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by | August 18, 2017 | 21:43

The Red Sox will ask the city of Boston to rename famous Yawkey Way , due to the tainted legacy of the former team owner it's named for. Under Yawkey, the Red Sox were the last team in Major League Baseball to integrate in 1959, 12 years after baseball's colour barrier was initially broken.

by | August 18, 2017 | 21:38

Liverpool have reportedly turned down a bid worth up to £90 million from Barcelona. A player moaning about his £65,000 a week salary; another handing in a transfer request 24 hours before the first game and suspicious injuries to players known to want to leave for bigger money elsewhere.

by | August 18, 2017 | 21:03

Sunday saw the first game of the Spanish Super Cup clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Cam Nou and it ended 1-3 in favour of the Capital side. Ronaldo got one yellow card when he took off his shirt after scoring his goal, then a second moments later for diving. "When you look at everything that happened, to think Cristiano won't play five games with us.it is infuriating", Zidane said on Tuesday.

by | August 18, 2017 | 21:01

Melissa Reddy, Goal.com's Liverpool correspondent, broke the story, and Sky Sports soon followed with their sources. Phil Thompson believes Liverpool will keep Philippe Coutinho this summer but would prefer to see him replaced with another top class player.

by | August 18, 2017 | 20:25

Last Sunday - the day after the white supremacist rally turned deadly - Long told the Philadelphia Daily News that what was happening in Charlottesville made him angry. It's no coincidence that Long made a decision to show support for Jenkins this week. "So my thing is, Malcolm is a leader and I'm here to show support as a white athlete".

by | August 18, 2017 | 20:24

Trey Flowers, one of the breakout stars of the 2016 season, is a lock to start at one defensive end spot. There is concern from the New England Patriots that rookie defensive end Derek Rivers suffered a season-ending knee injury during the team's joint practice with the Houston Texans on Wednesday.

by | August 18, 2017 | 20:20

Ajax centre-half Sanchez looks nearly certain to become their first purchase, with Spurs agreeing an initial £28m fee for the Colombian. This prompted Spurs to step-up their pursuit and the Evening Standard say the north Londoners sent club officials to Amsterdam on Monday to try and thrash out a deal with Ajax.

by | August 18, 2017 | 20:19

However, his agent Roger Wittmann says the speculation is all wrong. Following their awe-inspiring Premier League opener, the fans of Manchester United have been celebrating their new entrants at the club but they appear to want the club to go one better in bolstering the squad before the transfer window is shut.

by | August 18, 2017 | 19:00

I want to play, enjoy and score a lot of goals at St James' Park in a Newcastle shirt. "Newcastle have a very good team and very good players as well". The contest at the John Smith's Stadium will be the first ever home Premier League game for the Terriers, who are back in the top flight this season after a 45-year absence and opened their campaign with a superb 3-0 win at Crystal Palace last weekend.

by | August 18, 2017 | 17:52

Evidence of this came on Cutler's second drive, which failed to deliver points but showcased the quarterback running a no-huddle version of the offense on his first night on the job. The Dolphins secondary continued to find the football when cornerback Xavien Howard had ideal position to intercept Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett on a deep ball.

by | August 18, 2017 | 17:15

This situation could force me to take a different decision. "The situation is not easy in this moment". Both players are expected to need plenty of fitness work before they will be considered for selection by Conte and could have to wait until after the worldwide break before featuring.

by | August 18, 2017 | 16:28

Coutinho put in a transfer request last week, but Liverpool have said that he is not for sale after rejecting two offers for the Brazil global from Barcelona . Can's future at Liverpool is also uncertain. We know it is a very hard situation but there is nothing new to say. "If you ask Barca, they would tell you everyone is playing their part and they think they can get one, if not both, of the players".

by | August 18, 2017 | 16:26

Coutinho handed in a transfer request last week after Liverpool had rejected Barcelona's second offer of £90.4m for the playmaker . "If the transfer window would have ended yesterday we already would have a team I would like and can play football with".

by | August 18, 2017 | 16:27

United top the embryonic Premier League table after a single fixture and with Swansea shorn of their two best players - Fernando Llorente is injured and Gylfi Sigurdsson has been sold to Everton - the task facing the Swans is a large one.

by | August 18, 2017 | 15:14

Given that Lukaku is a proven Premier League goal scorer, Rashford and Martial are able to play with greater freedom, which should enable them to become more decisive finishers - there was already a hint of this against West Ham . I hope I won't touch the post so much like I did last season. It was the best we've seen the Red Devils play since the Sir Alex era. Manchester United splashed out £40m to take Matic from Chelsea and Blues boss Antonio Conte has indicated it was not his ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:59

A few teams are still looking and we are looking, but that's what I do when I'm not actually on the pitch or not thinking about training or not thinking about the next game. "The analysis will happen now and even if I could get each tip or advice from him, I didn't ask because it will be a different game, of course". Jürgen Klopp has revealed why new signing Andrew Robertson who joined from Hull City last month has been MIA from Liverpool's recent match day squads .

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:52

Pulis stressed that he doesn't want to sell the player and Evans himself is yet to rock the boat and has been willing to continue at the Hawthorns this season. Evans, 29, is a doubt for West Brom's game with Burnley on Saturday with a slight hamstring injury and will undergo a late fitness test. Pulis also dismissed reports that Tottenham Hotspur defender Kevin Wimmer was close to completing a switch to West Brom .

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:42

Marco Asensio impressed with his late cameo, netting what could prove to be a crucial third goal in added time, and the 21-year-old could well be given the nod from the start on Wednesday. "As a mark of respect, the flags will fly at half-mast at the club's facilities and the players from both teams will wear black armbands in all the club's matches this weekend.

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:25

Costa has released a statement saying he will not rejoin the Chelsea squad and he "must return to Atletico Madrid" . Clarke believes that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich may have to take action in order to resolve the issue. I have seen the sort of person he is. Stranger things have happened, I suppose. "I respect him as a great coach". The Toffees manager stated that it was hard as the club aren't in the Champions League, but said that he would sign a top rated player or a young star ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 14:11

The second edition of the latest incarnation of FIFA's annual awards will be held on October 23 in London, recognising top performers from the 2016-17 season. Neymar , who has recently been brought by the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) for a record-shattering €222 million, has also been included in the list, which also includes the Juventus pair of Paulo Dybala and Gianluigi Buffon who have been named after impressive performances en route to their Champions League final.

by | August 18, 2017 | 11:20

Victorian Daniel Valente flew to the Fiji International on Monday as the first reserve, taking the gamble that he would gain a start in the tri-sanctioned tournament. "It's the first global trip my wife has been on [since the birth] so it's good to have them both [including daughter Lola] over here with me". Malaysia's Gavin Green (-4) was the best of the morning draw, posting a blemish free final nine after he and Canadian playing partner Austin Connelly (-3) - who finished in the top 15 ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:57

The Colombia worldwide made 43 appearances in total last season, scoring six goals. Spurs finally made a breakthrough on Thursday afternoon for a deal for the Colombian centre-back. Ajax will play the Colombia centre-back in their Europa League qualifier with Rosenborg tonight, risking injury and meaning Sanchez would be ineligible for Spurs were they to finish third in their Champions League group and drop into the second-tier competition.

by | August 18, 2017 | 09:50

Now the pressure will be on Koeman for Sigurdsson to deliver after Everton took their summer spending to £150m. "This is an ambitious club and it is clear we are moving in a really good direction". Sigurdsson is expected to be unveiled to the Goodison Park crowd ahead of Thursday's Europa League tie with Hajduk Split. Asked about that, Koeman said: "He stopped training, I think it was last Monday".

by | August 18, 2017 | 08:57

The 32-year-old failed in his appeal against the ban for the red card he received in Real Madrid's 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Super Cup . Despite being suspended for the second leg, Cristiano Ronaldo took to the pitch to celebrate Real Madrid's Super Cup win.

by | August 18, 2017 | 08:37

However, it would have been much easier to accept the loss if Thomas failed to win the PGA Championship. Jordan Spieth feared the US PGA Championship could be decided by a stroke of bad luck after completing his unsuccessful bid to become the youngest victor of a career grand slam.