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Ex-Man United Striker Scores On MLS Opening Day

Ex-Man United Striker Scores On MLS Opening Day

This was a victory hewn directly from the bedrock of the Manchester United philosophy and principles instilled in the club during the quarter-century when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's mentor Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge at Old Trafford. Angus Gunn saved Pogba's penalty, the France worldwide failing to convert from 12 yards for the third time in the Premier League this season. Under Solskjaer Manchester United have found it pretty easy to score goals and so will be confident they can ... Read More

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Roy Williams helped off court during UNC game

Roy Williams helped off court during UNC game

Williams, 68, dropped to one knee in front of the Tar Heels' bench with 55 seconds left in the first half and was assisted from the court by medical personnel. I was in excruciating pain for a little while. "I just wanted to let y'all know I'm alive", Williams said after the game , according to ESPN . "I'm so proud of our team", Williams said with tears in his eyes. Read More

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Trump invites another college team for a fast-food feast

The last time President Trump served fast food to a group of college athletes, we were in the midst of a government shutdown. Turns out, Clemson isn't the only team to get the fast food treatment at the White House. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence lauded the move and said that he loved the spread Trump put on to welcome the team to the White House. "We addressed [politics]", Entz said. Read More

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Giants' Mike Shula worked one-on-one with Dwayne Haskins at NFL Combine

Giants' Mike Shula worked one-on-one with Dwayne Haskins at NFL Combine

The 2018 Heisman Trophy victor was not at the annual scouting combine to throw or participate in any of the on-field drills, but simply to meet with teams. "It's no fluke. I'm a tough player, I play hard and my film speaks for itself". "I mean, growing up in New Jersey, I grew up a Giants fan, so it would be a dream come true as far as being able to go back home where my family is and play for that franchise", Haskins said during his combine press conference, via NFL .com. Read More

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Steelers' Brown: 'It's all about respect'

Steelers' Brown: 'It's all about respect'

Brown said. "Like these are the guys that go to work for you. It's all about respect". Colbert has since clarified those remarks, telling NFL Network his team doesn't have "a bunch of juveniles", but Brown sees all of it as confirmation of a bad locker room - and an untouchable quarterback. Read More

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Spurs boss Pochettino charged by FA with improper conduct

Spurs boss Pochettino charged by FA with improper conduct

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association for his behaviour at the end of the 2-1 defeat at Burnley . Kepa Arrizabalaga was dropped to the bench as punishment for refusing to be substituted in Chelsea's League Cup final loss to Man City on Sunday. However, Pochettino played down the suggestion it may be a good time to visit their London rivals who could be suffering from fatigue after facing extra time in the final ... Read More

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Eddie Howe blames heavy defeat to Arsenal on Bournemouth players

Eddie Howe blames heavy defeat to Arsenal on Bournemouth players

Spurs' defeat at Chelsea leaves Arsenal now four points behind their arch-rivals, with a buoyant Emirates Stadium warning " Tottenham Hotspur , we're coming for you!" as they celebrated a rampant win. Howe said: "We felt we were well in the game at half-time and had created some good chances despite not playing well, we were a goal threat but to concede at the beginning of the second half was hugely disappointing and made it hard from there on in". Read More

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Bryce Harper Signs The Most Expensive Contract In MLB History

Bryce Harper Signs The Most Expensive Contract In MLB History

Barring any significant injuries, Harper could have easily surpassed the $ 330 million over 13 years if he had taken the Dodgers' offer , then inked another lucrative deal once it expired. San Francisco's plan would be less lucrative to Harper because of high California taxes. Harper's new contract reportedly does not include any opt-outs, which is a bit surprising. Read More

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Even Without a Team, Bryce Harper Favored to Win NL MVP Award

Even Without a Team, Bryce Harper Favored to Win NL MVP Award

Along with Los Angeles and San Francisco, the Padres, White Sox, Phillies and Harper's original team, the Nationals, have all been named as suitors trying to land him. A source familiar with the Giants' pursuit of Harper said there's a growing sense of optimism the team's chances of landing Harper are serious. As Joel Sherman explains in the New York Post , the Dodgers can offer Harper some things the Phillies can't a team that plays close to home, and the appeal stardom beyond sport in ... Read More

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Mauricio Pochettino: Mike Dean moved from next Spurs game

Mauricio Pochettino: Mike Dean moved from next Spurs game

Mauricio Pochettino confronted referee Mike Dean at the full-time whistle after Tottenham were defeated 2-1 by Burnley at Turf Moor . Pochettino shouted at Dean, who told the Argentine coach to "go away". "Maybe I'll go after [to apologise]". The goal was Wood's fourth in as many games and sixth during the Clarets' eighth-match unbeaten streak in the league that has left them six points outside the relegation zone. Read More

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Man United face 'mutiny' if Solskjaer isn't named permanent boss

Man United face 'mutiny' if Solskjaer isn't named permanent boss

Solskjaer hinted he could start the Brazil global for just the second time since taking charge of United in December after injuries to Ander Herrera and Nemanja Matic left him short of cover in midfield. "Angel has been with England Under-17s with Jadon Sancho, Phil Foden and Callum Hudson-Odoi". "I think they've got a very hard game midweek against Crystal Palace ", Merson told Sky Sports . Read More

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Leicester welcome Rodgers with win, Newcastle end Burnley run

Leicester welcome Rodgers with win, Newcastle end Burnley run

It's also the venue where Lennon has been attacked on two separate occasions - once as Celtic boss and earlier this season when in charge of Hibs, so it could barely be a more intense game to begin his second spell as Hoops' manager. But though he says his energy and will-to-win remain the same, he is a calmer person now than he was almost a decade ago when he took over Celtic for the first time. Read More

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Johnson leads McIlroy by four at WGC-Mexico

Johnson leads McIlroy by four at WGC-Mexico

Woods missed the birdie putt but still carded a useful 66 to move into the top 10 alongside Tyrrell Hatton. "I feel good just about everywhere", Johnson told Golf Channel, when asked about the state of his game. Woods, who ended the day on six-under and 10 shots behind leader Dustin Johnson, was on three-under for his round after 14 holes when calamity struck. Read More

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Levante vs. Real Madrid live stream

Levante vs. Real Madrid live stream

Real Betis and Levante vs. "We don't decide it, so all we can do is take it on as a big challenge to play in different conditions". "It's always tough to win here, we know what it is like to come to this stadium and how good Sevilla's players are, they made things very hard for us by taking the lead but we knew how to overcome all that". Read More

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EPL: Sarri mocks Arsenal's season, defends his Chelsea record

EPL: Sarri mocks Arsenal's season, defends his Chelsea record

However, Arsenal later confirmed their fixture against Rennes had been reversed under UEFA regulations to avoid a clash of two games taking place in one city with the same kick-off time. Serie A giants Inter Milan will go to Eintracht Frankfurt , with Napoli welcoming Austrian champions Salzburg in the opening leg. In the remaining match, Benfica travel to Dinamo Zagreb before hosting the conclusion of the tie. Read More

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Saints miss out on compensatory draft picks in 2019 Draft

Saints miss out on compensatory draft picks in 2019 Draft

Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive the picks. While the Packers won't receive any additional draft picks this year, Gutekunst deserves credit for the amount of picks he has been able to add since taking over as general manager. Read More

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Sarri: Chelsea must decide Ampadu’s best position - and soon

Sarri: Chelsea must decide Ampadu’s best position - and soon

After the half-time whistle was greeted with boos, Olivier Giroud's 55th-minute tap-in eased the nerves, before Ross Barkley's free-kick and a low strike from Callum Hudson-Odoi wrapped things up. I hope that our fans will be able to understand that Jorginho, for us, is really a very important player". "As soon as it happens, Sarri is dead to them, and the players are clear that they will cease to acknowledge him, even if that means allowing a 60-year-old man to crash to the floor from on ... Read More

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Le’Veon Bell’s weight never became a problem during holdout

Le’Veon Bell’s weight never became a problem during holdout

Based on what had been reported regarding Le'Veon Bell during his sabbatical from the NFL , the former Pittsburgh Steelers running back was working out tirelessly to stay in football shape. The NFLPA argued that the tag should be around $14.5 million while the league and the Steelers are pushing to keep the tag closer to $9.5 million because of Bell's holdout. Read More

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Police probe burglary at Sadio Mane's house during Champions League game

Police probe burglary at Sadio Mane's house during Champions League game

Manchester United may not be in the title race but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side could have a big say in who does win the Premier League , starting with February 24's clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford. The Manchester United interim manager has already enjoyed the greatest start of any Man Utd boss, but not content with just that, the Norwegian is now on the cusp of creating Premier League history. Read More

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Tiger Woods wants to be in prime condition for the Masters

Tiger Woods wants to be in prime condition for the Masters

Woods enjoyed unprecedented success in the tournament, winning it seven times in six different venues before it was moved to Mexico and renamed the WGC-Mexico Championship in 2017. PGA Tour Player Advisory Council (PAC) co-chairman James Hahn announced the relaxed attire rules to fellow players on social media on Monday. Last month's stunning seven shot win at the Dubai Desert Classic was his sixth worldwide since July 2017, and the 25-year-old now truly believes he is used to being at ... Read More

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US weighing options on American IS sympathizer in Syria

US weighing options on American IS sympathizer in Syria

Now, as their heartbroken families continue to survive each day knowing they will never see their loved ones again, teenager Shamima Begum - who left London to join the Islamic State in Syria and is now begging to come back to the United Kingdom to live - has described the Manchester bomb attack as being akin to the "women and children" being bombed in IS territory in Baghuz. Read More

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Man United’s Mata eyes Liverpool scalp after Cup win at Chelsea

Man United’s Mata eyes Liverpool scalp after Cup win at Chelsea

Solskjaer's success with a United team that was struggling under Jose Mourinho has made the 45-year-old the front-runner to get the job permanently. "The flare players get more of the plaudits, but he is someone who is really proving himself right now". Chelsea have never granted managers much patience, and it looks as if Sarri's time could be up very soon, depending on the outcome of these crisis talks. Read More

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Barcelona lack sparkle ahead of crucial Champions League mission in Lyon

Barcelona lack sparkle ahead of crucial Champions League mission in Lyon

Messi, Suarez , and co. are sure to strike early and often in a quest to pick up crucial away goals, while the typically offensive-minded Lyon may need to tone down their attack to contend with Barcelona's firepower. "Strikers have runs [of goals] and the best thing is he's getting chances". Valverde pointed out that his team had performed well on the road in this season's group stage, taking seven points from a possible nine and notably beating Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 at Wembley. Read More

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MLB Insider Names 5 Teams Still In On Bryce Harper

MLB Insider Names 5 Teams Still In On Bryce Harper

Then there was USA Today sports columnist Bob Nightengale insisting Harper, who had been waiting for someone to meet his price, " appears to have found that team in the Phillies ". Machado would advance the rebuild considerably. On one hand, at 26 years old he would seem to be entering his physical prime. He's young and he's immensely productive, and he'd fit in nicely with the youth movement. Read More

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Phillies need to 'grossly outbid' Giants to get Bryce Harper

Phillies need to 'grossly outbid' Giants to get Bryce Harper

They are said to have offered close to $200 million over eight years which is still to be accepted or acknowledged. While SNY's Andy Martino reported Tuesday, citing sources, that NY remains in the hunt to sign Machado with spring training right around the corner, he also reported the Yankees are closely monitoring the situation of Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado as they prefer Arenado over Machado. Read More

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