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Chiefs-Rams game moved to L.A. over field conditions

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Supposedly, field conditions became an utter disaster following a concert that took place just nine days before the Rams and Chiefs were scheduled to play at Azteca Stadium. 'Until very recently, we had no major concerns. Entering Week 11, the Chiefs and Rams rank as two of the most explosive offenses, with Kansas City averaging 35.3 points per game and L.A. Read More »

Suddenly the playoff-jockeying race is on, and Patriots aren't winning

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Bill [Belichick] was my coach. "Hell yeah, it's personal", said Lewis, who signed a four-year, $19.8 million contract with Tennessee in the offseason. New England looked awful. The defense did an excellent job of smothering the Patriots' receivers and putting pressure on Brady. However their losses this season have proven that they aren't the only ones with tricks up their sleeves - and there are a handful of teams that have been willing to change things up and pull out all the stops to ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho urges Manchester United to sign this World Cup victor

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David Silva and Sergio Aguero put the Citizens in a strong position before Anthony Martial's second-half penalty offered hope of a Manchester United comeback. "They had a lot of possession and we didn't do so much, but after their goal we started to play a little bit and we made it harder for them". Since then, with the exclusion of one game missed through suspension, Nemanja Matic has been ever present in Mourinho's team selections for league encounters. Read More »

Florentino Perez to make manager decision TODAY, Solari to learn fate

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Madrid remained in sixth place, but closed to within four points of leader Barcelona , which lost 4-3 to Real Betis. But, a mere 14 La Liga games and a humiliating 5-1 defeat to Barcelona later and the 52-year-old walked away, with his head hung down after the news was released that Lopetegui was sacked with the defeat at Barcelona the last straw. Read More »

Johnson, pass rush positive signs from Arizona's loss at KC

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They handled their business at home against a two-win team and built an early lead with 20 first-half points. Nearly 30 minutes of possession time , so I mean, we're on the field. Hill led all pass-catchers with 117 yards on the afternoon, and with nine touchdowns now on the year, the third-year wide out already has more receiving touchdowns in just 10 games this season than he did in all of 2017 (7). Read More »

Tsitsipas, De Minaur to meet in Next Gen ATP Finals

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But he did enough to make it two wins in as many meetings with the 19-year-old Australian, who has also enjoyed a good year, in 2018. Stefanos Tsitsipas ends the year ranked 15t following his impressive win at Stockholm and finals run at Barcelona Open and the Rogers Masters. Read More »

United States counting on debutants in Fed Cup title defence

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Making her debut, 19-year-old Kenin pushed Barbora Strycova to three sets on Saturday, before Riske lost to Siniakova, 6-3, 7-6 (2). In 12 head-to-head meetings, the usa have won 10, including the last eight. "I hope I can use this experience", said the 22-year-old Siniakova. "Actually, after the first point I was thinking, you know, you've played so many tie-breaks this year and you won nearly all". Read More »

Saints' Michael Thomas Channels Joe Horn With Cellphone TD Celebration

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Horn, a Saints Hall of Famer who caught 50 touchdown passes for the franchise from 2000-06, will forever be remembered for his controversial 2003 touchdown celebration, which resulted in a $30,000 fine in an era when receivers such as Terrell Owens, Chad Johnson and Horn were regularly coming up with elaborate celebrations. Read More »

Jose Mourinho: We missed Paul Pogba today against Manchester City

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United fought back for a 2-1 victory against the Italian champions in Turin on Wednesday while City cruised through a home game against Ukrainians Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0 and the Portuguese manager was quick to point out that context. "I was making overlapping runs and Martial was just tracking me back and at some point he went 'How old are you?' - I felt like I can play another 10 years!" One thing is a bad performance, another thing is a performance with mistakes. Read More »

Liverpool strike through Salah and go on to defeat Fulham

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After an impeccably-observed minute's silence to mark the centenary of the Armistice in World War I, it was Liverpool who started the stronger. "We scored a clearer goal, which was not offside, and didn't get it". We can not change it. Fulham can not change it. The result left Chelsea in third place on 28 points, two points behind Liverpool and one behind champions Manchester City who were hosting local rivals Manchester United later on Sunday. Read More »

Sloppy Ireland see off Argentina as O'Brien is injured

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They have spent a lot of time together this year and they played like a team. Schmidt has been hailed for developing Ireland during his tenure and they are now the second-ranked side in the world after winning three Six Nations titles under him, even clinching a Grand Slam earlier this year. Read More »

Garcia's lead in Sun City cut to 1 by Oosthuizen

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Garcia improved his 1-shot overnight lead over Louis Oosthuizen , although the gap would have been bigger if not for a two-shot swing Oosthuizen's way on the final hole of the third round at Gary Player Country Club on Saturday. It should be a fun day. "I felt like probably I didn't get much out of my round", Garcia said. Garcia's error-free round was in stark contrast to that of world number six McIlroy, whose level-par 72 was characterised by some wayward driving. Read More »

Messi returns with double but Barcelona lose at home to rampant Betis

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All of that is evidence of the issues that Valverde is dealing with this season. Betis, meanwhile, can toast a momentous win that lifts them up to 12th. Ivan Rakitic was sent off for the Catalans in a calamitous defensive showing. A minute later Firpo led another attack for Betis from the left flank, passing for substitute Sergio Canales to slide and push his cross home. Read More »

Rockets coaches, players think Carmelo Anthony is on his way out

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Carmelo Anthony has taken on a bench role - a role that he wasn't open on taking in his previous teams. It's hardly been a fairy tale story during his time in Houston . " Melo's been great. What he's been doing is backing up the 4". Anthony's unhappiness can't be entirely disconnected to a rough start for the Rockets, as they fell to 4-7 after losing to San Antonio on Saturday. Read More »

Sterling commits to Man City with 2023 deal

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Director of Football at Manchester City , Txiki Begiristain called Sterling's signing a significant moment for the club. "It's completely understandable [to be nervous], especially in that situation with what happened last season, but we reacted well and the goal from Sergio helped us play a lot better". Read More »

49ers aggressively pursued new Falcons pass rusher Bruce Irvin

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The Oakland Raiders released Irvin last weekend, and he spent little time deciding where he'd go next. Irvin, who is an outside linebacker is also an effective pass rusher. In two seasons playing under Quinn, Irvin compiled 88 tackles, 8.5 sacks, five passes defended, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and scored twice. Read More »

Stephen Curry (groin) due for MRI after exiting Warriors' first home loss

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He'll have an MRI on Friday. Golden State Warriors fans can all breathe a sigh of relief. The Warriors training staff will continue to evaluate the results of the MRI and the injury over the next few days. Golden State has won nine straight games, and it is again on pace to rack up close to 70 wins this season, probably. The Bucks had lost two of their previous three games after a 7-0 start and are now 9-2. Read More »

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

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Their next chance to show what they can do comes Sunday afternoon in the home opener against visiting Army at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Coach Mike Krzyzewski called it "a ideal game for us following Kentucky " and said his team's preparation wasn't as at a high enough level beforehand. Read More »

Kevin Anderson rates his chances ahead of ATP Finals

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World number one Novak Djokovic opens his campaign against John Isner at the O2 Arena in London on Monday. "Either it happens or it doesn't", he told Germany's Tennis Magazin this year, referring to the 109. "It's incredible how Roger is still playing well", said Nishikori . He claimed seven titles in 2017 but has just the four so far this year. But Federer does not see why the tournament should be taken away from London. Read More »

3rd ODI: Miller, Du Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

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David Miller on the way to a blistering century. Certainly there was glowing praise even from sometimes parochial Australian pundits for the manner in which the tourists turned the screws before and then in the "death" phase of the home team's stiff run-chase (target 321) at Hobart on Sunday, through their inspiring, three-pronged pace arsenal of Dale Steyn , Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi . Read More »

Dez Bryant Signs With Saints: Details Of His One-Year Deal

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The person spoke to The Associated Press Friday on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced any details of Bryant's medical exam. Last season, Bryant hauled in 69 passes for 838 yards and six touchdowns. Payton said the wideout is expected to make a "full recovery". I love the locker room. The Saints previously placed wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr . on injured reserve. Read More »

Bernardo Silva: Manchester City's artist at work

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They claim that the criticism they have faced is an "organised and clear" attempt to damage their reputation. How do I watch online live streaming of the Manchester City vs Manchester United Premier League match? "My heart says United will win 2-1 because they'll basically stay in the game and score two late goals after City failed to kill them off". Read More »

Ill Maurizio Sarri unhappy with Chelsea performance in Belarus

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The 26-year-old is now finally starting to take some of his chances but still failed to convert his brace into a hat-trick against Crystal Palace as he squandered a late chance. Speaking of undefeated records, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has history in his sights this weekend. We have been improving and have four wins from five. Read More »

Pakistan dominate Black Caps, level series

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Junaid has also been ruled out of the third ODI against New Zealand on Sunday. According to a source in the PCB, the doctors have advised Imam to rest for the next 72 hours. But if they're to win a third successive one-day cricket worldwide series decider in the United Arab Emirates against Pakistan , early on Monday (NZT), normal transmission needs to resume. Read More »

Tottenham scrapes by Crystal Palace for win

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Six of those wins have come by a one-goal margin. Signed from Estudiantes in the 2017 offseason, Foyth is getting a run in the first team only because of an injury crisis that has robbed Tottenham this season of nine of its 12 players who featured in the World Cup in Russian Federation. Read More »

Out-of-favour Liverpool Star Denies Celebrating Reds' Defeat

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Liverpool's front trio of Sadio Mane , Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino have been disappointing so far against the heavyweights but must exhibit their quality versus the Serbian Supergiants. "You can't give teams that start", Liverpool midfielder James Milner said. After that, they face Napoli at Anfield in what could be the decider for Champions League qualification. Read More »