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Jon Jones says he would love to fight Brock Lesnar

Jon Jones says he would love to fight Brock Lesnar In February, Lesnar notified the UFC and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) of his retirement from MMA. Jones, a former light heavyweight champion, revealed during a recent Facebook Live chat that he would love to take on Lesnar, who is back in professional wrestling after his return to the Octagon at UFC 200 past year. [Full Article...]

Pochettino urges patience with Tottenham's youth after Roma loss

Pochettino urges patience with Tottenham's youth after Roma loss Tottenham fans would have been heartened to see Mousa Dembele play 60 minutes against PSG as the Belgium global completes his recovery from injury, while Harry Winks also returned to action after a four-month spell on the sidelines. Winning the Premier League remains the No 1 target for Tottenham yet disappointing runs in Europe have proved a bone of contention for their captain, who admitted h... [Full Article...]

MLB Rumors: Red Sox Acquire Infielder Eduardo Nunez From Giants

The Red Sox are now starting rookie Rafael Devers at third. Santos, 17, was signed by Boston as an worldwide free agent on August 28, 2015. Pitching in the Dominican Summer League this season, Santos has allowed just three earned runs in 30 innings pitched. [Full Article...]

Pallister: Man Utd should sign Chelsea midfielder Matic

Pallister: Man Utd should sign Chelsea midfielder Matic Matic, who is also reported to be a target for Juventus, has personally asked for a move to Old Trafford. It's claimed that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is ready to grant Matic his wish of moving to Old Trafford as a way of thanking him for his services to the club, but it will come with what's being described as a "Lukaku tax", as Chelsea demand significantly more after being left smarting ... [Full Article...]

Amazing Grace makes history with astonishing 62

Amazing Grace makes history with astonishing 62 Grace, who began the day one stroke inside the cut line, was at 4 under. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers added: "One of the main reasons why The Open is so highly regarded as a world class sporting event is the hundreds of thousands of spectators who generate a very special atmosphere for the players and millions of viewers watching around the world". [Full Article...]

Kansas City "Trades" New American Dom Dwyer To Orlando

Kansas City After fielding multiple trade offers from teams all over MLS in the wake of his worldwide performance, Sporting KC announced on Tuesday that it had traded Dwyer to Orlando City SC for what, by MLS standards, is a massive sum: $1.6 million in allocation money, $900,000 of which is guaranteed, and $700,000 of which is subject to what SKC manager and technical director Peter Vermes said are eas... [Full Article...]

Lukaku refuses to be compared to Cristiano Ronaldo !

Lukaku refuses to be compared to Cristiano Ronaldo ! After comparisons with former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba were raised, Lukaku said: "I'm different". "I spoke with Paul a lot, obviously", said the 24-year-old scoring sensation. What matters to me is to win!". The France global set up Lingard for the opening goal in the worldwide Champions Cup clash with Real Madrid on Sunday, beating three defenders with a dazzling run before squari... [Full Article...]

Big Ten's television deals confirmed; Friday night games receive criticism

Big Ten's television deals confirmed; Friday night games receive criticism The hype is surging around junior quarterback Tanner Lee , who will make his unofficial Big Ten debut on Tuesday. It's not clear which one will step up as the biggest challenger. "It's also never been more fragile", Delany said, citing major issues ranging from players safety and lawsuits to more minor conflicts like scheduling conflicts on Friday night with high school football games. [Full Article...]

Ledecky opens Worlds with two gold medals

Ledecky opens Worlds with two gold medals The Chinese star finished more than two body lengths ahead of the field, finishing in 3:41.38. Gabriele Detti (Ita) 3:43.93; 4x100m freestyle: 1. "There's no disappointment. But she won gold in the distance event at the world championships on Tuesday before stretching every last sinew to ease into the 200 final with the quickest time. [Full Article...]

National Football League concussion crisis: 99 percent of players in study had CTE

National Football League concussion crisis: 99 percent of players in study had CTE Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was diagnosed post-mortem in a high proportion of former football players whose brains were donated for research, according to a study published by JAMA . McKee said research from the brain bank may lead to answers and an understanding of how to detect the disease in life, "while there's still a chance to do something about it". [Full Article...]

Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president Buhari in London

Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president Buhari in London Okorocha, who is also the chairman of the APC Governors' Forum, added that the party delegation spent more than an hour with President Buhari over lunch. Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state must be having eggs all over his face at the moment. "They don't even think that it is necessary for the president to send message to Nigerians or for themselves to come and tell us what happened during... [Full Article...]

Wenger: Sanchez never asked to leave

Wenger: Sanchez never asked to leave Sanchez scored 24 goals in 38 Premier League appearances for Arsenal last season. So says the Daily Express with the paper adding that the Chilean frontman is edging ever closer to an exit from the Emirates although there are still several obstacles to surmount before he can finally call himself an ex-Gunner. [Full Article...]

Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern

Michael Vick joins Chiefs camp as coaching intern Reid coached Vick between 2009 to 2012 when they were both a part of the Eagles organization. Vick's appearance on the sidelines shouldn't be too surprising. Perhaps it's only fitting Reid also is the first coach to give Vick his first shot at what he hopes is the next phase of his career: coaching. "You know I'm not done ". [Full Article...]

Ravens to sign RB Bobby Rainey following Kenneth Dixon's injury

Ravens to sign RB Bobby Rainey following Kenneth Dixon's injury The Baltimore Ravens are going to be a bit shorthanded in the backfield heading into next season. Baltimore Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon will miss the entire 2017 season after undergoing a surgical procedure to fix a torn meniscus in his knee. [Full Article...]

Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona

Messi persuades Neymar to remain at Barcelona He's a great player, there's no doubt about that. I've told him the situation is understandable, he has options on the table. "There is no better place than Barca. Casemiro was asked about Neymar's future by Globo and said that Neymar should emulate Figo by crossing the great Barcelona/Real divide. "It's a personal decision for Ney", Mascherano said. [Full Article...]

Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight has torn ACL, could miss season

Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight has torn ACL, could miss season Knight has been the subject of trade rumours in recent months, given his lack of playing time last season and his lucrative contract. The 25-year-old guard was picked No. Now that Knight is out for the entire campaign, one has to wonder if that will expedite the Suns' pursuit of Kyrie Irving . However, it's a possibility that Knight's injury has bigger ramifications. [Full Article...]

Oxford Exxon Podcast: How should Ole Miss evaluate Matt Luke?

Oxford Exxon Podcast: How should Ole Miss evaluate Matt Luke? A Mississippi State fan was the one who discovered the one-minute phone call former Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze made to an escort service on January 19 that ultimately led to his forced resignation, according to ESPN . I'm here because I love Ole Miss. Ole Miss opens its 2017 campaign on Saturday, Sept. 2 against South Alabama. I love this University, love my teammates and with camp b... [Full Article...]

Nets acquire Allen Crabbe from Blazers

Nets acquire Allen Crabbe from Blazers The Blazers have $110 million in salary committed to the 2018-19 season, with center Jusuf Nurkic eligible for his rookie extension before the season. Portland matched the sheet and, under league rules, needed to wait one full year to include Crabbe into a deal with the Nets. Brooklyn will be paying Crabbe nearly $19 million per year until his contract is up after the 2019-2020 season where he... [Full Article...]

Study finds CTE in 99 percent of ex-NFL players

Study finds CTE in 99 percent of ex-NFL players The study suggests that the correlation between football and the disease is distressingly strong: of the 111 NFL football players, 110 showed the presence of CTE. The mean age of the participants at the time of death was 66 years old, and they had played football for an average of 15 years. In the meantime, the brain bank has about 425 donated brains at its disposal, including those from men ... [Full Article...]

Carlo Ancelotti: 'No way Arturo Vidal will leave'

Carlo Ancelotti: 'No way Arturo Vidal will leave' However, Ancelotti has said that the Chile worldwide will "100%" stay with the German giants this summer, branding suggestions that the powerful midfielder could leave strictly "rumours". "I hope that he doesn't!" Despite starting just 14 games in LaLiga last season, Morata netted 15 goals , a tally bettered by only Cristiano Ronaldo at the club. [Full Article...]


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