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Author: 0 Wolves wanted Simmons in potential Butler trade

We chose to consult the all-knowing Trade Machine to try and figure things out. When Butler first made his trade demand last week, only the Clippers, Nets and Knicks were on his list. Not to mention, Butler is about to turn 30 while Simmons is only 22 years old. Despite Butler's desire to be traded, reports have surfaced that coach and president Tom Thibodeau is asking for a "steep package" that is putting a wrench in potential deals because he has no real desire to trade his star ...

Sports Osaka loses Pan Pacific Open final
Author: 0 Osaka loses Pan Pacific Open final

Open champion Naomi Osaka in the Pan Pacific Open final in Tokyo on Sunday. She allowed her opponent to break her service in the 9th game, and lost the set, 4-6. The same can not be said of Pliskova , who is excellent at the line. She is then scheduled to play in the Hong Kong tournament at Victoria Park, starting on October 6.

Sports Klopp warns rivals Chelsea are serious title contenders
Author: 0 Klopp warns rivals Chelsea are serious title contenders

There was never a team that won all four, right? "We are greedy, we want to win both of them if we can". Zola said the game is an "opportunity to see players who didn't have many games so far" but that they would "take it seriously". The 29-year-old has not played this season after aggravating an earlier pelvic injury during Croatia's march to the World Cup final in Russian Federation in July.

Sports As Alexis Sanchez struggles, here's 7 other big-name Manchester United flops
Author: 0 As Alexis Sanchez struggles, here's 7 other big-name Manchester United flops

Paul Pogba has now stepped up to the plate and criticised Mourinho's approach with the Red Devils. " Attack, attack, attack " he told BBC Sport , mirroring the famous Old Trafford chant. Speaking of his opponents in his post-match press conference, the Manchester United manager said: "Wolves, by the way they faced the game, I think they deserve it".

Sports James Milner sums up popular opinion on Mohamed Salah's award-winning goal
Author: 0 James Milner sums up popular opinion on Mohamed Salah's award-winning goal

With no Cristiano in London, the bets are on Luka Modric having won the Champions League with Real Madrid and reached the World Cup final with Croatia, only to be beaten despite his spectacular performance. Now with Real Madrid, the 26-year-old Courtois joked before his award was announced that Federation Internationale de Football Association should also hand out a save-of-the-year prize.

Sports Tiger, Fowler lead at Tour Championship
Author: 0 Tiger, Fowler lead at Tour Championship

Woods found the green with his second shot into the par-five 18th and then brilliantly holed a just over 25 foot putt in a round of a five-under par 65 to tie fellow American Rickie Fowler in heatwave conditions on the East Lake course Thursday, September 20.

Sports 49ers Fear QB Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL
Author: 0 49ers Fear QB Jimmy Garoppolo Suffered Torn ACL

It was only an inch. That inch wouldn't have made a difference. After gaining 13 yards, Garoppolo had the choice between stepping out of bounds or staying in and taking a hit from a defender. Beathard. Practice squad member Nick Mullen is the only other QB now on the Niners' roster. "I feel awful for him", Brady said. Garoppolo wasn't the only Niner to pick up an injury on Sunday.

Sports Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Ready to Trade Jimmy Butler Himself if Necessary
Author: 0 Wolves Owner Glen Taylor Ready to Trade Jimmy Butler Himself if Necessary

But what is certain is he is eligible for a five-year, $190 million extension with the Wolves if he stays to the end of this season. If the Clips really are big game hunting for another big-time free agent next summer, adding one of them would simply be future investment in that plan; having Butler in tow will make getting the next star that much easier.

Sports Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole
Author: 0 Tiger Woods: I was close to tears on the last hole

You know, I've explained throughout the year that I just didn't know whether - when this would ever happen again. Tiger Woods has done it again. Gallery members joined Woods down the 72nd fairway as he finished off his 80th PGA Tour win .

Sports Patriots almost traded Gronk to Lions before draft
Author: 0 Patriots almost traded Gronk to Lions before draft

That's all. I wasn't going anywhere without Brady", he said. And after the loss, Gronkowski confirmed the report - and all of the other ones, even - as being the truth. He made that clear to Bill Belichick, and that ended all trade talks back in April. Michel took no silver lining in being called upon as the Patriots' lead rusher, saying, "If we aren't winning games, it isn't fun".

Sports Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri must not waste N'Golo Kante's talents
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri must not waste N'Golo Kante's talents

We need to move the ball quicker and we need more movement without the ball. Few would argue that he is the best in the Premier League at what he does. I hope we can keep this momentum and keep winning games. The Germany worldwide joins Pedro Rodriguez on the sidelines, but the Chelsea head coach is hopeful of being able to call upon both when Liverpool visit Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sports UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo
Author: 0 UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo

Emre Can caused a stir after Ronaldo's controversial Champions League red card . The referee was greeted by no fewer than three members of Juventus' board of directors at the midway point of the Italian side's 2-0 Champions League victory over Valencia this week.

Sports Details emerge in ‘extremely troubling’ slaying of golf champion Celia Barquín
Author: 0 Details emerge in ‘extremely troubling’ slaying of golf champion Celia Barquín

He also was trying to hide a deep cut on his left hand, which he tried to bury in the ground. A knife and clothes covered in blood were also recovered, and Richards was charged with first-degree murder , the spokesman added. "Yes, she was an unbelievable golfer, yes she was a terrific engineering student, yes she even died a horrific death, but this doesn't capture who she was".

Sports Chelsea scalp will motivate West Ham players, claims boss Pellegrini
Author: 0 Chelsea scalp will motivate West Ham players, claims boss Pellegrini

Chicharito should be back in the team along with Perez and Antonio, but none of those players have the skill, speed, strength, and attitude to do what he does for the team. The 59-year-old former Napoli boss said: "In order to win our group, the match of tomorrow is the most important because it's the most hard match".

Sports Arsenal announce the departure of Ivan Gazidis
Author: 0 Arsenal announce the departure of Ivan Gazidis

Following the latter, the club agreed a two-year deal to retain Wenger at the club, although the Frenchman departed his role as manager in 2018. Raul Sanllehi , who arrived from Barcelona last season, and Vinai Venkatesham will effectively replace Gazidis - who has earned £20.9million since arriving at Arsenal in 2009 -at the helm.

Author: 0 UEFA to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card on September 27

Ronaldo was shown a straight red card after appearing to raise his hand to Murillo, the defender tumbling to the ground and reacting to the Portugal global pulling at his hair. "It was spotted by the additional assistant, standing behind the goal , who may have thought Ronaldo threw an elbow but that was not the case". Can's Juventus will be without Ronaldo for their next Champions League group match against Young Boys on October 2.

Sports Ivan Rakitic wants more from hat-trick hero Lionel Messi
Author: 0 Ivan Rakitic wants more from hat-trick hero Lionel Messi

Barca got on the score sheet at home, when Messi curled home a stunning free-kick before the break. Dembele lashed home Barcelona's second from long range in the 74th minute before Messi rounded off another dazzling display despite French defender Samuel Umtiti's late red card for two bookable offences.

Author: 0 Timberwolves star Butler reportedly requests trade

The addition of Jimmy Butler would give the Spurs a formidable trio of All-NBA players in their prime and one of the most talented rosters in the league. One possible concern they face is trying to accommodate Butler's $19.84 million salary for the upcoming campaign, given that they're already set to pay a luxury tax this season.

Sports Antonio Brown Disciplined By Steelers' Coach Mike Tomlin For Skipping Practice
Author: 0 Antonio Brown Disciplined By Steelers' Coach Mike Tomlin For Skipping Practice

Brown's Monday absence caused a firestorm of speculation that he was unhappy with the franchise. While Tomlin declined to discuss Brown's tweet with reporters, he did say he would be meeting with Brown at some point on Tuesday . Tomlin seems to have no control over the locker room at the moment. That's player relations. I'm not getting into what happens in that gray atmosphere out there among people where there is very little accountability and things of that nature.

Sports Twitter Reacts to Patriots-Browns Josh Gordon Trade
Author: 0 Twitter Reacts to Patriots-Browns Josh Gordon Trade

It looks like the revolving door at wide receiver will continue spinning for the Patriots. He's also a restricted free agent next season, which could give the 49ers the opportunity to pursue him with their ample salary cap space if he performs well in New England.

Sports Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri
Author: 0 Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri

As a teenager, the Belgian had been a regular part of a good team, but upon turning 20 years of age he reached a level and has been on an nearly exclusively upward trajectory ever since. Chelsea fans will be hoping Hazard can keep the goalscoring going, with Sarri releasing him from most defensive responsibilities. Despite Chelsea's fluency in attack, Sarri is aware the Stamford Bridge team must improve their defending.

Sports Browns to make kicker switch: Greg Joseph in, Zane Gonzalez out
Author: 0 Browns to make kicker switch: Greg Joseph in, Zane Gonzalez out

Nevertheless, Joseph is set to become Cleveland's kicker of the hour. The Browns are signing Greg Joseph after he participated in a kicker tryout at the team facility Monday, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram. Prior to that, he had a potential game-winning field goal in overtime blocked during Cleveland's Week 1 tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Joseph opened the 2017 college season with a 54-yard field goal against Navy, his career best.

Sports Nissan nabs rising tennis star Naomi Osaka as new ambassador
Author: 0 Nissan nabs rising tennis star Naomi Osaka as new ambassador

Strycova also hinted that she found it unusual for the WTA Tour and US Tennis Association to release statements in support of Williams. "Growing up, my dad drove a Nissan , so being able to be a brand ambassador now, it feels like I've come full circle", Osaka said at a contract signing event at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama .

Sports Canelo Alvarez wins middleweight title with a close decision
Author: 0 Canelo Alvarez wins middleweight title with a close decision

As to when the third fight could take place, the earliest would be the Cinco De Mayo date in May 2019. " Canelo fought the fight he needed to fight today, and he won", Sanchez said. Urias looked good in his return, tossing a flawless inning on just 12 pitches to close out the victory, striking out one. "I'm very emotional", said Alvarez, who has previously held world titles at middleweight and light-middleweight.

Sports Gordon's impending release not due to substance abuse violation
Author: 0 Gordon's impending release not due to substance abuse violation

The stunning news came just hours after the Browns said Gordon would miss Sunday's game in New Orleans with a hamstring injury . He caught a 17-yard touchdown pass in the Browns' Week 1 tie against the Steelers. "I wish all of you nothing but the best ..." 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan should be well-acquainted with Gordon. Jackson blamed Gordon's appearance on the first play to a "mistake" and "miscommunication".

Sports Arsenal Boss Opens Up About Relationship With Ozil
Author: 0 Arsenal Boss Opens Up About Relationship With Ozil

Mesut works very well here. He is very convinced about that in my conversations with him about it. Rafael Benitez, on the other hand, will be hoping his squad could emulate their performance from the last time these two teams met at St. The tactics have to be right. Both Matt Ritchie and Jonjo Shelvey were missing before the global break but the manager revealed they are both back in the squad tomorrow.

Sports Seattle Storm beat Mercury to win 2018 WNBA Finals
Author: 0 Seattle Storm beat Mercury to win 2018 WNBA Finals

With Capital One Arena unavailable, the Mystics played their semifinal home games at the Smith Center on the George Washington University campus. We went through a rebuild a couple of years ago, and who's to say we'd get here this quickly.

Sports Marcus Rashford ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo Harry Kane at same age - Southgate
Author: 0 Marcus Rashford ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo Harry Kane at same age - Southgate

Taking the opportunity to rotate his squad and rest a number of their World Cup stars, Southgate gave caps to a number of fringe players including Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ruben Loftus-Cheek & James Tarkowski. "I don't think Liverpool will lose the game". Speaking after the game, Southgate said: 'I think he's going to get matches at his club. "He's got two goals this week, some of his performances with us have been really good but to finish with two really good finishes is very important ...

Sports England fans react on Twitter to Eric Dier's performance v Switzerland
Author: 0 England fans react on Twitter to Eric Dier's performance v Switzerland

But while there were some satisfactions - among them a first clean sheet in four games - England remain a work in progress. "He'll return to Spurs for further treatment, with no further additions to the Three Lions squad planned". Clearly ill at ease with the ball at his feet, the Stoke man nearly passed the ball into his own net in the sixth minute and his under-hit pass to James Tarkowski seconds later culminated in Xherdan Shaqiri hitting the post for the visitors.

Sports Del Potro into US Open final as Nadal quits with knee injury
Author: 0 Del Potro into US Open final as Nadal quits with knee injury

Nadal attempted to hold his serve down 2-5 in the second but was broken to drop the set. You could imagine very hard for me to say good-bye before the match finish. Is not an injury that tells you three weeks off and you are back. "But I don't know". Of the now nine grand slams he has played since returning, Del Potro has reached the quarter-finals twice, the semi-finals twice and, at last, another final, where he awaits the victor of Novak Djokovic's clash with Kei Nishikori .

Sports Djokovic, Nadal and Federer in unthinkable three-year first
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal and Federer in unthinkable three-year first

Finally on the match with Del Potro he added: "It was like a game of football between Argentina and Serbia when his fans were singing Ole-Ole I imagined that they were saying Nole-Nole". Before Friday, Djokovic seemed likely to face Rafael Nadal in the final until Nadal was forced to retire due to injury after his second set against del Potro.

Sports Pair of lightning delays halts Titans-Dolphins
Author: 0 Pair of lightning delays halts Titans-Dolphins

The Dolphins had stellar contributions from Jones (two interceptions), Stills (two touchdown catches) and Frank Gore (61 yards in nine carries). And when the game finally returned from the second lengthy weather delay, Fox wasn't quite ready to return in full form.

Sports Fresh Luke Shaw Injury Reportedly Not As Bad As First Appeared
Author: 0 Fresh Luke Shaw Injury Reportedly Not As Bad As First Appeared

Reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup , laying to rest the ghost of penalty shoot-out heartache from the past in the process, restored a sense of pride to the nation. But over the 90 minutes we have to accept that Spain were better than us for long periods of the game. "A lot of these guys who are coming into the team have played zero minutes in the league".

Sports Umpire was not sexist - Serena Williams broke the rules
Author: 0 Umpire was not sexist - Serena Williams broke the rules

Open final loss to Naomi Osaka on Saturday. The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse when she accused umpire Carlos Ramos of being "a thief" during the stormy final . Osaka's sister Mari is also a tennis player and they were coached by their father after he chose to try to copy Richard Williams' remarkable success with his daughters.

Sports Novak Djokovic wins men's US Open singles title
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic wins men's US Open singles title

That left Djokovic, who missed the U.S. Open a year ago because of a right elbow injury, as the last man standing to defend the "Big Four's" title streak against a man who had broken it once before. "I'd just like to congratulate Juan Martin. for still having faith, for still having belief in himself", said Djokovic, who gave his pal a hug at the net, and then went over to console del Potro as he wiped away tears at his sideline seat.

Sports Eagles' defense came to the rescue in opener
Author: 0 Eagles' defense came to the rescue in opener

After the game, Pederson and offensive lineman Lane Johnson confirmed that they took the play from the Patriots. But the dropped passes, including some potential interceptions, and silly errors such as a blocker on the punt team letting the ball touch his foot, looked like something straight out of, well, an exhibition game.

Sports England's Kyle Walker ready for Wembley return against Spain
Author: 0 England's Kyle Walker ready for Wembley return against Spain

While the countdown for the 2020 European Championships begins now for Gareth Southgate and his young squad, Kane sees this latest competition as the flawless opportunity for England to build on this summer's achievements. "We got on so well and to be back so quickly". This fixture is the first in Group 1 of League A in the new UEFA Nations League , and the two sides have been drawn alongside the Netherlands.

Sports Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit
Author: 0 Del Potro reaches final after Nadal forced to quit

Nadal's challenge looked doomed even as early as the first set, feeling the injury after just four games, he admitted. Juan Martin del Potro has praised Rafael Nadal for the way he fought in their semi-final despite playing with a hampering knee injury.

Sports Cowboys offered 2nd-round pick for Seahawks safety Earl Thomas
Author: 0 Cowboys offered 2nd-round pick for Seahawks safety Earl Thomas

As a result, Thomas will play out the final year of his contract with the Seahawks. "Offer me an extension". Earlier this month, writing for The Players' Tribune , Thomas said that he deserves to be paid accordingly as the only "Legion of Boom" mainstay still on the team.

Sports Rematch of ‘14 final pits Marin Cilic against Kei Nishikori
Author: 0 Rematch of ‘14 final pits Marin Cilic against Kei Nishikori

Osaka had it much easier, continuing what's been a largely dominant run through the draw by winning in just 57 minutes, the third time in her five matches she didn't even have to play an hour. A win on Saturday would also give the 36-year-old American a seventh US Open title, breaking a tie with Chris Evert for the most in the Open era.

Sports Steelers not planning to blink in Bell holdout
Author: 0 Steelers not planning to blink in Bell holdout

It seems like Bell made it sound like he'd be back this week though. "We'll worry about him in Week 2", Pouncey said, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Tim Benz . Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari, has been opaque about his client's plans, telling Sirius-XM radio, "I think you can read between the lines". Unlike Bell, I wasn't under the franchise tag, but I held out for 38 days prior to the 2012 National Football League season.

Sports Mourinho accepts one year sentence in Spanish tax case - El Mundo
Author: 0 Mourinho accepts one year sentence in Spanish tax case - El Mundo

I would say it was naive. Mourinho said: "I feel a bit sorry we didn't score a couple of goals in front of them because it would be magic". The fan-funded plane that flew overhead calling executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward "a specialist in failure" was a nod to the fact all is not well at United, but the victory at Burnley was a much-needed show of strength and unity on the field.

Sports Millman stuns Federer at the US Open
Author: 0 Millman stuns Federer at the US Open

He is the first Australian to defeat Federer in a grand slam match since Pat Rafter in 1999. "I felt like a bit of a deer in the headlights to begin with, Roger had it on a string and he was manipulating me around the court. The last Japanese woman to reach the final eight in a Grand Slam had been Shinobu Asagoe at the 2004 U.S. Open. Madison Keys maintained her dominance over Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova with a 6-1 6-3 victory on Monday to reach the U.S.

Sports No. 2 Roger Federer stirs racket in win over Nick Kyrgios
Author: 0 No. 2 Roger Federer stirs racket in win over Nick Kyrgios

De Minaur, ranked 45th in the world, pushed seventh-ranked Cilic until the bitter end, saving seven match points as he rallied from 5-2 down in the fifth set before finally succumbing after four hours on court. As Federer opened up a double break lead, Kyrgios could be heard saying "I need to hire a coach" in the direction of his support team with the 20-time Grand Slam champion finishing off the second set in emphatic fashion.

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