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Woodward warns Mourinho United will return to China

Woodward warns Mourinho United will return to China Flooding is not uncommon during the summer monsoon season in northern China, but rains have been unusually heavy across the country this summer. 'I think Beijing is unlucky because the pitch is very bad, ' Mourinho said . The incident capped a chaotic 24 hours for United after half the first-team squad were re-routed on their flight from Shanghai to Nanjing airport 160 miles away from Beijing d... [Full Article...]

Jets make Fitzpatrick signing official; Wilkerson on PUP

The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the signing. Even Fitzpatrick , who said his wife started giving him the "evil eye" as the season approached and he remained without a contract, knew this was always the end game. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho unhappy with state of Beijing pitch for Manchester City clash

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho revealed yesterday he was ready to go home as the club's preseason tour of China threatened to descend into farce. After a 4-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund on Friday, and now the hard weather conditions in Beijing, United's trip to China has not been ideal preparation for the upcoming Premier League campaign. [Full Article...]

Joe Maddon Made a Pun Out of the Latest White Sox Incident

Joe Maddon Made a Pun Out of the Latest White Sox Incident But Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers was an exception because it was tied to a promotional giveaway. "I get you have to have the business side, and if you want us to take pictures with these things, whatever", Sale said, via Merkin. [Full Article...]

Russia's depleted team en route to Rio: 'We're after medals'

Russia's depleted team en route to Rio: 'We're after medals' Some 70 Russian competitors from the country's depleted Olympics team flew out from Moscow for Rio on Thursday as sports federations whittled down the number of athletes allowed to take part. "I am sure that there won't be any allegations made about our gymnasts", Rodionenko said. The problem is so bad a former New Zealand Olympian is calling for all athletes who win medals alongside Russians ... [Full Article...]

Amazon Sales Leap 31% Thanks to Strong Showing From Cloud Services

Amazon Sales Leap 31% Thanks to Strong Showing From Cloud Services The company is scheduled to release its second quarter earnings report after the closing bell today. Basically, Amazon is using its video offerings to get more customers to shop on its site, so it doesn't have to sweat the margins. Furthermore, Amazon expanded its global selling programme to allow 12,000 of its merchants in India to sell in nine countries. On Tuesday, Amazon launched Pr... [Full Article...]

Guardiola: Nasri yet to play in pre-season because of weight

Chelsea were prepared to pay £30m for the centre-back 12 months ago, and Stones even put in a formal transfer request in an attempt to force the move through. "I don't think they will really understand the way it is because we're here and the weather is really humid and hot so you can't really train the way we trained for the last two weeks", he added. [Full Article...]

Moyes appointed Sunderland manager, Allardyce England manager

George's Park. The 61-year-old Englishman - who lost out to Steve McClaren 10 years ago after Sven-Goran Eriksson left - signed a two-year contract with his task to guide England to the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation. But Allardyce, who left Sunderland this week after keeping them in the Premier League last season, is not scared of the job. Allardyce may not be a unanimous cho... [Full Article...]

Brandon Marshall asks for Antonio Brown's Rolls-Royce in bet

Brandon Marshall asks for Antonio Brown's Rolls-Royce in bet For reference, Brown had the second-most receiving yards in the league last season with 1,834 yards, while Marshall had the fourth-most with 1,502 yards. "If he really serious, CALL ME.I'll gladly accept". "The RR is about $100k (more than the porsche)". He was trying to entice Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers to take him on a bet. [Full Article...]

Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election a test of democracy

We battled for a year and a half. "So tonight, I'm here to tell you that, yes, we still have more work to do". I was worn out. She was doing everything I was doing, but just like Ginger Rogers , it was backwards in heels. Vice President Joe Biden issued a stern rebuke of Trump's reality television-molded character. "And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump",... [Full Article...]

Russian track athletes still to compete - among themselves

He cited "great figures such as pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva " as being of "an impeccable reputation" and the "new generation" of high jumper Mariya Kuchina and sprint hurdler Sergey Shubenkov as athletes "who have sacrificed years of training to compete in Rio". [Full Article...]

Manchester United V City Match Called Off

Flooding is not uncommon during the summer monsoon season in northern China, but rains have been unusually heavy across the country this summer. In the first game of the trip, United was roundly smacked by Dortmund, losing 4-1 in a game in Shanghai. [Full Article...]

Manning cleared of doping allegations in Al-Jazeera documentary

Manning cleared of doping allegations in Al-Jazeera documentary Dr. Dale Guyer, founder of the institute, said of the report: "I find it extremely disturbing that the source of Al-Jazeera's story, a former unpaid intern named Charles Sly, would violate the privacy of Mrs. The investigation, which was carried out by the league's security and legal teams, began back in January and looked at whether named players used banned substances. [Full Article...]

United and City plan to Beijing return

But the match was called off just after 7am United Kingdom time following a pitch inspection and 90 minutes of talks between delegations from clubs and organisers of the International Champions Cup. United released a statement following the cancellation of their match with Manchester City on Monday, in the latest issue to hit Mourinho's men in preseason. [Full Article...]

Johnson sees another promising major chance at Baltusrol

Johnson sees another promising major chance at Baltusrol He'd like to leave the PGA Championship with a new ranking - No. 1. I'm going to go out and try to focus on what I've got to do and playing golf. Johnson is as hot as the weather in New Jersey with six straight top-10 finishes, and he has four top-10s in six starts at the PGA Championship . [Full Article...]

White Sox P Chris Sale apologizes for jersey incident

Obviously, the White Sox management found out quickly about the jerseys Sale had destroyed and were not at all happy about it, and Ventura says he was informed about Sale's destroyed jerseys incident about two hours before the game was scheduled to start . [Full Article...]

Russian PM suspends Deputy Sports Minister Yury Nagornykh named in doping report

An independent WADA commission led by Canadian investigator Richard McLaren detailed an elaborate cheating scheme run by Russia's sports ministry with help from the FSB state intelligence agency. Our athletes treat the Olympics very seriously. Of the 33 Russian medal winners, WADA declared 15 were cheats. "Honestly, I can not imagine them without Russian Federation", the ANSA Italian News ... [Full Article...]

Triathlon: All six Russians cleared to compete at Rio

After the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) decided in June to kick out Russian track-and-field athletes over widespread use of performance-enhancing drugs-and after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) supported that decision-Russia braced itself for a potential blanket ban on its athletes from this year's games. [Full Article...]

Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled in China due to bad weather

Mourinho condemned the state of the pitch in Beijing where the first Manchester derby to be played on foreign soil had been due to take place and feared his players may suffer injury. And with more storms forecast today, the match itself could be in the balance. Due to global travel schedules and planned sporting commitments, the match cancellation is definitive and the match will not be re-... [Full Article...]

Man Utd v Man City clash cancelled due to Beijing weather

Manchester is well known for its rainy weather, and the fact that a few heavy downpours had put paid to a game between the city's two football sides on the other side of the world amused many . The Spaniard was asked if he will shake Mourinho's hand before the match, he said: "Of course, we're polite guys". They had their training sessions moved at short notice from the national stadium to the Ol... [Full Article...]


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