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Sport Barca Give Up On Coutinho, 3 New Targets Revealed
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So, we doubt Liverpool fans will agree with Barton's take. Representatives of the playmaker are understood to have blamed Barcelona for the email sent by Coutinho to sporting director Michael Edwards on August 11. It has been claimed that Barcelona will return to the negotiating a table with an improved offer by the end of the week and look to convince Liverpool to sell him by the time the transfer window slams shut next week.

Sport Jon Jones Stripped of Title!
Author: 0 Jon Jones Stripped of Title!

Lesnar could obviously return to face another opponent, but it's hard to imagine it being as lucrative as a fight with Jones would have been. Jon Jones has tested positive for steroids in his UFC 214 victory over Daniel Cormier, and he has been stripped of his title.

Sport Burnley break club record luring Chris Wood from Leeds
Author: 0 Burnley break club record luring Chris Wood from Leeds

Boro are aware that Leeds have funds to burn after selling Wood and Liam Bridcutt and are keen to get the possible deal if they eventually sell Gestede to the Whites . Although he enjoyed the club atmosphere and opportunities he was given with Leeds , Wood is eager to get have another bite at top flight football.

Sport Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid child custody dispute
Author: 0 Azarenka withdraws from US Open amid child custody dispute

It came after a Los Angeles judge presiding in her custody case with the boy's father, Billy McKeague , said the child could not leave California until the matter had been resolved. After that, she took some time to make herself fit and ready for her return to the tennis tour. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of the US Open due to an "ongoing family situation" that would have meant leaving her young son in California.

Sport Spanish swimmer forfeits race to honor Barcelona victims
Author: 0 Spanish swimmer forfeits race to honor Barcelona victims

Alvarez, 71, told media he asked the organisers of the event whether a minute's silence could be held on Friday to honour the victims of the Barcelona terrorist attack that killed 14 and injured 130 but his request was declined. "So I started a minute later". "I do not care, I felt better than if I won all the gold in the world", he said. "I really think it would have been a good thing to do", Alvarez was quoted as saying in the local media.

Sport 14-year-old boy dies during football practice at Bronx school
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A 14-year-old freshman boy collapsed during football practice Tuesday morning and later died at a NY hospital, police and school officials said. A certified athletic trainer tried to revive him, and emergency personnel rushed him to a nearby hospital.

Sport Celtics Engaged in 'Active Trade Discussions' Involving Isaiah Thomas, Kyrie Irving
Author: 0 Celtics Engaged in 'Active Trade Discussions' Involving Isaiah Thomas, Kyrie Irving

Rookies are eligible to be included in trades 30 days after signing their contracts, which means their first-year players may be on the move if other players need to be included in the deal. In a ideal world, Irving could stick around in Cleveland through the 2017-18 season. Thomas will make $6.3 million. The Cavs thought they had Paul George, too.

Sport Jamie Vardy set for stunning transfer to Premier League giants
Author: 0 Jamie Vardy set for stunning transfer to Premier League giants

And the England worldwide has begun the new season in a similar manner to how he finished last term, scoring twice on the opening day, during Leicester's 4-3 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. His struggles in the 2016-17 campaign have frequently seen him with a King Power Stadium exit, with newspaper reports suggesting the 24-year-old could join former boss, Leonid Slutsky at Hull City.

Sport Texans coach says Watson is backup QB
Author: 0 Texans coach says Watson is backup QB

Tom's playing well this camp. In fact, Texans head coach Bill O'Brien made this clear in the past. Most Texans observers and insiders have been reinforcing the concept of Savage as the starter for several weeks, but many in the national media and college football coverage have ignored this as they openly advocate for Watson.

Sport NBA Rookies: Celtics' Jayson Tatum To Enjoy Best Career Of 2017 Class
Author: 0 NBA Rookies: Celtics' Jayson Tatum To Enjoy Best Career Of 2017 Class

Smith may have slipped to the bottom half of the lottery but he impressed many observers at the National Basketball Association summer league in Las Vegas. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz received only 5.3 percent of the vote, the same percentage as 20th overall pick Harry Giles. He finished second in the "Which rookie was the biggest steal?" category at 13.5 percent, finishing just behind Utah's Donovan Mitchell (13th overall, 18.9 percent).

Sport Dolphins vs. Eagles Point Spread: NFL Preseason Week 3 Picks
Author: 0 Dolphins vs. Eagles Point Spread: NFL Preseason Week 3 Picks

Still, both probably should have seen getting moved as a possibility, especially after the man who brought them to town, Chip Kelly, was ousted before the end of the regular season, and in a plot twist worthy of a movie, his biggest nemesis, Howie Roseman, was given back his power.

Sport Sadio Mane punishes profligate Christian Benteke as Liverpool beat Palace
Author: 0 Sadio Mane punishes profligate Christian Benteke as Liverpool beat Palace

For long periods the game was crying out for the sort of defence-splitting piece of magic usually provided by Philippe Coutinho against teams who come to frustrate. This clean sheet will be welcomed by manager Juergen Klopp, as will the fact that no injuries were picked up ahead of the second leg against Hoffenheim , with Liverpool holding a 2-1 lead.

Sport Barcelona plan to sue Neymar
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Barcelona will sue Neymar for breach of contract over his transfer to Paris Saint-Germain this summer. A statement on the Catalan club's official website read: " FC Barcelona have sent a claim to be made against Neymar for breach of contract to the RFEF (Spanish Football Federation) for it to be passed on to the French Football Federation [FFF] and FIFA".

Sport Fancy Bears hackers publish list of 150 footballers caught doping in 2015
Author: 0 Fancy Bears hackers publish list of 150 footballers caught doping in 2015

The group released information on athletes who have requested Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) which allows the use of banned substances if there is a medical need . Algeria, Chile, Ivory Coast, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Slovakia, Slovenia and the United States are other countries to have players listed. Today Fancy Bears' hack team is publishing the material leaked from various sources related to football.

Sport Raikkonen extends contract with Ferrari
Author: 0 Raikkonen extends contract with Ferrari

Ferrari's announcement means attention will now turn to Vettel's future, with the four-time world champion currently out of contract at the end of the season and yet to agree a new deal. Mercedes already have Lewis Hamilton signed up for 2018, with motorsport boss Toto Wolff hinting at keeping Valtteri Bottas following his impressive debut year with the reigning world champions, while Red Bull have both Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen tied down, with the only previous prospect of ...

Sport Neymar weeps when a minute's silence was held for Barcelona attack victims
Author: 0 Neymar weeps when a minute's silence was held for Barcelona attack victims

Catalan football giants FC Barcelona on Tuesday took legal action against their former star Neymar , demanding 8.5 million euros ($10 million) over what they called breach of contract. Marco Verratti was sent off for PSG midway through the second half and Toulouse at one point came back to 3-2, but they were ultimately blown away by the world's most expensive player.

Sport Andrew Miller Abruptly Leaves Game After Having Velocity Issues
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It's a routine day off for Zimmer, and he'll be replaced in the outfield by Brandon Guyer . Andrew Benintendi homered off Clevinger in the first inning for a 2-0 lead, but Rodriguez gave up a three-run shot to Roberto Perez in the bottom of the second for a 3-2 deficit.

Sport Denver Broncos GM John Elway wants to see progress from Paxton Lynch
Author: 0 Denver Broncos GM John Elway wants to see progress from Paxton Lynch

Kendrick Bourne led the receivers with 88 yards and a touchdown on four receptions. In perhaps the most staggering stat at that point of the game, the 49ers had only two more first downs (6) as they did turnovers (4). Is Trevor Siemian the starter? Brooks was perfectly healthy and entered the game with the second-string defense. Because of the starting offense's struggles, Beathard didn't get in until there were 44 seconds left in the first half.

Sport PSG propose initial Mbappe loan to Monaco to avoid FFP sanctions
Author: 0 PSG propose initial Mbappe loan to Monaco to avoid FFP sanctions

Paris Saint-Germain are planning to sign Monaco wonderkid Kylian Mbappe on a season-long loan with the view to signing him permanently next summer. PSG are mindful of breaking UEFA's financial fair play rules after already spending £200m on luring Neymar away from Barcelona , and would have to stump up around £183m to land Mbappe permanently.

Sport Geoffrey Boycott 'needs to black up to get knighthood'
Author: 0 Geoffrey Boycott 'needs to black up to get knighthood'

There have been 11 West Indian cricketers knighted including Sir Curtly Ambrose , Sir Garfield Sobers, Sir Viv Richards and Reverend Sir Wes Hall. "I have loved West Indian cricket my whole life and have the utmost respect for its players", he wrote in three part tweets.

Sport On My Way - Wesley Hoedt Travelling To Southampton
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Spurs have already agreed a £42 million fee (a club-transfer record), reported by The Guardian , for Ajax's highly rated centre-back Davinson Sanchez, and therefore they would hardly move for another expensive defender this summer. The Dutch global van Dijk handed in a transfer request earlier in the summer and is refusing to play for the club as he tries to force through a move.

Sport Todd Bowles says he will announce Jets' starting QB next Monday
Author: 0 Todd Bowles says he will announce Jets' starting QB next Monday

The rookie has already been turning heads with his preseason performances and is shaping up to be an excellent starting WR for the Lions . However, 31 teams will obviously be disappointed. Cornelius Washington got the start in place of the injured Hyder, ... "Would I like to be out there?" The poor outing came after Hackenberg was 18 of 25 for 127 yards in last week's win over the Titans.

Sport Mourinho insists Anthony Martial has improved professionally
Author: 0 Mourinho insists Anthony Martial has improved professionally

After two remarkable 4-0 victories against West Ham United and Swansea City respectively, Manchester United now sit comfortably at their once familiar position atop the Premier League table. We're using him well and he has the right attitude . Confidence was the word that kept cropping up, and it is certainly noticeable that even in two brief cameos, there's an improved objective to Martial's play.

Sport Mourinho insists Anthony Martial has improved professionally
Author: 0 Mourinho insists Anthony Martial has improved professionally

After two remarkable 4-0 victories against West Ham United and Swansea City respectively, Manchester United now sit comfortably at their once familiar position atop the Premier League table. We're using him well and he has the right attitude . Confidence was the word that kept cropping up, and it is certainly noticeable that even in two brief cameos, there's an improved objective to Martial's play.

Sport Pakistan all set to host World XI in September
Author: 0 Pakistan all set to host World XI in September

The tournament was initially planned to be played in two parts. Then a short tour by Sri Lanka is expected for three T-20 matches in October and then a month later West Indies team would pay a visit to Pakistan to play a twenty20 series.

Sport Muguruza destroys Halep, Dimitrov downs Kyrgios
Author: 0 Muguruza destroys Halep, Dimitrov downs Kyrgios

It marked the third loss of the year for Halep when she was playing for the top ranking, also falling in the French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko and the Wimbledon quarterfinal against Johanna Konta, each time after taking the first set.

Sport Arsene Wenger hopes to have Alexis Sanchez back for Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger hopes to have Alexis Sanchez back for Liverpool clash

He has been stubborn and adamant that he will not be selling Alexis Sanchez this summer, but a £50million deal would recoup the fees the Gunners paid for Alexandre Lacazette and Wenger would be foolish to turn it down. Manchester City's odds of successfully landing one of the Premier League's most exciting players have shortened to 2/1 . "If they come back with £70-£75m for a player in the past year of his contract The Gunners would be mad not to take it".

Sport Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte text was a moment of madness'
Author: 0 Diego Costa: 'Antonio Conte text was a moment of madness'

However all of that could be set to change, with reports suggesting that Atletico are ready to lodge a bid worth up to £50m for the Spanish International. "I want to make an explosion", he told Sky Sports. "There is a reason, because I didn't find a new house [in London yet] and I didn't bring with me the suit [from Italy]", he said.