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Antonio Callaway Among 7 Florida Players Suspended vs. MI Antonio Callaway Among 7 Florida Players Suspended vs. MI
- August 14, 2017

The other players suspended include offensive linemen Kadeem Telfort and Richerd Desir-Jones, linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller , and defensive linemen Jordan Smith and Keivonnis Davis . Washington has had multiple off-the-field issues during his time at UF. He was suspended in 2016 but reinstated to the team after a Title IX investigation regarding an accusation of sexual assault. (more...)
Jays catcher Russell Martin leaves in second inning against Pirates with injury Jays catcher Russell Martin leaves in second inning against Pirates with injury
- August 13, 2017

Juan Nicasio worked the eighth and Felipe Rivero finished for his 12th save in 13 chances. Chad Kuhl (5-8) allowed five runs - four earned - on four hits over five innings in the loss. Ryan Goins singled to center to put runners at the corners. George Kontos came on and retired the next three batters. Toronto's Danny Barnes pitched a flawless ninth with two strikeouts. (more...)
Kisner closing in on major breakthrough Kisner closing in on major breakthrough
- August 13, 2017

And, probably to the surprise of some, the gritty SC native is ranked No. 25 in the world. On a day when Australian Jason Day plunged out of contention with a quadruple-bogey at the last, Kisner eked out a one-over 72 on a Quail Hollow course that bared its teeth, despite Friday's rain and little wind. (more...)
Bryce Harper hurts leg in Washington Nationals' win over San Francisco Giants Bryce Harper hurts leg in Washington Nationals' win over San Francisco Giants
- August 13, 2017

Harper slipped on a wet base after on and off again sprinkles of rain. The 24-year-old Harper, the 2015 National League MVP, is having another outstanding season, hitting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBIs in 106 games this season. Harper is now one of the leaders in the NL MVP race and is hitting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBI. Jackson (3-2) kept his composure after allowing a solo home run from Giants second baseman Joe Panik in the first inning, and was the winning pitcher in the 3-1 ... (more...)
Bolt pulls up injured in final race of his career Bolt pulls up injured in final race of his career
- August 13, 2017

Usain was really cold. We are world champions at home. "But we've got to make sure we come out and have our sticks right because it'll be another competitive race just like the 100 was, but I'm definitely looking forward to the challenge". (more...)
Dodgers, Puig host Padres in rubber match Dodgers, Puig host Padres in rubber match
- August 13, 2017

Tony Watson (6-4) pitched a ideal sixth inning for his first win since the Dodgers acquired from from Pittsburgh at the July 31 trade deadline. His only win in four decisions against Los Angeles came in the last week of the regular season, when the Dodgers had already clinched the NL West. (more...)
Agent of Luke Shaw Dismisses Summer Transfer Rumors Agent of Luke Shaw Dismisses Summer Transfer Rumors
- August 13, 2017

With Shaw, Rojo and Young out of action with injuries, Mourinho has the option of deploying Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind in the left-back position. There has been speculation recently that Shaw could head to Tottenham Hotspur as part of a move that would see fellow left-back Danny Rose make the switch to Old Trafford. (more...)
Mourinho eyes second season glory Mourinho eyes second season glory
- August 13, 2017

Keown believes Lukaku was bought in to be Mourinho's new Didier Drogba, but questioned whether he had the consistency to hit the same heights as the Ivorian forward. "I am very happy to have him because he is one of those players with no question marks". 'We are much better organised at every level. Jose Mourinho will open his Premier League title quest today with the clash against West Ham United . (more...)
Paul Pogba praised for 'unbelievable' pass for Man Utd against West Ham
- August 13, 2017

Martial made no mistake as he calmly put the ball under Hart and the England goalkeeper didn't cover himself in glory as he failed to get to a Paul Pogba effort from range as United went top of the Premier League with a comfortable four-goal victory. (more...)
Vardy: Loss Of Concentration Cost Leicester Three Points Vs Arsenal Vardy: Loss Of Concentration Cost Leicester Three Points Vs Arsenal
- August 13, 2017

Alexandre Lacazette's arrival has bumped Giroud even further down the Arsenal pecking order, but having given the 30-year-old the chance to leave, Wenger was thrilled he made a decision to stay. I thought the ball would go out as it was flying over me and suddenly there was a player. After enduring a troubled campaign marred by fan protests against him last season, Wenger desperately needs a strong start this term. (more...)
Everyone enjoyed Joe Hart's cheeky explanation for his black eye
- August 13, 2017

They took me as a 19-year-old boy from Shrewsbury Town, took a punt on me, and I've had some fantastic times there, built some great relationships. "Whether people want to say good things about me, whether they want to say bad, whether they want to pick me, whether they don't, I just want play football so I have to put things to one side. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott Reportedly Will Submit Appeal for 6-Game Suspension on Tuesday Ezekiel Elliott Reportedly Will Submit Appeal for 6-Game Suspension on Tuesday
- August 13, 2017

Jones previously said that the focus of the league's investigation was centered around Elliott's behavior and not the domestic violence allegations. With Ezekiel Elliott falling in the RB pecking order, certain running backs will be purple patched more than ever. "I think it's the same", Morris said then. (more...)
Gary Neville: 'Chelsea boss Antonio Conte not happy with Nemanja Matic sale'
- August 13, 2017

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has claimed that Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is far from pleased with the club's sale of Nemanja Matic . It's an argument that Scholes believes has plenty of merit. "You saw that with Chelsea last year - him and Kante were magnificent last year and that allowed Hazard, Fabregas, whoever else was playing that bit of freedom, and I'm hoping he'll do that for United - a bit of freedom for Pogba, Martial, Lingard, Mkhitaryan - these ... (more...)
Coutinho's future is out of my hands, admits Klopp Coutinho's future is out of my hands, admits Klopp
- August 13, 2017

I have no influence on the players who aren't available. So how it change something for me? "But at the end of the day it comes down to Philippe Coutinho and his decision, what he's prepared to do, what type of war he's prepared to create to get out because Liverpool won't make it easy for him". (more...)
Chelsea vs Burnley: Conte speaks on Cahill's red card
- August 13, 2017

Burnley , a team that registered one away win all last season, found themselves 3-0 up at half-time following the sending off of Chelsea captain Gary Cahill inside the first 15 minutes. "Instead we conceded three goals and despite a good second half performance it was hard to change the result". Thankfully for the Chelsea boss the linesman had his flag raised for offside and the goal was disallowed. (more...)
Barcelona On The Verge Of Completing A Shock Deal Involving Brazilian Midfielder Barcelona On The Verge Of Completing A Shock Deal Involving Brazilian Midfielder
- August 13, 2017

Sources from FC Barcelona have indicated the deal is not completed yet, but that should change during the course of the weekend. However, the player failed to meet the expectations attributed to him at White Hart Lane despite having found the net 11 times in 67 appearances. (more...)
Alvaro Morata scores his first goal for Chelsea in defeat to Burnley
- August 13, 2017

Conte has struggled to hide his frustrations over Chelsea's failure to strengthen their squad, with Morata, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero their only new signings. Ward delivered a stunning shot from a tight angle for the second, but having been played in by a one-two he was allowed into a scoring position far too easily with N'golo Kante enabling him to escape. (more...)
Arsenal confirm Alexis Sanchez will miss start of Premier League season Arsenal confirm Alexis Sanchez will miss start of Premier League season
- August 13, 2017

Rumours persist that Sanchez will leave before the window closes, with Wenger suggesting he will also miss the trip to Stoke next weekend. "He has a little abdominal strain that he caught on Sunday morning in training, before he came to Wembley", Wenger told his weekly news conference. (more...)
Tottenham capitalizes on Shelvey red, beats Newcastle 2-0 Tottenham capitalizes on Shelvey red, beats Newcastle 2-0
- August 13, 2017

Spurs lacked ingenuity and Kane was shown a yellow card for scything down Lejeune in a tackle that brought the Frenchman's outing to an early end. The combative midfielder was trying to get the ball back quickly, Alli moved it away and Shelvey reacted by treading on Alli's ankle. (more...)
Hizbul Mujahideen operations commander Yasin Itoo among 3 killed in Shopian encounter
- August 13, 2017

Earlier among the three militants killed in the encounter, the police had identified one militant as Adil Malik but after verification, the police said Malik was not among the killed. Itoo, a resident of Nagam Chadoora in Budgam , was famous as Mehmood Gaznavi. Since January the police and the army have killed four top militant commanders having enormous operational capabilities. (more...)
MotoGP 2017: Dovizioso holds off Marquez to win thrilling Austrian Grand Prix MotoGP 2017: Dovizioso holds off Marquez to win thrilling Austrian Grand Prix
- August 13, 2017

Last year's victor Andrea Iannone will start 10th on the grid after finishing nearly a second off the pace on his Suzuki. Lorenzo stayed out front for the opening 10 laps, but Marquez and Dovizioso kept him in their sights and eventually got ahead as the top three moved clear of the pack. (more...)
Cech : Arsenal's goalkeeper hails 'beautiful' Leicester game Cech : Arsenal's goalkeeper hails 'beautiful' Leicester game
- August 13, 2017

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head a late victor after Aaron Ramsey had brought Arsenal level at 3-3 following a Jamie Vardy double for the visitors. "It is fantastic", Wenger replied when asked about Giroud's willingness to fight for his place. "Not only as a player, he is a fantastic player, b ut as well in the group - he has a big weight in the squad and it was a relief for me that he chose to stay". (more...)
Browns rookie takes 'step' in QB clash, could get next start Browns rookie takes 'step' in QB clash, could get next start
- August 13, 2017

While Jackson liked how Kizer stood in the pocket, showed poise and threw the ball down the field Thursday night, he would like to see Kizer improve calling plays in the huddle as well as with his execution at the line of scrimmage. "We are going to keep working at this thing, and we are going to continue to coach all of these guys to get better", he said. "And if a guy is good enough and deserving of an opportunity, trust me, we're not in a position where we wouldn't give the best player an ... (more...)
Arsenal beat Leicester City 4-3 in Premier League opener
- August 13, 2017

The striker, who the Gunners signed from Lyon for an initial fee of €53 million in the summer, finished clinically to put the hosts ahead after two minutes, expertly heading home Mohamed Elneny's cross. Craig Shakespeare's side boasted numerous players, and characteristics, that saw them shock the world to win the title in 2015/16. "He's a fantastic guy and he's committed". (more...)
Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says Arsene Wenger Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says Arsene Wenger
- August 13, 2017

Mahrez, who is expected to leave this summer, will feature as long as he is at the club, said Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare. The Gunners fell away badly, as they so often do, but never has there been so much negativity towards the Frenchman. (more...)
Tottenham closing in on £35m deal for Ajax's Davinson Sanchez Tottenham closing in on £35m deal for Ajax's Davinson Sanchez
- August 13, 2017

Sanchez joined the record 33-time Dutch champions from boyhood club Atletico Nacional - where he lifted South America's premier club competition the Copa Libertadores - last summer and presently has four years left on his Ajax contract. In fact, the youngster also scored with six goals and provided two assists. The powers that be in Amsterdam will be reluctant to see their young central defender leave and given their economic situation aren't in need of money so any bid from Spurs will ... (more...)
Premier League club make bid for Anthony Martial Premier League club make bid for Anthony Martial
- August 13, 2017

The size of the bid from Tottenham is not yet clear, although United are believed to be unwilling to sell unless left-back Danny Rose is offered as part of the deal. He came under intense scrutiny from the media as well as criticism from his manager who demanded more consistency and output from the Frenchman. The France global became an instant favourite with United fans following his surprise £36million move from Monaco two years ago but has struggled to cement a regular starting spot ... (more...)
Davinder finishes 12th in javelin final Davinder finishes 12th in javelin final
- August 13, 2017

India's best bet for a medal is Chopra, whose season's best of 85.63m puts him at 14th in the IAAF rankings. Two javelin throwers - Johannes Vetter and reigning Olympic and world champion Thomas Rohler - have crossed the 90m mark this year while eight athletes have gone beyond 87.64m, the distance covered by the bronze-winner in 2015 World Championships in Beijing. (more...)
Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem Before Preseason Game Raiders' Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem Before Preseason Game
- August 13, 2017

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch chose to take a seat during the national anthem Saturday as his team prepared to take on the Arizona Cardinals . "He said, 'This is something I've done for 11 years. It's not a form of anything other than me being myself, '" Del Rio said. You do your thing. Quarterback E.J. (more...)
Paxton Lynch will wait his turn vs Paxton Lynch will wait his turn vs
- August 13, 2017

Joseph, who worked as the defensive backs coach for the Bengals during the 2014 and 2015 seasons, was hired as Denver's head coach in January. ". After next week we can kind of sit down and talk about if there is separation between the two guys". (more...)