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‘He’s a top talent but it’s make or break!’ Liverpool fans react to news Loris Karius is set to start against Arsenal

‘He’s a top talent but it’s make or break!’ Liverpool fans react to news Loris Karius is set to start against Arsenal

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Liverpool goalkeeper Loris KariusSunday, August 27, 2017Liverpool supporters looking forward to their Premier League clash with Arsenal have received some shock news this morning.According to journalist Kristof Terreur, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is not in the Reds’ squad to face the Gunners, despite not being ill or injured.This means German shot-stopper Loris Karius will play between the sticks as they face Arsenal at Anfield, despite the player not starting a senior game since a 2-1 FA Cup defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers.And Liverpool fans have been having their say on the situation on Twitter…Let's block ads! (Why?)
Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

Mayweather vs. McGregor: 'Money' gets $100M purse, 'Notorious' claims $30M

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Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Irish UFC star Conor McGregor won't make as much as Floyd Mayweather from Saturday's showdown, but he will nearly double his net worth.McGregor is worth about $ 34 million, according to Forbes. The Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed Friday that Mayweather will earn a guaranteed purse of $ 100 million, while McGregor's minimum purse is $ 30 million.ESPN and MMAFighting.com obtained the document from the commission revealing the purses.But the fighters will cash in for even more than the purses. Each has a share of the promotion. McGregor is set to rake in more than $ 100 million from that. Mayweather should make double or triple the amount of McGregor from the promotion.The other purses on the fight card include Gervonta Davis ($ 600,000), Francisco Fonseca ($ 35,000...
Fantasy Football 2017: Top 100 running back rankings 2.0

Fantasy Football 2017: Top 100 running back rankings 2.0

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Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Arizona Cardinals star David Johnson is our top fantasy football running back for 2017, followed by scores of other prolific ball carriers.After Johnson and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell come off of the board, you'll need to be read up on the league's top runners in the best positions to succeed.That is why, at UPI, we have ranked our top 100 running backs, in standard format, for your 2017 fantasy football draft kit.SCROLL DOWN FOR TOP 100For clarity, here are some of the best running backs to look out for in five separate tiers, as well as some unheralded sleepers.HALL OF FAME1. David Johnson, 2. Le'Veon Bell, 3. Jay AjayiHe is already our No. 1 overall ranked fantasy football player for 2017, making him the de facto No. 1 running back this season heading...
Stokes century defies improved Windies – highlights & report

Stokes century defies improved Windies – highlights & report

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Media playback is not supported on this device Second Investec Test, Headingley, day oneEngland 258 (70.5 overs): Stokes 100, Root 59, Gabriel 4-51, Roach 4-71West Indies 19-1 (12 overs): Brathwaite 13*West Indies trail by 239 runsScorecardBen Stokes defied a much-improved West Indies with a superb century before James Anderson struck late on day one of the second Test at Headingley.Arriving at 71-4, Stokes counter-attacked in thrilling fashion, reaching his sixth Test hundred off 122 balls.He was dropped twice, including the ball before making his century by Shannon Gabriel, who removed Stokes for 100 as the hosts were all out for 258.Anderson snared Kieran Powell as the tourists closed on 19-1, 239 behind.Following a dismal showing in ...
Manchester United FC news: How Jose Mourinho could fit Lukaku and Ibrahimovic into starting line-up

Manchester United FC news: How Jose Mourinho could fit Lukaku and Ibrahimovic into starting line-up

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Zlatan Ibrahimovichas re-signed for Manchester United, agreeing a one-year contract and being handed the number 10 shirt.He's currently recovering from a serious knee injury sustained in April, but once he returns to fitness, he'll be vying for a place in the starting line-up.The arrival of Romelu Lukaku has somewhat complicated his place in the team, though, so talkSPORT.com has taken a look at how the pair could both slot into Jose Mourinho's XI.Read on to see three possible formations featuring Lukaku and Ibrahimovic up top.In a 3-5-2 formation:Mourinho toyed with a back three towards the end of last season, before re-establishing a back four over pre-season and at the start of the new campaign. If the Portuguese manager wants to pack his midfield to accomodate Lukaku and Ibrahimovic, h...