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Sports Michael Jordan stands with LeBron James after Donald Trump's Twitter insults
Author: 0 Michael Jordan stands with LeBron James after Donald Trump's Twitter insults

Following the tweet , which came in a week after James opened his I Promise School for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio , Trump was predictably lashed for insinuating that James was unintelligent. James has said that Trump "doesn't understand the power that he has for being the leader of this attractive country". I support LJ. He's doing an incredible job for his community.

Sports Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 to open Bridgestone Invitational
Author: 0 Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 to open Bridgestone Invitational

In its first 15 years of existence, Woods would win the Bridgestone a record eight times, his latest victory in 2013 serving as his most-recent PGA win. "You can't find this golf course any easier than we had it today, " said Rory McIlroy , who shot 65. Justin Thomas and Phil Mickelson are teeing it up together, and Dustin Johnson and Open victor Francesco Molinari will play as a pairing as well.

Sports Bale can fill Ronaldo void: Lopetegui
Author: 0 Bale can fill Ronaldo void: Lopetegui

Former Real Madrid star player Pedja Mijatovic has revealed he believes that Ronaldo's departure was down to his relationship with Perez. The comment came following star striker Ronaldo's exit from the club after a collaboration of nine long years.

Sports Tottenham must pay 'premium' price to sign Grealish from Aston Villa
Author: 0 Tottenham must pay 'premium' price to sign Grealish from Aston Villa

Bruce told reporters: 'I don't think we've had a formal bid. With their new ownership, they are no longer in desperate need to sell, and with Tottenham fans growing increasingly more frustrated with their club's lack of transfer activity, Levy might just be forced into paying more than he wants to for Grealish.

Sports Johnny Manziel throws four interceptions in CFL debut
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel throws four interceptions in CFL debut

The Alouettes are 1-5 and have won just once in 17 games going back a year. Manziel threw interceptions on his second and third passes of the game as the Tiger-Cats had practically no issues in their 50-11 victory in Montreal . "This game is humbling", Manziel said. "We're in a division that is a little down and that's good for us because we can capitalize on that and maybe get on a bit of a winning streak and put ourselves in contention to get in the playoffs".

Sports Liverpool have all the ingredients to win Premier League, says Adam Lallana
Author: 0 Liverpool have all the ingredients to win Premier League, says Adam Lallana

England forward tasted the UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid after coming in for injured Mo Salah. Liverpool's final pre-season friendly will also be against a Serie A side, Torino , on August 7. He is quick on the counter-attack, and has an eye for the spectacular goal . The Brazilian striker is back with his club team-mates after a post-World Cup break.

Sports Arkansas State draws votes in preseason Coaches Poll; Razorbacks get none
Author: 0 Arkansas State draws votes in preseason Coaches Poll; Razorbacks get none

Last season's Georgia football team opened the season No. 15 and only rose as high as No. 2 in the human polls (AP Top 25, Coaches' Poll ), despite spending two weeks at No 1 according to the College Football Playoff Committee. The Nittany Lions' ranking puts them in the top ten of the preseason coaches' poll for the second consecutive season after being placed at No. 6 prior to the start of last season.

Sports Kohli holds firm after Curran revives England
Author: 0 Kohli holds firm after Curran revives England

India suffered early blows in their reply to England's modest first innings total with English left armer Sam Curran pegging them back to 76 for three at lunch on the second day of the first test match. Their chances largely lie with Kohli, who has scored 50% of their runs in this match and seems determined to put his dismal tour four years ago behind him.

Sports Zach Smith Was Asked What He’d Think If Urban Meyer Got Fired
Author: 0 Zach Smith Was Asked What He’d Think If Urban Meyer Got Fired

The allegations came to light this week after college football insider Brett McMurphy wrote about the allegations made by Smith's ex-wife, Courtney Smith , regarding Meyer's knowledge of the abuse claims. I never hit her. Courtney Smith said Shelley Meyer agreed to notify her husband, although she never confirmed whether she did. How else, though, did he say what he said without intending to be inaccurate or misleading? The couple divorced in 2016.

Sports Johnny Manziel Gets First CFL Start Against Team That Traded Him
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel Gets First CFL Start Against Team That Traded Him

Manziel suited up for the Alouettes' game against Edmonton on July 26 but did not make an appearance. Manziel began the season with the Ticats and remained there until being dealt July 22 to the Als in a five-player deal that also included two first-round draft picks.

Sports Arturo Vidal swaps Bayern Munich for Barcelona
Author: 0 Arturo Vidal swaps Bayern Munich for Barcelona

Vidal joined Bayern Munich from Italian side Juventus in 2015 for a fee in the region of £32m, signed by former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola. Vidal fills a need for Barca, whose coach, Ernesto Valverde, has desired another midfielder since Paulinho was loaned back to Guangzhou Evergrande in July after just one season.

Sports Serena slumps to worst defeat, Latest Tennis News
Author: 0 Serena slumps to worst defeat, Latest Tennis News

She looked nothing like the player who dominated the Tour for years, winning 72 singles titles and earning more than US$86 million (S$117 million) in prize money. Serena Williams , left, of the United States, shakes hands with Johanna Konta , right, from Britain, at the end of the match during the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic tennis tournament in San Jose , Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Sports MGM Resorts Plans To 'Dominate' US Sports Betting Market
Author: 0 MGM Resorts Plans To 'Dominate' US Sports Betting Market

The NBA and MGM Resorts will also unite to protect the integrity of NBA and WNBA games, including anonymized real-time data sharing and integrations across NBA platforms , including a special digital content series. The partnership represents a dramatic shift in how American sports leagues look at betting. The NBA is the first league to do just that. Boyd and MGM have properties in 15 U.S.

Sports Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola
Author: 0 Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola

I am going to learn a lot to see him every weekend. Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus has signed a new deal with Manchester City that ties him to the Premier League champions until 2023. "Always Chelsea is a big rival". I am happy about it. The Italian took over from compatriot Antonio Conte last month after almost wrestling the Serie A title from Juventus with old club Napoli last season.

Sports Wilfried Zaha determined to push through Chelsea move
Author: 0 Wilfried Zaha determined to push through Chelsea move

The 25-year-old reportedly turned down an improved £120,000-a-week-deal with the Eagles earlier this summer but Hodgson says his star man is encouraged by the club's summer acquisitions of Max Meyer and Cheikhou Kouyate . "I'm afraid I prefer to stay in that world where I speak to the players and watch them train rather than follow what is happening in the mass media".

Sports Liverpool may need to lower asking price for Mignolet to attract interest
Author: 0 Liverpool may need to lower asking price for Mignolet to attract interest

It's one of football's great ironies that amid all the club's spending, it is a man who cost just £8million from Hull City - Andy Robertson - who is proving himself as the answer to arguably their biggest problem position. Klopp said: "For Shaq, in the moment he signed he wanted to stay immediately at Liverpool and train with us". "Hopefully Liverpool and three or four of the other top teams can squeeze a few more points out of City this year and that would make it more interesting".

Sports West Indies restrict Bangladesh to 143/9 in 1st T20I
Author: 0 West Indies restrict Bangladesh to 143/9 in 1st T20I

West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st T20I Live Streaming: Can West Indies get back to winning ways in the format they prefer sans Chris Gayle? Before the three-match T20 series against Bangladesh , the West Indies Cricket Board took a big decision.

Sports Former Rebel traded from Twins to Yankees
Author: 0 Former Rebel traded from Twins to Yankees

He's likely to become a long reliever with the Yankees . The Twins had acquired Lynn in free agency this offseason. Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Lance Lynn (31) pitches during the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Sports Kohli masterclass an ‘eye-opener’ for Curran
Author: 0 Kohli masterclass an ‘eye-opener’ for Curran

But Kohli battled through, as great players do, and now has a very cherished first Test ton in England . Star of the first Test's first day, India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says a stint in county cricket and tweaking his bowling action paid dividends.

Sports Jeff Luhnow’s statement on Roberto Osuna rings hollow
Author: 0 Jeff Luhnow’s statement on Roberto Osuna rings hollow

The Astros get a pitcher in Osuna who has a career ERA of 2.87 and 104 career saves. Yet when that player is Roberto Osuna - still under suspension from Major League Baseball for violating its domestic violence policy - and the acquiring team is the Houston Astros , the mood is far from celebratory.

Sports My family will always come first, says AWOL Anthony Martial
Author: 0 My family will always come first, says AWOL Anthony Martial

Meanwhile, a price of £70 million has been placed on him as the Premier League club are hoping to cash in on the want away striker. Members of Jose Mourinho's backroom staff fear Anthony Martial won't be up to speed for the start of the club's Premier League campaign after missing the last eight days of pre-season.

Sports Claude Puel defends keeping hold of Harry Maguire amid Man Utd interest
Author: 0 Claude Puel defends keeping hold of Harry Maguire amid Man Utd interest

The Toffees are said to be "leading the race" to sign the 28-year-old Argentine, although this is possibly because they are the only club decadent enough to meet the Red Devils' £30m asking price. According to Sky Sports , the Colombian could potentially move to Old Trafford for around £30m - less than half of the £ 65m which United were prepared to spend on Maguire.