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Chelsea signs Torino defender Zappacosta Chelsea signs Torino defender Zappacosta
- September 02, 2017

Drinkwater will wear the No.6 shirt at Stamford Bridge, while ex-Torino defender Zappacosta has been handed the No.21 jersey for the season. Antonio Conte could yet add Danny Drinkwater to his squad as well. " I hope I can show my quality to the coach, my team-mates and the supporters ", the 25-year-old told his new club's official website . The £23m signing has agreed on a 4-year-deal after playing 58 games in the Serie A over 2 seasons for the Italian club. (more...)
Jets trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for WR Jermaine Kearse Jets trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks for WR Jermaine Kearse
- September 02, 2017

For Kearse, it marks the end of an era, as the Lakewood native will continue his playing career somewhere else than the Pacific Northwest. Per Adam Schefter of ESPN , the Seahawks will trade Kearse, a second-round pick and a seventh-round pick in exchange for defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and a seventh-round pick from the New York Jets . (more...)
Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels Detroit Tigers trade Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels
- September 02, 2017

Thursday is the final day that Major League Baseball teams can complete waiver trades and have the players available to play in the postseason. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Astros have acquired Cameron Maybin from the Angels. (more...)
Cameroon needs four points to qualify for Russian Federation 2018- Hugo Broos Cameroon needs four points to qualify for Russian Federation 2018- Hugo Broos
- September 02, 2017

The Super Eagles have been boosted to go all out to face Cameroon in Uyo as the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel , has promised to pay $10,000 for every goal they score. "We just want to win". "We are four points behind and we know that if we lose, we are finished". The two teams last clashed at the Edmond Machtens Stadium in Brussels in October 2015 when the Eagles won by 3-0 through goals by Efe Ambrose, Moses Simon, and Odion Ighalo. (more...)
Bangladesh talisman Shakib backs words with action in Dhaka Bangladesh talisman Shakib backs words with action in Dhaka
- August 31, 2017

Australia had resumed on 109-2, needing another 156 runs for victory, but all eight wickets to fall on day four were claimed by spinners. Finally there was some Australian resistance as Agar and Cummins reduced their deficit to 67 at tea, however the break did them no good as Shakib removed the former - via an inside edge and pad - nine balls after the restart. (more...)
Defending US Open champ Kerber humbled by Osaka in first round Defending US Open champ Kerber humbled by Osaka in first round
- August 31, 2017

A potentially great player in the future-if not the present-took the court at the beginning of the night session and Madison Keys treated the American fans to a 6-3, 7-6 (6) victory over Elise Mertens. Avoiding the word "pressure", Kerber mulled her lost season after the defeat, saying, "I had much less matches [than] a year ago". In US Open I'm wearing boots and jacket for dinner! Pliskova has already had her most successful season as a professional with three singles titles. (more...)
Australia on ropes in first Test in Dhaka Australia on ropes in first Test in Dhaka
- August 29, 2017

Australia were reduced to 144 for 8 after Lunch, when Agar and Cummins got together in a defiant 49-run stand for the ninth wicket. Bangladesh 1-45 in second innings at stumps on day two, leading Australia by 88 runs. But the key man on this day, as on the first day, was Shakib, who for the eighth time in his Test career combined a half-century with a five-wicket haul. (more...)
Ronda Rousey And Travis Browne Get Married Tonight Ronda Rousey And Travis Browne Get Married Tonight
- August 28, 2017

Ronda Rousey has been keeping a low profile lately, but UFC president Dana White said it wasn't because her last couple of fights have been rocky. Browne, 34, reportedly popped the question under a waterfall because he felt that it is the right place to do it, NY Daily News reported. (more...)
Yankees' Gary Sanchez, Austin Romine Suspended For Brawl With Tigers
- August 27, 2017

Miguel Cabrera has received the harshest punishment. All five of the suspended players were also fined undisclosed sums. Wilson - who hit Todd Frazier in the eighth inning and admitted to doing so intentionally afterwards - was suspended for, "intentionally throwing a pitch at Todd Frazier of the Yankees while warnings were in place for both sides". (more...)
How the odds have changed for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight How the odds have changed for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight
- August 27, 2017

Mayweather , a 12-times world champion over five weight divisions who traditionally fights defensive battles, is also calling for a knockout, something he has not done since stopping Victor Ortiz almost six years ago. Mayweather-McGregor is without a championship at stake, though. Will Mayweather walk straight into that hand? As of Saturday, four separate bets of $1 million or more had been placed on Mayweather to win. (more...)
The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs The Best And Worst Potential Champions League Groups For English Clubs
- August 24, 2017

Following the last of the Champions League qualifiers tonight, the four pots for tomorrow's group stage draw are official. Premier League champions Chelsea are in pot one alongside Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus , Benfica , Shakhtar Donetsk , Monaco and Spartak Moscow . (more...)
Kyrgios stuns Nadal in Cincinnati quarters Kyrgios stuns Nadal in Cincinnati quarters
- August 20, 2017

The volatile Kyrgios , ranked 23rd in the world, served for the match at 5-4 in the second set but double faulted multiple times to hand Nadal the break. The 35-year-old outclassed third seed Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-3 in the last-eight round on Friday. "I had the match on my racket and tightened up", Kyrgios said. (more...)
Man City To Make A Shock Move For Ex-Man Utd Star Man City To Make A Shock Move For Ex-Man Utd Star
- August 18, 2017

He is comfortable with the ball at his feet - a major asset in any Guardiola team - and plays on the left side defence where City don't now have a natural fit. Evans made a total of 198 appearances for United, winning three Premier League titles as well as two League Cups but fell out of favour under Jose Mourinho's predecessor Louis van Gaal. (more...)
After Mayweather vs. McGregor, will it be Bisping vs. Bellew? After Mayweather vs. McGregor, will it be Bisping vs. Bellew?
- August 18, 2017

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has overturned it's own rules regarding the glove size yesterday. Check back next week as the crew heads out west to the fight capital of the world for the McGregor-Mayweather super-fight. The UFC star lacks the experience and the skill set to trouble someone of Mayweather's calibre - in boxing, that is. Mayweather's willingness to fight in smaller gloves, to McGregor's advantage, likely comes as a surprise to many , considering something ... (more...)
Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3: Raging Cristiano Ronaldo shoves referee Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 3: Raging Cristiano Ronaldo shoves referee
- August 15, 2017

Lionel Messi equalised with a penalty but Criatiano Ronaldo and Marco Asensio both scored to give Real the win. Substitute Ronaldo restored Real's lead with a brilliant effort from range 10 minutes from time , but was sent off two minutes later after picking up a second yellow card for diving after going down under pressure from Samuel Umtiti . (more...)
Dele Alli, Ben Davies score as Tottenham beat Newcastle Dele Alli, Ben Davies score as Tottenham beat Newcastle
- August 14, 2017

I'm very happy and very pleased. Dele Alli has praised Tottenham Hotspur for remaining professional in their 2-0 win at Newcastle United on Sunday. A few of the boys tried to tease me about it. Rafa Benitez' side had a hard start in their campaign opener at St. James' Park after the Magpies were forced to make two defensive substitutions within the first half of the 2-0 loss to title contenders Spurs. (more...)
Blockbusters: Bills trade Sammy Watkins, Ronald Darby Blockbusters: Bills trade Sammy Watkins, Ronald Darby
- August 12, 2017

Gaines, as well as second- and third-round picks in 2018. Watkins , 24, was drafted by the Bills with the fourth-overall draft pick in 2014 after Buffalo traded its first- and fourth-round picks in the following draft to the Cleveland Browns to move up the No. (more...)
Barcelona bid rejected as Dortmund stand firm over Dembele Barcelona bid rejected as Dortmund stand firm over Dembele
- August 11, 2017

Manager Peter Bosz told reporters that the Frenchman skipped the session without informing any body at the club. The 20-year-old French forward has been visibly frustrated at club ever since Spanish club Barcelona expressed interest in signing him and Dembele appears to have set his heart on a Barca move despite Dortmund's effort to keep him. (more...)
With 7 Golds, Caeleb Dressel Ties Phelps' Record At Swimming Worlds With 7 Golds, Caeleb Dressel Ties Phelps' Record At Swimming Worlds
- July 31, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Caeleb Dressel became the first swimmer to win three gold medals on a single night at the world championships Saturday. Schooling's time yesterday was almost half a second slower than his Olympic record of 50.39sec, but he still remains the only Singaporean to win a medal at the World Championships. (more...)
Inter Milan Cruise Past Chelsea 2-1 to Win 2017 Singapore ICC Inter Milan Cruise Past Chelsea 2-1 to Win 2017 Singapore ICC
- July 30, 2017

Willian was a menace early on in the game. His rival for the striker's position, Alvaro Morata, made his first start for the club before making way during the second half. And Conte accepted Morata has work to do on his fitness, with the Community Shield against Arsenal set to get Chelsea's campaign under way on August 6. (more...)
Beginning of good times for women's cricket in India: Mithali Beginning of good times for women's cricket in India: Mithali
- July 29, 2017

Nearly all players of the Indian women cricket team we interviewed during the exclusive Femina photo shoot after their return from London after the World Cup had the usual "cricket is not a girl's game" and "how will you be able to play cricket" statements passed at them. (more...)
David Price will reportedly be placed on DL with elbow injury David Price will reportedly be placed on DL with elbow injury
- July 29, 2017

Since returning from that injury, Price has a 5-3 record and 3.82 ERA in 11 starts this season since returning on May 29. Price had been throwing the ball very well until last time out. The 2012 AL Cy Young victor and five-time All-Star has not suffered a dramatic drop in velocity with the Sox, but since 2013 there has been a noticeable decline in the life on his fastball. (more...)
Moussa Dembele hails the atmosphere created by Pochettino at Tottenham Moussa Dembele hails the atmosphere created by Pochettino at Tottenham
- July 27, 2017

Some supporters rate him highly enough to question why he isn't used more often while others pinpoint him as a prime example of the club's recent failings in the transfer market. Cengiz Under, a reported Spurs target, was on the scoresheet for Roma . But Tottenham, who sold Kyle Walker to Manchester City for £45m this month, have not made any signings. (more...)
Cowboys release WR Lucky Whitehead after arrest Cowboys release WR Lucky Whitehead after arrest
- July 25, 2017

Following his arrest, Whitehead was given a court date of July 6, and when he didn't show for the hearing, police in Virginia put out a warrant. On July 6th, he failed to appear before an arraignment, resulting in his second charge. Whitehead only has nine catches in his two-year career with the Cowboys, which might explain why Garrett and the Cowboys are adopting this hardline stance. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony, Thunder Have Mutual Interest Carmelo Anthony, Thunder Have Mutual Interest
- July 25, 2017

The potential Anthony move to OKC was initially mooted via a tweet from respected National Basketball Association pundit Bill Simmons who now has his own sports and culture website, The Ringer . The Knicks would obviously need some actual return for Melo, and no matter how much Phil Jackson depressed Anthony's trade value , Anderson's albatross of a salary would simply be unpalatable for a team trying to build around Kristaps Porzingis. (more...)
Paulie Malignaggi Sparred With Conor McGregor For 8 Rounds Paulie Malignaggi Sparred With Conor McGregor For 8 Rounds
- July 23, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi spoke with Brett Okamoto of ESPN Friday, noting that he got in eight rounds of sparring with McGregor on Thursday. Asked about McGregor's punching power, Malignaggi acknowledged that his left hand is risky, but also indicated that the Irishman was working on other aspects of his game to keep Mayweather guessing on August 26th. (more...)
For Struggling Businesses, DHS Lifts Restriction on Hiring Foreign Workers For Struggling Businesses, DHS Lifts Restriction on Hiring Foreign Workers
- July 19, 2017

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies on the other hand argued, that instead of "propping up unsustainable businesses by allowing them to become so dependent on foreign workers", the Trump administration should consider providing incentives that promote employers to hire the "hundreds of thousands" of Americans that are looking for entry-level work. (more...)
The Track Bar: Kyle Larson's Penalty Alters Championship Conversation The Track Bar: Kyle Larson's Penalty Alters Championship Conversation
- July 16, 2017

Truex has the pole and the rest of the field moved up a spot. Kyle Larson was the original victor of the Coors Light Pole Award, but his time was disallowed after failing post-qualifying inspection. Truex posted a speed of 133.077 miles per hour. He'll start first in Sunday's Overton's 301 (3 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) on the 1.058-mile track . (more...)
Blac Chyna to tell-all about Rob rant Blac Chyna to tell-all about Rob rant
- July 11, 2017

The restraining order maintains that Rob must not post any personal information about her on social media , including, of course, any intimate photos . INSIDER has contacted Chyna's attorneys Lisa Bloom and Walter Mosley for further comment. I'm like , how could somebody, like, post these pictures of me? As you know, the reality TV starlet heads to court on Monday for a domestic violence restraining order against Rob . (more...)
Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic progresses to second round after Martin Klizan retires Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic progresses to second round after Martin Klizan retires
- July 05, 2017

Roger Federer pleaded with Grand Slams not to be panicked into reducing matches to best-of-three sets after injured players were accused of taking the money and running on Tuesday. Canadian sixth seed Milos Raonic , last year's runner-up, saw off Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 7-5 (7-5) 6-2 7-6 (7-4) in his opening match. Women's world No 1 Kerber was runner-up previous year and, in the absence of defending champion Serena Williams , the German has the honour of starting the action when she ... (more...)