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Leicester rocked as Hull City stunner sinks the champions

While Leicester stood pat, in addition to losing one of their key contributors, the teams that finished below them engaged in an arms race to acquire the best players and managers. Along with the missed chances, Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri pointed to a lack of teamwork from his side. "They played better, we tried to do our best but they fought awesome and we didn't fight as a team and that is the key of the match".

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Dead, 24 Rescued in Southeast Louisiana Flood

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency for the entire state as a result of heavy rain and widespread flooding. Edwards returned to Louisiana Friday because of the historic flooding across South Louisiana that has killed two people and forced hundreds, if not thousands, of people out of their homes.

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Former NFL running back Jahvid Best races Usain Bolt in Olympic debut

Usain Bolt felt "kind of slow" despite winning his 100 metre heat in his first race at Rio 2016. "Now it's all about execution and getting it right when it comes to the final". Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake won their heats to advance to the 100m semi-finals, while Nickel Ashmeade copped the second automatic qualification spot in his heat.

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United States male gymnasts fail to emulate their female counterparts at Rio 2016

There are no weak athletes in this sport but the fact that we compete with this legend, this guy, I think that this is really the coolest thing in the world. It's Uchimura. Maybe that's why Verniaiev couldn't stop smiling even though Uchimura's total of 92.365 was less than a tenth ahead of Verniaiev's 92.266.

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Carmelo Anthony Leads Team USA In Toughest Challenge Yet

After nothing but pushovers this summer, the USA men's basketball team faced someone who pushed back. "It's great to play the level of opponent that you're going to have to play against in order to win in the medal round", Krzyzewski said.

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No Man's Sky PC Version Shows Off 4K Shots, Reveals Settings

In most of the so-called "open world" games, there is also a strict set of things a player can do and a border limiting where they can go. It's one of the most ambitious games of this generation, and with the choice of ships, planets, wildlife, and more, the console game has already attracted a large number of players.

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Meares adds another chapter to Olympic legend

James has been beset by illness and injury since her double world title win in Minsk, where she also won gold in the sprint. The Abergavenny ace controlled her opening round and just edged the contest to take her through to the semi-finals in a time of 11.691secs.

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Orioles down Blue Jays in 12 innings to retake AL East lead

The Orioles' bullpen tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings in relief of starter Chris Tillman , who allowed two runs over 5 1/3 innings. Newly-acquired reliever Joaquin Benoit , Roberto Osuna , Jason Grilli and Brett Cecil pitched four scoreless innings for Toronto (59-46), but Morales struggled out of the gate in the 12th.

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Belgian joins Fraser in Oly golf lead

The lowest score? Nothing different about that. But this was hardly a masterpiece. Stenson grabbed the crowd's attention early by draining a 90-foot putt after hitting a hazard on the third hole and going on to take risks which often left him in wild areas of the course.

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Mourinho has dig at Klopp over Paul Pogba transfer

It has been well documented in recent seasons that United have lacked legs in midfield, a player to get up and down with that power through the middle. "That has gone up because the availability of money is much higher". In a series of messages to Juventus supporters on social media, Pogba said: "Goodbye means nothing, it is the time we spent together that matters".

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Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain's Bryony Page wins trampoline silver

In winning an Olympic silver medal on the trampoline on Friday night, the 25-year-old burst into tears having leapt way beyond her expectations. She struggled to contain her emotions after dismounting and then wept when the score flashed up on the screen.

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Ethiopia's Ayana smashes world record to win 10000m gold

But it's sport, you have to take it on the chin", Adams said. "To get lapped so early in the race was shocking". "It was nearly confusing what was going on". But I've got no reason to say everybody who does well is cheating. The IOC's decision to not impose a blanket ban on Russian Federation for the Olympic Games and Kenya's frail dope testing record have cast a long shadow over the Olympic Games in general, and in track-and-field events in particular.

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Arsenal Name Veteran Centre-Back Per Mertesacker as New Club Captain

The return of Jose Mourinho to the division as Manchester United boss plus arrivals at Chelsea ( Antonio Conte ) and Manchester City ( Pep Guardiola ) means several of the world's elite managers are now in England. It's not about the names, it's all about the performance on the pitch. That's what I'm looking forward to. Klopp has spent his first summer on Merseyside shaping the Liverpool squad in his mould but as of yet attempts to offload outcast strikers Mario Balotelli and Christian ...

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West Brom join Crystal Palace in Klopp outcast transfer battle

Yannick Bolasie is on the bench for Crystal Palace for their Premier League opener with West Bromwich Albion this afternoon. The other two matches ended up in a draw and Crystal Palace will be looking to start the new season with a win and proving that they are now better than West Brom.

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Phelps writes history with four wins in same event

The 19-year-old from suburban Washington capped off one of the greatest performances in Olympic history with her fourth gold medal and second world record, shattering her own mark in the 800-meter freestyle Friday night. "The 200 back is an event I really have to dig deep for, so this one means a little bit more to me". Hilary Caldwell of Canada had the second quickest time of 2:07.40.

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Simone Manuel Addresses Police Brutality After Winning Gold

Maritza (Correia), Cullen (Jones ), and it's for all the people after me, who believe they can't do it. "Now in two years, she might be singing a different song". Raisman, the Olympic floor champion, pulled out a flawless floor routine to snatch silver which was only bettered by Biles. Only the top two scorers from each country are allowed to move forward to the final competition.

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Woodley to make first defense against Thompson

St-Pierre was one of the more high-profile fighters to publicly speak out about the growing, out-of-control performance-enhancing drug epidemic in the sport of mixed-martial-arts, which many feel ultimately led to the UFC out-sourcing and implementing a brand new, zero-tolerance Anti-Doping Policy for all fighters on their active roster, including out-of-competition, random drug tests - anywhere, any place, anytime.

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Egyptian Judo competitor REFUSES to shake Israeli's hand after losing Olympic match

The Egyptian had been encouraged to withdraw rather than compete against an Israeli. Islam El Shelby of Egypt, who the Associated Press described as an ultraconservative Salafi, had just been defeated by Or Sasson of Israel when the competitors stood across from one another in front of the referee.

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Egyptian Olympic Committee opens investigation following judoka's snub of Israeli

Bronze medallist Israel's Or Sasson poses for pictures with fans after the medal ceremony of the men's +100kg judo contest of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016 . "This is already a big improvement that Arabic countries accept to (fight) Israel", he commented. "What the player did after the match, and not shaking hands with his rival, is a personal action", the committee said in a statement.

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Michael Phelps Breaks 2168-Year-Old Record with 13th Individual Olympic Gold

When the record-breaking swimmer completed victory in the 200m medley, he went past Leonidas to break a 2168-year-old record, according to the New York Times . That win was Phelps' 12th individual title. "I am exhausted. Some of my friends have sent some inspirational text messages that have helped", Phelps said.

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Pep Guardiola positive over Raheem Sterling's pre-season form

I had been told by the new manager that I was part of his squad for this season, so I'm more than pleased because City was my priority. "I've always been away from that because I knew from the first day it was my decision". The Sun says Guardiola hinted last month he would start the season with the long-serving former Shrewsbury man between the sticks. We need to work hard to play well and win games.

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Rio 2016: Rafael Nadal Wins Olympic Gold For Spain

He will face Juan Martín Del Potro of Argentina on Saturday for a place in the championship match. Nadal and Lopez beat the Romanians 6-2 3-6 6-4, while American duo Steve Johnson and Jack Sock beat Canada's Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil 6-2 6-4 to clinch bronze.

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Career likely over for Rangers' Prince Fielder

Ken Rosenthal tweeted earlier today that Fielder's career is expected to end, and the Rangers are holding a press conference tomorrow . Coming from the Tigers, Prince Fielder annual salary of $24 million is comprised of $6 million coming from his former team as a result of the tradeoffs and $18 million from the Rangers.

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Rio Recap: Michael Phelps beaten by 21-year-old Joseph Schooling

Except he's probably been working 20-hour days and getting little sleep. Ayana finished in 29:17.45, 14 seconds faster than the record set in 1993 (when Ayana was 2). Lochte, 32, was gracious as always but not his usual sunny self as he exited the pool deck at his fourth and perhaps final Olympics. He tied - with two of the greatest rivals of his career - for silver.

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Aly Raisman Takes Silver Medal

Adelaide McKenzie, 10, competes for Penguin, and already has her sights set on representing Canada internationally. The new scoring system. She's a different order of magnitude in front of her competitors. "After the race, I gave her a big hug and I cried and I told her, 'Thank you for everything you've done for me.' She's a huge part of my successes". The 2016 Rio Olympics is giving us no shortage of unbelievable moments: Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and the United States women's ...

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EPL club joins race for Liverpool wantaway Benteke

Last month, fellow English Premier League side Crystal Palace had its £25 million offer for Benteke rejected by the Reds as the club deemed it not enough to recover what they spent for the Belgian attacker past year. It's not about the names, it's all about the performance on the pitch. Liverpool will have to wait before making a decision on England duo Daniel Sturridge (L) and James Milner (R) for their game against Arsenal.

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It will take time for players to adapt - Guardiola

Their spending on new players this offseason has nearly reached the $400-million barrier. At the end of the 2014/15 regular season, Leicester were nearly relegated down to League 1 in the United Kingdom, but somehow the Foxes beat all of the odds and won the coveted Premier League title.

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Rio 2016: Kenyan coach dismissed after alleged urine swap

The source said "it was wrong for him to produce sample" and "signing samples as Ferguson Rotich ". "The crime he has committed (is) against Team Kenya and that is why we are sending him back home". Anzrah pretended to be 800m runner Ferguson Rotich , who finished fourth at the World Championships past year and is a serious medal contender in Rio.

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California paper apologizes over Simone Manuel headline

She was right back in the pool on Friday, qualifying 11th in the 50-meter freestyle preliminaries. After giving sobering and mature remarks on the significance of her win in the light of the current state of racial relations in America, she said she hoped to one day simply be known for her own efforts, and not as "the black swimmer".

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Leicester's Ranieri signs new contract until 2020

Ranieri , who has penned a new deal until 2020, explained: "The big teams will be back this season". Claudio Ranieri has dismissed Leicester City's chances of retaining their Premier League crown, admitting there is " more chance of E.T.

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White Sox put Garcia on disabled list with knee injury

With Nate Jones having pitched a scoreless eighth, Ventura had to determine who was the next to pitch. Mike Montgomery (4-5) allowed a single and two walks to load the bases in the 11th before striking out Matt Carpenter to end the threat.

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Joseph Schooling beats Michael Phelps to claim Singapore's first Olympic gold

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the two-time defending Olympic champion, had the fastest time in qualifiers Friday night. The United States has dominated just about every facet of the Olympics to date . The better team lost, she said. "I strongly and firmly believe that". Shoot, they had won four of the five tournaments. World governing body FINA was able to correct some mistakes, including that of a Kuwaiti swimmer competing under the International Olympic Committee flag because her ...

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Team Canada Swimmers React To Penny Oleksiak Winning Gold

Looking to avenge their medal-less swims in the 100 freestyle, both Campbell sisters from Australia, Bronte and Cate, qualified for the final as well and will swim in Lanes 2 and 5, respectively. Earlier in the week, the women and Team U.S.A . took home gold in the team all-around event. Featuring a star-studded cast including three-time Olympic gold medalist Rowdy Gaines, U.S.

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United States keeper Solo heckled by 'Zika' chants

In 2014, Solo apologized for her alleged actions , according to The Daily Beast, issuing an apology on her Facebook to her "fans, teammates, coaches, marketing partners, and the entire U.S. "And I as I closed her - some people think she went through my legs on goal because it was the only part that was open because I had her closed down - I don't really think so, I think she just tried to crack a shot", Solo said.

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Ledecky shatters world mark for 800 free gold

Rio de Janeiro , Brazil; Katie Ledecky (USA) during the women's 800m freestyle final at Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The American won the women's 800-meter freestyle final in 8:04.79, beating her own world-record time by almost two seconds to become the second woman in history to win the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle races at the same Olympics.


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