• India vs England, 3rd Test: Five talking points from Day 1
India vs England, 3rd Test: Five talking points from Day 1

A nod should go to 20-year-old Rishabh Pant amid a fittingly breathless debut too, striking his second ball in Test cricket for six on day one during a promising 24 and, after a gobby send-off from Stuart Broad on the second morning, becoming the third wicketkeeper in history to hold five catches in his first innings behind the stumps.

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  • Jose Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary
Jose Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary

Benjamin Mendy burst forward and exchanged passes with Gabriel Jesus before the ball fell loose to the Brazilian on the edge of the box and he fizzed a low shot into the bottom corner with Hamer unsighted. Jon-Gorenc Stankovic scored the only goal for Huddersfield - a goal which turned out to be scant consolation. De Bruyne suffered damag...

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  • Davis Cup makeover plans given the go-ahead
Davis Cup makeover plans given the go-ahead

The shake-up for the men's tournament received 71.43 percent support from delegates at the annual meeting in Orlando , well ahead of the two-thirds majority needed for approval. "I am obviously totally against these changes to Davis Cup and pretty frustrated by what has occurred and the lack of information available", said Hewitt, a two-time vic...

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  • Pogba to lead Red Devils against Brighton on Sunday
Pogba to lead Red Devils against Brighton on Sunday

Despite 'The Sun' revealing that Pogba and Jose Mourinho had a conversation, which didn't go well, they've now stated that the French midfielder "won't leave Old Trafford". "He's working extremely well here, but I have to say in his defence that write what you want about him, write what you want about me, please don't say lies.

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  • N'Golo Kante ready to 'sacrifice' to keep surprise new Chelsea role
N'Golo Kante ready to 'sacrifice' to keep surprise new Chelsea role

Sarri will be hoping that the improved mood in the dressing room will lead to a better season than the 2017/18 campaign when Chelsea's immediate title defence saw them finish in fifth place in the Premier League. "I don't think he's a good defensive player, I don't think he's a good player in that holding midfield role". "To play for your natio...

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  • Cardiff boss Warnock: Newcastle can't afford to lose Benitez
Cardiff boss Warnock: Newcastle can't afford to lose Benitez

Later in the second half perhaps Isaac Hayden paid for the earlier sins of his team-mates. As a predictably fractious affair provided little entertainment, Kenedy was incredibly fortunate not to be sent off for kicking Camarasa when a 33rd-minute turn went awry.

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  • Antoine Griezmann trolls Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos with 'coronation' image
Antoine Griezmann trolls Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos with 'coronation' image

The 13-time European champions face their city rivals, Atletico Madrid , in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash and, speaking to reporters (via Football Espana ) ahead of the game, Lopetegui was full of praise for Bale's motivation and mentality.

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  • Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Fantasy Impact Of Steelers QB Entering Concussion Protocol
Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Fantasy Impact Of Steelers QB Entering Concussion Protocol

Ben Roethlisberger is being evaluated for a concussion after leaving Steelers practice Tuesday. Roethlisberger "sustained a hit today in practice", Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement. With the change in National Football League policy, the Pittsburgh Steelers don't need to make any cuts until the end of business on September 1. ...

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  • Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne facing three months on sidelines
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne facing three months on sidelines

The Spanish boss said: "The only thing I can say (is) the last five games, four are away and that's a problem if we are playing for the Premier League". "I just don't see United getting closer to City". Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has said he does not know where the match, scheduled for October 28, will be played as delays hit the opening of...

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  • PGA Tour’s bubble players take center stage at Wyndham
PGA Tour’s bubble players take center stage at Wyndham

Harvick has partnered with the folks at the Sedgefield Country Club for almost 10 years. but he admits his golf game takes more than a backseat to his full-time job. Stenson rallied Sunday to separate himself from a four-man pack for his first victory since the 2016 Open Championship. "I don't know how you wouldn't", Snedeker said of his mindset ...

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  • Watch Deontay Wilder Crash Tyson Fury’s Weigh-In, Clash With Fighter’s Dad
Watch Deontay Wilder Crash Tyson Fury’s Weigh-In, Clash With Fighter’s Dad

It certainly seems like Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are on a heavyweight collision course. The chaos didn't stop there, either, as Wilder and Fury then had to be separated in the lobby of the Europa Hotel. Fury weighed in at 18st 6lbs ahead of only his second fight in nearly three years and is over a stone lighter than he was in June ahead ...

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  • Ireland Move Up In The FIFA World Rankings
Ireland Move Up In The FIFA World Rankings

The not too impressive performance of the senior men national team at the Russia Mundial could not be argued as the reason for Eagles nosedive on the ranking. England , meanwhile, have shot up six places to sixth in the latest list with Croatia big movers - the World Cup runners-up going from 20th to 4th, up 16 places.

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  • Cech to keep Arsenal starting place, for now
Cech to keep Arsenal starting place, for now

The Gunners began life under the Spaniard with a 2-0 defeat at home to Manchester City last weekend, but their is no shame in that, considering the quality of Pep Guardiola's side. "We want a good preparation before and a good response on the pitch to that preparation". "This week Nacho Monreal is working every day, training every day with u...

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  • African trio star as Liverpool make superb start
African trio star as Liverpool make superb start

A convincing dismantling of West Ham in their opening fixture was most crucial in its role of carrying forward that pre-season hype into the start of the campaign. "We played at a high level". You've got 10 minutes to name those and the 32 other players aged 22 and under who feature below. Daniel Sturridge completed the rout by finding the ...

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  • Ex-Arsenal midfielder convinced Fred to pick Manchester United over Manchester City
Ex-Arsenal midfielder convinced Fred to pick Manchester United over Manchester City

Dalot joined Manchester United from Portuguese side Porto for £19 but is yet to make an appearance for The Red Devils after arriving with an injury. United triumphed 2-1 over Leicester in their first game of the season but that has done little to relieve the pressure on Mourinho, with Paul Pogba amongst those seemingly unhappy .

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  • Kevin De Bruyne suffers a major injury in training
Kevin De Bruyne suffers a major injury in training

De Bruyne left training today on crutches and the club will discuss sending the Belgian to Catalan doctor Ramon Cugat, who Guardiola has leaned on in the past. He was a second-half substitute in the 2-0 Premier League-opening victory over Arsenal on Sunday, coming on in the 60th minute. Manchester City will be without the playmaker for the f...

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  • Ramos hits back at Klopp over comments following Champions League final
Ramos hits back at Klopp over comments following Champions League final

It later emerged that the hard-hitting defender also left goalkeeper Loris Karius during a clash between the pair. Klopp, having kept shtum on Ramos for weeks, finally snapped when asked about him ahead of a pre-season friendly with Manchester United in MI.

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  • Manchester United stars encourage Fred in tunnel on debut game against Leicester
Manchester United stars encourage Fred in tunnel on debut game against Leicester

Barcelona director Ariedo Braida has admitted that his club are unlikely to move for Manchester United star Paul Pogba . It's been widely claimed for quite some time that Pogba doesn't get along with Jose Mourinho , who made comments after the victory that appear to verify some tension between the club manager and CEO Ed Woodward.

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  • Frank Lampard reveals why Leeds United beat Derby in Championship demolition job
Frank Lampard reveals why Leeds United beat Derby in Championship demolition job

Frank Lampard admitted his side were beaten by far the better team at Pride Park on Saturday, and that there are many lessons to be learned. Leeds got back in front through Kemar Roofer, scoring a looping header not all that dissimilar to Lawrence's winning goal for Derby last weekend.

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  • Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham
Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham

The Reds, at Anfield and with some new stars in the lineup, destroyed West Ham 4-0 on Sunday to start off the league season on a flawless note. Mane is pleased to be already off the mark. We have a poor record in the North West, and the Champions League runners up are chasing trophies. After last season's painful and horrid ending to a fairy ...

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  • Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson
Extraordinary bowling records held by James Anderson

The last time it happened to an England cricketer was when off-spinner Gareth Batty was not called upon in an innings and 261-run hammering of Bangladesh at Lord´s in 2005. But credit to England , they were clinical. But I can not help but feel there is going to be nothing but an England series win. He now has 553 Test wickets and is just 10...

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  • Man Utd ace Pogba: I've learned from all my captains
Man Utd ace Pogba: I've learned from all my captains

The Dutchman's honours in Manchester include four Premier League titles- three consecutive between 2006 and 2009- and memorably saved the decisive penalty from Nicolas Anelka to win the Champions League for Manchester United over Chelsea in Moscow in 2008.

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  • Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready
Seahawks-Raiders at Wembley as Tottenham stadium isn't ready

Pochettino will make late decisions over the involvement of Harry Kane , Dele Alli , Jan Vertonghen and Hugo Lloris as they lack match practice having arrived late for pre-season training following the World Cup. Spurs can lift their performances a few levels above what they produced in the north east of England; how often Newcastle can per...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut, but his side falls 3-2
Cristiano Ronaldo scores on Juventus debut, but his side falls 3-2

They were rewarded with a goal in the friendly between Juve's first XI and a youth "B" team from their new hero, who also took the time out to sign autographs and pose for selfies while many of his teammates sloped off to the dressing room.

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  • Tiger, Rory, major champs together in spotlight at 100th PGA
Tiger, Rory, major champs together in spotlight at 100th PGA

A walk from the driving range to the 10th tee at Bellerive took longer than usual for Justin Thomas . Players like Dustin Johnson , Rory McIlroy , Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas have already tasted major success. The most recent was at the British Open, when he had the lead in the final round for two holes in the final round until fading to a...

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  • England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook
England vs India 2nd Test, Day 3: Hosts lose openers Jennings, Cook

Heavy rain is expected for much of Sunday, but England have put themselves in an ideal position to win this Test and take a 2-0 lead in the series. LONDON: Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes scored the first fifties of the match as England recovered to build a significant first-innings lead in the second Test against India at Lord's on S...

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  • Andre Gomes loaned to Everton for 2.6 million euros
Andre Gomes loaned to Everton for 2.6 million euros

Having only made the move to Europe in January after joining Barça from Brazilian club Palmeiras and playing relatively little football in Spain, Mina is largely unknown to English audiences but for a dramatic late goal he scored against the Three Lions at the World Cup.

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  • Dez Bryant interested in Browns but not ready to play yet
Dez Bryant interested in Browns but not ready to play yet

Bryant's contention is that he has indeed been in communication with the Browns. A lot of that has been attributed to the quarterback play as Tony Romo missed most of 2015 and Dak Prescott and Bryant never formed a bond the past two seasons on the field.

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  • Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'
Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'

Ivan Perisic, the Croatia global, also featured prominently on Mourinho's wish list but it now seems that United's summer transfer business will be restricted to the arrivals of Fred , the injured Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant , signed from Stoke City as a third-choice goalkeeper.

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  • Bills' Benjamin dismisses Newton skirmish: 'I wasn't even trying to listen'
Bills' Benjamin dismisses Newton skirmish: 'I wasn't even trying to listen'

He called the team a "bad fit from the get-go". The comments that got the attention of Newton and plenty of other people - including Buffalo Coach Sean McDermott - featured this passage: "If you would've put me with any other quarterback, let's be real, you know what I'm saying? It just felt like I wasn't in that position".

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  • Jose Mourinho makes cryptic Manchester United Premier League title prediction
Jose Mourinho makes cryptic Manchester United Premier League title prediction

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have both been linked to Jerome Boateng , who was back in training with Bayern Munich on Thursday. Likewise, in his final campaign in the Spanish capital in 2012-13, Mourinho clashed with a number of senior players in a trophyless season.

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  • Everton complete triple deal for Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard
Everton complete triple deal for Mina, Andre Gomes and Bernard

Manchester United and Lyon had both tracked Colombia worldwide Mina , who signed a five-year deal after Barca sanctioned his £27.2 million sale. "It looks as if Everton have won the race to win the Colombian centre-half". The Colombia global completed a £28.5million switch from Barcelona , having been the subject of interest from Mancheste...

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  • Ings joins Southampton in £20m deadline day move
Ings joins Southampton in £20m deadline day move

Liverpool have also agreed a 20 percent sell-on clause in the deal. Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has paid tribute to Danny Ings , after the striker left the club on Thursday evening. Jurgen Klopp would happily have kept him around as a squad option this season, but made allowances for the player as he sought to move on. New goalkeeper Al...

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  • Kepa Arrizabalaga aspiring to become Chelsea legend
Kepa Arrizabalaga aspiring to become Chelsea legend

Thibaut Courtois signed for Real Madrid on Thursday before revealing he is keen for former Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard to join him at the Bernabeu. "I'm coming into a club that has just won three Champions Leagues in a row and it's important to keep winning all the trophies we can", he said. "Nobody is guaranteed a starting spot and I have...

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  • NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting
NCAA adopts college basketball reforms for draft, recruiting

Agents can pay for meals and transportation for players and their families if the expenses are related to the agent selection process. "Elite" high school prospects will be identified by USA Basketball. "Agents aren't gonna run around and sign guys and spend money for players that they don't think are gonna make it". Here's to hoping that the N...

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