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Leading off today: Several stories Saturday morning featured the quote that most eloquently reminded us of the greatest attribute in Connie Hawkins' game - his disregard for the laws of gravity. The NBA had kept its distance because of a college point-shaving scandal in New York City while Hawkins was a freshman at Iowa in 1961. "His unique combination of size, grace and athleticism was well ahead of its time and his signature style of play is now a hallmark of the modern game".
  • Jolyon Palmer to leave Renault after Japanese Grand Prix

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    As a result of the switch, Toro Rosso have confirmed that Daniil Kvyat will be brought back in alongside Pierre Gasly for the United States race. "I would like to thank Carlos for all his efforts over nearly three Formula 1 seasons", said Toro Rosso Franz Tost.
  • Roberto Martinez: 'Romelu Lukaku has matured at Manchester United'

    Roberto Martinez: 'Romelu Lukaku has matured at Manchester United'

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    Key midfield man Paul Pogba has been sidelined with what Mourinho described as "long-term" hamstring injury, while Michael Carrick has yet to appear this season following a niggling knock. The midfielder has scored four goals and provided one assist this season already. The 30-year-old had been suffering from an Achilles problem ahead of the clash but was given the green light to feature, despite Belgium having already secured their place at next summer's competition.
  • Dante Exum could miss season with separated shoulder

    Dante Exum could miss season with separated shoulder

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    Utah's game was not televised, but reporters at the game indicated Exum took a tough fall and immediately made his way to the locker room. Exum was undergoing an MRI on Friday night to determine the extent of the injury, and Utah coach Quin Snyder didn't sound optimistic.
  • Goffin enhances ATP Finals chances in Tokyo

    Goffin enhances ATP Finals chances in Tokyo

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    David Goffin's quest to reach the ATP Finals continued on Friday as he overcame a slow start to beat Richard Gasquet 7-5 6-2 in the Japan Open quarter-finals. Cilic trailed 3-0 in the first-set tiebreaker before clawing his way back into contention. Mannarino served at 5-3 in the second set but failed to hold his nerve before breaking to love, and forcing a decider in which Cilic folded spectacularly.
  • Barcelona join Man United in chase for Arsenal star

    Barcelona join Man United in chase for Arsenal star

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    Barcelona may view Ozil as a suitable replacement for Neymar and a more affordable option than Philippe Coutinho, who they had multiple offers rejected for in the summer. It is claimed Real are unlikely to move for the player who spent three years in the Spanish capital before joining Arsenal and his ties with Mourinho may have a significant influence on his decision.
  • London St-Thomas Jobless Rate Climbs

    London St-Thomas Jobless Rate Climbs

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    The unemployment rate for the London-St. "The headline number isn't that impressive, but the details were quite impressive". Average hourly wages for permanent employees rose 2.2 percent from a year ago, the fastest annual pace since June 2016, the statistics agency said.
  • Las Vegas Shooting: Surgeon Says Husband Died While Saving Her Life

    Las Vegas Shooting: Surgeon Says Husband Died While Saving Her Life

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    I don't know that I'll ever experience that kind of love again. At least two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employees , two Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters, three Los Angeles County Fire Department employees, a Torrance firefighter, an Orange County sheriff's deputy, a Los Angeles police officer and two Newport Beach employees, including an off-duty police officer , were wounded in Sunday night's shooting.
  • Brazil vs Spain: A marquee match in a tough group

    Brazil vs Spain: A marquee match in a tough group

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    Spain's coach Santigao Denia meanwhile kept his cards close to his chest but said the team will play in the similar style that made it European champion. The last match played in India is set for the 16th, right before pollution is sure to pick up due to India's Diwali Festival, celebrated with huge amounts of fireworks.
  • 3 predictions for Rams and Seahawks in Week 5

    3 predictions for Rams and Seahawks in Week 5

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    Early in the season the Rams have used Austin in many run situations. Seattle hit their stride in the second half, showing their prowess on the offensive side of the ball. He has averaged a solid 4.2 yards per carry this season as most of his carries have been productive. He has been a threat everywhere on the field. The Seahawks come into this contest sporting a 2-2 record that ties them with the Arizona Cardinals for 2 place in the NFC West.
  • Defending champ Steele in the mix again

    Defending champ Steele in the mix again

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    I don't think I missed a green, so that really helps. "I was hitting great shots, good putts and got some good breaks". Beginning on the back nine, Steele holed from three feet at the 12th and rolled in a 12-foot birdie at the next before posting a hat-trick of gains from the 16th.
  • MLB Playoffs: Yankees Troll LeBron, Cleveland Indians Before ALDS Game 1

    MLB Playoffs: Yankees Troll LeBron, Cleveland Indians Before ALDS Game 1

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    And Kluber would loom in any Game 5. Here are some things you can take away from the game. The Yankees advanced past the Minnesota Twins to make it to the ALDS . And even Severino was rocked in his Wild Card start against the Twins. With 13 strikeouts combined, the relieving pitchers proved that they were eager to show up and play for a championship.
  • Threats reported against MSU athletic events

    Threats reported against MSU athletic events

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    Federal authorities are also involved in the investigation, police said. "Obviously, you know given the nature of things that have happened recently, we just want to make sure people stay safe and pay attention to their surroundings and look for anything out of the ordinary", Lt.
  • Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested

    Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick arrested

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    Patrick has started all five games for the Bulldogs this season at linebacker and has 17 total tackles this season. According to an incident report, Patrick's auto was turned on and parked in the roadway with the flashers on in the area of Clayton Street and Wall Street.
  • Cleveland Browns rookie DE Myles Garrett to make debut vs

    Cleveland Browns rookie DE Myles Garrett to make debut vs

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    Garrett, the Browns' prized rookie, was not listed on the status report, though he was limited in practice this week, according to Pro Football Talk . "He's a really good player. Hopefully, defensively, we will be able to do what we want to accomplish on defense". Garrett, whom the Browns view as a potential cornerstone type of player, quickly impressed the Browns with his talent on the field and work ethic off it in training camp.