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Sports Ashton Could Face Ban Following Pre-Season Punch-Up
Author: 0 Ashton Could Face Ban Following Pre-Season Punch-Up

From Poite's report, likely to be submitted today, the Rugby Football Union will decide whether or not to cite Ashton and convene a panel. Welcome to the #SharksFamily @ChrisAshton1! Punishment for this kind of offence would usually mean a six-week ban, meaning Ashton would miss the start of the Premiership season with his new team, having joined Sale from Toulon in the summer.

Sports Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to face off in $9-million showdown
Author: 0 Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson to face off in $9-million showdown

WarnerMedia said the pair will selectively make side challenges against each other during the match, perhaps raising the stakes by challenging the other to a long-drive, closest-to-the-pin or similar competition during a hole. "No matter how much money you have, this amount will take both of us out of our comfort zone". "But in the first week of October, it will start to heat up".

Sports Lindswell Kwok Secures Indonesia's Second Gold Medal at 2018 Asian Games
Author: 0 Lindswell Kwok Secures Indonesia's Second Gold Medal at 2018 Asian Games

They are Takuya Hashimoto, 23, from Osaka in western Japan; Keita Imamura, 22, from Niigata in northern Japan; Takuma Sato, 23, from Shiga in western Japan; and Yuya Nagayoshi, 27, from Kyoto. It wasn't his best time or even close to his biggest win. "I would like to humbly apologise to the Japanese public, the JOC and everyone who supports basketball for this deplorable incident", Japan basketball chief Yuko Mitsuya said in a statement.

Sports Ohio State coach Urban Meyer suspended 3 games
Author: 0 Ohio State coach Urban Meyer suspended 3 games

The university put Meyer on paid leave on August 1 to investigate his knowledge of a domestic abuse allegation against Zach Smith , a former Buckeye assistant coach. But he also acknowledged lying to reporters a week earlier when he said he hadn't heard of the incident until shortly before he fired Zach Smith . The charge was dropped because of insufficient evidence.

Sports Bayern boss declares Ozil unfit to be Arsenal captain
Author: 0 Bayern boss declares Ozil unfit to be Arsenal captain

Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan spoke about Emery's philosophy after scoring and assisting in the defeat at Stamford Bridge. "We are going to try and realise them for the next games, maybe it can work, maybe it won't, but we are going to try and we want to win, that is the main thing".

Sports La Liga players angered by 'disrespectful' agreement
Author: 0 La Liga players angered by 'disrespectful' agreement

The players - who include Real captain Sergio Ramos and Atletico skipper Diego Godin - will be joined by AFE president David Aganzo in a joint effort to express their opposition to LFP president Javier Tebas on the proposal to play matches overseas, as well as the fact that La Liga and Relevant agreed on the plan without consulting the AFE or the Spanish Football Federation.

Sports Winner Thierry Henry agrees to become Bordeaux coach
Author: 0 Winner Thierry Henry agrees to become Bordeaux coach

He later moved to Barcelona, with whom he won the 2009 Champions League. The Arsenal legend helped guide Belgium to the World Cup semi-finals, before winning the third-place play-off against England. And after Gus Poyet was suspended for unleashing an astonishing attack on the club's board for sanctioning the sale of striker Gaetan Laborde to Montpellier without him knowing, the World Cup victor looks set to replace the former Chelsea and Spurs midfielder.

Sports United not happy with Neville over Woodward comment
Author: 0 United not happy with Neville over Woodward comment

The Chelsea players refused to play for Mourinho in the end and while it is unacceptable for any footballer to down tools and refuse to give of his best, you can understand why this particular manager is hard to play for. With Tottenham up next for Man United on Monday the challenge facing Mourinho and his players does not get any easier and on current form, Mauricio Pochettino's side would have to be considered favourites for the clash.

Sports Snedeker retains lead as weather halts Wyndham
Author: 0 Snedeker retains lead as weather halts Wyndham

Snedeker held a three-stroke lead Saturday when the third round was suspended because of severe weather. Mitchell played the course several years ago as part of the American Junior Golf Association tournament here, so he said that has helped on his first PGA Tour outing on the course.

Sports Hazard: Chelsea are lucky to have Kante
Author: 0 Hazard: Chelsea are lucky to have Kante

As a result, the European champions are still keen on the services of the Belgian global, having failed in their pursuit of previous top targets in Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. AS reports (h/t ESPN) that Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid want to sign Chelsea's Marcos Alonso before the end of the transfer window. This means that Real Madrid still has eight odd days in hand to decide if they're interested.

Sports Xiaomi Mi 8 to reportedly launch in India in September
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 8 to reportedly launch in India in September

Apart from that, the phone has a dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-FI, Bluetooth 5.0LE, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, USB Type-C port, and even a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone is also likely to be provided with microSD card slot for expanding the internal memory storage. The POCO F1 also has a secondary 5MP f/2.0 Samsung shooter for depth of field effects.

Sports Sung Hyun Park Returns To World No 1 At Iwit
Author: 0 Sung Hyun Park Returns To World No 1 At Iwit

And the two couldn't have taken a more different route. Park said her superb performance was anchored by a strong putting day. "And yeah, putts dropped for sure". This year, she has three more sub-par rounds, including a course record-tying 62 on Thursday, and has been atop the leader board each of the first three days.

Sports The Boiling Hot Mess that is Manchester United
Author: 0 The Boiling Hot Mess that is Manchester United

In a sarcastic second tweet, Raiola added: " Paul Scholes should become sports director and advise Woodward to sell Pogba". "I speak to people at the club and I think that there is a good spirit in the dressing room". 'At Man United, everything from top to bottom is in turmoil, and it shows. United face Spurs next at Old Trafford on Bank Holiday Monday. "Should Mourinho leave? No".

Sports NASCAR notebook: Larson sees a future of 'Kyle, Kyle and Chris' shows
Author: 0 NASCAR notebook: Larson sees a future of 'Kyle, Kyle and Chris' shows

Larson turned a lap at 127.792 miles per hour Friday in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. "Probably the most frustrating Bristol race I've had just because I never really felt like I had a shot to win", Larson said. "I just got racing with the 4 (Chastain) really hard", Briscoe said. Kyle Busch, a seven-time victor at Bristol , qualified third at 127.639 miles per hour.

Sports Virat Kohli dedicates win to Kerala flood victims
Author: 0 Virat Kohli dedicates win to Kerala flood victims

Kohli hundred in the second innings and Pandya's quickfire 52 not out helped India declare, setting England an impossible target of 521. Ravichandran Ashwin, hitherto wicketless in the Test match, deceived James Anderson with the carom ball and had him gloving behind to bring up India's third biggest win in terms of runs over England .

Sports Simona Halep: I was intimidated by Serena Williams mentally
Author: 0 Simona Halep: I was intimidated by Serena Williams mentally

But the 26-year-old Dutchwoman, who had considered retiring last season due to poor results, began to turn the tide in the second as she broke for a 3-1 lead. Halep then won the last three games after holding at love when she served to stay in the set. "I'm really exhausted but I'm happy that I could win both".

Sports India dominate again to leave victory at Trent Bridge all but assured
Author: 0 India dominate again to leave victory at Trent Bridge all but assured

Chris Woakes survived the hat-trick ball but he departed in Bumrah's next over, claimed by a scorching, well-directed bouncer. They did this with some style, Jos Buttler (67 not out) and Ben Stokes (42 not out) playing with an ease and simplicity that seemed beyond their teammates this morning.

Sports Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic: Cincinnati Masters men's final
Author: 0 Roger Federer v Novak Djokovic: Cincinnati Masters men's final

The Wimbledon champion is the first to claim the Career Golden Masters, having won all nine titles in the elite series that began in 1990. "It's the first time I get to stand with a winning trophy in Cincinnati". Federer is going for a career mark of his own - if he wins today, it will be his 99th singles title. "This is one of my favorite events and I hope to be back next year".

Sports 'I didn't come here for an Ulster breakfast' - Josh Warrington
Author: 0 'I didn't come here for an Ulster breakfast' - Josh Warrington

For Jackson, getting a win would not only be considered a big upset in boxing, it would put him on a platform of Australian boxing world champions including Jeff French, Kostya Tszyu, Lionel Rose and Hector Thompson. "He says now he sees I'm not overlooking him - well, I haven't been this whole camp". It's a real-life Rocky story isn't it I've just got to go out and win the fight now.

Sports Sharma sparks England collapse as India eye third Test win
Author: 0 Sharma sparks England collapse as India eye third Test win

The home side are still 210 runs away from the target, while India need just one more wicket to win the match. Kohli also brought Ashwin in for a couple of overs and he didn't look absolutely comfortable either but England survived. England's score has gone past 200-run mark. Kohli and Pujara were up for the grind. But Keaton Kent Jennings was too late on it, got his hands far too low and it just passed it between his hands and off to the third-man boundary.

Sports Incognito arrested for disorderly conduct
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Incognito allegedly caused a disturbance and made "the employees feel incredibly uncomfortable" while handling the funeral arrangements for his father who died on Saturday . This is the second time Incognito has been in police custody since being released from the Buffalo Bills' retired list in May. Richie Incognito #64 of the Buffalo Bills warms up before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Ralph Wilson Stadium on September 13, 2015 in Orchard Park, New York.

Sports Cardinals acquire Matt Adams in waiver claim
Author: 0 Cardinals acquire Matt Adams in waiver claim

Cardinals infielder Matt Carpenter is clearly excited to have Adams back, as he tweeted that he is going to "bathe" Adams in his salsa . The caveat is that if the Nationals were intending to send Harper to a team other than the one with the highest priority that claimed him, they would revoke the waiving and keep him on their team.

Sports Barcelona: Jasper Cillessen has offer from Manchester City
Author: 0 Barcelona: Jasper Cillessen has offer from Manchester City

But it is a short-term solution to his issues, and the 29-year old Dutchman will have to return to the Camp Nou eventually. Indeed, youngster Daniel Grimshaw is the only other goalkeeper in City's first-team squad and is yet to appear in senior level football .

Sports Jurgen Klopp opens up on Virgil van Dijk transfer fee
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Roy Hodgson's side found their resolve broken with 20 minutes to play when the impressive Aaron Wan-Bissaka was shown a straight red card for denying a clear goal-scoring opportunity when he brought down a goal-bound Salah. Once again, his distribution was unreal, he was nearly a field player today with the way he knocked the ball around, and that is something so new to this Anfield side and will really add a special dynamic throughout the season.

Sports Redskins sign Adrian Peterson
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The Redskins lost potential starter Derrius Guice for the season when the second-round pick tore his ACL in the team's preseason opener and backups Samaje Perine and Byron Mashall are both now sidelined with ankle injuries. If something else happens, we are going to be really, really, really thin. "We want to get physicals on them just in case", Gruden said of Peterson, Charles and Darkwa.

Sports Maurizio Sarri believes in me, says Mateo Kovacic
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri believes in me, says Mateo Kovacic

Click through the gallery above to see who the 10 best earners at Chelsea this season, and how much they get paid a week, are, according to Total Sportek. When quizzed about his thoughts regarding the Premier League Kovacic explained, "The tempo is higher, there is more space, but as I said it's not hard to adapt when you are surrounded by great players".

Sports Dominant India leave England needing record run chase
Author: 0 Dominant India leave England needing record run chase

That means Joe Root's side require another 498 runs to win over the final two days of play - and history suggests that is highly unlikely. But when play ended in bright sunshine, England needed to surpass the record fourth innings score to win a Test at Trent Bridge, their own 284 for six against New Zealand in 2004, to achieve an improbable success.

Sports Manchester United insist Jose Mourinho's job is safe
Author: 0 Manchester United insist Jose Mourinho's job is safe

Counter-intuitively, Mourinho preaches creative freedom and Guardiola is the disciplinarian. However, it could be a tactical switch Mourinho has to make. He wasn't the only one, and if the situation worsens the Frenchman is unlikely to rouse himself to greater urgency in the weeks ahead. United's next two games are against Tottenham Hotspur (h) and Burnley (a), a challenging run for any Premier League club but about as bad as it gets for a team trying to avoid a catastrophic ...

Sports EPL: Guardiola replies Mourinho over 'lack of class' comment
Author: 0 EPL: Guardiola replies Mourinho over 'lack of class' comment

However, speaking at a press conference following Sunday's 6-1 win over Huddersfield, Guardiola rejected Mourinho's accusation. We did it for ourselves. He scored an wonderful goal for him. "I thought to take Sergio off before the hat-trick but in the end it was ideal, he scored a goal and off to a standing ovation".

Sports Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll
Author: 0 Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll

Clemson was ranked No. 2 earning 18 first-place votes, while Georgia, Wisconsin and Ohio State rounded out the top five. Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. 9 , and the Pac-12 had three in the top 15 with Washington at No. 6, Stanford ranked 13th, and Southern California at No. 15. It's UM's highest ranking to open the season since starting as the No.

Sports All Blacks, Springboks await Namibia at Rugby World Cup
Author: 0 All Blacks, Springboks await Namibia at Rugby World Cup

Loubser then added a try and a conversion to take the scoreline to 22-7 at halftime. Van der Westhuizen turned over the ball for his second try when he combined well with Jan-Pieter Van Lill at the start of the second half for a 29-7 lead.

Author: 0 Sooners No. 7 in preseason AP poll, Cowboys unranked

The Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll has been released. The second poll will be released ahead of Week 2. A year ago the Crimson Tide became the first AP preseason No. 1 team in the country. Oklahoma State is the top Big 12 team among those receiving votes with 51 points (29th overall). OU opens the 2018 season by hosting Florida Atlantic on September 1 at 11 a.m.

Author: 0 Adrian Peterson signs with Washington Redskins, Fox Sports reports

Washington has already lost rookie running back Derrius Guice for the entire regular season because of a torn ACL and several other backs on their current roster are also dealing with injuries. But he complained publicly about his role right away, and was traded to the Arizona Cardinals after averaging three yards per carry over four games.