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Red Bull's Ricciardo best in 1st practice for Hungarian GP
- July 30, 2017

Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo enjoyed a flying start to the Hungarian GP weekend by setting the fastest time in the first practice session. "To be able to replicate our performance morning and afternoon is good and it shows we are doing well". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Has A Cold
- July 30, 2017

No move has been made thus far, but a bout of "flu" which has prolonged Sanchez's return to the Arsenal squad after his Confederations Cup exploits has anxious the Gunner faithful. "There's no problem except he won't come back tomorrow, he'll be back on Tuesday". It's different with a manager who has to take a global view of the club. (more...)
Cameroon: Mbappé Still On Board As Monaco Prepare for PSG Clash
- July 30, 2017

PSG began to stamp their authority on the match, but their failure to take advantage proved costly as Monaco opened the scoring with a fine breakaway goal on the half hour. The Portugal worldwide will at least have one familar face in the shape of Mendy who became the world's most expensive defender when Monaco agreed to the 58-million-euro transfer. (more...)
Ryan Murphy swims to silver, Caeleb Dressel sets another U.S. record Ryan Murphy swims to silver, Caeleb Dressel sets another U.S. record
- July 30, 2017

These three triumphs in about 100 minutes marked a stunning outing for the 20-year-old who has bagged six golds including the 100m free, 4x100m free and mixed medley at this world championships at the Danube Arena. However, his time of 22.95sec in the final was good enough only for fifth position, as Briton Benjamin Proud won the event in 22.75sec on Tuesday. (more...)
Highlights: Real Madrid, Barcelona Face Off in Miami Highlights: Real Madrid, Barcelona Face Off in Miami
- July 30, 2017

On Friday, just a little over 24 hours until the matchup, it was announced by reps for Ronaldo that he would not be able to make the trip over to the United States to go at it with Barcelona , as personal commitments will cause him to stay in Spain for the time being. (more...)
Corey Seager's two home runs lead Dodgers past Giants Corey Seager's two home runs lead Dodgers past Giants
- July 30, 2017

It is even more stunning to watch them when you are accustomed to seeing the Giants swing the bat all season. Until ... well, it does. Bellinger made his major league debut on April 25, but he leads the Dodgers with 69 RBIs. The Giants must sell the idea that they can contend in 2018 not only to their fans but to themselves. In 1906 the Cubs won 116 games in a 152-game season and lost the World Series. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp hints at Joe Gomez stay Jurgen Klopp hints at Joe Gomez stay
- July 30, 2017

Enjoy the bemused but happy faces of players who love Klopp too much to protest cycling everywhere, and some mildly creepy pictures of their afternoon dip. We have fantastic games with Hertha and then the Audi Cup so it's really exciting. "We have to defend different situations better and not to think about how we could make the other teams insane with all the qualities we have", Klopp told the club website . (more...)
Jennings helps England extend third Test lead
- July 30, 2017

In his Third Test as captain, Joe Root made a fearless call, pulling England's record Test wicket-taker Jimmy Anderson out of the attack after he had bowled only three overs, and throwing the ball to Roland-Jones. "It was a pretty special feeling", he said. Temba Bavuma (34 not out) and Kagiso Rabada (30) put on 53 to take South Africa past their lowest post-isolation Test total of 79 against India at Nagpur in 2015. (more...)
Dani Alves denies influence over Neymar's PSG decision
- July 30, 2017

The 25-year-old is later seen furiously kicking a ball off the floor as he walks off angrily away from training. Semedo only joined the club two-weeks ago from Benfica for £26.8 million and can be seen walking away as the rest of the Barcelona players restore order. (more...)
New Chief of Staff takes over at White House come Monday New Chief of Staff takes over at White House come Monday
- July 30, 2017

Trump's naming of former investment fund manager Anthony Scaramucci triggered the resignation of former Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who left his post nearly immediately after Scaramucci was named as Trump's new communications director. In a tweet, Trump thanked Priebus for his service. Priebus traveled with Trump earlier in the day to an appearance in Brentwood, New York. Kelly must make these teams work well together or disband them and fire their leaders. (more...)
Vettel sets new track record, grabs pole
- July 30, 2017

The balance of the auto was better today. In a way I hope there wasn't a break", Bottas said Thursday. Hamilton ran wide at the fast, blind, uphill Turn Four on his first run and aborted it, leaving him just one lap to try to beat Vettel's scintillating initial time of one minute 16.276. (more...)
Titans, Casey Agree to Multi-Year Contract Extension Titans, Casey Agree to Multi-Year Contract Extension
- July 30, 2017

Despite having two more years on his contract, Casey signed a four-year extension worth $60.4 million with $40 million in guarantees. Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson acknowledged the rarity that comes with this deal, but a rare deal makes sense for a rare player. (more...)
Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders
- July 29, 2017

The Hurricanes have made some important changes to their lineup. Ackerman said the Hurricanes would be under greater pressure than his team because of the high expectations on them to win. "That was a physical battle, that Chiefs-Crusaders one, and he Crusaders had to get through a lot of work defensively and I'd say that they'd be out on their feet a little bit and I suppose they'll be heading to the airport to get on a plane". (more...)
Andrew Wiggins' agent talking max extension with Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins' agent talking max extension with Timberwolves
- July 29, 2017

The Timberwolves can offer none of those things (at least in the winter), having missed the playoffs 13 years in a row and never having even appeared in the NBA Finals. If the Cavs don't trade Irving, he has two years left on his contract. The Minnesota Timberwolves upped the ante this offseason while adding small forward Jimmy Butler , point guard Jeff Teague , big man Taj Gibson and shooting guard Jamal Crawford to the fold. (more...)
Is Morata the Right Choice for Chelsea or a Panic Signing?
- July 29, 2017

Costa was dropped in January amid interest from the Chinese Super League, only to regain his place in the first team and help Chelsea to win the Premier League title. With the signing of Morata and shrewd recruitment elsewhere, it looks as though Chelsea have made their intentions clear, and will once again be a force in the Premier League when it kicks off in August. (more...)
AS Monaco Turn Down 3rd Arsenal Bid for Thomas Lemar at €50m
- July 29, 2017

The France global shone for the Ligue 1 champions last season with 14 goals and 14 assists in total, and has emerged as one of Arsene Wenger's prioriry targets for this summer. With Benjamin Mendy and Bernado Silva leaving for Manchester City and Tiemoué Bakayoko moving to Chelsea, Monaco have lost a lot of their key talent. (more...)
Chelsea in transfer talks every day - Antonio Conte
- July 29, 2017

But that could now be a thing of the past as he intends to curb his ways this season. We are calm because our squad is competitive. Antonio Conte told Barcelona to forget about Eden Hazard as they line up potential replacements for Neymar . (more...)
Five things we learned as Antonio Conte's side fell to defeat Five things we learned as Antonio Conte's side fell to defeat
- July 29, 2017

The Nerazzurri soon doubled their lead, with Manchester United target Ivan Perisic smashing a quality finish low and hard past a despairing Courtois in the Chelsea goal after 53 minutes. But the Blues were torn apart again when Joao Mario picked out Perisic on the right before receiving the return pass. After a quiet game, Morata was replaced by Jeremie Boga in the 65th minute, while Charly Musonda was another youngster given an opportunity when he replaced Willian. (more...)
Kelly 'honored' to serve as new White House chief of staff Kelly 'honored' to serve as new White House chief of staff
- July 29, 2017

Ball has been less than enthused about Scaramucci's ascent in the ranks of Donald Trump's White House. "He has been a true star of my Administration", Trump tweeted. Priebus was blamed by some within the White House for the failure of the Republican healthcare plan, with some Trump allies believing that Priebus's longtime relationships with Republicans on Capitol Hill should have ensured the bill's passage. (more...)
Kerala HC asks Centre to explain PU Chitra's exclusion from India's squad Kerala HC asks Centre to explain PU Chitra's exclusion from India's squad
- July 29, 2017

It was widely expected that the victory would ensure an automatic entry to the World Athletics Championships, beginning August 4, since rules of the International Association of Athletics Federations state that "area champions" in all individual events at designated competitions would qualify. (more...)
Guardiola wants Man City to sign more defenders Guardiola wants Man City to sign more defenders
- July 29, 2017

And Guardiola hopes to witness a similar level of performance throughout the 2017-18 campaign, as City aim to improve on a third-place finish in the Premier League last term. And after Alexis posted on Instagram claiming to be sick days before he is expected back in training with Arsenal, City believe their final priority target of the summer is ready to force a move. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger: CTE study will impact retirement decision Ben Roethlisberger: CTE study will impact retirement decision
- July 29, 2017

Some (i.e., me) think that Tom Brady continues to suggest he'll be playing for years into the future so that he'll never have a farewell tour. Even when you get home, I try my best to turn it off when I walk in the front door. More than any other quarterback of his era, Roethlisberger is known for playing through injuries. Over the past two seasons alone, Roethlisberger has suffered an MCL sprain/bone bruise, mid-foot sprain, concussion, AC sprain with torn ligaments in throwing shoulder, ... (more...)
Andrew Wiggins returns in Kyrie Irving trade scenario Andrew Wiggins returns in Kyrie Irving trade scenario
- July 29, 2017

Taylor was also optimistic about his team this year. While the former No. 1 overall NBA Draft pick certainly has confidence in his teammates, it appears as though Wiggins has the most confidence in himself. "We looked at the Warriors and said, 'That's our goal, ' and what can we do to find ourselves so that we can be competitive against them", Taylor said. (more...)
Alabama DL Da'Shawn Hand arrested for DUI Alabama DL Da'Shawn Hand arrested for DUI
- July 29, 2017

Alabama coach Nick Saban said in a statement he's still gathering information and will determine appropriate disciplinary action later. Hand, a top-five overall recruit coming out of high school, was expected to replace Johnathan Allen in the starting lineup this fall. (more...)
Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's freaky own goal Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's freaky own goal
- July 29, 2017

Inter should have opened the scoring in the second minute but Antonio Candreva delayed his shot and Courtois saved the winger's deflected effort well. "Morata is just starting to train with us", Conte told reporters. "What's important is the team, not one player". The fixture was an uphill battle for Chelsea from that point on, and it became increasingly hard to break down Spalletti's Nerazzurri, who appear to have formed a habit of being stubborn and stingier under their new boss. (more...)