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Broncos' Wade Phillips taken to hospital after hit by Chargers RB

Midway through the second quarter, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon went out of bounds after an interception and knocked Phillips to the ground, where he remained as trainers attended to him. A team of medical professionals examined Phillips on the sidelines and several players took a knee nearby. He missed the Broncos' next game, at San Diego against the Chargers. Read More »

Bale signs to stay at Real Madrid until 2022

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FC's Ross Dyer takes us on a journey through a special global break edition of the Sweeper. The 27-year-old moved to Real from Spurs for £85 million back in 2013. Time will inevitably catch up with Ronaldo - although judging by his hat-trick against Alaves, that it still a little way away - and Bale is an ideal, and less demanding, talisman to take Real Madrid forward into their next decade. Read More »

Why Managing Chelsea is bad for my health, admits Antonio Conte

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And Azpilicueta has revealed he has helped the Super Eagles forward adapt to the defensive side of his new role. "I think he is a complete midfielder, not only a defensive midfielder. "But to be ambitious you must work a lot". We have four pitches here and I run around them. He's a very good player. And to be ambitious, to work for the maximum always. Read More »

Alex Smith suffers concussion in Chiefs' win over Colts

Rookie center Ryan Kelly said the linemen have grown tight as a group, and that makes it easier to deal with the shifting personnel each week. Later, the Patriots (6-1) take their two-game AFC East lead to Buffalo to face the second-place Bills (4-3), while the Lions (4-3) seek their fourth win in a row on the road versus the AFC South-leading Texans (4-3). Read More »

Cibulkova upsets Kerber to win WTA Finals title

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Dominika Cibulkova produced a shock at the WTA Finals in Singapore by defeating Angelique Kerber in Sunday's final. If Kerber's semi-final showing was about the head game and having it all together, Cibulkova showed heart in her come-from-behind win against Kuznetsova. Read More »

Cam Newton speaks out about 'bullcrap' officials, doesn't feel safe

Jonathan Stewart rushed 25 times for 95 yards and two touchdowns and caught 1-of-2 targets for 25 yards in the Panthers' Week 8 win over the Cardinals. The league and NFL Players Association conducted investigations after Newton took several hits to the head in the season opener against the Denver Broncos, but was never removed from the game. Read More »

Refereeing 'fantastic' in United draw - Faria

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Cracks were beginning to appear in the United patience as Ander Herrera picked up a yellow card for a late challenge before Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands after complaining about a penalty appeal not given for a tackle on Matteo Darmian. Read More »

Ibrahimovic almost broke my arm - Heaton

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Many fans came to a simple conclusion. Heaton was pleased with his performance and one save from Ibrahimovic in particular. "We just managed to defend the box, block that final little pass and disrupt them a little bit which can be hard". Read More »

Browns fans unfurl misspelled Dawg Pound banner

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They've got a lot on their minds. The Cavaliers are the defending National Basketball Association champions, and the Indians are one win away from a World Series victory, so things have been looking up for Cleveland sports. The Indians are on the verge of winning the World Series. Two out of three ain't bad, but the third Cleveland sports team is very much not on the same level as the other two. Read More »

Maffeo backs Guardiola to end winless spell

City , who began the season with 10 successive wins, have now gone five games without victory after being held by Southampton at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Clichy said: "Vinnie is a massive player for us". "After it went very good and I am happy with my performance, but unlucky with the result". "I think [Eden] Hazard was the same age as me when he played so it's a little bit odd to say this guy is young and the other guy is old enough to play". Read More »

Romo throws in practice for 1st time since August injury

If the Cowboys are 7-1 after the next two weeks, it will be very hard for head coach Jason Garrett to go back to Romo, even if he's healthy and ready to play. "My oldest son and the dog himself they are like Jerry Jones", Weeks said. "But in Pee Wee ball, or high school football, that is what turns my stomach because they are being taught by some people who don't really know football". Read More »

Kevin Durant, Steph Curry double-team analogy for Warriors' bad opener

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry led the Warriors , scoring a combined 53 points on 20-of-36 shooting - but it wasn't near enough, thanks largely to just 27 defensive rebounds. If the Warriors win a title, they will do something that has never been done before. "I know I was", Kerr told reporters. Durant made a 14-footer 65 seconds into the game and hit his first four shots. Read More »

Washington Huskies vs Utah Utes Open Thread

It's drawn College GameDay to Salt Lake City, and Saturday's Washington-Utah game could be the Pac-12's best for the rest of the regular season. Gaskin has three straight 100-yard games, including 128 yards and a touchdown last week against Oregon State. Read More »

Claudio Ranieri 'proud' of Leicester in Europe but 'angry' over domestic form

It's just psychological. When you are playing in the Champions League your mind is more concentrated, you are more focused on the match. "We knew it would be tough". On the pitch, though, it was Leicester who carried the greater threat, despite the visitors dominating possession. "If Leicester can keep up this form, and the likes of Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy and Islam Slimani can provide the threat to supplement the defensive resilience that won the Premier League, then there may be ... Read More »

Lewandowski urges patience over Bayern contract talks

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Neuer would likely have a shutout here, had it not been for a Mats Hummels' brain fart that led to Koo Ja-Cheol's second half goal. The Poland striker returned the compliment for Robben to double the Bavarians' lead 120 seconds later with a close-range tap-in. Read More »

Spurs dominate Warriors in Durant's debut

Judging by results on the opening night, at least, the Cavs don't appear to be in any mood to relinquish their throne, and the Warriors don't look like the team who are going to take it away from them. The Warriors were mugged on the glass, losing the rebounding battle 54-35, with San Antonio snatching 21 on offense and turning them into 26-4 advantage in second-chance points. Read More »

The Big 12 owes a lot of people an apology

ESPN reports that several members of the Big 12 favored expansion, but chose to go along with the decision once they realized they would not be able to reach the required number to expand. The conference officials also sent out a memo of talking points regarding the decision, including that there was a unanimous consensus on the decision as well as the desire to stick with 10 teams. Read More »

Unlike Mourinho, Guardiola is happy in Manchester

After a phenomenal start to the season, Guardiola has now hit his first first slump as City manager. "He was injured many times". " We gave everything and at the moment we are not getting what we deserve ", the France global told the City website. Read More »

This tennis player chopped off her ponytail mid-match!

Agnieszka Radwanska returns to the scene of her greatest triumph next week when she opens the defence of her WTA Finals title and the 27-year-old Pole is the first to admit that luck can be as important as skill to emerge victorious in Singapore . Read More »

Ajayi rushes for 214 yards to help Miami beat Bills 28-25

I felt great going into my cuts, warming up, running, cutting, I felt good. Gase said he could tell as soon as the Dolphins returned from Seattle that Ajayi was committed to having a positive impact on the team this year. "I wouldn't have called you insane because it's something that I envisioned for myself". "He ran hard", Bills head coach Rex Ryan said of the second-year back. Read More »

Court hearing on potential Ontario ban of Indians name, logo

Cardinal's lawyers argued that allowing the "offensive and racist" name and logo to be displayed would do just that to indigenous people, affecting their "dignity and self-respect". "Cardinal ought to be able to watch the game, like every other person in Canada, without suffering from racial discrimination". The team has been criticised for years for perpetuating stereotypes about indigenous people with their name and brand. Read More »

Pirri scores twice as Rangers thump Bruins

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After seven games, the B's have been outscored 10-4 in the second period. Down 2-0 after the first, the Rangers scored three times in the final 10:44 of the second. It was not all positive for the Rangers in the second period, with Dan Girardi missing two shifts following a hit from Pastrnak - who was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head. Read More »

Canadiens push hard to defeat Islanders

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Al Montoya, who played for the Islanders from 2010-12, stopped 26 shots in his first start since October 18. The New York Rangers reeled off five unanswered goals in the final two periods to earn a 5-2 success against the Boston Bruins. Read More »

Wade leads Bulls in opener

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As much as Isaiah Thomas (25 points, 10-of-15 shooting) did to pull his team close down the stretch, he missed some critical free throws and Boston couldn't keep Taj Gibson from finishing a couple of key buckets in the paint. "We have an idea about where we want him with his minutes, we've talked about that with him", Hoiberg said. "I had an out-of-body experience", Wade said of his last-second trey and impromptu throat-slash celebration. Read More »

Guardiola: "I'll go home to Spain before I change my style"

Messi scored a hat trick to deal a humbling defeat to his former mentor yesterday, leading Barcelona to an emphatic 4-0 victory over Manchester City in the Champions League. Asked if he ever thought of changing his plans, the former Barca and Bayern Munich boss said: "I think about that, yes, but after that the solution is not better than what I believe". Read More »

James Has Triple-Double as Cavs Rout Knicks 117-88 in Opener

The Cleveland Cavaliers were victorious against the New York Knicks 117 to 88. Knicks no match for Cavaliers, LeBron James on opening night: The Knicks had a chance in front of a loud crowd and a national television audience to silence the fans and prove they could compete with the NBA champs. Read More »

No Fight With Bisping At UFC 206 — Georges St-Pierre

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UFC 206 is now scheduled to be headlined by a light-heavyweight title bout between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson , however the card has been criticized for its lack of star power outside of the main event. So, naturally, his sponsors probably won't be interested in paying him the same amount of money that he was making before, and GSP wants the UFC to make up the money he'd be losing in his new contract. Read More »