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Chelsea Confirm Morata Agreement With Real Madrid


Commenting on Chelsea boss, he said , " Antonio Conte is one of the best coaches of the world and I am happy to work with him". I knew they'd bring me back, but I didn't know if it was to keep me or sell me. Should Chelsea pay €80m, or a sum close to that, the striker who played a significant role as Real won La Liga and the Champions League last season, will become the most expensive Spanish striker ever . Read More »

Jordan Spieth enjoys near-perfect start to British Open campaign


You've just got to hit a golf ball, that's all you have to do. Now, he's back in the region at Royal Birkdale and he likes what he sees. Twice. A round with his agent and a photo shoot. His game plan proved to be correct, at least in the opening round. "And I guess that just happened". Even those odds - unusually long for McIlroy - looked way too short when the world No. Read More »

Tony Dungy Ranks Tom Brady as 6th Greatest QB Since 1978


Sando also noted that Brady was ranked as low as sixth , and with the other nine men having ranked Brady within their top two, it's not hard to deduce that Dungy was the culprit of Brady's ridiculously low ranking. At the surface it looks like Dungy may have slighted Brady because Belichick, Brady, and the Patriots prevented his Colts from winning multiple Super Bowls. Read More »

Tour de France 2017


No one can ever say Pawel Poljanski skips leg day. Canadian pro rider Antoine Duchesne posted a similar photo of his legs prior to the 2017 Tour, although he was ultimately not selected to ride in the race by his French Direct Energie team. Read More »

Ian Poulter relishing being back at the sharp end


I wasn't hitting fairways and greens and when you don't do that, you will struggle to put up a score. After playing just 13 tournaments a year ago due to a foot injury, Poulter had 10 events this season to earn enough FedEx Cup points or money to retain a full PGA Tour card. Read More »

PM Nawaz inaugurates Lowari Tunnel


He said that those demanding his resignation needed a reality check as they had been rejected by the masses, not only in 2008, 2013 and would be rejected again in 2018. He was accompanied by KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, adviser Amir Muqam, PML-N leader Pir Sabir Shah and aviation adviser Mehtab Abbasi. In addition, the prime minister announced that besides construction of Hazara Motorway, Chakdara-Chitral Road will be constructed on the patron of motorway. Read More »

Michael Oher Released by Panthers After 2 Seasons


His departure shaves $1.69 million off the salary cap. Oher was part of the Panthers' surprisingly-effective offensive line during the 2015 season, and was rewarded for his strong play with a three-year, $21.6 million extension last offseason. Read More »

Joe Morelli's picks to win the British Open

But qualifying for the Open doesn't guarantee a player anything but a tee time, Bulle emphasized. Birkdale is a very strong links design and can be a beast of a course, with sand dunes standing tall and framing much of the layout. "At one point I felt like I was going to shoot 90 out there". I had the wrong club. "I've just got to pull the whole thing together". Someone recognised me in Altrincham market the other day but I've not spotted anyone fainting or anything! "I've had a few ... Read More »

JD Martinez hurts left hand in debut with Diamondbacks


Martinez have been building up, and he was finally dealt in a trade that will send Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for three prospects. "I don't think he was surprised", Tigers general manager Al Avila said. Mike Moustakas singled in a run in the seventh to give the Royals a 2-1 lead. "They felt comfortable up there, it seemed like", Grienke said. "I pitched a little better last time ". Read More »

Panthers sign Trai Turner to four-year extension

On interim general manager Marty Hurney's first day back on the job , it already looks like he's getting started on correcting that problem. Turner, who was headed into the final year of his rookie contract, got a deal that is worth $45 million total and carries $20.5 million in guarantees, per multiple reports. Read More »

Chris Johnson Agrees To 1-Year Deal With Arizona Cardinals


Johnson spent the first six years of his career in Tennessee. Going into the 2017 season, the Cardinals have questions at running back. David Johnson is one of the league's best, but behind him, it's slim. He only played in four games before injuring his groin and being placed on IR. Chris Johnson's time as an Arizona Cardinal isn't over yet. He ran for more than 800 yards in '15 despite playing in only 11 games to help the Cardinals advance all the way to the NFC Championship Game. Read More »

Stage 19 Preview: Embrun - Salon-de-Provence


With Michael Matthews of Sunweb having a stellar day during Stage 16 on Tuesday, closing his deficit to Kittel to just nine points, it seems incredibly unlikely that he won't surpass Kittel's total by Sunday when the Tour ends. Matthews started the Tour as an outsider in the green jersey battle. Think those photos are insane? "But it's one thing dreaming and another is reality". Read More »

PSG Defeats Roma on Penalty Kicks to Win 2017 ICC Opener


Roma midfielder Gerso then failed to convert his penalty during the penalty shoot-outs while Marquinhos scored the decisive one to win PSG (5-3) the game. Roma looked far more assured in the second period. Roma had just 1 total shot, 0 on goal. In the game played at Comerica Stadium Detroit , Michigan, Sadiq Umar equalised in the 61st minute for Roma. Read More »

AHL To Allow Players Under Contract To Attend 2018 Olympics


A spokesperson confirmed that a memo has been sent to every club explaining how players could be loaned for Olympic participation from February 5 to 26. According to the AHL, nothing has been made of these players yet. "I'm going", Ovechkin said in April. The AHL is a 30-team professional league based in the United States and Canada that is the foremost developmental league for the National Hockey League (NHL). Read More »

Jose Mourinho admits that he got Antonio Valencia sent off


Mourinho was also asked about the possibility of Ivan Perisic becoming his next United signing, following the arrivals of Lukaku and defender Victor Lindelof. "So once you get used to it and start to build relationships and connections then it's a positive formation to play ". " But I'm glad I'm here because you really see it's a big club and that was the challenge I wanted ", Lukaku said. Read More »

Michael Vick apologizes for Colin Kaepernick haircut remark


Vick specifically said he's sorry he urged Kaepernick to get a haircut , saying he doesn't think that has any bearing on Kaepernick's situation."His afro has nothing to do with him being signed and I wasn't trying to relay that message". On Monday during an appearance on Fox Sport 1's " Speak For Yourself ", the ex-Falcons pro-athlete was asked to weigh in on Colin Kaepernick being a free agent, particularly what advice he would give him. Read More »

Timberwolves working on Andrew Wiggins extension


General manager Scott Layden and head coach Tom Thibodeau have already been incredibly active this offseason with the acquisition of star forward Jimmy Butler from the Chicago Bulls and signings of Taj Gibson, Jeff Teague and Jamal Crawford . Read More »

World Series Poker Finals will see largest ever prize worth $8.15 million


The declining number of younger players participating in the Main Event is further highlighted by the fact that in 2010 the average age was 37.33 years, which by 2016 had risen to 40.08 and then 40.59 in 2017. The World Series of Poker is an annual tournament that takes place in Las Vegas and is organised by Caesars Entertainment. Scott Blumstein , an online poker player from Morristown, New Jersey, has a commanding chip lead in his Main Event debut. Read More »

Steelers' Le'Veon Bell wants to be valued as player, not RB


Like it or not, Bell is a running back during a time when the market for that position has bottomed out. The Steelers All-Pro believes he should be paid for his all-around production. Don't look for that to happen, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says , since the Steelers front office and coaching staff are eager to see just how good this offense can be, with the caveat that "it's reasonable to think Bell will skip camp as a precaution against injury". Read More »