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Dele Alli's absence from the teamsheet will have perturbed Spurs fans, but Gazzaniga's presence was most eye-catching, the former Southampton goalkeeper making his Spurs debut in place of the injured Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm. Palace stuck gamely to its task, repelling numerous crosses and limiting Spurs to long-range efforts, and home frustrations soon turned to fears when Harry Kane went down clutching his ankle after taking a kick from Tim Fosu-Mensah.
  • West Ham boss Bilic: I don't know if I can do this

    West Ham boss Bilic: I don't know if I can do this

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    Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Sadio Mane should be ready to face South Africa in crucial back-to-back 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers this month. West Ham player Aaron Cresswell was also asked about Bilic's position. Carroll was blocked off, complained to the referee and that was about it. "The first goal was a fantastic counter-attack, the second from a corner and that's two goals from set-plays in a week".
  • Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving Rallied To Win At Oklahoma City Thunder

    Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving Rallied To Win At Oklahoma City Thunder

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    In much the same way that Stevens implored his team to simply keep its focus on the next play in the aftermath of Hayward's injury, there was no rah-rah halftime speech on Friday night. OKC got within three after George drilled a trey, but Irving put the final dagger in the Thunder when he drove into the lane and finished at the rim with 14 seconds remaining.
  • Cook condemns Newcastle to stoppage-time defeat

    Cook condemns Newcastle to stoppage-time defeat

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    He told Sky Sports: "It's a huge win". "We did, and how we didn't seal the game earlier was like us this season, we haven't been clinical enough and you felt it could be another day like that". It was with some surprise then that his selection saw him opt to start last season's leading scorer Gayle alongside Joselu , who has been employed as a lone frontman since his summer arrival on Tyneside.
  • Why Romelu Lukaku chose Manchester United over Chelsea

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    I want to have more assists, ' he added. "I think if Pogba comes back into the team, he will make a difference". Lukaku will have the flawless opportunity to answer his critics this weekend when he faces former club Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
  • Costello to start against Washington State

    Costello to start against Washington State

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    Costello will replace junior Keller Chryst , who has started 13 of the past 14 games dating to October 2016 when he supplanted Ryan Burns after seven games. Costello completed 15 of 24 passes for 173 yards and a touchdown in a 34-24 win over Arizona State on September 30 in his only previous start. One major reason for last week's close game? Both teams are in the hunt for the Pac-12 North championship, and need a victory to keep pace.
  • Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

    Bradley Beal thinks Wizards are Eastern Conference's team to beat

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    As noted by ESPN Stats and Info, the Cavs aren't just losing against teams they should be crushing, they're losing by a wide margin. They're aware of that , and hopefully that's a thing of the past. With every subsequent loss the Cavs suffer, more and more of the blame is being heaped on head coach Ty Lue , who has been admittedly exposed during this awful stretch of basketball.
  • Frank Lampard makes claim about Man United ahead of Chelsea showdown

    Frank Lampard makes claim about Man United ahead of Chelsea showdown

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    Conte added that the clash against second-placed United was a test of character for his men, as they look to reduce the gap between themselves and Jose Mourinho's side to one point ahead of next week's worldwide break. I don't like to speak about other situations. However, former Chelsea midfielder Lampard, who played under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge, reckons that the Portuguese coach will not be bothered by the performances as long as his team is winning.
  • Prosecutors bid to more than double Oscar Pistorius prison term

    Prosecutors bid to more than double Oscar Pistorius prison term

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    Ms Johnson said Mr Pistorius had shown no "genuine" remorse. They added that a judge "overemphasised" Pistorius's disability and gave him a "shockingly lenient" sentence that amounts to an "injustice". Pistorius was sentenced to six years in prison after the initial charge of culpable homicide was overturned by the SCA and substituted with one of murder through the principle of dolus eventualis .
  • Nadal Withdraws From Paris Masters With Knee Injury

    Nadal Withdraws From Paris Masters With Knee Injury

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    I had treatment yesterday night but it's impossible to go on court. This is his fourth time to be crowned world No 1 at the end of the season, after 2008, 2010 and 2013. Nadal, who has never earned a Paris Masters title, said, "It's a tough situation but I tried my best". "For me it's not about London". "For me it's about the longer term".
  • Jose Mourinho Insists His Tax Fraud Case Is 'Closed' After Court Appearance

    Jose Mourinho Insists His Tax Fraud Case Is 'Closed' After Court Appearance

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    The 54-year-old attended court in Pozuelo de Alcarcon on Friday to answer charges of tax fraud totalling €3.3million, which he has always denied. " I was told that my tax situation was completely legal ", he said, as quoted by ESPN . The allegations involve claims false information was given to Spain's Tax Agency during a probe two years ago, prompting prosecutors to reopen a case that had been archived after Mourinho paid a six-figure fine.
  • Overwatch's new healer Moira will do anything for science

    Overwatch's new healer Moira will do anything for science

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    To play her effectively, she's got to be both doing damage and healing constantly. Creative director Jeff Kaplan described the character something of a hybrid character, which is something a bit unusual for Overwatch , but was looking forward to seeing the character in the hands of players-even jokingly describing the characters as "OP AF".
  • Philippe Coutinho a Doubt for Liverpool's Trip to West Ham United

    Philippe Coutinho a Doubt for Liverpool's Trip to West Ham United

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    But the hosts prevailed with goals from Mohamed Salah, Emre Can and substitute Daniel Sturridge . The England worldwide has been omitted from the latest England squad after struggling to find his form so far this season. It mirrored Liverpool's 3-0 win over Huddersfield in the Premier League on Saturday, with all of the goals coming in the second half then, too, after a lackluster first half.
  • Ivanka Trump's miniskirt is too short for Japan, says social media: 'Inappropriate!'

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    Ivanka, a popular fashion icon, will have dozens of female officers, mostly riot police members, watching over her as the police expect many female admirers to gather to catch a glimpse of her. "This takes many forms, including harassment, which can never be tolerated". They are dressed in smart black suits, instead of the body armor usually needed to guard against rioters.
  • Aaron Rodgers speaks to media for first time since injury

    Aaron Rodgers speaks to media for first time since injury

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    Players like Kenny Clark and Blake Martinez , among others, are putting together very strong seasons, but the next step McCarthy has emphasized in team meetings is for that to start translating to better play for the group as a whole. So while the Lions' final offer including $19 million in guaranteed money and averaged $9.5 million in annual pay, the Packers were nowhere close . "We're not just here to mess around", said Bakhtiari, who missed four games earlier this year with a hamstring ...
  • Everton interested in Burnley manager Sean Dyche

    Everton interested in Burnley manager Sean Dyche

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    Defour believes Dyche has aided his development at Turf Moor and helped him realise what it takes to survive in the tough environment of the Premier League . If Dyche was to take the Everton job, he would inherit a side now languishing eighteenth in the Premier League in the aftermath of Sunday's 2-0 at Leicester.
  • Nigerian-born Abraham gets first England call-up

    Nigerian-born Abraham gets first England call-up

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    Abraham is now on loan at Swansea City , from Premier League champions, Chelsea . Striker Abraham, 20, and midfielder Loftus-Cheek, 21 - both on loan from Chelsea at Swansea and Crystal Palace respectively - and Liverpool defender Gomez, 20, are the new names in Southgate's group for this month's friendlies at Wembley against Germany and Brazil .
  • Texans QB Watson out for season with ACL tear

    Texans QB Watson out for season with ACL tear

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    A non-contact injury. MRI coming to confirm. Watson was tied for the National Football League lead with 19 touchdown passes, the most any National Football League player has recorded through his first seven games. Watson , the rookie quarterback out of Clemson who the Texans traded up to take in the 2017 NFL Draft, had been on fire over the past month, taking the league by storm.
  • Indianapolis Colts put Andrew Luck on injured reserve, ending his season

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    Before we put anybody out there, we're going to make sure he's right so we're going to stick to that process. The word "patience" was tossed around a bunch on Thursday, in Ballard explaining the Luck decision. Ballard said, "The consensus from all the doctors is to continue rehab, to be patient and to continue rehab". Indianapolis stated there would be no extra surgery for Luck, but just rest and rehab.
  • Champions League: Four teams who have disappointed so far

    Champions League: Four teams who have disappointed so far

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    The graph below shows the weekly wages and length of contract of the star players at the biggest clubs competing in the Champions League .... Although if Los Blancos can bounce back, they can qualify against APOEL. Such a scenario will arise if they lose and Group E leaders Atalanta avoid defeat in their game against Apollon Limassol in Cyprus. The Catalan team have a 21% chance of winning the competition.
  • Manchester United 2-0 Benfica

    Manchester United 2-0 Benfica

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    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho defended his record of giving opportunities to young players after Scott McTominay made his first UEFA Champions League start on Tuesday night. Barcelona are top of the section with 10 points, having extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to 15 matches with 13 wins and two draws. McTominay, an academy product, was handed his first Champions League start and made the most of it, by playing very well.
  • Brock Osweiler replaces Trevor Siemian as starting QB of the Broncos

    Brock Osweiler replaces Trevor Siemian as starting QB of the Broncos

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    But he was also under fire for much of this game. After Osweiler threw for 15 touchdowns and 16 interceptions for the Texans in 2016, Houston traded him to Cleveland this offseason in what amounted to a salary dump. Five turnovers. Three sacks. If Joseph would make a change, Osweiler makes the most sense. But the first-year coach also sidestepped a question about whether a quarterback change is necessary going forward, especially with Paxton Lynch practicing again.
  • Nadal beats Chung to guarantee ending the year as No. 1

    Nadal beats Chung to guarantee ending the year as No. 1

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    Nadal celebrates his victory and said: "I never dreamed of being world No.1 at the end of the season". The Spaniard has enjoyed a fabulous season, winning two Grand Slam titles along the way, and the French and US Open champion made no mistake in pipping his great rival Roger Federer to the prestigious year-end top spot.
  • Elliott's Legal Team Files Emergency Motion Over New York Judge's Ruling

    Elliott's Legal Team Files Emergency Motion Over New York Judge's Ruling

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    The union asked Tuesday that the suspension be delayed until the Court of Appeals could consider the issue, but that could take weeks or months to be heard. Now, Failla did not work directly on this assignment - Bob Batterman was the firm's lawyer who worked with the league - but as Florio notes it is a reasonable question about whether Failla should have recused herself from this case to avoid any appearance of impropriety.
  • Kane could face Real, says Spurs boss Pochettino

    Kane could face Real, says Spurs boss Pochettino

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    Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said over the weekend that he was optimistic the prolific 24-year would get the green light to face the Spanish giants. "Yes, we are going to be courageous". We must do our job, we must believe we can win. Nothing changes in our mind or in our approach so we give everything and try to win the game.
  • Roosters announce Cronk NRL signing

    Roosters announce Cronk NRL signing

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    Another day, another Roosters headache. "He'll be playing in the halves". Sterling said on Monday night Keary's running game is the ideal sidekick to Cronk's flawless game management. Cooper Cronk doesn't come cheap. "I got the finals and I really had that drive and really enjoyed the excitement and the pressure of finals football and then I half considered playing on", Cronk said.
  • Unsworth Blames Everton's Poor Start For Leicester Defeat

    Unsworth Blames Everton's Poor Start For Leicester Defeat

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    With David Unsworth taking caretaker charge, the inclusion of Lookman in Everton's starting line-up was expected to be one of his first decisions, and yet when the Toffees took to the field against Leicester City on Sunday, the youngster was again on the bench.
  • Week Eight New York Jets Takeaways

    Week Eight New York Jets Takeaways

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    The Saints now have a 4-2 record. Now at 4-3, the Falcons still find themselves behind the New Orleans Saints (5-2) and the Carolina Panthers (5-3) heading to Charlotte, North Carolina, next Sunday. Just eight months ago, they were in the Super Bowl. "So, that kind of resiliency, that kind of toughness is what this group stands for". With so many receiving options ahead of him on the Jets from Kearse, Anderson, Seferian-Jenkins, and even running backs Matt Forte , Bilal Powell who are ...
  • Ohio State, Notre Dame enter top four

    Ohio State, Notre Dame enter top four

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    Notre Dame has two games left against teams ranked in the top 25. Meanwhile, Alabama is also at 8-0 with their best win to date against Texas A&M - that "data point" doesn't exactly help the Tide. The Cyclones have two losses but have wins against Oklahoma and TCU . Plus, this is a ranking for right now , and I think the Buckeyes - and particularly quarterback J.T.
  • David Miller smashes fastest Twenty20 worldwide hundred

    David Miller smashes fastest Twenty20 worldwide hundred

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    The 28-year old batsman who is nicknamed Killer Miller was dropped on zero in South Africa's 100th T20 worldwide took just 35 balls to score his remarkable T20I century which became the fastest ever in the shortest format of the game. Miller joined Evin Lewis and Yuvraj Singh as the only cricketers to hit five or more sixes in an over in a T20l. Speaking after notching a maiden T20 century at Senwes Park, Miller said, "I'm really stoked to get the record, it's not something that you wake ...
  • Pochettino makes big claim about Kane-less Tottenham Hotspur

    Pochettino makes big claim about Kane-less Tottenham Hotspur

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    Pochettino fielded a much-changed side and rested in-form striker Harry Kane , but defeat undoubtedly came as a shock. "TEAM [ email protected ] underwent assessment and investigation earlier this week, which confirmed a minor strain to the left hamstring", Tottenham tweeted on Friday and gave an update on another key player.
  • What Markelle Fultz's indefinite absence means for the Sixers

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    The last thing Sixers fans want is Fultz play through with the rough injury that affects how he plays the game in a major way. "Following consultation with several shoulder specialists, including a visit with Dr". He has shot just 33.3 percent from the field so far this season and has not attempted a three-point shot. 76ers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo and coach Brett Brown have suggested Fultz changed his shot before the injury.
  • Leicester hand Puel winning start as Everton's woes continue

    Leicester hand Puel winning start as Everton's woes continue

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    Puel, whose one year stint at Southampton has given him a taste of Premier League football already, says he is honoured by his appointment. Although Jamie Vardy struck the first goal of Puel's reign, just as he had for both Ranieri and Shakespeare, it was the slaloming Gray who made the opener possible.
  • Zach Miller completed the process and should have had a TD

    Zach Miller completed the process and should have had a TD

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    Without the fumbles that Amos and defensive tackle Jonathan Bullard forced against running back Mark Ingram , Trubisky doesn't have an opportunity to be a hero in the fourth quarter. New Orleans improves to 5-2 on the season, but it wasn't easy. Head coach John Fox announced after the game that Miller had a dislocated knee and is now at the hospital.
  • Almost entire Texans team protests after owner firestorm

    Almost entire Texans team protests after owner firestorm

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    McNair, during the players-owners meeting, was trying to implore his fellow owners that they should not allow the players to protest the anthem, in the process risking some owner money and fan popularity. The Texans had indicated there would be some type of protest following comments by owner Bob McNair . Texans plan group protest; options include kneeling, peeling Texans decal off helmet, raising fists, staying in locker room during anthem.
  • Hamilton and Vettel collide in Mexican GP start

    Hamilton and Vettel collide in Mexican GP start

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    Australian Daniel Ricciardo had a day to forget being forced out of the race on lap six with his Red Bull experiencing turbo trouble, while Kiwi Brendon Hartley also retired with engine problems. Hamilton then asked his Mercedes team if the move from Vettel was deliberate, four months after the pair's last coming together at the Azerbaijan GP.
  • Expect big offense with No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 22 WVU

    Expect big offense with No. 11 Oklahoma State, No. 22 WVU

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    With Oklahoma State facing a third-and-8 near midfield, King broke outside and ran for 28 yards at which point he trucked a West Virginia player on his way out of bounds, showcasing that he wasn't going to be a pushover. "It doubles as a showdown between two of the nation's top wideouts, West Virginia's David Sills V and Oklahoma State's James Washington ". Sills leads the nation with 15 touchdown catches, including three in three different games.
  • Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture

    Gurriel apologizes for Darvish gesture

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    A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press the league intends to speak with Gurriel. "I didn't mean to offend anybody", Gurriel said through his translator. Darvish was born in Japan, to an Iranian father and a Japanese mother. Most Astros players said they weren't aware that Gurriel had made a gesture or that they hadn't seen it.
  • Manchester United vs. Tottenham 2017 live stream

    Manchester United vs. Tottenham 2017 live stream

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    Son Heung-Min will lead the Tottenham Hotspur attack at Manchester United in place of the injured Harry Kane . Though Tottenham shouldn't lose all hope, last season Spurs did not lose a single game without Kane, managing to win five and draw three.
  • Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green ejected after scuffle with Bradley Beal

    Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green ejected after scuffle with Bradley Beal

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    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal appeared to grab Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green's neck, which sparked a fight late in the second quarter. " That's the only reason I can think of why I was ejected ". Green would get his second technical foul of the night after he picked one up earlier for complaining about a foul call.