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You can imagine we still work on different things and we will see if it works". The Dutch defender has been rumored with a move to every Premier League giant all summer, and now we know he wants to leave. "Over the past six months I have held numerous discussions with representatives of the board, the former manager Claude Puel as well as the new manager Mauricio Pellegrino to inform them all of my desire to leave the club in search of a new challenge".
  • Hungary Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton explains why he allowed Valtteri Bottas through

    Hungary Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton explains why he allowed Valtteri Bottas through

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    However, it is only the second pole this season of Vettel , which leads the championship of a small point in front of Lewis Hamilton ( Mercedes ) and has imposed only once at the Hungaroring . After Hamilton's comfortable homecoming victory at Silverstone, the Briton was expected to take charge of the world title race. McLaren-Honda's Stoffel Vandoorne completed the top ten, meaning he scored points for the first time this season.
  • Fellaini in Man United squad amid Galatasaray link

    Fellaini in Man United squad amid Galatasaray link

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    Here are five things we learned ... Reports of Nemanja Matic's impending arrival could spell the end of Fellaini's time at Old Trafford but the big Belgian served a reminder of what he is capable of by heading United in front from Mkhitaryan's cross.
  • Liverpool will reignite bid to sign goalscoring midfielder after rejected bids

    Liverpool will reignite bid to sign goalscoring midfielder after rejected bids

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    Jurgen Klopp had targeted the Guinea worldwide, 22, as being someone who would provide drive and dynamism to his midfield and was prepared to back his judgment of the player with the biggest transfer outlay in the club's history. There has, however, been rumblings of a third bid being submitted by Liverpool - following Ragnick's controversial comments and a training ground bust up - in a last ditch effort to bolster their midfield ahead of the new Premier League season.
  • Female ref removed after LaVar Ball threatens to pull team off court

    Female ref removed after LaVar Ball threatens to pull team off court

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    Points to the ref and looks at the crowd, "We need to get someone else in here". I know what she trying to say: 'I gave LaVar, I gave him a tech, I'm strong.' That ain't got nothing to do with it. "She's got a vendetta ..." He told Kristine Leahy of Fox Sports to do the same back in May when she questioned the price and sales of Ball's line of basketball shoes.
  • Study reveals 99 percent of ex-NFL players suffer CTE

    Study reveals 99 percent of ex-NFL players suffer CTE

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    In fact, it is only in the last five years or so that I have developed an interest in the game - largely as a result of marrying into a family of rabid Buffalo Bills supporters. For collegiate players, 91 percent were found to have CTE . However, it is unknown if CTE and Alzheimer's are related. Of the total 202 players examined, the authors of the study from Boston University found that 87 percent of the players - whose median age at death was 66 years old - showed signs of CTE .
  • Training Camp Day 1: Focus is on the future

    Training Camp Day 1: Focus is on the future

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    The tight end has chose to go in the locker room of the stadium, located about fifteen minutes from there to spend the night there. Bennett documented the incident on his Instagram account , posting a story about his stay. "I usually like the metaphorical cheese that goes in my pocket, but the cheese that goes on my head works as well", Bennett said. via Rob Demovsky of ESPN .
  • Orlando City introduces Dom Dwyer

    Orlando City introduces Dom Dwyer

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    Dwyer, 26, became a USA citizen in March and later in the summer scored in his first two matches for the USMNT, including a goal in the Gold Cup opener against Panama. "Dom is a fantastic player who recently gave us a glimpse of what he is capable of with the USA men's national team and will keep doing so with the club and at the MLS All-Star game next week".
  • BCCI's Rs 50 lakh to women cricketers, Railways add to bonanza

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    Despite ending as runner-ups, I feel that the women's team has won the finals because they have won the hearts of the entire country". " Mithali has been a great influence on Indian cricket". Overwhelmed at the reception received by the Indian women's cricket team on their return, both at the airport and also during the meet-and-greet session organised by the BCCI at a city hotel here yesterday, skipper Mithali Raj said that "it's the beginning of good times for women's cricket".
  • Man City Sign Benjamin Mendy From Monaco

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    Nothing reflects the evolution of football's modern full back more than Manchester City's decision to spend around 120 million pounds ($156.35 million) on buying three in 10 days - with a fourth possibly on the way. Mendy, 23, has signed a five-year deal at the Etihad Stadium for a reported £52m . City director of football Txiki Begiristain said of the deal: 'Danilo is a fine player who offers great versatility to our squad.
  • Nets swing trade and look more interesting by the day

    Nets swing trade and look more interesting by the day

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    ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowksi first reported the trade. He made 44 percent of his 3-point shots last season, second best in the National Basketball Association. Depending on the order of operations, Portland could now set itself up to be a part of a larger deal that may involve other available players ( cough, cough Carmelo Anthony ).
  • Draymond Green Is Being Sued For Alleged Assault And Battery

    Draymond Green Is Being Sued For Alleged Assault And Battery

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    In the early morning of July 10, 2016, Green was arrested outside of Conrad's Grill in East Lansing after police saw him slap Edmondson. The deal reduced Green's charges to a noise violation from misdemeanor assault. A source told ESPN that Edmondson, an OH native, approached Green face-to-face with verbal taunts and threats that day, just weeks after the Warriors lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals.
  • Jerry Jones: NFL has no domestic violence case against Ezekiel Elliott

    Jerry Jones: NFL has no domestic violence case against Ezekiel Elliott

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    And that's about where the definitive answers ended on a sunny morning in Oxnard, California. Jones clearly believes that the rumors of an impending suspension against Elliott would be unfair. "My opinion is there's not even as issue over he said, she said". That's because 6 players are now dealing with off the field issues. The countability does not mean infallibility.
  • Conor McGregor & Warriors' Draymond Green Clash In Heated Instagram Battle

    Conor McGregor & Warriors' Draymond Green Clash In Heated Instagram Battle

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    The message reads, "We rocking with Floyd bro not you... take that off bruh". Green, who now wears No. 23 for the Warriors, took to Instagram to criticize McGregor while posting a photo of him in a No. Green later responded "that number won't be worn again when I'm finished with it clown!" It was in that interview that new information came to light as Harris explained how Mayweather had grown infuriated after learning of a text message exchange between her and National Basketball ...
  • China's Li shoots 63 to soar into British Open contention

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    Spieth, 23, started the day with a three-shot lead over Kuchar, but temporarily lost it after a shaky performance for the first 13 holes, including an nearly catastrophic drive on the 13th that required him to take an unplayable and drop between sponsorship trucks.
  • LeBron James leaked Kyrie Irving trade, Stephen A. Smith says so

    LeBron James leaked Kyrie Irving trade, Stephen A. Smith says so

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    Shortly after ESPN .com's Brian Windhorst reported Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers for a trade last week, Kevin Love replied to a Twitter message asking how things are Friday by saying they're "a little peculiar". Even if this is not what happened, there is now a clear disconnect between the Irving and James that previously did not exist. We'll see in the next few days whether or not a serious contender emerges, but if you're a fan of one of those teams it's going to be ...
  • Spieth will take a 3-shot lead into final round

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    And it was a huge part of the tournament for Spieth. Poulter's three shots behind Spieth's tally of 6-under-par at Royal Birkdale. So ruthlessly efficient and locked in was Spieth, that Kuchar, his playing partner, had to remind him to relish the moment as they walked up the No.
  • West Ham United sign winger Marko Arnautovic as busy transfer window continues

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    West Ham have confirmed the signing of Austria global Marko Arnautovic from Stoke City . Joint chairman David Sulllivan said Arnautovic would be a great addition to West Ham this season. I am not even crying for two but if we get one player as soon as possible (that would be great) because we can see the way Lindelof is in a team, you can see Lukaku is in a team.
  • Ice-cool Froome on brink of fourth Tour de France triumph

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    After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen finally got a stage victory at this Tour de France . Britain's Chris Froome , wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line in Marseille. The course is made for him, and he'll relish the chance for a second stage win. Victory this weekend would make Froome just one of five riders ever to win four or more Tours, and just one short of the all-time record of five, held equally by Eddy Merckx , Jacques Anquetil ...
  • Hugh Freeze Out At Ole Miss

    Hugh Freeze Out At Ole Miss

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    USA Today reported that Nutt's attorney, Thomas Mars , brought the phone records to the attention of the university. Further investigation into Freeze's phone records revealed a "concerning pattern", athletic director Ross Bjork said at a press conference following the announcement, but did not divulge any details.
  • Spieth in tie for lead at British Open as rivals trail

    Spieth in tie for lead at British Open as rivals trail

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    It might have been a four-way tie had San Diego's Charley Hoffman been able to hang on to his stellar round. The trio finished a shot ahead of England's Paul Casey and South African Charl Schwartzel. Kuchar moved to five under at the turn and looked poised to open up a healthy lead as conditions improved in the afternoon but he parred each hole on the back nine to stay level with his compatriots.
  • Time to re-elect new PM, says Naeem ul Haque

    Time to re-elect new PM, says Naeem ul Haque

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    He continued that the Iqama issued by UAE government to the premier, which was revealed by the findings of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), will not let Nawaz escape this case. The documents contain two letters sent to the JIT. Presenting to the documents detailing cargo shipments from UAE to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Raja said his client, Hussain, was not asked questions about the UAE Justice Ministry's letter during his JIT sessions.
  • Arsenal claim 3-2 shootout win Bayern Munich in Shanghai

    Arsenal claim 3-2 shootout win Bayern Munich in Shanghai

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    Both Ozil and Lacazette were lively from the off but it was Bayern superstar Robert Lewandowski who broke the deadlock with a calmly converted penalty inside ten minutes. And also, James knows that if he doesn't deserve to play he doesn't play, he goes on the bench - as a lot of players go, because we have a lot of competition in the team .
  • Yankees add 3B Frazier, RHPs Robertson, Kahnle to roster

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    Robertson has been the White Sox's closer, but would likely move into a set-up role. The Yankees are now 48-44 and sit three games out of first place in the AL East. That's why the White Sox's grade took a hit. The realization that the All Star game was over seems to have gotten GMs off their couches and it's been a big week on the baseball trade market.