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Manchester City begin their Premier League title defence with a trip to newcomers Burnley, led by club legend Vincent Kompany. But their fixture list as a whole could be crucial, with the Red Devils having to take on both Tottenham and Manchester United after that, including a home clash with Newcastle. Mail Sport rounds up the whole of their schedule.
Colorado’s board of regents voted unanimously to leave the Pac-12 Conference and return to the Big 12. But it was another blow for the once-mighty conference, which has seen its numbers shrink over the years as other programs have left for conferences with more financial stability.
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Tom Herman is settling into his return to college football with a visit to his Texas roots. But it’s not without controversy, with a player reportedly being investigated for locker room rape. Meanwhile, three Northwestern players who were supposed to attend this week’s Big Ten media days opted not to attend, saying they are concerned about a hazing scandal at the school.
And in our ‘Future of Football’ series, Sky Sports speaks to architects specialising in stadiums, who believe that bespoke women’s stadiums are the way forward. Plus, we’ll bring you all the latest transfer news and rumours.