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Sterling's transformation under the Spaniard this season has also been something special. Under Pep Guardiola Sterling has matured into a highly accomplished forward, capitalising upon his rapid turn of pace and trickery to enhance City's deadly attacking line.
  • Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic wary of Nigeria threat — FIFA WC

    Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic wary of Nigeria threat — FIFA WC

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    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is adamant that Lionel Messi has been "the best player in the world" ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo over the last ten years. "But my team of course can do it, I trust in my team and we will do our best from the onset". Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic acknowledged that Argentina would be favoured to win the group.
  • Pep Guardiola says facing West Ham will not be easy

    Pep Guardiola says facing West Ham will not be easy

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    So far, the City juggernaut has continued to roll even if it's slowed down from early-season heights, recording narrow wins in their last two games, requiring an injury-time victor against Southampton on Wednesday. West Ham United Expected XI (4-4-2): Hart (GK); Zabaleta, Reid, Ogbonna, Cresswell; Kouyate, Noble, Arnautovic, Lanzini; Ayew, Antonio. He will be well aware that this side are already fighting for their Premier League survival, and therefore, should not be taken lightly.
  • Why the SEC commissioner thinks Tide deserves playoff consideration

    Why the SEC commissioner thinks Tide deserves playoff consideration

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    Then again, it's not entirely that cut and dry, so let's breakdown the scenarios that Alabama needs to unfold for the Crimson Tide to make it back to the playoff. But Delany, during a 20-minute interview with the Tribune, laid out the case for an 11-2 Ohio State team that wins the Big Ten title. -. their 31-point loss to 7-5 Iowa , comfortably the ugliest loss ever suffered by a CFP team.
  • Knights Outlast Memphis For AAC Title

    Knights Outlast Memphis For AAC Title

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    No. 14 UCF and No. 20 Memphis put on a barnburner, with neither team able to stop much of anything. It's been an incredible rebuild the past two years under coach Scott Frost, who led the Knights from 0-12 to six wins last year and from six wins to 12-0 this year.
  • Defender told he can leave Man Utd as Mourinho names price

    Defender told he can leave Man Utd as Mourinho names price

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    With these problems affecting his recovery, he has not been able to get back to regular football and Mourinho has slowly started seeing him as a liability, which he wants to let go off. But given that Manchester United did pay around £30 million for the left-back, it looks like Mourinho is willing to take a loss to allow Shaw to leave the club.
  • Everton appoint Allardyce as new manager

    Everton appoint Allardyce as new manager

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    Allardyce begins his Everton tenure against Huddersfield at Goodison Park on Saturday and he shed some light on his decision to take charge of his seventh Premier League club, despite having formally retired after his stint at Crystal Palace .
  • 3-Peat: Sooners Win 2017 Big 12 Title

    3-Peat: Sooners Win 2017 Big 12 Title

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    It capped a 10-play, 81-yard drive. He kept the Horned Frogs in the game in the first half Saturday, threading some nice passes into coverage, and picking up some tough yards on the ground (he led TCU with 51 yards rushing). Mayfield alleviated those concerns just seconds into the third quarter. Brown (5'11/162) bolted for a 52-yard touchdown early in the third quarter to give Oklahoma a 38-17 lead.
  • Watford 1-1 Tottenham: Spurs slide continues

    Watford 1-1 Tottenham: Spurs slide continues

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    For me one of the first questions is about a controversial situation. "The player said it wasn't his intention, but it's hard at this point". "It was 1-1 at half-time and a rough game in the second half". Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham will emerge stronger from their slump after they failed to win for the fourth consecutive league game at Watford on Saturday.
  • Nebraska Hiring UCF's Scott Frost As Next Head Coach

    Nebraska Hiring UCF's Scott Frost As Next Head Coach

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    He moved to OR in 2009 and served as offensive coordinator from 2013-15, being named a finalist for the Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant in 2014-when the Ducks reached the College Football Playoff National Championship Game against Ohio State.
  • With West Brom struggling surely Manchester City will tempt Evans?

    With West Brom struggling surely Manchester City will tempt Evans?

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    Evans is said to be keen on a transfer, and was disappointed that a move did not materialise during the summer. However, the Baggies' £30m ($40.6m) plus price tag became the stumbling block for City in bringing Evans to the Etihad. "I think, at the moment, realistically speaking, it's probably going to take us a little while before we get into anything like safe ground", said Hodgson.
  • Zunic has 8-under 64, takes 3rd-round lead at Australian PGA

    Zunic has 8-under 64, takes 3rd-round lead at Australian PGA

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    Former world number one Scott had four bogeys in five holes to card a dismal two-over 74 and failed to make the cut at Queensland while U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia fell to joint-10th with a one-under 71. "I hit a couple of really nice putts but I was probably a little bit exhausted I think, physically and mentally", he said. The Sydney-based Zunic has already endured an eventful career.
  • South Carolina State basketball player collapses on sideline

    South Carolina State basketball player collapses on sideline

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    After receiving medical attention, including CPR, from emergency medical personnel, Solomon was conscious, stabilized and transported to Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Cries rang out from people around the Bulldogs' bench as staff members fanned Solomon with a jacket. Both teams left the court and went to their locker rooms.
  • Barcelona defender Umtiti out 2 months with hamstring injury

    Barcelona defender Umtiti out 2 months with hamstring injury

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    Elsewhere on Saturday, champions Real Madrid visit Athletic Bilbao, reeling from a shock King's Cup defeat to third division Formentera , while Atletico Madrid host Real Sociedad and Valencia travel to Getafe. Celta evened the match less than 10 minutes later through Maxi Gomez from inside the area after being set up by Aspas in a breakaway. Barcelona central defender Samuel Umtiti will be sidelined for about two months because of a right hamstring injury.
  • Auburn and Georgia Meet Again, This Time for the SEC Title

    Auburn and Georgia Meet Again, This Time for the SEC Title

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    It doesn't sit well with me, but that's just football". The national championship game will be held here as well on January 8, and the SEC is under contract to hold its league title tilt here through 2026. "We have to play our best football", Malzahn said. I definitely feel the hurt of that loss still. It was nearly like a home game for the road team.
  • Paul Pogba: I hope Manchester City players get injured

    Paul Pogba: I hope Manchester City players get injured

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    Pogba of course joined Man United's academy in 2009, aged just 16 - having spent some time at Roissy-en-Brie, Torcy and Le Havre. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, has admitted that he was happy when Neymar moved to PSG, and became the world most expensive player ever this summer.
  • Eagles and Alshon Jeffery agree to four-year deal

    Eagles and Alshon Jeffery agree to four-year deal

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    His contract now runs through 2021. Jeffery joined the Eagles during the offseason, signing a one-year deal after having spent the first five years of his National Football League career with the Chicago Bears . I'm blessed to have the opportunity to play for this organization and for these fans. The Eagles and Jeffery have been a good match this season, with the former Pro Bowler catching 43 passes for 619 yards and seven touchdowns through 11 games.