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Oxlade-Chamberlain declines Chelsea move Oxlade-Chamberlain declines Chelsea move
- August 31, 2017

Deals will be hard to conclude for either player, with Liverpool unlikely to bid as high as Chelsea given Oxlade-Chamberlain is out of contract in North London in a year. 'Personally, I think he has had enough at Arsenal . Oxlade-Chamberlain, like his teammates, played terribly in the 4-0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday and the England worldwide was also among the five Arsenal players Gary Neville picked out for heavy criticism. (more...)
Liverpool Swoop For Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain, Open Talks With Gunners Liverpool Swoop For Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain, Open Talks With Gunners
- August 31, 2017

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on the brink of joining Premier League champions Chelsea , as reported by the BBC . It was earlier reported that Chelsea had agreed a fee with the Gunners for the services of the English global, however, the move didn't go through due to Chamberlain's unwillingness to play in a wing-back role. (more...)
Quality US Open moment perfectly captures Roger Federer's global pull Quality US Open moment perfectly captures Roger Federer's global pull
- August 31, 2017

But the veteran survived to register his 79th win in NY and set-up a second round match-up with either Russia's Mikhail Youzhny or Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia. "It was more than a test". "I played with hand-me-down rackets and gear from my wealthier peers, or used demo rackets the club supplied", 19-year-old Tiafoe told The Players Tribune. (more...)
Federer overcomes slow start, late lapse; edges teen at Open Federer overcomes slow start, late lapse; edges teen at Open
- August 31, 2017

Czech 25-year-old Pliskova, the runner-up to Angelique Kerber in 2016, eased past Poland's Magda Linette 6-2, 6-1 on the back of eight aces and 29 winners. Federer turned 36 this month but appears to be getting better with age as the Swiss is chasing a third grand slam title of the year after winning the Australian Open and Wimbledon. (more...)
US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Timea Babos to reach third round US Open 2017: Maria Sharapova beats Timea Babos to reach third round
- August 31, 2017

Her clash with Babos also went the distance, with Sharapova finding herself a set down against the Hungarian, but the 30-year-old battled well to secure her passage to the next round. Open, falling 7-6 (2), 6-1 to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina . "Every day that I have another chance to play out here at the US Open is a special day". Kristina Mladenovic, the 14th seed, slumped to a 6-3 6-2 defeat to Romanian Monica Niculescu . (more...)
No Hamilton Mercedes talks before end of season No Hamilton Mercedes talks before end of season
- August 31, 2017

Hamilton's intensely fought win has seen him halve Vettel's gap to seven points ahead of Ferrari's home race this weekend at Monza. "I hope we have more to come and we need more to come in order to win this thing", he admitted. "He was probably waiting for me to make a mistake". Meanwhile, Max Verstappen retired from another race due to engine reliability, disappointing in front of a lot of his Dutch supporters, and a disgruntled Fernando Alonso also ended his race early after ... (more...)
Roger Federer struggles through first round at US Open Roger Federer struggles through first round at US Open
- August 31, 2017

The teenager faced Federer for the first time in his career in the second round of this year's Miami Open and took the Swiss to a first-set tiebreak before losing 7-6 (2) 6-3. "At the end I'm going to try to focus on my own game like I usually do and make sure I make it tough for Frances to get through me". I still believe that. (more...)
Federer Survives Tiafoe Scare to Advance Federer Survives Tiafoe Scare to Advance
- August 31, 2017

Federer , the 19-time major victor who is chasing a record sixth US Open title, said he was grateful that he had already got a look at Tiafoe in Miami. The 19-year-old Tiafoe broke Federer in the first game of the match and bellowed out a loud "Come on!" when his forehand victor found the line to capture the opening set. (more...)
Bengals Trade LB Marquis Flowers To Patriots For 7th Round Pick Bengals Trade LB Marquis Flowers To Patriots For 7th Round Pick
- August 31, 2017

It is a new rule the National Football League is implementing this season to protect the player who can't protect himself. He's 25, and mostly noted for his special teams play. The announcement said the suspension came "for repeated violations of safety-related playing rules". The suspension for the Bengals linebacker reveals some flaws in one of the NFL's new rules. (more...)
Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open Enigmatic as ever, Nick Kyrgios makes early exit from US Open
- August 31, 2017

Kyrgios had looked sharp in the second set, sometimes putting in second serves at 130mph before he felt something go in the third and called on the physio for treatment. 'In Cincinnati [where he reached the final] I was not doing anything different.I was probably less dedicated than I was this week. There are players that are more dedicated, that want to get better, that strive to get better every day. (more...)
Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return Atletico Chief Enrique Cerezo 'Optimistic' Over Diego Costa Return
- August 31, 2017

Since Atletico can not register Costa until January, there is technically no rush to get this deal done before the end of the transfer window, though undoubtedly all parties involved would like to finalize things and move on from this fiasco. (more...)
Ian Wright sends open message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Ian Wright sends open message to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
- August 31, 2017

The Frenchman has been the most successful manager in the history of the club, but after the 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, Mills thinks that Wenger should consider his future in the job. He said on a man he believes "won't quit": "He is literally a hermit to the game". "We got exactly what we deserved but I didn't expect to see such a listless (performance) ... (more...)
LSU Announces Ticket Details for BYU Game in New Orleans LSU Announces Ticket Details for BYU Game in New Orleans
- August 31, 2017

The AdvoCare Texas Kickoff was originally scheduled to be played in Houston at NRG Stadium, but the effects of Hurricane Harvey forced the game's relocation to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Miles, whom LSU fired past year after 11-plus seasons, will be teamed with play-by-play announcer Tim Brando and analyst Spencer Tillman for select games this season, starting September 16 when Northern Illinois visits Nebraska. (more...)
Enyeama ready for Eagles return - Rohr Enyeama ready for Eagles return - Rohr
- August 31, 2017

Former junior worldwide Dele Ajiboye , who is the main goalie for Nigeria Professional Football League table-toppers Plateau United, has been called in to replace Akpeyi. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi also withdrew from the squad on Sunday with a thigh problem, but captain Mikel John Obi is set to play after four months out due to an abdominal injury. (more...)
Coyotes captain Shane Doan calls it a career Coyotes captain Shane Doan calls it a career
- August 31, 2017

The 6-foot-1, 223-pound right winger made his announcement in a first-person letter to fans published in the Arizona Republic . Every time, he resisted the urge, a loyalty that cemented his legacy as one of the most beloved athletes in Valley of the Sun history. (more...)
Swansea close to agreeing loan deal for Renato Sanches Swansea close to agreeing loan deal for Renato Sanches
- August 31, 2017

Signed for a whole 35 million (plus plenty of bonuses) last summer after starring with Portual at Euro 2016 , the former Benfica man has struggled for time at the Allianz Arena, and won't be helped by the arrivals of James Rodriguez and Corentin Tolisso. (more...)
Chiefs acquire Cameron Erving in trade with Browns Chiefs acquire Cameron Erving in trade with Browns
- August 31, 2017

The Chiefs in April sent next year's first-round pick to the Bills so they could move up this year and draft quarterback Patrick Mahomes II . Battle, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft by the Rams, has yet to play in an National Football League regular-season game. (more...)
Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino dies at 82 Former Villanova coach Rollie Massimino dies at 82
- August 31, 2017

On April 1, 1985, in a game that would come to be defined as one of the most monumental upsets in NCAA history, the Wildcats connected on.786 of their field goal attempts to stun No. "The Nova Nation has lost a legend and great leader", stated Villanova head coach Jay Wright . From 1973 to 1992, Massimino guided the Wildcats to 357 victories, including 20 in the NCAA Tournament (with only 10 losses). (more...)
Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar Duleep Trophy back on the 2017-18 domestic calendar
- August 31, 2017

The tournament was initially scrapped this year by a senior BCCI official but was brought back by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) after former Indian captain and chairman of the technical committee of the CoA Sourav Ganguly wrote a letter saying that he was kept in the dark about the scrapping. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster Aaron Rodgers believes Colin Kaepernick deserves to be on a roster
- August 30, 2017

The interview was conducted in July. Aaron Rodgers seldom shares his opinion on controversial topics, but the two-time NFL MVP has no problem saying he believes Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed. And Browns tight end Seth DeValve became the first white player to kneel during the anthem . Rodgers went on to say he believes the country needs to "remedy and improve" racial equality and that he's looking to develop his own understanding of the subject. (more...)