• RB Leipzig's Ralph Hasenhuttl
RB Leipzig's Ralph Hasenhuttl "100% sure" Liverpool target Naby Keita is staying

The 22-year-old Guinea global was a shining light in the Leipzig side which stormed to a second-placed finish in the Bundesliga last season. And, barring any U-turn from Leipzig while the transfer window is still open, Liverpool will put their interest in the 22-year-old on hold till next summer, sources have told ESPN FC.

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  • Female ref removed after LaVar Ball threatens to pull team off court
Female ref removed after LaVar Ball threatens to pull team off court

He pointed to the official and yelled, "We need to get someone else in here". Ball lobbied for the female official to be removed from the game, at which point she indeed was . Whether this official was doing a poor job or not (I really have no idea), there's no reason that her lane shouldn't be officiating a basketball game.

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  • Toby Roland-Jones shines on Test debut as England dominate South Africa
Toby Roland-Jones shines on Test debut as England dominate South Africa

South Africa , minus key seamer Vernon Philander after just five early overs because of a mystery stomach upset which has resulted in hospital checks, had bowled well at times but also inconsistently. 'It's a bit mixed emotions I suppose. "I found out last Thursday (that he would be batting at three) so the weekend was pretty hectic and nerve...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. Wants To Be Highest Paid Player In The NFL
Odell Beckham Jr. Wants To Be Highest Paid Player In The NFL

It was already certain that this will be the final year Beckham comes cheap, with his rookie deal set to pay him (per Spotrac ) nearly $1.9 million in 2017 before jumping to $8,459,000 next year. I'm here to get better each and every day. A Pro Bowler in each of his three seasons and the 2014 offensive rookie of the year, Beckham is also one of ...

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  • High Schoolers Football Head Trauma
High Schoolers Football Head Trauma

Former NFL player and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez is suspected of having suffered with CTE (Picture: Steven Senne/Pool/Prensa Int/REX/Shutterstock)What are the symptoms of CTE ? We sympathize with the players who made career decisions without knowing the medical risks that have been uncovered since the days when smelling salts were use...

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  • Martellus Bennett slept on floor next to Packers locker Tuesday night
Martellus Bennett slept on floor next to Packers locker Tuesday night

McCarthy said he was at Lambeau late in the evening, but didn't notice Bennett sleeping in the locker room. "I usually like the metaphorical cheese that goes in my pocket, but the cheese that goes on my head works as well", Bennett said.

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  • Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture
Post Cup hype, BCCI yet to decide on women team's next fixture

Also, the Indian captain will be a given a brand new BMW. But the focus now is on preparing for the ICC World T20 next year. Mithali , who has played just 10 Tests in her 18-year long worldwide career also stressed the importance of playing the traditional format, which she termed as "ultimate test" for any cricketer.

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  • Couple Sues Basketball Star Draymond Green For Alleged Assault, Battery
Couple Sues Basketball Star Draymond Green For Alleged Assault, Battery

He said in his statement to police a year ago that the first night that two men with Green choked him and another man choked his girlfriend. In a statement, Green referenced "misinformation" from Tuesday's press conference. The suit is in response to an altercation in July 2016 that culminated in Green allegedly striking Edmondson in the face at ...

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  • British Open Championship Golf 2017 Leaderboard & Standings Round 4
British Open Championship Golf 2017 Leaderboard & Standings Round 4

This Open title is also redemption for that fateful Masters Sunday a year ago, when Spieth's hopes of back-to-back Green Jackets, both leading from start-to-finish, drowned in Rae's Creek on the 12th hole in the final round. "That's just crap", Spieth said after his errant tee shot on the first hole Sunday. Kuchar, 39, has never won a major title. ...

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  • The clubs Branden Grace used to shoot 62
The clubs Branden Grace used to shoot 62

For some reason since hole No. 8 I just start holing everything", Li told reporters. South Africa's Branden Grace failed to repeat his spectacular third-round performance in the British Open on Sunday but was happy enough to finish tied for sixth.

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  • Conte says he did consider quitting Chelsea this summer
Conte says he did consider quitting Chelsea this summer

He's always been a striker with a little bit of everything. "When you are the main striker for Chelsea you need to fight for all the competitions and if you are going to fight for all competitions you need your strikers to score lots of goals".

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  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving Interested In Being Traded To Knicks
Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving Interested In Being Traded To Knicks

The Knicks desperately need a point guard and Irving listed NY as one of his preferred destinations. We'll see in the next few days whether or not a serious contender emerges, but if you're a fan of one of those teams it's going to be hard not to get excited.

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  • Mourinho tips West Ham as Premier League title contenders
Mourinho tips West Ham as Premier League title contenders

Arnautovic came through his medical on Friday and becomes West Ham boss Slaven Bilic's third summer signing following the arrival of Joe Hart on loan and Pablo Zabaleta on a free transfer. "I think they are terrific signings", he told talkSPORT . The 29-year-old is familiar face to the Hammers supporters after impressing for Manchester U...

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  • Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'
Man City 'agree record £52m fee for Monaco's Benjamin Mendy'

Monaco wing-back Benjamin Mendy is set to join Manchester City in a record breaking £52m deal, with the France global set for a medical later this week, according to The Guardian . Mendy's play at Monaco earned him his first career call-up to France's senior national team, with his first appearance coming against Spain in March.

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  • Tour de France Stage 19: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins from the break
Tour de France Stage 19: Edvald Boasson Hagen wins from the break

I have to make sure I do everything right, follow the right processes and hopefully not have the bad day. "But I have respect for all those guys because I know how hard it is". Having a time trial on the penultimate day was seen as Froome's trump card given his strength against the clock, and so it proved. However the biggest victor on the day ...

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  • So it begins… Ole Miss recruit decommits after Hugh Freeze departure
So it begins… Ole Miss recruit decommits after Hugh Freeze departure

Luke's promotion to interim head coach comes after the Ole Miss alum spent the last five seasons as co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach. Bjork, though, said Freeze was "transparent" in admitting the behavior. Even the names drip with novelistic flair: Seriously, Hugh Freeze and Houston Nutt - don't those sound like a couple fe...

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  • Jordan Spieth enjoys near-perfect start to British Open campaign
Jordan Spieth enjoys near-perfect start to British Open campaign

It didn't take long for Dallas' own Jordan Spieth to find his stroke Thursday at the British Open . Spieth, the world number three and twice major champion, putted smoothly to move to four under after 14 holes and Koepka, who won the U.S.

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  • Pakistani Government, Opposition Expect Court Verdict on PM Sharif
Pakistani Government, Opposition Expect Court Verdict on PM Sharif

Raja read the letter of UAE before the court and argued that the UAE authorities had denied of having any record of Gulf Mills agreement and transfer of machinery to the country. Justice Ijaz remarked that additional documents were submitted whenever questions are highlighted, adding that you should submit all documents to the JIT.

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  • Alex Iwobi scores as Arsenal defeat Bayern Munich on penalties
Alex Iwobi scores as Arsenal defeat Bayern Munich on penalties

Bayern had led 1-0 up until that point through a ninth-minute Robert Lewandowski penalty after Ashley Maitland-Niles fouled Bernat. In the 32nd minute, Ozil found Lacazette with a pinpoint through ball but his new £52million team-mate was brilliantly denied by Bayern goalkeeper Tom Starke.

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  • RiverDogs OF Rutherford traded to the White Sox
RiverDogs OF Rutherford traded to the White Sox

The following are some thoughts about all the players involved . Robertson and Kahnle provide experience and depth in the bullpen, especially over Clippard who has performed sub-par thus far. Instead, after a surprising first half, the Yankees just went all-in on this season thanks to a blockbuster trade Tuesday night. Finally, Blake Rutherford ...

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  • Ezekiel Elliott involved in late-night altercation
Ezekiel Elliott involved in late-night altercation

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter is reporting Dallas Police were sent to a bar in Dallas-confirmed by other reports as Clutch Bar-at around 9:40 p.m. on Sunday night. Police cleared Elliott fairly quickly in this case, and it was reported the woman had previously threatened to ruin Elliott if he left her . The former Ohio State star met with N...

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  • How ESPN will cover OJ Simpson's parole board hearing
How ESPN will cover OJ Simpson's parole board hearing

He has been behind bars since his conviction on armed robbery and kidnapping charges nine years ago. The parole hearing will likely be routine, save for one boldfaced fact: The inmate is O.J. "I said 'So O.J., what if they call the police?'" Simpson's friend Walter Alexander recalled. Simpson's attorney in Las Vegas, Malcolm LaVergne , said ...

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  • Mithali Raj becomes highest scorer in women's one-day internationals
Mithali Raj becomes highest scorer in women's one-day internationals

Rao, who sent a congratulatory message to Raj, said she made the country proud with her achievement, a release from his office said. India Women: 265 for 7 in 50 overs (Mithali Raj 109, Veda Krishnamurthy 70; Leigh Kasperek 3/45). After starting the tournament on a promising note with four wins on the trot, India slumped to their second straigh...

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  • IRS lien shows Floyd Mayweather owes $22.2M on 2015 taxes
IRS lien shows Floyd Mayweather owes $22.2M on 2015 taxes

Conor McGregor interrupted from his stool behind the podium: "That's to the tax man". "He look good for a seven-figure fighter", Mayweather said. I'm not the same fighter I was ten years ago [.] five years ago [.] two years ago - but I've got enough to beat you. Mayweather , 40, was unruffled, vowing to administer a comprehensive victory ov...

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  • Under the roof, Djokovic advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals
Under the roof, Djokovic advances to Wimbledon quarterfinals

But, yeah, his serve is huge. The former No. 1 continues to fine-tune his game following an at-times rocky start to 2017, but Djokovic was closer to his commanding best on Tuesday as he ousted Mannarino from Wimbledon's running with a straight-set win.

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  • Tour de France: Dan Martin loses ground after two falls
Tour de France: Dan Martin loses ground after two falls

The Australian fell heavily off of his bike and landed head first onto tarmac before he skidded across the road only to collide with fellow rider Dan Martin . "I can't really think about that at the moment", Thomas said. "I'm just thinking of the devastation of leaving the Tour and another Grand Tour", Thomas told the team's website.

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  • CONCACAF and Toyota Announce Partnership with Gold Cup Sponsorship Deal
CONCACAF and Toyota Announce Partnership with Gold Cup Sponsorship Deal

Dwyer joined teammate Paul Arriola in scoring goals in his first two worldwide matches, a feat accomplished by nine USA players since 1916. The USA has won this tournament five teams, and is projected to easily pass through the group stage.

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  • Angelique Kerber survives Shelby Rogers scare to advance at Wimbledon
Angelique Kerber survives Shelby Rogers scare to advance at Wimbledon

Kerber found herself a set and a break down against the World No 70 but fought back bravely to win 4-6 7-6 6-4. Five set points duly followed and while the American saved the first with a stand-and-deliver return victor, Kerber was not to be denied.

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  • Hamilton gearbox change not due to Vettel hit
Hamilton gearbox change not due to Vettel hit

Vettel seemed to be feeling a little remorse this week after his dust-up with Hamilton in last week's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. A video has since emerged on social media showing that Hamilton DID walk up to Vettel to shake hands immediately after qualifying .

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  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands emotionally describes brutal Wimbledon knee injury
Bethanie Mattek-Sands emotionally describes brutal Wimbledon knee injury

Alexander Prior says in an email on Friday that Mattek-Sands, a 32-year-old American, "is now undergoing more scans this morning". "These painkillers are not working", she was heard to say before she was taken off the court, according to The Sun newspaper.

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