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Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season Dolphins cornerback Tony Lippett out for season
- August 15, 2017

Gase said he learned of the injury happened halfway through practice on Monday. "Any time you lose a guy that started [nearly] every game for you a year ago, that's not ideal", Gase said, via ESPN . Lippett led the Dolphins in interceptions last season with four and made 67 tackles. The Dolphins expected to use Lippett as a back-up option to Byron Maxwell and Xavien Howard. (more...)
Premier League club confirm new Chinese owners Premier League club confirm new Chinese owners
- August 15, 2017

Liebherr showed her intent to sell the club on to new investors last month when she stepped down from her role as Director with immediate effect, showing that the tides were soon to change at the club. Liebherr said she and Gao had "full trust" in chairman Ralph Krueger and his management team and would support their plans "to follow the Southampton Way". (more...)
Newcastle United want to bring in another striker, following Joselu arrival Newcastle United want to bring in another striker, following Joselu arrival
- August 15, 2017

Balague reported on Twitter that a deal was close for Joselu , saying: " Joselu , close to Newcastle for nearly £5 million". If Benitez can get more deals over the line, Newcastle may enjoy their return to the Premier League , rather than endure it. (more...)
Examining the First Base Depth in the Toronto Blue Jays System Examining the First Base Depth in the Toronto Blue Jays System
- August 15, 2017

The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping Marco Estrada continues his resurgence when he gets Tuesday's start versus the Tampa Bay Rays . Tampa Bay is listed with a money line of +100 to prevail, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 9 runs. (more...)
Premier League clubs in 'advanced talks' to cut short summer transfer window Premier League clubs in 'advanced talks' to cut short summer transfer window
- August 15, 2017

The current transfer window closes in England at the end of August, with some managers in the top flight criticising the window for remaining open after the start of the current campaign. Other teams in Europe, including those in Spain and Italy, would still be able to sign players from the English teams, in line with their own league's deadlines. (more...)
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova granted wild-card berth US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova granted wild-card berth
- August 15, 2017

Townsend competed in the US Open main draw in 2014 and 2016, qualifying for the main draw previous year. The five-times Grand Slam victor has had mixed results since rejoining the WTA Tour. She has battled a left forearm injury since returning from suspension and has only played 10 WTA Tour matches this year. However, Canadian teen Shapovalov, who upset Rafael Nadal en route to a semifinal appearance at the Rogers Cup in Montreal last week, did not get one of the eight wild-cards for men. (more...)
Virat Kohli Tells Why Independence Day is Extra Special for Him
- August 15, 2017

India's captain Virat Kohli yesterday heaped praise on Hardik Pandya for his maiden century in the third Test after the visitors inflicted a crushing series defeat on Sri Lanka . "When both teams play with equal intensity, the matches will be very close and so will the series", he added. The kind of confidence he showed the with the ball and the maturity with the bat, it really gives us a lot of boost and the balance. (more...)
Fulham reject £25m Tottenham bid for Ryan Sessegnon Fulham reject £25m Tottenham bid for Ryan Sessegnon
- August 15, 2017

Sessegnon enjoyed a wonderful breakthrough season last term, when he scored seven goals in 30 senior appearances. Fulham are understood to have rejected a bid worth £25million from Tottenham for teenage full-back Ryan Sessegnon . The Craven Cottage star, still just 17, committed to Slavisa Jokanovic's on a three-year deal in June . Ryan, in particular, has caught Tottenham's eye and they have launched a huge £25 million bid for the youngster. (more...)
Eagles RB Ryan Mathews clearing up $4 million in cap space Eagles RB Ryan Mathews clearing up $4 million in cap space
- August 15, 2017

Mathews, 29, was medically cleared to play and having his surgically repaired neck examined, allowing for his release. Had he been on the roster, Mathews was set to count $5 million against the salary cap this season. In his two seasons with the team, Mathews gained 1,200 yards on 261 carries (almost 4.6 yards per rush) and scored 14 touchdowns. The former first round pick led the Eagles in rushing in 2015 with 661 yards on 155 attempts. (more...)
PGA Championship victor Thomas to defend CIMB Classic golf title PGA Championship victor Thomas to defend CIMB Classic golf title
- August 15, 2017

Paired with Spieth, the trio shared a moment they'll never forget. Although he said afterward that he "did not have the technique to be confident enough" on Sunday, he nonetheless was in the mix until he bogeyed the 16th hole. Fellow American Patrick Reed (67) bogeyed the last to finish equal second with Francesco Molinari (67) and Louis Oosthuizen (70). Oosthuizen holed a 50-foot birdie putt on the 18th that made him a runner-up in all four majors. (more...)
Jay Cutler to make debut for Dolphins against Ravens Jay Cutler to make debut for Dolphins against Ravens
- August 15, 2017

Gase has said the Dolphins were trying to get Cutler up to speed as quickly as possible, and he's practiced fully since he was signed eight days ago. Ryan Mallett is going to see a lot more of the action for the Ravens, but he has had a lot of bad moments in the camp so far. Ajayi has been held out of training camp practices since then and saw no reps in the Fins 23-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Thursday's preseason opener. (more...)
Coutinho Left Out of Liverpool Squad for Hoffenheim Match Coutinho Left Out of Liverpool Squad for Hoffenheim Match
- August 15, 2017

Nonetheless, Liverpool should survive without the player. "We know more about Hoffenheim that you can imagine". Nathaniel Clyne , Adam Lallana , Daniel Sturridge and Danny Ings will all miss out through injury. I can live with this, it's no problem. The owners are 100 per cent clear on it. Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson fears he won't be able to "influence the situation" regarding Philippe Coutinho's possible departure from the club. (more...)
Suns Rookie Josh Jackson Speaks Out on Potential Kyrie Irving Trade Suns Rookie Josh Jackson Speaks Out on Potential Kyrie Irving Trade
- August 15, 2017

But Irving's trade request and his obvious campaign to get out of Cleveland has changed the landscape. This would be a different approach than the Cavs have had the last three years, since James' return in 2014, when they have acquired win-now veterans to surround James. (more...)
Sanchez and Ozil could both still quit Arsenal this month Sanchez and Ozil could both still quit Arsenal this month
- August 15, 2017

Previously, Sanchez was reported to have demanded the same amount in weekly wages and now that the Gunners have come through with the amount, it remains to be seen if he stays back at the Emirates. Arsene Wenger has been adamant that the club will not sell Sanchez, and has reiterated that stance many times, meaning any backdown now would be highly embarrassing for the Arsenal coach. (more...)
Manchester City Set to Make Arsenal Final £60M Offer For Alexis Sanchez Manchester City Set to Make Arsenal Final £60M Offer For Alexis Sanchez
- August 15, 2017

Heavily-linked with Bayern Munich and Paris St Germain during the summer but his wage demands - said to be in excess of £300k per week - deterred the perennial German champions from pursuing their interest. The Chilean has so far resisted all attempts by Arsenal to extend his contract, and it remains to be seen if he will sign the new deal now on offer. (more...)
Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir Day: Internet, mobile phone services suspended in Kashmir
- August 15, 2017

Participants of the protest rallies will wear black bands around their arms to show their hatred against India, while black flags will also be hoisted atop the buildings. "Pakistani troops violated ceasefire by firing towards our positions at Chath-Khadi Saidapora and Taad in Tangdhar sector at around 2.20 am", an army official said. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Banned For 5 Games After Pushing Referee Cristiano Ronaldo Banned For 5 Games After Pushing Referee
- August 15, 2017

Madrid had already signaled their intent to appeal Ronaldo's second yellow card shown for diving eight minutes from time when he went down inside the area under pressure from Samuel Umtiti . To compound matters, the Portugal forward - linked with a move away from the Bernabeu this summer - then pushed referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown a red card. (more...)
Wrath of the Titans: Jarryd Hayne and Neil Henry dumped Wrath of the Titans: Jarryd Hayne and Neil Henry dumped
- August 15, 2017

Fellow great Brad Fittler, who has worked with Hayne as coach of NSW City Origin team, said the fullback was looking unmotivated and slammed him for speaking publicly about his gripes with Henry. Jarryd Hayne's future could be decided on Monday at a meeting with Gold Coast officials and coach Neil Henry. When asked if his fullback was a team player, Henry sat on the fence. (more...)
Ashwin joins Pujara in county stint Ashwin joins Pujara in county stint
- August 15, 2017

Chief selector MSK Prasad said that it is a blessing in disguise that Ashwin and Pujara are getting to play county cricket as India will be travelling to England for five Tests next year and it's always good to get that first hand feel of conditions. (more...)
Arsenal kicks-off English Premier League on a high
- August 15, 2017

Shinji Okazaki struck minutes after kickoff but Leicester City went down 4-3 at the hands of Arsenal as the new Premier League season got under way on Friday. But Welbeck had the last word of the first half for the home side when he equalised from close range in added time after new signing Sead Kolasinac's tap forward in a goalmouth melee. (more...)
Rated point guard Tre Jones announces he's heading to Duke Rated point guard Tre Jones announces he's heading to Duke
- August 15, 2017

Five-star point guard Tre Jones committed to Duke in a ceremony at a church Sunday night, with his older brother Tyus Jones, who helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2015 national championship, sitting by his side on stage. He and his staff are heavily involved with Marvin Bagley (No. 1 in 2018), R.J. Barrett (No. 3 in 2018), Cameron Reddish (No. 5 in 2018) and Darius Garland (No. (more...)
Chargers eyeing October debut for rookie WR Mike Williams Chargers eyeing October debut for rookie WR Mike Williams
- August 15, 2017

Assuming things go according to plan, the Chargers could be pretty fun to watch once Williams comes back. Los Angeles is also being cautious. Even if the best-case scenario happens and Williams plays in October, it won't be easy for him to make a big impact after missing so much time, but he could be a solid contributor late in the season. (more...)
Okazaki nets as Leicester lose to Arsenal in Premier League opener
- August 15, 2017

Obviously I'm still getting used to the English game, the positives and negatives, shall we say, but I'm learning". Then Ramsey fired past Schmeichel from Xhaka's pass with eight minutes remaining. "The goals we conceded, we can work to get rid of that". Last season was a success for the business. "After that, we get the efficiency". Vardy, a former Arsenal transfer target, disarmed the Arsenal defence as Leicester led twice before succumbing to two late goals. (more...)
Usain Bolt falls to the track injured in final career race Usain Bolt falls to the track injured in final career race
- August 15, 2017

Canada hold the fastest time of 2017 but are without No. 1 sprinter Andre de Grasse while the 2015 silver medallists Chinese, who have clocked 38.19 this season, will also be in contention. "Definitely, that's what we focus on, that's what we want to do". No one, not even Bolt, has come close to the sub 9.6 mark and it will be a long, long time before it will be breached. (more...)
Wenger 'relieved' Giroud stayed at Arsenal after victor against Leicester
- August 15, 2017

Like many of Leicester's players, Vardy endured a post-title slump last season, scoring only 13 times in the league, and Shakespeare was delighted to see him back among the goals. Jamie Vardy then capitalised on very bad defending to twice put the Foxes ahead either side of Danny Welbeck's equaliser before Arsene Wenger sent on the cavalry. (more...)