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Djokovic has sympathy for 'very positive' umpire Lahyani after Kyrgios controversy

Djokovic has sympathy for 'very positive' umpire Lahyani after Kyrgios controversy

For nearly a minute the animated Lahyani gestured and pleaded with the stone-faced Kyrgios and the Swedish umpire could be heard telling him: "'I'm trying to help you". Kyrgios said not much happened other than the umpire saying what he was doing was bad. If Lahyani gets in trouble for his actions on Thursday, maybe he should consider moving from the umpire chair to Kyrgios' coach's box. Read More

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Colin Kaepernick Is The Powerful New Face Of Nike's Latest Ad Campaign

Colin Kaepernick Is The Powerful New Face Of Nike's Latest Ad Campaign

The ad dropped on social media today with a photo of Kaepernick and the text, "Believe in something". As the positive reactions focused on Kaepernick's decision to opt out of his contract with the Niners in March 2017 to continue his fight against social injustice in the USA, critics pondered if the 30-year-old free agent really had to " sacrifice " anything, especially given the newly-obtained publicity and an ad contract with Nike . Read More

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Rockets, Suns swap bad contracts in four-player trade

Rockets, Suns swap bad contracts in four-player trade

Knight missed the entire 2017-18 season due to a torn ACL. Knight main came off the bench in 2016, averaging 11 points per game . For his career, Knight has averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds in 382 games . Former Murray State point guard Isaiah Canaan is also on the Suns' roster. In Phoenix , Melton could see more opportunities if the Suns move him to point guard. Read More

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Cristiano Ronaldo Jr Scores Four Goals On His Juventus Debut

Cristiano Ronaldo Jr Scores Four Goals On His Juventus Debut

Meanwhile, Portugal captain Ronaldo will skip his country's next two internationals including a Nations League game against Italy in order to focus on his new club Juventus , Italian media reported on Wednesday. We, the coaches make sure our defences are well prepared and no team will gift you anything. "In that match we were really strong and really positive against a very good opponent and we could tell Spurs were finding it hard, but two defensive mistakes in five minutes cost us the ... Read More

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Saban called ESPN's Maria Taylor to apologize after interview

Saban called ESPN's Maria Taylor to apologize after interview

Saban appears to have made amends with Taylor following the awkward moment, and it's a resolution many would agree was necessary . "Both... can create problems for whoever we play". It's also rich to hear this from a coach who spent a solid 10 seconds screaming at one his players in the very same game on Saturday. Tua Tagovailoa completed 12-of-16 pass attempts for 227 yards and two touchdowns. Read More

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Tottenham's Son Heung-Min Avoids Miltary Duty After Asian Games Triumph

Tottenham's Son Heung-Min Avoids Miltary Duty After Asian Games Triumph

We all hope we can win. Bringing in gold meant automatic exclusion from mandatory enlistment duty, a law that also applies to South Korean sportsmen with medals won at the Olympic Games. I had so many messages from Spurs and the fans and it was great. Son was substituted seconds before the final whistle only to run back on the field in jubilation to celebrate the victory with his team mates. Read More

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Ronaldo 'furious' at losing to Modric for Uefa award

Ronaldo 'furious' at losing to Modric for Uefa award

Modric, meanwhile continued his award-winning year after earning the World Cup Golden Ball for leading Croatia to a shocking appearance in the final at Russian Federation 2018. "This is not the victor, he's (Modric) the best player in the world in his position", said Mendes. "His absence is a personal and private choice that has nothing to do with Juventus and must be respected". Read More

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Unai Emery 'blocks Emile Smith Rowe loan exit'

Ozil missed last weekend's 3-1 win over West Ham because of illness, with Emery forced to deny there had been a training ground bust-up between them. Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock admits he'd love to bring Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey back to the club. "He'll have two or three days holidays like other players, but then next week when we are here working, he's going to work with us and the other players", Emery said. Read More

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Umpire appears to give Kyrgios pep talk at the U.S. Open

Umpire appears to give Kyrgios pep talk at the U.S. Open

Journalist Ben Rothenberg , who has been biffing with Kyrgios on Twitter as of late, reported that the mics captured Lahyani telling Kyrgios things like " I want to help you " and "you're great for tennis ". "I can't think of one", Ings tweeted. "You never know what woudl have happened if [Lahyani] didn't go down [from] the chair and start talking to him", he said. Read More

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Pique says Man United’s Pogba would be welcome at Barca

Pique says Man United’s Pogba would be welcome at Barca

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique didn't shy away when addressing reports linking Paul Pogba with a move to the Camp Nou. "I'm not too aware of what's going on with them", he replied . The duo found it tough to work together especially over the course of his second season. "We need to learn from last season's mistake [in the Champions League] and not have any bad days". Read More

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Saints trade for QB Teddy Bridgewater

Saints trade for QB Teddy Bridgewater

Bridgewater joined the Jets early in the offseason after the Vikings acquired Kirk Cousins. The Vikings has to move on from Bridgewater due to the injury, allowing him to walk in free agency after the 2017 season. With New York already having Josh McCown and the third overall pick of the 2018 draft, Sam Darnold , on the roster, Bridgewater was expendable and the team cashed in at the right opportunity. Read More

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Manchester United to stand by José Mourinho after impressive first half

Manchester United to stand by José Mourinho after impressive first half

However, senior figures at Old Trafford are convinced Mourinho can turn the situation around. The manner of the defeat, coming so soon after the Brighton loss that prompted six changes to United's line-up, including the weird sight of midfielder Ander Herrera lining up on the right side of a back three, has piled even more pressure on the Portuguese manager as United now trail Spurs , Liverpool and Chelsea by six points and stand four adrift of champions Manchester City just ... Read More

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Tyrod Taylor suffered dislocated pinky in preseason win over Eagles, report says

Tyrod Taylor suffered dislocated pinky in preseason win over Eagles, report says

Wentz, 25, tore his ACL last December in a Week 14 game against the Los Angeles Rams. Foles struggled against the Patriots the previous week too, only completing three of nine pass attempts for 44 yards. Brooks said because of that statement, he doesn't expect to know Wentz's status very far in advance. "You see his tenacity". Here's five players who boosted their stocks as the preseason heads into the final stretch. Read More

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Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany impressed with Wolverhampton Wanderers

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany impressed with Wolverhampton Wanderers

City goalkeeper Ederson in action during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Manchester City and SSC Napoli at Etihad Stadium on October 17, 2017 in Manchester, United Kingdom. "But from the first minute today Wolves took up a mid-press, and it was high up a few times ". "We know how hard it will be, imagine against Newcastle and Rafa Benitez will be tough", he said. Read More

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Serena seeks to cap comeback year with Grand Slam No 24

Serena seeks to cap comeback year with Grand Slam No 24

In fact, as much as $8 million of her income is from endorsements. PV Sindhu broke into the top 10 paid female athletes lost in the world, according to an annual list published by Forbes on Tuesday. Serena, a six-times champion in NY who is seeded 17th, will start her campaign against Polish world number 60 Magda Linette and could face Venus in the third round before a possible fourth-round showdown with Romanian top seed Halep. Read More

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Danny Higginbotham: 'Manchester United defence is a problem'

Danny Higginbotham: 'Manchester United defence is a problem'

It is weird to see history repeating itself three years after he was shown the door at Chelsea after he alienated the dressing room and left the cub with no choice other than to get rid of him. Bournemouth's recent record against Everton is very good, winning four of their last five meetings. I used to play with one in John Barnes, who, towards the end of his career, was not dissimilar to Silva when he played as a central midfielder. Read More

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Brighton 3 Man United 2

Brighton 3 Man United 2

You're constantly saying it to yourself: 'Attitude right, make sure it's right.' You don't need other people to tell you. All through the summer, he had sulked and moaned about the refusal of the board (read Ed Woodward ) to get his targets. Read More

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OU No. 7 in Preseason AP Top 25

OU No. 7 in Preseason AP Top 25

Five Big Ten teams are ranked in the initial poll, and perhaps surprisingly the Ohio State Buckeyes are not the top-ranked team in the conference. The defending champions once again will start the 2018 season on the top line of the Associated Press Top 25 - but the Big Ten has more teams at the top than any other conference. Read More

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Alexander Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by wreck

Alexander Rossi wins at Pocono in race marred by wreck

For the second consecutive Verizon IndyCar Series race, Alexander Rossi put together a dominantly triumphant performance. A look at the aftermath of a crash at the IndyCar race at the Pocono Raceway on Sun., Aug. "We've just got to keep improving", Veach said. "I was lucky to get out of that one", said Hunter-Reay. "After the Lap 6 incident sent us to red flag conditions, our cars are back on track". Read More

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Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

Eden Hazard confirms Chelsea stay - Premier League 2018

Chelsea beat City to the signing of Jorginho to reunite the Italian worldwide with Sarri after three seasons together at Napoli and he is already becoming key to Sarri's change of system at Stamford Bridge. Italy midfielder Jorginho, who Sarri brought with him from Napoli, was commanding in the heart of midfield and Ross Barkley, who barely featured under previous Chelsea coach Antonio Conte , looked strong and confident. Read More

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Superstar makes interesting claim on Real Madrid

Superstar makes interesting claim on Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro admits they missed club-record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo in their UEFA Super Cup defeat to Atletico Madrid . After decades of resisting any and all forms of change, UEFA, European soccer's chief governing body and second only in global importance to Federation Internationale de Football Association, are suddenly keen to show their intent on moving with the times. Read More

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Mourinho: I don't care about Pogba comments

Mourinho: I don't care about Pogba comments

Jose Mourinho says he has "never been so happy" with Paul Pogba and the midfielder will stay as captain against Brighton and Hove Albion, despite his comments suggesting he is unsettled at Manchester United . "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". Read More

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