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Liverpool 4-0 West Ham United | Tactical Breakdown of Naby Keita's role Liverpool 4-0 West Ham United | Tactical Breakdown of Naby Keita's role
- August 15, 2018

Liverpool FC finished the opening weekend of the Premier League season at the top of the table on goal difference. While the German was pleased with his side's performance, he says the rest of the season will be filled with trials and tribulations. (more...)
Rodgers: Boyata was fit to play Rodgers: Boyata was fit to play
- August 15, 2018

Former Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair headed home with 12 minutes remaining to give Celtic hope, but AEK held on. Dropping down to the Europa League, where they will play Latvian side Spartaks Jurmala or Lithuanian side Suduva, is a huge blow for Celtic who will miss out on the prestige - not to mention the vast sums of money - to be earned in the Champions League . (more...)
Cellphone rings during Tiger Woods tee shot on Sunday, upsetting gallery Cellphone rings during Tiger Woods tee shot on Sunday, upsetting gallery
- August 15, 2018

One week remains for players to either qualify for the event by moving into, or remaining in, the top 125 in the regular season standings. Koepka said that just as his major victories on vastly different courses showed, he was up for any challenge. (more...)
Cleveland fans will get free beer for the first Browns victory Cleveland fans will get free beer for the first Browns victory
- August 15, 2018

To get one of the beers, fans must be inside a bar and carded when the game clock on Cleveland's game strikes zero with the Browns in the lead. This smart-technology fridge will automatically unlock after the Browns secure their first regular season win. (more...)
Rafael Nadal too strong for Stefanos Tsitsipas in Rogers Cup final Rafael Nadal too strong for Stefanos Tsitsipas in Rogers Cup final
- August 14, 2018

The 32-year-old scooped the 80th title of his career earlier Sunday with victory at the Rogers Cup . Tsitsipas did well to serve out at love in the first game but Nadal took over as he broke back in each of his next two chances before sealing the opening set in 34 minutes when the world number 27 sent a routine forehand into the net. (more...)
CR7's debut match abandoned as Juventus fans invade the ground CR7's debut match abandoned as Juventus fans invade the ground
- August 14, 2018

Ronaldo took one touch to cushion the ball and then casually thumped it into the left corner. Cristiano Ronaldo in his first outing for Juventus . The Portugal star was a four-time champion of Europe with Madrid and scored twice in the final of 2017, in which Juve were beaten 4-1. Leonardo Bonucci made his first appearance since returning to the club after a year at AC Milan, and there was applause for the Italian defender who had upset many fans a year ago by moving to the ... (more...)
Halep outlasts Stephens in 3 to win Rogers Cup Halep outlasts Stephens in 3 to win Rogers Cup
- August 14, 2018

The French Open champion showed no signs of fatigue following her marathon three-set win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on Wednesday, running down balls to extend points and wear down the slower Garcia. She broke two of Stephens' serves to take a 4-1 lead. It was the first set Stephens lost all week. She gave Halep a stiff challenge. A hold left her 4-2 up and she bagged another break in the seventh game to go 5-2 ahead when Stephens wearily duffed a straightforward volley into the net. (more...)
Tiger Woods in 'uncharted territory' after rising from rock bottom Tiger Woods in 'uncharted territory' after rising from rock bottom
- August 14, 2018

Yet Woods has played on only one winning Ryder Cup team and that was back in 1999 and last appeared in these matches at Medinah in 2012. "I was hanging in there, grinding it out trying to make as many birdies as possible". "My swing hasn't been where I want it to be", he admitted. I can't stop here. "What is important is how well Tiger has played". "This is motivation to kick on, make the most of the rest of this year and go into next year's [majors] season full of confidence". (more...)
Desire Costs Very Little - Liverpool Legend Slams West Ham's Performance Desire Costs Very Little - Liverpool Legend Slams West Ham's Performance
- August 14, 2018

That some people will boo Sterling for no cogent or defendable reason, as some Arsenal fans did in their defeat to Manchester City , is something of an inevitability. They scored 91 times between them and terrorised defences across Europe last term - and Salah, Mane and Firmino clearly have no intention of doing anything different this season, either. (more...)
England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs
- August 14, 2018

After starring with the bat, Chris Woakes took his chance with the ball. Hussain warned that there will be no let-up from the English side at Trent Bridge, venue for the third Test. I don't see any lack of fight, or lack of trying (from them). Anderson, who took his 100th Test wicket at Lord's earlier in the day, returned to dismiss Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Shami. (more...)
Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho, Ed Woodward Paul Pogba, Jose Mourinho, Ed Woodward
- August 14, 2018

Pogba was also asked about the contrast playing for Red Devils and Les Bleus. Brown, who played for United over 350 times, does not think the defensive crisis is as bad as people think. "Fred had 10 days training [and] comes direct to Old Trafford [and] Ander Herrera [was] injured, I had only two options: Scott [McTominay] or Paul". (more...)
Broncos fan starts GoFundMe to buy out Paxton Lynch's contract Broncos fan starts GoFundMe to buy out Paxton Lynch's contract
- August 14, 2018

But it's when teams cut rosters from 90 to 53 players that the Broncos could find a suitable backup for Keenum, Schefter said, not via trade for Lynch. Said Lynch about his performance: "We didn't really put a lot of drives together and move the ball, so I'm sad about that". Plus, it's not like the Broncos - valued at $2.5 billion by Forbes - are short on cash. (more...)
Newcastle 1-2 Tottenham: Premier League highlights and recap Newcastle 1-2 Tottenham: Premier League highlights and recap
- August 14, 2018

All we can do is keep working, keep improving". Harry Kane was among those returning to action after a significantly truncated pre-season, and the England captain understandably lacked sharpness following his Golden-Boot-winning exploits. (more...)
Agent says Dedryck Boyata 'won't risk future' by playing for Celtic Agent says Dedryck Boyata 'won't risk future' by playing for Celtic
- August 14, 2018

I've got a meeting with players at half past 10 concentrating on this game and I said I couldn't meet him before, but I'd meet him after training once I'd done my work. "He is a player that has been with us over the last couple of seasons and at this time it would have been great to have him here. Today it's all about Hearts and we've got three points and that's what I'm focusing on". (more...)
Henderson in contention for opener, says Klopp Henderson in contention for opener, says Klopp
- August 13, 2018

The Reds snapped up Switzerland global Xherdan Shaqiri in a cut price deal from relegated Stoke City. Henderson had a hard start to life as a Liverpool player when he joined the club in 2011 from Sunderland, but for the past few seasons has transformed into a dependable option in the middle of the pitch. (more...)
Indian envoy to Pakistan meets PTI chief Imran Khan Indian envoy to Pakistan meets PTI chief Imran Khan
- August 13, 2018

Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has said his government will build a more "balanced and trustworthy" relationship with the USA, asserting that the trust deficit between the two countries has resulted in many ups and downs in the bilateral ties. (more...)
Sevilla threaten Super Cup action over non-EU players Sevilla threaten Super Cup action over non-EU players
- August 13, 2018

Sevilla have threatened to pull out of their Spanish Super Cup match against Barcelona on Sunday, following a late rule change . Pablo Sarabia opened for Sevilla in the ninth, when the video assistant referee overruled an offside call in the first use of VAR in Spanish competition. (more...)
Novak Djokovic knocked out of Rogers Cup by Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas Novak Djokovic knocked out of Rogers Cup by Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas
- August 13, 2018

Even his win over Serbia's Djokovic was not pulled out of a hat. "But now I'm more familiar with his game". "There were frustrations at times but that means I care". Tsitsipas will now face either Germany's Alexander Zverev or Russian Daniil Medvedev for the place in the semis. Rafael Nadal was made to wait before his second-round Rogers Cup match due to several rain delays but did his part to put the schedule back on track with a speedy 6-2 6-3 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire on ... (more...)
Maryland places head football coach DJ Durkin on leave Maryland places head football coach DJ Durkin on leave
- August 13, 2018

Durkin's name arises as well, and he and Court are described as like-minded. The Longhorns dropped last year's season opener to Maryland in Austin, 51-41. Evans announced that an external investigation will be conducted but declined to name the organization that will conduct it. McNair's parents hired a Baltimore law firm to also investigate. (more...)
Last-place Orioles face first-place Red Sox Last-place Orioles face first-place Red Sox
- August 13, 2018

Betts had his first shot at the cycle in the sixth inning. Allen opened the inning with a single off reliever Addison Reed (1-6), stole second and went to third on a groundout by Francisco Lindor - who had won Wednesday night's contest with a three-run, walk-off homer . (more...)
Jerome Boateng opts to complete PSG switch Jerome Boateng opts to complete PSG switch
- August 13, 2018

Arsenal and Manchester United of the English Premier League are said to be interested in the 29-year-old, as are Paris Saint Germain, with the French champions appearing to be leading the race to sign the 2014 World Cup victor. Boateng also missed a number of games at the beginning of the 2017-18 season due to another hamstring problem. "But it will take more than a quality defender to galvanise them". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo took all of eight minutes to open his Juventus account Cristiano Ronaldo took all of eight minutes to open his Juventus account
- August 13, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for Juventus' when the balck and white played against their B team in a traditional pre-season friendly. Members of the industrial dynasty - founders of Fiat auto manufacturers and often called the "Italian Kennedys" - have lived at "The Castle" in Villar Perosa since the 19th century, while deceased former club chairman Gianni Agnelli was town mayor between 1945 and 1980. (more...)
Klopp has great expectations Liverpool will deliver Klopp has great expectations Liverpool will deliver
- August 12, 2018

It's still a huge ask to close a gap of 25 points but Liverpool have strengthened intelligently and only five points separated the two sides in the second half of 2017/208. What are your prospects for this season? Liverpool had only eight players in World Cup action, compared to 16 for Man City, 14 for Chelsea and 12 for Man United. (more...)
Manchester City begin title defence with dominating victory over Unai Emery's Arsenal Manchester City begin title defence with dominating victory over Unai Emery's Arsenal
- August 12, 2018

Ainsley Maitland-Niles replaced Kolasinac when the Bosnian full-back came off injured in a preseason clash with Chelsea two weeks ago and it remains possible that the youngster will start against City. It remains to be seen how he will respond to Emery's style of play. The England forward was outstanding despite having been back in training for less than a week after his exertions in Russian Federation and scored the opening goal as Arsenal , under new management, were swept aside at the ... (more...)
Brazil great Ronaldo in hospital in Ibiza with pneumonia Brazil great Ronaldo in hospital in Ibiza with pneumonia
- August 12, 2018

The Brazilian legend asked for a transfer to private hospital called Clinica Nuestra SeƱora del Rosariro per respected island daily Diario de Ibiza . After winning everything there is to win in the game he retired in 2011. Pneumonia is swelling of the tissue in one or both lungs and is usually caused by a bacterial infection. (more...)