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Urban Meyer continues to defend himself on Twitter Urban Meyer continues to defend himself on Twitter
- August 31, 2018

Ohio State launched into an investigation into what Meyer knew about the domestic abuse allegations against former assistant coach Zach Smith, after placing Meyer on paid leave on August 1. He also went on the record about some of the oddities of the 23-page report - which came out hours after Ohio State held a press conference announcing Meyer's three-game suspension. (more...)
Michigan State Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Larry Nassar Case Michigan State Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Larry Nassar Case
- August 31, 2018

The inquiry began in January. The NCAA later started a separate investigation into how university handled those allegations. "T$3 he institution [Michigan State] worked with the NCAA enforcement staff to investigate whether violations of NCAA legislation occurred related to the institution's handling of student conduct allegations involving football and men's basketball student-athletes". (more...)
Usain Bolt makes soccer debut for Central Coast Mariners Usain Bolt makes soccer debut for Central Coast Mariners
- August 31, 2018

On a chilly night, he stayed warm on the sidelines by stretching and jogging with the 32-year-old happily giving the thumbs up and high-fives to fans. "I'm grateful to the Mariners for giving me the chance". To be fair to Bolt, it's tough to acclimate to a new club. Bolt was drafted into the Mariners attack in the 71st minute - and got a huge reception from fans who had earlier been chanting "We want Bolt" - before starting on the left and eventually playing in a more advanced role. (more...)
Carragher Goes In On Man United Player, Says He's Not Good Enough Carragher Goes In On Man United Player, Says He's Not Good Enough
- August 31, 2018

Lucas completed his brace in the 84th minute and Carragher had some strong words on Lindelof's performance after the match. Lindelof did make the bench for the game against Spurs - Bailly was absent from the match squad altogether - and the Swede made it onto the pitch for the final half hour. (more...)
National Football League trade rumors: Raiders want two first-round picks for Khalil Mack National Football League trade rumors: Raiders want two first-round picks for Khalil Mack
- August 31, 2018

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network , the Raiders have received several calls on Mack in recent days, but are "giving the impression" they want at least two first-round picks in return for the 2016 Defensive Player of the Year. The three-time Pro Bowl selection tallied 10 ½ sacks and 61 solo tackles with the Raiders last season. The question is whether missing football will cause Mack to soften his contract stand. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette seeking Arsenal exit ahead of deadline day Alexandre Lacazette seeking Arsenal exit ahead of deadline day
- August 31, 2018

Arsenal could face an interesting last couple of days of August, with French striker Alexandre Lacazette potentially looking to leave the Emirates Stadium after falling out of favour with manager Unai Emery - according to Le10Sport via the Mirror . (more...)
Manchester United set to offer new five-year deal to Anthony Martial Manchester United set to offer new five-year deal to Anthony Martial
- August 31, 2018

The 22-year-old was fined £180,000 last month after reportedly leaving United's pre-season tour of the U.S. without permission to attend the birth of his second child. In a move that shows a siege mentality developing at the club, United sent a message to their supporters on their official app on Wednesday, which read: "We have to stick together - it's United against the world!" United face the short trip to Turf Moor to face Burnley on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Rockets' Ryan Anderson dealt to Suns Rockets' Ryan Anderson dealt to Suns
- August 31, 2018

The Rockets tried to dangle Anderson in front of the New York Knicks a year ago in an attempt to land All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony , but a deal didn't materialize. National Basketball Association insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Houston Rockets and the Phoenix Suns have agreed to a major trade. Plus Knight is a steady hand in the backcourt when healthy, something the team can use in a limited role or for stretches where Chris Paul is out. (more...)
Doan to serve as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service Doan to serve as pallbearer at McCain's memorial service
- August 31, 2018

Biden reminisced on his friendship with the Arizona senator who passed away Saturday due to brain cancer. John McCain , R-Ariz. from the Arizona Capitol to a hearse for the trip to the North Phoenix Baptist Church for a memorial service on Thursday, Aug. (more...)
Takeaways keep coming Cardinals' way Takeaways keep coming Cardinals' way
- August 31, 2018

For the preseason now, the Cardinals have 16 takeaways. "I definitely wish we would have seen some A-1 talent at the quarterback position", Peterson said. "I think that's what it is - I didn't play", Johnson, who held a short holdout during minicamp earlier this year, said. "What I have been talking about the whole spring, up until this point". (more...)
Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen from Giants Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen from Giants
- August 31, 2018

Andrew McCutchen's stint in San Francisco didn't last a full season. The Giants will get two prospects for him in a trade that won't be announced until Friday but that New York Post baseball writer Joel Sherman neatly sketched out for us. (more...)
Rice must let his heart decide worldwide future - West Ham boss Pellegrini Rice must let his heart decide worldwide future - West Ham boss Pellegrini
- August 31, 2018

The Hammers took the lead against the Gunners through Marko Arnautovic but would later succumb to intense pressure from their hosts with Nacho Monreal, Danny Welbeck and an Issa Diop own goal proving their downfall. With this being said, it is also unlikely that the Chilean manager will changes things up too much, as a win is nearly crucial following a nightmare start to the season, and could be used to help them kick on further in the Premier League if they can get a boost in confidence. (more...)
Danica Patrick Celebrates Aaron Rodgers' Contract With Ace Of Spades Champagne Danica Patrick Celebrates Aaron Rodgers' Contract With Ace Of Spades Champagne
- August 31, 2018

The deal includes $103 million guaranteed, as well as a signing bonus of $57.5 million. The deal makes Rodgers, 34, the highest paid player in the game and he'll earn more than $80 million by March, which works out to roughly $400,000 per day over the next 200 days, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell . (more...)
Wanderers given Norwich test in Carabao Cup third round Wanderers given Norwich test in Carabao Cup third round
- August 31, 2018

While an exact date hasn't yet been revealed, the fixture will be played later this month. Tottenham will face Watford amid reports the north London club have asked for the "home" tie to be staged at Milton Keynes Dons' stadium while building work continues on their delayed new stadium. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's Collusion Grievance Against NFL Will Head To Trial Colin Kaepernick's Collusion Grievance Against NFL Will Head To Trial
- August 31, 2018

The arbitrator overseeing the legal battle, Stephen Burbank, sided with Kaepernick's team on Thursday and refused to throw out the case. "No Club, its employees or agents shall enter into any agreement, express or implied, with the National Football League or any other Club, its employees or agents to restrict or limit individual Club decision-making as follows: Whether to offer or not to offer a Player Contract to any player". (more...)
The Popular Drink Which Emery Has Banned The Arsenal Players From Drinking The Popular Drink Which Emery Has Banned The Arsenal Players From Drinking
- August 31, 2018

Lacazette has started all of Arsenal's Premier League games this season from the bench and has been unable to add to the 17 goals he has for Arsenal so far. A former England worldwide has urged Premier League outfit Arsenal to sell one of their stars after branding him a "luxury player". Whether he will return for the Londoners' trip to Cardiff City on Sunday remains to be seen. (more...)
Richarlison named in Brazil squad for USA friendlies Richarlison named in Brazil squad for USA friendlies
- August 31, 2018

The winger was drawn into a spat with Adam Smith and pushed his face into his opponents, giving the referee no choice by to send him off. Richarlison , 21, replaced Fluminense striker Pedro , who dropped out the squad after injuring his knee in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Cruzeiro. (more...)
Rodgers signs record extension with the Packers
- August 31, 2018

The deal makes Rodgers, 34, the highest-paid player in National Football League history with more than $100 million guaranteed. Although Rodgers' record-breaking $57.5 million signing bonus will be prorated over five years and only count $11.5 million on the cap in 2018, his total payout this year is still $66.9 million. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki takes out former champ Samantha Stosur Caroline Wozniacki takes out former champ Samantha Stosur
- August 31, 2018

Two-time U.S. -Open finalist and NY resident Wozniacki advanced when Stosur double faulted on match point. Konta highlighted the form of her opponents, saying: "At the French I lost to (Yulia) Putintseva, who then made the quarters". 1, breezed through the first set without facing a break point but the 36-year-old Ferrer fought back in the second, breaking Nadal twice before the injury forced him to stop with the score at 6-3, 3-4. (more...)
Emotional Joe Biden remembers John McCain as 'a brother' at memorial service
- August 31, 2018

Biden's remarks were similar to a spirited McCain speech on the Senate floor last summer, in which the Arizona Republican begged his colleagues to restore to the chamber a spirit of compromise that had helped forge national greatness. Biden lost his first wife and their young daughter in a vehicle crash in 1972, just a month after winning his first Senate race in Delaware. "What's going to happen is, six months will go by, and everybody's going to think, well, it's passed. (more...)
US Open 2018 tennis US Open 2018 tennis
- August 31, 2018

Aug 28, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Roger Federer of Switzerland hits to Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan in a first round match on day two of the 2018 U.S. Federer returned his Japanese opponent's second serve deep near the baseline and took control of the rally from the early stages forcing Nishioka to attempt a lob that landed mid-court. (more...)
Burnley boss Dyche: Europe taking it's toll Burnley boss Dyche: Europe taking it's toll
- August 31, 2018

Aleksandar Mitrovic insists that Fulham will not change their tactics and system following Sunday's "really tough" 4-2 win over Fulham . "We expected he would make some assists but not score such a fantastic goal ". Watford netted as early as the third minute at Turf Moor, and again in the 48th and 51st minutes, while Olympiakos restored their lead at the Karaiskakis Stadium just three minutes in to the second half. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios triumphes over Herbert after umpire controversy Nick Kyrgios triumphes over Herbert after umpire controversy
- August 31, 2018

After the discussion, Kyrgios would make the set competitive and go on to win the second set, 7-6, despite still not trying at times. Kyrgios, in response, suggested that he might call for the trainer and retire from the match. At 2-5 down, Kyrgios spent the changeover slumped in his chair with his arms behind his head, biting on a towel and fidgeting with his eyebrows as the second round clash appeared to be slipping away from him. (more...)
Felix Auger-Aliassime forced to retire due to racing heart against Shapovalov Felix Auger-Aliassime forced to retire due to racing heart against Shapovalov
- August 30, 2018

But when Auger-Aliassime had to cut the match short due to a health scare - his heart rate wouldn't slow down - Shapovalov embraced him and stayed by his side. "I told him at the net, 'Hopefully, one day we'll be playing in the finals of this tournament.' I told him to keep his head up", Shapovalov said. While they hugged, Shapovalov said: "You played a f***ing great match". (more...)
Luka Modric wins 2018 Uefa’s men’s player of the year award Luka Modric wins 2018 Uefa’s men’s player of the year award
- August 30, 2018

Already a newly crowned European champion with Real Madrid , in July he collected the FIFA Golden Ball for best player at this summer's World Cup , having helped Croatia to their first ever final. Former Manchester United , Real Madrid and England midfielder Beckham received the 2018 UEFA President's Award , which according to UEFA "recognises outstanding achievements, professional excellence and exemplary personal qualities". (more...)

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