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Barcelona Reportedly Confirms Neymar Is Leaving
- August 03, 2017

The transfer saga still continues as both Barcelona and PSG are yet to unveil the curtains over Neymar's speculated move. While Barcelona stood firm in their attempt to keep Neymar at the club, they now appear to have accepted he will be a PSG player ahead of the 2017-18 campaign, replacing advertising containing the forward around the club. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe 'decides to leave Monaco', as Barcelona make contact Kylian Mbappe 'decides to leave Monaco', as Barcelona make contact
- August 03, 2017

Neymar is in the brink of completing a transfer record shattering £196m move to Paris Saint-Germain, with the player having been given permission by the Catalan club to miss training this morning, as a move edges ever closer. Beating rivals Real to his signature would be a major win for Barcelona, something the club sorely needs following Neymar's departure. M'Bappe scored 26 goals in all comps last season and has attracted the interest of Real Madrid , PSG and half the Premier League . (more...)
Chelsea turn attention to Everton midfielder Ross Barkley? Chelsea turn attention to Everton midfielder Ross Barkley?
- August 03, 2017

Barkley has been with the Toffees his entire career having come through the clubs youth system to emerge as one of England's brightest young talents in recent years. Tottenham have been the frontrunners for the 23-year-old for some time, but it is believed that they are so far unwilling to meet Everton's £50m price tag. (more...)
Ancelotti: Return of English giants makes UCL tougher Ancelotti: Return of English giants makes UCL tougher
- August 03, 2017

Chelsea and Manchester United are both returning to Europe's biggest stage, and they could be joined by Liverpool if they win their play off later this month. "On Renato, there's no news", the Italian said at a press conference for the Audi Cup, a pre-season tournament hosted by Bayern on Tuesday and Wednesday. (more...)
US Coal Will Help Secure Ukraine's Energy Independence From Russia US Coal Will Help Secure Ukraine's Energy Independence From Russia
- August 03, 2017

Earlier on Monday, Ukraine's state-owned power generation company Centrenergo PJSC announced that it would purchase American thermal coal from Xcoal Energy and Resources in the U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the US will have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia in response to new sanctions against Russia. Sanders said the partnership will provide Ukraine with a secure, reliable alternative energy source ahead of the winter months. (more...)
Barcelona confirm PSG target Neymar wants to leave, demand €222m Barcelona confirm PSG target Neymar wants to leave, demand €222m
- August 03, 2017

Such a fee would smash the current record £89.3 million Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba a year ago. Neymar was joined by his father, Ribeiro, and the rest of his entourage, as they flew out of the Catalan capital on a private flight to London. (more...)
Macklemore Mocks Tom Brady's Super Bowl Jersey Theft in 'Marmalade' Video Macklemore Mocks Tom Brady's Super Bowl Jersey Theft in 'Marmalade' Video
- August 03, 2017

Mitchell Savitsky plays an eerily similar mini-version of Macklemore who steals vehicle keys from the rapper and picks up Lil Yachty's kid doppelgänger played by Dre'moni Watts. Earlier this year, when Lynch was deciding between the Patriots and Oakland Raiders, Macklemore stated it " would hurt my heart " if Lynch signed with the Patriots. (more...)
Texans WR Fuller breaks collarbone Texans WR Fuller breaks collarbone
- August 03, 2017

Strengthening the healed area is just as important as letting it heal, with many football players trying to prevent a second break. Texans head coach Bill O'Brien was impressed with what he had seen out of his young wide receiver so far. Earlier in the week, Fuller said he had a "tough" rookie season and was looking forward to being more comfortable on the field in Year 2.? Behind Fuller as the No. (more...)
Ancelotti expects English clubs to contend in Champions League
- August 03, 2017

Liverpool scored 78 goals in the Premier League last season . The Hoops feature in the champions route, having won their domestic title, while Jurgen Klopp's men will face opposition in the league route. Liverpool are a step closer to discovering who they will play against in the Champions League playoff round following the conclusion of the competition's third qualifying stage. (more...)
Liverpool's Sturridge does not need scan on thigh injury
- August 03, 2017

Carlo Ancelotti expresses his delight at Liverpool's UCL return, and their successful season under Klopp . Mane, who spent his impressive debut season at Liverpool on the right flank after arriving from Southampton, has returned from knee surgery and made two appearances this summer, operating as a left forward. (more...)
Matic signs for Manchester United from Chelsea
- August 03, 2017

The boss: "Nemanja is a Manchester United player and a Jose Mourinho player". "I saw him also when we were champions, and he was in West Brom, [which was] maybe my best time in Manchester". Mourinho signed Matic when he was in charge of Chelsea in 2014. Matić's stock may have fallen in the last several months as he found himself occasionally on the bench for Chelsea , but he's still been a key player in the team that won the league twice in the last three seasons. (more...)
Liverpool lose on penalties in Audi Cup final against Atletico Madrid
- August 03, 2017

But it was Atletico who edged the shoot-out following the end of normal time, with all of their players - including former Anfield favourite Fernando Torres - successful from 12 yards, while Henderson saw his effort crucially saved by Miguel Angel Moya. (more...)
Dayton basketball player Sam Miller facing assault charge after jail fight Dayton basketball player Sam Miller facing assault charge after jail fight
- August 03, 2017

The 20-year-old is facing charges for underage drinking and assault after he allegedly pushed a bartender who wouldn't serve him, urinated in his jail cell and was taken to the hospital after getting into a fight with his cellmate, WHIO reports . (more...)
Steph Curry says he wasn't mocking LeBron James in Instagram video Steph Curry says he wasn't mocking LeBron James in Instagram video
- August 02, 2017

YouTube channel Bay Area HQ caught a video of Michael Jordan holding a Q&A session at his basketball academy in Santa Barbara, where someone in the crowd asked His Airness who he thinks is more superior between Kobe Bryant and LeBron James . (more...)
Gareth Bale threatens to quit Real Madrid to join Manchester United Gareth Bale threatens to quit Real Madrid to join Manchester United
- August 02, 2017

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez has sanctioned the sale of Gareth Bale to free up cash and space ahead of the imminent arrival of French sensation, Kylian Mbappe. "He looks good to me, little by little, he's had a long injury", he told reporters during a press conference . Bale was hoping to kick-start the new season in full fitness but he has received huge criticism for his pre-season performances so far . (more...)
Rory McIlroy speaks with pure grace about decision to sack caddie Rory McIlroy speaks with pure grace about decision to sack caddie
- August 02, 2017

The world number four made the announcement on the eve of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in OH, bringing an end to Fitzgerald's nine years of service. "I would much rather be angry at myself for making a wrong decision than being angry at him, and that was really why". "I thought "I'm coming to Firestone, I've got four round to get to know someone or get used to having someone else on my bag coming into the last major of the year". (more...)
Red Sox add Mets closer Reed in trade Red Sox add Mets closer Reed in trade
- August 02, 2017

Ramirez belted an 83mph slider from Indians reliever Dan Otero to deep right-centre field but Jackson leapt at the wall and caught the ball as his momentum carried him head-first over the outfield wall and into the Red Sox bullpen. His last trip to the mound was against Blue Jays on July 20 in which he gave up six runs in a little over four innings before he was pulled. On a 3-1 count, Vazquez hit a shot to center field to give the Red Sox the win. (more...)
Chase Headley leads New York Yankees past Detroit Tigers Chase Headley leads New York Yankees past Detroit Tigers
- August 02, 2017

Sabathia appeared to mouth something to plate umpire Mike Estabrook after reaching the dugout in the middle of the fifth inning, causing Estabrook to come over to the dugout and exchanged words with NY manager Joe Girardi . CC Sabathia gave up four runs in six innings Tuesday night. "He showed it past year". Detroit Tigers outfielder Jim Adduci may have made the best play of the night in all of baseball on Monday. (more...)
Alves scores on debut as PSG beat Monaco in Super Cup Alves scores on debut as PSG beat Monaco in Super Cup
- August 02, 2017

Monaco will begin their Ligue 1 title defence at home against Toulouse on Friday as the season resumes. PSG coach Unai Emery will be fully aware that the pressure is on this season to at a minimum regain the Ligue 1 title, but, with or without Neymar , they appear fully equipped to do just that. (more...)
RIP Ara Parseghian, who returned Notre Dame football to prominence RIP Ara Parseghian, who returned Notre Dame football to prominence
- August 02, 2017

Parseghian was a no-doubt College Football Hall of Famer, elected in 1980. It was the biggest AP No. 1 vs. Notre Dame's epic 24-23 victory over Paul "Bear" Bryant's top-ranked Alabama team - the so-called "Game of the Century" - in the 1973 Sugar Bowl capped a flawless 11-0 season and is considered the high point of Parseghian's career. (more...)
Odell Beckham's biggest fan loses battle to cancer Odell Beckham's biggest fan loses battle to cancer
- August 02, 2017

Beckham was not available to be interviewed Tuesday after practice, but it was clear the death of Ponce affected him. "Truly an unbelievable person filled with lovely energy", OBJ wrote on his IG post, accompanied by a shot of himself visiting Jayro in a Texas hospital only two weeks ago. (more...)
Allen Iverson Apologizes To Ice Cube For Going AWOL From BIG3 Allen Iverson Apologizes To Ice Cube For Going AWOL From BIG3
- August 02, 2017

Iverson hasn't been playing very much, and didn't play at all in his much-hyped return to Philadelphia. "And who's happy to be suspended?" Iverson apologized to Ice Cube but did not explain his absence publicly. "First and foremost, I apologize to Ice Cube & my Big 3 family, my fans and everyone disappointed in my absence in Dallas this past weekend", Allen Iverson said in the statement . (more...)
UCO Bank net loss widens by 50% in Q1 UCO Bank net loss widens by 50% in Q1
- August 02, 2017

The bank's asset quality worsened further in the June quarter as its gross NPAs, in absolute terms, at Rs 25,054.21 crore rose by close to 11 per cent over last years' Rs 22,597.70 crore in the same quarter last year. Segment-wise, the Kolkata-headquartered bank reported fall in its interest income to Rs3,766.58 crore during April-June period of 2017-18, compared to Rs4,189.64 crore in the same period a year earlier. (more...)
Stan Wawrinka will miss the Rogers Cup Stan Wawrinka will miss the Rogers Cup
- August 02, 2017

Open champion without any preparation as he heads into his title defense. Aside from a disappointing Wimbledon, the Swiss has played well in the other Grand Slams since then, reaching the last four at the Australian Open and the final at the French Open . (more...)
Wenger confident that Arsenal will be ready for League opening games
- August 02, 2017

I think he's got to spread his wings. Although Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka ended last season as Arsene Wenger's first-choice pairing in central midfield - and Francis Coquelin and Mohamed Elneny are now the main back up - Wilshere would surely come into contention if he can get fully match fit. (more...)