• England Captain Wayne Rooney Retires From International Competition
England Captain Wayne Rooney Retires From International Competition

Welshman Craig Bellamy, who picked up 78 caps between 1998 and 2013, said England's talent at youth level is obvious, having won the U20 World Cup , and a second successive Toulon Tournament, as well as finishing runners-up in the Euro U17 Championship.

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  • Colin Kaepernick support rally draws hundreds in front of National Football League headquarters
Colin Kaepernick support rally draws hundreds in front of National Football League headquarters

That chaos that comes along with it, it's a lot. "So you'll deal with that situation, you'll deal with that attention, the media aspect of it, the good, the bad attention to it compared to Kaepernick". McCoy shared his views while answering a question about his views about players protesting the anthems. When it comes to distraction, two quarterb...

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  • Kimi Raikkonen: New Ferrari deal doesn't guarantee better results
Kimi Raikkonen: New Ferrari deal doesn't guarantee better results

Vettel, who leads Hamilton in the title race by 14 points as the sport returns to action following its four-week hiatus here in Belgium, is out of contract with Ferrari at the end of the year. "He wouldn't be in the position he's in now, in his team, in terms of how the team operates, if he was here". "As long as I feel myself that I can win ...

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  • Chelsea targeting Ox as part of £100m spree
Chelsea targeting Ox as part of £100m spree

Like Sanchez, Chamberlain's future remains anything but certain - with Chelsea , Liverpool and Manchester United all keen, but again Wenger is trying to convince him to stay. If Chelsea are successful in pulling-off a £100m triple swoop for Oxlade-Chamberlain, Barkley and Drinkwater then it will severely strengthen Conte's midfield and wing-back o...

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  • Indian Supreme Court Rules Against Instant Divorce
Indian Supreme Court Rules Against Instant Divorce

This view was endorsed only by Justice S Abdul Nazeer, thus, making it the minority judgment. The ruling was pronounced on a petition filed two years ago by Shayara Bano, a Muslim woman from Uttarakhand whose husband of 15 years sent her a letter with " talaq " written three times on it and left her.

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  • Ronaldo beats Messi, Buffon to win UEFA Best Player in Europe award
Ronaldo beats Messi, Buffon to win UEFA Best Player in Europe award

The Real Madrid striker beat the other two short-listed candidates, Gianluigi Buffon (Italy, Juventus) and Lionel Messi (Argentina, Barcelona) to the title . Precisely this happened after Ronaldo accepted his latest award on Thursday. I have to say thanks to my team-mates and congratulations to them too.

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  • The Starting 5 | Examining the Cavaliers-Celtics trade from all angles
The Starting 5 | Examining the Cavaliers-Celtics trade from all angles

Irving requested for a trade in July, with sources claiming that the point guard wanted to be in a team where he was the focal point and that Irving no longer wanted to play alongside superstar Lebron James . Boston did not trade that pick for Jimmy Butler or Paul George but traded it for Irving. The 28-year old Thomas was the very last play...

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  • Bortles benched as Jaguars appear to have soured on struggling QB
Bortles benched as Jaguars appear to have soured on struggling QB

Bortles will receive reps with the starting offense. The Jaguars announced Wednesday that Chad Henne , Bortles's backup for the past three seasons, will get the start in a home game against the Panthers. Sorry Bortles, but you have no more excuses, you're just not a good quarterback. Henne and Bortles are now going head-to-head in the Presea...

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  • Maguire in England football squad for World Cup qualifiers
Maguire in England football squad for World Cup qualifiers

Thanks for the memories, Wayne . Maguire, meanwhile, has enjoyed a strong start to the season after impressing for Hull under Marco Silva last term and joining the Foxes in a £17m deal in June. 'For him personally, I am very, very pleased. He's a defender who is comfortable with the ball'. "I thought his (Maguire) performances for Hull were...

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  • Chris Froome extends Vuelta lead as Alexey Lutsenko wins stage 5
Chris Froome extends Vuelta lead as Alexey Lutsenko wins stage 5

On becoming the 100th rider to win a stage on all three Grand Tours, Trentin - who is heading to Orica-Scott for 2018 - said: "I will think about that in the future". Once Rossetto led Rubio over the summit of the long but gradual climb - made harder by a strong headwind - the two leaders managed to extend their lead back to the five-minute mark be...

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  • Jon Jones Stripped of Title!
Jon Jones Stripped of Title!

He was pulled from UFC 200 in July 2016, where he was scheduled as the headliner against Cormier . White acknowledged Jones' failed drug test. As a result, Jones has been stripped of his UFC light heavyweight belt . "I don't know what to say - and I always know what to say". "Let's see what happens with all of this but I truly believe Jon is ...

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  • Coutinho Seeking Clear the Air Talks with Liverpool as Barca Hopes Fade
Coutinho Seeking Clear the Air Talks with Liverpool as Barca Hopes Fade

However, just when it seemed that Barcelona had given up on their pursuit of Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho , Sky Sports report that the Blaugrana are preparing a new massive £138m bid for the Brazilian's services. Does he turn up in the real big games? You ask if everything is OK between me and him. "Mane is the man for me". 'Yeah, he ...

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  • Steelers' Le'Veon Bell tweets he'll end holdout, return on September 1
Steelers' Le'Veon Bell tweets he'll end holdout, return on September 1

Assuming that Bell does end his stalemate with the Steelers on September 1, that will give the running back just about one week to learn Pittsburgh's new plays and get ready for the season opener against the Cleveland Browns on September 10.

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  • National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete
National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete

For Sixers rookie point guard Markelle Fultz , it feels his peers are down on his chances to emerge as the best player in the 2017 NBA Draft class-both now and in the long-term future . Ball was then taken second, followed by Jayson Tatum. Despite being the No. 1 overall pick, Fultz didn't receive a ton of love from his peers. In six summer...

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  • Boycott apologises for knighthood joke
Boycott apologises for knighthood joke

It is alleged that Boycott then made a racist remark in relation to improving his own chances of receiving a knighthood. Yesterday Boycott, who played 108 Tests for England , scoring 8,114 runs, apologised on Twitter. "International cricket's pretty tough and in this part of the world, when you are playing against an experienced England side...

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  • Wesley Hoedt: Southampton sign £15m Dutch defender from Lazio
Wesley Hoedt: Southampton sign £15m Dutch defender from Lazio

The 23-year-old Hoedt has signed a five-year deal at St Mary's and is the club's third summer signing. Lazio sporting director Ighli Tare has confirmed that Wesley Hoedt will be joining Southampton . "Wesley is one of the most promising young defenders in Europe and represents a significant addition to our squad", Southampton Vice Chairman...

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  • Giants player rips Browns fans for booing Odell Beckham Jr
Giants player rips Browns fans for booing Odell Beckham Jr

Last week, Jackson said he respected his players' rights to protest issues that are "far bigger than football" if it involved "much thoughtful dialogue" before it was ultimately executed. The second-year CB from Minnesota spoke about the hit after the game. According to Cleveland.com , Boddy-Calhoun said he was actually trying to avoid a fine, m...

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  • Andrew Miller Exits Monday Game With Injury
Andrew Miller Exits Monday Game With Injury

I've already missed 12 days or something like that. "We feel like we're in a playoff game every night in Fenway", Farrell said. Carlos Santana was also forced to leave the game Monday against the Red Sox with lower back tightness. It's just at times, it nearly looks like he's pitching around guys. He did not pitch in the next two games. Hol...

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  • Barcelona sue Neymar for €8.5million
Barcelona sue Neymar for €8.5million

Barcelona has reacted bitterly to his move, first refusing to pay his father (who doubles as his agent) a €25 million (£23 million/$30 million) fee for brokering his original contract extension, then delaying his PSG debut by failing to send his worldwide transfer certificate promptly.

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  • Windies not up to scratch against England, says Holder
Windies not up to scratch against England, says Holder

West Indies , who now have lost both their day-night Tests - previously against Pakistan in UAE - started the third day with a first innings score of 44 for one. 'I'll be 33 in 2019. While the current crop looked wholly ineffective during the first Test, that is completely at odds with the rich history of great West Indian fast bowlers.

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  • Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump's Mar-A-Lago Estate
Charities Are Pulling Their Events From Trump's Mar-A-Lago Estate

The zoo is only the latest group to back out of plans at Mar-a-Lago in the wake of Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville , Va. The organizations planned to host big fundraising galas at Mar-A-Lago, but this week organizers released statements explaining why they've chosen to distance themselves from the venue, Uproxx reports.

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  • Eagles trade OL Matt Tobin to Seahawks
Eagles trade OL Matt Tobin to Seahawks

Tobin was on the roster bubble and their trade indicates the team feels comfortable entering the year with Dillon Gordon as the backup left tackle (he was ahead of Tobin on the depth chart). Halapoulivaati Vaitai is the backup right tackle and the likely swing tackle. Although Tobin was listed as a tackle in the official trade announcement, the 27-...

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  • Arsenal Legend Reveals How Much United Should Bid To Sign Alexis Sanchez
Arsenal Legend Reveals How Much United Should Bid To Sign Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger says that Alexis Sanchez will take time to settle into Arsenal's first team again. Sanchez has missed Arsenal's first two games of the season with an abdominal strain, but Wenger is hoping he will be available at Anfield after returning to full training last week.

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  • Podolski considers legal action over photo error
Podolski considers legal action over photo error

For reasons, they chose to accompany this article with a photo of Podolski messing around on a jet-ski during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil... Mere days after Steve Bannon returned at the helm, the far-right website Breitbart seemed to identify German worldwide soccer star Lukas Podolski as some sort of human trafficking victim .

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  • Garbine Muguruza, Grigor Dimitrov Win 1st Cincinnati Titles
Garbine Muguruza, Grigor Dimitrov Win 1st Cincinnati Titles

When it ended, Muguruza congratulated Halep and walked around the court, smiling. "I also played very well", Muguruza said. The 23-year-old doesn't feel under any additional pressure due to the expectation but she admits being considered a favourite doesn't mean she is guaranteed a successful tournament in NY in the final Grand Slam of the year.

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  • BMW M5: See The Changes Side-By-Side
BMW M5: See The Changes Side-By-Side

Vehicle and Driver has more about the superpowered sedan-I'll leave the details to the auto experts-and we'll be able to virtually drive it when Need for Speed Payback releases November 10 on Origin. The new BMW M5 comes as standard with polished 19-inch light-alloy wheels (front: 9.5 x 19, rear: 10.5 x 19) in Orbit Grey and M-specific tyres (f...

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  • Burnley sign Chris Wood from Leeds for club-record fee
Burnley sign Chris Wood from Leeds for club-record fee

Wood was the leading scorer in the Championship last season, having scored 27 goals for Leeds United. "This is a club that wants to stay in the Premier League for years to come and it's going that way". The 25-year old explained to Burnley's website that the lure of the top flight was too hard to turn down. "Coming here I feel I've got...

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  • Trump Evangelical Board Member Resigns Over 'Conflict in Values'
Trump Evangelical Board Member Resigns Over 'Conflict in Values'

Let's talk about that with NPR's Tom Gjelten, who covers religion. Of course not. Now is when President Trump needs them most, and it is very wrong to assume that their public silence reflects their private silence. GREENE: OK. So he explained there why he wouldn't resign. Christopher Stroop‏ , a former evangelical, thinks there's only one ...

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  • West Indies set to tour Pakistan in November for T20s
West Indies set to tour Pakistan in November for T20s

The playing group will be coached by former Zimbabwe batsman and current ECB's director Andy Flower , who also selected the squad, and is scheduled to head to Dubai for a week-long camp before flying to Lahore , with the series to begin on September 10.

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  • Charlie Nicholas provides his Manchester City v Everton RequestABet
Charlie Nicholas provides his Manchester City v Everton RequestABet

Gareth Southgate-coached England football team take on Scotland with an eye on topping Group F of the European World Cup qualifiers and seal a direct FIFA World Cup 2018 berth. Only Alan Shearer (11) has scored more goals against Manchester City in the Premier League than Wayne Rooney (8). Ilkay Gundogan is closing on his return from an...

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  • United States launches probe into China's IP practices
United States launches probe into China's IP practices

The probe is the administration's first direct measure against Chinese trade practices, which the White House and US business groups say are bruising American industry. The newspaper said that investigating China's infringements on intellectual property rights, the United States will correct a trade imbalance and at the same time, intensify pressur...

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  • Birmingham to land two Arsenal stars on loan
Birmingham to land two Arsenal stars on loan

Former England worldwide Jenkinson, 25, has been surplus to requirements at Arsenal and played just five games for the Gunners last season. Meanwhile, 21-year-old Bramall joined Arsenal from non-league Hednesford Town last January but is yet to make a first-team appearance for the North Londoners.

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  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign new Manchester United contract
Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign new Manchester United contract

In case you didn't know. . Zlatan Ibrahimovic , who netted 28 goals for Jose Mourinho's men last season but missed the Europa League final with a cruciate ligament injury to his right knee, showed he is in fine fettle by posting a video on Instagram of some smooth martial arts moves.

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  • Neymar hits out at Barca board
Neymar hits out at Barca board

Neymar was elated after his first Paris Saint-Germain appearance at the Parc des Princes ended in a phenomenal 6-2 victory over Toulouse on Sunday, but thinks he can improve. Neymar then produced an incredible assist for Layvin Kurzawa from a corner, with the full-back volleying home superbly. "I'm very happy with the supporters, the performa...

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  • Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho pinpoints Wayne Rooney as main Everton threat
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho pinpoints Wayne Rooney as main Everton threat

Now, they travel to the Etihad Stadium for their toughest test of the campaign so far. "He (Evans) is a player for West Brom ". Manchester City and Everton debuted with low-scoring wins in their English Premier League debuts this past week.

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