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Sports Red Sox Starter Drew Pomeranz Leaves Game Early With Injury
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The Yankees still have six games this season to play against Boston - two this weekend and another four at home from August 31 - September 3. The Yankees already had scored four runs in the seventh and were leading 6-3 when Reed entered with the bases loaded and one out.

Sports Kevin Durant Praises LeBron In Twitter Debate With Rapper
Author: 0 Kevin Durant Praises LeBron In Twitter Debate With Rapper

Irving is reportedly seeking a trade from the Cavaliers , who lost to the Warriors in last season's NBA Finals. Reports from James' camp came shortly after, saying the report is false. He also told Durant that he thought Gilbert would want to get "something back this time" after James left Cavs for Miami Heat in 2010. While the Cavs may still be the Eastern Conference favorites, their future is full of questions.

Sports Antonio Conte To Resist Belgium Call Up For Eden Hazard
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Conte said on Friday at his weekly news briefing that Bakayoko could be in contention to feature for the Blues in their trip to Wembley to take on Spurs, although the manager conceded that he is not at his peak fitness level yet. At the moment some players are not 100 per cent fit. "[Alvaro] Morata is another player who needs to continue to work to improve to find the right physical condition".

Sports 'Stronger' Chelsea are still title favourites, claims Mourinho
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Nine-man Chelsea were stunned by Burnley , however, while David Wagner's newcomers Huddersfield Town won 3-0 at Palace, in the two biggest surprise results so far. This is then a game where they badly need to avoid defeat. Chelsea came back to win 2-1 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge in November. The Brazilian could take up the defensive role in the middle of the park, alongside Kante, with Willian playing as more of an attacking midfielder ahead of them.

Sports Barca 'close' to a deal for Coutinho
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With Barcelona's general manager Pep Segura claiming a deal was "close" to being completed for Coutinho following the club's 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday, Balague was once again on hand to debunk the statement as he remains of the belief that the 25-year-old is likely to remain at Anfield this summer.

Sports Klopp refutes claim by Barca that Coutinho is 'close' to signing
Author: 0 Klopp refutes claim by Barca that Coutinho is 'close' to signing

They expect a lot from us because of what we did last season". "When you see how Isco played in Barcelona and then I take him out it is a bit harsh, but the players understand how long the season will be and we will need everyone". Asked whether there had been any subsequent talks Klopp added: "I am not sure I have to answer this only because we have said what we have to say, or the club said what we have to say".

Sports Real Madrid v Barcelona talking points
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Segura claimed Pique's error was "decisive, it changed the game completely", after the defender diverted Marcelo's cross into his own goal to break the deadlock at the Nou Camp in Sunday's first leg. "We need to score three, but we've done that before at the Bernabeu so we will go out, try to be solid and get ourselves into a position to win the tie".

Sports Zidane critical of five-game ban for Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo is banned, but it would take a huge upset for Real Madrid's trophy-winning streak to be ended by Barcelona as they carry a 3-1 lead into the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup . "We played a great game, but I am annoyed by Cristiano's sending-off", Real coach Zinedine Zidane said after the match. Former Premier League referee Gallagher was quoted on the BBC on Monday night: "The message they've got to send out is it's unacceptable to push a match official".

Sports Former Syracuse player Andrew White inks deal with the Boston Celtics
Author: 0 Former Syracuse player Andrew White inks deal with the Boston Celtics

On Thursday, Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca told reporters that the team will retire Pierce's number at some point during the 2017-18 season. The Celtics are very unlikely to fully guarantee White's deal - they already have 16 guaranteed contracts on the roster after Shane Larkin, Abdel Nader, Semi Ojeleye and Daniel Theis all signed this offseason.

Sports Kevin-Prince Boateng signs for Eintracht
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The Bundesliga side signed Boateng on a two-year deal with the former Ghana worldwide returning to the Bundesliga after quitting Spain's Las Palmas . Kevin-Prince will be a leader for the team. Prince Boateng has bounced around Europe since he began his career with Hertha Berlin, playing for Tottenham Hotspur, Borussia Dortmund, Genoa, AC Milan and Schalke over the course of the years.

Sports Liverpool reject third bid of £114m for Coutinho
Author: 0 Liverpool reject third bid of £114m for Coutinho

The Catalans reportedly saw a bid of £90m turned down last week after Coutinho submitted a transfer request , but Liverpool's stance has always been that the player is not for sale. "If Coutinho goes now, they know they will be in an even harder position - because they failed with bids for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk and RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita and there didn't seem to be a "Plan B".

Sports Liverpool reject a third huge bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho
Author: 0 Liverpool reject a third huge bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho

But after Wednesday's Spanish Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid , Barcelona's general manager Pep Segura told Catalan television station TV3: "We are close to Coutinho and ( Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane) Dembele ". "I don't even know them, especially this guy". "I don't know why other people are saying what they are saying", said Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp in the wake of Segura's comments.

Sports Marco Asensio Tells PSG He Isn't Interested In A Move
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He was one of the stars of Spain's U19 European Championship-winning side in Greece in 2015, a tournament which alerted the world to the fact that the country's production line is still churning along very nicely. Roberto can be deployed in midfield, at full-back or as a winger. During the 63rd minute of the match, Ramos was seen walking away with the ball when Messi was walking behind him asking for the ball.

Sports Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor not anxious despite rough preseason outing
Author: 0 Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor not anxious despite rough preseason outing

Keeping big-picture perspective in mind, we've got to do some things to get the offense on track, there's no doubt about it. "I thought Tyrod's done some good things". "We need to play this week out and monitor where we are as we moved forward", said McDermott. Opponents have rushed 55 times for just 156 yards. The last chance for the starting offense to get extensive playing time will come in Buffalo's next preseason game, at Baltimore on August 26.

Sports U.S. star Lexi Thompson fighting virus ahead of Solheim Cup
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The English star had her wrist wrist strapped up midway through Friday's fourballs as she and Hall slipped to a 2&1 loss against Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller, and European captain Annika Sorenstam has wisely chose to omit Hull from her foursomes line-up for day two.

Sports Rain holds up England after Cook makes 243
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West Indies had another tough day as Alastair Cook piled more runs and misery on the Caribbean side on Friday's second day of the day.night first Test at Edgbaston . The atmosphere was electric and for Cooky to be 150 not out is great.”. WEST INDIES: K.C. Brathwaite, K.O.A. Powell, K.A. Hope, S.D. Hope, R.L. Chase, J.

Sports Liverpool reject €125m Philippe Coutinho bid from Barcelona
Author: 0 Liverpool reject €125m Philippe Coutinho bid from Barcelona

Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has confirmed that the club remain in talks with Liverpool over a possible deal for Philippe Coutinho . Barcelona completed the signing of Brazilian Paulinho on Monday night (AEST) though. "I'm not sure. The club have already said what they have to say, so no news".

Sports Liverpool Reportedly Rejected 3rd Barcelona Bid For Coutinho
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After seeing two bids rejected, one which would have seen him become the second most expensive player of all-time, if all the add-ons were tagged on as well, Coutinho made a decision to hand in a transfer request at Liverpool , which was immediately turned down by the club.

Sports Gabriel leaves Arsenal for Valencia challenge
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Gabriel joined Arsenal from Villarreal in January 2015 but struggled to settle in the Premier League , in part because he did not speak any English when moving to London. Arsene Wenger is keen to streamline his 33-man squad with Carl Jenkinson, Mathieu Debuchy , Kieran Gibbs and Jack Wilshere also expected to go. Arsenal are hell-bent on retaining the services of contract rebel Alexis Sanchez, despite the risk of losing him for nothing next year.

Sports Derek Jeter, wife Hannah, welcome baby girl, Bella Raine
Author: 0 Derek Jeter, wife Hannah, welcome baby girl, Bella Raine

In 20 seasons for the Yankees , Derek Jeter , 43, had a stellar career with 3,465 hits, 1,923 runs, and a.310 batting average. Jeter and his wife, Hannah , welcomed their first child, Bella Raine Jeter, into the world. "Now, pregnant with our first child, Derek and I are looking to the future", she wrote in a post that featured adorable photos of her sports-star hubby clutching a bunch of pink balloons.

Sports Why Romelu Lukaku is the best value signing of the summer
Author: 0 Why Romelu Lukaku is the best value signing of the summer

The changes are expected to see the window close the week before the new season. The Premier League champions are keeping their cards close to their chest with regards to the transfer window reform proposals until next month's shareholder meeting.

Sports Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons
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Practically speaking, the process for renaming a public street in Boston where there are no residents and only businesses requires a petition to be launched by the abutters. It continued a great week of baseball for the Red Sox, following this handsome triple play in their previous game against the Cardinals. He walked two and fanned seven during a game the Yankees rallied to win.

Sports Real Madrid wins Spanish Super Cup after beating rivals Barcelona
Author: 0 Real Madrid wins Spanish Super Cup after beating rivals Barcelona

Ronaldo was starting a five-game ban for picking up a red card and pushing the referee, and Bale was rested to make way for the hugely impressive Asensio. Instead, the referee Of Burgos Bengoetxea has been awarded a second yellow card for a dive and expelled. "This is the first time since I came to this club that I have felt that Madrid are superior to us".

Sports Dangote vows to sack Wenger if he buys Arsenal FC
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Dangote said at the time: "Maybe three to four years". Olivier Giroud's victor against Leicester in the opening game was his 99th goal for Arsenal - he's looking to become the 19th player to score a century of goals for the Gunners.

Sports Sri Lanka two wins away from a 2019 World Cup berth
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The bottom four ODI sides after the cut-off date for qualification (September 30) will have to play a Qualifying event, which will feature top four teams from the ICC World Cricket League Championship and and top two sides from the ICC World Cricket League.

Sports Patriots' Derek Rivers (knee) out for the season
Author: 0 Patriots' Derek Rivers (knee) out for the season

According to Mike Reiss , the Patriots' early fear is that Rivers might be lost for the season. Rivers projected to be part of a rotation at the position - where his primary asset as a high-motor pass-rusher could be tapped - while also chipping in on special teams.

Sports Arsenal consider fresh approach for Draxler
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The news of Arsenal's potential interest of Draxler is completely unsurprising as the winger would be a great fit in Wenger's squad. Goal understands that PSG have no intention of letting Draxler go this window, and that he will be given the chance to shine at Parc des Princes over the coming season.

Sports Benitez must move players out to sign any more
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The 27-year-old Spaniard completed a £5 million switch to St James' Park on Wednesday, in the process ending a hard two-year stay at Stoke which saw him spend the second 12 months on loan at Deportivo la Coruna. Benitez said: "We have known Joselu since his days at the Real Madrid academy, and we know that he has the potential to do well for us". He told reporters: "I am here because I want to play in the Premier League".

Sports Eagles' Ron Brooks kneels during National Anthem
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Jenkins raised his fist during the anthem, while teammate Chris Long , who is white, put his arm behind his black teammate in a show of support. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins was not alone on Thursday night in his attempt to show his displeasure with how he feels minorities are treated in this country .

Sports Barca close to signing Coutinho and Dembele - Segura
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Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde is desperate to sign reinforcements after seeing his side suffer a 5-1 aggregate defeat to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup . He added: "Until deals are closed I can't say anything". "We can not forget that he is only 20 years old and nobody knows who is behind his actions".

Sports Manchester City chase Eden Hazard as Alexis Sanchez move stalls
Author: 0 Manchester City chase Eden Hazard as Alexis Sanchez move stalls

When asked if the French midfielder could start the game, Conte added: "I don't know, I have to decide, the situation could force me to take a different decision because in this moment some players are not 100 percent". I don't know about his situation, it is hard. "So, I think that is the most important thing and it's the only difference between them, because for me Hazard is, let's say, is in world's top five".

Sports Klopp on Coutinho: Not always easy to tell 100% truth
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The German also responded to claims from Barcelona's general manager Josep Segura that the Catalans are close to agreeing a deal for Coutinho . Liverpool have been adamant they are unwilling to enter into any negotiations for Coutinho and rejected his transfer request last Friday.

Sports West Brom Don't Need To Sell Jonny Evans Claims Tony Pulis
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British press reports said City had tabled an offer of around £18 million ($23.2 million, €19.8 million) for Northern Ireland worldwide Evans, who is 29. Then we would sit down and talk to Jonny about the situation. But Pulis says West Brom are under no pressure to cash in on their new club captain. "One thing we don't want to do is play him and then it gets worse and then we lose him", said Pulis.

Sports Jay Cutler: Dolphins' DeVante Parker 'a faster Alshon Jeffery'
Author: 0 Jay Cutler: Dolphins' DeVante Parker 'a faster Alshon Jeffery'

Cutler, 34, is replacing quarterback Ryan Tannehill , who sustained a season-ending knee injury August 3. "We kind of got the tempo going and got comfortable". The Dolphins defense had some bright spots with defensive backs Xavien Howard and rookie Cordrea Tankersley coming up with early interceptions. "It was [tough] just waiting, getting out there and just waiting for the anticipation of getting going", Cutler said of his first game action since November 20.

Sports Liverpool v Crystal Palace on Premier League Live
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The 27-year-old striker had missed the opening 3-3 draw at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday due to a thigh injury. He explained that the front-man "was part of the complete session and looked really good" on Wednesday, though he warned that "after injuries you have to wait to see how the player reacts to this intensity".