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Isco Isco "very close" to signing new contract with Real Madrid
- August 13, 2017

Jose Mourinho's side were forced to dance to Isco's tune on the night as the Spaniard, operating in the number 10 position, orchestrated another Real Madrid victory. The staff are doing a great job, we do not fail because of the relationship in the dressing room. Zidane also warned the European champions against a Barcelona backlash at Camp Nou on Sunday. (more...)
Wenger doubts Tottenham can fill Wembley this season Wenger doubts Tottenham can fill Wembley this season
- August 13, 2017

Danny Rose , meanwhile, has caused chaos before a ball has even been kicked with his comments on his future. With Erik Lamela still working his way back to full fitness following a long-term hip problem we could see Moussa Sissoko make a rare start against his former club this weekend. (more...)
Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby in massive shakeup Bills trade Sammy Watkins and Ronald Darby in massive shakeup
- August 12, 2017

But then Bills GM Doug Whaley traded away the Bills first round pick in 2015 to grab Watkins. In his three years with the Bills, the former Clemson product has hauled in 153 passes for 2,459 yards and 17 touchdowns. They no longer have to deal with the question marks that hover around Watkins, they get two solid draft picks and they also receive two solid players to help the team immediately. (more...)
Zach Randolph Arrested in Los Angeles for Felony Marijuana Possession Zach Randolph Arrested in Los Angeles for Felony Marijuana Possession
- August 11, 2017

They charged the 36-year-old with possession of marijuana with intent to sell because of a "large amount of weed found". His bail was set at $20,000. The other arrest was for gun possession, police said. Since the news broke, Randolph's agent and attorney Raymond Brothers called the charges are false and misleading. (more...)
PGA Championship 2017: Brian Harman excited to compete at 'improved' Quail Hollow PGA Championship 2017: Brian Harman excited to compete at 'improved' Quail Hollow
- August 11, 2017

Former world number one in pro-golfing, Adam Scott , thinks the Quail Hollow renovation is the equivalent of a person who undergoes a facelift just for the sake of it, not because it is needed. Anirban Lahiri previously has recorded the best ever finish for an Indian golfer at the PGA Championships in 2015 when he finished fifth. "I'm past that point". (more...)
UCLA QB Josh Rosen on being a student athlete UCLA QB Josh Rosen on being a student athlete
- August 10, 2017

We're not just trying to keep them eligible; we're trying to graduate them. Obviously, Jones is responding to a snippet of what Rosen said, but it was a classic one-liner from the ex-Ohio State quarterback, "Chill bro, play school". You lose athletes and then the product on the field suffers. Football and school have gone together as long as there has been college football. "Tom Brady might be able to play three or four more years". (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea: Blues step up interest for Arsenal star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Chelsea: Blues step up interest for Arsenal star
- August 10, 2017

Blues boss Conte is a huge admirer of the 23-year-old England global and hopes to complete a deal before the window closes. Arsenal should really be looking to hold of players like Oxlade-Chamberlain. With Oxlade-Chamberlain allowed to discuss terms with any club interested in him, in January, ahead of a move next summer, Arsenal may be forced into selling the England worldwide this summer in order to avoid losing him for nothing. (more...)
Mourinho blames United's Super Cup defeat on Ronaldo's seven-minute cameo
- August 10, 2017

With Manchester United on the break with three players against two Real Madrid defenders, it was puzzling that Paul Pogba elected to shoot from about 30 yards when Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese Lingard were in space and better positioned. (more...)
Carlos Vela heading to LAFC as first DP in club history Carlos Vela heading to LAFC as first DP in club history
- August 10, 2017

Los Angeles FC has officially announced Carlos Vela as the team's first designated player. The 28-year-old Mexican worldwide will remain in Spain until January, when he will depart for the California side that is set to begin play in the 2018 season. (more...)
Bouchard falls to Vekic in 1st Round Action at Rogers Cup Bouchard falls to Vekic in 1st Round Action at Rogers Cup
- August 10, 2017

She is joined in the last 16 by fifth seed Elina Svitolina (9/1), who prevailed 7-6 (7/4) 6-4 against Daria Kasatkina in Tuesday's other second-round match. Bouchard did not buy into that idea very much, saying, "I guess I'm relatively young, but I feel old in a way". "I hope I am going to have support (in the) next match and I hope we are going to play on this court again", added Vekic. (more...)
Former Ole Miss coach Nutt's lawsuit vs. school dismissed Former Ole Miss coach Nutt's lawsuit vs. school dismissed
- August 10, 2017

Ole Miss was committed on its position that it did not owe Nutt an apology. It was back in July that Freeze resigned from the job amid a female escort service scandal , a story that was uncovered during Nutt's lawsuit. The University of MS will meet with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions on September 11 in Covington, Kentucky, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. (more...)
Roma still want Leicester City winger,Mahrez but looking at other options Roma still want Leicester City winger,Mahrez but looking at other options
- August 10, 2017

Roma and Arsenal have been heavily linked with the Algerian and Inter Milan are also monitoring his situation, however, despite this uncertainty, Mahrez will be considered for selection on the opening day of the Premier League. "We know he's come out and said that he wants to leave". "We don't want to be a selling club". "We don't want to sell our best players". Mahrez claimed he wanted to speak to Roma but sources close to the player believe his preferred choice has always been ... (more...)
Former Syracuse head coach MacPherson dies at 86 Former Syracuse head coach MacPherson dies at 86
- August 10, 2017

Former New England Patriots coach Dick MacPherson has died at the age of 86, according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk . MacPherson was most known for his coaching prowess on the collegiate level, spending time as the head coach of both the University of MA and Syracuse University and being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009. (more...)
Liverpool in 'good shape' ahead Watford, Hoffenheim clashes Liverpool in 'good shape' ahead Watford, Hoffenheim clashes
- August 10, 2017

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he is feeling "really excited" ahead of the new campaign following an impressive set of pre-season results. Liverpool fans will be hoping Philippe Coutinho is still a Reds player by the end of the week. Q The Premier League has reached its 25th season. (more...)
Arsenal eye new Alexis Sanchez deal as PSG focus on Kylian Mbappe Arsenal eye new Alexis Sanchez deal as PSG focus on Kylian Mbappe
- August 10, 2017

But Wenger says his striker remains concentrated on matters at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal have received a massive boost ahead of the new season. Wenger revealed the 28-year-old will miss the first couple of weeks of the Premier League season, which includes matches against Leicester City and Stoke City, due to an abdominal problem. (more...)
No contact with PSG over Sanchez, claims Wenger No contact with PSG over Sanchez, claims Wenger
- August 10, 2017

Although Wenger insisted several times that Sanchez would not be sold, he confirmed that the forward would miss Friday's Premier League clash at home to Leicester besides a trip to Stoke the following weekend. "For us Alexis Sanchez is a loss, of course", he said. "I don't think I would have started him". Arsenal is set to receive an £80 million (about $104 million) bid from Paris Saint-Germain for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports. (more...)
Boston Red Sox Win Behind A Cy Young Performance By Chris Sale Boston Red Sox Win Behind A Cy Young Performance By Chris Sale
- August 10, 2017

After Mookie Betts grounded into a fielder's choice to get the out at second, Devers grounded to Pruitt, who tried to turn a 1-6-3 double play but made a wide throw to Adeiny Hechavarria and could only get the force at second, allowing Pedroia to score. (more...)
Najam Sethi appointed as new PCB chief Najam Sethi appointed as new PCB chief
- August 10, 2017

Newly-elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi says one of the challenges for him is to bring back global cricket to Pakistan. Speaking on the occasion, Najam Sethi thanked the members of the Board of Governors, saying he would live up to the confidence they had reposed in him. (more...)
Burnley forward Andre Gray signs with Watford Burnley forward Andre Gray signs with Watford
- August 10, 2017

Gray scored nine times and provided three assists in the Premier League last season as Burnley secured their status in the top tier by finishing 16th. However, the former England C global made it clear he would not be looking to renew a deal which had just 12 months still to run. Luton Town are not in line for any more sell-on cash if rivals Watford complete the signing of former Hatters striker Andre Gray . (more...)
Athletes competing at worlds get sick at official hotel Athletes competing at worlds get sick at official hotel
- August 10, 2017

Earlier Tuesday, the IAAF said Makwala was out of the final "due to a medical condition on the instruction of the IAAF Medical Delegate". The IAAF said no other athletes that have already qualified will be affected if Makwala makes the field. (more...)