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UEFA Fines Manchester United, Two Players

UEFA Fines Manchester United, Two Players Phil Jones has been suspended for a couple of UEFA games and so will miss the UEFA Super Cup and a group stage game, while his team Daley Blind has also been given a fine. While Manchester United did participate in the International Champions Cup, the team's first competitive match will be the aforementioned UEFA Super Cup. [Full Article...]

Red Sox trade for Mets closer Addison Reed

Red Sox trade for Mets closer Addison Reed Joel Sherman of the New York Post was the first to report a deal was almost finalized. The Mets get 22-year-old right-handed pitchers Jamie Callahan , Gershon Bautista and Stephen Nogosek in return. Reed had 19 saves on the season for the Mets. The Red Sox will also be paying the remainder of Reed's contract, which Ken Rosenthal estimates to be about $2.6 million. [Full Article...]

Tottenham refuse to break wage structure for Everton midfielder Barkley

Tottenham refuse to break wage structure for Everton midfielder Barkley But the North London club know he was offered just over £100,000 a week to stay with Ronald Koeman's men - which is more than top earners Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane get at White Hart Lane. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has retained an interest in Barkley since it became clear the player's future lies away from Goodison Park. However, Tottenham are not the only side chasing Barkley as th... [Full Article...]

McIlroy splits with caddie Fitzgerald

McIlroy splits with caddie Fitzgerald McIlroy , who employed Irishman Fitzgerald shortly after turning professional in 2008, won all four of his major titles with him on the bag and enjoyed a combined period of 95 weeks as world number one spanning March 2012 to September 2015. [Full Article...]

Sky Sports Box Office to screen McGregor-Mayweather fight

Sky Sports Box Office to screen McGregor-Mayweather fight Even the most eagerly anticipated fights typically cost viewers less than £25 and the Matchroom boss simply can't see Mayweather getting his wish. I don't set the price, but my gut feeling is £19.95. But, now that the promotional tour is over; the attention has shifted towards the speculations regarding the possible earnings from this fight. When you consider that Americans are being asked to ... [Full Article...]

Rosenborg-Celtic tie 'more open', says Harald Brattbakk

Rosenborg-Celtic tie 'more open', says Harald Brattbakk He gets into good areas and wants to make good passes. Meanwhile, Craig Gordon remains confident that Celtic can get themselves out of an awkward Champions League spot against Rosenborg in Norway next week. "I was always told "never pick your next team straight after the game". What you can have some control over is what you do for the next round, providing you qualify. [Full Article...]

Manchester United Sweep Valerenga 3-0; Lukaku Scores Again

Manchester United Sweep Valerenga 3-0; Lukaku Scores Again Despite the rumours, sources have told ESPN FC that United have yet to receive a formal offer for the 29-year-old. Lukaku's economy as a No. 9 will excite United fans, and the powerhouse appeared unsafe during his cameo. On the other hand, Fellaini is clearly behind Ander Herrera , Paul Pogba , and Michael Carrick on the CM depth chart. He also spoke about the future of Nemanja Matic and ... [Full Article...]

Go, Neymar Go! - Ramos

Go, Neymar Go! - Ramos Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-2 in Miami, Florida, in what was the first El Clasico played outside Spain, and Messi treated the 66,000 fans in attendance to something special. Valverde , however, insisted after the game in Miami that he expected Neymar to still be a Barcelona player come the start of the new La Liga season in August. [Full Article...]

Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown — FLASHBACK

Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown — FLASHBACK Raines Jr. will be in attendance as his father gets enshrined in Cooperstown. "He was electrifying. Just electrifying", Ozzie Smith told Sporting News before his annual Play Ball with Ozzie Smith fundraiser in Cooperstown on Friday morning. [Full Article...]

Iglesias, Boyd lead Tigers past Astros

Iglesias, Boyd lead Tigers past Astros All-Star left-hander Dallas Keuchel is set to rejoin the Houston Astros' rotation on Friday at the Detroit Tigers . The Detroit Tigers came into this game looking to bounce back after a heart wrenching 6-5 loss to the Astros Friday night. [Full Article...]

Will the A's simply keep Sonny Gray?

Will the A's simply keep Sonny Gray? Even as Gray will be held out of his start on Sunday, A's GM Billy Beane has given indications that he's ready to keep Gray into the winter if he can't get a package he wants. The righty is 6-5 with a 3.43 ERA in 16 starts. The Yankees aren't the only ones interested in the 27-year-old ace, who is under team control through 2019. [Full Article...]

Proteas avoid follow-on against England

Proteas avoid follow-on against England England are six wickets away from taking a 2-1 lead in their four-match series when they take the field against South Africa on Day 5 of their 3rd Test encounter in The Galle on Monday. The theme of this series, and indeed many modern ones, is that sides faced with a mountain-like total in the fourth innings really struggle to get their minds around the task in hand. [Full Article...]

Carl Frampton MISSES WEIGHT for Andres Gutierrez fight: Former champ explains why

Carl Frampton MISSES WEIGHT for Andres Gutierrez fight: Former champ explains why Cyclone Promotions and The SSE Arena regret to announce that the "Return of The Jackal" event scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday 29th July, has been cancelled due to an accident to Andres Gutierrez . Should Frampton get a title shot so soon it would be a great boost for the 23-1 fighter. Frampton is looking to bounce back after losing his WBA featherweight title to Leo Santa Cruz in Las Vegas in ... [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in court over tax charges

Cristiano Ronaldo to appear in court over tax charges However, Ronaldo , 32, has stated that he has no problem fathering as much as seven children which means after his girlfriend's baby is birthed, the footballer will be expecting another three boys or girls as the case may be. However, the Argentine will pay €252,000 in place of jail time following a court ruling earlier this month. However, Messi was only accused of evading €4.1m in tax, €10.6m... [Full Article...]

Barca to report PSG too?

Barca to report PSG too? However, there were speculations that after the trip to China Neymar will visit Qatar to meet with PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi to close his signing with the French club. The reports say Neymar has committed to a five-year deal that will net him 30 million euros per year (about $35 million). "We wanted to continue playing our game and the team showed they know how to remain calm". [Full Article...]

John Isner edges Ryan Harrison in all-American Atlanta final

John Isner edges Ryan Harrison in all-American Atlanta final Isner hails from North Carolina while Harrison is a Louisiana native. Third seed Muller booked a Saturday matchup against the victor of a later match between U.S. In the top half of the draw, top-seeded Jack Sock will open play Thursday with a second-round match against Israel's Dudi Sela. Harrison, seeded fourth, was denied a second career ATP title, to go with his victory in Memphis in Febru... [Full Article...]

Arsenal v Sevilla line-ups: Wenger names strong team including Lacazette and Bellerin

Of course we want Lacazette to prove himself to be an upgrade but it could take time and if his presence continues to make Giroud and Walcott play better then Arsene Wenger will have some serious firepower on his hands don't you think? Despite the scare, Arsenal should have been in front seven minutes later. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif resigns

Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif resigns In the meantime the oil minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, 58, will serve as interim prime minister. Nawaz Sharif was the 15th prime minister in Pakistan's 70-year history - roughly half of which was under military rule - to be ousted before completing a full term. [Full Article...]

Tigers trade Justin Wilson, Alex Avila to Cubs

The 34-year-old former Cy Young victor isn't having a great season (4.50 ERA, 1.44 WHIP), he is expensive (he has 2 1/2 years left on his $200 million contract), and the Tigers would rather trade him after the season anyway. Orioles closer Zach Britton is the biggest fish left dangling in the free agent market, and could instantly transform even a mediocre bullpen, given his historic run of succ... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Hellickson involved in minor vehicle accident on way out of Philly

Jeremy Hellickson involved in minor vehicle accident on way out of Philly He has allowed a career-high 1.8 home runs per nine innings and struck out a career low 5.2 per nine. At 35-64, the Phillies have unmistakably turned 2017 into a rebuilding year. "Just trying to pick back up right where I left off and try to move on forward". The Phillies were stymied by Braves starter Sean Newcomb and reliever Jose Ramirez through seven innings. [Full Article...]


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