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Premier League Preview: Matchday Two Premier League Preview: Matchday Two
- August 24, 2017

Manager Jose Mourinho admitted after Swansea were swept aside at the Liberty Stadium that the challenge will come when United fall behind and "try to change the result". First week of the League was good for United as the second week brought Swansea City. In fact, some punters have piled in to Sun Bets' 100/1 that they remain top for the ENTIRE season . (more...)
National Basketball Association rookies down on Sixers' Markelle Fultz's potential? National Basketball Association rookies down on Sixers' Markelle Fultz's potential?
- August 24, 2017

No other player had more than 7.7 percent. It's always good to have the respect of one's peers, but don't expect this year's National Basketball Association rookie survey to predict the future. Sports Illustrated last week named Tatum the rookie " Most Likely To Succeed ", and oddsmakers installed him as the fourth favorite to win the Rookie of the Year. (more...)
Tottenham throw everything at signing PSG fullback Serge Aurier Tottenham throw everything at signing PSG fullback Serge Aurier
- August 24, 2017

However, the Argentine wants greater strength in depth and the Evening Standard claim Spurs are close to a £23m deal and Aurier will sign a five-year deal. The court's decision has been made but has not been made public and the player's lawyers have pressed the authorities to release the documents so that, if cleared, he can try to obtain a work permit in England. (more...)
Nice's Fournier Plays Down Talk of Barcelona Move for Seri Nice's Fournier Plays Down Talk of Barcelona Move for Seri
- August 24, 2017

They continue to face roadblocks in their pursuits of Dembele and Coutinho, and now have just eight days to bolster their squad ahead of the closure of the summer transfer window. "We must wait and see what happens; at the moment I am a Nice player and we will see what happens later". Seri played the full 90 minutes for Nice against Napoli on Tuesday night. (more...)
Kendall Wright working as Bears' first-team slot receiver Kendall Wright working as Bears' first-team slot receiver
- August 24, 2017

In two preseason games, Trubisky is 24 of 33 for 226 yards and two touchdowns with a passer rating of 111.4. "I mean, that sounds good to me because I'm not going to change what I've been doing, I'm just going to come out here, work every day, it doesn't matter what group I'm going with". (more...)
A's Trade OF Rajai Davis To Red Sox For Prospect Rafael Rincones A's Trade OF Rajai Davis To Red Sox For Prospect Rafael Rincones
- August 24, 2017

He has played all three outfield spots for the A's this season, and he remains a threat on the bases with 26 stolen bases in 32 attempts. To make room for Davis on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox designated outfielder Steve Selsky for assignment. (more...)
Two inmates escape after allegedly overtaking transport vehicle in Oklahoma Two inmates escape after allegedly overtaking transport vehicle in Oklahoma
- August 24, 2017

They say the van was found about 13 miles (21 kilometers) from where it was stolen, with an empty gun holster inside. The van has been recovered. The search Wednesday focused on a neighboring county where some of the inmates' personal belongings were found. (more...)
Katie Sowers becomes the NFL's first openly gay coach Katie Sowers becomes the NFL's first openly gay coach
- August 24, 2017

Katie Sowers , who worked with wide receivers as an intern with the team this summer, gave an interview to SBNation's OutSports website that was published Tuesday, confirming her sexual orientation. She helps [wide receivers coach/passing game specialist] Mike LaFleur out just with some rotations. She recently became the second woman to be named a full-time assistant coach in the NFL. (more...)
Cavs Asked About Klay Thompson Before Trading Kyrie To Boston
- August 24, 2017

Before the Cavaliers and Celtics came to terms on a blockbuster deal that sent Kyrie Irving to Boston and Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland , the Cavs reportedly were interested in trading their All-Star guard to the reigning National Basketball Association champions. (more...)
Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight
- August 24, 2017

Q. Want to step out of the golf course and step into the ring. ESPN The Magazine's Fighting Issue, now on newsstands, details how divided sports fans are about watching the highly anticipated August 26 bout between MMA champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather . (more...)
Usain Bolt is opening 15 Jamaican restaurants across the UK Usain Bolt is opening 15 Jamaican restaurants across the UK
- August 24, 2017

The restaurants will offer traditional Jamaican dishes such as jerk pork, janga soup and pan chicken as well as the athlete's own creation "burgers a la Usain", according to the Caterer magazine . Jamaican company Farnham, in which Bolt is a partner, is said to have signed a deal with the SME Group to launch the restaurants within five years. (more...)
Sam Clucas completes transfer to Swansea City from Hull City Sam Clucas completes transfer to Swansea City from Hull City
- August 24, 2017

It's taken me a long time to drive here from Hull, but now I really can't wait to get started. I think that's very close to being done and assuming that happens, tomorrow (Wednesday) he'll be a Swansea player'. They brought in Roque Mesa and Erwin Mulder earlier in the transfer window, as well as Tammy Abraham on loan. The left-sided player featured in all but one of Hull's matches in the Premier League last season and turned in some impressive performances, despite being unable to help ... (more...)
Cardinals lose Rosenthal for the season Cardinals lose Rosenthal for the season
- August 24, 2017

Oliver Macklin of MLB .com noted Rosenthal was initially placed on the 10-day disabled list Thursday and described his setback as "tightness in his pitching arm" at the time. Righties hit.215 while lefties hit just.198. Of his 48 appearances this season, 37 have been scoreless and he has not allowed a home run since June 9, a span of 24 games. (more...)
ESPN Host Ryen Russillo Arrested in Wyoming for Criminal Entry ESPN Host Ryen Russillo Arrested in Wyoming for Criminal Entry
- August 24, 2017

Roger Schultz told the News & Guide. Police say because Russillo entered unlawfully and did not leave when asked, he was arrested for violating Jackson's criminal trespass law. He now has to post bond and get a court date. Criminal entry in Wyoming sounds similar to what most people refer to as trespassing. His misdemeanor charge carries a maximum fine of $750. (more...)
Spurs complete signing of goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton Spurs complete signing of goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton
- August 24, 2017

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year deal with Tottenham and is due to wear the number 22 shirt for the Lillywhites. Spurs are next in Premier League action at home to Burnley on Sunday 27 August. The 21-year-old Colombian global had his medical with Spurs on Tuesday, leaving the granting of a work permit the only thing to be confirmed before Sánchez officially joins the squad. (more...)
Tottenham secure Davinson Sanchez signing Tottenham secure Davinson Sanchez signing
- August 24, 2017

Sanchez arrived in London on Wednesday in a long-anticipated deal worth a reported €40million, which could rise to €42m with add-ons. " We are delighted to announce that Davinson Sanchez has completed his move to the club subject to receipt of his work permit later this week ", a Tottenham statement read. (more...)
Kyle Walker-Peters pens new deal at Tottenham Kyle Walker-Peters pens new deal at Tottenham
- August 23, 2017

Capital football club Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday announced the extension of defender Kyle Walker-Peters' contract till June 2020. Tottenham have handed Walker-Peters with his third new contract in the space of 18 months, with his last deal being signed in February that tied him to the club until 2019. (more...)
Everything is okay between Coutinho and me - Klopp Everything is okay between Coutinho and me - Klopp
- August 23, 2017

Sportsmail understands the Brazilian is yet to give up hope of sealing a dream move to Spain, despite Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insisting on Tuesday that he is ready for Coutinho to return to the squad once he recovers from a back injury. (more...)
Lehmann backs Agar for Test return in Bangladesh Lehmann backs Agar for Test return in Bangladesh
- August 23, 2017

Bangladesh star batsman Tamim Iqbal says the Tigers will have to focus on winning the little duels against the Aussies and do well in every session before they can realistically think about beating the visitors in the Test series. Bangladesh's cricket board announced Tuesday that former Indian bowler Sunil Joshi has been appointed the squad's spin consultant after Australian Stuart MacGill turned down the coaching gig. (more...)
Can Saina Nehwal make a comeback? Can Saina Nehwal make a comeback?
- August 23, 2017

The lead increased to 15-7 in no time and although Sirant did pull off some consecutive points, he was hardly a match for Srikanth who finished the first game 21-13. "It was good to win in front of the home crowd - there were a lot of people in India who couldn't make it to Rio and we're excited to be there", said Sindhu. (more...)