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LIVE - Sunderland vs. Man Utd

Follow minute-by-minute action as Manchester United travel to the Stadium of Light looking to continue their improved form that has seen them lose just once since Boxing Day.

14hPA Sport

LVG won't ask United about Mourinho talks

Louis van Gaal says he won't ask Manchester United officials if the club have been in contact with Jose Mourinho about replacing him as manager.

9hAdam Rubin

MLB permanently bans Mejia for PED violations

Jenrry Mejia, 26, became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under MLB's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

17hMike Goodman

Goodman: Why Man Utd struggle to keep up

Louis van Gaal's tenure at Man United will be regarded a disappointment, but the work of Ed Woodward is the real disaster, writes Mike Goodman.

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57mChris Wright

Bayern apologise for Beyonce tweet

Bayern Munich's Twitter account used a Beyonce gif after reaching the semifinals of the DFB Pokal on Wednesday but were soon moved to apologise.

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Venus reaches Taiwan Open final, to meet Doi

Top-seeded Venus Williams still has yet to drop a set at the Taiwain Open, outlasting Yulia Putintseva on Saturday to reach the final against Misaki Doi.

16hESPN staff

Henry: Tottenham can win Premier League

Thierry Henry has admitted his former rivals Tottenham Hotspur can win the Premier League this season -- even if he can scarcely believe it himself.

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1dESPN Staff

Umpire Asad Rauf banned for five years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has banned Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf for five years on charges of corruption and misconduct.

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20hPA Sport

Cavendish wins the Tour of Qatar

Mark Cavendish claimed overall victory at the Tour of Qatar after the narrowest of defeats on the concluding fifth stage.



New Sunderland signing Wahbi Khazri scores direct from a free kick to put them 1-0 up vs. Man Utd


Man Utd XI: De Gea, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Borthwick-Jackson, Schneiderlin, Carrick, Lingard, Mata, Martial, Rooney


Sunderland XI: Mannone, Yedlin, OShea, Kone, van Aanholt, Kirchhoff, Cattermole, MVila, Khazri, NDoye, Defoe.