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Transfer: Ernesto Valverde breaks silence on Paul Pogba's 'move' to Barcelona Transfer: Ernesto Valverde breaks silence on Paul Pogba's 'move' to Barcelona
- August 06, 2018

The relationship between the French midfielder and his coach at Manchester United , Jose Mourinho , isn't good and he's ready to leave the English club for the second time in his career. Pogba reportedly met with Barca sporting director Eric Abidal in Los Angeles earlier this summer and is tempted by the prospect of filling the void left by Andres Iniesta and inheriting his iconic No.8 jersey. (more...)
Willian: 'I am very happy at Chelsea' Willian: 'I am very happy at Chelsea'
- August 06, 2018

Premier League clubs have a shorter period to do their business than their European rivals, after choosing to slash their own transfer window. Whether Courtois stays or not is another story, but he's far more replaceable than his compatriot. (more...)
Graeme Souness reveals what he really thinks about Alisson after Liverpool move Graeme Souness reveals what he really thinks about Alisson after Liverpool move
- August 06, 2018

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes he's taken the club back amongst the elite. Following Loris Karius' Champions League final nightmare and Simon Mignolet's inadequacies, Liverpool finally bought a top-class goalkeeper this summer. (more...)
Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson showdown reportedly will be Thanksgiving weekend Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson showdown reportedly will be Thanksgiving weekend
- August 06, 2018

Woods, 42, is ranked No. 50 in the world, while Mickelson, 48, sits at No. 21. "It's a ridiculous amount of money". Sports Illustrated reported that the match would likely be broadcast on pay-per-view television and, according to Mickelson, both players would be willing to wear microphones during the event. (more...)
British Open: Georgia Hall claims first major victory
- August 06, 2018

Hall would be the first Englishwomen to win the Open in 14 years. Their only challenger, in the loosest sense of the word, was Ryu, who had admitted Saturday that her playoff defeat in last month's KPMG PGA Championship had hurt and now redemption was in her sights, chasing two golfers without one official LPGA victory. (more...)
Dana White Responds To Nate Diaz’s Controversial Tweet Dana White Responds To Nate Diaz’s Controversial Tweet
- August 06, 2018

Stockton's Diaz (20-11) has participated in the main event of two of the most lucrative UFC pay-per-view cards in history, first by taking a March 2016 fight against Conor McGregor on less than two weeks' notice to submit him in the second round. (more...)
Everton rescind offer to Yerry Mina, Manchester United move also fading Everton rescind offer to Yerry Mina, Manchester United move also fading
- August 06, 2018

Sky Sports reported on Thursday that Tottenham Hotspur were open to listening to offers for Mousa Dembele, Toby Alderweireld , and Danny Rose. The 29-year old will be looking to bring the same form to Old Trafford as he partners with Eric Bailly and help Manchester United win trophies this season. (more...)
Former Ireland captain Paul O’Connell takes Stade Francais role Former Ireland captain Paul O’Connell takes Stade Francais role
- August 05, 2018

O'Connell has joined Heyneke Meyer's staff as the forwards coach on a two-year contract, having previously been an assistant to Noel McNamara in Ireland's Under-20 set-up. "This is a major asset for the club and it shows the ambitions and goals of the Stade Français Paris". The former Munster and Ireland captain has been working as assistant coach of Ireland's U20s since December previous year. (more...)
Buzarnescu, Sakkari rally for spots in Silicon Valley final
- August 05, 2018

Buzarnescu defeated Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic, 6-1, 7-5, before Mertens completed a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win over Johanna Konta. Collins reaches her second semi-final of the year and will play the victor of the late match between Venus Williams and Maria Sakkari . (more...)
Angels manager Mike Scioscia to step down following 2018 season Angels manager Mike Scioscia to step down following 2018 season
- August 05, 2018

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia is expected to step down at the end of this season, according to a report by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . Major League Baseball's longest tenured manager is in the midst of his 19th season after managing his first Angels game on April 3, 2000. Only 17 other managers have won more games than Scioscia. (more...)
Lake Shore Drive partially reopens amid Chicago anti-violence march Lake Shore Drive partially reopens amid Chicago anti-violence march
- August 05, 2018

However, he conceded more has to be done in the neighborhoods where much of the gang-related violence takes place. Numerous demonstrators and organizers are sharply critical of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration as well. But none of the artists appeared to comply. Johnson ended up marching arm in arm with Pfleger and the Rev. Jesse Jackson . But eventually Mayor Rahm Emanuel expressed support for the Dan Ryan protest. (more...)
Willian will stay at Stamford Bridge: Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri Willian will stay at Stamford Bridge: Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri
- August 05, 2018

The Blues are likely to want to cash in on the goalkeeper this summer rather than risk losing him on a free transfer next year. This will be the third meeting between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, with City winning the most recent one in April 2013 (2-1 in the FA Cup semi-final). (more...)
Rangers Fans Can't Get Enough Of Steven Gerrard's Post-Match Interview Rangers Fans Can't Get Enough Of Steven Gerrard's Post-Match Interview
- August 05, 2018

The appointment of the former Liverpool and England skipper and the team's unbeaten start to their Europa League qualifying campaign have boosted optimism that the Glasgow giants can win their first title since 2011. "The disappointing thing from our point of view is he's been barged twice quite clearly", said Gerrard, who revealed that midfielder Ryan Jack was substituted because of a head injury. (more...)
Battaash connections confident of defending Qatar Stakes crown - Ireland Battaash connections confident of defending Qatar Stakes crown - Ireland
- August 05, 2018

He (Atzeni) said the race was comfortably under control in the last furlong."That (Lonsdale Cup) would be the obvious choice, I'm sure they've got it very well insured!"We'll have to do everything we can to try to win it". "We are very near now". "Take Cover loves it here and he's run a blinder". "When those gates open, you light the fuse", Jim Crowley said after winning the King George Stakes and it was as exhilarating to watch Battaash's 56-second explosion of raw speed as it must have ... (more...)
Swys to stay in Super Rugby Swys to stay in Super Rugby
- August 05, 2018

In pursuit of their ninth title, the Crusaders are 20-0 in home playoff games, while they haven't tasted defeat in a Super match in the Garden City since Scott Robertson took over from Todd Blackadder at the start of a year ago. "I'm not the biggest rugby expert but if there's something they could do‚ it's to stick to their guns‚" Sithole said. "He's resilient, he can take the punches", said De Bruin. (more...)
Johanna Konta loses to Elise Mertens at Silicon Valley Classic Johanna Konta loses to Elise Mertens at Silicon Valley Classic
- August 05, 2018

Mertens, a Belgian, saved two set points in the first set, forced a tiebreak and won four straight games in the second set for a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over Johanna Konta. The 30-year-old will next face the victor of the match between eighth seed Yulia Putintseva and Svetlana Kuznetsova . She won four straight games in the second set to put pressure on Collins, and ultimately evened the match with a forehand victor. (more...)
Man United reportedly move for €55m Bayern defender Man United reportedly move for €55m Bayern defender
- August 05, 2018

As for Martial, the 22-year-old made 30 Premier League appearances for the Reds last season, often from the bench, scoring nine goals and laying on five assists. (Getty Images) Fosu-Mensah, Darmian, Fred and Pereira all travelled to Germany. Signs have continued to point over the last week to a potential swap between Manchester United and Tottenham for Toby Alderweireld and Anthony Martial . (more...)
Five things we learned from the 1st England-India Test Five things we learned from the 1st England-India Test
- August 05, 2018

For all the Test cricket fans, this match is a flawless treat for them as the momentum is shifting every hour with no clear-cut advantage. I loathe practice for the sake of practice - that's why David Gower would have been my dream captain - but this undoubtedly made us better. (more...)
Keys joins San Jose exodus — WTA roundup Keys joins San Jose exodus — WTA roundup
- August 05, 2018

Open where she lost to fellow American Sloane Stephens, is ranked 12 in the world and was the second seed in San Jose. Sakkari will play Williams in the quarterfinals. On Wednesday, top-seeded Garbine Muguruza withdrew prior to her first match because of a right arm injury. Buzarnescu said she felt the pressure against qualifier Anisimova. (more...)
Rafa Benitez still seeking added competition for Newcastle squad Rafa Benitez still seeking added competition for Newcastle squad
- August 05, 2018

Put it all together and you understand why the fans need to be concerned. Benitez is adored by the Geordie Faithful, but has something of a strained relationship with the North East clubs controversial owner Mike Ashley, and only last week admitted that he was anxious that he has not signed more players this summer. (more...)
Jerry Rice says he'd definitely take Terrell Owens over Randy Moss Jerry Rice says he'd definitely take Terrell Owens over Randy Moss
- August 05, 2018

And he enters the Hall of Fame the exact same way, refusing to take the stage with his fellow honorees. "We have more commonalities than differences". I have made a lot of mistakes, but that's what happens when you start a professional football career at 22 years old. He was a nine-time Pro Bowler, six-time All-Pro, a member of the National Football League 2000s All-Decade Team and finished his career with these mind-boggling numbers: 26 interceptions and 37 sacks. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo in apparent social media snub to Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo in apparent social media snub to Real Madrid
- August 05, 2018

Spanish contingent Isco, Marco Asensio , Lucas Vasquez and Nacho came back on July 25th following their Russian venture. A Dani Carvajal own-goal had given La Signora the lead, but Gareth Bale's blistering equaliser saw the teams go in level at the break. (more...)
Alderweireld tells Spurs: Let me join Man Utd!
- August 05, 2018

The Belgium global has not agreed a new deal with the club, with a clause in his contract stating he can leave for £25 million before the last two weeks of next year's summer transfer window if they activate a contract extension. "They have not actually sat down again". It is believed Spurs will look to the likes of Lewis Cook at Bournemouth to replace Dembele, with Pochettino's penchant for developing young talent flawless for these kind of situations as he looks to move on veteran stars. (more...)
Trump tweets insult at LeBron James Trump tweets insult at LeBron James
- August 05, 2018

The LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron (Ohio ) Public Schools on Monday opened a new elementary school for at-risk children in his hometown. The comment came ahead of an important special election for a House seat in James' home state, and could add a meaningful obstacle to Republican efforts to retain control of Congress. (more...)
I´ll go to bed dreaming of getting Kohli out,´ says Anderson I´ll go to bed dreaming of getting Kohli out,´ says Anderson
- August 05, 2018

England and India meet in the second Test at Lord's from Thursday August 9. Even when Stokesy did him for pace in the second innings, I still wasn't quite sure we were over the line. From there, we gave ourselves a chance - and took it brilliantly. "Losing five wickets doesn´t mean much.Cricket is such a game that you can chase down small totals easily with one big partnership". (more...)
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tee times, pairings: When Tiger Woods starts Round 1 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tee times, pairings: When Tiger Woods starts Round 1
- August 05, 2018

The 22-year-old Indian will make his debut on Thursday in the $10 million showpiece event headlined by title holder Hideki Matsuyama , World No 1 Dustin Johnson , newly-crowned Open Championship victor Francesco Molinari , 29 golfers from the top-30 of the FedExCup standings and 14-time major victor Woods, who will be playing in his first WGC event in four years. (more...)
Andy Murray continues recovery with Washington win over Kyle Edmund Andy Murray continues recovery with Washington win over Kyle Edmund
- August 05, 2018

There were times where I had no answers. Williams told the WTA Tour official website after the match: "It was a tough match and she played incredibly". Edmund broke Murray again in the sixth game to put him on the verge of levelling the match but the Scot was not to let him have it lightly. At 30-30 in the 11th game, McDonald stuck his racquet over the net to play the ball, losing the point on a violation quickly called by French umpire Arnaud Gabas. (more...)
Morata Commemorates Twin Sons’ Birthday With New Jersey No. 29 At Chelsea
- August 05, 2018

Morata had been linked with a move away from Chelsea this summer after an unhappy year under Antonio Conte but appears to have pledged his immediate future to the club. "I didn't want to listen to anyone, I just wanted to stay at home". "I could have returned to Italy as my wife is Italian, I had offers for more money in Spain but I want to fight so I chose to stay at Chelsea ". (more...)
West Ham sign Portuguese starlet star Xande Silva West Ham sign Portuguese starlet star Xande Silva
- August 05, 2018

The wideman will be hoping to push for a place in manager Manuel Pellegrini's starting XI throughout the upcoming campaign and spoke of his delight at having completed a move to the London Stadium. West Ham have sent a delegation to Portugal to tie up deals for Porto pair Moussa Marega and Yacine Brahimi and Benfica's teenage sensation Joao Felix, as well as set up a working partnership with both clubs, sources have told ESPN FC. (more...)
Real Madrid star mocks De Gea Real Madrid star mocks De Gea
- August 04, 2018

The Spanish global was heard shouting "Karius, Karius" at his compatriot in a bid to poke fun at him and Liverpool fans are not happy. Manchester United played against Real Madrid in Miami on Tuesday, beating the Champions League giants 2-1 in the final game of their USA tour. (more...)

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