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Tributes pour in for 'the King' Arnold Palmer following death at age of 87

Tributes have poured in to Arnold Palmer after the seven-time major winner, and one of the most beloved figures in the game, died on Sunday.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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Slaven Bilic admits West Ham are hurting as Mark Noble calls slump 'laughable'

Slaven Bilic admitted the buck stops with him after West Ham plunged further into crisis with a 3-0 home defeat by Southampton.

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Kevin De Bruyne facing a month out with hamstring injury - reports

Manchester City are facing the possibility of being without Kevin De Bruyne for the next month after the Belgian was injured towards the end of the Premier League win at Swansea.

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Rory McIlroy secures huge payday with Tour Championship and FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will head into the Ryder Cup in buoyant mood after coming through a three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title on Sunday, securing a payday of US dollars 11.5million (£8.86million) in Atlanta.

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Ryan Moore named as United States' final wild card for Ryder Cup

United States captain Davis Love named Ryan Moore as his final Ryder Cup wild card on Sunday, three hours after Moore lost in a play-off for the Tour Championship.

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Johanna Konta sails through while Heather Watson pulls out of Wuhan Open

British number one Johanna Konta breezed into the second round of the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open after thrashing Annika Beck 6-1 6-2.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins denies trying to gain an advantage with triamcinolone use

Sir Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an "unfair advantage" when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races, including his victory in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Blow for Leicester and England as Manu Tuilagi faces groin injury lay-off

Manu Tuilagi is set to miss England's autumn Tests after Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill revealed he will be out for another "six to eight weeks" with a groin problem.

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Jamie Vardy fears racism storm has left 'permanent stain' against his name

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy fears the racism storm in which he was engulfed last summer has left a "permanent stain" against his name which is "worse than a criminal record".

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Chris Smalling backs "main man" Wayne Rooney to start firing again

Chris Smalling has backed Manchester United and England's "main man" Wayne Rooney to start firing again after being dropped by Jose Mourinho.

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Tim Sheens bids farewell to Salford ahead of Million-Pound Match

Former Australia national coach Tim Sheens said farewell to Salford after helping them reach the Million-Pound Match.

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Denny Solomona earns the praise of both coaches after record-breaking afternoon

Rival bosses Daryl Powell and Denis Betts were united in praise of record-breaking Castleford winger Denny Solomona after the home side's 40-26 Super 8s home win over Widnes.

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Denny Solomona enjoys a record-breaking afternoon as Castleford see off Widnes

Castleford winger Denny Solomona enjoyed a record-breaking afternoon as Castleford beat Widnes 40-26 to secure fifth place in the final Super League table.

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Salford see off Batley to tee-up crucial Hull KR clash

Gareth O'Brien grabbed 18 points as Salford kept alive their Super League survival hopes with a 42-14 rout of part-timers Batley in the last match of the Super 8s Qualifiers.

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Raheem Sterling steeled for a tough month ahead for Manchester City

Raheem Sterling has made no secret of the fact that unbeaten Manchester City are "gunning for titles" under Pep Guardiola.

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Ding Junhui wins Shanghai Masters

Ding Junhui defeated world champion Mark Selby 10-6 to win the Shanghai Masters for the second time.

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Svetlana Kuznetsova advances in Wuhan after Belinda Bencic retirement

Ninth-seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was the highest-profile winner on the opening day of the Dongfeng Motors Wuhan Open in China.

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Jorge Linares defeats Anthony Crolla on points to secure WBA lightweight title

Anthony Crolla's second defence of his WBA lightweight title ended in a unanimous decision defeat as he was convincingly outboxed by classy Venezuelan Jorge Linares in Manchester on Saturday night.

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Johanna Konta's focus remains on one game at a time

British number one Johanna Konta will not allow her philosophy on life to be compromised by getting distracted by her position in the race for the end-of-season finals in Singapore.

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