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West Brom target Liverpool defender as potential replacement for Jonny Evans West Brom target Liverpool defender as potential replacement for Jonny Evans
- August 19, 2017

West Bromwich Albion have rejected an offer for centre-back Jonny Evans from Manchester City , manager Tony Pulis confirmed on Friday. While West Brom are seemingly preparing for the departure of Jonny Evans in the summer window, they will have to prepare for another. (more...)
Seahawks LT George Fant suffers torn ACL in right knee Seahawks LT George Fant suffers torn ACL in right knee
- August 19, 2017

Due mainly to Reiff's back injury suffered at the start of camp, the Vikings offensive line has yet to take an entire practice, let alone a preseason game , together. After catching four passes for 119 yards in Los Angeles, Williams caught a 27-yard pass over Vikings' Pro Bowl cornerback Xavier Rhodes and followed it up with a jump ball touchdown against Marcus Sherels at the goal line. (more...)
Conte says Bakayoko could feature against Spurs
- August 19, 2017

Bakayoko is believed to have played in a behind-closed doors friendly in midweek and Conte says that with his midfield options decimated, he may be forced to rush the French global in to action on Sunday. "We have to find the right solution, I have to face a hard situation". "He created a great foundation for his club and we must do the same", Conte said. (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place Rafael Nadal beats Albert Ramos in Cincinnati Open for quarter-final place
- August 19, 2017

Kyrgios will face David Ferrer in the semi after Ferrer beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-3 in a quarterfinal match. Australia's Nick Kyrgios has defeated incoming world No.1 Rafael Nadal 6-2 7-5 to surge into the last four of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Cincinnati . (more...)
Spurs boss calls for players to light up Wembley Spurs boss calls for players to light up Wembley
- August 19, 2017

Will Spurs sense blood after Chelsea's poor start to the campaign? But this game also serves as the ideal chance for Tottenham to lay down a benchmark. What he said did not upset me, it is only that he wanted to be sure that I had got the right message, not the wrong message. They have the advantage in terms of personnel with Chelsea having Cesc Fabregas and Gary Cahill suspended. (more...)
Tottenham vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips Tottenham vs Chelsea predictions and betting tips
- August 19, 2017

Sergio Aguero made the breakthrough after 70 minutes and Lewis Dunk's own goal doubled City's advantage five minutes later, yet Guardiola said: "We have to learn to attack better". It's good to start developing that sharpness after pre-season'. Conte's calls for patience couldn't hide the sense that he knows he will be harshly judged in the Stamford Bridge corridors of power if results go against him. (more...)
Ravens sign Jeremy Zuttah Ravens sign Jeremy Zuttah
- August 19, 2017

Terms were not disclosed but it reportedly is a two-year deal. The Ravens had planned to release Zuttah but when word of their intentions leaked out, San Francisco agreed to send a 2017 sixth-round pick (No. The Ravens have seen a spate of injuries define their offseason, and they will turn to one of their recently productive players to help out. But Zuttah was listed as the team's starter in all three of his seasons with Baltimore. (more...)
Barcelona agree £90m fee with Borussia Dortmund for Ousmane Dembele? Barcelona agree £90m fee with Borussia Dortmund for Ousmane Dembele?
- August 19, 2017

However, Segura expressed confidence deals for both players could be done before the transfer window closes. We need attacking players to compensate for Neymar . According to reports in British media, Coutinho has submitted a transfer request after Liverpool rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros from the La Liga club. (more...)
Coutinho deal twist, Reds could pip Arsenal to signing and more Coutinho deal twist, Reds could pip Arsenal to signing and more
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool have consistently insisted they will not sell Coutinho this summer, no matter what Barcelona offer, though Dortmund are willing to deal for a high price, which the Catalans have not yet hit. "Dembele and Coutinho are two important players that we like a lot and have done for a long time". Barcelona are still battling with the pains of their defeat against Real Madrid in the absence of Neymar , and they have announced the signing of Paulinho on August 14, 2017. (more...)
Kevin Durant Says He Doesn't Respect Donald Trump, Won't Visit White House Kevin Durant Says He Doesn't Respect Donald Trump, Won't Visit White House
- August 19, 2017

The invitation from the White House has not been extended to the Warriors - and there's no indication when - or if - it will be. Kevin Durant is the latest public figure speaking out against Donald Trump . allegedly rammed his auto through a group protesting the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other groups. Durant believes his teammates will support him in his boycott. (more...)
Max Scherzer scratched from start with neck issue Max Scherzer scratched from start with neck issue
- August 19, 2017

While Baker said he was hopeful Scherzer would make his next start, there's no firm timetable for his return. Scherzer left his start on August 1 after one inning of work. But he won his two starts after that, going seven innings in each outing. "It's his neck, but it's the other side", said Nationals manager Dusty Baker. (more...)
Drew Pomeranz leaves game back spasms Drew Pomeranz leaves game back spasms
- August 19, 2017

Kahnle, who proved to be the costliest for the Yankees to acquire in their seven-player deal with the Chicago White Sox, could not stem the Red Sox rally. Robby Scott then came in and walked Gardner and drilled Hicks on the left foot - he had been hit on the right foot his previous at-bat - to force in a run. (more...)
Dortmund firm on Dembele Dortmund firm on Dembele
- August 19, 2017

The France worldwide has been heavily linked with a move to Barcelona over the course of the transfer window and he was suspended by BVB last week after missing training without permission. At his age, I wasn't able to decide everything by myself. Dembele believes he has a gentleman's agreement with Dortmund to join a club such as Barcelona but that has also been denied by Dortmund. (more...)
McIlroy commits to play The Northern Trust McIlroy commits to play The Northern Trust
- August 19, 2017

McIlroy won two playoff events past year, including the Tour Championship , to capture the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. McIlroy is the all-time FedExCup Playoffs leader in terms of wins having claimed the Dell Technologies Championship in 2012 and 2016 along with the 2012 BMW Championship and of course last year's TOUR Championship where he claimed the FedExCup. (more...)
Cardinals option Mike Mayers to Triple-A Cardinals option Mike Mayers to Triple-A
- August 19, 2017

Louis. Pham's 16th homer - a one-out shot to right after Carpenter struck out in the first inning - gave him homers in consecutive at-bats and St. He allowed three hits and had two strikeouts. The 35-year-old has been dealing with arm soreness in his last two starts. Of his 10 relief appearances, eight have been four outs or more and he worked 3.0 innings twice. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo loses appeal against five-match ban after pushing referee Cristiano Ronaldo loses appeal against five-match ban after pushing referee
- August 19, 2017

Zinedine Zidane's Madrid opens the league on Sunday at Deportivo La Coruna. Two minutes later Ronaldo would receive a second yellow card, resulting in his expulsion from the match, as referee Ricardo De Burgos Bengoetxea made the judgment that the Portuguese global took a dive in an attempt to win a penalty. (more...)
Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week
- August 19, 2017

Last season's runners up were beaten 3-1 on their own ground with club president Josep Bartomeu faced with calls to resign on social media after the match. While Barcelona see Coutinho as a long-term replacement for captain Andres Iniesta, Dembele would be tasked with filling the void left by Neymar. The France global has been identified as a top target by Barcelona to replace Neymar, but Dortmund are reluctant to part with a prized asset and have stated that it will take upwards of €100 ... (more...)
Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool had previously knocked back two approaches from Barcelona for the player, including a second £90 million offer. Coutinho now remains unavailable for selection after picking up a back injury in Liverpool's pre-season campaign and is set to be sidelined for tomorrow's home fixture against Crystal Palace . (more...)
Spanish sports world stands with victims after Barcelona attack
- August 19, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo is still a superstar even though he's on the wrong side of 30. Thirteen people were killed and more than 100 injured when a driver in a white van mowed down pedestrians on La Rambla, a Barcelona boulevard popular with tourists and locals. (more...)
Bayern skipper Neuer to miss season opener Bayern skipper Neuer to miss season opener
- August 19, 2017

It wasn't until the second half, delayed by the torrential rain in Munich, that Bayern struck for a third time through Lewandowski from the penalty spot - having looked shaky at the back for much of the first period. Despite being without injured first-team quintet Manuel Neuer , Javi Martinez, James Rodriguez, Thiago and Jerome Boateng, Bayern easily extended their run of home league wins against Leverkusen to five in a row by racing into a 2-0 lead. (more...)
Charlottesville Police 'Spread Thin' Amid Unrest at Far-Right Rally Charlottesville Police 'Spread Thin' Amid Unrest at Far-Right Rally
- August 19, 2017

While Trump has had to deal with the pressures of the federal probe into Russian meddling in last year's election, disarray in his White House, and conflicts with Congress over his stalled agenda, there are have been few external crises that have tested his presidential mettle. (more...)
Barcelona acknowledge interest in Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele Barcelona acknowledge interest in Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele
- August 19, 2017

Having been clearly told by Southampton and Red Bull Leipzig that their top targets Virgil van Dijk and Naby Keita are not for sale, it will be a bad look for Liverpool to cave in and sell their own star player. However, Segura expressed confidence deals for both players could be done before the transfer window closes. "We can not forget that he is only 20 years old and nobody knows who is behind his actions". (more...)
Buffalo Bills not considering quarterback change after second preseason loss Buffalo Bills not considering quarterback change after second preseason loss
- August 19, 2017

He's scored 73 touchdowns. McCoy's aware of that. Sure. But certainly a risk worth taking. The first half underscored two issues for the Eagles that could develop into much more if corrections are not made by the end of the preseason: Their inability to control the ball on the ground and the decline in accuracy of Sturgis, who also missed a field goal in their preseason opener a week earlier at Green Bay. (more...)
Kevin Durant: Kyrie Irving-LeBron James situation 'just a regular National Basketball Association problem' Kevin Durant: Kyrie Irving-LeBron James situation 'just a regular National Basketball Association problem'
- August 19, 2017

The Golden State Warriors superstar was on Twitter Wednesday talking about James' possible departure. But I'm not sure Cleveland will figure this out with the ease Durant suggests. I feel what you're saying . James , 32, is due $33.2 million next season. James has a no-trade clause and he can opt out of his contract with the Cavs by the 2018-19 National Basketball Association season. (more...)
49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive' 49ers GM John Lynch Calls Anthem Protests 'Divisive'
- August 19, 2017

In the statement, Jackson said he "respect and support their right for peaceful protest; a right afforded to every American", and the are issues in the nation that will compel some players to "react in many different ways". "For a player, if they see that differently and they want to do something about that, I completely understand their intentions and why", he said. "I went home for a day last week to see my family, and we watched that Charlottesville". (more...)
Tottenham to have 20000 seats empty at Wembley against Chelsea Tottenham to have 20000 seats empty at Wembley against Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

Spurs will be desperate for revenge at their temporary home. For me, it is not my job to judge what they want to say or how they give their opinion. "Always. Steve Bruce wants the midfielder at Villa Park, although the Villa manager may not be long for the job after a poor start to the season. If Chelsea hope to stop them, they need to focus their attentions on Christian Eriksen. (more...)
Junior dos Santos pulled from UFC 215 card over potential doping violation Junior dos Santos pulled from UFC 215 card over potential doping violation
- August 19, 2017

An Aug. 10 sample caused dos Santos to be flagged. "What we know as of now is that Junior dos Santos has never taken PEDs, has never knowingly used any banned substances, and has always supported USADA's policies and efforts to keep the sport clean". (more...)
Scott: 'Job-Friendly' Florida Added 1.4 Million Jobs Since 2010 Scott: 'Job-Friendly' Florida Added 1.4 Million Jobs Since 2010
- August 19, 2017

But Scott's 700,000 jobs in seven years campaign promise is looking doubtful. Florida's job growth has paralleled the Obama years-and now the Trump months-of some 84 consecutive months of growth. "I am proud that in the a year ago, so many Floridians have achieved financial stability through new job opportunities", said Cissy Proctor , the executive director of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. (more...)
West Indies toil in historic day/night Test
- August 19, 2017

But before falling lbw on DRS to Roston Chase (4-113) - pushing to leg and missing - he had spent nearly nine-and-a-half hours at the crease this time and hit 33 fours from 407 balls. But the session, and the match so far for that matter, had belonged to Cook, whose departure deep into the tenth hour of his innings triggered an immediate declaration at the end of West Indies' most effective mini-session to date. (more...)
Manchester United, Chelsea odds move in Premier League futures
- August 19, 2017

It seems Manchester United may have given up hope of signing Danny Rose from Tottenham Hotspur this summer as they prepare to trigger and extension in Luke Shaw's contract, reports the Times . Manchester United will look to maintain their flawless Premier League start on Saturday - and Betfair and Paddy Power customers can get 20/1 enhanced odds (Max bet £1) on Manchester United to beat Swansea . (more...)

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