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Watch: Springer, Bregman go back-to-back to lead American League to All-Star Game glory

Watch: Springer, Bregman go back-to-back to lead American League to All-Star Game glory

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July 18 (UPI) -- The American League edged the National League 8-6 in a record-breaking slugfest at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Baseball's best combined for 10 home runs, the most ever hit at the Midsummer Classic. Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman and outfielder George Springer hit back-to-back home runs in the top of the 10th inning, giving the American League a 7-5 lead in the 89th edition of the showdown. Bregman was named MVP for his effort, highlighted by the 376 foot longball. "Just an incredible two years for the Houston Astros," Bregman told Fox Sports. "It has been a blast. Being able to be on this field with such great players on both sides ... Have my family and friends in attendance. This is really special to us." New York...
Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster ends transfer speculation and signs five-year deal with Premier League side

Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster ends transfer speculation and signs five-year deal with Premier League side

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BREWSTER'S MILLIONS The 18-year-old was linked with moves away from England, but has committed to the Reds Rhian Brewster has signed his first professional contract with Liverpool to put an end to transfer speculation. The 18-year-old signed a five-year deal at Melwood, where he is currently undergoing rehabilitation on an ankle injury. Rhian Brewster was tournament top scorer as England won the U17 World Cup in India Contract negotiations stalled in the last few months, with Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal reportedly interested in his services. However, Merseyside was his home and he could not wait to break into the first team under Jurgen Klopp. Brewster told Liverpoolfc.com: “It feels great. I’ve wanted to do this for a very...
‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

‘If you leave you are dead to me’ – Chelsea fans are terrified Eden Hazard could leave the Premier League to join Real Madrid

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FEELING BLUE The Belgium captain admitted 'it might be time to try something different' after the game against England Eden Hazard admitted he could leave Chelsea this summer, and Blues fans have reacted furiously. Speaking after the 2-0 World Cup win over England, Hazard admitted ‘it might be time to discover something different’ after six years at Stamford Bridge. Hazard secured Belgium’s best ever World Cup finish on Saturday Ever since Cristiano Ronaldo left the Bernabeu to join Juventus, speculation has been rife as to who could replace the Portuguese superstar. It seems Hazard is top of the list and, if the 27-year-old’s comments are anything to go by, a deal could be done this summer. Speaking to B...
Manchester United transfer news: Molde director confirms Premier League interest in Erling Braut Haaland, son of Alf-Inge Haaland

Manchester United transfer news: Molde director confirms Premier League interest in Erling Braut Haaland, son of Alf-Inge Haaland

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Old Trafford bound? The 17-year-old is making a name for himself in front of goal under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer There is definite interest from Manchester United in Erling Braut Haaland. That’s according Molde director Øystein Neerland, who said the club have sent scouts to watch their talented 17-year-old. Haaland recently scored four goals in 20 minutes for the Norwegian club, who are managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, against league rivals Brann in a 4-0 win and it was reported United had someone there to see it. “There are a lot of interested clubs, including Manchester United,” Neerland told TV2 in Norway. “I know that there have been representatives from them at Aker Stadium on several occasio...
Carabao Cup first round draw: Championship, League One and League Two clubs in action as fixtures are revealed

Carabao Cup first round draw: Championship, League One and League Two clubs in action as fixtures are revealed

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UP FOR THE CUP The EFL Cup draw was broadcast EXCLUSIVELY on talkSPORT 2 live from Vietnam on Friday morning The fixtures for the first round if this season’s Carabao Cup have been revealed after the draw live from Vietnam on Friday morning. See EFL Cup first round draw IN FULL below! The pick of the ties include an all-championship clash between Leeds United v Bolton, League One newcomers Sunderland against Sheffield Wednesday and Frank Lampard’s Derby County against League Two Oldham Athletic. The draw was conducted by Premier League greats Louis Saha, Steve McManaman and Dennis Wise in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was split into two categories – the north and the south – to keep travel down ...