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Leicester eyeing Man Utd defender Chris Smalling

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As if that wasn't encouraging enough for Mourinho, Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has rejoined on a one-year contract and should be available before the end of the year after recovering from knee surgery. Harry Maguire is also a doubt. "Matty (James) hasn't missed a day of training". Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare believes the centre-back could be an England captain of the future. Read More »

D'Tigress beat Mali to qualify for 2018 FIBA W'Cup

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The Nigerian girls lost the first quarter by 18-12 points but managed to close the gap in the second quarter by 10-21 points. Mali edged the third 17-16 but a deficit of 10 points still appeared too much heading into the finale. D'Tigress co-captain, Kalu Ezinne steered the battle charge against the host scoring 11points, 6 assists and catching 4 rebounds while Nyingifa Atonye contributed 11 points, 2 assists and 4 rebounds to cap an unforgettable win. Read More »

Browns' Joe Schobert eager to tackle job of starting middle linebacker

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The last Cleveland rookie to start his first season was Brandon Weedon. The Browns 21-year-old quarterback has completed 25 of 49 passes for 351 yards and has thrown one touchdown and one interception. A special teams captain last season, Carder has appeared in 77 games with Cleveland since 2012. Ready or not, here comes the rookie from Notre Dame. Read More »

Newcastle United vs West Ham Tips and Odds - EPL Matchweek 3

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I know the position and now I have to improve the team and we have days to do it". Rafa Benitez's Newcastle side also suffered an exit in the League Cup second round, with an extra-time loss to Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night and the Spaniard will be keen the Toon Army can turn their form around before the global break. Read More »

Ironman Dean Mercer killed in Gold Coast auto crash

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Mercer is believed to have suffered a cardiac arrest while driving his vehicle at approximately 7am on Monday. Dean Mercer in action during the Nutri-Grain Ironman Series, December 28, 2003. He leaves behind his wife Reen and their four sons Brayden, Rory, Lachlan and Joshua all under the age of 13. He was believed to have suffered a medical condition at the wheel. Read More »

Brooke Henderson back in contention

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Three-time Canadian Pacific Women's Open victor Lydia Ko of New Zealand looks to break through here for her first victory of the season. "It was kind of hard to get momentum, I think, for any of us because we would sit on the tee box and wait sometimes three and four minutes", said Alex, who said the pace of play was slow from her second hole on. Read More »

Jets claim DE Kony Ealy off waivers

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A force for the Tigers, Ealy racked up 14 tackles for a loss and eight sacks while breaking up six passes. Carolina traded Ealy, 25, to New England in March in a swap that also included some draft picks. "Nobody's fault. He [Ealy] worked hard". Wise was a training camp star but suffered a concussion in the Patriots' first preseason game and hasn't taken the field since. Read More »

West Brom boss Pulis admits Burke deal months in the making

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He helped Leipzig claim a shock second-placed finish in the Bundesliga , securing Champions League football in the process, but has opted to return to England in search of regular first-team action. The Baggies have also signed China striker Yuning Zhang, 20, who has started a two-year loan in Germany with Werder Bremen. "We see those three as very good young players but what they lack is what Burke has got, which is those games and that experience of playing games". Read More »

Anthony Rizzo leads Cubs past Phillies in offensive explosion

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The all-time home-run record belongs to Barry Bonds, who hit 73 in 2001. Understand, however, that Hoskins, in the majors not quite three weeks, has eyes wide open. He's also among a minute set of players to hit eight home runs in his first 15 games, joining Delgado and Rockies shortstop Trevor Story . Those he has victimized with the long ball include multiple less notable pitchers. Read More »

Liverpool won't focus on stopping Alexis Sanchez - Jurgen Klopp

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I think I'm quite open on that". The man who replaced him against Palace, fellow young prospect Joe Gomez , is likely to come in should Alexander-Arnold not be declared fit to play, with regular right-back Nathaniel Clyne not expected to be back from injury until after the global break. Read More »

Asensio magic rescues Real against Valencia, Sevilla win

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Real Madrid were officially presented with last season's La Liga trophy before the match at the Bernabeu, with Cristiano Ronaldo among those involved in the celebrations, but suspension ruled the Portuguese out once again. Valencia responded with a perfectly executed team move between three academy graduates. Jose Luis Gaya and Toni Lato combined superbly down the left to allow Lato to fire in a unsafe cross which found Soler unmarked in front of goal with the simple task of ... Read More »

Bryce Petty's 'MetLife Bowl' knee injury revealed as MCL sprain

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Petty has been running third in the quarterback competition this summer but has outplayed Hackenberg recently, particularly in the last two preseason games. He eventually walked off under his own power, but when he tried to test the injury by shuffling on the sideline, his knee collapsed. Petty , though, pulled the Jets to within a touchdown late behind an impressive second-half comeback. Read More »

Monaco winger Thomas Lemar 'wants Man Utd over Arsenal'

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Manchester United target and Monaco star Thomas Lemar has his heart set on joining the reigning Europa League champions, with Arsenal pulling out of the race because of the French champion's extravagant valuation of the attacker. According to The Telegraph , Liverpool have approached Monaco over a potential move for Lemar, although the principality outfit are expected to knock back the interest after already losing a number of key players this summer. Read More »

BYU game scheduled for next Saturday in Houston could be moved

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The Tigers are scheduled to open against BYU in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff in Houston on Saturday, Sept. 2. LSU is slated to receive a $4 million payday from ESPN for playing in the game. Sources tell Eyewitness Sports that the game will not be cancelled; it will be played, but where it will be played is still uncertain. Officials are hoping to have a decision made by Monday or Tuesday so teams can prepare properly. Read More »

Flowing Liverpool put four past lacklustre Arsenal

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Arsene Wenger brought on Olivier Giroud and Alexandre Lacazette , with Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain making way, but his team's ragged afternoon was summed up when a hopeful long ball by Holding drifted harmlessly into touch for a throw-in. Read More »

Cameron Meredith believed to have torn ACL

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The injury, which should be confirmed within the next 24 hours, will obviously knock Meredith out for the remainder of 2017. An undrafted free agent out of Illinois State in 2015 Meredith flourished in his second season with the Bears, catching four touchdowns with almost 900 yards receiving. Read More »

Marcus Rashford, Marouane Fellaini score as Man United beat Leicester

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Lukaku missed the chance to become the first United player to score in his first three games. 'I didn't see the first goal. I was speaking with Lingard because Lingard was going to be the next player to come in. Were they unsafe against us? No. Why? "And I think he is only going to get better". United were held to 10 draws in 19 home Premier League games in 2016/17 but, having opened the new season with a comprehensive 4-0 drubbing of West Ham United in M16, Armenian schemer ... Read More »

Hamilton laughs off speculation about Vettel move

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And I feel very privileged. "It's insane to think that I'm reaching that milestone", said Hamilton. Schumacher's family had a special message for Hamilton and F1 sporting boss Ross Brown delivered it: "His [Schumacher's] wife Corinna said that Michael always believed records were there to be broken, and they want to offer their congratulations". Read More »

Klopp wary for Liverpool over Sanchez return for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger believes Chilean winger, Alexis Sanchez's current situation at the club could be a positive for Arsenal . It hardly looked any more secure and although the return of Laurent Koscielny from suspension should bolster his rearguard at Anfield, it would be no great surprise if Wenger reverted to a back four - his tried and trusted system. Read More »

Follow the action from Wembley as it happens

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Heaton also played there for Cardiff City in the 2012 League Cup Final, losing 3-2 on penalties, despite famously saving a spot kick from Steven Gerrard. Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham Hotspur side are now 10th in the Premier League table with three points from a possible six this season, having beaten Newcastle United in their opening game, before coming unstuck to Chelsea at Wembley. Read More »

Collapse leaves Australia in trouble, as Nathan Lyon surpasses Richie Benaud's record

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Such has been the reluctance of Australia to schedule Tests against Bangladesh , it has now been 11 years since their last series , when Jason Gillespie made the unlikeliest double-century in Test history. Glenn Maxwell's part-time off-spin finally earned Australia the breakthrough with Tamim lobbing one to David Warner at backward point to fall for a 71 which included three sixes off Lyon's bowling. Read More »

Antonio Conte claims Chelsea youngsters are just not good enough yet

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I was a coach in the Italy national team and I respect the decision of their coach. Whilst talking about Costa, the Dutchman Koeman said , "I said always (there is) a warm welcome for every good player and he's a good player". Chelsea took a giant stride towards last season's title with a convincing 3-0 triumph at Goodison Park in April. Idrissa Gueye and Sandro Ramirez missed the Europa League game through injury, but could return to face Chelsea . Read More »

Roger Federer spoke about injured players, ATP season length

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After missing the second half of 2016, the Swiss was the 17th seed at the Australian Open but won an 18th Grand Slam title, beating Rafael Nadal in a thrilling final . "I don't think we're both thinking that far ahead". The draw threw up one remarkable first-round match as Halep was paired with Maria Sharapova , who is playing here with a wild card as she continues her comeback after a 15-month suspension because of a doping offence. Read More »

Giants-Jets Final Score: Giants Win MetLife Bowl, 32-31

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The Jets first team offense has now been outscored by itself over the first three games of the preseason, 16-10. However, the team's attempt at the two-point conversion failed and the Giants held on for the one-point win. Brian Costello of the New York Post noted Williams had a large wrap on his wrist while standing on the sideline. Starting defensive tackle Jay Bromley suffered a left knee sprain. Read More »