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Rafael dos Anjos Challenges Conor McGregor, Claims They Have Unfinished Business Rafael dos Anjos Challenges Conor McGregor, Claims They Have Unfinished Business
- August 28, 2017

Things seem to nearly turn physical between the two at the end of the short video clip, but apparently cooler heads prevailed as Schaub and Diaz didn't come to blows. Another fan commented that the fight wouldn't be exciting because dos Anjos lost his belt to Eddie Alvarez. Brady was asked a second time about his connection with Mayweather . (more...)
Adam Gase Told Jarvis Landry 'No Chance' He GetsTraded Adam Gase Told Jarvis Landry 'No Chance' He GetsTraded
- August 28, 2017

The last time Miami has fielding trade offers for Landry was before the draft, and even those discussions went nowhere. However, the Dolphins haven't made an offer to Landry, who is scheduled to make $893,850, which makes him the 107th-highest-paid receiver in the NFL . (more...)
Briles named CFL assistant coach Briles named CFL assistant coach
- August 28, 2017

Briles was the head coach of the program when the football program was rocked by a scandal linked to sexual assault by football players , and a complete lack of action taken by the football staff to prevent, and in some cases shield it from the public. (more...)
Inaugural tournament match schedule announced by T20 Global League Inaugural tournament match schedule announced by T20 Global League
- August 28, 2017

The remaining 16 spots in each squad were filled on Sunday, with the first three players picked all being South African. This followed the mini-draft held on Saturday, in which the franchises picked their marquee overseas players , having each already been assigned one marquee South African player. (more...)
Kobe Bryant Issued A Lofty Challenge To Kendrick Lamar Kobe Bryant Issued A Lofty Challenge To Kendrick Lamar
- August 28, 2017

He told Kendrick Lamar to have his record label revolutionize the music program at Centennial High School. Bryant also issued challenges to Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan , sprinter Allyson Felix and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman . (more...)
Super-sub Marcus Rashford extends Manchester United winning run Super-sub Marcus Rashford extends Manchester United winning run
- August 28, 2017

Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini were on target as Manchester United maintained their ideal start to the Premier League season with a 2-0 victory over Leicester City at Old Trafford on Saturday. Is (Jamie) Vardy a very risky player? It pretty much had to be considering that the other two Premier League games today ended 0-0. "That's why need them, because they can change the game". (more...)
Chandimal to miss remainder of ODI series against India Chandimal to miss remainder of ODI series against India
- August 28, 2017

Virat Kohli has scored 89 runs in three matches against Sri Lanka . "Over this wicket when we started the ball was seaming a bit". Former Srilankan cricketer Russel Arnold took to Twitter to express his disappointment. MS Dhoni was much talked about after the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka at Pallekele , but it was not only for his unbeaten fifty runs. (more...)
Bayern open door for Sanches departure Bayern open door for Sanches departure
- August 28, 2017

Renato Sanches had a disastrous season at Bayern Munich , where he looked sluggish and poor in what little game-time he was given, as things did not work out after his move from Benfica. Sanches is a versatile star , who can play anywhere in the midfield. "He asked the coach as he has a few offers and the coach allowed it", Bayern Munich's director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic told Sky Germany . (more...)
Liverpool agree club record fee for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita
- August 28, 2017

According to the ever-reliable Paul Joyce of The Times , the 22-year-old is undergoing a medical today. A clause in Keita's contract would have allowed him to leave Leipzig for £48million next summer. The Portuguese youngster, 20, found minutes hard to come by for the German champs last season and the central midfielder is reportedly close to sealing a loan move to Liverpool. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund sign Andrey Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev in reported £23m deal Borussia Dortmund sign Andrey Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev in reported £23m deal
- August 28, 2017

He will wear the No.9 shirt at Dortmund, which suggests Emre Mor - who has been linked with Inter and Torino - is set to depart. The Ukraine global joins BVB on a four-year contract after 339 competitive games for Kiev. "I'm really thankful to Dynamo Dyiv for letting me follow my dream and move to one of Europe's biggest clubs". "I will work hard in training, and help BVB reach its biggest goals". (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open Murray withdraws from US Open
- August 28, 2017

With Murray out, British hopes in NY predominantly lie with the British women's No 1 and world No 7 Konta is one of a remarkable eight women who could end the tournament at the top of the rankings. "I spoke to a lot of hip specialists". "Obviously when you speak to a lot, there is different views and opinions on what the best thing to do is moving forward, and that's a decision I'll need to take now". (more...)
Not even Wenger can defend 'disastrous' Arsenal loss to Liverpool
- August 28, 2017

The Reds booked their place in the group stage of the Champions League last week thanks to a 6-3 aggregate victory over Hoffenheim. Overall, the performance was not at the requested level. They were words Arsenal fans may have welcomed if this was the first big setback for Ozil and his team-mates, yet this all-too predictable defeat appeared to inspired numerous club's fans to conclude change is needed at the club at the highest level. (more...)
New Zealand's Dane Coles returns to face Australia in Dunedin New Zealand's Dane Coles returns to face Australia in Dunedin
- August 28, 2017

Australia were hammered 54-34 in Sydney last week, but provided a ideal response to their critics, racing out to a 17-0 lead that started with an 80m intercept try from Israel Folau inside the first 30 seconds. The openside flanker said that while players were never truly ready for a test debut, he felt Rodda would grab his opportunity if given the chance. All guts, no glory: Michael Hooper looks to the scoreboard with disbelief after the final whistle. (more...)
Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments
- August 28, 2017

Murray battled a hip injury during Wimbledon as he was beaten in five sets in the quarterfinals by American Sam Querrey. Several big names, such as the Canadian Milos Raonic , the Serb Novak Djokovic , Japan's Kei Nishikori and Swiss Stan Wawrinka will shine by their absence. (more...)
Jamie Carragher Lays Into Arsenal 'Cowards' After Liverpool Debacle
- August 28, 2017

After 12 minutes in the half-time, Mohamed Salah was unleashed on a counter attack and after a lung-bursting run, he made it 3-0 for Liverpool in sublime fashion. But despite suffering a 4:0 defeat at the hands of the Reds , Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech claims that the Gunners could still win the Premier League this season . (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017 Andy Murray pulls out of US Open 2017
- August 28, 2017

He said the US Open had come too soon for him to have a real shot at winning the title. The 30-year-old has been out of action since losing to Sam Querry in the quarter-final stage of Wimbledon six weeks ago. Maybe if I'd been able to take a little bit more time off. After consulting the experts, Murray must now plan his next recovery steps but without the worry of a Grand Slam to factor into his decision until next January's Australian Open. (more...)
Arsène Wenger slams Arsenal players as Thierry Henry turns away in disgust Arsène Wenger slams Arsenal players as Thierry Henry turns away in disgust
- August 28, 2017

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. "The emotions are negative, but it's not the right moment to talk about that". Wenger faced dissent from large sections of Arsenal's support last season as his side missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years. (more...)
Arsene Wenger makes excuses after Anfield mauling and talks transfers
- August 28, 2017

Wenger, who spent barely two minutes in his post-match press conference, could offer little explanation as to why the display was so abject. When asked why the performance had been so sub-standard, the Frenchman said: "That is a question that is very hard to answer straight away after the game". (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal gets big boost, AAP wins Bawana bypoll Arvind Kejriwal gets big boost, AAP wins Bawana bypoll
- August 28, 2017

The by-election to Bawana was necessitated after the AAP's sitting MLA Ved Parkash quit the party and become the BJP's candidate this time. According to the latest bypoll results , the Aam Aadmi Party is at about 36,878 votes, followed by the Congress Party at 24,648 votes and the BJP at 21,992. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss rest of season Andy Murray pulls out of US Open, may miss rest of season
- August 28, 2017

Obviously, I kind of ran out of time maybe if I'd been able to take a little bit more time off. The 30-year-old World No.2, victor of the 2012 event, is the fifth player ranked in the ATP Tour's top 11 to withdraw from Flushing Meadows after Serbian two-time champion Novak Djokovic , Swiss defending champion Stan Wawrinka , Japan's Kei Nishikori and Canada's Milos Raonic . (more...)
Richard homers, gives up Stanton's 50th in loss Richard homers, gives up Stanton's 50th in loss
- August 28, 2017

The Marlins (66-63) have won four games in a row and 13 of their past 16. Dan Straily gets the ball, and he is 8-8 with a 3.83 ERA and 133 strikeouts this season. It was Yelich's first triple of the year. In the latest loss, Richard launched his second home run in 318 career plate appearances. Miami remained 4 1/2 games behind Colorado in the race for the final NL wild card. (more...)
Ben Stokes charged by ICC for using foul language Ben Stokes charged by ICC for using foul language
- August 28, 2017

The tourists were ridiculed after a crushing loss at Edgbaston last week, but are on course for a first Test win on English soil for 17 years with two days remaining. The 30-year-old is Alastair Cook's 12th opening partner since the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012. The West Indies were eventually bowled out for 427, which gave them a 169-run lead, when Shannon Gabriel was trapped lbw off the bowling of Stokes for 10 runs. (more...)
Mourinho refuses to take credit for Man United's super subs
- August 28, 2017

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is proving to be a very important player for Manchester United . 'I'm very happy I could assist twice but I enjoyed more of the teamwork than what I have done myself because football is a team sport, ' Mkhitaryan told MUTV. (more...)
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit
- August 28, 2017

Boy Scout and role model to football fans everywhere, Vontaze Burfict is facing a five game suspension , per ESPN's Adam Schefter . The notoriously dirty linebacker will appeal, and an official hearing will be held next week. Suspensions and injuries have limited him to just 26 games over the last three seasons. Make no mistake, Vontaze Burfict is one of the most talented linebackers in the National Football League, and he would be in line to get paid like that if not for his history ... (more...)
The Cubs made sure everybody in Philadelphia went home with a souvenir The Cubs made sure everybody in Philadelphia went home with a souvenir
- August 28, 2017

An.098 career hitter entering, Hendricks started the seventh inning with a single and capped the scoring in the inning with a two-run double as the Cubs sent 11 batters to the plate. You're seeing curveballs, which he's been starting to lay off of. "But I think all and all I've been very happy with his approach". Weirdly, it's the caliber of the pitchers he's facing regularly in the big leagues. (more...)
Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury Bears lose promising wide receiver Cameron Meredith to knee injury
- August 28, 2017

Meredith, 24, sustained the injury when he was tackled low by Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien after a 16-yard reception. After catching 66 passes for 888 yards and four touchdowns last season, Meredith entered the season as the clear number one receiver on the Bears' roster. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings Preseason: Ups and downs from Week 3 Minnesota Vikings Preseason: Ups and downs from Week 3
- August 28, 2017

Hoyer thrived against Minnesota's starters, going 12-of-17 for 176 yards and two touchdowns. The defensive struggles weren't the only issue for the Vikings . Offensively, Case Keenum led Minnesota, completing 10 of 14 passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns, one to Rodney Adams and one to Kyle Carter . (more...)
Nats Even Series With Mets Nats Even Series With Mets
- August 28, 2017

The Florida native struck out eight and issued only one walk in 6 2/3 innings at San Diego on Sunday and did not yield a home run in any of the last four outings. Lagares, quickly backing up Taijeron, grabbed the ball and threw to second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera , who relayed a strike to catcher Travis d'Arnaud in time to get Jackson as he made a headfirst slide into home. (more...)
West Ham United Premier League - 27 August 2017 West Ham United Premier League - 27 August 2017
- August 28, 2017

Political machinations and any talk of Benitez being unhappy at the speed of Newcastle's recruitment were forgotten in victory. Goals from Joselu , Ciaran Clark and Aleksandar Mitrovic changed the mood of a city. "Yes, we have to", he said. Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez came close to taking the West Ham two years ago. "I expect to be quite busy we're working to find solution to some players". (more...)
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...)