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by | July 31, 2018 | 08:13

The Rockets' starting big man had an incredible season past year, averaging career-highs in points per game (13.9), field goal percentage (.652), rebounds per game (10.8) and blocks per game (1.9). Houston will also reportedly add future Hall-of-Famer Carmelo Anthony to the roster once he becomes a free agent. The Rockets were undoubtedly great last season.

by | July 31, 2018 | 05:21

Hamilton's victory was a near-perfect send-off for him and Mercedes as the F1 circus set off for a four-week closedown that will end when the teams return to action in Belgium at the end of August. "We had the speed today [to be on pole] and I was pleasantly surprised how nice the vehicle was on wets", said Raikkonen. I don't blame him. When I was hit, from behind, I was not sure what had happened.

by | July 31, 2018 | 04:19

A heavy knockdown in the final round and his exhaustion left him struggling to defend himself against former WBO champion Parker. Whyte was hanging on but the bell came in time and he received a unanimous verdict from the judges - 113-112, 115-110 and 114-111.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:28

Mourinho has been particularly hampered by France, England and Belgium all reaching the final weekend of the World Cup as this ruled out seven frontline squad members from travelling to the US: Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, Marouane Fellaini, Marcus Rashford, Ashley Young, Phil Jones and Jesse Lingard.

by | July 31, 2018 | 01:38

The nationalities and identities of the injured people and the other two other fatalities has not been released . He described the auto crash as "an attack", but said it was too soon to say if it was accidental or deliberate. Another person was arrested and a damaged auto believed to have been involved was recovered. Initial police accounts described the event as a traffic accident, although officials have since revealed that they are considering a range of possibilities, including murder, ...

by | July 29, 2018 | 17:31

A notorious workaholic, Marchionne never shied away from making tough demands on Fiat's 65,000-strong workforce, either, as in 2007 when he chose to bring forward the launch of the new Fiat 500 by three months. Famous for his signature black jumpers, sharp tongue and workaholic lifestyle, he is credited with saving both Fiat and Chrysler from bankruptcy. In 2009, he presided over Fiat's merger with Chrysler, which was then the number three carmaker in the US.

by | July 29, 2018 | 15:31

Froome, who remained in second place overall, 1 minute, 39 seconds behind Sky teammate Thomas, said the effects of the gas did not last long. His team mate Chris Froome , who was hoping to hold all three Grand Tour titles at the same time, the Tour, Giro d'Italia and Vuelta a Espana, cracked on the final ascent up the Col de Portet and finished 1:35 down on the stage victor.

by | July 29, 2018 | 13:58

However, Jurgen Klopp has always taken a very positive stance on the deal and his comments on Shaqiri's debut after will only excite Liverpool fans further. Today we don't make it bigger of course". Asked whether he had to win the Premier League this season, Klopp said: "I don't think so". There was also further evidence that Mourinho's relationship with Martial is being stretched to breaking point, as he declared the Frenchman should be on his way back to the United States of ...

by | July 29, 2018 | 10:28

He explained: "I've met with a range of clubs, including Juventus". Bonucci had joined Milan from Juventus in a €42 million deal previous year in a summer that saw the Italian giants spend more than €200m in total. Milan spent over €200m on players last summer but could only finish sixth in Serie A. "We're bound to FFP, so it won't be a insane market". Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will reportedly be announced as the successor to AC Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso , who is ...

by | July 29, 2018 | 09:32

His stats for goal involvement over the last three seasons put him among the league's most consistently effective offensive players. They are set to play Chelsea in the Community Shield on August 5 before starting the defence of their Premier League title at Arsenal six days later.

by | July 29, 2018 | 08:44

The Houston Astros and New York Yankees were leading a crowded pack of suitors for Britton as of Tuesday evening, according to an industry source . Chapman left a July 7 outing against Toronto with left knee discomfort. And following his trade, the All-Star took to social media to reflect on his time with the Orioles.

by | July 29, 2018 | 08:08

Shaqiri smiles at the insults before delivering a convincing retort. Shaqiri watched from the stands on Wednesday night as Liverpool played Manchester City. Striker Danny Ings , who was left behind on Merseyside to do extra work on his fitness after an ankle problem, seems one of those players likely to be on his way after three frustrating, injury-plagued seasons at Anfield.

by | July 29, 2018 | 07:26

Could Hazard stay at Stamford Bridge? Let's take a spin through the latest transfer rumors and gossip making the rounds on the internet today. Hazard has been the talisman for Chelsea over the past few seasons and was the standout performer last season as well a single-handedly winning the Blues the FA Cup final against Manchester United at Wembley.

by | July 29, 2018 | 07:15

It doesn't happen too often and if it happens because of Liverpool - well done! "I feel better physically and in some technical attributes as well", Grujic said. We have to deliver - what that means exactly, I don't know in this moment. With the new signings complementing a squad that is already pretty good there will be several players who won't be needed next season and it will be imperative that Klopp offloads them before the campaign gets underway.

by | July 29, 2018 | 07:10

Jurgen Klopp admitted he was surprised by Xherdan Shaqiri's Liverpool debut as the £13m summer signing scored a stunning overhead kick and set up Daniel Sturridge's goal in the 4-1 defeat of Manchester United . They will play Napoli and Torino before they begin the 2018-19 season at home against West Ham. That was good. After the Dortmund game [a 3-1 defeat] I didn't feel really good but I knew I don't have to make it bigger than it is.

by | July 29, 2018 | 04:51

We couldn't have expected this". But the skies opened up ahead of the pole shootout, and Hamilton took advantage, outpacing his rivals with a last-gasp effort on full wets to claim pole. "But we all just focused on trying to do the best job we could, and maybe lock out the second row". Prior to last week's German Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton's hopes of victory were dashed when his auto failed during the first part of qualifying, forcing the Brit to start from 14th place on the grid .

by | July 29, 2018 | 04:02

Meanwhile, Red Devils supporter Matt McClure called out Klopp for being a hypocrite, stating that he is glad that the German is not the Manchester United manager. We don't need 54 players and 20 goalkeepers. "If you watch it back - and you are not with Real Madrid - then you think it is ruthless and brutal", Klopp said, in comments reported by the Guardian.

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:46

While there's no question that drafting in Alisson was the right move at the right time for the Reds , allowing Karius to hit the road wouldn't be in their best interest at all. Reds fan and Twitter user, The Great Wall of Alisson , thinks there is "no chance" a club will pay the stated amount for Origi, with Dermot Raggett rating the player as as useful as an inflatable dart board.

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:42

July 29. Manchester United and AC Milan fought in an intense penalty shootout to in the pre-season match on Thursday morning, with the Red Devils eventually emerging victorious. Liverpool in the United States. As ESPN reports, the onetime Italian giants placed sixth in Serie A past year, and have not cracked the top five in any of the most recent five seasons.

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:26

Thomas will carry a lead of one minute and 51 seconds into Sunday's traditional procession into Paris before the sprinters fight it out for glory on the Champs-Élysées. 'The last time I cried was when I got married, ' he said, which wasn't strictly true if you recall that rather unfortunate incident with the French police and their canisters of tear gas.