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Alabama's Nick Saban said background check kept him from hiring Zach Smith Alabama's Nick Saban said background check kept him from hiring Zach Smith
- August 06, 2019

When appearing in front of the media Saturday, he did confirm that Smith was interviewed for an open position in early 2018, but after some background checking and further interviews, the program made a decision to go down another path. Smith was sacked by Meyer and Ohio State six months later after reports revealed a history of domestic abuse allegations against him. "We talk to a lot of coaches about a lot of things". (more...)
No breaks at all: Kyrgios edges Medvedev for Citi Open title No breaks at all: Kyrgios edges Medvedev for Citi Open title
- August 06, 2019

However, the 24-year-old's successful run on American soil will propel him into the world's top 30, though he dedicated the triumph to those who have stuck by him during the low points. "Congrats man, and hopefully you can win many more like this". "I've proved to myself and a lot of people that have backed me that I still have it". (more...)
Brendon McCullum: Ex-New Zealand skipper announces playing retirement Brendon McCullum: Ex-New Zealand skipper announces playing retirement
- August 06, 2019

McCullum has been an in-demand T20 cricketer since his worldwide retirement, with stints in the IPL with Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Brisbane Heat in the Big Bash, Lahore Qalandars in the PSL and Trinbago Knight Riders in the CPL. (more...)
Michael Conlan, Diego Alberto Ruiz - Go Face To Face Michael Conlan, Diego Alberto Ruiz - Go Face To Face
- August 06, 2019

Paddy Barnes vs. Joel Sanchez, 6 rounds, flyweight For more information, visit: www.toprank.com, www. espn .com/boxing; Facebook: facebook.com/trboxing; Twitter: twitter.com/trboxing. When he takes on Conlan in Ireland he will be fighting for the first time on foreign soil and it will be an interesting test for the 25-year-old orthodox boxer. (more...)
An stays ahead at Wyndham Championship, Spieth implodes An stays ahead at Wyndham Championship, Spieth implodes
- August 06, 2019

Poston shot an 8-under 62 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the tour's regular-season finale. He shot a 5-under 65 on the Sedgefield Country Club course in Greensboro, N.C. It was a tough day for three-time Major victor Jordan Spieth, who went into the round four off the lead but ended up failing to make the 54-hole cut after a seven-over 77. (more...)
Shattenkirk was 'pretty pissed off' about Rangers buying him out
- August 06, 2019

The team announced that it has signed the defenseman to a one-year, $1.75 million contract. "Talking with coach [Jon] Cooper and some of the players in Tampa, knowing what happened to them a year ago in the playoffs, I feel like we kind of share that mentality of playing with a chip on our shoulder", Shattenkirk said. (more...)
Coco, fellow teen McNally reach Citi doubles final Coco, fellow teen McNally reach Citi doubles final
- August 06, 2019

Gauff and McNally routed the third-seeded team of Russian Anna Kalinskaya and Miyu Kato of Japan 6-1, 6-2. Their victory Friday came after McNally returned to the court after pulling off the latest upset in the women's field. On the men's side, Andy Murray moved closer to a singles return six months after right-hip surgery, while Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas rolled into the world's top five. (more...)
Bjorg Lambrecht: Belgian cyclist dies following crash during the Tour de Pologne Bjorg Lambrecht: Belgian cyclist dies following crash during the Tour de Pologne
- August 06, 2019

The cycling world is in mourning after 22-year-old star Bjorg Lambrecht tragically died following a crash during the Tour de Pologne race in Poland. " My deepest condolences to family, friends and team ". The victor of this morning's stage, Pascal Ackermann, said today's result "doesn't matter". (more...)
Basketball star banned after drug test reveals he's 'pregnant' Basketball star banned after drug test reveals he's 'pregnant'
- August 06, 2019

In addition to Monaco, Cooper has also played for teams in Greece, Russia and France. He was trying to make a move to join the Bosnian national team a year ago. Looking to join the Bosnian national team as a naturalised player, Cooper needed to take a drug test as part of the formalities. The doping ban runs through June 24, 2020. (more...)
Jets trade with Ravens for OL Alex Lewis Jets trade with Ravens for OL Alex Lewis
- August 06, 2019

Trading Lewis will save the Ravens about $2.1 million in salary cap space. But one cut from the Baltimore Ravens has surprised a number of people. NY did not want to allow Lewis to hit the open market. Lewis started 10 games for the Ravens at left guard last season after missing the entire 2017 season due to shoulder surgery. (more...)
99,000 fans see Suarez sink Arsenal in Griezmann’s Camp Nou debut 99,000 fans see Suarez sink Arsenal in Griezmann’s Camp Nou debut
- August 05, 2019

On the London-based opponent, Valverde commented that they are "a tough rival, we hope everything goes well". Arsenal fans are still waiting to see Nicolas Pepe in action following his move from Lille. The Spanish gaffer added: "He's been training with us for two days only so it was better for him to continue at Colney". The Dutchman made a fine impression on his home debut despite Arsenal going into half-time with the lead thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (more...)
Messi strains calf, will miss Barcelona’s USA trip Messi strains calf, will miss Barcelona’s USA trip
- August 05, 2019

It wasn't to be this time but we'll see each other again soon. - When does the 2019-20 La Liga season begin?- ESPN Premier League fantasy: Enroll now!"Messi withdrew from the session due to discomfort in his proper leg", Barca mentioned in a press release."Checks carried out have recognized a grade one calf pressure for the Argentine". (more...)
Liverpool bring in West Ham man to replace Mignolet Liverpool bring in West Ham man to replace Mignolet
- August 05, 2019

But Liverpool have moved swiftly to replace Bruges-bound Mignolet and want the 32-year-old to provide experienced back-up to their established Brazil global. Is Adrian a good replacement for Mignolet? And he was popular in east London but was eventually let go because he took too many risks and couldn't get near Lukasz Fabianski's level. (more...)
Trump Floats Tying Immigration, 'Strong' Background Check Legislation Together Trump Floats Tying Immigration, 'Strong' Background Check Legislation Together
- August 05, 2019

Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying this legislation with desperately needed immigration reform. Five of those killed in the El Paso shooting were identified as Mexican citizens - Sara Esther Regalado, Adolfo Cerros Hernández, Jorge Calvillo García, Elsa Mendoza de la Mora, and Gloria Irma Márquez - and among his other victims were Jordan and Andre Anchondo. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino gives injury updates on Alli & Foyth after Inter Milan clash Mauricio Pochettino gives injury updates on Alli & Foyth after Inter Milan clash
- August 05, 2019

However, if the latest report is to be believed, Spurs could yet part company with the commanding centre-half, as Roma have submitted an offer for the 30-year-old. "With Juan I think the medical staff are going to update in the next few days", he continued. "We hope he can recover as soon as possible". "We are going to arrive in a very good condition [for the first game], but maybe not in an ideal condition". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association could exceed plans to double Women's World Cup prize fund Federation Internationale de Football Association could exceed plans to double Women's World Cup prize fund
- August 05, 2019

Departing coach Jill Ellis and the United States women's national team began the their five-game victory tour with a 3-0 win over Ireland on Saturday night that renewed attention on the players' gender discrimination lawsuit , in areas including financial compensation, against governing body US Soccer. (more...)
Chelsea boss Lampard unsure on Kante fitness ahead of Man Utd opener Chelsea boss Lampard unsure on Kante fitness ahead of Man Utd opener
- August 05, 2019

Chelsea are believed to have paid around £35m for the English midfielder. It comes after Blues boss Frank Lampard left both players out of his squad for Saturday's pre-season friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach . "We are a team that has worked very hard but we need to be absolutely focused because it is going to be a tough game". The French midfielder generally made his name at Leicester City during their extraordinary title-winning season. (more...)
Barcelona outcast Philippe Coutinho 'refuses to go out on loan' Barcelona outcast Philippe Coutinho 'refuses to go out on loan'
- August 05, 2019

Coutinho has not hit the heights at the Camp Nou since his big-money move from Liverpool previous year and has often been the subject if boos from the Barca faithful. The Sun reveals that Emirates head of football Raul Sanllehi will allegedly lead the negotiations as he plans to make another major signing despite being cash strapped. (more...)
Liverpool selling Mignolet to Club Brugge Liverpool selling Mignolet to Club Brugge
- August 05, 2019

Liverpool will receive an initial fee of £6.4m with a further £1.8m in add-ons, having granted the 31-year-old's wish to leave in search of regular first-team football. But Mignolet was kept as back-up while Karius was sent out on loan to Besiktas . Andy Lonergan, the former Preston and Leeds 'keeper, has been training with the team during pre-season but will not be joining permanently. (more...)
Tsitsipas, Kyrgios to meet in blockbuster Washington semi Tsitsipas, Kyrgios to meet in blockbuster Washington semi
- August 05, 2019

Medvedev, chasing his fifth career ATP title, took the only break at the start and never faced a break point. Get breaking news alerts. Auger-Aliassime's 11th double fault of the match allowed sixth seed Cilic to move through, with Medvedev waiting in the next round. (more...)

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