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Another fight, another record breaking purse for Conor McGregor

Despite threats from UFC president Dana White to strip him of the organization's featherweight championship, McGregor is noncommittal about the weight at which his next match will occur after beating Diaz. But McGregor's fitness was much improved this time, and he avoided a pair of fourth-round takedowns to maintain the fight on the feet where it suited him best.

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Endwell Wins Little League World Series

The ball deflected off the mitt of catcher Junseo Cho , far enough for Harlost to score easily from third to make it 2-0. Shortly after M-E defeated Tennessee to win the Little League U.S. Endwell, N.Y.'s Conner Rush drives in a run with a single off South Korea's Junho Jeong during the fourth inning of the Little League World Series Championship baseball game in South Williamsport , Pa., Sunday, Aug.

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'The Maze Runner 3' to Start Production Again in February 2017

The Death Cure is set for release on January 12th, 2018. A stunt sequence gone horribly wrong, which injured actor Dylan O' Brien, had left production of the third movie of the hit dystopian fantasy series in limbo. 20th Century Fox's Maze Runner: The Death Cure is getting back on track as Deadline reports that cameras will again roll on the franchise sequel beginning in February.

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Novak, Rafa start US Open with music icon Phil Collins

The game, also available at SerenaMatchPoint.com, features 22 levels, each representing a Grand Slam final match that Williams won. At the fourth and final Grand Slam tournament of the year, both Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic will defend subpar Olympic performances.

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Gatorade's Snapchat game lets you relive all of Serena Williams' big wins

Serena Williams is still scheduled to play in the U.S. Open, where she will be the top-seeded seeded female singles player. The somewhat addictive game is fairly easy, but did seem to get more hard as you advance to more levels. Open visits and looked unlikely to do it again on Monday. The outing in Rio was not what Williams had in mind as she lost with Venus for the first time in the Olympics as a duo, and lost to Elina Svitolina in the third round in straight sets, leaving the court in ...

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Schweinsteiger insists: 'I could still help Man United'

Jose has said that he has a clear plan for every member of his first team squad, and can't wait for the Europa League to start so he can give certain players more game time. I know what Manchester United want. "The football business is not only highs, but also lows, it is a hard business and not just on the sports side".

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Ex-San Francisco 49er Alex Boone rips Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest

Join us on our podcast each weekday for an interesting story, well told , from Charisma News. Referencing to the recent shooting deaths of African-Americans by police, he told NFL Media that his conscience would not allow him to partake in the pre-game ceremony Friday against the Green Bay Packers.

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Vikings give US Bank Stadium a test drive, ahead of opener

That's why I had the offense go this way (Friday), because that screen down there is bigger. - The Minnesota Vikings just got introduced to their new home at U.S. Bridgewater picked up 22 yards on the third-down play and let defenders know they have to be better prepared to tackle him in the open field. Bridgewater said the fans are right behind the players on the bench and he loved interacting with them.

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Cal Bears in Australia attract 61000 fans to Sydney game

This time it was Melquise Stovall with wide-open space, receiving a 12-yard pass from man of the moment Davis Webb to blow the lead out to 24 with eight remaining in the quarter. Told he had 441 yards passing - 38 for 54, with no interceptions - Webb said dryly: "Yeah, it was OK, I'm just glad we got the victory". The running game was also solid as Khalfani Muhammad made the most of his 10 carries, running for 96 yards and a score.

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Man United outcast offered to Euro giants in surprise deal

Schweinsteiger is adamant his exile from the United first team does not represent the lowest point in a career which has been beset by injuries and the occasional setback at the highest level. "It's important that he gets games because he hasn't played that much". And Red Devils skipper Rooney, who teed up the goal for Rashford, was quoted by a number of national newspapers as saying: "Marcus is a fantastic player, one of the brightest talents in European football".

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Donaldson homers again as Blue Jays beat Orioles

Toronto added two runs in the ninth off Tommy Hunter , pitching in Baltimore for the first time since July 30, 2015. The lead was short lived as Josh Donaldson , the first Blue Jay to reach base after Wade Miley retired the first 10, homered.

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Rooney to quit internationals after World Cup

Rooney said: "Come Russia, I feel that that would be time for me to say goodbye to worldwide football". He is 30 years old and now the record holder for most goals scored by an England player with 53 goals in a total of 115 games for the national team in a career that started back in 2004 at the European Championships in Portugal.

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Manchester City announce signing of goalkeeper Claudio Bravo

It is therefore likely Caballero will play, even though England global Hart returned for Wednesday's Champions League play-off victory over Steaua Bucharest. The arrival of Bravo is further proof of Guardiola's lack of confidence in Hart and although the Chilean will not play at home to West Ham tomorrow, he is an important signing for the new City manager.

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Wenger: Arsenal has bought Mustafi and Perez

With the Premier League's 5.14-billion-pound domestic television rights deal kicking in this campaign, Wenger said he expected an easier close season. And I think when I told you the transfer is linked of course with talent, the expected strength, but as well with resale. "It was a odd transfer market", Wenger reflected.

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Sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

The four-time Olympian sparked an worldwide firestorm last week, after claiming that he and three teammates - Gunnar Bentz , Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen - were pulled over and robbed by gun-toting men posing as police officers while on their way back to the Olympic Village after a night of drinking.

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Madden 17 to include commentary on Colin Kaepernick National Anthem protest

Sudfeld, who is white and played with Kaepernick at Nevada from 2007-10, said if a Jets player decided he didn't want to stand during the national anthem, several teammates would talk to that person about it. EA Sports confirmed to Gamespot (via Polygon ) that in an upcoming update to the game, there would be a reference to Colin Kaepernick's controversial protest.

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National Football League roundup: Cowboys turn to Prescott with Romo sidelined

Rookie quarterback Dak Prescott is expected to start the season opener against the New York Giants on September 11. The Cowboys open the season September 11 at home against the New York Giants ( see full story ). From that regard, I feel very lucky that it can hold up and I can keep going. Romo will likely need an epidural to play , and a return by mid-season is reportedly a "best-case-scenario", according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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More NFL players to protest national anthem?

I'll continue to sit. What he said after the game was this: "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses Black people and people of color". People aren't being held accountable for. "It's hard seeing people get murdered and killed without repercussions". "That's not right. That's not right by anyone's standards".

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Man City will pay 90k a week to get rid of Hart

The 29-year-old, a two-time Premier League victor, was left on the bench for City's first three games of the season with Caballero preferred. But Hart's next destination remains uncertain after Koeman distanced himself from a potential deal for the former Shrewsbury keeper.

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Relieved Westwood 'proud' of Ryder Cup spot

Team Europe made the announcement Tuesday. Clarke, with five debutants on his team already as automatic qualifiers, did draw on some further experience as he revealed his three wildcards to take on Davis Love III's U.S. " Martin Kaymer has had six top-10s in his recent events and is somewhat of a Ryder Cup stalwart". Darren knows first- hand what I can do in The Ryder Cup and what I can bring.

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Airline pilots arrested for drinking before flight

The Boeing 757 flight took off later that day with a new crew and 141 passengers on board, according to the Evening Times of Glasgow . "The two pilots have been removed from service and their flying duties", United Airlines spokesperson Erin Benson told The Dispatch in an email.

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Cowboys: 5 Players To Watch in Preseason Finale

After staying on the turf initially, Romo walked off on his own. For starters, there's no way this is the first time that suggestion has been mentioned to Jones. You know what happened to Bledsoe and Brady. Romo never lifted the Cowboys to the heights that Brady took the Patriots, but from the start, he injected life into a hapless Dallas offense and helped drag a flawed team to a 9-7 record and the 2006 playoffs.

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One of USC's top players won't start vs. Alabama due to injury

In addition to the assault investigation in Utah, Masina is also under investigation for assault in Los Angeles, according to Kim Fischer of ABC4 in Utah. On the preseason depth chart released a week ago, Masina was listed as a backup to starting inside linebacker Michael Hutchings . USC is cooperating fully with authorities in Utah, the lead agency in the investigation.

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Injured seamer Nuwan Pradeep out of Australia series

Skipper Angelo Mathews Wednesday led from the front with his allround showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-run win against Australia in the second one-day global to level the series at 1-1 in Colombo . But Faulkner hit Sri Lanka hard after getting Kusal Perera with the last delivery of his eighth over. The 39-year old Dilshan who is an effective spinner of the team, has 106 wickets under his name.

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EPL 2016/17: Manchester City confirm they have signed Claudio Bravo from Barcelona

That has spared the goalkeeper a debut against Manchester United at Old Trafford following the worldwide break on September 10 - but he will soon be reunited with Barca after City were drawn against the Spaniards in the Champions League. "If all four stay here, the best solution is for everybody to be involved in our idea. A lot of them have and a lot of them have done well, but when you are coming into a massive club like Manchester City and especially with Joe having the history of what ...

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Rooney should retire from England duty - Shearer

Jose Mourinho's men have gathered their triumphs against Bournemouth, Southampton and Hull City. However, Rooney, who scored in United's 3-1 victory against Bournemouth in their opening league game, urged his team not to take their foot of the pedal against City, who also remain unbeaten this season.

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Myke Tavarres backing Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest

Kaepernick has sat during the anthem in each of the Niners' three preseason game and plans to continue doing so. "To be honest, I feel strongly about it, and I don't think with my emotions and anger I'm mature enough to even elaborate on that", Means said .

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Bailey dubs David Warner as `natural leader`

A change of captain brought about a shift in fortune for Australia , as David Warner began his global captaincy career with a win over Sri Lanka . Khawaja is now in Sri Lanka with the Australian One-Day International squad. The go-to man for Sri Lanka in the ODIs has been Dinesh Chandimal, who is in the form of his life with scores of 80*, 48 and 102 in the three games.

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The history behind Kaepernick's anthem protest

Kaepernick, who has sat through the anthem for all three 49ers preseason games so far, is prepared to keep fighting for what he believes in - even alone. Gabbert and Kaepernick are competing for San Francisco's starting QB job. Earnest said he's "confident" Obama, an avid sports fan, is aware of the episode, but that he hadn't spoken to the president about it.

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Sri Lanka's Dilshan bows out with defeat as Australia take series lead

It continued Sri Lanka's wretched record of opening partnerships in the Tests and ODIs against Australia - their highest so far is 12, set in the previous ODI. "I think it is the right decision, the way I finished my career", Dilshan said afterwards. Australia are now leading 2-1 in the five-match ODI series and will play next match against Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Tuesday.

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John Legend Proposes Changing National Anthem

Meanwhile, Cleveland Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown said in an interview with NFL Network Total Access he was "with [Kaepernick] 100 percent" despite saying he wouldn't have chosen the same method of protest. NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick should "find a country that works better for him" said Donald Trump after the player's national anthem protest.

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Liverpool boss Klopp has message for Ings over playing return

Klopp refused to rule out further signings before the close of the summer transfer window, but made it clear that his transfer strategy is unlikely to change after just one loss. "We had 80 per cent possession but it ( Burnley's ) is a different way to play football and it is absolutely okay. The problem with transfers is no-one cares about players still here".

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Rooney to retire from England duty after 2018 World Cup

He said: "I know Russian Federation will be my last opportunity to do anything so I'm going to try and enjoy these two years and hopefully end my time with England on a high". That's a departure from the midfield role Rooney played at the Euros - a decision that came after saying that he thinks he should be a midfielder for the remainder of his career - and closer to the forward spot he played for most of the last dozen years.

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We've Got Them - Arsene Wenger Confirms Two Arsenal Signings

The Gunners are dipping into the transfer market for reinforcements with centre-back Mustafi due to arrive from Valencia for €41m, while hitman Perez is to arrive from Deportivo La Coruna for €20m. Lucas Perez was not Arsene Wenger's first option for a new striker. When compared to Vardy, Wenger replied: "Yes, I like that one". He scored 17 goals in 36 appearances in league games last season, and he should give Arsenal another good attacking option.

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Stokes eager to bowl to relieve boredom

Pakistan , who saw Azhar win the toss and bat on a cloudy morning, lost recalled opener Sami Aslam (one) following an England review after his attempted pull off Woakes was held down the legside by wicket-keeper Jos Buttler. "But I pride myself on my fielding as well and one thing that keeps me switched on the whole time is that I don't want to give away any runs". "I want to try and stop as many as possible - and applying myself to that has got me through the fact I am not bowling".


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