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Real begin Champions League defence, Leicester make bow

Along with Leicester, there are nine previous winners of the European Cup participating in the competition, including current holders and eleven time winners Real Madrid. Leicester go into the match at Jan Breydelstadion on the back of a 4-1 loss a...

Ex Boyer stands by Colin Kaepernick during national anthem

Despite the open lack of support, he was joined in San Diego by team-mate Eric Reid in taking a knee. Kaepernick hopes to be the 49ers' starter, but he is likely also in competition for a roster spot after a disappointing 2015 season during which h...

Kenny Stills: Dropped TD "an opportunity to make me stronger"

So, instead of harping on the bad of Sunday (I think most of us already did that after the game), let's focus on the positives we saw from Miami in game one of the Adam Gase era. Four plays later, Wilson hit Baldwin in the corner of the end zone ...

Stan Wawrinka wins US Open after defeating Novak Djokovic

He's not going to catch up to the top three players of the so-called Big 4 ( Federer has 17 Grand Slam championships, Nadal 14, Djokovic 12), but tennis historians might be arguing for years over whether Murray or Wawrinka is the fourth player...

Trump condemns Clinton's 'deplorables' label on his backers

He accused Clinton of having a "happy trigger", and said he would be "much slower" in making important military decisions because sending US troops into harm's way is "the most hard decision you could ever make". Clinton hit Trump on Thursday as...

Lorenzo takes record 64th career MotoGP pole position

However, once he changed the tyre, he was able to do even better, stopping the clock with a record time of 1.31 " 898, that translates as nearly 2 tenths better than the 1.32:146 the Yamaha rider set on the way to obtaining last year's pole: "I wan...

Conte: I can turn Luiz into top defender

We know that David can improve in defensive situations, but it's good and I'm very happy he has come here. "He's a positive guy", Conte said. "I'm very pleased for this". Also, I find him competitive like Barzagli. "I think you can see that last se...

Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook

Brook (36-0, 25 KOs) is bravely moving up two weight divisions to face Triple G, which makes him a massive underdog. Dominic Ingle , trainer to Kell Brook , compassionately threw in the towel before the fifth round was out to save his man from ...

US Open: Jamie Murray succeeds where brother Andy fails by reaching final

The duo only teamed up late previous year. Murray and Soares had each lost in the Flushing Meadows final with a different partner - Murray a year ago with Australian John Peers, and Soares in 2013 with Austrian Alexander Peya. Their 6-2 6-3 victory...

Steph Curry says he supports Colin Kaepernick’s National Anthem protest

CURRY: I love that. In a recent interview , Kaepernick clarified these rumors and said that the scrutiny he is experiencing from the public is related to society's Islamophobia. Whether he believed that or not, I dont know, but I say that because if...

US Open 2016: Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in final

While it's a total bummer that Serena Williams didn't make it into the U.S. Open women's final, we'll still be treated to an awesome match between Karolina Pliskova and Angelique Kerber . Kerber last won on the hard courts at Stanford in 2015, but...

Tim Tebow signs minor league contract with New York Mets

Finally on Thursday, Alderson announced that they officially offered Tebow a spot in the team, clarifying that their decision was not merely a publicity stunt. Since 2013, Tebow has been a college football analyst for ESPN . Tebow won the 2007 Hei...

MLB Rumors: New York Mets Thinking Financially by Signing Tim Tebow

Lucie, Florida, to tend to his broadcasting duties with ESPN's SEC Network, which only makes this move seem sillier. Tebow is 29, and he last played the game a dozen years ago as a high school junior. Tim Tebow can officially call himself a prof...

Mourinho, Guardiola stay cordial ahead of Manchester derby

If he is ready, he will play". "In this moment, he doesn't play". "It's a very good squad". In the style of a DraftKings fantasy football line-up, (that's one goalkeeper, two defenders, two midfielders, two strikers, and one utility player) let's t...

Manchester City boss Guardiola happy to share drink with Mourinho

So, believe me, it's on the pitch, with the players, the bigger stars. I love my job because I am with them. "It's simple like that". Arguably the two greatest coaches in the world, the pair face off at Old Trafford both armed with expensively-asse...

Serena Williams shocked by Karolina Pliskova in U.S. Open semifinals

There are, however, some key differences, including that the earlier one was at a run-of-the-mill event and the upcoming one is at a Grand Slam tournament. She was also runner-up to Serena at Wimbledon and has led the WTA Tour in match wins this seas...

Llorente backs Conte for Premier League success

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins has called David Luiz "a penalty just waiting to happen". We invested in David, and I'm very happy. "David can improve in defensive situations, but I am very happy to have him here". Chelsea have made a B£6millio...

Morales homers twice, Royals score 7 in 9th to beat Twins

Gee's bounced in and out of the rotation, tossing a scoreless inning last week after giving up one earned run over six innings in his last start (against the Yankees). He now has 10 home runs against Kansas City this season, two more than any other R...

WWE Backlash 2016: Match Card, Predictions For SmackDown Only PPV

How can tonight's episode of SmackDown excite the WWE Universe for their first brand-specific Pay-Per-View? American Alpha defeated the Usos to advance to the finals of the SmackDown Tag Team Championship tournament on "WWE Backlash", but...

Midfielder: Why new Man Utd signing surprised Jose Mourinho's squad

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has bought a "welcome to Manchester" present for Claudio Bravo ahead of Saturday's derby! He was bought for £17.1m from the La Liga giants on a four-year deal - a move that paved the way for Manchester City's first choice keeper ...

IOC will co-operate with Brazilian Olympic ticket probe

He has instead appointed South Africa's Sam Ramsamy as the official representative of the IOC at the Opening Ceremony, but his absence means the sitting IOC President will miss the event for the first time since 1984. Mr Hickey (71) was arrested on A...

Record Attendance at State Fair

After enjoying the fair, we then traveled across Central and Western New York for a few days, having not been in the region since attending SUNY years ago. The Fair generates approximately $100 million annually for the local economy, and employs more...

Eagles' Rowe-to-Pats deal almost done

On the Eagles' depth chart, released Tuesday before the trade was made, Rowe was listed as the third-string cornerback, behind starter Leodis McKelvin and seventh-round draft pick Jalen Mills . Kline appeared in 14 games-starting 13-for the Pa...

Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone set for UFC 205 in NY

The bout with Cerrone will be Lawler's (27-11, 1 NC) first since Tyron Woodley disrupted an incredible career resurrection. After last month's TKO over Rick Story, Cerrone said he'd be more than happy to jump right back into action for the UFC's much...

Organizers: Ticket sales up, Rio is ready for Paralympics

Craven said the issues surrounding the Games were the most hard to deal with in Paralympic history after it was revealed major budget cuts had been made. Irish multiple world and Paralympic champion Jason Smyth, Cuban double Paralympic champion Omara...

Lewis Hamilton brings 'A game' to display dominance in Italy

It was Hamilton's third successive pole at the Italian event and his fifth in all at Monza, a feat that equalled those of Argentine Fangio and Brazilian Senna. That left a private battle for pole, and Hamilton was far too good for Rosberg. Teammate...

Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year

Russell Knox and Jordan Spieth are the only two other players within 1000 points of Day's lead though with points quadrupled for the four playoff tournaments, that is of little outcome. The play-offs are four events over a five week stretch after the...

Brady expected to play tonight in Carolina

I couldn't believe it. The Patriots were hoping to see Lewis, who had four touchdowns in seven games before his injury previous year, ready in time for the regular season after getting him back on the field in June during their offseason progra...

Max Verstappen: Don't tell me to change my style in F1

Matters came to a head at Spa last weekend when the 18-year-old was involved in a coming together with the Ferrari pair of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen , but Verstappen made it clear that, like Manchester United's new striker, he was not goin...

Angels' Trout involved in auto crash after game, not hurt

Mike Trout was seen speaking to California Highway Patrol officers that responded to the scene and did not appear to be injured. A preliminary investigation revealed Trout slammed on the breaks of his black Mercedes to avoid another crash, which s...

Schweinsteiger still dreams of playing for Man United

He said: "The transfer window is closed in the US so I'm not going there now". Bastian Schweinsteiger feels a deep sense of gratitude for the experiences he has had with Germany as his global career draws to a close. "I haven't played [this sea...

Kyle Larson holds off Chase Elliott for first Sprint Cup victory

Chase Elliott beat Larson off pit road by half a vehicle length during the final green-flag pit stops of the race as it appeared the former was going to take his first career chequered flag, but Michael Annett brought out the caution with 12 laps ...

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte plans for Italy return

Skipper John Terry has taken to his Instagram account to express his delight at securing another important win and congratulated the three Chelsea goalscorers, while Willian also posted a message on his Instagram account. Burnley on the other hand...

Teddy Bridgewater to miss 2016 season due to knee injury

Bridgewater dropped back to pass during a drill and planted his foot before crumpling to the ground. The Star Tribune notes that trainers rushed to Bridgewater's side immediately, while some of his teammates huddled around him, others were vis...

Hammers snap up Arbeloa

The Spanish World Cup victor, who also won Euro 2012 with his country, left Real Madrid at the end of last season and West Ham have snapped him up for nothing. According to a regular info column on the club's official website, a "top Spanish World ...

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Commonwealth Games: Durban will not host in 2022

She said they will want to have it tidied up in a few months and they are optimistic there are cities interested and capable of meeting the requirements. "The reality of the situat...

Luis Enrique: PSG win took its toll on Barcelona in Deportivo defeat

Joselu had fired Deportivo into a first-half lead before Luis Suarez levelled in the first minute of the second period. Suarez was denied a second equaliser by a brilliant save ...

South Dakota State Faces Top Seed Gonzaga in NCAA Tournament

K-State was floating on the bubble the latter half of the season when it lost eight of 10 games, but two wins to conclude the regular season over TCU and Texas Tech helped their ca...

Howie Roseman delivers Christmas in March to Carson Wentz, Eagles fans

The Philadelphia Eagles introduced newly acquired wide receiver Alshon Jeffery during a press conference on Friday afternoon. They obviously have a very good wide receiver in T....

AJ Bouye will leave Houston, sign in Jacksonville

Teams were hopeful he could continue to play at the same high level he displayed in his contract season. Texans were extremely competitive in trying to keep A.J. The Texans repor...

Wenger makes insane decision to drop Alexis as Arsenal are humiliated again

Arsenal's only realistic hope of silverware this season is the FA Cup wheere they face Middlesbrough in the quarter-final. Wenger, who was pictured shaking hands with Sanchez be...

Stanford rallies to dethrone OSU; captutestaggering 12th tourney title

Kennedy Burke added 11 points, but second-leading scorer Monique Billings was 3 of 14 shooting and finished with six points. This team is deep, has National Basketball Association ...

Guardiola wants more City progress against Sunderland

Sunderland were dealt a blow after 69 minutes as Darren Gibson picked up and was replaced by former City midfielder, Jack Rodwell. Sergio Aguero's close-range effort separated t...

Leicester provided breathing room after 3-1 win over Hull

Clucas' first Premier League goal certainly halted the Leicester momentum as numerous moves broke down without the pinpoint accuracy they had exerted before the opener. After tha...

David Haye: I want to do maximum physical damage to Tony Bellew

The two men face off at London's O2 Arena tomorrow evening following weeks of build-up that has threatened to boil over at times . The 34-year-old has everything to gain here an...

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Aguero to hold talks with City in June over future

City manager Pep Guardiolas decision to play a virtually full-strength team paid off, with his side outclassing their opponents, who made nine changes to their first team, obviousl...

Doctors Without Borders Statement on WHO List of Antibiotic-Resistant "Priority Pathogens"

World Health Organization officials hope that this list we will spur research and development of new antibiotics. "The WHO list's high priority category includes CRE, or carbap...

David Wright may miss Opening Day after latest injury news

The Mets have some infield flexibility in Wright's absence, with Jose Reyes and Wilmer Flores taking the bulk of reps at third base previous year . He will be re-evaluated af...

Ljungberg leaves Arsenal to take up Wolfsburg role

Ljungberg leaves Arsenal to take up Wolfsburg role

The Dutchman takes over with the club two points above the relegation zone. The 54-year-old Jonker, who was last working for Arsenal's youth team, signed a deal to take over with...

Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

Steelers place franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell

According to a Monday afternoon report from Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed their franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell. If not, he will make the ...