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Mauricio Pochettino Understands Kyle Walker Boos From Spurs Fans Mauricio Pochettino Understands Kyle Walker Boos From Spurs Fans
- July 31, 2017

Spurs have yet to make a significant signing this summer, despite their major rivals all spending huge sums to recruit new players. Mauricio Pochettino hasn't added to his side this transfer window but he has identified Barkley as a possible addition to strengthen his squad. (more...)
#Royals bulk up lineup by adding veteran Melky Cabrera #Royals bulk up lineup by adding veteran Melky Cabrera
- July 31, 2017

He was not listed by MLB .com among the Royals' top 30 prospects. He was a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. Meanwhile, Davis, 23, went 5-4 with a 4.83 ERA across 18 starts in Single-A ball for the Royals. Cabrera, 32, has spent the last two-plus seasons with the White Sox and is batting.288 with 16 doubles, 13 homers and 56 RBI in 97 games this year. (more...)
Inter Milan's Geoffrey Kondogbia scores sensational own goal against Chelsea Inter Milan's Geoffrey Kondogbia scores sensational own goal against Chelsea
- July 31, 2017

Saturday's defeat was also a party spoiler as the match was used to launch Chelsea's new Nike away kit. France global Kondogbia was under minimal pressure from Chelsea youngster Charly Musonda as the ball was rolled to him in midfield. In the 74th minute Kondogbia's attempted back pass from 40 yards looped over Inter's keeper Padelli and ended at the back of the net to make it 2-1. (more...)
Seahawks top draft pick Malik McDowell involved in auto crash Seahawks top draft pick Malik McDowell involved in auto crash
- July 31, 2017

He added that he could not say whether McDowell, who was placed on the reserve/did not report list, would play this season. The team did not reveal details of his injuries nor give a specific prognosis for McDowell, who remains in MI and was absent for the Seahawks' first practice of the 2017 season on Sunday. (more...)
Sonny Gray takes out lineup card ahead of Saturday's game Sonny Gray takes out lineup card ahead of Saturday's game
- July 31, 2017

The timing of Gray being pushed back is interesting given that his name has come up in trade discussions with several teams and the trade deadline is set for Monday. As Morosi notes, the Yankees are foremost among the suitors for Gray at the moment. Gray struggled in 2016, but he's 6-5 with a 3.43 ERA in 16 starts so far and is 3-1 with a 1.48 ERA over four starts in July. (more...)
Westley strengthens England grip on third Test Westley strengthens England grip on third Test
- July 31, 2017

Earlier, Stokes made 112 against a South Africa attack missing the ill Vernon Philander . The tourists resumed on 126-8 and still required 28 runs to avoid the follow on after Toby Roland-Jones had instigated a stunning batting collapse on Friday (28 July) to continue the feelgood factor provided by a Ben Stokes century that helped the hosts post a first-innings total of 353. (more...)
Rob Ninkovich announces retirement in emotional press conference Rob Ninkovich announces retirement in emotional press conference
- July 31, 2017

Ninkovich returned to the Saints at the end of 2008, but the team cut him again in the summer of 2009, which is when the Patriots added him. He finishes his career with 46 sacks and 10 forced fumbles. While his career on the field has come to an end, Ninkovich said he is looking to make a splash in the media part of the National Football League, and hinted towards an interest in broadcasting. (more...)
Vikings sign Xavier Rhodes to huge contract extension, report says Vikings sign Xavier Rhodes to huge contract extension, report says
- July 31, 2017

Paul Pioneer Press says that the potential deal could pay Rhodes as much as $70 million total. It's the second time in as many weeks that the Vikings have locked up a defensive starter. Over his four-year career, Rhodes owns 207total tackles, seven interceptions, 50 passes defended eight tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. Still a top-15 National Football League cornerback by most measures, Rhodes' big body, long arms, and physical style have made him a fantastic fit for Mike Zimmer's ... (more...)
India take lead of 498 runs in Galle Test against Sri Lanka India take lead of 498 runs in Galle Test against Sri Lanka
- July 31, 2017

He last played a big inning in that Test match only where he scored a total of 242-runs in both the innings including the double century in the first inning. In India's horror tour of England in 2011, Abhinav made 49 in the first innings at Lord's when none of India's batsmen save Rahul Dravid made a significant contribution. (more...)
Lions to host Super Rugby Lions to host Super Rugby
- July 30, 2017

Ross Cronje and Malcolm Marx bagged quick tries for the Lions before a yellow card to Beauden Barrett for failing to roll away from a ruck opened the floodgates. "I asked the players to really lift their intensity and reset the whole scoreboard". It was also sweet revenge for the Lions, who had lost their previous eight matches against the Hurricanes , including last season's Super Rugby final when they were beaten 20-3 in Wellington . (more...)
Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline Trades The Boston Red Sox Could Make Before The MLB Trade Deadline
- July 30, 2017

INF Edwin Nunez, DH'ing in his Red Sox debut, drew a walk his first time up, then delivered singles his next two times at the plate, finishing 2-for-3. It was one of only two extra-base hits for the Sox. The Royals scored four runs in the sixth to take an 8-6 lead and Jackie Bradley Jr.'s sacrifice fly made it 8-7 in the seventh. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal
- July 30, 2017

Responding to the question of Sanchez has told him he wants to stay at the club despite interest in him, Wenger said: "I can not reveal a secret conversation". "For a manager it's a bit different, it concerns". Wenger insisted the uncertainty over Sanchez's future wouldn't prove a distraction in the same way speculation over the manager's contract caused such chaos before he signed a new deal at the end of last season. (more...)
Conforto, Mets go for series win vs. Mariners Conforto, Mets go for series win vs. Mariners
- July 30, 2017

Kyle Seager is riding a five-game hitting streak after delivering a two-run single on Friday, but Nelson Cruz's struggles continue as he enters Saturday with a 10-game home-run drought and just one RBI in that span. "I mean, you look back and really the worst pitch he threw was the hanging slider to Dyson", Collins said of deGrom. "You've got to give Conforto credit", Servais said after that game. (more...)
UFC 214 Results: Volkan Oezdemir destroys Jimi Manuwa UFC 214 Results: Volkan Oezdemir destroys Jimi Manuwa
- July 30, 2017

Oezdemir's performance also caught the attention of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, who feels the burgeoning light heavyweight star already deserves a title shot. There was no feeling out process here as Oezdemir looked to quickly land punches as Manuwa grabbed an under hook to control the pace. He called for the victor of the Jones vs. (more...)
The Insults Were Flying at Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Press Conference The Insults Were Flying at Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier Press Conference
- July 30, 2017

UFC 214 promises to be a doozy. The bad blood between the two throughout the lead-up to the fight was a revelation. Listen to this exchange. After a few years of playing this game, Lesnar, of course, returned to UFC last year to collect a handsome sum for fighting Mark Hunt.Thus, a potential superfight with Jones may not only prompt Lesnar's re-return to MMA, it may create a bidding war between UFC and WWE with the ultimate victor being Brock Lesnar . (more...)
F1: Vettel Takes Pole in Hungary, Hamilton Fourth
- July 30, 2017

Ricciardo has five podium finishes in the past six races. But it was in vain as Vettel took pole from Raikkonen, who produced a scorching final lap to snatch second from Bottas . "The vibrations I had didn't cause any issue to do with the balance, what happens is that it's like a road vehicle tyre, so when you have an imbalanced wheel as soon as you drive out and go down the straight it's nearly like having a flatspot before you've even started. (more...)
Guardiola: Nasri set to leave Man City, Iheanacho close to Leicester Guardiola: Nasri set to leave Man City, Iheanacho close to Leicester
- July 30, 2017

Manchester City remain in the hunt for a centre-back, but as Pep Guardiola revealed at his pre-Spurs press conference last night, even the Blues have their limits on how much they can spend. "But if not we'll go with what we have". [Toby] Alderweireld, [Jan] Vertonghen, Eric Dier, [Christian] Eriksen, one of my favourite players Dele Alli, Harry Kane, [Hugo] Lloris. (more...)
Bodycam Footage Of Venus Williams' Interaction With Police After Accident Bodycam Footage Of Venus Williams' Interaction With Police After Accident
- July 30, 2017

Mr Barson died two weeks later in hospital. Barson's widow, Linda Barron, 68, has filed the wrongful death suit. Jerome Barson , 78, is filmed injured in the drivers' seat of his motor as his distressed wife Linda says: "They ran a red light". (more...)
Kylian Mbappe's €180m Price Tag No Surprise To Hugo Lloris Kylian Mbappe's €180m Price Tag No Surprise To Hugo Lloris
- July 30, 2017

The Monaco sensation enjoyed a fabulous campaign last term, helping the principality outfit lift the Ligue 1 title and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League. "We will see what happens", Zidane said . Despite having yet to acquire Mbappe , Madrid allowed Spain striker Alvaro Morata to join Chelsea for £70m. (more...)
Arsenal ace Alexis will tell Wenger: Sell me to Man City
- July 30, 2017

The wantaway Chilean forward is ready to make his demand official by slapping in a transfer request if Wenger refuses his plea to leave the Emirates on good terms. He's staying. of course. "I think the players who have one year on their contract have to respect their contract and play under it", he said. It's different with a manager who has to take a global view of the club. (more...)