• Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw at Southampton

    Lukaku scores as lacklustre United rescue draw at Southampton

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    Mourinho made five changes to the side that beat Young Boys in the Champions League, with injuries forcing the Portuguese to deploy three central defenders. 'We lost so many balls in midfield, that was hard to have that continuity, ' Mourinho said in a post-match interview. 'I thought Scott (McTominay) and (Nemanja) Matic, they did a very positive job for two midfield players (playing in defence), and Phil Jones leads that group of three in a way that we were totally in control.
  • Chelsea fans praise Callum Hudson-Odoi after debut goal for club

    Chelsea fans praise Callum Hudson-Odoi after debut goal for club

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    Hudson-Odoi was proving lively and another Chelsea youngster, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, forced a superb fingertip save from Alexandros Paschalakis with a fizzing 25-yard drive. "Every time I got the ball I just wanted to do what I do normally, keep it simple at times but do my stuff, and as soon as I got the goal I couldn't believe it".
  • Andy Robertson backs Liverpool foodbank appeal ahead of Merseyside derby

    Andy Robertson backs Liverpool foodbank appeal ahead of Merseyside derby

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    Marco Silva believes the Merseyside derby has "the power" to propel Everton's development and his players should not fear Sunday's visit to Liverpool. "And in the best case, against the same opponent again". They don't have the same respect for us that they have for Man City, for example. We are used to that.
  • Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

    Spurs can 'beat everyone' claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of Arsenal clash

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    But now we need to focus on Arsenal on Sunday - another massive game for us". While we dominated the first period, it was much more even in the second half with both sides showing plenty of attacking intent. "Of course we have to show again a great level and compete at our best". "Hopefully, PSV will play the game with passion and desire, which will make things hard for Inter".
  • Game Centre: Raptors knock off Warriors in overtime despite Durant’s 51

    Game Centre: Raptors knock off Warriors in overtime despite Durant’s 51

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    Thursday night Kawhi looked every bit of the elite two-way player that Toronto traded for, and he will be the team's go-to guy as the stakes continue to get higher. A mesmerizing bit of back-and-forth passing between Kyle Lowry and Leonard befuddled the Warriors and ended in a bucket. With 22 seconds left, and the Raptors clutching a three-point lead, Andre Iguodala had a clear path to the basket but was whistled for travelling, and Siakam iced the victory with three free throws in the ...
  • Neymar, PSG antics leave Liverpool's Klopp frustrated

    Neymar, PSG antics leave Liverpool's Klopp frustrated

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    Napoli beat Red Star Belgrade 3-1 on Wednesday, and Liverpool have to win by two goals at home to the Italians in a fortnight if they are to progress. Not for the first time, Neymar was rolling around on the pitch, to the clear annoyance of the visitors. "But to have it in your own hands going into the last game and having a home game - we'd like to have it sewn up by now, sure we would - but I don't think you can ask for anything else".
  • Bengals QB Dalton's X-Rays on thumb negative

    Bengals QB Dalton's X-Rays on thumb negative

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    The Bengals already were missing cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick , receiver A.J. Green and left tackle Cordy Glenn , inactive with injuries. They've won back-to-back games by double digits for the first time since 2013. These aren't your father's Cleveland Browns . Andy Dalton is out for the rest of the season with an injured thumb on his passing hand, another significant blow to a Bengals team that has fallen apart in the past month.
  • Pundit Perplexed with Sarri's Kante Decision

    Pundit Perplexed with Sarri's Kante Decision

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    When the ball is on the left, he has to stay very close to Jorginho. "If you don't have the determination then maybe you don't have the character in the mind, I wanted to understand this". On Monday they were all together, but the situation was similar. And I think this one is not one of the best characteristics of Kante. Chelsea have an opportunity to respond against PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday, when a point will confirm their passage into the round of 32.
  • Anthony Davis trade to Lakers has been 'in the works of years'

    Anthony Davis trade to Lakers has been 'in the works of years'

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    Kyrie Irving led the way for the Celtics on this night, too, with 26 points (with a 5-for-10 mark from three-point land) and 10 assists in 31 minutes of action. Washington stayed at home and defeated the Houston Rockets, 135-131, in overtime Monday night. "We've got to find a way to take it on the road now".
  • Watch Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 Live Stream Video on Fite

    Watch Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz 3 Live Stream Video on Fite

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    Not that it was ever truly realistic, but don't expect to see Jon Jones feuding with Chuck Liddell again after what went down Saturday at Golden Boy MMA's inaugural event. You're not taking eight years off, coming back in my cage and trying to stop me. Chuck, thank you. You pushed me hard, dude. You made me work super hard.
  • Texas A&M's Mond Named Walter Camp FBS National Player of the Week

    Texas A&M's Mond Named Walter Camp FBS National Player of the Week

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    Late Saturday night, LSU radio sideline reporter Gordy Rush said on WDGL-FM that the man wearing the red shirt in the photo is the man who punched Kragthorpe. Kragthorpe, 53, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011 and has worn a pacemaker to stimulate his brain since past year. Nearly two hours after LSU dumped Gatorade on their coach in premature celebration, the Texas A&M Aggies prevailed, 74-72.
  • Australia drop Ashley-Cooper and Beale for bringing women into hotel room

    Australia drop Ashley-Cooper and Beale for bringing women into hotel room

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    Cannon said Scott Johnson, now Scotland director of rugby, was his favoured candidate to coach the Wallabies should the board decide Cheika must go. The outstanding back-rower has been named in the national team to face England this Sunday morning (AEDT) at Twickenham despite having not fully trained this week.
  • Marcus Rashford Won't Get Better Under Jose Mourinho - Former Premier League Star

    Marcus Rashford Won't Get Better Under Jose Mourinho - Former Premier League Star

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    The Belgium global led his country to a third place finish at the World Cup in Russian Federation and had made an impressive start for the Blues in the Premier League this season. "And Paul, we knew with this break he would recover from that small muscular injury, so we don't have players I can say are out of the game". Kante joins Pedro Rodriguez and Marcos Alonso in signing contract extensions at Chelsea but decisions remain to be made about David Luiz, Cesc Fabregas, Olivier Giroud and ...
  • Nittany Lions No. 12 In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

    Nittany Lions No. 12 In Latest College Football Playoff Rankings

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    But these games are also the most exciting and meaningful games of the season to the players, coaches and fan bases, as rivalry games bring out the greatest emotions, energy and effort. MSU is 6-5 overall and 4-4 in the Big Ten and are bowl eligible for the 11th time in 12 seasons under Dantonio. Is it an undefeated UCF team without McKenzie Milton? At that point Notre Dame would likely reach the playoff no matter what it does against Southern California this weekend.
  • Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec

    Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec

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    Carlos Ghosn continues to be the chairman of Renault and Mitsubishi . Although the Nissan board sacked Ghosn and Kelly, they have made it clear they want to their alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi survive. Prosecutors from the Japanese tax department have already raided the Nissan's Yokohama headquarters while the Renault board is expected to meet soon to decide Mr.
  • McLaren reveal one-off livery for Alonso's final race

    McLaren reveal one-off livery for Alonso's final race

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    Although Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the drivers' championship at the Mexican Grand Prix before helping his team Mercedes complete the double in Brazil, there is still much to play for in terms of constructors' points for the chasing pack behind - certainly when millions in prize money is still at stake.
  • Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth

    Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth

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    Arsenal have announced their starting side and substitutes to take on Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side in a Premier League clash at Dean Court. "With Arsene, they became an attacking team, with players who were good on the ball". The process with him is that in this worldwide break, it is to finish training with us every day to start playing, little by little. But Sunday is another test, and a big test against a team that are behind us.
  • J.R. Smith parting ways with Cleveland Cavaliers

    J.R. Smith parting ways with Cleveland Cavaliers

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    Smith "will no longer play or attend the Cavs' games". "I think that was always the plan". When LeBron James enters Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday for the first and only time this season there will be loud cheers and perhaps a smattering of boos.
  • Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

    Kylian Mbappé and Neymar suffer injuries ahead of Liverpool clash

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    PSG confirmed in a brief medical statement that Neymar has been diagnosed with "a right adductor strain", while Mbappe has "a bruised right shoulder". While signs are positive for his availiablity for a crucial Champions League match against Liverpool next week, the source said that he is likely to miss PSG's match against Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
  • Van Dijk consoles grieving ref with 'tears in his eyes'

    Van Dijk consoles grieving ref with 'tears in his eyes'

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    Assistant coach Dwight Lodeweges scribbled down a teamsheet with captain Van Dijk up front alongside Luuk de Jong and it turned out to be an absolute masterstroke. After missing out on qualifying for the finals of both Euro 2016 and this year's World Cup, Van Dijk said the priority is to get the Dutch to the Euro 2020 finals.
  • Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains late decisions in loss to Seahawks

    Packers coach Mike McCarthy explains late decisions in loss to Seahawks

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    The Packers DST was not expected to have a big game in Week 11. Aaron Rodgers - look at the weeks he does it. It hopped in front of the intended receiver, and instead of going for it on fourth down, Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy opted to punt with more than 4 minutes remaining and the Packers still having one timeout.
  • Green leaves game with lower back tightness

    Green leaves game with lower back tightness

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    Kyrie Irving , though, had other ideas. Al Horford #42 and Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics look on during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 25, 2018 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. More importantly, Tatum stopped settling for jumpers and attacked the rim. "Not too often during the regular season we get to have games like this", Irving said.
  • England Sniff Victory In Second Test vs Sri Lanka

    England Sniff Victory In Second Test vs Sri Lanka

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    Jack Leach admitted England's game plan took a wrong turn on day two in Kandy but believes the prospect of bowling last on a spinning pitch offers a reason for optimism. Stokes, who batted at number five in his team's opening win last week, was boosted up the order in the latest bid to find a solid number three. "We got a 46 runs lead, its a huge score for us when they play in the second innings.
  • Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles

    Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles

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    NFL Executive Vice President of International Mark Waller said the league has worked extensively with the stadium, Estadio Azteca, for months to prepare and didn't have any major concerns until recently. Two recent events apparently damaged the hybrid playing surface, a combination of grass and synthetic filler. A recent concert at Estadio Azteca reportedly left the field in poor condition, and recent efforts to fix or replace the playing surface apparently had not quelled fears over potential ...
  • Djokovic sweeps past Zverev at ATP Finals

    Djokovic sweeps past Zverev at ATP Finals

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    Cilic had a 7-3 advantage over the 33-year-old American, but Isner had won three of their last four matches. Zverev, who won his opening group game against Marin Cilic , now needs to beat John Isner to guarantee qualification for the semis but Antic is expecting big things regardless of what happens this week.
  • Draymond Green NBA trade rumors: Nets, Knicks among favorites

    Draymond Green NBA trade rumors: Nets, Knicks among favorites

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    As he dribbled over the half court line, it became clear that Green had no real plan on what he was going to do with the ball. Golden State Warriors stars Draymond Green , Andre Iguodala and Kevin Durant . The words do look a lot like "that's why I'm out", but we'll leave that for you to decide. And Durant has said he doesn't want to be recruited. The Warriors (12-3) still hold the West's best record and bounced back with a 110-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in which ...
  • Kyle Walker deletes tweet mocking Man United after Man City derby win

    Kyle Walker deletes tweet mocking Man United after Man City derby win

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    But while he stopped short of criticising Mourinho, the 37-year-old said the style of football employed - Anthony Martial's penalty was United's only shot on target - would not go down well with fans if the results were not good. "Every player was saying the same thing: 'OK, guys, don't do the same as a year ago, be careful, pay attention.' So when we came back on the pitch, we played better than the first half, so won the derby".
  • Rams make late defensive stand, hold off Seahawks 36-31

    Rams make late defensive stand, hold off Seahawks 36-31

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    The Rams offense continues to excel and put points on the board while the defense continues to be inconsistent and as of yesterday, terribly undisciplined. Talib also praised his replacements in the secondary and had encouraging words for fellow starter Marcus Peters, who criticized himself after last week's loss to New Orleans.
  • Chelsea Boss Maurizio Sarri Speaks About Title Race

    Chelsea Boss Maurizio Sarri Speaks About Title Race

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    I guess when I am on the floor I can win free-kicks, so every free-kick with Chelsea is a chance to score more goals". The Blues play Fulham, Wolves, Manchester City , Vidi FC, Brighton, Bournemouth, Leicester , Chelsea and Crystal Palace in the final month of the year.
  • Nets guard LeVert won't need surgery for dislocated foot

    Nets guard LeVert won't need surgery for dislocated foot

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    LeVert landed badly on his right leg and was in immediate pain, with teammates and rival players visibly distressed as they realised the severity of the injury. He is averaging 18.4 points and is the only player in the league this season to convert multiple go-ahead baskets with less than 10 seconds remaining in regulation or overtime.
  • Carmelo Anthony won’t join Rockets on trip to Denver

    Carmelo Anthony won’t join Rockets on trip to Denver

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    Anthony has played in 10 games this season, averaging 13.4 points and 5.4 rebounds, shooting 40.5% from the field and 32.8% from the three-point line. "Melo's been great here", Paul said. "We've been extremely happy with his approach", Morey said. That removing one player - who doesn't even start - could have such a positive impact is incredible.
  • Dez Bryant Will Sign With the Saints on Thursday

    Dez Bryant Will Sign With the Saints on Thursday

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    Outside of Thomas, however, the Saints have received lukewarm production from the wide receiver position. But as I wrote when Bryant was released by Dallas, Payton must now strike a balance between what Bryant is capable of and what might not fit in New Orleans' precision offense.
  • Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic top the bill for London finale

    Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic top the bill for London finale

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    Alexander Zverev is at the sharp end of that group, a precocious talent who hit 6ft 6in while still a teenager, has been mentored by Federer, and has won three Masters titles from five finals. While nobody would be foolish enough to suggest Federer will not make it past 109, Connors can breathe fairly easily for now. Djokovic, for example, enjoys a better head-to-head win ratio against nearly all these players-25-22 against Federer, 1-1 against Zverev, 7-1 against Anderson, 16-2 against ...
  • Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of Manchester Derby

    Mourinho takes swipe at Aguero ahead of Manchester Derby

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    His second pop singled out Sergio Aguero - who was caught up in an apparent head-butting incident that saw Marouane Fellaini sent off when United played City in April previous year. "At the moment, he has Lindelof and Smalling but they don't inspire confidence throughout the team and as soon as that transfer window opens I'm sure they will be out looking for centre-backs again".
  • Moeen Ali helps England cruise to victory over Sri Lanka

    Moeen Ali helps England cruise to victory over Sri Lanka

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    Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Following a positive rhythm with the white ball, England took on Sri Lanka with the red ball in Galle International Stadium, Galle .