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Guardiola reveals potential return date for £20m star midfielder Guardiola reveals potential return date for £20m star midfielder
- August 09, 2017

As midfielder Ilkay Gundogan inches back to full fitness after missing most of last season due to injury, Guardiola said he will take no risks with the Germany worldwide. Who would make it into your Manchester City XI for their Premier League season opener against Brighton? Guardiola has stated that the Germany global is nearing full fitness. (more...)
Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard predict final Premier League top four Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard predict final Premier League top four
- August 09, 2017

In a campaign that lacked Champions League football, Liverpool's lack of back-up performers meant their season fell apart when Sadio Mane left for global duty in January's African Cup of Nations, with injuries to Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and treatment room season ticket holder Daniel Sturridge adding to their woes. (more...)
Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size Gary Cahill Concerned By Chelsea Squad Size
- August 09, 2017

That was on the eve of the Community Shield, which Chelsea ended up losing 4-1 on penalties. And striker Diego Costa remains in exile. In a sign that Conte is aware of the risk that his new recruits might not settle quickly in England, newspapers have said he is still hoping to sign three or four British-based players before the season kicks off on August 12. (more...)
Naked streaker with 'Peace and Love' intrudes track before Bolt's final race Naked streaker with 'Peace and Love' intrudes track before Bolt's final race
- August 09, 2017

It was an wonderful turnaround for Gatlin , who was the Olympic champion in 2004 before Bolt emerged and won an unprecedented three straight 100-meter titles at the Olympics . "It was far from the fairy tale ending I had envisaged but it reinforced my decision to step back". I felt like if one can could do it, the next man could do it to. (more...)
Snedeker withdraws from PGA Championship Snedeker withdraws from PGA Championship
- August 09, 2017

Future US PGA Championship venues include Bellerive (2018), Bethpage Black (2019), TPC Harding Park (2020), Kiawah Island (2021), Trump National Bedminster (2022) and Oak Hill (2023). So while the PGA Championship will now have a little increased competition from the NHL and NBA playoffs, that's a small price to pay to no longer be competing with the NFL on fall Sundays. (more...)
Miami Dolphins sign QB Jay Cutler to one-year deal Miami Dolphins sign QB Jay Cutler to one-year deal
- August 08, 2017

Cutler had a career year of sorts under Dolphins coach Adam Gase - then the quarterback and offensive coordinator respectively for the Chicago Bears - in 2015, completing 64.4 percent of his passes for 3,659 yards with 21 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in 15 games. (more...)
Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets Victory in sight for England as Moeen Ali gets three quick wickets
- August 08, 2017

On Monday, the end came quickly after Hashim Amla (83) and Faf du Plessis (61) held up England for almost the whole second session in a 123-run partnership. Malan, who has 35 runs at 8.75 in his first two Tests, was also dropped on three by Temba Bavuma in the deep after playing a wild shot to Rabada. They were not at full strength for a single game in the series. (more...)
Man Utd Confident Of Signing £48m Attacker As Mourinho Eyes Triple Swoop Man Utd Confident Of Signing £48m Attacker As Mourinho Eyes Triple Swoop
- August 08, 2017

Mourinho has never won it, losing to Milan with Porto in 2003 and to Bayern with Chelsea 10 years later. The outgoings look sensible. United must surely change that pattern in the months to come. I think it's not right to tell this through the press. The world record fee was 110 million euros and the move gave the club one of the best midfielders in the world. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte anticipating most hard season of his career Chelsea boss Conte anticipating most hard season of his career
- August 07, 2017

Wenger signed a new two-year contract after May's FA Cup final win over Chelsea , but the Frenchman knows he needs to deliver in order to win back support of his bosses and supporters of the club. 'A first trophy in our first game would be the ideal start to help us focus for the Premier League '. Chelsea inked striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko from Monaco and defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma during the offseason, but those arrivals have been ... (more...)
Farah nabs third 10000m world title Farah nabs third 10000m world title
- August 05, 2017

Lumbering out of the starting blocks and closer to last than first for half the race, Usain Bolt sped away nonetheless to an easy victory in his opening 100-meter heat Friday at his final world championships . "At that stage of my career I was only 19 and didn't see myself being at the next Olympics or anything like that". He added: "It was incredible tonight, I had to get my head around it". (more...)
Paris St-Germain Move Not Motivated by Money, Says Neymar Paris St-Germain Move Not Motivated by Money, Says Neymar
- August 05, 2017

Club spokesman Josep Vives has confirmed the decision of the La Liga giants after earlier on Thursday (3 August) the 25-year-old star chose to leave the Nou Camp to complete a world record move to Paris Saint-Germain by paying his € 222m release clause . (more...)
Messi bids farewell to Neymar Messi bids farewell to Neymar
- August 03, 2017

The Neymar deal will more than double that record. The problem is whether PSG have inflated their income, and checks in to the origins and economic bulk of their sponsors. "They want the glamour, the profile and the branding", says Hayward. Barcelona fans, players and representatives have all been reportedly exasperated by the move. (more...)
Catch It! Indians' Jackson Gets Fenway Salute For Great Grab Catch It! Indians' Jackson Gets Fenway Salute For Great Grab
- August 03, 2017

Sale's worst start of the season was his first with Vazquez behind the plate. That's when Cleveland got to Sale again - as Edwin Encarnacion took advantage of Fenway's short porch for a two-run homer. Sale's career ERA against Cleveland ballooned to 4.44. Cleveland was leading 7-5 in the fifth inning at the time. Boston began the night a half-game behind the first-place New York Yankees in the AL East. (more...)
Insider delivers latest update on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future Insider delivers latest update on Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future
- July 30, 2017

But, if Neymar does leave for France, Coutinho will be used on the left-wing while the club looks for a suitable central midfielder to join their ranks. Such a fee would free up funds to sign Naby Keita and Virgil van Dijk , who could set the Reds back in excess of £150m. - In Barcelona news that doesn't revolve around Neymar, Sport says the Catalan club are looking to extend the contract of Gerard Deulofeu just one month after signing him. (more...)
Bottas: Ferrari 'outperforming us so much' at Hungary Bottas: Ferrari 'outperforming us so much' at Hungary
- July 29, 2017

Legendary F1 commentator Martin Brundle talks fans through the unbelievable lap as Schumacher beat Red Bull's Mark Webber and his own Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg for the fastest lap. Only one race remains before Formula One takes its annual rest for the summer - a break that after the Hungarian Grand Prix this weekend may weigh heavier on some shoulders than others. (more...)
UFC 214 odds: Jon Jones, Cris Cyborg among betting favorites at sportsbooks UFC 214 odds: Jon Jones, Cris Cyborg among betting favorites at sportsbooks
- July 29, 2017

Now the tables have turned, but events inside the octagon weren't responsible for Jones relinquishing the light-heavyweight title. Standing five-foot-eight, the 32-year-old is a physical specimen who struggled to make the 145-pound limit early in her career, so the prospects of her dropping down to 135 pounds were grim. (more...)
Spurs made trade offer to Cavs for Kyrie Irving, report says Spurs made trade offer to Cavs for Kyrie Irving, report says
- July 29, 2017

Cleveland is looking for a combination of proven veterans, promising young players and draft picks for Irving , similar to what the Denver Nuggets got in return for Carmelo Anthony when they traded him to the Knicks. According to the Miami Herald's Barry Jackson, the Phoenix Suns are "particularly strong candidates" to land Irving in a trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers . (more...)
Ben Stokes pushes England along after Alastair Cook dismissal Ben Stokes pushes England along after Alastair Cook dismissal
- July 28, 2017

His shepherding of the tail from Roland-Jones down on his way to 112 was deft, farming the strike until Jimmy Anderson arrived when he went for it, eventually passing his hundred with three consecutive sixes off Keshav Maharaj. Quinton de Kock had to go at it full-stretch and one-handed, something he had been practicing in training with assistant coach Adrian Birrell late on Wednesday, and he caught it. (more...)
Driver charged over Texas truck migrant tragedy Driver charged over Texas truck migrant tragedy
- July 28, 2017

A criminal complaint about Sunday's discovery that 10 were dead and dozens injured in the truck opens a window on their degree of sophistication and organizational muscle: passengers had color-coded tape to split into smaller groups; and six black SUVs awaited them at one transit point to bring them to their destinations. (more...)
Neymar storms out of training after bust-up with Nelson Semedo
- July 28, 2017

Barcelona , with Neymar set to be in the lineup, play a pre-season friendly against Manchester United tomorrow at Washington. SPECULATION over the future of Barcelona striker Neymar shows no sign of dying down after he stormed out of a training session and cancelled a scheduled appearance in China. (more...)