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Sport Zlatan Ibrahimovic could complete Manchester United return 'as early as this month'
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic could complete Manchester United return 'as early as this month'

The former Sweden worldwide is recovering well from the serious knee injury he suffered last season. Manchester United will re-sign 35-year-old striker Zlatan Ibrahimović as early as this week, according to ESPN's Andy Mitten. United boss Jose Mourinho is impressed with the Swede's rehabilitation and his determination to resume his playing career. Yesterday, Ibra posted a clip showing him smashing a roundhouse kick into a boxing bag in the gym, before reversing the movement and ...

Sport Michael Owen reacts to Chelsea's 2-1 win over Tottenham
Author: 0 Michael Owen reacts to Chelsea's 2-1 win over Tottenham

The Blues made the most of their first-half chances and opened the scoring midway through the first-half, Marcos Alonso curling a brilliant free-kick over the wall and into the very top corner of the net. When asked if the larger pitch dimensions at Wembley affected his team, Pochettino said: "Please, we need to stop". Wing-back Marcos Alonso scored the first ever Premier League goal at Wembley with a sweetly struck free kick, and with a 1-1 draw looking likely, he swept forward to score ...

Sport Right-Wing Website Confuse Lukas Podolski For 'Migrant Gang Member'
Author: 0 Right-Wing Website Confuse Lukas Podolski For 'Migrant Gang Member'

Former Premier League striker and Germany global Lukas Podolski probably doesn't expect his face to be linked with Spanish crack gangs. It's not just that Breitbart didn't seem to know who one of Germany's most famous soccer stars was, but also that the photo in question wasn't even taken at the Spanish coast .

Sport Dolphins sign Maualuga, place Ford on IR
Author: 0 Dolphins sign Maualuga, place Ford on IR

Hopefully, for the Dolphins , Maualuga is in much better shape this season. Undrafted third-year player Mike Hull started in place of McMillan last week against the Baltimore Ravens and will compete with Maualuga for the remainder of the preseason.

Sport Prepare For The Unthinkable: Lionel Messi Might Be Leaving Barcelona
Author: 0 Prepare For The Unthinkable: Lionel Messi Might Be Leaving Barcelona

Now, ahead of their LaLiga opener against Real Betis , Barca have only Messi remaining of their famed "MSN" strike force and Valverde wants his other players to contribute. Neymar moved to Paris Saint-Germain ( PSG ) for record €222 million after the French club triggered his release clause. But Yahoo Sport France reports we can have the £100m and £200m barrier breached in the same summer - as City try to lure Messi to the Etihad.

Sport Taiwan wins 5th straight LLB Junior League World Series title
Author: 0 Taiwan wins 5th straight LLB Junior League World Series title

That win sent them to the Junior League World Series . It's their fifth straight Junior League World Series championship. After beating neighboring DE, 4-0, in the opening round of the East Regionals, they clobbered CT, 13-1. Leading 5-1 at the top of the fifth inning, Taiwan poured on seven hits, putting the game too far out of reach for the US team and thus ending the match 12-1.

Sport Manchester City v Everton Tips and Odds - EPL Matchweek 2
Author: 0 Manchester City v Everton Tips and Odds - EPL Matchweek 2

This season he has been in top form as well, and has scored four goals in three games already. Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho gives us an inside look at the new state-of-the-art home dressing room at the Etihad Stadium . Everton and Leicester City are showing interest in the highly rated attacking midfielder. Hello and welcome to VAVEL UK's LIVE coverage of this evening's match of Monday Night Premier League Action between Manchester City and Everton .

Sport PCB confirm World XI series
Author: 0 PCB confirm World XI series

The statement further added that the tour would be subject to the safe conclusion of the ICC World XI team's three match series in Lahore in September. He also stated that talks with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) were still on over the number of games to be played. The Sri Lankan cricket board had earlier given a go-ahead to "at least one " T20 match in Pakistan.

Sport Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices
Author: 0 Washington launches probe on Beijing's intellectual property practices

Secondly, the Chinese government's acts, policies and practices reportedly deprive United States companies of the ability to set market-based terms in licensing and other technology- related negotiations with Chinese companies and undermine United States companies control over their technology in China.

Sport Australia cancels Bangladesh warm-up match
Author: 0 Australia cancels Bangladesh warm-up match

His axing was ostensibly due to a disappointing showing in two Tests in Sri Lanka past year, during which he was also dropped for the final match after scores of 26, 18, 11 and 0. Smith's side is gearing up for the Test series against Bangladesh, and are wary of the challenges posed by the much-improved hosts. As per the Future Tours Programme (FTP), Australia were scheduled to play two Tests and a tour match in Dhaka and Chittagong in October 2015, but the tour was postponed over security ...

Sport Manchester City v Everton
Author: 0 Manchester City v Everton

The Toffees did not win a Premier League game away to a top-six side last season (D2, L4). It was a key point and I changed our dynamic a little bit up front. "We don't know, but Barcelona , we wake up and we show them what a lovely country it is. Obviously I am affected", said Guardiola. Despite the player search, Guardiola admits he would prefer the transfer window to close before the season begins, as has been proposed recently.

Sport Saints defense shines, snap preseason skid
Author: 0 Saints defense shines, snap preseason skid

Led by swarming linebackers on the first- and second-team defense, the Saints beat the Chargers on Sunday night at the StubHub Center en route to a 13-7 win that gave New Orleans its first preseason victory since 2014 - ending a 10-game losing streak.

Sport Toronto falls to Cubs in extra innings — Blue Jays notebook
Author: 0 Toronto falls to Cubs in extra innings — Blue Jays notebook

Wilson once again struggled to throw strikes, allowing two walks that lead to the Jays taking the 5-3 lead. He robbed Cubs' third baseman Kris Bryant of extra bases. The walk-off win sealed the sweep for the Cubs. Montero and Arrieta quickly patched things up, and each side has said everything is fine. He used to watch the Cubs play with his grandfather when he was growing up in Puerto Rico.

Sport Bills WR Boldin retiring,
Author: 0 Bills WR Boldin retiring, "My life's objective is bigger than football"

It was when he emotionally got into opponent after opponent - Boldin wasn't the biggest guy on the field, but he was nearly always the baddest dude. Boldin's retirement must come as a shock to Beane, coach Sean McDermott and the Bills' veteran leaders, most notably quarterback Tyrod Taylor. "I believe in coach Sean (McDermott) and what he's doing and the direction this organization is heading in".

Sport OnScene at Huddersfield vs. Newcastle - before, during and after
Author: 0 OnScene at Huddersfield vs. Newcastle - before, during and after

James' Park this summer following the club's 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield Town. Newcastle plays host to Nottingham Forest in midweek, before a showdown with fellow winless side West Ham next weekend. "We had great support and atmosphere in home games last season when we got promoted". I am sure that we will improve. "We only wanted to be courageous in every single game and we have done that so far".

Sport Mayweather and McGregor bout a farce: Lennox Lewis
Author: 0 Mayweather and McGregor bout a farce: Lennox Lewis

The fighter won the Cage Warriors Featherweight and Lightweight Championships in 2012 before signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship ( UFC ) in 2013. While some past opponents to face Mayweather may have been in awe of the situation or just wilted from the pressure, McGregor promises that he's unlike anything the former multi-divisional champion has faced before in his career and that's to his advantage.

Sport National Basketball Association opens investigation into alleged tampering by Lakers, George
Author: 0 National Basketball Association opens investigation into alleged tampering by Lakers, George

A lot of this feels very odd since the Lakers don't even have George on the roster, but there's a strong belief that his decision to tell the Pacers when he did was due to Los Angeles involvement behind the scenes. The NBA has launched a probe of the Los Angeles Lakers after IN complained they improperly approached Pacers star Paul George while he was still under contract to the team.

Sport Texans fans finally get chance to see their team in action
Author: 0 Texans fans finally get chance to see their team in action

However, the Super Bowl champions are now 0-2 so far in exhibition games . The Patriots return to action on Friday, August 25 when they visit the Detroit Lions . The Patriots and Brady responded with a 10-play, 75-yard drive. Given new life, Brady took the Patriots to the tying touchdown. Houston's winning score followed a Jimmy Garoppolo interception in the fourth quarter.

Sport Former Manchester United Star Set To Make Sensational Return This Week
Author: 0 Former Manchester United Star Set To Make Sensational Return This Week

Chelsea were initially thought to be favourites to sign the 24-year-old striker but Manchester United managed to convince the proven Premier League star to move to Old Trafford. I think this happens every season. But a striker is not just numbers. "And the question marks somebody puts, if other leagues don't close at the same time are we in danger of losing players in the last couple of weeks?" "So it's not because of a very good first day that I'm going to lose my stability and my ...

Sport NYPD officers are throwing their support behind Colin Kaepernick-here's why
Author: 0 NYPD officers are throwing their support behind Colin Kaepernick-here's why

The former Nevada-Reno star opted out of a contract with the 49ers in the spring to become a free agent. Riggs warned that if Kaepernick remains unsigned to a deal as of 5 p.m. He explained, "I am here to support anyone who has the courage to stand up against injustice and oppression anywhere in this country and the world".

Sport Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Three things we learned
Author: 0 Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion: Three things we learned

The striker, a B£25million summer signing from Manchester City, sustained the injury at the beginning of this month in Leicester's final pre-season friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach . The Foxes were desperately unlucky not to get even a point at Arsenal and they are strong at home and will be determined to get off to a good start.

Sport 5 big takeaways from the Cardinals' loss to the Bears
Author: 0 5 big takeaways from the Cardinals' loss to the Bears

Mitchell Trubisky connected on 6-of-8 passes, and the Chicago Bears held off the Arizona Cardinals on the road Saturday night in an National Football League preseason game . Backup Mark Sanchez was 2 for 2 for 23 yards. Preceding the touchdown, Tyrann Mathieu had intercepted a Glennon pass and returned it 52 yards. Gabbert finished 14 of 25 for 174 yards with one touchdown pass, a touchdown run and one interception.

Sport Steelers RB Bell to report before season
Author: 0 Steelers RB Bell to report before season

Le'Veon Bell will rejoin the Pittsburgh Steelers before the regular season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network previously reported the same $12 million annual figure for Pittsburgh's offer. He may become a free agent after the upcoming season unless the Steelers decide to slap the franchise tag on him once again. The Post-Gazette reported that Bell is seeking a contract that pays him $15 million a year.

Sport Atsu eyeing Huddersfield Town scalp in Premier League
Author: 0 Atsu eyeing Huddersfield Town scalp in Premier League

Jacob Murphy, another of Benitez's replacements, was denied by a brilliant Lowe sliding challenge as Huddersfield held firm to make it two wins from two. Although the promoted Tyneside club are likely to be among the candidates for relegation, the English defender says their mentality and dedication will give them a vital edge.

Sport Jacksonville officers injured in shootout with suspect
Author: 0 Jacksonville officers injured in shootout with suspect

A 28-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a train just after midnight Sunday in the Murray Hill area, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Three other people were in the house and had gone to another room earlier in the evening, afraid of the man with the rifle. The three people who were inside the home are safe.

Sport 57th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at BMS
Author: 0 57th Annual Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at BMS

Daniel Suarez 16. Paul Menard 17. No surprises at the top of the form list as Martin Truex Jr . has been on fire in July and August. He's the only driver to pull off the sweep, and he also did it in 2010. At Bristol Motor Speedway , that's a driver who can be booed, but can't be beat. "Part of that preparation is seeking to develop an advanced engineering and manufacturing company that would be housed out of our 78,000-square foot facility in Statesville and ultimately help to support this ...

Sport Blast hits Darjeeling: None injured, few shops damaged as police tightens security
Author: 0 Blast hits Darjeeling: None injured, few shops damaged as police tightens security

According to sources, the unknown assailants lobbed the grenade and slipped into the alleys that lead to different parts of the town. Raut is the first policeman to die during the present phase of Gorkhaland agitation. He denied any role of the GJM in the blast. Officials tried to gauge the nature of the blast by calculating the distance splinters flew and the holes they created on iron shutters.

Sport World rugby icon Sir Colin Meads dies
Author: 0 World rugby icon Sir Colin Meads dies

He was named New Zealand player of the century in 1999. "A legend of New Zealand's game and it's always sad when one of the big Kauri trees falls and that's what's happened". He became only the second All Blacks player to be sent off in a test match, against Scotland in 1967, though he was considered unlucky in that instance.

Sport Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game
Author: 0 Lions down the Jets 16-6 in second pre-season game

The Jets started off with the football and immediately ran into trouble with the Detroit defense. Receivers Golden Tate (two catches, 34 yards) and Marvin Jones (three catches, 29 yards, touchdown) found continued success against the secondary.

Sport Placed on disabled list Friday
Author: 0 Placed on disabled list Friday

Washington (July 2) totaling four innings. Mayers, 26, was recalled just prior to Friday night's game against the Pirates , and pitched 0.2 innings for the Cardinals in the victory. Yadier Molina followed with an RBI single to make it 7-5 and chase Benoit (1-6), who allowed three runs on three hits in a third of an inning. Felipe Rivero got his 13th save.

Sport West Indies in freefall as England scent innings win
Author: 0 West Indies in freefall as England scent innings win

Earlier Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, sparked a first-innings slump that saw the West Indies dismissed for just 168 - 346 runs behind the hosts' 514 for eight declared. "I felt we were in the game in the first session but Cook and Root put on a great partnership". Cook, who now had tailender Toby Roland-Jones for company, fell to Chase, who took four for 113, when he missed an attempted legside flick.

Sport Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace: Mane is the man
Author: 0 Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace: Mane is the man

Robertson, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum , and Roberto Firmino all had attempts on Wayne Hennessey's goal, but their efforts were either off target or saved by the Welshman. Summer signing Robertson started at Anfield and impressed on his competitive debut for Liverpool following his move from Hull City . Klavan didn't put a foot wrong at centre-back, whilst Daniel Sturridge gained welcome minutes in the front three.

Sport Gonzalez returns in LA's win
Author: 0 Gonzalez returns in LA's win

Gonzalez is now two short of 2,000 hits in his career. Of greater import for the Dodgers , however, was a fly ball Castellanos hit to right field in the bottom of the sixth inning. "Up and down our lineup, I thought we had good at-bats all day". Granderson , a 14-year veteran, was in his fourth season with the New York Mets before he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.

Sport Swansea vs Manchester United 18 Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Swansea vs Manchester United 18 Aug 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

United were held to 15 league draws last season, more than any other team in the top division, and one of them was against Swansea at Old Trafford in April. They finished off Swansea City 4-0, the same exact margin by which they trounced West Ham United in the opening week. "I am calm. When I look to last match, I like many things".

Sport What Time & TV Channel Is the Colts-Cowboys Game on Today?
Author: 0 What Time & TV Channel Is the Colts-Cowboys Game on Today?

Scott Tolzien , starting in place of Luck for the second straight game , went 10-of-14 for 70 yards. Indianapolis kicker Adam Vinatieri tied the game 10-10 with a 33-yard field goal on an eight-play, 52-yard drive that featured backup running back Marlon Mack rushing three times for 20 yards.

Sport Muguruza to meet Halep in Cincinnati final
Author: 0 Muguruza to meet Halep in Cincinnati final

Pliskova's two-in-one effort, matching feats on her way to Eastbourne and Doha titles, means Halep must capture the crown to swipe the top spot in Monday's rankings. He'll face John Isner, who beat wild-card Jared Donaldson 7-6 (4), 7-5. "I'm not playing my best tennis, but winning when I'm not playing good is a plus for me", Halep said.

Sport Stenson grabs third-round lead after late birdie barrage
Author: 0 Stenson grabs third-round lead after late birdie barrage

I hit a lot of good shots". "When you finish strong and you're in contention you're always going to feel good". A career best round of 61 saw world number 187 Ryan Armour share the lead with Webb Simpson at the halfway stage of the Wyndham Championship .

Author: 0 Conte begs for more time at Chelsea as Abramovich calls meeting

What Conte did so brilliantly last season was pick the flawless pairing for every game between Kante, Fabregas & Matic and now with Bakayoko side-lined and Cesc suspended he's left with a huge hole to fill in midfield . Before Spurs won 2-0 at White Hart Lane in January. Waiting for Mauricio Pochettino's stylish side will be an encouraging wall of noise from 40 000 fans who have season tickets, plus risky opponents in Chelsea , who beat them 4-2 there in last season's FA Cup semifinal.

Sport Jurgen Klopp hints at Liverpool unrest amid Philippe Coutinho transfer saga
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp hints at Liverpool unrest amid Philippe Coutinho transfer saga

The Brazil interntional has missed the first two matches of the season after he informed the club of his desire to leave on the eve of the campaign. 'If they don't sell him, then I'm not involved anymore. The team that desperately wants Coutinho and holds no sway in the matter is supposedly trying to force a reaction from Liverpool by issuing the Reds what is essentially a weird ultimatum.

Author: 0 Did "Swarm AI" Already Predict WWE's Shocking SummerSlam Twist?

This year, all but one championship will be on the line on a night that could be Brock Lesnar's last in WWE . As you can see in the animation below, each participant controlled a little golden magnet and used it to drag the puck toward the answer they thought was the most likely outcome.

Sport Carolina Panthers vs Tennessee Titans 2017
Author: 0 Carolina Panthers vs Tennessee Titans 2017

After spending two days practicing with the Carolina Panthers , they've learned a thing or two about what Carolina might do in the second game of the preseason. The Panthers offense got off to a bad start, as the unit turned the ball over twice and had a three-and-out in its first three possessions. "You could tell he was rusty, late on a couple decisions that he made", Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said.

Author: 0 Atlético Madrid and Chelsea agree fee for Diego Costa

Naturally, if you can get world-class players, it provides an advantage because they are immediately ready to give results, but when you have great players who are just about to become world-class, it depends on communication and how ready they are".

Author: 0 Jese Rodriguez set to make Stoke debut against Arsenal

Last year, their performance was really boring. It's not the performance against other top sides, but games that Arsenal drop points against mediocre sides due to an inability to break though. "It is an important quality to help adapt to the Premier League ". Arsenal to win the battle to play football and win by a couple of goals. When Lacazette finally put the ball in the net in the 72nd minute, an offside flag came to the home team's rescue.

Sport Bernard Foley focused on lifting the gloom over Australian rugby
Author: 0 Bernard Foley focused on lifting the gloom over Australian rugby

For context, the Wallabies missed a staggering 40 per cent (37 from 94) of all tackles in the first half and there will be vast pressure on defence coach Nathan Grey given what the Waratahs dished up this year too. After Bernard Foley opened the scoring for the hosts from a penalty, their joy was short lived with a run of four tries in the opening 25 minutes.

Sport Mets trade Granderson to Dodgers
Author: 0 Mets trade Granderson to Dodgers

They were in the World Series in 2015. A 13-year veteran, Granderson played six seasons for the Tigers and four each with the Yankees and the Mets . The teams announced the deal after their games Friday night. With the win, the Dodgers improved their record to 52 games above.500 after winning 20 of their last 23 outings.

Sport Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings
Author: 0 Sergio Busquets urges Barcelona to make signings

The effect of last night was that Gerard Pique , according to the BBC felt " inferior " to our rivals for the very first time, a stark admission for the defender, who has been with Barcelona for nine years. Barcelona announced the signing of Paulinho on Monday but still have to replace Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain for a world record £198million.

Sport Chris Wood all but confirms his depatrue
Author: 0 Chris Wood all but confirms his depatrue

And while Wood had a remarkable, glorious season a year ago for Leeds, he might struggle to score in the Premier League once again, meaning that whatever Premier League team is now chasing him might be extremely disappointed. Speaking ahead of Saturday's trip to Sunderland, head coach Thomas Christiansen warned again that cashing in on the New Zealand worldwide - the scorer of 30 goals last season - would be a mistake.

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