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Jay Cutler Didn't Come to Dolphins to Stand on Sideline: Gase Jay Cutler Didn't Come to Dolphins to Stand on Sideline: Gase
- August 07, 2017

He also has developed a strong relationship with top receiver Jarvis Landry , who finished with 94 receptions for 1,136 yards, which accounted for 37 percent of the Dolphins' total yards. Gase was offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears when Cutler had a career-best quarterback rating with them in 2015. Cutler played just five games last season after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. (more...)
Two-time Tour de France victor Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana Two-time Tour de France victor Contador to retire after Vuelta a Espana
- August 07, 2017

Contador's career has included two Tour de France wins, two Giro d'Italia wins, and three Vuelta a España wins, making hime one of only six cyclists to have won all three Grand Tours and one of the most decorated riders of all time. However, he endured a disappointing Tour de France in July as he finished in ninth place and almost nine minutes off Chris Froome. He also won the 2010 edition but in 2012 was stripped of that title after being banned for two years after testing positive ... (more...)
Athletics: Ivorian duo join Thompson in 100 metres final Athletics: Ivorian duo join Thompson in 100 metres final
- August 07, 2017

The 26-year-old, who was the silver medallist at last year's Rio Olympics, clocked 10.85sec to nab the Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou in the last stride with Dafne Schippers third (10.96sec). It hasn't even sunk in yet. Ta Lou then emerged as the clear leader but Bowie ate into her advantage and then produced the dip of her life to take the title from under the diminutive Ivorian's nose. (more...)
Neymar: I Didn't Quit Barca To Be Main Man Neymar: I Didn't Quit Barca To Be Main Man
- August 07, 2017

We had players like Kubala, Maradona, Cruyff, Schuster and Ronaldinho. "He wanted to leave", Bartomeu said of Neymar at the World Congress of Penyes. Here at Vital Barcelona we'll keep a watchful eye out for any interesting developments and report back further as deemed necessary. "The 222 million euros that we received for Neymar Jr will be administered with prudence, rigour and serenity", he said . (more...)
United bid €40m for Sergi Roberto United bid €40m for Sergi Roberto
- August 07, 2017

Jose Mourinho is known to want cover both in midfield and at right-back, where Sergi Roberto played predominantly last season, and had originally targeted Monaco's Fabinho for the role. However, it looks like United have now stolen a march on Chelsea as the Mirror are citing a report from Mundo Deportivo that claims the Red Devils have submitted a formal £36m offer to Barcelona . (more...)
Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68 Former Chicago Cubs Manager Don Baylor Dies at 68
- August 07, 2017

A 1967 second-round draft choice, Baylor made his debut with the Baltimore Orioles in 1970. The Texas native played 19 seasons in the big leagues and was one of the game's best power hitters at his peak with the California Angels . In his career, he hit 338 home runs driving in 1276 RBIs with a.260 batting average in 8198 at-bats. In his career, Baylor was hit by pitch 267 times, fourth most all-time. (more...)
Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over €26m loyalty bonus Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over €26m loyalty bonus
- August 07, 2017

The north London club lost Kyle Walker to Manchester City early in the window, and while Pochettino considered him an expendable asset, keeping on to Alli will be a herculean task if Barcelona go all out for their man. However, Bartomeu has claimed Barcelona were always relaxed about the prospect of losing of one their best players, but claimed the club were not impressed with how Neymar handled the situation. (more...)
Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there? Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there?
- August 07, 2017

It seems an age since Arsene Wenger's side enjoyed any sort of meaningful challenge for the trophy and at 10/1 it seems bookies would agree for this season. Head to head: Overall, the Reds have a mixed record when it comes to facing Arsenal in the Premier League era - winning 22 times , drawing 15 and losing 13. (more...)
Kerala High Court lifts BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth Kerala High Court lifts BCCI's life ban on Sreesanth
- August 07, 2017

The Kerala High Court on Friday issued a notice to the BCCI on a plea filed by tainted Indian cricketer S Sreesanth , challenging the life ban imposed on him by the disciplinary committee of the cricket body. While the 34-year-old's chances of making a return to worldwide cricket are grim, the Kerala speedster will have the chances of featuring in domestic Twenty20 leagues, including the IPL. (more...)
Chris Stroud wins Barracuda Championship after three-man playoff Chris Stroud wins Barracuda Championship after three-man playoff
- August 07, 2017

After posting just four points in the third round, Werenski finished fast with 14 on Sunday but was eliminated at the second extra hole after he made a par. "(The putts) started going in and that was the only difference this week". Stroud two-putted for the birdie and the win. "But I've got vacation with the kids next week". (more...)
Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton transfer deal close, confirms Ronald Koeman Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton transfer deal close, confirms Ronald Koeman
- August 07, 2017

Reports have also said Everton have had two offers for the player rejected. Swansea's transfer business is on hold until the Sigurdsson situation has been resolved. "But he's training every day with the squad and if the situation changes he is going to be ready for us". But speaking after his side's 1-0 victory over Slovakian minnows Ruzomberok on Thursday (3 August) Koeman could not provide an update on the protracted Sigurdsson transfer, which has dragged on for much of the summer. (more...)
Manchester City fans are loving Benjamin Mendy's Kylian Mbappe Tweet Manchester City fans are loving Benjamin Mendy's Kylian Mbappe Tweet
- August 07, 2017

He remains at the Stade Louis II for now, but City fans could be forgiven for getting excited at the thought of him moving to the Etihad Stadium after the France global posted a picture of him with Sane. " Mbappe can be a superstar". "I haven't spoken to Mbappe - but he is a great player as well", Silva said . It is flawless to have someone like him when you're a midfield player because he is very fast, very clever, and a good finisher. (more...)
Matsuyama eases to WGC-Bridgestone glory Matsuyama eases to WGC-Bridgestone glory
- August 07, 2017

Matsuyama fired an eagle and seven birdies in a brilliant closing 61 at Firestone Country Club to finish 16-under par, five shots ahead of two-time major victor Zach Johnson , with Charley Hoffman a shot further back in third. Johnson, who shared the overnight lead with Belgian Thomas Pieters , had three birdies and a bogey in his two-under effort - but parred his way through the last seven holes as Matsuyama consolidated his lead. (more...)
Cameron Borthwick-Jackson: Manchester United full-back joins Leeds on loan Cameron Borthwick-Jackson: Manchester United full-back joins Leeds on loan
- August 07, 2017

However, after an unsuccessful move to Wolves last season, the 20-year-old decided his interests would be better served playing regular football in the Championship. The report adds that the England Under-20 global could be included in the Whites squad to take on Port Vale in the League Cup on Wednesday night. The youngster was expected to go out on loan for the season with first team opportunities at Old Trafford appearing limited for the 20-year-old. (more...)
Matsuyama shoots 61, romps to five-stroke victory at Bridgestone Matsuyama shoots 61, romps to five-stroke victory at Bridgestone
- August 07, 2017

Matsuyama kick-started his round with an eagle at Firestone Country Club's par-five second, where he chipped in from just off the green. Johnson failed to emulate Saturday's brilliance on the greens after offsetting an early birdie at the second with a bogey at the third, the two-time major victor settling for a 68 and outright second on 11 under ahead of Charley Hoffman, who birdied four of the first seven holes to get to 10 under par. (more...)
Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan Athletics' Matt Joyce suspended two games for homophobic slur directed at fan
- August 07, 2017

Joyce got into it with a fan after some heckling on Friday night in a game in Anaheim against the Angels. Joyce said on Twitter that the fan "yelled vulgar and obscene words about me and my family". Joyce laid into the fan with a string of expletives, a homophobic slur and challenged the fan to a fight. - Matthew Joyce (@sweetswingin20) August 5, 20175/ not reflective of me as a person, how I treat others, how I live my life and that those hurtful words are not my views. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers' Comments Brendan Rodgers' Comments "Farcical" - Hearts Interim Boss Hits Out
- August 07, 2017

Goals from Scott Sinclair, Callum McGregor and a brace from Leigh Griffiths saw Celtic cruise past Hearts in the first game of their Scottish title defence. "I can understand his comments about the manager leaving because we don't want to see managers lose their jobs", the former Rangers player said. He said: "The flag going up meant the competition was up and running from today so we wanted to make a good performance and make a statement in our first game and I thought the players were ... (more...)
Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets, 8-0 Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets, 8-0
- August 07, 2017

It was the second time in the series the Mets were shut out and they were outscored 21-4 during the three-games in NY. Given the opposite directions the Mets and Dodgers have gone this season, it comes as no surprise that L.A. "It's tough to hold them down". "He's got a three-pitch mix, and he can really do some things with the baseball left-handed", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. (more...)
Arsenal bags Community Shield
- August 07, 2017

It was the resulting freekick that saw Kolasinac score to bring Arsenal on level terms with Chelsea in the 82nd minute, and it led to a penalty shootout which the Gunners won 4-1. "Let's go into the Premiership with the same discipline, the same spirit and see where we can go". He might not be a household name, but he was included in the Bundesliga team of last season, and Arsenal fans will be looking forward to more of his attacking talents in the season to come. (more...)
Miedema brace helps Netherlands to EURO 2017 glory Miedema brace helps Netherlands to EURO 2017 glory
- August 07, 2017

Vivianne Miedema was the hero, starring with a brace in a pulsating contest, in which Denmark drew first blood thanks to Nadia Nadim's sixth-minute penalty. She said, "I had a hard beginning to this tournament and then things started to come together". Harder's equalizer was well-deserved, but Denmark ran out of steam and could not cope with the home side's seemingly limitless pace and power as they notched two second-half goals to secure the trophy. (more...)