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Sport Alexis Sanchez to return for Arsenal against Liverpool
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez to return for Arsenal against Liverpool

After a thrilling comeback against Leicester in their league opener, the Gunners succumbed to a defeat against a Stoke side that had only won 1 of their previous 11 Premier League matches. Dutch center back Virgil van Dijk, a reported target of Liverpool among others, has been training alone at Southampton after handing in a transfer request.

Sport Seahawks vs. Chiefs Point Spread: NFL Preseason Week 3
Author: 0 Seahawks vs. Chiefs Point Spread: NFL Preseason Week 3

That leaves lots of room for Seattle to look at the three newcomers in the backfield, which will be especially important for Mike Davis. He was outshined by Chris Carson and Alex Collins. That's what Smith has been doing - and doing well this preseason. That narrative held true in the first week of the preseason previous year, when Seattle beat Kansas City on a 37-yard touchdown pass as time expired at Arrowhead Stadium .

Sport Patriots WR Julian Edelman carted off field with apparent leg injury
Author: 0 Patriots WR Julian Edelman carted off field with apparent leg injury

He jumped over the bench to make sure one of his favorite targets wasn't injured too badly. He was seen reaching to the back of his right knee while on the ground. Edelman recorded 98 receptions for a career-high 1,106 yards with 3 touchdowns during the 2016 regular season, as well as an additional 21 receptions for 342 yards and 1 touchdown during the Patriots' Super Bowl run.

Sport Liverpool Striker Divock Origi Wants More Football
Author: 0 Liverpool Striker Divock Origi Wants More Football

RB Leipzig refused to part with Naby Keita while Liverpool were forced to cool their interest in Southampton's Virgil van Dijk amid "tapping up" accusations. "I prepare for Arsenal, we are in talks, will something happen?" Discussing how he will feel next week, he added: "We'll see what happens, yes I'm happy at the moment, will I be happy on the 31st still?" "I thought Liverpool were very good going forward against Hoffenheim midweek and if they play with the same intensity and pace ...

Sport Neymar Fires Blanks As PSG Cruise Past St Etienne
Author: 0 Neymar Fires Blanks As PSG Cruise Past St Etienne

SUBS NOT USED: Trapp, Silva, Alves, Nkunku. PSG does not lose to Saint-Etienne from November 3, 2012 for 15 consecutive bouts, winning 10 matches and 5 draws. Then, purely for showboating purposes, he delivers a no-look cross deep into the St-Etienne box. It was nearly 3-0 after 66 minutes when Angel di Maria sent a long-range curling free-kick goalwards, with the ball bouncing onto the foot of the left-hand post with Ruffier struggling to get across.

Sport England 61-3 against West Indies
Author: 0 England 61-3 against West Indies

It was not simply that the West Indies lost by a humiliating innings and 209 runs or that the maroon flag bearers lost 19 wickets in under a day, but also that there was a seeming lack of belief and commitment among the players, which was particularly disheartening.

Sport Cavaliers reportedly trying to deal Iman Shumpert
Author: 0 Cavaliers reportedly trying to deal Iman Shumpert

It's hard to know what kind of return Shumpert would bring in because he is just a role player, but it's likely Cleveland would be looking for cap relief on a team that is already well into the luxury tax. The Cleveland Cavaliers may not be done making moves this offseason after trading Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics earlier this week. Shumpert averaged 7.5 points and 2.9 rebounds in 25.5 minutes per game last season.

Sport Local fighter:
Author: 0 Local fighter: "I think I can beat McGregor in boxing"

This is a more spectacular side show than the Billy Jean King/Bobby Riggs Battle of the Sexes more than 40 years ago. Despite that, "The Notorious" still managed to come on strong in the final two rounds, looking relatively fresh based on the short video clips that leaked, and indeed landing his best shots of the contest.

Sport Cavs swop Irving for Celtics' Thomas in blockbuster trade
Author: 0 Cavs swop Irving for Celtics' Thomas in blockbuster trade

With one year remaining on his contract, Thomas turns 29 on February 7 and will be seeking a max deal in free agency. For EA Sports' Madden 09 , quarterback Brett Favre was traded from the Green Bay Packers to the New York Jets, and the publisher solved the problem by releasing a printable cover that featured Favre in his proper uniform.

Sport Tottenham boss Pochettino targets three more signings
Author: 0 Tottenham boss Pochettino targets three more signings

Pochettino will be hoping to have Sanchez involved against Burnley this weekend but admits it all depends on how quickly a work permit can be issued for the Colombia worldwide. Sanchez is expected to provide competition for Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen in the heart of the Tottenham back-line, but Pochettino suggested that the new signing could also play alongside the duo when he opts to use a 3-4-3 formation.

Sport Sharapova draws No. 2 Halep in US Open first round
Author: 0 Sharapova draws No. 2 Halep in US Open first round

Meanwhile, then, better to focus on some intriguing early matches at the Open, which begins its two-week run on Monday. The question is: Which five stars on the WTA Tour will be facing the most pressure to win the 2017 US Open? Injuries have hit the tournament hard, with 2016 champion Stan Wawrinka and '16 runner-up Novak Djokovic absent, as well as top Canadian Milos Raonic, and No.

Sport Chelsea chief Antonio Conte surprised by Eden Hazard call-up to Belgian team
Author: 0 Chelsea chief Antonio Conte surprised by Eden Hazard call-up to Belgian team

Chelsea chief Antonio Conte admitted he was "surprised" that the forward was named in Roberto Martinez's Belgium squad. "I found out the news 20 minutes ago and I'm a bit surprised by this decision", he said. The Blues started the new season with a 3-2 defeat to Burnley, sparking speculation they will look to enhance the squad before they recovered to beat Tottenham last week.

Sport Majority say Donald Trump is dividing America, as approval rating falls
Author: 0 Majority say Donald Trump is dividing America, as approval rating falls

A woman was killed after a follower of the so-called alt-right groups drove his auto into a crowd. "It is time to heal the wounds that divide us and to seek a new unity based on the common values that unite us", Trump said. American voters disapprove 55 - 40 percent of the way the news media covers Trump, and disapprove 62 - 35 percent of the way the president talks about the media.

Sport Students punished for 'Jews vs. Nazis' beer pong game
Author: 0 Students punished for 'Jews vs. Nazis' beer pong game

Those disciplinary actions came after Rabbi Peter Berg alerted the school's headmaster to the insensitive photograph and behavior, according to a local news station . Days after their ill-advised Shoah-and-light beer festivities came to light, five students from The Lovett School were suspended. "I think the school did a phenomenal job, and it's exactly what you would want the school to do", Berg shared with the AJC.

Sport Spurs and PSG agree €25million defender deal
Author: 0 Spurs and PSG agree €25million defender deal

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino , though, is not giving anything away, as he refused to confirm or deny speculation that the North London outfit want to sign the 24-year-old Ivory Coast global right-back. "I can not confirm anything". "I never speak about rumours because of my full respect to the other clubs and the players involved in negotiations with us or with other clubs".

Sport Ronald Koeman says Chelsea's Diego Costa would be 'welcome' at Everton
Author: 0 Ronald Koeman says Chelsea's Diego Costa would be 'welcome' at Everton

Ronald Koeman has said he would welcome the chance to bring Diego Costa to Everton as he reiterated his desire to sign a striker before the transfer deadline. A late diversion to Goodison Park may be a remote prospect but Koeman, who wants to add experience to the Everton attack, admitted on Friday he would be interested in the Spain worldwide.

Sport West Ham's Robert Snodgrass joins Aston Villa on season-long loan
Author: 0 West Ham's Robert Snodgrass joins Aston Villa on season-long loan

He told us: "I am delighted to join". The Croatian Bilic has now confirmed that his club will listen to an offer for Snodgrass if it suits them and said , "If [Snodgrass] wants a new challenge or whatever, OK". "I am raring to go". Bruce was optimistic about the chances of bringing the West Ham man to Villa Park and knows what he will be getting if he does.

Sport Dabo Swinney signs 8-year contract extension
Author: 0 Dabo Swinney signs 8-year contract extension

Clemson University announced Friday it has reached agreement on a new-eight year contract with head football coach Dabo Swinney . Swinney's new contract pays him $6 million this season with his base salary increasing to $6.6 million in 2024, the last season of the deal.

Sport Cowboys' Elliott Likely To Make Preseason Debut vs. Raiders
Author: 0 Cowboys' Elliott Likely To Make Preseason Debut vs. Raiders

It might be his only game before he serves a six game suspension related to an alleged domestic violence incident. Darren McFadden and Alfred Morris are slated to work as complements behind Elliott on Saturday, but all three figure to see snaps with the first team.

Sport Ronaldo named top UEFA player of season
Author: 0 Ronaldo named top UEFA player of season

The Brazil star has made an impressive start to life at Paris Saint-Germain, scoring three goals in his opening two games for the Ligue 1 giants. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Best Player in Europe awards for the 2016/17 season by UEFA following his stellar campaign.

Sport New York Yankees: Brawl with Detroit Tigers; suspensions inevitable
Author: 0 New York Yankees: Brawl with Detroit Tigers; suspensions inevitable

Unfortunately for Romine, his defense against a possible suspension could fall apart after Major League Baseball sees him punching Miguel Cabrera after he gets back on his feet after the brawl started. Girardi said he expects suspensions to be levied against both teams. Via his Twitter account, retired pitching great and 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Pedro Martinez offered up his own criticism of Sanchez and the role he had in the bench-clearing brawl, calling the punch thrown a " ...

Sport David Villa back in Spain squad
Author: 0 David Villa back in Spain squad

Villa, aged 35, is Spain's all-time top scorer with 59 goals from 97 worldwide games. Villa takes the place of Diego Costa, who has not linked up with Chelsea for the new season due to a dispute with coach Antonio Conte, while AC Milan midfielder Suso has earned a first call up.

Sport Kimi Raikkonen pips Lewis Hamilton to top spot in FP1
Author: 0 Kimi Raikkonen pips Lewis Hamilton to top spot in FP1

Raikkonen joined from McLaren in 2007, winning the drivers' title in his first year with Ferrari . "As long as I feel myself that I can win races and fight for championships then that is why". "He would not be in the position he is now in his team, in terms of how the team operate, if he was here", smiled the Briton. "I don't believe any of the bosses or any of the individuals within the team is unhappy with what is now in place, so I find it hard to believe they will change that", said ...

Sport Dera chief convicted in rape case, sentencing on Monday
Author: 0 Dera chief convicted in rape case, sentencing on Monday

Ram Rahim Singh - who had denied the charges of raping the two women at his ashram in 2002 - was taken into custody and would be housed in a jailhouse in the nearby town of Rohtak in Haryana state until his August 28 sentencing hearing, Verma said.

Sport Hafeez unlikely to be in national squad for World XI series
Author: 0 Hafeez unlikely to be in national squad for World XI series

Meanwhile, left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz, who suffered an ankle injury during the first game of the Champions Trophy against India, was dropped from the squad which will face a South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis-led side. "As part of its duty of care, the cricket community has always ensured that the sport is not affected due to no fault of the PCB, when it has continued to play its away series off-shore".

Sport Evans would be good signing for City - O'Neill
Author: 0 Evans would be good signing for City - O'Neill

City aren't the only Premiership side to show interest in Gibson, Chelsea have kept a close eye on the English worldwide and ironically so have West Brom. Evans' West Brom team-mate Gareth McAuley is missing due to the thigh problem that forced him off against Azerbaijan in June and striker Liam Boyce, another who started in Baku, ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in pre-season.

Author: 0 Trump suggests Sheriff Joe pardon is coming

A pardon of Arpaio should be seen for what it is: the latest attack on people of color by Trump. "Do the people in this room like Sheriff Joe?" A day after a fiery speech in Phoenix , Arizona where he took aim at some of his favorite targets; the media, Democrats and even some Republicans, President Donald Trump will address veterans at the American Legion conference in Reno, Nevada.