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Want-away Dembele irks Dortmund team-mates Want-away Dembele irks Dortmund team-mates
- August 19, 2017

Dortmund have already rejected a £90million bid for Dembele, with CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke shrugging off suggestions from Barca 's Pep Segura that a deal is close. This also applies to Ousmane - he can't just do whatever he wants. "He should not forget that he still has a long-term contract at Dortmund", he added. (more...)
Adam Wainwright (elbow) placed on DL, Mike Mayers recalled Adam Wainwright (elbow) placed on DL, Mike Mayers recalled
- August 19, 2017

Wainwright, 35, has a 5.12 ERA over 121.1 innings and 23 starts this season. He will be in uniform for Friday's game against the Pirates. The Cardinals jumped to an 11-3 lead over the Pirates, led by a Matt Carpenter home run in the second inning. (more...)
Reactions to Bayern Munich's opening-day win vs. Leverkusen Reactions to Bayern Munich's opening-day win vs. Leverkusen
- August 19, 2017

Speaking on the upcoming games, Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said the company is ever committed to delivering quality sporting content to its subscribers. A video assistant referee (VAR) system was available for the first time in Bundesliga history, and it worked perfectly to award Bayern a penalty early in the second half. (more...)
Guardiola says 'nothing has changed' in £22m Evans chase Guardiola says 'nothing has changed' in £22m Evans chase
- August 19, 2017

But with West Brom having already rejected a bid of £18mn, Guardiola says signing Evans is not make-or-break. The former Barcelona boss led Manchester City to an opening day 2-0 win over Brighton last weekend, and ahead of hosting Everton on Monday, Guardiola says he has every belief the club will do all it can to improve the squad. (more...)
'Unite the Right' Rally Leader Speaks Out Following Violent Protests 'Unite the Right' Rally Leader Speaks Out Following Violent Protests
- August 19, 2017

He was forced at one point past year to publicly denounce the Ku Klux Klan and one of its leaders, David Duke . US President Donald Trump has made it clear he deems the "alt-left" just as guilty as the "alt-right", i.e. Codreanu founded the Iron Guard, a violent antisemitic group. "I don't know who's advising them on why they think they can do this". The Detroit Red Wings released a statement Saturday denouncing the use of their logo at the rally by white supremacists. (more...)
Hugh Freeze made hundreds of calls to disassociated Ole Miss booster Hugh Freeze made hundreds of calls to disassociated Ole Miss booster
- August 19, 2017

Freeze was able to redact personal calls from the phone records under MS law before they were released to the media, but the records that remain show frequent communication with Harris from January 2015 through Freeze's resignation last month according to Dan Wolken of USA Today Sports . (more...)
Eagles' first-team offense struggles in win over Bills Eagles' first-team offense struggles in win over Bills
- August 19, 2017

Carson Wentz is entering his second National Football League season. Through the practices leading up to Thursday's game, the mood was hard to read. Let's get into it. Signed two weeks ago, it's clear Graham has already overtaken Terrence Brooks and Jaylen Watkins on the depth chart. During his collegiate career at North Carolina, Hollins averaged 20 yards per catch and scored 20 touchdowns in his three-year career. (more...)
Barcelona Agree €100m Fee With Dortmund For Dembele Barcelona Agree €100m Fee With Dortmund For Dembele
- August 19, 2017

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished reports that Barcelona are closing in on a transfer for Ousmane Dembele, claiming that the Liga club are "dizzy" from losing to Real Madrid. Balague has dismissed the comments, believing Liverpool will likely stick to their stance Coutinho is not for sale. Barcelona completed the signing of Brazilian Paulinho on Monday night (AEST) though. (more...)
Usain Bolt Ruled Out of Manchester United Legends Game with Injury Usain Bolt Ruled Out of Manchester United Legends Game with Injury
- August 19, 2017

The 19-time global champion Bolt ran his last athletics race in London last week. World record holder in both the 100m and 200m, Bolt had further scans on the injury, which showed the damage to be worse than anticipated. The club are nevertheless aware of their financial limitations, and stop short of promising Bolt the riches he enjoyed as the world's fastest man. Bolt himself tweeted an image of his muscle tear and said the injury will require three months of rehabilitation. (more...)
England's best put Windies to the sword to take control England's best put Windies to the sword to take control
- August 19, 2017

For Cook , already Englands leading Test run-scorer and century-maker, this was his 31st hundred at this level. England resumed in an immensely strong position of 348 for three in the first of this three-match series and the 50th Test at Edgbaston . (more...)
Klopp sees no reason for players to leave Liverpool right now Klopp sees no reason for players to leave Liverpool right now
- August 19, 2017

Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele , according to the Catalan club's general manager, Josep Segura. "You can obviously see that the whole market worldwide is quite hard". We have to help the team. Another player that Klopp can not call on is striker Daniel Sturridge , who remains absent due to the thigh injury that he suffered in Liverpool's pre-season victory over Bayern Munich . (more...)
Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Barcelona, Cambrils Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Barcelona, Cambrils
- August 19, 2017

A second van that was believed to have been used as a getaway vehicle in Barcelona was found abandoned in Spain's Vic city, the media said . The attackers ran them over in a vehicle, before police shot them dead and carried out controlled explosions. (more...)
Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team Georgia Tech dismisses B-back Dedrick Mills from football team
- August 19, 2017

Mills, a first-team all-ACC preseason pick, led the Yellow Jackets in rushing a year ago as a true freshman with 771 yards and 12 touchdowns on 152 carries. 1 spot. Third-year sophomore KirVonte Benson will likely move up to take Mills' place, but that figures to be a huge drop-off. Mills rushed for 75 yards on 16 carries and the Yellow Jackets' lone score in a 26-7 loss to Clemson last season. (more...)
Aliko Dangote wants to complete Arsenal takeover by 2020 Aliko Dangote wants to complete Arsenal takeover by 2020
- August 19, 2017

Wenger holds the record for being the longest-serving football coach in Europe, having been at the helm of Arsenal since 1996. The African billionaire Aliko Dangote , who was valued to be worth £10 billion GBP by Forbes recently, has once again announced his intention to make Stan Kroenke and offer he can't refuse in a serious bid to take control of Arsenal once he completes a major oil refinery project in Lagos. (more...)
Derek Jeter, wife Hannah Davis welcome first child Derek Jeter, wife Hannah Davis welcome first child
- August 19, 2017

Congratulations to the happy couple! The Bronx Bombers presented their congrats, as well, and included Twitter, "We can hardly wait to meet her!" Throughout his 19-year Major League Baseball career, Jeter maintained his focus on the sport he loved to play. (more...)
Jon Lester heads to DL with lat tightness, general shoulder fatigue Jon Lester heads to DL with lat tightness, general shoulder fatigue
- August 19, 2017

It's not ideal, obviously, but Lester's shoulder and lat are structurally sound and he's not expected to be on the disabled list long. The Cubs also placed right-handed reliever Justin Grimm on the DL with a finger infection. Lester is coming off a season in which he delivered his ninth 200-inning season out of the last 10, posted a 2.44 ERA, made his fourth All-Star team and finished second in Cy Young voting. (more...)
Kevin Prince Boateng undergoing Eintracht Frankfurt medical ahead of switch Kevin Prince Boateng undergoing Eintracht Frankfurt medical ahead of switch
- August 19, 2017

Boateng signed a three-year contract extension in May but the ex-Schalke man left the Canary Island club but mutual agreement on Wednesday. Frankfurt's opening game of the season will be against SC Freiburg on Sunday, August 20, and the Ghanaian could make his debut against them. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell rejected Steelers' contract offer on deadline day Le'Veon Bell rejected Steelers' contract offer on deadline day
- August 19, 2017

Bell, who was franchise tagged by the Steelers in February, has been holding out of training camp and, prior to that, off-season activities. LATROBE, Pa. With that said, the Steelers normal way of doing business with non franchise quarterbacks is to fully guarantee nothing other than a signing bonus when it comes to contract extensions. (more...)
Costa hits out at 'criminal' treatment Costa hits out at 'criminal' treatment
- August 18, 2017

Belotti began his senior career by helping to fire Palermo to promotion in 2014 and has enjoyed two successful seasons at Torino. "I don't think it is fair after all I have done to be treated like that", Costa said . The Everton manager made the admission as Costa's continued exile at Chelsea intensifies, with the striker issuing a public statement on Thursday. (more...)
EFL clubs also set to demand early close to window EFL clubs also set to demand early close to window
- August 18, 2017

However, any changes to the domestic window would not apply in Europe, meaning issues such as Barca's pursuit of Coutinho would not necessarily be resolved. Some clubs believe that Premier League will be at disadvantage because leagues from other nations would still be able to recruit talent from England. (more...)

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