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Kane starts for Spurs with August hoodoo in his sights Kane starts for Spurs with August hoodoo in his sights
- August 18, 2018

The only surprise was that, after Alli's 18th-minute victor, there was no further score with both goalkeepers, Martin Dubravka and Hugo Lloris , forced to make a string of impressive saves. However, Just 149 seconds later the hosts restored parity when Joselu converted a wicked delivery from the impressive Matt Ritchie to send the Newcastle faithful into raptures. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'I expect Matteo Darmian to stay at Manchester United' Jose Mourinho: 'I expect Matteo Darmian to stay at Manchester United'
- August 18, 2018

Scholes agreed Pogba has not performed at the level expected of him often enough - United manager Jose Mourinho dropped him for the Champions League Last 16 clash with Sevilla last season - and said the captaincy could be the answer. We never had a hard exchange of words. "I don't care. I repeat: I want him to play well, I want him to play for that team, the fans, and that is what it is". (more...)
Fury fight will happen insists WBC heavyweight champion Wilder Fury fight will happen insists WBC heavyweight champion Wilder
- August 18, 2018

The issue here is that Deontay Wilder has promised both men they would do battle in 2019. Wilder has targeted Fury since negotiations for a unification fight with IBF, WBA and WBO champion Anthony Joshua ended unsuccessfully. Deontay Wilder's screams were pretty hard to muffle in the highly concentrated room. With rumours circling that a matchup between the two is close to being finalised, do not be surprised if things become official if Fury is able to overcome the challenge Pianeta ... (more...)
Geoffrey Boycott slams 'brainless' and 'arrogant' India ahead of third England Test Geoffrey Boycott slams 'brainless' and 'arrogant' India ahead of third England Test
- August 18, 2018

The 31-year-old has scored 1479 runs at shade under 40 per innings in 25 Tests with three hundreds and nine half centuries but is now out of favour as far as longest format is concerned. "He was one of our finest captains and a great manager, when it came to man-management skills, and as shrewd as anyone you will ever get as a captain". (more...)
The ITF approves Gerard Pique's new Davis Cup The ITF approves Gerard Pique's new Davis Cup
- August 18, 2018

The makeover to one of sport's most famous and oldest global team tournaments has been a contentious issue within tennis but the ITF's plans received the necessary two-thirds majority from its 210 member nations. The winners from each group and the two best runners-up will reach the quarter-final on Friday, while Saturday and Sunday will host the semi-final clashes and the final. (more...)
Brandt Snedeker Shoots 59 at the Wyndham Championship Brandt Snedeker Shoots 59 at the Wyndham Championship
- August 17, 2018

Sedgefield Country Club (Ross), a 7,127-yard par 70, is the only Donald Ross design to serve as a regular PGA Tour stop. "Every first year on a tour has been a learning experience for me and I feel like I've got a little better with each one", said Silverman. (more...)
De Bruyne to miss three months for Manchester City De Bruyne to miss three months for Manchester City
- August 17, 2018

However, it is understood that the club remains hopeful he could be back in action sooner, meaning De Bruyne - who was voted as City's player of the season as they won the title with a record number of points - would return before the end of October. (more...)
Elon Musk plans to build tunnel to Dodger Stadium Elon Musk plans to build tunnel to Dodger Stadium
- August 17, 2018

Each pod will travel at speeds of up to 150 miles per hour and hold between eight and 16 people. As Elon Musk recently learned the hard way , tweeting a plan and actually bringing it to fruition are two very different things. The fares are not finalized but will cost around $1. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti said he's thrilled to be able to have a privately funded project in a city that already has committed to $120 billion worth of work on 28 projects leading up to 2028, when Los Angeles ... (more...)
Klopp ready to cut down Liverpool squad size Klopp ready to cut down Liverpool squad size
- August 17, 2018

The former Borussia Dortmund coach's latest comments were put to Ramos before Wednesday's UEFA Super Cup final against Atletico Madrid . "(Klopp) will be wanting to explain not winning the final, but it's not the first that he has lost. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Trio unlikely to face Brighton'
- August 17, 2018

Mourinho handed the Frenchman the captain's armband prior to kick-off and he went on to convert the opening goal from the penalty spot. That's an extremely interesting reveal there- as much as Mourinho has made negative remarks about Pogba, and Luke Shaw over the past couple of years, only Martial has actually been fined. (more...)
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro: Of course we missed Cristiano Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro: Of course we missed Cristiano
- August 17, 2018

Real looked stronger and slicker than Atletico for large parts of the game but failed to see it out, a marked contrast to many big matches under Zidane , when they would often snatch victory without playing particularly well. Real were beaten 4-2 in the Super Cup in Estonia on Wednesday, but Brazilian midfielder Casemiro believes the defeat was not down to Ronaldo not being there. (more...)
Serena Williams and Kyle Edmund crash out in Cincinnati Serena Williams and Kyle Edmund crash out in Cincinnati
- August 17, 2018

Murray, whose ranking plummeted into the 800s last month but has now risen to 375, has now fallen at the first hurdle in two of the four tournaments he has contested this year. You know, there is only so much you can do before you have to get surgery or something like that. "She really pushed me a lot, I just tried to stay focused on my serve". (more...)
Eagles' Nick Foles (shoulder strain) exits vs. Pats Eagles' Nick Foles (shoulder strain) exits vs. Pats
- August 17, 2018

The Patriots beat the Eagles, 37-20 Thursday night in preseason game No. 2. "I don't think you could ask any more of a teammate than what James provides us and the trust that everyone has in him", Brady said, comparing him to past Patriots part-time backs like Kevin Faulk, Shane Vereen and Danny Woodhead. (more...)
John Elway doesn't want to talk about Paxton Lynch's future John Elway doesn't want to talk about Paxton Lynch's future
- August 17, 2018

Elway didn't say who he is considering bringing in, but an option could be Teddy Bridgewater. "I'm not going to get into the hypotheticals right now", Elway said . Social media went insane and wild with assumptions that Kaepernick, who has been fighting to get back in the league, would all of a sudden turn down a deal to get back in the NFL . (more...)
Elton John Recalls Aretha Franklin's Final Performance in Heartfelt Tribute Elton John Recalls Aretha Franklin's Final Performance in Heartfelt Tribute
- August 17, 2018

She was later discharged and reported to be responding positively to treatment at home. "I was fortunate enough to spend time with her and witness her last performance - a benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation at St John The Divine Cathedral", he added. (more...)
Bhutan King, ministers from South Asian neighbours to attend Vajpayee funeral Bhutan King, ministers from South Asian neighbours to attend Vajpayee funeral
- August 17, 2018

Ninety-three-year-old Vajpayee has been hospitalized for more than two months after being admitted for treatment of a kidney infection and chest congestion. In this February 1999 photo, Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (left) is seen receiving Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Wagah border near Lahore, Pakistan. (more...)
Unai Emery: 'Nacho Monreal back for Chelsea match' Unai Emery: 'Nacho Monreal back for Chelsea match'
- August 17, 2018

Leno is now on the fringes of the German National Team and certainly could be a starter for Die Mannschaft. The Czech veteran made a number of key saves but also struggled at times with Emery's new tactics of having the goalkeeper pass the ball out of the back. (more...)
When Aretha Franklin stepped in for Luciano Pavarotti
- August 17, 2018

Fox News did not immediately reply to a subsequent email by EW pointing out that LaBelle and Franklin were neither on stage nor photographed together. Bush, the citation noted: "Her instantly recognizable voice has captivated listeners ever since she toured with her father's gospel revue in the 1950s". (more...)
Spain Football Union unhappy with North America games Spain Football Union unhappy with North America games
- August 17, 2018

Two of Spain's biggest clubs Barcelona and Real Madrid played against each other in the tournament in Miami a year ago. 'This unique relationship will create new opportunities for millions of North American soccer fans to experience the most passionate, exciting, and highest level of soccer in the world'. (more...)
Marlins hit Ronald Acuna to spark fight in first inning Marlins hit Ronald Acuna to spark fight in first inning
- August 17, 2018

It's pretty clear on Twitter, though, that the Braves weren't upset with their manager, sharing a post with a quote from him that night: "He's my kid". But his stay was short-lived. Acuna remained in the game to run the bases but left the game in the top of the second, walking off the field after taking his position in left field. (more...)

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