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Nerlens Noel signs 1-year offer to remain with Mavericks Nerlens Noel signs 1-year offer to remain with Mavericks
- August 27, 2017

Dallas Mavericks center Nerlens Noel has chose to wait a year to try to cash in as a free agent. The signing comes less than a week after Noel replaced his agent with Klutch Sports Group's Rich Paul, who also represents LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers. (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from US Open because of injury Andy Murray withdraws from US Open because of injury
- August 27, 2017

We were hoping that by taking a few weeks off and resting and rehabbing and really reducing the load that I was putting through it, I would be okay by the time US Open came around. "Look, I want to be back on court as soon as I can". Three-time major champion Wawrinka recently had surgery on his left knee, 12-time major champion Djokovic has a bad right elbow and 2014 US Open runner-up Nishikori has an injured right wrist. (more...)
Premier League Smashes Transfer Record - Deloitte Premier League Smashes Transfer Record - Deloitte
- August 27, 2017

The current window, like many other major European leagues, closes on August 31 which is a full three weeks into the start of the Premier League campaign, and nearly a full month into the campaign for sides in the EFL. "The level of transfer expenditure in this summer's window has been extraordinary", Deloitte consultant Chris Stenson was quoted as saying by BBC. (more...)
England v Windies: Watch pick of second day's action at Headingley England v Windies: Watch pick of second day's action at Headingley
- August 26, 2017

Root's streak started in October past year with 56 against Bangladesh in Dhaka and continued against India in the subcontinent, South Africa at home and now the West Indies . But in the context of where England were when he came to the crease, this was perhaps Stokes' most important Test century. Root, dropped on eight by Powell at slip off Gabriel at 44 for three, faced 98 deliveries and counted nine fours to follow up his hundred last weekend. (more...)
Mohoric breaks away to claim victory on stage seven of La Vuelta Mohoric breaks away to claim victory on stage seven of La Vuelta
- August 26, 2017

Mohoric, a member of the team, Emirates has climbed to the 38th rank. A breakaway group of 16 riders pushed the pace over the 175.7km stage from Benicassim, with Marco Haller (Katusha-Alpecin) joining Lutsenko in a late surge on the descent of the Alto de la Serratella, but the Austrian could not last the distance during the closing 45km. (more...)
Watford 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Watford 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
- August 26, 2017

Watford struggled to turn the tide back in their favour, although Chalobah did go close with a powerful low shot from distance which went the wrong side of the left post in the closing minutes of the half. Replays showed that there wasn't any contact, but the boot was quite close and the action was deemed to be risky play. The match continued on in with little entertainment and no goals, prompting the Seagulls to throw on their record signing Jose Izquierdo, with the Colombian coming on for ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho admits mistake past year with one of his key players Jose Mourinho admits mistake past year with one of his key players
- August 26, 2017

Ibrahimovic will return when he's back to full fitness, and Daily Record and Sunday Times reporter Duncan Castles says Mourinho is keen on adding one or two more players before Thursday's transfer deadline. "I don't even ask, speak about it or discuss with the medical team about it", Mourinho said. "But, we spent our time together, working together, learning [about] each other". (more...)
New Spurs signing Sanchez available for selection against Burnley New Spurs signing Sanchez available for selection against Burnley
- August 26, 2017

For those unaware of the reference, Crouch got himself sent off when Tottenham and Real Madrid last locked horns in the Champions League during the 2010/11 season. For now the Champions League commitments can wait, with three points against Burnley the current primary priority. Summer signing Jonathan Walters is ruled out of the trip after suffering an ankle problem during the first half of the League Cup second-round win and will not feature at Wembley, while midfielder Jeff Hendrick ... (more...)
Kane keen to see if Spurs are the Real deal in Europe Kane keen to see if Spurs are the Real deal in Europe
- August 26, 2017

Qarabag , the first Azerbaijani team in the Champions League group stage, stole all the headlines. Facing stronger teams this season, progressing is a bigger challenge but there is a good case to be made that Spurs are a much better side now than they were at the start of last season's competition. (more...)
Marquinhos says PSG players are waiting on Mbappe confirmation Marquinhos says PSG players are waiting on Mbappe confirmation
- August 26, 2017

Just as Ligue 1 started to get interesting, PSG have moved to stamp out any signs of resistance from their domestic competition. Mbappé has drawn admiring glances from the Europe's most illustrious clubs, after he burst on to the scene for Monaco last season. (more...)
Massa gets grid penalty for yellow flag offence Massa gets grid penalty for yellow flag offence
- August 26, 2017

Although the 36-year-old was unhurt in the incident, the impact caused damage to the left hand side of Massa's auto. "We are going to have to change the chassis". So it was really a shame because we just lost two sessions. Massa will effectively have to restart his weekend on Saturday having managed just a handful of installation laps around one of F1's most demanding and challenging circuits. (more...)
Chelsea's Antonio Conte: 'I'm relaxed much better than last season' Chelsea's Antonio Conte: 'I'm relaxed much better than last season'
- August 26, 2017

Cahill may not be the legendary defender Terry was at Stamford Bridge, but he's nevertheless been a strong player for Chelsea over the years and he has helped the side win two Premier League titles, the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, the FA Cup and the League Cup. (more...)
Panamagate: Sharif files second review petition against SC verdict, NAB references Panamagate: Sharif files second review petition against SC verdict, NAB references
- August 26, 2017

In the fresh review petition, Sharif said he was not bound to declare it in papers submitted with the election commission as under income tax laws only such a salary is declared which has been received by the filer. They also appealed the court to stay the filing of the reference against the applicants until the review petitions are heard and decided. Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified by the Supreme Court last month after string of corruption charges, and his party leaders have been quite ... (more...)
Ancelotti open to Sanches exit Ancelotti open to Sanches exit
- August 26, 2017

Ancelotti had insisted: "He knows his role in the club, he knows there is a lot of competition". If he wants to leave it's okay as well. Kicker report that Klopp is happy to make the one-year move for the Portuguese global, who was heavily linked with Manchester United before joining Bayern from Benfica last season. (more...)
Prediction: Newcastle vs West Ham United Prediction: Newcastle vs West Ham United
- August 26, 2017

Bilic wrote for the London Evening Standard: "I was asked yesterday about Andy's future at the club, in the light of rumours about him going back to Newcastle ". James Park - or well, Sports Direct Arena - outfit was set to return to the Premier League and recover the stature they lost a few years ago, but things have been the exact opposite for them. (more...)
Manchester United v Leicester City Manchester United v Leicester City
- August 26, 2017

It's hard to see a goalkeeper perform better than Jack Butland did over the weekend for his Stoke side. Ronaldo is now serving a five-game ban and could reportedly leave the Bernabeu by the end of the week. In what should be a very open affair, being able to back United to win and score at least four goals - again - at over 7/2 makes massive appeal. For the moment, it appears Arsenal will have a really tough time unlocking well-organized defenses in the Premier League , an issue that ... (more...)
Kimi Raikkonen Gives Characteristically Blunt Take On His 2018 Contract
- August 26, 2017

Following a skiing accident in 2013, Schumacher spent six months in a coma and has been cared for since at his home in Switzerland. "There is no news yet and the main focus now is not to focus on news", Vettel added. In the final five minutes most drivers went out for a final run. Stoffel Vandoorne, who will continue to race for McLaren next season, was 10th in the order, while his team-mate Fernando Alonso , whose future is rather less certain, finished 13th. (more...)
Australian duo to return for first Test against Bangladesh Australian duo to return for first Test against Bangladesh
- August 26, 2017

I think he will be looking forward to playing this series against Australia ". Speaking on inclusion of Agar, Smith said, "Ashton Agar (is) back into the fold after four years out". "Look, they are obviously confident about their skillset at the moment". Most teams play pretty well at home. "Then they just beat Sri Lanka a few months ago, and we all know how we went in Sri Lanka [Australia lost a Test series there 3-0] past year - so that tells you something". (more...)
South Africa coffin case: Two guilty of attempted murder South Africa coffin case: Two guilty of attempted murder
- August 26, 2017

One man is seen pushing the coffin lid down with his boot, while another threatens to put petrol and a snake inside. "Please don't kill me", Mlotshwa begged the men while in the coffin, the footage showed. "This ugly case lays bare the discrimination that still runs deep in South African society", Amnesty said in a statement. The video surfaced on social media but has since been removed. (more...)
Patriots TE Dwayne Allen is getting comfortable in New England's offense Patriots TE Dwayne Allen is getting comfortable in New England's offense
- August 26, 2017

However, Allen recently voiced that he was having some difficulty in learning the ins and out of the Patriots' offensive scheme. This is a complete shake up for the 27-year-old, who is going from playing in the Colts' offense to something entirely new with the Patriots, who have been running almost the same offense for years with two-time league MVP Tom Brady under center. (more...)
Shkodran Mustafi set to leave Arsenal for Inter Milan Shkodran Mustafi set to leave Arsenal for Inter Milan
- August 26, 2017

And, according to Gazzetta dello Sport , Inter want to sign both players. Last summer, Arsenal paid a fee in the region of £35m to sign Mustafi from Valencia, and the German global went on to make 37 appearances in all competitions. Wenger said: "It's hard for me to speak about any individual cases because we are now in the final seven days of the transfer market". You have to make quick and sharp decisions, and you can not plan that and come out in the press conference with how you ... (more...)
Musician Vusi Nova found after being kidnapped Musician Vusi Nova found after being kidnapped
- August 26, 2017

He was kidnapped by hijackers when he was dropping off artists at the gate. Delphine Klassen, Nova's PA, said four men jumped out of a VW Polo and attacked Nova's vehicle; Nova was traveling with four other people. Muthaland spokesperson Delphine Klassen said the details around how he was found were unclear, but police were already at the musician's house collecting evidence. (more...)
Mourinho warns Martial he Mourinho warns Martial he "cannot waste" his talent
- August 26, 2017

Anthony Martial has come off the bench and scored in both of Manchester United's Premier League fixtures this season; thrusting himself back into the first team selection conversation. "I think when you have some talent, you can not waste it", Mourinho said of Martial . "I think when you're blessed with some talent, you have to fulfil that talent, you have to explore that talent, you can not be happy just with glimpses of talent". (more...)
Singaporean men jailed in Abu Dhabi for wearing women's clothing Singaporean men jailed in Abu Dhabi for wearing women's clothing
- August 26, 2017

The pair arrived in Abu Dhabi for work purposes on Aug 8, and were arrested the next day. Madam Rozy said Nur gone on holiday to the UAE about four times before and came home safely each time. "I was shocked", Rozy told The Straits Times . "Please let me know if you need further assistance", he said in a statement. In an update yesterday afternoon, MFA said that the Singapore embassy in Abu Dhabi has been "closely monitoring developments to ensure that due process is accorded to them". (more...)
Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing Leicester City Clash Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing Leicester City Clash
- August 26, 2017

Live streaming is available on NBC Sports , which you can access with your cable or satellite, either online or through their app. They reached the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, and avoided relegation after a tumultous start to the season. (more...)