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Maradona, a gonner: greatest player after Pele!

  Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack less than a month after turning 60. The Argentinian football legend died at home, his lawyer said, just three weeks after having surgery on a blood clot in his brain. Maradona won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986, having knocked England out of the tournament in

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I want to unify titles – Navarrete

  Emanuel Navarrete has turned his attention toward adding another featherweight title to the WBO belt he won earlier this month with a victory over Ruben Villa. Mexico’s Navarrete has revealed that he wants to battle IBF champ Josh Warrington in his next bout. England’s Warrington (30-0, 7 KOs) is committed to facing China’s Can

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MVP, Quote, Stat of the NFL-Week

  Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) and wide receiver Tyler Johnson (18) after Gronkowski scored a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of Sunday’s game.      Hmmm. Only for the Falcons would scoring a late-game touchdown while losing be a bad thing. You

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Pittsburgh Steelers: A SuperBowl Team?

    Styles make matchups. And Tennessee head coach Mike Vrabel entered Week 7 determined to give the viewing public the matchup they craved: Derrick Henry and the Titans’ bulldozing rushing attack against Pittsburgh’s dominant defensive front. Henry entered the game as the first running back in NFL history to rush for more than 200 yards in three successive

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Tom Brady’s Tampa to rehab Antonio Brown

    Suspended receiver Antonio Brown has agreed to return to the NFL with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a one-year deal, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the contract had not been completed. The addition of the volatile seven-time

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Unit Leipzig raises hopes for Old Trafford trip

  It is a depleted RB Leipzig squad that will arrive at Old Trafford on Wednesday. No matter. Facing Manchester United in the Champions League is still a pleasure, but it no longer feels like a special treat for a club that reached the semi-finals last season, while Ole Gunnar Solsjkær’s side had to content themselves with the

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Spurs miss the fans – Mourinho

  José Mourinho has one regret, and it was reinforced last Thursday night when his Tottenham team continued their free-scoring start to the season with a 3-0 Europa League home win against the Austrian side Lask. If only the fans had been there to enjoy it and, indeed, the preceding eight matches in which Spurs had racked

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‘KEEPER MENDY SHOWS KEPA ARRIZA THE DIFFERENCE

MENDY SHOWS ARRIZABALAGA THE DIFFERENCE EDOUARD MENDY has enjoyed a fine start to life at Chelsea – with the stats showing just how much of an improvement he is on Kepa Arrizabalaga. Saturday’s 0-0 draw at Manchester United counted as a third clean sheet for the Senegal shot-stopper.     And he showed his reflexes with a

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Aikman sorry after military flyover diss

  Troy Aikman renders apology after mocking military flyover NFL broadcaster Troy Aikman was forced to apologise after mocking a military flyover in hot mic moment. The former Dallas Cowboys star and commentator Joe Buck sarcastically joked about the flyover of an almost empty stadium before the Green Bay Packers game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Before Sunday’s game the pair

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Brady explains classless Foles snub

Nick Foles’ victory over Tom Brady in Week 5 brought back memories of the Philadelphia Eagles’ win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. After Philly’s win, Brady ran straight to the locker room rather than staying on the field to shake Foles’ hand. The 43-year-old quarterback snubbed Foles again after the Tampa

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Rematch for what? – Teofimo Lopez

  King Lopez I does not see any reason to face Loma, again.   WBC Franchise, WBA, WBO, IBF lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez has little to no interest in a rematch with Vasiliy Lomachenko. Last Saturday night at the MGM Grand’s Conference Center in Las Vegas, Lopez won a 12-round unanimous decision over Lomachenko to

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Conlan takes high-risk fight with Dogboe

Michael Conlan: ready or not, a fight-date versus Isaac Dogboe!   Two-time Olympian Michael Conlan will be taking on former WBO super bantamweight champion, Isaac Dogboe, on December 5. According to ESPN, the Conlan (14-0, 8 KOs) vs. Dogboe (21-2, 15 KOs) will be taking place on the undercard of WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury

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Lederman will judge, again – Bob Bennett

Disillusioned Lomachenko manager, Egis Klimas   There are not many people who will argue that the right man won when Teofimo Lopez overcame pound-for-pound rated Vasiliy Lomachenko last weekend, but Lomachenko’s manager was sure pissed off by the 119-109 scorecard turned in by judge Julie Lederman. “Does she need to be suspended for life from

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Time to walk the talk, Floyd!

  A PRODIGAL PROMOTER: Legendary Floyd Mayweather    Legendary Floyd Mayweather admitted Wednesday night that his promotional company is at least partially responsible for one of boxing’s most prominent problems. The retired superstar blamed the IBF, WBA, WBC, WBO and, to a lesser degree, Mayweather Promotions, for the alphabet organizations baning the sport. Mayweather, who

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