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Alexis Sanchez in hint over his future Alexis Sanchez in hint over his future
- August 05, 2017

Alexis Sanchez has been linked with a move away from Arsenal during the close season, with Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain reported to be among his suitors. "Every negotiation has to be a little bit secret". Wenger said there was "nothing to announce" on any new deals but did reveal he expects forward Lucas Perez to leave. (more...)
Spieth eyes grand slam tune-up at WGC Spieth eyes grand slam tune-up at WGC
- August 05, 2017

The first time was when he couldn't get to sleep. Kuchar and Spieth comprised the final pairing at British Open 2017. He is feeling as good as ever about his game, particularly the way he finished off Royal Birkdale with the incredible escape on the 13th hole and the birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie stretch that followed. (more...)
Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero score as Man City ease past West Ham Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero score as Man City ease past West Ham
- August 05, 2017

Reflecting on the team's overall pre-season schedule, he added: "We had good games against four incredible teams". Goals from Gabriel Jesus , Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling saw Pep Guardiola's side to a comfortable win in Iceland , where the Hammers were caught cold. (more...)
Doc Rivers steps down as Clippers president, will be head coach only Doc Rivers steps down as Clippers president, will be head coach only
- August 05, 2017

Basketball Insiders reporter Steve Kyler was not surprised by the Clippers' decision to remove Rivers from the front office, noting Frank had been leading the team "almost exclusively" through the summer. "With these two guys at the helm, we will have great success". Rivers added using nearly identical language (via USA Today ), "I am committed to the Clippers success and am excited to focus on the coaching side as two thirds of our roster will be new this year". (more...)
Tom Brady Is the Best Beer Chugger on the Patriots Tom Brady Is the Best Beer Chugger on the Patriots
- August 05, 2017

McCourty has been a member of the Patriots since 2010, and is familiar with the fanfare that trails Brady every August 3. "I think you're not blind to it as a player", Brady said . Turns out he'd be okay with just a normal day in the life of an National Football League quarterback. So, you know, what happened last year, I'm just focused on this year and improving and working on things I need to get better at. (more...)
Four strengths of Liverpool's opponents Hoffenheim - and three weaknesses Four strengths of Liverpool's opponents Hoffenheim - and three weaknesses
- August 05, 2017

The first meeting between the Champions League hopefuls takes place on August 16th, with the return leg on the 24th. Should Hoffenheim make it through, they will learn their Champions League group opponents on Thursday 24 August. Liverpool will go to Germany for the opening leg on 15 August before hosting Hoffenheim at Anfield eight days later. Like so many clubs before them, Hoffenheim became a victim of their own success with their two best players being snapped up by ... (more...)
Wawrinka out of US Open to undergo knee surgery Wawrinka out of US Open to undergo knee surgery
- August 05, 2017

The fourth-ranked Wawrinka added last year's title to his 2014 Australian Open and 2015 French Open championships. Novak Djokovic is also missing having called an early end to his season to rest his troublesome elbow while world No 1 Andy Murray has been named as the top seed in Montreal but is still deciding whether to play after the hip problems that hampered him at Wimbledon . (more...)
Willy Garcia Suffers Broken Jaw After Collision With Yoan Moncada Willy Garcia Suffers Broken Jaw After Collision With Yoan Moncada
- August 05, 2017

The Red Sox will try to do just that when they host the struggling Chicago White Sox for a four-game series starting Thursday. "We are swinging the bats well and have to continue to throw the ball well", Boston pitcher Rick Porcello said. (more...)
Sterling Shepard Injury Reportedly Not Expected to Be Serious Sterling Shepard Injury Reportedly Not Expected to Be Serious
- August 05, 2017

Giants coach Ben McAdoo said after practice it looked like Shepard merely rolled his ankle. He had no timetable for getting back to practice. The receiver sat out practice Friday, but wasn't in a boot and appeared to walk fine while heading to speak to the media. (more...)
Conte laughs off reports linking Hazard with Barcelona Conte laughs off reports linking Hazard with Barcelona
- August 05, 2017

Speaking ahead of this weekend's Community Shield tie with Arsenal , the Blues boss once again criticised his club by saying the state of his squad leaves him with the toughest challenge of his career. The Blues have strengthened their squad by signing Tiemoue Bakayoko , Antonio Rudiger and Alvaro Morata. We have a small squad. "But for me and the players the best way now is to be focused on the pitch and not to think of the other situation". (more...)
Anthony Joshua responds to Amir Khan tweets with Shaggy's It Wasn't Me Anthony Joshua responds to Amir Khan tweets with Shaggy's It Wasn't Me
- August 04, 2017

Wish her all the best. Khan went on to share a screen shot of a Snapchat conversation between two people arranging a rendezvous, along with the caption: "Faryal moved on quick". She added: "I'm sorry to all the fans & family hurt by this". The tweets also revealed that Amir sacrificed his ties with his family because of his marriage which was not fully accepted by his family. (more...)
Martin Shkrelis turn up in same courtroom, with same judge Martin Shkrelis turn up in same courtroom, with same judge
- August 04, 2017

Former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli has been convicted on federal charges he deceived investors in a pair of failed hedge funds . He later made headlines when he purchased the single copy of rap group Wu-Tan Clan's album Once Upon a Time in Shaolin for US$2 million. (more...)
Kyrie Irving Trade Reportedly of Interest to Detroit Pistons
- August 04, 2017

On top of that, Irving does not have a no trade clause, so the Cavs aren't limited to looking at those four teams as the only trade partners for him. The Cavs should not create any deadlines this summer/fall because they control Irving's rights for the next two seasons before a player option. (more...)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman thinks two-man strike force could suit Calvert-Lewin Everton boss Ronald Koeman thinks two-man strike force could suit Calvert-Lewin
- August 04, 2017

He said: "We need two more front players because if you count the players and count the numbers, we lost somebody and we brought somebody in". Calvert-Lewin's goal clinched England's 1-0 win against Venezuela in the Under-20 World Cup final in June and now Koeman has hailed the 20-year-old's potential. (more...)
Former New York Rangers Forward Tony Granato Named Team USA Head Coach Former New York Rangers Forward Tony Granato Named Team USA Head Coach
- August 04, 2017

Jim Johannson, who is assistant executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey, has been named general manager. Granato, 53, left a job as an assistant coach for the Detroit Red Wings to take the Wisconsin position in March 2016. (more...)
Eden Hazard to Barcelona: Chelsea star in contact with La Liga giants Eden Hazard to Barcelona: Chelsea star in contact with La Liga giants
- August 04, 2017

The likes of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele have been linked with the Spanish giants, but according to Don Balon , Chelsea winger Hazard has reached out to the Catalans. That could prove to be bad news for Premier League champions Chelsea . "We know Arsenal is a strong team". If PSG are prepared to spend £199M on Neymar , as The Sun claim, then why should we allow them to poach Hazard for nearly half the price? "It's normal to be a bit afraid to repeat the bad season from ... (more...)
Trump reportedly describing White House as 'real dump' sparks outrage
- August 04, 2017

The story, first covered in an article appearing in the August 7 edition of Sports Illustrated , recounted Trump allegedly talking to some of his affluent golf friends and telling them he stays away from the White House as much as possible because its a " real dump ". (more...)
Aston Villa sign Tottenham starlet on loan Aston Villa sign Tottenham starlet on loan
- August 04, 2017

Additionally Onomah also penned a new four-year deal with parent club Spurs, prior to completing his loan-deal with the Midlands club. Onomah was part of England's Under-20 World Cup winning squad in June, where he played a box-to-box midfield role, and is expected to play centrally at Villa Park. (more...)
Liverpool 2017/18 season preview: Will Klopp deliver a trophy? Liverpool 2017/18 season preview: Will Klopp deliver a trophy?
- August 04, 2017

But the England striker pulled up with injury shortly after netting with a cool chip , with Klopp later confirming he had suffered a thigh problem. "We weren't concentrating for the goal". Bayern Munich have one of the most complete squad depths in Europe at the moment and even though their preseason has been nothing to write home about, we all know that its still preseason. (more...)
Yes, ESPN: The Ocho is actually going to happen Yes, ESPN: The Ocho is actually going to happen
- August 04, 2017

That's right, the network that's been bringing you "seldom-seen sports from around the globe since 1999" is about to be a real thing. Fans of the 2004 movie Dodgeball will be pleased to know ESPN turning ESPNU into ESPN8: " The Ocho " for one day in August. (more...)