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Man City and Pep Guardiola denied by VAR again in frustrating draw vs. Tottenham
Man City and Pep Guardiola denied by VAR again in frustrating draw vs. Tottenham

"They have to fix it." Pep Guardiola and Man City were frustrated again by VAR and forced to settle for a draw against Spurs at the Etihad.

Sterling, De Bruyne stellar in City's VAR-tainted draw with Spurs
Sterling, De Bruyne stellar in City's VAR-tainted draw with Spurs

Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne were solid but VAR took centre stage again as Manchester City drop points in a crucial early-season match.

Three dead as violence mars Honduran derby
Three dead as violence mars Honduran derby

At least three people were killed and three players injured after rival fans clashed in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa on Saturday.

Pep downplays Aguero row: I 'love him a lot'
Pep downplays Aguero row: I 'love him a lot'

Pep Guardiola has played down his touchline row with Sergio Aguero by insisting he still loves the Manchester City striker.

Sources: Nunes to defend title vs. de Randamie
Sources: Nunes to defend title vs. de Randamie

Amanda Nunes, who is also champion at the 145-pound weight class, will defend her bantamweight title (135 pounds) against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 245 on Dec. 14 in Las Vegas, sources told ESPN.

Zidane suggests Bale, James will stay at Real
Zidane suggests Bale, James will stay at Real

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane all but confirmed that Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez will not leave the club this summer.

Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker
Dortmund crush Augsburg to set title marker

Borussia Dortmund crushed Augsburg 5-1 in their Bundesliga opener to lay down an emphatic marker after champions Bayern Munich slipped up.

Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot
Wales defeat England to claim world No. 1 spot

Wales beat England 13-6 in Cardiff on Saturday to avenge their loss in the reverse fixture last Sunday and take them to the top of the official world rankings as the World Cup looms.

Sources: Chargers' James to miss 3-4 months
Sources: Chargers' James to miss 3-4 months

Chargers All-Pro safety Derwin James is expected to be sidelined three to four months, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Costa tops Romero in epic back-and-forth brawl at UFC 241
Costa tops Romero in epic back-and-forth brawl at UFC 241

Paulo Costa edged Yoel Romero on the scorecards after a bloody bout that was a fight of the year contender. Here's how that -- and other UFC 241 fights -- went down.

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