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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola concedes his high-flying side will suffer a blip at some point but is optimistic they will react better than they did last season. "Last season we dropped a lot points in Premier League and that is why we could not fight until the end with Chelsea and Tottenham". It's hard to say.
  • Verstappen extends deal with Red Bull through 2020

    Verstappen extends deal with Red Bull through 2020

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    I think the timing was the only real surprise. "Their support, from the guys and girls in the factory through to the crew in the garage, no matter what plays out on the race track, has always been 100 per cent". "It was a great moment for the whole team to see him put the frustrations of this season behind him in taking that fantastic victory in Malaysia ".
  • Chelsea can still win the league despite recent setbacks — Eden Hazard

    Chelsea can still win the league despite recent setbacks — Eden Hazard

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    Messi became just the second player to reach the landmark after Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo brought up a century of goals in UEFA competitions earlier this year. But Roma might not be so easy to put down. "We realise at this moment in time we are stuttering a little bit in terms of the performance levels we have shown or are capable of".
  • Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza named player of the year by WTA

    Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza named player of the year by WTA

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    The first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina on 22-29 October will perform at the Final WTA tournament in Singapore. "I look forward to continue working hard to keep this position". Meanwhile, Martina Hingis and Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan were voted the WTA's doubles duo of the year after they secured nine titles, including the U.S.
  • Panthers LB Kuechly to miss Bears game; Benjamin to play

    Panthers LB Kuechly to miss Bears game; Benjamin to play

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    Newton's press conferences have been loaded with controversy in recent weeks. (The Big Lead had contacted the Charlotte Observer and Rodrigue last week to see if she was still employed and if so, when she was returning to work, but got no response).
  • Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou close to one-year deal

    Red Wings, Andreas Athanasiou close to one-year deal

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    Due to Detroit's tight salary cap situation , the deal has not been officially announced because general manager Ken Holland needs to free up space in order to fit Athanasiou's contract. The KHL card was played , but as Torey Krug showed, that move is always a clear bluff. Athanasiou, who scored 18 goals last season, did not appear for training camp or the start of the season while negotiating with the Wings.
  • BCCI Hits Back at Sreesanth, Says Can't Play for Any Other Country

    BCCI Hits Back at Sreesanth, Says Can't Play for Any Other Country

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    It has been a tumultuous week for the once-Indian pacer who suffered a huge jolt when the Kerala High Court comprising Chief Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh and Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan, gave the verdict on a petition filed by the Indian board against a single-judge bench's order, which lifted the ban imposed on the 34-year-old pacer.
  • Where Do Analysts See Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Headed?

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    A number of other research analysts have also recently issued reports on UMPQ . The volume of 3.07 Million shares climbed up over an trading activity of 1.34 Million shares. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $5800 target. Shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation ( UMPQ ) opened at 19.95 on Thursday. The stock's market capitalization is 4.54B, it has a 52-week low of 14.78 and a 52-week high of 20.82.
  • No 'giant leap forward' in Sadio Mane recovery

    No 'giant leap forward' in Sadio Mane recovery

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    Mane is now unavailable for the Reds for around another four weeks after picking up a hamstring injury while on global duty this month and is not expected back before the next break. The Lions of Teranga play South Africa in two crucial qualifiers next month as they look to book their place at the World Cup in Russian Federation next year, and Cisse has named Mane in his 25-man squad.
  • Lloris delighted he decided against quitting Tottenham

    Lloris delighted he decided against quitting Tottenham

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    But I feel the same after the game if I win or lose about my decision, because I can not regret my decisions". We (i.e. writers at Cartilage Free) have definitely criticized Pochettino in the past for being tactically dogmatic and lacking a backup plan when things didn't go according to plan.
  • New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Game 6 ALCS

    New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros Game 6 ALCS

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    Home on the roadLet us not forget the Astros won their only games in their home park. Here are the keys to Game 6. It was the first time Kershaw had looked like himself all postseason, which lends further credence to the notion that the Dodgers will be favorites to bring home the crown no matter if the opponent is the New York Yankees or the Houston Astros .
  • Holden looks to future as retail-only business

    Holden looks to future as retail-only business

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    It's hard to miss that this week is the last hurrah for Holden in Australia. Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull described the closure as a sad day for the country, but remained adamant the improving economy would allow Holden workers to find themselves new jobs.
  • Westbrook, George, Anthony Shine; Thunder Rout Knicks 105-84

    Westbrook, George, Anthony Shine; Thunder Rout Knicks 105-84

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    Prior to the game, Anthony referred to that experience as "hell". Now that Anthony is with OKC after spending the past six-plus seasons as the face of the Knicks' franchise, this is Porzingis' team. In a spirited touch, OKC fans gave out honorary ovations to former Thunder players Enes Kanter and Doug McDermott. He waived his no-trade clause and 15 percent trade kicker to get out of NY and play for a contender.
  • Bucs QB Jameis Winston practices Wednesday, but doesn't throw

    Bucs QB Jameis Winston practices Wednesday, but doesn't throw

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    Jameis Winston's least accurate throw on Friday was probably the one that best illustrated his progress this week. Former Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick would start for the Bucs if Winston can't go. "Jameis threw the ball well today", Koetter said. Winston has not missed a start in 37 games in the National Football League and has thrown all but 11 passes for the Bucs during that stretch.
  • Hayward return this season unlikely after surgery

    Hayward return this season unlikely after surgery

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    No timetable for his return has been determined yet, but it would appear the Celtics will be without their coveted third member of the yet another new Big 3 for quite some time. For one night, these guys proved that they can play and contribute to a team in the National Basketball Association. "I really feel for him". Former NBA player Shavlik Randolph, who spent 1 1/2 seasons with the Celtics in his career , suffered a similar injury in his career.
  • Liverpool click at last with record away win

    Liverpool click at last with record away win

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    It has to be to win 7-0 of course'. "In the last three or four games we missed many chances, if you saw the games you know we created many chances that we missed and we had bad luck", added the Egyptian. Just before the break, Coutinho and Moreno combined on the left with Salah nudging ahead of Firmino to tap the ball in. "It will open his chest".
  • Dusty Baker out as Nationals Manager

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    The search for a new manager will begin immediately, and the new manager will pick the coaching staff, the team said. "And we will not do so until we finalize this season". "I think Dusty's great". Baker had finished the second of a two-year contract with the team, and will not be re-signed, the team said in a statement Friday.
  • Mike Sullivan downplays impact of new play-calling role

    Mike Sullivan downplays impact of new play-calling role

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    The Giants next play on offense will come shortly after 4:25 p.m. Sunday against a talented, mentally tough Seattle defense, and Sullivan can't wait to enforce his influence again - from his headset to Manning's helmet to the other 10 players in the huddle.
  • Prediction: Manchester City vs Burnley

    Prediction: Manchester City vs Burnley

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    Manchester United are their nearest challengers in the table despite dropping points at Anfield, while defending champions Chelsea are a little way off the pace following their shock defeat to Crystal Palace . The unbeaten Blues welcome the Lancashire outfit, who are yet to lose on their travels this season, to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 21 October as Guardiola's men look to notch a seventh successive victory in the Premier League.
  • Redskins 1st-Round Pick Jonathan Allen out for Season with Foot Injury

    Redskins 1st-Round Pick Jonathan Allen out for Season with Foot Injury

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    According to ESPN's John Keim , Allen will miss the rest of the season due to the injury. Allen suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of Sunday's victory over the San Francisco 49ers . Allen had 10 tackles and one sack in five starts this season. The team will have to look to Anthony Lanier to step-up and fill Allen's spot in the rotation, but they remain hopeful that second-year defensive lineman Matt Ioannidis will continue to impress.