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Paul Pogba signs for Man United: Midfielder annoyed by wait for deal Paul Pogba signs for Man United: Midfielder annoyed by wait for deal
- August 10, 2016

The British media had put it at £89m (€105m), not including agent's fees. The 23-year-old said conversations with worldwide colleague Raphael Varane and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata - who was on loan at Juventus last season - left him in no doubt Mourinho is the right man to help his career flourish. (more...)
Joey Bosa's Mom Regrets Not 'Pulling An Eli Manning' Joey Bosa's Mom Regrets Not 'Pulling An Eli Manning'
- August 10, 2016

The ball, as previously explained, remains in the team's court. The irony of it all is that the Cowboys might be playing a part in Bosa's holdout due to their deal with Elliott. Also, a percentage of Elliott's signing bonus is deferred to March 2017. The team would prefer to spread it out over time. Where do things stand between Bosa and the Chargers? Dallas has plenty to offer the San Diego Chargers to rid them of this training camp catastrophe. (more...)
Thunder will pursue Blake Griffin next summer Thunder will pursue Blake Griffin next summer
- August 09, 2016

That could finally be the case next summer, though. According to Deadline , NBA forward Blake Griffin preps to play a new position. KD departed from the the OKC and opted to join the powerhouse team of the Golden State Warriors. The Bulls are willing to put Taj Gibson and Nikola Mirotic on trading block just to have Griffin in the team for next season. Parting ways with him after a season for Griffin would make such a deal look even worse. (more...)
Lincecum designated for assignment by Angels Lincecum designated for assignment by Angels
- August 09, 2016

Down 3-0, Seattle started its first inning with four straight singles, including an RBI base hit by Robinson Cano. Players were still on the field after the game when the scoreboard at Safeco Field showed Ichiro Suzuki's 3,000th hit in major league baseball for the Miami Marlins at Colorado, drawing applause from Mariners players and fans. (more...)
Buffalo Bills LB Reggie Ragland has partial ACL tear Buffalo Bills LB Reggie Ragland has partial ACL tear
- August 09, 2016

The Bills released linebacker Kevin Reddick (knee) with a waived/injured designation and also released cornerback Javier Arenas and receiver Gary Chambers. He was primarily a run-stuffing two-down player who started 39 of the 51 games he played for Bill Belichick. The team is scheduled to get a second opinion of Ragland's MRI on Monday, and that will determine how much time the rookie second-round pick will be expected to miss, the source said. (more...)
The Venus-Serena doubles team came to end quicker than expected
- August 09, 2016

It was the sisters' first loss as a doubles team at the Games, having won 15 previous matches together, taking the title in 2000, 2008 and 2012. "I don't know why". Although it was a shock to many, Serena and Venus did take two years off from competitive play as doubles partners. Earlier on Sunday, Serena crushed Australia's Daria Gavrilova 6-3 6-2 in her first round singles match, a day after Venus was eliminated by Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens. (more...)
Williamson powers NZ to 436-4 in 2nd test vs Zimbabwe Williamson powers NZ to 436-4 in 2nd test vs Zimbabwe
- August 08, 2016

Kane Williamson became the youngest player to score a century against all test-playing nations. However, the tourists expect Zimbabwe to be an improved side from the one that was playing their first Test in nearly two years, and are also anticipating a pitch with even less life in it. (more...)
Froome forgets to register for Olympic road race before reminder from journalist Froome forgets to register for Olympic road race before reminder from journalist
- August 08, 2016

There has been no course this tough for an Olympic road race in recent memory, as the limitations of the host cities tend to mean truly demanding climbs are impossible to include. They were at the front of the peleton to begin the race. A Rio 2016 spokesman confirmed: "The security services found a suspicious package close to the cycle road race finish line in Copacabana and as a precaution made a decision to perform a controlled explosion". (more...)
Jose Mourinho Teases That Paul Pogba Transfer is Close
- August 08, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has hit back at Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp for criticising the £100m valuation of his transfer target Paul Pogba . United's pre-season has consisted of a friendly win at Wigan and then a troubled trip to China featuring a loss to Borussia Dortmund and the cancellation of a fixture against Manchester City, followed by victory over Galatasaray in Gothenburg and a draw with Everton in Wayne Rooney's testimonial at Old ... (more...)
Indians get Andrew Miller from Yankees, miss out on another All-Star
- August 08, 2016

The general manager said it was not an easy decision. They still had Betances and Miller to hold down the fort. It was a long time coming, but New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner finally took the leash off of Brian Cashman. "We're sitting here at.500". Zach Duke has bounced around during a 12-year major league career, and the St. Louis Cardinals became his seventh team Sunday. (more...)
Grand Opening ceremony marks the beginning of Rio Olympics Grand Opening ceremony marks the beginning of Rio Olympics
- August 08, 2016

He said his budget was a 12th the size of that for the ceremonies of the last Summer Games in London. For Phelps, the moment came as a culmination of his ascent back to the global stage following a trying four years since the London Games. (more...)
FA Community Shield Manchester United v Leicester FA Community Shield Manchester United v Leicester
- August 08, 2016

Earlier in July, Borussia Dortmund under Thomas Tuchel had thrashed United 4-1 in China. The Foxes' 5000/1 success past year captured the nation's imagination but they once again find themselves behind the division's traditional heavyweights in the pre-season betting. (more...)
Rio 2016: Australia among qualifiers as sevens debuts Rio 2016: Australia among qualifiers as sevens debuts
- August 08, 2016

The Fijians had earlier produced the first upset of the tournament with a 12-7 defeat of the United States. The French, Canada and Britain also finished the day's play unbeaten in blistering conditions with temperatures above 30 degrees Ccelsius at the 15,000-seater Deodoro Stadium, which was at its best half full. (more...)
Mourinho Will Not Be Drawn On Pogba
- August 07, 2016

His last club was Chelsea. He has vowed to keep giving his all, though, as he aims to win over new manager Jose Mourinho. The week of work, which I can change and say the week of no work, in China was really bad for us, so we need to train and we need to play. (more...)
Reds to trade Jay Bruce to Mets
- August 07, 2016

Marc Carig of Newsday says that while Bruce will help, the Mets need more to " slay the RISP goblins ". They know that. They admit that. They also have Brandon Nimmo , Michael Conforto , Juan Lagares (DL), Curtis Granderson , and Alejandro De Aza on the roster in the outfield. (more...)
Frenchman Samir Ait Said suffers horror break in qualifying Frenchman Samir Ait Said suffers horror break in qualifying
- August 07, 2016

Samir Ait Said's sustained one of the most sickening injuries at an Olympic Games on the opening day in Rio. French gymnast Samir Ait Said, 26, suffered the most horrendous broken leg injury the Olympic Games has surely ever seen in Rio on August 6. (more...)
Melania Trump Denies Breaking Immigration Laws
- August 07, 2016

Trump received citizenship in 2006 and prior to that she had a green card based on marriage", said Michael Wildes. Melania Trump , the wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, denied on Thursday that she had ever broken immigration laws, in response to a Politico report that calls into question whether she committed visa fraud and worked without authorization during her early visits to the U.S. (more...)
Sissoko: I couldn't reject Madrid Sissoko: I couldn't reject Madrid
- August 07, 2016

This is a great person in the world of football. Matic is also believed to be interesting Juventus but it looks as though that neither Veratti nor the Chelsea midfielder are close to leaving their clubs now making Sissoko an easier target. (more...)
PGA Championship schedule: Start and tee times for Sunday PGA Championship schedule: Start and tee times for Sunday
- August 07, 2016

Desperate to beat the clock and avoid a second straight Monday finish at Baltusrol, the pairings stayed the same for the final round. Then, the PGA chose to play preferred lies for the final round, which had not happened in a major in more than a half-century. (more...)
Olympic committee adds five sports to summer games in Tokyo
- August 07, 2016

As a response to the present flexibility offered by the 2020 Olympic Agenda, five new games are proposed by the organizing committee. Team USA also was dominant, winning three gold medals and one silver in the four Olympics the sport was played in. (more...)
Bolt makes a come back from injury, Harrison betters hurdles record Bolt makes a come back from injury, Harrison betters hurdles record
- August 07, 2016

Putting aside any concerns about the hamstring injury which forced him to withdraw from his country's selection trials in Kingston, Bolt ran a solid time of 19.89sec in his first competitive 200m of this season. Harrison, 23, was already the fastest woman in the world this year, but will not be at next month's Olympics after finishing only sixth in the U.S. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Cubs Offer Top Prospect For Yankees' Aroldis Chapman
- August 07, 2016

He spent the previous six seasons with the Reds . The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no public statement on those talks was authorized. At the time of the trade, Major League Baseball was investigating the domestic violence allegations that eventually led to a 30-game suspension for Chapman. (more...)
Hope Solo taunted by locals in USA win
- August 07, 2016

Hope Solo's Zika comments prompt crowd to heckle soccer goalkeeper at Rio Olympics. She tweeted an image of herself wearing mosquito netting and a hat. "It's the Brazilians, they love soccer, they love football, it's part of the culture so I expect it, but they're having fun", said Hope Solo. In addition to those fairly innocuous social media stunts, she also said in February that she wouldn't go to Brazil due to fears of the Zika virus, though, she obviously changed her mind since then. (more...)
Neymar And Brazil Drew A Blank In Olympic Football Opener In Brasilia Neymar And Brazil Drew A Blank In Olympic Football Opener In Brasilia
- August 07, 2016

However, instead of launching the Games in style as expected, Brazil stumbled against a South Africa side reduced to 10 men for the final half hour. Neymar skipped the Copa America to try to help Brazil win Olympic gold, but he was far from his best as Brazil struggled against South Africa . (more...)
16 civilians killed in strikes on rebel-held Aleppo section- Monitor
- August 06, 2016

S yrian rebels have launched an offensive aimed at breaking a government siege of eastern Aleppo , where the United Nations estimates some 300,000 people are trapped with dwindling food and medical supplies. There has not been any independent confirmation of Tuesday's incident, but Assad's forces have also been accused of deploying chemical weapons elsewhere in Syria. (more...)