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Reds facing huge £20million loss after Lazar Markovic transfer collapse

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Liverpool have agreed to sell Lazar Markovic to Anderlecht in a £2.9 million deal. Markovic spent just one full season at Liverpool and last made an official appearance for the club in May 2015. Markovic has scored a total of five goals from 49 appearances for Fenerbahce, Sporting Lisbon, Hull City and Anderlecht, and it now appears that the Serbia global will add another team to that list. Read More »

Browns expected to pursue trade for Raiders' Mack

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Nevertheless, NBC Sports' Mike Florio, among others, say a trade for Mack is still a possibility - albeit not reporting or predicting that a trade might happen (what does that actually mean?). The Oakland Raiders have received multiple offers that include picks and players. This marks the end of a holdout for Donald, who was named the 2017 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year after matching his career-high with 11 sacks in 14 games and earning his fourth Pro Bowl selection in as ... Read More »

Celtic in talks over Dembele future

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Moussa is not a player we want to lose". Ligue 1 side Lyon looks the likeliest destination should a move go through between now and the end of the European transfer window tomorrow. Dembele has scored 51 goals from 94 appearances in all competitions, but Celtic's failure to qualify for the Champions League could potentially result in the player's sale. Read More »

Donald, Rams agree to lucrative deal

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When looking at how quickly of an impact he's made in such a short period of time over the last four years, there's no question that Donald deserved to earn the largest defensive deal in National Football League history. Donald has yet to work out alongside Suh after the five-time Pro Bowl selection joined the Rams as a free agent in March. "We went through the bad, and now I want to go through the good with this organization". Read More »

USTA backpedals over Open umpire blunder but won't fire him

A video of the incident revealed that the umpire told the 23-year-old: " I want to help you , I know this is not you". When he sat down, the umpire, Mohamed Lahyani, left his chair to talk to Kyrgios. I didn't listen to what they said. The No. 2 seed beat Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday in NY to continue his streak of reaching the third round in the tournament he has won five times. Read More »

Champions League draw - group-by-group verdict on who will qualify

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Sergio Ramos has revealed his surprise at Cristiano Ronaldo declaring his desire to leave Real Madrid after the Champions League final. Cristiano Ronaldo's sister compared the stats with Modric. Modric, who has been with the Spanish side since 2012, featured 11 times as Madrid continued their dominance of the Champions League , scoring once and adding a single assist. Read More »

Pochettino says players can leave if they wish

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We need to show we are capable after 10 months, not only after three games". Pochettino has grown exhausted over the summer of speaking about those three players in particular and embarked on several monologues about the situation, citing any player could leave if they wanted to. Read More »

Rodgers signs record extension with the Packers

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He said he signed the extension Wednesday with Packers chief contract negotiator Russ Ball, general manager Brian Gutekunst and team president/CEO Mark Murphy in the room. He can now focus on getting the Packers back to the Super Bowl for the first time since the 2010 season and leading them through the 2023 season when he'll turn 40. Read More »

Benoit Paire rips shirt apart during US Open victory

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Federer broke his opponent's serve in the first game of the match , then again in the fifth, while allowing Nishioka to win just seven receiving points in the first set. Kohlschreiber defeated Australia's Matthew Ebden 6-7 (1-7).6-3 6-2 6-0. Nishikori, a finalist in 2014 and a semifinalist in 2016, said he played a "perfect game" against the 191-cm Marterer, winning four straight games in the opening set and playing aggressively from the baseline in the next two sets. Read More »

Usain Bolt makes football career debut in friendly

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The 100 and 200 metre world record holder Bolt ended his running career a year ago and has been trying to start a new career as a professional footballer, trialling with German, Norwegian and South African teams. Bolt, who retired from athletics last year, has previously tried out with clubs in Germany, South Africa and Norway to no avail, with the Mariners hoping to turn him into A-League material for when the season starts in late October. Read More »

Murray mistaken in heat-rule rant - Verdasco

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The U.S. Tennis Association decided on the fly to allow rest periods in men's matches for the first time in U.S. Open history as the temperature soared past 95 degrees (33 Celsius) this week. They weren't in there for long. "This is one of the biggest events in the world". Murray also said he was never given a complete written list of the relevant rules. Read More »

Ronaldo: Real without Cristiano Ronaldo are still favourites for the Champions League

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Young Boys are the other team in Group H . The group stage for this year's competition was made yesterday as Liverpool and City discovered their fate, alongside Manchester United and Tottenham . Luka's national team career isn't too shabby either, as he was selected the best Croatian player seven times, was named on the best team of the World Cup in Russian Federation, and received the Golden Ball at the 2018 World Cup . Read More »

Houston Rockets trade Ryan Anderson, De'Anthony Melton to Phoenix Suns

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When power forward Ryan Anderson was traded to the New Orleans Hornets in 2012, he was the flawless player for the Phoenix Suns: a stretch-four who was a relentless outside shooter, draining outside shots at a 40% clip. Chriss, the No. 8 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, never saw his career blossom with the Suns. Although Anderson's bad contract is now off Houston's book, the Rockets will have to take on Knight's remaining salary worth over $30 million until 2020. Read More »

Arsenal boss Emery wanted to sign Ozil for PSG

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Nevertheless, Emery insisted ahead of Arsenal's 3-1 win against West Ham that Ozil's absence was based strictly on the grounds of medical advice, rather than a outcome of any alleged disagreements. Players with less technique than him but more energy, heart and spirit. The 29-year-old started the first two games of Emery's tenure but was hauled off midway through the second half of the defeat against Chelsea when the score was level at 2-2. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min closer to military exemption

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KOREA REPUBLIC: Cho Hyun-woo, Kim Moon-hwan, Cho Yu-min, Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-ya, Kim Jung-min, Lee Jin-hyun, Hwang Hee-chan, Lee Seung-woo (Hwang Hyun-soo 85'), Son Heung-min (Lee Si-young 72'), Hwang Ui-jo (Na Sang-ho 59'). After Wednesday's game, Son himself said: "We are so close to gold". Indian men archery team comprising Abhishek Verma, Rajat Chauhan and Aman Saini bagged silver in the compound men's archery finals defeating Korea 229-227 after their women counterparts settled for ... Read More »

Arbitrator sends Kaepernick's grievance against NFL to trial

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Kaepernick filed the grievance in October past year, claiming owners have colluded to keep him out of the league after he knelt during the national anthem to highlight racial injustice in the United States. The protests grew during the 2017 season with players protesting en masse. Kaepernick contends the owners violated their collective bargaining agreement with players by conspiring to keep him off teams . Read More »

Manchester United in discussions over new Anthony Martial contract

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That narrative would suggest Woodward has offered Martial a new deal, contrary to Mourinho's wishes, and the player is tempted to sign as he believes the Portuguese manager's days at the club are numbered. The France global has made just one appearance this season, when he was taken off after an hour of the 3-2 defeat at Brighton. But Shaw, 23, is out of contract at Old Trafford in 2019 and won't ink a new long-term deal until he is convinced that the club see him as their long-term solution ... Read More »

Nike asks Cristiano Ronaldo, 'What have you done for us lately?'

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These accolades were introduced past year to recognise the season's best player in each position in Europe's premier club competition. Cristiano, Modric and Salah were the three finalists selected by a group made up of 80 coaches from clubs which participated in the UEFA Champions League group stage last season (32), the UEFA Europa League (48) alongside 55 journalists chosen by the European Sports Group (ESM) which represent each member of the UEFA's associations. Read More »

Patriots, Rob Gronkowski agree to restructured contract

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This time, Ramsey shared his honest thoughts on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and Dolphins wide receiver Danny Amendola as he went on to say wasn't impressed with Gronkowski and he doesn't think Amendola is "so great ". Gronkowski, who considered retirement this offseason, is coming off a 69-catch, 1,084-yard 2017 season that included eight touchdown grabs, and a playoff run that saw Gronkowski haul in 16 of his 27 targets for 218 yards and three touchdowns in all. Read More »

Luke Shaw earns recall to Southgate's England squad

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Shaw has only played once for England since 2015 but has enjoyed a strong start to the club season despite Manchester United's ongoing troubles, while Gomez will be hoping to add to the three caps he has won since making his senior debut past year. Read More »

Police report details alleged abuse by Zach Smith

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Zach Smith was sacked by Ohio State on July 23 when reports surfaced that Courtney filed an order of protection against him. According to that story, the Dispatch received a police incident report anonymously in the mail, providing details from October 26, 2015, when Courtney called police to file a report against Zach. Read More »

Lyon president Aulas: Mariano doesn't suit Real Madrid

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Sevilla had been expected to sign the Dominican Republic global for a reported club-record fee. Eighteen goals in 34 Ligue 1 appearances last season piqued the interest of Real's La Liga rivals Sevilla, who had reached an agreement with Lyon for the transfer before Los Blancos exercised their contractual right. Read More »

Packers send Hundley to Seahawks

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He started nine contests last season after Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone in Week 6. He threw for 1,836 yards, nine touchdowns, and 12 interceptions while tacking on 270 yards and two touchdowns rushing. "I think I've progressed pretty fast", Boyle told Packers.com this week . It's a pretty hard offense. "But it's a business and I understand that, so whatever happens, happens". Read More »

Format fatigue: Weary Kohli says 100-ball game is simply too much

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I wouldn't say frustrated, but sometimes it can get very demanding of you when you have to play so much cricket regularly". Kohli might not be tinkering with the playing XI for the first time since he took over as captain in 2014 as off-spinner R Ashwin , who suffered a back strain in Nottingham, is reportedly fit to play. Read More »

Serena Williams' Catsuit Ban Is Sexist, Anne White Knows from Experience

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Having lost an enduring opener in an hour and two minutes, Stephens broke three times in the second set only to be pegged back to 5-5 by Kalinina after receiving treatment for blisters on her hand. "The president of my federation lives in another time and can still do these kind of comments". She was ever-so-slightly more forthcoming during her on-court interview, joking, "The last time we played, at the Australian, it was two against one", a reference to the fact that Serena was pregnant ... Read More »

Federer makes short work of Nishioka in clammy NY

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Roger Federer came through his first-round US Open match against Yoshihito Nishioka in relatively easy fashion, but took the opportunity to show his classy side in the third set. I felt good. I felt like I had a good preparation week. Because action began at 11 a.m., and the USTA implemented the heat rule for men at about 1 p.m., those playing in the earliest matches weren't able to get that sort of relief. Read More »

Jets trading Teddy Bridgewater to Saints

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As the deadline approaches, several big name players could also be traded - such as quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who the New York Jets traded to the New Orleans Saints today. NY signed him to a one-year contract that only guaranteed a $500,000 signing bonus - but included various performance-based incentives. However, a non contact knee injury kept him out of action for that entire season. Read More »

Rodgers, Packers agree to record-breaking extension

The extension is worth about $134 million, according to that person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced by the Packers . He will turn 40 in December of that year. Rodgers was scheduled to make a little over $20.5m this season and $21.1 million in 2019. Rodgers took over as the Packers starting quarterback in 2008. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers, Packers Agree To Largest Deal In NFL History

Talks between Rodgers and the Packers have been a major story this offseason given he had only two years remaining on his previous contract. NFL Network's James Jones is reporting that Rodgers will see incentives each year, and $100 million dollars is guaranteed. Read More »