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2017/18 Season preview — Manchester United 2017/18 Season preview — Manchester United
- August 10, 2017

Manchester United have had an eye-catching summer as they have made three high-profile signings to date and hope to make more before the end of the season. For Zidane, the good atmosphere in the squad is fundamental to achieving his goals. With the Welshman making way, this would solve the reticence of the promising Monaco striker. (more...)
USM's Tori Bowie is the fastest woman in the world USM's Tori Bowie is the fastest woman in the world
- August 10, 2017

Bowie was considered by many as a better fit for the 200 metres race but she insisted on focusing on the shorter distance in London . "I had no idea", Bowie said. The stunning reversal of Jamaica's sprint fortunes was highlighted by the fact that it didn't have a medalist in the women's 100 for the first time in 14 years. (more...)
Sanchez to stay at Arsenal Sanchez to stay at Arsenal
- August 10, 2017

Ahead of his side's Community Shield penalty shoot out victory over Chelsea , though Sanchez sustained the knock and will now absent for the games against Leicester and Stoke City . "I feel good. I'm an Arsenal player, I have two years on my contract at least". Alexis Sanchez has been told to snub Manchester City for PSG - by former Barcelona team-mates Neymar and Dani Alves. (more...)
Frazier, Yanks overcome shaky Tanaka, beat Blue Jays 11-5 Frazier, Yanks overcome shaky Tanaka, beat Blue Jays 11-5
- August 10, 2017

Tepera hit Gary Sanchez and Chase Headley with pitches, then walked Todd Frazier with one out to load the bases. Frazier also hit a double, a single and was hit by a pitch. Cooper was not in the original starting lineup but replaced Clint Frazier , who felt tightness in his oblique during batting practice and is scheduled for an MRI on Thursday. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Called Kyrie Irving Called "Courageous" By Ex-Cavs GM David Griffin
- August 10, 2017

Griffin would not speculate which team Irving might play for next season, but he did conclude that both sides would be better off moving on, and that a deal will be made before opening night. "I don't think this is youth and ignorance". The Cavs struggled mightily in Irving's first few seasons as franchise centerpiece, with repeated trips to the lottery. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of Cincinnati Open Andy Murray pulls out of Cincinnati Open
- August 10, 2017

The British world No1 has not played since his quarter-final defeat there to Sam Querrey , but still hopes to fit for next month's US Open. "I always enjoy playing there, and I look forward to returning next year". A seven-time Western & Southern Open champion, Federer carries a 10-match winning streak into this event, having won the title in each of his last two appearances (2014-15). (more...)
FSU Alumni: Dalvin Cook listed first on Vikings depth chart at RB FSU Alumni: Dalvin Cook listed first on Vikings depth chart at RB
- August 10, 2017

Today was just the start toward that direction". Murray said he still feels some pain in his ankle, but likened it to the normal soreness any player feels after two weeks of training camp. Murray is no stranger to missing time due to injury, as he was sidelined his entire rookie season after being drafted by the Raiders in 2013. Left tackle Riley Reiff returned to the offensive line for the first time since suffering an injury on July 27. (more...)
John Cena vs. Baron Corbin made official John Cena vs. Baron Corbin made official
- August 10, 2017

The Singh Brothers were kept off TV this week to sell their injuries from the Punjabi Prison match. Speaking of the Modern Day Maharaja, Mahal will have one more match with Randy Orton this week. Accused of "phoning it in" after uninspiring feuds with Dolph Ziggler and Baron Corbin , Nakamura looked a far cry from his excellent NXT days - although whether that was the fault of Shinsuke himself, or whether he was hamstrung by WWE's stricter main roster style remains debatable. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade rumors: Jay Bruce traded to Indians Major League Baseball trade rumors: Jay Bruce traded to Indians
- August 10, 2017

He has a $13-million salary this year and can become a free agent after the World Series. Michael Brantley was placed on the DL earlier today with an ankle injury, so that injury may be worse than expected. Bruce was acquired from Cincinnati at last year's trade deadline. They again tried to deal him before last week's non-waiver trade deadline but again failed to move him. (more...)
Chelsea interested in signing Joao Cancelo from Valencia Chelsea interested in signing Joao Cancelo from Valencia
- August 10, 2017

It is understood that the Premier League champions have been keeping an eye on the right-back and were particularly impressed when he was playing for Portugal at the European U-21 championships this summer. The player's versatility can also prove to be an asset for the Italian manager. It seems likely that Eric Dier or Moussa Sissoko will play right wing back at St James' Park in Trippier's absence. (more...)
Pierre confirms Bisping showdown will take place Nov Pierre confirms Bisping showdown will take place Nov
- August 10, 2017

The fight will take place at Madison Square Garden as the UFC makes its second appearance at the historic arena in NY. Given the Conor McGregor-sized hole in the UFC's PPV pulling power this year, the return of "Rush" could not come at a better time. (more...)
Arsenal manager speaks ahead of Leicester opener Arsenal manager speaks ahead of Leicester opener
- August 10, 2017

Sanchez, 28, has been linked with a move to PSG, who have just completed a world-record 222 million euros ($260 million) swoop for Barcelona superstar Neymar . "Always for us Alexis Sanchez is a loss". "I have plenty of uncertainties about the players who didn't play against Chelsea", said the boss . Speaking after Arsenal beat Chelsea on penalties at Wembley, Wenger revealed he was looking to trim his squad before the transfer window closes, but he said no departures were now ... (more...)
Have you remembered to pick your team?
- August 10, 2017

The day has even been marked with a dedicated website - FantasyFootballDay.com - which includes hints and tips for managers, exclusive videos from football influencers and everything budding Guardiolas need to know ahead of them making their final selections. (more...)
Vince Wilfork Signs Patriots Contract to Officially Retire with Franchise Vince Wilfork Signs Patriots Contract to Officially Retire with Franchise
- August 10, 2017

Belichick called being able to select Wilfork No. 21 overall in the 2004 draft one of the biggest surprises in his coaching career, as he was expected to go way higher in the draft. You made me prove it every time I stepped on the field". "For 20 years I've been on a schedule, and the last thing I want to do is jump into something right now". (more...)
Ole Miss Committee on Infractions hearing date set Ole Miss Committee on Infractions hearing date set
- August 10, 2017

The suit was dismissed without prejudice, meaning it can be refiled. In the lawsuit, Nutt alleged he was slandered by comments made by certain Ole Miss athletics officials-and that these comments prevented him from finding another job in the coaching profession. (more...)
Relief for Sreesanth; High Court Lifts BCCI Life Ban on Player Relief for Sreesanth; High Court Lifts BCCI Life Ban on Player
- August 10, 2017

He became the center of Indian celebrations in World Twenty20 Championship, 2007 where he held on to the catch of the Final wicket. One of the key members in the whole saga is BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit head Neeraj Kumar, who was actually instrumental is unearthing the 2013 spot-fixing scandal in which Sreesanth was allegedly involved. (more...)
UCLA QB Josh Rosen on being a student athlete UCLA QB Josh Rosen on being a student athlete
- August 10, 2017

Josh Rosen's recent comments in an interview with Bleacher Report won't set well with many student-athletes who have gone before him, but what he has to say about football and education could open many eyes. Football and school have gone together as long as there has been college football. Players either leave school without a degree, or with one that's been heavily watered down due to conflicts. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool in good shape ahead of new campaign' Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool in good shape ahead of new campaign'
- August 10, 2017

Liverpool are unbeaten in pre-season, aside from losing on penalties in the Audi Cup against Atletico Madrid, and have looked sharp with some impressive performances against Crystal Palace and Leicester in the Asia Trophy in Hong Kong, while wins over Bayern Munich, Hertha Berlin and Athletic Bilbao have also been well received. (more...)
Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update Arsenal fans aren't buying Arsene Wenger's latest Alexis Sanchez update
- August 10, 2017

If the Gunners are dead set on landing the young frontman it will cost them £90m but Metro says it is "unlikely that Arsene Wenger would sanction such a huge transfer fee". "There is no reason why we shouldn't do it". Wenger also dismissed Chelsea's reported interest in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying he is still firmly in his first-team plans. (more...)
Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m semi-finals in World Championship time-trial Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m semi-finals in World Championship time-trial
- August 10, 2017

The 30-year-old, who was told he could not take up his place in the 400m final on medical grounds following illness, clocked 20.14 seconds to place second in the first semi-final heat in torrential rain at the London Stadium . Ireland's Thomas Barr withdrew from the 400m semifinals, while German and Canadian athletes also staying at The Tower Hotel near Tower Bridge were affected too. (more...)