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He led the game-tying drive and positioned Minnesota for the win in overtime, only to see Kai Forbath's replacement, Carlson, squander it twice. Mike McCarthy's playcalling is not the primary story right now because of that call and because of multiple missed field goals from Vikings kicker Daniel Carlson but it also bears mentioning.
  • Detroit Lions vs. New York Jets

    Detroit Lions vs. New York Jets

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    Patricia was in his first game as Detroit's head coach after six years as the New England Patriots' defensive coordinator. The burly man with a bushy beard and a pencil over his right ear moves around a lot, spending time with various position groups during drills to share his expertise on both sides of the ball.
  • Titans takeaways from the Miami Marathon

    Titans takeaways from the Miami Marathon

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    In 2017, Hurricane Irma postponed their Week 1 contest, forcing them to play 16 consecutive games without a bye week. It was his first game since a knee injury sidelined him 21 months ago. The fourth quarter featured three plays of 75 yards or longer, two of them by the home team. You talked before the season that was something you hadn't accomplished yet that you wanted to do.
  • Justin Rose is new world number one despite agony at BMW Championship

    Justin Rose is new world number one despite agony at BMW Championship

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    He will have an unexpected week off before joining the American team for the September 28-30 Ryder Cup in Paris. US PGA Tour officials were skeptical of completing full 72 holes in the BMW Championship after heavy rain wiped out all play on Sunday (Monday in Manila), swamping Aronimink Golf Club.
  • Steelers fail to hold 14-point fourth quarter lead/Tie Browns

    Steelers fail to hold 14-point fourth quarter lead/Tie Browns

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    Again, I think the guys can see that we're an improved football team, but there are some areas we have to clean up and clean up fast, and we will. It feels like a wash ... Getting buried in penalties is nothing new for Pittsburgh, at least early on. Over time, they tend to clean things up. The Browns defense, as dominant as it had been all preseason, got six takeaways: three interceptions and three fumble recoveries, including one off a strip-sack by Myles Garrett.
  • Packers unsure of Rodgers' status for Week 2

    Packers unsure of Rodgers' status for Week 2

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    It marks the fifth-straight time the Bears have lost to the Packers and the fifth-straight opening game loss for the team. The Chicago Bears almost had a superb upset to start the 2018 National Football League season against the rival Green Bay Packers , which was fueled by recently-acquired star Khalil Mack .
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    Watch US Open Live ESPN Stream for Free

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    Facing his semi-final against Argentine Juan Martin del Potro , Nadal hopes to rest before the challenge against an opponent who plays well on all surfaces. "To reach the semifinal again here in NY in my favourite tournament is very special to me", said Del Potro after his eighth win over Isner in 12 meetings.
  • Serena Williams receives WTA backing over sexism claim

    Serena Williams receives WTA backing over sexism claim

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    It was a case she also was heard making to tournament referee Brian Earley and supervisor Donna Kelso, who Williams summoned to the court after Ramos penalized her. There's no such thing as a flawless role model. They've been called a lot more. During the trophy presentation after the final, Williams reaffirmed her role model status.
  • 'I am not a cheat' - Serena accuses tennis of 'sexism'

    'I am not a cheat' - Serena accuses tennis of 'sexism'

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    Now, Serena was angry, and she told the chair umpire that she has never cheated. "I felt like a little kid again". She would rather lose than cheat. That gave her the first violation, which was just a warning. He said, however, in an interview, that such behavior is common and it's no different than any other coach would do. But then when I'm off the court, I just feel like I'm just really weird, so I don't want people to see me.
  • QBs Watson, Brady lock horns again as Texans visit Patriots

    QBs Watson, Brady lock horns again as Texans visit Patriots

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    I still feel that there's things to accomplish. "He's worked diligently to get back to where he is right now". "Why not finish it off?" Bill O'Brien is a good coach and he's got enough talent on both sides of the football to help his team pull off what Reid managed to do in last year's opener.
  • Williams and Osaka set up US Open showdown

    Williams and Osaka set up US Open showdown

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    Safe to say, those losses feel like a lifetime ago. She took each of the six games in the second set, thwarting every attempt by Sevastova to gain any momentum. Her bare-bones technique - just toss the ball and hit it - is also what makes it so hard to read. Osaka's family relocated to the United States when she was three years old, eventually settling in Long Island, New York and later in Florida .
  • Luis Enrique: Sergio Ramos is a chosen one

    Luis Enrique: Sergio Ramos is a chosen one

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    England take on Spain in a Nations League game, in their first home match since returning from the World Cup in Russian Federation. I know the English fans will give the receptions players deserve. "He is a great leader in any situation, a person who drags in and out". Led by Fernando Hierro , Spain surprisingly lost on penalties to the hosts to mark a pretty disastrous World Cup campaign which saw Julen Lopetegui sacked just one day before the tournament started.
  • Fabinho insists no Liverpool regrets

    Fabinho insists no Liverpool regrets

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    After starring in each of Liverpool's nine pre-season games, the 24-year-old midfielder has been overlooked in each of their opening four Premier League outings. Firmino is being a great guy, his family has given good support to me and Alisson . "But what's really going to help is that I play and play very often for my club".
  • Nike's Favorability Takes a Dive After Releasing Colin Kaepernick Ads

    Nike's Favorability Takes a Dive After Releasing Colin Kaepernick Ads

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    Even if it means sacrificing everything" read the Nike ad, which celebrates the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" campaign. And while the #boycottnike hashtag has received about 204,000 Twitter engagements since Monday, the #justdoit hashtag has more than five times the engagements during the same time frame - indicating that while the ad has drawn Nike more scorn, it's also galvanized its supporters.
  • Pete Carroll on a potential Earl Thomas trade

    Pete Carroll on a potential Earl Thomas trade

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    But he is apparently reporting nonetheless, the latest step in a story that began previous year when he began making rumblings of wanting a new contract, and a story that likely has many more chapters to come. Thomas stood to begin losing game checks of $500,000 per weekend if he does not report in time to be on the active roster for the opening game, that is, 24 hours before Sunday's 1:25 p.m.
  • ESPN captures epic shot of Rafael Nadal after marathon match

    ESPN captures epic shot of Rafael Nadal after marathon match

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    ESPN captured that perfectly in a triumphant photo of the 32-year-old. Next up for Serena is a quarterfinal meeting with eighth seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova who advanced with a 6-4, 6-4 win over 18th seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia. "Nobody´s game really matches up well with his", added Thiem who made his first US Open quarter-final with an impressive 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (7/2) win over last year´s runner-up Kevin Anderson, the fifth-seeded South African.
  • Lionel Messi: Juventus are 'clear favourites' to win the Champions League

    Lionel Messi: Juventus are 'clear favourites' to win the Champions League

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    Federation Internationale de Football Association also named Zinedine Zidane, Didier Deschamps and Zlatko Dalic in the final shortlist for coaches. Ronaldo won a third successive Champions League title with Real Madrid in 2017-18, finishing as top scorer in the competition and had Modric as a team-mate.
  • Ryder Cup Announcement Held in West Conshohocken

    Ryder Cup Announcement Held in West Conshohocken

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    That was the most pertinent question after Bjorn picked the 2017 Masters victor along with Paul Casey , Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson to fill out his team to face the U.S.at Le Golf National in Paris later this month. The final United States wildcard looks set to go to Tony Finau . Furyk invited him as part of a small group that played Le Golf National on the weekend before the British Open.
  • Eagles QB Carson Wentz still hasn’t been cleared for contact

    Eagles QB Carson Wentz still hasn’t been cleared for contact

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    Nervous time began in Philadelphia weeks ago, so much that reporters were left to poke and prod at coach Doug Pederson over the status of Carson Wentz . Wentz was in the MVP hunt before tearing his ACL against the Rams. And Nick Foles will be my starter Week One. He also said that if Wentz didn't get the call to start, he would be "kinda" surprised.
  • Raiders send star pass rusher Khalil Mack to Bears in massive trade

    Raiders send star pass rusher Khalil Mack to Bears in massive trade

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    More importantly, Mack's arrival shows that the Bears' defense will a force to be dealt with, and as a whole, that the Bears are ready to win RIGHT NOW! McKenzie didn't have a ton of answers, but he confirmed the long-held belief that the Raiders and Mack never truly came close to signing a long-term deal.
  • Heung-Min Son's Reaction To Asian Games Triumph Is Just Beautiful

    Heung-Min Son's Reaction To Asian Games Triumph Is Just Beautiful

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    A late response by Japan's Ayase Ueda caused jangling nerves but Korea held out and the 20 members of their squad are now spared otherwise compulsory military service on grounds of sporting excellence. Spurs only released their forward to compete as one of three permitted over-age players at the far-flung, under-23 tournament because he pleaded with the London club.
  • Manchester City's Pep Guardiola defends under-pressure Man United boss Jose Mourinho

    Manchester City's Pep Guardiola defends under-pressure Man United boss Jose Mourinho

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    Asked if he could still consider himself one of the greatest managers in the world if he does not win the title with United, Mourinho quoted the German philosopher Hegel. Guardiola asked his players to call on the reserves that saw them to a record-breaking points haul last season by not allowing one negative result to follow another when Newcastle arrive at the Etihad Stadium.
  • Serena Williams slays at US Open in tennis tutu amid catsuit controversy

    Serena Williams slays at US Open in tennis tutu amid catsuit controversy

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    Williams, the victor of 72 career singles titles, has the ability to sense when she has an opponent on the ropes and moved in quickly to deliver the knockout punch, breaking the 68th ranked Pole to open the second. " Olympia doesn't celebrate birthdays", said Williams. The superstructure for the open roof at Ashe trapped the muggy air and amplified the ardent cheering as Williams was introduced before her meeting with Poland's Magda Linette .
  • Khalil Mack trade: National Football League players react to Raiders-Bears deal

    Khalil Mack trade: National Football League players react to Raiders-Bears deal

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    The defensive lineman has been seeking a renegotiated contract that would play him like an elite positional player. The Bears were one of several teams rumored to be in the hunt for Mack, who came with a steep asking price. Pittsburgh could have packaged two first-round picks and linebacker Bud Dupree for Mack and matched something similar to what is being reported about the trade.
  • India vs England, 4 Test, Day 1

    India vs England, 4 Test, Day 1

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    Keep up with all the action here as Sportsmail bring you over-by-over coverage from Southampton , with every run, wicket and talking point. Kohli is presently preparing to take on England in the fourth Test of the 5-match series in Southampton .
  • Venus eyes Serena clash as US Open sweats in sexism storm

    Venus eyes Serena clash as US Open sweats in sexism storm

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    Serena could root without conflict during last year's U.S. Open - the first without her since 2010 - when Venus reached the semifinals for the first time since 2010, only to be ousted in three sets by eventual champion Sloane Stephens . Venus Williams moved into a potential US Open third round duel with sister Serena on Wednesday as a sexism row and extreme heat pushed the Grand Slam event to boiling point.
  • Inter Likely To Be Handed Group Of Death In Champions League

    Inter Likely To Be Handed Group Of Death In Champions League

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    Had the Greek side progressed, Liverpool would have been assigned to a more favourable place in pot two of the draw. Had Benfica lost then Liverpool would have joined Manchester United and Tottenham in pot two . Valencia have made eye-catching signings including Goncalo Guedes from PSG and Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi - they will be unsafe. Galatasaray is the cliched "tough place to go" in the Champions League , while Swiss Super League side Young Boys make their debut in the ...
  • Worrying signs for Man United as Mourinho loses cool

    Worrying signs for Man United as Mourinho loses cool

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    Even so, Rooney believes that the United squad is strong enough to mount an effective challenge to Liverpool and Manchester City , who won the title last season by a record 19-point margin, becoming the first team in English top-flight history to reach 100 points.
  • No. 1 Simona Halep Falls in First Round of U.S. Open

    No. 1 Simona Halep Falls in First Round of U.S. Open

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    Halep, ranked No. 1 in the world, lost to the unseeded but hard-hitting Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4. It was a second straight first-round exit at Flushing Meadows for French Open champion Halep, who dropped her opening match to Maria Sharapova a year ago.
  • The Rush: Odell Beckham Jr. makes bank…and history

    The Rush: Odell Beckham Jr. makes bank…and history

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    It also includes $65 million guaranteed, which is the most guaranteed money a wide receiver has ever gotten. Beckham, who missed most of last season with a broken left ankle, was scheduled to make $8.4m (£6.5m) in the final year of his rookie contract.
  • Abiteboul: Ricciardo believes in Renault project

    Abiteboul: Ricciardo believes in Renault project

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    Grand Prix racing was stunned when Ricciardo revealed his move - but Ricciardo said it was vital the world realised there was more to him than smiles and shoey celebrations. "That was a very unusual story", Marko said on the Red Bull's in-house TV channel, Servus TV . While Ricciardo didn't directly address those claims, he admitted he did have one regret when it came to telling his bosses he was going to leave.
  • Battle of the YouTubers Logan Paul and KSI ends in controversy

    Battle of the YouTubers Logan Paul and KSI ends in controversy

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    His tilt with Logan Paul has opened up an even wider audience to his antics, and a bigger venue to measure up to those expectations. All to jump on board the hype and publicity train. However, The Verge notes that many watched pirated streams of the fight on Twitch or Periscope. KSI appeared to dominate from thereon, particularly in the final round where he seemed to connect with a number of his punches.
  • Will this Manchester City lineup get three points at Wolverhampton?

    Will this Manchester City lineup get three points at Wolverhampton?

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    Watch Wolves vs Manchester City and more Premier League football this season with Sky Sports . It gets no easier for Nuno Espirito Santo and his men on Saturday when the champions are in town. The frightening juggernaut of Manchester City was finally given a reality check by newly-promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday. Manchester City's ideal start to their Premier League title defence was ended with a 1-1 draw at newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday while ...
  • Serie A report Juventus v Lazio 25 August 2018

    Serie A report Juventus v Lazio 25 August 2018

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    Just as it was on Ronaldo's debut last week, when Juventus won 3-2 at Chievo Verona , it was down to his teammates to fire the Bianconeri to victory, with Miralem Pjanic also netting as the seven-time defending champions downed Lazio .
  • What do this weekend’s Premier League fixtures tell us?

    What do this weekend’s Premier League fixtures tell us?

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    Scholes' said: "I hope that is lost in translation, there is no defence for that comment, there is no defence for it". Cities strongest challenge this season could come from last years Champions League runners up Liverpool who with the addition of the 4 exciting signings Alisson, Shaqiri, Fabinho and Keita, have spent over 250 million this calendar year so far! However, it is an objective that looks like it could be one that is unfulfilled.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan hits back at Arsenal critics after 'tough start'

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan hits back at Arsenal critics after 'tough start'

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    The team lost its two opening fixtures - against Manchester City and Chelsea , matches that Unai opted to start with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang upfront. As the season unfolds, Emery could decide to supplant Granit Xhaka, who despite his longer passing range and shooting ability, seems to lack the work ethic and dynamism to feature in the double pivot that Arsenal play with.
  • Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll

    Big Ten places five teams in top 15 of AP preseason poll

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    Alabama is ranked No. 1 (1,505 points, 42 first-place votes), Clemson is No. 2 (1,476; 18), Georgia is No. 3 (1,350), Wisconsin is No. 4 (1,271; one), Ohio State is No. The team with the highest point total leads the rankings . Clemson received 18 first-place votes and, somewhat surprisingly, Wisconsin received one.
  • Halep again has Barty's measure, into Cincinnati semi-finals

    Halep again has Barty's measure, into Cincinnati semi-finals

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    The five-time Cincinnati runner-up ousted Croatian Maric Cilic 6-4 3-6 6-3 in two-and-a-half hours in his bid to claim the only ATP Masters tournament he is yet to win. "In the end, very few points, really, decided victor", said Djokovic. Cilic put out Spanish 13th seed Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6 (9/7), 6-4. "I was serving 100 miles per hour first serve and my arm and my shoulder felt so bad".