Liverpool to play Hoffenheim in Champions League playoff round

As for Brendan Rodgers' Celtic side, they will be looking to make the group stage yet again as they will not meet the likes of Olympiakos, FC Copenhangen, APOEL and Maribor. But the Treble-winners will hope to land a decent draw this Friday and better last season's Champions League campaign. We know it's a challenge, but we're going to jump into it with bravery and ambition'.

Nationals' Scherzer, Gonzalez to miss starts versus Cubs

But Joe Maddon has a theory, even if he was half (or mostly?) joking. Many - including Kerry Wood - have come out and said the overabundance of day games at Wrigley Field has contributed to the Cubs' lack of championships over the last century-plus.

World Athletics Championships begin in London today, 25 Indians to take part

The World Athletics Championships will begin in London today. Farah was the favourite to prevail on home soil, having sensationally claimed gold medals in his last nine major global finals over 5000m and 10,000m. Before the race, the goateed Bolt acknowledged the crowd with outstretched arms. The crowds have already cheered for gold at the world championships.

Manchester City vs West Ham United Club Friendly Match 2017

Goals from Gabriel Jesus , Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling handed City a third win in four warm-up games and the manager was pleased to end what he believes has been a summer of many positives on a high. "The transfer window doesn't close till August 31 so we will see". "We have to do that under pressure". "In the second half, we had some moments in the game which were good and some opportunities but not goalscoring ones, apart from a couple".

Mourinho Clear Favorite to Sign Bale for Manchester United

The "B" who's apparently drawn the shortest straw and is thus actively being shopped around is Gareth Bale . The former Spurs attacker made just 26 appearances last season due to hamstring and calf injuries and he was left on the bench for the Champions League final during the win over Juventus with Isco preferred in attack.

The first sign Patriots are feeling extra cocky this season

A photo of Patriots season tickets has been making its way around the internet on Thursday claiming the Pats are confident enough to already include two playoff games in the package. Below is a look at the over/under win totals for every team in the National Football League this season, according to Bovada . The last time New England missed out on the AFC title game was in 2010 and the team is geared up to make another run this season.

Police say former Giants TE had 25 pounds of pot in vehicle

Monday in White Deer Township. Robinson posted 10% of the $15,000 bail after telling police he was a former National Football League player looking to make a roster this year, according to the Daily Item . Robinson reportedly told officers he was trying to make a roster for the upcoming season. The Giants selected Robinson in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, but he was waived by the team in 2015.

Has $352.59 Million Stake in Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB)

Cambiar Investors Llc who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $94.45B market cap company. The stock declined 0.53% or $0.36 reaching $67.86 per share. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson to "Buy" on Thursday, April 20. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Monday, October 19 with "Outperform".

Manchester United's Juan Mata donates part of salary to charity

I want to make sure that other kids get the chances I had. "And even though I've been engaged with charities before, I knew that I wanted to do something more". Imagine the entire industry uniting in the name of social change. The Manchester United midfielder is the first member of Common Goal, an initiative created by streetfootballworld , which supports more than 120 football charities around the world.

Ravens sign free-agent offensive lineman Austin Howard

Lasting just one week on the open market as an unrestricted free agent, Howard previously visited the Houston Texans before ultimately agreeing to terms with the Ravens. As a result, Howard should have every opportunity to prove not only that he's healthy, but that he can contribute in a meaningful capacity as a bookend opposite second-year left tackle Ronnie Stanley.

Clippers relieve Doc Rivers of his GM duties

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Only three teams now have coaches who also run the front office. Both Frank and Rivers will report directly to the owner. "Doc knows how to win championships", Ballmer said in the release.

FSU suspends Da'Vante Phillips after five felony charges

He was booked into jail on Friday morning and bonded out at 1:43 p.m. today according to multiple reports. Phillips has just five catches in two years with Florida State, but he was expected to provide depth to a thin wide receiver core for the Seminoles in 2017.

Abigail Spencer in SPOILER out

Despite only one appearance last season, the character of Owen's sister is expected to have a much larger presence in the upcoming season. Regan now stars alongside Grey's Anatomy alum Eric Dane on The Last Ship . Megan Hunt was presumed dead after her helicopter went missing, but it was revealed in the season 13 finale that she is actually alive. Grey's Anatomy returns with a special 2-hour season premiere on Thursday, September 28 beginning at 8/7c on ABC! .

Charles Oakley agrees to deal stemming from Garden altercation

Though the National Basketball Association wants to move on , it seems a lawsuit is coming. The charges stemmed from a February 8 incident, when Oakley sat a few rows from Knicks owner James Dolan at a game against the Los Angeles Clippers .

Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard "in the clear" after MRI

Justin Pugh had some advice for rookie Adam Bisnowaty, who was involved in a few skirmishes in Thursday's training camp practice, the second in a row that featured a number of plays that ended with teammates jawing, shoving and even punching each other.

What's Next For Barcelona? 6 Potential Neymar Replacements

When people, and indeed whole countries, began investing mind-boggling sums in football and football players it seemed as though they'd gone mad. In a reference to PSG's super-rich Qatari backers, Wenger said the deal was a effect of what happens when "a country owns a club".

Seahawks DE Frank Clark kicked out of practice after punching Germain Ifedi

The punch led to a brawl between offensive and defensive players at the VMAC in Renton. An initial fight broke out between offensive lineman Will Pericak and defensive tackle Rodney Cole, but both sides appeared to settle down and were preparing to continue practice.

Fußball-Frauen beschwören bei EM Ende der Torkrise

Jones blieb bei ihrer Anfangsformation, für die sie sich bereits am Samstag entschieden hatte. "Meine eigene Motivation ist da", sagte die 44-Jährige, die weiter auf das auch für den Fall eines vorzeitigen EM-Scheiterns zugesagte Vertrauen der Verbandsführung hofft.

Sources: Chicago weighing options as David Accam pushes for transfer

Since then, Basti has been putting in some good performances and was elected to the MLS All Star team that will take on Real Madrid on Wednesday night. "I always want [the Fire] to do well". Accam said he was lucky to grow up playing for the Right to Dream Academy, one of the biggest academies in West Africa and one of the few academy options he knew of during his youth.

Robbie Keane signed by Atletico de Kolkata for upcoming ISL season

The former Tottenham Hotspur and Republic of Ireland forward will link up with ex-teammate Teddy Sheringham , who is the new head coach of the Kolkata-based ISL franchise. He has also been part of Major League Soccer team, Los Angeles Galaxy . The man from Dublin will reportedly earn more than £50,000 per week for his four-month stay in India which trumps most offers he would've received had he chose to move to an English club.

Injured Wawrinka to miss US Open

Murray has withdrawn from next week's Rogers Cup in Montreal but has not yet announced whether he will play in Cincinnati the following week or at the US Open . This is the only option that will provide me the opportunity for many more years to play at the highest level. "I will see you all in 2018!" Federer sat out the second half of 2016 but has returned strong this year, winning two majors and beating Wawrinka in the finals at Indian Wells.

Neymar joins Paris St-Germain for world record fee of €222 million

But the man hailed as "the best player in the world" by PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi at a press conference on Friday stressed his desire to help the French team achieve their dream of European glory was his guiding influence. Conte said: "We are trying to buy, not sell". A fortnight ago Pique had insinuated that Neymar would be staying at the Nou Camp but in the wake of his exit, the Spaniard took to Instagram to wish him well in France.

West Ham assistant sings praises of new signing

However the £16m signing of Javier Hernandez might just sort out the Hammer's woes. West Ham's official Twitter account posted a short video of Hernandez taking part in a drill and the scorcher that Chicharito produced should encourage West Ham fans.

Trump's reason for golf trips ignites internet - RT America

Golf Magazine reported Trump lavishing praise on the members during a cocktail party before he invited them to "drop in" on his interviews with potential cabinet members. This is not the first time Trump's comments about government-owned accommodations have raised eyebrows. It must be tough being one of the world's most powerful men...

Tony Granato to coach U.S. men's hockey at Olympics

USA Hockey is to announce its coaches and general manager at a news conference Friday in Plymouth, Michigan. Most recently, Chelios was an assistant coach for the Detroit Red Wings in 2015-2016 after spending five seasons as an advisor to the Red Wings management staff.

Dolphins Fear Ryan Tannehill Needs Season-Ending Surgery

The Dolphins are still waiting for further medical evaluation on Ryan Tannehill's knee, but ESPN reports they are preparing for a wide range of outcomes-including the possibility that he is out for the season. "He's done, I think", a source told ESPN . Enter Colin Kaepernick . Bleacher Report claimed that the Dolphins have been internally discussing signing the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, who remains the best available free agent quarterback.

Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko to miss start of season

Eden Hazard was linked on Friday with a move to Barcelona after Neymar made the switch to PSG, however Conte dismissed the rumours completely. "We have to wait and be patient". The player, his agent and the club knew very well the future of the player in the summer. "For sure I don't understand why his lawyer is getting involved, but the situation is very clear and is always the same".

Kalvin Phillips: Leeds United midfielder signs contract extension

Leeds United have announced that midfielder Kalvin Phillips has put pen to paper on a new contract at the club. This means he needs to go out on loan again and despite the rivalry between the two sides, he is set to move across the Pennines and play for Leeds .

Jerry Jones hopes Ezekiel Elliott will be playing Week 1

Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said there's no doubt. As Kate Hairopoulos of The Dallas Morning News pointed out, Jones also said he believes the decision will be seen imminently . Jerry seemed pretty confident that Zeke would be available for Week 1 against the Giants , stating several times that he hopes to have the star running back on the field and that the team would be preparing as if he will play in that game.

Jordan Spieth drains 100 feet worth of putts... in two holes

Spieth won by three shots at Royal Birkdale, but he was almost undone by an errant drive on the 13th hole that hit a spectator on the head and bounded over a dune. "The course is extremely pure". Spieth did not want to let yesterday's news conference pass without explaining the wayward drive at the 13th hole in the final round at Birkdale that led to his taking a penalty stroke and a drop on the practice range.

Josh Onomah: Aston Villa sign Tottenham midfielder on season-long loan

The 20-year-old attacking midfielder has linked up with Steve Bruce's side for the 2017/18 campaign, where he hopes to gain some much-needed first-team experience. Grealish suffered kidney damage during Villa's pre-season encounter with Watford on Saturday, and is expected to spend at least three-months on the sidelines.

Thirteen-time motorbike world champ Nieto dies at 70

In a report this week, the hospital said the patient was "within normal limits" and there were no signs of complications. His career total of 90 wins put him third in the all-time rankings behind Italians Giacomo Agostini and Valentino Rossi .

From Padman first look to Toilet Ek Prem Katha title track

Akshay Kumar's Toilet Ek Prem Katha which is making waves with the public for his open crusade against fighting this odd, has another feather in its cap with the new song Toilet Ka Jugaad . All three were seen sweeping the school premises with brooms. The film is about Keshav and Jaya. Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie titled " Toilet Ek Prem Katha ", which was directed by Shree Narayan Singh co-produced by Akshay Kumar and Neeraj Pandey.

Kyrie Irving Trade Rumors: Cavs 'Would Love' Devin Booker in a Deal

Despite losing Paul, the Clippers got the best possible deal done after Paul opted into the final year of his deal and said he wanted to be traded. This is going to be the situation for Irving trades all the way up to the day he's traded.

Lucas Perez hands in formal transfer request

Arsenal are refusing to let Perez leave for less than £13.4m, a price tag that has reportedly put off a number of clubs. It is well known that Perez would prefer a move back to his hometown of La Coruña, but they will not meet Arsenal's 15m euro asking price ...