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Sergey Kovalev knocked out in stunning title loss Sergey Kovalev knocked out in stunning title loss
- August 08, 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A "Storm" came ashore and laid waste to Sergey Kovalev on Saturday night. With this loss he drops to a record of 32-3-1, while Alvarez, who is based in Montreal, Canada, improved to 24-0 with 12 knockouts. I think it will be a hard fight for me, but also for Kovalev. Alvarez had used wins over Jean Pascal and Lucian Bute to earn a title shot he believed was years in the making. (more...)
Man Utd & Chelsea Set For Late Swap Deal Man Utd & Chelsea Set For Late Swap Deal
- August 08, 2018

According to Italian news outlet Calciomercato , French midfielder Paul Pogba's agent has met up with Barcelona chiefs and negotiated on a deal to lure the United star to Camp Nou. Real Madrid and Barcelona were seemingly at the front of the queue to sign Willian , but the 29-year-old's latest comments will only intensify rumours that a move to United is a strong possibility, with the player admitting that he is regularly in contact with Mourinho. (more...)
Pickford wants Europe in Silva's first Everton season Pickford wants Europe in Silva's first Everton season
- August 08, 2018

He added: 'Maybe Liverpool fans are so angry against me because I said two times no to Liverpool. And in quotes appearing in the Liverpool Echo , Digne said: "There is nothing about football, it is just about my parents". "If in every position you have very good players it's hard for the coach. I said two times "no" because I am a Blue", the former Barcelona full-back reiterated. (more...)
NASCAR chief Brian France takes ‘indefinite leave’ after DUI & drug arrest NASCAR chief Brian France takes ‘indefinite leave’ after DUI & drug arrest
- August 07, 2018

France was arrested Sunday evening in Sag Harbor Village, N.Y., a wealthy suburb in Long Island, after he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign. A mugshot of France was tweeted by Aaron Katersky of ABC News. The 56-year-old was detained overnight and was released on Monday, when he also issued a statement announcing his decision to take leave. NASCAR said in a statement that " Brian France has taken an indefinite leave of absence from NASCAR as chairman and chief executive officer". (more...)
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata to wear No 29 jersey Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata to wear No 29 jersey
- August 07, 2018

The 17-year-old was a constant menace to the Gunners' defence as he got the better of Hector Bellerin and a similar display would put him in the good books of Sarri. The youngster was one of the players to receive the most minutes under new boss Maurizio Sarri . Speculation has surrounded the future of Morata for much of the summer, after an underwhelming first season at Stamford Bridge for the Spaniard. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers insists he must rotate Celtic squad due to hectic schedule Brendan Rodgers insists he must rotate Celtic squad due to hectic schedule
- August 07, 2018

The deal comes as Tom Rogic opened his account for Celtic after just eight minutes of the new Scottish Premiership season, scoring the first of Celtic's goals in their comprehensive 3-1 victory over newly-promoted Livingston . "We played the game with good energy and good tempo". "Our only disappointment was the goal at the end, we failed to adjust to Olivier being injured". (more...)
Billionaire launches bid to completely takeover Arsenal Billionaire launches bid to completely takeover Arsenal
- August 07, 2018

Mr Kroenke, who owns 67.09% of Arsenal through KSE UK, has received "an irrevocable undertaking" from Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov to sell his 30% stake in the club. American sports mogul Stan Kroenke . Arsene Wenger ended his 22 years as manager after a sixth-place finish last season and has been replaced by Unai Emery. (more...)
Hafeez angered by demotion in PCBs central contract Hafeez angered by demotion in PCBs central contract
- August 07, 2018

Rs0.35 will be the monthly salary of Category C players. The central contract selection committee, comprising Haroon Rashid (Director, Cricket Operations), Inzamam ul Haq (National Chief Selector), and Mudassar Nazar (Director, Academies) put Azhar Ali, Shoaib Malik , Sarfraz, Yasir Shah, Babar Azam, and Mohammad Amir in the A category. (more...)
Los Cabos Open final: Fognini upsets Del Potro Los Cabos Open final: Fognini upsets Del Potro
- August 07, 2018

The fourth-ranked del Potro missed a chance to win in his first event since a five-set loss to Rafael Nadal in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Del Potro, who won the Mexican Open in March, pounced again in the opening game of the second set, but suffered a costly break in the 10th game when he could have served it out for the win, eventually edging a nervy tie-break to progress to the decider. (more...)
What You Missed From the Weekend at Ricoh Women's British Open What You Missed From the Weekend at Ricoh Women's British Open
- August 07, 2018

Annes Golf Club, north west England, on August 5, 2018. Hall then hugged her playing partner from Thailand before being lifted off her feet by her caddie, father Wayne. Roared on under blue skies by the large gallery desperate for a home victor, the 39th-ranked Hall started the day a shot behind Phatlum, who led after the second and third rounds. (more...)
Kroenke makes £1.8bn offer to buy Arsenal
- August 07, 2018

Arsenal Supporters' Trust have hit out at Stan Kroenke's bid to buy the club outright, saying it "marks a terrible day" for the Gunners. The statement on the London Stock Exchange said KSE, a DE corporation owned by Kroenke, holds 41,743 Arsenal shares. (more...)
Leon Bailey: 'Liverpool, Chelsea have showed an interest in me' Leon Bailey: 'Liverpool, Chelsea have showed an interest in me'
- August 07, 2018

I do not make promises. If a club wants me, my management and Bayer will take care of it'. Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey has hinted that Liverpool are one of the teams interested in signing him this week. "He is a great player and will probably leave one day for a high fee, but I wish him to stay with us for a long time". A raft of clubs have been linked with the Jamaica-born star this summer, with Roma, who were previously close to buying Malcom, having emerged as a ... (more...)
Man United youngster rejoins Aston Villa on loan Man United youngster rejoins Aston Villa on loan
- August 07, 2018

The 24-year-old is one of the hottest properties outside of the top-flight and this summer has seen a frenzy of speculation as to where he would be at the start of this season with Newcastle United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County all linked. (more...)
Aleix Vidal completes €8.5m return to Sevilla from Barcelona Aleix Vidal completes €8.5m return to Sevilla from Barcelona
- August 07, 2018

Sevilla FC will pay FC Barcelona 8.5 million euros, plus 2m in variables. Chilean midfielder Vidal will be presented on Monday following his arrival from Bundesliga champions Bayern. Barca have already signed Arthur, Malcom and Clement Lenglet this summer, while Andres Iniesta, Paulinho, Lucas Digne and Gerard Deulofeu are among those who have left the Nou Camp. (more...)
Michael Jordan and Don Lemon respond to Donald Trump Michael Jordan and Don Lemon respond to Donald Trump
- August 07, 2018

April 4, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Michael Jordan in attendance during the first half in the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four between the North Carolina Tar Heels and Villanova Wildcats at NRG Stadium. The two already had a history on Twitter where LeBron James called the President a "bum" after Donald Trump rescinded his invitation for Stephen Curry to visit the White House after winning the championship a year ago. (more...)
Justin Thomas to play with Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy at PGA Championship
- August 07, 2018

Justin Thomas cruised to his maiden World Golf Championship title with a commanding four-shot victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, fending off Tiger Woods , Rory McIlroy , Rickie Fowler and Tommy Fleetwood. He needn't have anxious - he shot 73 and tied for sixth. Tiger Woods has won the title a whopping 8 times and 2017 victor Hideki Matsuyama and runner-up Zach Johnson are expected to return to contest again this year. (more...)
Chelsea forward Willian: 'I want to play for Jose Mourinho again' Chelsea forward Willian: 'I want to play for Jose Mourinho again'
- August 07, 2018

Mourinho has previously stated he rates the former Shakhtar Donetsk man as a player but conceded it would be hard to sign him this season. Manchester United have opened talks with Bayern Munich over the potential signing of Jérôme Boateng, the £50 million-rated Germany centre back. (more...)
Woakes replaces Stokes, Malan axed for second Test Woakes replaces Stokes, Malan axed for second Test
- August 07, 2018

Woakes is brought in to replace Stokes, who faces a court hearing in Bristol this week. Chris Woakes will be replacing his fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes. The England Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the squad for the second Test against India at the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground in London from August 9. (more...)
Osuna addresses new Astros teammates in closed-door meeting Osuna addresses new Astros teammates in closed-door meeting
- August 07, 2018

Lance has ten wins so far this season. "I'm hopeful that it's going to be good news but I'll deal with it", McCullers told reporters after Saturday's game. On August 4th, Roberto Osuna willfully and successfully completed his Major League Baseball domestic violence program requirements. "Our decision to acquire Roberto was based on the entirety of information that we gathered during our extensive evaluation". (more...)
Michael Jordan responds to President Trump's comments on LeBron James Michael Jordan responds to President Trump's comments on LeBron James
- August 07, 2018

The series is titled " Shut Up and Dribble ", taken from conservative pundit Laura Ingraham's remarks to James in February when players from the Golden State Warriors declined an invitation to the White House after the 2018 NBA Finals. (more...)
Arsenal and Barcelona consider Ramsey-Dembele swap deal Arsenal and Barcelona consider Ramsey-Dembele swap deal
- August 07, 2018

Barcelona are willing to allow Ousmane Dembele to join Arsenal , on one condition. With his time at Barcelona seems to be not going in the right way, Arsenal are speculated to pounce on the youngster who has many admirers in the current Gunners set up, as new manager Unai Emery is a big fan of him as well. (more...)
Serena Williams cites personal reasons for Rogers Cup withdrawal Serena Williams cites personal reasons for Rogers Cup withdrawal
- August 07, 2018

Germany's Kerber, who is seeded fourth in Montreal , defeated Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 at Wimbledon just over two weeks ago to claim her third major championship. Since returning to action at this year's French Open, Williams has risen to 26th in the WTA rankings. 'The entire top 10 is here, along with 22 of the top 25. (more...)
Transfer: Modric finally decides to leave Real Madrid Transfer: Modric finally decides to leave Real Madrid
- August 07, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Ball victor has reportedly been chased by Inter Milan in recent weeks, and despite Florentino Perez and manager Julen Lopetegui denying he will leave, he is said to be open to an exit from the club. Luka Modric is now 32 years old the Los Blancos are looking for a midfielder who can replace him in their starting line up. Real Madrid on their hand consider the player not to be for sale at any price so therefore Kovacic is reportedly trying to force the ... (more...)
Thibaut Courtois' agent delivers warning to Chelsea over Real Madrid rumours Thibaut Courtois' agent delivers warning to Chelsea over Real Madrid rumours
- August 07, 2018

His agent Christophe Henrotay has pleaded with Blues bigwigs to show some compassion by granting Courtois his dream move before the window shuts next week. The Blues were also unable to secure a top class replacement for Courtois , having failed in an attempt to sign Alisson ahead of Liverpool. "Or they would still have to sign a replacement next summer, but without getting a fee for Thibaut", he explained. (more...)
Red Sox Take Charge of AL East, Expose Yankees in Sweep Red Sox Take Charge of AL East, Expose Yankees in Sweep
- August 07, 2018

Sunday night's Major League Baseball game was not only a big win for the Boston Red Sox . Andrew Benintendi then secured the Red Sox victory with a walk-off, two-out single an inning later. But Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't be in the dugout to watch it. Had New York been able to sweep the Red Sox , the team would only be 1.5 games behind Boston for the lead in the AL East and the guarantee of avoiding having to play a Wild Card playoff game that comes with first place. (more...)
'Exhausted' Murray withdraws from Citi Open and Rogers Cup 'Exhausted' Murray withdraws from Citi Open and Rogers Cup
- August 06, 2018

Murray's withdrawal gave Australia's Alex de Minaur a free pass to the semi-finals where he will meet the victor of Andrey Rublev and American Denis Kudler. The No. 1-seeded Zverev, who beat his older brother, Mischa, in the third round, also eliminated 2015 Washington champion Nishikori at the hard-court tuneup for the U.S. (more...)
Outside firm will head Meyer probe; expected to take 2 weeks
- August 06, 2018

Smith, Ohio State's former wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator, was sacked in July after reports surfaced that an order of protection had been filed against him by his ex-wife Courtney Smith. Meyer issued a statement Friday on Twitter admitting that he lied when he denied knowing about accusations of domestic abuse against Smith, who had been fired by Meyer the day before the Ohio State coach's claims at Big Ten Media Days. (more...)
Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault at end of F1 season Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for Renault at end of F1 season
- August 06, 2018

The Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner thanked the Australian for his service. "It was probably one of the most hard decisions to take in my career so far" Ricciardo said". With Red Bull's gamble to take Honda power units, their pace will be an unknown. "We've got nine races left to kick some ass, so let's get it". " Renault chose to come back to Formula One to fight for world championships", said team president Jerome Stoll as the deal was announced . (more...)
Glasgow Rangers close to signing Croatian defender Borna Barisic Glasgow Rangers close to signing Croatian defender Borna Barisic
- August 06, 2018

Speaking last week about playing at Ibrox, Barisic said: "Something else fascinates me - just the culture of cheering, waving and supporting your club no matter who they are playing". There was an altercation between Scott McKenna and Morelos in the Aberdeen half. "The onus was on us to try and find answers", McInnes told the BBC. (more...)
Browns send Corey Coleman to Bills for late-round pick Browns send Corey Coleman to Bills for late-round pick
- August 06, 2018

Then again, maybe they are hoping rookie Antonio Callaway can have a solid first year in the NFL . Entering the third year of his four-year rookie contract, Coleman recently told ClevelandBrowns.com that he knew the 2018 season would have to be an important one for him. (more...)

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