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Brewers deal for Nationals starter Gio Gonzalez
- September 01, 2018

According to the bio page for Gonzalez on the Washington Nationals website, he has a career ERA of 3.71 - with 124 wins and 97 losses. The Brewers trail the Cubs by five games in the NL Central, but now hold the second wild-card spot, two games ahead of the Rockies. (more...)
Doug Baldwin only at 80-85 percent Doug Baldwin only at 80-85 percent
- September 01, 2018

The Seahawks had a few players banged up on defense coming out of their loss to the Vikings. "After the game - he didn't get hit or anything or have an episode - just felt that maybe something wasn't quite right so we took a good look at it so we're going to a scope job and get him back really quick", Carroll said. (more...)
Rodgers signs record extension reportedly worth $33.5M per year Rodgers signs record extension reportedly worth $33.5M per year
- September 01, 2018

The deal keeps him in the green and gold until the age of 40. Rodgers' new contract makes Leinart humorously wonder "what if", while Johnson just wants to enjoy a low-key celebration with the highest-paid player in National Football League history. (more...)
Yankees land McCutchen from Giants for 2 prospects Yankees land McCutchen from Giants for 2 prospects
- September 01, 2018

McCutchen is out of his prime, but the 31-year-old outfielder is still hitting.255 with 15 homers, which is a significant upgrade over Shane Robinson and even Brett Gardner. He bounced back with a very good 2017, which brought trade interest when the Pirates made him available this winter, though his impending free agency hurt his return to some degree. (more...)
Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil is a 'very important' player for Arsenal Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil is a 'very important' player for Arsenal
- September 01, 2018

Unai Emery has categorically denied rumours of a rift with Mesut Ozil ahead of Arsenal's clash with Cardiff City . However, he was taken off midway through the second half of that defeat with Emery saying he wasn't happy with the way Arsenal were pressing without the ball. (more...)
Sheyi Ojo extends Liverpool deal ahead of Stade Reims loan move Sheyi Ojo extends Liverpool deal ahead of Stade Reims loan move
- September 01, 2018

Championship outfits Reading and Nottingham Forest were linked with swoops to sign Ojo, whose future at Liverpool has been a source of speculation. They were promoted from the second tier in the summer, having won Ligue 2 last term. Beale, who has since teamed up with Rangers and Steven Gerrard as the club's first-team coach after a stint in Brazil with Sao Paulo, worked with Ojo during the 21-year-old's time in the Reds academy. (more...)
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany feels 'compassion' for Manchester United Manchester City's Vincent Kompany feels 'compassion' for Manchester United
- September 01, 2018

Jose Mourinho's side have struggled at the start of the current season, losing two of their three Premier League games, and that follows last season when United finished 19 points behind Pep Guardiola's champions in second place. But nowhere is that sense of revolution felt more sharply in the city than on the pitch, where the club once dismissed by Sir Alex Ferguson as the "noisy neighbours" now set the tone. (more...)
US Open explains umpire's actions in Kyrgios-Herbert match US Open explains umpire's actions in Kyrgios-Herbert match
- September 01, 2018

It created a storm on social media, but one man clearly found it amusing - Andy Murray . Kyrgios rallied to win the second set, then blitzed Herbert in the final two sets to advance to the third round, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 6-0. "His performance will continue to be evaluated, as will that of all chair umpires throughout the course of the US Open ". "They can tell him from the chair". (more...)
Umpire wrong in Kyrgios 'I want to help you' row, says Federer
- September 01, 2018

On Thursday, Kyrgios, a 23-year-old Australian, did not appear to be putting forth much effort while dropping the first set and falling behind 3-0 in the second against Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France. " I want to help you ", Lahyani could be heard saying to the player as questions on an official's impartiality began to be raised on social media. I wasn't really listening to him, but I knew it wasn't a good look. (more...)
The Latest Extreme heat policy in effect again at US Open The Latest Extreme heat policy in effect again at US Open
- September 01, 2018

Four male players retired from their matches on Tuesday. Players and spectators will need to be prepared again for the excessive heat and stay well-hydrated while wearing light-colored and loose-fitting clothing, according to Deger. "I think it's a bit easier to play on than the old Armstrong", he said. I knew it was going to be very hot, but I couldn't imagine how awful the heat was, it was pretty hard conditions. (more...)
Bastian Schweinsteiger: Bayern Munich legend says goodbye with testimonial Bastian Schweinsteiger: Bayern Munich legend says goodbye with testimonial
- September 01, 2018

Bastian Schweinsteiger marked his testimonial match between Bayern Munich and Chicago Fire with a goal at a packed Allianz Arena on Tuesday. After the game, the players of Bayern that Schweinsteiger put 17 (!) years of his career (500 matches!), gave former teammate corridor of fame. (more...)
Ronaldo's Juventus drawn with Manchester United in Champions League Ronaldo's Juventus drawn with Manchester United in Champions League
- September 01, 2018

After helping Los Blancos win their 13th UCL title in May, Modric went ahead to lead his country to their first ever World Cup final but lost 4-2 to France. "The important thing is Real Madrid ". Group A: Atletico Madrid , Borussia Dortmund , Monaco , Club Brugge . The Juventus forward had an excellent season, leading his former side Real to their third consecutive Champions League title. (more...)
Rafael Nadal's classy act after longest US Open win Rafael Nadal's classy act after longest US Open win
- September 01, 2018

Mertens, who beat Stephens at a recent hard-court tuneup tournament, reached the fourth round in NY for the first time by defeating No. 23 Barbora Strycova 6-3, 7-6 (4). The delay worked to Nadal's advantage with a love service hold and a break to level the contest. He then saved a set point in the 12th game before cruising through the tiebreaker to claim his 25th win against just one loss since capturing an 11th Roland Garros title in June. (more...)
Abraham Joins Aston Villa On Loan Abraham Joins Aston Villa On Loan
- September 01, 2018

The 54-year-old held talks with manager Steve Bruce on Friday afternoon, as the club secured a major coup with the addition of Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on loan. Abraham's decision to join Villa is a huge boost for Bruce, who had identified the youngster as a key signing earlier this summer. That's a good point. (more...)
Lazar Markovic to be sold to Anderlecht for a HUGE loss Lazar Markovic to be sold to Anderlecht for a HUGE loss
- September 01, 2018

Liverpool have insisted on a 50 per cent sell-on clause in their deal with Anderlecht having significantly reduced their asking price towards the end of the transfer window. It proved Markovic's only season at Anfield, as he never could find his way into Jurgen Klopp's plans after he replaced Brendan Rodgers in the early 2015-16 season. (more...)
PH cagers eye grand exit in Asian Games PH cagers eye grand exit in Asian Games
- September 01, 2018

Perhaps coach Guiao is already planning for life without Clarkson; spin.ph reported on Thursday that the Gilas coach had extended an invitation to Scottie Thompson, a rising star of the Filipino pro league, to join his squad for the coming Asian qualifiers for the 2019 Fiba World Cup. (more...)
J.R. Smith Surrenders to NYPD, Charged with Criminal Mischief J.R. Smith Surrenders to NYPD, Charged with Criminal Mischief
- September 01, 2018

The incident took place in Chelsea near the 1 Oak nightclub, according to a report by the New York Daily News earlier this month. When he recognized Smith, he tried to take a Snapchat video of him. We spoke with Smith's attorney, Alex Spiro , who tells us, "This is nonsense, and we aren't responding to nonsense". Police say the Cleveland Cavaliers guard was standing outside The Park, a rooftop bar in the Chelsea section, on July 29 around 2:45 a.m. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater ‘loves’ move to New Orleans Teddy Bridgewater ‘loves’ move to New Orleans
- September 01, 2018

A former first-round draft choice of the Minnesota Vikings , Bridgewater established himself as a capable starter before a devastating knee injury in the 2016 preseason sidelined him for almost two full years. The biggest concern on everyone's mind was how long will Bridgewater stay here? "So we're excited to have him". "He's just going to soak up his playbook and soak up his time with Drew like nobody else would", Line said Thursday night. (more...)
World No 2 Caroline Wozniacki falls in US Open second round World No 2 Caroline Wozniacki falls in US Open second round
- September 01, 2018

She played the game that I was supposed to be playing. She waited for the short ball. Essentially, she just wanted to put the ball in play. She played with the angles. Later, No. 22 seed Maria Sharapova defeated Sorana Cirstea . "If I hadn't won Australia, we would be talking differently". She's 22-0 in such matches, ahead of Pete Sampras who is second with a win-loss record of 20-0. (more...)
What does Rams DT Aaron Donald's contract mean for Khalil Mack? What does Rams DT Aaron Donald's contract mean for Khalil Mack?
- August 31, 2018

Donald will also get a $ 40 million signing bonus , per Rapoport. The 27-year-old is expected to play in the Rams' season opener against the Raiders on September 10, according to Schefter. Presumably, the extra wiggle room will help the Rams consummate a new deal with reigning Defensive Player of the Year Aaron Donald, who's been a preseason holdout. (more...)
Maurizio Sarri reveals why Ruben Loftus-Cheek is struggling for playing time Maurizio Sarri reveals why Ruben Loftus-Cheek is struggling for playing time
- August 31, 2018

The left-back is one of seven players to have been nominated for August's Premier League Player of the Month award, having claimed a goal and an assist in his side's opening three wins of the season . "I'm really very happy with him. It's so much money for a young player". "I think he's a very good player and he can improve in the defensive phase". (more...)
Clarkson Scores 29 in Final Game with Philippines
- August 31, 2018

In what Coach Yeng Guiao described as a fitting send-off for Jordan Clarkson , the Philippines stepped on the gas pedal at the opening buzzer and never let up. After the game, Clarkson joined his teammates at midcourt and grabbed a microphone to address the crowd. For Clarkson, however, he was just happy to have earned a chance to play thanks to the National Basketball Association and FIBA's one-time exception rule allowing National Basketball Association players to attend the tournament. (more...)
Falcons trade for Patriots safety Jordan Richards Falcons trade for Patriots safety Jordan Richards
- August 31, 2018

The organization had high expectations for Richards , but he was underwhelming in his time with the team. He has started seven games in his three National Football League seasons, recording 36 tackles, three pass defenses, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. (more...)
Federer dominates Nishioka to reach US Open 2nd round AFP, New York Federer dominates Nishioka to reach US Open 2nd round AFP, New York
- August 31, 2018

Why did Federer mention retirement? Breaks for 3-2 in the second set and 2-1 in the third put Federer on route to victory, his 18th in 18 second round appearances in the second round. "Uncalled for!" one fan yelled out. He earned a small cheer when he briefly played hacky sack with the ball. Roger Federer - despite not being heavily favoured for the title after some tough losses in recent months - remains a huge draw and he will fully expect to reach the latter stages of the ... (more...)
Ronaldo: Real without Cristiano Ronaldo are still favourites for the Champions League Ronaldo: Real without Cristiano Ronaldo are still favourites for the Champions League
- August 31, 2018

Valencia and Young Boys are also in Group H with United and Juventus . Liverpool , the runner-up last season, was the toughest third-seeded team and landed with Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli, and Red Star Belgrade in Group C. He is the second "Eastern European" player who has entered the FIFPro World XI, the best team in the world. Then there's the question of what happens to Real Madrid without both Ronaldo and the coach who brought three titles in the past three years, Zinedine ... (more...)

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