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Author: 0 No coordination between Lebanese and Syrian armies against Daesh - Lebanese military source

Further details about the training have not been released due to operational security reasons, though US Air Force special operations aircraft have been seen landing at the Lebanese Special Operations Forces' academia in Hamat. The Al Qaeda-linked Fatah al-Sham Front agreed to vacate the frontier region in July, following a two-weeks-long military operation spearheaded by Hezbollah on the Lebanese side and the Syrian army on the other.

Sport Anquan Boldin signing with the Bills
Author: 0 Anquan Boldin signing with the Bills

The 36-year-old will have an opportunity to compete for a job alongside starter Sammy Watkins . Boldin signed a one-year deal worth $2.75 million with incentives that could add $1.25 million, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter . Boldin struggled to get separation from defenders last season, but he continued to be reliable, catching 67 passes for 584 yards and a team-high 8 touchdowns for the Lions.

Sport Vince Wilfork Announces NFL Retirement As Only He Can In Hilarious Video
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork Announces NFL Retirement As Only He Can In Hilarious Video

The colossal nose tackle also helped the Patriots win two Super Bowls during that time. A prankster and jokester wherever he played, here is another one of Wilfork's finest moments. That will not be the last time that Patriots fans see Wilfork, however, as his video concluded with the announcement that he will be holding a farewell tailgate party at Gillette Stadium on September 7 before the team raises their Super Bowl LI banner against the Chiefs in the NFL's first game of the season.

Sport Cleveland Browns: Brock Osweiler will start at quarterback August 10
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Brock Osweiler will start at quarterback August 10

Jackson went on to note that the team's intent is to get Osweiler some more reps. The Browns have 11 days from Thursday until their second preseason game August 21, then a quick turnaround before the third. That could still be Kizer, the rookie from Notre Dame, but for now Kizer is still third on the depth chart. Kizer was probably the most consistently impressive quarterback through the early part of camp, though that's a low bar.

Sport Says Bartomeu: No Player Is Bigger Than Barca
Author: 0 Says Bartomeu: No Player Is Bigger Than Barca

With a fully loaded treasure chest after the sale of Neymar , Barcelona is looking to replace the Brazilian and find a new player to complete the attacking trio led by Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. "The 222 million euros we will spend sensibly, strictly and wisely". "We'll administer the money with sense, rigour and calmness". "I did what I believed, but I know what we talked about and we can clearly look eachother in the eye, from what was said and what was not said, I know what we did".

Sport Tuilagi and Solomona sent home from England camp for disciplinary reasons
Author: 0 Tuilagi and Solomona sent home from England camp for disciplinary reasons

The news will cast further doubt over Tuilagi's worldwide future, given the Leicester Tigers star has been beset by injuries over the last two seasons and has not played for England since the 2016 Six Nations. He impressed on the Argentinian tour but England have a lot more depth on the wings than they do in the centre so Solomona really needs to be making a case for himself at all times to secure one of those coveted spots.

Sport Errani slapped with two-month doping ban
Author: 0 Errani slapped with two-month doping ban

Tennis World USA reported that the nine-time WTA Tour victor tested positive for banned substance arimidex , which is used to treat post-menopausal breast cancer. 3. Letrozole can help increase body mass and has been banned for all athletes since 2005 following concerns from the World Anti-Doping Agency it was being abused by bodybuilders.

Sport United's Fosu-Mensah set for Crystal Palace loan move
Author: 0 United's Fosu-Mensah set for Crystal Palace loan move

He can play wide but De Boer may also use Fosu-Mensah centrally if Palace operate with three at the back. He is set to link up with fellow Dutchman Frank de Boer at Crystal Palace after the 47-year-old took over from Sam Allardyce this summer.

Sport Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao
Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho Left Out Of Liverpool Squad To Face Athletic Bilbao

Coutinho will link up with former Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez if he is to swap Anfield for the Nou Camp while he will look to fill the gap left by compatriot Neymar . And when some members of the Barcelona team have long-standing friendships with that player, the links are going to be even hotter. It has been clear since day one that Jürgen Klopp has been shaping his side around Coutinho but it has also been obvious that the Brazilian wouldn't retire as a Liverpool player despite ...

Sport Mahrez keen to speak with Roma
Author: 0 Mahrez keen to speak with Roma

The Leicester winger has already revealed he wants to quit the King Power this summer, and there has been talk of a move to Arsenal . Roma have decided not to match Leicester City's valuation of Riyad Mahrez and believe their last offer was good enough.

Sport Jay Cutler blows up Fox gig for Dolphins stunner
Author: 0 Jay Cutler blows up Fox gig for Dolphins stunner

Cutler, who arrived in South Florida on Monday morning, is expected to take a physical at the Dolphins training facility and if all goes well, sign on the dotted line shortly thereafter. Head coach Adam Gase has a history with Cutler, as did two other names mentioned. Chicago released Cutler in March, and he chose to join the Fox No.

Sport Tori Bowie clinches women's 100m gold
Author: 0 Tori Bowie clinches women's 100m gold

In the marathons, Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui of Kenya won the men's race by more than a minute, finishing in 2 hours 8 minutes 27 seconds to make up for his country's podium no-show during the past two championships. There was drama to the end, however, as Kovacs was left fuming that his final throw that appeared to be more than 22m was ruled, rightly, a foul. "I don't know where the finish (the dive) comes from".

Sport Barcelona refuse to pay £23m Neymar fee
Author: 0 Barcelona refuse to pay £23m Neymar fee

Speaking at the World Congress of Penyes, Bartomeu said , "He wanted to leave". The club suspected that Neymar had been looking to make a move, and for that reason, it chose to raise his buy-out clause, Bartomeu said . "Leo Messi became my friend in and out of the pitch". "This year there will not be a trident but we can now talk about a team". The north London club lost Kyle Walker to Manchester City early in the window, and while Pochettino considered him an expendable asset, ...

Sport Man United Now Reportedly Targeting Barcelona Midfielder Sergi Roberto
Author: 0 Man United Now Reportedly Targeting Barcelona Midfielder Sergi Roberto

Manchester United have reportedly launched a €40million (£36m) bid to try and land Barcelona star Sergi Roberto . For his part, the 25-year-old is happy to remain at Camp Nou, though the arrival of Nelson Semedo - who will be new manager Ernesto Valverde's first-choice right-back this season - will severely limit his playing time.

Sport Former Cubs manager Don Baylor dies at 68 from multiple myeloma
Author: 0 Former Cubs manager Don Baylor dies at 68 from multiple myeloma

He was 68, and had a long battle with multiple myeloma. A three-time Silver Slugger, he batted.260 for his career, hitting 338 home runs and driving in 1,276 runs. He lost the Fall Classic with the Red Sox in 1986 and the A's in 1988. He later went on to manage the Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs . Baylor managed the Cubs from 2000 to 2002.

Sport Mkhitaryan wants better season for Man Utd
Author: 0 Mkhitaryan wants better season for Man Utd

Madrid have included Ronaldo , who only returned to first-team training on Saturday after a dramatic off-season that saw reports emerge that he wanted to leave the club, in their 24-man squad for the game against former head coach Jose Mourinho.

Sport Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move
Author: 0 Barcelona president slams Psg and Neymar over € 222m move

Neymar's father has accused Barcelona's board of engaging in "blackmail" over his €26million loyalty bonus and says their decision to contest the payment ended his support for the forward staying at the club. "We always acted with responsibility and we respect his decision even if we don't agree with it". "People admire us as a club". "With the money, we can now make signings, although we will administer the €222m with common sense".

Sport 2-time Tour victor Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta
Author: 0 2-time Tour victor Alberto Contador to retire after Vuelta

First - I'll use "Vuelta", which starts on 19 August and the second this will be my last race as a professional cyclist. He was unable to defend his yellow jersey at the Tour as the Kazakh team were banned from competing by organisers due to previous doping offences, but Contador made the most of his exclusion by winning both the Giro and the Vuelta in 2008 before landing a second Tour de France in 2009.

Sport Diego Costa rejects AC Milan move
Author: 0 Diego Costa rejects AC Milan move

Chelsea are facing more games this season because they are back in the Champions League, and Conte believes they need at least three more signings. "He will formally request the transfer". "At the moment, he does not want to play for a club other than Atletico Madrid ". Right, Atletico, the team that didn't bother waiting for him last summer and signed Kevin Gameiro instead, or the team that isn't exactly breaking down Chelsea's doors right now to submit a non-laughable bid.

Sport Darren Daulton, Former All-Star Phillies Catcher, Dies at 55
Author: 0 Darren Daulton, Former All-Star Phillies Catcher, Dies at 55

In its piece looking back on Darren Daulton's untimely death, ESPN recalled that "Dutch", as he was often known to teammates and friends, was the leader of the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies , a team that had beaten the odds to win the National League pennant, only for them to lose in six games to the Toronto Blue Jays in that year's World Series.

Sport Kerala HC lifts life ban on Sreesanth
Author: 0 Kerala HC lifts life ban on Sreesanth

Later in March, this year, he had filed a petition to challenge BCCI's decision to remove off the ban even after Delhi court has cleared his case. Later, he approached the Kerala High Court saying that though the court had given him a clean chit, the cricket body continued to harass him.

Sport Ronald Koeman: Everton close to deal for Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman: Everton close to deal for Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson

The Merseysiders, who have made a number of summer signings, have been linked with a move for the Iceland global throughout the transfer window. Clement has stated that there have been no breakthrough in negotiations between the Premier League clubs and that the situation remains the same.

Sport Man United's Borthwick-Jackson turns down Ajax to join Leeds
Author: 0 Man United's Borthwick-Jackson turns down Ajax to join Leeds

However, Jose Mourinho chose to loan him out to Wolverhampton Wanderers last summer, and he endured a dismal loan spell at Molineux, as he made just seven appearances in all competitions under Walter Zenga and Paul Lambert. Reports suggested that Dutch giants Ajax were keen to secure a deal for the defender, only for Borthwick-Jackson to choose to remain in England instead.

Sport Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup
Author: 0 Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup

Mourinho's legacy has been upstaged by the Spanish club's three Champions League triumphs in the four years since his departure, although in a recent interview the Portuguese claimed he had "to beg" Real's board to let him leave for Chelsea .

Sport Wreckage of US Marines Corp MV-22 Osprey found off Queensland
Author: 0 Wreckage of US Marines Corp MV-22 Osprey found off Queensland

The US Marine Corps called off the search and rescue operation early on Sunday morning , and moved to a recovery and salvage phase expected to take several months. The Talisman Sabre exercise, a biennial event between the two nations, involved more than 30,000 troops and 200 aircraft. The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps launched a recovery effort, the Marine base Camp Butler in Japan said in a statement.

Sport World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational
Author: 0 World No3 Hideki Matsuyama wins WGC Bridgestone Invitational

Matsuyama knew from experience that the course record was a 61 because he was in the same group when Tiger Woods shot 61 in the second round in 2013. He wound up with a 66 to finish third, though it was a big step in trying to make his first Presidents Cup team. "I'm exhausted of finishing second".