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Andreas Pereira confident he's proved worth to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho

Asked whether United was a serious contender to win back the trophy it last held in 2013, Mourinho tiptoed. "I want to help my team and hopefully we can achieve a lot this season". "But I believe in our group, in our spirit, in our empathy, in our togetherness". The Frenchman had a high energy display for United, and came close to scoring an absolute screamer in the first half.



Nationals tie Major League Baseball record for most home runs in inning

And, after a Daniel Murphy fly-out to center field, Anthony Rendon added one more homer for good measure, part of a unfathomable 13-run offensive surge by the Nationals over two innings of baseball. It's home run No. 17 for Santana. Red Sox 4, Mariners 0 • Chris Sale scattered three hits over seven innings, fanning 11, and was boosted by a homer from rookie Rafael Devers as visiting Boston won.


Blue Jays try to sweep A's

Blue Jays try to sweep A's

Justin Smoak hit a game-tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and Kendrys Morales followed with a game-winning blast as the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the struggling Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday night. That's when things got interesting. That's one way to make up for three players getting ejected on one play. "The guys in here, they work hard".


AC Milan chairman confirms talks with Diego Costa's agent

AC Milan chairman confirms talks with Diego Costa's agent

Conte told Costa via text message he was not in his plans for the upcoming campaign but Nicol says that was not the right way of getting his demands across. A move for Costa to the San Siro could end up making a great deal of sense for the player, who would not be allowed to play for Atletico Madrid until January due to a transfer embargo preventing them from registering players in this transfer window.


Thibaut Courtois backs Alvaro Morata to

Thibaut Courtois backs Alvaro Morata to "score a lot of goals"

Morata has been signed to improve Chelsea's attacking options after Conte told Diego Costa that he is free to leave the west London side this summer. "It's a hard situation for the club and this is why we made this decision". The Blues have recruited goalkeeper Willy Caballero , AS Roma defender Antonio Rudiger and Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko .


Redskins tight end Jordan Reed to start training camp on injured list

Redskins tight end Jordan Reed to start training camp on injured list

Hall and Bates are both recovering from ACL injuries. Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed might very well be the most-dominant player at his position outside of Rob Gronkowski. Players on the physically unable to perform ( PUP ) list are allowed to attend team meetings but can not practice until being cleared by team doctors and removed from the PUP list.