• Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week
Le'Veon Bell not expected to report to Pittsburgh Steelers this week

Bell could instead report October 22. This should quickly become an intriguing situation in the backfield as Bell will be aiming to recapture his starting job or it could possibly further complicate the entire matter in a couple of weeks.

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  • Raikkonen victory keeps Hamilton waiting for fifth F1 title
Raikkonen victory keeps Hamilton waiting for fifth F1 title

Grand Prix since 2013, and Vettel's fourth, pushed the championship back another week to Mexico City. That gap could be just big enough to guarantee Hamilton wins the season championship. While Vettel battled through the field, Hamilton stalked the back of Raikkonen's Ferrari , though his pursuit proved costly as it caused blisters on his rear t...

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  • Manchester United meltdown shows why Sarri wanted lethal Higuain
Manchester United meltdown shows why Sarri wanted lethal Higuain

Mourinho revealed after the match that he had accepted apologies from Sarri and Ianni once tempers had cooled, and the Chelsea head coach said he knew immediately that his assistant needed to make things right. Paul Pogba was at fault as Antonio Rudiger was given a free run to power a header past David de Gea and give Chelsea the ideal start. ...

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  • Your Ball: So, what are your first impressions of Lakers?
Your Ball: So, what are your first impressions of Lakers?

Minutes after National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James walked off the court Thursday night following his highly anticipated debut in purple and gold, the four-time MVP shared the key ingredient necessary to resuscitate the legendary but languishing Los Angeles Lakers: Oatmeal.

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  • Floyd Mayweather has made his feelings clear about a Conor McGregor rematch
Floyd Mayweather has made his feelings clear about a Conor McGregor rematch

Mayweather has gone from talking about Khabib to teasing a rematch with McGregor and then even claiming he would fight Canelo Alvarez. A retired boxer has taken aim at Conor McGregor after the Irishman's dramatic defeat to the Russian UFC champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov , at UFC 229 nearly two weeks ago.

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  • Shaw on new Man Utd deal: A year ago this was impossible
Shaw on new Man Utd deal: A year ago this was impossible

His Old Trafford experience nosedived with Mourinho's appointment two years later, as he was consistently singled out as underperforming. Sanchez has scored just four goals for United since joining in January, and hopes that his victor against Newcastle would belatedly kick-start his United career now look to be dashed, as reports this morning th...

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  • Change-up made all the difference for David Price
Change-up made all the difference for David Price

The Houston Astros lost a crucial game to the Boston Red Sox after a fan was deemed to have interfered with play. The Red Sox won the series. The AL was the land of giants this year - with three 100-win teams for the first time in its history - but the Red Sox stand above them all.

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  • Manny Machado responds to Brewers calling him 'dirty player'
Manny Machado responds to Brewers calling him 'dirty player'

The Yankees said the surgery "went as expected", but they didn't provide a timetable. The Dodgers' defence also contributed to the woes with several nifty plays, including Cody Bellinger's full-stretch, diving catch of Cain's sinking liner leading off the 10th.

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  • Arsenal run riot in second half to win 5-1 at Fulham
Arsenal run riot in second half to win 5-1 at Fulham

ARSENAL striker Alexandre Lacazette has warned against comparisons between Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the club's record goalscorer Thierry Henry. Unai Emery arrived at the Emirates Stadium to find a club in turmoil after the painful end of Wenger's 22-year stay, but the Spaniard has quickly won over his players with his relentless work ethi...

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  • Jose Mourinho to hand Diogo Dalot more appearances at Manchester United
Jose Mourinho to hand Diogo Dalot more appearances at Manchester United

There are "many different reasons" behind Manchester United's poor start to the season, Jose Mourinho said. " The manager can do so much but then it is down to the players on the pitch to produce and probably collectively", Rooney added in the Telegraph .

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  • Cent offers Khabib Nurmagomedov $2M contract
Cent offers Khabib Nurmagomedov $2M contract

In a viral video that was posted on Instagram by boxing manager DeJuan Blake, a cousin of Mayweather, the 30-year-old Nurmagomedov (27-0 in MMA) laughed with Ellerbe as he challenged the 41-year-old Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs in boxing) to a fight.

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  • Louis Saha rips Paul Pogba for putting pressure on Jose Mourinho
Louis Saha rips Paul Pogba for putting pressure on Jose Mourinho

He cited former Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo, a teammate of Pogba's at Juventus , as someone who could be relied upon to "show you the way on the pitch". Hugo Lloris lifted the trophy in Moscow in mid-July as Didier Deschamps' captain, and Pogba said he would continue being an influential figure in the squad even if he never replaced the Tottenha...

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  • Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners
Thunder-Bolt strikes twice for Mariners

Bolt then found out what can happen in the heat of battle, rolling on the ground after a challenge caught him in a sensitive area. Macarthur's goalkeeper Ezequiel Consoni clashed with his defender while collecting a high ball. Manager Mike Mulvey had indicated Bolt would have at least 70 minutes to prove his worth and just short of the hour ...

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  • Heat still interested in Jimmy Butler who practices with Wolves
Heat still interested in Jimmy Butler who practices with Wolves

The Timberwolves have had talks with several teams since Butler made the request - including Miami - and almost got a deal done with the Heat over the weekend. But Jimmy Drama said it wasn't about the money. Butler requested a trade during the off-season - and hasn't gotten it - and went wild at practice this week in an apparent statement t...

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  • Major League Baseball announces start times for Red Sox-Astros ALCS games
Major League Baseball announces start times for Red Sox-Astros ALCS games

The Red Sox advanced with a Game 4 win Tuesday night in NY. "Best of seven. They know me". Walking beside Kimbrel was a police officer, who seemed to notice the can as it flew toward the ground. The 2016 AL Cy Young Award victor entered with a 0-3 in 12 previous postseason appearances, which included four starts. He had four of his calls reviewed a...

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  • India eyeing clean sweep vs West Indies
India eyeing clean sweep vs West Indies

Already set back by the loss of seasoned new-ball bowler Kemar Roach who returned to Barbados last week due to the death of his grandmother, West Indies suffered yet another blow when captain Jason Holder was ruled out of the match with an ankle injury.

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  • Pedro Martinez goes off on 'horrible' Angel Hernandez
Pedro Martinez goes off on 'horrible' Angel Hernandez

With his Yankees up 3-1 in the series, El Duque shut out the Red Sox - who led the majors with 949 runs, more than 50 ahead of second place, during the regular season - through seven innings as NY built a 4-0 lead. Boston added championships in 2007 and 2013, becoming one of baseball's elite clubs, but the Red Sox had been knocked out in the Divi...

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  • Dodgers go with surprise starter in opener vs. Braves
Dodgers go with surprise starter in opener vs. Braves

The Braves won the NL East with a 90-72 record, advancing to the postseason for the first time since 2013. Ryu gave up just four singles and struck out eight against a club that had the NL's second-best on-base-plus-slugging percentage (OPS) against left-handers this year at.780.

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  • Manchester City’s tactics a compliment to Liverpool, says Virgil van Dijk
Manchester City’s tactics a compliment to Liverpool, says Virgil van Dijk

Liverpool got the better of Man City over two legs last season in the Champions League and beat the Citizens at Anfield in the league. "I think the very fact that Jurgen signed two and tried to get three shows you they are a bit short there.

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  • Nathan Eovaldi gets the call for Game 3
Nathan Eovaldi gets the call for Game 3

Holt finished the evening 4-for-6 with five RBIs; he, Vazquez, Pearce and Devers went a combined 9-for-19 with seven runs scored and eight RBIs. From there, the.234 hitter never had to lift the bat off his shoulder, with Severino missing badly for balls three and four.

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  • Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or
Aguero nominated for Ballon d'Or

Others are: Edinson Cavani from Uruguay, Paris St Germain; Thibaut Courtois from Belgium, Real Madrid; Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, Juventus; Kevin De Bruyne from Belgium, Manchester City . If the Croatian does not lift the Golden Ball, it would be the first time since 2004 that two different players win the Ballon d'Or and the F...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho given private show of support
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho given private show of support

To some extent, yeah, we are but it was an important result because they had to win after all the reports of Mourinho leaving". 'They don't deserve everything that is going on, so they deserve to see a team like today'. "He was exhausted in terms of nerves, he has chosen to take a sabbatical year and he won't go back on that", said Migliaccio , ...

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  • Jose Mourinho claims there is a 'manhunt' against him and his team
Jose Mourinho claims there is a 'manhunt' against him and his team

But there is something rotten to the core. Jose Mourinho's reign at Manchester United looks as though it will be coming to end sooner rather than later, following the Old Trafford club's poor start to the Premier League season. They are playing Football Manager with the biggest club in the world. The Spurs boss may have taken the London c...

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  • Manchester City are scared of Liverpool, and so they should be
Manchester City are scared of Liverpool, and so they should be

Klopp has beaten a Guardiola team more than any other manager, seven times, and Liverpool have won their past five home league games against City. Like Guardiola, Emery was also 100% in September with Arsenal and may provide the toughest competition for the prize.

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  • Landmark Kohli ton as India pummel West Indies
Landmark Kohli ton as India pummel West Indies

India won the toss and chose to bat in the first cricket Test against West Indies after handing the batting prodigy his maiden Test cap - and he certainly made the most of his chance. Gabriel trapped his opening partner Rahul in front with a sharp incoming delivery to give the West Indies an early breakthrough. The Mumbai lad reached the miles...

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  • Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title
Yelich, Brewers beat Cubs 3-1 for NL Central title

The loser will play in the NL Wild Card Game on Tuesday night. The Cubs won't admit that, but from there on, they had to face Corey Knebel and Josh Hader . If those are the results on Sunday then the Rockies win the division and the Dodgers travel to either Chicago or Milwaukee for Tuesday's Wild Card game.

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  • India vs West Indies | Prithvi Shaw scores century in Test debut
India vs West Indies | Prithvi Shaw scores century in Test debut

I have played a lot of cricket since a smaller age. "I was just thinking that it's another game for me and then it just happened", said Shaw. India lead the table with 115 points. West Indies , already without Kemar Roach after the pace spearhead returned home due to a family bereavement, suffered a further setback when captain Jason Holder was r...

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  • Aaron Judge's first home run since DL return helps Yankees tie record
Aaron Judge's first home run since DL return helps Yankees tie record

Judge and his teammates locked themselves into hosting the wild-card game in powerful fashion Friday night, blasting four home runs for the second straight game. Hicks hit a three-run shot in New York's six-run fourth. The most important thing that happened on Friday was not the record-tying home runs. His 13 homers since being traded to the Ya...

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  • Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss
Pochettino: Lloris error, not Messi performance, led to Spurs loss

Pochettino did, however, hail his team's resilience as they mounted a second-half fightback. But Messi , who scored in the 2011 final win over Manchester United, was afforded more space in the second half. "We will put no competition to the side, the Champions League is special but we will fight for the league and the cup". Valverde said aft...

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  • Tottenham's big guns missing for visit of Barcelona
Tottenham's big guns missing for visit of Barcelona

Messi has scored 103 Champions League goals, more than any other player, and has eight hat tricks in the competition. However, Spurs have now confirmed the England global will not play again before the worldwide break, meaning he will also sit out Saturday's league game with Cardiff City.

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  • Rockies lose tiebreaker, will play Cubs in NL Wild Card
Rockies lose tiebreaker, will play Cubs in NL Wild Card

The hopes of winning their first NL West pennant are over for the Colorado Rockies . The loser will play either the Cubs or Brewers in the NL Wild Card Game, who, guess what, will also be playing a Game 163 Monday for the NL Central title.

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  • Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' with referee selection for Reds game
Carlo Ancelotti 'surprised' with referee selection for Reds game

Klopp was sent off on his last visit to Napoli's Stadio San Paolo in 2013, when Borussia Dortmund manager, for berating the fourth official . "It was one of the bad experiences I had, to be honest", Klopp said. "So I made a decision to do something different in the second half and I was then with the groundsman in a little room with a big Marado...

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  • 4 players who could solve Manchester United’s centre-back problem
4 players who could solve Manchester United’s centre-back problem

Working for BT Sport for the City Hoffenheim game this evening, Pablo Zabaleta was in the flawless position to give his take on Jose Mourinho's team as a former Man City legend and a key part of the West Ham team which brushed aside United in such emphatic fashion.

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  • We will see who United's leaders are - Matic
We will see who United's leaders are - Matic

It was another lackluster showing from Jose Mourinho's squad, and certainly one that will turn up the pressure, but not almost as much as it would have been had the team lost. "We didn't play well [against West Ham] but we gave our best in that moment", he said. Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez has backed his former club Valencia to win again...

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  • Rockies win NL Wild Card thriller
Rockies win NL Wild Card thriller

His Cubs did not hit against Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland and five relievers in the NL wild-card game at Wrigley Field and are shockingly going home after losing, 2-1 in 13 innings to Colorado. The Cubs left stunned, saddened and stumped about why they stopped hitting and what will come next now with their season suddenly over. Should...

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  • Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas breaks leg in win over Arizona Cardinals

The Seahawks countered by standing pat, apparently risking losing Thomas at the end of the 2018 season without any real compensation, or worse, losing him earlier with an injury. "I understand how the Steelers do contracts". It's year-to-year with the Steelers. "I think sometimes you have to allow people to have their emotions".

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  • Jurgen Klopp v Pep Guardiola: How head-to-head record has developed
Jurgen Klopp v Pep Guardiola: How head-to-head record has developed

I know everybody and how they fight even though it's a long time since we won at Anfield '. "All my players, I want them to be focused". City would go on to be runaway Premier League champions, while Liverpool would lose in the Champions League final, but - thanks to the football served up by Guardiola and Klopp - their clashes were ...

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  • Mourinho has many
Mourinho has many "complaints" after Manchester United loss

Manchester United are now occupying 10th position on the Premier League standings with ten points after seven games played this term. While Shaw continues to enhance his ever-growing reputation, Man United now face a massive week in a bid to get this season back on track.

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  • It has been announced that Germany will host Euro 2024
It has been announced that Germany will host Euro 2024

UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin today announced that Germany will host the final tournament of the UEFA European Football Championship in 2024 during a ceremony held at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland , in front of representatives of the two bidding associations.

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  • Pogba will be sold in January - Man Utd legend Ince
Pogba will be sold in January - Man Utd legend Ince

The unsavoury scenes came less than 24 hours after Mourinho confirmed that he had stripped the Frenchman of the vice-captaincy at United , despite him only handing him the role at the beginning of the season as recognition for Pogba's willingness to return to action early following the World Cup this summer.

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  • Emery: Brentford Double Means Danny Welbeck Could Start In The Premier League
Emery: Brentford Double Means Danny Welbeck Could Start In The Premier League

Speaking after the win over Brentford , Emery said: "Tonight, it's a good performance from every player and also Danny Welbeck , he worked with two goals, helping us". "The performance and the commitment of the player is very high and also Danny Welbeck's situation is one thing for the club and for them". Dean Smith knows Brentford fans w...

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  • Timberwolves Asked For Ben Simmons In Jimmy Butler Trade
Timberwolves Asked For Ben Simmons In Jimmy Butler Trade

However, Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN.com report the Timberwolves' asking price for Butler is too much for teams, including the Heat. Jimmy Butler #23 of the Minnesota Timberwolves looks on during the game LA Clippers on December 3, 2017 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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  • Naomi Osaka upset by Karolina Pliskova in Toray Pan Pacific Open final
Naomi Osaka upset by Karolina Pliskova in Toray Pan Pacific Open final

Wang hit 25 winners to just 16 unforced errors during the match and broke her Kazakh opponent five times to win the title without dropping a set all week. Before she withdrew, she said her chances of playing in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province were "very low". "I really wanted to get to the final".

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  • Mignolet to start against Chelsea on Wednesday
Mignolet to start against Chelsea on Wednesday

Klopp has made an omission about what his team will look like in an interview with Liverpool FC: " Simon (Mignolet ) will start, all the rest you have to wait until tomorrow - but it will be a good team, believe me". Summer signing Fabinho could be in line to make his full debut for Liverpool in the tie having had just a fleeting appearanc...

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  • Roger Federer HIT by Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer HIT by Novak Djokovic

Earlier in the day, Federer and German Alexander Zverev sparked Europe by winning their singles matches, the Swiss rolling past Kyrgios 6-3, 6-2. "We need some matches to get going, but today I was very clear in my game plan and I got wonderful support from my team".

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  • Kawhi Leonard Keeping an 'Open Mind' About Toronto
Kawhi Leonard Keeping an 'Open Mind' About Toronto

The 27-year old forward can leave Toronto as a free agent next summer, but for now he says he's just focusing on the year at hand. The players are happy the Kawhi Leonard drama is in the past. Lowry did keep in touch with one person over the off-season. "If you're winning and you're complaining [then] that's a bad recipe", said Greg Monroe, t...

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  • Jose Mourinho 'blasted Paul Pogba in dressing room after Wolves draw'
Jose Mourinho 'blasted Paul Pogba in dressing room after Wolves draw'

In fairness to Sanchez, he is a player who is expected to take risks and has attempted the sixth-most dribbles (74) in the Premier League during his time at Manchester United . Manchester United star Paul Pogba has called on the Red Devils to start playing more attacking football . 'The most important thing is mentality - we have to respect ...

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  • Modric hoping to complete Federation Internationale de Football Association and UEFA double at Best Awards
Modric hoping to complete Federation Internationale de Football Association and UEFA double at Best Awards

Real Madrid shot-stopper Thibaut Courtois has just picked up the FIFA Goalkeeper of the Year award. Antoine Griezmann, Harry Kane and Kylian Mbappe make up the rest of the longlist, though Federation Internationale de Football Association world cup finalist and Federation Internationale de Football Association 208 tournament's Best player vict...

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  • Tiger Woods wins first tournament in five years
Tiger Woods wins first tournament in five years

Hobbled by back problems since 2014, Woods underwent spinal fusion surgery a year ago and returned to competition in December. His Sunday 73 at East Lake Golf club did not earn him a third win for the year, but it was good enough to give the Englishman his first FedEx Cup title and the $10 million prize that comes with it.

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  • Chiefs’ Justin Houston Insists Jimmy Garoppolo’s Knee Injury Was His Own Fault
Chiefs’ Justin Houston Insists Jimmy Garoppolo’s Knee Injury Was His Own Fault

Garoppolo easily could have ran out of bounds - the Niners went for it on fourth down anyway - but instead received a crushing blow from Kansas City safety Steven Nelson in addition to buckling his knee. He was officially ruled out for the rest of the game with about two and a half minutes left to play, and the Chiefs closed out their win. Be...

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