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Paul Merson states his prediction for Leicester v Liverpool

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Contrastingly, fast forward to 2017, and we have another interesting situation to analyze. "You should never take things like this for granted but I'm not surprised by how quickly he has adapted", Klopp said . Salah has scored five goals in eight appearances since arriving at Anfield, despite fears that he would struggle to adapt to the Premier League after a hard two-year spell with Chelsea . Read More »

Kyle Busch continues playoff pole streak at Loudon

Clean up those gaffes, and Busch again just may have the vehicle to the beat. Busch was forced to pit because of a loose tire, then his Joe Gibbs Racing crew was penalized when his gas man hopped the wall on pit road too soon. Kahne posted a strong run in the No. 5 Chevrolet in his first race with new crew chief Darian Grubb. Docked 15 points for the infraction, Elliott is racing at the Magic Mile without the services of crew chief Alan Gustafson and vehicle chief Joshua Kirk, who earned ... Read More »

Carlo Ancelotti tells Bayern Munich to improve and fast

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Champions Bayern missed their chance to go back on top of the Bundesliga and are on 13 points, second on goal difference to Borussia Dortmund, who are in action against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Saturday. Dutchman Arjen Robben then struck three minutes from halftime to double their lead with his shot deflected by team mate Rafinha which wrong-footed the Wolfsburg keeper. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Gokhan Saki KO's Henrique da Silva

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You knew Gokhan Saki's UFC debut was going to be memorable. Da Silva headed into the Octagon looking to snap a three-fight losing streak. Saki survived before unleashing a combination of his own in return - including one thunderous left hook that absolutely demolished da Silva and sent him crashing to the mat in a heap. Read More »

Major League Baseball paying attention after girl hit by foul ball

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Earlier this year, another young fan was hit by a broken bat , sparking calls to add more netting to protect fans, according to the Chicago Sun-Times . Some teams took it a step further, like the New York Mets , who extended their netting into the outfield seating areas. Ensuring the safety of our fans has always been our number one priority. Read More »

Bill Belichick defers questions about new Aaron Hernandez suit

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Researchers said this was the most severe case of CTE they'd ever seen in someone of Hernandez's age. The athlete was found dead in his prison cell at Souza Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley Mass as he was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder of semi-professional football player, Odin Lloyd . Read More »

Major League Baseball recommends protective netting, doesn't require it

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When asked on Thursday whether Major League Baseball would finally require all teams to expand the safety netting, commissioner Rob Manfred said "it remains an ongoing discussion in the industry"-which means probably not". "It remains an ongoing discussion in the industry", Commissioner Rob Manfred said Wednesday night. The league made a decision to put nets up around the end boards, protecting any patrons who sat behind the goals. Read More »

Nile shines again in Australia ODI

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He had a chance to pick his third wicket but Rohit had dropped Travis Head (39) in the first slip in the seventh over. As per reports, the Indian team demanded a blender be available in their dressing room as players avoid packaged juice which may contain extra sugar and carbohydrates. Read More »

Australia prepared for Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya came out of syllabus

On asking the reason behind such huge gap between Steven and Kohli ODI tons, the Australian skipper has something really weird to say. However, India found other heroes - KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara batted with gusto, Wriddhiman Saha was just as gutsy and the spinners played their part well. Read More »

Marcus Smith named in 33-man England training squad

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England's three Test matches are against Argentina (November 11), Australia (November 18) and Samoa (November 25). Eddie Jones has left out four players who toured with the British & Irish Lions in his latest England training squad ahead of the autumn internationals. Read More »

Reasons to Believe: Titans versus Seahawks

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The big thing that has been alarming is Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been running for his life behind his line that can not seem to protect him. In the Seattle Seahawks home opener, they welcomed the San Francisco 49ers but the reception was anything but warm. What you can gather from that is the Seahawks ran well against a 4-3 defense but did horribly against a 3-4 defense. Read More »

Trump Says NFL Players Who Protest US Anthem Should Be Fired

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They don't know it. 'That owner, they don't know it - they are friends of mine - they don't know, they are going to be the most popular person, for a week. "But do you know what's hurting the game more than that?" he said. An NFL player fired back at President Trump for saying people should "pick up and leave" NFL games if players kneel during the national anthem. Read More »

Stanley leads Tour Championship, Spieth in the wings

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World number one Johnson, now three under, and Australian Marc Leishman, who is two over, are the other players who will win the FedEx Cup with victory in the Tour Championship . I know discussions have taken place, so maybe one day."Hampered by rib and back injuries all season, McIlroy had planned to take three months off at the end of the year to recover full fitness but confirmed his participation in next month's British Masters and Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Read More »

Injuries: Terrance West returns to practice for Ravens

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Benjamin Watson had a good day for Baltimore as well on eight receptions and 91 yards. All of this does not bode well for Flacco's fantasy football value in week three. The Ravens come to the United Kingdom as 3½ point favourites against the Jaguars , but the United Kingdom punters have been eager to back their "home team" with 70% of bets so far being placed on Jacksonville to win outright, odds that can be found at 17/10 with some bookies. Read More »

Roland-Jones injury threatens Ashes prospects

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But after initially complaining of pain in his side, he had to leave the field mid-over for Middlesex in this week's penultimate round of Specsavers County Championship Division One fixtures against Lancashire at Lord's. It is highly probable that in Roland-Jones's absence, Steven Finn and Jake Ball will find a place in the squad behind the first-choice seamers Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes. Read More »

Kentucky lands point guard Immanuel Quickley; KU still pursuing Devon Dotson

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Quickley's nifty handle and top-tier floor vision are the foundational pieces of his skill set, but what makes him tailor-made for the modern game is a crisp jump shot. He attended last year's Late Night in the Phog as part of an unofficial visit to KU. The Jayhawks on Sunday hope to beat out North Carolina State, Xavier and Oklahoma State for David McCormack, a 6-10, 260-pound senior from Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va. Read More »

Tiger Woods still has no timetable for return

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Of course, we don't know exactly what kind of weightlifting Tiger is doing, but during a rare, recent public appearance at the US Open, Tiger did not look small. In the meantime, Woods' docs have given him the go-ahead to move a bit beyond his daily chipping and putting practices. "I feel like that's a massive scream for help", Phelps, with two DUI busts on his record, said about the Woods' toxicology report, which showed he had ingested a cocktail of prescription drugs. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott will play for the next two games, at a minimum

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The NFL wants Elliott to sit while his case plays out in court, and the league's current request to nullify the injunction presumably represents the last tool at its disposable to accomplish that goal. With the 19th passed, the National Football League had hoped for a ruling by today in advance of this weekend's games and barring a last-minute ruling by Sunday. Read More »

It's Finally Adios for Brad Ausmus: Tigers Won't Renew Contract

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The worst part is that Ausmus, 48, can not be 100 percent blamed for being let go. However, they've been searching for a return to the pennant chase ever since. He also threw his second career no-hitter that season and led the Tigers to their first of four consecutive AL Central titles. This was his past year under contract with the Tigers. Read More »

Fernandinho closing in on new Manchester City contract

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The midfielder has been a key player for City since his £30million-plus move from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, a transfer that many were unsure about considering he had spent most of his career in Ukraine, but he soon proved his quality and helped Manuel Pellegrini's side to a double in the 2013/14 season. Read More »

Bayern lets 2-goal lead slip at home, draws with Wolfsburg

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Germany standout and Bayern captain Neuer is out until January after undergoing surgery on Tuesday - his third operation in six months for a fractured foot. Running onto the end of Paul Verhaegh's cross, Didavi saw his header trickle over the line after hitting the inside of the post to secure a vital point away from home for Wolfsburg . Read More »

Night Shyamalan's Glass adds Unbreakable actors

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Night Shyamalan titled Glass , and now we have a casting update to share, which involves two very familiar faces! The project is being described as a comic book thriller, although it is not based on any preexisting material. Jackson's character and villain of the movie Elijah Price aka Mr. Fleshing out this universe is going to be key, and here's hoping that he and producer Jason Blum can deliver on the writer/director's distinct auteurist answer to the established Marvel Universe that's ... Read More »

Rams are Week 3 favorites over 49ers at Levi's Stadium

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He gave up an easy interception late in the fourth quarter that clearly took away any chance of a tying touchdown, but for almost eight complete quarters, he's been awfully good. "But the ultimate goal is to win". McVay did not attend Thursday's game because there would be little time to visit with his grandson before the Rams flew back to Southern California. Read More »

Would You Buy Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) On These Analyst Ratings?

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The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://stocknewstimes.com/2017/09/21/intercontinental-hotels-group-ihg-upgraded-to-hold-at-zacks-investment-research.html. Narrowing in on Moving Averages, the 200-day for InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (ICHGF) is at 41.92, the 50-day is 51.99, and the 7-day is resting at 49.78. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles who might matter more than usual against the Giants

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Don't worry about what they've done in the past. "It's about how we come out on Sunday and play". But the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback insists he rarely thinks about the risky part of his historical career start. He's another week away from that, another week ahead of his rehab and things like that, so we'll have to be ready for 13, and we're going to have to be ready for him being the same guy we remember from previous year. Read More »

New England Patriots TE 'good to go' in Week 3

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Gronkowski is back after not participating in Wednesday's practice. "Am I good to go? ". "It was rough sitting out last week. Yeah, I'm good to go", Gronkowski said, via the Boston Herald. "That's football, right?" Amendola said. "I felt good", Gronkowski said. I feel strong. I feel fast. "But the situation was what it was and I mean, just ready to go now". Read More »

Knicks GM expects Carmelo Anthony at camp, but has 'open mind'

According to the National Basketball Association insider, Melo's camp will make one last attempt to convince the Knicks into trading him to the Houston Rockets by Monday. Anthony has made it clear to the front office that he desires to be dealt to the Rockets , but it has become a complicated process that has centered around the Knicks' willingness to take on Ryan Anderson's lucrative contract that has three years left on the four-year, $80 million deal. Read More »

Former Longhorn football player Ricky Williams arrested Austin

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Williams, 40, was arrested in the 4000 block of Manchaca Road for two outstanding traffic warrants: one for speeding and one for failure to maintain financial responsibility (insurance). Upon arriving back to the hotel, he was approached by multiple police officers responding to a report of a "suspicious person". In January, Williams was detained and questioned by Tyler police after someone called police, claiming to see a black man "pretending to look for a dog". Read More »

Garbine Muguruza beats Caroline Garcia in Pan Pacific Open, Karolina Pliskova out

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Kerber has endured a year to forget, but the two-time grand slam champion may be turning the corner on the evidence of a 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 triumph over Pliskova. Muguruza, World No.1, put on a strong performance, especially in the first set, when she dropped just four points while serving, to seal the victory after a 83-minute contest, reports Efe. Read More »

Upcoming Winter Olympics medals revealed

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Pyeongchang sits just (50 miles) from the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea , the world's most heavily armed border. A corruption scandal in South Korea involving former President Park Geun-hye and large businesses including Samsung has also dented the image of the Games, which were also implicated in the scandal, said Eom. Read More »

Manchester City and United in two-horse Premier League title race?

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Mourinho and now Guardiola talking down the League Cup. " For the managers it is a lot of wasted energy, but we knew that before, so it is not a complaint in those terms ", he explained . "There are six [teams in contention], we are just a few points ahead", he said. "The prize is good when you win another one, but you waste a lot of energy". Read More »

Jose Mourinho has "no idea" on Paul Pogba return

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Over a week on from the game, it remains unclear when the midfielder will return to action. " When he comes back, welcome, but until then, I trust my people ". Marouane Fellaini stepped in for the 4-0 win over Everton while Ander Herrera and Michael Carrick were both involved during Wednesday's 4-1 win over Burton in the Carabao Cup. Read More »

Almost 400 cats, dogs rescued from Virgin Islands

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A specific plan for the soldiers was not immediately available Thursday , but the order adds that the soldiers could also assist with cleaning up damage from the hurricane. "So when I watched Irma build up, I called the shelters ahead of time and said, 'Hey, I'm here for you'". Instead of flying the animals out in separate groups, Gear chartered a private jet to take the animals all at once Monday back to Norfolk, Virginia, where they were taken to Gear's farm or sent into the care of ... Read More »