• Sarri finally opens up about Willian’s unusual absence at Chelsea
Sarri finally opens up about Willian’s unusual absence at Chelsea

Willian has been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid , and his Chelsea future was thrown into more doubt when the Brazil worldwide failed to report for pre-season training on time. Chelsea were defeated on penalties to Arsenal in the Champions Cup on Wednesday night and Sarri believes his players are lacking match fitness. 'The wa...

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  • J.R. Smith congratulates LeBron James on ‘I Promise School’
J.R. Smith congratulates LeBron James on ‘I Promise School’

The school, which is designed for 240 third- and fourth-grade students, will offer hands-on, STEM-focused curriculum with James' "We Are Family" philosophy to students, according to a statement from the foundation. "Sports has never been something that divides people", James said. "It's always been something that brings someone together", the new L...

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  • Sam Darnold expected to reach contract agreement, report to Jets
Sam Darnold expected to reach contract agreement, report to Jets

Very excited, very special moment. The 21-year-old Darnold is expected to be at the team facility Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported. His new teammates made sure he was welcome. This marks the first time the Jets have done a voidable not tied to a player fine. Darnold is the first top-five National Football League pick to get the bonus in ...

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  • Everton confirm signing of Barcelona defender Lucas Digne
Everton confirm signing of Barcelona defender Lucas Digne

It's not clear why Digne , who's played his football primarily in France, Italy and Barcelona , got that tattoo done. Everton's manager, Marco Silva, said this about Digne: "Since I saw him the first time I saw that he wanted to play for Everton".

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  • Ohio State coach Urban Meyer put on administrative leave after abuse allegations
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer put on administrative leave after abuse allegations

In a statement Wednesday evening, Ohio State said it was conducting an inquiry into the allegations raised by Courtney Smith . An ex-Buckeye looking to defend Urban Meyer and his former program has engaged in a unsafe anti-media tactic to try and make his point.

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  • Root's 'mic-drop' mocked as India shade day-one honours
Root's 'mic-drop' mocked as India shade day-one honours

Not one to miss out on an opportunity, Kohli mocked that celebration by blowing a kiss in the direction of Root and Jonny Bairstow , putting his finger to his lips, imitating the mic drop, and appearing to say: "Mic-drop f*** off". The record more concerning to him, however, is his repeated failure to convert his half centuries into hundreds havin...

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  • Man United stars to cut off holiday
Man United stars to cut off holiday

Man United will head back to Europe for one final friendly against Bayern Munich before playing Leicester City in the season-opening match of the Premier League's 2018-19 campaign. "So the game today, win 2-1, lose 2-1, draw 2-2, doesn't change anything but of course I know the players I can count on, these guys are unbelievable professionals...

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  • The NFL has shut Jerry Jones up over national anthem
The NFL has shut Jerry Jones up over national anthem

Us as a team, we chose to stand together for the national anthem. The NFL and NFL Players Association said they had reached a "standstill agreement" last week on the anthem policy, adding no new rules would be "issued or enforced for the next several weeks".

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  • [Match Highlights] Arsenal (p)1-1 Chelsea - All The Goals And Best Bits
[Match Highlights] Arsenal (p)1-1 Chelsea - All The Goals And Best Bits

The Czech, too, saved from England worldwide Ruben Loftus-Cheek in the shootout to ensure the Gunners won 6-5, after both sides converted their first five attempts. Morata's finishing was the only thing preventing Chelsea from extending their lead, as he scuffed a header and shot straight at Cech the next two times he was found by the excellent H...

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  • Robert Lewandowski could be on his way to the Premier League
Robert Lewandowski could be on his way to the Premier League

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is reportedly still interested in joining European champions Real Madrid this summer transfer window. The Polish striker has been long linked with a move to Santiago Bernabeu and with club president Florentino Perez a fond admirer, a deal could happen.

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  • Murray needs seven match points to survive Citi Open marathon
Murray needs seven match points to survive Citi Open marathon

It was evident how much it meant to the Scot, as he screamed in pure joy after winning match point. Murray, playing for the first time since pulling out of Wimbledon , converted his seventh match point to clinch a three-set victory and set up a meeting with fellow Briton Kyle Edmund in the second round in Washington DC.

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  • Kumar Sangakkara Leaves a Congratulatory Message for Smriti Mandhana
Kumar Sangakkara Leaves a Congratulatory Message for Smriti Mandhana

With this victory, Western Storm climbed onto nine points, progressing past the Lightning with an additional point beneath their band. Requiring more than 14 an over, table-toppers Lightning looked to attack from the beginning through openers Rachael Haynes and Sophie Devine - with the New Zealand batter hitting the first and last ball of A...

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  • Gran Turismo Sport July Update Adds Mercedes F1 Car, New Track
Gran Turismo Sport July Update Adds Mercedes F1 Car, New Track

You can also run each layout in reverse. Cars that cost less than 2,000,000 in-game Cr. can now be purchased directly through the PS Store, in addition to your standard in-game purchases. Look for even more additional features. Scapes: Players will now be able to place drivers in various backgrounds in the "Scenes Containing People" collectio...

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  • Transfer: Real Madrid ready to sign Kane, Salah
Transfer: Real Madrid ready to sign Kane, Salah

However, Lopetegui's arrival, coupled with the departure of talismanic striker Cristiano Ronaldo , has given the 29-year-old a fresh lease of life at the club. "It is an exciting challenge to reinvent the team without Cristiano - to make it competitive and go for all the trophies. We will work together for him to reach top form".

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  • Urban Meyer Addresses Firing Of Zach Smith
Urban Meyer Addresses Firing Of Zach Smith

Smith, the grandson of former Ohio State coach Earle Bruce, was charged in May with misdemeanor criminal trespass. Meyer was scheduled to speak to reporters at Big Ten Media Days on Tuesday. Officers returned to their home two weeks later to investigate a "menace-by-stalking claim", but charges were not filed in either case. Only Meyer can tr...

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  • Ohio State investigating Urban Meyer, with job in balance
Ohio State investigating Urban Meyer, with job in balance

But McMurphy reports when asked about the allegations, Urban said he wasn't told about them. "I told Shelley", Courtney Smith told Stadium . Meyer said the decision to fire Smith was a " very tough call ". Two weeks after the October 25, 2015 incident, a November 5, 2015 text exchange between Lindsey Voltolini and Courtney shows Meyer talked...

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  • Jose Mourinho 'doesn't know' if Anthony Martial will return
Jose Mourinho 'doesn't know' if Anthony Martial will return

Manchester United's nightmarish summer tour has been marked by frequent complaints from Jose Mourinho , lashing out at the club's players, transfer policy, and the pointless nature of their U.S. United doubled the lead nine minutes later after Darmian, Mata and Sanchez combined in a sensational team move to tee up Herrera, who fired a half-volley...

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  • Chelsea enter talks with Dortmund to sign possible Willian replacement
Chelsea enter talks with Dortmund to sign possible Willian replacement

Contract negotiations between Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund have stalled, leaving both Liverpool and Chelsea on high alert as the Bundesliga giants consider parting with the teenager this summer. "But if I was going to go, I'd go to Liverpool". Pulisic has managed to amass 12 goals and 20 assists in 97 appearances in total for t...

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  • Reports claim Urban Meyer knew about domestic violence incidents involving Zach Smith
Reports claim Urban Meyer knew about domestic violence incidents involving Zach Smith

In an interview with Stadium , Courtney Smith said Shelley Smith never came back to her to tell her she discussed Zach Smith's actions with Urban Meyer . "You can not impute every family argument involving an employee and his wife to the CEO of a company or the head coach of a large football program". Smith says she does not know if Shell...

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  • Ohio State’s Urban Meyer put on leave, investigation opened
Ohio State’s Urban Meyer put on leave, investigation opened

Meyer talked openly about the first situation in 2009 at Florida , but he steadfastly denied any awareness of a subsequent allegation in 2015 at Ohio State when pressed for information after firing Smith last week at Big Ten media days.

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