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Sports Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Sanchez
Author: 0 Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Sanchez

Arsenal have received a triple injury boost ahead of their Premier League season opener against Leicester City after Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Per Mertesacker returned to first-team training on Thursday (10 August). You go out on the football pitch, you want to play and to do well . Sanchez was one of the best attacking players in Europe last season, scoring 30 goals and contributing 13 assists to Arsenal's cause.

Sports Team Trades Sammy Watkins To Rams, Gets Jordan Matthews From Eagles
Author: 0 Team Trades Sammy Watkins To Rams, Gets Jordan Matthews From Eagles

Even given Watkins' problems staying healthy since entering the National Football League as the fourth overall selection in 2014, he is a far-and-away better talent than Matthews. Last season, Gaines struggled in his first year since a foot related injury. Matthews is also entering the final season of his contract, so the Eagles also faced the possibility of losing him in free agency.

Sports Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola
Author: 0 Ilkay Gundogan could play for Manchester City next week, says Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola is hoping to give the Germany global, who damaged a cruciate ligament in December , some game time when City travel to Spain for a training camp next week. "They have top players, but it is just 11 v 11 on the pitch and we need them to be uncomfortable", he told the club's website. "In those terms, we're so happy".

Sports Preseason Week One vs. Falcons
Author: 0 Preseason Week One vs. Falcons

He then added, "Now we just gotta go get the trophy!" Stringfellow has been plagued by drops during camp but tonight's game-changing play will certainly garner attention from his teammates and coaches . The Falcons next game will be on NFL Network on August 20th against the Steelers . His 3,175 total yards over the past two seasons ranks second in the National Football League , behind teammate Julio Jones .

Sports Triple H Says He Thinks Ronda Rousey Is Unsure About WWE
Author: 0 Triple H Says He Thinks Ronda Rousey Is Unsure About WWE

Also won 11 of those fights in the first round, nine of them by armbar submission. In September 2015, voters in an online ESPN poll selected Rousey as the Best Female Athlete Ever. The man who managed to give Eva Marie some credibility between the ropes, which is probably the biggest credential any trainer could have. "It's too great an opportunity for her to pass up and WWE to pass up - it's a match made in heaven".

Sports Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure
Author: 0 Guardiola wants Manchester City to play like Barcelona - Yaya Toure

Mendy's injury at left-back means Danilo - traditionally a right-back - will fill in for the France worldwide, with Walker on the other side of the pitch. Vincent Kompany has looked back to his imposing best after three years of fitness problems. It's clear Guardiola's going to stick with his style of attacking, possession-based soccer, but if his side show the same vulnerability at the back as they did last season, it's going to become harder and harder to justify.

Sports Liverpool insist Coutinho won't be sold to Barcelona
Author: 0 Liverpool insist Coutinho won't be sold to Barcelona

Barcelona are keen to sign the Brazilian playmaker, who joined Liverpool from Inter Milan for £8.5m in 2013, and have already had an initial bid worth £72m rejected. On Twitter , Joyce said: " Philippe Coutinho has asked to leave Liverpool ". "I turned 50 in the summer so maybe I forget, but there is nothing to say about this [Coutinho's future]".

Sports Bills trade WR Sammy Watkins to Rams, CB Ronald Darby to Eagles
Author: 0 Bills trade WR Sammy Watkins to Rams, CB Ronald Darby to Eagles

The Bills also received a second and a third round pick in the upcoming 2018 draft. The 2011 South Fort Myers high school graduate went to Clemson University where he broke records and entered the draft in 2014. Gaines was a valuable defensive back in the Rams' rotation. Watkins has 153 catches for 2,459 and 17 touchdowns in three seasons. Taylor took a $10 million pay cut in March to stay with the Bills, saying at the time he was putting his trust in management to find pieces around ...

Sports Guardiola bringing Barcelona style to Manchester City, claims Toure
Author: 0 Guardiola bringing Barcelona style to Manchester City, claims Toure

With several new signings this transfer window, Stewart Robson tips Man City to win the Prem in Pep Guardiola's second season at the helm. "It's the same pressure as I had last season". "It is not so easy for the defenders but they understand what the manager wants and I think in a couple of games we will see it work". "But it is going to finish, it is unsustainable ".

Sports Joe Flacco to return to practice but not play in preseason games
Author: 0 Joe Flacco to return to practice but not play in preseason games

However, the plan remains for the veteran quarterback to be ready when the Ravens open the regular season on Sept.10 against the Cincinnati Bengals . Every time he's hit, there will be some nervous moments. According to a statement from the Ravens, Flacco will return to practice at some point during the preseason, but will not play in any of the games.

Sports Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season
Author: 0 Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season

He thought he had stolen the points in a debut cameo against Tottenham before briefly sending the Etihad Stadium wild in the 0-0 derby with Manchester United until the assistant's flag was spotted. "We spoke and I saw last season how tough is this league". Experts are concerned on two fronts - one is that the Premier League will turn into a rich, closed shop (in the last three seasons, four of the top spenders have finished in the top six) and secondly that Championship clubs are ...

Sports Marlins will be sold to Derek Jeter's group
Author: 0 Marlins will be sold to Derek Jeter's group

Jeter will contribute about $25 million to the purchase, but he is close with Sherman, thus granting him enormous power once the sale is completed. Jeter is contributing $25 million himself, the Herald reported. Marlins president David Samson on Friday declined to comment about where the sales process stood. Loria bought the Marlins for $158.5 million in 2002.

Sports Man City's Pep Guardiola has high expectations of
Author: 0 Man City's Pep Guardiola has high expectations of "intelligent" Bernardo Silva

The Portugal worldwide signed for the two-time Premier League champions from Monaco three months ago in a deal that cost a reported £43m. "I'm so grateful - thanks so much to the club for picking him up", said Guardiola. Another season without silverware will raise serious doubts as to whether he really is the man to carry City to the summit of European football for the first time .

Sports Los Angeles City Council Vote Unanimously Approves Olympics In 2028
Author: 0 Los Angeles City Council Vote Unanimously Approves Olympics In 2028

Under the agreement, LA 2028 , the committee behind the city's Olympic campaign, will invest up to $160 million to increase youth sports programmes in the city during the 11-year run-up to the Games. "Together with the united support of the City Council and the people of Los Angeles, we will deliver the greatest Games possible in 2028". Under the terms of the 2028 host city contract, the IOC would advance $180 million to the Los Angeles organizing committee due to the longer planning period ...

Sports Barcelona prepare assault on Real Madrid star
Author: 0 Barcelona prepare assault on Real Madrid star

The Spain global enjoyed an impressive start to the life at the Santiago Bernabeu but his future at the club came under major scrutiny during the the first part of last season. Who would make it into a combined Real Madrid and Manchester United XI? A formal announcement is expected next week after the Spanish Super Cup. Real Madrid superstar Isco has disappointed Barcelona chiefs after signing another five-year deal for the reigning European and Spanish League champions.

Author: 0 Liverpool deny reports of Philippe Coutinho transfer request

Liverpool have been firm in their view throughout a story that has ran for the last month that the Brazil worldwide would not be sold this summer. Speaking on Wednesday as the club announced Western Union as their shirt sleeve sponsor, Klopp told reporters that "everybody was really happy" that they finished in the top four last season .

Sports European Union observers: No signs of manipulation in Kenya vote
Author: 0 European Union observers: No signs of manipulation in Kenya vote

It is not yet clear when that will happen. Without providing any source for his hacking allegations, Odinga took to Twitter to denounce the voting as fraudulent, alleging that hackers had tampered with results, which were different to those which his party had manually tallied from physical voting forms.

Sports Trent Murphy out for the season with torn ACL and MCL
Author: 0 Trent Murphy out for the season with torn ACL and MCL

Murphy's injury was initially called a knee sprain but an MRI Friday morning showed the damage to be far worse. ESPN's Adam Schefter added Murphy also tore his MCL, in addition to his ACL. Trent Murphy is helped off the field by the training staff Thursday night. He was selected out of Stanford by the Redskins with the 47th overall pick in the second round of the 2014 National Football League draft.

Sports Bernardo Silva will make immediate Man City impact - Guardiola
Author: 0 Bernardo Silva will make immediate Man City impact - Guardiola

Bernardo Silva played 50 key passes in Ligue 1 last season . We cancelled just one training session in the States because of the weather. He has to be strong but, of course, his quality is ideal for the way we want to play. City have formed extremely close ties with the newly-prompted La Liga club, which has already seen Pablo Maffeo, Aleix Garcia and recent Brazilian signing Douglas Luiz join them on loan for the coming season.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho outlines stance on potential Zlatan Ibrahimovic return

They open with West Ham at home before a trip to Swansea and then play host to Leicester before the global break and it would not surprise if they topped the table with three wins as we start September. "But we have lost important players to injury too, such as Marcos Rojo , Ashley Young, Luke Shaw , and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ". Mourinho has indicated that he wants a fourth signing before the transfer window shuts on August 31, as he needs a winger to bolster his squad.

Sports Guardiola defends Man City's big spending
Author: 0 Guardiola defends Man City's big spending

Back in 1979 I missed Brighton's first game in the First Division against Arsenal because I was on holiday (blame the parents for that one as I was only 11 at the time!); this time I will miss the Manchester City game because I am on a family holiday (my fault this time but I wasn't even thinking of the Premier League when we booked it a year ago!).

Sports Eagles trade WR Jordan Matthews to Bills
Author: 0 Eagles trade WR Jordan Matthews to Bills

In 46 career games, Matthews has 225 catches for nearly 2,700 yards and 19 touchdowns. Matthews is dealt to Buffalo just moments after news surfaced that the Bills traded top wideout Sammy Watkins to the Rams. As for Darby, the Eagles receive a cornerback who accounted for 69 combined tackles and 12 passes defensed in 2016. While neither Jeffery nor Smith's contracts have the players in the team's long-term plans, two draftees in Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson did make the wide ...

Sports Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams for EJ Gaines, 2nd-round pick
Author: 0 Bills trade Sammy Watkins to Rams for EJ Gaines, 2nd-round pick

Watkins has been hobbled by lingering foot issues the last few years as he had two different surgeries on his left foot but was practicing at full strength during training camp. The Bills now have two first-round picks, two second-round picks and two third-round picks in the 2018 NFL Draft. Gaines and a 2018 second-round draft pick.

Sports Raekwon McMillan leaves Dolphins preseason game with injury
Author: 0 Raekwon McMillan leaves Dolphins preseason game with injury

The Dolphins planned to build their linebacking corps around him, planting him in the middle and allowing him to call defensive signals. For the second time in a week, they presumably lost a starter for the season to a major knee injury. We knew we had to get him some reps at it, especially in a game. The 29-year-old Riley played well for the Raiders in 2016, but Oakland opted to go with its younger holdovers.

Sports Nadal crashes out, Federer advances in Rogers Cup
Author: 0 Nadal crashes out, Federer advances in Rogers Cup

Not long after the match was gone as Federer raced to a 6-2 6-1 victory. "Just to play against him is a huge honour for me". "The thing is that they are big cakes, and you have to eat them during the week", said Federer, smiling. Ahead of the Montreal tournament, present World No. 1 Andy Murray announced his withdrawal from the tournament owing to recovery from hip injury.

Sports Arsenal Offer Sanchez New £300000 A Week Deal
Author: 0 Arsenal Offer Sanchez New £300000 A Week Deal

Arsenal host Leicester City at the Emirates stadium on Friday night for the first game of the 2017-18 Premier League season. Manager Arsene Wenger has several injury doubts as Mesut Ozil (ankle), Aaron Ramsey (muscular), Per Mertesacker (facial) and Jack Wilshere (leg) could all be absent while Gabriel (knee), Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin (both ankle) are definitely sidelined.

Author: 0 Willian reveals talks with Jose Mourinho over Man United transfer

He is very driven, he is tactically aware and you can see his personality on the sidelines. Liam is ESPN FC's Chelsea correspondent. City are followed by Chelsea , Manchester United and Tottenham - and Everton face all four in their first five matches of the season, adding extra importance to their opening clash with West Brom.

Sports Sporting CP reject West Ham's William Carvalho bid
Author: 0 Sporting CP reject West Ham's William Carvalho bid

Former West Ham United midfielder Don Hutchinson has been discussing the latest transfer news from his old club. The Angola-born powerhouse has amassed 37 caps for his country, winning Euro 2016, and is eager to move to the Premier League with London offering an even greater attraction.

Sports Golden State Warriors could go after Paul George next off-season
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors could go after Paul George next off-season

It comes off as a bit patronizing for Durant to say it'll "suck" to face them because come on, the Warriors are light-years better than any team in the league right now. Let's see what we can do. Durant could have opted out and gotten a contract starting at $34.7 million a year, but had said from the start he wouldn't do that, he would save the team some money.

Sports Toronto Blue Jays ride Marco Estrada past New York Yankees
Author: 0 Toronto Blue Jays ride Marco Estrada past New York Yankees

Estrada departed following the seventh and Toronto added an insurance run in the bottom of that frame when Jose Bautista launched a home run to left field. He's also in the midst of another less glamorous record: He holds the Yankees mark for consecutive games with at least one strikeout (24). Toronto's Ryan Tepera pitched around a single in the eighth and Roberto Osuna worked around two walks by striking out three in the ninth.

Sports Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger takes serious jab at Chelsea's Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger takes serious jab at Chelsea's Antonio Conte

Chelsea's number of available players has decreased, and it is now open to question whether they have the bodies - and the goals - to retain their title . The England U21 midfielder has made 32 appearances for the Chelsea first team but has struggled to claim a regular starting spot with players like N'Golo Kante , Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic keeping him out of Antonio Conte's team.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott 'expected' to be suspended
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott 'expected' to be suspended

According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk , one league source characterized an Elliott suspension as "definite", though it's still unclear when the announcement will be made and, most importantly, how many games he'll be forced to sit out.

Sports Kyle Langford would love to fill Mo Farah's boots, inspire new athletes
Author: 0 Kyle Langford would love to fill Mo Farah's boots, inspire new athletes

Farah won the 10,000m gold at the weekend and hopes to end his track career on a high in front of the home crowd. Kyle Langford finished the men's 800m final in a respectable fourth place at the World Championships in London despite running out of his skin, as the GB medal haul remained stagnant at one gold after five days of competition.

Sports Arsenal have offered Sanchez a record contract
Author: 0 Arsenal have offered Sanchez a record contract

Arsenal reportedly offer Alexis Sanchez a new deal worth £300,000 a week. The Gunners start their Premier League campaign at home to Leicester on Friday night as they look to end a run of just one win from their previous seven opening-day fixtures.

Sports Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Things we learned vs Panthers
Author: 0 Houston Texans Preseason: 3 Things we learned vs Panthers

Some have said that Bortles is " The only thing holding the team back " and there could be some truth to that; they have talent all over the field, so if it looks like it's going to be another last-place season, it's time to go with "Anyone Else".

Sports Leicester City captain Morgan impressed with Kelechi Iheanacho
Author: 0 Leicester City captain Morgan impressed with Kelechi Iheanacho

Iheanacho joined the Craig Shakespeare's men from Manchester City on a five-year deal and could make his league debut when the Foxes visit Arsenal for their opening league game on Friday. "Every manager's nightmare is to lose players in the last 24 hours or on the day of the window (closing) and you can't get replacements in", Shakespeare told reporters of the August 31 transfer deadline day.

Sports Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool say Brazilian is 'definitively' not for sale
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool say Brazilian is 'definitively' not for sale

Liverpool will not be selling Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona , or any other club, this summer. This comes after reports in El Periodico today that Barcelona planned to present Coutinho as their player today. The 28-capped Brazil worldwide has been suffering with a niggling back injury and it's unlikely that the Merseyside boss will want to risk the problem getting worse at the beginning of the season.

Sports Western Force axed from Super Rugby - Australian Rugby Union
Author: 0 Western Force axed from Super Rugby - Australian Rugby Union

Following a Sanzaar review of the competition, it was also decided that two South African franchises would be cut, and the Southern Kings and Cheetahs have since joined the European Pro12 competition, turning it into the Pro14. The Rebels were the other Australian team on the chopping block, but they now appear safe despite winning only one Super Rugby game this season. The players' representative body was pushing for five Australian teams to continue in the competition.

Sports Today Enlink Midstream Llc (NYSE:ENLC) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares
Author: 0 Today Enlink Midstream Llc (NYSE:ENLC) Reported Increase in Shorted Shares

It is down 107.35% since August 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.25% the S&P500. Therefore 50% are positive. Summit Midstream Partners, LP had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt reported 1.98% stake. Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 11,213 shares in its portfolio. Acropolis Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Magellan Midstream Partners L.P.

Author: 0 5 young players ready for Premier League breakthrough

We will see. They still have a pretty great team. City have spent £25million on the 20-year-old Nigerian, who could make his Premier League debut against the Gunners on Friday. Add Thomas Lemar to the fold, with the Monaco man still reportedly on the Gunners' radar, and Arsene Wenger might just boast the most balanced starting lineup in the league.

Sports Serge Aurier set to sign a five-year deal with Manchester United
Author: 0 Serge Aurier set to sign a five-year deal with Manchester United

Today, Man Utd close-in on Serge Aurier .... But the French giant brought former Barcelona defender Dani Alves to Paris this summer from Juventus, leaving Aurier down the pecking order. Aurier has since launched an appeal and will be hoping for good news as he wants to be ready for the start of the Premier League. "This deal, though, would be pretty complicated because Aurier is appealing against an assault conviction that means he can not enter the United Kingdom at the moment".