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Sports Timothy Fosu-Mensah set for medical with Crystal Palace today
Author: 0 Timothy Fosu-Mensah set for medical with Crystal Palace today

According to The Sun, Palace's Fosu-Mensah capture is likely to spell the end of their pursuit of Arsenal and England defender Calum Chambers , for whom they are said to have agreed a £20 million deal last week. Widely seen as one of United's standout prospects, past year Fosu-Mensah signed a new deal with the club that is set to run until the summer of 2020.

Sports Lang Selected to Fifth Solheim Cup Squad
Author: 0 Lang Selected to Fifth Solheim Cup Squad

Captain Juli Inkster chose her two captain's picks Sunday but also a third player as an alternate in case any player on her roster dropped out. Sorenstam described picking Nordqvist, Europe's highest-ranked player in the world at No 13, as a "no brainer" while Masson secured her place after hitting form at just the right time by recording top-ten finishes in both the Scottish Open and the British Open.

Sports Manchester United complete signing of Matic
Author: 0 Manchester United complete signing of Matic

Starting 34 league games, no player under the age 23 created more chances - 50 - or had more assists - three. The fact that United have shelled out £40m on a player to get more out of Pogba shows that the Frenchman has fundamentally underperformed at Old Trafford so far.

Sports England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'
Author: 0 England rugby players sent home for 'culture issues'

Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona were sent home from England's training camp in disgrace today after returning drunk to the team hotel, The Times understands. He was a player that demolished New Zealand [in 2012] and we need those kind of players", said Jones of Tuilagi on Friday. "I don't think we have any at the moment but we are developing players who are going to be like that".

Sports Jets to place Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve, per reports
Author: 0 Jets to place Quincy Enunwa on injured reserve, per reports

The loss of the 25-year-old Enunwa is a major blow to a team that features an inexperienced depth chart. Enunwa's 80 career receptions ranked him first among wide receivers on the Jets' current roster. Enunwa, who was selected by the Jets in the sixth round of the 2014 draft, has recorded 1,172 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 28 games for the Jets.

Sports Manchester United to trigger Sergi Roberto release clause
Author: 0 Manchester United to trigger Sergi Roberto release clause

Roberto , a 25-year-old Spanish global who can play as either a midfielder or full-back, has been on the books of Barcelona since joining the club as a youngster in 2006. Jose Mourinho has spoken to Barcelona's Sergi Roberto about a move to Man United. The Catalan newspaper have also spoken to Roberto's entourage, and they gave a very non-committal answer saying everything is open until the close of the transfer window.

Sports Browns pick Brock Osweiler to start their first preseason game
Author: 0 Browns pick Brock Osweiler to start their first preseason game

Update: Schefter and Rapoport report that the Browns are considering a release or a trade of Osweiler. Who knows what the Browns will do at quarterback. He later said it was an unexpected transaction, but the sixth-year quarterback took it all in stride. This point might mean little - Osweiler gets the team lined up correctly more than Jackson's younger options - but the 6-foot-7 signal-caller has also generally done a better job with the second-teamers than Kessler or Kizer have done ...

Sports Trevor Siemian Named Broncos' Starting QB vs. Bears over Paxton Lynch
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian Named Broncos' Starting QB vs. Bears over Paxton Lynch

Now hold on. Joseph also said Paxton Lynch would start in preseason game 2 against the San Francisco 49ers on August 19 at Levi's Stadium, otherwise known as the House That Von Dominated. At that point, the Broncos would likely want their starter getting the majority of reps with the first team. A year ago, they tried letting Siemian quarterback their team and the results weren't great.

Sports Real ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup
Author: 0 Real ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup

Real Madrid vs Manchester United is available in most nations through the rights holders' online platform, if they have one. "Being in the top four is not a good result for Manchester United ", he said. His former club colleague Lionel Messi does make it. Jose and his players have both insisted that if the team wants to be the best it must first beat the best and what better way to begin than by beat Real Madrid in a European cup final? Cristiano Ronaldo , who was the ...

Sports Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad
Author: 0 Vince Wilfork announces retirement with BBQ ad

He was part of two Super Bowl-winning squads in New England, in his rookie season and again in 2014, his final season with the team. "No more cleats, I'm moving on to smoked meats, fellas", Wilfork said in a video sponsored by the Kingsford charcoal company.

Sports Minister apologises for assaulting woman at night club
Author: 0 Minister apologises for assaulting woman at night club

In the tape, the person alleged to be the minister admits to slapping the victim when she called her gay. Manana has said sorry for the "shameful incident". An assault case has since been opened at the Douglasdale Police Station. Manana said in a statement that he was "extremely provoked", but would subject himself to the law.

Sports Sara Errani handed two-month ban after failing doping test
Author: 0 Sara Errani handed two-month ban after failing doping test

The Italian has previously worked with doctor Luis Garcia del Moral , who was banned by US Anti-doping after his involvement in the Lance Armstrong scandal; tennis players had previously been warned to not work with him. "I never took, in my life and during my career, any prohibited substance", Errani said in a statement. "The only viable option has been that an accidental food contamination occurred at some stage in the house".

Sports 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'
Author: 0 'Philippe Coutinho to be subject of £120m Barcelona bid'

Coutinho arrived at Liverpool January 2013 for £11m from Inter Milan . Having sold Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for £198m, Barca want to beef up their attack before the start of the season, and have always been linked with a move for Coutinho.

Sports Alberto Contador: Two-time Tour de France champion to retire from cycling
Author: 0 Alberto Contador: Two-time Tour de France champion to retire from cycling

He won the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009, the Giro de Italia in 2008 and 2015 and the Vuelta de Espana in 2008, 2012 and 2014. This year's edition begins on August 19. "That showed how strong he is, both mentally and physically". Another victory in the Tour de France and Giro from the Spaniard seized as the result of a doping scandal .

Sports Former Bear Jay Cutler will play football again
Author: 0 Former Bear Jay Cutler will play football again

The deal with Cutler signals the Dolphins anticipate a lengthy recovery for Tannehill. Given that FPI already thinks Miami is a long shot to make the playoffs (16.6 percent chance), whatever edge the Dolphins gained by spending $10 million on Cutler most likely will be for naught.

Sports England could lose Ottis Gibson as South Africa target bowling coach
Author: 0 England could lose Ottis Gibson as South Africa target bowling coach

Uncertainty over South Africa's head coaching position has hovered over the side since January, when CSA announced they would be advertising the job and not extending Domingo's contract for a fourth time. With Russell Domingo's current deal to lead the Proteas running out at the end of the current series against England, the highly-regarded Gibson has emerged as the front-runner to take over.

Sports Karl Darlow could be used as bait as Newcastle United eye Adrian
Author: 0 Karl Darlow could be used as bait as Newcastle United eye Adrian

There seems little doubt Perez will leave this summer on a permanent deal, the only question now appears to be where he will end up. That news will bring anger and disbelief to the terraces at St James Park - something the club could desperately do without before the start of the new Premier League season.

Sports Bowie sprinkles stardust on 100m final
Author: 0 Bowie sprinkles stardust on 100m final

The Netherlands' Dafne Schippers finished third while hot favourite and 100m Olympic champion Thompson faded to fifth. She beat Ta Lou by.01 seconds. Morris, the world indoor champion and Olympic silver medallist on countback from Stefanidi in Rio previous year, claimed silver with a best of 4.75m.

Sports Former Cubs manager Don Baylor dies at 68
Author: 0 Former Cubs manager Don Baylor dies at 68

Don Baylor , a former MLB MVP and a manager, has died at age 68. For his big league career as a whole, he batted.260 with 338 home runs and 1,276 RBIs to coincide with his.342 on-base percentage over the course of 19 seasons. Those who played with and covered Baylor over the years recalled his toughness on Monday. He played with the Phillies nearly his entire career until spending his final 52 games with the Florida Marlins in 1997, helping them win a World Series title.