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Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain
- August 16, 2017

Manchester City are reportedly considering a move for West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans . Evans, who serves as West Brom's captain, played for City's rivals Manchester United for nine years before moving to West Brom in 2015, and has two years left on his deal with the club. (more...)
Raiders becoming trendy pick to win the Super Bowl Raiders becoming trendy pick to win the Super Bowl
- August 16, 2017

In some cases, the Raiders are now 6-to-1 favorites to win the Super Bowl. "Just four weeks before the regular season, only the New England Patriots , the consensus favorites, have better odds than the Raiders". The beginning of the season is no exception, with the majority of bettors expecting the Raiders to defeat the Titans in their first game of the year. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock Seattle Seahawks sign former 49ers CB Tramaine Brock
- August 16, 2017

Brock signed with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. DeShawn Shead , who started at right cornerback in 2016, is still recovering from a knee injury. Those charges were dropped last week by the Santa Clara district attorney's office due to lack of evidence and failure of the alleged victim to cooperate. (more...)
Tony Bellew interested in MMA fight with UFC champion Michael Bisping Tony Bellew interested in MMA fight with UFC champion Michael Bisping
- August 16, 2017

Speaking to Sky Sports , Bellew, who has 29 wins, two losses and a draw from his 32 fights, said: " I can wrestle, I can grapple, I punch hard, I can kick and I've got some kickboxing experience ". St-Pierre (25-2) revealed Monday during an appearance on The MMA Hour that he is contractually obligated to defend the title should he win it. GSP, the reigning welterweight champion upon his retirement in 2013, would become just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win titles in multiple ... (more...)
Overtime Michigan win for Kyle Larson is his third of season Overtime Michigan win for Kyle Larson is his third of season
- August 16, 2017

If he leaves with at least a 121-point advantage, he will automatically clinch the regular season title with two races still remaining before the playoff cutoff. While Bowyer could still potentially qualify for the playoffs on points, Logano, Jones and Suarez are all in must-win situations to make it. So that's why I am not looking ahead or counting points. (more...)
Ronald Koeman still unsure of Ross Barkley's Everton future Ronald Koeman still unsure of Ross Barkley's Everton future
- August 16, 2017

Koeman has previously suggested that he will attempt to cash in on the midfielder, with Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea both said to have shown an interest, but no official bids have yet been made. Barkley has one year left on his contract and, while Everton say they won't sell him cheaply this month, his value will diminish if he stays and holds out until January when he can also talk to foreign clubs. (more...)
Lindelof Will Shine For United — Mkhitaryan Lindelof Will Shine For United — Mkhitaryan
- August 16, 2017

And the two-time Premier League victor has already given an indication as to why Jose Mourinho reunited with him. He tries to recover all the balls. "I'm happy for him and that we have him on the team, and I'm sure he will continue his form". "It was great [to play at Old Trafford], when you wear that [United] shirt you feel some kind of pressure because this is a big club, but that's why we are here ". (more...)
Thisara, Siriwardana return to Sri Lanka's ODI squad
- August 16, 2017

India recently reached the finals of the Champions Trophy and beat West Indies in the ODI series. But the upcoming series will be the left-handed batsman's first in-charge of the team after Angelo Mathews gave up the ODI captaincy post the 2-3 loss against Zimbabwe at home in July. (more...)
Saints reportedly fire doctors after Delvin Breaux injury misdiagnosed Saints reportedly fire doctors after Delvin Breaux injury misdiagnosed
- August 16, 2017

Coach Sean Payton was "livid over the latest issue", writes Triplett who adds that "there had been other incidents of frustration with the medical staff in the past". Suri also is listed as a team physician for the Pelicans in the National Basketball Association team's most recent media guide . At one point, Brian Young was a key contributor for the Saints' defense and signed a three-year, $12 million contract extension in 2008. (more...)
India whitewash worst loss for Sri Lanka captain Chandimal India whitewash worst loss for Sri Lanka captain Chandimal
- August 16, 2017

Following the Test series, India will be now locked in the battle of limited-overs cricket. After the announcement of the Indian ODI squad for the Sri Lanka series, MSK Prasad spoke about various topics in his press conference. India will play five ODIs and one T20 next in the island nation before returning for a long run at home during which they will host Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka. (more...)
PSG's Matuidi set for Juventus medical PSG's Matuidi set for Juventus medical
- August 16, 2017

Now French newspaper Le Parisien have quoted an unnamed Juventus director as saying the deal for the 30-year-old is "very hot indeed". Matuidi played almost 300 games for PSG in all competitions after joining from Saint-Etienne in 2011. (more...)
Ex-Liverpool boss Evans warns Klopp against Van Dijk deal Ex-Liverpool boss Evans warns Klopp against Van Dijk deal
- August 16, 2017

A conclusion in the ongoing saga for the Saints star is said to be close and with Mauricio Pellegrino resigned to losing the centre-back he has switched his attentions to replacing the wantaway star. Multifaceted defenders are rare, and given the way in which the Reds pile forward in attack, it's that type of centre-back the team needs. Despite spending most of 2017 out injured, van Dijk's stock has only been on the rise as of late, with his valuation rising from £40 million to as high as ... (more...)
Lionel Messi's Final Words To Neymar Were Actually Quite Heartbreaking Lionel Messi's Final Words To Neymar Were Actually Quite Heartbreaking
- August 16, 2017

They didn't know that, as they spoke, the deal was done and there was no going back. Spanish paper Sport revealed what Messi told Neymar before his transfer to PSG: " What do you want? You want to be the Ballon d'Or? The Argentine has already won the Ballon d'Or five times in his career, while Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has won the accolade on four occasions. (more...)
Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Set For UFC 216 Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee Set For UFC 216
- August 16, 2017

When asked about the fact that Nurmagomedov had been left out in the cold, White simply said that the 28-year-old from Dagestan is still not ready to return to action. Ferguson was of course scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim strap at UFC 209 in March, but the bout was scrapped at the last minute when the Russian fighter was hospitalized due to the effects of a drastic weight-cut. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Iniesta ruled out Super Cup second leg Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Iniesta ruled out Super Cup second leg
- August 16, 2017

Real will wait until the Spanish Football Federation's disciplinary committee meeting on Wednesday before deciding their next move over Ronaldo's suspension. There were some remarkable goals, fierce intensity and plenty of controversy. "We didn't lose because of a single piece of play". "We are hurting after a loss like this, but we have to regroup and get ready for the next match". (more...)
Iran's top general meets Turkey's Erdogan to discuss terrorism Iran's top general meets Turkey's Erdogan to discuss terrorism
- August 16, 2017

The visit is also aimed at narrowing differences on Syria and coordinating policy on Iraq. Iran's official IRNA news agency meanwhile described the visit as "unprecedented" in the history of bilateral relations. Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation agreed in May to set up "de-escalation zones" in Syria to try to stem the fighting in some parts of the country, including the northern province of Idlib, which borders Turkey and has since been overrun by jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda ... (more...)
Nadal delighted at return to No. 1 Nadal delighted at return to No. 1
- August 16, 2017

Nadal will overtake Britain's top-ranked Andy Murray , who withdrew from Montreal and Cincinnati with a hip injury. Novak Djokovic , who has battled injuries this year, made a decision to shut down his season in July to fully recover from an elbow injury. (more...)
Nemanja Matic sends message to Man United fans about Romelu Lukaku Nemanja Matic sends message to Man United fans about Romelu Lukaku
- August 16, 2017

United have already spent in excess of £160 million for Lukaku, Matic and Lindelof but have only raised £9.8m after selling Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad. Jose Mourinho has developed his football ideology on defensive solidity and this has been the rationale behind the cliché "Park the bus" that has been used to describe most of the sides he has managed. (more...)
Australia to join military drills with US, South Korea Australia to join military drills with US, South Korea
- August 16, 2017

Pacific territory of Guam. Describing the North Korean nuclear threat as "the biggest challenge" facing South Korea, Moon said his government will work closely with the U.S.to resolve the security crisis. Trump's recent threats followed a report that US intelligence indicates North Korea can now put a nuclear warhead on its long-range missiles. He also indirectly urged the USA - the South's key ally and security guarantor - to resolve the crisis peacefully. (more...)
Is the NFL 'Vilifying' US Football Players Who 'Stand Up' to Racism? Is the NFL 'Vilifying' US Football Players Who 'Stand Up' to Racism?
- August 16, 2017

While Lynch did not reveal his reason to sit during the anthem , Bennett disclosed that he was protesting racial inequality. It's unclear how often Lynch has consistently stood or sat over the years for anthems. One of the key takeaways. Olympic track and field athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos were suspended from the United States team and received deaths threats after raising their black gloves and fist during the national anthem at the 1968 Olympics. (more...)
Daniel Cormier Admits he is Daniel Cormier Admits he is "Missing Time" Following UFC 214 Loss
- August 16, 2017

That's really what drives me. When I don't have competition, I'm not in something like that, I'm miserable, man. "I love to compete", Cormier said in an interview with MMA analyst Ariel Helwani. The UFC values me and honestly, man, they've already reached out with some ideas about me fighting, and I was like, 'well, I need time, ' but there are options at heavyweight and options at 205. (more...)
Pakistani club cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer Pakistani club cricketer Zubair Ahmed dies after being struck by bouncer
- August 16, 2017

In one of his four matches for the Quetta Bears , Ahmed had scored an unbeaten 111 in a Twenty20 match back in 2014. Earlier, the news was surfaced online but later it was confirmed by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) via a tweet on Wednesday. (more...)
Real to appeal Ronaldo card: Zidane Real to appeal Ronaldo card: Zidane
- August 16, 2017

On the pitch, they also have star man Cristiano Ronaldo , a substitute against United, ready to play from the first whistle. And truly, that midfield of Casemiro, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, and Isco is among the best (if not the best) in the world. (more...)
Clough laughs off talk of Usain Bolt trial Clough laughs off talk of Usain Bolt trial
- August 16, 2017

Speaking past year, he said: "For me, if I could get to play for Manchester United, that would be like a dream come true. He's desperate to do it as long as he can get over the injury", A source said. Burton chairman Ben Robinson has confirmed that the club would offer a trial to the world's fastest man should he be interested. He's quick, if nothing else! I'm sure the manager would give him a trial. (more...)
Trent Alexander-Arnold: First Liverpool goal 'a dream' for teenage defender
- August 16, 2017

Out for the second half and the home side were looking to get back into the game - Gnabry in particular was a threat for the German side playing their first ever European game. Alexander-Arnold, who broke into the Liverpool squad last season, took the free-kick despite there being considerably more experienced set-piece takers on the field for Liverpool . (more...)
PSG loans Spanish forward Jese to Stoke for rest of season PSG loans Spanish forward Jese to Stoke for rest of season
- August 16, 2017

File image of Jese Rodriguez . Oh, and it points out that he's won La Liga, Copa del Rey and the Champions League. twice, along with the Fifa Club World Cup. Marseille could step up efforts to sign Vincent Janssen from Tottenham Hotspur, amid talk Stoke City are plotting a bid for the Dutchman. "Jese is under contract with Paris Saint-Germain until 2021", said the Ligue 1 giants. (more...)
Nemanja Matic Reveals Jose Mourinho's Pregame Pep Talk
- August 16, 2017

With Lukaku on board and offseason recruit Nemanja Matic also excelling in central midfield, United looks to have a side that can seriously challenge for its first league title since 2013, Alex Ferguson's final year at the club. Romelu Lukaku hit a League debut double while Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba also scored in what became Jose Mourinho's biggest win as United manager. (more...)
Baron Corbin Cashes In Money In The Bank Briefcase On SmackDown
- August 16, 2017

Baron Corbin's Money in the Bank contract guaranteed him a WWE Championship match at any time . Cena had the match won but Baron Corbin interfered and the match was called off. After the match, Natalya continued to attack Lynch until Naomi ran her off. The other big story on SmackDown Live surrounds the United States Championship . (more...)
Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets
- August 16, 2017

Madrid took the lead four minutes after the break when Marcelo was allowed to overlap on the left and his cross was sliced into his own net by Pique when Ter Stegen would probably have claimed the ball with few problems. "To replace Neymar who is a unique player with very special talent and a one-on-one ability that no one else has in this sport will be hard. We don't look for excuses". (more...)
Pogba determined to win Premier League with Manchester United Pogba determined to win Premier League with Manchester United
- August 16, 2017

When you know the team more, you know how to play alongside them. The pair have been friends for years and it's clear the Frenchman played a role in the Belgian target man signing for Man United over Chelsea this summer. United and Pogba won three trophies - the Community Shield, League Cup and Europa League - last season, but it struggled to a sixth-placed finish. Pogba, who left United for Juve in 2012, said: "I came here to win the Premier League and to challenge myself as well". (more...)