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Kimi Raikkonen pens new deal with Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen pens new deal with Ferrari
- August 22, 2017

The 37-year-old, who is now standing fifth in the drivers' championship with 86 points, had earlier prompted criticism from Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne, who described him "a laggard", reports Sport24. Raikkonen's signature comes after he chased home Sebastian Vettel in a dominant Ferrari display in the Hungarian Grand Prix last time out. There's a couple of weeks' stretch where there is no race but for now I think the focus is extremely high on working on the auto. (more...)
Manchester United and Valencia initiate transfer talks, confirmed by Sport Witness Manchester United and Valencia initiate transfer talks, confirmed by Sport Witness
- August 22, 2017

However, the 21 year-old's failure to make the bench for either of United's Premier League games so far may mean that he will be on the move. The United boss wants to keep Pereira at Old Trafford and sources have told ESPN FC that the Brazil youth global would like to stay, though he is conscious that a year spent on the sidelines could hamper his development following a breakthrough season in Spain. (more...)
NZ striker Wood joins EPL side Burnley for club-record fee
- August 22, 2017

They've very high. We have to have that in mind and also the quality we can sign overseas. In fact, he's pretty much a like-for-like, slower, bulkier, cut-down Kiwi knock-off of Vokes, who will likely keep him on the bench. Leeds will be desperate to replace their talisman Wood , who made a decision to seek a fresh challenge with Burnley in the Premier League . "If it is him, he had a fantastic season past year". (more...)
Martial tips Pogba to win Ballon d'Or
- August 22, 2017

Lukaku and Pogba look up for the title fight, while Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Phil Jones also impressed at the Liberty Stadium. This means they are very capable of outscoring any team that tries to attack them but at the very time very miserly in defense. (more...)
Arsenal set to offer winger massive pay rise amid interest from Chelsea Arsenal set to offer winger massive pay rise amid interest from Chelsea
- August 22, 2017

Chamberlain will reportedly be offered a bumper four-year deal by Arsenal to fend off interest from Chelsea. Arsenal plan to sit down with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this week to discuss his future at the club in what are likely to be pivotal talks. (more...)
Todd Bowles to reveal Jets' starting quarterback next Monday Todd Bowles to reveal Jets' starting quarterback next Monday
- August 22, 2017

If anyone knows about the Detroit Lions , the New York Jets and pass protection, it's Damien Woody. It doesn't have to be McCown Week 6 or Week 10, necessarily. The Lions defeated the Jets 16-6. McCown said Monday that he wanted to start against the Lions but understood why the team went with Hackenberg, 22. (more...)
Nemanja Matic enjoying the pressure of playing for 'special' Manchester United Nemanja Matic enjoying the pressure of playing for 'special' Manchester United
- August 22, 2017

Jose Mourinho has reacted to the frosty reception received by Marcus Rashford at the Liberty Stadium during Manchester United's 4-0 win over Swansea City last weekend. Then there is the issue of United's mental strength. "This side seems to get stronger with the fresh legs". But as the manager himself noted, it is easy to be positive when you are winning. (more...)
Team spirit holds key to Utd flying start: Matic Team spirit holds key to Utd flying start: Matic
- August 22, 2017

There is a famous quote from Cristiano Ronaldo that anybody playing at the highest level should take note of: "Your love makes me strong; your hate makes me unstoppable". "We had a conversation about the future he [Martial] has here and I think he has a good connection on the pitch with Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku ", said Mourinho. (more...)
PSG Close In On Monstrous Mbappe And Fabinho Deal PSG Close In On Monstrous Mbappe And Fabinho Deal
- August 22, 2017

Sky In Italy are reporting that the potential deal - which involves Lucas Moura leaving PSG for Monaco - will be worth near £128M. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas bemoaned Paris Saint-Germain's potential signing of Kylian Mbappe as a potential body blow to competition in Ligue 1. (more...)
Pakistan all set to host World XI in September Pakistan all set to host World XI in September
- August 22, 2017

Then a short tour by Sri Lanka is expected for three T-20 matches in October and then a month later West Indies team would pay a visit to Pakistan to play a twenty20 series. TKR teenaged leg-spinner Shadab Khan was one of 10 players in the CPL who had been abruptly ordered home during the first week of the CPL where he was Man-of-the-Match in his team's first two matches. (more...)
Cricket Revives On Pakistan Soil Cricket Revives On Pakistan Soil
- August 22, 2017

New Zealand Cricket has already announced it is not interested. "India, however, has declined to send its players". TKR teenaged leg-spinner Shadab Khan was one of 10 players in the CPL who had been abruptly ordered home during the first week of the CPL where he was Man-of-the-Match in his team's first two matches. (more...)
Victoria Azarenka to miss US Open over child custody battle Victoria Azarenka to miss US Open over child custody battle
- August 22, 2017

As we previously reported, Azarenka is in the middle of a nasty custody war with her baby daddy, Billy McKeague - who hit her with court docs in L.A. "I want to support men and women everywhere who know it is OK to be a working mother - or father". A frustrated Azarenka finished off her statement said, " No should have to choose between their child and their career ". (more...)
Eniola Aluko breaks silence on England boss Mark Sampson 'bullying' claims Eniola Aluko breaks silence on England boss Mark Sampson 'bullying' claims
- August 22, 2017

Sampson and figures within the Football Association are understood to reject the claims, but the situation is charged by further comments by Aluko that an worldwide investigation that cleared the head coach of wrongdoing in previous allegations of racial remarks was "flawed" and a "farce" due to the fact key witnesses were not interviewed. (more...)
Indians walk off Red Sox Indians walk off Red Sox
- August 22, 2017

Miller was making his second appearance since missing more than two weeks with the same injury. He had been out since August 2 due to right patellar tendinitis. It was Benintendi's sixth home run in his last 14 games. Clevinger (6-5, 3.97) allowed four runs on four hits in 4 1/3 innings. - In his only career start against the Indians back in 2015, Rodriguez twirled eight innings of one-run ball in a Boston victory. (more...)
Titans sack Henry but deny rift with Hayne Titans sack Henry but deny rift with Hayne
- August 22, 2017

Annesely went on to deny that the removal of Henry was a result of the coach's very public falling out with $1.2 million man Jarryd Hayne on the back of rumours Henry had told the Titans board he didn't want Hayne right from the start of the former San Francisco 49ers time on the glittering holiday strip, but that it had factored in to the decision. (more...)
Hamburg's Mueller out 6 months after costly goal celebration Hamburg's Mueller out 6 months after costly goal celebration
- August 22, 2017

Germany worldwide Nicolai Müller faces half a year on the sidelines after rupturing his cruciate knee ligament as he celebrated scoring in Hamburg's opening game of the season. " We wish him all the best in his recovery and will support him as best we can throughout it ". Hamburg's worst fears were confirmed on Sunday and the diagnosis means Müller, who made two appearances for Germany on their 2013 tour of the US, is out for at least six months. (more...)
Muguruza downs No. 1 Pliskova to reach Cincinnati final Muguruza downs No. 1 Pliskova to reach Cincinnati final
- August 22, 2017

She came up just short at the French Open and Wimbledon , and had it in the back of her mind the last few weeks. This time, it was a Muguruza victor, a volley following in a blistering forehand that would erase the chance. Muguruza, her left thigh bandaged, blasted a backhand victor on her fourth break point to take the opening game of the match and broke again on another backhand victor to take the first set after 36 minutes. (more...)
Price Target Analysis Banco Bradesco SA (BBD)
- August 22, 2017

Banco Bradesco SA ( NYSE BBDO ) opened at 10.135 on Thursday. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be issued a $0.0053 dividend. Aberdeen Asset Management Plc decreased its stake in Banco Bradesco S A (BBD) by 8.08% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Bowlers Came Back Strongly After the Start: Virat Kohli Bowlers Came Back Strongly After the Start: Virat Kohli
- August 22, 2017

There have been reports of a power struggle emerging after 1996 World Cup hero Asanka Gurusinha was appointed team manager. "Malinga has been a legend for Sri Lankan cricket and he has done great in global cricket in all formats". Niroshan Dickwella was one player who looked good in the last game and the likes of Kusal Mendis are always going to improve with each passing game considering young age and ability. (more...)
Open Letter To Sri Lanka By An Indian Cricket Fan Open Letter To Sri Lanka By An Indian Cricket Fan
- August 22, 2017

Hopefully he stays in this happy zone and we'll make sure he stays there, because he will win you games as long he's in it. Sri Lanka were off to a good start making 139 for one wicket in 25 overs before a collapse saw them being bowled out for 216. (more...)
SunTrust Banks Comments on Eli Lilly and Company's FY2019 Earnings (LLY)
- August 22, 2017

The stock declined 0.69% or $0.83 reaching $119.49 per share. About 540,654 shares traded. Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) has risen 4.70% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Senzar Asset Management Llc increased Lilly Eli & Co (LLY) stake by 25.99% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Eli Lilly and's FY2020 earnings at $5.42 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $6.19 EPS. (more...)
The Baseline Player of the Week: Grigor Dimitrov
- August 22, 2017

By far the most important of his career at 26 years. The Bulgarian won his biggest career title over Kyrgios on Sunday. World number 11 Dimitrov did not drop a set during the competition and said it sounded "amazing" to be called a Masters 1000 champion. (more...)
Makarova upsets Kerber to advance in Cincinnati Makarova upsets Kerber to advance in Cincinnati
- August 22, 2017

She broke in each set to secure a clash with Italian Camila Giorgi , who overcame Dario Gavrilova 7-6 (7-1) 5-7 6-3. "It feels really good, I'm having a great hard court season so far and loving the conditions here". Both Nadal and Ramos-Vinolas wore black ribbons on their shirts in memory of victims of the Barcelona terror attack . "Everyone is very, very sad", Nadal said. (more...)
Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte text was a moment of madness' Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte text was a moment of madness'
- August 22, 2017

And Barton thinks the Blues have been disrespectful in their handling of the forward's situation. "And I feel that Antonio is a coach that has always trusted in me, it is everything for me, I speak a lot of times with Antonio and for me he is the coach that is most interested in me". (more...)
Red Sox Open Important 4-Game Set With Indians Red Sox Open Important 4-Game Set With Indians
- August 22, 2017

Cleveland Indians left-handed reliever Andrew Miller left Monday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the seventh inning with an apparent injury. The Red Sox took a 2-0 lead in the first, when Andrew Benintendi homered. Miller has a sterling 1.65 ERA with 79 strikeouts this season, but it appears he's still not healthy. (more...)
Multiple Cleveland Browns take a knee during national anthem Multiple Cleveland Browns take a knee during national anthem
- August 22, 2017

Additional players, including DeShone Kizer and Britton Colquitt , placed their hands on their teammates' shoulders in what appeared to be an act of solidarity. "Our players know that I have a great appreciation for every single one of them", Jackson said. Jackson, though, revisited his initial comment two days later, reading a prepared statement meant to clarify his views on the subject. (more...)
Wood back in the big time with Burnley
- August 22, 2017

Sunderland were swiftly brought back down to earth on Saturday evening after their unbeaten Championship start came to an end with a 2-0 home defeat to Leeds United at the Stadium of Light. "He's a professional and if that's his thought we have to respect it". Wood also turned out to be the first player representing Leeds to end the season as the league's top scorer since Ross McCormack managed 28 Championship goals in 2013/14 campaign. (more...)
Leeds United former star against selling their star striker Leeds United former star against selling their star striker
- August 22, 2017

Caleb Ekuban led the Leeds United attack in the absence of exit-bound Chris Wood in their 2-0 win over Sunderland on Saturday evening - and fans took to Twitter to praise the summer signing. The promise of Premier League football would also be too much for Wood to turn down if given the opportunity, and Burnley would act as a worthy stepping stone in his career as he continues to progress from strength to strength. (more...)
Wenger warns about Alexis Sanchez return Wenger warns about Alexis Sanchez return
- August 22, 2017

Jese Rodriguez scored the only goal of the game at the bet365 Stadium, while the visitors had a goal disallowed and were denied a penalty claim. Yet, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has maintained that he will not be sold during this transfer window. (more...)
49ers lose laugher to Broncos, thanks to comedy of offensive errors 49ers lose laugher to Broncos, thanks to comedy of offensive errors
- August 22, 2017

The team received Sunday off due to National Football League rules. Beadles, who started the game at left guard, was there from 2010-13, and Dumervil played in Denver from 2006-12. There are numerous reasons why Lynch will, and should, be the most watched player on Saturday night. Hoyer completed 8-of-11 passes for 89 yards and an interception. (more...)

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