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Sports Top 3 plays from the Vikings’ preseason win over the Broncos
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Earlier in the week, Rhodes had been kicked out of a practice along with Stefon Diggs after the two jawed back and forth. After Saturday's preseason opener, head coach Vance Joseph said Lynch had an "up and down" performance, that "he made some plays and he didn't make some".

Sports Transfer: Barcelona president hints on signing Pogba
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Obviously, we start with Paul Pogba, who made a very cryptic Instagram posting just after leaving the stadium . However, the former Newcastle United star turned pundit believes the Portuguese born tactician will do well for himself if he stops talking his team down.

Sports Gary Neville compares Virgil van Dijk to Man Utd legend Jaap Stam
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Lat season's Premier League top scorer Mo Salah also starts up front for the Reds . Salah and Mane's pain at global level was Liverpool's gain as early exits at the World Cup with Egypt and Senegal meant they could join the club's pre-season tour of the United States, unlike a host of Premier League stars who returned to training just last week after their exertions in Russian Federation.

Sports Donald Trump slams National Football League players for 'taking a knee' in protest
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The Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association echoed the call with an identical Facebook message . Broward County PBA Vice President Rod Skirvin told the Miami Herald that the action was a "slap in the face". A new NFL policy announced earlier this year requires players to stand during the national anthem but gives them an option of remaining in the locker room during the pregame performance of the song if they choose.

Sports Brendan Rodgers addresses Celtic exit rumours
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Celtic boss Rodgers admitted at the weekend that the situation was "difficult" for 27-year-old Boyata. I thought in large spells we did really well together today. We're fully focused at the end of the day on getting results, and that's it'. Sidelined with a hamstring complaint since the home game with Alashkert four weeks ago, Dembele had previously been ruled out of both legs against the Greek champions.

Sports Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship
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Koepka started Sunday ahead of 10 players within four shots off the lead. "I'm playing some good golf ". But Scott missed a crucial birdie putt at the par-5 17th, which would have cut Koepka's lead to one, before a sloppy bogey at the 18th.

Sports Alli leads Tottenham past Newcastle
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For Spurs , Eric Dier was booked and struggled to get a foothold in the game, and though Harry Kane was forced extremely deep, the Golden Boot victor battled hard. With the game eight minutes old, Vertonghen, fresh from Belgium's third-placed World Cup finish, gave the visitors the lead when his header against the underside of the crossbar was adjudged to have crossed the line by goalline technology.

Sports Ranked Nadal defeats Tsitsipas in straight sets to win Rogers Cup
Author: 0 Ranked Nadal defeats Tsitsipas in straight sets to win Rogers Cup

The kid beat four top-10 players to make it to the Rogers Cup final. It's because she knows my game inside out and she knows how to make me, you know, get back to feeling good and how to improve my strokes'. Ranked No. 168 this week a year ago, Tsitsipas will climb to at least No.15 on Monday. "I'm capable of doing anything on the court and beating any opponent", he said.

Sports Arsenal need tactical work to bridge Man City divide, says Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal need tactical work to bridge Man City divide, says Emery

Guardiola insists City would be foolish to think they will ease to the title by such a significant margin once again and believes Arsenal will be part of a strong chasing pack over the course of the season. This might be a new Premier League season but it could quite easily follow the very same pattern as the one prior. The Frenchman stayed at the helm of the Gunners for the following 22 years, stepping down at the end of last season.

Sports Why Pogba tight-lipped over United situation
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After France's victory, former United defender Rio Ferdinand said it was "down to Jose [Mourinho] to unlock this Pogba we saw at the World Cup because he was responsible, he stood up to a lot of hard tests in midfield, and was a talisman for this team".

Sports England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs
Author: 0 England v India: Hosts win second Test by innings and 159 runs

James Anderson (4-23) once again toyed with the opposition, taking his match tally to nine, and equally effective was Stuart Broad (4-44). In both the innings of the second test, the wicket-keeper batsman was guilty of throwing away his wicket by playing the loose shots.

Author: 0 Ronaldo nets first Juventus goal in friendly against B team

Juventus fans gathering to watch the five-time Ballon d'Or victor at Villar Perosa - in a rural area of Piedmont in northern Italy - held up banners. July visits to the club museum shot up 15 percent compared to previous year, and were almost a third more than in 2016, and the over 29,000 season tickets available to fans have been sold despite a deeply unpopular 30 percent price bump announced before Ronaldo's arrival.

Sports Stylish City spoil Emery's Arsenal bow
Author: 0 Stylish City spoil Emery's Arsenal bow

But Cech was given the nod for his side's opening 2-0 Premier League defeat against champions Manchester City and, although the former Chelsea man struggled on occasions with the ball at his feet, he pulled off fine saves from Raheem Sterling , Aymeric Laporte and Sergio Aguero.

Sports [Match Highlights] Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City - All The Goals & Best Bits
Author: 0 [Match Highlights] Arsenal 0-2 Manchester City - All The Goals & Best Bits

Click on the widget above to listen to the latest Super Sunday podcast . Emery's men struggled to break down a typically solid City back four, which possessed the new centre-back partnership of Laporte and John Stones. But he knows and his agent knows we like him and want him a lot. And we count on him. Well, in Hazard's absence from the Chelsea starting line up at Huddersfield on Saturday, summer signing Jorginho got the chance to prove he also has nerves of steel.

Sports Red Sox’s Betts hits for the cycle, but Jays avoid the sweep
Author: 0 Red Sox’s Betts hits for the cycle, but Jays avoid the sweep

Although Boston (81-35) lost the game, they are still on pace for the best record in franchise history and have an eight-game lead over the New York Yankees in the AL East. After the Orioles broke a 3-3 tie in the top of the seventh on a solo home run by Renato Nunez, the Rays loaded the bases in the bottom of the inning against Cody Carroll (0-1), who walked two in setting up Bauers' two-out hit to right.

Sports England's skilful bowlers leave India facing point of no return
Author: 0 England's skilful bowlers leave India facing point of no return

Having conceded the first-innings lead by 289 runs, India's batting line-up could register only 130 runs in their second innings here to add to their first innings total of 107. James Anderson then took over with the ball. "For the first time in the last five Tests, we were outplayed", said captain Virat Kohli at the post-match presentation.

Sports Lionel Messi breaks Barcelona trophy record with Spanish Super Cup title
Author: 0 Lionel Messi breaks Barcelona trophy record with Spanish Super Cup title

Africa may be unfamiliar surroundings for Barcelona - but they will glimpse the familiar sight of silverware should everything go according to plan against Sevilla . "It has stated that as many non-EU players as desired can be registered, despite the fact that in their last notice for the 18/19 season, only three were due to be permitted, without exception".

Sports Halep beats Stephens to win in Montreal
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The Frenchwoman might have thought she was at a practice session with her team as she took on Maria Sharapova at the Rogers Cup third round, playing a feisty game with smooth, basic strategies to win over the Russian 6-3, 6-2. She seems to have acquired this virtue in her favor from her first round match with Magdalena Rybarikova when she was down a set and crawled back point by point to win two straight sets and win the match.

Sports Christian Atsu features in Newcastle's opening day defeat to Tottenham
Author: 0 Christian Atsu features in Newcastle's opening day defeat to Tottenham

This was an early game previous year, and Spurs got a couple of late goals, but I feel they'll find it hard due to the World Cup. But only captain Hugo Lloris got past that stage as France lifted the trophy - and the goalkeeper can sense his teammates' latest disappointment during the summer has only fuelled their desire for success.

Sports Tony Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies
Author: 0 Tony Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies

The two-time US Open champion followed his record-equalling second-round 63 with a four-under 66 on Saturday, lifting the American to 12 under and two strokes clear of nearest challenger Adam Scott . "It was meant to be that I was the first Aussie to win the Masters and it is hard to get my head around that when I think of everything that went before me".

Sports Should Arsenal be quietly confident against Man City?
Author: 0 Should Arsenal be quietly confident against Man City?

On the teenager, Emery added: "It's his first match here in the Premier League ". Emery and his team certainly had to hit the ground running, as the regular season opener came against an opponent that broke the Premiership records for points, victories, goals, goal differential and title winning margin last season.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo took just eight minutes to score on his Juventus debut
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo took just eight minutes to score on his Juventus debut

But with the extra excitement of being within touching distance of Ronaldo , the supporters couldn't wait and the match was called off 20 minutes before the full 90. "With the arrival of Ronaldo our expectations are higher for the Champions League". The chants of "Cristiano, Cristiano" had barely died down when the five-times Ballon d'Or victor provoked Juve's second by forcing the unfortunate youth team defender Riccardo Cappellini to poke past his own goalkeeper three minutes later.

Sports Djokovic beats Polansky, Del Potro withdraws from Rogers Cup
Author: 0 Djokovic beats Polansky, Del Potro withdraws from Rogers Cup

American Frances Tiafoe beat Raonic 7-6 (7/4), 4-6, 6-1 in a match hit by a weather interruption of more than two and a half hours. Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday afternoon in third-round play at the Rogers Cup.

Sports Iheanacho vows to lift Leicester City starting against Manchester United
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Puel outlined some of the qualities he thought made Maguire of interest to United. In a post on Instagram , he wrote: "I want to thank everybody at @liverpoolfc for welcoming me into the family and being there for me through the tough and the good times, I wish you all the success in the future and I'll miss you all".

Sports Chelsea, Real Madrid agree to Thibaut Courtois deal
Author: 0 Chelsea, Real Madrid agree to Thibaut Courtois deal

The deal sheet for the loan agreement was submitted to the Premier League before the 5 p.m. deadline on Thursday, giving Everton and Chelsea extra time to finalise the details. The France global spent last season on loan to Stoke City , but was left out of Chelsea's pre-season trip to Australia due to injury. It looks like Mourinho is keen to be reunited with Zouma at Old Trafford but it remains to be seen whether Chelsea will agree to sell to Manchester United or pursue a loan ...

Sports Former Brazil Striker Ronaldo Hospitalised With Pneumonia In Spain
Author: 0 Former Brazil Striker Ronaldo Hospitalised With Pneumonia In Spain

Ronaldo Nazario was admitted to hospital in Ibiza to be treated for pneumonia , with the former Brazil and Real Madrid great set to be discharged on Monday. Pneumonia is swelling of the tissue in one or both lungs and is usually caused by a bacterial infection. He picked up the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world in 1997 and 2002.

Sports Woodland clings to PGA lead after Kisner, Kopeka flirt with history
Author: 0 Woodland clings to PGA lead after Kisner, Kopeka flirt with history

The greens would be slightly smoother, the course slightly longer, the approach unchanged - see flag, aim at flag. Woodland would rather be leading, but in some ways it might be less pressure coming from behind. "I just have to make birdies". He'll be around for two more days of golf . Kisner is not. He relies more on a clean hit with his irons and a great short game.

Sports Arsenal v Man. City: Emery sets sight on Pep's squad
Author: 0 Arsenal v Man. City: Emery sets sight on Pep's squad

It is a Super Sunday clash that will see the defending champions travel to the Emirates Stadium . This could be a rude welcome to Unai Emery's first match in charge Arsenal . Manchester City sent a remarkable 16 players to the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer, seven of whom made it to the semi-finals or beyond, meaning the U.S.

Sports Trump Tells NFL Anthem Kneelers to 'Be Happy, Be Cool!'
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Earlier today President Trump took to Twitter to once again criticize NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem as a protest against racial discrimination in the United States. "Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their "outrage" at something that majority are unable to define". Stand proudly for your National Anthem or be Suspended Without Pay! Most of that money goes to the players anyway.

Sports Positive Update On Ramsey Ahead Of Premier League Opener
Author: 0 Positive Update On Ramsey Ahead Of Premier League Opener

The early summer transfer deadline in the Premier League sparked a drop in spending for the first time since 2010. The Premier League gets underway this weekend after an 89 day absence and much emphasis will be on the game between Arsenal and Manchester City that takes place on Sunday afternoon.

Sports Signings have not improved United, claims Mourinho
Author: 0 Signings have not improved United, claims Mourinho

After France's victory, former United defender Rio Ferdinand said it was "down to Jose [Mourinho] to unlock this Pogba we saw at the World Cup because he was responsible, he stood up to a lot of hard tests in midfield, and was a talisman for this team".