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Benatia: Bayern Munich transfer is a dream come true

Medhi Benatia has described joining Bayern Munich as a dream come true and emphasized his excitement at working under coach Pep Guardiola. Bayern have agreed a fee with Roma for the 27-year-old, who will sign a five-year contract once he completes a medical in the coming days. "I'm delighted that my transfer to Bayern has finally come off," he told Sport1 television...
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AC Milan looks to sign Chelsea duo Fernando Torres, Marco van Ginkel

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Rossoneri want to bring Torres on a season-long loan following the departure of Mario Balotelli to Liverpool. AC Milan club administrator Adriano Galliani has confirmed the outfit has made an official offer to Chelsea for 21-year-old Dutch midfielder...
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Barcelona reaches agreement to sign Sao Paulo defender Douglas

Barcelona have reached a preliminary agreement with Sao Paulo to sign Brazilian defender Douglas. The 24-year-old right-back will undergo a medical in Spain later this week before signing a five-year deal with the Primera Liga giants to become Barca's sixth reinforcement this summer. A statement from Barcelona read: "Barcelona and Sao Paulo FC have reached an initial agreement...
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Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal will not panic buy a striker

Arsene Wenger has insisted Arsenal will not panic buy to sign a striker, if Olivier Giroud is ruled out for a lengthy spell. Arsenal are waiting to learn the full extent of the ankle injury Giroud suffered in last weekend's draw at Everton amid fears the France international could be out until the New Year. If Giroud is sidelined for the first half of the season, Wenger has been...
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NFLPA challenger Gilbert wants 18-game season, accuses owners of collusion

Former NFL defensive lineman Sean Gilbert, who has announced he will run against DeMaurice Smith for executive director of the NFL Players Association, is a man with a plan. Gilbert released his formal platform during a press conference this week, and it wasn't lacking in drastic changes. Included in his 23-point plan is a proposition to adopt an 18-game regular-season schedule...
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Golfer nails hole-in-one on par-4 hole in Kuala Lumpur tournament

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on Wednesday. He holed out on the water-lined 289-yard 16th on the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's west course. "I saw the ball rolling into the hole and I started celebrating with my caddie," Zain said. "It was...
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Barcelona set to sign defender Douglas Pereira

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Barcelona says it has agreed to sign defender Douglas Pereira from Sao Paulo on a five-season deal for 4 million euros ($5.3 million) pending a medical examination. The club says Douglas will travel to Barcelona at the end of the week to undergo a medical examination, ''sign a contract and be presented as a new player.'' The transfer fee could...
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Serious questions for United after cup humiliation

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United. He couldn't have thought it would get this bad. Barely two months ago, a jubilant Van Gaal was leaping out of his seat and high-fiving his Netherlands players after masterminding a 5-1 thrashing of Spain at the World Cup in Brazil. Compare that to the glum,...
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Mario Balotelli ready to make Liverpool debut against Tottenham

Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Mario Balotelli could make his debut for Liverpool at the weekend. Balotelli sealed his £16m move from AC Milan on Monday but the transfer was not completed in time for him to feature against former club Manchester City later in the evening. However, the Italy striker is now available for selection to face Tottenham on Sunday after he was forced...
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Seahawks fan has prosthetic eye with team's logo

There are sports fans, and then there are sports fans who support their team with a level of dedication that leaves you in awe. Bill VandenBush is the latter. VandenBush lost his right eye and vocal cords in a terrible explosion in Vietnam, but he makes the best of it. Namely, by using a prosthetic eye with his favorite team's logo in the pupil. VandenBush has been a diehard...
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Abiliene Christian-Georgia State game offers low-key kickoff to 2014 season

ATLANTA -- Welcome back, college football! The season begins Wednesday night with a game that won't have any impact on the national championship race: Georgia State, starting its first year as a full-fledged FBS member, takes on Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at the Georgia Dome. It will be the first of three games in four days at the stadium in downtown Atlanta, the others...
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Little League champs arrive back in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) The captain of the South Korean team that won the Little League World Series says he wants to keep winning baseball championships with his friends when they grow up. Jae Yeong Hwang says he would like to reunite with his teammates as adults and win the World Baseball Classic, an international baseball tournament. Hwang and his teammates received a big welcome...
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TCU plans to play two quarterbacks, not saying who will be starter

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Trevone Boykin is in the same position he was last year with TCU, again part of the unanswered question of who will be the starting quarterback only days before the season opener. Texas A&M graduate Matt Joeckel, who spent the last four years with the Aggies behind NFL draft picks Ryan Tannehill and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, will use his final...
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Golfer aces par-4 hole in Kuala Lumpur tournament

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 hole during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on Wednesday. Zain holed out on the water-lined 289-yard 16th hole on the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club's west course during the tournament, which awards the winner a place in the $7 million CIMB Classic. Zain finished...
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Arsenal target PSG striker Cavani following Giroud injury

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... New Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has admitted he did not want to leave Real Madrid. QPR owner Tony Fernandes wants former player Les Ferdinand as a possible director of football. Michael Dawson...
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Auburn, Oregon among teams could be impacted by key injuries

Braxton Miller's season-ending shoulder injury has the potential to shake up the national title race, leaving a loaded Ohio State team without one of the country's most dynamic quarterbacks. While Miller's injury has drawn the most attention this preseason, the Buckeyes aren't the only ones trying to replace a key player who went down with an injury. These teams have...
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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

TENNIS NEW YORK (AP) American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 - almost three years before she was born - when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova. The 15-year-old Bellis rallied from down a break in the third set for a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 first-round victory over the 12th-seeded Cibulkova. With an overflow crowd at a...
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SMU adds Kevlar-fortified liners to helmets to lower concussion risk

DALLAS -- SMU has added Kevlar-fortified liners designed to lower the risk of concussions to the inside of its football helmets. The Mustangs on Tuesday announced a multiyear partnership with Unequal Technologies for the helmet liner and other body protection gear. SMU is believed to be the first NCAA Division I football program to partner with the company, whose products use a composite...
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Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa's biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter. However, for the first time in a long while, the Hawkeyes enter a season with more answers than questions. Iowa opens the season Saturday against Northern Iowa with a remarkably settled depth chart. Aside from the kicking game and a bit of jostling at linebacker, the Hawkeyes know exactly who they...
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Texas Tech's Williams moves from RB to LB

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) After Texas Tech's Holiday Bowl win, the Red Raiders' leading rusher approached coach Kliff Kingsbury to ask if he could switch positions. Kenny Williams saw how depleted the Red Raiders were going to be at linebacker this season, so he offered to help out by heading to the other side. Now, after leading Texas Tech in rushing the past two years, the 5...
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No. 8 Michigan St readies defense for opener

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) Mark Dantonio cares more about how No. 8 Michigan State plays than how many plays Jacksonville State can run with its fast-tempo offense in Friday's season opener for both teams. The Spartans' coach said Tuesday he likes what he sees in a retooled defense after a 13-1 season that included Big Ten and Rose Bowl championships. But he stressed the importance...
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TCU will play both QBs, not saying who is starting

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Trevone Boykin is in the same position he was last year with TCU, again part of the unanswered question of who will be the starting quarterback only days before the season opener. Texas A&M graduate Matt Joeckel, who spent the last four years with the Aggies behind NFL draft picks Ryan Tannehill and Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, will use his final...
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Lions have depth at WR for a change

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) After two injury-filled seasons, Detroit Lions receiver Ryan Broyles is ready to get going. ''I'm out here making plays,'' Broyles said. ''I feel confident in what I've shown this preseason. It's just the beginning for me.'' Broyles' confidence couldn't come at a better time. The 2012 second-round draft pick...
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Jayhawks' Reagan hired by Weis to replace - Weis

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) John Reagan has what could be the most uncomfortable job in major college football: He's the offensive coordinator at Kansas, hired by coach Charlie Weis to replace - Charlie Weis. Weis had a chance to see what Reagan could do firsthand the past couple of seasons, when his Rice offenses helped engineer two wins over the Jayhawks. So when Weis decided after...
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Rivera says No. 3 QB Webb to stick with Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Joe Webb knew coming into training camp he'd need a break or two to make the Carolina Panthers' roster. He got one - although not exactly the one he'd hoped for. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Tuesday he plans to keep Webb as the team's No. 3 quarterback after starter Cam Newton suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs Friday night during a preseason...
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