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Saints boss happy to welcome Van Dijk back to senior training set-up

Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger had been adamant that Van Dijk was not for sale in the summer and said keeping the defender was "the statement we need to make". "We are now in a situation where making a small step will be really hard for us, and to achieve this, we had to keep our best players, to work with them and to build a team, that is the most hard thing".

Why Manchester United snubbed Zidane

UNITED missed the chance to sign Zinedine Zidane because Sir Alex Ferguson didn't want to upset Eric Cantona . Newcastle had the opportunity to sign Zidane for £1.2million in 1996, but decided not to after watching him play. As Edwards explained, Cantona's decision to retire came entirely out of the blue and the legendary Frenchman was still at the height of his considerable powers - conducting the show beautifully for the Old Trafford orchestra.

Mourinho snubbed for Manager of the Month as Wagner claims August prize

Wagner has become accustomed to winning individual accolades collecting two Manager of the Month awards in the Championship last season as well as the Manager of the Year trophy after steering the club successfully through the play-offs. Mane's team mate Mohamed Salah, Manchester United trio Phil Jones, Romelu Lukaku and Henrik Mkhitaryan, Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata were the other players short-listed for the award.

Debutant Kylian Mbappe scores on PSG debut

He opened his account for PSG just before the hour mark with a sizzling half-volley to put his side 2-1, however his first goal for the club could've come a lot sooner. Just select seven players from across the Saturday and Sunday Premier League fixtures for your chance to bag that tasty £ 20k prizepot . Growing up as a PSG fan, Mbappe said that Ronaldinho was his idol when he was younger.

Clippers Create New Courtside Seats Selling For $175k Per Season

The seats also are also positioned so they will appear on television. The new seating arrangement, if successful, is likely to be copied by other teams around the league soon rather than later. "Companies, agencies or just a hardcore fan who wants to get closer ". With the Clippers scheduled to play 43 preseason and regular-season games , the seats come to approximately $4,070 a game.

Panthers, Red Sox, Rays and Bruins Partner to Help Hurricane Irma Relief

He was pulled from the game with forearm tightness but checked out ok for his start against the Red Sox . Here's the latest Rays vs. Boston pitcher Drew Pomeranz took a no hitter into the fifth inning before giving up two hits. Betts clanged his three-run homer off Pesky's Pole in right field in the first inning. When All-Star starter Chris Archer walked off the mound Saturday night in Chicago after throwing just eight pitches due to tightness in his forearm, even he didn't know ...

Falcons vs. Bears: Three Keys to Victory

It can't be much worse than past year. It has been a long offseason but at least it was exciting with the drafting of a possible franchise QB for the Chicago Bears . The only chance to limit Jones - nobody stops him - is to bracket him with a corner and a safety, which makes the lesser-known Gabriel ultra risky in the slot.

Mike Gillislee, James White, Rex Burkhead Post-Week 1 Fantasy Advice

I don't have an exact answer for you, but I do think we'll see a split between Gillislee and Rex Burkhead in the New England backfield. If Thursday's game was any indication, Gillislee is the Patriots running back to own in fantasy circles for 2017.

Patriots Place Malcolm Mitchell On Injured Reserve Hours Before Season Opener

Because Mitchell was on the Patriots' initial 53-man roster, he will be eligible to return to the team after eight weeks. However, the Pats have a bye in Week 9, so barring another setback, his first appearance won't come until November 12th against the Denver Broncos.

Reno's Van Noy signs extension with Patriots

The linebacker failed to make a major impact with the Lions in his three seasons in Detroit but found a niche in New England. The incident culminated with Kelce shoving the ball into Van Noy's groin. The Patriots will have to figure it out quick, given their next game will be against an uptempo New Orleans Saints offense. Apparently, Bill Belichick and the Patriots have seen enough in those 11 games to grant the 6-foot-3 linebacker an extension.

Chest-bump gone wrong: Hawaii assistant suffers dislocated elbow, broken wrist

According to Hawaii News Now , Duggan suffered pretty bad injuries including a dislocated elbow and a fractured wrist. Head coach of Hawaii, Nick Rolovich, said the choice of celebration by Duggan was ill-advised. After a big play, the player will jump high in the air, make contact with another person who is also jumping in the air, and they both come back down to the ground.

Meet the inspirational seven-year-old baseball fan with a robot arm

The first team to respond? Born with a rare genetic disorder that left her missing three fingers, baseball fan Hailey Dawson and her family are hoping to raise awareness , break records and show that children who rely on prosthetics can achieve the impossible - and MLB's biggest teams are helping her achieve that goal.

State Supreme Court Rules Dayton's Veto of Legislative Funding Constitutional; Orders Mediation

Instead, the high court hoped the two sides could reach a verdict through court-ordered mediation, shying away from the months-long legal battle between the branches of government that stems from the messy end of the legislative session this spring.

Alex Smith hits Tyreek Hill for 75-yard touchdown

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is one of the best at his position in the National Football League, but he's routinely on the wrong end of boneheaded plays and Thursday night against the New England Patriots was no different.

Hamsik quizzed over possibility of joining Man United

He contributed 12 goals and ten assists in Serie A last season as the club could only manage third position in the table, finishing five points behind champions Juventus. "As a footballer, it's hard because you never know what comes next". "But I'm happy to be here, both on a professional and human level. Maradona is a God in Naples, it would be fantastic to be ahead of someone like that", Hamsik told Kicker .

Walkover: Astros beaten by A's in both ends of doubleheader

Semien's slam was also the 200th home run of the season for the A's, giving their fifth-highest output in club history. Powell sent Ken Giles' 0-2 pitch into the right field seats for his second home run of the season. "He's got a sinker and a slider that both go down pretty hard", Semien said. He has to throw strikes and get ahead. Are the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics going to bring the offensive fireworks Friday night at 10:05PM EST? He gave up one unearned run on four hits ...

Finley throws 3 TDs, NC State beats Marshall 37-20

Close Modal Window Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. The Pack ran an excellent two-minute drive to wrap up the first and take the lead, culminating in a lovely grab for a 34-yard touchdown by sophomore receiver Kelvin Harmon, who finished with nine catches for 121 yards and a touchdown to make it 23-20 State for the Wolfpack's first lead of the season.

Chelsea rebel Diego Costa abandons Surrey home; relocates family to Madrid

While eager to get Costa back on board, the Atletico supremo has moved to rubbish any suggestion that Diego Simeone's decision to commit to fresh terms is linked to a deal for the Spain global. He would be able to feature in the Premier League or the Carabao Cup, but even if he were to make an unlikely return to action for the Blues, it's hard to imagine him turning down Atletico when they appear to be just as eager to sign him as he has been to move.

Sea Para Games cyclists and chief coach hurt in hit-and-run

Kuala Selangor police chief Supt Ruslan Abdullah told the portal that the case was not a hit-and-run, as initially thought, due to a mix-up in the vehicle registration number. Those injured in the crash were Chief Coach Mohd Johari Nayan, 42, Para ASEAN athletes Mohd Hairul Hazwan Wahab, 25, and Muhammad Khairul Nizam Mohd Ali, 19; and two pilot riders - Mohd Nor Rizual Zainal, 31, and Muhamad Nur Syafiq Suhaimy, 25.

Ellis Out For Months Due To Surgery Recovery

Predators general manager David Poile gave January 1 as the estimated timeline for Ellis' return. He appeared on a Hamilton, Ont., television station a couple of weeks later, sporting a large knee brace. He was able to log heavy minutes, averaging nearly 24 minutes a night during the regular season, while playing on the power play (contributing four power play goals and 11 points) and leading the team in ice time on the penalty kill.

Broncos' Vance Joseph on Ingram and Bosa: 'You can't help both tackles'

PT kickoff in Denver - one that is nationally broadcast on ESPN, but will end after half the country is asleep. I'm just going to listen to him on game day and during the week on how he's feeling and just make sure he feels great when we kickoff on Monday night.

Aoki hits in 10th consecutive game as Mets beat Reds

Mahle is searching for his first major-league win despite having allowed just three earned runs and nine hits over 11 innings. "To get out of that inning and not let them tie the game, that was big for me - a big moment in the start", he said.

DraftKings, FanDuel Reach $2.6M Settlement with Massachusetts AG's Office

Boston-based DraftKings and New York-based FanDuel will each pay $1.3 million. Both DraftKings and FanDuel have made significant changes to their business models in the wake of the investigation in respect of gameplay fairness, protections for minors, responsible gaming requirements, fairness in advertising, and data and funds security to bring these elements in full compliance with MA state regulatory requirements.

Jose Mourinho disappointed in Andreas Pereira loan from Manchester United

The Manchester United manager wanted to keep hold of the Brazilian midfielder in the summer and made it clear that he sees a place for him in the squad for the current season. We have the situation under control. This could be a win-win scenario for the Red Devils. "But he has a long-term contract, we have the option to bring him back on January 1, so is not a drama but is a decision which disappoints me a little bit".

Lehmann ponders winners and losers from Bangladesh tour

Bangladesh would consider it an opportunity lost when their two-match Test series against Australia finished 1-1 with the visitors winning the second Test in Chittagong by seven wickets. When asked about wicketkeeper Matthew Wade , who only averaged 5.66 with the bat after scoring 17 runs in two Tests, Lehmann said: "Wade did a great job behind the sticks this game after the criticism he copped".

Chicago Bulls guard Cameron Payne has foot surgery, out 3-4 months

The team says he will remain in a splint the next seven to 10 days and then spend six to eight weeks in a boot. He didn't end up playing until January 7 because of the injury a season ago. The Bulls added Payne as a young piece to their rebuild, which would come to fruition in June with the trade of All-Star forward Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves.

A new Boeheim legacy? Legendary coach's son commits to SU

This is all I ever wanted growing up. I want to play in front of 30,000 screaming fans every home game. Buddy Boeheim was the All-CNY player of the year for large schools last season while leading Jamesville-Dewitt to the Class A Section III title as a junior.

Van Gundy: 2018 is a wrap, Warriors will win forever

But I am way, way far away from Jeff Van Gundy . That guy is leading the pack. Even if the Cavs dealt their newly acquired 2018 first-round pick for a plug-and-play talent to make a run at the title in LeBron James' contract year, winning it all would be considered a long shot - at least according to TV analyst and former National Basketball Association coach Jeff Van Gundy .

Arda Turan set for Galatasaray return

With the transfer window still open in Turkey, an FC Barcelona star is reportedly on the verge of being the club's ninth departure in past couple of months. At a cost of €40 million, per Llorens, he represents a bad miss on the market, but Turan still maintains value, and the sooner the club can sell him, the better.

Parsons of Brazil elected president of Paralympic movement

He credits the IPC agreement with the International Olympic Committee to tie the Paralympics to that year's Olympic host city as a key to expanding the popularity of the event. " Now it is time to roll up the sleeves and work really hard with the membership and the new governing board ". "I think winning in the first round shows very strong support from the membership".

National Basketball Association considering draft lottery reform that would discourage tanking

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the National Basketball Association "is aggressively pursuing draft lottery reform " that could be voted into legislation before the start of the upcoming season. Another idea that could be included in the new proposed regulation would prohibit teams from picking in the top of the draft in consecutive years. For example, if Minnesota wins the No.

Unbeatable: Indians romping, rolling on 16-game win streak

Over two hours before the game's first pitch, the mood inside the clubhouse of baseball's hottest team is nearly fraternity-house loose. Francisco Lindor , a Houston Astros familiar foe. The good news on that front is Miller progressing toward a return. They're creating their own breaks. It's not a lot of fun to miss out on. They would be the only two runs of the game as Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings before Shawn Armstrong and Craig Breslow faced the minimum in their two innings ...

S Pryor claimed by Jaguars

The 25-year-old Pryor was selected 18th overall by the Jets in the 2014 NFL Draft and recorded 130 tackles with two interceptions over 44 games (three seasons) in NY. He will likely be battling Peyton Thompson for the backup free safety spot behind Tashaun Gipson. Walker played 13 games for Green Bay (no starts) in 2015 and two games for Houston (no starts) previous year.

Jaguars place WR Dede Westbrook on IR, claim S Calvin Pryor

Westbrook, a fourth-round draft pick from Oklahoma, led the National Football League in receiving in the preseason and even played the finale after seeing a core muscle specialist in Philadelphia. Westbrook is eligible to return after the Jaguars eighth game. The Jaguars also signed offensive lineman Josh Walker and released offensive lineman Earl Watford , who had been competing for the starting job at left guard.

Avintia Ducati signs Rabat for 2018 MotoGP season

Currently, in the development stages, this engine will be a high revving one and will be suited for track use. But in the interim, Ducati is getting their all-new Panigale ready for launch at EICMA in November. This firing sequence also gives the Desmosedici Stradale a unique signature sound. A 90 degrees V4 configuration makes the engine extremely compact, allowing centralisation of mass and smoothing incorporation on the vehicle.