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O'Sullivan had threatened to pull out of the tournament after World Snooker told him he was unable to wear trainers as he did in his first round victory against Zhang Anda . "I really wanted her to pot it". O'Sullivan was forced to wear unconventional trainers due to an ankle injury and, fortunately, common sense prevailed when World Snooker acquiesced to allowing the five-time world champion to sport shoes which didn't quite adhere to the dress code.
  • Man City on track to beat PL goals record

    Man City on track to beat PL goals record

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    Liverpool procured its second big chance 11 minutes into the second half when Joe Gomez's cross from the right fell invitingly for Can, who could do no better than hoist a volley into the Kop from six yards. Sarri's Napoli are at the head of Serie A with eight matches played, eight wins and 26 goals scored. Klopp sees Roberto Firmino as being integral to how he wants to play and when Liverpool are firing on all cylinders you can see why he has such faith in the Brazilian.
  • Jaguars President Apologizes After Players Kneel During Anthem in London

    Jaguars President Apologizes After Players Kneel During Anthem in London

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    In an October 6 letter, team President Mark Lamping told Bill Spann, director of Jacksonville's military affairs and veterans department, he appreciated Spann's willingness to "candidly" share his thoughts, helping the team understand how its actions were received by former and current members of the US armed forces, as WJXT reported .
  • Simmons beaten in debut, Lin hurt in Nets loss

    Simmons beaten in debut, Lin hurt in Nets loss

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    Using updated win totals from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook to establish preseason projected win rates, adjusting for injuries, such as the one sustained by Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward , we can project the regular season win totals for each National Basketball Association team.
  • Benzema agent gives update on Arsenal transfer links

    Benzema agent gives update on Arsenal transfer links

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    However his agent Karim Djaziri has poured cold water over speculation by insisting his client is fully committed to the Santiago Bernabeu outfit. Benzema has always been linked with a move to Arsenal but no deal has materialised leaving Arsene Wenger frustrated.
  • Major League Baseball playoffs: Optimism abounds for Dodgers, Cubs heading into NLCS Game 5

    Major League Baseball playoffs: Optimism abounds for Dodgers, Cubs heading into NLCS Game 5

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    The cost to Chicago was enormous: Thanks to Maddon's aggressive call, Davis had to throw 48 pitches and is nearly certainly unavailable for Thursday's do-or-die Game 5. Still, he departed with a two-run lead. Last year, the Cubs came back from a 2-1 deficit against the Dodgers in the NLCS. For the first time since 1908, a world championship came to the North Side and Baez became a face of that triumph.
  • Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game

    Detroit Red Wings Lose Second Consecutive Game

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    Detroit made it 4-3 just 1:34 later on a play that needed video review. "I think there was some amusing goals", said Wings coach Jeff Blashill. "When that happens early on, especially in the second of back-to-backs, [we] get the feeling we had a little bit of breathing room".
  • Long-time Chelsea target Radja Nainggolan open to Premier League switch

    Long-time Chelsea target Radja Nainggolan open to Premier League switch

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    We lost our style of football totally. "We lost against Napoli, even if we could've equalised, so we tried to build on that second-half performance and attacked Chelsea from the start". At the end the result was fair but, in the first half, we were 2-0 up. "Other managers, they cry, they cry, they cry when a player is injured", Mourinho said.
  • Great ShakeOut drill set for October 19

    Great ShakeOut drill set for October 19

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    Quake preparedness is one important part of an overall goal of being prepared for any disaster. The University will be activating their emergency alert systems, including sirens so those in the area should not be alarmed, but they should practice what to do during an quake.
  • Jack Wilshere hits back at Troy Deeney: Arsenal are tough enough

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    A Deeney-inspired Watford came from behind to win 2-1 thanks to a controversial penalty and a last-minute victor from Tom Cleverley. "As a player, if your attitude is questioned, it's awful", he said. We will move on. It gave the home team an unexpected route back into the match and installed confidence in the Watford players that they could beat their more illustrious rivals.
  • Maria Sharapova knocked out of Kremlin Cup by Magdalena Rybarikova

    Maria Sharapova knocked out of Kremlin Cup by Magdalena Rybarikova

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    At 30-years-old, Sharapova is in the twilight of her career but she is hoping to remain on the WTA Tour for the foreseeable future. Rybarikova, seeded 8 at the tournament, ousted wildcard-invited Sharapova from the Moscow tournament in the first round packing the straight sets victory of 7-6 (7-3); 6-4.
  • Jose Mourinho to hold talks over new deal, club chiefs not concerned

    Jose Mourinho to hold talks over new deal, club chiefs not concerned

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    The display might have been, but it is now an occurrence that keeps happening. They were sluggish and some of the other factors did not help either, mainly injuries. Mourinho has been in charge of United since July 2016 and been to Anfield twice, drawing both games 0-0. That draw a year ago also came after poor September results and a previous 2-1 loss to Manchester City.
  • Yuvraj Singh slapped with domestic violence case by sister-in-law Akanksha

    Yuvraj Singh slapped with domestic violence case by sister-in-law Akanksha

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    There has been no clarifications or statements made from Yuvraj's family as well. This Diwali she has slapped the Singhs with a domestic violence case. "Yes, Akanksha has filed a case of domestic violence against Yuvraj, her husband Zoravar and their mother Shabnam", the laywer was quoted as saying. Yuvraj was a mute spectator to the suffering caused to my client by Zoravar and his mother.
  • Ronald Koeman confident he retains full support of Everton board

    Ronald Koeman confident he retains full support of Everton board

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    But Koeman revealed talks during the visit to Finch Farm before the 1-1 draw against Brighton by majority shareholder Moshiri and chairman Bill Kenwright were positive. "Maybe I am in crisis", added Koeman. Koeman is right to point to the testing fixtures with a consecutive run of Manchester City, Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester United in late August and September - a point against City their only one from that quartet.
  • Messi joins Ronaldo in European 100-goal club

    Messi joins Ronaldo in European 100-goal club

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    Lionel Messi scored a landmark 100th goal in European competition, netting for Barcelona against Olympiacos in the Champions League on Wednesday to join Cristiano Ronaldo in an exclusive club. Pique did get the ball over the line three minutes from half-time. Ernesto Valverde's side are three points clear of Juventus at the top of Group D.
  • Alicia Keys Confirmed As Fourth Coach For

    Alicia Keys Confirmed As Fourth Coach For "The Voice" Season 14

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    Although Keys' return seems to be highly anticipated, at the moment, " The Voice " Season 13 is still taking place. The last time Alicia was a coach, in season 12, her contestant won. The reality show is now in its 13th season, with Jennifer Hudson and Miley Cyrus coaching alongside Levine and Shelton. She will join Kelly Clarkson , Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as coaches.
  • Andrew Luck Suffers Setback, Will Not Practice This Week

    Andrew Luck Suffers Setback, Will Not Practice This Week

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    Ballard would not confirm if Luck will play in 2017, but the GM doesn't believe the soreness will keep his franchise quarterback away from the practice field for too long. Wednesday's news is the latest twist in two-plus years of ongoing issues with Luck's shoulder. "It's natural that there's going to be some pain and soreness when you're rehabbing an injury", Ballard said.
  • Robert Pires reveals why Mesut Ozil is angry with the Gunners

    Robert Pires reveals why Mesut Ozil is angry with the Gunners

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    Those pesky rumours linking the German midfielder with a move away from North London just will not go away and Ozil's recent body language has done little to allay fears that he wants out. He continued by saying "but I still believe in Arsenal and first of all in Arsene Wenger ". Everyone has to do his job 100 per cent otherwise they are not eligible to be on the pitch.
  • Liverpool star Matip hails Manchester United superstar

    Liverpool star Matip hails Manchester United superstar

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    Were he to remain at United for that long, Mourinho would have been in charge for 17 years, something he doesn't believe is possible in the increasingly pressurised and demanding world of football management. "The only thing that I told is true and there was not a misinterpretation of my words was I am not going to end my career at Manchester United". Only once the latter is achieved will Mourinho pause and think about what comes next.