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Mets' Cespedes leaves Friday's game with right hamstring strain Mets' Cespedes leaves Friday's game with right hamstring strain
- August 26, 2017

One day after Michael Conforto left a game when he dislocated a shoulder while swinging a bat, Yoenis Cespedes left a game against the Nationals in the first inning. "I've just had injury after injury". The hamstring injury is believed to be as severe as the one that cost him six weeks earlier in the season. If so, he'll finish with a.292/.352/.540 batting line and 17 home runs over just 81 games. (more...)
Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko: Conte always yelling at me! Chelsea midfielder Bakayoko: Conte always yelling at me!
- August 26, 2017

Conte is still looking to add to his squad but his two new signings, Alvaro Morata and Tiemoue Bakayoko, were pivotal to the Spurs win. As for Diego Costa, Conte said: "Everybody knows my position, you know what I think about him". The west Londoners have been drawn in Group C of Europe's elite competition, alongside Atletico Madrid, Roma and Qarabag FC, and the Italian has urged his men to be "ready to fight". (more...)
Panamagate: Sharif files second review petition against SC verdict, NAB references Panamagate: Sharif files second review petition against SC verdict, NAB references
- August 26, 2017

He stated that asking the trial court to wrap up its proceedings within six months will affect the verdict, adding that no law in Pakistan allows for the monitoring of a trial court and thus the SC's orders to conduct such monitoring are against the law. (more...)
Jason Cundy says Rafael Benitez too good for Newcastle United Jason Cundy says Rafael Benitez too good for Newcastle United
- August 26, 2017

If he doesn't look fit enough he isn't going to be in the squad - it's that simple. "But when we came here we knew there were some issues and we had to improve things". But West Ham were reluctant to pay that much for the anchorman and will now look at other options before next Thursday's transfer deadline. " West Ham is a big game for us", admitted Diame, who made 71 senior appearances for West Ham between 2012 and 2014. (more...)
Manchester United Have That Old Swagger Back Manchester United Have That Old Swagger Back
- August 26, 2017

Sir Alex Ferguson's side had been backed by many who had a bet on the Premier League . Expensive debutante Paul Pogba wasn't the sort of immediate world-beater so many people ( unfairly ) thought he'd be, and the team lacked the muscular defiance that's come to define the best José Mourinho teams. (more...)
Australian duo to return for first Test against Bangladesh Australian duo to return for first Test against Bangladesh
- August 26, 2017

Australia and Bangladesh are set to face off against each other in a bilateral series for the first time in almost six years with the tour originally scheduled for October 2015 getting postponed following a terrorist attack in the capital city of Dhaka which claimed the lives of 20 foreign nationals. (more...)
Ricciardo sixth, Hamilton on top in Spa
- August 26, 2017

The intrigue in this battle is how both protagonists go about achieving the same goal in different ways. Vettel's decision to stay is likely to settle down the paddock until next year at least, and also appears to close down the prospect of Hamilton one day racing for Ferrari. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Man United v Leicester Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Man United v Leicester
- August 26, 2017

United will have too much for Leicester and should get a comfortable victory. 'In the beginning of last season if he understands me better, he would have started better . Assuming he recovers from a minor knock picked up in the win at Bramall Lane, his upcoming battle with Lukaku now carries even more intrigue in that context. (more...)
Is a Night Queen Coming to GAME OF THRONES?
- August 26, 2017

They had to go get the chains, and then a group of White Walkers had to head down to Viserion's lifeless corpse and connect the chains in such a way that they could drag him back up to the surface without just ripping his wings off. The real issue is the Night King. If the theory goes that he warged into the man who was turned into the Night King as an attempt to stop the war, why would he change his mind and continue the war anyways? The Night King might be a lot worse ― and a lot ... (more...)
Vusi Nova found after hijacking Vusi Nova found after hijacking
- August 26, 2017

Delphine Klassen, Nova's PA, said four men jumped out of a VW Polo and attacked Nova's vehicle; Nova was traveling with four other people. He was kidnapped by hijackers when he was dropping off artists at the gate. The award-winning musician is reported to have been picked up by the police after they were alerted of his whereabouts. The hijackers sped off in his Range Rover and a metered taxi which was called by the band earlier. (more...)
Rhys Hoskins makes HR history as Phillies cruise past champion Cubs Rhys Hoskins makes HR history as Phillies cruise past champion Cubs
- August 26, 2017

It's one of those things. There were several Phillies deserving tonight, but Cesar Hernadez hit the triple that sealed this one. Giancarlo Stanton takes his first swing at reaching 50 home runs this year, a day after the Miami slugger connected twice at Marlins Park. (more...)
My wicket-taking balls are leg-breaks & googlies: Akila Dananjaya My wicket-taking balls are leg-breaks & googlies: Akila Dananjaya
- August 26, 2017

In response, the Indian team went in with a different strategy by promoting KL Rahul and Kedar Jadhav up the order. "I like Herath from those days", Dananjaya told a media conference after the match. Kapugedara went on to make 40 runs before he was clean bowled by Bumrah. "It is good for us to come through eventually". Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga (capt), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka , Kusal Mendis, Chamara Kapugedera , Milinda Siriwardana, Malinda ... (more...)
Fleabag Will Return for More Mordant Fun in 2019 Fleabag Will Return for More Mordant Fun in 2019
- August 26, 2017

Fleabag is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, sexual, angry, grief-riddled woman (Waller-Bridge), as she hurls herself at modern living in London. Producer Lydia Hampson said: "It's quite a long wait, but it's happening". The executive producers are Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and Jack and Harry Williams . (more...)
Want-away Coutinho still out for Liverpool Want-away Coutinho still out for Liverpool
- August 26, 2017

It's a bit early to start putting forward Alberto Moreno for the Premier League team of the year, but the left-back's renaissance is a massive positive for Liverpool . I'm happy at the moment. "In a professional job I always think that you have to make sure with your commitment that the guy who pays you gets what he is paying you for". (more...)
Gavrilova stuns Radwanska to reach New Haven final Gavrilova stuns Radwanska to reach New Haven final
- August 26, 2017

Cibulkova eased into the decider thanks to a 6-1 6-3 victory over Elise Mertens in the earlier semi-final. "After not an easy year for me, I'm finding my form". Dominika Cibulkova has won 8 career WTA singles titles, Saturday she'll play for a 9th and the first this year. "I was pretty aggressive and taking chances whenever I could on her second serve". (more...)
Klopp on Coutinho, Sanchez, Wenger, Man United, Origi Klopp on Coutinho, Sanchez, Wenger, Man United, Origi
- August 26, 2017

Liverpool beat German side Hoffenheim 4-2 at Anfield in a Champions League qualifying match in midweek in front of a raucous home crowd and Klopp called for an even better atmosphere against Arsenal in the English Premier League . That is also why Wenger hasn't dismissed the possibility of Sanchez signing a new contract if Arsenal start the season well. A bid of more than £70m could tempt Arsene Wenger into changing his mind and selling Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez to Manchester ... (more...)
5 things to watch for in the Chiefs-Seahawks preseason game 5 things to watch for in the Chiefs-Seahawks preseason game
- August 26, 2017

The Chiefs are 1-1 through their first two preseason games, and a win over the Seahawks would definitely be a huge confidence boost heading into the last game of the month. Seattle will likely try to have their Week 1 starters figured out, and they will get a good test against a good Chiefs team. Berry was expected to make his preseason debut on Friday along with fellow defenders Chris Jones and Roy Miller . (more...)
Monaco star names Premier League side he wants to join Monaco star names Premier League side he wants to join
- August 26, 2017

A few reports in France suggest that Arsenal are now leading the race to acquire the services of Lemar, while Manchester United are also waiting around the corner to make a move for the winger. In 28 Ligue 1 appearances last season, Lemar bagged nine goals and ten assists. The Old Trafford club are in the Champions League whereas the North Londoners will be playing Europa League this season. (more...)
Europa League group revealed for Arsenal Europa League group revealed for Arsenal
- August 26, 2017

The Belarusian team recorded a 1-1 draw on the home ground against Ukraine's Olexandriya in the UEFA Europa League first leg. BATE Borisov took a 2-1 away win over Ukraine's Olexandriya on 24 August to make it 3-2 on aggregate. The Toffees will play French side Lyon , Italians Atalanta and Cypriot outfit Apollon Limassol . Group B: Dynamo Kiev, Young Boys, Partizan Belgrade, Skenderbeu . (more...)
Julian Edelman (knee) carted to locker room vs. Lions Julian Edelman (knee) carted to locker room vs. Lions
- August 26, 2017

He left the game in the first quarter on the first drive of the game. He immediately grabbed the outside of his right knee. and limped off the field. He holds the Patriots' franchise record for longest punt return and the most punts returned for touchdowns with four. The Patriots would only say Edelman suffered a knee injury and was questionable to return. (more...)
49ers plan to part ways with linebacker Ahmad Brooks 49ers plan to part ways with linebacker Ahmad Brooks
- August 26, 2017

Brooks, 33 years old, signed with the Niners as a free agent in 2009. Brooks has been with the 49ers since being claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2008. Brooks has 53.5 career sacks. 13 of those starts came a year ago when he contributed 37 tackles, three sacks, and a forced fumble on defense. Rookie Pita Taumoepenu also has played that spot. (more...)
2nd Test of England vs West Indies 2nd Test of England vs West Indies
- August 26, 2017

Both batsmen, however, were dropped in the slips on single figures. Holder strengthened West Indies' position when he was immediately rewarded for switching to round the wicket, finding Malan's inside edge as the left-hander drove which meant England's three questionable top-order slots had managed 30 runs between them. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hints at more transfer activity Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hints at more transfer activity
- August 26, 2017

I really respect all the things he has done in the past, for Arsenal but also for football in general. Wenger is expected to have Alexis Sanchez available for the first time this season at Liverpool , but Klopp is determined not to focus on just one player in the visitors' ranks. (more...)
Ohio Veterans Facility Says It's Boycotting the Cleveland Browns After Anthem Protests Ohio Veterans Facility Says It's Boycotting the Cleveland Browns After Anthem Protests
- August 26, 2017

In the last few days, we have seen a lot of the same comments that have been expressed since Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem: people imploring players to stand up because it is disrespectful to the flag, to the country, and to active military and veterans. (more...)
Iman Shumpert asked Cleveland Cavaliers for a trade Iman Shumpert asked Cleveland Cavaliers for a trade
- August 26, 2017

According to McMenamin , Shumpert requested a trade after the season ended. McMenamin added that the Cavaliers also discussed shipping Shumpert to the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets but talks fell apart. There have been several rumors floating around about the Cavs possibly packaging their 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round draft pick in a trade, so Shumpert may now be one of the players involved. (more...)
Will Sheffield United deal for Spurs' starlet end Lenihan interest? Will Sheffield United deal for Spurs' starlet end Lenihan interest?
- August 26, 2017

Carter-Vickers will be available for Sheffield United's game against Derby County at the weekend. Wilder said: "Cameron is young, athletic and highly-rated by Tottenham and we're delighted we've been trusted to continue his development". (more...)
Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather weigh in for money fight Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather weigh in for money fight
- August 26, 2017

Mayweather is expected to make at least $150 million, while McGregor will have to "settle" for $75 million. McGregor's size advantage could come at a cost however, as there have been questions about his cardio in the past, specifically when he stepped up to 170lbs on short notice to fight Nate Diaz a year ago. (more...)
Julian Draxler decides to remain at Paris Saint-Germain? Julian Draxler decides to remain at Paris Saint-Germain?
- August 26, 2017

Paris St Germain extended their flawless start to the Ligue 1 campaign with a 3-0 home win over St Etienne watched by National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry, who attended the match as a special guest of the French side's Brazil forward Neymar on Friday. (more...)
National Basketball Association 2K18 will get a second cover following Kyrie Irving's trade National Basketball Association 2K18 will get a second cover following Kyrie Irving's trade
- August 26, 2017

I don't know how to handle all the trade talks. Isaiah Thomas is a very clutch player who is "King of Fourth Quarter", so LeBron doesn't have to worry about making all of the clutch shots for this season. The internet seemingly turned the trade into a joke when users generated a myriad of memes and videos at Irving's expense. But the Celtics didn't, and the Cavaliers' acquisition of Crowder , a solid wing player, may turn out to be important as well. (more...)
Denbury Resources Inc. (DNR) Bonds Trading 1.6% Lower
- August 25, 2017

Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Denbury Resources by 18.5% in the second quarter. DNR's average Beneish M-Score: -3.25 during the last 7 years. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of US and global trademark & copyright laws. (more...)