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Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in El Clasico, official says

Ronaldo has fiercely denied any charges and expects his name to be cleared. " Unfortunately, Ronaldo's personal commitments precluded him from being here ", Charlie Stillitano, chairman of Relevent Sports, told the Herald . This is not a diva situation. "Mr. Ross did everything possible to get him here", Stillitano said of RSE Ventures founder and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross. Read More »

Barcelona's Neymar storms out of training after spat with team-mate


The Brazilian clashed with Barça's new signing Nelson Semedo during a training session in Miami on Thursday before the pair had to be kept apart by Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets. There has been growing speculation that the Brazil global is set to join Paris Saint-Germain, with a source telling ESPN FC last weekend that Neymar and his father have agreed to a contract with the French club and it is up to them to find a way to complete the move without falling foul of financial fair ... Read More »

Buffalo Bills RB LeSean McCoy thinks he can play until he's 33


Since entering the National Football League as a second-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009, McCoy has gained more rushing yards (8,954) than any National Football League player. "I'm chasing something that I didn't think I could do", McCoy said. I have fun with it. We have a good team here. "Now a days, how it works is the young guys coming up that have a couple of good years, or a good year or two, they pump them, they praise them - The older guys that put a lot of work in ... Read More »

England lead South Africa by 198 in 3rd Test


South Africa's Hashim Amla walks off after being bowled out by England's Toby Roland-Jones. The mistake cost the home side 12 more runs. The veteran's reprieve was short-lived - Amla (six) gloving a sharply-rising delivery behind after Heino Kuhn (15) was palpably lbw aiming to hit to leg. Read More »

Frampton vs Gutierrez is cancelled Today. Gutierrez injured


Carl Frampton and Andres Gutierrez 's camps have entered talks to rearrange the cancelled fight between the pair. It's a unsafe sport and I don't think physically he should be allowed to box and he wasn't. "It is hoped that the event will be rescheduled but ticket holders are advised to retain their tickets and contact point of purchase for further information", it said. Read More »

Nationals postpone Friday night game


The two clubs are scheduled to make up Friday's game as part of a doubleheader on Sunday. The Rockies are now 14.5 games behind the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West, but still sit in the second Wild Card position in the National League, just a game and a half behind the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino Laughs At Antonio Conte's Obsession With Spurs


By July 13 a year ago Tottenham had brought in just two players with Victor Wanyama joining from Southamtpon in June, while forward Vincent Janssen joined from AZ Alkmaar on July 12. For us it is the same. We don't feel the pressure from the media. Stating that he respects the opinions of anyone who has something to say about his side, Pochettino went on to add; " My job is to be focused on my players and my team and try to work together with our board, our fans, everything that is ... Read More »

This is the moment every kid dreams of: Toby Roland-Jones


In comparison to England , South Africa struggled with the ball and were without their key bowler, Vernon Philander , after an opening five-over spell. A team spokeswoman said Philander had been taken to hospital for tests to determine the precise nature of his condition, which now appears to be more serious than initially thought. Read More »

Neymar storms out of training after bust-up with teammate

However, Barca declined to put the forward up alongside manager Ernesto Valverde . Neymar then turns away, tearing off his training bib in disgust and storming off back to the dressing room. In May he wasinvolved in a training-ground ruckus with assistant manager Juan Carlos Unzue, after the Spaniard told him to "focus more on his football". Read More »

Pep plans to stay at City


Youngster Tosin Adarabioyo signed a new City contract earlier this summer, but does not appear to be in the Spaniard's plans for the new season, leaving Nicolas Otamendi , Vincent Kompany and John Stones as the only senior options. "He's a young player so sometimes you have to pay a bit more for them". Pep Guardiola admits he would like to buy another defender but remains perfectly happy with the players he has at the club. Read More »

Seeded Jack Sock advances in Atlanta Open


The American setting up a quarter-final showdown against fifth-seeded Kyle Edmund after the Briton recorded a come-from-behind victory over German Peter Gojowczyk. "I'm going to focus on doing what I can to get myself and my body ready to go". The other semi-final features the experienced pair of John Isner and Gilles Muller. Read More »

Six Teams Make Cavaliers an Offer for Kyrie Irving


Just imagine. The Knicks could go from almost imploding with Phil Jackson at the helm to potentially having a new dynamic duo to build around in KP and Irving . If the Cavs don't trade Irving , he has two years left on his contract. The Portland deal however is one that I think would be ideal for both parties. Read More »

Massa cleared to contest final practice


Williams confirmed that Massa had felt unwell during FP2 and did attend hospital for precautionary checks, but he will be in the vehicle when Saturday's sessions get underway at the Hungaroring. Eight years ago, the Brazilian was left fighting for his life after being hit by a spring during qualifying at the same circuit near Budapest . The then-Ferrari driver spent several days in hospital in an induced coma after that incident. Read More »

ACA blasts CA again over pay dispute


Sutherland, while expressing his concern about the delay, had said the ongoing pay dispute between CA and ACA had reached the point where next month's proposed Test tour to Bangladesh, a subsequent ODI series in India and the upcoming Ashes series against England are potentially at risk. Read More »

Roma to make improved bid for Leicester City playmaker Riyad Mahrez?


Leicester are believed by Italian media to be asking for €40m (£35.8m) from foreign clubs, rising to €50m (£44.7m) if Mahrez is to join another Premier League side, specifically Arsenal . Mahrez has been touted as a possible target but the Gunners have also been heavily linked with a move to bring Thomas Lemar to The Emirates from Monaco. Read More »

Gary Woodland fires a 63, tied for 2nd at Canadian Open


Just a couple of bad swings and a couple of bad tee shots, really, that made it hard to hit the greens. On Thursday, Kuchar had a couple of dizzy spell and sought medical attention during the round. "I try my best to keep an eye on them and help them the best way we can, even to get them out of the country for a few weeks if that's necessary", he stated. Read More »

Ole Miss releases the booster names involved in NCAA case

Administration claims it meant to release the names last month when the response was first published, but John Doe filed a motion to intervene, contending it was an invasion to rights of privacy. - Oxford merchandise store accused of providing $2,800 worth of free merchandise. Chan Patel, Allegation No. 11 - provided 12 nights worth of free lodging worth $2,253, mostly at Hampton Inn. Read More »

Virat Kohli & Co aim to consolidate lead


Mukund didn't have the best day on his comeback to Test cricket as he was dismissed for just 12 in India's first innings on the opening day of the first Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Abhinav scored 49 against a red-hot England attack at Lord's, but played only one more Test in the next six years. As the clouds dissipated, the sun beat down harshly once again and the shadows lengthened, so did the faces of the Sri Lankans. Read More »

Tamba Hali to open camp on PUP list


I'm a competitor, and I want to compete. "And that was pretty much it". "Man, I just respect Tamba , outside of all this stuff. I don't want to be phased out". "So the guys, they know Tamba ". "That was my rant, that's why I went on a rant because I know I can still play, I just don't know how the team wants to use me". Read More »

Kerala High Court to Centre: Include PU Chitra in Worlds team


Hearing Chitras petition against the decision by the AFI , Justice Suresh Kumar had asked the Centre to inform the source of funding for global events. Chithra hails from Palakkad in Kerala. Her parents are daily wage-earning labourers who work in farmlands. "The intervention of the Kerala High Court is most gratifying to hear". Read More »

Barcelona star Neymar involved in training field scuffle with teammate


Words were exchanged and Semedo walked away - that's when Neymar yelled even more and tried to go after the guy. Semedo jogs away but a furious Neymar has to be physically restrained by Sergio Busquets . He still has four years of his contract, so there is nothing else to say. Amid Neymar's transfer speculations, his Barcelona teammates, Andres Iniesta and Luis Suarez , have told the Brazilian that they want him to stay at the club. Read More »