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Stidham named starting QB Stidham named starting QB
- August 15, 2017

How White, who previously said he would graduate in either December or in May 2018, looks at his future on the Plains beyond this season will impact Auburn's plans at the position, particularly if he were to pursue a graduate transfer. Just told team @Jarrett_Stidham will be the starting QB. He also completed about 69 percent of his passes. Auburn struggled in stretches of an 8-5 season in 2016 that ended with three losses in four games, including a 35-19 defeat to Oklahoma in the ... (more...)
Diego Costa: Chelsea are treating me as a criminal Diego Costa: Chelsea are treating me as a criminal
- August 14, 2017

He has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final in May, following which he claims manager Antonio Conte sent him a text, telling him he was not in his plans for the new season. I am not going to do that. "I'm not a criminal!" "When he was already with the Spain national team [for a friendly against Colombia last June] and before travelling to Brazil to enjoy his holidays, he was released from Chelsea by SMS by the coach Antonio Conte ". (more...)
Foot injury may sideline Jacksonville's Leonard Fournette for practice this week Foot injury may sideline Jacksonville's Leonard Fournette for practice this week
- August 14, 2017

Running back Leonard Fournette was held out of practice as a precaution for a foot injury, coach Doug Marrone explained. Fournette missed his second consecutive day of practice because of a foot injury. The Jaguars open the season September 10 in Houston to take on the Texans. "I think we're going to be really cautious with that", Marrone said. "Obviously we'll probably hold those guys out for at least 'til after the game". (more...)
Ronaldo scores as Real Madrid beat 10 man Barcelona 3-1 Ronaldo scores as Real Madrid beat 10 man Barcelona 3-1
- August 14, 2017

He missed his club's preseason tour, including an International Champions Cup match against Barcelona in Miami. The Real Madrid forward was subbed on in the 58th minute, scored an absolute screamer in the 80th minute and two minutes later was sent off for an alleged dive . (more...)
Michael Bennett Remains On Bench For National Anthem Michael Bennett Remains On Bench For National Anthem
- August 14, 2017

I want to be able to use this platform to continuously push the message of that...keep journeying out and keep finding out how unselfish can we be as a society. Bennett has been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick , who sat during the anthem before a preseason game for the San Francisco 49ers previous year and knelt for the anthem for the entire 2016 season in protest of what he viewed as oppression "of black people and people of colour" in the United States. (more...)
"Yes, he is": Taylor Swift defiant as Mueller's attorney presents closing arguments
- August 14, 2017

Mueller had sued Swift after her team reported the accusations to his bosses at a country music station. McFarland said the jury should award Mueller $250,000 in damages, even though the judge ruled last week that he can not receive damages for future earnings, only for the remainder of his contract at the time he was sacked. (more...)
Giroud confirms Arsenal stay after opening-day victor Giroud confirms Arsenal stay after opening-day victor
- August 14, 2017

And City captain Wes Morgan believes Vardy, 30, is showing signs he still has the pace and form that helped Leicester win the title two seasons ago and made the former non-League striker an global and Footballer of the Year. The ensuing reshuffle left Arsenal with a winger-Oxlade-Chamberlain-at right-back, a right-back-Bellerin-at left-back and two left-backs-Kolasinac and Nacho Monreal-in central defense. (more...)
Watch Ice Cube Beat LaVar Ball In BIG3 Four-Point Shooting Contest Watch Ice Cube Beat LaVar Ball In BIG3 Four-Point Shooting Contest
- August 14, 2017

Ice Cube sank two shots during the contest, while Ball scored just one. Once a scoring-challenged college basketball player, Ball has made headlines by boasting that he could have beaten Michael Jordan in a one-on-one basketball game. "You know I hit them shots with my eyes closed". Also, for some reason they weren't using the clock on the shot clock or the court, so the PA announcer is having to count down from 10 seconds when the time is nearly up. (more...)
Rafael Nadal crashes out, Roger Federer advances in Rogers Cup Rafael Nadal crashes out, Roger Federer advances in Rogers Cup
- August 14, 2017

On the contrary, he had produced a huge upset in last year's Rogers Cup, his maiden Masters tournament. EPA/WARREN TODACaroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates her win over Sloane Stephens of the US after their semi-final match in the Rogers Cup Women's Tennis tournament in Toronto, Canada, 12 August 2017. (more...)
Federer pulls out of Cincinnati; Nadal to take over No. 1 ranking Federer pulls out of Cincinnati; Nadal to take over No. 1 ranking
- August 14, 2017

Federer's withdrawal means Rafael Nadal will return to No. 1 when new ATP rankings are released on August 21. The Swiss 19-time Grand Slam victor was the only player who could have denied Spain's Nadal taking the top spot in the rankings from Andy Murray . (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Jose Mourinho: "This is now my team"
- August 14, 2017

Today was very good and he was very effective, with the first goal especially. The former Everton talisman had a fine spell at Goodison Park but the striker struggled against the Premier League big boys. Jose Mourinho has had two summer transfer windows to create a team in his image. My dedication to my job is always at the maximum, even more now than when I started, and I believe at the end of the season we will see the results. (more...)
Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman placed in concussion protocol Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman placed in concussion protocol
- August 14, 2017

Quinn added that he's not sure Freeman will be out for the rest of the preseason, per ESPN.com. Freeman, who signed a five-year contract extension worth a reported $41.25 million last Wednesday, was forced to leave Sunday's practice. Ward, who led the Falcons in rushing with 48 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown against Miami, has worn a black - non-contact - jersey during the past two practices. (more...)
Jose Mourinho hails Romelu Lukaku, Namanja Matic experience Jose Mourinho hails Romelu Lukaku, Namanja Matic experience
- August 14, 2017

However, Mourinho was unable to match Manchester United's fifth-place finish in their final season under the Dutch coach, with the Red Devils ending up in sixth spot in the 2016-17 season. Slaven Bilic had clearly set up his side to be compact and frustrate the home side, but Mourinho's men were in a rampant mood as they laid siege to the West Ham goal. (more...)
India Thump Sri Lanka in Third Test to Complete Series Whitewash India Thump Sri Lanka in Third Test to Complete Series Whitewash
- August 14, 2017

On the third day of the last Test match of the series at Pallekelle, Team India will be looking to clean sweep the series against Sri Lanka . After an early fall of wickets, Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav had stabilised the innings and helped India reach a challenging score. (more...)
United in talks with Ibrahimovic about striker staying United in talks with Ibrahimovic about striker staying
- August 14, 2017

Since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013, United have been widely criticised for producing turgid, pedestrian displays devoid of attacking verve under David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and in Mourinho's maiden season in charge. Let us know your thoughts. An unusually cheerful Mourinho told Sky Sports: 'I'm happy to start! "He was a player this team needs". It turns out that goals are a lot like London buses, and the second pulled up moments later. (more...)
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: It's tough to spend €222M Barcelona defender Gerard Pique: It's tough to spend €222M
- August 14, 2017

Pique has been mocked for posting "he stays" with a picture of him and Neymar together on Barca's pre-season tour to the United States on July 23. The Spain worldwide previously claimed it was just his guess that Neymar would not leave Barca, but Pique has now altered his version of events. (more...)
Out of lineup Sunday Out of lineup Sunday
- August 14, 2017

Velasquez - the Phillies 25-year-old righthanded starter - will be sticking around Philadelphia this week after being placed on the disabled list Friday after leaving his Thursday start with numbness, swelling and discoloration in his right middle finger. (more...)
Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester Sanchez to miss Arsenal's EPL opener against Leicester
- August 14, 2017

Wenger claimed: " Sanchez will not be available ". "He had a scan two days ago and is out for a while". He will miss Arsenal's opening day fixture against Leicester City with an abdominal injury, with Arsene Wenger's side priced at 8/15 to win the game . (more...)
Jose Mourinho singles out one player for praise after Real Madrid defeat Jose Mourinho singles out one player for praise after Real Madrid defeat
- August 14, 2017

Leicester City's triumph two years ago has shown us that any team with the right personnel, management and good luck against injuries, can challenge for and win the title; however, for this season I believe that the victor will come from a group of seven teams which I will tag as the contenders. (more...)
Nemanja Matic offers Roy Keane qualities to new-look Man United Nemanja Matic offers Roy Keane qualities to new-look Man United
- August 14, 2017

The Portuguese coach is starting his second Premier League season in charge of the Red Devils after Mourinho was appointed as Louis van Gaal's successor last term. In the 1-1 draw in November, United had eight shots on target but only scored once, while six on target this time produced four goals . Mourinho has designs on achieving success in the league, UEFA Champions League and the domestic cups in 2017-18 and he's not shy about expressing his excitement. (more...)