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Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Valero signs 10-year extension as Texas Open title sponsor

SAN ANTONIO — Valero Energy has signed a 10-year extension as title sponsor of the PGA Tour’s Texas Open. The deal announced Wednesday runs through 2028. In 2019, the first year of the extension, the event will be played the week before the Masters. The

Samit Patel: Nottinghamshire all-rounder wins PCA players’ player award

Samit Patel joins Richard Hadlee and Barry Stead as Notts players to win the award Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel has been voted the Professional Cricketers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year for 2017. The 32-year-old pipped the retiring Surrey batsman Kumar Sangakkara, Glamorgan all-rounder Colin

Ireland U-21s look to continue their impressive start

Republic of Ireland Under-21s Head Coach Noel King believes home advantage could play a huge part as they prepare to face Norway at Tallaght Stadium. Ireland go into the game top of Group Five in the UEFA European Championships qualifying group having recorded impressive victories

Transfer gossip: Kane, Barkley, Heynckes, Harrison, Van Persie, Batshuayi

Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 24, says he could “never rule out” leaving for a Spanish club, such as Real Madrid. (Express) Spurs will again compete with Chelsea in January to sign Everton’s 23-year-old midfielder Ross Barkley. (Mirror) Bayern Munich will appoint Jupp Heynckes, the 72-year-old

Cooper dismisses ‘unfair’ criticism of Dublin manager

Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper has defended Jim Gavin after the manager was criticised for not showing emotion when Dublin were crowned All-Ireland champions for the third successive year. Speaking on 2fm’s Game On Cooper said: “There’s been a lot going on since the final, people’s

Women’s Champions League: St Polten 0-3 Manchester City Women

Nikita Parris scored the third of City’s three first-half goals in Austria Manchester City began their Women’s Champions League campaign in Austria with a 3-0 win at St Polten. England trio Demi Stokes, Steph Houghton and Nikita Parris hit first-half goals for the FA Cup

Tyson Fury claims to end bid to regain British boxing licence

11:47 AM ET ESPN staff Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is adamant he will no longer campaign for the British Boxing Board of Control to reinstate his licence. The unbeaten Fury, who stunned the sport in November 2015 by ending the decade-long reign of