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Sport Petr Cech backed by Unai Emery, despite shaky start against Man City
Author: 0 Petr Cech backed by Unai Emery, despite shaky start against Man City

That means Bernd Leno, the club's £22million signing from Bayer Leverkusen, is set to watch from the sidelines again with Cech between the sticks. "I am very happy with Cech's performance. Emery is also concerned by Arsenal's historically poor injury record and wants to select players from fully fit squad but has faced early setback with Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Sead Kolasinac both out for about six weeks.

Author: 0 Fox News Catches Heat After Mixing Up Aretha Franklin & Patti LaBelle

Singer Diana Ross kept her tribute simple. She got a musical education from gospel greats: the Staple Singers, the Soul Stirrers, James Cleveland and The Mighty Clouds of Joy. Her final performance was at an Elton John AIDS Foundation gala in New York City in November 2017. In her key scene, Franklin (as Mrs. Murphy) sings iconic soul classic " Think " to her husband Matt "Guitar' Murphy in the middle of their restaurant when Jake and Elwood try and recruit him to their band".

Sport Premier League warned over La Liga's lead of playing games overseas
Author: 0 Premier League warned over La Liga's lead of playing games overseas

La Liga have struck a deal with Relevent, an entertainment promotion group, to form a project called "La Liga North America" with which they hope to promote European football culture in the USA and Canada. La Liga have announced they will play at least one regular game a season in North America. But it remains to be seen if Scudamore's successor will make staging a Premier League game in the States one of their leading priorities.

Sport Urena banned 6 games for hitting Acuna
Author: 0 Urena banned 6 games for hitting Acuna

Snitker believed Urena meant to hit Acuna with the pitch. "I'm sorry. I mean, people are not going to like that, but you've got to hit him and knock him down - I mean seriously knock him down if you're going to hit him". Acuña stayed in after being hit but left before the top of the second inning. Because he was forced from the game after being hit by the pitch in his only plate appearance, Acuna will be eligible to continue his three-game streak of leadoff homers in his next game.

Sport Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea
Author: 0 Unai Emery shares who will start in goal for Arsenal against Chelsea

Nevertheless, Emery's determination that his Arsenal side will build their attacks right from the back has led to speculation that his days as the no. The Bundesliga team had highlighted a miscued clearance with the message, "in case you were wondering how to play out of the back.we might know a guy".

Sport Jaguars CB Ramsey unloads on QBs in interview
Author: 0 Jaguars CB Ramsey unloads on QBs in interview

What did Josh Allen say about Jalen Ramsey's comments? "He reminds me of Jimmy Garoppolo a little bit". I think Marcus Mariota is a great quarterback for their team. When asked about Ramsey's comments after the walk-through on Wednesday, Dak said he had not seen the comments so he couldn't comment. And just being honest about it, Flacco sucks.

Sport FIFA Ranking: Nigeria ranks to 49, as France soars No. 1
Author: 0 FIFA Ranking: Nigeria ranks to 49, as France soars No. 1

South Africa remain unchanged in the latest FIFA World Rankings at number 74 in the world after the first release of the list in two months and since the completion of the World Cup in Russian Federation. Russian Federation 2018 semi-finalists Belgium are second Brazil in third, while World Cup runners-up Croatia are fourth and Uruguay fifth. The top five consists of France , Belgium, Brazil, beaten finalists Croatia and Uruguay.

Sport Marcelo Had A Very Cheeky Reaction Whe Ramos Mocked Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Marcelo Had A Very Cheeky Reaction Whe Ramos Mocked Jurgen Klopp

For now, Ramos' focus is on the UEFA Super Cup match against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday evening. He should concentrate on his own team and not be concerned about other players who have been performing to a very high level, let's see if he can do the same as a coach.

Sport Independence Day 2018: Google honours India with a special doodle
Author: 0 Independence Day 2018: Google honours India with a special doodle

He said despite significant progress, Pakistan has yet to reach its destiny and that a consensus about national objectives is imperative to achieve the goals. Parades are held in all state capitals and district headquarters to celebrate India's Independence Day. Khan also urged the expatriate community to "remember their Kashmiri brethren on this auspicious day who are facing human rights violation in Indian-occupied Kashmir".

Sport Pique welcomes Barca's one-off Super Cup duel with Sevilla
Author: 0 Pique welcomes Barca's one-off Super Cup duel with Sevilla

Manager Ernesto Valverde was full of praise going on to say "I don't know what Messi must be feeling right now". Luis Suarez also fired wide, but Barcelona finally drew level shortly before halftime when Messi's free kick hit the post and fell kindly for Pique to poke into the empty net.

Sport Lindsay Whalen of Minnesota Lynx announces retirement at end of season
Author: 0 Lindsay Whalen of Minnesota Lynx announces retirement at end of season

The WNBA is losing a true star, but watching Whalen continue to build upon her legacy with the Minnesota women's basketball team is a decent consolation. She led the Sun to two WNBA Finals before she was traded to the Lynx in 2010. The Lynx are 200-80 in the regular season since Whalen arrived, having only missed the playoffs once.

Sport JUST IN: Barcelona make final decision on Paul Pogba
Author: 0 JUST IN: Barcelona make final decision on Paul Pogba

He had been linked with the French national team job but Didier Deschamps looks certain to stay in his role after winning the World Cup in Russian Federation last month. Pogba, 25, who originally left Sir Alex Ferguson's United for Juve in 2012, has told Old Trafford executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and his team-mates that he wants to go again.

Author: 0 Kevin de Bruyne: Man City midfielder suffers knee injury in training

De Bruyne only returned to full training last week after a delayed summer break following the World Cup. "The extent of the problem is not yet known and we will bring you further updates on Kevin's condition in due course". With a friendly fixture list, it is not a surprise that City are still just 8/13 (1.62 ) to claim successive titles, but it is worth noting that Guardiola's side travel to Liverpool in October and will certainly be hoping De Bruyne is fit for that contest.

Sport Manchester City's David Silva Announces Retirement From Spain Team
Author: 0 Manchester City's David Silva Announces Retirement From Spain Team

Silva's decision comes just two days after Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique also announced his retirement from Spain's national side. "The national team gave me everything and helped me grow as a player and a person", he said. Gran Canaria-born Silva was making his name as a creative force at Valencia when he was first called up to the senior team in November 2006 and he scored the first of his 35 global goals against Greece in August 2007.

Sport 'Tiger Effect' lifts PGA Championship ratings to a 9-year high
Author: 0 'Tiger Effect' lifts PGA Championship ratings to a 9-year high

The unorthodox 24-year-old then endured a remarkable collapse in the closing stages of the Porsche European Open, but with Justin Thomas now the only rookie in the USA team, Furyk would have no qualms about giving DeChambeau a debut, providing he can find some form over the first two events of the FedExCup Play-Offs.

Sport Lopetegui tells Real Madrid to forget about Zinedine Zidane, gives reasons
Author: 0 Lopetegui tells Real Madrid to forget about Zinedine Zidane, gives reasons

The Welsh winger's last competitive club outing saw him come off the bench to score twice - including arguably the greatest Champions League final goal of all time - to steer Madrid to the trophy for a third successive season, and he has been promised an even bigger role under new boss Julen Lopetegui .

Sport Man Utd handed a boost with return of defender
Author: 0 Man Utd handed a boost with return of defender

Manchester United endured a odd summer transfer window which closed on 9th August. Zinedine Zidane has emerged as the new favourite to take over from Jose Mourinho as manager of Manchester United . During pre-season, Mourinho lamented the lack to acquire priority targets which seemingly aroused tension between him and club Chief Executive Ed Woodward.

Sport Celtic's Dedryck Boyata Gets Deeper Into Spat With Brendan Rodgers
Author: 0 Celtic's Dedryck Boyata Gets Deeper Into Spat With Brendan Rodgers

Scott Sinclair's goal 12 minutes from time opened up the possibility of Celtic sneaking through on away goals, but they could not find the decisive strike. "I still felt this was a game in which we had more than enough to win but you have to defend better than we did". Brendan Rodgers expressed his disappointment on Monday that the defender did not travel to Athens with the rest of the squad and insisted that he will put his faith in players who want to be at the club.

Sport Simona Halep storms into Montreal semifinals
Author: 0 Simona Halep storms into Montreal semifinals

Stephens lost just four games and struck 18 winners on her way to a 6-2 6-2 victory in just 69 minutes. "She was striking the ball and everything was going in for her". Halep has had a largely excellent season, highlighted by her French Open victory, and will consider herself amongst the favourites in NY. "It was a nice to be at home just cruising with my family, seeing them after I was away for two and a half months".

Sport Who Is Erica Herman, Tiger Woods’ New Girlfriend?
Author: 0 Who Is Erica Herman, Tiger Woods’ New Girlfriend?

Woods had not really challenged at The Open since his last success in it in 2006, but two opening rounds of 67 would immediately put him in contention at Royal Lytham & St Annes. "We are heading into the core of the golf season so for getting people inspired to play the game the timing of that couldn't be better so on any number of levels we are thrilled about what the opportunity in May will bring".

Sport Maryland places football head coach and strength coach on leave
Author: 0 Maryland places football head coach and strength coach on leave

Durkin sent a letter to parents of the players Friday, saying an upcoming report might "prompt some questions" about the program, according to a source who sent a copy to The Baltimore Sun . Maryland placed the head of the football team's strength and conditioning staff on paid leave while it investigates claims he verbally abused and humiliated players, a person briefed on the situation said.

Sport Fans to get free beer for Browns' first victory
Author: 0 Fans to get free beer for Browns' first victory

This smart-technology fridge will automatically unlock after the Browns secure their first regular season win. Each fridge holds about 200 aluminum 16-ounce bottles of Bud Light, an official sponsor of the National Football League and the Browns.

Sport Jury retires in England cricketer Ben Stokes' nightclub affray trial
Author: 0 Jury retires in England cricketer Ben Stokes' nightclub affray trial

Stokes had told the jury he felt "under threat" at all times during the incident and said he only stepped in after hearing Ali and Mr Hale shouting homophobic abuse at gay men William O'Connor and Kai Barry. Still from handout CCTV issued by Avon and Somerset Police of England cricketers Ben Stokes (left) and Alex Hales outside the Mbargo nightclub in Bristol.

Sport Brooks Koepka reveals he injured rib week before U.S. Open
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka reveals he injured rib week before U.S. Open

Open he won previous year at Erin Hills. I knew what it was for. He made a handful of blood-and-guts par saves, but the pivotal save of the tournament came on the par-3 11th when Koepka flew the green and came back to sink a long putt for bogey.

Sport Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move
Author: 0 Barca president refuses to rule out Pogba move

Paul Pogba will play well at Manchester United this season. The cameo felt symptomatic. The Frenchman has done nothing to try and extinguish speculation that he's unsettled and unhappy at Old Trafford. After a few moments, Sanchez tried to convince Pogba to hand him the ball, but the World Cup victor refused to stand down. BALLON D'OR 2018 FAVOURITES: Who will be crowned the best player in the world later this year? His penalty inside the first five minutes proved just how confident ...

Sport Broncos fans boo first-round quarterback off the field
Author: 0 Broncos fans boo first-round quarterback off the field

He's played with poise, he's played with confidence. After an abysmal preseason outing over the weekend, the 2016 first-round pick got demoted from the second team to the third team as Chad Kelly - the 253rd and final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft - earned a promotion to the second team.

Author: 0 Future bright for Woods after PGA, but Koepka is in the way

The eight players who earned automatic spots, in order of their points: Brooks Koepka , Dustin Johnson , Justin Thomas , Patrick Reed , Bubba Watson , Jordan Spieth , Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson . Koepka joins Gene Sarazen, Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only players to win the US Open and PGA championship in the same season.

Sport PGA Championship Performance Solidifies Tiger Woods' Ryder Cup Chances
Author: 0 PGA Championship Performance Solidifies Tiger Woods' Ryder Cup Chances

ST. LOUIS - Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. "That will probably go down as probably one of the best shots I've ever hit under pressure", he said. "It kind of pushes you to step up your game".

Sport Nadal brings Tsitsipas' stellar week at Toronto Masters to an end
Author: 0 Nadal brings Tsitsipas' stellar week at Toronto Masters to an end

Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from birthday boy Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters on Sunday. After his loss in the final, I asked Tsitsipas if he watched Denis Shapovalov's run to the semi-final a year ago and if it inspired him. It was the world number 27's fourth consecutive win over a top 10 opponent at the tournament.

Sport NASCAR in MI on Sunday
Author: 0 NASCAR in MI on Sunday

After deciding to wait inside his dad's vehicle during the Victory Lane champagne spray bath, he ultimately climbed out and playfully splashed a water bottle on Harvick's business manager standing nearby. Brad Keselowski , Ford, 199.590 19. After his spin in stage one due to contact from Byron, Truex Jr. found himself in the lead in the second stage.