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You need to take your chances more than domestically. The draw for the eight groups, featuring 32 teams in all, begins live on Eurosport 1 at 5pm BST on Thursday at the Grimaldi Forum in the Principality. What pot are the remaining British clubs in? "I said to the players (at half-time) we started the game very well". "Then they scored with a deflection, which isn't great, then we got a goal back through Scotty, which was a great finish, then we got an earful from the manager ...
  • Man United to begin League Cup defense v Burton in 3rd round

    Man United to begin League Cup defense v Burton in 3rd round

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    There were two all-Premier League ties: Leicester were drawn at home to Liverpool, who were semi-finalists a year ago, while Brighton will travel down the south coast to Bournemouth. Twice winners Wolverhampton Wanderers also dispatched Premier League opposition in round two, beating Southampton 2-0, and were drawn at home to third-tier Bristol Rovers.
  • Franks out for All Blacks, Coles back after layoff

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    Coles' most recent test was against France in Paris in November. Codie Taylor, who filled the starting role in Coles' absence in playing all three tests against the British and Irish Lions and the Rugby Championship opener last week, drops to the bench.
  • United aim for hat-trick of wins to start season

    United aim for hat-trick of wins to start season

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    Manchester United have started the Premier League this season in fine fashion and if 2 games is good enough to judge, then it's clear that they are in for the Premier League title this season. The "expected goal " value of every shot in a game is used to calculate the "expected goals" (xG) of a match. The season promises to be an interesting one.
  • Wayne Rooney announces end of England career

    Wayne Rooney announces end of England career

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    He made his England debut against Australia in 2003 in which his team lost by 3-1. According to him, "Having already thought long and hard, I told Gareth that I had now made a decision to retire for good from global football", said Rooney in a statement sent to Press Association Sport.
  • Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma featured in NBA Rookie survey

    Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma featured in NBA Rookie survey

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    In a survey of 39 NBA rookies conducted by NBA.com , only 17.1 percent chose Fultz to win the upcoming Rookie of the Year award. There are some high hopes for Celtics rookie Jayson Tatum , and not just in Boston. His world-class passing - which led the NCAA in assists a year ago and broke the Summer League assists record - also led them to naming him the class' "best playmaker" with a whopping 71.8 percent margin.
  • 49ers sign DT Sen'Derrick Marks to 1-year deal

    49ers sign DT Sen'Derrick Marks to 1-year deal

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    Currently, the 49ers have Earl Mitchell and DeForest Buckner as the starting defensive tackles on the depth chart. The 49ers have used a first-round choice on a defensive lineman for each of the past three drafts. Marks ranked No. 76 on the 2015 NFL Top 100 list. Both numbers represent career highs for Marks, who only played in four games the following season due to injury.
  • Back on field, Dont'a Hightower glad to still be with Patriots

    Back on field, Dont'a Hightower glad to still be with Patriots

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    The team didn't cite a specific issue for the designation, which kept Hightower from practicing in team drills, although he's dealt with shoulder and knee issues throughout his five National Football League seasons. I feel like I have had a lot of success in programs like this. He has 372 tackles and 17 sacks in his career since being selected by New England with the 25th overall pick of the 2012 draft.
  • Premier League Fantasy: Best Players in Gameweek 2

    Premier League Fantasy: Best Players in Gameweek 2

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    The Premier League season is now in full swing and we've got another six previews of Saturday's action to offer up, including Manchester United vs Leicester City. Two wins from two and a healthy start to their Premier League career. They also know that they have just nine days to fill those holes with new additions before the Premier League transfer window comes to a close on August 31.
  • Spurs and PSG agree €25million defender deal

    Spurs and PSG agree €25million defender deal

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    The transfer has not been rubber stamped as of yet but should be officially confirmed imminently. It is also detailed that the north Londoners are confident that their bid to land the Ivory Coast global will be completed before Sunday's Wembley clash against Burnley, meaning Mauricio Pochettino's side could line-up with a new face in their team.
  • Mitchell Trubisky getting first-team reps, will get time with starters Sunday

    Mitchell Trubisky getting first-team reps, will get time with starters Sunday

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    Mitchell Trubisky is practically breathing down Mike Glennon's neck on the quarterback depth chart, despite still technically sitting third behind Mark Sanchez . "I mean, that sounds good to me because I'm not going to change what I've been doing, I'm just going to come out here, work every day, it doesn't matter what group I'm going with".
  • Luis Severino, Yankees offense stay hot in 10-2 rout of Tigers

    Luis Severino, Yankees offense stay hot in 10-2 rout of Tigers

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    The Yankees remained 4 1⁄2 games behind the AL East-leading Red Sox, who beat the Indians. "You guys know, and I know, that he has way more power than me", Sanchez said through a translator. "You'd rather win the game, but that certainly added some entertainment", Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "I've seen nothing but great things from him".
  • Ryan Giggs impressed by Henrikh Mkhitaryan's start to the new season

    Ryan Giggs impressed by Henrikh Mkhitaryan's start to the new season

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    Club legend Giggs believes the Red Devils, who face Leicester next weekend, will be "very hard to stop" this term as they strive to secure their first title since 2013. "He looks like the player he was when they brought him from the Bundesliga to the Premier League". He expects the likes of Juan Mata, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to contribute in that department, as it would ease the pressure on top scorer Lukaku.
  • Autus Asset Management Boosted Novo (NVO) Holding; Cubic (CUB)'s Sentiment Is 1.33

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    Trillium Asset Management LLC now owns 11,928 shares of the company's stock valued at $512,000 after buying an additional 48 shares during the last quarter. Moreover, Qv Investors Inc. has 7.74% invested in the company for 1.63 million shares. BidaskClub upgraded Novo Nordisk A/S from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th.
  • Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach

    Barcelona to Sue Neymar for €8.5m for Contract Breach

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    Despite being under contract, Barcelona were powerless to stop Neymar's move to PSG earlier this month as the French side met the buyout clause in his contract. The £7.8m fee relates to a "loyalty bonus" which was included in Neymar's contract and paid to the player when he penned a five-year extension in October of last year.
  • Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for £16.5m

    Swansea sign Sam Clucas from Hull for £16.5m

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    Swansea City manager Paul Clement has admitted that wants to add more signings after nearing a deal for Hull City star Sam Clucas in the upcoming days. 'Because of my playing background, I never thought I would play in the Premier League so I relished every game I played. 'So when the chance came up for me to do that again at Swansea , I grabbed the opportunity with both hands'.
  • Red Sox acquire speedy OF Rajai Davis from Oakland A's

    Red Sox acquire speedy OF Rajai Davis from Oakland A's

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    Steve Selsky has been designated for assignment to make room for Davis on the 40-man roster. Davis, 36-years old, previously played under Dave Dombrowski's management while both were in the Detroit Tigers organization from 2014 to 2015. He's expected to join the team Thursday in Cleveland. Davis was the one who hit a 2-run home run off of Aroldis Chapman in the 8th inning of Game 7 to tie it.
  • Preseason AP poll: Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll

    Preseason AP poll: Georgia ranked same place as coaches poll

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    Those teams finished an average of 6.34 places (higher or lower) from where they were ranked in the preseason . And there's a decent consensus as to where they belong nationally. Texas is somehow in the top 25 after a 5-7 record. How? It kind of shows the narrowing of the gap between the divisions this year from the AP's perspective.
  • Cardinals place Rosenthal on 60-day DL

    Cardinals place Rosenthal on 60-day DL

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    Sherriff was a household name in spring training, but not for what he did on the mound. He has 47 strikeouts against 13 walks over 53.2 innings. He was a 28th-round draft pick out of West Los Angeles College in 2011. Rosenthal is officially done for the season and could be facing major elbow surgery. The 27-year-old Rosenthal, an All-Star in 2015, is 3-4 on the year with a 3.40 ERA and 11 saves in 50 appearances.