• Jurgen Klopp gives worrying answer to whether Daniel Sturridge will face Arsenal

    Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has admitted he is not 100 per cent ahead of the start of the Premier League season. Sadio Mane impressed his new Liverpool teammates with a goal against Barcelona . Speaking to the club after the 4-0 defeat to Mainz , Jürgen Klopp tries to remain the (grounded) optimist. Adam Lallana raced onto a loose ball in his own half, played an elongated one-two with Roberto Firmino and slipped Mane in to lash high past Ter Stegen.

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  • 14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro

    That will likely come in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay final later Sunday. Germany's Paul Biedermann holds the world record and is competing in Rio. and the gold for 5:45 p.m. Russia's Sofya Velikaya and Ukraine's Olga Kharlan are among those to watch. Her teammate Annemiek van Vleuten crashed while leading the race on the same final decent where Giro d' Italia victor Vincenzo Nibali and Colombian climber Sergio Henao tumbled while leading the men's race Saturday.

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  • Rio organizers apologize for delays entering Olympic venues

    Have a look at his tweet. PM IST: ROWING: The start has been delayed in Brazil. Eight sports will be awarding 14 gold medals today at the Rio Olympics in events ranging from artistic gymnastics to diving, fencing, judo, rugby sevens, shooting, swimming and weightlifting.

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  • Blue Jays at Royals

    Blue Jays at Royals

    Sanchez (11-2) had not lost since April 22 against Oakland. "Today was a little frustrating", Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said. "They don't have to beat you with homers". They're looking to move the ball, move players, they're very fast and they put the ball in play. The second inning was Stroman's trickiest to navigate, as the Royals small-balled their way to a two-run lead.

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  • AOC backs Mack Horton in drug cheat controversy

    That disappointment turned to outrage when Horton again called Sun a " drug cheat " after the race. But it appeared it was too much too soon as he was eventually hauled in over the final 100m as Australia's Mack Horton claimed gold. Horton's social media accounts have been set ablaze with numerous troll comments, many of which are from Chinese netizens angered at his taunting remarks.

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  • Pese a Neymar, empató en 0 con Irak — Brasil no levanta

    La selección brasileña volvió a decepcionar a su hinchada al empatar este domingo sin goles con Irak , repitiendo el marcador de su debut contra Sudáfrica y, lo que es peor, corre un serio riesgo de ser eliminada del torneo olímpico de fútbol de Río 2016 aún en la fase de grupos.

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  • US teen Ginny Thrasher wins Rio's first gold

    US teen Ginny Thrasher wins Rio's first gold

    Except China , which lost two games to this US team during an exhibition tour by a combined 99 points. They're on a ship again, along with the US women's team, in part because of a shortage of hotel space compared to recent hosts Beijing and London, and Anthony doesn't see why it's such a big deal.

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  • Arrieta goes 8 innings, Cubs beat A's 4-0; Gray injured

    Arrieta goes 8 innings, Cubs beat A's 4-0; Gray injured

    Arrieta, the reigning National League Cy Young Award victor, was 0-3 with a 4.88 ERA in his previous five starts after going 12-2 with a 2.10 ERA in his first 16. Overton allowed seven runs in three innings but suffered his third consecutive loss. Cubs' starter Jake Arrieta is forecasted to have a better game than Athletics' starter Sonny Gray .

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  • Tigers drop series finale to Mets

    Francisco Rodriguez came on in the ninth and allowed a tiebreaking two-run homer to Neil Walker. I think we know we're going to get hot here sometime soon. With men on first and second and still nobody out, d'Arnaud grounded into a double play, and Detroit was able to get out of the inning up 6-5. "By that time, if he tries to start up again and go, he's out by 20 feet", Ausmus said.

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  • Andrew Benintendi records first two hits of Red Sox career

    Andrew Benintendi records first two hits of Red Sox career

    But when you're adding three or so hitters on base night based on walks alone, you're asking for trouble - especially in the A.L., home to smaller ballparks, deeper lineups and DHs instead of pitchers. homered for the first time in two months and Tampa Bay routed Kansas City. And again, just like how he led off the second, one pitch made all the difference.

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  • NBC analyst Al Trautwig criticized over comment about Simone Biles' parents

    Biles, who remains in contact with her birth mother, calls Ron and Nellie "Mom and Dad" and Aimee Boorman, Biles's longtime coach, attempted to correct Trautwig on Twitter. As her star has grown over the past three years, she has shared the story of how her family came together. In a December interview at the family's Houston-area home, she told USA TODAY Sports, "When I was younger, I was adopted by my grandparents, which are now my parents.

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  • Bartolo Colon baffles A-Rod-less Yankees

    The Mets recalled outfielder Brandon Nimmo from triple-A Las Vegas to fill Cespedes roster spot. For now, Alderson suggested Cespedes will put his clubs aside. Jay Bruce too expensive for Reds; Mets risks for team upgraded offense? He played a round the day his New York Mets clinched the NLCS a year ago.

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  • Conor McGregor says he'll KO Nate Diaz at UFC 202

    Conor McGregor says he'll KO Nate Diaz at UFC 202

    He had a shock loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 but Conor McGregor is gunning for revenge. Ironically enough, in doing so they have eschewed, at least temporarily, another of their principles - the "there is no opponent" ideology that favours a focus on all-around self-improvement over a rigid fixation upon the foe standing at the end of the path.

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  • Hall of Fame game canceled because of poor field conditions

    The Hall of Fame game is what whets our appetite for six months of gridiron greatness, but it wasn't meant to be. "This is a hard decision, but we know it is the right decision", Baker said. Both teams were cleared off the field at 6:30 p.m. CDT, approximately 90 minutes before the scheduled start of the first National Football League preseason game of the season.

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  • Cubs rally to win 5-4 on wild pitch against Marlins

    With the Cubs surging again, Lackey was asked what fair expectations are for this season. Lackey gave up hits to two of the first three hitters he faced and trailed 1-0 after just eight pitches. Contreras stole second to place a potential go-ahead run in scoring position but Jason Heyward lined to first to end the threat. The Marlins hope to rediscover their offense against Lackey, who gave up a season-high seven runs over 4 1/3 innings in a loss at Miami on June 25.

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  • American women rout Senegal 121-56 to start chase for gold

    Brittney Griner would love to be the second woman to dunk in the Olympics, though it's not the piece of history she really hopes to get. Sue Bird had eight of the team's United States record 36 assists. "But, we're here for one reason and that's to win a gold medal". Spain (1-1) led 8-6 before the USA closed the quarter on a 23-6 burst. Delle Donne was in the middle of it.

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  • NU not in Top 25 poll

    NU not in Top 25 poll

    FSU received one first-place vote and was one of only four teams (Alabama 55, Clemson 7, Tennessee 1) to garner a first-place vote. No. 13 Houston is the only Group of 5 team ranked following its record-setting 2015 season that ended with a Peach Bowl win against Florida State.

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  • The first gold, the first surprise at Rio: Virginia Thrasher

    The first gold, the first surprise at Rio: Virginia Thrasher

    As Thrasher stood in the finals hall of the Olympic Shooting Centre yesterday, a raucous crowd behind her and bossa nova playing in the speakers, few would have bet on the American - ranked No. South Korean archers once again showed their overwhelming dominance as they outclassed a consistent American team 6-0 in the final. The 19-year-old edged past Athens 2004 champion Du Li in the final shot in the women's 10m air rifle .

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  • Celebrations as Rio Olympics open

    The Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics brings together athletes and fans from around the world. "I'm honored to be chosen, proud to represent the United States , and humbled by the significance of carrying the flag and all it stands for", said Phelps, a 22-time swimming-medal victor.

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  • Boyle comes up short in 400m

    Boyle comes up short in 400m

    Boyle had battled illness in her lead-in to Rio and struggled to stick with the leaders. In this Olympic cycle, Boyle has placed in the top 5 in the 400 free at all of her major meets. Corey Main was one of three NZ swimmers in action to qualify, in his 100m backstroke heats. The Florida-based 21-year-old dipped under the 54 seconds for the first time to win his heat.

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  • Jimmy Walker produces flawless round to win US PGA Championship

    As Jason Day said later concerning what type of first putt Jimmy had, "that was no easy putt". Late bursts from Branden Grace and Daniel Summerhays were in vain while Open champion Henrik Stenson seemed to run out of steam coming down the stretch and while everything seemingly went swimmingly throughout for Walker, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama was left to reflect on what might have been.

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  • Bumgarner 2-hits Nationals in 1-0 loss

    Nunez got four hits, including two triples and a double against Strasburg, and the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 7-1 in a matchup of NL division leaders. For the fifth time in Bumgarner's five starts since the All-Star break, the Giants did not succeed in forming a handshake line. "I can't worry about that, or it's just going to dig a deeper hole".

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  • 'Scary Lucy' Replacement Statue Unveiled On Star's 105th Birthday

    Fans of Lucille Ball demanded a new statue and the destruction of 'Scary Lucy '. After a public outcry arose when sculptor Dave Poulin's original Lucy statue was unveiled in 2009, Poulin actually offered to fix the sculpture at his own expense, acknowledging, "In retrospect, it should have never been cast in bronze and made public, and I take complete ownership of that poor decision".

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  • Greek athlete first to fail dope test in Rio 2016

    The entire Russian Federation team has been banned from competing in the Paralympic Games in September as punishment for the country's systematic doping program. Stepanova has been excluded from competing as a neutral athlete by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) due to a previously served sanction for doping.

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