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Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury
- August 28, 2017

The Chicago training staff announced they believe the injury to be a torn ACL, and confirmed the news later the same day . likely Meredith will not see the field again this season. Earlier this week, the Patriots lost Julian Edelman to a torn ACL. His loss means a greater chance for players like Kendall Wright and Victor Cruz to make the final 53-man roster. (more...)
Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas
- August 28, 2017

A major mid-week trade with conference contender Boston-already unusual enough-that swapped all-star point guards might be on hold due to uncertainty around Celtics star Isaiah Thomas' hip. For the part of Isaiah, he was as surprised as the fans and clearly, he did not see the trade coming. As is usual, the Cavaliers and Celtics conducted a conference call with the league office on Tuesday night before announcing a trade that ratcheted up what has been a dramatic offseason around the ... (more...)
"J'étais trop proche" de Hamilton lors du dernier restart — Vettel
- August 28, 2017

Et pour la cinquième fois de la saison, c'est le premier nommé qui a eu le dernier mot. La McLaren d'Alonso ne peut cependant pas tenir la comparaison face à la Renault et la Force India. Tour 31: La plupart des pilotes profitent de la neutralisation pour rentrer au stand. En 1:49.9 Lewis HAMILTON est le seul pilote à descendre sous la 1:50 au 5é tour. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham signing Davinson Sanchez can become world's best Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham signing Davinson Sanchez can become world's best
- August 28, 2017

The 21-year-old completed his switch from Ajax on Wednesday for a fee reported to be in the region of £42million. Having come through the ranks at Atletico Nacional in his native Colombia, Sanchez spent just one season in the Eredivisie before completing his move to England. (more...)
Cleveland Browns name DeShone Kizer starting QB Cleveland Browns name DeShone Kizer starting QB
- August 28, 2017

He's extremely bright. That's the quarterback of our defense, so he has a lot of input and say from snap to snap what our defense does, so he kind of kind of controls that, and that's a ideal fit for him. Asked what would have to happen for him to win the job, his response was, "I think that's a great question for our general manager". "Again, it is not over with yet". (more...)
India crowned Tri Nation-series champion India crowned Tri Nation-series champion
- August 28, 2017

They drew with Mauritius the other night. "We're in a good shape and looking to finish off the job in a positive note", Constantine said on the eve of the game on Wednesday. After the lemon break, Balwant Singh, who scored the victor against Mauritius, made way for Robin Singh. The Indian defence shall be centered around Sandesh Jhinghan, who would have to assume additional responsibility in the absence of first-choice goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who will join the team later this month ... (more...)
US Women's Open victor Park adds Canadian title to resume US Women's Open victor Park adds Canadian title to resume
- August 28, 2017

Park entered the final round at Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club trailing leaders Nicole Broch Larsen of Denmark and Mo Martin of the United States by four shots but erased the deficit to finish at 13-under 271. I think this week was just ideal for me. "Because I am a rookie, I don't really worry about every shot", she said. "My confidence made me do well this year". (more...)
Menelik Watson surprises teammates, girlfriend with in-game proposal Menelik Watson surprises teammates, girlfriend with in-game proposal
- August 28, 2017

With one of the game's top quarterbacks in Aaron Rodgers , the Packers are perennial playoff visitors and remain a viable threat to compete for the Super Bowl. "I didn't know anything". You can catch that preseason mile-high matchup between the Packers and Broncos - right here on WKOW. I would not consider either of them as any more than a handcuff to the starters. (more...)
Rizzo, Hendricks Lead Cubs Past Hoskins, Phillies Rizzo, Hendricks Lead Cubs Past Hoskins, Phillies
- August 28, 2017

After the triple play in the top of the fifth, the Phils erupted for five runs in the bottom of the inning to erase a 3-0 deficit. Javier Baez then hit a sinking liner to left field, and Rhys Hoskins made a diving catch. Hector Neris worked a flawless ninth for his 16th save in 19 chances. The win snapped a two-game skid for the World Series champion Cubs, who entered the contest three games ahead of Milwaukee in the National League Central race. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban
- August 28, 2017

The match kicks off at 3:15 p.m. central, 9:15 p.m.in Spain. Cristiano Ronaldo will play the full 90 minutes of Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Trophy match with Fiorentina on Wednesday, head coach Zinedine Zidane has confirmed. Ronaldo is now under investigation over his tax affairs - he denies any wrongdoing - and has been vocal in his criticism of the Spanish FA's disciplinary committee after they handed him a five-game ban. (more...)
More than $25000 raised for men jailed in UAE More than $25000 raised for men jailed in UAE
- August 28, 2017

A transgender woman from Singapore has been sentenced to a year in prison in the United Arab Emirates for dressing in a feminine manner, according to her family. Both Singaporeans were not represented by a lawyer in the Abu Dhabi court, Mr Saiful said. According to the report, "The two believed they would sort out the issue and return home quickly, but were sentenced to a year in prison in a court hearing", and they allegedly "did not retain lawyers at the advice of the Singapore Embassy ... (more...)
Kevin Wimmer to join Stoke City from Tottenham in £15m deal Kevin Wimmer to join Stoke City from Tottenham in £15m deal
- August 28, 2017

Wimmer has been made surplus to requirements at Tottenham by manager Mauricio Pochettino following the club-record arrival of fellow defender Davinson Sanchez from Ajax. Stoke have signed Kurt Zouma on loan from Chelsea and Bruno Martins Indi from Porto, but Hughes wants to bring in at least one more centre-back before next Thursday's transfer deadline. (more...)
US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds
- August 28, 2017

Petersburg, though rebounded with more solid results on hard courts, reaching the last eight in Indian Wells and the last four in Miami. The US Open is an end-of-summer ritual like no other: The climax of the professional tennis season is a glamorous, raucous welcome back from the beaches and mountains to NY, a city that imparts on the most enormous of all tennis tournaments its signal swarm and swagger. (more...)
US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds US Open women's singles preview: Free betting tips and odds
- August 28, 2017

Petersburg, though rebounded with more solid results on hard courts, reaching the last eight in Indian Wells and the last four in Miami. The US Open is an end-of-summer ritual like no other: The climax of the professional tennis season is a glamorous, raucous welcome back from the beaches and mountains to NY, a city that imparts on the most enormous of all tennis tournaments its signal swarm and swagger. (more...)
Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday Jets QB Bryce Petty suffered Grade 1 MCL sprain, may play Thursday
- August 28, 2017

However, NFL.com reported that Petty could miss some time with his MCL injury, leaving McCown and Hackenberg to win the job. And things got ugly against the Giants when he threw two interceptions and both were returned for touchdowns. (more...)
College Football Playoff predictions College Football Playoff predictions
- August 28, 2017

In the first three seasons of the CFP, we haven't seen two teams from the same conference make it to the year's final four. Okay, so Penn State does not count as the surprise I promised you. All defense, considering the Crimson Tide lost six defensive starters to the draft last season. "That would be the thing that holds them back this year". (more...)
Rhys Hoskins is the only good part of the Phillies right now Rhys Hoskins is the only good part of the Phillies right now
- August 28, 2017

He remained in the game after a visit from Maddon and the team trainer. He has left the Cubs' erudite manager, Joe Maddon , joking that Hoskins is "going to the Hall of Fame next week". Hoskins' only blemish was a seventh-inning error after moving to first base. Rizzo walked and Tommy La Stella singled to begin the frame. Baez sent a liner to left that was caught by a sliding Hoskins. (more...)
Klopp warns Premier League defenders that Mane will only get better Klopp warns Premier League defenders that Mane will only get better
- August 28, 2017

Ahead of this afternoon's Premier League clash between Liverpool and Arsenal , former Gunners legend Thierry Henry has heaped praise on Liverpool frontman Sadio Mane . Being more clear in all the situations. "You can see Mo (Salah) is on the way there". Not using the body that much, different player, same speed, but different player. (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play
- August 28, 2017

Arsene Wenger has hinted that Alexis Sanchez could yet still sign a new Arsenal deal despite being in the previous year of his contract. Arsenal's top scorer from last season is back in training and could play at Anfield alongside Laurent Koscielny, who is available after suspension. (more...)
Liverpool Vs Arsenal Preview: A High Scoring Entertainer on the Cards Liverpool Vs Arsenal Preview: A High Scoring Entertainer on the Cards
- August 28, 2017

Lacazette - who came on for the final 28 minutes - was probably best being kept out of this one, as Arsenal were swept aside by a red tidal wave of attacks. "A very disappointing performance". For Arsenal though, shocking defensive play, questionable selection choices from manager Arsene Wenger and a general lack of dynamism, will raise fresh questions over the direction the club is heading in. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey forces Texans to Practice At Cowboys' Star In Frisco Hurricane Harvey forces Texans to Practice At Cowboys' Star In Frisco
- August 28, 2017

Thursday at NRG Stadium in another contest that could be impacted by the storm and flooding. Mother Nature is undefeated. We are praying for everybody there. The league office makes the final decision. Displaced by the devastating weather that has caused massive flooding in Houston , the Texans have made arrangements to practice Monday at the Dallas Cowboys' practice facility. (more...)
Asensio magic rescues Real in La Liga Asensio magic rescues Real in La Liga
- August 28, 2017

Los Blancos refused to be beaten, however, and Asensio levelled the scores with a free kick in the 83rd minute. Kondogbia was making his Valencia debut alongside Jeison Murillo , with the pair having joined on loan from Inter Milan this week. (more...)
Stanton hits 2 HRs to give him 49
- August 28, 2017

The one downside here is that their FIP from the first half showed that they were being dinged by some bad luck in the field, while the defense has been picking them up in the second half. "Thinking about all that, the numbers and catching up with this guy and that guy, it's a distraction", he said. I've got to stay focused and be prepared every at-bat. (more...)
Imelda May's stirring rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann ahead of Mayweather/McGregor Imelda May's stirring rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann ahead of Mayweather/McGregor
- August 28, 2017

White says that a singer has been booked, although he wasn't ready to reveal who it is when he spoke to the media Thursday. "I still don't know our stance on that", he explained. "I hope you will understand". The UFC doesn't have performances of anthems prior to fights, although Sinead O'Connor did a live performance of " The Foggy Dew " during McGregor's walk to the octagon to face Chad Mendes at UFC 189. (more...)
Mourinho still a pragmatist despite free-flowing start for United Mourinho still a pragmatist despite free-flowing start for United
- August 28, 2017

Olivier Giroud had played a lovely through ball to the French striker who ran through and smashed it into the top corner, only to see that the goal had been ruled out for offside. United's Achilles heel past year was their inability to beat teams at home, where they drew on 10 occasions in the league, and there were early signs that this could be another of those evenings. (more...)
Hansen defends Retallick after Cheika spray Hansen defends Retallick after Cheika spray
- August 28, 2017

He reminded me of Richie McCaw and Dan Carter in World Cups where the game is in the balance and your leaders and in particular your captain stands up. In contrast, Foley missed four of six kicks, three of them striking the posts. The scrum just before halftime when Aaron Smith scored was one. It looked as though New Zealand had taken the lead when Brodie Retallick crashed over early in the second half, but a TMO review saw no evidence of a grounding and the margin stayed at 3 ... (more...)
Chelsea Chelsea "Trying Hard" To Make New Signings - Antonio Conte
- August 28, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hopes to sign Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente in a cut-price deal. Llorente knows Conte well, having played under the Italian manager during their time together at Juventus . Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ross Barkley have also emerged as targets for former Italy boss Conte, who wants to bolster his English core at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Chicago Bears to Watch against the Titans Chicago Bears to Watch against the Titans
- August 28, 2017

Chicago Bears and Tennessee Titans face off in an National Football League 2017 preseason clash today. The big highlight: great touch on a deep ball that Tanner Gentry ran under for a 45-yard touchdown. When the broadcast came back from a commercial, there was a cart on the field and Meredith was in a full-leg cast being removed from the game. "He comes to practice, puts in the effort and puts in the hard work that is needed. (more...)
All options open for Jack Wilshere says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger All options open for Jack Wilshere says Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
- August 28, 2017

The forward has been sidelined with an abdominal strain following a busy summer with Chile at the Confederations Cup, but manager Arsene Wenger confirmed in his press conference that Sanchez will be back to face Liverpool at the weekend. (more...)
Rizzo, La Stella homer twice, Cubs roll Rizzo, La Stella homer twice, Cubs roll
- August 28, 2017

The rookie right-hander gave up six runs (all earned) and five hits, though he did set a career high with eight strikeouts. But Hoskins snagged Javier Baez's sinking liner to left field, then threw to Cesar Hernandez at second for the out on Rizzo, who was running on contact. (more...)