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Mourinho plays down argument with Costa

Jose Mourinho has played down a half-time argument with Diego Costa during Chelsea's Champions League victory at Maccabi Tel-Aviv, saying that the pair had a "kiss and cuddle" to make up.

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Murray warns fans to take security advice

Great Britain have put worries over security to one side as they prepare for the Davis Cup final - but Andy Murray understands the anxiety among some fans.

5hESPN Staff

Man United, PSG ramp up Ronaldo pursuit

The winter window gets closer with each passing day, and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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11hMike Whalley

Liverpool to face tribunal over Ings fee

Liverpool have been asked by Premier League to submit their case ahead of a tribunal that will decide how much they must pay Burnley for Danny Ings.

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Tom Hamilton

Who will be in Eddie Jones' England backroom staff?

With Stuart Lancaster's replacement preparing to settle into his new job, ESPN runs the rule over those who could join him in the England coaching department.

19hESPN Staff

Prem 'likes idea' of no Chelsea title

Premier League chief executive Scudamore says the champions' struggles this season are good for the competitive dynamic of the English top flight.

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Spieth to approach Rio Games as 'fifth major'

Jordan Spieth expressed enthusiasm about playing for a gold medal at next year's Rio Olympics. Adam Scott, on the other hand, said he'll only play if it fits in his schedule.

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11hJason Sobel

Sobel: Rankings evolve, shape pro golf

Whether you understand the Official World Golf Rankings or could care less about the mathematical permutations, the importance of the formula dictates much in the pro game -- and perplexes many.

2hRichard Jolly

City hope Silva, Bony back vs. Southampton

Pellegrini said: "I hope David could be involved in the game at the weekend. I'm not 100 percent sure but he has improved a lot in the last two days."

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Nick Parkinson

DeGale: Bute 'nervous' since Froch defeat

Super middleweight titlist James DeGale says his challenger on Saturday, Lucian Bute, has not looked the same since losing to his fellow Briton Carl Froch.

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1dJason Sobel

Don't bet on it: Tour bans pros from daily fantasy

As part of a newly instituted policy that was communicated to its membership weeks ago, the PGA Tour is prohibiting players from competing in golf-related daily fantasy sports contests.

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Wenger criticises UEFA doping rules

Arsene Wenger has called on UEFA to change its rules on drug cheats, saying the current regulations "basically accept doping."

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Joshua: I want to fight Fury in 2016

Anthony Joshua expects to face Tyson Fury in 2016, whether his British rival wins or loses against Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday.

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Real Madrid back Benitez to continue as coach

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez offered his backing to under-pressure coach Rafa Benitez, while also saying reports that he has considered selling out-of-form galactico Cristiano Ronaldo are "lies".