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Sanchez back in training

However, there was little sign of the turmoil that has engulfed him in recent weeks as he posed for pictures with Arsenal photographers. The Arsenal star missed Arsenal's pre-season tour after being given extended holiday after representing Chile at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Sooners dismiss touted freshman Robison

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A four-star member of the Sooners' 2017 recruiting class, Robison was rated as the No. 7 pro-style quarterback in the country; the No. 29 player at any position in the state of Texas; and the No. Robison was one of 18 4-star commits that the Sooners signed for the 2017 class. The Sooners are set to open their 2017 regular season against Texas-El Paso on September 2 at home. Read More »

Valverde: Barcelona is counting on Neymar

Barcelona are undergoing a odd summer after a change of manager to Valverde, amid ongoing speculation about Neymar's future with links to PSG , but the coach believes Messi is still the top guy at the Nou Camp. The 25-year-old has emerged as one of the main protagonists in the summer transfer window, with French giants PSG ready to pay up his €222 million (£199m) release clause. Read More »

Barcelona says Neymar wants to leave club amid PSG rumors

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Sky Sports News understands talks to take Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain are now at an advanced stage, with a source in Spain close to the player maintaining the Brazilian is "90 per cent" likely to leave this summer. Barca issued a statement confirming the Brazilian's release clause of €222m must be paid in full if he is to be allowed to leave, seemingly ruling out the possibility of a player being included in the transfer. Read More »

Dom Dwyer scores, but MLS all-stars fall to Real Madrid

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Toni Kroos tried his luck two minutes later from 20 yards, but his shot was blocked by Johan Kappelhof, with shouts for handball coming from the Real Madrid bench. Madrid had almost all of the good first-half chances and Mayoral missed the best one in the 27th minute with a curling drive from the top of the box that was wide of the right post. Read More »

Liverpool pace ace Salah leaves Mane purring

However, Mane, who formed a risky front-three with Brazilians Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho last season, does not envisage any problems, and believes Salah's pace will prove a big attribute for Liverpool. Mane told the club website: 'Everybody has seen how he's quicker than everyone on the pitch. "He's a nice lad and a great player". "I'm a professional and every football player would like to play each week". Read More »

Major League Baseball trade rumors: Tigers reportedly place Justin Verlander on trade waivers

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So, what are Revocable Waivers? "I basically got a few calls, teams checking in, just letting us know they had some interest, and in some cases calls were not made back or followed up upon". If he is pulled off once and replaced on waivers he will go to the team that claimed him. Shortly before the 4 p.m. ET MLB trade deadline, two of the top pitchers on the market tweeted very similar but markedly different photos from in front of their lockers. Read More »

Is Sadio Mane headed for Liverpool exit?

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Naturally, it's hard to believe the Reds would consider selling him for barely more than what they paid, per Banks: " Liverpool would likely baulk at being offered a similar figure for a player they bought only 12 months ago, given Mane's impressive form last season and the current inflated transfer market". Read More »

Arsenal teammates convinced Alexis wants out after his training return

Sanchez is believed to be holding out for a move to City, to reunite with former coach Pep Guardiola, although Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has repeatedly insisted that he is not for sale. The Arsenal forward's future remains uncertain in north London with his contract expiring at the end of next season. That might appear an inversion of logic, yet there is an argument that a player with one year remaining on his contract would play at a high level to impress interested clubs. Read More »

Montreal opens Olympic Stadium to house refugees

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With anywhere between 100 and 450 beds set up for asylum seekers in the Olympic Stadium, those who get a bed will be housed in the area with concession stands just on the border of the actual arena. It was built in the early 1970s as a venue for the 1976 Summer Olympics. Without any clear answers, an estimated 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. could face deportation in January 2018. Read More »

Myles Garrett blows past future Hall of Famer Joe Thomas

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Smith is the NFL's all-time leader with 200 career sacks. "I'm not surprised by anything he does, he just has to do it every day". - Bruce Smith , the Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end, attended practice and watched Garrett - whom he has tutored over the years - from the sideline. Read More »

Neymar tells Barca teammates 'he is leaving'

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Meanwhile, Wagner Ribeiro, who is no longer officially Neymar's agent but still does work for his father's company, N&N Consultancy, confirmed to ESPN FC he was in Paris to finalise a deal with PSG . Barcelona said Neymar did not specify where he wanted to play next, but the only club speculated to be after him - and one of few which could handle the cost of the transfer - is the Qatari-owned PSG. Read More »

Chargers lose second-round rookie Forrest Lamp to torn ACL

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Injury Update: Guard Forrest Lamp has been diagnosed with a torn ACL in his right knee. Minutes later the team confirmed via their official Twitter account that Lamp was indeed out for the entire 2017 campaign. The seventh overall selection in April's draft is having reoccurring back issues since leaving Clemson for the NFL. "I'm hopeful that it's not, but who knows?" head coach Anthony Lynn said about the injury being season-ending, according to ESPN.com's Eric D. Read More »

Marcus Stroman responds to White Sox Tim Anderson on Twitter

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Though Carrera responded with a lead-off homer in the bottom half of the inning, the Blue Jays and Valdez unravelled in a messy third. Garcia took a knee from Moncada attempting to make a sliding catch near the right-field line. Jose Bautista , who will make about $18 million in salary and bonuses, is not likely to be re-upped this fall by the Jays unless they really like paying absurd amounts of money to a 37-year-old guy with a.717 OPS this year, which is.134 lower than his career average. Read More »

Maria Sharapova withdraws from match in Stanford due to arm injury

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Sharapova, a wild-card entry, had been scheduled to play Wednesday night, so seventh-seeded Lesia Tsurenko moves on to the quarterfinals. "Unfortunately, I have to withdraw from today's match", Sharapova said in a statement. She is now the 15/2 fifth favourite for the final Grand Slam tournament of the season with Sky Bet, who make Victoria Azarenka and Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 6/1 joint favourites. Read More »

Liverpool's Champions League play-off opponents: Mario Balotelli reunion possible in draw

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Should that happen, the Merseyside outfit will then be one of five English representatives in the group stages along with both Manchester clubs, Chelsea and Tottenham. "The Champions League will surely be more competitive and more hard to win", the former Real Madrid boss added. The Bundesliga champions return to pre-season action on Tuesday night when they face Liverpool in the Audi Cup. Read More »

Neymar on verge of blockbuster move to PSG from Barcelona

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Neymar is on the verge of joining Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona . The club later released a statement , which read: "The player Neymar Jr, accompanied by his father and agent, has informed FC Barcelona this morning of his decision to leave the Club in a meeting held at the Club's offices". Read More »

Who could Liverpool play in the Champions League playoff round?

Liverpool , meanwhile, join the competition at this stage having finished fourth last term. They played really well. Liverpool are placed in the "League" side of the draw, alongside qualifiers from Spain, Italy, Germany and other major leagues, having qualified without winning their domestic title. Read More »

Klopp confident Liverpool can target title campaign

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Sturridge claimed a combination of Jurgen Klopp's tactics, and the hard work of the team, has been key to their impressive form in pre-season. DANIEL STURRIDGE HAS blamed fatigue for the injury he suffered during Liverpool's 3-0 Audi Cup win over Bayern Munich last night. Read More »

Nemanja Matic opens up on Manchester United debut: It was strange

While bumped down behind N'Golo Kante in the defensive midfield pecking order, Matic still amassed 40 appearances as Chelsea won the Premier League title last season. "I think this squad is ready, because it's more mature and they have already worked with Jose one year and they know what they have to do". Nemanja Matic impressed in his first Manchester United appearance. Read More »

Atletico Defeat Liverpool To Clinch Audi Cup

Liverpool had won five and drawn one in their summer warm-up fixtures prior to the midweek encounter at the Allianz Arena , but suffered defeat when Jordan Henderson was the only player to miss in the shootout. Danny Ward produced a reaction stop to keep out Angel Correa 's initial strike and tip it onto the bar, but when none of his teammates cleared the rebound, Bare pounced and nodded it over the line. Read More »