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Juventus pull out of race to sign Matic from Chelsea
- July 26, 2017

United manager José Mourinho identified Dier as his number one defensive midfield target at the start of the close-season and he has seen three bids for him turned down by Tottenham . We'll have to wait and see whether the Red Devils are prepared to do so but United obviously have the financial muscle to pay whatever Chelsea are demanding and I think Matic would be an excellent addition. (more...)
Former coach Gary Kubiak rejoins Broncos as scouting adviser Former coach Gary Kubiak rejoins Broncos as scouting adviser
- July 26, 2017

James Palmer‏ of the NFL Network provided the status update Tuesday, roughly seven months after Kubiak stepped down from his coaching position because of health concerns . Kubiak dressed for 119 games in nine seasons as a Broncos quarterback - including five starts - and he served as the Broncos' offensive coordinator from 1995-2005. (more...)
Sporting KC's Dom Dwyer traded to Orlando City SC for allocation money Sporting KC's Dom Dwyer traded to Orlando City SC for allocation money
- July 26, 2017

I don't know that we do. But the negotiations have since narrowed to Orlando City SC, where Dwyer played on loan in 2013. A league source said most of the incentives are easily attainable. Coming off a big game with the USA men's national team in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, the former University of South Florida soccer player is joining Orlando City for the second time in his career. (more...)
Naby Keita to Liverpool: Reds make £74m bid for RB Leipzig star Naby Keita to Liverpool: Reds make £74m bid for RB Leipzig star
- July 26, 2017

The German publication doesn't indicate whether Leipzig have responded to the latest offer yet but it could prove too good to resist considering Keita's £48m buy-out clause will become active next summer so they risk missing out on millions if they don't cash-in now. (more...)
Les Miles 'extremely interested' in Ole Miss coaching job Les Miles 'extremely interested' in Ole Miss coaching job
- July 26, 2017

While Luke could be named head coach, Bjork offered no promises other than to say Luke is "going to be a great candidate for our job. I feel more strongly than ever that I'm the right man to run this program". In his first order of business as head coach, Luke announced he plans to hire an offensive line coach so he can focus on his newly appointed head coaching duties. (more...)
Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss National Basketball Association season Knight suffers torn ACL, could miss National Basketball Association season
- July 26, 2017

After averaging a career-high 19.6 points per game two years ago with Phoenix , Knight struggled last season. The 25-year-old guard was picked No. 8 overall in the 2011 NBA Draft, but the Suns are already his third team. Then, following reports that Kyrie Irving demanded a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Suns seemingly got into the mix for the All-Star as well. (more...)
Penn State kicker and viral sensation Joey Julius leaves Nittany Lions' program Penn State kicker and viral sensation Joey Julius leaves Nittany Lions' program
- July 26, 2017

According to Bob Flounders of PennLive .com, Julius has left the team and Penn State has confirmed the move as well. "There is light at the end of the tunnel". Julius has been treated for an eating disorder at least twice in the a year ago. "It is just a very long tunnel". On the field Julius was known for throwing his frame around, making several big special teams tackles on his own, much to the enjoyment of teammates and fans alike. (more...)
Trail Blazers trade Allen Crabbe to Brooklyn Nets Trail Blazers trade Allen Crabbe to Brooklyn Nets
- July 26, 2017

The Blazers have been rumored to be involved in the Carmelo Anthony or Kyrie Irving sweepstakes, likely as a third team. For the Boston Celtics, the Brooklyn Nets' side of this is considerably more interesting. No one's expecting them to land 'Melo in any deal, but if they're going to take part in such a transaction, they certainly had to clear some cap space. (more...)
Pep has City's full-backing
- July 26, 2017

The French signed a five year deal with Manchester City who paid 52 million pounds to his former club and French champion, Monaco. On top of that, he's also brought in young Brazilians - Douglas Luiz from Vasco da Gama and his countryman, Ederson , from Benfica, who will become City's new first choice goalkeeper . (more...)
Mike Tyson Delivers Stark Prediction For Conor McGregor's Clash With Floyd Mayweather Mike Tyson Delivers Stark Prediction For Conor McGregor's Clash With Floyd Mayweather
- July 26, 2017

Joshua is likely to want to attend the extravaganza in Las Vegas next month and is nearly certain to be handed a ticket. The film will be directed by Gavin Fitzgerald , who previously worked on The Notorious TV series, which aired on RTE2, and The Fighting Irish, a TV movie about the rise of MMA. (more...)
Michael Vick working as coaching intern at Chiefs training camp Michael Vick working as coaching intern at Chiefs training camp
- July 26, 2017

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has seen similar success under Reid, making two Pro Bowls in four years while throwing for more than 3,200 yards in each season and never throwing more than eight interceptions. Vick's winding playing career began with the Atlanta Falcons , where he electrified crowds and emerged as one of the NFL's brightest young stars. (more...)
Fox News Squeaks Out Weekly Cable Ratings Wins Fox News Squeaks Out Weekly Cable Ratings Wins
- July 26, 2017

Fox News has suffered multiple allegations against its late CEO Roger Ailes and key anchors, and an outflow of women hosts to other networks, including Greta van Susteren to MSNBC and Megyn Kelly to NBC. Rachel Maddow has led MSNBC to the top of cable news , and thanks to the unpopularity of Trump, their viewership can only be expected to grow. The Disney Channel was third, with 1.74 million. (more...)
Koscielny: I have no reason to leave Arsenal or 'inspirational' Wenger Koscielny: I have no reason to leave Arsenal or 'inspirational' Wenger
- July 26, 2017

PSG have reportedly been in pursuit of the 28-year-old, but Wenger believes they have turned their attention to Barcelona's Neymar because Sanchez is not leaving. But the Mirror says City's overtures will receive short shrift in north London. Contrary to reports from France on Tuesday of a €50m (£44.7m) bid from PSG, Sky Sports News understands Arsenal have yet to receive an offer for Sanchez from the Ligue 1 side. (more...)
Renato Sanches could leave Bayern Munich, says Carlo Ancelotti Renato Sanches could leave Bayern Munich, says Carlo Ancelotti
- July 26, 2017

Remember last week when we used the Gabriel Heinze story from 2007 to describe going from Skegness to Liverpool? 'Last season, particularly after the winter break, he didn't get enough appearances. "Some in the media think that a club has worked well if it has spent as much money as possible during the transfer window", said Hoeness. "We want to be involved, but not at any price". (more...)
This England Team Got Heart and Courage, Says Coach This England Team Got Heart and Courage, Says Coach
- July 26, 2017

England looked out of it with India , chasing a modest target of 229, cruising along at 191 for three but Shrubsole snared Poonam Raut for 86, and the chaos began. " Raj said", Jhulan is a class bowler and she has shown it a number of times. With the matches being televised, the World Cup saw women's cricket finally getting the kind of viewership that it was lacking for all these years. (more...)
Morata loses Chelsea debut against Bayern Munich
- July 26, 2017

The final, taking place in Bayern's Allianz Arena, saw Chelsea become the first London side to win the Champions League when Drogba scored the winning penalty in the shootout. Morata scored 15 goals in La Liga last season from just 14 starts, while Lukaku narrowly missed out on the Premier League golden boot with 25 goals for Everton. (more...)
Seven govs head to London to meet Buhari Seven govs head to London to meet Buhari
- July 26, 2017

The Nigerian leader, who has been on medical vacation in London since May 7, was nominated by fellow African leaders at the 29th Session of the Assembly of Heads of States and Governments of the AU in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia on July 4. Buhari met with the delegation for more than an hour over lunch and "was very cheerful and has not lost any bit of his sense of humor", the statement said. (more...)
110 of 111 brains, including three former Dolphins, had CTE 110 of 111 brains, including three former Dolphins, had CTE
- July 26, 2017

The disease has been linked with repeated head blows and the results confirm that it can happen even in young players. Researchers for more than a decade have furthered the understanding of what is now known as CTE, including the pioneering work of neuropathologist Bennet Omalu's study of the brain of former Pittsburgh Steelers great Mike Webster. (more...)
Here's the Video of Michael Phelps 'Racing a Shark' Here's the Video of Michael Phelps 'Racing a Shark'
- July 26, 2017

He competed in the ocean against a computer-simulated fish based on data on the swimming speed of sharks . The filmmakers used special effects to splice the two together, so it looked as though the American swimmer was racing alongside the huge predator. (more...)
Nearly All NFL Players in Brain Study Had CTE Nearly All NFL Players in Brain Study Had CTE
- July 26, 2017

The study found that the high school players had mild cases, while college and professional players showed more severe effects. Of the 202 brains that were analyzed, 177 of them were diagnosed with CTE, a degenerative disease that is caused by repeated blows to the head. (more...)