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Hoffman holds lead in Canada as Power stays in touch
- July 30, 2017

Matt Kuchar shot a 70, leaving him tied for 41st at 7 under. While many others were headed up the leaderboard, the only two Canadians remaining in the field from the 17 who started on Thursday were headed down it. Hoffman was one ahead of fellow American Kevin Chappell, who bogeyed the last hole after finding water to card a six-under 66, with Gary Woodland and Robert Garrigus a further stroke behind. (more...)
England in box seat v Sth Africa 3rd Test
- July 30, 2017

Stokes made 112 and Cook 88 in a competitive first- innings total after England were twice dismissed cheaply in a thumping 340-run second Test defeat at Trent Bridge. They therefore have a launchpad, with Root in situ and stroke-makers at the ready, to declare by tea if not before in pursuit of victory here to go 2-1 up in the series with one match to play. (more...)
Philander discharged from hospital, cleared to play
- July 30, 2017

Despite Philander's impressive spell, England surpassed 350 in their first innings thanks to Ben Stokes' century and Alastair Cook's 82. South Africa were bolstered by knowing Philander had been passed fit after a night on a hospital drip that followed a second day's play from which he was largely absent. (more...)
Cody Bellinger deives in two, Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 Cody Bellinger deives in two, Dodgers beat Giants 2-1
- July 30, 2017

Giants fans can point to the three World Series championships in the 2010s and the Dodgers' absence from the Series since they last won it in 1988. Seager's second homer came just a half-inning after he committed an error on a ball he tried not to throw but lost it into right field in the midst of a three-run inning that put the Giants in front. (more...)
Mick Mick "Shark-Bait" Fanning rescued from water after another shark scare
- July 30, 2017

Mick Fanning narrowly escaped being mauled in the J-Bay Open in 2015, when a shark knocked him off his surfboard. Unlike last time when he was close enough to get into a boxing match, Fanning didn't catch a glimpse of the shark until he was recapping the action later, and it's safe to say he was impressed. (more...)
Kyle Edmund beaten in Atlanta Open semi-final Kyle Edmund beaten in Atlanta Open semi-final
- July 30, 2017

He has yet to reach an ATP final. Harrison swept past wild card Christopher Eubanks, 6-1,6-2, never giving the World No. 461 a chance to breathe in the 55-minute encounter. British number two Edmund had been hoping to break new ground in his first outing on the American swing, but the 22-year-old succumbed to a 6-7 6-3 6-4 defeat. (more...)
Chelsea out to avoid Jose Mourinho fate in title defence - Antonio Conte Chelsea out to avoid Jose Mourinho fate in title defence - Antonio Conte
- July 30, 2017

Michy Batshuayi started in attack again but a Morata-Batshuayi partnership seems to have been one of convenience. "They are recovering very well and everybody knows the importance of these players for us". For sure I want to avoid that. We saw a lot of fans at the hotel, waiting for the players' autographs and photos. Antonio Conte's side have already failed with two bids worth €52m and €56m for the left-sided defender, and they are willing to offer the first priority on Nemanja Matic in ... (more...)
Dem Sen: Trump Transgender Military Ban An Attempt To Distract From Russia Dem Sen: Trump Transgender Military Ban An Attempt To Distract From Russia
- July 30, 2017

On Thursday, US Joint Chiefs of Staff reportedly told the military to wait until it receives official guidance from Trump before before changing its policy. 'I feel Trump is doing a great job of protecting the United States and our people , ' said Dixon. Replacing them transgender troops would likely be far more costly. (more...)
Pochettino demands respect from rivals Pochettino demands respect from rivals
- July 30, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino hasn't added to his side this transfer window but he has identified Barkley as a possible addition to strengthen his squad. I respect every way that another manager or another club are doing. But Winks is back and raring to go again as he targets helping Spurs land their first league title since 1968 and a possible call-up to Gareth Southgate's England squad. (more...)
Fellaini on the verge of leaving Man Utd Fellaini on the verge of leaving Man Utd
- July 30, 2017

A source close to the club revealed to Turkish-Football that Fellaini will strike a four-year deal worth €4 million per-season if talks with United go to plan. We need a player like Fellaini who can move around in midfield". Fellaini was also linked with a move to AC Milan and Inter showed last December however Mourinho made a decision to keep him at the club. (more...)
Trump's "political commissar" Scaramucci makes his first "kill", chief of staff Priebus
- July 30, 2017

Kelly is a retired Marine four-star general. The latest victim was Chief of Staff Reince Priebus , the former Republican National Committee chairman whose allies throughout the GOP spent months defending his handling of the 2016 contest and then his service at the White House. (more...)
Katie Taylor absolutely stole the show in United States debut last night Katie Taylor absolutely stole the show in United States debut last night
- July 30, 2017

Taylor was able to land punches at will and dominated the Texan with her usual power and pace. With Clarkson not firing back, the referee had seen enough and stepped into hand Taylor an impressive victory. I loved hearing the Irish fans in the crowd. "I think I'm definitely well known back home in Ireland and in the United Kingdom, so it would be great to get more fights over here". (more...)
Conte aiming to avoid 'Mourinho season' Conte aiming to avoid 'Mourinho season'
- July 30, 2017

Chelsea are willing to let Matic go for a lesser price than the reported £50 million they are demanding from Manchester United as they would much prefer to see the big Serbian play overseas, than against them in English competitions alongside Jose Mourinho and their direct title rivals. (more...)
Warner hits back at CA for wrongly blaming players in pay dispute Warner hits back at CA for wrongly blaming players in pay dispute
- July 30, 2017

Alistair Nicholson, Sutherland's counterpart at the ACA, believes that will only slow down the process putting in danger Australia's forthcoming tours to Bangladesh and India as well as the home Ashes series. The 230 or so professional players who were rendered unemployed when the previous MOU lapsed on June 30 could then immediately be re-contracted pending resolution of the residual items by an arbiter, to be agreed upon by both parties. (more...)
Garcia beats Broner to keep unbeaten record Garcia beats Broner to keep unbeaten record
- July 30, 2017

Garcia, 29, took a unanimous decision (117-111, 116-112, 116-112) over Broner, 28, who had not previously been defeated when weighing less than 143.5 pounds entering a fight. Both fighters eased into the super-lightweight showdown as neither let their hands go in a close and tentative opener. Broner repeatedly shook his head that none of them hurt and he fought back well, but they were enough to win the majority of the rounds. (more...)
Gardner homers, Judge cracks tooth, Yanks top Rays 6-5 in 11 Gardner homers, Judge cracks tooth, Yanks top Rays 6-5 in 11
- July 30, 2017

In the midst of his jumping, Judge's mouth landed on Gardner's helmet, cracking his tooth. Headley walked, pinch-runner Jacoby Ellsbury stole second and Todd Frazier was hit by a pitch. In what is expected to be one of many trades the next couple of days leading up to the July 31 Major League Baseball trading deadline, the New York Mets Thursday dealt first baseman Lucas Duda to the Tampa Bay Rays . (more...)
Neymar tells teammates he will be leaving Barcelona
- July 30, 2017

Reports claim that Paris Saint-Germain target Neymar was not expected to fly back to Barcelona with the squad following today's (July 29) game against Real Madrid as he planned to head to China to satisfy promotional obligations. He will have his say when he is ready and as a teammate, I will support him", Suarez said, "Our relationship won't change. "The proceeding is officially closed, thus it proves the lawfulness on every act we took". (more...)
Follow your heart, Ronaldinho tells Neymar
- July 30, 2017

Former Barcelona star Ronaldinho has encouraged Neymar to "follow his heart" amid speculation over a move to Paris Saint-Germain. 'I don't want to speculate about Neymar . Finally, club legend Andreas Iniesta added: " Neymar Jr is one of the best players and my team always wants the best". "At the end of the day this is about doing what is best for my future as a professional, and getting the opportunity to kick someone I have dreamed of kicking for a long time". (more...)
Lions stage second-half fightback to roar into Super Rugby final Lions stage second-half fightback to roar into Super Rugby final
- July 30, 2017

A Lions win looked unlikely as the Hurricanes scored three unanswered tries to halfback TJ Perenara, wing Wes Goosen and loose-forward Ardie Savea as they piled on the pressure and fed off mistakes made by the jittery Lions . "We shouldn't need to do that but at the end of the day, whether it's subconscious or it's just a style, the Kiwi referees will get used to the New Zealand style and the African referees the African style and the Aussie referees the Australian style". (more...)
Arsenal club doctors visited Alexis Sanchez to verify sickness claims
- July 30, 2017

Arsenal are reportedly keen to add Cuadrado, who is naturally a winger but has been used as a wing back for Juventus, particularly with fringe wide players Carl Jenkinson and Mathieu Debuchy expected to be departing the Emirates. "The players who have one year of their contract have to respect their contract and play out their contract", Wenger said . "Your job is to be suspicious, your job is built on mistrust and mine is built on trust, that is why I prefer my side". (more...)
UFC 214 breakdown, betting odds and picks UFC 214 breakdown, betting odds and picks
- July 30, 2017

But the main focus of the night undoubtedly will be the main event. Jones is as flawless a fighter as you could realistically dream of, amassing a 21-1 record in his near-decade domination of the light heavyweight division, that his lone loss coming off a bullshit disqualification in a fight he was about to finish. (more...)
SP Leader, Abu Azmi, And Waris Pathan Refuse To Sing 'Vande Mataram' SP Leader, Abu Azmi, And Waris Pathan Refuse To Sing 'Vande Mataram'
- July 30, 2017

Picking up the cue, senior BJP leader Eknath Khadse then asked Azmi, "If patriots of all religions sang Vande Mataram alike, what prevents some of them from singing it in free India? ". This ugly spat took place after the Madras High Court ruled that Vande Mataram must be played in all schools, colleges and universities in the state at least once a week. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez to miss start of Premier League season because of 'flu'
- July 30, 2017

Sanchez posted a photo of himself on Instagram on Friday morning with a caption saying he was sick - shortly after Arsenal had published quotes from Wenger saying that the Chilean was expected to return to training on Sunday. The Sun reports that Pep Guardiola's City have already agreed to terms to sign the South American for £50m ($65m) this summer with the Premier League club keen to boost their forward line after having already signed three full-backs this window. (more...)
UFC 214 Results: Volkan Oezdemir destroys Jimi Manuwa UFC 214 Results: Volkan Oezdemir destroys Jimi Manuwa
- July 30, 2017

It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FXX and UFC Fight Pass. Manuwa was in line for a title shot and had verbally sparred with Cormier after two straight knockout wins. Jones 2. He followed him to the canvas and finished the fight with hammer fists rendering Manuwa unconscious. After the fight, Oezdemir joked with Joe Rogan, "I don't know what's happening with my hands, but that's dynamite!" It drives me and gives me a challenge when I'm able to do this. (more...)
Red Sox officially activate newly acquired Eduardo Nunez Red Sox officially activate newly acquired Eduardo Nunez
- July 30, 2017

The drama is mounting, the pressure is building and the Red Sox are continuing to lose games. He continues to have a career season and is having it in his walk year. Fantasy Impact Moustakas is only six homers shy of the Royals' season record and he is the fastest to reach the mark in team history. Jason Vargas was the winning pitcher, he pitched 6 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits. (more...)