Don Lemon says Trump ‘traffics in racism’ after attack on LeBron James interview

President attacked NBA star after TV appearance with CNN host Athletes and first lady have praised James since Trump’s criticism CNN host Don Lemon has responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of his interview with LeBron James, saying the president “traffics in racism”. Last week, the US president tweeted that Lemon “made Lebron look smart, which isn’t easy to do”, in

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Manchester United turn down Barcelona offer for Paul Pogba

La Liga club offered €50m plus Yerry Mina and André Gomes United not contemplating selling the Frenchman Manchester United have turned down a bid from Barcelona for Paul Pogba after the La Liga club offered €50m (£45m) plus the players Yerry Mina and André Gomes for the Frenchman. Related: Premier League 2018-19 preview No 14: Manchester United Continue reading…

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Bordeaux a big step up for me – Kalu

Festus Abu Bordeaux new boy  Samuel Kalu  believes  he is making a step up by dumping Gent for the French Lique 1 giants. The  attacker, who  signed a five-year contract with Les Girondins  in  a reported deal €8m  deal on Monday,  was unveiled  by the club on Tuesday.  Kalu, who  scored seven goals in 32 appearances for Gent in the

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I felt like I was not a good mum – Serena

A week after suffering the heaviest defeat of her career, Serena Williams has admitted she is struggling with “postpartum emotions” and has felt in a “funk”, CNN reports. In a post on her Instagram page, the 23-time grand slam champion revealed her struggles during a period that’s seen her lose 6-1 6-0 to Johanna Konta at the Silicon Valley Classic

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I’m no miracle worker, Amuneke tells Tanzania fans

Festus Abu FIFA  legend Emmanuel Amuneke has told Tanzania fans not to expect miracles from him. The former Sporting Lisbon and Barcelona winger, who helped  Nigeria win the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations  after conjuring a brace in the Super Eagles’ 2-1 defeat of Zambia’s Chipolopolo  in the final at Stade El Menzah, Tunis,  was  named  manager of Tanzania  after

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Supporters protest as Kroenke set to take over Arsenal

Arsenal Supporters’ Trust has hit out at Stan Kroenke’s bid to buy the club outright, saying it “marks a dreadful day” for the Gunners, Skysports reports. Majority owner Kroenke, who owns 67 per cent, made a cash offer to take full ownership of the club, valuing Arsenal at around £1.8bn after securing the backing of minority owner Alisher Usmanov (30

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Ex-NFF chief backs reconciliation committee

Enyioha Opara, Minna Former  Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, Suleiman David, on Tuesday  declared his  support  for   the  six-man  Elders Stakeholders Reconciliation Committee  headed by former NFF  chairman Abdulmumini Aminu to resolve the leadership crisis in the federation. Others in the committee given two weeks to submit  their  report are  Ibrahim Galadima, Kojo Williams, Onye

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