1. Messi Slammed for 'Partying with Oppressors'

    According to the Human Rights Foundation (HRF), Leo Messi's visit to Gabon supported "one of the world's most repressive and corrupt regimes".....

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  2. Report: Juve Ready 2nd Draxler Bid

    Juventus are preparing a second bid for Schalke star Julian Draxler following the rejection of their previous offer.....

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  3. Petr Cech's Community Shield Display Shows He's Just What Arsenal Need

    At full-time, Petr Cech raised his hands aloft in celebration. In part, he was recognising Arsenal ’s victory in the Community Shield and the addition of yet another medal to his already glittering private collection...

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  4. Biggest Issues Facing Manchester City in Final Month of 2015 Transfer Window

    Modern pre-season friendlies for the bigger clubs are almost no-win affairs—except for those counting the pennies, of course...

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  5. Eastwood and Lee Face Suspension

    Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs forward Greg Eastwood and Canberra winger Edrick Lee both face a week on the sideline after they were cited by the NRL match review committee on Monday afternoon...

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  6. Soliola Takes 24-Hour Road Trip with Broken Cheekbone

    RAIDERS star Sia Soliola knew he'd done it straight away. What he didn't know was that his broken cheekbone would force him into a 24 hour road trip.....

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  7. Raiders' Soliola out for Season

    Sia Soliola is gone for the season, having fractured his cheekbone during Canberra's 34-24 loss to the Cowboys at 1300Smiles stadium in Townsville.....

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  8. Naiqama Inspired by Civoniceva's Hopes

    While an outside back isn't typically motivated by the brilliance of a hard-nosed front-rower, Wests Tigers winger Kevin Naiqama is looking to follow in the footsteps of retired Broncos ...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  9. Community Shield Defeat Outlines the Frailties Ahead of Chelsea's Title Defence

    LONDON — Jose Mourinho was right. The Chelsea boss was as close to being gracious in defeat to Arsenal as he's ever going to be after watching his team lose in the Community Shield on Sunday...

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  10. Premier League Pre-Season: Fixtures and Kick-off Times for Week of August 3

    With the official start of the new Premier league season less than a week away, not many members of England's top flight will be on pre -season duty in the next few days...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 3 hours ago 225 reads 0 comments

  11. EPL Week 1 Predictions: Opening Premier League Picks, Key Players and Fixtures

    Let’s all breathe a collective sigh of relief—the summer of sporting boredom is finally over. The days of clock watching and having to endure seemingly endless doses of cricket can now be forgotten, as the Premier League is back...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 3 hours ago 1,280 reads 5 comments

  12. Realistic Expectations for Barcelona's Sergi Samper in the 2015/16 Season

    Sergi Samper , for all of the hype surrounding the one Barcelona player to have played at every level of La Masia before reaching the senior side, is at something of a career crossroads...

    Jason Pettigrove Written by Jason Pettigrove about 3 hours ago 1,596 reads 2 comments

  13. Batboy Kaiser Carlile Dies at the Age of 9 After Being Struck by Warm-Up Swing

    Kaiser Carlile, a nine-year-old bat boy, passed away Sunday night after being inadvertently struck by a baseball player who was taking practice swings during a National Baseball Congress World Series game...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 hours ago 486 reads 1 comments

  14. Juan Carlos Payano vs. Rau'shee Warren: Winner, Scorecard and Reaction

    Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce made a smashing debut Sunday night in Winter Park, Florida, but the decision in the main event left a little to be desired...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 4 hours ago 393 reads 0 comments

  15. Grant: Jeff Banister on Why He Pulled Martin Perez, Went with Bullpen With...

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  16. Perez's Gem Sends Rangers Past Giants

    Only one pitcher in Texas Rangers history, right-hander Kevin Brown in 1990, had done what Martin Perez did Sunday afternoon — record 25 outs on 80 pitches or less...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Giants Notes: Leake Impresses in Debut; Panik Still Hurting

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Giants went down quickly in the top of the second inning, but not as quickly as Mike Leake hopped back out of the dugout...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  18. Texas Football: 5 Longhorns Primed for Breakout Seasons

    With several spots up for grabs, Texas should enjoy more than its fair share of breakout years in 2015. As noted by 247Sports' Jeff Howe , the youth movement is going to play a big role in what we see this fall...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 hours ago 101 reads 0 comments

  19. Jimenez Gives Up Six Runs as Orioles Lose to Tigers

    BALTIMORE – Perhaps the most challenging road trip of the season awaits. The Orioles play nine games in Oakland , Los Angeles and Seattle after winning five of seven on their homestand...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Analysis: Daniel Norris Looks Right at Home in Impressive Detroit Tigers Debut

    BALTIMORE -- The Detroit Tigers were packing for home after a long road trip. Bags sat on the floor in front of every locker stall in the visitors' clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  21. White Sox Stay Level-Headed as Playoff Race Hits August

    The White Sox recognize they're in a race against time to make a playoff push. But, as they've done all year, this is a group of players that's staying level-headed through both the good and the bad...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Yankees Display Their Road Map to the Playoffs in Rout

    CHICAGO — With two months left in the season, it has become very clear the Yankees will get to play in October on the strength of their muscles...

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  23. Ronda Rousey More Than Just the World's 'Most Dominant Athlete'

    Perfection is a false construct. But in the here and now, Ronda Rousey , dubbed the world's most dominant athlete by Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated , seems as close to perfect as one might get...

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  24. Gray Set to Make Major-League Debut vs. Mariners

    ST. LOUIS — Right-handed starting pitcher Jon Gray, the top prospect in the Rockies organization, is scheduled to make his major-league debut on Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners at Coors Field...

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  25. Report: Fifita Could Be Facing Lengthy Ban

    There are reports Andrew Fifita could face up to a two month ban after an alleged run-in with officials at a Penrith Junior Rugby League match last week...

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