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The Champioooooooons! The Champions League made a glorious return with some ripsnorting matches last night and we're back with some potential classics this evening. Shakhtar Donetsk battled back to a 2-2 draw against Hoffenheim in Group F's other match and Rafael added: "It's a fantastic start for us". City were billed as favourites for this season's competition given their Premier League heroics last term, but they have come unstuck on day one.
  • Should Tottenham Have Had An Injury Time Penalty Against Liverpool?

    Should Tottenham Have Had An Injury Time Penalty Against Liverpool?

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    Including the wins over Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool are set to play six games this month across three competitions with the Champions League and League Cup starting soon. It could all have been different though as a foul by Sadio Mane on the returning Son Heung-min inside the box during added time. Liverpool fans will still be in dreamland as the Reds have managed to pick 15 points from their first five league games in a Premier League campaign for the first ...
  • Maurizio Sarri open to have Chelsea legend back as coach

    Maurizio Sarri open to have Chelsea legend back as coach

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    Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has waxed lyrical over David Luiz - insisting the Brazilian has a "big future" at Stamford Bridge . "We need to improve". But Sarri doesn't believe Chelsea , as well as Tottenham, Manchester United and Arsenal, are good enough to compete with the other two clubs.
  • Unai Emery reveals the truth behind relationship with Mesut Ozil

    Unai Emery reveals the truth behind relationship with Mesut Ozil

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    Unai Emery insists that he has a "very good relationship" with Mesut Ozil and hopes to see the German midfielder kick on at Arsenal . With six goals from their last two games it appears that Arsenal's attack has begun to function at something like full effectiveness, but having conceded three in return - very almost costing them two points against Cardiff - their defensive organisation still leaves much to be desired.
  • Potential Liverpool lineup against Tottenham Hotspur - Reds to make one change

    Potential Liverpool lineup against Tottenham Hotspur - Reds to make one change

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    Premier League football will return with a bang after the global break this weekend, with Tottenham and Liverpool locking horns at Wembley in Saturday's lunch-time kick-off. They were the most stable players in the squad. "The Champions League - if I was Liverpool , I would kick it into touch", Neville said. Yes, we learned, the experience was that one game can be completely different to another.
  • Nike's Stock Drops in Wake of Colin Kaepernick Ads

    Nike's Stock Drops in Wake of Colin Kaepernick Ads

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    The ads feature Nike's trademark " Just Do It " slogan alongside the quarterback's face and the words "Believe in something". The problem with most of the commentary I've heard and read is that it's delivered by middle-aged or older men, a lot of them white, who aren't even close to Nike's target audience.
  • Djokovic wins US Open for 14th major, tying ‘idol’ Sampras

    Djokovic wins US Open for 14th major, tying ‘idol’ Sampras

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    Djokovic kept up the pressure with an early break in the second before Del Potro broke back to end the Serb's run of 23 consecutive holds. The eighth game was an epic, lasting over 20 minutes and featuring eight deuces before Djokovic withstood the pressure to hold.
  • Aaron Rodgers: One Day At A Time

    Aaron Rodgers: One Day At A Time

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    Rodgers said he was feeling progressively better over the last couple days, though still sore. NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero had more details. McCarthy is expected to announce on Wednesday whether Rodgers will be able to play or not. Although the knee injury doesn't seem like it will keep out Rodgers for very long, if at all, he still has yet to practice this week.
  • Browns don't lose, tie Steelers 21-21

    Browns don't lose, tie Steelers 21-21

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    Cleveland had rallied in the fourth quarter to overcome a 21-7 deficit and had tied the game at 21-all with 1:58 remaining in the game. The Browns were driving just past midfield and were attempting to set up a potential game-winning field goal attempt.
  • Tiger Woods shows FedEx Cup Playoffs improvement, talks training

    Tiger Woods shows FedEx Cup Playoffs improvement, talks training

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    Aronimink Golf Club already was saturated when a steady rain caused tiny streams and large puddles in the fairways, leaving the PGA Tour little choice but to wait until Monday to either play the final round or decide to cut short the third FedEx Cup playoff event to 54 holes.
  • Jon Gruden throws all the blame on Khalil Mack

    Jon Gruden throws all the blame on Khalil Mack

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    His night was presumed over, but Rodgers returned after halftime and led Green Bay to an improbable comeback win. Kizer was the Packers' quarterback for two series and produced two of the most embarrassing turnovers I've ever seen. Bank Stadium. "We have to get ready to play", Gruden said. Green Bay fell into a familiar and frustrating pattern early on, with Rodgers holding on to the ball while his receivers failed to sufficiently separate from their matchups (more on this later).
  • U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori, advances to championship

    U.S. Open: Novak Djokovic beats Kei Nishikori, advances to championship

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    While a victory for Del Potro , nine years after he won his sole major trophy at the same venue , is undoubtedly the feelgood moment that most tennis purists will be hoping for. "I think it was 2-2 in the first, 15-0, that I felt it". "But I think that is completely in the past, and now I'm having a good present, looking forward for the future".
  • Naomi Osaka: An endearing champion on- and off-court

    Naomi Osaka: An endearing champion on- and off-court

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    The umpire initially handed Williams a coaching violation before docking her a point, and after the 36-year-old labelled Ramos a "thief", he docked her a game in a dramatic second set. She defeated former World No. 1 and her idol Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday. In the New York Times , Christopher Clarey described Osaka's performance as "one of the finest matches ever played by a youngster in her position".
  • 5 takeaways from Bears' stunning Week 1 loss to Packers

    5 takeaways from Bears' stunning Week 1 loss to Packers

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    After he did so, Bears defensive end Roy Robertson-Harris sacked him and landed right on Rodgers' left knee. A field goal drive in the third quarter finally got the Packers on the board, and then it was a virtuoso performance in the fourth that allowed them to reel in the Bears .
  • Texans at Patriots stream, odds, pick and prediction

    Texans at Patriots stream, odds, pick and prediction

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    That is particularly true in the case of Watt, who has had parts of the past two seasons derailed by injuries. "They just like to play". Brady would be 46 years old if he plays five more years. "He can go hard all day", Belichick said during a press conference at Gillette Stadium. "I think that's ultimately what we have to do". "Once you stop, you're done.