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Is the current squad good enough? I don't think so - Benitez Is the current squad good enough? I don't think so - Benitez
- July 27, 2018

Rafael Benitez is confident he will able to strengthen his Newcastle squad before the transfer window closes on August 9. The hashtag #IfRafaGoesWeGo has been trending among large swathes of the Toon Army this summer as Ashley has once again failed to adequately supply manager Benitez with transfer funds to support the improvement of the Newcastle squad - despite his promise at the end of last season that he would "continue to ensure that every penny generated by the club is available to ... (more...)
BBC apologises over Imran-Wasim gaffe
- July 27, 2018

The British Broadcasting Centre faced the heat after they confused Imran Khan with Wasim Akram and showed clips of Akram bowling to refer back to Khan's career in cricket. "Among those watching it live, was Justice Secretary David Gauke, who shared a photo of his TV screen on Twitter and wrote, " #Newsnight seem to have got Wasim Akram and Imran Khan muddled up". (more...)
Matteo Darmian can leave Manchester United for the right price: Jose Mourinho Matteo Darmian can leave Manchester United for the right price: Jose Mourinho
- July 27, 2018

There have also been question marks over the 23-year-old's conditioning, as he enters the final 12 months of his contract at Old Trafford. "I don't think I would want to sign a contract right now because I want to prove to people that I deserve a contract", said Shaw. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp makes admission about Premier League chances after Man City win
- July 27, 2018

The Reds have spent £177 million during the current transfer window to bring in Naby Keita , Fabinho , Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson, after forking out £ 75m for Virgil van Dijk in January. "We were always close". If people want to judge our journey so far as a success or not purely on whether you have won something, do it. 'The boys have to enjoy their football, we have to enjoy our football, otherwise it makes no sense. (more...)
Ajaz Patel in New Zealand Test squad to face Pakistan Ajaz Patel in New Zealand Test squad to face Pakistan
- July 27, 2018

Two players from the New Zealand A squad will make it to the national T20I squad , which will be without Trent Boult , the left-arm paceman. The tour will feature a new coach, likely to be unveiled next month, after Hesson recently announced he is stepping down after a successful six-year reign. (more...)
Steven Gerrard: Rangers players 'heroic' in win over NK Osijek Steven Gerrard: Rangers players 'heroic' in win over NK Osijek
- July 27, 2018

But that's how you get success in Europe. "He will have games where he has numerous chances, he'll take them and he'll look a superstar". "I'm happy and satisfied - but at the same time I have a lot of respect for the opposition and know there is still work to do". (more...)
Demare silences critics as Thomas stays in yellow Demare silences critics as Thomas stays in yellow
- July 27, 2018

The last stage in the Pyrenees on Friday - the Tour's so-called "queen stage" for its difficulty and drama - offers Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin his final real chance of capitalizing on any slip-up from Thomas. With Bernal dropping back, Thomas was left to his own devices in the main group. "I went through some hard moments in the first part of this Tour and lost some time", said Quintana , who is fifth overall. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: I deserve more credit Lewis Hamilton: I deserve more credit
- July 27, 2018

The last shot or last serve is the most important point; it is the most intense battle. "As we had former racing drivers commentating, I would have thought that they'd pick those things out, but they didn't". "We haven't performed 100 per cent every single weekend, and we've had things we can improve on", said Hamilton. "It's not a power circuit, you've got the Red Bulls that are often closer ". (more...)
Todd Greenberg defends bunker, implies refereeing changes after Raiders controversy Todd Greenberg defends bunker, implies refereeing changes after Raiders controversy
- July 27, 2018

The ongoing fallout from the match will continue into a fifth day today, when appointments from this weekend are confirmed. The bunker has been in focus following a fortnight of controversies, with Stuart labelling it a "waste of time" . (more...)
Silva says current contract could be last at Manchester City Silva says current contract could be last at Manchester City
- July 27, 2018

The Egyptian came close to scoring another two in the closing minutes - a header was blocked on the line and his second effort struck the crossbar. In order to give yourself the best chance of success, spending big money on quality players is near enough essential. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly reaches agreement with Spanish authorities over tax fraud Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly reaches agreement with Spanish authorities over tax fraud
- July 27, 2018

Spanish courts have recently cracked down on tax evasion among leading footballers, following the lifting of the so-called "Beckham Law" that allowed them to curb their taxes. Juventus signed Ronaldo from Real earlier this month in a club record deal. In 2016, Barcelona forward Lionel Messi received a suspended 21-month jail sentence after being found guilty of defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euros (then $4.6 million). (more...)
How Anthony Davis Reacted To DeMarcus Cousins Joining Warriors From Pelicans How Anthony Davis Reacted To DeMarcus Cousins Joining Warriors From Pelicans
- July 27, 2018

Anthony Davis will be circling his calendar once the schedules are released, though, as he is anticipating his next meeting with his former teammate. "But at that point, I wasn't sure what was going on with his situation or what was going through his head". I'm happy for him. He helped the Pelicans sweep aside the Portland Trail Blazers in the opening round, before they once again ran into the Warriors who ended their run 4-1. (more...)
Yankees' Judge hit on wrist by pitch, leaves game Yankees' Judge hit on wrist by pitch, leaves game
- July 27, 2018

Judge was taken to New York Presbyterian Hospital for an MRI and CT scan after seeing team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmed at Yankee Stadium, according to ESPN's Coley Harvey . Judge is batting.285 with 26 home runs and 61 RBIs this season. Boone said hitting coach Marcus Thames was with Judge just before that last plate appearance as Judge tried to hit in the cages underneath the dugout. (more...)
National Football League making contingency plans for Raiders-Seahawks London game National Football League making contingency plans for Raiders-Seahawks London game
- July 27, 2018

An official statement from NFLUK read: 'We are looking forward to playing our first game at the magnificent new Tottenham Hotspur stadium on October 14 when the Oakland Raiders host the Seattle Seahawks . Mauricio Pochettino's squad played their home games at Wembley last season, while the new ground was being constructed at White Hart Lane. 'Any new stadium construction has an element of timing risk, and our priority has always been to ensure that this great match-up can be played in ... (more...)
Clyne leaves Liverpool tour, Keita to miss training Clyne leaves Liverpool tour, Keita to miss training
- July 27, 2018

I can imagine that Naby Keïta is slightly disappointed to be injured so early after joining the Reds just over three weeks ago but the fact that the injury is minor will certainly encourage the Guinean. But Clyne will travel home meaning he misses Saturday's clash with Manchester United in MI, with the club announcing the news via a brief statement. (more...)
Cubs interested in Cole Hamels Cubs interested in Cole Hamels
- July 27, 2018

Hamels is making $23.5 million this season, and has a team option for $20 million with a $6 million buyout for next season. He is a great competitor and has great stuff. He played for the Phillies from 2006 to 2015 and won a World Series, a World Series MVP and an NLCS MVP with them in 2008. Hamels played for the Phillies for almost ten seasons until being traded to the Rangers in the middle of the 2015 season. (more...)
Serena Williams given wild card for Rogers Cup Serena Williams given wild card for Rogers Cup
- July 27, 2018

Williams addressed the issue at a press conference ahead of Wimbledon after it was revealed the American was unhappy when a tester refused to leave her house having turned up for a random test outside of the 23-time grand slam champion's allotted hour. (more...)
Twitter goes wild with jokes about John Wall's Team USA headshot Twitter goes wild with jokes about John Wall's Team USA headshot
- July 27, 2018

The picture of a sleepy-eyed and somewhat ragged-looking Wall was sent out by the Washington Wizards on Twitter on Thursday and nearly immediately lampooned. Plenty of stars are in attendance for the minicamp, including DeMar DeRozan , Kevin Durant , Damian Lillard , and Kyrie Irving , with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich leading the squad. (more...)
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Aims A Big Dig At Liverpool
- July 27, 2018

But Milner, who is about to embark on his 17th Premier League season, says the other players must help Salah by taking some of the burden off his shoulders. "The problem is you have to invest well and, honestly, I think they ( Liverpool ) did very well, because every player they bought are quality players". (more...)
Brewers acquire Soria in trade with White Sox Brewers acquire Soria in trade with White Sox
- July 27, 2018

Over his last 25 outings, Soria posted a 0.74 ERA (24.1ip, 2er) and held opponents to a.161 batting average with 32 strikeouts in 24.1 innings pitched. Medeiros was selected 12th overall in the first round of the 2014 amateur draft and is rated as the 13th-best prospect in the Brewers' organization by MLB.com. (more...)
Duke opens against San Diego State at Maui Invitational
- July 27, 2018

The Nov. 19 game between XU and Auburn kicks off the marquee early season basketball tournament which, for the first time in its 35 years, showcases eight Division I schools. Usually, a Maui title is a sign of a national championship caliber team. "This year's tournament has arguably the strongest field in the history of the event. (more...)
Barcelona score own goal on the sex equality front Barcelona score own goal on the sex equality front
- July 27, 2018

Barcelona's men, shorn of the likes of Lionel Messi, Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez, who are on post-World Cup leave, will take on Tottenham and Milan in the USA as well as facing a potentially explosive game against Roma in their three International Champions Cup matches this summer. (more...)
India vs England: Adil Rashid's Test Selection 'Ridiculous', Says Michael Vaughan India vs England: Adil Rashid's Test Selection 'Ridiculous', Says Michael Vaughan
- July 27, 2018

Mark Arthur voiced his concern at what message has been sent to county cricket by selecting a player who this year chose to stop playing the longer form of the game and negotiated a limited-overs (white ball) contract with Yorkshire, a move that disappointed his county at the time. (more...)
San Antonio Spurs: DeMar DeRozan sought advice from Drake after trade San Antonio Spurs: DeMar DeRozan sought advice from Drake after trade
- July 27, 2018

I'm not saying, 'you don't have to trade me.' Just let me know something's going on, because I sacrificed everything. "I felt like I wasn't treated with what I sacrificed for nine years, with the respect that I thought I deserved." he said when he was asked how he was treated by Ujiri. (more...)
Whyte coming for Parker Whyte coming for Parker
- July 27, 2018

He told Sky Sport UK Whyte is one of the toughest competitors in the heavyweight division. Joseph Parker , right, and Dillian Whyte ahead of their heavyweight clash in London . I'm ready for whatever he wants to come with. "He's got speed and good boxing skills but I know what I am capable of and how hard I train", added Whyte. (more...)

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