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English FA brings in cards for touchline misconduct by managers English FA brings in cards for touchline misconduct by managers
- August 01, 2018

Four warnings will lead to an automatic one-match ban, while eight warnings equal a two-match suspension. Unlike cards for players, the warnings will not, in most cases, be wiped out after a fixed number of games. And if that does not work, the referee will send the manager to the stands with a red card. "We thought it should add to the clarity and hopefully better behaviour in the technical areas", said Harvey. (more...)
Johanna Konta reacts to stunning win over Serena Williams Johanna Konta reacts to stunning win over Serena Williams
- August 01, 2018

I have so many things on my mind I don't have time to be shocked about a loss that clearly wasn't at my best right now", Williams said. I can only try to be there and fight, which is what I was doing out there. It's her first tournament since her straight-sets Wimbledon loss to Angelique Kerber . She held serve to begin proceedings before Britain's Konta reeled off the next 12. (more...)
Tour de France: Stage 21 highlights Tour de France: Stage 21 highlights
- August 01, 2018

The second was the German John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo), the third a Frenchman Arnaud Demar (Groupama-FDJ). Dan Martin will get his moment on the Tour de France podium on Sunday in unexpected fashion after being named the most combative rider of the Tour. (more...)
Petty hands Wallace Jr. extension through 2020 Petty hands Wallace Jr. extension through 2020
- August 01, 2018

Wallace's next race in the No. 43 vehicle will be on Sunday when the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series travels to Pocono for the Gander Outdoors 400 . RPM has just one vehicle and it's a struggle to keep up with the better-financed teams. "The EMTs were anxious about me not letting the window net down as fast, and I was like, hell, that was the last thing I was thinking about", Wallace said. (more...)
McEvoy finally wins European Tour title McEvoy finally wins European Tour title
- August 01, 2018

A journeyman golfer winning his first European Tour title in his 17-year pro career provided plenty of theater at the Porsche European Open. The 39-year-old has been waiting since 2001 for his breakthrough win after 12 trips to the European Tour Qualifying School and years on the European Challenge Tour. (more...)
Jose Mourinho expecting one more new arrival this summer
- August 01, 2018

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho offered support to Real Madrid after their friendly win on Wednesday. "Anthony Martial? It's better for Karen to answer if she wants to answer", Mourinho said before Shotbolt responded by telling journalists that: "We're here to talk about the game". (more...)
Maurizio Sarri sends message to Michy Batshuayi over his future
- August 01, 2018

And the Belgium global thrived at the German club by scoring nine goals in 14 appearances before his season was cut short due to an ankle ligament injury. However, RMC says Sarri has spoken to Batshuayi and told him he wants the centre-forward to stay. Willian has reiterated that he is happy at Chelsea FC despite the Brazil worldwide being linked with a move to Manchester United. (more...)
Former coach 'so proud' of Geraint Thomas
- August 01, 2018

The Welsh Government have been in talks with Tour de France and Giro d'Italia bosses as they consider a bid to host stages of the Grand Tour races. "Maybe when I am 70 (and sitting) in a pub telling some 18-year-old what I used to be, maybe then it will sink in". (more...)
Manchester United's Ander Herrera defends Jose Mourinho after criticism
- August 01, 2018

Jose Mourinho has requested that several Manchester United players bring a premature end to their summer holidays. The United boss spoke out after a 4-1 defeat to Liverpool in MI at the weekend, saying fans shouldn't waste their money watching the games, complaining about the lack of new signings, and venting his frustration at the fact he can not work with all his senior players. (more...)
New Zealand Refuse To Tour Pakistan Citing Security Reasons New Zealand Refuse To Tour Pakistan Citing Security Reasons
- August 01, 2018

The PCB had hoped to convince New Zealand to play the T20I leg of the tour in Pakistan . The chairman of NZC, Greg Barclay, clarified that they had to follow the security advice while taking the decision of travelling to Pakistan . Chairman Greg Barclay said New Zealand wrote to Pakistan last week declining the invitation. Global teams have routinely refused to tour Pakistan since Sri Lanka's team bus was attacked in Lahore in 2009. (more...)
Brewers send Villar, prospects to Orioles for Schoop Brewers send Villar, prospects to Orioles for Schoop
- August 01, 2018

The question is whether or not his bat will rebound, as he's hitting.244/.273/.447 with 17 home runs this season - marks below last year's seeming breakout, when he batted.293/.338/.503 with 32 home runs. Ortiz, 22, is ranked No. 7 in the Brewers' system by MLB Pipeline . He's posted a 3.71 ERA in 68 innings with Class AA Biloxi this season. He was ranked No. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony reportedly finalizes buyout, will sign with Rockets Carmelo Anthony reportedly finalizes buyout, will sign with Rockets
- August 01, 2018

The person requested anonymity because he isn't authorized to speak publicly about the situation. The relief is felt in that the Rockets have addressed a major need at the forward position after Trevor Ariza and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute both left the team in free agency. (more...)
Palace to beat Arsenal to Max Meyer deal Palace to beat Arsenal to Max Meyer deal
- August 01, 2018

According to the Guardian , talks between Meyer and Crystal Palace have been successful and he will have a medical today. The German fell out of favour at Schalke towards the end of last season after falling out with club officials. But with little over a week left, Roy Hodgson is desperate to secure more signings and the central midfield positions has been one area of he is keen to improve. (more...)
Alastair Cook backs Adil Rashid to handle pressure of Test recall Alastair Cook backs Adil Rashid to handle pressure of Test recall
- August 01, 2018

Birmingham , Jul 28 He is nervous but Dinesh Karthik can't escape a feeling of deja vu as he gets ready to don the big gloves in a Test series in England exactly 10 years after his impressive knocks against the same opposition. They are both match-winning players. So, we have an attack which actually can destruct the opponents. "But yes, it will be a challenge for them to bowl patiently and bowl in the right areas for a long period of time", he added. (more...)
Leeds set to sign Patrick Bamford from Middlesbrough in £10m transfer Leeds set to sign Patrick Bamford from Middlesbrough in £10m transfer
- August 01, 2018

The report also claims that the fee could be worth £10m with a number of add-ons being included in the potential deal. Bamford, 24, started his career at Nottingham Forest and has played for eight clubs since leaving for Chelsea in 2012. (more...)
Mourinho unsure if Martial will return to Man United Mourinho unsure if Martial will return to Man United
- August 01, 2018

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he "does not know" if Anthony Martial will link up with the team on their return to Manchester. It was a welcome fillip for the Red Devils at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, albeit if it came against a Real side playing their first game of pre-season. (more...)
Managers to be shown yellow, red cards for misconduct Managers to be shown yellow, red cards for misconduct
- August 01, 2018

In the English Premier League, however, the managers will receive verbal warnings, not cards, for misconduct. Unlike cards for players, the warnings will not, in most cases, be wiped out after a fixed number of games. "This is not about creating a drama". Harvey believes making managers responsible for the behaviour of their staff will stop pre-planned attempts to harangue officials. (more...)
Everton confirm signing of Lucas Digne from Barcelona for £18m
- August 01, 2018

Digne arrived on Tuesday afternoon in Merseyside to take the tests before a 20 million euro move can be completed. Lucas Digne is reportedly close on his switch to Everton , with the Frenchman undergoing a medical at the Toffees according to the Liverpool Echo . (more...)
Qiang Wang tops Saisai Zheng for the maiden WTA crown — WTA Nanchang Qiang Wang tops Saisai Zheng for the maiden WTA crown — WTA Nanchang
- August 01, 2018

This is the first unfinished WTA final since Wuhan Open in 2015 and the first with two players from the same country since the last year's US Open, also the third all-Chinese. Wang bounced back in game 10, converting her third break point to level the score at 5-5 with an wonderful forehand down the line return that Saisai failed to control. (more...)
John Isner overcomes Ryan Harrison to extend his reign — ATP Atlanta
- August 01, 2018

The match was decided in the very first game of the final set when John fired a forehand victor to break Ryan, serving well until the end of the match to wrap up the title with three winners in game 10, proving his Atlanta dominance one more time. (more...)
J.A. Happ dominates in New York debut, Yankees top Royals J.A. Happ dominates in New York debut, Yankees top Royals
- August 01, 2018

In the second game it will be Sabathia going against Fillmyer. "We had opportunities but that's a pretty dynamic pitching staff over there", Kansas City manager Ned Yost said. Burch Smith was tagged for five runs in four-plus innings in a loss to the Yankees on Sunday. He's been on the 60-day DL since May 26 with an elbow sprain. (more...)
Chipper Jones inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Chipper Jones inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
- August 01, 2018

Jack Morris has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame . More than 50 returning Hall of Famers attended the ceremony, which capped a weeklong celebration in the small town in upstate NY. This past weekend the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. welcomed six players into their club with the induction of the Class of 2018. (more...)
Johanna Konta Stuns Serena Williams In Opening Round At San Jose
- August 01, 2018

Williams had won this tournament the last three times she played it in 2011, 2012 and 2014 and won her only previous meeting with Konta 6-2 6-3 in the 2017 Australian Open quarter-finals. Konta got on a roll with a quick first set and didn't take a chance in letting Williams get back in it. The 36-year-old Williams tried to shrug off the worst loss of her hall of fame career. (more...)
How to watch Manchester United vs. Real Madrid, ICC
- August 01, 2018

The trio should be available for United's Premier League opener at home to Leicester on August 10, with Mourinho praising their willingness to return earlier than expected. Following the defeat to Liverpool in Ann Arbor, Mourinho questioned why the 22-year-old had not returned to the tour and asked again Tuesday night, the Portuguese coach was unable to shed any light on when he might be back. (more...)
Transfer: Manchester United hold talks with PSG to replace Martial with Neymar
- August 01, 2018

As United prepare to return to Europe ahead of their Premier League opener against Leicester City on August 10, manager Mourinho refused to give any assurances that Martial will return. "I know what Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and Alexis Sanchez are". So let's look at it from a positive side and wait for Lindelof, Rashford, Lukaku and Jones. (more...)

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