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Chelsea legend Frank Lampard was back at Stamford Bridge on Sunday – this time as manager – and although his side were unable to hang on for victory there was much to be impressed by.Lampard has been entrusted with finally bringing through some of the club’s fleet of young talent and in the first half…

Media playback is not supported on this device Five-car collision at Pocono Raceway causes IndyCar chaosRobert Wickens – who was paralysed in a crash last year – has called for IndyCar to stop racing at Pennsylvania-based track Pocono Raceway after another crash at the venue.Chip Ganassi Racing driver Felix Rosenqvist was hospitalised following a five-car…

New Bayern signing Philippe Coutinho has won 55 caps for BrazilBayern Munich have signed attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy.Barcelona say the German side will pay 8.5m euros (£7.78m) to take the Brazilian, 27, on loan while the option to buy stands at 120m…

By all accounts, rookie wide receiver D.K. Metcalf was having a strong summer for the Seahawks. His fall debut might be be delayed. Seattle coach Pete Carroll told reporters Sunday that Metcalf needs surgery on his knee. Carroll didn’t offer a definitive timetable for the dynamic athlete’s return but said he would likely know more…