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Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window
- September 05, 2017

After choosing against abandoning Atletico over the summer, the France global agreed to sign a new contract - which included a raised buyout clause of €200m. Since being snubbed by the Frenchman they've signed Romelu Lukaku in attack and will expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be returning to action around the turn of the year. (more...)
Western Force: Billionaire backer launches rebel competition Western Force: Billionaire backer launches rebel competition
- September 05, 2017

In another dramatic day in Australian rugby's saga, the ARU published a detailed 12-page document on why it chose to the axe the Western Force instead of the Brumbies or Rebels. RugbyWA's appeal against Western Force's axing from Super Rugby was dismissed by the NSW Supreme Court on Tuesday. Western Force won't be back in 2018 after losing their appeal to stay in Super Rugby. (more...)
Pele backs Neymar's decision to get out of Messi's shadow Pele backs Neymar's decision to get out of Messi's shadow
- September 05, 2017

Neymar arrived at the Parc de Princes from Barcelona for a world record fee of £198m and was joined by the most sought-after young talent in football in Mbappe on transfer deadline day - joining the club on an initial loan deal which can be made permanent for £165m next summer. (more...)
Rockets get Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta buys team from Les Alexander Rockets get Billion Dollar Buyer: Tilman Fertitta buys team from Les Alexander
- September 05, 2017

The Rockets released a statement confirming the sale of the team. The transaction, which includes operation of the Toyota Center Arena, requires the approval of the NBA Board of Governors. "I am excited to welcome and pass the torch to Tilman". Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg confirmed the news, tweeting the Rockets will be sold for a record $2.2 billion. (more...)
Venus Williams defeats Carla Suarez Navarro to make US Open quarter-final Venus Williams defeats Carla Suarez Navarro to make US Open quarter-final
- September 05, 2017

Venus Williams , looking to win her first grand slam title since 2008, leads the American charge at the US Open as quarter-final action starts in Flushing Meadows on Tuesday. She hasn't reached three Slam finals in a year since 2002. "For me, I am focused on myself and trying to be aggressive as possible", Williams said . (more...)
Rams claim C Dielman, C Neary, DT Jefferson off waivers Rams claim C Dielman, C Neary, DT Jefferson off waivers
- September 05, 2017

The Rams claimed three players through the National Football League waiver system: offensive linemen J.J. Dielman (from Cincinnati) and Aaron Neary (Philadelphia), and defensive lineman Quinton Jefferson (Seattle). Eldrenkamp, an offensive lineman from Washington was a player who brought a ton of versatility to the Rams. Cornerback Michael Jordan who was waived by the Rams Saturday was claimed by the Cleveland Browns. (more...)
Early goal paves way for Scotland win against Malta Early goal paves way for Scotland win against Malta
- September 05, 2017

Scotland created further chances in the second-half, with Forrest seeing his low strike tipped wide by Hogg, who also did well to get down to Griffiths' low shot shortly before the attacker was forced off with a calf injury. "They bullied us a bit in the 3-0 game so they won't be frightened by us". "He's got us playing and brought in some new faces which has lifted us and that's what we wanted". (more...)
Argentina Boss Denies Rift With Messi Argentina Boss Denies Rift With Messi
- September 05, 2017

Argentina are now fifth in the CONMEBOL table after having garnered 23 points from 15 games so far. The hosts enter the match at the back of a frustrating goalless stalemate against Uruguay and reports surfaced after the match of a possible rift between Messi and national team coach Jorge Sampaoli. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell returns to practice after signing franchise tender Le'Veon Bell returns to practice after signing franchise tender
- September 05, 2017

I didn't want to deal with that. What wasn't a shock to his teammates was that Bell, who reported to the team September 1 and passed a physical before signing his tender offer Monday, looked ready to go. Our offensive line is great. We have one of the best quarterbacks in the world. The sky is the limit for us. Martavis Bryant has the ability to become a top-notch starter, but he has repeatedly violated the league's substance abuse policy and is a guy you'd rather not rely on. (more...)
Justin Thomas Plays Down Wrong Hole On Purpose Justin Thomas Plays Down Wrong Hole On Purpose
- September 05, 2017

He eclipsed that total on Sunday, rolling in 156 feet of putts en route to the low round of the tournament. Of note, in his eight years on tour, Fowler has never won a major championship.Fowler has been seen in the past two major championships celebrating with his friends Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas as they both won The Open Championship and PGA Championship respectively. (more...)
Chicago White Sox vs Chicago White Sox vs
- September 05, 2017

When a Cleveland reporter went to the White Sox locker room to talk to Garcia, he was told the locker room was closed. The White Sox are 3-12 in their last 15 during game 2 of a series, 1-7 in their last 8 Tuesday games and 6-2 in their last 8 home games. (more...)
Tennessee Vols Football beats Georgia Tech in Double Overtime Thriller Tennessee Vols Football beats Georgia Tech in Double Overtime Thriller
- September 05, 2017

Georgia Tech averaged 255 yards/game rushing in 2016. They almost doubled an opponent from the high-falutin' SEC in yards and did double it time of possession. At the end of the second overtime, the Yellow Jackets had the opportunity to kick the extra point and tie the game or go for the win with a two-point conversion. (more...)
Vincent Janssen left out of Spurs' Champions League squad Vincent Janssen left out of Spurs' Champions League squad
- September 05, 2017

The 23-year-old made 27 appearances in the Premier League last season but mainly as a late substitute. " Tottenham's leadership attempted to push a transfer with all force", according to the claims, and he was told to cooperate with a transfer or face no chance with the senior team at Spurs . (more...)
Don't worry about Messi — Barcelona president Bartomeu Don't worry about Messi — Barcelona president Bartomeu
- September 05, 2017

There are no problems. "We've had schedule problems". Bartomeu, though, does not fear another Neymar situation, saying: "Not with Leo's commitment to the club". ", two countries that have clubs". But these two clubs distort the market. "[Barca's relationship with Qatar] was a sponsorship deal at market value. (more...)
Patriots Prepare for Chiefs in Season Opener Patriots Prepare for Chiefs in Season Opener
- September 05, 2017

What's also a distant memory is the unfamiliar situation he found himself in last season when he was forced to sit out the first four games of 2016 after accepting his four-game "Deflategate" punishment. "Everyone's pretty amped up for this one", he said. "Starting the season, I know they have a lot of events planned, probably all the families coming in". (more...)
Manchester City, Liverpool 'team up to hire private jet for Brazilian players' Manchester City, Liverpool 'team up to hire private jet for Brazilian players'
- September 05, 2017

Klopp has addressed the situation regarding Coutinho's return, with the attacking midfielder missing their first five games of the season through a "stress-related" back injury, though he was deemed fit enough to play for Brazil in last Thursday night's 2-0 victory over Ecuador and could play a part against Colombia - although Brazil have already confirmed their place at Russian Federation 2018 as they lead the South American qualification stage by 11 points with three matches remaining. (more...)
Leishman shares lead in US PGA playoffs Leishman shares lead in US PGA playoffs
- September 05, 2017

His win in Boston was his fifth title of a remarkable season and lifts him to fourth in the world rankings, but he was careful to play down talk of him being the world's best golfer at the moment. It has not always been that way but we live in a world where 140 characters is now considered as hefty a tome as "War and Peace" and history is measured in weeks, not years. (more...)
Gary Sanchez ban reduced to three games; he'll miss series with Orioles Gary Sanchez ban reduced to three games; he'll miss series with Orioles
- September 05, 2017

Sanchez, in turn, will begin serving his banishment Monday and he will miss the three-game series with the Orioles. "But again, it's better than four". "That's something that happened". Be gone: Sanchez can practice and work out with the team but he must be out of the stadium before first pitch, he said via the team's Spanish translator. (more...)
Cubs ace Arrieta exits with apparent injury to right leg Cubs ace Arrieta exits with apparent injury to right leg
- September 05, 2017

After the game, the team announced that Arrieta will continue to get treatment on the leg, but the Cubs will wait until Tuesday to decide whether or not he will need an MRI for the injury. It was his worst start in nearly two months, as he was just named pitcher of the month for August after posting a 1.21 ERA over six outings. However, you can bet the Cubs will be cautious here, especially when they now have six men in their rotation. (more...)
'I Hate My Teacher': PV Sindhu 'I Hate My Teacher': PV Sindhu
- September 05, 2017

They prepared a digital film with all the clippings of her practice and his encouragement all time with her. She is now an ambassador of the energy drink brand. On the eve of Teacher's Day, a digital film titled "I Hate My Teacher" will be out. The video, features Sindhu and her coach Pullela Gopichand , begins with the distressed Olympic silver medallist saying how much she hates her teacher. (more...)