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Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo joins Fulham on a season-long loan Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo joins Fulham on a season-long loan
- August 17, 2017

Fulham have signed Liverpool forward Sheyi Ojo on a season-long loan. In August 2015 the Hemel Hempstead born winger signed on loan for Wolves . "I'm delighted to welcome Sheyi Ojo to the Fulham Football Club", said vice-chairman and director of football operations Tony Khan . "He possesses fantastic physical talents and also carries himself with poise and class". (more...)
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Officially Appeal Six-Game Suspension Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott, NFLPA Officially Appeal Six-Game Suspension
- August 17, 2017

It's uncertain what role the Dallas Cowboys franchise owner Jerry Jones will play in the appeal. Henderson will now be tasked with determining if the league's ruling and subsequent punishment were justified. "Efforts to shame and blame victims are often what prevents people from coming forward to report violence and/or seek help in the first place". "You will see. (more...)
Everton medical today for Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton medical today for Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson
- August 17, 2017

But I saw him in the blue!" Sigurdsson , 27, scored nine goals last season and teamed with Fernando Llorente to form a potent duo. "It took some time but finally we have signed the player", Koeman told evertontv . Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is considered a priority as is West Bromwich Albion's Nacer Chadli. "He will not be involved tomorrow", Koeman said. (more...)
Sean Payton addresses firing of team doctors, Breaux injury Sean Payton addresses firing of team doctors, Breaux injury
- August 17, 2017

After a visit to a specialist, Breaux was found to have a fractured fibula. Payton said that the Saints' search for new physicians will be separate from their partnership with Ochsner Health Systems, and there is no timetable on when new hires will be announced. (more...)
Tanner Ainge loses primary election for Utah's US House seat Tanner Ainge loses primary election for Utah's US House seat
- August 17, 2017

Jason Chaffetz in the special election November 7. Herrod had cast himself as the true conservative in the 3rd District Republican primary. But elections officials said they are being especially careful with the tally after House ballots were sent to roughly 68,000 voters not eligible to vote in the primary. (more...)
Utah's 3rd District special election Utah's 3rd District special election
- August 17, 2017

November 7: The special election to succeed Chaffetz, with the victor serving out the remainder of the term until 2018, took place. "But tomorrow we go to work". Curtis will face Democratic nominee Kathie Allen, a physician selected at a party convention, as well as Jim Bennett, the son of the late GOP senator Robert F. (more...)
Maria Sharapova granted wild card entry to play in US Open Maria Sharapova granted wild card entry to play in US Open
- August 16, 2017

After a 15-month long suspension for violating anti-doping regulations, Sharapova made her tour return in April at Stuttgart, reaching the semi-finals. She must also be salivating at the chance to play what may well be the last Serena-less Slam. In a press release, the USTA announced that Sharapova will have an opportunity to make a triumphant return to the 2017 US Open with a wild-card berth. (more...)
Jay Cutler to make debut for Dolphins against Ravens Jay Cutler to make debut for Dolphins against Ravens
- August 16, 2017

The coach suggested that would be the case earlier this week, and it became obvious after Cutler took all of the first-team snaps during Tuesday's walkthrough. Cutler threw for 1,059 yards and four touchdowns with five interceptions for the Bears in 2016 before a shoulder injury ended his season. Lured out of retirement by Gase, who was Cutler's offensive coordinator in Chicago in 2015, the quarterback signed a one-year, $10 million deal to come out of retirement. (more...)
Hoffenheim v Liverpool line-ups: Teams confirmed for Champions League qualifying clash Hoffenheim v Liverpool line-ups: Teams confirmed for Champions League qualifying clash
- August 16, 2017

But after an open and frenetic game, the home side scored a late goal through Mark Uth to set up an exciting second leg at Anfield. Havard Nordtveit inadvertently deflected substitute James Milner's cross from the left high into his own net to put the five-time European champions 2-0 up in the 74th minute. (more...)
Raiders Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at preseason NFL game Raiders Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at preseason NFL game
- August 14, 2017

I very strongly believe in standing for the national anthem , but I'm going to respect you as a man, you do your thing, OK, and we'll do ours'". Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio was unaware of Lynch sitting during the national anthem , but accepted his decision. (more...)
End of an era: Legend Bolt set for final race End of an era: Legend Bolt set for final race
- August 14, 2017

The event would be the finals of men's 4x100m relay and all eyes will be on sprint king, Usain "lightening" Bolt. Bolt received the baton with Jamaica in third, but halfway down the finishing straight the towering sprinter pulled up clutching his left thigh, eventually doing a forward somersault to the ground, to gasps from the 60,000 watching on at London Stadium. (more...)
Iran Allocates $520Mln for Missile Program in Response to New US Sanctions Iran Allocates $520Mln for Missile Program in Response to New US Sanctions
- August 14, 2017

Of the members present, 240 parliamentarians out of 244 voted in favour of passing the bill. The bill will allocate $260m (£200m) to Iran's ballistic missile programme and the same amount to Quds Force, the special forces unit of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard. (more...)
Liverpool to sign Napoli star to replace Philippe Coutinho Liverpool to sign Napoli star to replace Philippe Coutinho
- August 14, 2017

That decide, for example, just in general, if we sell a player or we don't sell him. The German added to Sky Sports: "I am responsible for the whole team, all the players, so I need to be focused on the players who are available". "I'm not fed up talking about it", Klopp told a news conference. I was not happy in the first half with the situation; it was very physical and Watford were too often the winners in these situations. (more...)
Rally Cat: Feline on field sets up Cardinals' grand slam Rally Cat: Feline on field sets up Cardinals' grand slam
- August 14, 2017

The cat almost took a chunk out of this Busch Stadium grounds crew member's finger during Wednesday's Cardinals-Royals game. The streaking Cardinals have won seven games in a row overall and, including the contest in which Molina hit the grand slam, have captured three straight victories since the cat appeared. (more...)
Dallas store selling Dallas store selling "Free Zeke" t-shirts in wake of six-game suspension
- August 13, 2017

Elliott is planning on appealing the NFL's decision. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would be the primary league executive to hear the appeal. Elliott can and likely will appeal. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the "benchmark" for the suspension is six games, though it could be fewer. (more...)
Knee injury rules James McCarthy out of Everton opener Knee injury rules James McCarthy out of Everton opener
- August 13, 2017

Ross Barkley and James McCarthy are both out with groin and knee injuries respectively. After a busy summer in the transfer market - manager Ronald Koeman has made seven new signings so far and there could be more to follow before the transfer window closes - our fans are excited about the season ahead, and rightly so. (more...)
Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race Edris ends Farah's invincibility in final race
- August 13, 2017

It doesn't quite sink in until you compete here and cross the line - I had a couple of minutes to myself - that this is it. In what was his last major track appearance before retirement later this month, the 34-year-old finished with a time of 13 minutes 33.22 seconds - almost one second behind gold-winner Muktar Edris of Ethiopia. (more...)
Mayweather requests to wear 8oz gloves for super fight vs McGregor Mayweather requests to wear 8oz gloves for super fight vs McGregor
- August 13, 2017

Chief among them, however, was a leaked photo that showed Malignaggi falling backward to the canvas during a hard 12-round session in Las Vegas . Mick Konstantin from Celbridge wrote and recorded "There's Only One Conor McGregor ", which has gone viral on social media, with over 2.7 million views on Facebook, and several hundred thousand more on other platforms, since it was posted last Wednesday. (more...)
Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Betting: Eagles set to maul newly promoted Terriers Crystal Palace v Huddersfield Betting: Eagles set to maul newly promoted Terriers
- August 13, 2017

Joel Ward's own goal saw Huddersfield become the first team to net their maiden Premier League goal in that manner. Aaron Mooy whipped in a fantastic cross where record-signing Steve Mounie leaped highest before powering a bullet header past Wayne Hennessey . (more...)
Resolute Liverpool maintain that Philippe Coutinho will not be sold
- August 13, 2017

Barcelona are desperate to land the 25-year-old to replace fellow Brazilian Neymar who was sold for a world record 222 million euros to Paris Saint Germain last week. Coutinho signed a new five-year deal with the Reds in January, with no release clause, ensuring the club are in a strong position if they opt to negotiate. (more...)