• Harry Kane says referee 'bottled it' by disallowing Danny Welbeck strike
Harry Kane says referee 'bottled it' by disallowing Danny Welbeck strike

They thought they had in stoppage time, when Danny Welbeck clipped it in after David de Gea's spill, but a weird decision from a referee out of his depth saw it ruled out. "Disappointing to finish that way, I thought we played well - especially second half - and deserved a draw at least". Kane, who has started 61 games since the start of last...

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  • LeBron James Gave Major Props to Aaron Rodgers Following Thrilling Comeback Win
LeBron James Gave Major Props to Aaron Rodgers Following Thrilling Comeback Win

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was taken to the locker room on a cart after suffering an apparent leg injury during his team's season opener. But Sunday night was more impressive, throwing three touchdown passes and rallying the Packers from a 20-0 deficit in the second half. But Rodgers returned in the third quarter.

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  • Reaction: Players near and far offer congratulations to Novak Djokovic
Reaction: Players near and far offer congratulations to Novak Djokovic

The crowd was roaring for sentimental favourite Del Potro - shut out of Grand Slam finals since his 2009 US Open triumph. Nadal hobbled out of a semi-final match against Del Potro after two sets. It's incredible. I don't feel sad that I couldn't win Grand Slams because of them. But off the back of a 24-shot rally, Djokovic broke again for 5-3...

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  • US Open Final: Expect a long match in the side markets
US Open Final: Expect a long match in the side markets

Novak Djokovic served impeccably and used his typical brand of court-covering defense to reach his record-tying eighth US Open final by beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on Friday night. I'm sad for him". "I hate to retire, but stay one more set out there playing like this will be too much for me". But the big Argentine swept through t...

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  • Mariota leaves game with injury
Mariota leaves game with injury

The game featured four turnovers, three of which were interceptions pulled down by Miami's defenders, big plays on offense and special teams, which produced a pair of kickoffs returned for touchdowns, and injuries to Titans starting quarterback Marcus Mariota (elbow), offensive tackle Taylor Lewan (concussion) and tight end Delanie Walker (an...

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  • Joe Gomez’s fine form continues despite England’s Wembley defeat to Spain
Joe Gomez’s fine form continues despite England’s Wembley defeat to Spain

Having reached the semifinals at Russian Federation 2018 before losing to Croatia in Moscow, England's return to action was an unhappy one, with Spain dominating for large parts of the game before emerging with their first win on English soil since a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford in February 2007.

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  • NFL players continue to kneel during national anthem
NFL players continue to kneel during national anthem

It was Kaepernick , then with the 49ers, who sparked the anthem controversy by kneeling during the pregame ritual in 2016 - his way of protesting police brutality and social injustice in America. However, NBC did carry the anthem Thursday night before the season opener between the Falcons and the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles. On Sunday m...

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  • Serena Williams fined US$17K for rules violations at US Open Final
Serena Williams fined US$17K for rules violations at US Open Final

Portuguese umpire Carlos Ramos gave Williams a code violation for allegedly receiving coaching instructions. "The WTA believes that there should be no difference in the standards of tolerance provided to the emotions expressed by men vs.

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  • Nike online sales soar despite backlash from Kaepernick ad campaign
Nike online sales soar despite backlash from Kaepernick ad campaign

The NFL star sparked controversy when he started kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Colin Kaepernick's polarizing Nike ad has gotten plenty of mixed opinions, once again re-igniting the flames of the discussion around NFL players' rights to kneel during the national anthem.

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  • Paul Pogba Answers Big FC Barcelona Question
Paul Pogba Answers Big FC Barcelona Question

As unpalatable as it will be to many United supporters, Pogba is arguably worth more to United off the pitch than he is on it because of his commercial and reach and power. Paul Pogba says talk of a move to Barcelona are just rumours , while insisting he shares "common goals" with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho .

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  • Aaron Rodgers throws absurd TD pass to Geronimo Allison
Aaron Rodgers throws absurd TD pass to Geronimo Allison

Undoubtedly, they are busy preparing for their game against the Rams on Monday night. Aaron Rodgers went down with an apparent injury to his left knee in the second quarter of the Packers' Sunday night game against the Chicago Bears .

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  • Serena Williams faces substantial fine after US Open final outburst
Serena Williams faces substantial fine after US Open final outburst

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse when she accused umpire Carlos Ramos of being "a thief" during Saturday's stormy final. The jeers were not aimed at her, with the fans instead expressing a sense of injustice at the way home favourite Williams had been treated. The Grand Slam Committee handed Williams a ...

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  • National Football League notebook: Rodgers leaves with leg injury
National Football League notebook: Rodgers leaves with leg injury

Miami led 7-3 when the game was suspended for almost two hours late in the first half. Rodgers was hurt in the second quarter of Sunday's game after being sacked, limping to the sidelines before being carted to the locker room. He appeared to reach down for the back of his left leg. The Green Bay Packers, a legitimate Super Bowl contender, al...

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  • Former Cowboys running back arrested in Kansas on suspicion of rape charge
Former Cowboys running back arrested in Kansas on suspicion of rape charge

Since being released from the Dallas Cowboys , Randle has been arrested several times, including once at a casino, another time at his girlfriend's house, and then he was charged for ripping a television off the wall in jail. February 21, 2016: Arrested after allegedly ramming partygoers with a vehicle after a dispute playing beer pong. Randal w...

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  • Novak Djokovic sweeps aside del Potro in US Open final
Novak Djokovic sweeps aside del Potro in US Open final

The Serb outlasted the Argentine 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 in three hours and 15 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Three times , del Potro was a point from breaking and earning the right to serve to make it a set apiece. "I'd just like to congratulate Juan Martin. for still having faith, for still having belief in himself", said Djokovic, who gave his pal...

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  • Philadelphia pulls off the ‘Philly Special’ trick play against the Falcons
Philadelphia pulls off the ‘Philly Special’ trick play against the Falcons

ET. "It felt like the right time". The Patriots have the best odds to hoist the Lombardi Trophy this season, according to FiveThirtyEight, with the average simulated season putting New England at 11.2 wins and 4.8 losses - or a 11-5 mark if we're to round off those numbers.

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  • IN Focus: New season, new controversy in NFL
IN Focus: New season, new controversy in NFL

The surge was better than the 17 percent increase recorded previous year during the same period, the report stated. "The similarity decreases coming out of Labor Day Weekend, however, with sales seeing a bigger bump on Monday and Tuesday than in the past".

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  • Defending champ Rafael Nadal earns quarterfinals win at US Open
Defending champ Rafael Nadal earns quarterfinals win at US Open

Thiem levelled the match with a fourth set tie-break victory before Nadal finally edged a tense final set after another tie-break. There is one new element to this match - it's the first on hard courts. "But in few days I will look back and will remember how great it was to play in front of a packed Arthur Ashe - this great match". "It's going ...

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  • Jose Mourinho big admirer of Wolves star Ruben Neves
Jose Mourinho big admirer of Wolves star Ruben Neves

Zidane's name has been the subject of much gossip among the players at their Carrington training ground, where the atmosphere under Mourinho is said to be strained. Stories involving his agent Mino Raiola meeting other clubs have refused to go away, while Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has also said Pogba would be "welcome" at Camp Nou .

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  • Fan frenzy as Tiger and Rory share PGA Tour lead
Fan frenzy as Tiger and Rory share PGA Tour lead

Tiger Woods shot a four-under 66 on Saturday to finish the day tied for 11th at 12 under. Woods closed with back-to-back bogeys, missing a six-foot par on 18, in shooting 70 and dropping to a share of 12th. "It's not like I've had a bad year", he said after a round that included a 40-foot birdie at the 11th hole. I hit it to three feet on the fifth...

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