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Johnny Manziel interested in being college coach if National Football League door shut Johnny Manziel interested in being college coach if National Football League door shut
- August 09, 2017

Manziel went on to clarify that if he was to get into the coaching game, it would likely be at the collegiate level. Don't laugh, Johnny Football has some interest in being Johnny Football Coach. Although Manziel wants to coach on a college campus, in the same interview he said he hates nothing more than the NCAA. "It's definitely something I've looked into", he said. (more...)
Theo Walcott: Arsenal are ready to end opening day Premier League hoodoo
- August 09, 2017

Wenger has already confirmed that he will favour the Premier League over the Europa League campaign by rotating players in Europe, despite the offer of a Champions League place for the winners as Manchester United benefitted from last season. (more...)
Kristin Cavallari Reacts to Husband Jay Cutler Coming Out of Retirement Kristin Cavallari Reacts to Husband Jay Cutler Coming Out of Retirement
- August 09, 2017

Talking about the TV deal, Cutler added: "It was hard". On Monday, coach Adam Gase didn't officially name Cutler his starting quarterback, but what he said certainly makes it sound like the Dolphins' starting quarterback job belongs to Cutler. (more...)
White Sox 2B Moncada expects to miss 2-3 days White Sox 2B Moncada expects to miss 2-3 days
- August 09, 2017

Mills was 12-2 with a 3.01 ERA, 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings and 1.9 walks in 18 starts with the Nationals' Class A affiliate. The Phillies' getting anything at all in return for Hellickson and Benoit was basically a win. He will be evaluated further on Tuesday morning. He described Moncada as day-to-day and is holding out hope he could perhaps play Wednesday. Hellickson and Benoit have underwhelmed this season, and Kendrick missed 61 of the first 100 games with injuries. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp happy with Liverpool defensive options amid Virgil van Dijk stalemate Jurgen Klopp happy with Liverpool defensive options amid Virgil van Dijk stalemate
- August 09, 2017

The German said: "Look out there and tell me five that would make us stronger". Then you win a prize! "It's hard how it is. I just think that over the course of the season they will need more, and that's why they're not making my top four". (more...)
Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars Branden Albert wants to return to Jaguars
- August 09, 2017

According to the Jags official ESPN beat writer, Mike DiRocco, it's unlikely that the Jags will take the veteran back. Albert skipped all of the Jaguars' offseason conditioning program and organized team activities because he wanted a new contract, but Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said in April the team was not re-working Albert's deal. (more...)
J. Cole Speaks Out in Support of Colin Kaepernick at Baltimore Concert J. Cole Speaks Out in Support of Colin Kaepernick at Baltimore Concert
- August 09, 2017

Although perfectly qualified to take a spot on several NFL rosters (including with the Ravens ), Kaepernick has seemingly been blackballed by the NFL for taking a knee during the national anthem last season. "So while people are talking about what's this and why Ray said this.Ray ain't said nothing". I definitely think that the league, the owners are trying to send a message of staying between the lines. (more...)
Chelsea prioritise Danny Drinkwater transfer: Director Marina Granovskaia working on deals Chelsea prioritise Danny Drinkwater transfer: Director Marina Granovskaia working on deals
- August 09, 2017

Conte has already signed four new recruits so far with goalkeeper Willy Caballero, centre-back Antonio Rudiger, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and striker Alvaro Morata all arriving in recent weeks. Antonio Conte is keen on Drinkwater for a number of reasons. Their odds of Drinkwater staying at Leicester for next season are 6/4. 'I have always replied to this question, ' he said. (more...)
Ilkay Gundogan could make Manchester City return in Girona friendly
- August 09, 2017

Gundogan made the move to Man City from Borussia Dortmund for £20 million (BBC) last summer. He has to be strong but, of course, his quality is ideal for the way we want to play. The Citizens then take one Girona on August 15 before hosting Everton at home on the 21st. But the former Ivory Coast global who won who won the Champions League and two La Liga titles in three years playing under Guardiola at the Nou Camp reckons that the players are finally buying into the manager's ideology ... (more...)
William Byron to replace Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports in 2018 William Byron to replace Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports in 2018
- August 09, 2017

The team announced Monday they would end their relationship after six years. There had been speculation that perhaps Matt Kenseth , Kurt Busch or even Carl Edwards would join NASCAR's top team in a short-term role to give Byron enough time to get ready, but it appears Rick Hendrick is already convinced. (more...)
Dolphins' Landry investigated for possible battery Dolphins' Landry investigated for possible battery
- August 08, 2017

Landry's girlfriend, Estrella Cerqueira, released a statement Monday describing the incident and clarifying the father of her child would never hurt his family. He is tied with fellow LSU alum Odell Beckham Jr. for most catches in a player's first three seasons (288). Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. (more...)
Two month ban for Sara Errani Two month ban for Sara Errani
- August 08, 2017

Following a hearing last month a suspension was imposed from 3 August and she will be eligible to compete again on 3 October. It was deemed a suspension was still necessary as Errani could have done more to prevent this happening, but the maximum punishment of a two-year ban for an accidental violation of this type was considered excessive. (more...)
Kerala High Court orders BCCI to lift Sreesanth ban Kerala High Court orders BCCI to lift Sreesanth ban
- August 08, 2017

Implicated in the 2013 Indian Premier League spot fixing case, the cricketer was acquitted by a special court in Delhi previous year. The Kerala Cricket Association said it would take a positive decision on Sreesanth's bid to play in state cricket tournaments. (more...)
England bowling coach Ottis Gibson favourite for South Africa head coach job England bowling coach Ottis Gibson favourite for South Africa head coach job
- August 08, 2017

Gibson had led his native West Indies in 2012 T20 World Cup. "We will not listen to any approaches until after the current series has concluded", the European Central Bank said in a statement. While there is yet to be any public announcement on Gibson's future, Paul Farbrace, England's assistant coach, appeared to inadvertently confirm the appointment after the opening day's play of the final Test against South Africa at Old Trafford. (more...)
Leeds sign Man United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson Leeds sign Man United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson
- August 08, 2017

Manchester United defender Cameron Borthwick-Jackson rejected interest from Ajax before agreeing a loan move to Leeds United , sources have told ESPN FC. He was left out of United's summer tour of the United States by manager Jose Mourinho , instead travelling to Austria with the academy. Many reports claim that the Whites have been monitoring the youngster's situation for the past month, and are ready to pull the trigger to bring him to Elland Road. (more...)
New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
- August 08, 2017

Given the opposite directions the Mets and Dodgers have gone this season, it comes as no surprise that L.A. has taken two of the first three games against NY in its weekend series and will look to complete the sweep Sunday night. "We text every night and give each other secrets on how to do damage against the Mets ", Turner deadpanned, before saying he was joking. Austin Barnes is the starting catcher for the Dodgers on Sunday night. (more...)
Manchester United make £36m move for Barcelona's Sergi Roberto Manchester United make £36m move for Barcelona's Sergi Roberto
- August 08, 2017

Barca are also expected to bring in former Tottenham flop Paulinho, which will further dampen Sergi Roberto's hopes of getting increased game time in his natural midfield role. The Express reported last week that Chelsea are interested while Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is understood to have been in regular contact with the full-back to discuss a potential move to Old Trafford. (more...)
Former Phillies All-Star Daulton dies aged 55 Former Phillies All-Star Daulton dies aged 55
- August 08, 2017

Darren was a super human being. "He told me when Dutch stepped in that locker room everyone on that team looked at him and said, 'There's our leader'". Besides his wife, survivors include four children; his parents; and a brother. "(He) was truly "one of a kind" and we will dearly miss him". In 2011 Daulton established the Darren Daulton foundation . (more...)
Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close' Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'
- August 08, 2017

Young forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin's fine finish secured Everton's passage into the Europa League play-off round, in which they will face Croatian outfit Hajduk Split, but Koeman knows that he can not fully rely on the England Under-20 starlet and must fill the void left by Romelu Lukaku , who joined Manchester United in a deal worth £90m last month. (more...)
Dolphins considered Tim Tebow before signing Jay Cutler Dolphins considered Tim Tebow before signing Jay Cutler
- August 08, 2017

Cutler's broadcast career was put on hold, and he remained retired for just a few months. "I would just rather move to Nashville, get them situated [and] get them in their school". The New York Jets looked into signing Cutler but didn't reach a deal. But Cutler can surprise some people and with Gase he should be able to keep the Dolphins competitive in the AFC East. (more...)
V&A Museum apologises after telling breastfeeding mother to 'cover up' V&A Museum apologises after telling breastfeeding mother to 'cover up'
- August 08, 2017

NPR reports on a breastfeeding mother who was asked by a staffer at London's Victoria and Albert Museum to cover up while trying to feed her 1-year-old in a museum courtyard over the weekend. "Martin will be remembered as a man of prodigious energy; a director with a global reputation both within the museum world and beyond; a committed Europhile and cultural ambassador with a philosophical turn of mind, as well as a devoted husband and father". (more...)
WGC Bridgestone Invitational results: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in win WGC Bridgestone Invitational results: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in win
- August 08, 2017

He hit 16 greens in regulation, led the field for the week in strokes gained tee-to-green and around-the-green and cruised to a 5-shot victory for his second World Golf Championship title this season. Finally, she can call herself a major champion . Johnson, seeking his first win since the 2015 British Open, was encouraged by his game but said of Matsuyama: "Clearly, we all ran into a buzz saw today". (more...)
Contador to retire after Vuelta Contador to retire after Vuelta
- August 08, 2017

I'm doing this video to inform you about two things. "I'm saying this happy, I'm not saying it with sadness". It's a decision that I have thought very well and I don't think there is a better farewell than in the home race and in my country. (more...)
PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth among odds favorites PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth among odds favorites
- August 08, 2017

Spaniard Garcia won his first major title at the Masters in April to end years of frustration while Koepka's first major title came at the US Open at Erin Hills in June. "I'm hitting the driver really well", McIlroy said, via golfchannel.com. I'm excited to go back to Quail Hollow. "I was three behind going into Sunday last time [he won here], and I think I took the lead by the sixth tee box". (more...)
Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68 Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68
- August 08, 2017

We send our sympathies to his family. Baylor played for the Baltimore Orioles , Oakland Athletics , California Angels , New York Yankees , Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins . He hit.303 in his first season with the club. If not for a shoulder injury that derailed him for the entire 2008-09 season and much of 2009-10, Mazzulla might have had a much more storied career at West Virginia. (more...)
Browns QB Osweiler named starter for preseason opener Browns QB Osweiler named starter for preseason opener
- August 08, 2017

Any guesses as to which? The Browns will kick off their preseason Thursday against the New Orleans Saints . Any way you read this, it's a significant step forward for a player who was originally picked up in the first NBA-like salary dump of a trade: Cleveland agreed to take on Osweiler's significant stipend from Houston in order to get another asset in the form of a second-round draft choice. (more...)
WR Anquan Boldin joins Bills for 15th National Football League season WR Anquan Boldin joins Bills for 15th National Football League season
- August 08, 2017

Anquan Boldin , a 15-year vet, signed on the dotted line on Monday, joining the Bills on a one-year, $2.75 million deal. Coming from the Detroit Lions , Boldin scored eight touchdowns and had 67 receptions last season. General manager Brandon Beane spoke to the media following the signing and raved about what Boldin brings to the team, particularly from a leadership standpoint, but explained that it was a long process that came down to a family decision. (more...)
Siemian, Lynch share top quarterback spot in Broncos' first depth chart Siemian, Lynch share top quarterback spot in Broncos' first depth chart
- August 08, 2017

Coach Vance Joseph announced after Monday's indoor practice that Siemian will get first crack against the Bears on Thursday night while Lynch will start Denver's second game, at San Francisco on August 19. Siemian started 13 games in 2016 for Denver, winning seven of those games, throwing for 3,401 yards, 18 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. The Broncos need a starting-caliber quarterback - otherwise they'll continue to waste their defense's enormous talent. (more...)
England rugby players Denny Solomona, Manu Tuilagi sent home for disciplinary reasons England rugby players Denny Solomona, Manu Tuilagi sent home for disciplinary reasons
- August 08, 2017

Multiple publications understand the exits are "alcohol related" though the RFU are refusing to discuss the reasons behind the double dismissal. Leicester centre Tuilagi has 26 global caps but has not played for England this year due to a knee injury, although he was expected to feature in coach Eddie Jones' plans for the forthcoming matches. (more...)
Super Bowl champ Vince Wilfork announces his retirement - is he Hall worthy? Super Bowl champ Vince Wilfork announces his retirement - is he Hall worthy?
- August 08, 2017

With a simple tweet former New England Patriots star Vince Wilfork announced his retirement from the NFL . He spent 11 years with the Patriots, where he won two Super Bowls and was named to five Pro Bowls. When Wilfork left New England prior to the 2015 season to join the Texans, he was brought in to stabilize a talented defensive line anchored by J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. (more...)