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Ezekiel Elliott Suspension 'Benchmark' Reportedly Is 6 Games, Could Be Fined Ezekiel Elliott Suspension 'Benchmark' Reportedly Is 6 Games, Could Be Fined
- August 11, 2017

What's interesting to add from the report by Florio, aside from the fact that it may not come down until next week instead of Friday, is that it's not yet known how long the suspension will be. That time frame has come and gone, but Carter says the evidence makes it "fairly easy to determine that something happened to this woman". In November, ESPN reported that a person close to Elliott was informed that league investigators were considering him their " Public Enemy No. (more...)
Watford vs Liverpool 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions Watford vs Liverpool 12 August 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
- August 11, 2017

It is an infuriating trait of the Premier League era for Liverpool that a season of genuine progress often precedes a reversal but Jurgen Klopp is convinced the cycle will be broken. Philippe Coutinho is ruled out of Liverpool's trip to Watford on Saturday and is facing a race against time to be fit for the Champions League tie with Hoffenheim . (more...)
Barcelona in for Thomas Lemar Barcelona in for Thomas Lemar
- August 11, 2017

Barcelona are now filled with money to splash on their transfer targets following the world record sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain only last week. Manchester City are also keen and Arsenal were also interested earlier in the summer. City's interest in Lemar seems slightly questionable, with a host of quality wingers already on the books and the attacking target thought to be a prolific goal-scorer who can play on the flanks, such as Alexis Sanchez and Kylian Mbappé. (more...)
Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League
- August 11, 2017

The players, they know you. At this point, it's well known that the striker does not score against top six clubs. But this is modern football. United's signings have been thoroughly in keeping with Mourinho's pragmatic approach to the game, the Portuguese having galvanised his squad with extra height and muscle. (more...)
Guliyev denies Van Niekerk to win historic 200m gold for Turkey Guliyev denies Van Niekerk to win historic 200m gold for Turkey
- August 11, 2017

An extra element of spice had been added to the 200m final after Makwala was cleared yesterday to compete in the event by the IAAF following illness which forced him out of the 400m final. Claye laid down a marker of 17.63m with his third attempt but Taylor went five centimetres further. Nelson Evora of Portugal bagged the bronze in 17.19. (more...)
Lacazette can be Arsenal's Ibrahimovic - Wenger Lacazette can be Arsenal's Ibrahimovic - Wenger
- August 11, 2017

Ibrahimovic ended doubts about whether he could score as freely in England as he had done in France at Manchester United last season, scoring 28 goals in 46 appearances after joining from Paris Saint-Germain. And it's not finished", Wenger added. And it's not finished. "In the middle of the transfer market it's hard to predict". "Chelsea have bought Morata and have not lost Diego Costa yet". (more...)
LeBron James looks jaw-droppingly lifelike in the new 'NBA 2K18' LeBron James looks jaw-droppingly lifelike in the new 'NBA 2K18'
- August 11, 2017

No demo is being released for the other platforms such as the PC and Nintendo Switch. The early looks we've been given of players in 2K18 have shown a tremendous jump in quality and realism over National Basketball Association 2K17. NBA2K18 Screenshot - DeMar DeRozan. Players who pre-order the game will get access from September 15. The video highlights the game's art style, with developers explaining how the look of the players has changed since last year's release. (more...)
Kevin Colbert: Le'Veon Bell Hurting Himself With Holdout Kevin Colbert: Le'Veon Bell Hurting Himself With Holdout
- August 11, 2017

It's a huge opportunity. Roethlisberger offered one piece advice for the rookie. "As a quarterback, you're a communicator", said Dobbs. So Mike Tomlin is giving rookie quarterback Joshua Dobbs the nod. While Bryant was still on the sidelines, third-round pick James Conner returned to the field on Tuesday after injuring his shoulder two weeks ago, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (more...)
IAAF robbed me, Botswana athlete, Makwala alleges IAAF robbed me, Botswana athlete, Makwala alleges
- August 11, 2017

Isaac Makwala will be in Thursday's 200m final at the World Championships in London after starting Wednesday not even part of the competition. South African Wayde van Niekerk , who is aiming for a 200/400 double, comfortably won his heat in 20.16 seconds, easing up as he reached the line to finish neck-and-neck with Briton Daniel Talbot, who ran a personal best. (more...)
Liverpool owners vow to keep Coutinho despite Barcelona interest
- August 11, 2017

Liverpool are in desperate need of a few more signings before the transfer window closes , and failing to do that would set the club up to struggle if they ever run into a slew of injuries. Klopp, however, has insisted Liverpool are not a "selling club". "From a financial standpoint, there is no price limit to let him go or a price that we are ready to give in". (more...)
Look back on Mighty Mo's career Look back on Mighty Mo's career
- August 11, 2017

The second heat demonstrated the potential for calamity as one of the favourites, America's Paul Chelimo, tripped on the heels of another runner, took a tumble and had to work hard to get back into contention. I wanted to get top two, but I knew that if I ran as fast as I could I still knew I could sneak in. "I think I have gained a lot of experience after this race", he added. (more...)
Barcelona receive Neymar money, will process transfer Barcelona receive Neymar money, will process transfer
- August 11, 2017

Neymar's move to the French giants that smashed the world record transfer fee was announced on August 3. Les Parisiens will boast perhaps the most exciting attack in Europe next season, with Unai Emery able to call on Neymar , Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria. (more...)
Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull
- August 11, 2017

Australian rugby fans wanted one question answered at this afternoon's emotion fuelled press conference - why the Force? "Sport is a hard business and we've had a really hard year and the issues surrounding Super Rugby have galvanised my thoughts on my tenure", Pulver said at a press conference on Friday. (more...)
Stoneman earns England Test call-up as Jennings dropped Stoneman earns England Test call-up as Jennings dropped
- August 11, 2017

The 25-year-old Jennings managed just 127 runs in eight innings during England's 3-1 series win over South Africa and was replaced by Mark Stoneman in the 13-man squad to face the Caribbeans from Thursday. The Edgbaston day-night match is the first of three Tests between England and the West Indies, with the teams meeting again at Headingley before the series concludes at Lord's. (more...)
Premier League Chief Doesn't See English Clubs Breaking Neymar Record Premier League Chief Doesn't See English Clubs Breaking Neymar Record
- August 11, 2017

The new Premier League season kicks off in front of the Sky Sports cameras on Friday and you can join us as Antonio Conte, Rafa Benitez, Gary Neville and more gear up for the 2017/18 term. When the previous record was £89m [Pogba], to suddenly go to £200m that is something else going on there. Scudamore defended the large sums some Prem clubs have invested, saying the economic realities of the league support the spending. (more...)
Arsenal anxious Alexis Sanchez could revive attempts to leave this month Arsenal anxious Alexis Sanchez could revive attempts to leave this month
- August 11, 2017

It's well known that Arsenal want (and need) to move some players on, but even with that many individuals sidelined, Wenger can still call upon Rob Holding, Calum Chambers, Nacho Monreal and new signing Sead Kolasinac to make up his back three. (more...)
Chelsea will win back-to-back EPL titles Chelsea will win back-to-back EPL titles
- August 11, 2017

Made his senior Liverpool debut last October and still has only two Premier League starts to his name. It's hard to see where either club would go next and it's certainly not a case that they will be sacked if they don't win the league, but they might be if there isn't a significant challenge. (more...)
Crystal Palace will play Ipswich Town in Carabao Cup Crystal Palace will play Ipswich Town in Carabao Cup
- August 11, 2017

The League Cup has gone through many guises down the years, sponsored by the likes of Worthingtons, Carling, Rumbelows and Milk down the years, the current incumbent Carabao have certainly been getting their monies worth in terms of exposure on social media! Brazilian Bonatini is on a season long loan from Saudi club Al-Hilal and scored the victor on his league debut against fellow big spenders Middlesbrough last weekend. (more...)
Premier League set for big money Manchester vs London prize fights Premier League set for big money Manchester vs London prize fights
- August 11, 2017

Yet, with Manchester United and Chelsea far from ideal either and the current City squad possessing new realms of depth, they should saunter to the title. Conte was referring to Chelsea's implosion under Jose Mourinho during the 2015-16 season when the Portuguese was sacked before the halfway point as the team failed to defend its title. (more...)
Sri Lanka call up pacemen Gamage and Chameera
- August 11, 2017

Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane scored a century each for India, while Kusal Mendis played a brilliant knock of 110 runs in Sri Lanka's final innings. Pacer Dushmantha Chameera has been included in the Sri Lankan squad for the third and the final Test against India, starting on Saturday in Pallekele . (more...)