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Bowie wins women's 100m world title, Thompson flops Bowie wins women's 100m world title, Thompson flops
- August 07, 2017

The American dived across the line to beat Marie-Josee Ta Lou by just one hundredth of a second with a time of 10.85 seconds, falling to the floor in the process and taking Murielle Ahoure with her. Twenty-four hours after the fireworks of the men's 100m final when Usain Bolt was upstaged by arch-rival Justin Gatin, Bowie ensured the US team made it 2-0 in the sprint stakes over Jamaica on day three of the championships. (more...)
Kyung Kim wins Women's British Open, ridding herself of Kraft Nabisco nightmare Kyung Kim wins Women's British Open, ridding herself of Kraft Nabisco nightmare
- August 07, 2017

Kim opened the tournament with a seven-under 65 to put herself one back of first round leader Michelle Wie , and backed it up with a brilliant second round 68 that helped her assume a two shot lead heading in to the weekend. However, the 27-year-old was unable to carry that stunning barrage into the second half, ultimately coming up five shots behind, but the Hawaiian can now look ahead to the imminent contest with injuries behind her and positive form restored, following her best major since ... (more...)
Lomachenko dominates Marriaga with TKO victory Lomachenko dominates Marriaga with TKO victory
- August 07, 2017

In Round 3, Lomachenko taunted Marriaga for hiding behind his high guard before slipping in a left cross that sent him down to the canvas. Marriaga caught the former two-time Olympic gold medalist with a few clean punches, including a right hook as his opponent was clowning. (more...)
Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis Mariners place Felix Hernandez on 10-day disabled list with biceps tendinitis
- August 07, 2017

It they had played Saturday, Yost said Perez was "too sore" to play. The Mariners recalled left-hander Marco Gonzalez from Triple-A Tacoma to take Hernandez's rotation turn. The veteran right-hander was making his seventh appearance as a member of the Mariners on Sunday, entering the outing 3-5 with a 3.35 ERA and 62 strikeouts over 53.2 innings over the current season. (more...)
Clippers' Willie Reed Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge Clippers' Willie Reed Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
- August 07, 2017

After getting to the lobby, she left her purse in the hands of the concierge before returning to retrieve her children. This was the moment when the National Basketball Association player's wife was able to grab the glass candle and smash him in the head before getting into the elevator and calling the police from the lobby. (more...)
Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen Kyle Busch wins Xfinity Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen
- August 07, 2017

The No. 78 Toyota was preserving fuel, and Kenseth would challenge Truex hard over the last two laps, but couldn't make the pass for the win. Kurt Busch, pole-sitter Kyle Busch , Ryan Blaney, AJ Allmendinger, and rookie Erik Jones completed the top 10. (more...)
Zverev dominates Anderson in Washington to win Citi Open Zverev dominates Anderson in Washington to win Citi Open
- August 07, 2017

The 20-year-old German hit a forehand victor to break for a 2-1 lead in the second set and held to the finish, claiming victory when Nishikori netted a forehand. At 20, and with only a few Tour-level matches under his belt, the world No. 225 can take satisfaction in a week of wins over France's Lucas Pouille, ATP rank 17, and Luxembourg's Gilles Muller, ATP rank 21. (more...)
Brilliant Farah captures 10th successive global title Brilliant Farah captures 10th successive global title
- August 07, 2017

With Farah's African rivals seeking to topple him - nearly literally at times, with two stumbles in the final lap - the crowd gasped, then roared Farah home as he once again demonstrated the mastery that has been so unshakeable since the Olympics here in 2012. (more...)
Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL Former LSU, Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended 10 games by NFL
- August 07, 2017

It's a 10-game ban because this is Collins' second suspension for the same violation. While suspended, Collins will be eligible to practice and play in preseason games. 21, following the Seattle Seahawks' game. His trade value likely has declined as well because of the suspensions. Watch for second-year corner C.J. Goodwin to take over the majority of his snap counts for the time being. (more...)
Yankees Place Matt Holliday On Disabled List With Back Issue Yankees Place Matt Holliday On Disabled List With Back Issue
- August 07, 2017

Several hours before Sunday's first-pitch, Sanchez, who leads Major League Baseball catchers in passed balls (12) and errors (10), was in the Yankees bullpen catching Sonny Gray, whom he hadn't seen before. Girardi said he would not describe Sunday as a benching. "We just really liked the job Romine did last night, and that position extremely, extremely important". (more...)
Serena Williams Celebrates '50s-Inspired Baby Shower With Star-Studded Party Serena Williams Celebrates '50s-Inspired Baby Shower With Star-Studded Party
- August 07, 2017

We must also salute La La for channeling Rosie the Riveter with her outfit complete with blue checkered shirt, denim jeans and matching bandana. Venus wore a black and white polka dot dress teamed with red sandals, whilst actress Eva wore a red dress and accessorised with a pair of white Converse shoes. (more...)
Dodgers rally with five home runs to top Mets Dodgers rally with five home runs to top Mets
- August 07, 2017

On Saturday, L.A. became the first club since the 1912 New York Giants (105 years!) to post a mark of 43-7 or better during a 50-game stretch of contests. Leadoff man Michael Conforto, Wilmer Flores and Curtis Granderson homered in the first off Dodgers lefty Rich Hill, the NL pitcher of the month for July. (more...)
Arsene Wenger suggests Manchester United don't deserve CL spot Arsene Wenger suggests Manchester United don't deserve CL spot
- August 07, 2017

Liverpool are set to take on Hoffenheim in the Champions League play-off round later this month. "I would have loved to play in the Champions League, but we have to deal with the reality that we are not in it", Wenger told reporters on Thursday. (more...)
Wenger confirms Sanchez will stay at Arsenal Wenger confirms Sanchez will stay at Arsenal
- August 07, 2017

I've dreamt about it since I was a kid". Sanchez only has 12 months left on his contract and the possibility of the Chilean extending his deal with Arsenal look remote. Arsenal signed Alexandre Lacazette for a club record £46.5m fee this summer, with the 26-year-old France striker given Perez's number nine shirt. (more...)
Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea on penalties to win Community Shield
- August 07, 2017

Antonio Conte would then send on another new-boy, with Antonio Rudiger coming on for Marcos Alonso. Because the Dream Team game - the UK's biggest fantasy football game - is back and better than ever this season. Chelsea struggled to test Gunners goalkeeper Petr Cech , as Arsenal's midfield controlled the momentum of the game. The coach also insisted on sticking to the formation that brought success last season. (more...)
49ers' Malcolm Smith out for season with torn pectoral 49ers' Malcolm Smith out for season with torn pectoral
- August 06, 2017

Now that an opportunity has popped up with Smith's injury, the pressure will be on Foster to prove to the 49ers coaching staff he is ready and capable of stepping into the role of starting linebacker. Over the past week, Foster has drawn praise from training-camp observers for his penchant for big plays, but he continued to work with the second and third units. (more...)
Former South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington already a free agent again Former South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington already a free agent again
- August 06, 2017

The San Francisco 49ers released Ellington on Thursday. In 2014 and 2015 he participated in 26 games, starting none, and tallied 19 receptions for 215 yards and two touchdowns, along with 35 yards rushing and one touchdown on the ground. He averaged 7.7 yards per punt return and 25.6 yards per kick return with the 49ers. Brown was signed by Seattle in May as an undrafted free agent out of BYU. (more...)
Ryan Giggs highlights two issues Romelu Lukaku must overcome at Manchester United Ryan Giggs highlights two issues Romelu Lukaku must overcome at Manchester United
- August 06, 2017

And while he says Lukaku can be a new attacking threat for United, he must work on his first touch and become more consistent if the Old Trafford club is to compete. "What they needed to get right was their defence and it will be interesting to see how Ederson settles in, because you don't win the Premier League with an average goalkeeper". (more...)
Costa agent claims are 'nonsense', insist Chelsea Costa agent claims are 'nonsense', insist Chelsea
- August 06, 2017

As we all know, Costa would be allowed to start playing for Colchoneros only since January 2018; Liga giants, after having signed him back from Chelsea, might loan him to Las Palmas or Real Betis Sevilla on a half-season deal. "We're waiting a game very hard for us and want to try to start the season with a win". We have a small squad and I think only one player is not enough to improve our team. (more...)
Brno MotoGP: Marquez tops wet warm-up by a second Brno MotoGP: Marquez tops wet warm-up by a second
- August 06, 2017

Dani Pedrosa was second nearly 13 seconds back ahead of Maverick Vinales in third and nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi in fourth. The next race is the Austrian Grand Prix next week. Marquez's move to go out on slicks first paid huge dividends as he was just 10 seconds away from the leading pair of Rossi, Zarco and Dovizioso in a just over a lap. (more...)