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American billionaire acquires £1.8b Arsenal as Usmanov sells stake

American billionaire acquires £1.8b Arsenal as Usmanov sells stake

Billionaire Stan Kroenke has officially taken over Arsenal Football Club as the sole owner and has added the London club to his collection that already included the Denver Nuggets , Colorado Rapi...

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José Mourinho takes aim at Manchester United’s board

José Mourinho takes aim at Manchester United’s board

Paul Pogba , named as captain , took nearly as long to tiptoe up to the ball before slamming it to the left of the diving Kasper Schmeichel with his first touch since playing his part in France w...

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Mourinho hails ‘monster’ Pogba performance as Man Utd make winning start

Mourinho hails ‘monster’ Pogba performance as Man Utd make winning start

The disquiet started long before the pre-season, as United's performances slid into an unconvincing mire towards the end of last season and Mourinho hardly improved matters with a catalogue of complai...

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"Battle of giants" looms as France hosts Ryder Cup

You're trying to figure out how No. 9, 10, and 11 played. "He knew then that he was on the mend, that he was starting to feel better and had a plan in place for this year". The 2017 Masters champion i...

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House of Fraser calls in administrators as rescue talks fail

House of Fraser calls in administrators as rescue talks fail

Sports Direct's shares were down 0.7 percent at 1445 GMT. Sports Direct says it has bought all of the United Kingdom stores, its brand and all its stock. "The proposed administrators have confirmed ...

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Ben Stokes mocked two gay men, bouncer tells trial

Ben Stokes mocked two gay men, bouncer tells trial

Cunningham said Stokes began to abuse him after he refused them entry. Pic: Ben Birchall/PA Wire. Stokes is accused of punching Ali to the ground, with Mr Hales then kicking him on the head as he la...

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Everton sign Zouma on loan from Chelsea

Everton sign Zouma on loan from Chelsea

Zouma arrived at Chelsea in 2014, with a lot of excitement around his talent. Zouma spent last season on loan at Stoke City , who were relegated to the Championship , after struggling for regula...

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Pogba assures Man Utd he wants to stay

Pogba assures Man Utd he wants to stay

A disgruntled Manchester United fan has started a GoFundMe account , hoping to raise the £30 Million (NZ $57m) required to sack manager, Jose Mourinho . "The information I have is no", said Mouri...

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Arsenal manager Unai Emery expects tough debut against defending champions Manchester City

Arsenal manager Unai Emery expects tough debut against defending champions Manchester City

Vida has been frequently linked with a move to the Premier League during the summer with Liverpool also interested. "We only have three players - Carl Jenkinson , David Ospina and Joel Campbe...

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Manchester United need a striker not a centre-half, says Paul Ince

Manchester United need a striker not a centre-half, says Paul Ince

However, with the Premier League closing its window for incomings at 17:00 BST on Thursday - significantly earlier than Europe's other major leagues for the first time this year - Mourinho is unde...

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Yerry Mina has explained his move to Everton on Deadline Day

Yerry Mina has explained his move to Everton on Deadline Day

Barcelona can buy the centre-half back for around £30m if he does well at Goodison but, for now, he is an Everton player. Barcelona said they reserve the right to buy Mina back, while Gomes has co...

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Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea All Ready For Big Signings

Manchester United, Tottenham and Chelsea All Ready For Big Signings

Last season's champions, Manchester City are the opposition for Unai Emery's first competitive match in charge of the Gunners. A man now on the books of MLS side D.C. United could come up against ...

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Ben Stokes wishes England newcomer Ollie Pope well

Ben Stokes wishes England newcomer Ollie Pope well

Pope received heavyweight backing this week when Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who made his Test debut at the age of 16, applauded his call-up. "I think it's the fearlessness", Pope said. "That is...

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Liverpool have defensive worries ahead of West Ham tie

Liverpool have defensive worries ahead of West Ham tie

In the last few years I sat here and had to defend our transfer behaviour: that we sold more than we brought in. "We have to be more consistent, we know that". You have to create a squad which is st...

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Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report

Manchester United vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report

Harry Maguire , who could face United for Leicester today, Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng and Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur were all linked with United , while Atletico Madrid's Dieg...

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Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice out for 2018 season with ACL injury

Washington Redskins RB Derrius Guice out for 2018 season with ACL injury

This is a huge blow to a Washington offense that was expecting big things from Guice, the No. 59 overall pick in this year's draft. Prior to Guice's injury, Washington's running back situation was i...

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Former Chief Albert Wilson kneels during national anthem at Dolphins game

Former Chief Albert Wilson kneels during national anthem at Dolphins game

Some players held their fists in the air, while others made a decision to kneel, despite the controversy surrounding the action. Elsewhere in the NFL , Miami Dolphins wide receivers Kenny Stills...

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Jarvis Landry goes on profanity-laced rant in Hard Knocks season premiere

Jarvis Landry goes on profanity-laced rant in Hard Knocks season premiere

HBO's new season of " Hard Knocks " debuted on Tuesday night, and the reviews are good for the show in general and a few players/team officials in particular. Like, straight up, that s-- is weakness....

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Usain Bolt handed opportunity by Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt handed opportunity by Central Coast Mariners

The Mariners had to work hard to secure Bolt: As recently as two weeks ago there were reports he was in talks with a U.S. club who was willing to offer him a contract without a trial period. Mar...

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Tiger Woods reveals how he really feels ahead of the PGA Championship

Tiger Woods reveals how he really feels ahead of the PGA Championship

From a morning start to an evening finish the thread connecting the day's agenda was a familiar one - Tiger Woods. A field with 98 of the world's 100 top players sees reigning major champions Brooks...

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CL Failure Could Lead To League Glory For Liverpool

They ultimately stormed the Championship, finishing with 99 points and took the title home. Leicester finished ninth last season - how do you see their influence in the league this campaign? They ...

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Milan can't afford Milinkovic-Savic, Leonardo admits

Milan can't afford Milinkovic-Savic, Leonardo admits

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has assured Lazio fans he is entirely focused on the new season with the club, despite persistent rumours he is set to depart the Stadio Olimpico. The Serbia worldwide, who...

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Baker Mayfield throws two touchdown passes, impresses in National Football League preseason debut

Baker Mayfield throws two touchdown passes, impresses in National Football League preseason debut

On the very next set of downs, the former Oklahoma QB again scrambled to convert a 4th-and-2. "There's things guys need to settle down and get comfortable with everything, but I thought there were so...

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Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City

Emery set for baptism of fire as Arsenal host Man City

But City did pull out of a bidding battle with Chelsea for midfielder Jorginho, who was swiftly reunited with former Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge. Emery has been tasked with restorin...

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Kawhi Leonard of Toronto Raptors breaks silence to thank San Antonio Spurs

Kawhi Leonard of Toronto Raptors breaks silence to thank San Antonio Spurs

Just days after longtime Spur Tony Parker wrote a goodbye letter to San Antonio and the Spurs family, ex-Spur Kawhi Leonard has done the same. The relationship between Leonard and his former c...

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Dez Bryant won't call John Dorsey back

Dez Bryant won't call John Dorsey back

Dorsey told reporters Thursday that Bryant failed to return phone calls on the matter of working out for the team next week, reports Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot. It turns out the inaction isn't...

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Pick your Liverpool team to face West Ham

Pick your Liverpool team to face West Ham

The goals came from Roberto Firmino , Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge , but the most heart-warming, rousing cheer of the night came in the 73rd minute when Alisson came off to be replaced...

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Painfully awkward midfield talk doesn't help Cam Newton feud

Painfully awkward midfield talk doesn't help Cam Newton feud

That may not be the case anymore, as Newton didn't seem able to say what he wanted when approaching Benjamin in-person. The receiver, who spent three years in Carolina, trashed Newton. He responded on...

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Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist

Wake Forest University basketball coach charged in death of NYC tourist

The New York Daily News and television station WPIX reported that Jamill Jones , a Wake coach since May 2017, was placed under arrest Thursday in Queens, N.Y., after he surrendered to police wit...

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Could the Green Bay Packers Really Trade for Khalil Mack?

Could the Green Bay Packers Really Trade for Khalil Mack?

Whether or not the two have spoken to each other is a separate issue, since Mack's contract remains the main concern among Raiders fans. Khalil Mack #52 of the Oakland Raiders scores after intercept...

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