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Sports Jose Mourinho retains Manchester United backing despite dismal start
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho retains Manchester United backing despite dismal start

Monday's performance against Tottenham was the worst home defeat suffered by Mourinho as a manager and the worst home loss in league play against the Hotspurs since 1972. An Old Trafford source told the Daily Mail: "They are saying Jose will be gone soon". Mourinho is undoubtedly one of the world's best managers and there are very few names with a better track record of winning trophies.

Sports Simona Halep suffers upset at US Open to Kaia Kanepi
Author: 0 Simona Halep suffers upset at US Open to Kaia Kanepi

Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, right, greets number one seeded Simona Halep of Romania after their 2018 US Open women's match August 27, 2018 in NY. World number one retrieved a double break in the second set to get back to 4-4 but the Romanian got broken again and the Estonian held to serve out the match.

Sports I Had Loan Options Blocked - Liverpool Star Unhappy With Team-Mate's Preferential Treatment
Author: 0 I Had Loan Options Blocked - Liverpool Star Unhappy With Team-Mate's Preferential Treatment

Kelleher warmed up Allisson and Simon Mignolet before Liverpool's 1-0 win over Brighton on Saturday and the Liverpool Echo reports that Klopp is "blown away" by his development and has made him number three at Anfield. Speaking to Het Laatste Nieuws , he said: "I find it weird that Karius was loaned while I also had options to be loaned". "I find it weird that Karius has been loaned, while I also had options to be loaned".

Sports EPL: Sarri speaks on reverting to Conte's style of play at Chelsea
Author: 0 EPL: Sarri speaks on reverting to Conte's style of play at Chelsea

Lazaar - who has only made a handful of appearances for United - could yet leave before the end of the month. I think Eden is ready for 50 or 60 minutes. 'I think he will remain with us. Loftus-Cheek impressed on loan at Crystal Palace last season - earning a place in England's World Cup squad - and said in July that Chelsea's lack of faith in him has had an effect on his cofidence .

Sports Brandt Snedeker Goes Wire-To-Wire To Win At Wyndham
Author: 0 Brandt Snedeker Goes Wire-To-Wire To Win At Wyndham

He followed up his blistering first round with three rounds in the 60s, on his way to a 21-under-par finish and a three-shot victory on Sunday at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. Snedeker, among 30 players who completed the round on Sunday following the previous day's weather delay, could only muster two birdies in the final 11 holes.

Sports India seize control after spectacular England batting collapse
Author: 0 India seize control after spectacular England batting collapse

Openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul ensured India maintained their dominance over England in the evening session, sharing an opening stand of 60 before Rahul was bowled by Stokes. By the close, India were 2-124 in their second innings - a lead of 292 - after Hardik Pandya had produced a devastating, career-best spell after lunch to rip through England's batting line-up.

Sports Neil Etheridge penalty save earns Cardiff draw with Newcastle
Author: 0 Neil Etheridge penalty save earns Cardiff draw with Newcastle

United manager Benitez said: "Yedlin will be fine". Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock says Newcastle United can not afford to lose manager Rafa Benitez . An angled Ayoze Perez strike was stopped by Etheridge as the frantic pace continued, and Cardiff fashioned another chance when Harry Arter and Josh Murphy were involved in a build-up that ended when Zohore failed to find Junior Hoilett in the area.

Sports Paul Pogba explains penalty row with Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Paul Pogba explains penalty row with Alexis Sanchez

He continued: 'Well, that's my style of taking penalties. Naturally, not everyone was as pleased for Shaw as his teammates and the home supporters. While United and other Premier League teams in England will not be able to bring in players after August 9, they can still sell players to other teams around Europe until August 31.

Sports NCAA basketball changes: Players can use agents
Author: 0 NCAA basketball changes: Players can use agents

While that may seem like a big deal on its face, the fact that it's. It'll also help some players get better development and become more well-rounded before getting their chance to shine in the National Basketball Association. "Also, schools are required to cooperate fully during NCAA investigations and take appropriate corrective action". There will also be longer postseason bans, head coach suspensions and increased recruiting restrictions for college coaches who break the rules.

Sports Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says
Author: 0 Liverpool have improved but need to be more clinical, Klopp says

While City have not spent as much as Liverpool in this window, they have been among the biggest spenders in the English top-flight for a few years now and a majority of their squad looks likely to remain the same in the years to come. How could we say we have to beat everyone? More clinical. More aggressive in the right moments. When I talked with the owners, we agreed we needed to work on a project.

Sports Chelsea signs keeper Arrizabalaga for record fee
Author: 0 Chelsea signs keeper Arrizabalaga for record fee

I'm really happy to be here and looking forward to joining them. Yet the Spain worldwide said he was not disappointed his move to the Bernabéu fell through; nor did he fear that allowing his contract with Athletic to contain a £71.9m release clause would price him out of the market this summer.

Sports Man Utd Target Tells Mourinho He's Not Interested In Joining
Author: 0 Man Utd Target Tells Mourinho He's Not Interested In Joining

Jerome Boateng was another option but Bayern Munich have not been keen to sanction a loan move. The transfer window closed on Thursday evening with Jose Mourinho's prediction, made at a news conference earlier in the day, coming in to fruition: Manchester United failed to add any new signings to add to the trio of Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant, all of whom arrived in July.

Sports Manchester United Make Diego Godin Approach
Author: 0 Manchester United Make Diego Godin Approach

United's bid for Harry Maguire , Toby Alderweireld , Jerome Boateng and Yerry Mina have all failed. Manchester United executive vice chairman Ed Woodward and head of corporate development Matt Judge are both at the club's Carrington training complex this morning as they try to deliver a late signing for Jose Mourinho .

Sports Playing two spinners at Lord's tempting, says Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Playing two spinners at Lord's tempting, says Virat Kohli

For England , 20-year-old Ollie Pope is set for debut but it will be interesting to see the combination India goes in with. England , therefore, will have the confidence and advantage of playing at Lord's but they will not write off India .

Sports Sarri: My Chelsea Still Work In Progress
Author: 0 Sarri: My Chelsea Still Work In Progress

The Italian global will look to dictate the play from the middle of the park, with Ross Barkley and Tiemoue Bakayoko giving him company in the midfield trio, with Cesc Fabregas likely to miss out due to a knee injury. British Summer Time at 90,000-seat Wembley Stadium in London, England. A midfield marvel set to be unleashed. Conte is now suing Chelsea over the manner of his sacking, as he claims the club's indecision blocked him from taking up managerial roles elsewhere, yet the ...

Sports Luka Modric wants showdown talks over Inter Milan move
Author: 0 Luka Modric wants showdown talks over Inter Milan move

It is reported that Vlado Lemic and Guiseppe Riso - the agents who oversaw Sime Vrsaljko's switch from Madrid to Milan - are now in contact with the player, acting as intermediaries between him and I Nerazzurri . Do you think Real can afford to lose Modric? In doing so, Inter can offset the deal over two financial years. The Croatian global, who was part of the side that finished runners-up to France in this year's World Cup , was named the player of the tournament after leading his ...

Sports LeBron James’ Barbershop Talk Show ‘The Shop’ Cuts Deal With HBO
Author: 0 LeBron James’ Barbershop Talk Show ‘The Shop’ Cuts Deal With HBO

The school will act as a learning facility for 240 at-risk OH children in the third and fourth grade with plans to expand to grades 1-8 by 2022. On Sunday, James took to Twitter to state that the launch of the LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron (Ohio) Public Schools' new elementary school will be one of the best days of his life.

Sports DeMar DeRozan thanks Raptors fans in heartfelt personal message on Instagram
Author: 0 DeMar DeRozan thanks Raptors fans in heartfelt personal message on Instagram

CBC Sports' Jacqueline Doorey and Anson Henry break down some of the pros, cons, risks and rewards of trading former Raptors star DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard . Meanwhile, Leonard - whom his camp said did not want to play for the Raptors - arrived in Toronto Friday evening. "He's not going to leave, I'm telling you, '" The San Diego Union-Tribune's Jason Zeigler writes.

Sports Wolff: Ferrari power boost has dealt Mercedes a 'severe warning'
Author: 0 Wolff: Ferrari power boost has dealt Mercedes a 'severe warning'

Hamilton pushed to the line in the final laps at the team's request as Mercedes covered off the prospect of a time penalty for not entering the pits under the Safety Car, but the race director's event notes made no such mention of drivers not being allowed to abort, and there has been no investigation announced.

Sports New Liverpool FC signing sends clear message to Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 New Liverpool FC signing sends clear message to Jurgen Klopp

Natália, who has been in spotlight with her Instagram posts since rumors about Alisson's possible transfer from Roma FC emerged, connected to fans with a special shout-out. Liverpool have already moved to recoup some of the cost, agreeing a £12.5m (€14m) deal with Leicester for Wales worldwide Danny Ward . Having already played a number of pre-season friendlies closer to home, Klopp is clearly determined to have his team primed for action come their opening Premier League game ...

Sports Carmelo Anthony has told friends he’ll join Rockets
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony has told friends he’ll join Rockets

The Hawks reportedly will buyout Anthony's contract, which will make him an unrestricted free agent if he clears waivers. The person spoke Thursday on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the situation publicly.

Sports Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready
Author: 0 Guardiola wants Man City stars rested and ready

Jorginho, 26, was widely expected to arrive at the Etihad Stadium this summer having agreed personal terms with the Premier League champions. City tried to sign the Italy midfielder from Napoli but he opted for a move to Chelsea . "It could be like what happened with Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz - he could stay with us, because from what we have seen in these days, the impression is good, so good".

Sports John Degenkolb claims maiden stage win at the Tour de France
Author: 0 John Degenkolb claims maiden stage win at the Tour de France

Sunday's Stage 9 will take riders over 15 cobbled paths scattered along 21.7 kilometers of the 156.5-kilometer course from Arras to Roubaix, near the Belgian border. "It's pure happiness. It's really hard to describe the feeling", a teary-eyed Degenkolb, who is participating in his sixth Tour de France , said afterwards.

Sports Kyle Schwarber narrowly escapes Alex Bregman to advance in Home Run Derby
Author: 0 Kyle Schwarber narrowly escapes Alex Bregman to advance in Home Run Derby

If Harper goes yard during the All-Star Game , the Nationals said they will release more $1 tickets. After prevailing against Hoskins, Schwarber squared off with Bryce Harper of the hometown Washington Nationals in the finals. Harper's winning home run came during a 30-second bonus batting period he earned by smashing at least two balls that traveled at least 440 feet. However, Schwarber hit a hot streak and edged him out with time to spare.

Sports Putin: Your toolkit to help understand the story
Author: 0 Putin: Your toolkit to help understand the story

Standing alongside Putin at the news conference in Helsinki on Monday, Mr Trump was asked if he believed US intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russian Federation interfered in the election in an effort to help him defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton .

Sports Belgium vs. England live
Author: 0 Belgium vs. England live

The victory gives Belgium its best-ever finish at World Cup and builds a bit more momentum moving forward. 80th minute, 1-0 Belgium: A fantastic Belgium counter attack almost ends with another goal from Thomas Meunier, but his powerful volley is saved by England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Sports John Isner can't win this epic marathon match at Wimbledon
Author: 0 John Isner can't win this epic marathon match at Wimbledon

On Friday, Kevin Anderson will take on the big-serving John Isner in the Wimbledon semi-finals after his phenomenal comeback against Roger Federer in the quarter-finals on Wednesday. He seems to have returned to form, as he has been excellent at Wimbledon. "We always played in important stages, important places", said Nadal, who had a far rougher go of things in the quarterfinals than Djokovic, needing more than 4½ hours to edge Juan Martin del Potro in a five-set thriller.

Sports Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings
Author: 0 Djokovic into Wimbledon semi-final, blasts 'unnecessary' warnings

Scot Murray, 32 - who triumphed here past year alongside Martina Hingis - and former singles world No.1 Azarenka moved into the quarter-finals with a 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 win over Matwe Middelkoop and Johanna Larsson. "Maybe he has good chance to win the tournament", said Nishikori, who was beaten in four sets by the Serb in the quarter-finals. Djokovic went on to take the set but there was to be another twist at the start of the fourth when the world number 28 - also known for his obdurate ...

Sports Wimbledon: Extraordinary Serena Williams into final
Author: 0 Wimbledon: Extraordinary Serena Williams into final

She won here I don't know how many times. "It's like, come on guys, this is pretty awesome". "It's insane, I don't even know how to feel because I didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back", said Williams. "Yeah, I have to be ready for the match of my life". "I know that she is always pushing you to the limits to play your best tennis ". "I literally didn't expect to do this well in my fourth tournament back in 16 months".

Sports Tyler Honeycutt found dead after LAPD standoff
Author: 0 Tyler Honeycutt found dead after LAPD standoff

Although officers could not communicate with the man after the shooting, they believe the man is still alive, the report said . The suspect barricaded himself inside the home, so police set up a perimeter and called in a SWAT team, according to Officer Jeff Lee with the Department's Media Relations Section.

Sports 'Proud' Sweden march through to the World Cup quarter-finals
Author: 0 'Proud' Sweden march through to the World Cup quarter-finals

Forsberg's powerful but seemingly unthreatening strike from the edge of the box was deflected off defender Manuel Akanji's left foot to leave goalkeeper Yann Sommer helpless. Granit Xhaka tried his luck from distance for Switzerland but failed to hit the target before Dzemaili put another attempt over after combining nicely with Steven Zuber .

Sports The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the National Basketball Association
Author: 0 The Golden State Warriors Have Broken the National Basketball Association

But there's absolutely no reason to believe Magic Johnson and Co. are going to mortgage their future for an opportunity to contend this coming season. McGee, 30, was a reserve on the Golden State Warriors' NBA championship teams the past two seasons. The Indians haven't won the World Series in 70 years, but they came close just two seasons ago.

Author: 0 LeBron effect: Rajon Rondo jumps to Lakers

In the years since he left the team in the 2014-15 season, he's only spent one year with each subsequent squad. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , who first reported the deal , said that the Lakers landed Rondo by outbidding the New Orleans Pelicans , where the 32-year-old played last season.

Sports Neymar shines as Brazil beat Mexico to reach World Cup quarters
Author: 0 Neymar shines as Brazil beat Mexico to reach World Cup quarters

Willian darts towards the goal and centers the ball low, finding Neymar just completing his break to send home the first goal of the game. Update: Neymar notches the first goal of the game at the 51 minute mark. "This is a game of men that is played with intensity and not with so much clowning". And leading Brazil from the front, Neymar Jr dominated their Latin American neighbour quite well in the second-half.

Sports Andres Iniesta confirms retirement from Spain squad after World Cup exit
Author: 0 Andres Iniesta confirms retirement from Spain squad after World Cup exit

Vladimir Putin called King Felipe VI of Spain after a FIFA World Cup Round of 16 match between the two national teams. Russian Federation had pledged to host a safe and secure World Cup in 11 cities. Russian Federation looked impressive during their group stage victories against Saudi Arabia and Uruguay but the 3-0 loss to Uruguay , who themselves reached the quarter finals after beating Portugal on Saturday , exposed the defensive fragilities present in the host nation's side.

Sports Every player rated as Croatia triumph in tense penalty shoot-out against Denmark
Author: 0 Every player rated as Croatia triumph in tense penalty shoot-out against Denmark

In a tournament packed with excitement this was no classic, although it looked set to be a thriller after Mathias Jorgensen and Mario Mandzukic scored at either end within the first four minutes. However, it proved a false dawn as the spectacle faded with both sides choosing caution as their priority given the rare chance to reach the last eight at a World Cup .

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