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Manchester City put in stellar show to see off Chelsea

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Manchester City had chances and they took them. Marcos Alonso should start once again but there could be question marks over the right wing-back position; we could see an impressive Davide Zappacosta come in to give Victor Moses a rest. Chelsea won 15 games in a row last season and were unbeatable. The midfielder has now scored nine of his last 11 City goals from outside the box, including each of the last four. Read More »

United States steamrolling Internationals at Cup

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Hideki Matsuyama has failed to win a match. And when they jumped on a ferry to take them across the New York Harbor to their Manhattan hotel, they had the lead. Phil Mickelson and Kevin Kisner, United States, def. Jhonattan Vegas and Emiliano Grillo, International, 2 and 1. Mickelson's only complaint was that he botched his selfie with the presidents, with barely his head showing. Read More »

Kirk Herbstreit Is Impressed With Penn State's Performance

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The No. 4 Nittany Lions scored twice on special teams, Saquon Barkley continued his ridiculous run to the Heisman Trophy, and a certain Nittany Lion grabbed hold of program history. In Penn State's first-quarter scoring blur, Charles helped put the Nittany Lions up 21-0. A week ago, Penn State fans were biting their collective nails as the fourth-ranked Nittany Lions won at the death under the lights of Kinnick Stadium against Iowa. Read More »

Ahmed Hegazi features in West Bromwich Albion's draw with Watford

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Quick-fire goals from Salomon Rondon and Jonny Evans had Albion on course for victory, despite Abdoulaye Doucoure halving Watford's deficit before half-time. He (Oliver) did it in the first and second half - he played a minute over time. We had clear chances. "We have to be thankful for the fans because they're always behind us". Read More »

Former Gamecock Melvin Ingram named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

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The games were played at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, an 18,000-seat venue that is home to MLS's FC Dallas. The Chargers will keep it close but will find a way to lose another close one late. Needless to say, that simply doesn't work for this team. Jim Schwartz's blitzes couldn't get a hand on Eli Manning last week , and it doesn't get any easier this time as Rivers has only been sacked four times this season. Read More »

I'm capable of dethroning President Buhari from Power - Fayose

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Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been in field campaigning. "I am doing so because I am confident that with God and all of you behind me, we can do it, and we will do it". "This, in itself, assisted in deepening democracy". He wrote: " Our party must not lose sight that Nigerians at this period are desirous of a President with demonstrated capacity to change their fortunes ". Read More »

It's Still September & Romelu Lukaku Already Has 10 Man Utd Goals

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And Ginola says that Jose Mourinho's side contains great players that can emulate the success of Sir Alex's all conquering team that lifted the Premier League , FA Cup and Champions League . The biggest advance he has made is in his support play. CSKA Moscow were victims of another Lukaku-Martial combination for the second goal as the Belgian fed off of Martial's cross. Read More »

VA to Begin Disclosing Agency Secretary's Official Travel

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The government paid for the travel of Merle Bari, Shulkin's wife, as well as giving her a daily per diem allowance for meals on the approved trip. "Veterans and taxpayers have a right to know about my official travel as Secretary, and posting this information online for all to see will do just that". Read More »

NCAA assistant coaches among 10 charged with corruption

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No students were identified in court papers by name. Acting U.S. attorney Joon H. Kim said the allegations suggested an ugly situation. The FBI's indictment includes four assistant coaches at NCAA schools and a clothing company founder, Adweek said. Read More »

Guardiola reveals Spain ambition

Guardiola: "Do you know I was a ball boy?" The transcript of the pair's conversation reveals Guardiola still remembers everything about the repeated snubs. It's harsh to demand a manager wins something every year but that's the reality and, considering his reputation and how much money they've spent, it's fair to say that Manchester City will be within their rights to get rid of Guardiola if that doesn't happen this season. Read More »

Canelo-GGG generates over 1M PPV buys

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In figures published by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the mega-fight at the T-Mobile Arena generated £20m from 17,318 tickets sold. It was predicted even before the fight started to do huge numbers because of the interest and hype building up the fight, the two largest draws in Boxing and UFC meeting is an event that sparks curiosity and people dished out money in hopes of seeing the MMA guy pull of the greatest upset in his pro boxing debut. Read More »

Shocking footage shows barrier breaking as fans injured during French soccer match

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The collapse occurred as visiting fans celebrated Fode Ballo-Toure scoring the game's first goal in the 15th minute. As fans surged forward, the fence collapsed under pressure. On Twitter, Amiens football club said its thoughts were with the wounded and that the stadium had been evacuated peacefully. Able to accommodate 12,000 fans, it is the smallest stadium in Ligue 1. Read More »

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Conte speaks on Aguero's absence

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The Spanish forward moved to Chelsea in a £58m deal from La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer transfer window to bolster Antonio Conte's attacking options. This type of game (against Atletico) you use a lot of physical and mental energy. It is important to find the right balance. I love this from him. "He has improved his physical condition". Read More »

Luke Del Rio set for surgery Monday, out for season

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Feleipe Franks immediately began warming up on the sideline. The redshirt freshman fired a 49-yard bomb to receiver Tyrie Cleveland that resembled their game victor against Tennessee in the last home game. The son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio started six games previous year before sustaining a season-ending injury to his right, throwing shoulder. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel May Start from the Back at Malaysian GP

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But organisers, who originally had a contract to host the race until 2018, have chose to call time on it a year early due to declining ticket sales, viewership and tourism. The guys worked a miracle today and did the change successfully in time. "I think it is more a driver lap than the auto". "The lights went off, we did our start". Read More »

Consolation win for Aus

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From early this year, players have spoken about the change in the nature of the 22-yard strip at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. As it has been in the series, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma will open the innings for India with Virat Kohli coming in at number 3. Read More »

Gregg Popovich said Kawhi Leonard's quadriceps injury was from a year ago

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The Spurs also said that a timeline for his return will be determined at "a later date". The Silver and Black open their season against the Sacramento Kings on October 18 at the AT&T Center. With just three weeks until the season starts, that's concerning, but it's too soon for Spurs fans to panic. "No, nothing happened", Popovich said. Read More »

Joe Tiller, former Purdue football coach, dies at 74

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He postd a record of 87-62 during his time in West Lafayette. "People ask me about my legacy at Purdue , and I guess I see myself as a guy who came in and fit the place, and the place fit him - a man of the people", Tiller said in 2008. In January of 2008, Tiller was awarded the Order of the Griffin - one of Purdue's highest honors - and was inducted into the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013. Read More »

Cards go with Padgett to run hoops program

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Richard Pitino spent a year as an associate coach under his dad at Louisville, during the 2011-12 season, but said he didn't witness any pay-for-play activities. I love him. I care for him. "I'm here for him and I just want him to be happy". He joined the coaching staff in 2014 and became assistant coach in 2015. Read More »

Superb PSG beats Bordeaux 6-2 to stay unbeaten in Ligue 1

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That was Neymar's second of the match, the Brazilian having opened the scoring with a sublime free-kick and setting up Cavani for his eighth Ligue 1 goal in as many outings this term. The visitors appeared to still be reeling from that piece of individual magic when they conceded a second to Cavani, who benefited from the vision of Neymar, who put his opportunity on a plate. Read More »

West Ham United 1-0 Swansea City

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Michail Antonio passed a late fitness test to start on the right of a four-man midfield and the winger looked lively early on, forcing Lukasz Fabianksi to claw a miscued volley away from the top-left corner. Swansea's best effort came in the 74th minute when Martin Olsson cut inside and flashed a curling shot just wide of the post before late drama arrived with Sakho's victor. Read More »

Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says

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Both Rojo and Ibrahimovic ruptured their anterior cruciate ligaments last April and are not expected to return until late December at the earliest. "So Ibra [Zlatan Ibrahimovic] and Pogba and Marcos Rojo, these players I don't think about them", the Portuguese manager was quoted as saying, according to the Guardian . Read More »

Birmingham set to mount formal bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games will be officially submitted on Saturday, the Government has confirmed. Birmingham was chosen over domestic opponent Liverpool earlier in September by the Commonwealth Games Delivery Unit (CGDU), and both cities had already been preparing bids to host the 2026 edition of the Games giving them a leg-up on the worldwide competition. Read More »

Late Crouch strike sinks Saints

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Despite the Saints managing to grapple back possession and control of proceedings, it was Stoke who forced the first save of the match through Xherdan Shaqiri whose powerful shot off his favoured left-boot had to be palmed away by Fraser Forster . Read More »

UofL BASKETBALL | Postel not commenting on identity of 'Coach-2'

Jurich, who was in the middle of a 16-year extension he signed with Louisville in 2007, also was placed on administrative leave Wednesday, although his is paid. Forward Deng Adel said Padgett has a great history with the team. The injuries have given the fall work "a weird vibe", Pitino said. "We can approach him easily without concerns". Read More »

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy: We need to start winning!

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Quoted by the Mirror before the game, he said: "It's always good to get goals but the points are the main thing". Bournemouth's massive for us. "The reason I am telling you that is to make sure you are always aware of the challenges players going on worldwide duty brings, with some we have been managing and trying to get them through games". Read More »

Morata reveals how Conte is helping his career

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Morata instead signed for Conte at Chelsea - scoring six Premier League goals in as many games - and has admitted he is relishing the opportunity of becoming the Blues' first-choice forward under the Italian. "I think this season has started for him with a big game against Atletico Madrid, and now he has to show this season that he deserves to stay at the top with the best". Read More »

Bayern Munich fires head coach Carlo Ancelotti

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German champions Bayern Munich sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti on Thursday, a day after they suffered a crushing 3-0 defeat to Paris St Germain in the Champions League. "I would like to thank Carlo for our work together and regret the development it has taken", Rummenigge said. "Carlo is a friend of mine and will remain so but we had to take a professional decision for Bayern Munich". Read More »

Chelsea facing stern test with visit of prolific City

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Pedro Rodriguez , who played no role in the midweek win, is doubtful but is likely to feature at some stages of the game. But City are a different proposition to anything they have faced. The Belgian looks to be back in shape and will nearly certainly start unless he suffers a relapse before kick-off . Otherwise, Chelsea have a near full squad to choose from for this one with only Danny Drinkwater (calf) unavailable through injury. Read More »

Rams at Cowboys: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

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The Rams clearly are having some issues. The Rams' current defensive coordinator is in his first season with LA and has already revitalized the defense, especially in their pass rush. The Cowboys have allowed opposing wide receivers to catch 66 percent of targets, albeit for just 10.3 yards per reception. Before the Rams' Week Two match-up against the Washington Redskins , USC hosted Texas at the Coliseum the night before. Read More »

Long haul for Bangladesh in fightback against South Africa

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Bangladesh were 308 for eight at tea in reply to South Africa's first innings total of 496. Mahmudullah eventually departed for 66 off 124 balls when he chopped Morne Morkel with the first delivery of the new ball. Opening batsman Elgar and Amla put on 215 for the second wicket as South Africa again gave Bangladesh cause to regret their decision to send the hosts in to bat. Read More »

Texas governor withholds Harvey recovery funds from Houston

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Turner said at a community meeting on Thursday in the hard-hit northern Houston suburb of Kingwood. Jim Ho is a former Texas solicitor general. As that money has sat untouched since the Category 4 storm made landfall August 25, Texas Democrats have unleashed long-held frustrations over the fund, which Republicans let soar to record balances over calls to spend on public schools and health care. Read More »

Trip To Knoxville Will Tell The Tale For 2017 — Georgia Bulldogs

I'll play that clip and share other thoughts Smart had about the game Saturday against the Volunteers. Fuente says Clemson is so talented that playing them is like "defusing a bomb". That said, Kelly can't do it all on his own. Avoiding mistakes in the pass game - Working in tandem with the first key, these remain two relatively inexperienced quarterbacks in Tennessee's Quinten Dormady and Georgia's Jake Fromm . Read More »