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Author: 0 Petition calls for Ohio State to 'save' Urban Meyer amid investigation

Mary Jo White of the national firm Debevoise & Plimpton is leading the investigation , the university said. "Ohio State is committed to a thorough and complete investigation", Davidson said in a statement . OSU launched its probe after Courtney Smith , who divorced Zach Smith in 2016, reportedly provided evidence that she told Meyer's wife at the time of Smith's alleged abuse in 2015.

Sports Gonzalo Higuain explains his decision to join AC Milan and not Chelsea
Author: 0 Gonzalo Higuain explains his decision to join AC Milan and not Chelsea

Ultimately, the Argentine striker signed for Milan on a one-year loan with an option to buy at the end of it, having been deemed surplus to requirements at Juventus . "A team with the characteristics that can allow me to be at my best". In an uneven season for Milan that saw the club miss out on Champions League qualification, Suso excelled with seven assists and six goals in Serie A.

Sports Slick Liverpool smash five past Napoli
Author: 0 Slick Liverpool smash five past Napoli

Following the 5-0 win over Napoli in Dublin, the German joked that he didn't want to ruin deadline day for fans by not trying to sign anyone else. "Joel, we'll have to see", Klopp said, according to the Liverpool Echo . Fekir, meanwhile, is back in training with Lyon following his appearances for France at the World Cup this summer and the midfielder has indicated that he would still be prepared to leave the club before the transfer window closes .

Sports Chelsea boss only wants 'motivated players' as deadline nears
Author: 0 Chelsea boss only wants 'motivated players' as deadline nears

Eden Hazard is due to return to training with Chelsea today as speculation persists that the Belgian could be on his way to Real Madrid this summer. "Everybody loves them and I hope they can stay". "We can all see their ability and what a great manager they have, but we are Chelsea and we have to believe".

Sports Negotiations broken between Man United and Yerry Mina
Author: 0 Negotiations broken between Man United and Yerry Mina

Alderweireld is keen on the move, with a massive bump in pay expected to come his way upon the transfer's completion. Everton reportedly agree a fee of £28.5m with Barcelona for defender Yerry Mina , who is also allegedly attracting interest from Manchester United .

Sports Former Man Utd Attacker Wants Chelsea Move
Author: 0 Former Man Utd Attacker Wants Chelsea Move

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said that Wilfried Zaha has given "no indication" that he wants to leave the club. Zaha has found his mojo once again since returning to Crystal Palace from Manchester United in the summer of 2015.

Sports Thomas doesn’t break sweat in winning finale at Firestone
Author: 0 Thomas doesn’t break sweat in winning finale at Firestone

So it's pretty cool". Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy battled inconsistent wedge play, his frustration eased by a holed bunker shot at the 17th, which helped him join South Korean Kim Si-woo three back. What made Sunday even better for Thomas was having his grandparents on hand. But McIlroy had already dropped a shot at the short fifth and effectively took himself out of contention with a torrid run of three consecutive bogeys around the turn, while Poulter's chances were scuppered when ...

Sports Curran behind England win in 1st Test, says Nasser Hussain
Author: 0 Curran behind England win in 1st Test, says Nasser Hussain

He said: "There were a couple of times when we made comebacks and I felt that we showed character there - but a team like England will not let you do that every day of a Test match, and we realised that on the final day". Resuming on overnight 110 for five, India folded up for 162 in 54.2 overs despite Kohli's combative 51 off 93 balls and Hardik Pandya's 31. Curran took five wickets in the match, across the two innings.

Sports Martial not a Bayern Munich target, Rummenigge confirms
Author: 0 Martial not a Bayern Munich target, Rummenigge confirms

David de Gea was kept relatively busy in the first period, making diving saves from Martinez and Serge Gnabry . The France international's future has been a source of relentless speculation over the past few months following a hard second season under Jose Mourinho .

Sports My Client Wants To Leave Chelsea For Real Madrid
Author: 0 My Client Wants To Leave Chelsea For Real Madrid

It seems it's not just Sarri breathing new life into this Chelsea team. Maurizio Sarri has given Chelsea fans an insight into what we could be looking for in the transfer market between now and the end of the week. "We have very good midfielders, but maybe a midfielder with different characteristics [would be a good fit]". Asked about the transfer saga, he said: I'm not going to comment.

Author: 0 Manchester United to sign Toby Alderweireld in next 48 hours

The trio looked to be ready to leave Spurs since January, with Dembele and Alderweireld not getting any closer to signing new contracts with Mauricio Pochettino's side. The 23-year-old shone for Colombia at the 2018 World Cup, scoring twice with powerful headers as he first got them out of the group stage and then took their Round of 16 clash against England to extra time.

Sports Former Viking Randy Moss inducted into Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Former Viking Randy Moss inducted into Hall of Fame

But he added those experiences in the small town shaped him into the Hall of Famer he is today. Needless to say, Owens still holds a grudge against the sports media who determined his fate on the Hall of Fame ballot. "Tell me something can't be done is like pouring lighter fluid on an open flame", said Lewis, a two-time Defensive Player of the Year who won a second Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens for the 2012 season - coming back from a torn triceps - then retired.

Sports Community Shield 2018: Chelsea vs Man City predictions, stats and betting tips
Author: 0 Community Shield 2018: Chelsea vs Man City predictions, stats and betting tips

In addition, City has spent a club-record £60 million (US$78 million) on Riyad Mahrez from Leicester, a player who could be a natural long-term replacement for Sterling. The 59-year-old is eager to do well but he acknowledges the size of the task against the Premier League champions. "But at this moment of the season, the performance is the most important thing.

Sports Bridgestone: Tiger Woods cards opening 66
Author: 0 Bridgestone: Tiger Woods cards opening 66

Matt Fitzpatrick shot a 73 followed by three 71s on his debut at the par-70 Firestone CC a year ago so will hope to improve those numbers when he returns this week to contest his second WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. "I thoroughly enjoy this course because it's long, narrow and the greens are small, so it tests every facet of your game; particularly the short game".

Sports Lee Grant refutes claims Mourinho is downcast ahead of the season
Author: 0 Lee Grant refutes claims Mourinho is downcast ahead of the season

Mourinho is keen to strengthen his squad before the transfer deadline with Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire, of Leicester , reported defensive targets. "The negativity is just one of an array of factors that Manchester United fans are not happy with - and that despondency has crept into punters thoughts ahead of the 18/19 season".

Sports Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response
Author: 0 Urban Meyer Apologizes For 'Misleading' Domestic Violence Response

Meyer is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation regarding what he knew about domestic violence charges against former assistant coach Zach Smith . Meyers, who is on paid leave, said in his statement that he intends to fully cooperate with the university as it conducts its own investigation. Ohio State did not respond Friday to a request seeking comment on the comments by Meyer or Smith, who told the radio station his marriage was volatile and that he made mistakes.

Sports New Details Emerge In Tristan Thompson’s Draymond Green Fade Delivery
Author: 0 New Details Emerge In Tristan Thompson’s Draymond Green Fade Delivery

Without superstar LeBron James leading the team, Cleveland will be lucky to even make it to the playoffs, let alone to another National Basketball Association final minus the G.O.A.T., who is now a LA Laker. " Draymond Green was not the aggressor, he was trying to make peace". Regardless of the fallout, though, Green will continue to get the last laugh.

Sports Barcelona agree deal for Arturo Vidal with Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Barcelona agree deal for Arturo Vidal with Bayern Munich

Vidal had reportedly already agreed to return to Serie A with Inter but Goal reported this week that his agent, Fernando Felicevich, offered him to Barca as well. Daily SPORT journalist Albert Rogé has gone to extraordinary lengths to track the movements of Barcelona target Arturo Vidal . Vidal, who joined Bayern in 2015 from the Turin club, scored 22 goals in 124 appearances in Munich and won the German title three times, the German Cup and two domestic Supercups.

Sports International News Chelsea boss unhappy with Willian 4 hours ago
Author: 0 International News Chelsea boss unhappy with Willian 4 hours ago

The Italian was less sure about the future of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois who is also on the radar of Real Madrid . So I don't know the situation in this moment. Although Champions League football will not be played at Stamford Bridge this season, it appears Willian is satisfied at Chelsea and will play an important role under his new manager.

Author: 0 Trump hits back at LeBron James over racial division comments

LeBron has officially discussed his decision to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency. The school identifies students who are now enrolled in the Akron Public Schools system and finds students who have fallen behind in reading. . James described Trump as a "bum" following the furor. In January, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued a report that asserted "the education available to millions of American public school students is profoundly unequal".

Sports Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola
Author: 0 Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola

The Spanish global acknowledges it is a different brand of football compared to what they have utilised under Antonio Conte but insists it has been fun to learn Sarri-ball. "We want him to stay but he does not have a work permit yet so we will try to convince the federation to allow him to stay", the City manager said.

Sports Harry Maguire should be top target, says Wes Brown
Author: 0 Harry Maguire should be top target, says Wes Brown

Chelsea have no intention of letting him go, though. Kante has been offered a new five-year deal worth a club record £290k-a-week (R4.9m) in order to put an end to Paris Saint Germain's hopes of signing him. United have been on the hunt for another central defender this summer. However, eagle-eyed viewers spotted something slightly amiss with Maguire's modelling debut, in that the 25-year-old appeared to don a pair of shin pads for the photo shoot.

Sports Manchester United Transfer Talk: Anthony Martial, Jerome Boateng, Joel Pereira
Author: 0 Manchester United Transfer Talk: Anthony Martial, Jerome Boateng, Joel Pereira

Manchester United are targeting Jerome Boateng to sure up their defence with Anthony Martial offered as part of a swap deal. Jose Mourinho had been manager for three months and United, who had been beaten at home days earlier by Manchester City and would lose at Watford the following weekend, were mired in a run of three straight defeats.

Sports Andy Murray beats Mackenzie McDonald in Washington Open
Author: 0 Andy Murray beats Mackenzie McDonald in Washington Open

Murray, 31, converted his seventh match point after more than two-and-a-half hours on court against the American. "I'll certainly have to play better tennis ", Murray said. His lone win on grasscourts came over Swiss Stan Wawrinka, another three-time Grand Slam victor fighting back from a left knee injury. He took six of seven games in one stretch and was actually one point from serving for the victory, holding a break point while already ahead by a set and 4-3 in the second.

Sports James fulfills promise with opening of school in Akron
Author: 0 James fulfills promise with opening of school in Akron

Martin Luther King, and all the adversity they went through", James said . "So after talking to my family more than anybody, I felt like this was the next step in my journey". For all he's accomplished on the court, LeBron James further cemented his legacy as a human being and pioneer off of it with the opening of the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio .

Sports Pacers keep Kohli, Pandya on back foot
Author: 0 Pacers keep Kohli, Pandya on back foot

Root, though, was quick to play down any hint of antagonism in the gestures, telling the BBC's Test Match Special before day two: "It actually adds to the theatre of the game". Cook's departure brought in skipper Joe Root, who together with Jennings started the fix work and forged a 57-run second wicket stand and ensured there were no more hiccups in the opening session.

Sports Bob Evans Suspends Partnership Deal With Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer
Author: 0 Bob Evans Suspends Partnership Deal With Ohio State Coach Urban Meyer

A contract extension given to Ohio State coach Urban Meyer in March could provide grounds for the university to fire him over the handling of a longtime assistant accused of domestic violence. While speaking with reporters at training camp, Apple described Meyer's administrative leave and the investigation as "unfortunate". Shelley Meyer is a registered nurse and instructor of Clinical Practice at the Ohio State University College of Nursing.

Sports D-backs look to bolster bullpen with pair of deadline deals
Author: 0 D-backs look to bolster bullpen with pair of deadline deals

It didn't take long for Diekman to show up at his new locker. Arizona made two nice additions to its setup corps on Tuesday, snatching Brad Ziegler from the Marlins and Diekman from Texas. Ziegler recently was named to the Diamondbacks' 20th anniversary team. The surging Pirates are 3 1/2 games behind Arizona for the final NL wild-card spot, with Atlanta and Colorado also ahead of them in the standings.

Sports Richard McEvoy wins maiden victory at European Porsche Open
Author: 0 Richard McEvoy wins maiden victory at European Porsche Open

The man who eventually scuppered John's dream of victory on home soil was 39-year-old journeyman McEvoy. Since turning pro 17 years ago, McEvoy has plied his trade between the Challenge Tour and European Tour. 'I've waited a long time for this. McEvoy secured his first European title on his 285th attempt following a victory on the Challenger Tour in France the previous week.

Sports Brawn: F1 will do all it can to help Force India
Author: 0 Brawn: F1 will do all it can to help Force India

He told reporters at the Hungarian Grand Prix that he had endured a month of emotional and mental hell and his racing had suffered because of the team's precarious financial situation. Earnings from TV revenue and prize money constitute a big chunk of earnings for teams like Force India . Mercedes team chief Toto Woff said that there are almost five interested parties who wish to and can take over the team.

Sports Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri slammed as ‘one-dimensional’ by Napoli chief
Author: 0 Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri slammed as ‘one-dimensional’ by Napoli chief

Willian has already been linked with moves to Manchester United and Real Madrid and his delayed return to Stamford Bridge has further fuelled the speculation regarding his potential exit. "I don't know him", he told beIN Sports. But there was one massive bonus to come out of the match for Chelsea in the form of Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Sports Liverpool's Alisson Becker to make debut against Napoli
Author: 0 Liverpool's Alisson Becker to make debut against Napoli

They are now out in France for five days, at a training camp set-up in Evian-les-Bains on the shores of Lake Geneva.as they prepare for their final two fixtures of pre-season before the domestic action gets under way. "Daniel Sturridge is to come back in - if he stays fit he could be in that team as well". Liverpool face West Ham United in their first league fixture on 12 August.

Sports Verstappen 'not in the holiday mood' after Hungary retirement
Author: 0 Verstappen 'not in the holiday mood' after Hungary retirement

It was supposed to be the race Red Bull were set to dominate, but things went from bad to worse for Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. With almost a month to wait until he gets to drive his vehicle in anger once more, Verstappen says he's not now relishing F1's annual summer break.

Sports Lewandowski sets ultimatum as striker eyes to leave Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Lewandowski sets ultimatum as striker eyes to leave Bayern Munich

Lewandowski is now earning £300,000 a week in Bavaria, however he would expect the "Red Devils" to pay him a mouth-watering £505,000 per week. Previously 29-year-old Lewandowski was only interested in quitting Munich for Real Madrid , but he has accepted a move to the Santiago Bernabeu is increasingly unlikely.

Sports Fury v Wilder 'nearly done' for December
Author: 0 Fury v Wilder 'nearly done' for December

Fury is now preparing to take on Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park on August 18 . 'Very close to being done. "It's out there now and I can reveal that negotiations are very strong for December and we're nearly done with this deal". I can't have him calling us over here p--- and everybody in America saying, 'Them British guys don't really fight, blah, blah, blah.' I'll go over to America and I'll fight him and I'll knock him spark out.