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Franck Ribery Handed ‘Heavy Fine’ After Obscene Twitter Tirade

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Bayern Munich will impose “a heavy fine” on Franck Ribery for his obscenity-laced outburst on social media, the club’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said on Sunday. The French striker put a string of angry posts on Twitter and Instagram on Saturday aimed at those who had criticised him for eating a gold-coated steak. “I had a long talk with Franck …

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Ranking: The Non-Champs In The UFC With The Biggest Social Media Followings

Out of all of the active UFC fighters who currently don’t hold a championship belt, who exactly can boast the biggest social media following? Last month we compiled a list that ranked the current UFC champions based on their respective social media following and with the revelation that the UFC’s lightweight strap-holder Conor McGregor holds over three and a half times as …

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Cyrus Christie To Lodge Official Complaint To Gardaí Over Racist Tweets

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In the aftermath of Ireland’s defeat to Denmark last week, ugly news emerged that Cyrus Christie received racist abuse online. The Irish fullback has been a key player throughout the campaign, when called upon to deputise for the injured Seamus Coleman. However, he received abuse online following the Denmark loss, and released a statement online blasting the individuals in question. “There …

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Gloucester’s Twitter Account Saw The Funny Side Throughout Drubbing Against Sale

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Gloucester Rugby find themselves in 10th position in the Aviva Premiership, after finishing up on the receiving end of a proper mauling against Sale Sharks last night. The visitors fell behind early thanks to a remarkable Denny Solomona solo effort, and the game continued along the same vein for the remainder, as Sale won out 57-10 winners. This leaves David Humphreys …

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Twitter Reacts To Tonight’s Electric Mayweather/McGregor Press Conference

Twitter reacts to tonight’s electric opening press conference between boxing’s Floyd Mayweather and MMA’s Conor McGregor. Today marked the first time Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor faced off and though the entire event featured only a limited appearance from both men, there was more than enough in the way of entertaining trash-talk to keep fans happy for the next few …

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Michael Bisping Easily Bests ‘Shadow-Boxer’ Tyron Woodley In Second Round Of Ongoing Beef

The UFC’s middleweight and welterweight champions have added fuel to the fires of their potential matchup by recently engaging in a brief, but one-sided Twitter skirmish. Say what you want about Britain’s Michael Bisping as a fighter, but when it comes to the delicate art of talking-trash, he’s most certainly in a category that only a few can join him …

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Two Calamitous Moments Overshadow Monumental Manchester United Achievement

MIDDLESBROUGH, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: United player Antonio Valencia runs in the third United goal during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Manchester United at Riverside Stadium on March 19, 2017 in Middlesbrough, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Manchester United today became the first team to achieve 600 Premier League victories by beating Middlesbrough 3-1. However, fans aren’t talking about that. Instead, they are talking about two calamitous moments during the match from Chris Smalling and Victor Valdes. Firstly, United defender Smalling made a complete hash of a back pass and turned himself into an instant GIF. As …

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The MMA World Reacts To The Return Of Georges St-Pierre

Today saw the announcement that the legendary Georges St-Pierre will make his return to professional competition this year as he faces off against Michael Bisping for the UFC’s middleweight title. This will be a day that will be remembered for a long time in the history of MMA. UFC President Dana White appeared on ESPN’s SportCenter with the promise of …

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England’s Eddie Jones Universally Lambasted For Sour Reaction To Inspired Italian Tactics In Six Nations Clash

England head coach Eddie Jones has come under fire for his less than complimentary comments of Italy following their Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Sunday. Despite running out 36-15 winners and maintaining the astonishing winning streak, now at 17 games, Jones was highly critical of the tactics employed by the Azzurri to disrupt the England breakdown. The decision to …

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