• Club Friendly Report: Valerenga v Manchester United 30 July 2017
Club Friendly Report: Valerenga v Manchester United 30 July 2017

He came into the game at halftime, becoming part of a back three and that will be a worry for him because the formation is only a second option going into the season. "It was good for us because of the good pitch, the opponent was very well organised, trying to play from the back", he said . But he didn't play like someone who fancies Istanbul.

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  • Rory McIlroy axes caddie JP Fitzgerald after nine-year partnership
Rory McIlroy axes caddie JP Fitzgerald after nine-year partnership

He is yet to win in 11 events this year, with a runner-up spot at the South Africa Open in January still his best showing, although he hinted at a return to form by finishing tied for fourth at the Open. It began after that infamous collapse at the Masters in 2011, with BBC analyst Jay Townsend pointing the finger at Fitzgerald three months later...

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  • Dodgers Acquire Yu Darvish From Rangers
Dodgers Acquire Yu Darvish From Rangers

The runaway NL West leaders, already with the best record in the majors and the highest payroll, acquired Darvish for three minor league players: second baseman/outfielder Willie Calhoun , right-hander A.J. He originally signed with the Rangers on January 18, 2012 after spending seven seasons with the Nippon Ham Fighters in Japan. Watson is 5-...

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  • Francisco Liriano Reportedly Traded to Astros from Blue Jays
Francisco Liriano Reportedly Traded to Astros from Blue Jays

Francisco Liriano is on the move for a second straight year. Liriano, 33, is 6-5 with a 5.88 ERA in 18 starts for Toronto this season. He has kept lefties to a.230/.254/.361 slash line over 63 plate appearances. The Astros would love to coax some of that form out of their new acquisition during the next few months. Aoki has batted.272/.323/.37...

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  • Mets trade reliever Addison Reed to Red Sox for 3 prospects
Mets trade reliever Addison Reed to Red Sox for 3 prospects

Reed's contract expires at the end of the season, so he's a rental. Callahan , 22, has a 3.21 ERA and 56 strikeouts in 42 innings this season between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket. He was the Red Sox's 23rd-ranked prospect. Nogosek , 22, was chosen in the sixth round of last year's draft and features a fastball, slider and splitter...

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  • Ravens have had discussions with Colin Kaepernick, also considering RG3
Ravens have had discussions with Colin Kaepernick, also considering RG3

The Ravens have reportedly received many phone calls since the team first discussed an interest in Kaepernick , who's a free agent, last week. Speaking to season ticket holders this weekend at a fan fest, Bisciotti said they will balance "what's best for the team and what's best for the fans".

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  • Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving mock LeBron James on Instagram
Steph Curry, Kyrie Irving mock LeBron James on Instagram

The Cleveland Cavaliers drama involving LeBron James and Kyrie Irving is only getting starting. National Basketball Association royalty descended on Rhode Island on Saturday night to watch former Warriors forward Harrison Barnes get married.

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  • Danilo Gallinari Injured Hand After Punching Dutch Center
Danilo Gallinari Injured Hand After Punching Dutch Center

The Italian forward went right at Kok after Kok hit Gallinari in the neck/face area with a forearm while attempting to box him out. Gallinari got aggressive with Jito Kok and took a swing with his right hand at Kok's face. Gallinari will miss the Eurobasket tournament for Italy but is expected to be fully recovered for the start of the Clippers' tr...

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  • Sunderland humiliated again after misspelling Darron Gibson's name in club statement
Sunderland humiliated again after misspelling Darron Gibson's name in club statement

The Sunderland midfielder Darron Gibson has claimed his team are "fucking shit" and has accused a number of his team-mates of not being committed to the club. "I'll punch his f****** head in", he said. Gibson joined Sunderland from Everton in January 2017 having been restricted to a solitary Football League Cup appearance, but was unable to t...

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  • Sonny Gray still being discussed between A's, Yanks
Sonny Gray still being discussed between A's, Yanks

The Athletics will get the prospects they coveted, and the Yankees will get the chance to fill the huge hole at first base. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray will not take to the hill for his scheduled start against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

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  • Ronaldo to appear in court today over tax evasion claims
Ronaldo to appear in court today over tax evasion claims

The 32-year-old Portuguese has denied all the allegations through his agents. The revelation comes after the Madrid star welcomes his twins via a surrogate mother in the United states and is also expecting his fourth child from his girlfriend.

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  • Neymar clashes with Barcelona team-mate ahead of El Clasico in Miami
Neymar clashes with Barcelona team-mate ahead of El Clasico in Miami

He then made some angry gestures such as taking off his training shirt and throwing to the ground before kicking the ball angrily away. Semedo only joined the club two-weeks ago from Benfica for £26.8 million and can be seen walking away as the rest of the Barcelona players restore order.

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  • Arsenal wins Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla
Arsenal wins Emirates Cup despite losing to Sevilla

In April, Ivan Gazidis said spring's poor results would act as a "catalyst for change" at Arsenal . Eduardo Berizzo has taken charge at the helm at Sevilla and the most stark difference from his predecessor, Jorge Sampaoli's system is that the Spanish side bare a more defensively solid look, while being as threatening as ever on the attackin...

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  • Has Lacazette transfer made old Arsenal strikers better?
Has Lacazette transfer made old Arsenal strikers better?

When asked whether the deal was 100 per cent agreed, he replied: "Done, but Monaco want to have a substitute first". Managers are now pressing ahead with their plans for the summer transfer window so we'll bring you all the latest news and gossip from around the globe.

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  • JUST IN: Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson likely to be traded tonight
JUST IN: Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson likely to be traded tonight

In return, the Cubs will send infielders Jeimer Candelario and Isaac Paredes to Detroit along with a player to be named later or cash considerations. In 158 games at the Triple-A level he has a.298/.388/.524 slash line, with 21 home runs and 106 RBI. Chicago opened a 2-game lead on the Brewers in the NL Central after winning two of three agains...

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  • Vegas wins Canadian Open in playoff
Vegas wins Canadian Open in playoff

The next thing you knew, Vegas was standing there with his hands on his head watching as his second shot sailed over the pond and skirted off the back of the green and into the rough. "I was playing solid, hitting good drives and giving myself opportunities". But Vegas chipped his third shot inches from the hole and tapped in for the win.

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  • Conte wants to avoid 'the Mourinho season' with Chelsea
Conte wants to avoid 'the Mourinho season' with Chelsea

Antonio Conte was spotted in deep discussion with Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti this weekend amid speculation Chelsea are keen on signing Antonio Candreva . Fellow summer signing Alvaro Morata made his first start for the Blues, whose goal was an incredible own goal by Geoffrey Kondogbia , whose overhit back-pass sailed into the net f...

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  • Bizarre own goal steals show as Inter Milan beat Chelsea
Bizarre own goal steals show as Inter Milan beat Chelsea

The midfielder's 40-yard backpass went over the head of his own goalkeeper and landed in the back of the net. Morata made his first start for the Premier League champions today but struggled to impress against Inter. Chelsea handed Antonio Rudiger his debut for Chelsea from the bench and the German joined David Luiz and Gary Cahill in a back ...

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  • Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes
Katie Taylor looking to bigger prizes

Katie Taylor says she hopes an opportunity to become World Champion is next on the agenda. The win sets the Bray fighter up for a World title fight, and after her introduction to American fans, she wants her chance at a title, sooner rather than later.

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  • Barcelona give PSG ultimatum over Neymar deal
Barcelona give PSG ultimatum over Neymar deal

The indication is deduced from the reaction of Real Madrid's hard tackling Sergio Ramos who was happy that the mercurial Neymar may have played his last El Clasico last Saturday night in Miami , US. The 30-year-old will now remain at the La Liga giants until 2021. "We would like you [the press] to not keep asking [about Neymar ] so much...

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  • Lee Mi-hyang Wins LPGA Tour's Ladies Scottish Open
Lee Mi-hyang Wins LPGA Tour's Ladies Scottish Open

Lee Mi-hyang poses with the trophy after winning the LPGA Ladies Scottish Open in North Ayrshire, Scotland on Sunday. Tied with Lee at five-under par, Webb chipped in for eagle at the par five, 14 to take a two-stroke lead and looked in command of her game as she almost holed out at the next hole.

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  • Adrian Beltre Becomes 31st MLB Player to Join 3000-Hit Club
Adrian Beltre Becomes 31st MLB Player to Join 3000-Hit Club

Over a 20-year career with the Texas Rangers , Boston Red Sox , Seattle Mariners , and Los Angeles Dodgers , third baseman Adrian Beltre has posted an impressive resume of statistics and awards. He'll also join Ichiro Suzuki as the only active players in the 3,000-hit club. A five-time Gold Glove infielder, Beltre made fielding a bunt at ...

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  • Alexis Sanchez to return to Arsenal training on Sunday - Wenger
Alexis Sanchez to return to Arsenal training on Sunday - Wenger

Wenger insisted the uncertainty over Sanchez's future wouldn't prove a distraction in the same way speculation over the manager's contract caused such chaos before he signed a new deal at the end of last season. He's flying back as soon as he's in a position to fly back - he has the flu. Because transfers become so high, even for normal players, t...

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  • Chris Christie Gets In Fan's Face At The Cubs-Brewers Game
Chris Christie Gets In Fan's Face At The Cubs-Brewers Game

I yelled his name and told him that he sucked. Christie was also heard on the video sarcastically telling the guy "You're a big shot!" The confrontation is then immediately topped off by an alarmingly large crowd of Chicago fans loudly cheering on a game-deciding home run from Cubs first baseman Victor Caratini, who is now battling an impressiv...

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  • Kyle Busch finally wins at Pocono, takes Overton's 400
Kyle Busch finally wins at Pocono, takes Overton's 400

Busch, though, stayed out several laps longer than his fellow front-runners, waiting until lap 135 to make his final stop. "We obviously lost the lead there when it cycled back around", said Truex. JGR was able to suspend the members of the FRR pit crew, because they are employees, as JGR supplies the pit crew to Furniture Row. Busch used pit s...

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  • Vikings Close To Signing Extension With CB Xavier Rhodes
Vikings Close To Signing Extension With CB Xavier Rhodes

Trumaine Johnson of the Los Angeles Rams, who signed the franchise tag for $16.7 million for 2017, has the highest average cornerback salary in the NFL . Rhodes is the second key defensive player the Vikings have given an extension in the past week. Rhodes tweeted about his new contract Sunday afternoon: "The bank account done caught the Holy ...

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  • Red Sox's Price may skip start due to elbow issues
Red Sox's Price may skip start due to elbow issues

Price, who was not pleased with some of Eckersley's harsh analysis, said he hopes to clear the air soon, though Eckersley is in Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend for the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Once again it's elbow problems sending him to the DL. This is not the first time this has happened here regarding Eck. "We're not going to go out and...

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  • Geoffrey Kondogbia scores outrageous own goal against Chelsea, fans can't believe it
Geoffrey Kondogbia scores outrageous own goal against Chelsea, fans can't believe it

The former Roma coach led the side to friendly wins over Bayern Munich and Chelsea in Singapore, following a victory over Lyon in China last week, and admitted he was amazed at how quickly his squad had adapted to his methods. Despite playing a strong XI, Chelsea could not score a single goal themselves. Few minutes later the impressive Moses dre...

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  • Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal
Arsene Wenger Insists That Alexis Sanchez Is Staying Put At Arsenal

Sanchez was due to report back to Arsenal training on Sunday, but has been unable to link up with his team-mates due to illness. But Wenger, who has been clear he will keep Sanchez at Arsenal and risk losing him for nothing at the end of the season, insists the attacker will stay, although his return has been postponed until Tuesday.

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  • Seahawks rookie DT Malik McDowell injured in ATV accident, recovery timeline uncertain
Seahawks rookie DT Malik McDowell injured in ATV accident, recovery timeline uncertain

McDowell tweeted a statement regarding his condition Sunday afternoon, saying that he expects to rejoin the Seahawks in the next few days. My injury is not life or career threatening as some have speculated. "We consider this a long term relationship and will do whatever is in the best interest of Malik. We look forward to Malik's return to Se...

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