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Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener as Premier League fixtures are released

Champions Chelsea face Burnley opener as Premier League fixtures are released

Tottenham have arguably the easiest run of fixtures following Champions League dates - Spurs are at home to Swansea, Liverpool , Crystal Palace , West Brom and Stoke, with one away trip to Huddersfield . Mourinho will, though, be grateful of a home game on the opening day with the Super Cup against Real Madrid in Macedonia scheduled for August 8. Manchester United have always been prepared to spend big in pursuit of the finest talent on the planet, with the club's trophy haul during ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ex-Edmonton Oilers coach wins AHL Calder Cup with Grand Rapids Griffins

Ex-Edmonton Oilers coach wins AHL Calder Cup with Grand Rapids Griffins

Continuing the theme, Griffins majority owner Dan DeVos brought a third sports championship to Michigan's second-largest city, including the ArenaBowl XV title won by the Grand Rapids Rampage of the Arena Football League in 2001. Mike McKenna finished with 22 saves for Syracuse. In 19 playoff games, he recorded nine goals and 10 assists. Head coach Tom Nelson joins Bob Woods and Mike Stothers as the only people ever to win Calder Cups as a player, an assistant coach and as a head coach. Consulte Mais Informação

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New dad Johnson readies for US Open

New dad Johnson readies for US Open

At normal U.S. Opens , even the straightest guys miss fairways because they're like two club lengths wide. "Really?" Rory McIlroy said. "Really? We have 60-yard fairways from left to right. Could you imagine? Losing a golf ball after hitting an errant shot?!? "It's just a very, very hard tournament to win", Johnson said in a pre-tournament press conference. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

Aaron Ramsey evoked the echoes of the past with a Panenka penalty in Belgrade, but Wales were denied a precious World Cup victory by Aleksandar Mitrovic's equaliser. "To go to these sort of places under pressure is something we know about". Ramsey scored a Panenka penalty in the exact same goal and stadium where the original Panenka was scored in 1976 by Antonín Panenka. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dustin Johnson favored to win major for 2nd straight year

His fiancee, Paulina Gretzky , is expected to give birth via C-section on Monday, just before Johnson flies out for the tournament on Tuesday, ESPN reported. Johnson now leads the PGA Tour in driving distance, greens in regulation percentage and money won - $6,355,725. "He really liked the course and feels like it sets up beautifully for his game", David Winkle, Johnson's agent, said to Golfworld. Consulte Mais Informação

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Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw

Southgate and Kane on Scotland draw

A tense Group F encounter burst into life in the closing stages as Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks to put Scotland into a 2-1 lead after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring. Rooney was not selected by Southgate for this particular worldwide break, and there are questions as to how long before Rooney decides to hang up his England boots for good. Consulte Mais Informação

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Unseeded Ostapenko rallies to win French Open

Unseeded Ostapenko rallies to win French Open

Ostapenko, ranked only 47th and just two days past her 20th birthday, became one of the most unlikely Grand Slam champions in tennis history, as she is the first unseeded woman to win the title at Roland Garros in the Open Era. It was then quite a decisive - and demoralising - turnabout for the world No 3 in the all-important match on Saturday, as she failed to rise to the challenge when it was needed the most. Consulte Mais Informação

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WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

WR Jeremy Maclin picks Ravens over Bills, signs 2-year deal

You understand how things work. There was only one choice: "to pull it together and get things back on track". Baltimore proved to be the best fit, and Maclin happily signed a two-year deal on Monday. "Anytime you can add a guy like this, I say even better". Maclin, a former first-round pick by the Eagles in 2009, caught 44 passes for 536 yards with two touchdowns over 12 games with the Chiefs last season. Consulte Mais Informação

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Emirates Team New Zealand 2-1 up on Day 1

Artemis, skippered by Nathan Outteridge, will now battle it out against the New Zealand challenge to decide which team will advance to face defending champion Oracle Team USA. In only two years the team launched three race boats, built a new base in Bermuda, brought together a team of over 50, and advanced to within two race wins of the Challenger Playoff Finals. Consulte Mais Informação

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