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Ohio State Puts Urban Meyer on Paid Administrative Leave Ohio State Puts Urban Meyer on Paid Administrative Leave
- August 02, 2018

McMurphy's entire report is obviously worth reading, but the pertinent information includes the following. But just want u to be safe. Do you have a restraining order? Courtney: "I don't really care". Here is Meyer's denial at Big Ten Media Days. Meyer said the decision to fire Smith was a "very tough call". Boren's is another case of risky anti-media rhetoric that has infected dialogue in the United States that spits vitriol and seeks to discredit legitimate news reports because the ... (more...)
England v India: Joe Root breaks silence on Virat Kohli send-off England v India: Joe Root breaks silence on Virat Kohli send-off
- August 02, 2018

The dismissal was a crucial one for the Indian cricket team at that juncture and Kohli mocked Root by blowing a kiss and mimicking his "mic drop" celebration. Ashwin came round the wicket and arced the ball towards middle stump, luring Cook forward to try to play it with an angled bat but it landed an inch or two shorter than the opener had anticipated, the seam gripped on the pitch, ripped past the outside edge and into the centre of off stump. (more...)
Jones reportedly told by National Football League to stop discussing anthem Jones reportedly told by National Football League to stop discussing anthem
- August 02, 2018

The NFLPA and NFL , in a rare accord, said they'd talk more about the policy and put a freeze on enacting it. Jones blew that apart by saying all the Cowboys would be required to stand for the anthem. "I've always believed standing up for what I believe in, and that's what I'm going to continue to do". I think it's unfortunate that you have owners like him that use his position to intimidate and intentionally thwart even the idea of his players thinking individually or having a voice ... (more...)
Crusaders wary of Lions mauling, says Todd Crusaders wary of Lions mauling, says Todd
- August 02, 2018

The Lions beat the Jaguares and Waratahs at Ellis Park en route to the final and Mallett said their forwards were as good a match as any for the Crusaders in Super Rugby . Rugby League Park might be in for a similar treat on Saturday when the Crusaders host the Johannesburg-based side at their Christchurch stronghold in a repeat of last year's final. (more...)
Alisson Becker to make Liverpool debut in Napoli friendly, says Klopp Alisson Becker to make Liverpool debut in Napoli friendly, says Klopp
- August 02, 2018

Liverpool's new man between the sticks completed a sensational £67m switch to Anfield from Roma this summer, making the 25-year-old the most expensive goalkeeper ever. We should not waste time. 'I've met some of my team-mates and had my first morning session. "It has been a great day which I had been looking forward to,"Alisson told Liverpool's official website on Tuesday". (more...)
Alex Iwobi mocks himself after win over Chelsea
- August 02, 2018

An Alexandre Lacazette goal in the final minute of the match ensured that the game went the distance, and it was the Gunners who held their nerve in a tight shootout at the Aviva Stadium. That Morata miss proved to be the catalyst for Arsenal to finally spark into life, and they really should have been on level terms 35 minutes in when a swift move culminated in Henrikh Mkhitaryan spotting Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at the back post. (more...)
J.A. Happ contracts hand, foot and mouth disease J.A. Happ contracts hand, foot and mouth disease
- August 02, 2018

Happ home on Tuesday with hand, foot and mouth disease, meaning he might miss his scheduled start against the Red Sox on Saturday. It is most commonly found in children under 10 years of age. He is now in jeopardy of missing his next start which slated for this weekend's series against the Red Sox. Happ's Yankees debut came Sunday at Yankee Stadium, where he threw six innings of three-hit ball in a win over the Kansas City Royals . (more...)
ICC: Iwobi Strikes As Arsenal Beat Chelsea In Dublin
- August 02, 2018

Willian has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid , and his Chelsea future was thrown into more doubt when the Brazil global failed to report for pre-season training on time . Hudson-Odoi's audition for a starting spot in next weekend's Community Shield continued into the second half, as the youngster forced another save out of Cech and then played a part in winning a corner that Rudiger this time headed wide. (more...)
Smriti Mandhana equalises the record of fastest Women's T20 half-century Smriti Mandhana equalises the record of fastest Women's T20 half-century
- August 02, 2018

An exquisite innings that left everyone enthralled at Taunton , saw Mandhana also record the fastest half-century in the tournament and help her side defeat the table toppers by 18 runs. She has been one of India's star women cricketers recently and has hit 1464 runs from 41 ODIs, including three centuries and 11 fifties. Sophie Divine scored 46 runs in 21 balls. (more...)
Anthony Martial: Manchester United forward to return on Thursday after daughter's birth Anthony Martial: Manchester United forward to return on Thursday after daughter's birth
- August 02, 2018

Martial was given permission to return to Europe in order to attend the birth of his second child, but the France worldwide did not make himself available for United's closing fixtures across the pond. "Back tomorrow in Manchester", he wrote. "My little Swan is fine, for the mum it was..." The former Los Blancos manager will not be a hard nut to crack for the Premier League side as he has no ties with any club after walking out on Real Madrid following his spectacular hat-trick of ... (more...)
NEWS Gran Turismo Sport update 1.23 adds microtransactions NEWS Gran Turismo Sport update 1.23 adds microtransactions
- August 02, 2018

In a controversial move, the ability to purchase in-game vehicles with real-life money is also being added with the update. It turned out to be one of the more substantial additions to the unique entry. Additionally, six different layouts of the "Circuit de Sainte-Croix" track has been added, alongside new events in the Campaign Mode and more. Gran Turismo games were for a long time an early example of Games-as-a-Service, a type of game with a very long life cycle, supported extensively with ... (more...)
Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui: Gareth Bale can replace Cristiano Ronaldo
- August 02, 2018

Real Madrid's new manager Julen Lopetegui says "extraordinary" Gareth Bale is on a "beautiful path" with the club. Lopetegui suggested that the departure of Ronaldo - who averaged 50 goals a season over nine years at the Bernabeu - was an opportunity to adjust the team with everybody working together. (more...)
Meyer: Firing Of Smith Was Best Meyer: Firing Of Smith Was Best
- August 02, 2018

The departure of Smith should be a critical loss for Ohio State , as he leaves with an abundance of big game experience, knowledge of the program's evolving playbook and Meyer's tendencies, and a leadership role in the program's recruiting efforts. (more...)
Ohio State places Meyer on administrative leave
- August 02, 2018

At issue is whether Urban Meyer knew of the incident before last week-and the extent of what he knew, if he did-and whether he failed to report an allegation that he would be required by Ohio State to report. "During the inquiry, Urban Meyer will be on paid administrative leave", the school said. Courtney Smith also provided threatening texts she said came from her ex-husband, former Ohio State assistant Zach Smith . (more...)
Manchester United's Ander Herrera defends Jose Mourinho after criticism Manchester United's Ander Herrera defends Jose Mourinho after criticism
- August 02, 2018

Last season ended on a sour note when Mourinho said striker Romelu Lukaku ruled himself out of starting the FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea. Now Mourinho could find himself being usurped by a manager out of work, although it is thought that the club will give Mourinho time this season to see how results pan out on the pitch. (more...)
Urban Meyer put on administrative leave, investigation opened
- August 02, 2018

Courtney Smith shared text messages with Meyer's wife Shelley that suggested that information should have been known in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Shelley said she was going to have to tell Urban. Police reports obtained by Cleveland.com revealed that the Powell Police Department was called to Courtney Smith's home on October 25, 2015. (more...)
OSU Coach Urban Meyer knew of abuse allegations against assistant in 2015
- August 02, 2018

Zach Smith was sacked last week after an OH court granted a domestic violence protective order to Courtney Smith . Two police reports filed in 2015 in Ohio's Powell County, after the Smiths separated in June of that year, accused Zach Smith of abuse. (more...)
Ohio State Coach Knew of Domestic Abuse Allegations Against a Staff Member
- August 02, 2018

However, Brett McMurphy released an interview with Courtney Smith, complete with text messages and images that she had sent to Meyer's wife Shelley , that showed that, in all likelihood, Meyer was aware of the incident back in 2015 and, possibly, in 2009 when Smith was an assistant under Meyer at Florida . (more...)
Everton to offer Jordan Pickford new contract amid Chelsea interest Everton to offer Jordan Pickford new contract amid Chelsea interest
- August 02, 2018

The Times (h/t Sun ) claims that the English keeper is our priority target if Real Madrid sign Thibaut Courtois this season. But, Chelsea are the front-runners in his pursuit , and for good reason. That will be a huge boost for Everton fans as well as new manager Marco Silva, who could ill-afford to go into the new season looking for a new goalkeeper as it is the one area of the squad he has not felt the need to reinforce. (more...)
Rodon sharp in White Sox loss to Blue Jays Rodon sharp in White Sox loss to Blue Jays
- August 01, 2018

The White Sox will counter with left-hander Carlos Rodon (3-3, 3.38 ERA), who will make his ninth start of the year. "I was happy to hear them get excited about something". Lopez allowed eight runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 1/3 innings. THE AXMAN COMETH Reliever Axford started Saturday's "bullpen" game for the Jays and did a good job, leaving after three innings, his longest Major League Baseball outing, with Toronto ahead 4-0. (more...)
GVC and MGM aim to 'dominate' USA betting GVC and MGM aim to 'dominate' USA betting
- August 01, 2018

As per the agreement, MGM Resorts and GVC have agreed to capitalize the venture with initial commitments of $100 million per partner. This deal, which will see both parties put in $100m, is the latest in a string of tie-ups across the industry following the repeal of the US Federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in May. (more...)
Conor McGregor Reveals Khabib Fight Is Conor McGregor Reveals Khabib Fight Is "Very Close"
- August 01, 2018

When asked by TMZ whether or not he'll be back in action before the end of the year, he said: "Yes, very close". " I can't believe we're going to fight, because I really want this guy ", Nurmagomedov said in a backstage scrum with reporters on Saturday at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (more...)
Patriots’ Jordan Matthews Has ‘Significant’ Hamstring Injury Patriots’ Jordan Matthews Has ‘Significant’ Hamstring Injury
- August 01, 2018

Matthews had signed a one-year, $1 million contract ($300,000 guaranteed) with the Patriots in April, and was vying for a roster spot at a position headlined by Julian Edelman and Chris Hogan . Matthews, 26, arrived in New England this offseason via free agency after spending last season with their AFC East rivals, the Buffalo Bills . The team will also have to play the first four games of 2018 without Julian Edelman due to an National Football League suspension. (more...)
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo arrives for first training session with new club Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo arrives for first training session with new club
- August 01, 2018

How do you think Real will fare without Ronaldo this coming season? Some from the first team, some were on loan, some are from the Castilla, some from Real Madrid C so it's a group of players. "Juventus have done a lovely propaganda move for the whole FCA Group", the 60-year-old told La Verita . And the 33-year-old lifted the lid on how it felt to head to the Allianz Stadium. (more...)
Root holds firm after India´s Shami strikes twice in first Test Root holds firm after India´s Shami strikes twice in first Test
- August 01, 2018

His strike-rate dropped below 50, even as he completed his half-century off 107 balls. Malan, who survived an lbw appeal from Ashwin, was then leg before to Shami as he played back. Root also became the quickest batsman to 6,000 Test runs in terms of time from his debut when he reached the landmark. Ashwin was the only wicket-taker for India in the pre-lunch session, bowling Cook (13) with a ripper in the ninth over. (more...)
Ricciardo on top for Red Bull in opening practice Ricciardo on top for Red Bull in opening practice
- August 01, 2018

He had been on a tear during the opening laps, seeking to close down the Mercedes and Ferrari drivers , but reported a sudden loss of power before being instructed by the Red Bull pitwall to shut his vehicle down for the day. "I'll let Cyril [Abiteboul, Renault's team boss] come up with the excuses afterwards". "But at the end, at the moment, I also don't really care". (more...)
Liverpool duo Georgiinio Wijnaldum and Alisson together makes Kevin Strootman jealous
- August 01, 2018

Having a blockbuster, big money transfer window has made the Reds the favorite to try and dethrone Manchester City as Premier League champions. The club's progress has led to top players, including Salah and Firmino, signing new long-term contracts earlier this year and Klopp is optimistic that Mane will follow suit. (more...)
Manchester United target Zidane as Mourinho replacement
- August 01, 2018

What won't help the situation is widespread reports of United planning to fine Martial £180,000 , which is two weeks' wages, for leaving tour and not training. Madrid star Karim Benzema found the back of the net in first-half stoppage time and Madrid completely dominated in the second period, however, the Red Devils managed to end their United States tour on a winning note. (more...)
Ranked Johnson wins Canadian Open Ranked Johnson wins Canadian Open
- August 01, 2018

However, the tall, athletic Johnson bounced back with birdie on the next hole before another at the 16th gave him a three-shot lead standing on the 18th tee. Mackenzie Hughes was the top Canadian finisher, tying for eighth place at 15 under after a 68 on Sunday. The Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course has been slated for redevelopment by ClubLink, the property's owner. (more...)
Digne signs for Everton Digne signs for Everton
- August 01, 2018

Barcelona have confirmed their second sale of the summer - and it's to another Premier League side. It looks like Digne has "I Never Walk Alone" inked on his chest. Silva said: "It is important to say that he is a player who, from the first moment he was contacted, showed enormous desire to play at Everton ". "Lucas is a player who will add competitiveness in a position where we only had Leighton Baines last season and he is accustomed to winning". (more...)

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