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by | August 29, 2017 | 13:12

Tour de France victor Chris Froome has continued his assault on the Vuelta a Espana with an explosive late sprint on the Puig Llorenc climb to win stage nine on Sunday. "I know I say it every day but again a massive thank you to my teammates", added Froome . The team did a brilliant job on that final climb and set such a good tempo.

by | August 29, 2017 | 13:04

In 1971, Heathcote landed his first collegiate head coaching job at Montana , a veritable basketball backwater before his arrival. He is best known for coaching Magic Johnson and the Spartans to the national championship in 1979, where they beat Larry Bird and Indiana State for the title.

by | August 29, 2017 | 12:47

For some players, fans would worry that they may become upset and unsettled at not playing, but that is not a problem in this case. Three wins out of three for Manchester United , just like the start of last season. "They defended very well", Mourinho said . "I think we played very well". An early return would come as little surprise given the reaction of the surgeons to the strength of Ibrahimovic's knee, his overall fitness at the time of the operation and the player's subsequent ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 11:58

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is confident that Manchester United's luck will improve in 2017-18 as they seek to make Old Trafford a fortress once more. United's disappointing 6th place finish last season owed much to their frequent inability to convert draws into victories, particularly in home games against so-called weaker opposition.

by | August 29, 2017 | 11:18

Just as Schumacher did in his 200th race, Hamilton put in an imperious performance to reach the checkered flag first. The 32-year-old Briton made the most of his record-equalling 68th pole position to take the lead, but had to survive some concerted attacks from Vettel's Ferrari before emerging triumphant for the fifth time this season.

by | August 29, 2017 | 11:16

Hamilton admitted he was anxious that the mistake with the engine mode could have cost him victory, but ultimately it turned out perfectly, and he was therefore able to control the rest of the race from the front. "But this is not a topic we want to tackle now, or over the remaining races of the season". "But it shows we improved the auto also, especially race pace, very strong when we were on average a second off at Silverstone".

by | August 29, 2017 | 10:49

Playing aggressively, Sindhu rattled 19-year-old Yufei with her barrage of attacking strokes. It was an epic final. It was anybody's game. Afterwards, both fought ferociously for each and every point. It was a good match. I know that Japanese are always physically stronger. I was well prepared for a long-drawn-out battle. Lin came into this year's championship seeking his sixth world crown but was denied at the final hurdle when Axelsen proved the superior first-place candidate on ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 10:45

Agencies in Northeast Ohio are preparing for the possible influx of animals who were stranded and rescued from the flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. "We are ready to help in whatever capacity we can", Griffin said. Harvey said it's hard to anticipate how many animals will be coming to Cleveland.

by | August 29, 2017 | 10:44

But through it all, he always believed the statue would soon become a reality. "The Department of Justice and the current administration are undermining Dr. But it wasn't an easy road, Smyre said. The project was delayed in 2015, when the original sculptor, Andy Davis , was fatally injured in vehicle accident.

by | August 29, 2017 | 10:13

With Paxton Lynch suffering an injury, Taylor would be the Broncos third option at quarterback. "I'm looking forward to it and I haven't started a football game in a while so that's going to be fun", Sloter said. "He's played solid, and right now he's the backup guy", Joseph said. Siemian will serve as a backup on Thursday, but the hope and intent is to give him and the rest of the starters the night off to both preserve their health and shift focus to the regular-season opener, ...

by | August 29, 2017 | 06:25

Muguruza improved to 17-2 since the start of her London Grand Slam title run, but the 23-year-old Spaniard resists the notion she can be favored with a poor US Open history. But she hasn't gone past the second round in four tries at NY. Even before it didn't really happen, every year, (it's a) new page and I'm just looking forward to see what happens.

by | August 29, 2017 | 06:16

As the Mets wait to see the results of Wright's re-examination, the team knows Cespedes will only be a spectator for the remainder of the seadon. For Wright, this latest setback has to be one of the hardest because he was actually able to get back out there with the St.

by | August 29, 2017 | 05:52

This contract is also sensational news for megastar quarterbacks like Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers, who are all due for new contracts in the next year or so. Detroit has been one and done in the postseason in each appearance with Stafford at the helm. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says the deal is worth $135 million over the five years.

by | August 29, 2017 | 05:13

I'm happy for them, for Marouane, for Jesse, for Marcus". Goals haven't been an issue for Manchester United so far this season. Rashford replaced Juan Mata and made an impact within three minutes. "The group is solid, very, very friendly in between games and (there's) great empathy". The bad start for both West Ham and Palace already has their managers under serious fire with Bilic and de Boer 15/8 joint-favourites to be the first top-flight boss to leave his post.

by | August 29, 2017 | 04:09

The champions achieved that easily as Fabregas opened the scoring in the first half at Stamford Bridge before Morata bagged his second goal since his club-record £58 million (S$101.3 million) move from Real Madrid. The market for signing players closes on August 31, with the Blues said to be hoping to complete deals for Danny Drinkwater, Jamie Vardy, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Ross Barkley.

by | August 29, 2017 | 04:08

Yet he set about insisting he was hurting as much as the fans with a message that was loaded with very personal sentiments. Wenger also faces a battle to keep Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at the club, with Chelsea and Liverpool also contemplating late bids, and discussing the duo's future on Sunday, Jamie Carragher told Sky Sports: "They shouldn't be staying".

by | August 29, 2017 | 03:09

The 49ers (1-2) came into the game with reason to worry about their shaky quarterback position. A bubble screen was the call and the Niners' defense had it sniffed out. There's a lot of things that we need to be better at if we're going to be a good offense. "We're giving up points too easy early on". "Got a lot of work to do, try and get back on track and try to get this thing turned around".

by | August 29, 2017 | 02:41

Head coach Bill O'Brien also announced that the team is dedicating the season "to the people of Houston" who have been devastated by catastrophic flooding due to Hurricane Harvey . "We're a very tough city and we're a very tough people". On Sunday, Watt announced that he had set up a fundraiser for victims in Houston with a $100,000 donation.

by | August 29, 2017 | 02:22

Every veteran National Football League player is now asking, "How can I be sent home and not have to play in a preseason game?" Shortly after 4 p.m. on Sunday, McDermott still hadn't spoken to Dareus. Hopefully, Dareus can learn a lesson from this and stay out of trouble, as he's expected to be a key contributor to the team's defensive line in 2017.

by | August 29, 2017 | 02:19

I think she definitely played with not very many errors. "But I think overall, yeah, I think just the level of tennis of hers was just better today". The 26-year-old initially dominated Krunic's serve, breaking in the third and fifth game of the first set to take the contest away from the Serb. Edmund defeated Johnson in the quarter-finals of last week's Winston-Salem Open.

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:57

Liverpool's 4-2 win over Hoffenheim in the Champions League play-offs in midweek was a massive boost, and it should give them a huge amount of confidence going into Sunday's clash. "He's on our injury list, that hasn't changed", Klopp added. I don't know but I think that will happen. Klopp's side continue to be linked with a host of players while the club still have plenty of cash at their disposal.

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:53

The ambitious Swift has her sights firmly set on Adele's US record of 3.4 million albums sold in one week, set in November 2015 for "25". And it's seeping throughout the music video, which debuted tonight during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards .

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:50

Paris Saint-Germain and Zenit Saint Petersburg are also believed to have wanted Foyth this summer, but Spurs kept their interest intact and have finally reached an agreement. Foyth has so far only been capped by Argentina at U20 level but was recently called in for a meeting with senior coach Jorge Sampaoli, who reportedly considers him on the verge of a call-up.

by | August 29, 2017 | 01:42

The Jets are likely set for a transitional season. Now in his 15th National Football League season, McCown was able to fend off 2016 second-round draft pick Christian Hackenberg , and, to a lesser extent, third-year signal caller Bryce Petty to earn the job.

by | August 29, 2017 | 00:26

The Astros, who entered Monday holding the best record in the American League and second-best in all of baseball, wrapped up a three-game series in Anaheim against the Angels on Sunday, but rather than fly home, as they customarily would, they flew to Dallas and remained there overnight awaiting word.

by | August 28, 2017 | 23:59

Alexis Sanchez is set to make his first appearance for Arsenal this season . Which will be the most important match-ups to decide the fate of one of the most anticipated games of the season so far? FK Maribor manager Darko Milanic lasted just 32 days in charge of Leeds United, in 2014: admittedly, under Massimo Cellino that's not the most surprising thing, and he will no doubt feel more at home after returning to Maribor, where he's won five league titles.

by | August 28, 2017 | 23:52

She won the US Women's Open last month in New Jersey for her first LPGA Tour title. "I think this golf course fits my game", Park said after the win. Broch Larsen closed with a 70 to fall into a tie for third at 274 with Shanshan Feng of China (68), Marina Alex (68), Cristie Kerr (69) and Chun In-gee of South Korea (70).

by | August 28, 2017 | 23:51

As if to add intrigue, McElwain jokingly suggested (at least we think he was joking) the battle for the right to take the first snap may extend to four guys. "The quarterback situation, we have a plan that's in place", McElwain told reporters . NJ.com submitted a Freedom of Information Act request three weeks ago for a list of MI players on athletic scholarships and only recently received a response .

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:27

Bilbo said in June that Landry would not consider any offers once the regular season begins September 10. Later on, during his press conference on Monday, Gase told reporters what Landry meant to Dolphins offense. He views Landry as a team leader and a spark plug for the offense. He had 94 receptions for 1,136 yards and four touchdowns previous year. Injury update: Gase said quarterback Ryan Tannehill already has begun rehabbing after undergoing surgery last week on his injured ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:23

The Bundesliga side have announced the signing of Andriy Yarmolenko from Dynamo Kiev for a reported €25 million. Borussia Dortmund were not going to find a like-for-like substitute for Ousmane Dembele three days before the transfer deadline.

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:14

Look for Brock Osweiler to be released, and Cody Kessler to operate as the Browns' No. 2 quarterback this season. He still has to earn the right to be the starting quarterback for this team week in and week out. He has the makeup and he has the things we are looking for. Kizer winning the job is a great situation for the Browns. "When we drafted this young man, there was a goal in drafting him".

by | August 28, 2017 | 22:07

Speaking after the match, manager Jurgen Klopp heaped praises on the overall team performance. Angry Arsenal fans once again called for his head after yesterday's humiliation; Wenger will be thankful for the two week global break to try to figure out how to get out of this latest mess.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:59

The 20-year-old has returned to the club in order to work under Brendan Rodgers for another year, with the player himself a major factor in Manchester City allowing him to return to Celtic . "Welcome back Paddy!" Celtic wrote on their Twitter page as the season-long move was confirmed. He is a top manager. Roberts was linked with moves to Southampton and Nice but instead chose to return to Celtic Park for his second loan spell.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:40

The proposed trade sending Irving to the Celtics for two-time All-Star Thomas , forward Jae Crowder , center Ante Zizic and an unprotected 2018 first-round pick via Brooklyn was thrust into uncertainty once Thomas underwent his exam in Cleveland on Friday, league sources said.

by | August 28, 2017 | 21:39

Ragland, a former second-round pick, was traded for a fourth-round pick. Ragland never appeared in a regular season game for the Bills after tearing his ACL in training camp his rookie season. A healthy Ragland would be an incredible upgrade for Kansas City going forward, practically giving them an extra first round pick. Nobody has stepped forward to win the job, so the Chiefs had been going with Ramik Wilson, last year's starter.