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Zlatan Ibrahimovic video shows super Swede's remarkable recovery
- August 21, 2017

The report claims that Ibrahimovic will be ruled out of action until the new year but United manager Jose Mourinho is eager to have him enlisted for the knockout rounds of the Champions League . Ibrahimovic agreed to terms with United in June of 2016, leaving French side Paris Saint-Germain. Ibrahimović is going to be 36 in October, and some people are afraid that he may lose a step or two because of his age and recent injury, but Swedish footballer has always been known to perform at ... (more...)
Pacers file charges vs Lakers for tampering with Paul George Pacers file charges vs Lakers for tampering with Paul George
- August 21, 2017

The Pacers' charges represent a growing concern among many National Basketball Association teams that some potential suitors are reaching out to players and agents with one or two years left on current deals, trying to manipulate opt-outs and trades , league sources said. (more...)
Springboks open Rugby Championship campaign with solid win Springboks open Rugby Championship campaign with solid win
- August 21, 2017

The victory also meant that the Boks maintained their proud unbeaten record at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium which stretches back to 2011. One of those nightmare defeats came against Argentina , who shocked the Boks 26-24 in Salta a year ago. (more...)
Mourinho wants to see how Manchester United handle adversity Mourinho wants to see how Manchester United handle adversity
- August 21, 2017

Later in the game, Mourinho made the same changes he did during the West Ham game where United came out of it with 4 goals - same as today. "Of course we need to do some things in the transfer window". Unfortunately for Manchester United supporters the recent past has been littered with false dawns, and so, when it appears a game may not be going their way, supporters get uneasy and anxious. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: Swansea will be okay Man Utd boss Mourinho: Swansea will be okay
- August 21, 2017

It was not that Manchester United dominated all through. Video replays suggested the France global was level with the last man when he ran onto a flick-on by substitute Olivier Giroud and smashed in a rising left-foot shot. Burnley , who enjoyed a shock win at champions Chelsea in their opening game, had chances in the first half with Icelandic winger Johann Berg Gudmudsson twice going close. (more...)
Piers Morgan reacts to Arsenal's 1-0 loss to Stoke
- August 20, 2017

The La Liga side decided he did not offer enough to warrant a longer deal - amid reports he was distracted by his rap band - which has allowed Stoke to bring him to the Premier League . "It was a hard job". Look at the statistics and that is it. Penalties - we had past year the highest number of penalties against us at home by a mile and the lowest number for us. (more...)
Super Troopers 2 finally gets release date, plot details and cast revealed Super Troopers 2 finally gets release date, plot details and cast revealed
- August 20, 2017

With its current release date, the sequel will open against Warner Bros.' " Rampage " which stars Dwayne " The Rock " Johsnon, Focus Features' " Tully " starring Charlize Theron , and Lionsgate's remake of " Overboard " starring Anna Faris and Eva Longoria . (more...)
Bangladesh drop Mominul, Mahmudullah for 1st Test against Aussies Bangladesh drop Mominul, Mahmudullah for 1st Test against Aussies
- August 20, 2017

All-rounder Nasir played the last of his 17 Tests to date two years ago, while fast bowler Shafiul has not featured in the longest format since October 2016. Subashis Roy and Rubel Hossain, who were in the Test side during the Sri Lanka series, have also been omitted. Mominul, who averages more than 46 with the bat after 22 Tests including four centuries and 11 fifties, replaces Mossadek Hossain who will not recover from an eye infection in time for the Test which starts in Mirpur on 27 ... (more...)
Nick Saban does not have time to care about your solar eclipse Nick Saban does not have time to care about your solar eclipse
- August 20, 2017

I'm talking about ill enough to be in bed. "We don't think this is a serious illness or anything like that, but we didn't think it would be good for him to not be in a position where he could be resting". "So what's going to be significant?" You have to love the question that led to Saban's answer and you also have to love how the coach has time to watch the Weather Channel every day but not to step outside for a couple of minutes and watch the eclipse in real life. (more...)
Mo Farah excited for new beginning Mo Farah excited for new beginning
- August 20, 2017

He will retire from the track at the Diamond League final in Zurich on Thursday to focus on marathon racing. "It means everything to me to be four times Olympic champion". "But now going to the road it's going to be a complete new game, a new mind, and I'm excited". Elsewhere, Kyle Langford finished sixth in the 800m behind victor Nijel Amos, world silver medallist Adam Kszczot and British rival Elliot Giles, while world high jump champion Mutaz Essa Barshim set a new meeting record and ... (more...)
Serena Williams' fiancé reveals her unusual pregnancy cravings Serena Williams' fiancé reveals her unusual pregnancy cravings
- August 20, 2017

Artichoke. There you go. Serena Williams has slammed Russian tennis beauty Maria Sharapova and said that society forces her to be doubly nice to earn public respect as she is black. Meanwhile, Williams described her pregnancy as something that makes her feel like a " real woman ". "It's pretty backwards", Williams told E! She said: "The biggest thing is that I don't really think I'm a baby person". (more...)
Barcelona to Wear Special Shirt in Honour of Recent Terror Attack Victims Barcelona to Wear Special Shirt in Honour of Recent Terror Attack Victims
- August 20, 2017

Spain's La Liga returns on Friday under the shadow of terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 killed and more than a hundred injured. "The rule is to apply the maximum possible measures, and in extraordinary situations like this, apply them much more strictly". The starting players will have the city's name " Barcelona " in place of their names on the backs of the jerseys, and the front of the shirts will be embroidered with the hashtag TotsSomBarcelona (We are all ... (more...)
Orioles look to gain more ground on Angels Orioles look to gain more ground on Angels
- August 20, 2017

There would be plenty more long balls on a steamy night at Camden Yards, five by each team. Los Angeles is 62-60 this season and 29-34 on the road, while Baltimore is 60-62 and 36-23 at home. After two brief outings in the bullpen, right-hander Chris Tillman (1-7, 7.83) returns to the rotation August 20. The last time he pitched against the Orioles was last week, taking the loss in a 6-2 Baltimore win. (more...)
Dodgers' Yu Darvish heading to 10-day DL with back issue Dodgers' Yu Darvish heading to 10-day DL with back issue
- August 20, 2017

Darvish's back locked up on him Wednesday and the Dodgers chose to be cautious with him. In Boston, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who has been on the disabled list with inflammation in his throwing shoulder, will start next Tuesday's away game against the Detroit Tigers. (more...)
Tottenham vs. Chelsea: Highlights and recap Tottenham vs. Chelsea: Highlights and recap
- August 20, 2017

However, their meeting will also mark Spurs's first "home" Premier League game at Wembley, where they will play during White Hart Lane's renovation. These two sides last met at Wembley. However, that does open the door for some new blood in the Chelsea squad. The start of the 2017-18 house party was not great last weekend. (more...)
Marcos Alonso double fires Chelsea to Wembley victory over Tottenham
- August 20, 2017

Their poor record at the national stadium has led to talk of a Wembley jinx, but ahead of Sunday's encounter with Premier League champions Chelsea , Pochettino gave it short shrift. "OK, it was hard to move from White Hart Lane to Wembley (last season) and it was a flawless excuse for everyone". Georges-Kevin Nkoudou remains on the sidelines with a foot injury, meanwhile, with Erik Lamela also sidelined with a long-term hip injury. (more...)
Marcos Alonso double fires Chelsea to Wembley victory over Tottenham
- August 20, 2017

Their poor record at the national stadium has led to talk of a Wembley jinx, but ahead of Sunday's encounter with Premier League champions Chelsea , Pochettino gave it short shrift. "OK, it was hard to move from White Hart Lane to Wembley (last season) and it was a flawless excuse for everyone". Georges-Kevin Nkoudou remains on the sidelines with a foot injury, meanwhile, with Erik Lamela also sidelined with a long-term hip injury. (more...)
Samir Nasri 'heads to Turkey to finalise Antalyaspor switch' Samir Nasri 'heads to Turkey to finalise Antalyaspor switch'
- August 20, 2017

The Frenchman enjoyed a great start to his City career, clinching two Premier League titles in his first three seasons at the club. The Turkish club has yet to comment but reports said that the signing ceremony is expected Monday after a health check. (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane: I want a big year for Bale Real Madrid coach Zidane: I want a big year for Bale
- August 20, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss the trip to Riazor on Sunday due to suspension as Real Madrid open their La Liga campaign against Deportivo La Coruna . Zidane, however, expects Bale to stay and play a key role for the champions. "He's fine. He's training consistently and that's crucial for him", said the coach. (more...)
Conor McGregor discusses Floyd Mayweather rematch Conor McGregor discusses Floyd Mayweather rematch
- August 20, 2017

He added that "nothing is ever obvious when it comes to gimmicks and hype" but "Mayweather should win it". Lewis, who won Olympic super-heavyweight gold for Canada in 1988 but returned to the country of his birth England when he turned professional, cast doubt on whether Mayweather should be accorded the record for fights without defeat if he defeats McGregor. (more...)
National Basketball Association didn't create rumor of Giannis Antetokounmpo's injury National Basketball Association didn't create rumor of Giannis Antetokounmpo's injury
- August 20, 2017

Antetokounmpo , who is now touring China, has not been practicing with the Greek national team but had been expected to join the team before the tournament. "I must deal with the problem". According to Takis Tsagronis , the federation general secretary, a scan showed no problems with Antetokounmpo's knee as it came up clean. (more...)
Mourinho says not getting carried away with good start Mourinho says not getting carried away with good start
- August 20, 2017

The match can also be followed online which is live streamed at HotStar. There is still a long way to go, but nobody can doubt that Mourinho's men are in ideal harmony during the early stages of the season. Martial was among the goal scorers on Saturday as United won their second Premier League game. Eric Bailly scored in the first half then Romelu Lukaku , Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial all netted in a devastating four-minute passage from the 80th. (more...)
Royals gets blanked by Cleveland Royals gets blanked by Cleveland
- August 20, 2017

This time though, unlike a year ago when the Indians had to navigate the postseason without starters Carlos Carrasco (broken hand) and Danny Salazar (forearm injury), Francona got good news from team doctors; At worst, Kluber might have to miss one start, but nothing more. (more...)
Man United thrash Swansea City 4-0 Man United thrash Swansea City 4-0
- August 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho chose a motoring analogy to warn of the problems lying ahead after seeing Manchester United continue their flying start to the Premier League title race. Once Hernandez pounced on a second rebound in the 74th minute and put it away, the Hammers had clawed all the way back to even the score. Charlie Austin kept his cool under pressure, sent Joe Hart the wrong way, and handed the Saints a 3-2 win in dramatic style. (more...)
Crawford knocks out Indongo in third round Crawford knocks out Indongo in third round
- August 20, 2017

He now holds the WBO and WBC super lightweight world titles. Indongo (22-0, 11 KO) is somewhat lesser known, but he's a risky opponent for Crawford. The end officially came at 1:38 of the third, allowing Crawford to not only retain his WBC, WBO and Ring Magazine junior welterweight titles, but also added Indongo's IBF and WBA versions to his collection to send the sold-out Pinnacle Bank Arena into a frenzy. (more...)
Taysom Hill scores second NFL TD Saturday in Packers preseason game Taysom Hill scores second NFL TD Saturday in Packers preseason game
- August 20, 2017

They would reach the NFC title game , falling to the Atlanta Falcons. Hoping for some semblance of momentum, Jay Gruden sent the group out for two more attempts, this time while working against the Packers' backups. "As long as we execute and get the job done we won't be stopped". The Packers are the prohibitive favorite to win the division once again. Defensively, top draft choice Kevin King and Josh Hawkins could open the game at cornerback. (more...)
Barcelona to honour victims in league opener Barcelona to honour victims in league opener
- August 20, 2017

The website of the LFP said the clubs in the La Liga and the Liga 123 (Spanish Second Division) will "hold a homage to the victims and their families after the tragedy which happened in the city of Barcelona", reports Xinhua news agency. Goalkeeper Marc ter Stegen tweeted: "I'm deeply touched by what happened yesterday in my handsome city". Many clubs across Spain had already tweeted their support for Barcelona on Thursday evening. (more...)
Sam Kerr makes history with four goals in epic win Sam Kerr makes history with four goals in epic win
- August 20, 2017

It would be her second of the season - another league record. Trailing 3-0 at half-time, Sky Blue looked set for defeat before Kerr hit her straps. Westfield Matildas star Sam Kerr has created more history in the National Women's Soccer League, becoming the first player to score four goals in a match in Sky Blue FC's incredible comeback win on Sunday (AEST). (more...)
Anderson strikes as West Indies slump to 145-8 in 1st Test Anderson strikes as West Indies slump to 145-8 in 1st Test
- August 20, 2017

Shai Hope and Jermaine Blackwood tried to revive the innings, but they only managed to put together a 42-run partnership before Hope was clean bowled by Toby Roland-Jones for 15. England had established a commanding position thanks to Alastair Cook's 243 and the opener's stand of 248 with captain Joe Root (136) as the some side piled up 514-8 declared. (more...)
Patriots' Rob Gronkowski makes surprise preseason start vs. Texans Patriots' Rob Gronkowski makes surprise preseason start vs. Texans
- August 20, 2017

In some nice symmetry, quarterback Tom Brady is expected to suit up tonight, playing his first game of the 2017 National Football League preseason in the place where he ended the previous campaign on a euphoric note. As fans will remind each other, "it's only preseason". Malcolm Mitchell was repeatedly spotted grabbing his right knee after plays. He was on the field for 15 of the team's first 17 plays but finished with no catches and no targeted passes. (more...)