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Sports Johnny Manziel of Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded to Montreal Alouettes
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel of Hamilton Tiger-Cats traded to Montreal Alouettes

This comes after Manziel did not play a single regular season snap as a member of the Tiger-Cats. The Alouettes are 1-4 and in last place in the CFL's four-team East Division. The Tiger-Cats, coached by former SMU coach June Jones, held Manziel's rights this spring as he attempted to make his way back to the NFL. "Landon Rice and Tony Washington are two skilled players that will considerably solidify our offensive line".

Author: 0 Johnny Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes

They found a taker for Manziel in the floundering Montreal Alouettes . " Landon Rice and Tony Washington are two skilled players that will considerably solidify our offensive line". Montreal has thrown out three different starting quarterbacks this season and boasts the worst offense in the CFL. The 24-year-old played in five games in his rookie season, connecting on 18 of 35 passes for 175 yards and two interceptions.

Sports Iwobi keen to sign new Gunners contract
Author: 0 Iwobi keen to sign new Gunners contract

Arsenal is reportedly prepared to sell Nigeria International Alex Iwobi this summer for £22m. This is despite interest from Serie A side Lazio. Italy's Il Messaggero reports, Iwobi is attracting a potential deal from Lazio, who are eager to replace Felipe Anderson who recently joined West Ham.

Sports 7 new events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Author: 0 7 new events added to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics

August 1 will be a "Super Saturday", with a number of medal events scheduled to be held on that day, including events featuring for the first time in the Olympic Games, such as the judo mixed team event, triathlon mixed team relay, and shooting trap mixed team event.

Sports Karius Hits Back At Critics Following Liverpool’s Defeat To Dortmund
Author: 0 Karius Hits Back At Critics Following Liverpool’s Defeat To Dortmund

And America's Sweetheart doubled the excitement among the crowd, scoring the winning goal with minutes remaining - potentially passing his audition for a Liverpool move. Matip was speaking confidently about overcoming his injury problems 24 hours before this pre-season friendly but his afternoon lasted only 18 minutes.

Sports Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool spending
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp defends Liverpool spending

After spending a season as understudy to Wojciech Szczęsny, the ex-Arsenal keeper's move to Juventus opened the door for Alisson to make his breakthrough for I Giallorossi as they reached the Champions League semi finals last season. That fee eclipses the £35m Manchester City paid Benfica for Ederson last summer. However, fast forward to today and Klopp's implementing a similar strategy to the way he operates his own transfers, signing Alisson for a world-record deal for a goalkeeper ...

Sports Emery ready to get best out of Ozil at Arsenal
Author: 0 Emery ready to get best out of Ozil at Arsenal

Our superfit players went on the pitch with intent and Aubameyang fired us into a 3-0 lead after just 16 minutes and 7 seconds, and we were 5-0 up through added goals by Reiss Nelson and Lacazette. Although the new arrivals provide more depth in defence and midfield, Emery has insisted the club will always be ready to sign any top class player if an opportunity arrives.

Sports England end Blitzboks' World Cup dream
Author: 0 England end Blitzboks' World Cup dream

However, the route to the "other" final was relatively easy for a team of England's calibre with emphatic wins over Mexico, who failed to score in the entire tournament, and China. New Zealand broke Fijian hearts earlier in the day, when they downed Fiji 22-17 in the semifinals to gain their place in the final. The United States completed the semifinal lineup, but they had to overcome a willing fightback from Russian Federation in doing so.

Sports Neymar Hails Mbappe, Reaffirms Commitment To PSG
Author: 0 Neymar Hails Mbappe, Reaffirms Commitment To PSG

Neymar dismissed rumors he's leaving Paris Saint-Germain to go to Real Madrid amid reports he's heading back to Spain . "The press enjoys creating rumours, but everyone knows how much I care about PSG ". There were claims that Neymar did not congratulate Mbappe, his teammate at PSG, after the 19-year-old helped France win their second World Cup in history.

Author: 0 England to face New Zealand in final

New Zealand also flexed their muscles on the opening day, seeing off Russian Federation 29-5 in the easiest of first-up victories. Kenyans have reacted with disbelieve and shock after the national sevens team squandered a comfortable 26-5 lead with four minutes to go to lose to Scotland 31-26 and exit the Rugby World Cup Sevens in the round of 16 stage on Saturday.

Sports McIlroy: Great to be back in the mix
Author: 0 McIlroy: Great to be back in the mix

He admitted it "wasn't pretty off the tee" on Thursday but said he would have happily taken a 69 at the start of the round. "Even though I got away with some tee shots, I think that's what I have to do". Tiger Woods was among the later starters and arrived at the course with Kinesio Tape visible on the back of his neck, a worrying sign given the 42-year-old's litany of injury problems in recent seasons.

Sports Mesut Özil retires from German national team citing discrimination
Author: 0 Mesut Özil retires from German national team citing discrimination

While Gundogan explained his part in the Erdogan photograph, Ozil opted to remain silent on the issue in the lead-up to the World Cup , leading to political turmoil. "Although the German media have portrayed something different, the truth is that not meeting with the President would have been disrespecting the roots of my ancestors, who I know would be proud of where I am today".

Sports Woods makes his move as Spieth and Schauffele wobble
Author: 0 Woods makes his move as Spieth and Schauffele wobble

England's Justin Rose (69), Rory McIlroy (70) of Northern Ireland and American duo Kevin Kisner (74) and Xander Schauffele (74) finished in joint second place, two shots behind the victor. Kisner and Schauffele had slipped back to five-under, level with Rory McIlroy and Kevin Chappell . Sat alongside Schauffele at the summit as he approached the 18th - the American was two holes back - Molinari's approach to the green pitched short, bounced and rolled to within four feet.

Sports Alexis Sanchez flies to America to join Manchester United team-mates
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez flies to America to join Manchester United team-mates

Manchester United's pre-season preparations continue on Sunday evening when they take on Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes at the Avaya Stadium in Santa Clara , California with kick off at 10PM BST. with United when they initially left for their pre-season trip, with the club acknowledging a "personal administrative issue" prevented his travel. Alexis Sanchez is also due to join the team shortly in the United States after resolving his visa issues .

Sports DeMarcus Cousins Explains Decision To Sign With Warriors
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins Explains Decision To Sign With Warriors

Just like they did for the Kevin Durant mega splash two Julys ago, the Warriors temporarily transformed their downtown Oakland facility for a press conference on Thursday, laying down the carpet and chairs, erecting a stage and then trotting out DeMarcus Cousins , their newest All-Star, for his formal Bay Area welcome.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth sends Open warning after early eagle sparks surge

McIlroy was within two shots of the lead until bogeys on two of his last three holes for a 70 left him four behind. After a refreshingly solid start to his week on Thursday imploded with a double bogey-bogey-par-bogey finish he appeared closer to an early ride home on Friday than he did another victory lap, but he slowly clawed his way back into the conversation as only he can with one clutch putt after the next.

Sports Fakhar becomes fastest player to score 1000 runs in ODIs
Author: 0 Fakhar becomes fastest player to score 1000 runs in ODIs

Fakhar Zaman accomplished the feat during the fifth and final ODI between Pakistan and hosts Zimbabwe . Riding high on a tremendous rough patch, Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman is just not refusing to slow down. At one point in the series, Zaman had scored 454 runs without getting out. His opening partner Imam-ul-Haq was also in the runs once again, the pair producing their fourth century stand of the series.

Sports Sri Lanka reign in Colombo despite Maharaj milestone
Author: 0 Sri Lanka reign in Colombo despite Maharaj milestone

Keshav Maharaj struck twice to remove Gunathilaka and Dhananjaya da Silva, for a duck, but Karunaratne progressed smoothly at the other end to reach 59 while Angelo Mathews had 12. He began their collapse by capturing the first two wickets for eight runs sending back Dean Elgar and Theunis de Bruyn for 0 and 3 in his first two overs and after Rangana Herath had dismissed Aiden Markram for seven making South Africa 15-3, teamed up with Perera to complete the final demolition of the South ...

Sports Tour director calls for calm after fan abuse of Froome
Author: 0 Tour director calls for calm after fan abuse of Froome

Tom Dumoulin stayed third overall at 1:50 behind. "Months and months of waiting (for the anti-doping case to end) fueled the suspicion and it took its toll", said race director Christian Prudhomme, who informed Team Sky that Froome was not welcome at the Tour before he was cleared of doping.

Sports Chelsea Midfielder Makes Massive Revelation About Eden Hazard's Future
Author: 0 Chelsea Midfielder Makes Massive Revelation About Eden Hazard's Future

The bookies tend to be a good guide as to the likelihood of a player leaving a particular club although it is tricky to use them to identify which one they will move to. Eden is one of them. He knows the fans love him and he's a player we love to play with. New Blues boss Maurizio Sarri has already brought in Napoli midfielder Jorginho since arriving at Stamford Bridge, replacing Antonio Conte.

Sports Fabinho hopeful of luring Mbappe to Liverpool
Author: 0 Fabinho hopeful of luring Mbappe to Liverpool

Like many other top-flight teams, Liverpool are embarking on a lucrative pre-season tour yet Klopp appears to have conveniently forgotten this while having a go at the worldwide calendar. "It will be hard to involve them against West Ham but I don't want to make that lineup today". "You have seen it a little bit with Fabinho , that he needs to settle - he's a little bit too deep between the centre halves".

Sports Putin’s poodle? Why Trump’s act in Helsinki was no surprise
Author: 0 Putin’s poodle? Why Trump’s act in Helsinki was no surprise

Trump further grumbled about the tough question he was asked by Jonathan Lemire , an Associated Press correspondent, wondering why that reporter had been called on rather than someone who might have asked an easier question. The FBI said earlier this week Butina entered the USA in August 2016 on a student visa and took up studies at the American University. The language used by Democrats was harsher.

Author: 0 Omar Fraile wins stage 14 as Geraint Thomas stays in yellow

The vulnerability of the Tour de France riders was highlighted when a smoke grenade was tossed into the middle of the peloton on the run-in to Valence . The action came a day after Chris Froome was the target of slaps and shoves on his way up Alpe d'Huez and just hours after Christian Prudhomme, the race director, renewed his calls for roadside fans to behave themselves.

Sports Son and Lamela sign long-term deals at Tottenham
Author: 0 Son and Lamela sign long-term deals at Tottenham

Although his career has been disrupted by injury in recent years, Lamela made 25 Premier League appearances last term as Spurs qualified for the Champions League again. The 26-year-old was given three weeks off after the tournament in Russian Federation as South Korea went out at the stage, with Son scoring twice in three games.

Sports Wrestlers Sue Ohio State Over Late Doctor's Sexual Misconduct
Author: 0 Wrestlers Sue Ohio State Over Late Doctor's Sexual Misconduct

The scandal has had implications for OH congressman, U.S. Representative Jim Jordan , whose tenure as an assistant wrestling coach at the university overlapped with Strauss' time there. Other former team members have said they believe Jordan's statements that he knew nothing. Enrico Sartori, now a neurologist in Puerto Rico, was a tennis player at Ohio State in the early late 1980s and early 1990s.

Sports Wenger Admits To Being A 'Prisoner Of His Own Challenge' At Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger Admits To Being A 'Prisoner Of His Own Challenge' At Arsenal

Cech and Leno are both expected to be on the plane when Arsenal fly to Singapore on Sunday for two preseason matches against Atletico Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. "He's got so many players in front of him that he might want to play first-team football". Wenger stepped down as the longest-serving manager in Europe in May, having held the Arsenal job since 1996.

Sports Anthony Joshua targets dream fight in Texas
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua targets dream fight in Texas

The Russian challenges WBA-IBF-WBO world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua at Wembley Stadium, London , on September 22. The most recent boxer to claim that honor was Lennox Lewis in 2000. Fight fans in the United Kingdom will be able to watch every single DAZN card on Sky Sports in a boost to their subscription and there are some big names joining Eddie Hearn on his new adventure.

Sports Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US
Author: 0 Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US

And Guardiola has hinted that Hart, who has played close to 350 City games, could have a part to play for the champions next term. "It would have been a mistake if he'd come here when he wanted to go to Maurizio [Sarri] and Chelsea ". "In his situation, he's here and we will try to find a solution, which is best for him and if not he'll stay here". "We'll decide on the last day".

Sports Pakistan to tour England for ODI, T20I series before World Cup 2019
Author: 0 Pakistan to tour England for ODI, T20I series before World Cup 2019

India had problems in the bowling department with Bhuvneshwar Kumar not named in the squad after he aggravated his lower-back stiffness while playing the ODI series decider a day before the Test squad was announced. However, Pant failed to grab his opportunities on the A tour of South Africa previous year. But Test wicketkeeper Bairstow believes England can carry momentum from their one-day series win over Virat Kohli's side into the Test arena.

Sports Boston Celtics, Marcus Smart Agree To Multi-Year Deal
Author: 0 Boston Celtics, Marcus Smart Agree To Multi-Year Deal

Smart getting the extension done was a big win for him, as he didn't actually have any formal offers from other teams and he was an unrestricted free agent. He's often maligned for his shooting - 36 percent overall for his career, including 29.3 percent beyond the 3-point arc - but Celtics brass rave about his defensive tenacity and the way he impacts games.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly accepts 2-year Suspended Prison Sentence
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly accepts 2-year Suspended Prison Sentence

The 29-year-old came on for the last half-hour and netted twice, one of which was one of the greatest goals in the competitions history, to help Real beat Liverpool 3-1 and lift a third consecutive Champions League trophy. The Portugal global left Real Madrid to join the Italian champions this summer following a nine-year spell at the Bernabeu. Although Neymar insisted Thursday he was staying in Paris, reports persisted that a move could be on the cards.

Sports Liverpool sign Alisson in record deal for goalkeeper
Author: 0 Liverpool sign Alisson in record deal for goalkeeper

Jurgen Klopp has significantly added to his squad this summer by bringing in Naby Keita , Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson Becker in addition to Fabinho , and the Brazil global is confident that the team can challenge reigning champions Manchester City .

Sports Lewis Hamilton Inks Two-Year Contract With Mercedes F1
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton Inks Two-Year Contract With Mercedes F1

The Finn has secured three victories since joining the team as Nico Rosberg's replacement ahead of the 2017 season. Two races before that, in France, Vettel hit Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner. Vettel has won four races this year to his rival's three. As such, Vettel will hope to add to his points lead over Hamilton with a win on home soil, though Hamilton may be equally as motivated after watching Vettel his own home race at Silverstone two weeks ago.

Sports LeBron James nearing deadline on contract option with Cavs
Author: 0 LeBron James nearing deadline on contract option with Cavs

The video above (and shown below) is from NBA Weekly, a Facebook Live show. Had James opted in on Friday, the Cavaliers' brass would have considered that a bad sign, as they believed that his biggest motivation to do so would be in order to accommodate a trade to another team that didn't have the cap space to sign him outright, such as the Houston Rockets .

Sports Liverpool complete £67m deal for Alisson Becker
Author: 0 Liverpool complete £67m deal for Alisson Becker

Alisson, who began his career with Internacional in his homeland, was Brazil's No. 1 at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer. Liverpool's necessity to buy a new goalkeeper was magnified during the Champions League final when Loris Karius made two costly mistakes.

Sports Constant action but same result in Tour de France
Author: 0 Constant action but same result in Tour de France

I never thought in my wildest dreams I would win today. Thomas added: "I could see Frosty (Nieve), he's a good mate and it's a shame but I had to go for that win". The move included Alejandro Valverde, Robert Gesink, Ilnur Zakarin and Steven Kruijswijk with the LottoNL pair leading the charge before Kruijswijk attacked alone with over 75km to go.

Sports Dustin Johnson to tee off as betting favourite on British Open odds
Author: 0 Dustin Johnson to tee off as betting favourite on British Open odds

It may not take another 18 years for a Spaniard to win a major title with Jon Rahm (+2200) knocking on the door. "We're not going to get the most flawless bounces". The last time the Open was played at Carnoustie, Irishman Padraig Harrington took home the Claret Jug in 2007. The legendary Gary Player won at Carnoustie back in 1968, while Ernie Els won at Muirfield in 2012 and Louis Oosthuizen triumphed at St Andrews in 2010, two other venues on Scotland's North Sea coast.

Sports Real Madrid edges closer to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea
Author: 0 Real Madrid edges closer to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea

I think our task as managers is growing the players that we have". Chelsea are all set to face a massive shift in the current transfer market with a host of their players linked with a move away from the club. Italy midfielder Jorginho has already followed the 59-year-old from the Stadio San Paolo to London, joining the Blues for around £50million. "After six wonderful years at Chelsea it might be time to discover something different", Hazard had said.

Sports Pep Guardiola insists Leroy Sane will emerge stronger from World Cup snub
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola insists Leroy Sane will emerge stronger from World Cup snub

I have watched him from a distance and seen good performances. Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart , meanwhile, is poised for some surprise playing time in the USA having returned to the club from a loan spell at West Ham United. We tried, but players have to go where they go. Along for the ride are numerous young players, looking to impress the two-time European Cup winning manager, as well as recently crowned World Cup victor Benjamin Mendy, whose first season in England, after joining ...

Sports Wendell Carter Jr. named to All-NBA Summer League first team
Author: 0 Wendell Carter Jr. named to All-NBA Summer League first team

While the Lakers lost in their final match against the Portland Trail Blazers , Hart has already established his status as the most dominant player in the summer league this year. Now granted, Josh Hart has not been the only Laker to show that he has the skills to play at this level. "I'm excited, we came all this way, we played this well to get this far and this is our goal".

Author: 0 Chelsea and Liverpool to battle for Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson

Should the 25-year-old agree personal terms with the club, he'll become the most expensive goalkeeper in footballing history, smashing the record which previously stood at £34.7M - which Manchester City paid to bring in his countryman Ederson to the Premier League last summer.

Sports Prince Louis' official christening photos released by Kensington Palace
Author: 0 Prince Louis' official christening photos released by Kensington Palace

Amidst what seems like a never-ending flurry of royal news coming out every day, it appears as though Prince William , Kate Middleton , and their children have attempted to escape the constant public intrusion into their lives by traveling to a small secluded island to enjoy some private time as a family.

Sports Serena Williams fires warning to rivals following Wimbledon loss
Author: 0 Serena Williams fires warning to rivals following Wimbledon loss

In February, Serena revealed how she nearly died giving birth and was bedridden for six weeks afterwards. After the Wimbledon final, the German will climb six places in the WTA rankings and will be the fourth racket of the world, while Serena Williams will be back in the top 30.

Sports NCAA snubs Detroit's bid to host Final Four tournament
Author: 0 NCAA snubs Detroit's bid to host Final Four tournament

Add those sites to the following host cities, which were already in place and you're looking at at least another eight years - and probably much longer - of Final Fours in enormous venues. Critics, however, point to events being spread out through the Valley, Uber surge pricing, and the lack of Light Rail, something Glendale nixed again just previous year.