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Newcastle lands Stoke striker Joselu

Newcastle lands Stoke striker Joselu Benitez added Stoke City striker Joselu , who trained with his new team-mates in front of a 5,000 crowd at a St James' Park open day yesterday, to his squad on Wednesday in a £5m deal. "Newcastle have a very good team and very good players as well". It may not have been the result skipper Jamaal Lascelles and his colleagues craved, but he insists last season's Championship title winners can ma... [Full Article...]

Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says

Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says Henry told the paper that if it were up to him, he'd rename the street " David Ortiz Way" or "Big Papi Way". The street was dedicated to Yawkey, who owned the club from 1933 to 1976, in 1977. Leandre first appeared at Fenway in 2004, as a 4-year-old who was doing his best to cope with Ewing's sarcoma, a cancer in his right thigh that was threatening amputation. [Full Article...]

Nick Xenophon the latest pollie snared in dual citizenship bungle

Nick Xenophon the latest pollie snared in dual citizenship bungle Xenophon, whose father came to Australia in 1951 from the then British territory of Cyprus, had been awaiting confirmation from the British Home Office as to whether he was a citizen by descent. "The suggestion I could be a British citizen is something that would absolutely horrify my father". "There is no constitutional reason to do so (step aside), and the legal advice we have received is very... [Full Article...]

U.S. sweep the four-balls for Solheim lead

U.S. sweep the four-balls for Solheim lead Brittany Lang and Brittany Lincicome remain unbeaten as a pair, as they defeated the European pairing of Caroline Masson and Florentyna Parker. Salas and Angel Yin, another player making her Solheim debut, could do no wrong, blowing away their Euro opponents, Ciganda and Emily Pedersen, in a 6 and 5 laugher. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Pliskova get matches rained out in Cincinnati

Nadal, Pliskova get matches rained out in Cincinnati She wasted another match point before Muguruza took it to the tiebreaker and dominated. Makarova then had three more match points before finally ending the match aainst her German opponent on her eighth match-point chance. The Romanian was too good for seventh seed Johana Konta, winning 6-4 7-6 (7-1). Women: Simona Halep bt Anastasija Sevastova 6-4, 6-3; Svetlana Kuznetsova bt Carla Suar... [Full Article...]

What happened between Jon Lester and Chris Bosio

What happened between Jon Lester and Chris Bosio The 33-year-old Lester is 8-7 with a 4.37 ERA over 148 1/3 innings in 26 starts this season after helping the Cubs win the World Series last year. Lester's nine-run inning Thursday ballooned his ERA to 4.37, but there's no question he's the ace of the rotation and the man the Cubs will be counting on come October. [Full Article...]

James Franklin in lofty company after reported raise to $5.8 million

James Franklin in lofty company after reported raise to $5.8 million Franklin had two years left on his contract before today's new deal. The Board of Trustees' compensation committee unanimously approved the new contract Friday. He owns a 25-15 record, taking over a program that had been rocked by NCAA sanctions after the Jerry Sandusky child-abuse scandal. "I am pleased with the progress our program has made in the community, in the classroom and on the field". [Full Article...]

England v West Indies: day-night Test at Edgbaston, day two

Chase led West Indies' attack with 4 wickets for 113 runs in 26.2 overs. Live coverage of the second day's play in the first Test between England and Windies continues on Sky Sports Cricket at 1.30pm on Friday, with over-by-over commentary and in-play clips on our live blog on Sky Sports digital platforms. [Full Article...]

Hannah and Derek Jeter Welcome Baby Girl Bella Raine Jeter

Hannah and Derek Jeter Welcome Baby Girl Bella Raine Jeter The group is led by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman, who will be the controlling owner, while Jeter will be in charge of the business and baseball operations for the club. Jeter founded The Players' Tribune in 2014 as a platform for athletes to connect directly with fans. Now that Bella has arrived, the next step for the couple is allowing the world to get their first glimpse at the newborn. [Full Article...]

Patriots Rookie Derek Rivers To Miss 2017 Season With Torn ACL

Patriots Rookie Derek Rivers To Miss 2017 Season With Torn ACL However, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is now reporting that Rivers has suffered a torn ACL during a joint practice with the Houston Texans on Friday morning that could potentially put his entire 2017 season in jeopardy. Deatrich Wise Jr . was drafted in the fourth round by the Patriots and now has the opportunity to contribute following Rivers' injury. For the other, the Patriots' options are dwind... [Full Article...]

West Bromwich turns down $23m bid from Manchester City for Evans

West Bromwich turns down $23m bid from Manchester City for Evans And boss Tony Pulis wants to bring him to the Hawthorns as they line up a replacement for club captain Evans. If we have to stay with the players we have right now we are happy. If someone comes, we will be happy too. Evans has been linked with an incredible move this week to the Etihad as cover for Pep Guardiola's plethora of talented central defenders. [Full Article...]

Davinson Sanchez: Five things to know about Tottenham's new centre-back

Davinson Sanchez: Five things to know about Tottenham's new centre-back While all of their rivals for the Premier League title have all strengthened this summer Tottenham have yet to make any acquisitions, but that could be set to change. But Spurs boss Pochettino says the time for excuses is over and believes there is no better arena in football than Wembley. The highly-rated centre-half was Ajax's player of the year last season and was also a target for Barc... [Full Article...]

Ronaldo, Messi lead the pack

Ronaldo, Messi lead the pack Other names on the list are Juventus' veteran keeper Gianluigi Buffon, forward Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich pair Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer. He scored twice as Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final, while also finishing top scorer in the competition with 12 goals . The list also includes Barcelona rivals Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, as well... [Full Article...]

Coutinho makes pledge to Klopp over Liverpool future

We're close [to Coutinho and Dembele], we're talking about the conditions but until everything is finalised , we can't say anything else. We know we have to strengthen this team and that is what we are doing. Coutinho could perhaps still stand to add an element of consistency to his game, but he too would be a strong buy thanks to his vision, creativity and goal threat from distance. [Full Article...]

Costa insists he 'must return to Atletico'

Costa insists he 'must return to Atletico' Perhaps the best Costa can hope for is to engender some goodwill, helping him work towards his preferred resolution: a return to his former club Atlético Madrid . Last month, Chelsea seemed to replace Costa in attack by agreeing to a deal to acquire ex-Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata for £58 million. Will Costa get his wish? City threatened to sue Tevez for lost transfer value while he wa... [Full Article...]

No progress on Sanchez talks: Wenger

No progress on Sanchez talks: Wenger The Gunners boss has described him as "a player who is on his way up" despite him making just 16 Premier League starts last season. But players being negatively affected when they're in the previous year of their contract isn't one of them, or at least not in all cases. [Full Article...]

Martial: Man Utd prioritising Premier League

The France worldwide, who moved to Old Trafford from AS Monaco in 2015, was linked with a transfer away from the Red Devils. When talking about his own aims though he revealed that he does have some but he added that I would like to keep it private, saying he wanted to " keep that to myself ". [Full Article...]

Buccaneers dominate first half in preseason victory over Jaguars

Buccaneers dominate first half in preseason victory over Jaguars Most importantly, Winston spread the ball around to his vast array of targets, completing important passes to Mike Evans, DeSean Jackson, Adam Hayward, O.J. The Jaguars play Carolina next Thursday in the final tune-up for the starters and it will either be Bortles to re-establish himself or Henne to trigger a changing of the arm. [Full Article...]

Tips for viewing the solar eclipse

Tips for viewing the solar eclipse Remember , unless you live within totality , or you travel to visit somewhere under totality, you won't see any so-called "hidden" planets, or the completely covered sun . Dr. Thomas said aside from the safety provided by the certified eclipse glasses , making a pinhole viewer can be a fun project for the family and the eclipse can be viewed indirectly, without having to look at the sun ... [Full Article...]

All Blacks tackle Wallabies

All Blacks tackle Wallabies Israel Folau is superb in the air and risky on the counter-attack. Hansen added that these fresh allegations would not distract Smith, who is starting in Saturday's opening Rugby Championship Test against Australia . The toilet incident was sold by Smith as a one-off mistake, but the private Facebook messages between Smith and the woman reveal explicit details of their two-year affair. [Full Article...]


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