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Slovenia win EuroBasket 2017 title Slovenia win EuroBasket 2017 title
- September 20, 2017

An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbors Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday. Bogdan Bogdanovic led Serbia with 22 points. Kokoskov, also the assistant coach for the Utah Jazz, gave a nod to his boss - coach Quin Snyder. "He told me 'Be prepared for the press conference and say something deep and smart.' Well, I can't say anything". (more...)
English Premier League match report Manchester United v Everton 17 September 2017 English Premier League match report Manchester United v Everton 17 September 2017
- September 19, 2017

Juan Mata says Manchester United players are keeping their feet "firmly on the ground" despite an impressive start to the season and hailed Wayne Rooney's return to Old Trafford on Sunday. "I think we needed that, after Liverpool", Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey said . "After that we killed the game in the last minutes". Mourinho wrote in his programme notes ahead of Everton's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday that a team which spent £140 million in the summer should be looking to ... (more...)
Sindhu defeats Okuhara, becomes the first Indian to win Korea Open Superseries Sindhu defeats Okuhara, becomes the first Indian to win Korea Open Superseries
- September 18, 2017

Sindhu had won the 2016 China Super Series Premier and India Super Series this year, besides a title at the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold in Lucknow. Getting her angles correct, Sindhu quickly took a 5-3 lead with the use of steep smashes. The Indian fifth seed will meet Chinese sixth seed He Bingjiao, who moved past South Korean third seed Sung Ji Hyun with a 21-19 16-21 21-19 victory in an hour and 17 minutes. (more...)
Alvarez, Golovkin meet in fight for the middle-ages Alvarez, Golovkin meet in fight for the middle-ages
- September 17, 2017

The quintessential Mexican boxer, Canelo is the master at infighting and evading punches in close range, while landing his own shots. Alvarez is 49-1-1 with 34 knockouts to his name, his lone loss coming to Mayweather in 2013, when he was still relatively inexperienced. (more...)
Wood, Mane, Mignolet: The top talking points ahead of Burnley clash Wood, Mane, Mignolet: The top talking points ahead of Burnley clash
- September 16, 2017

Mohamed Salah's Champions League debut goal with the Reds wasn't quite enough, despite an outstanding performance by the Egyptian forward who nearly snatched Liverpool their first win in the group stage. "But I thought the lads reacted well after the weekend , put in a good shift and going forward we looked exciting and could have scored a few more goals". (more...)
Who's better: Kohli or Smith? Michael Clarke has his say Who's better: Kohli or Smith? Michael Clarke has his say
- September 15, 2017

However, former skipper Michael Clarke , however, said that Australia can win the series by a margin of 3-2. And Clarke believes those achievements highlight clearly the field in which each man excels. I reckon the top three of both teams. Asked if this series would actually see the start of the preparations for the 2019 World Cup, Laxman begged to differ. (more...)
White House calls for ESPN anchor to be fired over Trump comment White House calls for ESPN anchor to be fired over Trump comment
- September 14, 2017

The former 49ers quarterback has been notably unable to latch on with an NFL team, which many attribute to his protests of racial injustice last season when he knelt during pregame renditions of the national anthem. "That's where we need to be focused", she said at the time. Clay Travis of "Outkick the Coverage" reported that ESPN anchor Linda Cohn was recently told to stay home from work by ESPN President John Skipper for comments made about the company during a radio interview. (more...)
Pochettino urges Spurs to make fast start Pochettino urges Spurs to make fast start
- September 13, 2017

Pochettino's side failed to make it past the group stage of Europe's elite club competition last season. "Dortmund are a great team". Defeat to eventual semi-finalists Monaco was followed by a 1-0 reverse against Bayer Leverkusen, forcing the north Londoners to settle for a place in Europa League. (more...)
Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson: US Open men's final Rafael Nadal v Kevin Anderson: US Open men's final
- September 11, 2017

The opening ceremony is under way and the players should be on court shortly. So far, he has won 15 Grand Slam titles and has the opportunity to clinch his 16 at the expense of Anderson. Tennis South Africa (TSA) chief executive officer Richard Glover was thrilled when he spoke to City Press yesterday, saying Anderson's heroics would inspire young South Africans from all communities to play tennis. (more...)
Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson out for rest of 2017
- September 10, 2017

Nelson, 28, had been up and down over his first three full seasons in Milwaukee, but had taken a huge step forward this season to arguably become manager Craig Counsell's ace in the rotation. If the Brewers are to overcome that deficit and make their first postseason appearance since 2011, they'll have to do it behind a rotation led by 16-game victor winner Zach Davies , veteran Matt Garza and breakout pitcher Chase Anderson . (more...)
Pristine Pliskova routs Brady to book quarterfinal place Pristine Pliskova routs Brady to book quarterfinal place
- September 06, 2017

Some of these admirable lingerers have even beaten Europeans. Pliskova, who must reach the final at Flushing Meadows to stay number one, will next meet American 20th seed CoCo Vandeweghe after she defeated 37th-ranked Czech Lucie Safarova 6-4 7-6 (7-2). (more...)
Rafal Majka eases to win on stage 14 of Vuelta a Espana Rafal Majka eases to win on stage 14 of Vuelta a Espana
- September 04, 2017

Nibali finished six seconds down while Alberto Contador , who attacked with Lopez, paid the price, losing 40sec. Fabio Aru, victor of the Vuelta in 2015, also lost a further 32 seconds on Froome to fall over three minutes back on the Briton in sixth. (more...)
How Spurs will line up with Aurier and Llorente How Spurs will line up with Aurier and Llorente
- September 02, 2017

Finally, the Guardian report that Chelsea will look to sign Ross Barkley from Everton . However, Chelsea are expected to match the offer and then it will be down to the two clubs to convince the Spaniard of where he wants to play. (more...)
Chelsea agree Zappacosta deal Chelsea agree Zappacosta deal
- September 02, 2017

Meanwhile, BT Sport pundit James Horncastle says the signing of the 25-year-old seems like a panic buy by the London club. Drinkwater played a big role in Leicester's incredible title-winning campaign of 2015/16. "Conte was the first manager to call Zappacosta up to the Italy squad", he said. He becomes Chelsea's fifth signing after the acqusition of Tiemoue Bakayoko, Alvaro Morata, Antonio Rudiger and Willy Caballero. (more...)
Jets trade DL Sheldon Richardson to Seattle for WR Jermaine Kearse Jets trade DL Sheldon Richardson to Seattle for WR Jermaine Kearse
- September 02, 2017

A year later, after failing to hook up with Wilson throughout the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers, Kearse caught the 35-yard game-winning touchdown in overtime. The Seahawks, on the other hand, have been amassing former first round picks . In his sixth season out of Washington, Kearse has 153 receptions, 2,110 yards and 11 touchdowns in 69 career regular season games, all with the Seahawks. (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels
- September 02, 2017

The Angels are now only a game behind the Minnesota Twins for the second wild card spot in the American League. The 30-year-old Upton is having a strong season for the struggling Tigers , batting.279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs. Still, it's an obvious need for the Angels. (If you didn't know, yes, you can make trades after July 31.) According to New York Post's Joel Sherman, the Angels will send RHP Grayson Long and either cash or a player to be named later to Detroit . (more...)
Super Eagles will qualify for Russian Federation 2018 ―Dalung Super Eagles will qualify for Russian Federation 2018 ―Dalung
- September 02, 2017

As usual? When was the last time you beat Nigeria in Nigeria? Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr told reporters on Tuesday that he would have a clear idea of his starting team after a closed training session on Wednesday. Where can I watch Nigeria vs Cameroon? We have also been able to review our experiences in the immediate past and we have improved on it. Broos noted that avoiding defeat in Friday's game in Uyo against Nigeria is crucial for the Indomitable Lions to get their ... (more...)
Dhaka delight as Bangladesh Tigers maul Australia Dhaka delight as Bangladesh Tigers maul Australia
- August 31, 2017

Khawaja bowled the first over after the lunch break - his first deliveries in worldwide cricket - but it was Lyon, who dented Bangladesh after lunch. Cummins hit a couple of sixes in his aggressive innings but ran out of partners after Taijul Islam trapped Josh Hazlewood leg-before. The opener scored 112 runs but didn't get any support from the middle-order as the second highest score came for Steve Smith (37). (more...)
Boston Celtics: Why they should sweeten the deal with the Cavaliers Boston Celtics: Why they should sweeten the deal with the Cavaliers
- August 29, 2017

The Celtics have already been linked to Pelicans star Anthony Davis, and while New Orleans has said they are not shopping him, Boston is hoping they can lure him away - and believe adding Kyrie Irving has helped their chances of doing so. (more...)
Sanchez, Romine suspended after Yankees-Tigers brawl
- August 27, 2017

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended for one game "for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place". Ausmus said he was most "shocked" by the light suspension given to Sanchez, who threw two punches at players pinned on the ground . (more...)
McGregor: Countdown to the fight Saturday night in Las Vegas McGregor: Countdown to the fight Saturday night in Las Vegas
- August 27, 2017

Saturday's one-off bout is projected to be the richest fight in history, with Mayweather poised to earn as much as $200 million and McGregor potentially pocketing around $ 100 million . So with a conservative estimate of five or six million buys, multiplied by $100 adds up to an obscene amount of money. money that the likes of McGregor has never seen before. (more...)
Pots and seedings confirmed for Champions League group stage draw Pots and seedings confirmed for Champions League group stage draw
- August 24, 2017

There are also some strong teams in Pot 3 like Tottenham Hotspur , Liverpool , Napoli and Roma, which sets up some potential group of death scenarios. The process for ensuring this involves a lot of computing power and is pretty complicated. The governing body's coefficient rankings system is based on results over five seasons in both the Champions League and Europa League. (more...)
Kyrgios fells Nadal at Cincinnati Kyrgios fells Nadal at Cincinnati
- August 20, 2017

Nadal was not allowed to make a comeback in the second set, which saw Kyrgios converting break points at the right moments. Kyrgios is the only player to beat Nadal , Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in their respective first meetings but the 10-time French Open champion holds an overall 2-1 advantage in matches between the pair. (more...)
City buoyant on potential Evans switch City buoyant on potential Evans switch
- August 18, 2017

The Baggies turned down the Citizens' shock £18m offer for the former Manchester United academy graduate, insisting the Northern Ireland global is not for sale. Evans won three Premier League titles at City's crosstown rivals United, having been a youth player there before finally leaving for West Brom in 2015. (more...)
McGregor light-hearted on decision to change gloves McGregor light-hearted on decision to change gloves
- August 18, 2017

McGregor has gotten his wish, but will now have to back it up by knocking him out sooner with lighter gloves. According to the NSAC, fights above 147 pounds require 10 ounce gloves . In any case, the NSAC on Wednesday voted unanimously in favor of the fight taking place in 8-ounce gloves - a one-time exception to its rules, ESPN said. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane slams Zinedine Zidane slams "ludicrous" Cristiano Ronaldo red card
- August 15, 2017

Despite being one-man down, the visitors scored a third goal through Marco Asensio to take a 3-1 lead in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup . The second leg will be played at Santiago Bernabeu on August 16. But just 4 minutes later Cristiano Ronaldo who hasn't started the match once again showed why he is probably the best player in the world. Ronaldo rubs it in, returning the punch to Messi and Barcelona . (more...)
Guardiola relieved as Man City survive 'complicated' Brighton test Guardiola relieved as Man City survive 'complicated' Brighton test
- August 14, 2017

An early goal for City could really fray the nerves, but if Brighton score first then it could get very interesting. Pundit predicts Manchester City will make light work of Brighton this weekend. City are among the sides that have spent the most this summer, shelling out over €200m on five new players, but Guardiola made it clear such lavish activity was a one-off. (more...)
Bills acquire WR Jordan Matthews & 3rd-round pick from Eagles for Darby Bills acquire WR Jordan Matthews & 3rd-round pick from Eagles for Darby
- August 12, 2017

Unfortunately, he was in the final year of his contract, and there was a logjam at the position. Instead of the players the Bills received in return, the key to whether this trade will be successful for Buffalo is the draft picks they acquired. (more...)
Ousmane Dembele Offer Rejected by Borussia Dortmund Ousmane Dembele Offer Rejected by Borussia Dortmund
- August 11, 2017

The 20-year-old, who has been capped by France on seven occasions at senior level, is a very exciting prospect and, given his potential, could well be seen by Barcelona as a direct replacement for Neymar . Barca are now searching for a replacement for Brazilian star Neymar , who moved to Paris Saint-Germain this month for a record-breaking €222million. (more...)
Schooling clinches joint-bronze in 100m fly at Worlds Schooling clinches joint-bronze in 100m fly at Worlds
- July 31, 2017

In the span of two hours on Saturday, Dressel won the 50-meter freestyle, the 100-meter butterfly, and was part of a victorious mixed 4x100 free relay team. "It gives me something to work on for the next few years". "The most important thing for him is to go back to the fundamentals, and working with Reese to do what needs to be done". (more...)

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