• Scholes wants to see Carrick-Pogba partnership at Man Utd

    As a percentage of turnover, Pogba cost much less than United's signings of Denis Law and Bryan Robson from Torino and West Brom in 1962 and 1981 respectively. MORE: Get TREBLE the odds on any sports bet. "You have to remember he came from a brilliant team at Juventus". Scholes believes playing alongside the calming presence of Michael Carrick could benefit Pogba.

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  • Pep Guardiola: Manchester City have to improve with each game

    Pep Guardiola: Manchester City have to improve with each game

    We have won five games in the Premier League". Goals from Kevin De Bruyne, Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Guendogan, on his Premier League debut, wrapped up the points after another scintillating display from the title favourites who continue to lay down a marker to their rivals.

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  • Djokovic shakes off rust, shrugs off Edmund at US Open

    The No. 1-ranked Djokovic, who experienced problems with his right arm in the first round and didn't have to play in the second when his opponent withdrew with an injury, takes on 61st-ranked Mikhail Youzhny in Arthur Ashe Stadium . It's going to be no different when I play him on Sunday. In the third set of his match with Donald Young on Sunday on the new Grandstand, Monroe was chasing down a ball wide of the court when he collided with a low barrier and tumbled over head first.

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  • Stoke loses again as pressure mounts on Hughes

    Stoke loses again as pressure mounts on Hughes

    He voiced his opinion after Hughes was sent to the stands during Stoke's 4-0 defeat to Tottenham last weekend for leaving his technical area while protesting a decision. The home team took their foot of the gas with a couple of substitutions, and Stoke managed to grab a late consolation goal when Arnautovic struck from the edge of the box with a first-time finish to give the visiting fans something to cheer about.

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  • Paralympic athletes can listen to their medals

    Paralympic athletes can listen to their medals

    I'm never been jealous of anyone. Wu also competed at the London 2012 Games, where he finished fifth. We've been waking up at 3am every morning for training and I had an absolute panic that I'd missed the bus when I woke up the morning after my race because it was light outside! It was fantastic and it's done wonders for disability in the United Kingdom, not just sport.

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  • Tottenham still recovering from summer schedule, says Mauricio Pochettino

    Tottenham still recovering from summer schedule, says Mauricio Pochettino

    Having not won any of their first four Premier League games of the season, Defoe is not underestimating how big a win could be prove for Sunderland this weekend. "I'll be there on Sunday, if I get a chance, shooting and making the keeper work", Kane said. The 23-year-old was typically busy against Monaco but he snatched at a chance late on and has now scored just once in six games.

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  • Packers: 3 keys to Sunday night's game vs. Vikings

    Packers: 3 keys to Sunday night's game vs. Vikings

    Due to contractual agreements, NFL football games are not available to stream live on smartphones. "He's too good of a kicker to miss the type of kicks he's missing", special teams coordinator Mike Priefer said. Also, the Vikings' quarterback situation makes their offensive outlook shaky at best. His ability to make plays in the Packers' offense is incredible, and his value on the field translates to the fantasy game as well.

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  • Murray brothers offer fresh hope to Great Britain in Davis Cup

    The fourth set went with serve right to the end with the Murray brothers looking perhaps the more focused pair. "Yesterday was a very long match and there were three hours on court today". Also note how it was Evans who won the decisive fifth rubber against Russian Federation in Coventry three years ago, though plainly there's a difference between playing Evgeny Donskoy in the Euro-African Zone and trying to take down Del Potro, a former Grand Slam champion, when there's a place in the ...

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  • SECOND QUARTER: Texans 7, Chiefs 3

    Brock Osweiler fed established receiver DeAndre Hopkins as well as rookie speedster Will Fuller, but was aided by a strong game from Lamar Miller. The Chiefs used a lot of quick and short passes against Houston last season, they hurt Houston in the season opener turning those short passes into big gains.

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  • Rosberg wins Singapore GP, re-takes F1 championship lead

    Rosberg wins Singapore GP, re-takes F1 championship lead

    Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo split the Mercedes pair to claim second spot in 1:43.115, the Australian edging out triple world champion Hamilton , a two times victor in Singapore who will start in third place. A disappointed Hamilton said: "A really tough weekend for me but huge congratulations to Nico". "That was one of my top three laps ever and I'm so happy that it came on my 200th GP weekend", said Rosberg after the race .

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  • Davis Cup: Cilic beats Pouille as Croatia levels vs

    Davis Cup: Cilic beats Pouille as Croatia levels vs

    Marin Cilic sent Croatia into the Davis Cup final with a 6-3 6-2 7-5 victory against Richard Gasquet on Sunday that gave the hosts a 3-1 win over France . In a strong serving performance, Cilic cracked 14 aces against no double faults and won 64 percent of his second-serve points. "I didn't expect to see Dodig playing at this level", Noah said.

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  • Penn State fans cheer, protesters turn backs during Paterno tribute

    For them, Paterno didn't do enough to stop Sandusky, an assistant on Paterno's staff for three decades and believe honoring Paterno in any way is is insensitive to Sandusky's victims and the severity of the scandal. The university removed Paterno's bronze statue from outside the stadium and board leaders have been reluctant to formerly honor him with charges of child endangerment and failure to report abuse still pending against former Penn State president Graham B.

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  • Gold and a world record for Sophie Pascoe at Rio

    Gold and a world record for Sophie Pascoe at Rio

    Having won two gold medals before, at the 2004 and 2008 Games in Athens and Beijing respectively, Ejike picked up silver in London four years ago. Lauritta Onye of Nigeria poses after breaking the world record in the Women's Shot Put at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 11.

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  • Steelers turn gambles into points in rout of Redskins

    Steelers turn gambles into points in rout of Redskins

    Roethlisberger threw for three touchdowns, including two to Brown in a dominant offensive display. Jenkins was with the team last month at the end of training camp and had a sack and a tackle for loss in the final preseason game against Tampa Bay on August 31.

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  • Martin Truex, Jr. Scores First-Career Darlington Victory

    NASCAR will argue the sport is bigger than one, two or three personalities, and that the stable is full of young talent to carry stock auto racing deep into the future. However, he still finished.607 seconds behind Truex . He battled back toward the top, but could not chase down Truex . Harvick was second, followed by Kyle Larson , Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano.

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  • Jeff Fisher to receive a contract extension

    Silver also shot down the rumor that Fisher had Goff forced on him, noting the quarterback from Cal has been Fisher's target since February. Proponents still need to win over the governor, the legislature and three-quarters of NFL owners to make the project a reality, but it's a significant milestone for a city that's never had a professional football team and has been hammering out the particulars of the Raiders deal for months.

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  • Man City set to announce Aguero extension

    However, reports have emerged suggesting Aguero will extend his deal by a year and remain with City until at least 2020. "I don't know if it's going to be this year, but we will try". Don't get me wrong, if we turn up and think the three points is already won, we will typically struggle. "We start again and what we did in the past is the past - there are no guarantees to play good or win the game".

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  • 2016 paralympics: Nigeria leads Africa's medal haul

    The archery competitions at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games started on September 10, and will wrap up on September 17. Her fiancé Neil Fachie, who she marries, at the end of October took silver in the men's B 1000m time trial alongside pilot Pete Mitchell earlier in the session.

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  • Unhappy Guardiola challenges Manchester City fans

    Unhappy Guardiola challenges Manchester City fans

    A five-year deal was signed by Aguero in 2014, but it is suggested that City chiefs were keen to tie him down for a further 12 months to further prove his commitment and fend off any interest from elsewhere. With our supporters and their songs, we are stronger". Wednesday's match had originally been due to be played on Tuesday night but was postponed for 24-hours due to torrential rain at the Etihad.

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  • Michail Antonio: I'd rather not score if West Ham could win

    Mazzarri said: "Of course, Zaza we know very well, and we would have preferred he arrived later with West Ham ". "At half-time, we spoke with the players, we adjusted a couple of things". Meanwhile, Ighalo twice went close for the visitors, firstly firing wide from close range, then seeing Adrian block his snapshot from twelve yards. Hammers boss Bilic said on the trouble: "They told me about it".

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  • Everybody needs good neighbours - Klopp hails Lallana

    Everybody needs good neighbours - Klopp hails Lallana

    You know what is going to happen, even if it is still hard to play against". He uses his body all the time - that is his quality - and he was almost unstoppable against Swansea. They are a physically strong side. Klopp said that his side "need to improve" because Conte and co are "so experienced" and "can play a game where nothing works" but they "always stay cool" and remain level-headed to give themselves the best chance of winning.

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  • Bills Receiver Sammy Watkins Active for Game Against Jets

    Bills Receiver Sammy Watkins Active for Game Against Jets

    Can Tyrod get back on track? Marshall called the tackle "dirty" on NFL Network after the game but said he and Gilmore hashed it out on the field afterward. "Not excited for @nyjets or @buffalobills tonight, but I will try watching #football on Twitter ", tweeted Peter Katevatis (@CGWM_Katevatis). - While the Bills had their struggles in Baltimore on Sunday, left outside linebacker Jerry Hughes certainly did not.

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  • Chelsea's Luiz starting against Liverpool following Terry injury

    Chelsea's Luiz starting against Liverpool following Terry injury

    But Conte said Thursday: "Cesc is in my plans and in Chelsea's plans". "Taking Diego out of the game makes sense but even then other players can create moments, so there are a lot more things to do". It could also be spectacular. Luiz was an unused substitute and remained on the bench during the 2-2 draw with Swansea but an injury to Terry made it nearly certain he would play against Liverpool .

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  • New boy Gundogan hails 'incredible' Aguero after striker's treble sinks Gladbach

    Gundogan, who has won 16 caps and scored four goals for the Nationalmannschaft , played a key role in City's demolition of their German opposition. The Germany global missed the entire 2013-14 season and the start of the following campaign thanks to a back problem, but had managed to avoid any serious troubles until May of this year when he fell awkwardly while playing basketball.

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  • Brazil's former speaker stripped of seat in show of force against corruption

    Representatives voted overwhelmingly in favor of his removal with 450 votes for impeachment, nine abstentions and 10 votes against, when the approval required only 257 deputies, with a minimum of 420 attending the vote. Cunha has also been charged by the Supreme Court for allegedly taking a $5 million (4.45 million-euro) bribe on a drill ship contract for the state-run oil company Petrobras.

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  • Blue Jays 3B Donaldson to undergo MRI on sore right hip

    The Jays open and close the season against the AL East, starting with a two-game series at Baltimore April 3 and 5, with the traditional off-day scheduled after opening day (for outdoor venues) in case of a rainout. "He's obviously a special player, he's integral to this team". "You can't prepare to lose a player of that calibre and level". However, it does take 40 players, it does take 25 players.

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  • Cobb wins for first time since 2014, Rays beat Jays 8-1

    Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content! "Garton came up big for me and got that pop up". Estrada hasn't enjoyed much luck despite pitching well in nine appearances (five starts) versus the Rays , however, going 1-3 with a 2.18 ERA.WALK-OFFS1.

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  • Baltimore Ravens top lethargic Buffalo Bills

    He played incredibly well relative to his expectations, and now he's set to make his first 2016 start against his old team and the quarterback he sat behind for four years. "We should have doubled on the receiver that caught the touchdown". That Clay played led to a 1 yard LeSean McCoy touchdown run. The Bills missed a chance to pull even when Dan Carpenter was wide right on a 49-yard field goal try midway through the third quarter.

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  • Eric Dickerson dubs Rams' season-opening performance 'an embarrassment'

    Unfortunately, the debut went about as poorly as it could go. He comes into this year as the team's starter mostly because 2016 first-round pick Jared Goff is still considered rather green and needs more time to learn the playbook. "I think that if they're (eventually) 2-8, it's going to be tough", Dickerson said. On game day it will have been 7,939 days since the Rams last hosted a regular season National Football League contest in L.A.

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  • National Football League roundup: Kansas City rallies from 17 down to win

    Lions 39, Colts 35: Matthew Stafford took advantage of one last chance Sunday, and Matt Prater redeemed himself with a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds to give Detroit a victory at Indianapolis. Smith finished it with his keeper on third-and-goal from the 2-yard line as the Chiefs flooded off their bench to celebrate. By the time Smith reached his feet, the Chiefs had flooded onto the field to celebrate.

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  • Astros' Altuve leaves game with Rangers with oblique injury

    But back-to-back singles from Yulieski Gurriel and Gattis, the second coming against Texas reliever Jose Leclerc, upped the Astros lead to 5-1.NOTES: High Class A Lancaster was eliminated from postseason play on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the California League South Division Finals.

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