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Muguruza withdraws from San Jose event — WTA roundup
- August 04, 2018

Muguruza hopes to return and see her fans in 2019. It would be gutting for her if she missed out on the final grand slam of the year. Twelve months ago, both players were ranked well outside Top 100, but their journeys took different and unexpected destinations. (more...)
French tennis player Paire fined $16,500 for racket tantrum French tennis player Paire fined $16,500 for racket tantrum
- August 04, 2018

For good measure, he smashed a third racquet after losing match point and was heartily booed off court by the Washington crowd. Babolat may be wanting a word with Benoit Paire after his histrionics. Soon enough, without much resistance from Paire, Baghdatis completed his win. A ball boy attempted to appease the angered player by offering a towel but Paire had well and truly seen red by this point and walked towards his bench, exchanging a friendly slap of hands with Baghdatis before ... (more...)
Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek willing to move overseas this month
- August 04, 2018

However, the Brazilian was handed a lifeline following the appointment of Sarri earlier this summer. Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is ready to leave England on loan if he is not given adequate assurances over his playing time next season by new manager Maurizio Sarri , reports claim. (more...)
Change of shirt number for Morata in honour of twins' birth
- August 04, 2018

Sarri's comments didn't stop Chelsea fans from calling for a new number nine. In hindsight, perhaps not the smartest move as the likes of Radamel Falcao and Fernando Torres have endured disastrous seasons wearing the iconic number, but Morata's reason for the change ahead of the 2018/19 season goes way deeper than some curse. (more...)
Azarenka eases into San Jose quarters Azarenka eases into San Jose quarters
- August 04, 2018

The Spaniard praised the superior facilities in San Jose , especially the courts. The Silicon Valley Classic is her first tournament since losing in the second round at Wimbledon. Former world number one Azarenka defeated Kateryna Bondarenko in three sets in the first round. It's her second quarterfinal since her comeback after making the semifinals in Miami. (more...)
Murray upsets Edmund in Washington — ATP roundup Murray upsets Edmund in Washington — ATP roundup
- August 04, 2018

Today, I was able to defend and dig up a few more shots and that made a big difference". World number three Zverev defeated Tunisia's Malek Jaziri 6-2, 6-1, to send the 21-year-old German top seed into his first ATP match against 30-year-old Mischa Zverev, the 15th seed who beat American Tim Smyczek 6-2, 7-6 (9/7). (more...)
Sead Kolasinac delivers cruel injury blow to Arsenal on eve of season Sead Kolasinac delivers cruel injury blow to Arsenal on eve of season
- August 04, 2018

The left-back has impressed during pre-season and had been expected to start the season there under Unai Emery. However, Arsenal have confirmed the 25-year-old is out for at least two months. The prognosis on Ramsey was more positive after he sat out the Chelsea game with a calf problem. The Wales worldwide midfielder is now a doubt for new Arsenal boss Unai Emery's opening Premier League game against Manchester City on August 12, live on Sky Sports Premier League . (more...)
Sloane Stephens gets hardcourt campaign off to winning start Sloane Stephens gets hardcourt campaign off to winning start
- August 04, 2018

The third ranked Stephens is the top remaining seed in the draw after world number two Caroline Wozniacki withdrew earlier on Tuesday with a right leg injury. "I enjoy being on hard court, so hopefully some things will connect in the next few weeks leading into the U.S. Open", Stephens said. "She just played better than me". (more...)
Donald Trump Implies LeBron James is Stupid After CNN Interview (TWEET) Donald Trump Implies LeBron James is Stupid After CNN Interview (TWEET)
- August 04, 2018

It's unclear what Mike he was referring to. The Commander-in-chief was referring to an interview on Monday in which the National Basketball Association legend opened up to Lemon about how he felt Trump had used sport to exacerbate U.S. James has been outspoken in his dislike for Trump in the past. Where does the aggression towards LeBron come from? The school opened with a group of third- and fourth-graders, but will expand to serve first through eighth grades by 2022. (more...)
Mario Ledesma named new Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma named new Argentina head coach
- August 04, 2018

Ledesma replaces Daniel Hourcade, who resigned in June after back to back losses at home to Wales left his side with just two wins in 17 games. Hourcade guided the Pumas to the 2015 Rugby World Cup semi-finals in England but, since then, the team have won six Tests and lost 22. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of Washington, Toronto tournaments Andy Murray pulls out of Washington, Toronto tournaments
- August 04, 2018

He's scheduled to face 19-year-old Alex de Minaur of Australia in the quarterfinals Friday night. Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray withdrew from the ATP Washington Open on Friday, citing fatigue after a 3 am finish that left him crying into a towel. (more...)
Kohli or bust as England seek Kohli or bust as England seek "something special"
- August 04, 2018

India , who have never won at Edgbaston in six Tests - five losses - are chasing their first series win in England since 2007. "We'll go to bed dreaming about getting Kohli out first thing", said Anderson. Kohli, whose superb first-innings 149 was the star batsman's maiden Test century in England , was 43 not out and Dinesh Karthik unbeaten on 18. Thanks to Kohli, India were eventually dismissed for 274 - for a first-innings deficit of 13 runs - having been 3-59, 5-100 and 7-169 ... (more...)
Johnny Manziel will start for CFL’s Montreal Alouettes on Friday Johnny Manziel will start for CFL’s Montreal Alouettes on Friday
- August 04, 2018

Former Green Bay Packers coach and current Alouettes coach Mike Sherman announced on Tuesday via TSN that the former Texas A&M star would get a chance to lead the team. If more fans show up and more eyes are on the TV, it doesn't matter if you don't care as long as others do. The game between the Alouettes and the Tiger-Cats will kick off at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Andy Murray in tears as match ends at 3am Andy Murray in tears as match ends at 3am
- August 04, 2018

The weather issues that have plagued Washington's Citi Open in the USA all week reached their nadir in the early morning hours Friday (local time) when Andy Murray sobbed into his towel after an emotional match that ended just after 3am then said he would consider "potentially" withdrawing from the tournament. (more...)
West Ham sign Portuguese starlet star Xande Silva West Ham sign Portuguese starlet star Xande Silva
- August 04, 2018

This is a new experience for me, out of Portugal. West Ham have sent a delegation to Portugal to tie up deals for Porto pair Moussa Marega and Yacine Brahimi and Benfica's teenage sensation Joao Felix, as well as set up a working partnership with both clubs, sources have told ESPN FC. (more...)
Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response
- August 04, 2018

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said Friday he followed proper reporting protocols regarding domestic violence allegations against an assistant coach in 2015. At issue are domestic abuse allegations leveled against former OSU assistant wide receivers coach Zach Smith , whose ex-wife Courtney accused of engaging in a years-long pattern of physical abuse leading up to, and on the night of, their separation in October 2015. (more...)
MGM inks 2 deals targeting sports betting market, including in Iowa MGM inks 2 deals targeting sports betting market, including in Iowa
- August 04, 2018

The NBA has become the first major US sports league to partner with a sportsbook operator as legal wagering begins to expand into new states. Nevada is the only state that offers mobile sports-betting apps, although they're expected in New Jersey in August. (more...)
Toby Alderweireld 'only keen on Manchester United move'
- August 04, 2018

Despite starting just 20 matches last season, the former Southampton loanee, who arrived at White Hart Lane from Atletico Madrid in July 2015 for around £11.5m, is still widely regarded as one of the best defenders in the English top flight when fit. (more...)
Bayern star set for shock Barcelona move Bayern star set for shock Barcelona move
- August 04, 2018

According to Sky Sport Italia , Vidal's move to Barca is "a step away" while Catalan outlet Sport claim the Blaugrana have "a verbal agreement" with the 31-year-old midfielder. But they turned to Vidal after being unable to prise the France global away from the Ligue 1 champions. He becomes Barca's fourth major signing of the transfer window , following Arthur, Bordeaux winger Malcom and Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet to Catalonia. (more...)
AC Milan signing Higuain: Only Sarri wanted me at Chelsea AC Milan signing Higuain: Only Sarri wanted me at Chelsea
- August 03, 2018

For Sarri's Chelsea, only one summer signing has been made thus far with Jorginho arriving from Napoli in a deal worth around £57million. Speaking about Chelsea's approach at his unveiling, Higuain explained to Italian reporters at AC Milan on Friday afternoon, "I have huge respect for Sarri, but he was the only one who wanted me at Chelsea". (more...)
Paul O'Connell joins coaching team at Top14 side Stade Francais Paul O'Connell joins coaching team at Top14 side Stade Francais
- August 03, 2018

The move will also see him link up with fellow Young Munster man Mike Prendergast, who recently joined the club as their new backs and attack coach . O'Connell will move to Paris in the coming weeks and is expected to begin work as soon as is possible. Stade Francais have teased O'Connell's arrival with this video. (more...)
Tiger Woods barely keeps pace at Firestone Tiger Woods barely keeps pace at Firestone
- August 03, 2018

Tiger Woods tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament at Firestone Country Club on August 2, 2018. "It's a Ryder Cup year", he said. "I didn't really have it", he said. He'll have to keep playing good golf to hold off a bevy of talented chasers. (more...)
Joe Hart set for Burnley medical ahead of £4m move Joe Hart set for Burnley medical ahead of £4m move
- August 03, 2018

Burnley already have two English goalkeepers, Tom Heaton and Nick Pope, although both are struggling for fitness right now, so Hart could see himself chucked straight into the starting XI for their opening day fixture against Southampton. Former Manchester United keeper Anders Lindegaard played in the second leg victory over Aberdeen at Turf Moor on Thursday. Hart is desperate to play regularly this season with ambitions to work his way back into the England fold, but Dyche will have five ... (more...)
Guardiola: I'm going to learn a lot from Maurizio Sarri Guardiola: I'm going to learn a lot from Maurizio Sarri
- August 03, 2018

Now from Monday we'll be all together. "This season is going to be unbelievable because you are the man". With the transfer window set to close in less than a week, the pair are running out of time if they're looking to seal moves away. (more...)
USA clinches Tournament of Nations with 4-1 win over Brazil USA clinches Tournament of Nations with 4-1 win over Brazil
- August 03, 2018

Alex Morgan's unmarked tap-in of a Megan Rapinoe free kick not only put the US ahead 4-1 in the 77th minute, but it assured the Americans the title based on a better goal differential than defending champion Australia (plus-5 to plus-4). The lead was doubled just eight minutes later on-you guessed it-a first-time finish from Tobin Heath into the bottom left corner. As of now, the USWNT is first in the Tournament of Nations, leading Australia by a goal at 1-0-1. (more...)

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