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Mustafi suffers leg injury on Germany duty

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Joachim Loew's world champions dominated their group to such an extent that they scored 43 goals - on average, more than four per game - while conceding just four. The hosts got off to a dream start when Goretzka showed great technique by netting with his heel and his back to goal on eight minutes. Their only ever defeats in World Cup qualifying have come at home - 1-0 v Portugal in Stuttgart in 1985 and 5-1 v England in Munich in 2001, tournaments which Germany still made and reached ... Read More »

Dana White angry over Jason Aldean's UFC 216 snub

Did they cancel their flight? White claims he asked Aldean to perform the national anthem prior to the night's main event, but Aldean had an excuse. Boyd Gaming gave $1 million. "So now you're talking real money for these people". Say what you will about Dana White ... he sure doesn't hold back from what he's thinking. Read More »

Usman Shinwari called up as Amir's replacement for Sri Lanka ODIs

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Ali hit six boundaries in his patient knock. Commenting on the nature of wickets and the kind of approach that the Pakistan batsmen will look to have, Ali said, "These kinds of wickets that you get here, you need to make it big". Kusal Mendis was Sri Lanka's top-scorer with 29 off 49 balls. Sri Lanka still will feel comfortable, courtesy their performance in the first innings as they have a 254 run lead with five wickets in hand and Pakistan's performance in the second innings will ... Read More »

Barcelona will battle Arsenal for Anthony Martial signing

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Not only did RMC Sport report in August that Tottenham had a move for Martial rejected, but Spurs also attempted to sign Martial from Monaco in 2015 ( Sky Sports ), just months before he joined United . The second clause will be triggered if the Frenchman earns 25 France caps inside four years, of which he now has 15, so it looks as though that one will be paid too. Read More »

Nadal punishes penalised Kyrgios to win China Open

Open, where the Spaniard won the title for a third time this year. He imploded instantly and was seen scolding the chair umpire on a number of occasions, resulting in him picking up a penalty point towards the end of the first set. Local favorite Peng Shuai and her partner Sania Mirza of India were knocked out by Swiss Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan of Chinese Taipei 2-6, 6-1, 10-5 in the women's doubles semifinals. Read More »

Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal

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Nadal's latest triumph, following successes in Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid and grand slam glory in Paris and NY, came after the Spaniard saved two match points in his tournament opener against Lucas Pouille. "I put in a pretty good week, had some good wins". "He played well. I played bad". It's tough to find positives when you won three games in the final. Read More »

Truex Jr. wins playoff race

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Larson also struggled on pit road early in the race when he missed his pit box and, as a result, had to make a second trip down pit road. "Every single guy - every guy on this team just did a flawless job today and I can't be more proud of them and at this time of the year is just when you want it to happen". Read More »

VP Pence exits game after anthem protest

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It remains to be seen how this will play out in game attendance and television ratings, but it seems obvious that the National Football League has been hurt badly by its tacit endorsement of protests that most Americans see as wholly unjustified and anti-patriotic. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter also considered Boston and Chicago

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Lollapalooza is an outdoor festival that takes place in Grant Park and spans four days. Paddock reportedly reserved one room at the Blackstone Hotel for Aug. The music festival featured Chance the Rapper, Muse, Lorde and Blink-182. The profile developed so far is of a "disturbed and dangerous" man who acquired an arsenal over decades, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said. Read More »

Jerry Jones Says Any Cowboys Player Who 'Disrespects' the Flag Won't Play

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Jones didn't elaborate on everything that could constitute disrespect to the flag, but he did say that kneeling during the anthem would qualify. "Understand? We will not. But there is no question in my mind that the National Football League and the Dallas Cowboys are going to stand up for the flag. George Atallah, Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs at the NFL Players Association, tweeted a statement from the union on players' constitutional rights Sunday night.? The ... Read More »

Chiefs vs. Texans: Steven Terrell out with concussion

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Covington has 10 tackles and a sack for the Texans so far this season. He remained on the sideline under a tent for a few minutes before being taken to the locker room on a cart. Initial replays seemed to show Watt tripping over himself, which indicated it could be an ankle injury. Wasn't J.J. Watt injured a year ago? Houston has officially ruled him out for the rest of the game with a knee injury. Read More »

Arsenal's Mustafi suffers 'muscle tear' in Germany's win over Azerbaijan

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In contrast, Vicente del Bosque's Spanish charges of 2008-9, who went on to win the World Cup in South Africa, scored 28 and conceded five. "One makes a mistake if one sets this qualification as a benchmark", he said. Despite the comfortable scoreline, Loew was unimpressed with the first-half display as his side went in 1-1 at the break. "The young players need some time to find their footing in a game". Read More »

Martin O'Neill confident Ireland can win in Cardiff

The bad news? They can't all make it. Teams Republic of Ireland: Randolph (GK), Christie, Clark , Murphy (Arter 77), Long (Maguire 82), O'Dowda, Hendrick, Hoolahan ( McGeady 78), Ward, Meyler (C), Duffy. Moldova dominated possession in the early part of the second half as Ireland seemed content to sit back, allow the visitors move it about easily. Read More »

Myles Garrett to make National Football League debut on Sunday for Browns

He is the Browns' 2017 first-round pick (25th overall) out of MI. Five weeks into the season and the Cleveland Browns are still looking for their first win. "It's not about if you go out there and have two sacks or three sacks". "If you look historically at the draft at quarterbacks in the Top 10, about half of them flame out very quickly", he added. Read More »

Rory McIlroy reveals he's never liked Roy Keane

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But the good fortune was well deserved after the 24-year-old played the first six holes in five under par to surge into a lead he would never relinquish, with the victory - worth £500,000 - lifting him into the world's top 100 for the first time. Read More »

5 things we learned from Bengals win over Bills

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Bullock's 28-yard field goal with 3:33 left made the score 20-16. If the Bills can make it out of OH with a victory on Sunday, they would retain sole possession of first place in the AFC East heading into to their bye week. Micah Hyde recorded his 4th interception on the year, a league leading stat, while Jordan Poyer had an interception and a fumble recovery. But the Bills also were without their top wide receiver and lost tight end Charles Clay to a knee injury. Read More »

Bank of America 500 Playbook and Lineups — DFS NASCAR

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Rookie Daniel Suarez, defending Cup champion Jimmie Johnson , Ryan Blaney , Kasey Kahne and Kyle Larson completed the top 10. Kevin Harvick could use a little spark today, as he has just one win in 2017. While Truex leaped out to the lead, Chase Elliott passed Hamlin to grab second place, his third runner-up result in the last four races. That's the lowest of any NASCAR driver still eligible for the season championship. Read More »

Chargers rookie wide receiver Mike Williams set to debut Week 6

It could have been worse if not for safety Darian Thompson, who picked off Rivers in the end zone after the Chargers had driven down to the Giants' 14-yard-line with their first possession of the third quarter. Novak isn't known for a booming leg, but during his stint in San Diego from 2011-14, he made 90 of 100 from inside 50 yards. WR MISERY: Giants WRs Sterling Shepard and Brandon Marshall left the game on the same second-quarter series with sprained left ankles. Read More »

Bucs not making any 'rash decisions' about Nick Folk after brutal game

The Patriots also had penalties on offense that cost the team first downs (like Danny Amendola getting called for offensive pass interference). While most of the focus on Friday morning and beyond will be on the continued kicking struggles that played a huge role in yet another close loss for the Bucs, this talented but underachieving offense has to reckon with their ineffectiveness, inconsistency, and failure to live up to their talent level. Read More »

Vegas shooter and Chelsea bomber had similar explosive compound

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There will be no criminal case against him. Almost 500 others were injured. Does his motivation even matter? As the death and injury toll continued to rise throughout the week, investigators have scrambled to put together a profile of the shooter in an attempt to find a motive. Read More »

Hurricane Nate makes landfall on SE Louisiana coast

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Maximum sustained winds across our area will peak around 45-50 miles per hour; however, rogue tropical storm force wind gusts could top 60 miles per hour, especially over southwest counties. The NOAA automated station at Southwest Pass, Louisiana, recent reported sustained winds of 48 miles per hour (78 km/h) and a wind gust of 60 miles per hour (96 km/h) at an elevation of 125 feet. Read More »

Beckham, Marshall and Shepard all go down with injury

Chargers players immediately called for help as Beckham stayed on the ground in obvious pain. According to Jordan Raanan of ESPN , Beckham's ankle requires surgery. To make matters worse, the Giants have had an abysmal first five weeks to the season. The Giants lost to the Chargers 27-22, falling to 0-5 on the season. Read More »

Detroit Lions 1st-half observations: Eric Ebron booed, Cam Newton hot

Panthers coach Ron Rivera and the players say they're focusing on the Lions, but a national controversy and the resulting questions can distract a team. However, the Panthers defense is the unit we should focus on this weekend as they take on a Lions side that has been very good to start the year and at home should have some added energy thanks to the Motor City faithful. Read More »

Would new Tottenham contract for Dele Alli be delaying the inevitable?

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But England fans were unimpressed with the display of the Spurs playmaker as the visitors struggled to gel or consistently threaten the opposition goal. Alli has also been accused of diving during Spurs' win over Huddersfield Town - and Southgate has warned him that his behaviour has prompted critics and opponents to scrutinise him even more, though still highlighted his young age. Read More »

Torrey Smith, Eagles celebrates TD with choreographed home run

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They may have to withstand the loss, for another game or more , of right tackle Lane Johnson , who left Sunday's game with what was officially called a "head injury". The third was a 59-yard play to Torrey Smith on a busted coverage. Blount has hit his stride of late and is coming off a 16-carry, 136-yard performance in L.A. Read More »

Fans and analysts react to DeShone Kizer's benching

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Not only did the turnovers come in the red zone, but also, in goal-to-go situations. He's got a career 53.3 percent completion percentage with 287 yards and a touchdown, with three interceptions. And initially, the switch worked for the offense. Kevin Hogan started the third quarter and led a 10-play, 75-yard scoring drive on his first series. Read More »

India lose 0-3 to USA in opening game

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The match did not go in India's way as they lost by 3-0 but they have not played in a major tournament like this and did not have luck on their own side. "I am not very happy with the performance". They'll need to be better going forward, but you can only win the games you've played. But India really put up fight. Read More »

Mike Pence Leaves Colts-49ers Football Game After National Anthem

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Vice President Mike Pence left Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium after several San Francisco players knelt during the national anthem. The game was between the Indianapolis Colts and San Francisco 49ers. Soon after Pence gave a statement as to why he left the game after just one series , per FOX 59. Read More »

How to Watch Astros vs. Red Sox

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But Verlander tossed just 20 pitches total in the fifth and sixth, and by the time right-hander Chris Devenski entered in relief in the seventh, the Astros led by five. Drew Pomeranz got the start, and he couldn't even record an out in the third inning. He would end up going 2 2/3 scoreless innings, striking out two and allowing just one hit. Read More »

Michigan QB Wilton Speight has multiple back fractures

That has been completely quelled. After putting together the lowest-scoring game of Jim Harbaugh's tenure at Michigan during a 14-10 home loss to Michigan State , Michigan's offensive season output continues to languish. The routine play turned out to be anything but as punter Blake O'Neill failed to handle the snap and Jalen Watts-Jackson grabbed the ball out of the air with his right hand, cradled it to his body and ran it into the end zone to give Michigan State the 27-23 victory. Read More »