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Simona Halep defeats Caroline Garcia to reach semi-final in Montreal
- August 12, 2018

However, the Aussie pulled closer to the Romanian with her first, and lone, break of serve in the sixth game, and held serve for the duration of the set to stay in touch. Meanwhile, US Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the semifinals, beating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2 6-2. "When you're playing good matches in big tournaments like this, I don't think it's peaking too soon". (more...)
Pogba leads Manchester United to winning Premier League start Pogba leads Manchester United to winning Premier League start
- August 12, 2018

I had my plans for many months and I find myself with the market closed in a situation I did not think I would be in. "We have brought in great managers without a doubt but let's take Mourinho for example". Charlie Nicholas has ruled out Jose Mourinho lasting the season at Manchester United . "They finished second which was great, but not winning anything at Man United is a major disappointment". (more...)
Gerard Pique confirms Spain retirement...despite approach from former coach Luis Enrique Gerard Pique confirms Spain retirement...despite approach from former coach Luis Enrique
- August 12, 2018

And despite the presence of former Barca boss Luis Enrique on the Spain bench , Pique has chose to call it a day. "I told him that the decision was already made", Pique said ahead of Sunday's Spanish Super Cup tie against Sevilla. Pique declared his intention to quit worldwide football after the 2018 World Cup following a World Cup qualifier against Albania in October 2016, saying he was exhausted of repeated criticism from supporters and the media, and that he wished "to be left in peace". (more...)
Wales stopped being bullied the moment Shaun Edwards arrived - that's his legacy Wales stopped being bullied the moment Shaun Edwards arrived - that's his legacy
- August 12, 2018

Wigan Warriors have had a turbulent day but some good news has been announced with the future of the clubs Head Coaching role cleared up once and for all. Executive Director, Kris Radlinski: "Shaun Edwards is one the sport's most respected coaches and personalities who will bring with him a wealth of experience to Wigan Warriors". (more...)
England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook
- August 11, 2018

Pujara and Kohli were involved in a run out which led to Pujara's wicket and turned the match in England's favour. In the second test match between England vs India at Lord's cricket stadium in London , Virat Kohli and company will look forward to bounce back on track. (more...)
Shanahan provides updates on 49ers injuries in first preseason game Shanahan provides updates on 49ers injuries in first preseason game
- August 11, 2018

Starting outside linebacker Eli Harold injured his lower leg. Starting tight end George Kittle and backup running back Matt Breida injured their shoulders. He's considered week-to-week, and wasn't ruled out for a Week 3 return. Injuries are never good news, but the 49ers have to feel good about where they are after seeing so many key players go down early in the first preseason contest. (more...)
Changes coming to college basketball
- August 11, 2018

Among the rule changes announced by the NCAA were: 1) allowing players who participate in the NBA's draft combine to return to college if they go undrafted, so long as the NBA makes the "expected rule change" of disallowing players who enter the draft from becoming eligible until the end of their next college season; and 2) granting high school basketball recruits permission to sign with agents on July 1 entering their senior years, so long as they are "identified as an elite prospect ... (more...)
Day, Scott in mix at PGA as play suspended Day, Scott in mix at PGA as play suspended
- August 11, 2018

He started the back nine double bogey-bogey to stand 4-over when the storm struck. Finau and Hocknull will resume their rounds at 6 a.m. MT, weather permitting. "But it was a big thing for me to hole than and go on to make a couple of birdies from there". I thought I had made it. Kisner, who also began off the 10th tee, sank a six-foot birdie putt at the seventh to reach 7-under. (more...)
Li withdraws from PGA Championship due to wrist injury
- August 11, 2018

Woodland added a 66 to his opening 64 to complete 36 holes at 130, the lowest total in the championship's 100 years and bettering the mark of 131, which had been shot nine times. "I've been so in the zone, you don't know where you are". Said Kisner: "Got to listen to all of the KU/Missouri banter all day with Gary, I didn't know that was such a rivalry". (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose keen on Paris Saint-Germain loan move?
- August 11, 2018

PSG are on the lookout for a new first-choice left back after selling Yuri Berchiche to Athletic Bilbao and the 28-year-old England worldwide fits the bill. The England worldwide is being offered the chance to resurrect his career at the second placed Bundesliga side from last season, with the Germany club aiming to compete with any English club who come in for the full-back ahead of the transfer deadline on Thursday. (more...)
Kurt Zouma close to signing for Everton on loan Kurt Zouma close to signing for Everton on loan
- August 11, 2018

And now they are trying to push through an agreement to sign Zouma on a season-long loan deal and have submitted a deal sheet with the Premier League to get more time to complete the move. But, the Manchester United boss has only been met with disappointment in his bid to sign a centre-back, the latest coming in the form of Diego Godin's reported rejection . (more...)
Cam Jordan calls Donald Trump a 'Goober' for anthem tweets Cam Jordan calls Donald Trump a 'Goober' for anthem tweets
- August 11, 2018

In a separate protest, Philadelphia Eagles players Malcolm Jenkins and De'Vante Bausby raised their fists during the playing of the song before their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. No Saints players had any form of noticeable protest during the anthem at the team's preseason opener in Jacksonville Thursday night. "Guy who won the presidential election", said the Tweet, which cited the Trump Tweet. (more...)
Arsenal defender Callum Chambers has been loaned to Fulham Arsenal defender Callum Chambers has been loaned to Fulham
- August 11, 2018

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery , who believes Chambers has a bright future at Arsenal , said: "We all believe this loan at Fulham will be an important part of his development and wish him a successful season". Serbia striker Aleksdandr Mitrovic, goalkeeper Fabri , German World Cup-winner Andre Schurrle and former Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri have all also joined Fulham in the close season. (more...)
Paul Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener against Leicester City Paul Pogba captains Manchester United in Premier League opener against Leicester City
- August 11, 2018

Wearing the captain's armband, Pogba got the scoring started with a third-minute penalty and generally impressed in the centre of the pitch, but it was his ability to keep going for 80 minutes despite a lack of a pre-season that Mourinho focused on in his post-match news conference. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Leicester City victory good way to start Premier League Jose Mourinho: Leicester City victory good way to start Premier League
- August 11, 2018

At least the Red Devils will spend one day atop the Premier League table this season! It lead the Portuguese to vent his feelings after the final whistle at Old Trafford and reiterate his warning for the new season. "Forget the name, the history, the shirt, every match is hard". Pogba followed up that television interview with an Instagram post that was liked by Manchester United's official account and created plenty of discussion, as he thanked his team-mates and he fans, notably ... (more...)
Paul Pogba posts cryptic message to Instagram after Manchester United win Paul Pogba posts cryptic message to Instagram after Manchester United win
- August 11, 2018

And Pogba had the hosts in front from a penalty kick before three minutes, burying his attempt from the spot after a slow run up following a Daniel Amartey handball in the box. But again, the perception of the people that reads can be different, but I like my players and my group. Juan Mata was brilliant at picking the right pass and Andreas Pereira was also very steady. (more...)
Santi Cazorla presented to Villarreal fans in 'magical' unveiling Santi Cazorla presented to Villarreal fans in 'magical' unveiling
- August 11, 2018

He has made just 32 appearances in the last three seasons, and did not feature at all for Arsenal last campaign. Then as if by magic, the Spanish maestro appeared before fans of the club where he began his professional career. It is true that I still have some pains that prevent me from being 100 per cent, but I work daily to remove them. Cazorla said after his presentation: 'I return to my house, I am eternally grateful to Villarreal for giving me unconditional support and always opening ... (more...)
Phillies Acquire First Baseman Justin Bour From Marlins Phillies Acquire First Baseman Justin Bour From Marlins
- August 11, 2018

He has a career.262/.346/.470 slash line over parts of five seasons with the Marlins. He fights. He is a tough out, " he said. The Marlins could have let Bour go on via waivers, but they weren't willing to just give him away. He's expected to be a pinch-hitter in Philadelphia, where Carlos Santana is the starting first baseman in the first year of a $60 million, three-year contract. (more...)
Man United, Arsenal, and PSG battle it out for Boateng Man United, Arsenal, and PSG battle it out for Boateng
- August 11, 2018

United, according to sources, also had reservations about Boateng's injury record and offered to take the German on loan before Bayern Munich knocked back the proposal. The German defender has been a backup target for the most part. The Red Devils are widely reported to be looking at a possible defensive signing before the close of the summer transfer window in the Premier League . (more...)
Arsenal Injury News Ahead Of Manchester City Match Released Arsenal Injury News Ahead Of Manchester City Match Released
- August 11, 2018

Smith, who numbered among his clients legendary duo Argentine Diego Maradona and Dutchman Ruud Gullit, said world governing body FIFA's uniform regulations on the transfer window were due to come into effect next year, but the Premier League opted to change their system earlier. (more...)
Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan's ban raised to four years Cricketer Shahzaib Hasan's ban raised to four years
- August 11, 2018

He was earlier banned for 1 year and fined Rs 1 Million by Pakistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption tribunal earlier this year for his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal which hit the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in 2017. Hasan was the fifth player to be suspended in the spot-fixing probe along with Islamabad United openers Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan and fast bowler Mohammad Irfan and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz. (more...)
Pogba leads Man Utd to winning start Pogba leads Man Utd to winning start
- August 11, 2018

It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling. That's football, that's football management, and I think football is changing and probably football managers should be called head coaches. Pogba's third-minute spot-kick settled the hosts' nerves as United allayed some of the doom and gloom predicted by Mourinho after failing to land a series of targets before Thursday's ... (more...)
Paul Pogba Named Manchester United Captain - Starting XI V Leicester Confirmed Paul Pogba Named Manchester United Captain - Starting XI V Leicester Confirmed
- August 11, 2018

The central defender that Jose Mourinho so desperately craved did not emerge on transfer deadline day to leave the Manchester United coach with a squad he's not particularly fond of. It was a good match with three good teams, in my opinion. Manchester United and former Premier League champions Leicester City opened the season, with United taking the points. (more...)
Kenny Stills Offers NFL Possible Way To Stop Protests During National Anthem Kenny Stills Offers NFL Possible Way To Stop Protests During National Anthem
- August 11, 2018

Jordan quote-tweeted the president, asking Trump to renounce a "Unite the Right" rally which took place in Washington, D.C. this weekend. Mr. Trump, who triggered an uproar a year ago after condemning players protesting social injustice, lashed out again after two Miami Dolphins players took a knee during a pre-season game on Thursday. (more...)
Tiger Woods shoots even-par 70 in first round of PGA Championship Tiger Woods shoots even-par 70 in first round of PGA Championship
- August 11, 2018

Would he struggle again and go home, as he did at the U.S. Open (78-71)? "The good thing is we're going to have the greens prepared before we go back out there". Kisner praised his playing partner, who also happens to be a good buddy of his. Finau missed a short putt for bogey on No. 9 to drop back over par. (more...)

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