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Former Tour de France victor Jan Ullrich arrested for 'attacking prostitute' Former Tour de France victor Jan Ullrich arrested for 'attacking prostitute'
- August 10, 2018

She said Ullrich was under the influence of drugs and alcohol and could be charged with "assault or attempted murder". Police spokesperson Carina Lerch said the retired German cyclist was arrested after police were called to the hotel. He competed in cycling during the controversial period dominated by drugs cheat Lance Armstrong and finished second in the Tour de France five times. (more...)
'Bright future' for Force India with takeover deal agreed 'Bright future' for Force India with takeover deal agreed
- August 10, 2018

Frenchman Esteban Ocon and Mexico's Sergio Perez are now the Force India drivers, although the arrival of Lawrence Stroll could open the door for a move from struggling Williams for his son. "I also would like to thank Vijay [Mallya], the Sahara Group and the Mol family for all of their support and taking the team as far as their circumstances would allow". (more...)
Cardiff City make move for Bournemouth's Harry Arter Cardiff City make move for Bournemouth's Harry Arter
- August 10, 2018

That was the latest this morning but it soon transpired that Cardiff would be the likely destination once personal terms could be agreed and a medical passed. With all that we've achieved it would be sad if there was. "I have always loved the Premier League style of football and am very happy to have this opportunity". (more...)
Patriots to adjust Brady's contract with added incentives Patriots to adjust Brady's contract with added incentives
- August 10, 2018

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did not play in New England's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins because he is dealing with a sore back, the Boston Globe's Jim McBride reported late Thursday evening. Brady, the reigning NFL MVP, is signed through the 2019 season. In the last several years, quarterback Tom Brady has been willing to take a pay cut with his contract for the betterment of the team to help bring in more talent to the team. (more...)
Wigan in discussions to sign Rangers midfielder Josh Windass, say Sky sources Wigan in discussions to sign Rangers midfielder Josh Windass, say Sky sources
- August 10, 2018

The 24-year-old returns to England after two years north of the border, moving to Ibrox from Accrington Stanley in the summer of 2016 after having agreed a pre-contract in January. His official debut was against Motherwell in the Scottish League Cup on 16 July and his first goal for the club came against Lowland Football League side East Stirlingshire six days later. (more...)
Man Utd open Chelsea talks for Zouma Man Utd open Chelsea talks for Zouma
- August 10, 2018

Zouma arrived at Chelsea in 2014, with a lot of excitement around his talent. However, a ruptured knee ligament suffered in 2016 slowed down his progress considerably and he now appears to have no future at Stamford Bridge. Manchester United have thus, opened negotiations with their rivals over a possible move for the 23-year-old, although the Blues are unwilling to sell to a direct rival. (more...)
Everton fans reach on Twitter to brilliant deadline day Everton fans reach on Twitter to brilliant deadline day
- August 10, 2018

Mina had been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United following an impressive 2018 World Cup with Colombia , but Everton secured his signature. Everton have signed Portugal global Andre Gomes on a season-long loan from Barcelona . "Every discussion we've had was very important in making me feel his confidence about my game". (more...)
Manchester United wanted to pay £100m plus for Rafael Varane Manchester United wanted to pay £100m plus for Rafael Varane
- August 10, 2018

Leicester have finally cashed in on Riyad Mahrez but they've shown characteristic resolve to rebuff United's interest in Harry Maguire . Manchester United's transfer window closed with a whimper today. "I said that during pre-season - it looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, it looked like I was saying something insane - but I repeat, pre-season is hard when you don't have your players to work with". (more...)
Ohio State Fans Hold Cringeworthy Rally For Urban Meyer Ohio State Fans Hold Cringeworthy Rally For Urban Meyer
- August 10, 2018

Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday after the ex-wife of former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith said in an interview she had been in repeated contact in 2015 with Meyer's wife regarding alleged abuse by her then-husband. (more...)
Dana White Addresses Conor McGregor’s UFC Ownership Demands Dana White Addresses Conor McGregor’s UFC Ownership Demands
- August 10, 2018

While some may have assumed White would grow dollar signs in his eyes while gushing about the potential to promote St-Pierre facing off with either an undefeated Nurmagomedov or the company's biggest star in McGregor, he instead seemed as annoyed as some fans are at St-Pierre's history of gathering titles only to relinquish them. (more...)
Dolphins, Eagles players protest during national anthem Dolphins, Eagles players protest during national anthem
- August 10, 2018

Francis raised his fist at the end of the anthem, NJ.com reported . Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett, a frequent protestor past year when he played for the Seattle Seahawks, walked out of the tunnel as the anthem played. It sparked a national discussion about patriotism, and drew sharp vitriol from President Trump, who condemned those who kneeled as disrespectful to America. (more...)
Usain Bolt to train with Australian soccer side Central Coast Mariners Usain Bolt to train with Australian soccer side Central Coast Mariners
- August 10, 2018

In quotes on the team's website, Bolt said: "I am very excited about coming to Australia and would like to thank the owner and management of the Central Coast Mariners for giving me this opportunity". Bolt, 31, retired from athletics previous year following a career that featured the 100m world record and eight Olympic gold medals. "I'm looking forward to the opportunities to prove that with hard work anything is possible". (more...)
Jordan Ayew Completes Loan Switch To Crystal Palace Jordan Ayew Completes Loan Switch To Crystal Palace
- August 10, 2018

The Eagles announced the deal on their official website nearly two hours after the transfer window closed, with the Ghana global becoming their fourth signing of the window. However, no one has come close to meeting Palace's £70million evaluation so far. "Its a step up for me and Im ready for the challenge and to get to where I think I can get to". (more...)
Mourinho snappy over Man Utd tactical questions: This isn't Championship Manager!
- August 10, 2018

Mourinho has had to work with a depleted squad on the back of the 2018 World Cup, while making only minor tweaks in his recruitment drive , with Scholes conceding that a proven performer now finds himself in "a hard position". Ahead of working on that United/Leicester game, Gary Neville spent his afternoon in Dublin promoting Cadbury's status as the Premier League's official snack partner. (more...)
Leonardo: AC Milan can’t afford Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic Leonardo: AC Milan can’t afford Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
- August 10, 2018

Additional reporting from Joe also notes that Manchester United were linked with Milinkovic-Savic at various points this summer, though this speculation has died down somewhat of late, perhaps due to the signing of Fred in midfield and the strong form of youngster Andreas Pereira in pre-season since returning from loan. (more...)
Dez Bryant says he’s coming to Cleveland to visit the Browns Dez Bryant says he’s coming to Cleveland to visit the Browns
- August 10, 2018

On rookie WR Michael Gallup . " He won't return any phone calls ", Dorsey said , per Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer. General manager John Dorsey said Cleveland will bring in a mix of veteran and young pass-catchers following a period of personnel shake-ups within the room. (more...)
Liverpool 3 Torino 1: Firmino, Wijnaldum and Sturridge on target for Reds Liverpool 3 Torino 1: Firmino, Wijnaldum and Sturridge on target for Reds
- August 10, 2018

Brazil's number one, who impressed with his performances at the World Cup finals in Russian Federation, will take over the gloves from Loris Karius, who made two mistakes in the Reds' Champions League final defeat. If he isn't fit, Jürgen Klopp could hand Jordan Henderson a start despite only returning to training on Sunday last week. Goals were clearly not a problem for Liverpool last season and while Salah, Mane and Firmino will lead the charge once again, Daniel Sturridge appears to ... (more...)
Browns kick off preseason against Giants Browns kick off preseason against Giants
- August 10, 2018

If Landry had his way, he and Beckham would be teammates. "We've had talks", Landry said, "but at the end of the day, I want him to be happy". "If things like that are able to happen and the team can make it happen, then why not?" Rashard Higgins was Baker Mayfield's favorite target over the first week or so of camp, but the trade of Corey Coleman bumped Higgins up to nearly full-time duty. (more...)
Andre Gomes: 'Marco Silva key in Everton switch'
- August 10, 2018

Silva has been desperate to bolster Everton's defence all summer and had been linked with a number of targets, such as Manchester United's Marcus Rojo and Newcastle's Jamaal Lascelles, but Mina was his top target. 'That's really why I made the choice - because of the confidence both the manager and the club showed in me'. There was a predictably frantic conclusion to the last hours of business, the Premier League waiting to register ten players after the 5pm deadline, deal sheets ... (more...)
Brian France Takes Leave Of Absence Following DUI, Drug Possession Charges Brian France Takes Leave Of Absence Following DUI, Drug Possession Charges
- August 10, 2018

Effective immediately, NASCAR Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President Jim France has assumed the role of interim chairman and chief executive officer . NASCAR doesn't comment on its ownership structure, but Jim France and his niece, Lesa France Kennedy (Brian's sister), are the co-owners of the sanctioning body, according to available public documents and sources. (more...)
WF coach charged with assault in connection to death WF coach charged with assault in connection to death
- August 10, 2018

Jones has been charged after he reportedly punched a man Sunday on a Long Island City street. He was rushed to a local hospital, but died two days later. When the man allegedly banged on Jones' auto, the second-year Wake Forest coach reportedly punched him. "We have just been made aware of this matter and we are gathering information", Wake Forest said in a statement released Thursday evening. (more...)
Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated
- August 10, 2018

Kelvin Benjamin just brushed off Cam Newton like a defensive back. leaving Cam hanging on a high five and exchanging heated words with the QB - and it's all on video. He called the team a "bad fit from the get-go". I don't know, man ... I should've never went to Carolina . Any other accurate quarterback like Rodgers or Eli Manning or Big Ben - anybody! - quarterbacks with knowledge, that know how to place a ball and give you a better chance to catch the ball. (more...)
Horner: Daniel didn't want to play support to Max Horner: Daniel didn't want to play support to Max
- August 10, 2018

However, Horner said he respected Ricciardo's wish to "have a leading role, perhaps in a smaller environment". "I think Daniel decided after a long flight to America, he decided he wanted a change". "He's tended to cause a bit of chaos wherever he's gone". " We gave Daniel everything he wanted and asked for and it still wasn't enough ". Gasly, 22, says he isn't anxious that if he goes to Red Bull too soon, he could end up like Daniil Kvyat without a seat at all. (more...)
Stephen Curry: Donald Trump's LeBron James Tweet Racist Stephen Curry: Donald Trump's LeBron James Tweet Racist
- August 10, 2018

Created by Rebecca G. of The Care2 Community project, the petition was launched a week after James opened a new elementary facility in OH called "I Promise School" for at-risk youngsters from under-privileged backgrounds. Betsy DeVos was hired without ever setting foot in a public school - and she's taken every opportunity to work against the interests of the children, teachers, and families she has pledged to serve. (more...)
British Open sends the wrong Tommy Fleetwood large sum of prize money British Open sends the wrong Tommy Fleetwood large sum of prize money
- August 10, 2018

Golf Digest have confirmed that this situation, is, in fact, true and to his huge credit, Fleetwood is laughing the whole thing off. Upon discovering the temporary windfall, the current caddy called his bank the query the transaction. However, Fleetwood didn't immediately receive that money because, well, another man named Thomas Fleetwood did. Hs is now preparing to play at this week's USPGA Championship at Bellerive in Missouri. (more...)

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