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Chelsea, Liverpool on alert as Southampton land Wesley Hoedt Chelsea, Liverpool on alert as Southampton land Wesley Hoedt
- August 21, 2017

Liverpool have to strengthen their back line by signing a top quality central defender and Van Dijk would perfectly fit the bill. Last week, Italian transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio reported that Southampton have offered Lazio 17 million euros for Wesley Hoedt . (more...)
Alonso Double For Chelsea Spoils Spurs' Wembley Opener Alonso Double For Chelsea Spoils Spurs' Wembley Opener
- August 21, 2017

Tottenham Hotspurs were pegged back when Marcos Alonso delivered a flawless free-kick after David Luiz was upended 25 yards outside the box. "Wembley was not the problem", Spurs' head coach Pochettino said after suffering his first home defeat in 14 London derbies. (more...)
Breitbart Apologizes for Mistaking German Soccer Player for Traveling Migrant Breitbart Apologizes for Mistaking German Soccer Player for Traveling Migrant
- August 21, 2017

Last week, Breitbart published a story on its site by the newswire service Agence France-Presse that detailed how Spanish police shut down a gang that offered to ferry immigrants in Morocco to Spain via jet skis. "There is no evidence Mr. Podolski is either a migrant gang member, nor being human trafficked [sic]". "We wish Mr Podolski well in his recently announced worldwide retirement". (more...)
Trevor Siemian believes he did enough to win Broncos' QB job Trevor Siemian believes he did enough to win Broncos' QB job
- August 21, 2017

Siemian was an impressive 8-of-11 for 93 yards and a touchdown in the exhibition, compared to the 26th overall pick from the 2016 draft, who struggled to read the opposing defense and move the ball down the field, finishing with 9-of-13 completions for only 39 yards. (more...)
Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets Los Angeles Dodgers Acquire Curtis Granderson from Mets
- August 21, 2017

Granderson, hitting.228 with 19 home runs for the Mets , is expected to be primarily a bench player for the very deep Dodgers, although he could take some at-bats from Joc Pederson in center field. The Dodgers announced on Saturday they will be optioning Pederson to Triple-A Oklahoma City to make room for Curtis Granderson on the active roster. (more...)
Megachurch pastor AR Bernard resigns from Trump's evangelical council Megachurch pastor AR Bernard resigns from Trump's evangelical council
- August 21, 2017

The pastor of a NY megachurch said Friday that he has resigned from President Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board, citing "a deepening conflict in values" with the administration. And by the way, I'd say that goes for many evangelical leaders who've been generally supportive of Trump. Few, however, addressed the president's handling of the events, including his comments that there is blame " on many sides " for the violence that occurred in Charlottesville, as well as his assertion ... (more...)
Chris Wood has completed his £15m move from Leeds United to Burnley Chris Wood has completed his £15m move from Leeds United to Burnley
- August 21, 2017

The New Zealand global ruled himself out of Leeds' match against Sunderland on Saturday amid speculation about his future. Burnley have agreed a fee of around £15m with Leeds for Wood and have been putting him through his medical paces ahead of putting the finishing touches to the move. (more...)
Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring victor for West Brom Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring victor for West Brom
- August 21, 2017

Some really good individual performances I thought". "Disappointed with the outcome but definitely not the performance". I don't want to say things that will get me in trouble so I've not looked at it. "If Gareth Barry's not pulling his shirt I think he heads into the goal". "Unfortunately, we got done with a sucker-punch, which you always know is a possibility with West Brom and we have been done by it". (more...)
Birmingham confirm loan signings of Arsenal pair Birmingham confirm loan signings of Arsenal pair
- August 21, 2017

Arsenal are eager to trim their squad and Jenkinson and Bramall are both free to leave. Neither Jenkinson nor Bramall are close to breaking into Arsene Wenger's first team this season. Bramall has impressed since joining Arsenal and featured on their preseason tour of Asia and Australia and was handed a first-team squad number this season. (more...)
Girardi: For now, Aroldis Chapman out as Yankees closer Girardi: For now, Aroldis Chapman out as Yankees closer
- August 21, 2017

The Yankees bullpen, which, since the All-star break, has led all of Baseball bullpen ERA (2.15), surrendered six runs in just two innings, costing the team the game Friday night. Brett Gardner's 20th home run of the season accounted for the only Yankees' run. . Headley doubled. And they were 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson suggests another signing Everton must make, predicts Manchester City result Mark Lawrenson suggests another signing Everton must make, predicts Manchester City result
- August 21, 2017

It was a transfer that had been rumbling on all summer, and with it being finally done, Koeman can now contemplate on whether the Iceland global is fit enough to be involved against Manchester City . Everton opened their season with a 1-0 home win over Stoke City, as Rooney enjoyed a dream return to Goodison Park by scoring the winning goal, and Koeman will hope to build on that with a strong showing against Premier League title favourites Manchester City . (more...)
The Location Of The Horn-Paquiao Rematch Has Been Confirmed The Location Of The Horn-Paquiao Rematch Has Been Confirmed
- August 21, 2017

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk told the Courier Mail the decision to withdraw funding was due to a lack of confirmation over whether Pacquiao would commit to the fight. A World Boxing Organisation scoring review of the "Battle of Brisbane" on July 2 endorsed Horn as the victor after criticism from global observers. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku Central To Manchester United's Impressive Start Romelu Lukaku Central To Manchester United's Impressive Start
- August 21, 2017

Mourinho also went to on to explain the role of his substitutes, with the likes of Anthony Martial coming on to ensure the wins in both matches. Mourinho also confirmed that he had positive talks with Martial over his future at United during the summer and said he is pleased with the Frenchman after his excellent start to the season, in which he has scored two goals in two games. (more...)
Real Madrid president Florentino makes De Gea pact with Keylor
- August 21, 2017

Spain number one De Gea has been strongly linked with a return to his homeland over the past few years, but the Red Devils have so far resisted Real's interest. Today's edition of The Sun suggests Manchester United have not lost hope of signing Donnarumma and would be ready to let De Gea leave for Real Madrid if they could replace him with the Italy worldwide in the summer of 2019. (more...)
IIT JEE (Advanced) exam to go online from 2018 IIT JEE (Advanced) exam to go online from 2018
- August 21, 2017

Officials said an online test will help prevent mistakes and also avert situations like those encountered past year, when the JAB - the apex body that conducts the exam - reportedly gave 18 bonus marks to candidates who took the JEE Advanced because of printing and translation errors in the question paper. (more...)
Twins' Miguel Sano headed to DL after fouling ball off shin Twins' Miguel Sano headed to DL after fouling ball off shin
- August 21, 2017

Before Rosario's homer, the Twins chased McFarland (4-5) - who hadn't thrown more than 58 pitches in an outing all year - with four run-scoring hits, including a two-run double by Max Kepler . While Byron Buxton has surged in August, recording a.328 batting average with three home runs this month, Twins manager Paul Molitor said Buxton's spot batting third in the team's lineup Sunday wasn't a congratulatory message to the centerfielder. (more...)
Messi will sign Barcelona contract - Fernandez Messi will sign Barcelona contract - Fernandez
- August 21, 2017

Messi has scored 508 goals in 585 games for Barcelona since 2004, helping the La Liga giants win eight titles and the Champions League four times and emerge as one of the greatest players of all-time. Messi would demand a starting spot under City manager Pep Guardiola , with whom he worked during the pair's time together at Barcelona, and would add to an already exciting forward line. (more...)
Steelers Experimenting With Haley Calling Plays Upstairs During Preseason Steelers Experimenting With Haley Calling Plays Upstairs During Preseason
- August 21, 2017

The starting offensive line also dominated Pittsburgh's first-team defense. The third-year back capped off Atlanta's opening drive with a five-yard touchdown run, his second of the preseason. Undrafted rookies Reggie Davis and Quincy Mauger , both from the University of Georgia, each made big plays. The Steelers take on a Falcons team that has had to endure an off-season thinking about their Super Bowl collapse. (more...)
National Football League players show love to Anquan Boldin on Twitter following retirement National Football League players show love to Anquan Boldin on Twitter following retirement
- August 21, 2017

He figured to be the team's top option in the slot. "Football in its purest form is what we all strive for as a nation". "The core values taught in football are sone of the most important you can learn in life". "The reason I signed here is the guys who are still here". "For me it's not even about having a long career", Boldin said. "If you're expecting me to be a role model for younger kids or for society in general, how is it wrong for me to speak out when I do see injustices?" Not ... (more...)
Alvin Kamara fuels Saints to halftime lead over the Chargers Alvin Kamara fuels Saints to halftime lead over the Chargers
- August 21, 2017

The Saints set a positive tone early with an impressive first quarter, scoring on the first two drives of the game , and consistently holding the Chargers out of scoring range. He did not return to the game in the second half. Outside of Kamara and the starting offensive line, the offense barely had any other highlights until some solid running by rookies Darius Victor and Trey Edmunds in the fourth quarter. (more...)