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Guardiola under pressure to win title for big spenders Man City - Jenas Guardiola under pressure to win title for big spenders Man City - Jenas
- August 14, 2017

Man City finished third in the league table last season. Four of the five new signings for the Blues made their Premier League debut on the South Coast. When you also have the players he has, that makes it a massive challenge for us. "The club was clever like that because we anticipated what we needed", he said. (more...)
Early signs: Alexandre Lacazette becomes 5th Arsenal player to score on debut
- August 14, 2017

Arsenal have refused to consider selling the forward, who hit 24 goals in 38 league games last term, a tally bettered only by Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku in the English top flight. The France worldwide joined Arsenal for a club-record £52million transfer from Lyon this summer, and has made an immediate impact by heading in an early goal against Leicester City. (more...)
Packers sign long snapper Goode Packers sign long snapper Goode
- August 14, 2017

Crosby made 86.7 percent of his field goals last season (the second-highest mark of his 10-year career) not including the playoffs, when he nailed the game-winning 51-yard field goal at Dallas to send the Packers into the NFC Championship Game. (more...)
Chiefs promote quarterback Patrick Mahomes Chiefs promote quarterback Patrick Mahomes
- August 14, 2017

Reid explained the move to the media from training camp, pointing the spotlight away from Bray for anything bad and toward Mahomes instead. "It's not because of Tyler's performance in the game", Reid told reporters Sunday of Bray, who threw an interception in his first series. (more...)
Lackey wins 5th straight, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Lackey wins 5th straight, Cubs beat Diamondbacks 8-3
- August 14, 2017

Arizona put runners on first and third with two out in the fourth, but Drury popped up to end the threat. The MLB evaluates umpires on how often they correctly identify balls or strikes using a program called PITCHF/x, installed in every MLB stadium. (more...)
EPL Wrap: Burnley stun Chelsea, Watford steals a draw against Liverpool
- August 14, 2017

Today there were three injured players, Pedro, Hazard and Bakayoko, and Moses was banned. It's a question that forced Chelsea to splash the cash to sign Alvaro Morata . Chelsea will need everyone to step up next game as they will be playing without Gary Cahill and Cesc Fábregas because of the red cards they received. (more...)
LeBron James Appears To Troll Donald Trump With Hat LeBron James Appears To Troll Donald Trump With Hat
- August 14, 2017

LeBron James took to Twitter to voice his condemnation of the white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va., that turned violent and the manner in which President Donald Trump responded to the situation. on Saturday. Because of its magnitude, LeBron James isn't going to miss the opportunity to use his platform for good. The King has spoken with displeasure about the violence and white terrorism that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia. (more...)
EPL: Manchester United Favourite as They Take on Tricky West Ham United
- August 14, 2017

West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has reshaped his squad extensively since last season's 11th-place finish. However, it seems as if the 24-year-old thrives in such circumstances with the former Chelsea man slotting two on his Premier League debut for the English giants. (more...)
NFL Preseason Predictions: Raiders vs. Cardinals fall under total? 8/12/17 NFL Preseason Predictions: Raiders vs. Cardinals fall under total? 8/12/17
- August 14, 2017

In his first game back since the 2015 season, Lynch was dressed in uniform but did not play. He is a five-time Pro Bowl selection and helped guide the Seahawks to a Super Bowl XLVIII victory. Third-string quarterback Blaine Gabbert was outstanding in his first action in a Cardinals uniform, completing 11 of 14 passes for 185 yards and leading the Cards to a pair of touchdowns in last week's Hall of Fame Game . (more...)
Cam Newton resumes throwing at practice Cam Newton resumes throwing at practice
- August 14, 2017

One-time NFL MVP quarterback Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers has been steadily recovering from offseason shoulder surgery that has kept sidelined throughout the offseason. The progressive improvement in his recovery should be what's key at this point in time with the end goal being ready by the season opener. Newton underwent surgery to fix a partially torn rotator cuff in his throwing shoulder in March. (more...)
NFL star Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem amid Charlotesville violence NFL star Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem amid Charlotesville violence
- August 14, 2017

The decision is identical to ex-San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick when he kneeled during the national anthem during the regular season previous year to protest police brutality in the United States. If you recall, Kaepernick explained his reason for not standing during the anthem a year ago as a protest against racial inequality and police brutality in the U.S. (more...)
Lukaku double sends Man United to the top Lukaku double sends Man United to the top
- August 14, 2017

Romelu Lukaku has admitted he and Marcus Rashford share a special connection after Manchester United's fantastic opening Premier League win over West Ham at Old Trafford. Enough said with the headline; but with the repeated links to Ivan Perisic and the rumoured link to Gareth Bale, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial gave a timely reminder that the most exciting attacking outlet the club now has comes from those two players. (more...)
Burnley stun champions as nine-man Chelsea suffer meltdown
- August 14, 2017

Chelsea are a top-class side and it is tough to come here and dominant possession, even when they have 10 men, but we were too flippant with the ball and we gave it away too cheaply. With young players they are not used to it. Stamford Bridge was stunned. It was a nervous time for Burnley fans as Chelsea continued to press. (more...)
"Wonderful gesture" - Phil Neville thanks Chelsea for selling Matic to Man United
- August 14, 2017

But Matic's performance has been a real talking point on social media. Jose Mourinho: "Many times last season, we deserved to win and we didn't". "But I didn't disturb him, I didn't disturb or Chelsea , I never thought it was possible unless something special was happening and it looks like something was happening because his agent told me you can have him, you just have to pay". (more...)
Dyche: Burnley Proved Doubters Wrong With Victory Over Chelsea
- August 14, 2017

Antonio Conte might not be happy with the lack of discipline shown by his senior players, but the spirit and fight shown by his side should be a positive sign, although Chelsea must avoid these self-inflicted wounds in the future. "It kills all the stories off immediately by getting a first win, a first away win and giving the fans a great afternoon out", added the Burnley boss, whose team are widely predicted to be in the relegation battle again this campaign. (more...)
For every Pak bullet, Indian Army retaliating with 10: Nirmal For every Pak bullet, Indian Army retaliating with 10: Nirmal
- August 14, 2017

The security forces were involved in a search and cordon off operation which had the militants trapped. Itoo, who was the operational commander of Hizb and most wanted militant, was identified by his family members who were brought to the encounter site to identify him. (more...)
5 things West Ham can do to beat Manchester United 5 things West Ham can do to beat Manchester United
- August 14, 2017

He also opened his goal account for this season on Sunday. "We have to train, be more focused and we have to be more determined and focused in the game on every situation". Right back Timothy Fosu-Mensah has joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan. The £75 million summer signing struck in each half as United justified pre-season optimism with a sparkling and confident display at Old Trafford . (more...)
Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Sissoko display v Newcastle Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Sissoko display v Newcastle
- August 14, 2017

We have also seen Dele Alli blossom as one of England's most exciting young talents. "It depends on how my career goes and injuries and how I age". Pochettino also admitted Tottenham have to strengthen their squad this month. But Poch insists he will be bringing in some new faces as he bids to go one better after finishing third and second in the league. "I'm sure they used Google or Chrome!" "If you see the squad, it's obvious that we need a striker". (more...)
Wenger rules out Mahrez but hints at more moves by Arsenal Wenger rules out Mahrez but hints at more moves by Arsenal
- August 14, 2017

The Chilean is thought to have been seeking a significant rise on his current wage of £130,000 a week and, with Arsenal unwilling to meet his demands, he has been pushing for a move away this summer amid interest from Manchester City , Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich. (more...)
No PSG contact over Sanchez, says Wenger No PSG contact over Sanchez, says Wenger
- August 14, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits that he is "not super optimistic" about Alexis Sanchez's contract situation. With Arsenal failing to qualify for this season's Champions League, Sanchez has been heavily linked with a move away from The Emirates Stadium although Wenger has repeatedly said this offseason that the Chile global is not for sale. (more...)
Athletics: Hellen Obiri wins 5000 metres with astonishing last lap Athletics: Hellen Obiri wins 5000 metres with astonishing last lap
- August 14, 2017

Hellen Obiri ran the race of her life to claim consolation for her Olympic silver past year, clinching the women's 5,000m World title in 14:34.86 on Sunday. Caster Semenya underlined her status as one of the most dominant two-lap runners in history by matching her Olympic gold medal here on the final night of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships. (more...)
Candlelight vigil to be held in Savannah for violence in Charlottesville Candlelight vigil to be held in Savannah for violence in Charlottesville
- August 14, 2017

Two Virginia State Police officers, Lt. H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-pilot Berke M.M. Bates were also killed Saturday after a helicopter assisting with the rally crashed outside Charlottesville, killing the pilot and a trooper. "People are really scared", she said. "We need to be visible and support each other", she said, "and make it clear that we're creating a protective circle around our vulnerable population". (more...)
Kyle Walker-Peters sends message to Tottenham fans on Twitter Kyle Walker-Peters sends message to Tottenham fans on Twitter
- August 14, 2017

Kyle Walker aims a dig at former club Tottenham Hotspur after making his Manchester City debut in their 2-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion. Walker's time at Spurs ended in hard circumstances after he was dropped for the final few games of the season, with Kieran Trippier taking his place at right-back. (more...)
Jose Fonte: We aren't intimidated by Manchester United Jose Fonte: We aren't intimidated by Manchester United
- August 14, 2017

That isn't an ambition when you've spent the money that's been spent and amassed the players that Mourinho has now amassed, ' he added. As reported by the Guardian , on the prospect of re-signing Ibrahimovic once the 35-year-old striker has recovered, Mourinho said: "We are having conversations and discussing the possibility of him staying for the second part of the season". (more...)
Neymar set to make PSG debut vs Guingamp Neymar set to make PSG debut vs Guingamp
- August 14, 2017

Just like Neymar was seemingly put in a position to fully exploit his talents, so was Irving. However, Barca spokesperson Josep Vives claimed Neymar's talks with PSG prior to that date and the 25-year-old's failure to publicly express his commitment to the Catalans meant he was in breach of the terms of that agreement. (more...)
Nolan Arenado exits Rockies game after getting hit in hand by pitch Nolan Arenado exits Rockies game after getting hit in hand by pitch
- August 14, 2017

There was no immediate word on the extent of his injury. He was replaced in the lineup by Rockies shortstop Trevor Story as Pat Valaika shifted over from up the middle to third base. "But he's a good hitter". NOTES: Rockies rookie 1B Ryan McMahon, who made his first big-league start, got an eighth-inning single for his first hit. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits potential 'mistake' in delaying Arsenal talks Arsene Wenger admits potential 'mistake' in delaying Arsenal talks
- August 14, 2017

However, PSG have also maintained contact with 18-year-old Mbappe despite the recent signing of Neymar, which Wenger believes will put an end to the reported interest in the Chilean forward. The BT Sport pundit was interviewed by the Premier League's official website and provided his views on a number of topics such as the race for top four, the surprise package, the young player to watch and new signings. (more...)
Curtis Granderson's big day lifts Mets to series win vs. Phillies Curtis Granderson's big day lifts Mets to series win vs. Phillies
- August 14, 2017

The slugging outfielder gave the Mets a 4-3 lead in the third inning when turned a 96 miles per hour Nick Pivetta fastball into a 429-foot, three-run homer. He has failed to hustle on a few plays. In Game 2, Herrera went flying through a stop sign at third with two outs in the bottom of the ninth of a tie game. (more...)
Nemanja Matic: Premier League the 'main target' for Manchester United
- August 14, 2017

Referring to the club's remaining transfer business, Mourinho said: '25% means one of four, and we got a central defender that can play in many other positions, which is important. "In our period of dominance he was what we want him to be - to move the ball in a simple way, to give balance to the team, to start building from the back". (more...)
Play suspended at PGA Championships due to rain Play suspended at PGA Championships due to rain
- August 14, 2017

The storms arrived. Play was halted for almost two hours. Kisner looked to be in command of the tournament after taking a two-shot lead with birdies on the 14th and 15th, only to pull his second shot to the 16th into the water. What really hurt me on the first nine was the two three putts on the 14th and 17th. The rough was McIlroy's biggest problem yesterday as he hit just seven fairways and left himself an average of 54 feet from the hole. (more...)

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