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Ndidi splendid as Leicester beat Brighton 2-0 Ndidi splendid as Leicester beat Brighton 2-0
- August 19, 2017

Only complacency should stop Leicester from winning this game. Leonardo Ulloa though replaced Kelechi Iheanacho on the substitutes bench with the Nigerian forward suffering from a toe injury. Shakespeare's team doubled their lead in the 54th minute when Maguire rose highest at the far post to head in from Mahrez's corner. The red-hot Mahrez then almost notched a goal of his own as he met a Marc Albrighton cross. (more...)
Chris Wood: Burnley close to signing Leeds United striker for £15m Chris Wood: Burnley close to signing Leeds United striker for £15m
- August 19, 2017

Leeds rejected two bids in excess of £10 million from the Premier League side last week and have remained defiant that the 30-goal hitman will remain at Elland Road after the summer transfer window closes. However, Leeds have reportedly offered a three year contract, hoping to retain the 25-year-old through the prime of his career, where he will be deadliest in front of goal. (more...)
Tulsa SPCA, area shelters to host Clear The Shelters events Saturday Tulsa SPCA, area shelters to host Clear The Shelters events Saturday
- August 19, 2017

Michigan Rd. The Humane Society of Indianapolis is participating in the " Clear the Shelters " nationwide initiative this Saturday and will be waiving adoption fees. The one-day event is Saturday. There were about 35 dogs and 125 kittens and cats in the shelter as of Tuesday, according to Will Clark, a Fremont animal services officer. (more...)
White House visit? No thanks, says NBA's Durant White House visit? No thanks, says NBA's Durant
- August 19, 2017

Traditionally, championship teams from all levels of organized sports - from Super Bowl winners to Little League World Series champions - are invited to the White House to meet the president, an honor that stretches back to the 1800s . "We had so much hope in our communities where I come from because we had a black president, and that was a first", the Warriors star said. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala have each expressed similar stances on a White House visit. (more...)
All Blacks crush Wallabies in Rugby Championship opener All Blacks crush Wallabies in Rugby Championship opener
- August 19, 2017

The All Blacks have a strong chance of breaking the biggest winning margin in a Bledisloe Cup test which is 43-6 in 1996. At one stage Saturday, All Blacks led 54-6 before Australia fought back to outscore its opponents 28-14 in the second half. (more...)
Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith Khawaja, Agar to make Test comebacks for Bangladesh series, hints Smith
- August 19, 2017

Cricket Australia agreed to reschedule the series this year only after Bangladesh promised head-of-state style security for the Baggy Greens. "He's done incredibly well in Australia over the last couple of years and it would be good for him to (play) some cricket". (more...)
Swansea vs Man Utd Swansea vs Man Utd
- August 19, 2017

Manchester United wasted no time showing how badly it wants to win another English Premier League title in 2017, routing West Ham United in its opener last Sunday. His record transfer fee was broken when Neymar swapped Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain for €222m (£200m) earlier in the summer transfer window. "We had good tactical discipline in the team, a really good clean sheet, played good football, had a good dynamic in attack". (more...)
Frank Lampard on the future of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte Frank Lampard on the future of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
- August 19, 2017

Speaking in an exclusive interview with the Times , Lampard feels that Chelsea still need to add some players in order to mount a serious challenge on the league title while competing in the Champions League at the same time. Then if we stay very well and we have the same vision, we continue. "Maybe he's not favourite to be the first manager to go, but I can certainly see him being the second or third favourite to go". (more...)
Nemanja Matic aims dig at Chelsea with Man United comments Nemanja Matic aims dig at Chelsea with Man United comments
- August 19, 2017

José Mourinho has said that, as reigning champions, Chelsea should be considered title favourites and have no excuses for not challenging this season as their manager, Antonio Conte, has replaced players sold this summer. However, the United boss suggests Martial has turned over a new leaf at the start of a season he expects to face without the wide man acquisition he craves. (more...)
"This Is Persecution" - Cristiano Ronaldo Blasts Five-Match Ban In Passionate Rant
- August 19, 2017

Ronaldo then shoved referee De Burgos Bengoechea. However, there was to be another twist to the tale. Even with the lead on aggregate, Real Madrid needed someone on the club to step up, given the high-profile suspension of Cristiano Ronaldo . (more...)
Wenger: Kolasinac may be the strongest player I've ever coached Wenger: Kolasinac may be the strongest player I've ever coached
- August 19, 2017

Alexis Sanchez is still missing with a muscle strain and Laurent Koscielny serves the last game of his suspension. The Gunners travel to the Bet365 Stadium to continue a rivalry which developed as a clash of two sides with a different approach to the game after Stoke's promotion to the Premier League . (more...)
PSG sell 10000 Neymar shirts in one day PSG sell 10000 Neymar shirts in one day
- August 19, 2017

Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal have all held initial talks with Paris St-Germain for Germany worldwide Draxler, according to The Gambling Times . Arsenal are long-time admirers of the winger and have been linked with him in nearly every other transfer window. Draxler joined PSG from Bundesliga side Wolfsburg in January, but is yet to feature for the club after starring in Germany's triumph at the Confederations Cup. (more...)
Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge set to return for Crystal Palace clash Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge set to return for Crystal Palace clash
- August 19, 2017

There is, obviously, still time to bring in some new band members. We have scored 5 goals without getting out of second gear. We still created a lot of good chances, could have had a penalty and their goalkeeper made two great saves to deny Zaha and Benteke. (more...)
Barcelona will pay Borussia Dortmund £90m for Ousmane Dembele Barcelona will pay Borussia Dortmund £90m for Ousmane Dembele
- August 19, 2017

Barcelona plan to significantly step up their attempts to bring both Coutinho and Dembele to the club and want both players signed before their La Liga campaign gets underway against Real Betis on Sunday. Dortmund have announced that Dembele will remain suspended "until further notice", with the club having released a statement regarding their stance over the weekend . (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Team India practices ahead of first ODI India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Team India practices ahead of first ODI
- August 19, 2017

Something was just not right. Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke advised the current squad to be wary of India ahead of their one-day series beginning in September. But I have adapted to the situation again and let's see how it goes this time, ' he added. "You can't settle in from that position", said Pandey. Pandey, at 27, doesn't have a choice at this moment. (more...)
Dodgers acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets Dodgers acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets
- August 19, 2017

Bleacher Report notes that Granderson is in the final year of his contract , so while this figures to be a rental, the Dodgers have the luxury of being able to just pony up whatever if they decide they want to keep him around. Before the game, Collins said he had talked recently to veteran players about how more at-bats would be allocated to younger players. The Dodgers are 86-34 after Friday's win at Detroit. (more...)
McIlroy will play again in 2017 McIlroy will play again in 2017
- August 19, 2017

You might see me in a couple weeks' time. And his manager confirmed via email that McIlroy intends to contest the play-offs and try to win the overall FedEx Cup title - and United States dollars 10million (£7.8million) bonus - for the second year in succession. (more...)
Vikings 1st-Team Offense Makes Preseason Progress in Seattle Vikings 1st-Team Offense Makes Preseason Progress in Seattle
- August 19, 2017

However, Seattle also lost left tackle George Fant to injury as he left the field on the back of a cart after having a pile topple into his right knee. Fighting off the defenders, Hodges made a leap into the air, snatching the ball and brining it down in the end zone. Fant was injured midway through the second quarter when he was rolled into by teammate Justin Britt and immediately fell to the turf in pain. (more...)
New York Yankees: Three things to look for in Boston New York Yankees: Three things to look for in Boston
- August 19, 2017

After the Yankees scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take the lead, Chad Green and Tommy Kahnle combined to surrender four in the bottom of the inning as the Yanks went on to lose, 9-6, to the Red Sox before a sell-out crowd of 36,784. (more...)
Eden Hazard back in full Chelsea training
- August 19, 2017

Conte said on Friday at his weekly news briefing that Bakayoko could be in contention to feature for the Blues in their trip to Wembley to take on Spurs, although the manager conceded that he is not at his peak fitness level yet. Bakayoko meanwhile had a minor knee surgery at the end of last season. "He is not at the top physical condition but I think he could be in contention for the game". (more...)
Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarterfinal Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarterfinal
- August 19, 2017

Nadal was somewhat rusty in beating fellow countryman Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (1) 6-2 earlier in the day but few would have expected his result against Kyrgios. He had some mistakes and I was able to be back in the match. The big-serving Croatian took the first set when play resumed but Kyrgios fought back via a second-set tiebreaker, showing the OH crowd a preview of his nightclub moves in celebration. (more...)
Chelsea set to silence critics with huge transfer move Chelsea set to silence critics with huge transfer move
- August 19, 2017

Conte will like his direct, pacy running as he looks to provide more supply to new striker Alvaro Morata - and Arsenal may just feel like cashing in rather than potentially losing their man for nothing next summer, although they will be reluctant to sell to a Premier League competitor. (more...)
Max Scherzer Placed On 15-Day DL With Neck Inflammation Max Scherzer Placed On 15-Day DL With Neck Inflammation
- August 19, 2017

The Nationals will probably return Grace to the pen rather than have him make another start in pace of Scherzer, but that's not the lock it would have been had Grace given up three or four runs tonight. He has been replaced by left-handed pitcher Matt Grace , who will go up against Padres right-handed pitcher Luis Perdomo. The news comes the day before Stephen Strasburg is scheduled to return from the disabled list. (more...)
Ravens Sign Jeremy Zuttah Months After Trading Him To San Francisco Ravens Sign Jeremy Zuttah Months After Trading Him To San Francisco
- August 19, 2017

On August 9, the 49ers cut Zuttah , which means in hindsight, the 49ers let the Ravens move up 12 spots in the sixth round for free. Zuttah, who went to the Pro Bowl past year, visited the Colts as well, but the Ravens announced on Friday that he's back with the club. (more...)
Klopp sees no reason for players to leave Liverpool right now Klopp sees no reason for players to leave Liverpool right now
- August 19, 2017

Barcelona sporting manager Pep Segura has said the club are "close" to signing Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund . German media have estimated the price of a move at more than 100 million euros. "We are close, obviously, but as long as we don't have the deal closed, we can not say anything", Segura told TV3. (more...)