• Neymar makes freaky Liverpool prediction for 2018/19 Premier League season
Neymar makes freaky Liverpool prediction for 2018/19 Premier League season

He needs to be playing in a back three in my opinion. "Against such a top side when you go 1-0 down, people could get their heads down and everyone expects them to go on and win the game, but the boys showed real character". Watford is the second-best team in the league defensively when looking at expected goals conceded, or the number of goals ...

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  • Phil Mickelson's patriotic reaction to making Ryder Cup team
Phil Mickelson's patriotic reaction to making Ryder Cup team

His 12th appearance breaks the Ryder Cup record held by Nick Faldo. Furyk selected Phil Mickelson , Tiger Woods and Bryson DeChambeau to fill three of the four Captain's Pick slots on Tuesday afternoon. The U.S. record with Woods on the team is 1-7, with the only win coming in 1999 at Brookline, Mass. The eight Americans who qualified on t...

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  • Serena Williams rolls into US Open semifinals
Serena Williams rolls into US Open semifinals

Williams will play Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova for a spot in the final, after Sevastova downed defending champion Sloane Stephens in her quarter final. "She's one of the best players in the world", Pliskova said. Sevastova, who retired from tennis in 2013 due to injuries before returning in 2015, almost let Stephens into the match in the se...

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  • FIFA BEST AWARD: Modric battles Ronaldo Salah again!
FIFA BEST AWARD: Modric battles Ronaldo Salah again!

Ronaldo enjoyed another stellar campaign for Real Madrid , helping them to win an unprecedented third consecutive Champions League with 15 goals in the competition, before joining Juventus in the summer. Barcelona have not won the Champions League since 2015 after crashing out in the quarter-finals in each of the past three seasons. Benj...

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  • Australian John Millman in epic US Open clash with Roger Federer
Australian John Millman in epic US Open clash with Roger Federer

It is also only the second time in Federer's past 14 appearances at the US Open that he has lost before the quarter-finals. He looked unsteady. The heat and humidity got to him so much that he admitted in his post-match press conference that he was glad for the match to be over.

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  • Del Potro beats Isner and heat to reach U.S. Open semis
Del Potro beats Isner and heat to reach U.S. Open semis

Sevastova briefly retired from the sport of tennis from May 2013 to January 2015 because of back and muscle issues, but she returned to tour after and has played continuous competitive tennis ever since. U.S. Open officials began putting it in play last week, when temperatures first soared into the mid-90s. It was 86 degrees just before the start...

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  • Houstonians react to Nike's partnership with controversial Kaepernick
Houstonians react to Nike's partnership with controversial Kaepernick

But if anyone heeds the viewpoint regarding this country being all about exercising certain freedoms, maybe attitudes regarding Kaepernick and other National Football League players who choose to peacefully protest during the anthem will begin to change.

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  • Mourinho jokes over cost of Man United sacking him
Mourinho jokes over cost of Man United sacking him

United suffered losses to Brighton and Hove Albion and Tottenham to increase the pressure on Mourinho, before their win over Burnley . Tempers flare between Burnley's Phil Bardsley and Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, who moments later was sent off for headbutting the Clarets defender during Sunday's English Premier League match...

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  • Marin Cilic wins four-hour classic over Alex de Minaur
Marin Cilic wins four-hour classic over Alex de Minaur

The match concluded nearly exactly four years to the minute of the last of three times a match has finished as late at 2:26 am when on September 2, 2014, when Kei Nishikori defeated Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 in four hours, 19 minutes in the fourth-round.

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  • Lakers And Luol Deng Reach A Buyout
Lakers And Luol Deng Reach A Buyout

As Deng's role quickly diminished in his first season, all the attention was naturally on his four-year, $72 million deal. At this point, the Los Angeles Lakers have several different options if they're looking to sign a max contract star in the summer of 2019.

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  • Former Sen. Jon Kyl to finish out John McCain's term
Former Sen. Jon Kyl to finish out John McCain's term

Kyl, a Republican, is now shepherding Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Kyl is acting as "sherpa" for Kavanaugh, leading him through the confirmation process . Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) also praised the choice. As previously reported , Meghan slammed the President at the National Cathedral, taking aim at Tru...

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  • Bears DE Khalil Mack will indeed start vs. Packers Week 1
Bears DE Khalil Mack will indeed start vs. Packers Week 1

There was a buzz throughout Halas Hall as the Bears began Week 1 work on Labor Day morning - one different than the norm ahead of the regular season. While Carr was quick to note that the culture change should not exclusively be attributed to him and Mack, at the end of the day, the reality is that many aspects of the team's cultural shifts occur...

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  • Mike Tomlin Shares New Details On Star RB Le’Veon Bell
Mike Tomlin Shares New Details On Star RB Le’Veon Bell

He's taken the first-team reps since training camp opened in late July. "We are disappointed Le'Veon Bell has not signed his franchise tender and rejoined his teammates", read Colbert's account of the situation. Surprisingly, Tomlin hasn't any contact with Bell. "That's the appropriate thing". "He's put that on display though this process". Alt...

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  • Federer stunned by Millman in fourth round
Federer stunned by Millman in fourth round

With the defeat, the 20-time Grand Slam champion failed to set up a highly-anticipated quarterfinal match-up with his Serbian rival Novak Djokovic , seeded sixth. The white flag of surrender came in the fourth-set tiebreaker when Federer served back-to-back double faults, his ninth and 10th of the match. Asked whether he thought during that time...

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  • Federer out-guns Kyrgios as former champ Kerber toppled at US Open
Federer out-guns Kyrgios as former champ Kerber toppled at US Open

Clearly frustrated by the loss of the opener, Kyrgios - who had appeared to imitate the service actions of Federer and Rafael Nadal during the opening set - suddenly fell apart. "At the same time I will try to maintain the level of focus and performance and level of tennis that I've had today". Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic was up late on ...

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  • Nadal books place in US Open quarter-finals
Nadal books place in US Open quarter-finals

In the tightest set of the match to date , there was just one break point opportunity - on the Anderson serve. "I thought it was great tennis throughout", Anderson said. "That's definitely the most important thing going on right now in my life, more important than this tournament, " Isner said. "When it's constant, it's actually easier to deal w...

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  • US Open: Sharapova battles past Cirstea to set up Ostapenko clash
US Open: Sharapova battles past Cirstea to set up Ostapenko clash

She said she was nervous - she even whiffed on an overhead - but thanked the crowd for pulling her through into the round of 16. K.Siniakova (CZE) 6-4 6-0 [20] Naomi Osaka (JPN) b. Sharapova stands 11cm taller than Ostapenko, but it is the Latvian that is the more powerful. Ranked No.22 this fortnight, hit her fourth ace to save the first of t...

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  • Brazil great Ronaldo takes over Spanish club
Brazil great Ronaldo takes over Spanish club

I want this new management to be defined in four words: "competitiveness, transparency, revolution and social". Ronaldo takes over 51 percent of the club's shares for 30 million euros as the head of an investment company that has done the deal.

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  • McCain's body arrives in Annapolis for burial after week of eulogies
McCain's body arrives in Annapolis for burial after week of eulogies

About 20 years ago, retired Navy Capt. Jo Dee Jacob was tasked with the duty of finding the plot in the 150-year-old cemetery . McCain had the last laugh, though, taking a few parting shots at the current president of the USA in a final letter to America which was read out after he lost his battle with brain cancer last week.

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  • Nadal reaches US Open last 16 for 10th time with epic triumph
Nadal reaches US Open last 16 for 10th time with epic triumph

The victor of the Stephens-Mertens contest will face either Elina Svitolina or Anastasija Sevastova in the quarter-finals after the pair came through their own third-round matches on Friday. "Just to keep going this way, and hopefully , it will bring me to where I want to be". Stephens played the bigger points in the second set better, despi...

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