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Ex-Chelsea star Babayaro still upset with Kanu's hat-trick

Ex-Chelsea star Babayaro still upset with Kanu's hat-trick

Maurizio Sarri is not the first Chelsea head coach to challenge Eden Hazard to score more, but he is the first one to set the Belgian such an ambitious goal target. "We can improve.We are not so solid as I want in the defensive phase", Sarri said, citing Cardiff's early goal from an unmarked Sol Bamba. "In the last two weeks I have seen four matches of Cardiff and four matches of PAOK and I thought Giroud was more suitable for the Cardiff match and Morata for the other". Read More

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Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Delivers Staggering Virgin Analogy Ahead Of PSG Test

Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp Delivers Staggering Virgin Analogy Ahead Of PSG Test

Georginio Wijnaldum scored his first ever away goal in the Premier League to break the deadlock at Wembley before Roberto Firmino doubled the visitors' lead in the 54th minute. Spurs, on the other hand, dropped three crucial points against Watford, losing 1-2 to the Hornets at Vicarage road last weekend, meaning they can't afford any more slip-ups if they are to stay on course in the title race. Read More

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Jurgen Klopp plays down seriousness of Firmino’s gruesome-looking eye injury

Jurgen Klopp plays down seriousness of Firmino’s gruesome-looking eye injury

The bad thing for us is that they've got quite a lot of players that we'll have to be wary of. With Dom, we have to see. That doesn't mean we will win but that means it is clear we have a chance if we play our best. PSG's threat to Liverpool is obvious as the Anfield club returns to the Champions League for... Liverpool have been drawn into the group of death, alongside Napoli and PSG, who they welcome to Anfield this week. Read More

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Patriots agree to trade for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

Patriots agree to trade for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon

Cleveland had initially (reportedly) planned to cut Gordon but then realized there was a market for the superstar wideout. and eventually hammered out a deal with the Patriots . Gordon was inactive for the Browns' loss Sunday at New Orleans. The receiver led the league with 1,646 receiving yards in 2013, despite the fact that he played in only 14 games. Read More

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Firmino eases Liverpool supporters’ worries with latest update

Firmino eases Liverpool supporters’ worries with latest update

The promising defender made his 50th appearance for Liverpool in their 2-1 win at Wembley on Saturday, with his establishment in the Reds' starting line-up continuing to be reaffirmed. Hugo Lloris, who won the World Cup with France, is out injured and Tottenham was reliant on Michel Vorm in goal against Liverpool . "Without being ahead of ourselves, we do believe going into every game that we can win", he said. Read More

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Australian Newspaper Attempts To Defend Racist Serena Williams Cartoon

Australian Newspaper Attempts To Defend Racist Serena Williams Cartoon

According to Australian newspaper The Herald Sun and its cartoonist, Mark Knight , a cartoon of Serena Williams that echoes the harmful caricatures of black men and women once drawn in a shameful part of U.S. "In my head, sometimes I could become insane and the team couldn't be confident to call me into the team", Paire had said before his match . Knight drew a caricature of Williams throwing a temper tantrum, which was printed in the Herald Sun , following her loss to Japan's ... Read More

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WNBA Finals: Storm sweep Mystics to win third title

WNBA Finals: Storm sweep Mystics to win third title

There was a team meeting before Coach-General Manager Mike Thibault conducted a handful of exit interviews. In the end, the Storm, who dominated the regular season, proved to be the league's best team. "And we just continued to play for each other". But over the course of the season, many of those questions were answered, some emphatically. Rightfully so, the team's 3-0 sweep of the Washington Mystics in the Finals caught the attention of National Basketball Association stars such LeBron ... Read More

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Gary Neville: 'Harry Kane should have been rested'

Gary Neville: 'Harry Kane should have been rested'

Southgate, the England manager, has been working with Rashford on his movement, particularly on using his prodigious pace to break into the box to meet crosses. "It's not my business to interfere with club managers, they have a hard job to do and they have big squads at the top six, huge competition for places, so Jose thinks the world of Marcus. Read More

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Marcus Rashford proves his worth, leading patchy England to win over Swiss

Marcus Rashford proves his worth, leading patchy England to win over Swiss

Gareth Southgate has revealed that Dele Alli missed England's match with Switzerland on Tuesday after a muscle strain suffered during Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Spain in the Uefa Nations League. Sommer then saved from Walker's free-kick, but produced even better when he blocked the excellent Danny Rose's angled effort from close range, following an excellent cross from Rashford. Read More

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Bmw Championship Faces Monday Finish Hopefully

Bmw Championship Faces Monday Finish Hopefully

Matthew Fitzpatrick defended his Omega European Masters title before saying that Thomas... Rose missed a four-foot putt that would have extended the playoff but still became the 22nd different player to hold the world number one ranking. "When you go in there 15th, 16th or 17th, you know you have to win, and then you have to hope for a ton of other things to happen". "I assume it will either be a fine or I'm adding some in the fall, " Spieth said. Read More

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Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers to Comeback Win After Dramatic Return from Injury

Aaron Rodgers Leads Packers to Comeback Win After Dramatic Return from Injury

He was a difference-maker in his first game since the Bears acquired the outside linebacker last week in a trade with the Oakland Raiders . In Sunday's other games, five-time Super Bowl victor Tom Brady showed no sign of age catching up with him as the 41-year-old threw three touchdown passes for the New England Patriots who beat the Houston Texans and their returning defensive star JJ Watt 27-20. Read More

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Djokovic: Del Potro has a big game

Djokovic: Del Potro has a big game

I [had] been suffering a lot. "I was fortunate not to be too long away, but I did carry my injury for over two years, so I understand what a player goes through", the 31-year-old Serb said . Open title and Sunday's final against Novak Djokovic , the 6-foot-6 Argentine underwent four wrist surgeries, including three on his left wrist that made it hard to hit a two-handed backhand properly. Read More

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Aaron Rodgers Leaves Game Injured, Then Returns To Lead Stunning Comeback

Aaron Rodgers Leaves Game Injured, Then Returns To Lead Stunning Comeback

After being carted off in the first half following a knee injury, Rodgers returned in the second and threw for three touchdowns. The Packers also were down by 20 points in the 2015 "Hail Mary" game at Detroit. make an impact", Mack said. "I just can't tell you how proud I am with him". "That guy's a warrior", Cobb said. Mack, the former National Football League defensive player of the year, was traded from the Oakland Raiders to the Bears at the beginning of this month for a package ... Read More

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Serena Williams fined $17K for rules violations at US Open

Serena Williams fined $17K for rules violations at US Open

The U.S. Tennis Assn. later apologized to Williams for umpire Mariana Alves' overruling the linesperson on a call in which the linesperson had been correct. "Because the young player outplayed her in the first set, I think pressure got her more than anything". Here's what the big-picture takeaway should be: Tennis needs a commissioner to oversee all aspects of the sport, someone to make sure there is consistency in the rules and the way they are applied. Read More

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Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro, US Open 2018 final

Novak Djokovic vs Juan Martin del Potro, US Open 2018 final

Djokovic a two-time US Open champ and 13-time Grand Slam victor, was just that much better than Nishikori in a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win to reach his record-tying eighth final in NY. It was even louder because of the closed roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium to keep out the rain. Novak Djokovic celebrates his US Open 2018 victory at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. Read More

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Joseph Randle, Former Dallas Cowboy, Arrested For Rape

Joseph Randle, Former Dallas Cowboy, Arrested For Rape

Randle, who also has spent time in Kansas state mental institutions, received five years of probation with the promise that he would be returned to prison for any violation. As conditions of his probation, the Wichita Eagle reported , Randle was to continue therapy and treatment programs, continue to take medication that was prescribed for him, not leave his home between midnight and 6 a.m. Read More

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Eagles hold off Falcons to begin title defense

Eagles hold off Falcons to begin title defense

Matt Ryan threw five incompletions from inside the 10-yard line in the final seconds, including a 5-yard fade caught by Julio Jones on the final play, but Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby kept Jones from coming down inbounds. A day later, when Brady was given a chance to react to the play, he didn't say anything juicy . The Eagles did, displaying the kind of resilience that helped them to last season's title. Read More

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Is Gareth Southgate ready to leave England job after Euro 2020?

Is Gareth Southgate ready to leave England job after Euro 2020?

Southgate's team included the returning Luke Shaw and Joe Gomez , with both players impressing as Shaw set up Rashford's opener and Gomez looking composed throughout. "We have got 19 matches, it's not very long, but, in my opinion, we have got the best group of players in the country here". Meanwhile, England have called up Leicester City duo Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray for Tuesday's friendly against Switzerland at the King Power Stadium, the FA said on Sunday. Read More

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Novak Djokovic sets up US Open final with Juan Martin del Potro

Novak Djokovic sets up US Open final with Juan Martin del Potro

Juan Martin del Potro has praised Rafael Nadal for the way he fought in their semi-final despite playing with a hampering knee injury. "That was not a tennis match at the end". He was visited by a trainer at the changeover after the match's seventh game and tape was applied below the joint. "One of the keys. will be how well can I return, how many returns I can get back in play, but also try to have some depth in that return, and how accurately I can serve myself". Read More

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Tiger Woods off to fast start, chasing first win since 2013

Tiger Woods off to fast start, chasing first win since 2013

The switch paid off from his very first hole of the day-the 10th, as Woods teed off with Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth off the back nine- when Woods poured a 20-footer for birdie right in the center. Woods and McIlroy still had to hit the shots and make the putts. The first two rounds this week obviously have been no problem for Schauffele, who leads the BMW after backing up his opening 63 with a 6-under 64 on Friday. Read More

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Jordan Henderson signs new long-term Liverpool contract

Jordan Henderson signs new long-term Liverpool contract

Can you name the four players to have made 100 Premier League appearances for three different clubs? I think they look a real good team, ' the former Arsenal and England forward told Sky Sports . I want to be here for as long as I can be. Klopp put his players through double training sessions in the build-up to the recent win at Leicester City in an effort to get his side in a better physical condition ahead of the start of the Champions League group stages. Read More

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Nadal sees off Basilashvili to reach U.S. Open quarters

Nadal sees off Basilashvili to reach U.S. Open quarters

Men's seventh seed Marin Cilic, who came through a marathon five-setter against Australian teenager Alex de Minaur on Saturday, resumes his quest for a second U.S. His 56 winners were erased by 59 unforced errors, three times as many as Nadal. "Winning a big game and a very important game and a really tight game, I think it was just a relief", said Williams, who took control with a break in the next game and maintained that advantage until she fired a forehand victor on her first match point. Read More

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Federer, Djokovic and Sharapova in action at U.S. Open

Federer, Djokovic and Sharapova in action at U.S. Open

He becomes the second ever Aussie to defeat Federer in a Grand Slam, following Pat Rafter a whopping 19 years ago. He said: "I was playing one match at a time because I didn't have any confidence and I was still anxious about my wrist". Many labelled Federer's performance in the match as one of the worst of his career. He wasn't in awe of the 20-time Grand Slam champion after a shaky start. Read More

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US Open at a glance -- day 6

The crucial game came at 3-all in the first set when Kyrgios had three straight chances to break Federer's serve and take a 4-3 lead but instead lost a nine-minute game. The 20-times grand slam champion produced some at-times breathtaking shot-making in sweeping past Kyrgios 6-4 6-1 7-5 in their much hyped third-round showdown at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Read More

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