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Debuchy: We will be incredible when World Cup trio integrate

Full-back Mathieu Debuchy believes Arsenal will be "incredible" once World Cup winners Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski have fully integrated back into the squad. The German trio are expected to be involved for the first time in the squad for Saturday's evening kick-off at Everton, having returning to London following an extended break after their triumph...
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Marijuana charges against Steelers Bell, Blount

PITTSBURGH (AP) Police have filed marijuana possession charges against Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount following a traffic stop. Police in the Pittsburgh suburb of Ross Township say a motorcycle officer pulled over Bell's Chevrolet Camaro when he smelled marijuana coming from it about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Detective Brian Kohlhepp has...
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CFB AM: UCONN's Husky issued charity challenge to UGA's Bulldog

Question: How do you know when the Ice Bucket Challenge has officially jumped the shark? When Texas A&M’s boss Kevin Sumlin calls out rapper Rick Ross? Nah, not quite. How about when official team mascot dogs start issuing the challenge to each other? Yep – I think we’re there. Recently, Northern Illinois’ Mission issued the charity challenge to two other Husky mascots...
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Sorting out the saga behind Jermaine Jones and his proposed move to MLS

Jermaine Jones has discussed his desire to move to MLS for quite some time now. It isn't a secret that he'd like to continue his career in the United States. He has said it time and time again. MLS is always searching to bolster the league with high-profile U.S. internationals. The league has spent millions of dollars over the past year to tempt players like Jones to continue...
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United striker Welbeck seeks make-or-break talks with Van Gaal

Danny Welbeck is seeking make-or-break talks with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal over his Old Trafford future. Welbeck has already had meetings with Van Gaal this summer and a host of Premier League clubs, including Arsenal, Tottenham, Newcastle and Sunderland, are maintaining a watching brief should the England striker become available. The 23-year-old will look to...
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Sources: Milan striker Balotelli heads to Liverpool for his medical

Mario Balotelli is on his way to England for a medical ahead of his proposed move to Liverpool, Sky sources understand. The AC Milan striker said his farewells to his team-mates after training on Thursday after a fee of around £16m was agreed between the clubs. Balotelli's discipline on and off the field was questioned in his stay with Manchester City from 2010 to 2013 and...
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Vanderbilt names Robinette as starting quarterback

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has named Patton Robinette as his starting quarterback a week before the Commodores' season opener against Temple. Mason announced his decision Thursday night. "I'm excited for Patton as we prepare this team for the season opener next Thursday," Mason said in a statement. "Patton has really made strides and consistently...
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Atletico manager Simeone talks down his side's title chances

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has already conceded that his side may have fallen too far behind Barcelona and Real Madrid to retain their Primera Division title. Despite emerging from the shadows of Spain's big two to claim their first title for 18 years last season, Simeone believes that a summer of aggressive spending by those sides will make it extremely tough to defend...
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Weekend warrior: Dodgers' Ramirez to return Sunday

Need a boost for your fantasy squad? If you own Hanley Ramirez, you're about to get one, as the Dodgers are scheduled to reactivate him on Sunday. Ramirez has been on the DL since August 8 due to an oblique injury, and has been limited to 100 games this season due to assorted maladies. Hopefully, Ramirez is back at full strength, and ready to produce like the fantasy star you...
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QPR boss Redknapp offers bizarre defense of under-fire Mackay

QPR manager Harry Redknapp offered a bizarre defense of under-fire Malky Mackay, saying: "He hasn't murdered anyone, he hasn't raped anyone and he is not a pedophile. Mackay and his former head of recruitment Iain Moody are alleged to have shared racist, sexist and homophobic texts when they worked together at the Welsh club. The Scot has apologized for the messages...
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Greece striker Samaras signs for West Brom

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) Greece striker Georgios Samaras has joined West Bromwich Albion on a two-year deal following his release by Celtic. It will be Samaras' second spell in the Premier League after playing for Manchester City from 2006-08. He spent the last six years at Celtic. West Brom head coach Alan Irvine says the 29-year-old Samaras ''has played a lot of...
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Defending champion Horner out of Spanish Vuelta

MADRID (AP) Team Lampre Merida says defending Spanish Vuelta champion Chris Horner will not compete in this year's race. The team says it decided ''not to allow the athlete to partake in this Vuelta'' after UCI blood tests showed a problem since Horner had received treatment with oral cortisone for a lingering infection. In the statement, team doctor Carlo Guardascione...
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Maine town chooses to rename street 'Redskin's Drive'

WISCASSET, Maine -- Officials in a Maine town are renaming a road after the local high school's former mascot, which was changed because some people found it offensive. Wiscasset's board of selectmen voted this week to grant a resident's request to rename her street "Redskin's Drive," a decision that is drawing criticism from Native Americans. The move comes...
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Barcelona forward Neymar set to miss season opener against Elche

Neymar has likely been ruled out of Barcelona's season-opening game against Elche after spraining his ankle. The Brazilian forward has only just recovered from the cracked vertebra he suffered at the World Cup finals and was back in full training ahead of Sunday's Primera Division match at the Nou Camp. But a statement published on Barca's official website read: "...
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Maine town renames street 'Redskin's Drive'

WISCASSET, Maine (AP) Officials in a Maine town are renaming a road after the local high school's former mascot, which was changed because some people found it offensive. Wiscasset's board of selectmen voted this week to grant a resident's request to rename her street ''Redskin's Drive,'' a decision that is drawing criticism from Native Americans...
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LMA apologizes for the wording of its Malky Mackay press release

The League Managers Association has apologized for the wording of its press release on Thursday in relation to Malky Mackay. The LMA stepped in after Mackay and former head of recruitment Iain Moody were implicated in a damning dossier submitted by Cardiff to the Football Association, accusing the duo of being racist, sexist and homophobic in a series of text messages during their...
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Barcelona striker Neymar injures left ankle

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Neymar could miss Barcelona's league opener this weekend after spraining his left ankle in training. Barcelona said in a statement Friday that the Brazil star complained of pain in his ankle after a training session on Thursday and was later diagnosed with a ''grade 1'' sprain. It said ''his return to training will depend on how...
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Rosberg best in 1st practice session at Belgian GP

SPA, Belgium (AP) Nico Rosberg posted the fastest time in the first practice session of the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, finishing ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton as their intense battle for the Formula One title resumes. In cool and overcast conditions, Rosberg clocked 1 minute, 51.577 seconds on the 7-kilometer (4.3-mile) Spa track - the longest on the F1 calendar ...
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Top Tweets: Aug. 22

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Arsenal boss Wenger maintains he has no regrets over Fabregas

Arsene Wenger is adamant there are no regrets about not re-signing Cesc Fabregas following the former Arsenal captain's impressive debut for Chelsea. Fabregas left Arsenal in 2011 for boyhood club Barcelona and Wenger had the option to bring the Spain international back to Emirates Stadium this summer. Wenger decided against pursuing a deal and Fabregas instead signed for Chelsea...
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Chilton reinstated for Marussia at Belgian GP

SPA, Belgium (AP) British driver Max Chilton has been reinstated to drive for Marussia at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, just a day after he was replaced by American Alexander Rossi. Marussia announced on Thursday that Rossi was taking Chilton's seat at Spa because of ongoing contractual problems. But on Friday morning race stewards accepted a request from Marussia to...
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More schools mixing beer, football at stadiums

Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the general public this season...
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Tim Howard leaves Team USA

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Man United enter race for Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira

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... Liverpool want Mario Balotelli to sign a good-conduct clause to seal his £16million Anfield move. Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is ready to go head-to-head with Arsenal for Real Madrid midfielder...
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