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Alexander Gustafsson Not Surprised About Jon Jones Drug Test Failure Alexander Gustafsson Not Surprised About Jon Jones Drug Test Failure
- August 29, 2017

Jones' past represents a troubled one, as he tested positive for metabolites found in cocaine in 2015 and was then stripped of the light heavyweight title and suspended by the UFC for his involvement in a hit-and-run incident during that same year. (more...)
Conte: Chelsea Dominated Everton Games, Hazard Will Soon Return Conte: Chelsea Dominated Everton Games, Hazard Will Soon Return
- August 29, 2017

In September we have to play seven games and I need to rotate my players because it is very hard to play seven games in the month with the same players. I always think this is a team sport. "The clean sheet is very satisfying but I would have liked my team to be more clinical in the second half". The youngster's antics commenced with a brilliant link up with Cesc Fabregas , providing the assist to the midfielder's opening goal. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Dismayed At 'Disastrous' Arsenal Display At Liverpool Arsene Wenger Dismayed At 'Disastrous' Arsenal Display At Liverpool
- August 29, 2017

Yet he set about insisting he was hurting as much as the fans with a message that was loaded with very personal sentiments. "I called them cowards last season and got a bit of criticism but I'll say it again: cowards". Whether the new offer is enough to tempt Arsenal into selling remains to be seen, but defensive reinforcements could be on Wenger's mind after the Anfield capitulation. (more...)
Anti-Wenger Arsenal fans use vandalism to get their point across
- August 29, 2017

Anti-Arsene Wenger supports have spray-painted their message on the club's famous Ken Friar Bridge, which leads fans to the Emirates Stadium (see below). Everton may have been clear second best at Chelsea on Sunday in a 2-0 loss, but Ronald Koeman's side have shown enough to indicate that their strengthened squad can realistically target sixth place. (more...)
Max Verstappen questions commitment to Red Bull Max Verstappen questions commitment to Red Bull
- August 29, 2017

Alonso has finished only three races as McLaren still struggles badly with its Honda engines. "We showed a more respectable pace today and then we had an opportunity under the safety auto with the re-start and took the most of that, so I'm really happy with the result". (more...)
Houston Texans owner pledges $1 million for storm relief
- August 29, 2017

The Texans hit the field in Frisco on Monday with more on their mind than just football . "We also hope our actions encourage others to do what they can to help their neighbors in need right now". On Sunday, Watt announced that he had set up a fundraiser for victims in Houston with a $100,000 donation. She announced that the Cowboys would be matching the Texans' $1 million donation, showing their support for their fellow Texans. (more...)
US Open: Garbine Muguruza eases into round two US Open: Garbine Muguruza eases into round two
- August 29, 2017

Also appearing in Ashe during the day session: No. 3-seeded Garbine Muguruza , who beat Williams at the All England Club, against Varvara Lepchenko of the U.S., and 2014 U.S. I had to be at my best from the first point. The Spaniard has won 16 of her last 18 matches, and with Serena Williams pregnant and not playing and No. (more...)
No improvement from Vikings' first-team offense No improvement from Vikings' first-team offense
- August 29, 2017

Regardless, it's never too early to start thinking about the 2018 draft now that we have a better idea of what San Francisco's roster will look like in 2017. In addition to Reiff, Boone and Remmers, the starters on the line were Nick Easton at center and Joe Berger at right guard. The 49ers went 79 yards on their first possession, resulting in Goodwin's score. (more...)
Ravens extend Harbaugh contract, which was to expire in 2018 Ravens extend Harbaugh contract, which was to expire in 2018
- August 29, 2017

It's at least the third time since Harbaugh signed a multiyear deal before the 2013 season that the Ravens have added a year onto his deal. During his tenure with the Ravens, Harbaugh has gone 85-59 in the regular season and led the Ravens to the playoffs in each of his first five seasons, the first National Football League coach since the merger in 1970 to accomplish that. (more...)
Wie undergoes appendix surgery Wie undergoes appendix surgery
- August 29, 2017

The 27-year-old, who was part of the USA's winning Solheim Cup team two weeks ago, was six shots off the lead after rounds of 71-67-70 in Ottawa with her management company, IMG, releasing the following statement. Wie has seven top 10s on the season and is now ranked No. 30 in the world. Wie had to withdraw from the U.S. Women's Open because of a neck injury , and she has been plagued with a variety of injuries off and on over the years. (more...)
Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do breaks streaming records Taylor Swift's Look What You Made Me Do breaks streaming records
- August 29, 2017

This was foreshadowed in the beginning, when Swift emerged from a graveyard as a zombie. Yup. In the video's closing moments , 15 different incarnations of the "old" Taylor quibble in front of a jet plane. It's a Faustian "Fuck it, then, let's be bad". Phaedra gave up stone-faced silence instead of truth. According to the Associated Press , " Look What You Made Me Do " set a new global record for first day streaming. (more...)
Husband allegedly fatally stabs wife in front of son, 12 Husband allegedly fatally stabs wife in front of son, 12
- August 29, 2017

He was arrested around 8 a.m.at the hospital in Ventura County, said Sgt. Michael Goldberg of the LAPD's Van Nuys station, who said he had no other information. The victim, identified as 31-year-old Viridiana Teran, was taken to UCLA Medical Center, where she later died. Paramedics rushed her to an area hospital, where she later died from her wounds, Eisenman said. (more...)
Konta falls at first hurdle in US Open Konta falls at first hurdle in US Open
- August 29, 2017

It compounds a miserable few days for Great Britain's respective No 1 players after Andy Murray's withdrawal on Saturday before the tournament started. "I am now winning more matches and that is what matters". Konta, who made the fourth round the last two years, eased into a 4-1 lead in the first set on a sleepy Grandstand court and although Krunic pulled back level at 4-4, she was able to break again before serving out the set. (more...)
Josh McCown named Jets' starting quarterback for Week 1 Josh McCown named Jets' starting quarterback for Week 1
- August 29, 2017

He spent the last two seasons with the Browns and saw limited action as the starter last season after Robert Griffin III landed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury following a Week 1 loss to the Eagles. McCown spent the last two seasons with the Cleveland Browns before signing with NY as a free agent in March. It sounds like Petty is destined to be second on the Jets' depth chart, behind Josh McCown and ahead of Christian Hackenberg. (more...)
Mitchell Robinson Is Expected To Return To WKU Mitchell Robinson Is Expected To Return To WKU
- August 28, 2017

The addition of Robinson would complete Western's 2017-18 roster, although center Robinson Idehen - expected to be eligible in December - has yet to enroll at this time. He subsequently paid visits to LSU , Kentucky and New Orleans before ultimately deciding to re-commit to Western Kentucky . Robinson also had interest from overseas teams, and there was speculation that he might sit out entirely and work out in preparation for the National Basketball Association draft. (more...)
Liverpool hoping to continue successful run against Arsenal Liverpool hoping to continue successful run against Arsenal
- August 28, 2017

Arsenal are perennial challengers for the Champions League places and have a team capable of some of the best football in the Premier League. At the other end of the pitch, Alexandre Lacazette will lead an attack looking to bounce back from a frustrating 1-0 defeat at Stoke City. (more...)
Paxton Lynch has shoulder sprain, out several weeks Paxton Lynch has shoulder sprain, out several weeks
- August 28, 2017

According to the report from Klis, some members of Denver's staff do not feel that Sloter is ready to be a regular season backup quarterback ( despite his remarkable preseason ). He may be forced to carry three quarterbacks, as the timeline for Lynch's injury - at least for now - wouldn't warrant placing him on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Happy After Liverpool's 'Perfect' Performance Against Arsenal Jurgen Klopp Happy After Liverpool's 'Perfect' Performance Against Arsenal
- August 28, 2017

Earlier in the week, two goals and a masterful performance at the heart of Liverpool's midfield led Jürgen Klopp's side back into the Champions League group stage for the third time in the last nine seasons. But not like it happened today. Salah started the game and played the whole match while his compatriot Mohamed Elneny was not included in the match-day squad. (more...)
McElwain to MI: 2 can play at secrecy game McElwain to MI: 2 can play at secrecy game
- August 28, 2017

The game will be held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas , and is the ideal showcase for a duo of deeply saturated uniforms that express the heritage and future of each program. "I have not seen the starting quarterback come out of Florida". "The quarterback situation, we have a plan that's in place", McElwain said . According to MI, this is the second time in program history it will wear an all-maize look. (more...)
DeShone Kizer gets nod as Browns starter, Osweiler trade coming soon? DeShone Kizer gets nod as Browns starter, Osweiler trade coming soon?
- August 28, 2017

The Browns have started 12 different quarterbacks over the past four seasons, and Jackson and Cleveland's front office are clearly hoping Kizer can be the guy to turn it around. Kizer will be under center against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 1. The plan is to win games with a strong defense and rely on Kizer to keep the score close through for quarters. (more...)
Who could replace Arsene Wenger? Arsenal's next manager odds Who could replace Arsene Wenger? Arsenal's next manager odds
- August 28, 2017

Neither Wenger nor Klopp would say much when asked in their post-match press conferences about potential business in the final few days of the summer transfer window. "We're sorry to the fans that came up - it's not good enough and we have to do something about it", he said. At the end of the game, Arsene Wenger was in total shock and agreed that it was a disastrous performance from his boys. (more...)
Arsenal in talks with PL rivals over sale of Sanchez Arsenal in talks with PL rivals over sale of Sanchez
- August 28, 2017

It seems obvious, particularly as Arsenal will have to be as strong as possible at the back against a potent Liverpool strikeforce. Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT the club will be no fools if they get Alexis Sanchez to stay at the Emirates for one last season - even if it means he leaves for free next summer. (more...)
Patrick Roberts to arrive in Glasgow for Celtic medical Patrick Roberts to arrive in Glasgow for Celtic medical
- August 28, 2017

After spending 18 months on loan with the Hoops and winning the Treble last season, Roberts returned to parent club Manchester City for preseason but has been allowed a move away after not featuring in Pep Guardiola's plans. That form was why Celtic were keen to sign Roberts again but City were keen for him to be part of the club's pre-season and consider their options. (more...)
Foyth: I chose Tottenham Hotspur because of Pochettino
- August 28, 2017

It would be a rapid turnaround for Foyth to Tottenham, considering he only arrived on Sunday evening according to the Argentine press. Mauricio Pochettino , the Tottenham manager, has already taken the centre-half Davinson Sánchez from Ajax and the back-up goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton, and he wants a further three new signings before Thursday's deadline. (more...)
Thomas not a Cavalier yet Thomas not a Cavalier yet
- August 28, 2017

In what might be the most surprising trade in sports since P.K. Subban was traded for Shea Weber (fellow National Hockey League fans know what I mean), Kyrie Irving - for a brief moment, at least - was traded from the Cavaliers in exchange for Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas , the team that viewed him as the successor to Lebron James when they drafted him in 2011. (more...)
Steven Davis says van Dijk must fight for Southampton place Steven Davis says van Dijk must fight for Southampton place
- August 28, 2017

Yet Southampton have also been infuriated by the input of Van Dijk's current advisers, who staged talks over the player's transfer with Liverpool earlier this year without the permission of the south coast club. We have long gone beyond the point of conflict resolution in Van Dijk's shattered relationship with Southampton, so if a £70m offer was made by Chelsea or Liverpool in the coming days, all parties in this messy and unpleasant spat would be wise to end their war and go their separate ... (more...)
Chiefs acquire LB Reggie Ragland from Bills Chiefs acquire LB Reggie Ragland from Bills
- August 28, 2017

Ragland never saw regular season game action as a Bill after being chosen in the second round of last year's draft. He earned unanimous All-American honors at Alabama in 2015 in leading the Crimson Tide to a national championship that season. (more...)
Klopp reacts to LFC's Champions League draw Klopp reacts to LFC's Champions League draw
- August 28, 2017

Still, Arsenal have earned 133 points in the Premier League since October 8, 2015 - five more than Liverpool , who named Jurgen Klopp as their manager on that day. From Anfield in '89 to Henry's hat-trick at Highbury, The Reds have been sick of the sight of the Gunners at times. Lawrenson now believes that both side have too many frailties to be able to get a win against the other. (more...)
2012 champ Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury 2012 champ Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with hip injury
- August 28, 2017

Sharapova is a former No. 1 with a career Grand Slam; her five major championships include the 2006 U.S. Open. Querrey's old line in the draw gets filled by the highest-ranked man who was not seeded originally, Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany; he becomes seed No. (more...)
Mourinho To Make 2 Changes: Predicted Man Utd XI vs Leicester City Mourinho To Make 2 Changes: Predicted Man Utd XI vs Leicester City
- August 28, 2017

United needed a Marcus Rashford goal from the bench to settle the nerves against the Foxes. Those goals saved the blushes of Romelu Lukaku , who had seen a penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 53rd minute. Champions Chelsea play Everton on Sunday when Liverpool host Arsenal , last season's runners-up Tottenham Hotspur face Burnley and West Bromwich Albion take on Stoke City. (more...)