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Former coach Ara Parseghian dies at age 94


After a stint in the Navy during World War II, he played at Miami of OH and played two seasons for the Cleveland Browns, before his career was cut short by a hip injury. He won his second national title in 1973, and then, burned out by the demands of the job, he retired after one more season and became a genial television broadcaster and an advocate for a cure for the disease that killed three of his grandchildren . Read More »

Matic joins Man Utd from Chelsea


Meanwhile, Mourinho made his assessment: "As I was expecting, Sampdoria was flawless - consistent, good tactically". A two-year loan is likely to take the young Portuguese worldwide to Stamford Bridge rather than a permanent move to Old Trafford. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp: Our ambition is to win the league

They have exciting players in the form of Koke, Gabi , Griezmann and there is likely to be a place for former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres. I think the game will be productive, the defense of the Germans this summer is far from ideal, but Bayern knows how to score and loves. Read More »

Red Sox acquire Addison Reed


Although their team had been robbed of a home run and the Red Sox were losing, the Fenway faithful showed appreciation for Jackson's effort with a partial standing ovation after the half inning ended. Still, the additions of David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle turned a merely good bullpen into a great one, while third baseman Todd Frazier and starting pitchers Sonny Gray and Jaime Garcia should provide important depth to a roster that needed some. Read More »

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha eager to follow Neymar to PSG


He had a meeting alongside his father, his representatives and club officials, in which he expressed his desire to leave the Nou Camp. It is understood that Neymar is also keen on the move in order to become the main man under PSG boss Unai Emery and write his own story away from the shadow of Lionel Messi . Read More »

Austin Jackson's over-the-wall catch blows Hanley Ramirez's mind


YOU know you've done something fantastic in the world of sport when rival fans are on their feet cheering for you. "When you jump up 5-0 on Sale, that's doing something", Francona said. Here's where things really got weird. Dan Otero, the Cleveland pitcher, was very thankful. Dennis Eckersley does not want to talk it out with David Price . Read More »

Liverpool pace ace Salah leaves Mane purring


Klopp said he could not say yet how bad the injury is. The defender is attracting plenty of interest, with Arsenal and Spurs also keeping tabs on the Brazilian, but Liverpool have asked to add Rafinha in the deal for Coutinho. Barcelona had a bid rejected a fortnight ago and remain desperate to take the Brazil worldwide to Camp Nou and are rumoured to be coming back with a bigger sum to test Liverpool's resilience. Read More »

What's your grade for the Cubs at the trade deadline?

This was always supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Brewers and while they didn't sell at the deadline, they also didn't add and will head into the offseason with all their top prospects still within the organization. The Cubs and Tigers are reportedly close to finalizing a deal that is centered around highly touted prospect Jeimer Candelario . Call to the Pen's Ben Chase had him as the number seven third base prospect . Read More »

Dodgers acquire Yu Darvish from Texas Rangers before trade deadline


As such, it's definitely something worth paying attention to. The television ratings went through the roof. But even the best teams can improve to make their chances of winning a World Series stronger. However, Darvish appreciated his time in the Lone Star State. It will be an interesting next two-plus days. I see three teams on that list-the Red Sox , Cubs, and Indians-who are nearly certainly playoff-bound and might want a frontline starter to try to put them over the top, and ... Read More »

Scaramucci Out As White House Communications Director


Monday morning saw Trump claim on Twitter that there is "no [White House] chaos". "We've made clear a few times over the course of the last couple of days to several of you individually, but General Kelly has the full authority to operate within the White House , and all staff will report to him", she told reporters. Read More »

Klopp reiterates Coutinho is not for sale

Indeed he described the fact that the Reds had not and would not wave goodbye to any players that they wanted to retain as perhaps the best news of the summer. It is said that Barcelona officials have met with Coutinho's representatives in London and agreed the terms of a five-year contract. It was a similar story with Leipzig's Naby Keita, who was courted recently by Liverpool , only for the Bundesliga club to turn down what the Sun says was a £70m offer from the Merseysiders. Read More »

Athletics' Sonny Gray won't be a Cub, acquired by the Yankees


As Morosi notes, the Yankees are foremost among the suitors for Gray at the moment. "So I've got to go out there and get a relationship with them and start trusting them". He made his major-league debut in June but ruptured his right patellar tendon in that outing. Right-hander James Kaprielian , 23, is out for the season following Tommy John surgery in April. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton slips to fourth in Hungarian Grand Prix


The English finished fourth. Sebastian Vettel hung on to win a tense Hungarian Grand Prix despite problems with his Ferrari and a valiant attack by title rival Lewis Hamilton . It was a wonderfully sporting move and does Hamilton very credit indeed. Verstappen recovered from his penalty to finish fifth just 0.391 seconds behind Hamilton . Read More »

South Africa's chances evaporate at The Oval


Whilst at this point in time South Africa had got two quick wickets and were looking to press on, the pressure remained on them, as England's lead was at 358 and with the pitch starting to offer more to the bowling team, this only increased the fear in the Proteas' batsmen. Read More »

PSG To Battle Barca For EPL Star

However, Coutinho only recently signed a new contract and is now one of the highest earners at Liverpool which definitely means he would not be sold for cheap. 'We have a stable squad with a good basis. "The chance (of Keita leaving) is "nil". If the Brazil worldwide were to leave the current transfer window would be perceived as a disaster for the Reds. Read More »

Alex Iwobi helps Arsenal to strike down Benfica

Theo Walcott struck twice as Arsenal brushed aside Benfica with a second-half blitz, but it was new left wing-back Sead Kolasinac, a free transfer from Schalke, who caught Wenger's eye. TALKING POINT - Does Olivier Giroud still have a role to play at Arsenal? The goal sparked live into the game as the hosts began to pile pressure on the Spaniards as they went on the prowl for the equaliser. Read More »

Conte wants to avoid 'the Mourinho season' with Chelsea


The game then turned Chelsea's way with just over 15 minutes remaining as Kondogbia's pass back to his own goal flew over Daniele Padelli's head and into the top left corner. Next Sunday, Chelsea face Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley when the return of the Premier League edges ever nearer. "In that role we can not replace him, even if this market is unpredictable". Read More »

Manchester United close to signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic


The two clubs have been locked in negotiations for several weeks, with Chelsea originally reluctant to do business with United, especially after missing out on Romelu Lukaku's signing from Everton . The Serbia worldwide has a good touch, an impressive range of passing and a ferocious shot. However, speaking after his side coasted to a 3-0 friendly victory over Valerenga in Oslo, Mourinho declined to confirm that the move had been sealed. Read More »

Hungarian Grand Prix: Ferrari on the first line, Lance Stroll 17th


Raikkonen was left frustrated sitting behind Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel for much of the race in Hungary, the leader running slowly due to a handling issue. "Even if the reasons are obvious, complaining about losing a second and a fourth place is not Ferrari's style". The German driver told his team he was fine over the radio and climbed out unassisted. Read More »

Prove it or Lose It: UFC 214 Preview and Predictions


The two couldn't have been on more opposite sides of the spectrum, but at the same time , on equal footing entering Saturday's rubber match. "We surprised him with one, and it did the job". He was lined up to face Cormier at UFC 197 but injury would keep the reigning champion in the commentary booth while Jones squared off against highly-ranked Ovince Saint Preux. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo fastest in Hungary Formula 1 practice

He has two wins this year and has finished in the top 2 in the last four races, including one win. And that is in his opinion. So, I think it s going to be close . Teammate Valtteri Bottas says Mercedes have work to do on the balance of the auto. "Clearly, we are not performing as we want". The Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were in fifth and sixth and Renault's Nico Hülkenberg yet again put in a sterling performance to claim seventh. Read More »