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Martial moved to Old Trafford from Monaco in 2015 and made an instant impact in his debut season under Louis van Gaal with 11 goals in 31 Premier League games. I think that when Man United, who are the most powerful club, can not come to an agreement after eight months it is because they really don't want to make him a key player.
  • NCAA passes 4-game redshirt rule; what it means for Syracuse football

    NCAA passes 4-game redshirt rule; what it means for Syracuse football

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    For the first time, college football players will be able to participate in part of a season, not miss time due to injury, and still be able to redshirt. To be clear, undergraduates still have to sit out a year when transferring. Conferences, however, can still put rules in play that forbid student-athletes from transferring within the conference without sitting out a year or some other stipulation.
  • Taco Bell giving away free tacos today: How to get yours

    Taco Bell giving away free tacos today: How to get yours

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    See the full " Steal a Game, Steal a Taco " terms and conditions by clicking or tapping on the photo below. The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland to "steal" Game 3 of the NBA Finals on June 6. Taco Bell will give away one free Doritos Locos Taco to every customer at every location across the country. Head over to a participating Taco Bell from 2 p.m.to 6 p.m.
  • Arsenal hold talks with Uruguay and Sampdoria holding midfielder Lucas Torreira

    Arsenal hold talks with Uruguay and Sampdoria holding midfielder Lucas Torreira

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    The Gunners have wasted no time in making their move as the Italian publication claims that Arsenal have now agreed a fee in the region of £22m to sign Leno while personal terms have also been agreed with the player. Strengthening central midfield is a priority for the Gunners and the 22-year-old is seen as an ideal fit technically and at a reported £26m, would fall within their budget.
  • Luka Doncic Rumors: Real Madrid Star Will Remain in 2018 NBA Draft

    Luka Doncic Rumors: Real Madrid Star Will Remain in 2018 NBA Draft

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    Doncic is one of the highest touted prospects heading into the draft. That has worked out nicely for the New York Knicks. However, The Ringer and Tom Ziller of SB Nation have Doncic going second to the Sacramento Kings . With two lottery picks, this also gives the Clippers an opportunity to try and trade up and draft a potential superstar. Yes, Parson's contract is ugly, but the Clippers are in no spot to realistically contend anyway, with or without Parsons.
  • Geraint Thomas puncture prompts verbal bust-up involving Team Sky and AG2R

    Geraint Thomas puncture prompts verbal bust-up involving Team Sky and AG2R

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    View more results below. "I think these four days are the hardest four days I've raced in a one-week stage race", said Thomas. "Without the boys here I would not have won the Dauphine". "They're super hard climbing stages and even harder over the weekend". It was Thomas' second World Tour stage race win after he won Paris-Nice in 2016.
  • VAR officials to wear full referee kit at World Cup

    VAR officials to wear full referee kit at World Cup

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    The North American countries won with 134 votes, or 67 percent, against an upstart campaign from Morocco , which garnered 65 votes, in the Wednesday morning vote in Moscow. Under the United Bid proposal, the list of host cities for the world's most watched sporting event likely will include two or three in Canada, three in Mexico and 10 in the United States.
  • Raptors hiring Nurse to replace Casey

    Raptors hiring Nurse to replace Casey

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    Toronto has chose to promote Dwane Casey's old assistant, and will hire Nick Nurse as the team's ninth head coach in franchise history according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski . Nurse coached in Europe for 11 years starting in 1996. The decision comes a month after Casey was let go and one day after he was hired by the Detroit Pistons as their new coach.
  • United ace demands public apology from Spanish PM

    United ace demands public apology from Spanish PM

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    De Gea himself though, has insisted that he wants to forget about the club game for a few weeks and focus exclusively on Russian Federation. The important thing is the World Cup and not to think of anything else that can divert you or upset you.
  • Superfan spreading soccer spirit ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Superfan spreading soccer spirit ahead of 2018 FIFA World Cup

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    Banned former Federation Internationale de Football Association president Sepp Blatter has received an open invitation from President Vladimir Putin to attend the World Cup in Russia and intends to take it up, Blatter's spokesman Thomas Renggli said on Tuesday.
  • Dele Alli promises to stay cool

    Dele Alli promises to stay cool

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    One has to think that with Kane and Pochettino already committed to the club long-term, and Alli set to follow, that the others will most likely do the same. However, Southgate deploys Alli slightly deeper to see the more of the field ahead of him. "They're very good players but at certain points in seasons and tournaments, you have to step up - there's a psyche players must have", he was quoted as saying by The Sun .
  • Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann refuses to confirm future plans

    Atletico Madrid Antoine Griezmann refuses to confirm future plans

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    Griezmann was close to closing a move to Barça after months of talks once his release clause dropped to 100 million euros on July 1. Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire for Barcelona to spend big to land Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann , insisting that his side's Champions League hopes may depend on it.
  • Justify wins Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown champion

    Justify wins Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown champion

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    Justify is the 13 Triple Crown victor, and only the second to win the all three American Classics - Kentucky Derby , Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes - in the past 40 years ( American Pharoah , 2015). Hofburg paid $3.70 to show. Mike Repole, co-owner of horses that finished fourth (Vino Rosso) and last (Noble Indy) in the Belmont Stakes , advanced that idea on Sunday .
  • World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch

    World Cup 2018 opening ceremony performers, start time and how to watch

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    He added: "We'd like to invite football and music fans to party with us in Russian Federation, in the stadium, or to tune in their TVs a little earlier for an unforgettable show". However, any positive impact on the Russian economy from the World Cup is likely to be short-lived, according to credit rating agency Moody's, which analyzes the event's influence every four years.
  • Neymar the star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training

    Neymar the star attraction as fans swarm to Brazil training

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    Marcelo's shot ricocheted off the Austrian block to fall kindly for Jesus, who pounced on it like a predator waiting to ambush the prey to curl a venomous effort into the bottom corner. Costa's return was also good news for Tite . But as the clock ticks down to the opener in Moscow's imposing 80,000-capacity Luzhniki stadium, the tournament is beginning to catch the public mood, with about 3,500 fans attending Australia's training session in the central city of Kazan.
  • Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

    Mohamed Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

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    Doubts persist over Salah's fitness but the Egyptian star said from the team's base in Grozny on Monday that he was "well-prepared" for the tournament. The South American side is expected to top their group, and Lawrenson believes that it will be hard for Egypt to advance to the round of 16, predicting hosts Russian Federation to finish behind Uruguay.
  • Belmont Stakes 2018: Results, payouts, order of finish

    Belmont Stakes 2018: Results, payouts, order of finish

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    A flop at the track for that crop could negatively affect Justify's stock as well. "Had I known better, the first eighth of a mile I would have thought it was a quarter-horse race, not the mile-and-a-half Belmont". The horse raced to victory at the Preakness weeks later. But with the Triple Crown in tow, Gunther believes the pressure is off Justify . Owners, fans and even rival trainers stopped by to sneak a peek at the undefeated victor of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes .
  • Raptors pick assistant Nick Nurse as new head coach

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    Nurse replaces Dwane Casey, who was sacked shortly after the Raptors were swept in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was a student assistant at UNI for one year, was head coach at Grand View, then coached for 12 seasons in the British Basketball League.
  • Robert Pires Backs Arsenal To Sign This Premier League Midfielder

    Robert Pires Backs Arsenal To Sign This Premier League Midfielder

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    You would think that Old Trafford and Premier League football would be his first choice destination however the unnamed Chinese clubs have nearly certainly offered him higher wages which could swing the deal in their favour. So I just hope he does get time. Manchester United are closely monitoring the situation surrounding Alex Sandro, who has received an offer of a new contract from Juventus .
  • Kyrie Irving Makes Ambiguous Statement About Future With Celtics

    Kyrie Irving Makes Ambiguous Statement About Future With Celtics

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    Asked whether he'd be open to reuniting with James, Irving said, "In this business, I've experienced it all and I've seen a lot, so we'll see what management decides". Really integrating myself with our team again and really focus on winning a championship. And then when they were afforded the opportunity to take the reins of the team, you saw them take full advantage of it.
  • Verstappen tops opening practice for the first time in 2018

    Verstappen tops opening practice for the first time in 2018

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    Ricciardo won in Monaco despite nursing an engine problem so terminal that his Red Bull boss Christian Horner likened it to the troubling Apollo 13 space mission. "It was a special feeling pulling out of pit lane - I had a big smile on my face", the 22-year-old said. Stroll, in his second season with Williams, posted the 19th fastest time of 1:14.703, outpacing only his Russian teammate Sergey Sirotkin.
  • Rolland Garros Final: Nadal vs Thiem

    Rolland Garros Final: Nadal vs Thiem

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    Now she stands between Halep and her first Grand Slam trophy. This will be the 10th tour-level encounter between Nadal and Thiem. He probably felt as though he had been, as Nadal completed a devastating 6-4 6-1 6-2 victory. Serving to stay in the match at 4-5, the Austrian allowed mistakes to creep into his game. Had Cecchinato not tightened in the second set, when he held three set points, it might have been a different result.
  • Julen Lopetegui to Real Madrid is a surprise, says Guillem Balague

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    United No 1, De Gea is a long-term target for Real, with the Spanish giants said to be keen on making a mammoth bid for the Spain No 1. The timing is also unexpected as Spain kick off their World Cup campaign on Friday when they take on Portugal at the Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia.
  • Arsenal handed major boost to sign Sporting Lisbon forward

    Arsenal handed major boost to sign Sporting Lisbon forward

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    Following the exit of Rui Patricio, as well as head coach Jorge Jesus, the foursome of Dost, Carvalho, Martins and Fernandes chose to go public on Monday, and filed notice with the Portuguese Securities Market Commission that they meant to terminate their contracts, invoking "just cause" after being attacked in their workplace.
  • Fans fear for David De Gea after Real Madrid's shock announcement

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    Spain national team manager Julen Lopetegui is headed to the Bernabeu. "I've got my feet up and am feeling good", Zidane told AFP at the inauguration of a playground in Saint Denis, the north Parisian suburb that is home to the Stade de France where he starred for the French team that won the 1998 World Cup .
  • Brazilian tennis great Maria Bueno dies

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    Nationals two months later. Bueno essentially retired after the 1977 season although she did play in mixed doubles at Wimbledon in 1980. She also reached the singles final at both the Australian Open and the French Open. Bueno said men were key to her game. Another doubles partner was Billie Jean King , with whom she won the Wimbledon title in 1965. She later became a leading tennis commentator on Brazilian television.
  • Lionel Messi would welcome Antoine Griezmann at Barcelona

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    Atletico Madrid and France star Antoine Griezmann is set to make a decision on his future this week. Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has admitted that Frenchman Antoine Griezmann will be of great advantage for Barcelona if the club signs him this summer.
  • Real Madrid name Julen Lopetegui as new boss

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    Lopetegui will put to pen to paper on a three-year deal at the Bernabéu running until 2021, the club confirmed. Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino had been identified as Real Madrid's primary target but the Argentinean was rendered unattainable having recently signed a new five-year contract.
  • Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua Fight for Heavyweight Championship Announced

    Deontay Wilder vs. Anthony Joshua Fight for Heavyweight Championship Announced

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    After negotiations seemingly stalled for the bout, which would decide the first undisputed heavyweight champion since Lennox Lewis, it was expected that both Joshua and Wilder would go down the route of mandatory defences in the autumn. A Joshua-Wilder fight on the service would raise its now nonexistent American profile, but it would also limit the USA revenue for the bout. Joshua, 28, won his first world title in 2016 and has made five defenses, taking his record to 21-0 with 20 knockouts.
  • Neymar mocks Austria's 'UFC' tactics after Brazil win

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    Brazil coach Tite defends decision to play Neymar for 84-minutes in 3-0 win over Austria ahead of Russian Federation 2018 Fifa World Cup . "Today was another example that, mentally, we are maturing". The Paris Saint-Germain star launched the flour before his strike partner Jesus cracked open an egg on Coutinho's head as he lay there helpless while his team-mates erupted with laughter.
  • Schalk Brits added to Springbok squad

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    Brits called time on his career last month following a nine-year stay at Premiership champions Saracens, but has been added to the Springboks group for the second Test against England . The new World Rugby rankings have been released and it's not good news for England. "We are busy with building experience, continuity and capacity towards the Rugby World Cup, so we want our young players rubbing shoulders with experienced players such as Duane Vermeulen and Willie le Roux ", said Erasmus ...
  • Nigeria arrive in Russian Federation for 2018 Fifa World Cup

    Nigeria arrive in Russian Federation for 2018 Fifa World Cup

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    Bayern Munich of Germany and Austria worldwide defender David Alaba has revealed that he loves Nigeria and would have loved to play for the Super Eagles but for circumstances beyond his control. Nigeria will take on Croatia on Saturday in their opening Group D fixture at the Kaliningrad Stadium. Mascherano who played against the Super Eagles in the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments gave his opinion about all of Argentina's group stage opponents in an interview with the ...
  • No cliques within our team, says England captain, Harry Kane

    No cliques within our team, says England captain, Harry Kane

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    England national team captain, Harry Kane , believes that their team can achieve the World Cup title in Russian Federation and win their first title since the 1966 World Cup . "We played a behind-closed-doors game in France [at the 1998 World Cup] with Glenn [Hoddle] against local opposition, which I thought worked quite well".
  • Arsenal 'in for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira'

    Arsenal 'in for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira'

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    Torreira - who is now with the Uruguay squad preparing for the World Cup - is reportedly Emery's first-choice midfield target. Arsenal are believed to be locked in negotiations with Sampdoria , and Gianluca Di Marzio provided a fresh update today.
  • Wilder, Joshua agree fight deal

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    Wilder's team have also left the £37m offer made to Joshua in April on the table if the WBA, WBO and IBF champion changes his mind and wants to travel to the United States for the fight instead. "They gave us an offer, we were hoping they'd accept the U.S offer instead because there's so much money but instead since they haven't we've decided that if you don't want $50m then we're willing to come the United Kingdom and take your offer".
  • Del Bosque unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's contract plea

    Del Bosque unimpressed with Cristiano Ronaldo's contract plea

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    Salah fans in Grozny, Russia, made big banners for their star player as he visited a stadium in the city amidst much fanfare, as they chanted Egyptian's name. Neymar has been heavily touted to head in the opposite direction, from the French champions to Real Madrid . Ronaldo has nine goals in La Liga, five in Copa del Rey, and four in the Super Cup, while Di Stefano scored 14 in the league, and two apiece in the other two competitions.
  • Will Rafael Nadal Participate In Wimbledon? French Open Champion Is Not Sure

    Will Rafael Nadal Participate In Wimbledon? French Open Champion Is Not Sure

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    After guzzling water during that break, Nadal felt better and was back to playing his unmistakable brand of almost unbeatable clay-court tennis . "Last time I did that I came back here very strong and my reaction was very good after losing against Tommy [Haas] past year, I didn't drop another set for the rest of the grass-court season which I was very happy about".