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United Nations adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea United Nations adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea
- August 08, 2017

The warnings in response to the toughest sanctions ever passed by the U.N. Security council against North Korea which could cost the regime almost $ 1 billion a year. Ri had been scheduled to hold a news conference in Manila , Philippines, where Asian diplomats are gathered for a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. (more...)
Nice reach agreement with Wesley Sneijder Nice reach agreement with Wesley Sneijder
- August 08, 2017

Sneijder flew in this evening to finalise the details with Nice directors and he'll sign a one-year contract after his medical. He had been linked with a move to Los Angeles FC, with sources telling ESPN FC earlier this summer that he had an offer on the table that would pay him $3.5 million a year. (more...)
Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on loan Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah joins Crystal Palace on loan
- August 08, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that talented youngster Timothy Fosu-Mensah hasn't travelled with the squad to Skopje for tomorrow night's Super Cup clash with Real Madrid as he closes in on a loan move to Crystal Palace . (more...)
Solheim Cup: Europe and U.S. teams announced Solheim Cup: Europe and U.S. teams announced
- August 08, 2017

Matthew, now 47, will be on the team but only as one of Sorenstam's lieutenants, and it probably marks the end of the Scot's distinguished Solheim Cup career, where she lost just ten of 33 matches in eight appearances. Creamer, 31, has fallen out of the world's top 100 in recent months, leading to Ernst, whose only LPGA tour win came in the 2014 Portland Classic, and 18-year-old Yin being preferred. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Sends Transfer Message to Ed Woodward Jose Mourinho Sends Transfer Message to Ed Woodward
- August 08, 2017

The Red Devils have failed to get their hands on the top-flight crown since Sir Alex Ferguson slipped into retirement back in 2013. Rival managers have disagreed with Mourinho on the potential move of the Brazilan, with the likes of Jurgen Klopp questioning the role of Financial Fair play, saying that it should it be able to stop a move like this. (more...)
Conte backtracks over Hazard Chelsea future Conte backtracks over Hazard Chelsea future
- August 08, 2017

Nemanja Matic was recently sold to rivals Manchester United , while defenders Nathan Ake and club talisman John Terry have also gone. The Blues boss heads into Sunday's Community Shield game against Arsenal, amid growing speculation over the future of the Belgium star. (more...)
Heading to IR due to neck injury Heading to IR due to neck injury
- August 08, 2017

The expected roster move comes two days after Enunwa, 25, re-injured his neck during the team's Green and White scrimmage Saturday at MetLife Stadium. A neck issue can probably be pretty cut and dry to diagnose, so the Jets chose to protect Enunwa from himself and sit him for the season. Marquess Wilson is next with 56, followed by Anderson (42). (more...)
Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68 Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68
- August 08, 2017

Monday in his hometown of Austin, the Austin American-Statesman reported. The Yankees (@yankees) tweeted: "We are deeply saddened by the passing of former Yankee Don Baylor . In his career, Baylor was hit by pitch 267 times, fourth most all-time. Baylor and Jackson's careers intertwined somewhat. During the 1987 season Baylor was traded on September 1st to the Minnesota Twins for Enrique Rios . (more...)
Woman defends Dolphins' Landry in battery case Woman defends Dolphins' Landry in battery case
- August 08, 2017

The Broward County State Attorney's Office is expected to eventually make a decision on possible charges. In a statement released through her publicist on Monday, Estrella Cerqueira said she and Landry had a "vocal disagreement" in March that never turned physical. (more...)
Former French Open finalist Errani gets 2-month doping ban Former French Open finalist Errani gets 2-month doping ban
- August 08, 2017

The ban, effective from August 3, was imposed after the case was heard by an independent tribunal last month. Letrozole is also on the World Anti Doping Agency's list of banned substances because it can be used as a masking agent to cover steroid use. (more...)
Barcelona 'reject £36m bid from Jose Mourinho's side for Sergi Roberto' Barcelona 'reject £36m bid from Jose Mourinho's side for Sergi Roberto'
- August 08, 2017

The paper had previously reported the youth graduate of La Masia's release clause is €40m - although this has not been confirmed - while Barca have no desire to negotiate. The midfielder in question being Sergi Roberto . The player, though, could be set to leave the club, with Manchester United and Chelsea both interested. (more...)
Here's How Much Jay Cutler's One-Year Deal Is Worth Here's How Much Jay Cutler's One-Year Deal Is Worth
- August 08, 2017

Although he was talking about the general structure of NFL contracts, in contrast to fully guaranteed NBA and MLB contracts, I can't help but think of how the Redskins have mismanaged the contract negotiations. Like most teams, losing their starting quarterback has really deflated the Dolphins . Over the past 500 action plays, Moore averaged.102 EPA/P, better than Cutler at.079 over the same span. (more...)
V&A Museum 'Very Sorry' After Breastfeeding Woman Told To Cover Up V&A Museum 'Very Sorry' After Breastfeeding Woman Told To Cover Up
- August 08, 2017

Especially considering all of the bare breasts on display throughout the museum, which she pointed out in her next few snarky tweets. The woman took to social media to highlight the irony of the incident at a museum filled with depictions of naked women. (more...)
Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans
- August 08, 2017

Any guesses as to which? "The only thing I do know is that I'm starting Thursday night against the Saints", he said. "We look forward to seeing what he can do with this opportunity throughout the week and against the Saints". If you do, then the rest will take care of itself". Miami coach Adam Gase, who coached Osweiler in Denver, reportedly reached out to Cleveland last week after Ryan Tannehill injured his knee. (more...)
Bills sign free agent WR Anquan Boldin Bills sign free agent WR Anquan Boldin
- August 08, 2017

Boldin struggled to get separation from defenders last season, but he continued to be reliable, catching 67 passes for 584 yards and a team-high 8 touchdowns for the Lions. Throughout his career, Boldin has caught 1,076 passes for 13,779 yards and 82 touchdowns. Even if I had Jerry Rice and guys like that, getting a guy like Anquan is an addition. (more...)
Paxton Lynch being outperformed by Trevor Siemian at Broncos' camp Paxton Lynch being outperformed by Trevor Siemian at Broncos' camp
- August 08, 2017

This was a similar situation a year ago. Over the course of the last eight days of training camp, Siemian has likely carved out a lead in the competition with far few turnovers in team drills than Lynch and more consistent work in terms of finding second- and third-options in team drills. (more...)
Manu Tuilagi, Denny Solomona sent home from England training camp Manu Tuilagi, Denny Solomona sent home from England training camp
- August 08, 2017

Leicester centre Tuilagi has 26 worldwide caps but has not played for England this year due to a knee injury, although he was expected to feature in coach Eddie Jones' plans for the forthcoming matches. "He was a player that demolished New Zealand and we need those kinds of players". Diamond said: "This is disappointing news because Denny has worked so hard since joining the club last December". (more...)
Former Patriots standout Wilfork officially retires from NFL Former Patriots standout Wilfork officially retires from NFL
- August 08, 2017

Between his bubbly personality, high level of play and impact in the community, Wilfork emerged as a fan favorite with the Patriots. Wilfork of course became a star of " Hard Knocks " when he was with the Houston Texans, which is where we first saw those overalls - and his grilling skills. (more...)
Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup
- August 08, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo could feature against his former club Manchester United in Tuesday's Uefa Super Cup after being included in Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane's squad for the trip to Skopje, Macedonia. "It's something I've been through many times". "So I've never contested the UEFA Super Cup as the strongest team". "Sergio Romero and United's scorer in the last game against Real Madrid, Jesse Lingard, did not travel to Dublin for the seventh and final tour match - Wednesday's 2-1 ... (more...)
Josep Maria Bartomeu: Josep Maria Bartomeu: "No player is bigger than Barcelona"
- August 07, 2017

Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde has insisted the club should not dwell on Neymar's departure and instead focus on new signings and the season ahead. "Now we are looking for his replacements". It will be used to improve the club and with this it means that we are in a great position to sign players'. (more...)