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Tournament directors for RBC Canadian Open changed midway through event Tournament directors for RBC Canadian Open changed midway through event
- July 30, 2017

According to TSN , RBC Canadian Open tournament director Brent McLaughlin has been suspended from his position and won't be around for Saturday and Sunday at Glen Abbey. "I have complete confidence in Golf Canada's championship staff and our team of more than 1,300 volunteers to continue to conduct the tournament through to its conclusion", said Applebaum. (more...)
Antonio Conte trolls Tottenham and their lack of spending & ambition
- July 30, 2017

The 20-year-old joined Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham (Swansea City), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace) and Kurt Zouma (Stoke City) in moving to another Premier League club on loan. "My question is this: What are Tottenham's expectations?", Conte asked. With Manchester City now spending over €55m to sign Benjamin Mendy from Monaco , it looks highly unlikely that they would go for the Brazilian one more time. (more...)
Sri Lanka fight back against India to 192-4 at tea Sri Lanka fight back against India to 192-4 at tea
- July 30, 2017

Sri Lanka with deep field settings tried to stop the Indian captain from looting boundaries. There was not one moment in this Test match where India did not look in control. Further into his Test career, Pandya's bowling prowess will hopefully be tapped by Kohli, who could have wanted the 23-year-old to ease into global cricket before asking him to go all-out with his bowling. (more...)
Shane Ray out 6 to 8 weeks after suffering torn wrist ligament Shane Ray out 6 to 8 weeks after suffering torn wrist ligament
- July 29, 2017

Ray can still grab this season by the nape of the neck. A Friday afternoon exam revealed a torn ligament in his left wrist. Ray's injury further exacerbates the team's depth at outside linebacker after losing Shaquil Barrett to a hip injury in late May. (more...)
Sporting Director explains controversial comments about Liverpool target Naby Keita Sporting Director explains controversial comments about Liverpool target Naby Keita
- July 29, 2017

That fuelled the belief that he would finally be granted his wish of a move to Liverpool , but the latest vibes emerging from senior Southampton sources suggest they will make one last push to get their £70m-rated defender back on side in talks next week. (more...)
Injury forces tennis ace Novak out for season Injury forces tennis ace Novak out for season
- July 29, 2017

Federer returned at the beginning of this season and won the Australian Open to end a 4½-year Grand Slam drought, plus titles at Indian Wells and Miami. He said he would need a couple of months without the racket but that surgery was "not an option". He acknowledged Wednesday that he "felt worn out" and "flat" after the run of success that culminated at Roland Garros in 2016. (more...)
UFC 214: Cormier vs UFC 214: Cormier vs
- July 29, 2017

In this fight, Justino, a natural featherweight, will have a size advantage, which may limit some of Evinger's tactics. Standing in her way, though, is Evinger, who is one of the more durable and gritty opponents Cyborg has encountered during her unprecedented run of dominance. (more...)
Jon Jones' long road ahead to career rehabilitation Jon Jones' long road ahead to career rehabilitation
- July 29, 2017

Even they have reached the point where they're running out of words. Despite rumors that Mares and Santa Cruz may not fight October 7 at Staples Center, as planned, Schaefer said Tuesday afternoon he still believes that rematch will occur as scheduled. (more...)
Conte: I would pick Kane if I had to sign a striker Conte: I would pick Kane if I had to sign a striker
- July 29, 2017

For this reason we must pay great attention. "We spent because of what happened to Zlatan (Ibrahimovic) and we can not allow ourselves to be without an important, strong striker for the first six months of the season". "With youngsters it is always very hard, because there is always great debate over them,"he said. But, if you go to buy Kane now, it would be at least £100m". (more...)
Porsche Announces Its Official Entry Into Formula E Porsche Announces Its Official Entry Into Formula E
- July 29, 2017

After Mercedes announced the ending of its involvement in the DTM Championship , and consequently joining the Formula E race, another big German automaker makes the news. Formula E is planning to introduce new-look cars for its fifth season in 2018/2019, and also do away with its requirement for two cars per driver and mid-race vehicle changes in favor of a auto capable of completing a full race distance - a move that it says is a "clear testament of the advancement in battery technology". (more...)
Newcastle sign Mikel Merino on season-long loan deal Newcastle sign Mikel Merino on season-long loan deal
- July 29, 2017

Despite standing at nearly 6ft 3inches tall, the youngster is a master on the ball, and has been lauded for both his intelligence and ability to keep possession. In his first season at Dortmund, Merino made just two starts and six substitute appearances in the Bundesliga. "Hopefully he's the kind of player we can improve a lot - he certainly has the mentality to get better and better", Benitez said. (more...)
USC wants no part of OJ Simpson USC wants no part of OJ Simpson
- July 29, 2017

Helton said he would be "cordial" if he met Simpson. Though Simpson won't physically be allowed back at USC, the school still honors him in more than one way. "Simpson Warmly Received at USC Practice" is the headline of a Times dispatch from 2002, when Pete Carroll was the Trojans head coach. "I don't think I could ever feel disconnected from 'SC, I really don't", Simpson said then, while, according to the Times , shaking hands, signing autographs and posing for pictures with onlookers. (more...)
Referee replaced mid-game after giving LaVar Ball technical foul Referee replaced mid-game after giving LaVar Ball technical foul
- July 29, 2017

I know what she's trying to say, 'Oh I gave LaVar a tech, I'm strong.' That ain't got nothing to do with it. Before a female referee was replaced on Friday, officials with Adidas had pressured referees at their Summer Championships event in Las Vegas to avoid calling technical fouls against LaVar Ball due to his drawing power and their potential courtship of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball , a source told ESPN . (more...)
Carl Frampton fight cancelled after Andres Gutierrez 'freak accident' Carl Frampton fight cancelled after Andres Gutierrez 'freak accident'
- July 29, 2017

Should Gutierrez win, he will still meet WBC champion Gary Russell Junior as a mandatory challenger for the belt, although that will now not be an option for an apologetic Frampton. " We very much regret the inconvenience caused ", the statement reads. "The performances I've been putting in in the gym were great, but it's about carrying that into the ring on Saturday night". (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. Wants To Be Highest Paid Player In The NFL Odell Beckham Jr. Wants To Be Highest Paid Player In The NFL
- July 29, 2017

Odell Beckham Jr. signed the richest National Football League shoe deal with Nike offseason at $25 million, and is now eyeing another big deal. The Giants recently picked up the fifth-year option on the contract at what is expected to be in the $8.5 million range. (more...)
Ricciardo beats Ferrari and Mercedes to fastest time during FP1 in Hungary Ricciardo beats Ferrari and Mercedes to fastest time during FP1 in Hungary
- July 29, 2017

Ricciardo also led the morning timesheets in 1:18.486, with both his fastest times comfortably inside the race lap record of 1:19.071 set by Michael Schumacher with Ferrari in 2004. "It is only practice but I may have to finally have a word to him". Carlos Sainz broke into the top ten to finish eighth and 1.3 seconds off Ricciardo's benchmark, while Stoffel Vandoorne was 10th in the other McLaren despite having a scare with his power unit where he was told to nurse the vehicle back ... (more...)
Ravens talking about Kaepernick as Harbaugh plays down Flacco injury fears Ravens talking about Kaepernick as Harbaugh plays down Flacco injury fears
- July 29, 2017

Head coach John Harbaugh of the Baltimore Ravens answers questions during a news conference at the teams training facility on September 8, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Harbaugh has known Colin Kaepernick through his brother Jim, who coached Kaepernick for four years in San Francisco. According to his LinkedIn profile, Olson also spent some time as a "real estate assistant" in the San Francisco area and a "sales engineer" for a packaging company in his home state of SC. (more...)
DJ Alexander Traded to Seahawks for Kevin Pierre-Louis DJ Alexander Traded to Seahawks for Kevin Pierre-Louis
- July 29, 2017

Get the app and get the game. He has 43 career tackles and should be an ILB in the Chiefs' 3-4 scheme. For his part, Alexander was a fifth-round pick of the Chiefs back in 2015. This is a bit of a odd move as Alexander has been a worthy special teams contributor in Kansas City for the past two seasons. Competition at linebacker will be something to keep an eye on during training camp. (more...)
Indian women's team felicitated in New Delhi for World Cup performance Indian women's team felicitated in New Delhi for World Cup performance
- July 29, 2017

The Indian team was relatively inexperienced at playing on the big stage as it was only their second World Cup final appearance, while England were playing their fifth. I hope all the other Indian players get a chance in such leagues which will help in their overall development. "There will always be criticism. which is good if it's constructive", she said. (more...)
Best Tweets: 'How did Alexis get his dog to look unwell too?' Best Tweets: 'How did Alexis get his dog to look unwell too?'
- July 29, 2017

Despite ongoing speculation linking Sanchez with a move away from the Emirates, Wenger said on Thursday that the 28-year-old is due back at training this weekend. " Alexis Sanchez is a big shadow hanging over the Emirates", he told the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast . Wantaway Arsenal striker, Alexis Sanchez has posted a selfie to his Instagram page in which he claims to be "sick" . (more...)