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Urban Meyer's Bacon is Cooked

Courtney Smith , the ex-wife of onetime Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith , filed a domestic violence civil protection order against her ex-husband on July 20. McMurphy also obtained a text exchange that Courtney Smith said was with Lindsey ...

Diekman from Rangers to DBacks while in Arizona

Huang, rated the Diamondbacks' 22nd-best prospect in midseason MLB.com rankings, was selected to the World Team roster for the 2015 All-Star Futures Game, pitching in that year's game at Great American Ball Park. He has an overall 1.029 WHIP in his...

McEvoy wins in Hamburg for 1st European Tour title at age 39

McEvoy had started the final day in a share of the lead with Bryson DeChambeau but successive bogeys late in his round saw the American fall out of contention. DeChambeau felt the ire of social media on Sunday evening as he was heavily criticised f...

Renault, McLaren and Williams dig in against Force India!

In the meantime, F1's managing director of motorsport, Ross Brawn , said the sport is doing everything it can to ensure Force India does not have to close its doors. There's a shared concern that Force India is being lined up by Mercedes boss ...

Sarri seeking talks with Willian over delayed Chelsea return

And Willian is also being monitored by Manchester United and Barcelona ahead of the transfer deadline next Thursday. There were 38 players used by Unai Emery and Maurizio Sarri in last night's London derby. Hudson-Odoi impressed against Ar...

Virat Kohli ‘mic drop’ celebration makes for entertaining cricket, says Joe Root

However, this is not the first time when an Australian media house has rubbed Kohli the wrong way. India are on top after they first day's play of Edgbaston Test. Sam Curran stays unbeaten for 67-ball 24* with James Anderson at the opposite ...

Hungarian GP: Red Bull boss blasts Renault after Max Verstappen retirement

Ricciardo had previously stated that Red Bull needed to avoid a third row start for the race after practice suggested it could have a shot at victory. "Stroll spun in front of me, I had to abort that lap and the following lap was too wet for the in...

Mourinho sends message to Martial: You don't always get what you want

Hazard has always been linked with a transfer to Real Madrid and that speculation has heightened further this summer after the Blues missed out on a spot in next season's Champions League. "After thinking about all the factors and possibilities, ...

Cricket's Kohli says he has nothing to prove ahead of England tests

Moeen played with Virat at RCB and [Yuzvendra] Chahal. "He (Kohli) is a top ranked player in the world at the moment and I think a risky customer for England as he has the motivation to improve his record in this country. The followers of the most ...

David Luiz pledges his future to Chelsea after season in virtual exile

Luiz's prolonged absence from Conte's matchday squad in the second half of last season was publicly attributed to a knee injury. He belongs to Inter and the situation is hard, but is is clear that we are interested in good players. Luiz played just 1...

Is Zidane Really Going To Replace Mourinho At Old Trafford?

In a post on Twitter , the French forward wrote: "Thank you all for your posts". United could bring Zidane to the club on a free after he walked out on Real Madrid having secured his third consecutive Champions League title. "Is better for [...

Man United promise to back Jose Mourinho in transfer market

Alexis Sanchez was arguably United's best player and the Chilean global opened the scoring in the 18th minute as he swept home with a low finish from a Matteo Darmian cross. However, they ended it with a victory against the European champions. ...

Whyte beats Parker on points in heavyweight fight

Parker's philosophical in defeat. Joseph Parker during the weigh-in at Spitalfields Market, London. Whyte came to fight, dropping Parker twice in the fight. I take full responsibility for that'. "We had a great game plan but I felt I didn't f...

Injuries and holidays - the players set to miss United’s Premier League opener

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has played down suggestions that his club will look to sign Mario Balotelli in this summer's transfer window. "I'm not under any illusions about the task I have got in front of me this season and I'm not go...

Tajikistan blames banned opposition for deadly attack

A view of a bridge to Afghanistan across Panj river in Panji Poyon border outpost, south of Dushanbe , Tajikistan, May 2008. Four bicyclists, two of them Americans, were killed in a terrorist attack while biking through Tajikistan, the interior ...

Jose Mourinho heavily criticizes Manchester United after pre-season loss

United's squad will be strengthened when Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Ashley Young and Jesse Lingard, among others, return from their post-World Cup holidays but Mourinho is anxious to recruit further and presented Woodward with a list of five names "a...

Atlanta Open: Cameron Norrie loses to Ryan Harrison in semi-final

Norrie, 22, had looked to be heading for his first ATP final after taking the first set before the eighth seed fought back to win 2-6 6-3 6-2. Cameron Norrie has progressed through to the Atlanta Open semi-finals after Nick Kyrgios suffered a h...

Injury-hit Manchester United 'in trouble' for new campaign, says Jose Mourinho

Part of Mourinho's stated strategy for this transfer window was to get his work done early to ensure that his new signing would be able to take part in a portion of what was always likely to be a truncated pre-season programme, disrupted by the World...

Bad news for Vettel is Hamilton gets stronger after F1 break

Together with last week's win in Germany, it moves him 24 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel in the 2018 drivers championship. For all of Ferrari's new-found speed - estimated at times to be almost 0.5 seconds quicker than Mercedes on some sect...

Kevin Durant on LeBron James' Lakers move: 'I absolutely loved it'

The decision to join the Lakers was not a surprise to his innermost circle, with one person telling The Associated Press that it had been presumed for some time that he was headed to Los Angeles next season. LeBron James may be a member of the Lo...

Kevin Durant does not think he should be considered 'insecure'

Jason Smith and Mike Harmon discuss this silly controversy and tell you why Kevin Durant needs to me smarter when reacting to criticism on social media going forward. McCollum: "We can win a championship, anything is possible". Durant's intera...

Cesar Azpilicueta reacts to Maurizio Sarri’s appointment as Chelsea FC boss

It is expected that Sarri's specific passing style - which worked so devastatingly for Napoli in his three seasons there - will take time to fully take effect at Stamford Bridge. "But it also depends on us, if we are dedicated every day and doing thi...

Thomas' transformation into grand tour rider is complete

There are a few times she's come, like a year ago and I crashed out. "I haven't had to manage them at all -- they have worked it out for themselves, and that takes some doing", said Brailsford. "When I had a wobble on that corner I thought, "chill ou...

Hazard future in doubt as Real Madrid make Isco the main man

Chelsea are looking for a third-choice goalkeeper after allowing Eduardo and Jamal Blackman leave on loan this summer to Vitesse Arnhem and Leeds respectively. -Eden Hazard is of course the hottest current Chelsea summer transfer window related to...

Vettel fastest in Hungary but Mercedes in a spin

Bottas and Vettel touched cars during the overtaking move, with some debris flying off the Mercedes. It was a bad day for Red Bull's Max Verstappen, as the team suffered their second mechanical failure in successive races. That Mercedes managed...

Manchester City come from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich

Sadio Mane wasted two great chances during the closing stages but it did not matter as he stepped up and converted a 94th-minute penalty after Solanke was bundled over. Diehard fans usually greet the major football clubs' pre-season tour of far-off ...

Newcastle agree on $12.5 mil. deal with Muto

Speaking to reporters at Tokyo's Haneda airport Thursday, Muto said, "I can't say yet but I should be able to deliver good news soon". Sky sources understand the deal is worth £9.5m. And on Friday night, Newcastle released a statement to confirm th...

Riders hit by tear gas on Tour de France

The race remains in the Pyrenees on Wednesday for what could be the most challenging stage of the Tour, a 65-kilometer leg from Bagneres-de Luchon to Saint-Lary-Soulan Col du Portet that features three grueling climbs, including an uphill finish - an...

Tour de France: Chris Froome crashes after police mistake him for fan

Like Froome, Thomas said he did not believe his incident was specifically related to Team Sky , who have faced ill-feeling from elements of the crowd throughout the Tour. The 200-km stage featured six categorized climbs, culminating in a final 20-km...

MLB Rumors: Cubs Acquire Pitcher Cole Hamels In Trade With Rangers

The deal is pending physicals for all players involved. In order to cover the salary of Hamels, Passan notes Texas also will send a "significant amount of cash". Darvish and Chatwood were the centerpieces of the Cubs' offseason, as the two free age...

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Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto

Djokovic, a four-time Rogers Cup champion, faded in the decisive set against the flashy 19-year-old, who played with poise and power on a warm, breezy afternoon at Aviva Centre o...

Ramsey and Monreal in Emirates training session ahead of Man City clash

Emery faced Pep Guardiola regularly when they were in charge of Valencia and Barcelona respectively. We also need time, but now I am happy because I think the players are improvi...

Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says

The Reds have been keeping a really high line in their warm-up matches and teams have been getting in behind on occasion so the Austrian could benefit. Myself and many others bel...

Huddersfield 0-3 Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap

Sarri started Eden Hazard on the bench against the Terriers but the Belgian proved vast after coming on late in the second half as he set Pedro up with the Blues' third goal . ...

Sarri's Chelsea too good for Huddersfield

Here are the winners and losers from the match. Chelsea fans should not expect Kepa Arrizabalaga to be at the level of Thibaut Courtois straightaway, says Blues boss Mau...

English club Leicester City transfer Turkish defender

Liverpool first broke the transfer record by bringing in Alisson Becker from AS Roma, but Chelsea chose to go one step better by signing young Athletic Bilbao shot-stopper Ke...

Bairstow & Woakes put England in strong position at Lord’s

The all-rounder shared a sixth-wicket stand of 189 with Jonny Bairstow, who fell seven short of a hundred of his own, to help England to 357-6, a lead of 250, when bad light brou...

Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps

After the entire first day was lost to rain, further wet conditions forced a delayed start with England captain Joe Root eventually winning the toss and putting India in to bat...

Koepka leads PGA Championship after third round

Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. "I know he's a little...

Tiger Woods battles inflammation ‘everywhere’ this week at PGA Championship

I've done a lot of good things. It is the third career major start for Suri, who also played in the 2017 and 2018 Open Championships. "It's something you have to sort of ease thr...

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Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

Pogba scores as Man United wins Premier League opener

We have big and multi-functional coaching staffs, and I think we are more the head coach than the manager. The two-time Champions League victor added: "At this point I'd just ...

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Jose Mourinho 'desperate' for strong Manchester United start

Manchester United need to sign two more players before the window slams shut, according to Wayne Rooney. "Maybe on the next game I leave it to Alexis". "It's the best feeling I ha...

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Chelsea midfielder close to joining AC Milan

Milan can not pay a fee for Bakayoko this summer due to Financial Fair Play restrictions but have proposed a loan deal. The Blues have been relatively quiet in the transfer wind...

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United left in a hard position'

Leicester, meanwhile, enter the season hoping that Algerian signing Rachid Ghezzal proves an adequate replacement for Riyad Mahrez , but they have retained a strong spine to their...

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

Jose Mourinho: I'm now a coach, not a manager

United finished second in the Premier League last season but ended up a massive 19 points behind champions and big rivals Manchester City. "A good match. People criticise him a...

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton sign Barça's Mina and Gomes, Shakhtar's Bernard

Everton's season-long loan deal for Portugal's Gomes will see them pay 2.25 million euros (RM10.6 million) and the player's wages. This is a great opportunity for me and I am look...

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

Guice had first-round talent entering the National Football League draft process, but slid due to character concerns stemming from an alleged incident during his visit with the ...

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Arsenal coach Unai Emery: Stan Kroenke takeover of club is 'positive'

Laurent Koscielny is our only other major absentee as the French centre-back continues to recover from surgery on an Achilles injury that he suffered towards the back end of last ...

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

Jurgen Klopp Compares Liverpool to Rocky, Manchester City to Ivan Drago

And it wasn't just a simple "yes" reply from Pele. He decided to make a prediction ahead of the big kick-off. He replied: "It's the start of the @PremierLeague today". "The pla...