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Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update
- August 09, 2017

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown states that current Gunners forward Alexis Sanchez should see out the remainder of his contract with "dignity and respect". Wenger, who confirmed Sanchez would miss the Foxes encounter with an abdominal strain, revealed there had been no contact from Paris Saint-Germain over Sanchez. (more...)
Matsuyama getting backing for final major Matsuyama getting backing for final major
- August 09, 2017

Johnson firmly ruled the world of golf after successive wins at the Genesis Open at Riviera, the WGC-Mexico and WGC-Match Play in a brilliant February-to-March stretch. "If it doesn't then my next, probably last, life-long goal as a professional golfer would be to win the career grand slam ". A huge favourite going into April's US Masters, the big-hitting American slipped on some stairs where he was staying in Augusta and hurt his back, forcing him to withdraw and return to the drawing ... (more...)
How will William Byron fare in NASCAR Cup — NASCAR America How will William Byron fare in NASCAR Cup — NASCAR America
- August 09, 2017

The now 19-year-old racer apparently wanted some advice on how to setup his auto for Charlotte Motor Speedway. Kahne was signed by Hendrick Motorsports in April 2010, almost two years before his February 2012 debut in the No. In a teleconference with media members Wednesday, Hendrick said he asked Byron a simple question: Are you ready for Cup? "So they've got a lot of coaches". (more...)
Jake Lamb's two homers help Arizona Diamondbacks cool off Los Angeles Dodgers Jake Lamb's two homers help Arizona Diamondbacks cool off Los Angeles Dodgers
- August 09, 2017

This will be one pitching match-up that you won't want to miss! "I know it motivates me". "And I want people to cheer for the Diamondbacks". "It didn't work out for them tonight, but I imagine they would probably do the same thing if it comes up". (more...)
NBA Mexico City Games 2017: Nets to face Thunder, Heat NBA Mexico City Games 2017: Nets to face Thunder, Heat
- August 09, 2017

A party familiar with the schedule confirmed that the Heat were in the mix for the games in Mexico City. "We are thrilled to be able to participate in the NBA Mexico City games", Heat president Pat Riley said in a statement. "The Brooklyn Nets are honored to be the host team for the 2017 NBA Mexico City Games and help the league celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first NBA game in Mexico", Brooklyn GM Sean Marks said. (more...)
Manchester United move 'all over' as Gareth Bale starts for Real Madrid
- August 09, 2017

Manchester United have appealed against Phil Jones' UEFA ban but the defender will still miss the Super Cup, sources have told ESPN FC. Tottenham Hotspur were believed to be circling at the start of 2017, and Isco regularly hinted to the press that he could leave Real Madrid at the end of the 2016-17 season. (more...)
Marissa Jade becomes the first to be evicted from the CBB house Marissa Jade becomes the first to be evicted from the CBB house
- August 09, 2017

She later tweeted: "Marissa has been evicted". "I'm definitely going to see him on the outside", she smiled. "I love her to death but she has voiced her opinion every single day that she does not want to be there", the reality star said, noting that, as fans saw, Trisha "even put herself up for elimination" by eating pizza knowing that she would not be given immunity. (more...)
National Basketball Association issues memo detailing plans to reduce travel in new schedule National Basketball Association issues memo detailing plans to reduce travel in new schedule
- August 09, 2017

The NBA has reportedly eliminated several old scheduling practices to ensure teams will have more rest built into their schedules for the 2017-18 season. Two things the league did to make these scheduling changes possible was begin the season a week earlier and allow for more weekend games. The schedule will be released later this summer, with the season beginning one week earlier in another move meant to provide better spacing from a scheduling standpoint over the course of the year. (more...)
Red Sox Reveal Nicknames On Jerseys, 'Crazy Gear' For Players Weekend Red Sox Reveal Nicknames On Jerseys, 'Crazy Gear' For Players Weekend
- August 09, 2017

Their hat will be powder blue with the Cub animal logo. Players will be able to declare their nicknames ahead of time, which will enable fans to buy jerseys with the nicknames on them, much like the National Basketball Association first did in 2014. (more...)
Corey Kluber has turned it up a notch Corey Kluber has turned it up a notch
- August 09, 2017

METS 5, RANGERS 4: Rookie Chris Flexen got his first big league win and hit, and NY took an early four-run lead at home on the way to stopping a four-game losing streak. "That's a throwback game for sure", Rockies manager Bud Black said. Bradley Zimmer drew a walk, putting runners at first and second with two outs. (more...)
Skipper Virat Kohli credits batsmen for second successive win against Sri Lanka Skipper Virat Kohli credits batsmen for second successive win against Sri Lanka
- August 09, 2017

Puja is one of the regulars whenever India play and is seen sitting with Ajinkya Rahane's wife Radhika. The visitors then dismissed Sri Lanka for 183 and enforced follow-on after taking a 400-plus run lead. "All credit goes to how hard he's works on the game, and how he thinks about his game as well", he added. "Jadeja can give you a very quick 60-70 anywhere at any stage of the game, it can really turn the game". (more...)
Arizona lands PG Jahvon Quinerly, second five-star commit for '18 Arizona lands PG Jahvon Quinerly, second five-star commit for '18
- August 09, 2017

Others that Arizona might eventually land could be better during freshman season or be ranked higher in national rankings, but Quinerly gives Miller something he hasn't had in years: a five-star, pass-first point guard who wants to make other players around him better. (more...)
Packers cut ties with DT Guion Packers cut ties with DT Guion
- August 09, 2017

He received a three-game penalty in 2015 for his first offense. Guion was arrested for driving while intoxicated in June and has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for an unrelated violation of the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. (more...)
Watford sign striker Andre Gray in club-record deal Watford sign striker Andre Gray in club-record deal
- August 09, 2017

It is claimed that Gray will discuss personal terms and undergo a medical with Watford later on Wednesday. Gray scored 10 goals in 36 games for Burnley in all competitions last season, including their first top-flight hat-trick since 1975 in a 4-1 win over Sunderland in December. (more...)
`Injured` Sanchez ruled out of start of Arsenal's PL campaign
- August 09, 2017

Earlier this summer, Bayern had ruled themselves out of the race for the 28-year-old because of his wage demands and Sanchez's representatives are now aware City look to be the front runners for the Arsenal forward, who scored 30 goals in all competitions last season. (more...)
Mickelson and Els to play in their 100th major Mickelson and Els to play in their 100th major
- August 09, 2017

Phil Mickelson smiles after making a birdie from the bunker on the first hole during the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament o. "So I don't think I would have had the same level of success had he not come around", Mickelson summed up. Els, though, can't help but wonder. Els, a four-time major champ, however, had a slightly different take. (more...)
I've 'lost a step'; Conor McGregor has edge on paper I've 'lost a step'; Conor McGregor has edge on paper
- August 09, 2017

Mayweather is coming out of retirement for the fight against McGregor. "Which way do you wanna go?" But Tuesday, Mayweather sat down with ESPN's Stephen A. So perhaps it was with half an eye on his bank account that Mayweather said he believes his opponent has the edge on paper. "He's a lot younger". When you look at myself and Conor McGregor on paper, he's taller [McGregor is an inch taller], has a longer reach, he's a bigger man from top to bottom. (more...)
Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree to terms on a five-year contract extension Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree to terms on a five-year contract extension
- August 09, 2017

In his first 3 seasons in the NFL , Freeman has rushed for almost 2,400 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was selected in the fourth round out of Florida State in 2014. It became clear that Freeman-or at least his agent, Kristin Campbell-would push hard for a lucrative contract extension when Campbell brought up the matter in late January, a week before the Super Bowl. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Manchester United in talks over return to Old Trafford Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Manchester United in talks over return to Old Trafford
- August 09, 2017

Those reasons for excitement include the arrival of striker Romelu Lukaku for 75 million pounds ($97.42 million) from Everton, Chelsea's Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic (40 mln) and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica (30 mln). (more...)
Jose Mourinho all set for Real reunion Jose Mourinho all set for Real reunion
- August 09, 2017

This, though, is the first official fixture of the season for both clubs, with United looking to lift some silverware before their Premier League opener against West Ham United on Sunday. How his team come into the game: "We arrive well and really want to get started". We know the obligation everyone has. I think it's not very big [the gap]. (more...)
Lawyer: No appearance at Florida DUI hearing for Tiger Woods Lawyer: No appearance at Florida DUI hearing for Tiger Woods
- August 09, 2017

Woods was not in the courtroom on Wednesday. The hearing never took place, with Woods' lawyer, Doug Duncan , meeting with the prosecution off the record to discuss the plea deal. Police subsequently found no evidence in the area of what, if anything, Woods might have hit. Woods told police at the time of his arrest that he was taking the painkiller Vicodin after a recent back surgery and also had a prescription for Xanax. (more...)
Chelsea enter Cancelo chase Chelsea enter Cancelo chase
- August 09, 2017

But now Conte is said to have set his sights on Valencia's Cancelo. Spurs and Juve fighting against each other for Cancelo would see his price go skywards. "He's valued at about £25m". Chelsea have also been linked with Paris Saint-Germain right-back Serge Aurier, but any move for the Ivory Coast global will be held up by visa issues. (more...)
Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford Carted Off With Ankle Injury Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford Carted Off With Ankle Injury
- August 09, 2017

The fact that Crawford likely won't miss any regular season games is huge news for a Cowboys team that can't really afford to lose any more defensive linemen right now. Rookie Taco Charlton would assume a starting role if the injury keeps Crawford is out for an extended period. After Crawford's injury, linebacker Anthony Hitchens and defensive end Damontre Moore limped off at different times with apparent ankle injuries. (more...)
CAF president criticism angers Cameroon CAF president criticism angers Cameroon
- August 09, 2017

He wondered if the future inspection team can be impartial given that Ahmad Amad has already taken clear stance regarding Cameroon's preparedness before the CAF inspection visitation to the country. "One may question the rationale of this inspection visit as the outcome seems to have already been decided at the highest level of CAF", charged Fecafoot president Tombi A Roko Sidiki. (more...)
Nothing to say on Costa - Simeone Nothing to say on Costa - Simeone
- August 09, 2017

He believes his client was treated unfairly, and has warned that he will do everything in his power to seek legal restitution for him. The Spaniard was pictured in an Atletico shirt last month, and David Cartlidge expects him to hand in a transfer request imminently. (more...)