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Manchester United's road to lifting the Europa League for the second time in four seasons begins at Old Trafford, where they host FK Astana in their Group L opener. Follow live on ESPN.

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Champions League best XI: Haland, Di Maria and Ter Stegen lead the way

FC Salzburg's teenage striker, a Real Madrid old boy and Barcelona's goalkeeper all made the cut for the first UCL group games of the season.

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PSG make light of Neymar, Mbappe absences, while Real Madrid search for answers

It was a curious night in Paris, with not everything appearing as it seemed. At its conclusion, though, the hosts were happier than their guests.

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Week 3 NFL Power Rankings - 1-32 poll, plus the most pleasant surprise for each team

While we track teams moving up (Cowboys, Ravens) and down (Saints, Steelers) in our rankings, we also identify each team's early-season surprise.

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Can Patrick Mahomes be the first to 6K passing yards and 60 TDs?

It's early, but the Chiefs QB is on pace for record numbers a season after he became just the second player to pass for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns.

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The best 25 players at Rugby World Cup 2019

With the sport's showpiece set to kick off in Japan, ESPN's rugby experts rank the best of the best on show at the tournament.

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The chaos of the ruck: What the heck is actually going on in a rugby pile?

Far from being simply a mad scramble, a rugby ruck has no shortage of technique and regulations around it. Oh, and some dark arts as well, of course...

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NSAC: Error made after replay in Fury-Wallin bout

Although the Nevada State Athletic Commission said replay worked as intended during the fight between Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin, it added that it made a serious error after using it by not conveying the correct ruling to both corners.

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Wilder: Cuts should have stopped Fury fight, happy they didn't

Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury's fight with Otto Wallin should have been stopped due to the cuts suffered by Fury. He's glad it wasn't and that his rematch with the "Gypsy King" is still on course.

NBA

The three superstars who defined this NBA decade

Here's how LeBron, Steph and KD defined and dominated the 2010s.

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Ranking the eight best NBA games of the 2010s

Our list features career-defining playoff moments and a couple of the most entertaining regular-season games of all time.

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LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United set to offer Pogba, Lingard new deals

Fearing they could lose Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard and Mason Greenwood, Man United are readying new deals for the trio. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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The only reason Virgil van Dijk would leave Liverpool

Shaka Hislop explains the only scenario that Virgil van Dijk would leave Liverpool for a club like Barcelona or Real Madrid.

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