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José Mourinho says he and Ed Woodward are getting on fine


Pressed on the problems in the background at United , a moody Mourinho said: 'Yeah, but don't ask me because I don't read it. Manchester United fans who were looking for a rally cry from their manager were left sorely disappointed today as a moody José Mourinho batted away questions about himself and his team in a truncated press conference. Read More »

Never say never as Alonso refuses to close door on F1


Red Bull powerbroker Helmut Marko has accused Ricciardo of misleading the organisation about his future. "There was just an inquiry as to whether we would consider Fernando , which you can understand from a promoter's point of view", added Horner . Read More »

Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer for three games after investigation


Since Ohio State announced an independent investigation in April, more than 100 former students have come forward with accounts of sexual misconduct by Strauss. Likewise, they suspended Meyer for three games not because they wanted to, but because they had to. Zach Smith has never been criminally charged with domestic violence. Read More »

Why Unai Emery expects warm welcome for former ace


I am happy if he finds [an opportunity to be the] protagonist at West Ham. West Ham have suffered a awful start to the 2018/19 season, slipping to a 4-0 defeat at Liverpool in their opening game before being beaten 2-1 at home by Bournemouth . Read More »

Djokovic becomes first man to win all Masters 1000 titles


The Serb now leads Federer 24-22 and has won their last three encounters. This is an awesome accomplishment, and I hope he's extremely proud and extremely happy about this moment. On Sunday she'll try again against Dutch outsider Kiki Bertens, who will be playing her third final of the season after wearing down a tiring Petra Kvitova 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Read More »

Gary Neville Reveals Not Everything Is Bad At Manchester United


Reports earlier this month also claimed Mourinho was involved in a bust-up with Paul Pogba over the Frenchman's future. Jose Mourinho , has lined up a crisis meeting with his players after a summer of turmoil at the club. Woodward delivered just Lee Grant, teenager Diago Dalot and Fred, failing to sign a central defender and right winger, as requested. There is no protest against Mourinho planned, with many fans choosing to blame Woodward for the team's poor form instead of the manager ... Read More »

Henrikh Mkhitaryan sends message to Arsenal supporters about tough start


Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has claimed that the philosophies of Unai Emery and Arsene Wenger are "not too different". "It's not easy but I think he's doing it in the right way", the Armenia global added. Neville has taken exception to Allardyce's assessment and hit back by saying that Emery is trying to build a title-winning team at the Emirates and is only few weeks into his job. Read More »

POCO F1: The flagship smartphone you've always wanted at an unbelievable price


Specs The Xiaomi Poco F1 is powered by a 2.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with Adreno 630 GPU and a minimum of 6GB of RAM. Consumers wouldn't even mind trading off that extra storage, as it is expandable via a MicroSD card, the premium glass back, which can be a real pain to replace if damaged, and the non-OLED but completely doable LCD display . Read More »

Ohio State Suspends Urban Meyer Three Games


As I do many times, most coaches and people in leadership positions, you receive a phone call, first thing you do is tell your boss, let the experts do their jobs. CliffsNotes version (from what I've been told): Ohio State's BoT wants to reinstate Urban Meyer immediately. Both Meyer and his wife, who is also an Ohio State employee in the College of Nursing, are required by school policy to report any known allegations of sexual misconduct by university employees, including "intimate ... Read More »

Snedeker goes wire-to-wire for PGA win


Snedeker started his fourth round with back-to-back pars before making birdie on the par-three third hole. "When you don't have your health out here and you're trying to fight through it, it's really tough because you know what you're capable of and your body's not letting you do what you think you should be able to do.", Snedeker said after the round. Read More »

CR7: What Cuadrado Said When I Asked Him For No. 7 Shirt


The forward himself has said helping Juventus to its first Champions League title in more than two decades is a motive, and Rooney believes his former teammate can achieve that feat describing Ronaldo's presence as a "huge bonus" for the Italian league. Read More »

Park, Salas share LPGA Tour lead


She arrived on the final tee box tied with Park, who failed to get up and down from just in front of the green for birdie on the 272-yard 18th. Salas, who had missed only three fairways all week, hit drives into the rough on the last two holes of regulation. Read More »

Team India beats England in third test match

She's copped a lot in the past but she deserves the credit for this one. The return of Vince, who averages 56 in Division One this summer and made scores of 74 and 147 for Hampshire in their victory over Nottinghamshire at the Ageas Bowl this week, would allow Root to drop down to his preferred No4 position and move Pope away from the newer ball also. Read More »

Injured Man City goalkeeper could miss entire season


Manchester City's Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the Premier League champions said he ruptured his Achilles tendon in training on Monday. Pep Guardiola apparently feels the Dutch keeper may also provide healthy competition for Brazil global Ederson , who is undoubtedly the club's first choice at this moment in time. Read More »

Halep downs Barty in Cincinnati Open


Bertens , world number 17, lost the last five games of the first set but took the second in which there were seven breaks of serve. Halep even had a match point in the tie-break before Bertens tipped the balance once more to take the second set, and from that point the tide was turned firmly in Bertens' favour. Read More »

Buttler's maiden Test hundred his proudest England moment


England needed its bowlers to strike early in the second innings but the duo of Dhawan (44) and Rahul (36) thwarted their attempts by putting up a 60-run opening stand. However, Bumrah and Shami dismissed Root and Pope respectively to leave England reeling at 62 for 4. In the fourth over of the match, Pakistan's opener Fakhar Zaman edged one to the wicketkeeper MS Dhoni but the southpaw was saved by Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball. Read More »

Frampton says he won't look beyond Luke


No doubt Jackson will be looking to spoil the Carl Frampton party this weekend with potential fights against Oscar Valdez and Josh Warrington on offer for the victor. He dropped the challenger with a body shot in the eighth. It might have been Frampton's dream fight venue but it certainly wasn't the box office opponent he would've liked as he systematically wore the Aussie down. Read More »

Sharma sparks England collapse as India eye third Test win


Courtesy Kohli's 103, his second ton of the series, India declared their second innings at 352 for seven, leaving the hosts an improbable victory target of 521 runs. England , on the other hand, managed to survive tricky nine overs before the umpire called it stumps of Day 3. Could he score runs here against the swinging and seaming ball? Pujara, who was dropped in the slips on 40, was more circumspect in reaching 56 off 168 balls. Read More »

Daniel Murphy Reportedly Claimed Off Waivers


A year ago he hits.318 with a homer and two RBI in five NLDS games against Chicago with Washington, but it's 2015 that Murphy did the most damage. The Cubs have been in search of middle infield depth this season, and Murphy serves as an instant upgrade at second base. Read More »

Liverpool player ratings vs Crystal Palace: Van Dijk vast


While Klopp avoided overly praising any of his players, as he clearly expects more, he highlighted the lack of scrutiny over Van Dijk's fee as testament to his ability. "Over the next three or four years, if Liverpool could win a league or a Champions League, I think Van Dijk has the potential to actually go down alongside Alan Hansen if we're talking about Liverpool's best ever teams - that's how good he is and how good he can become". Read More »

Attitude not good enough from beaten Manchester Unitetd, admits Pogba


But as critics of Mourinho have been quick to point out - both those central defenders were signed by the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager. "The press and pundits criticise when I go in that direction". But he has never had that at Old Trafford. The anger and frustration of the executive vice-chairman was evident when the television cameras picked him up in the stands. Read More »

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Wisconsin ranked 4th


The Crimson Tide has now been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll at least once in the last 11 seasons, the longest such streak in the history of the wire service's rankings. Oklahoma opens the season September 1 at home against Florida Atlantic. Alabama will enter the season ranked No. 1 in both major national polls, as the Crimson Tide was named the top team in the Associated Press Top 25 on Monday. Read More »

Nun throws ideal first pitch at White Sox-Royals game

She had it planned out. Sister Mary Jo Sobieck of Marian Catholic high school captivated America when she threw out the first pitch of the Chicago White Sox game on Saturday. It ended up being great'. And dig that bicep ball bump before her delivery. He threw it back to her and she fielded it barehanded. Renteria said he later chatted with Sister Mary Jo and found out she used to play center and short in softball. Read More »

Adrian Peterson set to sign with Washington

The Redskins certainly are in need of some help after second-round pick Derrius Guice tore his ACL during Week 1 of the preseason, sidelining him for the entire 2018 campaign. Head coach Jay Gruden said Rob Kelley remains the starting running back as the team still has confidence in his abilities. Peterson ranks 12th on the NFL's all-time rushing list with 12,276 yards. Read More »

Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

The AP released its preseason top 25 Monday morning and OU is ranked No. 7. It marks the fourth time in eight seasons under coach Dana Holgorsen that the Mountaineers were ranked in the preseason. Florida State wound up at No. 19. Here's the full poll , from the AP. Oklahoma opens the season September 1 at home against Florida Atlantic. Read More »

Kane finally scores in August as Spurs beat Fulham


Then it's different if they can negotiate with Daniel [Levy, the Spurs chairman] or not. The players that are here are all committed. "If I am here, in my position as manager, because the club trusts in my decision, not because I am so handsome", he said. Read More »

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira earns first Brazil call-up


Brazil , who were knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup, face El Salvador first on September 11 outside Washington before a clash with the US in New Jersey four days later. "It's time to take a look at these players", he told a news conference in Rio de Janeiro. "They've been really good for me, I think I've totally changed as a player and a human being after these two years". Read More »

Messi gets Barcelona off to winning start


Messi's second goal came in the second minute of injury time, an easy shot from close range after a breakaway. The free kick goal was Barcelona's 6000th La Liga goal . Gerard Moreno scored on his debut to put Villarreal ahead after 16 minutes but goals from Willian Jose and Juanmi gave Real Sociedad victory. Read More »