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Sports Pressure is on to win trophies, says Jürgen Klopp
Author: 0 Pressure is on to win trophies, says Jürgen Klopp

Last season Liverpool showed their potential class by reaching the final of the Champions League , with the impressive scalp of Manchester City on the way, but they didn't quite prove it in the Premier League. "That is what we have tried to do". When you're not involved in the environment you learn a lot about yourself, the team, watching from afar and seeing how the team are playing.

Sports Mets, A's finalize trade for closer Jeurys Familia
Author: 0 Mets, A's finalize trade for closer Jeurys Familia

There are a bunch of teams in the hunt, especially in the American League, looking for a middle of the rotation starter. This season, Familia has pitched excellently, totaling a 2.88 ERA and 3.07 K/BB ratio in 40 2/3 innings this season.

Sports Ohio State's Urban Meyer on the Firing of WR Coach Zach Smith
Author: 0 Ohio State's Urban Meyer on the Firing of WR Coach Zach Smith

After stops at Marshall and Temple in full-time roles, Smith became Meyer's wide receivers coach at Ohio State when Meyer accepted the job in 2012. Smith had a protective order filed Friday against him by his ex-wife. Specifically, Meyer said he was aware of a 2009 incident involving Smith and his then-wife, Courtney, while at Florida. UPDATE: Urban Meyer made the right move, firing Smith on Monday evening.

Sports Deschamps, Zidane on FIFA Coach of the Year shortlist
Author: 0 Deschamps, Zidane on FIFA Coach of the Year shortlist

Pep Guardiola is also nominated after taking Manchester City to a record-breaking Premier League title and the EFL Cup. But he faces stiff competition from other managers who shone at the World Cup - including France boss Didier Deschamps , and several bosses who did well at club level.

Sports LeBron James Reacts To Kevin Love’s New Contract Extension With Cavs
Author: 0 LeBron James Reacts To Kevin Love’s New Contract Extension With Cavs

The Cavaliers said in a statement that Kevin Love had signed a multi-year contract. Kevin's talent and character are both at a very high level and he has earned his role at the centre of what we want to do moving forward. I enjoy playing here, I'm excited about the team that we have and look forward to our future together. Love, who will turn 30 in September, just completed his fourth season with Cleveland, which was swept by Golden State in the National Basketball Association final.

Sports Steve Johnson defeats Ramkumar Ramanathan to win Hall of Fame Open
Author: 0 Steve Johnson defeats Ramkumar Ramanathan to win Hall of Fame Open

Ranked 161st in the world , he aimed to become the first Indian ATP titlist since Leander Paes was victorious at the same tournament two decades ago. However, the American dominated the third set to win his fourth career ATP title. "I'm pretty happy to get through". The 23-year-old Ramanathan, playing in his first ATP semi, helped calm his nerves a bit when he broke in the first game of the match.

Sports Illness forces Marchionne out of Ferrari
Author: 0 Illness forces Marchionne out of Ferrari

His departure leaves Alfa Romeo's future in the sport as an unknown and brings Sauber's recent decision to freeze development on their 2018 in favour for a stronger 2019 package into question. As the company prepares to pass the CEO job to Jeep executive Mike Manley , here is a timeline of some key moments during Marchionne's tenure. By 2017, though, sales had almost quadrupled to more than 828,000 as Americans snapped up all-wheel-drive SUVs.

Sports Gallery: Manchester City Unveil New 2018/19 Away Kit
Author: 0 Gallery: Manchester City Unveil New 2018/19 Away Kit

Guardiola can be heard telling his players during one of the scenes in the series that he knows that some of his players play better when they are angry with him, and if they hate him, then hate him. While that is the aim for the City manager next season, along with improvement in the Champions League, he does not expect a repeat of the last campaign when his team set a league record of 100 points, enjoyed the biggest title-winning margin, scored the most goals, had the most wins, the ...

Sports 'Hung over' English golfer finishes sixth at British Open
Author: 0 'Hung over' English golfer finishes sixth at British Open

It was at St Andrews that the 61-year-old came so close to winning in 1995, thwarted only by John Daly, and where the foundations for Molinari's victory were laid. "I've done it so many different ways". "That's what I thought", said McIlroy. "He's healthy. I wouldn't say we're anxious about him, but he's one of those guy that's always in with a shot".

Sports Gary Sanchez placed back on 10-day DL with reaggravated groin injury
Author: 0 Gary Sanchez placed back on 10-day DL with reaggravated groin injury

However, tonight he didn't hustle after the ball, and it cost the Yankees a run. Because he lollygagged out of the batter's box, assuming that he had already made the final out, Sanchez was eventually throw out by five feet. Word got out Tuesday morning that Sanchez may have re-aggravated his groin in the first inning, when he slowly chased after the passed ball and allowed the run to score.

Sports Eugenie Bouchard receives Rogers Cup wild card
Author: 0 Eugenie Bouchard receives Rogers Cup wild card

She will contest her first final since Brisbane in January 2017. She does own one WTA 125K singles title, having triumphed at the inaugural edition of the Croatia Bol Open two years ago. "Eugenie is now showing great things and we hope that she can keep her momentum going in Montreal", said Eugène Lapierre, Tournament Director of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank .

Sports Manchester United's Jose Mourinho wants two more new signings
Author: 0 Manchester United's Jose Mourinho wants two more new signings

United open their Premier League campaign at Old Trafford against Leicester City on August 10, before travelling to Brighton on August 19 for their second fixture. "I think a team that is working for six weeks minimum, with only one central defender and one striker missing, it is clear how much better the situation is for them".

Sports World Cup stars dominate Fifa best player award shortlist
Author: 0 World Cup stars dominate Fifa best player award shortlist

A World Cup triumph with France has enhanced his claims to the title of best player on the planet , with the youngster starring for Les Bleus as they swept to glory in Russian Federation - with his four-goal haul including a fine finish in the 4-2 final victory over Croatia.

Sports Barcelona strike £36.5m deal for Malcom after Roma U-turn
Author: 0 Barcelona strike £36.5m deal for Malcom after Roma U-turn

Roma have won the race to sign highly coveted winger Malcom from Bordeaux , as the clubs announced on Monday that a deal has been agreed. John Solano reports that the Brazilian is closing in on a €41 million move, a deal that may see Willian stay at Chelsea beyond the summer transfer window.

Sports Tour de France riders hit with tear gas as protest causes chaos
Author: 0 Tour de France riders hit with tear gas as protest causes chaos

The stage between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon had to be neutralised after an attempted protest by local farmers brought a swift reaction from local police. Those riders included Geraint Thomas (wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey) and world champion Pete Sagan, who were seen washing their faces with bottles of water.

Author: 0 Turkish President Erdogan comes to Ozil's defence

Germany's Social Democrat Justice Minister Katarina Barley said: "It's alarming if a great German football player like Mesut Ozil no longer feels wanted in his country". "Mesut Abi ('brother' in Turkish), your technique on the ball has opened the door to the national team for players like me", wrote Draxler on his Instagram account along with a picture of him and Ozil.

Sports Everton in talks over deal worth up to £50m for Richarlison
Author: 0 Everton in talks over deal worth up to £50m for Richarlison

Richarlison arrived at The Hornets in August 2017 from Fluminense for £11.5m after starring in the Under-20 World Cup. New manager Marco Silva is desperate for reinforcements and has returned to his former club for what he hopes will be his first statement deal at Goodison Park, Richarlison a player he took to Vicarage Road a year ago.

Sports Alex Iwobi Set To Sign New Four-Year Arsenal Deal
Author: 0 Alex Iwobi Set To Sign New Four-Year Arsenal Deal

Ozil was heavily criticised in Germany for his meeting with Turkish president Recep Erdogan in May , when he and Ilkay Gundogan posed for a photo during a visit to London. However, the team failed to get beyond the group stages of the recent World Cup in Russian Federation, despite being one of the favourites. But Mesut Ozil was - is a part of this national team.

Sports Tebow out for season
Author: 0 Tebow out for season

Tebow has a broken hamate bone in his right hand and is expected to miss the remainder of the season, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Tim Tebow's professional baseball career already has progressed further than many believed it could.

Sports NBA Banter Podcast: Kawhi Leonard/DeMar DeRozan Trade Talk & More
Author: 0 NBA Banter Podcast: Kawhi Leonard/DeMar DeRozan Trade Talk & More

On Wednesday, DeRozan posted this on Instagram: "Be told one thing & the outcome another". Now, all of a sudden, you have a guy who says he felt pressured to play, which is tough. . But he appeared in just nine games for San Antonio last season because of an injured right quad. Toronto acquired Kawhi Leonard , along with Danny Green , in a trade with the Spurs earlier this week.

Sports Deschamps picks Ballon d'Or contenders
Author: 0 Deschamps picks Ballon d'Or contenders

Addressing the team in the dressing room during half-time, Deschamps asked his players to stay close to Mandzukic and not give him space to turn and make things happen. In contrast, the best finish for the USA national team from 10 tournament appearances is a single third-place finish in 1930. "Back in 2010, Spain scored just eight".

Sports Anthony intends to join Rockets
Author: 0 Anthony intends to join Rockets

The three-team trade that will send him to Atlanta is now being held up by the Philadelphia 76ers , who are attempting to make another roster move before finalizing the deal. All signs indicate that Anthony's choice will be to play with the Rockets . The 34-year old forward was traded to the Atlanta Hawks last week, but he'll eventually be waived, paving the way for him to join Chris Paul and James Harden in Houston .

Sports Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United may miss out on transfer targets
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United may miss out on transfer targets

The youngster who has been a driving force at Borussia Dortmund might be in favour for a move to the Premier League, with Pochettino's being the favourite destination, however after he put two goals past Liverpool in their pre-season match, the Reds' are now interested in him with a move further up north at 9/2.