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Sport Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says
Author: 0 Jaguars may not let Branden Albert return after retirement, report says

It was never clear why Albert chose to walk away after nine National Football League seasons. Per NFL Network, Albert met with the Jaguars over the weekend, but the sides have not agreed to a return. Albert was scheduled to make $8.8 million this season and $9.5 million in 2018. The Patriots held their tenth practice of training camp on Monday this time they were joined by the Jacksonville Jaguars on the Gillette practice fields.

Sport Colin Kaepernick Is 'Committed to Football,' Says Seahawks GM John Schneider
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick Is 'Committed to Football,' Says Seahawks GM John Schneider

One of Kaepernick's supporters is director and devout sports fan Spike Lee , who will be hosting a rally on Wednesday, August 23rd at 5pm, outside NFL Headquarters, according to an announcement posted on his Twitter feed. However, Craig Mish of SiriusXM said Kaepernick was never a serious contender for the Miami position. Kaepernick started 11 games last season after unseating Blaine Gabbert for the starting role.

Sport Sri Lanka told to ignore trolls over 'slump'
Author: 0 Sri Lanka told to ignore trolls over 'slump'

Jadeja threw ball at opener Dimuth Karunaratne off his own bowling when the batsman was inside the crease and the unpired ruled it "dangerous". Jadeja , the world number one bowler in ICC Test rankings, claimed five second-innings wickets as India bowled out the hosts for 386.

Sport Conor McGregor Vs. Floyd Mayweather Superfight Is 'A Joke,' Jose Aldo Says
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Vs. Floyd Mayweather Superfight Is 'A Joke,' Jose Aldo Says

Malignaggi felt McGregor was in top in the first five rounds but he said the Dubliner became "very hittable" in the latter half of the sparring session. "The amusing thing about the pushdown round was this, that he tried to play it like a knockdown", he said. "I get to the gym the next day and he has all kinds of dignitaries there".

Sport Mahrez 'great' amid Roma talk - Morgan
Author: 0 Mahrez 'great' amid Roma talk - Morgan

The Serie A giants have faced frustration in their chase for Mahrez so far as Leicester have continued to demand a high price for their wantaway winger this summer. "I don't know where we're going and I don't want to think we're building an artificial bubble that will explode in the future, like the property bubble, which has done so much damage to the global economy".

Sport Steven Gerrard sends message to Chelsea fans about summer transfers
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard sends message to Chelsea fans about summer transfers

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Tiemoue Bakayoko and Eden Hazard will miss Sunday's game against Arsenal in the Community Shield through injury. Matic also addressed the fact he did not have a normal pre-season training at Chelsea when he said: "It was unusual [not playing in pre-season] because the team has played and had a good pre-season but, as you know, I trained alone in London ".

Sport Chelsea boss Conte: What is Diego Costa's lawyer talking about?
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte: What is Diego Costa's lawyer talking about?

Asked what he told Costa during the game at an Arsenal Q&A event, Holding said: "An expletive, then I just called him a nutter basically". However, his refusal to join AC Milan could see the striker staying at Chelsea , where the Premier League Champions would have to pay Costa's £185,000-a-week salary, something which would cost the Blues £3.7m.

Sport Ottis Gibson likely to be appointed South Africa's head coach
Author: 0 Ottis Gibson likely to be appointed South Africa's head coach

Rumours have circulated this week that Gibson has been sought out by Cricket South Africa as a possible successor to coach Russell Domingo . England lead the series 2-1 and need only to draw this Test to secure their first win over South Africa in a home Test series for 19 years.

Author: 0 Chelsea youngster happy with first appearance, wants more, Conte encouraging him

It proved even costlier when the resulting free kick by Granit Xhaka was headed in by new defensive signing Sead Kolasinac , sending the game into the shootout. Theo Walcott, Nacho Monreal , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Olivier Giroud converted their spot kicks to hand Arsenal their first trophy of the season.

Sport Could Dalvin Cook play Latavius Murray out of starting job?
Author: 0 Could Dalvin Cook play Latavius Murray out of starting job?

The Vikings kick off their preseason slate on Thursday at Buffalo. Barring an unforeseen change, expect Cook to enter 2017 as the Vikings' RB1 while Murray will likely assume the role of the team's goal line/ short-yardage back. According to Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer, Hill needed an X-Ray but was then cleared. "We just have to go, and if something happens we have to regroup".

Sport Dibaba squeezes into 1500m final, Kipyegon fastest
Author: 0 Dibaba squeezes into 1500m final, Kipyegon fastest

Kipyegon told the media: "I thank God today, it was a good race in London". The Kenyan faces a field is rich in depth with at least six athletes having run sub four minutes this season led by Hassan, who boasts of three fastest times this season.

Sport Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona
Author: 0 Chapecoense crash survivor returns to pitch at Barcelona

Alan Ruschel must have thought he would never play football again last November after being involved in the plane crash which killed 19 of his team mates. Elias denied Messi and Luis Suarez at the end of flowing moves before Deulofeu tapped home Ivan Rakitic's low cross at the far post in the sixth minute.

Sport Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Splits from Wife
Author: 0 Chelsea Owner Roman Abramovich Splits from Wife

Ms Zhukova, 36, is an art collector, who is on the board of New York's Metropolitan Museum. According to The Guardian , Abramovich's first marriage was brief, from 1987 to 1991 with Olga Lysova . Petersburg. "We are known as the divorce capital of the world here, so most women try to get divorced here if they can in the case of large wealth".

Sport Sneijder reaches
Author: 0 Sneijder reaches "agreement in principle" to join Nice

Sneijder underwent his medical on Monday morning and Nice have now confirmed his signing on a one-year deal with the option of another. The 33-year-old departed Turkish side Galatasaray after a four-year stint at the end of June when his contract expired and he has been on the lookout for a new club since.

Sport Chelsea boss Conte anticipating 'most difficult' season of his career
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte anticipating 'most difficult' season of his career

Eden is very happy to stay with us and to start the new season". [But] we have to wait for the best moment, the best solution. In fact, this past season was the most productive that Hazard has enjoyed in his senior career, bagging 16 goals and 5 assists in 36 Premier League appearances.

Sport Timothy Fosu-Mensah undergoing medical at Crystal Palace
Author: 0 Timothy Fosu-Mensah undergoing medical at Crystal Palace

Having a talented defender and versatile defensive midfielder within his own ranks did not prevent Jose Mourinho from buying Victor Lindelof and Nemanja Matic, thus effectively closing the first-team doors to his young players. The 19-year-old, who has also played in midfield, signed a new contract in October that runs to 2020. The opportunity to play regularly in the Premier League will surely be hugely beneficial for Fosu-Mensah, especially when it is taken into consideration that he was ...

Sport Ernst, Yin to make Solheim Cup debuts
Author: 0 Ernst, Yin to make Solheim Cup debuts

Leon-Rot in Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany in 2015. The 2017 Solheim Cup is the 15th edition of the Solheim Cup matches, being held August 18-20 at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines, Iowa. She is hot favourite to lead the European team at Gleneagles in 2019. Creamer during the 2013 Solheim Cup. Europe captain Annika Sorenstam had four wildcard choices and picked fellow Swedes Anna Nordqvist and Madelene Sagstrom, along with Germany's Caroline Masson and Emily ...

Sport Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team
Author: 0 Mourinho Hoping To Sign One More Player To Complete Manchester United Team

Lukaku agreed, admitting: "I was 20 and I wasn't ready to be immediately effective in a top team". Romelu Lukaku does not have fond memories of the Super Cup. Departures have been kept to a relative minimum this summer as Mourinho looks to build his squad for the domestic and Champions League campaigns, but defenders Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Timothy Fosu-Mensah have been allowed to leave Old Trafford on loan for the season.

Sport Jets offense can't afford to lose Quincy Enunwa
Author: 0 Jets offense can't afford to lose Quincy Enunwa

After the release of Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall this past offseason, he is the Jets no. 1 wide receiver and will be a featured target for new offensive coordinator John Morton. In 2016, Enunwa was one of the bright spots from an otherwise dismal season. He's just 25 years old and could have established himself as a player the Jets wanted to keep around for their rebuild.

Sport Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad

He won Super Bowl rings in 2005, and 2015, and had two other trips to the Super Bowl (the Patriots lost twice to the Giants in Wilfork's tenure). "No more cleats. Boiling down Wilfork's career to this would be a tremendous disservice and hopefully there is a chance to celebrate the scope of his on-field accomplishments.

Sport England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'
Author: 0 England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'

Tuilagi also wore the gumshield in the victory against Argentina and the Rugby Football Union described the breach as a "genuine error". After England were knocked out by the 2011 World Cup by France, he was detained by New Zealand police and subsequently fined £3000 by the England team for jumping into Auckland harbour from a ferry.

Sport Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards
Author: 0 Real Madrid dominate nominations for Champions League awards

The Portuguese forward appeared in a Spanish to deny that he evaded about £13m in tax while at Madrid. "We all know where we are and when you finish a season like previous year winning, it helps you try to do the same thing coming into the new season".

Author: 0 Lebanese army drives IS from Syria border posts

A Syrian war monitoring group says pro-government forces have captured the last Islamic State group stronghold in the energy-rich Homs province in central Syria. Nasrallah also congratulated the liberated captives, asserting that there are no more captives from the Resistance held by al-Nusra. The assault is part of an operation launched last month by Hezbollah with the aim of clearing a section of the Lebanese-Syrian border from ISIS and al-Qaida-linked militants.

Sport Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans
Author: 0 Browns QB Brock Osweiler will start vs. New Orleans

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Browns are now expected to move on from QB Robert Griffin III, leaving them with Osweiler and Cody Kessler atop the depth chart. "We are going to see a lot more of all of them this preseason and everyone in that room still has the chance to earn more opportunities and the right to lead our team as the starter when the regular season begins on September 10th".

Sport Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman
Author: 0 Deputy minister Mduduzi Manana 'confesses' to slapping woman

Eyewitnesses say higher education deputy minister Mduduzi Manana trampled on the woman and that "his foot was on her head" outside the upmarket Cubana club in Johannesburg's Fourways district. "The deputy minister turned around and slapped Thando and pounced at her and pulled her by her hair, and a friend of his proceeded to assault her by hitting and slapping her as well, while others managed to get me outside the restaurant".

Author: 0 Anquan Boldin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Bills

Boldin agreed to terms last week but backed out of the deal before deciding to join the Bills this week. Peter Schrager of Fox Sports first reported the deal, while ESPN's Adam Schefter said deal is for $2.75 million with $1.25 million in incentives.

Sport Alleged victim signed affidavit absolving Jarvis Landry of physical violence
Author: 0 Alleged victim signed affidavit absolving Jarvis Landry of physical violence

A police spokeswoman said the incident occurred in April. He became a 2nd-round pick (No. 63 overall) of the Miami Dolphins in 2014 National Football League draft. Landry and his girlfriend now have a paternity case pending in Broward County. "The parties are involved in what has been a very civil family court case", the attorney of Landry's girlfriend said, per Slater.

Sport 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'
Author: 0 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'

The Spanish giants are desperate to land Liverpool playmaker Coutinho in the aftermath of Neymar's world record £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain. How could Liverpool line up next season? Even though Coutinho's agents don't rule out the possibility, Neymar is unlikely to play alongside his friend this season.

Sport Jay Cutler Arrives In Miami, Expected To Take Physical And Sign Contract
Author: 0 Jay Cutler Arrives In Miami, Expected To Take Physical And Sign Contract

Gase was Cutler's offensive coordinator with the Bears back in 2015. He will compete for the starting spot with Matt Moore , according to head coach Adam Gase . Jay Cutler has been to the playoffs once during his 11-year career, going 1-1 as a starter with the Bears in 2010. The larger point is that, while the number can change depending on how wide a lens we take, any advantage in projected play that Cutler holds over Moore is slight.

Sport Alberto Contador announces his retirement from professional cycling
Author: 0 Alberto Contador announces his retirement from professional cycling

The Spaniard, 34, won the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009, but he was stripped of the 2010 title for doping. "I am sure they will be three great weeks, enjoying all your support and I'm looking forward to it". Only Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault, Jacques Anquetil, Felice Gimondi and Vincenzo Nibali have also won all three Grand Tours. After winning the Italian race his Tour hopes evaporated as he struggled in the Alps and finished fifth.

Sport Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez eager to sign Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez
Author: 0 Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez eager to sign Arsenal outcast Lucas Perez

James' Park. The Magpies are vying with Spanish, German and Turkish clubs for the signature of the 28-year-old Spain global, who failed to make much of an impact last season following his £17million move from Deportivo La Coruna . "I like the player because I have good friends in A Coruna", Benitez said following Newcastle's 2-0 win over Hellas Verona. 'I know he did really well.

Sport World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out
Author: 0 World Championship gold medallist wipes out moments after win, Internet freaks out

Bowie fell to the ground after crossing the line and initially it was Ta Lou who celebrated only for the board to say otherwise. "All I knew is I left everything on the line". His compatriot Andy Pozzi, the third fastest man British sprint hurdler in history, missed out on a place in the 110m hurdles final as Olympic champion Omar McLeod confirmed his position as gold medal favourite in winning his semi-final, Aries Merritt, Balazs Baji and Garfield Darien also impressing.

Sport Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68
Author: 0 Don Baylor, first manager of the Colorado Rockies, dies at 68

The others were Frank Robinson, Kirk Gibson and Joe Torre. During the 1987 season Baylor was traded on September 1st to the Minnesota Twins for Enrique Rios . He actually reached the World Series three times between 1986-88. The first manager in Rockies history passed away Monday. He finished his 19-year career with 338 home runs.

Sport Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star
Author: 0 Man Utd Steal March On Chelsea With £36m Bid For Spanish Star

According to Spanish publication Don Balon , the Red Devils are kicking the tires on making a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto . However, Roberto's future at the Nou Camp is now in serious doubt as he's expected to lose his place in new boss Ernesto Valverde's starting eleven following the arrival of Nelson Semedo from Benfica.

Sport Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar
Author: 0 Barcelona eye signing Tottenham star Dele Alli to replace Neymar

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has promised to spend the €222m (£200m, $262m) recouped from Neymar's sale wisely amid reports linking the Catalans with a triple swoop for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho , Borussia Dortmund winger Ousmane Dembele and Real Sociedad centre-back Inigo Martinez.

Sport Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'
Author: 0 Everton Manager Koeman Confirms Sigurdsson Deal Is 'Close'

Aaron Lennon was absent from the squad for Everton's final pre-season fixture ahead of their Premier League opener against Stoke this Saturday. "From my point of view I'm committed to the players that want to be here, want to work and that want to improve".

Sport Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there?
Author: 0 Who will be Premier League Champions 2018? Is your team up there?

Wenger was under fire throughout much of last season , which ended with Arsenal out of the top four for the first time since he took over in 1996. One wonders, however, if this season may be written off as the team are waiting for a new ground to be built ready for the 2018-19 season. Chelsea are also preparing for a return to the Champions League this season following their title triumph last term.

Sport Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory
Author: 0 Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory

Matsuyama's 16-under total left American two-time major victor Zach Johnson (68) trailing in the dust at 11-under. It was Matsuyama's second World Golf Championships victory, after the HSBC Champions in Shanghai previous year. Hoffman was one of the few to go for the green on the long, hard par-five 16th, and chose to take the risk because he was "tired of finishing second".

Sport Kerala High Court lifts life ban on Sreesanth
Author: 0 Kerala High Court lifts life ban on Sreesanth

He pointed out that despite a Delhi Sessions court verdict discharging him from the crime registered in connection with the spot-fixing, in 2015, the BCCI refused to lift the ban. The standard of proof required under a penal statute is much higher than the proof required for a disciplinary inquiry, it had said. On the other hand, the question before the BCCI Disciplinary Committee was whether the petitioner was guilty of match fixing, corruption and gambling and violation of the internal ...

Sport Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move
Author: 0 Manchester United confirm Cameron Borthwick-Jackson loan move

Left-back Borthwick-Jackson, 20, who spent last season on loan at Wolves, completed a medical on Friday night and becomes Leeds' 10th first-team summer signing. Borthwick-Jackson, Leeds's 11th signing of the summer, has also represented England at various youth levels, winning caps for the Under-17s, Under-19s and Under-20s.

Sport Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup
Author: 0 Anthony Martial Really Fired Up for UEFA Super Cup

However, he has been included in Zinedine Zidane's travelling party for the game, in an extended 24-man squad that also includes senior stars Gareth Bale, Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos, as well teenage right-back Achraf Hakimi and the coach's son Luca as third-choice goalkeeper.

Sport Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets 8-0 for season sweep
Author: 0 Turner, Dodgers steamroll Mets 8-0 for season sweep

Entering Sunday night's showdown with the New York Mets at Citi Field, the Los Angeles Dodgers found themselves with a monstrous 14.5-game lead in the National League West, as well as on a pace to win 115 games in 2017 - a staggering accomplishment that would fall just one victory shy of the MLB record 116 games the Seattle Mariners won back in 2001.

Author: 0 Arsenal's odds cut after claiming Community Shield

And they then found themselves a man up as Pedro received a deserved red card for a "studs-up" challenge on Mohamed Elneny . With the new season kicking off next weekend and Arsene Wenger striking first blood in the trophy department, here are three lessons learned from the FA Community Shield .

Sport Four-goal Dutch win women's Euro for first time
Author: 0 Four-goal Dutch win women's Euro for first time

Both nations were competing in their first European final having both made the semifinals four years ago in Sweden, but it was the host nation who were able to go all the way and claim the title with a display of attacking verve and energy.

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