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The NFL said it would continue to monitor air quality conditions in the Bay Area and will update the public with any changes via its social media channels. Friday's injury report listed four Raiders players as officially out for Sunday's game: cornerback Gareon Conley (shin injury), linebacker Marquel Lee (ankle), fullback Jamize Olawale (concussion) and cornerback Antonio Hamilton (knee).
  • Toro Rosso announces Hartley for US GP

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    According to multiple reports, the 27-year-old will race for the Toro Rosso Formula One team in the United States next weekend with a possibility of racing with the team on a permanent basis in 2018. Former Toro Rosso driver Sebastien Buemi, who has won the Formula E electric title since he last competed in Formula One in 2011, might be one option.
  • Penn State 'preparing' for Texas A&M to pursue James Franklin

    Penn State 'preparing' for Texas A&M to pursue James Franklin

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    Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports reported Thursday afternoon that the Nittany Lions are expecting Texas A&M to court Franklin from the Nittany Lions should the Aggies part ways with current head coach Kevin Sumlin . Franklin signed a three-year contract, $19.75 million extension in August that goes on through the 2022 season. Penn State has ascended to No. 3 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll, its highest ranking at any point since the 2008 season.
  • Morata ruled out of Chelsea's trip to Crystal Palace

    Morata ruled out of Chelsea's trip to Crystal Palace

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    He is expected to be out for a further three weeks, meaning Conte could again select an inexperienced bench. Michy Batshuayi is also in line to start up front in Morata's absence although Conte may favour a more fluid front line involving Pedro, Willian and Eden Hazard.
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    NCAA "could not conclude North Carolina violated NCAA rules"

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    Sankey said the panel was "troubled" by the University's shifting opinions on whether the classes constituted academic fraud - but that NCAA policy defers this determination to member schools. "While student-athletes likely benefited from the courses, so did the general student body", said Sankey. "The panel can not conclude that extra benefit violations occurred surrounding the offering or managing of the courses as alleged".
  • Aguero's return from injury may light up Manchester City

    Aguero's return from injury may light up Manchester City

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    Argentina's national-team doctor was quoted last week saying Aguero was likely to be sidelined for up to six weeks, but the player himself appears to have the initial prognosis in mind. Liverpool are United's first big test of the season, while City dismantled the Reds 5-0 last month and clinched an inspired 1-0 win away against Chelsea in the final fixture before the worldwide break.
  • Maria Sharapova reaches Tianjin Open semi-finals

    Maria Sharapova reaches Tianjin Open semi-finals

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    After 15 months of doping penalty for first time in a tournament in semifinals, Sharapova , only Grand Slam that attended this year, fourth round of U.S. In the end, her eighth double fault and two massive winners helped Sharapova to clinch the 14th win of the season. Italian Sara Errani downed Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil 6-4 4-6 6-3, while American Christina McHale accounted for Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-0 6-4.
  • ALCS: Keuchel's juices flowing for Game 1 start

    ALCS: Keuchel's juices flowing for Game 1 start

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    That outing was on the road as well, and he went 6-3 with a 2.26 ERA at home during the regular season. Game 1 of the best-of-7 ALCS is Friday night in Houston . Game 7 @ Houston , Saturday, Oct. 21, Time TBD. Dallas Keuchel knows the New York Yankees . It bounced off the wall and gave Devers an inside-the-park home run.
  • U.S. men's soccer team needs huge changes

    U.S. men's soccer team needs huge changes

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    Two days after a 2-1 defeat at Trinidad and Tobago ended seven consecutive appearances in the sport's biggest competition, Arena said he has yet to discuss the matter at length with U.S. "We all know sports - anything can happen. We have no excuses". Christian Pulisic scored early in the second half, but the United States missed several opportunities to pull even.
  • Rafael Nadal marches into Shanghai Masters quarters

    Rafael Nadal marches into Shanghai Masters quarters

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    The 16-time Grand Slam victor saw off the Bulgarian Dimitrov in Beijing last week but suffered some hairy moments in getting the better of him again in a nervy quarter-final played in overcast conditions. Dimitrov raced in to unleash a backhand victor for a break point in the fourth game of the final set, but Nadal thwarted him again and claimed the decisive break to lead 4-2 before sealing yet another win.
  • Danny Ainge: Isaiah Thomas 'Part of Celtic History Forever'

    Danny Ainge: Isaiah Thomas 'Part of Celtic History Forever'

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    It continued recently with Thomas telling Lee Jenkins in a feature for Sports Illustrated that he might never speak to Celtics GM Danny Ainge again because of the trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers . I don't know. I mean, would try to, but I have no idea. Thomas, who said he's wrestled with the decision to rest his hip instead of having surgery, has been working out and hopes to return before then.
  • Rishard Matthews tweets he's done if NFL makes national anthem rule

    Rishard Matthews tweets he's done if NFL makes national anthem rule

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    The posting has since been deleted from Matthews' Twitter account, although a screen shot of it was saved by Paul Kuharsky, a writer who covers the team. He has begun following the path of college teammate Colin Kaepernick, who led the charge of National Football League players protesting racial injustice and police brutality in this manner.
  • Tom Brady Misses Practice Due To Shoulder Injury

    Tom Brady Misses Practice Due To Shoulder Injury

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    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady suffered an AC joint sprain in his left, non-throwing shoulder, an MRI confirmed on Tuesday . In his history, he has gone 23-7 against his AFC East foe, looking to extend that record on Sunday as New England battles the 3-2 Jets for first place in the division.
  • Fans react as Wenger hits back at Merson after ex-Gunners' comments

    Fans react as Wenger hits back at Merson after ex-Gunners' comments

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    Merson played under both men during his playing career, but believes the English manager is a far more accomplished tactician than Wenger. Social media was quick to respond with laughter and bemusement at Merson's comparison of three-time Premier League and seven-time FA Cup victor Wenger with Harry Redknapp .
  • Tyler Eifert decides to have season-ending back surgery

    Tyler Eifert decides to have season-ending back surgery

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    He has just twice played 9 or more games in a season while producing 127 catches, 1,537 yards and 20 touchdowns so far in his short, injury-ravaged career. The move comes as no surprise, with Eifert slated to undergo season-ending back surgery. Tyler Kroft has stepped up in Eifert's absence with 14 receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns.