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Pakistan wins toss and bats in 2nd ODI against England

Ahmed made 105 off 130 balls at Lord's with six fours and led Pakistan's recovery after England seamers had mopped up the top order to reduce the tourists to 3-2 inside the first four overs. Root steadied England nerves with two fours in as many balls off Hasan Ali - a cover-drive followed by a cut. Joe Root made 89 as England , set 252 to win, finished on 255 for six with 15 balls to spare.

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Brazil police charge Lochte over robbery claim

Some presented the incident as childishness of fraternity, but Lochte is 32 years old and the Brazilian authorities want to judge him as an adult, as well as an ethics commission of the International Olympic Committee. Under Brazilian law, the penalty for falsely reporting a crime can bring a maximum penalty of 18 months in prison. Lochte has since acknowledged that he was heavily intoxicated and that his behavior led to the confrontation.

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Conte: Hazard can still improve

He nearly added a second soon after, only a desperate goal-line clearance from Ben Mee denyed him. "If we had some advantage [I am not sure], but I can say that it's always important, always a pleasure to play in the Champions League". But they were brought crashing back down to Earth with defeat at Accrington, albeit with a side featuring 10 changes and in an EFL Cup competition which is not the priority at Turf Moor this season.

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Credit Guardiola for boost in form, says Sterling

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach was delighted by his team's performance, describing their first-half showing as the best he has seen in any of his three Premier League games at the helm. At half time, City should have been out of sight but they were sloppy, clumsy in defence and West Ham showed real determination to put up a gutsy second half fight back.

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Sashi Brown: Cleveland Browns 'not looking to trade Josh Gordon'

In the receiving end, Jonathan Krause had 50 yards in two catches while Austin Seferian-Jenkins added 36 yards in three receptions. He was reinstated in late July by National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, but missed the Browns' first two preseason games after reporting with a quad injury .

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U.S. men once again grab gold in hoops

The Serbs, beaten just 94-91 in the group game, had hoped for a similarly close contest but were up to the task only in the first quarter as they lost nearly as heavily against the United States as in the 2014 World Cup final which ended 129-92.

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Athletics roundup: Farah grabs rare Olympic double on final night in Rio

Farah, who already had one gold medal under his belt from his 10,000m victory earlier in the Games , added a second tonight to complete the long distance double for a second time following double success in London four years ago. Paul Chelimo, who switched allegiance from Kenya after joining the US Army, was the fastest qualifier, running a personal best 13 minutes, 19.54 seconds, while another Kenyan-turned-American Bernard Lagat, at 41 appearing in his fifth Olympics, also made it.

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Moore loses no-hitter with 1 out to go

Moore walked Grandal again in the eighth, but then retired the next five batters to come within one out of history. After losing his no-hit bid with one out to go, Matt Moore just smiled. Ellis, their popular yet offensively challenged backup catcher, and also Clayton Kershaw's best pal. Seager and Yasmani Grandal both drew walks - Grandal with two - but the usually explosive Dodger offense was silent.

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Uefa Announce Changes To Champions League Qualification

Uefa have confirmed that the top four clubs from the four highest-ranking European domestic leagues will automatically qualify for the group stages of the Champions League . Instead of taking into account the results of the country's contingent in the competition, clubs "will be judged on their own records ", while historical success in Europe will also be included in the calculations.

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Daniel Sturridge now needs to work flexitime to fit in at Liverpool

He lauded his team for being "really flexible in offensive defending" and for the way in which they "played football" and had "wonderful moments with passing" and "the direction" in their game. Milner has the ability to play the position, as he's got a terrific engine, a decent left-foot and is tactically astute, so we're not especially anxious by his inclusion.

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Ryan Lochte released a public apology that didn't actually apologize

The swimmers flew home on Thursday after a local crowd jeered them, calling them "liars" and "fakes". Conger also said that he has been truthful in his statements to officials on what happened in the early morning hours of August 14. "I accept my responsibility for my role in this happening and have learned some valuable lessons". Though the article published on the ABC News website doesn't go this far, reporter Matt Gutman, who has a byline on the article, tweeted that the robbery tale ...

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Gophers women get Ohio State, Maryland to start Big Ten play

They host the Spartans on January 30 and play the rematch on the road on February 16. Penn State's road games are against Rutgers (Dec. 31), Purdue (Jan. In addition to the Cornhuskers, Iowa's schedule includes weekend home dates against Maryland, Minnesota and Wisconsin and midweek home games against Illinois, Rutgers, Michigan State and Northwestern.

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The Black Stars management team is 'lazy' - Sports Minister

It was reported on Monday that some players, including Ghana vice-captain Andre Ayew, are helping other overseas-based teammates of theirs to pay for their flights after minister Nii Lante Vanderpuye insisted only local players should be used for the side's final 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Rwanda.

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Olympic boxer Claressa Shields proves greatness knows no gender

In an unprecedented and unsurprising battle for Olympic gold, Claressa Shields retained her Olympic championship in women's middleweight boxing and became a two time boxing gold medalist. Shields jogged back to her corner after the second round with a two-point lead at the midway point of the contest. "She can't out fight me". She returned to Rio and looked to defend that Olympic title.

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US Open 2016: Garbine Muguruza stutters into second round

It was really humid. So that creates a little bit of juicy comments. "I forgot that there was the ice towels and everything. So I start using them, trying to breathe a little bit better, I don't know, taking more calm just to, you know, go with the match".

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Sergio Aguero Injury: Manchester City Star Injures Calf Before Argentina Matches

Kolarov said: "On the first day when we came in for pre-season he tried me in that position". "Raz [Sterling] has scored two goals, that's good, but for me the games before were more brilliant". "I just made a promise, something that I said to myself that when I come back at the start of this season, I am going to work hard and try to be as consistent as I can".

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Darvish, Beltran lead Rangers to 6-3 win over Mariners

Darvish (5-3) gave up three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out nine in 6 2/3 innings for Texas, which won its third consecutive game and extended its lead over Seattle in the AL West to 9 1/2 games while remaining 8 1/2 up over Houston.

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Westwood, Kaymer, Pieters get captain's picks for Ryder Cup

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that happened was at Brookline in 1999, when Mark James paid the price for not trusting some of the newcomers in his team by sitting them out until the singles and, as a effect, watched helplessly as the Americans came out on top following a last-day fightback.

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West Indies wins series after rain in second match

He shared a crucial 107-run partnership with Dhoni. The contest marked the first full-member worldwide game to be played in the United States since 2012, and the spectators in Lauderhill were treated to an engrossing spectacle, with the 489 runs scored marking the highest aggregate of any T20.

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Gee, Escobar lead red-hot Royals to win over Yankees

RBI singles by Lorenzo Cain, Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon accounted for the first-inning damage. Tommy Layne got out the only batter he faced, but Blake Parker gave up a three-run homer to Alcides Escobar and an RBI single to Cheslor Cuthbert to give the Royals a 7-1 lead, five runs of which were charged to Pineda.

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Klopp Explains Why Sturridge Didn't Play

Despite being pleased with how his side limited Spurs to few opportunities, he rued the fact his side "had chances" and "even had one in the 92nd minute" which "in the end, unfortunately, was not a chance". It was a wonderful goal. The hosts suffered a setback in the 28th minute Kyle Walker was replaced by new signing Vincent Janssen, although it was Liverpool's Mane, a 34 million euro ($38 million) signing from Southampton, who dazzled in the first half.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Best Player UEFA Award

Real president Florentino Perez said of Ronaldo's achievement: "It's always our objective to win everything, that's the obligation we have at Real Madrid ". "I'm delighted he was selected in the Team of the Tournament at the Euros - in my opinion Pepe was the best player at the Euros." While in France, Ronaldo became joint all-time leading marksman in EURO final tournaments, set a new record for most EURO finals appearances and overtook Luís Figo as Portugal's most-capped player.

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Colon earns 12th win -- and gets two hits -- as Mets beat Phillies

He was fortunate to avoid a serious injury, too, when he barely ducked out of the way of Yoenis Cespedes' screaming line drive. "Guys look around, and all of a sudden the lineup has gotten a lot deeper in the last week". Jose Reyes and Cabrera opened the Mets' half of the first inning with consecutive home runs, just the second time the franchise has accomplished that feat.

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Josh Donaldson pads MVP case with a three-homer day

Stroman appreciates what Upton has brought to the Blue Jays since he was acquired on July 26 in a trade with the San Diego Padres. The reigning American League Most Valuable Player didn't disappoint Toronto fans, driving in Upton and Devon Travis to make it 7-5.

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Local fans react about 49ers quarterback sitting during National Anthem

Several players defended Kaepernick's right to express his opposition. "To me, it's a very personal thing because of my dad, his military background, knowing that his family and my mom's family served in the military". But until then. if Kaepernick is the team's second-best QB heading into Week 1, I think he should and will be on the roster in Week 1. "I have great respect for the men and women that have fought for this country", Kaepernick said Sunday.

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Gunnar Bentz reveals new details about incident involving Ryan Lochte

During a news conference Thursday, Fernando Veloso, chief of Rio's civil police, said the men were drunk and smashed up a gas station bathroom before being confronted by security guards. But he said he and three fellow swimmers faced a "traumatic" situation that involved a language barrier and a stranger pointing a gun at them. He did not say why he embellished details of the encounter, nor why the act of vandalism occurred.

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Ozil convinced Mustafi to join Arsenal

Xhaka's use of the ball was fantastic as Arsenal ran roughshod over the Watford defence, losing their clean sheet only when debutant Roberto Pereyra curled home after the ball had been bouncing around in the visitors' box. Arsene Wenger has moved to liken new Arsenal signing Granit Xhaka to Emmanuel Petit . The Gunners' dominance continued throughout the first half, but a second goal wasn't scored until the 40th minute.

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Jason Garrett won't rule out Tony Romo for opener

But there's a huge difference between starring for Mississippi State and against backup defenses, and leading one of the most tense teams in the National Football League in a division that's better than it was a year ago. That injury will reportedly keep Romo out for the next 6-10 weeks, but Garrett said that no one in the organization is setting a date for Romo's return at this point in the process.

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U.S. investor Frank McCourt to buy Olympique de Marseille

The deal was officially announced on Monday and will be greeted with relief by Marseille fans who have long wanted Dreyfuss out of the club. McCourt agreed the deal after talks with owner Margarita Louis-Dreyfus and the city's Mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin, and the completion could happen within the next fortnight, while Marseille are not in league action because of the global break.

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Chargers to restructure offer after Bosa's latest rejection

In the statement , the Chargers talk about how great their previous offers to Bosa have been and how the rookie's representatives just turned down the team's "best offer". The suspension does not prevent him from participating in preseason practices or the Chargers' remaining two preseason games. The Chargers, who have missed the playoffs in five of the past six seasons and were 4-12 a year ago, can really use Bosa, whom they took third overall in the draft.

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Allardyce open to foreign-born England players

Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Joe Hart, Tom Heaton. Raheem Sterling, who was born in Jamaica, is the only overseas-born player in Allardyce's current squad. "I went from non-league, I made the jump to Reading, didn't have much time there, went to Sheffield Wednesday and then to Nottingham Forest, then I managed to get to West Ham, where I've always wanted to be, in the Premier League".

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Perez Becomes 1st Royals Catcher with Multiple 20-Homer Seasons

The 23-year-old Betts joined Ted Williams (1939, 1941) and Tony Conigliaro (1965) as the only Red Sox with 30 homers in a season before turning 24. NOTES: Tampa Bay RHP Alex Cobb, who hasn't pitched since September 28, 2014, and is coming off Tommy John surgery, returns to the mound Friday night at home against Toronto.

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India hope to draw level at Lauderhill

Team India lost the two match Twenty20 series against West Indies 1-0 after rain and wet outfield forced to abandon the second T20I game at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Sunday (Aug 28). West Indies reached the halfway mark of their innings in record style - its 132 runs beating the previous best after 10 overs of 131 set by South Africa against England at Centurion in 2009.

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Phillies Beat Mets 5-1

He exited with soreness in his left knee, a problem area that sidelined him twice earlier this year. David Hernandez (3-3) pitched a scoreless inning for the win as the Phillies, outscored 21-5 in the first two games of the series, avoided a weekend sweep.

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Man City's Guardiola to face former club Barcelona

Currently, the Europa winners can be made to qualify through the play-offs. Here is a quick look at the groups, last season's runners-up Atletico Madrid face a tough group with five-time winners Bayern Munich , Eindhoven from the Netherlands and new-comers Rostov of Russian Federation.


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