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State checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25 State checks in at 20th in Preseason AP Top 25
- August 21, 2017

The Crimson Tide was also named the nation's No. 1 team in the USA Today's Amway Coaches Poll released August 3. It's Auburn's highest preseason ranking since they opened both the 2014 and 2015 seasons at No. "You get to walk in that atmosphere and environment, the two-winningest teams in college football in the last seven years". The AP poll is one way to take the temperature of college football. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Deportivo: Sergio Ramos sets La Liga red card record
- August 21, 2017

A congratulatory doff of the cap is most definitely due to Sergio Ramos , who equalled a long-standing Spanish record in Real Madrid's opening game of the league season on Sunday evening. The central defender now joins former FC Barcelona and Sevilla defender Pablo Alfaro and Real Zaragoza legend Xavi Aguado as the players who have received the most red cards in La Liga history, with 18 each. (more...)
Marcus Mariota, Derrick Henry lead Titans past Panthers
- August 20, 2017

Cam Newton will play a major role in the team's attempt to get back on track but he continues to remain sidelined during the preseason. "It was a lot better (than last week)", Mariota said. The Titans turned both turnovers into touchdowns. Other than one long pass reception by Taywan Taylor and a good run from Akeem Judd ( who? ), the Titans offense was lifeless. (more...)
Johanna Konta falls to Simona Halep in quarter-finals in Cincinnati Johanna Konta falls to Simona Halep in quarter-finals in Cincinnati
- August 20, 2017

Stephens played three matches in 24 hours due to a rain-affected schedule Friday. The 22-year-old from Canberra was up a double break in 10 minutes, seizing the chance to make a between-the-legs show off shot on his way to a 4-0 lead, drawing boos from the crowd. (more...)
Bryan Robson 'surprised' when Jonny Evans left Manchester United Bryan Robson 'surprised' when Jonny Evans left Manchester United
- August 18, 2017

Do you think Evans would fit in at City? Guardiola is in the market for defensive reinforcements this summer as the Spaniard attempts to challenge for the Premier League title and improve upon last season's third place finish. After making nearly two hundred appearances for Manchester United where he won three Premier League titles and two League Cups, Evans moved to the Hawthorns. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather to Open Mayweather Boxing & Fitness in Southern California Floyd Mayweather to Open Mayweather Boxing & Fitness in Southern California
- August 18, 2017

On August 26 , at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , McGregor will make his professional boxing debut against Mayweather and an extraordinary amount of money will be generated. We want to take him seriously but when someone is dressed like a dodgy uncle in the '80s selling used vehicle parts on the side for an extra pit of cash, it's hard to hear anything they say. (more...)
Vancouver potential host city at Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup Vancouver potential host city at Federation Internationale de Football Association 2026 World Cup
- August 16, 2017

Other Canadian cities on the list include: Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto and Vancouver. In March, the committee will then include 20-25 venues in its final submission to Federation Internationale de Football Association, world soccer's governing body, to determine the chance of hosting matches or other possible opportunities. (more...)
Dele Alli: 'Important for Tottenham Hotspur to stay professional' Dele Alli: 'Important for Tottenham Hotspur to stay professional'
- August 14, 2017

Javier Manquillo and Florian Lejeune are both in the starting team for the home side this morning, while Christian Atsu is also named in the team, following his permanent move from Chelsea during the summer transfer window. " Spurs are as good as anybody in the league and against a Newcastle side, who will have to attack in front of their own fans, this could be a cricket score ". (more...)
Arsenal score two late goals for comeback win vs. Leicester City Arsenal score two late goals for comeback win vs. Leicester City
- August 13, 2017

Alexis Sanchez and Oezil arrived in consecutive summers but could both find themselves leaving in similarly swift succession. Attractive header from Olivier Giroud ensured the Gunners beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. (more...)
Grading the Eagles' Moves: Jordan Matthews Traded to Bills Grading the Eagles' Moves: Jordan Matthews Traded to Bills
- August 12, 2017

The Bills were looking at competing for second place in the AFC East at best before making some big trades on Friday, but after the deals they made, it's hard to imagine them winning more than five or six games this season. Matthews has been the one constant for the Eagles the last three years, and with so many new faces, Matthews was a source of familiarity. The Rams have been searching all year for an outside vertical threat to compliment Sean McVay's offense and finally have that player ... (more...)
Five realistic replacements for Ousmane Dembele Five realistic replacements for Ousmane Dembele
- August 11, 2017

We don't know why. It has been one disappointing transfer window for FC Barcelona , who usually is seen attracting the most talented bunch of footballers, but have contrarily seen one of the brightest talents in world football, Neymar Jr. (more...)
MI swimmer helps USA take gold, set record at 2017 World Championships MI swimmer helps USA take gold, set record at 2017 World Championships
- July 31, 2017

Dressel won the men's 50-meter freestyle and 100m butterfly before leading off for the USA's victorious mixed 4x100m freestyle relay team. With Dressel rested for yesterday's morning's heats, the U.S. "The most important thing for him is to go back to the fundamentals, and working with Reese to do what needs to be done". Improvement will be foremost in Schooling's thoughts, as will his pursuit of Phelps' world record, when he returns to Singapore this week to prepare for the biennial Games ... (more...)
Chelsea lose to Inter Milan in last preseason friendly Chelsea lose to Inter Milan in last preseason friendly
- July 30, 2017

Chelsea ready for new season? The Italy global has been linked with a switch to the Premier League champions after a single season at San Siro, but Spalletti insisted no deal has been done. There was also shot into the side-netting, after Perisic had out-paced new Chelsea signing Antonio Rudiger, as the Inter wide man grew in confidence as the game wore on. (more...)
It's for BCCI to decide on women's IPL: Mithali It's for BCCI to decide on women's IPL: Mithali
- July 29, 2017

The veteran, who made her India debut in 1999, spoke of how coming under the BCCI had seen women's cricket in India take big strides. He made the announcements after Mithali Raj called on him upon her return from England, where she led the team to the World Cup finals. (more...)
Tottenham fans optimistic after Janssen's 'fantastic goal' against Roma Tottenham fans optimistic after Janssen's 'fantastic goal' against Roma
- July 27, 2017

The North London club played AS Roma in the International Champions Cup pre-season friendly in New Jersey in the early hours of this morning. While Spurs are yet to spend, they have managed to hold onto their stars, including Harry Kane , Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld and Eric Dier. (more...)
Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead arrested, warrant issued for shoplifting Cowboys' Lucky Whitehead arrested, warrant issued for shoplifting
- July 25, 2017

More than that, he missed his court date and had an warrant issued for his arrest for failing to appear. Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said he didn't learn of the arrest until Monday morning. He has rushed 20 times for 189 yards and caught nine passes for 64 yards. Still the Cowboys announced they released Whitehead. Star running back Ezekiel Elliott has faced no team discipline, and has been defended by owner Jerry Jones , after being accused of domestic violence, and of assault ... (more...)
Knicks Likely To Trade Carmelo Anthony To Rockets This Week Knicks Likely To Trade Carmelo Anthony To Rockets This Week
- July 25, 2017

Anthony, of course, has a no-trade clause, so both he and NY would have to approve anything that could happen. Houston reportedly would like to shed Ryan Anderson's contract in a deal for Anthony, but the two teams haven't been able to find a third team to take on the veteran forward's contract as the Knicks aren't interested in acquiring Anderson. (more...)
Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussing contract, reports say Derrick Rose, Cavaliers discussing contract, reports say
- July 23, 2017

Last season, he shot 22 percent. The Lakers have the full $4.3 million room exception and can promise Rose more playing time. A Kyrie-Rose backcourt is also intriguing for super small ball lineups, which I guess can work against certain matchups. (more...)
Matthews wins Stage 16 in Tour, Froome keeps yellow jersey
- July 19, 2017

Kittel had been dropped early in the stage on a third category climb as Matthews's Sunweb team set a fierce pace. Australian Michael Matthews outsprinted Norway's Edvald Boasson Hagen in a photo finish on the 165km stage from Le Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isere. (more...)
USA approves 15000 visas for temporary workers USA approves 15000 visas for temporary workers
- July 19, 2017

In May, Congress gave the Secretary of Homeland Security authority to raise the cap if there was an economic need. According to a statement from the DHS , Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Labor Secretary Acosta found that there were not enough "qualified and willing" US workers to fill businesses' needs. (more...)