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OBJ deal close, but not done OBJ deal close, but not done
- August 28, 2018

Beckham should earn a similar amount or more for both, but paying someone of Beckham's persona may still be a huge risk. Beckham, 25, previously asked for a new contract after 10 of the 12 receivers from the first round of the 2014 draft received new deals in recent years. (more...)
Mohammad Irfan bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 cricket Mohammad Irfan bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 cricket
- August 28, 2018

Irfan has played a total of T20 internationals for Pakistan where he has taken 15 wickets with an economy rate of 7.25. Pakistani pacer Mohammad Irfan delivered the most economical spell in Twenty20 cricket history, ICC reported . Yet, it was St Kitts and Nevis Patriots who registered a six wicket win. The Barbados Tridents scored 147/6 in their 20 overs with captain Jason Holder and Shai Hope scoring 54 and 26 runs respectively. (more...)
Jose Mourinho bolts news conference, demands respect after Tottenham routs Manchester United Jose Mourinho bolts news conference, demands respect after Tottenham routs Manchester United
- August 28, 2018

He later went on to hail United's fans, as he has often done, after the game. "I already knew then that they are great players, but since then they have made great progress and now are in the top 5 in the world", said Van Der Vaart. The follow-up question was whether his decision not to select Lindelof displayed a lack of trust in the Sweden worldwide, but Mourinho responded by attempting to deflect the story away from his selection. (more...)
James McClean Weighs In Allegiance Debate After Declan Rice Announcement James McClean Weighs In Allegiance Debate After Declan Rice Announcement
- August 28, 2018

Rice won't be part of the travelling panel. Declan Rice's worldwide future is up in the air today. After impressing for Ireland, and for the Hammers last season, the youngster has been sounded out by England about switching global allegiance. (more...)
Versatile Gini Wijnaldum earns praise as Jurgen Klopp talks defensive midfielders Versatile Gini Wijnaldum earns praise as Jurgen Klopp talks defensive midfielders
- August 28, 2018

However, the Reds manager, Jurgen Klopp has finally opened up on why he is yet to make use of Fabinho . "Fair play to him so far, he'll be delighted with three clean sheets and long may it continue". Danish coach Thomas Gronnemark will work with the Reds on a part-time basis to help improve their proficiency from the touchline, having already been a presence in their pre-season preparations. (more...)
Isaac Dogboe blasts Hidenori Otake in first-round stoppage to retain belt Isaac Dogboe blasts Hidenori Otake in first-round stoppage to retain belt
- August 28, 2018

With the win Dogboe improves to 20-0, 14 KOs while Otake falls to 31-3-3, 14 KOs. The Japanese managed to beat the count, but couldn't stand the heat after Dogboe followed up with a flurry of devastating shots causing the referee to intervene and wave off the fight. (more...)
DeChambeau in control at Northern Trust DeChambeau in control at Northern Trust
- August 28, 2018

Bradley, the victor of the 2011 US PGA Championship, shot the best round of the day with a nine-under 62, but he sits in second place at 12 under for the tournament. "It was a decent round and I've been saying I can't remember the last time I felt that calm and together the whole round, from the very first tee", Bradley said. (more...)
Auto Racing Roundup: Allgaier wins Xfinity race at Road America Auto Racing Roundup: Allgaier wins Xfinity race at Road America
- August 28, 2018

NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott is driving around with a banged-up vehicle at Road America. Allgaier picked up his fourth victory overall this season. A suspension issue forced his No. 6 Ford into the garage after 35 laps. Retired Indy 500 driver and WISH-TV racing analyst Derek Daly was sacked from the station after news of his use of the N-word 35 years ago resurfaced. (more...)
Giants tight end leaves preseason game against Jets with concussion Giants tight end leaves preseason game against Jets with concussion
- August 28, 2018

NY selected Darnold out of USC with the third pick in the 2018 draft. Anderson added that Darnold, Bridgewater, and Josh McCown are all "in contention to start", but the 3rd overall pick is the heavy favorite to open the year under center. (more...)
‘No Ronaldo no problem’ insists Real coach Lopetegui ‘No Ronaldo no problem’ insists Real coach Lopetegui
- August 28, 2018

Real Madrid came back from a goal down to beat Girona 4-1 at the Estadi Montilivi last night. "The team is the one that works and when it works, the goals come in the form of Gareth, Karim or Sergio", he told Movistar . This means that he might not get any playing chances this season except if the Los Blancos decide to rest Keylor Navas . " It surprised me but I respect the manager's decision ", he said. (more...)
Bryson DeChambeau wins the Northern Trust by four shots Bryson DeChambeau wins the Northern Trust by four shots
- August 28, 2018

Wise's threat ended with a bogey on No. 16, about the time DeChambeau got up-and-down with that chip from just short of the reachable par-4 12th for birdie. Tiger Woods, another probable Ryder Cup wildcard pick for the United States, ended in a tie for 40th after a final round 70. He closed with a 70 and tied for 40th, 14 shots out of the lead. (more...)
Fan reaction to the announcement of Adrian Martinez being named starting QB Fan reaction to the announcement of Adrian Martinez being named starting QB
- August 28, 2018

He's a talented quarterback who hasn't played a down of college football yet. Gebbia was recruited by former coach Mike Riley along with teammate Keyshawn Johnson Jr., who left the Huskers before last season. "We picked the guy that we felt would give us the best chance to win". Frost said Gebbia "initially took the news really well". "Tristan's a great kid". (more...)
Patriots sign G Shaq Mason to five-year extension Patriots sign G Shaq Mason to five-year extension
- August 28, 2018

Quick Analysis: Since Mason will barely be a top-10 highest-paid guard - and should slide down the list as the contract goes on - this could nearly be viewed as a team-friendly deal for the Patriots to lock up a very good interior lineman. (more...)
Serena No Longer Allowed To Wear Catsuit At French Open Serena No Longer Allowed To Wear Catsuit At French Open
- August 28, 2018

The remarks drew a huge uproar on social media with many criticising the French Tennis head for his allegedly racist remarks. According to The Associated Press , the federation will be asking the brands who designed players' outfits for the 2019 tournament for an early look at their uniforms. (more...)
Steelers trade for Switzer Steelers trade for Switzer
- August 28, 2018

He was swapped by the Cowboys for Oakland's 2016 second-round pick, DE Jihad Ward. Switzer played in all 16 regular season games for the Cowboys last season, finishing with six catches for 41 yards. Pittsburgh will also deploy the PFWA All-Rookie selection in the slot, to complement All-Pro Antonio Brown, JuJu Smith-Schuster and promising rookie James Washington , who has made a habit of making highlight-reel catches during the preseason. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. Agrees To Five-Year, $95M Extension With Giants Odell Beckham Jr. Agrees To Five-Year, $95M Extension With Giants
- August 28, 2018

While terms were not disclosed, the deal with the 25-year-old, 2014 first-rounder is worth about $95m (£73.5m) with £50m guaranteed. That $65 million also includes $41 million at signing and $24 million in injury protection guarantees. It comes as no surprise that Beckham Jr. would command top dollar, especially on the heels of a report from Jordan Ranaan of ESPN that noted any new deal for the former LSU star was "expected to be a record-breaking contract for a wide receiver". (more...)
Australia's Rohan Dennis wins opening stage of Vuelta a Espana Australia's Rohan Dennis wins opening stage of Vuelta a Espana
- August 28, 2018

It's no coincidence that I've had three stage wins and a best placing of fifth overall at the Vuelta over the years. The Vuelta is one of three "Grand Tours", along with the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, although this season's event will take place without 2017 victor Chris Froome , exhausted after riding this season's Giro and Tour, and his Sky teammate Geraint Thomas, who was the surprise victor of this year's Tour de France. (more...)
Tom Brady Hangs up on Radio Interview After Awkward Question Tom Brady Hangs up on Radio Interview After Awkward Question
- August 28, 2018

Ninkovich tweeted Monday in response to the show's announcement that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had hung up on them earlier that morning. Pressed if Guerrero was on the sideline Friday night when the Patriots lost to the Carolina Panthers , Brady chose to end the interview. (more...)
Eric Decker of New England Patriots announces retirement from NFL Eric Decker of New England Patriots announces retirement from NFL
- August 27, 2018

Decker graduated from Rocori High School in Cold Spring, Minn., and then played football and baseball for the University of Minnesota. After a tough training camp and preseason, Decker appears to have seen the writing on the wall, as he announced on Sunday via Instagram that he is retiring - just a few weeks after signing with the Patriots . (more...)
Manu Ginobili retires from National Basketball Association
- August 27, 2018

Last week, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Ginobili had been training this offseason at the Spurs facility, weighing his options on returning for another season. He is one of the most decorated worldwide players in basketball history, a four-time NBA champion, a two-time NBA All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist for Argentina and a Euroleague MVP. (more...)
Mohamed Salah takes swipe at Egyptian FA amid ongoing row Mohamed Salah takes swipe at Egyptian FA amid ongoing row
- August 27, 2018

Egypt's football association has said it will discuss Salah's demands on Monday. I do not know why all of this? Do you have no time to respond to us?' "Enough is enough", Abbas tweeted. Salah, 26, is due to meet up with the Egypt squad in September when they face Niger in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. But his participation could be in doubt. (more...)
Ranked Halep crashes out of US Open first round Ranked Halep crashes out of US Open first round
- August 27, 2018

The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center's newest stadium received a proper christening Monday afternoon at the U.S. Open when world No. 1 Simona Halep made history. Kanepi is simply not that caliber of player. But Kanepi snatched another break at the death to take a major scalp on day one. "Staying aggressive, " Kanepi said, "all the time". (more...)
Fueled By Creamery Visit, Hawaii Wins Little League World Series Fueled By Creamery Visit, Hawaii Wins Little League World Series
- August 27, 2018

South Korea was the victor of Asia-Pacific. Holt allowed just two hits and struck out seven. This is the third time Hawaii has won the LLWS championship and the first time a team from Honolulu has ever won. The youngsters from Honolulu didn't allow a single run in two games after their visit to the Creamery. The victory capped a ideal summer for the Honolulu team, which went 14-0 from beginning to end. (more...)
Fernando Alonso involved in a major crash at Spa Fernando Alonso involved in a major crash at Spa
- August 27, 2018

Formula One breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday after the sport's new "halo" head protection device saved Charles Leclerc from what might have been a potentially serious impact. "I let go of the brakes [to try and regain control], went on again". It looks nasty, it doesn't look great. "Looking at the replay I think it helped him. (more...)
Karlsson denies being unwilling to sign long-term deal with Canadian teams Karlsson denies being unwilling to sign long-term deal with Canadian teams
- August 27, 2018

The Tampa Bay Lightning may be the most logical landing spot for Karlsson, and were one of the teams that spoke to Karlsson's camp about a contract extension last month. The Canucks represent an interesting fit for Karlsson, a nine-year veteran and two-time Norris Trophy victor. Benning has denied publicly he's involved in the Karlsson sweepstakes, but that's not going to stop people from speculating . (more...)
Formula One: Vettel cuts Hamilton's championship lead with Spa victory Formula One: Vettel cuts Hamilton's championship lead with Spa victory
- August 27, 2018

Moments after his victory, Vettel removed his steering wheel and held it aloft, nearly like a trophy, as he stood on his vehicle to celebrate. But I knew my chance would be later on up the hill and I think I timed it well. "Again, I got it right, had a great exit". The German looked all set for a classic Schumi win until he stumbled upon a lagging Coulthard, slamming into the back of the Scot, and then following him back to the pits ready to take justice into his own hands in the McLaren ... (more...)
Tiger stays out of Trump feud with NFL, NBA athletes Tiger stays out of Trump feud with NFL, NBA athletes
- August 27, 2018

Tiger Woods is now last in the field in strokes gained putting (80th of 80 players to make the cut). When he finished his round, he was seven back of the pace set by Jamie Lovemark and red-hot Brooks Koepka, who still hadn't teed off yet. He had just 31 feet, 1 inch of putts made. "[That's] just the way it goes, " he said. Even his sub-par round did not excite Woods. The 14-time major champion missed six birdie putts from 12 feet or less during his round, but is hopeful of better ... (more...)
Watford sink Palace to extend flawless start Watford sink Palace to extend flawless start
- August 27, 2018

Jose Holebas's miscued cross found its way into the net to double Watford's lead. Hodgson believes the normally-influential Zaha suffered as a effect until he scored their 78th-minute goal, shortly after Jose Holebas had doubled the hosts' lead. (more...)
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray reflect on US Open victories Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray reflect on US Open victories
- August 27, 2018

You know, I feel confident."The US Open begins on Monday. Of course I won on clay, but then to win on hard again is something that means a lot to me, especially here in NY". "But here was maybe the cooler place, especially when you're young and fearless", he said with a smile. He took advantage of a kind draw to reach his first slam final in NY 12 months ago then proved that was no fluke by defeating Federer at Wimbledon before his epic victory over John Isner carried him to another ... (more...)
MotoGP officials blame Silverstone surface for British GP cancellation MotoGP officials blame Silverstone surface for British GP cancellation
- August 27, 2018

Heavy rain has forced the cancellation of today's MotoGP race at Silverstone . The MotoGP race director blamed the new-for-2018 asphalt track surface which had been put in place in an effort to smoothen the bumpy track surface. The final practice session had earlier been red-flagged after a multi-rider accident which saw Reale Avintia's Tito Rabat taken to hospital with multiple fractures in his right leg. (more...)

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