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LSU crowns new Mike VII LSU crowns new Mike VII
- August 21, 2017

According to a release, LSU says that "Harvey" was being housed at the night house of the tiger habitat for quarantine upon his arrival to campus. The tiger acclimated well to his new surroundings and was deemed ready to become Mike VII. Those interested in seeing Mike VII in his habitat can visit him from 8 a.m.to 8 p.m. everyday. After only a few days in the public eye, Mike VII has already tallied over 20K twitter followers, and is enjoying a new, fully renovated enclosure. (more...)
Arsenal coach Wenger blames referees for loss to Stoke City Arsenal coach Wenger blames referees for loss to Stoke City
- August 21, 2017

Frankly, though, I could have written numerous same things about any number of other Arsenal defeats over the years against sides that they dominated and really should be beating if they want to end up doing something this season. If you make piecemeal modifications, you'll just end up with piecemeal changes. "When you have the number of chances we had away from home and you don't score, you can always complain on offence and defence". (more...)
Sprinters Set To Feature In Stage 2 Of The Vuelta Espana Sprinters Set To Feature In Stage 2 Of The Vuelta Espana
- August 21, 2017

Froome is bidding to become the first rider to claim the double crowns of the Tour de France and the Vuelta in nearly 40 years. "It's a great surprise but I think it's the result of a lot of hard work today from my team mates as well", said Froome. (more...)
Pakistan Army successfully completes Operation Khyber-4 Pakistan Army successfully completes Operation Khyber-4
- August 21, 2017

Details to be added shortly . DG ISPR also said that scores of landmines were defused by the troops in the operation. He expressed confidence in the results of operations, saying that the army has broken the backbone of terror outfits and it is nearly impossible for them to re-emerge. (more...)
Manchester United's flying start is only the first step, says Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- August 21, 2017

Marcus Rashford has cemented his place in Jose Mourinho's side and has been brilliant so far in the setup. "During nearly 90 minutes, I don't say 90 because there was a moment when they had a chance and we lost a little bit the confidence", Mourinho said. (more...)
Manchester United player ratings after a big win at Swansea
- August 21, 2017

Victory over Swansea has seen Mourinho's United maintain a flawless league record with two wins out of two. "Lukaku needs to improve at Man Utd on when they regain possession ", Pardew told Sky Sports . The 21-year-old had a disappointing campaign last year after a great debut in 2015/16 as the Frenchman was constantly undermined and dropped by Mourinho , the coach's treatment of the forward did lead to rumours of a possible exit from Old Trafford this summer withInter Milan and ... (more...)
Starting XI: Man City vs Everton Starting XI: Man City vs Everton
- August 21, 2017

City will be out for revenge after The Toffees hammered Guardiola's side 4-0 in January at Goodison Park. Manchester City vs Everton is a much anticipated game, because it promises to bring in a lot of action and probably goals. Everton will keep them honest and I think both teams can get on the scoresheet. Jose Mourinho is expected to field a very weak side against Tottenham later today as he wants to rest as many players as possible before the big Europa League final ... (more...)
Muguruza clinches Cincinnati title Muguruza clinches Cincinnati title
- August 21, 2017

I have been so many times to that place, so many times. After losing to Jelena Ostapenko at the French Open , she had another bite of the cherry in Eastbourne: she fell to Caroline Wozniacki. Muruguza trounced top-ranked defending champion Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-2. Garbine Muguruza humbled world No 2 Simona Halep to win the Cincinnati Open final in less than an hour on Sunday. (more...)
Arsenal Legend Reveals How Much United Should Bid To Sign Alexis Sanchez Arsenal Legend Reveals How Much United Should Bid To Sign Alexis Sanchez
- August 21, 2017

Sanchez is expected to make his first appearance of the season at Anfield next weekend in a genuine test of Arsenal's aspirations. Arsene Wenger says that Alexis Sanchez will take time to settle into Arsenal's first team again. "He's not played now for six weeks and it's hard to be at your best in the first game straight away". The bookmakers are convinced it will turn Arsenal heads. (more...)
NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith Says Roger Goodell Lied About Changes to Conduct Policy NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith Says Roger Goodell Lied About Changes to Conduct Policy
- August 21, 2017

As it stands today, Goodell's current contract is set to expire in 2019. ESPN reported that, while Goodell is on track to receive a new deal, there are still some issues that need to be ironed out. Goodell is expected in the New England area in two weeks leading up to the NFL Kickoff Game between the Patriots and Chiefs on September 7. Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was recently suspended six games for violation of the league's personal conduct policy, a move that ... (more...)
McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India's north and east McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India's north and east
- August 21, 2017

McDonald's India Pvt Ltd (MIPL) said it had ended the franchise with Vikram Bakshi's Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd (CPRL), which vowed to seek legal remedies. ALSO READ: Biopic On McDonald's Founder "The Founder" To Release In India. "This includes all restaurants impacted by the recent failure to renew the Eating House Licenses", McDonald's India said in a statement. (more...)
McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India McDonald's to shut 169 outlets in India
- August 21, 2017

When contacted, McDonald's India spokesperson Barry Sum declined to comment saying the company has no update to share at the moment. An apex corporate tribunal had, in July this year, restored Vikram Bakshi as Managing Director of Connaught Plaza Restaurants Pvt Ltd. (more...)
Draxler and van Dijk Draxler and van Dijk
- August 21, 2017

Van Dijk has been training away from the Southampton first team squad in recent weeks, with his reluctance to play in pre-season matches and absence from the club's first two games of the Premier League season adding to the animosity between all parties. (more...)
Man City 'Willing to Pay' Messi Release Clause to Barcelona Man City 'Willing to Pay' Messi Release Clause to Barcelona
- August 21, 2017

The Mirror said Manchester City's interest is long-standing and they are understood to be prepared to use his £275m release clause to sign him if the possibility presents itself. Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez assured it is only a matter of time before Lionel Messi signs a new contract with the La Liga giants. (more...)
Pochettino makes comment that Tottenham fans will disagree with Pochettino makes comment that Tottenham fans will disagree with
- August 21, 2017

Tottenham Hotspurs were pegged back when Marcos Alonso delivered a ideal free-kick after David Luiz was upended 25 yards outside the box. Spurs dominated much of their first league game at the national stadium but were undone by two goals from Marcos Alonso . (more...)
Right-Wing Website Confuse Lukas Podolski For 'Migrant Gang Member' Right-Wing Website Confuse Lukas Podolski For 'Migrant Gang Member'
- August 21, 2017

The article ran August 18 - the same day Steve Bannon was ousted from the White House and reportedly returned to the helm of the site. Although the error was corrected swiftly, it was picked up on social media just as quickly. Breitbart London wishes to apologize to Mr. Podolski", an editor's note under the story said. Right-wing publication Breitbart News has appeared to have made a serious error, seemingly accusing German footballer and World Cup victor Lukas Podolski is involved ... (more...)
NY pastor 1st to bow out of Trump's evangelical council NY pastor 1st to bow out of Trump's evangelical council
- August 21, 2017

The pastor of a NY megachurch said Friday that he has resigned from President Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board, citing "a deepening conflict in values" with the administration. Jerry Falwell Jr., president of Liberty University, praised the president for his "bold truthful statement " about Charlottesville. Bernard added , "But they should come out and say something of substance". (more...)
Chris Wood: Burnley sign Leeds United striker for about £15m Chris Wood: Burnley sign Leeds United striker for about £15m
- August 21, 2017

Leeds had hoped to agree on a new long-term contract, significantly raising his £15,000-a-week wages, but the New Zealand worldwide wanted Premier League football. But he said: "If it is him, he had a fantastic season past year". Leeds announced: " Leeds United are advising any fans who have "Wood 9" printed on the back of a 2017/18 home or away replica shirt that they are able to return the item to our club shop and exchange it for a new blank replica shirt". (more...)
Najam Sethi confirms West Indies tour of Pakistan in November Najam Sethi confirms West Indies tour of Pakistan in November
- August 21, 2017

The PCB chief said the World XI team will be announced in the next 72 hours. With a lot of global cricketers set to tour Pakistan as a part of the World XI , it could surely bring about a change in the mindset of all the nations who have been reluctant to tour Pakistan. (more...)
While US Initiates Probe Into China Trade, China Won't 'Sit By' While US Initiates Probe Into China Trade, China Won't 'Sit By'
- August 21, 2017

The investigation comes less than a week after President Trump signed an executive memo directing the USTR to consider a probe under the Trade Act. "On Monday, President Trump instructed me to look into Chinese laws, policies, and practices which may be harming American intellectual property rights, innovation, or technology development", US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement . (more...)
Predicted XI v Everton in the Premier League Predicted XI v Everton in the Premier League
- August 21, 2017

City playmaker Ilkay Gundogan could be included in the squad following eight months out injury. Manchester City lost 1-0 to Girona in Catalonia last week in a friendly between the two City Football Group clubs. It will be a massive step for the midfielder to move to the Premier League , should any deal materialise. The player will have the unenviable task of keeping Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva quiet and keep his side in the game against the attacking might of Manchester ... (more...)
Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall join Birmingham Arsenal duo Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall join Birmingham
- August 21, 2017

Carl Jenkinson is getting used to Arsenal loan deals, having spent time on loan at West Ham in recent years. Arsenal duo Jenkinson and Bramall are unlikely to play much under Arsene Wenger this season and have opted to join the Championship. (more...)
Ibrahimovic to sign new Manchester United deal this week Ibrahimovic to sign new Manchester United deal this week
- August 21, 2017

That's something he needs to bring to his game. Bailly is everything Mourinho loves in a defender, and will be a key part of the ever present players who make up the spine of Mourinho's United side and who play week in, week out for the club. (more...)
Boomers crowned Asian basketball champions Boomers crowned Asian basketball champions
- August 21, 2017

Australia started the game as they meant to go on, jumping out to a 12-2 lead and convincingly controlling the contest the rest of the way on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency. It took two and a half minutes for the lead to balloon to 20 in the third period from which point it was relatively plain sailing. Hamed Haddadi had 18 points to lead Iran, and was joined by Behnam Yakhchali with 10. (more...)
Horn-Pacquiao rematch in doubt Horn-Pacquiao rematch in doubt
- August 21, 2017

Top Rank chief Bob Arum had told the Bulletin last week that the November 12 date is ideal since it falls during Pacquiao's break in the Senate, allowing the Filipino legend to train for at least a month without having to report for work. Despite Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach saying in the build-up to the Horn fight that he would encourage his charge to retire if he lost, the pair will once again do battle. (more...)