• Keys 1st American in WTA Finals since Williams sisters

    Keys 1st American in WTA Finals since Williams sisters

    In addition, the German defended her title at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix - Stuttgart, while also qualifying for the 2016 WTA Finals. Kerber found her second wind in the second half of 2016, reaching the final at Wimbledon and the Rio Olympics before producing her best performance to date, clinching the US Open and top spot in the world ranking.

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  • Sublime Shaqiri double lifts Stoke to win at Hull

    Sublime Shaqiri double lifts Stoke to win at Hull

    Stoke City boss Mark Hughes will be looking to guide the Potters to their 100th win in the Premier League when they face Hull City. Hughes was more certain about what had happened in the previous 90 minutes as Shaqiri cracked home a first-half beauty and then followed up with a second-half free-kick to complete Stoke's 100th Premier League success.

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  • F1: Haas likely to delay 2017 driver decisions

    F1: Haas likely to delay 2017 driver decisions

    With four races remaining, Haas are 19 points behind Toro Rosso and unlikely to change position barring some kind of miracle. NBC and NBCSN will combine to present comprehensive live coverage of all practice, qualifying and race coverage this weekend, beginning on Friday at 11 a.m.

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  • Sadio Mane finishes off brilliant Liverpool team goal

    The Merseysiders last emerged victorious in the Premier League against a team led by Pulis back in 2011 when he was the manager of Stoke City . I know they know. Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris saved well from Charlie Daniels early on while Erik Lamela hit the crossbar for the visitors and Dele Alli and Danny Rose also went close.

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  • Lewis Hamilton beats Nico Rosberg to US GP pole

    Grand Prix with an eye toward poking fun at his critics. Hamilton trails Rosberg by 33 points in the drivers' standings, with four races remaining. "You can't win them all". "It's business as usual this weekend", he said on his return to the track where previous year he made a mistake while leading and handed victory and the title to Hamilton, who has a great record in American races.

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  • Terry urges respect for England 'legend' Rooney

    Terry urges respect for England 'legend' Rooney

    He was also criticized for some displays during the European Championship, which England exited embarrassingly at the last-16 stage at the hands of Iceland. Hart, on loan to Italian side Torino from Premier League club Manchester City, added: "I think we then played them in mid-June and Jack (Wilshere) had an incredible game and scored two fantastic goals".

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  • Redskins beat up Eagles' defense on way to 27-20 victory

    Bill Belichick doesn't do that kind of work. Ryan Kerrigan, Washington Redskins - Kerrigan took the rookie (Vaitai) back to school on Sunday. Not only did the Eagles fail to adjust, there was a strategic lapse by Pederson. It was also the coaches' decision to start Vaitai at right tackle. He hit wide receiver Jamison Crowder for a 16-yard TD in the first quarter, then found tight end Vernon Davis for a 13-yard TD in the second period.

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  • No one in Manchester United squad is untouchable - Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United today started with second team, players have the opportunity to prove that they are ready to fight for starting place, Wayne Rooney lost his place in last 5 game for manchester united . "We count on him to start or be on the bench, but he will be there tomorrow". Fenerbahce enter this fixture top of their group on four points following a win and a draw from their opening two games.

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  • Jose Mourinho clears up any confusion about Manchester United's game against Liverpool

    Managers are forbidden from talking about referees in the build-up to matches and Mourinho would likely face a fine if the FA opt to charge him. I played a year ago as the No 6, now I play as the No 8 and can go a bit further forward. Premier League statisticians Opta said United only had 35 percent of possession - its lowest tally for a league match since the statistic started being gathered in the 2003-04 season.

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  • DT McDonald back at Bucs practice; Murphy absent

    With Charles Sims on injured reserve, Rodgers figures to be the team's feature back if Martin can't go. Ayers suffered an ankle injury and has missed the last three games, while McDonald has a hamstring injury that forced him to miss the Carolina game.

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  • Bilic frustrated as no end in sight for Carroll injury

    Bilic frustrated as no end in sight for Carroll injury

    Ayew has made it off the treatment table and back into training this week, and he has impressed. The Hammers have been boosted by the return of Ghanaian winger Ayew, who resumed training for the first time in months, after sustaining a hamstring injury in the 2-1 loss to Chelsea.

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  • Hearn: Joshua - Klitschko fight set for December

    Hearn: Joshua - Klitschko fight set for December

    The promoter says that both fighters' camps have petitioned the WBA to make Joshua-Klitschko a title fight for their organization, and that they "expect news in the next few days". However, it was stipulated by both sides from the outset that they would only make the fight if another major title was at stake besides the IBF version Joshua holds.

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  • Ozil will stay - Wenger

    Ozil will stay - Wenger

    Defensive misalignment then yielded needless pressure for the Gunners, who spent the first half's middle third on the back foot rather than killing the contest. The Londoners had far too much firepower for the Bulgarian champions on Wednesday (Thursday AEDT) with Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott both scoring stunners before the break and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Mesut Ozil completing the demolition after it.

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  • Barcelona vs. Manchester City 2016

    With three matches remaining, Borussia Monchengladbach is nipping at City's heels, with three points, and even Celtic's single point from an earlier draw with City puts it within striking distance. It is so hard to control the talent, we know that. No one knows the intricacies of Barca like former manager Guardiola , and with that also comes knowledge of how to beat it: stay organized and press from the front.

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  • Browns safety hospitalized after hit

    Browns safety hospitalized after hit

    Apparently Andrews must have heard from the Titans public relations department or someone within the organization, because the Instagram video looks like it has been deleted from his account. Browns coach Hue Jackson has said he didn't think Andrews had malicious intent - that Andrews was simply doing his job. Poyer also responded on Twitter to Andrews, asking him why he would post it on social media.

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  • Vontaze Burfict: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict hit with $75K fine

    Vontaze Burfict: Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict hit with $75K fine

    Head coach Marvin Lewis was right. Burfict began the season serving a three-game suspension and has been fined eight times for on-field incidents totaling more than $279,329. But that doesn't matter - it's done. "We'll move on and things will happen the way they happen". And that's it. The league reviewed both plays but said the hit on Bennett didn't merit punishment.

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  • Ozil hat trick as Arsenal thrashes Ludogorets 6-0

    Ludogorets languishes in bottom place with just one point. 'Obviously the goals are fantastic but we always say we want to keep a clean sheet, that's always our first goal, and we managed to do that, ' Walcott told BT Sport 3. And tonight's goal rush comes after Ozil's impressive start to the season with three Premier League goals in seven appearances. Wenger said Walcott has become "much more resilient" and is playing with "more freedom".

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  • State sounds okay with 18 pc GST rate

    State sounds okay with 18 pc GST rate

    States getting lower revenue than this would be compensated by the Centre. On Tuesday the Centre had proposed four slabs of 6%, 12%, 18% and 26%. However, ultra-luxury items such as high-end cars and demerit goods like tobacco, cigarettes, aerated drinks, luxury vehicle and polluting items would attract an additional cess on top of the 26 percent GST rate.

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  • Dolphins safety Reshad Jones to miss rest of season with shoulder injury

    But he embraced that role and has really done a great job as far as leading on and off the field. "I know it hurt him a lot for the fact that he wasn't going to be out there with those guys anymore". "We'll go through this week of practice and kind of figure out what our best personnel package will be back there", coach Adam Gase said. "Guys have got to move into some positions here that they need to make some plays and we've got to play great team defense".

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  • Jets QB Smith to start against Ravens

    Obvious to everyone except head coach Todd Bowles, who reiterated that Ryan Fitzpatrick would stay the starting quarterback even after being replaced midway through the fourth quarter. Finally, the night before training camp, Fitzpatrick signed a one-year, $12 million contract. He was considered the missing piece for a team that nearly made the playoffs last season, but he hasn't been able to recapture that level of play.

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  • Cowboys' Bryant ready to return; as for Romo, don't ask

    Cowboys' Bryant ready to return; as for Romo, don't ask

    That resulted in a questionable tag prior to Sunday's absence versus the Packers , but Bryant made a point of revealing that he'll be back in action after Dallas' current bye week. Bryant has played three games so far this season, catching 11 passes for 150 yards and one touchdown. Bryant will be a much better option in the weeks going forward with more time to heal.

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  • Six talking points ahead of Barcelona v Manchester City

    Six talking points ahead of Barcelona v Manchester City

    Guardiola has now seen his side fail to win in their last three games following the Champions League draw with Celtic and the Premier League defeat by Tottenham Hotspur but the manager was far from unhappy with their display. The Dutch keeper was even on course for victory after Romelu Lukaku gave Everton a shock lead with a well-taken breakaway goal just after the hour but City substitute Nolito headed a 72nd-minute equaliser.

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  • Bundesliga club Wolfsburg fires coach Dieter Hecking

    Hecking had failed to receive any backing from Allofs following Sunday's 1-0 home loss to promoted RB Leipzig . "We have to talk about this and see if there's a reaction", Allofs said. Not so long ago, the ex-policeman's was the man with the golden touch at the VW Arena, leading the Wolves to Bundesliga silver and the DFB Cup in 2014-15, voted German Coach of the Year for 2015 and taking his team to the quarter-finals of last season's Champions League.

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  • Lacazette needs time, says Lyon boss Genesio

    The saves look even more key now, with the Serie A side going 1-0 ahead thanks to a 76th minute goal from Juan Cuadrado - who is still technically on loan from Chelsea. The attack will feature Lacazette and Fekir from the off, either in a two or with fit-again Maxwel Cornet on the left in a 4-3-3. Lyon have been strong at home, but with both teams set up to play on the counter, there could yet be some intrigue to this match.

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  • Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez refused to stay at Donald Trump's hotel in Chicago

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez refused to stay at Donald Trump's hotel in Chicago

    Gonzalez was asked if he stayed with the team when they visited Chicago in June, and his response was as simple as it was meaningful. "I didn't stay there", Gonzalez said, per JP Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group . Athletes tend not to be politically outspoken, especially baseball players. Gonzalez was born in San Diego but grew up in Mexico and has represented the country in global baseball competitions.

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  • Klopp: It would be easier if it was just me against Mourinho

    That day he choked the life out of Brendan Rodgers' side but Klopp expects a different kind of challenge this time. United boss Mourinho, whose men visit Liverpool on Monday, believes the damage has been done for Rooney. Despite not starting any of United's last three matches, though, Mourinho insisted Rooney remains a "first-choice" player at the club. Daley Blind: "These are the games you live for when you are young, growing up wanting to be a footballer".

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  • Bellew keeps title after stopping Flores in 3rd round

    Bellew keeps title after stopping Flores in 3rd round

    Bellew vs Flores wasn't exactly an affair fight fans have been chanting for, but it's hard to criticise 'The Bomber's first title defense given Flores was still considered to be a tough and durable contender. "And I'll leave it to them". "So we'll try and make it". David Haye has warned that he could expose Tony Bellew's "leaky defence" with just one punch.

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  • Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer cuts finger, won't start Game 2

    The Indians, who lost two of their top three starting pitchers to injuries in September, must now deal with an explosive Blue Jays offense, which entered Thursday having hit twice as many homers - 10 - in this post-season as any other team, while averaging almost seven runs per game.

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  • NFL Power Rankings Week 6: Tom Brady Shines in Return

    Then the Patriots got the ball at 13:41 of the first quarter and it was vintage Patriots . After playing 2-TE sets on roughly 30% of snaps over the first four weeks, the Patriots doubled it to nearly 60% against the Browns. NOTES: Patriots players took pictures in front of Jim Brown's statue after Sunday's game in Cleveland. On Sunday, they delivered. "I've just moved on, man".

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  • Ex-Cat Gerad Parker named interim head football coach at Purdue

    Ex-Cat Gerad Parker named interim head football coach at Purdue

    In Big Ten play, Purdue was 3-24 under Hazell. "We have a lot of football still ahead of us this season, and it's important that our primary focus be on providing our team with the best possible preparation and opportunity for success", Purdue Athletics Director Mike Bobinski said in a statement.

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  • Jones, Foster game-time decisions for Dolphins

    They're laughing in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Pierce and probably Fort Collins. Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Sammie Coates is active against the Miami Dolphins, despite dealing with a fractured index finger on his left hand. In his place, Stephon Tuitt becomes the most tenured member of the Steelers' defensive line. "He's only going to grow in this situation". He slipped from the grasp of 352-pound Daniel McCullers to throw a 53-yard pass to MarQueis Gray that set up a field goal.

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  • Giants at Packers: 3 things we learned

    Rodgers finished the night 23-of-45 for 259 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. On a third-and-10 play with 2:30 in the game, Aaron Rodgers completed a pass to Randall Cobb to seal the deal. Kickoff is set for 3:25 p.m. - and it's a game you'll only see on FOX6! Manning threw behind Beckham and Sterling Shepard on several others, and even threw some into the ground or off target when there were opportunities to make plays.

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  • India Clearly rejects the Pakistani Media saying Surgical Strikes a "Drama"

    India has blamed the Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed for the attack. "They could be our best Ambassadors in a hostile Country like Pakistan", he tweeted. Pakistan has been continuously saying that what India calls a surgical strike was a simply routine fire along the LoC. He said India's "claim" of surgical strikes is one of the many "lies" that New Delhi has been telling to the world community.

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  • Deacons Strong Effort Comes Up Short Against Florida State

    Deacons Strong Effort Comes Up Short Against Florida State

    Florida State's Amir Rasul recovers a fumbled Wake Forest punt-attempt in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla ., Saturday, Oct. Covering Serigne might be especially tough for Florida State , at least early on Saturday. After suffering an upset against UNC and a near-loss to Miami during the last two weeks, the Seminoles have figured everything out.

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  • ALCS Game 1 Open Thread - Blue Jays at Indians

    ALCS Game 1 Open Thread - Blue Jays at Indians

    Kluber finished the regular season ailing with a strained quad, and there's no sense pushing him too hard with Miller ready to strike out basically everyone he faces. The Jays let Kluber escape, and he would finish with the fine line of 6⅓ scoreless innings on six hits, walking two and striking out six. The series will shift to Toronto for Monday's Game 3.

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