• Powerful Star Set For 'Imminent' Free Transfer To Arsenal, Medical Already Complete

    Powerful Star Set For 'Imminent' Free Transfer To Arsenal, Medical Already Complete

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    His agent Dimitry Seluk has ruled out the Hammers as Toure's future destination though, seemingly taking a slight jibe at Manuel Pellegrini's side in the process. Toure then played 29 times for the Greek side in 2005/06 (scoring thrice) before moving onto Monaco the following season. Toure is said to be on a deal worth up to £2m-a-year after tax.
  • US Open regret penalising Alize Cornet for changing shirt on court

    US Open regret penalising Alize Cornet for changing shirt on court

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    And another: "It's insane that a male player can sit naked from the waist up whilst a female player is told that a sports bra (with all the coverage they provide) is a no no". Multiple Grand Slam doubles champion Bethanie Mattek-Sands called the decision "weak", while former Australian player Casey Dellacqua labelled the move as "ridiculous".
  • Top seed Simona Halep crashes out in first round of US Open

    Top seed Simona Halep crashes out in first round of US Open

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    On a hot and humid day, Halep failed to sustain any kind of service rhythm and her usually stout defence proved no match for the powerful Kanepi's bruising groundstrokes and deft drop shots. It was the sixth time in the Open era that the number one seed has lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament and the first at the US Open .
  • Jets Trade Teddy Bridgewater To Saints

    Jets Trade Teddy Bridgewater To Saints

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    Bridgewater signed a 1-year contract with the Jets in free agency. While Bridgewater was healthy enough to be on the Vikings roster previous year, the consistent play of Case Keenum kept the former first round pick on the sidelines. The Saints appear to have made a decision to upgrade at backup quarterback behind Drew Brees this year. He started 28 games in two seasons with the Vikings, with a stat line of 551/851, 6,150 yards, 28 touchdowns and 22 interceptions.
  • Ryan Giggs offers backing to Jose Mourinho amid sack talk

    Ryan Giggs offers backing to Jose Mourinho amid sack talk

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    United great Giggs has given the Portuguese his backing despite United losing two out of their first three games. Their main success of this season has come in the Europa League, although they will need to overturn a two goal deficit against Olympiacos to secure a place in the group stage.
  • Manchester United Supporters Pose With Lucas Moura Following Spurs Defeat

    Manchester United Supporters Pose With Lucas Moura Following Spurs Defeat

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    Spurs join Liverpool , Chelsea and Watford on maximum points from three matches but it is back-to-back defeats in August for United for the first time since the Premier League's debut season. I don't think Spurs applied themselves very well early on, but when they put their foot down, they exploited a team that has no leaders. "Three for me, two for them".
  • Tottenham Hotspur embarrass Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford

    Tottenham Hotspur embarrass Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford

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    The North Londoners are now on three wins from three, while they've just inflicted United's second defeat of the season following last week's horror show at Brighton . Ritchie has warned United face a tough task against Sean Dyche's men, who are as yet winless in the Premier League . If Jose can get the best out of Paul this season, that will be a huge plus for United and a step in the right direction of winning the title.
  • Spurs legend Manu Ginobili announces National Basketball Association retirement

    Spurs legend Manu Ginobili announces National Basketball Association retirement

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    The smooth left-handed guard from Argentina came to San Antonio in 2002, forming what quickly became a powerful "Big 3" alongside Tim Duncan and Tony Parker . " Thank you, Manu, for a career that inspired millions of people around the world". Leonard's departure meant Ginobili would have been the last player tied to the Spurs' title years.
  • Tom Brady Just Hung Up On A Radio Interview After This Question

    Tom Brady Just Hung Up On A Radio Interview After This Question

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    Brady stated that Guerrero was with him last week but when asked about why he was allowed with the team, Brady said he was "not getting into all that". The NFL in Dangerous Times, Leibovich offers insights from sources with inside knowledge of the situation that suggest quarterback Tom Brady is sick of the Patriot Way.
  • Juve win on Ronaldo’s home debut, Ancelotti’s Napoli edge Milan

    Juve win on Ronaldo’s home debut, Ancelotti’s Napoli edge Milan

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    The search for Ronaldo's first Serie A goal continued firing blanks, as the Portuguese fired a free-kick against the Lazio wall before chipping in for Giorgio Chiellini who headed over the top. All eyes were on the reigning World Player of the Year to light up the Italian league on his home debut but cut a frustrated figure for most of the game unable to put the ball into the net.