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England must build bridges with fans - Southgate

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But it looks like he's beginning to force his way back into the Arsenal first-team after dramatically improving his fitness. While Southgate believes more dynamic performances will get England's supporters back onside, he says work must also be done off the pitch to make his multi-millionaire players more relatable. Read More »

Ghana flex attacking muscle in opening win

It was Sadiq Ibrahim's first-half strike that ensured full three points for Ghana . A couple of minutes later, Colombia's Leandro Campaz made a solo run, dribbling past the Ghana defence before his shot was blocked by goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim. Read More »

South Africa gallant but still defeated by New Zealand

New Zealand captain Kieran Read praised South Africa for "pushing us all the way" in the final round of the 2017 Rugby Championship. The decision to select his strongest available side highlighted Hansen's desire for the team to continue to build on their performances. Read More »

Hall of Fame Forward Connie Hawkins Dies At 75

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Hawkins was born in Brooklyn, New York, where he ruled the asphalt playgrounds and tales of his basketball feats spread across the boroughs. The Suns lauded his "unique combination of size, grace and athleticism". However, his performances across the ABL, ABA, and NBA cemented a place for him in the basketball Hall of Fame. He earned a scholarship to play at the University of Iowa but was expelled by the school following a point-shaving scandal despite never admitting any involvement or ... Read More »

Nationals suspend hitting coach Jacque Jones for legal issue

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The aforementioned Gingrich has been with the Nationals organization for quite some time, serving as the team's minor league hitting coordinator. That plaintiff, known in the case filings as Jane Doe, alleges Jones "had photos of Plaintiff's naked breasts", "promised her that the photos would be kept between them", and that "after their relationship ended, Jones intentionally distributed the photos without Plaintiff's consent". Read More »

Starting Wake Forest QB has injured shoulder

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The Tigers got off to a fast start, scoring touchdowns on their first two drives before both defense settled in. But the Tigers didn't score again until the middle of the third quarter, leaving an opportunity for Wake Forest that it didn't capitalize upon. Read More »

Week 5: San Francisco at Indianapolis by the numbers

After spending the week as something of an afterthought due to Manningpalooza, the Colts must recapture center stage against the 49ers. "When you have the time and you've got guys open, you need to hit them". He needs to get tons more than that against a 49ers defense that has a stout front seven and can be stingy. If you scratch out a Los Angeles Rams team that's put a shitload of points on every team they've played, the 49ers have been solid on defense. Read More »

FA chief plays down England's World Cup chances

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Any optimism that England may cause a surprise in Russian Federation was dampened by yet another now predictable plodding performance against a team ranked 55th in the world. "I am able to rationalise it all, I understand it completely". "Everyone knows the quality Jack has", said Southgate, who has named players including Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jesse Lingard in his current squad despite their lack of regular game-time in the Premier League . Read More »

LSU vs. Florida Gators football

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Given the poor depth on the Tigers' defense, the Gators have a significant advantage there, meaning LSU will be forced to make that up on offense. Orgeron will update the team's injuries and may say who will and will not play in Gainesville. Read More »

Cubs take NLDS Game 1 as Hendricks outduels Strasburg: Final score, takeaways

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His fastball topped out at 89 miles per hour (slower than Strasburg's changeup), but he kept Washington's batters off balance and allowed only two hits through seven innings. Rizzo next sent a sinking liner to right. Ryan Madson gave up an RBI double in the eighth by Rizzo to make it 3-0 as he knocked in Jon Jay, who led off with a pinch-hit double. Read More »

Jazz PG Dante Exum could miss entire season with separated shoulder

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Jones's intel comes from team sources, with whom he's extensively familiar given his role as beat writer for The Tribune . Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN .com reported the injury was serious enough that Exum could miss the entire season. Dante Exum's promising National Basketball Association career was all of one season old when he tore his anterior cruciate ligament while playing internationally for his native Australia . Read More »

Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Belgium World Cup Qualifying UEFA

The result means that if Greece fail to beat Cyprus away tonight, Ireland will qualify for the play-offs with a win over Wales in Cardiff . If Greece fail to win in Cyprus, they cannot reach the 13-point target that would see them finishing above Ireland, dependent on goal difference. Read More »

Belgium confirm Man Utd striker Lukaku out of Bosnia clash

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The 29-year-old gestured to the dugout to receive treatment in the 29 minute, struggling with an injury to his left knee, and was duly replaced by Leander Dendoncker. Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho , however, values the impact that Fellaini has had on his side's fortunes - particularly this season - and wants to retain the towering centre midfielder's qualities as his team push for a first Premier League title in six years. Read More »

South Africa declare on 573 for four

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But Faf Du Plessis and Hashim Amla got their eye in before punishing the Bangladesh bowlers. Markram and Elgar opened with a 243-run stand and Bangladesh's bowlers were out of ideas. Du Plessis followed before lunch, also reaching his century with a four as the boundaries continued to flow for South Africa . Catch the South Africa vs Bangladesh Live Score 2nd Test Day 2 here. Read More »

Palmer latest to be hit with grid penalty

Pierre Gasly says he is still unsure how he will spend the remainder of the 2017 season - and then whether he will step up with a full Toro Rosso seat next year. "They are the stars of the show and I want to introduce them with the energy and adrenalin they deserve before they fire up their engines and get ready to race". Read More »

Happy 21st! Winx's dominant Turnbull Stakes victory

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Her jockey Hugh Bowman described the win "as smooth sailing". "She needs to be at her best to go to every race, " Waller said. What's impressed me is how settled she is down here. One notable exception was another champion Australian mare, Black Caviar, who twice earned a world's-best rating during a career in which she was unbeaten in 25 starts, including one at England's Royal Ascot in 2012. Read More »

Martin Gramatica Defends Nick Folk Give Him Another Chance!

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Tampa Bay had a final opportunity, driving to the Patriots 19-yard line with three seconds remaining before Winston threw an incompletion near the goal line on the game's final play. Winston completed 26-of-46 passes for 334 yards but went 14-of-21 for 225 yards in the fourth quarter alone. Chris Hogan was on the receiving end of the Pats' only touchdown and had 8 catches for 74 yards, whereas Brandon Cooks had 5 catches for 85 yards himself. Read More »

Cilic batters his way into Japan Open semis

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Belgium's Goffin booked into a semi-final at the Ariake colosseum against Argentine eighth seed Diego Schwartzman , a victor over American Steve Johnson 6-0 7-5. Although he took time to work his way into the match, incredibly he held one set point at 5-4, Advantage, in the second set when Schwartzman was serving. Read More »

Sri Lanka at 180/3 in 2nd Test against Pakistan

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Pakistan beat the West Indies in their first day-night Test at the same venue previous year, but this will be Sri Lanka´s maiden pink-ball Test. Amir was one of the two wicket-takers in Dubai but his length sometimes allowed batsmen to work him around on a flat pitch. Read More »

Mookie Betts aggravates wrist injury during ALDS Game 2

The lack of offense has been an issue, but Red Sox starting pitching hasn't given the team much of a chance from the outset in each of the team's last two playoff series. The Red Sox got one run back in the second, but the lefty allowed two more in the third on a solo shot. When this happened it was a weird situation because normally a team wants to win a clinching game to win the division title however in this case the Red Sox relied on the a Blue Jays losing to win and they backed ... Read More »

Syria's World Cup hopes alive after draw

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Syria should have been level on 78 minutes but Soma's point-blank header was deflected onto the post in a reflex stop by Socceroos 'keeper Mathew Ryan. Five minutes before half-time, Leckie created Australia's opener when he received a ball down the right from Milos Degenek, cut inside and arrowed a shot which went in off the boot of Kruse. Read More »

Chelsea may face fight to keep Courtois

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The Belgian goalkeeper hasn't given up on the idea of going back to Spain and specifically the city of Madrid . His current deal expires in 2019 and if he refuses to sign a new one then the Blues could be forced into a sale as early as next summer. Read More »

Beyoncé And Jay-Z Step Out With Twins

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Beyonce and her husband are slowly but surely getting the hang of things, but it's taken them more than four months to get to the point of feeling a little more relaxed and at ease. She's a big sister and she feeds them and she's excited. Her children come before anything else and if she feels as if she needs to spend more time with her twins to really grasp being a mother of three children, then her comeback plans will evidently be halted. Read More »

American Morgan Hurd wins all-around title

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Australia's Georgia Godwin has finished 13th in the women's individual all-around final at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Canada. Brooklyn Moors, the youngest gymnast on the canadian team, finished his career in 15th place. Read More »

Liverpool to do Arsenal HUGE favour against Man Utd?

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Liverpool managed to record one win in seven games last month to leave the Merseyside outfit in a disappointing position in both the Premier League and the Champions League. "What the Liverpool team have to do at the moment is stick together and see where they are in four or five games' time". All the rules have been changed to suit attackers - yellow cards, red cards. Read More »

Ole Miss adopts Landshark mascot; retiring Bear

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According to a letter from Ole Miss Chancellor Dr. Jeff Vitter, the change should take place prior to the 2018 season. "I want to state unequivocally that we are — and always will be — the Ole Miss Rebels", Vitter wrote. In addition, the past presidents of the Ole Miss Alumni Association and the boards of the Alumni Association and M-Club enthusiastically endorsed the action of the Alumni Association executive committee. Read More »

USA beat India 0-3 in Group A

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The Americans took the lead when the referee inexplicably awarded a penalty after Indian defender Jitendra Singh tugged at the jersey of Sargent inside the penalty box. He was the key as India , time and again, ran into him. Some of the current players have bright futures ahead of them with teams around the world , such as striker Josh Sargent - who will be heading to Bundesliga club Werder Bremen next year - and Paris Saint-Germain's Tim Weah. Read More »

Florida Executes Michael Lambrix For Killing Man, Woman

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Michael Lambrix , 57, was put to death shortly after 10pm (0200 GMT today) after the US Supreme Court rejected a last-ditch appeal. He said he tried to intervene and killed Moore in self-defense. 24 for killing two men in the 1980s in Jacksonville. The court issued orders denying the stay Thursday night. The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops has asked Governor Rick Scott to commute Lambrix's death sentence to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read More »

Warriors submit bid for All-Star Game

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The 18,000-seat, privately financed multi-purpose arena that will include a public plaza is now under construction. The Warriors believe the new venue will be a world-class destination, and plan to host numerous most prominent entertainment events on the calendar each year. Read More »

Defending champion Brendan Steele shares Safeway Open lead

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Mickelson birdied his final hole to close a three-under 69, as Sangmoon Bae carded a one-over 73 on his return to the PGA Tour after serving military service in his native South Korea. He sits at 13-under 131, two ahead of Hadley. At St. Andrews, Scotland, Tommy Fleetwood broke the course record at Carnoustie by shooting 9-under 63 to tie for the lead with defending champion Tyrrell Hatton after two rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Read More »

ALDS Game 1: Trevor Bauer leads Cleveland Indians past New York Yankees

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This year was, uh, a little different. "You want to be one of the main guys out there with your teammates and contributing". Arizona hung a three-spot on Colorado in the first. Bauer easily outperformed his counterpart Gray, striking out eight and giving up just two hits. As we now know, the rest of the game was pretty wild , too, with the Indians prevailing, 9-8, in 13 innings. Read More »