• Aguero set for decade at City after signing 1-year extension
Aguero set for decade at City after signing 1-year extension

Aguero is City's all-time record scorer with 204 goals, including the stoppage-time victor against Queens Park Rangers in 2012 that won a first top division title in 44 years. I appreciate it a lot, thank you so much. Now, it is healthy to live new experiences, learn new languages. You have to learn from that and improve. The game is over and the d...

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  • Emre Can slammed for 'sexist comments over Cristiano Ronaldo's red card'
Emre Can slammed for 'sexist comments over Cristiano Ronaldo's red card'

Emre Can has issued a public apology for his comments in the aftermath of Juventus " Champions League match with Valencia and insisted he had no intentions to "degrade women'. And that was a viewpoint endorsed by former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg, who believes the assistant referee stationed behind the goal got the decision wrong...

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  • De Gea feeling the love at United
De Gea feeling the love at United

Having started just one of the Old Lady's first three Serie A matches of the new season, Dybala is likely to be questioning his long-term future at the club and United could be the ones to profit. And I repeat, Marouane [Fellaini] is really important for them in two hard matches, matches of two-against-two, because Burnley and Watford play two stri...

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  • Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium
Browns break 19-game winless streak at their stadium

He led the comeback by completing 17 passes for 201 yards as Cleveland won for the first time since December 24, 2016. But the victory was worth the wait as it came from rookie quarterback and No. Joseph stayed on the field and kicked by himself during the opening coin toss, and each of his makes drew a rousing ovation from Cleveland fans. The ...

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  • Jimmy Butler requests trade, but not to Houston
Jimmy Butler requests trade, but not to Houston

Then, Jimmy Butler - who can become an unrestricted free agent next summer - requested a trade from the Timberwolves and put the Knicks on his list of preferred destinations (with the Nets and Clippers ). He's one of the best two-way players in the entire league, capable of hounding elite playmakers with dogged defense and pouring in baske...

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  • Ronaldo sent off in first Champions League game with Juventus
Ronaldo sent off in first Champions League game with Juventus

On Ronaldo's dismissal, Allegri told reporters at the post-match press conference: 'I can only say that VAR would've helped the referee in this decision. "If you give cheap goals away it is hard". 1-0, Isco (45'); 2-0, Bale (58'); 3-0, Mariano (92'). Valencia is back in the Champions League for the first time since 2015-16.

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  • Man City humbled in 2-1 loss to Lyon in Champions League
Man City humbled in 2-1 loss to Lyon in Champions League

Guardiola will not be allowed any contact with his players or backroom staff inside the Etihad Stadium and will have to watch from the stands as City bid to make a winning start in Group F. Although Guardiola's role will be heavily restricted on Wednesday, Arteta confirmed that City's build-up to their Group F opener had been no different than usu...

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  • The 6 Best Trade Packages For Jimmy Butler
The 6 Best Trade Packages For Jimmy Butler

Jon Krawczynski and Shams Charania of The Athletic say Butler has given the Timberwolves a list of one to three teams with which he is open to signing a contract extension. Minnesota has showed no inclination to immediately honor the request. Butler has two years remaining on his contract but has the option to opt-out after this coming seaso...

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  • Antonio Brown disciplined by Steelers after no-show
Antonio Brown disciplined by Steelers after no-show

Brown's Monday absence caused a firestorm of speculation that he was unhappy with the franchise. Brown's absence speaks to the extreme dysfunction taking place in Pittsburgh. "We can end this right here and now". Pete Carroll is just as into fist-pounding and chest-bumping his players as Tomlin is, and the Seattle Seahawks have enjoyed great succ...

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  • PSV coach Van Bommel: Messi has been best for years
PSV coach Van Bommel: Messi has been best for years

So, with all that considered, what did we learn? Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the opening goal against PSV Eindhoven . It didn't lead to a particularly strong performance, though, and the visitors came close through Gaston Pereiro and Steven Bergwijn before they eventually fell behind.

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  • Jurgen Klopp unsure about Roberto Firmino availability
Jurgen Klopp unsure about Roberto Firmino availability

Kylian Mbappe? Come on! "I remember when I was there, it was hard to get in the Champions League for us", he added. It's never a risk to trust Di Maria. There will be goals, that is nearly certain. "But coming away to Tottenham is always a tough game, but to get the three points we're delighted with".

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  • Eden Hazard talks up Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud
Eden Hazard talks up Chelsea teammate Olivier Giroud

But the Blues had to come back from a goal down to win this match as they maintain their flawless start of the season winning their first five games. " I told him for me he can score 40 goals but to spend less energy far from the goal and play in the last 25 meters , " Maurizio Sarri explained according to UK Sun.

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  • Czech Tennis Star Fires At Serena Williams for US Open Behavior
Czech Tennis Star Fires At Serena Williams for US Open Behavior

Open. Why is it okay for them to question umpires when it's not okay for Serena to do the same? He's ranked in the top five for under-14 players in New Zealand and has played tournaments in that country, Singapore, Australia and the Netherlands.

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  • Naby Keita’s display for Liverpool against Tottenham showed room for improvement
Naby Keita’s display for Liverpool against Tottenham showed room for improvement

Once the game was over and we could all re-gather our thoughts, we had a chat with Jason McGovern from "Last Word On Spurs " ( @LastWordOnSpurs ) podcast to get his honest assessment of proceedings. "We deserved to win". Liverpool's Roberto Firmino , holds a patch over his eye after it was scratched. It gave the flicker of hope that an equali...

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  • Josh Gordon Told Teammate He Would Strongly Consider Playing for Jags
Josh Gordon Told Teammate He Would Strongly Consider Playing for Jags

While Gordon has had his personal troubles, the release from the Browns reportedly was not due to a substance abuse issue. Gordon is still just 27-years-old. "I wish all of you nothing but the best ..." Citing sources Cleveland.com said Gordon had injured his hamstring and the was concerns about whether he was maintaining his sobriety.

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  • Defiant Australian paper reprints ‘racist’ Serena cartoon
Defiant Australian paper reprints ‘racist’ Serena cartoon

The cartoon fuelled a global debate over Williams' controversial defeat by Japan's Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open women's singles final in NY on Saturday. "She's passionate. She was speaking out and I think for Ramos, he was a little defensive at that point, and was fed up as opposed to saying, 'Okay, let's get back to business, '" Adams said...

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  • Harry Winks Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Liverpool Confirmed
Harry Winks Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Liverpool Confirmed

All week we've heard how Liverpool have to improve their away record against "top six sides" and it's true that points dropped at City, United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham were frustrating, they wouldn't, if turned into wins, have bridged the 25-point gap to Manchester City in the league.

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  • Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong
Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed that he is happy with the performances of Barcelona target Nacho Monreal and has suggested the possibility of tying the player down to a new contract. Asked about his tactics today, Benitez said: "Every game is different". Both Matt Ritchie and Jonjo Shelvey were missing before the worldwide break but...

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  • Gary Neville Makes Huge Claim on Liverpool's Champions League Ambitions This Season
Gary Neville Makes Huge Claim on Liverpool's Champions League Ambitions This Season

Harry Kane seems to be fit ahead of the upcoming matches, and Pocchettino did not express any worries about his captain and striker. "I think they'll win this one but toppling Manchester City for the title will be so hard". He doesn't feel great. He said he is guilty of this situation and is responsible. Their summer signings have boosted morale ...

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  • Djokovic crushes Del Potro in one-sided final
Djokovic crushes Del Potro in one-sided final

Asked if Djokovic could surpass Federer's record, del Potro was emphatic in his response. After seizing an early break in the second set, Djokovic suddenly found himself on the run, dropping three straight games before he dug in to salvage a service hold in a 20-minute marathon game that went to deuce eight times.

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  • Jerome Boateng reveals what he told Jose Mourinho during summer phone call
Jerome Boateng reveals what he told Jose Mourinho during summer phone call

Tottenham were heavily linked with the player throughout the summer, while Chelsea were also said to be keen. And, as the above source would have it, they're now looking towards the upcoming summer transfer window, within which they will make attempts to sign the Brazilian star, as well as their former midfield prodigy.

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  • Tennis umpires considering boycotting Serena Williams matches
Tennis umpires considering boycotting Serena Williams matches

Tennis star Serena Williams was making headlines earlier this week following a clash between her and an umpire during the final match at the 2018 US Open Tennis Championships. Portugese newspaper Tribuna Expresso reported that Ramos had avoided walking the streets of NY on Sunday to avoid any " complicated situations".

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  • Aaron Rodgers is drawing comparisons to Jesus around the NFL
Aaron Rodgers is drawing comparisons to Jesus around the NFL

Too amusing. There's also what Kirk Cousins said that made Rodgers sound like a god. "We'll see what tomorrow brings", McCarthy said during his Wednesday news conference. "We'll give him the whole week to get ready". Rodgers has played before with an injured left knee. "So I know what it feels like to play with something like this, and hopefu...

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  • Danny Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players
Danny Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players

Harry Maguire added: "There were a few words spoken between the boys at half time, the pressing was bits and bobs, the gaffer had a stern word with us". Switzerland looked impressively assured on the ball, managing to find space in midfield in a manner that generally proved beyond England , and saw 65 percent of possession in the first half.

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  • Why umpires are 'fearful' after Serena Williams meltdown
Why umpires are 'fearful' after Serena Williams meltdown

Ramos, 47, is the only active tennis umpire to have officiated the men's singles finals at all four Grand Slams. Many officials were also left angry with the fact that the International Tennis Federation (ITF ) took almost 48 hours to defend Ramos, on Monday (Sept 10) afternoon, by which time the Women's Tennis Association ( WTA ) and Unite...

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  • Aaron Rodgers: 'I'm Playing Next Week'
Aaron Rodgers: 'I'm Playing Next Week'

He left the field on a cart, and a hush fell over Lambeau Field. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers insists that he will be available to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday. But safety Jayron Kearse would have a role. If McCarthy and Philbin schemed up too many half-field reads or predetermined plays, they'd be limiting ...

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  • Rafael Nadal injury woes return in sad surrender of US Open crown
Rafael Nadal injury woes return in sad surrender of US Open crown

Del Potro won the first semi-final earlier in the day after defending champion Rafa Nadal retired with a knee injury in the second set. He also enjoys an impressive head-to-head record over the 29-year-old Del Potro , winning 14 of their 18 matches.

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  • Spain give England post-World Cup reality check with Nations League win
Spain give England post-World Cup reality check with Nations League win

To mark the occasion, the Spurs striker wore a special pair of gold boots for the clash with the 2010 world champions. Southgate's side have lost three in a row for the first time since 1988 with Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Spain following losses to Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals and Belgium in the third-place playoff.

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  • 5 takeaways from Bears' stunning Week 1 loss to Packers
5 takeaways from Bears' stunning Week 1 loss to Packers

He missed nine games last season with a broken right collarbone, preceding Green Bay going 7-9 and missing the playoffs for the first time in nine seasons. The team announced at halftime that the two-time NFL MVP quarterback was questionable to return with a knee injury. It was one heart-breaking game for Bears fans, but some early struggles ...

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  • Eagles fans kick of 2018 National Football League season at Penn's Landing
Eagles fans kick of 2018 National Football League season at Penn's Landing

The most memorable, however, was of course the Philly Special, the play that resulted in quarterback Nick Foles catching a touchdown pass from tight end Trey Burton. If they can play as well as they did last season limiting the Eagles to 15-points tonight's game will be an easy win. "I learned that we're a group that can persevere, that can f...

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  • Novak Djokovic 5-3 Juan Martin Del Potro in first set
Novak Djokovic 5-3 Juan Martin Del Potro in first set

Djokovic, 31 years old, overwhelmed Juan Martín del Potro, 29, in an entertaining-and sometimes intense-U.S. When Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open in 2009, it was unclear whether it was he or Novak Djokovic who would be the biggest threat to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal's duopoly.

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  • Fairytale ends but surge whets Millman’s appetite for big time
Fairytale ends but surge whets Millman’s appetite for big time

But he did move on, and now will face Kei Nishikori in the semifinals. He said he had never sweated as much and echoed Federer's comments about a lack of air in the stadium, saying it was a problem the tournament needed to address. Millman fought back to take a 4-3 lead before Djokovic finished him off by winning the final two points of the game....

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  • Mohamed Salah injury: Sergio Ramos 'not really concerned' about backlash
Mohamed Salah injury: Sergio Ramos 'not really concerned' about backlash

It will be Spains first match since they were eliminated by hosts Russian Federation in the Second Round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup , and also England's first game since they lost to Belgium in the Third-Place match of the World Cup. With former coach Julen Lopetegui axed on the eve of the tournament having agreed to take over at Real Madrid fol...

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  • Golden boy: Kane to face Spain in eye-catching boots
Golden boy: Kane to face Spain in eye-catching boots

Luis Enrique believes his most pressing challenge as Spain coach is to evolve the team from the possession-focused identity, widely dubbed "tiki-taka", that saw them fail to breach a limited Russian Federation side and ultimately lose on penalties in the World Cup round of 16 despite enjoying 75 percent of the ball.

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  • Nadal injury sends del Potro to U.S. Open final
Nadal injury sends del Potro to U.S. Open final

Rafael Nadal talks with a trainer shortly before retiring before the third set of his U.S. Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro . The US Open men's semi-finals take place tonight in NY, and returning to preview the two matches, is our tennis columnist, Dan Weston.

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  • Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Del Potro
Nadal sets up semi-final clash with Del Potro

What channel is Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem on? Actor Ben Stiller was among those in the VIP seating section at Arthur Ashe Stadium, joining Nadal's family and support team as the Spaniard battled Dominic Thiem in an epic 5-set match.

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  • Earl Thomas plans to report to Seahawks on Wednesday
Earl Thomas plans to report to Seahawks on Wednesday

Thomas doesn't likely want to sit out all season, and he nearly undoubtedly wouldn't, but the Seahawks have until the NFL's trade deadline to continue fining him and collecting the money from all of the games and practices he's skipping. During the off-season would you have traded a second and third rounder for Thomas? A source confirmed to the T...

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  • Del Potro beats Isner to reach US Open semi-final
Del Potro beats Isner to reach US Open semi-final

In stiflingly hot conditions, the American went down 6-2 6-3 to Sevastova, who is through to her first grand slam semi-final. Next up for the 28-year-old is the victor of the evening match between six-time champion Serena Williams and Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova.

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  • Japanese stars create incredible piece of tennis history at US Open
Japanese stars create incredible piece of tennis history at US Open

Keys, who is also an Australian and French Open semifinalist, will face Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka for a spot in the decider. In 2017, she was beaten by Sloane Stephens in the U.S. Keys and Suarez Navarro met three times previously, with Keys winning all three matches in three sets. The second set looked to be going the same way when t...

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  • Bengals business as usual while Steelers meltdown over Le'Veon Bell intensifies
Bengals business as usual while Steelers meltdown over Le'Veon Bell intensifies

Bell has remained quiet about when he plans to return to the team, but he has certainly noticed the comments coming from the Steelers locker room. A standout football player in high school, Bell later played college football at Michigan State University from 2010 to 2012 and opted to enter the 2013 NFL Draft after his junior season, ultimately ...

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  • Trump says Nike sending 'terrible message' with Kaepernick ads
Trump says Nike sending 'terrible message' with Kaepernick ads

Even if it means sacrificing everything.' He wrote out the statement alongside a Just Do It hashtag. She said of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick: "He's done a lot for the African-American community, and it's cost him a lot".

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  • Woods, Mickelson added to Ryder Cup team as wild-card selections
Woods, Mickelson added to Ryder Cup team as wild-card selections

For Woods, it's the culmination of a comeback that began in January after a fourth surgery on his lower back. For Mickelson, this will be his record 12th Ryder Cup team, eclipsing the record of 11 he shared with Nick Faldo. "But it could have been a lot more hard". Woods briefly had the lead Sunday in the British Open until he tied for sixth, a...

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  • Derek Carr: Raiders Over Shock Of Khalil Mack Trade
Derek Carr: Raiders Over Shock Of Khalil Mack Trade

That's just what the recently retired No. 73 did about the Oakland Raiders , coach Jon Gruden and their handling of the Khalil Mack situation. "It isn't what anybody wanted - I think that's clear", Carr said Monday, per ESPN. Well, while Mack is now a member of the Chicago Bears , and he and Carr are no longer teammates, the Silver and Black's ...

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  • Steelers Prepared To Start James Conner With Le'Veon Bell Still Absent
Steelers Prepared To Start James Conner With Le'Veon Bell Still Absent

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that he is " disappointed [Bell] has not signed his franchise tender and rejoined his teammates" as the star running back continues his holdout. "That's the appropriate thing". It's fine. He showed up a year ago at the same time. Cleveland is a good team. "I hadn't thought about it", To...

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  • Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis
Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis

Open on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with American John Isner . However, the 32-year-old was fortunate to triumph on another hot and humid night at Flushing Meadows, 24 hours after Roger Federer had been dumped out of the tournament by John Millman .

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  • Zverev sails into third round at US Open after beating Nicolas Mahut
Zverev sails into third round at US Open after beating Nicolas Mahut

Open, Lahyani went down to Kyrgios due to the crowd noise and warned him over his apparent lack of interest in proceedings as well as advising him on possible medical assistance. Organisers said on Friday that Lahyani " went beyond protocol " but will be allowed to continue officiating. This is behavior we should see more of these days.

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  • Manchester City beat Newcastle United 2-1 in Premier League tie
Manchester City beat Newcastle United 2-1 in Premier League tie

That can be good, although sometimes it can also be bad because you have to take more risks, but we have to do it. "We all know the quality Sane has, his importance in the club but it's the beginning of the season, it's normal that some players have started stronger or are more fit than others".

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  • Glasgow Rangers defender Connor Goldson delivers his verdict on Celtic Park atmosphere
Glasgow Rangers defender Connor Goldson delivers his verdict on Celtic Park atmosphere

The scorelines did often suggest there was a gulf between the Old Firm rivals. McGregor remained to produce a couple of excellent stops to keep Celtic at bay but the longer the game went on the more it seemed inevitable that a goal would come.

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  • Manchester United take on Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus in Champions League
Manchester United take on Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus in Champions League

Holders Real Madrid will face last season's semi-finalists AS Roma plus CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in Group G . "The favourites to win UEFA Champions League are always the same: Real Madrid and Barcelona are ahead of the rest", Ronaldo, the global ambassador for competition sponsors Santander, told Goal .

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  • Chelsea vs Bournemouth: United and Liverpool legend predicts the victor
Chelsea vs Bournemouth: United and Liverpool legend predicts the victor

Chelsea have three wins out of three while Bournemouth are undefeated as of yet. Now, he's revealed his picks for this weekend's Premier League fixtures. The squad look in high spirits after such a good start under new manager Sarri, with the likes of Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante all smiles at Cobham.

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