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US Open Odds: Roger Federer favored to win men's singles 8/25/17

His hopes of winning a sixth US Open , and first since 2008, suffered a blow with the third of those defeats against Zverev in Montreal two weeks ago. Besides Federer , the year 2017 has been brilliant for the Spaniard as well. Federer , on the other hand, will open his campaign at the Flushing Meadows against American Frances Tiafoe while he could cross swords with Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the fourth round and Austrian seventh-seed Dominic Thiem in the last-eight encounter. Read More

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Manchester United fans fully support Jose Mourinho's change for Leicester match

Manchester United fans fully support Jose Mourinho's change for Leicester match

Martial has made an impact in both of those games off the bench, netting late in each contest, and he has now been rewarded with the opportunity to impress from the off. Goal scorer Rashford was also glad United were eventually able to find an opening goal, saying: "We created a lot of chances in the first half and it seemed like it was going to be one of those days". Read More

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Tottenham vs. Burnley: Pochettino's pre-match point of view

Tottenham vs. Burnley: Pochettino's pre-match point of view

Left-back Danny Rose remains absent due to a knee problem but will continue with rehabilitation and "remains on course for a return to training in a few weeks", according to the club's website . "Yesterday. We were playing a box and he was inside and the ball was in the air and me, bam, and he fall, and me with the ball!" We are into the final days of the transfer window and the British source have mentioned that if Rose is sold before the deadline ends then he would cost around as much as ... Read More

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Rooney retirement 'good for Everton' - Koeman

Rooney retirement 'good for Everton' - Koeman

The 31-year-old Everton forward scored a record 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country, playing in six major tournaments. Former Manchester United frontman Wayne Rooney has hung up his global football boots. 17 Age at which he made his global debut - as a substitute in a friendly v Australia in February 2003. "He's been a pleasure to work with and I am sure at some point in the future there could be some involvement with England ", he added. Read More

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Real Madrid star Ronaldo invites Ramos anger over Florentino recommendation

Real Madrid star Ronaldo invites Ramos anger over Florentino recommendation

The second caution was given for an apparent dive in the Barcelona area, and Ronaldo reacted with disbelief before pushing match official Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back. We'll say this: He's a really good soccer player. Summer signings Theo Hernandez and Dani Ceballos are also expected to start against Fiorentina , along with youngsters Marcos Llorente and Borja Mayoral, who have returned from loan spells elsewhere. Read More

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LeBron Reacts to Kyrie Irving Trade

LeBron Reacts to Kyrie Irving Trade

The acquisition of Irving in addition to already adding Gordon Hayward makes the Celtics better than they were previous year, but how much better ? "He has proven that on the biggest stage, the NBA Finals, the last three years ". The fear would be that his hip injury compromises his speed, but there's no way to really tell until he's on the court. In his three seasons with the Celtics, Thomas averaged 24.7 points, 6.0 assists, and 2.7 rebounds, while Crowder produced 12.8 ... Read More

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Why Are MLB Baseball Umpires Wearing White Wristbands?

Why Are MLB Baseball Umpires Wearing White Wristbands?

We appreciate the Commissioner's willingness to engage seriously on verbal attacks and other important issues that must be addressed. Crew chiefs Joe West, Gerry Davis and Bill Miller wore the wristbands in the first games of the day. After watching the altercation, plenty of speculation about what Kinsler actually said leading up to the ejection has ensued. The back-and-forth started Monday, when Kinsler was ejected for questioning Hernandez's balls and strikes calls. Read More

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Smith relying on India experience to beat Bangladesh

Smith relying on India experience to beat Bangladesh

The two-day practice match between the Australians and the BCB XI was called off after the Fatullah Cricket Stadium was deemed "not up to the mark" by the touring side. "Sometimes, shorter the match, the more exciting Test match it is in a way", he said. "He (Smith) is very proactive in the way we want to play". It was also under threat until two weeks ago during a bitter and protracted pay dispute between the players and Cricket Australia , but a new memorandum of agreement was signed. Read More

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Broncos to name Trevor Siemian starting QB

Broncos to name Trevor Siemian starting QB

This is in agreement with Nicki Jhabvala of the Denver Post , who wrote after Saturday's second preseason game that Lynch had already lost the position battle. The Broncos are expected to name Siemian as their starting quarterback Monday, Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com reports. "Trevor, he was solid". But overall, the operation of the entire offense, decision making [and] ball placement was more consistent with Trevor. Read More

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Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers

Saints Get Preseason Win Over Chargers

L.A.'s new team had its second home preseason game on Sunday night. "It was okay. There were some periods that I thought were better than others". The pick wasn't completely Nassib's fault as it went through Tommylee Lewis' hands before safety Dexter McCoil - a Lutcher High product - caught it and returned it for a 99-yard touchdown. Read More

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Turkish football club Antalyaspor signs midfielder Nasri

Turkish football club Antalyaspor signs midfielder Nasri

Nasri will come against another ex-City player, Gaël Clichy (now at Başakşehir), who also joined from Arsenal in the same transfer window as Samir in 2011. Nasri had arrived in the Turkish Mediterranean resort city on Sunday where he was mobbed by fans before leaving the airport and had to be escorted out by Turkish security forces. Read More

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Impatient Sri Lanka fans voice displeasure

Impatient Sri Lanka fans voice displeasure

It was raining boundaries in the ground and stopped only after they reached the target. The left-handed Dhawan's place in the side was questioned before the series in Sri Lanka but he has repaid the faith shown in him by the selectors with his third century in six innings on tour, including two in the Test series. Read More

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Sir Colin Meads - A pillar of both Māori and Pākehā worlds

Sir Colin Meads - A pillar of both Māori and Pākehā worlds

Sir Colin was not only a great All Black but also a genuinely good Kiwi bloke. New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew called Meads "a true legend of the game". "He was a quintessential unassuming New Zealander - one of those we feel especially proud of as a nation", Peters said in a statement. A funeral for Sir Colin Meads in Te Kuiti next week is expected to attract up to 4000 people. Read More

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Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith's First NFL Tackle

Dallas Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith's First NFL Tackle

According to Bleacher Report , Dez Bryant missed a combined 10 games over the last two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys . We can't wait to see him back in action either. Indianapolis' defense got the team's lone touchdown when Barkevious Mingo stripped the ball from Cowboys backup quarterback Kellen Moore , and LaVar Edwards returned it 15 yards to tie the score at seven in the first quarter. Read More

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Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push

Granderson heads to Dodgers for post-season push

This means the Dodgers may not be sending a player and only money. "But an opportunity to be able to go play in the postseason is exciting". He did play for OKC in June while on an injury rehab assignment. Prior to playing with the Mets, Granderson played four seasons with the Yankees and five with the Tigers, who picked him during the 2002 draft's third round. Read More

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Stoke Stun Arsenal With A 1-0 Win

The 28-year-old was again missing from Arsenal's line-up against Stoke City on Saturday but Wenger hinted his star forward is closing in a return to action. "I expect players to go because we have too many players". Stoke started their 2017/18 season with defeat to Everton at Goodison Park , thanks to a Wayne Rooney winning goal . Read More

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Conte: I want to lead Chelsea out in the new Stamford Bridge

Conte: I want to lead Chelsea out in the new Stamford Bridge

Chelsea have signed Willy Caballero, Antonio Rudiger, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Alvaro Morata so far this summer. The Blues will be expected to up their bid for Belotti as Torino believe their star is worth £88m. The players felt the fans behind them. "For sure, it's not the same when you don't play in your stadium", he says. It was incredible. But now we have started this path and we want to continue together to improve and to bring this club to have a solid foundation to stay a long time at ... Read More

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Supreme Court draws parallel to Blue Whale game

Supreme Court draws parallel to Blue Whale game

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court had ordered the NIA to investigate the Kerala Love Jihad case, besides asking retired Apex Court judge Justice R.V. The NIA has recently conducted probe into some cases of "love jihad" in which women were allegedly being sent to Syria to join the ISIS. "Have you heard about the Blue Whale challenge? ". Read More

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All six Giancarlo Stanton home runs from last six games

All six Giancarlo Stanton home runs from last six games

Stanton now leads the major leagues with 43 home runs and set a franchise record Monday for most home runs in one season. As of Tuesday, Stanton has 43 home runs and 93 RBI so far this season. He's homered in five straight games. Odor led Texas' 11-hit attack by going 3-for-4 with two stolen bases and three runs. Pretty good? The stance often leads to a home run trot accompanied by a grin. Read More

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Chelsea treating me like a criminal, says Costa

Chelsea treating me like a criminal, says Costa

Thirdly, Chelsea are stepping up their pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater , who would look to be a direct replacement for Nemanja Matic, especially whilst Tiemoue Bakayoko continues his recovery from injury. If I was in the wrong, I'd go back now and do as they say. Costa is, however, still on the books at Stamford Bridge, with a transfer ban imposed on Atletico Madrid - his preferred destination - further complicating matters. Read More

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Arsene Wenger willing to sacrifice hefty fee to keep Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger willing to sacrifice hefty fee to keep Alexis Sanchez

Gunners are still unaware of Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's future and are planning to bring in at least 2 new players before the end of this summer's transfer window. "We want Sanchez to be with us but I'm not sure whether Chelsea want Costa to be with them", said Wenger. "It's important you have a serene atmosphere inside and clarity about your commitment", he said. Read More

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Rafael Devers's Home Run Broke This Yankees Fan

Rafael Devers's Home Run Broke This Yankees Fan

Judge, who fanned three times in four at-bats, has struck out in 30 consecutive games, two short of Adam Dunn's major-league record. So, I mean I think that can be a misleading number. Sale however did add to his credentials this season, becoming the franchises 2nd all-time leader in 10+ strikeout games (16). He allowed four hits and one run - which could have been prevented by better defense. Read More

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Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Pochettino admits red card 'made the difference' for Spurs

Tottenham looked to assert their Premier League authority onto the game early on, using their physicality to bully Newcastle, going tough in the tackle, all the while, controlling the tempo of the game easily. "That's football. Mistakes do happen". Newcastle were playing the counter attack well, until Shelvey stamped on Alli right in front of the referee . Read More

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Leonard Ellerbe Says Mayweather Prepared For McGregor's Style

Leonard Ellerbe Says Mayweather Prepared For McGregor's Style

But it's not the first time McGregor has been doubted. He doesn't stand a chance'. "I had my fun with it and my father. that was one of my main reasons for getting it". McGregor isn't planning any back steps as he attempts once again to accomplish the impossible on August 26 vs. Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena. Back in May, McGregor bought a luxury boat that he christened "The 188" after the amount of money he used to get in his weekly dole cheque. Read More

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No fairytale ending for Mo Farah at world athletics champs

No fairytale ending for Mo Farah at world athletics champs

It's been a long journey but it's been incredible". "It doesn't quite hit you until you compete here until after crossing the line and having a few minutes to myself, you realise this is it". That was despite what the BBC commentary from Brendan Foster and Steve Cram would have led you to believe for much of the race. Sir Mo Farah couldn't follow up his 10,000m efforts after he was tested by Ethiopia's Muktar Edris . Read More

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Danny Rose Rumours, Gary Cahill Critical of Blues

Danny Rose Rumours, Gary Cahill Critical of Blues

The core of talented, young, English stars such as Eric Dier , Dele Alli and Harry Kane . SPURS have been there or thereabouts in the past two seasons - but can Mauricio Pochettino and his charges handle the twin threats of big spending rivals bolstering their squads, and playing at Wembley, and mount a title challenge? "When you sign players like Eric Dier, who are internationals today, nobody knew", the 45-year-old began, via The Mirror . Read More

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Bears running game shines in opener

Bears running game shines in opener

Trubisky has all of the traits coaches like to see in a new quarterback, but it yet to be seen how those traits transfer from college to the NFL. Trubisky's last-second bid for a game-winning drive came up short, but the rookie was the story of Thursday's game. Read More

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