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Jose reacts to win over Leicester
- August 11, 2018

Sources have told ESPN FC that Barcelona and Juventus are both interested in signing the midfielder after Mourinho claimed the £89 million man had played well for France during the World Cup because he was fully focused on his football. (more...)
Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me' Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me'
- August 11, 2018

United start the Premier League season at home to Leicester City on Friday and Mourinho took the opportunity at his pre-match news conference to take a swipe at what he views as fatalistic commentary on his reign from the media, in contrast with praise awarded to unnamed counterparts who fail to lift major honours. (more...)
Lance Armstrong shares bloody selfie after bike crash Lance Armstrong shares bloody selfie after bike crash
- August 11, 2018

Mountain biking is so damn fun . It's not clear what caused the 7-time Tour de France champion to wipe out. Lance Armstrong took a nasty tumble, proving that Mother Nature is as tough as ever. "Took quite the blow to the noggin' so swung by the Aspen Valley Hospital (great facility!) to get my head checked", he also said in his message". In his post he also thanked the medical staff who treated him and added that he made a decision to get checked out at hospital as at 46 years old, he is ... (more...)
Usmanov confirms sale of Arsenal shares to Kroenke Usmanov confirms sale of Arsenal shares to Kroenke
- August 11, 2018

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has failed in his bid to purchase English Premier League football club, Arsenal . Usmanov publicly questioned the lack of investment in the squad as he was shut out of any decision-making by Kroenke, who also owns Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids. (more...)
Chris Sale scheduled to start on Sunday Chris Sale scheduled to start on Sunday
- August 11, 2018

The Blue Jays (51-60) have won 3 of 4 and, being 27 games behind the Red Sox , are playing for a matter of pride and a shot at.500 for the season. Boston got just two hits over seven innings against starter Marcus Stroman . Moreland hit an RBI fielders choice to cut Toronto's lead to 3-2 in the top of the eighth. Boston scored an unearned run in the fourth. The Jays pulled within one in the home half of the eighth on a RBI double by Maile, but Barnes was able to strand the tying run ... (more...)
Henrik Zetterberg’s health ‘a bit of an unknown — Red Wings GM Henrik Zetterberg’s health ‘a bit of an unknown — Red Wings GM
- August 11, 2018

Holland also mentioned Friday that Zetterberg didn't practice at all at the end of the season, and said his off-season training hasn't gone well either. His salary falls to $3.5 million in 2018-19 and to $1 million each of the two seasons after that. If the veteran forward is unable to play, Holland may be looking to place him on long-term injured reserve to clear more cap space. (more...)
Bjorn wants to 'see something' from Garcia before Ryder Cup Bjorn wants to 'see something' from Garcia before Ryder Cup
- August 11, 2018

This may help explain why Woods' has a starkly different Ryder Cup record in the three formats used in the competition. Woods was an obvious choice to do it again, and this was prior to him playing a single PGA Tour event in his comeback from back surgery. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi to leave Chelsea and join Valencia on loan Michy Batshuayi to leave Chelsea and join Valencia on loan
- August 11, 2018

Whilst a striker did not arrive despite concerns about Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud's ability to lead the front-line, Sarri has seen it fit to allow Belgium worldwide Michy Batshuayi to join La Liga side Valencia on a season-long loan. (more...)
National Football League investigating deflated ball in Steelers game National Football League investigating deflated ball in Steelers game
- August 11, 2018

Perhaps the Steelers will be sentenced to play an extra preseason game? Howard Eskin, an Eagles sideline reporter for 94 WIP in Philly, first reported the story , comparing the "very" deflated football to a "marshmallow". In case you needed another reason not to pay attention to National Football League preseason, we now have Deflategate 2.0. After a lengthy investigation, the NFL ruled that the Patriots had used a deflated football and came down hard on the team and Brady. (more...)
Gerrard hits out at Darren Moore following Tavernier interest Gerrard hits out at Darren Moore following Tavernier interest
- August 11, 2018

Rangers , however, will have to avoid a stumble in Slovenia after giving up an away goal in the shape of Mitja Viler's 40th-minute equaliser. Tavernier converted from the spot minutes after the break and Coulibaly headed home what could prove to be a decisive third in the closing stages. (more...)
Ford unveils new NASCAR Mustang Ford unveils new NASCAR Mustang
- August 11, 2018

The Mustang will also join Australia's Supercars series in 2019 . While the Mustang has competed in several racing series, including the SCCA, Trans-Am, IMSA, NHRA, Formula Drift and NASCAR Xfinity (since 2011), this will be the first time for Mustang in the Cup Series. (more...)
Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Fumes Over Douglas Luiz Work Permit Rejection Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola Fumes Over Douglas Luiz Work Permit Rejection
- August 11, 2018

He has the quality and ability but I accept the rules, even though I don't understand it. The authorities denied Luiz a work permit because he has not played 30 per cent of Brazil's matches in the last two years and they do not consider him to be an exceptional talent who will eventually go on to represent his country on a regular basis. (more...)
Lionel Messi named Barcelona captain for 2018/19 season Lionel Messi named Barcelona captain for 2018/19 season
- August 11, 2018

Messi, Barca's all-time top goalscorer, has been a vice-captain since 2015. Lionel Messi has been named as Barcelona's new captain for the 2018/19 season. Gerard Piqué becomes one of the quartet of captains, third in line, just before the 10th anniversary of his debut for the first team. And with silverware having again evaded his grasp at worldwide level during the World Cup, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor will be keen to be lifting more trophies over the next 12 months. (more...)
Michael Owen warns Man United trio about ‘defining season’ at Old Trafford Michael Owen warns Man United trio about ‘defining season’ at Old Trafford
- August 10, 2018

But Mourinho now says he is focusing on the players already at his disposal. "I will focus on the players that are available, so I am not even thinking about that list of injured players I gave you, (Nemanja) Matic, (Antonio) Valencia and so on". (more...)
Kentucky gets five-star small forward for 2019 Kentucky gets five-star small forward for 2019
- August 10, 2018

A great grab for Kentucky's 2019 recruiting haul, Whitney's commitment helps offset the loss of four-star wing D.J. Jeffries - who reopened his recruitment last week. Whitney joins 5-star combo guard Tyrese Maxey and 4-star small forward Dontaie Allen in next year's class for the Wildcats. The decision came just three days after Whitney's official visit to Lexington. (more...)
Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes reveals reason for loan move Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes reveals reason for loan move
- August 10, 2018

Everton have completed the signing of Barcelona defender Yerry Mina , who was also being targeted by Manchester United for a move this summer. 'I know about Everton's players and I look forward to being able to play with my new team. (more...)
House of Fraser chain goes into administration House of Fraser chain goes into administration
- August 10, 2018

Later this morning, Sports Direct boss and Newcastle United owner, Mike Ashley , stepped in to buy the ailing department store. House of Fraser has gone into administration and been rescued at a knock-down price by the Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley . (more...)
Unai Emery: 'Danny Welbeck staying at Arsenal' Unai Emery: 'Danny Welbeck staying at Arsenal'
- August 10, 2018

New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery will be hoping Aaron Ramsey is fit for his first game in charge as Premier League champions Manchester City visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. "We want to give him confidence", Emery said. "Last season we were so happy so why not try it again?" To say it here is easier than doing it on the pitch. (more...)
Magic To Host Bulls & Jazz In Mexico City This December
- August 10, 2018

The games that the Magic play in Mexico City will be considered home games, which means the team will only be playing 39 games inside Orlando's Amway Center this season. Season ticket holders will be reimbursed the price of those two games. The Bulls have played in London and Brazil, but not Mexico. We can now include a more extensive relationship with Mexico. (more...)
Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR's downturn Sabates thinks France unfairly blamed for NASCAR's downturn
- August 10, 2018

The arrest comes at a time NASCAR is desperately trying to stop a slide in popularity. Regardless of his role in NASCAR going forward, it's important that he's healthy and that he takes care of himself. So it is basically business as usual for NASCAR , and that's exactly the way it should be, said longtime France family adversary Bruton Smith. Kevin Harvick also offered his best wishes to Brian France . (more...)
Courtney Smith’s mom doesn’t believe Zach Smith ‘intentionally abused her’ Courtney Smith’s mom doesn’t believe Zach Smith ‘intentionally abused her’
- August 10, 2018

Meyer released a statement last Friday denying that he knew of the alleged 2015 incident, when Smith was accused of shoving his wife against the wall with his hands around her neck. Zach Smith was sacked at the end of July when college football reporter Brett McMurphy brought the allegations to light. At Big Ten Media Day last week, Meyer said he would have fired Smith, who was let go last month, three years ago if he had known of the accusations. (more...)
Ben Stokes trial: Cricketer admits throwing 'multiple punches' during brawl
- August 10, 2018

The cricketer said he consumed about three or four pints of lager and five or six vodka and lemonades on the evening. But, he maintained Mr Ali and Mr Hale made homophobic comments outside the club in the Clifton triangle area of Bristol during the early hours of 25 September previous year. (more...)
Southampton lead race to sign Liverpool striker Danny Ings Southampton lead race to sign Liverpool striker Danny Ings
- August 10, 2018

Liverpool FC have invested significantly in their squad in the summer transfer window ahead of a potential title push in the 2018-19 Premier League season. Honestly, if you could bottle character and spirit, his would sell worldwide - he is so incredibly positive and full of energy. Southampton manager Mark Hughes thinks the Danny Ings signing is a "win-win" for all parties. (more...)
Betts homers to complete the cycle Betts homers to complete the cycle
- August 10, 2018

Toronto then surged in front 3-2 in the second after Boston third baseman Eduardo Nunez flubbed an easy grounder off the bat of Kevin Pillar for an error that allowed Russell Martin to scamper home from third. Martinez smoked his major league leading 35th home run. He also recorded two strikeouts. The Blue Jays tied it later in the inning. Smoak would finish the game with three hits and two RBIs. (more...)
Klopp: We are the Rocky to City's Drago Klopp: We are the Rocky to City's Drago
- August 10, 2018

Klopp used an analogy from the film 'Rocky IV, ' where heavyweight boxer Balboa takes down the favourite Drago, to describe Liverpool's task ahead in the upcoming campaign. At the end, I'm pretty sure we have a fantastic football team on the pitch and hopefully I have to make a few decisions. "Maybe there was some interest or a conversation but it's not a case of Monaco not letting me go to Manchester United or denying me the move, nothing ever really materialised". (more...)

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