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Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in El Clasico in Miami
- July 30, 2017

The match will kick-start at 8:05 PM local time. Neymar had been due to fly to China after the Real Madrid match but Chinese travel agency Ctrip said that had now been cancelled as he is "busy with transfer business". This is the second time, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid FC faces each other outside the Spain. "Only a miracle will keep him, he really has made up his mind to leave", a source in Spain close to Neymar told Sky Sports News earlier in the week. (more...)
Testing time for Dressel as he nears Phelps's medal haul record Testing time for Dressel as he nears Phelps's medal haul record
- July 30, 2017

Dressel came agonizingly close to taking Phelps' 100m fly world record as he won in a time of 49.86 seconds. Sjostrom set her second world record of the meet, having already established a new standard in the 100 free while swimming the leadoff leg of the 4x100 free relay. (more...)
Klopp excited by Coutinho and Salah understanding at Liverpool Klopp excited by Coutinho and Salah understanding at Liverpool
- July 30, 2017

Jurgen Klopp has joked that Liverpool might make a €300m bid for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita. Salah's fellow summer signing Dominic Solanke headed in the opener, with Georginio Wijnaldum also on target. "I was pleased but it was what I expected", the Liverpool manager said of the performance. "We did those three sessions because we wanted it to feel hard for the boys", Klopp explained. (more...)
Doval meets Chinese President Xi along with other BRICS NSAs Doval meets Chinese President Xi along with other BRICS NSAs
- July 30, 2017

Given the common wishes of BRICS peoples to boost exchanges and communication, the five countries should push forward economic and financial cooperation, people-to-people exchanges and security coordination at the same time, Xi said, adding that only through such efforts will BRICS cooperation last long and remain stable. (more...)
Anderlecht Set Dendoncker Price At €35m Anderlecht Set Dendoncker Price At €35m
- July 30, 2017

Reports suggest the Red Devils have been keeping close tabs on the Belgium global and even watched him take on Antwerp in Anderlecht opening game of the season on Friday. Manchester United are desperate to add to their midfield, with Ivan Perisic and Nemanja Matic their top targets. "We're lucky that the Champions League won't start until September, otherwise we'd have certainly lost him". (more...)
Clement expecting quick resolution to Sigurdsson saga Clement expecting quick resolution to Sigurdsson saga
- July 30, 2017

The club said: " Paul Clement's squad have already played four games during the pre-season period, including a three-match tour of America with friendlies against Philadelphia Union, Richmond Kickers and North Carolina". not going to go to end of window, no way". "This is something we are going to get sorted as soon as possible". He'll be back training with the first team on Monday when we re-join. (more...)
Jennings helps England extend third Test lead
- July 30, 2017

Click on the video above to see how Jennings (34no) and Tom Westley (28no) took England to 74-1 in their second innings before rain stopped play midway through the afternoon session on day three. "I was very impressed". Temba Bavuma and Morne Morkel ensured South Africa averted the prospect of following on, a goal that was 27 runs away when the visitors resumed on 126/8. (more...)
Liverpool attacker hopes to repay Jurgen Klopp Liverpool attacker hopes to repay Jurgen Klopp
- July 30, 2017

Wardy is not too serious but it always takes its time , we will see how long it takes. The Reds are using Rottach-Egern - a small town around 40 miles south of Munich - as their base for the entirety of their stay in Germany and will travel to face Hertha Berlin on Saturday before competing in the Audi Cup with Bayern Munich , Atletico Madrid and Napoli on August 1 and 2. (more...)
Southampton 'to approach Kevin Wimmer if Van Dijk joins Liverpool' Southampton 'to approach Kevin Wimmer if Van Dijk joins Liverpool'
- July 30, 2017

Keita is keen to move to Anfield and Leipzig are gambling as the 22 year-old has a £48 million release clause next summer in his contract. Despite reports that there is a firm determination to keep and reintegrate Van Dijk, the player is on strike after expressing a desire to leave for presumably Liverpool. (more...)
Leighton Baines rescues Everton as Wayne Rooney makes slow start Leighton Baines rescues Everton as Wayne Rooney makes slow start
- July 30, 2017

Rooney briefly returned to Goodison for Duncan Ferguson's testimonial in 2015 but his last appearance on his "home" ground for Everton was against Bolton in May 2004. Shooting rather hopefully from distance summed up Everton's lack of creativity. With £30million goalkeeper Jordan Pickford regaining his fitness and therefore selected only on the bench, Ronald Koeman gave debuts to Michael Keane , Davy Klassen and Cuco Martina. (more...)
Neymar to Psg is reportedly a done deal
- July 30, 2017

Barcelona had a training session Thursday at Barry University in Miami . The reports came amid growing speculation that the Brazil worldwide is set to join Paris Saint-Germain, with a source telling ESPN FC last weekend that Neymar and his father have agreed to a contract with the French club and it is up to them to find a way to complete the move without falling foul of financial fair play rules. (more...)
Toronto Blue Jays place Troy Tulowitzki on DL Toronto Blue Jays place Troy Tulowitzki on DL
- July 30, 2017

He appeared to have stepped on the foot of first baseman C.J. Cron while stretching for the bag. The 32-year-old Tulowitzki is batting.249 with seven homers and 26 runs batted in through 66 games this season. Friday marked the two-year anniversary of Toronto's trade for the former Colorado Rockies all-star. Then, last season, Tulowitzki posted a slash line of.254/.318/.443 while connecting with 24 home runs and driving in 79 runs. (more...)
New York Mets acquire AJ Ramos from Miami Marlins New York Mets acquire AJ Ramos from Miami Marlins
- July 30, 2017

Sure, he can become a free agent after the season, while Ramos is signed through 2018. If contenders want to bolster their bullpens with Reed, they're going to have to pony up some quality prospects to pry him loose. While they know this season is essentially lost, they weren't expected to be buyers at the trade deadline. The Mets are hopeful the combination of Familia - who is expected to return next month from surgery to remove a blood clot in his right shoulder - and Ramos can carry ... (more...)
Alexis Sanchez has the flu, will return Tuesday, Arsene Wenger confirms
- July 30, 2017

I had him on text yesterday. Arsenal contract rebel Sanchez-who is in the previous year on his deal in north London-would require a massive transfer fee of his own to take away from the Emirates, although City have a lucrative wage ready and waiting. (more...)
Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray hit in the head by 108-MPH line drive Diamondbacks' Robbie Ray hit in the head by 108-MPH line drive
- July 30, 2017

Ray was hit by the comebacker in the bottom of the second inning. His teammates and Voit immediately surrounded him in support and stayed for a few minutes before Ray slowly came to and left the game. He crumpled to the ground initially, and eventually was removed from the game, making it to his feet before being taken off the field on a cart. Ray was enjoying his best season in the majors, with a 9-5 record and a 3.11 ERA for Arizona, which entered Saturday leading the NL wild card. (more...)
Raiders' Donald Penn Holding Out For New Contract Raiders' Donald Penn Holding Out For New Contract
- July 30, 2017

Penn was selected to his second career Pro Bowl last season. Penn gave up just one sack during the 2016 season, unfortunately for the Pro Bowl tackle, it resulted in a season-ending injury for Carr. Austin Howard was the weakest link on a great offensive line, and with the signing of Marshall Newhouse , the development of Vadal Alexander and Denver Kirkland , and the drafting of David Sharpe and Jylan Ware, the Raiders were looking to make him expendable. (more...)
Pres. Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly WH chief of staff Pres. Trump pushes out Priebus, names DHS' Kelly WH chief of staff
- July 30, 2017

A string of firings and resignations has at times made Donald's Trump White House resemble the reality TV show he once hosted. Kelly, a four star general was tapped to replace Reince Priebus , who was forced out last week following a tumultous week of changes for the White House. (more...)
Stadium stampede kills 2 at soccer match in South Africa Stadium stampede kills 2 at soccer match in South Africa
- July 30, 2017

The SABC، citing stadium officials، said the stampede was at one of the gates of the stadium that hosted the 2010 World Cup final. "We are going to ask for a full report and institute a full investigation on what transpired and the cause for the stampede". (more...)
Philander doubtful for day three Philander doubtful for day three
- July 30, 2017

England vs South Africa , 3rd Test Day 2: Catch all live action from the match. South Africa's top four of Dean Elgar , Heino Kuhn, Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock were all dismissed before the end of the 17th over. They had to contend with Philander again on Friday morning but he was only able to bowl five overs before once again traipsing up the pavilion steps. (more...)
Pochettino laughs off Antonio Conte's valuation of Tottenham star Pochettino laughs off Antonio Conte's valuation of Tottenham star
- July 30, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino has privately dubbed Tottenham rising star Harry Winks "Little Iniesta", according to a report. At the same time, he has demanded "respect" from the rival clubs. "Sometimes people are too excited to reply". "I think it was so clear, I have nothing to keep away and I'm so honest", said the Argentinian. Mahrez is the more established of the Leicester pair but Spurs would need other clubs to lose interest in order for the hefty asking price to drop. (more...)