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He watched from the stands as PSG opened their season on Saturday with a 2-0 win over Amiens as he awaits his worldwide transfer certificate, which is expected to be rubber-stamped this week. Neymar's debut was delayed because the league did not receive the global transfer certificate before Friday night's deadline despite the move from Barcelona seemingly being completed the previous day.
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    While the League Cup is little regarded, the Europa League provided a ticket into the Champions League " and probably the signature of Lukaku. After qualified success in his maiden campaign as Manchester United manager , Jose Mourinho will hope to dust off his tried and tested second-season formula in 2017-18.
  • Clint Frazier a late scratch; Yanks get encouraging news on CC

    Clint Frazier a late scratch; Yanks get encouraging news on CC

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    It's been healthy all year. Tanaka struck out seven and issued just one walk, but he allowed runs in the top of the first and the top of the fourth and he got no support from the Yankees' offense. If the veteran is placed on the team's DL, Jordan Montgomery the rookie southpaw who is 24 could be back up in the major this week. Tepera hit Gary Sanchez and Chase Headley with pitches, then walked Todd Frazier with one out to load the bases.
  • Conte disappointed with Community Shield defeat

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    Cahill, now club captain following the departure of John Terry at the end of last season, is disappointed to have started in such a manner but says his side have what it takes to put it behind them. The reigning champs haven't had an ideal preseason and Conte's slightly sour demeanor can not mask his frustration. It seems unlikely that Antonio Conte's team are finished already in the market for new players however, as not only are they aiming to defend their Premier League crown, but are ...
  • Deshaun Watson shines in Texans' preseason opener

    Deshaun Watson shines in Texans' preseason opener

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    He's joined by former SC standout and Pro Bowler Jadaveon Clowney, as well as veteran linebackers Brian Cushing , Whitney Mercilous and Benardrick McKinney. Houston is also 1-5 ATS in their last six games on grass and the under is 5-2 in the Texans' last seven games on grass. And the Texans boast their owner version of McCaffrey - Tyler Ervin is an explosive play-maker who will line up all over the field.
  • Mets Trade Outfielder Jay Bruce To Cleveland Indians

    Mets Trade Outfielder Jay Bruce To Cleveland Indians

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    The Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone, but that doesn't mean teams are done making deals. He gives the Indians a corner outfielder and established bat to replace Michael Brantley , who went on the disabled list Monday with a sprained ankle.
  • Eager for PGA, Kuchar moves past British Open heartbreak

    Eager for PGA, Kuchar moves past British Open heartbreak

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    CHARLOTTE - Jordan Spieth admits there will be pressure this week. "Doing what we did previous year, being able to win this tournament and set yourself up for basically the rest of your career, is just a nice - it's a huge relief". "I'm feeling better, a lot better than I have, and it's nice", Walker said at a news conference at Quail Hollow on Tuesday. There was added pressure - if only slightly - and more expectations when he considered the prospect of winning them all in the same ...
  • Georges St-Pierre Signs on Dotted Line for UFC 217, Michael Bisping

    Georges St-Pierre Signs on Dotted Line for UFC 217, Michael Bisping

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    St-Pierre (25-2-0) subsequently stepped away from the sport, saying his life had become "completely insane" and a "freaking zoo". White had hoped to book the fight in July, however, after St-Pierre said that he wouldn't be ready to enter the Octagon until October, the UFC president pulled the fight off the table.
  • Garrett: Crawford Has Lateral Ankle Sprain

    Garrett: Crawford Has Lateral Ankle Sprain

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    Crawford went down during Tuesday's practice when his right foot became trapped under that of running back Ezekiel Elliott . He appeared to be in excruciating pain and one teammate grabbed his helmet as Crawford lay prone on the field. The importance of Crawford to the Dallas defense is the bigger issue here, though. After a short period in which the medical staff looked at Crawford, the team drills simply moved down the field a few yards before he was carted off the field.
  • Another tennis star withdraws from Western and Southern Open

    Another tennis star withdraws from Western and Southern Open

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    After withdrawing from Canada, Andy Murray has added Cincinnati to his summer pull-outs due to continued issues with his hip. "I'm continuing to work hard on the court with the aim of being in NY", he said, per BBC Sports . The 30-year-old Briton has held the number one ranking since November of last year , but that may not last much longer. Top seed Nadal faces Croatia's Borna Coric in his second round tie in Montreal later on Wednesday.