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Liverpool hit 57-year high with dramatic slaying of PSG

It's still so unbelievably hard. Meanwhile, Chelsea Women's manager Emma Hayes stressed that while it is a big ask for Liverpool to target a Premier League and Champions League double, they remain in the "driving seat" after a ideal start.

Manchester United star Diogo Dalot to face Young Boys in Champions League

Having served the first of his three match domestic suspension in the win over Watford on Saturday , Rashford is expected to come back into the United line-up for the Champions League opener. "I think we are improving". Young players often have that fearless mentality when they are first thrust into the first-team and that most certainly appeared to be the case with Dalot as he made an electrifying start to the game.

Jimmy Butler requests trade, 76ers could be highly interested

Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota according to Shams Charania of The Athletic . In July, Butler reportedly turned down a four-year extension worth $100 million. "At 6'8", Butler is one of the best two-way wings in the National Basketball Association. Butler averaged 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.9 assists in almost 37 minutes per game last season.

Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League match

Vonte Davis did exactly what every Bills fan did near the end of the first half", reads another. Davis tweeted out the following, before quickly deleting it seconds later. He went through that in the third week of the preseason, so I thought that did help him in his preparation process. Frazier, who said Monday he was caught off guard by the decision, added that he spoke to Davis on the bench before a series but did not specify when that occurred in the game.

Alvarez outpoints Golovkin to win titles

The Las Vegas fight came almost a year to the day since a split-decision draw left the Kazakh boxer stunned. The middleweight pair were both comfortably inside the 11st 6lb middleweight limit at Friday's weigh in at the T-Mobile Arena. Promoter Oscar De La Hoya cited the bad blood between middleweights Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan and David Lemieux when he said this had the potential to be the fight of the year.

QB misses practice Thursday, Vegas drops a concerning line

Let's not forget the team signed Rodgers to a $134 million contract extension just a couple of weeks ago, making him the highest paid player in National Football League history. He has termed his injury a sprained knee. Rehabbing on Wednesday was not a setback, McCarthy said. "I think obviously we have the best player in the league in our locker room", said Kizer of Rodgers.

Grading the Bears: Tough night for many vs. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

Part of what endeared former Packers quarterback Brett Favre to his teammates was his willingness to play hurt - and play at a high level in the process. "It stings", coach Matt Nagy said after his Bears debut. Mack said he wasn't shocked to see Rodgers return. The Bears came into this game planning to have Mack limit his workload after missing the entire preseason in a holdout with the Raiders .

U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori, advances to championship

Del Potro will be playing in just his second final at the majors. It was a second underwhelming contest on Arthur Ashe after Rafael Nadal was forced to retire injured following the second set of his last-four clash against Juan Martin Del Potro .

Novak Djokovic dismisses Del Potro to win 3rd US Open title

On the day of the final, Djokovic just showed why he was the holder of 13 Grand Slam titles. Djokovic and Del Potro walked on Arthur Ashe Stadium court with the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center still buzzing over the controversial women's final on Saturday, won by Japan's Naomi Osaka after Serena Williams incurred three code violations.

Carvajal sent a message to Shaw after their collision

There will be frustration at the ease with which Saul Niguez swept in the equaliser - just 120 seconds after England scored - and how sloppily the winning goal from a free kick was conceded, when the zonal marking system was undone and Rodrigo ran free to tuck home Thiago's delivery.

Atlanta Falcons falter once again against the Philadelphia Eagles

The group shut down Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons again in their season opener and now have a few extra days rest before hitting the road next week. "We trust our matchups and do we do our job". Foles, who almost retired two years ago and started last season as the backup quarterback, was filling in Thursday for the Eagles' injured star Carson Wentz .

US Open: Serena reaches semi-finals, defending champion Stephens ousted

Then, after her third ace of the final game sailed past Pliskova and bounced toward the stands, Williams threw both arms into the air and spun an enthusiastic 360 nearly involuntarily, as if the movement were part of the follow-through on her serve.

US Open Day 11 Women's Tips: Sevastova capable of pushing Serena

Open champion Novak Djokovic or unseeded Australian John Millman for a spot in Sunday's final. Serena Williams and the other U.S. Open women's semifinalists will play their matches under a closed roof. "There is no stopping the Japanese players", screamed the Nikkan Gendai tabloid, after the pair became the first from the country to secure semi-final berths in both singles competitions during a Grand Slam.

Ryan Anderson Agrees To Reduction Of 19-20 Guarantee To $15.6M

Ryan Anderson agreed to reduce the guarantee on his $21 million salary for the 19-20 season from $21 million to $15.6 million as part of the Houston Rockets' trade of him to the Phoenix Suns . The Houston Rockets at long last have found a team willing to take Ryan Anderson off their hands. Defense is less of a concern with veteran and former Rocket Trevor Ariza also on-roster.

I'm extremely happy at Real Madrid - Modric

Group E also has three former European champions - Bayern Munich, Benfica and Ajax Amsterdam - alongside AEK Athens. Tottenham have great physical and technical potential, and were one of the most hard rivals in pot 2. " Juventus is one of the teams in Europe that invested to win the Champions League because they don't need to invest to win the Scudetto ", Mourinho said after the 2-0 win at Burnley.

Luke Shaw earns England recall as Southgate hails fullback's 'edge'

There's a point where I don't need to know what those guys can do as we're looking to bring younger players through. Instead, Gareth Southgate is placing his faith in established stars on a Premier League stage. Joe Gomez is 21. Southgate explained that he spoke with Young as well as Leicester striker Jamie Vardy and Chelsea centre-back Gary Cahill about their involvement in the national team, with all three taking a step back to give younger players a chance but still making ...

Saints acquire Bridgewater from Jets for 3rd-round pick

By that time, Darnold will only be 21 years and 97 days old, younger than current record holder Drew Bledsoe was when he started for the New England Patriots in the team's 1993 season opener at the age of 21 years and 204 days old. "Right now, I'm living in the now, taking advantage of this opportunity that I have right now", Bridgewater said Sunday when asked about trade chatter.

Rafael Benitez defends tactics after Newcastle suffer late defeat to Chelsea

His decision to award Chelsea a penalty in the 75th minute proves why the Premier League will be better with VAR implemented. "We got lucky but it gives us confidence we can be poor and still get results". "Possession means nothing", he said. They face Man City next. "I'm not happy with how we gave the ball away". Chelsea have kept pace with Liverpool by winning their opening three Premier League games, but Sinclair still has concerns about the Luiz-Rudiger partnership, especially ...

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is set to hold showdown talks with club officials this week over his future. "In the first 25 minutes, we did really very well". He said: "I can speak about the other 75 (minutes). I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there but I want to change all the things here", Morata said.

Western & Southern Open 2018 | Federer cruises, Kvitova downs Serena

Federer, seeded second, has won in Cincinnati a record seven times but hasn't played here since winning in 2015. Gavrilova is ranked No. 23, and the victory over her was by all accounts is an indicator of Serena's confidence going into her warm up to the U.S.

Tyson Fury Dominates Francesco Pianeta To Set Up Wilder Title Shot

I said send me the contract, I said yes. His boxing license was suspended in October 2016, but was reinstated in January of this year. Fury weighed in at 18st 6lbs (258 pounds) ahead of only his second fight in nearly three years and is over a stone lighter than he was in June, ahead of his clash with Sefer Seferi.

Liverpool vs. West Ham live stream

City have now lost only one away game in the league - at Liverpool - of their last 21, and manager Pep Guardiola was delighted with them. Despite getting off to a winning start against Leicester on Friday, all is still not well at Manchester United between star midfielder Paul Pogba, manager Jose Mourinho and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.

Anderson becomes first England bowler to hit 900-point mark

Their bowlers were relentless with the ball. "And that's a pleasing thing for us - we still had other options that we didn't have to turn to". On the face of it, Rashid didn't seem to mind too much. "I don't think it will be as tough as this - they can draw on the fact its been as hard as it can be - but Trent Bridge does a bit". Ex-England captain Michael Vaughan on TMS: " India have all the problems, and England's seam bowling is up there with the best we have seen from them".

Jurgen Klopp sends message to Liverpool FC fans about title challenge

Liverpool fans will be eager to see their new signings in action against the Hammers , after a highly successful summer transfer window for manager Jürgen Klopp . However, Klopp disagrees with that view as he pointed out that Manchester City , the defending champions, have strengthened significantly as well.

WF coach charged with assault in connection to death

A former UCF basketball coach is accused of punching and killing a tourist in New York City over the weekend. Jamill Jones , 35, was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of Sandor Szabo , of Boca Raton, Florida. on Tuesday morning (Aug. 7). Jones' lawyer also said they send their "deepest condolences and sympathies" to the Szabo family. Jones, a Philadelphia native, previously coached at Virginia Commonwealth and Florida Gulf Coast.

Cam Newton confronts Kelvin Benjamin before Bills-Panthers game. Twitter goes nuts

Much of the discussion was inaudible from the video , but Newton did follow an agitated Benjamin as he attempted to walk away from the Panthers quarterback. Benjamin, who has been a good-but-not-great player in his five-year career, believes Newton is inaccurate and without superior football knowledge . When Benjamin said Newton was an inaccurate passer last week, the quarterback didn't seem bothered by it .

Hazard Urged to Stay at Chelsea by Fabregas

Having told Belgian reporters that the next stage of his career may be away from Stamford Bridge, it could well be just a matter of time before the offers turn from speculation to "money on the table" proposals. "The way he is talking, I think he will leave". Conte's dismissal followed a Premier League title in 2016/17 and May's FA Cup success. "If Chelsea want to cash in on him, this is the summer to do it".

NJ senator calls Trump’s attack on LeBron James racist

Although James has always been a Trump critic, calling the president "U bum" in a 2017 tweet, Trump's tweet was the president's first attack on the player, who just opened up a school for underprivileged children in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

The Premier League 2018/19 season preview

City's 18-year-old midfielder has always been tipped for stardom and Guardiola believes the England Under-17 World Cup victor is on the brink of a breakthrough campaign. Hudson-Odoi was a rare bright spot for Chelsea , with subdued Spain striker Alvaro Morata offering little evidence he can make amends for last season's flop.

Manchester City thought Jorginho deal was done, says Pep Guardiola

Eden Hazard has sought permission from Maurizio Sarri to report late for Chelsea duty. "He's one of the absolute best". And Manchester City manager Guardiola believes that Sarri's Chelsea FC side will be one of the main contenders for the Premier League title next season.

Justin Rose pulls out of WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Woods' impressive birdie, his third of the round through eight holes, put him fourth on the leaderboard and just four strokes off the leader, Kyle Stanley . "It s a very simple, straightforward golf course, which we don t see very often anymore". A ninth victory at Firestone would also put Woods closer to his goal of playing in the Ryder Cup - as well as serving as an assistant to USA captain Jim Furyk .

Absent Anthony Martial facing fine as José Mourinho hits breaking point

Meanwhile, a price of £70 million has been placed on him as the Premier League club are hoping to cash in on the want away striker. Boateng spent a season in the Premier League with United's neighbours Manchester City and Mourinho is rumoured to be in the market for a centre-half, amidst links with Barcelona's Yerry Mina .

ESPN's Paul Finebaum on what's next for Urban Meyer

However, on Monday Courtney Smith told college football reporter Brett McMurphy that Urban Meyer did know about the domestic violence. Of course, whether Shelley Meyer really did tell her husband about Zach Smith is the subject of Ohio State's investigation.

José Mourinho expects only one more new arrival at United

The Sun cites one case of an unnamed player in a panic asking the TV channel he gave an interview to erase an answer he gave them. "They have nearly all of their team here". "We are not playing here to improve the team, the dynamic or our routines". "It's our nature, it's our way of being - you always want more for your team".

Yankees acquire J.A. Happ from Blue Jays for rotation

He should get more consistent time with the Blue Jays, and he is also controllable for the next three years , so he gives Toronto long-term depth. Happ was on the radar of several teams, including the Boston Red Sox , who have had their own woes with starting pitching this season despite leading the AL East division.

Quintana wins "pure climber" Tour de France stage

Despite finishing around 9 minutes behind Alaphilippe, Thomas retains the yellow jersey, maintaining his 1 minute and 39 second advantage over teammate Chris Froome in general classification . He now trails his fellow Briton by 2:31 with three competitive stages left and Dutchman Tom Dumoulin sandwiched in between them. Riders with an outside chance of winning, or making it to the podium on the Champs Elysees, will, however, be tempted to blow up the race from the start, with Frenchman ...

Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial, Willian

According to the same story, Manchester United will have to cough up a huge fee regardless of whether the Red Devils eventually sign Alderweireld, Bonucci or Maguire. Maguire, who only arrived at the King Power stadium past year in a £17m move from Hull City, has become one of the hottest properties in the English game after his standout performances in the World Cup and the Mail says Mourinho was mightily impressed by his "mental toughness".

With Flags, Song and Pride, France Celebrates a Unifying World Cup Victory

The victory has helped foster a sense of national unity, with commentators playing up the fact the squad, the second-youngest in the competition, includes many with central and north African heritage , even if all but two were born in France .

Russia on a high as World Cup wraps; Putin's problems remain

I really hope to do it in the final. The VAR or "Video assistant referee" system has gone over pretty well in its debut at the World Cup, correcting egregious errors and helping to keep calls in the box more consistent. "I learned a lot from that defeat", he said. "And, of course, we are ready to share our experience of hosting the World Cup this year with our friends in Qatar", Putin said.

Wimbledon 2018: Serena Williams to face Angelique Kerber in women's final

Williams duly raced to victory, delighting the packed Centre Court crowd with a display that confirms the 36-year-old is nearing her best form at the ideal moment. Meghan is a close friend of Serena Williams , while the entire Cambridge clan are devoted Federer fans with both players receiving invites to Harry and William's weddings.

Djokovic beats Nadal in Wimbledon semis

Anderson had a break point at 7-7 and at 10-10, but he missed the first one as Isner hit an ace and the second one as he erred on a backhand passing shot. In the women's final, Serena Williams will take on Angelique Kerber , but it might well be delayed. He stayed the course incredibly well, played very well.

'Nothing is coming home' - Nigerians react to Belgium win over England

We had them on the ropes for the first half-hour of that and we just couldn't get a goal. Against the very best teams , we've come up short. "We've set a standard in how we work, we've set a standard in the way we play". Maguire then headed just a yard wide from an excellent set-piece delivery from the impressive Kieran Trippier with just over 15 minutes to go. England players look on as Belgium is recognised as the third place winne.

England were so close to the unimaginable, says Southgate

Zagreb daily 24sata wrote: " England had no chance tonight - Southgate's players did not just play against Dalic's footballers but the whole of Croatia ". As well as scoring, Perisic also hit the post for the second straight game and set up Mandzukic's victor, heading a poor clearance toward the Juventus striker to score.

Hamilton hits out at Ferrari's 'interesting tactics' after Kimi clash

Formula One Managing Director of Motorsports Ross Brawn and Lewis Hamilton have launched the first-ever crowd-sourcing competition in a global sport. Both Mercedes drivers will start Sunday's Grand Prix on the Soft tyre. Formula 1 is working hard to ensure the British Grand Prix at Silverstone stays on the calendar with a long-term future, according to Ross Brawn.

King, Queen of Belgium, Macron to attend World Cup semi-final

France will go into their World Cup semi-final against neighbours Belgium with a "hunger to win" and a desire to show their 1998 World Cup victor Thierry Henry that he picked the wrong side, forward Olivier Giroud said. France has a young team with players like Raphael Varane and Antoine Griezmann and the coach believes that despite recent success, they can continue to improve.

Thailand Cave Rescue Saves 8 Children Trapped For Weeks Underground

The 12 boys and their coach were trapped in the cave for two weeks. Elon Musk and a team of SpaceX engineers built a mini submarine to try to help the youth soccer team and coach who were trapped in a Thai cave by rising waters. The death on Friday of a former Thai navy Seal , Saman Gunan, underlined the risks. A rescue diver from the Thai Navy SEALs died trying to exit the cave last week, highlighting the risky situation the boys and their rescuers still face.

Croatia eject former international over 'Glory to Ukraine' video

However, Besiktas reportedly rejected the offer nearly instantly, with their own valuation of Vida's worth said to be in the region of €35m. Russian Federation fought valiantly, but saw their World Cup dreams dashed as Ivan Rakitic and Croatia won 4-3 on penalties to set up a semifinal showdown with England.

Former navy diver dies during Thailand cave rescue effort

He was brought out of the cave by his dive partner, but efforts to revive him proved futile. Rain on Saturday evening and throughout Sunday was thought to be the catalyst for starting the rescue operation but appears not to have halted or significantly slowed its progress.

Best 2018 FIFA World Cup Round Of 16 XI

Former Spartak players and members of the club's youth academy periodically lay flowers by Cherenkov's statue, honoring one of the team's most beloved former players. Now, thanks to Fortnite, that is looking more likely than ever before. Fernando Hierro's side were considered to be one of the favourites from the competition, but saw their chances of a second World Cup triumph after being defeated by Russian Federation.

Could Juventus's Ronaldo links reignite Real Madrid's interest in Kane?

Juventus have made a bid of £88 million for Cristiano Ronaldo with the pressure on Manchester United to make a counter offer if they want to resign their former star from Real Madrid . The supposed move to Juventus is rumoured to be in the region of 100-120 million Euros. ESPN Deportes' Paola Nunez reported that the "Jugones" story means that Real Madrid are at least considering the possibility of negotiations with Juventus .