• Alvaro Morata - 'Never a thought' of leaving Chelsea this summer
Alvaro Morata - 'Never a thought' of leaving Chelsea this summer

The Spaniard looked incredibly frustrated at the end of the game, and will have no doubt been reflecting on Arsenal's disappointing mistakes during the first half which ultimately decided the result. I have two years left on my contract and we'll see what happens. Sarri promised to bring "fun" to Chelsea when he was unveiled as Antonio Conte's...

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  • Tyson Fury confirms Deontay Wilder bout after second comeback win
Tyson Fury confirms Deontay Wilder bout after second comeback win

The 6-foot-7 Wilder is 40-0 with 39 knockouts and American's only heavyweight champion since 2007. "The former heavyweight champion eased his way past the Italian, who started well enough but ultimately was outclassed by the 6′ 9" Brit. I went 10 rounds and I was very happy with my performance. When asked about the Wilder match-up in the post-f...

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  • Sergio Aguero nets hat-trick as Manchester City thrash Huddersfield Town
Sergio Aguero nets hat-trick as Manchester City thrash Huddersfield Town

Gabriel Jesus added a second seven minutes later with a crisp low strike from the edge of the area, before Aguero pounced on a Hamer error to stab in his second soon after. Watford beat Brighton 2-0 in its first league game. Now, at the start of the Premier League season, the little magician brought his son on to the Etihad pitch before their ...

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  • Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report

Romelu Lukaku got on the scoresheet for the first time this season, while Paul Pogba converted an injury-time penalty, but the victory was no more than Brighton deserved, with Jose Mourinho's side poor throughout. Bailly, in particular, struggled. Manchester United signed Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, FC Porto defender Diogo Dalot and ...

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  • Pacers hand India an 168-run advantage over England
Pacers hand India an 168-run advantage over England

With England 2-0 ahead in the five-match series, Joe Root chose to launch another assault on India's brittle top order after winning the toss and Chris Woakes obliged with three wickets in the morning session to reduce the tourists to 82-3.

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  • 5 reasons PSU will be better than Ohio State in 2018
5 reasons PSU will be better than Ohio State in 2018

Ohio State, which is investigating what, if anything, Meyer knew about domestic assault allegations made against one of his former assistant coaches, started the probe on August 5 and was hoping to conclude it by this Sunday. Additional details will be shared next week. He admitted on August 3 that he had lied to reporters at Big Ten media days w...

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  • Kasey Kahne to stop racing full time in NASCAR
Kasey Kahne to stop racing full time in NASCAR

Kahne's announcement came one day after 43-year-old Elliott Sadler walked away from NASCAR after 21 seasons. The full statement can be read in the Twitter post below. "Thanks to everyone that believed in this kid from Enumclaw, Washington". He's now 28th in the standings and would need an improbable win over the next three races to make the 2...

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  • Kane scores as Spurs top Fulham
Kane scores as Spurs top Fulham

Tottenham may still be suffering a World Cup hangover with the majority of their stars enjoying barely a week of pre-season training after their efforts in Russian Federation. Marko Arnautovic's penalty gave the hosts a half-time lead. Lucas' only other Spurs goal came in last season's FA Cup, in a 2-2 fifth-round draw with Rochdale.

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  • Arsenal's Unai Emery calls for 'calm' after Gunners suffer second defeat
Arsenal's Unai Emery calls for 'calm' after Gunners suffer second defeat

Iwobi missed a chance to put Arsenal ahead in the additional time of the first half when he fired Mkhitaryan cut-back cross over the bar. Introduced for Willian in the 61st minute, Hazard helped tip the game decisively in Chelsea's favour, driving Arsenal back with his dribbling threat and ultimately creating the winning chance for Alonso.

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  • Arsenal must accept who Mesut Ozil is or sell him, says Kanu
Arsenal must accept who Mesut Ozil is or sell him, says Kanu

Both sides have new managers for the new campaign in the form of Maurizio Sarri & Unai Emery . The 36-year-old survived a heart-stopping moment in the first half when he nearly scored an own-goal, leading some to ask why summer signing Bernd Leno didn't start between the sticks.

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  • Atletico Super Cup win vindicates decision to stay, says Griezmann
Atletico Super Cup win vindicates decision to stay, says Griezmann

However, Atletico Madrid have been the most resilient team in Europe for the best part of a decade, thanks largely to their manager Diego Simeone. Real never conceded four goals in a match under Lopetegui's predecessor Zinedine Zidane and were aiming to win the trophy for the third successive season.

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  • Fulham - Premier League - 18 August 2018
Fulham - Premier League - 18 August 2018

Lucas Moura curled home his first Premier League goal to give Spurs the lead, but Aleksandar Mitrovic deservedly headed Fulham level early in the second half. "My team showed great effort and pushed hard, but it is not easy for a new Premier League team, but this must encourage us". The visitors played the final half-hour with 10 men after...

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  • Albion manager Chris Hughton plays down moody Mourinho talk at Manchester United
Albion manager Chris Hughton plays down moody Mourinho talk at Manchester United

Mourinho denied that was the case, however, and insisted that he has handed out one fine during his two-year spell at Old Trafford, to Anthony Martial for failing to report back to training promptly following the birth of his second...

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  • Tottenham want to delay Man City game, host at Wembley - Mauricio Pochettino
Tottenham want to delay Man City game, host at Wembley - Mauricio Pochettino

The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email . In addition, center-backs Tim Ream and newly acquired Alfie Mawson are both injured and yet to return, leaving Calum Chambers and Maxim Le Marchand the only ones fit to start. The north London side kicked off their Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win over Newcastle United in the top flight...

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  • Kenedy mocked after nightmare Newcastle performance against Cardiff
Kenedy mocked after nightmare Newcastle performance against Cardiff

There's no simple solution to this and they'll likely be forced into a situation where things get pretty hard, but when have things ever been any different with Newcastle United Football Club? Yedlin remains a doubt but having trained this week, he could travel.

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  • What India can learn from Pakistan’s preparations for England tour
What India can learn from Pakistan’s preparations for England tour

India takes on England in the third Test of the five-match series from Saturday. In 2018, Virat Kohli's men scheduled a solitary four-day game against Essex, which, on the eve of the fixture, was cut to three days at the tourists' request.

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  • Deontay Wilder Crashes Tyson Fury's Weigh-In, Screaming:
Deontay Wilder Crashes Tyson Fury's Weigh-In, Screaming: "Bomb Squad!"

On Friday, Wilder crashed the weigh-ins for Tyson Fury's Windsor Park clash with Francesco Pianeta and ended up in a shouting match with Fury's father, John. "I'm coming to knock you out, plain and simple". Since then Anthony Joshua has scooped up the belts vacated by Tyson Fury during his absence, while Deontay Wilder WBC title, th...

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  • One of the First Aretha Franklin Tributes Comes Courtesy of Ariana Grande
One of the First Aretha Franklin Tributes Comes Courtesy of Ariana Grande

She'd been showing up occasionally on the R&B charts, and she had grazed the lower rungs of the pop top 40 once, with-of all things-a version of the old Al Jolson hit "Rock-a-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody". "There was a song that I had written called, 'The Future.' And we were gonna, you know, write - you know, sing it together". "I am ...

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  • Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer disagree over length of tennis matches
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer disagree over length of tennis matches

Williams withdrew from the Rogers Cup following that loss, citing "personal reasons", and last week shared an Instagram post revealing her difficulty with postpartum emotions. "I feel like that's a bit of an opportunity wasted. Of course the big goal is the US Open ". "I'm still at the very beginning". Pouille, the world No.

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  • Canadian golfers look to lock up PGA Tour cards at Wyndham Championship
Canadian golfers look to lock up PGA Tour cards at Wyndham Championship

A five-iron to two feet at the par-three seventh left Snedeker needing one more birdie for 59. "I don't know much about golf", Harvick said. "To know what you're trying to do and step up and have a 20-footer (on the final hole) and know what it means, I was very aware of what was going on, and to knock that putt in was really special", Snedeker...

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  • Pep Guardiola To City Team 16 Points Ahead: ‘Tired? F**k You’
Pep Guardiola To City Team 16 Points Ahead: ‘Tired? F**k You’

Speaking during his press conference ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash against Huddersfield, City manager Pep Guardiola revealed that David Silva could be in contention to start at The Etihad and that is a major boost for Fantasy Football managers around the world.

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  • Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool centre-back to join Serie A side Cagliari
Ragnar Klavan: Liverpool centre-back to join Serie A side Cagliari

Gomez has the ideal opportunity in front of him to cement his name into Jurgen Klopp's plans, and he needs to seize this with some solid performances and clean sheets to match. "Klopp had already branded Ramos "brutal" and "ruthless" in the past, and on 10 August he renewed his attack on the Spaniard, saying that he doesn't share Ramos " att...

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  • 'I've never been happier with Pogba' - Mourinho
'I've never been happier with Pogba' - Mourinho

Pogba scored in United's 2-1 opening day Premier League win over Leicester City last week but appeared to fuel speculation about his future at the club afterwards by saying he would be punished if he said the wrong thing. "The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks and I've never been so happy with him as I am now, that'...

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  • Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium
Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium

The skates would be lowered into the tunnel system, and sent autonomously at speeds of 125 to 150 miles per hour from one terminal to the other. The loop would consist of a single 3.6-mile underground tunnel linking the stadium to a western terminus near the Red Line.

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  • Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. day-to-day with elbow injury
Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. day-to-day with elbow injury

The pitch that hit Acuna was clocked at 97.5 miles per hour, the fastest pitch Urena has ever thrown to open a game, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The hot streak raised Acuna's batting average for the season to.288, and he entered Wednesday's game with 19 home runs, 43 RBI and a.922 OPS in 67 games.

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