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Sri Lanka recall Chandimal and Thirimanne after Tharanga ban

Sri Lanka recall Chandimal and Thirimanne after Tharanga ban

Tharanga's call-up to the Sri Lanka one-day squad in July 2005 brightened a year marred by the Asian tsunami, which washed away his family home in Ambalangoda, a fishing town on the west coast. Play...

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Cincinnati win means Muguruza is top contender among host of women hopefuls

Cincinnati win means Muguruza is top contender among host of women hopefuls

Top-ranked Karolina Pliskova has to at least reach the final to have a chance of staying number one while Simona Halep , Garbine Muguruza, Elina Svitolina , Caroline Wozniacki , Johanna Konta ...

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Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury

Murray pulls out of US Open due to hip injury

Open. "And ultimately, that's what I was here to try and do". Murray, Wimbledon victor in 2013 and 2016, has not played since crashing out at the quarter-finals stage at SW19 in July and will now mi...

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Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing five-game suspension for illegal hit

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will reportedly be suspended for five games because of an illegal hit on fullback Anthony Sherman , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . Burfict doesn'...

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp bemused by contract rebels' Champions League demands:

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp bemused by contract rebels' Champions League demands: "WTF?"

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has criticised players who cite a lack of Champions League football as a reason for refusing to commit during contract negotiations. Granit Xhaka dropped another clang...

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United v Leicester City

United v Leicester City

Who's the referee? Michael Oliver will take charge of Saturday's game at Old Trafford . Assisting two of United's four goals against the Swans with a further four key passes, his vision and awarenes...

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Richard homers, gives up Stanton's 50th in loss

Richard homers, gives up Stanton's 50th in loss

It was Stanton's 50th home run of the season, making him the first National League player to hit 50 since Prince Fielder in 2007. He increased his RBI total to 108, a career high ( see full recap )....

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Crucial Arsenal target prefers to join Manchester United for 60 million

Speaking at a news conference last week , Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger described the Gunners' hopes of completing a deal to sign Lemar as "dead", making it look even more unlikely that they will si...

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Broncos OL Menelik Watson proposes to girlfriend during preseason game

Broncos OL Menelik Watson proposes to girlfriend during preseason game

The Packers aren't anxious about QB, as Aaron Rodgers already looked to be in mid-season form last week. The Packers defensive aggression stood out in this exhibition bout. "That's the benefit...

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US Open Odds: Roger Federer favored to win men's singles 8/25/17

US Open Odds: Roger Federer favored to win men's singles 8/25/17

Yet a contest between the two in NY is now a distinct possibility following Friday's draw ceremony in Manhattan. Yes, time marches on, even for Federer , although it doesn't really seem as if that'...

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Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury

Bears WR Cam Meredith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury

The video is below, but we must warn you not to watch if you're squeamish. After going through the majority of the offseason and training camp with very few injuries, the bug bit the Bears against t...

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Stephen Curry reunites with Neymar, takes first kick at PSG game

Stephen Curry reunites with Neymar, takes first kick at PSG game

Arguably the best example of this came in the first half, when Neymar used his skill to engineer enough space to deliver a cross from the left wing. Neymar whipped in a free-kick and Marquinhos ches...

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Gervonta Davis beats Costa Rica's Francisco Fonseca

Gervonta Davis beats Costa Rica's Francisco Fonseca

The crowd were not pleased with the showboating as the fight wore on in his bout with previously undefeated Puerto Rican Francisco Fonseca. At the time of the knockout, Davis was clearly ahead on al...

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National Football League roundup: Browns rookie officially named starting quarterback

National Football League roundup: Browns rookie officially named starting quarterback

He has to earn a right from (the veterans). Osweiler , the former Texans quarterback who will earn $16 million guaranteed this season, didn't play Saturday after struggling as the starter in the Br...

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Ironman champion Dean Mercer dies on Gold Coast

Ironman champion Dean Mercer dies on Gold Coast

Despite receiving medical attention at the scene from paramedics, Mercer was declared dead shortly after being transported to Gold Coast University Hospital. Mercer won two national ironman titles, ...

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Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas

Cavaliers May Want More Compensation For Acquiring Isaiah Thomas

The Cavs reportedly are looking for further compensation in the wake of Isaiah Thomas' physical , and Cleveland reportedly will aim high with their demands. If the Celtics oblige then the swap of...

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Brooke Henderson back in contention

Brooke Henderson back in contention

The next day, Henderson fired a course-record 8-under 63 to rocket up the leaderboard and play in the second-last group in Sunday's final round. Henderson admitted she put a lot - perhaps too much -...

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Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez in line to face Liverpool

Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez in line to face Liverpool

Mane has had a hand in five goals in his five previous league starts against Arsenal (three goals, two assists) while Firmino has scored three goals in four league games against the Gunners. Arsene ...

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Karim Benzema misses sitter for Real Madrid

Karim Benzema misses sitter for Real Madrid

Asensio gave Madrid an early lead when he pounced after Kondogbia failed to control Rodrigo's square pass and swept a fine finish into the bottom-left corner from the edge of the box. Atletico Madri...

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Odell Beckham Jr. misses Giants-Jets with ankle injury

Odell Beckham Jr. misses Giants-Jets with ankle injury

And the Jets are relieved he still has three guys to choose from. Later in the first, Hackenberg locked in on TE Eric Tomlinson . He was the first Jets' quarterback since Ray Lucas (2000) to ha...

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