• Liverpool, Manchester City still a level above Chelsea, insists Maurizio Sarri
Liverpool, Manchester City still a level above Chelsea, insists Maurizio Sarri

I think that he can spend less energy than now at 50 or 60 metres to the oppositions goal". "I think Hazard can improve more", Sarri added. "Now we have to prove that and do it again and again". "I can not change my mind for one match", he said. And the Belgian forward completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot in the 80th minute after Wil...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino scored either side of half-time to put Liverpool 2-0 ahead at Wembley. Liverpool FC are now leading the way at the top of the Premier League table as they bid to try and establish themselves as one of the main contenders for the title this season.

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  • Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title
Storm sweep Mystics, win third WNBA title

James, of course, knows how it is to be on the other end of a championship loss and wanted to recognize the Mystics for their season. Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points for the Mystics. I didn't know (Toliver's' favorite) beer. As did numerous players who represent those teams, such as Seahawks stars Earl Thomas, Russell Wilson and Frank Clar...

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  • Sharks Acquire Erik Karlsson From Senators
Sharks Acquire Erik Karlsson From Senators

If the Senators decided to make this move now, that means contract talks they were having with Karlsson's camp were going nowhere and he had no plans to re-sign here. Karlsson entered the National Hockey League as the No. 15 overall pick in the 2008 draft by Ottawa. The 28-year-old has won two Norris Trophies and has led Ottawa to within a goal o...

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  • Pogba handed warning by Gary Neville amid transfer speculation
Pogba handed warning by Gary Neville amid transfer speculation

A lack of consistency and tendency to resort to apparent showboating has frustrated some United fans, but Doucoure says his former France youth worldwide team-mate has always played that way, and it is what has enabled him to get to the top of the game.

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  • Georgia university drops Nike over Kaepernick ad
Georgia university drops Nike over Kaepernick ad

Tell us again, Nike , what exactly this man sacrificed. Despite having a father who served in the United States Armed Forces, the former NFL star and " Good Morning America " co-host is in support of Colin Kaepernick and every NFL player who kneels during the singing of the National Anthem before games.

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  • Carlos Ramos says he's 'fine' after U.S. Open
Carlos Ramos says he's 'fine' after U.S. Open

After the match , Williams accused Ramos of having a double standard for women and men . Williams added, "So congratulations, Naomi". "This is a bulls". Barbora Strycova and Serena Williams after their fourth round match at the 2017 Australian Open. Another person identified as an "senior figure" told the Guardian that umpires felt Ra...

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  • Jack Butland 'reassured' over England place despite playing for Stoke in Championship
Jack Butland 'reassured' over England place despite playing for Stoke in Championship

Marcus Rashford got ahead of Alexander-Arnold with the eye on goal, but flashed his effort way off target on 26 minutes. One fan did, however, not buy into the worldwide friendly hype. "But actually, if I am Pep I have other players, senior players, who I have to get up to speed because they haven't had many match minutes". If England lose a...

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  • Luis Enrique admits mistake over Aspas call-up
Luis Enrique admits mistake over Aspas call-up

Spain scored three goals in each half as they completely outplayed Croatia , who were playing just their second game since the World Cup final. More importantly, they are off to a winning start under Luis Enrique , with their performances in Elche and against England at Wembley a stark reminder of the quality they possess, which seemed to go m...

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  • Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning GM
Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning GM

Yzerman, 53, was hired by the Lightning as GM in 2010 and has one year remaining on his contract with Tampa Bay. He has always been considered a future National Hockey League general manager. The stunning turn of events comes days before the Lightning open training camp following a trip to the Eastern Conference final. Most recently, Yzerman ma...

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  • Did the Canadiens finally make a good trade in Max Pacioretty deal?
Did the Canadiens finally make a good trade in Max Pacioretty deal?

According to Montreal GM Marc Bergevin, Pacioretty had requested a trade last season, though a failed deal with the Los Angeles Kings during the 2018 National Hockey League draft led to the winger changing representation and new agent Allan Walsh saying the player didn't want to leave Montreal as recently as August 28.

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  • New study shows Nike sales increase 31 percent after releasing Kaepernick ad
New study shows Nike sales increase 31 percent after releasing Kaepernick ad

According to the report, following a brief decline, the shoe giant's online sales grew 31 per cent which was substantially better than 2017's 17 per cent increase during that same time period. Kaepernick, formerly the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, was a controversial choice due to his notoriety for kneeling during the national anthem at...

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  • Cantona claims Guardiola better for United than 'no fun' Mourinho
Cantona claims Guardiola better for United than 'no fun' Mourinho

John Terry has questioned whether former boss Jose Mourinho has the strong leaders he needs to succeed at Manchester United . Mourinho has been bombarded with criticism from all sides of late with two defeats from their first four games already leaving the club way off the pace in the race for the Premier League .

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  • Novak Djokovic to face Kei Nishikori in US Open semi-final
Novak Djokovic to face Kei Nishikori in US Open semi-final

He is into his third major semifinal - all in NY - but is still in search of his initially Slam trophy. The No. 20 seed continued what's been a largely dominant run through the draw by winning in just 57 minutes, the third time in her five matches she didn't even have to play an hour.

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  • Tiger Woods stuns golf with second-lowest opening round ever
Tiger Woods stuns golf with second-lowest opening round ever

Woods and McIlroy still had to hit the shots and make the putts. Briefly, the model takes account of the current form of each golfer as well as the difficulty of their remaining holes, and probabilities are calculated from 10K simulations. The wide fairways and temperatures in the 90s allowed the golf ball to seemingly fly forever and made for such...

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  • Leroy Sane leaves German squad over 'private reasons'
Leroy Sane leaves German squad over 'private reasons'

Sane was introduced in the 83rd minute of Germany's 0-0 UEFA Nations League draw with France and will miss Sunday's friendly with Peru . Germany's official Twitter account announced that Sane had left for "private reasons" and reports quickly ran riot suggesting that the Manchester City player had fallen out with Low.

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  • Celtics’ Jabari Bird Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting, Kidnapping Somebody
Celtics’ Jabari Bird Arrested After Allegedly Assaulting, Kidnapping Somebody

Police said complaints would be sought against Bird for assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping. Authorities in MA say an National Basketball Association player has been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and assaulting an individual, though details were scant as of the latest reports available.

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  • Serena Williams Breezes Into US Open Final, Her First In 4 Years
Serena Williams Breezes Into US Open Final, Her First In 4 Years

Williams isn't anxious that their only prior meeting, at Miami in March, was a victory for Osaka . Having reached the Wimbledon final in July, she has flown through the US Open draw like a high-speed NY subway train. From that same article, Williams was also familiar with Osaka , calling her a "very dangerous" tennis player even when she was ju...

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  • Jorginho agent reveals how Chelsea beat City to his signature
Jorginho agent reveals how Chelsea beat City to his signature

But now I've got Chelsea and I'm delighted. When asked why they opted to change coach, he replied: "I still don't know". While acknowledging that his departure from Napoli could have been handled better, Sarri is not ruling out a return to his hometown club in the future.

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  • Nike reveals inspiring new ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick
Nike reveals inspiring new ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick

Tennis legend Serena Williams is also featured in the same series of ads from Nike. Nike's new ad campaign includes a close-up photo of Kaepernick with the sentence, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". The ad's universal theme is about athletes pushing for bigger dreams. "Ask if they're insane enough". He added, how...

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  • U.S. Open: Djokovic ends Millman's run to reach semis
U.S. Open: Djokovic ends Millman's run to reach semis

Osaka won 59 points to just 28 for the unseeded Tsurenko, who knocked off No. 2 seed Caroline Wozniacki in the second round. She then reached the last four courtesy of a 6-4 6-3 win over Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . "It would be really cool". The legend is back: Two-time US Open champion Andre Agassi was courtside for Nishikori's five...

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  • Denmark scramble together new squad, coach amid pay dispute
Denmark scramble together new squad, coach amid pay dispute

If the Danish Football Association (DBU) had failed to name a squad, the team, who are ninth in the world rankings and reached the last 16 at this year's World Cup, could have been thrown out of the 2020 European Championship. Senior players refused to renew their contract over disagreements on their conditions. We are prepared to play the global m...

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  • Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open
Nishikori, Osaka give Japan historic tennis day at US Open

Nishikori won the rematch of the 2014 final in a match that lasted 4 hours, 8 minutes. Nishikori will be playing in his third US Open semi-final after similar runs in 2014 and 2016. "Because I have grown up here and, like, then my grandparents can come and watch. I thought it was really cool". Osaka, the daughter of a Japanese mother and Hait...

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  • US Open day 9 recap: Serena Williams and the American dream
US Open day 9 recap: Serena Williams and the American dream

Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction. She hits a good ball. In addition to trying her hand at reporting and commentating, she's coaching in her hometown in Georgia and says she's not quite sure which avenue she wants to pursue full time.

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  • After Abuse Allegations, Urban Meyer Gave Assistant High Marks for ‘Core Values’
After Abuse Allegations, Urban Meyer Gave Assistant High Marks for ‘Core Values’

Like these texts between Meyer and his agent, Trace Armstrong . Monday was the first day Urban Meyer was permitted to return to coaching since being put on administrative leave on August 5, so things took a step toward normalcy at Ohio State .

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  • Steelers preparing for life without Le’Veon Bell
Steelers preparing for life without Le’Veon Bell

Or maybe Bell will skip a week to send one last message about his frustration over not being able to sign a long-term deal during the offseason. Bell remains away from the team while deciding when to sign his $14.54 million franchise tender.

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  • Messi: Barcelona have the squad to win the Champions League this seaso
Messi: Barcelona have the squad to win the Champions League this seaso

Barcelona , which has won its three opening league games, led 3-2 at the break before adding five second-half goals without reply. "We had patience and dominated the game, and eight goals are the product of the plays we generated throughout the game", Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde told the team website .

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  • Chicago Bears: 10 bold predictions following Khalil Mack trade
Chicago Bears: 10 bold predictions following Khalil Mack trade

It's one of those situations, it sucks we lost our friend, we lost our brother but you know we have games to win. Raiders coach Jon Gruden, whose roster overhaul has 31 players on the 53-man roster who did not appear on Oakland's active roster last season, acknowledged Sunday that Carr's massive five-year, $125 million contract extension, signed ...

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  • Dominic Thiem reveals game plan for US Open quarter-final
Dominic Thiem reveals game plan for US Open quarter-final

Shapovalov needed three break-point chances to finally break Anderson and send the match into a fifth set decider. World number one Nadal saw off a battling Nikoloz Basilashvili , the first Georgian in a fourth round in NY, 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4.

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  • Colin Kaepernick seals Nike campaign ... and backing from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Colin Kaepernick seals Nike campaign ... and backing from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

According to ESPN's Darren Rovell , Nike continued to pay Kaepernick even though he was unsigned and was waiting for the right time to announce the continued partnership. Trump said the players disrespected the American flag and the military, and has said he would love to see National Football League owners fire players who disrespected the fl...

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