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Million Dollar Bets Coming in on Floyd Mayweather at 11th Hour Million Dollar Bets Coming in on Floyd Mayweather at 11th Hour
- August 26, 2017

McGregor went all out for the finish in the early rounds in that encounter, but having originally been training for a 155lb fight, he struggled to maintain that pace, enabling Diaz to take over and become the first UFC fighter to finish him, albeit via submision rather than strikes. (more...)
Julian Draxler decides to remain at Paris Saint-Germain? Julian Draxler decides to remain at Paris Saint-Germain?
- August 26, 2017

ST ETIENNE: Ruffier, Catherine, Maiga (Pajot 65), Janko, Gabriel (Lacroix 70), Perrin, Gabriel-Pierre, Dabo, Bamba, Selnaes, Hamouma (Tannane 77). Two goals by Edinson Cavani either side of a 51st-minute effort by Italy's Brazilian-born midfielder Thiago Motta kept PSG top of the standings with a maximum 12 points from four games. (more...)
The Kyrie Irving trade makes the 'NBA 2K18' cover situation awkward The Kyrie Irving trade makes the 'NBA 2K18' cover situation awkward
- August 26, 2017

Things are just getting started, and that's the best part of all of this. Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving will join the Boston Celtics in a blockbuster deal that will see Isaiah Thomas head in the opposite direction, U.S. Following Kyrie Irving's trade to the Boston Celtics two days ago, 2K found themselves in a slightly awkward position with their yearly National Basketball Association franchise due to release in just a few weeks with Irving in his Cavs jersey on the cover. (more...)
Carabao Cup: Man Utd play Burton, Arsenal welcome Doncaster [See full draws] Carabao Cup: Man Utd play Burton, Arsenal welcome Doncaster [See full draws]
- August 26, 2017

There were two all-Premier League ties: Leicester were drawn at home to Liverpool, who were semi-finalists past year, while Brighton will travel down the south coast to Bournemouth. This is the first season of a three-year naming rights deal for the EFL Cup - formerly the League Cup - with Carabao, a Thai energy drink. In other ties, Arsenal hosts Doncaster Rovers while Tottenham Hotspur faces a wait for its opponent after being drawn against Derby County or Barnsley, who play ... (more...)
Man City table bid for €40m-rated La Liga defender Man City table bid for €40m-rated La Liga defender
- August 26, 2017

Guardiola refused to speak about the possibility of those two players joining the club, while director of football Txiki Begiristain has already ruled out late moves for Barcelona's Lionel Messi or Monaco's Kylian Mbappe . "Now it's hard and it was hard before. You have to spend more money to buy the players right now - not just Manchester City, all the clubs", he added. (more...)
Sharapova to meet Halep in first round at US Open Sharapova to meet Halep in first round at US Open
- August 25, 2017

The British No 1 is in the same quarter of the draw as Sharapova or Halep. She said that she had taken it for several years and did not know it had been placed on the banned list at the start of 2016. She could meet Ukraine's fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina in the last eight. She has an excellent chance of ascending to world No 1 after this event, as she is only defending 430 points from last year's run to the quarter-final here, 870 fewer than her main rival Karolina Pliskova. (more...)
Conte surprised by Hazard Belgium call-up Conte surprised by Hazard Belgium call-up
- August 25, 2017

It's a great mistake. It has been a tricky start to the season for Conte with the future of Spanish striker Diego Costa still unresolved and Hazard injured. The club is trying to strengthen our squad, our team, they are working very hard to do this. Chelsea face a tough task at home to Everton who have picked up four points from their opening two games, including a 1-1 draw at Manchester City . (more...)
National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed National Basketball Association rookies voted Jayson Tatum and Lonzo Ball as most likely succeed
- August 25, 2017

The survey, which takes votes from every National Basketball Association rookie, picked Dennis Smith Jr . of the Dallas Mavericks as the most likely to win Rookie of the Year (Ball was second, Tatum received votes), but Tatum and Ball received 18.4 percent of the vote apiece for best career . (more...)
Diego Costa to Everton? Ronald Koeman would welcome the striker at Goodison Diego Costa to Everton? Ronald Koeman would welcome the striker at Goodison
- August 25, 2017

Not only would a deal for Costa strengthen Koeman's attacking options for a few months, it would also suit the player. "It is not about being unhappy with Dominic - I am very happy with him - but he is still young and we need more competition up front. (more...)
Robert Snodgrass 'raring to go' after joining Aston Villa Robert Snodgrass 'raring to go' after joining Aston Villa
- August 25, 2017

The winger departs West Ham after just seven months with the club, being signed by the Hammers in January. Having already used a fake Whatsapp conversation to herald John Terry's arrival this summer, Aston Villa have once again found an entertaining new way to announce a signing to their fans on social media. (more...)
Clemson's Swinney gets raise to almost $7 million a year Clemson's Swinney gets raise to almost $7 million a year
- August 25, 2017

The Clemson board of trustees compensation committee officially approved a new deal for the Tigers' head football coach, one that runs eight years and will pay him an average of $6.75 million a year through 2024. His Tigers went 14-1 a year ago, beating Alabama 35-31 in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game for the school's first title since 1981. (more...)
Elliott expected to play for Cowboys against the Raiders Elliott expected to play for Cowboys against the Raiders
- August 25, 2017

Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris are slated to work as complements behind Elliott on Saturday, but all three figure to see snaps with the first team. "The biggest thing is just having the mindset of preparing him for week one of the season, that's the approach we have taken", said Garrett. The ruling came after the NFL's year-long investigation into domestic violence accusations made against him by Tiffany Thompson, who identified herself as his former girlfriend to authorities. (more...)
Man City chief pokes fun at Tottenham over CL draw Man City chief pokes fun at Tottenham over CL draw
- August 25, 2017

The 2017-18 Champions League group stages will be City's seventh consecutive season in Europe's elite competition, with their best result coming in the 2015/16 season as they were defeated in the semi-finals by eventual winners Real Madrid . (more...)
Yankees-Tigers brawl after Miguel Cabrera-Austin Romine scuffle Yankees-Tigers brawl after Miguel Cabrera-Austin Romine scuffle
- August 25, 2017

Tigers cleanup hitter and 11-time All-Star Miguel Cabrera and Yankees catcher Austin Romine were tossed after a benches-clearing brawl during the sixth inning. Earlier Thursday, the New York Yankees were looking to complete a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers before they head back home to the Bronx until tensions boiled over. (more...)
Arsenal to meet Cologne, BATE in Europa League, Everton face Lyon Arsenal to meet Cologne, BATE in Europa League, Everton face Lyon
- August 25, 2017

Seven-time Champions League winners Milan who eliminated Universitatea Craiova of Romania and Macedonia's Shkendija to cruise into the Europa League, were provided a rather comfortable group draw as they will face Austria Vienna of Austria, Croatia's Rijeka and AEK Athens of Greece, in Group D . (more...)
Wenger Confirms Huge Double Boost Ahead Of Liverpool Trip Wenger Confirms Huge Double Boost Ahead Of Liverpool Trip
- August 25, 2017

I know that some Arsenal fans were furious with Jack Wilshere for the angry reaction to a challenge by a Man City under 23 player that got him sent off in a reserve game this week, but I for one was not too bothered and can understand why the England global star lost his temper and according to The Mirror I am not alone, because Arsene Wenger has had talks with the player this week and has apparently changed his mind about Wilshere leaving Arsenal this summer. (more...)
Jets' won't have a QB decision until after Giants game Jets' won't have a QB decision until after Giants game
- August 25, 2017

Christian Hackenberg figures to get an extended look Saturday against the Giants . Added Bowles: "The more they play the more they learn mentally". "I expect to play at a high level". Bowles defended the decision, telling reporters McCown has gotten plenty of work. McCown received just one rep Thursday, and it came with the scout team offense. (more...)
Head-To-Head: Rafa Benitez vs Slaven Bilic Head-To-Head: Rafa Benitez vs Slaven Bilic
- August 25, 2017

NEWCASTLE and West Ham meet this week with both clubs desperately searching for their first Premier League wins of the season. The winger, who capped an impressive individual display with a goal in Wednesday night's 3-2 Carabao Cup defeat by Nottingham Forest, picked up a knock and will have a late fitness test. (more...)
Rape case: Ram Rahim Singh reaches Panchkula CBI court; verdict shortly Rape case: Ram Rahim Singh reaches Panchkula CBI court; verdict shortly
- August 25, 2017

Indian anti-riot police officers stand guard on a barricaded road leading to the court in Panchkula . The letter also accused Singh of sexually exploiting several of his female followers inside the Dera campus on the outskirts of Sirsa in Haryana . (more...)
Milan with a comfortable draw, Eastern trips for Arsenal Milan with a comfortable draw, Eastern trips for Arsenal
- August 25, 2017

Zenit St. Petersburg, the 2008 UEFA Cup victor, was grouped with Real Sociedad, Rosenborg - which eliminated Ajax in the playoffs on Thursday - and Vardar of Macedonia. Two other contenders in the group for the Russian and Danish football clubs are Moldova's Sheriff and Zlin from the Czech Republic. Arsenal have been draw alongside Belarus league champions BATE Borisov, German side Cologne and Serbian runners-up Red Star Belgrade in the group stages of the European cup competition in ... (more...)