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It has been a productive week for City, who opened their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach on Wednesday. Toure was once again missing from the Spaniard's match-day squad for the club's 4-0 win over AFC Bournemouth, despite players such as David Silva, Fernando, and Sergio Aguero all being unavailable for the game.
  • With caddie's help, In Gee Chun sets record at Evian Championship

    With caddie's help, In Gee Chun sets record at Evian Championship

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    The award was named after 10-time major victor Annika Sorenstam who presented it to Ko after finishing 2-over-par for the tournament in Evian. After carding a two-under 69 Sunday with three birdies and a bogey, Chun defeated two fellow Koreans, Park Sung-hyun and Ryu So-yeon, by four strokes, and took home a US$487,500 winner's check.
  • Tim Tebow agrees to $100000 bonus to sign with Mets

    Tim Tebow agrees to $100000 bonus to sign with Mets

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    Lucie, Florida. Tim Tebow's instructional league debut will mark the first time he has played organized baseball in over a decade. Tebow, who has worked for ESPN's SEC Network since 2013, will balance his new baseball career and his commitment to ESPN.
  • Andy Murray to miss grandad's funeral for Davis Cup tie

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    Murray - who recently retained his Olympic title in Rio by defeating Del Potro is another dramatic match - started the contest in eye-catching fashion, rushing into a two-game lead. "I felt there wasn't too many mistakes on important moments", said Murray after the result. And while he may have scored a David Beckham-style effort from his own half in a five-a-side warm-up for today's Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina in Glasgow, he insists he still have plenty of goals left in him.
  • Rio Paralympics: Nigeria Continues Impressive Medals' Haul

    Rio Paralympics: Nigeria Continues Impressive Medals' Haul

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    Earlier Lora Turnham and her pilot Corrine Hall won gold in the women's B 3000m individual pursuit beating silver medallists New Zealand by almost three seconds. Nigeria has been more successful at the Paralympics than it has been at the Olympics. She exploded onto the world stage at just 15-years-of-age, securing two Gold and a Silver medal at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
  • Pep Guardiola warns Vincent Kompany he faces fight for Manchester City place

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    City new boy Ilkay Gundogan deputised for Silva in midweek but Guardiola is unsure whether the German is ready for two games in a week, while defender Vincent Kompany definitely remains out. Kompany, 30, is close to a return after undergoing an operation on his groin and thigh following an injury sustained during the Champions League semi-final second leg against Real Madrid in May.
  • Finland still mum on starting goalie for World Cup of Hockey

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    I am having a little trouble getting excited about the World Cup of Hockey, scheduled for September 17 to October 1 at the Air Canada Centre. Last season, United States of America alternate captain and Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane became the first US -born player to lead the league in scoring (106 points) and was named the MVP.
  • Zidane: Ronaldo to play 90 minutes

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    The biggest one will revolve around, who else, Cristiano Ronaldo facing his former club in his new home. Zinedine Zidane has played down suggestions that his Real Madrid team are the favourites for the Champions League this season. It is a title that we will be going after and the team are looking good and solid. "We've started well and I hope we can continue to do well". Los Blancos have a flawless start to their La Liga season by winning their first three league games of the season.
  • US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

    US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

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    Russian Federation is always in the conversation, but in recent tournaments they have all played as individuals rather than as a team, despite boasting enormous talent such as Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin. We cleaned up some stuff defensively as well and we all thought it was a pretty good effort.”. "It's just getting that intensity , getting that playoff feel to it".
  • Packers offensive line ready for challenge against Vikings

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    Coach Mike Mularkey believes he's achieved at least one milestone for a franchise that has gone 5-27 combined the past two seasons. Points should be hard to come by in this game, which is why we like the under to hit. "I don't think we played very well offensively", Rodgers said. "One thing was I told him that he didn't have to be anyone else but himself". After allowing Tennessee to rack up 194 yards in the first half, including 145 yards passing, Minnesota only gave up 122 yards to the ...
  • Philadelphia Eagles Rebuilding With Carson Wentz

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    Pederson said. "Sure. But right now we are where we are". "That's the type of guy that we knew we have in Carson Wentz". "If anything, it just helps me a little more to get the fire going, and to help the young buck come Sunday". "It's actually amusing I was actually laying in the middle of a corn field hunting when that happened, and so, I got the call, and I was obviously very surprised".
  • Clinton slams Trump supporters, calls them 'basket of deplorables'

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    Critics of the network, which mostly targets audiences outside of Russian Federation and also includes programing in Spanish, Hindi and Arabic, have described it as a propaganda arm of Putin's government. "I have great faith in the military", he continued. "We are trying to force democracy down their throat, spending trillions of dollars and they don't even want it", Mr.
  • Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

    Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

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    The Yamaha pair start alongside Suzuki's Maverick Vinales on the front row of the grid with the Spaniard just over a tenth shy of Rossi's 1m32.216s P2 time. LCR Honda's Cal Crutchlow was the best of the satellite riders, one spot ahead of Pedrosa in seventh, but a week after finishing second at Silverstone he was frustrated to miss out on a spot on the second row of the grid.
  • New York Mets Sign Tim Tebow to Minor League Deal

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    Now there's a hopeful slogan for the fan base. We promise more than rudimentary baseball skills. Tebow, who is listed as an outfielder, hit.448 as a junior at Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, Florida, in 2005. Alderson: "Everyone will point to reasons why (Tebow) can't make it". Rivera went undrafted, and that both beat the odds. He turns 30 next August, a good five to seven years older than most players making their major league debut, let alone proving their chops in the minor leagues.
  • Cazorla comes to Arsenal's rescue with stoppage-time penalty

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    Santi Cazorla struck from the penalty spot in the dying minutes to sneak a 2-1 victory for Arsenal in this afternoon's Premier League match against Southampton at the Emirates. It's a big frustration but sometimes in a moment of the game you can lose". From the off, it was apparent Southampton were going to take the game to their hosts, and although Arsenal escaped a couple of unsafe early crosses unscathed, Jay Rodriguez squandering the best chance with his head, they were soon behind.
  • Chicago Bears viewed as underdogs against Houston Texans

    Chicago Bears viewed as underdogs against Houston Texans

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    Chicago is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 overall while the over is 4-1 in their last 5 overall. That is welcome news in light of their struggles with consistency last season, losing consecutive games on three occasions.
  • Denver LB Brandon Marshall takes a knee during anthem

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    Marshall was showing support for San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick's widely publicized protest , which began in the preseason last month and is slowly spreading across the NFL. Interestingly enough, Marshall actually played with Kaepernick in college. Four players have so far opted to kneel during the anthem in a protest against social injustice , a controversial gesture that started during the preseason and one that many consider to be a sign of disrespect to the American flag.
  • Kerber on Pliskova revenge mission

    Kerber on Pliskova revenge mission

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    Karolina Pliskova (R) of the Czech Republic shakes hands with Serena Williams of the United States after a women's singles semi-final match at the 2016 U.S. The 28-year-old has enjoyed the 2016 campaign after reaching three Grand Slam finals so far. She loses her world No. 1 ranking, as well, gone from the top for the first time in 186 weeks - another record she now must share with Graf.
  • Watch Pep Guardiola's press conference in full ahead of the Manchester derby

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    In December 2011, Guardiola memorably blindsided Mourinho by duping him into thinking he was using a four-man defence before switching to a system that involved Dani Alves pushing further forward down the right, Carles Puyol switching to right-back and Sergio Busquets operating simultaneously as a centre-half and central midfielder.
  • US Open lineup: Djokovic, Wozniacki and 2 Frenchmen

    US Open lineup: Djokovic, Wozniacki and 2 Frenchmen

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    In Thursday's semifinals, Djokovic will play No. 10 Gael Monfils , who advanced earlier against No. 24 Lucas Pouille, the man who eliminated Rafael Nadal in the fourth round. Roberta Vinci fell apart after losing the opening set on a foot fault, allowing No. 2 seed Angelique Kerber to take last nine games and win their U.S.
  • Patriots reportedly trade Josh Kline to Eagles for defensive back Eric Rowe

    Patriots reportedly trade Josh Kline to Eagles for defensive back Eric Rowe

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    The deal was reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter late yesterday morning but was only formally announced by the teams this morning. He started five games for the Eagles past year and finished with an interception. If the trade does go through, it would be the second one that executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman has made in the last four days.
  • Batang Gilas' Gian Mamuyac blocks Steph Curry's 3-pointer

    Batang Gilas' Gian Mamuyac blocks Steph Curry's 3-pointer

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    Television host Matilda Tao (陶晶瑩) yesterday apologized for making National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry play an extra five seconds, adding that she was guided by her "crazy and irrational love for Curry". "It's about winning a championship". Fortunately for Curry, he has the opportunity to get the taste of being swatted out of his mouth when his Warriors kick off their regular season campaign against the San Antonio Spurs Oct.
  • Man United: Boss plays down Rashford start

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    Marcus Rashford scored a dramatic last-gasp goal against the Tigers to retain Manchester United's 100 per cent winning record this season. "So I think it's very good for him to be on the pitch for 90 minutes for the U21 squad". In another game, first-half goals by Santi Cazorla (penalty), Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a 3-1 win at Watford to ease the pressure on manager Arsene Wenger.
  • Johnny Manziel re-enrolls at Texas A&M

    Johnny Manziel re-enrolls at Texas A&M

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    He has re-enrolled for classes at Texas A&M University. "I'm trying to get back to my roots", Manziel told TMZ . The former Aggies' star and troubled National Football League quarterback has re-enrolled at Texas A&M, according to a report by the Dallas News .
  • Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane explains Manchester United snub

    Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane explains Manchester United snub

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    Antonio Valencia hit the gym for an intense training session on Saturday as the Manchester United defender geared up for Ecuador's World Cup qualifier against Peru on Wednesday. As soon as Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola were announced as managers of their respective clubs, attention switched to when their first competitive game on these shores would be, making for the latest edition in a rivalry that has had it's fair share of controversy over the years.
  • Kyrgios stops with injury at US Open; Marchenko into 4th Rd

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    It is not the first time Kyrgios has belittled a detractor by rubbishing their own career achievements. "I stopped rushing in the rallies and was making quite a few unforced errors", Murray said. "I beat Monfils here last year, I beat Ferrer this year". 'It's only a failure if you don't learn the lesson, ' the tennis player wrote. The setback also forced Kyrgios to officially withdraw from the US Open doubles after he'd charged into the last 16 with British partner Dan Evans.
  • Josh Rosen acknowledges his 'abysmal' play vs. Aggies

    Josh Rosen acknowledges his 'abysmal' play vs. Aggies

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    These guys are very determined". The Bruins scored 15 points in a 1:40 span in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 24-24. Rosen has risen to being one of the best quarterbacks in the Pac-12 Conference, but he's going to be mightily tested in his first outing of 2016.
  • West Indies to play second T20 this evening

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    When play resumed, India bowled out Windies for 143. Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's decision to insert the opposition in backfired as the West Indies batsmen rained 13 fours and 21 sixes on a flat pitch at Lauderhill ground. Charles, however, continued his excellent form, finishing with 25-ball 43, which was the highest score for his side. Overall looking at everything as a complete package, i think it was fantastic.
  • Bale on losing transfer record to Pogba:

    Bale on losing transfer record to Pogba: "I couldn't care less"

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    But Bale said: "I'm not fussed and I couldn't care less . None of the players have pulled my leg on it", he told reporters. Bale said that none of his teammates had pumped him for information about Cardiff as yet but "I am sure if we get closer they will be asking".
  • Chelsea hijack Tottenham's bid for Sissoko!

    Chelsea hijack Tottenham's bid for Sissoko!

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    The extraordinary return of David Luiz to Chelsea was the transfer that had most chins wagging on Thursday morning but in some ways the strangest deal of deadline day was the Mo Sissoko tug of war between Tottenham and Everton. "I am in the prime of my career and I want to play for a big team". "When we are with the national team we speak a lot, we laugh a lot". A groin injury saw the Republic of Ireland midfielder sidelined amid interest from Celtic and Crystal Palace but his current ...
  • Penn State to honor Paterno 50 years after debut

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    During his 46-year career with the Nittany Lions, Joe Paterno won a record 409 games and led the team to two national championships in 1982 and 1986 and three Big Ten titles in 1994, 2005 and 2008. Paterno was sacked from the school as a fallout from the Jerry Sandusky trial. The reunion, which is not a university-affiliated event, is being organized by the Paterno family and a group of lettermen.
  • Go-round reaches record speed as Premier League clubs lash out £1.165bn

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    With this TV deal in place until 2019, expect the big spending to go on, even among smaller EPL clubs well aware that relegation would quickly turn off the money tap. Behind the trio are Everton at 10/1 and West Ham at 12/1. Wolves , under new Chinese ownership, paid a club-record £7m for Monaco forward Ivan Cavaleiro - that was the 13th signing of the summer, bringing their total spend to £14m.
  • Felipe Massa announces retirement from Formula One

    Felipe Massa announces retirement from Formula One

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    The same year, Renault's infamous crashgate scandal at the Singapore Grand Prix cost Massa his lead and the driver lost the world championship title by just one point. He's achieved a lot. "I want to thank Claire (Williams ) for the opportunity I had to be part of this team that is in my heart - for all the mechanics, engineers and all the people who are part of my history of my career at Williams".
  • Steelers claim QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers

    Steelers claim QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers

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    During that seven-game stretch, he totaled just 935 passing yards, four touchdowns and seven interceptions. The Steelers thought they might have to wait until after the final preseason cuts to find a No. The team announced the move and noted Bruce Gradkowski has been placed on the reserved list. Gradkowski is dealing with a hamstring injury and Vaughan is suffering with a hand injury.
  • Younger Sprint Cup drivers making their presence felt

    Younger Sprint Cup drivers making their presence felt

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    You know people who who got me into the cup series. In the pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. I think it's something that we're continuing to look at, but, in this case, it was the guy's first win, it's been three years, he was ecstatic.
  • James Weir leaves Man Utd for Hull City

    James Weir leaves Man Utd for Hull City

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    Keane had also spearheaded Manchester United's 2011 FA Youth Cup winning team and his move to Hull will ensure he gets regular first team football while showcasing his obvious talents. "I'm just looking forward to cracking on now and getting started here". Meanwhile, goalkeeper Dean Henderson has joined Grimsby Town , newly promoted to League Two, on loan until January.
  • Donaldson homers again, Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-1

    Donaldson homers again, Blue Jays beat Orioles 5-1

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    On the other, the Orioles are known for their big bats. "You try to win every game from here on out", Gibbons said. Pitching for the Blue Jays on Tuesday will be lefty JA Happ. Estrada (8-6) gave up one run and four hits with four strikeouts over seven-plus innings. "That'd be really good for us". We just didn't do much against Estrada.
  • Aguero charged with violent conduct by English FA

    Aguero charged with violent conduct by English FA

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    The 28-year-old has until 6pm on Wednesday to respond and could face a three-match ban, which would rule him out of the derby against Manchester United on September 10, if found guilty. Aguero has until Wednesday at 6 p.m. BST to answer to the charge, but if he does not contest it then he would automatically receive a three-game ban.
  • Rooney to retire from England duty after 2018 World Cup

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    If Rooney plays against Slovakia in Sunday's World Cup qualifier he will make his 116th England appearance, moving ahead of David Beckham and trailing only goalkeeper Peter Shilton. "I said before the Euros, I enjoyed playing in this team, and that's the case still". He was a midfielder during Euro 2016 under Roy Hodgson, who left his post after the shock last-16 exit to Iceland.