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NZ eye top spot in Sri Lanka

NZ eye top spot in Sri Lanka

Batsmen: Angelo Mathews , Lahiru Thirimanne , Kane Williamson , Tom Latham , Henry Nicholls . Prior to that, they finished a World Cup campaign that was nowhere near as bad as it could have be...

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Nets to be sold for $2.35 billion

Nets to be sold for $2.35 billion

The $2.35-billion figure becomes the most expensive purchase for a North American sports franchise, surpassing the $2.2-billion acquisitions of the Carolina Panthers and Houston Rockets - both in ...

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Liverpool will be without Alisson for the

Liverpool will be without Alisson for the "next few weeks"

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he will need to wrap goalkeeper Adrian up in cotton wool, while Alisson recovers from the calf injury he picked up on the opening day of the season....

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Kings' Bagley withdraws from consideration for USA World Cup team

Kings' Bagley withdraws from consideration for USA World Cup team

Bagley was not immediately replaced, and unless that changes the USA will have 16 players still in the mix for 12 final roster spots. Per Marc Stein of the New York Times , Marvin Bagley III with...

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Pat Cummins wants to play all five Ashes Tests

Pat Cummins wants to play all five Ashes Tests

With Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc chomping at the bit after missing out on the opener, Australia are not short on pace-bowling options but Cummins is keen to retain the spearhead role. "Tho...

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Joel Pereira: Manchester United goalkeeper joins Hearts on loan

Joel Pereira: Manchester United goalkeeper joins Hearts on loan

Pereira will compete for his place with Hearts' first-team stoppers Zdenek Zlamal and Colin Doyle. Pereira, whose contract at Old Trafford runs until 2021, is the second United player to move to T...

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Celtic boss Neil Lennon slams his players after stunning Champions League exit

Celtic boss Neil Lennon slams his players after stunning Champions League exit

Lennon is keen to lift his side's spirits before they now prepare for a play-off to reach the Europa League group stages. But a Cirpian Deac header meant the Hoops went in at half-time behind on ag...

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Teenage sensation Coco Gauff given wildcard for US Open

Teenage sensation Coco Gauff given wildcard for US Open

Gauff was one of the stars of the Wimbledon fortnight after she qualified for the tournament before beating idol Venus Williams in the first round. The 35-year-old Aussie won the title in Flushing...

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Cristiano Ronaldo lists reasons he’s better than Messi

Cristiano Ronaldo lists reasons he’s better than Messi

He has also won the Ballon d'Or five times and remains the competition's all-time leading scorer. However, Ronaldo feels he has accomplished more because he has been so successful at numerous cl...

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Manchester City sanctioned for signing minors

Manchester City sanctioned for signing minors

Both players told Danish media that they were signed and had played for the club's youth teams before turning 18, which is against FIFA's legislation. The club are now being investigated by Uefa for...

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Sounders add QB Wilson to ownership group

Sounders add QB Wilson to ownership group

The 11 new families also include celebrities with direct ties to Seattle such as musicians Ciara and Macklemore, Seattle Seahawks six-time Pro Bowler Russell Wilson , and other tech and media veter...

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Orioles take 5-game skid into matchup with Astros

Orioles take 5-game skid into matchup with Astros

The Astros scored eight runs in the first two innings and battered Baltimore starter Aaron Brooks (2-6) for nine runs and nine hits in just three frames. "There's a lot he has to do between now and th...

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Giants WR Golden Tate’s four-game suspension stands after appeal attempt fails

Giants WR Golden Tate’s four-game suspension stands after appeal attempt fails

He announced the suspension in a Twitter post on July 27, and said he meant to appeal it and felt his case had merit because he was using a fertility drug prescribed by a doctor. The 30-year-old recei...

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Jim Irsay: Luck's injury more than calf strain

Jim Irsay: Luck's injury more than calf strain

It's a bone. You know I'm not good at these things. He missed all of organized team activities and spring practices and has made just a few appearances at training camp in a limited capacity. Luck has...

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Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach

Charlie Manuel, 75, returns to Philadelphia Phillies' bench as hitting coach

Slugger Rhys Hoskins went 2 for 24 on the trip and has just one RBI this month. After he stepped down as manager, Manuel served as a special adviser to the general manager. Under Mallee, described...

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Z’s Roc Nation to Announce Partnership with NFL

Z’s Roc Nation to Announce Partnership with NFL

As co-producer of the Super Bowl halftime show, JAY-Z will have a role in selecting and producing the country's most-watched music performance. Previously Jay-Z admitted in his song with wife Beyonc...

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Redskins are digging in for Trent Williams fight

Redskins are digging in for Trent Williams fight

In fact, at present, they reportedly don't have plans to move him. The team believes training camp fines of $40,000 per day will force Williams to eventually relent and report. Guys are coming off t...

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Andy Murray set for Zhuhai, China Open

Andy Murray set for Zhuhai, China Open

Despite his return to the singles circuit, Murray will skip the US Open, though the 32-year-old plans to play in both the doubles and mixed doubles at Flushing Meadows. If his level is not competitive...

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Ivan Perisic passes Bayern Munich medical amid exit from Inter Milan

Ivan Perisic passes Bayern Munich medical amid exit from Inter Milan

The Croatia global underwent medical tests on Monday morning in Munich with Bayern, who are desperately seeking reinforcement in the wide areas. "I'm very glad to be back in Germany ", he said. T...

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National Football League addresses Antonio Brown helmet controversy without mentioning star's name

National Football League addresses Antonio Brown helmet controversy without mentioning star's name

The NFL on Monday addressed the helmet controversy involving Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown without mentioning the wide receiver's name. Meanwhile, Brown has also filled a grievance in orde...

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Liverpool: Van Dijk backs Adrián while Alisson is out

Liverpool: Van Dijk backs Adrián while Alisson is out

While initial fears that it could be a long-term injury were quelled by reports soon after the match, Klopp said via the club's official website on Monday that it will be a "few weeks" before we s...

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Manchester City Defeat Won't Define Our Season, Says West Ham Star

Manchester City Defeat Won't Define Our Season, Says West Ham Star

Liverpool fired. City answered. Harry Kane knows how important it is for Tottenham to keep the early pace with Manchester City and Liverpool if they are to be Premier League title contenders. "...

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Lineker rips Ex-Man Utd boss Mourinho after Old Trafford appearance

Lineker rips Ex-Man Utd boss Mourinho after Old Trafford appearance

Harry Maguire and Aaron Wan-Bissaka also impressed at the back on their debuts after United spent 130 million pounds (156 million dollars) on the pair over the summer to shore up a defence that conced...

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Cowboys' contract hell worsens after Dak Prescott rejects extension

Cowboys' contract hell worsens after Dak Prescott rejects extension

If true, Prescott would've tied Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan as the sixth-highest annual salary among active players at the position. She tweets that the number is closer to $34-$35 milli...

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Mets work more magic, rally past Nats for 8th win in row

Mets work more magic, rally past Nats for 8th win in row

Davis, bringing his numbers up to 1,625 strikeouts overall. Conforto went 2-for-5 with an RBI and helped hand Sean Doolittle his fifth blown save of the season. The loss ended the Mets winning str...

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Emotional Serena Williams retires from tournament final, opponent comforts her

Emotional Serena Williams retires from tournament final, opponent comforts her

While she won the match, Andreescu , understandabl, looked rusty and one could only wonder how long she would last at her hometown tournament. Accolades for the 19-year-old have been flooding in fr...

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Alex Rodriguez's Rental Car Burglarized, Estimated $500K Worth of Goods Stolen

Alex Rodriguez's Rental Car Burglarized, Estimated $500K Worth of Goods Stolen

The " Sunday Night Baseball " broadcaster was at the baseball stadium working with his ESPN crew for most of the day, according to the website. The vehicle was reportedly parked only a few blocks fr...

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Celtics schedule breakdown: Inside the highs and lows of new slate

Celtics schedule breakdown: Inside the highs and lows of new slate

Immediately after taking on Toronto in Boston, the Celtics will travel to NY for their first game against the Knicks. This year the league averaged is 12.4 back-to-backs per team. One that many player...

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Patriots acquire tight end Eric Saubert from Falcons

Patriots acquire tight end Eric Saubert from Falcons

Saubert was a fifth-round selection by Atlanta in the 2017 National Football League draft. He's expected to add depth to New England's tight-end corps but not necessarily fill the team's need for eli...

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Ex-NBA guard Telfair sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

Ex-NBA guard Telfair sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison

Telfair was convicted of one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in April following a jury trial. Police reportedly pulled them over for driving without headlights on but upon appro...

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Gasly replaced by Albon at Red Bull from Belgian GP

Gasly replaced by Albon at Red Bull from Belgian GP

Red Bull Racing has announced its decision to promote Formula 1 rookie Alexander Albon from junior side Scuderia Toro Rosso for the Belgian Grand Prix , with Pierre Gasly going the other d...

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Super Eagles star reacts after scoring brace in Lille debut

Super Eagles star reacts after scoring brace in Lille debut

The in-form forward scored two attractive goals in his Ligue One debut as Lille put Nantes to the sword on Sunday and he has shared what pushes him to stick the ball in the back of the net with su...

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Hearn defends staging Joshua rematch in Saudi Arabia

Hearn defends staging Joshua rematch in Saudi Arabia

Hearn insists it is unfair to criticise boxing for heading to Saudi Arabia, where Britain's Amir Khan also recently fought, because there are so many other sports organisations using the country now...

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Eddie Jones Confirms Who Will Cover As England's 'Third' Scrumhalf

Eddie Jones Confirms Who Will Cover As England's 'Third' Scrumhalf

Victory would have handed Six Nations champions Wales the top spot for the first time, ending New Zealand's decade-long reign. Leicester Tigers forward Dan Cole and scrum-half Youngs are the most ...

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Man City Star Raheem Sterling Considering $120 Million Air Jordan Deal

Man City Star Raheem Sterling Considering $120 Million Air Jordan Deal

A double Premier League champion with Manchester City a domestic treble victor last season and the reigning FWA Footballer of the Year, Sterling began the new Premier League campaign on Saturday with ...

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