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Iowa football's Brady Reiff suspended for season-opener


Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said Monday at Big Ten media days that Reiff will be suspended for Iowa's season opener against Northern Illinois on September 1. According to the arrest report, a breathalyzer test showed Reiff's blood alcohol content was.204 - more than twice the legal limit if he were driving - at the time of his arrest. Read More »

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur plot incredible swap deal


I will send people to Manchester to train with Victor. Players who reached the World Cup semi-finals and final are not competing in the International Champions Cup because they get a mandatory vacation. But I'm happy and when I'm fit I play, so I just want to carry on from last season and right now the shirt's mine and I intend to keep it. "He is on holiday and I don't know if he fancies being back before that to put himself available for the team - or if he prefers to stay on holiday". Read More »

Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup with longevity in mind


No. 2-ranked Federer is next scheduled to play the following week in Cincinnati, where he has won a record seven times. He has played the tournament which is played on alternate venues each year between Montreal and Toronto , only once in the last four seasons. Read More »

Ivan Gazidis departure for AC Milan could wreck Arsenal's bold new era


In a candid interview with Sky Sports News , Aaron Ramsey admitted he is uncertain about his Arsenal future as he enters the previous year of his contact. So this is going to be the first real test of Unai Emery's reign in north London since he replaced Arsene Wenger as manager as Atletico are one of the best sides in Europe. Read More »

Manchester City will not break any more records, says Pep Guardiola


The 26-year-old has made over 40 appearances for his country and was a key figure in their World Cup campaign. Awarded a penalty when Dominic Solanke was fouled in the back by Tosin Adarabioyo, Liverpool forward Mane rolled his spot-kick to the left as Joe Hart dived in the opposite direction, providing a dramatic close to the match between the Premier League rivals. Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar backs Kuldeep Yadav to shine in England Tests


Now that the Indian Test squad has been selected the question to be asked is whether it is good enough to get the better of England in the five-match series and follow in the footsteps of the three earlier sides that won a Test series in that country in 1971, 1986 and 2007. Read More »

Xherdan Shaqiri hits back at criticism from Gary and Phil Neville


Shaqiri - who arrived from relegated Premier League side Stoke City - has played in Europe with Basel, Inter and Bayern Munich, where he won the Champions League in 2013. "I don't know, it could be". He called me and I was interested. "I am really happy to have this opportunity". We want to be successful as a team and that is the most important thing to win titles here. Read More »

Molinari wins The Open championship at Carnoustie


He might have to swing for the fences after the way he finished Saturday at the British Open. Callaway also got a fair amount of milage from the Open, as the golf gear brand throughout the four-day tourney was featured several times in NBC's "Playing Through" ad format. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp provides Mohamed Salah injury update


He followed the Reds' £75m deal for Virgil van Dijk in January, making him the most expensive defender of all time. "I have a young team and I am comfortable working with them". Albeit without much help offensively on Wednesday, Mahrez gave City a glimpse of just how unsafe he can be when linked up with the club's first team. Read More »

Pakistan election: Imran Khan projected to win


The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has said that there are " ample grounds " to doubt the legitimacy of the election, a view echoed by Sharif, who described his arrest as motivated by " blind revenge " and said upon his return to Pakistan "what credibility is now left of the elections?" PML-N, on the other hand, is now ahead in 64 seats, and PPP in 38 seats. Read More »

Leicester defender Harry Maguire confident making Man Utd move

Looking ahead, United are considering travelling east for their pre-season tour next summer in a move that may concern Mourinho, whose preference is to use the USA west coast to prepare for a new campaign. Leicester City defender Harry Maguire is preparing to leave for Manchester United , it has been revealed . Rojo, who is not in LA because of a post-World Cup break, could be that man although it is understood the Argentinian is reluctant to leave Old Trafford . Read More »

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry 'agrees' to become Aston Villa boss


Billionaire duo Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens have arrived in Birmingham and have set up a meeting with Bruce, with the new season rapidly approaching. James Chester and Jack Grealish however are two key players that continue to be linked with transfers to Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur respectively. Read More »

Pressure on Liverpool to deliver trophies, says Klopp


Mohamed Salah has recovered from the injury that saw him limp out of UEFA Champions League finals against Real Madrid . Klopp added that Liverpool was in close contact with Egypt during their World Cup campaign to assess their last season's top scorer's recovery from the shoulder injury. Read More »

Liverpool's Loris Karius fires back at critics over 'anger and hate'


Now in the summer, Liverpool fans need to give Klopp another massive round of applause for signing Alisson because basically everybody wanted him as their Karius replacement as early as February. I have played for big teams. First of all we want to play good football and that is the most important thing. Casillas wrote, "I'm talking about him like so many other goalkeepers". Read More »

Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections in early counting

Dozens of people were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing near a polling station in the city of Quetta in western Pakistan . Jemima Goldsmith, "first former wife of likely Pakistan PM Imran Khan , had kind words about her ex whom she referred to in a tweet as "my sons" father". Read More »

Rob Green set for Chelsea medical


However, Chelsea's offer was too good for him to refuse. He told the club website: 'It has been a whirlwind 24 hours. "I am absolutely delighted and it is a thrill and an honour to be here". From there he spent a year at Leeds before he signed for Huddersfield. The 38-year old won 12 England caps in a period between 2005 and 2012, and played for his country at the 2010 World Cup. Read More »

Schurrle joins Premier League club on two-year loan from Borussia Dortmund


Schurrle returned to West London to join a newly-promoted Fulham side after struggling to break into Borussia Dortmund's first team on a consistent basis. He also counts the World Cup among his trophy cabinet, playing six times as Germany won the 2014 tournament in Brazil. However, a loss of form and injuries meant he failed to win a place in the Germany squad for this year's World Cup and only managed three goals and 10 assists in 33 games for Dortmund since joining from Wolfsburg for ... Read More »

Everton seal $70 million Richarlison deal


Everton have signed Brazilian winger Richarlison from fellow Premier League side Watford in a potential £ 50m deal. This drop-off in form resulted in a barren 2018 and no goals or assists in his final 23 appearances in all competitions last season. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey Provides Update On His Contract Extension Talks

Gazidis, who has been at the club for close to a decade, led the selection process which saw Emery appointed as Arsene Wenger's successor in May. Footballers attempting slick skills in training is nothing new, but Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proved he's a cut above the rest by pulling of a slick backflip in a swimming pool. Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says more records 'impossible'

Meanwhile, Mane's pace and vision continue to make Liverpool one of the biggest PL threats, and his combination play with Salah is something of pure genius. In the second half no player was disturbed by the pitch, to be honest; the first half a bit more, all good. Club-record signing Riyad Mahrez headlined Wednesday's starting XI, with Sane and Bernardo Silva on the bench. Read More »

Leroy Sane says Maurizio Sarri is Man City's biggest title threat

Sane played a give and go with Bernando Silva before latching onto a through-ball and after beating Virgil van Dijk for pace, a shot was drilled into the far bottom corner from eight yards. "He is now in nearly flawless condition but we didn't want to take a risk today with this pitch because we need the players for the beginning of the season". Read More »

New Zealand beat England in final


The Black Ferns Sevens were dominant throughout their tournament culminating with a 29-0 victory over France in Sunday's final. The Blitzboks will face Fiji - who went down against New Zealand - in the third-place playoffs at 2.24am SA time on Monday morning, while two-time tournament winners New Zealand and one-time victor England will contest the final at 2.53am. Read More »

Stunning Pavard volley voted best goal of Russian Federation 2018 World Cup


Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa missed out Wednesday as France right-back Benjamin Pavard was voted as scorer of the Russian Federation 2018 World cup goal of the tournament. Pavard's goal saw off stiff competition to win the accolade, including Juan Quintero's delightful low free-kick for Colombia against Japan in the group stage which finished second, and Luka Modric's long-range stunner against Argentina, also in the group stage, which came third in the voting. Read More »

Fiat Chrysler chooses Jeep exec Mike Manley to replace ailing CEO Marchionne


Marchionne is being treated in a Swiss hospital with a serious illness after suffering complications following shoulder surgery in June. Marchionne, then serving as CEO of goods inspector SGS SA, is appointed CEO of Fiat . But Marchionne told analysts during a big presentation last month that his true legacy at Fiat Chrysler Automotive would be the culture of a corporation where "mediocrity is never, ever worth the trip". Read More »

J.R. Smith posts farewell to LeBron James on Instagram


Beasley thinks the entire discussion is summertime National Basketball Association nonsense. "Somebody I learned from, somebody I always looked up to", Beasley, 29, said Monday of the 33-year-old James. "It's nothing to do with my maturity". "Just be myself", Beasley said of what the Lakers want from him. Named to the 2008-09 All-Rookie First Team, Beasley has appeared in 583 career games (236 starts) for the HEAT, Timberwolves, Suns, Rockets, Bucks and Knicks, with averages of 12.7 ... Read More »

Leroy Sane tips Chelsea to challenge Manchester City for Premier League title

But while fans are relishing the prospect of a genuine title push, Klopp is focusing on the final two weeks of pre-season. A full list of TV coverage from around the world can be found here. We really suffered against them. "I completely understand", he said. Guardiola masterminded a record points haul in the English top flight last season, with 100, finishing the campaign 19 clear of second-placed Man United . Read More »

Kawhi Leonard passes physical with Toronto Raptors


The Raptors are not now expected to formally introduce Leonard and Green until closer to training camp, so this may be the last bit of Leonard news we receive until Media Day unless he speaks at USA Basketball camp. Leonard was one of 35 players invited to the Nevada desert. Extension talks between Leonard and the Nike subsidiary stalled earlier this year after Leonard turned down a four-year, $22 million extension. Read More »

Serena Williams accuses anti-doping authorities of 'discrimination' after 'random' drugs test

This would mark the sixth time she has been drug tested this year, and comes just weeks after Deadspin found that she is the most-tested tennis player. "It would be impossible for me not to feel some sort of way about that". "I was like, 'Well I'm totally not in the area because my hour is actually a long time from now, so I'm completely so far away, '" she recalled to reporters at Wimbledon. Read More »

Voting begins as Pakistan heads to the polls


Pakistanis were voting Wednesday in a historic third straight election ending a campaign marred by widespread allegations of manipulation that local and worldwide rights group have said imperil the country's wobbly transition to democratic rule. Read More »

'Fastest' Ricciardo will start from last in Germany


A one-stop using the Soft and Medium appears a likely option, particularly if forecast rain tomorrow allows for free tyre choice at the start of what is expected to be a dry race. The governing FIA announced today that Red Bull had changed the kinetic motor generator unit, energy store, and control electronics on his vehicle. Read More »

Is Tiger Woods back?

And even in 2015, Woods only finished tied for 17th at the Masters and missed the cut at the other three majors. United States golfer Tiger Woods watches his iron shot from the 3rd tee during his final round on day 4 of The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland on July 22, 2018. Read More »

The Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year 2018 nominees list


But France's star in Russian Federation was Mbappe, who came to the fore in the knockout stages with his four goals which helped Les Bleus win the tournament for a second time. A list of 11 candidates for the men's coach award has been drawn up by a panel of Federation Internationale de Football Association legends, including the likes of Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario, former England boss Fabio Capello and ex-Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard. Read More »