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Arsenal Interested in Juventus Defender as Arsene Wenger Seeks More Defensive Options Arsenal Interested in Juventus Defender as Arsene Wenger Seeks More Defensive Options
- August 14, 2017

The Gunners have already secured Bosnian powerhouse Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer, but Wenger may still be in the market for more defensive options. It is no coincidence that City's two title-winning campaigns have come in years where Kompany has largely avoided injuries, and his performances in the 2011-12 season - when City clinched their first top-flight crown for 44 years - were particularly memorable. (more...)
Corey Seager sparks comeback as Dodgers go on to 6-3 win Corey Seager sparks comeback as Dodgers go on to 6-3 win
- August 14, 2017

Ryu is 4-1 with a 2.19 ERA in six career starts against San Diego but struggled on July 7, 2016, when he allowed six runs in 4 2/3 innings. When the ball found its way to Myers at first base, Puig broke for home and Myers made an bad throw up the 1st base line that allowed the Dodgers outfielder to dive in with the go-ahead run. (more...)
Guardiola: I'm Not Under Pressure, City Won't Spend Big Again Guardiola: I'm Not Under Pressure, City Won't Spend Big Again
- August 14, 2017

According to the British media reports, City have spent over 200 million pounds ($259.62 million) on full-backs Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker and Danilo, goalkeeper Ederson and midfielder Bernardo Silva. Manchester City's struggles in big games and between the sticks hurt Pep Guardiola in his first season as a manager in England. "Mourinho knows him and he's won two titles, but can he get back to being the player I saw in 2014 and 2015?" Arsenal have brought in Alexander Lacazette to ... (more...)
Blue Jays C Martin leaves with injury Blue Jays C Martin leaves with injury
- August 14, 2017

Martin left Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second inning and was scheduled to have an MRI Saturday. The left-hander tossed six innings of one-run ball while striking out eight and walking three. Manager John Gibbons also earned his 700th career win as Blue Jays manager. He improved to 3-0 in his last three starts. Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen and David Freese hit consecutive singles off Happ in a shaky first, but the former Pirate allowed just two base runners over ... (more...)
Kevin Kisner extends the lead at the PGA Championship Kevin Kisner extends the lead at the PGA Championship
- August 14, 2017

He finished with a bogey and a 73 and was 11 shots behind. He was in lofty company, one strone ahead of a fading Jason Day and England's Paul Casey. Mickelson hasn't won since the British Open in 2013, and this ends a streak of three consecutive years when he at least had a runner-up finish in a major. (more...)
Neymar marks first PSG appearance with goal and assist in easy win Neymar marks first PSG appearance with goal and assist in easy win
- August 14, 2017

The Brazil star took his place on the left-hand side of a front three alongside Cavani and Angel Di Maria and looked lively throughout against opponents who were happy to sit deep and defend in numbers until PSG found a breakthrough thanks to Jordan Ikoko's freaky own goal. (more...)
Antonio Callaway one of seven players suspended for UF's opener Antonio Callaway one of seven players suspended for UF's opener
- August 14, 2017

The others are offensive lineman Kadeem Telfort , linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller and defensive linemen Jordan Smith , Richerd Desir-Jones and Keivonnis Davis . They have missed some practice and will miss the MI game. According to the Tampa Bay Times , a second Title IX investigation by the federal government has been opened and it appears to be releated to Callaway's case at the school. (more...)
Conte: Chelsea starting XI against Burnley not meant to send a message Conte: Chelsea starting XI against Burnley not meant to send a message
- August 14, 2017

Meanwhile, Sean Dyche was generous in victory, with the Burnley manager swatting aside the suggestion his players might have sensed some vulnerability in the champions at the start of the match. "I'm not anxious because we have to trust in our work". The Blues were unable to respond to a straight red for Cahill in the early stages, with Sam Vokes then recording a brace either side of Stephen Ward's rocket before half-time. (more...)
Manchester United 'reject Tottenham Hotspur's Anthony Martial bid' Manchester United 'reject Tottenham Hotspur's Anthony Martial bid'
- August 14, 2017

Monaco had been minded to sell at the earlier price, but lost other players and became determined not to lose Martial to Tottenham or anyone else, and that's why it took such a huge effort from Manchester United late in August. Tottenham are the only team in the Premier League yet to sign a new player this summer but consistency and the high standards demanded by Pochettino should ensure that Spurs are a challenger again this season. (more...)
Zidane to extend Real Madrid contract Zidane to extend Real Madrid contract
- August 14, 2017

Madrid and Barca meet in the first leg of the Supercopa de Espana at Camp Nou, with Ceballos set for his first official outing after signing from Real Betis for a reported €18million. The three-time capped Spanish global is still on a youth salary at Madrid, and is in line to earn seven times more than what he is now on, to match the wages of Luka Modric , Isco and Toni Kroos . (more...)
Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending knee surgery Ryan Tannehill will have season-ending knee surgery
- August 14, 2017

Several reports from Miami say the Dolphins linebacker has torn his ACL and will miss the rest of the season. The Miami Dolphins opened their preseason against the Atlanta Falcons, and are now monitoring a situation involving rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan , who was taken to the locker room with an apparent leg injury. (more...)
Bryce Harper's Scary Knee Injury Diagnosed As A Bryce Harper's Scary Knee Injury Diagnosed As A "Significant" Bone Bruise
- August 14, 2017

The play was not pretty. The 15-year veteran had to mentally prepare to pitch again Saturday, and had to wait out an additional three hours because of more rain. He was able to do that, as Melancon allowed one hit and had one strikeout against his most recent team in the eighth inning, his first work since June 27. (more...)
Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request Coutinho Hands In Transfer Request
- August 13, 2017

The request was turned down. Barca have plenty of money to spend, having sold Coutinho's compatriot Neymar to Paris St Germain for a world-record £200.6m last week . If you're not happy, you will not be happy just because I say 'be happy'. According to Sky Sports , Coutinho is desperate to seal a move to Barcelona this summer and is exhausted of the Reds playing "hardball" over the move. (more...)
Carrick expects Premier League title challenge from Manchester United (From Winsford Guardian) Carrick expects Premier League title challenge from Manchester United (From Winsford Guardian)
- August 13, 2017

Pep Guardiola promised Manchester City would rein in its unprecedented levels of spending after overseeing an outlay of approaching $500 million in his first year in charge. We played 3-4-3 with a diamond, it's such a demanding system, so attacking, but so demanding defensively, and we did it quite well, yet for me it doesn't matter as it's pre-season. (more...)
Barcelona now target PSG star to replace Neymar Barcelona now target PSG star to replace Neymar
- August 13, 2017

He said, "Everyone in the world will be watching, so it's also a really good platform for us as players that are unknown". Meanwhile, French media speculated over who in the expensively-assembled PSG team will make way for Neymar . Le Parisien asked of the player who took up the No.10 shirt after Zlatan Ibrahimovic left for Manchester United last season, only to hand it to the Brazilian this summer. (more...)
Man United v West Ham Man United v West Ham
- August 13, 2017

Martial, who came on for the lively Rashford , passed the ball into the net for United's third goal in the 87th minute before Pogba wrapped up the scoring in the 90th minute. Pogba looks like he could be about to make everyone eat their words this year. Mourinho expectedly gives the Old Trafford debut to Romelu Lukaku , spearheading an attacking lineup that includes fringe starters Marcus Rashford and Juan Mata . (more...)
Mets dealing veteran Neil Walker to the Brewers Mets dealing veteran Neil Walker to the Brewers
- August 13, 2017

Photo Neil Walker struggled to duplicate last year's performance and became the fourth pending free agent to be traded by the club in less than three weeks. Walker, 31, was reportedly close to a move to the Yankees at the deadline. Walker was on the 10-day disabled list from June 15 to July 27 with a partial tear in his left hamstring. (more...)
Tottenham Player Ratings: 2-0 at Newcastle Tottenham Player Ratings: 2-0 at Newcastle
- August 13, 2017

Harry Kane's tackle on Lejuene forced Benitez to take off the Frenchman. Nine minutes later, Eriksen ran into the area but was beaten to the ball by Davies, who tucked a close-range finish under goalkeeper Rob Elliot. The Toon midfielder was given his marching orders in the second half of the Premier League clash on Sunday after leaving one on Alli, causing widespread confusion over his freaky decision. (more...)
Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo, 2 soldiers among 5 killed in Shopian gunfight Hizbul commander Yasin Itoo, 2 soldiers among 5 killed in Shopian gunfight
- August 13, 2017

The security forces also opened fire in response and a gun battle ensued. Yatoo is a resident of Chadoora in Budgam district and had joined militancy in 1997 after crossing the POK for arms training. The police responded by firing tear gas shells and pellets. A dozen stone-pelting protesters were injured in clashes with security forces in the area. (more...)
Willian speaks of Mourinho admiration; reveals United talks Willian speaks of Mourinho admiration; reveals United talks
- August 13, 2017

Manchester United face a tricky start to their domestic campaign when they host West Ham at Old Trafford on Sunday. Every opponent wants to win every match, every opponent gives you a hard time. Bookmakers have seen plenty of support for Lukaku in the Premier League top scorer market and he is now as short as 4-1 with many companies, but last year's victor Harry Kane remains the favorite at around the 3-1 mark. (more...)