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Man City Star: I Rejected Liverpool To Join The Citizens

Man City Star: I Rejected Liverpool To Join The Citizens

Virgil Van Dijk will probably make his league debut for the Reds , and this will be the first game after Philippe Coutinho was officially sold to Barcelona . Jurgen Klopp has challenged his men to be fearless as Liverpool look to end Manchester City's unbeaten run in the Premier League today. Up until the winger's substitution in the 71 minute, the Scot had his opposite man firmly tucked away in his back bottom as he repeatedly dispossessed and disrupted the City player out on the ... Read More

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Chargers to play Titans in London in 2018

Chargers to play Titans in London in 2018

CBS Sports reports the game would be Philadelphia's first appearance in London while Jacksonville has played for five straight seasons. Wembley, where Spurs are playing until the new stadium is completed, will host two more National Football League games on October 21 and 28, with the Philadelphia Eagles due to face the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tennessee Titans taking on the Los Angeles Chargers . Read More

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Le'Veon Bell threatens retirement in 2018 if tagged again

Le'Veon Bell threatens retirement in 2018 if tagged again

It wouldn't be too hard to see the Steelers calling Bell's bluff and tagging him again. That's probably the last time we'll hear Bell talk about his franchise tag this postseason. Not as much as his talent would suggest. And Bell wants to be treated as such - even if that means threatening the end of his football career. That might drop his value to a Day 2 or Day 3 pick. Read More

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Eden Hazard set to sign new Chelsea contract amid Real Madrid interest

Eden Hazard set to sign new Chelsea contract amid Real Madrid interest

He also said his new deal would come after goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois , another reported target for Real Madrid , signs his contract extension in west London . 26-year-old Hazard's current contract at Stamford Bridge does not run out until 2020, but Chelsea are keen to keep him at the club after interest from the Spanish giants and are now attempting to improve his weekly wage, bonuses and release clause. Read More

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Trump skips parts of national anthem at football game

Trump skips parts of national anthem at football game

The president has been extremely vocal in urging respect for the USA national anthem. People have accused the United States president of forgetting the words. Social media users are accusing President Donald Trump of forgetting the words to the National Anthem (video below). He said : "The NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem". Read More

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Celta hold Barca, easy for Real

Celta hold Barca, easy for Real

This has all helped Celta to pick up 21 points for the season so far, but their form in their last five games, in which they have only won twice, is threatening to force them into a relegation battle for the season to come. Sign up here for a free seven-day trial . Tax evasion allegations by Spanish authorities have also damaged Ronaldo's resolve to stay, it's said. "We do not say goodbye to the Liga because we are Madrid , there is a lot left and these players have shown us what they are ... Read More

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Raiders announce Jon Gruden as new head coach

Raiders announce Jon Gruden as new head coach

Then after that he will head to Oakland with the task of resurrecting Carr after a down year and getting the Raiders back to the postseason. "There's a great legacy on 'Monday Night Football , ' " McDonough said. TOM FLORES: Flores was replaced as Raiders coach following the 1987 season after winning two Super Bowls in his nine seasons with the franchise. On Friday, Kerr, a fellow Oakland coach, was a guest on "The Damon Bruce Show" on 95.7 The Game in San Francisco . Read More

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Raiders to make Jon Gruden highest-paid coach in National Football League history

Raiders to make Jon Gruden highest-paid coach in National Football League history

Gruden, now the color commentator on ESPN's " Monday Night Football ", will be officially introduced as Oakland's new head coach on Tuesday, according to multiple reports . Gruden holds an all-time mark of 95-81 over 11 seasons with the Raiders and the Bucs and is 5-4 in the playoffs. Gruden, who was hired by ESPN in 2009, reportedly already has made some key hires to his coaching staff. Read More

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Vikings beat Chicago to clinch first-round bye

Vikings beat Chicago to clinch first-round bye

He owns a 133-122 record with Chicago, Denver and the Carolina Panthers . "So I'm excited. I think this place is going to be rocking", Keenum said. "If we can go out and get a win, it guarantees us that we get next week off". The Minnesota Vikings took care of business on Sunday and one victory pretty much turned into two. "Just letting the game slow down and just playing, instead of thinking". Read More

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Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match

Jelena Ostapenko honoured to play in Serena Williams' comeback match

Ostapenko is now entered at the 2018 Shenzhen Open , and their exhibition match will be held on 30 December, 5 pm local time. Williams has registered for the Australian Open , which begins on January 15 at Melbourne Park. In the super tiebreaker, Ostapenko raced to an 8-2 lead before halting a brief recovery by Williams. Williams again struggled with her serve in the second set. Read More

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Adrian Peterson reportedly heading to injured reserve, faces uncertain future

Adrian Peterson reportedly heading to injured reserve, faces uncertain future

In a statement, the running back says he's focused on getting better and looking forward to next season. Pelissero reported that Peterson won't need to undergo surgery for the injury. One of the greatest running backs to don a helmet might have played his last National Football League game. Then, he fell back to earth, failing to rush for more than 79 yards over the next three games before suffering his neck injury. Read More

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All-time return touchdown leader Devin Hester announces retirement

All-time return touchdown leader Devin Hester announces retirement

Hester played eight seasons with the Bears , highlighted by leading the league in punt return yards and touchdowns (three) during his rookie campaign in 2006. No other player has more than 10. Because the scope of his greatness is largely limited to his special teams play, the body of work, although quite impressive, is not as well-rounded as other players who may also be up for possible induction. Read More

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Chris Evans Invites Bullying Kid To 'Avengers: Infinity War' Premiere

Mark Hamill encouraged Keaton to not be discouraged by bullies but that they were just jealous because "you're so smart and handsome". Hats off to you, Mr. Since his mum posted the tearful video online, in which he outlined how afraid he was to face bullies at lunchtime, tons of celebrities have come forward to track the kid down and cheer him up, including National Football League tight end Delanie Walker, Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown , and Star Wars' Mark Hamill. Read More

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Brussels loses right to host Euro 2020 matches, Wembley gains four games

Brussels loses right to host Euro 2020 matches, Wembley gains four games

Rome's Stadio Olimpico will host the opening game of Euro 2020, Wembley will stage three group matches, a round of 16 game plus the semi-finals and final, while the venue pairings have been confirmed, UEFA said. "Today we don't know if they can build a stadium or not", he told reporters at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. UEFA said that each host nation that qualifies will play at least two matches at home in the group stage. Read More

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Never asked Sibal to get Ayodhya case postponed: Sunni Board

Never asked Sibal to get Ayodhya case postponed: Sunni Board

He also took a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi , saying he should get his facts right before making any comments. "Yes Kapil Sibal is our lawyer but he is also related to a political party, his statement in SC yesterday was wrong, we want a solution to the issue at the earliest", news agency ANI quoted Sunni Waqf Board member Haji Mehboob as saying. Read More

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Huskies to face Penn State in Fiesta Bowl

Huskies to face Penn State in Fiesta Bowl

Mike will have one final game in which he will represent Penn State University on Saturday, December 30 at 4 p.m. Penn State will compete in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona against Pac-12 opponent Washington University. "We can't wait to see our Penn State family descend on Valley of the Sun to passionately support their Nittany Lions!" For the second straight game the Nittany Lions opened the night hot with an 11-2 run. Read More

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Guardiola admits regret, says he 'cannot control' himself

Guardiola admits regret, says he 'cannot control' himself

The FA will then decide whether Guardiola, who also encroached onto the pitch to celebrate when Raheem Sterling scored City's 95th-minute victor, should face a disrepute charge following his conduct. " Yes he was very passionate, intense and aggressive but he was only very complimentary and positive to me ", Redmond said. "I didn't know him last season, I realised how good he is" was what Guardiola claimed before Redmond came to his support. Read More

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Alex Smith hits back-to-back touchdowns to Tyreek Hill

Alex Smith hits back-to-back touchdowns to Tyreek Hill

Meanwhile, Darrelle Revis is active and will play for the Chiefs against the Jets. But the Chiefs were called for unnecessary roughness on Catanzaro's attempt, and the Jets received a fresh set of downs. Peters' frustration probably wasn't just over the penalties at the end. Elijah McGuire ran it in moments later to convert the 2-point play and make it 38-31. Read More

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Struggling Woods plummets as Hoffman's lead is cut

Struggling Woods plummets as Hoffman's lead is cut

Making the 10th comeback after an absence of 10 weeks or more of his career, the former world No 1 needed a fortunate bounce to keep his opening tee shot on the fairway before pitching to 12 feet and narrowly missing the birdie attempt. He shot five birdies and two bogeys to trail England's Tommy Fleetwood by three shots in the Bahamas. "I did not know what I could do", admitted Woods. Read More

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HE'S FINALLY LEAVING: Jose Mourinho names his price for highly-rated defender

HE'S FINALLY LEAVING: Jose Mourinho names his price for highly-rated defender

First half goals from Patrick Vieira and Dennis Bergkamp sandwiched a Ryan Giggs strike to give Arsenal a 2-1 half time lead, despite United thudding the Arsenal bar through Wayne Rooney. Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Aaron Ramsey, and SeadKolasinac contributed with three goals to their respective names, while the Welsh worldwide Ramsey is the most creative individual at Emirates with seven assists at the moment. Read More

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NFL Issues Punishments To Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree After Wild Brawl

NFL Issues Punishments To Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree After Wild Brawl

National Football League vice president Jon Runyan harshly criticized Crabtree in a letter announcing the suspensions for the heated skirmish, which took place during the first quarter of Sunday's contest at the Oakland Coliseum. Both players were ejected from the game. According to NFL.com , Aqib Talib clarified that he was not defending his teammate Chris Harris , who Crabtree punched in a previous play, but was instead retaliating for Crabtree punching him, as well. Read More

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Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib Ejected for Fighting

Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib Ejected for Fighting

Either way, both players can expect a hefty fine and possible suspensions for their actions. This isn't the first time Talib has pulled off Crabtree's necklace. Only 3:07 remained in the game, and two of the best players in the game were ejected. Raiders starting right guard Gabe Jackson was also ejected, for shoving an official. Read More

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Mullen reaches agreement with Florida

Mullen reaches agreement with Florida

He's now deciding whether to take the open Nebraska job or stay at UCF. For the first time in nearly ten years, there will be a new head coach leading the Mississippi State Bulldogs. He left Florida to become the head coach at Mississippi State in 2009, where he built a consistent victor, posting a school-record three seasons with at least nine wins. Read More

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Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing

Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing

However, this isn't the end of her career as she will compete in two races next season: the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. Sometimes we get big nudges and sometimes it's little. Patrick remains the sole female driver to earn pole in the NASCAR Cup Series. Patrick announced earlier this season that she would not be returning to Stewart-Haas Racing next year due to a lack of sponsorship. Read More

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Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director, sources say

Jeff Long out as UA Athletic Director, sources say

The former television announcer was the coach when the Razorbacks took a knee during the national anthem during an exhibition game prior to the 2016-17 season. While serving at Arkansas, Long was named the first chairman of the college football playoff selection committee. "I know this, winning ball games helps everybody, so that's all I'm focused on". Read More

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World Cup without Italy would be a 'disaster', says Low

World Cup without Italy would be a 'disaster', says Low

By virtue of its 1-0 win on aggregate over the Italians , Sweden has now qualified for the 12th World Cup in the nation's history. Reigning champions Germany are in no such position having already confirmed their spot in Russian Federation and, while Low believes Sweden have shown plenty to suggest they deserve to qualify, he also feels Italy failing to qualify would be a blow to the tournament. Read More

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LeBron James, Cavs teammates ride subway, New Yorkers not impressed

LeBron James, Cavs teammates ride subway, New Yorkers not impressed

James also said he doesn't have any issues with the Knicks' organization. "I don't even know the kid", James said at the Cavaliers' shootaround before their game against the Knicks. "And I believe the only reason he used that word is because he sees young African-Americans trying to make a difference". "It's the same if I, I mean, I think DeShaun Watson should be a Brown", James said of the Houston Texans QB, who was selected at No. Read More

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U-Tennessee Sacks Saugatuck's Butch Jones as Grid Coach

U-Tennessee Sacks Saugatuck's Butch Jones as Grid Coach

GN's Jimmy Hyams says Jones was offered the opportunity to coach the final two games but declined. As bad as the season has gone, UT still has a slim chance at bowl eligibility; it must win both its remaining games. Butch Jones has been on the hot seat for several weeks with Tennessee, and it appears the Vols have finally made a decision to move in another direction. Read More

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Cleveland Browns gave yet another game away

Cleveland Browns gave yet another game away

Titans receiver Rishard Matthews walked onto the field holding hands with soldiers and stood with teammates for the anthem for the first time since President Donald Trump criticized players for protesting. Cleveland fans already know the answer given how they've played. Cleveland scored the first 10 points of the game, but the Lions rallied to take a 17-10 lead by halftime. Read More

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What time, channel is Penn State vs. Michigan State?

What time, channel is Penn State vs. Michigan State?

All season long Penn State's secondary had been lock down. The Spartans leading receiver, Felton Davis, had a huge day with 12 receptions, 181 yards and a touchdown. McSorley was intercepted three times . Davis attempted to make a catch at the sideline but tipped the ball with one hand and intercepted by Amani Oruwariye at the Nittany Lions' 24-yard line . Read More

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Indianapolis Colts officially shut down Andrew Luck for season

Indianapolis Colts officially shut down Andrew Luck for season

As such, Luck will not resume his throwing program until both Luck and the doctors are satisfied with the physical state of his shoulder and previous soreness subsides. Instead, Colts fans will have to wait until hopefully 2018 to see Luck return to the field-having not played in an National Football League game since last January, with obviously this latest disappointing injury development. Read More

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Dolphins send Ajayi to Eagles for draft pick

Dolphins send Ajayi to Eagles for draft pick

He gained just 23 yards on 13 carries, despite on season-long 21-yard rush on his first attempt of the game. We're guessing the timing wasn't a coincidence. Ajayi has rushed for 1,924 yards and nine touchdowns in 31 career games for Miami since being selected in the fifth round of the 2015 draft out of Boise State. Read More

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Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw

Jose Mourinho set to seek replacement for Luke Shaw

My relationship with him is very good, we are in contact". Spanish midfielder Herrera was candid in his assessment of United's 2-1 Premier League defeat to newly-promoted Huddersfield, questioning the team's passion and mentality. "Maybe it is to try and sell books, maybe his ghost-writer wants to make some money". "I probably have the player I didn't think it was possible to have, but we got the player I really wanted". Read More

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Dustin Pedroia undergoes knee surgery

The second baseman is anticipated to return to games in approximately seven months. Pedroia has reportedly been dealing with an injury to his left knee all season, and has even gone on the disabled list twice this year. On Wednesday, Pedroia had cartilage restoration surgery and according to Tim Britton of the Providence Journal , he's going to be out a while. Pedroia has four years and $56 million left on his current contract with the Red Sox. Read More

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