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Sports Warriors Potentially Targeting Paul George In 2018
Author: 0 Warriors Potentially Targeting Paul George In 2018

During a recent interview with Anthony Slater of The Athletic , Durant stated he felt his teammates deserved to get paid given their contributions to the team over the last few years. Approximately $10 million less than what he could have received with a max contract. But another, potentially more promising avenue, would be to try and work a deal with the Thunder before the trade deadline to send George to Golden State, potentially sending back assets that could make the money work for the ...

Sports Ezekiel Elliott expected to be suspended for domestic violence
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott expected to be suspended for domestic violence

Elliott is reportedly expected to be suspended under the Personal Conduct Policy, stemming from allegations of five incidents of domestic violence over a six-day period last July. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that domestic violence violations warrant a six game suspension, which can be increased or decreased depending on circumstances.

Sports Brighton v Manchester City: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions
Author: 0 Brighton v Manchester City: Premier League preview, line-ups & predictions

They will hope to use their home fans to get a result but it seems unlikely since Manchester City look a lot better than Brighton all over the ground. Guardiola also said he was happy to have dynamic fullbacks in Walker, Mendy and Danilo to fulfil the demands he places on his wide defenders. The BBC has garnered the views of no less than 40 pundits ahead of the big Premier League kick-off, and it is City who emerge as overall favourites with 25 votes.

Sports Blue Jays blank Yankees, who fall 4 1/2 games behind Red Sox
Author: 0 Blue Jays blank Yankees, who fall 4 1/2 games behind Red Sox

The Yankees , who want to cut their starting rotation to five from the current six, planned on shortening the outings for Montgomery in the minors so he would be on pace for 180 total innings. Ryan Tepera and Roberto Osuna combined to pitch two scoreless innings in relief. Garrett Cooper singled to begin the fifth and Ronald Torreyes walked but Brett Gardner and Aaron Hicks both flied out before Aaron Judge struck out looking.

Author: 0 United Will Start Premier League With A Positive Feeling - Mourinho

We played at a high quality, we suffered, yes, but we controlled the game. We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds in the coming days. Real Madrid is a club truly in an era of dominance. We were the better team for nearly all the game". The build-up to the match in Macedonia was dominated by transfer speculation after the United boss pledged to fight for the Wales global if he was not involved.

Sports Barclays Premier League 2017/18 - Top 3 contenders of the new season
Author: 0 Barclays Premier League 2017/18 - Top 3 contenders of the new season

The Stamford Bridge outfit also have the added demands of the Champions League following last year's absence from European football , with Conte fearing his squad is too thin to cope after selling Nemanja Matic to Manchester United . And despite losing the traditional curtain-raiser of the Community Shield on penalties against Arsenal , Conte's side are among the favourites to take the crown this year.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho insists Manchester United's transfer activity is sufficient

Eric Bailly, bought a year ago for £30m, and Antonio Valencia , are the only two defenders who look assured of a starting spot. And Mourinho , speaking at a press conference ahead of Sunday's clash with West Ham United, confirmed that the 35-year-old will be a Man United player once he returns from injury in January.

Sports London 2017: Farah into 5000m final
Author: 0 London 2017: Farah into 5000m final

An incredulous Pierre-Ambroise Bosse of France took gold, with Adam Kszczot of Poland second. It's been so close that you could run a PB and not make the final, or you could win a medal. I promise I will be getting that gold. "The knee feels fine but the body still feels a bit a bit exhausted, so I'll do my recovery, get in the zone and get back for the final".

Sports Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsenal "Never Close" To Signing Riyad Mahrez- Arsene Wenger

Sanchez apparently made it clear he wants upwards of £300,000 before he would even consider a new Arsenal deal. It's little wonder some of Europe's elite might look to poach the Chile global after Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League last season.

Sports Houston Texans QB Tom Savage gets preseason start vs. Carolina Panthers
Author: 0 Houston Texans QB Tom Savage gets preseason start vs. Carolina Panthers

Savage finished his night 9-of-11 passing for 69 yards. That seems unnecessary considering that even if Newton played, it would have been in limited time . (The odds of that occurring with Brock Osweiler at QB last season were approximately 3,720 to 1.) In the end, all things considered, Savage did just enough to keep the Deshaun Watson fire at a gentle bonfire level, as opposed to the raging inferno it would have been had Savage not generated some offense.

Sports Shakespeare, Morgan impressed with Iheanacho
Author: 0 Shakespeare, Morgan impressed with Iheanacho

Premier League and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry praised the acquisition of the former Nigerian worldwide, who has a buy-back clause to return to City. The former Gunner is arguably the greatest striker that the Premier League has ever seen, so there's no doubting that he knows a world-class player when he sees one.

Sports Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull
Author: 0 Australia Rugby Union Cut Super Rugby Side In Controversial Cull

South Africa have already culled the Cheetahs and Kings, who have both announced they will move to play in the European Pro-league. Last week, Rebels owner Andrew Cox sold his share of that franchise to the Victorian Rugby Union (VRU) for $1 , stopping the ARU from buying the club and shutting it down.

Author: 0 Premier League 2017-18 season sees two Manchester clubs as favorites

Manchester United are ready to hand Ivory Coast global Serge Aurier a five-year contract as the Red Devils look to make the Paris Saint-Germain defender their fourth summer signing . Chelsea host Burnley on Saturday looking to avoid the disaster of their last title defence. Having ended months of speculation by signing a new two-year contract, Wenger believes if his players put on a united front, the exasperated fans will fall into line behind them.

Sports Paris Saint-Germain put Serge Aurier up for sale
Author: 0 Paris Saint-Germain put Serge Aurier up for sale

Jose Mourinho will certainly be hoping everything works out for Aurier with the Sun claiming that the Special One has identified the Frenchman as the man to shore up his defence. The report doesn't specify any exact details about how much the 24-year-old will earn or what United will pay PSG, they only state that Aurier is on his way to Manchester as long as he overcomes his legal issues.

Sports Palace sign United defender Fosu-Mensah on loan
Author: 0 Palace sign United defender Fosu-Mensah on loan

The opportunity to play regularly in the Premier League at Crystal Palace could be hugely beneficial for Fosu-Mensah, especially when it is taken into consideration that he was restricted to just four top flight appearances under Jose Mourinho last season.

Author: 0 Will Jurgen Klopp win Liverpool that elusive first Premier League title?

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is facing several injury issues going into Saturday's clash. Simon Mignolet is likely to continue his dominance over Loris Karius in the goalkeeping position for the Premier League opener after the Belgian show drastic improvement to his form at the back end of last season.

Sports Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters after Osaka retires
Author: 0 Pliskova reaches Rogers Cup quarters after Osaka retires

Williams, the runner-up at the Australian Open and Wimbledon this year, hadn't won in the Canadian city until she beat Irina-Camelia Begu in the first round on Monday. "Even though I lost, this is one of the most memorable experiences of my life along with the match I played against him in Toronto ", Polansky said.

Author: 0 Saints drop preseason opener in Cleveland

DeShone Kizer started the second half and led five drives, including two that ended in touchdowns. The Saints are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 road games and 10-3 ATS in their last 13 overall while the Browns are 1-8 ATS in their last nine home games and 5-20-1 in their last 26 overall ATS.

Sports NewsAlert: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal

The win lifted Shapovalov into some rarefied company. After defeating the Argentinian 6-3, 7-6 (4), Shapovalov became the youngest player in the quarter finals of an ATP Masters since 2004 and Rafael Nadal . It didn't help matters that Raonic didn't have a single ace in the first set. "I don't even think about that now". "I didn't practice very much between Wimbledon and here", he added.

Sports Dozens of Athletes in hospital with norovirus
Author: 0 Dozens of Athletes in hospital with norovirus

Ireland's Thomas Barr also had to withdraw from the 400 meter hurdles semi-final. Makwala would normally be scratched from the final after pulling out of another event. "This involves limiting social integration and movements of affected individuals; for athletes staying in the rooms whilst having active symptoms - remaining within the designated camp, and visitors with symptoms staying away from public areas".

Sports Wentz tosses TD pass in Eagles' preseason opening loss to Packers
Author: 0 Wentz tosses TD pass in Eagles' preseason opening loss to Packers

Carson Wentz has been bolstered by additional talent in his second season, with free agents Alshon Jeffery, Torrey Smith, and LeGarrette Blount all joining the team. The Packers capitalized after cornerback LaDarius Gunter forced tight end Trey Burton to fumble at the Eagles 40. "We had a rough start there". Joe Thomas had an interception, while King was credited with a forced fumble.

Sports How will William Byron fare in NASCAR Cup — NASCAR America
Author: 0 How will William Byron fare in NASCAR Cup — NASCAR America

The organization could turn to 19-year-old Xfinity Series driver William Byron to fill the seat. "I take responsibility myself", Hendrick said. Byron won seven times to claim rookie of the year honors. Byron's auto will be sponsored by Axalta Coating Systems and Liberty University . Hendrick did not rule out the possibility of Byron getting additional seat time in a Cup auto later this year.

Author: 0 Nemanja Matic Sale a Casualty of "Crazy Transfer Market", Says Antonio Conte

Chelsea could move for Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose after the player admitted he would consider leaving the club to enhance his career. The two time Premier League victor, despite lacking much speed himself, understands how to handle rapidly paced encounters and will, without doubt, serve as an indispensable spine for United this season.

Sports Arsenal winger Walcott promises different season for the Gunners
Author: 0 Arsenal winger Walcott promises different season for the Gunners

I see him in the gym every day". "If you look at the number of players that are out on loan, they can call a few back". He eats the right food and he's professional. An FA Cup triumph last May salvaged their season and led to the Frenchman extending his stay by penning a new two-year contract. We are still learning it.

Sports Women's volleyball earns No. 6 preseason ranking
Author: 0 Women's volleyball earns No. 6 preseason ranking

After being unanimously selected to finish atop the ACC last week, the UNC volleyball team debuted at No. 11 in the AVCA preseason poll released on Wednesday. UNC is the only ACC school among the top 25. Baylor and Boise State, also on the 2017 schedule, are receiving votes with 37 and 21 points, respectively.

Sports Indianapolis Colts Release DE-Kendall Langford
Author: 0 Indianapolis Colts Release DE-Kendall Langford

Their offensive line was already ineffective even with Kelly in the lineup last season, allowing 44 sacks, good for fifth-worst in the NFL. He had 24 tackles while playing defensive back during his first two seasons at the school. Langford was placed on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list on July 29th. The team expects to activate Luck from PUP before the start of the regular season, but his status for the September 10 opener at the Los Angeles Rams remains uncertain.

Author: 0 ABS ties knot on same-sex marriage

He acknowledged the free vote for Australians would come at a considerable cost, however remains firm in his party's election commitment to not change the Marriage Act without giving Australians a say. "I think it is important that the debate does not divide our community", he said. Same-sex couples can have civil unions or register their relationships in most states across Australia, but the government does not consider them married under national law.

Sports Bronco from OJ Simpson Chase Up for Sale
Author: 0 Bronco from OJ Simpson Chase Up for Sale

Pawn Stars personality Rick Harrison , who co-owns World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, told the New York Post: "It's in incredible shape". According to USA Today , it will be featured on an August 14 episode of " Pawn Stars ", the Las Vegas based reality TV show.

Sports Federer tops Ferrer in 3 sets
Author: 0 Federer tops Ferrer in 3 sets

The 27-year-old Nishikori had two chances to serve out the match and led 6-2 in the decisive tiebreak, before Monfils won six points in a row to complete a superb fightback. 'But I was happy that I was very focused on my service games. I was aggressive. This is how I want to play for the whole week. Not disappointing his fans, Federer sealed his first win as a 36-year-old after holding his serve to 15, capturing the successful start to the tournament after just 54 minutes of play.

Sports Liverpool under no pressure to sell Coutinho to Barcelona - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Liverpool under no pressure to sell Coutinho to Barcelona - Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool have repeatedly stated Coutinho will not be sold and their position is strengthened by the five-year contract he signed only last season. His compatriot's move to Paris Saint-Germain has prompted the interest from Barca and they have already had one bid of £72m turned down by the Merseyside outfit.

Sports Willian reveals Manchester United talks over summer move
Author: 0 Willian reveals Manchester United talks over summer move

The big story of Thursday's papers is an "explosive" interview of a Premier League "top-six star" by The Sun , the identity of who was not known at the time of writing. Yet, with the money they have spent, United have no excuse not to be amongst the elite Premier League clubs and battling for both the league and the Champions League next season.

Sports Andy Murray Out of Cincinnati With Hip Injury
Author: 0 Andy Murray Out of Cincinnati With Hip Injury

I'm continuing to work hard on the court with the aim of being in NY". The British world No1 has not played since his quarter-final defeat there to Sam Querrey, but still hopes to fit for next month's US Open. Nadal, the 2013 champion, will be top seed at the event for the first time since 2010. Roger Federer , seven-time champion, will be the No. 2 seed. Nadal will be the number one seed next week in Cincinnati no matter how he fares in Canada this week.

Sports Knicks reportedly ask Carmelo Anthony to expand his wish list
Author: 0 Knicks reportedly ask Carmelo Anthony to expand his wish list

While there is interest on both sides, striking a deal has been a hard scenario for both NY and Houston - especially if it involves including forward Ryan Anderson and the three-year, $60 million contract he has on the books. The Pels have attempted to get involved in trade talks for Melo, but he reportedly told the Knicks that he won't waive his no-trade clause to go to the Big Easy.

Sports All-Big Ten LB Jack Cichy to miss season with torn ACL
Author: 0 All-Big Ten LB Jack Cichy to miss season with torn ACL

Cichy suffered the injury early in Tuesday's practice. Cichy was regarded by many as the best linebacker on what looks to be a strong set of 'backers in Madison, even with T.J. The Badgers were ready to rely on Cichy, following his injury-plagued 2016 season where he missed most of the season after tearing his left pectoral muscle.

Sports Tiger Woods Confirms He And Kristin Smith Are No Longer Dating
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Confirms He And Kristin Smith Are No Longer Dating

Woods tweeted to deny that he and Smith were dating, while also confirming they did have a relationship sometime past year. Upon completion of that program, the DUI charge will be dropped from Woods' record. Even though most of the golf world has turned its attention to the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, Tiger Woods has remained in the headlines this week.