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Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows Mourinho lauds United as confidence grows
- August 30, 2017

Mourinho said: "We didn't have many matches last season where we played 90 minutes with the control we had today. But nine points after three matches is nothing different for us because we did that last season". Was he unsafe today? There are doubts a deal will be met, especially if United have to fork out more than they did for Perisic, but there's still some time till the end of the window and anything is possible. (more...)
Everton working hard to sign Chelsea target Fernando Llorente Everton working hard to sign Chelsea target Fernando Llorente
- August 30, 2017

The Spaniard played a pivotal role in Swansea's survival from relegation last season, bagging 15 league goals. Chelsea have also been linked with a move to sign the Spain worldwide as they look to add more attacking options ahead of Diego Costa's expected exit from Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Ohio State Buckeyes vs Ohio State Buckeyes vs
- August 30, 2017

So the Hoosiers may play through a learning curve through the early part of this season. Despite not winning the Big Ten championship and being blanked by eventual national champion Clemson in the College Football Playoff last season, the Ohio State Buckeyes have plenty of reasons to be thinking about a championship ride in 2017 . (more...)
Aaron Rodgers Talks Possible New Packers Contract After Matthew Stafford Deal Aaron Rodgers Talks Possible New Packers Contract After Matthew Stafford Deal
- August 30, 2017

Rodgers still has three years left on his current contract and the future Hall of Fame passer doesn't seem concerned over the amount of money being handed out to lesser quarterbacks . "I have this year and two more years to play, and that stuff takes care of itself". "I think I'm one of those guys". While at $22 million, Rodgers is handsomely paid, but the quarterback regarded by most as the best in the league trails Stafford , Carr, Washington's Kirk Cousins , Colts QB Andrew Luck ... (more...)
Massive FSU vs. Alabama clash highlights week Massive FSU vs. Alabama clash highlights week
- August 30, 2017

The AP Top 25 Poll and Coaches Poll both have Alabama ranked No. 1 and Florida State ranked No. 3, so the victor of this game should emerge as the early favorite to win it all this season. Despite limited action a year ago, James comes into the season hailed as the best defensive player in college football by a couple of national publications. (more...)
Antonio Conte Antonio Conte "totally committed" to Chelsea
- August 30, 2017

We are trying to build and improve this base'. When you want to strengthen your squad, you have to give your opinion and speak with your club. "There are four days to go in the transfer market". I think the club is working very hard to try to improve our squad. The Italian said that was all the more impressive because he is still adjusting to the way Chelsea play, something that is "not easy" for a new forward. (more...)
Vontae Davis 'Week-To-Week' With 'Pretty Significant' Groin Injury Vontae Davis 'Week-To-Week' With 'Pretty Significant' Groin Injury
- August 30, 2017

Needless to say, Sean McVay couldn't have asked for a more favorable matchup to kick off his head coaching career, assuming these three players are sidelined. With Davis likely to miss the start of the regular season, the Colts will have to scramble and rely on some untested bodies at the cornerback position . (more...)
Danny Drinkwater: Chelsea target hands in transfer request at Leicester Danny Drinkwater: Chelsea target hands in transfer request at Leicester
- August 30, 2017

The French publication says the Foxes have already identified Paris Saint-Germain's Gregorz Krychowiak as Drinkwater's replacement after deciding to cash-in on the England global. The Manchester United graduate spent last five and a half years with the Foxes, making a total of 195 league appearances for the club. In addition to continuing their pursuit of Drinkwater, the club are also said to have agreed a fee of around £35m for wantaway Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and ... (more...)
Liverpool make club-record offer to secure fourth summer signing Liverpool make club-record offer to secure fourth summer signing
- August 30, 2017

Arsenal were chasing the attacker all summer but have given up landing the star as he price continues to rise but the Mail report the Kop side have made the massive bid. Is Coutinho Barça deal Lemar linked? " If players come in, I think it makes sense to think about what we do on the other side ", he said following his side's 4-0 embarrassment of the Gunners on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
U of M and Florida to don special uniforms Saturday U of M and Florida to don special uniforms Saturday
- August 30, 2017

The Gators will wear blue with all blue accessories, a slight change from the program's traditional uniform . But he's not going to tell anybody just yet, saying he'd prefer to keep MI guessing ahead of the teams' opener Saturday in Arlington, Texas. (more...)
Mexico ends Canada's Little League World Series run Mexico ends Canada's Little League World Series run
- August 30, 2017

Mexico next plays 10-time Little League World Series champion Japan in the worldwide championship game on Saturday, and through three contests, Japan has shown hardly any signs of weakness. Miyahara relieved Goto for the final out after the starter reached the pitch-count limit. Goto helped his own cause in the fifth inning, knocking in a run on a line drive single to center. (more...)
Michael Phelps and Wife Expecting Baby: See Today's Announcement Michael Phelps and Wife Expecting Baby: See Today's Announcement
- August 29, 2017

US swimming champion Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole Johnson Phelps attend a press conference at the Molitor swimming pool on February 16, 2017 in Paris. Nicole , 32, is a model who was Miss California 2010 and competed in the Miss USA pageant. Phelps is the most decorated Olympic athlete in history. (more...)
Defending US Open champ Angelique Kerber falls Defending US Open champ Angelique Kerber falls
- August 30, 2017

The sixth-seeded German was beaten by Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3 6-1 in one of the only completed matches on a rainy Tuesday. Osaka broke for a 5-3 lead in the first set, then seized control when she broke twice in the second set to open a 4-1 cushion. (more...)
Royals pitcher Danny Duffy cited for DUI in Kansas Royals pitcher Danny Duffy cited for DUI in Kansas
- August 29, 2017

Police were called after Duffy fell asleep in his auto in a Burger King drive-through. An Overland Park city official tells us suspected DUI offenders can be cited and picked up by a friend. The club was hopeful Duffy could just miss one start. "Danny was not part of the team traveling back from Cleveland on Sunday because he had returned to Kansas City a day earlier to undergo an MRI examination". (more...)
Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden Browns are 'aggressively' trying to trade cornerback Joe Haden
- August 29, 2017

Haden, from 2010 to 2014, was one of the best corners in the NFL. He underwent surgery during the offseason to fix a groin injury that severely limited him in 2016. The Browns owe Haden $4 million guaranteed this year, but they can get out of the deal with little liability next spring. The Philadelphia Eagles would have been a logical landing spot, but they have already made moves for players like Ronald Darby and given they barely have enough cap space to fit Haden, they missed out. (more...)
Rockets pitch in to help Hurricane Harvey victims Rockets pitch in to help Hurricane Harvey victims
- August 29, 2017

People walk through the flooded waters of Telephone Rd.in Houston on August 27, 2017 as the U.S. fourth city city battles with tropical storm Harvey and resulting floods. The donation is the largest of many contributions by Houston's sports teams and athletes in recent days. Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has helped raise more than $1 million after first asking people to help him raise $500,000 . (more...)
Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois urges Belgium not to push fit-again Hazard Chelsea goalkeeper Courtois urges Belgium not to push fit-again Hazard
- August 29, 2017

The 22-year-old joins from Hungarian side Ujpest and will link up with Chelsea's development squad. The younger Hazard has played for White Star Brussels and Zulte Waregem FC, prior to joining Ujpest in 2015. The Blues are working hard on completing a number of late deals with just 48 hours left in the transfer window. Chelsea have created 446 chances in the Premier League this season. (more...)
Art Briles no longer taking job as Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant Art Briles no longer taking job as Hamilton Tiger-Cats assistant
- August 29, 2017

Former Baylor coach Art Briles was sacked after Baylor's football program came under fire in 2016 when it was revealed university officials failed to take action following alleged sexual assaults. "We wish Mr. Briles all the best in his future endeavours". Mitchell said he was "very emotional" when he was told he was no longer welcome to join the team. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp sends message to Arsenal fans about Mesut Ozil Jurgen Klopp sends message to Arsenal fans about Mesut Ozil
- August 29, 2017

In the absence of Philippe Coutinho, the wide forward has become the key member alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in what could become a lethal front three for Liverpool this season. Not that Klopp's three-man midfield and three-pronged attack should have come as any surprise to the Arsenal manager after selecting Aaron Ramsey and Granit Xhaka as his supposed midfield shield. (more...)
Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion
- August 29, 2017

In 2015, the Los Angeles Times referred to Kite Pharma as " one of the hottest biotech start-ups on Wall Street ". The lowest target is $96.0 while the high is $96.0. It has outperformed by 38.77% the S&P500. Since February 27, 2017, it had 5 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $6.87 million activity. Consummation of the tender offer is subject to the tender of a simple majority of outstanding Kite shares on a fully diluted basis, plus expiration or termination of the waiting ... (more...)