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Moussa Sissoko attracted to Tottenham by Mauricio Pochettino's ideals

The 27-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to White Hart Lane all summer after making it clear he wanted to leave Newcastle United following their relegation to the Championship. However, while some reports understand Sissoko chose Spurs over Everton, Moshiri claims the Toffees made a decision to pull the plug on their offer out of loyalty to McCarthy.

Penn State To Honor Joe Paterno Before Temple Game This Season

Paterno was sacked before the end of the 2011 season, and a statue of the long-time head coach was removed from campus after his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, was charged with sexually abusing children in the Penn State football facility.

English soccer clubs spent a record $1.5 billion on players this summer

Klopp is also keen to move on Serbia global Lazar Markovic, with Newcastle linked. The London club's record-breaking summer deal was a domestic transaction, paying Liverpool 27 million pounds ($35 million) for striker Christian Benteke.

Felipe Massa Retires From Formula One

In 2009, during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix, Massa's helmet was struck by a flying suspension spring that detached from a vehicle driven by Rubens Barrichello, causing serious injury. That came when Schumacher was teammates with Massa but the team had already signed Kimi Raikkonen for the 2007 season. Speaking about his reasoning for announcing at Monza , Massa referred back to Michael Schumacher's first announcement in 2006.

Steelers claim Zach Mettenberger off Waivers

The Chargers had claimed Mettenberger off waivers after he was release, in May, by the Tennessee Titans. In two seasons with the Titans, Mettenberger starred in 14 regular season games for the Titans, where he started 10 games. As for Dustin Vaughan and Bruce Gradkowski , both players were placed on the injured reserve list by the Steelers. Gradkowski, who grew up in Dormont and played at Seton LaSalle High School, sustained a severe hamstring injury in the first preseason game after ...

Disappointed Chase Elliott comes up just short in NASCAR Pure Michigan 400

And these drivers may be young, but they've paid their dues. "Yeah, no question the kid has talent, he can drive", said team owner Chip Ganassi. Larson and Ganassi assured the media during post-race interviews the driver's seat in the No.

Manchester United's James Weir having medical at Hull City

The 21-year-old, who has represented England at Under-18 and Under-19 level, made one late substitute appearance for the Red Devils last season but that was the only time he featured for the senior side. Hull City have signed Manchester United academy graduate Will Keane on a permanent basis. Weir is the U21 captain at Man United with him handed a first-team debut at United by Louis van Gaal last season but his chances will be limited (this season at least) under Jose Mourinho.

Aguero facing three-match ban after elbow

He would also miss the Premier League home clash with Bournemouth on September 17 and the EFL Cup third-round clash with Swansea City three days later. He was due to link up with the Argentina squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers but has been ruled out with a calf injury. But he would be eligible to play in City's Champions League clash with Borussia Monchengladbach, which follows the game against United.

Rooney will remain England captain, Allardyce says

Antonio is the only uncapped player announced in Allardyce's first squad but has been assured by the boss that he is deserving of his place ahead on England's opening World Cup qualifier in Slovakia on Sunday. Former skipper Alan Shearer was among those urging Rooney, who is England's record scorer and has the joint-most caps of any outfield player, to quit before another major tournament cycle.

Lightning strike kills more than 300 Reindeer in Norway

SOME 322 Reindeer were killed after lightning struck them during a storm in central southern Norway. "We've never had anything like this with lightning", Kjartan Knutsen of Norway's nature surveillance agency said, adding there were sometimes isolated cases of sheep or reindeer struck down.

Kansas City Chiefs Eric Berry is Officially back on the Team

Speaking Friday morning, coach Andy Reid said he'd have no problems inserting Berry into the Week 1 lineup, even if he shows up that week. "Eric's one of our good players and he's in the business side of it right now", Reid said. Berry held out of training camp after he and the team were unable to come to terms on a long-term contract. But Dorsey didn't say when he expected Berry to return.

Arsene Wenger confirms Shkodran Mustafi and Lucas Perez have passed medicals

The Frenchman believes that every Premier League club remains open for business. Arsenal has picked up their first win of the new Premier League season courtesy of a 3-1 victory over Watford at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Square to the box on the left, Sanchez lofted a cross into the box. Arsenal midfielder Theo Walcott said some of the football his side played against Watford was breathtaking to be a part of.

Belgian GP: Qualifying notes - Renault

Vasseur added that Magnussen will need a new chassis, engine and gearbox for next weekend, with all having been destroyed in the crash. He was taken to hospital for precautionary checks after suffering a cut to his left ankle in a high-speed crash, said his team.

Park runs away from field to claim gold in women's golf

The competition saw South Korea's Inbee Park become the first ever women's Olympic golf champion as she shot a final-round 66 to finish on 16 under, five clear of world number one Lydia Ko of New Zealand who took silver . a birdie on the last was enough for Ko to separate herself from the chasing pack and finish runner-up. "My initial goal is to appear on the Olympic stage, which has come true".

Scherzer Dominates Orioles In Shutout Win

How it happened: In order for the Nationals to finally beat the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night, Max Scherzer had to pull out all the tricks. Daniel Murphy's RBI double in the eighth came before Harper's second hit helped Washington pull away. Mark Melancon pitched a scoreless ninth.

Queen commends Olympic heroes of Team GB and the Commonwealth

The three-hour extraordinary function enthralled the capacity crowd along with millions of television audience around the world. To the beat of traditional Brazilian music, Olympians danced and waved their countries' flags to celebrate their place on the world's premier sporting stage.

Colin Kaepernick: San Francisco 49ers QB says he can win starting gig

Kap will be on the 49ers roster in Week 1, barring anything insane, but San Francisco's third preseason game of 2016 may be the most critical of the 29 year old's pro career. Still, he was able to take reps with the offense (while not throwing) and feels totally comfortable with the scheme and playbook. "I thought our quarterbacks were very accurate and did a nice job not throwing a pick", Kelly said.

Brazilian police charge US swimmer Ryan Lochte for exaggerated robbery story

Unspecified further action is expected to the taken by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), while the International Olympic Committee have already opened a Disciplinary Commission. "There was no robbery", Rio de Janeiro Civil Police Chief Fernando Veloso said. Security reportedly demanded money for the damages, which the swimmers paid in cash.

Zac Efron flies to Brazil to meet Simone Biles

Afterward winning her third gold, Biles tweeted a simple yet strong statement: "dreams DO come true". Raisman and Biles have respectively racked up two of the most impressive resumes in Olympic history. Anchor Hoda Kotb invited the actor to the games to watch Biles' performance, and he was (like the rest of the planet) seriously impressed by her gold medal-worthy performance.

Broncos To Start Trevor Siemian At Quarterback In 3rd Preseason Game

Nor would he say Siemian is the starter September 8 in the regular-season opener against Carolina. Kaepernick warmed up with 10-yard passes before progressing to 15 and 25 yards. After seeming No. 1 signal-caller Mark Sanchez got the nod in last week's exhibition opener vs. Besides Carlos Hyde, most of the 49ers talent is on defense.

Walsh-Jennings/Ross Fall In Semifinals

But the Brazilian duo was surprised by Germany's Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst in the semifinals, getting beaten soundly in straight sets, and then later that night the Americans also fell, to Brazil's younger team of Agatha and Barbara .

USA Basketball Completes Gold Medal Rout at Rio Olympics

On Sunday, August 21st, in the Olympics' final sports competition, the US, who have dominated the medal table since the Games began seventeen days ago, fittingly won the last gold medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Anthony checked back into the rout in the final minutes so he could grab a seventh rebound, passing David Robinson for the USA record with the 125th in his Olympic career.

Walker not sharp enough in return, Mariners lose to Yanks

Ellsbury staked NY to a 3-1 lead in the fifth with his sixth home run, a two-run shot to right-center that followed a leadoff double by Ronald Torreyes . Ketel Marte singled up the middle to drive in Martin before Mark Teixeira nabbed Guillermo Heredia's liner and turned it into an inning-ending double play.

Sunderland hit by another injury ahead of Shrewsbury Town cup game

It can't happen overnight and I can't change it overnight. 'I've had that offer (from Everton) for a while now and I could have invested that money two weeks ago, but that's very hard, ' he explained ahead of tonight's League Cup tie at home to Shrewsbury.

Nationals recover after blowing lead, beat Braves 7

The Washington Nationals coughed up a five-run lead, but against the Atlanta Braves it didn't end up mattering.Clint Robinson singled in the tie-breaking run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Nationals won 7-6 Friday night for their 10th victory in 11 games against the Braves.Wilson Ramos had a single off Jim Johnson and Anthony Rendon, who had made a costly error an inning earlier, walked to bring up Robinson.Robinson went the other way through the left side of the infield off ...

German women upset top-seeded Brazil team on Olympic beach

Walsh Jennings, who was 26-0 in her Olympic beach volleyball career before the upset, sealed the win with a pair of blocks for the final two points to win 17-21, 21-17, 15-9. They fell behind big at the start of the second set, with Brazil picking up another ace against Walsh Jennings. The Brazilians were crestfallen not to win the country's first female beach volleyball gold since 1996, but admitted the Germans had been the better team.

With score evened, McGregor wants Diaz in lightweight match

McGregor has not defended his featherweight belt since taking it from Jose Aldo at UFC 194 in December. McGregor won by a majority decision, his first non-KO win since 2013, and a reply to his loss against Diaz in UFC 196 five months ago, when he tapped out.

Diego Costa vs. Watford: Proving that Costa is Conte's spirit animal

He has scored two goals but I would prefer him to have scored before the end! Instead, the Spanish global was able to pounce onto a flawless through pass from one of the replacements, Cesc Fabregas , and beat Heurelho Gomes, who had earlier failed to hold Eden Hazard's low drive, allowing Michy Batshuayi, another substitute, to equalise.

Alabama keeps rolling: Tide is No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25

A team receives 25 points for each first place vote, 24 for second place and so on through to the final team, which receives one point. Tennessee received votes spread from No. Regardless, the first FBS game - a meeting in Australia between Hawaii and California - doesn't happen until Friday and the first Saturday of action isn't until September 3, so until we see these teams step on the field none of these perceptions amount to much.

Germany stop Nigeria, face Brazil in final

The host country of these Olympic Games will have an opportunity to change that Saturday. "We are only thinking about working as hard as we have been until now so that we can win the gold medal". Brazil won the match 6-0. The evening's most entertaining theatre came, as usual, from Bolt, who will go for his eighth Olympic gold medal today in the 200 final.