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Slovenia beat Serbia and won their first Eurobasket

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Djordjevic responded by taking out his 2.21-meter (7-foot-3) center Boban Marjanovic of the Detroit Pistons in favor of more mobile players, who managed to slow down the pace in the third quarter at the 16,000-seat Sinan Erdem arena. They won all nine of their games in the tournament and were the ones who knocked out defending champions Spain in the semifinals. Pau Gasol finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds; his little brother Marc helped him with 25 points. Read More »

Martial was not Man United's penalty taker against Everton - Mourinho

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ROMELU Lukaku scored against his old club as Manchester United ruined Wayne Rooney's return to Old Trafford with a 4-0 win over struggling Everton . Juan Mata stresses that Manchester United "have not won anything yet", as he urges his teammates to remain grounded following their impressive Premier League start. Read More »

CM Chandrababu Naidu applauds PV Sindhu for wining Korea Open title

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The champion player is now playing the SIYOL victor Korea open badminton shop where in she has got won over Japan player Nozomi Okuhara. With this win, Sindhu clinched her third Superseries title. Though the Japanese put up a great contest and fight, Sindhu always maintained a good amount lead throughout the final game which helped her immensely. Read More »

Canelo Alvarez ready to show 'how a true Mexican fights'

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Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) will now be fighting as a full-fledged 160-pound middleweight after his lopsided unanimous decision victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The fight with Cotto represents arguably the Mexican's biggest victory and saw him claim the vacant WBC world middleweight title. "I don't care who is in front of me", Diaz said, via espn.com . Read More »

Friend Kohli and Mentor Dhoni are my guiding lights, says Yuzi Chahal

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Clarke predicted a 3-2 series win for Australia , who are narrowly ahead of Virat Kohli's charges on the rankings. And Clarke believes those achievements highlight clearly the field in which each man excels. At the moment, Kohli's team is winning. In the Test series Kohli had expressed his displeasure after Smith looked up to his dressing room while deciding whether to review his lbw dismissal in the Bangalore match, and a war of words erupted between the two captains. Read More »

Pep: Why Man City Failed To Sign Sanchez

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Guardiola said of Kompany: "He had a little problem in his calf". And Bravo, who was hoping to play alongside his global team-mate at club level, revealed: "We were talking in Chile". "I wouldn't have wanted to play for a reason like this, an injury to a team-mate, but you always have to be prepared". City are believed to be one of the five clubs who voted against a proposal to shut the close-season transfer window in England before the start of the season, which was voted through by ... Read More »

Frank Lampard expects Christian Eriksen to step up against Borussia Dortmund

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Pochettino, whose Tottenham side crashed out of the competition at the group stage in 2016-17, also believes that an obsession with winning the Premier League is to blame for holding English teams back. "Last season was our first experience of the Champions League ". "When you are here (in England), the Premier League is the main competition for every player". Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs. Kevin Anderson

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Curren had adopted American citizenship by the time he succumbed to teenager Boris Becker in the Wimbledon final the following year. So far, he has won 15 Grand Slam titles and has the opportunity to clinch his 16 at the expense of Anderson. Read More »

Froome retains Vuelta red jersey

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Colombian Miguel Angel Lopez was 27 seconds back in second with Nibali snatching third from Froome as they both finished 31 seconds behind Majka. Lopez then set off on his own to pass breakaway rider Adam Yates and power his way to the summit finish at Alto Hoya de la Mora. Read More »

Patriots trade QB Jacoby Brissett for Colts WR Phillip Dorsett

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Sure, New England lost Julian Edelman to a season-ending knee injury. See how Twitter reacted to the trade. He completed 34-of-55 passes for 400 yards. Brissett joined the team as a third-round pick in 2016. Last year, he accounted for a career high three sacks and one forced fumble and recovery. They also are exceptionally deep at receiver, especially since undrafted rookie Austin Carr impressed in camp and the preseason. Read More »

LSU defense smothers BYU in 27-0 win

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The Cougars had just negative-5 yards rushing. Perhaps now LSU fans can have some closure after January 9, 2012? Then after Mangum underthrew his receiver and got picked off by Andraez Williams, the Tigers marched 65 yards downfield and Guice scored his second touchown of the game from one yard out to make it 14-0 at the half. Read More »

Davide Zappacosta joins Chelsea in £23M deal

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Earlier in the day, the Stamford Bridge club completed the signing of Italy worldwide defender Davide Zappacosta from Torino in a deal reportedly worth around £23m. They said " Torino have surrendered to Chelsea " and allowed Davide Zappacosta to leave the club and join them. Technical director Michael Emenalo commented, "Davide is a player of worldwide calibre who Antonio Conte knows well and we have been aware of for some time". Read More »

Jets to trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks

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The Jets made their latest big offseason move - a trade this time - on Friday, when they sent defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson to Seattle. Just over 24 hours from the 53-man roster deadline, the New York Jets and the Seattle Seahawks have pulled off a monster trade. Read More »

Angels acquire slugger Justin Upton from Tigers

The Angels made this trade just before the September 1st deadline so should the Angels make their way into the playoffs Upton will be eligible to play. Upton, who signed a 6-year, $132.75 million contract with the Tigers prior to the 2016 season, would still be owed $88.5 million over the next four seasons. Read More »

Nigeria Set For Cameroon Clash

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Nigeria top the African "group of death" with six points after two rounds, African champions Cameroun have two and Zambia and Algeria one. He has been preferred to Kelechi Iheanacho, who has led the Eagles attack this year and toppled Ighalo as the most expensive Nigeria star when he moved to Leicester City from Manchester City last month. Read More »

Defending US Open champ Kerber humbled by Osaka in first round

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Osaka meanwhile had the confidence to play through her shots, hitting with venom and precision as she went on to register her first ever win against a top 10 player on her 10th attempt. Japanese teenager Osaka produced a superb display at Arthur Ashe Stadium to thrash Kerber 6-3 6-1 in an hour and four minutes. "I think it's just the matches and how I played last year from the beginning and how I'm struggling this year. Read More »

Bangladesh spinners thwart Australia on day one

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Shakib and Tamim combined for 155 runs in a fourth wicket stand before Glenn Maxwell broke through to dismiss the latter. Despite the relatively slow track at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, which was also marking its own landmark of hosting 150 global matches, Australians pacers were able to push the Bangladesh batsmen to the ropes through sheer pace. Read More »

Why Dana White isn't attending Ronda Rousey's wedding

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Still, tonight will be a night of joy for MMA couple, and we here at the Jiu-Jitsu Times wish Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne a long, happy life together. Ronda Rousey is one of the biggest stars in UFC. After she burst onto the scene with a flawless 12-0 start to her career and became famous for her quick knockouts and submissions, Rousey lost her last two fights, one to Holly Holm and one to Amanda Nunes . Read More »

Injured Murray out of US Open

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Tried obviously resting, rehabbing, to try and get myself ready here, " said Murray , who won the 2012 US Open for the first of his three major championships. They were drawn Friday into the same half of the bracket, meaning they could only meet in the semifinals in NY. "I'll definitely make a decision on that in the next few days", Murray said. Read More »

Punches fly during bench-clearing Major League Baseball brawl

The fracas Thursday ignited in the sixth inning when Kahnle threw a ball behind Cabrera, resulting in Kahnle and Girardi being ejected. Manager Joe Girardi, bench coach Rob Thomson, reliever Tommy Kahnle , outfielder Clint Frazier and first baseman Garrett Cooper were Yankees who received fines. Read More »

Ronaldo named UEFA player of the year for third time

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The Goalkeeper of the Season 2016/17 was given to Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon . Ronaldo won the UEFA award in 2013-2014 and 2015-2016 and in the Champions League last season, where Real defeated Juventus 4-1 in the final, he finished as top scorer with 12 goals. Read More »

Olivier Ntcham wants to face PSG in Champions League group stage

Pot 1: Bayern Munich, Benfica , Chelsea , Juventus , Monaco , Real Madrid , Shakhtar Donetsk , Spartak Moscow . Completed the qualifying stage of the Champions League 2017-2018. Pot one contains the holders and champions of the highest-ranked European nations, while the three remaining pots are seeded by UEFA's co-efficient rankings. Read More »

Barcelona takes legal action against Neymar for not fulfilling his contract

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Spanish Club Barcelona has filed a legal lawsuit against Paris Saint Germaine Striker, Neymar . The 25-year old joined PSG in a world record fee of 222m euro (£200m) after PSG accepted to trigger his release clause . "The club also requests Paris Saint-Germain take on responsibility for the payment of these fees if the player can not do so himself", it said. If the Spanish Super Cup is a determinant, then it could be said that Barcelona are really missing Neymar as they were lost ... Read More »

Kyrgios fells Nadal at Cincinnati

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The crowd briefly turned on Kyrgios when he played a nonchalant shot between his legs, allowing Nadal to finish off an easy victor, prompting boos from spectators who thought it disrespectful. Will it be Dimitrov or Kyrgios who takes home the Rookwood Cup? "I could have done a few things better". Kyrgios , who ousted Monday's new world number one Rafael Nadal in the quarter-finals, has not won an ATP title since taking his third previous year in Tokyo. Read More »