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Bulgarian Challenger Kubrat Pulev Vows to Upset Anthony Joshua Bulgarian Challenger Kubrat Pulev Vows to Upset Anthony Joshua
- September 05, 2017

There won't be much hugs we'll just box. 'October 28, I will be defending my IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight championship title of the world against Kubrat Pulev . "Anthony is a formidable opponent", Pulev said in translated comments. "October 28 can't come soon enough", he said. Eddie Hearn the game will be played at the Principality stadium in the Welsh capital. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window
- September 05, 2017

The Ros Rojiblancos were banned from making any new signing this summer after they were found guilty of landing an under-aged player. The only obstacle for United for a January transfer could be Griezmann being unavailable for the latter stages of the Champions League, where it is expected he would be Cup tied after having assumedly having played for Atletico in the upcoming group stages. (more...)
Scotland face Malta in must win tie at Hampden Park Scotland face Malta in must win tie at Hampden Park
- September 05, 2017

But, with England coming from behind to beat Slovakia at Wembley, the Scots can seal second spot in Group F by defeating Slovakia at Hampden next month and then winning in Slovenia. It means we will have everything to play for at home to Slovakia and away to Slovenia. "A lot of it is down to the manager, I think he's done a fantastic job, pulled us through a tough time ". (more...)
Argentina coach Sampaoli urges players to avoid 'traumatic' pressure Argentina coach Sampaoli urges players to avoid 'traumatic' pressure
- September 05, 2017

Jorge Sampaoli's side is in fifth place but is only two points back of second-place Colombia and the three points from this game are essential for staying competitive with the other top teams in the region. Midfielder Ever Banega - who missed the match in Montevideo due to suspension - is also likely to return, replacing his Sevilla teammate Guido Pizarro. (more...)
Rory McIlroy admits he wants season over after another missed cut Rory McIlroy admits he wants season over after another missed cut
- September 05, 2017

He is the leader in the race for Tour Player of the Year and seems to be blossoming into what he always dreamed he could be. Thomas finished his third round with eight birdies. Rahm sank a 60-foot eagle putt on the final hole of the Farmers Insurance Open in January to earn his first PGA Tour victory, and he picked up his first European Tour win at the Irish Open in July. (more...)
Shields struck by batted ball, exits game in seventh Shields struck by batted ball, exits game in seventh
- September 05, 2017

Shields (2-6) is listed as day to day after X-rays were negative. The Indians led from the second inning, when Sox right-hander James Shields gave up two runs on Carlos Santana's solo home run and Roberto Perez's RBI double. I threw him a first pitch slider. They are now three games behind the Astros in that department. "To his credit, he took it like a champ, he put his head down and shut his mouth and he walked back to the dugout". (more...)
Turnovers doom Jackets in thrilling 2OT loss to Tennessee Volunteers Turnovers doom Jackets in thrilling 2OT loss to Tennessee Volunteers
- September 05, 2017

Once Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson figured out the soft spots of UT's defense, namely its mid-section, the yards started piling up. "I was certainly disappointed with the outcome". In the end, the outcome was decided by a two-point conversion in the second overtime. "We thought, if somebody is investing in this, we want to be part of it", Tennessee Vols fan Jewel Bunch said. (more...)
Liverpool face continued Thomas Lemar fight as Arsene Wenger confirms interest
- September 05, 2017

Wenger included both Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in his starting line-up despite the pair both being linked with moves away from the club. The last time Arsenal lifted the Premier League title was in the 2003/04 season. "I wanted him too, but €180m is too much for us". "We want our fans to be behind us in this moment even if we are very sorry for what we delivered but to have a successful team we need to have that". (more...)
Tom Brady moving on from the Super Bowl, focused on 2017 Tom Brady moving on from the Super Bowl, focused on 2017
- September 05, 2017

But despite being called the greatest of all time, Brady is still expecting some nerves during opening night against the Chiefs . " Football is very humbling", Brady said. "Starting the season, I know they have a lot of events planned, probably all the families coming in". It's a big game. "It's going to take a lot of good football to get where we need to be". (more...)
Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings
- September 05, 2017

Kumar ended a spirited fourth-wicket partnership, which had set Sri Lanka up for a challenging score after the hosts won the toss and chose to bat. Last time India witnessed whitewash in the overseas. He will play five front-line bowlers more often than not. The India national cricket team is high on confidence and they should be able to carry the same momentum into today's match too. (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship: Justin Thomas earns fifth win of season Dell Technologies Championship: Justin Thomas earns fifth win of season
- September 05, 2017

Keeping his mistakes to a minimum, Thomas outlasted them both by closing with a 5-under 66 for a three-shot victory in the Dell Technologies Championship . He also closed the round bogey-bogey. Spaniard John Rahm and Briton Paul Casey were a shot behind Leishman in a tie for fourth. Spieth was simply dynamic at the start. (more...)
David Wright to Undergo Shoulder Surgery David Wright to Undergo Shoulder Surgery
- September 05, 2017

While we have no doubt that Wright will have more than enough sheer will to go through it, the time aspect seems to be running out as every year passes that he suffers some type of debilitating injury . "That's very true, but this guy respects the game", Collins countered when asked Monday about the retirement argument. I'm sure, in his mind, he feels like he owes them the max effort, which is the kind of person he is. (more...)
Trevor Story sitting on Monday for Rockies Trevor Story sitting on Monday for Rockies
- September 05, 2017

It was still a little insane. The Rockies are in a funk right now, one that has them in danger of giving up a wild card spot that has seemed a lock all season long. "We didn't get a hit on the back end of the batting order", Bochy said. "That puts us in a tough position". Greg Holland (3-5) pitched the ninth as the Rockies used four relievers to blank the Giants for 4 2/3 innings after starter Chad Bettis gave up three runs and five hits in 5 1/3 innings. (more...)
Harvey flood victim returns to find 9-foot alligator in Houston home Harvey flood victim returns to find 9-foot alligator in Houston home
- September 04, 2017

At least one homeowner near Lake Houston, however, encountered a different kind of shocking, post-Harvey sight. Foster quickly called police who then called Wildnernex Wildlife Control. A slew of other weird animal appearances have been documented on social media in Harvey's aftermath. "We've been posting a lot of information warning people that wildlife may have moved around and advising them on what they should do if they come in contact with alligators and the like". (more...)
Spanish wonder-kid Arnau Puigmal completes a move to Manchester United Spanish wonder-kid Arnau Puigmal completes a move to Manchester United
- September 04, 2017

The 16-year-old signed a deal with the club in July but has been awaiting global clearance ever since. The central midfielder shone at this year's Mediterranean International Cup, winning its Most Valuable Player award while also scoring in the final against Barcelona. (more...)
Arnau Puigmal poses with Andy Cole to announce 'dream' Manchester United transfer Arnau Puigmal poses with Andy Cole to announce 'dream' Manchester United transfer
- September 04, 2017

And how do we know the deal has gone through? UNITED have landed Spanish wonderkid Arnau Puigmal . Claims Man United were signing Arnau Puigmal has been around for several months. However, the move is now complete and Puigmal revealed his delight on Instagram: "Very happy and proud to announce that I am a new Manchester United player, a dream come true". (more...)
Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as India's sports minister Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Vijay Goel as India's sports minister
- September 04, 2017

Despite the vibrant happiness expressed in all strata about an Olympic medallist becoming the Sports Minister of the country, Rathore categorically stated that "running any institution required a mix of experience" and energetic young people. (more...)
Florida State's DeAndre Francois on Crutches After Injuring Leg Against Alabama Florida State's DeAndre Francois on Crutches After Injuring Leg Against Alabama
- September 04, 2017

It was the first and only time the Seminoles would get on the scoreboard as they were held scoreless in the second half . If Alabama hadn't had such great field position in the second half , it might not have scored at all. Sophomore quarterback Jalen Hurts had spurts of brilliance Saturday night including a handsome 53-yard touchdown pass to Calvin Ridley . "I didn't feel like we executed very well in the first half ", Saban said. (more...)
J&K: Security personnel gun down 2 terrorists in Baramulla J&K: Security personnel gun down 2 terrorists in Baramulla
- September 04, 2017

The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter in which two militants were gunned down. Police said the encounter took place when terrorists opened fire on the security forces while they were conducting an operation to flush out terrorists from a village on the outskirts of Sopore based on specific information about their presence in the area. (more...)
J&K: 2 Terrorists Killed by Security Forces in Sopore J&K: 2 Terrorists Killed by Security Forces in Sopore
- September 04, 2017

The security forces had earlier cordoned off the area and a search operation has been launched. Their identities and group are yet to be ascertained. On September 1, one jawan was martyred and at least four others were injured when militants attacked a bus carrying security personnel near Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar . (more...)
Star, Sony face off for IPL TV rights in India Star, Sony face off for IPL TV rights in India
- September 04, 2017

Welcome to our Live coverage of the latest updates from the Indian Premier League ( IPL) media rights auction . All were television entities and, eventually, only two qualified for the bid - the Sony-World Sports Group alliance and Nimbus. (more...)
Sharapova through to US Open round of 16 Sharapova through to US Open round of 16
- September 04, 2017

Open's main stage - the prestigious Arthur Ashe Stadium. The first was Kim Clijsters, who captured the 2009 U.S. Open. "With regards to scheduling, as you know, I don't make the schedule", Sharapova responded. You got to take it. So for me to come out, Monday night was a special night for me. "So it's tough. Very frustrating, for sure". You know, playing four matches, playing in front of a big crowd and fans. (more...)
US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals US Open: Venus Williams enters quarterfinals
- September 04, 2017

She lost to her younger sister Serena Williams at the Australian Open and to Garbine Muguruza at Wimbledon . She owns seven Grand Slam titles, including two in NY in 2000 and 2001. "I need a challenge, I love pressure and especially because this is the last major and it's at home". PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY: Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova brought Russian Maria Sharapova's campaign to a grinding halt, winning 5-7 6-4 6-2 in two hours and 16 minutes. (more...)
Sanchez to Manchester City reports were 'made up', claims Vidal Sanchez to Manchester City reports were 'made up', claims Vidal
- September 04, 2017

For Lemar, it's been business as usual on the pitch as he scored a brace in France's 4-0 World Cup qualifying rout over Holland on Thursday. Wenger was tipped to make a bid for the "new Henry" Kylian Mbappe this summer, however, Arsenal were priced out of the market for the now-PSG star. (more...)
#21 Virginia Tech faces #22 West Virginia in loaded season opener #21 Virginia Tech faces #22 West Virginia in loaded season opener
- September 04, 2017

The first quarter was a battle of defenses, with the Hokies taking a 3-0 lead into the second quarter. A new season of Virginia Tech football means new faces. The Mountaineers lost quarterback Skyler Howard (3,328 yards and 26 touchdowns) and top receivers Shelton Gibson (951 yards and eight touchdowns) and Daikiel Shorts (894 yards and five touchdowns). (more...)
'Perfect day' for Ricciardo storming through the field at Monza 'Perfect day' for Ricciardo storming through the field at Monza
- September 04, 2017

We were on the soft to start and then I punctured that tyre, so I had to do a two-stop, which was a bit of a shame. "It was cool, had some real pace at the end". "I had blinkers on for the move and was happy to pull it off". Hopefully we created some highlights for the year. He nearly chased down former teammate Sebastian Vettel for a podium finish, ending the race just seconds behind the German. (more...)
Felipe Massa: "It was definitely a great qualifying for the team"
- September 04, 2017

Driving an F1 auto in extreme wet conditions for the first time, Stroll splashed his way to P4 in the final stage of the session, finishing behind Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and the Red Bull pair of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo . (more...)
Van Nistelrooy impressed by Lukaku start at Man United Van Nistelrooy impressed by Lukaku start at Man United
- September 04, 2017

Not only scoring but providing and making his runs". Ibrahimovic has won 32 titles in his long-illustrious career, but Lukaku said that winning the Premier League will the be the ultimate goal for the 35-year-old striker. "There's always pressure to score here". "They have had a wonderful start". Van Nistelrooy is optimistic that United will be competing to win the top competitions under Mourinho this season, after finishing sixth along with EFL Cup and Europa League silverware in ... (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Leonardo Mayer to advance in US Open
- September 04, 2017

After two five-set marathons Federer had the afterburners on, sprinting past the Spaniard Feliciano López 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 in just 1hr 46min under a closed roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium . Alexandr Dolgopolov moved into the fourth round at Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2011 with a victory Saturday. "I hope that the last three sets can be a good turning point for me", Nadal said after he defeated Mayer. (more...)
Cal defeats North Carolina in Wilcox's coaching debut Cal defeats North Carolina in Wilcox's coaching debut
- September 04, 2017

Surratt guided the Tar Heels on all three TD drives. "But we'll get it corrected and see what the problems were". He enrolled a semester early at North Carolina to get a jump on his college career and the extra preparation time paid off as Carter seems poised to be one of the top newcomers in the country this season. (more...)

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