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Yu Darvish Placed on 10-Day DL With Back Tightness Yu Darvish Placed on 10-Day DL With Back Tightness
- August 20, 2017

Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register reports that Darvish is experiencing lower back tightness. Left-hander Edward Paredes was recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move. "My initial reaction after the last outing was that I felt like I could make the next start", Darvish said. "I will make sure to get treatment and rest to get ready for next start". (more...)
Tottenham vs Chelsea 20th Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions Tottenham vs Chelsea 20th Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
- August 20, 2017

It was a gritty start to the new campaign for Mauricio Pochettino's team, who visited St James' Park to welcome Newcastle back into the Premier League . Christian Eriksen didn't find the net for Tottenham in the 2-0 victory, but was integral in picking up the win. Chelsea will be looking to replicate the result they achieved last time they faced Spurs in a game that was also at Wembley. (more...)
Manchester City and Chelsea consider moves for unsettled Tottenham defender
- August 20, 2017

With this conflict being a derby, one can expect an exciting experience between the two best sides of last season.Spurs play their first alliance coordinate at Wembley following their brief move crosswise over north London, as work proceeds on their new £800million stadium. (more...)
Chelsea still a work in progress admits Conte Chelsea still a work in progress admits Conte
- August 20, 2017

With a straight red card for Gary Cahill early and then a second yellow for Cesc Fabregas , they fell to Burnley , 3-2. TOTTENHAM'S TERRIBLE FORM at Wembley Stadium continued on Sunday evening as two goals, including a dramatic late victor, from Spaniard Marcos Alonso earned Chelsea their first win of the new season. (more...)
City outcast Nasri in Turkey to join Antalyaspor City outcast Nasri in Turkey to join Antalyaspor
- August 20, 2017

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri has been pictured boarding a flight to Turkey, sparking speculation that he is close to completing a move to Antalyaspor . Antalyaspor narrowly missed out on Europa League qualification last term after finishing fifth in Super Lig. Antalyaspor - who are captained by former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto'o - take on Akhisar Belediyespor in the Turkish Super League this weekend. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis calls fight a 'farce' Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Lennox Lewis calls fight a 'farce'
- August 20, 2017

He's 64-years old. Now that's a fight. "There is tremendous build-up and hype but I don't really take it as a serious fight", said Lewis. "In my personal opinion, Mayweather has a great advantage on McGregor, because he is a boxer, he knows the rules, while McGregor -a Mixed Martial Arts fighter- will have to adapt, risking to be disqualified if he uses kicks for instance, and he'll have to use gloves". (more...)
Zidane Open to New Real Madrid Arrivals Before Transfer Window Closes Zidane Open to New Real Madrid Arrivals Before Transfer Window Closes
- August 20, 2017

He has won seven trophies since succeeding Rafael Benitez as coach of Madrid in January past year, including the UEFA Super Cup and Spanish Super Cup this month. "The goal is always to try and improve because this year is going to be more hard". We'll appeal again if we can. "I never complain and I'm not going to start now", the coach said. (more...)
National Basketball Association responds to Greece's accusations regarding Giannis Antetokounmpo National Basketball Association responds to Greece's accusations regarding Giannis Antetokounmpo
- August 20, 2017

Antetokounmpo , who is now touring China, has not been practicing with the Greek national team but had been expected to join the team before the tournament. Antetokounmpo failed the exam. Giannis recently visited with Bucks Head of Strength and Conditioning Suki Hobson and was put through a series of exercises to evaluate his knee, and it was determined that he was still "experiencing significant pain on basic movements". (more...)
India come back from behind to beat Mauritius 2-1 India come back from behind to beat Mauritius 2-1
- August 20, 2017

The rain and the lengthy break between global matches were possible factors in the Blue Tigers' sluggish start but it has become a recurring theme for team India and while sides like Kyrgyzstan have shown intent but failed to capitalise on this pattern, Mauritius were in no mood to let the hosts' sloppy play in the initial moments of the game go unpunished. (more...)
Manchester United highlights: Red Devils run rampant behind stellar Lukaku, Pogba Manchester United highlights: Red Devils run rampant behind stellar Lukaku, Pogba
- August 20, 2017

After just two games, they have scored almost 15 percent of their Premier League goals tally from last season. Bournemouth ended the season with 55. "Of course you are going to miss a player who scored nine goals and had 13 assists last season because they are high numbers". But Mkhitaryan promised United were not getting ahead of themselves, saying: "Let's not rush because it's only two games played". (more...)
Royals seek to avoid sweep at home by Indians Royals seek to avoid sweep at home by Indians
- August 20, 2017

Ramirez missed the last two games after getting hit by a pitch in the right forearm during the first game of Thursday's double-header in Minnesota. An RBI double in the fifth by Jay Bruce made it 4-0 and chases Royals starter Jason Vargas (14-7) from the game. (more...)
Peerless Pogba stars in goal spree as Manchester United thrash Swansea Peerless Pogba stars in goal spree as Manchester United thrash Swansea
- August 20, 2017

Manchester United continued their flawless start to the Premier League season by crushing Swansea City 4-0 with three late goals in four minutes at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. Clement has said he wants to use the funds from Sigurdsson's sale to sign at least two or three players and, on the evidence of their first two games of the season, he will need to spend that money wisely and quickly. (more...)
Terence Crawford Knocks Out Julius Indongo To Become Undisputed Junior Welterweight Champion Terence Crawford Knocks Out Julius Indongo To Become Undisputed Junior Welterweight Champion
- August 20, 2017

It's a fight Whyte's promoter Eddie Hearn has been pushing hard for in recent times as a bout to potentially set up the victor in a fight with heavyweight kingpin Anthony Joshua. Crawford (32-0) had already knocked Indongo to the canvas once in the second round, but sealed victory in the third with a huge left hook to the body. (more...)
Packers win pre-season game vs Redskins Packers win pre-season game vs Redskins
- August 20, 2017

Still rediscovering his timing from his injury, combined with his lack of National Football League experience, there was one play Moreau couldn't help but keep circling back to when speaking with reporters. Rookie running back Samaje Perine bounced back from his nervous preseason debut at Baltimore, hung onto the ball and flashed a bit of the physicality that distinguished his Oklahoma career. (more...)
How Barca will honour victims of Barcelona terror attack
- August 20, 2017

Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and directors Pau Vilanova and Maria Teixidor were among thousands of people who attended a minute's silence observed at 11 a.m.in the city's Placa de Catalunya, near the scene of the attack. Barcelona players will wear the city's name on their shirts this weekend instead of their own as a tribute to the victims of Thursday's terror attacks there, the club announced . (more...)
Sam Kerr sets NWSL record with four goals in a game Sam Kerr sets NWSL record with four goals in a game
- August 20, 2017

Australia's Sam Kerr has been in red-hot form. She now has 15 goals for the season - three ahead of her nearest competition, Seattle's Meagan Rapinoe. From 3-0 down, it was 3-3 in the 71st minute as Kerr scored the best goal of the night, side-footing a glorious curled effort from outside the box, into the top corner. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski plays in preseason for first time since 2012 Rob Gronkowski plays in preseason for first time since 2012
- August 20, 2017

Savage has been getting pushed by rookie Deshaun Watson , but he likely took a major step towards locking up the starting job with Saturday's performance. Although Watson made some good plays while dealing with pressure, it wasn't the kind of performance that would make a convincing argument for him to unseat Savage. (more...)
England rout West Indies England rout West Indies
- August 20, 2017

Man-of-the-match Alastair Cook's 243 and captain Joe Root's 136 meant the West Indies haven't won a Test in England since 2000. Roston Chase was nine not out after Moeen Ali had opener Kraigg Brathwaite (40) lbw on review to what became the last ball of the session. (more...)
Barca close to signing Coutinho and Dembele - Segura Barca close to signing Coutinho and Dembele - Segura
- August 20, 2017

However, Balague has claimed on his Twitter account that he is of the belief that when the Barcelona official claimed a deal was close, he was in-fact referring to Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele - who went on strike last week as he pushes for a move to the Spanish giants. (more...)
Barcelona close to deals for Coutinho, Dembele - Segura Barcelona close to deals for Coutinho, Dembele - Segura
- August 20, 2017

But former Premier League star Matt Le Tissier thinks Coutinho could stay at Anfield. Dortmund have turned down an identical offer for their France worldwide Dembele, who is now serving an internal suspension at the German club after missing training amid the speculation surrounding his future. (more...)
Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game
- August 20, 2017

Hackenberg completed just 2 of 6 passes for 14 yards. Detroit's defense forced two three-and-outs, while the Jets defense forced one of their own. 1. The Lions wouldn't score again until late in the second quarter when Matt Prater made his second field goal of the night, this time from 25-yards away. (more...)
Drew Pomeranz optimistic he will make next start
- August 20, 2017

The Sox lead the Yankees by four games in the AL East, but that could all change this weekend. "These are really important games for us because the clock is ticking in a sense", Yankee manager Joe Girardi said after Thursday night's game. (more...)
Church calendar: August 19 Church calendar: August 19
- August 20, 2017

The church will host a meeting of the men's fellowship ministry at 9 a.m. August 26. "The Wages of Sin", 6 p.m. Williams Ave.: 10 a.m. classic gospel and 10:30 a.m. Communion. English; noon Spanish. Life Teen Mass, 5 p.m. Rev. Jason Clark. First United Methodist: 45 Acacia Ave.: Hmong worship service, 8:30 a.m. (more...)
English Premier League Report: Swansea City v Manchester United 19 August 2017 English Premier League Report: Swansea City v Manchester United 19 August 2017
- August 20, 2017

The problem is when you sell and you don't buy, but when sell and you keep buying what's the problem? "If they have, and I don't know if they have but if they have, in a couple of weeks the problems are over". But it is good news because, when they can play with the Under-23s, it is because the last week they trained with us all week so they are both coming [back]". (more...)
Premier League managers back transfer window change Premier League managers back transfer window change
- 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. "Ironically, it would put the clubs in a worse situation that you would still lose players if clubs overseas want them and you can't replace them". (more...)