• Francesco Molinari wins The Open to claim maiden Major

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    That's one to tell and show the grandkids about one day. But a double-bogey at the par-four 11th, where he failed to pull off a delicate flop shot from beyond the green, proved the undoing of the 14-times major champion. "I told them I tried and I said, 'Hopefully you're proud of your pops for trying as hard as I did, '" the 14-time major victor told Golf Channel .
  • Egypt's Mohamed Salah nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

    Egypt's Mohamed Salah nominated for Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award

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    Chelsea manager Emma Hayes has been named on the 10-person shortlist for The Best FIFA Women's Coach award 2018. The FIFA World Player of the Year award was started in 1991 and it ran until 2009. The top three will appear at a show in London on the 24th September where the victor will receive his award. The World Cup victor Didier Deschamps of France also makes the ten-man shortlist, along with Croatia's Zlatko Dalic, whose side finished runners-up in Moscow.
  • Tour de France: Alaphilippe wins on day of protest and pain

    Tour de France: Alaphilippe wins on day of protest and pain

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    Four-time champion Chris Froome and overall leader Geraint Thomas were among those trying to clear their eyes before resuming the race, according to multiple reports . Race organizers have had trouble controlling crowds with fans getting out of hand on the most famous climbs of the Tour. In the end it was British rider Yates who won the climb to Col du Portillon, and looked set to win his first Tour stage.
  • Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice, says Arsenal is his 'home'

    Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice, says Arsenal is his 'home'

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    Ozil, who was born in Germany to Turkish-origin parents, said he felt "racism and disrespect" - pointing the finger at German football authorities - in his no-holds-barred statement released over the weekend. "I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose", Ozil wrote, adding: "Certain German newspapers are using my background and photo with President Erdogan as right-wing propaganda to further their political cause".
  • Liverpool boss Klopp expects pressure to win trophies

    Liverpool boss Klopp expects pressure to win trophies

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    Last week, Liverpool completed their £65 million deal to sign Alisson from Roma, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history. However, they sold Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £142m in January. The Reds finished in fourth place in the Premier League last term to ensure their continued participation in the Champions League . 'The manager is a big part of it, he's very charismatic and people want to play for him and the way Liverpool play football is ...
  • Mourinho wants two new Manchester United signings

    Mourinho wants two new Manchester United signings

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    Reflecting on his displays in Russian Federation he continued: "it is the ideal setting for a player like him to give his best. As a football person, if you're a coach and you see your team playing - he (Mourinho) may be happy (with the style of play)", he said on beIN Sports .
  • Tiger Woods finishes 5-under to fall just short at Open

    Tiger Woods finishes 5-under to fall just short at Open

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    For a 20-minute spell, Woods's name was on top of the leaderboard, which prompted the idea that the other contenders, the young Turks... Woods played Sunday alongside a man who was flawless in his pursuit of the Claret Jug. With defending champion Jordan Spieth , Woods, English duo Rose and Tommy Fleetwood and McIlroy in the Sunday mix, the Molinari sub-plot was nearly overlooked as the leading groups went out.
  • Cavs sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120 million contract

    Cavs sign Kevin Love to 4-year, $120 million contract

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    Reports said the extension was worth $120 million over four years. "This quickly became a partnership the second we began these discussions", Altman said. I'm super excited and I couldn't be happier. He came to Cleveland in 2014 in a trade that sent Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to the Timberwolves.
  • Liverpool spent big after we raised the bar, says Manchester City boss

    Liverpool spent big after we raised the bar, says Manchester City boss

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    That's the most important thing to arrive in April and May and be there for the title. 'We're not going to break any more records - it's impossible'. " Liverpool believe they need these kind of players because it is best for them". I'm not going to judge what the others are doing. "I don't like it when my colleagues speak about me or my players, so I'm not going to say anything".
  • A day after failing to hustle, Sanchez goes back on DL

    A day after failing to hustle, Sanchez goes back on DL

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    While Aaron Hicks beat the throw to second, Sanchez jogged up the first-base line and was thrown out by an alert Adames. While Rays manager Kevin Cash applauded Adames' wherewithal after the game, Sanchez acknowledged his shortcomings. "Being tight in a certain part of your body, I'm used to that", Sanchez said. If I'm on the field, I'm good to play. "It grabbed on me the first inning", Sanchez said.
  • Valverde is a candidate for 'The Best' Coach 2018

    Valverde is a candidate for 'The Best' Coach 2018

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    Club representatives are led by Pep Guardiola , whose second season at Manchester City yielded the EFL Cup and a Premier League title won by 19 points. Zizou departed the Bernabeu this summer having won three successive European titles. Voting closes on August 10, with the ceremony taking place in London on September 24.
  • Ramkumar to play Johnson in Newport final

    Ramkumar to play Johnson in Newport final

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    Steve Johnson beat Marcel Granollers in straight sets to reach the ATP Tour's Hall of Fame Open final. Johnson eventually eased to victory by taking 83 per cent of first-serve points against Ramanathan, who was aiming to become the first Indian to earn an ATP singles title since Leander Paes 20 years ago.
  • Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

    Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel

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    Marchionne had previously planned to step down from the post in 2019 but had meant to continue as CEO and chairman of Ferrari until 2021. "If you haven't got anything to say, don't have a press conference not to say it", was one of his most famous adages.
  • Eugenie Bouchard gets wild card into Montreal WTA event

    Eugenie Bouchard gets wild card into Montreal WTA event

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    Tennis Canada said Bouchard will play her opening match during the first day session of the Rogers Cup on August 6, unless she is matched up against a player who reaches a final at a tournament the previous week. "It will be a great way to kick-off the tournament to see her play on Centre Court on the first day of the main draw". While the Canadian is now playing her best tennis of the year, there is no guarantee Bouchard will be able to compete by August 6, where she is slated to begin her ...
  • World Cup stars dominate Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award shortlist

    World Cup stars dominate Federation Internationale de Football Association best player award shortlist

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    Lyon boss Reynald Pedros is one of 10 nominees for the best women's coach. Egyptian Mohamed Salah is the only African player in the shortlist while World Cup teenage sensations Kylian Mbappe has also been included. Three candidates who play in the National Women's Soccer League are United States worldwide Megan Rapinoe, five-time Federation Internationale de Football Association victor Marta of Brazil, and Australia forward Sam Kerr.
  • Barcelona Agree Terms With Brazilian Star

    Barcelona Agree Terms With Brazilian Star

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    In a statement released on the club's official website, Bordeaux said : "FC Girondins de Bordeaux informs you that an agreement has been reached, subject to the signature of the administrative documents, with AS Roma for the transfer of Malcom ".
  • FIFA reveals nominees for 2018 The Best Football Awards

    FIFA reveals nominees for 2018 The Best Football Awards

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    Also among those named was Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic, who guided his nation to a first-ever World Cup final in Russian Federation. The nominees for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2018: The nominees for The Best FIFA Men's Coach 2018: Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Stanislav Cherchesov (Russia National Team), Zlatko Dalic (Croatia National Team), Didier Deschamps (France National Team), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool FC), Roberto Martinez (Belgium National ...
  • Mavericks sign German Nowitzki for record 21st season

    Mavericks sign German Nowitzki for record 21st season

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    Nowitzki is now set to begin his 21st season with Dallas which will be an National Basketball Association record for a player with the same franchise. and rookie Luka Doncic in the development of their respective careers. Nowitzki averaged 12 points and 5.7 rebounds in 24.7 minutes per game in 77 contests last season.
  • Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical

    Tour de France riders sprayed with chemical

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    Police are understood to have used the unknown substance in a bid to disperse a group of farmers demonstrating during Stage 16 of the race. The Tour de France took an eye-watering turn on Tuesday when a protest by farmers led to several cyclists inadvertently getting pepper spray from police blown into their eyes.
  • Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil

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    The players did meet the German FA president to explain the image, although Ozil had not issued a public statement on the matter until Sunday. "Mesut Abi ('brother' in Turkish), your technique on the ball has opened the door to the national team for players like me", wrote Draxler on his Instagram account along with a picture of him and Ozil.
  • Richarlison: Everton close to £50m deal as Watford forward has medical

    Richarlison: Everton close to £50m deal as Watford forward has medical

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    Silva has revealed that his shopping list includes up to six new faces but the 41-year-old is keen to stress that the club will not be panicked into making signings. The Hornets sacked Silva two months later after a awful run that included only one win in 10 games - accrediting the team's poor form to Silva being distracted by the offer he was made.
  • Mesut Ozil supported by Kevin-Prince Boateng and Fatau Dauda

    Mesut Ozil supported by Kevin-Prince Boateng and Fatau Dauda

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    The deal will see the Nigerian superstar feature in DStv's upcoming campaign for the new football season as well as make special appearances at the brand's events, amongst other activities. Too soon! Unai Emery left PSG this summer and it seems he will be facing his former club in just a few days from now, he will certainly be hoping that he can win this match because it would be great to win against his former employers at a new club.
  • Tim Tebow needs surgery in another surreal Mets blow

    Tim Tebow needs surgery in another surreal Mets blow

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    He was placed on the disabled list and visited a hand specialist in New York City on Monday. Less than two weeks ago, Tebow played in the Class AA Eastern League All-Star Game in Trenton, N.J. Tebow was having a relative breakthrough year in 2018 for the Double-A Binghamton Rumble Ponies. He is in his second season as a minor leaguer. He's also logged a team-high 103 strikeouts.
  • DeMar DeRozan gives shoutout to Spurs at Drew League game

    DeMar DeRozan gives shoutout to Spurs at Drew League game

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    It has been an emotional week for the 28-year-old and Raptors fans as the cost to acquire Kawhi Leonard means parting with a franchise player who clearly had an emotional connection with the fanbase and the city. But he appeared in just nine games for San Antonio last season because of an injured right quad. San Antonio Spurs icon and two-time National Basketball Association champion David Robinson shed some light on Leonard's private persona Monday in a chat with " The Jump's " ...
  • Jose Mourinho satisfied with Alexis Sanchez on return to side

    Jose Mourinho satisfied with Alexis Sanchez on return to side

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    The San Jose Earthquakes kept pace with English giants Manchester United in an worldwide friendly match at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Sunday, holding the Red Devils to a 0-0 draw while giving several of their young players useful minutes.
  • Omar Fraile wins stage 14 as Geraint Thomas stays in yellow

    Omar Fraile wins stage 14 as Geraint Thomas stays in yellow

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    As the dust settled on Moscon's dust-up with the French rider Elie Gesbert the Team Sky principal, Dave Brailsford , dismissed the impact his absence might have on the team, as the race enters its tough finale. "If you don't want worldwide teams to come, you can have a Tour de France for French teams". He added: "We're trying to remain dignified, we're trying to not get distracted by it".
  • Joe Hart: Manchester City keeper looking for permanent move after two loans

    Joe Hart: Manchester City keeper looking for permanent move after two loans

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    The eight-part documentary will be narrated by Ben Kingsley and according to Amazon it will give fans "a glimpse into the historic club and the personal stories of the players in a record-setting, Premier League-winning year". Set to the music of Oasis' hit Wonderwall, the trailer gives us a first look at fly-on-the-wall docu-series showing City's record-breaking season under Guardiola .
  • Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars

    Transfer: Jose Mourinho eager to sign two Real Madrid stars

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    According to a UK Sun report , the Red Devils squad members are now on tour of the United States of America with a mixed blend of experienced stars who did not play any role at the 2018 World Cup as well as youngsters that include the trio of Angel Gomes , Tahith Chong and RoShaun Williams.
  • Drake's 'Marvin's Room' Lyrics Get Viral Fan Rewrite After DeMar DeRozan Trade

    Drake's 'Marvin's Room' Lyrics Get Viral Fan Rewrite After DeMar DeRozan Trade

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    Just like most Raptors fans, the fan hasn't moved on from the blockbuster trade which sent their star to the Spurs in exchange for defensive stalwart, Kawhi Leonard . I think maybe my mistake was talking about what we expected going forward from him. The Raptors president was vague about just what he was apologizing for, other than some miscommunication, but he knew he needed to say he was sorry.
  • The Open 2018: Rory McIlroy has 'no regrets' after tie for second

    The Open 2018: Rory McIlroy has 'no regrets' after tie for second

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    Francesco Molinari kept the coolest head in Carnoustie as he steered a steady course through a wild afternoon of nailbiting tension at the British Open on Sunday to become the first Italian major champion. Even worse, Woods backed that up with a sloppy bogey on No. 12 and was two shots back playing catch-up against his unflappable Italian playing partner, who never allowed the door to open as much as a crack.
  • Forget dirt: NASCAR's Kyle Busch says we need more asphalt short tracks

    Forget dirt: NASCAR's Kyle Busch says we need more asphalt short tracks

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    All of them looked comfortable on the ever-changing dirt, and for good reason. "Honestly, I think a lot of the Cup guys that don't have dirt experience would be just fine and enjoy it. The pros are pretty obvious: Racing on a track that is known for excitement, offering fans something different and making the best drivers around prove themselves in yet another discipline, similar to the way most people think it's important to have road course races.
  • Matt Carpenter credits homemade salsa for home run binge

    Matt Carpenter credits homemade salsa for home run binge

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    During Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs , Carpenter clubbed home runs in each of the two games to mark his fifth and sixth dingers in his last four contests. While this new info certainly puts the adult Cubs fan in a better light, he still took a ball that was intended for a child and gave it away. The Cubs wanted to make sure the kid went home happy and delivered him a ball signed by infielder Javier Baez.
  • Proteas floundering despite Maharaj wicket haul

    Proteas floundering despite Maharaj wicket haul

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    Herath, who had picked up only one wicket in the first innings as the duo of Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera ran through the Proteas , was at his best as he bamboozled the tourists on a turning tack at the SSC in Colombo . Dananjaya remained unbeaten on 43. Maharaj's 9-129 is the second best by a South African in tests, behind only Hugh Tayfield's 9-113 against England in 1957, but his success brought little cheer to a side battling their own spin vulnerabilities.
  • Orioles get five propsects from LA for Machado

    Orioles get five propsects from LA for Machado

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    The Dodgers are in a close race in the NL West, leading Arizona by a half-game going into the second half. The D-backs trail the Los Angeles Dodgers by 0.5 games, but their task of making up that small deficit got immensely more hard.
  • Johnny Manziel traded to CFL's Alouettes

    Johnny Manziel traded to CFL's Alouettes

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    Manziel, 25, had been serving as a backup in Hamilton, where Jeremiah Masoli is entrenched as the starter after a CFL record nine-straight 300-yard passing performances. "With his great mobility, his athletic abilities and his instinct we believe that hewill have a positive impact on our offense". The 24-year-old played in five games in his rookie season, connecting on 18 of 35 passes for 175 yards and two interceptions.
  • Vettel says he will not lose sleep over 'small mistake'

    Vettel says he will not lose sleep over 'small mistake'

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    He believed his position was recognised by the stewards. Auto Motor und Sport said one analysis showed that between one race and the next, the increase was nearly 40 horse power. Vettel pummelled the steering wheel in frustration before getting out, the German's first retirement in a season that has so far brought him four wins.
  • British Open: Francesco Molinari wins Open championship as Tiger Woods falls short

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    Woods and Spieth were among five contenders to make double bogeys. But few golfers have ever captivated a crowd more, and it was like watching a tape of him in his pomp as he pulled the driver out of the bag and went on the attack. "A little ticked off at myself, for sure", Woods said. You can try and play smart golf, but some shots you just have to hit it straight. 'I had a chance starting that back nine to do something, and I didn't do it.