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Manchester City and Liverpool put down markers with impressive wins

Manchester City and Liverpool put down markers with impressive wins

Speaking of the defensive situation ahead of the game, the Liverpool manager said in his pre-match press conference , "Dejan will not be available for the weekend, that's how it is. Keita's excellent close control and ball carrying qualities meant Liverpool enjoyed a smooth transition from defence to offence. Palace had already, to a certain extent, secured a victory before the season started in keeping their skilful Ivorian forward and warding off courting rivals . Read More

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Wake Forest assistant coach charged with assault in man’s death

Wake Forest assistant coach charged with assault in man’s death

According to reports , he had left his brother's hotel room, possibly in a state of intoxication, and was banging on cars in search of an Uber ride he had ordered. Out of respect for the Szabo family and the integrity of the ongoing investigation, the Jones family requests privacy moving forward in this matter. His attorney, Alain Massena, said in a statement : "The court made the proper ruling with the charges, and the District Attorney's office made the proper ruling with the charges". Read More

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The transfer market bores me, says new Chelsea boss Sarri

The transfer market bores me, says new Chelsea boss Sarri

The Roma stopper will move to Anfield for £67m, making him the most expensive goalkeeper in history and it will mean Chelsea must look elsewhere. "He is the best player at the club and we need Chelsea to keep the best players", Fabregas said at a news conference in Australia today ahead of the club's first preseason game versus Perth Glory on Monday. Read More

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Anthony Martial makes United return

Anthony Martial makes United return

You still pass the ball and you move, it's not hard, and now United have talented players in the team and can improve on being runners up. Although United finished their USA tour with a 2-1 victory over European champions Real Madrid , Mourinho was distracted by questions around Martial's absence. Read More

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Urban Meyer on hot seat over handling of assistant abuse claims

Urban Meyer on hot seat over handling of assistant abuse claims

It's alleged that Shelley Meyer had intimate knowledge that the wife of former OSU wide receivers coach Zach Smith , Courtney Smith , was being physically abused by the assistant. Zach Smith was charged with criminal trespassing and a protection order was filed. Coach Jim Tressel was sacked in 2011 for lying to the NCAA and university of about rules violations committed by some of his players. Read More

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Pep Guardiola: Leroy Sane ‘far away’ from his best form

Pep Guardiola: Leroy Sane ‘far away’ from his best form

Yet with the Euro 2020 qualifiers on the horizon, Sane, who refused to comment on the Mezut Ozil racism scandal which has engulfed German football, believes he will have a chance to resurrect his global career under Guardiola's guidance. I'm pretty sure they are going to make a good season. "I don't know yet but I won't play for another club in England". "In the past it didn't happen, years ago, and that is good for our future. Read More

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'My eyes are burning': Tour chaos as riders hit by tear gas

'My eyes are burning': Tour chaos as riders hit by tear gas

Thomas now leads by one minute and 59 seconds from Team Sunweb's Tom Dumoulin , with Froome falling to third, two minutes and 31 seconds down after conceding another 48 seconds. Froome is attempting to match the Tour record of five victories shared by Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain. "I want to say that I'm happy to be here after that tough moment", he said. Read More

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Brilliant New Zealand romp to World Sevens crown

Brilliant New Zealand romp to World Sevens crown

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 represents the third edition of the women's competition and the seventh of the men's, which was first held at Murrayfield, Scotland, in 1993. Attention on Sunday will turn to the men's competition, where New Zealand will also be bidding to retain their title. "It's going to be extremely tough with the knock-out format and the quality of teams". Read More

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Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp backs Dejan Lovren after Croatia World Cup run

Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp backs Dejan Lovren after Croatia World Cup run

From my point of view, people said I had a hard season but I don't agree. "I showed that I took Liverpool to the Champions League final and now with my national team we are in the final". Before this game they said we are exhausted but we showed in extra-time we had fresher legs than them. "We will never forget this". "But we enjoy to play against big teams, as we showed against Argentina, and have nothing to lose". Read More

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HNS: Vukojević 'Relieved of Duties' for National Team After Pro-Ukraine Comments

HNS: Vukojević 'Relieved of Duties' for National Team After Pro-Ukraine Comments

However, Vukojevic, who was capped 55 times by Croatia between 2007 and 2014, was not spared by the Croatian Football Federation who have relieved him of his duties with immediate effect. "Ognjen Vukojević and Domagoj Vida likewise apologize for their statements , which were in no way meant to have political connotations, yet which unfortunately left room for such interpretations". Read More

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'Today is D-Day': Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

'Today is D-Day': Rescuers begin mission to extract Thai cave boys

The boys, aged from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were found by British cave diving specialists nine days after they ventured in, dishevelled and hungry, on a ledge several kilometres inside the cave. Retrieving the boys from the muddy bank on which they took refuge requires a almost 11-hour round trip through 4 km of winding, submerged pathways, tunnels and fast-flowing, freezing water. Read More

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Brazil vs. Mexico final score, recap

Brazil vs. Mexico final score, recap

Mexico started the game in bright fashion and were level until the 55th minute when Neymar converted Willian's cross. And it was the right foot that helped to break through Mexico's stern resistance in Samara. "I think it's more an attempt to undermine me than anything else", Neymar responded. He also said that "for a generation of Mexican players, this was the last opportunity to reach a World Cup quarter-final in their prime". Read More

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Ireland hammered by India in Malahide

Ireland hammered by India in Malahide

While Rahul has been a constant part of the T20I squad , Ajinkya Rahane's omission from the ODI squad means that he is once again a contender for the number four spot when the three-match series against England begins on July 12. Wrist-spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal snared seven wickets between them in Wednesday's win and are expected to retain their place for the clash. Read More

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Celtics reportedly 'unlikely' to trade for Kawhi Leonard

Celtics reportedly 'unlikely' to trade for Kawhi Leonard

According to Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon , James will officially become a free agent by turning down his contract option for next season. The publication noted that Griffin was the same person who predicted Kyrie Irving getting traded to the Boston Celtics and that he still has connections within the National Basketball Association despite the fact he no longer works as a Cavs executive. Read More

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Messi on a mission as Argentina train with renewed hope

Messi on a mission as Argentina train with renewed hope

Messi wasn't there. Instead, representatives from Argentina's delegation were in attendance. That irked the French team, and coach Didier Deschamps said the comments were "not something particularly pleasant". The Everton midfielder missed a penalty against Nigeria , and his team will need to do more to share the attacking burden, in particular by being more effective at set pieces. Read More

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Portugal held by late Iran penalty but still make last 16

Portugal held by late Iran penalty but still make last 16

Substitute Iago Aspas scored in stoppage-time to earn Spain a point against the North Africans which gave them top spot in Group B and a knockout game next against hosts Russian Federation. In Brazil four years ago, as defending champion, Spain didn't progress from its group. The previous holder of the record for Portugal was Cristiano Ronaldo (33 years, 135 days), when he scored the victor against Morocco . Read More

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