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Sports Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo scores victor in El Clasico

If Barcelona hope to ever reclaim European dominance, they have to be just as pragmatic, and pick their battles carefully, beginning tonight with a strong Supercup showing at the Camp Nou that will undoubtedly boost confidence heading into the new season.

Sports England-West Indies Test series begins with day-nighter
Author: 0 England-West Indies Test series begins with day-nighter

And with three day-night Tests in England's schedule over the next few months (subject to confirmation from Auckland), they will need to learn fast . "We're looking forward. Let's rewrite that history". The UAE has been central to bringing day-night, pink-ball Test cricket into being, with the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi being a testing ground for the experiment over the past eight years.

Sports LeBron James: Donald Trump Made Hate Fashionable Again
Author: 0 LeBron James: Donald Trump Made Hate Fashionable Again

James, who has always been outspoken about matters of race in America and endorsed Trump's opponent Hillary Clinton for president, had tweeted his dismay at the events in Charlottesville over the weekend. "Statues has nothing to do with us now!" "Thank you, and I love you all". During the season, James was asked if the All-Star voting was "goofy" because players were involved in the balloting.

Sports ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction
Author: 0 ESPN apologizes for fantasy football auction

The entirety of the sketch lasted less than 30 seconds, but the optics of the scene enraged many. NY journalist Shaun King tweeted video of the auction with the message, "Apologize now for doing a sketch where you auctioned a black man off to the highest bidder".

Sports FAU Is Seen As A Likely Destination For John Franklin III
Author: 0 FAU Is Seen As A Likely Destination For John Franklin III

Senior quarterback-turned-receiver John Franklin III announced that he will be transferring from the Auburn Tigers to the Florida Atlantic Owls program following the news that Baylor Bears transfer quarterback Jarrett Stidham would take over as the Tigers' starter.

Sports Paulie Malignaggi Confirms He Wants To Fight Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Paulie Malignaggi Confirms He Wants To Fight Conor McGregor

Leaked photos of the sparring sessions and video of McGregor seemingly knocking Malignaggi down has enraged the former world champion and now he wants to settle the feud in the ring. "You guys are always complaining and looking for shit to complain about when there's nothing there". Get the app and get the game. McGregor and Malignaggi have had a serious falling out in recent weeks with the American quitting the training camp.

Sports Cowboys' Elliott officially submits appeal to six-game suspension
Author: 0 Cowboys' Elliott officially submits appeal to six-game suspension

The NFL Players Association released a statement Tuesday afternoon, saying, "Our union has appealed the NFL's six-game suspension of Ezekiel Elliott ". The decision on the appeal is final from the league's perspective, but Elliott could choose to pursue the matter in federal court. "But certainly I'll be visiting with you guys (media) in the future, but right now today is just not the time for me to talk about it.

Author: 0 Can't make Philippe Coutinho stay at Liverpool: Jordan Henderson

The goal was not the only impressive thing about the teenager's performance, though: the Liverpool academy graduate looked defensively assured and also provided a threat going forward in what was a well-rounded display. Now, the Reds will take a slender lead back to Anfield, where they can secure a spot in the Champions League group stage. "We weren't the worst team but the least lucky".

Sports Dolphins may use Cutler in preseason game vs. Ravens
Author: 0 Dolphins may use Cutler in preseason game vs. Ravens

The Dolphins lost another running back to a concussion on Monday. As far as his cardiovascular endurance, which he joked about in his introductory press conference, it's unlikely anyone will get a read on that Thursday. Even though Drake isn't Miami's primary back, he adds a different dimension to the backfield, and potentially being without him for any period of time could be a slight blow to what Gase wants to do offensively.

Sports Las Vegas being considered to host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Las Vegas being considered to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Other cities on the list include Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Federation Internationale de Football Association will announce on June 13, 2018 whether they have awarded the 2026 World Cup to North America or Morocco - the only other country bidding for the event.

Sports EFL to look into earlier closing of summer transfer window
Author: 0 EFL to look into earlier closing of summer transfer window

It is understood talks will take place between every club next month about whether to change the deadline of the current window, which closes almost three weeks after the first game of the season. He still expects to bring in at least one new player before the window shuts on August 31 while there are a number of his squad who will be shipped out in the next fortnight.

Sports Sharapova granted US Open wildcard
Author: 0 Sharapova granted US Open wildcard

The former world number one and five-time grand slam victor tested positive for the banned substance meldonium in 2016 and was handed a 15-month doping ban. Sharapova has shaken off criticism from rival players about wildcards and the French Open snub, tweeting after being denied a spot at Roland Garros, "If this is what it takes to rise up again, then I am in it all the way, everyday".

Sports Ryan Mathews finally healthy enough to pass physical, so Eagles cut him
Author: 0 Ryan Mathews finally healthy enough to pass physical, so Eagles cut him

The Philadelphia Eagles released former starting running back Ryan Mathews after two seasons, the team announced Tuesday. The move will save the Eagles approximately $4 million in salary-cap space, and was fully expected after the team signed free agent LeGarrette Blount to head their backfield in 2017.

Sports Giants overpowered by Stanton, Ozuna in series-opening loss
Author: 0 Giants overpowered by Stanton, Ozuna in series-opening loss

It was Stanton's 43rd home run of the season, breaking Miami's record for the most homers in a season set by Gary Sheffield in 1996, and it came in just the 117th game of the season. After pushing Miami out to a 2-0 edge in the first, Stanton hit a towering, majestic flyball to deep left center field in the bottom of the third inning, but after it carried an estimated 393 feet, Giants' center fielder Denard Span made a leaping catch at the wall to rob the Marlins' star of extra bases.

Sports Sanchez and Ozil could both still quit Arsenal this month
Author: 0 Sanchez and Ozil could both still quit Arsenal this month

The Daily Telegraph understand that despite the Gunners' stance a fresh offer will be submitted before the deadline on 31 August while City are plotting to give Sanchez a contract worth £400,000-a-week. After sitting out of Arsenal's Premier League opener against Leicester City with a dubious "abdominal strain", Alexis Sanchez has caused yet another ripple of consternation among concerned Gooners by Tweeting from Paris.

Sports Arsenal edge past Leicester in Premier League season opener
Author: 0 Arsenal edge past Leicester in Premier League season opener

Arsene Wenger in an interview with SFR Sport , says he's an Arsenal player for the short term, but he's not sure if the club will be able to extend his contract. Vardy made the most of some really poor zonal marking by Arsenal which allowed him to head in the ball behind Petr Cech on a corner by Riyad Mahrez .

Sports Ashwin to play for Worcestershire
Author: 0 Ashwin to play for Worcestershire

However, the ace spinner has now received the green signal from the BCCI to represent Worcestershire in County cricket after the selectors made a decision to rest him for the ODIs against Sri Lanka. Ashwin now playing the third Test versus Sri Lanka, has picked up as many as 14 wickets at 28.92, followed closely by Jadeja with 13 scalps at 28.76.

Sports Bettis returns from cancer battle, helps Rockies blank Braves
Author: 0 Bettis returns from cancer battle, helps Rockies blank Braves

Colorado went on to win the game 3-0. However, for his first walk from the bullpen to the dugout before taking the mound, the Rockies didn't make any sort of grand announcement to welcome him back. Charlie Blackmon leads the Rockies with 160 hits and 74 RBI while Nolan Arenado and DJ LeMahieu have combined for 276 hits and 150 RBI. Jason Motte relieved Brothers and walked Mark Reynolds to load the bases for Gonzalez.