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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...)
Chelsea dealt blow as Inter Milan manager refuses Antonio Candreva sale Chelsea dealt blow as Inter Milan manager refuses Antonio Candreva sale
- July 30, 2017

Batshuayi thought he had levelled in the closing minutes - only for his goal to be chalked off for a questionable offside flag. Chelsea ready for new season? "It's hard for the team and playing against Chelsea and Bayern is not easy", the Italian said. (more...)
Telangana govt to give Rs 1 crore, house plot to Mithali Raj Telangana govt to give Rs 1 crore, house plot to Mithali Raj
- July 29, 2017

The Indian team performed exceedingly well throughout the tournament before ending up as runner-up, going down by nine runs to England in a nail-biting final at Lord's on July 23. Earlier, utter chaos prevailed as Mithali arrived at the Hyderabad Airport from Delhi as there were no proper arrangements to receive the champion cricketer. (more...)
David Price stratched from Red Sox start tonight, headed for disabled list David Price stratched from Red Sox start tonight, headed for disabled list
- July 29, 2017

ESPN reported Price had an MRI on his left elbow Thursday. Price did not make his 2017 debut until May 29 due to elbow inflammation and stiffness that began early in Spring Training. The Red Sox are 56-47 and a half-game up on the Yankees in the AL East. Price is 5-3 with a 3.82 ERA in 11 starts this season. Price was reportedly set off by Eckersley saying "yuck" during a broadcast when starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez's stats from a rehab start were shown on TV. (more...)
Manchester City vs. Real Madrid Manchester City vs. Real Madrid
- July 26, 2017

Speaking to the club's website , Mendy admitted: "I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City ". Manager Pep Guardiola is focused on the future with City, explaining on Thursday that the players he is targeting this summer "are young players, with the next three, four, five years in mind". (more...)
Dallas Cowboys release Lucky Whitehead after shoplifting allegations in Prince William County Dallas Cowboys release Lucky Whitehead after shoplifting allegations in Prince William County
- July 25, 2017

He's since been charged for failure to appear . Before that, Whitehead was evidently arrested and charged with shoplifting on June 22 in Prince William County, VA. The dog was eventually returned to Whitehead. "So just to come in and know I'll have all this time and all these reps to get better, I'm excited". Executive vice president of personnel Stephen Jones dismissed the idea that the Cowboys were finally taking action against a player after an offseason filled with trouble. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony Trade: Thunder have emerged as unlikely destination Carmelo Anthony Trade: Thunder have emerged as unlikely destination
- July 25, 2017

Anthony, a 10-time All Star and three-time Olympic gold-medallist, has been at odds with his dysfunctional franchise for some time now, and is said to be willing to waive his "no trade " clause in order to find a more favourable situation. (more...)
Paulie Malignaggi Talks About Sparring Conor McGregor Paulie Malignaggi Talks About Sparring Conor McGregor
- July 23, 2017

They offered the fight, I accepted the fight, they tried to make the fight. Sporting a clear black eye, Malignaggi said: " There was a lot of trash talking right away ". He's got a game plan. McGregor, 29, is preparing for a once in a lifetime match-up against the best boxer of a generation and wants to gain experience with fighters who have competed at the top level. (more...)
USA to admit 15000 additional temporary workers this year: DHS USA to admit 15000 additional temporary workers this year: DHS
- July 19, 2017

Beyond the temporary relief, Hamelback added that the reinstatement of the returning worker exemption would likely provide a long-term solution to the potential pitfalls facing trainers who employ H-2B workers. In May, lawmakers gave Kelly authority to approve up to an additional 70,000 temporary visas and pleaded with him to use his authority to issue as many of them as he thought appropriate. (more...)
Larson Fails Post-Qualifying Inspection, Truex on Pole Featured Larson Fails Post-Qualifying Inspection, Truex on Pole Featured
- July 16, 2017

Truex will be starting on the pole for the Overton's 301 on Sunday, his first of 2017. During post-qualifying inspection, NASCAR found the vehicle to have an unapproved rear deck fin lid. It was Larson's fourth pole of the season and fifth of his career. Busch's fastest lap of 29.086 seconds, with a speed of 130.950 miles per hour, was enough to best Martin Truex Jr . (more...)
Blac Chyna Arrives In Court, Granted Temporary Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian Blac Chyna Arrives In Court, Granted Temporary Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian
- July 11, 2017

Chyna's attorney Lisa Bloom said after the hearing that the restraining order prevents Kardashian from posting anything about her client online and ordered him to stay away from her. "I'm like, 'How could somebody, like, post these pictures of me?'" Chyna said. Outside of court, Chyna's attorney Lisa Bloom said they were granted everything they sought in their petition. (more...)
Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Alex Ward & Angelique Kerber play on day two Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Alex Ward & Angelique Kerber play on day two
- July 05, 2017

Both players advanced to the second round as their opponents retired, and both will be among the freshest players going forward. "If you walk out on the Centre Court, there is a responsibility". I'm sure he didn't want to finish this way. Angelique Kerber , playing in the spot on centre court normally reserved for the defending women's champion, beat Irina Falconi of the United States 6-4, 6-4. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo ready to claim more silverware with Portugal at Confederations Cup
- June 28, 2017

Sanchez has been linked with a move away from Arsenal and, far from distracting him, Chile teammate Marcelo Diaz said "he will be able to keep developing during this summer and I think that his personal situation will help him grow". "We are one of the best teams in Africa but there is still a difference between us and modern football". He hit the crossbar with a header before converting a first-half penalty after Danilo had been felled by Tommy Smith. (more...)
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud
- June 26, 2017

Last week, a Spanish prosecutor accused Ronaldo of failing to pay accused him of failing to pay €14.7 million toward image rights that he earned from 2011 through 2014, according to ESPN FC . While the club has backed Ronaldo already, the Madrid President, Florentino Perez has also stated that he will be talking to Ronaldo in the coming days to clear up the issue. (more...)
Boston Celtics Draft Pick Jayson Tatum Addresses Media
- June 26, 2017

The feeling is everything I wished for and more I'm trying not to cry right now. "I've been drafted to Phoenix, and I'm going to go there and I'm going to make the best of it". "That's a good thing". "(Tatum) fits with the way we want to play but also with who we want to be". Talking about the possibility the Celtics and Ainge could maneuver to get him (for example, Sacramento has the fifth and 10th picks), Smith said, "I know he likes me". (more...)
GOP won more votes but not consistently in districts
- June 26, 2017

GOP leaders, including then-party chair Ryan Call, argued the new map packed Republican legislators into individual districts, diminishing their clout, especially in the metropolitan Denver area. The national Republican State Leadership Committee, the force behind the party's surge in state legislative elections, attributes its victories to candidates who better represent their communities. (more...)
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
- June 26, 2017

You are an inspiration, a champion, we love you, we missed you and it is awesome to have you back on court", said Barty. The Czech, playing in only her second tournament since she was stabbed by an intruder at her home in December, beat 21-year-old Australian Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-3 in Birmingham . (more...)
Verstappen leads 1st practice in Baku; Perez crashes
- June 26, 2017

Bottas led qualifying and then set an even quicker time on his final lap - only for Hamilton to beat him by almost half a second. "It's not about being greedy, it's about having that right balance; it's basically like a see-saw and I had a flawless balance between aggressiveness and taking too much out". (more...)
BIGBANG's Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics BIGBANG's Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
- June 25, 2017

Such a collaboration could help the neighbors resume dialogue after a period of official silence. Choi's suggestion comes after South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who advocates greater engagement with North Korea , suggested the two could launch a joint bid for the 2030 football World Cup. (more...)
Verstappen fastest again but crashes in Baku
- June 24, 2017

It's often windy too, though that was not the big factor today. As always, grip is expected to improve as more rubber is laid down on the track over the rest of the weekend. He was not alone. It was a mixed day for Mercedes duo Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas . "I think this is a circuit where you need to build up a rhythm, but we did not let Lewis out at the right times and he did not have the chance to do that", said Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff of Hamilton, who has struggled ... (more...)
Blackhawks get Saad back in trade with Blue Jackets
- June 24, 2017

Hjalmarsson, 30, was a key player in the Blackhawks recent run of three Stanley Cups and his played his entire 10-year career in Chicago. Yet the Blackhawks suffered a disappointing first-round playoff exit at the hands of the Nashville Predators this spring, and they'll try to return to their winning ways by welcoming back Saad, who helped Chicago win two Stanley Cups during his first three seasons with the club. (more...)
NBA Draft: Los Angeles Lakers select Lonzo Ball second overall NBA Draft: Los Angeles Lakers select Lonzo Ball second overall
- June 23, 2017

Ball was asked by SportsCenter co-host Michael Smith about the recent rumors that four-time MVP James may leave Cleveland for Los Angeles when he hits free agency in 2018. He has great vision, good feel for the game and outstanding passing. His cool playmaking turned UCLA into the highest-scoring team in Division I, and he scored 14.6 points per game despite an unorthodox shot. (more...)
England coach Southgate hails 'huge' Kane equaliser
- June 20, 2017

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions a seventieth minute lead from close range. England were seconds away from seeing their 34-game unbeaten run in worldwide qualifiers come to an end and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 after Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kick goals. (more...)
Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers
- June 20, 2017

The best approach was to call him out on all of them, and in the process, make him look ridiculous. SUNDAY NIGHT WITH MEGYN KELLY (0.5/3 in 18-49, 0.7 in 25-54, 3.5 million viewers overall from 7-8 p.m. This was the ostensible point of this story all along. Not surprisingly, Jones proved hard to pin down, expressing ambivalence or seeking to deflect responsibility for certain views without renouncing them. (more...)
Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic Canada's Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic
- June 19, 2017

Noted as a strong driver, she was in control off the tee again on Thursday. "It's a great venue and a great city, so it's unbelievable to see all the fans out here this week". "So yeah, felt pretty good". In a logjam one behind her were Lee-Anne Pace of South Africa, Sung Hyun Park and Jenny Shin of South Korea, and Brooke Henderson of Canada. (more...)
Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens Sabres acquire defenseman Nathan Beaulieu from Canadiens
- June 19, 2017

The 24-year-old Strathroy, Ont., native was drafted by the Canadiens in 2011 with the 17th overall pick. Beaulieu's days with the Canadiens appeared to be numbered after the team signed KHL defenseman Jakub Jerabek back in May. Aliferi would conclude that "Even though the 2011 first rounder's stock is at an all-time low, you'd have to think that Vegas would pounce on him if he's left unprotected by the Canadiens". (more...)

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