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Williams called chair umpire Carlos Ramos a " thief' and a " liar " for charging her with a point penalty, before ultimately enforcing a game penalty against the American". Will rules change in Serena's matches? Umpires are allegedly unhappy at how 2018 US Open women's final umpire Carlos Ramos was treated during and after the match .
  • Karlsson traded to Sharks

    Karlsson traded to Sharks

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    The Sharks caught everyone off guard Thursday morning when they acquired two-time Norris Trophy victor and four-time All-Star Erik Karlsson from the Ottawa Senators for a package of players and draft picks. "They are younger guys, I kinda came with them here, obviously got to hand around with them and get to know them pretty well, so it's tough seeing guys like that leaving, but I think it's a great chance for them to go somewhere else and show what they can do".
  • Hugo Lloris: Tottenham goalkeeper admits drink-driving

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    Lloris admitted being more than twice above the drink-drive limit when he was stopped by police in central London last month. He said he was guilty of this situation and it's irresponsible. "In this situation he has spent a period where he was fighting with this situation, and now I think he's accepting that and he's going to move on and play his best, of course".
  • Unai Emery defends relationship with Mesut Ozil

    Unai Emery defends relationship with Mesut Ozil

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    The Gunners travel to Newcastle United on Saturday for a rare 3:00 pm Premier League clash ahead of the Europa League group stage opener next Thursday. "This is the moment to say to you that I have a good relationship with Mesut and I didn't say it to the groundsman not to water on the pitch, it's not true".
  • Carlos Ramos says he's 'fine' after U.S. Open

    Carlos Ramos says he's 'fine' after U.S. Open

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    Osaka played an incredible match and was a gracious victor, despite a chorus of boos and jeers that erupted in the stadium when she clinched the win, mostly in response to umpire Carlos Ramos' calls. During a changeover, Williams resumed her argument with the umpire , this time saying he was attacking her character and was a " thief ". Eventually, Williams called Ramos "a thief ", drawing the third violation for " verbal abuse " - and costing her a game, putting Osaka ahead 5-3.
  • Weah, 51-Year-Old Liberia President, Plays 79 Minutes Against Super Eagles

    Weah, 51-Year-Old Liberia President, Plays 79 Minutes Against Super Eagles

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    In what must surely be a first, Weah was deployed in the unlikely role of player/president (surely a footballing first) against the Super Eagles in Monrovia. I believe that in Africa, somewhere, there is another Ballon D'Or victor. Weah, who scored a landslide victory in presidential elections last December, is the only African footballer to win the world and European awards.
  • Seattle Storm beat Mercury to win 2018 WNBA Finals

    Seattle Storm beat Mercury to win 2018 WNBA Finals

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    But it only tells part of the story. With a 98-82 win over the Washington Mystics on Wednesday night, the Seattle Storm completed the series sweep and clinched its third WNBA Championship in franchise history at EagleBank Arena on the campus of George Mason University.
  • Georgia Baptist university cuts ties with Nike over Kaepernick ad

    Georgia Baptist university cuts ties with Nike over Kaepernick ad

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    Since then, his gesture has been a lightning rod in politics, especially for critics, like President Trump, who maintain that the act of kneeling is disrespectful to the American flag and the country's troops. Trump also called the Nike campaign "a terrible" message in an interview with the Daily Caller , saying "maybe there's a reason for them doing it, but I think as far as sending a message, I think it's a awful message and a message that shouldn't be sent".
  • Jerome Boateng: 'I turned down Manchester United move'

    Jerome Boateng: 'I turned down Manchester United move'

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    Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola promised Paul Pogba he would secure him a transfer to Real Madrid or Barcelona before pushing him to rejoin Manchester United , reports claim. "Everything has to fall in place to top this club, if I do it. [Bayern Munich boss] Niko Kovac gave me the feeling that I am very important for him and the club".
  • Hurricane Florence prompts mass evacuations

    Hurricane Florence prompts mass evacuations

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    TRACKING FLORENCE: Stay with The Weather Network online and on T.V. for our exclusive coverage of the storm. While emergency management officials watch closely in the event of changes to the storm's path, Ocean City continues to be open for business.
  • Packers taking it day by day with Aaron Rodgers

    Packers taking it day by day with Aaron Rodgers

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    He announced his arrival by throwing four touchdowns in a victory. NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Favre has admitted he initially feared the worst. "Yeah. Rodgers has played before with an injured left knee. While speaking to reporters ahead of Wednesday's workout, Packers coach Mike McCarthy said his quarterback will rehab rather than practice as the team continues to monitor his "day-to-day" status and determine his availability for Week 2.
  • Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 after admitting drink-driving

    Hugo Lloris fined £50,000 after admitting drink-driving

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    The legal limit in England and Wales is 35 micrograms. Vomit was discovered within the auto, and Lloris had to be helped from the vehicle by officers. "But, as Mr Lloris pointed out to me, it is when you're drunk you're likely to make mistakes - that was to drive home". The married father of two looked stoic and dressed impeccably in a dark suit and blue shirt as he made his way in silence through a crush of reporters into the courtroom.
  • US Open final umpire Ramos gets US-Croatia Davis Cup

    US Open final umpire Ramos gets US-Croatia Davis Cup

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    The American's behavior has divided opinion, with Billie Jean King among the high-profile figures to come out in support of Williams in the face of fierce criticism from some quarters. "At the end of the day, I hope everybody understands and celebrates Naomi because she's the U.S. Open champion and that's pretty dope". "I'm fine, given the circumstances", Ramos told Tribuna Expresso , a Portuguese news outlet.
  • England captain Harry Kane to be rested for Switzerland friendly

    England captain Harry Kane to be rested for Switzerland friendly

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    Much of the talk in the aftermath of England's loss to Spain last Saturday focused on the lack of a world-class creative midfielder in the hosts' ranks, with Southgate opining afterwards that England have not produced such a player since Paul Gascoigne, who happened to be in attendance at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday.
  • Ex-Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman signs with New England Patriots

    Ex-Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman signs with New England Patriots

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    The New England Patriots agreed to a contract with wide receiver Corey Coleman , the NFL Network reported on Tuesday. Coming out of college in 2016, Coleman was at the peak of his career. The Bills and Patriots won't meet this season until Week 8 on Monday Night Football in Buffalo and then once again Week 16 in New England. The 6-foot-1, 212-pounder spent his rookie season on the Broncos practice squad and made his National Football League debut with Denver in 2015.
  • Mohamed Salah Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi contenders in FIFPro World XI

    Mohamed Salah Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi contenders in FIFPro World XI

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    Almost 25,000 professional footballers from about 65 different countries voted for 55 players to select one goalkeeper , four defenders , three midfielders and three forwards for the 2018 World XI, FIFA said. This time around, there was no place for Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez also missed the cut. Barcelona's Lionel Messi returns, having been selected in the final XI last season, after winning the league and cup double in Spain.
  • US Open: Djokovic equals Sampras slam haul with title

    US Open: Djokovic equals Sampras slam haul with title

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    Djokovic, Federer, Nadal and Andy Murray have now won 50 of the past 55 Grand Slams. A focused Djokovic continued to apply pressure in the third set until Del Potro finally cracked on serve to fall behind 5-3, with the Serb closing out the match with a ferocious overhead victor.
  • Justin Rose is new world No 1 but rues play-off loss

    Justin Rose is new world No 1 but rues play-off loss

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    That put him in violation of a new PGA Tour rule created to route big-name players to smaller events. "I'm speechless; it took a lot of hard work and lot of people helped me along the way", Bradley said. Rory McIlroy (68) finished two shots behind, while Tiger Woods (65) was three back. "Just a poor playoff". "I talked to the Tour a little while back and I didn't really think much of it and it becomes a situation then".
  • Anonymous Rams defender said Derek Carr was 'scared to take shots'

    Anonymous Rams defender said Derek Carr was 'scared to take shots'

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    Defensively, the Rams looked out of sync in the first half before coordinator Wade Phillips made needed adjustments at halftime. Although there appeared to be some early-season rust, the Rams shined in their Monday Night Football matchup against head coach Jon Gruden and the Oakland Raiders .
  • Clubs told that a third UEFA competition set to be introduced

    Clubs told that a third UEFA competition set to be introduced

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    The chairman of the European Club Association, Andrea Agnelli, confirmed these plans. While this is undoubtedly attractive to the clubs, many of whom are among the ECA's 232 members, it is likely to cause alarm at European Leagues, the organisation that represents leagues in 25 countries, many of whom are already concerned about the effect UEFA prize money has on the competitive balance of their competitions.
  • College volleyball team in Mo. drops their Nike uniforms for gray shirts

    College volleyball team in Mo. drops their Nike uniforms for gray shirts

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    Caner said the university shop has been selling between $10,000 and $20,000 worth of Nike merchandise a year, such as shirts and caps, that bear the university's name and logo along with the Nike swoosh logo. The former San Francisco 49er caused a commotion on social after sharing the ad to Twitter , but the controversy did not stop there. In 2016, the football star refused to stand for the USA national anthem in protest at police brutality and racism.
  • Neymar, Firmino lead Brazil over U.S. 2-0 in exhibition

    Neymar, Firmino lead Brazil over U.S. 2-0 in exhibition

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    The tricky winger set up Brazil's opener with a sensational turn of pace and he nearly teed up Neymar in the second half - his range of passing on show. Neymar stutter-stepped in his run-up, Steffen dove to his right and the striker softly kicked the ball in the other way. The temporary grass field installed over the artificial turf had some brown patches and was immediately removed to prepare for the New York Giants' opener Sunday against Jacksonville.
  • Luis Enrique’s Spain routs Croatia in Nations League

    Luis Enrique’s Spain routs Croatia in Nations League

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    Croatia , for whom Ivan Rakitic was making his 100th appearance, rarely got to grips with their opponents and conceded three times more in the second half through Rodrigo Moreno, Sergio Ramos and Isco . Under the guidance of new head coach Luis Enrique , La Roja have adopted a new tactical approach that saw Marcos Alonso, Saul and Iago Aspas all play a starring role against the Three Lions within a new-look starting XI.
  • Juan Mata sends message of support to Luke Shaw after head injury

    Juan Mata sends message of support to Luke Shaw after head injury

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    Shaw , who has enjoyed a fine start to the season with Manchester United , was forced off early in the second half at Wembley after taking an accidental blow to the head in a collision with Dani Carvajal . Shaw collided with Dani Carvajal while challenging for the ball before falling backwards and bouncing his head off the ground. "He's sat up in the dressing room, talking and seems fairly comfortable", the England manager said.
  • Manchester United Eye £107m Juventus Star

    Manchester United Eye £107m Juventus Star

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    United have publicly advertised for the position of a recruitment analyst as the club aims improve its scouting procedure, according to a report in Manchester Evening News . "I do think he'll bring success to United, but it needs patience". The spirit child of Cruyff? One thing which may work in United's favour is Paul Pogba's situation.
  • Bruins Trade Defenseman Adam McQuaid to Rangers

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    McQuaid now will get a chance to bring his veteran leadership to a rebuilding team that certainly could use his presence. With McQuaid they were entering camp with four right-shot defensemen vying for three spots, all of whom are capable of playing in a regular role in the National Hockey League.