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Sanchez staying at Arsenal but Chelsea and Liverpool want Oxlade-Chamberlain - Solhekol Sanchez staying at Arsenal but Chelsea and Liverpool want Oxlade-Chamberlain - Solhekol
- August 09, 2017

That won't deter Chelsea though as the newspaper suggests the Premier League champions will now intensify their efforts to lure The Ox to Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte looks to further strengthen his squad. Oxlade-Chamberlain would be capable of being used in a wing-back or advanced midfield role in the Chelsea team should Antonio Conte orchestrate a deal to sign the Arsenal star. (more...)
South Africa lose Hashim Amla after break South Africa lose Hashim Amla after break
- August 09, 2017

Bairstow was dismissed by an lbw decision on 99, failing with a review to reverse the umpire's decision. Promoted up to No 4, Temba Bavuma was 30 not out and South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis with him on six. Destiny was Anderson's, though, on this occasion - and he was not about to disappoint his home crowd. South Africa had the psychological advantage heading into the innings break as they denied Bairstow his century. (more...)
McGregor has the edge over me McGregor has the edge over me
- August 09, 2017

Mayweather may be capable of bringing the action to McGregor and even knocking him out. But there's only one objective behind all of it: To sell the fight. Mayweather winning by decision is settled at about +175. Because I owe the public for the Pacquiao fight. I lost a step. Floyd Mayweather world tour was dominated by self promotion and boasts from both fighters, as they went a roundabout way in claiming there was no way either of them could be beaten. (more...)
Bengals coach Lewis dealing with Bengals coach Lewis dealing with "minor health issue"
- August 09, 2017

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis will be away from the team to deal with an unspecified "minor health issue", the team announced Tuesday. This is most definitely good news for the long-time Bengals head coach and his team. Lewis has a career record of 118-103-3, and he has led the Bengals to the playoffs seven times in his 14 seasons with the team. (more...)
Former WR Anquan Boldin signs with Bills Former WR Anquan Boldin signs with Bills
- August 09, 2017

Andre Holmes was penciled in as the Bills number two receiver heading into camp, but he caught just 14 passes for 126 yards as an Oakland Raider last season. Boldin began his career with the Arizona Cardinals as a 2003 second-round draft pick out of Florida State. January 7, 2017; Seattle, WA, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin (80) runs the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during the second half in the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at CenturyLink Field. (more...)
Spike Lee promotes rally for Colin Kaepernick, but misspells his name Spike Lee promotes rally for Colin Kaepernick, but misspells his name
- August 09, 2017

Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem before games last season, and said he won't do so until there is significant change in the United States. After the former 49ers quarterback chose to drop to a knee during the National Anthem during the 2017 football season, instances of the same sprouted up across several different sports. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez to miss start of season for Arsenal
- August 09, 2017

Sanchez is famously about to enter the final year of his contract at the Emirates, and it stands to reason that he may have cost substantially less than Neymar to bring to Paris. Wenger said Sanchez would be missed but admitted he would not have started the game against Leicester even if he was deemed fit to play. PSG still want another striker and, while they are also still pursuing Monaco's Kylian Mbappe , have not given up Sanchez. (more...)
Leicester warn Chelsea they won't sell Danny Drinkwater this summer Leicester warn Chelsea they won't sell Danny Drinkwater this summer
- August 09, 2017

The Blues sold Serbia worldwide Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in a £40m deal last Monday to leave Tiemoue Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas and N'Golo Kante as their recognised midfielders. "You know what you get with Drinkwater". It is likely the Conte wants Drinkwater given his understanding on the pitch with former teammate N'Golo Kante - the pair were the driving force behind Leicester's 2016 title success. (more...)
Umpire Joe West Suspended Three Games for Calling Adrian Beltre Biggest Complainer Umpire Joe West Suspended Three Games for Calling Adrian Beltre Biggest Complainer
- August 09, 2017

USA Today noted that West subsequently clarified that he and Beltre were on "friendly terms", but Major League Baseball took a dim, if somewhat slow to unfold, view of those comments. According to a report from the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant , the World Umpires Association is not too happy with this decision. "He should be on the field today". (more...)
Olympic champion Thompson reaches women's 100m finals Olympic champion Thompson reaches women's 100m finals
- August 09, 2017

The 26-year-old Bowie, who crashed to the track beyond the finish line, went one better than her silver medal behind Thompson at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last year. The 25-year-old was hoping to become just the third woman to hold the world and Olympic titles simultaneously, but she must now wait two years for another bite at the cherry. (more...)
Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree on extension Falcons, Devonta Freeman agree on extension
- August 09, 2017

The Steelers had used their franchise tag on Bell, but he declined to sign the deal and has held out of training camp thus far. While negotiations carried on, the running back said he had no intention of holding out because he didn't want to be a distraction. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham fans to expect late signings in transfer window Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham fans to expect late signings in transfer window
- August 09, 2017

Cartilage Free Captain has a great look at these depth issues and when they're parsed out in text in front of you, the situation really does become astonishing for a club of Tottenham's type. It's better that this happens now, if the results of Trippier's scan do indeed rule him out of the start of the Premier League season, than after the August 31 deadline. (more...)
Former Cavaliers GM predicts Irving will be traded Former Cavaliers GM predicts Irving will be traded
- August 09, 2017

Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas said Tuesday that current Cleveland Cavaliers teammates LeBron James and Kyrie Irving need each other in order to be successful. "LeBron casts a very large shadow over an organization". "They have a great team", Ainge said. And most of it is really, really positive. As the coaching staff looks to get young players more minutes, several veterans could be shopped. (more...)
Gareth Bale calls bullsh*** on transfer rumours Gareth Bale calls bullsh*** on transfer rumours
- August 09, 2017

Brazilian midfielder Casemiro struck the opener with a left-foot strike midway through the first half while Spain midfielder Isco consolidated Real's advantage with a slick finish in the 52nd minute at the National Arena in Skopje, Macedonia . (more...)
"It's Disgraceful" - Hearts Manager Blasts Brendan Rodgers After Celtic's 4-1 Win
- August 09, 2017

Asked about Rodgers' comments he said: " It is absolutely disgraceful ". A manager of his calibre should know better. Rodgers slammed the Hearts hierarchy, specifically their recruitment policy, as he expressed sympathy for Cathro, who worked under director of football Craig Levein, after he was sacked this week only seven months in the job. (more...)
Sethi likely to become new PCB chief Sethi likely to become new PCB chief
- August 09, 2017

With the appointment, Sethi has replaced Shaharyar Khan, whose three-year tenure at the post ended on Sunday, ESPNcricinfo reported. As per PCB constitution, a chairman has to be selected from member of Board of Governors. "Infrastructure is being improved at the grassroots level and results will be evident in the next few months", Sethi said while addressing a press conference after his election. (more...)
Patriots Notes: Malcolm Mitchell Schools Jaguars With Slick Route-Running Patriots Notes: Malcolm Mitchell Schools Jaguars With Slick Route-Running
- August 09, 2017

Bouye said. "I'm not here to evaluate their team (and) their players". The Jaguars became the seventh different opponent the Patriots have either hosted or visited in joint sessions since 2010. Garoppolo and Brissett are going to see some action in this game, which is going to be exciting for the Patriots fans as they played a role in last season's success that the Patriots enjoyed. (more...)
AS Roma remain keen on signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City AS Roma remain keen on signing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City
- August 09, 2017

Roma submitted a third and final offer for the offensive midfielder worth 35 million euros as the offer was turned down, this according to Sky Sport . 'We are, therefore, engaged and expect an answer. "We're exclusively focused on building the team". "The player has expressed his will publicly, but he is right to respect his club". (more...)
Johnny Manziel considering coaching college football once NFL career is over Johnny Manziel considering coaching college football once NFL career is over
- August 09, 2017

He's a starting-caliber quarterback in the NFL - a league that doesn't feature enough starting-caliber quarterbacks to go around - yet he's still a free agent. "I think once all the other stuff quiets down a little bit, he'll be OK". Johnny Manziel's football career isn't officially over yet, but it's getting there. (more...)
Costa still with Chelsea - Atleti boss Simeone refuses to fan transfer flames Costa still with Chelsea - Atleti boss Simeone refuses to fan transfer flames
- August 09, 2017

Costa, who has been exiled from Chelsea training, is keen to return to former club Atletico Madrid where he wouldn't be able to play until at least January. "The player knew the decision, his agent knew the decision, clearly the lawyer has not been well informed". Big-spending Serie A side AC Milan are prepared to offer Diego Costa a way out of his Chelsea misery by offering him a loan deal. (more...)