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Joe Tiller, Purdue's Winningest Football Coach, Dies At 74

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We are saddened to report that Joe Tiller has passed away in Buffalo , Wyoming. Tiller had been battling health issues for some time. The 2003 season - that team can easily be considered Tiller's best, top to bottom, because of the wealth of professional-level defensive talent it included - again played on New Year's Day - in the Capital One Bowl. Read More »

Young: Man United ready to battle on all fronts

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Mkhitaryan said those words left a mental imprint on the players, who will ensure there is no repeat performance in the Russian capital as United try to give themselves a three-point cushion in Group A ahead of next month's trip to Benfica. Read More »

Chelsea, City brace for clash

Ex-Blues star De Bruyne scored a stunning goal at Stamford Bridge to secure a vital victory for City. "I'm never going to criticise the fans, they pay their money and have a right to their opinion". 9. "He can play in four or five, six positions", Guardiola added. Chelsea's over-reliance on Morata, meanwhile, is striking. He has been held up by Antonio Conte as an example to Chelsea's other youngsters. Read More »

US lead Internationals after Presidents Cup opening day

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Mickelson has never been No 1 in the world. Ceremonies over, it was down to golf, with the US defending the Presidents Cup against an global team of players from the rest of the world, excluding Europe. Hadwin was playing his first Presidents Cup match alongside one of the world's best players in Hideki Matsuyama . Thursday and Saturday morning will start with five foursome matches. Read More »

Matt Baker's takeaways from Florida-Vanderbilt

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Florida went for it on fourth-and-1 on its next drive and Davis exploded through the right side of the line for a decisive 39-yard scoring run with 1:42 remaining. Sep. The starter also partly tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee. If that looks familiar, it's a lot like the game-winning throw he connected with Cleveland with to vanquish Tennessee. Read More »

Amiens vs Lille called off after barrier collapses as fans celebrate goal

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The section of the stadium where the incident happened held Lille fans, who were celebrating the match's opening goal during the 15th minute. Saturday's Ligue 1 game at Amiens was halted after a barrier in the stands collapsed. French broadcaster beIN Sports, who are covering the game, report that a number of supporters have been taken away in neck braces and slings. The problem was there was so much weight and pressure, it resulted in the barrier collapsing and fans getting hurt as ... Read More »

Crouch nets late as Stoke return to winning ways

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Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says that 36-year-old forward Peter Crouch could earn another new 12-month contract at the club. Crouch has made five top-flight appearances so far this term, but is yet to start a league fixture, and only made 13 starts last term. Read More »

Gundogan talks up Man City qualities; fires warning to Chelsea

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Chelsea sold De Bruyne under the stewardship of Jose Mourinho back in January 2014 to Wolsburg, yet now he is arguably one of the best midfielders in the Premier League. "They've improved a lot this season with their signings, they've started well and have a lot of confidence", Conte added. Hazard's hunger to reach the levels of Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi have been questioned, not least after he admitted two years ago that "it's not in me" to be a true scorer, he's not driven ... Read More »

British Masters: Rory McIlroy eight off pace with Graeme McDowell six behind

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On an idyllic day in the North-East, Coetzee signed for an eagle and six birdies as he bounced back admirably from dumping his tee shot at the last into water when he was tied for second with Marc Warren in the Portugal Masters on Sunday. Because at the end of the day, the European Tour has to do what's right for them, the PGA Tour has to do what's right for them and they have to do what's right for their members, and you have to give everyone playing opportunities on both sides of the world. Read More »

Sepang Circuit fully booked despite absence of F1 race

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Hamilton has a 28 point advantage over Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel thanks to the German crashing out on the opening lap in Singapore from pole position and gifting him a third successive win. I'm going to try and make sure that was the last one. "They are taking away the toughest, if not the toughest race of the season", Hamilton said this week at an event by Mercedes backer Petronas in Kuala Lumpur . Read More »

David Padgett named interim head coach for UofL basketball team

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Postel said that Johnson and Fair are still UofL employees and have "not yet" been put on administrative leave. He has worked extensively with their frontcourt players while learning the ropes on the bench from his mentor Pitino. "I'm not ideal and no one is, but, yeah, I sleep pretty good at night knowing that the softest pillow that you can sleep on is a clear conscience", Smith said. Read More »

Neymar Scores Two Goals as PSG Rout Bordeaux 6-2

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PSG extended its lead to three points over Monaco, which was held at home by Montpellier 1-1 on Friday. Edinson Cavani, Thomas Meunier and Julian Draxler also found the back of the net before the break, with Kylian Mbappe adding a goal in the second half as Bordeaux hit back through Younousse Sankhare and Malcom. Read More »

Benjamin Mendy to have surgery on ruptured knee ligament

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David Luiz is still suspended and there are suggestions that Chelsea's top scorer, Alvaro Morata, could also miss out through injury after picking up a knock during Wednesday's fixture. The France worldwide has made a promising start to life in the Premier League . Alvaro Morata has scored six goals in his first six PL appearances. Read More »

Red Bull Racing in good form in Malaysia

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Speaking of Daniel Ricciardo , the 19-year-old says he is somewhat consoled by the fact that he has demonstrated to be slightly faster than the Aussie in qualifying trim. "Mercedes haven't shown enough to really show that they are going to dominate in the dry so they could definitely open up some opportunities". The young Frenchman was obviously very happy to finally be competing in his first full F1 race weekend, and seemed very keen to get down to business and work towards securing a 2018 ... Read More »

Nebraska Notches Big Ten Road Win Over Illinois, 28

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Nebraska went three-and-out on its first drive of the second half. 11 of his 18 carries came on the final drive where he racked up over half his yards on the night as NU chewed up almost 7 minutes of clock. Ozigbo split carries with Mikale Wilbon, but it was Ozigbo who was the more effective rusher against the IL defense. His touchdown run was a 15-yard scamper early in the second quarter to make it 14-3 Cornhuskers. Read More »

Arjen Robben refuses to back Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti

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Carlo is my friend and will remain my friend, but we had to make a professional decision. "I would like to thank Carlo for his cooperation". "The Paris match showed clearly there needed to be consequences". Ancelotti's future at Bayern is under the spotlight after some indifferent form and, after being asked if he still backed his manager, Robben fell some way short of offering him his support. Read More »

Azealia Banks Ends Lengthy Feud With Nicki Minaj on Instagram

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It all began in 2012 when Banks was invited to Nicki's worldwide leg of her Pink Friday tour. Azealia Banks will always find a way to make herself relevant, even if she isn't putting out new music. Nevertheless, it looks like Nicki's magnanimous outpouring of support for Cardi B and her chart-topping single - a lovely moment of Shine Theory in action - has extended even to her former nemesis (and Cardi B hater, but that's beside the point for now). Read More »

Scott Baldwin: lion bite that ruled rugby star out

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The Wales and Ospreys rugby player Scott Baldwin has been described as "pretty stupid" by his coach after it emerged he would miss the next few weeks of the season after being bitten by a lion . "It was a good environment and we were told how far back to stand", said the coach. "I don't know what sort of wildlife programme Scott has been watching, [that says you can] pat a lion as if it's a kitten". Read More »

Man City out for revenge at Chelsea

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BBC Sports reports that Batshuayi's victor came after missed opportunities for Cesc Fabregas and Morata as Chelsea became the first English team to win away to Atletico and condemn them to defeat in their first European game at their new stadium. Read More »

Ric Flair reveals how many women he's slept with

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I do this: "at WrestleMania 32, when I was so nervous, and had so much other pressure on me, it was Paul who said, 'go out there and prove to them why you're the center of that poster'". So I was able to slow down and realize it's a marathon, not a sprint. He has to slow down. "They gave him a 20 percent chance and we said our goodbyes and then he made out of surgery and every day, he slowly got better". Read More »

Whom should the Phillies hire as their next manager?

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It's the most ever hit by an opponent in a single season in the Phillies' home park. "Pete's the manager. And I have every hope and every confidence that he will be as we turn this around and the wins start coming that he is going to be right here". Read More »

Varane extends Madrid deal

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He was battling with Pepe for a spot next to Sergio Ramos in recent seasons but the Portuguese is now on the books of Besiktas after moving this summer. Marcelo , Isco and Dani Carvajal have also extended their deals to 2022 over the past fortnight, whilst Karim Benzema signed on till 2021 as Real reward key members of the squad that became the first side to retain the Champions League trophy in June. Read More »