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Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ traded to Yankees

Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ traded to Yankees So, perhaps the Yankees , who believe in using breaking balls more than ever, will try to get the 35-year-old lefty to further incorporate his slider. The Red Sox are weaker against lefties than righties, and NY and Boston have 10 games left. Though Happ endured a few rough outings recently, he racked up nine strikeouts and allowed just one earned run over five innings in his last start. [Full Article...]

Chelsea sign former England goalkeeper Robert Green

Chelsea sign former England goalkeeper Robert Green Green, who was on Huddersfield Town's books last season but failed to play a single minute of action, has penned a one-year deal at Stamford Bridge. The goalkeeper also earned 12 caps for England and represented the Three Lions at the 2010 World Cup. There is huge speculation surrounding the future of Courtois, however, and Chelsea fans are praying fervently that the Belgian custodian stays ... [Full Article...]

New York Yankees acquire Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton

New York Yankees acquire Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton Britton will be a free agent at the conclusion of the 2018 season, so his tenure in NY could be brief. He has four saves and a 3.45 ERA on the lowly Orioles , and is just two years removed from going 47-for-47 in save opportunities. And, just like a year ago, when the Yankees further acquired Sonny Gray and Jaime Garcia after the three-player haul from the White Sox, don't necessarily believe ... [Full Article...]

Will Emery kick off with a bang against Manchester City?

Will Emery kick off with a bang against Manchester City? It looks set to be a tricky encounter for Emery, with the champions, who were largely unrivalled in their pursuit of the league title last season, strengthening over the summer through the addition of former PFA Player of the Year, Riyad Mahrez . [Full Article...]

Ozil quits worldwide football over ‘racism, disrespect’ from German DFB

Ozil quits worldwide football over ‘racism, disrespect’ from German DFB Ozil, a key member of the squad which won the 2014 World Cup, blamed the DFB management, in particular its president Reinhard Grindel , for failing to side with him against his critics. Ozil attended the event with fellow Germany global Ilkay Gundogan . In a series of statements tweeted by the soccer player on Sunday, he said the debate goes far beyond a photo: it is a double standard of tre... [Full Article...]

Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone hails new keeper Antonio Adan for penalty heroics

Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone hails new keeper Antonio Adan for penalty heroics Arsenal began their International Champions Cup with penalty heartbreak as substitute goalkeeper Antonio Adan saved three and scored the victor in Singapore . He said: "When I came to this club I felt the warmth of this team is really different, it's like a family and everyone is taking care of you". Ramsey is considered key to Emery's rebuilding project at the London club after the 22-year ... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods a 'cert' for the US Ryder Cup team - Murphy

Tiger Woods a 'cert' for the US Ryder Cup team - Murphy Conversely, big bombers Jon Rahm and World No.1 Dustin Johnson both attacked the links, adopting a strategy hitting their drivers wherever possible and not really worrying where they hit their next shot from. 'It's amusing when you look back, how Tiger has been involved in so numerous greatest moments for Italian golf, ' he said. "There's going to be a lot of European guys vying for his partners... [Full Article...]

German Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel bemoans throwing away home victory

German Grand Prix: Sebastian Vettel bemoans throwing away home victory It was just his second point of the season. It really started to rain heavily. He was angry with himself, kicking the gravel in frustration as he stepped out his vehicle. I am not naive enough to say that cheating doesn't happen in motorsport because like ever other money-driven sport, cheating can and does take place. [Full Article...]

Salah & Mane On Target As Reds Sink City

Salah & Mane On Target As Reds Sink City Sadio Mane's first appearance as Liverpool's No.10 featured an injury-time victor versus Manchester City - underlining the forward's assertion that the number brings him good luck. "But we are not going to break any records in the Premier League any more, it is impossible, nearly impossible". We're very happy to be here now and we're looking forward to the new season. [Full Article...]

Everton sign Brazilian forward Richarlison from Watford

Everton sign Brazilian forward Richarlison from Watford However, it is understood that the fee Everton are paying to Watford for the player includes compensation to settle a row between the clubs relating to Silva. Silva, 41, was sacked in January with the Hertfordshire club citing Everton's approach as "the catalyst". Ince is the fifth summer arrival as Stoke aim for an immediate return to the Premier League following relegation. [Full Article...]

Iwobi’s new salary at Arsenal revealed

Ramsey is considered key to Emery's rebuilding project at the London club after the 22-year Arsene Wenger era but, with his contract expiring next year, the Wales global raised hopes he could agree a new deal. "As I said, it's better for him if the situation is resolved quicker, we will see". Arsenal open their 2018/19 Premier League campaign with a home fixture against defending champions M... [Full Article...]

Hard-line cleric, speaker vote in Pakistan

Hard-line cleric, speaker vote in Pakistan Pakistan was locked in a close and tense election race on Wednesday, pitting cricket hero Imran Khan against the party of jailed ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a process marred by a suicide bomb that killed 31 people near a polling station. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho allows Anthony Martial to leave pre-season

Jose Mourinho allows Anthony Martial to leave pre-season United have had a relatively dry month of July where they have done very less in terms of approaching targets but there is expected to be some activity in the coming weeks with at least two signings wanted by Mourinho. While Mourinho was subject to severe criticism after splashing £147m (R2.5b) on new arrivals but ending the season trophyless with a rigid style of football. [Full Article...]

Arsenal boss Unai Emery offers support to Mesut Ozil

Arsenal boss Unai Emery offers support to Mesut Ozil Mesut Ozil looked to be in high spirits after linking up with the Arsenal squad for their pre-season trip to Singapore . Speaking ahead of the International Champions Cup match against Atletico Madrid, Emery said: "It's a personal decision (which) I respect". [Full Article...]

Surridge earns chance to extend his Liverpool stay

Surridge earns chance to extend his Liverpool stay I can not give guarantees here but I understand if people think that. Naby Keita finally arrived on Merseyside after a deal was agreed past year, Fabinho was brought in under the radar and Xherdan Shaqiri was signed as much-needed back-up to the club's front three. [Full Article...]

TOUR DE FRANCE Gilbert survives Tour de France crash over stone wall

TOUR DE FRANCE Gilbert survives Tour de France crash over stone wall Among the riders affected by the tear gas was Team Sky's overall leader Geraint Thomas , who was pictured rubbing his nose following the incident. The former Tour of Flanders and Liege-Bastogne-Liege victor was helped back up on to the road and given first aid before resuming the stage in the company of a group of frontrunners. [Full Article...]

Ailing Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne forced to step down

Ailing Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne forced to step down Wolff spoke Saturday, a day before the running of the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim. Louis Camilleri will replace Marchionne as CEO at Ferrari . Ferrari leads the drivers' and constructors' championship this year and could end four years of Mercedes dominance. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods poised for Open strike as Jordan Spieth relishes battle

Tiger Woods poised for Open strike as Jordan Spieth relishes battle Woods began the day six shots back. Through all that suspense, Molinari never flinched. With major winners, former world number ones and even an Olympic champion trailing in his wake, Molinari - whose scorecard remained blemish-free - was confirmed as the champion golfer of the year for 2018 after Schauffele could not hole his second from the final fairway. [Full Article...]

Pep Guardiola: 'Almost impossible' for Manchester City to break own records

Pep Guardiola: 'Almost impossible' for Manchester City to break own records We can not seem to go an hour at the moment without a new kit being dropped somewhere in the world. United were contenders last season but they could not stop City romping to the title, Guardiola's men finishing the campaign with record tallies in terms of points (100) and goals scored (106). [Full Article...]

Fiji fans reign supreme at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Fiji fans reign supreme at Rugby World Cup Sevens With a late try before halftime, the Black Ferns took a 15-0 lead into the short, two-minute intermission. The break proved crucial for New Zealand , with replacement Gayle Broughton running 80 metres to score just after the restart before Woodman outran the usa defence from the left wing to extend the lead further. [Full Article...]


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