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Snodgrass puzzled by Bilic approach Snodgrass puzzled by Bilic approach
- August 30, 2017

Robert Snodgrass is determined to put his West Ham nightmare behind him and fire Scotland to victory in Vilnius. Snodgrass bowed out of the London club when he moved to Aston Villa in the summer and has accused the the Hammers hierarchy of "broken promises". (more...)
Arjuna Ranatunga tells Sri Lankan fans not to behave like Indian spectators Arjuna Ranatunga tells Sri Lankan fans not to behave like Indian spectators
- August 30, 2017

Kapugedara, who was named as Sri Lanka's stand-in captain after Upul Tharanga received a two-match ban for an over-rate offence, was ruled out of the series after undergoing a medical examination. Arjuna Ranatunga, Sri Lanka's former World Cup winning cricket captain and Minister of Petroleum Resources Development, has urged cricket fans in Sri Lanka "not to behave in an unruly manner, like Indian fans". (more...)
Pakistan Batsman Sharjeel Khan Banned For 5 Years In Spot Fixing Pakistan Batsman Sharjeel Khan Banned For 5 Years In Spot Fixing
- August 30, 2017

Khan, along with Islamabad United teammate Khalid Latif, was provisionally suspended by the PCB during the opening week of the PSL following an initial inquiry into an alleged attempt by an global syndicate to corrupt Pakistan's T20 tournament. (more...)
Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury Murray withdraws from US Open due to injury
- August 30, 2017

The world No.2 struggled through Wimbledon with the problem, losing in the quarter-finals to Sam Querrey , but his prospects for Flushing Meadows had looked positive when he travelled to NY last weekend. Three-time major champion Wawrinka recently had surgery on his left knee, 12-time major champion Djokovic has a bad right elbow and 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Nishikori has an injured right wrist. (more...)
Julian Edelman issues emotional message to fans Julian Edelman issues emotional message to fans
- August 30, 2017

Brandon LaFell lined up on the same side, in the slot. You only use one tight end if you don't have depth at tight end, whatever it is. The Patriots got a jump on some roster decisions over the weekend, trimming from 90 to 87 players by releasing defensive linemen Kony Ealy and Caleb Kidder, as well as tight end Matt Lengel. (more...)
Two Premier League teams join Manchester City in Jonny Evans race Two Premier League teams join Manchester City in Jonny Evans race
- August 30, 2017

It turns out this isn't a insane rumor, with the Blues having two bids rejected last and getting ready to make another one. Gibbs only made 11 appearances for Arsenal last season. The bookmakers have City as slight favourites to sign Evans this summer at 5/4 with Arsenal's interest seeing them come in at 6/4 . The West Brom head coach is looking to pull off a transfer coup by landing Krychowiak, the Poland global, who was considered one of the best defensive midfielders in Europe during ... (more...)
Avoiding getting scammed by charities Avoiding getting scammed by charities
- August 30, 2017

A $10 donation can be made to the Red Cross by texting "HARVEY" to 90999. The person claims to be with a charity that is raising money to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey. Some groups will say that 100 percent of donations will assist disaster relief, but that's unlikely. It's up to each of us to make sure our donations are used wisely. (more...)
US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe in five sets US Open 2017: Roger Federer beats Frances Tiafoe in five sets
- August 30, 2017

While working around the clock, his father was forced to move into a vacant storage room at the tennis center, where his two boys would stay with him, sleeping on a massage table, while their mother worked night shifts as a nurse. The third-seeded Federer, whose most recent of five championships in NY came in 2008, got broken in the first game and dropped the opening set of the topsy-turvy match. (more...)
Huge Overnight Result Puts Socceroos On Verge Of World Cup Qualification Huge Overnight Result Puts Socceroos On Verge Of World Cup Qualification
- August 30, 2017

In the last five matches of Saudi Arabia in World Cup Qualification AFC and International Friendlies, they have won three matches against Iraq, Thailand, and Cambodia and lost one match against Australia and the other match ended in a draw with Slovenia. (more...)
Trentin sprints to stage win as Froome maintains Vuelta lead Trentin sprints to stage win as Froome maintains Vuelta lead
- August 30, 2017

Trentin sealed his second stage win by beating Rojas in a sprint, despite the Murcia-born rider's desperation to win on home soil. While this was Trentin s second win of the race, it was a fourth stage success for his team with Quickstep s Yves Lampaert taking the second stage and teammate Julian Alaphilippe the eighth. (more...)
Manchester City Make Sanchez Move, Odds Slashed to 1/2 On! Manchester City Make Sanchez Move, Odds Slashed to 1/2 On!
- August 30, 2017

Yet, ahead of the Blues' title defence, there would be no harm in adding an extra attacker to the squad for some extra fire power. Manchester City are reportedly planning an improved bid for Alexis Sanchez after seeing their initial £50m approach rejected by Arsenal . (more...)
Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid' Manchester City 'to return with improved Alexis Sanchez bid'
- August 30, 2017

Manchester City are preparing to offer Raheem Sterling in a player-plus-cash deal for Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez , sources close to the England worldwide have told ESPN FC. The forward told Chile team-mates towards that end of last season that he wanted to reunite with Guardiola , with whom he worked at Barcelona, and then agreed personal terms with the Blues during the summer. (more...)
Kevin Durant: Nobody Wants To Play In Under Armours Kevin Durant: Nobody Wants To Play In Under Armours
- August 30, 2017

Durant's comments came at the expense of his All-Star teammate, Stephen Curry, who has an endorsement contract estimated at $4 million a year with Under Armour, as well as an equity stake in the company. Smith played his college ball at NC State, an Adidas sponsored school, but was invited to the SC30 Select Camp in 2015 before he joined the Wolfpack. (more...)
Arsenal to get Raheem Sterling as Guardiola intensifies Sanchez pursuit Arsenal to get Raheem Sterling as Guardiola intensifies Sanchez pursuit
- August 30, 2017

Sterling, 22, has started the season well, netting a last minute victor against Bournemouth and also scoring in the 1-1 draw with Everton . Aguero's future at City has been the subject of much speculation in recent times due to the recent arrival of Gabriel Jesus and Arsenal's reported proposal will force Guardiola to consider how much he values the Argentina global. (more...)
Rain Leaves Yankees With Doubleheader Before Key Boston Series Rain Leaves Yankees With Doubleheader Before Key Boston Series
- August 30, 2017

Despite struggling to locate the strike zone at times, Kluber settled in against the Yankees and scattered two earned runs, three hits, including the Headley homer, and one walk over eight innings of work on the way to his 13th victory of the season. (more...)
Lyon, Warner give Australia sniff of 1-0 Lyon, Warner give Australia sniff of 1-0
- August 30, 2017

Earlier, Nathan Lyon kept Australia in the contest, claiming six for 82 to help bowl out Bangladesh for 221 after the hosts had resumed on 45 for one. A product of the Northern Territory's youth system, the right-armer played in Australia's three-day intra-squad in Darwin earlier this month in preparation for the Bangladesh tour. (more...)
Alexis to make Arsenal return against Liverpool Alexis to make Arsenal return against Liverpool
- August 30, 2017

The fact that he goes into the previous year of his contract does not mean we have no chance to extend it. But Wenger insisted Arsenal , who will learn today who his side will face in the group stage of the Europa League, will cope without the superstar forward if and when he does quit Arsenal. (more...)
Man United's Martial must not waste his talent - Mourinho Man United's Martial must not waste his talent - Mourinho
- August 30, 2017

The fixtures mean the teams will all play in the northwest England on consecutive days in December, each of the fierce rivals meeting once again for their respective return legs, which could turn out to be deciding games. Its heartbeat is in the centre of midfield, an area where United have too often been bland but now look physically and technically imposing. While winning the final in Kiev next May is a long shot for Jose Mourinho's United and Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, the group stage ... (more...)
Blue Jays stumped by Sale in loss to Red Sox Blue Jays stumped by Sale in loss to Red Sox
- August 30, 2017

Boston went on to win 6-5. "And for the most part I did that". Ramirez singled off Danny Barnes (2-5) to begin the seventh and Vazquez followed by homering on an 0-2 pitch. Craig Kimbrel pitched a flawless ninth, with two strikeouts, to earn his 31st save of the season. While the Toronto Blue Jays continue to try to catch lightning in a bottle with their rotation on Tuesday, the Boston Red Sox will send out pure electricity on the mound. (more...)
Eagles Trade Fan Favorite Jon Dorenbos to the Saints Eagles Trade Fan Favorite Jon Dorenbos to the Saints
- August 30, 2017

Dorenbos brought the Eagles national fame when he came within a card trick of winning the America's Got Talent competition. Lovato has to move forward like the City of Philadelphia and the rest of the players in the Eagles' locker room. (more...)