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FC Barcelona to play without names

With Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta missing through injury, the lineup named by Ernesto Valverde for the meeting with Real Betis had some suggesting it was one of the weakest Barcelona elevens in years - even though Lionel Messi was one of th...

Newcastle boss Benitez makes transfer pledge to fans

It was another impressive win for Premier League newcomers Huddersfield, and their own brand of intense but physical counter-pressing-led football is causing a stir. While Wagner and his buoyant players can do no wrong, Newcastle have endured a har...

Boxing Analyst Gives Conor McGregor "Zero Percent" Chance Of Upset

Mayweather and McGregor will meet in the ring on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . 'But when a fighter has been dominating for twenty-something years, never lost, everything is on the line - my legacy, my boxing record, everything is ...

Zimbabwe first lady sets social media ablaze

The 52-year-old, who has not yet been charged, has asked for diplomatic immunity in the case. Mugabe came to South Africa for medical treatment to an injured foot, nearly certainly invalidating her claims to diplomatic immunity, legal experts sai...

Boston Red Sox (67-50, plus-90, LT: 4)

Boston University, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and other city institutions boast centers bearing Thomas Yakwey's name . The ceremonial first pitch at a Boston Red Sox baseball game went horribly (and comically) wrong yesterday, and a spor...

Jesse Lingard reveals new confidence in Manchester United dressing room

Premier League's most expensive player produced arguably his best performance in United jersey in the game. Lingard made 25 Premier League appearances for United last season and admits he will face added competition in the new campaign following th...

Lambeau Field to host Wisconsin-Notre Dame matchup in 2020

The Chicago Tribune reports that Lambeau Field will host the game in 2020, and Soldier Field will be the host site in 2021. That game is scheduled for September 25. This will be the first meetings between the two schools since 1964. The Irish and...

Mooy stars in Premier League debut

Two goals from record signing Steve Mounie , and an own-goal from Palace's Joel Ward , turned this into a procession that not even the most optimistic of Huddersfield fans could have expected. That included Chelsea and Manchester United loa...

Svitolina rolls Wozniacki in Toronto for third top title of season

Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki recorded her first-ever victory over a reigning World No. 1 player on Friday with a 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-4 win over Karolina Pliskova to advance to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto. "Today, I was very focus...

Ezekiel Elliott Releases Statement On Twitter Regarding His Suspension

McMillan was taken in the second round with the 54th overall pick in the April draft after making 275 tackles in three seasons at Ohio State. Elliott also said he recognizes that this is a big distraction and disruption to "my family, friends, te...

Arsene Wenger: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain continuing to mature'

The England global has entered the final 12 months of his current Arsenal deal to prompt speculation about his long-term future. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is demanding a new £120k-a-week deal in order to stay with Arsenal , amid interest from the ...

It's hard to replace Lukaku, Everton Boss Koeman says

Everton face a hard start to the season, with the visit of Stoke followed by games against Manchester City , Chelsea, Tottenham and United. "That is why we signed Wayne - expecting to show his team-mates all that experience, and it was really imp...

Vince Wilfork announces retirement, farewell tailgate party at Gillette in hilarious video

Wilfork also ranks 14th on the club's all-time tackles list, with 355 tackles in 158 games played. A sponsored tweet to announce your retirement?! Vince Wilfork officially announced on Monday that he's retiring. The Patriots are at home to Kan...

Rush: Sturridge can fire Liverpool to Premier League title

Liverpool also finished fourth in England's Premier League last season under Klopp. The game was not flawless with Liverpool's defence exposed in the first half but with the introduction of 10 new players in the second half, the game swung def...

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in hospital 'suffering from chest pains'

Correctional service spokesman Singabakho Nxumalo said: "We can state that offender Oscar Pistorius was taken to an outside hospital facility this morning for a medical examination, and is expected back in the facility later today". Then in Decembe...

Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

Kam Chancellor was optimistic he would have a new contract before the start of the regular season. He said he wants to end his career with the Seahawks , the team that drafted him in the fifth round of the 2010 draft. "I really don't like to pu...

Jurgen Klopp Issues Hilarious Response When Questioned About Ongoing Naby Keita Pursuit

They returned with an offer that, with add-ons, was worth more than £66m - a fee that would have been nearly double what Liverpool spent to bring Mohamed Salah from Roma last month. "The chances of Naby leaving are nil", Hasenhuttl said after Leipz...

Broncos Shane Ray to miss 6-8 weeks with torn wrist ligament

Last season, he had 48 combined tackles including eight sacks. Barrett is now on the team's non-football injury (NFI) list with a hip injury he suffered during the offseason. The team announced the signing of linebacker Danny Mason , and subsequen...

Mike Moustakas' 30th homer leads Royals past the Red Sox 4-2

With just a few days for the MLB Trade Deadline , the Boston Red Sox remain somewhat active in their efforts to pull off a trade. Moustakas is now up to 30 homers on the year to go along with a.279/.308/.568 batting line. Price had a run of seven ...

Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's weird own goal

Jovetic gave Inter the lead in first-half injury-time, scoring on the rebound after Thibaut Courtois saved his initial effort from a controversial penalty. And the Chelsea striker was less than impressed about the decision. And Spalletti bristled...

Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka

Sri Lanka , at one moment, gave a scare. They lost by 282 runs in Cape Town in January. Upul Tharanga survived a scare after captain Virat Kohli dropped a straightforward catch at second slip off Mohammed Shami . His previous best was 6 for 15...

We will 'destroy' MS-13 gang

And they enjoy watching that much more. On Friday President Trump deviated from some of the issues surrounding the White House this week to declare war on the Gang. "They don't like shooting people because it's too quick". The spate of violence...

India off to steady start in first Test

Though conventional wisdom would suggest that the victor of the toss must bat first, Sri Lanka might be better off bowling. "We have spoken enough about these issues and it is something that we are not focusing on at all now", Kohli said.

Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

According to the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia, Whitehead was charged in late June, when a store employee noticed he left the premises pocketing some items he hadn't paid for. If there was a contest for weirdest offseason, Luck...

Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth

Grace made the cut mark by a mere one stroke at four-over par , but he took full advantage of the perfectly calm weather conditions after the miserable damp weather which tested the players' resolve in Friday's second round. "I'm in a position wher...

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Six-time winners Australia have lived up to their favourites billing by making it to the semi-finals with six wins and just one defeat under their belt but they now face a tricky opposition in India . Harmanpreet Kaur arrives at the crease, can s...

The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself

Bell is arguably the best running back in the National Football League, and even if Conner has a phenomenal season, he's not going to be on Bell's level for years. In keeping with this theme, Bell took to social media Monday evening to speak out abou...

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges

On Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Elliott is "bracing" for a suspension and that there is a "growing sense" the running back will face a short-term ban. With Ezekiel Elliott facing a likely suspension, there are rumors that the Dallas Cowbo...

Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali said at the post-match presentation ceremony, "It was a decent total after losing our first wicket in the first couple of overs". The two found the boundary in 13 of the last 19 overs and kept the run rate well above what was required, not ...

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

He also said his thoughts were with all those who lost loved ones in the attack. In yet another tweet, the prime minister said, "India will never get bogged down by such cowardly attacks & the evil designs of hate". Thereafter the terrorists fire...

Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight

Horn said, "I don't really get into that type of thing (making anti-LGBTQ statements)". Arum said it was "a close fight". Horn's first defence of his title will likely be against Pacquiao later this year (a rematch was part of the original cont...

Mario Ancic to be part of Novak Djokovic Camp at Wimbledon

We spent a lot of time [together] off the court, speak the same language. A curiosity of Novak Djokovic's career has been that for all the titles and the lighthearted japery that earned him the nickname "Djoker", he has often been strangely unlov...

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

The Sixers would have to shell out money to get the restricted free agents in order to avoid the Pistons and Wizards, respectively, from matching the contract offers. On Friday, the New York Daily News reported that the Timberwolves and Denver Nugg...

Dimension Data pilots predictive analytics at Tour de France

Contador won the race in 2007, 2009, and 2010, but was stripped of the latter victory after failing a doping test. Drug allegations have chased him throughout the second half of his career, and he's never quite recovered - he's failed to finish two...

Andre Iguodala will be hotly pursued by several teams

Yesterday we learned the luxury tax may become a legitimate issue for the Warriors to sign Iguodala this offseason. Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are under contract for a couple of more seasons, while Iguodala, Stephen Curry and Kevin D...

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Roger Federer has claimed a record ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle thanks to a comprehensive victory over Alexander Zverev in Sunday's final. Federer though is undoubtedly the greatest grass player of all time, and is in the best form...

Horror bungee disaster that killed teen caused by 'poor English'

The court said Tuesday that a trial in the case had yet to be ordered. Judges also say the instructor should have also checked for ID to make sure the teenager was 18 years old. According to Klom, the girl jumped when she was tied by the rope, but ...

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon named Sixth Man of the Year

Brogdon averaged 10.2 points and 4.2 assists this past season - the lowest of any victor - but became the second player in Bucks franchise history to win the honor, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1969-70). Before joining the Bucks, Brogdon played four ...

Judy Murray 'pretty sure' Andy and Jamie will play at Wimbledon together

A spokesperson for Murray said the world No 1, who starts his Wimbledon title defence next week, had pulled out as a precaution. I think we'd probably quite like to. Andy's always said he'd like to, but whether he follows through or not, I don't know...

Feliciano Lopez shocks Marin Cilic to take Queen's title in dramatic finale

Nevertheless, the first match of the day was between two-time quarterfinalistGilles Muller , who is playing scintillating tennis on grass right now. Fourth seed Cilic was the lone elite survivor on Tuesday when the tournament lost five-time champi...

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Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

Kam Chancellor was optimistic he would have a new contract before the start of the regular season. He said he wants to end his career with the Seahawks , the team that drafted...

Jurgen Klopp Issues Hilarious Response When Questioned About Ongoing Naby Keita Pursuit

They returned with an offer that, with add-ons, was worth more than £66m - a fee that would have been nearly double what Liverpool spent to bring Mohamed Salah from Roma last mo...

Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's weird own goal

Jovetic gave Inter the lead in first-half injury-time, scoring on the rebound after Thibaut Courtois saved his initial effort from a controversial penalty. And the Chelsea strike...

Mike Moustakas' 30th homer leads Royals past the Red Sox 4-2

With just a few days for the MLB Trade Deadline , the Boston Red Sox remain somewhat active in their efforts to pull off a trade. Moustakas is now up to 30 homers on the year to...

Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka

Sri Lanka , at one moment, gave a scare. They lost by 282 runs in Cape Town in January. Upul Tharanga survived a scare after captain Virat Kohli dropped a straightforward catc...

Broncos Shane Ray to miss 6-8 weeks with torn wrist ligament

Last season, he had 48 combined tackles including eight sacks. Barrett is now on the team's non-football injury (NFI) list with a hip injury he suffered during the offseason. Th...

We will 'destroy' MS-13 gang

And they enjoy watching that much more. On Friday President Trump deviated from some of the issues surrounding the White House this week to declare war on the Gang. "They don't...

India off to steady start in first Test

Though conventional wisdom would suggest that the victor of the toss must bat first, Sri Lanka might be better off bowling. "We have spoken enough about these issues and it ...

Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

According to the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia, Whitehead was charged in late June, when a store employee noticed he left the premises pocketing some items he...

Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth

Grace made the cut mark by a mere one stroke at four-over par , but he took full advantage of the perfectly calm weather conditions after the miserable damp weather which tested ...

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Six-time winners Australia have lived up to their favourites billing by making it to the semi-finals with six wins and just one defeat under their belt but they now face a tricky...

The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself

The Pittsburgh Gambler? Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Comfortable Betting On Himself

Bell is arguably the best running back in the National Football League , and even if Conner has a phenomenal season, he's not going to be on Bell's level for years. In keeping with...

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges

Ezekiel Elliott Could Face Suspension For 2016 Domestic Violence Charges

On Friday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Elliott is "bracing" for a suspension and that there is a "growing sense" the running back will face a short-term ban. With Ezekiel Ellio...

Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali said at the post-match presentation ceremony, "It was a decent total after losing our first wicket in the first couple of overs". The two found the boundary in 13 of the ...

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

He also said his thoughts were with all those who lost loved ones in the attack. In yet another tweet, the prime minister said, "India will never get bogged down by such coward...