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Aaron Ramsey’s big Wales ambition moves a step closer as Euro 2016 beckons

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Aaron Ramsey’s big Wales ambition moves a step closer as Euro 2016 beckons
• Taking Wales to a major championship a lifelong dream says Arsenal midfielder• Ramsey admits team must be sharper on the ball against IsraelAaron Ramsey plans to fulfil a career ambition when Wales seek to end 58 years of hurt against Israel on Sunday.Wales stand on the brink of reaching the finals of a major tournament for the first time since the 1958 World Cup after beating Cyprus 1-0 in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Thursday night. Related: Wales within ... more

Bournemouth’s record signing Tyrone Mings ruled out for the season

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Bournemouth’s record signing Tyrone Mings ruled out for the season
• Mings joined the Cherries for £8m in the summer from Ipswich• Winger Max Gradel also sidelined for at least six monthsBournemouth defender Tyrone Mings, the club’s record signing, has been ruled out for the season with an anterior cruciate ligament knee injury.The left-back, who joined from Ipswich for £8m this summer, was taken off on a stretcher six minutes into his debut against Leicester City last weekend, after replacing Charlie Daniels at half-time. Daniels, who has started all four ... more

Tom Youngs should benefit from Geoff Parling’s lineout knowledge | Dean Ryan

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Tom Youngs should benefit from Geoff Parling’s lineout knowledge | Dean Ryan
The lineout takes many forms but with England’s hooker being reunited with his Leicester team-mate against Ireland results should improveDo the maths. If you want to know what’s on Tom Youngs’s mind when he steps up to throw to his first lineout at Twickenhamon Saturday, you have to know the options. At a full seven-man lineout he probably has five; at a five-man that’s probably another three or four and at a three-man it’s down to a couple, although there’s ... more

Toronto Added 'An Aura' At Trade Deadline

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I used to think the trading deadline was overrated. Then the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays came along. Whatever we thought of the Blue Jays before July 29, the day Troy Tulowitzki cleared customs, it's apparently as irrelevant now as whatever we used to think of Duke before Coach K pulled into beautiful downtown Durham, North Carolina. Just contemplate for a moment what's transpired in Toronto since the moment the Blue Jays first wrote Tulowitzki's name on their lineup card, back ... more

IOC pledges help for refugees with launch of $2m fund

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IOC pledges help for refugees with launch of $2m fund
• Funds for projects to be made available to national Olympic committees• ‘We know through experience that sport can ease the plight of refugees’The International Olympic Committee has announced a $2m fund for sports projects focused on refugees amid the groundswell of concern about the plight of people fleeing conflict and hardship.Under the programme, national Olympic committees will be asked to submit applications to the IOC for project funding, which will be made available immediately. Related: English football supporters’ groups ... more


Scola helps Argentina stay unbeaten in FIBA Americas

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Luis Scola and Nicolas Laprovittola scored 11 points to lead Argentina to a 96-64 rout of Cuba on Thursday in the Olympic qualifier.

Liberty Fall to Sky

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Courtney Vandersloot scored 21 pointsas the Chicago Sky rolled to an 82-60 win over the Liberty.

Clarkson Mulls FIBA Asia Opportunity

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Clarkson Mulls FIBA Asia Opportunity
With his second NBA season fast approaching, Jordan Clarkson has been mulling over an opportunity to play for the Philippines National Team.

Kings Roster Fits Karl’s Blueprint for Success

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Kings Roster Fits Karl’s Blueprint for Success
With Kings head coach George Karl set to go

Reed Living His Dream

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Reed Living His Dream
Willie Reed’s had a busy summer. One of the Nets’ latest additions, Reed signed with the team in July during NBA Summer League.
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Lockett's Early TD Sends Seattle to 31-21 Win Over Oakland

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If there was such an award, Seattle Seahawks rookie Tyler Lockett would be the clear MVP of the preseason.

Brady Sits Out After Court Victory, Giants Top Patriots 12-9

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A battle of reserves to end the preseason was fittingly decided by a backup kicker.

Ellington Has 70-Yard Touchdown Catch, 49ers Beat Chargers

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Bruce Ellington showed he appears back to full strength, while former Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne made his case for a spot on the ... more

Johnson Helps Cardinals Beat Broncos 22-20

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One veteran running back shook off the rust, the other failed to shake up his roster Thursday night when the Arizona Cardinals beat the Denver ... more

Fales Throws for 2 TDs, Bears Beat Browns 24-0

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David Fales made his case to be Chicago's third-string quarterback, throwing two touchdown passes, and the Bears closed out the preseason with a 24-0 victory ... more

Sports Briefing | Hockey: Devils’ Bryce Salvador Retires After 14 Seasons

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Salvador, the team’s captain, retired after nearly 800 games in 14 N.H.L. seasons. He missed all but 15 games last season with a back injury.

Al Arbour, Coach of Islanders’ 1980s Dynasty, Dies at 82

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 11:54 GMT
Al Arbour, Coach of Islanders’ 1980s Dynasty, Dies at 82
Arbour, who played in the N.H.L. as a defenseman, took over the Islanders in 1973, after they lost 60 games, and led them to four ... more

Mike Richards Faces Drug Charge

published Thu, Aug 27 2015 22:41 GMT
Richards, an N.H.L. free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged Tuesday with possession of a controlled substance.

Mike Richards, Formerly With the Kings, Is Charged With Possession of a Controlled Substance

published Thu, Aug 27 2015 15:25 GMT
Mike Richards, an NHL free agent whose contract was terminated by the Los Angeles Kings, was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

New Jersey’s Effort to Legalize Sports Betting Is Denied on Appeal

published Tue, Aug 25 2015 12:29 GMT
A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said on Tuesday that the state’s most recent plan to take sports ... more

LEADING OFF: Stanton Could Return, Martinez Well Rested

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A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Gonzalez, Rockies Power Past Fading Giants

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Carlos Gonzalez continued his home run barrage and Chris Rusin threw a complete game Thursday night as the Colorado Rockies pounded the fading San Francisco ... more

Brewers Again Sweep Pirates

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The Milwaukee Brewers finished off a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates - their second of the season - with a 5-3 victory Thursday night ... more

Baseball Capsules

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Bryce Harper walked all four times he came to the plate and scored each time as Washington sent Atlanta to its ninth straight loss, 15-1 ... more

Royals Outslug Tigers in Marathon

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Kendrys Morales stroked four hits and drove in four runs and Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals outslugged the Detroit ... more

Soccer: Chinese League Draws Big Stars and Top Coaches

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Soccer: Chinese League Draws Big Stars and Top Coaches
China's soccer powers Shanghai S.I.P.G. and Guangzhou Evergrande have brought in World Cup coaches and players, raising the league's profile.

Closing In on Euro 2016

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Iceland beat the Netherlands, 1-0, in Amsterdam to take a big step toward qualifying for next year’s European Championship.

Premier League: transfer window summer 2015 – interactive

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Premier League: transfer window summer 2015 – interactive
Use our interactive to explore the data behind this year’s transfer window and find out who the biggest spending Premier League clubs are, who strengthened ... more

English Clubs Break Spending Record in European Transfer Window

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Manchester City was the top spender, but Manchester United had the biggest late deal as Premier League clubs racked up a record bill of more ... more

Real Madrid and Manchester United Trade Blame After a Transfer Goes Wrong

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Real Madrid and Manchester United Trade Blame After a Transfer Goes Wrong
The proposed deal, which would have sent goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, failed when an exchange of paperwork missed a midnight deadline.

Schoolboy Ward tipped to impress

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Oxfordshire captain Luke Ryan believes teenager Harrison Ward will handle the occasion in the Minor Counties Championship final.

England collapse hands Australia win

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A stuttering England batting display hands Australia a 59-run victory at Southampton in their first one-day international.

Taylor haul aids Leicestershire

published about 18 hours ago
Leicestershire's Rob Taylor takes three wickets in as many overs to pin back Gloucestershire on day three at Grace Road.

Wright puts rivals Worcs in trouble

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Sussex's Luke Wright makes the first double century of his career to leave Worcestershire facing defeat at New Road.

Essex in charge against Northants

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Essex bowl out for Northants for 275 and then reach 55-1 at stumps to lead by 140 after three days at Chelmsford.

No. 1 Up for Grabs at 2nd Playoff Event in Boston

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The second FedEx Cup playoff event is all about the Big Three.
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At 41, Jason Gore Brings a Different Look, and Sensibility, to the FedEx Cup Playoffs

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At 41, Jason Gore Brings a Different Look, and Sensibility, to the FedEx Cup Playoffs
Gore’s lone win on the PGA Tour was 10 years ago. Late-season momentum has carried him to the FedEx playoffs.
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Sizzling Day Eyes Fourth PGA Tour Win in Five Starts

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Red-hot Jason Day of Australia heads into this week's Deutsche Bank Championship seeking a fourth PGA Tour victory in five starts to strengthen his grip ... more
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Mickelson Needing Big Week for Chance at 21st Straight Team

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Phil Mickelson only realized a few days ago his proud streak of qualifying for 20 consecutive teams was over.
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How Green Should a Course Be in Times of Drought?

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For the non-golfer, the image is an unsettling one -- lush golf courses sprawling across the desert areas around Palm Springs in arid California while ... more
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Schoolboy Ward tipped to impress

published about 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire captain Luke Ryan believes teenager Harrison Ward will handle the occasion in the Minor Counties Championship final.

England collapse hands Australia win

published about 15 hours ago
A stuttering England batting display hands Australia a 59-run victory at Southampton in their first one-day international.

Taylor haul aids Leicestershire

published about 18 hours ago
Leicestershire's Rob Taylor takes three wickets in as many overs to pin back Gloucestershire on day three at Grace Road.

Wright puts rivals Worcs in trouble

published about 18 hours ago
Sussex's Luke Wright makes the first double century of his career to leave Worcestershire facing defeat at New Road.

Essex in charge against Northants

published about 19 hours ago
Essex bowl out for Northants for 275 and then reach 55-1 at stumps to lead by 140 after three days at Chelmsford.
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