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Premier League Transfer Window To Close Before Season Starts? Premier League Transfer Window To Close Before Season Starts?
- August 20, 2017

Despite the Tigers' relegation last season, Sam Clucas was easily the standout performer and in all honesty, he wouldn't be out of place in the Burnley team if he did make the move. I support [the idea of moving the window], of course. Some clubs believe that Premier League will be at disadvantage because leagues from other nations would still be able to recruit talent from England. (more...)
Chris Froome and Team Sky off to solid start at Vuelta Chris Froome and Team Sky off to solid start at Vuelta
- August 20, 2017

They travelled around the 13.7 kilometre route in the French city Nimes in a time of 15min 58sec. Britain's Chris Froome , the four-time Tour de France champion, made a solid start to the race as Team Sky came fourth nine seconds behind BMC. (more...)
Erik Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race Erik Jones wins 1st Cup pole in critical Bristol race
- August 20, 2017

Although he battled briefly with Joey Logano (22) and Justin Allgaier (7), it was clear Busch had the fastest vehicle in the field. After dominating the first stage, Busch was nailed with a pit road speeding penalty under caution during the break. (more...)
MLB Umpires Wear White Wristbands In Protest Of Treatment MLB Umpires Wear White Wristbands In Protest Of Treatment
- August 20, 2017

An undisclosed fine was announced before Friday's game, and Kinsler told reporters he didn't regret saying what he said - which also included, " I don't know, for as many years as he's been in the league, he can be that bad ". And, "Candidly, leave the game". He defended his player's outburst as emotional, but pointed out that this was clearly premeditated. But you'd have to ask them what their reasonings were...or if it was random or coincidental. (more...)
Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss targets long-term Stamford Bridge stay Antonio Conte: Chelsea boss targets long-term Stamford Bridge stay
- August 20, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has called for his players to light up Wembley this season, insisting that the stadium does not play a part in Spurs' performances, despite their woeful record at the ground last campaign, according to TalkSport . (more...)
Chelsea must build the same foundations as Tottenham - Conte
- August 20, 2017

Conte secured the fifth Premier League title of the Abramovich era and reached the FA Cup final in his first season as Chelsea head coach. "When people say, for example, Chelsea lost an important midfield player, you know if you lose one but you buy ( Tiemoue) Bakayoko and ( Danny) Drinkwater for example, what's the problem?" They have a wretched record in competitive games at Wembley and a dismal tally of five league wins in 27 years against Chelsea , but they begin as ... (more...)
Real Madrid get ready for La Liga opener vs Deportivo Real Madrid get ready for La Liga opener vs Deportivo
- August 20, 2017

The summer started well as the club wasted no time in naming former Athletic Club Bilbao coach Ernesto Valverde as the replacement for Luis Enrique, bringing in a man who had not only played for the club, but who also is known for employing the high-pressure, passing game that has always been Barca's trademark. (more...)
Michael Owen predicts Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United Michael Owen predicts Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United
- August 20, 2017

To get back to our home stadium and perform in front of our home crowd - I am sure they will turn up in their numbers and we're looking forward to it." . The next game is the most important. "We are happy with the result, but we know that it was just one game from 38", he said. "I loved the comments of Huddersfield manager David Wagner after his side's win over Crystal Palace , which were along the lines of, "we have made a really good start but we are not kidding ourselves". (more...)
Ronaldo-less Real Madrid complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona Ronaldo-less Real Madrid complete Super Cup rout of Barcelona
- August 20, 2017

Pep Guardiola has paid tribute to the victims of the Barcelona attacks and says he is "very affected" by the events in his home city on Thursday. Valverde, whose team open their LaLiga season at home to Real Betis on Sunday, added: "We have lost this title, it is true". (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan praises team spirit as Manchester United rout Swansea Henrikh Mkhitaryan praises team spirit as Manchester United rout Swansea
- August 20, 2017

As United's attackers poured forward in the final 10 minutes, scoring at will and in stylish fashion too, memories flooded back to the entertaining teams that Ferguson moulded. "I was a bit surprised with his yellow card because Mr [referee Jon] Moss before that had certain criteria with Swansea players and didn't give the yellow card". (more...)
Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga Miami Dolphins add LB Rey Maualuga
- August 20, 2017

The Dolphins will invoke the minimum salary benefit, which essentially means the nine-year veteran will count $615,000 against the team's salary cap. Maualuga's deal with Miami is for one year. Maualuga previously played for Dolphins defensive coordinator Matt Burke in Cincinnati, so he likely won't need much time to get up to speed. Four days later the Dolphins announced the signing of Maualuga. (more...)
Nadal, Pliskova advance on day of upsets Nadal, Pliskova advance on day of upsets
- August 20, 2017

The rest of the day was highlighted by upsets. Venus Williams lost to Ashleigh Barty in three sets, while Angelique Kerber , last year's runner-up saw her run reaching an end as a result of a heart-stopping encounter against #Ekaterina Makarova from Russian Federation. (more...)
Nadal Beats the Rain, Pliskova Cruises in Cincinnati on Day of Upsets Nadal Beats the Rain, Pliskova Cruises in Cincinnati on Day of Upsets
- August 20, 2017

On the other side of the draw, red-hot American John Isner beat countryman Jared Donaldson 7-6 (4) 7-5 to set up a semi-final against seventh-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov , who sailed past Japan's Yuichi Sugita 6-2 6-1. I was just really excited to play well and happy to be moving on". For the second week in a row, American Sloane Stephens defeated 14th seed Petra Kvitova , who was bothered by pain in her right thigh, to reach the third round with a 6-2, 6-3 win. (more...)
Liverpool reject a third huge bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool reject a third huge bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho
- August 20, 2017

If this report is to be believed, then Liverpool's owners - who are very much against selling Coutinho - will probably have nothing to worry about until the window closes. "When I asked the medical department how he's doing, they had no complaints so that's how it is". Adam Lallana and Coutinho both featured in the game, while Wilfried Zaha played for Palace, but all will miss the first match of the season at Anfield. (more...)
Liverpool REJECT Latest Barcelona BID For Philippe COUTINHO Liverpool REJECT Latest Barcelona BID For Philippe COUTINHO
- August 20, 2017

Liverpool ownership released a statement explicitly saying Coutinho would be with Liverpool for the next season at the very least, but it hasn't slowed Barcelona's pursuit. Their interest in Coutinho is long-standing. We did enjoy the line about Liverpool being frustrated by Barcelona's pursuit. He continued: "Obviously my decision not to read the English press was the best decision of my life". (more...)
57th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at BMS 57th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at BMS
- August 20, 2017

Your News Channel 11 Sports team is at Bristol Motor Speedway covering the 57th annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race . The easiest way for him to clinch a playoff spot is to win one of the next three races , but he is in a fairly good position to make it on points, so long as there are no first-time winners in the next three races . (more...)
Dodgers activate Adrian Gonzalez from 60-day disabled list Dodgers activate Adrian Gonzalez from 60-day disabled list
- August 20, 2017

Tigers: Detroit put RHP Anibal Sanchez (left hamstring strain) on the 10-day DL before the game and recalled OF JaCoby Jones from Triple-A Toledo. Ross Stripling (3-4) earned the win, pitching two innings of scoreless relief, striking out four Tigers. Brandon Morrow and Kenley Jansen closed out the four-hit shutout. (more...)
Merck chief Ken Frasier resigns from Trump council Merck chief Ken Frasier resigns from Trump council
- August 20, 2017

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank also resigned , but many were quick to point out that Dell CEO Michael Dell remained on the panel. Trump has previously criticized pharmaceutical companies for charging "astronomical" drug prices and pledged to find ways to bring prices down. Many thought his initial statement Saturday didn't go far enough to denounce white supremacists after the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Virginia . (more...)
3 things to watch for in Cowboys third preseason game 3 things to watch for in Cowboys third preseason game
- August 20, 2017

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. ET, and it will be televised on NFL Network and streaming online at Watch NFL Network . Luck underwent surgery on his throwing shoulder in the offseason and has yet to participate in training camp. It has been a long road since Smith injured his knee in the final game of his college career at Notre Dame , but he will finally make his National Football League debut on Saturday. (more...)
Frank Serpico Joins Current And Former NYPD Officers At Pro-Kaepernick Rally Frank Serpico Joins Current And Former NYPD Officers At Pro-Kaepernick Rally
- August 20, 2017

One exception was retired officer Frank Serpico , whose exploits were featured in the 1973 film, " Serpico ". The gathering in NY featured mostly minority officers. Edwin Raymond, who helped organize the Brooklyn event. And that's the issue of racism in America and policing in America. "The way he's being railroaded for speaking the obvious truth, this is not what America was founded on". (more...)
Everton agree deal for Swansea's Sigurdsson Everton agree deal for Swansea's Sigurdsson
- August 20, 2017

Sigurdsson's proposed switch had dragged on for most of the summer with Swansea initially valuing their star man at £50million - reports suggest they settled for £45 million. Manchester City are next up in the Premier League for Everton on Monday, with the trip to the Etihad Stadium representing a possible opportunity for Sigurdsson to make his debut. (more...)
Carvajal: Real Madrid were all over Barcelona
- August 20, 2017

Just four minutes into Wednesday's game at the Santiago Bernabeu , Asensio picked up the ball 30 yards out before launching a dipping strike past the rooted Marc-Andre ter Stegen in a 2-0 win - 5-1 on aggregate. Not flashy, the team has adapted the work ethic and passion of coach Jose Mendilibar, and it shows with them finishing with the eighth most wins in La Liga previous year. (more...)
Stoke vs. Arsenal: Highlights and recap
- August 19, 2017

Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the flawless platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players. The French defender is serving the last of his three-game suspension and will be back in contention next week against Arsenal . Stoke City have lost only one of their last seven home matches against Arsenal (W3 D3 L1). (more...)
Swansea vs. Manchester United 2017 live stream Swansea vs. Manchester United 2017 live stream
- August 19, 2017

Lukaku , Pogba and Martial all scored in a 4-0 home win over West Ham last weekend. Jose Mourinho has claimed Anthony Martial is benefiting from Manchester United's "French connection" and has backed the player to reach his full potential at the club. (more...)
Two-out-of-two for Mourinho's United in 4-0 Swansea win Two-out-of-two for Mourinho's United in 4-0 Swansea win
- August 19, 2017

Pogba was struggling to get into the game, and after picking up a yellow card early in the half, the Liberty Stadium wanted him dismissed after another foul on Martin Olsson . When half-chances to level did arise, they were not taken - Tammy Abraham's wayward header on the hour was about as close as they came. The Swans are unbeaten in their last six matches (W4 D2 L0), their longest unbeaten PL run since January 2013. (more...)