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by | August 28, 2017 | 21:34

Southampton has signed Wesley Hoedt from Lazio and provided another indication of its determination to retain his Netherlands teammate and fellow center back, Virgil van Dijk . Having already broken their transfer record to secure the signing of Alexandre Lacazette , as well as snapping up Bosnian full-back Sead Kolašinac on a free transfer, the Gunners look to be just one or two players away from mounting a serious title challenge this season.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:07

Liverpool won a total of 20 points against the rest of the top six last season. Mane loves scoring against Arsenal and will continue to cause all sort of problems for Arsene Wenger. Liverpool fans have been waiting all summer for some positive transfer news and while Klopp is clearly laying the groundwork for a quiet final few days of transfer trading, he is clearly hopeful of getting a least one deal done.

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:20

United had cruised to 4-0 wins over both West Ham and Swansea in their opening two contests, but the champions of two seasons ago were more obdurate opponents and their goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved a Lukaku penalty eight minutes after the interval.

by | August 28, 2017 | 20:00

Brendan Schaub was front and center during the Showtime broadcast's of the Mayweather vs. McGregor media tour, primarily showing support for the UFC Lightweight Champion. In his first fight for almost two years, Mayweather stopped McGregor in the 10th round at the T-Mobile Arena to retire from the sport undefeated. "If you are not running away from the game, we still have unfinished business!" dos Anjos wrote.

by | August 28, 2017 | 19:59

Jones, a former Hawaii and SMU head coach, was named to the same position with the Tiger-Cats just last week. "Briles, 61, has over 35 years experience as a football coach, including serving as head coach of two-NCAA Division 1-A teams at Baylor University (2008-15) and the University of Houston (2003-07) where he accumulated a combined 99-65 record (.604%)".

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:44

Wenger responded with a double change after 61 minutes as Lacazette and Olivier Giroud replaced Chamberlain and Sanchez . "Physically, technically, mentally, we were not at the level - we were punished". "All the squads have improved but there isn't one single "super team" and everybody will believe they have a chance". "There is £130million worth of players sitting on the bench".

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:29

Long-term absentees Ashley Young and Luke Shaw returned to action for United's Under-23s on Monday, but Young is closer to full comeback to the first team than Shaw. "But the team stuck to the task and thankfully we got the goal". Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare was frustrated to concede a set-piece goal to Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford after his side appeared to be closing in on an Old Trafford point.

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:27

The reds summer long pursuit of RB Leipzig midfielder, and Guinean global Naby Keita , is over after the club have agreed to pay the £48M release clause, plus an undisclosed addition. Keita was reported to have undergone a medical at Liverpool's Melwood training base on Monday. Salzburg sold him to their German sister club RB Leipzig in June previous year.

by | August 28, 2017 | 18:06

Sri Lanka stand-in-skipper Kapugedera won the toss and made a decision to have a bat first. So we were trying to use that for our advantage and tried to do good result from the wicket. Needing only eight runs to win, "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni took some time off to take a nap on the field. He was ably supported by Bhuvneshwar Kumar who couldn't scalp any wicket but put a break on the Sri Lankan batting.

by | August 28, 2017 | 17:49

The Portuguese global has been heavily linked with a move away from the Allianz Arena outfit, with numerous clubs including Chelsea and Monaco interested in his services. Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić revealed yesterday that Sanches had asked to be left out of Carlo Ancelotti's matchday squad for their Bundesliga clash with Werder Bremen , as he aimed to sort his future out.

by | August 28, 2017 | 15:48

He's going to have a child. Asked if Perez knew he was alongside him, Ocon replied: "Of course he knew". "I can accept the first one - perhaps he couldn't see me - but the second one was ridiculous". We are into the silly season of the F1 drivers' transfer market and both men have been linked with other teams. "He probably feels I did it on objective, probably that's why on the second one he came into contact", said Perez.

by | August 28, 2017 | 15:39

The Scot, who had not played since Wimbledon, said he had tried everything to be fit for the final grand slam of the year which starts on Monday. The athlete has spent the past few days practicing in NY to regain his fitness. "If it means I can play before the end of the year, then that's what I would love to do". Fifth-seeded Marin Cilic moves into Murray's position and will face American Tennys Sandgren , while American Sam Querrey, previously the No.

by | August 28, 2017 | 14:27

Jack reiterated his desire to fight Stevenson before a press conference Thursday at MGM Grand, stating "I wanted the Stevenson fight, but I guess he wasn't interested". Jack broke Cleverly's nose in the third round with a big left hook and then piled on the pressure to finish him in the fifth. Four successful defences of his title followed - including one against Tony Bellew - but Cleverly lost his belt with a brutal defeat against Sergey Kovalev in 2013 .

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:58

The All Blacks and the Wallabies scored five tries apiece, but the New Zealanders had three tries disallowed and made many more line-breaks than Australia . "Two great nations fighting for it". "We can be proud of how we performed but we need to make sure that we don't sit down on that and that we keep improving for the next one".

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:42

Five of the men's top 11 are not here: Novak Djokovic , Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka have already called time on their seasons while Milos Raonic withdrew last week due to wrist problems, before Murray (right) made a decision to pull out.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:16

Matt Reynolds, who entered the game in the first inning for the injured Yoenis Cespedes , had an RBI single in the eighth off Matt Grace to give the Mets a 2-0 lead. Wilmer Flores hit his career-high 17th homer in the third, a two-run shot that gave the Mets a 5-0 advantage. Gio Gonzalez gave up two earned runs on 6 2/3 innings to get the win.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:13

I kind of ran out of time. "I want to be back on court as soon as I can", he said. "I did pretty much everything that I could to get myself ready here and took a number of weeks off after Wimbledon", a dejected Murray said. Murray will certainly be reluctant to undergo surgery at this stage in his career, having taken more than a year to get back to his best after his back operation in 2013.

by | August 28, 2017 | 12:11

Along with Manchester United, Liverpool have emerged as one of the most impressive teams in the early weeks of the Premier League and while it is all sunny at Anfield , the mood is much, much gloomier in the capital. One fan went for a slightly different approach. "That was embarrassing. I was embarrassed to do commentary up there", he said. "It was quite simply unacceptable for the size of the club we are and for the team we have", the goalkeeper told Sky Sports .

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:46

Murray's withdrawal means that five of the 11 best tennis players in the world are missing from the final Grand Slam of the season. "You know, I obviously spoke to a lot of hip specialists". But I think Andy will still play for a few more years". "I spoke to a number of specialists about it to get the best advice possible", Murray said.

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:40

The results will decide the fate of candidates of the three major political parties-the ruling AAP , the BJP and the Congress-all of whom have exuded confidence about winning the seat. BJP candidate Rane comfortably won the Valpoi constituency by winning 16188 votes. Soon after the civic polls loss, the AAP had plunged into a turmoil after senior leader Kumar Vishwas launched a rebellion over the ways the party was run.

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:26

And if it's upheld, it's likely to be, given his history, and done before Week 7, then it's nearly certain Burfict will miss the first Steelers/Bengals matchup. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Burfict's appeal hearing will take place next week. If Burfict's suspension is to be upheld for the five-game length, he will be eligible to return to the team for their Week 7 matchup against the rival Pittsburgh Steelers .

by | August 28, 2017 | 11:28

Giancarlo Stanton prepares to crush his 50th home run of the season. The 27-year-old Stanton continued his torrid August, as he has 17 homers this month, which has him tied with Willie Mays and Sammy Sosa for the most by an NL player in August.

by | August 28, 2017 | 10:16

Meredith's left leg twisted upon contact as he braced for the hit. Meredith was supposed to come into Week 1 as the Bears No. 1 receiver, and seemed poised for a breakout season after an impressive sophomore campaign. After playing a part-time role as an undrafted rookie in 2015, Meredith received extended playing time in 2016 thanks in part to Kevin White's injury.

by | August 28, 2017 | 10:16

Hitchens has been diagnosed with a tibial plateau fracture in his right knee, a source told the Star-Telegram's Clarence E. Hill, Jr. But the Cowboys still must ready for the season with Hitchens sidelined. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reserved judgment on what the injury is when asked about it after the game on Saturday night, but he did not sound like his usual optimistic self.

by | August 28, 2017 | 08:31

That's why I think it's open for us eight". The champion back in 2000 and 2001, the four-time US Open finalist has more wins on the Grand Slam stage than any other women, and no one will want to face her when the action begins in NY. Williams, who won her 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open , announced in April she was pregnant and would miss the rest of the year. What is encouraging for Halep is that there is little wrong with her game at present.

by | August 28, 2017 | 08:27

The Cleveland Browns have used 26 different starting quarterbacks since 1999, and they hope the 27th will last a bit longer than his predecessors. They later had fumbles and drops cost them scoring chances, and Kizer also threw an interception.

by | August 28, 2017 | 08:11

A first goal from summer singing Joselu and two more from Ciaran Clark and Aleksandar Mitrovic secured a 3-0 victory at St James' Park to dispel some of the disquiet on Tyneside. I have to work hard to show to the manager and to everybody that I can play. Dear was also concerned about the future of manager Slaven Bilic , adding: "If the reports are to be believed he appears to be on a slippery slope".

by | August 28, 2017 | 07:54

UPDATE 1.30PM: TRIBUTES are flooding in for champion ex-Sunshine Coast ironman Dean Mercer . He leaves behind his wife Reen and their four sons Brayden, Rory, Lachlan and Joshua all under the age of 13. Paramedics battled to save him, performing CPR for an hour at the scene. Mercer won two Australian crowns, five NSW state championships, two Test of the Toughest titles and the world Oceanman Series .

by | August 28, 2017 | 07:52

Thomas did not undergo surgery to fix his hip, and Celtics president Danny Ainge admitted on a conference call last week after the trade was announced that "there's going to be probably a little bit of a delay for Isaiah as he starts the season this year, but - um - I think that Isaiah should be fine and healthy as the season goes along".

by | August 28, 2017 | 06:55

After capturing the title with a 1-1 draw against St. Kitts and Nevis, Goal looks at the key aspects of India's campaign. "I am anxious about how we conceded the goal, not that we conceded but how we conceded", said Constantine, whose side's winning streak of nine games ended last night.

by | August 28, 2017 | 05:40

Chicago Cubs are turning Saturday night's game into a laugher as they are now up 13-2 against the Phillies on Saturday night. That milestone by itself is remarkable for a Cubs player, as only seven lefties have hit 30 or more homers for the Cubs in a single year, but Rizzo did something that none of the other six ever did.

by | August 28, 2017 | 04:22

The offense put up seven runs on 11 hits. Understand, however, that Hoskins, in the majors not quite three weeks, has eyes wide open. His two-run homer in the first last night accounted for the Phils' only runs of the evening as they were demolished by the Cubs .

by | August 28, 2017 | 04:18

I've no idea at this moment [when he will return], we would have to check when he is back", revealed Klopp . With financial fair play, unfortunately we haven't got millions and millions to spend so I've got to be a little bit prudent, see what we can do and try and balance the books.

by | August 28, 2017 | 04:13

Martin's four-under-par 67 included a stretch of four birdies in six holes on her back nine. "I just stayed really patient because I've been hitting the ball really well all week, but not many putts were falling", she admitted. There are 34 tournaments this year. 3-10, and also birdied the par-4 16th before her closing birdie on the par-5 18th. "Every time they announce me on the first tee, to hear the accomplishments that I've made so far, it's really a huge confidence booster and huge ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 04:13

Mauer was thrown out at home by shortstop Ryan Goins on Eddie Rosario's grounder. Toronto's offence could not keep pace, though, after scoring 10 runs the day before in a freakish win over the wild card-contending Twins. Buxton hit his second homer of the game against Matt Dermody in the seventh and belted his 13th of the season against Tim Mayza in the ninth. Buxton's performance is the 11th three-homer game of the season.