Benitez and Newcastle will welcome Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday to St James' Park as the Premier League kicks off this weekend. None of those three have proved overly prolific in the top tier (especially the latterly mentioned Frenchman) and Gayle's absence in today's 2-0 win over Hellas Verona only showed how light the Magpies are in that department.
It is the second time in this series that he has played such a knock, the first coming in England's first innings at Lord's last month where South Africa had reduced the hosts to 190/5, the prospect of securing a match-winning position dangling invitingly before them.
Spanish seven-time Grand Tour champion Alberto Contador has announced that he will retire after participating in this year's Vuelta a España . Luca Guercilena, general manager of Contador's Trek-Segafredo team, said in a statement following the Spaniard's announcement on Monday morning: "It has been an honour to work with such a great champion".
With her final strides, the American gritted her teeth for the line. This race was supposed to be all about the dominant Jamaican Elaine Thompson , who had comfortably defeated Bowie in their two previous meetings in last year's Olympic final and this summer's Diamond League race in Shanghai.
The Argentinian suggested Neymar will feel at home at the Paris club. "It wasn't befitting a Barcelona player". "We always acted responsibly and while we do not share his decision, we do respect it - although that's not to say we don't defend our own interests".
He has since gone on to become an important member of the Blaugrana's first-team, filling in at right-back for long spells last season in the absence of Aleix Vidal. Mundo Deportivo reported that United have made a bid for the Spain global, while sources told ESPN FC last month that he was also a Chelsea target.
Don Baylor , who was acquired by the Minnesota Twins for their 1987 postseason run, died of cancer Monday morning in Austin, Texas. He was an All-Star and the MVP victor with the Angels in 1979 when he led the majors in RBIs (139) and runs (120).
The ex-Milton Keynes Dons youngster and the PFA Young Player of the Year from the last two seasons was ranked ahead of Barcelona targets Mbappe and Dembele, and fellow stars from the Premier League including Manchester City's Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus, Marcus Rashford of Manchester United and Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen.
In the past two years, the managers of the Premier League title-holders - Jose Mourinho , also at Chelsea , and Leicester City 's Claudio Ranieri - have been fired after their previously all-conquering teams suddenly slumped down the table.
Arsene Wenger has admitted delaying a decision on his Arsenal future may have had a negative impact on the team. The North London champions are gearing up for their Community Shield clash against London rivals Chelsea on Sunday, as the FA Cup champions meet the Premier League winners.
The Phillies announced the passing of the longtime catcher, who helped lead the team to a National League pennant in 1993. "From the day that we drafted him until today, he constantly earned our respect and admiration as both a player and person", Phillies Chairman David Montgomery told WPHT .
In 2015, a Delhi Sessions Court had dropped charges against cricketer S. Sreesanth and 35 other accused in the IPL spot-fixing case, saying the prosecution failed to establish the nexus of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's crime syndicate in cricket betting.
He was eliminated on the first extra hole after making par. He also gets a two-year exemption, nearly as important as playing a major for a 35-year-old who only had conditional status this year. Owen entered the final round with a five-point lead but needed a birdie at 18 to reach the playoff. Seamus Power finished in 26th position on 31 points.
Clement would surely prefer to keep Sigurdsson at the Liberty Stadium but should the former Tottenham Hotspur man be sold it will free up funds for the Welsh side to reinforce their squad elsewhere. "The reason that he wasn't in the squad is that he was not fit to play today". "I don't know about any interest for Aaron, I don't know". Everton learnt yesterday that they will face Hajduk Split in their Europa League play-off, with the first leg at Goodison Park on August 17 and the second ...
He endured a frustrating loan spell at Wolves last season, only making six league appearances before returning to play for United's under-23s during the second half of the campaign. Borthwick-Jackson has now completed a season-long loan move to Championship side Leeds. " Leeds United are delighted to announce the signing of Cameron Borthwick-Jackson from Manchester United ", the Sky Bet Championship club announced on their official website.
Hideki Matsuyama will carry the hopes of a nation into this week's US PGA Championship after blowing away the field to win the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio. HIDEKI Matsuyama stormed to a remarkable sixth victory in his last 20 events as Rory McIlroy's bid for a second WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title petered out in Akron.
The Oakland right fielder said afterwards he felt "regret" about the situation. Joyce said on Twitter that the fan made vulgar remarks about him and his family and, as a result, he allowed his frustrations to get the better of him. And coming back to the dugout there was a fan who came up and yelled some vulgar and obscene words about me and my family. The 33-year-old Florida native earned an All-Star Game selection with Tampa in 2011.
Goals from Scott Sinclair, Callum McGregor and a brace from Leigh Griffiths saw Celtic cruise past Hearts in the first game of their Scottish title defence. I think a manager of his calibre should know better. For Hearts, Daly said: "It was a hard afternoon". "We'll see, we're looking but I will always wait for the right quality".
Queen Bey has chose to once more blessed her royal subjects with another fascinating Instagram post. It's been two months since their twins Rumi and Sir were born. Instead, she headed out onto the public rink, and JAY-Z reportedly watched from the sidelines. The date seemed like a relaxing night out for the parents , who saved their energy for the skating at the end of the week.
Justin Turner's caught stealing turned into a two-out stolen base when a video review determined he reached around Amed Rosario to evade the rookie shortstop's tag, sparking a three-run first inning that started the record-setting Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 rout of the Mets on Sunday night and their first season sweep of NY.
Arsenal has now won the Community Shield three times in the past four years, while the Blues have lost four consecutive appearances in the fixture. Olivier Giroud scored the decisive spot kick as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 in a penalty shootout to win the Community Shield at Wembley on 6 August 2017.
The success of the Netherlands women's team is in stark contrast to the country's men, who failed to qualify for last year's European Championships in France and are struggling to reach next year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. This was a historic victory, the first global championship in team history. Harder's equalizer was well-deserved, but Denmark ran out of steam and could not cope with the home side's seemingly limitless pace and power as they notched two second-half goals to ...
Rossi, who was again out-foxed by Honda in the pits, came out from his stop in 13th place and slowly worked his way forward, catching the fight for fourth place as Movistar Yamaha Maverick Vinales pushed on to the podium. Dovizioso was the lead Ducati in sixth, ahead of Danilo Petrucci and Aleix Espargaro - who picks up a three-place grid penalty for an unsafe release, which caused Andrea Iannone to fall.
The only time Zverev was pushed all week came in the second round, when he edged Australian Jordan Thompson in a third set tiebreak. Zverev did not face a single break point as the 20-year-old serenely closed out the set thanks to Anderson sending a backhand wide.
A girls' softball team playing in the Junior League World Series was disqualified after six teammates posted a photo on Snapchat of them flipping off the host team under the caption, "watch out host", the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported Sunday .