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Sports Guardiola praises Aguero after Huddersfield hat-trick
Author: 0 Guardiola praises Aguero after Huddersfield hat-trick

David Silva carried his baby son onto the pitch as a pre-match mascot ahead of Sunday's Premier League game against Huddersfield Town . The deadlock was eventually broken on 25 minutes as Ederson's long-ball found Aguero, who sent a cheeky lob into the back of the net from the edge of the box.

Sports Kahne Follows Sadler Into NASCAR Retirement
Author: 0 Kahne Follows Sadler Into NASCAR Retirement

Kahne has been racing in NASCAR for 17 years, 15 of which were full-time at the top in the Cup Series. Sadler was on the hunt for sponsorship heading into 2019 as longtime sponsor One Main said it was leaving NASCAR. He said Wednesday he'd like to spend more time with his two young children. Sadler was far more successful in the Xfinity Series with 13 wins and 219 top-10 finishes.

Sports Manchester United legend takes a dig at Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester United legend takes a dig at Jose Mourinho

With reports of arguments behind the scenes between Mourinho and Pogba , Higginbotham thinks it is essential that United keep hold of the midfielder and build their team around him . Mourinho made him captain last week, which is a huge honour and one which he seems to underestimate. The Barcelona link? Could you blame him? Barcelona have come in for Pogba with agent Mino Raiola working on a deal for his client.

Sports Thomas Partey eyes 'greater' season with Atletico Madrid
Author: 0 Thomas Partey eyes 'greater' season with Atletico Madrid

It's also said that with the lack of depth now at the club, there is "no doubt" that Zidane resigned over the issues that Lopetegui is now facing. "Signing players is not something in our hands, but winning is". "I believe in managing and analysing the situation week in, week out". And according to Don Balon, Julen Lopetegui has told Real Madrid chiefs that he wants Spain global Marcos Alonso in his squad before August 31 transfer deadline.

Sports Ex-Spurs boss Sherwood: Zola ideal for Chelsea striker Morata
Author: 0 Ex-Spurs boss Sherwood: Zola ideal for Chelsea striker Morata

Brazil global Willian was heavily linked with moves to Manchester United , Barcelona and Real Madrid this summer, although he has once again reiterated that he is enjoying working under new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri . Chelsea are at home to Arsenal in their next league fixture on Saturday, and Willian added: "Now we have a different style, that's why we can create problems for Arsenal".

Sports Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship
Author: 0 Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

It's the 10th sub-60 round in Tour history and first since Adam Hadwin shot 59 at last year's CareerBuilder Challenge in January. It gave him a four-stroke lead after one round. "It's awesome to see". Snedeker, who has had a quiet year, has not been on anyone's Ryder Cup radar. He has missed a pair of cuts and has finished outside the top 30 in his last three events.

Sports Ramsey says contract news in ‘next few weeks’
Author: 0 Ramsey says contract news in ‘next few weeks’

The club's previous captain, Per Mertesacker, retired in the summer so the position is vacant, and Emery believes Ramsey has the credentials to be a contender for one of the five roles on offer. "Very young kids, but we have been working with them these days to integrate them into a group which has been working together for seven years, with a very strong defensive structure".

Sports Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's captain for the season
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United's captain for the season

Pogba will remain captain for the Brighton game, although Mourinho explained that Antonio Valencia will reclaim the armband when he returns to action following a calf injury. Asked specifically about Pogba's claim regarding being fined, Mourinho said: "I don't care". "He's working extremely well here, but I have to say in his defence that write what you want about him, write what you want about me, please don't say lies".

Sports Tyson Fury beats Francesco Pianeta to set up Deontay Wilder title fight
Author: 0 Tyson Fury beats Francesco Pianeta to set up Deontay Wilder title fight

Now he gets his change to fight the Lineal Heavyweight Champion of the World. Speaking exclusively to Starsport before the announcement, he said: "I'm hoping he [Tyson Fury] can come back". Wilder was born in Alabama. "He is a racist cunt I think, I personally think he is", Saunders told IFL TV. "It's no secret that I need the rounds".

Sports England Opt to Bowl, Pant Makes Debut for Visitors
Author: 0 England Opt to Bowl, Pant Makes Debut for Visitors

England playing XI: Keaton Jennings, Alastair Cook, Joe Root (c), Ollie Pope, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes , Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid, Stuart Broad, James Anderson. In these two instances, he has scored at a strike-rate of 68.93 and 57.29, respectively, which could once again go in his favour. But, now, after the below-par performances in the initial two Tests against England , a section of people are talking about the whitewash.

Sports Roger Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open
Author: 0 Roger Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open

But this afternoon, opened and finished strong in his first career win over the Scot. From 2005 to 2006, Federer won 56 consecutive matches on hard courts. Stan Wawrinka , on the mend after knee surgery, won 6-2 4-6 6-3 against Diego Schwartzman to set up a tie against Kei Nishikori , who beat Andrey Rublev 7-5 6-3.

Sports Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool centre-back to join Serie A side Cagliari
Author: 0 Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool centre-back to join Serie A side Cagliari

They have a very good understanding - on a personal level as well. "It's brilliant watching him because I think a lot of people looked at Keita and thought he was a defensive midfielder", Higginbotham told Sky Sports News . 'We are not in a financial need to sell. "That's the problem of the transfer window". That will not happen. "If that happens, there will be always good for all three sides [the player, Liverpool and the buying club]".

Sports Stevie Wonder Reveals His Last Words To Aretha Franklin Before She Died
Author: 0 Stevie Wonder Reveals His Last Words To Aretha Franklin Before She Died

Siggers and his wife remembered Franklin's affinity for Chicago, the birthplace of gospel and a cradle of blues, jazz and soul music. "I love you Aretha, and that's a forever thing", he continued. Franklin's family said in a statement that this is one of the darkest moments of their lives, and they aren't able to find the words to express the pain they have in their heart.

Sports WNBA Great Lindsay Whalen to Retire
Author: 0 WNBA Great Lindsay Whalen to Retire

She holds the single-season franchise record for assists (199 in 2011) and the franchise mark for most assists in a single game (14 vs. Los Angeles on September 4, 2013). On Jan. 12, 2010, the Sun and Lynx executed a trade that sent Lindsay Whalen back home. She's already started the next stage, after all, as the head coach at her alma mater.

Sports Emery needs four transfer windows to impact Arsenal - Wright
Author: 0 Emery needs four transfer windows to impact Arsenal - Wright

Goals from Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva ruined Emery's welcome party as his first game as head coach ended with a loss. Emery's side travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday for a London derby against Chelsea hoping to bounce back from their opening weekend defeat Alexandre Lacazette started on the bench against City, but former Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is confident that France global will join him in the starting line-up sooner or later.

Sports NFL Investigating Deflated Football Pittsburgh Steelers Used Thursday Night vs. Eagles
Author: 0 NFL Investigating Deflated Football Pittsburgh Steelers Used Thursday Night vs. Eagles

The incident occurred on the Roethlisberger's fourth and final play during the team's "seven shots" drill, which involves the offense trying to score against the defense from the 2-yard line. New England also had two draft picks taken away, including a first-rounder, and was hit with a $1 million fine. "But when he got up he seemed to be a little bit better".

Sports Independence Day 2018: Google honours India with a special doodle
Author: 0 Independence Day 2018: Google honours India with a special doodle

Pakistan Rangers officials at the Wagah border crossing exchanged candies with Indian Border Security Force personnel. The ceremony was also attended by caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk, the three chiefs of the armed forces and other notable personalities and foreign dignitaries.

Author: 0 Manchester City star De Bruyne suffers knee injury

This would be a huge blow to City's hopes of retaining their title, with De Bruyne having been so instrumental for the Citizens. The 27-year-old was one of the Blues' most influential players during their record-breaking 2017-18 campaign.

Sports Mou dares Pogba to hand in transfer request
Author: 0 Mou dares Pogba to hand in transfer request

United officials believe there are differences in that Mourinho was coming off the back of winning titles at Real Madrid and Chelsea ahead of those respective departures. However, the United hierarchy were prepared to pay £100m to land Raphael Varane had Real Madrid been willing to sell. Meanwhile, Manchester United are now gearing up for their trip to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

Sports Modric named in Real Madrid squad amid Inter links
Author: 0 Modric named in Real Madrid squad amid Inter links

Two scores in added extra time by Saúl Ñíguez (98') and Koke (104') gave Los Colchoneros the win and their third UEFA Super Cup trophy. Luka Modric's agent has opened the door to a potential move to Inter, insisting the Real Madrid midfielder is enthused by the idea of playing for the Serie A side.

Sports L'Equipe: Zidane wants to take over at Manchester United
Author: 0 L'Equipe: Zidane wants to take over at Manchester United

The report goes on to state that the favoured destination for the former Real Madrid manager is Manchester United . Zinedine Zidane is open to managing Manchester United next season. Mourinho, however, has been at odds with United's hierarchy this summer, primarily over their refusal to sign an experienced central defender before the transfer window closed last Thursday.

Sports Rodgers: Champions League 'a step too far'
Author: 0 Rodgers: Champions League 'a step too far'

Celtic had been looking to make it to the Champions League group stage for the third year in a row but despite Scott Sinclair's goal to push for a comeback they ultimately fell short. Boyata's agent Jacques Lichtenstein claimed the Parkhead club had broken promises to his client, who was the subject of a failed £9million bid from Fulham before the English transfer window closed.

Sports Ndidi Rated Best Passer In Leicester Defeat To Man United
Author: 0 Ndidi Rated Best Passer In Leicester Defeat To Man United

The 25-year-old, a target for Manchester United , starred as England reached the semi-finals in Russian Federation, where Puel believes his player announced himself as "one of the best" centre-halves in the world. He is going to be good for us. "He could have come here today (Friday) and his head could have been all over the place, but he did brilliantly", ESPN FC quotes Chilwell as saying.

Sports Halep, Weary and Aching, Gains Rogers Cup Final in Montreal
Author: 0 Halep, Weary and Aching, Gains Rogers Cup Final in Montreal

Svitolina rallied briefly to get back to 5-3 but then handed Stephens another break and the first set when she sent a forehand wide. The third-seeded American has yet to drop a set in her three matches at the tournament. "That's a great thing for me". (On Thursday), I played two matches. "I'm happy to be back in North America and playing on hard courts, and I'm hoping for some more good results", said Stephens.

Sports Fan launched a GoFundMe for the Broncos to cut Paxton Lynch
Author: 0 Fan launched a GoFundMe for the Broncos to cut Paxton Lynch

Perhaps the Broncos asked him kindly to remove it or perhaps it became abundantly clear that he wouldn't be able to raise the money needed to help this poor $2.5 billion franchise get the money it needed. "I think going out there you just have to execute on the offense side on the ball and whatever the play call is". Joseph noted that the competition isn't over, the depth chart remains fluid.

Sports Nadal ends birthday boy Tsitsipas' winning run to claim Rogers Cup title
Author: 0 Nadal ends birthday boy Tsitsipas' winning run to claim Rogers Cup title

Tsitsipas saved two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over second-seeded defending champion Alexander Zverev , and the top-seeded Nadal beat sixth-seed Marin Cilic 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. "I felt I played really well right from the beginning", Anderson said. "It's been the key factor", Tsitsipas said on Saturday. The 20-time major victor skipped Toronto last week to pace himself with the tournament at Flushing Meadows followed by the Laver Cup in Chicago in mid-September.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo Scores In First Juventus Friendly Apperance
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Scores In First Juventus Friendly Apperance

Ronaldo's arrival had sparked rumours that the match would be moved to the Allianz Stadium, but the club chose to stick with the traditional bucolic setting. As is custom, the game was interrupted in the second half for a pitch invasion and the game ended with Juventus picking up a comfortable win. Not since 1995/96 have Juve won Europe's elite competition but with Ronaldo now in their ranks they've never had a better chance of ending that drought.

Sports Gary Neville predicts where Liverpool FC, Man City will finish
Author: 0 Gary Neville predicts where Liverpool FC, Man City will finish

I think we have the quality to compete with them but I also thought we had the quality last season. "We have to invest more, we have to fight more, we have to create more". We can not be anything different than the challenge because we didn't win anything for a long time. Keita's passing statistics from yesterday just highlight his stunning performance, as he may have only made 68 passes in total, but 60 of them were successful, and it's where the passes were made that shows him in a ...

Sports Imran Khan calls to resume dialogue with India on all issues
Author: 0 Imran Khan calls to resume dialogue with India on all issues

Earlier, India's high commissioner in Pakistan Ajay Bisaria called on Khan and congratulated him on his victory. PTI emerged victorious in the July 25 elections, the country's second-ever democratic transition of power, but fell short of an outright majority.

Sports Tsitsipas stuns Djokovic in Toronto Masters
Author: 0 Tsitsipas stuns Djokovic in Toronto Masters

Anderson posted a 6-2, 6-2 victory over fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in the early match. Tsitipas, who turns 20 on Sunday, beat the 13-time Grand Slam champion 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 in two hours 18 minutes. "It's true that we had a clinker", he told Tennis World, "but time has gone since when we lift the spirits". But as I said, I didn't feel the ball at all.

Sports Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield
Author: 0 Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield

Kepa, the world's most expensive goalkeeper after his £72.1million move from Athletic Bilbao on Thursday, had little to do on his debut as Chelsea cruised to a 3-0 victory in Maurizio Sarri's first game in charge. After Jorginho's move to Chelsea was confirmed, the player's mother was brought to tears in a clip that quickly went viral. He said: 'They never played a 3-5-1-1 in pre-season.

Sports Chelsea defender Rudiger hails calm Kepa after opening win
Author: 0 Chelsea defender Rudiger hails calm Kepa after opening win

Ok, they were comfortably beaten by Manchester City during last week's Community Shield but opened their Premier League campaign with a 3-0 win against Huddersfield . It was telling that Chelsea's first two goals came from their only two shots on target in the first half, and that one of those was a penalty, awarded for Christopher Schindler's foul on Marcos Alonso after a nice flick from Ross Barkley .

Sports Baker Mayfield completes first TD pass of pro career
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield completes first TD pass of pro career

He then almost found controversial rookie Antonio Callaway , in the lineup only days after receiving a marijuana citation that he didn't immediately inform the Browns of, on a deep shot that Callaway couldn't locate. Kizer went on to make 15 starts in the Browns' 0-16 season, finishing with a 53.6 completion percentage, 11 touchdown passes and 22 interceptions, ghastly numbers for the 21 century.

Sports Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL
Author: 0 Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

On Guice's sixth carry of the night, he was tackled from behind and stayed on the ground. Guice had appeared to be the front runner to start after an excellent performance in training camp. Injuries are one of the worst parts of sports. Washington had 23 players on injured reserve. Last season, Brady finished in the top five of all those categories during an MVP campaign.

Sports England’s Stokes mimicked gay men with ‘camp gestures’: doorman
Author: 0 England’s Stokes mimicked gay men with ‘camp gestures’: doorman

He is on trial alongside friends Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 27, who Stokes is alleged to have knocked out during the fracas near the Mbargo nightclub. Bristol Crown Court heard he was "squaring up" to other men before he was cuffed. Stokes replied: "Because he was abusing my two friends for being gay".

Sports What Emery expects on his Premier League bow against City
Author: 0 What Emery expects on his Premier League bow against City

Emery's decision to appoint five captains is all part of his desire to change the way Arsenal work after he succeeded Wenger in the summer. I like playing him because the preparation is demanding, to try and beat his teams and when we were in Spain, every match against Barcelona for Valencia and Sevilla was very exciting.

Sports Jose Mourinho praises 'monster' performance from Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho praises 'monster' performance from Paul Pogba

Northern Ireland worldwide Jonny Evans - a former Manchester United player - is unlikely to feature in this one because of injury and it remains to be seen exactly how many World Cup stars either manager selects for tonight's showdown. I had my plans for many months and I find myself with the market closed in a situation I did not think I would be in. Mourinho has made no secret of his disappointment that he was not able to significantly strengthen his team during the close-season.

Sports Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation
Author: 0 Kelvin Benjamin Explains Why He Walked Away From Cam Newton During Confrontation

Newton did not speak to the media postgame. Benjamin was speaking with another former teammate, Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis , who appeared to say with a smile, "I thought we were cool", while standing very close to the receiver. After some more choice words, both players walked away with Newton waving him away. "I ain't gonna go back and forth with him, I'm just gonna work", Newton said.

Sports Liverpool Jurgen Klopp on ESPN Luck Index: Well deserve our luck more
Author: 0 Liverpool Jurgen Klopp on ESPN Luck Index: Well deserve our luck more

We have to be more clinical in the right moments, more aggressive in the right moments. A few years ago at Dortmund, let me say with the 2012 team or 2011, if somebody said, "You can keep that team for the next four years or you get this and that player but you have to sell him and him", I would say, "No, no I'll keep that team".

Sports Manchester United vs Leicester City team news announced
Author: 0 Manchester United vs Leicester City team news announced

The former Juventus midfielder was among a handful of United players who only returned to pre-season training on Monday, after their countries advanced to the World Cup semi-finals. A dispiriting UEFA Champions League exit against Sevilla in the last 16 also did little to engender a feelgood factor around Old Trafford, much like Mourinho's regular gripes concerning player availability and post-FIFA World Cup scheduling since his squad began preparations for the 2018-19 campaign.

Sports Wake Forest assistant basketball coach charged with assaulting tourist
Author: 0 Wake Forest assistant basketball coach charged with assaulting tourist

He turned himself into authorities on Thursday and has plead not guilty to the charge. The New York Post , which first reported Jones' arrest , reported that Szabo punched somebody before Jones' alleged assault. Szabo, also 35, was "super outgoing, friendly, and an incredibly smart businessman", said his company, at What If Media Group, based in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

Sports Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream
Author: 0 Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream

It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling. Pundit Paul Merson can't believe that stance, and told Sky Sports News (09/08/2018, 15:30) that if he was in charge of Manchester United , he would immediately sell midfielder Paul Pogba and replace him with Dembele, because he is one of the best around - though it's fair to say few United fans would echo those ...

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss 'not confident' of deadline day signing

Liverpool FC placed in fourth spot and finished 25 points behind Manchester City , although the Reds knocked the Citizens out of the Champions League thanks to a 5-1 aggregate win in the quarter-finals. "My view is that first of all it is hard for me to believe we finished second", said Mourinho ahead of his side's Premier League opener against Leicester .

Sports Manchester United Contact Atletico Madrid Over Transfer For Godin
Author: 0 Manchester United Contact Atletico Madrid Over Transfer For Godin

United manager Jose Mourinho spoke earlier in the day to say he was not confident about his chances of signing a player today, however, Sky have revealed that United are in for the Atletico Madrid defender. It is understood that the defender is likely to sign a new contract with Los Rojiblancos instead. He has 122 worldwide caps and has scored 8 times for Uruguay.

Sports Lucas Perez: West Ham sign Spanish striker from Arsenal
Author: 0 Lucas Perez: West Ham sign Spanish striker from Arsenal

The 29-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Hammers, having spent the last two seasons with the Gunners. "I am always aiming as high as I can and if we can put West Ham in the Champions League why not?" West Ham director of football Mario Husillos is confident Perez will prove another valuable addition.