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Jose Mourinho praises 'confident' Manchester United after win at Swansea

Jose Mourinho praises 'confident' Manchester United after win at Swansea The £89million midfielder struggled to impose himself in his first year back at Old Trafford as he was forced to curtail his natural game for the good of the team. First, Martial and Henrikh Mkhitaryan fashioned a chance for Lukaku, who with time and space in the box had a relatively simple chance which he slotted home with little fuss. [Full Article...]

Barcelona to wear commemorative shirts in tribute to victims of attacks

Barcelona to wear commemorative shirts in tribute to victims of attacks After all, Los Blancos have won the last two Champions League crowns and manager Zinedine Zidane has as many trophies in two seasons (seven) as he has loses. Not since Lionel Messi's debut in football have I seen a player with such a handsome left foot. Getafe and Levante may both have memories of their most recent stints in the uppermost division (the 2015-2016 season for each), but for Gir... [Full Article...]

MLB Umpires Protesting Pattern of 'escalating Verbal Attacks'

MLB Umpires Protesting Pattern of 'escalating Verbal Attacks' To protest the "escalating verbal attacks" against them, crews across the league are wearing white wristbands during games. The player who denigrated Hernandez publicly said he thought he would be suspended . Kinsler was ejected for arguing balls and strikes, and harshly criticized Hernandez after the game. The league levied a fine against Kinsler after he told reporters that Hernandez should c... [Full Article...]

Liverpool reject £114m Barcelona offer for Philippe Coutinho

Liverpool reject £114m Barcelona offer for Philippe Coutinho Liverpool have insisted Coutinho will not be sold before the close of the summer transfer window, despite the 25-year-old handing in a transfer request in a bid to force through a move away from Anfield. "I don't say there was another bid, only that nothing changed". I work with the players I have, that is what I'm always doing. "Not just Barca but any team looking for top quality players are g... [Full Article...]

Barcelona will run Coutinho pursuit to deadline day

Barcelona will run Coutinho pursuit to deadline day Liverpool scored a huge three points on Saturday in the Premier League. The team that desperately wants Coutinho and holds no sway in the matter is supposedly trying to force a reaction from Liverpool by issuing the Reds what is essentially a weird ultimatum. [Full Article...]

Cubs Claim Catcher Rene Rivera Off Waivers From Mets

Cubs Claim Catcher Rene Rivera Off Waivers From Mets The Cubs lost catcher Willson Contreras to a hamstring injury on August 9. To make room for Rivera on the 40-man roster , the Cubs designated 27-year-old right-hander Aaron Brooks for assignment. Photo Catcher Rene Rivera after a home run for the Mets in a game against the Yankees on Wednesday. In three starts with NY, the 30-year-old has gone 0-2 with a 10.50 ERA, allowing 19 hits and f... [Full Article...]

West Brom boss Pulis mixed emotions over matchwinner Robson-Kanu

West Brom boss Pulis mixed emotions over matchwinner Robson-Kanu On a windy afternoon in Lancashire, Gareth Barry made his debut for the away side, coming in for Claudio Yacob in central midfield. Set pieces you have to be diligent. Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu settled the issue 20 minutes from time, in a game where Burnley dominated throughout, without being able to break down an obdurate Baggies defence. [Full Article...]

Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Liverpool reject third Barcelona bid for Coutinho On Saturday morning it was being reported that Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for their playmaker, Philippe Coutinho . However, there many football fans who reckon the club should reluctantly accept Barca's generous offer for a player who has handed in a transfer request and try find a suitable replacement . [Full Article...]

Marvellous Muguruza ends Pliskova hoodoo to reach Cincinnati final

Marvellous Muguruza ends Pliskova hoodoo to reach Cincinnati final In the breaker Kerber had a match point but saw it go begging. Makarova needed an eighth match point to close out the contest against the 2016 runner-up. Fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine defeated Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4. Sixth-ranked Spaniard Muguruza ousted Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. [Full Article...]

Pliskova set for Muguruza semi, Halep wins through

Pliskova set for Muguruza semi, Halep wins through For the second time in as many weeks, Stephens got the better of Kvitova, having beaten the Czech in Toronto en route to the semi-finals. Barty's win over Williams was her first over world top-10 opposition. Stephens beat Russian Ekaterina Makarova 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, then later in the day in the quarterfinals topped Julia Goerges 6-1, 7-6 (3). A day after the 21-year-old claimed the biggest win ... [Full Article...]

Liverpool reject fresh €125m Coutinho offer from Barcelona

Liverpool reject fresh €125m Coutinho offer from Barcelona Despite the Reds' insistence that he's not for sale, Barcelona director Pep Segura claimed on Wednesday that Los Azulgranas were "close" to signing the ex-Inter Milan man. It's also a large sum of money to receive for someone who has told the club he wants to leave. "The only thing we know is it's a tough game", said Klopp. [Full Article...]

Trump's Tweet Attacking Black CEO After Charlottesville Has Everyone Super Pissed

Trump's Tweet Attacking Black CEO After Charlottesville Has Everyone Super Pissed Walt Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger resigned from a White House advisory council for the same reason. Plank did not specifically mention Trump or Charlottesville but said his company will focus on promoting "unity, diversity and inclusion" through sports. [Full Article...]

Dolphins add Rey Maualuga

Dolphins add Rey Maualuga Pro Football Focus said Maualuga used to be among their highest graded linebackers, but apparently those days are long gone . Miami must improve its linebacker play from a year ago, especially against the run. Maualuga will likely play on rushing downs. Undrafted third-year player Mike Hull started in place of McMillan last week against the Baltimore Ravens and will compete with Maualuga fo... [Full Article...]

Chris Froome and Team Sky off to solid start at Vuelta

No other team managed to break 16 minutes, with Quick-Step Floors and Team Sunweb finishing in a tie for second with a time of 16.04 and the squad of British pre-race favourite Chris Froome, Team Sky, finishing fourth at 16.07. Four of BMC Racing's eight riders were in the team that won the Catalunya team time trial in March of this year. Nairo Quintana opted not to defend his Vuelta title, whil... [Full Article...]

Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game

Colts vs. Cowboys: Score, Stats & Highlights From Preseason Game The Colts have been vague about Andrew Luck's status all August, and we still don't know when he'll be ready to play. Check out the Colts vs Cowboys live stream on August 19 at 7 p.m. Yet, while Prescott and Bryant and the rest of the Cowboys' healthy starters will get some action during the first half, the majority of the game will be played by backups and players who won't have a j... [Full Article...]

Bears sign LB Kelvin Sheppard, waive LB Hendrick Ekpe

Bears sign LB Kelvin Sheppard, waive LB Hendrick Ekpe He appeared in all 16 games for the Giants last season, making 11 starts for the team. He had his best statistical year in 2015 when he recorded 105 tackles as the starting inside linebacker for the Dolphins. Free-agent linebacker Kelvin Sheppard has signed a contract with the Chicago Bears . Kelvin Sheppard pressures former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during the first half at MetLife Stadiu... [Full Article...]

Greece question Antetokounmpo injury after Eurobasket withdrawal

Greece question Antetokounmpo injury after Eurobasket withdrawal Antetokounmpo posted on Facebook and Instagram that he would not be playing in Eurobasket at the end of the month due to a knee injury, but Greece's basketball federation wasn't buying it. Antetokounmpo is in China to attend, but not play in, a basketball tournament in Shanghai, as an NBA ambassador. According to Takis Tsagronis , the federation general secretary, a scan showed no probl... [Full Article...]

PSG set to announce 200 million arrival of Mbappe

For this indicator, "Monaco" has surpassed the record of "Bordeaux" - Bordeaux in 2009 and won 14 straight victories in the matches of League 1. Paris Saint-Germain are getting ready to announce the signing of Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe , according to reports in Spain. [Full Article...]

Steve Bruce: Aston Villa 'crisis' was nonsense, says manager after first win

Steve Bruce: Aston Villa 'crisis' was nonsense, says manager after first win I did it down the road when I was at Blues and I threw Darren Carter in. My hand was forced really . In his absence, Gabby Agbonlahor and Scott Hogan have failed to score the required goals to fire Bruce's men to victory and the Championship side appear to be ready to bolster their attacking ranks. [Full Article...]

Wow! Mayweather, McGregor Get Approval For 8-Ounce Gloves

Wow! Mayweather, McGregor Get Approval For 8-Ounce Gloves Watch Mayweather vs McGregor , from the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, from midnight August 26, live on Sky Sports Box Office . He's 64-years old. Now that's a fight. It took the mind of a comedian to dream up the concept of Floyd Mayweather fighting Conor McGregor. Conor McGregor was last seen in action at UFC 205 last November where he earned a sensational knockout victory over Eddie Alvarez t... [Full Article...]


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