• Guardiola: I've never met a striker who fights like Gabriel Jesus

    Guardiola: I've never met a striker who fights like Gabriel Jesus

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    I'm happy that a manager of that level is here in the Premier League . "We will see", Guardiola is quoted as saying by Sky Sports . The midfielder played only 17 games in Spain, mostly as a substitute, but has impressed during pre-season to the extent Guardiola believes he can deputise for Fernandinho.
  • Kohli helps India post 274; England lead by 22 runs

    Kohli helps India post 274; England lead by 22 runs

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    Ben Stokes could not continue to convert his start into a big inning as he handed over a simple catch to Ashwin on his bowling. AFTERNOON SESSION ( India 160-6, England 287): What a session that was, it was Test cricket at its best - high drama, tension and sporting intensity.
  • Wonderkid Hudson-Odoi is ready for first-team role, says Sarri

    Wonderkid Hudson-Odoi is ready for first-team role, says Sarri

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    Though Willian reportedly kept the club informed about his travel plans, questions will no doubt abound as to what the player really wants to happen this summer, with Barcelona ready to pounce. 'I only let him go once he had signed a contract which stated he would not be allowed to sign any of our players - apart from Jorginho, ' De Laurentiis said of Sarri, according to the London Evening Standard .
  • Vettel doesn't blame Bottas for collision

    Vettel doesn't blame Bottas for collision

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    There is still plenty of work to do if he is to break that streak, even if Hamilton is well ahead of where he was this time a year ago when he went into the August shutdown 14 points adrift of Vettel. "We thought in theory we should have been able to do that one stop". Bottas did not take kindly to being branded "the flawless wingman" by Mercedes chief Toto Wolff after the Hungarian Grand Prix .
  • Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho

    Man United hopeful of making one more signing, says Mourinho

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    I know what ( Ander) Herrera is, I know what ( Juan) Mata is, I know what (Alexis) Sánchez is, I know what they are... Unlike rivals Liverpool and champions Manchester City, two Premier League contenders whose pre-season has included solid preparations and astute transfers, Manchester United watchers see nothing to celebrate as the 55-year-old Portuguese manager prepares for his third term at Old Trafford.
  • Yankees acquire JA Happ for Brandon Drury, Billy McKinney

    Yankees acquire JA Happ for Brandon Drury, Billy McKinney

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    Within the past several days, general manager Brian Cashman has dealt for Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton and Toronto Blue Jays starter J.A. The Yankees and Red Sox play 10 more times this season. Granderson is a part-time player on the Blue Jays as-is, which means he'd see even more limited playing time on a contending team.
  • Newcastle should swoop for Marega to provide partner to Muto

    Newcastle should swoop for Marega to provide partner to Muto

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    Newcastle United has struck a deal on Japan worldwide striker Yoshinori Muto's transfer from Mainz, the English Premier League club announced Friday. "It's bad news about Lejeune but to see Fabian Schar doing well is important; he will give us this extra option we didn't have". "He has done well in the Bundesliga , so we're talking about a striker that's doing well in the last few years at global level".
  • Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Cubs

    Rangers trade Cole Hamels to Cubs

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    Butler, 27, is 1-1 with a 4.08 ERA in eight appearances for the Cubs this season and 0-3 with an 8.10 ERA in five starts at Triple-A Iowa. Three years ago Wednesday, Cole Hamels threw a 13-strikeout, two-walk no-hitter at Wrigley Field in his final start for the Philadelphia Phillies , who traded him later that week to Texas.
  • Molinari hails 'hero' Rocca after Open triumph

    Molinari hails 'hero' Rocca after Open triumph

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    Among the chatter, naturally, came the question: Can Woods win another major? "I told them I tried, and I said "Hopefully you're proud of your pops for trying as hard as I did", he said. Molinari went bogey-free on the weekend on a course with some of the toughest holes in the world. "He's a different character". "The only thing they've seen is my struggles and the pain I was going through".
  • Kevin Durant not shocked by Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade

    Kevin Durant not shocked by Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade

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    Before the Toronto deal, sources had said that Leonard was seriously considering participating as a means to showcase the status of his recovery to prospective trade partners. Leonard demanded a trade from the Spurs because he felt the team had mistreated him while he was injured. So far, fans know when the San Antonio Spurs will play preseason hoops , but the 2018-19 regular season schedule remains in the balance.
  • Stewart Robson: Ivan Gazidis is a failure

    Stewart Robson: Ivan Gazidis is a failure

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    Arsenal head coach Unai Emery is confident that chief executive Ivan Gazidis will stay at the Emirates, despite widespread reports in Italy linking him with AC Milan. That has created a structure where Gazidis, Sanllehi and Mislintat work together with Emery on most key decisions - a major departure from the Wenger years, when the Frenchman had the final say on almost everything.
  • Tour De France Paused After Cyclists Accidentally Hit With Police Tear Gas

    Tour De France Paused After Cyclists Accidentally Hit With Police Tear Gas

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    Four-time champion Chris Froome and current Yellow Jersey holder Geraint Thomas were among the cyclists forced to pull over and pour water in their eyes. Belgian cyclist Philippe Gilbert posted an image online of his leg following the race, and we mean it when we say it is truly disgusting. Thomas still leads his Team Sky mate and defending champion Chris Froome by 1 minute, 39 seconds and Dutchman Tom Dumoulin by 1 minutes, 50 seconds going into Wednesday's 17th stage, a brutal ...
  • Cubs Get Involved After Adult Fan Takes Baseball Intended for a Child

    Cubs Get Involved After Adult Fan Takes Baseball Intended for a Child

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    The Cubs later delivered two baseballs to him, one of which was signed by All-Star second baseman Javy Baez. Deadspinwas the first to report the news nationwide. Meanwhile, Jeff, a fan wearing a red shirt in the video, said, "I was sitting next to the boy and the same fan helped him snag a ball a few innings before this".
  • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season impossible

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season impossible

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    He said: "Every club, do what they believe, and I understand it". "I am confident we can build on last season". Liverpool believe they need these players and spend this money so I'm not judging what they're doing. While there are some who are entertaining talk of Jürgen Klopp's side being the best equipped to challenge Manchester City for the 2018/19 Premier League title, there is more being said about the German's spending.
  • Malcom passes Barcelona medical for £36.5m move from Bordeaux

    Malcom passes Barcelona medical for £36.5m move from Bordeaux

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    Roma are "considering legal action" after FC Barcelona sensationally hi-jacked their Malcom transfer at the last minute. Bordeaux - who signed Malcom from Corinthians in 2016 - had also announced the agreement, subject to the signature of "administrative documents".
  • Klopp Films Liverpool Players On The Treadmill, It's Brilliant

    Klopp Films Liverpool Players On The Treadmill, It's Brilliant

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    But it's well known that Fekir wanted to join Liverpool and one of the club's fans, Noor Patterson, recently met him and said: "Still waiting for you to join Liverpool ". So it means the quality of past year plus Mahrez. I don't want to have them but I will not go nuts and think we have lost everything. "It is all about staying calm, looking at the situation, judging it right and then making the step".
  • Neymar: I'm staying at PSG and I won't change my mind

    Neymar: I'm staying at PSG and I won't change my mind

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    Like with PSG, Neymar was the subject of numerous heavy tackles during the World Cup and much was made of his reaction to those challenges. The duo both shone at the World Cup in Russian Federation, as Didier Deschamps men avoided a repeat of their Euro 2016 heartache by beating Croatia 4-2 in the final.
  • ‘It’s Really Distressing And Alarming’: Clinton Criticizes Trump’s Meeting With Putin

    ‘It’s Really Distressing And Alarming’: Clinton Criticizes Trump’s Meeting With Putin

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    Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump met in Helsinki last week for their first joint summit, after which the US leader invited his counterpart to visit Washington this fall. The theory has gained a lot of traction in the wake of the POTUS' joint press conference with Russian President Putin in Helsinki. "I think the Russians elected a former KGB agent and he spends all of his time and their resources squandering it on penny ante spy tactics".
  • Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly

    Loris Karius Hits Back At Critics After Mistake In Pre-Season Friendly

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    Liverpool came close to doubling their lead but Sheyi Ojo was denied by the crossbar. However, Christian Pulisic levelled from a penalty and added a second before Jacob Bruun Larsen rounded off the scoring for the Germans. Speaking before the game, Matip admitted he had yet to return to full fitness and was hoping it would present another step to recovery. "I know people think highly of him".
  • ‘It’s just insane’ says Geraint Thomas after stunning ride in yellow

    ‘It’s just insane’ says Geraint Thomas after stunning ride in yellow

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    Team Sky were not the only team leading the bunch, meanwhile, with Movistar and Ag2r-La Mondiale also showing themselves - not least Marc Soler for the former - as they stripped the GC group down. Sprinting standout Mark Cavendish , meanwhile, finished far behind and missed the time limit, ending his Tour. The 10th stage followed Sunday's punishing cobbled ride to Roubaix and Monday's rest day and, with a long descent to the finish , none of the top guns were in the mood to risk a ...
  • Chelsea officially announce they have parted ways with Antonio Conte

    Chelsea officially announce they have parted ways with Antonio Conte

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    In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive league victories. The Russian's visa issues, the indefinite halting of plans to rebuild Stamford Bridge and the challenge for consistent on-field success all point to hard times ahead.
  • Russians proud to show off their country at World Cup

    Russians proud to show off their country at World Cup

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    Deschamps was the captain of the French squad that won the 1998 tournament. Level of infrastructure: arenas, airports. If you're having withdrawal symptoms from the World Cup final already, then it's absolutely in your best interests to watch this for two minutes.