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Champions League will be won by Man City, Liverpool or Barcelona. Sorry, everyone else

It's not just bookmakers who believe Europe's top competition is a three-horse race this season. Here's why they're so far ahead of the pack.

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Week 2 reaction

Week 3 NFL Power Rankings - 1-32 poll, plus the most pleasant surprise for each team

While we track teams moving up (Cowboys, Ravens) and down (Saints, Steelers) in our 1-32 rankings, we also identify each team's pleasant early-season surprise.

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Barnwell: All the fallout from the Big Ben and Brees injuries

The Steelers quarterback is out for the season, while the Saints QB could miss six games. Here's what's next for both franchises.

Week 2 NFL QB awards: Trubisky's drastic step backward

In this week's superlatives, we express concern for Mitchell Trubisky, appreciate the historic ineffectiveness of Miami's duo and more.

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Marcotti's Musings

Man City aren't in crisis despite Norwich shock. PLUS: Bayern's Bundesliga dominance is under threat

Pep Guardiola's side shouldn't worry despite Saturday's 3-2 defeat at Norwich. PLUS: Bayern have won seven straight titles but their time is up.

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Ansu Fati isn't just making history -- he's proving Barca DNA is strong as ever

A year ago, Ansu Fati couldn't get a game with kids his own age. Now the 16-year-old is starring for Barcelona.

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Clark on Steelers trading for Fitzpatrick: 'I hate it'

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Steelers' move for Minkah Fitzpatrick bold, calculated -- and a bit desperate

The Steelers feel strongly enough about Fitzpatrick’s talent to justify giving up any pick the team can muster in April’s draft. It's risky.

Cricket

How a summer of ceaseless rivalry ended with honours even

Seven Anglo-Australian contests across two formats and four months ended with a trophy apiece and little to separate the sides

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'I'd swap Headingley drama for an Ashes win' - Stokes

Allrounder was England's stand-out performer of a memorable summer, but regrets the one that got away.

30 for 30 - Rodman: For better or Worse

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While Rodman is no doubt one of the greatest talents in NBA history, he is just as famous for his off-court exploits.

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Transfer Talk

LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United scouting Benfica defender Ruben Dias

With their backline reserves looking threadbare, Man United are scouting Benfica defender Ruben Dias. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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