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Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard won't play in season-opener vs Wolves

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The 6-foot-7, 230-pound Leonard is entering his seventh National Basketball Association season after averaging a career-high 25.5 points and 5.8 rebounds last season, making the All-Star Game for the second time in his career. "I don't gauge it", Popovich told reporters. He suffered from an left quadriceps injury in 2012 and a right quadriceps injury in 2016, and there is now no timetable for his return. Read More »

Steelers LB James Harrison will dress against the Chiefs

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Before this defeat, the Roethlisberger-era Pittsburgh Steelers had lost at home by more than 20 points just once, an National Football League low, during his 13-plus seasons with the team. If Smith and the Chiefs continue to take care of the ball, they will be tough to beat. Trailing by a point against Jacksonville early in the third quarter, Pittsburgh had the ball at the Jacksonville 5. Read More »

Raiders' Del Rio on Carr: "He's ready to play"

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In a statement released Friday, they said they will monitor air quality conditions and will update the public if there are any changes. The NFL began entertaining the possibility of moving the game on Thursday, when the Raiders had to cut their practice short due to the smoky air. Read More »

Cavs trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Hawks

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The Hawks are expected to waive Jefferson and Felder and keep the two second-round picks. The Cavaliers will have one year to use them. Jefferson was set to make $2.5 million next season. Kay Felder , Cleveland's second-round pick in the 2016 National Basketball Association draft, will also be included in the deal. So, essentially, the Cavs sent some second-round picks to Atlanta for the privilege of not paying Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder while also not paying luxury tax. Read More »

Kansas, Mizzou in talks to play basketball exhibition for hurricane relief

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Reports surfaced yesterday that the two programs were in talks to host a charitable game in Kansas City that would provide funds for hurricane relief efforts, and a release this afternoon confirmed the report and slated a 3 p.m. Each school will have access to approximately 9,000 tickets for the game, which will be broadcast on radio but not televised or streamed. NCAA rules allow teams to play two exhibition contests per season against non-Division I opponents, meaning KU and MU likely ... Read More »

Vikings' Case Keenum to start again with Sam Bradford ruled out

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Bradford started in the Vikings' win Monday nights against the Chicago Bears but was unable to finish the first half due to his left knee injury. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum throws a pass during a game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on October 9, 2017. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers cut All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman

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Although NaVorro may be moving on, he will always be looked at as one of the great players to wear the red and gold. Bowman has been one of the NFL's best inside linebacker for several years and has battled his way back from serious lower extremity injuries to remain effective at 29 years old. Read More »

Milan rule out move for Antonio Conte

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Asked if he knew what he wanted to do after 2019, he added: "Every coach when they start work with a club, for sure you hope to stay for a long time and try to do something important for the club". Yesterday [Thursday] with Carlo [Cudicini] we went to a Brazilian restaurant". Instead this season we are together and my wife and my daughter live the same feeling, if we win, we draw, we lose. Read More »

Rock thrown at Australian cricket team bus, two held

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The seat next to the window was unoccupied at the time. No-one was injured in the incident that happened as the team was returning to their hotel from the Barsapara Stadium. "Really unfortunate incident after a great game aimed to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as emerging sports hub". Vow to take strictest action against the culprits. Read More »

UL fraternities suspended after LSU hazing death

Nine of the 10 individuals arrested on hazing counts Wednesday after an investigation into Phi Delta Theta following the death of University freshman Maxwell Gruver were released from jail on bond, according to East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office records. Read More »

Ronald Koeman: Everton form not putting me under pressure

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The Dutchman said: "Sometimes an worldwide break is good for everybody and of course Gylfi qualifying for the World Cup, that gives always a good boost to the player and that's important that they come back with a lot of positives". "I am not surprised they put my name is in because they did the same some years ago". However, for Ireland's most recent global week McCarthy was once again called upon despite having yet to play a game this term for the Toffees. Read More »

Hartley to race F1 for Toro Rosso

Hartley will drive at the US Grand Prix in what will be a long-awaited debut for the New Zealander. That has opened up the door for the under-performing Kvyat to return but Gasly may now miss Texas because the U.S. "The Austin track is one I really enjoy and one I have raced at recently". Honda , who will provide the engine power for the Faenza based squad in 2018, had also stated they would not stop Gasly from racing in the USA, but would be happy for him to return to Japan if a ... Read More »

NCAA: No Academic Violations at UNC

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According to a report issued after an eight-month investigation by U.S. Justice Department in 2014, the fake classes lasted for almost two decades and included over 3,100 students, half of them student-athletes. The NCAA charged North Carolina with five Level I violations, including a lack of institutional control, although none of the coaches at the school - including Roy Williams - were charged with any wrongdoing. Read More »

N'Golo Kante to miss six Chelsea games

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Fourth-placed Chelsea are six points behind Manchester City after the champions lost 1-0 to the Premier League leaders in their last match before the global break. I hope for the next game against Roma. "When I chose to utilise him in midfield against Tottenham, we played with three central midfielders. From the previous scan, maybe he will be out for around 20 or 21 days", Conte told reporters on Friday. Read More »

Pep Guardiola named Premier League Manager of the Month for September

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Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, has opened up about his miracle escape from a auto crash in Amsterdam on September 29. Despite Argentina's national team doctor Donato Villani advice to take a six-week long break before resuming the game, the striker was observed resuming light training on Tuesday, according to Sport24. Read More »

Sharapova trounces Swiss qualifier to reach Tianjin semis

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Sharapova will play defending champion Peng Shuai in her first semi-final since reaching the last four in Stuttgart on her comeback from a 15-month suspension six months ago. Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus is also through to the quarters, beating Zhu Lin of China 6-3 6-4. Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia overcame losing the first set to record a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2 win over fourth-seeded Croatian Donna Vekic while fifth-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan also needed three sets to notch a 7-6 ... Read More »

Yankees hurler Tanaka to start ACLS Game 1 in Houston

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Keuchel is 4-2 with a 1.41 ERA in six career starts against the Bombers - and that doesn't include the lefty's six scoreless innings in the 2015 wild-card playoff game at Yankee Stadium, a start that he calls "one of the most magical times that I'll have in my career". Read More »

Harry Kane, Pep Guardiola Scoop Premier League Monthly Awards for September

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Pochettino remarked that, while City and United can have their pick of star players, Tottenham have to be savvy with regards to their transfer dealings. But Howe, who heaped praise on Kane, is of the opinion that Tottenham are not exclusively dependent on the English striker, with the Cherries manager claiming that Spurs mainly rely on a team effort. Read More »

US Soccer is up to something

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Among others to call for change is New York Cosmos chairman Rocco Commisso, whose league is in a legal fight with U.S. Soccer . For the first time since I was in college in 1986, there won't be a us team to follow. Going to play in Europe - where key players like Pulisic and Bobby Wood are playing - isn't the answer for everyone. They support the clubs in this country, they support player development, but that's not their responsibility. Read More »

West Ham United boss Slaven Bilic: 'Joe Hart doesn't deserve criticism'

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If it was anyone else goalkeeping in that situation, nobody would say it was a penalty. The guy is brilliant. "He is taking the bullets, he is there every single time, whether he is at City or Torino or West Ham ". "With him, I go day by day, week to week". "I think they will find it hard to get all three points at Burnley, but a point, preferably with a clean sheet would show that they have a little more resolve than they displayed in the early weeks of the season". Read More »

Nadal and Federer cruise in Shanghai

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Swiss veteran, Roger Federer will play Frenchman Richard Gasquet in another quarter-final pairing, while Argentine Juan Martin del Potro , will meet Serbian Victor Troicki. World number 5 Marin Cilic won his 39th match of the season, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas by 6-3 6-4 in an hour and 21 minutes for his 7th semi-final of the season. Read More »

Tom Brady Misses Practice Due To Shoulder Injury

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Brady reportedly suffered the sprain when sacked by Carolina's Julius Peppers two games ago, and the injury was aggravated during last Thursday's game at Tampa Bay. In comparison, the best quarterbacks of Brady's generation, Drew Brees, Brett Favre, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger and Kurt Warner, just to name a few, have combined for six Super Bowls since Brady's first start in 2001. Read More »

Injured RB Ty Montgomery appears close to return for Packers

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It took until the fifth game of the season, but something - or someone - finally stuck. In his final year at UTEP, Jones rushed 229 times for 1,773 yards (7.7 yards per carry) and added 28 receptions out of the backfield. The execution has been good, but we're dialing up some touchdowns. The official injury report (listed below) did not show any changes. They'll need that talent after going without a running attack capable of worrying opponents since the closing stages of the 2015 season. Read More »

Jordan predicts 'garbage' National Basketball Association teams

Jordan, 54, also said he lacked the patience to be a coach, saying his biggest problem was the focus level of today's players. Jordan' s spokesperson Estee Portnoy said Jordan was largely spurred by a 2014 study from Harvard and the University of California that found poor children in Charlotte have the worst odds of those in any big USA city to lift themselves out of poverty. Read More »

Falling Toronto market drags down home price index

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The price of a bungalow, however, went up 3.5 per cent to $1,422,458. "After a period of unsustainable price inflation and sharp market corrections, we are seeing low single digit appreciation in each". In Alberta, the province's economy continues to emerge out of a recession. "The frenzy has stopped but we're still seeing multiple offers on houses when they're priced properly", said Joe Ferrante, broker of record for Hamilton's Royal Lepage State Realty. Read More »

Aussie Smith leads CIMB Classic

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Kuala Lumpur: Two-time defending champion Justin Thomas got off to a shaky start at the CIMB Classic on Thursday with a two-under-par 70, which left him languishing at the back of the pack. Schauffele and Poom made seven birdies to go into early contention, while Bradley eagled the 12th hole to make amends for his sole bogey. Smith, 24, victor along with Jonas Blixt at last April's Zurich Classic of New Orleans, made eight birdies in his first start of the new tour season. Read More »

Pakistan in line to become Ireland's first ever Test opponents in 2018

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An agreement to play Pakistan was reached during an ICC meeting in Auckland this week. Ireland have made a name for themselves in cricket circles over the last decade when after they had their first one day global in 2006, they qualified for the following years world cup and gained victories over both Pakistan and Bangladesh. Read More »

Surging Yankees will give favored Astros tough battle

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Chicago ended up coming away with a huge 3-0 shutout in game one of the series against National's ace Stephen Strasburg. The Astros are the nation's sentimental favorites after what Hurricane Harvey did to Houston , and they have never won a World Series . Read More »