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Although these are somewhat fair comments on the situation, Wijnaldum may actually be a brilliant buy. In his debut season, he scored 11 goals for the Magpies and created five more for his teammates in the Premier League . Wijnaldum is Liverpool's seventh signing of the summer. The one-year deal, which is subject to global clearance, has been announced by the Premier League outfit on their official website.
  • Klopp: Sakho sent home for disrespecting team rules

    Klopp: Sakho sent home for disrespecting team rules

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    Klopp explained that Sakho had been late for the flight to America, had missed a session and had also been late for a meal, but played down the suggestions that his future at the club could be in doubt. Ah, it was you! The Reds did not comment on the reasons for Sakho's departure from California on Tuesday. All they confirmed was the basic detail that he is continuing his rehabilitation at their Melwood training base and is working towards a return to playing.
  • Staples Center Crowd Boos Kevin Durant During Team USA Game

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    Collective scoring aside, the most impressive aspect of Team USA's Sunday night showcase was how seamlessly the unit gelled as a whole. Kevin Durant poses for a photo with his jersey during a press conference after signing with the Golden State Warriors at the Warriors Practice Facility.
  • IOC: Russian Sports Minister to be denied 2016 Rio Olympics accreditation

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    Given this finding, The Age believes there should be a complete ban on every Russian athlete competing in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. That includes Mutko, who has denied that the government directed the doping programme, and he later Tuesday told the Interfax news agency that he was hoping for a "reasonable" decision from the International Olympic Committee on Russia's participation in Rio.
  • Russian fencing, volleyball and triathlon cleared for competing in 2016 Rio Olympics

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    He slammed the broader decision to exclude some Russian athletes from the Games over bombshell revelations of state-sponsored doping. "None of the six Russian triathletes (three men, three women) that have qualified for 2016 Olympics are included in the McLaren report, nor have any of them served suspensions or bans for failed doping tests", the ITU said in a statement .
  • Jason Day out to defend his PGA championship

    Jason Day out to defend his PGA championship

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    The 2014 victor Rory McIlroy and 2015 victor Jason Day are both listed at +900 odds while Jordan Spieth is listed at +1400 after struggling in each of his last two major appearances. Golf Channel posted a picture on Twitter showing the flight tracker of the longest drive shots but for one unlucky golfer, whose identity remains unknown, they pulled their shot way left into the trees.
  • Two College Football Players Killed

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    Meyer and Brown arrived at the Meyer home first and called the others to see where they were. Rightfully so. He made everyone around him better. The punter would have been a senior this year for the Huskers. "I had to redress it for him this morning". Police said both Sadler and Foltz were pronounced dead at the scene. In 2015, he was voted the Eddelman-Fields Big Ten Punter of the Year and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection.
  • Man Utd target Paul Pogba not worth £86m, says Paul Scholes

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    Scholes, who is now playing in a five-a-side tournament in India, is not convinced it would be a good investment on United's part, even though he rated Pogba when they briefly played together at United five years ago. "We are calm, we know the profile of the player we want and we have three faces to fill that profile". "He was a very talented player, I played with him quite a lot", Scholes said .
  • Pep Guardiola: This Is How I'll Treat Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho

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    City boss Pep Guardiola and United manager Jose Mourinho share concerns about the pitch and are anxious about their players picking up injuries. Heavy rain has made the pitch in Beijing unplayable, and a statement on the United website confirmed what would have been the first Manchester derby outside the UK had been postponed.
  • Maryland's DJ Durkin learns from Jim Harbaugh to be himself

    Maryland's DJ Durkin learns from Jim Harbaugh to be himself

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    What followed was dubbed the Game of the Century and in the opinion of most, correctly so. One rumor had Jim Harbaugh's ego being invited to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. "Our goal is to win our next game, and that's the University of Hawaii (Sept. 3)". That was painful. That physically hurt. While Michigan players didn't exactly embrace those expectations, they didn't shy too far away from them, either.
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers new owners look towards Steve Bruce

    Wolverhampton Wanderers new owners look towards Steve Bruce

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    Hull City were shocked recently after Steve Bruce suddenly resigned from his post as manager of the club and things are looking bleak for the Tigers ahead of the upcoming Premier League campaign. I have thoroughly enjoyed the last four years and you have played a big part in that. It is rare for a manager to have the backing I've had from fans.
  • Narsingh fails second dope test, food supplements found to be clean

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    The 26-year-old, Narsingh Yadav, India's choice for Rio Olympic wrestling was trapped in a "dope" charge recently and he may have lost the chance to compete in the famous worldwide competition. The 26-year-old tainted grappler, who bagged the quota in the 74kg category with a bronze medal finish in last year's World Championships, will be appearing before a NADA panel later this week for final hearing.
  • Investors Find out Nintendo Didn't Make Pokémon Go, Shares Drop

    Investors Find out Nintendo Didn't Make Pokémon Go, Shares Drop

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    The Pokémon Company , in which Nintendo has 32% of the voting power, is getting a licensing fee as well as compensation for collaboration in the development and operations of the app. While Gamasutra occasionally reports on changes in the financial markets if they seem like something game developers would be interested in, such shifts should always be taken with a grain of salt.
  • Team USA routs China 106-57 in friendly: Takeaways from the domination

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    But Durant, and his new Golden State teammate Klay Thompson , needed exactly four possessions to erase any developing fear and send the exhibition on its way to the laughable rout everyone anticipated. "There's a willingness from these guys to work on anything we need and to work hard", coach Mike Krzyzewski said . "We're really growing together as a group".
  • Modest Increase in Pending Home Sales, NE Leads

    Modest Increase in Pending Home Sales, NE Leads

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    NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said inventory shortages are being felt in all regions except for the Northeast. The South saw the PHSI decrease 0.6 percent to 125.9. "This will hopefully open the door for first-time buyers, who made some progress last month but are still buying homes at a subpar level even as rents increase at rates not seen since before the downturn".
  • Tour de France: Sir Dave Brailsford can't wait for 2017 title defence

    Tour de France: Sir Dave Brailsford can't wait for 2017 title defence

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    Sky's budget has also been attributed to its success with the likes of Tinkoff team owner Oleg Tinkov venturing to say it effectively gives the outfit the power to sign the best of its competition. It's always special. As a kid you always dream of finishing the Tour de France, let alone being part of a team that has won it. Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, Slovakia's Peter Sag ...
  • Volleyball body wants names of 10 Russians mentioned in WADA report

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    The Soviet Union boycotted the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, retaliating for the United States-led boycott of the 1980 Games in Moscow following the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The Russian attempting to become arguably the greatest female athlete of all time will find out today whether she has been handed an Olympic lifeline.
  • Powerful Quotes by Women at the Democratic National Convention

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    Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.
  • Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

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    Both beloved among their respective fan bases, the news of the accident reverberated into the conference's official opening to the 2016 season. Nebraska coach Mike Riley was scheduled to address the media on Monday along with players Tommy Armstrong Jr., Josh Banderas and Jordan Westerkamp .
  • Kevin Durant, Draymond Green booed by LA crowd at US-China game

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    His Golden State Warriors teammate Klay Thompson scored 17 points and went 4-for-8 from three-point range, improving upon a poor shooting performance against Argentina. But Sunday's result showed how much work China have left to do-and how heavily favored the United States must be to capture another Olympic crown. Durant played very well in the game, too, leading all scorers 19 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 18 minutes.
  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes misses third Test against Pakistan

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    He underwent knee surgery after hurting himself during the first Test against Sri Lanka in May and after missing the two subsequent matches in that series victory and the limited overs matches that followed , he returned for the first time at Old Trafford only to break down again.
  • Costa: Chelsea Can't Be Worse Than Last Season

    Costa: Chelsea Can't Be Worse Than Last Season

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    Premier League 2 will remain a league of two divisions: Premier League 2, Division 1 and Premier League 2, Division 2. Diego Costa admits Chelsea hit rock bottom last season and says all the players are determined to make amends. Instead of going out and signing huge names like their cross town rivals City is spending money on lesser names, yet still spending nonetheless. Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to win the International Champions Cup - despite acknowledging the games do not ...
  • Salman Khan's Sultan inspire youths to join akhadas

    Salman Khan's Sultan inspire youths to join akhadas

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    The film's business is expected to increase in the weekend as there is no major hindi film that has released alongside the Rajinikanth starrer. Don't try, as you can't even think about as if it has crossed 500Crores worldwide overseas. Sultan is the first movie of the Bollywood which bang the box office in a huge manner. Today is the 22nd day of the movie. The movie was released on 22 July on 3200 screens in India.
  • Cubs Reportedly Acquire Aroldis Chapman from The Yankees, But Why?

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    Nova also wouldn't come with a particularly steep price tag, as the scout believes the Yankees only would fetch a "mid-level prospect" for the Dominican Republic native. "I shared with him the high expectations we set for our players and staff both on and off the field," Ricketts said in a statement. Looking back, I feel I have learned from this matter and have grown as a person.
  • "The Bachelorette" Recap: JoJo Picks Her Final Two

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    Evan and Derek both join the Chad conversation when Wells cuts them off with the most Wells sentence you could ever imagine: "He's like Voldemort". They shouldn't necessarily be the star of the next series. Chad also explained his motivation behind trying to intimidate Jordan Rodgers by telling him that he would find him at his home after the show was over.
  • Russia's fencing team cleared to compete at Rio Olympics

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    All samples collected from Russian swimmers at the 2015 world championships are being re-tested. "This will help avoiding possible speculations that athletes had a possibility of resorting to banned substances while the activities of the anti-doping laboratory on the territory of Russian Federation were suspended and they were preparing for the Olympic Games at that time", the FIE President stated in December.
  • Olympics: Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson dazzle as Team USA crushes China

    Olympics: Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson dazzle as Team USA crushes China

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    For the second straight game, Kevin Durant led all players in scoring with 19 points on 81 percent shooting from the field including 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. He said the minutes eventually won't be distributed as evenly as they were in the first two games but he's waiting to see how well different combinations mesh.
  • US five routs China in pre-Rio encounter

    US five routs China in pre-Rio encounter

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    DeMar DeRozan , DeAndre Jordan , DeMarcus Cousins and Kyrie Irving all scored in double figures for Team USA, who led by 13 points after the first quarter and never looked back. The game never became closer, with U.S. jumping out to a lead as big as 50 before locking up the 49-point win, barely covering the 48.5 spread given by Vegas prior to the game.
  • Women's Eight in Olympic rowing after Russian ban

    Women's Eight in Olympic rowing after Russian ban

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    That prompted a sigh of relief in Moscow where President Vladimir Putin had spoken of a possible schism in the Olympic movement and complained of what he said was growing Cold War-style political interference in sport. It said in a statement that Russian Federation had qualified five boats and entered 26 rowers and two cox for the Olympic Games. Today's decision was based on the reliability of athlete's worldwide doping samples linked to Richard McLaren's WADA report, which detailing ...
  • Olympics: 22 of 28 Russian rowers banned from Rio Games

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    One of the key whistleblowers in exposing state-run doping in Russian Federation has warned Olympic bosses they risk scaring others from coming forward by banning her from Rio 2016. Russian athletes wishing to compete at the Games have to adhere to a strict set of criteria, including being subjected to a "rigorous anti-doping programme".