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Jose Mourinho could build Manchester United around Paul Pogba

Pogba has been holidaying in the U.S. while his agent Mino Raiola tried to broker a world-record 100 million pound move for the France midfielder from Juventus to United. So that means he has training here in Vinovo on Monday". Jose Mourinho has told reporters he wants to concluded his transfer business before their opening Premier League fixture against Bournemouth on August 14.

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Cook, Hales lead England fightback vs Pakistan

After lunch , Misbah - who scored a century during Pakistan's 75-run win in the first Test at Lord's - posted his third fifty this series when he drove James Anderson for a sixth four in 93 balls. That brought Moeen and Bairstow together and it was England's wicketkeeper - man of the series against Sri Lanka earlier this summer - who led the charge during a profitable final session.

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Swimming: Peaty breaks one record, Hosszu eyes another

After the race ended and he saw his time, he looked as if he expected the result! The time meant Peaty safely progresses to the semi-finals as he aims for Gold in his first Olympic games. "We're going to keep striving, keep pushing the boundaries". Olympic champion Ryan Lochte of the United States did not qualify for the event at the U.S.

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Contenders add pieces for season's home stretch

We got the best bat that was moved on Monday, and we gave up some pretty good young players for him. Originally selected by Texas in the seventh round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Indian Hills Community College in Iowa, the right-hander has posted a 6-8 record and 5.15 ERA (108.1IP, 100H, 67R/62ER, 45BB, 85K, 3HR) in 31 career appearances (21 starts) over three minor league seasons.

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Militant shelling kills 28 civilians in Syria's Aleppo

On Monday, Lt. Gen. Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian military's General Staff announced that the Syrian army, relying on Russian air cover, had fended off a militant attack meant to break the government's blockade of the rebel-held part of Aleppo .

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NFF chooses Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach

The 63-year-old ex-Gabon, Niger and Burkina Faso coach has yet to sign a contract but is expected to be unveiled at a media conference next week. The body had earlier this moth appointed former assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf as the head coach of the Super Eagles.

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Rio 2016: Australia break relay record on way to freestyle gold

Hosszu, five times a world champion but without a medal from three previous Olympics, demolished the world record by 2.07 seconds in the final of the women's 400 metres individual medley on Saturday. "Definitely my favourite race ever", said Cate Campbell. Yusra Mardini , the Syrian refugee who was swimming for her life less than a year ago, won her 100m butterfly heat but failed to reach the semifinals.

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Ginny Thrasher Wins First Olympic Gold Medal For USA

The 19-year-old Thrasher became the first freshman to win both individual NCAA rifle titles and helped West Virginia win the team title. "I thought, 'Oh no". Thrasher grinned on the podium, hand over her heart, as the American flag was raised and the Star Spangled Banner played in the background. Instead it was a display of the near-perfect recitation of stock answers - don't reveal anything, proud to represent your country, focus, focus, focus.

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Police Officer Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man

There was no video evidence of the killing and witness accounts conflicted. Bowling Green State University criminal justice professor Philip Stinson told the Virginian-Pilot that Rankin is the 13th officer to be convicted of murder or manslaughter in a jury trial since 2005.

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Brazil's fitness coach expects Neymar to sharpen up

However, the Brazilian side boasting Neymar, Manchester City's new £27 million ($35.4 million) signing Gabriel Jesus and Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain did not provide the expected victory procession. Also Thursday, the International Olympic Committee rule barring Russian athletes with prior doping sanctions from competing in the games was rejected as "unenforceable" by a sports arbitration panel, a decision which could open the door to further appeals and more Russians being entered.

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PGA Championship allows preferred lies due to wet course

All players will start from No. 1, with the final group teeing off at 3:25 p.m. Of course, rain remains in the forecast for Sunday, so it's unlikely these planned times are all met. Henrik Stenson closed with a 63, needing his best golf to hold off Mickelson. Australia's world number one Day followed a pair of early bogeys with birdies at the fifth and ninth holes to remain level par for the round, while Sweden's Stenson moved up a stroke with his sole birdie at the sixth on the water-logged ...

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Cain no-hits Nats through five, Giants hang on

After Santiago Casilla retired David Murphy with three 94 miles per hour fastballs in the ninth inning, Cain cemented his name on a list of elite Giants company. "You turn the page. These guys are the best infield in the league". Rendon, who probably could have tagged Samardzija out on his way to third, chose to go with the high-percentage throw to first.

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Day, Stenson in hunt but Walker clings to wet PGA lead

The third round will continue Sunday at 7 a.m. ET, and the final round will kick off not much later at 8:40 a.m. Follow the GOLF.com leaderboard to track every player's progress. Kisner is five under for the championship and understands, even after a great round, he will need some help to contend. Walker, the PGA's first wire-to-wire victor since Phil Mickelson at Baltusrol in 2005, missed the cut in three of the prior four majors and was never better than seventh in 17 prior major starts.

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Solo shutout propels US women's soccer team

They jeered and at times booed Solo in reference to the mosquito-borne virus that has scared a number of the athletes leading up to the Games. If they had more fun at my expense, more power to them. "I've played overseas", Solo said . The Zika virus poses an especially scary risk to babies in utero, who can endure severe brain abnormalities and death as a result of the disease.

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United States basketball teams stay on luxury cruise ship at #Rio2016 Games #RioGoldRush

So that game shouldn't be close, and it might be a while before they get one - if they get one - that is. "I'm ready to get to know them better and continue to hang out with these girls and have a good time in Rio". They held their first practice at the arena Thursday as they get their sea legs under them. "We'll have a chance to get a few days of consistent practice now", said first time Olympian Elena Delle Donne, who made a few headlines when she talked openly about her fiancee Amanda ...

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Bruce slugs Reds to 7-5 win as trade rumors swirl

The Reds, meanwhile, are 13-3 in their last 16 games in San Francisco and have now won four of their last five games after beating the Giants 7-5 last night. PITTSBURGH - Gerrit Cole threw a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run and two other hits in Pittsburgh's victory over Seattle.

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Over 200 Russian athletes checked for doping at Rio Olympics

Prominent German sports figures blasted the "cowardly" International Olympic Committee on Friday over its decision to allow 271 Russian athletes to participate in the Rio Games despite a rampant state-run doping programme. It was a post she retained even after being criticised internationally when she defended Russia's controversial country's anti-gay law and criticised athletes for showing solidarity for gays and lesbians.

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Greek athlete expelled after failed drugs test

Russian cyclist Ilnur Zakarin was cleared for the Rio Olympics but he will not participate as he had no possibility to prepare for the Games. Russian swimming great Alexander Popov also hit out at the track and field ban with a personal attack on Britain's Sebastian Coe, president of the IAAF.

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Brazil's interim president declares Olympic Games open

They were joined by a first-ever Refugee Olympic Team of ten athletes, displaced from Syria, South Sudan, Congo and Ethiopia. It drove that message simply with a video presentation and a modest start to finding a solution, offering 11,000 seedlings to the competing athletes which will later be planted in a park in Rio to form an Olympic forest.

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Giovinco scores three, TFC beats New England 4-1

The Italian completed the hat trick in the 76th, beating Shuttleworth on a penalty kick after Darrius Barnes took down Jonathan Osorio in the area. The 29-year-old Italian now leads all MLS scorers with 15 goals - two better than David Villa of New York City FC in the race for the Golden Boot.

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Opening Ceremony: 'Rio ready to make history'

Fans watching the show made ironic comments about the 36-year-old's contribution to the opening ceremony . Brazil showed off some of its musical riches, with a much-loved samba singer, Zeca Pagodinho. "You start thinking something very big and then you have to cut, cut, cut", he added. "This will be a symbol of hope for all the refugees in our world, and will make the world better aware of the magnitude of this crisis".

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Britain's EU nominee set to take on security portfolio

In his appointment letter , Juncker said he would like King to improve information and intelligence sharing, "including through initiatives to upgrade Europol's European Counter-Terrorism Centre into a stronger structure and through the development of efficient and inter operable information exchange systems".

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Trump looks to right campaign ship

Ryan, the top US elected Republican, had no plans to attend the event, in a sign of lingering frictions between the pair. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, rallied with almost 2000 people in downtown Des Moines this afternoon.

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Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio

But the players have other challenges to focus on. Yes, the US men's basketball team is staying on a cruise ship, with gorgeous views of Brazil's attractive beaches. RIO DE JANEIRO-An Olympic crown for the USA team of National Basketball Association stars means more this time around for Carmelo Anthony , who sees a gold medal quest as something Americans can unite behind.

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Greek competitor at Rio 2016 tests positive for drugs

But the Wall Street investment bank is putting in its two cents about the Summer Olympics in Brazil. The live telecast rights remain with the state broadcaster Doordarshan and Star Sports which is the official broadcaster of Rio 2016 Olympic Games starting 5 August.

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Pakistan pacers strike early blows to dent England

Lower order left-handed batsmen of England , Ballance and Moeen Ali added some much needed runs for the side and lead their side to a total nearing 300 mark. Wilson received an earful for issuing an official warning to the leader of England's attack for running onto the protected area of the pitch in the morning session.

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Teen Triathlete Wins Army-Hall of Fame Award

His other goal was to be the very best he could be, in football and in life. With the expansion the Hall of Fame is planning, local leaders hope the economic impact will grow as well. Of the 1999 team, Pace said it was a special team and experience. "We had the right attitudes on defense". You taught us how to be men. He played with four teams, defining toughness and fortitude, particularly in 16 seasons with the Packers, a franchise he helped revitalize.

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Dungy: Rooney Rule not being used as intended

And when he choked up talking about his late father, Irv, and how Favre spent his career "trying to redeem myself" to make Irv proud, the crowd offered loud and comforting support. "He was a wolf in sheep's clothing". Player B, the great one, Marvin Harrison. Maybe that's why former Colts GM Bill Polian used to say "What's up, Hall of Famer?" to Harrison in the hallway.

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United States men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

Tougher competition might come later, but it should be an easy start for the Americans. Kevin Durant reacts after a three-point shot against China in the men's preliminary round Group A match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro .

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Analyst Rating Update on Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (CTB)

Standpoint Research began new coverage on Cooper Tire & Rubber Company giving the company a "buy" rating. Post opening the session at $28.69, the shares hit an intraday low of $28.51 and an intraday high of $29.09 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day.

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Olympic committee adds five sports to summer games in Tokyo

In total, the newly chosen disciplines are expected to add 18 events to the Olympics program, and 474 athletes to the competition . Those sports will have the same number of teams but fewer female athletes as softball teams have 15 players and baseball teams have 24.

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IOC clears Russian sailor Sozykin for Rio Games

The IOC decision was hailed by the Russians as "objective" while the US anti-Doping Agency ( USADA) said the IOC had failed to demonstrate decisive leadership. Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says athletes who are banned from competing in the Rio Olympics could take their cases to civil court. "We need to have an honest, factual debate about what is going on".

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Cowboys consider Foles as backup QB option

Remember how they were in such dire need of a backup QB to save their season and had none? According to the team's official website, Jerry Jones said that backup quarterback Kellen Moore's injury will keep him out for a few months. And the Cowboys are curious to see what they have in Prescott, their first drafted quarterback in seven years. Patrick asked Vick if he'd been in contact with the Cowboys lately and Vick replied that he hadn't, but that he's ready to go if he does get a call ...

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US swimmer Chad Kalisz competes in 400-meter individual medley

The 21-year-old - bronze medallist in London four years ago - led nearly from the start in lane three, trailed initially by compatriot Daiya Seto , who eventually came home in third. The University of Georgia student is the current American record-holder in the event. Each set a personal best time in the qualifying round of the men's 400 meter individual medley.

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U.S. women march on with 1-0 defeat of France

Carli Lloyd, who scored her 90th worldwide goal Saturday, has also been a shining force for the U.S. Despite missing over two months with a knee injury this spring, Lloyd has been in her best form since returning to action in July. Unfortunately for Heath , the referee only awarded a goal kick to France and both teams went into the break tied at zero. The French created a golden chance towards the end of the first half, carving up an American defence missing its seasoned centre back ...


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