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Aaron Donald ends holdout with record deal from LA Rams Aaron Donald ends holdout with record deal from LA Rams
- September 01, 2018

Now that it's finally done after all this time, here are three key reactions to the big news involving Donald's signing. Earlier this week, McVay said Donald should be able to play in the Rams' Monday night regular-season opener in Oakland on September 10 if he reached a deal with the Rams within the next few days. (more...)
Former champion Wawrinka advances at US Open Former champion Wawrinka advances at US Open
- September 01, 2018

If you have rules like that, you need to stick with them, because one player getting to speak to the coach and the other not is not fair", said the three-time major champion and former No. The rules stipulate that while competitors are allowed to relax and mitigate for being overheated any way they choose during the break, they're forbidden to hold conversations with their coaches - something Murray said he witnessed Verdasco doing. (more...)
Benoit Paire rips shirt apart during US Open victory Benoit Paire rips shirt apart during US Open victory
- September 01, 2018

Schnyder initially retired in 2011, but is now back on tour. That was the first career Grand Slam final for Keys, who was one of four American women in the semifinals previous year at the U.S. "I mean, that's just the way it is sometimes". He is however, one of the favourites to win the US Open this year. The big German will take on No10 seed David Goffin, who beat Robin Haase , 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3, 6-2. (more...)
US Open umpire scrutinized for talking with Nick Kyrgios mid-match US Open umpire scrutinized for talking with Nick Kyrgios mid-match
- September 01, 2018

After the impromptu pep talk, 30th seed Kyrgios went on to capture 19 of the next 25 games, claiming a 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3, 6-0 win and a third round clash against Roger Federer . Kyrgios told the umpire he wasn't feeling well and Lahyani responded, "Let me help you" in what many spectators including ESPN analyst Darren Cahill called an unfair pep talk. (more...)
Danica Patrick had something special ready to celebrate Aaron Rodgers’ record contract Danica Patrick had something special ready to celebrate Aaron Rodgers’ record contract
- September 01, 2018

Later in Thursday's call, Rodgers again brought up the idea of a less traditional deal, while discussing the importance of negotiating a contract with benchmarks that would benefit other players down the line. "It happened to Favre, it could happen to any of us". "Big day", Patrick, 36, posted to her Instagram story, which included a snap of the bottle engraved with, " Aaron Rodgers , Green Bay Packers ". (more...)
Europa League draw: Arsenal and Chelsea handed easy groups Europa League draw: Arsenal and Chelsea handed easy groups
- September 01, 2018

Arsenal have been falling further and further behind and I think Arsene Wenger has left Unai Emery with a badly-balanced squad with not enough quality in it. We need to push and have the ambition and desire to improve every day. 'We need each match to continue what we are doing and to demand a high level. (more...)
Son Heung-Min avoids military service as South Korea win Asian Games Son Heung-Min avoids military service as South Korea win Asian Games
- September 01, 2018

Kim Jong-un became the first North Korean leader to cross the military line in the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that has divided the Koreas since the end of the Korean War in 1953. North Korea hasn't responded to Trump's move. This is the latest sign that South Korea are keen to begin economic co-operation with the North following on from North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un's historic visit to the South in April. (more...)
The Packers are paying Aaron Rodgers $80M - in the next 6 months The Packers are paying Aaron Rodgers $80M - in the next 6 months
- September 01, 2018

Per NFL Network's Mike Garafolo , Rodgers received a $57.5 million signing bonus. The deal is expected to be finalized soon, a source told Schefter. Rodgers is healthy again after being limited to seven games past year because of a right collarbone injury. (more...)
Raiders , Bears agree to Khalil Mack trade Raiders , Bears agree to Khalil Mack trade
- September 01, 2018

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Packers are one of seven teams "fully exploring" a trade for Mack, who remains in a contract dispute with the Raiders . "The longer this goes without an end in sight, the more likely it is that Khalil Mack will actually miss regular season games". We'll see if this gets things moving again with Mack. (more...)
Modric pips Ronaldo, Salah to UEFA player of year prize Modric pips Ronaldo, Salah to UEFA player of year prize
- September 01, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo's sister compared the stats with Modric. "All the clubs are now warming themselves into the season so by the time the Champions League group stage kicks off, they will be ready for the showdown". I would have liked to see him. With Madrid in flux, Manchester City will be among the top favourites to reach the final. Shakhtar Donetsk are well known, having played against City in this competition last season. (more...)
Bolt nervous ahead of football debut Bolt nervous ahead of football debut
- September 01, 2018

Ahead of the new Australian top-flight season, Bolt remains hopeful of fulfilling his dream of becoming a professional footballer after retiring from sprinting past year. Coach Mike Mulvey has said Bolt has "rudimentary skills" and was "doing ok" but would take some time "to adjust". "It was good, the crowd gave me a good ovation and I appreciate that", he said. (more...)
Stop comparing Conte and Sarri - says Chelsea's Rudiger Stop comparing Conte and Sarri - says Chelsea's Rudiger
- September 01, 2018

I know him very well. "I am sure the injury is not serious, but he has pain out of the knee so it is a bit odd - but nothing serious". At a press conference, the 40-year-old told reporters: "I'd heard a lot about his Empoli team and how impressive they were tactically, so I was really keen to go and watch him work, so we made contact with his people and he was kind enough to allow us to come", Howe said. (more...)
Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson Cleveland Indians acquire former American League MVP Josh Donaldson
- September 01, 2018

He made two all-star teams, earned two Silver Sluggers and won the 2015 AL MVP. It's a bitter ending to the Bringer of Rain's era as a Blue Jay. With the Blue Jays in the midst of a tight American League wild card race, Donaldson picked a good time to have a career night as he picked up his first career three-homer game in a late August 2016 clash, capping off Toronto's sweep of the Minnesota Twins. (more...)
Zach Smith blasts Brett McMurphy, Ohio State in Twitter rant Zach Smith blasts Brett McMurphy, Ohio State in Twitter rant
- August 31, 2018

On Wednesday, The Columbus Dispatch published details from a Powell, Ohio police report sent anonymously to its offices over a 2015 incident at Courtney Smith's home. Ohio State opens its season on Saturday against Oregon State. Another document shows that Courtney Smith petitioned to have an Order of Protection from Zach Smith in July. (more...)
Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player
- August 31, 2018

His teammate Sergio Ramos won the Defender of the Season Award, while Modric, who had a stellar year which also saw him win the 2018 World Cup's Golden Ball, was named the Midfielder of the Season. The summer arrival of attacking winger Riyad Mahrez - a player who shone on the Champions League stage with Leicester two seasons - has only helped bolster City's potential firepower. (more...)
Rockets, Suns swap bad contracts in four-player trade Rockets, Suns swap bad contracts in four-player trade
- August 31, 2018

Anderson is owed $41 million over the final two years of his contract compared to two years and $30 million for Knight. The trade would leave Phoenix searching for a starter at the point guard position with no one on the roster ready to assume that responsibility. (more...)
Arsenal players banned from high-sugar fruit drinks -Coach
- August 31, 2018

I like in my life, more of that. It's for that, when I arrived here, I asked only for that from the cook. One-to-one sessions with Emery and assistant coaches Carlos Carcedo and Steve Bould have been introduced, including Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil . (more...)
Yankees acquire Andrew McCutchen from Giants
- August 31, 2018

While his production isn't quite at the level it was with the Pittsburgh Pirates several seasons ago, McCutchen is only five homers away from reaching the 20-home run plateau for the eighth straight season. He could fill that spot for the Yankees, who have been missing slugger Aaron Judge since his wrist was broken by a pitch in late July. The Giants acquired him from the Pirates before the start of the regular season. (more...)
Manchester United wanted Chelsea's Willian and Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld Manchester United wanted Chelsea's Willian and Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld
- August 31, 2018

Manchester United now have registered just one win in three in the new league season, leaving them six points behind Liverpool who top the Premier League table and putting Mourinho's position at the helm of the club in serious doubt. "Or information? You never spend time reading, for example, Hegel?" The match at Turf Moor kicks off at 4pm BST on Sunday, but there is no live coverage in the United Kingdom since the game between Watford and Tottenham was selected for TV long before ... (more...)
Serena To Skip Daughter's Birthday Celebration Due To Her Religious Beliefs Serena To Skip Daughter's Birthday Celebration Due To Her Religious Beliefs
- August 31, 2018

Williams, 36, missed her home Slam past year, giving birth to daughter Olympia shortly after the tournament started. "Criticizing what she wears to work is where the true disrespect lies". "It's easy to play in, kind of aerodynamic with the one arm free", said Williams. "Since You've Been Gone", one of singer/songwriter Kelly Clarkson's hits, could have applied to Serena Williams absence previous year at the US Open . (more...)

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