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Guardiola denies disrespect in ´Kane team´ row

Guardiola denies disrespect in ´Kane team´ row

Kane already has 11 goals for Tottenham this season across all competitions, as he looks to win the Premier League's golden boot trophy for the third successive season. Wasn't disrespectful for myself but for a lot of people it was unnecessary to say that. Guardiola, whose side are top of the Premier League ahead of Saturday's game against Stoke City, said he has always been quick to give credit to Tottenham, who finished second last season, one place above City. Read More

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US, Israel to quit UNESCO

US, Israel to quit UNESCO

The UN General Assembly President Miroslav Lajčák is also "concerned that the decision by the United States to withdraw could have adverse impacts upon the important work of UNESCO", according to a statement from his spokesperson. The organization has a long history of taking anti-Israel measures, and supporting resolutions against the Jewish state. The Trump administration has been preparing for a likely withdrawal for months, and a decision was expected before the end of the year, ... Read More

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Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

Darvish earns 1st playoff win in majors as Dodgers advance

By the numbers, Darvish didn't have a great season, going 10-12 with a 3.86 ERA (118 ERA+) and 3.83 FIP in 186 2/3 innings split between the Rangers and Dodgers, who acquired him in a July 31 deadline blockbuster. A quick 1-2-3 inning by Morrow in the bottom half of the seventh was followed by a 1-2-3 inning of his own by Bradley. Greinke allowed the first two Dodger batters to reach base. Read More

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Sri Lanka close in strong position

Sri Lanka close in strong position

Pakistan trail by 1-0 in the series after they lost the first Test by 21 runs in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan have been dealt a major blow after an injury ruled Mohammad Amir out of the upcoming 5-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read More

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Halep defeats Ostapenko to clinch world No.1

Halep defeats Ostapenko to clinch world No.1

The second set started with 4 good holds, which was important for Ostapenko to regain her confidence, but she got broken in game 5 after netting an easy forehand, which was her 25th unforced error since the start of the match! "Many others did it, and I'm one of them", said Halep following her win. Read More

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Alvaro Morata could be your Weekend(er) saviour in more ways than one

Alvaro Morata could be your Weekend(er) saviour in more ways than one

If you forced us to put one question mark against the Spain international's name, and we had to think about this Alvaro, it would be that he's yet to score against a "top six" side. "Now I have all of these things and I'm very happy", Morata told British media. "I think our start wasn't so, so easy". Jose Mourinho naturally took the defeat badly and singled Eden Hazard out for criticism: "Eden is the kind of player that is not so mentally ready to look back to his left-back and to ... Read More

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Updates from key Champions League clash in Belgium

Updates from key Champions League clash in Belgium

The national team captain was replaced by Nir Bitton in the 70th minute at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium with the Scottish champions leading through a Leigh Griffiths goal and a deflected strike by Patrick Roberts . After going down 5-0 in Matchday 1 to Paris Saint-Germain, Celtic responded with a ideal performance away to Belgian side Anderlecht on Wednesday. Read More

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Spartak Moscow v Liverpool talking points

Spartak Moscow v Liverpool talking points

Both Liverpool and Spartak drew their opening game in Group E and face each other in Moscow on Tuesday, but Klopp was left bemused as reporters in Russian Federation repeatedly failed to discuss the game. "Sadio is back and it's really good". 'Phil is still a young player so I hope he can still develop. "That shouldn't be taken as me saying, "You are not performing, you're out of the goal" ". Read More

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Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy ban to be lifted for United Kingdom home nations

Federation Internationale de Football Association poppy ban to be lifted for United Kingdom home nations

They said the remembrance symbol was political and banned under Federation Internationale de Football Association rules that forbid personal, political or religious slogans. Football's world governing body told England , Scotland , Northern Ireland and Wales that they were not allowed to incorporate it into their kits during World Cup qualifiers past year. Read More

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Goran Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

Goran Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

With Dragic out, Serbia briefly took the lead at 79-78. Serbia did not give up and fought back during the third and fourth quarters, and managed to even the score at 82-82 with 3:22 to go in the final. The EuroBasket 2017 ends tonight with gold medal match between Slovenia and Serbia, which will start at Sinan Erdem Dome at 9.30 p.m. local time (1830GMT). Read More

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Defense Leads Again As Ravens Beat Browns, 24-10, In Home Opener

Defense Leads Again As Ravens Beat Browns, 24-10, In Home Opener

As he has on most of his meetings with quarterbacks behind the line of scrimmage throughout his prolific career, Suggs got the best of Kizer and forced a fumble on the sack that the Ravens recovered at Cleveland's 33-yard line. Ravens running back Terrance West opened the scoring for Baltimore in the first quarter with a 4-yard touchdown run and kicker Justin Tucker rounded things out with a 28-yard field goal with 14:56 left in the fourth quarter. Read More

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Here's How To Watch Canelo vs

Here's How To Watch Canelo vs

Unfortunately, the fight between Alvarez and Golovkin is a product of HBO PPV. Alvarez's biggest fight before this one was a 12-round loss to Mayweather in 2013 in an entertaining fight which Mayweather deserved to win. Golovkin , who won a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics, is hoping for the kind of performance that will finally win over fans not overly impressed by a 23-fight knockout streak of 18 middleweight title defenses. Read More

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Small group of protesters take credit for Fenway banner

Small group of protesters take credit for Fenway banner

Fenway security ejected four people affiliated with the stunt from the stadium. McCaffrey said the banner hung for about a minute before security came and pulled it off and also removed three people who had hung it. A member of the group later clarified the banner's message and-speaking on the condition of anonymity so as not to detract from the banner's message-explained why the sign was displayed. Read More

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Patrick not returning to Stewart-Haas Racing

Patrick not returning to Stewart-Haas Racing

On Wednesday, Patrick said she learned earlier this summer that Stewart-Haas Racing wouldn't field a vehicle for her next year if she didn't find sponsorship. Patrick spent part of her Wednesday doing the business work of NASCAR, driving go-karts in downtown Chicago for Aspen Dental to encourage people to overcome emotional barriers to going to the dentist. Read More

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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin "GGG"

Golovkin is the more powerful fighter, and he has faced higher-quality opposition, making him more experienced and more capable. I am Gennady Golovkin until I walk into the ring. I have a great deal of respect for the sport and for the fans. That's what makes Alvarez-Golovkin feel a lot more like similar to marquee fights like Felix Trinidad-De La Hoya and Pernell Whitaker-Julio Cesar Chavez than anything the subsequent two decades have been able to produce. Read More

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Claudio Bravo: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Upset As Man City Move Failed

Claudio Bravo: Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez Upset As Man City Move Failed

When Thomas Lemar refused to join Arsenal , Alexis was forced to stay at the Emirates, despite his club agreeing a deal with Manchester City to sell the Chilean for £55million plus £5million in add-ons. "Hopefully we can fix it so all the other clubs in Europe finish at the same time". Ederson left the pitch on a stretcher after a high challenge from Liverpool's Saido Mane, who was shown a straight red card. Read More

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Conte: Hazard on bench; Morata may be rested

Conte: Hazard on bench; Morata may be rested

Atletico know what it takes to win a European crown after lifting the Europa League trophy in 2010 and 2012, though Chelsea remain the only team in the group to win the Champions League . Vardy must be an angry man these days since many of his teammates who helped Leicester City win the 2015-2016 League title have left. Antonio Rudiger is heading back to Roma just months after signing for Chelsea . Read More

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Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to Patriots for QB Jacoby Brissett

Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to Patriots for QB Jacoby Brissett

The Patriots lost wide receiver Julian Edelman and cornerback Cyrus Jones to torn ACLs in the past two preseason games, so their punt return needs were approaching code-red levels. The 5-foot-10, 185-pounder has appeared in 26 games with seven starts and totaled 51 receptions for 753 yards and three touchdowns. It seemed as if Jacoby Brissett was going to be a New England Patriot for at least another year. Read More

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Thomas Lemar Wants Liverpool Move, Not Arsenal

Thomas Lemar Wants Liverpool Move, Not Arsenal

Lemar's preference was Liverpool, but the Reds were unwilling to bid above their valuation of £65m, resulting in the forward staying at Monaco for another year. "I was focused on my match, that was all that mattered for me", added the winger who still has three years to run on his contract at the Stade Louis II. Read More

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Chelsea complete Davide Zappacosta deal

Chelsea complete Davide Zappacosta deal

Meanwhile, BT Sport pundit James Horncastle says the signing of the 25-year-old seems like a panic buy by the London club. Technical director Michael Emenalo added: 'Davide is a player of global calibre who Antonio Conte knows well and we have been aware of for some time. Read More

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Defending champion Kerber crashes out of US Open

Defending champion Kerber crashes out of US Open

As players ran for cover from drenched outside courts where just 90 minutes of action was possible, and only three matches completed, Osaka's big-hitting game flourished under the roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium . - Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova, who is the 23rd seed at the tournament, also progressed to the second round with a 6-1 6-3 win over Japan's Misaki Doi. Read More

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Why Dana White isn't attending Ronda Rousey's wedding

Why Dana White isn't attending Ronda Rousey's wedding

Browne is the 13th ranked heavy weight fighter in the UFC and now holds an 18-7-1 all-time record. Does anyone else find it intriguing that in the age of social media, almost half a day has gone by without any details of the reported Ronda Rousey-Travis Browne wedding being revealed? "Tomorrow is her wedding", White revealed. Read More

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Neymar stars as PSG beat Toulouse

Neymar stars as PSG beat Toulouse

Barcelona has announced it is taking legal action against Neymar after alleging that the Brazilian failed to fulfil his contract. The statement continued: "The club also requests Paris St-Germain take on responsibility for the payment of these fees if the player can not do so himself". Read More

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Trevor Siemian: Denver Broncos name starting quarterback

Trevor Siemian: Denver Broncos name starting quarterback

A significant component of that separation was their work in the Broncos' first two preseason games. Trevor Siemian: 8-for-11, 93 yards, 1 TD, 0 INT, 0 sacks. Denver still isn't likely much closer to making a decision on whom the starter will be despite vice president of football operations John Elway's plea earlier this week that one of the two take control of the job. Read More

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Nick Kyrgios to face Grigor Dimitrov in Cincinnati final

Nick Kyrgios to face Grigor Dimitrov in Cincinnati final

Kyrgios , ergo stormed into his very first Cincinnati Masters semifinals and will now face another Spaniard, David Ferrer . Bulgaria's 11th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov was to play John Isner of the U.S. 1. I'm missing all the match. With so much promise, Kyrgios hasn't always lived up to it in 2017 after controversially retiring from a number of matches and he himself admitted it hasn't been smooth sailing. Read More

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Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans

Panthers QB Cam Newton out for Saturday's game vs. Titans

The Titans quarterback completed 6-of-8 passes for 61 yards and a touchdown - a four-yard completion to tight end Delanie Walker - before being replaced by back-up Matt Cassel in the first quarter. When you've got a lot of guys around the ball where they're supposed to be, good things happen, and that's exactly what happened. The Titans' back ran in for the one-yard score in the second quarter, extending the lead to 24-10. Read More

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Muguruza dethrones Pliskova to reach Cincinnati final

Muguruza dethrones Pliskova to reach Cincinnati final

Sixth-ranked Spaniard Muguruza reached her first USA event final by trouncing Czech top-ranked defending champion Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 6-2, flipping the script in a rematch of their 2016 Cincinnati semi-final. Pliskova's two-in-one effort, matching feats on her way to Eastbourne and Doha titles, means Halep must capture the crown to swipe the top spot in Monday's rankings. Read More

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Cubs' Lester allows 9 runs before exiting in 2nd vs. Reds

Cubs' Lester allows 9 runs before exiting in 2nd vs. Reds

It was Cincinnati's most productive inning since scoring 10 runs in August 2015 versus Detroit. Zastryzny has one appearance for the Cubs this season, allowing three earned runs in four innings. That sound you heard was a giant sigh of relief from Wrigley Field, as the Chicago Cubs believe that Jon Lester's injury is relatively minor. Although he didn't show any physical signs of pain, Lester was scheduled to see the team physician after the game to determine the severity of damage to the ... Read More

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Floyd Mayweather Expands Business Empire, Announces Mayweather Boxing & Fitness

Floyd Mayweather Expands Business Empire, Announces Mayweather Boxing & Fitness

Watch the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference, featuring Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor , Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira. IT'S the fight few thought would happen - there weren't even many who thought it could happen. I'm not sure what Conor is going to be using. However, while the Irishman believes the fight will be over within two rounds, he stressed he was prepared to go the distance to secure what would be a very unlikely win against the five-division world champion . Read More

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No comparison between Sanchez and Costa - Wenger

No comparison between Sanchez and Costa - Wenger

Wenger's admission will only heighten speculation the 28-year-old Chile worldwide forward will join Premier League rivals Manchester City . Arsenal began their campaign with a 4-3 home victory over Leicester City last weekend. "Yes, I am very happy about that", said Wenger. "It's important the players aren't half in and half out, and they are completely in". According to reports from Daily Star , Gunners are ready to let Alexis leave the club but will not sell him to their league ... Read More

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