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Joshua Garnett Suffers Leg Injury at 49ers Training Camp, May Require Surgery


Sports Bay Area's Matt Maiocco was among the first to report the news. If they do miss regular season action, the 49ers aren't exactly screwed, but they're not in a good place either. Over the past week, Foster has drawn praise from training-camp observers for his penchant for big plays, but he continued to work with the second and third units. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte thinks he is 'better' thanks to Premier League


Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has dropped a possible hint that Belgian worldwide star Eden Hazard could be sold to Spanish giants Barcelona this summer. "I think that Kenedy last season didn't play before he went on loan and played 20 minutes with Watford , when he went back with Chelsea he played only one game and part of the game in the Carling Cup". Read More »

Czech MotoGP: Cool-headed Marc Marquez at the double


The next race is the Austrian Grand Prix next week. The Repsol Honda rider started from pole in the race, but it wasn't going to be a straightforward affair to the chequered flag. Joining him on Row 2 are Cal Crutchlow (LCR Honda ) and the second Ducati of Jorge Lorenzo , despite an earlier fast lap being disallowed for the "Spartan". Read More »

Newcastle United target hands in transfer request


This would come as a disappointed for Newcastle United , who have been linked with a move for Spanish forward in the summer transfer window. With England global Welbeck returning from injury ahead of schedule last season and Alexandre Lacazette having signed from Lyon in a club-record £52m deal last month, Perez has now been deemed surplus to requirements. Read More »

Netanyahu's former aide to testify in bribery case


Mandelblit's home has been the locus for protesters demanding that he act more aggressively in moving along the alleged corruption cases involving Netanyahu, and developing indictments. "There has been an attempted lynching by the press and the opposition, who are trying to topple Netanyahu", Regev said. "It's the same now with these half-truths about the latest corruption. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp still open to new Liverpool signings


Ryan Kent, I've known him for one-and-a-half years and last year he developed unbelievably well and this pre-season is completely different to last pre-season, he's completely showed up now. 'We always said that until 31st August we run through the world with open eyes, ' said Klopp. It's all about others clubs. The disappointing news follows the revelation that Adam Lallana will miss the first three months of the season, while Barça target Phillippe Coutinho is out of Saturday's game with a ... Read More »

Spanish motorcycling legend Angel Nieto dies at 70


Spanish motorcycling legend Angel Nieto has passed away at the Rosario Polyclinic in Ibiza, one of Spain's Balearic Islands, the MotoGP website reported. Among these Valentino Rossi: "I have a wonderful relationship with Angel , but also with Fonsi and Pablo - commented #46 -when news of his accident broke, I was with Pablo in Tavullia, I have kept in touch with him over the last days and it seemed like Angel was doing better, but now the bad news arrives". Read More »

Wenger shares ambitious Arsenal Premier League target for 2017-18 campaign

Wantaway Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez is being linked with a return to Barcelona . The Chile worldwide has refused to sign a new contract at the Emirates and his current deal will expire at the end of the season. Arsenal's season starts with the Community Shield on Sunday but on the 25 August they will know who they are facing in the Europa League group stage. Read More »

Man Utd open talks over Gareth Bale as Roma eye Juan Mata


A year ago, shortly after Real won the Champions League, the thought of Gareth Bale leaving seemed far-fetched. "I never felt a desire from him to leave, so why lose time and energy on that?" Nemanja Matic has yet to be ground down by life under the Glazers and Edward Woodward, as he said he is optimistic about Manchester United's title chances . Read More »

Van Dijk justified in trying to force move - Advocaat


As it stands, Van Dijk doesn't want to play for Southampton, but Southampton don't want to sell to Liverpool. Having already completed the signing of AS Roma defender Antonio Rüdiger, it was understood that Chelsea had taken a backseat in the race for Van Dijk. Read More »

England v South Africa: fourth Test, day three

Is there any way back at all for Faf du Plessis' tourists? "We will not listen to any approaches until after the current series has concluded". England assistant coach Paul Farbrace was surprised by the news saying: "Ottis is someone who has obviously had a lot of global experience". Read More »

Bayern will be ready, don't worry - Ancelotti bullish after Supercup success


Bayern Munich lifted the German Super Cup on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with a 5-4 win in a penalty shoot-out at Borussia Dortmund after Marc Bartra had his crucial final spot-kick saved. Bayern were missing stars Jerome Boateng, David Alaba and Arjen Robben, while new-signing James Rodriguez is out with a hamstring injury. "We'll surely be as strong as in the last or the second-to-last year". Read More »

Crusaders celebrate eighth Super title


The result marks the first time since 2000 that a Super Rugby final has been won by a team playing outside their own country, the Crusaders beating the Brumbies in Australia on that occasion. No. 8 Kieran Read scored their third three minutes into the second half and the Crusaders were smart enough, and had enough energy left in the tank, to hold out against a late surge by the Lions. Read More »

Vandeweghe Powers Past Bellis Into Stanford Final


A year ago they played a tight 7-6 (5), 6-4 on clay in Rome and the only other time they met was in Cincininati, but that was in 2012. The second set was a much closer affair as Konjuh finally began to show some of the form that saw her make the last eight at Flushing Meadows previous year, going toe-to-toe with Muguruza from the back of the court once again but this time being able to hold her own, particularly off the backhand side. Read More »

Neymar introduced by PSG, fans go insane welcoming him


The Parisian squad suffered a stunning collapse in last year's Champions tournament, squandering a 4-0 advantage after the first leg against Neymar and Barcelona in round-of-16 action. PSG's next chance came in the 18th minute from a corner that ended with Adrien Rabiot, but his header flew over the bar. The Brazil forward was only on the pitch to provide the pre-match entertainment before making way for his new teammates to get on with the serious business: opening PSG's bid to regain ... Read More »

Ousmane Dembele responds to £90million Barcelona transfer rumours


The Brazilian global left Camp Nou and completed a world-record move to Parc des Princes after PSG made a decision to pay Neymar's €222m (£198m, $263.7m) release clause. Both Real Madrid and Barcelona are ready to match the asking price and sign him this summer. Furthermore, according to the popular news vehicle, the Metro , the youngster is welcoming the interest from Barcelona , suggesting that, if the two clubs can agree a fee, the player could be heading to the Camp Nou. Read More »

Abbasi inducts 44 ministers, Khawaja Asif is new Foreign Minister

The last foreign minister, Hina Rabbani Khar, was appointed by the Pakistan People's Party. There has been considerable criticism of the government of Nawaz Sharif because it failed since being elected to appoint a foreign minister. A recent editorial appearing in the Business Recorder was critical of the PoK Prime Minister and Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, saying that when political parties such as the PML-N have never pursued a proactive policy on Kashmir, making "gratuitous utterances" ... Read More »

Pro Football Hall of Fame members have Alabama roots


The Pro Football Hall of Fame honored Tom Benson Thursday for his support of the Hall's recently completed stadium renovation by dedicating a statue of the New Orleans Saints owner. "I love Jason Taylor , love it", said one fan. Easley, who was presented for induction by his high school coach, Tommy Rhodes, retired after the 1987 season. Read More »

Pablo Sandoval cheered in return to Giants lineup


Sandoval , who won three World Series championships with the Giants , signed with the Boston Red Sox via free agency in November 2014. Manager Bruce Bochy put Sandoval in the cleanup spot on his lineup card and when he was announced prior to coming up to bat, Sandoval received a nice ovation from fans. Read More »

Arsenal Handed Boost In Pursuit Of Monaco Star?


It may also be a plot from the French champions to warn Arsenal off the services of 21-year-old French global Thomas Lemar , who Wenger has been actively pursuing this summer as he looks to improve his side significantly. The Arsenal playmaker was one of the Gunners standout players last season, scoring 30 goals and claiming 19 assists in 51 appearances. Arsenal have had three bids rejected by Monaco for the 21-year-old midfielder as the Monégasques have set a price tag over the ... Read More »

Maeda pitches Dodgers past Braves


Watson joined the team Tuesday, pitching a scoreless inning, and Cingrani will arrive on Thursday. "You can tell everyone is excited and expecting to win". Bravos starter Julio Teheran gave up all three runs on four hits through five innings pitched before four relievers held the Dodgers off the scoreboard. Read More »

Mo Farah urges rivals to 'bring it on' ahead of World Championships


Friday night's victory was Farah's sixth world title overall. "But from that fall I did actually hurt my leg but I'm going to see the doctor now and take care of it ― a few stitches maybe", he said jokingly. Cram and co-commentator Brendan Foster were in no doubt this was his greatest moment and Farah said: "Yeah, I definitely agree with them, they know what they're doing". Read More »

Pieters enjoys a greens day to lead


Sergio Garcia also had a 61 in 2014, but finished second to Rory McIlroy . Much of that frustration over the last while has been on the greens but Birkdale seemed to put paid to that as well as he finished the week fourth in the putting statistics and continued the good form on the lightning quick Firestone surfaces. Read More »

Arsenal v Chelsea in the Community Shield

Arsene Wenger is close to having a full squad to choose from, but doubts remain over Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi after their Confederations Cup exertions. The French striker scored more than 20 goals in his last three seasons in Ligue 1 and is a 5/1 poke with bet365 to score first at Wembley . "It's an important game, for sure". Read More »

Burnley v Hannover abandoned due to crowd trouble


A statement from the force read "this decision follows violent behaviour by a group of travelling Hannover fans, who attempted to attack fans in the home stands, as well as police officers and stewards". Hannover are preparing to make a return to the Bundesliga after gaining promotion last term, and they too will be left disappointed not to complete a valuable 90 minutes in pre-season. Read More »

Conte rules out Hazard to Barcelona as Neymar replacement

It will be the most hard of my career as a coach. I haven't a lot of time to explain a lot of these reasons. I'm sure about this. Another challenge has been transfers. Barcelona is prepared to bounce back from the shock sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain by moving in on Premier League duo Eden Hazard and Philippe Coutinho . Read More »

Out target is 85 points this season: Wenger

We looked exhausted, fragile and unimaginative that day which foreshadowed the remainder of that very bad season. In August 1992, champions Leeds United beat Liverpool 4-3 but ended the season 11 places behind the Reds in 17th - the lowest season-ending league position for a Community Shield victor during the modern era. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is fully committed'

Despite the risk of losing him for nothing when his contract expires next year, Wenger reiterated his intention to hold on to Sanchez and also said the club will continue in their attempts to convince him to sign an extension. Having found themselves eight places and 21 points below Arsenal at the end of the 2015-2016 season, Chelsea ended the 2016-2017 campaign under Antonio Conte four places and 18 points better off than Sunday's opponents. Read More »

Bird swoops in as Pattinson ruled out of Bangladesh tour


Bird's inclusion in the Test squad comes after Pattinson was diagnosed with inflammation in his back. The 23-year-old joins the original 13-man squad that was already announced in June and will be the third spinner in the group that already has Nathan Lyon and Ashton Agar. Read More »