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Tharanga handed two-ODI ban for slow over-rate Tharanga handed two-ODI ban for slow over-rate
- August 27, 2017

Tharanga was also suspended for two matches in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 due to a serious over-rate offence. Chamara Kapugedera will lead the side in Tharanga's absence, while Test captain Chandimal and fellow-batsman Thirimanne come back into the squad. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA's best player in Europe award Cristiano Ronaldo wins UEFA's best player in Europe award
- August 27, 2017

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos was named Defender of the Season after leading the Spaniards to three Champions League trophies in four seasons. Ronaldo struck 25 goals in La Liga last term, and 12 in 13 matches during Real Madrid's Champions League-winning campaign. (more...)
Boxer Gervonta Davis mercilessly mocked for fight night outfit Boxer Gervonta Davis mercilessly mocked for fight night outfit
- August 27, 2017

While Davis is still young and obviously has massive potential, talks of a possible showdown with Vasyl Lomachenko are surely premature at this point. Davis tried a Roy Jones impression in round four, mugging with his hands behind his back, but unlike the all-time great, who knocked out contenders when employing those tricks, Davis took a pair of combinations to the face to the cheers of the fans in attendance. (more...)
Napoli beats Nice to reach Champions League group stage Napoli beats Nice to reach Champions League group stage
- August 27, 2017

It will be followed by the UEFA Player Awards. Pot 2 was also pretty much complete (though Sevilla's qualification pushed Napoli into the third pot), while pots three and four had a few more holes in them before this week's playoffs. There could be some intriguing ties. The draw for the Champions League group stage takes place at 5pm on Thursday 24 August at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. (more...)
Man Utd winger Young overjoyed with injury return
- August 27, 2017

While United are now basking in the ambiance of a new striker signing in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jose Mourinho has delivered a positive injury update ahead of the crunch tie - Ashley Young , Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo are all back on their feet running but it is the former who is closer to first team action, as revealed by Mourinho on Man United official website. (more...)
Torches Oregon State in opener Torches Oregon State in opener
- August 27, 2017

Colorado State did not go well for Oregon State. Stevens, who threw TD passes to Detrich Clark, Cameron Butler and Dalyn Dawkins, completed 26 of 39 pass attempts for 334 yards with one interception. Early in the fourth quarter, down 44-27, CBS Sports Network cameras picked up an Oregon State player on the sideline, holding up a play card with a few different pictures on it. (more...)
Raikkonen just wants to win races, fight for titles Raikkonen just wants to win races, fight for titles
- August 27, 2017

The key to Hamilton's pole was arguably a stupendous effort through the middle sector of the lap at the demanding Spa-Francorchamps track in the Ardennes mountains. Vettel's decision is likely to be followed by confirmation from Mercedes that they will retain Valtteri Bottas for at least another season alongside Hamilton. (more...)
Ravens defense stout in win over Bills Ravens defense stout in win over Bills
- August 27, 2017

Before exiting, Taylor had completed 1-of-3 passes for a single yard, bringing his presason completion percentage down to a disastrous 48.3. Buffalo's offense again had trouble putting positive plays together as their first six drives covered 23 plays for a total of just 14 net yards. (more...)
Sharapova has tough draw in first Slam match back Sharapova has tough draw in first Slam match back
- August 27, 2017

Writing on the Players' Tribune website, Sharapova said: "When it comes to tennis, good or bad - there's only one thing that I know for certain - I've missed it". The USTA defended its wildcard offer, saying, "Her suspension under the terms of the tennis anti-doping programme was completed and therefore was not one of the factors weighed in our wildcard selection process". (more...)
Edelman hurt in Patriots' win Edelman hurt in Patriots' win
- August 27, 2017

An MRI on Saturday revealed that Edelman indeed suffered an ACL tear in his right knee during Friday's preseason win over the Lions , a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The team traded a first-round pick in the offseason to the Saints for wide receiver Brandin Cooks , and it has other players at the position, including Chris Hogan , Danny Amendola and Malcolm Mitchell , potentially set for bigger roles. (more...)
Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler top in NY Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler top in NY
- August 27, 2017

A month before that, he struggled badly with his putter in the final round at the Travelers Championship until he won in a playoff by holing a bunker shot. Spieth began the day in a four-way tie for the lead , but he quickly broke out of that with four birdies in his first eight holes. Johnson stopped hitting it close and twice had to work hard not to lose ground. (more...)
'Adventurous' Watford will be a hard test - Hughton 'Adventurous' Watford will be a hard test - Hughton
- August 27, 2017

We start very well this match, like we plan, like we prepare. Albion boss Chris Hughton says his side will have to earn all of their points in the Premier League this season. But it should have been. We need to continue what we did before. Buoyed by the extra man, Brighton saw Dunk nod a close-range header wide and were again unlucky when Solly March's cross from the left was diverted against his own post by a sliding Christian Kabasele when under pressure from Hemed. (more...)
Manchester United will be "very hard to stop", says Ryan Giggs
- August 27, 2017

However, while it seems that his recovery is progressing very well, it appears that there has been no change with regards to that aforementioned timescale. Young has been on the sidelines with a serious hamstring injury but he stepped-up his return with a run-out for the under-23s on Monday and Mourinho says the versatile midfielder will be the first player of the three to be available for selection. (more...)
Froome increases Vuelta lead as Alaphilippe wins Stage 8 Froome increases Vuelta lead as Alaphilippe wins Stage 8
- August 27, 2017

Another stage win for Quick-Step Floors at the Vuelta a España , another win from the breakaway. Dutchman Jetse Bol was the biggest mover in the general classification standings, as the Manzana Postobon rider moved up 25 places into seventh as the peloton, which included Froome, finished over eight-and-a-half-minutes off the pace. (more...)
Patriots WR Julian Edelman tears ACL, out for season Patriots WR Julian Edelman tears ACL, out for season
- August 27, 2017

Edelman suffered the noncontact injury on the team's first drive. Running back Mike Gillislee , making his Patriots debut, followed Brady's scores with a one-yard touchdown run while Stephen Gostkowski hit one of his three field goals to cap the first quarter. (more...)
Chiefs' Spencer Ware reportedly out 2-8 weeks with knee injury Chiefs' Spencer Ware reportedly out 2-8 weeks with knee injury
- August 27, 2017

Ware was given the keys to Kansas City's starting running back job last season after Jamaal Charles continued to have knee problems stemming from his torn ACL in 2015. Ware is a nice, underrated two-way threat who started the 2016 off with a bang, with 199 total yards from scrimmage in Week 1 during the Chiefs' biggest comeback in franchise history over the San Diego Chargers. (more...)
Manchester United 2-0 Leicester City
- August 27, 2017

Manchester United is still without Ashley Young and Luke Shaw , both of whom are approaching full fitness. As if that wasn't encouraging enough for Mourinho , Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has rejoined on a one-year contract and should be available before the end of the year after recovering from knee surgery. (more...)
Patriots' fears confirmed: WR Julian Edelman has complete ACL tear, report says
- August 27, 2017

Tom Brady appeared to be in midseason form in the New England Patriots 30-28 preseason victory over the Detroit Lions on Friday at Ford Field in Detroit, but the game could have come with a huge cost. In another preseason game Friday, Chiefs running back Spencer Ware also injured his right knee and had to be carted off the field. He immediately reached to the back of his right knee. (more...)
Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to ongoing hip injury Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to ongoing hip injury
- August 27, 2017

Murray , the second-ranked men's player in the world, joins No. 4 Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Novak Djokovic, No. 10 Kei Nishikori and No. 11 Milos Raonic, all of whom are also out of the final Grand Slam tournament of the season due to injury. "I ran out of time ". "I'll sit down and decide with my team in the next couple of days, for sure". In the women's draw, seventh seed Johanna Konta will begin her campaign against Serbia's Aleksandra Krunic but things get tougher fairly quickly for the ... (more...)
Liverpool FC ready to loan Bayern Munich midfielder Liverpool FC ready to loan Bayern Munich midfielder
- August 27, 2017

Bayern Munich's out-of-favour midfielder is available this summer and reports in Germany suggest Jurgen Klopp is happy to add him to the squad. "They made it tough for us, especially in the first half". Borussia Moenchengladbach conceded a goal after just 35 seconds in their 2-2 draw at Augsburg. However, Augsburg's new Venezuelan signing Sergio Cordova, 20, hit an 89th-minute leveller, his first goal for his new German club. (more...)