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What would a Cubs-Nationals playoff series look like? What would a Cubs-Nationals playoff series look like?
- August 05, 2017

Yet as the Washington Nationals continue their three-game set against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Saturday, Baker is willing to predict "a good series" this weekend. But two weekends ago, the Cubs had three separate start times for three games against the St. Louis Cardinals due to national TV broadcasts. It's a standard day off for the 32-year-old veteran, who has struck out 5 times while going 0-for-12 in his last three games. (more...)
Stam demands Manchester United Premier League bid Stam demands Manchester United Premier League bid
- August 05, 2017

Lukaku has scored 85 Premier League goals in the last five seasons but has been accused of being a "flat-track bully", only scoring against the smaller teams. "I've seen Lukaku play at Everton and a bit at Chelsea ", the Brazilian told Omnisport . "I looked at them towards the end of last season and the forward players they've got is scary, with Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus, Leroy Sane, Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva and Raheem Sterling", Giggs wrote in a column on Sky Sports . (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool planning to make 'next step' this season Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool planning to make 'next step' this season
- August 05, 2017

They successfully swerved Nice and a reunion with Mario Balotelli as the French side was drawn against Napoli in a mouth-watering match-up but they enjoyed no such luck when it came to Hoffenheim . In terms of attacking flair, though, Hoffenheim still have a wealth of talent to choose from. The clash with Liverpool will be Hoffenheim's first ever in European football, having risen from the fifth division in 2000 to the top flight eight years later with the financial backing of ... (more...)
Bridgestone Invitational: Golf Odds And Predictions Bridgestone Invitational: Golf Odds And Predictions
- August 05, 2017

Other players of note within striking distance included Dustin Johnson (-2), Adam Scott (-2), Zach Johnson (-1), Rickie Fowler (even) and Jason Day (+1). Nick Price was champion in 1983, famously beating Jack Nicklaus into second place, Denis Watson won the following year, David Frost in 1989 and Fulton Allem in 1993. (more...)
Tom Brady: Concussion question not anyone's business Tom Brady: Concussion question not anyone's business
- August 05, 2017

I'd like to be out there. I think when you're a player and you see other players before you that did things a certain way and what's transpired with their health and well-being and you learn from it. Football's been such a rewarding part of my life. "I love the sweetness in your essence", she continued. It was, outside of my family, my first love. (more...)
Former New York Giants TE Arrested With 25 Pounds Of Weed Former New York Giants TE Arrested With 25 Pounds Of Weed
- August 05, 2017

According to The Daily Item , Robinson was pulled over by police for a routine traffic stop Monday on Interstate 80 in Pennsylvania when police discovered 25 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. The Giants selected Robinson in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, but he was waived by the team in 2015. He played all in 16 games with one start. (more...)
Guardiola urges Manchester City to deliver on promise Guardiola urges Manchester City to deliver on promise
- August 05, 2017

The transfer window finishes 31 August, we will see. "We want to fight in every game". "We did the mistake very early in the game and then it's very hard". "I am happy with the way they work and the players know that. And there were no injuries so we are happy". "When we took the ball from them or when they lost possession, which was not very often, we could have opened them up because they play very high, and one proper and not very hard ball, we could have caused them problems, but we ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger predicts where Chelsea will finish next season Arsene Wenger predicts where Chelsea will finish next season
- August 05, 2017

Expressing signs of frustration when asked about the club's transfer activity, Conte made it clear he wants more new faces. The response hinted at the possibility that Conte was not in agreement with the call and he will certainly hope there are no more unwanted departures in the transfer window. (more...)
Ancelotti: Sanches will stay at Bayern Munich Ancelotti: Sanches will stay at Bayern Munich
- August 05, 2017

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp remained upbeat despite his side's penalty shoot-out loss to Atletico Madrid - as the Reds finished their week-long stay in Germany . "I put in the work". Despite those failures, Klopp, who made a habit of moulding promising youth into top-class players while at Dortmund, said: "I would love that history always happens like this but this club should not be compared to anything". (more...)
Seahawks' Frank Clark Tossed From Practice After Punching Teammate in Face Seahawks' Frank Clark Tossed From Practice After Punching Teammate in Face
- August 05, 2017

Per ESPN's Sheil Kapadia , Carroll said Ifedi did leave with an injury but didn't provide additional details. This was not one of the standard training camp scuffles where the scolding is followed by winks and nudges. Clark, the Seahawks second-round pick (No. 63) out of MI in the 2015 National Football League draft, got into a scuffle with offensive lineman Luke Joeckel on Tuesday. (more...)
Former Raiders' Austin Howard agrees to deal with Ravens Former Raiders' Austin Howard agrees to deal with Ravens
- August 05, 2017

Formerly a member of the Oakland Raiders, the 30-year-old offensive lineman was forced to part ways with the surging franchise after the AFC West favorites released him back on July 28 . Howard should have the upper hand as long as he's over January's shoulder operation. Of course, Howard wouldn't be handed the starting job , but the Ravens wouldn't have signed him if they didn't feel he was an upgrade. (more...)
FSU WR Phillips suspended after arrest on theft, fraud charges FSU WR Phillips suspended after arrest on theft, fraud charges
- August 04, 2017

Florida State's depth at receiver is a concern for the Seminoles, who only have six scholarship players at the position without Phillips. He has played in 19 games each of the last two seasons but only has five catches. (more...)
'Grey's Anatomy' Recasts Owen's Sister With 'Timeless' Star Abigail Spencer 'Grey's Anatomy' Recasts Owen's Sister With 'Timeless' Star Abigail Spencer
- August 04, 2017

Regan is busy on TNT's "The Last Ship ", in which she coincidentally stars opposite " Grey's " alum Eric Dance. The character was thought to be dead after the army helicopter she boarded with a patient went missing. It is unclear just how many episodes Megan will appear in, but Spencer is already a series regular on NBC's Timeless , which was canceled and then abruptly renewed for a second season after fan outrage. (more...)
UEFA reveals Champions League 2016/17 positional award shortlist UEFA reveals Champions League 2016/17 positional award shortlist
- August 04, 2017

Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe also failed to make the final list, despite excelling in his side's run to the semifinals. The best midfielder is sure to be from Real with their trio of Casemiro , Toni Kroos and Luka Modric the only names shortlisted for the position. (more...)
Charles Oakley Reaches Plea Deal in Madison Square Garden Incident Charles Oakley Reaches Plea Deal in Madison Square Garden Incident
- August 04, 2017

Oakley, 53, admitted no wrongdoing but agreed to stay away from Madison Square Garden for one year as part of the deal. Thomas Redmond, an event manager at Madison Square Garden, said Oakley proceeded to shove him and strike him with his hand after ignoring his request to leave. (more...)
Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle scare Sterling Shepard expected to be OK after ankle scare
- August 04, 2017

The biggest blowup Thursday was between starting right tackle Bobby Hart and defensive tackle Damon "Snacks" Harrison. "I thought we were physical on both sides of the ball", McAdoo said. Darkwa said players should expect to be hit once the pads go on. Apple even ran over to an official and pretended to fight him. "We have to practice football to get better at football", he said. (more...)
Neymar: I wanted a bigger challenge Neymar: I wanted a bigger challenge
- August 04, 2017

Though Barcelona - which says it will complain to UEFA about the transfer - has lifted the European Cup five times and won the FIFA Club World Cup three times, PSG has yet to win either prestigious competition. "But I felt it was the right time". Neymar's imminent mega-transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain is "beyond calculation and rationality", Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said yesterday. (more...)
Frank Clark Injures Teammate With Frank Clark Injures Teammate With "Flying Punch"
- August 04, 2017

The incident brought head coach Pete Carroll over to break up the fight, and he sent Clark to the locker room afterward. It is not part of this game, not supposed to be part of this game. I think we may have crossed that line today. "I know fighting to the point of hurting each other is the line I think we draw". Basically, it's about apologizing and being vulnerable. (more...)
Fußball-EM der Frauen: Reaktionen nach dem Ausscheiden der DFB-Elf Fußball-EM der Frauen: Reaktionen nach dem Ausscheiden der DFB-Elf
- August 04, 2017

Mit ihrer Abreise ließen die Spielerinnen um Bundestrainerin Steffi Jones die Behaglichkeit des Stammquartiers im kleinen Dörfchen Sint-Michielsgestel in der Provinz Nordbrabant erst einmal hinter sich. Die Däninnen haben mehr in die Waagschale geworfen. Aber im Dress der deutschen Nationalmannschaft wirkte sie völlig von der Rolle. Anschließend ließ sie sich in ihrer Fehleranalyse aber auch zu einer fragwürdigen Erklärung hinreißen: "Nach der Spielabsage sind wir erst morgens um 2 Uhr ins ... (more...)
Stan Wawrinka out for season after knee surgery Stan Wawrinka out for season after knee surgery
- August 04, 2017

In a statement through his agency, Wawrinka said Friday that a medical procedure "was the only solution to make sure I will be able to compete at the top level for many more years". That means both US Open finalists from past year, Wawrinka and Novak Djokovic , will not be in NY. This season he has had fluctuating fortunes, but did reach his second French Open final where he was thrashed by Rafael Nadal . (more...)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman thinks two-man strike force could suit Calvert-Lewin Everton boss Ronald Koeman thinks two-man strike force could suit Calvert-Lewin
- August 04, 2017

The Dutchman then sent on Calvert-Lewin with 20 minutes left, replacing new Spanish striker Sandro Ramirez. Calvert-Lewin's goal clinched England's 1-0 win against Venezuela in the Under-20 World Cup final in June and now Koeman has hailed the 20-year-old's potential. (more...)
PSG backed for Champions League glory following Neymar purchase PSG backed for Champions League glory following Neymar purchase
- August 04, 2017

I thought above all else about of the happiness of my family, regardless of money. "Today, with the arrival of Neymar Jr, I am convinced that we will come even closer, with the support of our faithful fans, to realizing our greatest dreams", said PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi. (more...)
Anthony Joshua responds to Amir Khan tweets with Shaggy's It Wasn't Me Anthony Joshua responds to Amir Khan tweets with Shaggy's It Wasn't Me
- August 04, 2017

Faryal also hit out at the allegations just minutes after Khan made the posts on Twitter. He responded to the allegations by sharing Shaggy's It Wasn't Me music video, with his 1.29million followers. Antony Joshua replied that he preferred his women BBW. Khan landed the final punch by stating: " Mans like Joshua can have my left overs! ". You have actually lost it. (more...)
Trump Reportedly Described the White House as a 'Real Dump'
- August 04, 2017

The story, first covered in an article appearing in the August 7 edition of Sports Illustrated , recounted Trump allegedly talking to some of his affluent golf friends and telling them he stays away from the White House as much as possible because its a "real dump ". (more...)
Tony Granato will coach 2018 US Olympic hockey team, reports say Tony Granato will coach 2018 US Olympic hockey team, reports say
- August 04, 2017

The U.S. roster will consist of collegians, minor leaguers and players on overseas contracts. Granato coached Wisconsin to a better-than-expected 20-15-1 season and won Big Ten Coach of the Year in his first year as Wisconsin head coach. Associate head coaches Mark Osiecki and Mark Strobel will fill in for Granato during those games. In addition, former UW and longtime National Hockey League player Chris Chelios will join Granato as an assistant coach on the team. (more...)