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Andrew Benintendi pounds Severino; leads Red Sox to 10-5 victory Andrew Benintendi pounds Severino; leads Red Sox to 10-5 victory
- August 14, 2017

Chapman stayed in to hit a batter and walk a batter in the 10th, and it was new Yankees reliever Tommy Kahnle who ultimately allowed Benintendi's game-tying single. "He was making pitches when he had to". Sale also delivered a stellar performance for his team. Bradley put Boston ahead with a single before Austin Romine answered with his first career triple, a drive that glanced off the mitt of Betts, a 2016 Gold Glove victor, as he backed into the right-field wall. (more...)
Back injury might keep McIlroy out of playoffs Back injury might keep McIlroy out of playoffs
- August 14, 2017

I don't know what I'm going to do. "I'll play tomorrow and assess my options for the rest of the year", he said. You might see me in a couple of weeks time. "I didn't build up the volume gradually". I went from zero to hitting balls from three or four hours a day. That aggravated it a little bit. But he added: "If I'm capable of playing, I feel like why shouldn't I? If I want to challenge on a more consistent basis, I need to get 100 percent healthy". (more...)
Outrage after school offers $100 'front of lunch line' pass Outrage after school offers $100 'front of lunch line' pass
- August 14, 2017

Parents are claiming classism in a Florida school cafeteria. "You've got those who can pay and those who can't", said an angry parent, who felt students whose parents couldn't afford to pay $100 would be disrespected and open to ridicule. (more...)
Hart wanted permanent move away from Manchester City Hart wanted permanent move away from Manchester City
- August 14, 2017

There's no point me taking it too personally because it's not all about me". West Ham certainly have a great history with their England goalkeepers with David James and Rob Green having played for the national team, while Phil Parkes appeared for England before joing the Hammers, and it was one of them who helped persuade Hart to make the move. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Contract Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Latest Alexis Sanchez Contract Rumours, Riyad Mahrez Latest
- August 14, 2017

Wenger has conceded that Sanchez is not willing to prolong his stay at the Emirates meaning he is on course to walk away for free in a year's' time when he will be 29. "When you are not completely in or the players feel you are not completely in, it is hard to tell them we go (out to win)". "Plenty of uncertainties about players who didn't play against Chelsea ", Wenger added. (more...)
Nemanja Matic Destroys Four West Ham Players With Magnificent Skill Nemanja Matic Destroys Four West Ham Players With Magnificent Skill
- August 14, 2017

We've seen him a lot over the years but I thought he was better on the ball than I've seen him before. " But I didn't disturb him, I didn't disturb or Chelsea, I never thought it was possible unless something special was happening and it looks like something was happening because his agent told me you can have him, you just have to pay ". (more...)
Rich pickings for Guardiola as City start to cash in Rich pickings for Guardiola as City start to cash in
- August 14, 2017

Brighton will be playing their first ever Premier League match, and their first game in the English top-flight in 34 years, on Saturday. "If we do something good this season it's because we were together last season", said the City boss. (more...)
Wenger rules Alexis Sanchez out of Arsenal clash with Leicester City Wenger rules Alexis Sanchez out of Arsenal clash with Leicester City
- August 14, 2017

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal have had no contact with Paris Saint-Germain regarding a deal for Alexis Sanchez and reiterates that it is "possible" that the Chilean forward could yet choose to sign a new deal at the Emirates Stadium. I think if you read the French papers, they are on Mbappe's case to finish their transfer market. Two weeks or one more week? Asked if any bids had been lodged for Sanchez, the Frenchman replied: "I can't tell you that at the moment". (more...)
Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits on bench during national anthem Seahawks' Michael Bennett sits on bench during national anthem
- August 14, 2017

Following in the footsteps of Colin Kaepernick's silent protests a year ago, Lynch sat on a Gatorade cooler during the singing of the anthem, prior to Saturday night's preseason game between the Raiders and the Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. (more...)
Preseason Defensive Play of the Game: TJ Watt doubles his sack total Preseason Defensive Play of the Game: TJ Watt doubles his sack total
- August 14, 2017

This was especially true at the quarterback position , as Giants starter Eli Manning did not play a single snap in the game. "Set the tone on defense and set the tone of the game". So it's definitely something that we're going to build off of. Don't get too high, don't too low. No. 1 pick tight end Evan Engram got into the game in the second quarter and caught a pass for 11 yards. (more...)
Michael Bennett and Marshawn Lynch sit down for national anthem Michael Bennett and Marshawn Lynch sit down for national anthem
- August 14, 2017

Lynch said on an appearance on " Conan " in 2016 that he was supportive of protests led by then 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sit during the National Anthem to bring light perceived injustices in the United States. "If we want to change something like that, we're going to have an electronic strike zone because human beings are going to make mistakes", Zobrist said. (more...)
Raiders Marshawn Lynch remains seated for national anthem Raiders Marshawn Lynch remains seated for national anthem
- August 14, 2017

Lynch has spoken to the media just once since coming out retirement and joining the Raiders after a trade with the Seattle Seahawks last spring. He is a five-time Pro Bowl selection and helped guide the Seahawks to a Super Bowl XLVIII victory. (more...)
Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient
- August 14, 2017

Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho came in amidst much fanfare last season . The Blues will put behind their defeat on penalty shootout in the Community Shield last weekend by Arsenal . "This time we are all in the same basket and it will be the same for everybody". "It is hard to say what our chances in the league are but we are setting out to be on top", said Carrick. (more...)
Mourinho hails Man United new signing Matic Mourinho hails Man United new signing Matic
- August 14, 2017

Two home-debut goals from Romelu Lukaku , combined with strikes from Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba , meant United kicked off their season opener in style. " But I didn't disturb him, I didn't disturb or Chelsea, I never thought it was possible unless something special was happening and it looks like something was happening because his agent told me you can have him, you just have to pay ". (more...)
Lukaku, Pogba, Martial Fire Man United Past West Ham Lukaku, Pogba, Martial Fire Man United Past West Ham
- August 14, 2017

Three quick points on Manchester United 4-0 West Ham at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The Belgium striker, a £75 million signing from Everton , struck either side of halftime to take his tally of goals against West Ham to 11 in his last 11 appearances. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Out of Arsenal's EPL Opener Due to Abdominal Strain Alexis Sanchez Out of Arsenal's EPL Opener Due to Abdominal Strain
- August 14, 2017

PSG and Manchester City have both been mooted as potential destinations for the Chilean, but Wenger says that the club have yet to receive a formal bid for the forward. But Wenger said he had not heard from PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and referred to French media reports suggesting PSG are more interested in signing Monaco's Kylian Mbappe. (more...)
Barcelona agree €40m Paulinho deal as midfielder bids farewell to team-mates Barcelona agree €40m Paulinho deal as midfielder bids farewell to team-mates
- August 14, 2017

And the transfer has tonight been confirmed by Guangzhou boss Luiz Felipe Scolari, who addressed the situation following his side's 2-1 victory over Henan Jianye earlier today. They were looking at Marco Verratti, but later turned their heads to Paulinho, a Brazil worldwide playing for Guangzhou Evergrande in the Chinese Super League. (more...)
Marcell Ozuna believes Giancarlo Stanton can hit 70 home runs Marcell Ozuna believes Giancarlo Stanton can hit 70 home runs
- August 14, 2017

The Colorado Rockies announced third baseman Nolan Arenado exited Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins with a left hand contusion after he was hit by a pitch. "Definitely good company to be in. It's not something I'll fully appreciate until the year is over, but it's a cool thing to have under my belt, and I've got time to get more". (more...)
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...)