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Pellegrino expects Virgil van Dijk to stay at Southampton Pellegrino expects Virgil van Dijk to stay at Southampton
- August 27, 2017

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger subsequently insisted the defender was not for sale and Pellegrino echoed that stance following Saturday's 0-0 draw at Huddersfield Town. "We are very, very adamant about carrying this through". Although Arsenal's pursuit of van Dijk will be welcomed by fans in north London, one major worry around the club's transfer policy is the way they are reactive and not proactive. (more...)
Marcus Rashford ignites Manchester United's fire
- August 27, 2017

Of course, he meant that he wanted to see how his team handles adversity. The Foxes were decent in their season-opening fixture at Arsenal but conceded two late goals to concede the fixture 4-3. Their opponents are also no mugs in attack. A trophy collected even more recently, and remarkably for the first time in 2016 by Leicester , which has only three points from its opening three games. (more...)
Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis misses weight, forfeits IBF title Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis misses weight, forfeits IBF title
- August 27, 2017

It is thought that Davis will have to move up to the same weight class as him however (super-featherweight) in his next fight after failing to make weight for tonight's bout. In the fifth, Davis began showing more seriousness, backing Fonseca with a left, and he landed a hurtful left to the gut in the sixth. Because of this, Davis was stripped of his IBF junior lightweight title, but he still won, albeit, with a controversial blow to the back of Fonseca's head after rounds of dancing. (more...)
British sides await Champions League fates British sides await Champions League fates
- August 27, 2017

Real Madrid won Europe's elite club competition in Cardiff in June, becoming the first team in the Champions League era to win back-to-back titles. Brendan Rodgers' side will now take their place in the Champions League group stage draw on Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Team Penske quartet heads into Gateway race as favorites Team Penske quartet heads into Gateway race as favorites
- August 27, 2017

I never would have dreamed of that when I started. I didn't know (if the pole was possible). It's been that way all season for Power and teammates Josef Newgarden, Simon Pagenaud and Helio Castroneves. Newgarden led a top 4 Chevrolet sweep in the practice session, with two of his three teammates occupying two of the other three spots in that sweep. (more...)
Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins continues historic home run pace Phillies rookie Rhys Hoskins continues historic home run pace
- August 27, 2017

But with Hoskins and Williams both adding power, Franco's power stroke continues to travel south. It gave the Phillies a 2-0 lead, but the Cubs then took over. As for Lively, he's sitting on a string of three straight two-earned starts, giving him six earned in his last 16.1 innings. He stands all alone in baseball history, but I don't think he minds being alone here. (more...)
Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice Raikkonen fastest in final Belgian GP practice
- August 27, 2017

The key to Hamilton's pole was arguably a stupendous effort through the middle sector of the lap at the demanding Spa-Francorchamps track in the Ardennes mountains. Valtteri Bottas , Hamilton's team mate, made it two Finns in the top three while Red Bull's Dutch teenager Max Verstappen kept his travelling orange army of fans happy with fourth in both sessions. (more...)
Badou Jack Is The New WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion Badou Jack Is The New WBA World Light Heavyweight Champion
- August 27, 2017

Jack's previous four fights resulted in two majority draws, a split-decision win and a majority-decision win. The fifth started with Jack unloading with hard combinations to Cleverly's head. Jack, who was fighting at light-heavyweight for the first time having chose to move up a weight class after his majority draw with James DeGale in January, looked sharp throughout and won the contest in the fifth round, having completely outclassed the Welshman. (more...)
Colorado State opens new stadium by beating Oregon State 58-27 Colorado State opens new stadium by beating Oregon State 58-27
- August 27, 2017

CSU and Oregon State squared off in the first college football game of the season, and thousands of fans enjoyed the Rams' performance and the new Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium . Oregon State fullback Ryan Nall, who broke free for a 75-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, finished with 115 yards on 15 carries. And if you're looking for a play that sums up the second half perfectly for the Beavers, we've got one for you. (more...)
Harry Maguire earns first England call-up for World Cup Harry Maguire earns first England call-up for World Cup
- August 27, 2017

Harry Maguire intends to "keep working hard" in order to force his way into England boss Gareth Southgate's plans for a starting spot against Malta and Slovakia. Elsewhere, Vicente Iborra (groin) remains on the sidelines, while Robert Huth needs to build up fitness with the under-23s before the German is ready for a recall. (more...)
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor knocked out of Saturday's game with a concussion Bills QB Tyrod Taylor knocked out of Saturday's game with a concussion
- August 27, 2017

Tyrod Taylor would have seen his most extensive action of the preseason Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens. Some disgruntled Bills fans have been calling for the team to start rookie Nathan Peterman , a fifth-round pick from Pittsburgh, at quarterback. (more...)
Transfer report: Barcelona close to signing Manchester City target Ousmane Dembele Transfer report: Barcelona close to signing Manchester City target Ousmane Dembele
- August 27, 2017

It has been claimed that the recent world record sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain has weakened the Catalan club's bargaining position over transfer targets - with £198m in the kitty, clubs are standing firm over their players and argubaly holding out for huge money. (more...)
Julian Edelman has complete tear in right ACL Julian Edelman has complete tear in right ACL
- August 27, 2017

The injury came in a non-contact incident in the team's opening drive. Although he made it to the sidelines under his own power, Edelman had to be carted away to the locker room after being looked at by Patriots medics. Heading into the ninth season of his National Football League career, Edelman has suffered a number of injuries, including a fractured forearm, fractured hands, sprained ankles and multiple concussions. (more...)
Brooke Henderson, Brittany Marchand last Canadians standing at CP Women's Open Brooke Henderson, Brittany Marchand last Canadians standing at CP Women's Open
- August 27, 2017

That's kind of kept me in the birdie moment. "Even today, a few little mistakes here and there, but overall I'm happy I'm playing on the weekend and to know that I can play out here". "So I'm going to ride this and continue to have a good plan and execute", she explained. Her best finish in 2017 came at the ShopRite LPGA Classic, where she tied for seventh. (more...)
Do the Robot: 1000 bots boogie into the record books Do the Robot: 1000 bots boogie into the record books
- August 27, 2017

Oh, and they can dance too. The dancing robots broke the previous world record of 1,007 robots, programmed by Ever Win Company & Ltd.in 2017. Dobis tapped their feet in rhythm and stretched their arms at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Centre. (more...)
PSG out to f*** Barcelona by signing Arsenal, Liverpool target PSG out to f*** Barcelona by signing Arsenal, Liverpool target
- August 27, 2017

Barca looked set to pay the midfielder's £36million release clause as they aim to add to their squad before the transfer window closes. Seri remains interested in a move to the Nou Camp, but the player's agent claims that Paris Saint-Germain are doing their utmost to scupper a deal between the two clubs. (more...)
Patriots have gauged trade market for Kony Ealy Patriots have gauged trade market for Kony Ealy
- August 27, 2017

Ealy saw extensive time in the preseason games to see if things would work, but apparently they didn't. Speaking with reporters in a conference call Saturday afternoon, Patriots coach Bill Belichick explained why the team chose to cut the 25-year-old defensive end three weeks into the National Football League preseason. (more...)
Edelman hurt in Patriots' win Edelman hurt in Patriots' win
- August 27, 2017

But the aftermath of his injury speaks to the respect the Patriots have around the NFL . That kind of experience and production would serve Detroit well for one season. Like running back, there is improving talent at linebacker. In 2014, he had 13 catches for 183 yards and a TD. Abdullah, on RB Dwayne Washington: "He's a dog". (more...)
United re-sign Zlatan for a year United re-sign Zlatan for a year
- August 27, 2017

Happiness has no value and this year I play for free, just like last year". If the other ones don't give him a chance to prove that... that is life. Now, United can look an even more risky side with two proven goal scorers on one roster. Obviously we lost [Wayne] Rooney as a legend for the club but we took three new players and with these three new players the team is stronger. (more...)
Dareus sent home by Bills for rule violation Dareus sent home by Bills for rule violation
- August 27, 2017

It is unclear whether Dareus would have played in the game had he not violated the team rule. There was no indication of the specific rule the 27-year-old broke. He was suspended four games for violating the substance-abuse policy again last season. Dareus signed a seven-year, $103.2 million contract in 2015. (more...)
Lionel Messi scores his 350th Spanish league goal as Barcelona wins Lionel Messi scores his 350th Spanish league goal as Barcelona wins
- August 27, 2017

Despite dominating possession in the first half, Barcelona found it hard to break down the hosts and Messi saw a penalty saved by Fernando Pacheco on the stroke of half-time. Barcelona had their second in the 66th minute, however, when Messi smashed home from close range after a poor clearance from Alexis had bounced off Paco Alcacer and landed kindly for the Argentine. (more...)
The Northern Trust: Jordan Spieth grabs Round 3 lead The Northern Trust: Jordan Spieth grabs Round 3 lead
- August 27, 2017

Spieth - who won the FedEx Cup in 2015 - gained strokes at the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th holes before he dropped a shot at the 15th, only to recover immediately with another birdie - a 40-footer at the 16th as he surged to six under after two rounds. (more...)
Manchester United fans fully support Jose Mourinho's change for Leicester match Manchester United fans fully support Jose Mourinho's change for Leicester match
- August 27, 2017

United have emerged as early-season favourites after registering consecutive 4-0 victories over West Ham and Swansea . "It was a tough game". That was the last attack of the game as the referee blew his whistle to bring an end to the game as United secured a third victory in a row just before the global break which was so important. (more...)
MRI confirms Julian Edelman has complete ACL tear MRI confirms Julian Edelman has complete ACL tear
- August 27, 2017

Sources told NFL Network after the game that indications were Edelman tore his ACL , and Dr. Mark Adickes, an orthopedic surgeon and analyst for ESPN , tweeted Friday night , "Just viewed Julian Edelman knee injury". Edelman signed a two-year, $11 million contract with $7 million guaranteed before this offseason. With a loaded receiver depth chart and Gronkowski, arguably the best tight end in the league being back in the fold , the Patriots should still be fine. (more...)
Ellsbury, Gray lead Yankees past Mariners Ellsbury, Gray lead Yankees past Mariners
- August 27, 2017

The 27-year-old righthander had been plagued by a lack of run support in his brief time in pinstripes, entering the day 1-3 but with a 3.13 ERA in four previous starts. Todd Frazier and Chase Headley have been handling that position for NY since the Yankees acquired Frazier from the Chicago White Sox last month. Hobbled by ankle and foot problems, the young first baseman could provide a spark - after his hit, the Yankee Stadium sound system played the theme song from '70s sitcom "Welcome ... (more...)