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Fulham beat Brentford to secure their place in the Premier League Fulham beat Brentford to secure their place in the Premier League
- Августа 05, 2020

According to analysis from Deloitte , Fulham's promotion could earn the club an additional $176 million (£135 million) across the next three seasons. Henrik Dalsgaard's header in the third minute of stoppage time was too late for Brentford, which was trying to return to the top division after a 73-year absence. (more...)
Kang holds on for one-shot win at Drive On Championship Kang holds on for one-shot win at Drive On Championship
- Августа 05, 2020

Fourth-ranked Danielle Kang overcame three bogeys in the last six holes to claim a share of the lead after Saturday's second round of the LPGA Drive On Championship. After Boutier rolled in a seven-foot birdie putt at the 14th to join Kang top the leaderboard the battle for the title had boiled down to two women with four play. (more...)
Players Don't Want Break - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer On Europa League Focus Players Don't Want Break - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer On Europa League Focus
- Августа 05, 2020

Sources close to the Old Trafford giants have told the PA news agency that there remains a lot of work to do, with the club willing to pursue other alternatives if a deal can not be reached for the England worldwide. Roma boss Paulo Fonseca publically admitted that he would like to retain Smalling's services beyond the end of the current season back in April, telling Portuguese publication A Bola: "He's a great professional and person, it's a pleasure to have him here with us". (more...)
Molina, five other Cardinals acknowledge testing positive for COVID-19 Molina, five other Cardinals acknowledge testing positive for COVID-19
- Августа 05, 2020

I will do everything in my power to return as soon as possible for fans of the Cardinals, the city of St. Louis and my teammates. Nine-time All-Star catcher Yadier Molina admits he's one of the Cardinals players who tested positive. Per ESPN, "Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told MLB Players Association executive director Tony Clark on Friday that if the sport doesn't do a better job of managing the Coronavirus , it could shut down for the season". (more...)
Man City complete signing of Ferran Torres from Valencia Man City complete signing of Ferran Torres from Valencia
- Августа 05, 2020

He will move to the Etihad for a fee of €23 million plus add-ons. He has been on City's radar since Leroy Sane left the club to join Bayern Munich earlier this summer. His old club sent him a touching farewell message to recognise his 13 years associated with the club. Torres scored six goals and had eight assists for Valencia in all competitions last season as they came ninth in La Liga . (more...)
Canada’s Bianca Andreescu to defend U.S. Open title Canada’s Bianca Andreescu to defend U.S. Open title
- Августа 05, 2020

Open, which would have tied him for most wins in that category. Women's world No. 1 Ash Barty previously said she won't play in NY because of similar concerns. She was the only woman in the top 10 who was not on the initial entry list. He added: "This is a decision I never wanted to take but I have chose to follow my heart this time and for the time being I rather not travel". (more...)
Thomas finishes strong to claim WGC in Memphis Thomas finishes strong to claim WGC in Memphis
- Августа 05, 2020

Thomas carded a five-under-par 65 in Sunday's final round to soar to the top of the leaderboard and he stayed there for his third title of the season - the most on the PGA Tour . "You've got to take an aggressive line on 18, so it is what it is". "I've been fortunate to have a good career so far, but I plan on playing out here for a long time and have a lot of things that I still want to accomplish", Thomas said. (more...)
England v Ireland: Josh Little accepts code of conduct breach England v Ireland: Josh Little accepts code of conduct breach
- Августа 05, 2020

Andrew Balbirnie and Harry Tector looked to settle things down, and saw off both opening bowlers before the former fell to an innocuous delivery from James Vince - who was bowling for the first time in his white ball worldwide career, and for just the seventh time in List A matches. (more...)
Oliver Farr: Welsh golfer seals best European Tour finish at Hero Open Oliver Farr: Welsh golfer seals best European Tour finish at Hero Open
- Августа 05, 2020

The 2017 Qualifying School victor picked up a shot to earn a one-one stroke advantage stepping onto the tee of the par-three final hole. However, Horsfield was not to be denied. "It's insane", Horsfield, whose first victory came in his 65th European Tour appearance, told reporters. Despite that disappointment, Detry insisted that he was pleased with his week's work in Birmingham , and will now have an eye on U.S. (more...)
Rafael Nadal: US Open defending champion will not play 2020 competition
- Августа 05, 2020

Ashleigh Barty, the world's No. 1 women's singles player, announced last week that because of the pandemic, she would not compete in the tournament, which starts August 31. Nadal, 34, defeated Russia's Daniil Medvedev in a five-set thriller in last year's final at Flushing Meadows, and could have eyed the chance to equal Roger Federer's all-time haul of 20 Grand Slam titles in NY this year. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios won’t compete at the US Open amid coronavirus concerns Nick Kyrgios won’t compete at the US Open amid coronavirus concerns
- Августа 05, 2020

Reading an open letter on his video, Kyrgios said the global economy and tennis could rebuild, "but we can never recover lives lost". "In the National Basketball Association for example, which I think will be a similarish set-up for us, players have broken it so we should be preparing for that and that is where it is really important, I think, the repercussions should be quite serious because you end up putting the whole tour and event at risk". (more...)
TCU coach Gary Patterson apologizes for slur during scolding TCU coach Gary Patterson apologizes for slur during scolding
- Августа 04, 2020

TCU chancellor Victor Boschini told TCU360.com that Patterson had said the racial slur while "trying to ask the players not to use it anymore". Jordan said that when he confronted Patterson about calling him out in front his teammates, the coach allegedly said, "You're a f--ing brat, I'll send you back to Pitt". (more...)
Major League Baseball postpones another series due to COVID-19 outbreak Major League Baseball postpones another series due to COVID-19 outbreak
- Августа 04, 2020

Second baseman Isan Diaz, who consistently tested negative throughout the week, opted out of the season. The St. Louis Cardinals also reported two positive cases on Friday, resulting in their series opener against the Milwaukee Brewers being postponed . (more...)
Pakistan announces 16-member Test squad for England series Pakistan announces 16-member Test squad for England series
- Августа 04, 2020

Captain Azhar Ali and vice-captain Babar Azam will be among the players in focus for Pakistan, up against a side that last week completed its first come from behind three-Test series win on home soil since 1888, with players like Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad performing splendidly against the West Indies to make massive gains in the player rankings. (more...)
Jacksonville Jaguars activate Gardner Minshew off coronavirus list Jacksonville Jaguars activate Gardner Minshew off coronavirus list
- Августа 04, 2020

As mentioned last week, being placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list could mean a player contracted COVID-19 or was simply in contact with a person or people who had the coronavirus. With Minshew and Wingard activated, that leaves 10 players on the list, which is still the most of any National Football League team. That was impressive enough for the team to give him a shot to start again in 2020 and prove himself to be a franchise signal-caller. (more...)
Israel Folau’s refusal to take the knee overshadows Super League’s restart Israel Folau’s refusal to take the knee overshadows Super League’s restart
- Августа 04, 2020

Similarly to the NBA, Premier League , Formula1 and all other sports across the globe, the return of the English Super League saw players from every team take a knee in protest against racial injustices - although Folau had other ideas. However, Folau isn't alone in deciding to keep his feet. Former Wallabies player Israel Folau was plunged into controversy past year when Rugby Australia sacked him for writing on social media that "hell awaits" gay people. (more...)
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, partners buy XFL for $15M Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, partners buy XFL for $15M
- Августа 04, 2020

The pro wrestling icon turned blockbuster movie star is the headliner of the professional football league's purchasing group, which is taking over from the ashes left behind by Vince McMahon's re-boot. "Of all the stories I tell about The Rock, I think my favorite one is he was actually at his ex-wife's wedding", says Foley, who wrestled with Dwayne for years in the WWE . (more...)
Legendary goalkeeper Casillas retires from football Legendary goalkeeper Casillas retires from football
- Августа 04, 2020

Spain's World Cup-winning goalkeeper Iker Casillas announced his retirement on Tuesday, after being sidelined for more than a year with a heart problem. Real captain Sergio Ramos reacted to the news by posting: "Soccer thanks you, friend". He has been an worldwide with Spain on 167 occasions and has won one World Cup, two Euro Cups and one U-20 World Cup. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo Bugatti Centodieci To Cost $11 Million Cristiano Ronaldo Bugatti Centodieci To Cost $11 Million
- Августа 04, 2020

Say hello to the world's most expensive auto - the Bugatti Centodieci . So, we can be rest assured, more will not be needed on the road. Costing a staggering $9.4 million, the Bugatti Centodieci will take pride-of-place in Ronaldo's incredible collection. (more...)
Pelosi says GOP condescends to jobless by plan to trim benefits Pelosi says GOP condescends to jobless by plan to trim benefits
- Августа 04, 2020

Pelosi and her fellow Democrat in the Senate, Chuck Schumer, said the talks had been productive, and Schumer said he believes there is a desire to quickly complete legislation meant to blunt the economic pain from the global pandemic. "There are cases where people are underpaid", Mnuchin said. "This has never been done in the history of time". Republicans in the Senate last week unveiled their $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill, called the HEALS Act , which stands for the package's focus ... (more...)