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UFC 251 latest: Jorge Masvidal says Kamaru Usman ‘crossed a line’ with ‘butthole’ comments and promises ‘very violent’ finish on Fight Island

UFC 251 latest: Jorge Masvidal says Kamaru Usman ‘crossed a line’ with ‘butthole’ comments and promises ‘very violent’ finish on Fight Island

SUMMARY: Jorge Masvidal insists his issues with Kamaru Usman became personal when the UFC welterweight champion ‘crossed lines’ by talking about his ‘butthole’.

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Liverpool suffer early blow in title defence with captain Jordan Henderson likely to miss start of next season

Liverpool suffer early blow in title defence with captain Jordan Henderson likely to miss start of next season

SUMMARY: Liverpool could be without Jordan Henderson for the start of their Premier League title defence next season.

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Athletics' Matt Chapman on having no fans in stadium: 'It just plays to our advantge'

Athletics' Matt Chapman on having no fans in stadium: 'It just plays to our advantge'

SUMMARY: Oakland Athletics star Matt Chapman doesn’t seem too worried about not having fans in the stands when the team takes the field at the RingCentral Coliseum later this month.

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Where is UFC ‘Fight Island’? All you need to know about Dana White’s amazing new venue hosting Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 this weekend

Where is UFC ‘Fight Island’? All you need to know about Dana White’s amazing new venue hosting Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 this weekend

SUMMARY: Dana White’s ‘Fight Island’ dream will become a reality this weekend.

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Lynx to hold first full-team practice Friday in Florida

Lynx to hold first full-team practice Friday in Florida

SUMMARY: “They’re going from quarantining, being bored out of their minds to actually getting on the court together.”WNBA teams will be allowed to hold up to five practices over the first three days, starting Friday.

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UFC 251 fight card and news: Masvidal and Usman UK start time, predictions, weigh-ins, plus Dana White on Conor McGregor return

UFC 251 fight card and news: Masvidal and Usman UK start time, predictions, weigh-ins, plus Dana White on Conor McGregor return

SUMMARY: Fight Island is almost here and talkSPORT will be on hand to bring you every minute of it.

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Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain out for last four games of season

Jordan Henderson: Liverpool captain out for last four games of season

SUMMARY: Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been ruled out for the remaining four games of the season with a knee injury, according to manager Jurgen Klopp.

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Big Ten moving to conference-only model for all sports this fall

Big Ten moving to conference-only model for all sports this fall

SUMMARY: Frank Isola and Michael Wilbon break down how conference-only games will affect the Big Ten and collegiate athletics as a whole.

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Zion Williamson's stepfather took $400K payment, court filing alleges

Zion Williamson's stepfather took $400K payment, court filing alleges

SUMMARY: This is a desperate and irresponsible attempt to smear Mr. Williamson at the very time he has the opportunity to live his dream of playing professional basketball."

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UFC 'troubled' by Mike Perry's bar altercation, says fighter will seek counseling

UFC 'troubled' by Mike Perry's bar altercation, says fighter will seek counseling

SUMMARY: "UFC is aware and troubled by the video that was released last night concerning Mike Perry," the UFC's statement read.

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Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's documentary film company finishes 'The Meaning of Hitler'

Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's documentary film company finishes 'The Meaning of Hitler'

SUMMARY: Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie's documentary film company, Play/Action Pictures, on Thursday announced the completion of its inaugural project, which has been in the works for three years: "The Meaning of Hitler."

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Brooklyn Nets sign veteran Michael Beasley as substitute player

Brooklyn Nets sign veteran Michael Beasley as substitute player

SUMMARY: Brian Windhorst and Paul Pierce analyze the Nets' options going into the bubble without DeAndre Jordan and possibly Spencer Dinwiddie.

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New Jersey suspends betting on Ukrainian table tennis after match-fixing alert

New Jersey suspends betting on Ukrainian table tennis after match-fixing alert

SUMMARY: The Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association alerted New Jersey regulators on July 7 of match-fixing concerns regarding Ukrainian table tennis, according to the notice provided to sportsbooks by gaming enforcement and obtained by ESPN.

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UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: Bayern could face Barcelona; Real Madrid or Man City vs. Juventus or Lyon

UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: Bayern could face Barcelona; Real Madrid or Man City vs. Juventus or Lyon

SUMMARY: Gab Marcotti explains why he would love to see Atalanta vs. RB Leipzig in the Champions League quarterfinals.

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It's not an easy trek, but Angle Inlet still can be reached

It's not an easy trek, but Angle Inlet still can be reached

SUMMARY: That’s because the temporary closure of Canada’s border has cut off the only land route to Angle Inlet and its mainland docks.

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Wild interim coach Dean Evason eager for Monday's start of camp

Wild interim coach Dean Evason eager for Monday's start of camp

SUMMARY: Wild interim coach Dean Evason also has a message teed up for players, who could report for training camp Monday at Tria Rink in St. Paul.

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Fabinho and Mane to return, Oxlade-Chamberlain on the bench: How Liverpool should line-up for Burnley clash

Fabinho and Mane to return, Oxlade-Chamberlain on the bench: How Liverpool should line-up for Burnley clash

SUMMARY: Liverpool are closing in on the record Premier League points tally and need three wins from their final four games to beat Man City’s 100 points set two seasons ago.

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Renaming the Redskins: Inside the process, hurdles and possible fallout

Renaming the Redskins: Inside the process, hurdles and possible fallout

SUMMARY: (1:54)The process of changing a team name isn't a simple one, as the Washington Redskins are about to discover.

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Europa League draw LIVE: Updates as Man United, Wolves and Rangers learn potential opponents – Champions League draw also confirmed

Europa League draw LIVE: Updates as Man United, Wolves and Rangers learn potential opponents – Champions League draw also confirmed

SUMMARY: The 2019/20 Champions League and Europa League quarter-final and semi-final draws will be made today and will be live on talkSPORT2 today.

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Europa League draw: Manchester United avoid big guns as Wolves and Rangers face challenging potential quarter-final ties

Europa League draw: Manchester United avoid big guns as Wolves and Rangers face challenging potential quarter-final ties

SUMMARY: Manchester United were given a favourable Europa League quarter-final in Friday’s draw, while Wolves and Rangers face serious challenges should they progress from the last-16.

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