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- August 31, 2017

Asked if he thought he could change his ways, Kyrgios said: "I really don't know". There were flashes of the technical brilliance which we've come to know from Kyrgios - like this ideal lob - but ultimately it wasn't enough to overcome the troubled tennis star's injury.Kyrgios called for the trainer during the second game of the third set, at one point even asking a ball boy to stretch out his right arm. (more...)
Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return
- August 31, 2017

Yet according to Diario AS sources, the negotiations could continue beyond the global break. Costa remains in Brazil and hasn't been involved in a professional football set-up since Chelsea lost 2-1 in the FA Cup final to Arsenal. But with the Spanish side unable to register new players until January because of a transfer ban, and a loan move has been mooted in the meantime, with Everton mentioned as a possible destination. (more...)
Coyotes' Shane Doan announces retirement after 21 years in Arizona Coyotes' Shane Doan announces retirement after 21 years in Arizona
- August 31, 2017

The forward was the seventh overall pick by the Jets in 1995. Doan was informed in June the Coyotes would not be re-signing him as they attempt to build a more youthful roster. I have peace, and I'm so thankful for that. He expressed his gratitude to the fans for their "unwavering support". There are a lot of players with more skill than me and a lot more ability than me that didn't ever get the type of appreciation that I got and the type of respect that the fans gave me, and I'm so ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger can't turn things around for Arsenal, says Ian Wright Arsene Wenger can't turn things around for Arsenal, says Ian Wright
- August 31, 2017

Manchester City have offered Arsenal a mouthwatering deal in a last-ditch attempt to land Gunners first team star Alexis Sanchez , according to a recent report. "Why don't they want to play for us?" That's disappointing news. Chelsea want him - Chelsea, the champions will take him. They may not have to wait much longer with the potential of losing him for nothing at the end of the season - when his contract expires - very real. (more...)
Ikechukwu Ezenwa fired up for Cameroon clash Ikechukwu Ezenwa fired up for Cameroon clash
- August 31, 2017

Rohr said he has a good team to face the Cameroonians but his challenge was with the goalkeeper's position. Ikechukwu Ezenwa , who will be in goal on Friday, described Ikeme as "my mentor", vowing that the entire team are standing solidly behind the England-based shot stopper. (more...)
Swansea Close In On Loan Deal For Bayern Munich Midfielder Renato Sanches Swansea Close In On Loan Deal For Bayern Munich Midfielder Renato Sanches
- August 31, 2017

The report adds that Swansea will pay a loan fee to Bayern Munich for the Portuguese global, with the fee to be in excess of £2 million. Bayern Munich wanted to loan out the 20-year-old in order to see him get some playing time, since he is not likely to see much this season. (more...)
Cam Erving to Chiefs: Browns trade disappointing offensive lineman to Kansas City Cam Erving to Chiefs: Browns trade disappointing offensive lineman to Kansas City
- August 31, 2017

Erving is under contract for two more years, with a club option for a fifth year. Battle, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft by the Rams, has yet to play in an National Football League regular-season game. After seeing time at both guard positions in his rookie season, Erving was used at center and right tackle in 2016. The only opening for Erving in the starting lineup in the foreseeable future would possibly be at left guard, where last year's starter, ... (more...)
Rollie Massimino dies at 82; led Villanova to 1985 title Rollie Massimino dies at 82; led Villanova to 1985 title
- August 31, 2017

When Massimino returned to coaching after a three year retirement in 2006 at Northwood - later rebranded as Keiser - Villanova served as his first regular season opponent. "The Nova Nation has lost a legend and great leader", stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright . At Villanova he led the Wildcats to 11 NCAA tournament appearances in his 19 seasons at the helm. (more...)
Duleep Trophy could be back in 2017-18 season Duleep Trophy could be back in 2017-18 season
- August 30, 2017

It will be held and the logistics will be worked out. "We will request the BCCI to release the players during the non-match days so that they can be a part of KPL", said a KSCA official. Ganguly also had apparently suggested that tournament be moved from up North to cities in the South India given the likelihood of rain in the ongoing monsoon season, while Rajiv Shukla, the IPL chairman, is understood to want UPCA to host the tournament at the new stadium in Lucknow. (more...)
Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater is 'trying to get ready to play' Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater is 'trying to get ready to play'
- August 30, 2017

Bank Stadium. "Everybody sees it, " McKinnon said. He's still being a team leader. "That's something I'm contemplating right now". 53 - Number of players the Vikings have to have on their roster by Saturday at 3 p.m. In 2015, Bridgewater had led the Vikings to their first division title since 2009 and had been selected to the Pro Bowl . Zimmer loves third-year defensive end Danielle Hunter but said there's still one thing he must improve. (more...)
Tottenham Complete Signing of Argentina Under-20 Centre-Back Juan Foyth Tottenham Complete Signing of Argentina Under-20 Centre-Back Juan Foyth
- August 30, 2017

Tottenham have announced the signing of defender Juan Foyth from Estudiantes on a contract until 2022. "He also told me what the club was like and what his work ethic was". According to L'Equipe, Tottenham will confirm the signing of the Ivory Coast worldwide before Thursday's deadline, while Foyth's arrival was announced ahead of what could be a busy final day for manager Mauricio Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy. (more...)
Texans-Cowboys preseason game canceled amid Houston flooding Texans-Cowboys preseason game canceled amid Houston flooding
- August 30, 2017

The NFL has chose to cancel the preseason tilt between the Texans and Cowboys so the Texans players can return home to be with their families during this hard time in Houston, per multiple reports . Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee told NFL Network's Steve Wyche he's "glad" the Texans get to go home after being on the road so long and the Cowboys players are "fine" with the cancellation. (more...)
Cardinals Trade SP Mike Leake To Mariners Cardinals Trade SP Mike Leake To Mariners
- August 30, 2017

The money in return from the Cardinals , reported to be $3 million a season, was key for the deal since Leake is still owed plenty on the five-year free agent contract, which features a full no-trade clause, that he signed with St. A former first-round draft pick, Leake is 7-12 with a 4.21 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 103 strikeouts and 35 walks in 26 starts (154 innings) this season. He has $55 million left on his contract. (more...)
I'll be back, says Thomas as Celtics-Cavs wrangle I'll be back, says Thomas as Celtics-Cavs wrangle
- August 30, 2017

Crescent City basketball fans won't have to wait long to see two of the NBA's most star-studded teams play, with the Pelicans hosting Golden State (Oct. "I just want to talk about what I can control, and I know that this (hip) won't be a problem into the future". Isaiah Thomas at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, May 19. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Calls Out His New Team, Tells Cavaliers He's Not Damaged Isaiah Thomas Calls Out His New Team, Tells Cavaliers He's Not Damaged
- August 30, 2017

And players are notoriously poor judges of when they will be able to get back on the court. As a Celtic, Thomas made two All-Star teams. " There's never been an indication that I wouldn't be back, and there's never been an indication that this is something messing up my career ". (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain declines Chelsea move Oxlade-Chamberlain declines Chelsea move
- August 30, 2017

The 24-year-old England worldwide wants to move to Liverpool . Arsenal and Chelsea have also been spoken of as potential destinations for the Dutchman, but Saints continue to dig their heels in and will not want to let their star centre-back go on the cheap. (more...)
Liverpool star hails the trio of Salah, Mane and Firmino Liverpool star hails the trio of Salah, Mane and Firmino
- August 30, 2017

Manager Jurgen Klopp's pressing game is starting to produce goals , with Liverpool making a habit of using attacking players to dispossess opponents. Liverpool's performance came without Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana, while goalkeeper Simon Mignolet also sat out the game. I'm not sure, we will see, you have to wait. (more...)
Chalobah: I had to be 'brave' to leave Chelsea Chalobah: I had to be 'brave' to leave Chelsea
- August 30, 2017

Chalobah enjoyed a successful loan spell at Vicarage Road during the 2012/13 season and after making just one top-flight start for Chelsea and being loaned out to five other clubs, he joined the Hornets on a five-year contract in the summer. (more...)
US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes Viktoria Kuzmova in three sets US Open 2017: Venus Williams overcomes Viktoria Kuzmova in three sets
- August 30, 2017

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova , the 13th seed, beat former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7-5 7-5 on Louis Armstrong Stadium. "Before I got injured, I was playing some really good tennis", the American said. Asked what her career timetable might be, the oldest woman in the US Open said, "I don't know". Under Grand Slam rules, the man seeded 17th - in this case Querrey - moves to Cilic's vacated spot and will play Gilles Simon of France. (more...)
Roger Federer Avoids Upset Bid from Frances Tiafoe at 2017 US Open Roger Federer Avoids Upset Bid from Frances Tiafoe at 2017 US Open
- August 30, 2017

I was anxious about my back issue from a few weeks ago. He acknowledged that he was anxious about his back going into the match but said he felt "much, much better". And when said sports star is the great Roger Federer and the budding journalist is a young kid who puts the Swiss star on the spot it is worth celebrating. (more...)
Great British Bake Off proves ratings victor for Channel 4 Great British Bake Off proves ratings victor for Channel 4
- August 30, 2017

The Great British Bake Off is back tonight on Channel 4 at 8pm. The moment none of us could have anticipated would be one of the top entertainment stories of 2014, Iain Watters made headlines when his ruined Baked Alaska wound up in the bin, which he then frustratedly presented to the judges as his finished product. (more...)
Serge Aurier close to Tottenham move Serge Aurier close to Tottenham move
- August 30, 2017

He was given a two-month "convertible" prison sentence , which his lawyers have argued he will never have to serve, a €600 fine and a €1,500 damages bill. Waiting for a work permit that would allow him to ply his trade in England, L'Equipe are reporting on Wednesday that the Ivory Coast global will now sign a five-year deal with Spurs in the coming hours. (more...)
Grzegorz Krychowiak transfer talks for West Brom and PSG Grzegorz Krychowiak transfer talks for West Brom and PSG
- August 30, 2017

It is understood that the former Sevilla star is set to jet out to the West Midlands on Wednesday to sign for West Brom , but this latest report suggests that there could be a further twist in the tale. The 27-year-old Poland worldwide only moved to the big-spending French outfit on a five-year contract last summer in a 30million euros deal from Sevilla, but struggled to hold down regular first-team football with the Ligue 1 side last term, mainly because of PSG coach Unai Emery's preference ... (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to injury
- August 30, 2017

The world number three, who has won both the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2017, said he had recovered from the back complaint that forced him to withdraw from the Cincinnati Masters earlier this month. "That's something that I'll sit down and decide with my team", he replied. I think how the year has been going, they are still on top of everyone. "Hopefully I can do that like I have done in other big events this year, and we will see how it will go down in the end". (more...)
Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury Andy Murray withdraws from US Open with hip injury
- August 30, 2017

Was actually practicing OK the last few days, but it's too sore for me to win the tournament and ultimately that's what I was here to try and do. He was suffering during his French Open semi-final defeat by Stan Wawrinka in June and had to pull out of two exhibition matches in the run-up to Wimbledon. (more...)