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Kyrie Irving went days without talking to teammates last postseason, per report Kyrie Irving went days without talking to teammates last postseason, per report
- August 12, 2017

In a fitting bit of irony, it appears that the NBA All-Star point guard wants to play for the Los Angeles Clippers. The original anecdote came from ESPN's Dave McMenamin on The BBall Breakdown Podcast as he spoke about Irving's former Cavs' teammate James Jones . (more...)
Roger Federer comes from behind to beat David Ferrer Roger Federer comes from behind to beat David Ferrer
- August 12, 2017

Victor in two hours and four minutes, the Dutch 30-year-old has recorded nine aces and caused 14 occasions of breakage, including nine in the only second round. Federer's chances of winning another title of the season were given a boost when top seed Rafael Nadal was upset by world No. 143 Denis Shapovalov of Canada on Thursday night. (more...)
Cardinals: 'Rally Cat' found by rescue group day after disappearance Cardinals: 'Rally Cat' found by rescue group day after disappearance
- August 12, 2017

Stray Rescue St. Louis does not have Rally Cat, but the attention is generating interest in cat adoptions in general, and shelters are taking advantage of it. "I really fell in love with this little cat and can only hope we can be reunited". "In the meantime, the Cardinals are looking to scratch and claw their way back to the top of the division standings". (more...)
George Kittle among 49ers that will not play against Chiefs George Kittle among 49ers that will not play against Chiefs
- August 12, 2017

Thomas did not start but made an immediate impact with a pressure on Kansas City Chiefs backup quarterback Tyler Bray, which led to an interception for cornerback Rashard Robinson. The third-string units for both squads took over in the third quarter. He's already behind two rookies on the running back depth chart, so this doesn't help. (more...)
West Ham reportedly plotting whopping £25million offer for European Champion West Ham reportedly plotting whopping £25million offer for European Champion
- August 12, 2017

The 25-year-old Portugal global has been a target for several Premier League clubs over the past four seasons but Sporting have always proved notoriously hard to negotiate with, and have demanded a price closer to his release clause which is understood to be £39.5million. (more...)
President Trump has Been Invited To Mayweather vs. McGregor President Trump has Been Invited To Mayweather vs. McGregor
- August 12, 2017

According to OddsShark , on November 17, 2016 Mayweather was the favorite -2250 ( McGregor +950) but his odds have dropped. Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor point and stare down each other during a world tour press conference to promote the upcoming Mayweather vs McGregor boxing fight at Budweiser Stage, July 12, 2017. (more...)
Pep Guardiola wants Sergio Busquets from Barcelona Pep Guardiola wants Sergio Busquets from Barcelona
- August 12, 2017

Guardiola, a former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager , has yet to win a trophy since taking charge of City at the start of last season . When Manchester City announced the signing of Bernardo Silva - before the summer transfer window had even officially opened - from Monaco for £43 million (Dh205m) Pep Guardiola's attacking options went from merely sublime to spectacular. (more...)
Coutinho asks to leave Liverpool as Barcelona circle Coutinho asks to leave Liverpool as Barcelona circle
- August 12, 2017

Coutinho is understood to have submitted the transfer request personally via e-mail. Liverpool released a statement on Friday morning insisting Coutinho will not be sold this summer , but just hours later, Coutinho handed in a transfer request , according to Sky sources, and Balague explained Coutinho has made his mind up, making his stay in Liverpool very hard indeed. (more...)
Ryan Tannehill officially elects for season-ending surgery Ryan Tannehill officially elects for season-ending surgery
- August 12, 2017

During practice last week, Tannehill tore his ACL. He could return to the Dolphins in 2018, but the franchise has the option to let him go at the end of this season while paying only $4.6 million. The four games he missed last season were his first since taking over as the team's quarterback in 2012, after Miami took him with the No. 8 overall pick in the National Football League draft out of Texas A&M. (more...)
PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy makes par after skipping ball on cart path PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy makes par after skipping ball on cart path
- August 12, 2017

Kevin Kisner began his second round tied for the lead at this week's PGA Championship , and he quickly took it all for himself after his second round at Quail hollow. "I can't putt any worse than I did today". "To be honest with you, I felt like crap". "If I would have shot one over and didn't strike it well and everything was average, it would have been fine". (more...)
Chelsea vs Burnley: Match preview, team news & predicted lineups Chelsea vs Burnley: Match preview, team news & predicted lineups
- August 12, 2017

Weigh in with your thoughts. I think Everton will be sixth or seventh, and the rest we know. Kurt Zouma, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kasey Palmer, Izzy Brown and Tammy Abraham are among the Blues' youngsters who will play elsewhere in the Premier League this season, while Marco van Ginkel and Mario Pasalic have been temporarily sent elsewhere in Europe. (more...)
Emma Coburn claims gold, breaks own American record at World Championships Emma Coburn claims gold, breaks own American record at World Championships
- August 12, 2017

Coburn, a University of Colorado grad who last summer became the first American woman to medal in the event at the Olympics when she claimed bronze, broke the world championships record in nine minutes 2.58 seconds. Frerichs entered the world championships with a personal-best time of 9:19.09; she ran a blistering 9:03.77 Friday. Coburn broke the American record of 9:07.63 which she set at the Olympics. (more...)
Giroud rejected chance to leave Arsenal, confirms Wenger Giroud rejected chance to leave Arsenal, confirms Wenger
- August 12, 2017

You surely did not expect Arsenal to make this opening Premier League game against Leicester City an easy watch for us hopeful Gooners did you? "He is an intelligent player and we have a game backed on mobility and technique and I think he can integrate with that well", said Wenger, who is now entering his 22nd season at the Gunners' helm. (more...)
Myles Garrett has effective debut with tackle for loss, QB pressure Myles Garrett has effective debut with tackle for loss, QB pressure
- August 12, 2017

That is what we have to do as a football staff". This was just the first preseason game, but it was still a more than impressive debut for Kizer especially considering the miserable luck the Browns have had at the quarterback position for the last 30 years. (more...)
Conte frustrated as Chelsea launch title defence in English Premier League Conte frustrated as Chelsea launch title defence in English Premier League
- August 12, 2017

The Spanish worldwide has since been on holiday in his birth town of Lagarto in Brazil he has been engaging in various activities to keep fit. Conte said the Spain striker needs time to bed in while simultaneously outlining the importance of the leading forward in his team. (more...)
Eagles trade Jordan Matthews, pick to Bills for CB Eagles trade Jordan Matthews, pick to Bills for CB
- August 12, 2017

Matthews was entering the final-year of his contract and had been the subject of multiple trade rumors, though social media reaction was more shock than awe among fans. But after 17 years without a playoff appearance, what's another season or two? They acquired a second-round pick from L.A. and a third-rounder from the Eagles, while also sending a sixth-round pick to the Rams . (more...)
Miami Dolphins ride David Fales to rally past Atlanta Falcons Miami Dolphins ride David Fales to rally past Atlanta Falcons
- August 12, 2017

Atlanta running back Terron Ward answered on the ensuing drive, ripping off a 26-yard run and then scoring from three yards out to give the Falcons a 14-10 lead at halftime. The Falcons can now continue the blend of Freeman and Tevin Coleman at running back. Quinn said McKinley has been splitting repetitions with Adrian Clayborn and would get more reps next week. (more...)
Bills Trade Sammy Watkins and Get Jordan Matthews From Eagles Bills Trade Sammy Watkins and Get Jordan Matthews From Eagles
- August 12, 2017

Instead of the players they received in return, the key to whether this trade will be successful for Buffalo is the draft picks they acquired. New General Manager Brandon Beane is saying goodbye to former first-round pick Sammy Watkins along with linebacker Ronald Darby . (more...)
Steering Chelsea's domestic and European title pursuits — Antonio Conte's challenge Steering Chelsea's domestic and European title pursuits — Antonio Conte's challenge
- August 12, 2017

Chelsea was beaten to the signature of striker Romelu Lukaku by United, while Conte has also acknowledged that he tried to sign right back Kyle Walker, who ended up leaving Tottenham to join Manchester City. The season starts with uncertainty surrounding the future of a number of high-profile players. "I had talked to him many times". Despite having come from the relentless and merciless scrutiny of the Bernabeu, Morata is already weary of the commentariat. (more...)
Derek Jeter will be new owner of Miami Marlins Derek Jeter will be new owner of Miami Marlins
- August 12, 2017

The league is reportedly expecting to receive a written agreement on Friday. While Sherman is the money, Jeter will be in charge of the baseball side of things. Michael Jordan is one step closer to becoming a part-owner of an Major League Baseball team. The group purchasing the Marlins is to be headed by NY businessman Bruce Sherman, who is a Marlins fan. (more...)