• This season will be difficult - Conte
This season will be difficult - Conte

And, with the extra burden of a Champions League campaign on their hands, Conte is adamant he does not have enough resource in his squad. "I don't know what my decision will be but he is a really good player and a good person". "In England, the pressure is high and you have to live with that pressure. If PSG is able to do this, why not?" The It...

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  • Baltimore Orioles Machado, Schoop, Davis turn slick triple play — Watch
Baltimore Orioles Machado, Schoop, Davis turn slick triple play — Watch

Hellickson has proven to be an adequate third starter in the majors and would vastly improve the Orioles rotation over a full season. Upton now has hit seven career grand slams and two in six games. He got a ground out, fly out, and line out to hold the Tigers to their 5-2 lead. After the third inning, Verlander's biggest trouble came in the seve...

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  • English FA to trial new penalty shootout system in 2017 Community Shield
English FA to trial new penalty shootout system in 2017 Community Shield

Arsene Wenger has said that both Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi could return for the Community Shield clash with Chelsea ( via The Mirror ). The bonus for the Gunners was a first home goal for star signing Alexandre Lacazette. Diego Costa continues his exile from the squad as he searches for a move away from Stamford Bridge.

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  • Yu Darvish thanks Rangers fans in full-page newspaper ad
Yu Darvish thanks Rangers fans in full-page newspaper ad

Japan won 5-3 in 10 innings. There's a psychological aspect to it with Kershaw's back strain relegating him to the disabled list, his second consecutive summer of being sidelined while questing for a fourth Cy Young award. Tanner Roark (8-7, 4.93) is on the mound for the Nationals. I'm sure Rangers fans will always be special to him. Darvish re...

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  • Tim Beckham is a future star for the Baltimore Orioles
Tim Beckham is a future star for the Baltimore Orioles

Seven years ago during Buck Showalter's first game as Orioles manager, the lineup included third baseman Josh Bell, shortstop Cesar Izturis, left fielder Felix Pie and first baseman Ty Wigginton. Detroit's Warwick Saupold (3-1) picked up the win with 1 2/3 innings of relief after entering for starter Matthew Boyd . "He's throwing the ball harde...

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  • Former Red Still Backing Daniel Sturridge To Produce Goods For Liverpool
Former Red Still Backing Daniel Sturridge To Produce Goods For Liverpool

Sturridge's career has been blighted by a string of injuries over the last three seasons. "We had 20 chances so you have to do something out of that but Atletico are a very strong team". And they will begin their Premier league campaign away to Watford on August 12. Lately, German football expert (via Daily Star ) Lee Price has indicated tha...

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  • Neymar allowed to miss Barcelona training as PSG transfer rumours continue
Neymar allowed to miss Barcelona training as PSG transfer rumours continue

Neymar Senior, the player's father and agent, is expected to make the equivalent of £23m commission as part of a renewal premium for the contract Neymar signed with Barcelona last year. Respected journalist and Andres Iniesta biographer Marcos Lopez says: 'He probably should not have gone on the tour. Could Ozil be the new Camp N...

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  • La Liga to block Neymar deal?
La Liga to block Neymar deal?

If Neymar makes the move to Paris, his contract would make him the world's most expensive player. The announcement however comes amid mounting speculation that Neymar is set to join Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record deal. Neymar moved to Barcelona from Brazilian club Santos in 2013 for £48.6 million, and signed a new five-year deal in ...

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  • What to do about the outfield picture — Blue Jays
What to do about the outfield picture — Blue Jays

As usual, Stroman rode his two-seamer over his seven innings, throwing 55 of them in 99 pitches. "Obviously I haven't been myself lately", Estrada said. Garcia was able to walk off. Moncada suffered a right knee contusion and Garcia a head contusion. Anyway, on the morning after, Bautista was wry bemused.

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  • Kaka: Ronaldo, Neymar will make the best decisions to be happy
Kaka: Ronaldo, Neymar will make the best decisions to be happy

He progressed to become a regular with the English side's under-23 team, as well as a member of the U.S. national under-18 and under-20 teams. "Why isn't the Pro Bowl as popular as the playoffs?" Tickets are still available, according to the league.

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  • Chelsea boss Conte: Morata a 'cheap signing' who needs to improve
Chelsea boss Conte: Morata a 'cheap signing' who needs to improve

As reported by The Guardian , the Italian revealed that, "For me, Kane, now, is one of the best strikers in the world". Two coaches (Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti) were sacked after they won the league so for sure I want to avoid it. He got his first minutes as a Chelsea player under his belt on Saturday when he was brought off the bench in a fri...

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  • Lewis Hamilton : Driver lets Bottas through for third at Hungarian GP
Lewis Hamilton : Driver lets Bottas through for third at Hungarian GP

Bottas felt Hamilton's action on letting him back through shows that he is a team player even if means sacrificing vital points in the world championship battle with Championship leader and Hungarian Grand Prix winner, Sebastian Vettel .

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  • Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez situation is ideal'
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez situation is ideal'

I think it's an ideal situation because everyone has to perform". "Does it change if you have one year or two years to go?" "In the future I think you will see more often players going to the end of their contracts", he said. He said: "He looked like he wanted to talk to me". According to the same article, Arsenal are prepared to compromise...

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  • F1: il Cavallino domina le qualificazioni del Gp d'Ungheria
F1: il Cavallino domina le qualificazioni del Gp d'Ungheria

Seguono Ferrari a 318 e Red Bull a 184. Kimi è a 3 secondi dal compagno di box, Bottas a 4.8s dal vertice. Il Gran Premio di Ungheria si corre sull'Hungaroring di Budapest , la capitale del paese: è un circuito particolarmente tortuoso ed è considerato uno di quelli in cui è più difficile fare sorpassi.

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  • Manchester United close to agreeing deal for Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic
Manchester United close to agreeing deal for Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic

Manchester United have been dealt a transfer blow following the news that Radja Nainggolan has signed a new contract at AS Roma. Matic can be seen wearing the number 31 shirt in the photo, which was Bastian Schweinsteiger's old number before he joined MLS side Chicago Fire.

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  • Reports: Chelsea make contact with Bayern Munich star
Reports: Chelsea make contact with Bayern Munich star

Elsewhere, Inter Milan are set to beat Southampton and Newcastle to the signing of Caen's Yann Karamoh , while Metz is confident of tying up a deal for Newcastle United Football Club striker Emmanuel Riviere . But the capital club have grown frustrated in their attempts to sign the Leicester City winger. Morata scored 20 in all competitio...

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  • Zidane wants 'BBC' stay, coy on Mbappe
Zidane wants 'BBC' stay, coy on Mbappe

The chief has explained that they were initially approached at the beginning of the window but there had been no follow-up interest. "Why should he do it? We've got the players who are here now and we'll just have to see what happens". But at Madrid, he would be fighting for a starting position with the likes of Ronaldo, Bale , Benzema, Asensio,...

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  • Adam Peaty:
Adam Peaty: "I wasn't planning on a World Record"

It is the second world-record to fall at the world championships in Budapest after Sarah Sjostrom swam the 100m freestyle in 51.71secs on Sunday. "Honestly, I wasn't going out there this morning for a world record", said Peaty. "We're only at the start of our four-year journey to Tokyo 2020". As was the norm, however, that was the closest his...

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  • Liverpool's asking price for Philippe Coutinho is beyond excessive
Liverpool's asking price for Philippe Coutinho is beyond excessive

Melissa Reddy writes for Goal , " Liverpool insist Philippe Coutinho is not on the market as Barcelona attempt to intensify their pursuit of the Brazil international". "Obviously when Barcelona come in they probably wouldn't like the answer to that". Ironically, Southampton were again the victims when Coutinho arrived at Anfield four y...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema and Bale May Leave Madrid-Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema and Bale May Leave Madrid-Zidane

It remains to be seen what happens in the coming days. Bale, now 28, seems adamant to stay at Madrid for the time being, as he continues to prove himself to the club's demanding fans. Collins has a year remaining on his contract with the Hammers but a fee in the region of £2m could be enough to pry him away from West Ham. And on the third time,...

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  • Martins Eder scores double as Inter Milan defeats Bayern Munich in ICC
Martins Eder scores double as Inter Milan defeats Bayern Munich in ICC

The Special One will therefore be delighted to read comments made by Sanches in conversation with German rag Bild . Sanches joined the German champions last summer from Benfica for 35million euros, penning a five-year contract, and much was expected from the midfielder that impressed in Portugal's 2016 European Championship success.

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  • Manchester United are miles behind Barcelona and Real Madrid — Jose Mourinho
Manchester United are miles behind Barcelona and Real Madrid — Jose Mourinho

Pogba was one United's best players in theirr friendly against Barca, but Neymar's goal proved to be the difference in the clash. Where: FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. "And they enjoy futbol [soccer] quite a bit and the American culture". It was something I had a chance to do twice before and didn't. Mourinho also hinted at how he plans...

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  • Manchester City to battle Real Madrid for world-class forward — Reports
Manchester City to battle Real Madrid for world-class forward — Reports

Paul Pogba of ManchesterUnited is currently the most expensive footballer in world football. "The thing of taking the number without asking me to give it to a companion is the final straw". They are not treating me well. "Last year I barely had any opportunities and when I had them I took advantage of them". "We have two exceptional forwards...

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw 'not optimistic' about recurring back injury
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw 'not optimistic' about recurring back injury

The Diamondbacks and Braves are each sitting in second place in the Western and Eastern Divisions, respectively. She tweeted Sunday afternoon at 2:18pm PT, not all that long after Kershaw was taken from the game against the Atlanta Braves .

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  • Can the Twins upset the Dodgers in LA? 7/25/17 — MLB Predictions
Can the Twins upset the Dodgers in LA? 7/25/17 — MLB Predictions

What was the promise you might ask? He said he heard the announcement that it was his debut. Life will go on for the Dodgers without Clayton Kershaw . "I definitely heard it after I came out". Bartolo Colon, making his second start for the Twins, pitched four shutout innings. The Los Angeles Dodgers look to stay hot after winning eight of ...

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  • Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw could miss six weeks with back injury
Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw could miss six weeks with back injury

They have been linked to Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish , among others. "I guess we have to start another (streak) tomorrow". "Really good job", Braves manager Brian Snitker said. Due roughly $4.79 million the rest of the season on an expiring contract, Garcia would move into a rotation that already has lost Phil Hughes and lefty Hecto...

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  • Benjamin Mendy completes £52m transfer to Man City — Breaking
Benjamin Mendy completes £52m transfer to Man City — Breaking

Mendy has been long targeted as the first choice fullback for Guardiola's side. He is on holidays, is relaxing. Jesus - the golden boy of the Etihad since arriving from Palmeiras in January - is an absolute certainty to start in the big games and was preferred to Sergio Aguero .

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  • Clayton Kershaw Exits Dodgers vs. Braves with Back Injury
Clayton Kershaw Exits Dodgers vs. Braves with Back Injury

Garcia pitched seven innings and hit a grand slam. After a walk to Nick Markakis , Kurt Suzuki hit a two-run homer in the fourth to give the Braves some breathing room. "I heard Yas yelling my name". Atlanta increased its lead to 5-0 on Freddie Freeman's team-high 18th homer leading off the fifth. On Thursday, Los Angeles was -240 home cha...

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  • Braves end Dodgers' 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory
Braves end Dodgers' 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory

Strasburg said his early departure was a precaution. Then, this morning Mark Feinsand reported that this deal is not a done deal, and as of now the Braves are preparing for Garcia to start tonight against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Quintana (6-8) struck out seven in six innings in his first home start since he was acquired in a blockbuster tra...

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  • Clayton Kershaw: 'A lot of frustration' over latest back injury
Clayton Kershaw: 'A lot of frustration' over latest back injury

Los Angeles, which won 31-of-35 before dropping the first two games of the series, improved to 49-7 when scoring first. "It's a weird feeling", manager Dave Roberts said. Against a team like the Dodgers, that was still pretty good. The Twins couldn't close the deal. Two strokes behind 18-year-old Nelly Kim entering the round, In-Kyung Kim b...

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  • Dempsey at home, 1 goal from record
Dempsey at home, 1 goal from record

With the Costa Rican keeper out of goal in the 52nd minute, chasing Morris, the USMNT had a clear chance to score. Soccer fans from North Texas and beyond wore their patriotism on their sleeve, if they were wearing sleeves at all, at AT&T Stadium Saturday as the U.S.

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  • US men beat El Salvador — Sports briefs
US men beat El Salvador — Sports briefs

But Altidore's fuming girlfriend isn't as understanding as her 27-year-old boyfriend, and Romero probably should watch his back next time El Salvador and USA meet. "We are trying to achieve the highest quality possible, with consistency across the board". In fact, the U.S. prevailed only through a late surge in the first half.

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  • Real Madrid wing-back Danilo chooses Manchester City over Chelsea — Official
Real Madrid wing-back Danilo chooses Manchester City over Chelsea — Official

He endured a tough time in the Spanish capital, where he became a victim of the Santiago Bernabeu's infamous boo-boys, forcing head coach Zinedine Zidane to regularly defend the player. However, he has since majorly disappointed during limited time spent on the pitch, with first-choice right-back Dani Carvajal remaining firmly ahead of the Sout...

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  • Froome keeps overall lead in Tour de France — Sports Digest
Froome keeps overall lead in Tour de France — Sports Digest

Although the margins are tight, Froome retains the trump card of Saturday's time trial in Marseille , where he is strongly favoured to gain time on his rivals before the traditional procession into Paris on Sunday. I have had the Champs-Elysées in mind for many days. There was no change in the general classification . "I can't believe it", ...

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  • Mourinho predicts doom for Chelsea, Liverpool
Mourinho predicts doom for Chelsea, Liverpool

That is the view of Kevin De Bruyne, who explained that the Citizens would need more than one week's worth of pre-season preparation to become used to playing with each other ahead of the new campaign. The competition is there. "Obviously the main thing for us is to be able to export a little bit of the feeling that you can have when you play in ...

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