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Who wouldn't like to play every week in those conditions?" " Aberdeen only had one idea, to lump it in the box, and I'm pleased with the players, I'm delighted and I can't go away from here disappointed with any of them". Morelos retaliated and aimed a kick at McKenna and received his marching orders. On Saturday, Celtic - coached by one of Gerrard's former managers at Liverpool , Brendan Rodgers - began their bid for an eighth consecutive Scottish Premiership title in style with a ...
  • Manchester United to sign Toby Alderweireld in next 48 hours

    Manchester United to sign Toby Alderweireld in next 48 hours

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    Jose Mourinho had made the Belgian centre-back a top priority at the end of last season. Manchester United had appeared to be in pole position to sign Mina but recent reports have suggested they have switched their attentions back to Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld .
  • O´Connell takes Stade Francais role

    O´Connell takes Stade Francais role

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    Paul will bring his value and experience to our team thanks to his leadership ability and tactical and technical knowledge. The former Munster and Ireland captain has been working as assistant coach of Ireland's U20s since December past year.
  • Konta crashes out in Silicon Valley, Azarenka retires hurt

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    Unseeded Maria Sakkari of Greece delivered a thrilling encore performance to her previous upset over Venus Williams to beat Danielle Collins and reach her first WTA final at the Silicon Valley Classic on Saturday. No.4 seed Elise Mertens and No.5 seed Mihaela Buzarnescu will fight for her maiden Premier-level final of their careers. Mertens, a Belgian, saved two set points in the first set, forced a tiebreak and won four straight games in the second set for a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over ...
  • Angels Manager Mike Scioscia to Reportedly Step Down After Season

    Angels Manager Mike Scioscia to Reportedly Step Down After Season

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    Scioscia is in the final season of a 10-year, $50 million contract and according to Major League Baseball on FOX's Ken Rosenthal, this will mark the end of his tenure with the Angels . We mentioned earlier that Scioscia is now the longest-tenured manager in baseball, but he's actually one of the longest tenured with the same team of all time.
  • Daniel Ricciardo joins Renault F1 for 2019 season

    Daniel Ricciardo joins Renault F1 for 2019 season

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    Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia walks after the second free practice session of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit, in Mogyorod, Hungary, Friday, July 27, 2018. His exit from Red Bull has also been announced on Formula One's official website. Rumors suggest that Sainz, who is now on loan to Renault for the season, may step up to the Milton Keynes team.
  • Gonzalo Higuain reveals why he snubbed Blues for AC Milan

    Gonzalo Higuain reveals why he snubbed Blues for AC Milan

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    But the only person who wanted me there (at Chelsea ) was him. If the 30-year-old can maintain his scintillating club form for Milan this season, Chelsea may rue their failure to impress him - especially as they are not now blessed with a wealth of in-form goalscorers.
  • Anti-violence marchers take message to ballpark

    Anti-violence marchers take message to ballpark

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    Protesters plan to close the northbound lanes of the Drive between Diversey and Belmont avenues at 4 p.m. - peak traffic hour - before pivoting west to Clark Street and up to Wrigley Field. "It's not a requirement to get arrested to be part of the march, but we are willing to". The demonstration came nearly a month after anti-violence protesters shut down traffic on a Chicago interstate.
  • Chelsea boss Sarri: I hope Guardiola not upset about Jorginho

    Chelsea boss Sarri: I hope Guardiola not upset about Jorginho

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    The 26-year-old goalkeeper has been linked with a move to Santiago Bernabeu for some time after making no secret of his desire to be reunited with his young family in Spain. Sarri says he had a "positive conversation" with the player on Thursday. Newspaper reports are suggesting that Chelsea are prepared to listen to offers for striker Olivier Giroud as Maurizio Sarri has deemed the World Cup victor surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge .
  • Steven Gerrard blasts long ball Aberdeen following draw with Rangers

    Steven Gerrard blasts long ball Aberdeen following draw with Rangers

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    Gerrard was upset with the decisions that went against his side and suggested the Light Blues have been suffering from sub-standard officiating for years. "We showed today we are a class above Aberdeen ", Gerrard told Sky Sports . The Ibrox boss claimed Morelos was provoked by McKenna but admits the Colombian should not have lashed out.
  • Stradivarius wins second Goodwood Cup

    Stradivarius wins second Goodwood Cup

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    John Gosden's star stayer had already won the Yorkshire Cup and the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot this season, leaving him on course to land the bonus if he could add the Goodwood Cup and next month's Lonsdale Cup at York through the inaugural WH Stayers' Million.
  • Reading vs. Derby County - Football Match Report

    Reading vs. Derby County - Football Match Report

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    Clement, who was previously in charge of the Rams , is preparing his Reading team for the league opener. Asked why he and Gerrard, who has signed a four-year contract with the Scottish club, chose to swap a comfortable lifestyle - with both having worked as TV pundits - for the pressures of management, the 40-year-old said: "Because you miss the bug".
  • Andy Murray angered and in tears over late finish

    Andy Murray angered and in tears over late finish

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    Andy Murray booked his place in the last 16 at the Citi Open in Washington - prevailing in the Battle of the Brits against Kyle Edmund 7-6 (7/4) 1-6 6-4. Open, part of his comeback from surgery on his right hip. "I basically spent the first match defending, I was playing quite far behind the baseline".
  • Crockett out as Crusaders go for ninth Super Rugby title

    Crockett out as Crusaders go for ninth Super Rugby title

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    Tafua broke his arm in the semifinal match against the Hurricanes in Christchurch last weekend and will miss the final and the All Blacks' Rugby Championship campaign. Courtnall Skosan will start on the left wing ahead of Aphiwe Dyantyi, who left the field against the Waratahs due to a hamstring injury. Wyatt Crockett's decorated Super Rugby career has come to an end.
  • Johanna Konta denied by Elise Me in Silicon Valley Classic

    Johanna Konta denied by Elise Me in Silicon Valley Classic

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    She advanced to face American Danielle Collins - with the victor reaching her first WTA final. Maria Sakkari , of Greece, celebrates after winning a point against Venus Williams , of the United States, during the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic tennis tournament in San Jose, Calif., Friday, Aug.
  • Woods and Mickelson set for $10m head-to-head clash

    Woods and Mickelson set for $10m head-to-head clash

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    Woods is now -2 in the first round of the WGC event at Firestone, returning to the course to compete for the first time in four years, having previously won this tournament on eight occasions. The possibility of a contest between the former Ryder Cup team-mates has been mooted since the Players Championship in May, when they played the first two rounds at Sawgrass in the same group.
  • Anthony Martial left out of squad after Chelsea transfer link

    Anthony Martial left out of squad after Chelsea transfer link

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    However, he did not rejoin the club while they finished up their overseas tour, leading to speculation over his exit. As Chelsea value Willian at the same £75million that United place on Martial, The Mirror report that a straight swap deal could work out best for all parties involved.
  • England v India: 5 things we learned from 1st Test

    England v India: 5 things we learned from 1st Test

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    But fellow England all-rounder Sam Curran was named man-of-the-match after starring with both bat and ball. The 29-year-old, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, had managed just 134 runs in 10 innings during five Tests on his maiden tour of England four years ago.
  • Venus reaches San Jose quarter-finals, Keys withdraws AFP, Los Angeles

    Venus reaches San Jose quarter-finals, Keys withdraws AFP, Los Angeles

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    The other two quarter-final match-ups were decided on Wednesday, when Britain's Johanna Konta followed up her stunning defeat of Serena Williams with a straight-sets victory over U.S. "She was playing really well and I just tried to execute my game because I didn't practise". Watson has little time to dwell on Thursday's defeat, as she and Mihaela Buzarnescu face Johanna Konta and Shuai Zhang in doubles on Friday.
  • Vikings' Randy Moss inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday

    Vikings' Randy Moss inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday

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    So take advantage of the reps you get. "You set the standard for hard work and dedication, and it was fantastic to watch". The former Chicago Bears linebacker is set to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, and he got to put on his iconic gold jacket a day early with the rest of his class.
  • Albert Celades brought in as Lopetegui's assistant at Real Madrid

    Albert Celades brought in as Lopetegui's assistant at Real Madrid

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    Gareth Bale also scored for the European champions as the Welshman served notice that he is going to produce despite the loss of Ronaldo. It appears some Real Madrid players are unhappy with club captain Sergio Ramos . When Cristiano Ronaldo made his extraordinary switch from Real Madrid to Juventus , many marked August 4 as a date to watch. It was the first pre-season defeat for Juventus , who were without many of their key attackers for their U.S.
  • United 'Hopeful' Of Completing Alderweireld Move

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    If Spurs were to sell Dembele without a proper replacement, then their midfield would be extremely thin when compared to other supposed title contenders. How could Manchester United line up next season after the transfer window? Man Utd have been linked with the likes of Leicester City's Harry Maguire and Barcelona's Yerry Mina in recent weeks but their interest in Alderweireld has been well documented in the media for several months with widespread reports suggesting Mourinho is ...
  • Trump rips LeBron James' smarts hours before rally in Ohio

    Trump rips LeBron James' smarts hours before rally in Ohio

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    Mrs. Trump's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, said in a statement Saturday. "He's trying to divide our sport, but at the end of the day, sport is the reason why we all come together". James had criticized Trump over his attacks on athletes in a CNN interview Monday that re-aired Friday, seemingly prompting the president's latest Twitter outburst.
  • Lions, Crusaders set up another Super final

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    The Crusaders' 25-17 win over the Lions in the final at altitude in Jo'burg previous year was undeniably one of the club's greatest victories. The defending champions will have the added advantage this year of playing the season-finale at home in Christchurch.
  • More to Test cricket than runs and wickets - Joe Root

    More to Test cricket than runs and wickets - Joe Root

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    While a fifth day will not be needed to decide this match, those who have populated the stands on days one to three have little cause to complain about value for money. Talking about his first-innings century, Kohli said: "From the team's point of view, the century was probably up there". It was billed to be a contest between England's most prolific wicket-taker James Anderson and India's top batsman Virat Kohli .
  • Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 to open Bridgestone Invitational

    Tiger Woods shoots 4-under 66 to open Bridgestone Invitational

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    Andrews Links , the Home of Golf. This is the previous year of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio , as it is being replaced by another WGC event next season in Memphis. "It motivated me and I've definitely improved my game in the last few years". "I've got to manage that and really make sure I take it easy in my practice sessions and make sure I'm ready for the tournament rounds".
  • Murray upsets Edmund in Washington — ATP roundup

    Murray upsets Edmund in Washington — ATP roundup

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    So no, by any measure, it has not been easy for the two-time Wimbledon and two-time Olympic gold champion. Chile's Nicolas Jarry beat Verdasco 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-3, and Spain's Jaume Munar topped Haase 7-6 (5), 6-4. "I feel better than I did during the grasscourt season, which is positive", said the Scot. "It will hopefully be good for me in the long run and we'll try and keep it going this week", Murray said afterwards.
  • Rory McIlroy revives WGC hopes with encouraging finish to second day

    Rory McIlroy revives WGC hopes with encouraging finish to second day

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    And I flew the green on 10 after hitting a good drive. To me, they felt faster than what they were playing and I just had a hard time hitting the putts hard enough, but when I did, I poured them in. The 29-year-old, who lifted the title in Akron four years ago, holed a flawless bunker escape for birdie at 17 and finally managed to control the distance with a wedge approach to the last, clipping it to four feet to set up his fifth gain of the day.
  • Morata Changes Chelsea Shirt Number To No.29 For Class Reason

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    Morata , who scored 11 goals in 31 Premier League appearances last season, has been the subject of transfer speculation over the summer, but new Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said he was "very confident in him for the future" after his side's pre-season tie with Inter Milan.
  • West Ham are reportedly eyeing up Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater

    West Ham are reportedly eyeing up Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater

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    West Ham have signed Xande Silva from Vitória de Guimarães. Now 28 years old, Brahimi joined Porto from Spanish side Granada in 2014 and has regularly been linked with a move away from the club. I will give West Ham 100 per cent on the pitch every time I play. West Ham's Premier League rivals Southampton and Crystal Palace are also said to be keen on securing a deal for the England global.
  • Bale can fill Ronaldo void: Lopetegui

    Bale can fill Ronaldo void: Lopetegui

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    The tactician was asked about the possibility after the International Champions Cup match against Barcelona , per Aaron Fowler of Sky Sports . "He can help fill the void". However, with Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo having since left the Bernabeu, it seems as though things have changed, with new Real coach Lopetegui revealing that Bale will be a key part of his side for the upcoming campaign.
  • Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho

    Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho

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    Andreas Pereira scored a free-kick for United but could not stop Liverpool making it two wins from three in the tournament and completing a Manchester double after their 2-1 win over Premier League champions City on Thursday. The Red Devils won the Europa League and League Cup in Mourinho's first campaign at the club. Critics suggest he is caught in a repetitive pattern seen at previous clubs where his reign turned sour in the third season.
  • Steve Bruce reveals why Spurs have not signed Jack Grealish yet

    Steve Bruce reveals why Spurs have not signed Jack Grealish yet

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    Despite a summer's worth of rumors on the subject Tottenham have apparently failed to lodge a formal bid for the player. If Jorge Mendes can bring me a player like he has just done I've been delighted. Though it is true that the club struck gold with Dele Alli there is some logic in there thinking that lightning might not necessarily strike twice. Or Eriksen.
  • Johnny Manziel very rusty in CFL debut with Montreal Alouettes

    Johnny Manziel very rusty in CFL debut with Montreal Alouettes

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    I did a bad job of setting the tone on that first drive. There were flickers of the scrambling quarterback who was so electrifying when he won the Heisman Trophy in 2012, but there also was little he could accomplish with so much rust and so little familiarity with his new teammates in his first regular season game since December 27, 2015, with the Cleveland Browns .
  • Liverpool have 'all the ingredients' to win titles - Lallana

    Liverpool have 'all the ingredients' to win titles - Lallana

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    This is Liverpool's penultimate fixture in a pre-season that has offered great encouragement, most recently burying Jose Mourinho's Manchester United by four goals to one in their final fixture of the International Champions Cup . "This initial training session has been useful for me to see what our playing style should be in the Premier League". "I think maybe Liverpool have struggled in the past when they've played so-called "weaker" teams [in pre-season] and have maybe not hit ...
  • The Preseason Coaches’ Poll Comes Out Today

    The Preseason Coaches’ Poll Comes Out Today

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    Defending national champion Alabama earned 61 first-place votes to take the No. 1 spot followed by Clemson (3 first-place votes), Ohio State (1) and Georgia . That means MI will face five of the teams ranked inside the top 12 this season, further enhancing the notion that the Maize and Blue's schedule is one of the toughest in the nation.
  • President Trump bashes LeBron James, CNN host Don Lemon after watching interview

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    Trump spent much of the night retweeting Drudge Report, including one about the New York Times controversial new editorial hire Sarah Jeong who has been scrutinized for her anti-white and anti-cop tweets. As for George, James said he did not have "many" conversations about teaming up and that he supports his decision to stay in Oklahoma. The basketball player appeared at a rally for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential campaign in his home state of OH, a critical swing state ...
  • England v India: Virat Kohli stands in the way of Test victory

    England v India: Virat Kohli stands in the way of Test victory

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    England pacer James Anderson has said he believes no one is invincible in world cricket and that he can get India captain Virat Kohli out early on Day 4 of the ongoing Edgbaston Test. He was dropped by Dawid Malan at first slip on 21, edged three times short of fielders behind the wicket, then glanced another edge through the right hand of the diving Malan when on 51.
  • Alouettes announce Manziel will make CFL debut against Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    Alouettes announce Manziel will make CFL debut against Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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    And it's interesting to hear those from a CFL quarterback, especially one who wasn't lighting up the league with his own play; Adams completed just 15 of 28 passes (53.6 percent) Thursday for 217 yards with no touchdowns and an interception, so he doesn't exactly have a whole lot of room to wonder why fans were chanting for his backup.