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Lennox Lewis has no interest in Floyd Mayweather's 'farce' with Conor McGregor

Lennox Lewis has no interest in Floyd Mayweather's 'farce' with Conor McGregor It's hard to believe Team McGregor wouldn't view tape on the counterpunchers who had the most success against Money. The pair meet in Las Vegas on Saturday for a fight eagerly anticipated by some, while others are sceptical of the merits of the cross-over bout. [Full Article...]

Chelsea's 'great character' key to Wembley win - David Luiz

Chelsea's 'great character' key to Wembley win - David Luiz In an electric atmosphere for their first Champions League game since 2011, Spurs made a bright start and Son Heung-Min should have scored. Trailing 1-0 from the first leg but leading through Christian Eriksen's goal, Harry Kane scored at the wrong end before Dele Alli was sent off for a reckless, unsafe lunge. [Full Article...]

Dodgers make deal for Mets OF Curtis Granderson

Dodgers make deal for Mets OF Curtis Granderson Adding Granderson means that manager Dave Roberts will have plenty options to play with during the home stretch to the playoffs. Outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto will get their regular playing time, but Juan Lagares and specifically Brandon Nimmo will benefit from the absence of Granderson. [Full Article...]

Texans hold off Patriots in preseason National Football League play

Texans hold off Patriots in preseason National Football League play Like I said all along: he's got good command of what we're doing". And they may be 0-2 in games that don't count, but it's not like the Patriots were going to show off their actual playbook with a matchup with the Texans at Gillette Stadium coming up in just over a month (a game that will actually count). [Full Article...]

Tennis is 'just a game', says Nick Kyrgios before Cincinnati final

Tennis is 'just a game', says Nick Kyrgios before Cincinnati final Nadal got only halfway there. The first set went to a tiebreak where Dimitrov would hit a 95mph backhand into the corner to get a mini-break and a 3-2 lead. Dimitrov needed only 52 minutes to beat Yuichi Sugita 6-2, 6-1. The day's ATP action was kicked off with Grigor Dimitrov going toe to toe with the monster server John Isner and prevailing 7-6 (4) 7-6 (10). [Full Article...]

All Black Liam Squire aims to improve after impressive display against Wallabies

All Black Liam Squire aims to improve after impressive display against Wallabies RECORD SCORE! The #AllBlacks have broken their previous highest score of 51 against Australia . "The thing that lingers with me is the first half, how poor that was", Lynagh said. Sonny Bill Williams crashed over in the 34th, then Crotty scored his second in the last minute of the first half. His was a performance that All Blacks coach Steve Hansen was especially pleased to see. [Full Article...]

Halep in line for No. 1 after Cincinnati semifinal win

Halep in line for No. 1 after Cincinnati semifinal win Pliskova improved to 3-5 all-time against Wozniacki, who beat her last week in a Toronto quarter-final. After the match, Nadal wore a ribbon honoring the victims of the attack in Barcelona that left 13 people dead. She earned a final-four showdown with Wimbledon champion Muguruza, who outlasted fellow seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in three sets. "I was listening to music, I checked for news and s... [Full Article...]

Rafael Benitez not surprised Mike Ashley left Newcastle early last week

Rafael Benitez not surprised Mike Ashley left Newcastle early last week But Benitez's budget has been slashed and the Spaniard (left) said: "He knows what he told me and what I was thinking". "It can be a better window". "When you are in a game - and in this case we lost - the main thing is to understand why". "I met him ( Ashley ) when we were relegated and we needed to know exactly how much money we had, and then when we promote". [Full Article...]

49ers making a quarterback change for preseason game vs Broncos

49ers making a quarterback change for preseason game vs Broncos The 49ers take on the Broncos for preseason game No. 2 on Saturday. General manager John Lynch said Wednesday: "I talked to him and like Reuben, big smile, said, 'I'm straight.' And, so he's good. Now, we're just trying to build on that and see where we end up". For team drills, Broncos offense and 49ers defense on one field, Broncos defense and 49ers offense on the other field. [Full Article...]

Puig Lifts Red Hot Dodgers Over White Sox

Puig Lifts Red Hot Dodgers Over White Sox Luis Valbuena and Kole Calhoun homered, Ricky Nolasco bounced back from a rocky first inning before exiting with an injury and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Washington Nationals 3-2 to split their two-game series. Then, Ben Zobrist moved the runners with a groundout. First pitch is scheduled for 4:10PM PST. The rookie also extended his streak of reaching base to 13 games. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady On Deshaun Watson: "He's Got A Great Future"

Tom Brady On Deshaun Watson: And for the final couple days they have in southern West Virginia, they've had a special visitor. They worked for about two hours together on Tuesday amid light to moderate rain showers. "That's just Tommy being Tommy". Deshaun yesterday, Tom today - made a lovely throw to Jaelen (Strong) there on that play, which was a touchdown situation. [Full Article...]

Gylfi Sigurdsson to join Everton in £45m deal

Gylfi Sigurdsson to join Everton in £45m deal Meanwhile Gareth Barry has completed his move from Everton to West Bromwich Albion. The former Tottenham player missed Swansea's pre-season tour of the United States while the talks dragged on. Sigurdsson was crucial in Swansea's survival last season, having scored nine goals and assisted another 13, as well as covering the most distance of any player in the Premier League . [Full Article...]

Chelsea tell Diego Costa to return to London and prove fitness

Chelsea tell Diego Costa to return to London and prove fitness In the absence of Costa, Chelsea's title defence got off to a chaotic start on Saturday, when they were reduced to nine men and lost 3-2 at home to Burnley , although new striker Alvaro Morata came off the bench to find the net. Speaking to OwnGoalNigeria , Emmanuel Sarki, who left Stamford Bridge back in 2010, said: "I was told how Conte treated Mikel after his decision to represent Nigeria at... [Full Article...]

Wenger: I want Arsenal successor to outshine me

Wenger: I want Arsenal successor to outshine me Sanchez has been tracked by Manchester City , his preferred destination, with a move to Paris Saint-Germain now looking less likely. Wenger says that Sanchez will not feature in Arsenal's opening game of the season, against Leicester City on Friday night, and may miss the clash with Stoke City the following weekend. [Full Article...]

Red Sox ace Sale gets 3rd crack at beating Yankees

Red Sox ace Sale gets 3rd crack at beating Yankees Though the Red Sox have been in first place for the majority of the season, there's been an apparent lack of interest in the team. The Red Sox are winners of nine of their last 10 games and are seeing a surge from rookie left fielder Andrew Benintendi , who hit a pair of three-run homers in Saturday's win and is 12-for-23 with 10 RBIs and eight runs scored in the last six contests. [Full Article...]

Stroud 1 stroke off lead at PGA Championship

Stroud 1 stroke off lead at PGA Championship McIlroy reiterated that sentiment on Sunday, telling reporters : "You might not see me again until next year, you might see me in a couple weeks". "I don't know what I'm going to do", said McIlroy. McIlroy's "Catch-22" is the fact he believes he can play in tournaments, but his practice time has to be limited. "At the same time ..." McIlroy paused for the longest time. [Full Article...]

Rogers Cup: Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki in Toronto final

Rogers Cup: Elina Svitolina beats Caroline Wozniacki in Toronto final She had to play two matches on Saturday after her Friday quarterfinal was postponed due to rain. All told, Wozniacki won 50 percent of first-serve return points, a number that bested Stephens' mark by 12 percent. "The same thing today, I just really went out and played my game". But she had no answers against Wozniacki , whose defensive game undid her attacking all court play. [Full Article...]

Mauricio Pellegrino Issues Virgil Van Dijk Warning

Mauricio Pellegrino Issues Virgil Van Dijk Warning He only lacked his shooting boots for what would've otherwise been an impressive performance leading the line. Only once in their previous 10 Premier League seasons had the Saints claimed all three points on the first weekend, and they were unable to improve that record despite dominating proceedings. [Full Article...]

Tavon Austin Trade Rumors: Rams Aren't Shopping WR After Sammy Watkins Deal

Tavon Austin Trade Rumors: Rams Aren't Shopping WR After Sammy Watkins Deal Consistency is the goal for Agholor, who has struggled with that part of the game in his two National Football League seasons. Darby is a tackler, his 69 stops ranking fourth on the Bills last season. Matthews also has experience training in Florida with Bills receiver Anquan Boldin . Clemson's Sammy Watkins catches a 19-yard pass to score a touchdown against Auburn's Demetruce McNeal durin... [Full Article...]

Getting used to a Wembley way will be hard, admits Mauricio Pochettino

Getting used to a Wembley way will be hard, admits Mauricio Pochettino Rose told The Sun on the eve of the new Premier League season that "I know my worth and I will make sure I get my worth", as well as imploring the board to sign "world-class players" and "not players you have to google and say, 'who's that?'" Tottenham Hotspur left-back Danny Rose would reportedly favour a move to Chelsea over Manchester United and will push for a move to west Londo... [Full Article...]


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