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Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal Thomas Lemar Shows Arsenal What Could Have Been With Dazzling Goal
- September 02, 2017

The Gunners made a late move for the France global on Thursday, with a £90million bid reportedly accepted by the French outfit. And they want to replace the Chilean with a player manager Arsene Wenger has been chasing all summer. "I'm a Monaco player, I'm very happy there". You have to respect what really happens on the negotiation side. Monaco star Thomas Lemar has commented on the reported £92 million (R1.53 billion) transfer to Arsenal that failed to materialise on deadline day. (more...)
Thomas Lemar scores twice for France after snubbing £90m move to Arsenal Thomas Lemar scores twice for France after snubbing £90m move to Arsenal
- September 02, 2017

Lemar's arrival at Arsenal would have triggered Sanchez's move to Manchester, yet both deals collapsed amid initial reports that the Gunners "decided" not to finalise the deal as they ran out of time to conclude the deal. But the transfer window slammed shut on Thursday night with no move materialising. "The player has chosen to stay at Monaco", Wenger told BeIN . (more...)
Who's in and who's out for the Seahawks preseason finale in Oakland Who's in and who's out for the Seahawks preseason finale in Oakland
- September 02, 2017

But Seattle coach Pete Carroll said it's still an important game for the coaches to get one last look at some players before teams have to cut their rosters to 53 players. There, questions linger about whether Kasen Williams is a lock after a big preseason and whether second-year player Tanner McEvoy will threaten newly-drafted rookie Amara Darboh for a spot on the roster. (more...)
Trentin gets 3rd stage win at Vuelta, Froome keeps lead Trentin gets 3rd stage win at Vuelta, Froome keeps lead
- September 02, 2017

He profited from flawless work from his teammates plus two uphill sections inside the final three kilometres in Tomares. He won by more than a bike length to complete the 198.4-kilometer ride from Coin to Tomares in 4 hours, 25 minutes, 13 seconds. (more...)
US vs Costa Rica CONCACAF WC Qualifiers US vs Costa Rica CONCACAF WC Qualifiers
- September 02, 2017

Last summer, the U.S. MNT dominated Costa Rica to the tune of 4-0 in group play of the Copa America Centenario; however, Los Ticos flipped that scoreline last November when the teams met in San Jose, Costa Rica on Matchday 2 of the Final Round of World Cup Qualifying with a 4-0 win of their own that left the US in a rough spot to being the Hex . (more...)
Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record Thomas Lemar - Liverpool prepared to shatter their transfer record
- September 02, 2017

But the addition of Oxlade-Chamberlain has no impact on Liverpool's club-record pursuit of attacking midfielder Lemar , who has been the subject of several bids in recent days. Liverpool have been in talks with Monaco over a deal for Lemar this week - reportedly holding a meeting on Wednesday lunchtime - and will need to act fast if the France global is to be playing his football at Anfield this season. (more...)
"We just need the red tape to be cleared": Houston mayor
- September 02, 2017

After receiving an overwhelming number of inquiries from citizens and corporations who would like to help, Mayor Sylvester Turner has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund that will accept tax deductible flood relief donations. "And so we're turning to recovery and housing, especially for individuals whose homes were greatly damaged". One of their reporters, Joel Eisenbaum, rode along with first reponders in Houston neighborhood where flood waters have risen above many one-story ... (more...)
Oakland Raiders Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Seahawks Oakland Raiders Preseason: 3 Takeaways vs Seahawks
- September 02, 2017

Boykin completed 11-of-21 passes for 166 yards and a touchdown. He impressed through the first three games, and was terrific again tonight with an interception to his name. "He was 5-for-5 on the drive, a big touchdown pass, he handled the clock and everything beautifully and very poised and all, so a really good showing for him". (more...)
Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund Shapovalov's US Open star rises with win over Edmund
- September 02, 2017

He will have his work cut out, though, with 18-year-old Shapovalov following up his win against Rafael Nadal in Montreal earlier this month by knocking out Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in NY. The problem seemed to arise early in the third set, and treatment was first dispensed at 2-3 when Edmund sat down in his chair. The 18-year-old, who stunned No 8 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the third round at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, imposed himself much more in the second set, and ... (more...)
Sanchez Devastated At Failed City Move Sanchez Devastated At Failed City Move
- September 02, 2017

Speaking after his starring role for France in Paris, 21-year-old Lemar affirmed his delight at staying with the club he originally joined in 2015. That claim drew a bemused response from officials at the Etihad Stadium. Wenger also confirmed that Lemar turned Arsenal down despite a bid of £92m being made for midfielder - which would have been the biggest signing in English football history. (more...)
US Open: Federer survives another 5-set marathon US Open: Federer survives another 5-set marathon
- September 02, 2017

Roger Federer needed a second successive five-setter to reach the US Open third round on Thursday with a 6-1, 6-7 (3/7), 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 win over fellow veteran Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation. Kerber is the third top seed to go out in the first round after No 2 Simona Halep and seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost on Monday. Nadal will face Argentine Leo Mayer. (more...)
Youzh-No! Federer survives another five-setter Youzh-No! Federer survives another five-setter
- September 02, 2017

After losing the first set, the Mallorcan even trailed by a break early on in the second set before finding a firmer footing in the match to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. "It really put me in a tough spot there", he added. Kerber is the third top seed to go out in the first round after No 2 Simona Halep and seventh-seeded Johanna Konta lost on Monday. (more...)
Liverpool will sanction Coutinho sale, but only on one condition Liverpool will sanction Coutinho sale, but only on one condition
- September 02, 2017

However, the Reds have since sealed their place into the Champions League group stages and completed the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain today. This global break may ultimately shut the entire door for #Barcelona in their pursuit of Liverpool attacker Philippe Coutinho and Neymar is reportedly playing a part in it. (more...)
National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice National Football League clears Martavis Bryant for regular season games and practice
- September 02, 2017

Two weeks into training camp, Bryant was cleared to participate in practices and preseason games after meeting the conditions of his initial reinstatement. UPDATE: The PPG's Ray Fiitipaldo is now reporting Bryant has not been technically fully reinstated. Mainly because the league is very, very incompetent at their jobs . (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton Detroit Tigers trade OF Justin Upton
- September 02, 2017

Even though he is set to make $88.5 million over the next four seasons, Upton has said on multiple occasions that he had not yet decided on if he would opt-out of the contract to test free agency. Thursday also marked the final day that a team could complete a waiver trade and still include the acquired player on the playoff roster, so this move came in just under the gun. (more...)
Browns cut quarterback Brock Osweiler Browns cut quarterback Brock Osweiler
- September 02, 2017

Insert knowing guffaw here, Texans fans... But then he only completed 12 of 24 passes for 67 yards, no touchdowns, and an interception in two preseason games. Instead, he was given an opportunity to compete with Cody Kessler and second-round pick DeShone Kizer , but Osweiler was eventually beat out by the rookie. (more...)
Saints WR Willie Snead suspended for 3 games Saints WR Willie Snead suspended for 3 games
- September 02, 2017

Snead was a favorite among fantasy analysts this offseason, but this will likely drop him out of the top 40 wide receivers in drafts, and rightfully so. That will factor into how we plan for the early part of the season". Snead will return week four in London against the Dolphins. In his rookie season he totaled 984 yards receiving with three touchdowns, and last season he tallied 895 yards and four touchdowns. (more...)
Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Falcons for 2018 fifth-round pick Broncos trade Ty Sambrailo to Falcons for 2018 fifth-round pick
- September 02, 2017

The Falcons have agreed to trade a 2018 fifth-round pick to the Denver Broncos for tackle Ty Sambrailo . Unfortunately, Sambrailo never lived up to the high expectations bestowed upon him. Sambrailo sat on the bubble with the Broncos, losing ground in the battle for playing time at left and right tackle spots. The Broncos have not yet finalized a 53-man roster, but Garett Bolles, Allen Barbre, Matt Paradis, Ron Leary, Menelik Watson , Connor McGovern, Billy Tuner and Donald Stephenson ... (more...)
Brendan Schaub Discusses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz Brendan Schaub Discusses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz
- September 02, 2017

However, it seems fans still can't get enough of the epic encounter as reactions to the super-fight still continue to emerge online. Mayweather said after the fight that he had anticipated this and just let McGregor tire himself out. "It was an exciting, entertaining fight and there was massive interest", Espinoza told The Times, crediting strong digital sales to boost the overall domestic take. (more...)
Arsenal mess up Pep's plans on deadline day Arsenal mess up Pep's plans on deadline day
- September 02, 2017

Reports on Wednesday claimed Liverpool have agreed a £35 million deal with Arsenal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Arsene Wenger's side had a wage bill of £191m two seasons ago, according to the most recent club accounts available via Companies House, and therefore would need to sell Alexis before bringing in a high-profile player. (more...)
Federer edges Youzhny in 5 sets at US Open; Nadal needs 4 Federer edges Youzhny in 5 sets at US Open; Nadal needs 4
- September 01, 2017

The two-time US Open then wrapped up the match in the fourth set, 6-2. Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer needed a second successive five-setter to reach the US Open third round while Rafael Nadal of Spain also made it to third round. (more...)
Angels acquire Upton, Phillips at deadline
- September 01, 2017

Upton determined he was leaning towards opting out of his contract at the end of the season, and the Angels were more than happy to take on the remaining amount he's owed this season. Acquired in the off-season, the Tigers may have found their centerfielder of the future in the form of Mikie Mahtook. "I think I can be a piece that helps that". (more...)
Homeless woman found dead in hotel where she lived with children Homeless woman found dead in hotel where she lived with children
- September 01, 2017

In the early hours of Thursday morning, Gardaí began the investigation into the discovery of a man who had been found in the Dublin City Centre. Its understood that South Dublin County Council had offered the woman permanent social housing in recent days, which she had accepted. (more...)
Rafael Nadal battles into US Open third round Rafael Nadal battles into US Open third round
- September 01, 2017

Daniel had never gone beyond the second round at a Grand Slam, but he hit 11 winners on his way to taking the first set in hugely impressive fashion. But Nadal hit a nasty forehand victor down the line to break back. Tomorrow I will work hard to try to find better feelings. Nadal was at one stage staring down the barrel of joining top seeds Alexander Zverev (four), Grigor Dimitrov (seven), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (eight), Jack Sock (13), Nick Kyrgios (14) and Tomas Berdych (15) to be knocked ... (more...)
£10.5M hitman has contract cancelled by the Blues £10.5M hitman has contract cancelled by the Blues
- September 01, 2017

The France worldwide signed for Chelsea in 2014, but started just nine Premier League games in two seasons before enduring an injury-hit loan spell at Crystal Palace in 2016-17. Remy scored seven Premier League goals in the 2014-15 season as Chelsea won the Premier League title. Remy had drawn interest from Marseille, Everton, Swansea and Newcastle during the transfer window but has opted to move to Spain. (more...)