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Sports Jonny Evans a surprise transfer target for Manchester City
Author: 0 Jonny Evans a surprise transfer target for Manchester City

The Northern Ireland global only left Manchester United in 2015 but is now a potential target for Premier League rivals City. " Jonny Evans is staying with West Bromwich Albion ", Pulis said. His fourth choice in that position is Eliaquim Mangala, who is not thought to have any long-term future at City. Virgil van Dijk would be the flawless fit but if you don't get him then Jonny Evans , at 29, is probably coming in at his peak.

Sports Wild sign Minnesota native Cullen
Author: 0 Wild sign Minnesota native Cullen

The former Pens player signed a one-year deal to join the Minnesota Wild the team announced. Matt Cullen has chose to play a 20th year in the league, but he's going to do it for the Minnesota Wild after winning back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins .

Sports Usain Bolt could play in charity game for Manchester United
Author: 0 Usain Bolt could play in charity game for Manchester United

Supremo Robinson, 71, told SunSport : "I'm sure we would (offer a trial) and that the manager would". Bolt has long flirted with the idea of moving into the professional football racket, having touted his services to his beloved Manchester United on several occasions over the years.

Sports Carolina Panthers sign LB Thomas Davis to contract extension
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers sign LB Thomas Davis to contract extension

Financial terms were not released by the team on Tuesday. An investigation by the Observer showed that tense contract discussions between both Davis and Gettleman, and tight end Greg Olsen and Gettleman, were factors in a series of events that soured Richardson toward Gettleman, especially the owner's opinion of Gettleman's "bedside manner" in negotiations.

Sports Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo set to join Fulham on loan
Author: 0 Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo set to join Fulham on loan

The 20-year-old was a target for Middlesbrough , Newcastle United , Derby County and Aston Villa though Liverpool have wanted guarantees that he will play and continue his development wherever he goes. Fulham missed out on Premier League promotion last term as they were knocked out by Reading in the Championship play-off semi-final. He was also part the England squad which won the Under-20 World Cup this summer.

Sports Phillies lose to Padres again
Author: 0 Phillies lose to Padres again

Leiter is the natural choice after he relieved Velasquez last Thursday and struck out seven Mets hitters across five innings of one-run ball. That would be the closest Philadelphia would get in dropping its fifth of its last six games. San Diego would tack on their seventh and final run in the next inning after a Cory Spangenberg homer. Leiter then walked Myers and Spangenberg brought him and Solarte home with a double to right center.

Sports Matuidi having a medical at Juventus ahead of move from PSG
Author: 0 Matuidi having a medical at Juventus ahead of move from PSG

Matuidi is reportedly close to signing a three-year contract with the Serie A champions for a fee in the region of 22 million euros (£20million). Matuidi joined Paris Saint-Germain from St Etienne in 2011 and has won four league titles with the club.

Author: 0 Roger Federer injury hands top spot to Rafael Nadal

Born in Tel Aviv, Shapovalov also became the first Israeli-born player to earn a berth in the Rogers Cup semifinals since Harel Levy finished as a finalist in the 2000 Rogers Cup in Toronto, then called the Tennis Masters Series Canada.

Sports Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Iniesta ruled out Super Cup second leg
Author: 0 Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Iniesta ruled out Super Cup second leg

Bids for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele were rejected last week. Those on Twitter couldn't help but point out Barcelona had failed to fill the Neymar shaped hole with a fitting replacement. Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema continue to misfire, a worrying sign for the reigning European and Spanish champions, but the fact their midfield and defence looks solid puts them in good stead of Wednesday's tie.

Sports Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks
Author: 0 Iran's military chief in rare visit to Turkey for Syria talks

He kicked off the visit by meeting his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. "Fortunately, Tehran and Ankara hold similar views on regional issues particularly on the need to maintain sovereignty, territorial integrity as well as to strengthen national solidarity among ethnic and political groups in Iraq and Syria", he underscored.

Sports Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs vs. Cincinnati Reds

Ben Zobrist singled in a run in the ninth off Raisel Iglesias to cut the Reds' lead to 2-1, but Iglesias worked around three hits in the ninth for his 21st save in 22 chances. With games upcoming against the Blue Jays, the Reds in Cincinnati and the Phillies in Philadelphia, this would be a ideal time for the Cubs to make their move.

Sports Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week
Author: 0 Barcelona to complete Coutinho, Dembele transfers this week

The Spanish side are in need of a replacement for Neymar, who departed for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record £198m transfer earlier this month. Liverpool's owners, meanwhile, released a statement on Friday insisting they will not consider any offers for Coutinho, an announcement that was swiftly followed by reports the Brazil global had submitted a transfer request.

Sports Pakistan first-class cricketer dies after head blow
Author: 0 Pakistan first-class cricketer dies after head blow

A young Pakistan batsman has died after he was struck by a bouncer during a club match in Mardan. "Our sympathies with Zubair's family", read their tweet. This is not just the case in Pakistan but also around the world in events like gully cricket, incidents like this can happen at any point and there is nothing but utter negligence to blame.

Sports Jese Rodriguez: Stoke sign PSG forward on loan
Author: 0 Jese Rodriguez: Stoke sign PSG forward on loan

The 24-year-old twice tasted Champions League glory with Real Madrid but has failed to make an impact at the Ligue 1 club, after moving to the French capital in the summer of 2016. Stoke announced the arrival of Jese in a tweet that included audio clips from pundits in the British media saying the club lacked ambition and would struggle in the Premier League this season.

Author: 0 Real Madrid to appeal Ronaldo card: Zidane

Barcelona are reportedly willing to shell out €80 million to sensationally sign Marco Asensio from Real Madrid this summer. Barcelona v Real Madrid: Can I watch on UK TV? If the RFEF's competition committee applies a suspension of five games or more it will apply to all domestic matches.

Sports Columnist Calls Out Marshawn Lynch To Explain National Anthem Sitdown
Author: 0 Columnist Calls Out Marshawn Lynch To Explain National Anthem Sitdown

I very strongly believe in standing for the national anthem , but I'm going to respect you as a man. "We don't need everybody in the organization to think the same way I think, or have the same feelings that I have about different topics. "It's possible that Lynch has skipped the anthem in some settings, but Del Rio's statement made it sound like Lynch has consistently sat out the anthem throughout his career.

Sports The Guardian Provides Soapbox for NFL Malcontents Bennett, Lynch
Author: 0 The Guardian Provides Soapbox for NFL Malcontents Bennett, Lynch

That's all a player can ask from his coach. We have not been able to find any photos or videos showing Lynch sitting out the anthem at any time in the 11 years since he entered the National Football League, until Saturday night. "I think it's awesome", Cook said after practice. Despite the ongoing protest, Del Rio expected his team to stand for the national anthem during games.

Sports Williams targets 'outrageous' Australian Open defence
Author: 0 Williams targets 'outrageous' Australian Open defence

The American announced she was 20 weeks pregnant in April, shocking the sporting world given she won January's Australian Open . Reigning champion Serena Williams is aiming for an Australian Open return. When tennis player Ilie Nastase reportedly made racist comments about Serena's unborn child, she responded by quoting lines from Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise" on Instagram.

Sports Tigers' Ian Kinsler: Umpire Hernandez 'Needs to Find Another Job'
Author: 0 Tigers' Ian Kinsler: Umpire Hernandez 'Needs to Find Another Job'

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus also got tossed when he came out to argue with the umpire. Kinsler was immediately tossed and when Tigers manager Brad Ausmus came out of the dugout to defend Kinsler he was run too by Hernandez, who has been a major league umpire for nearly 25 years.

Sports Lukaku was good but still things to work on
Author: 0 Lukaku was good but still things to work on

Manchester United supporters are right to be excited about their Premier League title prospects this season, according to Rene Meulensteen. "It's always important", Mourinho said. Victor Lindelof has endured a tough start to life at Manchester United and was omitted from the matchday squad for his side's first game of the Premier League season.

Sports Buffon on UEFA Player of the Year shortlist
Author: 0 Buffon on UEFA Player of the Year shortlist

The UEFA Best Player in Europe Award was created in 2011 by UEFA to replace the Ballon d'or award, which was merged with FIFA World Player of the Year award. Ronaldo will be confirmed as the victor of this award on August 24, 2017, before the Champions League group stage draw. Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a second consecutive Champions League title and finished as the tournament's top scorer with 12 goals.

Sports Paul Pogba: Nemanja Matic frees me to score for Manchester United
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Nemanja Matic frees me to score for Manchester United

With Nemanja Matic behind him setting things up, and his BFF Romelu Lukaku in front of him, a deadly finisher, Pogba now has the necessary complements he needs to soar to the next level. 'When I left I always felt like I had missed something at United because I wasn't a first XI player. Now I'm back and happy to be back. "I grew up a lot in Italy and I've come back as a man".

Sports Heyman | Blue Jays have little interest in trading Marco Estrada
Author: 0 Heyman | Blue Jays have little interest in trading Marco Estrada

I've got to see what's going on, find out why this team has so much success against me but it is what it is. "That's important. ... We're all aware of what we've gone through over the last 10 games". "There's a lot of smiles, a lot of cheering going right now". Jays starter Marco Estrada allowed all six runs in an outing to forget, as Josh Donaldson's hot bat wasn't enough to rescue Toronto this time.

Sports Wenger Gives Update on Sanchez, Ozil & Oxlade-Chamberlain
Author: 0 Wenger Gives Update on Sanchez, Ozil & Oxlade-Chamberlain

With the Chile international's contract up next year, Arsenal would lose Sanchez for free at the end of the season if they can not agree a new contract - but Wenger remains hopeful. "We always wanted to keep Sanchez and we always hope - even now - that we can extend the contract of Sanchez, [Alex Oxlade-] Chamberlain and [Mesut] Ozil, so it's hard for me to analyse the Chelsea situation with Costa".

Sports Denzel Perryman to undergo ankle surgery
Author: 0 Denzel Perryman to undergo ankle surgery

Perryman had to be carted off in Sunday's preseason opener. "It's a blow, it's a position we're looking for depth at", coach Anthony Lynn said. "And these young guys will have to step up and play a little bit". Lynn said Williams, who began running last week, has increased his activity level and could begin practicing in about three weeks. "He getting better each week, so you never know - I don't like to put a timetable on it, it could happen sooner".

Sports Sergi Roberto on his way out after Paulinho's Camp Nou arrival
Author: 0 Sergi Roberto on his way out after Paulinho's Camp Nou arrival

Jose Mourinho has earned plaudits not for just bolstering his squad this summer but he has been able to lure top-notch players to Manchester United . Roberto is contract-tied to Barcelona until 2019 but he has a €40million (£36.3m) release clause in his contract, which now seems like a pittance for Manchester United and Chelsea to pay given the amount they have spent and the inflation of the market.

Sports Tepesch stifles Rays bats in Jays win
Author: 0 Tepesch stifles Rays bats in Jays win

Tepesch (1-2) collected his first win in a Toronto uniform, allowing one run on four hits, three walks and two hit batsmen in his longest outing in almost three years and closer Roberto Osuna pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings to record a four-out save for the Blue Jays (57-61), who opened play four games back of a wild card spot.

Sports Red Sox Turn Triple-Play vs. Cardinals
Author: 0 Red Sox Turn Triple-Play vs. Cardinals

Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. He has won his past three starts after going winless for more than a month. Cards starter was charged with eight runs on nine hits and a pair of walks over 4.1 frames to fall to 7-11. The Red Sox, who maintained their 4 1/2-game lead on the New York Yankees in the American League East, have won all three games against the Cardinals this season.

Sports Celtic v Astana preview: Brendan Rodgers relaxed ahead of Champions League play-off
Author: 0 Celtic v Astana preview: Brendan Rodgers relaxed ahead of Champions League play-off

Rodgers added: "With Nir, you miss the number of times he does go and be aggressive". 'You could have a defender in there who doesn't get back quick enough so there are pluses and minuses. Another player who could be lost to Celtic is the 20-year-old left back, Kieran Tierney , who became the youngest Parkhead captain in living memory when he was handed the armband for the midweek visit of Kilmarnock in the Scottish League Cup.

Sports Indians in the UAE are Celebrating Independence Day!
Author: 0 Indians in the UAE are Celebrating Independence Day!

Wang, who attended the flag hoisting ceremony at the Convention Centre here on the occasion of Pakistan's 71st Independence Day, said Beijing and Islamabad had stood by each other in hard times and "this friendship will stand the test of time and grow with coming generations".

Sports Warner retires hurt after bouncer blow
Author: 0 Warner retires hurt after bouncer blow

Warner passed a concussion test after being hit by a Josh Hazlewood ball during an intra-squad game in Darwin, as the Test squad prepare to depart for Bangladesh on Friday. Early signs were all positive, suggesting Warner is unlikely to be in any doubt for the first Test that starts on August 27. Warner points to his neck.

Sports ESPN Apologizes For Fantasy Football Segment Compared To Slave Auction
Author: 0 ESPN Apologizes For Fantasy Football Segment Compared To Slave Auction

Attendees at the auction were not all white men, and the National Football League players - who make on average a seven-figure salary - were not all black men. On this particular program, ESPN showed players, black and white, being "sold" to the highest bidder. "Fam-The optics aren't good-agreed", Kenny Mayne tweeted from Seattle.

Sports Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Glove Requests Opposed by ARP
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Glove Requests Opposed by ARP

Paulie Malignaggi has said that he heard Conor McGregor cry out whenever Malignaggi landed body shots during their sparring sessions. " When you don't like somebody, you don't spar them, you fight them ", 'The Magic Man' told Ariel Helwani during an appearance on The MMA Hour .

Sports LeBron James Calls Donald Trump the 'So-Called President,' Talks Charlottesville
Author: 0 LeBron James Calls Donald Trump the 'So-Called President,' Talks Charlottesville

He wore a shirt protesting the Iraq War before the 2003 All-Star Game, and in 2010, he described an Arizona law on immigration as "misguided" and a "detriment" to "our society and our civil liberties". James and Nash weren't the only National Basketball Association figures reacting to Trump's comments Tuesday. Carmelo Anthony , who penned a long Instagram post asking athletes to "step up" after the tragic shooting in Dallas that left five officers dead a year ago, has yet to comment on ...

Sports Liverpool grab edge at Hoffenheim as Alexander-Arnold strikes
Author: 0 Liverpool grab edge at Hoffenheim as Alexander-Arnold strikes

The Liverpool defender was one of Jurgen Klopp's best players at Hoffenheim in the first half and he capped an assured performance with a well-taken free-kick. We're disappointed to concede the goal, but it's nice to take a lead back to Anfield". On his free-kick, the teenager added: "I kind of got egged on to do it, to be honest".

Sports Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets
Author: 0 Barcelona have lost with Neymar's departure - Busquets

Valverde admitted that Real Madrid are now very much in control of the tie ahead of the second leg at the Bernabeu on Wednesday. "You don't lose because of one play". "We have to look forwards ", said Busquets. In Neymar's place on the left side of attack was none other than former Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu .

Sports John Franklin III transferring from Auburn to FAU
Author: 0 John Franklin III transferring from Auburn to FAU

Franklin, who recently completed his graduation, will be immediately eligible to play wherever he chooses to head next. Franklin started only one game at quarterback for the Tigers, completing 2 of 4 passes for 9 yards in a stagnant first half against Vanderbilt on November 5.

Sports Sanchez on strike to force north London transfer?
Author: 0 Sanchez on strike to force north London transfer?

Chelsea and Real Madrid have also posted their interest in the versatile centre-back and the Spanish side are understood to be lining up a counter bid but Sanchez wants to play for Tottenham after speaking to Mauricio Pochettino. Tottenham are still struggling to meet Ajax's demands, so despite the optimism from all parties involved, the tug-of-war between the clubs still isn't over.

Sports Lions DE Kerry Hyder has torn Achilles
Author: 0 Lions DE Kerry Hyder has torn Achilles

Kerry Hyder's injury from Sunday's preseason game has been confirmed to be a torn achilles. With Hyder out of the rotation, young players such as Alex Barrett, Pat O'Connor and Jeremiah Valoaga will have more opportunities during the preseason to impress head coach Jim Caldwell and the defensive coaching staff.

Sports Everton agree £45 million deal to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson
Author: 0 Everton agree £45 million deal to sign Gylfi Sigurdsson

As the saga rumbled on in pre-season, Sigurdsson missed Swansea's tour of the United States because he was "not in the right frame of mind", according to the Welsh club. Sigurdsson scored nine goals and contributed 13 assists last season as Swansea climbed out of the relegation zone to ensure their survival. Sigurdsson, who spent two years at Tottenham Hotspur before joining Swansea, where he had a spell on loan from Hoffenheim in 2012, would be Everton's record signing, beating the 31.8 ...

Sports West Brom sign Barry to fill Fletcher void
Author: 0 West Brom sign Barry to fill Fletcher void

Barry's first-team opportunities at Goodison Park were always going to be limited under Blues boss Ronald Koeman this term, and the Dutchman admitted at the weekend that he would not stand in the 36-year-old's way if he wanted to leave. Barry has been a consummate professional with the Toffees , and has certainly made a big impression on every player that has worked with him at Finch Farm.

Sports Cowboys QB Dak Prescott not panicking about Ezekiel Elliott suspension
Author: 0 Cowboys QB Dak Prescott not panicking about Ezekiel Elliott suspension

A portion of Elliott's appeal argument will revolve around the credibility of his ex-girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson , those familiar with it told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. "They are not going to believe you". Prosecutors in Columbus decided almost a year ago not to pursue the case in the city where Elliott starred for Ohio State.

Sports Premier League set to change date of transfer deadline
Author: 0 Premier League set to change date of transfer deadline

Swansea boss Paul Clement and Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp are among those who have been vocal for such a change. Federation Internationale de Football Association regulations state the transfer window should close by 1 September, or as near as practical if it clashes with a weekend.