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Lawsuit tossed in Taylor Swift trial, but ordeal is not over Lawsuit tossed in Taylor Swift trial, but ordeal is not over
- August 14, 2017

Citing Swift's counterclaim alleging assault and battery, Baldridge asked jurors to "return a verdict for a single dollar, a single symbolic dollar, the value of which is immeasurable to all women in this situation". Melcher said Mueller was devastated by the accusation. A photo taken at the meet-and-greet shows David Mueller with his right hand behind the singer, just below her waist. (more...)
Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho
- August 14, 2017

He was more than that against West Ham . Strikers can play phenomenally well, but if they don't score goals, the pressure's on them. Twice in the first half-hour the Belgium worldwide was denied a tap-in, but on 32 minutes the powerful forward darted across the West Ham backline to receive a Marcus Rashford through-ball to break the deadlock. (more...)
Ice Cube Defeats LaVar Ball in BIG3 4-Point Challenge Ice Cube Defeats LaVar Ball in BIG3 4-Point Challenge
- August 14, 2017

Here's hoping Ball, who said he "would kill Michael Jordan one-on-one" in his heyday earlier this year, will finally put that argument to rest. As we previously reported, Odom has been privately expressing interest in playing pro ball again - and when Ice Cube found out, he extended an invitation to Odom.as long as he gets in shape. (more...)
Federer cruises through to Rogers Cup semis Federer cruises through to Rogers Cup semis
- August 14, 2017

On the contrary, he had produced a huge upset in last year's Rogers Cup, his maiden Masters tournament. Denis Shapovalov has to come up with some new goals. Federer said he knows Haase well from serving with him on the ATP player council and from practicing together. Federer, was never seriously pushed by the Spaniard as the Swiss maestro secured the first break in the 9th game of the opening set. (more...)
Mourinho stunned Chelsea allowed Matic to make Man Utd move
- August 14, 2017

And he is one of those players who gives me what I like: consistency. He said: "I was not thinking of signing Matic because I never go for players who I think are an impossible mission to sign". "It looked like something was happening because his agent told me we can have him, that we just had to pay". Chelsea needs him, too, at the moment. (more...)
Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in concussion protocol Falcons RB Devonta Freeman in concussion protocol
- August 14, 2017

Falcons coach Dan Quinn didn't know the details behind Freeman's heat-related exit this time. Quinn added that he's not sure Freeman will be out for the rest of the preseason, per ESPN.com. It's uncertain when Freeman will return to the field. Quinn said Freeman "has had a great camp" and has been impressive with "the speed that he's playing with, not just in the run game but in the pass game as well". (more...)
Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Watch highlights from a thriller at the Emirates Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Watch highlights from a thriller at the Emirates
- August 14, 2017

But I don't want him to go and in the end he chose to stay. Despite only starting 17 games last season in all competitions, Giroud still scored 16 times - including an eye-catching scorpion-style kick against Crystal Palace. There will be a lot of weekend coupons sunk if the home side don't deliver at 1/2 but there have been plenty of bullish noises coming out of a revamped Leicester City camp following an arduous six-week pre-season under Craig Shakespeare. (more...)
Gorakhpur Deaths: Yogi Adityanath warns of strict action Gorakhpur Deaths: Yogi Adityanath warns of strict action
- August 14, 2017

Sharply contradicting the Uttar Pradesh government's claims that there was no shortage of oxygen at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das Medical College , the parents of a baby girl have said that oxygen level was low since 10 Augus. "What followed was complete chaos as panic-stricken relatives of patients ran for help, and with the support of hospital staff tried to maintain supply of oxygen ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho explains why he signed Nemanja Matic at Manchester United Jose Mourinho explains why he signed Nemanja Matic at Manchester United
- August 14, 2017

And he is one of those players who gives me what I like: consistency. Against West Ham, aside from his contribution for Lukaku's opening goal, Matic also gave United more dynamism by dragging the midfield base at least 10 yards higher up the pitch than last season. (more...)
India whitewashes Sri Lanka with innings victory in third test India whitewashes Sri Lanka with innings victory in third test
- August 14, 2017

On the third day of the last Test match of the series at Pallekelle, Team India will be looking to clean sweep the series against Sri Lanka . The pace duo of Umesh Yadav (2/21) and Shami provided the early breakthroughs for India before the spinners Kuldeep Yadav (1-56) and Ashwin (4/68) made further inroads. (more...)
Manchester United boss Mourinho ready for title challenge
- August 14, 2017

Jose Mourinho says Victor Lindelof needs time to adapt to the Premier League after omitting the £31 million signing from the Manchester United squad on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. His finest Chelsea teams also had that mix of power and physicality that could overwhelm opponents. While saying the match was more hard than it looked, admitting that West Ham did come close to making it 2-1 through Marko Arnautovic , Mourinho said his side was humming at the ... (more...)
Gerard Pique: 'I knew Neymar was leaving Barcelona' Gerard Pique: 'I knew Neymar was leaving Barcelona'
- August 14, 2017

PSG teammate Dani Alves, who also made the move to the French capital this summer, has since suggested that Neymar actually persuaded him to join Unai Emery's side, and not vice-versa. "I don't if Neymar left for the money or because he wanted to be the best in the world". In the end, we can not judge him as he has taken a fearless decision. (more...)
I was not highlighting lack of signings: Conte I was not highlighting lack of signings: Conte
- August 14, 2017

The 28-year-old's lawyer, Ricardo Cardoso, said last week his client meant to hand in a formal transfer request and is considering legal action against Chelsea in order to force through a move to former club Atletico Madrid . Dyche saw Sam Vokes score twice and leftback Stephen Ward connect with a stunning volley as his side won away in the Premier League at the first time of asking - last season its only away win came at Crystal Palace in April. (more...)
Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle
- August 14, 2017

But while Lukaku grabbed the main headlines, the platform was laid by another new signing, Nemanja Matic . Jose Mourinho says he is "keeping his feet on the ground" despite watching his Manchester United team thrash West Ham on the opening weekend of the Premier League season. (more...)
Louis Oosthuizen pokes fun at completing his Louis Oosthuizen pokes fun at completing his "runner-up slam"
- August 14, 2017

Open and was runner-up alongside Marc Leishman following a three-way playoff that Zach Johnson won at the 2015 British Open. In typical South African style, Oosthuizen took to twitter in celebrating this unique achievement. "If I can have a solid start tomorrow and get to the 14th hole and see where I am‚ anything can happen from 14". His 1-under 70 Sunday, capped off by a 53-foot birdie make at the last left him two behind Justin Thomas , in a tie with Francesco Molinari and ... (more...)
The Pentagon dusts off plan North Korea attack plan The Pentagon dusts off plan North Korea attack plan
- August 14, 2017

Dunford arrived at Osan Air Base Monday, and is scheduled to meet with the leaders of US Forces Korea and South Korea President Moon Jae-in. "Fight tonight" has long been the motto of US forces in South Korea to show they're always ready for combat on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Eight years after attack, Sri Lanka set to tour Pakistan Eight years after attack, Sri Lanka set to tour Pakistan
- August 14, 2017

Speaking at the Asian Cricket Council's annual general meeting in Colombo, Sumathipala added: "We have had our security experts visit and make an assessment, and things look positive with things improving all over the country and especially Lahore being cleared". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo may face 12 match ban Cristiano Ronaldo may face 12 match ban
- August 14, 2017

On 82 minutes, Ronaldo was fouled inside eighteen yard box and could have gotten a penalty, but the referee controversially awarded him a second yellow card and sent him off the pitch. It was an even game and they had a strong central midfield, which made playing inside hard. The Croatian global made the most of Luka Modric's absence due to suspension to impress in the middle of the park but his availability for the second game appears uncertain. (more...)
Mourinho Praises Manchester United new 'boys' over West Ham drubbing Mourinho Praises Manchester United new 'boys' over West Ham drubbing
- August 14, 2017

He knows sometimes strikers can play very well for the team without scoring goals. It is always oxygen, happiness and confidence for them. I am not going to say the performance was flawless because it was not. "He played because [Phil] Jones and [Eric] Bailly were both suspended. But for me, (with) years and years of experience, and experience in the Premier League , my feet are on the ground and I'm calm". (more...)
West Ham boss Bilic admits to his disappointment following defeat West Ham boss Bilic admits to his disappointment following defeat
- August 14, 2017

There's no point me taking it too personally because it's not all about me. That was my ideal situation. City's signing of Ederson from Benfica was effectively the death knell for Hart's career at the Etihad Stadium and the 30-year-old will hope to impress at West Ham as he looks to ensure that he is Gareth Southgate's first-choice goalkeeper for England at next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Chelsea treating me like a criminal, says Costa Chelsea treating me like a criminal, says Costa
- August 14, 2017

He has done a good job and I can see that. "I am waiting for Chelsea to set me free", the player told the Daily Mail . They really love me for the person I am. The Italian adds: "I think the player wants to stay at Chelsea ". "Why won't they let me go if they don't want me?" Costa's situation has been complicated by his desire to return to Atletico Madrid , who are now under a FIFA-imposed transfer embargo until January. (more...)
The 'stability player,' Matic already making Man United tick The 'stability player,' Matic already making Man United tick
- August 14, 2017

The Old Trafford faithful will want to thank Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich for selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United this summer. Man United's Anthony Martial (left) and Paul Pogba are ecstatic after their team's third goal against West Ham United yesterday. (more...)
AJ Pollock is sitting out Sunday as Diamondbacks play Cubs AJ Pollock is sitting out Sunday as Diamondbacks play Cubs
- August 14, 2017

No, the Diamondbacks had a comfortable lead on the Cubs so he decided he needed to get his legs going. Avila, hitting.182, drove in two runs. OUR PREDICTION: The Cubs have won four of their last five games versus Arizona, are 10-4 in their last 14 games versus the Diamondbacks overall, and are 5-0 in Lester's last five road starts. (more...)
Federer closes in on sixth tournament win of the season in Montreal Federer closes in on sixth tournament win of the season in Montreal
- August 14, 2017

Federer will now prepare for a semifinal tilt against Robin Haase , who has needed three sets to beat his last two opponents in Montreal . But while Ferrer managed to take the opening set - ending Federer's 32-set streak - the Swiss ace raised his game to win 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. (more...)
Justin Thomas wins US PGA and confirms years of potential Justin Thomas wins US PGA and confirms years of potential
- August 14, 2017

Thomas beat Francesco Molinari, Patrick Reed and Louis Oosthuizen by two shots and finished with an 8-under total for the tournament. Through four shots on that hole, I pretty much couldn't have drawn up a worse start to my Sunday at the PGA Championship. (more...)