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Ander Herrera frustrated with Manchester United's pre-season schedule
- July 31, 2018

After United's emphatic 4-1 defeat to arch rivals Liverpool in Michigan , Mourinho then effectively branded the USA tour as being worthless to him. Based on the footage provided above, this group of Man United players would struggle to offer much in that regard. The Reds have two more games before opening their Premier League campaign against Leicester City . (more...)
Braves’ Newcomb falls 1 strike short of no-hitter vs Dodgers Braves’ Newcomb falls 1 strike short of no-hitter vs Dodgers
- July 31, 2018

He came extremely close...one pitch away...from throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers . Unfortunately, he wasn't able to complete that feat as Chris Taylor hit a 2-2 fastball right between the diving Johan Camargo and Dansby Swanson . (more...)
Blue Jays trade Roberto Osuna to Houston
- July 31, 2018

After making the deal for Osuna, Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow released a statement explaining the vetting process the team went through before making the trade, and how the organization feels its new righty has learned from the situation. (more...)
Royals trade Moustakas to Brewers Royals trade Moustakas to Brewers
- July 31, 2018

Reliever Joakim Soria , who was acquired Thursday from the Chicago White Sox , made his Brewers debut by pitching a scoreless seventh inning. "When I was in Kansas City, we played these guys and it was already a risky lineup", Moustakas said. (more...)
EPL: Chelsea look 'better every minute' under Sarri - Azpilicueta EPL: Chelsea look 'better every minute' under Sarri - Azpilicueta
- July 31, 2018

Chelsea have tabled a £35.5m bid to sign Mattia Caldara and are also in talks over a deal for Matias Vecino as the Blues step-up their transfer search, according to the Evening Standard . "I am satisfied and I am very confident in him for the future". He always wants the ball, he's always in good space, always creates a line to pass. "He's a fantastic boy, a fantastic player", Luiz said of Ampadu. (more...)
Tyson Fury Hopes Chisora Gets Title Crack at Deontay Wilder Tyson Fury Hopes Chisora Gets Title Crack at Deontay Wilder
- July 31, 2018

He's a champ, he's experienced; I got a win on a big show but he's more experienced than me. I have a goal to be a two-time world champion, and a lot of champions have lost fights and came back strong. A headshot to the temple would see Whyte drop to the floor, rising to his feet and holding on for dear life to see out the round and fight to the applause of the O2 arena. (more...)
Four half-centuries help India post 322/6 against Essex in Practice match Four half-centuries help India post 322/6 against Essex in Practice match
- July 31, 2018

However, it was not to be as Dhawan departed without scoring for the second time in the match while Pujara perished after scoring 23 off 35 balls. Ashwin bowled with decent control on a slow wicket not yet affording turn, and looked the best out of three spinners on display. Kohli got his eye in and played in an assured manner during his knock of 68 runs off 93 balls, which contained 12 boundaries. (more...)
Man Utd make Mina contact as they battle to agree Maguire fee Man Utd make Mina contact as they battle to agree Maguire fee
- July 31, 2018

Los Blancos want another player who can be a dominant force in the air, having lost Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus and believe the 25-year-old could be that man. We have the capacity and the ability to keep our best player and to continue to improve and to perform together", Puel added. Mourinho is short of right-backs for the start of the new season, with skipper Antonio Valencia and new signing Diogo Dalot both sidelined by injury. (more...)
Man Utd: Mourinho hoping for one more signing before window shuts
- July 31, 2018

United's hierarchy are sympathetic to the manager's unease and there remains optimism that Mourinho could still make a fourth signing, at least. "I don't think I'm going to have two", he said . Anthony Martial left the tour last week to be with his partner Melanie Da Cruz for the birth of their son. He added at his press conference: 'I wouldn't spend my money to see these teams. (more...)
F1: Daniel Ricciardo gives finger to Valtteri Bottas at Hungarian GP F1: Daniel Ricciardo gives finger to Valtteri Bottas at Hungarian GP
- July 31, 2018

Ferrari had looked favourites for victory at the Hungaroring but could not show their true race pace after Hamilton and team mate Valtteri Bottas made the most of a wet qualifying on Saturday. I still had my nose inside into turn two, he was on the outside, he turned in very early and for me there was nowhere to go. Fair enough, racing incident. (more...)
Martyn Moxon attacks European Central Bank over Adil Rashid's Test call-up Martyn Moxon attacks European Central Bank over Adil Rashid's Test call-up
- July 31, 2018

And he was named man-of-the-match in the decisive third ODI against India on July 17, a match played on his Headingley home ground, where he clean-bowled India captain and star batsman Virat Kohli with a classic leg-break as England sealed a 2-1 series win. (more...)
Max Verstappen sorry for expletive-laden rant during Hungarian GP Max Verstappen sorry for expletive-laden rant during Hungarian GP
- July 30, 2018

The Dutch driver's expletive-laden reaction over the team radio was largely bleeped out for the worldwide television audience. What a f-- joke, all the f-- time. "I couldn't see his auto in my blind spot so I left room and then I got the hit but fortunately I didn't spin", Ricciardo said. Verstappen's boss Christian Horner ramped up the pressure on Renault when he suggested that the French vehicle manufacturer was not delivering the kind of service that the team was paying for. (more...)
Dhoni Pips Tendulkar & Kohli to be Voted Most Popular Indian Sports Personality Dhoni Pips Tendulkar & Kohli to be Voted Most Popular Indian Sports Personality
- July 30, 2018

In a recently held survey conducted by YouGov , it shows that Dhoni is at the top of the tree as far as any sportsperson in the country is concerned. Meanwhile, there were doubts raised over the place of MS Dhoni in the team. In fact, there is no doubt that MS Dhoni power-hitting capabilities are on the wane. (more...)
Heat are remaining patient with Dwyane Wade Heat are remaining patient with Dwyane Wade
- July 30, 2018

In his return to the Heat in 2018, in 21 games, Wade averaged 12.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game shooting 40.9% from the field. "Asked whether he has decided whether to make a multiyear offer to Justise Winslow by the mid-October deadline - instead of waiting for him to become a restricted free agent next summer - Riley said: 'We have been in conversation with his agent", per Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald . (more...)
Huskers Coach Scott Frost's home burglarized Huskers Coach Scott Frost's home burglarized
- July 30, 2018

As the 2018 football season approaches, Nebraska coach Scott Frost not only has to deal with high expectations from Cornhuskers fans but apparently area burglars, too. Police said the thieves entered the home through an unlocked garage door between 5:30 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Sunday. After the end of his playing career, he quickly ascended the coaching ranks and past year led Central Florida to an undefeated season. (more...)
Jimmer Fredette says he’s a better player now, eyeing return to National Basketball Association Jimmer Fredette says he’s a better player now, eyeing return to National Basketball Association
- July 30, 2018

Former All-American and overall National Basketball Association first pick Greg Oden filled in and scored in double figures, but PrimeTime Players came out hot from beyond the arc and held as much as a six point lead early on in the first half. (more...)
Steven Naismith wants Kyle Lafferty stay at Hearts amid Rangers speculation Steven Naismith wants Kyle Lafferty stay at Hearts amid Rangers speculation
- July 30, 2018

It is understood the offer to bring Lafferty back to Ibrox was well short of Hearts' valuation of the striker, who scored 19 goals across all competitions in his debut season at Tynecastle. He wants to keep his options open and we respect that. "He's a character that doesn't really change no matter the circumstances". There could be an Old Firm transfer battle on the cards in the remaining few weeks of the summer transfer window as both Celtic and Rangers eye up a potential move for ... (more...)
England make plans to rotate Broad and Anderson during India series
- July 30, 2018

One thing I will point out is they should not put extra pressure on themselves. "They need to back themselves and believe that the bowling unit we have is the best in the world". Tom Harrison, the England and Wales Cricket Board's CEO, added: 'To be playing our 1000 men's Test is a true testament to the enduring importance of Test cricket. (more...)
Poet's Word wins King George for Stoute Poet's Word wins King George for Stoute
- July 30, 2018

The 7-4 victor had plenty of ground to make up on 6-4 favourite Crystal Ocean from the turn, but as William Buick went for home on the market leader, James Doyle was starting to get a response from his mount. Gosden has also declared high-class mare Coronet. But Poet's Word's path to a second straight Group 1 score became easier when Kew Gardens (minor illness) and Waldgeist (ground concerns) were taken out of the King George this week. (more...)
Chelsea to hold talks with Juventus over Rugani and Higuain Chelsea to hold talks with Juventus over Rugani and Higuain
- July 30, 2018

Juventus are open to listening to other offers, but are keen to do a deal with AC Milan as it would mean the return of Bonucci this summer. However, the Turin giants had made an enquiry for the Chelsea forward but are not interested in him any more since they ended up signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. (more...)
Jose Mourinho has asked some players to cut their holidays short Jose Mourinho has asked some players to cut their holidays short
- July 30, 2018

But hopefully he will play a few really good ones. If it's not, it's not. This summer? No, I am happy with our players, to be honest, so I don't see the need. Dejan Lovren's late return due to his participation in the World Cup and injury to Joel Matip's injury means Liverpool are likely to start the campaign with just three recognised centre-backs. (more...)
Peter Handscomb breaks silence on ball-tampering controversy Peter Handscomb breaks silence on ball-tampering controversy
- July 30, 2018

On spotting Bancroft apparently altering the condition of the ball, coach Lehmann allegedly instructed something to Handscomb via walkie-talkie. While Bancroft was caught trying to hamper with the ball, he and Steve Smith accepted in the press conference later that the "leadership group" was involved in the scandal. (more...)
Unai Emery reveals his plans for the Arsenal captaincy Unai Emery reveals his plans for the Arsenal captaincy
- July 30, 2018

In the last season, Per Mertesacker was the captain but he is moving to a coaching position at the club and the north London side is yet to find a successor. "It's not closed yet". "We are almost finished, but like I am telling you, one is Koscielny but he's injured". The former German global who was handed the captain's armband in his first appearance of pre-season side-footed in Pierre Emerick Aubameyang cutback pass from six yards out. (more...)
Neymar: 'Sometimes I really do exaggerate' Neymar: 'Sometimes I really do exaggerate'
- July 30, 2018

Sometimes it dazzles the world. Neymar has tried to improve his image back in Brazil after being crticised for his performances at the World Cup with the surprising use of a Gilette advert. "I have taken a long time to accept the criticism and become another man but I am here with a clean face and an open heart". I took time to look at myself in the mirror and become a new man. (more...)
Chelsea And Liverpool Target's Price Set At €70M By German Giants Chelsea And Liverpool Target's Price Set At €70M By German Giants
- July 30, 2018

Chelsea are still keen to strengthen their squad following a disappointing fifth place finish in the Premier League last season, with new manager Maurizio Sarri wanting to make a quick impression. "So now I say no, maybe you ask me tomorrow and I'll say something different". Summer signing Fred, who only recently joined up with the squad following his move from Shakhtar Donetsk , was also among those put through drills ahead of Wednesday's meeting with European kings Real Madrid . (more...)

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