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Chelsea ready to make late bid to sign proven Premier League striker Chelsea ready to make late bid to sign proven Premier League striker
- August 28, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hopes to sign Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente in a cut-price deal. The Italian has a long-standing interest in the Spanish striker having signed him for Juventus , and feels he is an ideal back-up and mentor to compatriot Alvaro Morata, who he has also worked with. (more...)
Mike Glennon leads Bears' offense to 10 1st-half points vs. Titans Mike Glennon leads Bears' offense to 10 1st-half points vs. Titans
- August 28, 2017

Murray was expected to be a go in each of the past two weeks from a nagging hamstring injury. He returned to practice on August 14, but sat out the preseason game against the Carolina Panthers on August 19. Especially when they have a bruising running back like Derrick Henry to pick up the slack. "Not really, no", Mularkey said . He finished the year with 66 receptions for 888 yards and four touchdowns . (more...)
I don't understand it - Klopp baffled by Wenger critics I don't understand it - Klopp baffled by Wenger critics
- August 28, 2017

Koscielny's timely return to a defence which has shipped four goals in two Premier League games will be overshadowed if Alexis Sanchez is also reintroduced into the Arsenal side at Anfield. "Obviously, he feels he has all the energy he needs to do it". The board at Arsenal think the same so they extended the contract. "He has won trophies with Olympiacos and Sporting and has Champions League pedigree, even beating Arsenal 3-2 while in charge of Olympiacos in 2015". (more...)
Hoskins homers again as Phillies top Cubs Hoskins homers again as Phillies top Cubs
- August 28, 2017

His 11 homers this month are a club rookie record. Rizzo added a bases-loaded infield single in the seventh inning, finishing his night 3-for-5 with five runs-batted-in and three runs scored. That milestone by itself is remarkable for a Cubs player, as only seven lefties have hit 30 or more homers for the Cubs in a single year, but Rizzo did something that none of the other six ever did. (more...)
Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens to miss eight weeks tibial plateau fracture Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens to miss eight weeks tibial plateau fracture
- August 27, 2017

Hitchens, who has been with the Cowboys since 2014 after a stellar college career at Iowa, was injured late in the second quarter of the Cowboys' 24-20 win over the Oakland Raiders . The bad news is the Cowboys will have to resort to knee-hobbled Jaylon Smith or recent street free agent Justin Durant at middle linebacker. In other injury news, Cowboys left guard Chaz Green left with an ankle injury. (more...)
England door open for Rooney England door open for Rooney
- August 27, 2017

Southgate was asked by journalists on Thursday whether he might consider asking Rooney back if injuries disrupted his squad ahead of next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. "I just listen to his reasons and I understand his reasons". We ought to appreciate the seamless way in which the Englishman was slowly pushed to one side with minimal fuss past year. (more...)
F1: Hamilton Wins Belgian GP Pole to Match Shumacher's All Time Record F1: Hamilton Wins Belgian GP Pole to Match Shumacher's All Time Record
- August 27, 2017

He is looking primed to boss the race on Sunday and strike a major blow against his rivals, particularly Vettel , in the Championship chase. Hamilton was good after the start, keeping his first place from the attacks of Vettel, until the 13th lap when he went into pit-stop for a tire change. (more...)
DeShone Kizer will reportedly be named Browns starting QB DeShone Kizer will reportedly be named Browns starting QB
- August 27, 2017

Sifting through Jackson's words for clues about what he is thinking is futile. Jackson said Kizer will start Saturday's exhibition in Tamp Bay and "is certainly positioning himself well to earn the starting job heading into the regular season". (more...)
Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles
- August 27, 2017

Kenta Maeda tossed one-hit ball over six innings, allowing just a homer by Domingo Santana. Left-hander Richard Bleier got the final out of that frame, while right-hander Darren O'Day pitched a scoreless ninth. The Orioles began the season 22-10, and have 33 games remaining. It was the third straight win for the Orioles , who pounded Boston 16-3 a night earlier. (more...)
Jose Mourinho provides update on Manchester United's fourth summer signing
- August 27, 2017

Sprint legend Usain Bolt was in the stands wearing a United cap and scarf as his beloved side moved back to the top of the table with nine points from their first three games, in which they have kept a trio of clean sheets. "Signing Lukaku makes us even stronger because he has different qualities from me as a striker and from Rashford as a striker". Was he unsafe today? No. (more...)
Superdome 'standing by' as option to host LSU-BYU, official says Superdome 'standing by' as option to host LSU-BYU, official says
- August 27, 2017

This is the third straight year season LSU has seen a game affected by weather. Later that season, LSU's game with SC was moved to Baton Rouge after devastating floods hampered Columbia, SC. The game is scheduled to be televised on ESPN and according to a report from SB Nation, officials from both schools will meet with the broadcast company on Sunday to discuss moving the game to a different location. (more...)
Bears receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with injured knee Bears receiver Cameron Meredith carted off with injured knee
- August 27, 2017

Meredith had his left leg buckle in an unnatural position while being tackled on a reception in the first quarter. The Bears announced Meredith will not return to the game. White's injury history makes him an unreliable option, adding to Meredith's value on the outside. Chicago will likely have to look into the trade or free agent market with Meredith's injury appearing to be season-ending. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praises impact from the bench
- August 27, 2017

INCIDENTS: Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City , held at Old Trafford . Jose Mourinho has criticised Manchester United's fans for being too "quiet" during the side's 2-0 win over Leicester on Saturday. (more...)
EPL: Rashford, Fellaini send United to top EPL: Rashford, Fellaini send United to top
- August 27, 2017

Rashford finished from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's corner three minutes after coming on, just as it looked like Jose Mourinho's men - who had seen Kasper Schmeichel save Romelu Lukaku's penalty - would have to settle for a frustrating home draw that typified last season's top-flight struggles. (more...)
Koeman: We lost the match in a poor first half Koeman: We lost the match in a poor first half
- August 27, 2017

Everton manager Ronald Koeman has hinted at a possible move for Chelsea outcast Diego Costa , with the Dutchman keen to add another striker to his ranks before the end of the summer transfer window. Koeman conceded that his team were very much second best against Chelsea , particularly during a one-sided first half. "Everybody can be disappointed but I expect from everybody to be part of the team and if somebody is showing that his attitude is not the same, I make decisions", he said. (more...)
Chris Froome wins Stage 9, increases lead in La Vuelta Chris Froome wins Stage 9, increases lead in La Vuelta
- August 27, 2017

Following Froome and Colombian Chaves onto the stage podium was Canada's Michael Woods, just a handful of seconds behind following the 174km epic to Benitachell. The two-time Olympic medallist claimed his fourth Le Tour title earlier this year, though this stage win marks his first on the year on the road - extending his lead in the General Classification in the process. (more...)
GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling GOP discord might not bode well for raising debt ceiling
- August 27, 2017

The idea was floated in July but never gained steam in Congress . Raising the debt limit without extracting policy concessions from the Democrats . "We will pass legislation to make sure we pay our debts". But tea party Republicans and outside conservative groups are demanding spending cuts as the price for increasing the borrowing limit. Past episodes when the debt ceiling has become a political football have triggered rough spells for the market. (more...)
Jets give up on another Idzik pick in trade for safety help Jets give up on another Idzik pick in trade for safety help
- August 27, 2017

The Eagles have utilized the trade route to solidify the cornerback and special teams depth once again. The Eagles traded safety Terrence Brooks to NY in exchange for fourth-year cornerback Dexter McDougle . The presence of veteran Corey Graham may have made Brooks expendable, but I don't like this deal. During his rookie season, McDougle tore his ACL, costing him the entirety of the 2014 season. (more...)
Ellsbury, Gray push Yankees past Mariners Ellsbury, Gray push Yankees past Mariners
- August 27, 2017

With Ariel Miranda not making it out of the fifth inning, it was a group pitching effort to hold the Yankees to the lone run in the series opener. He allowed three runs over 6 1/3 innings his last time out, recording his first quality start since returning the Mariners' rotation. (more...)
Trump says Canada, Mexico being Trump says Canada, Mexico being "very difficult" on NAFTA
- August 27, 2017

He's hoping the President will listen to his trade negotiators on NAFTA and follow through with a successful renegotiation. In a joint statement issued at the end of five days of negotiations in Washington, the top trade officials from the three countries said Mexico would host the next round of talks from September 1 to 5. (more...)
Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO) Shares Move 1.07%
- August 27, 2017

Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVID) has declined 5.06% since August 25, 2016 and is downtrending. Shares last traded at $74.00 barely below the 50 day moving average of $77.18 and a tad below the 200 day moving average of $79.60. Lpl Limited Liability Company, California-based fund reported 12,151 shares. It also reduced Kla (NASDAQ:KLAC) stake by 290,000 shares and now owns 135,000 shares. (more...)
Huddersfield sign former England goalkeeper Rob Green Huddersfield sign former England goalkeeper Rob Green
- August 27, 2017

United head coach Thomas Christiansen said Green was still a Leeds player in his post-Forest press conference, but Huddersfield boss David Wagner admitted that a deal to land the experienced keeper was close. With over 600 league appearances to his name, Green could still prove valuable for Leeds, but considering that Christiansen is preparing for the long term and shaping the squad to his taste, losing the veteran isn't expected to affect the Whites' campaign. (more...)
Firmino on why Liverpool can win the Premier League title Firmino on why Liverpool can win the Premier League title
- August 27, 2017

The Lallana- Coutinho combination has been a deadly but never mind coach Klopp seems to have devised strategies to keep the attack strong even without them. The Reds will play their fifth game in two weeks, which included two victories over Hoffenheim. Nevertheless, Wenger insists Sanchez remains happy at the club and is quite eager to play again. (more...)
Nacer Chadli: Tony Pulis confirms Swansea City interest in West Brom winger Nacer Chadli: Tony Pulis confirms Swansea City interest in West Brom winger
- August 27, 2017

With half-time approaching there was hope for West Brom when a whipped cross by Brunt was helped back across goal by Matt Phillips but Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross scooped the ball behind for a corner with Jack Livermore closing in to score . (more...)
Arsenal will test us, says Liverpool gaffer Jurgen Klopp Arsenal will test us, says Liverpool gaffer Jurgen Klopp
- August 27, 2017

Liverpool were made to work for an edgy 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Anfield last weekend and Firmino acknowledges the Reds can afford few slips on home soil if they are to mount a credible challenge. "He is still in an adaptation period to the team and to the league", said Wenger. It is hard for me to know about the individual cases, but sometimes players have been promised things that have not been kept. (more...)