• Jurgen Klopp hoping youth can help rejuvenate Liverpool's season

    Jurgen Klopp hoping youth can help rejuvenate Liverpool's season

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    Less than 10-matches in to the season and we've already conceded 16-goals - sure, all of them with the exception of one have come on the road, but that fact doesn't provide much comfort when you're looking on in horror at your worst defensive start to a top-flight season since the mid-Sixties.
  • Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal

    Kroenke wants to 'keep top players' like Ozil, Alexis at Arsenal

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    We have a lot of respect for Arsène - we are not going to be pushy about things. "That whole afternoon and evening, we talked about what happened on the pitch". "Look, we want to be champions of everything". The Gunners have already been beaten three times in the Premier League and remain vulnerable defensively.
  • Curator banned after ODI pitch tampering claim in India-New Zealand series

    Curator banned after ODI pitch tampering claim in India-New Zealand series

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    This comes after reports emerged that Salgaoncar had agreed to "tamper" the pitch after some television reporters, posed as bookies, approached him. We have asked for a detailed report and will act upon it accordingly. However, Salgaonkar even allowed them to look at the pitch ahead of the India match. Acting BCCI acting honorary secretary Amitabh Choudhary said: "The BCCI has zero tolerance towards any activity that brings the game to disrepute".
  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino sets Premier League and Champions League title targets

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino sets Premier League and Champions League title targets

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    After losing 3-0 at home to Brighton last Friday, Bilic admitted before the game this was another "do-or-die" week for his side, who sit 16th in the Premier League table. It's a great night for the club. "I said I am calm and glad when we win in this way", he added. Perhaps Tottenham thought their work was done because twice they failed to clear their lines as Ayew tapped home after Michel Vorm parried Edimilson Fernandes' shot and then Ayew was there again, steering in after Manuel ...
  • Redskins, Cowboys still trying to find their way

    Redskins, Cowboys still trying to find their way

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    NFC and at home. Dallas , on the other hand, has not won a game against an opponent with a winning record all season. Washington is 1-4 straight up in its last five games overall when playing Dallas . That is how the Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams and Green Bay Packers all managed to defeat Dallas , as he was able to hit paydirt against only one of them.
  • Harris scores 34, Pistons rout Timberwolves

    Harris scores 34, Pistons rout Timberwolves

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    Minnesota Timberwolves forward Anthony Brown (3) grabs a rebound in front of Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. Harris had back-to-back dunks, plus a jumper and two 3-pointers in the flurry. Detroit led 63-44 at halftime. "I'm going to kick your [butt] then.' So that's what I did".
  • Vin Scully calls in Fernando Valenzuela for help with first pitch

    Vin Scully calls in Fernando Valenzuela for help with first pitch

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    If there's been anything wrong with the Dodgers' otherwise near-flawless season so far, it's only that Vin Scully hasn't been in the booth to call it. It was time to make a call to the bullpen. Scully, a month away from his 90th birthday, didn't quite throw out the first pitch, instead handing off those duties to Fernando Valenzuela , with Steve Yeager catching.
  • Marler banned, Hartley in clear for England after citings

    Marler banned, Hartley in clear for England after citings

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    Although the offence was deemed minor, Hartley's dismal disciplinary record that has robbed him of 60 weeks of his career threatened to increase any sanction given and prevent him from captaining England next month. While Hartley is free to face Wasps on Saturday for Northampton, his England front-row colleague Marler was handed a three-week suspension after being cited for striking Wasps' Will Rowlands while on Harlequins duty in Sunday's Champions Cup match.
  • Josh Smith to sign with the Pelicans

    Josh Smith to sign with the Pelicans

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    After Davis' injury, the only healthy big men left on the Pelicans' roster are DeMarcus Cousins and Cheick Diallo. But for any New Orleans fans who think this is rock bottom-at least he's getting less than $54 million this time. Smith has been hoping for a return to the league after unsuccessful stints with the Detroit Pistons , the Houston Rockets , and most-recently the L.A.
  • Ex-commissioner Stern: NBA should change policy on marijuana

    Ex-commissioner Stern: NBA should change policy on marijuana

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    I'm now at the point where, personally, I think it should be removed from the banned list. "I think we have to change the Collective Bargaining Agreement and let you do what is legal in your state", Stern added. Stern says back when he was the commish, public perception was that weed is a gateway drug to harder stuff. but Stern says the perception has changed radically.
  • Cleveland Browns No.1 pick Myles Garrett in concussion protocol

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    Garrett has 4.0 sacks this season in just three games. Since making his professional debut in Week 5, Garrett has posted 11 tackles with four sacks - notching at least one in each game. The concussion is the latest injury for Garrett, who also suffered a foot sprain during spring minicamp. Thomas had been on the field for more than 10,000 consecutive plays before getting hurt in Sunday's loss to Tennessee.
  • Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane crowned FIFA Coach of the Year

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane crowned FIFA Coach of the Year

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    Zidane will be aware, however, that success is no guarantee of job security at the Blancos. For that reason Zidane is taking every day as it comes. Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was named as the top men's coach in world football at FIFA's The Best ceremony in London's Palladium Theatre on Monday night.
  • Woodburn signs new long-term Liverpool deal

    Woodburn signs new long-term Liverpool deal

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    Ben Woodburn says he has committed his long-term future to Liverpool because he sees a clear path to the first team there. Having celebrated his 18th birthday this month, the club's youngest-ever goalscorer became eligible to ink fresh terms.
  • Martavis Bryant says Mike Tomlin told him he won't play Week 8

    Martavis Bryant says Mike Tomlin told him he won't play Week 8

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    After Juju Smith-Schuster scored his third touchdown of the season, Bryant posted a comment on Instagram saying, "Juju is nowhere near better than me fool". The Steelers have apparently had enough, and Bryant won't play in Week 8. Bryant refuted the report that week, but Fowler has also report that he "Wants out".
  • UNC's Joel Berry II Broke Hand Punching Door After Losing Video Game

    UNC's Joel Berry II Broke Hand Punching Door After Losing Video Game

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    The University of North Carolina reportedly could open its 2017-18 season without one of its best players. The Tar Heels will survive without Berry, and will likely cruise against unranked opponents into December. Berry averaged 14.7 points and 3.6 assists last season and was named a preseason first-team All-American by ESPN on Monday. That timeframe could cause him to miss non-conference games against Stanford and MI but it will also give UNC plenty of time to figure out whether Jalek ...
  • Cam Newton rudely addresses another reporter, storms out of media room

    Cam Newton rudely addresses another reporter, storms out of media room

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    From the post-Super Bowl 50 tantrum to the recent incident with Charlotte Observer reporter Jourdan Rodrigue, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has a long history of clashing with the media. Given the Panthers' performance the past two weeks, that's not surprising. Well the 2015 NFL MVP was it again Wednesday, as he apparently go so turned off by a reporter's question that he stormed out of a press conference.