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Manchester United Not Better Than Last Season Says Liverpool Legend Manchester United Not Better Than Last Season Says Liverpool Legend
- August 14, 2017

West Ham picked up their ugly form from last season at Old Trafford yesterday, and were thumped 4-0 by Manchester United . He will get more chances playing in a better team. "We all knew there was going to be a transition (at United)". "In every position, we have two very good players, so I am optimistic for this season and let's forget about Madrid". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico
- August 14, 2017

Ronaldo delivered a remarkable cameo off the bench at Camp Nou, scoring his side's second goal before being booked for taking off his shirt in celebration and then earning a second yellow card after going to ground under pressure from Samuel Umtiti two minutes later. (more...)
Larson takes third straight at Michigan — NASCAR Cup Larson takes third straight at Michigan — NASCAR Cup
- August 14, 2017

His decisions this past week have all paid off big time. Larson only led the final two laps of the event on Sunday evening, grabbing the lead from Truex in overtime. "This win feels awesome to steal one in a way", he said. "Okay, okay we're going to let him race at Knoxville". He did not need a win to get into the playoffs. (more...)
Jarrett Stidham officially named 2017 starting QB Jarrett Stidham officially named 2017 starting QB
- August 14, 2017

As a freshman at Baylor, Stidham completed nearly 69 percent of his passes and threw 12 touchdown passes to only two interceptions. The 6-foot-3 Texas native wasn't brought to Auburn to sit the bench as a transfer quarterback. Malzahn posted that "the team is excited for Jarrett and ready for the season". Sean White is one of the most efficient returning quarterbacks in the country, but he won't be the starter for Auburn entering this season. (more...)
Roger Federer punches ticket to Rogers Cup semi-finals Roger Federer punches ticket to Rogers Cup semi-finals
- August 14, 2017

Next up for Federer in Friday's quarter-finals of this US Open tune-up event will be 12th-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut, who saved a match point in a narrow 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-2) victory on Thursday over unseeded Frenchman Gael Monfils . (more...)
Mourinho: Manchester United flying at final whistle
- August 14, 2017

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku , second left, celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester , England, Sunday, Aug. (more...)
Eagles to Tour with Glenn Frey's Son for Intimate October Run Eagles to Tour with Glenn Frey's Son for Intimate October Run
- August 14, 2017

Frey's son, Deacon , and Vince Gill will be performing with the band. The Eagles have announced four new concert dates. "Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds". " An Evening with the Eagles " OCTOBER 17: GREENSBORO, GREENSBORO COLISEUM OCTOBER 20: ATLANTA, PHILIPS ARENA OCTOBER 24: LOUISVILLE, KFC YUM! American Express cardholders will be able to purchase tickets from 10 a.m. (more...)
Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka
- August 14, 2017

Ashwin also reached the landmark of playing Test matches for India in the first Test of the series. India's captain Virat Kohli holds the trophy for photographs after they won the match and test cricket series against Sri Lanka . (more...)
Diego Costa demands loyalty bonus from Chelsea Diego Costa demands loyalty bonus from Chelsea
- August 14, 2017

The 28-year-old is now in the process of finding a new club, having been informed by Blues manager Antonio Conte that he is not part of his plans this season. As seen somewhat in the above quote, despite the desperate situation that he finds himself in - the club are refusing to both sell him and play him - Costa speaks highly of those at Chelsea , including his replacement. (more...)
Mourinho shocked that Chelsea let 'perfect' Matic leave Mourinho shocked that Chelsea let 'perfect' Matic leave
- August 14, 2017

Nobody else was going to take the glory but him, and he was brilliant. We had many players on the pitch with a very good game. Matic was aggressive when he had to be, and put in the tackles, but his distribution was also top class. After losing 4-0 to Manchester United, West Ham need to complete a deal for Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho . They simply could not handle him. (more...)
Red Sox rookies key to win over Yanks Red Sox rookies key to win over Yanks
- August 14, 2017

And if you're a Red Sox fan, there is no better sound in the world, especially on a Monday morning, than that stunned silence. "No pressure at all", veteran teammate Hanley Ramirez said. The run and the loss, however, were charged to Chapman, whom Joe Girardi kept in for the 10th even after his fourth blown save in 19 chances. The left-hander was lifted in the 10th and walked off the mound to boos. (more...)
Never in doubt! Caster Semenya is world champ a 3rd time Never in doubt! Caster Semenya is world champ a 3rd time
- August 14, 2017

Allyson Felix and Phyllis Francis won their second gold medals at the world championships by helping the United States win the 4×400-meter relay. Earlier Lebogang Shange had walked the race of his life to end fourth in the men's 20-kilometre walk on the final day of the championships. (more...)
Pakistan PM seeks worldwide community's role in resolving Kashmir dispute Pakistan PM seeks worldwide community's role in resolving Kashmir dispute
- August 14, 2017

Yang arrived in Pakistan yesterday for the event. Stressing the importance of CPEC, Abbasi said it is a game changer for the region and beyond. Abbasi in his message on the Independence Day said Kashmir dispute should be resolved "in conformity with United Nations resolutions on the subject with a view to ensuring durable peace in the region". (more...)
1 potential after he beat Roger Federer in Montreal 1 potential after he beat Roger Federer in Montreal
- August 14, 2017

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer lead the tournament as the number 1 and 2 seeds respectively. With his defeat of Mannarino, Shapovalov moves on to the Rogers Cup semi-finals. Zverev, significantly younger than all those players, now has two. Rafael Nadal would be playing his third round match at the Rogers Cup against former French Open quarter-finalist Igor Andreev who had previously beaten Tomas Berdych in the second round. (more...)
Mike Tomlin jokes about Arthur Moats dominating JV game vs. Giants Mike Tomlin jokes about Arthur Moats dominating JV game vs. Giants
- August 14, 2017

Both have split the work with the first team in recent weeks in training camp and they both looked good in the preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday night. "Any time you are keeping score you want to win", Moats said. The defense was swarming all night, with seven sacks including three by Arthur Moats and two by T.J. (more...)
Sanchez could pitch out of bullpen — Blue Jays notebook Sanchez could pitch out of bullpen — Blue Jays notebook
- August 14, 2017

The Jays offense came exclusively from Donaldson. Andrew McCutchen led the way coming into this series with 117 hits, 73 runs, 23 homers and 70 RBI, while Josh Harrison had 112 hits, 51 runs, 12 homers and 37 RBI. He was nothing short of fantastic. The Jays offense didn't have to do much for Rowley, as it was really Pittsburgh's defense that gave him some run support. (more...)
Raiders Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at preseason NFL game Raiders Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at preseason NFL game
- August 14, 2017

But what Del Rio said was misleading at best, and outright false at worst. It's not a form of anything other than me being myself.' I said, 'So you understand how I feel. Last night, Marshawn Lynch of the Oakland Raiders showed his support for Kaepernick and the fight against racism by taking a seat during the "Star-Spangled Banner". (more...)
Rockies All-Star 3B Nolan Arenado exits game after being hit by pitch Rockies All-Star 3B Nolan Arenado exits game after being hit by pitch
- August 14, 2017

It's hard to move my pinkie. That sort of told me how he felt. "Any time you get hit up there, and we saw it spring training with Ian (Desmond)". ARLINGTON, Texas - Dallas Keuchel (10-2) struck out seven in 6 2/3 innings for his first win since June 2 against the Rangers, just before his almost two-month stint on the disabled list. (more...)
Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at PGA as weekend storms loom
- August 14, 2017

Justin Thomas made two spectacular birdies in the final six holes on Sunday to win the PGA Championship , the 14th-ranked American taking his first Major title in a back-nine shootout thriller. April, of course , is the Masters , and McIlroy said he could be off until 2018. Matsuyama opened with a bogey, made birdie at the par-5 seventh, but stumbled with back-to-back bogeys at 12 and the par-3 13. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem
- August 14, 2017

Pro Football Talk found one video that showed Lynch standing for the national anthem during his time with the Seahawks . Kaepernick, who has not signed with any teams since his contract ended last season with the 49ers, has said he would stand during the National Anthem in 2017, but as of now, is not on any team's roster. (more...)