Ramos on Salah challenge: 'My conscience is really clear'

Spain have had disappointing showings at their last three major tournaments since dominating the world game between 2008 and 2012 when they lifted back-to-back European Championship titles either side of their first World Cup triumph. "A lot of times we are more focused on the machines instead of communicating and speaking with our teammates", h...

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  • Del Potro’s classy tribute to ‘fighter’ Rafael Nadal
Del Potro’s classy tribute to ‘fighter’ Rafael Nadal

The No. 1-seeded Nadal has a history of tendinitis in his knees and he said he felt a problem in the right one early in the first set. Over and out: Rafael Nadal , of Spain, waves to fans after retiring from the match. Thankfully, the 21st seed appeared to avoid injury and duly played his best tennis of the match after dropping the first set, fi...

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  • Nations League: Germany 0-0 France
Nations League: Germany 0-0 France

Firstly, group 1 will open with a game between Germany and France , the two last World Cup winners . UEFA believes all its member federations are getting something they like. The four group winners from League A advance to a Final Four to decide the Nations League champion. Top 12 teams according to their Uefa coefficients are part of...

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  • Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ends holdout ahead of Week 1
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas ends holdout ahead of Week 1

According to multiple National Football League insiders, though, the Cowboys tried multiple times to acquire Thomas - who went to high school outside Beaumont and played college ball at Texas - during his holdout in Seattle. According to a source close to the situation, it's his understanding that the Seahawks may now want a first-round pick for...

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  • Stephens reveals illness after US Open exit
Stephens reveals illness after US Open exit

Open quarterfinal. "What is important about this match is the level of tennis, the dramatic match", Nadal said. I made the most of it this week or the last 10 days, whatever it was. 55 John Millman 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (9-7), 7-6 (7-3). Isner, who is having the best season of his career, was looking to reach his second consecutive slam semi-final an...

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  • Nishikori, Osaka book trips to US Open semis
Nishikori, Osaka book trips to US Open semis

To get to Saturday's championship match, the 20th seed will have to get past either USA 14th seed Madison Keys or Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . So far, with two of the three matches on hard court, Keys has won six of their seven competed sets - all within the last two years - and the main issues have come on return in these historical match-u...

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  • Steelers Won't Rescind Le'Veon Bell's $14.5 Million Franchise Tender
Steelers Won't Rescind Le'Veon Bell's $14.5 Million Franchise Tender

Although Bell is one of the NFL's most valuable, versatile and, therefore, hardest-to-replace players, Pittsburgh is fortunate to have an offense capable of handling Bell's absence for multiple games. Pittsburgh placed the franchise tag on Bell each time. Bell has not stepped foot in the Steelers' facilities in nearly eight months. Quarterback ...

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  • Manchester United in right direction .rinho, says club's former goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel
Manchester United in right direction .rinho, says club's former goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel

After appearing in court in 2017, the Manchester United manager said "I did not answer, I did not argue". "I think he is dealing very well with the pressure ", he said. "You can't tell me that Gareth wouldn't wouldn't want someone like Marcus Rashford playing regularly". I'm one more step closer to where I want to be because I want to play ...

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  • Anderson crashes out of US Open
Anderson crashes out of US Open

Austria's Thiem knocked out South African fifth seed Kevin Anderson - the man who lost in the final to Nadal at Flushing Meadows past year - in three sets earlier on Sunday. In a duel with the young Croat Coric from Boric del Potro had problems only in the first set, during which the only time in the game lost his serve. But Anderson couldn't...

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  • Roger Federer joins the reaction to the latest Nick Kyrgios controversy
Roger Federer joins the reaction to the latest Nick Kyrgios controversy

Twenty-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer on Thursday scored a 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 win over Frenchman Benoit Paire to enter the third round of the ongoing US Open at the at Arthur Ashe Stadium here. It was not just about, 'How are you feeling?' 'Oh, I'm not feeling so well. Kyrgios shrugged off the entire episode as nothing new but the sight of...

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  • John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open
John Millman Just Knocked Off Roger Federer At The US Open

WHAT IT MEANS: We're one step closer to a much-anticipated Djokovic-Roger Federer quarterfinal, which would be their 47 meeting on the ATP World Tour (Djokovic holds a slight 24-22 advantage) and their seventh at the US Open . For his troubles, John Millman - whose rabid fanbase are called Millminions for what it's worth - now faces another hu...

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  • Pep Guardiola vows Manchester City 'will improve' after the worldwide break
Pep Guardiola vows Manchester City 'will improve' after the worldwide break

And as he looked ahead to the resumption of action following the current worldwide break, Guardiola said he was in no doubt his contribution will be equally crucially this time round. Goal understands that Sane had been dropped because Guardiola is unhappy with his focus, and that omitting him from the squad will help get him back on track .

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  • Gerrard in a rage as Celtic claim Old Firm win
Gerrard in a rage as Celtic claim Old Firm win

He would return to that Celtic Park dressing room defeated, but only after he had waited for the match officials at the tunnel entrance to release more fume into an already febrile atmosphere. Allan McGregor had otherwise been outstanding, but in donkey kicking Kristoffer Ajer mid-way through the first half, the goalkeeper should have been sent o...

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  • This has been the best year of my career: Modric
This has been the best year of my career: Modric

Croatian player Luka Modric was named the best player of the Champions League season 2017/2018 by UEFA. After a fantastic campaign that saw him win the Champions League at club-level and reach the World Cup final with Croatia, Modric won out the vote by a sizeable margin.

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  • 3 impacts Josh Donaldson trade has on the Tribe
3 impacts Josh Donaldson trade has on the Tribe

Whether he leaves the Jays' nest now or this offseason, Toronto missed a real opportunity to get some good prospects in a trade for Donaldson. He hit.234/.333/.423 for 36 games and has been on the shelf with a calf injury since late May. Toronto ended a 22-year playoff drought that fall and reached the American League Championship Series before f...

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  • Under-pressure Man United prepares for must-win clash against Burnley - Amoré
Under-pressure Man United prepares for must-win clash against Burnley - Amoré

Meanwhile, former United midfielder Ryan Giggs has urged United supporters to rally round Mourinho , and urged the club to stick with their embattled manager. "That's his problem, I tell you what I think, how he feels". Mourinho received an unlikely ally yesterday when Pep Guardiola , the Manchester City manager and a long-standing adversary,...

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  • Raiders are 'listening' to trade offers for Khalil Mack
Raiders are 'listening' to trade offers for Khalil Mack

The Bears are already without their second-round pick next year from the Anthony Miller trade, so acquiring Mack would severely limit their ability to build through the draft. "I think you're seeing us add weapons around him right now, and that will continue as you go into the draft and even into the preseason". As a result talks broke down, Khal...

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  • Unai Emery makes freakish ruling on Arsenal players' diets
Unai Emery makes freakish ruling on Arsenal players' diets

They face a trip to promoted Cardiff on Sunday, with Emery explaining why he took such tight measures in his preparation. Also expected to return by November are the other players now missing from the squad including Sead Kolasinac, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Carl Jenkinson.

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  • What Pique Had To Say About Pogba’s Potential Transfer To Barcelona
What Pique Had To Say About Pogba’s Potential Transfer To Barcelona

However, it looks as though the France global is eager to come to England as report added that he has made his decision known to Paul Pogba and Martial Anthony, his two countrymen who plays for Man United . Pique , who left United for Barca in 2004 and rejoined the Catalan club four years later, admits they would welcome the ex-Juventus star...

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  • US Open: Nick Kyrgios fires back at heckling Eugenie Bouchard fan
US Open: Nick Kyrgios fires back at heckling Eugenie Bouchard fan

Obviously exciting, I've got nothing to lose. He behaves the way he behaves and then you decide if you like it or you don't like it. "You don't go and speak like that". You are great for tennis. I don't think he has to go down and take the position of a coach, like you see on the WTA Tour. During an occasionally confrontational and sarcastic exch...

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