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Leigh Griffiths: Champions League makes or breaks season Leigh Griffiths: Champions League makes or breaks season
- August 16, 2017

Scotland's champions enter the first leg of their qualification play-off with Astana minus regular centre-halves Dedryck Boyata and Erik Sviatchenko. "I don't think there's a chance of it imminently, but you always have to be ready because with a top young player like that there's always the possibility". (more...)
Pakistani Ministries websites hacked by Indian Hackers Pakistani Ministries websites hacked by Indian Hackers
- August 16, 2017

It has been 70 years since independence. For the individuals who don't have the foggiest idea, Pakistani and Indian programmers are typically discovered active amid Independence Day to commend their separate national days by hacking cross-outskirt sites. (more...)
Cardinals unable to cool Red Sox's bats in 10-4 loss Cardinals unable to cool Red Sox's bats in 10-4 loss
- August 16, 2017

The St. Louis Cardinals look to cool off the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball on Wednesday. Hear former Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield talk about the 1967 team in the "Red Sox Final" video above, presented by Plainridge Park Casino. Amazingly, Yadier Molina running from home to first base instead of someone else on St. Louis makes it a little easier to complete a triple play even if the hit didn't go right into a player's glove. (more...)
Thomas lifts PGA title in shootout Thomas lifts PGA title in shootout
- August 16, 2017

In fact, as spoken about on the brilliant NoLayingUp podcast this week, he and the latest major champion were on similar trajectories as teenagers. It nearly never happens like this. Two years ago, Thomas was a swearing, club-throwing rookie who outraged a member - in the Wyndham Championship gallery with his child - who let him know via Twitter. (more...)
ESPN sorry about auction draft sketch where black player is sold ESPN sorry about auction draft sketch where black player is sold
- August 16, 2017

The segment drew significant criticism, as many noted on social media that the auctions bore resemblance to a slave auction . In the bit, the Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. The insanity of this, other than the fact that we apparently can't even have fantasy football auctions anymore without injecting race into it, is that the NFL is full of instances like this where someone could see the wrong thing if they wanted to. (more...)
New insurer to offer exchange health plans in rural Nevada New insurer to offer exchange health plans in rural Nevada
- August 16, 2017

He said he was proud to work with Governor Sandoval to ensure all of Nevada's 17 counties have options to purchase healthcare next year. "Access to quality, affordable healthcare should not be dependent on your zip code or county line", Sandoval said at a press conference. (more...)
Mayweather sparring partners say McGregor has no chance Mayweather sparring partners say McGregor has no chance
- August 16, 2017

The "Magic Man" was angered by White's decision to publish videos of the spar, calling the UFC chief a "b****a**' and accusing him of editing the footage". Rollins says that he believes McGregor will be lucky if he touches Floyd. "I want to make sure you're comfortable coming to the fight world", Mayweather said in a story posted on Boxing Scene . (more...)
LeBron James Family Foundation reunion at Cedar Point LeBron James Family Foundation reunion at Cedar Point
- August 16, 2017

Trump appeared to recant those statements somewhat Tuesday, however, when he said, "You got a lot of bad people in the other group, too", in reference to the counter-protesters, per CNN's official Twitter account . Many have taken Trump's words as a defense of those who side with alt-right protestors and white nationalists, and while James' most recent tweet admits that racism has always existed in America, he clearly blames Trump for the recent protests and riots. (more...)
Ronaldo suspended for five games Ronaldo suspended for five games
- August 16, 2017

He'll also miss the second leg of the Super Cup on Wednesday, which will give Barcelona a big boost despite trailing by two goals heading into the contest. The Portugal star played out a dramatic cameo at Camp Nou, coming off the bench to score a stunner before getting booked for removing his shirt in celebration. (more...)
Liverpool midfielder, Coutinho left out of squad for Hoffenheim match
- August 16, 2017

Everyone can imagine this is a blow for us. Liverpool are without Philippe Coutinho tonight. "Everyone knows Anfield , everyone knows You'll never walk alone ", he told the club's website. Hoffenheim finished fourth in last year's Bundesliga . "All the rest we have to see". He added: "We've known for a few days about it so we can prepare this game without him, like we have to prepare the game without Adam Lallana and Daniel Sturridge ". (more...)
Jets WR Lucky Whitehead suffers broken foot Jets WR Lucky Whitehead suffers broken foot
- August 16, 2017

Bowles was unsure if surgery will be required. Whitehead returned two punts and one kickoff in the Jets' preseason opener Saturday against Tennessee. Before the Ezekiel Elliott suspension, Whitehead was the talk of Cowboys training camp. The Jets signed Whitehead in late July, after he was released by the Dallas Cowboys . (more...)
Liverpool captain makes very worrying admission about Coutinho
- August 16, 2017

We could have had Nice, Steaua Bucharest, Young Boys or Istanbul BB and we pulled out Hoffenheim . No, to be honest. "We fought really hard for this opportunity", he said . Hoffenheim were the surprise packages in the Bundesliga and fourth was a drastic improvement on their relegation-threatened 2015-16 campaign, where they finished 15th. (more...)
Ticketing scandal 'overshadowed' performance of athletes at Olympic Games Ticketing scandal 'overshadowed' performance of athletes at Olympic Games
- August 16, 2017

Speaking regarding the OCI's ongoing contract with THG, Keane said that lawyers were now examining the agreement but that it was "pretty watertight". The OCI has said it has only recently become aware of the deal which allows THG to act as its official ticket agent for the summer and winter Olympic games until 2026. (more...)
Chelsea target Sergi Roberto plans Barcelona exit: Antonio Conte offer on table Chelsea target Sergi Roberto plans Barcelona exit: Antonio Conte offer on table
- August 16, 2017

The Spaniard's release clause is now set at £36.5 million (R629 million), which in today's market is a real steal for a player of his calibre. His big break, though, came as right-back as Roberto's versatility came to the fore, with the player being a natural midfielder. (more...)
Trent Alexander-Arnold an incredible player - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp Trent Alexander-Arnold an incredible player - Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp
- August 16, 2017

Alexander-Arnold admitted his European debut could not have gone any better. What a waste it would be to lose all last season's effort by failing at the play off stage. "We weren't the worst team today but the least lucky". If we perform I am confident we can qualify'. The Reds will take their 2-1 aggregate advantage into next Wednesday's second leg at Anfield, looking to reach the group phase of Europe's premier club competition. (more...)
Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid Solider Field among sites considered for 2026 World Cup bid
- August 16, 2017

All stadiums are required to have at least 40,000 seats for group stage matches and a capacity of at least 80,000 to be considered for the opening match and World Cup Final. Frisco's Toyota Soccer Center was a pre-World Cup camp site for a number of teams prior to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, in addition to sites in Dallas and Addison hosting national team camps during the Gold Cup and World Cup Qualifying. (more...)
John Franklin III leaves Auburn, joins Florida Atlantic John Franklin III leaves Auburn, joins Florida Atlantic
- August 16, 2017

FAU, in its first season with Kiffin as head coach, opens up against Navy at home on September 2 before a trip to Wisconsin on September 9. But now, Franklin - who started his career at Florida State before transferring to East Mississippi Community College - is transferring as a graduate transfer. (more...)
Barcelona begin spending spree with Paulinho Barcelona begin spending spree with Paulinho
- August 16, 2017

Brazilian worldwide midfielder Paulinho is expected to become Barcelona's first signing since losing Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain, according to widespread reports in the Spanish media on Saturday. "They have made it hard, nearly impossible", he said. They have been linked with Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele, both of whom might have been helpful as Barcelona struggled to break down Madrid at Camp Nou in the first leg. (more...)
Frank Mir Signs Deal With Bellator MMA Frank Mir Signs Deal With Bellator MMA
- August 16, 2017

Mir had a rough stretch as of late in his career as he was just 2-6 in his last eight bouts dating back to 2012 and lasted competed in March of 2016 when he lost to Mark Hunt. It looks like Frank Mir has found a new home in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). Mir will be eligible to return to action in April 2018 after his suspension is lifted. (more...)
Tottenham in talks over £35m move for Ajax's Sanchez Tottenham in talks over £35m move for Ajax's Sanchez
- August 16, 2017

Only time will tell if we can find an agreement with Ajax . "I only want players with 100 per cent focus on Heracles ". However, Ajax are secretly resigned to losing Sanchez to Spurs and will now expect to bank over £35m for the Colombia global if Mauricio Pochettino's side make their interest official, according to Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio . (more...)
Gylfi Sigurdsson poised to complete Everton move after medical Gylfi Sigurdsson poised to complete Everton move after medical
- August 16, 2017

The Telegraph are reporting the clubs have finally come to an agreement on the fee, and that the 27-year-old will have a medical at Goodison Park tomorrow. "The objective and the aim is that at some point the two clubs will meet", Clement said ahead of the goalless draw at Southampton. Sigurdsson's importance to Swansea was underlined by the fact he scored nine league goals and had 13 assists as the club just avoided relegation from the Premier League last season. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo's 10 career red cards Cristiano Ronaldo's 10 career red cards
- August 16, 2017

Ronaldo saw red in a Manchester derby once more, this time for two bookable offences after a trip on Shaun Wright-Phillips and then an inexplicable handball. "Cristiano being sent off was freaky, but sometimes that can happen", the Brazil worldwide said. The season's first instalment of the El Clasico , with the second coming in the reverse leg on Wednesday, is the first time the two sides have met in the Super Cup since 2012, where Madrid came out on top. (more...)
Jaguars QB Blake Bortles dealing with exhausted arm, getting reduced reps Jaguars QB Blake Bortles dealing with exhausted arm, getting reduced reps
- August 16, 2017

Bortles is having an up-and-down training camp, not exactly the kind of performance that gives Jacksonville confidence in the fourth-year pro who is at a career crossroads. Bortles throughout camp has made that throw consistently, and it's fair to say it's becoming a throw on which the offense can rely. "No, it's not even close ", Bortles said. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott files appeal to six-game suspension Ezekiel Elliott files appeal to six-game suspension
- August 16, 2017

Yet, the National Football League, in its own investigation, said it found enough evidence of violence to warrant the ban. While the National Football League is nearly certainly aware of those details from the case, highlighting them will likely be the basis of Elliott's defense. (more...)
West Brom sign Gareth Barry from Everton West Brom sign Gareth Barry from Everton
- August 16, 2017

The 36-year-old made 628 Premier League appearances and scored 52 goals - two of which came in league appearances for Everton - and needs to play just five more matches to overtake former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as the competition's all-time record appearance holder. (more...)