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Alvarez, Golovkin poised to do battle for place in boxing history

Alvarez, Golovkin poised to do battle for place in boxing history

This fight is extremely hard to predict the victor. Since being thrown to the fire early with his career's lone loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Alvarez has risen to megastar status. The fight with Cotto represents arguably the Mexican's biggest victory and saw him claim the vacant WBC world middleweight title. When pondering specific match-ups in boxing, either between two active fighters or ones of a mythical nature, very few pairings truly give fans what many insiders call "the ... Read More

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'Kohli better than Smith in limited overs'

'Kohli better than Smith in limited overs'

Earlier, this year during Australia's Test series in India , Indian captain had made the headline in their TV and news paper for no particular reasons. The above mentioned questions have plagued the Indian cricket for the better part of last 25 years and in the contest over the years sledging, aggression, one-upmanship have taken centre stage. Read More

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Pep: Why Man City Failed To Sign Sanchez

Pep: Why Man City Failed To Sign Sanchez

Alexis held out all summer for the move, refusing a new deal at Arsenal and snubbing the advances of European giants Bayern Munich and PSG, waiting for City to make their move. "Not one per cent chance we will swap Raz because I trust a lot in him". Ahead of today's Premier League clash with Liverpool, Guardiola said: "I don't know what's going to happen". Read More

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Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener

Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener

Now he needs to forget about what has gone and perform at his best for Liverpool again. Philippe Coutinho could play his first Liverpool game of the season against Sevilla in the Champions League . Liverpool and Sevilla last met in the Europa League final in 2016, with the La Liga side running out 3-1 winners. Georginio Wijnaldum will be among those looking to improve on an abject display in Saturday's 5-0 loss to Man City , with the Dutchman in poor form at Anfield. Read More

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Conte pleased with Hazard's timely return

Conte pleased with Hazard's timely return

Said Conte: "We all know very well the importance of (Hazard) for us". Eden Hazard returned to the Blues squad, but only started on the bench alongside new signings Davide Zappacosta and Danny Drinkwater . "In England it is not easy to win but I have good players". The risk could be to play with the same players as against Leicester, and then after the game [you're asked] why you didn't change the team because the team was exhausted. Read More

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Aaron Donald may not play in game until October

Aaron Donald may not play in game until October

Rams fans are surely excited to see what Donald will do under newly appointed defensive coordinator Wade Phillips but will have to wait until at least Week 2 before they see No. Donald did pass his physical, which PFT reported, but Donald is still at least one week, if not more from being in game shape. "But in the meantime we've got to get ready to play a football game and we know the Colts are getting ready as well". Read More

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Chris Froome extends lead in Sierra Nevada ahead of final rest day

Chris Froome extends lead in Sierra Nevada ahead of final rest day

Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo) has no regrets attacking in the short Vuelta a España stage to Sierra Nevada even if Chris Froome 's Sky team controlled him and left him behind in the final. "It's fantastic. I came in this race with confidence but I never expected something like this". Four bonus seconds to Nibali that's alright - I'll take that for today and safe my legs for tomorrow. Read More

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Arsenal Make £90 Million Bid For Thomas Lemar

Arsenal Make £90 Million Bid For Thomas Lemar

Lemar has been identified as the prime option to bolster the wide positions, but his involvement in the crunch World Cup qualifier against the Netherlands has seemingly ended the club's interest. Both players were instrumental in winning the French title with Monaco last season, their first league win since 2000. "I was focused on my game, that's all that mattered to me". Read More

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Italian Star Poses With Chelsea Shirt After Completing £23m Move

Italian Star Poses With Chelsea Shirt After Completing £23m Move

Meanwhile, BT Sport pundit James Horncastle says the signing of the 25-year-old seems like a panic buy by the London club. Chelsea confirmed Drinkwater was their sixth and the last signing of the summer transfer window. The Italian global, who joined Torino from Atalanta two years ago, made 52 appearances, enough to catch Conte's eye. He said: "It is is a dream for me to join Chelsea and play in the Premier League ". Read More

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Angels get slugging OF Justin Upton in deal with Tigers

The Angels have weathered a slew of injuries to their pitching staff and began Thursday at 69-65, one game behind Minnesota in the race for the American League's second wild-card spot. Long, a third-round draft pick out of Texas A&M in 2015, has spent most of this season with the Mobile BayBears, the Angels' Double-A affiliate in Alabama. Read More

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Super Eagles offer support to ill Carl Ikeme

Super Eagles offer support to ill Carl Ikeme

We have nothing to be afraid of. We have also been able to review our experiences in the immediate past and we have improved on it. "What Nigerians should expect from us on Friday is victory". But that was technically a draw? "A win is a win if we can get a win on Friday, it doesn't matter how we play ". We came home with the cup. That's why I said that we're confident and have to prove that we deserve The AFCON title. Read More

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Horror stat for Man United after they beat Leicester

Horror stat for Man United after they beat Leicester

They walked off having had almost 70 percent possession and 14 attempts of goal with Paul Pogba , freed to go forward with the insurance of Nemanja Matic behind him, had six on his own. And that prompted talk the Algeria global could make the move to Old Trafford . United are now top of the table, having a two-point lead over Huddersfield and Manchester City going as the global break comes up next week. Read More

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Andy Murray Drops Out of US Open, Cites Hip Injury

Andy Murray Drops Out of US Open, Cites Hip Injury

Five of the top 11 men in the ATP rankings will not be present when the tournament starts on Monday in Flushing Meadows. Tried resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here. "There has been a lot of players with injuries this year". "Look, I want to be back on court as soon as I can". Briton Murray , a three-time Grand Slam champion whose first major title came in 2012 on the NY hardcourts, was uncertain about his status for the remainder of the season. Read More

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Punches fly during bench-clearing Major League Baseball brawl

Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera was handed a seven-game suspension for initiating the scrum as well as his role in the fight. Others who were fined for their actions during the incidents were Yankees manager Joe Girardi, Yankees bench coach/acting manager Rob Thomson, Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner , Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle and Tigers shortstop José Iglesias. Read More

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United set for UEFA Champions League draw

Pot 1: Real Madrid , Monaco , Spartak Moscow , Shakhtar Donetsk , Bayern Munich, Chelsea , Juventus and Benfica . Should Liverpool successfully navigate the second leg of their Champions League qualifier with Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim, tonight, the Premier League will be represented by five teams in this season's premiere continental competition for the first time, ever. Read More

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Barcelona to sue Neymar over Paris Saint-Germain move

Barcelona to sue Neymar over Paris Saint-Germain move

The Spanish soccer club announced Tuesday on its website it's suing Neymar for €8.5 million (£7.8 million/$10 million) for alleged breach of contract following his record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. As well as the 8.5m euro bonus, the club wants "an additional 10% because of delayed payment". "The Club also requests Paris Saint-Germain take on responsibility for the payment of these fees if the player can not do so himself". Read More

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Trevor Siemian Named Broncos Starting QB

Trevor Siemian Named Broncos Starting QB

According to Mike Kliss of 9News in Denver , the Broncos will keep two quarterbacks (Siemian and Lynch) on their 53-man roster. Through two preseason games, the 25-year-old has completed 14 of 18 attempts for 144 yards and a touchdown. "The time frame's not important", Joseph said Saturday night. "Trevor, he was solid". He hasn't thrown an interception. He was Trevor. He made good decisions, his ball placement was on point tonight, he controlled the huddle. Read More

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Referee trips Real Betis player in Barcelona defeat

Referee trips Real Betis player in Barcelona defeat

Prior to the match between Barcelona and Real Betis , a minute of silence was also observed to mark respect and all the Barca players sported a black armband . According to reports from India Today , Lionel Messi had a lot on his shoulders, due to the absence of Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta and also, after the transfer of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain. Read More

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FSU Ranked Third In Preseason AP Poll

FSU Ranked Third In Preseason AP Poll

Starting the season ranked in the top 20 is familiar territory for the Georgia football team the past five years. In addition to Alabama, the Seminoles host No. 5-ranked Clemson at Memorial Stadium on November 9. The Bulldogs are the highest ranked SEC East team, two spots ahead of No. 17 Florida. With Miami at No. Read More

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Real Madrid Romps to 3-0 Away Win over Deportivo

Deportivo continued to threaten, however, with Andone heading over the crossbar from close range in the 37th minute, while Bakkali was causing problems to the champions with his pace and trickery in a wide position. The Spaniard was given his marching orders in the 92nd minute after he caught Borja Valle with his arm while challenging for a ball in the air. The Welshman ended a run of 10 games without a goal for Real Madrid , his longest ever goal-drought, when he tapped into an empty net ... Read More

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