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Author: 0 Arsenal wins Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla

Lacazette celebrates his goal for Arsenal . The France global - signed for a club record fee of £46.5m (could rise to £52m) from Ligue 1 outfit Lyon earlier in the summer - came on as a substitute in yesterday's 5-2 win over Benfica , but is given a chance from the start today.

Author: 0 RBC Canadian Open: Vegas repeats as champion

But he didn't make it easy on himself. "To repeat in Canada it doesn't get any better", said Vegas, whose seven-under-par 65 gave him a 21-under total of 267. There would be no Tiger Woods heroics for Hoffman, though, who had an obstructed view of the green and chose to lay up. "I knew I had to stay aggressive", Vegas said of the near-disaster out of the bunker.

Sports Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!'
Author: 0 Darron Gibson rants against teammates - 'I'll fight for Sunderland!'

Former Everton and Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson has gotten himself in a spot of bother previously after being inebriated, and repeated that after a preseason friendly this weekend as well. "Right, there's one, next one". As you always do. this isn't going to get better overnight. the place is a shambles right now but your support goes a long way.

Sports Hulkenberg clashes with
Author: 0 Hulkenberg clashes with "most unsporting" Magnussen

Renault's Hulkenberg tapped his rival on the shoulder mid-sentence and said, "Congratulations, once again, the most unsporting driver on the grid", while giving him a sporting a thumbs up. "I'll go and speak to Charlie". "It's the right way to say it", Steiner said. The Renault Sport Formula 1 Team racer qualified eleventh but ironically moves up into the top ten thanks to a grid penalty for his team-mate following a gearbox change, and with a free choice of starting tyre, he is hopeful ...

Sports Chicago Cubs acquire Justin Wilson, Alex Avila from Detroit Tigers
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs acquire Justin Wilson, Alex Avila from Detroit Tigers

This trade could benefit the team in 2018 since Wilson has one more year left on his contract and could take over the closer's role should Davis leave in free agency after the season. Avila gives the Cubs a veteran backup catcher behind second year starter Willson Conteras, a position voided by the release of Miguel Montero back in June.

Sports Phillies Trade Jeremy Hellickson To The Orioles
Author: 0 Phillies Trade Jeremy Hellickson To The Orioles

Hellickson is set to become a free agent at the end of the 2017 season after he signed a one-year, $17.2 million deal to return to the Phillies . Kim, 29, is a native of Seoul, South Korea. He was 12-10 with a 3.71 ERA last season. Dickey and the Braves are hoping for a similar outing Sunday as Atlanta and Philadelphia meet at Citizens Bank Park.

Sports Antonio Conte warns Chelsea squad against repeat of 'Mourinho season'
Author: 0 Antonio Conte warns Chelsea squad against repeat of 'Mourinho season'

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has aimed a dig at his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho , saying the Blues can not afford to slack off after winning the league title. Bayern Munich and Chelsea , the two other teams in the ICC Singapore , had both won their domestic leagues and were hot favourites prior to the start of the tournament.

Author: 0 Barcelona Claim International Champions Cup with Classico Victory

The Spanish worldwide steered in a Neymar free-kick in the 50th minute to seal a 3-2 win for the Catalan giants in front of 66,014 at the Hard Rock Stadium. "This was communicated by the player himself to his closest friends last Thursday, the same day he had the friction with Nelson Semedo during training held at the facilities of Barry University in Miami ".

Sports Barcelona count on Neymar, Lionel Messi extraordinary vs. Real - Valverde
Author: 0 Barcelona count on Neymar, Lionel Messi extraordinary vs. Real - Valverde

While Barcelona could be set to have to pay out on Neymar Sr's loyalty bonus, it is a considerably lower fee than he had originally demanded, a reported €40m. "It's true that there was that incident, which can be part of a training session", Iniesta said. Neymar will also become the world's best paid player, alongside Lionel Messi , if the transfer is completed.

Sports Siniakova beats Wozniacki to take Swedish Open title
Author: 0 Siniakova beats Wozniacki to take Swedish Open title

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki reacts after winning a point against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit during their Women's singles match on day six at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 8, 2017. Florian Mayer, 33 years old and 101 in the rankings, had been looking for the first title of his career. "It's always a nice feeling when you win".

Sports Ohio IndyCar: Power beats Newgarden to pole
Author: 0 Ohio IndyCar: Power beats Newgarden to pole

Dixon battled handling problems in the middle of the race and endured a slow final pit stop. The Verizon IndyCar Series takes a three-week summer break before gearing up for the final four races of the season beginning with the ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on August 20.

Sports Rangers ship Jonathan Lucroy to Rockies
Author: 0 Rangers ship Jonathan Lucroy to Rockies

Another year, another deadline deal for catcher Jonathan Lucroy . Colorado is 13.5 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for first place in the National League West. Why are the Rockies willing to take the chance on Lucroy bouncing back? While the Rockies rank third in the majors in both batting average and runs scored, their catchers have combined for just a.231 batting average, three homers and 32 RBIs on the season.

Sports Rangers' Beltre Joins MLB History With 3000 Hits
Author: 0 Rangers' Beltre Joins MLB History With 3000 Hits

Adrian Beltre is the newest member of MLB's 3,000-hit club and now he has his own giraffe. Even at 38-years of age, he's still playing great. A five-time Gold Glove infielder, Beltre made fielding a bunt at third base an art form that impressed every baseball analyst who watched him play.

Sports Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea
Author: 0 Geoffrey Kondogbia scores the GREATEST own goal of all time against Chelsea

The post Kondogbia scores freaky own-goal as Inter beat Chelsea appeared first on Vanguard News . Chelsea begin their Premier league title defence against Burnley after the Community Shield fixture against Arsenal . "There were a lot of games close together, however, so I am not sure if we want to repeat that next year but I would love to come back to Singapore with my family for sure".

Sports Chris Christie Rips Baseball Fan While Holding Container Of Nachos
Author: 0 Chris Christie Rips Baseball Fan While Holding Container Of Nachos

Apparently, a Cubs fan in attendance spotted the governor and chose to heckle him as he walked down to his seat. In the video, Christie gets in a Cub fan's face and calls him a "big shot" before returning to his seat. First he told me, 'Why don't you have another beer?' which I thought was a decent come back, and I thought that was kind of amusing. Christie, an avid sports fan who has been spotted at Dallas Cowboys games, has a son, Andrew, who works in the Brewers' front office.

Author: 0 Kyle Busch wins pole for NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway

Points leader Martin Truex Jr . finished Stage 1 in second, followed by Kevin Harvick in third. Busch and Truex, though, got by Kenseth to retake the first and second positions before Kenseth pitted. He had by far the fastest vehicle last week at Indianapolis - leading 87 of 110 laps - before he crashed with Truex while the two were racing for the lead after a restart.

Sports Price headed back to DL with another elbow issue
Author: 0 Price headed back to DL with another elbow issue

Mr.Remy is always in here. "If you're going to say what he says, you know, come around". With Price pitching well behind ace Chris Sale, Boston appeared poised to carry the American League's best starting rotation into the postseason, should it get that far.

Sports Moses stars as Inter Milan down Chelsea
Author: 0 Moses stars as Inter Milan down Chelsea

Moses was in action for the Blues from the blast of the whistle but he could not save the day for Chelsea who were also beaten in their last outing against Bayern Munich. Inter almost had an earlier own goal when Padelli mishandled a pass in front of goal in the 38th minute and the ball trickled just wide of the post for a corner.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal

The striker posted a picture on Instagram on Friday with the one word caption 'sick.' He had been given permission to return to pre-season training late after helping Chile to the Confederations Cup final in Russian Federation. Arsenal fear Sanchez is faking his sickness to force a move out of the club. Sanchez, who is entering the final year of his contract, is set for showdown talks with Wenger.

Sports After Galle Test win, Virat Kohli is 'chilling by the pool'
Author: 0 After Galle Test win, Virat Kohli is 'chilling by the pool'

On August 15, 2015 the cricket fraternity was let down by a Virat Kohli-led Indian team on when India was bowled out for a mere total of 112, chasing just 176 in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle - the same venue where India has again kicked off the series but this time with a win.

Sports Steph imitates LeBron as Kyrie looks on laughing
Author: 0 Steph imitates LeBron as Kyrie looks on laughing

In any case, Irving is the most coveted player in the league at this moment. Intentionally or not, it was pretty amusing, and a lot of people, both at the time and since, have made fun of his dad moves. Never would've happened if they just stuck with the "Chicken Dance". Not only are rumors swirling that LeBron may want to leave after his contract expires after the 2018 season, but Kyrie Irving allegedly wants out now.

Sports Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Resigns After Panama Papers Verdict
Author: 0 Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif Resigns After Panama Papers Verdict

Nawaz Sharif , removed from office by Pakistan's Supreme Court , said Saturday he has selected his brother to be the nation's next prime minister. For the now ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif there will be a lower public profile but he is not going to disappear and will take his place behind the arras, because a man with three incomplete terms as PM may have useful advice for his younger brother.

Sports Vikings finalizing five-year extension for CB Xavier Rhodes
Author: 0 Vikings finalizing five-year extension for CB Xavier Rhodes

Depending on which report you believe, it was either a five or six-year deal worth $70 million or $78 million. Should the Vikings reach an agreement with Rhodes, it would be the second time in two weeks that they locked up a key member of their defense.

Sports Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich will retire today
Author: 0 Patriots DE Rob Ninkovich will retire today

The Patriots have scheduled a news press conference at 12:15 p.m. but have not disclosed the people or topics involved. "Just a special, really special guy". Ninkovich became tearful when addressing defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, thanking Patricia for beliving in him. "I think he has the best beard in franchise history.

Sports Rain mars day but England on top
Author: 0 Rain mars day but England on top

South Africa resumed on 126 for eight, still 28 runs shy of avoiding the follow-on, in what is the 100th men's Test staged at The Oval . Asked to select his most enjoyable scalp of the day, Roland-Jones picked out Hashim Amla , owner of 106 Test caps, 26 centuries and more than 8,000 runs.

Sports Kyle Edmund reaches semi-final in Atlanta
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund reaches semi-final in Atlanta

Harrison swept past wild card Christopher Eubanks, 6-1,6-2, never giving the World No. 461 a chance to breathe in the 55-minute encounter. Edmund lost the the first set but recovered to come out on top 2-6 6-4 7-5 in the rain-interrupted match.

Sports Lewis Hamilton expecting 'easy breeze' for Ferrari in Hungary
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton expecting 'easy breeze' for Ferrari in Hungary

World championship leader Sebastian Vettel had a hard session, spinning off, complaining of oversteer and at one stage losing a part of his Ferrari auto after riding the kerbs. His attempts to maintain that speed into the final session failed to materialise, Vettel going even faster while Hamilton came off at turn four on his first attempt at a fastest lap.

Sports Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways as Giants Stumble in Seventh Vs Dodgers
Author: 0 Instant Analysis: Five Takeaways as Giants Stumble in Seventh Vs Dodgers

Seager hit two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the seventh inning that was followed by a surprise celebration as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night. "He's been great for us", Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes said. More recently, with the advent of expanded playoffs, the chances for the team with the best record to win the World Series have been pretty dang awful.

Sports A's push Sonny Gray's next start to Monday
Author: 0 A's push Sonny Gray's next start to Monday

But after NY acquired corner infielder Todd Frazier from the White Sox last week, it seemed the Yankees' need for Alonso might have lessened. All four runs off him came in the second, when his own throwing error toward second base helped open the gates to the only rally Toronto needed.

Sports South Africa would love Jennings to keep place, says Smith
Author: 0 South Africa would love Jennings to keep place, says Smith

South Africa resumed on 126 for eight, still 28 runs shy of avoiding the follow-on, in what is the 100th men's Test staged at The Oval . Bairstow brought up his run-a-ball milestone before Toby Roland-Jones, hero with the ball in the South African first innings, joined the party with a quickfire 23.

Sports Nick Saban releases statement following Da'Shawn Hand's DUI arrest
Author: 0 Nick Saban releases statement following Da'Shawn Hand's DUI arrest

Hand arrived at Alabama as a prized, five-star recruit in 2014, rated the No. 1 overall prospect from that recruiting class by Rivals.com. In light of his recent arrest, Hand's status for the game has yet to be determined. Although no details about his punishment have been confirmed, it's not unreasonable to surmise that Hand could receive a game's suspension. The college football season opener between Alabama and Florida State is little more than a month away, but the Crimson Tide ...

Sports Fellaini in Utd squad amid Galatasaray link
Author: 0 Fellaini in Utd squad amid Galatasaray link

Ergun told Ajansspor: "Fellaini will leave Manchester United and he is now on our radar ". And Galatasaray's sporting director Cenk Ergun has revealed that they want Fellaini. Now the club have agreed personal terms with the midfielder, according to reliable Turkish outlet Ajanspor , and have beaten off competition from league rivals Trabzonspor.

Author: 0 Rain delays play at The Oval

Play was halted nearly an hour-and-a-half before the scheduled tea interval, which came with the home side 74/1 in their second innings for a lead of 252. Earlier, Temba Bavuma's gutsy 52 helped South Africa avoid the follow-on. Bavuma's edge to the third man boundary off Roland-Jones saw him complete a hard-earned fifty off 111 balls, including eight fours.

Sports Tottenham Starlet Marcus Edwards Signs New Contract With the Club Until 2020
Author: 0 Tottenham Starlet Marcus Edwards Signs New Contract With the Club Until 2020

Pochettino has already lost key right-back Kyle Walker to Manchester City this summer, and also had to respond to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expressing his admiration for Harry Kane . "At the moment, so far we know him best". A graduate of Sheffield United's academy, the Yorkshire-born defender left his boyhood club to join Spurs in 2009, and would ultimately go on to make 229 appearances under four different managers.

Sports Watch James Corden Blast Donald Trump's Military Ban With A Hilarious Song
Author: 0 Watch James Corden Blast Donald Trump's Military Ban With A Hilarious Song

And, the Catholic League , being in lockstep with Pope Francis who compares transgender people to nuclear weapons, tweeted , "Kudos to the President for banning men and women who switch genitals from the military ". It's an interesting footnote that on the same date in 1948, President Harry S. Truman issued Executive Order 9981, which abolished racial discrimination in the military.

Sports Dominant Mikey Garcia sends Adrien Broner crashing to third defeat
Author: 0 Dominant Mikey Garcia sends Adrien Broner crashing to third defeat

A former champion in three lower weight classes, Garcia (37-0, 30 KOs) never seriously hurt Broner but dictated the action for most of the 12 rounds, landing almost twice as many punches according to post-fights stats. Of course, you can't go wrong without post-fight Broner buffoonery. And with good reason: whenever he did, Garcia was there to make him pay with a one-two combination.

Author: 0 Trump names John Kelly chief of staff, replacing Reince Priebus

U.S. Representative Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, is among those being considered for Homeland Security secretary, a DHS official said. Trump has ruffled feathers with off-message tweets , his handling of the Russian Federation investigation, the firing James Comey as FBI director (arguably his most high-profile political miscue) and his public shaming of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which has turned many congressional Republicans on ...

Sports Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders
Author: 0 Lions comeback sets up Super Rugby final at Ellis Park against Crusaders

Savea has been left out of the team for Saturday's semi-final clash with the Lions in Johannesburg, after coach Chris Boyd made two changes to the side that scored a 35-16 win over the Brumbies in the quarter-finals last weekend. Hurricanes skipper Dane Coles had no complaints over the end result as his side's title defence was brought to an end. "Both times were pretty solid defensively, it kind of came down to moments and opportunities that we managed to take".

Sports Red Sox vs Mariners game 2 preview
Author: 0 Red Sox vs Mariners game 2 preview

Newcomer Eduardo Nunez had a career type of game with two home runs on a 3-for-6 night while also being the batter whose 6-3 ground out plated Leon to win the game. - Boston cut the Royals' lead to one when Bradley drove in Andrew Benintendi with a sacrifice fly to right field in the seventh inning. - Nunez extended the Red Sox's lead to two with a solo blast in the third inning.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez is staying at Arsenal

His saga has taken a new turn after he reported sick ahead of his return to pre-season training after returning from an extended break following his participation in the Confederations Cup, where they lost to Germany in the finals. "There's no problem except he won't come back tomorrow, he'll be back on Tuesday". Wenger insisted the uncertainty over Sanchez's future wouldn't prove a distraction in the same way speculation over the manager's contract caused such chaos before he signed a new ...

Sports Volkan Oezdemir KO's Jimi Manuwa In 42 Seconds At UFC 214
Author: 0 Volkan Oezdemir KO's Jimi Manuwa In 42 Seconds At UFC 214

The Brit starts to back up, but Oezdemir chases after him with more punches and then roughly shoves him to the canvas. Manuwa will now have to go back to the drawing board after snapping a two-fight knockout streak. The fight barely lasted thirty seconds before Volkan knocked out his opponent in the first round itself. He called for the victor of the Jones vs. Cormier rematch.

Sports Conforto, Mets go for series win vs. Mariners
Author: 0 Conforto, Mets go for series win vs. Mariners

I left a couple pitches up and they just kind of went with it". At least you're thinking that going into the game. "Sometimes, I think Seags thinks he's invisible out there". "Yovani was awesome. That's a good lineup (for the Mets ) and he went right through it". "He's a really good pitcher", Seager explained, "and I was trying to push it".

Sports Manuwa's ready but it's high unlikely he fights at UFC 214
Author: 0 Manuwa's ready but it's high unlikely he fights at UFC 214

And yet, Jones ran riot over Cormier, defending his belt with a mesmerizing blend of MMA-wrestling, elbows and everything in between. Jones is the much-maligned wunderkind with a well-documented past of failed drug tests and multiple run-ins with authorities, including a 2015 hit-and-run incident for which he was stripped of the UFC belt.

Sports Vande Mataram issue rocks Maha Assembly again
Author: 0 Vande Mataram issue rocks Maha Assembly again

During the brawl, Purohit even said that the AIMIM should be banned and Pathan should be disqualified from the House. "Those who feel ashamed to do sing Vande Mataram must go to a country where they will not feel ashamed", he said. Vande Mataram doesn't mean hailing (particular) god. The High Court also said that if any person or organisation has difficulty in singing or playing the song, they shall not be compelled or forced to sing it, provided there are valid reasons for not doing so.