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10hMiguel Delaney

Real contact Juventus for Pogba - sources

Real Madrid have made initial contact with Juventus over Paul Pogba, sources have told ESPN FC, further complicating the player's anticipated move to Manchester United.

8hESPN staff

Trending: Madrid contact Juve over Pogba

Real Madrid have made initial contact with Juventus over Paul Pogba, sources have told ESPN FC, complicating his anticipated move to Man United.

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20hDermot Corrigan

Messi among Goal of Season contenders

Leo Messi is among the 10 players who have made UEFA's shortlist for the Goal of the Season award, covering European club competitions and Euro 2016.

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17hESPN staff

Fourth extra-time substitute for FA Cup

The FA Cup is planning to allow a fourth substitution during extra time from the quarterfinals onwards as part of a test for a law change.

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Russia doping whistleblower appeals IOC's ban

Russian doping whistleblower Yulia Stepanova is appealing her ban from the Olympics, saying it was based on incorrect information and dubious legal grounds.

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1dPA Sport

'Gutted' McIlroy beaten in long drive contest

Korea's Byeong Hun An came out on top in the long drive contest at the U.S. PGA Championship, much to the irritation of Rory McIlroy.

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20hEthan Sherwood Strauss

Durant given hearty welcome by Oracle crowd

Kevin Durant made his debut on the Warriors' home court Tuesday night in a Team USA exhibition game and was given a hero's welcome by the Oracle Arena crowd.

18hNate Saunders and Laurence Edmondson

Decision time: F1, Halo and 2017

ESPN looks at the arguments for and against the Halo cockpit protection device ahead of Thursday's vote on whether F1 should implement it for 2017.

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2dNate Saunders

'Race from hell this is going to be!'

ESPN rounds up the best soundbites from the Hungarian Grand Prix as the radio rules and F1's stewards were once again under the microscope.

2dTristan Barclay

Wiggins backs Froome for golden summer

Sir Bradley Wiggins has backed Chris Froome to emulate his achievement and add Olympic gold to his historic Tour de France title.


Kyrgios falls to Shapovalov in opener at Toronto

Gael Monfils of France defeated Joao Sousa of Portugal 6-3, 6-3 and fifth seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic beat Croatia's Borna Coric 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 at the Rogers Cup on Tuesday.

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Bouchard beats Safarova in 3 sets at Rogers Cup

Eugenie Bouchard earned an impressive first-round victory at the women's Rogers Cup on Tuesday, defeating prematch favorite and 28th-ranked Lucie Safarova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (3).