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32mDan Kilpatrick

Dembele suspended 6 games for eye gouge

Mousa Dembele has been banned for six matches by the Football Association after the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder accepted a charge of violent conduct after he appeared to try to scratch the eye of Chelsea's Diego Costa.

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7hJames Dall

City and Arsenal out to avoid total failure

That Manchester City's and Arsenal's seasons hinge on whether they can secure Champions League qualification epitomises their underachievements.

6hMattias Karen

Oxlade-Chamberlain to miss Euro 2016

England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will miss the European Championship after sustaining a new knee injury in training.

57mJonathan Smith

Man City need top four finish - Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini insists he is desperate to finish in a Champions League place, despite the fact that he's leaving Manchester City in the summer.

18hRichard Jolly

Jolly: Klopp steering Reds toward glory

Liverpool reached the Europa League final after turning around a first-leg deficit to defeat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield on Thursday night.

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1mAssociated Press

Murray and Nadal to meet in Madrid semifinals

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal will meet again in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday, a rematch of last year's final won by the Briton.

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11hDan Rafael

Alvarez: 'I've never been afraid of anyone'

Should Canelo Alvarez defeat Amir Khan on Saturday, he has a decision to make: fight fearsome unified titleholder Gennady Golovkin or be stripped of the title. What would Canelo do?

9hSteve Bunce

Khan's Olympic legacy lives on with GB

Amir Khan's truly unexpected series of fights at the Athens Olympics in 2004 started the journey for Muhammad Ali and Qais Ashfaq as they prepare for the Rio Games, writes Steve Bunce.

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2hNate Saunders

Hamilton to fans: Please trust my team

Lewis Hamilton has called on fans to trust his team of mechanics and insisted he has "1000 percent" faith in Mercedes and his quest for a fourth world championship.

Tyson bit Lewis in leg during pre-fight presser (1:25)
3hDan Kilpatrick

Tottenham no longer 'soft' - Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has said Tottenham Hotspur "crossed the line" in Monday's 2-2 draw at Chelsea but says he is "proud" of his players.


Djokovic: Tomic not committed to tennis

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has slammed Bernard Tomic's failure to contest his final point at the Madrid Open, saying the Australian just isn't committed to the sport as required.

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7hTom Hamilton

What's on the line in the Aviva Premiership?

Just one round of the Aviva Premiership remains and we look at what's still up for grabs as teams chase a home semifinal and a top-six finish.

Rodolfo Reyes
18hKevin Seifert

American football making worldwide inroads

American football has gone global, and the sport is growing one big dude at a time in some markets. Kevin Seifert explores the game's worldwide reach and what it could mean for the NFL.

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3hPA Sport

Ennis-Hill withdraws from Hypo-Meeting

Jessica Ennis-Hill has suffered a setback in her build-up to the Rio Olympics after being forced to withdraw from next month's prestigious Hypo-Meeting in Austria.

3hLiam Twomey

Hiddink unaware of Terry farewell party

Guus Hiddink says he is not aware of John Terry's reported plans to hold a farewell party at Stamford Bridge but said he hopes he will be invited.

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6hSteven Lynch

Ask Steven: Monaco masterclass

Rafael Nadal recently won the Monte Carlo Open for the ninth time. Was this some sort of record? ESPN's resident expert Steven Lynch has the answer.

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1dNate Saunders

Verstappen promotion a no-brainer for Red Bull

Nate Saunders explains why Max Verstappen's early promotion to Red Bull makes sense for team and driver with a 2017 seat already looking like a formality.

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Raptors do enough right to win in OT

Toronto's stars struggled -- again. But as "ugly" as Game 2 may have been, victory in OT was made possible by Jonas Valanciunas, who came up big to help the Raptors get even with the Heat.



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