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Pep Guardiola handed Barcelona return in Champions League draw

Leicester City fans must be quietly confident of their chances of progressing past the groups while Tottenham supporters will also fancy their chances. Plus, everyone in the first three pots, even a Pot 3 team like Tottenham, know that they'll have a relatively weak side in their group thanks to Pot 4 .


Former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch having fun down under with Cal Bears

Former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch having fun down under with Cal Bears

The Golden Bears defeated the Cardinal 41-6. "He came out to practice (Tuesday), watched practice, actually suited out and took a couple reps as the scout team running back", California coach Sonny Dykes told espn.com. Follow the Daily News Sports on Facebook. Apparently Lynch's "I'm done" statement was in reference to the NFL. Lynch did not file official retirement papers, leading to speculation he may play in 2016.


Texans' Nick Martin Out For 2016 Season Following Ankle Surgery

Texans' Nick Martin Out For 2016 Season Following Ankle Surgery

Carolina Panthers team doctor, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson, reportedly performed the procedure on Martin. This injury is a big blow to Houston's offensive line, as Martin - the younger brother of Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Zack Martin - had impressed the Texans' coaching since being selected 50th overall out of Notre Dame back in April.


Steelers LB James Harrison meets with NFL investigators

Steelers LB James Harrison meets with NFL investigators

Harrison has been informed the meeting is 11 a.m. ET Thursday at the Steelers' practice facility, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. The league had threatened suspension to any players who fail to cooperate with the Al-Jazeera Performance Enhancing Drug inquiry.



Rio Olympics: Elaine Thompson becomes new Jamaican sprint queen

In recent years, thanks to a tradition first established by the likes of Merlene Ottey and continued by Bolt and Fraser-Pryce, Jamaica has dominated the world-best time lists and medal podiums through four Olympics. Yet, as they strained the last couple of meters to the finish line, the growing daylight between Thompson and Bowie was emblematic of how much Olympic sprinting has changed.



Brazil takes gold in men's soccer

Or as engineer Leonardo Sousa, 32, holding the Brazil flag in his hand, puts it: "We've waited two years for this day". "But, like other players who play in Europe, he needed to recover from his season with his club and some of us were maybe not completely ready at the start of the tournament.