• Watford new boy Hughes 'massively excited' about possibility of facing Liverpool
Watford new boy Hughes 'massively excited' about possibility of facing Liverpool

A blow, certainly, but with Philippe Coutinho set to be employed in a midfield role this season that loss was offset somewhat. Liverpool will be hoping to build on the progress they've shown under the leadership of Klopp next term after he helped them qualify for the Champions League on the final day of the 2016/17 season.

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  • Pliskova advances at Rogers Cup
Pliskova advances at Rogers Cup

In doubles, No. 2 seeds Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan and Martina Hingis of Switzerland defeated Andreja Klepac of Slovenia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain 6-1, 7-6 (4) to move on to the quarter-finals. But the Dane closed out the match on the next chance with a stinging forehand victor. The unseeded 24-year-old will face Lucie Safarova in t...

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  • Waynes injured in preseason game vs. Bills
Waynes injured in preseason game vs. Bills

The Buffalo Bills will officially begin the Sean McDermott Era on Thursday night, as they open their 2017 preseason campaign with a matchup against the Minnesota Vikings . When Sankey got hurt, fullback C.J. Ham went in at running back and soon gave the Vikings the lead for good at 10-3 on a 2-yard run with 10:34 left in the third quarter.

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  • Saints fall at Cleveland, preseason losing streak reaches double digits
Saints fall at Cleveland, preseason losing streak reaches double digits

The Browns defeated the Saints 20-14. All three players had excellent moments. After Browns nose tackle Trevon Coley forced a Garrett Grayson on the Saints' ensuing drive to give Cleveland the ball at the New Orleans 21-yard line, Williams was stiff-armed to the ground on a tackle attempt by Corey Coleman .

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  • Green Bay Packers release suspended DL Letroy Guion
Green Bay Packers release suspended DL Letroy Guion

The Packers had problems at the cornerback position last season. So, Rodgers' did little else on Thursday after his Instagram insta-giveaway; he went through pregame warmups but did not dress for the game. Not only was he able to scramble his way to tie the team-lead for rushing yards in the game with 14, but he connected with fellow rookie DeAng...

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  • Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert
Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov upsets top seed Rafael Nadal — NewsAlert

A one-sided win gave him a 32-2 start to the season, his best beginning to a campaign since 2006 when he began 38-2 and finished the year at world number one. Second-seeded Roger Federer , a 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 victor over Spain's David Ferrer, isn't one to gloat over his stunning record against Spaniard, who was ranked third in the world in 2013.

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  • Norovirus strikes World Athletics Championships in London
Norovirus strikes World Athletics Championships in London

Irish 400m hurdler Thomas Barr is among athletes from several countries who stayed at the hotel, who picked up the vomiting bug. "They will be put in alternative accommodation", said Athletics Ireland. According to Dr Deborah Turbitt, PHE London deputy director for health protection, "Approximately 30 people have reported illness and 2 of thes...

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  • Ranking the top five Premier League attacks: Which club is king?
Ranking the top five Premier League attacks: Which club is king?

I don't know. For me, the best players in the league previous year were Eden Hazard and Harry Kane. To come to a club like Chelsea and be number one, and to have to follow someone who's done it very well, there's pressure. Romelu Lukaku , a £75million buy from Everton and the man tasked with filling Zlatan Ibrahimovic's boots, looks the obv...

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  • Wenger wants goal-a-game from top gun Lacazette
Wenger wants goal-a-game from top gun Lacazette

Asked whether this would be his most hard season, Wenger said: "Yes, because look at what City have done". "Chelsea have bought Morata and have not lost Diego Costa yet". "If you look at the number of their players that are out on loan, they can call a few back". Arsenal confirmed Cahill had entered their dressing room to say sorry to the for...

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  • Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list
Colts QB Andrew Luck will not begin season on PUP list

So, with Torero football season still weeks away, how does a Torero football fan get their United States dollars football fix? We are approaching mid August and the first preseason game for most teams, which is well beyond the estimated six-month return that was speculated for Luck.

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  • Australian leader says gay marriage could be law this year
Australian leader says gay marriage could be law this year

The amendment Cr Cook said was "grossly unfair in this day and age in a democracy like Australia". He said he would prefer to wait than have his rights decided this way. "Our federal politicians can and should act now to legislate for marriage equality and not waste more time and money procrastinating on the issue", he told The Irish Times.

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  • Klopp happy with 'Pool despite Barca's Coutinho chase
Klopp happy with 'Pool despite Barca's Coutinho chase

Their position is strengthened by the five-year contract Coutinho signed only last season. So what they pay in the end doesn't matter. "A price at which we are ready to give in", the manager was quoted on Thursday as telling Sky in Germany.

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  • Chelsea's Willian Reveals Man United Talks And Friendship With Jose Mourinho
Chelsea's Willian Reveals Man United Talks And Friendship With Jose Mourinho

Under the Portuguese tactician he became an English and Italian champion and knowing what his man-management is capable of he believes United, in their second season with Mourinho , will be on top come next May. At this point, it's well known that the striker does not score against top six clubs. Eric Bailly, bought previous year for £30m, and Ant...

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  • Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods "no longer dating" Kristin Smith

By entering the program, the state of Florida drops the DUI charge against Woods after the defendant pleads guilty to reckless driving. "They were taken on July 31, just as Woods was preparing for Wednesday's court hearing when, through his attorney, he agreed to enter a drug diversion program following his May arrest for DUI".

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  • National Football League announces it will hire up to 24 full-time officials
National Football League announces it will hire up to 24 full-time officials

That effectively makes it a one-year experiment to determine how - and if - full-time officials can improve the department's effectiveness. Green said the "biggest difference" will come in the offseason, when full-time officials will spend time at National Football League headquarters and participate more closely in rule development meetings with...

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  • Knicks and Rockets re-engage in Carmelo Anthony trade talks
Knicks and Rockets re-engage in Carmelo Anthony trade talks

The New York Post reports the Knicks are hoping Anthony will expand his preferred list of teams beyond the Houston Rockets . If Anthony does change his mind and decides to join New Orleans , he can offer them another reliable scoring option who can make tough shots in crunch time.

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  • Warriors host Cavaliers as part of Christmas lineup
Warriors host Cavaliers as part of Christmas lineup

He was taking interviews with the Houston Rockets , New York Knicks and the Sacramento Kings but no opportunity seems to have opened up for Blatt. The Wizards will play in Boston on December 25 at 5:30 p.m. It will be just the second Christmas Day home game in Celtics history, too. Paul and Harden will be returning to the holiday affair. O...

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  • Conte explains why he wanted Morata at Chelsea
Conte explains why he wanted Morata at Chelsea

He has 12 major titles to his name, having claimed league-and-cup doubles in Italy and Spain as well as a couple of UEFA Champions League winning medals. He has been replaced by Alvaro Morata , an expensive acquisition but a player who is yet to hit more than 15 goals in a top-flight season. The young midfielder played 26 times scori...

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  • ASU alum James Harden to be on cover of 'NBA Live 18'
ASU alum James Harden to be on cover of 'NBA Live 18'

Good of Polygon, gamers who preorder a copy of NBA Live 18 will be able to play it starting September 15, four days before its official release date. EA Sports has an exclusive license with ESPN that allows the company to integrate the authentic ESPN/ABC broadcast presentation - including the commentary team of Mike Breen and Jeff Van Gundy - in...

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  • Matic backs Lukaku for fruitful season after debut goal
Matic backs Lukaku for fruitful season after debut goal

We were playing a team full of fantastic players, we discussed the result until nearly the end. "He is back in training, and that is good news for him and for us, and he has been participating in the last two training sessions", Koeman said of 23-year-old England star Barkley.

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