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How José Mourinho Took a Risk by Rebuilding Manchester United


Manchester United then started to raise the tempo, moving the ball confidently between their team of superstars, with Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic dictating the play in midfield. Heading into the global break, United has collected a maximum nine points without conceding. Leicester , who also lost away to Arsenal in a tough start to their season, have three points from as many matches, while United are top of the table with a maximum nine. Read More »

Liverpool FC transfer target begs to leave club before deadline


Maya Yoshida and Jack Stephens have started at the back in each of the Saints' three Premier League games so far this campaign, with Jan Bednarek getting included in a changed three-at-the-back against Wolves in the Carabao Cup . The Gunners have met with Van Dijk in order to push forward a deal, according to James Dodd of Fox Sports News . It remains to be seen whether Van Dijk will be granted his wish of a transfer away from St Mary's before the deadline on Thursday night. Read More »

Cowboys-Texans game relocated to Arlington in wake of Hurricane Harvey


Hopkins, who grew up near Houston and went to Clear Lake High School there, also said his family was safe and offered prayers for those still trying to flee, find shelter or salvage their belongings. But I will guarantee that this team will go out every Sunday, Monday, Thursday, whenever they ask to play, and we'll play our asses off for the city of Houston. Read More »

Krunic stuns Britain's No.1 Konta in US Open first round


Forty-eight hours after Andy Murray withdrew from the US Open , Johanna Konta crashed out of the tournament at the first hurdle last night. Edmund defeated Johnson in the quarter-finals of last week's Winston-Salem Open. "She played consistently much better than I did". She joined another British player, Heather Watson who also lost in the first round. Seventh seed Konta was among the favourites for the women's title and could have ended the tournament as world No1 but bowed out ... Read More »

Josh McCown named Jets' starting quarterback for Week 1


Just today, the Bills shipped 2016 second-round pick Reggie Ragland to the Chiefs. Hackenberg was given every opportunity to prove ready for the job after not playing as a rookie. Injuries have dogged McCown in his career, but Bowles said the Jets were not trying to protect him in preseason. While the veteran signal-caller's Week 1 assignment has been settled on, the team's backup pecking order has yet to be solidified. Read More »

Taylor Swift's 'Look What You Made Me Do' Lyric Video Breaks Record


The "Look What You Made Me Do" video will premiere Sunday night during the MTV Video Music Awards . Fans claim it looks like Beyoncé's "Formation" video . Kahn, 44, added: "Also there's something to that "formation" shot I painted out and you haven't seen yet". That crown belongs to Katy Perry's "Swish Swish" for now. Read More »

Man City winger Roberts re-joins Celtic on loan


Celtic fans are obviously thrilled at the news, as Roberts, Sinclair, and Dembele were an utterly terrifying prospect in the Scottish league last season and will be looking to make a good crack at the Champions League this time out. He said: "All the support and love I have been getting has been brilliant". Patrick Roberts of Celtic is brought down by Myles Beerman of Rangers leading to a penalty during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox ... Read More »

Astros' upcoming schedule may be affected by Tropical Storm Harvey

And while the Astros obviously have bigger things on their mind at the moment, moving these two series could create a travel nightmare. The Rays are on a roadtrip that will have them gone until September 4, enough time for the Astros to play up to six games inside the Tampa Bay dome. Read More »

Manchester United Vs Leicester City Preview


Mourinho has not guaranteed Pereira first team action after the player was not part of United's three Premier League wins so far this season further hinting his Old Trafford exit this summer. Huddersfield remain unbeaten and second in the table after dominating their game against Southampton and David Wagner's side are yet to concede a league goal this season. Read More »

Bengals' Vontaze Burfict Facing Five-Game Suspension For Illegal Hit


Burfict is no stranger to trouble. In Week 3 of the 2013 season, Burfict was fined $31,000 for two illegal hits in a game against the Packers. I only had one personal foul previous year. The team said in its statement that it will support Burfict through his appeals process for the latest penalty. The Bengals were off on Monday after returning from a preseason game in Washington. Read More »

Andy Murray pulls out of US Open with injury


Murray , the second-ranked men's player in the world, joins No. 4 Stan Wawrinka , No. 5 Novak Djokovic , No. 10 Kei Nishikori and No. 11 Milos Raonic , all of whom also are out of the final Grand Slam tournament of the season with injuries. Read More »

With Isaiah Thomas-Kyrie Irving trade on hold, what's next?


And as you can see in the screen shot above and at the two teams' official online stores, this trade is pretty far down the road, so it's hard to imagine the entire thing being blown up over the Thomas physical. Thomas sustained a torn labrum in his right hip March 15 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, re-aggravated it in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Washington Wizards and aggravated it more against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the conference finals. Read More »

Klopp comments leave little hope for new Liverpool transfers


Former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker Michael Owen has backed the Reds to come out on top this Sunday, as they face Arsenal in a game which could be key in the race for the top four come the end of the season. "We will see what happens". I'm happy at the moment, will I be happy on the 31st? Not sure. Will I be happier? There is also no prospect of Liverpool selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, with the Anfield club making it clear that will reject a rumoured fourth offer from the ... Read More »

Liverpool agree club record fee for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita

Whether or not Liverpool's interest in Keita was a factor in their reported interest in Keita we may never know but it seems awfully coincidental otherwise. However, with a number of other clubs interested - rumoured to include Barcelona - the Reds chose to act this summer and ensure that they landed their player. Read More »

About 3m people watched Mayweather - McGregor fight illegally


Then to go out there and fight like that? "No, I saw it the next morning", Brady told the hosts. But McGregor's youthful flair (he's 29; Mayweather is 40) and surge of confidence ran into Mayweather's superior boxing experience. and the bank. What are you going to do?' He goes (laughs), 'I'll beat you up worse than Conor did! After technical glitches disrupted the Floyd Mayweather Jr . Read More »

Baylor Rape Scandal Coach Hired By Tiger Cats


Briles, 61, was sacked by Baylor in May 2016 in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that rocked the university. Former Baylor Bears head football coach Art Briles has found his latest job while being forced to head north of the border in order to do so. Read More »

Swansea City 'in hunt for Renato Sanches'


Fresh from the 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal at Anfield, the Reds are on a high. Renato Sanches' move to Bayern Munich was supposed to propel him to superstardom. Nevertheless, any club who watched the youngster in action at last summer's European Championships remained interested in his services, with the likes of AC Milan , Juventus, Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool all having been linked with Sanches this summer. Read More »

Andy Murray's 2017 US Open withdrawal comments


Among the other British players, Heather Watson, bidding to win a main draw match in NY for the first time after six consecutive losses, faces unpredictable Frenchwoman Alize Cornet . Roger and Rafa previous year had a few problems. Hip problems are also notoriously hard to overcome and there is no guarantee that keyhole surgery would significantly improve the problem, while a more serious operation would mean the end of his career. Read More »

Washington Nationals vs. New York Mets Game 1


Doolittle gave up an RBI single to Jose Reyes with two outs in the ninth, but then got Juan Lagares to line out to left to stay ideal in save chances since a mid-July trade from Oakland. After scoring one in the first inning, the Mets were quiet until the eighth, when they scored twice and chased A.J. Cole (1-4) from the game. Roark has walked just three batters in his past three outings combined. Read More »

Player ratings from ghastly loss

Former Arsenal full back Lee Dixon, now working for USA television network NBC, said it was the worst performance from the club he had witnessed since retiring in 2002. Wenger was booed by sections of the away support when he stepped into his technical area for the first time in the second half. "That's not the kind of question I can answer after a game like that. Read More »

Andy Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury


Murray, the 30-year-old second seed, won the U.S. Open in 2012 and excels on hard courts. Murray's withdrawal means that five of the 11 best tennis players in the world are missing from the final Grand Slam of the season. 'I want to come back as soon as I can, ' he said. Among the other British players, Heather Watson , bidding to win a main draw match in NY for the first time after six consecutive losses, faces unpredictable Frenchwoman Alize Cornet . Read More »

Form Muguruza ready for US Open


The woman of the moment and title favourite is Garbine Muguruza , who re-emerged from a hard year following her first grand slam title at the French Open in 2016 to power her way to the Wimbledon trophy. Czech Karolina Pliskova , who lost to Angelique Kerber in last year's final , took over as world No. 1 nearly by default when Halep lost in the Wimbledon quarter-finals - a week after Pliskova had bowed out in round two. Read More »

Stanton hits 2 HRs to give him 49


METS 6, NATIONALS 5: Amed Rosario hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth and NY, after blowing a five-run lead, cut down the potential tying run at the plate for the final out in the early game of a doubleheader at Washington. Giancarlo Stanton hit the big five-oh. Mariners shortstop Jean Segura committed three early miscues - two on one play. The Padres will look to even the series on Saturday afternoon as Dinelson Lamet will take the mound against the Marlins for the second of three ... Read More »

Arsenal to consider offers for Shkodran Mustafi?


Arsenal have reportedly decided that they are willing to consider offers for defender Shkodran Mustafi . Mustafi will be sold by the Gunners if they can recoup the £35m they spent to get him from Valencia last summer. Mustafi was named on the substitutes' bench for Arsenal's Premier League game at Liverpool on Sunday. He did return to Wenger's starting line-up at Stoke last weekend and played the full 90 minutes, but couldn't prevent his side from going down to a debut Jese Rodriguez ... Read More »

Aaron Rodgers spent his day hiding game tickets around Denver


Siemian targeted Charles on a third-and-3 - when Charles wasn't even looking. "That's the benefit of having a veteran running back", Siemian said. With Ty Montgomery handling the running back duties, the Packers have established a strong perimeter run game that highlights his strengths as a speedy and agile runner. Read More »

Bears suffer long list of injuries vs. Titans


It is not yet official, but Meredith appears to have suffered a torn ACL , which will hold him out of the entire 2017 season. However, the Bears could also look to attack the trade market for a Meredith replacement. That means Meredith could be at risk of missing the start of the 2018 season. Immediately behind Cameron Meredith in the lineup is Kevin White . The situation doesn't get better, as you go down the Bears' depth chart. Read More »