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Wilfried Bony: Court battles won't ruin my Swansea comeback


Bony, though, insists those proceedings are in no way weighing on him and that he feels fit and ready to shine for the Welsh club this season. Portugal midfielder Sanches is set to make his Swansea debut against Newcastle on Super Sunday after completing a shock season-long loan move from Bayern Munich . Read More »

Larson wins in overtime, rolls into playoffs


Martin Truex Jr . had avoided a freakish incident with an ambulance near pit road on an earlier caution, and was cruising toward the victory when Derrike Cope gave Larson a break by bringing out a caution with three laps remaining. 78 team in a box. Drivers advancing with single victories are Kevin Harvick , Dave Blaney, Kurt Busch , Ryan Newman , Austin Dillon and Kasey Kahne . Read More »

Mithali Raj trolled for Twitter Pic in spaghetti top


The fans didn't just support her, but also called out the trolls for having such a regressive mindset. Several tweets simply commended the picture or answered the trolls that she has the right to wear whatever she wants to and that she is "the nation's pride". Read More »

Real Madrid coach Zidane says Asensio should be left in peace


But Perez insists the club are delighted to have Bale on their books. Los Blancos scooped La Liga along with the UEFA Champions League last season, setting expectations high for coach Zinedine Zidane's team. Bale alongside Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric following yet another Champions League triumph. "I feel important at the moment and very comfortable, and hope to keep going like this for many years for both Madrid and Spain". Read More »

Mbappe told Dembele: Go to Barca

However, Rodgers claims his side have learnt from their Champions League campaign a year ago - they went out at the group stage after pulling Barcelona and Manchester City in their pool - and go into it in a confident frame of mind on the back of a 4-1 humbling of Hamilton on Friday. Read More »

Scott Hend increases lead to 2 at suspended European Masters


However, the Australian still leads holds a two-shot lead over the chasing pack which is now led by South Africa's Darren Fichardt , England's Matthew Fitzpatrick and Paraguayan Fabrizio Zanotti who are all at nine-under-par. Hend battled in the testing conditions and despite being two over on the day, his nearest rivals' rounds meant his lead lengthened. "Some nice holes to finish with when we come back tomorrow so we will see how we will be positioned for the final round". Read More »

Anderson replaces Jadeja as No. 1 Test bowler

In what turned out to be an ugly episode that marred the series in which India won a Test at Lord's after 28 years, the England pacer was alleged to have pushed and abused Jadeja. He took the first two West Indies wickets on the day, the last one, and the most important one. That proven combination netted him his best innings haul in tests, took him past 500 test wickets, and gave him a series-leading 19 wickets through the three matches, eight more than the next best bowler. Read More »

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict Signs Three-Year Extension


The recent suspension was handed down after he delivered a hit on Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman during a preseason game. "We have worked hard at training, developing and retaining players". Burfict's career with the Bengals has been marked by numerous suspensions for what the league considers violations of player safety. It will be recalled that Burfict, an undrafted rookie, came off the bench the Thursday night before the third game in 2012 to start when Thomas Howard ... Read More »

Can't believe I will play in semis, says del Potro


With the Swiss struggling with his own serve, the lanky Argentine had one opportunity at 5-5 when the Swiss hit a double fault and then punished him with a splendid forehand passing shot. The Argentine 24th seed won their quarter-final 7-5 3-6 7-6 (10-8) 6-4 in Wednesday's night session. " Juan Martin deserves it more". Is true that when he's playing well, it's hard to stop him. Read More »

Mcgregor Ticket Sales Fall Short Of Record


This bout missed hitting the gate receipts record set by the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight . But it certainly attracted the crowd including millionaires who came in their private jets that the Las Vegas airport was like a vehicle park for jetliners. Read More »

Royals out score Twins 5-2


Trevor Hildenberger got the win to improve to 3-2 this season, while Matt Belisle closed things down in the 9th for his 6th save of the season. "We can pitch him in the seventh and eighth innings and get him in more games instead of holding him back for save situations, and try to get him sharp again, and then reinsert him". Read More »

Sadio Mane has issued a heartfelt apology to Ederson


The Reds slumped to their heaviest reversal under Klopp at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, losing Mane in the midst of their 5-0 hammering . "But the decisive decision in the whole game was the red card". "It had a big influence on the game ". "I was really angry at half-time - not because of the scoreline, not because of the red card - I was angry because I didn't see that we really understood we could have got everything", said Klopp. Read More »

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai knocks out Roman Gonzalez in title rematch


The two fought earlier in the year in what will surely be a candidate for Fight of the Year in 2107. "Many people did not believe I won but I know that I was victorious and will prove again that I am better on Saturday night". "There's so much talent on this show, I could see these guys fighting two to three shows down the road", promoter Tom Loeffler said. The Inoue vs. Nieves fight will showcase the Japanese champion in his first ever fight outside of his homeland of Japan and in front of ... Read More »

Wallabies and Springboks battle out draw in Perth


In the 23-23 draw with the Springboks in Perth on Saturday night, the Wallabies' scrum got wheeled several times as Australia's forwards struggled to match it with the power of the South Africans. Foley converted and then nailed a penalty to give the Wallabies a 13-10 half-time lead. Uelese was on far earlier than expected when top hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau copped a poke in the eye and required a concussion test on the sidelines before the 20-minute mark. Read More »

(13) Auburn at (3) Clemson: Three things to watch early


Bryant, who rushed for 68 yards on 19 attempts, scored on a 3-yard run with 48 seconds left in the first half, then scampered 27 yards for Clemson's second touchdown with 11:47 left in the third quarter to provide the Tigers with all the points they would need. Read More »

UFC 215 PPV Odds For Saturday


Shevchenko has a chance to be the first Russian to capture UFC gold. It was a tactical fight with few extended skirmishes until Nunes, now 15-4-0, took Shevchenko twice to the mat in the fifth round. Later, she landed on Shevchenko's back but could not get anything. "I know in the last round I was going to go for the takedown and I did". Shevchenko, 29, who outlanded Nunes 104 to 85 in total strikes, appeared incredulous while shaking her head after the scores were read. Read More »

Top 25: Ty Isaac, Michigan Wolverines rush past Cincinnati Bearcats


The Badgers held decisive edges after halftime in total yards (206-50) and first downs (13-2). In spite of predictions, John O'Korn did not play a single down for MI. They also forced three turnovers and had six sacks. MI (2-0) opened the scoring on the first drive of the game, taking a 7-0 lead with 11:54 left in the first quarter on a 43-yard touchdown pass from junior quarterback Wilton Speight to sophomore wideout Kekoa Crawford . Read More »

Raiders Place K Sebastian Janikowski On IR


Janikowski was questionable heading into the weekend, but it appears that he suffered a setback in his recovery from a back injury. Janikowski recently agreed to a $1 million pay cut, according to ESPN . His 55 field goals of at least 50 yards are an National Football League record. Janikowski will have to miss at least eight weeks. Oakland could choose to designate him as one of two players to return from injured reserve this season. Read More »

Finishing All Blacks down Pumas


He's got a long way to go. The All Blacks will aim to maintain their flawless record in this year's championship when they welcome South Africa next weekend, while Argentina will attempt to earn its first win against Australia in Canberra. Read More »

Lamar Jackson does Jameis Winston impression on near


Louisville (2-0) had 27 plays that went for 10 yards or more , nine plays of 20 yards or more and four of 30 or more . " Lamar Jackson is every bit as good as everybody says he is and thinks he is", said UNC coach Larry Fedora after witnessing Jackson's special talents for himself. Read More »

A team lost 87 yards on this one play


Further, this is just the second meeting between the two teams in Ruston in the first, LA Tech won 22-14 in the 2008 season opener. Mississippi State defensive back Maurice Smitherman tried to land on it but couldn't. But he ran for just 41 yards and a touchdown, which was a minor surprise considering he ran for more than 1,000 yards a year ago. Opening up the 2017 season last week versus FCS foe Northwestern State, the Bulldogs had to fight off a slow start but put their old rival ... Read More »

Sam Darnold's 4 TDs carry USC past Stanford 42-24


Without Solomon Thomas and lacking quality depth on the line and playmakers at linebacker, the Cardinal is vulnerable up front. The Trojans were penalized nine times , including four on the offensive line, for a total of 94 yards. Junior Trenton Irwin is a steady option on the outside after grabbing 37 receptions in 2016. Imatorbhebhe caught one pass for 12 yards against the Broncos, used mostly in blocking situations. Read More »

Eddie Lacy 'ready for a full load' if Seahawks need it

He talks to his brother several times a week. Thompson also added versatility by using another second-round pick on fast, physical safety Josh Jones. To avoid last year's sluggish start, coaches hope the new pieces jell quickly with the established players and the organization's reliable cornerstones - namely Rodgers on offense and linebacker Clay Matthews on defense. Read More »

Pakistan players could pull out of T20 Global League


I think we can expect enthusiastic crowds. I suppose, going to Lahore will feel like I am going home, ' said Elliot. Faf du Plessis will lead the World XI against Sarfraz Ahmed lead Pakistan in the T20 series which is scheduled to be played from September 12. Read More »

Australian team arrive in India to play limited overs series


While the venues for the Australia series have been kept as the same as announced early in August, there have been some changes made for the New Zealand series. While their 2016 tour consisted of three Tests and five ODIs , this one includes just limited-overs matches. Australia will also play three T20 worldwide matches in India. Read More »

Stoke City vs Manchester United English Premier League

But Hughes believes that figure could be under threat if Lukaku stays fully fit and firing for Jose Mourinho's side. We are going with a 3-0 win for United , with Lukaku to score atleast once. But they defended, they were lucky with some late rebounds in front of the goal . On all three occasions his Chelsea side opened the campaign with 12 points from 12, they won the league, but every time they collected anything less there was no silverware for them come May. Read More »

Rams DT Aaron Donald Ends Holdout, Won't Play Sunday


It seems all is forgiven though, because the Rams have waived all fines levied against Donald, and he will be paid for Week 1 , despite not playing. Donald has not been with Rams since minicamp . "Guys are ready to go and we're getting a plan in place and the preparation goes on". The Rams star defensive lineman still has two years remaining on his rookie contract with the team picking up his fifth-year option this offseason , but Los Angeles' general manager Les Snead has repeatedly ... Read More »

Andy Murray congratulates brother Jamie on US Open win


The Swiss teamed up with Jamie Murray of Great Britain to reach the mixed doubles final on Friday, defeating CoCo Vandeweghe and Horia Tecau , 6-4, 7-6 (8). Murray agreed, saying that "we played a great tiebreak". "With the super-tiebreakers, we know how to play them", said Hingis, who was celebrating the 20th anniversary of her singles win in NY as a 16-year-old. Read More »

College Football Nebraska Cornhuskers at Oregon Ducks Start Time, Betting Odds


But on the first play from scrimmage, OR cornerback Uguchukwu Amadi intercepted Nebraska junior quarterback Tanner Lee, whose arm was hit as he threw. Sophomores Dillon Mitchell and Brenden Schooler also had a touchdown grab for Oregon. After that, NU seemed to gain some momentum, but ultimately, the OR offense was a dominant force during the first half. Read More »

Messi scores hat-trick as Barcelona put five goals past Espanyol


Meanwhile, reigning champions Real Madrid dropped points for the second game in a row as Ivi's early opener earned Levante their share of the spoils from a 1-1 draw at the Bernabeu. Set up Messi's first goal (and Pique's), nearly scored a brilliant goal of his own and drove forward from midfield time and again. 26' GOAL! Barcelona 1-0 Espanyol: There's the opening goal! Still has an important role to play despite the nagging doubts over his contract situation. Read More »

Bayern Munich fall to shock defeat at Hoffenheim


After succumbing to a Champions League exit to Liverpool, Hoffenheim faced a tough task at Bayer Leverkusen. Rudy joined the Bavarians on a free transfer this summer after seven seasons with Hoffenheim and has made a solid start to life at Allianz-Arena. Read More »

Real Madrid President Gives United Hope Of Finally Signing Winger


Gareth Bale's touch let him down late in the first half when he broke free behind the defense, and Toni Kroos would have won the game in stoppage time had his curling shot found the net instead of the post. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hinted that the Spanish club may listen to offers for Gareth Bale next year after he was linked with Manchester United in the summer. Read More »