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Celtic humbled in 7-0 defeat to Barcelona

Messi's first goal set the tone for the rest of the match where Neymar and Messi showed why they are considered to be the best in the world. "Of course it's never nice professionally". Neymar then got his name on the scoresheet five minutes into the second half when he fired home a free-kick to start a 10-minute three-goal spread. Read More

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Newton throws four TDs, Panthers top 49ers, 46-27

Newton throws four TDs, Panthers top 49ers, 46-27

Carolina went 15-1 during the regular season previous year and while they are without Josh Norman they did get Kelvin Benjamin back who was quite active in his season debut and he will be leaned on heavily again in this one. Last week, Newton threw for 194 yards and one touchdown, and rushed for 54 yards and a touchdown. PANTHERS WR Kelvin Benjamin , back after missing last season with torn ACL, had 6-91-1 receiving on 12 targets in Week 1 loss. Read More

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Rio Paralympics: five highlights to remember

After Hynd won in a world record of 2mins 20.01secs, Steph Millward finished second in the corresponding women's event. Aside the medals the team broke six World Records in the process. China fell less than half a second short of the world record as they took gold in the men's 4x100m medley 34 points. She and the USA were disqualified from the 4x400m relay. Read More

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Roberto Firmino eyes being key player for Liverpool

Roberto Firmino eyes being key player for Liverpool

Georginio Wijnaldum believes that Jurgen Klopp is trying to build something special at Liverpool , and says he feels "blessed" to play for the club. "I played against Klopp's teams for four-and-a-half years in the Bundesliga", former Hoffenheim forward Firmino told The Daily Mail on Thursday. They were words to Sturridge's ears after a magnificent performance from the striker, who was involved in each of the first three goals, assisting Mane superbly for number two. Read More

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Chargers drop season opener to Chiefs in overtime

Quarterback Philip Rivers completed 18 of his first 22 passes for 162 yards and a touchdown. NEW ORLEANS - Derek Carr hit Seth Roberts for a 10-yard touchdown with 47 seconds left, then connected with Michael Crabtree on a 2-point conversion, and the Oakland Raiders pulled out a season-opening 35-34 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Read More

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Kyle Larson posts fastest speed in final Sprint Cup practice

Kyle Larson posts fastest speed in final Sprint Cup practice

After winning his first Sprint Cup title of his career last year , Busch would appear to be even more driven to defend his title in this year's Chase, which will make its second stop at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 25. "Despite that, I believe that six-time will kick off the Chase with a big victory at Chicagoland this Sunday". No apologies were given in the meeting, they said, but none were necessary. Read More

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US Open champ Wawrinka notes 9/11 in victory

And that 6-7 (1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 victory over No. 1-ranked and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final on Sunday night was only the latest evidence. Not bad for a guy who said his goal when he started out was to "maybe one day play a French Open". "You are a great champion and great person and it is because of you that I am who I am today". Read More

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George Washington dismisses coach

George Washington dismisses coach

Jackson understands the challenges FSU presentsWhat message is Penn State sending by honoring Paterno?Cubs setting up rot. On-court success wasn't an issue for Lonergan after leading George Washington to a total of 23 wins in his first two seasons at the helm. Read More

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Despite criticism, Penn State honours Paterno during game

Louisville taking a page from The GreatestJay Paterno wants Penn State to get its name backWade spreading message of unity with bike rideCook's focus is staying the coursesc To commemorat. Penn State president Eric Barron on Thursday said commemorating the 1966 game "is the logical thing to do". It is unclear when Paterno became aware of Sandusky's activity, although it's highly likely that he knew for decades , an accusation that was confirmed in a report that came out earlier this year. Read More

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Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0

Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (right) vies with Arsenal's French defender Laurent Koscielny (center), next to Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Adrien Rabiot during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between Paris-Saint-Germain vs Arsenal FC, on Saturday at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris . Read More

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Conte adamant Fabregas' future is at Chelsea

Conte adamant Fabregas' future is at Chelsea

I'm pleased with him and he's working very well. Antonio Conte said he is not anxious about the potential ban Diego Costa could receive in the 2016/17 Premier League . "But I want this from a player, putting many doubts in my mind over choosing someone else". Fabregas has yet to start a Premier League match this season, with Brazilian midfielder Oscar preferred by Conte in the role of conductor. Read More

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Australians Shaun Marsh, Faulkner out of South Africa tour

The 26-year-old jumped and landed awkwardly on training equipment on his left knee and required immediate medical attention. Following the trip to South Africa, where Australia will play one ODI against Ireland before a five-match series against the hosts, the Baggy Greens are back in action in a home Test series against the Proteas in November. Read More

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When is the NASCAR Darlington Race? What TV Channel is it on?

WHO'S HOT: Kyle Larson followed up his win at MI last week with a third-place at Darlington . This is a race I always wanted to win. I've led a lot of laps here and I feel like something always happens. Harvick could not overcome his shoddy pit showing and was frustrated with his team. "I'm over being a cheerleader", Harvick said. "Those guys get paid a lot of money to perform on pit road and cheerleading really hasn't been working", he said. Read More

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Gundogan set to embellish relentless Manchester City

Guardiola says his team needs support - support from the fans. I hope it will go on like that. Star striker Sergio Aguero registered a second hat-trick in as many Champions League games this season as Manchester City easily beat Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 to claim their seventh straight win under new coach Josep Guardiola. Read More

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No. 1 pick Jared Goff will be Rams' backup QB on Sunday

The Los Angeles Rams per ESPN's John Clayton are getting ready to offer head coach Jeff Fisher a three-year contract extension. I got to attend their second game, against the Kansas City Chiefs , and I was amazed at how many Rams jerseys - many of them old-school from their first Los Angeles stint over 20 years ago - were walking around the concourse. Read More

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Brandon Marshall Injury: Updates on Jets Star's Knee and Return

The Buffalo Bills linebacker can rush off the edge, play the run and drop into coverage so having him on the field is important to say the least. He went to the locker room for a bit, but returned to the game a short time later. On the ensuing Buffalo drive, Taylor tossed his first interception of the season on a deep route to Sammy Watkins. Matt Forte scored three touchdowns and had 100 rushing yards on 30 carries. Read More

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Jurgen Klopp: What I really think of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Jurgen Klopp: What I really think of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Klopp has studied the video of Costa's performance at the Liberty Stadium and recognises Liverpool will be facing one of the most in-form forwards in Europe; it is a challenge has demanded his squad meet head on. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp took the chance to praise Adam Lallana , who also happens to be his neighbour. "He is a great manager, something like "Pep Guardiola of Juventus" if you want". Read More

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Steelers WR Wheaton practices, hopeful to play vs. Bengals

Steelers WR Wheaton practices, hopeful to play vs. Bengals

Many times last season the Steelers defense would allow first down after first down, drive after drive. The Bengals play at Pittsburgh next Sunday in a long-awaited game. At the end of the play the Steelers were flagged for a block in the back. To continue the emotional roller coaster regarding Shazier's availability, NFL Network reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala reported on Wednesday that the Steelers are still hopeful the vital defensive contributor will play against Cincinnati. Read More

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Chelsea XI to beat Liverpool

The England global said of Klopp: "I feel like I get him and get what he wants from us". The Brazil centre-back, 29, returned to Chelsea from Paris Saint-Germain on transfer deadline day for a reported fee of 32 million pounds ($42.2 million, 37.5 million euros). Read More

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UEFA elects new president

The FA has welcomed the appointment of Aleksander Ceferin as the new President of UEFA . The agenda centred on who would replace Michel Platini at the helm of European football's governing body, with Slovenian FA President Ceferin up against his counterpart from the Netherlands, Michael van Praag . Read More

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Carson Wentz Era Begins Week 1: Excitement Builds Despite Inexperience

He said he plans to run after him as much as he can . This is why we drafted him. "At that time, he wasn't the right fit for us", Jackson said. "And to do that, sometimes you have to do things like this that aren't so easy to do". He studies. He pays attention to detail. "We've got to be smart in how we handle it but at the same time fully expect him to perform how he's capable of performing in what we've seen throughout OTAs and training camp". Read More

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Brazil's former Speaker sacked over cash 'lies'

The once-powerful speaker of Congress' lower house is the latest top politician to fall before the mammoth corruption scandals that have caused widespread anger among Brazilians. But after his success in delivering April's vote to impeach, Mr Cunha's position began to unravel quickly. Cunha's fate has many politicians anxious because he has threatened to bring down others by revealing cases of corruption that could endanger members of the government of Brazil's new President Michel Temer ... Read More

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Rejuvenated Raheem Sterling ready to fight for Manchester City place

Guardiola also backed new keeper Claudio Bravo, whose blunder gifted Manchester United a goal in City's 2-1 derby win - but admitted he will continue to make mistakes. "They have a lot of quality". Pep Guardiola's side ran riot in the first half, racing into a 2-0 lead, before Zlatan Ibrahimovic's strike just before half time precipitated a second half onslaught from Man United. Read More

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Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension

McGary, who was drafted 21st in 2014 by the Thunder, has played in just 52 National Basketball Association games, 20 last season, as he split time with Oklahoma City and the Developmental League. McGary essentially left the team on his own, league sources said. "The Program" is the NBA's Marijuana Program, referenced in the league's collective bargaining agreement as a program players must enter after their first positive test for pot. Read More

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UEFA Champions League is Back: Match Day 1 Preview

The Foxes will be looking to get three points at the first time of asking, with home fixtures to come against fellow Group G opponents FC Copenhagen and Porto. Last year, everybody gave 120 per cent and everything was flawless, but perfection does not exist. Maybe this season we have to pay for something. But if winning it is impossible, what is possible for a team that won the Premier League by a ten-point margin last season? He added: "Why not?" 7/10 78 - Luis Enrique has the highest ... Read More

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Adam Jones on MLB's lack of support for Kaepernick

But before the game gets underway, all eyes will once again be on Kaepernick, who is expected to kneel during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner in what he has said is a protest against America's treatment of people of color. "I've seen Kaepernick called the N-word just because he's being sensitive to what has happened to African-Americans in this country", he said. "It's insane how when people of color speak up, we're always ridiculed ..." But the fans have the same rights to speak out ... Read More

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Indians RHP Salazar to miss 3 to 4 weeks with forearm injury

The best-case scenario for Salazar to take the mound again for the Indians this year is in three to four weeks. Salazar will receive a PRP (platelet rich plasma) injection in the forearm Tuesday to help the healing process. Salazar was having a fantastic season up until the end of July. If Clevinger can continue his recent success, it won't particularly set the Indians back in any potential playoff series, particularly considering how Salazar has played recently. Read More

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