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Man City attacker De Bruyne

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Former Tottenham Hotspur forward Garth Crooks believes Pep Guardiola will soon have job on his hands to convince Kevin De Bruyne to continue at Manchester City as Real Madrid and Barcelona will soon come calling for him. "Fortunately we already qualify for the Champions League but the problem is we have a lot of games". The 26-year-old, sitting alongside Guardiola at his press conference, said: "Football is like this". Read More »

Broncos reportedly fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy

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Accoridng to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Broncos chose to fire offensive coordinator Mike McCoy following Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals . He'll face his former team, the Oakland Raiders, in his first week as coordinator for the Broncos. The Broncos will apparently look to appease Elway by paring down the offense considerably and they'll take that process even further in advance of their Week 11 matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals after beginning the process last week. Read More »

Former Dallas Cowboys WR Terry Glenn Killed in Crash

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Glenn was 43-years-old. He is survived by his fiancee and three children. Glenn played for Green Bay for one season in 2002 before finishing his career with the Cowboys through 2006. He spent one season there before being dealt to the Dallas Cowboys, where he finished his career. Glenn followed up his spectacular 2005 campaign with an nearly equally strong 2006, finishing with 70 catches for 1,047 yards and six touchdowns. Read More »

President Trump calls on National Football League to suspend Raiders' Marshawn Lynch

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Lynch has not stood for the national anthem since returning from retirement this season. The President of the United States Donald Trump has taken several shots at players who choose to sit during the national anthem. Lynch has not stood during the national anthem before any game this season, according to The Associated Press . However, last month he wore an t-shirt that read "Everybody vs Trump". Read More »

Lions don't recover like humans! - Ibrahimovic and Pogba thrilled to be back

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And the 24-year-old proved his worth with a superb individual display, but the France star is adamant United's squad have never paid attention to their critics. Jose Mourinho heaped praise on Paul Pogba after the midfielder dazzled on his return from injury for Manchester United . The former Sweden global when asked to rate himself against other strikers in the Premier League back in February, had said , "lions do not compare themselves to humans". Read More »

Former Wimbledon champion Novotna dies aged 49

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Former Wimbledon singles champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. Tennis stars - past and present - have paid tribute to Novotna and her enormous passion on the court. Novotna had a spectacular career, but is arguably best-remembered for completing one of the most wonderful arcs ever seen at SW19. She ended the afternoon weeping on the shoulder of Katharine, Duchess of Kent. Read More »

Ravens lead Packers 6-0 at halftime

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Baltimore also sacked Hundley six times for 49 lost yards, getting a fumble on one of Terrell Suggs' sacks in the fourth quarter. The Packers were shutout at home by the Baltimore Ravens 23-0. The time for learning has passed. Special teams: Punter Sam Koch landed five punts inside the 20 as the Ravens won the field-position game. Green Bay (5-5) finished with more yards and first downs than Baltimore. Read More »

Antonio Conte defends Danny Drinkwater after midfielder declined England call-up

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The Italian manger has overcome what he calls early-season difficulties to have Chelsea third in the Premier League and close to qualification out of the group stages of the Champions League. "We need all the players and to have different solutions [is good]. Also ( Danny) Drinkwater , now he's starting to play". Pep Guardiola's men have an eight-point lead at the top of the table and Conte says the club will be hard to stop due to their "great" transfer strategy. Read More »

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott ruled out, under evaluation for head injury

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Jay Ajayi looked right at home busting open a 71-yard run, the longest of his National Football League career in the third quarter. However, the failure to produce more points on those drives proved costly, as Philadelphia's offense got rolling and the defense made life incredibly hard for Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the second half. Read More »

Chargers pick off Peterman 5 times in 54-24 win over Bills

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McDermott made a curious decision to start Peterman over Tyrod Taylor earlier this week. When it was announced that Peterman would be the Bills' starter for Week 11, the decision felt even more odd - the Bills were right in the hunt of the AFC Wild Card picture, and Taylor's play had largely been solid on the whole, with 1,600 passing yards, 10 touchdowns, and just three interceptions on the year. Read More »

Who saw this coming? Giants stun Chiefs in overtime | Good, bad, ugly

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New York's winning drive in overtime was set up thanks to a 36-yard reception by receiver Roger Lewis , who also drew a pass interference penalty on Chiefs cornerback Phillip Gaines before Rosas' game-winning field goal. It took until just before the two-minute warning, but the Giants certainly gave their fans a "great show" as Ben McAdoo predicted - and an overtime win. Read More »

Jay Cutler in concussion protocol after loss to Bucs

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The Dolphins are now 4-5 and in the midst of a three-game losing streak that includes losses to the Baltimore Ravens (40-0) and Carolina Panthers (45-21). But Moore's previous time at the helm suggests it might, and that the Dolphins definitely shouldn't be optimistic that a comeback is coming. Fantasy fallout: Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills had a monster day with a career-high 180 receiving yards and a touchdown. Read More »

Redskins lose running back Chris Thompson with ugly leg injury

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Down 15 points, with less than 3 minutes to play, the Saints scored two touchdowns and made a two-point conversion to force overtime. Mark Ingram capped a 131-yard rushing performance with gains of 20 and 31 yards on back-to-back carries in overtime to set up Wil Lutz's winning 28-yard kick. Read More »

Sterling Shepard has migraines, is unlikely to play

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He didn't participate in pregame warmups on Sunday. There are other lineup changes for the Giants, who do not exactly go into this hard matchup with a full deck. And rookie Chad Wheeler will get his first National Football League start - his first significant National Football League playing time, really - at right tackle going against Justin Houston of the Chiefs. Read More »

Lowry in touch with leaders heading into final round in Dubai

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Englishman Fleetwood, who went into the season-defining event at Dubai's Jumeirah Golf Estates course leading the race to find Europe's leading golfer of the year, shot eight birdies in his second round after his disappointing opening 73. "It's very special", said Fleetwood. "I've kept myself in with a chance of the tournament but it's only a big round if I keep it going". "A year and a half ago I was absolutely nowhere in the game, I was a bit lost". Read More »

Man Utd plot cash-plus-Shaw bid for dumped Spurs fullback Rose

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Meanwhile, United's pursuit of unsettled Tottenham full-back Rose took a fresh twist on Saturday when the England star was left out of Pochettino's Spurs squad for the north London derby against Arsenal after reports of a "heated row" between the duo at the club's training ground. Read More »

Yup, the 76ers are still up 20 on the Warriors

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Philadelphia got there by shooting 8-of-12 from three, including Robert Covington's unconscious 5-of-5 from downtown. That being said, the Golden State Warriors remain my favorite to win the title when it's all said and done at the end of the season, but considering their obvious struggles this season, I don't see their road to the Finals being as easy as it was a year ago. Read More »

Spurs blow as Alderweireld faces long spell out

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Alderweireld missed the 1-0 win over Crystal Palace a fortnight ago and Spurs have nine matches before Christmas: the Champions League group games against Borussia Dortmund and APOEL Nicosia, and meetings with West Brom, Leicester, Watford, Stoke, Brighton, Manchester City and Burnley in the Premier League. Read More »

Dolphins linebacker Maualuga cut after overnight battery arrest

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The 30-year-old linebacker was booked into the Turner Guildford Knight Correction Center early Saturday morning. That role had previously been filed by Mike Hull, who was demoted to backup when Maualuga got himself in shape to play. He rushed for 846 yards and 10 touchdowns previous year. Maualuga appeared in six games, starting four, for the Dolphins this season after rookie Raekwan McMillan tore an ACL in the preseason. Read More »

Fiji defeat New Zealand 4-2 in thrilling quarter-final

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Blair's comments didn't go down well with fans on social media. Kiwi coach David Kidwell is surely feeling the heat after successive losses to Tonga and Fiji putting his future under vast pressure. According to the New Zealand Police media center, Wellington District Rugby League World Cup operations commander Inspector Neil Banks said overall the crowd was well behaved, with the Fijian supporters creating a good family atmosphere however there were a few incidents of concern. Read More »

Rafael Nadal awarded 12000 euros by French court over doping accusation

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In April 2016, Nadal wrote to the president of the International Tennis Federation asking for all of his drug-test results and blood profile records to be made public. Nadal was pleased to have cleared his reputation in court. "My motivation was never economic". Bachelot was French Minister of Sports from 2007 to 2010 and then became a regular participant in television debates; in one of those programs in 2016 accused Nadal of doping. Read More »

Barcelona beat Leganes to go seven points clear in La Liga

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Suarez was refreshed after sitting out worldwide duty with Uruguay over the past fortnight and had the ball in the net after just four minutes, but Jordi Alba had already been flagged for offside as he supplied the cross for the former Liverpool striker. Read More »

F365's early loser: Firefighter and arsonist Tony Pulis

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Pulis had commented on Chadli's lack of fitness before the worldwide break but Belgium boss Roberto Martinez still saw fit to start him in two friendlies in the space of four days. The past decade provides a more reliable barometer of Pulis's approach. Jubilant Chelsea fans targeted Pulis, chanting "You're getting sacked in the morning", it now remains to be seen if that will ring true for the Baggies boss. Read More »

Madrid have best kids stockpiled - Simeone

Atletico Madrid welcome city rivals Real Madrid to Estadio Wanda Metropolitano this evening in the first El Derbi showdown to be staged at their plush new 68,000-capacity home. "For people on the outside it's a special match, but for me it's three points and we're going to try and win it. We need to play at full throttle for 90 minutes", said Zidane at a press conference following the last training session ahead of the derby. Read More »