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Worldwide boss gives verdict on potential Southampton transfer Worldwide boss gives verdict on potential Southampton transfer
- August 08, 2017

With Liverpool odds-on at 1/2, Chelsea are now 15/8 to sign Van Dijk, who can be backed at 8/1 to still be with the Saints after the current transfer window closes. Whether the Dutch worldwide moves to Anfield or not, his Southampton career must now be at an end. I am already here to work with this squad and not just always thinking 'but if we don't get this or this.' Let's wait until August 31. (more...)
Gase confirms Dolphins and Cutler have mutual interest following Dolphins intrasquad scrimmage Gase confirms Dolphins and Cutler have mutual interest following Dolphins intrasquad scrimmage
- August 07, 2017

Jay Cutler is leaning toward staying in broadcasting and not joining the Miami Dolphins , sources close to the situation told ESPN on Saturday . The network has been operating all offseason on the assumption Cutler is aboard, shaping their broadcaster lineup accordingly. (more...)
Vijender Singh rakes in Twitter applause after stretching streak to 9-0 Vijender Singh rakes in Twitter applause after stretching streak to 9-0
- August 06, 2017

Speaking about the much-awaited encounter, Vijender had earlier trolled his opponent and said that he would try to finish the bout as soon as possible as "Chinese product don't last long". "I'll be proud to win this double title fight for him", said Zulpikar. His last bout was with African boxer Thomas Mashali where he won his current title WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion past year. (more...)
Stephen Curry says playing in pro golf tournament is 'amazing experience' Stephen Curry says playing in pro golf tournament is 'amazing experience'
- August 06, 2017

If you told me I was going to shoot 74 going into the first round I'd take that all day, every day. "It was pretty cool - really cool - to see", Spieth, an Under Armour endorser, as is Curry, continued. "I tried to take a deep breath, but still there wasn't anything I could do to get myself prepared for that moment". Basketball star Stephen Curry carded a second successive four-over-par 74 in the Ellie Mae Classic . (more...)
India thrash Sri Lanka by 304 runs to win first Test
- July 31, 2017

Dilruwan Perera, Lahiru Kumara, Danushka Gunathilaka shared one wicket each for Sri Lanka in the second innings. Even though Rohit Sharma didn't play in the first Test , he actively participated in the team's celebrations and congratulated them on winning the match. (more...)
Pradeep takes five, but India surpass 500 Pradeep takes five, but India surpass 500
- July 30, 2017

At stumps on the first day, Team India scores 399 runs on three wickets. India only needed to take eight wickets in the second innings to wrap up the match as Herath and Asela Gunaratne were unfit to bat due to hand injuries. Mathews, who struggled initially against Ashwin, on 32 surviving an lbw decision reviewed by India when ball-tracking returned an umpire's call verdict, slowly grew in assurance, and ended the day batting on 54 with Dilruwan Perera for company. (more...)
Renato Sanches Hints At His Next Club
- July 27, 2017

However, with Antonio Conte being a serial victor and a ruthless tactician, the Italian will undoubtedly be far from impressed with what he saw in the opening stages of the game, although Marcos Alonso was able to pull one back just before the interval. (more...)
Mithali Raj is key if India are to beat tournament favourites Australia
- July 21, 2017

But of those 21 hundreds, Raj has six alone. "She's a big game player and I'm sure we'll see that again this week". The minimum number of overs required to constitute a match is 20, with the cut-off point for play to start at 4:38pm (1538 GMT). (more...)
No Man United offer for Perisic No Man United offer for Perisic
- July 21, 2017

The former Manchester United goalkeeper says the Croatian will be an asset for manager Jose Mourinho. Inter Milan will play Ivan Perisic on their pre-season tour of Asia with Manchester United yet to make an offer near the £48m asking fee. (more...)
Tee Times for Amateurs in US Women's Open Tee Times for Amateurs in US Women's Open
- July 16, 2017

The second round will begin 15 minutes later with all tee times delayed 15 minutes. I switched over to News in 2002, and at my first New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority meeting, the new President and Chairman suggested to the board that a new project should be built at the then-Continental Arena site. (more...)
David Nwaba Waived by Los Angeles David Nwaba Waived by Los Angeles
- July 13, 2017

It was clear Kentavious Caldwell-Pope wasn't going to return to the Pistons when the team renounced his rights last week. Signing the free agent could fulfill the Lakers' desire to acquire a point guard on a one-year deal. What Would Rondo Bring to the Lakers? It'd also be interesting to see how Caldwell-Pope and Clarkson would wind up on the depth chart at shooting guard , but it's hard to envision Clarkson being pushed back to the second-team at this point. (more...)
Venus Williams into Wimbledon semis with impressive win over Jelena Ostapenko Venus Williams into Wimbledon semis with impressive win over Jelena Ostapenko
- July 13, 2017

Sixth-seeded Johanna Konta of Britain fashioned a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 win over No. 21 seed Caroline Garcia of France to end a 33-year drought since Wimbledon had home representation in the last eight of the women's singles. I love pressure. It's not always easy dealing with the pressure. "But, you know, I'm sure that the women, we would want more matches on Centre or Court No. (more...)
Tour de France: Marcel Kittel collects third win in seventh stage Tour de France: Marcel Kittel collects third win in seventh stage
- July 09, 2017

It was the second win at this Tour for a French rider, after Arnaud Demare's on Stage 4. Who can stop Marcel Kittel? While Froome managed to stay upright, Thomas was flipped off his bike and landed in some road-side hay bales. "He's obviously going well but I think he's going to have more pressure on him now". "Going forward we can not afford to allow Fabio that kind of a gap again". (more...)
JJ Redick to Sixers: How much cap space do they have left? JJ Redick to Sixers: How much cap space do they have left?
- July 02, 2017

Redick has agreed to terms on a one-year, $23 million contract with the 76ers, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reports . But Philadelphia won out, with Redick telling ESPN: "It's where I wanted to be". Interestingly, it was down from his absurd career-high 48 percent shooting from the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season. Redick will likely round out a Sixers starting-five that will also include Fultz in the backcourt with Simmons, Dario Saric and Joel Embiid in the ... (more...)
Andy Murray learns potential route to Wimbledon final
- July 02, 2017

Defending champion Andy Murray will learn later today who he plays in the first round of the Wimbledon Championships next week, but whoever his opponent there will be a sense of trepidation on the part of the World No 1. Garbine Muguruza (+900) has been struggling with her confidence and Angelique Kerber (+1400) also has a mental game that's in a shambles, while No. (more...)
Former Bear Jaylen Brown Named to NBA All-Rookie Team Former Bear Jaylen Brown Named to NBA All-Rookie Team
- July 01, 2017

Dario Saric and Joel Embiid were the other two candidates. Embiid, a 7-foot, 250-pound center, played in 31 games averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 2.5 blocks while averaging 25 minutes a game. I just want to say thank you to everybody. He shot 47 percent from the field, 37 percent from three-point range and 78 percent from the free-throw line. (more...)
Shastri confirms India job application Shastri confirms India job application
- June 30, 2017

Posting a sarcastic tweet Goenka mapped out the roles and responsibilities of candidate whosoever applies for India head coach. Watch: Relive Prasad at his very best . Prasad, who played 33 Tests and 162 ODIs in the 90s, is set to finish his three-year term as the junior India chief selector in September this year. The report further stated that the Committee of Advisors (COA) wasn't happy with the manner in which the Anil Kumble-Virat Kohli matter was handled. (more...)
Takata Corp releases statement on bankruptcy filing Takata Corp releases statement on bankruptcy filing
- June 30, 2017

This points to around 40 million air bags as yet uncollected in the USA and Japan combined. Aairbag maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy in its home nation of Japan and in the United States, as the firm continues to bear the brunt of a scandal related to faulty airbags. (more...)
Supreme Court will hear sports betting case
- June 28, 2017

The court made a decision to accept the state's appeal even after the Trump administration urged the justices not to get involved. The casino industry, after a period of job losses and closings, has lately been doing better. The case has lasted almost as long as Christie has been in office. Hold the phone. Legal and regulated sports betting in New Jersey is not dead. Currently, the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA) of 1992 bans all but four states - Nevada, ... (more...)
Milner delivers verdict on new Liverpool signing Salah Milner delivers verdict on new Liverpool signing Salah
- June 26, 2017

Dubbed the "African Deco", Keita has burst onto the scene in an impressive season with his current side - helping Leipzig finish second in the Bundesliga last season, securing a Champions League spot for next term. I always think about the small details because I need to improve more and more". For now, fans will have to wait and see what other players may be arriving in Anfield before the season gets going again in August. (more...)
Manpreet Singh led team beaten 3-2 in thrilling match Manpreet Singh led team beaten 3-2 in thrilling match
- June 24, 2017

Going by form and ranking, world no. 6 India start overwhelming favourites against the 14th-placed Malaysians. It didn't help India's cause with Malaysia winning another PC in the 57th minute but Razie Rahim's flick went far wide. He challenged the umpire's decision to award Malaysia their sixth penalty corner from which Razie Rahim scored the match-winner in the 48th minute of the match. (more...)
Islanders acquire Eberle from Oilers
- June 23, 2017

It's one of the iconic moments in Canadian World Juniors history. After a 50-point season in his second year in NY (17 goals, 33 assists), he only managed 28 and 30 points in the two seasons since. I think I've proven in the past I can score (four 20-goal seasons, one 34). "Maybe, if that's where I end up, our games suit each other well". But of course, he did look in the rearview mirror. (more...)
Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
- June 21, 2017

Yes, our diet is pivotal. Communist Party leaders pledged that greenhouse gas emissions will peak no later than 2030 under the Paris pact, and start to fall after then. In a statement published on state news agency website KCNA Tuesday, a spokesman for the foreign ministry said by exiting the Paris deal America showed "the height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their own well-being, even at the cost of the entire planet". (more...)
Mexico Snatches Late 2-2 Draw against Portugal in FIFA Confederations Cup
- June 21, 2017

Ricardo Quaresma opened the scoring for Portugal in the 34th minute on a magical assist from Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo . Cedric Soares' 86th-minute shot was deflected in, but Hector Moreno snatched a point in the 91st minute. (more...)
Watch MS Dhoni Pacifies Angry Mohammad Shami Watch MS Dhoni Pacifies Angry Mohammad Shami
- June 21, 2017

NDTV reported that soon after the conclusion of the post-match ceremony after the Champions Trophy Final at the Oval on Sunday, many Pakistani supporters mocked the Indian captain Virat Kohli along with a few other players, who didn't respond to the comments. (more...)
Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out Vegas holds all the cards with NHL expansion draft list out
- June 21, 2017

But since teams weren't able to protect everyone they would like, Vegas is going to use that against them and try to swing deals to selecting specific players. McPhee is free to negotiate contracts with any free agents left unprotected during the next several days - players like Joe Thornton, T.J. Oshie, Alex Radulov, Karl Alzner and Kevin Shattenkirk, just to name a few. (more...)
Quote: Mayweather Will Knock McGregor Out in Three Rounds or Less Quote: Mayweather Will Knock McGregor Out in Three Rounds or Less
- June 21, 2017

The former world amateur champion, who was recently released by Team GB, is the latest emerging star to join Floyd Mayweather's growing stable. Amidst boxing's never-ending "GOAT" debate, the 40 year-old Mayweather is an undeniable candidate. (more...)
Europa League: Rangers draw Prodgres Niederkorn in first qualifying round Europa League: Rangers draw Prodgres Niederkorn in first qualifying round
- June 20, 2017

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham have all earned automatic spots into the Champions League group stage, but five British sides will have to go through qualification to join them. Albania's newly crowned Superliga champions Kukes have been drawn against Moldova's Sheriff in the second qualifying round of the 2017-2018 Champions League campaign. (more...)
Pakistan strikes, India's top order collapses in high-octane Champions Trophy final Pakistan strikes, India's top order collapses in high-octane Champions Trophy final
- June 19, 2017

Fakhar rode his luck for a spellbinding 114, caught-behind from a no-ball on three and escaping a run-out chance with just a single to his name in Pakistan's total of 338 for four at The Oval. Rohit Sharma (0), Shikhar Dhawan (21) and Virat Kohli (5) were snuffed out by Amir in a devastating first spell with three brilliant deliveries. Batting first, and setting a score, has been a tough ask throughout the knockout phase of the tournament so far, and I don't see that as Pakistan's ... (more...)
Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight
- June 19, 2017

At this point, with the way things are heading, don't be surprised if we see McGregor start filing for some insane "1-0" trademarks as a way to fire back at his opponent before their fight. "It's the right fight at the right place at the right time". The long-awaited Mayweather-Pacquiao bout didn't deliver the type of entertainment fans expected from a heavily hyped, $100 pay-per-view event in May 2015, but their welterweight title fight drew a record of roughly 4.6 million buys and generated ... (more...)
Trump changes some - but not all - of Obama's Cuba policy
- June 17, 2017

Another Senior White House Official said in February Trump had ordered a full review of the USA policy toward Cuba . The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the policy before the formal announcement, despite the president's regular criticism of the use of anonymous sources. (more...)
UFC great rushed to hospital after truck collides with train UFC great rushed to hospital after truck collides with train
- June 17, 2017

The 43-year-old was airlifted to a nearby medical facility. His condition was not immediately available, but Illinois State Police described his injuries as serious. UFC mixed martial arts fighter Matt Hughes during a news conference in San Francisco, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010. Overall, the dominant grappler boasted a 16-6 overall record in the UFC including T/KOs and five submissions in one of the greatest MMA careers we've ever witnessed. (more...)
Trump says Scalise shooter is dead
- June 15, 2017

The Congressional Baseball Game has been a tradition since 1909, being played between members of the U.S. House and Senate. "My thoughts and prayers go to Congressman Scalise , the injured staffers and law enforcement officers who were hurt by this senseless act of violence". (more...)
England 'stood up to be counted', says Southgate England 'stood up to be counted', says Southgate
- June 13, 2017

England were heading for a first qualifying defeat since October 2009 after Leigh Griffiths struck two glorious late free-kicks to wipe out substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener. The former Scotland and Manchester United midfielder said he was impressed with the physical presence of Gareth Southgate's young England side - and how his men coped with it. (more...)
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
- June 12, 2017

Doris Burke of ESPN went on broadcast to confirm that she spoke to the scorers' table. "The procedure is to advise the table who the technical foul is on and with the player we give a number". "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland, honestly", Green said. "After calling the loose ball foul on Draymond Green, I noticed the reaction by coach Kerr and then assessed the technical foul", Goble said to a pool reporter. (more...)