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How Rodgers' relationship with FSG soured

Liverpool's incoming boss will have to search every nook and cranny of the old ground to find some backbone. There has been little sign of any lately, writes Tony Evans.

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Warren: Modern boxing is in better health

Promoter opens up on the competitive nature of business behind the ring -- but insists boxing is in better shape than it was 30 years ago.

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McIlroy: Apology saved me $20,000

Rory McIlroy reveals how saying sorry in a television interview saved him a fortune in fines -- and reveals other remarkable numbers behind his season

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Rosberg is not a quitter - Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff insists Nico Rosberg has not given up on this year's title despite falling 48 points behind Lewis Hamilton in the standings.

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Reach semis and I'll return, Maradona promises Pumas

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona celebrated with a starstruck Pumas squad after their victory over Tonga, and vowed to watch them again if they reach the World Cup semi-finals.

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DeGale to face Bute in title defense on Nov. 28

England's James DeGale won his world title by traveling to North America, and he will hit the road again for his first defense in Quebec City against Canadian star Lucian Bute on Nov. 28.

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Preview: Canada vs. Romania

Canada take on Romania at Leicester's King Power Stadium on Tuesday, with both teams battling to avoid finishing bottom of Pool D.

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Redknapp plays down links to Sunderland

Harry Redknapp says he has not been spoken to about the vacant manager's job at Sunderland after reports he has a close relationship with Ellis Short.

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Olesen survives early stumble to win Dunhill Links

Overnight leader Thorbjorn Olesen overcame an double-bogey on the second to claim his third European Tour title in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews on Sunday.

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Argentina power towards quarterfinals

Cheered on by Diego Maradona, the Pumas took a giant leap towards the knockout phase of the Rugby World Cup with a come-from-behind victory over Tonga in Leicester.


We cannot keep Mane forever - Koeman

Mane, 23, found the back of the net at Stamford Bridge as he helped the Saints to a memorable victory over the Premier League champions.

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Carragher: 'Liverpool becoming Tottenham'

"Liverpool are becoming Tottenham: they think they're a big club but the real big clubs are not too worried about them, who they buy, what they do."

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Cheng wins shortened Asia-Pacific, makes Masters

Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur golf championship on Sunday -- and a spot in the Masters -- when heavy rain and high winds canceled the fourth round.



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