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Legendary boxer Wladimir Klitschko calls time on 21-year career Legendary boxer Wladimir Klitschko calls time on 21-year career
- August 06, 2017

Steelhammer, ' hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion. Joshua, who retained the title when he stunned Klitschko, was due to face the Ukrainian in a rematch in November, before he suddenly announced his retirement from professional boxing. (more...)
Arsenal stars miss training ahead of Chelsea clash
- August 06, 2017

Arsenal have won the event 14 times previously (one shared title) while Chelsea's last Community Shield win came back in 2009. He appeared in the Bundesliga 2016/17 team of the season. Other new additions who could feature in Sunday's final include Chelsea summer signings Antonio Rüdiger, who was purchased for £29M from AS Roma , and £39.7M man Tiémoué Bakayoko, a Ligue 1 Champion with Monaco last season. (more...)
Daniel Murphy's two home runs lead Nationals past Cubs Daniel Murphy's two home runs lead Nationals past Cubs
- August 06, 2017

The Nationals were leading the National League in runs, on-base-plus-slugging percentage, home runs, and were tied for the lead in batting average entering Thursday. Jackson owns a 3-5 mark with a 5.89 ERA in 10 career appearances (nine starts) versus the Cubs . Gio Gonzalez will go on paternity leave. Fedde was optioned to Class AAA Syracuse Wednesday , but would be allowed to take Gonzalez's spot on the roster if the left-hander goes on the paternity leave list. (more...)
Sean Rodriguez Reportedly Traded to Pirates for Prospect Sean Rodriguez Reportedly Traded to Pirates for Prospect
- August 06, 2017

Last offseason, he signed a two-year, $11.5 million deal to join the Braves as the rebuilding franchise looked to add some veteran pieces to its squad. Their return, the 24-year-old Joe, has spent the majority of the year at Double-A, batting.240/.338/.380 with five home runs and 30 RBI in 70 games. Kontos, 32, posted a 3.83 ERA in 50 appearances with the Giants in 2017, his sixth straight season with the team. (more...)
Christian Pulisic Scores Opening Goal For Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich Christian Pulisic Scores Opening Goal For Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich
- August 06, 2017

US global Christian Pulisic had given Dortmund the lead in the 12th minute, though Robert Lewandowski was able to equalise six minutes later for Bayern . Referee Felix Zwayer referred to the video assistant for the first time in a competitive game in German football and with Kimmich clearly onside when he received the ball, the goal stood. (more...)
Wenger suggests Man United do not deserve Champions League football
- August 06, 2017

When asked whether he felt Sanchez's illness is a convenient excuse to prolong his absence from the club, Wenger said: "Your job is to be suspicious and is built on mistrust and my job is built on trust!" I had him on text saying he'd come back as soon as possible. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Premier League title race Arsene Wenger: Premier League title race "very open"
- August 06, 2017

Even if that means not putting everything into Europe. Wenger added that Champions League return is a priority but also underlined that winning the Europa League and making it to the competition is not the way out. But Arsenal are 14 games away from even reaching the Parc Olympique Lyonnais and Wenger knows that they can not build this season around the hope that they will be there. (more...)
Wembley test for Chelsea, Arsenal after tough offseason
- August 06, 2017

The 26-year-old netted on his first appearance at the Emirates Stadium in pre-season, but Wenger admitted it might take a while for his new recruit to adapt to the unique demands of the Premier League . Will Chelsea be looking for revenge? "You can not go into the season and think that", Wenger said . Diego Costa might also be on Chelsea's books but will not be involved. (more...)
Mariners place Felix Hernandez back on DL Mariners place Felix Hernandez back on DL
- August 06, 2017

Felix Hernandez has been scratched from Saturday's start with an arm issue. The move is retroactive to August 2, though the Mariners have not elaborated on the cause or severity of Hernandez's injury. In 13 combined starts with Triple-A Memphis and Tacoma this season, he is 8-4 with a 3.14 ERA over 80 1/3 innings with 66 strikeouts and 22 walks. The Cardinals drafted Gonzalez in the first round in 2013 out of Gonzaga. (more...)
Advocaat understands van Dijk exit desire Advocaat understands van Dijk exit desire
- August 06, 2017

The centre-back, who has produced some outstanding performances for Southampton over the past couple of seasons, has been training alone after asking to leave the club before the transfer window slams shut. But former Sunderland coach Advocaat has sympathy for his centre-back and believes Southampton should pander to his wishes, despite admitting he sees why Van Dijk's actions are being condemned. (more...)
Arsenal Target Ousmane Dembele Can't Hide Barcelona Admiration Arsenal Target Ousmane Dembele Can't Hide Barcelona Admiration
- August 06, 2017

Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund celebrates after scoring the goal to the 3:0 together with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg at Signal Iduna Park on February 18, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (more...)
I Love New York 355 at The Glen Betting Favorites I Love New York 355 at The Glen Betting Favorites
- August 06, 2017

He finished fourth at Watkins Glen a year ago and never challenged victor Denny Hamlin . Of course , he could still race and win back for the first time at Watkins Glen since Marcos Ambrose did it in 2011 and 2012 , but that's a lot harder to do if you're not actually behind the wheel. (more...)
Crusaders hold off fearless Lions for eighth Super Rugby title Crusaders hold off fearless Lions for eighth Super Rugby title
- August 06, 2017

The Crusaders continued to press but Israel Dagg was forced into a knock-on as he looked to pop the ball back inside for a certain try after 17 minutes. After Smith left, the Crusaders used their numerical advantage to grind down the undermanned Lions' scrum and create points-scoring opportunities for flyhalf Richie Mo'unga, whose two penalties gave the Crusaders enough breathing room for the final 20 minutes. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino responds when asked about Ross Barkley Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino responds when asked about Ross Barkley
- August 05, 2017

Trippier had set up the opening goal for the hosts, attacking with verve down the flank. "It's his ankle", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said of the 26-year-old. "Poch said the other day he tried to sign [Alvaro] Morata and he said: 'well, where am I going to play?" "We are working hard to try to bring in players, but that is a rumour and I can not confirm anything". (more...)
Giants call up Pablo Sandoval to replace Brandon Belt Giants call up Pablo Sandoval to replace Brandon Belt
- August 05, 2017

Belt was reportedly suffering from concussion symptoms after being hit in the helmet with a pitch during Friday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks . Sandoval signed a five-year, $95-million contract with the Red Sox before the 2015 season. Sandoval hit just.237 with 14 homers and 59 RBIs during 2½ injury-decimated seasons with the Red Sox. (more...)
Marc Marquez beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno Marc Marquez beats Valentino Rossi to pole at Brno
- August 05, 2017

And Marc Marquez has grabbed pole for the first race of the next half of the 2017 season at Brno . The reigning world MotoGP champion clocked 1min 54.981sec on his Honda to finish 0.92sec ahead of Italian veteran Rossi, of Yamaha, with Spaniard Dani Pedrosa at 0.138 for Honda . (more...)
Manchester City, Liverpool and Barcelona enter race for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar Manchester City, Liverpool and Barcelona enter race for Arsenal target Thomas Lemar
- August 05, 2017

PSG shattered the transfer record on Wednesday with their £200million signing of Neymar. Prising him away from Monaco looks to be no easy feat however, and this looks like one transfer saga that still has some distance left to run, unfortunately. (more...)
Chelsea set to spend £50 million on Matic replacement Chelsea set to spend £50 million on Matic replacement
- August 05, 2017

Conte led Chelsea to the title in his first campaign at Stamford Bridge, but admits it will be a lot tougher to repeat the achievement. Matic wanted to be reunited with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, and his decision to do so left a sour taste in Conte's mouth. (more...)
Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league
- August 05, 2017

This was about ambition. "The legal services of the LFP are in support and at the disposal of Paris Saint-Germain so that the Neymar contract is approved as soon as possible". Neymar completed his historic move from Barcelona on Thursday after PSG met his release clause of €222 million, a deal that smashes the transfer record previously held by Manchester United's Paul Pogba (€105m). (more...)
Sir Mo Farah wins 10000m for his 10th global gold medal Sir Mo Farah wins 10000m for his 10th global gold medal
- August 05, 2017

Despite being tested by a series of surges in pace, Farah nevertheless kicked clear in trademark fashion over the final 100m to win in 26 minutes and 49.51 seconds, the fastest time of the year. "I knew at 12 laps to go when they went hard from there I knew it was going to be tough". "I just had to stay strong, believe in myself and think, I didn't work for nothing". (more...)
Tigers try to stay hot on road vs. Orioles (Aug 04, 2017)
- August 05, 2017

The Birds had their winning streak stopped at five. Schoop then tossed the relay to Chris Davis to complete the 5-4-3 play. Though his numbers have slipped this season, Verlander remains a constant source of innings - he has topped 200 in all but one season since 2007 and looks likely to reach that threshold again this year. (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte keen to kick-start season with Community Shield win
- August 05, 2017

Arsene Wenger says he is convinced that Alexis Sanchez will give his all to help fire Arsenal to the Premier League title this season. Eight players including former captain John Terry have left Chelsea in the current transfer window and several others have been loaned out, with striker Diego Costa's future yet to be resolved. (more...)
Chelsea star ready to snub Real Madrid and join Barcelona
- August 05, 2017

Chelsea come into this weekends Community Shield clash with several of key players missing. Initially laughing off such speculation, getting down to business the Stamford Bridge boss explains that Hazard is " very happy to stay with us, to play with Chelsea " - and it's not hard to see why considering the strong position the Blues are in presently. (more...)
Dolphins, Jay Cutler In Contact Since Ryan Tannehill Injury Dolphins, Jay Cutler In Contact Since Ryan Tannehill Injury
- August 05, 2017

My guess is Tannehill will likely have season-ending surgery on his left knee. The team hasn't realsed the severity of the injury yet, but sources tell ESPN the team is concerned. The 2016 season was a nightmarish one for Cutler, as he was limited to five starts because of injury and finished with 1,059 yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions. (more...)
Conte claims Chelsea board sold Matic to Manchester United without his permission Conte claims Chelsea board sold Matic to Manchester United without his permission
- August 05, 2017

I think Neymar is one of the best players in the world and for sure all these type of players finish their career in the same team, otherwise if they decide to change we must be ready to accept this kind of money. It wasn't all pressure over purchases, however, as the Italian re-emphasised the mental strength of his squad. "I will not give anything away on (Sanchez), but the only thing I can tell you is that he is focused and my decision is clear: He will stay and he will respect that", ... (more...)