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Philippe Coutinho transfer talks underway with Liverpool, says Barcelona sporting director Philippe Coutinho transfer talks underway with Liverpool, says Barcelona sporting director
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool have consistently insisted they will not sell Coutinho this summer, no matter what Barcelona offer, though Dortmund are willing to deal for a high price, which the Catalans have not yet hit. "Until deals are closed I can't say anything", he added in a separate interview TV 3. "It's not always easy for me to say the 100 percent truth, even when I don't like to lie, but in this case, it's exactly how I say". (more...)
Gonzalo Castro Shocked By Ousmane Dembele Actions Gonzalo Castro Shocked By Ousmane Dembele Actions
- August 19, 2017

Following Barcelona's defeat to Real Madrid last night in the Supercopa de Espana, the Catalan club's general manager Pep Segura claimed that deals for Dembele and Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho were close. "Everyone has to be clear that he must work for the team and fall in line". The report also speculates just how bad it could have been inside the home if the outside appeared to be in a pretty poor state. (more...)
Cardinals place RHP Wainwright on DL Cardinals place RHP Wainwright on DL
- August 19, 2017

Sam Tuivailala earned the relief win and St. Louis ended a three-game slide. Tommy Pham and Jedd Gyorko belted home runs, and Randall Grichuk added a two-run triple for the Cards. Louis rallied to avoid a fourth straight loss while Pittsburgh's losing streak reached five games. Pittsburgh is 3-12 in Kuhl's last 15 starts against a team with a winning record and 0-6 in their last 6 games overall while the under is 21-7-1 in their last 29 home games. (more...)
Real Madrid Vs. Barcelona Live Stream Real Madrid Vs. Barcelona Live Stream
- August 19, 2017

The Portuguese captain was controversially sent off as Madrid won the first leg of the Super Cup 3-1 on Sunday at the Camp Nou. The Portugal star, having been booked for a goal celebration, was controversially shown a second yellow for diving and given an extra four-game ban for nudging referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being shown the 10th red card of his career. (more...)
Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho
- August 19, 2017

Liverpool had previously knocked back two approaches from Barcelona for the player, including a second £90 million offer. Coutinho now remains unavailable for selection after picking up a back injury in Liverpool's pre-season campaign and is set to be sidelined for tomorrow's home fixture against Crystal Palace . (more...)
Liverpool reject third Philippe Coutinho bid from Barcelona Liverpool reject third Philippe Coutinho bid from Barcelona
- August 19, 2017

Phil Thompson has urged Liverpool to spend any fee gained from selling Coutinho to Barcelona on Tottenham star Dele Alli . Liverpool legend Phil Thompson has set his sights very high for potential replacements if Philippe Coutinho leaves Anfield this summer. (more...)
Exec resigns from president's council, and Trump lashes out
- August 19, 2017

Many other executives who sit on Trump's manufacturing council and strategic and advisory forum kept quiet - or waited until after his Monday address to weigh in. There's been no word from the other CEOs on whether they intend to exit, as well. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein tweeted: "Lincoln: 'A house divided against itself can not stand.' Isolate those who try to separate us". (more...)
Barcelona ace Messi caught slating Real Madrid captain Ramos Barcelona ace Messi caught slating Real Madrid captain Ramos
- August 19, 2017

Last season's new signings need to improve, too. Following a string of troubling showings during the middle of the 2016-17 term, Deportivo were able to showcase the necessary fight towards the end of the campaign, as they produced positive results against the likes of Barcelona , Malaga and Las Palmas in order to push towards safety. (more...)
James one of six Bayern stars out of Bundesliga opener James one of six Bayern stars out of Bundesliga opener
- August 19, 2017

Speaking on the upcoming games, Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said the company is ever committed to delivering quality sporting content to its subscribers. Bayern's new arrival Tolisso should have tripled the lead but the left post denied his effort two minutes later. Tolisso then hit the post, and the visitors' new coach, Heiko Herrlich, called on his players to keep their heads up as Bayern threatened a rout. (more...)
White nationalists planning 9 rallies this weekend White nationalists planning 9 rallies this weekend
- August 19, 2017

But as the death toll linked to the rally rose to three - one in the auto ramming and two state police officers in a helicopter crash outside Charlottesville - the president's apparent refusal to criticize far-right hate groups sparked sharp criticism, even from members of his Republican Party . (more...)
Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets) Kevin Durant Explained Why Cavs Can't Trade LeBron James on Twitter (Tweets)
- August 19, 2017

Appearing at Thursday's Kevin Durant Day parade in Prince George's County, Maryland, the Golden State Warriors star made it clear he agreed with LeBron James' critical comments of Donald Trump. Durant's belief that matters will likely get resolved between James and Irving may stem from his own experience. Most owners think that way, but then you realize it's lebron james . (more...)
Guillem Balague gives update on Liverpool's Coutinho after Barcelona chief comments Guillem Balague gives update on Liverpool's Coutinho after Barcelona chief comments
- August 19, 2017

The Brazil worldwide Neymar left the Catalan giants this summer for PSG in a World record deal and the club is now looking for a replacement. Barcelona's other reported target, Dembele, has been suspended by Borussia Dortmund after the 20-year-old France worldwide skipped training amid speculation of a possible move to Spain. (more...)
United Kingdom govt proposes post-Brexit 'temporary customs union' with the EU United Kingdom govt proposes post-Brexit 'temporary customs union' with the EU
- August 19, 2017

With Britain a net exporter of lamb to Europe, the imposition of tariffs under World Trade Organization rules would reduce United Kingdom prices for the meat by 30 percent, the institute said, citing a model of trade flows. "Many people believe that disaster will befall us if we do not forge a deal with the European Union ", says the IEA's research director, Jamie Whyte. (more...)
Eagles' first-team offense struggles in win over Bills Eagles' first-team offense struggles in win over Bills
- August 19, 2017

Darby showed exactly what Howie Roseman and the Eagles saw in the 23-year-old cornerback when they acquired him via trade from the Bills last Friday in exchange for a third-round pick in the NFL Draft and wide receiver Jordan Matthews , intercepting a Tyrod Taylor pass and breaking up another, while flashing elite ball-skills, speed and explosiveness at what had been the team's biggest position of need. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Kieran Tripper could face Chelsea Mauricio Pochettino says Kieran Tripper could face Chelsea
- August 19, 2017

Newcastle , meanwhile, were matching Spurs prior to former Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey's mindless sending off, before succumbing to a 2-0 defeat. The Blues then emerged as 4-2 winners in their FA Cup Semi-Final clash at Wembley in April, going on to face Arsenal in the final. This season we have lost two players, now we have to try to continue to work with this base. (more...)
Francis Ngannou reacts to Junior dos Santos being pulled from UFC 215 Francis Ngannou reacts to Junior dos Santos being pulled from UFC 215
- August 19, 2017

Whether he appeals the anti-doping violation or not, Dos Santos will not be fighting at UFC 215. The substance causing the potential violation is not known at this time, however, since the scheduled fight is just over three weeks away, Dos Santos was removed from the bout. (more...)
U.S. states added jobs in July U.S. states added jobs in July
- August 19, 2017

There were 17,939 people actively looking for work in the three-county area during July compared with 17,675 the previous month, according to data released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. "Florida's unemployment rate has been consistently low". "This shows that the Sunshine State's economy is stronger than ever and Floridians are able to find a good job, start a business or grow their career in this great state". (more...)
Cook, Root put England in dominant position on day one Cook, Root put England in dominant position on day one
- August 19, 2017

Kieran Powell was five not out and Kyle Hope seven not out in what was the first day/night Test staged in England . Resuming at 153 not out, Cook had his eyes on 200 and beyond. During the past 20 years, excluding matches against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, theyve won just three out of 86 Tests outside the Caribbean. Yet they still had two early wickets under sunny blue skies that promised ideal batting conditions. (more...)
Mourinho in favour of an earlier transfer deadline
- August 19, 2017

The defender made just 19 appearances for United last season and appeared to come in for criticism from Jose Mourinho early on in the campaign for a perceived unwillingness to play through the pain barrier, per Stuart James at The Guardian . (more...)
Barca close to Coutinho, Dembele deals: Segura Barca close to Coutinho, Dembele deals: Segura
- August 19, 2017

Barcelona general manager Pep Segura said his club are close to completing deals for Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele , but Klopp stressed the situation surrounding Liverpool's No. "We are close to Coutinho and Dembele, we are discussing their conditions but we do not know when they will be sealed", Segura told Spanish television station TV3. (more...)
Liverpool reject £114m Barcelona offer for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool reject £114m Barcelona offer for Philippe Coutinho
- August 19, 2017

Coutinho has handed in a transfer request and reports on Friday said a new offer of €125 million had been made for Coutinho, the third offer Barca have made so far. Coutinho has yet to play for Liverpool this season owing to injury but it remains to be seen whether the Brazil global will secure a move to Barcelona by the closure of the transfer window. (more...)
Spain Investigates 'Connected' Terror Attacks Spain Investigates 'Connected' Terror Attacks
- August 19, 2017

In the French city of Nice, 86 people were killed past year when a truck plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille day. Police are investigating whether the attacks are linked to an earlier incident in Alcanar, a beach town 120 miles south of Barcelona , where a house that may have been the site of a terrorist cell exploded, killing one and wounding seven others. (more...)
FC Barcelona star Hits Out At Club Official Over Gerard Pique Blame FC Barcelona star Hits Out At Club Official Over Gerard Pique Blame
- August 19, 2017

Following Neymar's departure, fans of other teams, particular from Madrid, have never missed an opportunity to mock Pique about the incident. "(This is) not the way to express yourself and even less so from inside the club, singling out a player". (more...)
Phone records: Over 200 calls between Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss disassociated booster Phone records: Over 200 calls between Hugh Freeze, Ole Miss disassociated booster
- August 18, 2017

According to Freeze's attorney, H.G. Watkins, Freeze and Harris met by "happenstance" sitting next to each other at church at some point after Harris' alleged violations occurred, formed a relationship and played golf together. The phone calls continued through the NCAA's investigation of Harris and his involvement with the school. The NCAA accuses him of providing improper benefits to Leo Lewis , a Mississippi State linebacker who was also recruited by the Rebels. (more...)
Waycross native Dedrcick Mills dismissed from Georgia Tech Waycross native Dedrcick Mills dismissed from Georgia Tech
- August 18, 2017

Mills was arguably Georgia Tech's most important player after posting a team-best 771 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2016. Without Mills, Georgia Tech will now likely turn towards redshirt sophomore KirVonte Benson to potentially be a starter. (more...)