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Bournemouth v Manchester City Bournemouth v Manchester City
- August 27, 2017

I don't have anything more to say". But the Cherries' lead lasted just nine minutes, with Gabriel Jesus netting his eighth goal in 11 starts for City. The England worldwide sealed a 2-1 win in the 97th minute and immediately went to celebrate with the travelling supporters. The young defender promptly brought him down and was mightily received to see only a caution for what could have been a red-card offence on an another day. (more...)
Las Vegas bookies will lose millions if McGregor knocks out Mayweather Las Vegas bookies will lose millions if McGregor knocks out Mayweather
- August 27, 2017

Even though Jack regularly fights at a lower weight, he has shown the ability to impress the judges and come with the decision in most of his fights. "Weight doesn't win fights". He's a quick learner, I was impressed with how quickly he learnt, but that's why he's a champion in MMA, because he has something different that other people don't have. (more...)
Frank De Boer's Crystal Palace still pointless and goalless after Swansea defeat Frank De Boer's Crystal Palace still pointless and goalless after Swansea defeat
- August 27, 2017

In the battle of the two winless teams, Swansea came out on top against a Palace side who appear lost under new manager de Boer. But there were boos, too, after a third straight Premier League defeat for a Crystal Palace side struggling badly to come to terms with the ways of their latest manager and even at this early stage of the season there must be doubts about whether he will be given time to see through the job. (more...)
Jaguars Still Undecided On Starting QB Jaguars Still Undecided On Starting QB
- August 27, 2017

The Jaguars announced on Wednesday that veteran Chad Henne will get the starting nod on Thursday when the Jaguars take on the Carolina Panthers , basically meaning the former first-round draft pick has been benched in the preseason. I think that we've set goals of what we want to get done and what we want to establish day to day, week to week, game to game, and I think those things have to be met. (more...)
Arsenal superstar Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Arsene Wenger he wants to leave Arsenal superstar Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tells Arsene Wenger he wants to leave
- August 26, 2017

But Liverpool remain interested and could yet rival the Premier League champions for the Arsenal star's signature. They are ready to make a £35million offer to try to get him, before the window shuts at 11pm next Thursday. However, the club's stance on Oxlade-Chamberlain appears to be waivering. "He's definitely a player Arsenal need to keep". "Yes [he is part of my plans], I think in his career he had some bad moments because he had some small injuries", Wenger said on Wednesday . (more...)
Miguel Cabrera involved in huge brawl between Yankees-Tigers Miguel Cabrera involved in huge brawl between Yankees-Tigers
- August 26, 2017

Both Wilson and Tigers manager Brad Ausmus were ejected. The way NY is hitting the ball I am tempted to go with the over with Detroit also hitting left handers well... Romine and Cabrera were both ejected from the game, per Evan Woodbery of MLive Media Group. "I said, 'It is not about you.' Then he pushed me". Cabrera told a different version of the story. (more...)
Giants' Odell Beckham could miss first two weeks of season Giants' Odell Beckham could miss first two weeks of season
- August 24, 2017

Those hopes might have taken a blow on Monday night when Odell Beckham Jr . was forced to leave the team's game against the Browns with an ankle injury . His response was that he felt like he should be the highest paid player in the National Football League but it was also something that he was not focused on and he leaves those issues up to his agents. (more...)
Neymar: Barcelona suing Brazilian star after move to Paris Saint-Germain Neymar: Barcelona suing Brazilian star after move to Paris Saint-Germain
- August 23, 2017

Neymar made the switch to Paris earlier this month in a world record €222 million switch and so far has made two appearances for the six time French champions scoring three goals and registering four assists. The amount is €8.5m in damages, plus an additional 10% in interest. "I do have something to say: That I am disappointed with them [the Barca directors]", Neymar said after PSG's win over Toulouse on Sunday. (more...)
Robert Kraft gave President Trump a Super Bowl ring Robert Kraft gave President Trump a Super Bowl ring
- August 23, 2017

Kraft and Trump have been longtime friends, and it was reported that the team was honored to be the first team to be invited to the White House during his presidency, according to a report from USA Today . It will re-air on the NFL Network on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 8 p.m., followed by the debut of the "America's Game" special focusing on the Patriots' title run. (more...)
How much money will Floyd Mayweather make from Conor McGregor fight? How much money will Floyd Mayweather make from Conor McGregor fight?
- August 22, 2017

With Paulie Malignaggi seemingly wanting the fight, there's no question that McGregor would be due the clear majority of the revenue that the fight would make. "I will prove that August 26". 2FM presenter Keith Walsh presented the debate, which featured well-known figures from the sporting world to chat about MMA, Conor McGregor, money and much, much more. (more...)
Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must give '150%' in Premier League title defence Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must give '150%' in Premier League title defence
- August 22, 2017

Conte had already voiced concerns about needing reinforcements to his threadbare-looking squad, but even if the Chelsea board managed to oblige the Italian with the likes of Virgil van Dijk, Alex Sandro or Danny Drinkwater - three players being constantly linked with big-money moves to Stamford Bridge - any deals were not going to be completed ahead of the Wembley showdown. (more...)
Granderson 'excited' after trade from Mets to Dodgers Granderson 'excited' after trade from Mets to Dodgers
- August 22, 2017

Granderson has a.276 average in his last 71 games since May 21 with 40 runs, 13 doubles, two triples, 16 homers and 38 RBIs in that span. But he is hitting just.215 with 11 home runs and three stolen bases for the Dodgers this season. "It's been a great four years here with the Mets organization", Granderson said, shaking hands and hugging teammates and staff members in the Mets' clubhouse early Saturday morning. (more...)
Leeds boss Christiansen confirms he is looking to bring replacement for Wood
- August 21, 2017

The Sky Bet Championship club's manager Thomas Christiansen confirmed on Saturday that Burnley's offer for the New Zealand worldwide had been accepted. The Championship's top scorer with 27 goals during the 2016/17 campaign, Wood has attracted a lot of interest from Premier League clubs this summer. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios ousts Nadal Nick Kyrgios ousts Nadal
- August 21, 2017

Nadal , who won his 10th French Open title in June, on Monday was assured of moving into the top ranking for the first time since July 2014 when Roger Federer withdrew from Cincinnati with a back injury. It was a bad match for me. Muguruza said she first heard about the incident while sitting in a rain delay during a match against Madison Keys on Thursday. (more...)
Kaino heads home to deal with family matter Kaino heads home to deal with family matter
- August 20, 2017

New Zealand's inability to put away the British and Irish Lions in their drawn home series last month had raised doubts whether the All Blacks' era of dominance was on the wane. McKenzie was again instrumental in Ioane's first try, leaving the winger in an easy one-on-one with Folau. The All Blacks might have surpassed 60 points with a late try to Beauden Barrett but the score was overruled by the television official. (more...)
Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims Zimbabwe's first lady remains quiet amid assault claims
- August 20, 2017

South Africa's News24 reports that investigations into the matter have been halted because Mrs Mugabe has been granted diplomatic immunity. "Simply, she isn't covered by diplomatic immunity". This comes as it has also emerged that the family of the 20-year-old Gabriella Engels had been allegedly approached by the First Family's emissaries for an out-of-court settlement. (more...)
Boston Red Sox beat Yankees in another dramatic thriller Boston Red Sox beat Yankees in another dramatic thriller
- August 20, 2017

Five nights after the Red Sox rallied to beat the Yankees in 10 innings in the Bronx, the Red Sox broke their rivals' heart again, coming to life in the seventh inning this time to take another one from their arch-rivals. Notes & quotes: Playing in his third rehab game with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Greg Bird hit two home runs. Bird could return at some point next week. (more...)
Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Condemn Barcelona Terror Attack Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Condemn Barcelona Terror Attack
- August 20, 2017

On the club's website at the time of confirmation, a press release stated: "The deal will be signed in the coming weeks, when Messi returns to the team for pre-season training". Ronaldo and Messi's reign may not be up yet, but he is closing the gap on the two giants. Messi scored 54 goals in 52 appearances for Barcelona during the 2016-2017 campaign but was unable to help his side avoid a 2-0 defeat to Los Blancos in the second-leg played at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night (16 ... (more...)
Powerball jackpot keeps growing after no one cashes in with winning numbers Powerball jackpot keeps growing after no one cashes in with winning numbers
- August 18, 2017

One ticket was sold that is worth $1 million. The next drawing , worth $510 million is scheduled for Saturday night. The cash payout for the jackout is an estimated $342.2 million. This is the 19th straight time the drawing has come up flat. Saturday's winning ticket will be drawn at 10:59 p.m. Pittsburgh-area residents have been buying Powerball tickets much more frequently because of the high jackpot. (more...)
Dodgers pull Yu Darvish as precaution due to tightness in back Dodgers pull Yu Darvish as precaution due to tightness in back
- August 18, 2017

However, at this point today's Dodgers are equal in the overall standings with the Boys of Summer, as they reached 50 games over.500 for just the first time since 1953. At Marlins Park in Miami, Ichiro Suzuki connected for his 20th pinch-hit this season and drove in a run to contribute to the Miami Marlins' 8-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. (more...)
Zidane Annoyed With Ronaldo's Red Card Zidane Annoyed With Ronaldo's Red Card
- August 17, 2017

Still regaining peak fitness after an extended summer vacation, Ronaldo began the Super Cup match on the bench, and came on in the 58th minute. A week later, Asensio was one of the more experienced players in a rotated Madrid side that travelled to third tier La Cultural y Deportivo Leonesa for a Copa del Rey last-32 first leg. (more...)
Giancarlo Stanton Showered in Beer!! After Breaking Marlins HR Record Giancarlo Stanton Showered in Beer!! After Breaking Marlins HR Record
- August 16, 2017

Stanton has another game against the Giants tomorrow to keep the streak going. "He takes aggressive hacks and has the ability to change the score with one swing". He hasn't faced the Marlins since 2015, and he hasn't beaten them since 2014. Straily has had success against some of the Giants best hitters. Chris Stratton (1-2) led San Francisco to the win in the opener, striking out a career-high 10 in 6 2/3 shutout innings. (more...)
Sharapova granted US Open wildcard Sharapova granted US Open wildcard
- August 16, 2017

Sharapova was denied an entry into the French Open earlier this year after the tournament cited that wild cards given to athletes recovering from injuries and not doping bans. Also receiving wild cards were: Taylor Townsend, reigning US Open girls' champion Kayla Day, 2017 NCAA singles champion Brienne Minor, US Open wild-card challenge victor Sofia Kenin, USTA Girls' 18s national champion Ashley Kratzer and Amandine Hesse of France. (more...)
PGA Championship Odds: Matsuyama favored over Kisner 8/13/17 PGA Championship Odds: Matsuyama favored over Kisner 8/13/17
- August 14, 2017

Day won the 2015 US PGA Championship and finished a shot behind 2016 victor Jimmy Walker. "I was battling. I was scrambling well to be under par for that back nine". But it was a tough year from the start. He didn't putt all that well (70th in strokes gained putting), and the course played differently than it had in the past. (more...)
Svitolina thrashes Wozniacki to capture Rogers Cup title Svitolina thrashes Wozniacki to capture Rogers Cup title
- August 14, 2017

Svitolina then reached the final by cruising past defending Rogers Cup champ Simona Halep , the world's second-ranked player, 6-1, 6-1. The delays, which all came during the first set, appeared to boost the sixth-seeded Dane, who was trailing 3-0 when the match was interrupted. (more...)