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Ousmane Dembele: I did what I had to for Barcelona move Ousmane Dembele: I did what I had to for Barcelona move
- September 06, 2017

France attacker Ousmane Dembele has revealed that he turned down the chance to join Barcelona in 2016. Ousmane Dembele "did what he had to do" to secure his move to Barcelona and has explained this is why he missed Borussia Dortmund training. (more...)
Sporting accuse Hammers of lying over £27m Carvalho deal Sporting accuse Hammers of lying over £27m Carvalho deal
- September 06, 2017

Sporting Clube de Portugal is challenging him to publish the proposals that he said were made, as well as the proof that Sporting CP received them'. An escalating row has been developing between West Ham and Sporting over recent days, following the former's pursuit of Portuguese worldwide midfielder William Carvalho . (more...)
Julie 2 2017 Pahlaj Nihalani movies Trailer is out Julie 2 2017 Pahlaj Nihalani movies Trailer is out
- September 06, 2017

Call it irony or anything else, Nihalani is now backing a project that would have been "bold and unpleasant" by his standards of decency during his tenure as CBFC chief. "If you can not digest the film, I will give you a digestive tablet". Some users were just happy to see that Pahlaj had "bounced back" from his abrupt removal from the Censor Board. (more...)
Alabama close to being a unanimous No. 1 in both polls
- September 05, 2017

No. 11 MI was one of those aforementioned slow starters on Saturday, putting themselves behind against a depleted No. 17 Florida team . X MI 33-17. The Gators did not score an offensive touchdown in the game. 1 in both polls. Other notable slips on the polls include No. 4 USC, who fell back to No. 6 this week after needing four quarters to put away an unranked Western Michigan team at home on Saturday. (more...)
National Football League asks judge to toss Elliott's attempt to block 6-game suspension National Football League asks judge to toss Elliott's attempt to block 6-game suspension
- September 05, 2017

At the end of the day however, Elliott's status is significant. Elliott , 22, was never charged in the case and has denied the allegations. The first shoe to drop. Cowboys general counsel Jason Cohen observed the three-day appeal hearing Elliott took part in this week in NY. If the arbiter doesn't decide on Elliott's appeal by 5 p.m. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell signs his Steelers franchise tender Le'Veon Bell signs his Steelers franchise tender
- September 05, 2017

Bell was participating in his first practice of 2017 on Monday after he held out from training camp looking for a long-term contract. His performance earned him an invitation to the Pro Bowl and the title of the outstanding player of the Steelers . (more...)
Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Set To Begin Hip Rehab This Week Cavaliers' Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Set To Begin Hip Rehab This Week
- September 05, 2017

The trade was actually momentarily stalled after Thomas underwent a troubling physical which revealed a greater hip injury than Cleveland had originally presumed, but after receiving one additional future second round pick, the deal officially went through. (more...)
White House Defends Trump's Proposal to Cut Disaster Relief Budget White House Defends Trump's Proposal to Cut Disaster Relief Budget
- September 05, 2017

Failing to raise the debt limit would risk a market-shattering first-ever USA default. "Our committee is prepared to do its part to make resources available to those affected by Hurricane Harvey through the Disaster Relief Fund and other federal channels". (more...)
Anthony Joshua confirms fight with Kubrat Pulev Anthony Joshua confirms fight with Kubrat Pulev
- September 05, 2017

Klitschko knocked out the Bulgarian back in November 2014, but Pulev has responded with five straight wins since then, including one over Britain's Derek Chisora. " Anthony Joshua is a great and unsafe rival, but his style fits perfectly with mine". IBO heavyweight championship of the world against the fighter named Kubrat Pulev . (more...)
Rockets Sold to Houston Billionaire Tilman Fertitta for Record $2.2 Billion Rockets Sold to Houston Billionaire Tilman Fertitta for Record $2.2 Billion
- September 05, 2017

MORE: Most expensive sports teams ever soldThe owner of Landry's, Inc., and chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston , Forbes calls Fertitta the "World's Richest Restaurateur". Terms of the sale were not disclosed, and Mr. Fertitta has no other partners in connection with the transaction. Alexander bought the franchise for $85 million back in 1993, and the Rockets subsequently won back-to-back championships in 1994 and 1995. (more...)
Charlotte Edwards, ex-England women's captain, retires from professional cricket Charlotte Edwards, ex-England women's captain, retires from professional cricket
- September 05, 2017

Despite being unceremoniously removed from national captaincy - all but shattering her dream to feature in the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup - Edwards remains England's most capped player. Ironically, Matthews perished at the hands of her Windies teammate and skipper Taylor, when she was caught and bowled in the eighth over. Taylor faced 29 deliveries and struck four fours and a six while Luff cracked five fours in 24-ball cameo. (more...)
Griezmann's buy-out clause drops back down to €100m Griezmann's buy-out clause drops back down to €100m
- September 05, 2017

However, following the Court of Arbitration upholding Atletico Madrid's transfer ban which prevented Los Rojiblancos from making any signings, including a potential replacement for Griezmann , the winger decided announced that he would remain in the Spanish capital, calling a move a "dirty trick". (more...)
Mulgrew limps off in Scotland win Mulgrew limps off in Scotland win
- September 05, 2017

Gordon Strachan's side need to win all their remaining games if they are to have any realistic chance of getting to the 2018 tournament in Russian Federation after a disappointing start to the campaign. "The Slovakia game will be massive now and hopefully the fans come out and support us next month". "He's got us playing and brought in some new faces which has lifted us and that's what we wanted". (more...)
Saina Nehwal to return to Gopichand Academy Saina Nehwal to return to Gopichand Academy
- September 05, 2017

I'm very happy to be back home and training here in Hyderabad ... During the three years that she trained at the Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) in Bangalore, Saina was guided by former two-time national champion Vimal Kumar to the World No 1 position - where she was ensconced for almost four months in 2015, over three distinct periods in April, May, and August to October- and to two World Championship medals she won in Jakarta and Glasgow. (more...)
Thomas and Leishman share third round lead at Boston Thomas and Leishman share third round lead at Boston
- September 05, 2017

How JT played the 12th in the final round. As for Mickelson, his reputation more than his production this season has left him with the kind of long shadow that can make a young man like Thomas think. Spieth, JT's better.' You just never really hear that. His 66 marked his lowest opening round at TPC Boston. He has to be encouraged, however, by the fact that he's not even in the top 10 in putting and still scoring like insane. (more...)
Tennessee beats Georgia Tech in 2OT in season-opener Tennessee beats Georgia Tech in 2OT in season-opener
- September 05, 2017

Things were looking especially bad until UT cut Tech's lead to 21-14 in the third quarter on a touchdown pass from Quinten Dormady to Marquez Callaway . Although I'm sure that Paul Johnson's crew would trade any of the aforementioned stats for a "W", these numbers are definitely encouraging for the Jackets going forward. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Admits He Considered Leaving Arsenal
- September 05, 2017

Arsenal legend, Emmanuel Petit has said that players of the club are acting, "like babies". Everybody was in doubt about whether or not Wenger would come back, including the Frenchman himself. Of course, getting into the Champions League is part of the journey, and the toughest part, but if they can get there, in Wenger's previous year, I think we will be in some fine fettle. (more...)
FSU in the NFL: Former Noles victims of cuts before regular season FSU in the NFL: Former Noles victims of cuts before regular season
- September 05, 2017

Brady is easily a future Hall of Famer with his five Super Bowl rings and has the ability to come behind from several touchdowns and beat the opposition. "We have a surprise for our fans", Kraft said recently. My main thing is the defense, don't lose confidence in what you got going on because he's going to make plays - it's Tom Brady . (more...)
MS Dhoni Gains Places in Latest ICC ODI Rankings MS Dhoni Gains Places in Latest ICC ODI Rankings
- September 05, 2017

This could be due to heavy T20 influence; he plays the IPL for Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kohli also became the first player to score 1000 ODI runs in 2017. Virat Kohli made 110 in 116 deliveries. "We feel that he (Kusal Mendis) is mentally weak and the technical aspects also matters". We have seen that in Tests and now in ODIs too. (more...)
Leishman shares lead in US PGA playoffs Leishman shares lead in US PGA playoffs
- September 05, 2017

Marc Leishman , who started the day in a tie for the lead with Thomas , finished third, four shots back after making five bogeys over his final nine holes. Earlier last week , Mickelson cryptically claimed his doctor had discovered some malady that had been disturbing his ability to focus and cured it. (more...)
David Wright To Undergo Shoulder Surgery Tuesday David Wright To Undergo Shoulder Surgery Tuesday
- September 05, 2017

While we have no doubt that Wright will have more than enough sheer will to go through it, the time aspect seems to be running out as every year passes that he suffers some type of debilitating injury . The 34-year-old third baseman is putting himself through another operation to try to return to play for the Mets. However, injuries have hampered him the past several seasons. (more...)
Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants
- September 05, 2017

Starting pitcher Chad Bettis was solid on the mound and clutch at the plate. The right-hander sent a two-out single to right field in the fourth inning, scoring Carlos Gonzalez and tying the ballgame at three. They went 6-for-8 and each hit his 10th home run. The Giants took a 2-0 lead against Bettis on home runs by Joe Panik (first inning) and Denard Span (third inning). (more...)
Harvey flood victim returns to find 9-foot alligator in Houston home Harvey flood victim returns to find 9-foot alligator in Houston home
- September 04, 2017

Constable Mark Herman of Harris County, Texas denoted that the owner was shocked. Deputies had "responded to an intruder call at a residence near Lake Houston", the post said. A slew of other weird animal appearances have been documented on social media in Harvey's aftermath. But [alligator relocation specialist Chris] Stephens said he's telling callers to stay calm, keep their distance and definitely don't try for a selfie with the animal; those with a gator under their auto might try ... (more...)
Three Nittany Lions to watch against Akron Three Nittany Lions to watch against Akron
- September 04, 2017

An offseason unlike any other in years past was full of sky-high expectations and the challenge of trying to repeat as Big Ten champions begins to take shape Saturday at noon in Beaver Stadium when the Akron Zips come to town. "When he plays for us, he brings a physical component to our offensive line that we probably don't have without him", Franklin said. "It would not shock me if he went out there and just dominated this whole year", Gattis said. (more...)
Manchester United sign midfielder Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol Manchester United sign midfielder Arnau Puigmal from Espanyol
- September 04, 2017

Manchester United have completed the signing of Spain youth global Arnau Puigmal . Although the Citizens are banned from signing youth players from fellow English clubs, they are still able to snap-up talent from around the world. As part of the structural changes, Butt was appointed Head of Academy last February, while United have also snared two influential City figures to help lead the charge in David Harrison and Lyndon Tomlinson, brought in to oversee academy recruitment . (more...)