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Celtic's Jozo Simunovic and Moussa Dembele expected to be ready for Rangers

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Craig Gordon says Celtic's focus in only on Dundee as the Bhoys get ready for three big away games on the spin. Meanwhile, Rodgers has also praised the contribution of James Forrest. And Rodgers was satisfied that such was the dominant nature of Celtic's display that they could afford to take a breather when they had the ball. Read More »

Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI

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So as I said, a bad ball can sometimes be your best way out and just getting the wicket, that's your job as a spinner in the middle overs. Smith insisted there were no surprises in the game, as Australia had prepared for all challenges. Read More »

Jake LaMotta, the man who inspired Raging Bull, has died

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He also admitted in testimony before a U.S. Senate committee that he threw a fight against Billy Fox, saying he was promised a shot at a title if he did. "The three toughest fighters I fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson". LaMotta was famous for his strong chin, as no other boxer at that time could survive heavy punches and remain on his feet like he could. Read More »

Exclusive reveals Newcastle, Chelsea and Manchester United broke pledge to disabled fans

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As for the Citizens, who are 5/4 (2.25 ) to be defeated in the Premier League before their rivals , a tough trial awaits for them at the end of September in the shape of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. I know how lucky I am to play for Manchester United . Same goals scored and same goals conceded has pundits proclaiming the title is already just going to be between the two Manchester clubs. Read More »

Brighton Complete Permanent Signing Of Tim Krul

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However, the temporary move, which would have taken Krul to the end of his St James's Park contract, has been converted into a permanent switch. The club have made Dutch worldwide Tim Krul's loan move from Newcastle permanent, one day after he started for them in a losing 1-0 EFL Cup effort to Bournemouth. Read More »

Neymar behaved like a child, Forlan says

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Diego Forlan has come out swinging in his defence of Edinson Cavani regarding the PSG's striker's row with Neymar . According to Forlan , Neymar would never have treated Lionel Messi the way he did PSG team-mate Cavani. It is most natural that Cavani's name has become linked with two of the best clubs on the continent - both of whom could easily find some space for a man who has NOT scored below 25 goals a season for over 7 years now! Cavani is going to be offered to Real ... Read More »

Feed the Crow? Browns running back Crowell starving for the football

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Right now. All the time. It's just obvious to think about. I feel it will help (quarterback DeShone Kizer ) out, but at the same time he's a rookie quarterback. The key three becomes less a factor the higher the total, when touchdowns reign more than field goals. None includes a conspiracy to decrease Crowell's value when he hits unrestricted free agency. Read More »

QUIZ: Name the 10 most deadly strike partnerships in the Premier League

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United thumped Everton 4-0 on Sunday, with Marouane Fellaini stepping in for Pogba, but Mkhitaryan said the club would miss Pogba's creativity that has help them script big victories this season. I think many teams try to play with five in the back plus two three in the middle, some teams four. "I always thought it would be 1-0 or 2-0, I ever thought about 1-1". Read More »

Lappartient voted new cycling world chief

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Cookson had claimed last week that former president McQuaid had been "lobbying against him", and now it certainly appears as though Lappartient had strong support among the UCI's member nations. The Breton 44-year-old had announced in June his candidacy against Cookson , arguing the need for another governance of the UCI. "It is a great responsibility and over the next four years of my Presidency I want to prove myself worthy of such trust and deliver my commitments to you". Read More »

League Cup wrap: All too easy for Chelsea, Man Utd and Everton

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Rashford had United two up within 20 minutes before goals from Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial either side of half time secured passage to the next round. The first and third round draws were held is Asia, with the second-round draw in Monaco. Claudio Yacob equalised for Albion with a close-range finish in the 72nd minute, only for Germany winger Sane to produce a superb curling victor five minutes later. Read More »

Prem stars make shortlist for FIFA Team of the Year

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The FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 is decided by votes from around 25,000 professional footballers from 75 different countries. Forwards: Gareth bale , Karim Benzema , Cristiano Ronaldo (all real Madrid ), Edinson Cavani (PSG), Kilian Mbappe (Monaco/PSG), Neymar (Barcelona/PSG), Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez (both Barcelona), Antoine Griezmann (club atlético de Madrid), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (" Manchester United "), Romelu Lukaku (Everton/"Manchester United"), Harry Kane (Tottenham), ... Read More »

Did Jay-Z Turn Down a Super Bowl Halftime Performance?

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The NFL has responded to rumours that Jay Z has turned down an offer to perform at the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show. "I want to dedicate this song to anyone that was held back and you overcame", he said. It's not the first time a big name has turned down performing at the the Super Bowl. It can also be a great opportunity for an artist, on a big stage, but not everyone that the National Football League may want needs the spotlight and the possibility for viral slip-ups it comes with. Read More »

Bills could run into more trouble against Broncos' defense

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Here's the Bills news of note for September 21th. Buffalo, meanwhile, could be without defensive end Shaq Lawson (foot) and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (ankle) this week. In a league starved for quarterback play that isn't actively harmful, Siemian is actually good. I think you just have to keep being consistent, running your plays and you have to keep to your identity. Read More »

Premier League defends record in improving facilities for disabled fans

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Mourinho meanwhile managed to achieve a double of sorts last season, winning the EFL Cup before defeating Ajax in the Europa League final to secure qualification for this season's Champions League . Ten minutes, off you go. The defending champions managed to get two summer deals over the line on transfer deadline day as Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater and Torino defender Davide Zappacosta completed late moves. Read More »

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck looking at a 3-week injury layoff

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Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is "not far away" from rediscovering his best form for Arsenal . The good news for Welbeck is that Wenger remains an ardent fan and clearly wants him on the pitch as much as possible. Wenger said Chambers is expected to be out for up to two more weeks. "I thought the reaction to going behind was very good". "You can see that he's getting more comfortable with his position now". Read More »

2nd ODI Match between India, Australia to be played today

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Out of the 54 balls they bowled, 28 were dots, which is unacceptable from an Aussie point of view. Yuzvendra Chahal the Indian leg-spinner feels that playing under Virat Kohli who is known as an aggressive player as well as an aggressive skipper helped him to do well under pressure. Read More »

Durant apologises after fouling up on Twitter

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In an in-depth interview with San Francisco Magazine's Jon Steinberg, Durant and his agent/business partner Rich Kleiman shared the extreme remorse the National Basketball Association star felt after leaving the Thunder. Appearing on ESPN's The Jump , Jackson said he now views Durant the same as any other person on Twitter who has an egg avatar and speaks behind a wall of anonymity. Read More »

LSU star RB Derrius Guice will not play vs

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LSU coach Ed Orgeron said during his Wednesday radio show that Guice will not play in the game. It looks as if the injury to LSU's Derrius Guice may be more serious than fans in Baton Rouge originally thought. LSU will be without a player who led the SEC in rushing last season with almost 1,400 yards. In addition, Tigers offensive coordinator Matt Canada racked up 76 points last season against Syracuse while serving as offensive coordinator at Pitt in a wild 76-61 game. Read More »

Manchester City win marred by Gundogan injury

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Leroy Sane had put them ahead in the third minute and scored the 77th minute victor to secure their place in the fourth round five minutes after Yacob had equalised. "The lad [Gundogan] looked okay walking off". Yacob, who later equalised for Albion in the 72nd minute, was booked by referee Mike Jones and, after a lengthy period of treatment, Gundogan limped off the field and down the tunnel accompanied by City's medical staff, with England full-back Kyle Walker sent on in his place. Read More »

Man Utd vs Burton Albion

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Marcus Rashford scored twice, Jesse Lingard got one, via a deflection, and Anthony Martial scored a well-deserved goal in the second-half. "If the competition is an official competition then it is important for Manchester United and for me as a manager". Read More »

Antonio Conte willing to use Blues' youngsters in Carabao Cup campaign

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It remains to be seen if Christensen can break that mould, but the 21-year-old feels confident he can win over Conte after early signs that his presence is valued by the Italian tactician. Ready to play from the start with Chelsea . Don't forget that my first appearance in Serie A was when I was 16. 'It's not easy but for sure tomorrow is a good opportunity and we can also give a chance to some players who haven't played a lot yet'. Read More »

Texans vs. Patriots Point Spread: NFL Week 3 Odds, Predictions

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Patriots vs Texans Prediction: Both teams are 1-1 in ATS and this game is very interesting. "Obviously he's been playing for so long and that's why they call him the GOAT, no doubt". "I don't feel like we really need to read a book". Brady wasted no time getting the bad taste of the seasoning-opening loss out of his mouth, striking for all three of his touchdowns in the game's opening quarter, the first time he's done that in his career. Read More »

Es el diálogo que se impone en el proceso de paz — Rodríguez

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La reunión se celebró en la Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (Funglode), que preside el expresidente dominicano. Las exigencias de la oposición incluyen un cronograma electoral con la fecha para realizar elecciones presidenciales, previstas para 2018; la liberación de políticos presos; la solución al problema de desabastecimiento de alimentos y medicinas; y el respeto a la Asamblea Nacional, de mayoría opositora. Read More »

Texas football player succumbs to injuries

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Robert Grays was having the game of his life on Saturday as his Midwestern State University squad was beating Texas A&M-Kingsville 35-13. Before attending Midwestern State , Grays played at Fort Bend L.V. "This is not a vigil, but a service for strength for those hurting for Rob", head football coach Bill Maskill said. 'I really believe he might have been the most popular man on our team. Read More »

West Bromwich vs Manchester City live streaming free

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Attentions now turned to this week's Carabao Cup third round tie away at West Brom - and Delph says the players are on a high ahead of the trip to the Hawthorns. City skipper Vincent Kompany, who returned to training last week from a calf injury, could make his return to the line-up and Pulis had no doubts about the depth of Pep Guardiola's squad. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Knicks SF 'Cautiously Optimistic' of Rockets Deal

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Also, Frank Isola reported that Camp Melo expects the perennial All-Star to be moved by Monday, before the start of training camp. Mentally, Carmelo and his family have moved on to Houston. NY is scheduled to have its media day today, likely making this a very awkward situation if Anthony is in a Knicks uniform answering a myriad of questions about his departure, which he's sure to be peppered with. Read More »

Liverpool haven't improved under Klopp, according to Alan Shearer

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hopeful that the two forwards can become more ruthless in front of goal as the season progresses. "It's insane - three goalkeepers in one season without injuries and things like this", he joked. On Grujic, Klopp said: "We have a lot of players who are in good shape but have not had the match time - for example Grujic made a big step in development". Read More »

Leicester vs Liverpool: I forgot Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was playing - Emile Heskey

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I would love to see what Wenger is thinking right now, wouldn't you? "We want to use him and to prepare him also". With a place in the fourth round of the League Cup at stake, Oxlade-Chamberlain didn't get his wish of an opportunity in central midfield - instead he started out wide as Jordan Henderson, Marko Grujic and Georginio Wijnaldum took up positions in the middle of the park. Read More »

Ben McAdoo Calls Out Eli Manning For 'Sloppy QB Play'

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After the game, Giants head coach Ben McAdoo called out Eli Manning . Penalties, missed assignments and poor execution plagued the Giants all night. isn't going to be pressured by your flailing rosters. Beckham, the Giants' best receiver and most explosive playmaker, made his 2017 regular-season debut Monday night despite not being at 100 percent. Read More »

Jose Bautista Ties Unceremonious Blue Jays Single-Season Record

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In 88 starts with the Jays, the right-hander owns a 3.81 ERA and has struck out 466 batters in 533.2 innings. "I figured they'd probably have much more reason to have it than I do". Royals C Salvador Perez broke his bat on a second-inning foul ball and was left with just the handle as the barrel flew into the stands behind the third base camera well. Read More »

Sam Bradford limited in Wednesday's practice

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They have only allowed seven third-down conversions on 24 attempts for a 28-percent rate that is seventh-best in the NFL. "It's two games, man", said defensive end Everson Griffen. With 201 yards on 14 catches already, Thielen has racked up more receiving yards this season than every player not named Antonio Brown. The Buccaneers boast a pair of game-breaking receivers in hulking Mike Evans (6 feet 5, 231 pounds) and speedy DeSean Jackson. Read More »

Young Yankees fan taken to hospital after being hit by ball

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Frazier and other players were visibly shaken by the injury, with Frazier bent down on one knee for much of the stoppage with the Yankees leading the game, 9-3. On social media, fans and observers offered concern for the child, but many argued that the Yankees need to do more to avoid similar situations in the future by extending protective netting around the field. Read More »

Who Plays Thursday Night Football This Week?

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As offensive coordinators, Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan directed two of the most potent offenses in the league last season. Watkins was shadowed by All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman versus the Washington Redskins on Sunday, limiting his targets. Read More »

BCCI nominates MS Dhoni for Padma Bhushan

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Dhoni, who has already been honoured with the prestigious Arjuna, Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna, and the Padma Shri award, has scored 16 worldwide hundreds (6 in Tests and 10 in ODIs) along with 100 global half-centuries. "He is one of our greatest ODI cricketer with almost 10,000 runs in ODIs". He retired from Test cricket in 2014 but continues to play the limited overs format. Read More »