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I'm Used To Showing Character, Need It From My Team - Antonio Conte

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The relationship between Abramovich and Conte is said to be at an all-time low, with suggestions the Italian may be removed from his post. Player power has always been a problem at Chelsea, with reports indicating that a number of Conte's troops are unhappy with his training and methods, but if this is the case the Italian needs to quickly find a way to lift his side following a heavy 3-0 Champions League defeat to Roma. Read More »

LeBron James knows things are hard for Cavaliers right now

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In Wednesday's night game against the Indiana Pacers , Tristan Thompson left with a left leg injury in the second quarter and didn't return. Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon reports Thompson will " miss an extended period of time " even though imaging tests came back negative. Read More »

Finally, a study proves that we heckin' love dogs more than humans

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Researchers say that humans expressed more empathy toward dogs than other people when both were hurt or needed help. The research examined wether people were more emotionally affected or disturbed by reports of human or dog abuse. "Subjects did not view their dogs as animals, but rather as "fur babies", or family members alongside human children", the researchers wrote in the Society & Animals journal, where their study was published. Read More »

UFC 3 Announced With Conor McGregor As The Cover Star

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EA Sports announced the news on Friday (Nov. 3) that McGregor will be the global cover athlete for the upcoming game, which is slated to drop in February 2018. According to EA, EA Sports UFC 3 is powered by Real Player Motion (RPM) Tech, a new gameplay animation technology that delivers "the most fluid and responsive motion in EA SPORTS UFC history". Read More »

Week 9 opponent: What the Packers are saying

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Let's look at this first match up between these two teams in 2017 a bit deeper. The Packers own a 100-68-7 advantage. Here's how the Packers can win. So much for that three-year investment. Former Packers right guard T.J. Lang is if course now a member of the Lions. Barclay was just signed by Detroit while Lang has played well so far this season after not being brought back to Green Bay. Read More »

Real Madrid And Paris Saint-Germain Could Tempt Mauricio Pochettino - Jamie Carragher

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Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said that Wilfried Zaha has boosted that Eagles squad since his return from injury last month. Crystal Palace have a very good team. The Argentinian commented about Dele Alli's versatility, saying the young Englishman can perform well anywhere in the midfield. "But of course he will be monitored, so going away with your global team where you'll be expected to play for 90 minutes, he's not ready for that at this moment in time". Read More »

49ers now lose WR Pierre Garcon for rest of season

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The 49ers (0-8) said Thursday that Garcon has a non-displaced fracture of the C5 pedicle. The 27-year-old wideout will likely see an increase in targets in Week 9 and will need to help sustain the San Francisco offense with Garcon sidelined. Read More »

West Ham United vs Liverpool

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And, despite his lack of match fitness and injury problems while on global duty, Klopp believes it could benefit Liverpool for Mane to feature for his country. " Sadio is not injured anymore". Saturday will nearly certainly come too soon for Brazilian play-maker Philippe Coutinho as he continues to work through an adductor injury and it looks like he'll be joined in the stands by Georginio Wijnaldum after he picked up an ankle injury in the win over the Slovenian champions. Read More »

I'm not finished article - Romelu Lukaku

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Lukaku cost the club £75million in the summer from Everton and started his United career by scoring 11 goals in his first 11 games. Things have changed in recent weeks with manager Jose Mourinho calling on supporters at Old Trafford not to be critical of the Belgian and even claimed the 24-year-old should be untouchable. Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott to play on Sunday

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The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday temporarily blocked a lower-court ruling requiring Elliott to serve his six-game suspension. Suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is back on the field after being granted an administrative stay Friday by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Read More »

Canada job market shows unexpected strength, wage growth firms

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According to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada our economy added 35,000 jobs in October, but the unemployment rate crept up 0.1 points to 6.3 per cent, with more young people looking for work. Toronto's unemployment rate fell from 6.1 per cent in September to 5.8 per cent in October. Average hourly wages were up 2.4 percent from a year earlier, the strongest year-over-year increase since April 2016. Read More »

Mourinho to face Spain tax fraud charges

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I left Spain in 2013 with the information and conviction that my situation with the tax authorities was perfectly legal". A few years later I was told that there was an investigation opened and they told me that to regularise my situation I had to pay sum X . Read More »

PM urges global investors to invest in India's food processing sector

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The global event aims at promoting Indian cuisines internationally and, "to provide opportunities for both investment and trade in the food processing sector for leading Indian and worldwide". India, he said, is one of fastest growing economies in the world and implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 has eliminated multiplicity of taxes. Read More »

José Mourinho: Manchester United deserve more credit

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The Red Devils usually hold their pre-match news conference on a Friday and, while the club brought forward their media duties by a day to accommodate Mourinho's court date, the manager is adamant it has been business as usual. The manager has baulked at criticism of United's style of play, particularly following the goalless draw with Liverpool and narrow wins over Benfica and Tottenham. Read More »

Lakers rally, but Damian Lillard sinks dagger in final second

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The Lakers actually hit a huge three of their own on the play before Lillard's game-winner, when Kentavious Caldwell-Pope nailed a three to tie the game. The Lakers had fought back from a near-20 point deficit. The Lakers have now lost 13 consecutive games to their one-time Western Conference rival. While being serenaded, he used a screen by Nance to free himself for a deep 3-point attempt, but it was blocked by Moe Harkless - drawing raucous cheers. Read More »

Matt Forte scores two TDs in Jets' victory over Bills

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Finishing, establishing the running game and having a strong defensive effort were the major themes for the Jets going into their only prime-time contest of the season. The Bills even managed to recover an onside kick, leading to Taylor's rushing score. The Bills have three more games before their first Patriots tilt, but two of those are against teams with winning records in the Saints (Week 10) and Chiefs (Week 12). Read More »

Marseille's Patrice Evra sent off for karate kick on fan

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The former Manchester United left-back was involved in an altercation during the warm-ups in Portugal and was shown a red card before kick off. The confrontation was with a group of fans who had been jeering Evra for around half an hour, according to French publication L'Equipe. Read More »

CAF Awards Gala To Be Hosted In Accra

He is the only Kenyan on this list, joining the decorated company of star names such as Sadio Mané (Senegal and Liverpool ), Mohamed Salah (Egypt and Liverpool), Denis Onyango (Uganda and Mamelodi Sundowns), Eric Bailly (Ivory Coast and Manchester United ) and last year's runners up Pierre Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund and Gabon), all of whom are favourites to win the award. Read More »

NY marathon to continue with enhanced security

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Security in New York City is ramping up. After easing himself into running with the New York Road Runners group, he began training in earnest for the marathon two years ago, he says. "I think most of the runners, we don't think about it", marathoner George Corrula said. "You'll see a lot of visible presence, a lot of officers with long guns". Read More »

Everton's Cuco Martina released from hospital after nasty fall

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Martina's injury compounded a bad day for Everton , as a 3-0 loss confirmed its elimination from the UEFA Europa League after four games without a win. Cuco Martina has been taken to hospital and will be observed overnight. "We're really disappointed with the result". And caretaker boss David Unsworth said of Martina: "He was concussed, by all accounts, and complaining of pains down his neck, so he has gone straight to hospital for X-rays and scans". Read More »

National Football League awards keep piling up for rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson

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A non-contact injury. MRI coming to confirm. Watson led the Clemson Tigers to the National Championship last season with a thrilling come from behind performance against Alabama. The Houston Texans look to have taken a devastating hit that could derail their season. The Texans have a 3-4 record. Watson's first appearance of the season came back in Week 1 after Texans coach Bill O'Brien made a decision to bench Savage and go with Watson. Read More »

Upton signs five-year extension with Angels

Even after being burned in the past by multiyear deals for veterans, the Angels didn't hesitate to make a long-term commitment to the 30-year-old veteran. He also was AL Rookie of the Year in 2006. Upton had told MLB.com last month he hadn't thought about his decision, but he praised the team, saying, "It's a good group of guys". Read More »

Gareth Southgate Hands Out Surprising First England Call-Ups To Three Players

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I know what Chris... "We've got to make decisions on players that we believe we can play, whether it is now or later, at the highest possible level and be successful". I'm pleased to work with him again. "I did have a conversation with Arsene about him on Saturday because we think his ability is that of a top player but for him it's just about game time". Read More »