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Talking ahead of the five-match Test series , Karthik said, "I am playing Test cricket after a long time, so I am really looking forward towards it". " England will not win every game, they are not good enough, but their mindset and mentality can be the same every week". "People who watch, shouldn't remember how many runs they score or what innings they played".
  • Cameron Norrie beaten by Ryan Harrison in Atlanta Open semi-finals

    Cameron Norrie beaten by Ryan Harrison in Atlanta Open semi-finals

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    John Isner joined elite company when he saved four of five break points en route to beating compatriot Ryan Harrison 5-7 6-3 6-4 to win the Atlanta Open for the fifth time on Sunday. He is also the only one in the group to ever win a tournament on the Tour - a pair of titles at Hamburg, including a year ago. Kyrgios had looked in good shape in Atlanta a US Open series event that acts as a lead-up to the season's fourth grand slam, the US Open which starts on August 27 at Flushing Meadows.
  • Stunning amount Chelsea has offered Kante to fend off PSG interest

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    According to the same story, Kante's new deal would take the World Cup victor comfortably past Eden Hazard's current pay packet of £220,000 a week at Stamford Bridge. Roman Abramovich has been accused of trying to sell his star players this summer but the Chelsea owner will do everything in his power to keep hold of N'Golo Kante.
  • Las Vegas to host 2019 WNBA All-Star Game

    Las Vegas to host 2019 WNBA All-Star Game

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    Team Parker has seven players from the West and three from the East, with four guards and seven forwards. What they see is a league, now in its 22nd season, with probably the best talent pool it has ever had. Taurasi is the WNBA record holder for points scored, Bird is the all-time assists leader and Brunson is the career rebounding leader. That type of response to adversity is what makes the Lynx great, and it's why Taurasi respects them to no end.
  • EPL: Manchester United contact Zidane to replace Mourinho

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    Former Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has been contacted by Manchester United chiefs as their top target to replace Jose Mourinho . Matteo Darmian, Juan Mata , Alexis Sanchez , Fred and Shaw were the only senior outfield players to take part in the session, as Mourinho is now without 16 players during the tour of the United States.
  • Manchester United's Anthony Martial risks fine after going AWOL

    Manchester United's Anthony Martial risks fine after going AWOL

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    He said, via Sky Sports : "I didn't learn anything [from the tour]". "Imagine Alexis Sanchez fresh, the way the man is running after playing four matches [of] 90 minutes". England duo Phil Jones and Marcus Rashford were already set to return early and United will now be boosted by Lukaku's decision as they prepare to host Leicester City in their first league game on August 10.
  • Can Chelsea seal the deal?

    Can Chelsea seal the deal?

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    However, a deal has failed to materialise and Chelsea have been forced to look at other options. Today, Chelsea are linked with Matias Vecino and Mattia Caldara... Chelsea FC finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last term to miss out on a spot in the Champions League for the second time in three seasons.
  • Sanchez set to start for United on Sunday

    Sanchez set to start for United on Sunday

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    However, United were again without a number of their World Cup players. Martial, who joined United in 2015, had an impactful debut season in which he notched up 11 goals in 31 Premier League games he played under former manager Louis Van Gaal.
  • Mourinho praises Bailly commitment to Man United

    Mourinho praises Bailly commitment to Man United

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    I think today it was a game where it was quite easy to come in for pretty much all of them because we played over 90 minutes of really good football on a very hard pitch for both teams". "We've played against quality opponents". Mourinho was furious at the first, in particular, and spoke at length to the referee to explain his frustration.
  • José Mourinho expects only one more new arrival at United

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    Still, the goals from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera in the first half were lovely to watch - probably United's two most impressive moments during more than two weeks in the USA - and it means the players should head back to Manchester with a degree of positivity.
  • Bad news for Vettel is Hamilton gets stronger after F1 break

    Bad news for Vettel is Hamilton gets stronger after F1 break

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    Bottas' senior teammate, Lewis Hamilton , finished first ahead of Ferrari pair Sebastian Vettel (second) and Kimi Raikkonen (third). There is still plenty of work to do if he is to break that streak, even if Hamilton is well ahead of where he was this time past year when he went into the August shutdown 14 points adrift of Vettel.
  • JUST IN: Chelsea finally accept United's offer for William?

    JUST IN: Chelsea finally accept United's offer for William?

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    Real Madrid have no interest in signing Willian from Chelsea , according to Spanish publication Marca . The Chelsea fans also had their say regarding the possible transfer of the 29-year-old and the bid made by United. Willian looked set for a move since the end of the season, when the rift with Antonio Conte became even clearer. Whatever the reason for Willian's absence, it's unlikely to go down well with new manager Maurizio Sarri.
  • Napoli interest in Manchester United's Matteo Darmian confirmed by president

    Napoli interest in Manchester United's Matteo Darmian confirmed by president

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    Last season I didn't play much - that's my objective and my ambition. Dimitar Berbatov has sent his former club Manchester United a warning not to sell Anthony Martial in this summer's transfer window. "I'm waiting to see what happens", added Darmian. "If I stay, I stay and I do what I did up until now". If I go, it's because the offer that another team makes will be good.
  • Nationals have indeed made Bryce Harper available for trade

    Nationals have indeed made Bryce Harper available for trade

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    Despite hitting just.220 at the plate so far this season, Harper still has a very healthy OPS of.842, and perhaps more importantly, is just 25 years old, meaning it's quite likely we haven't seen the best of him. Washington could conceivably pull off the same feat the Yankees managed two summers ago when they traded Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs , then signed him again in free agency four months later.
  • EPL: Mauricio Pochettino set to replace Mourinho at Manchester United

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    Mourinho had expressed a desire for two new arrivals but says it will be "not a drama" if the club make just one new addition. "I'm confident I'll get one". United supporters are understandably concerned about how their side will do this season after failing to win a single piece of silverware previous year, and consequently Mourinho is the bookies' favourite to be the first manager sacked.
  • Tajik govt blames deadly tourist attack on banned Islamist party

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    Security forces pursuing suspects in the attack killed four, including one as he was resisting arrest, and detained a fifth man, the former Soviet republic's interior ministry said. It blamed the banned Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan - which plotted a failed coup against the government in 2015 - of being behind the attack.
  • John Isner wins fifth Atlanta Open

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    It was a little nervy from both of us there at the end, but I'm really happy to get through'. Isner improved to 4-1 against Ebden, rebounding for a loss in the Australian Open. The American was pushed to three sets by German sixth seed Mischa Zverev before he prevailed 7-5 4-6 6-1. He had the home crowd on his side. He will face second-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain on the clay Sunday for the championship.
  • ‘NBA Live 19’ will let you create female players

    ‘NBA Live 19’ will let you create female players

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    Once you are finished creating your player, you can then pursue your professional basketball playing dreams in NBA Live's career mode " The One ". Though 2K Games holds a stranglehold on National Basketball Association video games that they are unlikely to wrest any time soon, EA Sports has been smartly trying to differentiate themselves from their rival instead of competing directly, and today, they took a huge step towards inclusiveness.
  • Neymar Kylian Mbappe could miss season's start - PSG coach Thomas Tuchel

    Neymar Kylian Mbappe could miss season's start - PSG coach Thomas Tuchel

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    The 30-year-old winger had been on a break since Argentina's World Cup exit in the Round of 16 on June 30, when he scored a stunner in their 4-3 defeat by eventual champions France. "Nobody likes to lose, but when you look at the [team] sheet before the game, you know there is nearly no chance to compete at this level". "We want to give him and our players the position they feel most comfortable in on the pitch".
  • I don't blame Bottas for collision - Vettel

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    So I hope that this year, and I think this year has shown so far that our auto is more efficient, our vehicle is stronger and still has a lot of potential to unleash - so I'm quite confident with what's sitting in the pipeline that we can improve.
  • Man Utd fans want Jose Mourinho SACKED for Antonio Valencia comments

    Man Utd fans want Jose Mourinho SACKED for Antonio Valencia comments

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    That will come as good news to Mourinho and Man United fans. The majority of players are still on holiday after the World Cup and it is a situation which is frustrating the man in charge. "We are not playing here to improve the team, the dynamic or our routines". " Alexis is the only attacking player we have". Mourinho praised Ivorian defender Eric Bailly for stepping in after Smalling had pulled up moments before the game.
  • Video Of LeBron At His Son’s AAU Game Is Going Viral

    Video Of LeBron At His Son’s AAU Game Is Going Viral

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    In a preview for his upcoming HBO show The Shop , James spoke about how much he gets into his kids' games and even admitted to arguing with other parents. "I still regret giving my 14-year-old my name", he said in the first episode of his new HBO TV series, The Shop . Obviously, LeBron James is good at basketball.
  • Thomas praises team work as he stands on brink of Tour title

    Thomas praises team work as he stands on brink of Tour title

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    Geraint Thomas has been confirmed as the victor of the Tour de France after the final stage in Paris. Following Thomas' convincing display in the final mountain stage Friday, the Team Sky rider knew that he just had to finish within 2:04 of Dumoulin to secure the overall win.
  • Chelsea Eye Gonzalo Higuain In Double Deal With Juventus Defender

    Chelsea Eye Gonzalo Higuain In Double Deal With Juventus Defender

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    Chelsea have been linked with a move for the 30-year-old Argentina global all summer, with AC Milan recently entering the race. With seven caps already under his belt for the national side and having represented them at every level since u17, Rugani certainly has the pedigree to be a world class defender.
  • NBA Live 19 Brings Female Players to Career Mode

    NBA Live 19 Brings Female Players to Career Mode

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    NBA 2K has essentially dominated the basketball video game space over the years, and NBA Live has struggled to climb back to relevance. Once you've created a future women's basketball megastar, you can play as her in NBA Live's career mode " The One ", and access the same challenges, skills, gear and career progression as male characters.
  • Kevin Durant Responds To CJ McCollum's Criticism On Twitter

    Kevin Durant Responds To CJ McCollum's Criticism On Twitter

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    Durant who was a guest in the Pull Up podcast of McCollum believes that the Trail Blazers aren't a serious threat in the Western Conference. Durant said: "Now I'm just like, I don't really care what people think about me, the names people call me".
  • Real Madrid will not sign Chelsea star Eden Hazard

    Real Madrid will not sign Chelsea star Eden Hazard

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    As always, until it's actually an officially done deal, take the rumors with a grain of salt. Hazard's future at Chelsea FC has been a constant source of speculation this summer after the Blues missed out on qualification for next season's Champions League.
  • Geraint Thomas' stunning performance in penultimate Tour stage confirms his legendary status

    Geraint Thomas' stunning performance in penultimate Tour stage confirms his legendary status

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    Thomas will carry a lead of one minute and 51 seconds into Sunday's traditional procession into Paris before the sprinters fight it out for glory on the Champs-Élysées. Froome had been the favorite to retain his title but he paid the price for the efforts he had put into winning the Giro d'Italia in May as he just failed to become the first man in 20 years to achieve the Giro-Tour double.
  • Hamilton secures pole in Hungary with astonishing drive

    Hamilton secures pole in Hungary with astonishing drive

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    Sebastian Vettel lit up the time sheets in second practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton could manage only a distant fifth. And Hamilton, who described his pole position as a "shock", added: "There's a difference between the two tyres, particularly for that long straight, so I think it's highly unlikely we're going to sacrifice keeping our positions at the start".
  • Liverpool 4-1 Man United

    Liverpool 4-1 Man United

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    It's an impressive building from what I saw outside; I'm looking forward to going inside and having another look. Speaking to the media after United's 4-1 defeat to Liverpool in MI on Saturday night, Mourinho expressed his frustration at the club's slow movement in the transfer window.
  • ‘Oblak would have cost £89million’ - Klopp defends Alisson outlay

    ‘Oblak would have cost £89million’ - Klopp defends Alisson outlay

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    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has launched a fresh attack at Sergio Ramos , describing the Real Madrid captain's challenge on Mohamed Salah in the Uefa Champions League final as "ruthless and brutal". I think he's a great guy. "They are physical people, strong - we think a player like Fred, Andreas Pereira - more technical, more quality of passing, playing in short spaces - will maybe connect with the attacking players".
  • Arsenal manager Unai Emery explains Mesut Ozil tactical plans

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    The German has endured a hard summer, retiring from worldwide football following Germany's early exit from the World Cup. The Spaniard put out a combative Arsenal side which took the game to their opponents. Timothy Weah was the inspiration, winning a penalty from Sead Kolasinac, and Christopher Nkunku converted in the 60th minute. And Lacazette was decisive again 19 minutes from time, nodding in off the post from the middle of the box following a Holding flick-on.
  • Leonardo Bonucci pushing for Juventus return

    Leonardo Bonucci pushing for Juventus return

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    Meanwhile, this morning's edition of Gazzetta dello Sport claims Bonucci would consider a sensational return to Turin. The defender burned a few bridges, including with Massimiliano Allegri, before he left the Italian champions past year, but Bonucci is keen on a move back to Turin.
  • David Silva set to leave Manchester City when contract expires in 2020

    David Silva set to leave Manchester City when contract expires in 2020

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    On Saturday, July 28 Bayern Munich and Manchester City will face off at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami for an International Champions Cup match. "We made 75 minutes incredible but the last 15 minutes we were so exhausted and there were some changes and of course their quality of the attacking players they deserved to score more goals at the end".
  • Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne Quietly Funded Detroit's Arts & Culture Scene for Years

    Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne Quietly Funded Detroit's Arts & Culture Scene for Years

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    Fiat Chrysler's board and management said they know nothing about it. For its part, Ford said its net income for the quarter was $1.1 billion, nearly $1 billion lower than in the comparable period previous year. Medical Leave Less than two weeks later he announced he would take a medical leave for unspecified reasons, during which, it later emerged, he received a liver transplant.
  • Klopp shrugs off Mourinho jibe, Latest Football News

    Klopp shrugs off Mourinho jibe, Latest Football News

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    Nearly everything Nuno Espirito Santo has touched has turned to gold since he was appointed the new manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2017. Last season, I didn't play much - that's my objective and my ambition. The Italian global is down the pecking order at the Premier League club, and reports have suggested that Jose Mourinho is open to selling the former Torino man if the price is right.
  • Thomas effectively seals his 1st Tour de France title

    Thomas effectively seals his 1st Tour de France title

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    Dumoulin is the world time trial champion and could gain plenty of time there. Tomorrow it'll be a new day and a new focus. "I'm really knackered", Thomas said. albeit 49secs down on you know who. When the road allowed, he crouched down on to his bike frame in a risky aerodynamic move known as "super tucking", reaching a top speed of 92.2kph.
  • Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Aims A Big Dig At Liverpool

    Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Aims A Big Dig At Liverpool

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    Klopp was asked whether or not Mourinho was just playing mind games with him to which the German replied "Yeah, for sure, a little bit but that's okay". The pair, along with Roberto Firmino, combined to score 91 goals in all competitions last season, with teammate Georginio Wijnaldum confident they can exceed that tally this term.
  • I Could Return To Italy, Manchester United Star Admits

    I Could Return To Italy, Manchester United Star Admits

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    Having cost just £ 17m from Hull City, his price tag is rumoured to be around the £50-60m mark. He enjoyed a solid debut campaign under the Special One but last season he was rarely used as he managed to make only eight Premier League games.
  • Newcastle should swoop for Marega to provide partner to Muto

    Newcastle should swoop for Marega to provide partner to Muto

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    The 26-year-old Muto, who played for Japan at this summer's World Cup, scored a personal-high eight goals in 27 matches in his third season with the German club. The club has been busy this week, having also signed Switzerland defender Fabian Schar on a three-year deal on Thursday. The club is a really big club for me.
  • Aston Villa quashes Henry speculation

    Aston Villa quashes Henry speculation

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    Thierry Henry is believed to be on the verge of being named as Aston Villa's new manager. Thierry Henry had been sounded out about a potential succession but Sawiris and Edens have chose to stick with the 57-year-old who guided the side to last season's Championship play-off final.