquee match. Jamie Vardy then struck twice, either side of a Danny Welbeck equaliser, as the 2015-16 champions looked for a first league win over Arsenal since 1983 - b ut it was not to be. (more...)
Nats' Harper Leaves Game With Apparent Left Knee Injury Nats' Harper Leaves Game With Apparent Left Knee Injury
- August 13, 2017

Harper clutched at his left knee after going down and was attended to by trainers. Harper had to be carried off after not being able to put any weight on the leg. Harper was replaced by Andrew Stevenson , who took over in center field with Brian Goodwin moving to right. The Nationals now hold a 14-game lead in the National League East, and it doesn't seem that there will a be historic collapse for the team. (more...)
Major League roundup: Upton's homer lifts Tigers to wild win over Twins Major League roundup: Upton's homer lifts Tigers to wild win over Twins
- August 13, 2017

Finally, they led 12-11 and the night was over as Justin Upton jogged around the bases after clobbering a walk-off two-run home run. Berrios made two starts against Detroit last season and was ripped for a total of 13 runs - 12 earned - and nine hits in 5 2/3 innings. (more...)
Jets' first preseason game goes better than anyone could expect Jets' first preseason game goes better than anyone could expect
- August 13, 2017

But after a training camp fraught with doom and gloom, this was a night of mostly positives. NY scored its lone touchdown when Josh McCown connected wtih Charone Peake on a 4-yard touchdown pass in the opening quarter. The 38-year-old marched the Jets' offense down the field on the opening drive, going 78 yards in eight plays. He found Robby Anderson on a 53-yard deep pass where Anderson beat Logan Ryan, the Titans' big free-agent signing at cornerback. (more...)
Oxford worker Andrew Warren in U.S. court over fatal stabbing Oxford worker Andrew Warren in U.S. court over fatal stabbing
- August 13, 2017

Authorities have said the attack on Cornell-Duranleau, a MI native who moved to Chicago previous year, was so brutal that the blade of the knife investigators believe was used in the stabbing was broken. Warren, a British national, arrived in the USA days before the killing. He was not formally arraigned but waived extradition. "We have a lot of questions for Mr Lathem and Mr Warren and we look forward to their return to Chicago". (more...)
Trent Murphy Suffers Knee Sprain, Leaves Game Trent Murphy Suffers Knee Sprain, Leaves Game
- August 13, 2017

He recorded nine sacks, which almost doubled his two-year total coming into last season. The outside linebacker is already suspended for the first four games of the regular season thanks to a positive offseason test for performance enhancing drugs. (more...)
Mets dealing veteran Neil Walker to the Brewers Mets dealing veteran Neil Walker to the Brewers
- August 13, 2017

Walker, 31, hit.264 with 10 home runs and 36 RBIs in 73 games with NY this season. Overall though, Walker has actually had a decent second year in Queens, so the Brewers will be picking a very talented infielder. His salary this season is $17.2 million, of which the Brewers would appear to be responsible for about the remaining $4.7 million. He hit.282 with 23 home runs and 55 RBIs past year. (more...)
Mourinho ready to continue trend of second-year success Mourinho ready to continue trend of second-year success
- August 13, 2017

Romelu Lukaku was signed as Ibrahimovic's replacement but Mourinho says the Swede could rejoin the club for the second half of the season. United face a relatively benign start to the season, Rooney's return to Old Trafford with big-spending Everton the most taxing assignment of their opening seven fixtures. (more...)
Ten questions for English Premier League 2017-18 Ten questions for English Premier League 2017-18
- August 13, 2017

Huddersfield Town are set for their first ever season in the Premier League . It will be interesting to see how Pickford deals with this pressure, and it is important to note that Everton play Manchester City , Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester United in their first five fixtures, so it be a big ask to keep clean sheets in these games. (more...)
Paul Merson berates Antonio Conte for shocking Alvaro Morata/Michy Batshuayi substitution Paul Merson berates Antonio Conte for shocking Alvaro Morata/Michy Batshuayi substitution
- August 13, 2017

Premier League - Follow the Football match between Chelsea and Burnley live with Eurosport. We lost our heads too easily and we need to reflect on this situation. For this reason we have to pay great attention every game, to have the right approach, to have the right intensity. A frantic finale continued at the other end as Brady hit the woodwork with a set-piece as Burnley ultimately held on through four minutes of added for a famous triumph that piles the pressure on Chelsea after ... (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott Not Playing in Preseason Game Against Rams as Appeal Looms Ezekiel Elliott Not Playing in Preseason Game Against Rams as Appeal Looms
- August 13, 2017

Just in: Ezekiel Elliott will appeal his six-game suspension handed down by the league. Elliott's suspension stems from domestic violence allegations made against him a year ago in Ohio. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones is not expected to meet with the media after Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Rams. Elliott released a statement on Twitter disagreeing with the suspension. (more...)
Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez to miss Arsenal opener against Leicester
- August 13, 2017

Football is used to watching successful centre-back, centre-midfield or centre-forward pairings - but Arsenal's manager-defender duo of Arsene Wenger and Per Mertesacker is something else. "I have had no contact with PSG". Those are the thoughts of Arsenal legend Ian Wright. "For me Pep was brought in to win the Champions League because what's missing from the new Man City era is a European trophy so I think that's more the focus". (more...)
Rockies agree to minor league deal with slugger Howard Rockies agree to minor league deal with slugger Howard
- August 13, 2017

In exchange for a player to be named later (who would eventually be left-hander Fabio Castro), the Phillies acquired first baseman/outfielder Matt Stairs from the Toronto Blue Jays. Howard has appeared in the three All-Star games (2006, 2009, 2010) and won the Rookie of the Year award in 2005 followed by the National League MVP in his sophomore season in 2006. (more...)
Man United's Mourinho: Prem title more realistic than last season Man United's Mourinho: Prem title more realistic than last season
- August 13, 2017

Romelu Lukaku will be tasked with spearheading United's attack following his £75m move from Everton and Mourinho believes it is imperative that other players chip in with goals . "I know it's hard because it's a European trophy and that's important for the club ". Kyle Walker , Danilo and Benjamin Mendy have all been recruited to provide much-needed quality in the full-back areas, Ederson will do battle with Claudio Bravo for the number one jersey and Bernardo Silva joins a ... (more...)
Pressure on Guardiola, Mourinho to deliver on investment
- August 13, 2017

Spending by the league's 20 clubs has already passed the £1 billion mark, with the usually hectic final few days before deadline day on August 31 set to send that figure higher. 'You know he's injured, he needs time to recover, he's not ready to play tomorrow, ' said Mourinho . "I think if they get enough crosses in the box". (more...)