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Chelsea boss Conte expects six-team Premier League title race Chelsea boss Conte expects six-team Premier League title race
- August 12, 2017

Conte has raised the alarm about the "small" number of players available to him, which could make it his most hard season. He told reporters: "We have to rest well because we have a very important game on Sunday against West Ham". After spending heavily on players including Wayne Rooney, Jordan Pickford, Davy Klaassen and Michael Keane, Everton have been tipped to break into the top six this season. (more...)
Mourinho eyes second season glory with United Mourinho eyes second season glory with United
- August 12, 2017

JOSE MOURINHO has cranked up the heat by warning Liverpool and Chelsea: Let's see how you get on now we're all in Europe. "There's no guarantee but naturally a manager in his second season knows the club and the players better". Goalkeeper: Despite fresh speculation linking him with a return to Spain this summer David De Gea looks set to stay at United and continue as their No.1 this season with Sergio Romero once again his back-up. (more...)
Conte reveals one of Chelsea's best players will miss Burnley clash Conte reveals one of Chelsea's best players will miss Burnley clash
- August 12, 2017

Head coach Antonio Conte on Friday said there was "no news" on Costa and responded "I don't know" when asked when the striker might return to London. "And I do not think he likes it and I do not think he agrees with it because he said he has to strengthen now and fill that gap". "So there have been a number of things simmering at Chelsea , and I have to say that Chelsea is the type of club that brings that type of tension". (more...)
Ram Announces Segment-Leading Torque, Focuses On Customers Ram Announces Segment-Leading Torque, Focuses On Customers
- August 12, 2017

It will now sell you a Ram 3500 with 930 lb-ft. The latest shot has been fired in the battle of America's strongest trucks, as the 2018 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty now packs 930lb-ft of torque from its 6.7L Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, making it the top dog in terms of torque. (more...)
Arsenal have offered Sanchez a record contract Arsenal have offered Sanchez a record contract
- August 12, 2017

Arsenal stepped things up, Schmeichel saving from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and home debutant Sead Kolasinac, but they were careless in possession and shortly before the half-hour, Leicester went in front. Out: Santi Cazorla (ankle), Laurent Koscielny (suspended), Alexis Sanchez (abdominal), Gabriel (knee). After going into last season as defending champions, only for a close shave with relegation to cost manager Claudio Ranieri his job, Leicester are targeting stability under Craig ... (more...)
Neville sends 'horrendous' message to Chelsea about new Man United signing Neville sends 'horrendous' message to Chelsea about new Man United signing
- August 12, 2017

Conte admitted prior to Chelsea's FA Community Shield defeat against Arsenal last weekend that he is anticipating the most hard season of his managerial career, and Lampard believes the Italian's comments are as much an attempt to motivate his players as a challenge to the board to pursue signings. (more...)
Olivier Giroud secures thrilling opening day win for Arsenal against Leicester City Olivier Giroud secures thrilling opening day win for Arsenal against Leicester City
- August 12, 2017

Giroud had been seriously considering his future following the £52 million club record signing of Alexandre Lacazette and Wenger's certainty but has been persuaded to stay in what is now a "super sub " role. Though Arsenal began the second half on the front foot, Leicester created the cleaner chances, Cech rushing out of his box to tackle Vardy and then tipping over a shot by Riyad Mahrez , and after 11 minutes they went in front again. (more...)
Arsenal braced for edgy Premier League season as Leicester City target stability Arsenal braced for edgy Premier League season as Leicester City target stability
- August 12, 2017

Arsenal took 45 points at home last season but finished fifth in the table. West Ham United, Everton and Ligue 1 side Marseille were said to be interested in signing Giroud this summer and Wenger had admitted that competition for places in attack lead him to opening the door for the 30-year-old to depart. (more...)
Barcelona's Sergi Roberto wanted as Nemanja Matic replacement following Manchester United Barcelona's Sergi Roberto wanted as Nemanja Matic replacement following Manchester United
- August 12, 2017

How far do you go with what they are asking for? After a fourth-place finish last season , Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp splashed out a club-record £43.9 million on Roma winger Mohamed Salah , boosting a squad already brimming with potential. (more...)
Jordan Matthews Traded to the Bills Jordan Matthews Traded to the Bills
- August 12, 2017

Both teams announced the transaction Friday. Coming off a down campaign, Watkins will reunite in Los Angeles with former Bills wideout Robert Woods , while sliding in right away as a bona fide No. He's received just 42 targets while playing on the outside, accumulating 27 receptions for 284 yards and one touchdown on those targets. He was fifth among all rookies in 2014 with 67 catches for 872 yards and eight touchdowns. (more...)
Emma Coburn Wins World Steeplechase Title With Kick At Final Water Jump Emma Coburn Wins World Steeplechase Title With Kick At Final Water Jump
- August 12, 2017

Coburn grabbed the gold in a championship-record of 9 minutes, 2.58 seconds. Coburn counts as one of her coaches Heather Burroughs, a renowned runner at the Pembroke Hill School and an All-America at the University of Colorado, where she now coaches. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Manchester City will never spend this much on transfers again Pep Guardiola: Manchester City will never spend this much on transfers again
- August 12, 2017

It's unlikely that City will consider bringing Jason Denayer back into the first-team fold, however. City's first choice XI is pretty much impossible to predict right now (but we're going to have a go anyway) and we'll also take a look at how the team might set out by the time the window shuts at the end of August. (more...)
Brighton will make Manchester City 'uncomfortable' on opening day, vows captain Bruno Brighton will make Manchester City 'uncomfortable' on opening day, vows captain Bruno
- August 12, 2017

When City started the season with six wins in a row, averaging three goals a game, it seemed like no one could catch them. While the arrival of Kyle Walker , Benjamin Mandy and Danilo for the full-back role and Brazilian goalkeeper Ederson shows manager Pep Guardiola recognised the need to shore up his back-line, the Spaniard's attacking philosophy is unlikely to change. (more...)
Jaguars release Branden Albert Jaguars release Branden Albert
- August 12, 2017

Branden Albert's brief and eventful tenure with the Jacksonville Jaguars has come to an end. Fellow left tackle Cam Robinson is now in position to become the team's starter and Albert is now free to sign with any team that's interested. (more...)
Vardy laments another late Leicester reverse at Arsenal
- August 12, 2017

Late Welsh equalizers and meaty French foreheads somehow have Arsenal at the top of the league. Then Leicester went 2-1 up. Wenger is keen for his team to make a strong start and banish memories of last season, when they lost their opening game 4-3 to Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Brittney Reese Paid Respects To Her Grandfather In Winning Long Jump Gold Brittney Reese Paid Respects To Her Grandfather In Winning Long Jump Gold
- August 12, 2017

All three Olympic medallists were involved in this final, but it was Klishina, carefully overseen by the coach who trains her in the United States, Loren Seagrave, who took an early lead with 6.78. The American Reese dusted herself off and went again to become the first woman in the field to go beyond the 7m mark with a jump of 7.02m to bump Spanovic out of the top spot who couldn't better her previous round jump. (more...)
Crystal Palace v Huddersfield: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions Crystal Palace v Huddersfield: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions
- August 12, 2017

Their star signing is French striker Alexandre Lacazette, who cost the Gunners a club record $76.46 million. The Eagles looked nailed on to be relegated last season before new manager Sam Allardyce guided them to a respectable 14th-placed finish. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool say Brazilian is 'definitively' not for sale Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool say Brazilian is 'definitively' not for sale
- August 12, 2017

Liverpool will rebuff any bids for Philippe Coutinho in this transfer window, the club's American owners said on Friday, in the latest blow to Barcelona in its attempts to replace Neymar . But Klopp is not anxious by the situation, insisting his only concern regards the fitness of the Brazilian, who misses the game at Watford through injury and is also doubtful for the Champions League first leg qualifier against Hoffenheim in midweek. (more...)
LaVar Ball gets lampooned in hilarious Saturday Night Live skit LaVar Ball gets lampooned in hilarious Saturday Night Live skit
- August 12, 2017

That makes Ball a flawless target for " SNL ", which put Kenan Thompson to the task of impersonating him on " Weekend Update: Summer Edition " on Thursday. Not gonna lie, I laughed at "Super Target". The fake LaVar than used the opportunity to promote Big Baller Brand's Zo2 shoes, which he said is made out of a South-African rhinoceros horn. (more...)
Buffalo Bills make a splash, acquire Jordan Matthews and EJ Gaines Buffalo Bills make a splash, acquire Jordan Matthews and EJ Gaines
- August 12, 2017

Gaines from the Rams. Watkins, 24, was drafted by the Bills with the fourth-overall draft pick in 2014 after Buffalo traded its first- and fourth-round picks in the following draft to the Cleveland Browns to move up the No. Instead of the players they received in return, the key to whether this trade will be successful for Buffalo is the draft picks they acquired. He has been on the field more frequently than Watkins, while also being productive (he has scored 19 touchdowns in 46 games). (more...)
Loria Agrees To Sell Marlins To Jeter Group Loria Agrees To Sell Marlins To Jeter Group
- August 12, 2017

Jeter is believed to be contributing $25 million of his own money towards the sale. The league is reportedly expecting to receive a written agreement on Friday. Businessobserver.com refers to Sherman as "the shrewd Naples investor who posted spectacular investment returns for years before the financial crisis and a bet on Bear Stearns blemished an otherwise stellar track record". (more...)
Man City set to spend another £110m on Busquets and Van Dijk Man City set to spend another £110m on Busquets and Van Dijk
- August 12, 2017

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes the team is comfortable with the switch to three at the back as they have quality players who are very adaptable, the centre back said. Bernardo Silva , meanwhile, arrived from Monaco, further strengthening a stellar attacking department that also contains Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus , Leroy Sane , David Silva, Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling . (more...)
We're buying three more players - Guardiola We're buying three more players - Guardiola
- August 12, 2017

Four of those new players cost more than £ 40m but that pales into insignificance compared to the €222m (£197m) Paris Saint-Germain paid Barcelona for Neymar. "We're raring to go". "I was confident last season too". Tottenham is a -150 favorite to win the game outright, with Newcastle paying +400 on a win and +290 on a draw. (more...)
CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea CNMI governor backs Trump's stance on North Korea
- August 11, 2017

Guam is the closest US territory to North Korea at a distance of approximately 2,130 miles. After decades of living peacefully, Guam authorities are urging their citizens to be prepared for an "imminent" missile attack from North Korea after the rogue state threatened to unleash "enveloping fire" at the small island sitting 9,700km from the USA mainland. (more...)
Benjamin Mendy, Ilkay Gundogan out for Manchester City Benjamin Mendy, Ilkay Gundogan out for Manchester City
- August 11, 2017

And comments made by Fernandinho suggest that another left-back could be on the way in. City have recorded comprehensive wins against Real Madrid and Tottenham during an impressive warm-up programme and Toure says players are gradually adapting to Guardiola's system. (more...)