• Steelers Prepared To Start James Conner With Le'Veon Bell Still Absent
Steelers Prepared To Start James Conner With Le'Veon Bell Still Absent

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement that he is " disappointed [Bell] has not signed his franchise tender and rejoined his teammates" as the star running back continues his holdout. "That's the appropriate thing". It's fine. He showed up a year ago at the same time. Cleveland is a good team. "I hadn't thought about it", To...

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  • Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis
Nadal 'bagelled' but survives Thiem test to reach semis

Open on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with American John Isner . However, the 32-year-old was fortunate to triumph on another hot and humid night at Flushing Meadows, 24 hours after Roger Federer had been dumped out of the tournament by John Millman .

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  • Zverev sails into third round at US Open after beating Nicolas Mahut
Zverev sails into third round at US Open after beating Nicolas Mahut

Open, Lahyani went down to Kyrgios due to the crowd noise and warned him over his apparent lack of interest in proceedings as well as advising him on possible medical assistance. Organisers said on Friday that Lahyani " went beyond protocol " but will be allowed to continue officiating. This is behavior we should see more of these days.

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  • Manchester City beat Newcastle United 2-1 in Premier League tie
Manchester City beat Newcastle United 2-1 in Premier League tie

That can be good, although sometimes it can also be bad because you have to take more risks, but we have to do it. "We all know the quality Sane has, his importance in the club but it's the beginning of the season, it's normal that some players have started stronger or are more fit than others".

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  • Glasgow Rangers defender Connor Goldson delivers his verdict on Celtic Park atmosphere
Glasgow Rangers defender Connor Goldson delivers his verdict on Celtic Park atmosphere

The scorelines did often suggest there was a gulf between the Old Firm rivals. McGregor remained to produce a couple of excellent stops to keep Celtic at bay but the longer the game went on the more it seemed inevitable that a goal would come.

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  • Manchester United take on Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus in Champions League
Manchester United take on Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus in Champions League

Holders Real Madrid will face last season's semi-finalists AS Roma plus CSKA Moscow and Viktoria Plzen in Group G . "The favourites to win UEFA Champions League are always the same: Real Madrid and Barcelona are ahead of the rest", Ronaldo, the global ambassador for competition sponsors Santander, told Goal .

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  • Chelsea vs Bournemouth: United and Liverpool legend predicts the victor
Chelsea vs Bournemouth: United and Liverpool legend predicts the victor

Chelsea have three wins out of three while Bournemouth are undefeated as of yet. Now, he's revealed his picks for this weekend's Premier League fixtures. The squad look in high spirits after such a good start under new manager Sarri, with the likes of Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante all smiles at Cobham.

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  • Manuel Pellegrini: I rejected Yaya Toure
Manuel Pellegrini: I rejected Yaya Toure

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit back at Yaya Toure's agent and claimed he turned down the chance to sign the midfielder this summer. Ivorian global footballer, Yaya Toure , has acquired British citizenship, according to his agent in a tweet posted on Wednesday.

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  • Ronaldo's agent blasts UEFA for awarding Modric best player award
Ronaldo's agent blasts UEFA for awarding Modric best player award

This competition is very hard, you need to know how to play it well. A former player, widely recognised as one of the greatest French footballers of all time, has spoken of his confusion regarding Cristiano Ronaldo's move from Real Madrid to Juventus .

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  • Indians acquire former MVP Josh Donaldson
Indians acquire former MVP Josh Donaldson

The Indians sent a player to be named to the Blue Jays for cash considerations and Donaldson, who has been limited to 36 games this season because of injuries. That helped the Blue Jays reach their first AL East Division crown since 1993. If he can stay healthy and end up as a premiere performer over the final month and into the playoffs, perhaps...

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  • Khalil Mack traded to Bears, who play Packers in Week 1
Khalil Mack traded to Bears, who play Packers in Week 1

A disruptive force on the edge, Mack was named the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, after being named a First-Team All-Pro at both defensive end, and linebacker. The price tag could be as high as multiple first-round picks. "The spotlight is very clearly on Jon Gruden", Rapoport said. Awww. Carr and his teammates will miss the double-...

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  • Andy Murray trolls Nick Kyrgios over umpire controversy, fans love it
Andy Murray trolls Nick Kyrgios over umpire controversy, fans love it

Breaks for 3-2 in the second set and 2-1 in the third put Federer on route to victory, his 18th in 18 second round appearances in the second round. Chair umpires are never made available to the media, but tournament referee Brian Earley said Lahyani explained umpire Mohamed Lahyani left his perch "to make sure he could communicate effectively" ...

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  • Teddy Bridgewater and the Saints are a flawless fit
Teddy Bridgewater and the Saints are a flawless fit

Bridgewater had signed a one-year, $6m deal with the Jets in March. New York Jets rookie Sam Darnold will begin the 2018 season as the team's starting quarterback after the team traded Teddy Bridgewater to the Saints on Wednesday, reports NFL Network's Ian Rappaport.

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  • Sadio Mane: 'Liverpool want to do something special'
Sadio Mane: 'Liverpool want to do something special'

The Reds have a squad which can win the league this season and they would not want even the smallest of the things to let the trophy slip out of their hands again. "We were good on the ball, we had good moments". Shaqiri had appeared in a number of positions during pre-season since signing for the club after the World Cup in a £13m move from rele...

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  • Degenek's Red Star clinches Champions League spot with comeback win
Degenek's Red Star clinches Champions League spot with comeback win

The worst outcome, arguably, on paper for Liverpool would be to draw Real Madrid , Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan in their group. It's going to be exciting to see what the draw throws-up when it takes place at 5pm United Kingdom time later today.

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  • Federico Fernandez is praised by Newcastle fans after Chelsea loss
Federico Fernandez is praised by Newcastle fans after Chelsea loss

Fabian Schar , Federico Fernandez, Ki Sung-yeung and Salomon Rondon all started for Newcastle , and it was the big defender from Swansea who fans were raving about on social media after the match. "I learned a lot, sometimes you have to be patient, sometimes you have to take care of your body, sometimes you have to learn from outside to be good ...

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  • Jurgen Klopp says Loris Karius is 'a fantastic goalkeeper'
Jurgen Klopp says Loris Karius is 'a fantastic goalkeeper'

Mignolet told the Belgian publication Het Laatste Nieuws: "I find it freaky that Karius was loaned while I also had options to be loaned, but for some reason that was not possible". But for some reason that was not possible. We've seen players go and then come back and be superstars. I think it's a massive decision for him but I think it's the ...

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  • Arsenal record first competitive win under Emery
Arsenal record first competitive win under Emery

Felipe Anderson continued to probe, flashing agonisingly across the face of goal in injury-time, meaning Arsenal nerves only settled when Welbeck swivelled to dispatch Bellerin's pass. "I think they all know we are making too many changes and in the first three games, we haven't had the results that we wanted, but in every game we are impr...

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  • Eden Hazard is not up to full fitness yet - Sarri
Eden Hazard is not up to full fitness yet - Sarri

The Belgium World Cup star has come on as a second-half substitute in both matches so far, but Sarri says he is now ready to play around 60 minutes. Conte, though, was replaced by Maurizio Sarri over the summer, and Luiz, who has since been given a new lease of life by the switch, admitted that he would have considered leaving Chelsea if the ...

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  • Tiger, Mickelson set up Thanksgiving duel
Tiger, Mickelson set up Thanksgiving duel

Turner Sports will produce the pay-per-view telecast of the event, which will offer $9 million to the victor and will be played Friday, Nov. 23, at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas. Forget the fact that the 42-year-old Woods is playing in his first FedEx Cup Playoffs since 2013 at the Northern Trust this weekend - we've got a ground-breaking ...

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  • Arsenal vs. West Ham live stream
Arsenal vs. West Ham live stream

West Ham are still without a point after three games under new manager Manuel Pellegrini, but the former Manchester City boss said he was confident his team are heading in the right direction. Nacho Monreal levels up for Arsenal , just five minutes later! 1-1! It earned a lacklustre Liverpool a two-point lead over unbeaten Manchester City and Bo...

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  • Ohio St suspends Urban Meyer for 3 games for mishandled abuse case
Ohio St suspends Urban Meyer for 3 games for mishandled abuse case

Meyer, who has been on paid administrative leave since the beginning of August, had been under investigation by the university for how he handled the domestic violence allegations made against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith by his ex-wife, Courtney , will continue to be away from the football program until the fourth week of the coll...

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  • Tight-lipped Mourinho gets injury boosts ahead of Spurs clash
Tight-lipped Mourinho gets injury boosts ahead of Spurs clash

The France global, has started just two of the Red Devils's final ten league fixtures last season, which ultimately denied him the opportunity to play at last summer World Cup in Russian Federation. Mourinho believes his United squad are ready to make amends for their Brighton setback against Spurs. "You have to play against 19 opponents at Old...

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  • UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards
UEFA reveals three nominees for 2018 Men's Player of the Year Awards

The trio were the last three standing following a vote by a jury comprising the coaches of the 80 clubs from last season's Champions League and Europa League, as well as 55 journalists representing UEFA's member associations. Ronaldo , now with Juventus, won the Champions League with Real Madrid , scoring 15 goals in the competition to add...

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  • Adrian Peterson To Meet With Washington
Adrian Peterson To Meet With Washington

And with Samaje Perine and Byron Marshall recovering from ankle injuries and Chris Thompson still on the mend after breaking his fibula, the 33-year-old Peterson may be a viable option for Washington . Washington added Peterson as their running back group took a number of hits this preseason. But he complained publicly about his role rig...

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  • I am staying at Chelsea 4 hours ago
I am staying at Chelsea 4 hours ago

Maurizio Sarri admitted that Chelsea are not yet at the level of Premier League title challengers despite beating Arsenal 3-2 at Stamford Bridge to continue their flawless start to the new season. "We were defending too deep and we needed a push, so for that I brought on Aaron to push up more and recover the ball to continue attacking". Inju...

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  • Brighton 3 Man United 2
Brighton 3 Man United 2

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested Premier League rival Manchester City was "disrespectful" and lacking "class" in a behind-the-scenes documentary that was released this week. My reaction is if you are a rich club you can buy top players, but you cannot buy class. "I do not think Mourinho has handled the Pogba situation ver...

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  • Koepka leads at Bellerive, Woods in the hunt
Koepka leads at Bellerive, Woods in the hunt

He was joined there by Australian Adam Scott , the 2013 Masters champion responding to a bogey at 15 with a birdie at the par-three 16th. Woods has already been selected as non-playing vice captain of the Ryder Cup team. Faldo did not say who Woods was speaking with at Augusta. - AFP . "And so at the beginning of the year, if you said I would...

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  • Pocono race resumes after bad crash puts Wickens in hospital
Pocono race resumes after bad crash puts Wickens in hospital

But even before the usual suspects edged past, Veach spoke of his desire for strong race results in these final four starts to the season, beginning with Sunday's 500-mile race. Dixon finished third and his points lead over Rossi dipped to just 29 points, as neither driver can afford much of a slip up in the title hunt. Alexander Rossi secured t...

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  • Ohio State president provides update on Urban Meyer investigation
Ohio State president provides update on Urban Meyer investigation

University president Michael Drake did not get into specifics when asked whether lying to the public could be considered a fireable offense. And there's time pressure, we wanted to make sure we have that information as quickly as possible-about two weeks.

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  • Chelsea beats Arsenal 3-2 for 2nd straight win in EPL
Chelsea beats Arsenal 3-2 for 2nd straight win in EPL

But Chelsea bounced back from that blow, dominating the second half before Spanish defender Alonso finished off substitute Eden Hazard's pass in the 81st minute. "We lost. The result is important", he told BT Sport . He is going to bring us forward because he knows exactly what he wants to do and what he wants from the players.

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  • Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay
Manchester United's Jose Mourinho expects Matteo Darmian to stay

There is no doubting that Pogba is a world-class player on his day and if United do stage a title challenge this season, they'll need their star midfielder on top form. " Manchester United is a big club and it would nice to play against them, but I am more looking forward to playing a home game in front of our fans".

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  • Klopp delivers serious warning to his Liverpool squad
Klopp delivers serious warning to his Liverpool squad

The 27-year-old had a torrid second season, contributing only three goals in a narrow escape from relegation and ultimately losing his place in Belgium's World Cup squad. Klavan, 32, has entered the final year of his Liverpool contract and wants to finish his career playing regularly, with his game-time at Anfield set to be severely limited this ...

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  • Kane scores in August as Tottenham beats Fulham 3-1 in EPL
Kane scores in August as Tottenham beats Fulham 3-1 in EPL

Slavisa Jokanovic was happy with the spirit that Fulham showed during their 3-1 Premier League defeat to Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday. However Alderweireld, who was hotly linked with Man Utd, appears to have expressed his desire to stay via good old Instagram, with the Belgian defender posting a picture of himself at training with the mes...

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  • Arsenal's Cech gets nod for Bridge clash
Arsenal's Cech gets nod for Bridge clash

The 36-year-old survived a heart-stopping moment in the first half when he nearly scored an own-goal, leading some to ask why summer signing Bernd Leno didn't start between the sticks. Emery, who has enjoyed success at Sevilla and Paris Saint-Germain, has been tasked with the objective of returning Arsenal to the top of the Premier League pile.

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  • Ex-Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane could be Manchester United's next manager
Ex-Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane could be Manchester United's next manager

The Frenchman, who has been out of work since May, guided Los Blancos to three consecutive UCL titles, two FIFA Club World Cups and one LaLiga crown in his first senior managerial role. Indeed, it is understood that the mood at the club is excellent and United feel as though they have the talent at their disposal to challenge for the Premier Leag...

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  • Ben Stokes added to England squad for third Test
Ben Stokes added to England squad for third Test

Bristol Crown Court was told that Stokes was drunk and "enraged" after a bouncer refused to allow him and England team-mate Alex Hales back into a nightclub hours after England had beaten the West Indies in a one-day global in Bristol. Stokes, who was with fellow England worldwide Alex Hales, then got into a fight with Ali and Hale. "There ...

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  • Manchester United are being damaged by their political pantomime
Manchester United are being damaged by their political pantomime

Speaking after the first match of the season on Friday evening, Mourinho explained his decision to award the World Cup victor the armband. Wes Brown expects Paul Pogba to "get his head down and play" despite suggestions the Frenchman is unhappy at Manchester United .

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  • Lionel Messi sets new trophy record with Supercopa win
Lionel Messi sets new trophy record with Supercopa win

In a tightly-contested match, the Rojiblancos went ahead inside nine minutes through Pablo Sarabia as the VAR, making its debut in Spanish football this term, overruled the offside decision. "We have placed lots of hope (in Dembele)", Valverde said. "I hope he can be an important player for us". Sevilla qualified for Sunday's match as last ...

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  • Broad propels England to victory over India
Broad propels England to victory over India

A Hindustan Times headline read: " India shamed at Lord's as bastmen surrender again". Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik Pandya's 55-run partnership for the seventh wicket was India's only real stand of the innings and the tourists never looked comfortable under grey skies at Lord's.

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  • Guardiola backs Emery to mount title challenge with Arsenal
Guardiola backs Emery to mount title challenge with Arsenal

City boss Pep Guardiola reiterated his desire for Sterling to stay but there are concerns that his value will begin to decrease if a new deal is not agreed before the transfer window reopens in January. We spoke at half-time about taking more responsibility for the second half, to do a little more. "But we will be better prepared because we hav...

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  • Carragher: New Arsenal boss Emery compared to Rafa Benitez
Carragher: New Arsenal boss Emery compared to Rafa Benitez

Emery could not have been handed a more hard start to life at Arsenal with a trip to Chelsea following on from the visit of City. The Gunners entertain Pep Guardiola's champions at the Emirates on Sunday. 'Winning is the best motivation and we will try to continue what we have done. The Arsenal Supporters' Trust described the move as a ...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho 'fuming' with Mino Raiola over Paul Pogba
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho 'fuming' with Mino Raiola over Paul Pogba

Yerry Mina was offered by Barcelona to United and a number of other clubs before the World Cup for €11m in an attempt by the Spanish champions to get their money back on a player they signed in January. United went into the campaign on the back of a tumultuous pre-season that was dominated by discontent and a lack of signings, leading to J...

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  • Tiemoue Bakayoko linked with loan move to AC Milan
Tiemoue Bakayoko linked with loan move to AC Milan

Tiemoue Bakayoko is close to leaving Chelsea . Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri admits that is squad at Stamford Bridge is "too large" and that players will leave before the end of August. He featured in all four of their pre-season friendlies but was absent from the squad for their Community Shield defeat to Manchester City a week ago.

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  • Alan Shearer And Ian Wright Make Their Premier League Predictions
Alan Shearer And Ian Wright Make Their Premier League Predictions

Cardiff have spent around £28.5m net this summer, boosting their squad with six arrivals, and Warnock, speaking before Saturday's game against Bournemouth , said: "We're not throwing money away or doing things we can't sustain". Despite missing a host of World Cup stars, City looked in ominous form as they dismissed Chelsea 2-0 to lift the Commu...

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  • Danny Ings: I wish LFC all the success
Danny Ings: I wish LFC all the success

Ings' career at Liverpool never got going after he suffered two serious knee injuries. Having now finally put his Liverpool career behind him, Klopp has weighed in with a heartfelt tribute to the one-time England global. What is clear is that in his time here he had zero luck really, certainly in my time. "So we say farewell to a friend, but fo...

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  • Ben Stokes trial shown CCTV footage of 'melee outside nightclub'
Ben Stokes trial shown CCTV footage of 'melee outside nightclub'

Detective Constable Daniel Adams, the officer in the case, told jurors: "Ryan Ali and Kai Barry appear to be having a disagreement". Jurors have seen footage of Stokes talking to O'Connor and Barry outside the Bristol nightclub Mbargo in the early hours of September 25 a year ago.

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  • West Ham snap up Lucas Perez from Arsenal, add Carlos Sanchez
West Ham snap up Lucas Perez from Arsenal, add Carlos Sanchez

The 29-year-old striker spent last season on loan at his former side Deportivo La Coruna in Spain, collecting nine goals and eight assists in 37 appearances for the Galician side, after struggling to make an impression in North London. It appeared as if new Arsenal boss Unai Emery would give the centre-forward a second chance as he included h...

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  • Who is Kepa? The €80m Chelsea transfer target set to replace Courtois
Who is Kepa? The €80m Chelsea transfer target set to replace Courtois

Last season, the club reportedly also tried to sign Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga , the Spain global who has joined Chelsea as Courtois' replacement. And the 23-year-old revealed that his fellow Spaniards provided him with some rave reviews of life at Chelsea , convincing him to make the move. "I've met Keylor, we've had a li...

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  • Mourinho hopes World Cup players can feature in opener
Mourinho hopes World Cup players can feature in opener

However, neither were Juventus two years ago when a return to Old Trafford was engineered. However, the offer is much lower than you might expect for a player of the talent, age, valuation and profile of Paul Pogba . Mourinho suggested Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard, Marouane Fellaini, Paul Pogba , and Romelu Lukaku could also play a part agai...

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