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Sport Are the Celtics actually on Kyrie Irving's list?
Author: 0 Are the Celtics actually on Kyrie Irving's list?

Griffin made an appearance on ESPN TV show The Jump on Monday, and - as noted by Ball Don't Lie's Ben Rohrbach - Griffin mentioned that Irving listed Brad Stevens as one of the coaches he wanted to play for. "LeBron casts a very large shadow over an organization". Irving - locked up two more years and without a no-trade clause - holds little sway where he goes.

Sport Ottis Gibson coach talk encourages SA captain Faf du Plessis
Author: 0 Ottis Gibson coach talk encourages SA captain Faf du Plessis

England will face Bangladesh in a three match Test series before the Ashes against Australia later this year. "But certainly both the series wins against South Africa - both home and away - have been a fantastic effort". "We're not papering over the cracks". "We know there are some spots that haven't been cemented down". "Hopefully not before too long we do see some big scores from some of those guys".

Sport Jamaica's McLeod wins 110M hurdles
Author: 0 Jamaica's McLeod wins 110M hurdles

McLeod, flag draped across his torso, underlined that he was determined to lift the gloomy mood in the Jamaican team camp following Usain Bolt's third-place finish in the final individual race of his career and Elaine Thompson's surprising fifth-place finish - both in the 100m event.

Sport Jon Jones wants a 'respectful relationship' with Daniel Cormier
Author: 0 Jon Jones wants a 'respectful relationship' with Daniel Cormier

Following his successful Octagon return in his rematch against Daniel Cormier , who he defeated for the second time in two fights at UFC 214 last month, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones continues to talk about the possibility of a super-fight against former UFC Heavyweight Champion and reigning WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar .

Sport Watson won't start Texans' Preseason opener at Carolina
Author: 0 Watson won't start Texans' Preseason opener at Carolina

The Panthers talked up the Texans Monday afternoon, which brings former Clemson quarterback and Houston first-round pick Deshaun Watson to town. O'Brien said he is looking for Savage, Watson and Weeden to have a good handle on the offense and most importantly, to take care of the football .

Sport Young guns are red-hot favourites to seize the honours at PGA Championship
Author: 0 Young guns are red-hot favourites to seize the honours at PGA Championship

Things could be different at Quail Hollow and it wouldn't surprise many if he emerged from his slumber and lit up the course and the season's last Major. It is a changed Quail Hollow this week, made longer with revisions to three holes on the front nine and more hard with rough added and greens made faster - alterations that McIlroy said suited him.

Author: 0 Man Utd remain open to Zlatan Ibrahimovic return - Jose Mourinho

It's possible United could even resign the striker, but in the meantime, he's been busy collaborating with ISBIT GAMES for undoubtedly the weirdest new mobile game we've ever heard of. But Milan right-back Conti, who only joined the club this summer from Atalanta, says he is keen to see Ibrahimovic at the San Siro. " Maybe he'll stay with us ", said Mourinho at a Monday press conference, when questioned ahead of United's clash with Real Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup.

Author: 0 Back to Tottenham goes Mourinho: Manchester United to make bid for defender

Tottenham Hotspur's Danny Rose is reportedly a target for Manchester United again. Rose struggled to adapt to life in north London after moving to Spurs from Leeds United in 2007, adding: "It was hard when I first moved down to Essex and Tottenham, I was going home every chance I could".

Sport Vikings list Dalvin Cook as starting RB: What to expect
Author: 0 Vikings list Dalvin Cook as starting RB: What to expect

He's been on the field, he's been playing. Zimmer said it was hard to evaluate some aspects of the practice without full tackling, but noted that Cook fared well. Veterans Kai Forbath and Ryan Quigley are ahead of Marshall Koehn and Taylor Symmank at kicker and punter, respectively, and the Vikings listed Marcus Sherels as their top kick and punt returner.

Sport Hendrick, Kahne to split
Author: 0 Hendrick, Kahne to split

Hendrick Motorsports has settled on Byron, a 19-year-old native of Charlotte, N.C., to take over its No. 5 Chevrolet team, sources confirmed. There had been speculation that perhaps Matt Kenseth , Kurt Busch or even Carl Edwards would join NASCAR's top team in a short-term role to give Byron enough time to get ready, but it appears Rick Hendrick is already convinced.

Sport United Kingdom mulling massive fines to critical infrastructure at risk of cyberattacks
Author: 0 United Kingdom mulling massive fines to critical infrastructure at risk of cyberattacks

The consultation is on the Network and Information Systems directive to be implemented from May 2018, which is part of a £1.9bn national cyber-security strategy. Operators that take cyber-security seriously should already have such measures in place, the government stated. Operators will also need to develop a strategy and policies to understand and manage cyber security risks.

Sport Barcelona manager, Valverde speaks on replacing Neymar amid Coutinho link
Author: 0 Barcelona manager, Valverde speaks on replacing Neymar amid Coutinho link

However, Bartomeu has claimed Barcelona were always relaxed about the prospect of losing of one their best players, but claimed the club were not impressed with how Neymar handled the situation. The excitement was certainly felt by PSG fans. Amuneke recalled that the Figo saga happened when all players were on vacation and it was hard for them ( Barcelona players) to rally round and convince him not to move to the other side of La Liga El Clasico.

Author: 0 Yaya Touré: Manchester City want to win in style

But Toure battled his way back into Guardiola's first team, earning a new contract, and he has been a firm fixture in the Catalan's pre-season plans. Intelligent players don't need time to be involved in the way we want to play. "We have had some players away on worldwide duty this summer, which means Pep hasn't had the chance to work for long with the whole squad".

Sport SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute
Author: 0 SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

With the controversies prevailing, Wasim Rizvi, Chairman of the Shia Waqf Board asserts that Babri Masjid was already the property of Shia Waqf Board, which he claims to be the deserved owner. "The said Masjid being a Shia Waqf and its last Mutawalli (manager of the waqf-property) (1949) was admittedly a Shia", the affidavit said. Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer are the other members of the bench, which would adjudicate the dispute over ownership of Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land.

Author: 0 Paul Merson predicts where Tottenham will finish this season

At the same time, Spurs have been linked with a move for Valencia full-back Joao Cancelo , while Pochettino has confirmed that Kyle Walkers-Peters isn't ready to be thrown into the deep end in the Premier League . Pochettino has said that it is a struggle to convince players to join, given the strength of his current first XI. Following an injury to Kieran Trippier in the 2-0 win over the Serie A giants in a pre-season friendly at the weekend, the Lilywhites' need to find cover for the ...

Author: 0 Anquan Boldin Signs With Buffalo Bills

Even though Boldin is likely to don a Bills uniform for just the 2017 season, Beane sees the returns on the investment in Boldin lasting beyond the time that the receiver will be on the field for Buffalo. "Listen, I've been a big Anquan fan from afar". We now have the pleasure of watching him for his 15th season. Boldin was the 2003 Offensive Rookie of the Year after being taken in the second round of the draft by the Arizona Cardinals .

Sport Trabzonspor upbeat over Sissoko deal: Tottenham want sale
Author: 0 Trabzonspor upbeat over Sissoko deal: Tottenham want sale

However, he started, featured for 65 minutes and even struck the post during an impressive 2-0 friendly victory over reigning Serie A champions Juventus at Wembley on Saturday (5 August). Trabzonspor vice-chairman Gencaga Meric has confirmed that his club have made an offer for Tottenham flop Moussa Sissoko . While Tottenham will be somewhat pleased to have sorted out Sissoko's immediate future, this does mean that next summer a big decision will have to be made over the wide man.

Author: 0 Iwobi expresses joy at Community Shield triumph

However, the game was turned on its head when Pedro was shown a straight red-card for a unsafe tackle on Mohamed Elneny , which lead to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte venting his frustrations on the referee's decisions. "First it was the FA Cup and now the Community Shield ", he said , in reference to Victor Moses' dismissal last May. Defeat for Chelsea added to the uneasy atmosphere around the club since winning the title, with uncertainty and rancour surrounding the future of ...

Sport Johnny Manziel Open To Coaching College Football
Author: 0 Johnny Manziel Open To Coaching College Football

He also added that although the said player may have been down for a couple of years, he has a certain track record that can prove what he is capable of when it comes to going into the field and playing his best. So I don't think his career is done. When asked what level he would want to coach, Manziel said, "probably college". Like Kaepernick, he is an National Football League pariah and is having trouble getting a team to sign him.

Sport Chelsea told 27-year-old midfielder would be 'fantastic signing'
Author: 0 Chelsea told 27-year-old midfielder would be 'fantastic signing'

The Blues sold Serbia worldwide Nemanja Matic to Manchester United in a £40m deal last Monday to leave Tiemoue Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas and N'Golo Kante as their recognised midfielders. Their odds of Drinkwater staying at Leicester for next season are 6/4. "I think he's capable of making the step up". He came through he youth ranks at Manchester United and this could be his last chance to break into the big time.

Sport Jorge Mendes urges Chelsea star to make summer move
Author: 0 Jorge Mendes urges Chelsea star to make summer move

Diego Costa's lawyer Ricardo Cardoso has confirmed the striker will hand in a formal transfer request at Chelsea . "We will formally request the transfer request". "When he was already with the Spain national team [for a friendly against Colombia last June] and before travelling to Brazil to enjoy his holidays, he was released from Chelsea by SMS by the coach Antonio Conte ".