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How The Great Khali mesmerised Virat Kohli How The Great Khali mesmerised Virat Kohli
- August 09, 2017

Ravindra Jadeja , who will miss the third and final Test against Sri Lanka because of suspension, has achieved the number one spot in the ICC Test Rankings for all-rounders for the first time in his career. He was also lightning fast in stumping Dilruwan Perera. "I would say he's a very valuable cricketer for us". How agile he is! As far as the bowlers were concerned, Jadaja and Ashwin were once again the stand out performers with both players picking up five wickets hauls. (more...)
Liverpool Fans Flock to Twitter & Respond to Klopp's Claims About Liverpool's Defence Liverpool Fans Flock to Twitter & Respond to Klopp's Claims About Liverpool's Defence
- August 09, 2017

Liverpool were hoping to add Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton but withdrew their interest in the Dutch centre back after Saints accused them of making an illegal approach. "That's cool and I can not ignore it". Failure to progress to the group stages of that competition could see the pressure on Klopp's transfer policy heighten. (more...)
Johnny Manziel interested in being college coach if National Football League door shut Johnny Manziel interested in being college coach if National Football League door shut
- August 09, 2017

I can't get away from it", Manziel said, per ESPN. "I think I made some progress in that regard". Via ESPN, Manziel said that if he wasn't able to get back to the National Football League, his goal is to get into coaching. "I know the situation that I put myself in". Things have gotten so bad for the 2012 Heisman Trophy victor that he even admitted the Canadian Football League "is definitely something I've looked into". (more...)
Little Caesars unveils self-service 'Pizza Portal' for Hot-N-Ready pickup Little Caesars unveils self-service 'Pizza Portal' for Hot-N-Ready pickup
- August 09, 2017

The app will notify the customer when the order is ready. The hope is that the new system will boost sales, which in turn will require more hiring within the company. "The genuine goal behind integrating advanced technology into our stores is all about improving the customer experience, and building on our convenience and quality", Little Caesars President and CEO David Scrivano said in the release. (more...)
Quail Hollow prepped for PGA; future of Wells Fargo in Wilmington unclear Quail Hollow prepped for PGA; future of Wells Fargo in Wilmington unclear
- August 09, 2017

With the US PGA Championship kicking off this week, Adam Scott is confident of bouncing back from a lacklustre result at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. The 17th hole is a 223-yard Par-3 carrying over a section of water to a green perched on the edge of the lake which is guarded by a sand trap on the front edge of the green. (more...)
Aldo predicts McGregor may 'never fight again' after Floyd bout Aldo predicts McGregor may 'never fight again' after Floyd bout
- August 09, 2017

The instant I went down, I got up, and I remember I continued to trash talk, I said 'Sup buddy, you needed a break?' ... "I was hoping that because I had came with those intentions". "I had this conversation with Conor after the second sparring in the dressing room and this is probably when I realized what a d--head this guy is because at that moment we had just done 12 hard rounds and there's a respect that I'm feeling, at least", Malignaggi said, per MMA Fighting . (more...)
'Absolute tank' Kolasinac could be one of the Premier League's best - Walcott 'Absolute tank' Kolasinac could be one of the Premier League's best - Walcott
- August 09, 2017

Kolasinac joined Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke in the close-season and already looks an ideal fit for the physical demands of the Premier League . Either way, he is sure to bring some entertainment to the Emirates for the coming season. Everyone's up for the challenge - you know we do like a good challenge. (more...)
Pep Praises New City Signing
- August 09, 2017

City dropped 17 points in the Premier League at home last season and finished third behind champions Chelsea and Tottenham. And as the build-up to Saturday's Premier League opener away at Brighton continues, Guardiola revealed how grateful he was to the City board for their work in clinching the signing of Bernardo. (more...)
Needing a warm body, Miami inks Jay Cutler Needing a warm body, Miami inks Jay Cutler
- August 09, 2017

Given that FPI already thinks Miami is a long shot to make the playoffs (16.6 percent chance), whatever edge the Dolphins gained by spending $10 million on Cutler most likely will be for naught. "I don't like any quarterbacks but he was one guy that I definitely had a respect for because he took hits and never cried, never complained and just got up and went and played the next play". (more...)
Jaguars OT Branden Albert to unretire Jaguars OT Branden Albert to unretire
- August 09, 2017

Albert has asked to return to the team the Associated Press reported Monday night. He participated in the first three practices and was in the facility working out on fourth day of camp. The former Chiefs and Dolphins offensive tackle would reportedly owe the Jaguars $3.4 million in signing-bonus forfeiture if he were to remain retired. (more...)
Dick Vitale is outraged Colin Kaepernick still doesn't have an National Football League job Dick Vitale is outraged Colin Kaepernick still doesn't have an National Football League job
- August 09, 2017

Spike Lee is now promoting a rally for Kaepernick and put out a flyer on his Twitter account Tuesday morning. Organizations behind the August 23 rally include The People's Consortium for Human and Civil Rights, Inc. Among the latest is Johnny Manziel, a fellow free agent quarterback who praised Kaepernick's abilities in an interview that touched on his own situation and plans. (more...)
Patriots first National Football League franchise to purchase team planes
- August 09, 2017

According to ESPN , the team has purchased two wide-body Boeing 767 aircraft's this offseason. On the outside of at least one of the planes is the team logo and five Lombardi trophies on the tail. Rovell cited rising costs of charter flights as one of the main reasons for the Patriots deciding to purchase their own team planes . National Football League teams haven't thought much about buying their own planes in the past, with only 10 games on the road. (more...)
Morgan praises Mahrez attitude as Roma speculation continues Morgan praises Mahrez attitude as Roma speculation continues
- August 08, 2017

The winger scored 10 goals and provided seven assists across all competitions for the Foxes last season. However, with the player admitting that he would like to hear what they have to say, the club could stick around to make the swoop. Under the former Roma and Leicester boss, Mahrez was a joy to behold at the King Power stadium as the 26-year-old set the Premier League alight in the 2015/16 season, playing a key role in guiding them to the title. (more...)
Lampard blasts Chelsea for selling Matic to Manchester United
- August 08, 2017

They are back in Champions League action this term and will require greater depth to their ranks in order to rotate and rest as required. Who is under pressure for his place in the team? Hazard scored 16 goals for Chelsea last season as the Blues comfortably secured the Premier League title. (more...)
European Central Bank unaware of any approach for coach European Central Bank unaware of any approach for coach
- August 08, 2017

And while Gibson was touted as the leading candidate ahead of the fourth Test between England and South Africa, which started at Old Trafford on Friday, the European Central Bank has insisted no contact has been made. That places extra emphasis on the next group of South Africa coaches to nurture the talents of Kagiso Rabada, Duanne Olivier, Chris Morris and others who may follow. (more...)
Arsenal Defeats Chelsea In The Community Shield Arsenal Defeats Chelsea In The Community Shield
- August 08, 2017

Arsenal defeated Chelsea in a dramatic penalty shoot-out at Wembley to open the new English season with silverware. Looking towards Friday evening's opening league match against Leicester City at the Emirates Wenger explained the win was more "an encouragement rather than a disappointment - nothing more than that. (more...)
Former Cavalier Ron Harper describes Kyrie Irving's trade request as Former Cavalier Ron Harper describes Kyrie Irving's trade request as "youth, ignorance"
- August 08, 2017

That said, it's unclear who leaked Irving's trade request in the first place. Kyrie Irving has come under fire since his trade request became the biggest National Basketball Association news of the summer, but he has one man in his corner. (more...)
Vikings activate RB Latavius Murray from PUP list Vikings activate RB Latavius Murray from PUP list
- August 08, 2017

He has rushed for 2,278 yards and 20 touchdowns (12 in 2016) in 45 games (31 starts). Bradford said that the coaches haven't told him how much the No. Zimmer said it was hard to evaluate some aspects of the practice without full tackling, but noted that Cook fared well. The Vikings have had plenty of time to get a look at their rookie running back in training camp. (more...)
Kipyegon adds world title to Olympic 1500m gold
- August 08, 2017

Kenyan Faith Kipyegon claimed a dramatic victory in the women's 1500m, adding the world title to her Olympic and Commonwealth crowns by hanging tough in the final straight when the challenges were coming from everywhere. "The last 300m in particular I ran my guts out and it paid off", said Simpson. "Having the experience is huge because having the ability to stay calm is so hard". (more...)
Barcelona to play Gamper Trophy without Neymar, Mathieu, Masip Barcelona to play Gamper Trophy without Neymar, Mathieu, Masip
- August 08, 2017

Barcelona eased into life without Neymar by honouring Chapecoense , the Brazilian side still reeling from a devastating plane crash that killed 19 players and 24 club officials previous year, in a 5-0 friendly win on Monday. Elias denied Messi and Luis Suarez at the end of flowing moves before Deulofeu tapped home Ivan Rakitic's low cross at the far post in the sixth minute. (more...)