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Rodgers 'incredibly disappointed' with sack

Brendan Rodgers has spoken of being "incredibly disappointed" to be sacked by Liverpool after three years as manager at Anfield but thanked the club's owners, players and fans.

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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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Hossain arrested for alleged assault on 11-year-old

Bangladesh fast bowler Shahadat Hossain was sent to prison on Monday after he surrendered before a Dhaka court and sought bail in a case filed against him for allegedly assaulting a housemaid.

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Bairstow boosts hopes of retaining Test berth

Jonny Bairstow was the biggest beneficiary on the opening day of England's first warm-up match against Pakistan A, as he scored an unbeaten 66 to press his claims for retaining a spot in the middle order for the Test series.

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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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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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Preview: Fiji vs. Uruguay

We say goodbye to Fiji and Milton Keynes from this year's Rugby World Cup here as both combine with Uruguay to supply us with the first genuinely meaningless match of the Rugby World Cup.

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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.


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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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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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.