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Chelsea striker Abraham set to commit to England

Chelsea striker Abraham set to commit to England

Southgate announces his squad on Thursday and Abraham is very likely to accept the recall - he played in the friendly against Germany on November 10. On the hand, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) p...

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Real Madrid vs Club Brugge: Hazard can't hide

Real Madrid vs Club Brugge: Hazard can't hide

This will be the third successive midweek game to have followed a match at the weekend for Real and this tough schedule is getting Zidane's players fitter and increasing his options. He will most like...

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Jadon Sancho advisors 'far from convinced' Manchester United is right move

Jadon Sancho advisors 'far from convinced' Manchester United is right move

Borussia Dortmund sporting director, Michael Zorc, has given Manchester United a huge transfer boost in their chase for Jadon Sancho, after admitting that the club will have to sell him in the next...

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Wilder, Ortiz set for heavyweight rematch

Wilder, Ortiz set for heavyweight rematch

However, Wilder and Fury would each take two interim bouts first. The fight is likely to push back Wilder's proposed rematch against Tyson Fury next year. Wilder believes Ortiz is still highly avo...

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Van Vleuten powers to victory at World Championships

Van Vleuten powers to victory at World Championships

The 36-year-old van Vleuten is the third consecutive Dutch victor of the race. It was a first world road race title for the 36-year-old Van Vleuten, who was world time trial champion in 2017 and 2...

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New-look Raptors 'still hungry — CONQUERING HEROES RETURN

New-look Raptors 'still hungry — CONQUERING HEROES RETURN

But we also understand how good we can be as a team, said Gasol. Ujiri, who took some heat previous year after trading long-time Raptor and fan favourite DeMar DeRozan for Leonard, also addressed th...

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Chase Elliott wins playoff race at Charlotte in scorching heat

Chase Elliott wins playoff race at Charlotte in scorching heat

As Bowman was slumped next to his vehicle and surrounded by medical personnel, Wallace approached him, the two had a brief verbal exchange and Bowman appeared to laugh at Wallace right before Wallace ...

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Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays

And that's the thing, we haven't seen Manaea much at all this season and he has yet to face the Rays this year. "We get to hang another banner, we want to hang some more". Marcus Semien led off the ...

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Frustrated Sexton vows to get Ireland back on track

Frustrated Sexton vows to get Ireland back on track

This could have big implications for the pool with France involved in a likely three-way tussle with England and Argentina for two spots in the quarter-finals. Steve Hansen think Joseph is good enough...

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Pete Alonso Breaks MLB Rookie Record With 53rd HR

Pete Alonso Breaks MLB Rookie Record With 53rd HR

Alonso raised pointed his index fingers to the sky then low-fived first-base coach Rubén Amaro Jr. Alonso would give the Mets a 3-0 lead, which would be the final score. The record breaking 415 foot...

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Hur closes strong to win Indy LPGA event

Hur, seeking a wire-to-wire triumph, closed with a 15-foot birdie putt at the par-4 18th to shoot a six-under par 66 and finish on 17-under 199 for 54 holes at Brickyard Crossing, where the last four ...

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California Governor Signs Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements

California Governor Signs Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements

If the NCAA decides to take this route, many teams and athletes from California could be banned from NCAA championship competition. It did not elaborate. On Instagram, James exulted over the sig...

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Mitchell Trubisky knocked out of Bears game early with injury

Mitchell Trubisky knocked out of Bears game early with injury

I think the biggest thing is making sure that he feels good and then doctor-wise and all that stuff, he's OK. Chicago has a Week 6 bye, so Trubisky might end up just missing 1 game. There's an ongoing...

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Scotland blanks Samoa at Rugby World Cup

Scotland blanks Samoa at Rugby World Cup

Kenki Fukuoka was drafted onto the reserves bench as cover. Scotland wing Sean Maitland and Greig Laidlaw scored tries , both converted by the fly-half who also kicked an early penalty , befor...

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Tottenham Hotspur identify Gareth Southgate as Mauricio Pochettino's successor

Tottenham Hotspur identify Gareth Southgate as Mauricio Pochettino's successor

Pochettino was linked with a move to Manchester United last season after Jose Mourinho was sacked by the Red Devils. Kane has also been linked with a move away from his boyhood club at the start o...

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18-ace Aryna Sabalenka overcomes determined Alison Riske to retain Wuhan title

18-ace Aryna Sabalenka overcomes determined Alison Riske to retain Wuhan title

Wins over Kiki Bertens and Ash Barty took her to the final, and making it even more special was the nature of those victories - both in straight sets. Sabalenka has a 29-6 win-loss in China and will s...

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Braves' Freddie Freeman back in lineup after elbow rest

Braves' Freddie Freeman back in lineup after elbow rest

The Braves , who won their second straight National League East crown, finished 97-65 and will face the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals in the NL Division Series beginning Thursday. Mike Folt...

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Kentucky Limps Into Bye After 24-7 Loss To Gamecocks

Kentucky Limps Into Bye After 24-7 Loss To Gamecocks

The Gamecocks (2-3, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) also ended a run of six consecutive losses to Power Five opponents against the Wildcats (2-3, 0-3). On the ensuing play, RB Rico Dowdle scored on a 30-...

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Shahid Afridi hosts dinner for Michael Holding in Karachi

Shahid Afridi hosts dinner for Michael Holding in Karachi

The first match was rained off without play, while the third and final match will be staged in Karachi on Wednesday. The absence of their leading players isn't the only problem dogging the visitor...

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United will sign a striker

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United will sign a striker

Following the sale of Romelu Lukaku and loan of Alexis Sanchez to Inter, United have room on the wage bill and transfer funds to complete a deal. Red Devils are now roaming around the mid table ...

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Clippers' George to miss start of season due to shoulder surgeries

Clippers' George to miss start of season due to shoulder surgeries

The 29-year-old underwent right rotator cuff surgery to fix a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder back in May and had minor surgery to fix a tear in his left shoulder back in June. He added: "...

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Injury Update For Arizona QB Khalil Tate

Injury Update For Arizona QB Khalil Tate

The Bruins had hoped they wouldn't need to line up for a field goal after starting their last drive at their own nine yard-line with 2:52 left in the game. Arizona appeared to have a game-clinching to...

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David de Gea's coach Emilio Alvarez leaves Man United

David de Gea's coach Emilio Alvarez leaves Man United

Alvarez also mentored De Gea at Atletico Madrid earlier in his career before following the Spain worldwide in making the switch to Old Trafford in 2016, but he has left the club three months on fr...

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Wilder to defend title against Ortiz in Las Vegas

Wilder to defend title against Ortiz in Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder has warned Luis Ortiz that he will be "at his best" when the pair rematch later in the year. The 40-year-old southpaw took Wilder to the brink of his first professional defeat last...

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Purdue QB Sindelar, WR Moore injured on same play

Purdue QB Sindelar, WR Moore injured on same play

Quarterback Elijah Sindelar was taken to the locker room on the very same play. Purdue already was playing without its top two defensive players, linebacker Markus Bailey and defensive tackle ...

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Vikings are punchless in disappointing Week 4 loss to the Bears

Vikings are punchless in disappointing Week 4 loss to the Bears

What Does it All Mean For the Bears Defense Against the Vikings? The timing of Hicks and Smith's absences is less than ideal given the Vikings' over-the-top commitment to running the ball with Dal...

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Maple Leafs shut out Red Wings in preseason finale

Maple Leafs shut out Red Wings in preseason finale

Nylander, who finally signed last December 1 and made his debut five days later, used his laser-beam shot to score in the Leafs' pre-season finale on Saturday night against the Detroit Red Wings, some...

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English Premier League Report: Leicester City v Newcastle United 29

English Premier League Report: Leicester City v Newcastle United 29

The hosts were enterprising on their attacks, pinning United back in their own half and just when the Magpies were starting to breathe, Steve Bruce's men were reduced to ten men two minutes before th...

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South Africa too good for poor Namibia

South Africa too good for poor Namibia

To be fair, Erasmus' run-on side featured 13 changes to the team that suffered a 23-13 opening loss to New Zealand , and all the handling errors they were guilty of were certainly impacted by the con...

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Rutgers’ Chris Ash is first FBS coach fired in 2019

Rutgers’ Chris Ash is first FBS coach fired in 2019

Progress has been achieved in many areas, but, unfortunately, that progress has not been realized on the field of play. According to Barnett, Schiano informed Bill Belichick of his desire to coach...

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Cubs, manager Joe Maddon part ways after five seasons

Cubs, manager Joe Maddon part ways after five seasons

Last fall, Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein stated that 2019 would be a "season of reckoning" and, for Joe Maddon , that reckoning came this weekend. Epstein called Maddon a lifelong friend an...

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Carreno Busta battles to first title in over two years in Chengdu

Carreno Busta battles to first title in over two years in Chengdu

Carreno Busta will face Kazakhstan's Alexander Bublik in Sunday's final. In his only previous meeting against Bublik at the 2016 VTB Kremlin Cup, the Spaniard also needed a final-set tie-break to cl...

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Brooklyn Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie Cannot Tokenize His $34M Contract

Brooklyn Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie Cannot Tokenize His $34M Contract

Dinwiddie had meant to raise around $13.5 million from just $5 million by offering the security on the Ethereum blockchain , guaranteeing investors interest of at least a few percentage points over...

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Jimmy Butler: 'I'm A Little Extra At Times'

The Heat social-media department posted a video this week of Butler playing pickup with teammates, yelling and clapping and gesturing as managing general partner Micky Arison and many members of the...

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Australia coach Cheika rips into officials

Australia coach Cheika rips into officials

The Aussie winger went on to score a penalty and a try. "That was an unbelievable act of real bravery". "If it is going to be a factor in the game, we have to deal with it". "I'm not sure. But when ...

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