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Author: 0 Manchester United chiefs hand Jose Mourinho extra funds for late summer spree

With nine players injured, Mourinho is keen to have the eight players who were granted extended breaks due to their exertions in Russian Federation return to training a week before they were supposed to. "I have worked with a lot of managers in my time", United's new third-choice keeper added. "Jose has been one of the managers, maybe the top manager - him and Sir Alex Ferguson - to propel this tournament to a new level".

Sports F1: Daniel Ricciardo gives finger to Valtteri Bottas at Hungarian GP
Author: 0 F1: Daniel Ricciardo gives finger to Valtteri Bottas at Hungarian GP

We could control the pace and my position, but then the rear tyres started to die. The Finn also had to complete the race without being able to drink from his water bottle as Ferrari had forgotten to connect it before the start. "But I wanted to still get him back on-track as opposed to waiting for a penalty". Carlos Sainz and Pierre Gasly secured impressive fifth and sixth spots on the grid respectively, while Max Verstappen was only seventh-fastest and Daniel Ricciardo 12th on a gloomy ...

Sports Joseph Parker suffers stunning first in heavyweight slugfest
Author: 0 Joseph Parker suffers stunning first in heavyweight slugfest

I knew the overhand right was gonna catch him but I could not chuck it in the early rounds cos I knew I'd be left open. "Last time I tried to outbox (Joshua), but this time I'd take the fight to him, lean on his chest, rough him up a bit, and look for the punches that I believe can hurt him".

Author: 0 Western cyclists killed in suspected terrorist attack in Tajikistan

A group of seven cyclists was heading north in Danghara district, about 55 miles southeast of the capital Dushanbe , when they were struck by a vehicle with five armed people onboard on Sunday. RFE/RL reports that additional suspects are wanted by the authorities, including two 19-year-old men and a 21-year-old - the Tajik Interior Ministry published photos of the wanted suspects.

Sports Female Basketball Players Are Coming to ‘NBA Live 19’
Author: 0 Female Basketball Players Are Coming to ‘NBA Live 19’

A few years ago, EA Sports allowed you to play as numerous WNBA players, however they were not playable in the Career mode. Players will be mentored by Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks as they progress through NBA Live 19's career mode, and she can also be recruited to join your Squad in The Streets portion of the mode.

Sports Ahaqir Ishaq : Rockets Sign Clint Capela to an Extension
Author: 0 Ahaqir Ishaq : Rockets Sign Clint Capela to an Extension

The Rockets finished last season with a 65-17 record and advanced to the Western Conference finals, where they fell to eventual champions the Golden State Warriors in seven games. He was second in the league in blocks per game, eighth in rebounds per game and sixth in defensive win shares (4.1). The Swiss-born Capela had been seeking an extension comparable to those signed in 2016 by Oklahoma City 's Steven Adams (four years, $100 million) and Utah 's Rudy Gobert (four years, $102 ...

Sports Neymar, Kylian Mbappe could miss season's start - PSG coach Thomas Tuchel
Author: 0 Neymar, Kylian Mbappe could miss season's start - PSG coach Thomas Tuchel

The Brazilian was criticised for his on-pitch theatrics during the World Cup, specifically during their last-16 victory against Mexico , before suffering a quarter-final defeat against Belgium. I think they are playing in the Europa League this season, right? Tuchel has an embarrassment of goalkeeping riches including Alphonse Areola, a member of France's World Cup-winning squad, German worldwide Kevin Trapp, Sebastien Cibois and Remy Descamps.

Sports Jose Mourinho has asked some players to cut their holidays short
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho has asked some players to cut their holidays short

He is the only one who is here and the poor man is trying his best with the frustration of somebody who wants more. Although worldwide players like Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and David De Gea will be available for their first game against Leicester on August 10, they will not have played a game for three weeks and may well not have trained properly either.

Sports Raptors coach Nick Nurse has ‘great’ first meeting with Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Raptors coach Nick Nurse has ‘great’ first meeting with Kawhi Leonard

He characterized his relationship with Ujiri, whom he still clearly resents for keeping him out of the loop on trade talks, as "done". Gay told him he's going to love playing for the Spurs . Where are you going to get me the ball? "And I told him, 'Listen". Like, who is 'them?' You put the blame on just me and Casey? As initially reported by Dave Feschuk of The Star , Nurse went into the meeting feeling a little bit nervous, as there is no way to deny Leonard isn't exactly a people ...

Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo flips the bird to Valttari Bottas during Hungarian Grand Prix

The lead has changed hands six times this season but the 31-point swing in Hamilton's favour since Hockenheim has given him the largest lead either driver has enjoyed as F1 heads into the summer break. "Still 20 laps from the end everything was feeling OK, I had good control of the pace and my position". For sure we knew from the start that qualifying, where we qualified, we tried to do something different, I was happy to do that and I think the pace showed today that we were good.

Sports Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is without 17 players as his preseason problems continue to grow. It was always known that Man United were going to have to strengthen their squad this summer if they are to provide a closer title challenge to rivals Manchester City in the 2018-19 season, but that hasn't quite happened yet.

Sports Joseph Parker vows not to make Anthony Joshua mistake against Dillian Whyte
Author: 0 Joseph Parker vows not to make Anthony Joshua mistake against Dillian Whyte

Dereck Chisora: Says he is going to war with Carlos Takam this weekend live on Sky Sports Box Office. "I commented when I got here on Sunday, his ab has turned into six abs", Higgins said. "I've been in the game long enough to know talk and actions are different things". We loved the whole lead-up to the fight in Cardiff, it was great to see all the boxing fans come out and support us so Wembley would be another big experience.

Sports Lewis Hamilton extends title lead with dominant Hungarian GP win
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton extends title lead with dominant Hungarian GP win

It was a great finish for Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo , looking easily set to take the fifth place his team had targeted, but as he made a dart for P4, Bottas stayed deep in the corner and struck the Australian's vehicle - with a steward's inquiry set for after the race.

Sports Robert Garrigus shoots 63 for early lead at Canadian Open
Author: 0 Robert Garrigus shoots 63 for early lead at Canadian Open

Open victor Brooks Koepka; and 2017 Masters champion Sergio Garcia to name a few. The par 5's (holes 2, 13, 16, and 18) are 527, 558, 516, and 524 yards respectively, so for the longer hitters there's not a green that can't be reached in two.

Sports Geraint Thomas of Britain wins Tour de France
Author: 0 Geraint Thomas of Britain wins Tour de France

Roglic's team mate Robert Gesink pulled hard at the front of the yellow jersey group to reduce the gap from 3:00 to 1:30 in the Col des Borderes before the final climb via the punishing Col du Soulor. Froome was the favourite to retain his title but he paid the price for the efforts he made to win the Giro d'Italia in May as he just failed to become the first man in 20 years to achieve the Giro-Tour double.

Sports Mourinho open for Darmian exit
Author: 0 Mourinho open for Darmian exit

The Portuguese, who addressed the press after United's penalty shootout victory over AC Milan in the USA, attempted to play down the feud by saying he had "no right" to stop Martial from returning to Paris. 'If the manager says, "You're not a player for Manchester United , you're not a player for me", then I'll totally accept that and go to find another place.

Sports Borussia Dortmund: Christian Pulisic contract talks cancelled?
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund: Christian Pulisic contract talks cancelled?

Higuain arrived from Italian rivals Napoli for €90million in 2016 and the 30-year-old has helped Juve to back-to-back Serie A and Coppa Italia titles. If we could harness his full potential, €70M could prove to be a bargain. "We want to keep our top players but only if they want to be here". Not ready for Liverpool or Tottenham Hotspur yet? The young American forward is one of world football's hottest prospects after breaking onto the scene with Dortmund.

Sports Bonucci pushing for Juventus return, says AC Milan's Leonardo
Author: 0 Bonucci pushing for Juventus return, says AC Milan's Leonardo

Sources told ESPN FC the two clubs are discussing the possibility of a swap move which would see Bonucci return to Turin and Caldara, who spent last season on loan at Atalanta, head in the opposite direction. "We are very tied to Financial Fair Play, it won't be a insane market". Gattuso's position has been under threat since the appointment of Leonardo with the Brazilian seeking to bring Conte to San Siro.

Sports Guardiola: Man City’s Pre-Season Not Easy Without Key Players
Author: 0 Guardiola: Man City’s Pre-Season Not Easy Without Key Players

Therefore, he is likely to name another side full of young players who are likely to be reserve players or out on loan this coming season. "It was nice as he had a conversation with my brother and me, where we learned a lot". 'His physical condition is still not good, ' Guardiola added. You could make an argument that another versatile forward and a new centre back are required but that aside, Klopp has addressed the major weaknesses within his side and for that, he surely cannot be slammed.

Sports Jurgen Klopp gets in Jose Mourinho dig after 'mind games'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp gets in Jose Mourinho dig after 'mind games'

Andreas Pereira scored a free-kick for United but could not stop Liverpool making it two wins from three in the tournament and completing a Manchester double after their 2-1 win over Premier League champions City on Thursday. "Like I said, I've always loved the club". 'We want to deliver constantly. "We signed a few really, really good players - big names. Then the situation around Loris", he said .

Sports Manchester United's Chris Smalling injured during warm-up against Liverpool
Author: 0 Manchester United's Chris Smalling injured during warm-up against Liverpool

The Reds, then managed by Louis Van Gaal, initially fell behind courtesy of a Steven Gerrard spot-kick, but fought back with goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard to win 3-1 and claim the pre-season trophy. "After the [Borussia] Dortmund game, I didn't feel really good but I knew I don't have to make it bigger than it is". Substitute Daniel Sturridge continued his impressive pre-season form when he scored with his first touch after 66 minutes before Sheyi Ojo added his ...

Sports Mourinho trolls Klopp with classic title taunt
Author: 0 Mourinho trolls Klopp with classic title taunt

Liverpool have spent heavily this year as they attempt to close the gap on champions Manchester City, splashing out more than 200 million pounds for Alisson, Naby Keita, Fabinho, Xherdan Shaqiri and Virgil van Dijk. Both Liverpool and United now find themselves touring North America as they embark upon a series of International Champions Cup fixtures. "How can we imagine that a player who didn't show any signs, not in that game or before, that he will do these things when it's not ...

Sports Nibali to have surgery, Demare silences critics in Tour stage win
Author: 0 Nibali to have surgery, Demare silences critics in Tour stage win

Froome claimed second place in the 31-kilometre time trial from Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, which was won by a single second by time-trial world champion Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb ), with Thomas coming home third, 14 seconds off the pace. "What can I say?" Even before Saturday's time trial , Dumoulin knew only too well that he would not overhaul Thomas in the overall standings, and he seemed somewhat resigned, too, to the prospect of losing second place to Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo).

Sports Shareef O’Neal Praises LeBron Jr:
Author: 0 Shareef O’Neal Praises LeBron Jr: "One Kid I Can Relate To"

Living with the name " LeBron James" isn't always easy, and LeBron James Jr . learned that the hard way when his youth basketball game was cancelled after a security issue emerged. "The only thing I can do is give them a blueprint and it's up to them to take their own course whenever that time comes". James has three children: Bronny, 11-year-old Bryce and 3-year-old Zhuri.

Sports Vettel tops final practice for Hungary GP
Author: 0 Vettel tops final practice for Hungary GP

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was fourth in the second Mercedes behind the two Finns, but ahead of the two Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen. "We're good", came the reply. "But there's a difference between the two tyres, particularly for that long straight, so I think it's highly unlikely we're going to sacrifice keeping our positions at the start - but again, I don't know what the team are going to decide but I imagine we are going to start on the ultra, even with ...

Sports RIP: Former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away
Author: 0 RIP: Former Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne passes away

He let his real satisfaction show in June's presentation when he announced the company had reached zero debt, by donning a tie for the first time in a decade - albeit briefly. "Although all the options offered by cutting-edge medicine were utilised, Marchionne unfortunately passed away". Reports in the Italian media this week suggested that Marchionne was suffering from cancer.

Sports Signing Marcos Rojo would be Wolves' biggest risk of the Mendes era
Author: 0 Signing Marcos Rojo would be Wolves' biggest risk of the Mendes era

Daley Blind has already returned to former club Ajax, while Italian full-back Matteo Darmian has announced that he also wants to leave, with return to Italy having being speculated. "It's a free world and I have no problem with Jose", said the German. Martial left the team's pre-season camp in the United States to be with his wife as they welcomed their new child on Thursday, July 26.

Sports Real Madrid rule out signing Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid rule out signing Eden Hazard

Chelsea are looking for a third-choice goalkeeper after allowing Eduardo and Jamal Blackman leave on loan this summer to Vitesse Arnhem and Leeds respectively. Chelsea are rumoured to be interested in the England number one following his impressive displays for the Three Lions at this summer's World Cup.

Sports Thomas effectively seals his 1st Tour de France title
Author: 0 Thomas effectively seals his 1st Tour de France title

But he unleashed a stunning ride that after 2hrs 21m 27s gave him victory by 28s from Irishman Dan Martin (Team UAE-Emirates) and 47s ahead of third-placed Thomas. "Hopefully we'll have strength in numbers and he'll be able to just follow, as well", Thomas said. "I was going at some speed so I came obviously, but it was just a misunderstanding".

Author: 0 EPL: Arsenal explodes in second-half; beats PSG 5-1 in ICC

This will be Arsenal's second match in the International Champions Cup . Luciano Vietto opened scoring for the Spanish giants in the 41 minute before Emile Rowe levelled for Unai Emery's side in 47 minutes as the game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes.

Sports Tension between Barcelona and Roma escalates after apology
Author: 0 Tension between Barcelona and Roma escalates after apology

The Catalans swooped to steal the winger from under the noses of Roma and announced a €41 million deal for the Bordeaux player. Malcom's most likely position looks to be on the right wing for Barcelona , be it in a 4-4-2 like the one Ernesto Valverde played last season, in a 4-2-3-1 or even in a 4-3-3.

Author: 0 Real Madrid want Bale to take over from Cristiano Ronaldo

In order to further cement Hazard's retention, the Daily Express ' Tony Banks writes that manager Maurizio Sarri is set to hand the Belgian the Blues' captaincy this season. Leicester City's Kasper Schmeicel and Stoke City's Jack Butland are also believed to be on the club's shortlist. Los Blancos have shown interest in Chelsea's first choice goalkeeper in last few years and now they are expected to finally replace Keylor Navas with Thibaut Courtois .

Sports Another Man United Player Declares He Wants To Leave The Club
Author: 0 Another Man United Player Declares He Wants To Leave The Club

Only one place in the table and three points might have divided Newcastle and Leicester last season but in terms of ambition, they are worlds apart. "But we have to take decisions in our life and this is my decision". Now, Leicester are adamant to keep him and are reportedly going to demand a staggering fee of £80 million for the 25-year-old.