Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele Rumours

Barcelona are nearing deals for both Liverpool‘s Philippe Coutinho and Borussia Dortmund‘s Ousmane Dembele, according to club general manager Pep Segura.

Segura spoke to RAC1 (h/t Goal) following the Catalan giants’ 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid on Wednesday and said: “Coutinho and Dembele are both close. We are hopeful that they will end up wearing the Barca shirt.”

He added to TV3: “Until deals are closed I can’t say anything. We know we have to help the team and reinforce it and that’s what we are doing.”

Guillem Balague of Sky Sports noted Segura was trying to say Barcelona want and are negotiating for both players but knows Liverpool are not selling Coutinho at the moment.

Barca’s defeat in El Clasico, which handed Real a 5-1 aggregate win in the Spanish Super Cup, was a timely reminder of the dire need to inject some quality into their squad following Neymar’s €222 million (£200 million) departure to Paris Saint-Germain, as noted by football writer Clark Whitney:

Football journalist Rafael Hernandez believes Barca have bigger priorities than Coutinho and Dembele, though:

While a long-term replacement for Xavi Hernandez is still needed, a player of the required quality could be extremely difficult to recruit this summer, but the pair would add strength and depth to Barca’s side.

Dembele would make for a superb candidate to step into Neymar’s boots in the front three, while Coutinho can provide cover there or bridge the gap between the forwards and the midfield in a deeper role.

Squawka Football shared some of the former’s numbers last season to show why he would be a good addition at the Camp Nou:

At just 20, the Frenchman is already putting in top-class performances and has the potential to get even better in the coming years.

Coutinho could perhaps still stand to add an element of consistency to his game, but he would also be a strong buy thanks to his vision, creativity and goal threat from distance.

The pair are key players for their respective clubs, though, so prising both of them away will be a monumental task.  

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Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2727980-barcelona-transfer-news-latest-on-philippe-coutinho-ousmane-dembele-rumours

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2017 Oklahoma Betting Preview: Sooners Odds and Betting Trends for Season

A slow start last year cost Oklahoma a spot in the College Football Playoff, but by the time all the dust settled, the Sooners ranked among the best teams in the nation.

This year OU will go off as a heavy betting favorite to win the Big 12 again at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark, although they do so with a smidgen of uncertainty under a new head coach.

     

2016 Oklahoma Record: 11-2 straight up, 7-6 against the spread

2017 regular-season wins over/under: 9.5 wins

2017 odds to win Big 12: -120 (wager $120 to win $100)

2017 odds to win National Championship: +1400 (wager $100 to win $1400)

    

2016 Oklahoma Season in Review

Oklahoma began last season with hopes of a return trip to the CFP, but they lost two of their first three games, to Houston and Ohio State, and basically fell out of the running. The Sooners then proceeded to sweep through their Big 12 slate, winning the conference title for the second year in a row but were shunned when the playoff invites went out. OU finished in fine form, downing Auburn in the Sugar Bowl 35-19. That makes the Sooners 41-11 SU and 29-23 ATS over the last four seasons.

Then, in June, coach Bob Stoops, after 18 seasons in Norman, stepped away from the job. So Oklahoma will now be piloted by former offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley, under whose guidance the Sooners averaged 41 points per over the last three seasons, 44 points per game last year.

     

2017 Oklahoma Season Preview

Oklahoma gets 16 starters back for this season, three more than they had for last season. Nine starters are back on offense, led by Heisman candidate quarterback Baker Mayfield (71 percent completions last year, 40/8 TD/INT ratio) and the entire offensive line.

But they do have to replace running backs Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine and wide receiver Dede Westbrook, all of whom are now playing on Sundays. Meanwhile, seven starters are back on defense, including six of the back seven.

The Sooners averaged 555 yards per game on offense last year but gave up 432 yards and 29 points per game. They will not match that first figure this year, but they’re certain to improve upon the second, perhaps by as much as a touchdown per game.

     

Oklahoma 2017 Schedule

The Sooners get a chance at earning some big national cred when they visit Ohio State in Week 2. From there, Oklahoma will sweep its four conference home games, but they have to play at Baylor, at Kansas State and at Oklahoma State, plus Texas in Dallas.

And remember, the Big 12 goes back to a conference championship game this season, matching the top two teams in the final standings. The Sooners are likely to be there, but it does mean beating somebody twice in one season.

     

Betting Oklahoma in 2017

Oklahoma games averaged 73 points per last year, but because it played against such huge totals, only six of its 13 games played over at the sportsbooks.

This year, thanks in large part to public perception, OU will still play against huge totals. But with the losses at the skills positions and improvement on defense, Sooners games are likely to trend lower scoring than last year.

Check out the OddsShark Big 12 Betting Preview for all the details on the 2017 college football season.

Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2728087-2017-oklahoma-betting-preview-sooners-odds-and-betting-trends-for-season

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Manchester United Transfer News: Latest Arjen Robben, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Rumours

Manchester United could turn to Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben, as the Red Devils attempt to add a winger this summer.

According to the Daily Mail (h/t Jack Otway of the Daily Express), Robben might be tempted by a reunion with United manager Jose Mourinho after a successful spell together at Chelsea.

The 33-year-old won two Premier League titles with the Blues, including two League Cups and an FA Cup before leaving for Real Madrid in 2007. 

Writing for The Players’ Tribune (h/t Otway) on Tuesday, Robben penned a letter to his younger self and spoke about Mourinho and his standards:

And your boss? His name is Jose Mourinho.

I should prepare you. Because he will expect a lot of you … and of everyone. Right away, you’ll feel the difference in playing for a Premier League club. You’ll need to be tougher, stronger, faster.

You’ll have to prove yourself all over again once you get there. And prove yourself to Jose every single week to stay in the lineup.

Look, a lot has been said about Jose. He’s a strong personality, he’s demanding.

But ever since you started playing, you’ve been just as demanding of yourself. In a way, it’ll almost seem like a perfect match.

He wants to see your very best, each and every day on the pitch. And all you’ll want to give is your best. Whether in training, or in a match.”

Here is the Dutchman in action for Bayern:

Despite his ageing legs, Robben has continued to be a productive force for Bayern in the Bundesliga. The attacker scored 13 goals in 26 appearances last term, according to Squawka, creating 49 chances in Germany’s top division.

United’s attack appeared sumptuous in their opening game of the season, beating West Ham United 4-0 at Old Trafford, but the addition of an experienced winger would increase their potency.

Robben would be the perfect short-term addition to the squad as Mourinho attempts to create chances for Romelu Lukaku.

In other Red Devils news, Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be offered a coaching role under Mourinho as the Swede discusses returning to play for United.

Miguel Delaney of The Independent reported talks over a new deal have begun, and the striker could be offered a coaching position once his playing career is over.

Ibrahimovic was a huge success after signing from Paris Saint-Germain, and his return to the first team would be warmly greeted at the Theatre of Dreams.

Mourinho is not scared to lean on veterans in his pursuit of trophies, and both Ibrahimovic and Robben would add leadership to his ranks.

Robben already understands the rigours of English football, but he has suffered with injury in the past, making his potential signing a risk.

Both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford can add pace in wide areas, but neither has the knowledge or ruthless streak of Robben at his best.

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Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2727861-manchester-united-transfer-news-latest-arjen-robben-zlatan-ibrahimovic-rumours

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Malcolm Brogdon Says There’s ‘No Place in Our Society’ for Confederate Statues

Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon said there’s “no place in our society” for Confederate statues after last weekend’s violence involving white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

On Wednesday, Jeremy Woo of Sports Illustrated (via Michael Singer of USA Today) passed along comments from Brogdon, who attended the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, about the situation.

“I’m a person that thinks things should not be glorified that do not do the country any justice,” he said. “For example, these statues, I think they stand still, but all they do is divide people. At this point in time I think America needs to be unified and the statues are clearly something that’s not unifying people. It’s going to continue to create a divide within our communities. I think they have no place in our society right now.”

The 24-year-old Atlanta native also spoke out about the idea athletes should “stick to sports” and avoid using their place in the spotlight to discuss politics and other hot-button issues.

“I think it’s extremely offensive. I think it puts us in a bubble. I think it simply implies that because we’re athletes we don’t have a say, we don’t have an opinion, or we don’t have the educational background to comment on things outside of sports,” he told SI. “I just think it’s absurd. I encourage all athletes to speak out if they’re comfortable to do it. I think it’s our duty, I don’t think it’s something we really have a choice to do. If you have a platform, you should speak out. It’s the morally right thing to do.”

Holly Yan, Devon M. Sayers and Steve Almasy of CNN reported three individuals were killed during the events surrounding the “Unite the Right” rally. Heather Heyer died after a car drove into a crowd of counter-protesters and Virginia state patrol troopers H. Jay Cullen and Berke M.M. Bates died when the helicopter they used to monitor the situation crashed.

The incident has ignited a debate about the potential removal of Confederate statues, per Doreen McCallister of NPR. The rally in Charlottesville was originally planned to protest taking down a statue depicting Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the city.

Brogdon spent five years with the Virginia basketball program before getting selected by the Bucks in the second round of the 2016 draft. He was named the NBA‘s Rookie of the Year of the 2016-17 season.

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Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2727907-malcolm-brogdon-says-theres-no-place-in-our-society-for-confederate-statues

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Brock Osweiler Starting Browns vs. Giants, DeShone Kizer Elevated to 2nd String

Brock Osweiler will start the Cleveland Browns‘ Monday preseason game against the New York Giants, but DeShone Kizer will be right behind him on the depth chart.   

Browns head coach Hue Jackson made his decision public Wednesday, as the team announced on Twitter. Osweiler will start, Kizer will follow and Cody Kessler will serve as the third quarterback. 

All three quarterbacks saw time during Cleveland’s preseason opener, a 20-14 victory over the New Orleans Saints.

Kizer was the best of the three, finishing 11-of-18 for 184 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions. His touchdown pass was a 45-yarder to Jordan Payton with less than two minutes remaining, which gave Cleveland the victory.

While the typical preseason caveat that he was facing backup defenders must be mentioned, he was far more effective than Osweiler (6-of-14 for 42 yards) and Kessler (5-of-10 for 47 yards).

If nothing else, Kizer represents untapped potential in the quarterback race as a second-round pick out of Notre Dame. After being given the opportunity to start for the Houston Texans last season, Osweiler threw 15 touchdowns to 16 interceptions in 15 games, failing to live up to expectations on the other side of a talented defense in Houston.

Kessler, a third-round pick of Cleveland’s in 2016, played nine games for the Browns last season and threw for 1,380 yards, six touchdowns and two interceptions.

The Browns haven’t been to the playoffs since the 2002 season, and unsteadiness at quarterback during that span is a primary reason why.

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Source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2727880-brock-osweiler-starting-browns-vs-giants-deshone-kizer-elevated-to-2nd-string

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UFC Applying to Co-Promote Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight Through NAC

The UFC officially filed an application with the Nevada Athletic Commission to co-promote the Aug. 26 boxing match between Conor McGregor, its lightweight champion, and Floyd Mayweather Jr. at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

On Friday, Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting reported the NAC will hold a vote on whether to allow the UFC to formally promote the fight during an Aug. 16 meeting. The NAC executive director, Bob Bennett, told the outlet the move would also allow the promotion to pay McGregor for the event.

The vote is part of a loaded agenda for the governing body’s Aug. 16 gathering. Other topics are scheduled to include deciding whether to grant boxing licenses to both fighters, choosing the referee and judges for the bout and voting on whether the allow eight-ounce gloves, per MMA Fighting.

Although Mayweather Promotions has so far been the only official promoter for the hyped cross-sport event, UFC has been highly involved in the process. UFC President Dana White was present when the sides embarked on a recent worldwide promotional tour.

Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com passed along comments from White last month about what he expects when McGregor, a sizable underdog, takes on the undefeated Mayweather.

“All these naysayers, let me tell you what,” he said. “This fight goes two ways. Either Floyd Mayweather runs around and does his style of fighting, defense, stays away from Conor and tries to not get hit. Conor will go right after Floyd Mayweather and try to knock him out. That’s Conor‘s style. When have you ever seen a boring Conor McGregor fight?

“And then there’s the other side, where Floyd thinks that Conor is so weak at boxing he comes right after him. Speed kills, tries to use his speed and actually knock Conor McGregor out. I want it to be a good fight and I truly believe it will be a good fight.”

McGregor‘s chances are bolstered by the fact Mayweather is coming off a nearly two-year layoff since his last victory over Andre Berto in September 2015. The five-division world champion also hasn’t won via knockout since his bout with Victor Ortiz in 2011.

That said, the UFC superstar is making his first foray into a boxing ring against one of the most accomplished fighters in history, which creates a monumental challenge.

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PGA Championship Leaderboard 2017: Updating Results and Standings for Friday

Although the weather cooperated through Friday morning at the 2017 PGA Championship, the Quail Hollow Club course in Charlotte, North Carolina, did not fail to challenge the game’s best golfers yet again.

Many pros were over par Friday as the cut line crept to four-over, with the potential to drop even further in the afternoon.

However, some golfers managed to post positive results in the early going as they navigated quick greens and thick Bermuda rough.

Here’s a look at the latest leaderboard results alongside some notable second-round performances.

            

Leaderboard

       

Kevin Kisner Stays in the Lead

One of the game’s most underrated and well-rounded golfers continued his strong play on Friday. After shooting a four-under 67 on Thursday, Kisner went two under through his first 11 holes in the second round to take a two-shot lead over Thorbjorn Olesen and D.A. Points.

Kisner ranks seventh in total strokes gained on the PGA Tour and isn’t in the negative numbers in any category. He’s simply a great all-around pro who routinely does well in tournament play.

This year, he’s made 19 of 22 cuts while winning one event (the Dean and Deluca Invitational) and finishing second in another (Zurich Classic of New Orleans).

Major success has escaped him thus far, but he’s one of few golfers to figure out the Quail Hollow puzzle as things stand. He certainly has as good a shot as anyone to hoist the Wanamaker Trophy.

       

Rickie Fowler Stays Hot on His Heels

We can more or less repeat the same things said about Kisner for Fowler, as the 28-year-old is also one of the game’s best all-around players. He’s second in total strokes gained and first in strokes gained putting, which makes him a great fit on a course that is challenging every aspect of a golfer’s game right now.

However, the most difficult part of Quail Hollow has been the super-quick greens. We have consistently seen players miss putts only to see them keep running five feet or so past the hole instead of stopping just short or long.

Fowler, however, is not having much trouble, as evidenced by this birdie on the 17th to move him to three-under for the tournament.

Expect Fowler to hang around the top of the leaderboard through Sunday.

         

D.A. Points Finds Success at Quail Hollow Again

We’ve heard a lot about Rickie Fowler beating Rory McIlroy in a playoff at Quail Hollow Club in 2012, but there was a third man in that playoff at the Wells Fargo Championship: D.A. Points.

Five years later, he’s putting on another impressive performance, as he was at four-under through 10 holes in his second round. That was good enough for second place, just two shots back from Kisner.

The 40-year-old Points was in the midst of a rough stretch prior to the PGA Championship, as he missed four of five cuts. However, he’s simply been one of the best golfers on the course this week, besting the game’s top pros as they tough out Quail Hollow.

It will be interesting to see if Points has staying power throughout all four rounds. He had success here five years ago, so could we see a similar result?

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Roger Goodell Names Harold Henderson to Hear Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension Appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has named Harold Henderson to hear Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of his six-game suspension, according to Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero of NFL.com.

Henderson, who sits on the NFL/NFLPA Player Care Foundation, oversaw Greg Hardy’s appeal and reduced his suspension from 10 games to four, per Rapoport.

Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report and Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith offered differing viewpoints on the appointment: 

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk offered more on the potential impartiality of Henderson:

“Goodell could have assigned the matter to a truly independent party. Goodell ultimately opted not to surrender the outcome to someone who would have been handling the case as a one-and-done project. Henderson, by virtue of the fact that the league regularly hires him to provide appeal services, is viewed as someone who will be inclined to rubber stamp the decision from the league—even if he hasn’t always done that.”

For context of Henderson’s decisions in the past, Pelissero shared his ruling on the Hardy case: 

Elliott, 22, was suspended six games by the NFL after an investigation into an allegation of domestic violence made by a woman in Columbus, Ohio.

While he was never arrested or charged with a crime in the case, the league’s year-long investigation found ”substantial and persuasive evidence supporting a finding that [Elliott] engaged in physical violence against [his ex-girlfriend] on multiple occasions during the week of July 16, 2016.”

Henderson will now be tasked with determining if the league’s ruling and subsequent punishment were justified.

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LeBron James Calls Donald Trump the ‘So-Called President,’ Talks Charlottesville

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James continued his criticism of President Donald Trump, calling Trump the “so-called president” at an event for his foundation in Sandusky, Ohio, ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported.

McMenamin shared the entirety of James’ comments:

Earlier Tuesday, James tweeted Trump is making hate “fashionable again”:

James also expressed his disappointment with the events that unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend:

White nationalists held a “Unite the Right” rally last Friday night. Counter-protesters arrived Saturday, and CNN’s Jason Hanna, Kaylee Hartung, Devon M. Sayers and Steve Almasy reported 19 people were injured during the demonstrations in addition to one death. Heather Heyer died when a man drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters. 

Racism is evil—and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans,” Trump said in a statement about Charlottesville, per CNN.com’s Dan Merica. “Those who spread violence in the name of bigotry strike at the very core of America.”

Trump appeared to recant those statements somewhat Tuesday, however, when he said, “You got a lot of bad people in the other group, too,” in reference to the counter-protesters, per CNN’s official Twitter account.

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PGA Championship 2017 Tee Times: Pairings and Predictions for Sunday Schedule

Give the third round of the 99th PGA Championship to the Quail Hollow Club golf course.

After Kevin Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama won the battle in the first two rounds of the tournament, the golf course frustrated the game’s best players on moving day. Four of the top five golfers on the leaderboard were unable to break par, and that’s a big reason Kisner remains in front even though he shot a one-over par 72.

Kisner is seven-under for the tournament, while Matsuyama shot a two-over 73 and is one stroke behind Kisner at six under par. Neither golfer was able to establish any momentum at any point in the third round. Kisner had back-to-back birdies on the 14th and 15th holes, but he followed with a double bogey on 16.

Putting was a significant challenge for the field because of the hard greens and the difficult reads, and Kisner and Matsuyama both had trouble converting putts that were dropping on Thursday and Friday.

Chris Stroud held his own at the Charlotte, North Carolina, golf course. He shot an even par 71, and he is one stroke behind Kisner. Since he finished his round before Matsuyama’s round came to a conclusion, Stroud will be in the final pairing with Kisner in Sunday’s final round.

Matsuyama will play with Justin Thomas in the penultimate pairing, and Thomas was the only golfer among the top five to break par. He shot a two-under 69, and he is five under par going into the final round.

Kisner said he was stymied by his inability to putt.

“I played nice today, I just didn’t score the way I should have,” Kisner told CBS interviewer Amanda Balionis after the round. “I didn’t make the putts I had been making the first two days and I had a terrible finish on 18. I didn’t know where I should leave that ball, and I’m kicking myself for that one.”

Kisner was fortunate to bogey the 18th hole after nearly hitting the ball in the water and getting a decent bounce.

Jason Day would have been thrilled to come away with a bogey on the final hole, but a strange decision to play a snap hook on his second shot while standing behind a tree led to a quadruple bogey.

Day was four under par when he went to the tee box on the final hole, and he ended the round even par for the tournament.

Day won the PGA Championship two years ago, and after three consecutive birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th, he collapsed.

Day is normally one of the most cooperative players with the media, but he left the course immediately after his round without speaking to reporters.

Louis Oosthuizen had an up-and-down round of even par 71, and he is also in contention at five under par. He will play with Grayson Murray in the final round as he attempts to make a run at the Wanamaker Trophy. Murray is three under par after shooting an impressive two-under 69.

The final round will get underway at 8:05 a.m. ET, and here’s a look at the tee times for the field.

     

Tee times for the leaders in the final round of the PGA Championship (all times ET)

Scott Brown and Gary Woodland, 2:05 p.m.
Patrick Reed and Graham DeLaet, 2:15 p.m.
Grayson Murray and Louis Oosthuizen, 2:25 p.m.
Justin Thomas and Hideki Matsuyama, 2:35 p.m.
Kevin Kisner and Chris Stroud, 2:45 p.m.

     

     

Predictions

After the leaders managed to tame Quail Hollow in the first two rounds, the golf course bit back on moving day and seemed to wear down the majority of the field.

The course is likely to have more difficult pin placements during the final round, and that will cause additional problems for the golfers.

Kisner kept his mistakes to a minimum and he will sleep on the lead. That should put him in a good state of mind for the final round.

However, the key to the final round will be the final three holes, known as “The Green Mile.” Kisner was lucky to bogey that hole Saturday, and he will need to limit his mistakes on those closing three holes.

Stroud is a wonderful story, as he was the last golfer to earn an invitation to the tournament and will be playing in the final pairing. The pressure is likely to be too much for him.

Oosthuizen has the consistent swing and calm demeanor to play his best golf on Sunday. He is two strokes behind and that should not be an issue for him.

Look for Oosthuizen to maintain his cool throughout, make excellent decisions and find a way to win the Wanamaker Trophy.

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