• Ricciardo third in Japanese GP practice

    Ricciardo third in Japanese GP practice

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    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was third ahead of Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen , while Vettel finished only fifth. Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari need to overturn a 50-point deficit with only five races remaining and Mercedes' early pace at Suzuka suggested the fight for supremacy this season could be about to reach a tipping point.
  • Khabib's manager suggests McGregor barbs led to post-fight skirmish

    Khabib's manager suggests McGregor barbs led to post-fight skirmish

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    A melee broke out in the ring after Khabib climbed out of the Octagon to attack a member of McGregor's team who was mocking him. Cormier make a really big influence on UFC history. But Nurmagomedov said he had been brought to a boil by McGregor's behaviour since April, when McGregor infamously attacked a bus carrying Nurmagomedov and several other UFC fighters.
  • Boston Red Sox to start Nathan Eovaldi in Game 3 of ALDS

    Boston Red Sox to start Nathan Eovaldi in Game 3 of ALDS

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    He left to a stinging chorus of boos as he trudged, head down, to the dugout. That's reserved for the managers and the stars of the game. The steep, sloping stands and intimate dimensions of Fenway Park, the "lyric little bandbox" of Updike's famous depiction, seem created to cause the impression, particularly on cool October nights, of walls closing in on the unsuspecting opponent standing at the center of its diamond.
  • Green Bay Packers: 5 players in the spotlight vs the Detroit Lions

    Green Bay Packers: 5 players in the spotlight vs the Detroit Lions

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    Valdes-Scantling is the only rookie wideout to make a catch during a regular season game. If you have solid options on your bench, I'd prefer to go there, but Valdes-Scantling is a fine flex streaming option this week. I'm going to evaluate it and chalk it up to an anomaly in life". "So, it's trying to be smart on both sides of it, which I struggle with because I play through emotion".
  • Arsenal legend praises Pogba contribution in Manchester United comeback win

    Arsenal legend praises Pogba contribution in Manchester United comeback win

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    I can live with it. "Mourinho's Red "n" White army", hollered fans in the stand. " Jose Mourinho ", chimed in another section around J Stand. "Man United will never die". "We needed something like that", he said. Perhaps they will wait till the end of the season, for the reported fee to be paid to Mourinho falls sharply to just £10m if he fails to guide his side to the Champions League this season.
  • Ross Barkley disagrees with Maurizio Sarri over Premier League title hopes

    Ross Barkley disagrees with Maurizio Sarri over Premier League title hopes

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    Although Southampton should have taken a first-half lead through Ings, who blasted over from just a few yards out, they struggled to match Chelsea's pace and precision. After an England recall following his last appearance in May 2016, Barkley's first goal and assist for more than 16 months capped just about a ideal week and further suggested past comparisons to midfielders such as Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack should not be easily dismissed.
  • Mahrez miss leaves City, Liverpool and Chelsea all level at top

    Mahrez miss leaves City, Liverpool and Chelsea all level at top

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    Don't lose the ball in risky positions because when you lose the ball there they counterattack with [Roberto] Firmino, [Sadio] Mané and [Mohamed] Salah. "We control it through Riyad, Bernardo, the guys to give the extra pass". They are maybe, no, they are the best team in the world in these transitions, offensive, defensive, there is no team better in the world than that.
  • Rangers 3-1 Hearts: Title race 'blown wide open' - Steven Gerrard

    Rangers 3-1 Hearts: Title race 'blown wide open' - Steven Gerrard

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    Players seem to have a problem with playing on Thursday nights in Europe, and then having domestic games on Sundays. "Last year we won the last three games against City, twice in the Champions League and one in the league". "The support was nearly like a 12th man and it felt like that against the Austrian team". "But if they are still there after them then they can be considered challengers".
  • Vettel Was Aware Of Verstappen’s Penalty Before Making Race-Defining Error

    Vettel Was Aware Of Verstappen’s Penalty Before Making Race-Defining Error

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    Hamilton was helped by a rash overtaking move by Ferrari title rival Sebastian Vettel , who collided with Max Verstappen while trying to overtake the Dutch driver. Verstappen continued without losing much time but Vettel spun to the back of the field and was now consigned to a long afternoon fighting back. Races like this are a bit of a hand-over and we know it is hard from where we are in the point standings, but we don't have much to lose.
  • Gano's 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants

    Gano's 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants

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    Reid was signed by the Panthers in a bid to bolster their secondary . Reid, who signed a one-year deal with Carolina last week, practiced with the first-team defense throughout this week and seemed to pick things up quickly. "I'm still evaluating the scope of our country and I'll make that decision later", Reid said Monday. "But I'm, you know, I want to go over the top of somebody".
  • Boothroyd praises Southgate's squad selection

    Boothroyd praises Southgate's squad selection

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    Boothroyd said: "Because of the injuries the team has got it just gives them an opportunity". Maddison has three goals and two assists since making his £24million move from Norwich to Leicester, while Mount has netted three times for Derby.
  • Manchester United have been embarrassing - Alan Shearer

    Manchester United have been embarrassing - Alan Shearer

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    Undoubtedly, that is a trend that needs to stop. The Magpies raced into a first-half lead at Old Trafford but Jose Mourinho's side fought back in the second period to turn the game on its head, leaving Newcastle joint-bottom of the division alongside Cardiff.
  • UFC 229 Pre-Fight Press Conference Follows Its Own Script

    UFC 229 Pre-Fight Press Conference Follows Its Own Script

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    The Irishman was relieved of the crown because of his hiatus from the octagon, having made a brief foray into boxing to challenge Floyd Mayweather in a highly lucrative contest in August past year. "Dig my knuckle into his orbital bone and that's what I'm going to do". "On Saturday night you're in for a show, trust me on that". After 15 minutes of answering questions while the crowd attempted to drown him out, the native of Russian Federation delivered on his threats to leave when McGregor ...
  • Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4

    Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4

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    It's safe to say that Judge had little doubt about that swing. At the time of the sports-action footage you're about to see, the Yankees' lead was 3-0. The Yankees survived the loser-goes-home affair against the risky A's because starting pitcher Luis Severino rewarded Aaron Boone for his faith and Aaron Judge guided the offense with a first-inning, two-run homer and sixth-inning double.
  • Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy heaps praise on manager Pep Guardiola

    Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy heaps praise on manager Pep Guardiola

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    After none of these games you go into the dressing room and think, "Now we know how to beat Manchester City ", because there is no real way, no one thing that you have to do. "They had more chances, we didn't have a shot on target". We don't save lives, we don't create anything, we are not good in surgeries, we are only good in football.
  • Five Potential Replacements For Jose Mourinho At Manchester United

    Five Potential Replacements For Jose Mourinho At Manchester United

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    It comes with current manager Jose Mourinho under vast pressure at Manchester United despite beating Newcastle 3-2 yesterday. The Daily Mirror reported late Friday that Mourinho would be dismissed regardless of the result of United's match at home to Newcastle on Saturday.
  • Roy Keane opens fire on Manchester United ‘cry babies’

    Roy Keane opens fire on Manchester United ‘cry babies’

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    What I can say from the inside is that the lads are calm, working every day with a good attitude. We tried to play but in some crucial phases we didn't have the technical quality to build from the back. "Freedom of speech, free country, you can say what you want". I don't think Mourinho will drop Pogba this weekend but the former Juventus star is under increasing pressure to produce the goods.
  • Jurgen Klopp relishing title clash against Manchester City

    Jurgen Klopp relishing title clash against Manchester City

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    They are a top side in the way they play. Anfield was where City's unbeaten league run and Champions League hopes unravelled last season as Pep Guardiola's side failed to come to terms with Jürgen Klopp's high press. James Milner to Liverpool could easily go down as one of the best free transfers in the Premier League . "We beat City three times last season and not once after any of those games did we go into the dressing room and think "now we know how to beat them".
  • Dybala's hat trick helps Juventus beat Young Boys 3-0

    Dybala's hat trick helps Juventus beat Young Boys 3-0

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    Madrid is running into some problems in the post-Ronaldo era, having won only two of its last six games in all competitions. "I am happy for him, he is improving and playing with greater consistency, but everyone played well this evening and showed maturity against an organised Young Boys side".
  • Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

    Jadeja hits debut ton as India declare on record 649-9

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    Continuing from their overnight scores of 72 and 17 respectively, Kohli and Rishab Pant plunder runs at will against a listless Windies bowling attack. The southpaw picked up three wickets in the second innings as well, helping India close the match inside three days. Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo finished with four wickets for 217 runs from 54 overs.
  • Braves, Dodgers tweak starting lineups for Game 2 of NLDS

    Braves, Dodgers tweak starting lineups for Game 2 of NLDS

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    On an efficient night, aided by the Braves' aggressive approach at the plate, Kershaw was at 60 pitches through six innings and 73 after seven. Rather than pop, Ronald Acuna Jr . During the press conference Dave Roberts , most likely annoyed with all the questions about their recent performance, said, "When it's all said and done, the Dodgers will be at the top of the division.", he was right.
  • Ravindra Jadeja roars at Rajkot with maiden Test century

    Ravindra Jadeja roars at Rajkot with maiden Test century

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    On day 2, all eyes will be on skipper Virat Kohli as he nears another Test century. India ´s Ravindra Jadeja celebrates after reaching his century (100 runs) during the second day´s play of the first Test cricket match between India and West Indies at the Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium in Rajkot on October 5, 2018 .
  • Silent Jose Mourinho refuses to reassure United fans in unusual press conference

    Silent Jose Mourinho refuses to reassure United fans in unusual press conference

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    But many within the club believe Mourinho would be sacked if United fail to get a result against Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday. "I was at the game on Tuesday evening against Valencia , and I was expecting a response". It would see the club sack their manager only months after giving him a contract extension, so sizeable compensation would have to be paid out. On the flip side, if United don't win this game there'll be major trouble at Old Trafford .
  • Liverpool v Manchester City

    Liverpool v Manchester City

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    Liverpool fans attacked the City bus as it arrived for the Champions League with bottles and stones in an incident that is still a point of contention for Guardiola ahead of Sunday's top-of-the-table Premier League clash. " He will be in today; if he can do something on the training ground, I don't know". Sessegnon is unlike most however, seen as part of an exciting future for English football having broken into then-Championship side Fulham at the tender age of 16 and helping them ...
  • Kyrie Irving says he plans on re-signing with Celtics

    Kyrie Irving says he plans on re-signing with Celtics

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    The comment drew a raucous reaction from the crowd. Irving, who is entering his eighth season in the National Basketball Association, averaged 24.4 points and 5.1 assists in 60 games last season for Boston. He joined Boston in a trade from the Cavaliers last August, but his season ended in March as he dealt with persistent knee trouble. The five-time All-Star and former National Basketball Association champion had recently hinted that he was leaning heavily towards remaining with Boston.
  • Chelsea scrape past Vidi in Europa League

    Chelsea scrape past Vidi in Europa League

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    Spain striker Morata, without a goal since August 18 , wasted a terrific chance in the first half at Stamford Bridge but atoned with a sharp finish on 70 minutes to put Chelsea ahead against the Hungarian champions on Thursday night. Sarri's team are third in the Premier League and visit Southampton on Sunday. Hazard has made an impressive start to the new season, scoring eight goals in eight games for club and country.
  • Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'

    Donald Trump in Minnesota: Sen. Al Franken Folded 'Like A Wet Rag'

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    U.S. President Donald Trump is taking credit for pushing Canada to allow Canadian ads to be shown during Super Bowl broadcasts as part of the negotiations over the revamped trade agreement among the U.S., Canada and Mexico. "You really do go off script, don't you?" Trump attended the rally in support of Republican Senate candidate Karin Housley, who is facing appointed incumbent Democrat Tina Smith in a special election.
  • Terrible Russian track means sacrificing Valtteri Bottas was right decision

    Terrible Russian track means sacrificing Valtteri Bottas was right decision

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    Even victory at Suzuka may be a case of "too little, too late" for the Ferrari driver , with Lewis Hamilton sitting 50 points clear and just five races remaining. "You need to rely on those guys and they rely on us". "It felt like I was cruising in the end, honestly". A smiling Putin took the joke well, congratulating the reigning F1 champion and saying: "I'm accustomed to awarding you something each year, year after year...
  • Julian Edelman 'very comforting' for Tom Brady, Patriots offense

    Julian Edelman 'very comforting' for Tom Brady, Patriots offense

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    It has been a really long time since we've seen Edelman on the field for the New England Patriots . "The ACL past year was a tough injury, to miss all season and to miss these first four weeks, I know he's itching to get back out there". In four games with Edelman out, the Patriots have been using a lot of James White out of the backfield for the short passing. I think everyone's excited to have him back, and anytime you add great players, it's going to help what we're doing.
  • Prithvi Shaw slams hundred on Test debut

    Prithvi Shaw slams hundred on Test debut

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    With the achievement, Shaw became the fourth youngest player to score a hundred on debut and the youngest ever Indian. The diminutive right-hander becomes India's second youngest century-maker after Sachin Tendulkar, who in 1990 was 17 years and 112 days when he made 119 not out against in England in Manchester during his ninth Test appearance.
  • Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan 'a major doubt' for Liverpool trip

    Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan 'a major doubt' for Liverpool trip

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    Seven of the last 8 of the matches involving Hoffenheim has seen over 2.5 goals and in all 8 of those matches, we saw both teams find the back of the net. However, the Spaniard point-back refused to talk about match referee Damir Skomina. Asked for his thoughts on the incident involving Sane, he shook his head while saying: "I don't want to talk, I don't want to talk, I don't want to talk about officials".
  • Arsenal Ride Their Luck to Make It Seven in a Row

    Arsenal Ride Their Luck to Make It Seven in a Row

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    But here, each match is very hard in the Premier League . Watford , who had beaten Arsenal twice in their previous three Premier League meetings, created numerous chances throughout the match but were unable to find the back of the net.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad after denying allegations of rape

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    As we previously reported, Ronaldo is being sued by Kathryn Mayorga - who claims Ronaldo raped her in a Las Vegas hotel room back in 2009. Ronaldo, Portugal's record scorer and most-capped player, also missed Portugal's two games in September a friendly against Croatia and a Nations League match against Italy at his own request.
  • Andreas Pereira likes Instagram post slamming Jose Mourinho's tactics

    Andreas Pereira likes Instagram post slamming Jose Mourinho's tactics

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    Former Manchester United defender Ferdinand has sympathy for the Ivory Coast global following a mixed start to his career at Old Trafford. While it has been Mourinho that has taken some stinging criticism from former players such as Paul Scholes during the week, Keane has taken aim at the players.
  • Dodgers, Brewers win to avoid Major League Baseball wildcard

    Dodgers, Brewers win to avoid Major League Baseball wildcard

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    Throughout his Major League Baseball career, September was easily Fielder's best month, and his.982 career OPS that month is easily the best in franchise history among players who played at least 50 September games as a Brewer . The Milwaukee Brewers and manager Craig Counsell worked this game to perfection: get the lead and then hand it off to the bullpen to let them shut it down.
  • Aston Villa preparing to sack Steve Bruce

    Aston Villa preparing to sack Steve Bruce

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    Villa confirmed the sacking in a statement in which they said Bruce's assistants had also had their contracts terminated. The backroom team of Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and goalkeeping coach Gary Walsh have also departed.
  • MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

    MLB gives Russell 40-game ban under domestic violence policy

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    Russell, who was placed on administrative leave on September 21, is accused of having violated the league's domestic violence policy. Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been handed a 40-game suspension following investigations of domestic abuse against his ex-wife, the Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday.