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Will Jose Mourinho propel Man Utd to Premier League glory? Will Jose Mourinho propel Man Utd to Premier League glory?
- August 17, 2017

The developers behind the mobile release, ISBIT GAMES , say that Driftball is "a fast, action-packed game played in space" which aims to "challenge gamers' expectations and create an innovative gameplay experience". "Yes, they've got [Romelu] Lukaku, but if he's injured or has an off-day, I don't know who's going to get the goals". It's two years in the making, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic finally has an official computer game to call his very own. (more...)
Manchester United Eyeing Move for AS Monaco Star Amid Arsenal & Liverpool Interest Manchester United Eyeing Move for AS Monaco Star Amid Arsenal & Liverpool Interest
- August 17, 2017

In your opinion, should Jose sign Lemar for Man Utd? United could be upping their pursuit of the star after Arsenal looked to cool their interest in the star, as the Daily Mail recently revealed that the Gunners looked more likely to bring the Monaco ace to the Emirates next summer instead. (more...)
Tampa Pro Sports Franchises Donate to Remove Confederate Statue Tampa Pro Sports Franchises Donate to Remove Confederate Statue
- August 17, 2017

The monument now stands outside the Hillsborough County court house. Confederate statues, and there are hundreds, are being taken down across the country in the wake of Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia . In a reportedly contentious 4-2 vote, Hillsborough County officials recently permitted a Confederate statue's transfer to a private cemetery from outside of the public courthouse, but only if $140,000 (all currency U.S.) was raised within 30 days. (more...)
Coutinho to miss Crystal Palace tie with 'back injury', confirms Klopp Coutinho to miss Crystal Palace tie with 'back injury', confirms Klopp
- August 17, 2017

However, Liverpool have shown a strong desire to keep their star player at Anfield by rejecting Barcelona's second offer of around £90m. "It's a hard situation for Phil and whatever I say won't help matters". "But when I asked the medical department how he is doing, there was no complaints". Liverpool is looking to become the fifth English team to qualify for the group stage - joining Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Europa League victor Manchester United - and return to ... (more...)
Joey Votto clears Wrigley roof on latest foul-ball throw
- August 17, 2017

Lackey (10-9, 4.82 ERA) is 1-1 with a 6.35 ERA in two starts against the Reds this season, and he is 6-5 with a 3.90 ERA in 15 career starts against Cincinnati . La Stella's sacrifice fly to right resulted in an error by Patrick Kivlehan and brought home Baez and Montgomery. Scooter Gennett made history on Monday night - for the second time this season. (more...)
Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster still struggling with shoulder issues Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster still struggling with shoulder issues
- August 17, 2017

Reuben Foster , the 49ers' eye-opening rookie linebacker, has a mild sprain to the same shoulder that caused his draft stock to fall. "Personally when I see that, I think that's divisive", Lynch said. The 49ers recently elevated Foster into the starting lineup after free-agent acquisition Malcolm Smith was lost for the season. Foster said he sustained the tear of the labrum in his right shoulder during Alabama's national semifinal game against Washington. (more...)
No. 3 Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova No. 3 Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova
- August 17, 2017

The 15-time Grand Slam victor will next face fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who eliminated Nadal's Wimbledon conqueror, 16th seed Gilles Muller of Luxembourg, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Barty will face former world number one Caroline Wozniacki , a 6-2 6-4 victor against Russia's Elena Vesnina , in the last 16. The Czech saved all five break points she faced in beating Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6-2 6-3 and advancing to the Round of 16. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp admits Emre Can contract situation big concern Liverpool boss Klopp admits Emre Can contract situation big concern
- August 17, 2017

After making the move to Anfield from Hull, Robertson has failed to even make the bench so far this season and Klopp has explained that it is because the 23-year-old is still adapting to the style of play he demands from his side. Liverpool's recruitment plans for the next couple of weeks could yet be significantly altered by the final outcome of a long-running saga involving injured attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho , a player whom Barcelona general manager Pep Segura claims is ... (more...)
Paul Pogba aims for English Premier League title Paul Pogba aims for English Premier League title
- August 17, 2017

Matic shone in United's opening game at home to West Ham on Sunday, dominating in the 4-0 triumph. His record transfer fee was broken when Neymar swapped Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain for €222m (£200m) earlier in the summer transfer window. (more...)
No major disappointment for Spieth after PGA flop No major disappointment for Spieth after PGA flop
- August 17, 2017

At some point in the past year, Thomas took Nicklaus up on the offer and Nicklaus invited Thomas down to his house in Florida for a meeting. Thomas already had endorsement deals with several top brands before the PGA Championship , including golf brand Titleist, Ralph Lauren Polo, Citi, FootJoy and NetJets. (more...)
NZ Rugby to investigate Smith sex scandal NZ Rugby to investigate Smith sex scandal
- August 17, 2017

The texts suggest Smith lied to All Black management about his relationship with the woman and urged her to sign a false sworn statement. The woman reportedly said her lawyers sent a letter to NZR boss Steve Tew, Highlanders chief executive Roger Clark and Smith's agent Warren Alcock last week asking for Smith to make a public statement about what actually happened, but had yet to receive a reply, according to The Daily Mail . (more...)
Super Falcons boss Florence Omagbemi nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association award Super Falcons boss Florence Omagbemi nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association award
- August 17, 2017

Holland forward Vivianne Miedema is also a contender for The Best FIFA Women's Player, while Carli Lloyd , who spent part of last season on loan at Manchester City, is another among the 10 shortlisted. Each of these voting groups account for 25% of the final ranking. The decision as to who deserves the award is now based on performances over the course of the 2016/17 campaign - previously, the selection was based on achievements over the course of a calendar year. (more...)
Virginia state troopers dead in helicopter crash near Charlottesville rally Virginia state troopers dead in helicopter crash near Charlottesville rally
- August 17, 2017

The helicopter pilot, Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Virginia , and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton, Virginia , died at the scene of the crash in Albemarle County, the state police said in a statement included in a Twitter message sent by NBC29 of Charlottesville. (more...)
Southampton in big statement to Chelsea, Liverpool over Van Dijk Southampton in big statement to Chelsea, Liverpool over Van Dijk
- August 17, 2017

Speaking exclusively to Yahoo Sport, Lampard suggested Van Dijk's £70m price tag has been inflated in what he described as a "crazy" transfer market, but he has urged the Stamford Bridge decision makers to smash Chelsea's transfer record for a second summer in succession with a move to sign Van Dijk. (more...)
Christian Pulisic rejects latest Liverpool rumours despite Philippe Coutinho's uncertain future Christian Pulisic rejects latest Liverpool rumours despite Philippe Coutinho's uncertain future
- August 17, 2017

The 18-year-old American soccer sensation Pulisic has been linked with a move to Liverpool this summer though it seems that he is content with remaining at current club Borussia Dortmund for now. "I do not think about a club change", the Dortmund star told Sport Bild . "What can I say?" Jurgen Klopp worked very closely with Pulisic at Dortmund and has made no secret of his admiration for the promising United States worldwide. (more...)
Asensio Sparkles As Madrid Outclass Barca To Win Spanish Super Cup Asensio Sparkles As Madrid Outclass Barca To Win Spanish Super Cup
- August 17, 2017

His comment, as reported by Marca , of "These guys are performing a f*****g dance around us" just shows how Real Madrid have adapted and Barcelona were not up to the standard expected. It takes a special talent to make Gareth Bale seem like the past. Although his now all-conquering team also outclassed Manchester United to win last week's UEFA Super Cup, Zidane said it would be a mistake to think their success was down to talent alone. (more...)
Andres Iniesta to miss Spanish Super Cup second leg Andres Iniesta to miss Spanish Super Cup second leg
- August 17, 2017

Barca are still reeling from the loss of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for a world record 222 million euros ($262 million) with their attempts to land a replacement in Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele of Borussia Dortmund so far falling short. (more...)
Colts Ryan Kelly to undergo surgery and miss part of regular season Colts Ryan Kelly to undergo surgery and miss part of regular season
- August 17, 2017

At center, i.e. "the brains" along the offensive line, he's also tasked with ensuring that his fellow lineman know the proper play-call and protection, as well as to call out any potential shifts. Otherwise, longtime New York Jets center Nick Mangold is still a free agent. We all know by now that quarterback Andrew Luck hasn't returned to practice due to offseason shoulder surgery and nobody knows whether he'll be ready for the season opener. (more...)
I will fire Wenger if I buy Arsenal - Dangote I will fire Wenger if I buy Arsenal - Dangote
- August 17, 2017

Kroenke insisted in May that he was a "committed, long-term investor" in Arsenal after his company had rejected a £1billion takeover bid from Alisher Usmanov , who owns a 30 per cent stake in the club. " If they get the right offer, I'm sure they would walk away ", Dangote whose fortune is around £10bn told Bloomberg . "And if they don't agree we have to consider it as well, and I will accept it". (more...)
Costa Reveals What Mourinho Told Him In Private Phone Call Costa Reveals What Mourinho Told Him In Private Phone Call
- August 17, 2017

Yet fraught relations between the United and Real Madrid hierarchy played a role in that deal failing to materialise, with Chelsea not ashamed to pick up what appeared to be United's unwanted goods after they won the race to sign Conte's top transfer target Romelu Lukaku . (more...)
Floyd Mayweather to Avoid s*x Before Bout With Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather to Avoid s*x Before Bout With Conor McGregor
- August 17, 2017

Nevada boxing regulators gave the two fighters an exemption yesterday to a rule requiring 10-ounce gloves for fights at 154 pounds, approving eight-ounce gloves for the bout on August 26. "There is no way in hell I am not prepared to fight in the deepest of trenches". "And it will probably be early". According to White, the estimate for total pay-per-view buys is around 4.9 million, which is 300,000 more buys than for the record-setting fight between Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao in 2015. (more...)
Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko join first team for training Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko join first team for training
- August 17, 2017

The Belgian star, 26, missed both the Community Shield loss to Arsenal and the opening day Premier League defeat at the hands of Burnley with the knock. The Spaniard has been suspended for Saturday's trip to Tottenham but Conte received better news regarding 22-year-old Bakayoko. Chelsea fans were given hope that Hazard could be set to make an imminent comeback in the coming days after he was pictured training at Cobham this week. (more...)
Rona to debut for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup Rona to debut for Wallabies in Bledisloe Cup
- August 17, 2017

The Lions defied the odds to down the All Blacks 24-21 in Wellington to take their series to a decider only for the final Auckland match to end in a 15-15 stalemate. "It's been an awkward time for him, it's been tough", assistant coach Ian Foster said. "There's absolutely no doubt that it's a huge match, huge match for our fans and we'll certainly want to go out there and make them proud on Saturday night". (more...)
Cowboys' Jaylon Smith to Make Team Debut in Preseason Game vs. Colts Cowboys' Jaylon Smith to Make Team Debut in Preseason Game vs. Colts
- August 17, 2017

However, it appears that there is finally light at the end of the tunnel as owner Jerry Jones stated on Tuesday that Smith will play in Saturday's preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts . That patience has paid off; Smith has participated in nine of the Cowboys' 13 padded practices and took some first team snaps in place of Sean Lee, who sat out with a hamstring injury, according to. (more...)
Latest Rumours on Davinson Sanchez and Kevin Wimmer Latest Rumours on Davinson Sanchez and Kevin Wimmer
- August 17, 2017

It had been reported on Wednesday that Spurs had agreed terms on a five-year contract for the centre-back, although his club Ajax have yet to accept an offer for the Colombia global. Spurs are yet to make a single signing this season. Sanchez would be Tottenham's first major signing of the summer. However, spending £45million on a player would surely indicate that he will walk straight into the starting eleven but Spurs boast a sensational defensive partnership in Toby Alderweireld and ... (more...)