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King Eric puts Zlatan in his place
- July 14, 2016

But Cantona has a warning for the new United striker. . However, it's unclear whether Ibrahimovic will take part in any of these matches before Rooney's testimonial. "You chose to go red, it is the best choice you ever made ", the Frenchman said in a video for Eurosport . The No.7 shirt has been worn by the likes of George Best, Bryan Robson, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo but Cantona has now offered it to Ibrahimovic, despite it being assigned to Memphis last season. (more...)
Nick Saban: No suspensions for Robinson, Jones Nick Saban: No suspensions for Robinson, Jones
- July 14, 2016

When Nick Saban stepped to the podium in Hoover , Alabama on Wednesday morning, the assembled media could have asked just about anything, ranging from Saban's golf game to how he celebrated an unprecedented fifth National Championship. Finebaum said if there was video of it, it would go viral and rack up 14 million views. "Do you think they were persecuting the football players?" -Arkansas has mostly been known as a blue-collar outfit under Bielema, which he acknowledged in a colorful way. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers is a butt of many jokes on Twitter Brendan Rodgers is a butt of many jokes on Twitter
- July 14, 2016

A result in the second leg will be needed to stave-off any pressure, with the 1-0 defeat receiving a large media response. It's a two-legged affair. However, to take it as face value without researching the fakes has surely got someone the sack. (more...)
Arizona GOP chairman scolds delegate who won't support Trump
- July 13, 2016

In Ohio, Republican state Sen. Shannon Jones resigned from her convention spot, telling The Cincinnati Enquirer she didn't want to participate in a process that would lead to Trump's nomination. Later in the week, the GOP Rules Committee is scheduled to discuss convention rules. But he doesn't sense strong support from among fellow rules committee members to change the rules. (more...)
Giroud agent says client would have 'no fear' over Napoli move Giroud agent says client would have 'no fear' over Napoli move
- July 13, 2016

Previously the agent of Gonzalo Higuain stated that the striker will not renew his contract with Napoli. Olivier Giroud has become the whipping boy of Arsenal fans because of his inability to take advantage of the goal scoring opportunities provided by the industrious Gunners midfield. (more...)
Miesha Tate vs Amanda Nunes Miesha Tate vs Amanda Nunes
- July 12, 2016

For those who are unable to attend the fight live, once again it is a pay-per-view, and will cost an average of $50 in standard definition, $10 more for high-definition. Though José Aldo versus Frankie Edgar is expected to be entertaining, there should be no need for an interim title. He showed vintage form against Browne (18-4-1), who got wobbled by a spinning wheel kick and then battered to the ground repeatedly. (more...)
Lynx F Maya Moore named Western Conference player of week Lynx F Maya Moore named Western Conference player of week
- July 12, 2016

Paul, where Philando Castile , a black man, was shot and killed inside a auto in front of his girlfriend and her young daughter by a white police officer. After the news conference, players wore warmup T-shirts that said " Change starts with us , justice and accountability" on the front, and had the names of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, the Dallas Police Department logo and Black Lives Matter on the back. (more...)
Bulls Aggressively Pursuing Dwyane Wade
- July 12, 2016

Though the Dallas Mavericks reportedly emerged last night as frontrunners, the Miami Heat took care of business and have agreed to terms on a new contract for center Hassan Whiteside . As the Miami Heat focus on pursuing top free agent Kevin Durant , their current star Dwayne Wade is intensifying talks with a couple of other teams including the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks. (more...)
France, Portugal head for Euro 2016 final showdown
- July 12, 2016

The midfielder - who has now made 20 World Cup and 18 European Championship appearances - overtook his former Germany teammate Miroslav Klose, who had played in 37 games at major tournaments. "We know France have many good players, but Iceland didn't honestly look that good at the back so if we defend well as a team, we will not let these players get into positions to show their class". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo a big threat to France Euro 2016 dream - Deschamps Cristiano Ronaldo a big threat to France Euro 2016 dream - Deschamps
- July 12, 2016

The opponents in Euro 2016 though are Portugal . The last time Portugal beat France was back in March 1975. "We're closer to doing it and I believe that we'll win". The Portugal captain knows that Sunday may be his last chance to achieve this. France also beat Portugal in a friendly in Lisbon as recently as last September and won 2-1 with goals from Karim Benzema and Paul Pogba in a friendly at the Stade de France in October 2014. (more...)
Wimbledon wrap: Raonic halts the Fed Express, through to first final
- July 12, 2016

It will be a flawless opportunity for defending champion Serena to take revenge for her Australian Open loss by beating Kerber in her ninth Wimbledon final. The Scot would take the opening set 6-3, and Berdych seemed to be tight, as he loses focus swinging wildly at this overhead, as fires it wide it would not be the Czech's day. (more...)
NFL Defensive Guru Buddy Ryan Dies
- July 12, 2016

Let's remember his 35 seasons of coaching, and let's relish the fact that he leaves behind two sons who are great coaches in their own right, Rex Ryan and Rob Ryan . When asked about the accusation, Ryan simply stated "Why put a bounty on a kicker that's in a six-week slump?" Without Buddy Ryan, there is no Wade Phillips . (more...)
Spurs sign hotshot Dutch striker Vincent Janssen Spurs sign hotshot Dutch striker Vincent Janssen
- July 12, 2016

Vincent Janssen has admitted he is "incredibly happy" to be joining Tottenham and moving to a "great football nation" after the striker signed a four-year deal with the north London club on Tuesday. It is said he will undergo a Spurs medical and put the finishing touches to his move from AZ Alkmaar to Spurs before being unveiled on Monday. "I am glad that it is nearly complete". (more...)
Stewart Finds His Way Back to Victory Lane
- July 12, 2016

It didn't take Stewart long to learn about how Bugarewicz would approach his job. He would have to pit sometime. Anyway, Stewart was stuck in the middle of the pack, running a lackluster 17th at the time. Stewart got past Hamlin and charged to the checkered flag with the entire side of his auto crumpled and his tires slightly smoking from the contact with Hamlin. (more...)
Serena Williams' coach backs Wimbledon champion to continue breaking records Serena Williams' coach backs Wimbledon champion to continue breaking records
- July 12, 2016

Conceding that on the day she was beaten by a better player, Kerber, who will be ranked No.2 next week, added: "I played a good match today, but I lost against a very strong Serena, and now I know how to handle the pressure". "I think she won the match". Williams defeated Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 to win her second consecutive and seventh overall Wimbledon title, according to The Associated Press. (more...)
One-on-one with Auburn's Montravius Adams at SEC Media Days One-on-one with Auburn's Montravius Adams at SEC Media Days
- July 12, 2016

While Malzahn literally wrote the book on the hurry-up, no huddle, it's not as if his offenses are always moving at a fast pace. Last year , that number dropped to 88 at 68.6 per game. But throughout the season i wasn't 100%. "But I don't really get jacked up on that stuff". "Just the fact that I went through the spring like everybody else was a major thing for me". (more...)
Euro 2016: Deschamps urges France to be mindful of Ronaldo's aerial ability
- July 12, 2016

Along the way, they've won one Euro title and a World Cup in 1998. Ronaldo - a serial victor in individual and team prizes in club football - will get another chance to win his first trophy on the worldwide stage when Portugal meets either France or Germany in Sunday's final at the Stade de France . (more...)
Bowie to compete in two events in Rio Olympics Bowie to compete in two events in Rio Olympics
- July 12, 2016

For much of the race, Boise State's Allie Ostrander hung with the best runners in the nation Sunday in the 5,000 meter final at the USATF Olympic Team Trials. "It wasn't something that I intentionally did, but I'm happy that it happened because it got me here", Prandini said. Not anymore. The 22-year-old the oldest member of the team stormed her way through two run-up events to trials and kept it going on Sunday night. (more...)
UFC Sold For $4 Billion UFC Sold For $4 Billion
- July 12, 2016

WME-IMG is a leader in entertainment and sports with more than 800 owned, operated and commercially represented events. Dana White, UFC's outspoken president, will remain in his post. Other UFC fighters took to social media on Monday to speculate hopefully about the impact of the deal. The vaunted Brazilian fighter signed with the UFC in March despite acknowledging she struggles to make the 135-pound limit on the UFC's largest women's weight class. (more...)
Allyson Felix fails in 200-400 double attempt at USA track trials
- July 12, 2016

Ostrander spent most of her time in the middle of pack before moving herself into fourth place with only a mile to go. Allyson Felix's chance at the Olympic double is over. Allyson Felix's plans to double up over 200/400 metres at next month's Rio Olympics, already accommodated by an adjustment in the athletics programme scheduling, came to naught on the final day of the US Olympic Track and Field trials as she missed the chance to defend her 200m title in Brazil by one place and one ... (more...)
FA's Martin Glenn to seek advice before appointing next England manager FA's Martin Glenn to seek advice before appointing next England manager
- July 12, 2016

Arsène Wenger , the Arsenal manager, is among the list of possible candidates to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager as the Football Association undergo a global hunt for his successor. 'I think everybody knows that on behalf of the FA, I would like to say sorry. But Iceland were better on the night. "I was not forced to come here". (more...)
Amanda Nunes: UFC's first openly gay champion Amanda Nunes: UFC's first openly gay champion
- July 12, 2016

Ronda Rousey suffered her career's first defeat at the hands of multiple time boxing champion Holly Holm. Vs. Nunes headlining a free card on FS1 as you could anything else, which made it all the more underwhelming when Nunes went out and obliterated Tate , thus deflating any remaining interest we might have in this whole Rousey-Tate-Holm triangle (which again, we predicted would happen). (more...)
Pep Guardiola takes first training session as Manchester City manager
- July 12, 2016

I asked if I would fit in the Premier League and he said "definitely, definitely yes". Presented alongside six players from across City's various teams, in front of a screen bearing the motto "It Begins", Guardiola was relaxed even to the point of answering a question from a heckling fan about whether Messi would be following him to City. (more...)
Euro 2016: Griezmann wins best player award Euro 2016: Griezmann wins best player award
- July 12, 2016

The pundit was quoted in The Evening Standard as telling SkySports commenting: "We'd love to see Griezmann at Arsenal". Antoine Griezmann is a candidate to win this year's Ballon d'Or, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Other arrests took place outside the Stade de France, where the match was played. Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches was named as the tournament's best young player. (more...)
Spurs to unveil Janssen as new signing on Tuesday
- July 12, 2016

After seeing their initial £15m offer rejected two weeks ago, Sky Sports now say that Spurs agreed a deal worth £18.8m on Friday and reports suggested that Janssen flew-in to England over the weekend to complete his move. However, Spurs have won the race to sign the highly rated young Dutch star. While PSG and West Ham were correspondingly as far as anyone knows enchanted, Janssen has stayed set on a move to White Hart Lane and that course of action should be possible by Monday. (more...)