• Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Huddersfield: Kepa, Jorginho make Premier League debut
Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Huddersfield: Kepa, Jorginho make Premier League debut

The FA Cup winners and last season's defending champions headed into their first game of the season with some uncertainty given the changes which took place in the summer. "[I will change pre-season] completely, I think". It is not a problem, I have spoken with his three or four times. I accept it, but, for the future, it will be better to change i...

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  • PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy lead odds
PGA Championship: Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy lead odds

An emotional Jason Day and Rickie Fowler are among the golf stars who put themselves in the mix while playing with heavy hearts on day one at the US PGA Championships in Missouri. The reigning PGA Championship victor averages 313.8 yards off the tee, putting him ninth on the PGA Tour in driving distance and within spitting distance of big hitters...

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  • Jose Mourinho praises 'monster' performance from Paul Pogba
Jose Mourinho praises 'monster' performance from Paul Pogba

Paul, he was fantastic his contribution was incredible, but the fuel was disappearing every minute so we were in trouble and I needed [Marouane] Fellaini and [Scott] McTominay to give me that balance in midfield. 'With a great manager and great team-mates around me I think I've got the foundations to do that here at Manchester United '. The Worl...

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  • Former VCU basketball assistant charged in NY death
Former VCU basketball assistant charged in NY death

He died on Tuesday, police confirmed. Szabo, 35, reportedly was in NY for the wedding of his stepsister when he made a mistake that cost him his life. Wake Forest is coached by former National Basketball Association star Danny Manning. "Sandor was super outgoing, friendly, and an incredibly smart businessman", his company, What If Media, said in...

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  • Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield
Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

The "keeper made two costly blunders in the Champions League final as his side lost to Real Madrid , although it was later revealed he suffered a concussion moments prior to his first mistake after Sergio Ramos" knee collided with his head.

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  • Cleveland Browns: Preseason Week 1 instant reactions
Cleveland Browns: Preseason Week 1 instant reactions

The pro-running back crowd could have declared checkmate after Barkley broke off a dazzling 39-yard run on the first touch of a career that is beginning with Hall of Fame hype. That side of the debate could claim vindication after 2017 third-round pick Davis Webb completed 9-of-22 passes for 70 yards in a dismal performance.

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  • India vs England: Sachin Tendulkar Returns Without Ringing Lord's Five-Minute Bell
India vs England: Sachin Tendulkar Returns Without Ringing Lord's Five-Minute Bell

England captain Joe Root and India captain Virat Kohli . After the best Test match in England for years, despite the rush to castigation on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings, the weather may ensure that we are in for another adrenaline-fuelled nipper.

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  • Pogba still happy at Man Utd, insists Mourinho
Pogba still happy at Man Utd, insists Mourinho

United didn't sign anyone on deadline day and even though the European transfer window remains open Pogba appears set to stay at United. "Yes I am a United fan and it was disappointing". Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below. Man. United 2, Leicester City 0 . I enjoyed last season, the fight to finish where we finished and to man...

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  • Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'
Jose Mourinho lists second-place finish among 'greatest achievements'

The Merseyside outfit have signed AS Monaco midfielder Fabinho , RB Leipzig star Naby Keita , Stoke City playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri and AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker in the summer transfer window so far. The Red Devils had been linked with moves for Toby Alderweireld , Harry Maguire and Jerome Boateng before a surprise candidate emerged...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino backs Tottenham to improve despite lack of signings
Mauricio Pochettino backs Tottenham to improve despite lack of signings

While fans will take some solace in the fact that key players Toby Alderweireld , Harry Kane and Dele Alli have all stayed at the club, concerns will remain about the strength in depth available to Pochettino. He said: "These players were never away from our thoughts". The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email. Speaking about any pos...

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  • Premier League's Richard Scudamore hope Manchester City face challenge
Premier League's Richard Scudamore hope Manchester City face challenge

Many are tipping Liverpool to be their closest challengers this season, after a a £123.6m spending spree this summer. It promises to be an exciting final 24 hours of the summer transfer window as Premier League clubs look to make some late signings ahead of the 5pm deadline on Thursday.

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  • Georgia Hall wins Women's British Open for first career major title
Georgia Hall wins Women's British Open for first career major title

She added another birdie on the 13th hole but bogeys on holes 14 and 18 left her at 10 under after a round of one-under 71. Ahead of a tournament in Abu Dhabi a year ago, Hall hit a drive of 579 yards on Yas Marina race track, believed to be the world's longest drive by a female golfer.

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  • Excited Kouyate hopes for ‘an unbelievable season' with Crystal Palace
Excited Kouyate hopes for ‘an unbelievable season' with Crystal Palace

The Eagles have had their first full pre-season under manager Roy Hodgson and are shaping up well following an unbeaten goal-blitzing summer campaign. " I spoke to Wilf yesterday and he certainly gave me no indication it was true about wanting to quit the club ". "Pape [Souare], James Tomkins and Luka [Milivojevic], everybody has helped me to s...

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  • After Edgbaston Win, England are in the Driver's Seat: Ben Stokes
After Edgbaston Win, England are in the Driver's Seat: Ben Stokes

However, he was lbw to Ben Stokes for 51, and India were eventually defeated by 31 runs . "The captain should give confidence to his players". England too looked vulnerable at Edgbaston. We all know Kohli has been named captain and his record (at home so far) is enviable. Kohli then completed an 88-ball fifty when he glanced Anderson dow...

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  • Jose Mourinho pleased to see end to hard Manchester United pre-season
Jose Mourinho pleased to see end to hard Manchester United pre-season

Manchester United are chasing a center-back this season, and have reportedly been in talks with Barcelona star Yerry Mina, but Boateng could be their next target as Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his squad ahead of the new Premier League season.

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  • Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours
Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours

Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Spanish side Real Madrid tabled a £41.5m bid for Chelsea shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois for him to leave the Premier League for a move to Spain . "Every club wants to keep their top players and we are trying to do it". "But this is a human decision based on someone wanting to be close to his children - and...

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  • Everton agree Yerry Mina deal with Barcelona?
Everton agree Yerry Mina deal with Barcelona?

Both of those links strangely came about after the pair had enjoyed strong performances at the World Cup . And journalist Christian Falk, who works for German newspaper Bild, claims United contacted Bayern over a deal for Boateng on Sunday.

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  • Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports
Urban Meyer and the God Complex in College Sports

Courtney Smith provided screen shots of text message conversations with several women married to men on the coaching staff, which she says indicate that Meyer was aware of the problem. "There was nothing, I don't know who creates a story like that", Meyer said . Steve Spurrier, the greatest coach in Florida Gators history - considers Urban Me...

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  • India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out
India openers make encouraging start in reply to England's 287 all out

After he was the last man out with about 30 minutes left of the day, Kohli was given a standing ovation around Edgbaston, with England fans also showing their appreciation of one of cricket's box-office talents. BIRMINGHAM , ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Keaton Jennings of England is bowled by Mohammed Shami of India during the Specsavers 1st Test...

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  • Hamilton revels in Hockenheim win
Hamilton revels in Hockenheim win "I manifested my dream"

It's the first time the Brit has ever won after starting lower than sixth on the grid. An ecstatic Lewis Hamilton declared his surprise victory at Sunday's German Grand Prix as one of the best during his Formula 1 career. Ferrari called Raikkonen to the pits early in a bid to upset the Mercedes up ahead. "There was a lot of negativity ...

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  • Pakistan general elections 2018: Coalition government a possibility?
Pakistan general elections 2018: Coalition government a possibility?

The party of Khan's jailed chief rival, ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , called the count an assault on democracy in the nuclear-armed, Muslim country which has a history of military rule. The results had been due by around 2 am local time (10pm BST on Wednesday). "There's no conspiracy, nor any pressure in delay of the results". "I chose ...

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  • Pulisic at the double for Borussia Dortmund
Pulisic at the double for Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool FC have already been busy in the summer transfer window so far this year, signing Alisson , Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri. The former Chelsea man should have had an assist before Dortmund drew level, as he neatly played in Sheyi Ojo for a one-on-one opportunity but the latter's shot was diverted onto the crossbar by goalke...

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  • Lewis Hamilton signs for 2 more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team
Lewis Hamilton signs for 2 more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team

In the immediate aftermath of the British Grand Prix when being congratulated on his third-placed finish 38-year-old Raikkonen said in his distinctive robotic voice: "Obviously I did the best I could but there seems to be some opposite views on what I'm doing unfortunately, so we'll see".

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  • Van Avermaet keeps lead in mountains
Van Avermaet keeps lead in mountains

For me now, whatever happens, it's been a successful Tour, it's been an wonderful feeling to win the stage and take the jersey, I'm super happy with that. "For sure I'm not going to sit up and lose time, but I think we're in a great position". Alaphilippe, 26, delivered his first career Tour stage win after moving off the front of the break at th...

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  • Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series
Root and Morgan clinch decider for England in ODI series

Meanwhile, England won the decider by 8 wickets to seal the series 2-1. But it was Adil Rashid's 3-fer that set it up. Root, stumped off a Yuzvendra Chahal no-ball on 69, went to his century when he pulled Pandya through midwicket for his 10th four in 120 balls as England won with 33 deliveries to spare.

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  • José Mourinho: we need Alexis Sánchez on United States tour
José Mourinho: we need Alexis Sánchez on United States tour

It's since been confimed that his absence from the tour is due to legal issues whilst trying to obtain a visa. Jose Mourinho's men will then play a further friendly against Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes before facing AC Milan, Liverpool and Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup tournament.

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  • French players’ social media videos of World Cup celebrations
French players’ social media videos of World Cup celebrations

The 19-year-old reportedly earned about US$22,300 per game in the tournament and an additional US$350,000 for helping his country lift the World Cup trophy on Sunday (Jul 15). The French - World Cup winners in 1998 and finalists in 2006 - are in Group C with Denmark, Australia and Peru and kick off their campaign in the Russian city of Kazan ...

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  • Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard
Raptors close to acquiring a very unhappy Kawhi Leonard

Wojnarowski reports that the sides have been discussing the deal for week, though the specifics of a trade aren't outlined in any report. Charania is reporting that DeRozan, who signed a five-year, $139 million contract with the Raptors in 2016, has already "expressed displeasure toward a possible move" after becoming aware of the possibility o...

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  • Eden Hazard 'agrees personal terms with Real Madrid'
Eden Hazard 'agrees personal terms with Real Madrid'

And with just 12 months to run on his contract Chelsea have made a decision to sell before potentially losing him for free next year. This could help Chelsea keep hold of Eden Hazard , who has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid .

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  • Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride
Weary Nadal bows out of Wimbledon with pride

Anderson spent a total of 21 hours on the court prior to Sunday's finals, and said in a post-match interview he would have given "another 21 hours" to have the opportunity to play. Novak Djokovic has reached his first Wimbledon final since 2015 courtesy of a five-set win over Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the famous competition.

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