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Sports Liverpool agree Naby Keita deal for 2018
Author: 0 Liverpool agree Naby Keita deal for 2018

Keita's release clause next summer is £48 million, which The Reds are willing to pay. Times correspondent Paul Joyce has claimed on his personal Twitter account that the Merseysiders have agreed a club-record deal with RB Leipzig for the central midfielder.

Sports McGregor more than a handful concedes Mayweather
Author: 0 McGregor more than a handful concedes Mayweather

For those who didn't get a chance to watch the fight, McGregor - who taunted his opponent during press discussions and weigh-ins - technically won the first three rounds. Mayweather's 10 round stoppage means he retires with a ideal 50-0 record, edging Rocky out of the record books. I wanted to go out with a bang. Brían is in Las Vegas with his two mates for a week, and while his friends had tickets to the fight, he couldn't cough up the inflated amount for even the cheapest tickets, which he ...

Sports Long road back for struggling Australia in Bangladesh Test
Author: 0 Long road back for struggling Australia in Bangladesh Test

Right-arm off-spinner Mehidy Hasan bowled 26 overs and took three for 62 while the other wicket was taken by another slow-bowler, Taijul. While not quite reprising his heroics from Trent Bridge in 2013, Agar again provided useful runs in the lower order, taming the spinners on his way to 41 not out, with most of his runs scored through the leg side.

Sports Chiefs' Spencer Ware likely needs season-ending surgery for torn PCL
Author: 0 Chiefs' Spencer Ware likely needs season-ending surgery for torn PCL

Ware's tests were reportedly inconclusive and it's unclear at this stage how long he will be out. He led the Chiefs in rushing last season with 921 yards on 214 carries. The surging Chiefs finished the 2016 campaign at the top of the competitive AFC West division, thanks to a stellar 12-4 regular-season record. Ficken has filled in through the first three preseason games.

Sports Chelsea 'confident' of completing transfer
Author: 0 Chelsea 'confident' of completing transfer

The Mirror claimed recently that Oxlade-Chamberlain informed Wenger during talks last week that he wouldn't sign a new contract after snubbing the Gunners' latest offer of £180,000-a-week as he felt a move was best for his career. Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has told Arsene Wenger that he wants to leave the club in order to join Inter Milan. Despite his versatility - "the Ox" can play as a wing-back, a winger or a central midfielder - plus his Premier League experience, they ...

Sports Wood denies Spurs first Wembley win
Author: 0 Wood denies Spurs first Wembley win

Chelsea are not off to the start they'd hoped for to their latest defense of a Premier League title, but they have a chance to start getting their season rolling with a win over Everton on Sunday that could put them back in the top four.

Author: 0 Wallabies fall at the death in Dunedin thriller

The Wallabies scored three tries but every one of them involved some luck. Hansen had special reason to savour the win after pundits, fans and the media in rugby-mad New Zealand had started to question the team's mental toughness following a drawn series against the British and Irish Lions earlier this year.

Sports Humans of New York Facebook Docuseries Trailer
Author: 0 Humans of New York Facebook Docuseries Trailer

Humans Of New York is a lifestyle blog featuring the original real-life stories of New Yorkers, told using photography and transcribed interviews. "I wanted the television show to be Humans of NY". Or they make me think. But he admitted he "always knew that video would provide the closest thing to 'actually being there'". Humans of NY will be available next week.

Author: 0 The reasons why Andy Murray won't win the 2017 US Open

If it was a whole series of younger players that were suddenly saying I'm going to take the remaining five months off, that would not be good. "I know Rafa so well, and he's been a wonderful champion for our sport", Federer said. The situations become a bit trickier if none of the three manage to pick up the title, which is looking unlikely given how tough it has been for other players to break into the elite group of Grand Slam winners over recent years.

Sports Triple Talak judgement a relief for Muslim women
Author: 0 Triple Talak judgement a relief for Muslim women

A Muslim mother of 5 children, Shah Bano was given a divorce by her husband by saying " talaq , talaq, talaq " who took on a younger wife. Muslim women say they have been left destitute by husbands divorcing them through " triple talaq ", including by Skype and WhatsApp.

Sports Davinson Sanchez Excited At Tottenham Hotspur's Potential
Author: 0 Davinson Sanchez Excited At Tottenham Hotspur's Potential

Spurs head in to the weekend action sitting on three points following last weeks 2-1 defeat at home to Chelsea so no doubt Pochettino will be desperate to get back on track with a win over Burnley on Sunday. "Yesterday. We were playing a box and he was inside and the ball was in the air and me, bam, and he fall, and me with the ball!" The Colombia worldwide defender joined Spurs from Ajax for a club-record fee but may be forced to sit out the meeting at Wembley if his permit is not ...

Sports Virat Kohli hints at unchanged XI for Pallekele ODI vs Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Virat Kohli hints at unchanged XI for Pallekele ODI vs Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka lost their number one ranking in T20 while sliding badly in the Test and ODI tables. There will be no change in India team . But the wiley Dhoni provided a masterclass in composure under pressure, picking his shots and keeping the runs trickling through as Bhuvneshwar rotated the strike well before picking up the pace for a first ODI fifty.

Author: 0 Miguel Cabrera, Austin Romine square off to spark Tigers-Yankees brawl

Five players have been ejected, along with managers Joe Girardi of the Yankees and Brad Ausmus of Detroit , and NY bench coach Rob Thompson. Tensions had risen after Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer hit Yankees designated hitter Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the previous inning.

Sports Le'Veon Bell tweets he'll report to Steelers on September 1
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell tweets he'll report to Steelers on September 1

Bell missed all of training camp and has yet to sign his franchise tender of $12.12 million. Bell has sat out the entirety of Steelers camp so far, unhappy he didn't get a long-term deal that would have provided more security, and more money, than the one-year, $12.1 million franchise tag Pittsburgh placed on him this offseason.

Sports Three ex-Man United Players' Medical Info Exposed by Russian Hackers
Author: 0 Three ex-Man United Players' Medical Info Exposed by Russian Hackers

Confidential medical information and doping cases involving English footballers and some of the world's top stars have been leaked in the latest hack by the Fancy Bears group. "It is further ordered that defendants are in default, and that judgment is awarded in favor of Microsoft and against defendants", the filing by the US District Court for the Eastern District stated.

Sports Paul Pogba gets new haircut for UEFA RESPECT campaign
Author: 0 Paul Pogba gets new haircut for UEFA RESPECT campaign

Pogba has starred for Manchester United in their ideal start to the season and has bagged two Premier League goals and four assists. Known for his flamboyant haircut, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has a new style which he did for the UEFA RESPECT campaign.

Sports Spain's sports tribunal upholds 5-match ban on Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo
Author: 0 Spain's sports tribunal upholds 5-match ban on Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo

In typical fashion, Ronaldo took to Instagram to criticise the decision . The Portugal captain was given his marching orders in the first leg of Los Blancos' recent Spanish Super Cup win over FC Barcelona after receiving two yellow cards - one for removing his shirt during a goal celebration, and the second for being adjudged to have dived in the penalty area.

Sports Bobby Roode debut, Shelton Benjamin returns, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens
Author: 0 Bobby Roode debut, Shelton Benjamin returns, AJ Styles vs. Kevin Owens

Backstage, Daniel Bryan spoke with Chad Gable and apologized for Gable losing his tag team partner Jason Jordan to " Raw ". The best part of this team-up though? New Day was nowhere to be seen. Naomi and Becky Lynch teamed up to take on the new women's champion Natalya and "Ms. Money in the Bank" Carmella. Following his victory at SummerSlam , what's next for Jinder Mahal? Shane McMahon couldn't seem to get out of the way in the United States Championship match.And, after ...

Sports Major League Baseball umpires wear white wristbands to protest 'escalating verbal attacks'
Author: 0 Major League Baseball umpires wear white wristbands to protest 'escalating verbal attacks'

There's often arguments between team players and umpires, managers and umpires, and coaches and umpires, that's part of the game. "To single out one player as a union is completely uncalled for", Ausmus said . "The Office of the Commissioner has failed to address this and other escalating attacks on umpires". According to Olney, Manager Brad Ausmus said "it's a level nearly unheard of in fines for players".

Sports Tigers' Ian Kinsler fined $10K for comments about umpire Angel Hernandez
Author: 0 Tigers' Ian Kinsler fined $10K for comments about umpire Angel Hernandez

Back home: Curtis Granderson, a Detroit favorite who began his career with the Tigers , was in the starting lineup for the Dodgers this afternoon, just one day after the team acquired him in a trade with the Mets. Major League Baseball said it had no comment on the union's statement. Ausmus called the fine "the biggest I've ever seen", but declined to say how much it was.

Sports Lehmann backs Agar for Test return in Bangladesh
Author: 0 Lehmann backs Agar for Test return in Bangladesh

For the while, the BCB was trying to get a specialised spin bowling consultant for the Australia series and even looked to rope in former Aussie cricketer Stuart MacGill. The 47-year-old emphasised that spinners have been key to Bangladesh's improved showing in the Test arena, especially the victory over England at home in 2016 and away to Sri Lanka earlier this year.

Author: 0 On Baseball: Red Sox can't afford to become complacent

The rookie sensation went yard again on Saturday night against the New York Yankees , his eighth home in just his 20th Major League game. "To win a series - home, road, wherever it may be - those are critically important, particularly in our division", manager John Farrell said.

Sports Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers
Author: 0 Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers

The Chargers' only touchdown came in the fourth quarter when Lutcher High product Dexter McCoil intercepted Ryan Nassib and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown. The game was expected to be a matchup of the quarterbacks who started all but one regular-season and postseason game for the Chargers since 2004, Drew Brees and Rivers.

Sports Samir Nasri joins Turkish side Antalyaspor
Author: 0 Samir Nasri joins Turkish side Antalyaspor

SAMIR NASRI has completed his move to Turkish side Antalyaspor from Manchester City on a two-year deal. Club sources said that an official ceremony to introduce the player was expected on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Nasri joined City from Arsenal in 2011 and won the Premier League the following year. After returning to Manchester City from his loan spell with Sevilla , with whom he made 30 La Liga appearances, Nasri took part in Manchester City's pre-season tour of America.

Sports All Black great 'Pinetree' Meads dies
Author: 0 All Black great 'Pinetree' Meads dies

Tributes were pouring in for Sir Colin Meads on Sunday following his death from pancreatic cancer at the age of 81. Having played 55 Tests for the All Blacks from 1957-71, Meads is considered one of the greatest players in history. "So it was dealt with accordingly". "I didn't do it purposely to hurt him". Had a successful career as an after-dinner speaker regaling crowds with some of the stories, tall tales and myths that had swirled around his playing career.

Sports Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short
Author: 0 Pliskova sweeps into Cincinnati semis, Nadal comes up short

It was very tough. Kerber was just two points away from the win when she opened up a 5-3 lead, but yet again she was unable to clinch the crucial points as three consecutive powerful forehands helped Makarova this time to earn her third match point.

Sports Johanna Konta claims place in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Johanna Konta claims place in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals

Stephens in the semis will face No. 2 Simona Halep , who turned back No. 7 Johanna Konta 6-4, 7-6 (1). Nadal got only halfway there. The two-time Grand Slam champion will play for her fifth career title tomorrow. At age 35, Ferrer is the second-oldest semifinalist in Cincinnati during the Open Era behind Ken Rosewall in 1970. Ferrer upset Austria's eighth-ranked Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-3 while Isner fired 25 aces in beating American wildcard Jared Donaldson 7-6 (7/4), 7-5 and ...

Sports Real Madrid Appeal Against Cristiano Ronaldo Ban Rejected
Author: 0 Real Madrid Appeal Against Cristiano Ronaldo Ban Rejected

Ronaldo then shoved referee De Burgos Bengoechea. However, there was to be another twist to the tale. At the very early moment in the game, Real Madrid showed just how prepared they were by dominating play and creating many chances against a Barcelona side that looked lost to say the least.

Sports Rogers Cup champion Alexander Zverev to be in action — ATP Beijing
Author: 0 Rogers Cup champion Alexander Zverev to be in action — ATP Beijing

Federer , who is 34-2 this year, will meet Dutchman Robin Haase in the semis. The final outcome makes it 2-2 with Alexander Zverev delivering a compelling win over Federer . The victories, and the shaggy-haired youngster's style and skill on the court, announced his presence not only to Canadian fans but to the tennis world.

Sports Love Jihad: Supreme Court orders NIA probe into Kerala girl's conversion
Author: 0 Love Jihad: Supreme Court orders NIA probe into Kerala girl's conversion

Live Law reports that the apex court chose to order an NIA probe after Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh pointed out that Hadiya's was not an isolated case. Shafin Jahan had challenged the verdict in the Supreme Court . The court assured Jahan and her lawyer that it would allow them speak to the girl before passing a final order.

Sports Over 300 die as mudslides and floods wipe out homes
Author: 0 Over 300 die as mudslides and floods wipe out homes

Deveaux said hundreds of people had lost their lives and had properties damaged, and promised food and other assistance for the victims. In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. Sierra Leone's Vice-President Victor Bockarie Foh confirming the tragic incident said it was "likely that hundreds are lying dead". "The disaster is so serious that I myself feel broken", he added.

Sports Jay Cutler will play Thursday
Author: 0 Jay Cutler will play Thursday

The wait looks to be over for Cutler as he will make his debut with the Dolphins on Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens , according to James Walker of ESPN . Drake did not return to the session and head coach Adam Gase did not have an update on the running back's status, per Beasley. Cutler has taken the field before with Gase on the sidelines and the results were spectacular.

Sports Miami's Giancarlo Stanton Sets Marlins Home Run Record
Author: 0 Miami's Giancarlo Stanton Sets Marlins Home Run Record

That long ball was also No. 250 for his career. No. 40 was all exit velo, and then some. Straily comes off a 3-2 (ND) loss at the Washington Nationals with a pair of runs scoring on four hits and a BB in 5.2 frames. He is on pace to hit 60 homers this season, a number that has been reached by only five players in major league history: Babe Ruth, Roger Maris, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds.

Sports Chelsea and Atletico still £25m apart on Costa
Author: 0 Chelsea and Atletico still £25m apart on Costa

Diego Costa is not in Antonio Conte's plans at Chelsea this season, and has now revealed what Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho told him during a personal phone call. "When the manager does not want you, you have to go", he told The Daily Mail . I'll come back stronger. But Conte is looking to answer his critics in the best way possible - by splashing the cash and bringing in three top class players - all of whom now ply their trade in the Premier League.

Sports Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi big in defeat over Yankees
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox: Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi big in defeat over Yankees

Boston Red Sox rookie Rafael Devers not only hit a clutch game-tying home run against the New York Yankees Sunday night, he did it in record-breaking fashion. With that in mind, maybe Brian Cashman should have got into the Sale sweepstakes with the White Sox last winter. "We're going to need to play well against them, but this was an opportunity that we didn't take advantage of to make up a little bit of ground".

Sports Wenger gives updates on new Arsenal deal for Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Wenger gives updates on new Arsenal deal for Alexis Sanchez

Arsenal have also reportedly offered Sanchez a new contract worth £300,000-a-week as they look to shut down rumours linking him with a move to Manchester City . Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted he is not looking for sympathy from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger . Are they done on the market? He has made 38 appearances since joining the Foxes and while many will argue that play-making is far from his primary duties a passing accuracy of 83 percent with one assist to his name gives ...

Sports Bryce Harper Leaves Rainy Nats' Game With Apparent Knee Injury
Author: 0 Bryce Harper Leaves Rainy Nats' Game With Apparent Knee Injury

Harper tried to run out a grounder to the right side and though he avoided colliding with first baseman Ryder Jones or Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija , he slipped on first base, which was still wet. This weekend, Strickland and the Giants are in Washington , D.C. where they'll face the Nationals for a three-game set for the first time since the late-May brawl.

Sports Mo Farah loses his final race; UO's Ariana Washington gets relay gold
Author: 0 Mo Farah loses his final race; UO's Ariana Washington gets relay gold

In the end, it was a tremendous race as Edris, Farah, Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Yomif Kejelcha separated themselves from the field on the back straight of an exhilarating final lap. "I've seen a lot of great athletes go to the road and run decent times". Farah certanly got cheered to the rafters when he won his two Olympic and world gold and silver medals in London and has been ennobled by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his achievements.

Sports Kane tackle was worse than Shelvey red, insists Benitez
Author: 0 Kane tackle was worse than Shelvey red, insists Benitez

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez revealed former Liverpool midfielder Shelvey had apologised to his team-mates for the rush of blood that cost his newly promoted team their chance of a shock win. Shelvey, for reasons only he can explain, stood on Alli's foot as the Spurs player sat on the pitch. "Yes, of course", he said. "Then he scored - a great goal - and I am very pleased".

Sports Arsenal Outfoxes Leicester City In Tremendous EPL Opener
Author: 0 Arsenal Outfoxes Leicester City In Tremendous EPL Opener

Arsene Wenger made a decision to go for it and introduced Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud after 67 minutes and the pair both scored in the final seven minutes, keeping the points in north London after a dramatic first game of the season.

Author: 0 Coutinho hands in transfer request with Barcelona circling

Watford have been one of the most active clubs in the transfer window this summer and have made nine signings so far, including the conversion of Tom Cleverley's loan move from Everton to a permanent deal with the Hornets. For Liverpool fans, it won't be the first time they have lost a big name player to Barca, with the Catalonians stealing both Luis Suarez and Javier Mascherano in recent years.

Sports Rooney is still 'one of the best' says Koeman
Author: 0 Rooney is still 'one of the best' says Koeman

Everton had earlier struggled for fluidity as Ronald Koeman fielded five new signings from the outset, with Jordan Pickford comfortable in claiming a clean sheet. Their only defeats came against Liverpool and Chelsea. A revitalised Wayne Rooney is relishing a new lease of life at Goodison Park after scoring the victor in Everton's 1-0 victory over Stoke City in their opening Premier League game of the season.

Sports Arsenal, Leicester Trade Leads In Raucous Premier League Opener
Author: 0 Arsenal, Leicester Trade Leads In Raucous Premier League Opener

It's a first for the Premier League , as the season kicks off with a lone Friday night matchup. Having ended months of speculation by signing a new two-year contract, he is looking forwards and says that if the team put on a united front, the fans will fall into line behind them.

Sports Can new Bills WR Jordan Matthews effectively replace Sammy Watkins?
Author: 0 Can new Bills WR Jordan Matthews effectively replace Sammy Watkins?

The Philadelphia Eagles have traded wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a third-round 2018 draft pick to the Buffalo Bills . One of those trades sent their receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams . "When you get them and you need a bunch of them, it's something that we felt as well with the quarterback, offensive line, defensive line, you can never have enough of those guys".

Sports How long can Bears avoid QB controversy between Mitchell Trubisky, Mike Glennon?
Author: 0 How long can Bears avoid QB controversy between Mitchell Trubisky, Mike Glennon?

After Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch combined for zero touchdown passes and one field goal drive on Thursday evening, the Denver Broncos sent in undrafted rookie quarterback Kyle Sloter to finish up the game. "Our depth chart is not going to change after one game, particularly a preseason game", coach John Fox said . That said, in their opener against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night, the Chicago Bears' first-team offense was truly bad, and the defensive starters were ...

Sports I felt 'crap' for hitting marshal: Koepka
Author: 0 I felt 'crap' for hitting marshal: Koepka

The 21-year-old Olesen set the pace with a four-under 67 while Spieth, the tour's best putter for much of short his career until this year, said he could not have putted any worse en route to a one-over 72 in calm morning conditions. The world number one mixed three birdies with two bogeys on Thursday to card a one-under 70 at the year's final major. "I feel like I played nicely", he said.

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