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Nerlons Noel needs surgery, Brett Brown more cautious on Ben Simmons

During the ProBasketballTalk podcast with Sixers coach Brett Brown, you could hear the frustration in his voice. I did mention a hopeful January return. Also Friday, the Sixers said that guard Jerryd Bayless has chosen to pursue a "non-surgical option" to address the nagging left wrist injury that prevented him from participating in any preseason games. Read More »

They're thanking him with wedding gifts

Tonight, 37-year old John Lackey faces a man almost half his age in 20-year old Julio Urias, the first 20-year old to start a playoff game since Bret Saberhagen in 1985. After a string of injuries, he was called up to play for the Cleveland Indians, who were one win away from the World Series. Dreams of a Cubs championship are in serious jeopardy if they can not win tonight against the Dodgers . Read More »

Arsene Wenger: 'Premier League like a jungle'

And after a 1-1 draw in Paris in their first match, Iwobi thinks Arsenal are in prime position to win the group. "Let's not be too quick on the verdict". Looking at Wenger in his tracksuit, ready to hit the fresh air at London Colney as he prepares his team to try to extend their seven-game winning streak, he does not now look an obvious target for ageism. Read More »

Carlos Hyde watches practice with arm in a sling

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Davis (1.8 yards per carry) and Draughn (2.1 yards per carry) have worked as the primary backups to Hyde in 2016, combining for 73 yards on 36 carries. Davis said he's approaching this week in practice and Sunday's game like he always does: He has something to prove. "I know I obviously always feel like I've got to get better and there's a lot of things that I did miss in that game I feel like I've got to correct in the game, so I have just got to be more prepared". Read More »

DT McDonald back at Bucs practice; Murphy absent

This past week the team was also without defensive tackles Gerald McCoy and Clinton McDonald and running back Charles Sims , who was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury, while Joe Hawley missed part of the game with a knee injury. Read More »

We just kept losing wickets, says India captain MS Dhoni

Brimming with confidence after a convincing victory in the first One-Day International (ODI), limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will eye another big win when favourites India take on New Zealand in the second match of the five-match rubber at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Thursday. Read More »

Slaven Bilic frustrated as no end in sight for Andy Carroll injury

Finally on track after a disastrous start to the season, West Ham United seek their first winning streak of the season Saturday when they host last-place Sunderland at Olympic Stadium. He looks good and the medical team have done a great job so we are all delighted. However, Ayew avoided having to have surgery, and following his rehabilitation, the 26-year-old is now back. Read More »

Ivory Coast drawn against ex-coach Renard at Nations Cup

The Israeli's seemingly unusual behaviour was initially interpreted as a protest at the fierce criticism of him after Ghana's disappointing 0-0 home draw in the opening game of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers last month. Looking at all the teams that have been place into the four pots ahead of the draw there are no pushovers and Chidzambwa said it is important that the focus is on preparations rather than wish if we had avoided certain teams in the group stages. Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to be clinical after Anfield miss

United's three-time player of the year is playing behind what Smalling feels is an increasingly compact defence - a backline that is set to come up against a familiar face on Thursday. United's stifling display at Anfield brought to mind Chelsea's 2-0 win there under Mourinho in April 2014, which served to torpedo Liverpool's hopes of league title glory. Read More »

Date Set for Joshua v Klitshcko

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He'll probably fight Australia's Lucas Browne for it December 10, in a considerably less appealing fight HBO will televise from somewhere in Germany. "Wladimir Klitschko has told us that he wants to fight for the WBA world title and so we are at quite an important stage". Read More »

Dez Bryant predicts that Ezekiel Elliott will eclipse 2000 rushing yards

Bryant said Elliott's sights shouldn't just be set on Eric Dickerson's rookie record of 1,808 rushing yards. Those who watched Elliott run at Ohio State aren't likely that surprised at his success. Simpson. During that season, Dickerson rushed for 1,808 yards. Elliott was more than willing to talk about his 157-yard game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Read More »

Johnson, Cardinals roll past listless Jets 28-3

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Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Deone Bucannon (20) pressures New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fi ... "I mean, he barely had time to throw". We had one little lapse with a couple penalties, but coming up with the (two) turnovers was big. Read More »

Bills' McCoy to invite police to game; SF, Kaepernick next

Helping matters is that San Francisco's offense practiced against Jim O'Neil's defensive scheme all offseason. "I'm anxious about the quarterback, " he added. Since they fired Greg Roman (a former Niners offensive coordinator too), the Bills are 3-0 and seem to have found a groove here early fall. Since Sammy Watkins was placed on injured reserve , Taylor's top two receiving targets, Robert Woods and Charles Clay , haven't been able to produce over fifty yards receiving in the ... Read More »

Geno Smith's Fantasy Outlook After Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Benched

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But his first six games this season had been disastrous: five touchdowns, 11 interceptions and a 63.4 passer rating, the worst in the N.F.L. Jets plan to name Geno Smith their new starting QB today, per league sources. On the Cardinals' second drive of the night, Johnson took a handoff to the left side, burst through a hole and weaved around several Jets defenders before exploding down the sideline for a 58-yard touchdown run. Read More »

Without TE Jordan Reed, Redskins can lean on Vernon Davis

The NFC East division has been somewhat overlooked the past several years, but so far in 2016 it's the only division in the National Football League that has all four teams at or above the.500 mark. And I'm proud of that. And it is an honor to be an NFC East champion. "I really don't want people to get in bickering matches with the media". But in all seriousness, to claim that you're the best team in the division based on last year's division title is just ridiculous. Read More »

American boss Bob Bradley makes early impact on Swansea players

Walcott put Arsenal two up and in cruise control and then Granit Xhaka's mistake allowed Gylfi Sigurdsson to pull one back with a brilliant finish before half time . Walcott has five goals in eight league appearances after scoring a brace in Saturday's 3-2 win over Swansea City at the Emirates Stadium. The two goals were poor and we gave away a lot of bad passes. Read More »

GST: No consensus reached over tax rates, says Jaitley

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Food items are proposed to be exempt from the tax and 50 percent of the items of common usage will be exempt to keep the inflation under check, sources in the Council said. The Union government has proposed a four-slab rate structure, with two standard rates of 12% and 18%. The Congress today indicated it won't support the passage of the GST law in Parliament if serious flaws like multi-layered tax rates without a reasonable cap and reckless exclusion of products become part of the bill. Read More »

Buccaneers place WR Vincent Jackson on IR with knee injury

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Jackson suffered a knee injury during the team's Week 5 win over the Carolina Panthers, and an MRI examination revealed that the 12th-year receiver had suffered an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament ( ACL ). His season might be over with just 15 catches, 173 yards and zero touchdowns. He finished the game with three receptions for 36 yards, but two of those catches came on the final, game-winning drive. Read More »

New York Jets finally bench Fitzpatrick on MNF

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As close as Arians is with Bowles, there were mixed emotions -"I'm glad it's over". "Of course, man, I am, always, and that's not just me", he said . "Our coach has been harping on us about that", Johnson said. Using wide receiver J.J. Matt Forte was mostly an afterthought, finishing with 19 yards on nine carries, and the Jets managed 33 yards on 14 carries overall. Read More »

Prescott throws 3 TD passes, Cowboys beat Packers 30-16

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP ) - The Dallas Cowboys' dynamic rookie duo is showing no signs of slowing down. By halftime, he had the most yards on the ground by one runner against the Packers this season, with 60 on 12 carries. Mike McCarthy would like another running back before the Green Bay Packers have to play Thursday night against the Chicago Bears. "You look at those giveaways yesterday, every single one of them was avoidable", McCarthy said. Read More »

Dodgers First Baseman Adriano Gonzalez Refused to Stay in Trump Hotel

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Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez admitted to a subtle circumvention of that norm as well. Gonzalez admitted recently when asked that he "didn't stay there" saying "I had my reasons". The Dodgers' slugger made accommodations to stay elsewhere during that trip, presumably because the hotel is owned by Donald Trump, according to JP Hoornstra of the Long Beach Press-Telegram . Read More »

Barcelona vs. Manchester City live stream

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Manchester City will think the Barcelona defence is vulnerable, although full backs Jordi Alba and Sergi Roberto will be available. Former Barcelona boss Guardiola returns to the city on Wednesday as his new side take on the Catalans in the Champions League. Read More »

Mahrez Leads Leicester To Third Straight UCL Win

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A solitary goal from Riyad Mahrez ensured Leicester City maintained their 100 per cent Champions League record with a 1-0 win over Copenhagen at the King Power Stadium to leave them on the brink of the knockout stages. "The most important thing was to be solid because Copenhagen is hard to play against - all the players are strong and physical", Mahrez said. "It's not about me getting revenge, it's about FC Copenhagen getting a good game", said Solbakken. Read More »

Martial and Mkhitaryan miss out as Rooney remains benched

Klopp can also count upon an impressive record in head-to-head battles with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. "Last season, Liverpool had 14 shots on target and United had one and the result was zero-one". He concluded: " In the end a game can change when one team goes in to the lead or something, so we don't know exactly what they will do but I am sure they won't come here to defend only ". Read More »

Atletico and Real stay on top

Clarence Seedorf, UEFA's global ambassador for diversity and change, said: "Diversity is a strength, not a weakness". "We must prepare every well, focus on the job at hand and make life hard for them from the first minute to the last". "We came here to play our best and whatever happens, happens". "I have good and intelligent players". Leicester City's English-born Jamaican defender Wes Morgan (2nd L) clears the ball during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and ... Read More »

Holebas gives Watford win at Middlesbrough in Premier League

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Boro's sole win this term remains the 2-1 triumph at Sunderland in August. "When they scored it was impossible to play". Boro's imperious defence of the previous seasons has been more porous than it has been accustomed to, but Downing says that the quality of the dressing room isn't in question. Read More »

Arsenal scores controversial late victor at Burnley

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It was the kind of game we could've won 1-0 and we could've lost 1-0 as well. "What is surprising is how quickly he has integrated into the team at the back and how quickly they have formed a pair that works well together". "Our analyst has it at six seconds over time, which is a lot", he said. You have to play until the referee blows the whistle. "He was the man who gave me the chance to move to a big club", Koscielny told Goal at Clairefontaine. Read More »

Rajput Regiment soldier martyred in firing by Pakistan along Line of Control

The base attacked serves as the local headquarters of the counter-insurgency military unit and is situated in the vicinity of the fortified Line of Control (LoC), the de facto border that divides Kashmir between India and Pakistan. Toner further said the USA stands by its stance over Kashmir. "There is no concern, the chapter is over", the official said referring to the raid India says it carried out. Read More »