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Pakistan wins final test by 10 wickets
- August 24, 2016

Of all their issues it is the fate of Alex Hales, James Vince and Gary Ballance which will occupy their thoughts, the first two under severe pressure and Vince likely to get the axe. 6 or lower. "Before the series everybody was talking about what a strong side Pakistan were and what a test they'd be". "But apart from that incident. (more...)
Antonio secures West Ham's first Premier League win at new ground
- August 24, 2016

Antonio rose highest at the back post to head in Gokhan Tore's cross and decide a game of few chances. Clearly delighted to be extending his stay with his boyhood favourites, Burke told the Hammers official website: "Obviously as a West Ham fan as well as a player, it's fantastic to be involved with the Club during this period". (more...)
Jamie Vardy explains why he chose to snub a move to Arsenal
- August 24, 2016

The rumours surrounding Mahrez obviously did not help the Foxes (and about Vardy in the last few months), but now that both of them have signed new deals, it remains to be seen if the champions can bounce back. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger restored France defender Laurent Koscielny to his starting line-up alongside summer signing Rob Holding for the trip to the champions as Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista continue to recover from their injury setbacks. (more...)
Edwin Encarnacion reportedly sued for battery amid STD accusations Edwin Encarnacion reportedly sued for battery amid STD accusations
- August 24, 2016

The woman is suing for battery and misrepresentation of facts. "Edwin is absolutely innocent - that claim makes no sense and we will prove it". Kinzer added that Encarnacion "will not be commenting on the matter". Then, after a night of excessive drinking, dancing and some weed smoking at Encarnacion's home, Lebron and Encarnacion had unprotected sex on the night of February 13-14, the lawsuit alleged. (more...)
Grichuk & Gyorko lead Cardinals to Comeback Win over Phillies Grichuk & Gyorko lead Cardinals to Comeback Win over Phillies
- August 24, 2016

So he knew exactly how long it had been since a Phillies starting pitcher gave the team a complete seven innings. "He's going to be real good at one point". "But it was good to save the bullpen a little tonight". Jeanmar Gomez pitched a scoreless ninth for his 33rd save in 37 opportunities. The Phillies jumped on Weaver with a pair of runs in the first. (more...)
United States men's basketball team capture third straight gold medal in Rio
- August 24, 2016

Although Serbia got off to a 11-14 start during the first seven minutes of play, the "Dream Team" then shifted guard Serbia's point man, Milos Teodosic, forcing him to turn the ball over twice in the first half and never really letting him get into his rhythm. (more...)
Klopp keeping calm in transfer window
- August 24, 2016

Indeed, you wondered whether all the work Liverpool have done in this window - seven signings so far - have corrected issues that needed to be addressed at the end of last season. I got sent off there as well, so I had one good time and one bad time". 'There are different ways to football. "The rest defended with a big heart". (more...)
Bravo's impending City arrival set to signal Hart exit Bravo's impending City arrival set to signal Hart exit
- August 24, 2016

It was previously thought that Bravo's transfer would not be completed until Thursday, although this latest development could now accelerate proceedings and see the Blaugrana player complete his deal imminently. But that is misleading as Hart and his fellow goalkeepers were due to train on a separate pitch further away from cameras and Guardiola has insisted there was nothing untoward in their discussions. (more...)
Paul Pogba: Great moment to touch Man Utd pitch again
- August 24, 2016

The good times appear to be back at Old Trafford , with a brace from Ibrahimovic - a towering header in the 36th minute and penalty in the 52nd - earning the victory, United's second straight to open their season. Paul Pogba has admitted that Jose Mourinho was a key factor in his decision to rejoin Manchester United in the summer transfer window. I'm not been here a month, Paul is back at his home but has not been with the team for long, we need to get to know everybody and the simple ... (more...)
Ranieri wants more from Mahrez
- August 24, 2016

Vardy, who scored 24 goals last term, netted three times in the two games against the Gunners. At the moment, though, that prospect does not seem at all probable. "It makes perhaps more of an echo with [losing] the first game but it's still only one game". Claudio Ranieri maintains Leicester City are underdogs this season, yet the Italian has increased the expectations for his players by saying his ambition is to surpass their title-winning points total. (more...)
Jamie Vardy gave no reason for rejecting Arsenal, Arsene Wenger reveals
- August 24, 2016

Koscienly and Giroud where part of the French team that lost in the final to Portugal While Ozil was knocked out much earlier in the semi final of the competition. Jack Wilshere is still working his way back to full fitness so I think we'll see Mohamed Elneny alongside Francis Coquelin again on Saturday. "Now, break it up and put it behind us because now we have to start the true story". (more...)
Team USA, DeMarcus Cousins Beat Down Argentina, Advance to Semifinals
- August 24, 2016

Of course, players must seem confident. Because, Spain is really good defensively and if United States of America doesn't improve on its defense we would probably see Spain vs. But most of all, it was Durant. He also added seven rebounds and a team-high seven assists, setting up Cousins a couple times with nifty interior passes. (more...)
Murray advances in Cincinnati Murray advances in Cincinnati
- August 24, 2016

Dodig: "It's a great experience for us to win two hard tournaments in a row". It could be a glorious finale to the year for Murray with a Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina in Glasgow on September 16-18 and the possibility of back-to-back titles a viable prospect for the British number one. (more...)
Preseason Blitz: Quarterback position not yet settled for Broncos, 49ers
- August 24, 2016

The Broncos, coming off their Super Bowl-winning season, will have a new face at starting quarterback no matter who gets the job. "I expected it", he said. Sanchez is due $4.5 million this season and is a free agent in 2017. But Sanchez's night ended in similar fashion: A scoring drive to start, and then a turnover - two, actually. (more...)
Olympic notebook: USA hopes to have Bird in final Olympic notebook: USA hopes to have Bird in final
- August 24, 2016

EATON WINS DECATHLON - Ashton Eaton defended his Olympic decathlon title, equaling the games record with a surge on the last lap of the 1,500 meters - the last event in the two-day competition. "I think the attitude and example they set is probably one that the next group is going to benefit from more than anything else". "She's an wonderful person", teammate Angel McCoughtry said of Catchings. (more...)
Team SA arrives home to hero's welcome
- August 24, 2016

In Rio, Semenya ran the fastest time over two laps by any woman anywhere for eight years. "I was doing it for my people, the people who support me". "I hope that in four year's time there will be more people to fill the entire airport", she said referring to the next Olympic games in Tokyo in 2020. (more...)
Aguero, Nolito at the double in Man City win at Stoke Aguero, Nolito at the double in Man City win at Stoke
- August 24, 2016

Vardy continued with his poor finishing form from the MD1 as he sent the ball over the goal in the 70th minute. Sterling, who was once again very impressive throughout, then worked a great opportunity on the edge of the Stoke box, but his curling effort just went the wrong side of the post. (more...)
Rio 2016: Jamaica celebrates Bolt's unprecedented feat
- August 24, 2016

Usain Bolt recorded his ninth Olympic gold with this win. I've proven to the world I'm the greatest so I'm just happy. It's happened. I am just happy, proud of myself. He declared after his 200m success on Thursday night that his legs refused to go faster and he felt exhausted. He remains, though, utterly dominant. (more...)
Struggling Hull City beats League Champs
- August 24, 2016

For the first time the defending champions fell on opening day and after a storied rise from worst in 2014-15 to champions a year ago Leicester City are certain to be hunted this season. Leicester were awarded a penalty in the 47th minute and Algerian Riyad Mahrez fired it straight down the middle of the goal to equalise, reports Efe. (more...)
Colangelo: Other hoops nations need to step up Colangelo: Other hoops nations need to step up
- August 24, 2016

I just went out there and had fun with the game. Earlier in the day, Spain won the bronze medal with an 89-88 win over Australia. Deandre Jordan (USA) of the USA dunks as Nemanja Nedovic (SRB) of Serbia watches. The U.S. had struggled in. The total ties the record for most points by a player in the gold medal game, which he shares with Adrian Dantley. In fact, the Americans had big fun crushing Serbia that only table officials were observed seriously taking note of the final baskets in ... (more...)