• Giants, Odell Beckham agree to five-year, $95 million extension

    Giants, Odell Beckham agree to five-year, $95 million extension

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    Antonio Brown's $17 million per year average and Mike Evans' $55 million in total guaranteed money were the top benchmarks at the receiver position. Beckham's Giants teammates were happy for him too: fellow receiver Sterling Shepard posted an Instagram story of the two of them dancing to The O'Jays classic "For the Love of Money".
  • Serena plays down on Roland Garros catsuit red card

    Serena plays down on Roland Garros catsuit red card

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    During the French Open, Serena Williams was fierce on the tennis court as she competed in a Nike catsuit . She got through the match then but the French Tennis Federation (FTF) has condemned the dress and is making sure no such incident is repeated again.
  • Ranked Halep crashes out of US Open first round

    Ranked Halep crashes out of US Open first round

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    Last year, the U.S. Open began with eighth players vying for the No. 1 ranking. Across all Grand Slams, top seeds had lost in the first round only five times before Halep. She struggled throughout Monday's match with Kanepi and coughed up 28 unforced errors. Frustration for Halep boiled over in the second game of the second set when she smashed her racket on the court, earning a racket abuse warning from the chair umpire.
  • Donald Trump Defends Tiger Woods After Golfer’s Comments About Relationship

    Donald Trump Defends Tiger Woods After Golfer’s Comments About Relationship

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    He responded by basically punting on the question in polite fashion. Trump came to Wood's defense after a reporter last week asked the golf legend about his relationship with the president. Woods has played some great golf this year, but he didn't this weekend. We've had dinner together. Reporters have long tried to pin down Woods about his politics, a topic the 14-time major-championship victor does not spend much time discussing.
  • Pats Cut Ties With Rutgers Football Legend Kenny Britt

    Pats Cut Ties With Rutgers Football Legend Kenny Britt

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    But things appear to be thawing. Guerrero, who has served as Brady's personal trainer for the past few years, has been scrutinized for his unconventional training methods. According to NFL Media's Mike Giardi , Guerrero is on the Patriots' team plane to Carolina for their first away game of the 2018 season. But Guerrero won't be on the sideline .
  • Hamilton wonders about 'trick' Ferrari

    Hamilton wonders about 'trick' Ferrari

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    Mercedes will have to throw everything at Monza next weekend for Ferrari not to win, as the Italians' home race will prove to be a tricky one for Mercedes, who typically struggle on the track. The heavy crash at the start happened when Hulkenberg bumped into the back of Alonso, sending Alonso's McLaren spinning and then flying up in the air.
  • French Open bans Serena Williams from wearing 'warrior princess' catsuit

    French Open bans Serena Williams from wearing 'warrior princess' catsuit

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    Billie Jean King ripped the decision, calling it the "policing of women's bodies" and that it was the French Tennis Federation that was being disrespectful. The (French Federation) president, he's been really awesome. Besides allowing Williams to feel like a queen from Black Panther's fictional Wakanda, she said the fitted suit was created to protect her against blood clots.
  • Fans Happy With India's Big Win Over England

    Fans Happy With India's Big Win Over England

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    If we didn't believe in ourselves, the scoreline wouldn't have been 2-1 now. Scoring 16 and 13 respectively at Trent Bridge, the Yorkshireman continues to struggle with the bat - arguably Root's finest asset - after shrewd guidance in the opening Test and winning the toss at Lords.
  • Viewers hit out as Logan Paul YouTube boxing match declared a draw

    Viewers hit out as Logan Paul YouTube boxing match declared a draw

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    KSI may have already earned a cool £80 million from his fight with Logan Paul , after over 750,000 tuned in on YouTube. Some viewers who paid £7.50 to watch vented their anger at the result on Twitter. It didn't matter. KSI was unfazed, ensuring that he stuck to his game plan. Their bout was the headline act on a night where a number of YouTube personalities were toe to toe in the ring.
  • Racing Point UK acquires Force India Formula One Team

    Racing Point UK acquires Force India Formula One Team

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    Williams Martini Racing's Lance Stroll says there's nothing guaranteed whether he'll will see out the season with his current team . We are a new entrant and we start from zero. "The chassis name remains Force India ", he told reporters at the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday. The team have been stripped of all the Constructor Championship points they previously earned this season but have immediately rejoined the series with a new name and new management group.
  • Mesut Ozil's future in doubt after screaming at Unai Emery

    Mesut Ozil's future in doubt after screaming at Unai Emery

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    I don't know how I can explain in English. When pressed on the type of illness Ozil is suffering from, Emery responded (via Arsenal's official website ): When you are sick... "We need to improve tactical things and earn the confidence for the players after two defeats". "We are very unlucky to concede that own goal that put Arsenal on top.
  • Hamilton faces trick questions after Spa defeat

    Hamilton faces trick questions after Spa defeat

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    New Zealand's Toro Rosso driver, Brendon Hartley, missed out on the points again on Monday (NZT), finishing 14th, a disappointing effort after he had qualified 11th and survived the opening lap carnage. Asked if he was implying his rivals were cheating, Hamilton said: 'I don't know what is on their vehicle, so I can't tell you either way'. "Looking forward to going to Italy as obviously I spend some time there, but racing in Italy is special for us".
  • Jemele Hill reportedly leaving ESPN

    Jemele Hill reportedly leaving ESPN

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    James Miller , noted for his book on ESPN, tweeted that the split was "amicable". Since then, she has become a face of what some observers consider ESPN's "liberal bias". ESPN reportedly bought out Hill's network contract for $2.5 million. Jemele Hill , the outspoken sports journalist and commentator who drew ESPN into a hot controversy a year ago when she took to social media to call President Donald Trump a "white supremacist", will leave the network at the start of September, according ...
  • Dembele, Griezmann give Barcelona and Atletico narrow wins in La Liga

    Dembele, Griezmann give Barcelona and Atletico narrow wins in La Liga

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    On a newly-laid pitch that began cutting up in the warmup, a number of Barca players were left visibly frustrated as they struggled to impose their usual passing style. La Liga president Javier Tebas tweeted after the match to say the turf "did not meet the minimum conditions required", adding that the league planned on opening a disciplinary file.
  • Carson Wentz still not cleared for contact

    Carson Wentz still not cleared for contact

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    After that, they'll host the Atlanta Falcons in the Thursday Night Football opener. In the fourth preseason game, many starter will rest, so this was their last opportunity to prove something to their coaches before the Browns kick off the regular season against the Steelers Sept.
  • Hughton rues Brighton's missed opportunity at Liverpool

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    Mohamed Salah's 23rd-minute strike was enough to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win over a dogged Brighton and Hove Albion and give them an early top spot in the Premier League with three wins out of three. They were 3/1 before kick-off on Merseyside and are now as short as 5/1 in most places, as a newly-re enforced squad seems to be better equipped for a tilt at the title than they were when fading in behind the blistering pace set by the runaway Champions City.
  • Serena Williams No Longer Allowed To Wear Black Catsuit At French Open

    Serena Williams No Longer Allowed To Wear Black Catsuit At French Open

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    Since then there's been a shockingly lopsided loss to Johanna Konta in San Jose and a second-round exit in Cincinnati, but Williams said that she's trying not to get down on herself as the breakthrough victory fails to materialize. The [French Federation] president , he's been really wonderful. It's being reported that stricter dress code has been instituted ahead of this year's tournament, with Serena merely posing as the first of many casualties.
  • Van Dijk can become Liverpool’s new Hansen, says Jamie Carragher

    Van Dijk can become Liverpool’s new Hansen, says Jamie Carragher

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    The Reds are now the only side in the Premier League to have kept two clean sheets from as many games, further indicating just how influential Van Dijk has been in recent times. According to the Daily Mail , they looked at three centre-backs last summer after the deal for Van Dijk fell through. Van Dijk's importance to the Reds' defensive unit has, once again, been brought into the spotlight and Klopp has suggested that the £75 million paid for Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is ...
  • Liverpool outcast Karius completes Besiktas loan move

    Liverpool outcast Karius completes Besiktas loan move

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    Shortly after the video was taken down, it was confirmed by Liverpool that the move had gone through. The Reds released a statement confirming the move, after Besiktas' social media team appeared to jump the gun by posting an image of the German stopper on Twitter on Friday .
  • Rule changes for shot clock, clear-path fouls expected

    Rule changes for shot clock, clear-path fouls expected

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    There are a couple of reasons why this change could be made. The Board of Governors will meet on September 20-21 and these meaasures need two-thirds approval to pass. In the event of a clear-path foul, the team will be given two free throws and possession of the ball on the sideline closest to where the foul took place.
  • Ronaldo reacts in disbelief to miss before Mandzukic goal

    Ronaldo reacts in disbelief to miss before Mandzukic goal

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    Several times during the match against Lazio , Ronaldo found himself having to battle against Wallace, Stephan Radu and Acerbi to win headers. Sami Khedira hit the post inside the opening 20 minutes when the ball ran away from Ronaldo in the area, before Federico Bernardeschi cut in from the right to draw a superb stop from Thomas Strakosha with a teasing curler.
  • French Open Bans Serena Williams’ Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit

    French Open Bans Serena Williams’ Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit

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    French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli singled out Williams' celebrated outfit from last year's tourney, Associated Press reported, citing Tennis Magazine . When asked if she understood what Giudicelli might have meant when he spoke about respect, Williams demurred. More than just a fashion statement, the full-length, skin-tight outfit is created to protect against blood clots after the American revealed doctors had found a haematoma - a swelling of clotted blood ...
  • Johnson and Koepka in the mix at Northern Trust

    Johnson and Koepka in the mix at Northern Trust

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    The Northern Trust is the first of four FedEx Cup playoff events. He made one eagle, had a good look at another and shot a 5-under 66 to join Jamie Lovemark , Vaughn Taylor and Kevin Tway atop the leaderboard . "If I'm at home and it's not on Sky (Sports), then I probably won't go out of my way to watch it". "I think they can afford it and I think it will be done differently".
  • Liverpool v Brighton: Likely line-ups for Premier League clash

    Liverpool v Brighton: Likely line-ups for Premier League clash

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    Liverpool are yet to concede a goal in three matches this season. Then there was half time and we didn't do exactly the same, the boys changed a little bit and it was not the best idea. The Turkish club will pay a £2.2million fee now and are obligated to buy him for a further £7.25million in 2020 if appearance and European qualification criteria are met.
  • National Basketball Association champion Nick Young arrested and charged with a misdemeanor

    National Basketball Association champion Nick Young arrested and charged with a misdemeanor

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    However, the report indicates that Young failed to comply with the officers who were on the scene, which led to his arrest. The Golden State Warriors star was pulled over just before midnight, according to law enforcement sources. He now has a court date set for September 19. He is now a free agent, according to ESPN . The 11-year veteran averaged 7.3 points in 80 games as a reserve for Golden State's championship team last season.