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Pittsburgh Pirates Acquire Sean Rodriguez from Braves for Connor Joe

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Rodriguez appeared in just 15 games for the Braves this season, hitting.162 with two home runs and three RBI. Add to the fact that Sean Rodriguez played with the Pirates for the last two seasons before signing with the Braves this offseason, and he will be very comfortable stepping in and contributing for the Pirates if and when they need him. Read More »

Vikings sign Linval Joseph to contract extension

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Under his old deal, Joseph was set to become a free agent after the 2018 season with $6.85 million cap hits each of the next two seasons. Joseph anchors the middle of a strong Minnesota defense as the nose tackle, and he excels at taking on multiple blockers to open lanes for pass-rushers such as Anthony Barr and Brian Robison. Read More »

Football: Neymar completes $263M move to PSG

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Neymar completed his historic move from Barcelona on Thursday after PSG met his release clause of €222million, a deal that smashes the transfer record previously held by Manchester United's Paul Pogba (€105m). At the same time though, he stressed that he was keen to get down to work on his new challenge in the French capital. He will go from wearing No. Read More »

Burnley's friendly with Hannover abandoned amid crowd trouble at Turf Moor

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The Clarets were leading 1-0 after a 41st-minute header from Ben Mee . With the situation threatening to get out of hand, the match was called off at half-time on police advice. "You can't really tell what's going on from how far away we are, but it didn't look ideal". Burnley are set to offer a full statement on the events that led to the abandonment later on Saturday, following a full debrief. Read More »

Super Rugby: les Crusaders de retour au sommet, neuf ans après

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Menés tout le match, ils ont été proches de renverser la vapeur dans les dernières minutes avec deux essais signés Malcolm Marx (65e) et Corne Fournie (73e). Read, élu meilleur joueur du monde en 2013, remporte son deuxième Super Rugby après 2008. Mais aussi le plaquage sur Jantjies, après un regroupement à l'approche des 22 m néo-zélandais, qui a offert sur un plateau la balle à Seta Tamanivalu (7e). Read More »

2e journée : Pablo Chavarria marque et Reims l'emporte sur Orléans

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Quant aux visiteurs, ils sont classés 10e en concédant leur première défaite de la saison. Le score à la mi-temps est donc en faveur des rémois qui reprennent les choses en main dès la reprise. Mais le score en restera là, 2-0. Efficaces avec deux réalisations sur trois frappes cadrées, les Champenois rejoignent Le Havre en tête du classement. Read More »

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 Results and Medal Table After Friday

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The crowd were incredible. In a speech at the London Stadium, Prince Andrew read a message on behalf of The Queen, in which she apologised for not being there in person to open the games. You got to feel for Uganda's 2014 world U20 champion Joshua Cheptegei and the Kenyan Olympic silver medallist Paul Kipngetich Tanui. The Ugandans and the Kenyans deployed their strategy of "surging" with them alternating the lead pace so as not to allow Farah to get into a rhythm. Read More »

Slick Crusaders march to eighth Super Rugby title

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Flanker Kwagga Smith was sent off by referee Jaco Peyper, for risky play on Crusaders full-back David Havili. "Well done to the Crusaders, they're a champion side - we knew from the beginning that it was never going to be easy", Lions captain Jaco Kriel said. Read More »

MLB Predictions: Will the Tigers upset the Orioles again? 8/4/17

Tillman gave up seven runs (five earned) in Thursday night's two-plus-inning appearance and suffered the loss, which dropped his record to 1-7 and raised his ERA to 8.10. It was Upton's 20th home run of the season and his third grand slam, his second in six days. The home run was his sixth extra-base hit with the Orioles. Read More »

Arsene Wenger hints Man United should not be in the Champions League

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The Community Shield is often disregarded as a nothing game which everyone could really do without so close to the start of a Premier League season, however, if the thought process of one of the most successful managers in recent years is something to go by, and it is, then it could be a hugely important fixture. Read More »

Chelsea star not Barcelona-bound, insists Conte

Antonio Conte believes he is facing the toughest task of his managerial career at Chelsea this season. This also doesn't help when Conte isn't a manager known for his rotation, even at Juventus, and presents a very real challenge for Chelsea coming into next season. Read More »

Surgery is option for injured Dolphins QB Tannehill

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The Dolphins are waiting on more tests before make a decision on Tannehill , but they clearly view Cutler as his replacement. Miami has already reached out to several veteran quarterbacks, according to the Miami Herald . Moore told reporters Friday that he is confident and comfortable in taking over as the starter. "But the building, everyone around me, really supported me throughout that whole process". Read More »

Costa knew in January he had no Chelsea future - Conte

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But those blissful memories have been overshadowed by a troubled close-season that has put the Chelsea manager on edge ahead of Sunday's Community Shield clash with Arsenal at Wembley. "We have to wait". As Antonio has said, I think this is worth repeating, that the decision on Diego was made back in January. "For the rest I can tell my opinion, but then there is the club to make the final decision". Read More »

James Paxton ties Mariners record with seventh consecutive win

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Jason Hammel (5-8, 4.75 ERA) gets the call for Kansas City. Danny Valencia led the team with a pair of sac fly RBIs, while Guillermo Heredia, Jarrod Dyson and Leonys Martin added RBIs in the winning effort for the M's. RED SOX 3, WHITE SOX 2 (11) Mitch Moreland homered with two outs in the 11th inning, lifting the Red Sox to their fourth consecutive victory. Jean Segura went 2 for 4 with a triple while Robinson Cano added a double in the win. Read More »

Milan AC : Ces précisions sur Bonucci et Biglia…

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Les deux protagonistes ne figureraient pas sur la liste UEFA des joueurs appelés à disputer la Ligue Europa et pour cause. 'La Gazzetta' avait même fait savoir que le club lombard devait trouver une solution d'ici le 11 août pour payer les deux transactions. Read More »

Arsenal To Make New £54m Lemar Bid

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L'Equipe claim that the midfielder wants a move to Arsene Wenger's side this summer and a deal is not yet off the table as Monaco are looking at bolstering their options on the flanks. But all attempts by the Gunners to sign him have failed. The winger remains Arsenal's main transfer target, with the Gunners having had bids of £30 million and £40 million rejected. Read More »

New Man United signing tells Jose Mourinho to copy Chelsea

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Mourinho's team then begins the Premier League season at home against West Ham United on August 13. Quoted by the Manchester Evening News , he said: "When we paid that amount for Paul I told that he was not expensive. Chelsea enjoyed great success last term after switching to the new set-up under Antonio Conte at the start of last season as they went on to win the Premier League title. Read More »

Antonio Conte: "Hazard is not for sale"

In the past two years, the managers of the Premier League title-holders - Jose Mourinho, also at Chelsea , and Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri - have been fired after their previously all-conquering teams suddenly slumped down the table. Read More »

Kashmir rebels killed in fighting with Indian troops

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Rebel groups in the "Indian-administered" region have waged a almost three-decade insurgency seeking either independence or a merger with Pakistan that has killed tens of thousands of people, reports VOA. Kashmir, the Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan is claimed by both in full. The anti-India protests and clashes have persisted despite the Indian army chief warning recently that "tough action" would be taken against stone throwers during counterinsurgency operations. Read More »

Lyon : Depay lance un défi à Neymar !

Depay peut déjà prendre une longueur d'avance ce samedi contre Strasbourg (20 heures). L'ancien joueur de Manchester United lui a adressé le message suivant: " Hey Neymar , bienvenue en Ligue 1 Conforama! "J'ai hâte de voir qui marquera le plus de coups francs cette saison - je suis prêt pour le challenge ". Read More »

Neymar a signé au PSG !

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Si Neymar ne jouera donc pas le match aux côtés de ses coéquipiers, le club lui a réservé un accueil en grande pompe, dès 15h45, soit une heure et demie avant le début de la rencontre, prévue à 17h15 . Mais après avoir déboursé 222 millions d'euros pour recruter le Blaugrana, le PSG attend évidemment bien plus de sa star que ce petit numéro! "Nous allons apprendre de lui, de son talent, et réciproquement", s'est de son côté félicité l'entraîneur du Paris SG Unai Emery, qui avait expliqué ... Read More »

Scott McTominay enthusiastic ahead of new season with Manchester United

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Quoted by the Manchester Evening News , he said: "When we paid that amount for Paul I told that he was not expensive". "The plan is to have a good squad, not to have a good team". Mourinho is still in the hunt for Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic but United have thus far failed to prise him away from the Serie A side. Mourinho has suggested in the past few weeks that he wants a player who operates in a similar position to Perisic. Read More »