• Demare silences Tour de France critics as Thomas stays in yellow

    Demare silences Tour de France critics as Thomas stays in yellow

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    Thomas' rivals knew they had to make their move. Colombian Nairo Quintana attacked at the foot of the final climb up to the Col du Portet to snatch a prestigious victory 28 seconds ahead of Ireland's Dan Martin, but all eyes were on yellow jersey holder Thomas and four-time champion Froome.
  • Nike's Jordan Brand won't chase Kawhi Leonard when his contract ends

    Nike's Jordan Brand won't chase Kawhi Leonard when his contract ends

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    In reaction to these fairly recent rumors, ESPN's Michael C. Wright said on the latest episode of colleague Zach Lowe's podcast that Kawhi Leonard could have avoided his issues with the San Antonio Spurs by speaking up and telling the team that he also wanted to drive a luxury vehicle during the 2016 All-Star Weekend.
  • Red-hot Cubs bolster rotation by trading for Cole Hamels

    Red-hot Cubs bolster rotation by trading for Cole Hamels

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    Three years ago Wednesday, Cole Hamels threw a 13-strikeout, two-walk no-hitter at Wrigley Field in his final start for the Philadelphia Phillies , who traded him later that week to Texas. The Cubs also received cash consideration from the Rangers . He is a great competitor and has great stuff. "That was something I wanted to be able to do in Texas, and it didn't happen".
  • Britton to join Yankees today

    Britton to join Yankees today

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    What he has going against him is this season, time, and a salary that no one wants to take on. Meanwhile, Carroll was ranked 15th in the Yankees system and he remains in that slot with the Orioles as well. However, Britton has faced some injury issues over the past two seasons, including a ruptured Achilles tendon in December. While the control could pose some problems in the future, it hasn't caused him many issues thus far, as he now sports a strong 2.38 ERA over 41.2 innings in ...
  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says more records 'impossible'

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says more records 'impossible'

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    Liverpool went on to spend a remarkable £155 million last season and this summer have spent a further £160m. "The records we took last season were a outcome of what we've done every single day". We have three more years on the contract, but the results will dictate what will happen in the future. "For 75 minutes we are incredible against that team, playing in the final of the Champions League and those kind of fantastic players we have I am so, so proud".
  • Conor McGregor Enters Plea Deal In Brooklyn Bus Attack

    Conor McGregor Enters Plea Deal In Brooklyn Bus Attack

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    Almost four months after Conor McGregor turned himself into the Brooklyn police, the 30-year-old MMA fighter returned to court Thursday to enter his plea and accept the punishment for his role in the April 5 brawl at the Barclays Center. The bus was carrying a group of UFC athletes and employees. The April incident happened after McGregor was stripped of his UFC Lightweight Championship for failing to defend his title.
  • MLB Rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays Have J.A. Happ Trade Agreement

    MLB Rumors: Yankees, Blue Jays Have J.A. Happ Trade Agreement

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    Neither team has officially confirmed the deal. In four starts in July, he has not gone further than 5 2/3 innings and has a 7.41 ERA over 17 innings. It's been a busy few days for Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees . The Yankees are attempting to shore up their starting rotation to push for the division title and avoid the one-game crapshoot of the wild-card game.
  • Jose Mourinho Believes I Can Make Grade - Manchester United Star Sure

    Jose Mourinho Believes I Can Make Grade - Manchester United Star Sure

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    Alderweireld's future remains up in the air, but The Telegraph have claimed that the Lilywhites are hopeful of signing the 22-year-old irrespective of what happens with the Belgium worldwide. But Chelsea star Hazard has been hotly tipped to be the player Florentino Perez has his eye on. Bayern Munich , Chelsea and Juventus are among the clubs with a noted interest but Mourinho is not keen on selling to a Premier League rival.
  • ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistani polling station blast

    ISIS claims responsibility for Pakistani polling station blast

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    The main problem for the ruling PML'N's campaign is that since the ousting of its leader Mr Sharif who was jailed over corruption allegations, his less charismatic brother has been running the party's campaign. The leading among them are Mumbai-terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led banned Jamat-ud Dawa's candidates who are fighting with an aim to make Pakistan a "citadel of Islam".
  • Riyad Mahrez delighted to make Manchester City debut

    Riyad Mahrez delighted to make Manchester City debut

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    However, Dortmund went ahead from the penalty spot when Oleksandr Zinchenko fouled Christian Pulisic in the box and German forward Gotze made no mistake to convert the spot kick. "I know I've got an terrible lot to give in the game". "I am very motivated for the season and very excited because we have a special team and I am very grateful for that".