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Jontay Porter officially reclassifies, will join brother at Missouri this season Jontay Porter officially reclassifies, will join brother at Missouri this season
- August 10, 2017

Roberts, and, potentially, Johntay Porter. The 6-11, 240-pound forward officially reclassified from the 2018 class, bringing his post skills, shooting prowess and rebounding acumen back to his hometown of Columbia. "This is going to be a special year for Mizzou basketball, and I couldn't pass up on this opportunity to be a part of it", Jontay Porter told ESPN on Wednesday . (more...)
Van Niekerk's golden double on track - just Van Niekerk's golden double on track - just
- August 10, 2017

Van Niekerk's impressive times in the 200m this season - his 19.84 second run in Jamaica last month is the second quickest in the world this year - were enough to convince Bolt not to race over that distance at the IAAF World Championships in London . (more...)
Rally Cat sets up Cardinals grand slam, Royals lose 8-5 Rally Cat sets up Cardinals grand slam, Royals lose 8-5
- August 10, 2017

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain waits as a member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that wandered onto the field during the sixth inning of the Royalss baseball game against the St. After a squirrel ran across home plate at Busch Stadium during the Cardinals' 2011 National League Division Series game against the Philadelphia Phillies, it was adopted as the unofficial mascot and nicknamed "rally squirrel". (more...)
Liverpool legend: Coutinho needs 'war' to force Barca move Liverpool legend: Coutinho needs 'war' to force Barca move
- August 10, 2017

That conversation, however, came before Barcelona banked £200m courtesy of Neymar's departure to Paris Saint-Germain. It has been reported in England that the Catalan giants have had a second bid for Coutinho knocked back by Liverpool , who do not want to sell the Brazilian. (more...)
Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cleared to return to field Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cleared to return to field
- August 10, 2017

The Steelers are now holding their final open training camp practice prior to traveling to NY for the 2017 preseason opener and that means they won't be back on the fields of Saint Vincent College until Sunday. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that Bryant was "informed by the National Football League that he is now permitted to participate in preseason activities, including practices and games". (more...)
FA Community Shield: Chelsea vs Arsenal FA Community Shield: Chelsea vs Arsenal
- August 10, 2017

But he added: "For sure I am not frustrated because my role is the coach to train players and improve players. It has got nothing to do with us". Gary Cahill says Chelsea's record signing Alvaro Morata has settled well at the club, with the striker's fellow Spaniard's easing the process. (more...)
Mbappe move likely to be a battle of the Spanish giants Mbappe move likely to be a battle of the Spanish giants
- August 10, 2017

A second treble for the Catalans, unmatched in world football, was duly secured. Pogba had a decent first year at United , scoring five Premier League goals and notching the winner in United's 1-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League final, but decent doesn't cut it when you cost €105 million. (more...)
Blackmon's 12th-inning homer leads Rockies over Indians 3-2 Blackmon's 12th-inning homer leads Rockies over Indians 3-2
- August 10, 2017

Happ won his sixth straight decision against the Yankees, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat NY 4-2 on Tuesday night. With closer Greg Holland , Pat Neshek and Mike Dunn not available, Tyler Chatwood , normally a starter, pitched the bottom of the 12th inning to pick up his second career save. (more...)
Neymar's debut for Paris Saint-Germain could be delayed again
- August 10, 2017

Neymar became the most valuable player on the planet in completing a world-record €222 million transfer to Parc des Princes last week, after months of speculation over his future. "It was a hard choice, you as a father put yourself in his place, when a son makes a choice, and what do you do, do I force him to stay?" It will be an interesting to see how things pan out alongside Neymar at PSG . (more...)
Jammu and Kashmir: Three suspected militants killed in Pulwama's Tral region Jammu and Kashmir: Three suspected militants killed in Pulwama's Tral region
- August 10, 2017

He also informed that two rifles and one pistol have been recovered from the encounter site. Khan said the slain terrorists were members of Zakir Musa's Ansar Ghazwat-Ul-Hind terrorist group. The pictures were released by Zakir Musa group. Intense clashes between people of Tral and government forces took place near the site of the encounter soon after news of the gunfight spread. (more...)
Triumphant Federer in Fine Form in First Match Since Wimbledon Triumphant Federer in Fine Form in First Match Since Wimbledon
- August 10, 2017

In addition to putting players under pressure in terms of the prestige of dropping places in the rankings, the current system also impacts on seedings in future tournaments. "I would accept it, say, "Look, I had a great career, but thanks very much, I'll do something else". Federer took just 20 minutes to wrap up the opening set and the Canadian was unable to stop him sailing to a 5-0 advantage in the second. (more...)
William Byron to drive for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018 William Byron to drive for Hendrick Motorsports in 2018
- August 10, 2017

They announced on Wednesday that William Byron will replace Kasey Kahne in the 5 auto next season. The 19-year-old Liberty University student didn't hesitate with his reply. "When I told my parents that I wanted to drive race cars, they supported me and believed I could do it", Byron said. Axalta has been a Hendrick Motorsports corporate partner since 1992 and recently opened its state-of-the-art Customer Experience Center on the team's campus. (more...)
Man ''paints'' offensive tweets in Germany Twitter office Man ''paints'' offensive tweets in Germany Twitter office
- August 10, 2017

Germany has been trying to take a stand against some of the most popular social networks and their mishandling of abusive messages being so freely broadcasted, and despite efforts to crack down on the companies and even impose strict fines, some people, like German-Israeli artist Shahak Shapira , have found that little has changed. (more...)
West Ham forward Chicharito unsure about Man Utd celebration West Ham forward Chicharito unsure about Man Utd celebration
- August 10, 2017

And Hernandez is unsure how he will react if he opens his account for new side West Ham on the weekend. The Hammers are set to open their campaign at Old Trafford, taking on Manchester United on Sunday. "I had some great experiences there and it helped me when I did move on". Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart has joined on a season-long loan while his former team-mate at the Etihad Stadium, Pablo Zabaleta, has also come in. (more...)
Chelsea to bid £40 million for Tottenham star — Reports
- August 10, 2017

And Antonio Conte has been linked with a big money move to sign him up this summer as he prepares for the return of Champions League football to west London. This will further complicate any Danny Rose negotiations. Antonio Conte wants Chelsea to raid Tottenham with a bid for Danny Rose . Tottenham are unlikely to welcome the interest in Rose, but after selling Kyle Walker to Manchester City , the paper believes Chelsea have been given hope that Spurs can be persuaded to sell. (more...)
Sports Betting: Will Alexis Sanchez Stay Or Will He Leave Arsenal? Sports Betting: Will Alexis Sanchez Stay Or Will He Leave Arsenal?
- August 10, 2017

Concerns were raised when he declared himself "sick" on social media before pre-season training and, although he has since resumed work, he did not feature in Sunday's Community Shield win over Chelsea. Sanchez has yet to appear for Arsenal this summer, following his Confederations Cup participation and an extended holiday. I don't know [how long he will be out] - two weeks, one more week. (more...)
Freak injury lands Atlanta Braves SS Johan Camargo on DL Freak injury lands Atlanta Braves SS Johan Camargo on DL
- August 10, 2017

While leaving the field, Camargo required help walking and wasn't putting weight on his right leg. Johan Camargo is on the shelf with a knee injury, so Swanson will return to the big league roster to fill the void. Stay tuned for more. His emergence in a crowded infield led to Atlanta demoting its former top prospect, struggling infielder Dansby Swanson , to Triple-A Gwinnett to clear space in a crowded infield. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reinstated for practice, preseason games Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reinstated for practice, preseason games
- August 10, 2017

When available, Bryant has as much per-play upside as any wideout in the league, but getting the 6-foot-4, 211-pounder on the field, and more importantly keeping him there, remains the larger issue. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that he has "no idea" when Bryant will be cleared . On Wednesday, Bryant joined the injured Sammie Coates as receivers catching passes and running routes for about an hour on the second of three practice fields at St. (more...)
Arsenal eye new Alexis Sanchez deal as PSG focus on Kylian Mbappe
- August 10, 2017

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to test Arsenal's resolve with a whopping £80m offer for want-away attacker Alexis Sanchez this summer, according to the Independent . "I just think we are not open - what I said to you many times - to any offers, anyway". The 23-year-old England global has struggled to secure a regular place since arriving at Arsenal six years ago, but Wenger believes the winger has the potential to become a great player. (more...)
Phyllis Francis pulls upset to capture 400m at worlds Phyllis Francis pulls upset to capture 400m at worlds
- August 10, 2017

But disappointment was her prevailing emotion. Warholm, though, cleared the final barrier best before powering clear to win in 48.35 - two hundredths of a second faster than his time when winning gold at this year's European Under 23 Championships in Bydgoszcz. (more...)

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