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Sports Ronald de Boer: Cillessen Can Fight For Barcelona No. 1
Author: 0 Ronald de Boer: Cillessen Can Fight For Barcelona No. 1

Barcelona are set to trigger a transfer for Tim Krul, with the signing of Jasper Cillessen setting in motion a move of his own for the Newcastle keeper. This leaves a void at Ajax, who handed goalkeeper Andre Onana his debut against Willem II only to lose on their home turf. The Dutch keeper has nearly recovered from a knee injury which has kept him out since October but he won't get much game time at St James' Park with Matz Sels first choice and three other keepers in Rob Elliott, Karl ...

Sports With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa
Author: 0 With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa

If Bosa eventually joins the team, he likely will receive a restructured offer sheet that reduces the amount he could have signed for this week, the thought being he would not be available for a full, 16-game season because of his lateness in reporting to Chargers Park.

Author: 0 Mariners look for series win vs

We're trying to win every game and to be a part of that feels good. "I feel really good out there in the box, and the work I've been doing is getting good results, and it's making me feel comfortable", Sanchez said. Torreyes finished 3-for-4 with two doubles. "And the last run; (Mark) Teixeira gets the ball down the line (for a double)". Give credit to GM Brian Cashman, who, when he was finally given the green light to blow up a roster that wasn't going to make the playoffs, got himself a ...

Sports Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' third preseason game
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian to start Broncos' third preseason game

Perhaps the most intriguing game of Saturday's exhibition schedule was in Denver with both the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos trying to figure out who will start at quarterback. "I look like a better guitar player than I am", Sanchez said in the video. Tie goes to Sanchez, but he certainly hasn't earned it after two games with one touchdown and three turnovers.

Author: 0 USA wraps up top medal count as Rio Olympics conclude

She is the first female gymnast to earn the distinction and just the second gymnast in the last 80 years ( Alfred Jochim ). Brazil men's soccer: The Rio Olympics couldn't have scripted a better ending than Neymar winning the gold medal for the host country in soccer.

Sports Michael Phelps glad to end career on own terms
Author: 0 Michael Phelps glad to end career on own terms

Japan's Rie Kaneto competes in a women's 200-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. That's just our competitive instinct that we have. "He won't give up and that's awesome". "I think that this win helps bring hope and change to some of the issues that are going on in the world", Manuel said.

Sports Rio Olympics: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upset in semifinals
Author: 0 Rio Olympics: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross upset in semifinals

Walsh Jennings, the one-woman beach volleyball dynasty, finally lost an Olympic match. "We needed that so bad", Brazilian fan Bernard Deixeira told Time magazine on Tuesday after Seixas and Bednarczuk, known exclusively by the first names in their home country, beat the Americans in straight sets (22-20, 21-18).

Author: 0 Olympic Athlete of the Day: Gwen Jorgensen

So, too, the way it all unfolded. She was the 2014 and 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series Champion and had won 13 consecutive triathlons before finishing second on April 9 in Gold Coast, Australia. "She's really deserving of the gold", Spirig said. I was very relieved to get off the bike and onto the run with no bruises or blood. Gwen Jorgensen held the finish-line ribbon above her head before being overcome by emotion.

Sports Cisse sinks Muhammed for ICoast's first gold
Author: 0 Cisse sinks Muhammed for ICoast's first gold

The Briton had too much for the 37-year-old, winning 9-2, before moving on to beat Harchegani and clinch a gold medal showdown against reigning African champion Cheick Salah Cisse of the Ivory Coast. "I'm absolutely devastated - all that hard work and sacrifice by myself and my parents, I just feel I've let everyone down", he shrugged, staring blankly into the distance.

Sports Costa comes to life and breaks Watford hearts
Author: 0 Costa comes to life and breaks Watford hearts

Once this has been ticked off, the goals and attacking flair will come because there is no doubt about the talent within the squad with players such as Eden Hazard, Diego Costa etc. Costa was fortunate to avoid a red card in Chelsea's opening 2-1 win over West Ham having avoided a second yellow for a rash challenge on Adrian.

Sports Mississippi State unranked in AP Preseason Top 25
Author: 0 Mississippi State unranked in AP Preseason Top 25

Ohio State, TCU and Baylor were ranked in the top four heading into last season, but all missed the College Football Playoff. LSU (9-3, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) finished 16th in the national poll after its 56-27 Texas Bowl win versus Texas Tech on December 29, 2015.

Sports Nigeria holds off Honduras comeback to win bronze
Author: 0 Nigeria holds off Honduras comeback to win bronze

Honduras had its first scoring chance a few minutes later as Alberth Elis sent a header toward goal forcing Nigeria goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel into a save. They won gold in 1996, and finished as runners-up to Argentina back in Beijing eight years ago. The midfielder will be the most experienced player on the field for either side and has had a strong tournament directing Nigeria's offense.

Sports Romelu Lukaku is staying at Everton - Ronald Koeman
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku is staying at Everton - Ronald Koeman

The 27-year-old is delighted with his switch to Goodison Park and is looking forward to playing under manager Ronald Koeman . Asked if he might be offered a new deal, Koeman said: "That's possible". "If they want to stay, stay and we will fight together". 'I thought we were the better team first half, ' he said. Another one that I can't say I know much, if anything, about is Konate.

Author: 0 US men's basketball beats Spain 82-76, will play for gold

As it should have, the countries having met to decide the gold at the previous two Olympics in London and Beijing, the US coming out on top both times. After two days hearing about his sore calf, Gasol didn't look injured in the least in the first quarter, aggressively going right at DeMarcus Cousins and putting up 12 first quarter points.

Sports Boult leads the way for New Zealand
Author: 0 Boult leads the way for New Zealand

Attacking bowling from New Zealand's Trent Boult delivered two important wickets as South Africa went to tea on 146 for four wickets on the first day of the first test at Kingsmead on Friday. These are changing times for South Africa . They'll tinker with the odd selection - does Durban demand a second spinner or fourth seamer, either Doug Bracewell or Matt Henry? New Zealand found the breakthrough in the 14th over when Cook was caught behind off Trent Boult (2-42).

Author: 0 Results in men's 400m hurdles — SPOILER ALERT

Given that the fastest hurdler of the year in the 400-meter hurdles, compatriot Johnny Dutch (48.10), was unable to secure a place on the U.S. Olympic track team, and the three medalists at the 2015 Beijing World Championships were absent or far off their earlier times, Clement stood a good chance of making it to the pinnacle of the podium.

Sports Canadian sprinter taunts Usain Bolt
Author: 0 Canadian sprinter taunts Usain Bolt

He didn't!" Bolt said after the race. Team GB's athletics captain at Rio 2016 Adam Gemili will be going in the 200m final, four years after just missing out on a place in the 100m final at London 2012. Once he realised he had eased off prematurely it was too late to recover as Dutchman Churandy Martina and Panama's Alonso Edward swept past him. American Ashton Eaton is leading in points after the first day of events yesterday.

Sports Astra Giurgiu strike late to hold West Ham to draw in Romania
Author: 0 Astra Giurgiu strike late to hold West Ham to draw in Romania

In four league games so far, they've won just one - and that against a team without a point (actually Poli Timisoara have minus 14 but I won't get into that). Denis Alibec found a late equaliser to salvage a draw for Astra Giurgiu against West Ham . Bilic added: "They have many internationals, although they sold a few players".

Author: 0 Rio 2016: YouTuber completes Rubix Cube faster than Bolt ran the 100m

It is similarly doubtful that anybody can get close to Bolt in the final of the 200m. Catch all the live scores and timings from 4X100m Heats. 1953 hrs IST: Bad news! Didn't Andre de Grasse know that nobody's supposed to mess with the Jamaican's 200 meters? "Everybody's in shock", Bolt said of Gatlin's early exit.

Sports US Army chief to visit S. Korea
Author: 0 US Army chief to visit S. Korea

Chinese state media have published daily attacks against the US and South Korea over the missile defense system, and China has canceled events involving South Korean entertainers. But that does not mean that these demonstrations are not having an impact. "The more efforts (the North) makes, the deeper the country's isolation in the global community will be and the bigger its economic problems will be", South Korean President Park Geun-Hye said.

Sports Liz Cheney wins Republican primary for US House seat
Author: 0 Liz Cheney wins Republican primary for US House seat

Cheney took 40 percent of the vote. CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP ) - Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House is up for grabs as voters head to the polls in Tuesday's primary election. And the Teton County homeowner, of course, also had the top name recognition. Greene said Tuesday night he is "very excited about the way the results came in".

Sports DC police chief stepping down to head security for NFL
Author: 0 DC police chief stepping down to head security for NFL

Lanier has spent 26 years with the 3,700-member Metropolitan Police Department. Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to hold a news conference to announce Lanier's retirement Tuesday afternoon. There have also been recent concerns about the size of the police force, with officers retiring faster than the department could hire new ones. Homicides continued to drop to a low of 88 in 2012, although, slayings increased last year by more than 50 percent, and killings this year are continuing at 2015's pace.

Sports Bears hold first practice with Patriots
Author: 0 Bears hold first practice with Patriots

From there, you could see tempers building and, on a hot, humid afternoon in New England, it wasn't surprising to see the battle spill over to the sidelines. Lamar Houston knows him well , and after this game, we should all have a pretty good grasp of what Garoppolo is all about. "We'll look at the film tonight".

Author: 0 First Olympic Medal For Cavendish

Italy's Elia Viviani won that discipline ahead of France's Thomas Boudat, who now leads the overall standings with 106 points ahead of Monday's three events. Cavendish held on, although there could yet be an intervention from the officials. Cavendish now adds silver to his 34 Tour de France stage wins, 15 Giro wins, a world championship and Commonwealth gold.

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