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WTA Tour round-up: Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza knocked out of Rogers Cup

WTA Tour round-up: Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza knocked out of Rogers Cup The loss snapped a streak in Canada that had seen her reach back-to-back finals in 2015-2016. Wozniacki's road to the semi-finals included a victory over world number one Karolina Pliskova. "Yesterday was really tough, waiting like six or seven hours here on site so I was a little bit exhausted", Halep said. "It's really hard to get to Cincinnati and there's no tickets, so I needed to get them". [Full Article...]

Marlins sale confirmed to Jeter group

Marlins sale confirmed to Jeter group Sherman would have controlling interest but he would reportedly leave the baseball management to Jeter. Jeter is expected to have a title such as CEO or team president and have active involvement, though his relatively low personal investment - $25M according to sources - would not qualify him to be designated as the control person by Major League Baseball. [Full Article...]

National Hockey League team condemns white supremacists using its logo

National Hockey League team condemns white supremacists using its logo If you saw pictures or videos from Charlottesville, you may have seen the Red Wings' logo. A white nationalist group from MI that calls itself the Detroit Right Wings tweeted Friday night that members had arrived for the rally in Charlottesville. [Full Article...]

Ex-star happy with his time at Manchester United

Mourinho's mission is clear - to add to his three trophies captured in an impressive debut season at Old Trafford . He said: "When I joined Man United previous year, I thought we needed a kind of Matic". "I understand the reality of the market, the numbers and my club by doing 75 per cent of what I asked, the club did well". "Matic is Matic and that's something that I really like in a pl... [Full Article...]

Neymar set for PSG debut as Barcelona confirms recipient of transfer funds

Neymar set for PSG debut as Barcelona confirms recipient of transfer funds Former Barcelona captain Xavi insists it was a surprise that Neymar decided to make the move to the French capital and said it evoked memories of Figo's shock move to rivals Real Madrid in 2000. At a pre-match news conference, PSG boss Unai Emery said Neymar was "physically ready to start" the game. Over his 4 seasons at Barcelona the Brazilian scored 105 goals and created 89 chances last se... [Full Article...]

Why Manchester City are favorites to win the Premier League

It was the inevitable reaction to feeble title challenges that saw Guardiola's City finish 15 points behind the victorious Chelsea side in third place and Mourinho's United drift over the line nine points further adrift. The diminutive 17-year-old midfielder impressed coach Pep Guardiola with his passing and technical qualities during City's tour to the United States in July and is set to be par... [Full Article...]

Scores, updates and results from Premier League and around the world

Scores, updates and results from Premier League and around the world The heavy price tag seemed to have had an impact on the young England International. Will Vincent Kompany stay fit? Watford are yet again under new management, but bookmakers are predicting another season of toil for the Hornets, pricing them at 15-8 for the drop. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho: I won't moan if Man United don't sign another player

Jose Mourinho: I won't moan if Man United don't sign another player The 23-year-old became Mourinho's first signing back in June, signing for £31m from Benfica, and has featured as centre back in pre-season and against Real Madrid . The trio give United a new spine to the team, though it remains to be seen if Lindelof, who has yet to get up to speed in pre-season, starts with Eric Bailly . [Full Article...]

Madrid coach Zidane confirms new contract

Madrid coach Zidane confirms new contract Deulofeu looked sharp in Monday's Gamper Trophy and his pace can trouble Madrid, while the rest of the Barca side will be virtually unchanged from last season. Isco tried to play down concerns of the Real Madrid fans earlier this week after he was named man of the match in the 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the Uefa Super Cup on 8 August, insisting that he will sign a new deal sooner... [Full Article...]

Burnley upsets Chelsea in EPL

He was happy with the fight his Chelsea side showed in the second half but believes after losing Cahill in the first period, his team lost their heads for a while that led to the three goals from Burnley. Burnley got their first three points as the match ended 3-2. Fabregas was given his marching orders after receiving two yellow cards but, despite being reduced to nine men, the champions ad... [Full Article...]

Federer punches ticket to Montreal semis

Federer punches ticket to Montreal semis By clinching his seventh straight win over the Spaniard in the men's singles event, Federer leads the ATP this season with five titles, including two grand slams, and improved his 2017 record to 34-2. "It's tough to come back and play that same level". I've been able to keep points short. "But, as I have practiced with him quite a bit, maybe I am better prepared than if I would have never hit with... [Full Article...]

Kashmir: One civilian killed after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district

Kashmir: One civilian killed after Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch district A Junior Commissioned Officer of the Indian Army and a woman were killed in Poonch district as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling from across the Line of Control on Saturday. "A mortar shell landed in a residential house of Mohammad Shabir at Gohlad, Kalran area of Balakote sector". The victim has been identified as Ruqia Bi. [Full Article...]

Buffalo Bills: Realistic Expectations for 2017

Buffalo Bills: Realistic Expectations for 2017 General manager Brandon Beane said Friday he had been receiving trade calls about Watkins since Beane was hired in May, days after the Bills declined Watkins' fifth-year contract option for 2018. Shady McCoy will remain a key component of their passing game as well, and we already mentioned Boldin. By that metric, Darby was 12th at 59 percent, while Gaines was 82nd at just 32 percent. [Full Article...]

Farah's farewell ends in agony

Farah's farewell ends in agony Chelimo fell with four laps to go on the wet track in Wednesday's semifinals but came back and qualified. Mo Farah wins silver in the 5 000m. "For me that still has to be Haile Gebrselassie, for the distances that he covered, the titles he won and the world records he broke". [Full Article...]

Pochettino on Rose's 'Google' jab: People didn't know me either!

Pochettino on Rose's 'Google' jab: People didn't know me either! This will not be music to the ears of Spanish boss Benitez who has so far admitted his frustration in not being able to strengthen his squad to compete in the hard and challenging Premier League . Otherwise it should be a familiar side with Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli looking to carry over their excellent form from last season as they support Golden Boot victor Harry Kane in attack . [Full Article...]

Watford Vs. Liverpool: Hornets Hold Reds To Draw In Premier League Opener

Watford Vs. Liverpool: Hornets Hold Reds To Draw In Premier League Opener Coutinho handed in an official request yesterday, just hours after Liverpool's owners made it clear that the 25-year-old would not be sold for any price. Barcelona have had two offers for Coutinho rejected by Liverpool , the most recent reported to be worth €100m. "I still think he will be at the club and I would keep him", he said on Sky Sports . [Full Article...]

Huddersfield Win First Premier League Game

Huddersfield Win First Premier League Game This weekend's game against Crystal Palace will be Huddersfield's first in England's top division since 1972, after a dramatic play-off penalty shoot-out victory against Reading at the end of last season. Palace have won just one of their last 12 competitive games against Huddersfield Town (W1 D7 L4). Huddersfield has a good manager but they lack skills on the pitch and that could cost t... [Full Article...]

'It doesn't get much better' - Everton hero Rooney savouring second chance

'It doesn't get much better' - Everton hero Rooney savouring second chance The early games in the season are always tough because you are always finding your rhythm in games. And Rooney rose to the occasion, heading home in first half stoppage-time to collect his first Everton goal for 4,869 days - when he netted against Leeds in April 2004. [Full Article...]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut 2016 second-round pick Roberto Aguayo

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut 2016 second-round pick Roberto Aguayo Aguayo entered the game ahead of Folk on the team's depth chart , but clearly his performance cause the team to make the decision to cut him. Tampa Bay had to stick with Aguayo in 2016 after spending such a high pick on him, but the leash figures to be much shorter this preseason with the veteran Folk on hand. [Full Article...]

Mo Farah & Usain Bolt prepare for final events

Mo Farah & Usain Bolt prepare for final events The GB men, featuring Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake who finished fourth in the 200m, ran the nation's second fastest time ever of 37.76 behind heat winners and fastest qualifiers United States of America who clocked 37.70. Not one, but two overlooked and underappreciated Americans - Justin Gatlin and Christian Coleman - withstood what was once Bolt's undeniable late charge. [Full Article...]


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