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by | August 05, 2017 | 09:20

He walked three but allowed just five hits on the day while striking out four. Hendricks, baseball's ERA leader last season, missed about seven weeks because of tendinitis in his right hand before returning July 24. Manager Dusty Baker said after the game that Max Scherzer and Gio Gonzalez will miss their scheduled starts for the Nationals this weekend. Gonzalez won't pitch Saturday , with his wife expected to give birth to their second child in the next few days.

by | August 05, 2017 | 09:12

Cape Town - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is thankful to the club for signing three of his transfer targets, but admits he would still like a fourth. He represents everything we want in a footballer; loyalty, consistency, ambition, team player. Conte will also be hoping that another of his big summer signings - French midfielder Tiemoue Bayakoko, bought for a reported 40 million pounds from Monaco - will find his feet quickly in England.

by | August 05, 2017 | 07:51

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck sees victory over Chelsea in the Community Shield as vital. Arsenal would avoid having their star player poached by a direct Premier League rival and would be well-compensated for a player in the a year ago of his contract, perhaps also snapping up one of their key targets at the same time .

by | August 05, 2017 | 06:27

The White Sox are 0-6 in their last 6 during game 2 of a series, 5-0 in Rodons last 5 Friday starts and 4-10 in Rodons last 14 road starts. Porcello has lost his last five decisions and is winless in six starts since picking up his most recent win on June 23.

by | August 05, 2017 | 06:15

Arsenal bounced back nicely from the Chelsea mauling to lift the Emirates Cup on their own patch last weekend, thrashing Benfica 5-2 then losing 2-1 to Sevilla courtesy of a Steven N'Zonzi wonder goal 24 hours later but doing enough on goal difference to prevail.

by | August 05, 2017 | 03:55

There isn't any video footage of the fight, but according to writers who were on the scene, Clark hit Ifedi with a fairly devastating punch. Though coaches brought the initial fight to an end, Ifedi apparently didn't get the message and jumped into a group of linemen after the next snap.

by | August 05, 2017 | 03:48

A 6-7, 330-pounder, Howard enters his eighth National Football League season after spending the past three years with the Oakland Raiders . Howard, 30, signed as an undrafted free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and spent part of the 2011 season on the Ravens' practice squad.

by | August 05, 2017 | 03:25

Friday's draw means Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will return to his native Germany , while striker Roberto Firmino will face his former club. The clash with Liverpool will be Hoffenheim's first ever in European football, having risen from the fifth division in 2000 to the top flight eight years later with the financial backing of software mogul Dietmar Hopp.

by | August 05, 2017 | 03:01

Other than a sluggish first game, the defeat to neighbours Manchester United , City have looked razor sharp in pre-season, even without Bernardo Silva (until the final 20 minutes today) and Benjamin Mendy for the bulk of it. We are quite satisfied, but the reality starts now. The Hammers had to wait until the 79th minute for their first clear chance of the contest when Hernandez raced through on goal down the left channel, but he overran the ball and neither he nor Robert Snodgrass ...

by | August 05, 2017 | 02:42

Chelsea are looking for more full-backs in order to compete on multiple fronts, and Aurier is reported to be very appreciated at Stamford Bridge. According to a report by The Sun , Premier League champions Chelsea have submitted an enquiry for Serge Aurier as they get set to rival Manchester United in landing the Paris Saint-Germain defender.

by | August 05, 2017 | 02:38

He will remain with the team in his coaching capacity. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Clippers owner #Steve Ballmer designated executive vice president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank to oversee basketball operations.

by | August 05, 2017 | 02:29

You know, we hit the receivers with bags and try to knock the ball away from them and make them catch through contact and make the quarterbacks avoid a rush and stuff like that. "As a wife, I'm a little bit - it's not the most , let's say, unaggressive sport". Brady said "I think you're not blind to it as a player" but added that he is confident in his health regimen and that "you learn from" the struggles of retired players who are dealing with health issues.

by | August 05, 2017 | 02:00

Mr Johnson originally supported rival Jeb Bush in the Republican primaries by serving as his campaign's finance chairman, but switched to Mr Trump after his candidate fell out of the running and donated £1m to his inaugural committee. Johnson's also a member of a major Washington foreign policy think tank, the Council on Foreign Relations. Christopher Johnson, Woody's brother, will take over day-to-day ownership duties with the Jets.

by | August 05, 2017 | 01:06

Initially laughing off such speculation, getting down to business the Stamford Bridge boss explains that Hazard is "very happy to stay with us, to play with Chelsea " - and it's not hard to see why considering the strong position the Blues are in presently.

by | August 04, 2017 | 23:26

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard is expected to be "in the clear" after suffering an ankle injury during Wednesday's practice, a source told ESPN on Friday. "At first I was pretty anxious. That was the main thing that scared me", Shepard said. The 23-year-old said he was initially anxious because he felt the ankle pop and there was a good amount of pain.

by | August 04, 2017 | 22:12

He added: "This is obviously extremely disappointing, but I am already looking ahead and planning my recovery". Wawrinka, 32, has been affected by an issue with his left knee in recent months and will undergo surgery in order to cure the problem completely.

by | August 04, 2017 | 21:31

Despite the money being lavished on the squad, it has yet to match the feats of the PSG team that reached the Champions League semifinals in 1995 and won the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup the following season. Within three years of making his debut for the Sao Paulo club, he had led them to their first Copa Libertadores in nearly 50 years, won the Puskas award for the Federation Internationale de Football Association goal of the season, and pinned down a regular spot in the national ...

by | August 04, 2017 | 20:50

When we got to Andrew, we left him alone and got out of his way. Like Zimmer, Frazier has made an impact as a rookie this year, hitting a home run during his big league debut with the Yanks and batting.255 with four homers and 17 RBIs in 24 games through Wednesday.

by | August 04, 2017 | 20:42

The Premier League season will be underway by the time the next European game comes around, meaning the players should be much closer to full match fitness. I like to be in Europe - it's important for our experience. Arsene Wenger has publicly played down any notion of Giroud leaving Arsenal this summer, but should Everton convince the club and player to change their stance a deal would be expected to cost around £20 million.

by | August 04, 2017 | 20:30

Yes, much of Real Madrid's motivation for offseason matches in the U.S.is to make bags of money, but some of it is to reach out to their foreign fan base and try to bring more exposure to their game. "It's good to be back, it's good to feel the energy in Chicago and out in the city". Chicago is an amazing city. They are missing arguably their best player and are not firing on all cylinders.

by | August 04, 2017 | 20:23

The Cleveland Cavaliers are not operating with any sense of urgency on finding a Kyrie Irving trade. They might want to acquire Irving , but not by giving up the 20-year-old emerging shooting guard. Now a Timberwolves' reporter has publicly characterized with the Suns have been offering for Irving . Irving had a good relationship with Griffin, who was a point man in selling Irving on a five-year contract extension in 2014 even though the team was coming off four consecutive ...

by | August 04, 2017 | 20:19

He watched Friday's practice from the team cafeteria, his left leg in a brace and propped on a chair. Should Tannehill require season-ending surgery, the Dolphins would not be without options at quarterback. Darlington added that it will take "several days" for the Dolphins to make a decision on Tannehill's future. I'm not really thinking about that. Before taking the Miami Dolphins job, Gase was the offensive coordinator for the Chicago Bears in 2015 and worked with Jay Cutler .

by | August 04, 2017 | 19:57

USA Hockey is to announce its coaches and general manager at a news conference Friday in Plymouth, Michigan. Granato and Young were teammates on the 1988 U.S. After announcing back in March that they would no longer allow their players to compete in the Olympics , the National Hockey League majorly changed the way Olympic teams were formed.

by | August 04, 2017 | 19:09

PSG said "his arrival into the Paris Saint-Germain family emphasizes more than ever the club's aims to rise to the top of world football". The star player who has signed a 5 year contract with PSG said "I feel in my heart that the time has come for me to leave".

by | August 04, 2017 | 18:53

Spare a thought for the President of the United States, because Trump has reportedly told members of his elite Bedminster Golf Club that he sneaks back to New Jersey most weekends because "That White House is a real dump ". "... We have a president that's constantly, whether it's Martha's Vineyard or someplace else, constantly on vacation". During Obama's time in office, Trump himself blasted the former president frequently on Twitter and called him the "habitual vacationer".

by | August 04, 2017 | 18:25

However, Chelsea struggled to replicate the form that took them to the championship, leading to Mourinho being dismissal and replaced by Guus Hiddink. He continued: "For a normal player now you must be ready to spend £40m or £50m. If PSG is able to do this, why not?" Diego Costa is unlikely to feature though after being told he is surplus to requirements at Chelsea .

by | August 04, 2017 | 17:21

I nerazzurri hanno proposto al calciatore un contratto intorno al milione e mezzo l'anno: c'è da trovare ora l'accordo con il Borussia Dortmund che chiede almeno 20 milioni di euro .

by | August 04, 2017 | 17:15

Second half we did better. Despite this being a pre-season only, their players have looked solid on the pitch, which also helped them win the Premier League Asia Trophy last month as well. "In the first half, we were very unsafe on the counter, the pressing was very good". Before that don't forget at 4:30pm we will have Napoli against Bayern Munich in the 3rd place play-off.

by | August 04, 2017 | 16:42

He heads here in bubbly mood after being an integral part of the England team which won the U20 World Cup this summer. He told us: "I can't wait to get started". This is a fantastic signing for Aston Villa, who have added another utility man to their midfield to fill in for Jack Grealish , or anyone who falls out of the side to injury.

by | August 04, 2017 | 13:34

Then we have to see how this works. "Everybody is panicking because players are coming in from overseas or from lower Premier League clubs, but I think the team showed they were good enough to compete for a trophy". "You know and I know there is nothing like Liverpool ". He said: "We need to be independent of one or two players". Jurgen Klopp has acknowledged he will face "hard decisions" over his team selection in 2017/18, but believes his Liverpool players should react well.

by | August 04, 2017 | 09:12

Nicky Delmonico hit his first career homer, a three-run shot in the third, for the White Sox, who lost their third straight and fell to 3-15 since the All-Star break. And according to manager John Farrell on Thursday, that's exactly how the Red Sox will plan their rotation. "You balance rest, but then you also look at how do you match up and align guys going forward?" Gonzalez is 6-1 with a 3.09 ERA in 13 games (11 starts) against the Red Sox, including a 4-0 mark at Fenway Park.

by | August 04, 2017 | 09:02

Quinton De Kock has been one of the finds for South Africa in the past decade. The night he was forced to spend in hospital on the second day of the match helped, but on the third afternoon of the Test the troubles had returned, curtailing his impact in England's second innings.

by | August 04, 2017 | 08:23

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry made his long-awaited professional golf debut on Thursday, as he participated in the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, Calif. Curry showed some tee-to-green nerves out on the course today but looked solid around the greens. Curry began his round on the back nine and when his name was announced on the tee, "I could barely feel my hands, I had to try to take a deep breath", he said.

by | August 04, 2017 | 06:36

The players quotes following his official reveal at Paris Saint Germain speak volumes about his desires for the future. In contrast, Gaspart feels Diego Maradona and Ronaldo in a different manner: "I've seen great players, like [Diego] Maradona and Ronaldo , who were better than Neymar , also leave Barca because other clubs paid their clauses.

by | August 04, 2017 | 06:23

Russian Federation would only have been reinstated had a two-thirds majority voted in its favour. This decision comes eight months after the Warren Blake led-JAAA executive abstained from a vote on sweeping reforms of the IAAF. He then listed the changes RusAF has made in terms of personnel, the athletes and coaches it has disqualified and the cooperation it has given to the French and Russian criminal investigations into the bribery and doping scandals.