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Sports Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes
Author: 0 Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes

The Daily Mail have claimed via their live transfer blog (Thursday, 6.25pm) that the Hammers are refusing to give up the chase for the 24-year-old and are even on "standby" tonight if Gomes' move to Spurs falters. The Addicks have confirmed on their official site that the Ghanaian forward has signed on loan until January 1st, with Forest seemingly missing out on his signature.

Sports Manchester City still very keen on Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Manchester City still very keen on Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

The Gunners have already rejected a £50m bid from City for the player. The Manchester club are unwilling to let either player go, but are "confident" they can get a cash-only purchase done before Thursday's transfer deadline. And Simon Mullock from The Mirror reports that Arsenal have "agreed in principle" to accept a fresh £60 million that they have received from City.

Sports Crystal Palace agree £26m fee for Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho
Author: 0 Crystal Palace agree £26m fee for Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho

Palace's deal for the 26-year-old indicates that they are ready to withdraw their interest in Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho . What happens with Mangala now is anyone's guess. He is understood to have told Liverpool he only wanted to join the Eagles. He will sign a 5 year deal and is having a medical. The Frenchman was an instant regular in the Palace back-four and his performances helped the team retain their Premier League status last season.

Sports McGregor was 'schooled' by Mayweather, says Lewis
Author: 0 McGregor was 'schooled' by Mayweather, says Lewis

Diaz has been chasing a third fight ever since but has been forced to wait as McGregor targeted the UFC lightweight title, which he won after defeating Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. See, that's what I'm saying, it's the fighters that draw the crowd, and Nathan and McGregor . The commission will need to do McGregor's physical after the suspension is over in order to establish whether the fighter is ready to get back in the ring and continue his successful MMA career or go to boxing.

Sports US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller
Author: 0 US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller

Roger Federer survived a scare to overcome determined American teenager Frances Tiafoe in five sets and book his spot in the US Open second round. "I could play tennis for free, the sport I loved", he told CNN in 2015. "He won by the skin of his teeth", Tiafoe said afterwards. Built more like a boxer than a tennis player, Tiafoe possesses bruising power and no little swagger.

Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys raising money for Hurricane Harvey victims

The game was originally scheduled to be played Thursday night at NRG Stadium, but was forced north to Dallas when the initial stages of Hurricane Harvey demanded that the Texans divert their flights to Dallas instead. Tickets for the contest were $25 and went on sale Tuesday night at Ticketmaster.com. "I think there are much bigger things at hand, absolutely", Watt said.

Sports Los Angeles Angels: How Justin Upton Helps Playoff Chances
Author: 0 Los Angeles Angels: How Justin Upton Helps Playoff Chances

The Angels also allowed Cameron Maybin to leave on a waiver claim by the Houston Astros , clearing the way for Upton to take over in left field. He is owed almost $90 million over the remaining life of his contract, which expires in 2021, and he makes just over $22 million per season. To the question of how the Los Angeles Angels could be so consistently mediocre when they possess the consensus best player in the game in Mike Trout , the best answer is the simplest: they haven't ...

Sports Liverpool FC sign Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal
Author: 0 Liverpool FC sign Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal

He will undergo a medical at St George's Park tonight. Arsenal allegedly offered Oxlade-Chamberlain up to £180,000 a week in a new contact , but it was turned down. So it remains to be seen how that one will work. He is reportedly going to make £120,000 a week with Liverpool . At midday today, the Merseysiders announced the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chambarlain, who joins on a long-term contract from Arsenal .

Sports Man United, Arsenal targets to stay at Monaco
Author: 0 Man United, Arsenal targets to stay at Monaco

Guillem Balague has revealed that Olivier Giroud, Laurent Koscielny and Alexandre Lacazette all went to Thomas Lemar's bedroom in an attempt to convince their France team-mate to move to Arsenal . Whilst many may question his ability to adapt to the much more physical challenge of the Premier League, his two goals across two legs against Spurs in the Champions League this year suggests this will not be such an issue.

Sports London cricket ground evacuated after freaky arrow attack
Author: 0 London cricket ground evacuated after freaky arrow attack

He said: "It is the sort of thing that could easily have been fired some distance from outside the ground if it came from a crossbow". The umpires stopped the game and instructed the players to head inside, while a warning was also issued to the 1,068 spectators in the ground - urging them to also move indoors.

Sports National Basketball Association fines LA Lakers $500000 for tampering
Author: 0 National Basketball Association fines LA Lakers $500000 for tampering

The NBA had previously warned the Lakers about tampering in April, after team president Magic Johnson talked about George during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's late-night show. Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was found to have made improper contact with George's agent that "constituted a prohibited expression of interest in the player while he was under contract".

Sports Man City's Raheem Sterling unlikely to be in Alexis Sanchez deal
Author: 0 Man City's Raheem Sterling unlikely to be in Alexis Sanchez deal

Wenger said last week that a move for Monaco's Thomas Lemar was "dead" as the Ligue 1 champions did not want to sell, although links with Liverpool continue. Sanchez is now on worldwide duty with Chile, and several media outlets have reported that the bid was accepted by Arsenal on Thursday afternoon. City have tabled an offer worth an initial £55m for Sanchez, who has made no secret of his desire to leave the Emirates.

Sports Italian Star Flying To London For Medical Ahead Of £21m Chelsea Move
Author: 0 Italian Star Flying To London For Medical Ahead Of £21m Chelsea Move

After missing out to Liverpool on the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal , Chelsea switched their attentions to the 25-year-old Italy global. I am very excited to be here and start working with the team . Antonio Conte could yet add Danny Drinkwater to his squad as well. The Blues were in the market for a wing-back and moved quickly for the Italian when Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain decided he preferred a move to Liverpool over Chelsea .

Sports Cavaliers And Celtics Reach Agreement
Author: 0 Cavaliers And Celtics Reach Agreement

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Celtics will surrender a 2020 second round-selection, courtesy of the Miami Heat . UPDATE (9:21pm PT on Wednesday): "The trade is now complete". However, Cleveland later expressed concern over the status of Thomas' hip, which led to the reigning Eastern Conference champs expressing their desire for extra compensation.

Sports Deadline Day Blog on the final day of the summer transfer window
Author: 0 Deadline Day Blog on the final day of the summer transfer window

Southampton's wantaway defender Virgil van Dijk is still clinging to hope that he can get the transfer he so desires before the window closes. Against Arsenal , Liverpool looked like the most energized, confident version of themselves, mixing up periods of ball possession with piercing counter-attacks and high pressure on the ball.

Sports Mahrez gets time out to
Author: 0 Mahrez gets time out to "formalize" transfer

It appeared as though the Italian club ended their interest in Mahrez after insisting their transfer dealings for the summer are now over. "A tweet from the Algerian FA translated as: "@Mahrez22 allowed to go formalise his transfer to a new club #LesVerts #TeamDZ".

Sports Former Villanova Basketball Coach Rollie Massimino Dies at Age 82
Author: 0 Former Villanova Basketball Coach Rollie Massimino Dies at Age 82

That was the final call from Villanova's upset victory over top seed Georgetown in 1985 to win the school's first ever national title in men's basketball . A college basketball legend has died. He was 82 and had recently entered a hospice care facility near his West Palm Beach home, according to the Florida Sun Sentinel .

Sports Eden Hazard reveals he convinced brother Kylian Hazard to complete Chelsea transfer
Author: 0 Eden Hazard reveals he convinced brother Kylian Hazard to complete Chelsea transfer

On Saturday 9 September, he joins the Chelsea development squad who are home to Sunderland. The 26-year-old has been out of first-team action since the start of June, but did play 74 minutes for the Chelsea under-23 side last week. He, just like his other two brothers, has functioned as a central attacking midfielder as well as a winger during the various stages of his career. Eden Hazard could be included in Belgium's line-up for today's World Cup qualifier against Gibraltar ...

Sports Why Indomitable Lions Will Beat Super Eagles In Uyo - Cameroonian Journalist
Author: 0 Why Indomitable Lions Will Beat Super Eagles In Uyo - Cameroonian Journalist

He said: "We have prepared very well and the team is in high spirit, ready to do their best". "We know that we have a good team, we are ready to make the difference". We have also been able to review our experiences in the immediate past and we have improved on it. Now at the team's camp are Captain Mikel John Obi and 22 other players.