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Tottenham Hotspur announce signing of Davinson Sanchez Tottenham Hotspur announce signing of Davinson Sanchez
- August 24, 2017

Sanchez has developed in to one of the best young central defenders in Europe since joining Ajax from Colombian side Atletico Nacional last summer. Sanchez, a twice-capped Colombia global, was the Dutch club's Player of the Year last season, helping them to the Europa League final, but told them he wanted to join Spurs. (more...)
Jim McElwain: 3-man quarterback battle remains a race Jim McElwain: 3-man quarterback battle remains a race
- August 23, 2017

MI was under some siege last week after a public request was made for release of the Wolverines' roster. Over the weekend, Harbaugh offered some insight to all of this, saying he would finalize and publicly release Michigan's roster August 30. (more...)
Dwyane Wade, Still A Difference-Maker — NBA Sunday Dwyane Wade, Still A Difference-Maker — NBA Sunday
- August 23, 2017

Before Wade rejoins the Heat or his buddy LeBron, however, he first needs to get bought out by the Bulls. "It'd be great", Hassan Whiteside told the South Florida Sun Sentinel at a fundraiser for his Whiteside Foundation when asked about the potential of Wade returning to South Beach. (more...)
Klopp says 'everything is okay' between him and Coutinho
- August 23, 2017

Coutinho has had a transfer request rejected and has subsequently informed the club that he does not want to turn out for them again. This is said to be worth up to £138 million, with an initial £101 million potentially followed up by a further £37 million in performance-based add-ons. (more...)
Souness would 'snap Barca's hand off' for Coutinho fee
- August 23, 2017

The Spanish club are looking for replacements for Neymar , who joined Paris Saint-Germain earlier in the month, while they also consider the Liverpool midfielder a flawless long-term replacement for Andres Iniests, who is in the final year of his contract. (more...)
Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma storm into second round Kidambi Srikanth, Sameer Verma storm into second round
- August 23, 2017

It will be second round match for Jayaram. India will go into the World Badminton Championships, that begins on Monday, with a 21-member strong contingent hoping for an elusive gold in the tournament. In the second game, Saina once again opened up a 5-2 lead and had a 11-7 advantage at the interval. "The shuttle was very slow today which is why I took time to settle into the match", Praneeth told India Today after the match. (more...)
Kyle Walker-Peters pens new Tottenham deal Kyle Walker-Peters pens new Tottenham deal
- August 23, 2017

The 20-year-old is reportedly set to sign a new five-year-deal at Tottenham after his performance against Newcastle topped off a series of impressive showings in training. The sale of Kyle Walker to Manchester City in June left Walker-Peters as Tottenham's second-choice right-back and an injury to Kieran Trippier opened the door for him to make his Premier League debut in Spurs' opener against Newcastle at St James' Park on August 13, where he earned the man-of-the-match award. (more...)
WWE RAW results: Cena returns to RAW; Lesnar decimated again
- August 23, 2017

That led to a tag match with Cena and Reigns teaming up, much to the displeasure of the Brooklyn crowd who booed the pair out of the arena when they beat Miz and Joe. Banks wants Bliss to cash in her title rematch tonight, but Bliss wants to compete for the title next week instead. But at the last moment, the challenger team dominated and won the match. (more...)
Paulo Gazzaniga poses with Tottenham shirt after completing move from Southampton Paulo Gazzaniga poses with Tottenham shirt after completing move from Southampton
- August 23, 2017

Gazzaniga is Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino's second signing since the end of last season, following the arrival of Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez for a reported club record £42 million. The Argentine was midway through a four-year deal that he signed in September 2015, but he hasn't made a first-team since a 2-0 defeat to Spurs in December of the same year. (more...)
Lasith Malinga plagued by Sri Lanka's dropped catches syndrome in India series Lasith Malinga plagued by Sri Lanka's dropped catches syndrome in India series
- August 23, 2017

This series has constantly seen a downfall of the hosts' on and off the field. It was smooth sailing for the Indian batsmen where Shikhar Dhawan scored a brilliant 132 in just 90 balls. "Absolutely not. The players work as hard as anyone can ask of them", Sport24 quoted Pothas as saying. Hasranga might be dropped for the First-Class experienced Malinda Pushpakumara. (more...)
A big catch: Kerala Blasters sign former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov A big catch: Kerala Blasters sign former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov
- August 23, 2017

After a fine start to his life in London, Berbatov began to grab headlines for his performances which alerted Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson. Rene had been the first team coach at Manchester United and that tie helped him getting in the services of a number of the players like Wes Brown and experienced goalkeeper Paul Stephen Rachubka . (more...)
Slaven Bilic still fuming over Marko Arnautovic red card Slaven Bilic still fuming over Marko Arnautovic red card
- August 23, 2017

Dubbed as the "easiest" target from their shortlist, we could end up with a situation where the Serie A side go around Europe for a bit trying to get slightly better players only to fail and return for West Ham's Sakho towards the very end of the window. (more...)
England striker Rooney retires from worldwide football England striker Rooney retires from worldwide football
- August 23, 2017

I have to say, he looked free, he looked like his touch was there and his confidence was there - and obviously he's scored two goals (this season)... people might start to celebrate him a bit more. Kyle Walker reacts after receiving a second booking and being sent off by referee Robert Madley. In the last act of a frenetic game, Schneiderlin was harshly shown a second yellow card after sliding in to dispossess Aguero.The French midfielder showed his displeasure with Aguero's theatrical ... (more...)
Australia's Glenn Maxwell suffers heatstroke ahead of first Test against Bangladesh Australia's Glenn Maxwell suffers heatstroke ahead of first Test against Bangladesh
- August 23, 2017

Bangladesh have not played a single Test match against Australia since Ricky Ponting's side toured the country in 2006, six years after they were granted Test status. The board had hoped to reel in MacGill for insight into Australia's bowling attack, ahead of their first tour of Bangladesh in more than a decade. It won't be easy for the Australians, who do not enjoy a great record in Asia. (more...)
All Whiff: Aaron Judge Sets Dubious Record All Whiff: Aaron Judge Sets Dubious Record
- August 23, 2017

But after the All-Star break, things have not been so good. The New York Yankees led Detroit 11-1 when Judge was removed for a pinch-hitter. Judge has played in 34 games prior to Tuesday's matchup with the Tigers, posting a.169/.329/.355 slash line with a.684 OPS and seven homers. (more...)
Gareth Southgate likely to omit ex-captain Wayne Rooney Gareth Southgate likely to omit ex-captain Wayne Rooney
- August 23, 2017

Rooney has scored both of Everton's Premier League goals this season, following up his opening-day victor at home to Stoke with Everton's opener in Monday night's 1-1 draw at Manchester City . "And so far for us, in pre-season and in the league and in our brief European stint, he has been one of our best players and hopefully that will continue". (more...)
Wayne Rooney is under-appreciated - Gary Lineker Wayne Rooney is under-appreciated - Gary Lineker
- August 23, 2017

The 31-year-old, who was dropped from the England setup by coach Gareth Southgate in the summer, has scored two in two league games for the Toffees this season. Now I want to focus all my energies on helping them be successful. "One day the dream will come true and I look forward to being there as a fan - or in any capacity". (more...)
Napoli, Sevilla, Celtic into UCL group stage Napoli, Sevilla, Celtic into UCL group stage
- August 23, 2017

In Nice, the home side fell 0-2 to Napoli , who cruised 4-0 on aggregate, with goals coming from Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne . Celtic went through 8-4 on aggregate despite losing 4-3 to Astana in the second leg of their play-off in Kazakhstan as a second-half wobble gave their hosts hope of pulling off a miraculous recovery. (more...)
Chelsea line up Thomas Tuchel to replace Antonio Conte Chelsea line up Thomas Tuchel to replace Antonio Conte
- August 23, 2017

That comes after a report in Sport Bild that claimed Chelsea were set to make an enquiry into the highly rated manager, on the back of a frustrating summer. Current Blues boss Conte recently signed a new contract with the Premier League champions but the Daily Telegraph says there have been rumours of discord within the Stamford Bridge hierarchy and in particular his relationship with Granovskaia. (more...)
Sarri eyes Manchester United after Napoli reach Champions League groups Sarri eyes Manchester United after Napoli reach Champions League groups
- August 23, 2017

Sarri's side sealed their place in Thursday draw in Monaco after an impressive 4-0 aggregate triumph over Ligue 1 club Nice on Wednesday night, after goals from Jose Callejon and Lorenzo Insigne sealed a 2-0 win at the Allianz Riviera. Afterwards, Favre said: "I don't want to comment on Balotelli". "I'd love to play against Manchester United at Old Trafford", replied Sarri in his Press conference when asked if there was an opponent he'd pick in the August 24 draw. (more...)
6 in preseason Associated Press poll 6 in preseason Associated Press poll
- August 23, 2017

The Nittany Lions are now ranked in the Top 10 by both major polls, as USA Today placed Penn State at No. 6 in the Coaches Poll earlier this month. MI has never won a Big Ten divisional title and has not won the conference championship since 2004. (more...)
England defeats France in Women's Rugby World Cup semifinal England defeats France in Women's Rugby World Cup semifinal
- August 23, 2017

Emily Scarratt was the star when England defeated Canada to win the title three years ago and once again the centre took the spotlight with two penalties and two conversions. Winger Portia Woodman scored four of the Black Ferns' seven tries, her first a sensational solo try from a scrum 40 metres out. However, the Red Roses' white wall was unbreakable and when they finally lifted the siege, the psychological victory was probably as important as keeping the French scoreless. (more...)
White Sox hold off Twins in opener of doubleheader White Sox hold off Twins in opener of doubleheader
- August 23, 2017

During the second game of the Twins-Sox doubleheader on Monday night, a foul ball was hit down the left-field line and landed in the stands. Giolito's Sox debut is among the most anticipated of the season after second baseman Yoan Moncada and right-hander Reynaldo Lopez . (more...)
Barcelona confirms hacking after Di Maria 'announcement' Barcelona confirms hacking after Di Maria 'announcement'
- August 23, 2017

The tweet continuously disappeared and then reappeared on Barcelona's timeline over the course of the next hour as the club tried to regain control of their account from the hackers. The group also attempted to get the hashtag #FCBHack trending on the Twitter. OurMine.com claims to be a social media security agency for corporations and if this hack is anything to go by, they clearly know what they're doing. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Claims Conor McGregor Isn't Going To Make Weight Floyd Mayweather Claims Conor McGregor Isn't Going To Make Weight
- August 23, 2017

Retired former two-weight boxing titlist Malignaggi left the McGregor camp under well-documented acrimonious circumstances earlier in the month and has been slinging vitriol in the SBG Ireland fighter's direction ever since. "I wouldn't be surprised if I go out there and flatten him in the first exchange, I don't see him lasting two rounds in these 8-ounce gloves", he said. (more...)