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Florida police union rescinds ticket discounts amid NFL National Anthem protests Florida police union rescinds ticket discounts amid NFL National Anthem protests
- August 12, 2018

This did not happen at last night's preseason game against Tampa Bay. "As a result, the BCPBA will no longer participate in this ticket program, and we are asking all of our members, as well as members of the Dade County PBA and Palm Beach County PBA, not to participate either", the post said. (more...)
Marco Silva will not consider deadline day signings for Wolves trip Marco Silva will not consider deadline day signings for Wolves trip
- August 11, 2018

Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes joined Bernard as Everton sealed a hat-trick of deadline day signings. During negotiations for Mina, Everton were offered Gomes on a season-long loan, the Portugal midfielder having struggled at Barcelona since his €35m (£31.5m) arrival from Valencia two years ago. (more...)
Former Harrisburg standout Robert Martin has strong debut with New York Giants Former Harrisburg standout Robert Martin has strong debut with New York Giants
- August 11, 2018

It was impressive to see Mayfield patiently roll through his progressions - eyes scanning the field - before finding the massive-bodied tight end near the back of the end zone. He continued marching the offense, twice keeping the drive alive with his legs - on third-and-6 and fourth-and-2 - to set up Cleveland with first-and-goal. (more...)
Tom Brady close to signing contract adjustment with New England Patriots Tom Brady close to signing contract adjustment with New England Patriots
- August 11, 2018

While the Redskins have been rotating their running backs in training camp, coaches have been pleased with Guice's development, and teammates anticipated him being the opening-game starter. ACL tears typically take at least six months to recover from and the track record of being the same player has been mixed. Still, Guice's injury continues the streak of bad luck for the organization. (more...)
Ben Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight' Ben Stokes 'was main aggressor in nightclub fight'
- August 11, 2018

He was alleged to have offered £300 (NZ$570) to gain entry, but was denied. They are jointly charged in connection with an incident in the Clifton Triangle area of Bristol on September 25 previous year - several hours after England had played a one-day worldwide against the West Indies in the city. (more...)
Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me' Unai Emery: 'Pep Guardiola is a better manager than me'
- August 11, 2018

Unai Emery is relishing the challenge of beginning his Arsenal tenure against reigning Premier League champions Manchester City . "Then I tell the players it is [Petr] Cech, [Aaron] Ramsey, [Mesut] Ozil and [Granit] Xhaka". The return of Benjamin Mendy from a long-term injury will feel like a new signing, as will Aymeric Laporte who struggled to cement himself in the starting XI but with a full pre-season under his belt, he will now look to kick on. (more...)
Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration
- August 11, 2018

But RMC says Pogba has now put talk of a move to bed by vowing to stick around in Manchester until the end of the current campaign. Mourinho has consistently complained in recent weeks over his lack of backing from the United board and also had a host of injuries and players lacking match sharpness after the World Cup to contend with. (more...)
Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation
- August 11, 2018

According to The Charlotte Observer's Jourdan Rodrigue, there was no smiling involved and Benjamin "shrugged [Newton] off mid-sentence" and started to walk away. He responded on social media in his Instagram story . For those who haven't heard, Benjamin didn't hold back in his public criticism of his former teammate. (more...)
Liverpool have defensive worries ahead of West Ham tie Liverpool have defensive worries ahead of West Ham tie
- August 11, 2018

We know that. We have to be more clinical in the right moments, we have to be more aggressive in the right moments. "We need more luck", he said. "We can improve our offensive and defensive play but it is nothing to do with City", he said. (more...)
Manchester United vs Leicester City - predicted starting XI Manchester United vs Leicester City - predicted starting XI
- August 11, 2018

Mourinho's transfer targets were not shared by the United board. As such, he is standing by the complaints that soundtracked United's pre-season fixtures. It's clear that Mourinho and Pogba don't always have the best relationship but the French midfielder is a huge talent and someone who could play a key part in bringing trophies back to Old Trafford. (more...)
Wake Forest coach punched NYC tourist who died from injuries Wake Forest coach punched NYC tourist who died from injuries
- August 11, 2018

Authorities say Jones punched 35-year-old Sabor Szabo in the face early Sunday morning in Queens after the tourist banged on Jones' auto. Police arrested Jones, of Kernerville, North Carolina, on Thursday and charged him with third-degree assault. (more...)
Pogba still happy at Man Utd, insists Mourinho Pogba still happy at Man Utd, insists Mourinho
- August 11, 2018

The result? A Manchester United victory. Leicester City reportedly wanted close to £75m and, despite Mourinho's protests, the Man United chiefs elected to pass. "We have a very good squad, with very good players and it is very hard to add players to that", he said. "When you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie, repeated 1,000 times". (more...)
Jose Mourinho 'not confident' of deadline day signings
- August 11, 2018

Bridge told Press Association Sport, "I think the early closing of the window appears to have made clubs more reticent to sell players to other clubs in the Premier League ". Mourinho, who will be without the likes of Nemanja Matic, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera and Marcos Rojo on Friday, once again bemoaned the lack of preparation time for the start of the season, with many of his players having just returned to training after taking time off following the World Cup. (more...)
Aston Villa close in on deal for goalkeeper Orjan Nyland Aston Villa close in on deal for goalkeeper Orjan Nyland
- August 10, 2018

Spurs' original bid was believed to be around £20million, but Villa want closer to £40million before they consider doing the deal. The Sun also say Thibaut Courtois has told Chelsea he will not sign a new deal and will leave on a free transfer when his contract expires next summer unless they sell him before then. (more...)
Look England seek to surpass India without Stokes at Lord’s Look England seek to surpass India without Stokes at Lord’s
- August 10, 2018

Hosts England lead the five-match series after their 31-run victory in the gripping first Test at Birmingham. The left-hander managed a total of 39 runs in Edgbaston and got out in a similar fashion in both the innings. In that scenario, Umesh Yadav can be left out with Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Hardik Pandya handling the pace duties. Also, they have dropped Dawid Malan and Ollie Pope could find a place in the 11. (more...)
Chelsea ‘remain hopeful of signing Man United forward on deadline day’ Chelsea ‘remain hopeful of signing Man United forward on deadline day’
- August 10, 2018

Bernard , 25, has spent the last five seasons with Shakhtar but with his contract expired he will now move to Everton on a four-year deal. Get even closer to The Open - join The One Club today. He is a very good coach and he has achieved really good things at other clubs. Mina has signed on a permanent five-year deal worth €30million (approx £27.2million), while Portugal global Gomes has arrived at Goodison on a one-season loan. (more...)
Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga: Record transfer fee 'not in my mind' Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga: Record transfer fee 'not in my mind'
- August 10, 2018

The Blues faced a race against time as to sign the young worldwide before the Premier League transfer window closes on Thursday at 18:00 CEST - tasked with convincing the shot-stopper to move to England, despite Kepa having just renewed his contract. (more...)
Man United's centre-back search summed up poor transfer window Man United's centre-back search summed up poor transfer window
- August 10, 2018

The centre-back has been one of Manchester United's top transfer targets but a deal could not be finalised as the two clubs failed to agree on a fee for the 29-year-old. With the transfer window set to shut down on Thursday, time is the most essential factor here, and both clubs are expected to find a way through on deadline day. (more...)
Manchester United plot last ditch move for Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin Manchester United plot last ditch move for Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin
- August 10, 2018

Atletico have resisted offers for Godin in previous summers and it would have to be a substantial bid to convince them to sell at this late stage. Independent.ie understands that the approach for the player was speculative from United, with suggestions that the Old Trafford club could trigger a release clause in Godin's contract irrelevant as the player has made it clear he has no intention of leaving Atletico Madrid this summer. (more...)
Barcelona and Raiola working on €100m deal for Pogba Barcelona and Raiola working on €100m deal for Pogba
- August 08, 2018

The World Cup winning midfielder returned to United in 2016 following a spell in Italy with Juventus . Jose Mourinho is happy to sell Pogba, after the 25-year-old fell out with him over the course of last season . United can still receive offers for players after Thursday, but will not be able to pursue targets to replace Pogba. Manchester United are hell-bent on keeping Pogba and won't even entertain an offer that's not in the ballpark of £200 million. (more...)
Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield
- August 08, 2018

While fitness levels are still being worked on and Klopp's starting XI for the opening game against West Ham on Sunday is unknown, it's clear that the German will have a strong team ready to face the Hammers. "I was not surprised, to be honest, but as a human being I was hoping for it, that it would be like this". It was a really big gesture'. "When Manchester United visit Anfield in December, I'm sure they'll use every trick in the book to try to wind him up!" In his first session he ... (more...)
Michael Jordan responds to Donald Trump's tweet about Lebron James Michael Jordan responds to Donald Trump's tweet about Lebron James
- August 08, 2018

Lemon responded to Trump's tweet this morning with a nod to First Lady Melania Trump's campaign against bullying . "[LeBron James]. He's doing an fantastic job for his community". A separate statement coming from her spokeswoman said: “As you know, Mrs. Trump has travelled the country and world talking to children about their well-being, healthy living, and the importance of responsible on line behavior with her Be Best initiative. (more...)
Pick your Manchester United team to face Leicester City Pick your Manchester United team to face Leicester City
- August 08, 2018

And United's performance in Bavaria will do little to fill Mourinho with confidence as his team slumped to a 1-0 defeat and recorded some embarrassing statistics. Sportsmail reported last week that the 29-year-old had been offered to United after his move to Paris Saint-Germain collapsed. The delay and stand-off in this move has frustrated Mourinho , with good reason; Bale is certain to remain in Spain and Willian , who was with the Chelsea squad in yesterday's losing Community ... (more...)
Kovacic on Real Madrid strike to force through transfer Kovacic on Real Madrid strike to force through transfer
- August 07, 2018

Inter Milan made contact with Modric's agents over a possible move , according to Sky in Italy, but Real president Florentino Perez says anyone wishing to sign the midfielder must pay his £668m buy-out clause. The 24-year-old Croatia worldwide is keen to play more regularly than he does for Real but the club do not want to sell him because he is a good deputy for 32-year-old Luka Modric . (more...)
Urban Meyer reported Zach Smith's 2015 incident Urban Meyer reported Zach Smith's 2015 incident
- August 07, 2018

After initially denying any knowledge of the allegations, Meyer released a statement on his Twitter account on Friday, saying he "was not adequately prepared to discuss these sensitive personnel issues with the media". At the time, Smith was an assistant coach to Urban Meyer at the University of Florida. As for 2015? "I got a text late last night something happened in 2015", Meyer said that day. (more...)