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Sunderland to discipline Darron Gibson after midfielder's explicit rant against team-mates Sunderland to discipline Darron Gibson after midfielder's explicit rant against team-mates
- July 31, 2017

The Republic of Ireland worldwide was recorded in conversation with fans following a 5-0 friendly defeat to Celtic and offered some frank and at times foul-mouthed verdicts on the commitment levels of some in the dressing room and the overall state of the club. (more...)
Rodgers: No place for third 'top striker' at Celtic Rodgers: No place for third 'top striker' at Celtic
- July 31, 2017

Hayes' sentiments were echoed by Craig Gordon , who was rested for the friendly against his former club at the weekend but is eager to face down the test in Trondheim. The Norwegian teenager, who spent the final six months of last season on loan at Scottish outfit Kilmarnock, put in an assured performance for the Hoops, as he came up against experienced Denmark global forward Nicklas Bendtner. (more...)
Ramos Happy to See Neymar Leave Barca
- July 31, 2017

After the match, Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde did not give too much away about Neymar's future despite all the speculation and apparent emotion. Spanish media reported yesterday that Neymar did not return with Barcelona after their Miami ICC expedition. Neymar's move to PSG could reportedly be worth £220m, making the Brazil worldwide the most expensive player in the world just one year after Paul Pogba's transfer to Manchester United broke the previous record held by Gareth Bale. (more...)
Yankees reportedly close to acquiring Sonny Gray Yankees reportedly close to acquiring Sonny Gray
- July 31, 2017

The team has already moved Gray's start to Monday night, after the deadline. However, infielder/outfielder Jorge Mateo may be included in the deal. The Yankees, the source said, made it clear from the outset that Frazier and Torres were off-limits, so the Athletics turned their attention to other players in New York's minor league system. (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to make first court appearance in tax case Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to make first court appearance in tax case
- July 31, 2017

Messi, however, was only accused of evading £3.67m of tax, nearly £10m less than Ronaldo. Mundo Deportivo reports the 32-year-old will be represented by lawyers from Baker & McKenzie. Reigning world footballer of the year Cristiano Ronaldo is due to appear in court to face accusations he avoided paying millions of dollars in tax to Spanish authorities. (more...)
Magnussen and Hulkenberg clash on and off track Magnussen and Hulkenberg clash on and off track
- July 31, 2017

During the race, Magnussen, in his Haas vehicle, had forced Hulkenberg to steer his Renault off track and across a run-off area by the barriers. "When it comes to racing, he's just nasty", said Hulkenberg, who "congratulated" Magnussen in front of TV reporters in an angry exchange that turned the air blue when the Dane replied. (more...)
Coutinho ready to risk pay cut to join Barca
- July 31, 2017

Keita is not the only player to have been linked with a move to Anfield of late. They have zero reason to sell him at this point, especially since it appears that much of Klopp's plan for the team this season revolves around Coutinho. The Mirror reckons that Everton are hopeful of finally prising Sigurdsson from Swansea with an offer equating to £45m plus young defender Callum Connolly. (more...)
After training spat, Barca pals asking Neymar to stay
- July 31, 2017

Veteran defender Javier Mascherano quickly pulled Semedo away, but a clearly frustrated Neymar then had to be held back by Sergio Busquets as he continued aggressively gesturing at Semedo, who had retreated out of shot. Neymar is said to be interested in the move to PSG , having grown unsettled in Catalonia and eager to escape the shadow of illustrious team-mate Lionel Messi at Camp Nou. (more...)
Isner streaks into Atlanta ATP final Isner streaks into Atlanta ATP final
- July 31, 2017

It was just the 25-year-old Harrison's second career final, as opposed to Isner's 24th. "There wasn't much that separated us at all", Isner, who is now 27-4 at the tournament, said. Isner responded with an ace, and went on to seal the victory on his second match point with a forehand victor up the line. "It was a battle and took every ounce of my energy out there", Isner said. (more...)
Arsenal lift Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla
- July 31, 2017

Arsenal might have equalised in less than 10 minutes had Lacazette made more of his shot following some nice one-touch football between Ozil and Ramsey. Record signing Alexandre Lacazette scored his first goal for the Gunners in the defeat as the Gunners claimed the trophy based on number of goals scored. (more...)
Major League Baseball trade deadline: Yankees acquire pitcher Jaime Garcia Major League Baseball trade deadline: Yankees acquire pitcher Jaime Garcia
- July 31, 2017

The Twins added Enns to the 40-man roster on Sunday and will assign him to Triple-A Rochester. Enns, 26, is a little higher on the minor league ladder. But in case things don't work out with Oakland and trade talks fall apart, the Yankees at least have another starter they can plug into the rotation. (more...)
Vegas, Hoffman in Canadian Open playoff
- July 31, 2017

With the regular season concluding at the Wyndham Championship in two weeks, Ruffels needs to finish inside the top-200 on the FedEx Cup to take a spot in the secondary Web.com Tour finals, where he can play his way back to the main stage. Ian Poulter continued his fine run of form, but just missed out on the play-off when finishing third on his own on 20-under. Bernhard Langer moved four shots clear after three rounds of the Senior British Open at Royal Porthcawl in Wales on Saturday as the ... (more...)
Cubs close to getting Wilson, Avila from Tigers
- July 31, 2017

The Tigers seem increasingly close in agreeing to a trade for him, and it has reportedly been narrowed down to four clubs: the Chicago Cubs , Los Angeles Dodgers , Houston Astros and Washington Nationals . Outside of that season and the rest of the 2017 campaign, Avila has played his entire career in Detroit. The Tigers will also receive a player to be named later (or cash) to complete the trade, but those players tend to be more of the throw-in type. (more...)
Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea
- July 31, 2017

Former Roma coach Spalletti joined Inter last month and the charismatic Italian has already instilled a steely resolve in his players, who followed up last week's win over Lyon in China with a brace of impressive victories in Singapore's National Stadium. (more...)
Tottenham's Pochettino demands respect from rival managers Tottenham's Pochettino demands respect from rival managers
- July 31, 2017

And while the clubs ran neck-and-neck for much of the season, Conte says there is a gulf in the expectations at the two clubs. I know that in the future it will be very hard to continue to have this because to stay on the touchline and have this passion, you must have a lot of strength. (more...)
Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes
- July 31, 2017

KATIE TAYLOR impressed on her American debut with a third-round stoppage of Jasmine Clarkson in NY. "I'm ready and willing to step into the ring with anyone, so I hope a world title is on the way next", Taylor told Fight Hub TV . "I clearly won it", said Murphy. She's a tough girl but I did get caught with a few silly shots as well. I didn't really catch her with any significant big shots. (more...)
PSG midfielder Javier Pastore: Neymar will be great here PSG midfielder Javier Pastore: Neymar will be great here
- July 31, 2017

He starred in a 3-2 Clasico victory over Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup on Saturday, but so did Messi and Barca are still looking to their mercurial Argentine for inspiration. The FC crew react after Gerard Pique explained his tweet about Neymar's future to SportsCenter's Hannah Storm. Fans of both teams in the packed Nou Camp held their breath when Neymar swept a cross from the left into the path of the onrushing Sergi Roberto, who clipped home to spark wild ... (more...)
Lee Mi-hyang Wins LPGA Scottish Open Lee Mi-hyang Wins LPGA Scottish Open
- July 31, 2017

The South Korean sank seven birdies in her final day, finishing six under par with a round of 66. "It was a really surprise for me, and then just my front nine is awesome, and then I think I got a good start from my first hole", Lee said. (more...)
Fort Worth Zoo names giraffe after Adrian Beltre Fort Worth Zoo names giraffe after Adrian Beltre
- July 31, 2017

He then spent five season with the Seattle Mariners and one season with the Boston Red Sox before signing with the Rangers in 2011. While some who were at the ballpark Saturday night were disappointed they didn't get to see Beltre's 3,000th hit, fans who had tickets for Sunday's game were ecstatic. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez transfer saga takes new twist Alexis Sanchez transfer saga takes new twist
- July 31, 2017

Deals for Alexis and Ozil are due to expire at the end of the coming campaign, with the Chile global having been linked with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain as a result. Apparently, Sanchez personally favours a move to Premier League rivals Manchester City, which would not go down well with fans at all given the history between the two clubs in the transfer window. (more...)