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After scoring 10 runs for him in his previous six starts, four in the last four, he has been backed by 27 runs his last three times out, winning each start. LeBron James and Martina Navratilova, among others, have used Twitter to strongly criticize Trump's shifting comments about the protests in Charlottesville, and another National Basketball Association star, Kevin Durant, said he would skip a possible visit by the league champion Warriors to the White House because "I don't respect who's in ...
  • 1 as Federer pulls out of Cincinnati

    1 as Federer pulls out of Cincinnati

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    Rafael Nadal will overtake Andy Murray to reclaim the world number one ranking next week after Roger Federer announced his withdrawal from the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati with a back problem. The Cincinnati Master leads up to the the US Open, the final Grand Slam of the year, which begins on 28 August. Federer joins a long list of high-profile absentees from the Cincinnati draw.
  • Arsenal anxious Alexis Sanchez could revive attempts to leave this month

    Arsenal anxious Alexis Sanchez could revive attempts to leave this month

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    The newspaper says that Arsenal have chose to bow to those demands and have put a deal on the table worth £300,000 a week, with the ball now back in Sanchez's court. As well as the silverware, Arsenal's supporters have also had a major signing to celebrate after Wenger broke the club's transfer record to sign prolific French striker Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon .
  • Yankees Fan Films Hilarious Reaction To Late-Inning Collapse

    Yankees Fan Films Hilarious Reaction To Late-Inning Collapse

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    Red Sox rookies Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi can simply swing the bat. Sale had no trouble cutting through the NY lineup on July 15, when he scattered three hits and struck out 13 over 7 2/3 scoreless innings. But left fielder Brett Gardner raced over to make an off-balance catch, giving the Yankees a chance for some more late-inning magic. "I was thinking hit the ball up the middle, but you can't plan a home run", the 20-year old said afterwards.
  • Pellegrino and Clement criticise wantaway stars as Southampton and Swansea draw

    Pellegrino and Clement criticise wantaway stars as Southampton and Swansea draw

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    However Southampton's shambolic finishing will be the headline grabber, with Maya Yoshida , Manolo Gabbiadini, Charlie Austin and Dusan Tadic all having multiple opportunities to break the deadlock. "We couldn't, because football is like this - sometimes with a couple of chances you can score, but today we couldn't". The new season offered little to be excited about from an attacking perspective as Swansea only managed two shots - neither on target - in the entire 90 minutes at St Mary's.
  • Iran's parliament ratifies motion to counter USA

    Iran's parliament ratifies motion to counter USA "terrorist" acts in region

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    A total of 240 parliamentarians out of 244 present voted for the bill. It proposes that the government allocates an additional $260m for the "development of the missile programme" and the same amount to Iran's Quds Force, a branch of the country's Revolutionary Guards Corps, the official state news agency Irna said.
  • Liverpool want £137m for Philippe Coutinho

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    The odds will no longer be stacked in Liverpool's favour after this". He has missed training in the run up to the clash with a back injury, though is actually believed to be fully fit. Barcelona's follow-up bid came after the Merseyside club first rejected a £72m offer for the Brazil global last month. Coutinho stated his desire to leave via email.
  • Rooney grabs victor on Everton homecoming

    Rooney grabs victor on Everton homecoming

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    While he can also play on the flanks when required by his manager, he has shown that he is the most effective when deployed as a central forward. Negotiations with Porto have proved frustrating but Press Association Sport understands a deal just in excess of B£7million has now been agreed and the player has settled his own outstanding contractual issues with the Portuguese club, which had been a contributory factor in delaying the deal.
  • Footage Finally Released Of Conor McGregor's Knockdown Of Paulie Malignaggi

    Footage Finally Released Of Conor McGregor's Knockdown Of Paulie Malignaggi

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    So the proverbial gloves are off, and the saga between McGregor and Malignaggi is more heated and dramatic and ever, just when you thought it couldn't get any more of either or those. We were anxious about him. McGregor invited Malignaggi to camp to gain experience sparring a high-level boxer ahead of the showdown. Among Malignaggi's biggest complaints was one particular shot where he was laying on the ground with McGregor standing over top of him after an apparent knockdown.
  • Tottenham Hotspur: Is Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs Team Now a Selling Club?

    Tottenham Hotspur: Is Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs Team Now a Selling Club?

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    He added: "I've seen a couple of players previously saying, "We don't need a top signing or signings". Glass half empty: Spurs first XI is as strong as any in the division but a lack of activity in the transfer market this summer could see them left behind by the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and United.
  • Ronaldo rested and ready for Barca in Spanish Super Cup

    Ronaldo rested and ready for Barca in Spanish Super Cup

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    It's rare for transfers between archrivals Barcelona and Real to materialise, and one should think this case will be no different, unless the Catalans trigger Asensio's release clause and he pushes for the move. AS now claims that a reliable club source has confirmed that the agreement is all but done and will be announced in the coming days. Those successes add to those Zidane achieved as a player with Madrid , having won a league title, the Champions League, two Spanish Super Cups and ...
  • Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games Under Personal Conduct Policy

    Cowboys Ezekiel Elliott Suspended Six Games Under Personal Conduct Policy

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    Elliott has three days to file a notice of appeal . The Chiefs will be the second game Elliot suits up for after opening against the Washington Redskins in Week 8. Elliott was accused of hitting his ex-girlfriend while the two were in a vehicle together. Elliott wasn't arrested, and the case was not forwarded to prosecutors for review.
  • Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles

    Bills trade Watkins to Rams; get Matthews from Eagles

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    Not coincidentally, Jim Schwartz was the defensive coordinator in Buffalo for Darby's rookie season. Besides, if the Eagles are developing offensively around free agents Torrey Smith and Alshon Jeffery, there should be less emphasis on the role of the slot receiver.
  • Los Angeles Rams Acquire WR Sammy Watkins from the Buffalo Bills

    Los Angeles Rams Acquire WR Sammy Watkins from the Buffalo Bills

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    L.A. deserves some credit for making a move and trying to get better at the position, but they took a chance on an injury-prone receiver and gave up a high draft pick and a starter to do so. The 24-year-old is scheduled for free agency in the spring, meaning the Rams are taking a considerable gamble in sending Gaines and a second-round pick to Buffalo for potentially one year of Watkins if he leaves.
  • Can Arsenal REALLY reject Chelsea's £35m transfer bid for the Ox?

    Can Arsenal REALLY reject Chelsea's £35m transfer bid for the Ox?

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    The Daily Star say Premier League champions Chelsea are ready to step up their interest in Oxlade-Chamberlain and table a £35m offer. When Arsenal fans were forced to accept after last season's disappointing Premier League campaign, which saw us miss out on the Champions League for the first time in many years, that the long serving manager Arsene Wenger would not be replaced as many of us hoped, it was with the proviso that things would change.
  • Branden Albert Now Wants To Play For Jaguars In 2017

    Branden Albert Now Wants To Play For Jaguars In 2017

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    It might not be as easy as Albert jumping back in at left tackle. "During my short stint in Jacksonville, I quickly realized that they are working incredibly hard to turn the corner and I truly believe that they will find success in the coming years", Albert said via an email from the Jaguars when he announced his retirement July 31.
  • Alberto Contador to call time on cycling career after Vuelta

    Alberto Contador to call time on cycling career after Vuelta

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    Contador is a three-time victor of the Vuelta, sealing victories in 2008, 2012 and 2014, while he was also Giro champion in 2008 and 2015. Two-time Tour de France champion Alberto Contador will retire from professional cycling next month, the rider announced on Monday.