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Titans lose to jets in preseason opener 7-3 Titans lose to jets in preseason opener 7-3
- August 13, 2017

Actually the preseason, but, seeing as the Jets 2017 season will probably be over five weeks into the regular season, why not enjoy the meaningless games while they're meaningless? A third quarter field goal was all that the Titans could manage, and the Jets held on for a 7-3 victory to improve to 1-0 in the preseason. (more...)
Can the Twins top the Tigers again? MLB Predictions 8/12/17 Can the Twins top the Tigers again? MLB Predictions 8/12/17
- August 13, 2017

The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the first on Mahtook's second homer in as many days. YANKEES 5, RED SOX 4: At New York, Aaron Hicks awoke a dormant offense with a two-run homer that sparked a five-run eighth inning, then threw out a runner at third in the ninth inning to help Aroldis Chapman get out of trouble and helped New York stop Boston's winning streak at eight. (more...)
Mbappe for 160 million euros goes into Mbappe for 160 million euros goes into "PSG"
- August 13, 2017

Those issues are set to be ironed out over the next 24 hours, allowing him to play at Stade du Roudourou. "I'm happy because it's a sign of confidence, that we have done good work", he told a pre-match press conference ahead of Real's Spanish Super Cup showdown with Barcelona . (more...)
Sally Pearson Wins Gold At The World Championships Sally Pearson Wins Gold At The World Championships
- August 13, 2017

She won in 12.59 seconds, ahead of American Dawn Harper-Nelson in 12.63 and Germany's Pamela Dutkiewicz in 12.72. Harrison set the world record of 12.20 at the London Stadium previous year, but only after missing out on the United States team for Rio, and suffered more disappointment here as she clipped hurdle after hurdle to come home fourth in 12.74. (more...)
Bryce Harper leaves game with apparent knee injury Bryce Harper leaves game with apparent knee injury
- August 13, 2017

A World Series contender might have suffered a serious blow Saturday night. The game had been delayed for three hours because of heavy rains. But, when Harper hit first base, his left leg slipped on the bag, causing his knee to shoot straight back. (more...)
West Ham keeper Hart: I don't care about Guardiola opinion West Ham keeper Hart: I don't care about Guardiola opinion
- August 13, 2017

Hart starts his West Ham career at United on Sunday, with former Red Devils striker Javier Hernandez also set to make his Hammers bow against his former club. "And I respect my parent club, but all I care about right now is West Ham". I'm trying to make my point to Gareth Southgate, they're my coaches, they're the people whose opinions I care about. (more...)
Trent Murphy out for season with torn ACL/MCL Trent Murphy out for season with torn ACL/MCL
- August 13, 2017

The Redskins also signed free agent wide receiver Jamari Staples on Saturday and waived rookie offensive tackle Kevin Bowen, designated as injured. Already popped with a four-game ban for the use of performance-enhancing substances, Murphy tore his an ACL during Washington's first preseason game on Thursday, Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL .com report. (more...)
Burnley making Chelsea feel the blues Burnley making Chelsea feel the blues
- August 13, 2017

With Pedro , Eden Hazard and new signing Tiemoue Bakayoko injured, Victor Moses suspended and Morata not fit enough to start, Chelsea handed debuts to Antonio Rudiger and 20-year-old winger Jeremie Boga . Conte has struggled to hide his frustrations over Chelsea's failure to strengthen their squad, with Morata, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and back-up goalkeeper Willy Caballero their only new signings. (more...)
Brighton vs Manchester City Brighton vs Manchester City
- August 13, 2017

We are strong defensively and I predict 1-1. Back in 1979, when we made the same step-up, we lost 4-0 at home to Arsenal . The England Under-17 international's progress comes as no surprise to Steve Eyre, a former youth coach at City who fondly remembers watching a nine-year-old Foden excel when challenged to mix it with higher age groups from time to time . (more...)
Best Tweets: 'Wenger In.Wenger Out.Wenger back in again' Best Tweets: 'Wenger In.Wenger Out.Wenger back in again'
- August 13, 2017

The Gunners boss signed a new contract in the summer despite growing unrest amongst the club's supporters about their lack of progress in the Premier League . Other doubts for the game are Mesut Ozil , Aaron Ramsey , Per Mertesacker , who did all train yesterday, and Shkodran Mustafi along with Laurent Koscielny who is still suspended after his sending off against Everton last May. (more...)
Brett Favre to Aaron Rodgers: 'Why Stop at 40?' Brett Favre to Aaron Rodgers: 'Why Stop at 40?'
- August 13, 2017

But I don't know if he can do anything else other than what he's done up to this point. After all, oddsmakers seem to agree with Favre and have pegged Green Bay as one of the favorites to win the Super Bowl this season. That's big. The less you're hit. I think there's some sort of relationship. "You've got to learn from it, and I definitely learned from that". He spoke before the banquet and was asked about Aaron Rodgers playing into his 40's, which he's said he thinks he can do. (more...)
Giroud confirms Arsenal stay after opening-day victor against Leicester Giroud confirms Arsenal stay after opening-day victor against Leicester
- August 13, 2017

The Premier countdown timer is less than 24 hours, finally, the wait is over. But the best entertainment? Shakespeare's first match as permanent Leicester manager will see the 2015-16 Premier League champions travel to Arsenal on Friday. (more...)
Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life Arsenal's new €53 million man enjoys dream start to Premier League life
- August 13, 2017

A great run of passes saw Mohamed Elneny finding an unmarked Lacazette for headed goal . Giroud scores the dramatic victor to save Arsenal , a simply sensation moment and Leicester has their hearts broken again against Arsenal with a late goal scored against them. (more...)
Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Watch highlights from a thriller at the Emirates Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Watch highlights from a thriller at the Emirates
- August 13, 2017

Wenger said he gave Giroud the option to leave for another club this summer in search of more regular playing time but was thrilled when the striker chose to stay. He also labelled the former Montpellier marksman as being "in his prime" and "at the top of his game". Welcome back Premier League . we missed you. In stark contrast to his vast riches in attack, Wenger had far less to be satisfied with defensively, with the absences of Laurent Koscielny , Shkodran Mustafi and Per ... (more...)
Burnley 3-2 Chelsea: Reigning Premier League champs shocked in opening game Burnley 3-2 Chelsea: Reigning Premier League champs shocked in opening game
- August 13, 2017

Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes said: "Conte's odds of lasting the season have taken a hammering, much like Chelsea , and if that sort of form continues from the Champions-elect it won't be long before he's gone". But Britos headed the match-tying goal in off the line after the Reds failed to clear a corner that ricocheted around the box and to the Watford man. (more...)
Wozniacki upsets world number one Pliskova in Rogers Cup Wozniacki upsets world number one Pliskova in Rogers Cup
- August 13, 2017

In her last match, Wozniacki survived a grueling three sets and three rain delays to record her first ever win over a World No.1 against Karolina Pliskova. He will now play unseeded Dutchman Robin Haase after he came from behind to beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. EPA/ANDRE PICHETTEKevin Anderson of South Africa in action against Alexander Zverev of Germany during the ATP Rogers cup men's quarter final in Montreal, Canada, 11 August 2017. (more...)
Derek Wolfe will not need surgery, shares pic of swollen ankle Derek Wolfe will not need surgery, shares pic of swollen ankle
- August 13, 2017

Wolfe also posted a picture of his swollen ankle after he had gone for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam. In each of the past two seasons, Wolfe has notched 5.5 sacks. On the edges, Shaquil Barrett (hip) and Shane Ray (wrist) are both out through the preseason and possibly longer. Denver Broncos running back C.J. (more...)
Former Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray Dies at Age 74 Former Ottawa Senators GM Bryan Murray Dies at Age 74
- August 13, 2017

Former Detroit Red Wings general manager and head coach Bryan Murray has passed away from cancer at the age of 74. He later took over as coach of the Panthers in the 1997-1998 season before naming his brother the coach the next year. He also served as general manager in Anaheim and Detroit and coached in Washington, Detroit , Anaheim and Ottawa. He moved on to Anaheim as their head coach in 2001 and added GM duties the following year. (more...)
Marlins sign agreement to sell to Jeter group Marlins sign agreement to sell to Jeter group
- August 13, 2017

The Marlins confirmed Saturday they have a signed agreement with the Derek Jeter group to purchase the team. New York-based venture capitalist Bruce Sherman is leading the purchase group. But for most Marlins fans, just punting Loria out the door is a victory in and of itself. Heyman reports that Mas could invest up to $300 million, giving him a significant share within the franchise. (more...)
Giroud wants to stay and fight for his place, claims Wenger Giroud wants to stay and fight for his place, claims Wenger
- August 13, 2017

You want the Premier League to be the best league in the world and I think it has to produce this kind of game to produce interest and quality. When Alexandre Lacazette , Arsenal's new forward, netted the season's very first goal in the second minute of the game, the tone of the game looked set. (more...)